City of Hartsville honors once forgotten African American cemetery

HARTSVILLE, SC (WMBF) - The Hartsville African American Cemetery Committee held a historical marker dedication ceremony for the Marion Avenue Cemetery Monday morning.Dozens of people, including South Carolina Speaker of the House, Jay Lucas, and Representative Robert Williams gathered at the histo

Paying more at the pump? Potential bill would add tax to fund new beaches

Protesters speak out against proposed new development at Indian Wells Golf Course

Robeson County homicide unit investigating after body found in car

Group of HCS teachers will travel to Columbia to lobby for raises, reform

Kamala Harris announces she will run for president

MLK holiday offers stage for Democratic hopefuls

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Scenes for upcoming Lifetime original movie filmed at local coffee shop

Study ranks South Carolina seventh in America for racial progress achieved over time

Shutdown goes on as Trump offer doesn’t budge Democrats

Stay at home moms should be paid $162,581 according to Salary Wizard

Covington Catholic student involved in incident at Washington, D.C. march releases statement

Possum Trot Golf Course to close

Are alligators living near Lake Murray? This SC woman found a 2-foot gator to start 2019

Faircloth posted the photo with the alligator and a tape measure on Jan. 2.

South Carolina is 2019’s 9th least educated state in America, study says

South Carolina has been ranked the 9th least educated state in America, according to a new study.

Elizabeth Warren planning 1st trip to South Carolina

Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren is making her first trip to early voting South Carolina since launching her exploratory bid for a possible 2020 presidential run.

Two injured after shooting in Longs

Police are investigating after two people were shot Monday morning in Longs.

  Parade-goers plan to brave the cold for this year’s annual MLK parade along Ocean Boulevard

What is the Super Blood Wolf Moon and why is it so rare?

New video shows more of incident involving Kentucky high school students at Indigenous Peoples March

Bundle Up! Wind chill will be brutal all through today

SCHP reports fatal crash on I-95 in Dillon County

Mother found passed out on top of 1-year-old charged after his death

Suspect accused of killing 4, including baby, shot dead by deputies to save young girl

Deputies say when they arrived on scene, the man was attempting to kill a young girl, so they opened fire, killing him.

Affidavit: Man takes photos of women in dressing room, identified by RiverDog’s business card

A Charleston man has been arrested after taking photos of women without their consent in a Mount Pleasant store’s dressing room. Michael H. Deantonio, 35, appeared in bond court after he was arrested and charged with voyeurism, according to an affidavit.

At 30-day mark, shutdown impasse remains over border funding

The criticism of his "compromise" from both Republicans and Democrats underscored Trump's boxed in-position as he tries to win at least some Democratic buy-in without alienating his base.

Mobile police officer shot, killed Sunday afternoon

A Mobile police officer was shot and killed Sunday while trying to make an arrest.

One injured following ‘significant’ town home fire in Little River

LITTLE RIVER, SC (WMBF) - One person is receiving medical treatment Sunday after an apartment fire in Little River. According to Kelly Moore with Horry County crews were called to the 800 block of Egret Circle around _______.

SC family dealing with loss after couple killed in Arkansas officer-involved shooting

Lancaster couple killed after traffic stop in Arkansas goes wrong.

  Clemson’s White House fast food feast gets the ‘Saturday Night Live’ treatment

The show’s cold open shows the president playing Deal or No Deal with suitcases that include deals that could end the government shutdown.

Man accused of sex crime with a minor arrested again

A man accused of inappropriate contact with a minor found himself back behind Horry County bars Saturday. 67-year-old Stephen Jordan was arrested and charged with 3rd degree assault and battery along with trespassing according to booking records. On Wednesday, Jordan was released on $10,000 bond

USC Athletics to give federal employees free basketball tickets during government shutdown

Tickets will be provided through the Colonial Life Arena Box Office on game day and will be based on availability.

Myrtle Beach mosque donates food, water to furloughed TSA agents

As the partial government shutdown reaches the thirty day mark, communities across the Grand Strand are banding together to support strained government employees. Sunday, representatives from the Grand Strand Islamic Society donated home-cooked meals, and non-perishable foods to TSA agents working a

Kingstree PD investigating after murder near area apartments

KINGSTREE, SC (WMBF) - Kingstree Police are still searching for answers Sunday after an apparent homicide at an area apartment complex.

Affidavit: Pregnant woman hits her head on concrete after pastor strangles her at church

A Charleston pastor was arrested after police say he strangled a pregnant woman who then fell and hit her head at a downtown church.

