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Woman Dies after Boat Crash off South Carolina Coast

ISLE OF PALMS, S.C. (AP) – A woman has died after she was thrown from a boat and run over along the South Carolina coast. The Charleston County Coroner’s Office told news outlets that 37-year-old Stephanie Rechtin of Mount Pleasant died in the boating crash Saturday. The Department of Natural Resources said Rechtin was thrown from the boat she was…

National Ice Cream Day has arrived. Here’s where you can get free frozen treats and tasty deals

Celebrate National Ice Cream Day Sunday with free treats and offers from your favorite chain. Note: Offers are good at participating locations. Baskin Robbins: BOGO ice cream cones, BOGO $.99 sundaes, $2 milkshakes with the Baskin Robbins mobile app. Carvel: BOGO free ice cream cup or cone, any size. Cold Stone Creamery: BOGO ice cream with mix-ins through the eClub (it may take…

‘I’m still in shock’: Murrells Inlet man reflects on scam, tech experts urge caution

Murrells Inlet, S.C. (WPDE) — Myrtle Beach Police are investigating a scam phone call involving a death threat. All while technology experts say you should be careful with what you share on social media. “I’m still in shock. I still am worried every time my wife goes out the door what could possibly happen,” said Shane Benoit from Murrells Inlet. Two days…

1 hospitalized after shooting with officer outside a SC hotel

FLORENCE, S.C. (AP) – An armed hotel patron is recovering after being wounded during a shootout with South Carolina police. Media organizations report that the bullets started flying Saturday afternoon outside the Hilton Garden Inn in Florence. Florence Police Lt. Mike Brandt said officers were responding to the hotel after a call about a person carrying the gun. Brandt said…

RCSD investigating Friday night shooting

Columbia, S.C. (WOLO) – RCSD responded to shots fired call Friday evening just after 8 p.m. Officials say the shooting happened in the 2800 block of English Avenue. One man suffered a gunshot wound to the upper chest but had been transported to a nearby hospital before deputies arrived. The status of his condition is unknown at this time. This…

Deputies arrest suspect in Swansea shooting

Swansea, S.C. (WOLO) – Deputies have arrested a man they say fatally shot 22-year-old Robert William All, Jr. Wednesday night in Swansea. Corey Robinson, 25, is charged with murder in the shooting death of Robert William All Jr., according to an arrest warrant. “Based on evidence collected from the scene on Toole Smith Road, Robinson shot All multiple times with…

Sheriff warns of phone scam claiming to use OCSO name in Orangeburg

Orangeburg, S.C. (WOLO) – Orangeburg County Sheriff Leroy Ravenell announced that a scam arose on Friday with the perpetrator posing as the Orangeburg County Sheriff’s Office. The sheriff said Orangeburg County residents have received calls from a “Capt. Green” stating they have missed court and will be fined $1,200. “This is a scam of the worst kind, and we are recommending you…

22-year-old identified as victim in Toole Smith Rd. shooting

Lexington, S.C. (WOLO) – Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher has identified the victim of a homicide that occurred shortly after 11 p.m. last night (7/11) in Swansea. According to Fisher, 22-year-old Robert William All, Jr. was found after sustaining multiple gunshot wounds. All was transported to an area hospital where he was pronounced dead shortly after. The Lexington County Sheriff’s…