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Aiken man killed in wreck with garbage truck Friday morning

An elderly Aiken man was killed Friday morning in a wreck with a garbage truck on Old Barnwell Road in Aiken County. Richard Empoliti, 72, was pronounced dead at the scene, said Aiken County Coroner Tim Carlton. Empoliti was driving his 2005 Chevrolet P/U east on Old Barnwell Rd when he struck into

AIKEN STANDARD - 2018-01-19 16:11:00

Aiken driver dead after collision with sanitation truck

AIKEN (WJBF) - One man is dead after a deadly collision with a garbage truck in Aiken. The incident happened just before 8 a.m. Friday on Old Barnwell Road. 72-year-old Richard Empoliti was driving his pickup truck when he struck the rear of a sanitation truck that was stopped to collect garbage. Em

WJBF.COM - 2018-01-19 16:13:14

Warehouse Fire Shuts Portion of Highway

Sumter, SC (WOLO) - We are continuing to follow a developing story out of Sumter as fire officials work a massive warehouse fire. Fire officials tell us they have been trying to fight the blaze for more than 2 hours along Hauser street. The blaze is also causing some interruptions to traffic this mo

ABCCOLUMBIA.COM - 2018-01-19 12:21:00

Aiken man killed in collision with garbage truck

An Aiken man is dead after crashing into the back of a garbage truck in Aiken County. Seventy-two-year-old Richard Empoliti was driving his 2005 Chevrolet pickup truck east on Old Barnwell Road shortly before 8 a.m. Friday morning when he struck the back of a Tyler Sanitation truck that had stopped

WFXG.COM - 2018-01-19 16:15:35

Former Lexington County Sheriff Lewis McCarty dies at 76

McCarty Lewis LEXINGTON, S.C. (PRESS RELEASE)- A. Lewis McCarty, whose law enforcement career in Lexington County spanned more than three decades, has died at the age of 76. "Sheriff McCarty had an incredible influence on me as a law enforcement officer and leader," Lexington County Sheriff Jay Koon

ABCCOLUMBIA.COM - 2018-01-19 17:09:07

Teen Found Shot to Death

Columbia, SC (WOLO) -Richland County Deputies are investigating a homicide they say took place in the early hours of Friday morning. Officials have few details at this time, but have been able to confirm that an 18 year old teenager was shot dead in the front yard of his own home. Richland County De

ABCCOLUMBIA.COM - 2018-01-19 12:36:45

Man wanted for exposing himself at student apartment complex in Columbia

Authorities are seeking the public's help in identifying a man accused of exposing himself at a student apartment complex in Columbia. The unidentified man walked up to a woman at The Hub at 1416 Main Street on Monday and exposed himself, according to the Columbia Police Department. The man ran away

THE STATE - 2018-01-19 16:33:00

Columbia sued over Five Points fast-food restaurant

A long time Five Points restaurateur and developer has sued the city of Columbia for granting a special permit for a drive-thru window in a proposed fast-food restaurant at the high-profile corner of Harden Street and Santee Avenue. Richard Burts, who since 1988 has owned and operated buildings and

THE STATE - 2018-01-19 13:54:00

Execution date set for Knox man who raped, killed 7-year-old in 1985

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) -- The Supreme Court of Tennessee set an execution date for a man who raped and murdered a seven-year-old Knoxville girl more than 30 years ago. Billy Ray Irick was convicted of raping and murdering a girl he was babysitting in 1985. In September 2014, the court pushed backe

LOCAL8NOW.COM - 2018-01-19 01:26:00

3 Athens teenagers arrested in Polk shooting

Polk County Sheriff Steve Ross has announced the conclusion to an investigation of the fatal shooting of a young Bradley County man a week ago.Timothy Maklain Lawson, a Bradley Central High School ... This item is available in full to subscribers Steve Ross Polk County Sheriff Steve Ross has annou

