Charleston

Man killed at ChuckECheese, may have been targeted police say

CHARLESTON S.C. (AP)-  A father is dead after  being gunned down outside of a Chuck E Cheese. Father gunned down in front of children at ChuckEcheese According to authorities, the victim was leaving the building with his children, then shot several times. Lieutenant Command Duty Officer Patrick McLaughlin says he died at the scene. Charleston County deputy coroner Michelle Gonzalez…

Police: Charleston Suspect Shot Co-Worker, Held One Hostage at Restaurant

CHARLESTON, S.C (WCIV) (AP) – Authorities are now saying that only one person was taken hostage by a fired dishwasher who fatally shot a co-worker in a Charleston, South Carolina, restaurant. Charleston Police spokesman Jack O’Toole said in a news release that the hostage was rescued safely Thursday afternoon from Virginia’s restaurant in downtown Charleston.  Mayor John Tecklenburg stood before…

Civil Rights Groups Urge Peace Ahead of Slager Trial

Charleston, SC –Ahead of the Michael Slager trial and the Dylann Roof trial in Charleston, Civil Rights Leaders gathered Monday with a message of peace. Leaders urging people not to come into Charleston and cause trouble. Civil rights leaders applauding the city for how it has handled the high profile cases and urging there will be peace as the trials…

Michael Slager in Court -Former Officer Accused of Walter Scott Shooting

CHARLESTON, SC (WOLO)– A white former police officer charged in the shooting death of a black motorist is returning to a federal courtroom in South Carolina. Attorneys discussed the process to declare former North Charleston police officer Michael Slager indigent, thus making him eligible for state-funded legal assistance during a Dec. 23, 2015 hearing. His attorneys want help paying for…

WATCH: Fireflies Take Series Against Charleston, 4-1

COLUMBIA, SC – For the second straight night, the Fireflies broke a tied score late in the game and beat the RiverDogs, this time, 4-1, on Wednesday. Vicente Lupo, Enmanuel Zabala and J.C. Rodriguez each picked up an RBI in the eighth inning to seal the series victory.     Columbia (5-9, 41-43) had work to do first in the seventh frame,…