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  • Coroner Investigates After Man Found Dead On I-85

    Coroner Investigates After Man Found Dead On I-85

    Monday, July 28 2014 4:06 AM EDT2014-07-28 08:06:05 GMT
    The Spartanburg County coroner is investigating after a man was found dead on I-85 under the Highway 290 bridge.The Spartanburg County coroner is investigating after a man was found dead on I-85 under the Highway 290 bridge.
    The Spartanburg County coroner is looking into the death of a man found on I-85 under the Highway 290 bridge.
    The Spartanburg County coroner is investigating after a man was found dead on I-85 under the Highway 290 bridge.
  • 16 Old Wives' Tales We've All Heard

    16 Old Wives' Tales We've All Heard

    Wednesday, July 16 2014 2:11 PM EDT2014-07-16 18:11:56 GMT
    Here are some of the common old wives' tales that we still hear today.
    Here are some of the common old wives' tales that we still hear today.
  • Murder case possibly placed in jeopardy due to detective's affair with suspect's mother

    Murder case possibly placed in jeopardy due to detective's affair with suspect's mother

    Monday, July 28 2014 3:03 AM EDT2014-07-28 07:03:03 GMT
    A former Charleston County Sheriff’s office detective puts a murder case in jeopardy after it is discovered that he slept with a murder suspect’s mother. The trial of defendant Reginald Gordon was set to begin on July 28 but may have been delayed due to a motion to dismiss filed by the defense attorney. It was discovered that detective Charles Lawrence was sleeping with the mother of Gordon’s co-defendant Derrick Brow...
    A former Charleston County Sheriff’s office detective puts a murder case in jeopardy after it is discovered that he slept with a murder suspect’s mother. The trial of defendant Reginald Gordon was set to begin on July 28 but may have been delayed due to a motion to dismiss filed by the defense attorney. It was discovered that detective Charles Lawrence was sleeping with the mother of Gordon’s co-defendant Derrick Brow...
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  • US Court: Va. Gay Marriage Ban Unconstitutional

    US Court: Va. Gay Marriage Ban Unconstitutional

    Monday, July 28 2014 2:23 PM EDT2014-07-28 18:23:33 GMT
    A federal appeals court has struck down Virginia's same-sex marriage ban.A federal appeals court has struck down Virginia's same-sex marriage ban.
    A three-judge panel of the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond ruled Monday that state constitutional and statutory provisions barring gay marriage and denying recognition of such unions performed in other states violate the U.S. Constitution.
    A three-judge panel of the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond ruled Monday that state constitutional and statutory provisions barring gay marriage and denying recognition of such unions performed in other states violate the U.S. Constitution.
  • Panthers Training Camp Activities For July 29th

    Panthers Training Camp Activities For July 29th

    Monday, July 28 2014 1:03 PM EDT2014-07-28 17:03:27 GMT
    The Panthers will hold a preseason practice on July 28th at Wofford College, starting at 9:25 am.The Panthers will hold a preseason practice on July 28th at Wofford College, starting at 9:25 am.
    The Carolina Panthers are continuing their preseason practice on July 29th at Wofford College from 9:25 am until 11:35 am.
    The Carolina Panthers are continuing their preseason practice on July 29th at Wofford College from 9:25 am until 11:35 am.
  • Panthers Training Camp Schedule For July 28th

    Panthers Training Camp Schedule For July 28th

    Monday, July 28 2014 1:00 PM EDT2014-07-28 17:00:46 GMT
    The Panthers will hold a practice today at Wofford College, starting at 9:25 am.The Panthers will hold a practice today at Wofford College, starting at 9:25 am.
    The Carolina Panthers will continue their training camp at Wofford College on July 28th from 9:25 am until 11:35 am.
    The Carolina Panthers will continue their training camp at Wofford College on July 28th from 9:25 am until 11:35 am.
  • Hundreds Of Dollars Worth Of Quarters Taken From Car Wash

    Hundreds Of Dollars Worth Of Quarters Taken From Car Wash

    Monday, July 28 2014 12:55 PM EDT2014-07-28 16:55:18 GMT
    Three white males were seen breaking into the coin machine use wires and tools.Three white males were seen breaking into the coin machine use wires and tools.
    Spartanburg Police are looking for 3 male suspects after police say they robbed a car wash Friday evening.
    Spartanburg Police are looking for 3 male suspects after police say they robbed a car wash Friday evening.
  • Greenville Deputies Fired After Federal Gambling Investigation

    Greenville Deputies Fired After Federal Gambling Investigation

    Monday, July 28 2014 12:14 PM EDT2014-07-28 16:14:38 GMT
    Two Greenville County deputies were fired in connection with federal gambling investigation.Two Greenville County deputies were fired in connection with federal gambling investigation.
    Greenville County Sheriff Steve Loftis confirms two deputies were fired because of information related to a federal gambling investigation.
    Greenville County Sheriff Steve Loftis confirms two deputies were fired because of information related to a federal gambling investigation.
  • Iva Police Chief Suspended From Duty After Arrest, CDV Charge

    Iva Police Chief Suspended From Duty After Arrest, CDV Charge

    Monday, July 28 2014 12:11 PM EDT2014-07-28 16:11:46 GMT
    The Iva Police Chief was arrested by the Anderson County Sheriff's Office and is suspended from his duties until the Iva Town Council looks into the incident.
    The Iva Police Chief was arrested by the Anderson County Sheriff's Office and is suspended from his duties until the Iva Town Council looks into the incident.
  • Man Found Dead Near Spartanburg Railroad Tracks

    Man Found Dead Near Spartanburg Railroad Tracks

    Monday, July 28 2014 11:56 AM EDT2014-07-28 15:56:16 GMT
    Man Found Dead Near Spartanburg Railroad TracksMan Found Dead Near Spartanburg Railroad Tracks
    The Spartanburg County Coroner's Office says a man was found dead near railroad tracks in Spartanburg. Coroner Rusty Clevenger says a passing train crew noticed the man on the east side of the tracks, behind a home on Carson Avenue Sunday afternoon.
    The Spartanburg County Coroner's Office says a man was found dead near railroad tracks in Spartanburg. Coroner Rusty Clevenger says a passing train crew noticed the man on the east side of the tracks, behind a home on Carson Avenue Sunday afternoon.
  • Carolina Panthers Season Preview

    Carolina Panthers Season Preview

    Monday, July 28 2014 11:40 AM EDT2014-07-28 15:40:10 GMT
    Photo from Panthers CampPhoto from Panthers Camp
    The Carolina Panthers have held their training camp at Wofford College since 1995, and we have their complete training camp schedule as well as their regular season games!
    The Carolina Panthers have held their training camp at Wofford College since 1995, and we have their complete training camp schedule as well as their regular season games!
  • Volunteers Asked To Help Clean Up Lake Hartwell

    Volunteers Asked To Help Clean Up Lake Hartwell

    Monday, July 28 2014 11:31 AM EDT2014-07-28 15:31:28 GMT
    Courtesy: US Army Corps Of EngineersCourtesy: US Army Corps Of Engineers
    Volunteers are asked to lend a hand to help clean up Lake Hartwell Aug. 1 through Sept. 20.
    Volunteers are asked to lend a hand to help clean up Lake Hartwell Aug. 1 through Sept. 20.
  • Study Says Fist Bumps Spread Fewer Bacteria Than Handshakes Or High-Fives

    Study Says Fist Bumps Spread Fewer Bacteria Than Handshakes Or High-Fives

    Monday, July 28 2014 10:54 AM EDT2014-07-28 14:54:13 GMT
    Associated Press file photoAssociated Press file photo
    When it comes to preventing the spread of germs, maybe the president is on to something with his fondness for fist bumps. A new study found that a quick fist bump spreads only one-twentieth the amount of bacteria that a handshake does. 
    When it comes to preventing the spread of germs, maybe the president is on to something with his fondness for fist bumps. A new study found that a quick fist bump spreads only one-twentieth the amount of bacteria that a handshake does. 
  • Charter Schools Host Information Expo For Education Seekers

    Charter Schools Host Information Expo For Education Seekers

    Monday, July 28 2014 9:29 AM EDT2014-07-28 13:29:36 GMT
    Public Charter schools will be hosting an Expo on July 29th from 5:30 pm until 7 pm at the Homewood Suites in Greenville.Public Charter schools will be hosting an Expo on July 29th from 5:30 pm until 7 pm at the Homewood Suites in Greenville.
    Public Charter schools in Greenville will be hosting an information expo on July 29th from 5:30 pm until 7 pm at the Homewood Suites on Carolina Point Parkway.
    Public Charter schools in Greenville will be hosting an information expo on July 29th from 5:30 pm until 7 pm at the Homewood Suites on Carolina Point Parkway.
  • Greenville Zoo Recipient Of Nature Play Grant

    Greenville Zoo Recipient Of Nature Play Grant

    Monday, July 28 2014 8:59 AM EDT2014-07-28 12:59:26 GMT
    The Association of Zoos and Aquariums has named the Greenville Zoo as a winner for the “Nature Play Begins at Your Zoo And Aquarium” grant.
    The Association of Zoos and Aquariums has named the Greenville Zoo as a winner for the “Nature Play Begins at Your Zoo And Aquarium” grant.
  • Deputies Not Clear On Where Victim Was Shot

    Deputies Not Clear On Where Victim Was Shot

    Monday, July 28 2014 8:51 AM EDT2014-07-28 12:51:49 GMT
    Deputies in Anderson County are investigating a shooting, but are not quite sure where the victim was actually shot.Deputies in Anderson County are investigating a shooting, but are not quite sure where the victim was actually shot.

    A man drove himself to AnMed Health just before midnight on July 27th with a gunshot wound, and deputies in Anderson aren’t sure where the shooting happened.

    A man drove himself to AnMed Health just before midnight on July 27th with a gunshot wound, and deputies in Anderson aren’t sure where the shooting happened.

  • Rep. Sellers To Announce Plan For SC Seniors

    Rep. Sellers To Announce Plan For SC Seniors

    Monday, July 28 2014 8:16 AM EDT2014-07-28 12:16:41 GMT
    Representative Sellers will announce his health care plan for seniors on July 28th.Representative Sellers will announce his health care plan for seniors on July 28th.
    Representative Bakari Sellers plans to announce his health care plan for South Carolina seniors in the morning of July 28th in Greenville.
    Representative Bakari Sellers plans to announce his health care plan for South Carolina seniors in the morning of July 28th in Greenville.
  • Job Fairs For July 29th

    Job Fairs For July 29th

    Monday, July 28 2014 7:53 AM EDT2014-07-28 11:53:58 GMT
    Job seekers will find two opportunities for employment across the Upstate on July 29th.Job seekers will find two opportunities for employment across the Upstate on July 29th.
    Job seekers will find employment opportunities in Union and Greenville for July 29th.
    Job seekers will find employment opportunities in Union and Greenville for July 29th.
  • Storm Photos From July 25-27

    Storm Photos From July 25-27

    Monday, July 28 2014 7:12 AM EDT2014-07-28 11:12:48 GMT
    Here are some viewer photos from the storms on the weekend of July 25-27. 
    Here are some viewer photos from the storms on the weekend of July 25-27. 
  • Blue Ridge Mall Hosts Car Seat Inspections

    Blue Ridge Mall Hosts Car Seat Inspections

    Monday, July 28 2014 6:36 AM EDT2014-07-28 10:36:05 GMT
    The Blue Ridge Mall will host an event to check if your children's car seat is installed properly from 1 pm until 3 pm today.The Blue Ridge Mall will host an event to check if your children's car seat is installed properly from 1 pm until 3 pm today.

    Authorities in Hendersonville will host a child's car seat inspection on July 28th from 1 pm until 3 pm at the Blue Ridge Mall.

    Authorities in Hendersonville will host a child's car seat inspection on July 28th from 1 pm until 3 pm at the Blue Ridge Mall.

  • Deputies Investigating Shooting In Laurens

    Deputies Investigating Shooting In Laurens

    Monday, July 28 2014 5:28 AM EDT2014-07-28 09:28:30 GMT
    Deputies in Laurens County say a man showed up to Laurens Memorial Hospital with a gunshot wound early on July 28th.Deputies in Laurens County say a man showed up to Laurens Memorial Hospital with a gunshot wound early on July 28th.
    A man showed up to Laurens Memorial Hospital early on July 28th with a gunshot wound, and deputies say they are not sure where the shooting happened.  
    A man showed up to Laurens Memorial Hospital early on July 28th with a gunshot wound, and deputies say they are not sure where the shooting happened.  
  • Job Fairs For July 28th

    Job Fairs For July 28th

    Monday, July 28 2014 4:45 AM EDT2014-07-28 08:45:43 GMT
    The Upstate will host two job fairs on July 28th.The Upstate will host two job fairs on July 28th.
    You’ll find two opportunities for employment today in Greenville and Simpsonville.
    You’ll find two opportunities for employment today in Greenville and Simpsonville.
  • 14-Year-Old Boy Drowns In SC Lake

    14-Year-Old Boy Drowns In SC Lake

    Monday, July 28 2014 4:43 AM EDT2014-07-28 08:43:28 GMT
    A 14-year-old boy drowned at Lake Wateree State Park while swimming with his family.A 14-year-old boy drowned at Lake Wateree State Park while swimming with his family.

    A 14-year-old boy drowned at Lake Wateree State Park while swimming with his family. The Herald of Rock Hill reports that Jeramie Coleman drowned Saturday. Fairfield County Coroner Barkley Ramsey says the teen swam too far into the lake and began struggling. Bystanders tried unsuccessfully to rescue him.

    A 14-year-old boy drowned at Lake Wateree State Park while swimming with his family. The Herald of Rock Hill reports that Jeramie Coleman drowned Saturday. Fairfield County Coroner Barkley Ramsey says the teen swam too far into the lake and began struggling. Bystanders tried unsuccessfully to rescue him.

  • Suspect Named In Cherokee Co Club Shooting That Left Five Injured

    Suspect Named In Cherokee Co Club Shooting That Left Five Injured

    Monday, July 28 2014 4:06 AM EDT2014-07-28 08:06:54 GMT
    Photo courtesy Cherokee County Sheriff's Office. Photo courtesy Cherokee County Sheriff's Office.

