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  • 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.
  • Lawsuit: Circumcision Goes Wrong at Hospital

    Lawsuit: Circumcision Goes Wrong at Hospital

    Thursday, July 24 2014 2:51 PM EDT2014-07-24 18:51:59 GMT
    An Alabama man who went to the hospital for a routine circumcision says doctors mistakenly amputated his penis.
    An Alabama man who went to the hospital for a routine circumcision says doctors mistakenly amputated his penis.
  • Fundraiser planned for 2-year-old Columbus leukemia, stroke survivor

    Fundraiser planned for 2-year-old Columbus leukemia, stroke survivor

    Thursday, July 24 2014 2:51 PM EDT2014-07-24 18:51:09 GMT

    Family of 2-year-old boy with leukemia is hosting a fundraiser Thursday.

    Family of 2-year-old boy with leukemia is hosting a fundraiser Thursday.

  • 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.
  • VIDEO: Intense gator battle at Odessa golf course

    VIDEO: Intense gator battle at Odessa golf course

    Thursday, July 24 2014 1:47 PM EDT2014-07-24 17:47:49 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
  • 2 Dead, 20 Hurt After Powerful Storm

    2 Dead, 20 Hurt After Powerful Storm

    Thursday, July 24 2014 11:47 AM EDT2014-07-24 15:47:42 GMT
    A powerful storm that ripped through a Virginia campground on Thursday killed two people and injured at least 20.
    A powerful storm that ripped through a Virginia campground on Thursday killed two people and injured at least 20.
  • 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.
  • VIDEO: Whale lifts kayakers

    VIDEO: Whale lifts kayakers

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 4:52 PM EDT2014-07-23 20:52:37 GMT
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    Dramatic video shows a 90,000 lb. whale giving kayakers a ride they'll remember forever. The video was shot by one of the kayakers and begins by showing the whale in the distance. 
    Dramatic video shows a 90,000 lb. whale giving kayakers a ride they'll remember forever. The video was shot by one of the kayakers and begins by showing the whale in the distance. 
  • No swimming at some NC beaches due to high bacteria levels

    No swimming at some NC beaches due to high bacteria levels

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 12:36 PM EDT2014-07-23 16:36:19 GMT
    A map of the swimming areas along the NC coast that are affected by the recent high levels of bacteria.A map of the swimming areas along the NC coast that are affected by the recent high levels of bacteria.
    Six advisories and three alerts were issued against swimming Tuesday at nine ocean-side sites along the coast of North Carolina.
    Six advisories and three alerts were issued against swimming Tuesday at nine ocean-side sites along the coast of North Carolina.
  • A Stranger’s Gift for Grieving Parents of Baby Who Died at Daycare

    A Stranger’s Gift for Grieving Parents of Baby Who Died at Daycare

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 10:34 AM EDT2014-07-23 14:34:27 GMT
    The Martin family got these rings, which are hand-stamped with their daughter's nicknames, from a stranger in Tennessee. (Photo Courtesy: Kathryn Martin)The Martin family got these rings, which are hand-stamped with their daughter's nicknames, from a stranger in Tennessee. (Photo Courtesy: Kathryn Martin)

    A grieving family got a special gift in the mail from an out-of-state stranger exactly five months after their daughter Kellie Rynn died at a Greenville County daycare.

    A grieving family got a special gift in the mail from an out-of-state stranger exactly five months after their daughter Kellie Rynn died at a Greenville County daycare.

  • Plane crashes in bad weather in Taiwan, killing 51

    Plane crashes in bad weather in Taiwan, killing 51

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 10:05 AM EDT2014-07-23 14:05:25 GMT
    A plane making a second landing attempt in stormy weather crashed at an airport on a small Taiwanese island late Wednesday, killing 51 people and injuring seven, fire officials said.
    A plane making a second landing attempt in stormy weather crashed at an airport on a small Taiwanese island late Wednesday, killing 51 people and injuring seven, fire officials said.
  • Boy, 8, bitten by shark in knee-deep water in Brevard

    Boy, 8, bitten by shark in knee-deep water in Brevard

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 8:52 AM EDT2014-07-23 12:52:24 GMT
    Aadyn Crick. Image courtesy WESHAadyn Crick. Image courtesy WESH
    An Indiana boy, 8, on vacation in Central Florida with his family, got bitten by a shark, WESH reported.
    An Indiana boy, 8, on vacation in Central Florida with his family, got bitten by a shark, WESH reported.
  • Durham mom says she didn't try to give away kids on Craigslist

