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    Fire destroys Bennettsville church

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    Bennettsville, S.C. (WBTW)- According to the Bennettsville Fire Department, fire crews are on scene of a fire at Mount Zion Baptist Church on Mount Zion Church Road in Bennettsville.Fire officials say crews work to contain the fire at the church. No word on what started the fire or how much damage was done to the church.Count on News13 to keep you covered as we receive more details on this developing story. More>>

    Woman identified in deadly Easter morning Garden City fire Video included

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    GARDEN CITY BEACH,S .C. (WBTW) - Just before 4 a.m. Sunday morning, a fire started at what Horry County Fire Rescue says is a single-family raised 3-story beach house on Calhoun Drive in Garden City. More>>

    Man dies following weekend apartment fire in Murrells Inlet Video included

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    MURRELLS INLET, S.C. (WBTW) - Murrells Inlet/Garden City Fire Rescue, Horry County Fire Rescue, and mutual aid from surrounding areas respond to a fire at Lotus Court in Murrells Inlet.Scott Thompson, with HCFR, says they have dispatched 2 units including a ladder truck and an ambulance.There's limited information at this time. Count on News 13 to keep you covered. More>>

    Tree crashes through roof, kills SC man

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    Berkeley County coroner's office is now investigating the death of a man, killed when a tree crashed through the roof of his home. It happened early Monday morning at 5 Leone Court in the Otranto community of Hanahan. Coroner Bill Salisbury said William Carl Klein, 72, was sitting in a chair in his upstairs bedroom when the tree fell and pinned him in. North Charleston fire crews worked to release Klein and then paramedics transported him the hospital. According to Salisbury, the tree... More>>

    CUE Center and local agencies search for Angie Pipkin in Darlington County

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    Members of the CUE center are searching the area of the Cashua Ferry Landing Saturday for clues in the death of Angie Pipkin. Darlington County Sheriff Wayne Byrd tells News13 Darlington County deputies along with Horry County Police, North Charleston authorities and other law enforcement agencies are assisting with the search. Pipkin, an Aynor mother, went missing in January. Randy Gale Robinson from Murrells Inlet,... More>>

    Some say 2 Chainz is too much for Myrtle Beach City owned venue Video included

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    Saturday the rap artist "2 Chainz" will perform at the Myrtle Beach convention center and some question the city's decision to allow him to perform. The performer's lyrics promote drug use, and in one More>>

    Easter weekend gas prices down 2 cents from year ago Video included

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    As thousands hit the road this weekend to celebrate the Easter holiday close to family and friends, drivers are finding prices at the pump are on the up-and-up. According to AAA, the average price for More>>

    Mom finds dead body during son's Easter egg hunt

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    A woman from west Knoxville found a body under her deck while hunting for Easter eggs with her son Wednesday. The Knoxville News Sentinel reports Tara Hanouskova smelled an odor that progressively got More>>

    Latta council votes for referendum to weaken mayor after police chief fired Video included

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    Earlier this week Latta Mayor Earl Bullard fired the town's Police Chief, Crystal Moore. Latta Town Councilman Jared Taylor told News13 the mayor decided to fire Moore because she received 7 reprimands. More>>

    Former Chesterfield Co. Sheriff found guilty on all counts

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    The verdict in the corruption trial of former Chesterfield County Sheriff Sam Parker is in. Parker has been found guilty on all charges. He was found guilty on five counts of misconduct in office, two More>>

    SC teen dies in boating accident

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    Two people are dead and two others missing after a boating accident on Lake Erie in Ohio. Among the dead is 17-year-old Paige Widmer of Pelion, South Carolina. A spokesperson for the Ottawa County, Ohio More>>

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    • Gas prices still rising

      Gas prices still rising

      Monday, April 21 2014 8:29 AM EDT2014-04-21 12:29:41 GMT
      South Carolina, April 21- Average retail gasoline prices in South Carolina have risen 3.2 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.45/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 3,028 gas outlets in South Carolina. This compares with the national average that has increased 2.3 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.62/g, according to gasoline price website.Including the change in gas prices in South Carolina during the past week, prices yesterday were 21.4 cents per gallon h...
      South Carolina, April 21- Average retail gasoline prices in South Carolina have risen 3.2 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.45/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 3,028 gas outlets in South Carolina. This compares with the national average that has increased 2.3 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.62/g, according to gasoline price website.Including the change in gas prices in South Carolina during the past week, prices yesterday were 21.4 cents per gallon h...
    • Woman identified in deadly Easter morning Garden City fire

      Woman identified in deadly Easter morning Garden City fire

      Monday, April 21 2014 6:32 AM EDT2014-04-21 10:32:35 GMT
      GARDEN CITY BEACH,S .C. (WBTW) - Just before 4 a.m. Sunday morning, a fire started at what Horry County Fire Rescue says is a single-family raised 3-story beach house on Calhoun Drive in Garden City.
      GARDEN CITY BEACH,S .C. (WBTW) - Just before 4 a.m. Sunday morning, a fire started at what Horry County Fire Rescue says is a single-family raised 3-story beach house on Calhoun Drive in Garden City.
    • Direct Air founder files for personal bankruptcy

