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  • Nearly 60 arrested in SC town's 4-day prostitution sting

    Nearly 60 arrested in SC town's 4-day prostitution sting

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 9:42 PM EDT2014-08-20 01:42:19 GMT
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    Greenville Police released information Tuesday that 59 people were arrested in a four day long prostitution sting.  Of the 59 people 33 of them were "Johns", 25 were prostitutes, and one was arrested as a pimp for aiding and abetting.
    Greenville Police released information Tuesday that 59 people were arrested in a four day long prostitution sting.  Of the 59 people 33 of them were "Johns", 25 were prostitutes, and one was arrested as a pimp for aiding and abetting.
  • Darlington County Coroner releases victims name in Kirven Street shooting

    Darlington County Coroner releases victims name in Kirven Street shooting

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 9:49 AM EDT2014-08-20 13:49:49 GMT
    The Darlington City Police Department is investigating a shooting incident that occurredTuesdaynight just before 10. The incident happened on Kirven Street. Police say a43-year-old man was found dead when they arrived. Investigators are working the scene but so far no suspects have been arrested.If you have any information you are asked to contact the police department at 843-398-4026.
    The Darlington City Police Department is investigating a shooting incident that occurredTuesdaynight just before 10. The incident happened on Kirven Street. Police say a43-year-old man was found dead when they arrived. Investigators are working the scene but so far no suspects have been arrested.If you have any information you are asked to contact the police department at 843-398-4026.
  • Man caught with 299 sea turtle eggs

    Man caught with 299 sea turtle eggs

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 8:11 AM EDT2014-08-20 12:11:19 GMT
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    The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission says a St. Lucie County man was caught with nearly 300 stolen sea turtle eggs.The FWC says they received a tip the man was on Diamond Sands beach taking the eggs. Officers responded to discover a disturbed sea turtle nest and 55-year-old James Odel McGriff of Riviera Beach to have a total of 299 eggs in his backpack. McGriff was booked into the St. Lucie County jail.? The FWC says McGriff was also arrested in 2002 for selling 12 eggs to an...
    The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission says a St. Lucie County man was caught with nearly 300 stolen sea turtle eggs.The FWC says they received a tip the man was on Diamond Sands beach taking the eggs. Officers responded to discover a disturbed sea turtle nest and 55-year-old James Odel McGriff of Riviera Beach to have a total of 299 eggs in his backpack. McGriff was booked into the St. Lucie County jail.? The FWC says McGriff was also arrested in 2002 for selling 12 eggs to an...
  • Myrtle Beach woman beat up man after he 'passed gas' in her face, police say

    Myrtle Beach woman beat up man after he 'passed gas' in her face, police say

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 10:26 PM EDT2014-08-20 02:26:05 GMT
    A Myrtle Beach man and woman were arrested after they came to blows in a fight sparked when the man allegedly “passed gas” near the woman’s face, according to a Myrtle Beach Police report. The incident happened on Monday night around 7:45 pm at a house in the 900
    A Myrtle Beach man and woman were arrested after they came to blows in a fight sparked when the man allegedly “passed gas” near the woman’s face, according to a Myrtle Beach Police report. The incident happened on Monday night around 7:45 pm at a house in the 900
  • SC letter carrier saves choking toddler

    SC letter carrier saves choking toddler

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 7:33 AM EDT2014-08-20 11:33:50 GMT
    Stephanie Cooper is getting ready to celebrate her son's first birthday this weekend and she says she has Chris Brown to thank. Brown is a 24-year veteran with the post office and was outside last Friday when she came running out of her home asking for help. Her son, Eli, is curious like many kids and put a plastic wrapper in his mouth that became lodged in his throat. Stephanie tried to get it out but couldn't.Brown ...
    Stephanie Cooper is getting ready to celebrate her son's first birthday this weekend and she says she has Chris Brown to thank. Brown is a 24-year veteran with the post office and was outside last Friday when she came running out of her home asking for help. Her son, Eli, is curious like many kids and put a plastic wrapper in his mouth that became lodged in his throat. Stephanie tried to get it out but couldn't.Brown ...
  • Florence Fire Department called to early morning building fire