    Durham mom says she didn't try to give away kids on Craigslist

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 12:48 AM EDT2014-07-23 04:48:05 GMT
    A mother of five says an ad she posted on Craigslist, in which she asked for someone to "take her five kids," was not what it seemed.
    A mother of five says an ad she posted on Craigslist, in which she asked for someone to "take her five kids," was not what it seemed.
  • Inmates attempt escape by digging hole in detention cell wall

    Inmates attempt escape by digging hole in detention cell wall

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 6:39 PM EDT2014-07-22 22:39:14 GMT
     Officials say two inmates in Disciplinary Segregation broke shelves and pieces off a desk and then used these broken objects to dig a 21 x 32 in. hole in their cell wall.
     Officials say two inmates in Disciplinary Segregation broke shelves and pieces off a desk and then used these broken objects to dig a 21 x 32 in. hole in their cell wall.

  • Employees allege Hyman's kept tips

    Popular downtown seafood restaurant faces class action lawsuit

    Popular downtown seafood restaurant faces class action lawsuit

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 3:15 PM EDT2014-07-22 19:15:47 GMT
    A class action lawsuit has been filed against a popular seafood restaurant in downtown Charleston, after employees allege their tips were kept from them unfairly. Former employees of Eli Hyman, and other owners of Hyman’s Seafood, are suing for minimum wages and overtime compensation. They allege the restaurant’s policy violates the Fair Labor Standards act. Under what’s known as the tip credit, server’s can be pa...
    A class action lawsuit has been filed against a popular seafood restaurant in downtown Charleston, after employees allege their tips were kept from them unfairly. Former employees of Eli Hyman, and other owners of Hyman’s Seafood, are suing for minimum wages and overtime compensation. They allege the restaurant’s policy violates the Fair Labor Standards act. Under what’s known as the tip credit, server’s can be pa...
  • Couple arrested for having sex on Cortez Beach in front of beachgoers

    Couple arrested for having sex on Cortez Beach in front of beachgoers

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 1:08 PM EDT2014-07-22 17:08:35 GMT
    Bradenton Beach police officers were dispatched to Cortez Beach after a few people called 911 and complained about a couple having sex publicly, right next to a little girl on the beach.
    Bradenton Beach police officers were dispatched to Cortez Beach after a few people called 911 and complained about a couple having sex publicly, right next to a little girl on the beach.
  • 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,
  • Sheriff: Man molested women at Disney wave pool

    Sheriff: Man molested women at Disney wave pool

    Monday, July 21 2014 3:19 PM EDT2014-07-21 19:19:16 GMT
    The Orange County Sheriff's Office has arrested a man accused of molesting multiple women at Disney's Typhoon Lagoon.
    The Orange County Sheriff's Office has arrested a man accused of molesting multiple women at Disney's Typhoon Lagoon.
  • Officials: Man loses fingertips on Disney ride

    Officials: Man loses fingertips on Disney ride

    Monday, July 21 2014 3:02 PM EDT2014-07-21 19:02:35 GMT
    Wikimedia Commons photo by Elizabeth (table4five)Wikimedia Commons photo by Elizabeth (table4five)
    Officials say a tourist from the United Kingdom lost two fingertips on his right hand while riding on the Pirates of the Caribbean ride at Walt Disney World's Magic Kingdom in Florida.
    Officials say a tourist from the United Kingdom lost two fingertips on his right hand while riding on the Pirates of the Caribbean ride at Walt Disney World's Magic Kingdom in Florida.
  • 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!
  • Authorities currently searching for missing teen in Georgetown County