    Calvin Jerrod Lindsay has been named by the Cherokee County Sheriff's Office as a suspect in the nightclub shooting that happened on July 13th.

    Calvin Jerrod Lindsay has been named by the Cherokee County Sheriff's Office as a suspect in the nightclub shooting that happened on July 13th.

  • Coroner Investigates After Man Found Dead On I-85

    Coroner Investigates After Man Found Dead On I-85

    Monday, July 28 2014 4:06 AM EDT2014-07-28 08:06:05 GMT
    The Spartanburg County coroner is investigating after a man was found dead on I-85 under the Highway 290 bridge.The Spartanburg County coroner is investigating after a man was found dead on I-85 under the Highway 290 bridge.
    The Spartanburg County coroner is looking into the death of a man found on I-85 under the Highway 290 bridge.
    The Spartanburg County coroner is investigating after a man was found dead on I-85 under the Highway 290 bridge.
  • Bobby Cox Inducted Into BB Hall Of Fame

    Bobby Cox Inducted Into BB Hall Of Fame

    Monday, July 28 2014 4:00 AM EDT2014-07-28 08:00:49 GMT
    Bobby Cox, who guided the Atlanta Braves to an unprecedented 14 straight division titles and 15 playoff appearances, has been inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame.Bobby Cox, who guided the Atlanta Braves to an unprecedented 14 straight division titles and 15 playoff appearances, has been inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame.

    Bobby Cox, who guided the Atlanta Braves to an unprecedented 14 straight division titles and 15 playoff appearances, has been inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame.

    Bobby Cox, who guided the Atlanta Braves to an unprecedented 14 straight division titles and 15 playoff appearances, has been inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame.

  • Deputies Looking For Suspect In Anderson Co. Club Shooting

    Deputies Looking For Suspect In Anderson Co. Club Shooting

    Sunday, July 27 2014 10:48 PM EDT2014-07-28 02:48:45 GMT
    The shooting at Andrew's happened around 3:30 a.m. Sunday.The shooting at Andrew's happened around 3:30 a.m. Sunday.
    Deputies are investigating a shooting that took place at Andrew's on Cinema Center in Anderson County early Sunday morning.
    Deputies are investigating a shooting that took place at Andrew's on Cinema Center in Anderson County early Sunday morning.
  • Police: Grass Stolen From Woman's Yard

    Police: Grass Stolen From Woman's Yard

    Sunday, July 27 2014 1:28 PM EDT2014-07-27 17:28:57 GMT
    When asked if she knew who had stolen the sod, the woman stated it was "someone with small feet" due to the footprints in the dirt.When asked if she knew who had stolen the sod, the woman stated it was "someone with small feet" due to the footprints in the dirt.
    The City of Spartanburg Police Department released a report stating a woman had grass stolen from her front yard.
    The City of Spartanburg Police Department released a report stating a woman had grass stolen from her front yard.
  • Unity Rally Draws Hundreds Of People From Across Upstate

    Unity Rally Draws Hundreds Of People From Across Upstate

    Saturday, July 26 2014 11:43 PM EDT2014-07-27 03:43:55 GMT
    The Unity Rally Against Hatred was spurred by the local Ku Klux Klan chapter in Abbeville inviting people to join.The Unity Rally Against Hatred was spurred by the local Ku Klux Klan chapter in Abbeville inviting people to join.

    The first-ever Unity Rally Against Hatred was held Saturday afternoon in Greenville.

    The first-ever Unity Rally Against Hatred was held Saturday afternoon in Greenville.

  • Drive By Shooting Leaves One Injured In Anderson Co

    Drive By Shooting Leaves One Injured In Anderson Co

    Saturday, July 26 2014 7:10 PM EDT2014-07-26 23:10:08 GMT
    A drive-by shooting in Anderson County has left one injured Saturday.
    A drive-by shooting in Anderson County has left one injured Saturday.
  • Man Rescued From Waterfall In Polk Co

    Man Rescued From Waterfall In Polk Co

    Saturday, July 26 2014 3:35 PM EDT2014-07-26 19:35:42 GMT
    Rescue crews in Polk County were called to Big Bradley Falls for a climber injured at the base of the falls Saturday.
    Rescue crews in Polk County were called to Big Bradley Falls for a climber injured at the base of the falls Saturday.
  • Suspect From Armed Target Robbery Arrested At Another Target

    Suspect From Armed Target Robbery Arrested At Another Target

    Saturday, July 26 2014 3:02 PM EDT2014-07-26 19:02:56 GMT
    A man wanted for the robbery of a Greenville Target was arrested at the Anderson Target Saturday, police say.
    A man wanted for the robbery of a Greenville Target was arrested at the Anderson Target Saturday, police say.
  • State Agencies Probe Greenville Crematorium After 7OYS Investigation

    State Agencies Probe Greenville Crematorium After 7OYS Investigation

    Saturday, July 26 2014 12:01 PM EDT2014-07-26 16:01:40 GMT
    After 7 On Your Side asked questions about a business seeking non-profit donations, state agents began their own probe.After 7 On Your Side asked questions about a business seeking non-profit donations, state agents began their own probe.
    A 7 On Your Side Investigation into an Upstate Crematorium launched a state probe into the business.  Cremation Society of South Carolina sought donations for a non-profit.  7 On Your Side discovered the business was a for profit corporation.
    A 7 On Your Side Investigation into an Upstate Crematorium launched a state probe into the business.  Cremation Society of South Carolina sought donations for a non-profit.  7 On Your Side discovered the business was a for profit corporation.
  • Weekend Happenings For July 26-27

    Weekend Happenings For July 26-27

    Saturday, July 26 2014 11:08 AM EDT2014-07-26 15:08:33 GMT
    There is plenty to do this weekend for the entire family! 
    There is plenty to do this weekend for the entire family! 
  • GHS Answers Infection Questions In Sit-Down Interview

    GHS Answers Infection Questions In Sit-Down Interview

    Friday, July 25 2014 6:49 PM EDT2014-07-25 22:49:13 GMT
    Greenville Health System sat down for the first face-to-face interview with reporters Friday on the mycobacterium infections.
    Greenville Health System sat down for the first face-to-face interview with reporters Friday on the mycobacterium infections.
  • Dog Show Draws In Thousands Of Canine Competitors

    Dog Show Draws In Thousands Of Canine Competitors

    Friday, July 25 2014 6:47 PM EDT2014-07-25 22:47:55 GMT
    More than 2,000 canines are competing in this year’s Carolina Foothill Dog Show Cluster.More than 2,000 canines are competing in this year’s Carolina Foothill Dog Show Cluster.

    The Carolina Foothills Dog Show Cluster being held at the TD Center in Greenville is one of the largest on the East Coast.

    The Carolina Foothills Dog Show Cluster being held at the TD Center in Greenville is one of the largest on the East Coast.

  • Upstate Firefighter Returns Home After Plane Crash

    Upstate Firefighter Returns Home After Plane Crash

    Friday, July 25 2014 6:43 PM EDT2014-07-25 22:43:25 GMT

    A firefighter badly hurt in plane crash that killed his family members is back in the Upstate. Patrick Schultz's first stop was at the Pelham-Batesville Fire Department in Greer, where he works.

    A firefighter badly hurt in plane crash that killed his family members is back in the Upstate. Patrick Schultz's first stop was at the Pelham-Batesville Fire Department in Greer, where he works.

  • Warrior 101 Helps Young People In Spartanburg County

    Warrior 101 Helps Young People In Spartanburg County

    Friday, July 25 2014 6:11 PM EDT2014-07-25 22:11:22 GMT
    Warrior 101 Helps Young People In Spartanburg CountyWarrior 101 Helps Young People In Spartanburg County
    Warrior 101 kicks off on July 25th in Spartanburg County to build confidence, physical fitness, and discipline in youth from around the area.
    Warrior 101 kicks off on July 25th in Spartanburg County to build confidence, physical fitness, and discipline in youth from around the area.
  • 350 Immigrant Children Caught at Border Sent to South Carolina

    350 Immigrant Children Caught at Border Sent to South Carolina

    Friday, July 25 2014 6:02 PM EDT2014-07-25 22:02:02 GMT
    Some South Carolina business leaders are pleased Congress appears willing to take up immigration reform this year. Some South Carolina business leaders are pleased Congress appears willing to take up immigration reform this year.
    350 children caught at the U.S. border with Mexico were sent to live in South Carolina between January 1st and July 7th of this year, according to federal officials. They’re now living with relatives or sponsor families.
    350 children caught at the U.S. border with Mexico were sent to live in South Carolina between January 1st and July 7th of this year, according to federal officials. They’re now living with relatives or sponsor families.
  • Self Regional Laptop With Patient Info Stolen

    Self Regional Laptop With Patient Info Stolen

    Friday, July 25 2014 5:10 PM EDT2014-07-25 21:10:32 GMT
    Photo courtesy Self Regional HealthcarePhoto courtesy Self Regional Healthcare
    Self Regional Healthcare in Greenwood reports a hospital laptop was stolen two months ago and is now warning patients their personal information may be at risk.
    Self Regional Healthcare in Greenwood reports a hospital laptop was stolen two months ago and is now warning patients their personal information may be at risk.
  • 4th Murder Suspect Identified in Cherokee Co. Apartment Shooting

    4th Murder Suspect Identified in Cherokee Co. Apartment Shooting

    Friday, July 25 2014 1:43 PM EDT2014-07-25 17:43:11 GMT
    The Cherokee County Sheriff's Office has identified a fourth suspect in connection to a deadly shooting at a Gaffney apartment complex. 33-year-old Terence Dion Studyvance of Gaffney is wanted for murder.
    The Cherokee County Sheriff's Office has identified a fourth suspect in connection to a deadly shooting at a Gaffney apartment complex. 33-year-old Terence Dion Studyvance of Gaffney is wanted for murder.
  • Happiest Regions And Cities In The United State

    Happiest Regions And Cities In The United State

    Friday, July 25 2014 1:21 PM EDT2014-07-25 17:21:43 GMT
    A large national survey has found the happiest and least happy metropolitan areas as well as geographic regions in the US.
    A large national survey has found the happiest and least happy metropolitan areas as well as geographic regions in the US.
  • Pope Francis To Visit U.S. In 2015

    Pope Francis To Visit U.S. In 2015

    Friday, July 25 2014 11:06 AM EDT2014-07-25 15:06:57 GMT
    Francis is considering invitations to visit other U.S. locations -- including New York, the United Nations and Washington.Francis is considering invitations to visit other U.S. locations -- including New York, the United Nations and Washington.
    Pope Francis will visit the United States next year, the Catholic News Service reported on Friday. It will be his first U.S. visit since becoming Pope in March 2013. 
    Pope Francis will visit the United States next year, the Catholic News Service reported on Friday. It will be his first U.S. visit since becoming Pope in March 2013. 
  • Myrtle Beach Minor League GM Gets In-Game Prostate Exam

    Myrtle Beach Minor League GM Gets In-Game Prostate Exam

    Friday, July 25 2014 10:45 AM EDT2014-07-25 14:45:12 GMT
    Andy Milovich (Courtesy: WBTW)Andy Milovich (Courtesy: WBTW)
    A minor league baseball manager in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, has done his part to spread prostate cancer awareness - he had a prostate cancer exam before a field packed with baseball fans. Myrtle Beach Pelicans' general manager Andy Milovich stuck his head out of the press box to sing "Take Me Out to the Ball Game" during the 7th inning stretch while a doctor below and out-of-sight performed the screening.
    A minor league baseball manager in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, has done his part to spread prostate cancer awareness - he had a prostate cancer exam before a field packed with baseball fans. Myrtle Beach Pelicans' general manager Andy Milovich stuck his head out of the press box to sing "Take Me Out to the Ball Game" during the 7th inning stretch while a doctor below and out-of-sight performed the screening.
  • Big League World Series Continues In Easley

    Big League World Series Continues In Easley

    Friday, July 25 2014 8:28 AM EDT2014-07-25 12:28:20 GMT
    The BLWS continues on July 25th at the J.B. Red Owens Sports Complex in Easley this afternoon.
    The BLWS continues on July 25th at the J.B. Red Owens Sports Complex in Easley this afternoon.
  • Clemson Hosts Beekeepers Meeting

    Clemson Hosts Beekeepers Meeting

    Friday, July 25 2014 7:41 AM EDT2014-07-25 11:41:26 GMT
    Clemson University is hosting the state's annual bee meeting until July 26th.Clemson University is hosting the state's annual bee meeting until July 26th.
    The South Carolina Beekeepers Association is hosting its annual summer meeting at Clemson University from July 24th through July 26th.
    The South Carolina Beekeepers Association is hosting its annual summer meeting at Clemson University from July 24th through July 26th.
  • Summer On Augusta Continues Friday

    Summer On Augusta Continues Friday

    Friday, July 25 2014 7:18 AM EDT2014-07-25 11:18:46 GMT
    The Grillin’ and  Chillin’ event at the Augusta Commons offers food, drinks, music, and even a giant frog in the evening on July 25th.
    The Grillin’ and  Chillin’ event at the Augusta Commons offers food, drinks, music, and even a giant frog in the evening on July 25th.
  • Train Derailment Causes Ethanol Cars To Flip Over In Spartanburg

    Train Derailment Causes Ethanol Cars To Flip Over In Spartanburg

    Friday, July 25 2014 7:11 AM EDT2014-07-25 11:11:28 GMT
    Police, Fire, and Hazmat Officials in Spartanburg are at the scene of a train derailment involving cars carrying ethanol that happened near Daniel Morgan Avenue early on July 25th.
    Police, Fire, and Hazmat Officials in Spartanburg are at the scene of a train derailment involving cars carrying ethanol that happened near Daniel Morgan Avenue early on July 25th.
  • Hendersonville Hosts 8 Year Old DJ

    Hendersonville Hosts 8 Year Old DJ

    Friday, July 25 2014 6:46 AM EDT2014-07-25 10:46:02 GMT
    Hendersonville will be hosting an 8 year old DJ at Patton Pool this evening.Hendersonville will be hosting an 8 year old DJ at Patton Pool this evening.
    The Patton Pool in Hendersonville is hosting a Dive In movie as well as an 8 year old DJ on the evening of July 25th.
    The Patton Pool in Hendersonville is hosting a Dive In movie as well as an 8 year old DJ on the evening of July 25th.
  • New Lifesaving Tool Now in AnMed Health Helicopter

    New Lifesaving Tool Now in AnMed Health Helicopter

    Friday, July 25 2014 5:40 AM EDT2014-07-25 09:40:44 GMT
    AnMed Health's LifeFlight now carries a new cooler with lifesaving blood and plasma on every call.AnMed Health's LifeFlight now carries a new cooler with lifesaving blood and plasma on every call.
    From the battlefield to the Upstate, new lifesaving technology is going airborne. AnMed Health's LifeFlight is changing the game by bringing a new cooler with blood and plasma on every call.
    From the battlefield to the Upstate, new lifesaving technology is going airborne. AnMed Health's LifeFlight is changing the game by bringing a new cooler with blood and plasma on every call.
  • Oconee Co. Deputies Look for Burglary Suspect

    Oconee Co. Deputies Look for Burglary Suspect

    Thursday, July 24 2014 11:36 PM EDT2014-07-25 03:36:27 GMT
    Oconee County deputies say they're looking for Calvin Clark Webb on charges of receiving stolen goods and accessory charges.Oconee County deputies say they're looking for Calvin Clark Webb on charges of receiving stolen goods and accessory charges.

