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  • Bear Spotted At Clemson University

    Bear Spotted At Clemson University

    Wednesday, May 27 2015 9:21 PM EDT2015-05-28 01:21:11 GMT
    Officials at Clemson University sent out a campus alert to students and staff stating a black bear was spotted on campus. The alert said the bear was seen near Thornhill Village and Calhoun Courts.
    Officials at Clemson University sent out a campus alert to students and staff stating a black bear was spotted on campus. The alert said the bear was seen near Thornhill Village and Calhoun Courts.
  • Spectacle in the Sky Draws Thousands to Anderson Co.

    Spectacle in the Sky Draws Thousands to Anderson Co.

    Wednesday, May 27 2015 7:03 PM EDT2015-05-27 23:03:10 GMT
    A spectacle in the sky drew thousands to Anderson County. The Anderson Regional Airport show wrapped up Wednesday evening.
    A spectacle in the sky drew thousands to Anderson County. The Anderson Regional Airport show wrapped up Wednesday evening.
  • Gaffney Reaches $200K Wrongful Death Settlement

    Gaffney Reaches $200K Wrongful Death Settlement

    Wednesday, May 27 2015 6:41 PM EDT2015-05-27 22:41:13 GMT
    The City of Gaffney on Tuesday reached a $200,000 wrongful death settlement with the estate of a man who died in police custody in 2009.
    The City of Gaffney on Tuesday reached a $200,000 wrongful death settlement with the estate of a man who died in police custody in 2009.
  • No Charges Filed In Anderson Co. Shooting

    No Charges Filed In Anderson Co. Shooting

    Wednesday, May 27 2015 6:30 PM EDT2015-05-27 22:30:21 GMT
    Authorities say the shooter fired in self defense, killing 40-year-old Timothy Lee Owens.  It happened on Crawford Street around 2 p.m.
    Authorities say the shooter fired in self defense, killing 40-year-old Timothy Lee Owens.  It happened on Crawford Street around 2 p.m.
  • Spartanburg Co. Babysitter Now Facing Homicide By Child Abuse Charge

    Spartanburg Co. Babysitter Now Facing Homicide By Child Abuse Charge

    Wednesday, May 27 2015 5:23 PM EDT2015-05-27 21:23:39 GMT
    Charges against a Spartanburg County babysitter who deputies say was watching a 3-month-old when she suffered injuries that led to her death have been upgraded. Katie Wheeler Harris now faces a charge of Homicide by Child Abuse.
    Charges against a Spartanburg County babysitter who deputies say was watching a 3-month-old when she suffered injuries that led to her death have been upgraded. Katie Wheeler Harris now faces a charge of Homicide by Child Abuse.
  • Upstate School Scraps Final Exams For More Hands-On Studies

    Upstate School Scraps Final Exams For More Hands-On Studies

    Wednesday, May 27 2015 5:00 PM EDT2015-05-27 21:00:16 GMT

    While many students finish out the school year with final exams, one Upstate school is taking a different approach. It's scrapping them all together.

    While many students finish out the school year with final exams, one Upstate school is taking a different approach. It's scrapping them all together.

  • What To Do If You’re Bitten by Venomous Snake

    What To Do If You’re Bitten by Venomous Snake

    Wednesday, May 27 2015 4:56 PM EDT2015-05-27 20:56:44 GMT
    This is a venomous copperhead Oconee County snake handler Lamar Digby captured.This is a venomous copperhead Oconee County snake handler Lamar Digby captured.
    As temperatures heat up, more and more people in the upstate are seeing snakes slithering into their backyards. Two people in the upstate have already been bitten by venomous copperheads this summer.
    As temperatures heat up, more and more people in the upstate are seeing snakes slithering into their backyards. Two people in the upstate have already been bitten by venomous copperheads this summer.
  • Wofford College, A Private School, Received Thousands Of Tax Dollars

    Wofford College, A Private School, Received Thousands Of Tax Dollars

    Wednesday, May 27 2015 4:14 PM EDT2015-05-27 20:14:40 GMT
     Records show that Wofford College received thousands of hospitality tax dollars for two separate events and has requested thousands more to hold the same events again this year.
     Records show that Wofford College received thousands of hospitality tax dollars for two separate events and has requested thousands more to hold the same events again this year.
  • WATCH: Fiorina Speaking To Republicans In SC

    WATCH: Fiorina Speaking To Republicans In SC

    Wednesday, May 27 2015 3:39 PM EDT2015-05-27 19:39:22 GMT
    Republican presidential hopeful Carly Fiorina is making a few stops in early-voting South Carolina this week.
    Republican presidential hopeful Carly Fiorina is making a few stops in early-voting South Carolina this week.
  • Spartanburg Woman Arrested For Fighting Officer At Elementary School

    Spartanburg Woman Arrested For Fighting Officer At Elementary School

    Wednesday, May 27 2015 2:52 PM EDT2015-05-27 18:52:33 GMT
    A Spartanburg mother faces charges after police say she fought an officer and tried to get her child to fight a classmate.  The officer says when he tried to arrest Cummings for trespassing, she attacked him and left cuts on his face and neck.
    A Spartanburg mother faces charges after police say she fought an officer and tried to get her child to fight a classmate.  The officer says when he tried to arrest Cummings for trespassing, she attacked him and left cuts on his face and neck.
  • Gaffney Police Warn of Phone Fraud

    Gaffney Police Warn of Phone Fraud

    Wednesday, May 27 2015 2:25 PM EDT2015-05-27 18:25:35 GMT
    Gaffney police are investigating fraudulent phone calls targeting businesses and citizens. The man says that their account is overdue and that their services will be cut off within 45 minutes unless they give their banking routing number or credit card information, police say.
    Gaffney police are investigating fraudulent phone calls targeting businesses and citizens. The man says that their account is overdue and that their services will be cut off within 45 minutes unless they give their banking routing number or credit card information, police say.
  • Man Dies At Travelers Rest Fire Dept. After Stabbing

    Man Dies At Travelers Rest Fire Dept. After Stabbing

    Wednesday, May 27 2015 10:49 AM EDT2015-05-27 14:49:39 GMT
    The Greenville County Sheriff's Office, The Greenville County Coroner's Office, and The Travelers Rest Police Department are investigating a deadly stabbing in Travelers Rest.
    The Greenville County Sheriff's Office, The Greenville County Coroner's Office, and The Travelers Rest Police Department are investigating a deadly stabbing in Travelers Rest.
  • School: Teacher Charged With Child Porn Took Pictures Of 149 students

    School: Teacher Charged With Child Porn Took Pictures Of 149 students

    Tuesday, May 26 2015 11:05 PM EDT2015-05-27 03:05:40 GMT
    Daniel Ray ArcherDaniel Ray Archer
    The Greenville County School District sent a letter to parents at Mauldin Middle School letting them know that a teacher who has been indicted on child porn charges took pictures of more than 140 students.
    The Greenville County School District sent a letter to parents at Mauldin Middle School letting them know that a teacher who has been indicted on child porn charges took pictures of more than 140 students.
  • Severe Thunderstorms Leave Damages Through Upstate

    Severe Thunderstorms Leave Damages Through Upstate

    Tuesday, May 26 2015 9:45 PM EDT2015-05-27 01:45:56 GMT
    Severe thunderstorms have left tree damages and thousands without power through the Upstate. According to Duke Energy over 1400 people are without power in Anderson Co. and over 1200 in Greenville Co.
    Severe thunderstorms have left tree damages and thousands without power through the Upstate. According to Duke Energy over 1400 people are without power in Anderson Co. and over 1200 in Greenville Co.
  • Anderson Regional Air Show

