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  • BREAKING: Victims Identified in Conway Murder

    BREAKING: Victims Identified in Conway Murder

    Saturday, August 18 2018 10:50 PM EDT2018-08-19 02:50:56 GMT
    Source: Ian Klein/WMBF NewsSource: Ian Klein/WMBF News

    CONWAY, SC (WMBF) — Horry County Police are investigating Saturday after two individuals were found dead in a Conway home.  According to Capt. John Harrelson with the HCPD the bodies were found in a home on the 4000 block of Highway 19 in Conway. Details are extremely limited at this time. WMBF will continue to provide more information as it comes available. Copyright 2018 WMBF News. All rights reserved. 

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    CONWAY, SC (WMBF) — Horry County Police are investigating Saturday after two individuals were found dead in a Conway home.  According to Capt. John Harrelson with the HCPD the bodies were found in a home on the 4000 block of Highway 19 in Conway. Details are extremely limited at this time. WMBF will continue to provide more information as it comes available. Copyright 2018 WMBF News. All rights reserved. 

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  • UPDATE: Police investigating body found Saturday morning in Socastee

    UPDATE: Police investigating body found Saturday morning in Socastee

    Saturday, August 18 2018 6:24 PM EDT2018-08-18 22:24:45 GMT
    Source: Ian Klein/WMBFSource: Ian Klein/WMBF

    HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) — Horry County Police are investigating Saturday after a body was found off Peachtree Road in Socastee. According to Capt. John Harrelson with the Horry County Police Department, investigators are still working to determine the exact cause of death.  WMBF will continue to follow this developing story and will pass along more information as it becomes available. Copyright 2018 WMBF News. All rights reserved.

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    HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) — Horry County Police are investigating Saturday after a body was found off Peachtree Road in Socastee. According to Capt. John Harrelson with the Horry County Police Department, investigators are still working to determine the exact cause of death.  WMBF will continue to follow this developing story and will pass along more information as it becomes available. Copyright 2018 WMBF News. All rights reserved.

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  • Mother arrested after child allegedly tests positive for heroin

    Mother arrested after child allegedly tests positive for heroin

    Saturday, August 18 2018 3:46 PM EDT2018-08-18 19:46:14 GMT
    Source: J Reuben Long Detention CenterSource: J Reuben Long Detention Center

    HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) — Reports released Friday provide additional details surrounding the circumstances leading to one Murrells Inlet mother's arrest.  Brooke Stellers, 23, was arrested on Thursday, August 16 and charged with unlawful neglect of a child. According to the police report, a Department of Social Services employee informed Horry County Police that a 2-year-old child tested positive for heroine/crack. Social services then took custody of the ch...

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    HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) — Reports released Friday provide additional details surrounding the circumstances leading to one Murrells Inlet mother's arrest.  Brooke Stellers, 23, was arrested on Thursday, August 16 and charged with unlawful neglect of a child. According to the police report, a Department of Social Services employee informed Horry County Police that a 2-year-old child tested positive for heroine/crack. Social services then took custody of the ch...

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  • Horry County Police Chief speaks on recent crime spree

    Horry County Police Chief speaks on recent crime spree

    Saturday, August 18 2018 1:36 PM EDT2018-08-18 17:36:13 GMT
    (Source: WMBF News)(Source: WMBF News)

    HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) — An interstate crime spree that has impacted the Grand Strand has left investigators still piecing together remaining information Saturday. Horry County Police Chief Joe Hill took to Facebook Saturday to issue a message to all citizens and visitors of Horry County.  Horry County Police Department Federal agencies have combined forces on this investigation according to the post. WMBF will continue to monitor this developing story and pass alon...

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    HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) — An interstate crime spree that has impacted the Grand Strand has left investigators still piecing together remaining information Saturday. Horry County Police Chief Joe Hill took to Facebook Saturday to issue a message to all citizens and visitors of Horry County.  Horry County Police Department Federal agencies have combined forces on this investigation according to the post. WMBF will continue to monitor this developing story and pass alon...

