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School bus crash on Hwy 25 in Greenwood Co.

GREENWOOD COUNTY, SC (WSPA) - Greenwood County Sheriff's Office officials confirmed deputies are on-scene of a school bus crash on Highway 25.According to Sheriff Dennis Kelly, the crash occurred on Highway 25 near Nation Road.Kelly said South Carolina Highway Patrol is the lead agency at the scene.

WSPA.COM - 2018-10-19 18:04:18

Body found in woods on Deans Bridge Road identified

Body Found in/near water graphicAUGUSTA, Ga. (WJBF) - The Richmond County Coroners office is investigating a body that was found in South Augusta on October 15th.Coroner Mark Bowen tells NewsChannel 6 the body was found in the woods near the Wal-Mart on Deans Bridge Road.The body has been identified

WJBF.COM - 2018-10-19 18:39:51

Two suspicious deaths, one suspect

AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT)-- Investigators believe two suspicious deaths on Thursday link back to one suspect. Antonio Armour was arrested on murder charges and felony theft by taking-- in one case involving a body found at Red Roof Inn, and another case where a body was found at a home in south Augus

WRDW-TV - 2018-10-20 12:59:00

SC officer pulls over mayor during first day on duty

MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) - Typically one's first day on the job is memorable but one first-timer with the Myrtle Beach Police Department had a first day she will never forget. PTL Amanda Johnston stopped a driver for an expired tag and it turned out to be none other than Myrtle Beach Mayor Brenda Bet

WIS-TV - 2018-10-20 13:45:01

Greenwood man found guilty of drug trafficking, sentenced 25 years in prison

SPARTANBURG CO., S.C. (FOX CAROLINA) Spartanburg County deputies said Friday that a Greenwood man was found guilty of drug trafficking and possession with intent to distribute after a five day trial. 40-year-old Dana Morton was sentenced to 25 years in prison. Deputies said he was found guilty of t

FOX CAROLINA - 2018-10-19 21:13:00

The boys who tried to save Melquan Robinson’s life speak out about what happened

AUGUSTA, GA (WFXG) - It’s been four days since 12-year-old Melquan Robinson, Jr., lost his life at Fleming Park after being electrocuted. FOX 54 has continued bringing the latest on the incident, including the details in the police report. However, there has been some confusion in what exactly happe

WFXG.COM - 2018-10-20 01:04:00

At least 2 people still hospitalized after school bus crash

According to South Carolina Highway Patrol the school bus, carrying 35 people, ran off the road, hit a utility fence and pole and then crashed into the ditch. 29 people, 5 chaperons and the bus driver were on board.

WSPA.COM - 2018-10-21 01:15:28

Bond denied for Cook Out shooting suspect, 2 more wanted

Fredrick Smith Jackson SPARTANBURG, S.C. (WSPA) - Bond has been denied for one person arrested in connection to a shooting at Cook Out in which 6 people were shot. Smith Jackson was arrested and charged with five counts of assault/attempted murder, unlawful carrying of a pistol, possession of a weap

WSPA.COM - 2018-10-19 15:55:56

Homicide investigation underway in Augusta

AUGUSTA, GA - The Richmond County Sheriff's Office is investigating a homicide on South Kensington Drive.The Coroner's Office says that it happened at a residence on the 3400 Block.Coroner Mark Bowen says that 73 year old Esau Royal was found in his residence by family. Royal was pronounced dead at


Traffic stop leads to drug bust in Taliaferro County

Taliaferro County Sheriff Marc Richard says the motor home was coming from California, on it's way to Charleston. While on I-20 eastbound, the motor home began to drift off the side of the road.

WRDW-TV - 2018-10-20 15:33:00

UPDATE | Coroner identifies driver of fatal accident on Gordon Highway

AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) -- The victim killed in an early morning crash on Gordon Highway died from blunt force trauma, the coroner says.

WRDW-TV - 2018-10-19 15:03:00

Sheriff’s Office investigating suspicious death at Augusta Red Roof Inn

AUGUSTA, GA (WFXG) - The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office and Coroner’s Office are investigating a suspicious death at an Augusta hotel.According to Deputy Coroner Kenneth Boose, 35-year-old Ashley Loren Knowles was found dead inside a room at the Red Roof Inn on Washington Rd. at around 9:50 a.m. T


Superintendent: 10-12 students, adults hospitalized after school bus crashes into woods

GREENWOOD, SC (FOX Carolina) - The Abbeville County School District said between 10 and 12 students and adults were taken to the hospital after a school bus crashed into a wooded area in Greenwood County Friday afternoon.The crash happened on US 25 near Nation Road sometime after 1 p.m. per the SCHP

FOX CAROLINA - 2018-10-19 19:13:00

Homicide on S. Kensington Dr. in Augusta

AUGUSTA, GA (WFXG) - The Richmond County Coroner’s Office is investigating a homicide in Augusta.It happened at a home on the 3400 block of S. Kensington Dr. in Augusta Thursday night. The victim was pronounced dead at 8:55 p.m.The body will be sent to the GBI Crime Lab for autopsy. This investigati


City of Augusta issues response to young boy's electrocution death at city park

One child dead, two injured after being electrocuted at Fleming ParkAUGUSTA, Ga. (WJBF) - A young man has died after being electrocuted at a local park.The City of Augusta issued a response about the incident.In it, Administrator Janice Jackson says that she as well as Mayor Hardie Davis have reache


Columbia County investigators are looking for two shoplifting suspects

Thursday, October 18, 2018COLUMBIA COUNTY, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) -- Columbia County investigators are looking for two shoplifting suspects.Officials say the suspects stole $420.00 worth of merchandise from the Grovetown Walmart.If you are able to identify the suspects, you're asked to call (706) 541-2800.


UPDATE | DeGhelder person of interest indicted on charges unrelated to case

Thursday, October 18, 2018COLUMBIA COUNTY, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) -- Court records show a person of interest in the Andrya DeGhelder murder investigation has been indicted on multiple charges unrelated to the case.According to court documents, Christopher Gibson has been indicted on one entering an automob


Boy dies from electrocution after climbing fence to retrieve football

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) - A boy has died after touching a fence that became electrified at a park in east Georgia. News outlets report 12-year-old Melquan Robinson was at football practice Monday evening in an Augusta park when he grabbed the chain-link fence that had been electrified by a live wire. Rich


Man stabbed outside Cherry Street home

The police officers, investigators, and Thomson Fire and EMS responded to a call from a man reporting that he had been stabbed at a home in the 120 block of Cherry St. When the officers arrived at the home at approximately 11:30 a.m., Oct. 12, they found a man laying on the ground who appeared to h


Thomson teacher killed in NY plane crash

Jennifer Landrum, 45, a special education teacher and instructor of other subjects for the last year, was one of three people on aboard the private, twin engine Piper PA-34 that crashed into the waters about a mile off the shore in the Hamptons shortly after 11 a.m. Search crews first found the pilo