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  • Cowpens Man Killed In Cherokee Co. Crash

    Cowpens Man Killed In Cherokee Co. Crash

    Saturday, April 19 2014 7:55 AM EDT2014-04-19 11:55:49 GMT
    The 51-year-old male from Cowpens was trapped inside the vehicle and extracted, authorities say.The 51-year-old male from Cowpens was trapped inside the vehicle and extracted, authorities say.
    One person is dead after a crash in Cherokee County Friday.  The South Carolina Highway Patrol says it happened around 4:30 p.m. on East Cudd Road, two miles south of Chesnee.
    One person is dead after a crash in Cherokee County Friday.  The South Carolina Highway Patrol says it happened around 4:30 p.m. on East Cudd Road, two miles south of Chesnee.
  • One Dead, Four Injured In Anderson Co. Crash

    One Dead, Four Injured In Anderson Co. Crash

    Saturday, April 19 2014 7:23 AM EDT2014-04-19 11:23:44 GMT
    Highway Patrol is investigating a deadly wreck in Anderson County.
    Highway Patrol is investigating a deadly wreck in Anderson County.
  • 4 Injured In Hendersonville Apartment Fire

    4 Injured In Hendersonville Apartment Fire

    Friday, April 18 2014 10:34 PM EDT2014-04-19 02:34:29 GMT
    Four people were injured in a Hendersonville apartment fire Friday morning.  It happened at Ivy Terrace Apartments on West Allen Street around 4 a.m.
    Four people were injured in a Hendersonville apartment fire Friday morning.  It happened at Ivy Terrace Apartments on West Allen Street around 4 a.m.
  • Former Police Officer Faces Domestic Violence Charges

    Former Police Officer Faces Domestic Violence Charges

    Friday, April 18 2014 8:49 PM EDT2014-04-19 00:49:19 GMT
    SLED says Christopher Whitfield faces criminal domestic violence charges.SLED says Christopher Whitfield faces criminal domestic violence charges.
    SLED says a former Williamston officer faces criminal domestic violence charges.
    SLED says a former Williamston officer faces criminal domestic violence charges.
  • Deputies Investigate Spartanburg Armed Robbery

    Deputies Investigate Spartanburg Armed Robbery

    Friday, April 18 2014 8:26 PM EDT2014-04-19 00:26:38 GMT
    Surveillance picture of suspect in armed robbery at the Lil' Cricket.Surveillance picture of suspect in armed robbery at the Lil' Cricket.
    Deputies looking for clues in the armed robbery of a Lil' Cricket in Spartanburg Wednesday.
    Deputies looking for clues in the armed robbery of a Lil' Cricket in Spartanburg Wednesday.
  • More Evidence Mounts In Case Of Missing SC Viper

    More Evidence Mounts In Case Of Missing SC Viper

    Friday, April 18 2014 6:15 PM EDT2014-04-18 22:15:19 GMT
    More evidence has surfaced that lead experts to believe that the Gaboon Viper is still on the loose in Harbor Pointe Apartments.
    More evidence has surfaced that lead experts to believe that the Gaboon Viper is still on the loose in Harbor Pointe Apartments.
  • 1 Week, 2 Kids, 2 Guns, 2 Fatal Shootings in SC

    1 Week, 2 Kids, 2 Guns, 2 Fatal Shootings in SC

    Friday, April 18 2014 5:41 PM EDT2014-04-18 21:41:40 GMT
    Two young children got a hold of guns and accidentally shot and killed someone in the past week in South Carolina. 7 On Your Side looked into what laws are in place to hold gun owners accountable when their weapons get into kids' hands.
    Two young children got a hold of guns and accidentally shot and killed someone in the past week in South Carolina. 7 On Your Side looked into what laws are in place to hold gun owners accountable when their weapons get into kids' hands.
  • SC Police Chief Says Firing Was Because She's Gay

    SC Police Chief Says Firing Was Because She's Gay

    Friday, April 18 2014 1:56 PM EDT2014-04-18 17:56:15 GMT
    Crystal MooreCrystal Moore
    The police chief of the Dillon County town of Latta has been fired and she says it is because she is gay. About 100 people attended a special town council meeting Thursday, hoping to be heard on the firing of Crystal Moore.
    The police chief of the Dillon County town of Latta has been fired and she says it is because she is gay. About 100 people attended a special town council meeting Thursday, hoping to be heard on the firing of Crystal Moore.
  • Man Sentenced After Threat To Eat Judge's Kids

    Man Sentenced After Threat To Eat Judge's Kids

    Friday, April 18 2014 12:40 PM EDT2014-04-18 16:40:07 GMT
    James Edward Satterfield, 59, on Thursday was sentenced to eight years in prison Thursday, followed by two years of probation. (cobbsheriff.org)James Edward Satterfield, 59, on Thursday was sentenced to eight years in prison Thursday, followed by two years of probation. (cobbsheriff.org)
    A Georgia man who was found guilty but mentally ill after prosecutors say he threatened to kill and eat a judge's children has been sentenced to prison.
    A Georgia man who was found guilty but mentally ill after prosecutors say he threatened to kill and eat a judge's children has been sentenced to prison.
  • Child Accidentally Shoots And Kills Woman In Easley

    Child Accidentally Shoots And Kills Woman In Easley

    Friday, April 18 2014 12:28 PM EDT2014-04-18 16:28:32 GMT
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    Easley Police tell 7 On Your Side a 6-year-old child in the back seat found the gun on the floor board and fired it, accidentally killing Alexandra Anita Santos.
    Easley Police tell 7 On Your Side a 6-year-old child in the back seat found the gun on the floor board and fired it, accidentally killing Alexandra Anita Santos.
  • Murder Suspect Found In Union

    Murder Suspect Found In Union

    Friday, April 18 2014 11:51 AM EDT2014-04-18 15:51:24 GMT
    Travelle Lamar Burros is charged with murder.Travelle Lamar Burros is charged with murder.
    A Union man is in custody charged with the murder of his step-father.

    Authorities had been looking for Travelle Lamar Burros since his step-father was pronounced missing Tuesday, April 15.

  • One Dead After Wreck On Main Street In Greenville

    One Dead After Wreck On Main Street In Greenville

    Friday, April 18 2014 11:42 AM EDT2014-04-18 15:42:18 GMT
    Brockman was pronounced dead at the scene shortly after midnight.Brockman was pronounced dead at the scene shortly after midnight.
    Officials say 25-year-old Kendrick Jamarkis Brockman, of Piedmont, was driving north on the 1500 block of Main Street when he lost control, hitting several trees in the median.
    Officials say 25-year-old Kendrick Jamarkis Brockman, of Piedmont, was driving north on the 1500 block of Main Street when he lost control, hitting several trees in the median.
  • Pickens Azalea Festival Kicks Off Friday

    Pickens Azalea Festival Kicks Off Friday

    Pickens Azalea Festival Kicks Off Friday

    Friday, April 18 2014 4:53 AM EDT2014-04-18 08:53:22 GMT
    Azalea Festival kicks off Friday.Azalea Festival kicks off Friday.
    The Pickens Azalea Festival celebrates 30 years this weekend.It's one of the most popular festivals in the Upstate and is free and open to the public.This year the festival will feature entertainment on the main stage, and the new Pickens Amphitheater.7 On Your Side is a proud sponsor of the 2014 event.The fun begins Friday 10am as Your Carolina with Jack and Megan kicks off the festival with an hour long live show on main street in downtown Pickens followed by Carolina Now.
    The Pickens Azalea Festival celebrates 30 years this weekend.It's one of the most popular festivals in the Upstate and is free and open to the public.This year the festival will feature entertainment on the main stage, and the new Pickens Amphitheater.7 On Your Side is a proud sponsor of the 2014 event.The fun begins Friday 10am as Your Carolina with Jack and Megan kicks off the festival with an hour long live show on main street in downtown Pickens followed by Carolina Now.
  • Shots Fired After Armed Robbery At Anderson Store

    Shots Fired After Armed Robbery At Anderson Store

    Friday, April 18 2014 12:29 AM EDT2014-04-18 04:29:11 GMT
    Anderson police are searching for an armed robbery suspect.Anderson police are searching for an armed robbery suspect.
    Anderson police are searching for an armed robbery suspect. According to Lt. David Creamer, the call came in just after 9 p.m. Thursday for shots fired inside and outside the Thomas Food Mart on Tribble Street. Lt. Creamer says the suspect fled on foot.
    Anderson police are searching for an armed robbery suspect. According to Lt. David Creamer, the call came in just after 9 p.m. Thursday for shots fired inside and outside the Thomas Food Mart on Tribble Street. Lt. Creamer says the suspect fled on foot.
  • Stolen Car Found Submerged In Boiling Springs Pond

    Stolen Car Found Submerged In Boiling Springs Pond

    Thursday, April 17 2014 11:52 PM EDT2014-04-18 03:52:10 GMT
    The Spartanburg County Sheriff's office dive team investigated a submerged car in a pond off Mountain View Road Thursday night.
    The Spartanburg County Sheriff's office dive team investigated a submerged car in a pond off Mountain View Road Thursday night.
  • Man Jumped In Sewage-filled Creek Running From Spartanburg Police

    Man Jumped In Sewage-filled Creek Running From Spartanburg Police

    Thursday, April 17 2014 11:45 PM EDT2014-04-18 03:45:30 GMT
    Jamal Rios, 19Jamal Rios, 19
    Jamal Rios, 19, apparently had outstanding warrants for trespassing and resisting arrest.
    Jamal Rios, 19, apparently had outstanding warrants for trespassing and resisting arrest.
  • Condemned Spartanburg Co. Motel Might Reopen In June

    Condemned Spartanburg Co. Motel Might Reopen In June

    Thursday, April 17 2014 7:01 PM EDT2014-04-17 23:01:06 GMT
    A motel that was shut down after inspectors found widespread mold and cockroaches might reopen this summer. The Spartanburg County Building Codes Departmentcondemned the Brookwood Inn in March after it found a string of violations, including non-working smoke detectors and no gas.
    A motel that was shut down after inspectors found widespread mold and cockroaches might reopen this summer. The Spartanburg County Building Codes Departmentcondemned the Brookwood Inn in March after it found a string of violations, including non-working smoke detectors and no gas.
  • Highway Patrol Recruiting New Troopers in NC, SC

    Highway Patrol Recruiting New Troopers in NC, SC

    Thursday, April 17 2014 6:32 PM EDT2014-04-17 22:32:46 GMT
    North Carolina Highway Patrol is short roughly 200 troopers statewide.North Carolina Highway Patrol is short roughly 200 troopers statewide.

    The Highway Patrol in North Carolina and South Carolina are actively looking for recruits.

    The Highway Patrol in North Carolina and South Carolina are actively looking for recruits.