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  • Police searching for alleged Surfside armed robber

    Police searching for alleged Surfside armed robber

    Saturday, August 18 2018 10:13 AM EDT2018-08-18 14:13:10 GMT
    Source: Horry County Police DepartmentSource: Horry County Police Department
    Source: Horry County Police DepartmentSource: Horry County Police Department
    HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) — Police are asking for the public's assistance Saturday in the search for an armed robbery suspect.  Horry County Police Department If you have any information about the identity of this suspect please call 843-915-TIPS or email police at crimetips@horrycounty.org. Copyright 2018 WMBF News. All rights reserved.More >>
    HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) — Police are asking for the public's assistance Saturday in the search for an armed robbery suspect.  Horry County Police Department If you have any information about the identity of this suspect please call 843-915-TIPS or email police at crimetips@horrycounty.org. Copyright 2018 WMBF News. All rights reserved.More >>
  • Police investigating after one sent to hospital overnight with gunshot wound

    Police investigating after one sent to hospital overnight with gunshot wound

    Saturday, August 18 2018 9:48 AM EDT2018-08-18 13:48:07 GMT
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)
    LONGS, SC (WMBF) — A victim is still recovering Saturday after being brought to the hospital overnight following shooting. Horry County Police are still investigating the circumstances surrounding the incident that sent one to the hospital. According to Cpt. John Harrelson the victim was picked up by authorities near the Speedway in Longs. WMBF will continue to follow this developing story and pass along any new information as it comes available.  Copyright 2018 WMBF New...More >>
    LONGS, SC (WMBF) — A victim is still recovering Saturday after being brought to the hospital overnight following shooting. Horry County Police are still investigating the circumstances surrounding the incident that sent one to the hospital. According to Cpt. John Harrelson the victim was picked up by authorities near the Speedway in Longs. WMBF will continue to follow this developing story and pass along any new information as it comes available.  Copyright 2018 WMBF New...More >>
  • "They were soulmates" In laws of victim killed in Food Lion parking lot speak out

    "They were soulmates" In laws of victim killed in Food Lion parking lot speak out

    Saturday, August 18 2018 9:31 AM EDT2018-08-18 13:31:13 GMT
    57 year old Jerry Celentano57 year old Jerry Celentano
    57 year old Jerry Celentano57 year old Jerry Celentano

    The victim of the fatal carjacking, 57 year old Gerard Celentano is loved and will be missed by many. 

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    The victim of the fatal carjacking, 57 year old Gerard Celentano is loved and will be missed by many. 

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  • Boy, 8, saves little brother from pit bull attack

    Boy, 8, saves little brother from pit bull attack

    Sunday, August 19 2018 3:00 AM EDT2018-08-19 07:00:40 GMT
    Sacha Pchelenkov, 8, protected his younger brother from two pit bulls, making sure the toddler wasn't injured. (Source: WBBM/CNN)Sacha Pchelenkov, 8, protected his younger brother from two pit bulls, making sure the toddler wasn't injured. (Source: WBBM/CNN)

    Police said the dogs’ owner was given two citations, and they’ll be talking with prosecutors to see if charges are warranted in the case.

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    Police said the dogs’ owner was given two citations, and they’ll be talking with prosecutors to see if charges are warranted in the case.

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  • Italy's leader demands safe roads; bridge toll rises to 43

    Italy's leader demands safe roads; bridge toll rises to 43

    Saturday, August 18 2018 4:10 AM EDT2018-08-18 08:10:33 GMT
    Sunday, August 19 2018 2:01 AM EDT2018-08-19 06:01:54 GMT
    (Luca Zennaro/ANSA via AP). Firefighters remove debris of the collapsed Morandi highway bridge in Genoa, Italy, Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018. Italian authorities have lowered the death to 38 from 39 in the collapse of a highway bridge in Genoa. Genoa Prefec...(Luca Zennaro/ANSA via AP). Firefighters remove debris of the collapsed Morandi highway bridge in Genoa, Italy, Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018. Italian authorities have lowered the death to 38 from 39 in the collapse of a highway bridge in Genoa. Genoa Prefec...

    Italian media say three more bodies have been found in the rubble of the Genoa bridge collapse, raising the death toll to 41.

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    Italian media say three more bodies have been found in the rubble of the Genoa bridge collapse, raising the death toll to 41.

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  • Former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan dies at age 80

    Former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan dies at age 80

    Saturday, August 18 2018 6:00 AM EDT2018-08-18 10:00:29 GMT
    Sunday, August 19 2018 2:01 AM EDT2018-08-19 06:01:36 GMT
    Former U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan has died at the age of 80. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)Former U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan has died at the age of 80. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

    Kofi Annan, one of the world's most celebrated diplomats and a charismatic symbol of the United Nations who rose through its ranks to become the first black African secretary-general, has died.