    Florence Fire Department called to early morning building fire

    Monday, August 18 2014 8:53 AM EDT2014-08-18 12:53:11 GMT
    FLORENCE, S.C. (WBTW) - Crews with the Florence Fire Department are on scene of an early morning fire at the 300 block of North Coit Road.Crews responded to the building around 2:30 Monday morning.Fire Officials tell News13 no was inside the building when they arrived on the scene but there is heavy damage to the inside of the building.Count on News13 to keep you covered with updates.
    FLORENCE, S.C. (WBTW) - Crews with the Florence Fire Department are on scene of an early morning fire at the 300 block of North Coit Road.Crews responded to the building around 2:30 Monday morning.Fire Officials tell News13 no was inside the building when they arrived on the scene but there is heavy damage to the inside of the building.Count on News13 to keep you covered with updates.
  • Couple plunge to death while taking 'selfie' as their children watch in horror

    Couple plunge to death while taking 'selfie' as their children watch in horror

    Monday, August 11 2014 5:02 PM EDT2014-08-11 21:02:44 GMT
    An image from Stillman Leaders Twitter feed showing some folks at the cliffs last summer.An image from Stillman Leaders Twitter feed showing some folks at the cliffs last summer.
    A couple 'taking a selfie' on the edge of a cliff died when they fell hundreds of feet while their young children watched.. The Polish couple died after falling from the rocky edge in Cabo da Roca, western Portugal.
    A couple 'taking a selfie' on the edge of a cliff died when they fell hundreds of feet while their young children watched.. The Polish couple died after falling from the rocky edge in Cabo da Roca, western Portugal.
  • Calabash firefighters investigate late night restaurant fire

    Calabash firefighters investigate late night restaurant fire

    Sunday, August 17 2014 11:38 PM EDT2014-08-18 03:38:13 GMT
    CALABASH, N.C. (WBTW) - The Calabash Fire Department remains on the scene of a restaurant fire within the city.Honey Shore, the department's Public Information Officer, says crews were called toColeman's Restaurant on NanceStreetat 11:36 Saturday night. She says the restaurant was closed at the time and no injuries were reported.We are expecting more information as the morning develops.
    CALABASH, N.C. (WBTW) - The Calabash Fire Department remains on the scene of a restaurant fire within the city.Honey Shore, the department's Public Information Officer, says crews were called toColeman's Restaurant on NanceStreetat 11:36 Saturday night. She says the restaurant was closed at the time and no injuries were reported.We are expecting more information as the morning develops.
  • Brazen 'sliding' thieves targeting cars at SC gas pumps, sheriff warns

    Brazen 'sliding' thieves targeting cars at SC gas pumps, sheriff warns

    Monday, August 18 2014 4:34 PM EDT2014-08-18 20:34:12 GMT
    It's a crime of opportunity cops call "sliding." Thieves are targeting unsuspecting motorists while they are pumping gas -- and it only takes seconds.It's a trend that's on the rise nationwide.Imagine you are getting out of your car to pump gas, leaving your door unlocked.
    It's a crime of opportunity cops call "sliding." Thieves are targeting unsuspecting motorists while they are pumping gas -- and it only takes seconds.It's a trend that's on the rise nationwide.Imagine you are getting out of your car to pump gas, leaving your door unlocked.
  • 3rd suspect nabbed in Memorial Day shooting in Myrtle Beach

    3rd suspect nabbed in Memorial Day shooting in Myrtle Beach

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 6:14 PM EDT2014-08-19 22:14:57 GMT
    A still image from video at the hotel the night of the shooting..A still image from video at the hotel the night of the shooting..
    A third suspect has been arrested in connection with a shooting that happened at the Fountainbleau Inn in Myrtle Beach over the Memorial Day weekend, Myrtle Beach Police confirmed Tuesday.Capt. David Knipes of the Myrtle Beach Police said that Tristan Datre Payne, age 24,
    A third suspect has been arrested in connection with a shooting that happened at the Fountainbleau Inn in Myrtle Beach over the Memorial Day weekend, Myrtle Beach Police confirmed Tuesday.Capt. David Knipes of the Myrtle Beach Police said that Tristan Datre Payne, age 24,
  • Baby found in house as SC trio charged with making meth

    Baby found in house as SC trio charged with making meth

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 4:30 PM EDT2014-08-19 20:30:10 GMT
    Michael, Varner and Tiffany Steinbrecker..Michael, Varner and Tiffany Steinbrecker..
    Three people are behind bars after being arrested by Berkeley County Sheriff's Office deputies on meth charges.Deputies say they arrested the suspects at a home in the 500 block of McCrystal Circle in Moncks Corner following an investigation.
    Three people are behind bars after being arrested by Berkeley County Sheriff's Office deputies on meth charges.Deputies say they arrested the suspects at a home in the 500 block of McCrystal Circle in Moncks Corner following an investigation.
  • Myrtle Beach Pelicans manager is ejected from game -- then freaks out

