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  • August Mugshots

    August Mugshots

    Monday, August 11 2014 4:01 PM EDT2014-08-11 20:01:35 GMT
    August arrests in Upstate South Carolina and western North Carolina.
    August arrests in Upstate South Carolina and western North Carolina.
  • Federal court filings show holes used for sex acts inside Bristol adult novelty store

    Federal court filings show holes used for sex acts inside Bristol adult novelty store

    Thursday, August 28 2014 1:58 AM EDT2014-08-28 05:58:06 GMT
    Federal court documents reveal in the past, the owner of an adult novelty store on State Street in Bristol, Va. was selling more than just lingerie, pornography and synthetic drugs. Instead, pictures filed at the federal courthouse in Greeneville earlier this month show waist-high holes in private rooms inside Exotic Illusions.
    Federal court documents reveal in the past, the owner of an adult novelty store on State Street in Bristol, Va. was selling more than just lingerie, pornography and synthetic drugs. Instead, pictures filed at the federal courthouse in Greeneville earlier this month show waist-high holes in private rooms inside Exotic Illusions.
  • Mystery of Death Valley's moving rocks solved

    Mystery of Death Valley's moving rocks solved

    Thursday, August 28 2014 3:20 PM EDT2014-08-28 19:20:23 GMT
    For years scientists have theorized about how large rocks some weighing hundreds of pounds zigzag across Racetrack Playa in Death Valley National Park, leaving long trails etched in the earth.
    For years scientists have theorized about how large rocks some weighing hundreds of pounds zigzag across Racetrack Playa in Death Valley National Park, leaving long trails etched in the earth.
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  • Ron Wilson, Along With Wife & Brother Appear In Court

    Ron Wilson, Along With Wife & Brother Appear In Court

    Thursday, August 28 2014 7:59 PM EDT2014-08-28 23:59:05 GMT
    Ron Wilson, estranged wife and brother appear in Greenville court.Ron Wilson, estranged wife and brother appear in Greenville court.

    Ron Wilson along with his estranged wife and brother appear in Greenville court Thursday to face additional charges in Ponzi scheme case.

    Ron Wilson along with his estranged wife and brother appear in Greenville court Thursday to face additional charges in Ponzi scheme case.

  • Reward Offered For Greer Firearms Theft

    Reward Offered For Greer Firearms Theft

    Thursday, August 28 2014 7:01 PM EDT2014-08-28 23:01:09 GMT
    The ATF is joining other organizations in offering a reward to help solve a firearms theft in Greer in July. Photo Courtesy Greer PDThe ATF is joining other organizations in offering a reward to help solve a firearms theft in Greer in July. Photo Courtesy Greer PD

    The ATF is joining other organizations in offering a reward to help solve a firearms theft in Greer in July.

    The ATF is joining other organizations in offering a reward to help solve a firearms theft in Greer in July.

  • Sheheen Aims More Attacks at Haley Over DSS, Welfare-to-Work

    Sheheen Aims More Attacks at Haley Over DSS, Welfare-to-Work

    Thursday, August 28 2014 6:39 PM EDT2014-08-28 22:39:36 GMT
    Democratic candidate for governor Vincent Sheheen aimed more attacks Thursday at Gov. Nikki Haley over problems at the state Department of Social Services and her claims about the number of DSS clients who've gotten off welfare by getting jobs. "Her benefits-to-work numbers are untrue,” he told reporters in Columbia.
    Democratic candidate for governor Vincent Sheheen aimed more attacks Thursday at Gov. Nikki Haley over problems at the state Department of Social Services and her claims about the number of DSS clients who've gotten off welfare by getting jobs. "Her benefits-to-work numbers are untrue,” he told reporters in Columbia.
  • Attempted Murder Charge For Driver In Clinton Crash

    Attempted Murder Charge For Driver In Clinton Crash

    Thursday, August 28 2014 6:11 PM EDT2014-08-28 22:11:26 GMT
    Alton PaytonAlton Payton

    Clinton Public Safety has filed an attempted murder charge against the driver of a car that plowed into Bailey Manor Wednesday afternoon. Public Safety Director Robin Morse says Alton Payton, 84, will also be charged with one count of malicious damage to real property.

    Clinton Public Safety has filed an attempted murder charge against the driver of a car that plowed into Bailey Manor Wednesday afternoon. Public Safety Director Robin Morse says Alton Payton, 84, will also be charged with one count of malicious damage to real property.

  • Upstate Drivers Can Expect Checkpoints, Heavy Enforcement This Holiday Weekend

    Upstate Drivers Can Expect Checkpoints, Heavy Enforcement This Holiday Weekend

    Thursday, August 28 2014 5:30 PM EDT2014-08-28 21:30:10 GMT

    If you plan to drive anywhere this weekend, you'll have a lot of company. AAA Carolinas says thousands more people will be on the roads this holiday weekend. And local law enforcement agencies are planning more patrols and checkpoints to keep you safe.

    If you plan to drive anywhere this weekend, you'll have a lot of company. AAA Carolinas says thousands more people will be on the roads this holiday weekend. And local law enforcement agencies are planning more patrols and checkpoints to keep you safe.

  • Suspicious Fire At Biltmore Family Medicine In Asheville

    Suspicious Fire At Biltmore Family Medicine In Asheville

    Thursday, August 28 2014 4:29 PM EDT2014-08-28 20:29:23 GMT
    Fire At Biltmore Family Medicine Determined To Be SuspiciousFire At Biltmore Family Medicine Determined To Be Suspicious
    The Asheville-Buncombe Arson Task Force determined that a fire at Biltmore Family Medicine, on Saint Dunstans Road, is suspicious in nature. Crews were called to that location around 3:15am on August 4th.
    The Asheville-Buncombe Arson Task Force determined that a fire at Biltmore Family Medicine, on Saint Dunstans Road, is suspicious in nature. Crews were called to that location around 3:15am on August 4th.
  • Spartanburg Co. Employee Charged With Breach Of Trust

    Spartanburg Co. Employee Charged With Breach Of Trust

    Thursday, August 28 2014 3:59 PM EDT2014-08-28 19:59:03 GMT
    Mugshot from Spartanburg County Sheriff's OfficeMugshot from Spartanburg County Sheriff's Office
    Charles "Tony" Barnett, who was the Administrator/Assistant Director of Emergency Preparedness in Spartanburg County, was arrested Wednesday on charges of Breach of Trust.
    Charles "Tony" Barnett, who was the Administrator/Assistant Director of Emergency Preparedness in Spartanburg County, was arrested Wednesday on charges of Breach of Trust.
  • Child, 1, Tests Positive For Meth, Westminster Mom Charged

    Child, 1, Tests Positive For Meth, Westminster Mom Charged

    Thursday, August 28 2014 11:36 AM EDT2014-08-28 15:36:28 GMT
    Bridgette Delanea McCallBridgette Delanea McCall
    A Westminster woman is under arrest after sheriff's investigators say her one-year old child tested positive for methamphetamine. Bridgette Delanea McCall, 36, is charged with unlawful neglect of a child by the Oconee County Sheriff's Office.
    A Westminster woman is under arrest after sheriff's investigators say her one-year old child tested positive for methamphetamine. Bridgette Delanea McCall, 36, is charged with unlawful neglect of a child by the Oconee County Sheriff's Office.
  • Jolie, Pitt Wed In Chateau Miraval, France

    Jolie, Pitt Wed In Chateau Miraval, France

    Thursday, August 28 2014 10:51 AM EDT2014-08-28 14:51:19 GMT
    Photo courtesy Associated PressPhoto courtesy Associated Press
    Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt were married Saturday in Chateau Miraval, France, says a spokesman for the couple. Jolie and Pitt wed Saturday in a small chapel in a private ceremony attended by family and friends.
    Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt were married Saturday in Chateau Miraval, France, says a spokesman for the couple. Jolie and Pitt wed Saturday in a small chapel in a private ceremony attended by family and friends.
  • Hello Kitty Isn't A Cat? She's a Little Girl?

    Hello Kitty Isn't A Cat? She's a Little Girl?

    Thursday, August 28 2014 10:49 AM EDT2014-08-28 14:49:00 GMT
    Photo courtesy Associated PressPhoto courtesy Associated Press
    Hello Kitty isn't what we think she is.There's an upcoming exhibit devoted to the pop culture icon at the Japanese American National Museum in Los Angeles.The curator of an upcoming exhibit tells the Los Angeles Times Hello Kitty is not a cat.
    Hello Kitty isn't what we think she is.There's an upcoming exhibit devoted to the pop culture icon at the Japanese American National Museum in Los Angeles.The curator of an upcoming exhibit tells the Los Angeles Times Hello Kitty is not a cat.
  • USC Takes On Texas A&M Thursday In Columbia

    USC Takes On Texas A&M Thursday In Columbia

    Thursday, August 28 2014 10:33 AM EDT2014-08-28 14:33:49 GMT
    Number 9 USC takes on 21st ranked Texas A&M in the first meeting between the schools, who are both now in the SEC.  Kickoff is at 6 p.m.
    Number 9 USC takes on 21st ranked Texas A&M in the first meeting between the schools, who are both now in the SEC.  Kickoff is at 6 p.m.
  • School Bus Involved In Crash In Greenville Co.

    School Bus Involved In Crash In Greenville Co.

    Thursday, August 28 2014 9:04 AM EDT2014-08-28 13:04:59 GMT
    A Carolina High School bus was involved in a wreck in Greenville County Thursday morning. School district officials say 27 students were on the bus at the time of the crash. They say there were no injuries as a result.
    A Carolina High School bus was involved in a wreck in Greenville County Thursday morning. School district officials say 27 students were on the bus at the time of the crash. They say there were no injuries as a result.
  • 1 Hurt After Shots Fired On Jones St. In Anderson Co.

    1 Hurt After Shots Fired On Jones St. In Anderson Co.

    Thursday, August 28 2014 6:10 AM EDT2014-08-28 10:10:44 GMT
    The Anderson County Sheriff's Office responded to a shooting in Anderson County.Deputies were called around 11:30 Wednesday night to Jones Street. One victim was taken by EMS to a hospital. Right now that person's condition isn't known.
    The Anderson County Sheriff's Office responded to a shooting in Anderson County.Deputies were called around 11:30 Wednesday night to Jones Street. One victim was taken by EMS to a hospital. Right now that person's condition isn't known.
  • Shot Fired In Armed Robbery Of Greenville Gas Station

    Shot Fired In Armed Robbery Of Greenville Gas Station

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 11:17 PM EDT2014-08-28 03:17:32 GMT
    Deputies are investigating an armed robbery at the Lil' Cricket on White Horse Road in Greenville Wednesday.
    Deputies are investigating an armed robbery at the Lil' Cricket on White Horse Road in Greenville Wednesday.
  • Lyman Special Meeting Offers No Answers Into FBI Probe; Mayor Absence

    Lyman Special Meeting Offers No Answers Into FBI Probe; Mayor Absence

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 10:34 PM EDT2014-08-28 02:34:29 GMT
    Lyman Town Council Offered No Insight Into FBI Probe, Wednesday. Lyman Town Council Offered No Insight Into FBI Probe, Wednesday.
    Lyman Town Council started making changes, Wednesday, ata special meeting. This comes one day afterFBI agents seized equipment from town hall. Neighbors showed up at the meetingwanting to know two things.The first waswhat theFBI wanted with town equipment confiscated out of Town Hall, Tuesday. The second was why the mayor is refusing to show up at meetings. Those answers were nowhere in sight. It was business as usual for the Lyman Town Council, despite what some citizens were hoping was an o...
    Lyman Town Council started making changes, Wednesday, ata special meeting. This comes one day afterFBI agents seized equipment from town hall. Neighbors showed up at the meetingwanting to know two things.The first waswhat theFBI wanted with town equipment confiscated out of Town Hall, Tuesday. The second was why the mayor is refusing to show up at meetings. Those answers were nowhere in sight. It was business as usual for the Lyman Town Council, despite what some citizens were hoping was an o...
  • Car Crashes Into Bailey Manor In Clinton, 8 Sent To Hospital

    Car Crashes Into Bailey Manor In Clinton, 8 Sent To Hospital

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 8:26 PM EDT2014-08-28 00:26:53 GMT
    Officials tell us the car went 20-30 feet into the lobby and down the hall of Bailey Manor on Jacobs Highway late Wednesday afternoon. The vehicle then caught fire.
    Officials tell us the car went 20-30 feet into the lobby and down the hall of Bailey Manor on Jacobs Highway late Wednesday afternoon. The vehicle then caught fire.
  • Coroner ID's Human Remains Found In Spartanburg Co.

    Coroner ID's Human Remains Found In Spartanburg Co.

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 7:56 PM EDT2014-08-27 23:56:43 GMT
    The coroner's office says the remains were found in a wooded area near the intersection of West Church Street and Seagle Road in Cowpens.
    The coroner's office says the remains were found in a wooded area near the intersection of West Church Street and Seagle Road in Cowpens.
  • Anderson Co. PAWS Announces Targeted Quarantine

    Anderson Co. PAWS Announces Targeted Quarantine

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 7:51 PM EDT2014-08-27 23:51:32 GMT
    Anderson County PAWS announces limited two week public access schedule due to targeted quarantine.Anderson County PAWS announces limited two week public access schedule due to targeted quarantine.
    Anderson County PAWS announces limited two week public access schedule due to targeted quarantine.
    Anderson County PAWS announces limited two week public access schedule due to targeted quarantine.