    Anderson Regional Air Show

    Tuesday, May 26 2015 7:09 PM EDT2015-05-26 23:09:45 GMT
    At least 20,000 people are expected to gather Wednesday for the Anderson Regional Air Show. The big event is a salute to Korean War Veterans, according to organizers. The event will showcase the Royal Canadian Snowbirds. Spectators can look forward to lots of exciting flight demonstrations, parachute jumps, helicopter rides, displays and of course vendors. If you'd like to attend, don't worry about the cost because admission is free. Gates open at noon, with the show kicking off at 4p.m. ...
    At least 20,000 people are expected to gather Wednesday for the Anderson Regional Air Show. The big event is a salute to Korean War Veterans, according to organizers. The event will showcase the Royal Canadian Snowbirds. Spectators can look forward to lots of exciting flight demonstrations, parachute jumps, helicopter rides, displays and of course vendors. If you'd like to attend, don't worry about the cost because admission is free. Gates open at noon, with the show kicking off at 4p.m. ...
  • Summer Safety Tips From The Greenville County Sheriff's Office

    Summer Safety Tips From The Greenville County Sheriff's Office

    Tuesday, May 26 2015 6:35 PM EDT2015-05-26 22:35:55 GMT
    Summer Safety Tips From The Greenville County Sheriff's OfficeSummer Safety Tips From The Greenville County Sheriff's Office
    The Greenville County Sheriff's Office has some safety tips to help keep you from becoming a victim of the summer crime spike.
    The Greenville County Sheriff's Office has some safety tips to help keep you from becoming a victim of the summer crime spike.
  • Suspect Arrested In Flashing Of Student Outside Anderson Co. School

    Suspect Arrested In Flashing Of Student Outside Anderson Co. School

    Tuesday, May 26 2015 5:18 PM EDT2015-05-26 21:18:22 GMT
    Scott Huestis BrannanScott Huestis Brannan
    A man has been arrested after being accused of several crimes, including getting into a student's vehicle and exposing himself to her last week.
    A man has been arrested after being accused of several crimes, including getting into a student's vehicle and exposing himself to her last week.
  • Simpsonville Police Search For Suspected Child Predator

    Simpsonville Police Search For Suspected Child Predator

    Tuesday, May 26 2015 4:04 PM EDT2015-05-26 20:04:35 GMT
    Possible Suspect Vehicles (Not Actual Vehicles Shown)Possible Suspect Vehicles (Not Actual Vehicles Shown)
    Simpsonville Police need your help tracking down a possible child predator. Police said they've gotten several reports of a man driving up to girls and asking about their school buses.
    Simpsonville Police need your help tracking down a possible child predator. Police said they've gotten several reports of a man driving up to girls and asking about their school buses.
  • 2 Upstate Students Competing In National Spelling Bee

    2 Upstate Students Competing In National Spelling Bee

    Tuesday, May 26 2015 2:51 PM EDT2015-05-26 18:51:47 GMT
    Kalika Melody Burnett Bridwell (GoUpstate.com) and Emily Ladines (IndependentMail.com)Kalika Melody Burnett Bridwell (GoUpstate.com) and Emily Ladines (IndependentMail.com)
    Kalika Melody Burnett Bridwell, an 8th grader from Florence Chapel Middle School in Duncan, and Emily Ladines, an 8th grade student from Riverside Middle School in Pendleton are in National Harbor, MD to compete against 283 other spellers.
    Kalika Melody Burnett Bridwell, an 8th grader from Florence Chapel Middle School in Duncan, and Emily Ladines, an 8th grade student from Riverside Middle School in Pendleton are in National Harbor, MD to compete against 283 other spellers.
  • Gas Pipeline Inspections May Lead to Loud Noises in Greenville

    Gas Pipeline Inspections May Lead to Loud Noises in Greenville

    Tuesday, May 26 2015 12:36 PM EDT2015-05-26 16:36:31 GMT
    Flames like the one shown here may be seen during gas pipeline testing in Greenville this week.Flames like the one shown here may be seen during gas pipeline testing in Greenville this week.
    Piedmont Natural Gas will be performing a series of tests on a 12-mile stretch of natural gas pipeline for the next week, which may lead to loud noises and tall flames that would be visible in nearby neighborhoods.
    Piedmont Natural Gas will be performing a series of tests on a 12-mile stretch of natural gas pipeline for the next week, which may lead to loud noises and tall flames that would be visible in nearby neighborhoods.
  • Two Hurt In Anderson Co. Apartment Fire

    Two Hurt In Anderson Co. Apartment Fire

    Tuesday, May 26 2015 10:47 AM EDT2015-05-26 14:47:14 GMT
     Several fire departments responded to an apartment fire in Anderson County, Tuesday morning. 
     Several fire departments responded to an apartment fire in Anderson County, Tuesday morning. 
  • Deputies Search For Gunman In Spartanburg Co.

    Deputies Search For Gunman In Spartanburg Co.

    Tuesday, May 26 2015 4:58 AM EDT2015-05-26 08:58:49 GMT
    Spartanburg County deputies are searching for a gunman that sent a woman to the hospital, Tuesday morning.
    Spartanburg County deputies are searching for a gunman that sent a woman to the hospital, Tuesday morning.
  • Copperhead Bites Person In Oconee Co.

    Copperhead Bites Person In Oconee Co.

    Monday, May 25 2015 5:56 PM EDT2015-05-25 21:56:46 GMT
    A person was bitten by a copperhead snake Monday around 1 PM in the Fall Creek Landing area off Highway 11 according to Oconee Co. Fire Marshal Shane Gibbs.
    A person was bitten by a copperhead snake Monday around 1 PM in the Fall Creek Landing area off Highway 11 according to Oconee Co. Fire Marshal Shane Gibbs.
  • Upstate Ceremonies Honor Fallen Service Members

    Upstate Ceremonies Honor Fallen Service Members

    Monday, May 25 2015 5:49 PM EDT2015-05-25 21:49:36 GMT
    Across the upstate, crowds gathered to salute the memory of our fallen service members. Military members, their families and friends joined with upstate leaders to honor and remember their lost loved ones.
    Across the upstate, crowds gathered to salute the memory of our fallen service members. Military members, their families and friends joined with upstate leaders to honor and remember their lost loved ones.
  • Person Shot In Head In Car on I-26

    Person Shot In Head In Car on I-26

    Monday, May 25 2015 10:57 AM EDT2015-05-25 14:57:39 GMT
    Officers were on the scene between mile marker 4 and 5 on I-26.Officers were on the scene between mile marker 4 and 5 on I-26.
     Campobello Police are investigating a shooting on Sunday night on Interstate 26 near mile marker 5. 
     Campobello Police are investigating a shooting on Sunday night on Interstate 26 near mile marker 5. 
  • Teen Dies In Cherokee Co Motorcycle Wreck

    Teen Dies In Cherokee Co Motorcycle Wreck

    Monday, May 25 2015 8:10 AM EDT2015-05-25 12:10:21 GMT
    A 19-year-old motorcycle rider died after a crash late Sunday night, according to the South Carolina Highway Patrol.
    A 19-year-old motorcycle rider died after a crash late Sunday night, according to the South Carolina Highway Patrol.
  • Arrest Made In Anderson County Arson Case

    Arrest Made In Anderson County Arson Case

    Monday, May 25 2015 12:10 AM EDT2015-05-25 04:10:27 GMT
    Anderson County Fire Department trying to find the cause of a fire in Townville Saturday.Anderson County Fire Department trying to find the cause of a fire in Townville Saturday.
    The Anderson County Fire Department is investigating large fire as arson. Authorities have now arrested the woman who they say is responsible.
    The Anderson County Fire Department is investigating large fire as arson. Authorities have now arrested the woman who they say is responsible.
  • Weaverville Woman Dies in Asheville Wreck Sunday

    Weaverville Woman Dies in Asheville Wreck Sunday

    Sunday, May 24 2015 11:57 PM EDT2015-05-25 03:57:29 GMT
    Asheville Police say a Weaverville woman died in a wreck in Asheville on  I-240W near Charlotte Street Sunday.Asheville Police say a Weaverville woman died in a wreck in Asheville on I-240W near Charlotte Street Sunday.
     Asheville Police say a Weaverville woman died in a wreck in Asheville Sunday.
     Asheville Police say a Weaverville woman died in a wreck in Asheville Sunday.

