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  • Accident between train and car in North Charleston, closes East Montague Ave

    Accident between train and car in North Charleston, closes East Montague Ave

    Accident between train and car in North Charleston, closes East Montague Ave

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 8:34 AM EDT2014-08-27 12:34:43 GMT
    Crews with the North Charleston Police Department are on scene of a vehicle vs train accident on East Montague Avenue and Gaynor Street.According to Charleston County dispatch, crews received the call at 6:32am.We have a crew headed to the scene and will bring you the latest as it becomes available.
    Crews with the North Charleston Police Department are on scene of a vehicle vs train accident on East Montague Avenue and Gaynor Street.According to Charleston County dispatch, crews received the call at 6:32am.We have a crew headed to the scene and will bring you the latest as it becomes available.
  • Trial underway for father accused of murder after drunk driver killed his sons

    Trial underway for father accused of murder after drunk driver killed his sons

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 7:24 AM EDT2014-08-26 11:24:09 GMT
    A trial in Alvin, Texas is splitting the town in half. A man on trial for murder is accused of shooting a drunk driver who hit and killed his sons. David Barajas was almost home when his pickup ran out of gas in December 2012. Barajas and his sons, 12-year-old David Jr. and 11-year-old Caleb ,got out to helppush the truck. Not far from their driveway, a Chevy Malibu driven by Jose Banda Jr. plowed into them. Authorities say toxicology results showed his blood alcohol level was twice the legal...
    A trial in Alvin, Texas is splitting the town in half. A man on trial for murder is accused of shooting a drunk driver who hit and killed his sons. David Barajas was almost home when his pickup ran out of gas in December 2012. Barajas and his sons, 12-year-old David Jr. and 11-year-old Caleb ,got out to helppush the truck. Not far from their driveway, a Chevy Malibu driven by Jose Banda Jr. plowed into them. Authorities say toxicology results showed his blood alcohol level was twice the legal...
  • NC college students create nail polish to help protect women from date rape

    NC college students create nail polish to help protect women from date rape

    Monday, August 25 2014 11:33 AM EDT2014-08-25 15:33:52 GMT
    Students in the Materials Science Engineering department at North Carolina State University teamed up to invent a nail polish that changes color when it comes in contact with date-rape drugs. Rohypnol, Xanax, and GHB often go undetected because they are often odorless and colorless. Rohypnol, used to be in white tablet form but recently it's been formulated as to be green with a blue core. The manufacturer made the change to try and identify tampered drinks at clubs. But generic versions of...
    Students in the Materials Science Engineering department at North Carolina State University teamed up to invent a nail polish that changes color when it comes in contact with date-rape drugs. Rohypnol, Xanax, and GHB often go undetected because they are often odorless and colorless. Rohypnol, used to be in white tablet form but recently it's been formulated as to be green with a blue core. The manufacturer made the change to try and identify tampered drinks at clubs. But generic versions of...
  • Rising sea levels could threaten $6 billion of property in the Lowcountry

    Rising sea levels could threaten $6 billion of property in the Lowcountry

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 3:37 AM EDT2014-08-27 07:37:31 GMT
    Experts predict that rising seas will bring floods threatening nearly $6 billion worth of property in the South Carolina Lowcountry.
    Experts predict that rising seas will bring floods threatening nearly $6 billion worth of property in the South Carolina Lowcountry.
  • Changes and good food in this years Charleston Restaurant Week

