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  • Student reportedly suspended for saying 'bless you'

    Student reportedly suspended for saying 'bless you'

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 12:47 PM EDT2014-08-20 16:47:09 GMT
    The teacher allegedly has a list of words that students may not use in the classroom. (Photo: WMC)The teacher allegedly has a list of words that students may not use in the classroom. (Photo: WMC)
    A young girl, who claims she was standing up for her religious beliefs in the classroom, was suspended after breaking a class rule of saying "bless you" after a classmate sneezed.
    A young girl, who claims she was standing up for her religious beliefs in the classroom, was suspended after breaking a class rule of saying "bless you" after a classmate sneezed.
  • Another American hostage at risk by Islamic State

    Another American hostage at risk by Islamic State

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 12:41 PM EDT2014-08-20 16:41:02 GMT
    In a horrifying act of revenge for U.S. airstrikes in northern Iraq, militants with the Islamic State extremist group have beheaded American journalist James Foley - and are threatening to kill another hostage, U.S. officials say.
    In a horrifying act of revenge for U.S. airstrikes in northern Iraq, militants with the Islamic State extremist group have beheaded American journalist James Foley - and are threatening to kill another hostage, U.S. officials say.
  • 4-year-old in Clarksville dies after shooting self in chest

    4-year-old in Clarksville dies after shooting self in chest

    A four-year-old boy died Sunday night at Vanderbilt University Medical Center after police say he found a loaded handgun and shot himself in the chest.
    A four-year-old boy died Sunday night at Vanderbilt University Medical Center after police say he found a loaded handgun and shot himself in the chest.
  • Myrtle Beach woman beat up man after he 'passed gas' in her face, police say

    Myrtle Beach woman beat up man after he 'passed gas' in her face, police say

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 10:26 PM EDT2014-08-20 02:26:05 GMT
    A Myrtle Beach man and woman were arrested after they came to blows in a fight sparked when the man allegedly “passed gas” near the woman’s face, according to a Myrtle Beach Police report. The incident happened on Monday night around 7:45 pm at a house in the 900
    A Myrtle Beach man and woman were arrested after they came to blows in a fight sparked when the man allegedly “passed gas” near the woman’s face, according to a Myrtle Beach Police report. The incident happened on Monday night around 7:45 pm at a house in the 900
  • Town N' Country grandmother fears intruder, shoots grandson by accident

    Town N' Country grandmother fears intruder, shoots grandson by accident

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 9:40 PM EDT2014-08-20 01:40:13 GMT
    Photo of Tyler Maddox courtesy of Facebook.Photo of Tyler Maddox courtesy of Facebook.
    Hillsborough County Sheriff's deputies were called to the scene of a shooting in Town N' Country just before 1:00 A.M. early Tuesday morning.The sheriff's office gives a chilling account of the events that led to the shooting.In the middle of the night, Linda Maddox, 63 heard a noise and grabbed a .22 caliber revolver she keeps by the bed.
    Hillsborough County Sheriff's deputies were called to the scene of a shooting in Town N' Country just before 1:00 A.M. early Tuesday morning.The sheriff's office gives a chilling account of the events that led to the shooting.In the middle of the night, Linda Maddox, 63 heard a noise and grabbed a .22 caliber revolver she keeps by the bed.
  • 59 Arrested By Greenville Police In Latest Prostitution Sting

    59 Arrested By Greenville Police In Latest Prostitution Sting

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 9:30 PM EDT2014-08-20 01:30:28 GMT
    Greenville Police released information Tuesday that 59 people were arrested in a four day long prostitution sting.
    Greenville Police released information Tuesday that 59 people were arrested in a four day long prostitution sting.
  • Dog saves newborn kitten, now pals for life

    Dog saves newborn kitten, now pals for life

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 2:33 PM EDT2014-08-19 18:33:17 GMT
    Roscoe was an injured, newborn kitten covered in maggots and pinned underneath a log, when he was found by Opie the dog. Imgur photo by Lia Spilka  Roscoe was an injured, newborn kitten covered in maggots and pinned underneath a log, when he was found by Opie the dog. Imgur photo by Lia Spilka
    A newborn kitten whose life was in danger when he was discovered by a curious pooch out on a walk, is now best buddies with the dog who saved him.
    A newborn kitten whose life was in danger when he was discovered by a curious pooch out on a walk, is now best buddies with the dog who saved him.
  • Morgue attendant admits to having sex with up to 100 bodies

    Morgue attendant admits to having sex with up to 100 bodies

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 2:30 PM EDT2014-08-19 18:30:56 GMT
    A federal court has made a ruling in connection with a disturbing case involving an Ohio morgue attendant who had sex with female corpses at work.
    A federal court has made a ruling in connection with a disturbing case involving an Ohio morgue attendant who had sex with female corpses at work.
  • Vatican: Argentina car crash kills papal relatives

    Vatican: Argentina car crash kills papal relatives

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 11:05 AM EDT2014-08-19 15:05:35 GMT
    The Vatican says a road accident in Argentina has killed two young great-nephews of Pope Francis as well as their mother, the wife of the pope's nephew.
    The Vatican says a road accident in Argentina has killed two young great-nephews of Pope Francis as well as their mother, the wife of the pope's nephew.
  • Clearwater couple escorted from restaurant because of service dogs

    Clearwater couple escorted from restaurant because of service dogs

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 10:43 AM EDT2014-08-19 14:43:27 GMT
    Dr. Richard Davis with his two service dogs - Mocha and Micka.Dr. Richard Davis with his two service dogs - Mocha and Micka.
    A Clearwater couple tells News Channel 8 that their service dogs were the reason they were escorted from Maggie Mae's restaurant in Sand Key.
    A Clearwater couple tells News Channel 8 that their service dogs were the reason they were escorted from Maggie Mae's restaurant in Sand Key.
  • Woman arrested in Knoxville after swimming across Tennessee River

    Woman arrested in Knoxville after swimming across Tennessee River

    A woman was taken into police custody early Tuesday morning after jumping into the Tennessee River.
    A woman was taken into police custody early Tuesday morning after jumping into the Tennessee River.
  • Climber Dies In Fall At After Proposing To Girlfriend

    Climber Dies In Fall At After Proposing To Girlfriend

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 9:53 AM EDT2014-08-19 13:53:31 GMT
    A man died while rock climbing in Yosemite National Park shortly after his girlfriend accepted his marriage proposal.

    A man died while rock climbing in Yosemite National Park shortly after his girlfriend accepted his marriage proposal.

  • Fiery Crash Captured on Video

    Fiery Crash Captured on Video

    Monday, August 18 2014 7:42 PM EDT2014-08-18 23:42:17 GMT
    A fiery crash near Biloxi involving a car and an 18-wheeler sends them both bursting into flames.
    A fiery crash near Biloxi involving a car and an 18-wheeler sends them both bursting into flames.
  • Horry County man killed in bush hog accident

    Horry County man killed in bush hog accident

    Monday, August 18 2014 2:27 PM EDT2014-08-18 18:27:13 GMT
    MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WBTW) - An Horry County man was killed Monday morning while operating a "bush hog" on private property.Emergency crews were called to Sunny Boy Lane, just of SC 707around 9 a.m. for a reported bush hog running over a person.When crews arrived, they found a man who later died at the scene.There's no word on what caused the accident and the coroner has not released the man's identity pending notificati...
    MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WBTW) - An Horry County man was killed Monday morning while operating a "bush hog" on private property.Emergency crews were called to Sunny Boy Lane, just of SC 707around 9 a.m. for a reported bush hog running over a person.When crews arrived, they found a man who later died at the scene.There's no word on what caused the accident and the coroner has not released the man's identity pending notificati...
  • Millions Exposed After Hospital Network Hacked

    Millions Exposed After Hospital Network Hacked

    Monday, August 18 2014 2:15 PM EDT2014-08-18 18:15:18 GMT
    Community Health Systems, which operates 206 hospitals across the United States, announced on Monday that hackers recently broke into its computers and stole data on 4.5 million patients.
    Community Health Systems, which operates 206 hospitals across the United States, announced on Monday that hackers recently broke into its computers and stole data on 4.5 million patients.
  • Authorities investigate fatal vehicle crash on Johns Island

    UPDATE: Man charged in connection to fatal vehicle crash on Johns Island

    UPDATE: Man charged in connection to fatal vehicle crash on Johns Island

    Monday, August 18 2014 2:12 PM EDT2014-08-18 18:12:05 GMT
    Authorities are currently investigating a fatal vehicle crash on Johns Island.According to officials, a Chevy Equinox collided with a Jeep Compass on River Road near Main Road.The driver of the Chevy Equinox was transported to the Medical University of South Carolina. No word tonight on the exact of the driver's injuries.The driver of the Jeep Compass was pronounced dead at the scene. The Charleston County Sheriff's Office and the Charleston County Coroner's Office are investigating this acci...
    Authorities are currently investigating a fatal vehicle crash on Johns Island.According to officials, a Chevy Equinox collided with a Jeep Compass on River Road near Main Road.The driver of the Chevy Equinox was transported to the Medical University of South Carolina. No word tonight on the exact of the driver's injuries.The driver of the Jeep Compass was pronounced dead at the scene. The Charleston County Sheriff's Office and the Charleston County Coroner's Office are investigating this acci...
  • Can Email Get You Arrested?

    Can Email Get You Arrested?

    Monday, August 18 2014 12:03 PM EDT2014-08-18 16:03:58 GMT
    Can Email Get You Arrested?Can Email Get You Arrested?
    A lot of people don't realize many email providers like Google and Yahoo are searching through your messages for illegal content.
    A lot of people don't realize many email providers like Google and Yahoo are searching through your messages for illegal content.
  • Shark Cat On A Roomba Entertains Shark Costumed Baby

    Shark Cat On A Roomba Entertains Shark Costumed Baby

    Monday, August 18 2014 10:57 AM EDT2014-08-18 14:57:57 GMT
    Shark cat entertains shark baby by riding a Roomba around the kitchen.
    Shark cat entertains shark baby by riding a Roomba around the kitchen.
  • 2 dead, 2 hurt in Arkansas freight train collision

    2 dead, 2 hurt in Arkansas freight train collision

    Monday, August 18 2014 5:48 AM EDT2014-08-18 09:48:25 GMT
    The collision scene. Image NBC NewsThe collision scene. Image NBC News
    Two Union Pacific train crew members were killed and two others were injured when two freight trains collided head-on in northeast Arkansas early Sunday, Arkansas State Police said.
    Two Union Pacific train crew members were killed and two others were injured when two freight trains collided head-on in northeast Arkansas early Sunday, Arkansas State Police said.
  • National Guard Deployed to Ferguson; Autopsy Shows Brown Shot 6 Times

    National Guard Deployed to Ferguson; Autopsy Shows Brown Shot 6 Times

    Monday, August 18 2014 5:44 AM EDT2014-08-18 09:44:00 GMT
    Police wait to advance after tear gas was used to disperse a crowd in Ferguson, Mo., Aug. 17, 2014. (PHOTO: ABC News)Police wait to advance after tear gas was used to disperse a crowd in Ferguson, Mo., Aug. 17, 2014. (PHOTO: ABC News)
    Missouri Governor Jay Nixon signed an executive order this morning deploying the Missouri National Guard to Ferguson following a night of continued clashes between police and protesters.
    Missouri Governor Jay Nixon signed an executive order this morning deploying the Missouri National Guard to Ferguson following a night of continued clashes between police and protesters.
  • Chesney Concert Too Hot For Some To Handle

    Chesney Concert Too Hot For Some To Handle

    Sunday, August 17 2014 8:30 PM EDT2014-08-18 00:30:40 GMT
    Around 300 calls were made to paramedics for heat-related injuries.
    Around 300 calls were made to paramedics for heat-related injuries.
  • Friend of man who inspired #IceBucketChallenge dies celebrating success

    Friend of man who inspired #IceBucketChallenge dies celebrating success

    Sunday, August 17 2014 12:54 PM EDT2014-08-17 16:54:53 GMT

    A friend of the man diagnosed with ALS who first inspired the viral "ice bucket challenge" drowned Saturday, hours after raising $100,000 for ALS treatment and research.

    A friend of the man diagnosed with ALS who first inspired the viral "ice bucket challenge" drowned Saturday, hours after raising $100,000 for ALS treatment and research.

  • Victims identified in fatal Mt. Pleasant plane crash

    Victims identified in fatal Mt. Pleasant plane crash

    Friday, August 15 2014 1:54 PM EDT2014-08-15 17:54:13 GMT
    Scene of plane crash in Mt Pleasant...waiting on briefing from policeScene of plane crash in Mt Pleasant...waiting on briefing from police
    Wednesday at approximately 11:36 a.m. the Charleston County Aviation Authority Police Department was notified of a plane crash at Mount Pleasant Regional Airport with two fatalities.
    Wednesday at approximately 11:36 a.m. the Charleston County Aviation Authority Police Department was notified of a plane crash at Mount Pleasant Regional Airport with two fatalities.
  • Great White Sharks spotted near swimmers off coast of CA

    Great White Sharks spotted near swimmers off coast of CA

    Friday, August 15 2014 1:53 PM EDT2014-08-15 17:53:26 GMT
    Beachgoers in southern California got a bit of a scare this week. Sharks were spotted swimming in the waters off Manhattan Beach. Some Great White Sharks were spotted very close to shore, not far from surfers and swimmers. Capt. Jeff Horn, with the LA County Lifeguards said "It's been a common sighting around here for the last three years or so to see juvenile white sharks in the area and those were determined to be non-aggressive."Lifeguards were alerted to about four or five sharks, swimmin...
    Beachgoers in southern California got a bit of a scare this week. Sharks were spotted swimming in the waters off Manhattan Beach. Some Great White Sharks were spotted very close to shore, not far from surfers and swimmers. Capt. Jeff Horn, with the LA County Lifeguards said "It's been a common sighting around here for the last three years or so to see juvenile white sharks in the area and those were determined to be non-aggressive."Lifeguards were alerted to about four or five sharks, swimmin...
  • Girl, 3, Found Alone In Greer Park

    Girl, 3, Found Alone In Greer Park

    Friday, August 15 2014 12:08 PM EDT2014-08-15 16:08:27 GMT
    Officials say the girl was with Main Street Academy in Duncan before the group left the park.  According to a police report, the employees at the daycare didn't know the girl was missing when her guardian came to pick her up.
    Officials say the girl was with Main Street Academy in Duncan before the group left the park.  According to a police report, the employees at the daycare didn't know the girl was missing when her guardian came to pick her up.
  • Charleston man arrested on child pornography charge

    Charleston man arrested on child pornography charge

    Friday, August 15 2014 11:49 AM EDT2014-08-15 15:49:32 GMT
    South Carolina Attorney General Alan Wilson announced the arrest of Adam Guy Noisette of Charleston, S.C. on one count involving the sexual exploitation of a minor.
    South Carolina Attorney General Alan Wilson announced the arrest of Adam Guy Noisette of Charleston, S.C. on one count involving the sexual exploitation of a minor.
  • Boy trying out skates, struck killed in Brockton

    Boy trying out skates, struck killed in Brockton

    Friday, August 15 2014 10:44 AM EDT2014-08-15 14:44:43 GMT
    Authorities say a Brockton boy trying out the inline skates he got for his 12th birthday has been struck and killed by a truck.
    Authorities say a Brockton boy trying out the inline skates he got for his 12th birthday has been struck and killed by a truck.
  • UPDATED ON 6: Mother Arrested for Using F-Word In Grocery Store Receives Apology

    UPDATED ON 6: Mother Arrested for Using F-Word In Grocery Store Receives Apology

    Friday, August 15 2014 9:48 AM EDT2014-08-15 13:48:43 GMT
    Photo of Danielle Wolf, who was arrested after she allegedly said the f-word to her kids in Kroger on Knox Avenue in North AugustaPhoto of Danielle Wolf, who was arrested after she allegedly said the f-word to her kids in Kroger on Knox Avenue in North Augusta
    A North Augusta mother arrested and accused of using profanity toward her kids explains her side of the story to Deon Guillory in a WJBF Exclusive report.
    A North Augusta mother arrested and accused of using profanity toward her kids explains her side of the story to Deon Guillory in a WJBF Exclusive report.
  • Popular Fla. nude beach causing problem for wildlife