CLEVELAND DAILY BANNER - 2018-01-19 15:46:00

Schools close as many counties continue to see icy roads

ATLANTA - The remaining snow and ice is still causing issues for some areas in Georgia as temperatures dropped below freezing Thursday night. [DOWNLOAD: WSB-TV's weather app for winter weather alerts] Several schools across the metro will be closed on Friday due to the lingering weather. School Clos

WSB-TV ATLANTA - 2018-01-19 08:28:00

Knoxville Police investigating fatal shooting

Police are investigating after a man was found dead from an apparent gunshot wound Wednesday night in east Knoxville. Officers responded to the intersection of Lay Avenue and Beaman Street at around 11:25 p.m. Wednesday to a report of an injured male, according to a Knoxville Police Department news

DAILY TIMES - 2018-01-19 05:00:00

Troubled West Knox motel hit with lawsuit after guest kidnapped, beaten and robbed

When a gospel group's bus broke down, the lead singer's stay at a West Knoxville motel might as well have brought him face-to-face with the devil, a lawsuit claims. Dennis Humphries, the founder and manager of the Smyrna, Tenn.-based HisSong trio, booked a room at the Motel 6, 326 Lovell Road, when

KNOXVILLE NEWS SENTINEL - 2018-01-19 10:00:06

Former Pilot Flying J sales executive testifies he complained to firm's president about fraud

Reporter Jamie Satterfield gives a midday update on the Pilot Flying J fraud trial Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2018. Four Pilot executives are on trial for cheating trucking customers on diesel rebates for 5 years. Jamie Satterfield/News Sentinel CHATTANOOGA, Tenn., - When former Pilot Flying J sales execu

KNOXVILLE NEWS SENTINEL - 2018-01-19 01:52:57

Former Sequoyah student killed in McMinn County wreck

A former Sequoyah High School student was killed and two more injured in a single-vehicle accident on County Road 580 near Athens late Saturday evening. Cynthia Villarreal, 20, of Etowah, was driving a 2016 Dodge Charger above the posted speed limit of 55 miles per hour in the northbound lane of Cou

THE ADVOCATE AND DEMOCRAT - 2018-01-18 13:00:00

Early morning wreck leads to two arrests

An Etowah woman and a Sweetwater man were arrested early Sunday after they crashed their van on Glenlock Road. Monroe County Sheriff's Cpl. Brian Millsaps said he went to a wreck on Glenlock Road around around 5 a.m. and found a van that appeared to have rolled when it wrecked. Millsaps said he foun

THE ADVOCATE AND DEMOCRAT - 2018-01-18 13:00:00

Cove man out on bond for murder arrested for sexual assault

Cove Leader-Press A 23-year-old Copperas Cove man out on bond for a charge of murder in Bell County now finds himself behind bars again, this time for charges of sexual assault of a child. Matthew Stoddard was arrested on January 9. According to the jail records, the arresting agency was the Cor

COVELEADERPRESS.COM - 2018-01-19 06:21:00

Local man indicted after police say he egged on shooter in Killeen

A Bell County Grand Jury on Wednesday indicted a Temple man for criminal solicitation of murder. Lawrence Charles Bryson, 23, was arrested by Temple Police in December and taken to the Bell County Jail, where was still being held Thursday on $200,000 bond. According to his arrest affidavit, the murd

KCEN TV NBC 6 - 2018-01-18 21:41:47

Warmer weather expected in Killeen area for the weekend

After the wintry chill lingered through the week, spring-like temperatures are expected this weekend for the Killeen-Fort Hood area. The National Weather Service is predicting highs in the 70s both Saturday and Sunday, with highs in the 60s moving into the work week. "It will be so abnormally warm t

KILLEEN DAILY HERALD - 2018-01-19 15:41:00

69-year-old woman beaten in home invasion

A 69-year-old woman was beaten early Thursday morning when two men reportedly broke into her home and assaulted her, Officer Shawana Neely said. The report said two men, possibly white, broke in through a side door and assaulted the woman at the residence in the 900 block of South 13th Street. Her m

TEMPLE DAILY TELEGRAM - 2018-01-18 23:33:00