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HAZMAT team is working to stop a diesel leak in Lexington County

Lexington County photo. The Lexington County Fire Services HAZMAT team is working to stop a diesel leak from a tractor-trailer. It was involved in a single -vehicle accident on I-20 eastbound at mile marker 59. No injuries have been reported. Officials are asking motorists to slow down if you're tra

COLADAILY.COM - 2018-03-21 18:08:27

Columbia man killed in crash on I-26 identified by Richland County coroner | The State

The person killed in a single-vehicle collision on I-26 Monday night was identified by the coroner. Vann Keith Gibson, 50, was identified as the unrestrained passenger in a vehicle that left the roadway and struck a tree, according to Richland County Coroner Gary Watts. An autopsy indicated the Colu

THE STATE - 2018-03-20 22:43:00

Parents charged in death of 3-month-old Midlands baby

The parents of a 3-month-old baby who died in February have officially been charged in his death, according to the Columbia Police Department. The mother, Kiera Dominique McClinton, has been charged with homicide by child abuse and unlawful neglect of a child. McClinton was arrested on Monday at Co

WIS-TV - 2018-03-20 21:39:26

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

WLTX.COM - 2018-03-21 16:24:00

Lexington Police looking for Walmart shoplifters

The Lexington Police Department is asking for the public's help in identifying a subjects involved in two recent shoplifting incidents at the Walmart on Sunset Blvd. On two different dates, suspects entered the Walmart on Sunset Blvd. and took televisions. The first incident occurred on March 7 arou

WIS-TV - 2018-03-21 15:23:57

Former Lexington County corrections officer charged with misconduct

Lexington County officials have charged a former corrections officer with misconduct in office following multiple altercations with inmates in 2017. William Emerson Keel, Jr., 29, applied a neck restraint to an inmate causing the inmate to lose consciousness, according to officials. Keel had not be

WIS-TV - 2018-03-20 20:02:49

One Dead After Shooting at Richland County Apartment Complex

Richland County, SC (WLTX) - One person is dead after a shooting at an apartment complex in Columbia Wednesday. Richland County deputies responded to the scene at The Grove at St. Andrews on Zimalcrest Drive. That's in the northwest part of the county between Interstate 26 and Broad River Road. Offi

WLTX.COM - 2018-03-21 19:07:00

Lexington County CodeRED not issued for emergency Wednesday morning

Lexington County officials have addressed why some people received CodeRED calls early Wednesday morning. The notification did not indicate an emergency. "The calls that were sent out were not for an emergency notification, rather, to alert residents that the County is now utilizing this program to

WIS-TV - 2018-03-21 16:52:53

Woman Stabbed During Home Invasion in Columbia, Suspect Wanted

Police in Columbia are searching for a suspect who they say stabbed during a home invasion in Columbia late Monday night. Columbia Police say the incident happened in the 700 block of Henderson Street. The male suspect reportedly kicked in the door of the home, then injured the woman. Police say th

WLTX.COM - 2018-03-20 06:22:00

Man killed, teen injured in shootings at 2 Lexington County apartment complexes | The State

Man killed, teen injured in shootings at 2 Lexington County apartment complexes Two people were shot - one of them fatally - in the parking lots of adjacent Lexington County apartment complexes Sunday. The first shooting happened Sunday night in the parking lot of an apartment complex on Berryhill


Multiple vehicles struck by objects on I-26, Lexington County deputies investigating

Lexington County deputies are investigating multiple incidents of vehicles struck by objects while traveling under an overpass on Interstate 26 Sunday night. "Between about 10:50 and right after midnight last night, we received four reports of objects striking vehicles traveling west on I-26 near th

COLADAILY.COM - 2018-03-20 00:12:43

Jay-Z, Beyonce will bring their On The Run II tour to Columbia

Jay-Z and Beyonce have announced they will hold a concert in Columbia. The couple will bring their On the Run II tour to Williams-Brice Stadium on Aug. 21. On Tuesday morning, it was announced that the Columbia concert had been added along with Columbus, Ohio and Seattle. The tour is presented by

SPARTANBURG HERALD-JOURNAL - 2018-03-20 15:00:00

Two adults, juvenile in custody after Irmo police chase ends in crash

Police are on the scene of a vehicle crash that occurred following a police chase on Dreher Shoals Road. Two adults and a juvenile have been taken into custody, but officers are still investigating. All of Dreher Shoals Road is blocked off and traffic is being rerouted. WIS News 10 will continue

WIS-TV - 2018-03-20 21:49:50

Bi-Lo, Harveys parent company closing 94 stores, including 19 South Carolina locations | The State

The parent company for Bi-Lo and Harveys announced it is closing 94 "underperforming stores." That includes 19 of its grocery stores located in South Carolina, three in Columbia. The stores closing for good in Columbia include the Harveys located on Broad River Road, Decker Boulevard and North Main


Woman Charged With Stealing From Students During Walk-Out

Columbia, S.C. (WOLO)- Richland County deputies say 32 year old Aisha Evans is charged with three counts of petty larceny. Investigators say during Wednesday's walk-out event at Richland Northeast High School Evans took $180 from students bookbags that were left unattended in a classroom. Deputies s


Miami pedestrian bridge collapses, killing four people, crushing cars

MIAMI - A newly installed 950-ton pedestrian bridge at Florida International University collapsed Thursday, crushing vehicles on a busy highway below and killing at least four people, officials said. First responders recovered at least four bodies from the scene, Miami-Dade County Fire Chief Dave Do


Sister of Charleston church shooter, Dylann Roof arrested for bringing weapons, drugs to Midlands high school

COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) - Richland County deputies have arrested and charged the younger sister of Charleston church shooter, Dylann Roof. Morgan Roof, 18, is charged with simple possession of marijuana and two counts of carrying weapons on school grounds. Deputies say on Wednesday, the School Resource O


Columbia man owes more than $1 million to government for food stamp fraud | The State

A Columbia man was sentenced to prison and must pay more than $1,000,000 in restitution for his role in the theft of food stamp money. Christopher O'Berry, 43, was sentenced to 27 months in prison for theft of government money, according to U.S. Attorney Beth Drake. O'Berry was also ordered to pay $


Suspect arrested in theft of rent checks in Five Points | The State

Sign up today for a free 30 day free trial of unlimited digital access. Columbia Police Department arrested Kevin Galloway for allegedly stealing checks from drop boxes at the complex on March 10. Galloway has been charged with burglary third degree and property crimes third degree. He is being held


Custodian stole South Carolina students' money during walkout, sheriff says

COLUMBIA, S.C. - After students walked out of a South Carolina high school to protest gun violence Wednesday, a custodian stayed inside and allegedly helped herself to their belongings, according to WLTX. Aisha Evans, 32, faces three counts of petit larceny after stealing money from several Richland