     Oconee County deputies are looking for a suspect after a July 3rd burglary and larceny in Westminster.

     Oconee County deputies are looking for a suspect after a July 3rd burglary and larceny in Westminster.

  • Haywood County Teen Dies In Pickup Truck Accident

    Haywood County Teen Dies In Pickup Truck Accident

    Thursday, July 24 2014 8:06 PM EDT2014-07-25 00:06:59 GMT
    Haywood County deputies say a teen is dead after being ejected from the bed of a pickup truck Wednesday morning.Haywood County deputies say a teen is dead after being ejected from the bed of a pickup truck Wednesday morning.
     Haywood County deputies say a teen is dead after being ejected from the bed of a pickup truck Wednesday morning.
     Haywood County deputies say a teen is dead after being ejected from the bed of a pickup truck Wednesday morning.

  • Meth Lab Impact In Upstate

    Meth Lab Impact In Upstate

    Thursday, July 24 2014 6:50 PM EDT2014-07-24 22:50:25 GMT

    Drug enforcement officers in one Upstate county have made five meth lab busts in just four weeks. Experts say it's important to know when crimes like this are happening near you.

    Drug enforcement officers in one Upstate county have made five meth lab busts in just four weeks. Experts say it's important to know when crimes like this are happening near you.

  • Bank Robber On The Run In Greenville

    Bank Robber On The Run In Greenville

    Thursday, July 24 2014 6:30 PM EDT2014-07-24 22:30:35 GMT
    Douglas Blaine Fleming, Jr.Douglas Blaine Fleming, Jr.
    According to a tweet from the police department, a bank robbery occurred on the afternoon of July 22nd at the First Citizens Bank in Greenville.
    According to a tweet from the police department, a bank robbery occurred on the afternoon of July 22nd at the First Citizens Bank in Greenville.
  • SC Police Could Start Ticketing Uber Drivers

    SC Police Could Start Ticketing Uber Drivers

    Thursday, July 24 2014 6:28 PM EDT2014-07-24 22:28:52 GMT
    Police in South Carolina might start writing tickets for drivers for the smartphone app Uber, saying its drivers don’t follow city codes for paid drivers.
    Police in South Carolina might start writing tickets for drivers for the smartphone app Uber, saying its drivers don’t follow city codes for paid drivers.
  • SC Teen Competes in Food Network's "Chopped Teen Challenge"

    SC Teen Competes in Food Network's "Chopped Teen Challenge"

    Thursday, July 24 2014 6:26 PM EDT2014-07-24 22:26:31 GMT
    Tommi Rae Fowler will appear on Chopped for the Teen Tournament on July 29.Tommi Rae Fowler will appear on Chopped for the Teen Tournament on July 29.
    Tommi Rae Fowler, 16, of Anderson County was one of 16 teens chosen nationally to compete in the Food Network's first-ever Chopped Teen Challenge series.
    Tommi Rae Fowler, 16, of Anderson County was one of 16 teens chosen nationally to compete in the Food Network's first-ever Chopped Teen Challenge series.
  • Officials Warn Of Phone Scam In Union Co.

    Officials Warn Of Phone Scam In Union Co.

    Thursday, July 24 2014 6:09 PM EDT2014-07-24 22:09:29 GMT
    The scammer calls claiming to be an employee of Lockhart Power warning of a late payment.
    The scammer calls claiming to be an employee of Lockhart Power warning of a late payment.
  • BBB: Research Before You Run

    BBB: Research Before You Run

    Thursday, July 24 2014 5:56 PM EDT2014-07-24 21:56:39 GMT
    BBB: Research Before You RunBBB: Research Before You Run
    The Better Business Bureau has a warning for runners before you sign up for your next 5K. It's seen a lot of complaints recently about runs canceled on short notice with no refunds.
    The Better Business Bureau has a warning for runners before you sign up for your next 5K. It's seen a lot of complaints recently about runs canceled on short notice with no refunds.
  • FAFSA Glitch Prompts Delays, Concerns

    FAFSA Glitch Prompts Delays, Concerns

    Thursday, July 24 2014 5:39 PM EDT2014-07-24 21:39:52 GMT
     A computer glitch on the federal student aid website will delay thousands of applications nationwide and cause many to lose their grants, the Education Department said Thursday. 
     A computer glitch on the federal student aid website will delay thousands of applications nationwide and cause many to lose their grants, the Education Department said Thursday. 

  • Anderson Dist. 5 Adds Sales Tax Referendum To Nov. Ballot

    Anderson Dist. 5 Adds Sales Tax Referendum To Nov. Ballot

    Thursday, July 24 2014 4:57 PM EDT2014-07-24 20:57:05 GMT
    District 5 Approves Sales Tax Referendum For November BallotDistrict 5 Approves Sales Tax Referendum For November Ballot
    Anderson School District 5 voted to add a sales tax referendum to the November election ballot. The referendum will ask you whether you want to raise the sales tax 1% to pay for schools. In District 5, 20% of the money collected would help pay off some of the district's bonds and lower property taxes. District 5 is also asking voters to approve a $60 million bond.
    Anderson School District 5 voted to add a sales tax referendum to the November election ballot. The referendum will ask you whether you want to raise the sales tax 1% to pay for schools. In District 5, 20% of the money collected would help pay off some of the district's bonds and lower property taxes. District 5 is also asking voters to approve a $60 million bond.
  • “Choke Holds” Considered A “Last Resort” In South Carolina

    “Choke Holds” Considered A “Last Resort” In South Carolina

    Thursday, July 24 2014 4:47 PM EDT2014-07-24 20:47:53 GMT
    Cell phone video captured of a New York arrest is raising more questions about police force.Cell phone video captured of a New York arrest is raising more questions about police force.
    Cell phone video captured of a New York arrest is raising more questions about police force.The latest footage surfaced Thursday, but it was shot days before another incident involving a so-called "choke hold" that turned deadly.
    Cell phone video captured of a New York arrest is raising more questions about police force.The latest footage surfaced Thursday, but it was shot days before another incident involving a so-called "choke hold" that turned deadly.
  • Greenville Co. Same-Sex Couples Plan to Apply for Marriage Licenses

    Greenville Co. Same-Sex Couples Plan to Apply for Marriage Licenses

    Thursday, July 24 2014 12:23 PM EDT2014-07-24 16:23:48 GMT
    Half a dozen same-sex couples plan to apply for marriage licenses in Greenville County next week as part of the WE DO campaign.
    Half a dozen same-sex couples plan to apply for marriage licenses in Greenville County next week as part of the WE DO campaign.
  • Greenville Zoo Hosts Ice Cream Social On July 25

    Greenville Zoo Hosts Ice Cream Social On July 25

    Thursday, July 24 2014 12:20 PM EDT2014-07-24 16:20:57 GMT
    The Greenville Zoo is hosting an ice cream social, complete with face painting and other activities, from 11 am until 1 pm on Friday, July 25th.
    The Greenville Zoo is hosting an ice cream social, complete with face painting and other activities, from 11 am until 1 pm on Friday, July 25th.
  • Report: Under Armour Considering Spartanburg For Distribution Hub

    Report: Under Armour Considering Spartanburg For Distribution Hub

    Thursday, July 24 2014 11:39 AM EDT2014-07-24 15:39:53 GMT
    A new distribution center may have Spartanburg on its short list for possible destinations.A new distribution center may have Spartanburg on its short list for possible destinations.
    The Hub City is in the running for Under Armour’s next distribution center, according to our coverage partner the Spartanburg Herald-Journal.
    The Hub City is in the running for Under Armour’s next distribution center, according to our coverage partner the Spartanburg Herald-Journal.
  • French Minister: Missing Plane 'Probably Crashed'

    French Minister: Missing Plane 'Probably Crashed'

    Thursday, July 24 2014 11:00 AM EDT2014-07-24 15:00:12 GMT
    Two French fighter jets are among aircraft scouring the rugged north of Mali for the MD-83 that was traveling from the Burkina Faso capital of Ouagadougou to Algiers, the Algerian capital.Two French fighter jets are among aircraft scouring the rugged north of Mali for the MD-83 that was traveling from the Burkina Faso capital of Ouagadougou to Algiers, the Algerian capital.
    France's foreign minister says the Air Algerie flight that has gone missing over Mali has "probably crashed." Laurent Fabius says "no trace" of the plane has been found. 

    France's foreign minister says the Air Algerie flight that has gone missing over Mali has "probably crashed." Laurent Fabius says "no trace" of the plane has been found. 


  • Deputies: Shoplifter Tried To Sell Clothes Near Store

    Deputies: Shoplifter Tried To Sell Clothes Near Store

    Thursday, July 24 2014 10:46 AM EDT2014-07-24 14:46:50 GMT
    Kenshuwn GoodKenshuwn Good
    Spartanburg County deputies arrested a man who they say stole clothes from one store and tried to sell them to a used clothing store across the parking lot. The Spartanburg County Sheriff's Office arrested Kenshuwn Good and charged him with shoplifting Wednesday at a Kohl's store on Franklin Avenue.
    Spartanburg County deputies arrested a man who they say stole clothes from one store and tried to sell them to a used clothing store across the parking lot. The Spartanburg County Sheriff's Office arrested Kenshuwn Good and charged him with shoplifting Wednesday at a Kohl's store on Franklin Avenue.
  • Liquid Found In Purse Claimed As Urine Tests Positive For Meth

    Liquid Found In Purse Claimed As Urine Tests Positive For Meth

    Thursday, July 24 2014 10:10 AM EDT2014-07-24 14:10:01 GMT
    Deputies in Spartanburg say they have charged a woman with possession of meth after they say she had a prescription bottle with a liquid substance inside that tested positive for meth on July 23rd.
    Deputies in Spartanburg say they have charged a woman with possession of meth after they say she had a prescription bottle with a liquid substance inside that tested positive for meth on July 23rd.
  • Man Arrested In Thomasville Standoff

    Man Arrested In Thomasville Standoff

    Thursday, July 24 2014 10:00 AM EDT2014-07-24 14:00:09 GMT
    Police in Thomasville who arrested a man after a standoff say he's the same man seen in a video in Charlotte riding on top of his girlfriend's car on Interstate 77. Twenty-two-year-old Rakeem Nishan Leverett of Lexington was arrested around 6:30 p.m. Tuesday on charges of assault, larceny and resisting arrest.
    Police in Thomasville who arrested a man after a standoff say he's the same man seen in a video in Charlotte riding on top of his girlfriend's car on Interstate 77. Twenty-two-year-old Rakeem Nishan Leverett of Lexington was arrested around 6:30 p.m. Tuesday on charges of assault, larceny and resisting arrest.
  • Upstate Teachers Trained In STEM Concepts

    Upstate Teachers Trained In STEM Concepts

    Thursday, July 24 2014 7:20 AM EDT2014-07-24 11:20:34 GMT
    Teachers in Greenville County are being trained in STEM concepts this week.Teachers in Greenville County are being trained in STEM concepts this week.

    Middle school teachers in Greenville County are receiving training this week through Clemson University and Bosch Corporation to develop more experts in the STEM teaching method.

    Middle school teachers in Greenville County are receiving training this week through Clemson University and Bosch Corporation to develop more experts in the STEM teaching method.

  • Upstate Organization Heads To Chicago To Help Stop Gun Violence

    Upstate Organization Heads To Chicago To Help Stop Gun Violence

    Thursday, July 24 2014 6:23 AM EDT2014-07-24 10:23:08 GMT
    Put Down The Guns Young People will be heading to Chicago tonight to help curb gun violence in that area.Put Down The Guns Young People will be heading to Chicago tonight to help curb gun violence in that area.
    An Upstate organization is heading to Chicago on July 24th to help curb gun violence in that area after claiming to find success with stopping gun violence here in Greenville.
    An Upstate organization is heading to Chicago on July 24th to help curb gun violence in that area after claiming to find success with stopping gun violence here in Greenville.
  • Man Found Guilty Of Attempted Murder In Taco Bell Shooting

    Man Found Guilty Of Attempted Murder In Taco Bell Shooting

    Thursday, July 24 2014 6:08 AM EDT2014-07-24 10:08:29 GMT
    The 7th Circuit Solicitor's Office says that a Spartanburg man received a 30-year prison sentence for shooting a person in a Taco Bell parking lot in 2013.
    The 7th Circuit Solicitor's Office says that a Spartanburg man received a 30-year prison sentence for shooting a person in a Taco Bell parking lot in 2013.
  • Third Annual Summer On August Kicks Off On July 24th

    Third Annual Summer On August Kicks Off On July 24th

    Thursday, July 24 2014 6:00 AM EDT2014-07-24 10:00:08 GMT
    Summer on Augusta kicks off on July 24th with a block party from 5 pm until 8 pm.Summer on Augusta kicks off on July 24th with a block party from 5 pm until 8 pm.
    A four day festival to celebrate Augusta Road’s importance to the community kicks off on July 24th at Capers Place.
    A four day festival to celebrate Augusta Road’s importance to the community kicks off on July 24th at Capers Place.
  • SC District 1 Strong In Opening Game In Big League World Series

    SC District 1 Strong In Opening Game In Big League World Series

    Thursday, July 24 2014 5:09 AM EDT2014-07-24 09:09:32 GMT
    Adam Hill of SC District 1 recorded 7 strikeouts in 6 innings of action in a 5-1 victory in their opening game of the Big League World Series.
    Adam Hill of SC District 1 recorded 7 strikeouts in 6 innings of action in a 5-1 victory in their opening game of the Big League World Series.
  • 5th Meth Lab Busted In 4 Weeks In Greenwood Co.

