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  • Mom bites off dog's ear to save daughter during attack

    Mom bites off dog's ear to save daughter during attack

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 2:49 PM EDT2014-04-22 18:49:19 GMT
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    In a backyard in Alvin, swings a very lucky girl. Her name is Mackenzi Plass, or Kenzi for short, and she survived a dog attack and has undergone several surgeries."She'll be two and a half in May," said her very proud mother Chelsi Camp. "She's doing great. You wouldn't know it if you couldn't see."Mackenzi has scars on her face after the ordeal just weeks ago that put her mother's animal instincts to the test."You do whatever you can," said Camp. "I don't have physical strength at my side."...
    In a backyard in Alvin, swings a very lucky girl. Her name is Mackenzi Plass, or Kenzi for short, and she survived a dog attack and has undergone several surgeries."She'll be two and a half in May," said her very proud mother Chelsi Camp. "She's doing great. You wouldn't know it if you couldn't see."Mackenzi has scars on her face after the ordeal just weeks ago that put her mother's animal instincts to the test."You do whatever you can," said Camp. "I don't have physical strength at my side."...
  • Latta council votes to block Mayor from hiring police chief replacement

    Latta council votes to block Mayor from hiring police chief replacement

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 7:01 PM EDT2014-04-22 23:01:28 GMT
    The Latta Town Council voted unanimously in two key measures Tuesday night in support of fired Police Chief Crystal Moore.The council was having an emergency meeting to address the firing of Moore last week by Mayor Earl Bullard.Since her firing, there has been a landslide of support for Moore – and questions from townsfolk if she was fired because she is openly gay.The council voted 6-0 on an “emergency ordinance” that blocks the Mayor from hiring anyone to fill the police chief job for abou...
    The Latta Town Council voted unanimously in two key measures Tuesday night in support of fired Police Chief Crystal Moore.The council was having an emergency meeting to address the firing of Moore last week by Mayor Earl Bullard.Since her firing, there has been a landslide of support for Moore – and questions from townsfolk if she was fired because she is openly gay.The council voted 6-0 on an “emergency ordinance” that blocks the Mayor from hiring anyone to fill the police chief job for abou...
  • Baby found alive in trash can, SC woman charged

    Baby found alive in trash can, SC woman charged

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 7:35 AM EDT2014-04-22 11:35:31 GMT
    A Greenville woman is accused of attempted murder and willful neglect after police say she dumped her newborn son in a trash can moments after giving birth. The child is alive and stable at an area hospital. Reports show 28 year old Sharon Ferguson gave birth inside a vacant home on Chaney Street in the Nicholtown community. They say after, she wrapped the boy in a plastic bag and a blanket and placed him in the trash can near the back of the house. Police say she then walked to a Laurens Ro...
    A Greenville woman is accused of attempted murder and willful neglect after police say she dumped her newborn son in a trash can moments after giving birth. The child is alive and stable at an area hospital. Reports show 28 year old Sharon Ferguson gave birth inside a vacant home on Chaney Street in the Nicholtown community. They say after, she wrapped the boy in a plastic bag and a blanket and placed him in the trash can near the back of the house. Police say she then walked to a Laurens Ro...
  • Man found on the beach in Garden City died from suicide, officials say

    Man found on the beach in Garden City died from suicide, officials say

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 2:38 PM EDT2014-04-22 18:38:48 GMT
    Just after 11:30 Tuesday morning a beach walker spotted a body on the beach and called authorities. Murrells Inlet Garden City Fire was notified by Georgetown County Sheriffs’s Office. Assistant Chief J.R. Haney with MIGCF tells News13 there's no word whether it's a man or a woman or how the person died. At this point point, there'salso no details if it was a natural death or foul play.News13 will bring you updates asthey become available.
    Just after 11:30 Tuesday morning a beach walker spotted a body on the beach and called authorities. Murrells Inlet Garden City Fire was notified by Georgetown County Sheriffs’s Office. Assistant Chief J.R. Haney with MIGCF tells News13 there's no word whether it's a man or a woman or how the person died. At this point point, there'salso no details if it was a natural death or foul play.News13 will bring you updates asthey become available.
  • 8-year-old SC student fights for state fossil; lawmakers stall because of the Bible

