Local News
Man Identified Who Drowned in Congaree River

After attempting to swim across the Congaree River, a man was found dead and his name has been released.

Man Arrested After Killing a Woman in North Charleston

After days of hiding, Lavar Walker was arrested Thursday evening downtown Charleston due to his murder of a 33-year-old woman earlier this week.

Safety Tips for Pedestrians

The weather is hot outside and pedestrians are filling up the sidewalks. Here are some helpful ways for pedestrians to stay safe and avoid tragedies.

Project Cool Breeze Cooling Down the Lowcountry

For nearly 20 years, Project Cool Breeze has been helping senior citizens stay cool as summer temperatures rise.

Thousands Without Power After Folly Beach Car Crash

Folly Road car crash leads to a trip to the hospital and thousands without power.

Boeing Expected to Layoff Employees

Boeing South Carolina in North Charleston announced plan to lay off employees.

National News
On the move: Large Idaho sequoia tree finds new home

A sequoia tree with a history rooted in conservation is standing in the way of progress.

200 people displaced after fire ravages DC apartment building

Residents of a northwest D.C. apartment building jumped from windows to escape a three-alarm fire early Saturday morning.

Gay pride parades sound a note of resistance – and face some

Gay pride parades Sunday in New York, San Francisco and other cities are spotlighting resistance to what participants see as new pressure on gay rights, while contending with the prospect of protests over the events' own diversity and direction.

Lawsuits: Officer used excessive force in several cases

Eight brutality lawsuits settled over the past 10 months paint a disturbing picture of a former Connecticut police officer accused of beating people while they were handcuffed and ordering his police dog to attack others who were not resisting arrest.

Air bag maker Takata bankruptcy expected Monday in Japan, US

Drowning in a sea of lawsuits and recall costs, Japanese air bag maker Takata Corp. is expected to seek bankruptcy protection in Tokyo and the United States early Monday.

Options for Supreme Court on Trump travel ban

The Supreme Court is expected to decide within days whether the Trump administration can enforce a ban on visitors to the U.S. from six mostly Muslim countries.

World News
In about face, Israel freezes Western Wall mixed prayer plan

An Israeli official says the government has frozen a long-overdue plan to open a mixed-gender prayer area at Jerusalem's Western Wall.

The Latest: Toll from Pakistan tanker fire climbs to 153

The Latest on an oil tanker fire in Pakistan that killed more than 140 people (all times local): 2:30 p.m.

Rebels kill 1 Indian soldier, wound 3 in Kashmir

Indian security forces have put an outskirt of Srinagar, the main city in Indian-controlled Kashmir, under security lockdown as they battle rebels who have taken shelter in a school building after killing one paramilitary officer and wounding another soldier.

Cable car crashes in tourist resort in Kashmir, killing 7

Police say four Indian tourists and a local resident died when a cable car came crashing down from a height of at least 30 meters (100 feet) after derailing from a pulley in the tourist resort of Gulmarg in the Indian portion of Kashmir.

Thousands protest against Belgian nuclear reactors

Thousands of protesters are demanding that Belgium immediately shut down two nuclear reactors because of safety concerns.

Italy holds mayoral runoffs after populists are eliminated

Italian towns are holding mayoral runoffs after the first round of voting eliminated populist candidates in all the big cities up for grabs.