    5th Meth Lab Busted In 4 Weeks In Greenwood Co.

    Thursday, July 24 2014 4:46 AM EDT2014-07-24 08:46:04 GMT
    Photo: Materials generally used in a Meth LabPhoto: Materials generally used in a Meth Lab
    The Greenwood County Sheriff's Office says they have busted their 5th meth lab in 4 weeks after they say they found an active meth lab on Highway 178 south on Wednesday.
    The Greenwood County Sheriff's Office says they have busted their 5th meth lab in 4 weeks after they say they found an active meth lab on Highway 178 south on Wednesday.
  • Greenville Names New Police Chief, Interim to Retire

    Greenville Names New Police Chief, Interim to Retire

    Thursday, July 24 2014 4:44 AM EDT2014-07-24 08:44:40 GMT
    Ken Miller, from the Greensboro Police Department in North Carolina, will lead the city's police force starting in September of this year. 
    Ken Miller, from the Greensboro Police Department in North Carolina, will lead the city's police force starting in September of this year. 
  • NC Senate Gives Initial OK To Sales Tax Changes

    NC Senate Gives Initial OK To Sales Tax Changes

    Thursday, July 24 2014 4:42 AM EDT2014-07-24 08:42:29 GMT
    Debate on legislation that alters how counties can raise local sales taxes opened old fault lines between urban and rural North Carolina.Debate on legislation that alters how counties can raise local sales taxes opened old fault lines between urban and rural North Carolina.
    Debate on legislation that alters how counties can raise local sales taxes opened old fault lines between urban and rural North Carolina. The Senate tentatively approved Wednesday a measure that would place a cap on what counties can levy in sales taxes. A final senate vote could come Thursday.
    Debate on legislation that alters how counties can raise local sales taxes opened old fault lines between urban and rural North Carolina. The Senate tentatively approved Wednesday a measure that would place a cap on what counties can levy in sales taxes. A final senate vote could come Thursday.
  • NC Sterilization Agency Reports 780 Claims Filed

    NC Sterilization Agency Reports 780 Claims Filed

    Thursday, July 24 2014 4:38 AM EDT2014-07-24 08:38:09 GMT
    Nearly 800 people thought to be victims of North Carolina's sterilization program have submitted forms to claim compensation from the state.Nearly 800 people thought to be victims of North Carolina's sterilization program have submitted forms to claim compensation from the state.
    Nearly 800 people thought to be victims of North Carolina's sterilization program have submitted forms to claim compensation from the state. The Office for Justice of Sterilization Victims says as of July 17, it has received 780 forms from potential eugenics board victims.
    Nearly 800 people thought to be victims of North Carolina's sterilization program have submitted forms to claim compensation from the state. The Office for Justice of Sterilization Victims says as of July 17, it has received 780 forms from potential eugenics board victims.
  • Greenville Co. Walking Tour Highlights Road Congestion

    Greenville Co. Walking Tour Highlights Road Congestion

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 6:57 PM EDT2014-07-23 22:57:09 GMT

    The Greenville County Roads Commission says congestion is one of several focuses in a 150 page ordinance to use a tax to fix traffic trouble.

    The Greenville County Roads Commission says congestion is one of several focuses in a 150 page ordinance to use a tax to fix traffic trouble.

  • DSS Will Ask to Hire 202 More People to Handle Caseload

    DSS Will Ask to Hire 202 More People to Handle Caseload

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 6:36 PM EDT2014-07-23 22:36:52 GMT
    Jessica Hanak-Coulter, DSS deputy director, testifies Wed.Jessica Hanak-Coulter, DSS deputy director, testifies Wed.
    The South Carolina Department of Social Services will ask lawmakers next year for the budget to hire 202 more people, 109 of which would be caseworkers to lessen the burden on those with heavy caseloads now.
    The South Carolina Department of Social Services will ask lawmakers next year for the budget to hire 202 more people, 109 of which would be caseworkers to lessen the burden on those with heavy caseloads now.
  • Thousands Left Without Power In Spartanburg Co. Wednesday

    Thousands Left Without Power In Spartanburg Co. Wednesday

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 5:54 PM EDT2014-07-23 21:54:32 GMT
    Duke Energy officials say the problem stems from a substation. Duke Energy officials say the problem stems from a substation.
    As of around 6 p.m., Duke Energy says service has been returned to most of those customers. 
    As of around 6 p.m., Duke Energy says service has been returned to most of those customers. 
  • Clemson Students Repair SC Botanical Garden Signage, Bridges

    Clemson Students Repair SC Botanical Garden Signage, Bridges

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 5:51 PM EDT2014-07-23 21:51:18 GMT
    Flooding in July 2013 damaged much of the SC Botanical Garden.Flooding in July 2013 damaged much of the SC Botanical Garden.
    After heavy rains in 2013, architecture students from Clemson say they are ready to re-introduce the public to the newly reconstructed SC Botanical Garden.
    After heavy rains in 2013, architecture students from Clemson say they are ready to re-introduce the public to the newly reconstructed SC Botanical Garden.
  • Easley Hosts Big League World Series

    Easley Hosts Big League World Series

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 5:15 PM EDT2014-07-23 21:15:18 GMT
    The Big League World Series starts on July 23rd at JB Red Owens Baseball Complex in Easley at 4 pm, and will last through the night of July 30th.
    The Big League World Series starts on July 23rd at JB Red Owens Baseball Complex in Easley at 4 pm, and will last through the night of July 30th.
  • Apartment Fire Damages Three Units In Spartanburg

    Apartment Fire Damages Three Units In Spartanburg

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 5:03 PM EDT2014-07-23 21:03:15 GMT
    Red Cross is assisting after an apartment fire damages three units in Spartanburg Wednesday.Red Cross is assisting after an apartment fire damages three units in Spartanburg Wednesday.
    Red Cross is assisting after an apartment fire damages three units in Spartanburg Wednesday.
    Red Cross is assisting after an apartment fire damages three units in Spartanburg Wednesday.
  • Taylors Woman Charged In Husband's Murder

    Taylors Woman Charged In Husband's Murder

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 4:51 PM EDT2014-07-23 20:51:31 GMT
    Greenville County deputies arrested Ramona Gilmore and charged her in the stabbing death of her husband, Lawrence Bress. Gilmore faces murder and weapon possession charges. Deputies say Gilmore stabbed Bress Saturday after an argument at The Granite at Taylors apartment complex.   
    Greenville County deputies arrested Ramona Gilmore and charged her in the stabbing death of her husband, Lawrence Bress. Gilmore faces murder and weapon possession charges. Deputies say Gilmore stabbed Bress Saturday after an argument at The Granite at Taylors apartment complex.   
  • Man Shot Outside Greenville County Nightclub

    Man Shot Outside Greenville County Nightclub

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 4:32 PM EDT2014-07-23 20:32:55 GMT
    Deputies: Security Guard Shot Richard Pou Outside The Element 91 Club.Deputies: Security Guard Shot Richard Pou Outside The Element 91 Club.

    Greenville County deputies say a security guard shot Richard Allen Pou outside the nightclub, Element 91, around 1:30 Wednesday morning. Pou was kicked out of the club for fighting, but got a gun and tried to go back. That's when investigators say the security guard confronted Pou, and shot him, when Pou pointed the gun at him.

    Greenville County deputies say a security guard shot Richard Allen Pou outside the nightclub, Element 91, around 1:30 Wednesday morning. Pou was kicked out of the club for fighting, but got a gun and tried to go back. That's when investigators say the security guard confronted Pou, and shot him, when Pou pointed the gun at him.

  • Converse Basketball Coach Resigns After Shoplifting Charge

    Converse Basketball Coach Resigns After Shoplifting Charge

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 3:18 PM EDT2014-07-23 19:18:20 GMT
    Kaye Waldrep, Converse College's Head Basketball Coach has resigned after officials say she was accused of shoplifting Tuesday. The Spartanburg County Sheriff's Office says Waldrep was ticketed after they were called to Kohl's in Spartanburg.
    Kaye Waldrep, Converse College's Head Basketball Coach has resigned after officials say she was accused of shoplifting Tuesday. The Spartanburg County Sheriff's Office says Waldrep was ticketed after they were called to Kohl's in Spartanburg.
  • Sealed Air To Relocate Upstate Jobs To Charlotte

    Sealed Air To Relocate Upstate Jobs To Charlotte

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 1:51 PM EDT2014-07-23 17:51:23 GMT
    Sealed Air is planning to relocate 1,200 jobs nationwide to CharlotteSealed Air is planning to relocate 1,200 jobs nationwide to Charlotte
    Sealed Air is planning to relocate more than 1,200 jobs nationwide to Charlotte over the next three years, including around 750 jobs from the Upstate.
    Sealed Air is planning to relocate more than 1,200 jobs nationwide to Charlotte over the next three years, including around 750 jobs from the Upstate.
  • Upstate Job Fairs July 24th

    Upstate Job Fairs July 24th

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 12:31 PM EDT2014-07-23 16:31:38 GMT
    The Upstate will host two job fairs on July 24th.The Upstate will host two job fairs on July 24th.
    Job seekers will have two opportunities to find employment on July 24th.
    Job seekers will have two opportunities to find employment on July 24th.
  • Stray Cat Exposes Person to Rabies in Greenville Co.

    Stray Cat Exposes Person to Rabies in Greenville Co.

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 12:17 PM EDT2014-07-23 16:17:46 GMT
    A stray cat exposed a Greenville County resident to rabies. The Department of Health and Environmental Control says this is the fourth animal in Greenville County to test positive for rabies this year.
    A stray cat exposed a Greenville County resident to rabies. The Department of Health and Environmental Control says this is the fourth animal in Greenville County to test positive for rabies this year.
  • Asheville Officer Won't Face Charges In Teen Death

    Asheville Officer Won't Face Charges In Teen Death

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 11:17 AM EDT2014-07-23 15:17:14 GMT
    The Asheville Citizen-Times reported that District Attorney Ron Moore's decision comes 10 months after 19-year-old Alexander Jamar Marion was killed.The Asheville Citizen-Times reported that District Attorney Ron Moore's decision comes 10 months after 19-year-old Alexander Jamar Marion was killed.
    Prosecutors say an Asheville police officer will not be charged in the shooting death of a teen who led police on a chase following a home break-in. The Asheville Citizen-Times reported that District Attorney Ron Moore's decision comes 10 months after 19-year-old Alexander Jamar Marion was killed.
    Prosecutors say an Asheville police officer will not be charged in the shooting death of a teen who led police on a chase following a home break-in. The Asheville Citizen-Times reported that District Attorney Ron Moore's decision comes 10 months after 19-year-old Alexander Jamar Marion was killed.
  • A Stranger’s Gift for Grieving Parents of Baby Who Died at Daycare

    A Stranger’s Gift for Grieving Parents of Baby Who Died at Daycare

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 10:34 AM EDT2014-07-23 14:34:27 GMT
    The Martin family got these rings, which are hand-stamped with their daughter's nicknames, from a stranger in Tennessee. (Photo Courtesy: Kathryn Martin)The Martin family got these rings, which are hand-stamped with their daughter's nicknames, from a stranger in Tennessee. (Photo Courtesy: Kathryn Martin)

    A grieving family got a special gift in the mail from an out-of-state stranger exactly five months after their daughter Kellie Rynn died at a Greenville County daycare.

    A grieving family got a special gift in the mail from an out-of-state stranger exactly five months after their daughter Kellie Rynn died at a Greenville County daycare.

