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Man accused of shooting 5-year-old girl in Charleston turns himself in

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCIV) — Police say the man responsible for shooting a 5-year-old girl in the leg, has turned himself into authorities. Jimmy Deandre Henderson, 31, surrendered to Charleston Police Thursday around 5:30 p.m. at police headquarters. Henderson was charged with assault and battery of a high and aggravated nature, possession of a firearm during the commission of a violent…

Philip Simmons football family rallies around player who suffered ruptured brain aneurysm

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCIV) — The power of purple for the Philip Simmons football team runs deep. Their big region game has special meaning as one of the players battles an off-field health scare. “We know every kid’s name. We know their family. We know their background,” explained Brion Packett, athletic director and assistant principal for Philip Simmons High School. Packett says…

Multiple injuried after floor collapses at clubhouse in Clemson

Clemson, S.C. (WLOS) — Multiple people are injured after the floor collapses in Clemson, S.C. It happened at the clubhouse of ‘The Woodlands of Clemson’. The clubhouse was being rented for a private party. The Clemson City Police Department received call at 12:30 am. Once on scene, they saw that the first floor collapsed into the basement of the building. Video…

Inmate escapes from Palmer Pre- Release Center in Florence

Florence, S.C. (WPDE) — Police are searching for an inmate who escaped from Palmer Pre Release Center in Florence County around 4:30 am Sunday, according to a news release from the S.C. Department of Corrections. Layquan Patrick Hanley is sentenced to 7 years in prison for kidnapping. He was in a minimum level security facility. Hanley is 27 years old, 5’7″ tall, with…

Suspect in custody after multiple officers shot in Florence SC

UPDATE: Suspect in custody after active shooter incident involving three deputies and two officers.
Three Florence County deputies and two Florence city officers were shot in an incident in the Vintage Place subdivision off Hoffmeyer Road in Florence, according to the Florence County Sheriff’s Office.

Bodies recovered after transportation van swept off road by flood waters, deputies on administrative leave

MULLINS, SC (WOLO)- Two mental health patients died Tuesday when an Horry County Sheriff’s Office transport van drove through flooded waters on Highway 76, near Little Pee Dee River. Nearly 24 hours after the two women died, their bodies were finally pulled out of the still submerged van. Marion County Coroner Jerry Richardson identified the two victims as Windy Newton,…

US Attorney’s office announces Indictments against Fifth Circuit Solicitor

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– The U.S. Attorney’s office on Tuesday announced it has indicted Fifth Circuit Solicitor Dan Johnson on fraud charges. According to a release, Federal prosecutors say the 26 count indictment includes charges for wire and mail fraud and theft of government funds. Johnson lost a bid for re election back in the June primary.   Here is copy of…

Impact from Florence being felt in waters off Myrtle Beach

Myrtle Beach, S.C. (WPDE) — Grand Strand beaches were at moderate risk for rip currents Saturday, due to Florence. Officials with the National Weather Service expect that to change, by Sunday. Water rescue officials advise beach-goers to use caution if planning a trip to the beach over the next few days. “We’re keeping in close contact with the National Weather…