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Former SC college police officer charged with sexual battery against minors

South Carolina Law Enforcement Division authorities arrested a former law enforcement officer with the Winthrop University Police Department on Oct. 16 on a charge of committing sexual battery against minors.

Pandemic air travel milestone; 1 million passengers screened

The number of passengers screened for flights in the U.S. topped one million in a day for the first time since the coronavirus pandemic outbreak last March, but it’s still about 60% fewer air travelers than this time last year.

Rare white sea turtle found on South Carolina beach

Volunteers checking sea turtle nests on a South Carolina beach came upon a rare sight: a white sea turtle hatchling crawling across the sand.

Bitty and Beau’s Coffee to open location in Washington DC

Bitty and Beau's Coffee Shop is heading to the nation's capital.

Dr. Fauci: Rethink usual plans for Thanksgiving

The nation's leading infectious disease expert, Dr. Anthony Fauci, is urging caution around Thanksgiving gatherings, warning they could potentially cause spikes in positive cases of the coronavirus.

US jobless claims rise to 898,000 with layoffs still high

The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits rose last week to 898,000, a historically high number that is evidence that layoffs remain a hindrance to the economy’s recovery from the pandemic recession that erupted seven months ago.

South Carolina squirrel predicts winner of presidential race

A squirrel in North Charleston made his own prediction about the 2020 presidential race Tuesday.

North Myrtle Beach mother on trial for deaths of 2 babies says she blacked out

A South Carolina mother on trial for placing two of her newborns in trash bags and throwing them away about a year apart told investigators she blacked out from the pain of delivering the second child alone.

SC law school dean accidentally reveals who failed bar exam

The dean of South Carolina’s largest law school is apologizing for forwarding an email that contained the names of students who failed the exam to become a lawyer and the confidential bar exam grades of every student.

North Carolina family describes close call with tornado

A drive home turned dangerous for a North Carolina family over the weekend.

SC sends $43M in Plexiglass, masks to school; promises more

South Carolina’s education superintendent says she's sent $43 million of protective equipment to more than 1,300 schools in the state.

Missing University of South Carolina student found dead near quarry

Officials say a University of South Carolina student who went missing over the weekend has been found dead near a quarry after a two-day search.

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Traffic backing up on River Road as firefighters work

WILMINGTON (WWAY) -- Multiple fire departments are currently responding to a fire on River Road near the Snow's Cut Bridge leading towards Carolina Beach. According...

Meet Tabitha “Too Shoes”: a two-legged dog with a big heart

She may be small, she may be different, but that doesn't stop her from encouraging people to vote.

President Donald Trump delivers remarks at Robeson County Fairgrounds

This comes shortly after Trump declared his support for a bill that would federally recognize the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina.

Health department issues order banning church’s in-person events after COVID-19 outbreak

Mecklenburg County leaders have issued an order barring the church from holding in-person gatherings for the next two weeks.