  • Report: Plane Crashes In Taiwan, Killing 51 People

    Report: Plane Crashes In Taiwan, Killing 51 People

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 10:29 AM EDT2014-07-23 14:29:40 GMT
    Taiwan's Central News Agency says a plane has crashed in a failed emergency landing, killing 51 people.Taiwan's Central News Agency says a plane has crashed in a failed emergency landing, killing 51 people.
    Taiwan's Central News Agency says a plane has crashed in a failed emergency landing, killing 51 people. The news agency cited the head of the fire department in the Taiwanese county of Penghu as saying that seven people were also injured in the crash.
    Taiwan's Central News Agency says a plane has crashed in a failed emergency landing, killing 51 people. The news agency cited the head of the fire department in the Taiwanese county of Penghu as saying that seven people were also injured in the crash.
  • Spartanburg Should Meet Deadline For Info. Used For Gun Background Checks

    Spartanburg Should Meet Deadline For Info. Used For Gun Background Checks

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 9:47 AM EDT2014-07-23 13:47:11 GMT
    The Spartanburg County Council reports that they only have about 75 cases of mentally incompetent or persons admitted to a mental health facility still to report to the national database.
    The Spartanburg County Council reports that they only have about 75 cases of mentally incompetent or persons admitted to a mental health facility still to report to the national database.
  • Sunday Alcohol Sales Vote In Greer Advances To Final Reading

    Sunday Alcohol Sales Vote In Greer Advances To Final Reading

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 9:06 AM EDT2014-07-23 13:06:15 GMT
    Authorities from the City of Greer say that July 22nd’s reading for the proposed sales of beer or wine on Sunday passed 6-1.
    Authorities from the City of Greer say that July 22nd’s reading for the proposed sales of beer or wine on Sunday passed 6-1.
  • Fraternity Cyclists Ride To Help People With Disabilities

    Fraternity Cyclists Ride To Help People With Disabilities

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 7:05 AM EDT2014-07-23 11:05:06 GMT
    Push America’s Journey of Hope will be riding through the Upstate on July 23rd as part of a fundraiser that has brought in over $500,000 for people with disabilities.
    Push America’s Journey of Hope will be riding through the Upstate on July 23rd as part of a fundraiser that has brought in over $500,000 for people with disabilities.
  • Citizens Demand Infrastructure Changes To Gvl. Roads

    Citizens Demand Infrastructure Changes To Gvl. Roads

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 5:26 AM EDT2014-07-23 09:26:10 GMT
    Citizens for a Better Greenville County are hoping to gain votes for infrastructure improvements with a walking tour today.Citizens for a Better Greenville County are hoping to gain votes for infrastructure improvements with a walking tour today.
    Citizens for a Better Greenville County will be showing local leaders and residents the worst roads in the area in the morning of July 23rd.
    Citizens for a Better Greenville County will be showing local leaders and residents the worst roads in the area in the morning of July 23rd.
  • 10-Year-Old Facing Felony Charges in Asheville Vehicle Fires

    10-Year-Old Facing Felony Charges in Asheville Vehicle Fires

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 4:19 AM EDT2014-07-23 08:19:46 GMT
    An Asheville 10-year-old is facing more than dozen felony charges in a string of vehicle break-ins and fires that occurred over the weekend.
    An Asheville 10-year-old is facing more than dozen felony charges in a string of vehicle break-ins and fires that occurred over the weekend.
  • Spartanburg Woman Accused Of Biting Repo Driver Has History Of Run-Ins

    Spartanburg Woman Accused Of Biting Repo Driver Has History Of Run-Ins

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 4:17 AM EDT2014-07-23 08:17:11 GMT
    According to Spartanburg Public Safety reports, Lakeisha Smith, the woman who allegedly bit a repossession employee, has been in trouble in connection with incidents during repos twice before.
    According to Spartanburg Public Safety reports, Lakeisha Smith, the woman who allegedly bit a repossession employee, has been in trouble in connection with incidents during repos twice before.
  • Traffic Flowing Again On I-85 NB At Exit 54 After An Accident Blocked All Lanes

    Traffic Flowing Again On I-85 NB At Exit 54 After An Accident Blocked All Lanes

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 12:00 AM EDT2014-07-23 04:00:42 GMT
    According to the South Carolina Department of Transportation's real time traffic information, all lanes of I-85 Northbound are back open again after an accident closed down all lanes at Exit 54.
    According to the South Carolina Department of Transportation's real time traffic information, all lanes of I-85 Northbound are back open again after an accident closed down all lanes at Exit 54.

  • Hice Wins GOP Runoff In Broun's 10th District

    Hice Wins GOP Runoff In Broun's 10th District

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 11:26 PM EDT2014-07-23 03:26:22 GMT
    Minister and talk radio host Jody Hice has won the nomination of Republicans trying to choose a successor to GOP Rep. Paul Broun of Athens.
    Minister and talk radio host Jody Hice has won the nomination of Republicans trying to choose a successor to GOP Rep. Paul Broun of Athens.
  • Man Dies One Mile From Home In Anderson County Wreck

    Man Dies One Mile From Home In Anderson County Wreck

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 10:06 PM EDT2014-07-23 02:06:22 GMT
    The driver was heading east on Browns Avenue Extension when their truck ran off the road and struck a tree.The driver was heading east on Browns Avenue Extension when their truck ran off the road and struck a tree.
    The South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal accident in Anderson County after a truck ran off the road and hit a tree Tuesday. 
    The South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal accident in Anderson County after a truck ran off the road and hit a tree Tuesday. 
  • Man Shot At Prosperity Block Party Charged With Murder

    Man Shot At Prosperity Block Party Charged With Murder

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 8:54 PM EDT2014-07-23 00:54:06 GMT
    Authorities say a man wounded in a shooting at a party in Newberry County last weekend has been charged with murder in the death of another person at the gathering.
    Authorities say a man wounded in a shooting at a party in Newberry County last weekend has been charged with murder in the death of another person at the gathering.
  • Golden Corral Robbery Is Latest In String Of Crime

    Golden Corral Robbery Is Latest In String Of Crime

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 8:46 PM EDT2014-07-23 00:46:36 GMT
    Spartanburg Police continue to search for the man they say robbed the Golden Corral on the west side of the city Monday.
    Spartanburg Police continue to search for the man they say robbed the Golden Corral on the west side of the city Monday.
  • Warning About Latest Scams Hitting Upstate

    Warning About Latest Scams Hitting Upstate

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 6:39 PM EDT2014-07-22 22:39:39 GMT

    An Upstate Sheriff's Office has a warning about scams hitting our area right now. They're targeting people by phone and email.

    An Upstate Sheriff's Office has a warning about scams hitting our area right now. They're targeting people by phone and email.

  • SC 45th Nationwide in Children’s Well-Being

    SC 45th Nationwide in Children’s Well-Being

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 6:25 PM EDT2014-07-22 22:25:37 GMT
     About 23 percent of the state's children were in poverty in 2005, rising to 27 percent in 2012. About 23 percent of the state's children were in poverty in 2005, rising to 27 percent in 2012.
    South Carolina still ranks near the bottom in the overall well-being of its children. That's a finding from the latest Kids Count survey released Tuesday by the Annie E. Casey Foundation. The ranking of 45th overall in children's ability to succeed is the same as last year's report.
    South Carolina still ranks near the bottom in the overall well-being of its children. That's a finding from the latest Kids Count survey released Tuesday by the Annie E. Casey Foundation. The ranking of 45th overall in children's ability to succeed is the same as last year's report.
  • Water Discoloration, Taste & Odor Issues In Clemson

    Water Discoloration, Taste & Odor Issues In Clemson

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 5:07 PM EDT2014-07-22 21:07:51 GMT
    Clemson Water Customers Report Discolored WaterClemson Water Customers Report Discolored Water
    The City of Clemson says customers have experienced discolored water over the past several weeks. That's because of pockets of dirty water left in the system from a waterline break at Anderson Regional Joint Water System. ARJWS flushed the transmission lines to other water providers. The City of Clemson has flushed its system over the past several weeks as well.
    The City of Clemson says customers have experienced discolored water over the past several weeks. That's because of pockets of dirty water left in the system from a waterline break at Anderson Regional Joint Water System. ARJWS flushed the transmission lines to other water providers. The City of Clemson has flushed its system over the past several weeks as well.
  • Help Oconee County Deputies Solve 3 Drive-By Shootings

    Help Oconee County Deputies Solve 3 Drive-By Shootings

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 4:51 PM EDT2014-07-22 20:51:47 GMT
    Deputies Search For New Leads In 3 Drive-By ShootingsDeputies Search For New Leads In 3 Drive-By Shootings
    Oconee County deputies need your help with an investigation into three drive-by shootings. On April 10, 2013, someone in a blue Crown Victoria shot at a home on Gallow Way an a hour and a half later, targeted a home on Dyar Road. No one was hurt, but there was some property damage. On February 1, 2014, deputies were called to the same Dyar Road address in regards to a possible drive-by.
    Oconee County deputies need your help with an investigation into three drive-by shootings. On April 10, 2013, someone in a blue Crown Victoria shot at a home on Gallow Way an a hour and a half later, targeted a home on Dyar Road. No one was hurt, but there was some property damage. On February 1, 2014, deputies were called to the same Dyar Road address in regards to a possible drive-by.
  • Upstate Man Charged With Making Meth

    Upstate Man Charged With Making Meth

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 1:48 PM EDT2014-07-22 17:48:26 GMT
    John Scott Vassey, 41John Scott Vassey, 41
    Oconee County deputies arrested a Seneca man this week, charging him with manufacturing methamphetamine. John Scott Vassey, 41, was booked into the Oconee County Detention Center Sunday morning.
    Oconee County deputies arrested a Seneca man this week, charging him with manufacturing methamphetamine. John Scott Vassey, 41, was booked into the Oconee County Detention Center Sunday morning.
  • Three Job Fairs In Greenville, Spartanburg On July 23rd

    Three Job Fairs In Greenville, Spartanburg On July 23rd

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 1:20 PM EDT2014-07-22 17:20:35 GMT
    The Upstate will host three job fairs on July 23rd.The Upstate will host three job fairs on July 23rd.
    There are three job fairs going on today in Greenville and Spartanburg on July 23rd.
    There are three job fairs going on today in Greenville and Spartanburg on July 23rd.
  • Mysterious White Flags Appear Atop Brooklyn Bridge

    Mysterious White Flags Appear Atop Brooklyn Bridge

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 12:49 PM EDT2014-07-22 16:49:48 GMT
    YouTubeYouTube
    The white flags - international symbols of surrender - fluttered Tuesday from poles on the stone supports that hold cables above the bridge connecting Brooklyn and Manhattan.
    The white flags - international symbols of surrender - fluttered Tuesday from poles on the stone supports that hold cables above the bridge connecting Brooklyn and Manhattan.
  • Man Hit In Face With Hatchet In Spartanburg, Police Say

    Man Hit In Face With Hatchet In Spartanburg, Police Say

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 12:07 PM EDT2014-07-22 16:07:37 GMT
    A Spartanburg man has been charged with aggravated assault and battery after deputies believe he struck a man in the face with a hatchet.
    A Spartanburg man has been charged with aggravated assault and battery after deputies believe he struck a man in the face with a hatchet.
  • Wreck On I-85S In Spartanburg Co. Slows Tuesday Traffic

    Wreck On I-85S In Spartanburg Co. Slows Tuesday Traffic

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 11:57 AM EDT2014-07-22 15:57:56 GMT
    South Carolina Department of Transportation cameras showed the crash happened near the 61 mile marker.
    South Carolina Department of Transportation cameras showed the crash happened near the 61 mile marker.
  • Goodwill, Feds Investigate Possible Data Breach

    Goodwill, Feds Investigate Possible Data Breach

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 11:07 AM EDT2014-07-22 15:07:53 GMT
    Goodwill operates more than 2,900 stores and takes in annual retail sales of $3.79 billion.Goodwill operates more than 2,900 stores and takes in annual retail sales of $3.79 billion.
    Nonprofit organization Goodwill Industries Inc. is working with federal officials to investigate a possible security breach.  Investigators are reviewing information, but so far no data breach has been discovered. 
    Nonprofit organization Goodwill Industries Inc. is working with federal officials to investigate a possible security breach.  Investigators are reviewing information, but so far no data breach has been discovered. 
  • California Firm Issues Nationwide Fruit Recall

    California Firm Issues Nationwide Fruit Recall

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 10:31 AM EDT2014-07-22 14:31:15 GMT
    Listeria bacteria can cause a dangerous flu-like illness.Listeria bacteria can cause a dangerous flu-like illness.
    A Central California company has issued a voluntary nationwide recall of specific lots of its fresh peaches, plums, nectarines and pluots over concerns of possible listeria contamination. Wawona Packing says on its website that no illnesses have been reported and the recall is a precautionary measure.
    A Central California company has issued a voluntary nationwide recall of specific lots of its fresh peaches, plums, nectarines and pluots over concerns of possible listeria contamination. Wawona Packing says on its website that no illnesses have been reported and the recall is a precautionary measure.
  • Taylors Couple Wins $1M On Powerball

    Taylors Couple Wins $1M On Powerball

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 10:12 AM EDT2014-07-22 14:12:56 GMT
    He matched the first five white ball numbers drawn - 5, 15, 18, 26 and 32 - to win $1 million. He matched the first five white ball numbers drawn - 5, 15, 18, 26 and 32 - to win $1 million.
    A couple from Taylors insists winning $1 million won't change them. He matched the first five white ball numbers drawn - 5, 15, 18, 26 and 32 - to win. 
    A couple from Taylors insists winning $1 million won't change them. He matched the first five white ball numbers drawn - 5, 15, 18, 26 and 32 - to win. 
  • Lockhart Power To Hold Public Hearing On Electric Rates Increase

    Lockhart Power To Hold Public Hearing On Electric Rates Increase

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 8:04 AM EDT2014-07-22 12:04:22 GMT
    A public hearing on Lockhart Power will be held tonight in Union.A public hearing on Lockhart Power will be held tonight in Union.
    A public hearing has been scheduled for the evening of July 22nd in regard to an increase of Lockhart Power Company’s electric rates.
    A public hearing has been scheduled for the evening of July 22nd in regard to an increase of Lockhart Power Company’s electric rates.
  • Tyger River Park Hosts Free Concert On July 22nd

    Tyger River Park Hosts Free Concert On July 22nd

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 7:51 AM EDT2014-07-22 11:51:39 GMT
    The Tyger River Park in Duncan will be hosting a free concert in the evening of July 22nd.
    The Tyger River Park in Duncan will be hosting a free concert in the evening of July 22nd.
  • Spartanburg Man Allegedly Hits Two People With Sword

    Spartanburg Man Allegedly Hits Two People With Sword

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 6:52 AM EDT2014-07-22 10:52:31 GMT
    A Spartanburg man has been charged by deputies on Monday with two counts of aggravated assault and battery after allegedly swinging a sword at a man and a woman.
    A Spartanburg man has been charged by deputies on Monday with two counts of aggravated assault and battery after allegedly swinging a sword at a man and a woman.
  • Anderson Museum To Showcase WWI and WWII Cards

    Anderson Museum To Showcase WWI and WWII Cards

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 6:15 AM EDT2014-07-22 10:15:06 GMT
    The Anderson County Museum will be hosting a unique showcase this evening starting at 5:45 pm.The Anderson County Museum will be hosting a unique showcase this evening starting at 5:45 pm.
    The Anderson County Museum will be showcasing a collection of trinkets on the evening of July 22nd.
    The Anderson County Museum will be showcasing a collection of trinkets on the evening of July 22nd.
  • 21 Spartanburg Youth To Receive $150 For Back To School Shopping

    21 Spartanburg Youth To Receive $150 For Back To School Shopping

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 5:59 AM EDT2014-07-22 09:59:00 GMT
    The Panthers and Academy have teamed up to give 21 Spartanburg students a $150 shopping spree this evening.The Panthers and Academy have teamed up to give 21 Spartanburg students a $150 shopping spree this evening.
    Academy in Spartanburg and the Carolina Panthers are teaming up to give 21 Spartanburg students a $150 shopping spree in the evening of July 22nd.
    Academy in Spartanburg and the Carolina Panthers are teaming up to give 21 Spartanburg students a $150 shopping spree in the evening of July 22nd.
  • Extension Of Swamp Rabbit Trail Opens July 22nd

    Extension Of Swamp Rabbit Trail Opens July 22nd

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 5:42 AM EDT2014-07-22 09:42:38 GMT
    The Swamp Rabbit Trail is introducing over a mile of newly paved paths in the Travelers Rest area before noon on July 22nd.
    The Swamp Rabbit Trail is introducing over a mile of newly paved paths in the Travelers Rest area before noon on July 22nd.
  • Fire Under Control in Cowpens

    Fire Under Control in Cowpens

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 5:28 AM EDT2014-07-22 09:28:36 GMT

    According to our crew on scene, the fire at 175 Mr Cash Drive in Cowpens is under control.