    Myrtle Beach Pelicans manager is ejected from game -- then freaks out

    Monday, August 18 2014 10:43 PM EDT2014-08-19 02:43:35 GMT
    The Myrtle Beach Pelicans made headlines over the weekend... not because of their play on the field.. but because of what Manager Joe Mikulik did during a game against the Salem Red Sox.It came down to a play at the plate and apparently Mikulik didn't agree with the call.
    The Myrtle Beach Pelicans made headlines over the weekend... not because of their play on the field.. but because of what Manager Joe Mikulik did during a game against the Salem Red Sox.It came down to a play at the plate and apparently Mikulik didn't agree with the call.
  • Ex-solicitor's office worker exposed private parts at Florence mall several times, deputies say

    Ex-solicitor's office worker exposed private parts at Florence mall several times, deputies say

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 11:08 AM EDT2014-08-19 15:08:00 GMT
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    A Florence man has been charged with indecent exposure after authorities say he exposed his private parts several times at a local mall.Mark Andrews Manning, age 54, of Florence was arrested by In
    A Florence man has been charged with indecent exposure after authorities say he exposed his private parts several times at a local mall.Mark Andrews Manning, age 54, of Florence was arrested by In
  • 10-year-old NC girl, 2 police officers shot during domestic dispute

    10-year-old NC girl, 2 police officers shot during domestic dispute

    Monday, August 18 2014 7:32 AM EDT2014-08-18 11:32:18 GMT
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - A Charlotte man is in police custody after a young girl and two officers responding to a report of a domestic shooting were wounded.Charlotte-Mecklenburg police said a woman called 911 Sunday and said her boyfriend tried to attack her.Police Chief Rodney Monroe say two officers were slightly wounded while responding. They are four-year veteran Eric Bojaj and Kevin Stafford, on the job nearly three years. Monroe said one was struck in the leg and arm and the other in the...
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - A Charlotte man is in police custody after a young girl and two officers responding to a report of a domestic shooting were wounded.Charlotte-Mecklenburg police said a woman called 911 Sunday and said her boyfriend tried to attack her.Police Chief Rodney Monroe say two officers were slightly wounded while responding. They are four-year veteran Eric Bojaj and Kevin Stafford, on the job nearly three years. Monroe said one was struck in the leg and arm and the other in the...
  • Man dies in fall from rocks minutes after girlfriend accepts marriage proposal

    Man dies in fall from rocks minutes after girlfriend accepts marriage proposal

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 6:54 PM EDT2014-08-19 22:54:04 GMT
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    A California man died while rock climbing in Yosemite National Park shortly after his girlfriend accepted his marriage proposal.36-year old Brad Parker, a veteran rock climber and Sebastopol, Calif. resident was killed after falling from a climb along Matthes Crest
    A California man died while rock climbing in Yosemite National Park shortly after his girlfriend accepted his marriage proposal.36-year old Brad Parker, a veteran rock climber and Sebastopol, Calif. resident was killed after falling from a climb along Matthes Crest
  • Students in North Myrtle Beach welcome three new elementary schools for 2014-2015 school year

    Students in North Myrtle Beach welcome three new elementary schools for 2014-2015 school year

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 6:12 AM EDT2014-08-20 10:12:01 GMT
    NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (WBTW) – Teachers and parents across Horry County head back to classes for the beginning of a new school year Wednesday morning.For many students in North Myrtle Beach, the new school year means some shifting in schools. Because of new attendance lines, North Myrtle Beach Primary is now Ocean Drive Elementary. North Myrtle Beach Elementary School is now Riverside Elementary and North Myrtle Beach Intermediate is now Waterway Elementary.District leaders made the change...
    NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (WBTW) – Teachers and parents across Horry County head back to classes for the beginning of a new school year Wednesday morning.For many students in North Myrtle Beach, the new school year means some shifting in schools. Because of new attendance lines, North Myrtle Beach Primary is now Ocean Drive Elementary. North Myrtle Beach Elementary School is now Riverside Elementary and North Myrtle Beach Intermediate is now Waterway Elementary.District leaders made the change...
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