Wear a mask, shave your beard, the flu is deadlier...these are all things you may have heard about coronavirus, but how much is true and really keeps your family safe? WMBF sorts out facts from fiction.
Current and former NFL players say they have tested positive for drugs because of contaminated supplements. Scientists say it's a problem not just for athletes but anyone taking supplements - particularly those in performance-enhancement categories like weight loss and muscle building.
Tornadoes touching down without warning is rare in South Carolina. WMBF Investigates dives into the January 13 tornado to answer why no warning was issued and what officials can do to better prepare residents the next time disaster strikes.
After years of breaking the law, the FBI has finally and quietly released its own hate crime statistics. As InvestigateTV uncovered in Measure of Hate, while the FBI published annual hate crime statistics, the agency failed to release its own numbers.
Since Coastal Carolina University made the switch to the Sun Belt Conference, the university has spent millions on upgrades and reportedly increased its game attendance by thousands, but empty stands remain.
Professional fundraisers are for-profit companies that contract with charities to solicit donations by telephone or through the mail. The industry is loosely regulated and can keep as much as 100% of donated dollars.
Only 2-3 percent of sexually abused children show physical signs, according to Dr. Elizabeth Morphis with the Durant Children's Center. Instead the public needs to look out for change in behavior and not ignore red flags.
For the first time in ten years, Horry County approved funding for two new positions in its Voters Registration and Elections department but it's staffing total remain low based on the number of voters.
A Florence DJ at the center of a human trafficking case communicated with teens through social media platforms, asked them to pass around his flyers, and paid them for sex, according to law enforcement reports obtained by WMBF News.
Teachers undergo background checks before they are certified and hired but when criminal charges do pop up, it's up to districts and the South Carolina Department of Education to determine if the offense should disqualify a candidate.
Students owe nearly $60,000 to the Horry County School District for unpaid lunches. During the 2018-19 school year, the debt increased by $14,000, a rate more than double the increase from the previous year.