    According to our crew on scene, the fire at 175 Mr Cash Drive in Cowpens is under control.

  • Former Westminster Police Chief Pleads Guilty

    Former Westminster Police Chief Pleads Guilty

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 5:17 AM EDT2014-07-22 09:17:46 GMT
    Johnny Scott Bannister, the former Westminster police chief, pled guilty on Monday for crimes he committed in office.
    Johnny Scott Bannister, the former Westminster police chief, pled guilty on Monday for crimes he committed in office.
  • Spartanburg Co. Sunday Alcohol Sales Up To Voters In Nov.

    Spartanburg Co. Sunday Alcohol Sales Up To Voters In Nov.

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 4:46 AM EDT2014-07-22 08:46:30 GMT
    Spartanburg County Council passed a third reading of the referendum Monday evening.
    Spartanburg County Council passed a third reading of the referendum Monday evening.
  • Police Looking For Suspect In Dollar General Robbery

    Police Looking For Suspect In Dollar General Robbery

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 4:42 AM EDT2014-07-22 08:42:40 GMT
    The Spartanburg Police Department is looking for a suspect for an armed robbery at the Dollar General on J.B. White Senior Blvd.
    The Spartanburg Police Department is looking for a suspect for an armed robbery at the Dollar General on J.B. White Senior Blvd.
  • Plane Thought to Have Landing Gear Issues Lands Safely At GSP

    Plane Thought to Have Landing Gear Issues Lands Safely At GSP

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 4:41 AM EDT2014-07-22 08:41:27 GMT
    A plane thought to have landing gear issues, has landed safely at GSP International Airport.A plane thought to have landing gear issues, has landed safely at GSP International Airport.
    A plane thought to have landing gear issues has landed safely at GSP International Airport after pilots thought they blew a tire. 
    A plane thought to have landing gear issues has landed safely at GSP International Airport after pilots thought they blew a tire. 
  • More Chikungunya Cases Confirmed In SC

    More Chikungunya Cases Confirmed In SC

    Monday, July 21 2014 6:44 PM EDT2014-07-21 22:44:59 GMT

    Three cases of the chikungunya virus have now been reported in South Carolina. And all the rain we're seeing in the Upstate means we'll soon be seeing more mosquitoes.

    Three cases of the chikungunya virus have now been reported in South Carolina. And all the rain we're seeing in the Upstate means we'll soon be seeing more mosquitoes.

  • First SC Bridge Built Using New Money Source Opens

    First SC Bridge Built Using New Money Source Opens

    Monday, July 21 2014 6:32 PM EDT2014-07-21 22:32:23 GMT
    This new bridge in Cherokee Co. officially opened Monday.This new bridge in Cherokee Co. officially opened Monday.
    The first bridge in South Carolina built using a new source of money is open to traffic, after a ribbon-cutting ceremony Monday. The bridge is on Jumping Branch Road near Blacksburg.
    The first bridge in South Carolina built using a new source of money is open to traffic, after a ribbon-cutting ceremony Monday. The bridge is on Jumping Branch Road near Blacksburg.
  • Facebook Page Of Deceased Anderson Co. Man Becomes Active

    Facebook Page Of Deceased Anderson Co. Man Becomes Active

    Monday, July 21 2014 6:21 PM EDT2014-07-21 22:21:41 GMT
    An Anderson County family is learning, sometimes you are forced to protect a loved one’s online presence after you die.
    An Anderson County family is learning, sometimes you are forced to protect a loved one’s online presence after you die.

  • CWP Applications Double in 3 Years in SC

    CWP Applications Double in 3 Years in SC

    Monday, July 21 2014 5:55 PM EDT2014-07-21 21:55:20 GMT
    The number of concealed weapons permit applications, or CWPs , has more than doubled in South Carolina over the last three years. Because of the attention on CWPs after new laws in August of last year and February of this year, we took a look at the numbers and what the state is doing to keep guns out of the wrong hands.The new law last August prohibits anyone declared by a judge to be mentally unfit from buying a gun, and reports those court rulings to the National Instant Background Check S...
    The number of concealed weapons permit applications, or CWPs , has more than doubled in South Carolina over the last three years. Because of the attention on CWPs after new laws in August of last year and February of this year, we took a look at the numbers and what the state is doing to keep guns out of the wrong hands.The new law last August prohibits anyone declared by a judge to be mentally unfit from buying a gun, and reports those court rulings to the National Instant Background Check S...
  • 2 People Charged After Oconee Co. Deputies Find Meth Lab

    2 People Charged After Oconee Co. Deputies Find Meth Lab

    Monday, July 21 2014 4:59 PM EDT2014-07-21 20:59:36 GMT
    Matthew Sosby And Erica Richardson Faced Drug Charges After Meth Labs Found In Oconee CountyMatthew Sosby And Erica Richardson Faced Drug Charges After Meth Labs Found In Oconee County
    Oconee County deputies arrested Matthew Sosby and Erica Richardson of Westminster after finding a meth lab at an abandoned house. Deputies showed up to arrest the pair on outstanding warrants. While at the home, deputies say they found a small amount of meth in Sosby's pants pocket. They also found several shake and bake style meth labs in the yard, 2 meth labs in a bedroom and several marijuana leaves.
    Oconee County deputies arrested Matthew Sosby and Erica Richardson of Westminster after finding a meth lab at an abandoned house. Deputies showed up to arrest the pair on outstanding warrants. While at the home, deputies say they found a small amount of meth in Sosby's pants pocket. They also found several shake and bake style meth labs in the yard, 2 meth labs in a bedroom and several marijuana leaves.
  • Wellford Police Get Cut Of Money Seized In I-85 Traffic Stop

    Wellford Police Get Cut Of Money Seized In I-85 Traffic Stop

    Monday, July 21 2014 4:47 PM EDT2014-07-21 20:47:20 GMT
    Wellford Police Get $377,000 From Traffic StopWellford Police Get $377,000 From Traffic Stop
    Wellford Police received $377,000 from a traffic stop along Interstate 85 on July 17, 2012. The money was in a box that fell off a refrigerator unit when the officer searched the 18-wheeler. The money was used for new police cars, radar units, new computers and other department upgrades.
    Wellford Police received $377,000 from a traffic stop along Interstate 85 on July 17, 2012. The money was in a box that fell off a refrigerator unit when the officer searched the 18-wheeler. The money was used for new police cars, radar units, new computers and other department upgrades.
  • Gaffney Officer Arrested, Suspended Without Pay

    Gaffney Officer Arrested, Suspended Without Pay

    Monday, July 21 2014 4:19 PM EDT2014-07-21 20:19:23 GMT
    Johnny Miller, 55, a 15-year veteran was charged by the Cherokee County Sheriff's Office on criminal domestic violence and pointing and presenting a firearm.
    Johnny Miller, 55, a 15-year veteran was charged by the Cherokee County Sheriff's Office on criminal domestic violence and pointing and presenting a firearm.
  • Victim Identified In Deadly Oconee Co. Accident

    Victim Identified In Deadly Oconee Co. Accident

    Monday, July 21 2014 1:26 PM EDT2014-07-21 17:26:15 GMT
    Troopers say the woman, later identified as Jessica Hope Bramlett, 29, of Seneca, was hit by a vehicle on SC-24 near Coneross Creek and Hunt Road in Oconee County around 10:30 p.m.
    Troopers say the woman, later identified as Jessica Hope Bramlett, 29, of Seneca, was hit by a vehicle on SC-24 near Coneross Creek and Hunt Road in Oconee County around 10:30 p.m.
  • Police: Man Stabbed After Giving Stranger A Ride

    Police: Man Stabbed After Giving Stranger A Ride

    Monday, July 21 2014 12:45 PM EDT2014-07-21 16:45:17 GMT
    Steven Lamar Williams, ChargedSteven Lamar Williams, Charged
    A Easley man was stabbed in the neck Friday night after giving a stranger a ride. Easley police arrested Steven Lamar Williams Sunday, Charging him 5 counts including robbery and kidnapping.
    A Easley man was stabbed in the neck Friday night after giving a stranger a ride. Easley police arrested Steven Lamar Williams Sunday, Charging him 5 counts including robbery and kidnapping.
  • Teen Wanted For Armed Robberies In Asheville

    Teen Wanted For Armed Robberies In Asheville

    Monday, July 21 2014 11:54 AM EDT2014-07-21 15:54:58 GMT
    Tyquiece Keeyon Boyd (right) and Kristoff Michael Hunter (left) have active warrants for robbery.Tyquiece Keeyon Boyd (right) and Kristoff Michael Hunter (left) have active warrants for robbery.
    Asheville Police are trying to find 18-year-old Tyquiece Keeyon Boyd. Boyd is accused of helping rob at least two convenience stores.
    Asheville Police are trying to find 18-year-old Tyquiece Keeyon Boyd. Boyd is accused of helping rob at least two convenience stores.
  • 200 Pairs Of Panties Stolen At East Georgia Mall

    200 Pairs Of Panties Stolen At East Georgia Mall

    Monday, July 21 2014 10:59 AM EDT2014-07-21 14:59:40 GMT
    Associated Press file photoAssociated Press file photo
    Authorities are investigating after a thief at an east Georgia shopping mall made off with a bagful of women's unmentionables. Richmond County sheriff's officials say a thief stole 200 pairs of panties from Victoria's Secret in Augusta Mall.
    Authorities are investigating after a thief at an east Georgia shopping mall made off with a bagful of women's unmentionables. Richmond County sheriff's officials say a thief stole 200 pairs of panties from Victoria's Secret in Augusta Mall.
  • Asheville Man Wanted For Attacking Handicapped Victim

    Asheville Man Wanted For Attacking Handicapped Victim

    Monday, July 21 2014 10:29 AM EDT2014-07-21 14:29:10 GMT
    Freddy Norberton HenriquezFreddy Norberton Henriquez
    The Buncombe County Sheriff's Office needs help to find a man from Asheville suspected of sexual battery of a handicapped person. 
    The Buncombe County Sheriff's Office needs help to find a man from Asheville suspected of sexual battery of a handicapped person. 
  • Deputies Searching For Breaking And Entering Suspect

    Deputies Searching For Breaking And Entering Suspect

    Monday, July 21 2014 8:31 AM EDT2014-07-21 12:31:45 GMT
    We have a report of a breaking and entering in Piedmont this morning.We have a report of a breaking and entering in Piedmont this morning.
    The Anderson County Sheriff’s Office says they are looking for a breaking and entering suspect who they say may have been shot at by a homeowner early on July 21st.
    The Anderson County Sheriff’s Office says they are looking for a breaking and entering suspect who they say may have been shot at by a homeowner early on July 21st.
  • Howard Gap Road Closed For Construction

    Howard Gap Road Closed For Construction

    Monday, July 21 2014 7:21 AM EDT2014-07-21 11:21:13 GMT
    Howard Gap Road is experiencing road construction starting this morning.Howard Gap Road is experiencing road construction starting this morning.
    Howard Gap Road in Henderson, North Carolina, will be closed for road construction, starting in the morning of July 21st.
    Howard Gap Road in Henderson, North Carolina, will be closed for road construction, starting in the morning of July 21st.
  • Asheville Street Improvement Project Begins July 21st

    Asheville Street Improvement Project Begins July 21st

    Monday, July 21 2014 6:57 AM EDT2014-07-21 10:57:28 GMT
    Craven Road in Asheville is undergoing a 15 month construction project, starting July 21st.Craven Road in Asheville is undergoing a 15 month construction project, starting July 21st.
    Craven Street in west Asheville is beginning a long-term enhancement program on July 21st that is expected to last until December 2015.
    Craven Street in west Asheville is beginning a long-term enhancement program on July 21st that is expected to last until December 2015.
  • Hendersonville To Host Street Dances On July 21st

    Hendersonville To Host Street Dances On July 21st

    Monday, July 21 2014 6:34 AM EDT2014-07-21 10:34:47 GMT
    Hendersonville will be hosting a public street dance event tonight, starting at 6:30 pm.Hendersonville will be hosting a public street dance event tonight, starting at 6:30 pm.

    The public is invited to witness and participate in a street dance in Hendersonville from 6:30 pm until 9 pm on July 21st.

    The public is invited to witness and participate in a street dance in Hendersonville from 6:30 pm until 9 pm on July 21st.

