While S.C. faces EMT shortage, Grand Strand training program says enrollment is up

The South Carolina EMS Association says 13 percent of emergency response jobs across the state went unfilled last year.

Police: Mother charged after baby falls, later dies, during fight with another

Watch: Billy Joel invites blind, 14-year-old pianist to join him on Madison Square Garden stage

Police: Missing teens could be in Myrtle Beach area

  New nature center at Huntington Beach set to open in 2020 after fire destroys old one

Investigation continues after bomb threat called into J. Reuben Long Detention Center

Conway man receives 10 years in prison after pleading guilty to drug, gun charges

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FIRST ALERT: Tropical Depression 3 continues to move north, will dissipate off the South Carolina coast

  GRAPHIC: Lawsuit claims woman contracted flesh-eating bacteria at S.C. water park

Police: Ga. woman fires gun in McDonald’s after receiving cold fries

Report: Man threatens to stab another in the stomach with a knife while walking in Myrtle Beach

Amber Alert issued for West Virginia girl in ’extreme danger’

  Horry County authorities investigate bomb threat made to J. Reuben Long Detention Center

  See an animal locked in a hot car? In SC, you can’t do much about it

Imagine in the intense heat we encountered this weekend you find a dog, stuck inside of a car in a store's parking lot.

1,000 gallon syrup spill shuts down French Quarter street

New Orleans police were forced to shut down the eastbound side of N. Rampart St. because of 1,000 gallon syrup spill.

  State, Grand Strand leaders discuss legalizing casino-style gambling in S.C.

A group of about 40 state and local leasers met in Little River Monday to discuss the possibility of legalizing casino-style gambling across the Palmetto State.

Warrants: Former S.C. deputy body slammed wife, punched her in the mouth

A former South Carolina deputy is behind bars in the Georgetown County Detention Center, accused in a series of assaults on his wife.

  Doctor accused of peeping at tenants in his Folly Beach rental house

Changes could be coming to Board of Trustees at SC universities

Woman sues North Myrtle Beach; claims hit in head with city-owned umbrella

  Judge allows Ocean Apartment tenants to stay until another hearing is held

  $60K bond set for Dillon woman facing homicide by child abuse charge in shaken baby case

Judge sentences man to 45 years in prison for murder of Murrells Inlet bait shop owner

  ‘If I ever looked into the face of evil, that was it’: Woman attacked in home by intruder

A Myrtle Beach woman said she was asleep when she woke up to an intruder in her bedroom, who then attacked her.

  VIDEO: Chaos in the courtroom as former judge Tracie Hunter sentenced to 6 months in jail

Hunter was convicted in 2014 of unlawful interest in a public contract, a felony.

Deadly nightclub shooting suspect was arrested, charged in 2011 murder case

A Lake View man has been charged in connection with a deadly nightclub shooting in Dillon County last month.

Crews find body of 21-year-old swimmer who disappeared near Wrightsville Beach

Search crews have found the body of a missing 21-year-old swimmer who disappeared in the waters near Wrightsville Beach over the weekend.

K9 Officer ‘Jake’ dies days after Ala. prison drug search

The K9 started to improve from the Thursday night incident at Staton Correctional Facility, but by Saturday his condition deteriorated and he died.

FIRST ALERT: Heat wave ends with a bang Tuesday

Storms on Tuesday will be followed by more comfortable weather by the end of the week.

Judge sentences Myrtle Beach drug boss to more than 9 years in federal prison

A Myrtle Beach man was sentenced to more than nine years in federal prison on oxycodone conspiracy charges.

NC trooper injured in motorcycle crash ‘steadily’ improving, police still looking for vehicle

According to the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department, officers responded to the scene near the intersection of Tuckaseegee Road and Edgewood Road around 9:30 a.m.

  Fake Filters? Companies falsely claim to have prestigious water safety certification

With water quality and safety concerns across the country, many families are turning to water filters. But there are counterfeit filters and filters carrying fake certification marks.