  • Suspect Arrested After Attempted Robbery of Laurens Restaurant

    Suspect Arrested After Attempted Robbery of Laurens Restaurant

    Thursday, April 17 2014 6:18 PM EDT2014-04-17 22:18:20 GMT
    Randall Scott Gambrell, Jr., 26, was charged with attempted armed robbery.Randall Scott Gambrell, Jr., 26, was charged with attempted armed robbery.
    Officials say Randall Scott Gambrell, Jr. was charged with attempted armed robbery after they were called to Sam's Country Kitchen on Torrington Road around 7:15 p.m. Wednesday.
    Officials say Randall Scott Gambrell, Jr. was charged with attempted armed robbery after they were called to Sam's Country Kitchen on Torrington Road around 7:15 p.m. Wednesday.
  • Police: More Shoplifters Turning Violent

    Police: More Shoplifters Turning Violent

    Thursday, April 17 2014 5:29 PM EDT2014-04-17 21:29:07 GMT
    Greenville Police say they’re noticing a dangerous trend – a string of shoplifters turning violent in the upstate.
    Greenville Police say they’re noticing a dangerous trend – a string of shoplifters turning violent in the upstate.
  • UPDATE: Man Avoids $525 Fine For Refill At SC Hospital

    UPDATE: Man Avoids $525 Fine For Refill At SC Hospital

    Thursday, April 17 2014 5:06 PM EDT2014-04-17 21:06:05 GMT
    A man who faced a $525 fine for refilling an 89-cent drink at a Veterans Affairs hospital apparently will get off with a warning.
    A man who faced a $525 fine for refilling an 89-cent drink at a Veterans Affairs hospital apparently will get off with a warning.
  • Man Accused Of Choking Wife After "Fed Up" With Shopping

    Man Accused Of Choking Wife After "Fed Up" With Shopping

    Thursday, April 17 2014 12:51 PM EDT2014-04-17 16:51:58 GMT
    An 81-year-old West Virginia man is accused of choking his wife.An 81-year-old West Virginia man is accused of choking his wife.
    State police say Ralph Ross told them he "lost it" and was "fed up" with shopping at a Wal-Mart with his wife Mary. Police say Ross pushed a shopping cart into the electric cart his wife was using, then choked and shook her.
    State police say Ralph Ross told them he "lost it" and was "fed up" with shopping at a Wal-Mart with his wife Mary. Police say Ross pushed a shopping cart into the electric cart his wife was using, then choked and shook her.
  • Clerk, Customers Thwart Robbery at Spartanburg Co. Dollar General

    Clerk, Customers Thwart Robbery at Spartanburg Co. Dollar General

    Thursday, April 17 2014 12:38 PM EDT2014-04-17 16:38:54 GMT
    Tony Ray HeltonTony Ray Helton
    Customers at an Upstate store helped the clerk stop a robber in his tracks.It happened Wednesday at the Dollar General at 5098 Chesnee Highway in Spartanburg County.
    Customers at an Upstate store helped the clerk stop a robber in his tracks.It happened Wednesday at the Dollar General at 5098 Chesnee Highway in Spartanburg County.
  • Woman Who Tried To Run Over Officer Caught

    Woman Who Tried To Run Over Officer Caught

    Thursday, April 17 2014 11:41 AM EDT2014-04-17 15:41:58 GMT
    Rosa Anjela AguileraRosa Anjela Aguilera
    Police say she stole more than $1500 in dresses from Dillard's at Haywood Mall. That's when an employee followed her to the parking lot to try and stop her. Officers say Aguilera then tried to run over the officer.
    Police say she stole more than $1500 in dresses from Dillard's at Haywood Mall. That's when an employee followed her to the parking lot to try and stop her. Officers say Aguilera then tried to run over the officer.
  • Two Wrecks: One Involving a Fire Truck on I-85 in Anderson

    Two Wrecks: One Involving a Fire Truck on I-85 in Anderson

    Thursday, April 17 2014 2:29 AM EDT2014-04-17 06:29:15 GMT
    Two accidents, one involving a fire truck, on I-85 North in Anderson County Wednesday.Two accidents, one involving a fire truck, on I-85 North in Anderson County Wednesday.
    Two people are injured after a fire truck was hit on I-85 Northbound Wednesday night in one of two wrecks.
    Two people are injured after a fire truck was hit on I-85 Northbound Wednesday night in one of two wrecks.
  • Police: Body Found In Union Is Missing Man

    Police: Body Found In Union Is Missing Man

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 8:17 PM EDT2014-04-17 00:17:46 GMT
    Raymond Davis, MissingRaymond Davis, Missing
    City of Union Public Safety investigators now say body found is a man reported missing Tuesday night.
    City of Union Public Safety investigators now say body found is a man reported missing Tuesday night.
  • Blacksburg Volunteer Fire Dept. Sign Sparks Controversy

    Blacksburg Volunteer Fire Dept. Sign Sparks Controversy

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 6:48 PM EDT2014-04-16 22:48:41 GMT
    This saying was posted outside the Blacksburg Volunteer Fire Department Monday night and was replaced with another version Wednesday.This saying was posted outside the Blacksburg Volunteer Fire Department Monday night and was replaced with another version Wednesday.

    A sign meant to make people think also got people talking in the Town of Blacksburg.

    A sign meant to make people think also got people talking in the Town of Blacksburg.

  • Oversight Panel Grills SC DSS Director

    Oversight Panel Grills SC DSS Director

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 5:23 PM EDT2014-04-16 21:23:30 GMT
    SC Dept. of Social Services Director Lillian Koller testifies before the Senate DSS Oversight Subcommittee.SC Dept. of Social Services Director Lillian Koller testifies before the Senate DSS Oversight Subcommittee.
    The Senate DSS Oversight Subcommittee is investigating claims children died because the agency missed red flags.
    The Senate DSS Oversight Subcommittee is investigating claims children died because the agency missed red flags.
  • Bass Pro Shops Opening Store In Spartanburg Co.

    Bass Pro Shops Opening Store In Spartanburg Co.

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 5:04 PM EDT2014-04-16 21:04:27 GMT
    Artist’s rendering of Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World in Spartanburg County, S.C.Artist’s rendering of Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World in Spartanburg County, S.C.
    Outdoor retail giant Bass Pro Shops is setting up shop in Spartanburg County. The announcement was made Wednesday at a news conference.
    Outdoor retail giant Bass Pro Shops is setting up shop in Spartanburg County. The announcement was made Wednesday at a news conference.
  • Dismissed Clemson QB Kelly Apologizes

    Dismissed Clemson QB Kelly Apologizes

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 4:52 PM EDT2014-04-16 20:52:31 GMT
    Chad Kelly was dismissed from the team Monday by Clemson coach Dabo Swinney for a pattern of conduct detrimental to the team.Chad Kelly was dismissed from the team Monday by Clemson coach Dabo Swinney for a pattern of conduct detrimental to the team.
    Former Clemson quarterback Chad Kelly apologized for his behavior with the Tigers and believes he can learn from the experience.
    Former Clemson quarterback Chad Kelly apologized for his behavior with the Tigers and believes he can learn from the experience.
  • VIRAL VIDEO: Selfie Captures Man Getting Kicked By Train Engineer

    VIRAL VIDEO: Selfie Captures Man Getting Kicked By Train Engineer

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 2:46 PM EDT2014-04-16 18:46:32 GMT
    A video posted to YouTube showing a man getting kicked in the head by a person on a passing train has gone viral.
    A video posted to YouTube showing a man getting kicked in the head by a person on a passing train has gone viral.
  • Car Accident Killed Girls Missing Since 1971

    Car Accident Killed Girls Missing Since 1971

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 11:28 AM EDT2014-04-16 15:28:22 GMT
    The submerged car was found in Brule Creek in South Dakota in September 2013.The submerged car was found in Brule Creek in South Dakota in September 2013.
    Authorities say two South Dakota girls missing since 1971 died after driving into a creek on their way to a party at a nearby gravel pit.
    Authorities say two South Dakota girls missing since 1971 died after driving into a creek on their way to a party at a nearby gravel pit.
  • 11 Upstate High Schools Among Nations "Most Challenging"

    11 Upstate High Schools Among Nations "Most Challenging"

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 10:03 PM EDT2014-04-16 02:03:25 GMT
    A new ranking released Tuesday by the Washington Post lists 11 local high schools as some of the nation's most challenging. A new ranking released Tuesday by the Washington Post lists 11 local high schools as some of the nation's most challenging.
    A new ranking released Tuesday by the Washington Post lists 11 local high schools as some of the nation's most challenging. Schools are measured by how well they prepare their students for college level work. 8 Greenville County schools made the list. Greenville's Southside High School earned the number 2 spot in the state and 189 on a national list of more than 2000. 2 Spartanburg County schools also made the list....
    A new ranking released Tuesday by the Washington Post lists 11 local high schools as some of the nation's most challenging. Schools are measured by how well they prepare their students for college level work. 8 Greenville County schools made the list. Greenville's Southside High School earned the number 2 spot in the state and 189 on a national list of more than 2000. 2 Spartanburg County schools also made the list....
  • Fire Destroys House In Gaffney, 3 Escape

    Fire Destroys House In Gaffney, 3 Escape

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 7:07 PM EDT2014-04-15 23:07:28 GMT
    Three people managed to escape from a house fire in Gaffney Tuesday. Fire officials say it happened on 7th Street and likely started by a stove burner which was left turned on.
    Three people managed to escape from a house fire in Gaffney Tuesday. Fire officials say it happened on 7th Street and likely started by a stove burner which was left turned on.
  • Anderson Co. Son Shoots Father To Defend Family

    Anderson Co. Son Shoots Father To Defend Family

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 4:53 PM EDT2014-04-15 20:53:09 GMT
    Deputies were called to North Lake Condos on 201 North Lake Drive just after 4 a.m. Deputies were called to North Lake Condos on 201 North Lake Drive just after 4 a.m.
    Investigators say Randy Fowler told his son to either shoot him or he would shoot the son and then kill himself.
    Investigators say Randy Fowler told his son to either shoot him or he would shoot the son and then kill himself.
  • FFRF Complains Clemson Violates Football Players’ Constitutional Rights

    FFRF Complains Clemson Violates Football Players’ Constitutional Rights

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 4:39 PM EDT2014-04-15 20:39:44 GMT
    The Freedom From Religion Foundation sent a formal complaint to Clemson University that Coach Dabo Swinney and team chaplain James Trapp are violating players' constitutional rights by pushing Christian beliefs on them.The Freedom From Religion Foundation sent a formal complaint to Clemson University that Coach Dabo Swinney and team chaplain James Trapp are violating players' constitutional rights by pushing Christian beliefs on them.
    The Freedom From Religion Foundation sent a formal complaint to the Clemson University that team leaders are violating players' constitutional rights by pushing Christian beliefs on them.
    The Freedom From Religion Foundation sent a formal complaint to the Clemson University that team leaders are violating players' constitutional rights by pushing Christian beliefs on them.
  • Freeze Warning Issued, Cold Temps Through Thurs.

    Freeze Warning Issued, Cold Temps Through Thurs.

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 2:42 PM EDT2014-04-15 18:42:33 GMT
    Rain gives way Tuesday to clear skies and freezing temperatures overnight. Storm Team 7 meteorologists say lows will fall to the lower 30s in the Upstate and middle 20s in the mountains.
    Rain gives way Tuesday to clear skies and freezing temperatures overnight. Storm Team 7 meteorologists say lows will fall to the lower 30s in the Upstate and middle 20s in the mountains.
  • Nearly a Dozen Guns Stolen in Spartanburg County Home Burglary

    Nearly a Dozen Guns Stolen in Spartanburg County Home Burglary

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 11:48 AM EDT2014-04-15 15:48:27 GMT
    Spartanburg County investigators are asking for the public's help in solving a burglary. Deputies say someone stole ten handguns and a rifle from a gun case in a home in Arcadia.
    Spartanburg County investigators are asking for the public's help in solving a burglary. Deputies say someone stole ten handguns and a rifle from a gun case in a home in Arcadia.
  • Tax Deadline Approcaches: What You Need To Know

    Tax Deadline Approcaches: What You Need To Know

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 5:11 AM EDT2014-04-15 09:11:29 GMT
    The deadline to file your income taxes is just 48 hours away.
    The deadline to file your income taxes is just 48 hours away.
  • Clemson's Kelly Dismissed From Program

    Clemson's Kelly Dismissed From Program

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 12:17 AM EDT2014-04-15 04:17:32 GMT
    Clemson sophomore quarterback Chad Kelly was escorted from the football program’s West End Zone offices Monday afternoon by university police after acting irate toward the Tiger coaching staff, including head coach Dabo Swinney, according to a source familiar with the situation.  
    Clemson sophomore quarterback Chad Kelly was escorted from the football program’s West End Zone offices Monday afternoon by university police after acting irate toward the Tiger coaching staff, including head coach Dabo Swinney, according to a source familiar with the situation.  
  • Runner in Critical Condition After Goodwill Mud Run Injury

    Runner in Critical Condition After Goodwill Mud Run Injury

    Monday, April 14 2014 7:44 PM EDT2014-04-14 23:44:42 GMT
    Runner injured in Goodwill Mud Run in Greenville Sunday.Runner injured in Goodwill Mud Run in Greenville Sunday.
    The runner is currently listed in critical condition, according GHS officials. Goodwill Industries says it's working to find out what happened.
    The runner is currently listed in critical condition, according GHS officials. Goodwill Industries says it's working to find out what happened.
  • Cops Kick Off Traffic Enforcement Blitz over Spring Break