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    Kofi Annan, one of the world's most celebrated diplomats and a charismatic symbol of the United Nations who rose through its ranks to become the first black African secretary-general, has died.

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  • Aretha Franklin's funeral set for Aug. 31 in Detroit

    Aretha Franklin's funeral set for Aug. 31 in Detroit

    Friday, August 17 2018 4:27 PM EDT2018-08-17 20:27:23 GMT
    Saturday, August 18 2018 10:46 PM EDT2018-08-19 02:46:44 GMT
    (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File). FILE - In this Feb. 5, 2006 file photo, Aretha Franklin and Dr. John, background on piano, perform the national anthem before the Super Bowl XL football game in Detroit. Franklin died Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018 at her home...(AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File). FILE - In this Feb. 5, 2006 file photo, Aretha Franklin and Dr. John, background on piano, perform the national anthem before the Super Bowl XL football game in Detroit. Franklin died Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018 at her home...
    Aretha Franklin's funeral will be held Aug. 30 in her hometown of Detroit.More >>
    Aretha Franklin's funeral will be held Aug. 30 in her hometown of Detroit.More >>
  • US approves new generic competitor to EpiPen

    US approves new generic competitor to EpiPen

    Thursday, August 16 2018 3:47 PM EDT2018-08-16 19:47:00 GMT
    Saturday, August 18 2018 8:11 PM EDT2018-08-19 00:11:34 GMT
    The new generic version will be sold by Teva Pharmaceuticals. (Source: AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)The new generic version will be sold by Teva Pharmaceuticals. (Source: AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)

    US officials approves new generic competitor for emergency allergy medication EpiPen.

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    US officials approves new generic competitor for emergency allergy medication EpiPen.

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  • Officials investigate cause of death for Colorado mom, kids

    Officials investigate cause of death for Colorado mom, kids

    Friday, August 17 2018 2:14 AM EDT2018-08-17 06:14:36 GMT
    Saturday, August 18 2018 5:51 PM EDT2018-08-18 21:51:40 GMT
    (The Colorado Bureau of Investigation via AP). This photo combo of images provided by The Colorado Bureau of Investigation shows, from left, Bella Watts, Celeste Watts and Shanann Watts.  The Frederick Police Department said Chris Watts was taken into ...(The Colorado Bureau of Investigation via AP). This photo combo of images provided by The Colorado Bureau of Investigation shows, from left, Bella Watts, Celeste Watts and Shanann Watts. The Frederick Police Department said Chris Watts was taken into ...

    Shanann Watts' Facebook page painted a portrait of a happy married life - of a woman dedicated to her husband and their two young children.

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    Shanann Watts' Facebook page painted a portrait of a happy married life - of a woman dedicated to her husband and their two young children.

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  • Manafort judge says he fears for jurors' safety

    Manafort judge says he fears for jurors' safety

    Saturday, August 18 2018 1:25 AM EDT2018-08-18 05:25:24 GMT
    Saturday, August 18 2018 9:37 AM EDT2018-08-18 13:37:10 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). Federal court is seen as the second day of jury deliberations begin in the trial of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort, in Alexandria, Va., Friday, Aug. 17, 2018.(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). Federal court is seen as the second day of jury deliberations begin in the trial of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort, in Alexandria, Va., Friday, Aug. 17, 2018.

    The judge in former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort's fraud trial is refusing to release the names of jurors.

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    The judge in former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort's fraud trial is refusing to release the names of jurors.

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  • Tucker automobiles, famed for innovation and scandal, will get a day in the sun

    Tucker automobiles, famed for innovation and scandal, will get a day in the sun

    Aug 18, 2018 08:30 AM2018-08-18 12:30:00 GMT

    Rare car enthusiasts and history buffs will soon gather out west to get an up-close glimpse of a fabled noble failure of the auto industry.

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    Rare car enthusiasts and history buffs will soon gather out west to get an up-close glimpse of a fabled noble failure of the auto industry.

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  • College students subdue man who stole cop car and hijacked bus, CA police say

    College students subdue man who stole cop car and hijacked bus, CA police say

    Saturday, August 18 2018 4:26 AM EDT2018-08-18 08:26:04 GMT

    A man in Sacramento is accused of using a stolen police car to steal a bus from a university campus.

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    A man in Sacramento is accused of using a stolen police car to steal a bus from a university campus.

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  • Shooting injures 2 at FL high school football game

    Shooting injures 2 at FL high school football game

    Saturday, August 18 2018 3:04 AM EDT2018-08-18 07:04:34 GMT

    The shooting happened at Palm Beach Central High School, whose football team was playing William T. Dwyer High School.