    Authorities currently searching for missing teen in Georgetown County

    Authorities currently searching for missing teen in Georgetown County

    Sunday, July 20 2014 3:00 PM EDT2014-07-20 19:00:30 GMT
    The Georgetown County Sheriff's Office is currently searching for a missing 14-year-old in Murrells Inlet.According to Police, Charlotte Ann Willis went missing Saturday night at 9:30 PM. Officials say Charlotte was visiting with her grandmother at a home on Tremont Avenue in Murrells Inlet went she left the home to go to the Kangaroo at US 17 and SC 707 in Murrells Inlet and hasn't been seen since.Charlotte lives in Conway and has not lived in the Murrells Inlet area for approximately three ...
    The Georgetown County Sheriff's Office is currently searching for a missing 14-year-old in Murrells Inlet.According to Police, Charlotte Ann Willis went missing Saturday night at 9:30 PM. Officials say Charlotte was visiting with her grandmother at a home on Tremont Avenue in Murrells Inlet went she left the home to go to the Kangaroo at US 17 and SC 707 in Murrells Inlet and hasn't been seen since.Charlotte lives in Conway and has not lived in the Murrells Inlet area for approximately three ...
  • 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.
  • Workers throw away body mistaken for mannequin in Hernando dump

    Workers throw away body mistaken for mannequin in Hernando dump

    Friday, July 18 2014 1:09 PM EDT2014-07-18 17:09:59 GMT
    West Hernando Transfer Station West Hernando Transfer Station
    Deputies are investigating human remains found in a bin at the West Hernando Transfer Station Thursday.
    Deputies are investigating human remains found in a bin at the West Hernando Transfer Station Thursday.
  • Disabled Bunny, Scooty Poof, Uses Wheelchair

    Disabled Bunny, Scooty Poof, Uses Wheelchair

    Friday, July 18 2014 11:50 AM EDT2014-07-18 15:50:19 GMT
    Most bunnies hop around, but one Upstate bunny doesn't - it wheels around. Scooty Poof, 2, is unable to walk. It gave birth too young and it paralyzed her back legs.
    Most bunnies hop around, but one Upstate bunny doesn't - it wheels around. Scooty Poof, 2, is unable to walk. It gave birth too young and it paralyzed her back legs.
  • Dad's bun-making skills make him a YouTube hit

    Dad's bun-making skills make him a YouTube hit

    Thursday, July 17 2014 6:44 PM EDT2014-07-17 22:44:32 GMT
    He brushes his 7-year-old daughter’s hair upward, gets a good, tight grip and instructs his little girl to spin around, wrapping her hair into a quick, tidy bun, perfect for her gymnastics or dance classes.
    He brushes his 7-year-old daughter’s hair upward, gets a good, tight grip and instructs his little girl to spin around, wrapping her hair into a quick, tidy bun, perfect for her gymnastics or dance classes.
  • 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
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    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...
  • 'These wet spots are my tears': You gotta love kids' letters from camp

    'These wet spots are my tears': You gotta love kids' letters from camp

    Thursday, July 17 2014 2:51 PM EDT2014-07-17 18:51:49 GMT
    For a kid, camp can be a trying time. Luckily, the time-old tradition of letter writing allows them to let their parents know how much fun they are (or aren't) having.
    For a kid, camp can be a trying time. Luckily, the time-old tradition of letter writing allows them to let their parents know how much fun they are (or aren't) having.
  • Pit bull saves deaf teen from house fire

    Pit bull saves deaf teen from house fire

    Thursday, July 17 2014 12:13 PM EDT2014-07-17 16:13:33 GMT
    A pit bull is being called a hero for saving a deaf and sleeping teen from a raging house fire. “He's always been good with people that comes over; he's never been really aggressive,” stepfather James Bernard said.
    A pit bull is being called a hero for saving a deaf and sleeping teen from a raging house fire. “He's always been good with people that comes over; he's never been really aggressive,” stepfather James Bernard said.
  • Bear crawls into couple's trunk near Orlando

    Bear crawls into couple's trunk near Orlando

    Thursday, July 17 2014 12:11 PM EDT2014-07-17 16:11:42 GMT
    WESH TV imageWESH TV image
    (WESH TV, Orlando)For a University of Central Florida student and his girlfriend, it was supposed to be a relaxing day renting a couple of inner tubes and doing a little tubing down Rock Springs.
    (WESH TV, Orlando)For a University of Central Florida student and his girlfriend, it was supposed to be a relaxing day renting a couple of inner tubes and doing a little tubing down Rock Springs.
  • 2 girls investigated for torturing rare tortoise