      Direct Air founder files for personal bankruptcy

      One of the founders of Myrtle Beach-based Direct Air has filed for personal bankruptcy protection, a move that halts a lawsuit filed against by the trustee in the airline's corporate bankruptcy case.
      One of the founders of Myrtle Beach-based Direct Air has filed for personal bankruptcy protection, a move that halts a lawsuit filed against him by the trustee in the airline's corporate bankruptcy case.
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    • Lamar Police Chief must pay ethics campaign fine

      Lamar Police Chief must pay ethics campaign fine

      Monday, April 21 2014 9:26 AM EDT2014-04-21 13:26:09 GMT
      Lamar Police Chief Charles Woodle has been fined by the SC Ethics Commission. The fine totals $15,000 for campaign finance violations according to the Ethics Commission. It happened while he was a candidate for Darlington County Sheriff in 2012. According to the consent order obtained by News13 Woodle admitted he didn’t detail campaign contributions and used campaign funds for personal expenses. The March consent ord...
      Lamar Police Chief Charles Woodle has been fined by the SC Ethics Commission. The fine totals $15,000 for campaign finance violations according to the Ethics Commission. It happened while he was a candidate for Darlington County Sheriff in 2012. According to the consent order obtained by News13 Woodle admitted he didn’t detail campaign contributions and used campaign funds for personal expenses. The March consent ord...
    • NC baby reportedly shaken; now blind and on ventilator

      NC baby reportedly shaken; now blind and on ventilator

      Monday, April 21 2014 8:00 AM EDT2014-04-21 12:00:52 GMT
      Laurinburg, NC - Back in February, Laurinburg Police were called to Scotland Memorial Hospital to investigatea case of suspectedchild abuse.Assistant Police Chief Cliff Sessomssaid at the time there was evidence a9-week-old baby in intensive care was abused. The investigation led to the arrest of thebaby's father, Andrew Michael Oetzel. The24-year-old is charged with felonious child abuse.Now Charlie Oetzel is four months old. He is home with his mother, Audrey Blades, after he spent two mont...
      Laurinburg, NC - Back in February, Laurinburg Police were called to Scotland Memorial Hospital to investigatea case of suspectedchild abuse.Assistant Police Chief Cliff Sessomssaid at the time there was evidence a9-week-old baby in intensive care was abused. The investigation led to the arrest of thebaby's father, Andrew Michael Oetzel. The24-year-old is charged with felonious child abuse.Now Charlie Oetzel is four months old. He is home with his mother, Audrey Blades, after he spent two mont...
    • CUE Center and local agencies search for Angie Pipkin in Darlington County

      CUE Center and local agencies search for Angie Pipkin in Darlington County

      Saturday, April 19 2014 10:06 PM EDT2014-04-20 02:06:23 GMT
      Members of the CUE center are searching the area of the Cashua Ferry Landing Saturday for clues in the death of Angie Pipkin. Darlington County Sheriff Wayne Byrd tells News13 Darlington County deputies along with Horry County Police, North Charleston authorities and other law enforcement agencies are assisting with the search. Pipkin, an Aynor mother, went missing in January. Randy Gale Robinson from Murrells Inlet,...
      Members of the CUE center are searching the area of the Cashua Ferry Landing Saturday for clues in the death of Angie Pipkin. Darlington County Sheriff Wayne Byrd tells News13 Darlington County deputies along with Horry County Police, North Charleston authorities and other law enforcement agencies are assisting with the search. Pipkin, an Aynor mother, went missing in January. Randy Gale Robinson from Murrells Inlet,...
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    • 50-foot sinkhole forces people from their homes

      50-foot sinkhole forces people from their homes

      Monday, April 21 2014 10:53 AM EDT2014-04-21 14:53:09 GMT
      A 50-foot deep sinkhole opened up in a neighborhood in the Villages, Florida this past weekend. Homeowners had to evacuate Saturday while work crews scrambled to fill the hole with a mixture of sand and cement. The soil for two homes on either side of the sinkhole simply gave way. It took about 40 truck loads of the cement mixture to fill in the hole and an estimated 115 truckloads of grout. Monday, landscaping crews work to finish the area so homeowners can return. Some warning signs that ...
      A 50-foot deep sinkhole opened up in a neighborhood in the Villages, Florida this past weekend. Homeowners had to evacuate Saturday while work crews scrambled to fill the hole with a mixture of sand and cement. The soil for two homes on either side of the sinkhole simply gave way. It took about 40 truck loads of the cement mixture to fill in the hole and an estimated 115 truckloads of grout. Monday, landscaping crews work to finish the area so homeowners can return. Some warning signs that ...
    • Car slams into packed church