Crowds of people participate in the Myrtle Beach Women’s March

While the third annual Women’s March returned to Washington D.C. on Saturday, hundreds of people gathered in Myrtle Beach at Chapin Park to do the same. This year's theme is the "Women's Wave" and "Truth to Power." Women of all ages and men gathered together with signs over at Chapin Park to call fo

FCSO says family dispute led to Saturday night shooting that injured one

FLORENCE, SC (WMBF) -- Florence County Sherrif’s Deputies have a suspect in custody Sunday after a Saturday night shooting left one badly hurt. Deputies say they responded to a shooting around 11:00 p.m. Saturday on Candy Lane in Florence County. FCSO said in a release they believe the shooting was

Experts: If it’s too cold for us, it’s too cold for our pets

With a heavy snow storm just hours away from hitting our region, it's expected to have a heavy impact on many of us, including our pets.

Mother, her boyfriend arrested after toddler dies of ‘brutal blunt force trauma’

The suspects are both being held without bond on various charges related to the boy’s death, sexual abuse and child pornography.

Mexican pipeline explosion kills 73, leaves nightmare of ash

Video footage showed flames shooting high into the night sky and screaming people running from the explosion, some burning and waving their arms.

Accused child predator used ‘Fortnite’ to lure teen into sexual relationship, deputies say

Authorities say the suspect and a co-conspirator communicated with as many as 20 victims of child pornography through the popular online game “Fortnite.”

Authorities investigating after body found in Williamsburg County

- Authorities are still putting all the puzzle pieces together Saturday afternoon after a body was found near the Hemingway area of Williamsburg County. According to Williamsburg County Coroner an investigation is still underway on Highway 41 near Hemingway. Coroner Harrison McKnight says he receiv

21 dead horses found on Wake County property

Twenty-one horses were found dead Friday at an abandoned property in Wake County, according to officials.

Big League Chew to feature female on pouch for first time

For years, the shredded gum’s pouch has featured a big muscle-bound man, but the company says it’s excited to introduce their newest female character to the world.

New Nike golf shoe has a surprising look

Nike has released a new golf shoe that will look right at home on the green.

Investigators seek assault charges on woman shown pulling child’s hair at daycare

According to Lubbock Police Investigators, they are referring the case of the video circulating social media involving a child at My Little Playhouse Learning Center on 50th Street in Lubbock to the Lubbock Prosecutor’s Office for prosecution of assault.

Myrtle Beach gov’t teaming up with SCDNR to host coyote forum

Citing an increase in sightings over the past few weeks, Myrtle Beach officials are teaming up with SCDNR’s Wildlife Resource Team for a public forum. According to a post on Myrtle Beach City Government’s Facebook page, the forum will provide additional information about the animals and provide det

Horry County Police searching for missing Myrtle Beach man

MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) - Horry County Police are asking for the public’s help Saturday in the search for an elderly man gone missing. Joseph Cambra, 73. was last seen at his home in the Carolina Forest area on Monday, January 14. According to HCPD, Cambra left his home in a blue 2018 Hyundai Elant

Buyer beware: Myrtle Beach woman gets creative to promote sidewalk sales

It’s a scorned lover’s worst nightmare, a bargain sale of one’s prized possessions. That fear came to fruition Saturday for one man after a Myrtle Beach woman posted signs in the River Oaks area urging customers to ‘Take my ex’s stuff!’

Conway man sentenced to 18 months behind bars after deadly hit-and-run

A 37-year-old Conway man that was arrested and charged for the deadly hit and run of a moped driver on Saturday, May 27 on Highway 701 South in Conway has been sentenced to 18 months behind bars.

Moglia stepping down as CCU’s head football coach after seven seasons

Coastal Carolina and Head Football Coach Joe Moglia have parted ways after seven seasons together. The announcement was made Friday afternoon during a news conference.

Lawmakers tackle affordable housing crisis in South Carolina

Wages are not keeping up with rent increases in South Carolina. According to officials, there is an affordable housing crisis in the state.

Theatre of the Republic marks 50 years of performances

A cornerstone of historic downtown Conway is celebrating 50 years in Horry County. The Theatre of the Republic, or T.O.R., was established in 1969. In the early years, the theatre performed in various locations, including Coastal Carolina University’s Wheelwright Auditorium.

Restaurant Scorecard: Thirteen-day old steak found discolored, slimy and with an odor; A sweet treat for smoothie fans

Thirteen days old shaved steak was found discolored, slimy and with an odor. The cooked chicken and pasta were a week out of date. But, we do have two perfect scores this week and a sweet treat for you smoothie fans.

Horry County working to keep up with growing numbers of sex offenders

Horry County is one of the counties in South Carolina with the greatest number of sex offenders.