    2 girls investigated for torturing rare tortoise

    Thursday, July 17 2014 9:29 AM EDT2014-07-17 13:29:10 GMT
    FWC Facebook photoFWC Facebook photo
    State wildlife officials are investigating two North Florida girls after a video posted online showed them lighting a threatened gopher tortoise on fire and stomping it to death.Videos posted on the Facebook page of the Nevada Voters of Animals showed the Orange Park girls dousing the tortoise with a flammable fluid and laughing as the creature tries to get away from the flames.A second video shows one of the girls stomping on the animal until its shell breaks and its dead.Florida Fish and Wi...
    State wildlife officials are investigating two North Florida girls after a video posted online showed them lighting a threatened gopher tortoise on fire and stomping it to death.Videos posted on the Facebook page of the Nevada Voters of Animals showed the Orange Park girls dousing the tortoise with a flammable fluid and laughing as the creature tries to get away from the flames.A second video shows one of the girls stomping on the animal until its shell breaks and its dead.Florida Fish and Wi...
  • Three 12-year-olds catch a 692-pound shark in Sarasota

    Three 12-year-olds catch a 692-pound shark in Sarasota

    Wednesday, July 16 2014 4:26 PM EDT2014-07-16 20:26:28 GMT
    Three 12-year-old boys caught a fish in Sarasota that would make a grown man jealous.
    Three 12-year-old boys caught a fish in Sarasota that would make a grown man jealous.
  • 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.
  • She wanted to be a flower girl, but she needed a wedding

    She wanted to be a flower girl, but she needed a wedding

    Wednesday, July 16 2014 9:58 AM EDT2014-07-16 13:58:15 GMT
    Annabelle Earl, 4Annabelle Earl, 4
    The 4-year-old girl stood in the hallway of the City Clerk's office, holding a lime-green poster with an offer written in marker that was impossible to resist.
    The 4-year-old girl stood in the hallway of the City Clerk's office, holding a lime-green poster with an offer written in marker that was impossible to resist.
  • The way strangers Photoshopped this baby's picture will touch your heart

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

    Wednesday, July 16 2014 8:22 AM EDT2014-07-16 12:22:07 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.
  • Knoxville toddler gets national attention for saving elderly man from hot car

    Knoxville toddler gets national attention for saving elderly man from hot car

    A 3-year-old Knoxville boy is getting national attention for saving an elderly man who was trapped in a hot car. It happened Saturday afternoon in the parking lot of Vestal Baptist Church.
    A 3-year-old Knoxville boy is getting national attention for saving an elderly man who was trapped in a hot car. It happened Saturday afternoon in the parking lot of Vestal Baptist Church.
  • UPDATE: Girl did not wake up at funeral, doctors say

    UPDATE: Girl did not wake up at funeral, doctors say

    Tuesday, July 15 2014 1:04 PM EDT2014-07-15 17:04:22 GMT
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    The mother of a 3-year-old girl in the Philippines who was thought to have awakened at her own funeral, now says she was told by a "quack" doctor that her child still had a pulse and should not be buried.
    The mother of a 3-year-old girl in the Philippines who was thought to have awakened at her own funeral, now says she was told by a "quack" doctor that her child still had a pulse and should not be buried.
  • Man says he saved child from hot car

    Man says he saved child from hot car

    Monday, July 14 2014 4:55 PM EDT2014-07-14 20:55:33 GMT
    Nick Ortalaza said he spotted the baby inside a hot car so he broke a window to rescue the child.Nick Ortalaza said he spotted the baby inside a hot car so he broke a window to rescue the child.
    A man said he came across a toddler locked in a hot car, sweating, and appearing unresponsive.
    A man said he came across a toddler locked in a hot car, sweating, and appearing unresponsive.
  • 2 found sleeping in car naked in west Nashville, arrested

    2 found sleeping in car naked in west Nashville, arrested

    Eboni Powell, 32, and Christopher Simpson, 33, were arrested Sunday after police found them naked and asleep inside a parked vehicle that was running.
    Eboni Powell, 32, and Christopher Simpson, 33, were arrested Sunday after police found them naked and asleep inside a parked vehicle that was running.
  • Dead body falls out of coroner van, lands in road