Horry firefighters put out boat fire near Tabor City

Firefighters extinguished a boat fire Monday morning near Tabor City, according to Horry County crews.

Police: 6-year-old among 4 accused in theft of handguns

Police in North Carolina say a 6-year-old is among four suspects identified in the theft of 10 handguns from a local store

Missing Robeson County teen found safe

A missing Robeson County teen has been found safe, according to authorities.

Hartsville man who wandered from care facility found safe

A missing man believed to have mental impairments that could put him in danger has been found safe.

Fundraiser for Sophie happening Monday; puppy continues to recover from abuse

A fundraiser is being held Monday night to benefit the German shepherd puppy who was rescued from one of the worst animal abuse situations officials with the Grand Strand Humane Society said they’d ever seen.

  Bill aims to ensure stronger protections for flood-prone communities across U.S.

A bill to amend the National Flood Insurance Act of 1968 was recently reintroduced.

Ten injured, convenience store hit in three-car crash in Loris

Ten people were injured in a three-car crash at a convenience store Monday morning in Loris.

  Horry County homeowners to see millage rollback after property tax increase

Once every five years, the state requires the county assessor's office to reassess property values across Horry County.

  Community honors life of RaNiya Wright for her birthday

More than a hundred children, friends and family members gathered to celebrate RaNiya Wright four months after her death on what would have been her 11th birthday.

Foul play suspected in death of Ole Miss student

Lafayette County sheriff’s deputies found a woman dead Saturday morning near Sardis Lake.

Crews battle early-morning mobile home fire in North Myrtle Beach

North Myrtle Beach firefighters responded to a single-wide mobile home fire early Monday morning.

NC man dies after Oak Island wave breaks his neck

A Raleigh man died Friday after a powerful wave hit him in Oak Island Thursday.

Community helps bring missing dog home

Traci Bean says her whippet named “Bonez” has been by her side through many difficult phases of life including her husband’s deployments, divorce and the death of her brother.

Two paramedics among four hurt in crash involving Florence County ambulance, passenger vehicle

Four people, including two Florence County EMS paramedics, were injured in a two-car crash Sunday night near Lake City.

  First Alert: Triple digit heat index today, storms bring relief on Tuesday

The heat and humidity continues for one more day before the relief arrives on Tuesday with showers and storms.

Man stabbed in Bennettsville

Bennettsville Police are investigating after a person was stabbed Sunday, according to Bennettsville Police Chief Kevin Miller.

Duo arrested, charged after man allegedly kicks 15-week-old puppy into Ocean Boulevard pool

A man is facing animal abuse charges Sunday after reportedly drunkenly abusing a puppy at an Ocean Boulevard hotel.

What a catch! Father-son duo find Megalodon shark tooth during vacation

A father-son pair say they now have something special to remember this years trip to Myrtle Beach by.

Emergency medical residents sharpen rescue skills with MBFD Ocean Rescue

Emergency medical residents with the Grand Strand Health spent Saturday morning with Myrtle Beach Fire Rescue training for a variety of situations with their water rescue team.

Deputies arrest, charge man with attempted murder in connection to Hartsville shooting

Deputies have one person in custody Sunday after an afternoon shooting left two injured.

  One dead after two-vehicle crash on U.S. 501 Friday

A person was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries Friday morning following a two-vehicle crash in the Aynor area, according to Horry County Fire Rescue spokesperson Tony Casey.

Woman surrenders, charged with murder in connection to Robeson County shooting

A Robeson County woman is in custody Sunday after authorities say she shot two people.

Coast Guard searching for possible victims after abandoned jet ski found in NMB

Officials are still working to figure out the circumstances surrounding an abandoned jet ski that washed up on shore near North Myrtle Beach Saturday.