    Popular Fla. nude beach causing problem for wildlife

    Thursday, August 14 2014 8:53 PM EDT2014-08-15 00:53:38 GMT
    Passage Key (Photo provided by US Fish and Wildlife Service)Passage Key (Photo provided by US Fish and Wildlife Service)
    Passage Key is a popular hotspot for nudists located between Anna Maria Island and Egmont Key.
    Passage Key is a popular hotspot for nudists located between Anna Maria Island and Egmont Key.
  • Tanker explodes in Nashville, Fumes spark smaller explosions

    Tanker explodes in Nashville, Fumes spark smaller explosions

    Aug 14, 2014 08:26 AM2014-08-14 23:27:29 GMT
    A tanker truck exploded in west Nashville Wednesday, sending fuel vapors into the city's storm water system and causing several secondary explosions.
    A tanker truck exploded in west Nashville Wednesday, sending fuel vapors into the city's storm water system and causing several secondary explosions.
  • The way strangers Photoshopped this baby's picture will touch your heart

    The way strangers Photoshopped this baby's picture will touch your heart

    Thursday, August 14 2014 1:08 PM EDT2014-08-14 17:08:35 GMT
    A grieving father’s simple appeal to strangers has resulted in a beautiful gift: Portraits of his daughter, finally free of the machines that surrounded her during her brief life.
    A grieving father’s simple appeal to strangers has resulted in a beautiful gift: Portraits of his daughter, finally free of the machines that surrounded her during her brief life.
  • Governor Haley accepts the Ice Bucket Challenge

    Governor Haley accepts the Ice Bucket Challenge

    Thursday, August 14 2014 12:34 PM EDT2014-08-14 16:34:40 GMT
    The Ice Bucket Challenge has swept the nation. Thousands of peoplehave accepted the challenge to pour a bucket of ice water over his or her head and then in turn get others to do the same or make a donation to fight ALS within 24 hours. Now Governor Haley can be counted among those who have taken the challenge and put others to the challenge as well.Shechallengedmusician Edwin McCain, Clemson Football Coach Dabo Sweeney and comedian Stephen Colbert just before two big buckets of ice water wer...
    The Ice Bucket Challenge has swept the nation. Thousands of peoplehave accepted the challenge to pour a bucket of ice water over his or her head and then in turn get others to do the same or make a donation to fight ALS within 24 hours. Now Governor Haley can be counted among those who have taken the challenge and put others to the challenge as well.Shechallengedmusician Edwin McCain, Clemson Football Coach Dabo Sweeney and comedian Stephen Colbert just before two big buckets of ice water wer...
  • Woman Discovers Husband's Multiple Marriages Through Facebook

    Woman Discovers Husband's Multiple Marriages Through Facebook

    Thursday, August 14 2014 11:44 AM EDT2014-08-14 15:44:53 GMT
    A simple check on Facebook led a woman down a deep rabbit hole of discovery that ended with the revelation that her husband was already married to at least three other women.
    A simple check on Facebook led a woman down a deep rabbit hole of discovery that ended with the revelation that her husband was already married to at least three other women.
  • Mentally disabled teen beaten at Columbus playground, mother says

    Mentally disabled teen beaten at Columbus playground, mother says

    Thursday, August 14 2014 10:16 AM EDT2014-08-14 14:16:40 GMT
    A Columbus woman says her mentally disabled teenager was beaten, stripped and robbed at a local playground.
    A Columbus woman says her mentally disabled teenager was beaten, stripped and robbed at a local playground.
  • TODAY's Savannah Guthrie gives birth to a girl

    TODAY's Savannah Guthrie gives birth to a girl

    Thursday, August 14 2014 7:19 AM EDT2014-08-14 11:19:52 GMT
    Image courtesy Savannah Guthrie/TODAY ShowImage courtesy Savannah Guthrie/TODAY Show
    It's a girl for Savannah Guthrie!
    It's a girl for Savannah Guthrie!
  • Health advisory for Davis Islands and Picnic Island Beach

    Health advisory for Davis Islands and Picnic Island Beach

    Wednesday, August 13 2014 1:50 PM EDT2014-08-13 17:50:47 GMT
    File photo: Davis IslandsFile photo: Davis Islands
    A Health Advisory has been issued for Picnic Island Beachand Davis Island Beach in Tampa. The advisory is based on thecriteria for enterococci bacteria recommended by the EPA.
    A Health Advisory has been issued for Picnic Island Beachand Davis Island Beach in Tampa. The advisory is based on thecriteria for enterococci bacteria recommended by the EPA.
  • Babysitters send parents 'horror' photos of their kid

    Babysitters send parents 'horror' photos of their kid

    Wednesday, August 13 2014 12:47 PM EDT2014-08-13 16:47:20 GMT
    Babysitters sent parents a series of "horror" photos of their kid. Imgur photoBabysitters sent parents a series of "horror" photos of their kid. Imgur photo
    Anyone who's ever left their kid at home with a babysitter knows that worrying about your child's safety can turn a relaxing evening out into an anxiety-ridden night.Which is what makes a series of photos taken by a couple of babysitters so funny.
    Anyone who's ever left their kid at home with a babysitter knows that worrying about your child's safety can turn a relaxing evening out into an anxiety-ridden night.Which is what makes a series of photos taken by a couple of babysitters so funny.
  • Maserati patrol car raises police suspicions

    Maserati patrol car raises police suspicions

    Wednesday, August 13 2014 8:40 AM EDT2014-08-13 12:40:57 GMT
    Police patrol cars are usually Fords or Chryslers, not Maseratis.So when a patrolman in Braintree, Massachusetts, spotted a Maserati resembling a police cruiser over the weekend, he pulled it over.
    Police patrol cars are usually Fords or Chryslers, not Maseratis.So when a patrolman in Braintree, Massachusetts, spotted a Maserati resembling a police cruiser over the weekend, he pulled it over.
  • Neighbors not happy with woman's multi-colored fence in Hermitage

    Neighbors not happy with woman's multi-colored fence in Hermitage

    Aug 13, 2014 12:34 AM2014-08-13 11:37:09 GMT
    Metro police say there's a record of minor disputes between neighbors at Hermitage Estates who are currently upset at one homeowner's new, colorful fence.
    Metro police say there's a record of minor disputes between neighbors at Hermitage Estates who are currently upset at one homeowner's new, colorful fence.
  • Hernando woman offended after restaurant service dog dispute

    Hernando woman offended after restaurant service dog dispute

    Wednesday, August 13 2014 3:38 AM EDT2014-08-13 07:38:42 GMT
    Melanie Lisky and her service dogMelanie Lisky and her service dog
    Melanie Lisky said everything was going fine while out to dinner with two friends in July at the Chili's in Spring Hill at Commercial Way and U.S. 19.
    Melanie Lisky said everything was going fine while out to dinner with two friends in July at the Chili's in Spring Hill at Commercial Way and U.S. 19.
  • SC toddler dies after being hit by SUV, woman charged

    SC toddler dies after being hit by SUV, woman charged

    Tuesday, August 12 2014 8:17 PM EDT2014-08-13 00:17:47 GMT
    The Anderson County Coroner's Office says a child hit by an SUV on Saturday in Belton has died and his family has donated his organs to help others live.Greg Shore says 2 year old Chase Lee Bryant died at 6:48 pm Sunday at Greenville Memorial Hospital of head and abdominal trauma.
    The Anderson County Coroner's Office says a child hit by an SUV on Saturday in Belton has died and his family has donated his organs to help others live.Greg Shore says 2 year old Chase Lee Bryant died at 6:48 pm Sunday at Greenville Memorial Hospital of head and abdominal trauma.
  • Homeless Man Assaulted In Asheville, Several Arrested

    Homeless Man Assaulted In Asheville, Several Arrested

    Tuesday, August 12 2014 5:52 PM EDT2014-08-12 21:52:40 GMT
    Authorities tell us they were called to Biltmore Avenue near the French Broad Food Co-Op for a report of a large group of people attacking a victim.
    Authorities tell us they were called to Biltmore Avenue near the French Broad Food Co-Op for a report of a large group of people attacking a victim.
  • Small plane makes emergency landing on beach near Siesta Key

    Small plane makes emergency landing on beach near Siesta Key

    Tuesday, August 12 2014 5:20 PM EDT2014-08-12 21:20:38 GMT
    Photo provided by the Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office.Photo provided by the Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office.
    The Sarasota County Sheriff's Office says a small, two-engine plane has made an emergency landing off Siesta Key beach.
    The Sarasota County Sheriff's Office says a small, two-engine plane has made an emergency landing off Siesta Key beach.
  • Myrtle Beach Boardwalk named one of Top 10 in U.S.

    Myrtle Beach Boardwalk named one of Top 10 in U.S.

    Tuesday, August 12 2014 10:26 AM EDT2014-08-12 14:26:25 GMT
    The Myrtle Beach Boardwalk was rated the #3 boardwalk in the U.S.The Myrtle Beach Boardwalk was rated the #3 boardwalk in the U.S.
    MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (Press Release)– The Myrtle Beach Boardwalk is one of the top 10 best boardwalks in the nation, according to National Geographic.Editors noted the 1.2-mile walkway, which opened in 2010, is “now the town's hub of activity.”“The Myrtle Beach Boardwalk has truly become an iconic attraction along the Grand Strand,” said Brad Dean, president and CEO of the Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce. “The concerts, restaurants, shops, arcades and throngs of visitors illustrates that ...
    MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (Press Release)– The Myrtle Beach Boardwalk is one of the top 10 best boardwalks in the nation, according to National Geographic.Editors noted the 1.2-mile walkway, which opened in 2010, is “now the town's hub of activity.”“The Myrtle Beach Boardwalk has truly become an iconic attraction along the Grand Strand,” said Brad Dean, president and CEO of the Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce. “The concerts, restaurants, shops, arcades and throngs of visitors illustrates that ...
  • Charlotte Woman Arrested After Teen Fire

    Charlotte Woman Arrested After Teen Fire

    Tuesday, August 12 2014 10:16 AM EDT2014-08-12 14:16:51 GMT
     Janie Lachelle Talley (Photo courtesy WBTV) Janie Lachelle Talley (Photo courtesy WBTV)
    A Charlotte woman has been arrested and accused of helping her son with a video in which he set himself on fire as part of the "Fire Challenge" craze on social media. Several media outlets reported that 41-year-old Janie Lachelle Talley has been charged with contributing to the delinquency of a minor.
    A Charlotte woman has been arrested and accused of helping her son with a video in which he set himself on fire as part of the "Fire Challenge" craze on social media. Several media outlets reported that 41-year-old Janie Lachelle Talley has been charged with contributing to the delinquency of a minor.
  • VIDEO: Anti-Texting And Driving PSA Produced In The CSRA Goes Viral

    VIDEO: Anti-Texting And Driving PSA Produced In The CSRA Goes Viral

    Monday, August 11 2014 7:17 PM EDT2014-08-11 23:17:09 GMT
    Photo from an anti-texting and driving PSA produced in the CSRAPhoto from an anti-texting and driving PSA produced in the CSRA
    A dramatic texting and driving public service announcement (PSA) produced in the CSRA has now gone viral on on social media sites.
    A dramatic texting and driving public service announcement (PSA) produced in the CSRA has now gone viral on on social media sites.
  • Photo Of 2-Month-Old Girl With Duct-Taped Pacifier Sparks Outrage

    Photo Of 2-Month-Old Girl With Duct-Taped Pacifier Sparks Outrage

    Monday, August 11 2014 5:19 PM EDT2014-08-11 21:19:26 GMT
    Credit: FacebookCredit: Facebook
    Franklin County authorities are investigating after photos of a 2-month-old Columbus girl with duct-tape across her pacifier sparked outrage on social media.
    Franklin County authorities are investigating after photos of a 2-month-old Columbus girl with duct-tape across her pacifier sparked outrage on social media.
  • Couple plunge to death while taking 'selfie' as their children watch in horror

    Couple plunge to death while taking 'selfie' as their children watch in horror

    Monday, August 11 2014 5:02 PM EDT2014-08-11 21:02:44 GMT
    An image from Stillman Leaders Twitter feed showing some folks at the cliffs last summer.An image from Stillman Leaders Twitter feed showing some folks at the cliffs last summer.
    A couple 'taking a selfie' on the edge of a cliff died when they fell hundreds of feet while their young children watched.. The Polish couple died after falling from the rocky edge in Cabo da Roca, western Portugal.
    A couple 'taking a selfie' on the edge of a cliff died when they fell hundreds of feet while their young children watched.. The Polish couple died after falling from the rocky edge in Cabo da Roca, western Portugal.
  • VIDEO: Postal worker trashes mail

    VIDEO: Postal worker trashes mail

    Friday, August 8 2014 12:52 PM EDT2014-08-08 16:52:44 GMT
    A postal worker in Bond Hill, OH is accused of throwing mail in a dumpster, a local NBC station WLWT reported this week.
    A postal worker in Bond Hill, OH is accused of throwing mail in a dumpster, a local NBC station WLWT reported this week.
  • Poisonous Cottonmouth snake found in toilet

    Poisonous Cottonmouth snake found in toilet

    Friday, August 8 2014 12:43 PM EDT2014-08-08 16:43:33 GMT
    A snake was discovered in a toilet in Hueytown, Alabama. Hueytown Police Facebook page photoA snake was discovered in a toilet in Hueytown, Alabama. Hueytown Police Facebook page photo
    Imagine going to use a toilet and seeing a poisonous snake slithering in the commode. It actually happened to a construction worker in Hueytown, Alabama.
    Imagine going to use a toilet and seeing a poisonous snake slithering in the commode. It actually happened to a construction worker in Hueytown, Alabama.
  • FWC: Trappers searching for gator that bit boy in Kissimmee area

    FWC: Trappers searching for gator that bit boy in Kissimmee area

    Friday, August 8 2014 11:33 AM EDT2014-08-08 15:33:21 GMT
    An alligator bit a 9-year-old boy at Lake Tohopekaliga in St. Cloud. CNN imageAn alligator bit a 9-year-old boy at Lake Tohopekaliga in St. Cloud. CNN image
    Gator trappers returned to Lake Tohopekaliga in St. Cloud early Friday morning in an effort to catch the alligator that bit a 9-year-old boy.
    Gator trappers returned to Lake Tohopekaliga in St. Cloud early Friday morning in an effort to catch the alligator that bit a 9-year-old boy.
  • Toddler squeezes through White House fence

    Toddler squeezes through White House fence

    Friday, August 8 2014 6:57 AM EDT2014-08-08 10:57:48 GMT
    It's usually someone jumping over the White House fence that causes Secret Service agents patrolling the grounds to scramble.
    It's usually someone jumping over the White House fence that causes Secret Service agents patrolling the grounds to scramble.
  • Customer buys 23 Burger King pies to spite snotty kid

    Customer buys 23 Burger King pies to spite snotty kid

    Friday, August 8 2014 6:57 AM EDT2014-08-08 10:57:23 GMT
    Burger King Facebook photoBurger King Facebook photo
    A visit to Burger King went horribly wrong for one Reddit user, whose post about the experience with a snotty kid and Burger King pies has gone viral.
    A visit to Burger King went horribly wrong for one Reddit user, whose post about the experience with a snotty kid and Burger King pies has gone viral.
  • Hawaii rattled by quake as hurricanes near

    Hawaii rattled by quake as hurricanes near

    Thursday, August 7 2014 1:37 PM EDT2014-08-07 17:37:38 GMT
    The U.S. Geological Survey reports a magnitude 4.5 earthquake has rattled Hawaii's Big Island, as two hurricanes rumbled toward the islands.
    The U.S. Geological Survey reports a magnitude 4.5 earthquake has rattled Hawaii's Big Island, as two hurricanes rumbled toward the islands.
  • One dead after overnight shooting at Myrtle Beach resort