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    The shooting happened at Palm Beach Central High School, whose football team was playing William T. Dwyer High School.

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  • ESPN will not play national anthem before Monday night games, its president says

    ESPN will not play national anthem before Monday night games, its president says

    Friday, August 17 2018 10:44 PM EDT2018-08-18 02:44:58 GMT

    ESPN President Jimmy Pitaro said “we generally have not broadcasted the anthem” and that was unlikely to change this year.

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    ESPN President Jimmy Pitaro said “we generally have not broadcasted the anthem” and that was unlikely to change this year.

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  • Tammy Moorer trial to go forward, motion to dismiss rejected

    Tammy Moorer trial to go forward, motion to dismiss rejected

    Friday, August 17 2018 10:01 PM EDT2018-08-18 02:01:41 GMT
    Tammy Moorer. (Source: JRLDC)Tammy Moorer. (Source: JRLDC)

    A judge has dismissed several motions filed by Tammy Moorer’s attorney ahead of her upcoming trial for kidnapping and conspiracy to commit kidnapping. She’s set to go before a judge and jury for the first time for her alleged involvement in Heather Elvis’s disappearance. The Socastee woman went missing in December 2013.  Tammy is scheduled to go to trial the week of October 8, 2018.  According to an order filed this week, Tammy’s attorney had ...

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    A judge has dismissed several motions filed by Tammy Moorer’s attorney ahead of her upcoming trial for kidnapping and conspiracy to commit kidnapping. She’s set to go before a judge and jury for the first time for her alleged involvement in Heather Elvis’s disappearance. The Socastee woman went missing in December 2013.  Tammy is scheduled to go to trial the week of October 8, 2018.  According to an order filed this week, Tammy’s attorney had ...

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  • Construction for Charlie's Place, Boys and Girls Club expected to start soon

    Construction for Charlie's Place, Boys and Girls Club expected to start soon

    Friday, August 17 2018 8:24 PM EDT2018-08-18 00:24:28 GMT
    The city says work for phase one is expected to start next week (Source: Marissa Tansino).The city says work for phase one is expected to start next week (Source: Marissa Tansino).

    Two new projects are coming to the Carver Street area. The new Boys and Girls Club between Carver Street and Dunbar Street and Charlie's Place construction is set to begin next week, according to city officials. "It's finally coming to be,” said Cookie Canty Goings about the improvements long awaited for in Charlie’s Place, "It has been a long time coming."

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    Two new projects are coming to the Carver Street area. The new Boys and Girls Club between Carver Street and Dunbar Street and Charlie's Place construction is set to begin next week, according to city officials. "It's finally coming to be,” said Cookie Canty Goings about the improvements long awaited for in Charlie’s Place, "It has been a long time coming."

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  • White House called toxins contamination 'PR nightmare'

    White House called toxins contamination 'PR nightmare'

    Monday, August 13 2018 1:38 AM EDT2018-08-13 05:38:00 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 8:00 PM EDT2018-08-18 00:00:48 GMT
    Officials are demanding that the EPA act quickly to clean up local water systems testing positive for dangerous levels of PFAS. (Source: Raycom Media)Officials are demanding that the EPA act quickly to clean up local water systems testing positive for dangerous levels of PFAS. (Source: Raycom Media)

    Officials are demanding that the EPA act quickly to clean up local water systems testing positive for dangerous levels of chemicals used in nonstick cookware, fast-food wrappers and much more.

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    Officials are demanding that the EPA act quickly to clean up local water systems testing positive for dangerous levels of chemicals used in nonstick cookware, fast-food wrappers and much more.

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  • Girl who pushed friend 60 feet off a bridge charged with reckless endangerment

    Girl who pushed friend 60 feet off a bridge charged with reckless endangerment

    Friday, August 17 2018 7:49 PM EDT2018-08-17 23:49:28 GMT

    The girl who was pushed, Jordan Holgerson, suffered broken ribs and punctured lungs in the fall, but is recovering.

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    The girl who was pushed, Jordan Holgerson, suffered broken ribs and punctured lungs in the fall, but is recovering.