Video released in case of former NC officer found guilty of using excessive force on handcuffed woman

Former Hickory police officer Robert George was found guilty in federal court Thursday for assaulting a woman in custody

Sony and RCA record labels sever ties with R. Kelly

The record labels have remained silent in light of mounting pressure following a documentary on the singer.

This is Carolina: Man finds treasures of the ‘Swamp Fox’ days on family farm

The area kept many of the names of the men that served with him. Up Cockfield Road and left on McCutcheon Road, you’ll find the Graham Farm in Lake City.

Cheers! Largest U.S. wine and beer retailer coming to Myrtle Beach

Wine and beer connoisseurs get ready because a new business is preparing to open its doors in the Grand Strand.

Report: Police called about body being driven around; body found in car in Surfside Beach parking lot

Horry County police were called after a woman’s body – wrapped in a blanket – was found in a car in Surfside Beach.

Police pursuit that began after incident at Georgetown Verizon store ends in Williamsburg County; suspect apprehended

Georgetown County deputies have arrested a Charlotte man they say fired on them during a pursuit Friday.

Democrats said Russians tried to hack DNC after midterms

According to court documents, the Democratic National Committee said it was the subject of an attempted hack in the days after the 2018 midterm elections, probably by Russian intelligence.

Man wanted for kidnapping, assault turns himself in

A man wanted for allegedly assaulting a woman and holding her against her will has been arrested.

Skier dies after avalanche in NM; 1 in critical condition

A skier has died and another is in critical condition after being buried by an avalanche in New Mexico.

Attorneys discuss possible dates to retry Sidney Moorer on kidnapping charge

The attorneys on both sides of Sidney Moorer’s kidnapping case discussed possible dates for a retrial after his original trial ended in a hung jury in 2016.

ICE detained Marine with PTSD after incident

A judge ordered him released on his own recognizance, but authorities in Kent County, MI, turned him over to ICE instead. ICE held him for three days.

Disabled woman raped, impregnated in care facility in Florida, lawsuit says

The family says she was in no position to give consent because of her profound intellectual disabilities, a neurological disorder called Rett syndrome and other physical ailments. A multi-agency investigation has been launched into Pensacola Cluster, an intermediate-care facility.

Robeson County family arrested on drug charges

Three members of the same family were arrested on drug charges Thursday following a search warrant at a home in Lumberton.

Funeral services set for Upstate football standout who died during surgery

Funeral services will take place Saturday for a Spartanburg High School football standout who died unexpectedly during surgery.

CCU professors weigh in on Gillette’s new viral ad in the wake of the #MeToo movement

As we get closer to the Superbowl, companies are ramping up their advertising efforts. The new ad from razor manufacturer Gillette, released Monday on social media, is already drawing controversy.

Teen with replica gun shot, killed by police

Authorities say officers in the city of Tempe reported a suspect burglarizing a car Tuesday and that he ran away holding what appeared to be a handgun.

Man struck, killed by vehicle in Little River

At least one person was killed in a traffic crash Friday morning in Little River.

Coastal Carolina University president reflects on 2021 retirement announcement

In an exclusive interview, Coastal Carolina University’s president shared his accomplishments after serving the school for more than a decade, the reason for his departure and his future plans.

Recall: Chicken nuggets may contain wood pieces

The company became aware of the situation after three consumer complaints were filed. There are no reports of related illnesses from the apparent contamination.

Lawmakers seek to extend background checks on gun purchases

As gun laws currently sit, if a background check is not approved after three business days, the sale of that gun can still be processed by the retailer.

Suspect Search:Two suspects, each charged with assault and battery and each are on the loose

An assault left his victim with staples in his head, plus take the money and run. Two suspects, each charged with Assault and Battery in the second degree and each is on the loose. Let’s see if you can help authorities.

SC receives $3.5 million grant to help expand early childhood programs

South Carolina Department of Social Services has been awarded a $3.5 million one-year federal Preschool Development Grant to find and identify early childhood education services for parents.

Coca-Cola unveils commemorative Clemson national championship cans

Coca-Cola has introduced commemorative cans to honor the Clemson Tigers’ 2018 national championship.

SC lawmakers to take a closer look at school district consolidation bill

Sen. Young and the rest of the Senate Education Subcommittee said they will be taking their time while discussing a bill on school district consolidation.

SC inmates to get tablets for movies, calling

South Carolina officials are hoping to combat the dangers of illegal cellphones behind bars by giving inmates a different technological device to communicate with family, obtain education and even purchase access to approved entertainment services.

Proposed SC bill would make electrocution main method of execution for death penalty inmates

While many argue that death by electrocution is inhumane, lawmakers say other options aren’t available anymore.