south carolina

Patrick Gentry
July 15, 2019 - 12:03 pm
South Carolina officials say the worst of a statewide hepatitis A outbreak may be over. The Department of Health and Environment Control confirmed 48 cases in May and June. Officials believe this a potential sign that a decline in cases is imminent. Infections rose in November. An outbreak was...
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Patrick Gentry
July 15, 2019 - 11:59 am
The National Trust for Historic Preservation has awarded two South Carolina locations and one organization grants in an initiative to preserve African American historical sites. The Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, the Hutchinson House on Edisto Island and the South Carolina African American...
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Patrick Gentry
July 15, 2019 - 10:04 am
County emergency officials in South Carolina say a woman died because of a hard landing while skydiving. Chester County Coroner Terry Tinker told news outlets the 33-year-old woman died from blunt force trauma Sunday. She was jumping with Skydive Carolina. In a news release the company says her...
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Patrick Gentry
July 14, 2019 - 7:19 pm
A patient at a state mental hospital in South Carolina has died after at the bottom of a dogpile of several employees -- something specifically prohibited in their training. Patrick Gentry has more. Three of the 13 employees involved in the death of 35-year-old William Avant in January had not been...
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Patrick Gentry
July 13, 2019 - 5:18 am
A sheriff's deputy in South Carolina has received an award for helping save the life of a newborn girl who had stopped breathing. The Berkeley County Sheriff's Office released body camera video Thursday of the June 11 traffic stop. The sheriff's office identified the officer in the video as Deputy...
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July 12, 2019 - 7:01 pm
Press Release from the Oconee Coutny Sherriff's Office The SC Law Enforcement Division (SLED) Laboratory has established a DNA profile from specimens collected from the human remains found in Seneca on June 24th. The Seneca Police Department collected specimens from both families of the two missing...
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Patrick Gentry
July 12, 2019 - 1:01 pm
A South Carolina couple was indicted today on charges stemming from their conspiracy to obtain a U.S. passport by falsely claiming they were the parents of a baby from the Philippines and by using false records to apply for a U.S. passport for the baby, announced Assistant Attorney General Brian...
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Patrick Gentry
July 12, 2019 - 12:08 pm
A former police chief in South Carolina has pleaded guilty to stealing more than $80,000 seized during a traffic stop. Former Manning Police Chief Gary Shaffer will be sentenced at a later date after pleading guilty Thursday to theft of government funds and lying to a federal agent. The State...
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Patrick Gentry
July 12, 2019 - 11:59 am
A special meeting to elect a new president for the University of South Carolina has been called off by a judge who said there wasn't enough notice. University trustees were set to meet Friday amid protests by students and a resolution from the Faculty Senate saying it had no confidence in the vote...
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Patrick Gentry
July 11, 2019 - 4:19 pm
Several disaster-volunteers from the Palmetto SC Region of the American Red Cross are deploying to Louisiana as the potential for dangerous storm impacts to the Gulf States is rapidly increasing. As of late Thursday morning, Tropical Storm Barry became the second named storm of the 2019 Atlantic...
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