    Cops Kick Off Traffic Enforcement Blitz over Spring Break

    Monday, April 14 2014 6:07 PM EDT2014-04-14 22:07:27 GMT
    The Greenville County Sheriff's Office kicked off what it's calling a “traffic enforcement blitz” Monday to crack down on seatbelt violations and impaired driving. The Greenville County Sheriff's Office kicked off what it's calling a “traffic enforcement blitz” Monday to crack down on seatbelt violations and impaired driving.
    The Greenville County Sheriff's Office kicked off what it's calling a “traffic enforcement blitz” Monday to crack down on seatbelt violations and impaired driving.
    The Greenville County Sheriff's Office kicked off what it's calling a “traffic enforcement blitz” Monday to crack down on seatbelt violations and impaired driving.
  • 2 Suspects On The Run After Spartanburg Armed Robbery

    2 Suspects On The Run After Spartanburg Armed Robbery

    Monday, April 14 2014 6:00 PM EDT2014-04-14 22:00:43 GMT
    Police in Spartanburg are searching for a man and woman accused of an armed robbery at the Check Into Cash on W.O. Ezell Boulevard Monday.
    Police in Spartanburg are searching for a man and woman accused of an armed robbery at the Check Into Cash on W.O. Ezell Boulevard Monday.
  • I-85 S Wreck Involving Camper Cleared At 42 MM In Greenville Co

    I-85 S Wreck Involving Camper Cleared At 42 MM In Greenville Co

    Monday, April 14 2014 4:06 PM EDT2014-04-14 20:06:44 GMT
    Traffic is moving again after a wreck Monday afternoon on Interstate 85 in the southbound lanes. It happened at the 42 milemarker in Greenville County, closing all but one lanes.
    Traffic is moving again after a wreck Monday afternoon on Interstate 85 in the southbound lanes. It happened at the 42 milemarker in Greenville County, closing all but one lanes.
  • Tax Day Freebies

    Tax Day Freebies

    Monday, April 14 2014 3:18 PM EDT2014-04-14 19:18:32 GMT
    To help ease the pain of the end of tax season for most people, some companies are offering some sweet deals.
    To help ease the pain of the end of tax season for most people, some companies are offering some sweet deals.
  • Meat Thief Makes Off With 4 T-Bone Steaks Down His Pants

    Meat Thief Makes Off With 4 T-Bone Steaks Down His Pants

    Monday, April 14 2014 1:54 PM EDT2014-04-14 17:54:34 GMT
    Emanuel Bentley, Wanted for Strong Armed RobberyEmanuel Bentley, Wanted for Strong Armed Robbery
    Police say a Greenville man stole 4 T-bone steaks and ribs from a Bi-Lo by concealing them down his pants.
    Police say a Greenville man stole 4 T-bone steaks and ribs from a Bi-Lo by concealing them down his pants.
  • 2 Women Sought In Oconee Co. Armed Robbery

    2 Women Sought In Oconee Co. Armed Robbery

    Monday, April 14 2014 1:52 PM EDT2014-04-14 17:52:05 GMT
    Search for two female suspects in armed robberySearch for two female suspects in armed robbery
    The Oconee County Sheriff's Office needs help finding two women who robbed the J&Z Food mart on Shiloh Road around 11:15 p.m. Saturday.
    The Oconee County Sheriff's Office needs help finding two women who robbed the J&Z Food mart on Shiloh Road around 11:15 p.m. Saturday.
  • Utah Mom Admitted To Killing Her 6 Babies

    Utah Mom Admitted To Killing Her 6 Babies

    Monday, April 14 2014 1:23 PM EDT2014-04-14 17:23:57 GMT
    39-year-old Megan Huntsman39-year-old Megan Huntsman
    Authorities say a Utah woman accused of killing six babies that she gave birth to over 10 years told investigators that she either strangled or suffocated the children and then put them inside boxes in her garage.
    Authorities say a Utah woman accused of killing six babies that she gave birth to over 10 years told investigators that she either strangled or suffocated the children and then put them inside boxes in her garage.
  • Cross Burned in Spartanburg Co.

    Cross Burned in Spartanburg Co.

    Monday, April 14 2014 11:39 AM EDT2014-04-14 15:39:29 GMT
    Deputies investigate how a cross burned outside a church on Old Howard Gap Road.Deputies investigate how a cross burned outside a church on Old Howard Gap Road.
    Spartanburg County deputies are looking at arson after a cross was burned outside a church on Old Howard Gap Road.
    Spartanburg County deputies are looking at arson after a cross was burned outside a church on Old Howard Gap Road.
  • One Person Killed in Pickens County Accident

    One Person Killed in Pickens County Accident

    Monday, April 14 2014 10:11 AM EDT2014-04-14 14:11:18 GMT
    One person killed in Pickens County wreck Saturday.One person killed in Pickens County wreck Saturday.
    The Pickens County Coroner's Office says one person is dead after a wreck there Saturday night.
    The Pickens County Coroner's Office says one person is dead after a wreck there Saturday night.
  • Rain Moves In Monday, Cooler Temps. Later In The Week

    Rain Moves In Monday, Cooler Temps. Later In The Week

    Rain Moves In Monday, Cooler Temps. Later In The Week

    Monday, April 14 2014 6:01 AM EDT2014-04-14 10:01:51 GMT
    Rain moves in Monday.Rain moves in Monday.
    We will see rain and clouds today with mild temperatures. Highs will climb to the low 70s for the Upstate and middle 60s for the mountains. Mild temperatures are expected overnight with rain and mostly clear skies.Lows will fall to low 60s for the Upstate and low 50s in the mountains.
    We will see rain and clouds today with mild temperatures. Highs will climb to the low 70s for the Upstate and middle 60s for the mountains. Mild temperatures are expected overnight with rain and mostly clear skies.Lows will fall to low 60s for the Upstate and low 50s in the mountains.
  • Shooting Kills 1 After Reports Of Prowler At Anderson Co. Home

    Shooting Kills 1 After Reports Of Prowler At Anderson Co. Home

    Monday, April 14 2014 5:35 AM EDT2014-04-14 09:35:00 GMT
    The Anderson County Sheriff's Office says it is investigating a shooting between a homeowner and suspected prowler.
    The Anderson County Sheriff's Office says it is investigating a shooting between a homeowner and suspected prowler.
  • Boiling Springs Man Dies in Cowpens Wreck Sunday

    Boiling Springs Man Dies in Cowpens Wreck Sunday

    Monday, April 14 2014 1:40 AM EDT2014-04-14 05:40:20 GMT
    Boiling Springs man dies in Cowpens wreck Sunday.Boiling Springs man dies in Cowpens wreck Sunday.
    The Spartanburg County Coroner says a Boiling Springs man has died from injuries in a single vehicle crash in Cowpens.
    The Spartanburg County Coroner says a Boiling Springs man has died from injuries in a single vehicle crash in Cowpens.
  • Bubba Watson Wins The Masters

    Bubba Watson Wins The Masters

    Sunday, April 13 2014 7:04 PM EDT2014-04-13 23:04:07 GMT
    Bubba Watson wins his 2nd Masters title.Bubba Watson wins his 2nd Masters title.
    Bubba Watson wins his 2nd Masters by 3 shots over Spieth and Blixt.
    Bubba Watson wins his 2nd Masters by 3 shots over Spieth and Blixt.
  • One Person Killed On Poinsett Highway Saturday

    One Person Killed On Poinsett Highway Saturday

    Sunday, April 13 2014 6:25 PM EDT2014-04-13 22:25:28 GMT
    One person killed in Greenville County wreck Saturday.One person killed in Greenville County wreck Saturday.
    The Highway Patrol says one person is dead after a wreck on Poinsett Highway Saturday night.
    The Highway Patrol says one person is dead after a wreck on Poinsett Highway Saturday night.
  • Greer Woman Dies In Spartanburg Co. Wreck On I-26

    Greer Woman Dies In Spartanburg Co. Wreck On I-26

    Sunday, April 13 2014 6:20 PM EDT2014-04-13 22:20:02 GMT
    Woman dies in Spartanburg County wreckWoman dies in Spartanburg County wreck
    One passenger is dead and others injured in a wreck on I-26 in Spartanburg County, Saturday night.
    One passenger is dead and others injured in a wreck on I-26 in Spartanburg County, Saturday night.
  • Double Murder, Suicide Under Investigation In Hart Co.

    Double Murder, Suicide Under Investigation In Hart Co.

    Sunday, April 13 2014 5:40 PM EDT2014-04-13 21:40:58 GMT
    Spartanburg Public Safety officers are investigating a case of road rage after a man pulled out a gun and pointed it at another motorist.Spartanburg Public Safety officers are investigating a case of road rage after a man pulled out a gun and pointed it at another motorist.
    Sheriff Mike Cleveland said three people died in a double-murderandsuicide late Saturday night.
    Sheriff Mike Cleveland said three people died in a double-murderandsuicide late Saturday night.
  • Fleeing Driver, Others Injured During Police Chase In Clemson

    Fleeing Driver, Others Injured During Police Chase In Clemson

    Sunday, April 13 2014 8:33 AM EDT2014-04-13 12:33:48 GMT
    A Clemson Police chase ends with a wreck that sends the fleeing driver and others to the hospital, Sunday.
    A Clemson Police chase ends with a wreck that sends the fleeing driver and others to the hospital, Sunday.

  • Sbg CO Drivers Say "Objects" Thrown at Their Cars, Causing Damage

    Sbg CO Drivers Say "Objects" Thrown at Their Cars, Causing Damage

    Saturday, April 12 2014 10:48 PM EDT2014-04-13 02:48:17 GMT
    Drivers tell 7 On Your Side they think someone is throwing stones at their cars.
    Drivers tell 7 On Your Side they think someone is throwing stones at their cars.
  • Firefighters Battling Wildfire On Sassafras Mountain

    Firefighters Battling Wildfire On Sassafras Mountain

    Saturday, April 12 2014 7:10 PM EDT2014-04-12 23:10:11 GMT
    Forestry crews are battling a wildfire that has consumed about 100 acres on Sassafras MountainForestry crews are battling a wildfire that has consumed about 100 acres on Sassafras Mountain
    Forestry crews are battling a wildfire that has consumed about 100 acres on Sassafras Mountain on the North Carolina-South Carolina state line.
    Forestry crews are battling a wildfire that has consumed about 100 acres on Sassafras Mountain on the North Carolina-South Carolina state line.
  • Teen Charged With Impersonating Police Officer During Traffic Stop

    Teen Charged With Impersonating Police Officer During Traffic Stop

    Saturday, April 12 2014 7:02 PM EDT2014-04-12 23:02:53 GMT
    Mugshot: Anthony Huston (Spartanburg Co. Detention Center)Mugshot: Anthony Huston (Spartanburg Co. Detention Center)
    A teenager was arrested after Spartanburg County Sheriff's investigators say he pulled over a woman and pretended to be a police officer.
    A teenager was arrested after Spartanburg County Sheriff's investigators say he pulled over a woman and pretended to be a police officer.
  • One Person Killed In Greenville County Wreck

    One Person Killed In Greenville County Wreck

    Saturday, April 12 2014 5:46 PM EDT2014-04-12 21:46:25 GMT
    One person is dead after a wreck on Highway 418 in Greenville County.One person is dead after a wreck on Highway 418 in Greenville County.
    A person is dead after a wreck on Highway 418 in Greenville County.
    A person is dead after a wreck on Highway 418 in Greenville County.
  • Feds End Cattle Roundup In Nevada

    Feds End Cattle Roundup In Nevada

    Saturday, April 12 2014 3:45 PM EDT2014-04-12 19:45:07 GMT
    Federal land managers abruptly ended a roundup of cattle on public land in southern Nevada. AP PhotoFederal land managers abruptly ended a roundup of cattle on public land in southern Nevada. AP Photo
    Federal land managers abruptly ended a roundup of cattle on public land in southern Nevada from a rancher who has refused to recognize their authority, citing a "serious concern" for the safety of employees and the public.
    Federal land managers abruptly ended a roundup of cattle on public land in southern Nevada from a rancher who has refused to recognize their authority, citing a "serious concern" for the safety of employees and the public.
  • Deputies Catch Spartanburg Couple Burglarizing Home