  • Iva Police Looking For Robbery Suspect

    Iva Police Looking For Robbery Suspect

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 7:24 PM EDT2014-08-27 23:24:40 GMT
    Iva Police and Anderson County deputies search for robbery suspect. Photo Courtesy: Anderson Co. Sheriff's Office Iva Police and Anderson County deputies search for robbery suspect. Photo Courtesy: Anderson Co. Sheriff's Office

    Iva Police are trying to identify a suspect who entered a convenience store there, demanded money and left.

    Iva Police are trying to identify a suspect who entered a convenience store there, demanded money and left.

  • Man Accidentally Killed By Girl At Shooting Range From Greenville

    Man Accidentally Killed By Girl At Shooting Range From Greenville

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 7:06 PM EDT2014-08-27 23:06:11 GMT
    A 9-year-old girl accidentally killed a shooting instructor in Arizona as he was showing her how to use an automatic Uzi, authorities say.
    A 9-year-old girl accidentally killed a shooting instructor in Arizona as he was showing her how to use an automatic Uzi, authorities say.
  • 24/7 Labor Day Forecast

    24/7 Labor Day Forecast

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 6:54 PM EDT2014-08-27 22:54:03 GMT

    Heading to the beach, the mountains or staying at home? We've got your forecast here.

    Heading to the beach, the mountains or staying at home? We've got your forecast here.

  • SC House Meets to Vote on 2 Vetoes, Costs Taxpayers $34,000

    SC House Meets to Vote on 2 Vetoes, Costs Taxpayers $34,000

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 6:32 PM EDT2014-08-27 22:32:36 GMT
    The SC House overrode one veto and sustained another.The SC House overrode one veto and sustained another.
    The South Carolina House of Representatives met for a one-day special session Wednesday to vote on two bills Governor Nikki Haley vetoed. The session cost taxpayers about $34,000 in mileage, hotel, and meal costs. House Speaker Bobby Harrell says the bills couldn't have waited until lawmakers return in January.
    The South Carolina House of Representatives met for a one-day special session Wednesday to vote on two bills Governor Nikki Haley vetoed. The session cost taxpayers about $34,000 in mileage, hotel, and meal costs. House Speaker Bobby Harrell says the bills couldn't have waited until lawmakers return in January.
  • More Rabies Cases Reported In Upstate

    More Rabies Cases Reported In Upstate

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 6:29 PM EDT2014-08-27 22:29:49 GMT

    New numbers show more new cases of rabies in South Carolina and in the Upstate. The latest confirmed rabid animal in Laurens County exposed four people to the disease.

    New numbers show more new cases of rabies in South Carolina and in the Upstate. The latest confirmed rabid animal in Laurens County exposed four people to the disease.

  • MUGS: 15 Children Removed From Woodruff Home, Adults Arrested

    MUGS: 15 Children Removed From Woodruff Home, Adults Arrested

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 6:16 PM EDT2014-08-27 22:16:58 GMT

    Investigators say they found the trailer surrounded by piles of clothes and trash, a swimming pool with green water, animal feces and roaches on the floor of the home and unsecured guns and medicine bottles.

    Investigators say they found the trailer surrounded by piles of clothes and trash, a swimming pool with green water, animal feces and roaches on the floor of the home and unsecured guns and medicine bottles.

  • Cyclists In Upstate For Para-Cycling Road World Championships

    Cyclists In Upstate For Para-Cycling Road World Championships

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 5:47 PM EDT2014-08-27 21:47:02 GMT
    Cyclists from around the world are in the area this week for the Para-Cycling Road World Championships, an event billed as the Super Bowl of Para-cycling on the events website.
    Cyclists from around the world are in the area this week for the Para-Cycling Road World Championships, an event billed as the Super Bowl of Para-cycling on the events website.
  • PICS: Most of 100+ Dogs Seized Tues. in Laurens Have New Homes

    PICS: Most of 100+ Dogs Seized Tues. in Laurens Have New Homes

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 4:59 PM EDT2014-08-27 20:59:52 GMT
    Courtesy FacebookCourtesy Facebook
    Loaded up into out-of-town shelters’ vans or carried off in new owners’ loving arms, only about 20 of the dogs remained in Laurens County Animal Control’s pens by Wednesday afternoon.
    Loaded up into out-of-town shelters’ vans or carried off in new owners’ loving arms, only about 20 of the dogs remained in Laurens County Animal Control’s pens by Wednesday afternoon.
  • Owner of gun range says he regrets death

    Owner of gun range says he regrets death

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 3:30 PM EDT2014-08-27 19:30:28 GMT
    The owner of an Arizona shooting range says he regrets that they let a 9-year-old girl fire an Uzi submachine gun, and regrets the death of one of his instructors, who was shot and killed when the gun went out of control.
    The owner of an Arizona shooting range says he regrets that they let a 9-year-old girl fire an Uzi submachine gun, and regrets the death of one of his instructors, who was shot and killed when the gun went out of control.
  • Neighborhood Finds Out It’s in Floodplain After All

    Neighborhood Finds Out It’s in Floodplain After All

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 2:16 PM EDT2014-08-27 18:16:05 GMT
    The culvert on Crosscreek Lane busted when a major downpour hit the upstate earlier this month. That road is still blocked near its intersection with Eagle Ridge Lane.The culvert on Crosscreek Lane busted when a major downpour hit the upstate earlier this month. That road is still blocked near its intersection with Eagle Ridge Lane.
    Neighbors in Greenville County’s Mountainbrooke neighborhood are fired up after finding out Monday FEMA has designated parts of it as a floodplain – weeks after a culvert collapsed and flooded homes.
    Neighbors in Greenville County’s Mountainbrooke neighborhood are fired up after finding out Monday FEMA has designated parts of it as a floodplain – weeks after a culvert collapsed and flooded homes.
  • Child Injured After Car Hits Stroller

    Child Injured After Car Hits Stroller

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 1:55 PM EDT2014-08-27 17:55:50 GMT
    According to investigators, a woman was pushing the stroller through a crosswalk on Church Street in downtown Spartanburg when the accident happened.
    According to investigators, a woman was pushing the stroller through a crosswalk on Church Street in downtown Spartanburg when the accident happened.
  • K9 to Sniff Out Explosives at Buncombe Co. Schools

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 12:39 PM EDT2014-08-27 16:39:38 GMT
    The Buncombe County Sheriff's Office introduced its new K9 officer today. Sampson is the first police dog in the entire country to be trained in Person Borne weapons and explosive detection. He'll use this training in a school setting.
    The Buncombe County Sheriff's Office introduced its new K9 officer today. Sampson is the first police dog in the entire country to be trained in Person Borne weapons and explosive detection. He'll use this training in a school setting.
  • Union Burglar Busted After Getting Stuck in Window

    Union Burglar Busted After Getting Stuck in Window

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 12:14 PM EDT2014-08-27 16:14:14 GMT
    A break-in at the Union Senior Center was foiled when one of the suspected burglars got stuck in the building's rear window.
    A break-in at the Union Senior Center was foiled when one of the suspected burglars got stuck in the building's rear window.
  • Sheriff's Office: Military Jet Crashes In Virginia

    Sheriff's Office: Military Jet Crashes In Virginia

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 11:29 AM EDT2014-08-27 15:29:47 GMT
    he founder of a children's ministry in eastern Alabama says that a billboard featuring a quote from Adolf Hitler will be removed.he founder of a children's ministry in eastern Alabama says that a billboard featuring a quote from Adolf Hitler will be removed.
    A sheriff's dispatcher says authorities are searching for a military jet that crashed in western Virginia. Augusta County Sheriff's Office dispatcher Becky Coynter says witnesses reported hearing a loud noise that sounded like an explosion just before 9 a.m. Wednesday.
    A sheriff's dispatcher says authorities are searching for a military jet that crashed in western Virginia. Augusta County Sheriff's Office dispatcher Becky Coynter says witnesses reported hearing a loud noise that sounded like an explosion just before 9 a.m. Wednesday.
  • Greenville Man Arrested, Charged With Lexington County Shooting

    Greenville Man Arrested, Charged With Lexington County Shooting

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 10:48 AM EDT2014-08-27 14:48:38 GMT
    Mugshot: Juan Hernandez-Torres, Lexington County Sheriff's OfficeMugshot: Juan Hernandez-Torres, Lexington County Sheriff's Office
    A man from Greenville has been arrested and charged with a shooting in Lexington County. Lexington County Sheriff's Office spokesman John Allard stated that Juan Hernandez-Torres, 38, was arrested after a traffic stop and brief manhunt in Laurens County Tuesday night.
    A man from Greenville has been arrested and charged with a shooting in Lexington County. Lexington County Sheriff's Office spokesman John Allard stated that Juan Hernandez-Torres, 38, was arrested after a traffic stop and brief manhunt in Laurens County Tuesday night.
  • ruhlamat America Inc.To Hire 35 Employees In Greer

    ruhlamat America Inc.To Hire 35 Employees In Greer

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 10:10 AM EDT2014-08-27 14:10:49 GMT
    ruhlamat America Inc will open in approximately 10,000 square feet of space at 138 Johns Road in Greer.ruhlamat America Inc will open in approximately 10,000 square feet of space at 138 Johns Road in Greer.
    ruhlamat America Inc. plans to have an outlet in Greenville County and hire 35 employees.The designer and manufacturer of top tier customized automation equipment will hire the workers over the next few years.
    ruhlamat America Inc. plans to have an outlet in Greenville County and hire 35 employees.The designer and manufacturer of top tier customized automation equipment will hire the workers over the next few years.
  • Fountain Inn Man Killed On Greenpond Road

    Fountain Inn Man Killed On Greenpond Road

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 9:30 AM EDT2014-08-27 13:30:18 GMT
    1 dead after crash in Greenville County.1 dead after crash in Greenville County.
    A Fountain Inn man was killed in an accident on Greenpond Road early Wednesday morning. Donald Lance Tucker, 29, was killed in the crash near Martin Road just after 12:30 a.m. 
    A Fountain Inn man was killed in an accident on Greenpond Road early Wednesday morning. Donald Lance Tucker, 29, was killed in the crash near Martin Road just after 12:30 a.m. according to the Greenville County Coroner.
  • Lyman Employee Suspended; SLED, FBI Involved

    Lyman Employee Suspended; SLED, FBI Involved

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 11:06 PM EDT2014-08-27 03:06:27 GMT
    Former Lyman Public Works Director Alan Johnson has been suspended without pay pending an investigation. Town council called an emergency meeting Tuesday to discuss the matter.
    Former Lyman Public Works Director Alan Johnson has been suspended without pay pending an investigation. Town council called an emergency meeting Tuesday to discuss the matter.
  • Anti-Fire Foam Spills At Oklahoma Military Base, Covering Copters

    Anti-Fire Foam Spills At Oklahoma Military Base, Covering Copters

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 10:56 PM EDT2014-08-27 02:56:13 GMT
    Anti-fire foam covers Black Hawk helicopters at an Army National Guard base in Tulsa, Okla. / CBS NEWSAnti-fire foam covers Black Hawk helicopters at an Army National Guard base in Tulsa, Okla. / CBS NEWS
    Fire-suppression foam accidentally spread over a wide area at the Oklahoma Army National Guard base in Tulsa on Tuesday morning, covering several helicopters.
    Fire-suppression foam accidentally spread over a wide area at the Oklahoma Army National Guard base in Tulsa on Tuesday morning, covering several helicopters.
  • Blacksburg Mayor, Challenger In Close Race For Seat

    Blacksburg Mayor, Challenger In Close Race For Seat

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 8:58 PM EDT2014-08-27 00:58:45 GMT
    The Town of Blacksburg went to the polls Tuesday for a runoff election with Mayor David Hogue and challenger Darren Janesky on the ballot. 
    The Town of Blacksburg went to the polls Tuesday for a runoff election with Mayor David Hogue and challenger Darren Janesky on the ballot. 
  • Alleged 62-Year-Old Serial Stowaway Arrested in Phoenix

    Alleged 62-Year-Old Serial Stowaway Arrested in Phoenix

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 7:38 PM EDT2014-08-26 23:38:19 GMT
    Image from KRON 4Image from KRON 4
    Authorities said.“Ms. Hartman was contacted on August 14, 2014 at Sky Harbor attempting to enter a security checkpoint without a ticket."
    Authorities said.“Ms. Hartman was contacted on August 14, 2014 at Sky Harbor attempting to enter a security checkpoint without a ticket."
  • Northside Improvement Project Delayed By Property Dispute

    Northside Improvement Project Delayed By Property Dispute

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 6:01 PM EDT2014-08-26 22:01:51 GMT
    Northside redevelopment plan delayedNorthside redevelopment plan delayed
    Development delayed—plans to improve a Northside neighborhood in Spartanburg are stalled as the city negotiations with a "big time" property owner.
    Development delayed—plans to improve a Northside neighborhood in Spartanburg are stalled as the city negotiations with a "big time" property owner.
  • American Pickers Show Looking For Antiques In SC

    American Pickers Show Looking For Antiques In SC

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 5:58 PM EDT2014-08-26 21:58:05 GMT
    Two of cable TV's most well-known backroads travelers are planning a trip to South Carolina. The History Channel Show “American Pickers” has put out a call to the Palmetto State looking for people with unique and valuable antiques.
    Two of cable TV's most well-known backroads travelers are planning a trip to South Carolina. The History Channel Show “American Pickers” has put out a call to the Palmetto State looking for people with unique and valuable antiques.
  • USC Increasing Patrols After Crimes; Armed Robbery Suspect Arrested

    USC Increasing Patrols After Crimes; Armed Robbery Suspect Arrested

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 5:47 PM EDT2014-08-26 21:47:31 GMT
    Kevin O'Neal was arrested Tuesday as a suspect in an armed robbery on USC's campus.Kevin O'Neal was arrested Tuesday as a suspect in an armed robbery on USC's campus.
    The University of South Carolina is increasing patrols by campus police after four crimes in a week, three on campus and one just on the edge. A suspect in one of those crimes, an armed robbery, was arrested Tuesday.
    The University of South Carolina is increasing patrols by campus police after four crimes in a week, three on campus and one just on the edge. A suspect in one of those crimes, an armed robbery, was arrested Tuesday.
  • DOT Seeks Your Input On Long-Term Transportation Plan

    DOT Seeks Your Input On Long-Term Transportation Plan

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 5:30 PM EDT2014-08-26 21:30:09 GMT

    It's one of the biggest issues we hear from you about: South Carolina's transportation needs. And now, the SCDOT wants to know what you think of its long term plan to improve transportation across all fronts.