    8-year-old SC student fights for state fossil; lawmakers stall because of the Bible

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 2:37 PM EDT2014-04-23 18:37:25 GMT
    A Lake City student thinks the state of South Carolina should have a state fossil. Olivia McConnell is 8 years and loves fossils and wants to be an Egyptologist when she grows up. She was surprised the Palmetto State didn't have a state fossil when it has plenty of other state things represented like a state handcraft, state heritage horse, migratory marine mammal and more. She knewan ancient kind of woolly mammoth was actually dug up in South Carolina, so she wrote to Gov. Nikki Haley and ot...
    A Lake City student thinks the state of South Carolina should have a state fossil. Olivia McConnell is 8 years and loves fossils and wants to be an Egyptologist when she grows up. She was surprised the Palmetto State didn't have a state fossil when it has plenty of other state things represented like a state handcraft, state heritage horse, migratory marine mammal and more. She knewan ancient kind of woolly mammoth was actually dug up in South Carolina, so she wrote to Gov. Nikki Haley and ot...
  • DMV revokes license of Manning Craig's Used Cars dealership with Florence location

    DMV revokes license of Manning Craig's Used Cars dealership with Florence location

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 2:33 PM EDT2014-04-23 18:33:04 GMT
    Craig's Used Cars in Manning, Courtesy: Google MapsCraig's Used Cars in Manning, Courtesy: Google Maps
    Manning Police say a six-month long investigation in conjunction with the DMV, has resulted in license revocations at the Craig's Used Cars dealership there.The dealership, on 402 Sunset Dr. in Manning, also hasa Florence location at 1011 S. Cashua Dr.Though Manning Police say the DMV revoked the dealer's license in their jurisdiction, it was not immediately clear Wednesday morning, what kind of impact the investigation had on the Florence location.Manning Police Lt. S.K. Daniels said that th...
    Manning Police say a six-month long investigation in conjunction with the DMV, has resulted in license revocations at the Craig's Used Cars dealership there.The dealership, on 402 Sunset Dr. in Manning, also hasa Florence location at 1011 S. Cashua Dr.Though Manning Police say the DMV revoked the dealer's license in their jurisdiction, it was not immediately clear Wednesday morning, what kind of impact the investigation had on the Florence location.Manning Police Lt. S.K. Daniels said that th...
  • Dillon convenience store clerk shot and killed

    Dillon convenience store clerk shot and killed

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 12:49 PM EDT2014-04-23 16:49:03 GMT
    The Dillon County sheriffs office is investigating a murder. It happened at about 11 p.m. Monday at the 20/20 convenience store, located at 2402 Highway9 E. in the Riverdale community of Dillon County. According to Capt. Cliff Arnette, two male clerks were leaving the store after it closedwhen theywere approached by two individuals. Authorities do not have descriptions of the individuals yet but we do know that one of the store clerks was shot in the upper body and died from his injuries. Th...
    The Dillon County sheriffs office is investigating a murder. It happened at about 11 p.m. Monday at the 20/20 convenience store, located at 2402 Highway9 E. in the Riverdale community of Dillon County. According to Capt. Cliff Arnette, two male clerks were leaving the store after it closedwhen theywere approached by two individuals. Authorities do not have descriptions of the individuals yet but we do know that one of the store clerks was shot in the upper body and died from his injuries. Th...
  • Latta Police Chief is fired, sources say