    One dead after overnight shooting at Myrtle Beach resort

    Thursday, August 7 2014 10:14 AM EDT2014-08-07 14:14:52 GMT
    One person is dead after being shot early Thursday morning in Myrtle Beach.Myrtle Beach Police Spokesperson David Knipes says that the police were called around 2:30 this morning to the Wave Rider Resort.The male victim was dead upon arrival.The police are actively searching for the shooting suspect, who Knipes describes as a white male, 6'1”, and about 200 pounds. He also has white hair, and wears glasses.The coroner's office is at the scene, and Knipes says the identity of the victim will b...
    One person is dead after being shot early Thursday morning in Myrtle Beach.Myrtle Beach Police Spokesperson David Knipes says that the police were called around 2:30 this morning to the Wave Rider Resort.The male victim was dead upon arrival.The police are actively searching for the shooting suspect, who Knipes describes as a white male, 6'1”, and about 200 pounds. He also has white hair, and wears glasses.The coroner's office is at the scene, and Knipes says the identity of the victim will b...
  • Grandma the hero after otter attacks 2 swimmers in Washington river

    Grandma the hero after otter attacks 2 swimmers in Washington river

    State and federal wildlife agents are trying to trap the otter that attacked a boy and his grandmother as they were swimming in the Pilchuck River about 30 miles northeast of Seattle.
    State and federal wildlife agents are trying to trap the otter that attacked a boy and his grandmother as they were swimming in the Pilchuck River about 30 miles northeast of Seattle.
  • Bradenton man accused of smoking meth with kids, sexually abusing them

    Bradenton man accused of smoking meth with kids, sexually abusing them

    Wednesday, August 6 2014 3:09 PM EDT2014-08-06 19:09:44 GMT
    Amy Muse, 37, and Shawn Ussery, 42. Manatee Co. Jail booking photosAmy Muse, 37, and Shawn Ussery, 42. Manatee Co. Jail booking photos
    A Bradenton man and his girlfriend are accused in a disturbing case of child abuse that investigators say involved children, smoking meth and sexual abuse.
    A Bradenton man and his girlfriend are accused in a disturbing case of child abuse that investigators say involved children, smoking meth and sexual abuse.
  • Police say Virginia Amber Alert suspect may be suicidal

    Police say Virginia Amber Alert suspect may be suicidal

    Wednesday, August 6 2014 10:53 AM EDT2014-08-06 14:53:22 GMT
    The Patrick County Sheriff’s Office is seeking information in locating a missing child.  
    The Patrick County Sheriff’s Office is seeking information in locating a missing child. 
  • Disney employee, former officer, among 132 arrested in online child sex sting

    Disney employee, former officer, among 132 arrested in online child sex sting

    Tuesday, August 5 2014 9:58 PM EDT2014-08-06 01:58:15 GMT
    Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd says the suspects arrested ranged in ages from their 20's to their 70's.Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd says the suspects arrested ranged in ages from their 20's to their 70's.
    A Disney Animal Kingdom employee and a former law enforcement office are among 132 people arrested in "Operation Cyber Vigilance" a recent online sting targeting people who use the internet to make arrangements to have sex with children.
    A Disney Animal Kingdom employee and a former law enforcement office are among 132 people arrested in "Operation Cyber Vigilance" a recent online sting targeting people who use the internet to make arrangements to have sex with children.
  • Lab who walked 30 miles back home adopted

    Lab who walked 30 miles back home adopted

    Tuesday, August 5 2014 4:23 PM EDT2014-08-05 20:23:14 GMT
    Lady looks happy at her new home in Odessa in this photo taken on Monday, Aug. 4.Lady looks happy at her new home in Odessa in this photo taken on Monday, Aug. 4.
    An aging black Labrador retriever who walked 30 miles back to a Kansas family who didn't want her took a private jet to her new home with a Florida heiress.
    An aging black Labrador retriever who walked 30 miles back to a Kansas family who didn't want her took a private jet to her new home with a Florida heiress.
  • Kid steals the show talking about his experience at the fair

    Kid steals the show talking about his experience at the fair

    Tuesday, August 5 2014 2:03 PM EDT2014-08-05 18:03:41 GMT
    Recently a reporter with WNEP-TV in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania was asking a little boy about his experience at the county fair. He took the microphone and was quite the talker. He went on about the rides and how he had never been on live TV before.
    Recently a reporter with WNEP-TV in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania was asking a little boy about his experience at the county fair. He took the microphone and was quite the talker. He went on about the rides and how he had never been on live TV before.
  • Police: Special needs child's iPad has been found

    Police: Special needs child's iPad has been found

    Tuesday, August 5 2014 12:26 PM EDT2014-08-05 16:26:07 GMT
    Coventry police said a man and a woman took an iPad from a special needs child at a WalMart store.Coventry police said a man and a woman took an iPad from a special needs child at a WalMart store.
    Police say an iPad belonging to a special needs child and was taken at a WalMart store has been reported found.
    Police say an iPad belonging to a special needs child and was taken at a WalMart store has been reported found.
  • VIDEO: Baby seal catches a wave with surfers

    VIDEO: Baby seal catches a wave with surfers

    Tuesday, August 5 2014 10:28 AM EDT2014-08-05 14:28:04 GMT
    One lucky surfer got the "seal of approval." 
    One lucky surfer got the "seal of approval." 
  • Military police company returns to SC after 8 month deployment

    Military police company returns to SC after 8 month deployment

    Tuesday, August 5 2014 9:04 AM EDT2014-08-05 13:04:42 GMT
    More than 50 members of the 132nd Military Police Company returned to West Columbia.More than 50 members of the 132nd Military Police Company returned to West Columbia.
    Amilitary police company from South Carolina has returned home from Afghanistan.More than 50 members of the 132nd Military Police Company returned to West Columbia on Monday after eight months of deployment.The National Guard held a short ceremony to welcome the unit back before dismissing the soldiers to their waiting families at Eagle Aviation.There are still 15 more members of the 132nd serving in Afghanistan, and officials have not said when they are expected to return to South Carolina.
    Amilitary police company from South Carolina has returned home from Afghanistan.More than 50 members of the 132nd Military Police Company returned to West Columbia on Monday after eight months of deployment.The National Guard held a short ceremony to welcome the unit back before dismissing the soldiers to their waiting families at Eagle Aviation.There are still 15 more members of the 132nd serving in Afghanistan, and officials have not said when they are expected to return to South Carolina.
  • Nationwide fruit recall expanded

    Nationwide fruit recall expanded

    Tuesday, August 5 2014 6:40 AM EDT2014-08-05 10:40:17 GMT
    Image NBCImage NBC
    Don't wash the peaches, toss them, a California company advises, after recalling specific lots of its fresh fruit, plums, nectarines and pluots sold nationwide over concerns of possible listeria contamination. 
    Don't wash the peaches, toss them, a California company advises, after recalling specific lots of its fresh fruit, plums, nectarines and pluots sold nationwide over concerns of possible listeria contamination. 
  • Burned Arcadia dog Hope healing, helping others

    Burned Arcadia dog Hope healing, helping others

    Monday, August 4 2014 3:35 PM EDT2014-08-04 19:35:01 GMT
    Hope with her new owner Leigh Sockolosky.Hope with her new owner Leigh Sockolosky.
    There is a lot of good in this story. Because of Hope's near-death experience more than $58,000 was raised from well-wishers around the world who wanted to help pay for Hope's medical treatment. Hope didn't need that much money. So, other animals are now benefiting from it.
    There is a lot of good in this story. Because of Hope's near-death experience more than $58,000 was raised from well-wishers around the world who wanted to help pay for Hope's medical treatment. Hope didn't need that much money. So, other animals are now benefiting from it.
  • VIDEO: Intense gator battle at Odessa golf course

    VIDEO: Intense gator battle at Odessa golf course

    Monday, August 4 2014 1:02 PM EDT2014-08-04 17:02:16 GMT
    An amazing video of two big gators locked in an intense fight might have you wondering how something so dangerous could happen at a golf course. A golfer shot the video using a cell phone
    An amazing video of two big gators locked in an intense fight might have you wondering how something so dangerous could happen at a golf course. A golfer shot the video using a cell phone
  • Small whale washes ashore in Myrtle Beach

    Small whale washes ashore in Myrtle Beach

    Sunday, August 3 2014 11:49 PM EDT2014-08-04 03:49:02 GMT
    © © Credit: William B. Tomanek© © Credit: William B. Tomanek
    Teams worked Sunday evening to remove a small whale that washed ashore in Downtown Myrtle Beach.
    Teams worked Sunday evening to remove a small whale that washed ashore in Downtown Myrtle Beach.
  • SC baby found 12 lbs under weight in filth, parents vanish, authorities say

    SC baby found 12 lbs under weight in filth, parents vanish, authorities say

    Friday, August 1 2014 9:45 PM EDT2014-08-02 01:45:08 GMT
    Garten and Schultz..Garten and Schultz..
    Authorities are looking for parents of a baby boy who have fled since their house was checked by DSS and baby taken by authorities last week, officials said. On Friday July 25 officers responded to a home on Jesse Round Lane in Colleton County for
    Authorities are looking for parents of a baby boy who have fled since their house was checked by DSS and baby taken by authorities last week, officials said. On Friday July 25 officers responded to a home on Jesse Round Lane in Colleton County for
  • Heartbroken family warns of synthetic pot after teen's death

    Heartbroken family warns of synthetic pot after teen's death

    Friday, August 1 2014 6:43 PM EDT2014-08-01 22:43:54 GMT
    Connor's mother was at his bedside while he was on life support at the hospital. Connor Eckhardt's family wants the story of his tragedy shared, so others will know about the dangers of synthetic pot. Facebook photoConnor's mother was at his bedside while he was on life support at the hospital. Connor Eckhardt's family wants the story of his tragedy shared, so others will know about the dangers of synthetic pot. Facebook photo
    The family of a California teen whose life was cut tragically short after smoking synthetic pot is on a mission to prevent future tragedies.
    The family of a California teen whose life was cut tragically short after smoking synthetic pot is on a mission to prevent future tragedies.
  • Police: Georgia mom also searched Internet on child deaths in cars

    Police: Georgia mom also searched Internet on child deaths in cars

    Friday, August 1 2014 4:17 PM EDT2014-08-01 20:17:49 GMT
    Justin Ross Harris and his son Cooper. Family photoJustin Ross Harris and his son Cooper. Family photo
    Leanna Harris, the mother of a Georgia toddler who died locked in a hot car, has told authorities that she researched such deaths and how they occur, according to a police affidavit.
    Leanna Harris, the mother of a Georgia toddler who died locked in a hot car, has told authorities that she researched such deaths and how they occur, according to a police affidavit.
  • Bikini-clad mom of 5 writes viral letter to bullies who mocked her stretch marks

    Bikini-clad mom of 5 writes viral letter to bullies who mocked her stretch marks

    Friday, August 1 2014 4:17 PM EDT2014-08-01 20:17:45 GMT
    Tanis Jex-Blake Facebook page photoTanis Jex-Blake Facebook page photo
    A mother of five who was mocked for her stretch marks while sunbathing at the beach has written an open letter to the trio who bullied her. That letter has now gone viral with more than a million likes and 218,000 shares.
    A mother of five who was mocked for her stretch marks while sunbathing at the beach has written an open letter to the trio who bullied her. That letter has now gone viral with more than a million likes and 218,000 shares.
  • Woman survives 8 days in car; uses plastic bags to catch rain for water

    Woman survives 8 days in car; uses plastic bags to catch rain for water

    Friday, August 1 2014 7:58 AM EDT2014-08-01 11:58:44 GMT
    An Oklahoma woman survived eight days in her car after it went down an embankment into a muddy ditch. Kay Springer was out running errands when she became disoriented. Her car ran off the road and sat there more than a week until she was rescued. Her car got stuck in the mud near the Arkansas River below Highway 62. She couldn't climb out of the steep embankment.Doctors say she became disoriented because her cancer came back and the tumor had swelled up and basically knocked her unconscious.S...
    An Oklahoma woman survived eight days in her car after it went down an embankment into a muddy ditch. Kay Springer was out running errands when she became disoriented. Her car ran off the road and sat there more than a week until she was rescued. Her car got stuck in the mud near the Arkansas River below Highway 62. She couldn't climb out of the steep embankment.Doctors say she became disoriented because her cancer came back and the tumor had swelled up and basically knocked her unconscious.S...
  • Teen accused of torturing tortoise faces sex charges

    Teen accused of torturing tortoise faces sex charges

    Thursday, July 31 2014 4:21 PM EDT2014-07-31 20:21:00 GMT
    Greene's mug. Image Clay County Sheriff's Office/FCNGreene's mug. Image Clay County Sheriff's Office/FCN
    The teen accused of setting a protected tortoise on fire and killing it also faces sex charges after an encounter with a boy, NBC affiliate First Coast News reported Wednesday.
    The teen accused of setting a protected tortoise on fire and killing it also faces sex charges after an encounter with a boy, NBC affiliate First Coast News reported Wednesday.
  • Firefighters rescue pup trapped in wall

    Firefighters rescue pup trapped in wall

    Thursday, July 31 2014 6:56 AM EDT2014-07-31 10:56:19 GMT
    Image NBC NewsImage NBC News
    Phoenix firefighters rescued a small dog that was trapped in an opening of a cinder-block wall, KPNX reported. 
    Phoenix firefighters rescued a small dog that was trapped in an opening of a cinder-block wall, KPNX reported. 
  • Screams, panic caught on video as shark charges at swimmers near beach

    Screams, panic caught on video as shark charges at swimmers near beach

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 5:48 PM EDT2014-07-30 21:48:04 GMT
    Facebook image from Dan FlynnFacebook image from Dan Flynn
    A Florida beach cleared out – with the exception of a woman and lifeguard who tried to save her – when a shark was spotted heading straight toward swimmers on Tuesday afternoon. The panic of the 10-foot shark and people screaming from the pier was caught on tape.
    A Florida beach cleared out – with the exception of a woman and lifeguard who tried to save her – when a shark was spotted heading straight toward swimmers on Tuesday afternoon. The panic of the 10-foot shark and people screaming from the pier was caught on tape.
  • SAFETY ALERT: Saltwater bacteria kills 1 in Sarasota

    SAFETY ALERT: Saltwater bacteria kills 1 in Sarasota

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 3:50 PM EDT2014-07-30 19:50:00 GMT
    WFLA file photo.WFLA file photo.
    A death in Sarasota County has health officials reminding people about a bacteria in Florida's coastal waters that has the potential to cause serious illness, even death. Other counties in Tampa Bay have reported cases of Vibrio vulnificus.
    A death in Sarasota County has health officials reminding people about a bacteria in Florida's coastal waters that has the potential to cause serious illness, even death. Other counties in Tampa Bay have reported cases of Vibrio vulnificus.
  • SC county arrests 27 in prostitution crack-down

    SC county arrests 27 in prostitution crack-down

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 3:40 PM EDT2014-07-30 19:40:26 GMT
    8 of the 27 who were arrested... CLICK IN PHOTO GALLERY FOR ALL IMAGES8 of the 27 who were arrested... CLICK IN PHOTO GALLERY FOR ALL IMAGES
    A 3-day prostitution sting in Greenville County ended with 27 arrests.The operation started July 17 and targeted areas including Old Buncombe Road, Whitehorse Road and hotels in the southern portion of the county, according to sheriff’s office.
    A 3-day prostitution sting in Greenville County ended with 27 arrests.The operation started July 17 and targeted areas including Old Buncombe Road, Whitehorse Road and hotels in the southern portion of the county, according to sheriff’s office.
  • Sister loves baby brother too much to let him grow up

    Sister loves baby brother too much to let him grow up

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 12:09 PM EDT2014-07-30 16:09:26 GMT
    Little Sadie, 5, is grappling with the big questions at an early age. 
    Little Sadie, 5, is grappling with the big questions at an early age. 
  • 7 venomous snakes removed from Sarasota man's home