    It's one of the biggest issues we hear from you about: South Carolina's transportation needs. And now, the SCDOT wants to know what you think of its long term plan to improve transportation across all fronts.

  • Driver Charged In Deadly Asheville Crash

    Driver Charged In Deadly Asheville Crash

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 5:27 PM EDT2014-08-26 21:27:28 GMT
    John ZabriskieJohn Zabriskie
    An Asheville man is behind bars after a deadly accident Monday night. John Zabriskie, 49, was charged after police say his 2004 Toyota pickup truck hit a motorcycle driver.
    An Asheville man is behind bars after a deadly accident Monday night. John Zabriskie, 49, was charged after police say his 2004 Toyota pickup truck hit a motorcycle driver.
  • Lockdowns Lifted At 3 Greenville Co. Schools, Suspect On The Run

    Lockdowns Lifted At 3 Greenville Co. Schools, Suspect On The Run

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 5:23 PM EDT2014-08-26 21:23:25 GMT
    Phillip Krause, Jr.Phillip Krause, Jr.
    Blue Ridge High School, Blue Ridge Middle School and Skyland Elementary School were all placed on lockdown in Greenville County Tuesday afternoon. The lockdowns have since been lifted.
    Blue Ridge High School, Blue Ridge Middle School and Skyland Elementary School were all placed on lockdown in Greenville County Tuesday afternoon. The lockdowns have since been lifted.
  • Man Arrested at Walmart Previously Charged with Assaulting Officer

    Man Arrested at Walmart Previously Charged with Assaulting Officer

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 5:18 PM EDT2014-08-26 21:18:15 GMT
    Sandon Matthew Sierad, 32, from GreenvilleSandon Matthew Sierad, 32, from Greenville
    Sandon Sierad's background check shows he was charged with assaulting a Seneca police officer while resisting arrest in 2013.
    Sandon Sierad's background check shows he was charged with assaulting a Seneca police officer while resisting arrest in 2013.
  • Missing Anderson Man Found In Greenville

    Missing Anderson Man Found In Greenville

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 4:41 PM EDT2014-08-26 20:41:02 GMT
    Officials say Shell has been found safe in Greenville.
    Officials say Shell has been found safe in Greenville.
  • Milliken Buys Pipe Wrap

    Milliken Buys Pipe Wrap

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 4:33 PM EDT2014-08-26 20:33:02 GMT
    Milliken Buys Pipe Wrap, Inc.Milliken Buys Pipe Wrap, Inc.
    Milliken announced Tuesday that its subsidiary, Milliken Infrastructure Solutions LLC, bought Pipe Wrap Inc. which is headquartered in Houston. Pipe Wrap specializes in design and construction of composite material for pipe repairs, leak repair and corrosion prevention.
    Milliken announced Tuesday that its subsidiary, Milliken Infrastructure Solutions LLC, bought Pipe Wrap Inc. which is headquartered in Houston. Pipe Wrap specializes in design and construction of composite material for pipe repairs, leak repair and corrosion prevention.
  • 2 At Hospital After Shooting In Anderson Co.

    2 At Hospital After Shooting In Anderson Co.

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 4:28 PM EDT2014-08-26 20:28:03 GMT
    Officials with the Anderson County Sheriff's Office say they were called to a shooting at a home on Blue Ridge Avenue in Belton Tuesday morning around 10:30.
    Officials with the Anderson County Sheriff's Office say they were called to a shooting at a home on Blue Ridge Avenue in Belton Tuesday morning around 10:30.
  • Computer Glitch Causes Delays, Limited Service At DMV Offices

    Computer Glitch Causes Delays, Limited Service At DMV Offices

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 3:53 PM EDT2014-08-26 19:53:34 GMT
     A glitch in the computer system that connects the South Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles to other states wasn't working properly Tuesday morning, something that led to limited services and longer wait times.

     A glitch in the computer system that connects the South Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles to other states wasn't working properly Tuesday morning, something that led to limited services and longer wait times.


  • Cooking Oil Spill Contained In Anderson Co.

    Cooking Oil Spill Contained In Anderson Co.

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 1:33 PM EDT2014-08-26 17:33:30 GMT
    Courtesy Anderson Independent-MailCourtesy Anderson Independent-Mail
    A tanker disposing of cooking oil leaked around 50 gallons of it in Honea Path on Tuesday.
    A tanker disposing of cooking oil leaked around 50 gallons of it in Honea Path on Tuesday.
  • Crews Fighting Fire In Anderson Co.

    Crews Fighting Fire In Anderson Co.

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 12:10 PM EDT2014-08-26 16:10:15 GMT
    Courtesy Anderson Indepent-MailCourtesy Anderson Indepent-Mail
    Anderson County firefighters were working to put out flames at a home on Carroll Road and Brown Avenue Extension Tuesday morning.
    Anderson County firefighters were working to put out flames at a home on Carroll Road and Brown Avenue Extension Tuesday morning.
  • Gaffney Moves to Ban Tobacco Use in City-Owned Vehicles

    Gaffney Moves to Ban Tobacco Use in City-Owned Vehicles

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 12:04 PM EDT2014-08-26 16:04:14 GMT
    Gaffney City Council wants to ban tobacco use in city-owned vehicles. Right now, smoking is allowed if the driver is alone in the car.
    Gaffney City Council wants to ban tobacco use in city-owned vehicles. Right now, smoking is allowed if the driver is alone in the car.
  • Obama Addresses Vets In Trip to Charlotte

    Obama Addresses Vets In Trip to Charlotte

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 10:26 AM EDT2014-08-26 14:26:56 GMT
    The president's speech to the legionnaires Tuesday in Charlotte aims to draw attention to administration initiatives to care for veterans once they come home.The president's speech to the legionnaires Tuesday in Charlotte aims to draw attention to administration initiatives to care for veterans once they come home.
    President Barack Obama will be addressing the American Legion National Convention three months after a veterans' health care scandal rocked his administration, in an appearance that is also fraught with midterm politics. The president's speech to the legionnaires Tuesday in Charlotte, North Carolina, aims to draw attention to administration initiatives to care for veterans once they come home.
    President Barack Obama will be addressing the American Legion National Convention three months after a veterans' health care scandal rocked his administration, in an appearance that is also fraught with midterm politics. The president's speech to the legionnaires Tuesday in Charlotte, North Carolina, aims to draw attention to administration initiatives to care for veterans once they come home.
  • Alert Issued For Robbery Near USC Campus

    Alert Issued For Robbery Near USC Campus

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 10:22 AM EDT2014-08-26 14:22:02 GMT
    University of South Carolina Police are investigating an armed robbery near campus Tuesday morning. University of South Carolina Police are investigating an armed robbery near campus Tuesday morning.
    University of South Carolina Police are investigating an armed robbery near campus Tuesday morning. It's the second time Carolina Alerts has indicated a threat for the campus in the last three days.
    University of South Carolina Police are investigating an armed robbery near campus Tuesday morning. It's the second time Carolina Alerts has indicated a threat for the campus in the last three days.
  • Golden S. Rescue Due Back In Court

    Golden S. Rescue Due Back In Court

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 9:52 AM EDT2014-08-26 13:52:53 GMT
    Animal rescue group schedule for hearing Tuesday.Animal rescue group schedule for hearing Tuesday.
    Debra Sheridan, the woman in charge of running Golden S Rescue, is due back in court in Anderson County on September 8.
    Debra Sheridan, the woman in charge of running Golden S Rescue, is due back in court in Anderson County on September 8.

  • Man Pleads Guilty To Assault Of Teen; Will Not Register As Sex Offender

    Man Pleads Guilty To Assault Of Teen; Will Not Register As Sex Offender

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 8:46 AM EDT2014-08-26 12:46:24 GMT
    Nathan Fredrick Ottesen plead guilty to first-degree assault and battery Monday for an incident in June that led to a charge of second-degree criminal sexual conduct with a minor.
    Nathan Fredrick Ottesen plead guilty to first-degree assault and battery Monday for an incident in June that led to a charge of second-degree criminal sexual conduct with a minor.
  • Anderson Sheriff's Looking For A Man They Say Is Dangerous

    Anderson Sheriff's Looking For A Man They Say Is Dangerous

    Monday, August 25 2014 11:11 PM EDT2014-08-26 03:11:00 GMT
    Photos provided by the Anderson County Sheriff's Office. Photos provided by the Anderson County Sheriff's Office.
    William Todd Dale purchased lawn equipment on July 2 along with other items from Rogers Outdoor Equipment in Piedmont with a bad check.
    William Todd Dale purchased lawn equipment on July 2 along with other items from Rogers Outdoor Equipment in Piedmont with a bad check.
  • Anderson Sheriff Looking to ID Suspect From Gas Station Burglary

    Anderson Sheriff Looking to ID Suspect From Gas Station Burglary

    Monday, August 25 2014 9:36 PM EDT2014-08-26 01:36:08 GMT
    Photo provided by the Anderson County Sheriff's Office. Photo provided by the Anderson County Sheriff's Office.
    The Anderson County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's assistance with identifying a suspect in a burglary.
    The Anderson County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's assistance with identifying a suspect in a burglary.
  • Use of Cameras Holding Law Enforcement, Suspects Accountable

    Use of Cameras Holding Law Enforcement, Suspects Accountable

    Monday, August 25 2014 9:14 PM EDT2014-08-26 01:14:07 GMT
    More than 48 hours later, cell phone videos capturing the take down and arrest of a man inside a Greenville Wal-Mart have gone viral.More than 48 hours later, cell phone videos capturing the take down and arrest of a man inside a Greenville Wal-Mart have gone viral.
    More than 48 hours later, cell phone videos capturing the take down and arrest of a man inside a Greenville Wal-Mart have gone viral. It's due in part to what some consider unnecessary force by the deputy.
    More than 48 hours later, cell phone videos capturing the take down and arrest of a man inside a Greenville Wal-Mart have gone viral. It's due in part to what some consider unnecessary force by the deputy.
  • Investigation Leads To SC School Replacing Football Helmets After Findings Reveal Low Safety Ratings

    Investigation Leads To SC School Replacing Football Helmets After Findings Reveal Low Safety Ratings

    Monday, August 25 2014 8:44 PM EDT2014-08-26 00:44:29 GMT
    When it comes to protecting football players from potential head injuries, information is power. College and NFL teams these days use as much research as possible when deciding which helmets their players will wear. 
    When it comes to protecting football players from potential head injuries, information is power. College and NFL teams these days use as much research as possible when deciding which helmets their players will wear.  
  • SC’s Identity Theft Unit Staying Busy

    SC’s Identity Theft Unit Staying Busy

    Monday, August 25 2014 6:43 PM EDT2014-08-25 22:43:04 GMT
    Mark Dennison takes a call to the ID Theft Unit Monday.Mark Dennison takes a call to the ID Theft Unit Monday.
    South Carolina residents have been keeping the state's new Identity Theft Unit busy, with its four employees answering 3,766 calls since the unit was launched last October. It was created after hackers got into the state Department of Revenue's computers and stole the personal information of 3.6 million taxpayers.
    South Carolina residents have been keeping the state's new Identity Theft Unit busy, with its four employees answering 3,766 calls since the unit was launched last October. It was created after hackers got into the state Department of Revenue's computers and stole the personal information of 3.6 million taxpayers.
  • Earthquakes Common, Not Severe In SC

    Earthquakes Common, Not Severe In SC

    Monday, August 25 2014 6:02 PM EDT2014-08-25 22:02:34 GMT
    Earthquakes are fairly common across South Carolina, but usually not severe and cause little - if any - damage. Fault lines are spread across the state, with the most dangerous - and active - lines in the Charleston area. 
    Earthquakes are fairly common across South Carolina, but usually not severe and cause little - if any - damage. Fault lines are spread across the state, with the most dangerous - and active - lines in the Charleston area. 
  • Teen Rape Case Moves Forward In Henderson Co.

    Teen Rape Case Moves Forward In Henderson Co.

