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  • Transgender teen to sue SC over license photo

    Transgender teen to sue SC over license photo

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 8:37 AM EDT2014-09-02 12:37:33 GMT
    An organization that supports transgender rights is planning to sue South Carolina after the state wouldn't issue a driver's license to a 16-year-old boy unless he took off his makeup.The Transgender Legal Defense Education Fund said it will file a federal lawsuit against the South Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles on Tuesday. The boy, Chase Culpepper, his mother and the director of the fund also plan to talk to reporters in Columbia.The DMV wouldn't let Culpepper wear his makeup for the...
    An organization that supports transgender rights is planning to sue South Carolina after the state wouldn't issue a driver's license to a 16-year-old boy unless he took off his makeup.The Transgender Legal Defense Education Fund said it will file a federal lawsuit against the South Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles on Tuesday. The boy, Chase Culpepper, his mother and the director of the fund also plan to talk to reporters in Columbia.The DMV wouldn't let Culpepper wear his makeup for the...
  • Teen accused of killing mother, dismembering her body; according to deputies

    Teen accused of killing mother, dismembering her body; according to deputies

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 8:10 AM EDT2014-09-02 12:10:13 GMT
    Tyrese Landrum accused of killing his mother and dismembering her body.Tyrese Landrum accused of killing his mother and dismembering her body.
    A Lee County teenager is behind bars, accused of killing his own mother and hiding her body parts around the home.The sheriff's office says 15-year-old Tyrese Landrum has been charged with murder in death of his mother, 42-year-old Tamara Davis of North Fort Myers. Davis was first reported missing on August 24.On Sunday, deputies responded after reports of a strong smell coming from the home. When they arrived, they located Davis' body.Neighbors who talked to WBBH in Fort Myers say detectives...
    A Lee County teenager is behind bars, accused of killing his own mother and hiding her body parts around the home.The sheriff's office says 15-year-old Tyrese Landrum has been charged with murder in death of his mother, 42-year-old Tamara Davis of North Fort Myers. Davis was first reported missing on August 24.On Sunday, deputies responded after reports of a strong smell coming from the home. When they arrived, they located Davis' body.Neighbors who talked to WBBH in Fort Myers say detectives...
  • Up to 35 underage arrests at 'I'm Shmacked' event in North Myrtle Beach

    Up to 35 underage arrests at 'I'm Shmacked' event in North Myrtle Beach

    Friday, August 29 2014 9:02 PM EDT2014-08-30 01:02:37 GMT
    Twitter image from House of Blues on Thursday night from Dionysus on TwitterTwitter image from House of Blues on Thursday night from Dionysus on Twitter
    Up to 35 people were arrested on a variety of charges at a concert at House of Blues in North Myrtle Beach on Thursday night, officials said. North Myrtle Beach Police are still processing reports from the event, which was a concert by a band called “I'm Shmacked.”
    Up to 35 people were arrested on a variety of charges at a concert at House of Blues in North Myrtle Beach on Thursday night, officials said. North Myrtle Beach Police are still processing reports from the event, which was a concert by a band called “I'm Shmacked.”
  • Teens hurt after falling from carnival ride

    Teens hurt after falling from carnival ride

    Monday, September 1 2014 6:46 AM EDT2014-09-01 10:46:21 GMT
    Teens hurt after falling from carnival ride in Texas.Teens hurt after falling from carnival ride in Texas.
    Two teenagers were rushed to University Medical Center in serious condition, that according to emergency dispatchers, who said they fell more than 12 feet from a ride at Saint Anthony's Bazaar on Sunday night.It happened shortly past 10 p.m.Dispatchers said firefighters also requested a ladder to rescue somebody stranded on the ride. The Crimes Against Children unit is investigating. There was no immediate indication from police of why that unit is involved.
    Two teenagers were rushed to University Medical Center in serious condition, that according to emergency dispatchers, who said they fell more than 12 feet from a ride at Saint Anthony's Bazaar on Sunday night.It happened shortly past 10 p.m.Dispatchers said firefighters also requested a ladder to rescue somebody stranded on the ride. The Crimes Against Children unit is investigating. There was no immediate indication from police of why that unit is involved.
  • More than 30 teens escape from detention center in TN

