Local News
fire Fire Crews Battle Fire at Home in Downtown Charleston

CFD battling a fire at a home near Colonial Lake in downtown Charleston.

sc-school Police Respond to Shooting at Townville Elementary School in Anderson, SC

Police are responding to reports of a possible shooting at a South Carolina elementary school.

nchas-web City of North Charleston Launches Tourism Website

The City of North Charleston launched a new website dedicated strictly to attracting more tourists.

recycle-bin Expect to Pay More for Curbside Recycling in Berkeley County

Many in Berkeley County were shocked to see their bill go from $8 per quarter to $15 per month.

college-of-chas Second Fraternity Shut Down at College of Charleston

The National Administration conducted a review of the chapter earlier this year.

crash Crash Near Ashley River Bridge Sends One Person to Hospital

A white truck slammed into a pillar of the on-ramp heading onto the Ashley River Bridge.

National News
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The man killed in a weekend shooting at a Starbucks coffee shop in Las Vegas was a naturalized U.S. citizen from the country of Georgia, where he served in the military and learned not to back away from conflict, a lifelong friend said Wednesday.

michigan-campus-928 University of Michigan professors instructed to stick to ‘preferred pronouns’

The University of Michigan yesterday unveiled a new webpage that allows students to choose their preferred pronouns, including “they” and “ze.”

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The case of a 22-year-old man rescued at sea after clinging to a raft for a week took a dark turn Wednesday as it was revealed he was a suspect in his grandfather's unsolved murder.

8fce76f131624e01b57a4fea81c25a43 FBI head: Extremism apparent influence in Minnesota attack

FBI Director James Comey said Wednesday that the man who stabbed and wounded 10 people in a central Minnesota mall before he was shot and killed by an off-duty police officer appears to have been inspired, at least in part, by extremist ideology.

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A top Cuban diplomat is rejecting Donald Trump's threat to undo detente with Cuba unless the single-party government meets the Republican presidential candidate's demands.

World News
beb54479dba54b429107b632bdb46a36 Peru’s ex-spy chief guilty of disappearing students

Former Peruvian spy chief Vladimir Montesinos has been sentenced to 22 years in prison for "disappearing" a professor and two students in 1993.

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Israel's Shimon Peres was widely admired around the world as a peacemaker and visionary, but the view in the Arab world was more complex: Memories linger of another Peres, who built up Israel's military might, waged war in Lebanon and promoted policies seen as harmful to the Palestinians.

694940094001_5145320177001_Eric-Shawn-reports-Shimon-Peres Toasting life with Shimon Peres

"Dream, don't just study.

72f3b30040c1b131a50f6a7067009fb8 After scolding FIFA on ethics, English soccer stands accused

When lecturing FIFA on ethics, English soccer leaders look like the moral arbiters of the game.

ap_331699899243 Swiss voters approve ramping up surveillance power to fight terror

Swiss voters granted new powers Sunday to the country's intelligence services, allowing them to track internet activity, snoop on email and tap phones to better fight spies, criminal hackers and violent extremists.

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French President Francois Hollande says the European Union wants to keep working with Britain once it leaves the trade bloc, but only under "very well defined criteria." Speaking alongside German Chancellor Angela Merkel and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker on Wednesday, Hollande said neither the EU nor Britain would benefit from a "vague relationship." Merkel added that despite the Brexit decision, the remaining EU nations are "determined" to work on economic development within the bloc.