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New photos from Horry Co. Sheriff’s Office van drowning incident released

New photos from the Horry County Sheriff's Office van drowning incident have been released by the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources.

‘We won’t stop’: Victim’s family in SC transport van case wants policy change

Allison and Charles Newton's lives forever changed on Sept. 18 when their mother, Wendy Newton, drowned in the back of an Horry County Sheriff's Office transport van.

Officers to be charged after 2 patients drowned in van

Charges are expected Friday against two South Carolina law enforcement officers who were transporting two mental patients who drowned while locked in the back of a van during Hurricane Florence.

SC lawmakers hold hearings into drowning of mental health patients during Florence

An attorney for the family of one of the two South Carolina mental health patients who drowned in the back of a police van says one door was blocked and the other was locked and the officers did not have keys.

Deputies fired after driving van into floodwaters, killing two

A South Carolina sheriff's office has fired two deputies who drove a transport van into floodwaters, resulting in the death of two mental-health patients.

Sheriff: Guard waved van around barricade before 2 drowned

South Carolina deputies — after being waved through by National Guardsmen — drove a transport van around a barricade blocking a flooded road shortly before two mental patients drowned inside, authorities said Thursday.

Shallotte woman killed when Horry Co. transport van caught in flood

Two mental health patients have been killed after the HCSO transport van they were in was overcome with flood waters, according to an Horry County official in South Carolina.

White SC restaurant manager charged with enslaving black cook

A white Conway restaurant manager in has been charged with enslaving a black buffet cook for at least five years, according to a federal indictment unsealed this week.

Horry County Sheriff suggests establishing night court to help with jail crowding

The Horry County Sheriff has floated the idea of establishing night court to alleviate crowding at the jail.

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District attorney addresses suspect’s release from jail before police standoff

The man involved in a nearly 10-hour standoff with police Monday morning had been arrested and released from jail just hours earlier. Now the district attorney is explaining why that happened.

Save Our Hospital, Inc. takes final shot against NHRMC sale

Less than a week before county commissioners are expected to vote on a final agreement between New Hanover County and Novant Health to sell New Hanover Regional Medical Center, one local non-profit is aiming to delay the process until certain documents are made public.

Tillis, Cunningham spar over vacant SCOTUS seat and police reform in second Senate debate

Sen. Thom Tillis (R) and Democratic challenger Cal Cunningham took part in the second North Carolina Senate race debate on Tuesday, September 22 in Raleigh.

President Donald Trump bans offshore drilling in North Carolina through 2032

For the past several years, many people along our coast have been concerned about the possibility of oil drilling just offshore.