Father of Houston Texans’ Jadeveon Clowney charged with attempted murder

Associated Press

Tuesday, August 4, 2015 3:48 p.m.

The father of Houston Texans defensive end Jadeveon Clowney has been arrested and charged with attempted murder for a shooting at a bar in Rock Hill. …

Defense seeks bail for former N. Charleston officer charged with Walter Scott’s murder

By Bruce Smith

Associated Press

Tuesday, August 4, 2015 6:31 p.m.

A white former South Carolina policeman charged in the slaying of a black motorist presents little danger to the community and little risk of fleeing …

Police investigating shooting death of S.C. teen

Associated Press

Monday, August 3, 2015 11:31 a.m.

Police are investigating a weekend shooting in Marlboro County that killed a teenager.


Deputies: Garden City man arrested after firing gun during argument with son UPDATED

From staff reports

Sunday, August 2, 2015 9:04 a.m.

Deputies said a Garden City man was arrested after shooting inside his own house during a quarrel with his teenage son.


Drug-detection dog Liza begins career with Georgetown PD UPDATED

Friday, July 31, 2015 12:01 p.m.

The newest addition to the Georgetown Police Department has a specialized skill set and extensive training, but she’s still waiting on her …


Sheriff’s office searching for Andrews men in sex crime investigation

From staff reports

Thursday, July 30, 2015 2:18 p.m.

The Georgetown County Sheriff’s Office has asked for the public’s help locating two Andrews men who are suspected of committing sex …


Myrtle Beach man accepts plea deal in shooting death of Josh Pyatt

Thursday, July 30, 2015 1:38 p.m.

A Myrtle Beach man will spend more than six years in prison after accepting a plea deal for his alleged role in the shooting death of a Pawleys …


Trial date continued for Andrews man charged with child rape

Wednesday, July 29, 2015 2:15 p.m.

The court date for an Andrews man accused of raping a pre-teen girl has been delayed, more than four years after the encounters between them …


Lowcountry Lowdown: A week’s worth of Police Blotters UPDATED

Sunday, July 26, 2015 12:53 p.m.

If at first you don’t succeed ...


Georgetown County School District supervisor charged with spending thousands of school dollars on himself

Saturday, July 25, 2015 1:50 p.m.

An employee of the Georgetown County School District has been arrested on charges of using school money to buy thousands of dollars worth of …

Horry County police shoot man they say threatened family UPDATED

Associated Press

Friday, July 24, 2015 10:32 a.m.

Horry County authorities say a man has been shot to death by a police officer after the man threatened his family with a gun.


Deputies: Georgetown brothers charged in alleged Sampit area break-in UPDATED

Friday, July 24, 2015 1:03 p.m.

Two Georgetown brothers have been arrested after a Sampit man accused them of breaking into his house in an attempt to kill him earlier this month. …


Murrells Inlet family charged with weapons violation 2 months after drug arrest UPDATED

Thursday, July 23, 2015 3:15 p.m.

Less than two months after they were arrested on drug-related charges, a Murrells Inlet family was charged again, this time with having possession of …

Official: Dozens of federal charges for accused Charleston church shooter UPDATED

By Meg Kinnard

Associated Press

Wednesday, July 22, 2015 3:01 p.m.

A federal law enforcement official say the man accused of slaying nine black church members in Charleston last month has been indicted on dozens of …


Georgetown Co. Sheriff’s Office asks for help tracking alleged Browns Ferry burglars UPDATED

From staff reports

Wednesday, July 22, 2015 8:36 p.m.

The Georgetown County Sheriff’s Office has asked for the public’s help in finding three men suspected of burglarizing a business in …

S.C. woman charged with sexual misconduct with juvenile inmate

Associated Press

Wednesday, July 22, 2015 9:59 a.m.

A Taylors woman is accused of having sexual relations with a juvenile inmate at the Greenville group home where she worked.

Teen shot to death on Hilton Head Island

Associated Press

Monday, July 20, 2015 11:25 a.m.

Beaufort County sheriff’s deputies are investigating the shooting death of a teen found at a beach access on Hilton Head Island.


Update: Police say Andrews men to face felony charges after fight over $4

Wednesday, July 22, 2015 12:01 p.m.

Police said an argument over $4 resulted in two trips to the hospital and a pair of felony charges for two Andrews men.

Judge sets trial date for suspect in Charleston church shooting

By Bruce Smith

Associated Press

Thursday, July 16, 2015 12:35 p.m.

The man accused of killing nine people at a church in Charleston last month will stand trial next July, a judge ruled Thursday.

Sheriff’s office: 4 people killed at home in South Carolina

Associated Press

Wednesday, July 15, 2015 10:59 a.m.

The Orangeburg County Sheriff’s Office says two adults and two children have been killed at a home outside Holly Hill. Another child has been …


GCSO: Georgetown woman charged with trying to set mother-in-law afire

Wednesday, July 15, 2015 2:37 p.m.

Deputies said a Georgetown woman was arrested after she poured a flammable liquid around her bedridden mother-in-law and threatened to burn her alive. …

Police say Myrtle Beach man kidnapped, raped woman after pretending to be photographer, immigration officer

From staff reports

Saturday, July 11, 2015 12:23 p.m.

Police said a Myrtle Beach man was arrested after he lured a woman to a hotel room and identified himself as an immigration officer before kidnapping …


Man sought in connnection with Laurens murder found in Murrells Inlet UPDATED

From staff reports

Saturday, July 11, 2015 11:29 a.m.

Sheriff's deputies said a Murrells Inlet resident has been arrested in connection with a murder in the Upstate.

FBI: Charleston church shooter shouldn’t have been able to get gun

By Eric Tucker

Associated Press

Friday, July 10, 2015 1:50 p.m.

FBI Director James Comey says the gunman charged in the Charleston church massacre should not have been allowed to purchase the gun used in the …

SLED investigating death threats against lawmakers over Confederate flag debate UPDATED

From staff reports

Wednesday, July 8, 2015 1:00 p.m.

The South Carolina Law Enforcement Agency has begun investigating death threats that have allegedly been made to state legislators over the course of …


Georgetown County sheriff’s deputy charged with domestic violence UPDATED

Tuesday, July 7, 2015 1:20 p.m.

Georgetown County sheriff’s deputies said they arrested one of their own after his fiancée reported he assaulted her over the weekend. …

No search for suspect after 4 found shot to death in S.C. home

Associated Press

Monday, July 6, 2015 12:44 p.m.

Four people, including a local county official, were found shot to death at a suburban home Sunday night, and police were not looking for a suspect, …


Parents of man who killed himself in Georgetown jail sue county, sheriff, medical staff UPDATED

Friday, July 3, 2015 9:24 p.m.

The parents of a man who killed himself while he was in custody are charging three county agencies and a healthcare provider with failing to take …


DEU: 3 arrested during heroin transaction in Georgetown

From staff reports

Wednesday, July 1, 2015 3:20 p.m.

Drug agents said three people have been arrested for participating in a drug deal in West Georgetown.


DPS: 2 arrested after removing Confederate flag from S.C. Statehouse grounds UPDATED

From staff reports

Saturday, June 27, 2015 10:15 a.m.

Although the state Legislature will begin debating the placement of the Confederate battle flag on the South Carolina Statehouse grounds, for a North …

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