Coming up on THE News: Heidt's mother testifies

Here are stories WTOC is working on: The double murder trial of Craig Heidt opened Wednesday. He's accused of fatally shooting his father and brother in August 2008. His mother, Linda, who was shot in the face, took the stand. Get the latest from WTOC's Christy Hutchings who's in the courtroom.

Hundreds of Chatham County residents lined up early Wednesday morning, hoping to receive assistance on their energy bills. Lynda Figueredo has more details.

Lowcountry reporter Jaime Dailey is reporting on a fire department's Boston Butt fund-raiser that will help one of its own.

Unemployment benefits are set to run out for 2 million nationwide. Melanie Ruberti is finding out the impact for those in the Coastal Empire and Lowcountry.

Tim Guidera is talking to USC about the title championship game this Saturday. Check out WTOC's SEC Championship section.

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The WTOC News Team