    Changes and good food in this years Charleston Restaurant Week

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 4:15 PM EDT2014-08-26 20:15:29 GMT
    Charleston Restaurant Week, known as one of Charleston's most-awaited events, is set to take place from Wednesday, September 3 through Sunday, September 14. This culinary event gives locals and visitors the opportunity to enjoy the world-renowned cuisine of the Lowcountry as participating restaurants offer specially-priced lunch and dinner menus. This installment marks the first time that restaurants will not be adhering to category tiers of 3 for $20, $30, and $40, but rather will have the o...
    Charleston Restaurant Week, known as one of Charleston's most-awaited events, is set to take place from Wednesday, September 3 through Sunday, September 14. This culinary event gives locals and visitors the opportunity to enjoy the world-renowned cuisine of the Lowcountry as participating restaurants offer specially-priced lunch and dinner menus. This installment marks the first time that restaurants will not be adhering to category tiers of 3 for $20, $30, and $40, but rather will have the o...
  • Naked SC man arrested in bar covered with feces, urine, police say

    Naked SC man arrested in bar covered with feces, urine, police say

    Monday, August 25 2014 4:50 PM EDT2014-08-25 20:50:27 GMT
    Lyles in a Facebook photo and a Facebook photo of the bar/grill.Lyles in a Facebook photo and a Facebook photo of the bar/grill.
    A man was arrested after police found him naked in a trashed room covered with what appeared to be feces and urine Saturday.Spartanburg Police were called to Gravy's Grill on Kensington Drive Saturday in reference to a disturbance. The suspect was identified as Darius Lyles, age 39, of Liberty Street in Spartanburg.
    A man was arrested after police found him naked in a trashed room covered with what appeared to be feces and urine Saturday.Spartanburg Police were called to Gravy's Grill on Kensington Drive Saturday in reference to a disturbance. The suspect was identified as Darius Lyles, age 39, of Liberty Street in Spartanburg.
  • 2 Your Health Trident Medical says patients suffer due to psychiatric bed shortage

    2 Your Health Trident Medical says patients suffer due to psychiatric bed shortage

    2 Your Health Trident Medical says patients suffer due to psychiatric bed shortage

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 3:20 PM EDT2014-08-27 19:20:39 GMT
    When you go to the emergency room you expect urgent treatment for acute illnesses but at Trident Hospital in North Charleston, ER's are often used as waiting rooms for people in need of a psychiatric hospital bed. The result is backed up hospital system and compromised medical care. Trident has created a solution, a new mental health unit, but state red tape is preventing them from moving forward.The CEO and the Director of Mental Health for Trident Hospitals wanted to show what they have ke...
    When you go to the emergency room you expect urgent treatment for acute illnesses but at Trident Hospital in North Charleston, ER's are often used as waiting rooms for people in need of a psychiatric hospital bed. The result is backed up hospital system and compromised medical care. Trident has created a solution, a new mental health unit, but state red tape is preventing them from moving forward.The CEO and the Director of Mental Health for Trident Hospitals wanted to show what they have ke...
  • World's largest gator caught and finally in record books

    World's largest gator caught and finally in record books

    Friday, June 20 2014 5:42 PM EDT2014-06-20 21:42:31 GMT
    Justin Wells photoJustin Wells photo
    A group of hunters from Texas now hold the world record for the largest American alligator caught legally. Justin Wells, of Bossier City, Louisiana, along with his three friends, Ryan Haltom, Tommy Bass and Jarrett Janus,caught the gator seven years ago in the Chalk Creek.
    A group of hunters from Texas now hold the world record for the largest American alligator caught legally. Justin Wells, of Bossier City, Louisiana, along with his three friends, Ryan Haltom, Tommy Bass and Jarrett Janus,caught the gator seven years ago in the Chalk Creek.
  • News 2 Investigates: How safe are football helmets at Lowcountry schools?

    News 2 Investigates: How safe are football helmets at Lowcountry schools?