    Monday, August 25 2014 5:10 PM EDT2014-08-25 21:10:49 GMT
    NC prosecutors are moving forward with a rape case in Henderson CountyNC prosecutors are moving forward with a rape case in Henderson County
    North Carolina prosecutors say they are moving forward with a case involving four former football players accused of raping a classmate in Henderson County.
    North Carolina prosecutors say they are moving forward with a case involving four former football players accused of raping a classmate in Henderson County.
  • Deputy, Suspect Taken To Hospital After Altercation

    Deputy, Suspect Taken To Hospital After Altercation

    Monday, August 25 2014 1:33 PM EDT2014-08-25 17:33:48 GMT
    The deputy and suspect were transported AnMed and appeared to have sustained non-life-threatening injuries. Photo by David RogersThe deputy and suspect were transported AnMed and appeared to have sustained non-life-threatening injuries. Photo by David Rogers
    A deputy and a suspect were both taken to the hospital after an altercation Sunday in Anderson County on Bell Road.
    A deputy and a suspect were both taken to the hospital after an altercation Sunday in Anderson County on Bell Road.
  • Highway Patrol Seeking New Recruits

    Highway Patrol Seeking New Recruits

    Monday, August 25 2014 12:57 PM EDT2014-08-25 16:57:02 GMT
    Highway Patrol Recruitment EventHighway Patrol Recruitment Event
    South Carolina Highway Patrol is holding a recruiting seminar Wednesday, August 27th from 6:30 to 8:30 PM.
    South Carolina Highway Patrol is holding a recruiting seminar Wednesday, August 27th from 6:30 to 8:30 PM.
  • Man Killed In Abbeville Co. Wreck Identified

    Man Killed In Abbeville Co. Wreck Identified

    Monday, August 25 2014 12:53 PM EDT2014-08-25 16:53:30 GMT
    The SC Highway Patrol says one person is dead after a wreck in Abbeville County. Troopers say it happened just after 6 p.m. Sunday on U.S. 178, east of Honea Path.
    The SC Highway Patrol says one person is dead after a wreck in Abbeville County. Troopers say it happened just after 6 p.m. Sunday on U.S. 178, east of Honea Path.
  • New Details On Walmart Arrest That Has One Deputy On Leave

    New Details On Walmart Arrest That Has One Deputy On Leave

    Monday, August 25 2014 12:11 PM EDT2014-08-25 16:11:26 GMT
    The deputy seen in cell phone video quote "striking the suspect" has been placed on administrative pending an internal investigation by the Greenville County Sheriff's Office.
    The deputy seen in cell phone video quote "striking the suspect" has been placed on administrative pending an internal investigation by the Greenville County Sheriff's Office.
  • Greenville Fire Department Gets FEMA Grant For Smoke Detectors

    Greenville Fire Department Gets FEMA Grant For Smoke Detectors

    Monday, August 25 2014 12:05 PM EDT2014-08-25 16:05:30 GMT
    The Greenville City Fire Department has been awarded a $35,757 Fire Prevention and Safety Grant from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency.
    The Greenville City Fire Department has been awarded a $35,757 Fire Prevention and Safety Grant from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency.
  • Accused Burglar Found Sleeping Under Bed Inside Home

    Accused Burglar Found Sleeping Under Bed Inside Home

    Monday, August 25 2014 11:59 AM EDT2014-08-25 15:59:02 GMT
    Charles Thomas AlexanderCharles Thomas Alexander
    A man faces burglary charges accused of breaking into a Spartanburg County home and falling asleep under the victim's bed.
    A man faces burglary charges accused of breaking into a Spartanburg County home and falling asleep under the victim's bed.
  • Army: Shooter At Va. Base Was Female Soldier

    Army: Shooter At Va. Base Was Female Soldier

    Monday, August 25 2014 11:19 AM EDT2014-08-25 15:19:19 GMT
    The Army says early reports indicated that a female soldier turned a gun on herself and fired one shot, injuring herself, on a central Virginia base.The Army says early reports indicated that a female soldier turned a gun on herself and fired one shot, injuring herself, on a central Virginia base.
    The Army says early reports indicated that a female soldier turned a gun on herself and fired one shot, injuring herself, on a central Virginia base.
    The Army says early reports indicated that a female soldier turned a gun on herself and fired one shot, injuring herself, on a central Virginia base.
  • Deputies: Woman Pulled Trigger Of Empty Gun, Tried To Hit Husband With Ax

    Deputies: Woman Pulled Trigger Of Empty Gun, Tried To Hit Husband With Ax

    Monday, August 25 2014 11:17 AM EDT2014-08-25 15:17:38 GMT
    Patricia OwensbyPatricia Owensby
    A Spartanburg County woman is under arrest after deputies say she tried to attack him with an ax after pulling the trigger on an empty shotgun. Patricia Owensby was charged with criminal domestic violence of a high and aggravated nature by the Spartanburg County Sheriff's Office
    A Spartanburg County woman is under arrest after deputies say she tried to attack him with an ax after pulling the trigger on an empty shotgun. Patricia Owensby was charged with criminal domestic violence of a high and aggravated nature by the Spartanburg County Sheriff's Office
  • Woman Accused Of Kicking Out Duncan PD Car Window

    Woman Accused Of Kicking Out Duncan PD Car Window

    Monday, August 25 2014 10:52 AM EDT2014-08-25 14:52:57 GMT
    Jocelyn BaileyJocelyn Bailey
    A Greenville woman is accused of kicking out the window of a Duncan Police car while being taken to jail. Jocelyn Bailey, 24, is charged with Malicious Damage to Real Property less than $2,000 by the Spartanburg County Sheriff's Office.
    A Greenville woman is accused of kicking out the window of a Duncan Police car while being taken to jail. Jocelyn Bailey, 24, is charged with Malicious Damage to Real Property less than $2,000 by the Spartanburg County Sheriff's Office.
  • Pediatricians' Rx For Schools: Later Start Times For Teens

    Pediatricians' Rx For Schools: Later Start Times For Teens

    Monday, August 25 2014 10:00 AM EDT2014-08-25 14:00:07 GMT
    Pediatricians are sending a back-to-school message: Let teenagers sleep in a bit. (AP photo)Pediatricians are sending a back-to-school message: Let teenagers sleep in a bit. (AP photo)
    In a new policy statement in the journal Pediatrics, the American Academy of Pediatrics says delaying the start of the school day until at least 8:30 a.m. for teens would help curb their lack of sleep, which has been linked with poor health, bad grades, car crashes and even depression and suicide.
    In a new policy statement in the journal Pediatrics, the American Academy of Pediatrics says delaying the start of the school day until at least 8:30 a.m. for teens would help curb their lack of sleep, which has been linked with poor health, bad grades, car crashes and even depression and suicide.
  • $100,000 Palmetto Cash 5 Ticket Sold in Mauldin

    $100,000 Palmetto Cash 5 Ticket Sold in Mauldin

    Monday, August 25 2014 9:52 AM EDT2014-08-25 13:52:36 GMT
    Those numbers for Palmetto Cash 5 for August 22 were 6, 20, 21, 35 and 38.Those numbers for Palmetto Cash 5 for August 22 were 6, 20, 21, 35 and 38.
    Someone bought a winning Palmetto Cash 5 ticket in Mauldin that's worth $100,000. The South Carolina Education Lottery announced the ticket was purchased at Pavan Food Store at 310 East Butler Road.
    Someone bought a winning Palmetto Cash 5 ticket in Mauldin that's worth $100,000. The South Carolina Education Lottery announced the ticket was purchased at Pavan Food Store at 310 East Butler Road.
  • Missing Greenville Woman Found Safe In Easley

    Missing Greenville Woman Found Safe In Easley

    Monday, August 25 2014 9:02 AM EDT2014-08-25 13:02:55 GMT
    A woman missing since Friday has been found safe in Easley.A woman missing since Friday has been found safe in Easley.
    A Greenville woman missing since Friday has been found safe in Easley.
    A Greenville woman missing since Friday has been found safe in Easley.

  • Deputies: Missing Child Returns Home

    Deputies: Missing Child Returns Home

    Sunday, August 24 2014 11:33 PM EDT2014-08-25 03:33:57 GMT
    Missing 13 year old back home.Missing 13 year old back home.
    The Greenville County Sheriff's Office says a missing 13 year old is back home.
    The Greenville County Sheriff's Office says a missing 13 year old is back home.
  • Problems With Charter Internet Reported Fixed

    Problems With Charter Internet Reported Fixed

    Sunday, August 24 2014 6:31 PM EDT2014-08-24 22:31:24 GMT
    We've received numerous calls about Charter internet service being down.We've received numerous calls about Charter internet service being down.

    We've received numerous phone calls about Charter internet service being down Saturday night.

    We've received numerous phone calls about Charter internet service being down Saturday night.

  • LIVE: Child, Two Others Critically Injured, 90 Hospitalized After Magnitude 6.0 Quake, Gov. Declares State Of Emergency

    LIVE: Child, Two Others Critically Injured, 90 Hospitalized After Magnitude 6.0 Quake, Gov. Declares State Of Emergency

    Sunday, August 24 2014 2:57 PM EDT2014-08-24 18:57:46 GMT
    Image from KRON 4Image from KRON 4
    At least three people including a child are critically injured after Sunday morning's magnitude 6.0 quake that hit in the American Canyon area and caused significant damage in Napa.
    At least three people including a child are critically injured after Sunday morning's magnitude 6.0 quake that hit in the American Canyon area and caused significant damage in Napa.
  • One Person Dead After Accident On Main Street In Greer

    One Person Dead After Accident On Main Street In Greer

    Sunday, August 24 2014 1:04 PM EDT2014-08-24 17:04:37 GMT
    One person is dead after a single vehicle accident on Main Street in Greer Saturday.
    One person is dead after a single vehicle accident on Main Street in Greer Saturday.
  • Police: Naked Man Arrested In Room Covered With Feces, Urine

    Police: Naked Man Arrested In Room Covered With Feces, Urine

    Sunday, August 24 2014 12:37 PM EDT2014-08-24 16:37:37 GMT
    Mugshot from the Spartanburg Sheriff's Office.Mugshot from the Spartanburg Sheriff's Office.
    A man was arrested after police found him naked in a trashed room covered with what appeared to be feces and urine Saturday.
    A man was arrested after police found him naked in a trashed room covered with what appeared to be feces and urine Saturday.
  • VIDEO: Seismologists Say South Napa Quake Strongest in Bay Area Since 1989

    VIDEO: Seismologists Say South Napa Quake Strongest in Bay Area Since 1989

    Sunday, August 24 2014 11:40 AM EDT2014-08-24 15:40:48 GMT
    Image from KRON 4Image from KRON 4
    Seismologists with the U.S. Geological Survey say the quake that hit Sunday morning near American Canyon was typical for what they expect in the Bay Area.
    Seismologists with the U.S. Geological Survey say the quake that hit Sunday morning near American Canyon was typical for what they expect in the Bay Area.
  • Magnitude 6.0 Quake Causes “Significant Damage” in CA Bay Area; 70 Hospitalized

    Magnitude 6.0 Quake Causes “Significant Damage” in CA Bay Area; 70 Hospitalized

    Sunday, August 24 2014 11:26 AM EDT2014-08-24 15:26:42 GMT
    Location of magnitude 6 earthquake in California on August 24, 2014/CBS NEWSLocation of magnitude 6 earthquake in California on August 24, 2014/CBS NEWS
    The city of Napa, CA reports significant damage following a magnitude 6.0 earthquake early Sunday morning centered near American Canyon.
    The city of Napa, CA reports significant damage following a magnitude 6.0 earthquake early Sunday morning centered near American Canyon.
  • Driver Killed In Single-Vehicle Wreck Near Woodruff

    Driver Killed In Single-Vehicle Wreck Near Woodruff

    Sunday, August 24 2014 11:20 AM EDT2014-08-24 15:20:54 GMT
    In Spartanburg County, Highway Patrol is investigating a deadly wreck that happened on Shaw Road near the city of Woodruff.In Spartanburg County, Highway Patrol is investigating a deadly wreck that happened on Shaw Road near the city of Woodruff.
    In Spartanburg County, Highway Patrol is investigating a deadly wreck that happened on Shaw Road near the city of Woodruff.
    In Spartanburg County, Highway Patrol is investigating a deadly wreck that happened on Shaw Road near the city of Woodruff.
  • Video Spurs Questions Of Arresting Methods After Deputies Tase Man Inside Walmart

    Video Spurs Questions Of Arresting Methods After Deputies Tase Man Inside Walmart

    Sunday, August 24 2014 10:09 AM EDT2014-08-24 14:09:02 GMT
    Deputies responded around 1pm Saturday to a call about an intoxicated man outside the Walmart. 
    Deputies responded around 1pm Saturday to a call about an intoxicated man outside the Walmart. 
  • Crew Battle Fire At Belton McDonald's In Anderson Co.

    Crew Battle Fire At Belton McDonald's In Anderson Co.

    Sunday, August 24 2014 4:57 AM EDT2014-08-24 08:57:34 GMT
    Early morning fire in BeltonEarly morning fire in Belton
    Dozens of fire fighters worked to put out flames at a Belton McDonald's in Anderson County, Sunday morning.
    Dozens of fire fighters worked to put out flames at a Belton McDonald's in Anderson County, Sunday morning.
  • Shooting In Anderson County Leaves One Dead, Another Injured

    Shooting In Anderson County Leaves One Dead, Another Injured

    Saturday, August 23 2014 10:54 PM EDT2014-08-24 02:54:25 GMT
    Anderson County deputies are investigating a shooting that has left one dead and another injured on Belton Street Saturday.
    Anderson County deputies are investigating a shooting that has left one dead and another injured on Belton Street Saturday.
  • One Person Dead in Pelham Road Wreck

    One Person Dead in Pelham Road Wreck

    Saturday, August 23 2014 8:28 AM EDT2014-08-23 12:28:33 GMT
    The Greenville County Coroner's Office confirms one person is dead after a wreck in the 1700 block of Pelham Road Friday night.The Greenville County Coroner's Office confirms one person is dead after a wreck in the 1700 block of Pelham Road Friday night.
    The Greenville County Coroner's Office confirms one person is dead after a wreck in the 1700 block of Pelham Road Friday night.
    The Greenville County Coroner's Office confirms one person is dead after a wreck in the 1700 block of Pelham Road Friday night.

