The South Carolina Criminal Justice Academy has taken a financial hit from the coronavirus pandemic. About 42 percent of the academy’s funding comes from traffic ticket fines and fees, which has become unreliable source of cash flow because of COVID-19.
New procedures will be in place on June 9th to protect voters and poll workers amid the coronavirus pandemic. “Touchless voting” will be the new process for casting a ballot, from the check-in process to selecting a preferred candidate on the voting machines’ touch screens.
Durham Bus Services and the Charleston County School District have come to a limited agreement to pay bus drivers for lost work hours due to school closures related to the coronavirus pandemic. Durham had previously told its employees to file for unemployment insurance.
Months after the state rolled out its new, centralized child support system in the Lowcountry, some parents are complaining about issues with their payments. South Carolina’s new child support system has battled delays for decades but is finally operational statewide. The Palmetto State is the las
A little more than an hour before the moon would overtake the sun above the city of Conway, Brandon Council walked into Crescom Bank with the confessed intention of hurting someone, according to FBI agents.
HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) – New documents have been filed in the case of a man charged with killing two employees at a CresCom Bank in Conway on August 21, 2017. Brandon Council’s attorneys have asked the judge in the federal case to order state and federal law enforcement officers to preserve their rough notes from their investigation of the case. Court documents filed Monday claim it is apparent from the defense’s perspective that several witness interviews were con...
In documents filed with the South Carolina Supreme Court that WMBF just obtained, the state's highest court has been asked to decide how Tammy Moorer's upcoming trial for kidnapping and conspiricy to kidnap should be handled.
Federal prosecutors don't want their response to a motion filed by attorneys representing Brandon Council to be made public. Council is accused of murdering two bank employees on August 21, 2017, in Conway.
Attorneys for the man accused of murdering two bank employees in Conway want Brandon Council's alleged confession and items found in a vehicle he was seen driving before his arrest to not be allowed as evidence at trial.
HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) - Charges have been dismissed against a former Horry County Police Department Officer accused of having an inappropriate sexual relationship with an informant and inappropriate sexual contact with a suspect during an arrest. Luke Green worked for the Horry County Police Department for nearly 19 years before he ultimately resigned. In September 2016, he was indicted for three counts of misconduct in office. When he was arraigned the next month, Green was ...