Group of Chapin friends save mom having seizure, recognized for their actions

A Chapin woman is thankful for the quick thinking of her two sons and their friends after a game of hide-and-go-seek turned into a life or death situation in late June.

Horry County Police searching for missing man last seen near Conway

Police in Horry County are asking for the public’s help finding a missing man

One seriously injured in collision with entrapment in Horry County

One person is being transported to a hospital by medical helicopter after a collision with entrapment in Horry County early Sunday morning.

  FIRST ALERT: Sunday marks 7th day stretch of heat advisories

Dangerous heat continues this weekend has the heat index climbs above 105° each afternoon.

14 arrested in joint drug investigations in Myrtle Beach

The Myrtle Beach Police Department announced Saturday the arrests of 14 people as part of three ongoing investigations into drug activity in Myrtle Beach.

One injured on jet ski in North Myrtle Beach

North Myrtle Beach officials say one man has been injured following an incident on a jet ski.

Midlands woman diagnosed with colon cancer at 27, one month after father dies of lung cancer

A midlands woman is now forced to put her life on hold after being diagnosed with colon cancer, at just 27-years-old.

Report: Intruder broke into Myrtle Beach home and beat woman with pipe

Myrtle Beach Police are still investigating Saturday after a man allegedly broke into an area home before assaulting a woman inside.

Myrtle Beach woman makes threat to kill Conway police officer, report says

A report released Saturday shed more details into a alleged threat made against a City of Conway police officer.

  Grand Strand resident doctors learn to treat venomous snake bites

A group of first year residency students with Grand Strand Health got to stretch their legs and get out of the classroom Friday.

VIDEO: Later gator! Pair caught strolling in Murrells Inlet park

Grand Strand photographer extraordinaire Austin Bond adds another to the collection Saturday.

Woman says dog died in her home because landlord did not fix A/C

The heat may have proved deadly for a woman’s dog in Arlington.

Police search for man wanted for trafficking meth

Georgetown Police say they are looking for a man wanted for trafficking methamphetamine.

One dead, two hurt after shooting at Robeson County birthday party

Deputies are still investigating Saturday after a Robeson County birthday party took a deadly turn.

Clemson, Coastal Carolina place players on Awards watch lists on Friday

Rimington, Mackey Awards release lists

Deputies investigate shooting that left two injured in Hartsville

Deputies in Darlington County are investigating a shooting that left two injured early Saturday morning in Hartsville.

  Investigation underway after 2-alarm restaurant fire in Little River

Multiple fire agencies have responded to a commercial structure fire in Little River.

  School board votes to close South Robeson High School again

The Public Schools of Robeson County school board voted to rescind keeping South Robeson High School open.

Bikers hit by car in Kentucky, sheriff says other bikers chased down teen driver

A teenage driver has been cited after two motorcycle riders were hit by car in Sturgis.

Coroner’s office identifies two killed in crash on Highway 57

Emergency crews responded to a two-vehicle crash Friday afternoon where three people have been injured.

Brittanee Drexel: Is the FBI skeptical of its jailhouse informant?

It was nearly three months ago that loved ones marked 10 years since the disappearance of Brittanee Drexel.

  North Myrtle Beach police chief asks community to help name new K-9

The North Myrtle Beach Department of Public Safety has a very important job for the community: naming their new four-legged crime fighter.

New technology helps Charleston area school track students’ online activities

Schools across the Carolinas are turning to a new way to monitor students’ actions online. It’s called Bark for Schools.

  South Carolina ranks as one of the top states for opioid distribution

The Washington Post analyzed a DEA database that tracked 76 billion pain pills from manufacturer to pharmacy between 2006 to 2012.

  Beware during heat wave: Playground equipment can cause 2nd, 3rd-degree burns

If you plan on taking the kids to the playground this summer you might want to reconsider what time of day you go.

Dillon woman faces new charge in shaken baby investigation

A Dillon woman is behind bars again after she was given a new charge a shaken baby investigation.