    More than 30 teens escape from detention center in TN

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 7:25 AM EDT2014-09-02 11:25:15 GMT
    30 teens escape from detention center Monday 30 teens escape from detention center Monday
    More than 30 teens escaped from a Nashville youth detention center and 17 were still being sought early Tuesday, a spokesman said.Thirty-two teens - ages 14 to 19 - escaped from Woodland Hills Youth Development Center around 11 p.m. Monday by crawling under a weak spot in a fence that surrounded a yard there, Tennessee Department of Children's Services spokesman Rob Johnson said.Two teens were recaptured right away and others were found overnight, Johnson said. Local police and the Tennessee ...
    More than 30 teens escaped from a Nashville youth detention center and 17 were still being sought early Tuesday, a spokesman said.Thirty-two teens - ages 14 to 19 - escaped from Woodland Hills Youth Development Center around 11 p.m. Monday by crawling under a weak spot in a fence that surrounded a yard there, Tennessee Department of Children's Services spokesman Rob Johnson said.Two teens were recaptured right away and others were found overnight, Johnson said. Local police and the Tennessee ...
  • Child, infant killed after boat capsizes; SC woman charged with DUI

    Child, infant killed after boat capsizes; SC woman charged with DUI

    Monday, September 1 2014 12:04 PM EDT2014-09-01 16:04:56 GMT
    Woman charged with DUI after boating crash kills 2 children.Woman charged with DUI after boating crash kills 2 children.
    Anderson County Emergency Officials have recovered the body of an infant in Lake Hartwell after a boat capsized Sunday evening around 8:55 p.m.According to Anderson County Sheriff John Skipper, the baby was recovered near the end of a boat dock in about 20 feet of water near Hickory Ridge Road in the Townville area.Anderson County Coroner Greg Shore tell us a nine-year-old child also died after the boat overturned. That child was airlifted to AnMed, but was already in cardiac arrest. Accordin...
    Anderson County Emergency Officials have recovered the body of an infant in Lake Hartwell after a boat capsized Sunday evening around 8:55 p.m.According to Anderson County Sheriff John Skipper, the baby was recovered near the end of a boat dock in about 20 feet of water near Hickory Ridge Road in the Townville area.Anderson County Coroner Greg Shore tell us a nine-year-old child also died after the boat overturned. That child was airlifted to AnMed, but was already in cardiac arrest. Accordin...
  • Vandals ransack FL house and damage 1980 Corvette

    Vandals ransack FL house and damage 1980 Corvette

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 10:01 AM EDT2014-09-02 14:01:37 GMT
    A Florida couple had just returned home from a week long trip only to find their home was broken into and vandalized.It appears someone or a group of people went room to room, splashing paint all over, slashing furniture, and smashing TV's.They also stole five guns and dozens of medications, mostly pain killers. In addition to the damage to the home they also damaged a 1980 Corvette.The homeowner is hoping the serial numbers on the guns will lead to an arrest,
    A Florida couple had just returned home from a week long trip only to find their home was broken into and vandalized.It appears someone or a group of people went room to room, splashing paint all over, slashing furniture, and smashing TV's.They also stole five guns and dozens of medications, mostly pain killers. In addition to the damage to the home they also damaged a 1980 Corvette.The homeowner is hoping the serial numbers on the guns will lead to an arrest,
  • Staying employed after Labor Day in Myrtle Beach

    Staying employed after Labor Day in Myrtle Beach

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 6:12 AM EDT2014-09-02 10:12:51 GMT
    Labor Day means many businesses in Myrtle Beach scale back their operations, but not every store closes its doors."Last winter I was unemployed,” said Chris Durff.Durff works in the Gay Dolphin parking lot in Myrtle Beach.He moved to Myrtle Beach two years ago and says in the summer jobs are plentiful, but when the season ends it is a different story."During my off time, I was constantly looking for a job but you know...
    Labor Day means many businesses in Myrtle Beach scale back their operations, but not every store closes its doors."Last winter I was unemployed,” said Chris Durff.Durff works in the Gay Dolphin parking lot in Myrtle Beach.He moved to Myrtle Beach two years ago and says in the summer jobs are plentiful, but when the season ends it is a different story."During my off time, I was constantly looking for a job but you know...
  • Half brothers in prison for 30 years seek new trial in NC