    Dead body falls out of coroner van, lands in road

    Monday, July 14 2014 2:11 PM EDT2014-07-14 18:11:35 GMT
    A dead body on a gurney fell out of a coroner's van when a door malfunctioned, sending the corpse into the middle of a busy roadway in Pennsylvania.
    A dead body on a gurney fell out of a coroner's van when a door malfunctioned, sending the corpse into the middle of a busy roadway in Pennsylvania.
  • California man catches 482-pound halibut in Alaska

    California man catches 482-pound halibut in Alaska

    Monday, July 14 2014 1:20 PM EDT2014-07-14 17:20:24 GMT
    A California man hooked the catch of a lifetime while on vacation in Alaska.
    A California man hooked the catch of a lifetime while on vacation in Alaska.
  • 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.
  • Victim: "Facebook lottery" scams woman out of hundreds of dollars

    Victim: "Facebook lottery" scams woman out of hundreds of dollars

    Sunday, July 13 2014 10:02 PM EDT2014-07-14 02:02:26 GMT
    Accepting a friend request could cost you hundreds if not thousands of dollars. 
    Accepting a friend request could cost you hundreds if not thousands of dollars. 
  • 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.
  • 'Hot cop of Castro' follows mugshot guy as cyber-sensation

    'Hot cop of Castro' follows mugshot guy as cyber-sensation

    Friday, July 11 2014 5:42 PM EDT2014-07-11 21:42:12 GMT
    San Francisco Police Officer Chris Kohrs -- the "Hot Cop of Castro" to his fans and friends -- became a viral sensation after a stranger created a Facebook page in his honor, nicknaming him after Castro Street
    San Francisco Police Officer Chris Kohrs -- the "Hot Cop of Castro" to his fans and friends -- became a viral sensation after a stranger created a Facebook page in his honor, nicknaming him after Castro Street
  • New Civil War Art Exhibit at SC State Museum

    New Civil War Art Exhibit at SC State Museum

    Friday, July 11 2014 5:24 PM EDT2014-07-11 21:24:56 GMT
    New Civil War Art Exhibit will open Saturday, July 12 at the South Carolina State Museum.
    New Civil War Art Exhibit will open Saturday, July 12 at the South Carolina State Museum.
  • 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.
  • Monroe County arrests mother of drug-positive infant under new law

    Monroe County arrests mother of drug-positive infant under new law

    Monroe County deputies made their first arrest under a new state law Tuesday. They charged Mallory Loyola with assault after she gave birth to a baby who tested positive for drugs. 
    Monroe County deputies made their first arrest under a new state law Tuesday. They charged Mallory Loyola with assault after she gave birth to a baby who tested positive for drugs. 
  • ALERT: No swim advisory for Bird Key Park

    ALERT: No swim advisory for Bird Key Park

    Thursday, July 10 2014 4:27 PM EDT2014-07-10 20:27:47 GMT
    Sarasota County health officials have issued a "No Swim" advisory for Bird Key Park on the west side of the Ringling Causeway in Sarasota.
    Sarasota County health officials have issued a "No Swim" advisory for Bird Key Park on the west side of the Ringling Causeway in Sarasota.
  • '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.
  • No trial for man accused of burning Arcadia dog, Hope

    No trial for man accused of burning Arcadia dog, Hope

    Thursday, July 10 2014 3:55 PM EDT2014-07-10 19:55:36 GMT
    Leigh Sockalosky is Hope's new owner. Leigh Sockalosky is Hope's new owner.
    Remember Hope, the Arcadia dog who suffered burns on more than 70 percent of her body and won the hearts of many after she was set on fire? Her former owner, who is accused of dousing her shed with gasoline and setting her on fire, has been declared incompetent to stand trial.
    Remember Hope, the Arcadia dog who suffered burns on more than 70 percent of her body and won the hearts of many after she was set on fire? Her former owner, who is accused of dousing her shed with gasoline and setting her on fire, has been declared incompetent to stand trial.
  • Black bear lies down in hammock in Daytona Beach

    Black bear lies down in hammock in Daytona Beach

    Thursday, July 10 2014 3:37 PM EDT2014-07-10 19:37:11 GMT
    Courtesy Rafael TorresCourtesy Rafael Torres
    A black bear that wandered into a Daytona Beach neighborhood on Thursday apparently needed a rest.
    A black bear that wandered into a Daytona Beach neighborhood on Thursday apparently needed a rest.
  • 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.
  • Miami firefighters rescue dog stuck in burglar bars