  • Memorial For Broome Students Held Friday Night

    Memorial For Broome Students Held Friday Night

    Friday, August 22 2014 11:06 PM EDT2014-08-23 03:06:08 GMT
    Principals, students and teachers at Broome High School held a memorial service for three students who have died within the past year.
    Principals, students and teachers at Broome High School held a memorial service for three students who have died within the past year.
  • Escaped Inmate in Alexander County Captured

    Escaped Inmate in Alexander County Captured

    Friday, August 22 2014 10:47 PM EDT2014-08-23 02:47:13 GMT
    NCDPS says an escaped inmate in Alexander County was captured Friday night.NCDPS says an escaped inmate in Alexander County was captured Friday night.
    NCDPS says an escaped inmate in Alexander County was captured Friday night.
    NCDPS says an escaped inmate in Alexander County was captured Friday night.

  • Obama To Address American Legion in Charlotte

    Obama To Address American Legion in Charlotte

    Friday, August 22 2014 9:08 PM EDT2014-08-23 01:08:10 GMT
    Obama to visit Charlotte to speak to the American Legion convention Tuesday.Obama to visit Charlotte to speak to the American Legion convention Tuesday.
    Obama to visit Charlotte to speak to the American Legion convention Tuesday.
    Obama to visit Charlotte to speak to the American Legion convention Tuesday.

  • Christy Henderson Throws Out First Pitch At Drive Game

    Christy Henderson Throws Out First Pitch At Drive Game

    Friday, August 22 2014 8:11 PM EDT2014-08-23 00:11:27 GMT
    7 On Your Side's Christy Henderson threw out the ceremonial first pitch at Friday's Savannah-Greenville game at Fluor Field.7 On Your Side's Christy Henderson threw out the ceremonial first pitch at Friday's Savannah-Greenville game at Fluor Field.
    7 On Your Side's Christy Henderson threw out the ceremonial first pitch at Friday's Savannah-Greenville game at Fluor Field.
    7 On Your Side's Christy Henderson threw out the ceremonial first pitch at Friday's Savannah-Greenville game at Fluor Field.

  • False Police Reports Come With Costly Consequences

    False Police Reports Come With Costly Consequences

    Friday, August 22 2014 6:39 PM EDT2014-08-22 22:39:47 GMT

    New 911 calls have been released from a hoax in July that called out an entire SWAT team. And in another case just this week, deputies say a woman lied about being attacked near a college campus. Law enforcement officials say these bogus claims compromise your safety.

    New 911 calls have been released from a hoax in July that called out an entire SWAT team. And in another case just this week, deputies say a woman lied about being attacked near a college campus. Law enforcement officials say these bogus claims compromise your safety.

  • Clemson Boulevard Work to Continue Thru August

    Clemson Boulevard Work to Continue Thru August

    Friday, August 22 2014 5:46 PM EDT2014-08-22 21:46:34 GMT
    Road work on Clemson Blvd. in Anderson County to continue through August 29th.Road work on Clemson Blvd. in Anderson County to continue through August 29th.
    Road work on Clemson Blvd. in Anderson County to continue through August 29th.

    Road work on Clemson Blvd. in Anderson County to continue through August 29th.


  • Trooper Fired After Arrest Of NFL Player In Laurens Co.

    Trooper Fired After Arrest Of NFL Player In Laurens Co.

    Friday, August 22 2014 5:26 PM EDT2014-08-22 21:26:33 GMT
    S.C. Trooper L/Cpl. R.S. Salter who arrested Greenwood Native and now NFL player Sidney "Sam" Montgomery in the Upstate for speedingi in June in Laurens County has been fired.
    S.C. Trooper L/Cpl. R.S. Salter who arrested Greenwood Native and now NFL player Sidney "Sam" Montgomery in the Upstate for speedingi in June in Laurens County has been fired.
  • SCDOT Awards $231M Contract to Fix I-85/I-385 Interchange

    SCDOT Awards $231M Contract to Fix I-85/I-385 Interchange

    Friday, August 22 2014 5:17 PM EDT2014-08-22 21:17:24 GMT
    The South Carolina Department of Transportation has awarded its biggest contract in more than a decade to make Greenville County's I-85/I-385 interchange safer and more efficient.
    The South Carolina Department of Transportation has awarded its biggest contract in more than a decade to make Greenville County's I-85/I-385 interchange safer and more efficient.
  • Seneca Man Arrested In GA On Probation Violation

    Seneca Man Arrested In GA On Probation Violation

    Friday, August 22 2014 4:42 PM EDT2014-08-22 20:42:27 GMT
    Oconee County deputies say Walter Bud Shook, Jr. was arrested in Georgia on a probation violation. Photo Courtesy: Oconee County Sheriff's Office Oconee County deputies say Walter Bud Shook, Jr. was arrested in Georgia on a probation violation. Photo Courtesy: Oconee County Sheriff's Office
    Oconee County deputies say they arrested a Seneca man in Georgia on a probation violation.
    Oconee County deputies say they arrested a Seneca man in Georgia on a probation violation.

  • Alert Neighbor's Actions Lead To Arrest In Belton

    Alert Neighbor's Actions Lead To Arrest In Belton

    Friday, August 22 2014 4:37 PM EDT2014-08-22 20:37:09 GMT
    Deputies say Jefferey Jermaine Crosby was arrested and faces first degree burglary charges. Photo Courtesy: Anderson County Sheriff's OfficeDeputies say Jefferey Jermaine Crosby was arrested and faces first degree burglary charges. Photo Courtesy: Anderson County Sheriff's Office

     Anderson County deputies say an alert neighbor's actions led to an arrest in Belton.

     Anderson County deputies say an alert neighbor's actions led to an arrest in Belton.

  • Greer Administrator Takes Ice Bucket Challenge

    Greer Administrator Takes Ice Bucket Challenge

    Friday, August 22 2014 4:36 PM EDT2014-08-22 20:36:50 GMT
    Greer City Administrator Ed Driggers put a unique twist on the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Friday afternoon at Greer City Park.
    Greer City Administrator Ed Driggers put a unique twist on the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Friday afternoon at Greer City Park.
  • Springfield Elementary Problems Fixed

    Springfield Elementary Problems Fixed

    Friday, August 22 2014 4:20 PM EDT2014-08-22 20:20:52 GMT
    Springfield Elementary School students returned to class Friday after power issues forced the school to close.Springfield Elementary School students returned to class Friday after power issues forced the school to close.
    Springfield Elementary School students returned to class Friday after power issues forced the school to close.
    Springfield Elementary School students returned to class Friday after power issues forced the school to close. 

  • Spartanburg High School Suspends Baseball Coach

    Spartanburg High School Suspends Baseball Coach

    Friday, August 22 2014 2:02 PM EDT2014-08-22 18:02:29 GMT
    Spartanburg School District Seven confirmed Friday that it has suspended its high school baseball coach, Thomas Myers, who police said "may have misappropriated school funds and misused school property for his own benefit.
    Spartanburg School District Seven confirmed Friday that it has suspended its high school baseball coach, Thomas Myers, who police said "may have misappropriated school funds and misused school property for his own benefit.
  • Spartanburg Co. Deputies Arrest Groping Suspect

    Spartanburg Co. Deputies Arrest Groping Suspect

    Friday, August 22 2014 11:20 AM EDT2014-08-22 15:20:43 GMT
    Romel Alexander AlfaroRomel Alexander Alfaro
    A man accused of fondling three women at stores in Spartanburg County is under arrest Friday morning. Romel Alexander Alfaro, 20, is charged with two counts of assault and battery first degree by the Spartanburg County Sheriff's Office after they say he groped three victims at Target, Ingles and Walmart Sunday night.
    A man accused of fondling three women at stores in Spartanburg County is under arrest Friday morning. Romel Alexander Alfaro, 20, is charged with two counts of assault and battery first degree by the Spartanburg County Sheriff's Office after they say he groped three victims at Target, Ingles and Walmart Sunday night.
  • Two Charged With Hitting NC Deputy's Vehicle

    Two Charged With Hitting NC Deputy's Vehicle

    Friday, August 22 2014 10:36 AM EDT2014-08-22 14:36:40 GMT
    Arrest warrants state that Ainsworth's pickup crashed into a deputy's car as the suspect tried to flee from a traffic stop.Arrest warrants state that Ainsworth's pickup crashed into a deputy's car as the suspect tried to flee from a traffic stop.
    Two people have been charged after a vehicle hit the patrol car of a Buncombe County sheriff's deputy.The Asheville Citizen-Times reported 36-year-old Jeremy Louis Ainsworth of Fairview and 31-year-old Amee Tennelle King of Mountain Home were charged with a number of offenses Thursday.
    Two people have been charged after a vehicle hit the patrol car of a Buncombe County sheriff's deputy.The Asheville Citizen-Times reported 36-year-old Jeremy Louis Ainsworth of Fairview and 31-year-old Amee Tennelle King of Mountain Home were charged with a number of offenses Thursday.
  • Scammer Attempts Hostage Hoax On Lockhart Man

    Scammer Attempts Hostage Hoax On Lockhart Man

    Friday, August 22 2014 10:30 AM EDT2014-08-22 14:30:41 GMT
    The woman told the SCSO investigator that her mother has been deceased for 10 years.The woman told the SCSO investigator that her mother has been deceased for 10 years.
    A phone scammer tried to convince a Lockhart man that he was holding his wife hostage and demanded a ransom. However, the man's wife has been deceased for about a decade according to the Spartanburg County Sheriff's Office.
    A phone scammer tried to convince a Lockhart man that he was holding his wife hostage and demanded a ransom. However, the man's wife has been deceased for about a decade according to the Spartanburg County Sheriff's Office.
  • Woman Charged With Attempted Murder After Hit and Run in Anderson Co.

    Woman Charged With Attempted Murder After Hit and Run in Anderson Co.

    Friday, August 22 2014 5:32 AM EDT2014-08-22 09:32:02 GMT
    Anderson County deputies say Veronica Tillison faces an attempted murder charge after a hit and run incident Sunday. Photo Courtesy: Anderson County Sheriff's OfficeAnderson County deputies say Veronica Tillison faces an attempted murder charge after a hit and run incident Sunday. Photo Courtesy: Anderson County Sheriff's Office
    Anderson County deputies say Veronica Tillison faces an attempted murder charge after a hit and run incident Sunday.
    Anderson County deputies say Veronica Tillison faces an attempted murder charge after a hit and run incident Sunday.

  • Columbia Bus Driver Pleads Guilty To Defrauding Social Security

    Columbia Bus Driver Pleads Guilty To Defrauding Social Security

    Thursday, August 21 2014 6:38 PM EDT2014-08-21 22:38:30 GMT
    Columbia bus driver pleads guilty to defrauding the Social Security Administration.Columbia bus driver pleads guilty to defrauding the Social Security Administration.
    Columbia bus driver pleads guilty to defrauding the Social Security Administration.
    Columbia bus driver pleads guilty to defrauding the Social Security Administration.

  • Kitten Exposes 14 People To Rabies In Anderson Co.

    Kitten Exposes 14 People To Rabies In Anderson Co.

    Thursday, August 21 2014 6:16 PM EDT2014-08-21 22:16:20 GMT
    Fourteen people are getting medical treatment after the Department of Health & Environmental Control said a kitten exposed them to rabies in Anderson County.
    Fourteen people are getting medical treatment after the Department of Health & Environmental Control said a kitten exposed them to rabies in Anderson County.
  • Fire Destroys Anderson Home

    Fire Destroys Anderson Home

    Thursday, August 21 2014 3:12 PM EDT2014-08-21 19:12:31 GMT
    An Anderson Fire investigator says a fire destroyed a home on Lyons St. near Clarence Ave. Thursday afternoon.
    An Anderson Fire investigator says a fire destroyed a home on Lyons St. near Clarence Ave. Thursday afternoon.
  • EPA To Host Public Meeting Regarding CTS Site In Asheville

    EPA To Host Public Meeting Regarding CTS Site In Asheville

    Thursday, August 21 2014 1:05 PM EDT2014-08-21 17:05:45 GMT
    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will hold a public meeting on Thursday to answer questions about the toxic CTS superfund site in Asheville.
    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will hold a public meeting on Thursday to answer questions about the toxic CTS superfund site in Asheville.
  • NC Lawmakers Approve Regulating Toxic Coal Ash

    NC Lawmakers Approve Regulating Toxic Coal Ash

    Thursday, August 21 2014 12:55 PM EDT2014-08-21 16:55:44 GMT
    North Carolina lawmakers have approved legislation they say makes the state the nation's first to address decades of toxic water pollution from residue left behind by coal-burning electricity plants.
    North Carolina lawmakers have approved legislation they say makes the state the nation's first to address decades of toxic water pollution from residue left behind by coal-burning electricity plants.
  • UPS Says 51 Retail Stores Breached By Malware

    UPS Says 51 Retail Stores Breached By Malware

    Thursday, August 21 2014 12:02 PM EDT2014-08-21 16:02:53 GMT
    Some customers of The UPS Store may have had their credit and debit card information exposed by a computer virus found on systems at 51 stores.
    Some customers of The UPS Store may have had their credit and debit card information exposed by a computer virus found on systems at 51 stores.
  • Aid Group: 2nd US Worker With Ebola Released

