CRIME & SAFETY
CAUGHT ON CAM: Suspects steal nearly $3,000 worth of Crocs, accessories from Tanger Outlets
HORRY COUNTY, S.C. (WMBF) - A video shows three suspects at a Myrtle Beach-area Crocs store putting shoes into bags and walking out without paying. Horry County police were called out around 6:45 p.m. Monday to the Tanger Outlets off Highway 17. Officers were told the three suspects came into...
2 shot in incident involving Highway 31 crash, Horry County police report says
HORRY COUNTY, S.C. (WBTW) — Two people were wounded Monday night in a shooting tied to a vehicle crash on Highway 31 near International Drive, according to an Horry County police report obtained by News13. Police and fire units were called at about 10:40 p.m. after a vehicle hit a guy-wire. Two people were taken […]
Woman accused of murder for hire in Horry county
According to prosecutors, Samantha Rabon is facing two counts of murder along with criminal conspiracy and solicitation to commit a felony.
Fire that evacuated Conway Walmart deemed arson
A police report WMBF News obtained confirms a fire that broke out at a Conway Walmart was intentionally set.
Pembroke EMT flown to hospital, another EMT hurt after ambulance crash
Pembroke EMT flown to hospital, another EMT hurt after ambulance crash.
5 hurt in three-car crash along Highway 544
HORRY COUNTY, S.C. (WMBF) – Horry County Fire Rescue rushed five people to the hospital after a serious crash Monday night along Highway 544. Crews were called around 6:15 p.m. to Highway 544 and Cox Ferry Road for a three-car crash. Horry County Fire Rescue said the wreck involved...
Dateline reruns Brittanee Drexel story: Developments since the episode first aired
ROCHESTER, N.Y. – On Sunday, Dateline aired “The Long Walk” on the murder of Brittanee Drexel. There have been several developments in the case since that episode first aired. Most recently, in November the mother of Brittanee Drexel filed a new lawsuit. Dawn Pleckan is suing a South Carolina hotel.
Myrtle Beach firefighter buys diapers for displaced family following fire
MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (WBTW) — A uniformed Myrtle Beach firefighter purchased diapers and formula for a family whose home was damaged in a Sunday blaze. The city’s fire department posted on its Facebook page a photograph of Lt. Ross Porter, himself the father of a newborn, paying for the items at a Dollar General. Crews […]
Human trafficking survivors speak at Horry County news conference
CONWAY, S.C. (WBTW) — Lawmakers, law enforcement and human trafficking survivors attended a news conference Tuesday on the Trafficking Survivors Relief Act, which will protect victims and survivors from prosecution when they have been forced into those crimes by human traffickers. The conference was held by Congressman Russell Fry. Two human trafficking survivors spoke, and […]
Surfside Beach announces new fire chief after months long search
SURFSIDE BEACH, S.C. (WMBF) - Surfside Beach announced on Monday who will lead the town’s fire department after being without chief for several months. David Nelson’s first day as chief of the Surfside Beach Fire Department is March 11, according to a news release. “It is my pleasure...