  • Mobile Meth Labs May Go Undetected on Upstate Roads

    Mobile Meth Labs May Go Undetected on Upstate Roads

    Sunday, May 24 2015 11:23 PM EDT2015-05-25 03:23:57 GMT
    Police discovered a meth lab strapped to a moped in Anderson County after they tried to make a traffic stop Saturday night.
    Police discovered a meth lab strapped to a moped in Anderson County after they tried to make a traffic stop Saturday night.
  • Troopers Investigate Hit And Run In Greenville Sunday

    Troopers Investigate Hit And Run In Greenville Sunday

    Sunday, May 24 2015 11:14 PM EDT2015-05-25 03:14:24 GMT
    Highway Patrol investigate a hit and run in Greenville County Sunday night.Highway Patrol investigate a hit and run in Greenville County Sunday night.
    Highway Patrol investigate a hit and run in Greenville County Sunday night.
    Highway Patrol investigate a hit and run in Greenville County Sunday night.
  • Clemson Univ. Holds Scroll of Honor Ceremony Sunday

    Clemson Univ. Holds Scroll of Honor Ceremony Sunday

    Sunday, May 24 2015 9:30 PM EDT2015-05-25 01:30:38 GMT
    Clemson held Memorial Day ceremony on Sunday.Clemson held Memorial Day ceremony on Sunday.
     Clemson held Memorial Day ceremony on Sunday.
     Clemson held Memorial Day ceremony on Sunday.

  • One Dead After Nightclub Shooting

    One Dead After Nightclub Shooting

    Sunday, May 24 2015 3:26 PM EDT2015-05-24 19:26:07 GMT
    Barbara Anne Beam, 82, was found dead at a home on January 2 on Mt. Vista Avenue according to the Greenville County Coroner.Barbara Anne Beam, 82, was found dead at a home on January 2 on Mt. Vista Avenue according to the Greenville County Coroner.
    One person died after shots were fired at the Paparazzi Bar and Grill early Sunday morning. The Asheville Police Department states that they found the victim Michael Fred Wilkerson, 23, with one gunshot wound inside the packed nightclub.
    One person died after shots were fired at the Paparazzi Bar and Grill early Sunday morning. The Asheville Police Department states that they found the victim Michael Fred Wilkerson, 23, with one gunshot wound inside the packed nightclub.
  • Spartanburg Shooter Found In Anderson Co.

    Spartanburg Shooter Found In Anderson Co.

    Sunday, May 24 2015 12:59 PM EDT2015-05-24 16:59:09 GMT
    Photo Courtesy of SCSOPhoto Courtesy of SCSO
    The Spartanburg County Sheriff's Office arrested a suspect involved in a shooting at the Spartanburg Motor Lodge early Saturday morning. According to the report, Gerald Akeen Gadsden, 25 of Spartanburg has been arrested on warrants for attempted murder and possession of a weapon during a violent crime. Gadsden was identified by eye witnesses to the shooting and was found in an Anderson County hospital by local deputies after he checked into the hospital for an unknown reason.
    The Spartanburg County Sheriff's Office arrested a suspect involved in a shooting at the Spartanburg Motor Lodge early Saturday morning. According to the report, Gerald Akeen Gadsden, 25 of Spartanburg has been arrested on warrants for attempted murder and possession of a weapon during a violent crime. Gadsden was identified by eye witnesses to the shooting and was found in an Anderson County hospital by local deputies after he checked into the hospital for an unknown reason.
  • Seneca Robbery Suspect Found In NC

    Seneca Robbery Suspect Found In NC

    Sunday, May 24 2015 11:17 AM EDT2015-05-24 15:17:14 GMT
    The Oconee County Sheriff's Office issued an arrest warrant Saturday in a bank robbery case which happened in Seneca Tuesday afternoon. According to the report given by the Sheriff's Office, Jesse Ray Pate, 53 of Mountain Rest became a suspect in a bank robbery where $5,767 was taken from the Community First Bank after information was received by investigators.
    The Oconee County Sheriff's Office issued an arrest warrant Saturday in a bank robbery case which happened in Seneca Tuesday afternoon. According to the report given by the Sheriff's Office, Jesse Ray Pate, 53 of Mountain Rest became a suspect in a bank robbery where $5,767 was taken from the Community First Bank after information was received by investigators.
  • 2 Arrested In Spartanburg Co. Fatal Shooting

    2 Arrested In Spartanburg Co. Fatal Shooting

    Sunday, May 24 2015 10:42 AM EDT2015-05-24 14:42:52 GMT
    Two men are now in custody in a fatal shooting Friday morning near Chesnee. Two people were shot. One of them died.
    Two men are now in custody in a fatal shooting Friday morning near Chesnee. Two people were shot. One of them died.
  • Rolling Meth Lab Discovered During Traffic Stop In West Pelzer

    Rolling Meth Lab Discovered During Traffic Stop In West Pelzer

    Sunday, May 24 2015 12:14 AM EDT2015-05-24 04:14:52 GMT
    Emergency crews work the scene after a rolling meth lab was discovered in West Pelzer Saturday night. Photo: David RogersEmergency crews work the scene after a rolling meth lab was discovered in West Pelzer Saturday night. Photo: David Rogers
    Anderson County deputies say a small section of Railroad Street near Hindman Street in West Pelzer closed Saturday night and Hazmat unit were called on scene after discovering a rolling meth lab. 
    Anderson County deputies say a small section of Railroad Street near Hindman Street in West Pelzer closed Saturday night and Hazmat unit were called on scene after discovering a rolling meth lab. 
  • Missing Woman Found Dead in Chesnee

    Missing Woman Found Dead in Chesnee

    Saturday, May 23 2015 8:08 PM EDT2015-05-24 00:08:00 GMT
    Cherokee County coroner says body of a missing person was found Saturday.Cherokee County coroner says body of a missing person was found Saturday.
     Cherokee County coroner says body of a missing person was found Saturday.
     Cherokee County coroner says body of a missing person was found Saturday.

  • Busy Memorial Day Weekend on Upstate Waterways

    Busy Memorial Day Weekend on Upstate Waterways

    Saturday, May 23 2015 6:16 PM EDT2015-05-23 22:16:49 GMT
    The DNR says the waters are great out there for boaters and swimmers this Memorial Day weekend, but they do want to remind you as you're out there having fun to stay safe.
    The DNR says the waters are great out there for boaters and swimmers this Memorial Day weekend, but they do want to remind you as you're out there having fun to stay safe.
  • Slide The City Takes Over Downtown Spartanburg

    Slide The City Takes Over Downtown Spartanburg

    Saturday, May 23 2015 1:57 PM EDT2015-05-23 17:57:06 GMT
    It took crews about three hours to get the 1,000 foot long water slide all rolled out in downtown Spartanburg. The water slide runs until 6pm Saturday.
    It took crews about three hours to get the 1,000 foot long water slide all rolled out in downtown Spartanburg. The water slide runs until 6pm Saturday.
  • Fatal Wreck On Piedmont Hwy In Greenville Co.

    Fatal Wreck On Piedmont Hwy In Greenville Co.