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 6:28 AM EDT2014-08-26 10:28:43 GMT
    When it comes to protecting football players from potential head injuries, information is power. College and NFL teams these days use as much research as possible when deciding which helmets their players will wear. Among the first mentioned by many, is the Virginia Tech Rating System. It is considered the “gold standard” by many equipment managers, including those at the University of South Carolina, and The Citadel. However, until we started asking questions, some high schools in our are...
    When it comes to protecting football players from potential head injuries, information is power. College and NFL teams these days use as much research as possible when deciding which helmets their players will wear. Among the first mentioned by many, is the Virginia Tech Rating System. It is considered the “gold standard” by many equipment managers, including those at the University of South Carolina, and The Citadel. However, until we started asking questions, some high schools in our are...
  • Meth lab found during traffic stop

    Meth lab found during traffic stop

    Meth lab found during traffic stop

    Monday, August 25 2014 5:48 PM EDT2014-08-25 21:48:01 GMT
    Sheriff's deputies uncovered a meth lab after executing traffic stop near Walterboro. Colleton County Sheriff's Deputies say they initially stopped 33-year-old Ronald Andrews Jr. shortly after 1:00 a.m. Sunday on Jefferies Hwy for crossing the center line and driving under suspension; however, a subsequent search of the vehicle uncovered a one-pot inactive meth lab. According to a report, they found items from meth bottle containing lighter fluid to a gas generator bottle with tubing under ...
    Sheriff's deputies uncovered a meth lab after executing traffic stop near Walterboro. Colleton County Sheriff's Deputies say they initially stopped 33-year-old Ronald Andrews Jr. shortly after 1:00 a.m. Sunday on Jefferies Hwy for crossing the center line and driving under suspension; however, a subsequent search of the vehicle uncovered a one-pot inactive meth lab. According to a report, they found items from meth bottle containing lighter fluid to a gas generator bottle with tubing under ...
  • Over 200 dead dogs found in Goose Creek; man pleads guilty to 10 counts of animal cruelty

    Over 200 dead dogs found in Goose Creek; man pleads guilty to 10 counts of animal cruelty

    Monday, August 25 2014 10:52 PM EDT2014-08-26 02:52:52 GMT
    Some say it was the largest case of animal cruelty in South Carolina history, and today, the man responsible went before a judge in Berkeley County for his plea hearing.On Monday, Loney Garrett plead guilty to 10 counts of animal cruelty. Back in February of 2013, Loney Garrett was arrested and charged with 43 counts of animal cruelty after police found over 200 dead dogs, and 45 others emaciated and starved at the man's Howe Hall Road residence in Goose Creek. Michelle Reid is the Executive ...
    Some say it was the largest case of animal cruelty in South Carolina history, and today, the man responsible went before a judge in Berkeley County for his plea hearing.On Monday, Loney Garrett plead guilty to 10 counts of animal cruelty. Back in February of 2013, Loney Garrett was arrested and charged with 43 counts of animal cruelty after police found over 200 dead dogs, and 45 others emaciated and starved at the man's Howe Hall Road residence in Goose Creek. Michelle Reid is the Executive ...
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    Mount Pleasant teen suddenly passes away while at school at Clemson University

    Mount Pleasant teen suddenly passes away while at school at Clemson University

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 11:21 PM EDT2014-08-27 03:21:10 GMT
    A Mount Pleasant family is grieving the loss of their 18-year-old daughter and sister after she dies suddenly while away at school in the up state.Clemsonfreshman Virginia Gilliam died on August 24 after what started out as a urinary tractinfection."Anybody that knew Virginia,knew shesaw the world through a child's eyes. Again, I knew that, my family knew that and i'm not a big social media guy but since then i've just been seeing all this out pouring,"Herb Gilliam.Social Media he says has b...
    A Mount Pleasant family is grieving the loss of their 18-year-old daughter and sister after she dies suddenly while away at school in the up state.Clemsonfreshman Virginia Gilliam died on August 24 after what started out as a urinary tractinfection."Anybody that knew Virginia,knew shesaw the world through a child's eyes. Again, I knew that, my family knew that and i'm not a big social media guy but since then i've just been seeing all this out pouring,"Herb Gilliam.Social Media he says has b...
  • USC Increasing Patrols After Crimes; Armed Robbery Suspect Arrested

