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Columbia man driving moped dies after collision

Nathan Lynell Turner, 38, died of blunt force trauma to the torso after the Tuesday night accident.

THE STATE - 2018-08-15 16:19:00

Columbia Police find body after "shots fired" call - ColaDaily.com | You need the news, not the paper

Columbia Police personnel responded initially to a shots fired call Tuesday at approximately 9 a.m.Officers arrived at Industrial Park (First Street South) where a body was found. According to a CPD report investigators are working to gather additional information about the incident. Updates will be

COLADAILY.COM - 2018-08-14 20:26:34

Her favorite squirrel was dead, but Columbia woman saved her cat from big rattlesnake

The resident of Northeast Columbia knew it was her favorite, because it was the one she always had to playfully yell at to keep out of her bird feeder, which is what it was lying next to.

THE STATE - 2018-08-15 20:18:00

Daughters of Brenda Jackson want answers in their mother's death

"It's like walking around in a nightmare, a dream you cant get out of," says an emotional Thomas.

WACH.COM - 2018-08-15 21:25:16

Spartanburg's Zion Williamson electric in Duke debut Wednesday night - ABC Columbia

MISSISSAUGA, Ontario — Spartanburg sensation Zion Williamson put in 29 points in his Duke debut Wednesday night, helping the Blue Devils rout Ryerson 86-67.

ABCCOLUMBIA.COM - 2018-08-16 02:45:40

Coroner identifies man killed while driving moped during accident

COLUMBIA, SC (WACH) – The Richland County Coroner’s Office has released the name of the man killed in an accident while driving his moped Wednesday night.According to Coroner Gary Watts, Nathan Lynell Turner was taken to the hospital after being hit by a car. He died at the hospital just after 11 p.

WACH.COM - 2018-08-15 16:39:59

School bus drivers needed in Richland County - ABC Columbia

Just a few days until school is back in session and the district is down 24 drivers.“We’re still screening applications and still interviewing to hire school bus drivers,”Keith Terry, Manager for safety and training said.

ABCCOLUMBIA.COM - 2018-08-16 03:04:58

Arrest Made in Blythewood Strong Arm Robbery

Deputies say Scott asked to buy a cigar from the Sharpe Shoppe at 230 Blythewood Road around 3:30 a.m. When the cashier went to open the register, he reportedly jumped the counter, stole cash from the register, then fled the scene.

WLTX.COM - 2018-08-15 20:22:25

Columbia man arrested on child pornography charges

COLUMBIA, S.C . (WACH) —A 34-year-old Columbia man is facing six charges in connection to the sexual exploitation of a minor according to South Carolina Attorney General Alan Wilson.William Edward Johnson was found to be in possession of multiple files of child pornography and was arrested on Tuesda

WACH.COM - 2018-08-15 11:22:03

Two Men Wearing Masks Robbed Columbia Zaxby's, Deputies Say

One man pointed a handgun at an employee, then both fled after stealing some cash, according to a report.

WLTX.COM - 2018-08-14 23:38:50

The Beyonce/Jay-Z concert will close this road for six days

One week before the artists take the stage, traffic will be diverted near Williams-Brice Stadium in Columbia, SC, in preparation for Beyonce and Jay-Z’s On The Road II concert Aug. 21.The stages for the OTR II stadium shows are a complex puzzle of pieces that take about a week to be assembled in ven

THE STATE - 2018-08-15 17:11:00

Fire Crews Fighting 'Persistent' Junkyard Fire in Columbia

Columbia, SC (WLTX) - Columbia Fire says they are currently on the scene of a junkyard fire in Columbia.The "persistent" fire is located at North Columbia Auto Salvage off Fairfield Road, according to a tweet by the Columbia Fire Department.Officials say tanker trucks and foam crews have been on the

WLTX.COM - 2018-08-15 18:48:34

Body found near business off I-77 in Columbia

Details are limited, but Columbia police spokeswoman Shawna Washington said the body was found near a business on 1st Street South, which is just off I-77 between Bluff Road and Shop Road.


Part of Clemson Road Closed Due to Sinkhole

Officials say a sinkhole on Clemson Road at Promenade Place is gushing water, closing the road in that area. The call came in around 4:30 a.m., according to Richland County dispatch.

WLTX.COM - 2018-08-15 10:21:02

Body Found at Industrial Park on Bluff Road in Columbia

Officers say around 9 a.m. they got a call of shots fired at Industrial Park, which is on 1st Street South. When they arrived, they found a body.

WLTX.COM - 2018-08-14 16:07:46

Man sentenced 20 years in prison following Charleston bank robbery

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WCBD) - The United States Attorney Sherri A. Lydon announced that Cory Ray Christie, 38, of Georgia, was sentenced yesterday in federal court for bank robbery.

COUNTON2.COM - 2018-08-14 18:35:59

Deputies Seeking Suspect(s) After Shooting Leaves Woman Dead in Northeast Columbia

Richland County, SC (WLTX) — Investigators are asking for the public's help to identify one or more suspect(s) wanted for murder after a fatal shooting left one person dead in Northeast Columbia early Sunday, according to Richland County deputies.


Fire Heavily Damages Business in West Columbia

LOCALFire Heavily Damages Business in West ColumbiaThick smoke could be seen coming from a small structure just off Meeting Street.West Columbia, SC (WLTX) - A fire has heavily damaged a business in West Columbia.Thick smoke could be seen coming from a small structure just off Meeting Street. Crews

WLTX.COM - 2018-08-14 21:42:10

Armed robbery investigation at Columbia convenience store

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO) – Someone robbed a convenience store in Columbia late Tuesday (8/14) night.The Columbia Police Department was on the scene around 11 p.m. for what they called an armed robbery.It happened at the Li’l Cricket gas station and convenience store at 2715 N. Main, which is just north o

ABCCOLUMBIA.COM - 2018-08-15 03:47:46

SC District 20 results: GOP candidates headed to primary runoff

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO) – Republican voters Tuesday (8/14) night have forced a runoff between attorney Benjamin Dunn and United Methodist Minister John Holler.Unofficial election numbers indicate the two failed to reach the 50% mark needed to avoid a runoff.According to scvotes.org, Dunn had 31% of the

ABCCOLUMBIA.COM - 2018-08-15 02:35:23