    Latta Police Chief is fired, sources say

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 5:35 PM EDT2014-04-15 21:35:01 GMT
    The Police Chief of the town of Latta has been fired, according to a town leader.Police Chief Crystal Moore was let go, councilman Jared Taylor told WBTW-TV on Tuesday afternoon.Moore became the department's
    The Police Chief of the town of Latta has been fired, according to a town leader.Police Chief Crystal Moore was let go, councilman Jared Taylor told WBTW-TV on Tuesday afternoon.Moore became the department's
  • 3 charged after 30 car break-ins during weekend in Surfside

    3 charged after 30 car break-ins during weekend in Surfside

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 6:06 PM EDT2014-04-22 22:06:50 GMT
    Three men have been arrested in relation to a rash of vehicle burglaries that occurred over the weekend in Surfside Beach and police are asking for the public to help find a missing handgun from the break-ins.Matthew Howard, age 21 of Myrtle Beach, was arrested and charged with 5 counts of Auto Burglary, Conspiracy to Commit a Felony, Pedestrian in the Highway, and Providing False Information to Police.Jarrett Leary, age 21 of Myrtle Beach, was charged with 5 counts of Auto Burglary, Conspira...
    Three men have been arrested in relation to a rash of vehicle burglaries that occurred over the weekend in Surfside Beach and police are asking for the public to help find a missing handgun from the break-ins.Matthew Howard, age 21 of Myrtle Beach, was arrested and charged with 5 counts of Auto Burglary, Conspiracy to Commit a Felony, Pedestrian in the Highway, and Providing False Information to Police.Jarrett Leary, age 21 of Myrtle Beach, was charged with 5 counts of Auto Burglary, Conspira...
  • Residents question why Latta mayor fired the town's first female police chief

    Folks question why Latta mayor fired the town's first female police chief

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 7:22 PM EDT2014-04-22 23:22:19 GMT
    The Mayor of the Town Of Latta fired the town's Police Chief on Tuesday. Latta town councilman Jared Taylor told us the mayor fired crystal Moore because she received 7 reprimands.. News13
    The Mayor of the Town Of Latta fired the town's Police Chief on Tuesday. Latta town councilman Jared Taylor told us the mayor fired crystal Moore because she received 7 reprimands.. News13
  • Silver alert canceled for missing NC woman

    Silver alert canceled for missing NC woman

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 8:19 AM EDT2014-04-23 12:19:22 GMT
    Teresa Fink (Facebook photo)Teresa Fink (Facebook photo)
    The N.C. Center for Missing Persons has issued a Silver Alert for a missing endangered woman, Teresa Gail Fink.
    The N.C. Center for Missing Persons has issued a Silver Alert for a missing endangered woman, Teresa Gail Fink.
  • Officials drop charges against man in case related to Heather Elvis investigation

    Officials drop charges against man in case related to Heather Elvis investigation

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 9:57 AM EDT2014-04-22 13:57:45 GMT
    Charges have been dismissed against a man accused of interfering with the case involving the disappearance of Heather Elvis. 
    Charges have been dismissed against a man accused of interfering with the case involving the disappearance of Heather Elvis. 
  • Ex-SC homeless ministry officer accused of stealing $440K

    Ex-SC homeless ministry officer accused of stealing $440K

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 8:41 AM EDT2014-04-23 12:41:23 GMT
    A former official with a homeless ministry in Charleston has been arrested and accused of embezzling more than $440,000. Fifty-six-year-old Carol Libby of Mount Pleasant is accused of taking the money from Crisis Ministry between 2006 and 2013. The former chief financial officer of the ministry has been charged in federal court with five counts of wire fraud. Libby was fired last June after she was arrested by Charleston police and charged with breach of trust. She had worked for the organ...
    A former official with a homeless ministry in Charleston has been arrested and accused of embezzling more than $440,000. Fifty-six-year-old Carol Libby of Mount Pleasant is accused of taking the money from Crisis Ministry between 2006 and 2013. The former chief financial officer of the ministry has been charged in federal court with five counts of wire fraud. Libby was fired last June after she was arrested by Charleston police and charged with breach of trust. She had worked for the organ...
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