    7 venomous snakes removed from Sarasota man's home

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 5:37 PM EDT2014-07-29 21:37:07 GMT
    Coral snake (FWC)Coral snake (FWC)
    Seven venomous reptiles are now in a safe facility after the Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission removed them from a man unlicensed to have them last week.
    Seven venomous reptiles are now in a safe facility after the Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission removed them from a man unlicensed to have them last week.
  • Dramatic doggie makeovers put new face to pet adoption

    Dramatic doggie makeovers put new face to pet adoption

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 5:14 PM EDT2014-07-29 21:14:31 GMT
    What a difference a bath can make! Millions of shelter dogs across the United States just need a little bit of grooming and TLC in order to shine, as evidenced by these photos.
    What a difference a bath can make! Millions of shelter dogs across the United States just need a little bit of grooming and TLC in order to shine, as evidenced by these photos.
  • SunCruz Casino ship abruptly shuts down in Little River

    SunCruz Casino ship abruptly shuts down in Little River

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 2:18 PM EDT2014-07-29 18:18:42 GMT
    SunCruz Facebook pageSunCruz Facebook page
    One of the only two offshore casino ships in the Grand Strand closed down suddenly on Monday. SunCruz Casino, which sailed from Little River, “ceased all operations” on Monday, according to a message left on their business phone line.
    One of the only two offshore casino ships in the Grand Strand closed down suddenly on Monday. SunCruz Casino, which sailed from Little River, “ceased all operations” on Monday, according to a message left on their business phone line.
  • Instagram page inspires travelers to post topless photos

    Instagram page inspires travelers to post topless photos

    Monday, July 28 2014 6:10 PM EDT2014-07-28 22:10:56 GMT
    Yosemite National Park, CA, "Topless Tour" Instagram photoYosemite National Park, CA, "Topless Tour" Instagram photo
    A popular Instagram page is featuring a unique look at scenic locations around the world."The Topless Tour" encourages people to upload topless photos of themselves posing in scenic landscapes.
    A popular Instagram page is featuring a unique look at scenic locations around the world."The Topless Tour" encourages people to upload topless photos of themselves posing in scenic landscapes.
  • Pit bull puppy and baby are best pals

    Pit bull puppy and baby are best pals

    Monday, July 28 2014 6:08 PM EDT2014-07-28 22:08:12 GMT
    Brandi Hodges Instagram photoBrandi Hodges Instagram photo
    An adorable 8-week-old pit bull puppy and his best pal, a 10-month-old baby, are melting hearts on the internet.
    An adorable 8-week-old pit bull puppy and his best pal, a 10-month-old baby, are melting hearts on the internet.
  • Knoxville meteorologist's response to viewer goes viral

    Knoxville meteorologist's response to viewer goes viral

    A Knoxville meteorologist responded to a viewer’s letter on Facebook because there was no return address, and the post went viral.
    A Knoxville meteorologist responded to a viewer’s letter on Facebook because there was no return address, and the post went viral.
  • Man stabbed after dispute over woman's dog urinating on carpet, Myrtle Beach police say

    Man stabbed after dispute over woman's dog urinating on carpet, Myrtle Beach police say

    Monday, July 28 2014 9:22 AM EDT2014-07-28 13:22:55 GMT
    Tracy CoxTracy Cox
    MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WBTW) - A Myrtle Beach man was punched and stabbed Saturday night after getting into an argument with a woman over her dog urinating on the furniture, a Myrtle Beach police report said.According to the report, the incident happened around 11:30 p.m. at a home on 37th Avenue North when Tracy Cox, 50, of Myrtle Beach punched the 46-year-old male victim in the face and stabbed him in the hand when he put her dog outside the home.The man told police Cox's dog had been urinating ...
    MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WBTW) - A Myrtle Beach man was punched and stabbed Saturday night after getting into an argument with a woman over her dog urinating on the furniture, a Myrtle Beach police report said.According to the report, the incident happened around 11:30 p.m. at a home on 37th Avenue North when Tracy Cox, 50, of Myrtle Beach punched the 46-year-old male victim in the face and stabbed him in the hand when he put her dog outside the home.The man told police Cox's dog had been urinating ...
  • VIDEO: Sea turtles hatch in the Keys

    VIDEO: Sea turtles hatch in the Keys

    Monday, July 28 2014 8:09 AM EDT2014-07-28 12:09:17 GMT
    Look at them go - these tiny sea turtles hatched in the Keys this weekend.
    Look at them go - these tiny sea turtles hatched in the Keys this weekend.
  • Photo of cat at gunpoint on Facebook sparks investigation

    Photo of cat at gunpoint on Facebook sparks investigation

    Friday, July 25 2014 8:00 AM EDT2014-07-25 12:00:28 GMT
    Animal Control officers are investigating a post that sparked outrage on Facebook - it was a picture of a man holding a cat by its scruff and pointing a gun at it, NBC-2 reported.
    Animal Control officers are investigating a post that sparked outrage on Facebook - it was a picture of a man holding a cat by its scruff and pointing a gun at it, NBC-2 reported.
  • 'Creepy' dolls had innocent explanation

    'Creepy' dolls had innocent explanation

    Friday, July 25 2014 7:48 AM EDT2014-07-25 11:48:49 GMT
    This image, date not known, provided by the Orange County Sheriff's Department shows one of several dolls that have been found left on doorsteps in the last week in San Clemente, Calif.This image, date not known, provided by the Orange County Sheriff's Department shows one of several dolls that have been found left on doorsteps in the last week in San Clemente, Calif.
    Authorities say the person who left on doorsteps porcelain dolls that resembled real children didn't mean any harm.
    Authorities say the person who left on doorsteps porcelain dolls that resembled real children didn't mean any harm.
  • Tornado Tears Through Eastern Shore Campground; At Least Two Dead

    Tornado Tears Through Eastern Shore Campground; At Least Two Dead

    Thursday, July 24 2014 5:37 PM EDT2014-07-24 21:37:26 GMT
    A severe storm slammed the Eastern Shore Thursday morning, barelling through Cherrystone Campground. 2 died and at least 20 were injured. (Photo: VDEM)A severe storm slammed the Eastern Shore Thursday morning, barelling through Cherrystone Campground. 2 died and at least 20 were injured. (Photo: VDEM)
    Virginia State Police confirm that two people have died after a tornado ripped through an Eastern Shore campground Thursday morning.
    Virginia State Police confirm that two people have died after a tornado ripped through an Eastern Shore campground Thursday morning.
  • St. Pete police release wrong ID arrested in drug bust

    St. Pete police release wrong ID arrested in drug bust

    Thursday, July 24 2014 2:18 PM EDT2014-07-24 18:18:58 GMT
    Photos of those arrested during drug investigation in St. Petersburg, including the mistaken ID.Photos of those arrested during drug investigation in St. Petersburg, including the mistaken ID.
    At a press conference on Wednesday, St. Petersburg Police released the picture of a man they said was arrested during a drug investigation. But, they got it wrong.
    At a press conference on Wednesday, St. Petersburg Police released the picture of a man they said was arrested during a drug investigation. But, they got it wrong.
  • Manatee calf rescued, adopted at SeaWorld Orlando

    Manatee calf rescued, adopted at SeaWorld Orlando

    Thursday, July 24 2014 4:37 AM EDT2014-07-24 08:37:02 GMT
    The calf weighs about 48 poundsThe calf weighs about 48 pounds
    SeaWorld Orlando experts will now be taking care of a small orphanated baby manatee that was rescued near the Indian River in Port St. John by the FPL plant, NBC-2 in Orlando reported.
    SeaWorld Orlando experts will now be taking care of a small orphanated baby manatee that was rescued near the Indian River in Port St. John by the FPL plant, NBC-2 in Orlando reported.
  • Family & friends poisoned by fish caught on vacation

    Family & friends poisoned by fish caught on vacation

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 8:00 AM EDT2014-07-22 12:00:09 GMT
    Karen Goncalves gave her son, Austin, a dream vacation fishing in the Bahamas. The 15-year-old loves fishing and spends much of his spare time on the water. They went with a friend of his and Karen's boyfriend. But a few days into the vacation they all got violently ill.They were rushed to a hospital for treatment and placed on IV fluids, but the medical staff didn't immediately know what was wrong. They were all flow...
    Karen Goncalves gave her son, Austin, a dream vacation fishing in the Bahamas. The 15-year-old loves fishing and spends much of his spare time on the water. They went with a friend of his and Karen's boyfriend. But a few days into the vacation they all got violently ill.They were rushed to a hospital for treatment and placed on IV fluids, but the medical staff didn't immediately know what was wrong. They were all flow...
  • Teen girl missing 9 months now back at home in New Hampshire

    Teen girl missing 9 months now back at home in New Hampshire

    Monday, July 21 2014 10:05 PM EDT2014-07-22 02:05:37 GMT
    Photo from Conway, NH policePhoto from Conway, NH police
    A 15-year-old New Hampshire girl who disappeared while on her way home from school nine months ago is safely home with her family, the state attorney general said Monday. Abigail Hernandez was reunited with her family on Sunday evening,
    A 15-year-old New Hampshire girl who disappeared while on her way home from school nine months ago is safely home with her family, the state attorney general said Monday. Abigail Hernandez was reunited with her family on Sunday evening,
  • Mysterious "woman in black" spotted in Tennessee

    Mysterious "woman in black" spotted in Tennessee

    A mysterious figure is capturing the attention of social media. She's been nicknamed "the woman in black" and she's been spotted in different parts of east Tennessee including Madisonville, Athens, Sweetwater and now Morgan County.
    A mysterious figure is capturing the attention of social media. She's been nicknamed "the woman in black" and she's been spotted in different parts of east Tennessee including Madisonville, Athens, Sweetwater and now Morgan County.
  • Guilty Dog Steals Baby's Toy, Makes Up For It

    Guilty Dog Steals Baby's Toy, Makes Up For It

    Monday, July 21 2014 12:19 PM EDT2014-07-21 16:19:21 GMT
    Charlie apologizes in the cutest way possible.
    Charlie apologizes in the cutest way possible.
  • Body of 11-year-old swimmer found in Myrtle Beach

    Body of 11-year-old swimmer found in Myrtle Beach

    Monday, July 21 2014 11:41 AM EDT2014-07-21 15:41:21 GMT

     

    The body of the 11-year-old child who was missing in the surf Saturday night, was found Monday morning 
  • Sheriff's Office showcases "Faces of Meth" program as a lesson to all

    Sheriff's Office showcases "Faces of Meth" program as a lesson to all

    Monday, July 21 2014 11:33 AM EDT2014-07-21 15:33:26 GMT
    Faces of Meth™ is a project of the Multnomah County Sheriff's Office in Oregon. This project began when a deputy in the Corrections Division Classification Unit, Deputy Bret King, put together mug shots of persons booked into the Multnomah County Detention Center. Deputy King worked with his co-workers in the Classification Unit to identify people who had been in custody more than once. He then worked to verify criminal records and files to determine and assure a history of methamphetamine re...
    Faces of Meth™ is a project of the Multnomah County Sheriff's Office in Oregon. This project began when a deputy in the Corrections Division Classification Unit, Deputy Bret King, put together mug shots of persons booked into the Multnomah County Detention Center. Deputy King worked with his co-workers in the Classification Unit to identify people who had been in custody more than once. He then worked to verify criminal records and files to determine and assure a history of methamphetamine re...
  • Former Destiny's Child member arrested in Horry Co.

    Former Destiny's Child member arrested in Horry Co.

    Monday, July 21 2014 10:13 AM EDT2014-07-21 14:13:42 GMT
    Farrah Franklin Farrah Franklin
    A former member of Destiny's Child was arrested on the Grand Strand early Sunday morning. Farrah Franklin, 33, of Sherman Oaks, CA, was booked into the J. Reuben Long Detention Center at 4:55 a.m. She was charged with one count of disorderly conduct, according to the center's website. Franklin was issued a $280 bond.
    A former member of Destiny's Child was arrested on the Grand Strand early Sunday morning. Farrah Franklin, 33, of Sherman Oaks, CA, was booked into the J. Reuben Long Detention Center at 4:55 a.m. She was charged with one count of disorderly conduct, according to the center's website. Franklin was issued a $280 bond.
  • Dad 'Cowboy Twerks' With Daughter

    Dad 'Cowboy Twerks' With Daughter

    Monday, July 21 2014 10:05 AM EDT2014-07-21 14:05:50 GMT
    This video shows just how excited this father is to see her daughter after work!
    This video shows just how excited this father is to see her daughter after work!
  • Boat capsizes and sinks near Kiawah Island

    Boat capsizes and sinks near Kiawah Island

    Boat capsizes and sinks near Kiawah Island

    Saturday, July 19 2014 7:23 PM EDT2014-07-19 23:23:08 GMT
    One person is at the Medical University of South Carolina recovering from injuries after the boat he was in capsized.The Coast Guard rescued a man whose vessel was sinking today at the entrance to the North Edisto River near Kiawah Island.Officials say Watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector Charleston command center were notified by Sea Tow Charleston that the 31-foot Sea Ray boat was sinking. Coast Guard Air Facility Charleston was able to rescue the man, who suffered minor injuries. He was...
    One person is at the Medical University of South Carolina recovering from injuries after the boat he was in capsized.The Coast Guard rescued a man whose vessel was sinking today at the entrance to the North Edisto River near Kiawah Island.Officials say Watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector Charleston command center were notified by Sea Tow Charleston that the 31-foot Sea Ray boat was sinking. Coast Guard Air Facility Charleston was able to rescue the man, who suffered minor injuries. He was...
  • Newport man survives flesh-eating bacteria

    Newport man survives flesh-eating bacteria

    Saturday, July 19 2014 5:45 PM EDT2014-07-19 21:45:14 GMT
    Braden Leonard was riding his mountain bike at Ballard Park not far from his home here in Newport when he fell into some thorns. What happened after that is incredible. A rare infection claimed his right hand and nearly killed him.
    Braden Leonard was riding his mountain bike at Ballard Park not far from his home here in Newport when he fell into some thorns. What happened after that is incredible. A rare infection claimed his right hand and nearly killed him.
  • 21 arrested as deputies target heroin in Pawleys Island area

    21 arrested as deputies target heroin in Pawleys Island area

    Thursday, July 17 2014 3:53 PM EDT2014-07-17 19:53:43 GMT
    CLICK IN PHOTO GALLERY FOR LARGER IMAGESCLICK IN PHOTO GALLERY FOR LARGER IMAGES
    Nearly 2 dozen people were taken into custody this week during raids that targeted heroin in the Pawleys Island area of Georgetown County, the Georgetown County Sheriff’s Office says. Three handguns, many grams of drugs and $12,0000 in cash were seized during the arrests, deputies said. From Tuesday to Thursday 35 law enforcement spread out over Georgetown and Horry Counties to serve approximately 50 drug distribution warrants, arresting 21 individuals. The arrests were a result of a yearl...
    Nearly 2 dozen people were taken into custody this week during raids that targeted heroin in the Pawleys Island area of Georgetown County, the Georgetown County Sheriff’s Office says. Three handguns, many grams of drugs and $12,0000 in cash were seized during the arrests, deputies said. From Tuesday to Thursday 35 law enforcement spread out over Georgetown and Horry Counties to serve approximately 50 drug distribution warrants, arresting 21 individuals. The arrests were a result of a yearl...
  • Think Your Comments Are Being Deleted? It's Facebook

    Think Your Comments Are Being Deleted? It's Facebook

    Wednesday, July 16 2014 3:37 PM EDT2014-07-16 19:37:53 GMT
    We've received several comments on Facebook from our viewers who say their comments are being censored or deleted. This is not the case.
    We've received several comments on Facebook from our viewers who say their comments are being censored or deleted. This is not the case.
  • Three Year Old Wakes Up During Her Own Funeral

    Three Year Old Wakes Up During Her Own Funeral

    Monday, July 14 2014 10:26 AM EDT2014-07-14 14:26:46 GMT
    This is video from a child coming back to life after being declared dead the day before.This is video from a child coming back to life after being declared dead the day before.
    A girl came back to life a day after she was declared dead a day earlier during her own funeral.
    A girl came back to life a day after she was declared dead a day earlier during her own funeral.
  • VIDEO: Tiny Deer Rescued As Mother Waits Nearby

    VIDEO: Tiny Deer Rescued As Mother Waits Nearby

    Friday, July 11 2014 6:18 PM EDT2014-07-11 22:18:22 GMT
    A baby deer fell into a window well and was rescued as its mother watched.
    A baby deer fell into a window well and was rescued as its mother watched.
  • How South Carolina Are You Quiz?

