Charleston

3 shot at North Charleston Mall, police searching for gunman

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP): Authorities in South Carolina are searching for a gunman accused of shooting and wounding three people inside a shopping mall. The North Charleston Police Department says it was called to the Northwoods Mall just before 1:30 p.m. Sunday on reports of a shooting in a common area. Lt. Matt Hughes says officers evacuated the shoppers and determined…

More Tidal flooding expected in Charleston

CHARLESTON. S.C. (AP) _  Several Charleston streets were closed because of high tide flooding that is expected to continue through Monday morning. The Charleston Police Department announced the closures on Saturday.  The streets were later reopened, but the police department cautioned that flooding is expected to continue during high tides on Saturday evening, Sunday and Monday morning. The National Weather…

Study shows high levels of chemicals in Charleston’s drinking water; officials disagree

A new study ranked Charleston’s drinking water in the top ten for so-called “forever chemicals” known as PFA’s. (WCIV) By Brodie Hart CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCIV) —A new study ranked Charleston’s drinking water in the top ten for so-called “forever chemicals” known as PFA’s. PFA’s are man-made chemicals found in stain-resistant and oil-resistant materials like Teflon, but can also be found in clothing…