    Deputies Catch Spartanburg Couple Burglarizing Home

    Saturday, April 12 2014 3:20 PM EDT2014-04-12 19:20:52 GMT
    Mugshot: John Mitchell Babb (left) and Terry Lee Sanders (Spartanburg Co. Detention Center)Mugshot: John Mitchell Babb (left) and Terry Lee Sanders (Spartanburg Co. Detention Center)
    A man and woman were arrested and charged Friday morning after Spartanburg County Sheriff's deputies caught them breaking into a home.
    A man and woman were arrested and charged Friday morning after Spartanburg County Sheriff's deputies caught them breaking into a home.
  • Altercation Leads To Deadly Shooting In Pickens County

    Altercation Leads To Deadly Shooting In Pickens County

    Saturday, April 12 2014 1:21 PM EDT2014-04-12 17:21:24 GMT
    One person is dead after a shooting on Hannah Road in Pickens County.One person is dead after a shooting on Hannah Road in Pickens County.
    A man is dead and another man is in custody after an early morning shooting in Pickens County.
    A man is dead and another man is in custody after an early morning shooting in Pickens County.
  • Sunny Weekend In Store For Upstate, Western NC

    Sunny Weekend In Store For Upstate, Western NC

    Saturday, April 12 2014 10:43 AM EDT2014-04-12 14:43:39 GMT
    Sunny weather is in store as temperatures warm up this weekend.Sunny weather is in store as temperatures warm up this weekend.
    It is going to be a beautiful spring weekend for outdoor activities as temperatures will soar and sunshine will abound.
    It is going to be a beautiful spring weekend for outdoor activities as temperatures will soar and sunshine will abound.
  • Anderson Co. Sheriff Warns Of Sweepstakes Scam

    Anderson Co. Sheriff Warns Of Sweepstakes Scam

    Friday, April 11 2014 10:39 AM EDT2014-04-11 14:39:55 GMT
    The Anderson County sheriff says a new scam - pretending to be the Publisher's Clearing House Sweepstakes - is being tried by phone.
    The Anderson County sheriff says a new scam - pretending to be the Publisher's Clearing House Sweepstakes - is being tried by phone.
  • 10 Dead After Bus Full Of HS Students Crash In CA.

    10 Dead After Bus Full Of H.S. Students Crash In CA.

    10 Dead After Bus Full Of H.S. Students Crash In CA.

    Friday, April 11 2014 7:32 AM EDT2014-04-11 11:32:11 GMT
    9 dead after bus crash in CA.9 dead after bus crash in CA.
    At least nine people are dead after a fiery crash on a highway in northern California.A group of high school students were on there way to a college visit when a truck slammed head on into their bus.The charred FedEx tractor-trailer and bus remain on I-5 in Orland, California following the deadly accident Thursday afternoon.Authorities say the truck was headed southbound when it crossed over the median into on coming traffic. 
    At least nine people are dead after a fiery crash on a highway in northern California.A group of high school students were on there way to a college visit when a truck slammed head on into their bus.The charred FedEx tractor-trailer and bus remain on I-5 in Orland, California following the deadly accident Thursday afternoon.Authorities say the truck was headed southbound when it crossed over the median into on coming traffic. 
  • 2 Injured After Motorcycles Collide In Anderson Co.

    2 Injured After Motorcycles Collide In Anderson Co.

    Friday, April 11 2014 5:09 AM EDT2014-04-11 09:09:55 GMT
    Two people are in the hospital after a motorcycle versus motorcycle wreck.Two people are in the hospital after a motorcycle versus motorcycle wreck.
    Two people are in the hospital after a motorcycle versus motorcycle wreck.It happened in Anderson County on Bryant Road near Whippoorwill Lane. That's also near the Looper Road Intersection.
    Two people are in the hospital after a motorcycle versus motorcycle wreck.It happened in Anderson County on Bryant Road near Whippoorwill Lane. That's also near the Looper Road Intersection.
  • Pickens County Names New Superintendent

    Pickens County Names New Superintendent

    Thursday, April 10 2014 9:22 PM EDT2014-04-11 01:22:11 GMT
    Pickens County names Dr. Danny Merck new superintendent.Pickens County names Dr. Danny Merck new superintendent.
    Pickens County names Dr. Danny Merck as the new superintendent of the School District of Pickens County. 
    Pickens County names Dr. Danny Merck as the new superintendent of the School District of Pickens County. 
  • Boil Water Advisory in Clinton

    Boil Water Advisory in Clinton

    Thursday, April 10 2014 8:42 PM EDT2014-04-11 00:42:59 GMT
    Boil Water Advisory Issued For City of ClintonBoil Water Advisory Issued For City of Clinton
    A boil water advisory is in effect for the city of Clinton while a water main is being repaired.
    A boil water advisory is in effect for the city of Clinton while a water main is being repaired.
  • Deadly Moped Accident In Anderson County Under Investigation

    Deadly Moped Accident In Anderson County Under Investigation

    Thursday, April 10 2014 7:24 PM EDT2014-04-10 23:24:28 GMT
    The South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating a deadly moped accident out of Anderson County. The South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating a deadly moped accident out of Anderson County.
    The South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating a deadly moped accident out of Anderson County. It happened after 10 p.m. Wednesday at the intersection of Williamston Road and Timms Road.
    The South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating a deadly moped accident out of Anderson County. It happened after 10 p.m. Wednesday at the intersection of Williamston Road and Timms Road.
  • One Person Killed In Crash Near Williamston

    One Person Killed In Crash Near Williamston

    Thursday, April 10 2014 7:21 PM EDT2014-04-10 23:21:58 GMT
    One person was killed in a single vehicle crash in Anderson County Thursday around 11 a.m. The South Carolina Highway Patrol says it happened on Ellison Lake Road a few miles west of Williamston.
    One person was killed in a single vehicle crash in Anderson County Thursday around 11 a.m. The South Carolina Highway Patrol says it happened on Ellison Lake Road a few miles west of Williamston.
  • Sebelius Resigning After Health Care Rollout

    Sebelius Resigning After Health Care Rollout

    Thursday, April 10 2014 6:52 PM EDT2014-04-10 22:52:06 GMT
    A White House official says Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius is resigning from the Obama administration.A White House official says Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius is resigning from the Obama administration.
    The move comes just a week after the close of the rocky enrollment period for President Barack Obama's health care law.
    The move comes just a week after the close of the rocky enrollment period for President Barack Obama's health care law.
  • SC House and Senate Pass Very Different Bills on Distracted Driving

    SC House and Senate Pass Very Different Bills on Distracted Driving

    Thursday, April 10 2014 6:21 PM EDT2014-04-10 22:21:42 GMT
    The House bill would ban texting and driving in SC.The House bill would ban texting and driving in SC.
    The South Carolina House and Senate each passed different bills Thursday aimed at reducing distracted driving, setting up a showdown over which, if either, becomes law.
    The South Carolina House and Senate each passed different bills Thursday aimed at reducing distracted driving, setting up a showdown over which, if either, becomes law.
  • Man Arrested After Oconee Co. High Speed Chase, Search

    Man Arrested After Oconee Co. High Speed Chase, Search

    Thursday, April 10 2014 12:53 PM EDT2014-04-10 16:53:33 GMT
    The Oconee County Sheriff's Office has arrested a Townville man after an early morning chase in Oconee County. Deputies say 27-year-old Curtis Justin Bearden was taken into custody around noon Thursday.
    The Oconee County Sheriff's Office has arrested a Townville man after an early morning chase in Oconee County. Deputies say 27-year-old Curtis Justin Bearden was taken into custody around noon Thursday.
  • Colbert To Replace Letterman On "The Late Show"

    Colbert To Replace Letterman On "The Late Show"

    Thursday, April 10 2014 12:30 PM EDT2014-04-10 16:30:26 GMT
    CBS has named Stephen Colbert to replace David Letterman as the host of "The Late Show." CBS Entertainment tweeted the announcement Thursday, shortly after noon.
    CBS has named Stephen Colbert to replace David Letterman as the host of "The Late Show." CBS Entertainment tweeted the announcement Thursday, shortly after noon.
  • Easley PD Search For Shooter After Highland Rd. Incident

    Easley PD Search For Shooter After Highland Rd. Incident

    Thursday, April 10 2014 5:44 AM EDT2014-04-10 09:44:51 GMT
    Easley police searching for Jason Allen Larson. Officers received a 911 call about a shooting at 408 Highland Road in Easley around 8:30 p.m. Officers found a man with several gunshot wounds to the body.
    Easley police searching for Jason Allen Larson. Officers received a 911 call about a shooting at 408 Highland Road in Easley around 8:30 p.m. Officers found a man with several gunshot wounds to the body.
  • School Holiday Display Bill Clears SC House Panel

    School Holiday Display Bill Clears SC House Panel

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 8:34 PM EDT2014-04-10 00:34:35 GMT
    SC House Debates Bill To Protect School Winter Displays From LawsuitsSC House Debates Bill To Protect School Winter Displays From Lawsuits
    A bill meant to protect South Carolina's public school districts from lawsuits over winter holiday displays is heading to the House floor. Under the bill, a religious icon such as a nativity scene must be either paired with a secular symbol or grouped with at least one other religion's symbol. 
    A bill meant to protect South Carolina's public school districts from lawsuits over winter holiday displays is heading to the House floor. Under the bill, a religious icon such as a nativity scene must be either paired with a secular symbol or grouped with at least one other religion's symbol. 
  • CertusBank Fires Top Execs; Interim Named

    CertusBank Fires Top Execs; Interim Named

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 6:34 PM EDT2014-04-09 22:34:38 GMT
    CertusBank, based in Greenville, S.C. announced today it fired 3 top executives.
    CertusBank, based in Greenville, S.C. announced today it fired 3 top executives.
  • Upstate School Resource Officers Train for the Worst

    Upstate School Resource Officers Train for the Worst

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 6:23 PM EDT2014-04-09 22:23:40 GMT
    In the Upstate, school resource officers are already taking steps to prepare for what to do if a dangerous scenario happened here.In the Upstate, school resource officers are already taking steps to prepare for what to do if a dangerous scenario happened here.
    In the Upstate, school resource officers are already taking steps to prepare for what to do if a dangerous scenario happened here.
    In the Upstate, school resource officers are already taking steps to prepare for what to do if a dangerous scenario happened here.
  • Apply for Open Summer/Full Time Positions in the Upstate Now

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 6:17 PM EDT2014-04-09 22:17:50 GMT
    After a long, cold, jobless winter, many job seekers may want to give up the search for a job or even a career.
    After a long, cold, jobless winter, many job seekers may want to give up the search for a job or even a career.
  • 20 Hurt In Murryville School Stabbings

    20 Hurt In Murryville School Stabbings

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 5:58 PM EDT2014-04-09 21:58:23 GMT
    An official says four students were believed to be seriously injured at a high school near Pittsburgh, where a student with a knife stabbed or slashed others, injuring as many as 20.
    An official says four students were believed to be seriously injured at a high school near Pittsburgh, where a student with a knife stabbed or slashed others, injuring as many as 20.
  • Toyota Recalls Nearly 6.4 Million Vehicles Globally

    Toyota Recalls Nearly 6.4 Million Vehicles Globally

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 11:09 AM EDT2014-04-09 15:09:34 GMT
    That recall includes 27 Toyota models including the Pontiac Vibe and the Subaru Trezia produced from March 2012 to August of 2013. That recall includes 27 Toyota models including the Pontiac Vibe and the Subaru Trezia produced from March 2012 to August of 2013.
    Toyota Motor Corp. is recalling 6.39 million vehicles globally for a variety of problems spanning nearly 30 models in Japan, the U.S., Europe and other places. 
    Toyota Motor Corp. is recalling 6.39 million vehicles globally for a variety of problems spanning nearly 30 models in Japan, the U.S., Europe and other places. 
  • Sirens Tested Wednesday At Oconee Co. Nuclear Station

