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Suspect in St. James Avenue Murder Surrenders to Police

GOOSE CREEK, S.C.–A murder suspect wanted for a fatal shooting surrendered to investigators with the Goose Creek Police Department on Wednesday after, authorities confirmed. Corey Singleton, the suspect in the November 22th shooting murder of William Carter on St. James Ave., was booked into the Berkeley County Detention Center. He will await a bond hearing before a circuit court judge […]

Pictured: Brantley Thomas
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Ex-Berkeley County School District CFO Indicted on 15 Counts of Embezzlement, Forgery

BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C.–A state grand jury has indicted the longtime former chief financial officer who is accused of stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars from the Berkeley County School District. Brantley D. Thomas III is facing 14 counts of embezzlement and one count of forgery. According to the S.C. Attorney General’s Office, Thomas is accused of embezzling $458,493.35 from BCSD. […]

Pictured: Circuit Judge Kristi Harrington
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Berkeley County Circuit Court Judge Won’t Seek Re-Election

BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C.–A South Carolina judge who’s been a familiar face inside Berkeley County courtrooms for almost the last decade won’t seek re-election after state lawmakers recently questioned her temperament on the bench. Media outlets reported that a legislative panel recently grilled Judge Kristi Lea Harrington of Hanahan about dozens of attorneys who anonymously accused her of being condescending, demeaning and […]

PICTURED: JUNOT MACK
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Berkeley County Bus Assistant Accused of Choking Autistic Student

BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C.–A Berkeley County school bus assistant has been fired after authorities say surveillance video shows him choking a special needs student on a school bus recently. Police say the video shows the 17-year-old autistic child pinned down by a bus assistant, who then put his hands around the child’s neck. The bus assistant has been identified as 36-year old […]

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Deputies: 2 People Dead in Summerville Murder-Suicide

BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C.–The Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a murder-suicide that occurred Monday morning. At approx. 11:36 a.m., the Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office responded to an address on Arabian Drive in the Summerville area of Berkeley County regarding a double shooting. Upon arrival, deputies say they found a deceased adult male and a deceased adult female in the front […]

Pictured: Brianna Bracy
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14-Year-Old Killed While Riding 4-Wheeler

BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C.–The Berkeley County Coroner’s Office has identified the teen killed in an ATV accident over the weekend. Deputy Coroner Kristin Mazzell has identified the victim as Brianna Bracy, 14, of Summerville. On Sunday, deputies responded to the Trinity Place Easement behind 525 Temple Road in the Ladson area in response to a 4-wheeler accident. When law enforcement arrived […]

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6 Arrested After Summerville Man’s Death

BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C.–On November 18th, 2017, a Sunday morning, at approximately 2 a.m. the Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office responded to 3032 Kingswood Lane reference to a fall with injuries. Upon arrival it the scene they observed a male subject on the ground, unconscious and bleeding from the nose. The witnesses on-scene told the deputies that the subject had gotten out […]

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Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office Awarded $1 Million to Hire 8 Additional Deputies

BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C.–Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced Monday that $98,495,397 in grant funding has been awarded to 179 law enforcement agencies across the nation–including the Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office. The funding was made possible through the Department of Justice’s Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS Office) COPS Hiring Program (CHP). “This is a tremendous opportunity for the Berkeley County […]