Attorney Alex Murdaugh Sentenced to Life in Prison for Double MurderChristopher ShanksNewsBreak Contributor
Buster Murdaugh Kicked Out of Law Firm After Father and Brother's MurdersarpathNewsBreak Contributor
Before wrapping up its rebuttal in Alex Murdaugh's murder trial, the prosecution calls six witnessesMiaFeedNewsBreak Contributor
Review: Murdaugh or Murder? Analyzing Netflix’s new true crime docuseries: ‘Murdaugh Murders: A Southern Scandal’The LanternNewsBreak Contributor
Driver hurt after hitting tree in Colleton County crash
COLLETON COUNTY, S.C. (WCBD) – Colleton County officials are investigating a crash that left a man was multiple traumatic injuries Sunday morning. The crash happened just before 1:20 a.m. in the 2400 block of Ritter Road, west of Catholic Hill. A Dodge pickup truck was headed west on the roadway when it crossed over into […]
Colleton County Property Where Murdaugh Murders Occurred Sells
(Colleton County, SC)- The Colleton County property where Maggie and Paul Murdaugh were killed in 2021 has new owners. The over 17-hundred acre site sold to two men for three-point-six-million dollars. Court records indicate Buster Murdaugh will receive over 500-thousand dollars from the sale. The sale happened three weeks after...
8-year-old injured in Hampton County crash; deputy airlifted to hospital
HAMPTON COUNTY, S.C. (WSAV) – What was supposed to be a simple traffic stop on Saturday in Hampton county, has left two people injured and one man arrested. According to the Hampton County Sheriff’s Office Facebook page, Deputy Mike Davis Jr. was on the side of Highway 321 near Secession Road performing a traffic stop […]
Three injured in Colleton County crash with DOT vehicles
COLLETON COUNTY, S.C. (WCBD) – Three people were injured Friday morning after a multi-vehicle collision in Colleton County. According to Colleton County Fire Rescue (CCFR), the crash happened shortly before 8:00 a.m. along Beach Road near Shady Oaks Lane. CCFR said that a Chevy pickup truck traveling east “failed...
Suspected DUI driver sends South Carolina deputy, child to hospital
HAMPTON COUNTY, S.C. — A South Carolina man is in custody accused of rear-ending a deputy's vehicle on Saturday afternoon and sending that deputy and a child to the hospital. According to an update from the Hampton County Sheriff's Office, Deputy Mike Davis Jr. was conducting a traffic stop...
CRIME REPORTS 3/23/2023
Assault and battery third degree.: Victim stated she was inside store when ex-husband came inside store and slapped her buttocks. By the time law enforcement arrived, he had left, but was identified by video surveillance. Breach of trust: Over $2,000/Less than $10,000: Money missing. Assault and battery third degree: Offender...
Testimony shouldn’t warrant retrial for man convicted of helping Alex Murdaugh with financial crimes
BEAUFORT, S.C. (WCBD) – The United States Government on Thursday filed a motion arguing testimony given by former Hampton County lawyer Alex Murdaugh during the double-murder trial of his wife and son should not warrant a retrial for ex-Palmetto State Bank CEO Russell Laffitte, who was convicted in a separate trial of helping Murdaugh carry […]
‘It’s Stephen’s time:’ Attorney for family of Stephen Smith outlines next steps in fight for justice
HAMPTON COUNTY, S.C. – (WIS) Questions surrounding the 2015 death of Stephen smith, former classmate of Buster Murdaugh, have lingered for years. There is a renewed push for justice after the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division announced this week that it is investigating his death as a homicide. The...
Florida man’s truck mangled after crashing under 18-wheeler in Colleton Co.
COLLETON COUNTY, S.C. (WCBD) – Officials in Colleton County are investigating a serious high-speed crash that left a driver nearly unscathed Wednesday. The crash occurred on I-95 near the 47-mile marker just after 7:45 p.m., according to Colleton County Fire-Rescue. Witnesses of the crash reported a Toyota pickup truck headed northbound on the interstate when […]
Pet Safety and Pet Responsibility
Fourth grade students from Ms. Pellum’s and Ms. Utsey’s classes at Colleton Prep. On March 16 they completed the Pet Safety and Pet Responsibility classes presented by FoCCAS volunteers Jean Harrigal, Dr. Rebecca Hughes, and Janice Young.