    Sirens Tested Wednesday At Oconee Co. Nuclear Station

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 7:25 AM EDT2014-04-09 11:25:38 GMT
    Sirens tested Wednesday at Oconee County Nuclear Station.Sirens tested Wednesday at Oconee County Nuclear Station.
    Sirens around the Oconee Nuclear Station will be tested Wednesday at approximately 11:50 a.m. You do not need to evacuate or take any action during this three-minute test. By testing the sirens, state and county officials and Duke Energy ensure the sirens are operating properly.
    Sirens around the Oconee Nuclear Station will be tested Wednesday at approximately 11:50 a.m. You do not need to evacuate or take any action during this three-minute test. By testing the sirens, state and county officials and Duke Energy ensure the sirens are operating properly.
  • Marine Guard Killed By Another Marine At NC Base

    Marine Guard Killed By Another Marine At NC Base

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 7:24 AM EDT2014-04-09 11:24:33 GMT
    Marine killed at Camp Lejeune.Marine killed at Camp Lejeune.
    Authorities at Camp Lejeune in North Carolina say a Marine standing guard at the main gate has shot and killed another guard. A statement from the base said the shooting occurred at around 5:30 p.m. Tuesday. The base provost marshal says the shooting isn't considered an act of terrorism and the gunman isn't still active. 
    Authorities at Camp Lejeune in North Carolina say a Marine standing guard at the main gate has shot and killed another guard. A statement from the base said the shooting occurred at around 5:30 p.m. Tuesday. The base provost marshal says the shooting isn't considered an act of terrorism and the gunman isn't still active. 
  • Hundreds Of Upstate License Plates Stolen in 2013

    Hundreds Of Upstate License Plates Stolen in 2013

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 5:20 AM EDT2014-04-09 09:20:42 GMT
    In just Greenville County and Spartanburg County alone, over 380 license plates were stolen in 2013.
    In just Greenville County and Spartanburg County alone, over 380 license plates were stolen in 2013.
  • Man Charged In Fatal Laurens Co. Shooting

    Man Charged In Fatal Laurens Co. Shooting

    Tuesday, April 8 2014 7:07 PM EDT2014-04-08 23:07:40 GMT
    Deputies from the Laurens County Sheriff's Office say when they got to the home, they found one person dead.Deputies from the Laurens County Sheriff's Office say when they got to the home, they found one person dead.
    One person is dead after a shooting on Cochise Road in Waterloo Tuesday.  Deputies from the Laurens County Sheriff's Office say when they got to the home, they found one person dead.
    One person is dead after a shooting on Cochise Road in Waterloo Tuesday.  Deputies from the Laurens County Sheriff's Office say when they got to the home, they found one person dead.
  • UConn Beats Kentucky 60 to 54 In NCAA Championship

    UConn Beats Kentucky 60 to 54 In NCAA Championship

    Monday, April 7 2014 11:35 PM EDT2014-04-08 03:35:21 GMT
    UConn Beats Kentucky UConn Beats Kentucky
     Shabazz Napier scored 22 points and Connecticut won its second NCAA title in four years, beating all those Kentucky freshmen 60-54 in the championship game Monday night.Napier is among three UConn seniors who were part of the Huskies' 2011 title.
     Shabazz Napier scored 22 points and Connecticut won its second NCAA title in four years, beating all those Kentucky freshmen 60-54 in the championship game Monday night.Napier is among three UConn seniors who were part of the Huskies' 2011 title.
  • Upstate Company Plans Underground Injections Near Toxic Plume After Neighbors Sue

    Upstate Company Plans Underground Injections Near Toxic Plume After Neighbors Sue

    Monday, April 7 2014 7:03 PM EDT2014-04-07 23:03:08 GMT
    A company plans "remediation" to handle an underground plume of chemicals that neighbors said made them sick.A company plans "remediation" to handle an underground plume of chemicals that neighbors said made them sick.
    Celanese Corporation took steps to "remediate" an underground plume of chloroform after neighbors filed a class action lawsuit claiming the chemicals made them sick.
    Celanese Corporation took steps to "remediate" an underground plume of chloroform after neighbors filed a class action lawsuit claiming the chemicals made them sick.
  • Cops: Man Set Fire To Kill Arriving Officers In Cowpens

    Cops: Man Set Fire To Kill Arriving Officers In Cowpens

    Monday, April 7 2014 6:56 PM EDT2014-04-07 22:56:04 GMT
    A South Carolina man faces attempted murder charges after law officers say he set fire to his rental house while officers was inside trying to arrest him.A South Carolina man faces attempted murder charges after law officers say he set fire to his rental house while officers was inside trying to arrest him.
    The Spartanburg County Sheriff's Office said Monday that 44-year-old Larry Morris needed medical treatment after the early-morning incident.
    The Spartanburg County Sheriff's Office said Monday that 44-year-old Larry Morris needed medical treatment after the early-morning incident.
  • MUGS: Multiple Arrests Made In Oconee Co. Interdiction

    MUGS: Multiple Arrests Made In Oconee Co. Interdiction

    Monday, April 7 2014 3:34 PM EDT2014-04-07 19:34:48 GMT
    Officials in the Upstate made several felony arrests during an interdiction late last week in Oconee County.
    Officials in the Upstate made several felony arrests during an interdiction late last week in Oconee County.
  • Flooding, Thunderstorms Possible Monday, Heavy Rain Expected

    Flooding, Thunderstorms Possible Monday, Heavy Rain Expected

    Monday, April 7 2014 1:35 PM EDT2014-04-07 17:35:02 GMT
    Flooding, storms and heavy rain possible Monday in Upstate and WNC.Flooding, storms and heavy rain possible Monday in Upstate and WNC.
    We could see a swath of one to three inches of rain through Monday evening with the southwestern mountains of NC along with the SC and Georgia mountains being the most likely to be at the higher end of those totals.
    We could see a swath of one to three inches of rain through Monday evening with the southwestern mountains of NC along with the SC and Georgia mountains being the most likely to be at the higher end of those totals.
  • UConn And Kentucky For National Title

    UConn And Kentucky For National Title

    Monday, April 7 2014 1:32 PM EDT2014-04-07 17:32:41 GMT
    Seventh-seeded Connecticut and eighth-seeded Kentucky meet Monday night in the NCAA championship game.Seventh-seeded Connecticut and eighth-seeded Kentucky meet Monday night in the NCAA championship game.
    Connecticut and Kentucky couldn't have met in last year's championship game and few people gave them a chance to be in this year's.  But they are.
    Connecticut and Kentucky couldn't have met in last year's championship game and few people gave them a chance to be in this year's.  But they are.
  • Snake Handler: Gaboon Viper Possibly Loose In SC "Nothing To Play With"

    Snake Handler: Gaboon Viper Possibly Loose In SC "Nothing To Play With"

    Monday, April 7 2014 11:15 AM EDT2014-04-07 15:15:38 GMT
    This gaboon viper is about two feet smaller than the one that's possibly missing.This gaboon viper is about two feet smaller than the one that's possibly missing.
    The Town of Mt. Pleasant is on high alert.Just days after the Harbor Pointe apartment complex alerted its residents about a possible loose gaboon viper, experts are warning neighbors near the area to be careful.
    The Town of Mt. Pleasant is on high alert.Just days after the Harbor Pointe apartment complex alerted its residents about a possible loose gaboon viper, experts are warning neighbors near the area to be careful.
  • Teen Murder Suspects Due In Abbeville Co. Court Monday

    Teen Murder Suspects Due In Abbeville Co. Court Monday

    Monday, April 7 2014 10:01 AM EDT2014-04-07 14:01:06 GMT
    More than 100 law officers searched for the 4 suspects on April 3.More than 100 law officers searched for the 4 suspects on April 3.
    Four teenagers - accused in a murder case in Tennessee - are scheduled to be in court for a detention hearing in Abbeville County Monday.
    Four teenagers - accused in a murder case in Tennessee - are scheduled to be in court for a detention hearing in Abbeville County Monday.
  • Hollywood Legend Mickey Rooney Dies At Age 93

    Hollywood Legend Mickey Rooney Dies At Age 93

    Monday, April 7 2014 9:24 AM EDT2014-04-07 13:24:01 GMT
    Actor Mickey Rooney, a Hollywood legend whose career spanned more than 80 years, has died. He was 93.Actor Mickey Rooney, a Hollywood legend whose career spanned more than 80 years, has died. He was 93.
    Actor Mickey Rooney, a Hollywood legend whose career spanned more than 80 years, has died.
    Actor Mickey Rooney, a Hollywood legend whose career spanned more than 80 years, has died.
  • Missing Man From Union County Found Safe

    Missing Man From Union County Found Safe

    Sunday, April 6 2014 6:25 PM EDT2014-04-06 22:25:45 GMT
    A Union County man missing since Saturday night has been found. A Union County man missing since Saturday night has been found.
    A Union County man missing since Saturday night has been found.
    A Union County man missing since Saturday night has been found.
  • Suspect Captured After Sunday Morning Shooting In Belton

    Suspect Captured After Sunday Morning Shooting In Belton

    Sunday, April 6 2014 2:02 PM EDT2014-04-06 18:02:57 GMT
    Mugshot: Robert Lewis CokerMugshot: Robert Lewis Coker
    A man wanted in an early morning shooting in the town of Belton has been captured.
    A man wanted in an early morning shooting in the town of Belton has been captured.
  • Suspect Arrested After Woman Attacked Outside Anderson Bi-Lo

    Suspect Arrested After Woman Attacked Outside Anderson Bi-Lo

    Sunday, April 6 2014 12:58 PM EDT2014-04-06 16:58:52 GMT
    Mugshot: Clifton Staley (Anderson Co. Detention Center)Mugshot: Clifton Staley (Anderson Co. Detention Center)
    A man has been arrested after an assault outside of a Bi-Lo grocery store in Anderson County Saturday night.
    A man has been arrested after an assault outside of a Bi-Lo grocery store in Anderson County Saturday night.
  • Unverified "Pulses" Offer Hope In Search For MH-370

    Unverified "Pulses" Offer Hope In Search For MH-370

    Sunday, April 6 2014 11:38 AM EDT2014-04-06 15:38:16 GMT
    The Ocean Shield as seen in this AP File photo is investigating an acoustic detection in the search for MH-370. The Ocean Shield as seen in this AP File photo is investigating an acoustic detection in the search for MH-370.
    It's being described as an "acoustic event" but officials leading the search for a missing Malaysian airliner in the Indian Ocean are repeating their cautions that it's not a confirmed sound from a black box.
    It's being described as an "acoustic event" but officials leading the search for a missing Malaysian airliner in the Indian Ocean are repeating their cautions that it's not a confirmed sound from a black box.
  • Body Found In Search For Missing Man In Oconee Co.

    Body Found In Search For Missing Man In Oconee Co.