  • Greenwood Man Dies In Accident

    Greenwood Man Dies In Accident

    Monday, July 21 2014 4:43 AM EDT2014-07-21 08:43:52 GMT
    A man from Greenwood has died after a one car accident in which he wasn't wearing a seat belt.A man from Greenwood has died after a one car accident in which he wasn't wearing a seat belt.
    A man from Greenwood has died following a one car accident on SC-67 on July 21st, according to the South Carolina Highway Patrol.
    A man from Greenwood has died following a one car accident on SC-67 on July 21st, according to the South Carolina Highway Patrol.
  • Additional Senior Vouchers Handed Out In Anderson County

    Additional Senior Vouchers Handed Out In Anderson County

    Monday, July 21 2014 4:15 AM EDT2014-07-21 08:15:25 GMT
    Additional vouchers will be handed out to seniors in need in Anderson County on Monday.
    Additional vouchers will be handed out to seniors in need in Anderson County on Monday.
  • How A Flood Of Kids Upended Immigration Debate

    How A Flood Of Kids Upended Immigration Debate

    Sunday, July 20 2014 3:08 PM EDT2014-07-20 19:08:00 GMT
    AP Photo/Darron CummingsAP Photo/Darron Cummings
    The sudden rise in the number of families and unaccompanied minors from Central America crossing the border has refocused attention on immigration.
    The sudden rise in the number of families and unaccompanied minors from Central America crossing the border has refocused attention on immigration.
  • One Dead After Early Morning Shooting At Prosperity Block Party

    One Dead After Early Morning Shooting At Prosperity Block Party

    Sunday, July 20 2014 2:20 PM EDT2014-07-20 18:20:42 GMT
    One person is dead and anther injured afters shots rang out at an early morning block party in Newberry County.One person is dead and anther injured afters shots rang out at an early morning block party in Newberry County.
    Deputies with the Newberry County Sheriff's Office are investigating a shooting that left one dead and another injured at an early morning block party in Prosperity.
    Deputies with the Newberry County Sheriff's Office are investigating a shooting that left one dead and another injured at an early morning block party in Prosperity.
  • Israel Says 13 Soldiers Killed In Gaza Fighting Sunday

    Israel Says 13 Soldiers Killed In Gaza Fighting Sunday

    Sunday, July 20 2014 2:11 PM EDT2014-07-20 18:11:02 GMT
    AP Photo/Oded BaliltyAP Photo/Oded Balilty
    The Israeli military says 13 soldiers have been killed in fighting with Hamas militants in Gaza.
    The Israeli military says 13 soldiers have been killed in fighting with Hamas militants in Gaza.
  • 'Patriot' Actress Skye McCole Bartusiak Dead At 21

    'Patriot' Actress Skye McCole Bartusiak Dead At 21

    Sunday, July 20 2014 1:58 PM EDT2014-07-20 17:58:50 GMT
    Actress Skye McCole Bartusiak, who played Mel Gibson's youngest daughter in "The Patriot," died Saturday at her home in Houston, her mother said Sunday. She was 21.
    Actress Skye McCole Bartusiak, who played Mel Gibson's youngest daughter in "The Patriot," died Saturday at her home in Houston, her mother said Sunday. She was 21.
  • TV Legend James Garner Dies

    TV Legend James Garner Dies

    Sunday, July 20 2014 11:36 AM EDT2014-07-20 15:36:23 GMT
    James Garner, AP FileJames Garner, AP File
    Actor James Garner has died. He was 86.
    Actor James Garner has died. He was 86.
  • Cherokee Co. Sheriff Addresses Uptick In Gun Violence

    Cherokee Co. Sheriff Addresses Uptick In Gun Violence

    Sunday, July 20 2014 12:10 AM EDT2014-07-20 04:10:37 GMT
    Deputies have investigated three different shootings in the past month that left more than a half-dozen injured and one person dead.Deputies have investigated three different shootings in the past month that left more than a half-dozen injured and one person dead.

    Cherokee County Sheriff Steve Mueller met with residents at a safety forum Saturday to discuss ways to curb violence.

    Cherokee County Sheriff Steve Mueller met with residents at a safety forum Saturday to discuss ways to curb violence.

  • One Dead, One Rescued After Truck Collides With House, Catches Fire

    One Dead, One Rescued After Truck Collides With House, Catches Fire

    Saturday, July 19 2014 11:45 PM EDT2014-07-20 03:45:57 GMT
    Photo Courtesy of David Rogers/Anderson IndependentPhoto Courtesy of David Rogers/Anderson Independent
    One person is dead and another had to be rescued after a truck wrecked into a home and caught fire on Due West Road in Anderson County Saturday.
    One person is dead and another had to be rescued after a truck wrecked into a home and caught fire on Due West Road in Anderson County Saturday.
  • Woman Shoots Man Over Bad Sex, Out On Bond

    Woman Shoots Man Over Bad Sex, Out On Bond

    Friday, July 18 2014 10:17 PM EDT2014-07-19 02:17:41 GMT
    A woman is out on appeal bond after admitting she shot a man over bad sex.A woman is out on appeal bond after admitting she shot a man over bad sex.
    A Michigan woman is out on appeal bond after admitting she shot a man over bad sex.
    A Michigan woman is out on appeal bond after admitting she shot a man over bad sex.

  • Two Arrests & One Suspect At Large in Gaffney Murder

    Two Arrests & One Suspect At Large in Gaffney Murder

    Friday, July 18 2014 9:43 PM EDT2014-07-19 01:43:37 GMT
    Cherokee County deputies say they've arrested Franklin Dover on a murder charge. Photo Courtesy Cherokee County Sheriff's Office.Cherokee County deputies say they've arrested Franklin Dover on a murder charge. Photo Courtesy Cherokee County Sheriff's Office.
    Cherokee County deputies say they've made two arrests and are looking for a third suspect in the death of a Gaffney man at his apartment in June.
    Cherokee County deputies say they've made two arrests and are looking for a third suspect in the death of a Gaffney man at his apartment in June.
  • Union Co. Dogs Dead After Suspected Poisoning

    Union Co. Dogs Dead After Suspected Poisoning

    Friday, July 18 2014 7:41 PM EDT2014-07-18 23:41:34 GMT
    Deputies are looking into the possibility that someone poisoned two dogs in the same neighborhood earlier this week. The dogs, which were found in the same area along Crockers Campground Road, experienced similar symptoms before dying. O
    Deputies are looking into the possibility that someone poisoned two dogs in the same neighborhood earlier this week. The dogs, which were found in the same area along Crockers Campground Road, experienced similar symptoms before dying. O
  • SC’s Earthquake Risk Among Highest on New Map

    SC’s Earthquake Risk Among Highest on New Map

    Friday, July 18 2014 6:21 PM EDT2014-07-18 22:21:53 GMT
    A new map from the US Geological Survey showing the risk of earthquakes across the country puts South Carolina among the highest-risk areas. A large area around Charleston is one of the highest hazard areas in the nation, and most of the state is at elevated risk.
    A new map from the US Geological Survey showing the risk of earthquakes across the country puts South Carolina among the highest-risk areas. A large area around Charleston is one of the highest hazard areas in the nation, and most of the state is at elevated risk.
  • Police: Father Beats Accused Child Abuser

    Police: Father Beats Accused Child Abuser

    Friday, July 18 2014 5:07 PM EDT2014-07-18 21:07:47 GMT
    Police say a Daytona Beach father beat an 18-year-old man unconscious after finding him sexually abusing his 11-year-old son.
    Police say a Daytona Beach father beat an 18-year-old man unconscious after finding him sexually abusing his 11-year-old son.
  • SC Peach Festival Continues Today

    SC Peach Festival Continues Today

    Friday, July 18 2014 2:38 PM EDT2014-07-18 18:38:09 GMT
    The South Carolina Peach Festival continues today in Cherokee County.The South Carolina Peach Festival continues today in Cherokee County.
    The South Carolina Peach Festival continues on July 18th with events running until 11 pm at the Cherokee County Administration building.
    The South Carolina Peach Festival continues on July 18th with events running until 11 pm at the Cherokee County Administration building.
  • Obama: Plane Shot Down By Missile, 1 American Dead

    Obama: Plane Shot Down By Missile, 1 American Dead

    Friday, July 18 2014 12:12 PM EDT2014-07-18 16:12:22 GMT
    President Barack Obama says one American was killed on the plane over Ukraine. He says the airliner was shot down by a surface-to-air missile in an area controlled by Russian-backed separatists.
    President Barack Obama says one American was killed on the plane over Ukraine. He says the airliner was shot down by a surface-to-air missile in an area controlled by Russian-backed separatists.
  • NC Man Arrested For Shooting In Leicester

    NC Man Arrested For Shooting In Leicester

    Friday, July 18 2014 10:52 AM EDT2014-07-18 14:52:57 GMT
    Deputies were called to a home on Raspberry Ridge Road at 8: 44 p.m.Deputies were called to a home on Raspberry Ridge Road at 8: 44 p.m.
    A man has been arrested, charged and released after a shooting Thursday night in Buncombe County. The Buncombe County Sheriff's Office charged Michael Franklin Owens, 28, with assault with a deadly weapon after the incident in Leicester. 
    A man has been arrested, charged and released after a shooting Thursday night in Buncombe County. The Buncombe County Sheriff's Office charged Michael Franklin Owens, 28, with assault with a deadly weapon after the incident in Leicester. 
  • Pendleton Antique Store Fire Ruled An Accident

    Pendleton Antique Store Fire Ruled An Accident

    Friday, July 18 2014 10:42 AM EDT2014-07-18 14:42:51 GMT
    The brick walls of the building helped contain the fire according to Pendleton Fire Chief Bobby Pruitt.The brick walls of the building helped contain the fire according to Pendleton Fire Chief Bobby Pruitt.
    A fire that destroyed an antique business in downtown Pendleton earlier this week has been ruled an accident. Anderson County's fire investigator made the determination for the fire that destroyed Blue Ridge Antiques and Refinishing on East Main Street.
    A fire that destroyed an antique business in downtown Pendleton earlier this week has been ruled an accident. Anderson County's fire investigator made the determination for the fire that destroyed Blue Ridge Antiques and Refinishing on East Main Street.
  • Man Attempts To Trade Decongestant For Meth

    Man Attempts To Trade Decongestant For Meth

    Friday, July 18 2014 10:34 AM EDT2014-07-18 14:34:18 GMT
    A man from Union is in jail this morning after police in Union say he sent a text message to an officer to try and trade for meth on July 17th.
    A man from Union is in jail this morning after police in Union say he sent a text message to an officer to try and trade for meth on July 17th.
  • South Carolina Jobless Rate Holds At 5.3%

    South Carolina Jobless Rate Holds At 5.3%

    Friday, July 18 2014 10:05 AM EDT2014-07-18 14:05:20 GMT
    There has been no change in the jobless figure since April according to the S.C. Department of Employment and Workforce.There has been no change in the jobless figure since April according to the S.C. Department of Employment and Workforce.
    South Carolina's unemployment rate remained unchanged at 5.3 percent in June for the second straight month. There has been no change in the jobless figure since April according to the S.C. Department of Employment and Workforce.
    South Carolina's unemployment rate remained unchanged at 5.3 percent in June for the second straight month. There has been no change in the jobless figure since April according to the S.C. Department of Employment and Workforce.
  • Escaped Pickens County Inmate Caught In Easley

    Escaped Pickens County Inmate Caught In Easley

    Friday, July 18 2014 9:10 AM EDT2014-07-18 13:10:46 GMT
    Pickens County Sheriff's deputies arrested escaped inmate James Townsend. Photo Courtesy Pickens County Sheriff's OfficePickens County Sheriff's deputies arrested escaped inmate James Townsend. Photo Courtesy Pickens County Sheriff's Office
    Pickens County deputies arrested escaped inmate James Townsend Thursday at a home on Bakerville Road in Easley. Deputies said they were tipped off by someone who wanted to remain anonymous. Investigators say Townsend escaped from the Pickens County Prison on July 3.
    Pickens County deputies arrested escaped inmate James Townsend Thursday at a home on Bakerville Road in Easley. Deputies said they were tipped off by someone who wanted to remain anonymous. Investigators say Townsend escaped from the Pickens County Prison on July 3.
  • Jobs Fairs Across The Upstate For July 18

    Jobs Fairs Across The Upstate For July 18

    Friday, July 18 2014 6:06 AM EDT2014-07-18 10:06:56 GMT
    The Upstate will host two job fairs today.The Upstate will host two job fairs today.
    There are two job fairs to report this morning across the Upstate.
    There are two job fairs to report this morning across the Upstate.
  • Eight Injured in Anderson County Wreck

    Eight Injured in Anderson County Wreck

    Thursday, July 17 2014 10:36 PM EDT2014-07-18 02:36:23 GMT
    The Highway Patrol says eight people were taken to a local hospital after a wreck outside of Anderson Thursday night.The Highway Patrol says eight people were taken to a local hospital after a wreck outside of Anderson Thursday night.
    The Highway Patrol says eight people were taken to a local hospital after a wreck on High Shoals Road outside of Anderson Thursday night.
    The Highway Patrol says eight people were taken to a local hospital after a wreck on High Shoals Road outside of Anderson Thursday night.

  • In Union Co., Confusion Over Animal Fees

    In Union Co., Confusion Over Animal Fees

    Thursday, July 17 2014 9:48 PM EDT2014-07-18 01:48:22 GMT
    More than a hundred livestock owners turned out for a meeting with county officials Thursday night to clear up confusion over an ordinance that would implement registration fees for animals.
    More than a hundred livestock owners turned out for a meeting with county officials Thursday night to clear up confusion over an ordinance that would implement registration fees for animals.
  • Deputies Investigate Robbery at Asheville Savings Bank

    Deputies Investigate Robbery at Asheville Savings Bank

    Thursday, July 17 2014 8:53 PM EDT2014-07-18 00:53:13 GMT
    Buncombe County Sheriff's Office releases surveillance picture after bank robbery at Asheville Savings Bank Thursday. Photo Courtesy Buncombe Sheriff's Office.Buncombe County Sheriff's Office releases surveillance picture after bank robbery at Asheville Savings Bank Thursday. Photo Courtesy Buncombe Sheriff's Office.

     The Buncombe County Sheriff's Office is searching for someone they say robbed the Asheville Savings Bank Thursday.

     The Buncombe County Sheriff's Office is searching for someone they say robbed the Asheville Savings Bank Thursday.

  • Truckers’ Use Of “Jake Brakes” Leads To Noise Complaints In Henderson Co.

    Truckers’ Use Of “Jake Brakes” Leads To Noise Complaints In Henderson Co.