Items allegedly from Murdaugh estate pop up on eBay
"A Murdaugh Crossbow," supposedly the one seen in police body camera footage at the property, is listed with an opening bid of $14,000. The post Items allegedly from Murdaugh estate pop up on eBay first appeared on Law & Crime.
Good Shepherd Lutheran blood drive successful
The March 13 blood drive collected 56 gallons of blood. Those who participated were: Pete Pye; Mike Kuszmaul; Doris Nettles; Fran Mack; Stacy Thomas; Rebecca Foster; Marilyn Peters; Bucky McCormack; Willie Dobison; Cynthia Newman; Kathleen Castle; William Snead; Gary Hermann; Linda Hoff; Anita Givens; Gerald Kinard; Donald Davis; Leon Bryan; Mitchell Bennett; Celeste Stone; Vickie Syfrett; Michael Marshall; Sarah Judy; Arlene Cassedy; Steve Creel; Brenda Creel; Alice Givens; Brenda Washington; Keivy Rowes; Danny Wade; Michael Hutto; Dr. Riddick Ackerman III; Raleigh Obenaus; Mylinda O’Quinn; Sonya Manigo; Jeanette Smith; Bill Weeks; Crystal DeLonge; Michael DeLonge; Patricia Hickman; Joseph Holt; Karson Hiott; Susan Bennett; P.A. Pournelle; Barbara Benton; Terry Pournelle; Paula Beverly; Mary Howe; Linda Clark; Barbara Hawkins; Dan Fogle; Stephanie Persianni; David Payne; and Tristen Hiott.
First responders hold parade for Colleton toddler who spotted trapped dog
COLLETON COUNTY, S.C. (WCBD)- First responders in Colleton County are celebrating a toddler whose quick thinking helped reunite a trapped dog with its owner last week. According to CCFR, a dog — named Rico — became stuck on March 15 after an old dock collapsed into the water. A 2.5-year-old child at a nearby daycare saw […]
Heater fire causes substantial damage to Colleton County workshop
COLLETON COUNTY, S.C. (WCBD) – Colleton County Fire Rescue (CCFR) crews responded Tuesday to a structure fire caused by a heater that was left on. According to CCFR, crews responded around 2:00 p.m. to the metal building, which caught fire after a heater ignited flammable liquids and materials in the workshop.
Why am I fascinated by the case of Alex Murdaugh
I am interested in this case because of the deception. Murdaugh was able to lie to the people closest to him. After watching this trial, we all need to look around at our family and friends. Do we really know them?. During the Alex Murdaugh trial, testimonies were broadcasted live....
Charleston man ejected during high-speed crash in Colleton County
COLLETON COUNTY, S.C. (WCBD) – A Charleston man was critically injured Monday night after he was ejected during a high-speed crash along US Highway 17, officials said. First responders said that a southbound Honda CR-V struck a guard rail in a curve while traveling on the ACE Basin Parkway (US 17) near Balchem Lane, causing […]
Lowcountry hospitals hosting hiring event at Top Golf
NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD) – Three Lowcountry medical centers will host a hiring event Thursday at Top Golf in North Charleston. Trident, Summerville, and Colleton Medical Centers are searching for qualified candidates in the following positions: experienced & new RNs, nurse externs, OR RNs, PACU RNs, day surgery RNs, behavioral health RNs, Cath Lab RNs, EP RNs, CPRU RNs, surgical technologists, imaging (CT, MRI, radiology, ultrasound, Neuro IR, Nuclear Med), crisis prevention specialists, licensed behavioral health social workers and licensed therapists.
Bird of prey rescued
It took several days before Carmen Winn could get to an area in Walterboro where an injured bird --- believed to be a turkey vulture --- had been detected. According to Winn, the bird had been there an estimated three days. When she was able to get to the location,...
Doctors at HRMC'S Coastal Plains now prescribing books
Varnville, SC - A book a day keeps the doctor away. Getting books from the doctor will soon be a routine part of regular pediatric checkups at Coastal Plains Primary Care located on the campus of Hampton Regional Medical Center in Affiliation with MUSC Health, as doctors and nurses welcome the Reach Out and Read to the practice. The practice joins more than 740 program sites across North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, and Washington, D.C. preparing our youngest children to succeed in school.
Stephen Smith: State trooper who responded said he knew immediately it wasn't a hit and run
HAMPTON COUNTY, S.C. — According to the state trooper that responded the day Stephen Smith's body was found on a Hampton County road back in 2015, he knew at the onset that the 19 year old was murdered. "SLED, Sheriff's, Hampton County Coroners' office, if they had done their...
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