    Saturday, May 23 2015 10:32 AM EDT2015-05-23 14:32:19 GMT
    Officials are on the scene of a fatal wreck in Greenville County. Piedmont Highway (SC-20) at the Anderson County line is blocked as a result.
    Officials are on the scene of a fatal wreck in Greenville County. Piedmont Highway (SC-20) at the Anderson County line is blocked as a result.
  • Upstate Town Divided Over Annexation Plan

    Upstate Town Divided Over Annexation Plan

    Friday, May 22 2015 6:28 PM EDT2015-05-22 22:28:00 GMT
    An upstate community is divided.The people of Pelzer are fired up about an upcoming vote that would make the small town much larger. 
    An upstate community is divided.The people of Pelzer are fired up about an upcoming vote that would make the small town much larger. 
  • DUI Deaths Down 26% Last Year in Greenville County

    DUI Deaths Down 26% Last Year in Greenville County

    Friday, May 22 2015 4:15 PM EDT2015-05-22 20:15:25 GMT
    This is the May 19, 2013 crash that killed Kevin Webster and injured his daughter in Simpsonville.This is the May 19, 2013 crash that killed Kevin Webster and injured his daughter in Simpsonville.
    The Greenville County Sheriff's Office says its strategies to curb driving under the influence are working. GCSO won a state DUI award for 2014 after reducing DUI-related deaths in the county 26 percent last year.
    The Greenville County Sheriff's Office says its strategies to curb driving under the influence are working. GCSO won a state DUI award for 2014 after reducing DUI-related deaths in the county 26 percent last year.
  • Man Killed In Single-vehicle Wreck In Greenwood

    Man Killed In Single-vehicle Wreck In Greenwood

    Friday, May 22 2015 4:07 PM EDT2015-05-22 20:07:09 GMT
    The accident happened on U.S. Highway 421 on the Tennessee-North Carolina border.The accident happened on U.S. Highway 421 on the Tennessee-North Carolina border.
    The Greenwood County Coroner's Office says Paul Anthony Lawrence was pronounced dead at the hospital after the crash on Tanyard Avenue just before 11 p.m.
    The Greenwood County Coroner's Office says Paul Anthony Lawrence was pronounced dead at the hospital after the crash on Tanyard Avenue just before 11 p.m.
  • Gaffney Armed Robbery Suspect In Custody After Shooting TN Officer

    Gaffney Armed Robbery Suspect In Custody After Shooting TN Officer

    Friday, May 22 2015 1:17 PM EDT2015-05-22 17:17:58 GMT
    The man wanted in an armed robbery at the Verizon store on Floyd Baker Boulevard in Gaffney earlier this week has been taken into custody in Tennessee after authorities there say he shot an officer in the chest.
    The man wanted in an armed robbery at the Verizon store on Floyd Baker Boulevard in Gaffney earlier this week has been taken into custody in Tennessee after authorities there say he shot an officer in the chest.
  • Carolina Woman Attacked While Jogging On Public Trail

    Carolina Woman Attacked While Jogging On Public Trail

    Friday, May 22 2015 12:43 PM EDT2015-05-22 16:43:50 GMT
    The Haywood County Sheriff's Office issued a safety alert after a female jogger was allegedly assaulted at Lake Junaluska.Officers believe the suspect is still on the loose.
    The Haywood County Sheriff's Office issued a safety alert after a female jogger was allegedly assaulted at Lake Junaluska.Officers believe the suspect is still on the loose.
  • Suspicious Death Under Investigation In Roebuck

    Suspicious Death Under Investigation In Roebuck

    Friday, May 22 2015 11:45 AM EDT2015-05-22 15:45:01 GMT
    The Spartanburg County Coroner's Office is working a death investigation with the sheriff's office Friday. A woman was found dead in a home on Davis Drive in Roebuck around 4:45 p.m. Thursday. 
    The Spartanburg County Coroner's Office is working a death investigation with the sheriff's office Friday. A woman was found dead in a home on Davis Drive in Roebuck around 4:45 p.m. Thursday. 
  • Anderson Man Shot At Restaurant

    Anderson Man Shot At Restaurant

    Friday, May 22 2015 11:16 AM EDT2015-05-22 15:16:24 GMT
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    Anderson Police say they are investigating a shooting that injured one man last night.
    Anderson Police say they are investigating a shooting that injured one man last night.
  • 12-Year-Old Girl Beaten By Boy In School, Classmates Afraid For Safety

    12-Year-Old Girl Beaten By Boy In School, Classmates Afraid For Safety

    Thursday, May 21 2015 11:35 PM EDT2015-05-22 03:35:14 GMT
    A 12-year-old girl was rushed to the hospital, earlier this month,after being beaten by a boy in her sixth grade class.The assault allegedly happened at Lockhart School.
    A 12-year-old girl was rushed to the hospital, earlier this month,after being beaten by a boy in her sixth grade class.The assault allegedly happened at Lockhart School.
  • 24 Arrested, 13 Meth Labs Seized in Anderson Co. Ongoing Investigation

    24 Arrested, 13 Meth Labs Seized in Anderson Co. Ongoing Investigation

    Thursday, May 21 2015 7:42 PM EDT2015-05-21 23:42:16 GMT
    More and more meth labs are popping up in the Upstate and they could be harming your community. Two dozen people were arrested in Anderson County recently for making and selling meth in an ongoing investigation. 
    More and more meth labs are popping up in the Upstate and they could be harming your community. Two dozen people were arrested in Anderson County recently for making and selling meth in an ongoing investigation. 
  • Veterans Sue State Over Segregated Greenwood War Memorial

    Veterans Sue State Over Segregated Greenwood War Memorial

    Thursday, May 21 2015 6:10 PM EDT2015-05-21 22:10:19 GMT
     Five veterans have filed a lawsuit against the state over a segregated war memorial that lists fallen veterans' names in two categories: white and colored.

     Five veterans have filed a lawsuit against the state over a segregated war memorial that lists fallen veterans' names in two categories: white and colored.


  • More Dogs Bit Mail Carriers in Greenville than Anywhere in S.C.

    More Dogs Bit Mail Carriers in Greenville than Anywhere in S.C.

    Thursday, May 21 2015 5:08 PM EDT2015-05-21 21:08:52 GMT
    Greenville mail carrier Justin Holcombe was bitten by a dog last year.Greenville mail carrier Justin Holcombe was bitten by a dog last year.
    The U.S. Postal Service reports 31 carriers were bitten last year in South Carolina. Six of them were in Greenville – the highest number in the state.
    The U.S. Postal Service reports 31 carriers were bitten last year in South Carolina. Six of them were in Greenville – the highest number in the state.
  • AAA Carolinas: Highest Memorial Day Travel Weekend In Ten Years

    AAA Carolinas: Highest Memorial Day Travel Weekend In Ten Years

    Thursday, May 21 2015 4:27 PM EDT2015-05-21 20:27:24 GMT
    AAA Carolinas: Highest Memorial Day Travel Weekend In Ten YearsAAA Carolinas: Highest Memorial Day Travel Weekend In Ten Years
    If you're hitting the road this holiday weekend - you're not alone. AAA says in the Carolinas, this will be the busiest Memorial Day weekend for travel in a decade because of the good economy and low gas prices.
    If you're hitting the road this holiday weekend - you're not alone. AAA says in the Carolinas, this will be the busiest Memorial Day weekend for travel in a decade because of the good economy and low gas prices.
  • 151 Landrum Workers Impacted By Mohawk Consolidation

    151 Landrum Workers Impacted By Mohawk Consolidation

    Thursday, May 21 2015 2:53 PM EDT2015-05-21 18:53:11 GMT
    As part of a move to consolidate, 151 employees at the Landrum Mohawk facility will be impacted. The company announced that it is realigning its woven carpet and rug operations and relocating to its Eden, NC facility.
    As part of a move to consolidate, 151 employees at the Landrum Mohawk facility will be impacted. The company announced that it is realigning its woven carpet and rug operations and relocating to its Eden, NC facility.
  • Check Your Ticket: $1 Million Powerball Prize In Travelers Rest

    Check Your Ticket: $1 Million Powerball Prize In Travelers Rest

    Thursday, May 21 2015 9:40 AM EDT2015-05-21 13:40:26 GMT
    A winning ticket sold in Travelers Rest is worth $1 million.A winning ticket sold in Travelers Rest is worth $1 million.
    Lottery officials are waiting for the winner of a $1 Million Powerball prize to come forward.  The ticket was sold in Travelers Rest.
    Lottery officials are waiting for the winner of a $1 Million Powerball prize to come forward.  The ticket was sold in Travelers Rest.
  • One Dead From Motorcycle Wreck in Greenville Co.

    One Dead From Motorcycle Wreck in Greenville Co.