    Miami firefighters rescue dog stuck in burglar bars

    Wednesday, July 9 2014 6:35 PM EDT2014-07-09 22:35:02 GMT
    Photo courtesy Miami-Dade Fire RescuePhoto courtesy Miami-Dade Fire Rescue
    No doubt, firefighters have rescued plenty of people and critters from unusual situations. On Wednesday, firefighters with Miami-Dade Fire Rescue helped a curious Dachshund who got himself stuck in between burglar bars.
    No doubt, firefighters have rescued plenty of people and critters from unusual situations. On Wednesday, firefighters with Miami-Dade Fire Rescue helped a curious Dachshund who got himself stuck in between burglar bars.
  • Woman Contracts Flesh-Eating Bacteria After Bike Accident

    Woman Contracts Flesh-Eating Bacteria After Bike Accident

    Wednesday, July 9 2014 5:36 PM EDT2014-07-09 21:36:06 GMT
    Photo of Kylie Marble (Credit: ABC News)Photo of Kylie Marble (Credit: ABC News)
    An everyday bike accident became a one-in-a-million disaster for a healthy 21-year-old woman. Kylie Marble and her mom talk to Dan Cassuto about the scary event.
    An everyday bike accident became a one-in-a-million disaster for a healthy 21-year-old woman. Kylie Marble and her mom talk to Dan Cassuto about the scary event.
  • 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.
  • Woman's body found under parked St. Pete car, run over night before

    Woman's body found under parked St. Pete car, run over night before

    Wednesday, July 9 2014 4:43 PM EDT2014-07-09 20:43:35 GMT
    Henrietta Regina Dickson was found dead under a car. Hillsborough Co. Jail booking photo from prior arrestHenrietta Regina Dickson was found dead under a car. Hillsborough Co. Jail booking photo from prior arrest
    St. Petersburg Police made a disturbing discovery underneath a car on Wednesday, the lifeless body of a transient who was accidentally run over the night before.
    St. Petersburg Police made a disturbing discovery underneath a car on Wednesday, the lifeless body of a woman who was accidentally run over the night before.
  • 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...
  • Don't use spray sunscreen on kids, says consumer group

    Don't use spray sunscreen on kids, says consumer group

    Wednesday, July 9 2014 3:05 PM EDT2014-07-09 19:05:40 GMT
    Consumer Reports is advising that spray sunscreens not be used on or near children until an FDA study is completed. The FDA announced in June that it was investigating the possible risks of spray sunscreen, according to Consumer Reports.
    Consumer Reports is advising that spray sunscreens not be used on or near children until an FDA study is completed. The FDA announced in June that it was investigating the possible risks of spray sunscreen, according to Consumer Reports.
  • 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 ...
  • Woman eats pet food for 1 month

    Woman eats pet food for 1 month

    Tuesday, July 8 2014 7:43 PM EDT2014-07-08 23:43:06 GMT
    Dorothy Hunter is eating pet food for one month. YouTube imageDorothy Hunter is eating pet food for one month. YouTube image
    Imagine a diet of only pet food.  One pet store owner is on a mission to let people know how nutritious pet food can be. or one month, she's put herself on a pet food diet.
    Imagine a diet of only pet food.  One pet store owner is on a mission to let people know how nutritious pet food can be. or one month, she's put herself on a pet food diet.
  • Venus the cat appears to have 2 faces

    Venus the cat appears to have 2 faces

    Tuesday, July 8 2014 4:38 PM EDT2014-07-08 20:38:02 GMT
    "Venus the Amazing Chimera Cat" appears to have two faces because of her distinct fur markings. Facebook photo"Venus the Amazing Chimera Cat" appears to have two faces because of her distinct fur markings. Facebook photo
    An adorable cat with humble beginnings on a North Carolina dairy farm has found fame on the internet. "Venus the Amazing Chimera Cat" appears to have two faces because of her distinct fur markings.
    An adorable cat with humble beginnings on a North Carolina dairy farm has found fame on the internet. "Venus the Amazing Chimera Cat" appears to have two faces because of her distinct fur markings.
  • 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.
  • VIRAL: 2-year-old amputee learns to walk, exclaims, 'I got it!'

    VIRAL: 2-year-old amputee learns to walk, exclaims, 'I got it!'