    USC Increasing Patrols After Crimes; Armed Robbery Suspect Arrested

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 3:28 AM EDT2014-08-27 07:28:21 GMT
    40-year-old Kevin O’Neal was arrested Tuesday as a suspect in an armed robbery on USC’s Horseshoe last week.40-year-old Kevin O’Neal was arrested Tuesday as a suspect in an armed robbery on USC’s Horseshoe last week.
    The University of South Carolina is increasing patrols by campus police after four crimes in a week, three on campus and one just on the edge.
    The University of South Carolina is increasing patrols by campus police after four crimes in a week, three on campus and one just on the edge.
  • Watch the 66th Emmy Awards tonight on NBC at 8pm

    Watch the 66th Emmy Awards tonight on NBC at 8pm

    Monday, August 25 2014 7:10 PM EDT2014-08-25 23:10:44 GMT
    Hosted by Late Night star Seth Meyers, the 66th Emmy Awards air live tonight, August 25 at 8 p.m. ET / 5 p.m. PT on NBC.Hosted by Late Night star Seth Meyers, the 66th Emmy Awards air live tonight, August 25 at 8 p.m. ET / 5 p.m. PT on NBC.
    Hosted by Late Night star Seth Meyers, the 66th Emmy Awards air live tonight, August 25 at 8 p.m. ET / 5 p.m. PT on NBC, and fans can watch the Emmys live stream here. NBC's Red Carpet coverage will start Monday 7:30 pm ET.
    Hosted by Late Night star Seth Meyers, the 66th Emmy Awards air live tonight, August 25 at 8 p.m. ET / 5 p.m. PT on NBC, and fans can watch the Emmys live stream here. NBC's Red Carpet coverage will start Monday 7:30 pm ET.
  • Nearly 60 arrested in SC town's 4-day prostitution sting

    Nearly 60 arrested in SC town's 4-day prostitution sting

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 9:42 PM EDT2014-08-20 01:42:19 GMT
    WSPA imagesWSPA images
    Greenville Police released information Tuesday that 59 people were arrested in a four day long prostitution sting.  Of the 59 people 33 of them were "Johns", 25 were prostitutes, and one was arrested as a pimp for aiding and abetting.
    Greenville Police released information Tuesday that 59 people were arrested in a four day long prostitution sting.  Of the 59 people 33 of them were "Johns", 25 were prostitutes, and one was arrested as a pimp for aiding and abetting.
  • Soggy start: Burning Man crews stuck at Wal-Mart

    Soggy start: Burning Man crews stuck at Wal-Mart

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 3:07 PM EDT2014-08-26 19:07:44 GMT
    Hundreds of travelers on the road to Burning Man in their quest for oneness with nature and celebration of self-expression on a peaceful playa in northern Nevada's desert didn't expect to spend their first...
    Ah, Burning Man, the annual weeklong rave that draws thousands of free-thinkers to a remote spot in the Nevada desert. It's a festival so remote and bizarre that the only limit to free expression is imagination ... and...
  • Citadel professor discusses Isis threat to Americans

    Citadel professor discusses Isis threat to Americans

    Saturday, August 23 2014 3:38 PM EDT2014-08-23 19:38:06 GMT
    Newly released video show US military airstrikes getting stronger after the death of American journalist James Foley at the hands of Isis militants.According to Citadel professor, Dr. Jack Porter, they're unlikely to end soon. Watch the video above for Porter's entire interview.Isis has America's attention following the beheading of Foley. Now White House officials say the airstrikes may move to Syria, where Isis is headquartered. "We've made very clear, time and again that if you come after ...
    Newly released video show US military airstrikes getting stronger after the death of American journalist James Foley at the hands of Isis militants.According to Citadel professor, Dr. Jack Porter, they're unlikely to end soon. Watch the video above for Porter's entire interview.Isis has America's attention following the beheading of Foley. Now White House officials say the airstrikes may move to Syria, where Isis is headquartered. "We've made very clear, time and again that if you come after ...
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