    Saturday, April 5 2014 8:00 PM EDT2014-04-06 00:00:50 GMT
    A body has been recovered in the search for a man reported missing in Oconee County. A body has been recovered in the search for a man reported missing in Oconee County.
    A body has been recovered in the search for a man reported missing in Oconee County.
    A body has been recovered in the search for a man reported missing in Oconee County.
  • Howard Stern Rebuffs Letterman Replacement Rumors

    Howard Stern Rebuffs Letterman Replacement Rumors

    Saturday, April 5 2014 12:48 PM EDT2014-04-05 16:48:37 GMT
    Howard Stern says his plate is "already full" after rumors surfaced that he may be a candidate to replace David Letterman. Photo: APHoward Stern says his plate is "already full" after rumors surfaced that he may be a candidate to replace David Letterman. Photo: AP
    Howard Stern is just one of the names industry spectators are floating around as a possible replacement for David Letterman. At least for now, however, the longtime radio personality says his plate's already full.
    Howard Stern is just one of the names industry spectators are floating around as a possible replacement for David Letterman. At least for now, however, the longtime radio personality says his plate's already full.
  • China: "Pulse Signal" Detected In Search For Malaysia Flight 370

    China: "Pulse Signal" Detected In Search For Malaysia Flight 370

    Saturday, April 5 2014 11:37 AM EDT2014-04-05 15:37:18 GMT
    China's official news agency says a Chinese ship that is part of the multinational search effort looking for the missing Malaysia Airlines plane has detected a "pulse signal."China's official news agency says a Chinese ship that is part of the multinational search effort looking for the missing Malaysia Airlines plane has detected a "pulse signal."
    China's official news agency says a Chinese ship that is part of the multinational search effort looking for the missing Malaysia Airlines plane has detected a "pulse signal" in southern Indian Ocean waters.
    China's official news agency says a Chinese ship that is part of the multinational search effort looking for the missing Malaysia Airlines plane has detected a "pulse signal" in southern Indian Ocean waters.
  • Oconee Co. Elementary Principal Arrested

    Oconee Co. Elementary Principal Arrested

    Friday, April 4 2014 10:01 PM EDT2014-04-05 02:01:11 GMT
    Mugshot: Oconee Co. Detention CenterMugshot: Oconee Co. Detention Center
    Blue Ridge Elementary Principal, Idasa Cobb has been arrested on charges of failure to report child abuse or neglect, according to the Oconee County Detention Center.
    Blue Ridge Elementary Principal, Idasa Cobb has been arrested on charges of failure to report child abuse or neglect, according to the Oconee County Detention Center.
  • Fatal Collision In Laurens County

    Fatal Collision In Laurens County

    Thursday, April 3 2014 1:28 AM EDT2014-04-03 05:28:04 GMT
    The South Carolina Department of Public Safety is working a fatal collision in Laurens County. It happened Wednesday night just before 10 p.m. on SC56.
    The South Carolina Department of Public Safety is working a fatal collision in Laurens County. It happened Wednesday night just before 10 p.m. on SC56.
  • Chase Ends In Wreck On Hwy 74 In Polk Co.

    Chase Ends In Wreck On Hwy 74 In Polk Co.

    Wednesday, April 2 2014 1:12 PM EDT2014-04-02 17:12:09 GMT
    A chase that started in Cleveland County, NC ended in a crash On Highway 74 in Polk County Monday afternoon.A chase that started in Cleveland County, NC ended in a crash On Highway 74 in Polk County Monday afternoon.
    Troopers tell us two people were in a silver Honda that tried to get away. Deputies used stop sticks near the 167 mile marker on Highway 74. The car swerved off the road and hit a pickup truck.
    Troopers tell us two people were in a silver Honda that tried to get away. Deputies used stop sticks near the 167 mile marker on Highway 74. The car swerved off the road and hit a pickup truck.
  • Gray Court Lottery Winner Has Clerk Break News

    Gray Court Lottery Winner Has Clerk Break News

    Wednesday, April 2 2014 11:01 AM EDT2014-04-02 15:01:20 GMT
    A woman working the morning shift at Sav-Way on Highway 76 West in Hickory Tavern got to deliver the good news.A woman working the morning shift at Sav-Way on Highway 76 West in Hickory Tavern got to deliver the good news.
    A Gray Court man didn't tell his wife he won $200,000 in the lottery, he had the clerk inform her.
    A Gray Court man didn't tell his wife he won $200,000 in the lottery, he had the clerk inform her.
  • Tsunami Advisory Issued After 8.2 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Chile

    Tsunami Advisory Issued After 8.2 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Chile

    Wednesday, April 2 2014 8:41 AM EDT2014-04-02 12:41:50 GMT
    Authorities have lifted tsunami warnings for Chile's long coastline after a magnitude-8.2 earthquake struck the country's northern coast.Authorities have lifted tsunami warnings for Chile's long coastline after a magnitude-8.2 earthquake struck the country's northern coast.
    Authorities have lifted tsunami warnings for Chile's long coastline after a magnitude-8.2 earthquake struck the country's northern coast.
    Authorities have lifted tsunami warnings for Chile's long coastline after a magnitude-8.2 earthquake struck the country's northern coast.
  • SC Senate Debating Holding Back Students Not Reading at Grade Level

    SC Senate Debating Holding Back Students Not Reading at Grade Level

    Tuesday, April 1 2014 6:32 PM EDT2014-04-01 22:32:17 GMT
    The bill would hold students back who aren't reading at grade level at the end of 3rd grade.The bill would hold students back who aren't reading at grade level at the end of 3rd grade.
    The South Carolina Senate debated a bill Tuesday that would hold back students who aren’t reading at grade level at the end of third grade.
    The South Carolina Senate debated a bill Tuesday that would hold back students who aren’t reading at grade level at the end of third grade.
  • Walhalla HS Asst. Principal Resigns After "Honey Boo Boo" Post

    Walhalla HS Asst. Principal Resigns After "Honey Boo Boo" Post

    Tuesday, April 1 2014 5:47 PM EDT2014-04-01 21:47:04 GMT
    Fowler was placed on administrative leave after allegedly posting a picture of a kindergartener with the caption, “Honey Boo Boo at Walmart.”Fowler was placed on administrative leave after allegedly posting a picture of a kindergartener with the caption, “Honey Boo Boo at Walmart.”
    Walhalla High School Assistant Principal, Charlie Fowler, has resigned after being accused of a controversial post to Facebook.
    Walhalla High School Assistant Principal, Charlie Fowler, has resigned after being accused of a controversial post to Facebook.
  • Records: Same PCB Contaminating Upstate Reported At Nearby Facility

    Records: Same PCB Contaminating Upstate Reported At Nearby Facility

    Tuesday, April 1 2014 3:31 PM EDT2014-04-01 19:31:49 GMT
    An Upstate wastewater treatment plant has found new traces of PCBs on another waste haulterAn Upstate wastewater treatment plant has found new traces of PCBs on another waste haulter
    Documents made available by the Environmental Protection Agency show the dangerous chemicals found in Upstate wastewater plants have been found in dozens of nearby locations since 2000. Some records, reviewed by 7 On Your Side, show facilities within a mile of a contaminated wastewater plant was inspected by the EPA in 2012 and showed traces of exactly the same PCB found in public facilities.
    Documents made available by the Environmental Protection Agency show the dangerous chemicals found in Upstate wastewater plants have been found in dozens of nearby locations since 2000. Some records, reviewed by 7 On Your Side, show facilities within a mile of a contaminated wastewater plant was inspected by the EPA in 2012 and showed traces of exactly the same PCB found in public facilities.
  • Haywood County Teen Charged With Murdering Father Awaiting Extradition

    Haywood County Teen Charged With Murdering Father Awaiting Extradition

    Tuesday, April 1 2014 12:56 PM EDT2014-04-01 16:56:36 GMT
    A 17-year-old teen is being charged as an adult with first-degree murder in the shooting death of her father.A 17-year-old teen is being charged as an adult with first-degree murder in the shooting death of her father.
    A 17-year-old teen is being charged as an adult with first-degree murder in the shooting death of her father. According to the Haywood County Sheriff's Office, Crystal Brooke Howell of Haywood County, NC was arrested Sunday in Richmond County, GA.
    A 17-year-old teen is being charged as an adult with first-degree murder in the shooting death of her father. According to the Haywood County Sheriff's Office, Crystal Brooke Howell of Haywood County, NC was arrested Sunday in Richmond County, GA.
  • Fire Destroys Home, Burns 11 Acres In Laurens County

    Fire Destroys Home, Burns 11 Acres In Laurens County

    Monday, March 31 2014 11:57 PM EDT2014-04-01 03:57:06 GMT
    A large fire is burning in Laurens County near McCauley Road.A large fire is burning in Laurens County near McCauley Road.
    One man was displaced, and other neighbors were evacuated
    One man was displaced, and other neighbors were evacuated
  • Millions of Vehicles Recalled, What You Need To Know

    Millions of Vehicles Recalled, What You Need To Know

    Monday, March 31 2014 12:29 PM EDT2014-03-31 16:29:46 GMT
    A recall sticker will be placed on the outside of your envelope to alert you of the defect.A recall sticker will be placed on the outside of your envelope to alert you of the defect.
    Millions of vehicles have been recalled from manufacturers GM and Nissan. Now you need to be on the alert for a recall notice for what to fix on your vehicle.
    Millions of vehicles have been recalled from manufacturers GM and Nissan. Now you need to be on the alert for a recall notice for what to fix on your vehicle.
  • Greenwood Police Arrest Peeping Tom

    Greenwood Police Arrest Peeping Tom

    Monday, March 31 2014 11:50 AM EDT2014-03-31 15:50:11 GMT
    Greenwood Police arrested a suspected Peeping Tom after a woman caught him looking through her neighbor's window.
    Greenwood Police arrested a suspected Peeping Tom after a woman caught him looking through her neighbor's window.
  • Deadline To Sign Up For Health Insurance Monday

    Deadline To Sign Up For Health Insurance Monday

    Monday, March 31 2014 5:27 AM EDT2014-03-31 09:27:34 GMT
    Monday is the deadline to sign up for private health insurance in the new online markets created by President Barack Obama's health care lawMonday is the deadline to sign up for private health insurance in the new online markets created by President Barack Obama's health care law
    Monday is the deadline to sign up for private health insurance in the new online markets created by President Barack Obama's health care law.
    Monday is the deadline to sign up for private health insurance in the new online markets created by President Barack Obama's health care law.
  • "Noah" Takes Top Spot At Weekend Box Office

    "Noah" Takes Top Spot At Weekend Box Office

    Sunday, March 30 2014 5:23 PM EDT2014-03-30 21:23:18 GMT
    After weathering a sea of controversy, "Noah" arrived in first place at the weekend box office.After weathering a sea of controversy, "Noah" arrived in first place at the weekend box office.
    After weathering a sea of controversy, "Noah" arrived in first place at the weekend box office.
    After weathering a sea of controversy, "Noah" arrived in first place at the weekend box office.
  • Craigslist Killing Suspect Claims Two Men Saved Their Lives

    Craigslist Killing Suspect Claims Two Men Saved Their Lives

    Sunday, March 30 2014 12:15 PM EDT2014-03-30 16:15:50 GMT
    A woman charged along with her newlywed husband with killing a man she met through Craigslist tells a newspaper that two other men had responded to her ad for companionship but never showed up. Photo: APA woman charged along with her newlywed husband with killing a man she met through Craigslist tells a newspaper that two other men had responded to her ad for companionship but never showed up. Photo: AP
    A woman charged along with her newlywed husband with killing a man she met through Craigslist tells a newspaper that two other men had responded to her ad for companionship but never showed up.
    A woman charged along with her newlywed husband with killing a man she met through Craigslist tells a newspaper that two other men had responded to her ad for companionship but never showed up.
  • Rapper, Reality Star Benzino Shot During Funeral Procession

    Rapper, Reality Star Benzino Shot During Funeral Procession

    Sunday, March 30 2014 11:47 AM EDT2014-03-30 15:47:55 GMT
    Rapper and reality star Benzino was shot and injured by his nephew during a funeral procession Saturday. Photo: AP/Alan DiazRapper and reality star Benzino was shot and injured by his nephew during a funeral procession Saturday. Photo: AP/Alan Diaz
    Authorities say a man identified as reality TV star Benzino has been shot and injured by his nephew while in a funeral procession in Massachusetts.
    Authorities say a man identified as reality TV star Benzino has been shot and injured by his nephew while in a funeral procession in Massachusetts.
  • Greenville Attorney Ervin To Face Gov. Haley In Republican Primary

    Greenville Attorney Ervin To Face Gov. Haley In Republican Primary

    Saturday, March 29 2014 6:22 PM EDT2014-03-29 22:22:58 GMT
    The campaign season is officially underway as candidates file with the South Carolina Election Commission.The campaign season is officially underway as candidates file with the South Carolina Election Commission.
    Greenville Attorney Tom Ervin has entered the race for Governor of South Carolina.
    Greenville Attorney Tom Ervin has entered the race for Governor of South Carolina.
  • Magnitude-5.1 Earthquake Shakes Los Angeles

    Magnitude-5.1 Earthquake Shakes Los Angeles

    Saturday, March 29 2014 8:22 AM EDT2014-03-29 12:22:08 GMT
    The Los Angeles Fire Department has received no immediate reports of damage.The Los Angeles Fire Department has received no immediate reports of damage.
    An earthquake struck Los Angeles at about 9:11 p.m., Friday, and was centered near Brea in Orange County - about 20 miles southeast of Los Angeles.
    An earthquake struck Los Angeles at about 9:11 p.m., Friday, and was centered near Brea in Orange County - about 20 miles southeast of Los Angeles.
  • Greenville Co. Population Growing Most in Upstate, Experts Credit Jobs

    Greenville Co. Population Growing Most in Upstate, Experts Credit Jobs

    Friday, March 28 2014 6:16 PM EDT2014-03-28 22:16:18 GMT
    Greenville Co. Population Growing The Most, Experts Credit JobsGreenville Co. Population Growing The Most, Experts Credit Jobs
    New estimates from the Census Bureau show that Greenville, Spartanburg and Anderson County all saw population increases from July 2012 to July 2013. Economic experts explain growth is something everyone should be excited about.
    New estimates from the Census Bureau show that Greenville, Spartanburg and Anderson County all saw population increases from July 2012 to July 2013. Economic experts explain growth is something everyone should be excited about.
  • WNC Cat Returns To Owner Miles Away In New Home

    WNC Cat Returns To Owner Miles Away In New Home

    Thursday, March 27 2014 1:11 PM EDT2014-03-27 17:11:01 GMT
    Jill Roberson says her cat walked at least six miles to find her.Jill Roberson says her cat walked at least six miles to find her.

