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  1. Detectives asking for public's help after Summerville man arrested on 20 child sex crime chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 20 | WMBF

    Detectives believe there may be more victims of a Summerville man who has been charged with a large number of child sex crimes. He is charged with 11 counts of second-degree sexual exploitation of a minor, six counts of first-degree sexual exploitation of a minor and three counts of promoting prostitution of a minor.

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  2. Officer, 2 suspects hurt in South Carolina shootingRead the original story

    Friday Jul 20 | WMBF

    State Law Enforcement Division spokesman Thom Berry said a Summerville police officer responded to a report of a suspicious vehicle sometime prior to 3 a.m. Friday. Berry said the white, male officer spotted the vehicle and got out of his patrol car and started walking toward the other car.

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  3. SLED: Suspicious person call led to officer-involved shooting in Summerville subdivisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 20 | WMBF

    A call for a suspicious person in the White Gables subdivision in Summerville ended with an officer injured after firing their gun, according to South Carolina Law Enforcement Division spokesman Thom Berry. The responding officer to the call got out of his patrol car to approach a vehicle when the driver accelerated and hit the officer head-on, Berry said.

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  4. Cars found damaged on Burton Ave. in SummervilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 20 | WMBF

    It happened on Burton Avenue in the area of Summerville Medical Center. An SUV could be seen on the side of the road with damage to the front right passenger's side.

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  5. First Alert: Heavy rain and flooding possible FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 20 | WMBF

    Live 5 News has declared Friday a First Alert Weather Day because of heavy rain and flooding that could move through the Lowcountry. Downtown Charleston saw significant flooding early Friday morning with many cars stuck on Morrison Drive.

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  6. Summerville seeks ideas for how to use land after $900k purchaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 19 | WMBF

    The town of Summerville will start holding public input meetings soon to get feedback on what should be done with 35 acres of land they recently purchased. For years this area was set to be developed into condos and other residential properties but this month the town was able to secure it for conservation and recreational use.

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  7. Report: Deputies investigating after dog shot in Lincolnville MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 17 | WMBF

    Charleston County Sheriff's Office deputies are investigating after a dog was shot in Lincolnville Monday night, according to an incident report. A deputy met the dog's owner at a Summerville veterinary clinic where he told the officer that his 3-year-old lab mix named Moose slipped his collar and ran down Slidel Street in Lincolnville, according to the report.

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  8. Proposed safety improvements to part of Dorchester Road could include medianRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 17 | WMBF

    Safety improvements are in the works for a stretch of Dorchester Road in Summerville between Trolley Road and Ladson Road because of hundreds of accidents in the last few years. Stantec Engineering to do a study of the area and found between 2011-14, 473 crashes were reported along Dorchester Road between Trolley Road and Ladson Road and 113 of those were considered severe.

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  9. Two arrested for theft of Chinese passport in SummervilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 14 | WMBF

    Two people have been arrested for theft after they stole a bag containing a passport and other valuables last month. On Friday, Pierre Benet Matthews, 57, and Karen Whack, 61, were arrested after deputies say they stole items belonging to Chinese tourist on June 19th at a McDonald's located at 1520 North Main Street in Summerville.

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  10. Soldier from South Carolina killed in combat in AfghanistanRead the original story

    Friday Jul 13 | WMBF

    U.S. military officials say a South Carolina soldier assigned to a Georgia Army base has been killed during combat in Afghanistan. The Department of Defense on Friday identified him as 32-year-old Sgt.

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  11. Summerville to pay Carolina Waste added $171K in July, includes...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 6 | WMBF

    The Town of Summerville will pay an extra $171,710 to Carolina Waste for the month of July because of extra costs, including housing for out-of-town workers, per diem costs and rental trucks. Carolina Waste's contract with the Town of Summerville is not scheduled to go into effect until August, but the town requested services be offered during July.

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  12. Summerville to pay Carolina Waste $171,000 for housing out-of-town workers in JulyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 6 | WMBF

    The Town of Summerville will pay an extra $171,710 to Carolina Waste for the month of July because of extra costs, including housing for out-of-town workers. Carolina Waste's contract with the Town of Summerville is not scheduled to go into effect until August, but the town requested services be offered during July.

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  13. Emails showcase spat between Summerville mayor and councilmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 6 | WMBF

    Emails obtained by Live 5 News through a Freedom of Information Act Request show an email spat between Summerville Mayor Wiley Johnson, Town Administrator Colin Martin, and Councilman Bill McIntosh over a vehicle in a ditch within town limits. The emails dated June 4 and 5 show Johnson was upset for passing along a private email about the vehicle in the ditch sent just to Martin and forwarding it to certain town council members including McIntosh.

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  14. Dash cam video shows tense Summerville traffic stop with suspected drunk driver, gunRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 5 | WMBF

    Investigators say an intoxicated Summerville man heavily damaged a door on a police car and called the responding officer racist following a tense traffic stop involving a gun. SPD officials say at one point, after the officer asked Holman if he had a gun, Holman began to reach for the center console and ignored the officer's order to stop.

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  15. Dorchester Co. deputies looking for woman who escaped patrol car in handcuffsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 4 | WMBF

    McCallister, 24, was placed into a caged patrol car early Wednesday morning. When the arresting deputy went to retrieve her bicycle, she pried the rear window of the patrol car open and escaped custody, Phinney said.

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  16. Safety improvements planned for part of Dorchester Road in SummervilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 4 | WMBF

    Safety improvements are in the works for a stretch of Dorchester Road in Summerville between Trolley Road and Ladson Road because of hundreds of accidents in the last few years. "Dorchester Road throughout the years has gotten more and more congested," Jeff Cook who lives and works in the area, said.

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  17. Everything you need to know about local Fireworks showsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 3 | WMBF

    Daniel Island celebrates July 3rd and 4th on the Island TUESDAY FIREWORKS Website: Time: 6-10pm Location: Smythe Park FREE Estimated Attendance: 3,000-4,000 Show is paid for by the Daniel Island Property Owners Association. Notes: Food and activities for the family.

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  18. Investigators identify wanted couple accused of taking bag containing passportRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 3 | WMBF

    Lowcountry investigators have identified two wanted people accused of stealing a bag at a McDonald's which contained a passport for a tourist. Deputies with the Berkeley County Sheriff's Office are looking for 61-year-old Karen Whack and 57-year-old Pierre Benet Matthews who are known to frequent the Summerville area of Berkeley County.

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  19. Use of surveillance camera helps catch suspected Summerville thievesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 2 | WMBF

    A spokesperson from Dorchester County Sheriff's Office said the use of surveillance video captured by a business in Summerville helped deputies expedite their investigation into a reported business theft. The arrests come just one day after the manager of small business DisasterCare in Summerville filed a report of items being stolen from the business.

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  20. White woman charged with assaulting black teen at poolRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 27 | WMBF

    A white South Carolina woman has been arrested and charged with assaulting a black teen at a community swimming pool. News outlets report 38-year-old Stephanie Sebby-Strempel of Summerville was arrested Monday and also charged with attacking police officers.

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