Friday, August 1 2014 9:55 AM EDT2014-08-01 13:55:15 GMT
U.S. employers extended this year's hiring surge into July by adding a solid 209,000 jobs. It was the sixth straight month of job growth above 200,000.Full Story >
U.S. employers extended their solid hiring into July by adding 209,000 jobs. It was the sixth straight month of job growth above 200,000, evidence that businesses are gradually shedding the caution that had marked the...Full Story >
Friday, August 1 2014 9:28 AM EDT2014-08-01 13:28:16 GMT
A three-day cease-fire in the Gaza Strip has gone into effect following heavy Israel-Hamas fighting.Full Story >
A Gaza cease-fire quickly unraveled Friday as violence erupted in and around the southern town of Rafah, with at least 35 Palestinians killed by Israeli shelling and the military saying an infantry officer may have been...Full Story >
Friday, August 1 2014 8:44 AM EDT2014-08-01 12:44:35 GMT
The United Nations says 1,737 people, mostly civilians, were killed in Iraq in July, marking a dramatic decline from the previous month, when some 2,400 people were killed as Sunni militants swept across large...Full Story >
Iraq's most influential Shiite cleric appealed to Iraqi politicians on Friday not to make themselves "an obstacle" in the country's transition as the deadline looms for selecting the next prime minister.Full Story >
GOOSE CREEK, SC (WCSC) -
Officials with the Berkeley County Sheriff's Office say a cheerleader who was struck by a bullet at Goose Creek High School was at cheer practice when the incident happened.
According to an incident report, the 14-year-old victim was sitting on the bleachers at cheer practice around 5:25 p.m. Tuesday when she felt what was described as a "very painful, heavy slap" on her wrist. Her wrist then began to bleed.
The report states the student was taken to the hospital where an x-ray revealed a bullet lodged in her wrist. She was treated for the injury and released.
The victim told police she did not hear any gunshots, and did not expect her wound to be from a gunshot.
The Berkeley County School District says the stray bullet is believed to have been fired from an off-campus location.
According to a recorded phone notification message from Goose Creek Principal Jimmy Huskey, the school is cooperating with law enforcement in the investigation.
No word yet on any suspects.
Huskey left the message for parents of Goose Creek High, Sedgefield Intermediate, and Sedgefield Middle School students.
Huskey says the schools will follow a normal bell schedule Wednesday, and that safety remains the highest priority of the school district.
If you have any information on this incident, call Crime Stoppers at 843-554-1111.
Thursday, July 31 2014 9:48 PM EDT2014-08-01 01:48:50 GMT
Green Township Police are looking for a suspect after a man robbed Kroger while wielding a butcher knife. Police say the man entered the store on North Bend Road with the knife around 10:30 p.m. Wednesday.Full Story >
Green Township Police are looking for a suspect after a man robbed Kroger while wielding a butcher knife.Full Story >
Wednesday, July 30 2014 9:12 PM EDT2014-07-31 01:12:13 GMT
The tattoo has not previously been seen widely by the public because cameras are not allowed inside Indiana courtrooms. The Indiana Office of the Courts released the photo on July 30 as part of evidence logged in by police and presented to the court by the Floyd County Prosecutor's Office.Full Story >
The tattoo has not previously been seen widely by the public because cameras are not allowed inside Indiana courtrooms. The Indiana Office of the Courts released the photo on July 30 as part of evidence logged in by police and presented to the court by the Floyd County Prosecutor's Office.