    Thursday, July 17 2014 6:47 PM EDT2014-07-17 22:47:07 GMT
    The use of engine compression brakes can result in a loud chattering or “machine gun” exhaust noise, according to the NCDOT.The use of engine compression brakes can result in a loud chattering or “machine gun” exhaust noise, according to the NCDOT.
    Many towns and cities have banned the use of “Jake brakes” on certain roadways.
    Many towns and cities have banned the use of “Jake brakes” on certain roadways.
  • Escaped Upstate Inmate Back In Custody

    Escaped Upstate Inmate Back In Custody

    Thursday, July 17 2014 6:04 PM EDT2014-07-17 22:04:34 GMT
    Authorities tell us Kimberly Jane Collins, 46, was found late in the afternoon not far from where she escaped from work detail around noon on I-26 around mile marker 52 near Clinton.
    Authorities tell us Kimberly Jane Collins, 46, was found late in the afternoon not far from where she escaped from work detail around noon on I-26 around mile marker 52 near Clinton.
  • Senior Providers Face Financial Crisis As State Funds Run Dry

    Senior Providers Face Financial Crisis As State Funds Run Dry

    Thursday, July 17 2014 5:55 PM EDT2014-07-17 21:55:18 GMT
    South Carolina government warns "there will never be enough money".South Carolina government warns "there will never be enough money".

    In Laurens County the meals stopped on the last day of June. The kitchen sat empty. Two cooks were laid off. Dozens of seniors who depended on a taxpayer supported non-profit called Senior Options for lunch were cut off.

    In Laurens County the meals stopped on the last day of June. The kitchen sat empty. Two cooks were laid off. Dozens of seniors who depended on a taxpayer supported non-profit called Senior Options for lunch were cut off.

  • Clemson Analyzes Plane Crash Impact on Social Media

    Clemson Analyzes Plane Crash Impact on Social Media

    Thursday, July 17 2014 5:38 PM EDT2014-07-17 21:38:30 GMT
    As investigators sort through the wreckage of the Malaysian Airlines Boeing 777 that crashed into a Ukrainian field, people around the world are turning to social media for answers.
    As investigators sort through the wreckage of the Malaysian Airlines Boeing 777 that crashed into a Ukrainian field, people around the world are turning to social media for answers.
  • 2 People Arrested, Accused Of Harboring Escaped Inmate

    2 People Arrested, Accused Of Harboring Escaped Inmate

    Thursday, July 17 2014 5:05 PM EDT2014-07-17 21:05:52 GMT
    2 People Arrested, Charged With Harboring Escaped Convict James Townsend2 People Arrested, Charged With Harboring Escaped Convict James Townsend
    Pickens County deputies arrested Mitcheal and Gregory Townsend and charged them with harboring escaped convict James Townsend. Deputies say Townsend escaped from the Pickens County Prison on July 3. They found him July 16 at a home on Bakerville Road in Easley.
    Pickens County deputies arrested Mitcheal and Gregory Townsend and charged them with harboring escaped convict James Townsend. Deputies say Townsend escaped from the Pickens County Prison on July 3. They found him July 16 at a home on Bakerville Road in Easley.
  • Barefoot Found Guilty Of Murder In Henderson Co.

    Barefoot Found Guilty Of Murder In Henderson Co.

    Thursday, July 17 2014 5:01 PM EDT2014-07-17 21:01:31 GMT
    The man accused of shooting and killing a vendor at a Fletcher flea market was found guilty of first-degree murder Thursday. Otha Ray Barefoot was sentenced to life in prison without parole.
    The man accused of shooting and killing a vendor at a Fletcher flea market was found guilty of first-degree murder Thursday. Otha Ray Barefoot was sentenced to life in prison without parole.
  • Peach Festival Kicks Off In Gaffney Thursday

    Peach Festival Kicks Off In Gaffney Thursday

    Thursday, July 17 2014 1:57 PM EDT2014-07-17 17:57:19 GMT
    The South Carolina Peach Festival began Thursday morning at the Cherokee County Administration building in Gaffney.
    The South Carolina Peach Festival began Thursday morning at the Cherokee County Administration building in Gaffney.
  • Police Say Arrested Man Ordered 5 Pizzas To Station

    Police Say Arrested Man Ordered 5 Pizzas To Station

    Thursday, July 17 2014 1:48 PM EDT2014-07-17 17:48:04 GMT
    File photoFile photo
    Police in southern Kentucky say they got a surprise delivery after charging a man with shoplifting - five pizzas showed up at the station. Officers say 29-year-old Michael Harp asked to make a call on his cellphone Tuesday afternoon while being booked in Corbin. 
    Police in southern Kentucky say they got a surprise delivery after charging a man with shoplifting - five pizzas showed up at the station. Officers say 29-year-old Michael Harp asked to make a call on his cellphone Tuesday afternoon while being booked in Corbin. 
  • Arden, NC Man Charged With Burglaries

    Arden, NC Man Charged With Burglaries

    Thursday, July 17 2014 11:29 AM EDT2014-07-17 15:29:30 GMT
    Steven Wendell ColemanSteven Wendell Coleman
    An Arden man is under arrest for what Asheville Police say are a string of burglaries. Steven Wendell Coleman, 39, is charged with two counts of felony breaking and entering larceny and possession of stolen property.
    An Arden man is under arrest for what Asheville Police say are a string of burglaries. Steven Wendell Coleman, 39, is charged with two counts of felony breaking and entering larceny and possession of stolen property.
  • Police Arrest Asheville Burglar

    Police Arrest Asheville Burglar

    Thursday, July 17 2014 11:26 AM EDT2014-07-17 15:26:46 GMT
    Police say Coleman had credit cards belonging to two different residents.Police say Coleman had credit cards belonging to two different residents.
    A man who had credit cards on him that belonged to two different residents is in custody on Wednesday, according to police.
    A man who had credit cards on him that belonged to two different residents is in custody on Wednesday, according to police.
  • Woman Finds Winning Lottery Ticket In Purse

    Woman Finds Winning Lottery Ticket In Purse

    Thursday, July 17 2014 9:44 AM EDT2014-07-17 13:44:26 GMT
    A woman found a winning lottery ticket while cleaning out her purse.A woman found a winning lottery ticket while cleaning out her purse.
    A woman from Liberty found a winning lottery ticket worth $200,000 while cleaning out her purse.
    A woman from Liberty found a winning lottery ticket worth $200,000 while cleaning out her purse.
  • Company Owner Must Justify $2.6 Million To Federal Judge

    Company Owner Must Justify $2.6 Million To Federal Judge

    Thursday, July 17 2014 8:13 AM EDT2014-07-17 12:13:14 GMT
    A woman has to justify $2.6 million to a federal judge.A woman has to justify $2.6 million to a federal judge.
    An investment company from Easley has to prove that money they received from a Ponzi scheme by Ron Wilson was earned legitimately.
    An investment company from Easley has to prove that money they received from a Ponzi scheme by Ron Wilson was earned legitimately.
  • Teen Dies In ATV Accident

    Teen Dies In ATV Accident

    Thursday, July 17 2014 4:26 AM EDT2014-07-17 08:26:19 GMT
    A teen died last night after an ATV accident in Newberry.A teen died last night after an ATV accident in Newberry.

    A teenager has died in Newberry County after an ATV accident on Wednesday night in which the coroner says the teen was not wearing a helmet.

    A teenager has died in Newberry County after an ATV accident on Wednesday night in which the coroner says the teen was not wearing a helmet.

  • Not Guilty Plea For NFL Player Arrested In Laurens Co.

    Not Guilty Plea For NFL Player Arrested In Laurens Co.

    Wednesday, July 16 2014 7:10 PM EDT2014-07-16 23:10:22 GMT
    A judge has accepted a not guilty plea for, Sidney "Sam" Montgomery, the NFL player and Greenwood native who is accused of going 89 in a 55 mile-per-hour zone in Laurens County last month.  The trooper in the case remains on suspension.
    A judge has accepted a not guilty plea for, Sidney "Sam" Montgomery, the NFL player and Greenwood native who is accused of going 89 in a 55 mile-per-hour zone in Laurens County last month.  The trooper in the case remains on suspension.
  • Deputies: Man Wanted For Sex Offense In Haywood County

    Deputies: Man Wanted For Sex Offense In Haywood County

    Wednesday, July 16 2014 6:54 PM EDT2014-07-16 22:54:20 GMT
     Deputies: Man Wanted For Sex Offense In Haywood County Deputies: Man Wanted For Sex Offense In Haywood County
    The Haywood County Sheriff's Office says deputies are looking for a man charged with sexually assaulting a woman.
    The Haywood County Sheriff's Office says deputies are looking for a man charged with sexually assaulting a woman.
  • 16 Old Wives' Tales We've All Heard

    16 Old Wives' Tales We've All Heard

    Wednesday, July 16 2014 2:11 PM EDT2014-07-16 18:11:56 GMT
    Here are some of the common old wives' tales that we still hear today.
    Here are some of the common old wives' tales that we still hear today.
  • Woman Charge With Felony Embezzlement

    Woman Charge With Felony Embezzlement

    Wednesday, July 16 2014 12:34 PM EDT2014-07-16 16:34:32 GMT
    Mathis is charged with Felony Embezzlement, according to the Asheville Police Department.Mathis is charged with Felony Embezzlement, according to the Asheville Police Department.
    A Hendersonville woman has been charged with felony embezzlement, according to the Asheville Police Department.
    A Hendersonville woman has been charged with felony embezzlement, according to the Asheville Police Department.
  • KKK Recruitment Flyers Dropped Off In Oconee County

    KKK Recruitment Flyers Dropped Off In Oconee County

    Wednesday, July 16 2014 12:27 PM EDT2014-07-16 16:27:40 GMT
    Neighbors in Oconee County found bags along their street with candy and a piece of paper asking people to join the Ku Klux Klan Saturday.
    Neighbors in Oconee County found bags along their street with candy and a piece of paper asking people to join the Ku Klux Klan Saturday.
  • SC Supreme Court Says Autopsy Reports Are Not Public

    SC Supreme Court Says Autopsy Reports Are Not Public

    Wednesday, July 16 2014 11:23 AM EDT2014-07-16 15:23:10 GMT
    The justices ruled that autopsies are medical records and fall under privacy provisions of the state's open records law. The justices ruled that autopsies are medical records and fall under privacy provisions of the state's open records law.
    The South Carolina Supreme Court has ruled that autopsy reports are not public records. The justices ruled 4-1 Wednesday that autopsies are medical records and fall under privacy provisions of the state's open records law. 
    The South Carolina Supreme Court has ruled that autopsy reports are not public records. The justices ruled 4-1 Wednesday that autopsies are medical records and fall under privacy provisions of the state's open records law. 
  • The Best Reviewed Burger Joints In America

    The Best Reviewed Burger Joints In America

    Wednesday, July 16 2014 10:28 AM EDT2014-07-16 14:28:48 GMT
    What is your favorite burger joint?What is your favorite burger joint?
    There’s nothing like a good old fashion American burger.
    There’s nothing like a good old fashion American burger.
  • FBI: Kidnapped SC Man Rescued After 6 days In NC

    FBI: Kidnapped SC Man Rescued After 6 days In NC

    Wednesday, July 16 2014 10:14 AM EDT2014-07-16 14:14:21 GMT
    The FBI said in a statement that the man was found around 5 a.m. Tuesday in a home in Cumberland County in North Carolina.The FBI said in a statement that the man was found around 5 a.m. Tuesday in a home in Cumberland County in North Carolina.
    Federal agents say they have rescued a 23-year-old St. Matthews man in North Carolina six days after he was kidnapped as part of an international plot. The FBI said in a statement that the man was found around 5 a.m. Tuesday in a home in Cumberland County in North Carolina.
    Federal agents say they have rescued a 23-year-old St. Matthews man in North Carolina six days after he was kidnapped as part of an international plot. The FBI said in a statement that the man was found around 5 a.m. Tuesday in a home in Cumberland County in North Carolina.
  • Vandal Moves Gravestone At Union Co. Cemetery

    Vandal Moves Gravestone At Union Co. Cemetery

    Wednesday, July 16 2014 9:58 AM EDT2014-07-16 13:58:55 GMT
    A woman says someone moved her son's gravestone sometime in late June or early July at a home of Williford Road. A woman says someone moved her son's gravestone sometime in late June or early July at a home of Williford Road.
    Union County Sheriff's deputies are investigating vandalism at a family cemetery. A woman says someone moved her son's gravestone sometime in late June or early July at a home of Williford Road.
    Union County Sheriff's deputies are investigating vandalism at a family cemetery. A woman says someone moved her son's gravestone sometime in late June or early July at a home of Williford Road.
  • Seaplane Almost Lands On Whale

    Seaplane Almost Lands On Whale

    Wednesday, July 16 2014 5:47 AM EDT2014-07-16 09:47:15 GMT
    A plane almost hit a whale while coming in for a landing.A plane almost hit a whale while coming in for a landing.
    All parties are safe this morning after a plane nearly landed on top of a humpback whale.
    All parties are safe this morning after a plane nearly landed on top of a humpback whale.
  • Western NC Runoff Election Results

    Western NC Runoff Election Results

    Wednesday, July 16 2014 4:57 AM EDT2014-07-16 08:57:16 GMT
    Voters went to the polls Tuesday in North Carolina's runoff elections.
    Voters went to the polls Tuesday in North Carolina's runoff elections.
  • SC DJJ Revealing Little About Upstate Teen’s Death in Custody

    SC DJJ Revealing Little About Upstate Teen’s Death in Custody

    Tuesday, July 15 2014 6:27 PM EDT2014-07-15 22:27:30 GMT
    The suicide happened in this building at DJJ in Columbia.The suicide happened in this building at DJJ in Columbia.
    The South Carolina Department of Juvenile Justice is not saying much about how an Upstate teen died while in custody Sunday night. It happened at the DJJ Detention Center in Columbia.
    The South Carolina Department of Juvenile Justice is not saying much about how an Upstate teen died while in custody Sunday night. It happened at the DJJ Detention Center in Columbia.


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