    How South Carolina Are You Quiz?

    Think you know your South Carolina? Are you S.C. born and raised or a Yankee who moved here 10 years ago for the weather? Take the quiz to find out how South Carolina you are.
    Think you know your South Carolina? Are you S.C. born and raised or a Yankee who moved here 10 years ago for the weather? Take the quiz to find out how South Carolina you are.
  • 'Missing' NC woman and husband now in custody facing charges

    'Missing' NC woman and husband now in custody facing charges

    Thursday, July 10 2014 4:15 PM EDT2014-07-10 20:15:10 GMT
    Amy and Paul ArringtonAmy and Paul Arrington
    Amy Arrington, the woman who supposedly went " missing" in the ocean Saturday, July 5, is now in custody. Pat Dowling, spokesperson for North Myrtle Beach, said she turned herself into authorities in Charlotte. First responders in North Myrtle Beach spent hours searching for Arrington, 42, from Gastonia, North Carolina, after her husband Paul, told police she went in the water in the area of 24th Avenue North and North Ocean Boulevard, and didn't resurface.
    Amy Arrington, the woman who supposedly went " missing" in the ocean Saturday, July 5, is now in custody. Pat Dowling, spokesperson for North Myrtle Beach, said she turned herself into authorities in Charlotte. First responders in North Myrtle Beach spent hours searching for Arrington, 42, from Gastonia, North Carolina, after her husband Paul, told police she went in the water in the area of 24th Avenue North and North Ocean Boulevard, and didn't resurface.
  • WATCH: Awesome Animal Webcams

    WATCH: Awesome Animal Webcams

    Thursday, July 10 2014 1:47 PM EDT2014-07-10 17:47:02 GMT
    Pick your favorite and watch live video.
    Pick your favorite and watch live video.
  • Netflix hiring someone to watch movies, television all day

    Netflix hiring someone to watch movies, television all day

    If you'd rather stay home from work and watch TV all day, we've got an even better idea.Netflix is hiring for the ultimate dream job.
    If you'd rather stay home from work and watch TV all day, we've got an even better idea.Netflix is hiring for the ultimate dream job.
  • Mom of 3 receives death threats after Tweeting Hobby Lobby photo

    Mom of 3 receives death threats after Tweeting Hobby Lobby photo

    Wednesday, July 9 2014 3:49 PM EDT2014-07-09 19:49:06 GMT
    Holly Fisher - TwitterHolly Fisher - Twitter
    A Southern mom of 3 young children has received death threats after she posted a photo on Twitter last week supporting the recent US Supreme Court Hobby Lobby decision, Chick fil A and the pro-life movement. Holly Fisher, of West Virginia, happened to be in the Hobby Lobby parking lot and had just eaten at the adjacent Chick fil A in Barboursville last week when her husband took a photo of her wearing a pro-life t-shirt. The woman, from a town called Nitro, posted the photo on her Twitter a...
    A Southern mom of 3 young children has received death threats after she posted a photo on Twitter last week supporting the recent US Supreme Court Hobby Lobby decision, Chick fil A and the pro-life movement. Holly Fisher, of West Virginia, happened to be in the Hobby Lobby parking lot and had just eaten at the adjacent Chick fil A in Barboursville last week when her husband took a photo of her wearing a pro-life t-shirt. The woman, from a town called Nitro, posted the photo on her Twitter a...
  • Quilts of Valor awarded to 3 World War II veterans

    Quilts of Valor awarded to 3 World War II veterans

    Tuesday, July 8 2014 8:41 PM EDT2014-07-09 00:41:53 GMT
    Its a small token of gratitude in exchange for a big deed. Quilts of Valor is an organization that makes quilts for eligible service members and veterans. Three World War II veterans at Covenant Towers Retirement Community in Myrtle Beach received quilts. Hazel Adams joined the navy in 1943. ArlineBurns served in the Army Nurse Corp and Andy Russo was in the Air Force. Russo just celebrated is 100th birthday and his wife Jeanne Russo describes him as a very proud military man. Adams rememers ...
    Its a small token of gratitude in exchange for a big deed. Quilts of Valor is an organization that makes quilts for eligible service members and veterans. Three World War II veterans at Covenant Towers Retirement Community in Myrtle Beach received quilts. Hazel Adams joined the navy in 1943. ArlineBurns served in the Army Nurse Corp and Andy Russo was in the Air Force. Russo just celebrated is 100th birthday and his wife Jeanne Russo describes him as a very proud military man. Adams rememers ...
  • Georgia Family Of 8 Injured In Athens County; 4 Children Ejected

    Georgia Family Of 8 Injured In Athens County; 4 Children Ejected

    Tuesday, July 8 2014 3:02 PM EDT2014-07-08 19:02:16 GMT
    Credit: Athens MessengerCredit: Athens Messenger
    A family of eight people from Georgia was injured in a single-vehicle crash in Athens County Tuesday morning.
    A family of eight people from Georgia was injured in a single-vehicle crash in Athens County Tuesday morning.
  • Women Allegedly Caught Trying To Nab Family's Tent

    Women Allegedly Caught Trying To Nab Family's Tent

    Tuesday, July 8 2014 12:04 PM EDT2014-07-08 16:04:33 GMT
    These women are allegedly caught in the act of stealing this tentThese women are allegedly caught in the act of stealing this tent
    Warning- this video does contain strong language.
    Warning- this video does contain strong language.
  • What do scientists think was trapped in Hurricane Arthur off the Carolina coast?

    What do scientists think was trapped in Hurricane Arthur off the Carolina coast?

    Monday, July 7 2014 10:50 PM EDT2014-07-08 02:50:41 GMT
    What is trapped in the center of Arthur off the NC coast?What is trapped in the center of Arthur off the NC coast?
    Scientists have captured images of Hurricane Arthur just off the NC coast that show what they believe is a huge flock of birds caught in the eye of the storm. The severe weather and radar research group at the University of Alabama at Huntsville
    Scientists have captured images of Hurricane Arthur just off the NC coast that show what they believe is a huge flock of birds caught in the eye of the storm. The severe weather and radar research group at the University of Alabama at Huntsville
  • Kitten Sounds Like Squeaky Toy When Touched

    Kitten Sounds Like Squeaky Toy When Touched

    Monday, July 7 2014 3:10 PM EDT2014-07-07 19:10:01 GMT
    This cute video is sure to make your day.
    This cute video is sure to make your day.
  • SC Teen runs 113 miles in honor of veterans

    SC Teen runs 113 miles in honor of veterans

    Monday, July 7 2014 8:53 AM EDT2014-07-07 12:53:46 GMT
    It was a memorable Fourth of July holiday for a 15- year-old South Carolina girl and her family. Breanna Murrin ran 113 miles from Key Largo to Key West in Florida to raise awareness for veterans. She spent the days leading up to July 4th running down the southernmost tip of the United States.It took her six days running 20 miles each day all while carrying the American flag. Her little sister and her father were running at her side too and her mother would follow in a car to make sure everyo...
    It was a memorable Fourth of July holiday for a 15- year-old South Carolina girl and her family. Breanna Murrin ran 113 miles from Key Largo to Key West in Florida to raise awareness for veterans. She spent the days leading up to July 4th running down the southernmost tip of the United States.It took her six days running 20 miles each day all while carrying the American flag. Her little sister and her father were running at her side too and her mother would follow in a car to make sure everyo...
  • NC Toddler dies after climbing into car with pet dog

    NC Toddler dies after climbing into car with pet dog

    Monday, July 7 2014 8:52 AM EDT2014-07-07 12:52:54 GMT
    Logan Cox dies after becoming trapped in locked car.Logan Cox dies after becoming trapped in locked car.
    Logan Cox, and his pet dog became locked car inside a family car.The 3-year-old Lancaster County boy suffered heat stroke Wednesday after he climbed intothe car which became locked and trapped the pair.The boy died Sunday at Carolinas Medical Center and the dog also died.Authorities say the boy left the house without the knowledge of an adult. Logan had been watching TV with his mother when she reportedly dozed off. No word on how long Logan was actually in the car before he was found.
    Logan Cox, and his pet dog became locked car inside a family car.The 3-year-old Lancaster County boy suffered heat stroke Wednesday after he climbed intothe car which became locked and trapped the pair.The boy died Sunday at Carolinas Medical Center and the dog also died.Authorities say the boy left the house without the knowledge of an adult. Logan had been watching TV with his mother when she reportedly dozed off. No word on how long Logan was actually in the car before he was found.
  • Arthur strengthens to Category 2 after brushing Grand Strand

    Arthur strengthens to Category 2 after brushing Grand Strand

    Thursday, July 3 2014 9:39 PM EDT2014-07-04 01:39:34 GMT

    Hurricane Arthur will move through North Carolina's outer banks as a category 2 storm.

    Hurricane Arthur will move through North Carolina's outer banks as a category 2 storm.

  • 15 charged in Horry County prostitution sweep

    15 charged in Horry County prostitution sweep

    Wednesday, July 2 2014 6:51 PM EDT2014-07-02 22:51:15 GMT
    Horry County Police have arrested more than a dozen people in a prostitution sweep this week. The busts started on Sunday around 2 pm and continued throughout the day, according to a Horry County Police report.
    Horry County Police have arrested more than a dozen people in a prostitution sweep this week. The busts started on Sunday around 2 pm and continued throughout the day, according to a Horry County Police report.
  • Sexy mug shot lands inmate modeling gig

    Sexy mug shot lands inmate modeling gig

    Wednesday, July 2 2014 1:20 PM EDT2014-07-02 17:20:57 GMT
    The "hot convict" has apparently landed a modeling contract and he's not even out of jail yet. Jeremy Meeks is currently being held on a million dollar bond after his arrest on seven felony charges including "street terrorism." The Huffington Post reports that meeks has scored a modeling contract with Blaze Modelz. The 30-year old inmate shot to fame last month when his mug shot was posted on Facebook. The Los Angeles times reports meeks is a documented member of the northside gangster crips.
    The "hot convict" has apparently landed a modeling contract and he's not even out of jail yet. Jeremy Meeks is currently being held on a million dollar bond after his arrest on seven felony charges including "street terrorism." The Huffington Post reports that meeks has scored a modeling contract with Blaze Modelz. The 30-year old inmate shot to fame last month when his mug shot was posted on Facebook. The Los Angeles times reports meeks is a documented member of the northside gangster crips.
  • What to do if Arthur disrupts your July 4 vacation on NC coast

    What to do if Arthur disrupts your July 4 vacation on NC coast

    Wednesday, July 2 2014 12:08 PM EDT2014-07-02 16:08:50 GMT
    Tropical Storm Arthur is expected to become a hurricane by July 4 and is moving towards the North Carolina coast during one of the busiest weeks of the summer travel season.
    Tropical Storm Arthur is expected to become a hurricane by July 4 and is moving towards the North Carolina coast during one of the busiest weeks of the summer travel season.
  • Teen boy suspected of SC town's first murder in 7 years

    Teen boy suspected of SC town's first murder in 7 years

    Tuesday, July 1 2014 9:19 PM EDT2014-07-02 01:19:09 GMT
    Williston police say that a teen wanted for murder has surrendered to police -- and that he was out on bond for a gun charge when he is suspected of killing a man Sunday night.Police say 17-year-old Raekwon Clifton is r
    Williston police say that a teen wanted for murder has surrendered to police -- and that he was out on bond for a gun charge when he is suspected of killing a man Sunday night.Police say 17-year-old Raekwon Clifton is r
  • 2014 Hurricane Season Named Storms

    2014 Hurricane Season Named Storms

    Tuesday, July 1 2014 9:47 AM EDT2014-07-01 13:47:20 GMT
    A developing tropical depression could become Tropical Storm Arthur on Tuesday. Check out the other storms named in the 2014 Hurricane Season.
    A developing tropical depression could become Tropical Storm Arthur on Tuesday. Check out the other storms named in the 2014 Hurricane Season.
  • VIRAL VIDEO: Truck driver confronts speeding cop and gets a confession

    VIRAL VIDEO: Truck driver confronts speeding cop and gets a confession

    A truck driver shows what can happen during a traffic stop when a police officer is notified they are being recorded on video.
    A truck driver shows what can happen during a traffic stop when a police officer is notified they are being recorded on video.
  • SC parents charged with neglect; kids slept in attic, deputies say

    SC parents charged with neglect; kids slept in attic, deputies say

    Monday, June 30 2014 6:58 AM EDT2014-06-30 10:58:32 GMT
    Andrej and Natalia Sokil Andrej and Natalia Sokil
    A couple is charged with child neglect after Spartanburg County Deputies were called to their home on Old Lowe Road in response to an assault. Spartanburg deputies received a call around 2:30pm Saturday in reference to an assault. Once they arrived, they were met by a 15-year-old girl who claimed her father had twisted her arm behind her back and forced her to give him her cell phone. Deputies were then led to the 15-year-old's home where they they found ten children living inside the home. T...
    A couple is charged with child neglect after Spartanburg County Deputies were called to their home on Old Lowe Road in response to an assault. Spartanburg deputies received a call around 2:30pm Saturday in reference to an assault. Once they arrived, they were met by a 15-year-old girl who claimed her father had twisted her arm behind her back and forced her to give him her cell phone. Deputies were then led to the 15-year-old's home where they they found ten children living inside the home. T...
  • Dog Returns Missing Wedding Ring After 5 Years

    Dog Returns Missing Wedding Ring After 5 Years

    A Stevens Point woman found a special surprise in an unlikely place. Five years ago, Lois Matykowski lost her wedding ring. Matykowski had given up all hope finding it, until her dog, Tucker, led her to a shocking discovery.
    A Stevens Point woman found a special surprise in an unlikely place. Five years ago, Lois Matykowski lost her wedding ring. Matykowski had given up all hope finding it, until her dog, Tucker, led her to a shocking discovery.
  • 20 highest paying jobs: What career ranks as No.1

    20 highest paying jobs: What career ranks as No.1

    Friday, June 27 2014 12:12 PM EDT2014-06-27 16:12:35 GMT
    JOHNSON CITY, TN (WJHL) - Have you ever wondered what professions make the most?A recent article on mic.com shows the top 20 highest paying jobs, compiled by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.Click through the slideshow above to view the 20 jobs with the highest paying salaries.
    JOHNSON CITY, TN (WJHL) - Have you ever wondered what professions make the most?A recent article on mic.com shows the top 20 highest paying jobs, compiled by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.Click through the slideshow above to view the 20 jobs with the highest paying salaries.
  • Teens left in holding cell over weekend without food

    Teens left in holding cell over weekend without food

    Wednesday, June 25 2014 8:03 AM EDT2014-06-25 12:03:11 GMT
    A metro Atlanta sheriff says he's investigating how two juvenile detainees were left in a holding cell over the weekend without food, lights and toilet paper.Douglas County Sheriff Phil Miller tells WSB-TV the 16 and 17-year-old boys were supposed to appear in court Friday and were meant to be taken back to a juvenile detention center after neither of their parents showed up for the court date.Instead, Miller says the teens were left in a courthouse holding cell over the weekend and weren't f...
    A metro Atlanta sheriff says he's investigating how two juvenile detainees were left in a holding cell over the weekend without food, lights and toilet paper.Douglas County Sheriff Phil Miller tells WSB-TV the 16 and 17-year-old boys were supposed to appear in court Friday and were meant to be taken back to a juvenile detention center after neither of their parents showed up for the court date.Instead, Miller says the teens were left in a courthouse holding cell over the weekend and weren't f...
  • Local boy invents device to remind parents of children in hot cars

    Local boy invents device to remind parents of children in hot cars

    Andrew Pelham said he felt compelled to do something after learning around 38 children die each year from being left in hot cars.
    Andrew Pelham said he felt compelled to do something after learning around 38 children die each year from being left in hot cars.
  • Dad dances with disabled daughter in pageants

    Dad dances with disabled daughter in pageants

    Tuesday, June 24 2014 9:07 AM EDT2014-06-24 13:07:29 GMT
    A father dancing with his disabled daughter is touching the hearts of many in the online video world.
    A father dancing with his disabled daughter is touching the hearts of many in the online video world.
  • Things You Only Hear in the South

    Things You Only Hear in the South

    Friday, June 20 2014 8:10 PM EDT2014-06-21 00:10:48 GMT
    Here are a mess of words and phrases that make the South unique and awesome.
    Here are a mess of words and phrases that make the South unique and awesome.
  • VIRAL VIDEO: Squirrel Rescued From Middle Of Lake

    VIRAL VIDEO: Squirrel Rescued From Middle Of Lake

    Friday, June 20 2014 4:49 PM EDT2014-06-20 20:49:21 GMT
    People sailing on a reservoir noticed a squirrel trying to swim to safety. They brought it on the boat and took it to shore.
    People sailing on a reservoir noticed a squirrel trying to swim to safety. They brought it on the boat and took it to shore.
  • SC man accused of shooting USC student gets 10 years on weapons violation

    SC man accused of shooting USC student gets 10 years on weapons violation

    Friday, June 20 2014 3:33 PM EDT2014-06-20 19:33:44 GMT
    Smith (left) and ChildressSmith (left) and Childress
    A man accused of shooting and wounding a University of South Carolina student has been sentenced on a federal weapons charge.On Friday, a judge sentenced Michael Juan Smith to 10 years in federal prison.
    A man accused of shooting and wounding a University of South Carolina student has been sentenced on a federal weapons charge.On Friday, a judge sentenced Michael Juan Smith to 10 years in federal prison.
  • Is ice or ice water dangerous for dogs?