    Thursday, May 21 2015 8:00 AM EDT2015-05-21 12:00:22 GMT
    SCHP responded to wreck in Oconee Co.SCHP responded to wreck in Oconee Co.
    A motorcycle rider is dead after being thrown from his bike. It happened on Secondary 969 and Beaver Dam Road in Greenville County. 
    A motorcycle rider is dead after being thrown from his bike. It happened on Secondary 969 and Beaver Dam Road in Greenville County. 
  • Students, Teachers Mourn Pickens County Teen Killed in Crash

    Students, Teachers Mourn Pickens County Teen Killed in Crash

    Wednesday, May 20 2015 7:20 PM EDT2015-05-20 23:20:14 GMT
    Matthew Robinson has died after a single-vehicle wreck in Pickens County Tuesday afternoon. Officials say it happened on Brookbend Road at Maw Bridge Road around 3:30 p.m.
    Matthew Robinson has died after a single-vehicle wreck in Pickens County Tuesday afternoon. Officials say it happened on Brookbend Road at Maw Bridge Road around 3:30 p.m.
  • Charter Works To Credit Accounts For Missing The Fight

    Charter Works To Credit Accounts For Missing The Fight

    Wednesday, May 20 2015 12:11 PM EDT2015-05-20 16:11:14 GMT
    It's been 3 weeks since the Floyd Mayweather Jr and Manny Pacquaio fight, but now people are getting their bills for the fight many didn't get to see.
    It's been 3 weeks since the Floyd Mayweather Jr and Manny Pacquaio fight, but now people are getting their bills for the fight many didn't get to see.
  • Plane Makes Emergency Landing In Anderson Co.

    Plane Makes Emergency Landing In Anderson Co.

    Wednesday, May 20 2015 10:57 AM EDT2015-05-20 14:57:51 GMT
    A plane made an emergency landing in Anderson County Wednesday morning..
    A plane made an emergency landing in Anderson County Wednesday morning..
  • Upstate Community Aims To Improve Relationship With Law Enforcement

    Upstate Community Aims To Improve Relationship With Law Enforcement

    Tuesday, May 19 2015 10:51 PM EDT2015-05-20 02:51:32 GMT
    Waves of frustration, anger, and questions swept the country after police-involved violence in cities like Ferguson, Baltimore, and North Charleston. In part, those events led to a big discussion here in the Upstate on Tuesday.
    Waves of frustration, anger, and questions swept the country after police-involved violence in cities like Ferguson, Baltimore, and North Charleston. In part, those events led to a big discussion here in the Upstate on Tuesday.
  • SLED Investigating Williamston EMS's Financial Management

    SLED Investigating Williamston EMS's Financial Management

    Tuesday, May 19 2015 9:02 PM EDT2015-05-20 01:02:32 GMT
    According to the Anderson Independent Mail, SLED is now looking into allegations of financial mismanagement at Williamston Emergency Medical Services. The agency asked for an Anderson County audit after their longtime Director Joe Barr was recently forced to resign.
    According to the Anderson Independent Mail, SLED is now looking into allegations of financial mismanagement at Williamston Emergency Medical Services. The agency asked for an Anderson County audit after their longtime Director Joe Barr was recently forced to resign.
  • Bank Robbery Suspect On The Run In Oconee Co.

    Bank Robbery Suspect On The Run In Oconee Co.

    Tuesday, May 19 2015 5:40 PM EDT2015-05-19 21:40:57 GMT
    The sheriff's office says it happened at the Community First Bank at the intersection of Bypass 123 and Sheep Farm Road in Seneca.
    The sheriff's office says it happened at the Community First Bank at the intersection of Bypass 123 and Sheep Farm Road in Seneca.
  • Gas Pipeline Fire In Anderson Co. Under Control

    Gas Pipeline Fire In Anderson Co. Under Control

    Tuesday, May 19 2015 5:38 PM EDT2015-05-19 21:38:30 GMT
    Crews battled a fire at a gas pipeline on Bolt Drive in Anderson County Tuesday afternoon.
    Crews battled a fire at a gas pipeline on Bolt Drive in Anderson County Tuesday afternoon.
  • Volkswagen Van Caught On Fire In Laurens Co.

    Volkswagen Van Caught On Fire In Laurens Co.

    Tuesday, May 19 2015 5:29 PM EDT2015-05-19 21:29:35 GMT
    Gale B BolingGale B Boling
    Clinton Fire Department tells us a Volkswagen van caught on fire in Clinton Tuesday evening. The van pulled over on Apple Orchard Rd off of Hwy 72 when the driver noticed the car had caught on fire.
    Clinton Fire Department tells us a Volkswagen van caught on fire in Clinton Tuesday evening. The van pulled over on Apple Orchard Rd off of Hwy 72 when the driver noticed the car had caught on fire.
  • Medical Mystery: Sudden Unexplained Death In Childhood Affecting Hundreds

    Medical Mystery: Sudden Unexplained Death In Childhood Affecting Hundreds

    Tuesday, May 19 2015 3:47 PM EDT2015-05-19 19:47:05 GMT
    If you're a parent, you likely already know about Sudden Infant Death Syndrome or SIDS. But there's another silent mystery. It's called SUDC, Sudden Unexplained Death in Childhood and it's affecting hundreds of children -- from toddlers to teens each year.
    If you're a parent, you likely already know about Sudden Infant Death Syndrome or SIDS. But there's another silent mystery. It's called SUDC, Sudden Unexplained Death in Childhood and it's affecting hundreds of children -- from toddlers to teens each year.
  • Anderson District 5 Superintendent Withdraws Consolidation Proposal

    Anderson District 5 Superintendent Withdraws Consolidation Proposal

    Tuesday, May 19 2015 11:37 AM EDT2015-05-19 15:37:04 GMT
    Anderson School District 5 Superintendent Tom Wilson is withdrawing a proposal to consolidate Westside and T.L. Hanna high schools.
    Anderson School District 5 Superintendent Tom Wilson is withdrawing a proposal to consolidate Westside and T.L. Hanna high schools.
  • Asheville Pilot Reported Problem Just Before Crash Near Atlanta

    Asheville Pilot Reported Problem Just Before Crash Near Atlanta

    Tuesday, May 19 2015 11:23 AM EDT2015-05-19 15:23:36 GMT
    The NTSB released a preliminary report on the crash on May 8 that killed four people when the plane hit an interstate median.The NTSB released a preliminary report on the crash on May 8 that killed four people when the plane hit an interstate median.
    "Zero-two-victor; were going down here at the intersection," were the final words heard from a pilot from Asheville who crashed a plane onto Interstate 285 near Atlanta. The National Transportation Safety Board released a preliminary report on the crash on May 8 that killed four people when the plane hit an interstate median.
    "Zero-two-victor; were going down here at the intersection," were the final words heard from a pilot from Asheville who crashed a plane onto Interstate 285 near Atlanta. The National Transportation Safety Board released a preliminary report on the crash on May 8 that killed four people when the plane hit an interstate median.
  • Woman Escapes Home Fire In Gaffney

    Woman Escapes Home Fire In Gaffney

    Tuesday, May 19 2015 10:09 AM EDT2015-05-19 14:09:21 GMT
    Photo by Aaron SmeltzerPhoto by Aaron Smeltzer
    A woman got out safely, but her home was destroyed by fire early Tuesday morning in Gaffney. The fire was reported at 4:28 a.m. at a home on Stephenson Street that was in flames when crews arrived. 
    A woman got out safely, but her home was destroyed by fire early Tuesday morning in Gaffney. The fire was reported at 4:28 a.m. at a home on Stephenson Street that was in flames when crews arrived. 
  • Duke Plans To Build Natural Gas-Fired Plant In Asheville

    Duke Plans To Build Natural Gas-Fired Plant In Asheville

    Tuesday, May 19 2015 9:47 AM EDT2015-05-19 13:47:09 GMT
    The project also includes installing solar generation at the site. It should be complete by the end of 2019.The project also includes installing solar generation at the site. It should be complete by the end of 2019.
    Duke Energy says it plans to build a natural gas plant to replace its aging coal-fired plant in Asheville. Duke's Carolinas region president Lloyd Yates said Tuesday that the $1 billion project will meet the growing needs of customers as well as reduce carbon dioxide emissions.
    Duke Energy says it plans to build a natural gas plant to replace its aging coal-fired plant in Asheville. Duke's Carolinas region president Lloyd Yates said Tuesday that the $1 billion project will meet the growing needs of customers as well as reduce carbon dioxide emissions.
  • 1 Dead, Another Hospitalized After OmniSource Fire In Anderson