    A Rutherfordton woman’s feline miraculously proved home is truly where the heart is.

    A Rutherfordton woman’s feline miraculously proved home is truly where the heart is.

  • Oconee Co. Sheriff Office Encouraging Church Security Training

    Oconee Co. Sheriff Office Encouraging Church Security Training

    Thursday, March 27 2014 5:43 AM EDT2014-03-27 09:43:46 GMT
    Oconee Co. Sheriff Office Encouraging Church Security TrainingOconee Co. Sheriff Office Encouraging Church Security Training
    Joe Steele, Student Pastor at Utica Baptist Church, quickly learned from the Oconee County Sheriff's Office that church security goes beyond hiring armed, trained security detail.
    Joe Steele, Student Pastor at Utica Baptist Church, quickly learned from the Oconee County Sheriff's Office that church security goes beyond hiring armed, trained security detail.
  • Neighbors Upset About Paying for Mail Delivery Get Relief

    Neighbors Upset About Paying for Mail Delivery Get Relief

    Wednesday, March 26 2014 5:54 PM EDT2014-03-26 21:54:34 GMT

    Residents in the Una Community of Spartanburg County have been contacting 7 On Your Side saying they've been paying for mail delivery when they should have received it for free.

    Residents in the Una Community of Spartanburg County have been contacting 7 On Your Side saying they've been paying for mail delivery when they should have received it for free.

  • 2 Arrested, 1 Wanted After 6 Armed Robberies In Greenville Co.

    2 Arrested, 1 Wanted After 6 Armed Robberies In Greenville Co.

    Wednesday, March 26 2014 5:29 PM EDT2014-03-26 21:29:46 GMT
    Nicholas Williams, Ian KinlowNicholas Williams, Ian Kinlow
    Deputies arrested Ian Kinlow and charged him with armed robbery, conspiracy and assault and battery. Donald Lamar Burton was later arrested on similar charges. Deputies are still searching for 19-year-old Nicholas Kendrick Williams.
    Deputies arrested Ian Kinlow and charged him with armed robbery, conspiracy and assault and battery. Donald Lamar Burton was later arrested on similar charges. Deputies are still searching for 19-year-old Nicholas Kendrick Williams.
  • SC House Committee Passes “Emma’s Law” to Reduce DUIs

    SC House Committee Passes “Emma’s Law” to Reduce DUIs

    Tuesday, March 25 2014 7:07 PM EDT2014-03-25 23:07:11 GMT
    Emma Longstreet was killed by a drunken driver in 2012.Emma Longstreet was killed by a drunken driver in 2012.
    The South Carolina House Judiciary Committee unanimously passed “Emma’s Law” Tuesday afternoon, including a provision that critics say weakens the bill. The bill is named after 6-year-old Emma Longstreet, who was killed by a repeat offender drunken driver in 2012.
    The South Carolina House Judiciary Committee unanimously passed “Emma’s Law” Tuesday afternoon, including a provision that critics say weakens the bill. The bill is named after 6-year-old Emma Longstreet, who was killed by a repeat offender drunken driver in 2012.
  • Small Rural Hospitals Face Desperate Financial Crunch

    Small Rural Hospitals Face Desperate Financial Crunch

    Tuesday, March 25 2014 4:49 PM EDT2014-03-25 20:49:37 GMT
    Rural independent hospitals struggle to stay afloat in tough financial times.Rural independent hospitals struggle to stay afloat in tough financial times.
    Despite cutting millions from the budget, eliminating services and shrinking staff, small rural independent hospitals like Wallace Thompson in Union will struggle to keep the doors open unless they look for much larger regional partners.  
    Despite cutting millions from the budget, eliminating services and shrinking staff, small rural independent hospitals like Wallace Thompson in Union will struggle to keep the doors open unless they look for much larger regional partners.  
  • Deputies: Substantial Amount Of Copper Stolen From New Walhalla HS

    Deputies: Substantial Amount Of Copper Stolen From New Walhalla HS

    Monday, March 24 2014 5:10 PM EDT2014-03-24 21:10:13 GMT
    Oconee Co. deputies investigating copper theft.Oconee Co. deputies investigating copper theft.
    The Oconee County Sheriff's Office is investigating a large amount of copper reported stolen from the construction site of the new Walhalla High School. The site is located on Highway 183 at Picket Post.According to the Oconee County Sherif deputies were dispatched to the construction site a little before 7am Thursday morning.
    The Oconee County Sheriff's Office is investigating a large amount of copper reported stolen from the construction site of the new Walhalla High School. The site is located on Highway 183 at Picket Post.According to the Oconee County Sherif deputies were dispatched to the construction site a little before 7am Thursday morning.
  • Newberry Police Investigating Break-in To Business

    Newberry Police Investigating Break-in To Business

    Sunday, March 23 2014 11:41 AM EDT2014-03-23 15:41:23 GMT
    Newberry Police are investigating a break-in at a local John Deere dealership.Newberry Police are investigating a break-in at a local John Deere dealership.
    Newberry Police are trying to find three people who broke into a business and fled early Sunday morning.
    Newberry Police are trying to find three people who broke into a business and fled early Sunday morning.
  • Lt. Governor McConnell Elected President Of College Of Charleston

    Lt. Governor McConnell Elected President Of College Of Charleston

    Saturday, March 22 2014 6:53 PM EDT2014-03-22 22:53:38 GMT
    South Carolina Lt. Gov. Glenn McConnell has been elected the new president of the College of Charleston.South Carolina Lt. Gov. Glenn McConnell has been elected the new president of the College of Charleston.
    South Carolina Lt. Gov. Glenn McConnell has been elected the new president of the College of Charleston.
    South Carolina Lt. Gov. Glenn McConnell has been elected the new president of the College of Charleston.
  • Simpsonville Police Looking For Suspect After High Speed Chase

    Simpsonville Police Looking For Suspect After High Speed Chase

    Saturday, March 22 2014 6:31 PM EDT2014-03-22 22:31:40 GMT
    Simpsonville Police are looking for a man from Spartanburg who led them on a dangerous high speed chase Friday night.Simpsonville Police are looking for a man from Spartanburg who led them on a dangerous high speed chase Friday night.
    Simpsonville Police are searching for a man who led them on a high speed chase and nearly hit two police officers after a shoplifting incident at Walmart Friday night.
    Simpsonville Police are searching for a man who led them on a high speed chase and nearly hit two police officers after a shoplifting incident at Walmart Friday night.
  • Newberry Co. Highway Open After Early Morning Deadly Wreck

    Newberry Co. Highway Open After Early Morning Deadly Wreck

    Saturday, March 22 2014 3:20 PM EDT2014-03-22 19:20:38 GMT
    A portion of Highway 121 South near Whitmire in Newberry County is back open after a deadly wreckA portion of Highway 121 South near Whitmire in Newberry County is back open after a deadly wreck
    A portion of Highway 121 South near Whitmire in Newberry County is back open after a deadly wreck
    A portion of Highway 121 South near Whitmire in Newberry County is back open after a deadly wreck

  • State Investigating Greenville Co Inmate's Death

    State Investigating Greenville Co Inmate's Death

    Saturday, March 22 2014 5:09 AM EDT2014-03-22 09:09:55 GMT
    The State Law Enforcement Agency is investigating the death of an inmate.
    The State Law Enforcement Agency is investigating the death of an inmate.
  • Speaker Harrell Asks Judge to Remove SC Attorney General from Investigation

    Speaker Harrell Asks Judge to Remove SC Attorney General from Investigation

    Friday, March 21 2014 6:54 PM EDT2014-03-21 22:54:16 GMT
    SC AG Alan Wilson on the stand in court Friday.SC AG Alan Wilson on the stand in court Friday.
    South Carolina Speaker of the House Bobby Harrell asked a judge Friday to remove SC Attorney General Alan Wilson from the state grand jury’s ethics investigation of Harrell. He says Wilson has a conflict of interest.
    South Carolina Speaker of the House Bobby Harrell asked a judge Friday to remove SC Attorney General Alan Wilson from the state grand jury’s ethics investigation of Harrell. He says Wilson has a conflict of interest.
  • Eat This, Not That: Dietitians Lead Free Grocery Tours

    Eat This, Not That: Dietitians Lead Free Grocery Tours

    Thursday, March 20 2014 6:06 AM EDT2014-03-20 10:06:41 GMT
    Dieticians help shoppers with what to buy at grocery stores.Dieticians help shoppers with what to buy at grocery stores.
    A trip to the grocery store can be daunting. Trying to buy healthy items to feed your family on a budget is a challenge, that's why registered dietitians want to help you. In celebration of National Nutrition Month, registered dietitians affiliated with the South Carolina Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics will lead free grocery tours at Bi-LO grocery stores across the state.  
    ??A trip to the grocery store can be daunting. Trying to buy healthy items to feed your family on a budget is a challenge, that's why registered dietitians want to help you. In celebration of National Nutrition Month, registered dietitians affiliated with the South Carolina Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics will lead free grocery tours at Bi-LO grocery stores across the state.  
  • Fire Damages Pizza Shop on Pelham Road

    Fire Damages Pizza Shop on Pelham Road

    Wednesday, March 19 2014 2:08 PM EDT2014-03-19 18:08:15 GMT
    A fire damaged the inside of Tony's Pizza shop on Pelham Road in Greenville County.
    A fire damaged the inside of Tony's Pizza shop on Pelham Road in Greenville County.
  • Greenwood Co. Fire Kills One

    Greenwood Co. Fire Kills One

    Wednesday, March 19 2014 12:43 PM EDT2014-03-19 16:43:07 GMT
    Deadly FireDeadly Fire
    Greenwood County authorities say James H. Etheredge Sr., 72 was killed in a fire Tuesday. It happened around 3:30 PM. Firefighters were called out after someone saw heavy smoke coming from a home at 1024 Brickyard Road in Ninety Six. Five Greenwood county fire departments and one from Saluda County worked to put the fire out.
    Greenwood County authorities say James H. Etheredge Sr., 72 was killed in a fire Tuesday. It happened around 3:30 PM. Firefighters were called out after someone saw heavy smoke coming from a home at 1024 Brickyard Road in Ninety Six. Five Greenwood county fire departments and one from Saluda County worked to put the fire out.
  • Shots Fired Into Anderson Home, Injuring One

    Shots Fired Into Anderson Home, Injuring One

    Wednesday, March 19 2014 12:10 PM EDT2014-03-19 16:10:25 GMT
    Shots fired into Anderson homeShots fired into Anderson home
    Deputies say an Anderson man was injured when shots were fired into a home on Finley Street early Wednesday. Deputies tell us dispatch was called around 7:30 AM about shots fired. When they arrived, the victim, a35 year old man,had already been taken to the hospital for a gun shot wound to the arm.
    Deputies say an Anderson man was injured when shots were fired into a home on Finley Street early Wednesday. Deputies tell us dispatch was called around 7:30 AM about shots fired. When they arrived, the victim, a35 year old man,had already been taken to the hospital for a gun shot wound to the arm.
  • SC Ranks 10th in Alzheimer's Deaths

    SC Ranks 10th in Alzheimer's Deaths

    Wednesday, March 19 2014 6:35 AM EDT2014-03-19 10:35:07 GMT
    South Carolina has the 10th highest alzheimer's death rate in the nation, according to a new study by the Alzheimer's Association.
    South Carolina has the 10th highest alzheimer's death rate in the nation, according to a new study by the Alzheimer's Association.
  • Driver Killed After Truck Leaves Road, Hits Trees in Newberry Co.