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  • 92 people evicted after Florence motel shut down, deemed unsafe

    92 people evicted after Florence motel shut down, deemed unsafe

    Friday, August 17 2018 7:49 PM EDT2018-08-17 23:49:25 GMT
    Florence Lodge on South Irby Street. (Source: WMBF News)Florence Lodge on South Irby Street. (Source: WMBF News)
    Florence Lodge on South Irby Street. (Source: WMBF News)Florence Lodge on South Irby Street. (Source: WMBF News)

    FLORENCE, SC (WMBF) - The Florence Lodge on South Irby Street was shut down following an inspection deeming it unsafe. Fire officials discovered a number of hazardous conditions potentially dangerous to occupants.

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    FLORENCE, SC (WMBF) - The Florence Lodge on South Irby Street was shut down following an inspection deeming it unsafe. Fire officials discovered a number of hazardous conditions potentially dangerous to occupants.

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  • 'This is animal abuse': Woman charged after 'intentionally' starving ex's dog

    'This is animal abuse': Woman charged after 'intentionally' starving ex's dog

    Friday, August 17 2018 7:38 PM EDT2018-08-17 23:38:06 GMT

    Champ, a Rottweiler-mastiff mix, should weigh 110 pounds. He's 50 pounds and remains in critical condition.

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    Champ, a Rottweiler-mastiff mix, should weigh 110 pounds. He's 50 pounds and remains in critical condition.

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  • Restaurant Scorecard: Flies and mildew in some kitchens

    Restaurant Scorecard: Flies and mildew in some kitchens

    Friday, August 17 2018 6:49 PM EDT2018-08-17 22:49:02 GMT
    Source: WMBF NewsSource: WMBF News
    Source: WMBF NewsSource: WMBF News

    Flies in kitchens, even on food in one spot.  Slime and mildew at another spot. We've got your dining details covered in this week's restaurant scorecard. The Noizy Oyster is at 101 South Kings Highway in Myrtle Beach.  It's known for casual seafood. State inspectors gave it a 72 out of 100, recently, taking off points for flies observed throughout the facility.  The owner told us their efforts to recycle oysters outback brings the flies.  He says Orkin was ther...

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    Flies in kitchens, even on food in one spot.  Slime and mildew at another spot. We've got your dining details covered in this week's restaurant scorecard. The Noizy Oyster is at 101 South Kings Highway in Myrtle Beach.  It's known for casual seafood. State inspectors gave it a 72 out of 100, recently, taking off points for flies observed throughout the facility.  The owner told us their efforts to recycle oysters outback brings the flies.  He says Orkin was ther...

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  • CDC: Drug overdose deaths up 6.6 percent nationwide

    CDC: Drug overdose deaths up 6.6 percent nationwide

    Friday, August 17 2018 6:21 PM EDT2018-08-17 22:21:30 GMT
    Opioids were responsible for almost 50,000 deaths last year according to the CDC. Source: WMBF News.Opioids were responsible for almost 50,000 deaths last year according to the CDC. Source: WMBF News.
    Opioids were responsible for almost 50,000 deaths last year according to the CDC. Source: WMBF News.Opioids were responsible for almost 50,000 deaths last year according to the CDC. Source: WMBF News.

    New data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reveal how bad the drug problem has become in the USA. Drug overdoses killed more than 72,000 Americans in 2017, according to the CDC.

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    New data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reveal how bad the drug problem has become in the USA. Drug overdoses killed more than 72,000 Americans in 2017, according to the CDC.

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  • Manafort judge says he's received threats, won't name jurors

    Manafort judge says he's received threats, won't name jurors

    Friday, August 17 2018 12:38 AM EDT2018-08-17 04:38:45 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 6:21 PM EDT2018-08-17 22:21:04 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). Television cameras are set up outside of federal court as jury deliberations are set to begin in the trial of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort, in Alexandria, Va., Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018.(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). Television cameras are set up outside of federal court as jury deliberations are set to begin in the trial of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort, in Alexandria, Va., Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018.

    The jury in the fraud trial of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort has ended its first day of deliberations.

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    The jury in the fraud trial of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort has ended its first day of deliberations.