    Aid Group: 2nd US Worker With Ebola Released

    Thursday, August 21 2014 11:22 AM EDT2014-08-21 15:22:14 GMT
    The Atlanta hospital where two American aid workers were brought after getting infected with the Ebola virus will hold a news conference to discuss their discharge.The Atlanta hospital where two American aid workers were brought after getting infected with the Ebola virus will hold a news conference to discuss their discharge.
    An aid group says a second American aid worker has been released after she was treated at an Atlanta hospital for the Ebola virus.
    An aid group says a second American aid worker has been released after she was treated at an Atlanta hospital for the Ebola virus. A news conference was planned for 11 a.m. Thursday at Emory to discuss the discharge of Nancy Writebol and another aid worker, Dr. Kent Brantly.
  • Justice Dept. Announces $17B Settlement With BofA

    Justice Dept. Announces $17B Settlement With BofA

    Thursday, August 21 2014 10:10 AM EDT2014-08-21 14:10:26 GMT
    Bank of America says its cash payouts will total $9.65 billion.Bank of America says its cash payouts will total $9.65 billion.
    The Justice Department has announced a $16.65 billion settlement with Bank of America over its role in the sale of mortgage-backed securities in the run-up to the financial crisis.The deal announced Thursday calls for the bank, the second-largest in the U.S., to pay a $5 billion cash penalty and provide billions of dollars of relief to struggling homeowners.
    The Justice Department has announced a $16.65 billion settlement with Bank of America over its role in the sale of mortgage-backed securities in the run-up to the financial crisis.The deal announced Thursday calls for the bank, the second-largest in the U.S., to pay a $5 billion cash penalty and provide billions of dollars of relief to struggling homeowners.
  • SC Film Commission Releases New App

    SC Film Commission Releases New App

    Thursday, August 21 2014 10:03 AM EDT2014-08-21 14:03:32 GMT
    Much of the movie "Leatherheads" was shot in South Carolina.Much of the movie "Leatherheads" was shot in South Carolina.
    A new app released by the South Carolina Film Commission is for directors, producers and tourists and film buffs as well. The app provides information on South Carolina locations, support services and production incentives so film makers can find the perfect place to make films, television shows and commercials.
    A new app released by the South Carolina Film Commission is for directors, producers and tourists and film buffs as well. The app provides information on South Carolina locations, support services and production incentives so film makers can find the perfect place to make films, television shows and commercials.
  • Job Fair Thursday, August 21

    Job Fair Thursday, August 21

    Thursday, August 21 2014 5:01 AM EDT2014-08-21 09:01:55 GMT
    There is one job fair in our area Thursday, August 21.There is one job fair in our area Thursday, August 21.
    There is one job fair in our area Thursday, August 21. Tyger River SC Department of Corrections is hiring corrections officers. The department is having a recruitment event August 21. If you are interested, the job fair is at the SC Works Union Office at 103 W Main Street in Union, SC from 9 a.m. until 12 p.m.
    There is one job fair in our area Thursday, August 21. Tyger River SC Department of Corrections is hiring corrections officers. The department is having a recruitment event August 21. If you are interested, the job fair is at the SC Works Union Office at 103 W Main Street in Union, SC from 9 a.m. until 12 p.m.
  • Report: Educator Comes To Work Drunk; Loses Educator Certificate

    Report: Educator Comes To Work Drunk; Loses Educator Certificate

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 11:02 PM EDT2014-08-21 03:02:50 GMT
    A Pickens County School District psychologist has had her educator certificate suspended after officials say she showed up to work intoxicated.
    A Pickens County School District psychologist has had her educator certificate suspended after officials say she showed up to work intoxicated.
  • Anderson Attempted Murder Suspect Arrested

    Anderson Attempted Murder Suspect Arrested

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 4:51 PM EDT2014-08-20 20:51:56 GMT
    Sheriff's investigators have arrested Zachary Shandez Hall, age 25 of Anderson, in connection with last Wednesday's shooting on Revere Court in Anderson.
    Sheriff's investigators have arrested Zachary Shandez Hall, age 25 of Anderson, in connection with last Wednesday's shooting on Revere Court in Anderson.
  • Deadly House Fire In Walhalla

    Deadly House Fire In Walhalla

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 4:15 PM EDT2014-08-20 20:15:08 GMT
    An investigation is underway after a man was found dead during a house fire.An investigation is underway after a man was found dead during a house fire.
    An investigation is underway after a man was found dead during a house fire. According to the Oconee County Coroner's Office, the 911 communications center received a report of a house fire on North Andover Drive in Walhalla Tuesday night around 9:30. Multiple fire agencies responded to the fire. When firefighters arrived on scene, they found an unresponsive man, 49-year-old Michael Joseph Marcello, lying on a bedroom floor in the home.
    An investigation is underway after a man was found dead during a house fire. According to the Oconee County Coroner's Office, the 911 communications center received a report of a house fire on North Andover Drive in Walhalla Tuesday night around 9:30. Multiple fire agencies responded to the fire. When firefighters arrived on scene, they found an unresponsive man, 49-year-old Michael Joseph Marcello, lying on a bedroom floor in the home.
  • UPDATE: Clemson Assault And Battery Suspect Arrested

    UPDATE: Clemson Assault And Battery Suspect Arrested

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 11:14 AM EDT2014-08-20 15:14:18 GMT
    Charnel Wayne JohnsonCharnel Wayne Johnson
    Charnel Wayne Johnson - wanted for assault and battery in Clemson - is under arrest Wednesday morning. Clemson Police say Johnson attacked a woman and choked her until she was unconscious at Falls Landing Apartments on Old Central Road on August 9. 
    Charnel Wayne Johnson - wanted for assault and battery in Clemson - is under arrest Wednesday morning. Clemson Police say Johnson attacked a woman and choked her until she was unconscious at Falls Landing Apartments on Old Central Road on August 9. 
  • GA Man Leads Anderson Co. Deputies On Chase

    GA Man Leads Anderson Co. Deputies On Chase

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 10:12 AM EDT2014-08-20 14:12:33 GMT
    Nicholas Jose SisnerosNicholas Jose Sisneros
    A Georgia man is under arrest after deputies say he led them on a chase by car and foot in Anderson County. Nicholas Jose Sisneros, 26, is charged with failure to stop for blue lights and open container by the Anderson County Sheriff's Office.
    A Georgia man is under arrest after deputies say he led them on a chase by car and foot in Anderson County. Nicholas Jose Sisneros, 26, is charged with failure to stop for blue lights and open container by the Anderson County Sheriff's Office.
  • Anderson Sheriff Searching For Suspect They Say Led Them On Chase With Stolen Vehicle

    Anderson Sheriff Searching For Suspect They Say Led Them On Chase With Stolen Vehicle

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 10:51 PM EDT2014-08-20 02:51:52 GMT
    Anderson County Deputies are searching for a suspect they say stole a vehicle and led police a chase.
    Anderson County Deputies are searching for a suspect they say stole a vehicle and led police a chase.
  • Peanut, Almond Butter Recalled For Salmonella Risk

    Peanut, Almond Butter Recalled For Salmonella Risk

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 10:34 PM EDT2014-08-20 02:34:54 GMT
    Peanut and almond butters sold at Whole Foods, Trader Joe's and other grocers are being recalled because of possible salmonella contamination.
    Peanut and almond butters sold at Whole Foods, Trader Joe's and other grocers are being recalled because of possible salmonella contamination.
  • Cherokee Deputy Makes 561 Arrests In One Year; Receives Award

    Cherokee Deputy Makes 561 Arrests In One Year; Receives Award

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 10:11 PM EDT2014-08-20 02:11:07 GMT
    David Owens with his award. (Photo provided by Solicitor Barry Barnette)David Owens with his award. (Photo provided by Solicitor Barry Barnette)
    He served 561 arrest warrants in the span of one year that range from misdemeanors to serious violent crimes. 
    He served 561 arrest warrants in the span of one year that range from misdemeanors to serious violent crimes. 
  • Oconee County Chase Ends With Stop Sticks; Driver Arrested

    Oconee County Chase Ends With Stop Sticks; Driver Arrested

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 6:27 PM EDT2014-08-19 22:27:01 GMT
    Photo From Brandi Reid CannonPhoto From Brandi Reid Cannon
    A vehicle reported stolen was chased by Oconee County Sheriff's Office and Highway Patrol for over 20 minutes Tuesday and ended after officers deployed stop sticks.
    A vehicle reported stolen was chased by Oconee County Sheriff's Office and Highway Patrol for over 20 minutes Tuesday and ended after officers deployed stop sticks.
  • Police Brace For Increase In Thefts/Break-Ins On College Campuses

    Police Brace For Increase In Thefts/Break-Ins On College Campuses

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 6:24 PM EDT2014-08-19 22:24:41 GMT
    Police are reminding students to protect themselves against larcenies and car break-ins.
    Police are reminding students to protect themselves against larcenies and car break-ins.
  • Police Shoot Armed Suspect Miles From Ferguson, MO

    Police Shoot Armed Suspect Miles From Ferguson, MO

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 4:35 PM EDT2014-08-19 20:35:46 GMT
    The shooting Tuesday happened just a few miles from Ferguson, where a police officer's fatal shooting of an unarmed 18-year-old, Michael Brown, has touched off days of protests.
    The shooting Tuesday happened just a few miles from Ferguson, where a police officer's fatal shooting of an unarmed 18-year-old, Michael Brown, has touched off days of protests.
  • Town Employee Contract Offers Political Protection

    Town Employee Contract Offers Political Protection

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 4:03 PM EDT2014-08-19 20:03:38 GMT
    Blacksburg town administrator Trudy Martin gets a contract for the first time in decades.Blacksburg town administrator Trudy Martin gets a contract for the first time in decades.

    Trudy Martin won't have to show up at town hall, her paycheck is guaranteed and she's paid with taxpayer money.

    Trudy Martin won't have to show up at town hall, her paycheck is guaranteed and she's paid with taxpayer money.

  • Silver Alert Issued For N.C. Woman

    Silver Alert Issued For N.C. Woman

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 2:54 PM EDT2014-08-19 18:54:36 GMT
    Amber Lee CarrAmber Lee Carr
    The N.C. Center for Missing Persons has issued a Silver Alert for a missing endangered woman, Amber Lee Carr.
    The N.C. Center for Missing Persons has issued a Silver Alert for a missing endangered woman, Amber Lee Carr.
  • Man Goes To Jail Wearing Shirt With His Mugshot On It

    Man Goes To Jail Wearing Shirt With His Mugshot On It

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 11:29 AM EDT2014-08-19 15:29:07 GMT
    A Maine man who served a 48-hour sentence for drunken driving wore something special for his jail booking photo: a T-shirt featuring his own mug shot.
    A Maine man who served a 48-hour sentence for drunken driving wore something special for his jail booking photo: a T-shirt featuring his own mug shot.
  • Marion Man Charged With Abusing Infant Daughter

    Marion Man Charged With Abusing Infant Daughter

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 11:03 AM EDT2014-08-19 15:03:43 GMT
    Brandon Lee EdwardsBrandon Lee Edwards
    McDowell Co. Sheriff's office has charged 20 year-old Brandon Lee Edwards of Formosa Drive in Marion with one count of felony child abuse.The say Edwards allegedly shook his 3-month-old daughter and threw her to the ground, knocking her unconscious.The baby is still in the hospital.
    McDowell Co. Sheriff's office has charged 20 year-old Brandon Lee Edwards of Formosa Drive in Marion with one count of felony child abuse.The say Edwards allegedly shook his 3-month-old daughter and threw her to the ground, knocking her unconscious.The baby is still in the hospital.
  • Meals On Wheels Needs Drivers In Anderson

    Meals On Wheels Needs Drivers In Anderson

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 10:47 AM EDT2014-08-19 14:47:32 GMT
    Meals On Wheels-Anderson needs drivers immediately.Meals On Wheels-Anderson needs drivers immediately.
    Meals on Wheels-Anderson needs drivers immediately to help deliver meals to elderly people in that part of the Upstate. The lack of drivers is putting a strain on the group to deliver meals in Belton and Pelzer. The city of Anderson also needs regular route drivers.
    Meals on Wheels-Anderson needs drivers immediately to help deliver meals to elderly people in that part of the Upstate. The lack of drivers is putting a strain on the group to deliver meals in Belton and Pelzer. The city of Anderson also needs regular route drivers.
  • Marion, NC Man Charged With Injuring Baby

    Marion, NC Man Charged With Injuring Baby

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 10:22 AM EDT2014-08-19 14:22:08 GMT
    Brandon Lee EdwardsBrandon Lee Edwards
    A Marion man is under arrest after deputies say he knocked his three-month-old daughter unconscious. Brandon Lee Edwards is charged with felony child abuse by the McDowell County Sheriff's Office.
    A Marion man is under arrest after deputies say he knocked his three-month-old daughter unconscious. Brandon Lee Edwards is charged with felony child abuse by the McDowell County Sheriff's Office.
  • 11 Bridges To Be Replaced In Western NC

    11 Bridges To Be Replaced In Western NC

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 10:06 AM EDT2014-08-19 14:06:56 GMT
    Transportation department officials plan to replace 11 bridges in western North Carolina.Transportation department officials plan to replace 11 bridges in western North Carolina.
    Transportation department officials plan to replace 11 bridges in western North Carolina. The Asheville Citizen-Times reported  that the transportation department has awarded a contract worth more than $11 million to a Mooresville company for the new bridges in Buncombe, Madison and Mitchell counties.
    Transportation department officials plan to replace 11 bridges in western North Carolina. The Asheville Citizen-Times reported  that the transportation department has awarded a contract worth more than $11 million to a Mooresville company for the new bridges in Buncombe, Madison and Mitchell counties.
  • Aerospace Industry Impact In SC Pegged At $17B