    Tuesday, July 8 2014 8:33 AM EDT2014-07-08 12:33:04 GMT
    Get your tissues ready: You're gonna need them after watching this short video of little Kayden Elijah Kinckle, a 2-year-old amputee who has totally, completely, got this walking thing down.
    Get your tissues ready: You're gonna need them after watching this short video of little Kayden Elijah Kinckle, a 2-year-old amputee who has totally, completely, got this walking thing down.
  • Sleeping Yankees fan sues TV announcers

    Sleeping Yankees fan sues TV announcers

    Tuesday, July 8 2014 7:30 AM EDT2014-07-08 11:30:27 GMT
    Photo: NBC New YorkPhoto: NBC New York
    A Yankees fan has filed a $10 million lawsuit against two ESPN announcers contending they mocked him when he was caught on national television sleeping in his seat during a game at Yankee Stadium.
    A Yankees fan has filed a $10 million lawsuit against two ESPN announcers contending they mocked him when he was caught on national television sleeping in his seat during a game at Yankee Stadium.
  • Poisonous Cottonmouth snake found in toilet

    Poisonous Cottonmouth snake found in toilet

    Tuesday, July 8 2014 6:17 AM EDT2014-07-08 10:17:10 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.
  • 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
  • 'Katharine' the great white shark in Sarasota waters

    'Katharine' the great white shark in Sarasota waters

    Monday, July 7 2014 3:38 PM EDT2014-07-07 19:38:19 GMT
    Photo: OCEARCH FacebookPhoto: OCEARCH Facebook
    A great white shark being tracked by scientists for nearly a year has made her way to Sarasota waters.
    A great white shark being tracked by scientists for nearly a year has made her way to Sarasota waters.
  • 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.

  • Burned Arcadia dog Hope healing, helping others

    Burned Arcadia dog Hope healing, helping others

    Thursday, July 3 2014 5:27 PM EDT2014-07-03 21:27:41 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.
  • 'No Swim' advisory issued for Nokomis Beach

    'No Swim' advisory issued for Nokomis Beach

    Thursday, July 3 2014 1:29 PM EDT2014-07-03 17:29:00 GMT
    Photo: scgov.netPhoto: scgov.net
    Sarasota County health officials have issued a "No Swim" advisory for Nokomis Beach due to elevated levels of enterococci (enteric) bacteria today, July 3.
    Sarasota County health officials have issued a "No Swim" advisory for Nokomis Beach due to elevated levels of enterococci (enteric) bacteria today, July 3.
  • Child abuse survivor who was chained to bed, starved dies

    Child abuse survivor who was chained to bed, starved dies

    Joshua Osborne, the teen who was starved and chained to his bed by his father and stepmother, has died at the age of 24.
    Joshua Osborne, the teen who was starved and chained to his bed by his father and stepmother, has died at the age of 24.
  • 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.
  • Bear rescued after head gets stuck in cookie jar

    Bear rescued after head gets stuck in cookie jar

    Wednesday, July 2 2014 12:13 PM EDT2014-07-02 16:13:06 GMT
    A frightened bear cub got its head stuck in an oversized cookie jar while rummaging through some trash and had to be rescued from a tree in New Jersey.Environmental Protection Department spokesman Larry Ragonese says the 6-month-old cub apparently found the animal crackers jar Friday night in Ringwood, near the New York border.As the 28-pound animal tried to eat what remained in the jar, he apparently pulled it over his head and it got stuck.The cub became spooked when approached and went up ...
    A frightened bear cub got its head stuck in an oversized cookie jar while rummaging through some trash and had to be rescued from a tree in New Jersey.Environmental Protection Department spokesman Larry Ragonese says the 6-month-old cub apparently found the animal crackers jar Friday night in Ringwood, near the New York border.As the 28-pound animal tried to eat what remained in the jar, he apparently pulled it over his head and it got stuck.The cub became spooked when approached and went up ...
  • 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.
  • Teenage hunter under fire for posing with dead animals on Facebook

