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17 hurt in charter bus crash on I-95 in South Carolina

CANADYS, S.C. (WCIV) – Seventeen people were hurt when a chartered bus carrying students and chaperones from a North Carolina high school chorus team crashed on Interstate 95 in Colleton County early Sunday morning. The crash happened around 1:10 a.m. near the 68-mile marker on I-95 between Walterboro and St. George, according to Colleton County Fire-Rescue Chief Barry McRoy. The…

Arkansas police officer shot and killed inside his home

WEST MEMPHIS, Ark. (KATV) — A Forrest City police officer was shot and killed inside his home in West Memphis Saturday, according to the West Memphis Police Department. Officer Oliver Johnson Jr. was off duty at the time of the shooting and was not the intended target, according to West Memphis police. It happened at the Meadow Apartments in West Memphis…

New ‘Avengers’ film amasses $95M so far internationally

The superhero-stuffed “Avengers: Infinity War” is off to a super start, nabbing the fourth biggest preview gross ever and earning $95 million in 43 countries ahead of what could be a record-breaking debut in North America. Marvel Studios reported Friday that the crossover event “Infinity War” scooped up $39 million domestically from Thursday-night previews, the highest preview title for a…

Barbara Bush remembered at funeral as ‘the first lady of the greatest generation’

Barbara Bush was remembered at her funeral as a loving wife, mother and friend with a devilish sense of humor and who represented the best of the World War II generation. “Barbara Bush was the first lady of ‘the greatest generation,’” presidential historian Jon Meacham, a friend of the Bush family, said in a eulogy at Saturday’s funeral service in…

Several county fire departments working to contain major fire at Holly Hill scrap yard

Holly Hill, S.C. (WCIV) — The Holly Hill Police Department reports that a major fire is burning at a scrap metal yard called Don’s Car Crushing in Holly Hill. Police asked motorists to avoid the road SC Hwy. 453. According to Orangeburg County Fire District, the fire started at 4:30 p.m. Fire departments are fighting the blaze with several water sources from…

Beyonce donating $100,000 in scholarships to historically black colleges

NEW YORK (KABC) –Beyonce is donating $100,000 in scholarships to students attending historically black colleges and universities. The Homecoming Scholars Awards Program, which was announced on Monday, gives a $25,000 scholarship to a chosen student from four universities – Tuskegee University Iin Alabama, Bethune-Cookman University in Florida, Xavier University of Louisiana and Wilberforce University in Ohio. The funds will go toward…

Starbucks responds after video of arrest in Philly store goes viral

PHILADELPHIA (WTVD)- Starbucks apologized and confirmed it is looking into an incident that led to the arrest of two men at a Philadelphia location earlier this week. Video of that arrest posted to Twitter now has more than 2 million views and has also prompted an internal investigation within the Philadelphia Police Department. @Starbucks The police were called because these…

Myrtle Beach, Windsor Green Fire: How could the apartment not have sprinklers but still be up to code?

Horry County, SC (ABC) — The apartment building that burnt in Windsor Green on Thursday night did not have a sprinkler system, according to a spokesperson for Horry County Fire. Not having sprinklers is not against the Horry County Fire Codes because the building was built in the late 1990’s when sprinklers were not required. Sprinklers can put out a fire before…