    Aerospace Industry Impact In SC Pegged At $17B

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 10:00 AM EDT2014-08-19 14:00:29 GMT
    The single largest company is Boeing, which employs about 6,500 in North Charleston.The single largest company is Boeing, which employs about 6,500 in North Charleston.
    A new report says the aerospace industry in South Carolina accounts for 54,000 jobs with a total economic impact of $17 billion. 
    A new report says the aerospace industry in South Carolina accounts for 54,000 jobs with a total economic impact of $17 billion. 
  • Anderson Deputies Asking For Help To Locate Two Subjects Wanted For Questioning

    Anderson Deputies Asking For Help To Locate Two Subjects Wanted For Questioning

    Monday, August 18 2014 8:04 PM EDT2014-08-19 00:04:28 GMT
    Photo provided by the Anderson County Sheriff's Office.Photo provided by the Anderson County Sheriff's Office.
    The Anderson County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public's help in identifying two subjects wanted for questioning in reference to an early morning burglary on Old Anderson Road.
    The Anderson County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public's help in identifying two subjects wanted for questioning in reference to an early morning burglary on Old Anderson Road.
  • Clemson Police Need Your Help Finding Assault Suspect

    Clemson Police Need Your Help Finding Assault Suspect

    Monday, August 18 2014 6:08 PM EDT2014-08-18 22:08:18 GMT
    Clemson police are looking for Charnel Wayne Johnson. They say he assaulted a woman outside her apartment at Falls Landing Apts. on Old Central Rd on August 9.
    Clemson police are looking for Charnel Wayne Johnson. They say he assaulted a woman outside her apartment at Falls Landing Apts. on Old Central Rd on August 9.
  • Report: Cost To Raise Today's Child Tops $245,000

    Report: Cost To Raise Today's Child Tops $245,000

    Monday, August 18 2014 11:29 AM EDT2014-08-18 15:29:57 GMT
    Associated Press imageAssociated Press image
    A federal report finds that an American child born last year will cost a middle-income family an average of more than $245,000 until he or she becomes an adult. The costs of food, housing, childcare and education have risen 1.8 percent since 2012.
    A federal report finds that an American child born last year will cost a middle-income family an average of more than $245,000 until he or she becomes an adult. The costs of food, housing, childcare and education have risen 1.8 percent since 2012.
  • NC Man Accused Of Taking Golf Balls From SC Course

    NC Man Accused Of Taking Golf Balls From SC Course

    Monday, August 18 2014 10:43 AM EDT2014-08-18 14:43:42 GMT
    Associated Press file photoAssociated Press file photo
    A North Carolina man has been arrested and accused of stealing golf balls from a South Carolina course. The Herald of Rock Hill reported York County sheriff's deputies followed tire tracks to arrest a man who said he was collecting golf balls to sell.
    A North Carolina man has been arrested and accused of stealing golf balls from a South Carolina course. The Herald of Rock Hill reported York County sheriff's deputies followed tire tracks to arrest a man who said he was collecting golf balls to sell.
  • SC Unemployment Rises To 5.7 Percent

    SC Unemployment Rises To 5.7 Percent

    Monday, August 18 2014 10:23 AM EDT2014-08-18 14:23:53 GMT
    South Carolina's unemployment has risen nearly half a percentage point after three straight months without change.South Carolina's unemployment has risen nearly half a percentage point after three straight months without change.
    South Carolina's unemployment has risen nearly half a percentage point after three straight months without change. The Department of Employment and Workforce said Monday that the state's jobless rate rose to 5.7 percent last month. 
    South Carolina's unemployment has risen nearly half a percentage point after three straight months without change. The Department of Employment and Workforce said Monday that the state's jobless rate rose to 5.7 percent last month. 
  • Image Overload: Help Us Sort It All Out, NASA Requests

    Image Overload: Help Us Sort It All Out, NASA Requests

    Monday, August 18 2014 12:11 AM EDT2014-08-18 04:11:24 GMT
    View of South India and Sri Lanka from the payload bay of the Space Shuttle in earth orbit. (Still from NASA video).View of South India and Sri Lanka from the payload bay of the Space Shuttle in earth orbit. (Still from NASA video).
    NASA is asking for your help.No, you do not get to go to space.You do, however, get to view hundreds of thousands of images taken from space. 
    NASA is asking for your help.No, you do not get to go to space.You do, however, get to view hundreds of thousands of images taken from space. 
  • Anderson Co. Chase Ends In Crash, Arrest

    Anderson Co. Chase Ends In Crash, Arrest

    Sunday, August 17 2014 10:44 PM EDT2014-08-18 02:44:54 GMT
    Troopers say an overnight chase in Anderson County ended in a crash and an arrest on Highway 86 Sunday morning.
    Troopers say an overnight chase in Anderson County ended in a crash and an arrest on Highway 86 Sunday morning.
  • Fire Destroys Building Housing Two Businesses in Sylva

    Fire Destroys Building Housing Two Businesses in Sylva

    Sunday, August 17 2014 4:12 PM EDT2014-08-17 20:12:19 GMT
    Town of Sylva says an early morning fire destroyed a building that housed two businesses downtown.Town of Sylva says an early morning fire destroyed a building that housed two businesses downtown.
     City of Sylva says an early morning fire destroyed a building that housed two businesses downtown.
     City of Sylva says an early morning fire destroyed a building that housed two businesses downtown.

  • Man Arrested For Marion, NC Murder

    Man Arrested For Marion, NC Murder

    Sunday, August 17 2014 1:55 PM EDT2014-08-17 17:55:56 GMT
    Mugshot from the McDowell County Sheriff's OfficeMugshot from the McDowell County Sheriff's Office
    McDowell County Sheriff Deputies arrested Andrew Clifton Johnson for murder around 7:00 Sunday morning in Marion, NC.
    McDowell County Sheriff Deputies arrested Andrew Clifton Johnson for murder around 7:00 Sunday morning in Marion, NC.
  • Backpack Giveaway In Gaffney

    Backpack Giveaway In Gaffney

    Sunday, August 17 2014 8:10 AM EDT2014-08-17 12:10:31 GMT
    School SuppliesSchool Supplies
    There will be a backpack give away in Gaffney today at Love Field.
    There will be a backpack give away in Gaffney today at Love Field.
  • Dirty Dancing Festival Draws Thousands For Its 5th Year

    Dirty Dancing Festival Draws Thousands For Its 5th Year

    Saturday, August 16 2014 8:29 PM EDT2014-08-17 00:29:47 GMT
    The 5th annual Dirty Dancing Festival drew thousands of people to Lake Lure this weekend for music, dancing, food, and fun.
    The 5th annual Dirty Dancing Festival drew thousands of people to Lake Lure this weekend for music, dancing, food, and fun.
  • Greenville Man Arrested For Punching A Man In Charleston

    James Hutton was arrested for punching a man on King Street Sunday August 10

    Saturday, August 16 2014 6:31 PM EDT2014-08-16 22:31:29 GMT
    Police say James Hutton of Greenville went before a bond court judge Saturday morning for allegedly punching a man in downtown Charleston last weekend. 
    Police say James Hutton of Greenville went before a bond court judge Saturday morning for allegedly punching a man in downtown Charleston last weekend. 
  • Curfew Imposed In Ferguson After Unrest

    Curfew Imposed In Ferguson After Unrest

    Saturday, August 16 2014 5:04 PM EDT2014-08-16 21:04:03 GMT
    Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon says he's declared a state of emergency and is implementing a curfew in the St. Louis suburb where a black teenager was shot to death by a white police officer a week ago.
    Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon says he's declared a state of emergency and is implementing a curfew in the St. Louis suburb where a black teenager was shot to death by a white police officer a week ago.
  • Paul Ryan: "House of Cards" Turned My Stomach

    Paul Ryan: "House of Cards" Turned My Stomach

    Saturday, August 16 2014 3:11 PM EDT2014-08-16 19:11:20 GMT
    Netflix's racy political drama "House of Cards" has a lot of fans, even some in Congress, but Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., apparently isn't one of them.
    Netflix's racy political drama "House of Cards" has a lot of fans, even some in Congress, but Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., apparently isn't one of them.
  • Grand Jury Investigation Ends After AG Removes Himself From Speaker Harrell Ethics Case

    Grand Jury Investigation Ends After AG Removes Himself From Speaker Harrell Ethics Case

    Saturday, August 16 2014 1:37 PM EDT2014-08-16 17:37:10 GMT
    In a release by the Office of the Speaker, AG Wilson removed himself from the case against Speaker Harrell, ending a Grand Jury investigation of a citizen ethics complaint.In a release by the Office of the Speaker, AG Wilson removed himself from the case against Speaker Harrell, ending a Grand Jury investigation of a citizen ethics complaint.
    Attorney General Alan Wilson has removed himself from the case against Speaker Bobby Harrell, ending a Grand Jury Investigation.
    Attorney General Alan Wilson has removed himself from the case against Speaker Bobby Harrell, ending a Grand Jury Investigation.
  • Rick Perry Attorney Predicts Acquittal After TX Governor Indicted On 2 Felony Charges

    Rick Perry Attorney Predicts Acquittal After TX Governor Indicted On 2 Felony Charges

    Saturday, August 16 2014 11:02 AM EDT2014-08-16 15:02:39 GMT
    Texas Gov. Rick Perry's state attorney predicts Perry will be cleared of two felony charges handed up late Friday by a Travis County grand jury.
    Texas Gov. Rick Perry's state attorney predicts Perry will be cleared of two felony charges handed up late Friday by a Travis County grand jury.
  • Murder Charge Dropped In 2013 Greenwood Deadly Shooting

    Murder Charge Dropped In 2013 Greenwood Deadly Shooting

    Friday, August 15 2014 10:49 PM EDT2014-08-16 02:49:43 GMT
    The 8th Circuit Solicitor says indictments against Jason Aiken in a deadly April 2013 shooting in Greenwood have been dismissed.The 8th Circuit Solicitor says indictments against Jason Aiken in a deadly April 2013 shooting in Greenwood have been dismissed.

     The 8th Circuit Solicitor says indictments against Jason Aiken have been dismissed in a deadly April 2013 shooting in Greenwood. 

     The 8th Circuit Solicitor says indictments against Jason Aiken have been dismissed in a deadly April 2013 shooting in Greenwood. 

  • Columbia Police Warning College Students After 4 Armed Robberies

    Columbia Police Warning College Students After 4 Armed Robberies

    Friday, August 15 2014 5:51 PM EDT2014-08-15 21:51:03 GMT
    The first incident happened near this intersection in Columbia.The first incident happened near this intersection in Columbia.
    College students are heading back to campus so Columbia police are warning them, and their parents, about four armed robberies of students in the last two weeks. The robberies happened in or around Benedict College and Allen University, which are next to each other in Columbia and not far from the University of South Carolina's campus.
    College students are heading back to campus so Columbia police are warning them, and their parents, about four armed robberies of students in the last two weeks. The robberies happened in or around Benedict College and Allen University, which are next to each other in Columbia and not far from the University of South Carolina's campus.
  • USC's 6,700 Resident Students Begin Move-In

    USC's 6,700 Resident Students Begin Move-In

    Friday, August 15 2014 11:08 AM EDT2014-08-15 15:08:59 GMT
    An estimated 6,700 undergraduates who live on the University of South Carolina campus are moving in this weekend.An estimated 6,700 undergraduates who live on the University of South Carolina campus are moving in this weekend.
    An estimated 6,700 undergraduates who live on the University of South Carolina campus are moving in this weekend. University spokeswoman Megan Sexton says the main streets on the heart of the campus are expected to be full Friday and Saturday.
    An estimated 6,700 undergraduates who live on the University of South Carolina campus are moving in this weekend. University spokeswoman Megan Sexton says the main streets on the heart of the campus are expected to be full Friday and Saturday.
  • SC Agencies Launching Sober Or Slammer Campaign

    SC Agencies Launching Sober Or Slammer Campaign

    Friday, August 15 2014 10:45 AM EDT2014-08-15 14:45:24 GMT
    The Sober or Slammer campaign kicks off on Friday and continues through Labor Day. (File photo)The Sober or Slammer campaign kicks off on Friday and continues through Labor Day. (File photo)
    The South Carolina Highway Patrol is joining with other law enforcement agencies and hospitals to make the final days of the summer driving season safer on the state's highways. The Sober or Slammer campaign kicks off on Friday and continues through Labor Day.
    The South Carolina Highway Patrol is joining with other law enforcement agencies and hospitals to make the final days of the summer driving season safer on the state's highways. The Sober or Slammer campaign kicks off on Friday and continues through Labor Day.
  • NASCAR Adds New Rule On Exiting Cars After Crashes

    NASCAR Adds New Rule On Exiting Cars After Crashes

    Friday, August 15 2014 10:28 AM EDT2014-08-15 14:28:11 GMT
    The rule comes less than a week after a driver was struck and killed during a dirt-track race at a small New York track.The rule comes less than a week after a driver was struck and killed during a dirt-track race at a small New York track.
    NASCAR has added a new rule telling drivers to not approach the track or moving vehicles after accidents. The rule comes less than a week after a driver was struck and killed during a dirt-track race at a small New York track.
    NASCAR has added a new rule telling drivers to not approach the track or moving vehicles after accidents. The rule comes less than a week after a driver was struck and killed during a dirt-track race at a small New York track.
  • Police Reveal Officer's Name In Teen's MO Death

    Police Reveal Officer's Name In Teen's MO Death

    Friday, August 15 2014 10:17 AM EDT2014-08-15 14:17:33 GMT
    Police in Ferguson have revealed the name of the six-year veteran accused of fatally shooting an unarmed black teenager in the St. Louis suburb.
    Police in Ferguson have revealed the name of the six-year veteran accused of fatally shooting an unarmed black teenager in the St. Louis suburb.
  • Oconee Co. Gets Much Needed Domestic Violence Shelter

    Oconee Co. Gets Much Needed Domestic Violence Shelter

    Thursday, August 14 2014 6:19 PM EDT2014-08-14 22:19:50 GMT

    It's not a flattering statistic but when it comes to men murdering women, South Carolina ranks number one, according to the Violence Policy Center. A new shelter in Oconee County is hoping to help stop the cycle of domestic violence.