    1 Dead, Another Hospitalized After OmniSource Fire In Anderson

    Monday, May 18 2015 6:42 PM EDT2015-05-18 22:42:50 GMT
    Firefighters are on the scene at OnmiSource Copororation on North Gossett Street for a large fire at the metal recycling facility.
    Firefighters are on the scene at OnmiSource Copororation on North Gossett Street for a large fire at the metal recycling facility.
  • Mother Charged After Baby Falls From Apartment Window In Anderson

    Mother Charged After Baby Falls From Apartment Window In Anderson

    Monday, May 18 2015 5:28 PM EDT2015-05-18 21:28:20 GMT
    Baby hurt in apartment fall in Anderson Sunday.Baby hurt in apartment fall in Anderson Sunday.
    Officers say it happened Sunday night at Friendship Court Apartments on West Mauldin Street in Anderson.  The 10-month-old child was in the bedroom with his 3-year-old brother when the incident happened.
    Officers say it happened Sunday night at Friendship Court Apartments on West Mauldin Street in Anderson.  The 10-month-old child was in the bedroom with his 3-year-old brother when the incident happened.
  • Easley Judge Resigns, Accuses Police Of "Violating The Law"

    Easley Judge Resigns, Accuses Police Of "Violating The Law"

    Monday, May 18 2015 4:03 PM EDT2015-05-18 20:03:07 GMT
    An Easley municipal court judge has resigned after he claimed the police department refused to provide him with important documents he needed to make decisions on bonds and warrants. Judge Christopher L. McFarlin sent his resignation letter to Mayor Larry Bagwell on May 6. 
    An Easley municipal court judge has resigned after he claimed the police department refused to provide him with important documents he needed to make decisions on bonds and warrants. Judge Christopher L. McFarlin sent his resignation letter to Mayor Larry Bagwell on May 6. 
  • Belton Police Officer Involved In Crash With Injuries

    Belton Police Officer Involved In Crash With Injuries

    Monday, May 18 2015 1:18 PM EDT2015-05-18 17:18:34 GMT
    Belton Police car involved in wreck with injuries Saturday. Photo: David RogersBelton Police car involved in wreck with injuries Saturday. Photo: David Rogers
    Highway Patrol is investigating a crash with injuries that involves a Belton Police Officer Saturday night.
    Highway Patrol is investigating a crash with injuries that involves a Belton Police Officer Saturday night.
  • Gas Leak Evacuates Apartments, Businesses In Columbus

    Gas Leak Evacuates Apartments, Businesses In Columbus

    Monday, May 18 2015 10:42 AM EDT2015-05-18 14:42:04 GMT
    Photo by Eryn RogersPhoto by Eryn Rogers
    A gas leak in Columbus, North Carolina forced evacuations of homes and businesses Monday morning before the problem was corrected. The leak was reported in the area of Locust Street.
    A gas leak in Columbus, North Carolina forced evacuations of homes and businesses Monday morning before the problem was corrected. The leak was reported in the area of Locust Street.
  • Union Man Charged With Attempted Murder

    Union Man Charged With Attempted Murder

    Monday, May 18 2015 10:01 AM EDT2015-05-18 14:01:03 GMT
    Solomon M. GoreSolomon M. Gore
    A Union man is charged with attempted murder after police say he shot a gun several times into a car. Solomon M. Gore, 24, is charged with attempted murder, possession of a weapon during the commission of a violent crime and discharging a weapon into an occupied vehicle by Union Police.
    A Union man is charged with attempted murder after police say he shot a gun several times into a car. Solomon M. Gore, 24, is charged with attempted murder, possession of a weapon during the commission of a violent crime and discharging a weapon into an occupied vehicle by Union Police.
  • Son Charged After Father Shot, Killed In Pickens

    Son Charged After Father Shot, Killed In Pickens

    Friday, May 15 2015 9:09 PM EDT2015-05-16 01:09:05 GMT
    The incident happened on Bivens Street Thursday night. Police say Joseph Wright was killed. His son, 17-year-old Joshua W. Wright has been charged with Manslaughter and Discharge of a Firearm inside City Limits.
    The incident happened on Bivens Street Thursday night. Police say Joseph Wright was killed. His son, 17-year-old Joshua W. Wright has been charged with Manslaughter and Discharge of a Firearm inside City Limits.
  • Suspect Charged Following Police Chase In Anderson County

    Suspect Charged Following Police Chase In Anderson County

    Friday, May 15 2015 11:48 AM EDT2015-05-15 15:48:57 GMT
    A man is under arrest for reckless driving, failure to stop for blue lights, and DUI after officers say he was involved in a police chase.
    A man is under arrest for reckless driving, failure to stop for blue lights, and DUI after officers say he was involved in a police chase.
  • Black Mountain, NC Man Wanted On Domestic Assault Charge

    Black Mountain, NC Man Wanted On Domestic Assault Charge

    Friday, May 15 2015 10:21 AM EDT2015-05-15 14:21:05 GMT
    Kenneth Eugene HolbertKenneth Eugene Holbert
    The Buncombe County Sheriff's Office is asking for help to find a suspect in a domestic assault case. Kenneth Eugene Holbert, 45, of Black Mountain has been charged with assault inflicting serious injury.
    The Buncombe County Sheriff's Office is asking for help to find a suspect in a domestic assault case. Kenneth Eugene Holbert, 45, of Black Mountain has been charged with assault inflicting serious injury.
  • Parents Not Happy with Upstate School District's Consolidation Proposal

    Parents Not Happy with Upstate School District's Consolidation Proposal

    Thursday, May 14 2015 10:52 PM EDT2015-05-15 02:52:56 GMT
    An Upstate school district is getting backlash for a proposal that would combine two rival high schools. The Anderson County School District 5 board room was packed with concerned parents and grandparents to hear the proposal Thursday night.
    An Upstate school district is getting backlash for a proposal that would combine two rival high schools. The Anderson County School District 5 board room was packed with concerned parents and grandparents to hear the proposal Thursday night.
  • EPA Tested Landfill Smoke For Chemicals Months After Initial Fire

    EPA Tested Landfill Smoke For Chemicals Months After Initial Fire

    Thursday, May 14 2015 6:00 PM EDT2015-05-14 22:00:24 GMT
    When the Monarch Volunteer Fire Department was called to help fight the fire at the Bennett Industrial Landfill, the fire chief didn't like what he saw.
    When the Monarch Volunteer Fire Department was called to help fight the fire at the Bennett Industrial Landfill, the fire chief didn't like what he saw.
  • Motorcyclist Killed In Gray Court Wreck Identified

    Motorcyclist Killed In Gray Court Wreck Identified

    Thursday, May 14 2015 11:45 AM EDT2015-05-14 15:45:32 GMT
    One person has been killed in wreck involving a motorcycle in Laurens County Thursday. It happened around 6:30 a.m. on Highway 101 and Postell Hughes Drive in Gray Court.
    One person has been killed in wreck involving a motorcycle in Laurens County Thursday. It happened around 6:30 a.m. on Highway 101 and Postell Hughes Drive in Gray Court.
  • Duke Energy Pleads Guilty In Court To Coal Ash Crimes

    Duke Energy Pleads Guilty In Court To Coal Ash Crimes

    Thursday, May 14 2015 11:13 AM EDT2015-05-14 15:13:42 GMT
    Duke Energy has pleaded guilty in federal court to environmental crimes and has agreed to pay $102 million in fines and restitution over years of illegal pollution leaking from coal-ash dumps at five North Carolina power plants.
    Duke Energy has pleaded guilty in federal court to environmental crimes and has agreed to pay $102 million in fines and restitution over years of illegal pollution leaking from coal-ash dumps at five North Carolina power plants.
  • Woman Airlifted For Burns In Anderson Co. House Fire

    Woman Airlifted For Burns In Anderson Co. House Fire

    Thursday, May 14 2015 10:39 AM EDT2015-05-14 14:39:55 GMT
    A woman has been airlifted to the Augusta Burn Center after fighters say her home caught fire in Anderson County, Thursday morning.
    A woman has been airlifted to the Augusta Burn Center after fighters say her home caught fire in Anderson County, Thursday morning.
  • 2 Arrested For Child Neglect In Greenwood Co.