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  • Police: Man wanted for questioning in alleged theft

    Police: Man wanted for questioning in alleged theft

    Friday, August 17 2018 6:14 PM EDT2018-08-17 22:14:12 GMT
    Source: City of Florence Police DepartmentSource: City of Florence Police Department
    Source: City of Florence Police DepartmentSource: City of Florence Police Department
    FLORENCE, SC (WMBF) — Police are asking for the public's help in identifying a man that is accused of shoplifting from the Walmart on 2014 South Irby Street in mid-July.  The man, pictured below, is wanted for questioning by the Florence City Police Department.  If you have any information about the suspect or his whereabouts you are asked to contact the Florence Police Department at 843-665-3191. Copyright 2018 WMBF News. All rights reserved. More >>
    FLORENCE, SC (WMBF) — Police are asking for the public's help in identifying a man that is accused of shoplifting from the Walmart on 2014 South Irby Street in mid-July.  The man, pictured below, is wanted for questioning by the Florence City Police Department.  If you have any information about the suspect or his whereabouts you are asked to contact the Florence Police Department at 843-665-3191. Copyright 2018 WMBF News. All rights reserved. More >>
  • Florida girl denied school lunch over 15 cents, mother says

    Florida girl denied school lunch over 15 cents, mother says

    Friday, August 17 2018 5:40 PM EDT2018-08-17 21:40:45 GMT

    The lunchroom cashier took the lunch away when the girl came up short on funds.

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    The lunchroom cashier took the lunch away when the girl came up short on funds.

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  • HCPD: Three crimes connected in spree; possibly more

    HCPD: Three crimes connected in spree; possibly more

    Friday, August 17 2018 5:35 PM EDT2018-08-17 21:35:13 GMT
    Source: Horry County PoliceSource: Horry County Police

    HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) — A clearer picture is beginning to emerge Friday after a duo led aurthorities on a crime spree Thursday in Horry County. According to Cpt. John Harrelson with the HCPD, three crimes are assumed to be connected as a result of the spree with one more still being investigated.  Police reports released Friday provide more information about what happened in the three incidents. One man was found dead in the parking lot of the Food Lion i...

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    HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) — A clearer picture is beginning to emerge Friday after a duo led aurthorities on a crime spree Thursday in Horry County. According to Cpt. John Harrelson with the HCPD, three crimes are assumed to be connected as a result of the spree with one more still being investigated.  Police reports released Friday provide more information about what happened in the three incidents. One man was found dead in the parking lot of the Food Lion i...

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  • Man arrested following overnight drug investigation

    Man arrested following overnight drug investigation

    Friday, August 17 2018 5:11 PM EDT2018-08-17 21:11:48 GMT
    Source: Darlington County Sheriff's OfficeSource: Darlington County Sheriff's Office
    Source: Darlington County Sheriff's OfficeSource: Darlington County Sheriff's Office
    HARTSVILLE, SC (WMBF) — One man is behind bars Friday after an overnight drug investigation in the Pine Ridge Community in Darlington County. Police say Curtis Michael Dixon, 27, has been charged with possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine, possession of a controlled substance, schedule II, and simple possession of marijuana. Dixon as already under probation.  Police reportedly found Dixon outside of a convenience store in the 2800 block of W....More >>
    HARTSVILLE, SC (WMBF) — One man is behind bars Friday after an overnight drug investigation in the Pine Ridge Community in Darlington County. Police say Curtis Michael Dixon, 27, has been charged with possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine, possession of a controlled substance, schedule II, and simple possession of marijuana. Dixon as already under probation.  Police reportedly found Dixon outside of a convenience store in the 2800 block of W....More >>
  • FIRST ALERT: Weekend storm chances

    FIRST ALERT: Weekend storm chances

    Friday, August 17 2018 4:23 PM EDT2018-08-17 20:23:17 GMT
    Saturday evening Future RadarSaturday evening Future Radar
    Saturday rain chancesSaturday rain chances
    MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) - A weak cold front combined with high humidity will bring increasing chances of showers and thunderstorms through the weekend.  This evening will be warm and muggy for the kick off of high school football.  Temperatures will slowly drop out of the 80s and into the middle and upper 70s through the night.  Most areas will remain dry, but a stray shower or storm may develop in a few spots across the Pee Dee late this evening.  Saturday will ...More >>
    MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) - A weak cold front combined with high humidity will bring increasing chances of showers and thunderstorms through the weekend.  This evening will be warm and muggy for the kick off of high school football.  Temperatures will slowly drop out of the 80s and into the middle and upper 70s through the night.  Most areas will remain dry, but a stray shower or storm may develop in a few spots across the Pee Dee late this evening.  Saturday will ...More >>
  • Police searching for alleged shoplifter

