Kaitlyn Luna, WBTW News 13

Kaitlyn Luna

WBTW News 13

Myrtle Beach, SC, United States

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Past articles by Kaitlyn:

One killed in officer-involved shooting in Darlington County

DARLINGTON COUNTY, S.C. (WBTW) — One person was killed Thursday in an officer-involved shooting in Darlington County, according to officials. Darlington County deputies responded to the area near the railroad tracks on McIver Road where it meets Old Florence Road. Officials did not provide a time when the incident began. “What we need to do […] → Read More

Deputies: 1 arrested after Marlboro Co. woman stabbed in eye

MARLBORO COUNTY, S.C. (WBTW) — Marlboro County deputies have arrested a man after they say he stabbed a woman in the eye. Around 7:45 p.m. Thursday, deputies responded to a home in the Tatum community of Marlboro County in reference to a stabbing. When deputies arrived, they found a female victim with a stab wound […] → Read More

Burn ban lifted for Horry County

HORRY COUNTY, S.C. (WBTW) — A burn ban that was in effect for Horry County has been lifted. The Horry County Government has lifted the ban Thursday morning, effective immediately. Residents are encouraged to still use caution when outdoor burning. Conditions over the next few days could still be unfavorable for burning. Horry County residents […] → Read More

Police investigate after man found dead in Marion home

MARION, S.C. (WBTW) — Marion police are investigating Monday after a man was found dead inside a home. The man was found inside a home in the 300 block of Jones Avenue, according to Lt. Tony Flowers with the Marion Police Department. At this time, police are treating the case as a homicide until they […] → Read More

$150K lottery ticket sold at Myrtle Beach Food Lion

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (WBTW) — A Powerball ticket worth $150,000 was sold a Myrtle Beach Food Lion. The ticket, sold at the Food Lion store at 3890 South Kings Highway, was worth $150,000 because the winner added PowerPlay for an additional $1, making their $50,000 prize increase to $150,000 when a “3” multiplier was drawn. For complete information on claiming prizes, visit sceducationlottery.com. → Read More

Police search for armed suspect in Conway

CONWAY, S.C. (WBTW) — Conway police need help identifying a male suspect who is wanted for presenting a firearm. Around 10 p.m. on March 8, a man was caught on camera presenting a firearm at the Murphy Express on 2735 Church Street, according to police. The suspect is described as a white male with dark […] → Read More

Darlington Raceway Throwback Parade returns for first time since 2019

DARLINGTON, S.C. (WBTW) — The Darlington Raceway Throwback Parade will be returning for the first time since 2019. The parade, formerly known as the Southern 500 Parade, will return as part of the Official Throwback Weekend of NASCAR on May 7. “As our community rallies around the Official Throwback Weekend of NASCAR, it is wonderful […] → Read More

Coroner IDs man killed when car crashes into utility pole in Darlington County

DARLINGTON COUNTY, S.C. (WBTW) — The coroner has identified a man killed Monday morning after a car crashed into a utility pole in Darlington County. Antwan Lucas, 25, of Hartsville, was killed when the car he was in ran off the road at about 5:15 a.m. in the area of Indian Branch Road near Lydia, […] → Read More

CareSouth Carolina, DHEC to open new combined location in Dillon

DILLON COUNTY, S.C. (WBTW) — CareSouth Carolina and SCDHEC are working together to open a new location in Dillon. Opening on May 10, the office located at 1016 Old Latta Highway in Dillon, will take over as the new location for both CareSouth Carolina–currently located at 207 East Monroe Street–and SCDHEC (Dillon County Health Department)–currently […] → Read More

2022 Sgt. Terrance Carraway scholarship accepting applications

FLORENCE, S.C. (WBTW) — The Sergeant Terrence Carraway Memorial Scholarship is now accepting applications for 2022. This need-based scholarship was established in January of 2019 to honor the life and work of Sergeant Terrence Carraway, whose watch ended October 3, 2018. The joint effort by the Terrence F. Carraway Foundation and Florence Police Department is […] → Read More

Crews respond to overnight fire in Loris

LORIS, S.C. (WBTW) — Tuesday night, Horry County Fire Rescue crews were sent to a residential fire in Loris. Around 11:30 p.m., crews were sent to the 2000 block of Cherry Hill Road for the fire, which is now under control, according to HCFR. There are no reported injuries and the fire is under investigation at this time. → Read More

1 dead after shooting in Dillon Sunday night

DILLON, S.C. (WBTW) — Dillon police are investigating after one person died in a shooting Sunday night. Police were called around 8:15 p.m. to the 100 block of West Dargan Street for calls of shots fired. One person died as a result of the shooting, according to police. Details are limited at this time. The […] → Read More

Darlington County issues burn ban

DARLINGTON COUNTY, S.C. (WBTW) — Darlington County Fire Chief Ricky Flowers has issued a burn ban for Darlington County. According to the South Carolina Forestry Commission, “Their three regional dispatch centers recorded 32 wildfires Thursday, most of which occurred in the central and eastern parts of the state, along both sides of the I-95 corridor […] → Read More

CCMF releases 2022 final artist lineup

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (WBTW) — The Carolina Country Music Fest has released their 2022 final artist lineup. Download the Carolina Country app to see the performance times and build your custom CCMF schedule. Some of the biggest names include Luke Bryan, Jason Aldean and Keith Urban. You can view the full list here. This year’s […] → Read More

Horry County initiates burn ban until further notice

HORRY COUNTY, S.C. (WBTW) — The Horry County government has initiated a burn ban because of current weather conditions. The outdoor burn ban is effective immediately for the unincorporated areas of Horry County and will remain in effect until further notice. The ban is in place due to low relative humidity, dry and windy conditions. All […] → Read More

1 displaced in Longs structure fire

LONGS, S.C. (WBTW) — One person was displaced in a structure fire Thursday morning in Longs. Around 5:54 a.m., Horry County Fire Rescue crews were sent to a structure fire on the 1,000 block of Pint Circle. There were no injuries and one person will be offered assistance from the American Red Cross of South Carolina. This fire is under investigation. → Read More

Lake city woman, 3 others accused of attacking man, hitting him with metal object

LAKE CITY, S.C. (WBTW) — A Lake City woman was arrested after police say she and three other people attacked a man in March of 2021. On March 6, Lidisha Hickson, 19, is accused of joining three other people in hitting and attacking a man in the area of 300 Wallace Street, according to arrest […] → Read More

$50K Powerball ticket sold in Little River

LITTLE RIVER, S.C. (WBTW) — A Powerball ticket sold at a Little River Food Lion is worth $50,000. The ticket was sold at the Food Lion store at 1699 Highway 17. The numbers are 15 – 32 – 36 – 48 – 64 and the Powerball number is 19. More than 11,000 players in South Carolina […] → Read More

Horry County lifts burn ban

HORRY COUNTY, S.C. (WBTW) — Horry County has lifted their burn ban for unincorporated areas of the county, effective immediately. All open burning in Horry County requires you to contact the South Carolina Forestry Commission at 1-800-986-5404, before the burn is started. More information about open burning in Horry County can be found here. → Read More

Troopers respond to deadly crash in Myrtle Beach

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (WBTW) — South Carolina Highway Patrol troopers are reporting a fatal crash Thursday morning. A little after 2:30 a.m., crews were sent to the area of US 501 and River Oaks Drive for a fatal crash, according to the SCHP website. Details are limited at this time. Count on News13 as we work to learn more. → Read More