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Florence County Sheriff's Office confirms investigation at West Florence High School

FLORENCE, SC (WBTW) - The Florence County Sheriff's Office confirms it is involved in an investigation at West Florence High School. Major Mike Nunn says the sheriff's office is involved in an ongoing investigation of harassment at West Florence High School. Nunn could not confirm when the investiga

WBTW.COM - 2018-03-23 14:49:46

Suspect identified in Sumter School District bus hit-and-run wreck

The suspect in a hit-and-run wreck with a school bus that sent dozens to a hospital on Monday has been identified. According to a news release from Sumter Police Department, 35-year-old Marcus Antonio Nelson has been identified as the driver who allegedly rear-ended the stopped school bus and fled o

ITEM - 2018-03-22 07:00:00

Darlington County is searching for person dumping roof shingles on roads

DARLINGTON COUNTY, SC (WBTW) - Darlington County Code Enforcement is investigating piles of shingles that have been dumped on dirt roads around the county. Director of Developmental Services, Terri Cribb, reached out to News13 to ask the public for help in finding the culprit. "We're not sure if it'

WBTW.COM - 2018-03-23 05:37:37

Police charge 3 Hartsville Middle School students after threat with pellet gun

HARTSVILLE, SC (WBTW) - Three Hartsville Middle School students are charged with disturbing school and unlawful communication after waving around a pellet gun, police say. Lt. Mark Blair with the Hartsville Police Department says three students, whose names have not been released, were caught on cam

WBTW.COM - 2018-03-23 19:38:10

Man sentenced in shooting death of 5-year-old Hartsville boy

Rodney Thomas Pittman Jr.of Hartsville. DARLINGTON, SC (WBTW) - A Darlington County man will spend about four and a half years in prison after he pled guilty in the accidental shooting death of a 5-year-old boy. Rodney Pittman appeared in court Thursday morning and pled guilty to involuntary mansla

WBTW.COM - 2018-03-23 19:42:27

Florence man arrested by U.S. Marshals after five years on the run

FLORENCE, SC (WMBF) - A Florence man on the run for five years was arrested Wednesday morning in Georgia on federal drug and weapon charges. According to a press release from the U.S. Marshals Service, 27-year-old Darryl Wendell Graham was taken into custody in Duluth, Ga., for a 2013 federal indict

WMBF - 2018-03-21 23:13:33

2 shootings in less than 2 hours under investigation in Richland County | The State

Richland County Sheriff's deputies are investigating two separate shootings that occurred late Thursday night, according to the sheriff's department. Deputies were called at about 10 p.m. when Palmetto Health Richland reported a patient with a gunshot wound, according to officials. The man told dep

THE STATE - 2018-03-23 14:16:00

LIVE: Richland Co. Sheriff's Dept. to show drone technology used to capture Elgin double shooting suspect

One of the methods used Wednesday to assist Richland Co. deputies in safely capturing the Elgin double shooting suspect earlier this week was the use of their UVA Drone which was able to pinpoint and guide deputies to the suspect's location; the department will have Deputy Kim our operator do a demo

WIS-TV - 2018-03-23 13:55:16

They call him Kid. He's fighting for air after Five Points shooting | The State

Back home in Winnsboro, he's known as "Kid." Kidron Amaziah Deal was a popular sight on campus at Fairfield Central High School, where he excelled as a two-sport athlete in football and baseball. Deal's old football coach, Demetrius Davis, was quick to visit Deal and his family after the 20-year-old


One victim dead, another injured in deadly Elgin shooting

Elgin, S.C. (WACH) --A shooting near Brazell Road in Columbia has left one victim dead, another in the hospital. The Richland County Sheriff's Department responded to a shots fired call around 5:30 p.m. Wednesday afternoon. Deputies arrived to the scene, which was a home with an "electrical" busines

WACH.COM - 2018-03-21 22:56:01

Police find car with back window shot out on Ocean Boulevard

Myrtle Beach police discovered shattered glass, shell casings and more than 100 grams of pot in a designer purse after a call about a suspicious vehicle parked along Ocean Boulevard on St. Patrick's Day, a report said. Four men were arrested in connection with possession of marijuana and a gun. Mon


Clerk Shot During Lexington County Armed Robbery

Lexington County, SC (WLTX) - Lexington County deputies say a clerk at a store was shot Tuesday night during a robbery. The crime happened at the U.S. Mini Mart on Platt Springs Road. Officers say after the shooting, the two suspects ran from the store. The clerk is still in the hospital. Deputies s


Pate joins Palmetto Health-USC Family Medicine in Bishopville

BISHOPVILLE - Palmetto Health-USC Medical Group will open Palmetto Health-USC Family Medicine of Bishopville this spring according to a news release from the group. The practice will be led by longtime community physician Dr. ... This item is available in full to subscribers Pate joins Palmetto Heal

ITEM - 2018-03-22 10:06:01

Man killed; wife, 2 children hurt after ambulance hits car head-on in Chester Co.

GREAT FALLS, S.C. - The South Carolina Highway Patrol has identified the man killed after an ambulance was involved in a crash along Highway 97 in Chester County near Great Falls Wednesday afternoon. Troopers said the ambulance went off the side of the road, overcorrected, and then traveled into the

WSOC-TV - 2018-03-22 13:15:16

Teen Dies After Car Catches Fire in Richland County

RICHLAND COUNTY, SC (WOLO)- A 16-year-old is dead after his car crashed and caught fire in Richland County on Saturday Morning. Troopers say the crash happened at the intersection of Two Notch Road and Clemson Road in Elgin at 12:30am. The car left the roadway, struck a guardrail and caught fire, ac


One in custody after deputies find meth lab in Hartsville

HARTSVILLE, SC (WMBF) - A meth lab was discovered inside a Hartsville home Thursday afternoon, and one person is in custody. Darlington County Sheriff's deputies uncovered the meth lab at a home on Mainsail Drive in Hartsville, according to a news release from the department. "Patrol deputies went t


Five Below discount store to open April 6 in Florence mall

FLORENCE, S.C. - Five Below, a discount store chain based in Philadelphia, will hold a grand opening on Friday, April 6, for the new Florence location at Magnolia Mall. Five Below is one of the fastest-growing retailers in the nation with more than 630 stores in 32 states. The chain expects to open


Couple wanted for questioning about wallet stolen in Florence

FLORENCE, SC (WBTW) - Florence police released photos of a man and woman wanted for questioning for a stolen wallet. Lt. Mike Brandt says officers want to speak with the people in the photos about a wallet that was stolen Monday on Pamplico Highway. Copyright 2018 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rig


Fire inside Walmart causes evacuation, damages estimated at $6 million

A fire inside the Walmart store on Garners Ferry Road caused customers to have to evacuate Thursday evening. Video sent to us from a viewer showed heavy smoke along with some firefighters inside the store. Columbia Fire Chief Aubrey Jenkins says there's no word on what started the fire just yet but


Bennettsville standoff ends quickly with two arrests

BENNETTSVILLE, S.C. -- Bennettsville Police Thursday made entry to a home and arrested two people following a reported assault and short standoff on Crestview Drive. Bennettsville Police Department's special operations response team made entry into the home and made the arrests without further incid