    Police searching for alleged shoplifter

    Friday, August 17 2018 3:09 PM EDT2018-08-17 19:09:21 GMT
    Source: City of Florence PoliceSource: City of Florence Police
    Source: City of Florence PoliceSource: City of Florence Police
    FLORENCE, SC (WMBF) - The City of Florence Police Department is still searching for an individual accused of shoplifting from a Walmart in mid-July.  Authorities say the man pictured is stole lawn care equipment from the Walmart on 320 North Beltline Drive. If you have any information regarding the individuals whereabouts you are asked to call the Florence Police Department at 843-665-3191. Copyright 2018 WMBF News. All rights reserved. More >>
    FLORENCE, SC (WMBF) - The City of Florence Police Department is still searching for an individual accused of shoplifting from a Walmart in mid-July.  Authorities say the man pictured is stole lawn care equipment from the Walmart on 320 North Beltline Drive. If you have any information regarding the individuals whereabouts you are asked to call the Florence Police Department at 843-665-3191. Copyright 2018 WMBF News. All rights reserved. More >>
  • Police need your help in theft investigation

    Police need your help in theft investigation

    Friday, August 17 2018 1:56 PM EDT2018-08-17 17:56:28 GMT
    A person is wanted for questioning in reference to a theft from a vehicle in the 1200 block of Gregg Avenue on August 3 (Source: Florence PD)A person is wanted for questioning in reference to a theft from a vehicle in the 1200 block of Gregg Avenue on August 3 (Source: Florence PD)
    A person is wanted for questioning in reference to a theft from a vehicle in the 1200 block of Gregg Avenue on August 3 (Source: Florence PD)A person is wanted for questioning in reference to a theft from a vehicle in the 1200 block of Gregg Avenue on August 3 (Source: Florence PD)

    A person is wanted for questioning in reference to a theft from a vehicle in the 1200 block of Gregg Avenue on August 3, according to a news release from the Florence Police Department.

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    A person is wanted for questioning in reference to a theft from a vehicle in the 1200 block of Gregg Avenue on August 3, according to a news release from the Florence Police Department.

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  • Man killed in Food Lion parking lot during crime spree identified

    Man killed in Food Lion parking lot during crime spree identified

    Friday, August 17 2018 1:20 PM EDT2018-08-17 17:20:12 GMT
    Gerard “Jerry” Celentano was killed Wednesday night in a Longs Food Lion parking lot (Source: WMBF News)Gerard “Jerry” Celentano was killed Wednesday night in a Longs Food Lion parking lot (Source: WMBF News)

    The Horry County Coroner’s Office has identified the man who was fatally shot Wednesday evening in a Longs Food Lion parking lot.

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    The Horry County Coroner’s Office has identified the man who was fatally shot Wednesday evening in a Longs Food Lion parking lot.

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  • Hartsville man serving life sentence for murder of child dies in prison

    Hartsville man serving life sentence for murder of child dies in prison

    Friday, August 17 2018 1:19 PM EDT2018-08-17 17:19:29 GMT
    Timothy Sanders (Source: Darlington County Detention Center)Timothy Sanders (Source: Darlington County Detention Center)
    Timothy Sanders (Source: Darlington County Detention Center)Timothy Sanders (Source: Darlington County Detention Center)

    A Hartsville man who was serving a life sentence after pleading guilty to the murder of a 21-month-old girl in 2013 died in prison this week, according to Dexter Lee with the South Carolina Department of Corrections.

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    A Hartsville man who was serving a life sentence after pleading guilty to the murder of a 21-month-old girl in 2013 died in prison this week, according to Dexter Lee with the South Carolina Department of Corrections.

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  • Drug overdose deaths up nearly 7% in US

    Drug overdose deaths up nearly 7% in US

    Friday, August 17 2018 1:12 PM EDT2018-08-17 17:12:02 GMT

    The CDC projects some 49,000 people will have died from opioid overdoses in 2017 once the counting is done.

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    The CDC projects some 49,000 people will have died from opioid overdoses in 2017 once the counting is done.

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  • ICE detains man driving wife to hospital to give birth, says he's a murder suspect

    ICE detains man driving wife to hospital to give birth, says he's a murder suspect

    Sunday, August 19 2018 1:17 AM EDT2018-08-19 05:17:09 GMT

    Federal immigration authorities say a man detained as he was trying to take his wife to the hospital to give birth is wanted in Mexico under a warrant for homicide charges.

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    Federal immigration authorities say a man detained as he was trying to take his wife to the hospital to give birth is wanted in Mexico under a warrant for homicide charges.

