Local News
Local Firefighters to Honor Charleston 9 on Monday

Charleston Fire Department will honor 9 fallen firefighters lost during the Sofa Superstore fire.

Upstate Woman Officially Charged in Death of Baby in Diaper Box

The mother of a baby found dead in a diaper box in the upstate is now facing a murder charge.

After Rough Winter, Local Shrimpers Ready to Cast Their Nets

Buying a Lowcountry delicacy could soon become a little easier after a slow start to shrimp season.

Councilman Wants Charleston to Apologize for Slavery

Slavery ended 150 years ago and now a city councilman wants an official apology from the City of Charleston.

South Carolina unemployment rate drops to 4 percent in May

South Carolina’s unemployment rate dropped slightly last month as about 1,800 new jobs were created.

DNR Officials Warn Against feeding, Watering Manatees

The warning comes after manatees were recently seen swimming around Shem Creek in Mount Pleasant

National News
AP FACT CHECK: Trump misrepresents North Korea’s actions

President Donald Trump is falsely crediting his Singapore summit with the destruction of missile launch sites in North Korea.

The last Mafioso? ‘Cadillac Frank’ trial shows mob’s decline

Francis Salemme leaned forward in his chair and craned his neck to get a better look at the photo being shown to jurors.

Social media post of party brings thousands of revelers to Jersey Shore beach town, spurring fights

Beachgoers along the Jersey Shore were greeted with an unpleasant surprise on Saturday when a social media post about a party went viral and thousands of revelers showed up, leading to fights on the boardwalk.

Cartoonist claims he was fired after 25 years for making fun of Trump

A cartoonist who was terminated by his employer of 25 years on Thursday believes his provocative portrayals of President Donald Trump were the cause of his firing.

Missing 3-year-old girl found in Missouri cornfield with dog by her side

A 3-year-old girl was found safe on Friday after spending the night in a rural Missouri cornfield with her faithful Yorkshire terrier by her side.

Woman accused of spitting on Chicago police officer turns herself in

A 20-year-old woman accused of spitting on an off-duty police officer turned herself into Chicago Police Saturday, more than three weeks after an incident during a protest at City Hall.

World News
Mexico shakes with excitement over Germany World Cup win

Thousands of exuberant Mexican soccer fans took to the streets Sunday to cheer their national team's long-shot win against Germany in Mexico's first match of the 2018 World Cup soccer tournament.

Mexico’s World Cup goal against Germany may have triggered ‘artificial earthquake’

Mexico's FIFA World Cup goal that led its team to an upset win over Germany on Sunday triggered so much excitement that it may have caused what officials called an "artificial earthquake" in Mexico City.

Nazi flag photo from Afghanistan angers Australia’s prime minister

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has issued a statement condemning soldiers who flew a Nazi swastika flag above a military vehicle while on duty in Afghanistan in 2007, Voice of America reported Saturday.

95 percent of UK burglaries and robberies not solved, data suggest

Authorities in the United Kingdom have pledged to work harder at bringing criminals to justice after figures suggested that 95 percent of robberies and burglaries are not being solved.

Mexico beats defending champion Germany 1-0 at World Cup

Germany became the third defending champion in the last 16 years to lose its opening match at the World Cup, falling to Mexico 1-0 Sunday.

Russia’s World Cup headache: Keeping it safe, keeping it fun

When a taxi driver suddenly rammed into pedestrians near Red Square, despite intense security measures around Russian cities for the World Cup, fans and other visitors asked themselves: Are we safe?