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16th annual Hootie and the Blowfish ‘Homegrown’ weekend kicks off

DANIEL ISLAND, S.C. (WCIV) — It’s almost time to go back to school, which means it’s time to party with Hootie and the Blowfish. The 16th annual Homegrown Weekend kicked off Friday at the Volvo Stadium on Daniel Island. Just like every year, the band’s concerts this weekend are thrown to help raise school supplies for children in the Lowcountry. Loyal…

SC Senator Greg Hembree hospitalized due to brain aneurysm

Little River, S.C. (WPDE) — South Carolina State Senator Greg Hembree is in the hospital Thursday night after suffering, what is believed to be a small aneurysm, according to 15th Circuit Solicitor Jimmy Richardson. Richardson says Hembree has some bleeding on the brain, but is in stable condition and awake. He will be monitored for several weeks and is currently in…

‘I don’t have a nose:’ Woman accused of biting off victim’s nose and swallowing it

Houston, TX (KTRK) – A Conroe woman was arrested and accused of biting off a large piece of an acquaintance’s nose and then swallowing it. Jessica Collins, 41, is charged with assault-bodily injury. Here’s the accused attacker. Her name is Jessica Collins. She’s charged with assault. #abc13eyewitness pic.twitter.com/qnVSOywFy3 — Tom Abrahams (@TomAbrahams13) July 16, 2018 The woman whom Collins’ is accused…

One dead, one injured as a result of annual ‘firework war’

Cheraw, S.C. (WSOC) – One person was killed and another seriously injured in Cheraw, South Carolina Wednesday night while shooting off fireworks, according to police. Officers said a 24-year-old man died when an artillery shell hit him in the chest. Authorities told Channel 9 that M.C. Gallion III was with friends shooting off fireworks during Fourth of July celebrations at the…

Katie Arrington seriously injured in deadly wrong-way wreck in Charleston County

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCIV) — Lowcountry elected official Katie Arrington is in a local hospital after she and a friend were seriously injured in a deadly wreck in Charleston County late Friday night, authorities say. Arrington, 47, has undergone surgery for treatment of her injuries, and is recovering in a local hospital, spokesman Michael Mule confirms. Arrington, of Summerville, is a South Carolina…

Man accused of illegally recording girls showering on Myrtle Beach yacht

Screen-Shot-2018-06-11-at-9.10.38-PM Courtesy of WPDE Courtesy of WPDE Screen-Shot-2018-06-11-at-9.10.21-PM Courtesy of WPDE Courtesy of WPDE Screen-Shot-2018-06-11-at-9.10.10-PM Courtesy of WPDE Courtesy of WPDE Myrtle Beach, S.C. (WPDE) — A man has been arrested on a voyeurism charge in Myrtle Beach, according to online booking records. William Richard Hilliard, 49, of Cherryvale, N.C., is accused of recording young girls who were showering on his…

Prostitution sting leads to 8 arrests in North Charleston

North Charleston, S.C. (WCIV) — The North Charleston Police Department S.P.E.E.D. Team says it conducted a Prostitution Enforcement Operation on June 6th after recent complaints. Officers say they focused their efforts around Rivers Avenue, Remount Road, the Ten Mile Hill community, and the Chicora-Cherokee Community. During the operation, eight women were arrested on prostitution charges: April Dawn West, Darlene Barbee, Christina…

Man sentenced for killing 2 soldiers in South Carolina

Lexington, S.C. (WCIV) — A man has been sentenced to 40 years in prison after pleading guilty to killing two soldiers who were trying to help a woman being attacked in a South Carolina bar. News outlets reported that 27-year-old Joseph Elijah Mills of Newberry County was sentenced Thursday in Lexington. Forty-year-old Staff Sgt. Charles Allen Judge Jr. and Sgt. 1st…