    Is ice or ice water dangerous for dogs?

    Friday, June 20 2014 1:19 PM EDT2014-06-20 17:19:38 GMT
    You may have recently seen a Facebook post being shared on social media claiming that it can be deadly to give your dog ice or ice water.
    You may have recently seen a Facebook post being shared on social media claiming that it can be deadly to give your dog ice or ice water.
  • Motorcyclist clipped by car cartwheels through intersection; walks away

    Motorcyclist clipped by car cartwheels through intersection; walks away

    Friday, June 20 2014 8:21 AM EDT2014-06-20 12:21:54 GMT
    Amotorcyclist hit at a busy intersection and got clipped by a car. What happened next is pretty amazing. Not only did he walk away with no major injuries, he cartwheeled through the air and ended up on his feet. It was all caught on surveillance camera in Clearwater, Florida. Michael Smith says he's been without a ride since that crash since the bike was totaled. He works at the IHOP at Clearwater Beach andhas been ge...
    Amotorcyclist hit at a busy intersection and got clipped by a car. What happened next is pretty amazing. Not only did he walk away with no major injuries, he cartwheeled through the air and ended up on his feet. It was all caught on surveillance camera in Clearwater, Florida. Michael Smith says he's been without a ride since that crash since the bike was totaled. He works at the IHOP at Clearwater Beach andhas been ge...
  • Handsome mug shot has 30,000 "likes" and growing

    Handsome mug shot has 30,000 "likes" and growing

    Friday, June 20 2014 7:32 AM EDT2014-06-20 11:32:42 GMT
    Jeremy Meeks, 30, arrested Wednesday on five weapons charges and one gang charge according to police.Jeremy Meeks, 30, arrested Wednesday on five weapons charges and one gang charge according to police.
    A handsome mug shot of a Northern California man arrested on felony weapons charges has gone viral on social media, attracting more than 33,000 "likes" and drawing comments praising his high cheek bones, chiseled face and striking blue eyes.Jeremy Meeks, 30, a felon, was arrested Wednesday on five weapons charges and one gang charge, according to Officer Joseph Silva, a spokesman for the Stockton Police Department.No previous arrest photo has garnered so much positive attention since the depa...
    A handsome mug shot of a Northern California man arrested on felony weapons charges has gone viral on social media, attracting more than 33,000 "likes" and drawing comments praising his high cheek bones, chiseled face and striking blue eyes.Jeremy Meeks, 30, a felon, was arrested Wednesday on five weapons charges and one gang charge, according to Officer Joseph Silva, a spokesman for the Stockton Police Department.No previous arrest photo has garnered so much positive attention since the depa...
  • Alabaster the albino alligator gets checkup at South Carolina Aquarium

    Alabaster the albino alligator gets checkup at South Carolina Aquarium

    Thursday, June 19 2014 9:21 AM EDT2014-06-19 13:21:41 GMT
    Alabaster, a rare albino alligator at the South Carolina Aquarium, got a clean bill of health from the staff veterinarian Wednesday.It took a careful coordinated effort from a team of about a dozen staff members. They assisted the aquarium veterinarian and herpetologist in completing the physical exam and drawing blood. The process began with the crew draining water from the exhibit and moving fish. Then they lifted t...
    Alabaster, a rare albino alligator at the South Carolina Aquarium, got a clean bill of health from the staff veterinarian Wednesday.It took a careful coordinated effort from a team of about a dozen staff members. They assisted the aquarium veterinarian and herpetologist in completing the physical exam and drawing blood. The process began with the crew draining water from the exhibit and moving fish. Then they lifted t...
  • Rare twin tornadoes level half of town, kill 1, hurt 16 in Nebraska

    Rare twin tornadoes level half of town, kill 1, hurt 16 in Nebraska

    Monday, June 16 2014 10:49 PM EDT2014-06-17 02:49:03 GMT
    Photo by Matt Coker used with permission by WBTW-TVPhoto by Matt Coker used with permission by WBTW-TV
    The National Weather Service says at least two massive tornadoes have touched down in Nebraska. The tornadoes were about a mile apart, near the towns of Stanton and Pilger, 100 miles northwest of Omaha.
    The National Weather Service says at least two massive tornadoes have touched down in Nebraska. The tornadoes were about a mile apart, near the towns of Stanton and Pilger, 100 miles northwest of Omaha.
  • Hoarder dies after 1st floor falls into basement

    Hoarder dies after 1st floor falls into basement

    Monday, June 16 2014 3:57 PM EDT2014-06-16 19:57:02 GMT
    An apparent hoarder has died after the cluttered first floor of her home collapsed into the basement.An apparent hoarder has died after the cluttered first floor of her home collapsed into the basement.
    Police in Connecticut say an apparent hoarder died after the cluttered first floor of her home collapsed into the basement.
    Police in Connecticut say an apparent hoarder died after the cluttered first floor of her home collapsed into the basement.
  • SC zoo elephant dies en route to new home

    SC zoo elephant dies en route to new home

    Monday, June 16 2014 6:37 AM EDT2014-06-16 10:37:08 GMT
    Joy The ElephantJoy The Elephant
    The Greenville Zoo says Joy the elephant has passed away en route to her new home at the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo in Colorado.In a news release Sunday, officials say age-related conditions likely caused her death. Zoo officials, who knew her as "Joni" say it's rare for an animal to pass away during a transport. Staff from both zoos worked together, monitoring the elephant at every stop, and having other zoos on standby in case the 44-year old elephant needed immediate care.“Our entire zoo family...
    The Greenville Zoo says Joy the elephant has passed away en route to her new home at the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo in Colorado.In a news release Sunday, officials say age-related conditions likely caused her death. Zoo officials, who knew her as "Joni" say it's rare for an animal to pass away during a transport. Staff from both zoos worked together, monitoring the elephant at every stop, and having other zoos on standby in case the 44-year old elephant needed immediate care.“Our entire zoo family...
  • Nest of snakes spotted in sewer video could have come up in toilets, Wash. official says

    Nest of snakes spotted in sewer video could have come up in toilets, Wash. official says

    Thursday, June 12 2014 8:03 PM EDT2014-06-13 00:03:49 GMT
    Wenatchee City sewer video of a snake... Image from Facebook videoWenatchee City sewer video of a snake... Image from Facebook video
    A nest of snakes was discovered in a Washington state sewer pipe when a contractor ran a video camera down the line. City Engineer Gary Owen told The Wenatchee World he thought there were a half-dozen snakes or more.
    A nest of snakes was discovered in a Washington state sewer pipe when a contractor ran a video camera down the line. City Engineer Gary Owen told The Wenatchee World he thought there were a half-dozen snakes or more.
  • 23-year-old falls from parking garage, friends remember his life

    23-year-old falls from parking garage, friends remember his life

    Thursday, June 12 2014 6:46 PM EDT2014-06-12 22:46:16 GMT
    Via FacebookVia Facebook
    The fashion industry and many young people across the Lowcountry are mourning a beloved and nationally-known 23-year-old fashion stylist who was found dead in downtown Charleston. It appears Josh Ratliff fell to his death from a parking garage last weekend. Witnesses tell police he may have been intoxicated. "He was a great guy. The first time you met him you would fall in love with him," John Polk said. Friends say to know Ratliff was to absolutely adore him. "He could walk into a room and...
    The fashion industry and many young people across the Lowcountry are mourning a beloved and nationally-known 23-year-old fashion stylist who was found dead in downtown Charleston. It appears Josh Ratliff fell to his death from a parking garage last weekend. Witnesses tell police he may have been intoxicated. "He was a great guy. The first time you met him you would fall in love with him," John Polk said. Friends say to know Ratliff was to absolutely adore him. "He could walk into a room and...
  • Real loaded gun found among the toys at Target in Myrtle Beach

    Real loaded gun found among the toys at Target in Myrtle Beach

    Thursday, June 12 2014 1:13 PM EDT2014-06-12 17:13:10 GMT
    While strolling through the toy aisle at the Target located at 1150 Seaboard Street Friday, May 30, a shopper found a gun. The Myrtle Beach Police report states a handgun
    A Target employee found a loaded hand gun in the toy aisle of the store -- and police have now released a photo of the man linked to the firearm. Myrtle Beach Police say they want to find David Dennis for unlawfully carrying a handgun.
  • Teen bit by shark, didn't realize it

    Teen bit by shark, didn't realize it

    Wednesday, June 11 2014 7:40 AM EDT2014-06-11 11:40:26 GMT
    A 14-year-old girl was bit by a shark on a Texas beach.
    A 14-year-old girl was bit by a shark on a Texas beach.
  • Creepy Things Kids Say

    Creepy Things Kids Say

    Tuesday, June 10 2014 12:21 PM EDT2014-06-10 16:21:36 GMT
    Kids can say some pretty creepy things.Vague threats, hints of past lives, seeing things that aren't there and even alluding to possession.
    Kids can say some pretty creepy things.Vague threats, hints of past lives, seeing things that aren't there and even alluding to possession.
  • Gov. Nikki Haley announces major changes for South Carolina schools

    Gov. Nikki Haley announces major changes for South Carolina schools

    Tuesday, June 10 2014 6:17 AM EDT2014-06-10 10:17:22 GMT
    Gov. Nikki Haley talks about her education reform plan at a Columbia school Monday. (Photo: Robert Kittle/WBTW)Gov. Nikki Haley talks about her education reform plan at a Columbia school Monday. (Photo: Robert Kittle/WBTW)
    By Robert Kittle Gov. Nikki Haley, teachers, and business leaders on Monday celebrated the fact that her education reform plan is part of the final state budget that lawmakers passed last week, meaning major changes are on the way for South Carolina schools. The plan focuses on improving reading, by spending $29 million to put a reading coach in every elementary school in the state. Teacher Dyisha Taylor, an instructional coach in Orangeburg, says, "If we can get our students reading on grad...
    By Robert Kittle Gov. Nikki Haley, teachers, and business leaders on Monday celebrated the fact that her education reform plan is part of the final state budget that lawmakers passed last week, meaning major changes are on the way for South Carolina schools. The plan focuses on improving reading, by spending $29 million to put a reading coach in every elementary school in the state. Teacher Dyisha Taylor, an instructional coach in Orangeburg, says, "If we can get our students reading on grad...
  • Dad attacks teacher with bat after 'inappropriate' texts sent to daughter, police say

    Dad attacks teacher with bat after 'inappropriate' texts sent to daughter, police say

    Monday, June 9 2014 12:17 PM EDT2014-06-09 16:17:23 GMT
    The father of a Perry Hall High School student struck a teacher with a baseball bat after police were made aware of a series of texts between the teacher, a 42-year-old man, and a 15-year-old st
    The father of a Perry Hall High School student struck a teacher with a baseball bat after police were made aware of a series of texts between the teacher, a 42-year-old man, and a 15-year-old st
  • Marty Cobb's Mother Recounts Learning of the 8-Year-Old's Death

    Marty Cobb's Mother Recounts Learning of the 8-Year-Old's Death

    The mother of 8-year-old Martin "Marty" Cobb, who police say was killed during an assault on his sister, says the attacker carried the bloodied girl home and blamed someone else.
    The mother of 8-year-old Martin "Marty" Cobb, who police say was killed during an assault on his sister, says the attacker carried the bloodied girl home and blamed someone else.
  • VIRAL VIDEO: Pool Repairman Saves Squirrel With CPR

    VIRAL VIDEO: Pool Repairman Saves Squirrel With CPR

    Thursday, June 5 2014 2:56 PM EDT2014-06-05 18:56:21 GMT

    Pool repairman Rick Gruber successfully performed CPR on this little guy who was found floating in the water.

    Pool repairman Rick Gruber successfully performed CPR on this little guy who was found floating in the water.