    Half brothers in prison for 30 years seek new trial in NC

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 6:35 AM EDT2014-09-02 10:35:26 GMT
    Henry McCollum (L) Leon Brown (R)Henry McCollum (L) Leon Brown (R)
    Half brothers who have spent 30 years in prison for the killing and rape of an 11-year-old girl in North Carolina are asking to be released.Lawyers for 50-year-old Henry McCollum and 46-year-old Leon Brown say DNA analysis of a cigarette butt found at the crime scene in Robeson County link it to a man serving a life sentence for a similar rape and killing that took place a month later.The Center for Death Penalty Litigation says that man was the real killer of Sabrina Buie in 1983.The attorne...
    Half brothers who have spent 30 years in prison for the killing and rape of an 11-year-old girl in North Carolina are asking to be released.Lawyers for 50-year-old Henry McCollum and 46-year-old Leon Brown say DNA analysis of a cigarette butt found at the crime scene in Robeson County link it to a man serving a life sentence for a similar rape and killing that took place a month later.The Center for Death Penalty Litigation says that man was the real killer of Sabrina Buie in 1983.The attorne...
  • Emergency landing in SC for Allegiant passengers

    Emergency landing in SC for Allegiant passengers

    Monday, September 1 2014 11:57 AM EDT2014-09-01 15:57:31 GMT
    Emergency landing at Greeneville-Spartanburg airport.Emergency landing at Greeneville-Spartanburg airport.
    Allegiant Air flight 683, scheduled from Grand Rapids, Michigan to Orlando-Sanford Sunday, experienced a cabin pressurization issue approximately two hours after take off. The pilots landed the aircraft at the Greenville-Spartanburg airport. The oxygen masks were dispensed for passengers but no reports of any injuries. Passengers were rebooked on flights and given overnight hotel accommodation.
    Allegiant Air flight 683, scheduled from Grand Rapids, Michigan to Orlando-Sanford Sunday, experienced a cabin pressurization issue approximately two hours after take off. The pilots landed the aircraft at the Greenville-Spartanburg airport. The oxygen masks were dispensed for passengers but no reports of any injuries. Passengers were rebooked on flights and given overnight hotel accommodation.
  • Siblings charged with incest in truck after watching 'The Notebook' near Savannah

    Siblings charged with incest in truck after watching 'The Notebook' near Savannah

    Thursday, August 28 2014 5:00 PM EDT2014-08-28 21:00:20 GMT
    Buckner and Savoy (images from WSAV)Buckner and Savoy (images from WSAV)
    Siblings from just outside Savannah have been charged with incest after they had sex in a truck near a school just after watching a romance movie, deputies say.The Effingham County Sheriff's Office says 20-year-old Christopher Buckner of Guyton and her half-brother,
    Siblings from just outside Savannah have been charged with incest after they had sex in a truck near a school just after watching a romance movie, deputies say.The Effingham County Sheriff's Office says 20-year-old Christopher Buckner of Guyton and her half-brother,
  • 1 dead, 1 hurt in SC police headquarters shooting

    1 dead, 1 hurt in SC police headquarters shooting

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 7:40 AM EDT2014-09-02 11:40:08 GMT
    Shooting outside police headquarters in Greenville leaves suspect dead,Shooting outside police headquarters in Greenville leaves suspect dead,
    A suspect has been killed and a Greenville officer has been hurt in a shooting outside police headquarters.Interim Police Chief Mike Gambrell told local reporters that the shooting happened about 10:30 p.m. Monday after a man tried to enter the Greenville County Law Enforcement Center.Gambrell said the suspect died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.The names of those involved have not been released. Gambrell said the officer was in serious condition after being shot twice in the side and on...
    A suspect has been killed and a Greenville officer has been hurt in a shooting outside police headquarters.Interim Police Chief Mike Gambrell told local reporters that the shooting happened about 10:30 p.m. Monday after a man tried to enter the Greenville County Law Enforcement Center.Gambrell said the suspect died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.The names of those involved have not been released. Gambrell said the officer was in serious condition after being shot twice in the side and on...
  • Florence County deputies ask for help finding missing man