    Driver Killed After Truck Leaves Road, Hits Trees in Newberry Co.

    Sunday, March 16 2014 7:10 PM EDT2014-03-16 23:10:46 GMT
    SC Highway Patrol investigating deadly Sunday morning crashSC Highway Patrol investigating deadly Sunday morning crash
    South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating a deadly wreck just outside of the city of Newberry.
    South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating a deadly wreck just outside of the city of Newberry.

  • Missing Persons Case in Spartanburg County is One of Many

    Missing Persons Case in Spartanburg County is One of Many

    Saturday, March 15 2014 11:51 PM EDT2014-03-16 03:51:24 GMT
    Nicole GoodlettNicole Goodlett
    Missing persons case highlighted in Spartanburg County is one of many.
    Missing persons case highlighted in Spartanburg County is one of many.
  • Mega Millions Jackpot Jumps To $400 Million

    Mega Millions Jackpot Jumps To $400 Million

    Saturday, March 15 2014 10:05 AM EDT2014-03-15 14:05:28 GMT
    Mega Millions jackpot winning numbers revealedMega Millions jackpot winning numbers revealed
    The Mega Millions jackpot has grown to an estimated $400 million after no one matched all six numbers in Friday night's drawing.
    The Mega Millions jackpot has grown to an estimated $400 million after no one matched all six numbers in Friday night's drawing.

  • Teacher, Coach Charged With Sex Crime Involving Student

    Teacher, Coach Charged With Sex Crime Involving Student

    Friday, March 14 2014 1:52 PM EDT2014-03-14 17:52:51 GMT
    Christopher Stuart Kay, a former teacher and baseball coach at Shannon Forest Christian School in Greenville, is charged with a lewd act on a minor and indecent exposure. Kay is currently employed at Spartanburg Day School and has been placed on leave.
    Christopher Stuart Kay, a former teacher and baseball coach at Shannon Forest Christian School in Greenville, is charged with a lewd act on a minor and indecent exposure. Kay is currently employed at Spartanburg Day School and has been placed on leave.
  • Landing Gear Collapses During Takeoff Of Florida-Bound Flight

    Landing Gear Collapses During Takeoff Of Florida-Bound Flight

    Thursday, March 13 2014 8:50 PM EDT2014-03-14 00:50:30 GMT
    Passengers have been evacuated from a Florida-bound plane at Philadelphia International Airport after a mechanical failure. Photo: APPassengers have been evacuated from a Florida-bound plane at Philadelphia International Airport after a mechanical failure. Photo: AP
    Passengers have been evacuated from a Florida-bound plane at Philadelphia International Airport after a mechanical failure.
    Passengers have been evacuated from a Florida-bound plane at Philadelphia International Airport after a mechanical failure.
  • One Abortion Bill Passes, Others Get Hearing at SC Statehouse

    One Abortion Bill Passes, Others Get Hearing at SC Statehouse

    Thursday, March 13 2014 6:36 PM EDT2014-03-13 22:36:12 GMT
    Sen. Lee Bright, R-Spartanburg, left, talks after the hearing on his abortion bills.Sen. Lee Bright, R-Spartanburg, left, talks after the hearing on his abortion bills.
    A South Carolina Senate subcommittee approved a bill Thursday aimed at closing abortion clinics, while a different subcommittee took no votes but heard from the public on other bills aimed at outlawing abortions.
    A South Carolina Senate subcommittee approved a bill Thursday aimed at closing abortion clinics, while a different subcommittee took no votes but heard from the public on other bills aimed at outlawing abortions.
  • U.S. House Passes Bill That Could Save Volunteer Fire Departments

    U.S. House Passes Bill That Could Save Volunteer Fire Departments

    Thursday, March 13 2014 6:11 AM EDT2014-03-13 10:11:02 GMT
    Bill would help volunteer fire departments.Bill would help volunteer fire departments.
    Volunteer Fire Departments across the country are feeling relief after House Bill 3979 was passed Tuesday evening.The bill also known as the Protecting Volunteer Firefighters and Emergency Responders Act of 2014, would not consider volunteer firefighters as employees under the Affordable Care Act.Currently volunteer firefighters are viewed as employees by the IRS and would be as well under the ACA.
    ?Volunteer Fire Departments across the country are feeling relief after House Bill 3979 was passed Tuesday evening.The bill also known as the Protecting Volunteer Firefighters and Emergency Responders Act of 2014, would not consider volunteer firefighters as employees under the Affordable Care Act.Currently volunteer firefighters are viewed as employees by the IRS and would be as well under the ACA.
  • Gusty Winds Causing Problems Around Upstate, Western NC

    Gusty Winds Causing Problems Around Upstate, Western NC

    Wednesday, March 12 2014 9:48 PM EDT2014-03-13 01:48:24 GMT
    Photo: Jamie McAbeePhoto: Jamie McAbee
    Thousands of people in the upstate and western North Carolina are without power as the gusty winds have caused havoc throughout the area.
    Thousands of people in the upstate and western North Carolina are without power as the gusty winds have caused havoc throughout the area.
  • Allergists Say Allergy Season Could Be Mild

    Allergists Say Allergy Season Could Be Mild

    Monday, March 10 2014 8:59 AM EDT2014-03-10 12:59:09 GMT
    The Upstate has the perfect climate to produce lots of pollen, but allergists say this year may be milder than last.
    The Upstate has the perfect climate to produce lots of pollen, but allergists say this year may be milder than last.
  • Vietnam Authorities May Have Found Missing Plane's Door

    Vietnam Authorities May Have Found Missing Plane's Door

    Sunday, March 9 2014 2:08 PM EDT2014-03-09 18:08:46 GMT
    Vietnamese authorities searching waters for the missing Boeing 777 jetliner spotted an object Sunday that they suspected was one of the plane's doorsVietnamese authorities searching waters for the missing Boeing 777 jetliner spotted an object Sunday that they suspected was one of the plane's doors
    Vietnamese authorities searching waters for the missing Boeing 777 jetliner spotted an object Sunday that they suspected was one of the plane's doors.
    Vietnamese authorities searching waters for the missing Boeing 777 jetliner spotted an object Sunday that they suspected was one of the plane's doors.
  • California Lawmakers Eye Oversight For Medical Marijuana Industry

    California Lawmakers Eye Oversight For Medical Marijuana Industry

    Sunday, March 9 2014 11:21 AM EDT2014-03-09 15:21:24 GMT
    A California legislator has introduced a bill that would regulate the state's medical marijuana industry.A California legislator has introduced a bill that would regulate the state's medical marijuana industry.
    A California lawmaker has introduced legislation to regulate the state's free-wheeling medical marijuana industry.
    A California lawmaker has introduced legislation to regulate the state's free-wheeling medical marijuana industry.
  • Judge Sets Bond For SC Mother Accused Of Trying To Kill Children

    Judge Sets Bond For SC Mother Accused Of Trying To Kill Children

    Saturday, March 8 2014 10:28 AM EST2014-03-08 15:28:23 GMT
    Mugshot: Ebony WilkersonMugshot: Ebony Wilkerson
    A Florida judge set a bond of $1.2 million for a pregnant South Carolina woman accused of driving her minivan into the ocean in an attempt to kill her three children.
    A Florida judge set a bond of $1.2 million for a pregnant South Carolina woman accused of driving her minivan into the ocean in an attempt to kill her three children.
  • Rain Moves In Monday Morning, Temps Drop

    Rain Moves In Monday Morning, Temps Drop

    Monday, March 3 2014 5:07 AM EST2014-03-03 10:07:13 GMT
    Rainy start for Monday.Rainy start for Monday.
    Your work week will start with cloudy skies on Monday with heavy rain and falling temperatures. According to Storm Team 7 Meteorologist Malachi Rodgers, this Afternoon temperatures will fall through the 50s in the Upstate, with temperatures falling through the 40s in the mountains.
    Your work week will start with cloudy skies on Monday with heavy rain and falling temperatures. According to Storm Team 7 Meteorologist Malachi Rodgers, this Afternoon temperatures will fall through the 50s in the Upstate, with temperatures falling through the 40s in the mountains.
  • Pro-Russia Demonstrations Break Out In Ukraine

    Pro-Russia Demonstrations Break Out In Ukraine

    Saturday, March 1 2014 10:07 AM EST2014-03-01 15:07:43 GMT
    Pro-Russian demonstrations have broken out in major cities in eastern and southern Ukraine. Photo: APPro-Russian demonstrations have broken out in major cities in eastern and southern Ukraine. Photo: AP
    Pro-Russian demonstrations have broken out in major cities in eastern and southern Ukraine, as Russian President Vladimir Putin asked for parliamentary permission Saturday to use troops to protect Russians in the country.
    Pro-Russian demonstrations have broken out in major cities in eastern and southern Ukraine, as Russian President Vladimir Putin asked for parliamentary permission Saturday to use troops to protect Russians in the country.
  • Cool Days, Cold Nights Through End Of Week

    Cool Days, Cold Nights Through End Of Week

    Thursday, February 27 2014 12:11 PM EST2014-02-27 17:11:26 GMT
    Lower temperatures will hang around through the end of the week before we see things warm up again.Lower temperatures will hang around through the end of the week before we see things warm up again.
    Lower temperatures will hang around through the end of the week before we see things warm up again. According to Storm Team 7 meteorologist Malachi Rodgers, we will see sunny skies and cool temperatures Thursday.
    Lower temperatures will hang around through the end of the week before we see things warm up again. According to Storm Team 7 meteorologist Malachi Rodgers, we will see sunny skies and cool temperatures Thursday.
  • Arizona Governor Brewer Vetoes Religious Freedom Bill

    Arizona Governor Brewer Vetoes Religious Freedom Bill

    Wednesday, February 26 2014 9:09 PM EST2014-02-27 02:09:43 GMT
    Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer has vetoed a bill that set off a national debate over gay rights, religion and discrimination. Photo: Arizona Governor Jan BrewerArizona Gov. Jan Brewer has vetoed a bill that set off a national debate over gay rights, religion and discrimination. Photo: Arizona Governor Jan Brewer
    Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer has vetoed a bill that set off a national debate over gay rights, religion and discrimination and subjected the state to blistering criticism from major corporations and political leaders from both parties. Brewer's decision defused a national furor over gay rights and religious freedom. She announced it Wednesday evening, after holding private meetings with opponents and proponents. The bill backed by Republicans in the state Legislature was designed to give added pro...
    Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer has vetoed a bill that set off a national debate over gay rights, religion and discrimination and subjected the state to blistering criticism from major corporations and political leaders from both parties. Brewer's decision defused a national furor over gay rights and religious freedom. She announced it Wednesday evening, after holding private meetings with opponents and proponents. The bill backed by Republicans in the state Legislature was designed to give added pro...
  • Greenville Co. Will Hold Final Roads Meetings

    Greenville Co. Will Hold Final Roads Meetings

    Monday, February 24 2014 5:38 AM EST2014-02-24 10:38:59 GMT
    Road meetings in Greenville Co. wrape up this week.Road meetings in Greenville Co. wrape up this week.
    The newly formed Greenville County Citizens Roads Commission is holding the last of their public meetings this week. The road commission is looking for your input on what the roads are like throughout Greenville County.  
    The newly formed Greenville County Citizens Roads Commission is holding the last of their public meetings this week. The road commission is looking for your input on what the roads are like throughout Greenville County.  
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