    Teenage hunter under fire for posing with dead animals on Facebook

    Wednesday, July 2 2014 8:19 AM EDT2014-07-02 12:19:28 GMT
    Photo courtesy FacebookPhoto courtesy Facebook
    Kendall Jones is used to being the one behind the barrel, but now the Texas Tech University cheerleader is under fire for photos she’s posted of her hunting expeditions.
    Kendall Jones is used to being the one behind the barrel, but now the Texas Tech University cheerleader is under fire for photos she’s posted of her hunting expeditions.
  • 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.
  • VIRAL: 2-headed Tampa alligator

    VIRAL: 2-headed Tampa alligator

    Monday, June 30 2014 3:59 PM EDT2014-06-30 19:59:47 GMT
    Photo from Tumbler blog of Tampa artist Justin Alan Arnold.Photo from Tumbler blog of Tampa artist Justin Alan Arnold.
    An image of a 2-headed alligator is creating a buzz on the web and is raising eyebrows at the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission.
    An image of a 2-headed alligator is creating a buzz on the web and is raising eyebrows at the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission.
  • Police: Georgia mom also searched Internet on child deaths in cars

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

    Monday, June 30 2014 10:08 AM EDT2014-06-30 14:08:20 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.
  • 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.
  • Florida residents advised to be aware of mosquito borne illnesses

    Florida residents advised to be aware of mosquito borne illnesses

    Thursday, June 5 2014 8:11 PM EDT2014-06-06 00:11:44 GMT
    Three viral mosquito borne illnesses have been reported in Florida in recent weeks, and the Florida Department of Health is warning residents to take precaution.
    Three viral mosquito borne illnesses have been reported in Florida in recent weeks, and the Florida Department of Health is warning residents to take precaution.
  • 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
    CNN imageCNN image
    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.
  • All In Vain: Rejected Ohio License Plates

    All In Vain: Rejected Ohio License Plates

    Wednesday, May 21 2014 10:05 AM EDT2014-05-21 14:05:38 GMT
    Every day, the Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles sifts through eight to 1,500 personalized license plates. The board that oversees approving the plates has guidelines that are set up between the office and the ACLU.
    Every day, the Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles sifts through eight to 1,500 personalized license plates. The board that oversees approving the plates has guidelines that are set up between the office and the ACLU.
  • 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
  • Sleepwalking 10-year-old grabs keys and smashes into parked cars, police say

    Sleepwalking 10-year-old grabs keys and smashes into parked cars, police say

    Tuesday, April 8 2014 8:07 AM EDT2014-04-08 12:07:12 GMT
    A sleepwalking child is believed to be the person responsible for several damaged cars. Toledo police say the 10-year-old girl was asleep when she left the house in her parents car. The 10-year-old's
    A sleepwalking child is believed to be the person responsible for several damaged cars. Toledo police say the 10-year-old girl was asleep when she left the house in her parents car. The 10-year-old's
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  • 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.
  • Couple arrested for having sex on Cortez Beach in front of beachgoers

    Couple arrested for having sex on Cortez Beach in front of beachgoers

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 1:08 PM EDT2014-07-22 17:08:35 GMT
    Bradenton Beach police officers were dispatched to Cortez Beach after a few people called 911 and complained about a couple having sex publicly, right next to a little girl on the beach.
    Bradenton Beach police officers were dispatched to Cortez Beach after a few people called 911 and complained about a couple having sex publicly, right next to a little girl on the beach.
  • Local Contractor Sued Over School Construction

    Local Contractor Sued Over School Construction

    Thursday, July 24 2014 4:19 PM EDT2014-07-24 20:19:04 GMT
    When members of the Savannah-Chatham County School Board broke ground on a new Hesse K-8 school in May, the project was already clouded by controversy. Now it's the subject of a lawsuit.Four local contractors say contractor Rives-Worrell would have never been awarded the contract to build the new Hesse K-8 school if the contractor hadn't exploited their Minority-Women Business Enterprise, or MWBE status. In a suit filed in Superior Court Thursday, the four accuse Rives-Worrell of misappropria...
    When members of the Savannah-Chatham County School Board broke ground on a new Hesse K-8 school in May, the project was already clouded by controversy. Now it's the subject of a lawsuit.Four local contractors say contractor Rives-Worrell would have never been awarded the contract to build the new Hesse K-8 school if the contractor hadn't exploited their Minority-Women Business Enterprise, or MWBE status. In a suit filed in Superior Court Thursday, the four accuse Rives-Worrell of misappropria...
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