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  • 15-year-old girl shoots, kills mother's abusive boyfriend, sheriff says

    15-year-old girl shoots, kills mother's abusive boyfriend, sheriff says

    Saturday, August 18 2018 9:57 PM EDT2018-08-19 01:57:05 GMT
    The two bullets struck 46-year-old Steven Kelley in the chest. (Source: Raycom Media, file)The two bullets struck 46-year-old Steven Kelley in the chest. (Source: Raycom Media, file)

    The deceased was a convicted felon who had several guns and often carried on his person. He had two domestic violence protection orders against him from two women in Indiana and Ohio.

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    The deceased was a convicted felon who had several guns and often carried on his person. He had two domestic violence protection orders against him from two women in Indiana and Ohio.

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  • No prison time for former doctor convicted of raping sedated woman

    No prison time for former doctor convicted of raping sedated woman

    Saturday, August 18 2018 5:02 PM EDT2018-08-18 21:02:11 GMT

    Sheikh claimed the contact was consensual, but the victim was not assigned to his care.

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    Sheikh claimed the contact was consensual, but the victim was not assigned to his care.

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  • 88-year-old man arrested, accused of burning raccoon alive for eating his mangoes

    88-year-old man arrested, accused of burning raccoon alive for eating his mangoes

    Saturday, August 18 2018 2:35 PM EDT2018-08-18 18:35:09 GMT

    Ezra James posted a $2,000 bail. An officer shot the animal to put it out of its misery.

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    Ezra James posted a $2,000 bail. An officer shot the animal to put it out of its misery.

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  • BREAKING: Victims Identified in Conway Murder

    BREAKING: Victims Identified in Conway Murder

    Saturday, August 18 2018 10:50 PM EDT2018-08-19 02:50:56 GMT
    Source: Ian Klein/WMBF NewsSource: Ian Klein/WMBF News

    CONWAY, SC (WMBF) — Horry County Police are investigating Saturday after two individuals were found dead in a Conway home.  According to Capt. John Harrelson with the HCPD the bodies were found in a home on the 4000 block of Highway 19 in Conway. Details are extremely limited at this time. WMBF will continue to provide more information as it comes available. Copyright 2018 WMBF News. All rights reserved. 

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    CONWAY, SC (WMBF) — Horry County Police are investigating Saturday after two individuals were found dead in a Conway home.  According to Capt. John Harrelson with the HCPD the bodies were found in a home on the 4000 block of Highway 19 in Conway. Details are extremely limited at this time. WMBF will continue to provide more information as it comes available. Copyright 2018 WMBF News. All rights reserved. 

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  • UPDATE: Police investigating body found Saturday morning in Socastee

    UPDATE: Police investigating body found Saturday morning in Socastee

    Saturday, August 18 2018 6:24 PM EDT2018-08-18 22:24:45 GMT
    Source: Ian Klein/WMBFSource: Ian Klein/WMBF

    HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) — Horry County Police are investigating Saturday after a body was found off Peachtree Road in Socastee. According to Capt. John Harrelson with the Horry County Police Department, investigators are still working to determine the exact cause of death.  WMBF will continue to follow this developing story and will pass along more information as it becomes available. Copyright 2018 WMBF News. All rights reserved.

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    HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) — Horry County Police are investigating Saturday after a body was found off Peachtree Road in Socastee. According to Capt. John Harrelson with the Horry County Police Department, investigators are still working to determine the exact cause of death.  WMBF will continue to follow this developing story and will pass along more information as it becomes available. Copyright 2018 WMBF News. All rights reserved.

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  • Mother arrested after child allegedly tests positive for heroin

    Mother arrested after child allegedly tests positive for heroin

    Saturday, August 18 2018 3:46 PM EDT2018-08-18 19:46:14 GMT
    Source: J Reuben Long Detention CenterSource: J Reuben Long Detention Center

    HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) — Reports released Friday provide additional details surrounding the circumstances leading to one Murrells Inlet mother's arrest.  Brooke Stellers, 23, was arrested on Thursday, August 16 and charged with unlawful neglect of a child. According to the police report, a Department of Social Services employee informed Horry County Police that a 2-year-old child tested positive for heroine/crack. Social services then took custody of the ch...

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    HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) — Reports released Friday provide additional details surrounding the circumstances leading to one Murrells Inlet mother's arrest.  Brooke Stellers, 23, was arrested on Thursday, August 16 and charged with unlawful neglect of a child. According to the police report, a Department of Social Services employee informed Horry County Police that a 2-year-old child tested positive for heroine/crack. Social services then took custody of the ch...

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