      Car slams into packed church

      Monday, April 21 2014 9:11 AM EDT2014-04-21 13:11:49 GMT
      FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — A car slammed into a packed Florida church just as its annual Easter concert was about to begin, injuring 21 people as it barreled through the brick outer wall and several rows of pews, Fort Myers police said.The Lexus sedan struck the Second Haitian Baptist Church at around 8 p.m. Sunday, when there were about 200 people inside, Lt. Victor Medico said.When officers arrived at the scene, church members used car jacks to lift the vehicle off of people who were trapped u...
      FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — A car slammed into a packed Florida church just as its annual Easter concert was about to begin, injuring 21 people as it barreled through the brick outer wall and several rows of pews, Fort Myers police said.The Lexus sedan struck the Second Haitian Baptist Church at around 8 p.m. Sunday, when there were about 200 people inside, Lt. Victor Medico said.When officers arrived at the scene, church members used car jacks to lift the vehicle off of people who were trapped u...
    • More deadly snake skin discovered

      More deadly snake skin discovered

      Monday, April 21 2014 7:01 AM EDT2014-04-21 11:01:16 GMT
      MOUNT PLEASANT, SC - (WCBD) More evidence has surfaced that lead experts to believe that the Gaboon Viper is still on the loose in the Harbor Pointe Apartments area. What is now only pieces of the snake's skin was approximately 95% of the shed skin when it was found, only missing part of the head. When the skin was originally found, it was in one piece, but after the removal and investigation of the skin, it broke up into smaller pieces, some of the those small pieces being lost. After the sk...
      MOUNT PLEASANT, SC - (WCBD) More evidence has surfaced that lead experts to believe that the Gaboon Viper is still on the loose in the Harbor Pointe Apartments area. What is now only pieces of the snake's skin was approximately 95% of the shed skin when it was found, only missing part of the head. When the skin was originally found, it was in one piece, but after the removal and investigation of the skin, it broke up into smaller pieces, some of the those small pieces being lost. After the sk...
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    • UAW withdraws appeal of Volkswagen union vote

      UAW withdraws appeal of Volkswagen union vote

      Monday, April 21 2014 11:03 AM EDT2014-04-21 15:03:31 GMT
      The United Auto Workers announced Monday it is withdrawing an appeal of the outcome of a union vote at Volkswagen's assembly plant in Tennessee.
      The United Auto Workers announced Monday it is withdrawing its appeal of the outcome of a union vote at Volkswagen's assembly plant in Tennessee.
    • Probe could complicate Rick Perry's prospects

      Probe could complicate Rick Perry's prospects

      Monday, April 21 2014 11:03 AM EDT2014-04-21 15:03:22 GMT
      Texas Gov. Rick Perry has spent a record 14 years in office vanquishing nearly all who dared confront him: political rivals, moms against mandatory vaccines for sixth graders, a coyote in the wrong place at the...
      Texas Gov. Rick Perry has spent a record 14 years in office vanquishing nearly all who dared confront him: political rivals, moms against mandatory vaccines for sixth graders, a coyote in the wrong place at the wrong time.
    • MARATHON WATCH: Running for a friend hurt by bomb

      MARATHON WATCH: Running for a friend hurt by bomb

      Monday, April 21 2014 10:54 AM EDT2014-04-21 14:54:41 GMT
      By The Associated Press Thousands of runners are gathering at the starting line of the Boston Marathon in Hopkinton, one year after a pair of homemade pressure-cooker bombs killed three people...
      By The Associated Press A look at the 118th running of the Boston Marathon.
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    • Woman identified in deadly Easter morning Garden City fire

      Woman identified in deadly Easter morning Garden City fire

      Monday, April 21 2014 6:32 AM EDT2014-04-21 10:32:35 GMT
      GARDEN CITY BEACH,S .C. (WBTW) - Just before 4 a.m. Sunday morning, a fire started at what Horry County Fire Rescue says is a single-family raised 3-story beach house on Calhoun Drive in Garden City.
      GARDEN CITY BEACH,S .C. (WBTW) - Just before 4 a.m. Sunday morning, a fire started at what Horry County Fire Rescue says is a single-family raised 3-story beach house on Calhoun Drive in Garden City.
    • Police say Heather Elvis was murdered, husband and wife charged in case

      Police say Heather Elvis was murdered, husband and wife charged in case

      Tuesday, February 25 2014 1:45 PM EST2014-02-25 18:45:58 GMT
      Monday morning a news conference at the ML Brown Public Safety building took place concerning the Heather Elvis investigation. Horry County Police chief Saundra Rhodes announced Sidney and Tammy Moorer
      Monday morning a news conference at the ML Brown Public Safety building took place concerning the Heather Elvis investigation. Horry County Police chief Saundra Rhodes announced Sidney and Tammy Moorer
    • Latta council votes for referendum to weaken mayor after police chief fired

      Latta council votes for referendum to weaken mayor after police chief fired

      Friday, April 18 2014 12:36 PM EDT2014-04-18 16:36:31 GMT
      Earlier this week Latta Mayor Earl Bullard fired the town's Police Chief, Crystal Moore. Latta Town Councilman Jared Taylor told News13 the mayor decided to fire Moore because she received 7 reprimands.
      Earlier this week Latta Mayor Earl Bullard fired the town's Police Chief, Crystal Moore. Latta Town Councilman Jared Taylor told News13 the mayor decided to fire Moore because she received 7 reprimands.
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