    2 Arrested For Child Neglect In Greenwood Co.

    Tuesday, May 12 2015 4:03 PM EDT2015-05-12 20:03:48 GMT
    Chief Porter of Ninety Six in Greenwood County says 2 people were arrested Wednesday afternoon after 3 children were found living in a home filled with animal feces.
    Chief Porter of Ninety Six in Greenwood County says 2 people were arrested Wednesday afternoon after 3 children were found living in a home filled with animal feces.
  • 2 Charged After Upstate School Buses Threatened, Disrupted

    2 Charged After Upstate School Buses Threatened, Disrupted

    Friday, May 8 2015 10:27 PM EDT2015-05-09 02:27:44 GMT
    Dennis Washer (LEFT), Roger Stephens (RIGHT)Dennis Washer (LEFT), Roger Stephens (RIGHT)
    Two upstate school buses with children on board are disrupted and threatened within a week. Now two men are facing charges for interfering the Oconee county bus operations. 
    Two upstate school buses with children on board are disrupted and threatened within a week. Now two men are facing charges for interfering the Oconee county bus operations. 
  • Facebook Message Sparks Child Sex Arrest

    Facebook Message Sparks Child Sex Arrest

    Friday, May 8 2015 10:46 AM EDT2015-05-08 14:46:54 GMT
    Jessica Rae Long, 32, charged with second degree criminal sexual conduct with a minor.Jessica Rae Long, 32, charged with second degree criminal sexual conduct with a minor.
    Investigators say keeping a close eye on your child's internet activity should be a priority especially given the growing threat of online sexual predators. Those predators could be states away. Investigators also say that they may be even closer than you realize. A Wahalla woman has been charged with criminal sexual conduct with a minor after a Facebook message between her and a boy about sex, according to an Ocon...
    Investigators say keeping a close eye on your child's internet activity should be a priority especially given the growing threat of online sexual predators. Those predators could be states away. Investigators also say that they may be even closer than you realize. A Wahalla woman has been charged with criminal sexual conduct with a minor after a Facebook message between her and a boy about sex, according to an Ocon...
  • Woman Arrested For Supplying Alcohol To Teen In Fatal Crash

    Woman Arrested For Supplying Alcohol To Teen In Fatal Crash

    Thursday, May 7 2015 11:55 PM EDT2015-05-08 03:55:39 GMT
    The Oconee County Sheriff's Office states that they arrested a woman Wednesday for giving alcohol to a minor, who ultimately died in a fatal crash as a result. According to the report Amy Christine Martinez, 32 of Seneca gave alcohol to Jordan Scott Tilson on March 14th earlier this year. Oconee Sheriff Mike Crenshaw states Tilson drove under the influence later that evening and died after crashing down an embankment on Highway 11 near the intersection of Mountain Road.
    The Oconee County Sheriff's Office states that they arrested a woman Wednesday for giving alcohol to a minor, who ultimately died in a fatal crash as a result. According to the report Amy Christine Martinez, 32 of Seneca gave alcohol to Jordan Scott Tilson on March 14th earlier this year. Oconee Sheriff Mike Crenshaw states Tilson drove under the influence later that evening and died after crashing down an embankment on Highway 11 near the intersection of Mountain Road.
  • 64 Lbs. Of Marijuana Seized During WNC Checkpoint

    64 Lbs. Of Marijuana Seized During WNC Checkpoint

    Wednesday, May 6 2015 4:02 PM EDT2015-05-06 20:02:17 GMT
    The Columbus Police Department says they found more than 64 pounds of marijuana, 100 doses of LSD, methamphetamine and prescription medications in a car at a license checkpoint on Mills Street. Three people have been arrested.
    The Columbus Police Department says they found more than 64 pounds of marijuana, 100 doses of LSD, methamphetamine and prescription medications in a car at a license checkpoint on Mills Street. Three people have been arrested.
  • 2 Arrested After 1K Marijuana Plants Found In Building

    2 Arrested After 1K Marijuana Plants Found In Building

    Wednesday, May 6 2015 1:03 PM EDT2015-05-06 17:03:06 GMT
    Ritherford County deputies say they've arrested Jason Wilkins (left) and Eric Maxwell (right) are both charged with trafficking and manufacturing marijuana.Ritherford County deputies say they've arrested Jason Wilkins (left) and Eric Maxwell (right) are both charged with trafficking and manufacturing marijuana.

     Rutherford County deputies arrest two men on drug charges after they found a marijuana growth operation in a house in Lake Lure.

     Rutherford County deputies arrest two men on drug charges after they found a marijuana growth operation in a house in Lake Lure.

  • Police Looking For Suspect In Haywood County Stabbing

    Police Looking For Suspect In Haywood County Stabbing

    Monday, May 4 2015 10:12 PM EDT2015-05-05 02:12:55 GMT
    Jamie Sutton, 36, photos from previous bookingJamie Sutton, 36, photos from previous booking
    Officials tell us they are looking for a woman in a Haywood County stabbing that happened Monday afternoon.Haywood County Sheriff's Office said they have arrested four women in connection with the stabbing but are still looking for 36-year-old Jamie Marie Long Sutton.
    Officials tell us they are looking for a woman in a Haywood County stabbing that happened Monday afternoon.Haywood County Sheriff's Office said they have arrested four women in connection with the stabbing but are still looking for 36-year-old Jamie Marie Long Sutton.
  • Standoff In Walhalla Over After 10 Hours

    Standoff In Walhalla Over After 10 Hours

    Thursday, April 30 2015 11:19 PM EDT2015-05-01 03:19:56 GMT
    According to Jimmy Watt with the Oconee County Sheriff's Office, deputies blocked off a portion of SC Highway 28, also known as Highlands Highway, after an unstable individual fired a weapon in their home. Watt states that around 1:50 p.m. Thursday a man called Oconee County law enforcement dispatch and fired shots while on the phone.
    According to Jimmy Watt with the Oconee County Sheriff's Office, deputies blocked off a portion of SC Highway 28, also known as Highlands Highway, after an unstable individual fired a weapon in their home. Watt states that around 1:50 p.m. Thursday a man called Oconee County law enforcement dispatch and fired shots while on the phone.
  • Mill Village Farms Goes Green on a Greenville Rooftop

    Mill Village Farms Goes Green on a Greenville Rooftop

    Thursday, April 23 2015 1:30 PM EDT2015-04-23 17:30:50 GMT
    It's a Greenville intersection many of you have been through: Main and Washington. Not the place you would expect to find a farm. But look up. Mill Village farms has been running a roof top farm here for a year, using a set of fifty aeroponic towers.
    It's a Greenville intersection many of you have been through: Main and Washington. Not the place you would expect to find a farm. But look up. Mill Village farms has been running a roof top farm here for a year, using a set of fifty aeroponic towers.
  • Sex Offender Loophole

    Sex Offender Loophole

    Thursday, November 13 2014 5:55 PM EST2014-11-13 22:55:13 GMT
    A loophole is allowing sex offenders right here in the upstate to get licensed by the state to work in your home or have close contact with you without the regulating South Carolina agency ever knowing.
    A loophole is allowing sex offenders right here in the upstate to get licensed by the state to work in your home or have close contact with you without the regulating South Carolina agency ever knowing.
  • Greenville Zoo Celebrates Kiko's 2nd Birthday

    Greenville Zoo Celebrates Kiko's 2nd Birthday

    Wednesday, October 22 2014 3:10 PM EDT2014-10-22 19:10:54 GMT
    Courtesy: City of GreenvilleCourtesy: City of Greenville
    The Upstate's most beloved giraffe has turned another year older. The Greenville Zoo celebrated Kiko's second birthday on Wednesday.
    The Upstate's most beloved giraffe has turned another year older. The Greenville Zoo celebrated Kiko's second birthday on Wednesday.
  • Solicitor: Charges Dropped Because Cop Can't Be Trusted

    Solicitor: Charges Dropped Because Cop Can't Be Trusted

    Oct 08, 2014 05:55 PM2014-10-20 22:05:49 GMT
    Solicitor Chrissy Adams says she won't prosecute cases brought by a cop she says can't be trusted.Solicitor Chrissy Adams says she won't prosecute cases brought by a cop she says can't be trusted.
    The top prosecutor in Anderson and Oconee Counties said she dropped attempted murder charges against a convicted felon accused of trying to run over two deputies because he was more believable than one of the arresting officers. 
    The top prosecutor in Anderson and Oconee Counties said she dropped attempted murder charges against a convicted felon accused of trying to run over two deputies because he was more believable than one of the arresting officers. 
  • Charges Upgraded After Deadly Union Fight.