    It's not a flattering statistic but when it comes to men murdering women, South Carolina ranks number one, according to the Violence Policy Center. A new shelter in Oconee County is hoping to help stop the cycle of domestic violence.

  • Laurens Co. Sheriff's Office Raises Money For Seniors

    Laurens Co. Sheriff's Office Raises Money For Seniors

    Thursday, August 14 2014 5:55 PM EDT2014-08-14 21:55:18 GMT
    The Laurens County Sherif's Office will have a fundraising event at the Lauren Exchange Building to benefit Supporting Our Seniors.
    The Laurens County Sherif's Office will have a fundraising event at the Lauren Exchange Building to benefit Supporting Our Seniors.
  • NRC Increases Oversight at Oconee Nuclear Plant After Leak

    NRC Increases Oversight at Oconee Nuclear Plant After Leak

    Wednesday, August 13 2014 12:33 PM EDT2014-08-13 16:33:58 GMT
    This comes after Duke Energy's Oconee County plant in Seneca was cited for a violation related to its failure to identify and correct a crack in a weld on a key safety system. That crack began to leak, prompting the plant to shut down one of the units earlier this year.
    This comes after Duke Energy's Oconee County plant in Seneca was cited for a violation related to its failure to identify and correct a crack in a weld on a key safety system. That crack began to leak, prompting the plant to shut down one of the units earlier this year.
  • Facebook Offering Grants to WNC Nonprofits

    Facebook Offering Grants to WNC Nonprofits

    Wednesday, August 13 2014 12:24 PM EDT2014-08-13 16:24:34 GMT
    Facebook is now accepting applications for its 2014 community action grant program. This is the fourth year Facebook has offered such assistance, but this will be the first time groups outside of Rutherford County have been invited to participate.
    Facebook is now accepting applications for its 2014 community action grant program. This is the fourth year Facebook has offered such assistance, but this will be the first time groups outside of Rutherford County have been invited to participate.
  • Rutherford Co. Train Derailment Cleanup Continues

    Rutherford Co. Train Derailment Cleanup Continues

    Wednesday, August 13 2014 11:05 AM EDT2014-08-13 15:05:13 GMT
    The spilled coal has been stockpiled and will be shipped to a Duke Energy plant in Mooresboro once the track is repaired.The spilled coal has been stockpiled and will be shipped to a Duke Energy plant in Mooresboro once the track is repaired.
    Engineers are able to begin to work on damaged railroad track in Rutherford County following a train derailment two days ago. A CSX Transportation spokesman says 16 derailed cars have been repositioned. 
    Engineers are able to begin to work on damaged railroad track in Rutherford County following a train derailment two days ago. A CSX Transportation spokesman says 16 derailed cars have been repositioned. 
  • Coal-Carrying Train Derails In Rutherford Co.

    Coal-Carrying Train Derails In Rutherford Co.

    Tuesday, August 12 2014 12:39 PM EDT2014-08-12 16:39:20 GMT
    One locomotive and 16 cars derailed Monday night in Rutherford County. CSX Transportation reports the incident happened about 7:30 p.m. on tracks about a mile from Brice which is close to the North Carolina border with South Carolina.
    One locomotive and 16 cars derailed Monday night in Rutherford County. CSX Transportation reports the incident happened about 7:30 p.m. on tracks about a mile from Brice which is close to the North Carolina border with South Carolina.
  • Facebook Virus Alert: You Can't Change The Color

    Facebook Virus Alert: You Can't Change The Color

    Tuesday, August 12 2014 10:24 AM EDT2014-08-12 14:24:34 GMT
    An app claiming that it can change the color of your Facebook profile page actually loads malware onto your smartphone or computer.
    An app claiming that it can change the color of your Facebook profile page actually loads malware onto your smartphone or computer.
  • Suspected Gunman In Forest City Deputy Standoff Due In Court

    Suspected Gunman In Forest City Deputy Standoff Due In Court

    Monday, August 11 2014 10:16 AM EDT2014-08-11 14:16:22 GMT
    A shooting in Rutherford County has left one deputy in the hospital.A shooting in Rutherford County has left one deputy in the hospital.
    Kevin Clifford Marks - who is accused of shooting and wounding several sheriff's deputies during a standoff in Rutherford County - is out of a hospital and due in court Monday. He is now charged with attempted murder, assault w/deadly weapon w/intent to kill inflicting serious, resisting public officer and possession of firearm by felon.
    Kevin Clifford Marks - who is accused of shooting and wounding several sheriff's deputies during a standoff in Rutherford County - is out of a hospital and due in court Monday. He is now charged with attempted murder, assault w/deadly weapon w/intent to kill inflicting serious, resisting public officer and possession of firearm by felon.
  • Plastics Company To Bring 80 Jobs To Transylvania County

    Plastics Company To Bring 80 Jobs To Transylvania County

    Monday, August 11 2014 9:20 AM EDT2014-08-11 13:20:16 GMT
    One person is dead, one is in critical condition and four others were injured after a one car wreck in Brevard.One person is dead, one is in critical condition and four others were injured after a one car wreck in Brevard.
    Eighty new jobs are coming to Transylvania County as a result of an expansion planned by Sigma Plastic Group. In a prepared statement, North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory and Commerce Secretary Sharon Decker announced that the company will restore the former Excelsior Rosman Plant and create 80 new jobs under the newly formed New Excelsior Incorporated.
    Eighty new jobs are coming to Transylvania County as a result of an expansion planned by Sigma Plastic Group. In a prepared statement, North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory and Commerce Secretary Sharon Decker announced that the company will restore the former Excelsior Rosman Plant and create 80 new jobs under the newly formed New Excelsior Incorporated.
  • Walhalla Man Charged In Shrine Club Theft

    Walhalla Man Charged In Shrine Club Theft

    Thursday, August 7 2014 11:13 AM EDT2014-08-07 15:13:13 GMT
    Joseph Ryan JonesJoseph Ryan Jones
    The Oconee County Sheriff's Office arrested a man in the theft of a smoker from the Blue Ridge Shrine Club. Joseph Ryan Jones is charged with third degree burglary and grand larceny after being arrested Wednesday. 
    The Oconee County Sheriff's Office arrested a man in the theft of a smoker from the Blue Ridge Shrine Club. Joseph Ryan Jones is charged with third degree burglary and grand larceny after being arrested Wednesday. 
  • Oconee Co. Deputies Arrest Two on Drug Charges

    Oconee Co. Deputies Arrest Two on Drug Charges

    Monday, August 4 2014 8:03 PM EDT2014-08-05 00:03:18 GMT
    Deputies arrested Nicholas Allen Palmer and charged him with with one count of manufacturing methamphetamine and giving false information to a law enforcement officer. Photo Courtesy: Oconee County Sheriff's Office.Deputies arrested Nicholas Allen Palmer and charged him with with one count of manufacturing methamphetamine and giving false information to a law enforcement officer. Photo Courtesy: Oconee County Sheriff's Office.

     Oconee County deputies make two arrests on drug charges after being called to a domestic dispute on August 1st.

     Oconee County deputies make two arrests on drug charges after being called to a domestic dispute on August 1st.

  • Train Found Leaking Vapor, Hazmat Called

    Train Found Leaking Vapor, Hazmat Called

    Saturday, August 2 2014 1:34 PM EDT2014-08-02 17:34:05 GMT
    A Norfolk Southern train car in Oconee County was spotted leaking a vapor and Hazmat crews were called, according to Robin Chapman with Norfolk Southern.
    A Norfolk Southern train car in Oconee County was spotted leaking a vapor and Hazmat crews were called, according to Robin Chapman with Norfolk Southern.
  • Cupcake Sampling On July 31st In NC

    Cupcake Sampling On July 31st In NC

    Thursday, July 31 2014 8:08 AM EDT2014-07-31 12:08:01 GMT
    The Canton Branch Library in Haywood, NC, is hosting a cupcake competition and sampling on July 31st, starting at 2 pm.
    The Canton Branch Library in Haywood, NC, is hosting a cupcake competition and sampling on July 31st, starting at 2 pm.
  • Lab Tests Reveal Upstate Water Quality

    Lab Tests Reveal Upstate Water Quality

    Thursday, July 31 2014 5:00 AM EDT2014-07-31 09:00:38 GMT
    Analysis of lab testing in three Upstate water districts shows whether your tap water is safe.Analysis of lab testing in three Upstate water districts shows whether your tap water is safe.
    Tens of thousands of people couldn't live without the water Lake Hartwell provides. But the lake's water isn't always pure and some customers worry the water from their tap isn't safe. 
    Tens of thousands of people couldn't live without the water Lake Hartwell provides. But the lake's water isn't always pure and some customers worry the water from their tap isn't safe. 
  • Attorney: Deputies Aware Of Several Ongoing Gambling Operations

    Attorney: Deputies Aware Of Several Ongoing Gambling Operations

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 6:47 AM EDT2014-07-29 10:47:53 GMT
    An attorney for a convicted Greenville County gambler says deputies are now aware of several ongoing operations.An attorney for a convicted Greenville County gambler says deputies are now aware of several ongoing operations.
    An attorney for convicted gambler Izzat Khalil said his client has given information to Greenville and Spartanburg County deputies about several ongoing gambling operations in those counties. 
    An attorney for convicted gambler Izzat Khalil said his client has given information to Greenville and Spartanburg County deputies about several ongoing gambling operations in those counties. 
  • Greenville Deputies Fired After Federal Gambling Investigation

    Greenville Deputies Fired After Federal Gambling Investigation

    Monday, July 28 2014 12:14 PM EDT2014-07-28 16:14:38 GMT
    Two Greenville County deputies were fired in connection with federal gambling investigation.Two Greenville County deputies were fired in connection with federal gambling investigation.
    Greenville County Sheriff Steve Loftis confirms two deputies were fired because of information related to a federal gambling investigation.
    Greenville County Sheriff Steve Loftis confirms two deputies were fired because of information related to a federal gambling investigation.


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  • 2 Dead After Shooting On Laurens Rd. In Greenville Co.

    2 Dead After Shooting On Laurens Rd. In Greenville Co.

    Friday, August 29 2014 7:33 AM EDT2014-08-29 11:33:58 GMT
    Shooting under investigation in Greenville County.Shooting under investigation in Greenville County.
    The Greenville County Sheriff's Office is looking into a deadly shooting off Laurens Road.We're told two people are dead.The call came at 3:36 a.m. Friday morning.The Sheriff's office isn't releasing any more details at this time.It happen on Laurens Road near Millennium Boulevard at the Hollingsworth textile facility.Investigators are on the scene. Deputies have also set up a command center.
    The Greenville County Sheriff's Office is looking into a deadly shooting off Laurens Road.We're told two people are dead.The call came at 3:36 a.m. Friday morning.The Sheriff's office isn't releasing any more details at this time.It happen on Laurens Road near Millennium Boulevard at the Hollingsworth textile facility.Investigators are on the scene. Deputies have also set up a command center.

  • NC Apple Fest Kicks Off In Downtown Hendersonville

    NC Apple Fest Kicks Off In Downtown Hendersonville

    Friday, August 29 2014 12:25 AM EDT2014-08-29 04:25:58 GMT
    Apple Festival kicks off in Hendersonville.Apple Festival kicks off in Hendersonville.
    From the NC Apple Festival website:The 2014 NC Apple Festival kicks off Friday in downtown Hendersonville, NC.The Main Street event run through the weekend of August 29- September 1.The festival not only features a street fair with arts crafts vendors but it includes continuous live musical entertainment, apple growers and their apples, children's youth activities, special exhibits open houses, food, and, to top it all off, on Labor Day, the King Apple Parade...
    From the NC Apple Festival website:The 2014 NC Apple Festival kicks off Friday in downtown Hendersonville, NC.The Main Street event run through the weekend of August 29- September 1.The festival not only features a street fair with arts crafts vendors but it includes continuous live musical entertainment, apple growers and their apples, children's youth activities, special exhibits open houses, food, and, to top it all off, on Labor Day, the King Apple Parade...
  • Gamecocks Lose Season Opener 52-28 to Texas A&M

    Gamecocks Lose Season Opener 52-28 to Texas A&M

    Thursday, August 28 2014 9:52 PM EDT2014-08-29 01:52:41 GMT
    Aggies beat USC 52-28 on Thursday night ending the Gamecocks' 18 game home winning streak.Aggies beat USC 52-28 on Thursday night ending the Gamecocks' 18 game home winning streak.
    No. 21 Texas A&M beats No. 9 South Carolina 52-28 in USC's home opener on Thursday night, ending the Gamecocks' 18-game home win streak.
    No. 21 Texas A&M beats No. 9 South Carolina 52-28 in USC's home opener on Thursday night, ending the Gamecocks' 18-game home win streak.
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