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Cause of death released in Greenville County deputy-involved shooting

The Greenville County Coroner's Office has released an official cause of death in a deputy-involved shooting in the Poe Mill community Monday. Jermaine Massey, 35, of 234 3rd Ave., died of a gunshot wound to the torso. It remains unclear how many times Massey was struck. "We're not saying he was onl

GREENVILLE NEWS - 2018-03-23 15:42:16

Baby cried for 30 minutes at Rock Hill restaurant. Then the punch flew, police said. | The Herald

A Rock Hill woman was accused of hitting a man in the face at a restaurant when he complained that her baby would not stop crying, police said. Shacoya Latresa Long, 25, was charged with assault and battery after the 7:30 p.m. incident Tuesday at Luke's on Herlong Avenue in Rock Hill, according to

ROCK HILL HERALD - 2018-03-22 17:47:00

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

Suspect arrested in Fountain Inn stabbing

Shammaryah Dononique Tystazzia Walton FOUNTAIN INN, SC (WSPA) - A woman was stabbed multiple times and thrown out of a vehicle, according to Laurens Co. Sheriff's Office. Greenville Co. deputies say it happened near the intersection of McCarter Rd. and Milacron Drive around 9 a.m. She has been taken


Boutique bowling alley concept planned for downtown Spartanburg

The historic Kimbrell's building in downtown Spartanburg will be redeveloped as an entertainment venue featuring an eight-lane boutique bowling alley, restaurant, and event center similar to Stone Pin Company in Greenville. A trendy boutique bowling alley, restaurant, and event center concept is hea


Greenville Toys R Us cancels liquidation sale, frustrating shoppers

Shoppers who showed up looking for deals at a liquidation sale at Greenville's Toys R Us on Thursday morning were disappointed to find the sale had been canceled. "I think it was a ploy to sell stuff," said shopper Clifford James of Mauldin, one of many shoppers who walked away empty-handed. LaVonda

GREENVILLE NEWS - 2018-03-22 14:18:41

Report: Man finds 2 year old in parking lot

Cinnamon Chenise Flemmins, 38, of 305 Margaret St., Greenwood was arrested Tuesday and charged with unlawful conduct toward a child. Greenwood police went Tuesday to the Greenwood Housing Authority, where an employee had found a 2-year-old child wandering in a parking lot, according to a report. The


Elementary school evacuated after paper set on fire in bathroom, - FOX Carolina 21

Fountain Inn Elementary School was evacuated Monday morning after a fire was set in one of the school's restrooms, according to Beth Brotherton, a spokesperson for Greenville County Schools. Brotherton said the school was evacuated around 8:30 a.m. due to the smell of smoke. The fire department was


Spartanburg man sentenced to 15 years for distribution of heroin, cocaine

A Spartanburg man was sentenced Tuesday to 15 years in prison after being caught in possession of cocaine and heroin on multiple occasions, according to the 7th Circuit Solicitor's Office. Gerald J. Jeter, 61, pleaded guilty to seven charges that included possession of heroin with intent to distribu


Suspicious package found near Main Street in Mauldin, businesses evacuated

FILE MAULDIN, SC (WSPA) - Mauldin Police confirmed that several businesses near the intersection of Main Street and Butler Road have evacuated due to a suspicious package being found in the area. According to police, the intersection is currently blocked off to traffic. No other information has been


Anderson PD looking for suspects accused of stealing forklift fr - FOX Carolina 21

The Anderson Police Department is looking for suspects accused of stealing a forklift from Walmart. Officers said a 1980 Yale Forklift was stolen from the Walmart on Liberty Highway at approximately 3:00 a.m. on Mar. 8. The suspects were driving a white Ford-350 towing a trailer, police said. Off


House fire on Crestwood Drive in Greenville, American Red Cross assisting

GREENVILLE, SC (WSPA) - The American Red Cross is providing help to a victim after a house fire in Greenville Wednesday night. The house fire happened on Crestwood Drive near State Park Road. Parker Fire crews responded to the call and said the cause of the fire is undetermined. Fire officials said

WSPA.COM - 2018-03-23 00:54:33

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


Greenwood woman wins $1 million lottery prize

A Greenwood woman slept with $1 million under her pillow this week, according to a release from the state Education Lottery. "And I slept good," she said. The woman asked not to be identified, the release said. She cashed her lottery ticket Wednesday, and told lottery officials she bought it at the


Man wanted for criminal domestic violence in Lyman

Adrian Lamar Campbell LYMAN, SC (WSPA) - Lyman Police Department officials are searching for a man wanted on charges of domestic violence and violation of an order of protection. According to a news release, officers are searching for Adrian Lamar Campbell, of Spartanburg. Police said the latest inc


Man arrested after beating woman unconscious, cleaning up evidence, police say

Adrian Lamar Campbell accused of attack, violating order of protection, police say Updated: 6:32 PM EDT Mar 14, 2018 WYFF News 4 A man who beat his ex-girlfriend unconscious has been arrested, after he tried to clean up evidence of the assault, according to a police. The report says Adrian Campbe


Man accused of home invasion in Lyman

Allic Singleton (Source: Spartanburg Co. Detention Center) SPARTANBURG Co., SC (WSPA) - An Upstate man is behind bars on charges of a home invasion in Spartanburg County. Allic Andro Singleton, 43, of Fountain Inn has been charged with armed robbery, first-degree burglary, possession of a weapon du


2 arrested in home invasion, stabbing in Greenville Co.

Sandy Mitchell (left) - Alvin Summons (right) GREENVILLE Co., SC (WSPA) - Two people have been arrested in connection to a home invasion according to Greenville Co. Sheriff's Office. Investigators say it happened early morning on March 12 in the 100 block of Hampton Avenue. A person inside the apart


Saluda man faces charge of false use of social security number

Maria Barillas-Orozco, of Saluda, was charged with false use of a social security number, according to a news release Wednesday from the U.S. Attorney's Office. Barillas-Orozco could face up to five years behind bars and a fine of $250,000 if convicted of the charge, the release said. The case was i


ACLU to Greenville County school district on walkout: 'Children are in school, not jail'

Wade Hampton High School student council members talk about what they did to honor Parkland victims during the National School Walkout. Media wasn't allowed in the school during the national protest, but was escorted to the memorial once it was done. Lauren Petracca/Staff Officials at the American