  • 5-year-old SC boy recovering from copperhead bite

    5-year-old SC boy recovering from copperhead bite

    Thursday, June 5 2014 6:28 AM EDT2014-06-05 10:28:29 GMT
    Photo from WJBFPhoto from WJBF
    A five year old boy is in the hospital after being bitten by a snake while visiting Lake Thurmond. This is the time of year that snakes roam.
    A five year old boy is in the hospital after being bitten by a snake while visiting Lake Thurmond. This is the time of year that snakes roam.
  • Caught on video: Wedding party ends up in lake as dock collapses during photo shoot

    Caught on video: Wedding party ends up in lake as dock collapses during photo shoot

    Tuesday, June 3 2014 3:27 PM EDT2014-06-03 19:27:25 GMT
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    More than 20 members of a wedding party – including the bride and groom – took a dip in a lake when the dock they were standing on collapsed. T...
    More than 20 members of a wedding party – including the bride and groom – took a dip in a lake when the dock they were standing on collapsed. T...
  • Family makes video explaining transformation of transgender child

    Family makes video explaining transformation of transgender child

    Tuesday, June 3 2014 8:32 AM EDT2014-06-03 12:32:25 GMT
    A California family recently shared their story of their deaf daughter who proclaimed she was a boy as soon as he could speak. The Whittington family posted a video on YouTube about their first child, Ryland, who was fitted with cochlear implants around Ryland's first birthday. They helped Ryland learn to hear and speak. "As soon as Ryland could speak, she would scream, 'I am a boy!'" according to the video. The couple said they thought it was a tomboy phase, but Ryland was persistent. They...
    A California family recently shared their story of their deaf daughter who proclaimed she was a boy as soon as he could speak. The Whittington family posted a video on YouTube about their first child, Ryland, who was fitted with cochlear implants around Ryland's first birthday. They helped Ryland learn to hear and speak. "As soon as Ryland could speak, she would scream, 'I am a boy!'" according to the video. The couple said they thought it was a tomboy phase, but Ryland was persistent. They...
  • SC pregnant mother accused of driving van into ocean, free on bond

    SC pregnant mother accused of driving van into ocean, free on bond

    Monday, June 2 2014 8:25 AM EDT2014-06-02 12:25:25 GMT
    A mother charged with trying to kill her three children by driving them into the Atlantic Ocean in a minivan is out of jail as of Friday. Ebony Wilkerson, 32, gave birth to her fourth child May 19. That baby is now in the custody of the father. The other three children are in the custody of the Department of Children and Families. Conditions of Wilkerson's release include seeing a psychiatrist and no contact with her children. She also must stay in Volusia County, where she was arrested. A p...
    A mother charged with trying to kill her three children by driving them into the Atlantic Ocean in a minivan is out of jail as of Friday. Ebony Wilkerson, 32, gave birth to her fourth child May 19. That baby is now in the custody of the father. The other three children are in the custody of the Department of Children and Families. Conditions of Wilkerson's release include seeing a psychiatrist and no contact with her children. She also must stay in Volusia County, where she was arrested. A p...
  • 150 fewer police officers for Memorial Day weekend than in years past, official says

    150 fewer police officers for Memorial Day weekend than in years past, official says

    Thursday, May 29 2014 9:13 AM EDT2014-05-29 13:13:55 GMT
    In recent years, police support from outside agencies has been down in Myrtle Beach during Bike Fest something the city wants to change. City officials have said one of the biggest issues stemming from last week’s Bike Fest is the lack of manpower. "We were woefully understaffed,” said Myrtle Beach City Manager Tom Leath. In total 400 police officers patrolled Myrtle Beach during bike fest, 200 from the city and 20...
    In recent years, police support from outside agencies has been down in Myrtle Beach during Bike Fest something the city wants to change. City officials have said one of the biggest issues stemming from last week’s Bike Fest is the lack of manpower. "We were woefully understaffed,” said Myrtle Beach City Manager Tom Leath. In total 400 police officers patrolled Myrtle Beach during bike fest, 200 from the city and 20...
  • NC teen accused of severely beating girlfriend over tangled fishing lines, police say

    NC teen accused of severely beating girlfriend over tangled fishing lines, police say

    Thursday, May 29 2014 8:34 AM EDT2014-05-29 12:34:53 GMT
    Michael Hutton (L) Hannah Connaway (R)Michael Hutton (L) Hannah Connaway (R)
    An 18-year-old man is accused of beating his girlfriend almost to death after a fight over tangled fishing lines. Michael Hutton is charged with first-degree attempted murder. His 17-year-old girlfriend Hannah Connaway is hospitalized in a medically-induced coma. Police say Hutton beat her, dragged her and then started choking her Friday night after the couple had an argument because of some fishing lines Hutton couldn’t get untangled.
    An 18-year-old man is accused of beating his girlfriend almost to death after a fight over tangled fishing lines. Michael Hutton is charged with first-degree attempted murder. His 17-year-old girlfriend Hannah Connaway is hospitalized in a medically-induced coma. Police say Hutton beat her, dragged her and then started choking her Friday night after the couple had an argument because of some fishing lines Hutton couldn’t get untangled.
  • Myrtle Beach fire crews rescue kitten from WBTW news car engine compartment

    Myrtle Beach fire crews rescue kitten from WBTW news car engine compartment

    Tuesday, May 27 2014 9:21 PM EDT2014-05-28 01:21:08 GMT
    Myrtle Beach firefighters saved a kitten from the engine compartment a WBTW news car on Tuesday afternoon. The tiny cat already took a ride in the car from News13 near Socastee Blvd to Myrtle Beach City Hall when a reporter went to cover a meeting Tuesday.
    Myrtle Beach firefighters saved a kitten from the engine compartment a WBTW news car on Tuesday afternoon. The tiny cat already took a ride in the car from News13 near Socastee Blvd to Myrtle Beach City Hall when a reporter went to cover a meeting Tuesday.
  • New video shows efforts to help injured after triple fatal Myrtle Beach shooting

    New video shows efforts to help injured after triple fatal Myrtle Beach shooting

    Tuesday, May 27 2014 6:45 PM EDT2014-05-27 22:45:27 GMT
    A policeman walks beside the Toyota in which a wounded person was loaded by bystanders just after the shooting.A policeman walks beside the Toyota in which a wounded person was loaded by bystanders just after the shooting.
    A new video has surfaced of the moments just after a triple fatal shooting on Saturday night in Myrtle Beach during Atlantic Bike Week. The incident happened at the Bermuda Sands Motel ar
    A new video has surfaced of the apparent moments just after a triple fatal shooting on Saturday night in Myrtle Beach during Atlantic Beach BikeFest during Memorial Day weekend.
  • 18 Foods You Shouldn't Feed Your Dog

    18 Foods You Shouldn't Feed Your Dog

    Tuesday, May 27 2014 12:35 PM EDT2014-05-27 16:35:43 GMT
    Here's a list of foods you should never feed your dog. Some of them could even be fatal.
    Here's a list of foods you should never feed your dog. Some of them could even be fatal.
  • 800-pound alligator hit, killed by vehicle on Dare Co. highway

    800-pound alligator hit, killed by vehicle on Dare Co. highway

    Tuesday, May 27 2014 6:53 AM EDT2014-05-27 10:53:33 GMT
    An 800-pound alligator was hit by a vehicle Sunday night in Dare County.
    An 800-pound alligator was hit by a vehicle Sunday night in Dare County.
  • Members of Myrtle Beach community call for end to Bike Fest

    Members of Myrtle Beach community call for end to Bike Fest

    Monday, May 26 2014 11:30 PM EDT2014-05-27 03:30:37 GMT
    Residents and business owners are calling for the City of Myrtle Beach to end Atlantic Beach Bike Fest activity in the town. In two days, a Facebook page demanding the city put an end to Bike Fest has gotten more than eleven thousand likes as well as hundreds of comments from residents. Business owners tell News 13 after the weekend, they fear for their customer’s safety as well as their own. Several owners spoke t...
    Residents and business owners are calling for the City of Myrtle Beach to end Atlantic Beach Bike Fest activity in the town. In two days, a Facebook page demanding the city put an end to Bike Fest has gotten more than eleven thousand likes as well as hundreds of comments from residents. Business owners tell News 13 after the weekend, they fear for their customer’s safety as well as their own. Several owners spoke t...
  • Marine surprises sister on wedding day in Charlotte

    Marine surprises sister on wedding day in Charlotte

    Monday, May 26 2014 9:53 AM EDT2014-05-26 13:53:18 GMT

    An active duty Marine surprised his sister on her wedding day in Charlotte, N.C.

    An active duty Marine surprised his sister on her wedding day in Charlotte, N.C.


  • Mother of Marine killed in Afghanistan sews bears made from the combat uniforms of the fallen

    Mother of Marine killed in Afghanistan sews bears made from the combat uniforms of the fallen

    Monday, May 26 2014 7:22 AM EDT2014-05-26 11:22:30 GMT
    This Memorial Day weekend, Americans across the country are finding ways to honor those who served, including one very special mother. When Lisa Freeman's son was killed in combat in Afghanistan, she says she wouldn't allow herself to go to a dark place. Instead, she started sewing and focused on helping others. She sits and sews in a tiny upstairs room in a grand house on the Georgia coast. Freeman says it mak...
    This Memorial Day weekend, Americans across the country are finding ways to honor those who served, including one very special mother. When Lisa Freeman's son was killed in combat in Afghanistan, she says she wouldn't allow herself to go to a dark place. Instead, she started sewing and focused on helping others. She sits and sews in a tiny upstairs room in a grand house on the Georgia coast. Freeman says it mak...
  • VIRAL VIDEO: Cat Wearing Shark Costume Riding Roomba

    VIRAL VIDEO: Cat Wearing Shark Costume Riding Roomba

    Wednesday, May 21 2014 10:54 AM EDT2014-05-21 14:54:39 GMT
    These videos have a combined 13 million views.
    These videos have a combined 13 million views.
  • Water at SC beach mysteriously turns beautifully crystal blue

    Water at SC beach mysteriously turns beautifully crystal blue

    Tuesday, May 20 2014 6:39 PM EDT2014-05-20 22:39:24 GMT
    Tides Folly Beach photoTides Folly Beach photo
    Folly Beach has never looked better. The water that is. The water is crystal blue and has many locals comparing it to the Bahamas.
    This South Carolina beach has never looked better. The water that is. The water is crystal blue and has many locals comparing it to the Bahamas.
  • Fears And Phobias: 99 Things To Be Scared Of

    Fears And Phobias: 99 Things To Be Scared Of

    Tuesday, May 20 2014 5:32 PM EDT2014-05-20 21:32:06 GMT
    pho·bia noun \'fo-be-?\: an extremely strong dislike or fear of someone or something
    pho·bia noun \'fo-be-?\: an extremely strong dislike or fear of someone or something
  • SC teen lied about fatal bulletproof vest shooting 'game' ; man now charged, deputies say

    SC teen lied about fatal bulletproof vest shooting 'game' ; man now charged, deputies say

    Friday, May 16 2014 3:23 PM EDT2014-05-16 19:23:28 GMT
    Deputies say an 18-year-old girl lied to officers about who shot and killed one of her friends as he tried out a bulletproof vest at an Anderson County home.
    Deputies say an 18-year-old girl lied to officers about who shot and killed one of her friends as he tried out a bulletproof vest at an Anderson County home.
  • Woman whose husband died in crash offers hug to driver responsible

    Woman whose husband died in crash offers hug to driver responsible

    Friday, May 16 2014 10:31 AM EDT2014-05-16 14:31:01 GMT
    "The only thing I would say is that I wish I had known Glen Walker." Those were Judge Patsy Porter’s words inside a Atlanta area courtroom Thursday.People gasped when she spoke but that wasn't the only surprising thing that happened. Afterwards the woman who caused the accident admitted it in court by pleading guilty and then, the victim's widow hugged her. Tamara Matthews was behind the wheel of an out-of-control m...
    "The only thing I would say is that I wish I had known Glen Walker." Those were Judge Patsy Porter’s words inside a Atlanta area courtroom Thursday.People gasped when she spoke but that wasn't the only surprising thing that happened. Afterwards the woman who caused the accident admitted it in court by pleading guilty and then, the victim's widow hugged her. Tamara Matthews was behind the wheel of an out-of-control m...
  • 31-year old woman posed as high school student

    31-year old woman posed as high school student

    Thursday, May 15 2014 11:29 AM EDT2014-05-15 15:29:52 GMT
    A Texas woman is behind bars after she posed as a sophomore at an East Texas High School when she’s actually 31 years old. Charity Johnsonwas charged with giving officials a fake name and date of birth. The woman Charity was living with told reporters that back in March, Charity told her she was 15 and needed a place to stay. She said she was abused by her biological father, and he passed away and her biological m...
    A Texas woman is behind bars after she posed as a sophomore at an East Texas High School when she’s actually 31 years old. Charity Johnsonwas charged with giving officials a fake name and date of birth. The woman Charity was living with told reporters that back in March, Charity told her she was 15 and needed a place to stay. She said she was abused by her biological father, and he passed away and her biological m...
  • Funeral held for 13-month-old Hartsville girl who died after being left in car

    Funeral held for 13-month-old Hartsville girl who died after being left in car

    Wednesday, May 14 2014 3:18 PM EDT2014-05-14 19:18:15 GMT
    HARTSVILLE, SC (WBTW)- The funeral for a 13-month-old child who died after being left inside a car last week was held Tuesday morning in Hartsville. Family and friends held the service for Sophia Goyeneche at St. Mary's Catholic Church at 11 a.m.Goyenechedied after being left alone in a car, for several hours, Darlington County Coroner Todd Hardee said.The vehicle was parked outside of a Hartsville business on 5th Street near Carolina Printing where the father works, officials told WBTW.Harts...
    HARTSVILLE, SC (WBTW)- The funeral for a 13-month-old child who died after being left inside a car last week was held Tuesday morning in Hartsville. Family and friends held the service for Sophia Goyeneche at St. Mary's Catholic Church at 11 a.m.Goyenechedied after being left alone in a car, for several hours, Darlington County Coroner Todd Hardee said.The vehicle was parked outside of a Hartsville business on 5th Street near Carolina Printing where the father works, officials told WBTW.Harts...
  • Hartsville 13-month-old child dies after being left in car; father charged

    Hartsville 13-month-old child dies after being left in car; father charged

    Wednesday, May 14 2014 3:16 PM EDT2014-05-14 19:16:02 GMT
    Darlington Coroner Todd Hardee has confirmed  the death of a Hartsville child on Thursday.  The child, 13 months old, died after being left alone in a car, for several hours, outside of a Hartsville business
    Darlington Coroner Todd Hardee has confirmed  the death of a Hartsville child on Thursday.  The child, 13 months old, died after being left alone in a car, for several hours, outside of a Hartsville business
  • VIRAL VIDEO: Cat Saves Boy During Dog Attack

    VIRAL VIDEO: Cat Saves Boy During Dog Attack

    Wednesday, May 14 2014 2:27 PM EDT2014-05-14 18:27:26 GMT
    A cat came to the rescue of a young boy who was being attacked by a dog. The boy is expected to be okay.
    A cat came to the rescue of a young boy who was being attacked by a dog. The boy is expected to be okay.
  • Snake Surprises Woman In Bathroom

    Snake Surprises Woman In Bathroom

    Tuesday, May 13 2014 1:30 PM EDT2014-05-13 17:30:54 GMT
    A 12-foot python has been returned to its owner after a slithery stop at a home where a woman earlier bathed her pet guinea pigs.
    A 12-foot python has been returned to its owner after a slithery stop at a home where a woman earlier bathed her pet guinea pigs.
  • 5 women charged in Myrtle Beach weekend prostitution bust

    5 women charged in Myrtle Beach weekend prostitution bust

    Monday, May 12 2014 9:04 AM EDT2014-05-12 13:04:54 GMT
    MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WBTW) - Myrtle Beach police officers arrested five women in a weekend prostitution bust. According to the Myrtle Beach police website, Amanda Nicole Wilson, 28, was arrested Friday near 21st Avenue South and Yaupon Drive. She was charged with prostitution first offense. Katelyn Rose Boyd, 18, was arrested Saturday near the 1600 block of South Ocean Boulevard. She was charged with prostitution first offense. Jamie Doyle-Wenger, 26, was arrested Saturday near the 7100 bloc...
    MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WBTW) - Myrtle Beach police officers arrested five women in a weekend prostitution bust. According to the Myrtle Beach police website, Amanda Nicole Wilson, 28, was arrested Friday near 21st Avenue South and Yaupon Drive. She was charged with prostitution first offense. Katelyn Rose Boyd, 18, was arrested Saturday near the 1600 block of South Ocean Boulevard. She was charged with prostitution first offense. Jamie Doyle-Wenger, 26, was arrested Saturday near the 7100 bloc...
  • SC Confederate Mystery: Gravestone now has name of NC soldier

    SC Confederate Mystery: Gravestone now has name of NC soldier

    Sunday, May 11 2014 10:34 PM EDT2014-05-12 02:34:16 GMT
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    A Confederate gravestone at Beaufort National Cemetery now has a name.The Island Packet reported the marker is now engraved with the name of Private Haywood Treadwell. A 5-year-old North Carolina boy who carries the same last name and is one of Treadwell's descendants unveiled the marker to about 100 people in a ceremony Saturday. Treadwell was from Sampson County, North Carolina, and a member of the 61st North Carolina volunteers fighting in the rifle pits at Battery Wagner on Morris Island...
    A Confederate gravestone at Beaufort National Cemetery now has a name.The Island Packet reported the marker is now engraved with the name of Private Haywood Treadwell. A 5-year-old North Carolina boy who carries the same last name and is one of Treadwell's descendants unveiled the marker to about 100 people in a ceremony Saturday. Treadwell was from Sampson County, North Carolina, and a member of the 61st North Carolina volunteers fighting in the rifle pits at Battery Wagner on Morris Island...
  • Love Bug infestation along the Grand Strand