    Charges Upgraded After Deadly Union Fight.

    Friday, October 17 2014 5:56 PM EDT2014-10-17 21:56:22 GMT
    Herman Phillips FarrHerman Phillips Farr
    The Union Police Department arrested Herman Farr for attempted murder for beating a man he was with late last month. That charge has since been upgraded to murder.
    The Union Police Department arrested Herman Farr for attempted murder for beating a man he was with late last month. That charge has since been upgraded to murder.
  • Upstate Officials Weigh In On Militarized Police Debate

    Upstate Officials Weigh In On Militarized Police Debate

    Thursday, September 4 2014 3:38 PM EDT2014-09-04 19:38:28 GMT

    The on-going clash between protesters and police in Ferguson, Missouri has ignited a national debate over local law enforcement using military tactics and equipment. Now, an Upstate congressman is weighing in.

    The on-going clash between protesters and police in Ferguson, Missouri has ignited a national debate over local law enforcement using military tactics and equipment. Now, an Upstate congressman is weighing in.

  • 2 Arrested In Spartanburg Co. Camp Investigation

    2 Arrested In Spartanburg Co. Camp Investigation

    Friday, August 8 2014 11:15 PM EDT2014-08-09 03:15:59 GMT
    Spartanburg County deputies are investigating a camp in Inman.Spartanburg County deputies are investigating a camp in Inman.
    Sonya Smith Fredo and Anastasia" Stacy" Faith Whitlock are both charged with two counts of unlawful neglect of a child on two juvenile male victims under the age of 10 years old, and one of the victims has down syndrome, officials say.
    Sonya Smith Fredo and Anastasia" Stacy" Faith Whitlock are both charged with two counts of unlawful neglect of a child on two juvenile male victims under the age of 10 years old, and one of the victims has down syndrome, officials say.
  • Deputies in Pickens Co. Find Escaped Inmate

    Deputies in Pickens Co. Find Escaped Inmate

    Friday, July 18 2014 9:51 AM EDT2014-07-18 13:51:07 GMT

    The Pickens County Sheriff's Office says they are have found an inmate who escaped from jail in early July.

    The Pickens County Sheriff's Office says they are have found an inmate who escaped from jail in early July.

  • June Mugshots

    June Mugshots

    Tuesday, June 24 2014 2:59 PM EDT2014-06-24 18:59:08 GMT
    June arrests in Upstate South Carolina and western North Carolina.
    June arrests in Upstate South Carolina and western North Carolina.
  • SC 16-year-old girl dies in crash; driver charged with felony DUI

    SC 16-year-old girl dies in crash; driver charged with felony DUI

    Tuesday, June 17 2014 10:42 PM EDT2014-06-18 02:42:50 GMT
    Rasheed Reeves in a police mug shot and Shykeria Lyle-Daja Watts in a Facebook photoRasheed Reeves in a police mug shot and Shykeria Lyle-Daja Watts in a Facebook photo
    The South Carolina Highway Patrol charged a 23-year-old Clinton man Sunday with felony DUI with death. Troopers say Rasheed Reeves was driving a 2005 Ford Crown Victoria at 12:50 am with Shykeria Lyle-Daja Watts on Interstate 26
    The South Carolina Highway Patrol charged a 23-year-old Clinton man Sunday with felony DUI with death. Troopers say Rasheed Reeves was driving a 2005 Ford Crown Victoria at 12:50 am with Shykeria Lyle-Daja Watts on Interstate 26
  • Anderson Co. Plans for Dolly Cooper Park Gaining Momentum

    Anderson Co. Plans for Dolly Cooper Park Gaining Momentum

    Tuesday, March 18 2014 4:50 PM EDT2014-03-18 20:50:28 GMT
    Anderson Co. Plans for Dolly Cooper Park Gaining MomentumAnderson Co. Plans for Dolly Cooper Park Gaining Momentum
    Dolly Cooper Park in the Powdersville area has seen little improvements since it was first proposed in 2005, now Anderson County has hoping with the public's help to give the park new life.
    Dolly Cooper Park in the Powdersville area has seen little improvements since it was first proposed in 2005, now Anderson County has hoping with the public's help to give the park new life.


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  • Swinney Won't Attend Dinner Of Anti-Gay Marriage Group

    Swinney Won't Attend Dinner Of Anti-Gay Marriage Group

    Wednesday, May 27 2015 9:33 PM EDT2015-05-28 01:33:54 GMT
    Dabo Swinney will not attend a fundraiser held by the Palmetto Family Council on June 2 after being invited to do so.
    Dabo Swinney will not attend a fundraiser held by the Palmetto Family Council on June 2 after being invited to do so.
  • Bear Spotted At Clemson University

    Bear Spotted At Clemson University

    Wednesday, May 27 2015 9:21 PM EDT2015-05-28 01:21:11 GMT
    Officials at Clemson University sent out a campus alert to students and staff stating a black bear was spotted on campus. The alert said the bear was seen near Thornhill Village and Calhoun Courts.
    Officials at Clemson University sent out a campus alert to students and staff stating a black bear was spotted on campus. The alert said the bear was seen near Thornhill Village and Calhoun Courts.
  • No Charges Filed In Anderson Co. Shooting

    No Charges Filed In Anderson Co. Shooting

    Wednesday, May 27 2015 6:30 PM EDT2015-05-27 22:30:21 GMT
    Authorities say the shooter fired in self defense, killing 40-year-old Timothy Lee Owens.  It happened on Crawford Street around 2 p.m.
    Authorities say the shooter fired in self defense, killing 40-year-old Timothy Lee Owens.  It happened on Crawford Street around 2 p.m.
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  • 2015 Hurricane Season Names

    2015 Hurricane Season Names

    Wednesday, May 27 2015 12:20 PM EDT2015-05-27 16:20:07 GMT
    Since 1953, Atlantic tropical storms had been named from lists originated by the National Hurricane Center. They are now maintained and updated through a strict procedure by an international committee of the World Meteorological Organization.
    Since 1953, Atlantic tropical storms had been named from lists originated by the National Hurricane Center. They are now maintained and updated through a strict procedure by an international committee of the World Meteorological Organization.
  • 1 Dead, Another Hospitalized After OmniSource Fire In Anderson

    1 Dead, Another Hospitalized After OmniSource Fire In Anderson

    Monday, May 18 2015 6:42 PM EDT2015-05-18 22:42:50 GMT
    Firefighters are on the scene at OnmiSource Copororation on North Gossett Street for a large fire at the metal recycling facility.
    Firefighters are on the scene at OnmiSource Copororation on North Gossett Street for a large fire at the metal recycling facility.
  • Black Ice Is A Big Concern On Area Roadways

    Black Ice Is A Big Concern On Area Roadways

    Wednesday, February 18 2015 8:46 AM EST2015-02-18 13:46:24 GMT

    A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect from 7 p.m. Tuesday until 11 a.m. Wednesday for the entire viewing area. Moisture left on the roads will freeze overnight. Expect black ice through Wednesday morning.

    A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect from 7 p.m. Tuesday until 11 a.m. Wednesday for the entire viewing area. Moisture left on the roads will freeze overnight. Expect black ice through Wednesday morning.

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