    Florence County deputies ask for help finding missing man

    Monday, September 1 2014 8:49 AM EDT2014-09-01 12:49:35 GMT
    Investigators with the Florence County Sheriff's Office need your help in locating a missing Johnsonville man. Julius Lavarn Gamble, 23, of Johnsonville, was last seen on August 28, Gamble, also known as "Juju" is described as a black male, approximately 5'7" inches tall, weighing approximately 155 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes.Anyone with knowledge or information regarding the location or whereabouts of Gamble is asked to contact Florence County Sheriff's Office investigators at (84...
    Investigators with the Florence County Sheriff's Office need your help in locating a missing Johnsonville man. Julius Lavarn Gamble, 23, of Johnsonville, was last seen on August 28, Gamble, also known as "Juju" is described as a black male, approximately 5'7" inches tall, weighing approximately 155 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes.Anyone with knowledge or information regarding the location or whereabouts of Gamble is asked to contact Florence County Sheriff's Office investigators at (84...
  • One car wreck kills 6 in Texas

    One car wreck kills 6 in Texas

    Monday, September 1 2014 1:13 PM EDT2014-09-01 17:13:48 GMT
    Six people died in one-car crash in Texas.Six people died in one-car crash in Texas.
    A one vehicle accident in Dallas Sunday night has left six people dead. According to law enforcement officials, the driver lost control of that vehicle while heading southbound on Bonnie View Road. The vehicle struck a curb with a rear tire and then hit the median on the opposite side of the road, smashing into a tree on the passenger side. Emergency crews arrived quickly and asked for heavy rescue response due to people who were trapped inside of the wreckage. Investigators said that speed w...
    A one vehicle accident in Dallas Sunday night has left six people dead. According to law enforcement officials, the driver lost control of that vehicle while heading southbound on Bonnie View Road. The vehicle struck a curb with a rear tire and then hit the median on the opposite side of the road, smashing into a tree on the passenger side. Emergency crews arrived quickly and asked for heavy rescue response due to people who were trapped inside of the wreckage. Investigators said that speed w...
  • Military vehicle could find home in Darlington County's vehicle fleet

    Military vehicle could find home in Darlington County's vehicle fleet

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 6:08 AM EDT2014-09-02 10:08:12 GMT
    Darlington County may soon get a military vehicle. Darlington County may soon get a military vehicle.
    Darlington County Sheriff Wayne Byrd recently acquired a mine-resistant armor protected vehicle, or MRAP, and now wants it a part of the county's fleet.
    Darlington County Sheriff Wayne Byrd recently acquired a mine-resistant armor protected vehicle, or MRAP, and now wants it a part of the county's fleet.
  • Wedding canceled, but party goes on for charity

    Wedding canceled, but party goes on for charity

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 10:34 AM EDT2014-09-02 14:34:20 GMT
    Former groom decides to turn canceled wedding reception into fundraiser for needy children.Former groom decides to turn canceled wedding reception into fundraiser for needy children.
    A charity event in Pittsburgh raised thousands of dollars to benefit sick kids in developing countries Sunday. The background to the ball is one man's story of turning disappointment into generosity. For Phil Laboon this wasn't exactly the church entrance he planned to make on his wedding day. Phil's relationship had ended and the wedding he and his former bride planned had been canceled. But Phil decided to carry on, and host the reception in the name of a charity. Phil said, "That's like l...
    A charity event in Pittsburgh raised thousands of dollars to benefit sick kids in developing countries Sunday. The background to the ball is one man's story of turning disappointment into generosity. For Phil Laboon this wasn't exactly the church entrance he planned to make on his wedding day. Phil's relationship had ended and the wedding he and his former bride planned had been canceled. But Phil decided to carry on, and host the reception in the name of a charity. Phil said, "That's like l...
  • Patient said measles vaccine cured her cancer

    Patient said measles vaccine cured her cancer

    Monday, September 1 2014 12:57 PM EDT2014-09-01 16:57:58 GMT
    Woman's cancer goes into remission after measles vaccine.Woman's cancer goes into remission after measles vaccine.
    An experimental cancer treatment is making medical history at the Mayo Clinic. Stacy Erholtz made international news earlier this year after doctor's announced her cancer was in remission due to the treatment. After enduring the ten most difficult years of her life, Stacy Erholtz can't stop smiling as she talks about her medical miracle. Cancer that attacks the blood nearly stole this mother of three from her children. She received a highly concentrated dose of the measles virus and Stacy's c...
    An experimental cancer treatment is making medical history at the Mayo Clinic. Stacy Erholtz made international news earlier this year after doctor's announced her cancer was in remission due to the treatment. After enduring the ten most difficult years of her life, Stacy Erholtz can't stop smiling as she talks about her medical miracle. Cancer that attacks the blood nearly stole this mother of three from her children. She received a highly concentrated dose of the measles virus and Stacy's c...
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