    Love Bug infestation along the Grand Strand

    Friday, May 9 2014 9:01 PM EDT2014-05-10 01:01:41 GMT
    The last few weeks, beaches along the Grand Strand have been infested with bugs forcing some visitors to leave early. Bob Powell, a Natural Resource Agent with the Clemson Extension, says these pests are known as love bugs. Powell says other than being a nuisance; the bugs do not bite and will not bother you. He says the infestation is due to the wet summer last year and wet winter this year, which he says causes p...
    The last few weeks, beaches along the Grand Strand have been infested with bugs forcing some visitors to leave early. Bob Powell, a Natural Resource Agent with the Clemson Extension, says these pests are known as love bugs. Powell says other than being a nuisance; the bugs do not bite and will not bother you. He says the infestation is due to the wet summer last year and wet winter this year, which he says causes p...
  • Sheriff: Avila father killed family, himself, set home on fire

    Sheriff: Avila father killed family, himself, set home on fire

    Friday, May 9 2014 2:51 PM EDT2014-05-09 18:51:00 GMT
    Colin, Darrin, Megan and Kimberly Campbell.Colin, Darrin, Megan and Kimberly Campbell.
    The Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office provided new details on Friday about what happened inside a charred Avila mansion where the bodies of four people were found Wednesday.
    The Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office provided new details on Friday about what happened inside a charred Avila mansion where the bodies of four people were found Wednesday.
  • Mom loses 100 pounds with help of a free app

    Mom loses 100 pounds with help of a free app

    Friday, May 9 2014 10:41 AM EDT2014-05-09 14:41:05 GMT
    Yvette Vajcner is a busy mom of three little ones. But a year ago she weighed 259 pounds. She said she was miserable, so the Michigan mom decided to sign up for a free app as a way to help with her weight loss. She stepped on the scale for a health assessment at work, and that weekend, Yvette said she decided to make a lifestyle change. The first thing to go was pre-packaged foods. She increased produce and lean mea...
    Yvette Vajcner is a busy mom of three little ones. But a year ago she weighed 259 pounds. She said she was miserable, so the Michigan mom decided to sign up for a free app as a way to help with her weight loss. She stepped on the scale for a health assessment at work, and that weekend, Yvette said she decided to make a lifestyle change. The first thing to go was pre-packaged foods. She increased produce and lean mea...
  • Ship of gold found off SC coast

    Ship of gold found off SC coast

    Thursday, May 8 2014 10:54 PM EDT2014-05-09 02:54:51 GMT
    By Bob Juback Perhaps the largest lost treasure ever discovered at sea, sits at the bottom of the Atlantic, off the South Carolina coast. Late last month, the "Odyssey Explorer" left port in Charleston for what could be a trip to end a mystery that began before the Civil War. Odyssey Marine president Mark Gordon said, "we actually expect that we'll be able to accomplish this mission in about five to six months." That mission is to collect remaining gold from where the SS Central America sank ...
    By Bob Juback Perhaps the largest lost treasure ever discovered at sea, sits at the bottom of the Atlantic, off the South Carolina coast. Late last month, the "Odyssey Explorer" left port in Charleston for what could be a trip to end a mystery that began before the Civil War. Odyssey Marine president Mark Gordon said, "we actually expect that we'll be able to accomplish this mission in about five to six months." That mission is to collect remaining gold from where the SS Central America sank ...
  • VIRAL VIDEO: Tornado Rips Through Church Playground

    VIRAL VIDEO: Tornado Rips Through Church Playground

    Thursday, May 8 2014 2:47 PM EDT2014-05-08 18:47:40 GMT
    Cameras were rolling as a deadly tornado swept through a Mississippi community last month.
    Cameras were rolling as a deadly tornado swept through a Mississippi community last month.
  • SC teen girl with medical condition is missing

    SC teen girl with medical condition is missing

    Thursday, May 8 2014 2:32 PM EDT2014-05-08 18:32:37 GMT
    Richland County deputies are asking for the public's help in the search for a missing teen.
    Richland County deputies are asking for the public's help in the search for a missing teen.
  • Hawaii releases video of teen dropping from jet

    Hawaii releases video of teen dropping from jet

    Wednesday, May 7 2014 7:43 AM EDT2014-05-07 11:43:33 GMT
    The security footage looks unassuming at first: a Hawaiian Airlines jet parked at a gate at the Maui airport under overcast skies, and workers going through their regular routine.
    The security footage looks unassuming at first: a Hawaiian Airlines jet parked at a gate at the Maui airport under overcast skies, and workers going through their regular routine.
  • Couple married at Myrtle Beach area hospital after bride's emergency surgery

    Couple married at Myrtle Beach area hospital after bride's emergency surgery

    Tuesday, May 6 2014 4:53 PM EDT2014-05-06 20:53:59 GMT
    Elgin and Smith become Mr. and Mrs. Smith....Elgin and Smith become Mr. and Mrs. Smith....
    A couple came to the Grand Strand to get married Sunday. But Saturday night the bride-to-be began feeling bad, and felt worse on Sunday.
    A couple came to the Grand Strand to get married Sunday. But Saturday night the bride-to-be began feeling bad, and felt worse on Sunday.
  • 7 college students caught nude in Myrtle Beach ocean water, police say

    7 college students caught nude in Myrtle Beach ocean water, police say

    Tuesday, May 6 2014 12:06 PM EDT2014-05-06 16:06:56 GMT
    MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WBTW) - Myrtle Beach police officers arrested seven college students after witnessing them naked in the ocean.According to police reports, Gian Michael Zlupko, 20, of Delaware, Maia Irena Chicherio, 20, of Maryland,Cameron Michel Koob, 20, of California, Tailor Haas Arnold, 19, of Colorado, John Hanlon Arnold, 22, of Pennsylvania, Vanessa Cheryl Hart, 21, of Pennsylvania, and Andrew Wythe Meriwether, 21, of North Carolina were spotted in the ocean just near 74th Avenue North...
    MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WBTW) - Myrtle Beach police officers arrested seven college students after witnessing them naked in the ocean.According to police reports, Gian Michael Zlupko, 20, of Delaware, Maia Irena Chicherio, 20, of Maryland,Cameron Michel Koob, 20, of California, Tailor Haas Arnold, 19, of Colorado, John Hanlon Arnold, 22, of Pennsylvania, Vanessa Cheryl Hart, 21, of Pennsylvania, and Andrew Wythe Meriwether, 21, of North Carolina were spotted in the ocean just near 74th Avenue North...
  • Fisherman finds live frog inside fish's mouth

    Fisherman finds live frog inside fish's mouth

    Tuesday, May 6 2014 8:50 AM EDT2014-05-06 12:50:13 GMT
    Angus James snapped this photo just before the green tree frog jumped out.Angus James snapped this photo just before the green tree frog jumped out.
    A fisherman in Australia had an unexpected surprise when he discovered a tree frog inside the mouth of the fish he had just caught.
    A fisherman in Australia had an unexpected surprise when he discovered a tree frog inside the mouth of the fish he had just caught.
  • Squatter posted bond, returned to New Port Richey soldier's home

    Squatter posted bond, returned to New Port Richey soldier's home

    Monday, May 5 2014 9:05 AM EDT2014-05-05 13:05:58 GMT
    New Port Richey's infamous squatter posted his $5,000 bond Friday, and went right back to the scene of the crime.
    New Port Richey's infamous squatter posted his $5,000 bond Friday, and went right back to the scene of the crime.
  • Huge gator surprises SC lawmaker driving from Myrtle Beach

    Huge gator surprises SC lawmaker driving from Myrtle Beach

    Monday, May 5 2014 9:04 AM EDT2014-05-05 13:04:56 GMT
    South Carolina Rep. Wendell Gilliard sent video to our Media General station WCBD in Charleston showinga gator crossing the road Sunday afternoon.The email stated, "Saw this [Sunday] coming from Myrtle beach." He had gone to Sandy Island boat landing andwhile leaving the dock areahe encountered the very large gator crossing the road.The video shows Gilliard's vehicle approach as the gator crossedin the opposite lane.Gilliard added in the email, "I see why the people on Sandy Island need a fer...
    South Carolina Rep. Wendell Gilliard sent video to our Media General station WCBD in Charleston showinga gator crossing the road Sunday afternoon.The email stated, "Saw this [Sunday] coming from Myrtle beach." He had gone to Sandy Island boat landing andwhile leaving the dock areahe encountered the very large gator crossing the road.The video shows Gilliard's vehicle approach as the gator crossedin the opposite lane.Gilliard added in the email, "I see why the people on Sandy Island need a fer...
  • Mother of Slain Son, Assaulted Daughter Speaks Out

    Mother of Slain Son, Assaulted Daughter Speaks Out

    Richmond Police detectives have arrested a 16-year-old male in connection with the homicide and assault of two juveniles on Thursday.
    Richmond Police detectives have arrested a 16-year-old male in connection with the homicide and assault of two juveniles on Thursday.
  • Two SC teens going for gold in 2020 thanks to boxing club

    Two SC teens going for gold in 2020 thanks to boxing club

    Friday, May 2 2014 8:52 AM EDT2014-05-02 12:52:57 GMT
    The Greenville Boxing Club offers an after school program to keep kids out of trouble and help them chase their dreams. Now two teens are poised to compete for Olympic gold. It's more than teaching kids to box it exercises their minds as well. Homework help is offered and schoolwork always comes first.Shakir Robinson started the now-flourishing program with the help of his mother who is a former school board member. Khalid Johnson is 14 and he's training to be an Olympian in 2020. He's not t...
    The Greenville Boxing Club offers an after school program to keep kids out of trouble and help them chase their dreams. Now two teens are poised to compete for Olympic gold. It's more than teaching kids to box it exercises their minds as well. Homework help is offered and schoolwork always comes first.Shakir Robinson started the now-flourishing program with the help of his mother who is a former school board member. Khalid Johnson is 14 and he's training to be an Olympian in 2020. He's not t...
  • VIRAL VIDEO: Tiny Hamsters Eating Tiny Burritos

    VIRAL VIDEO: Tiny Hamsters Eating Tiny Burritos

    Wednesday, April 30 2014 7:26 AM EDT2014-04-30 11:26:40 GMT
    In the late 90s the Internet brought you dancing hamsters. Look how far we've come.
    In the late 90s the Internet brought you dancing hamsters. Look how far we've come.
  • Tampa woman fights brain cancer, gives back

    Tampa woman fights brain cancer, gives back

    Tuesday, April 29 2014 11:07 PM EDT2014-04-30 03:07:42 GMT
    © Michelle-Kaylin Amabile Photography© Michelle-Kaylin Amabile Photography
    This is a story about a Tampa woman fighting back against brain cancer. Refusing to give up, she is using her battle to not only inspire us, but raise money to help others.

    Michelle Boyd DeJong, 27, is a young entrepreneur. Like so many of us, DeJong is a busy person.

    This is a story about a Tampa woman fighting back against brain cancer. Refusing to give up, she is using her battle to not only inspire us, but raise money to help others.

    Michelle Boyd DeJong, 27, is a young entrepreneur. Like so many of us, DeJong is a busy person.

  • VIRAL VIDEO: Seal Belly Rub

    VIRAL VIDEO: Seal Belly Rub

    Tuesday, April 29 2014 2:38 PM EDT2014-04-29 18:38:51 GMT
    SCUBA Diver Jason Neilus gets up close and personal with friendly seals in the Farne Islands, UK.
    SCUBA Diver Jason Neilus gets up close and personal with friendly seals in the Farne Islands, UK.
  • UPDATE: SC dad and 2 children missing at national park rescued

    UPDATE: SC dad and 2 children missing at national park rescued

    Tuesday, April 29 2014 8:28 AM EDT2014-04-29 12:28:38 GMT
    The spokesperson for Congaree National Park reports they have made visual and audio contact with the father and two children who have been missing in the park.
    The spokesperson for Congaree National Park reports they have made visual and audio contact with the father and two children who have been missing in the park.
  • Dad pushes son down skateboard ramp; case investigated by family services

    Dad pushes son down skateboard ramp; case investigated by family services

    Monday, April 28 2014 3:18 PM EDT2014-04-28 19:18:44 GMT
    A father has been banned temporarily from a skateboard park while The Florida Department of Children and Families investigates a video of him pushing his son off a skateboard ramp. The video went viral and many parents shared their anger about the incident at Kona Skatepark in Jacksonville. The video, originally posted Friday by Ryan Stephens (Intsagram user @lilbubs) shows Marcus Crossland pushing his hesitant 6-year-old son down a skateboard ramp. The father reportedly said he did it so hi...
    A father has been banned temporarily from a skateboard park while The Florida Department of Children and Families investigates a video of him pushing his son off a skateboard ramp. The video went viral and many parents shared their anger about the incident at Kona Skatepark in Jacksonville. The video, originally posted Friday by Ryan Stephens (Intsagram user @lilbubs) shows Marcus Crossland pushing his hesitant 6-year-old son down a skateboard ramp. The father reportedly said he did it so hi...
  • WNCN Investigates: Raleigh neighborhood has a 'nasty water' problem

    WNCN Investigates: Raleigh neighborhood has a 'nasty water' problem

    Monday, April 28 2014 2:33 PM EDT2014-04-28 18:33:08 GMT
    Water in the Jordan Woods neighborhood contains high levels of manganese, which the EPA says can damage the nervous system in adults and cause learning disabilities in children.
    Water in the Jordan Woods neighborhood contains high levels of manganese, which the EPA says can damage the nervous system in adults and cause learning disabilities in children.
  • City of Jackson Preps For Severe Weather

    City of Jackson Preps For Severe Weather

    Monday, April 28 2014 2:31 PM EDT2014-04-28 18:31:35 GMT
    JACKSON, Miss. - The following news release is from the City of Jackson:The City of Jackson is preparing for severe weather events Monday through Tuesday. Accordingto the National Weather Service, potential multiple rounds of severe weather is of concern for theJackson area:- Possibility of large hail- Rain fall levels 1" - 3" that could cause Flash Flooding- Possibility of Pearl River to rise back above flood stage as rainfall continues- Possibility of severe tornadoes“Public Works crews are...
    JACKSON, Miss. - The following news release is from the City of Jackson:The City of Jackson is preparing for severe weather events Monday through Tuesday. Accordingto the National Weather Service, potential multiple rounds of severe weather is of concern for theJackson area:- Possibility of large hail- Rain fall levels 1" - 3" that could cause Flash Flooding- Possibility of Pearl River to rise back above flood stage as rainfall continues- Possibility of severe tornadoes“Public Works crews are...
  • VIRAL VIDEO: Hilarious SWA Flight attendant

    VIRAL VIDEO: Hilarious SWA Flight attendant

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 12:30 PM EDT2014-04-15 16:30:43 GMT
    This Southwest Airlines flight attendant is making the rounds on the Internet for her comedic approach to pre-flight safety announcements.
    This Southwest Airlines flight attendant is making the rounds on the Internet for her comedic approach to pre-flight safety announcements.
  • Man Who Never Served Prison Sentence on Clerical Error Awaits Fate

    Man Who Never Served Prison Sentence on Clerical Error Awaits Fate

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 10:26 AM EDT2014-04-15 14:26:51 GMT
    Cornealious “Mike” Anderson has not served his 13-year-prision sentence due to a 'clerical error.'Cornealious “Mike” Anderson has not served his 13-year-prision sentence due to a 'clerical error.'
    (NBC News)- A Missouri man who avoided a 13-year jail sentence because of what state officials called a clerical error will learn Tuesday if he will have to keep fighting to avoid being incarcerated. In
    A Missouri man who avoided a 13-year jail sentence because of what state officials called a clerical error will learn Tuesday if he will have to keep fighting to avoid being incarcerated.
  • Donations pouring in for homeless mother of 2, accused of leaving kids in hot car

    Donations pouring in for homeless mother of 2, accused of leaving kids in hot car

    Tuesday, April 8 2014 1:18 PM EDT2014-04-08 17:18:07 GMT
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    A homeless mom charged with child abuse for allegedly leaving her two young children in a hot car while she went on a job interview pleaded not guilty in court Tuesday. Shanesha Taylor, 35, has also garnered
    A homeless mom charged with child abuse for allegedly leaving her two young children in a hot car while she went on a job interview pleaded not guilty in court Tuesday. Shanesha Taylor, 35, has also garnered
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