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Trial delayed for Lexington man in killing his 5 kids

Authorities said the 36-year-old father killed his children at his Lexington home in 2014, put their bodies in plastic trash bags and drove for nine days around the Southeast before leaving them on a hillside in Camden, Alabama.

WLTX.COM - 2018-10-15 11:09:20

UPDATE: 2 dead in pursuit, crash involving law enforcement in Lexington County Monday

LEXINGTON, SC (WIS) - A chase that involved suspects pursued by Lexington County Sheriff’s Deputies has resulted in two deaths, South Carolina Highway Patrol’s Lance Corporal David Jones has confirmed.Police say deputies were in pursuit of a reported stolen car when it crashed into a commercial deli

WIS-TV - 2018-10-15 15:59:00

Look at the scene after a stolen car fleeing Lexington deputies crashed into a truck

A police chase involving a stolen car ended when the car crashed into a truck for a Columbia-area food bank in front of the SC State Farmers Market on Monday, Oct. 15, 2018. Deputies said injuries were reported.

THE STATE - 2018-10-15 00:00:00

Lexington Co. deputies ask help in finding stolen Boy Scouts trailer

LEXINGTON COUNTY, S.C. (WACH) —The Lexington County Sheriff's Department is asking the public's help in locating a Boy Scouts troop trailer that was reported missing Saturday.The assistant Scout Master with Troop 60 contacted WACH Fox and said the trailer was stolen Saturday night from Gilbert. The

WACH.COM - 2018-10-14 17:39:49

Prosperity Police: Woman accused of strong armed robbery of elderly person - ABC Columbia

PROSPERITY, SC (WOLO)– According to the Prosperity Police Department, a woman has been arrested, accused of strong arm robbery.The incident happened in early September, say police.Officials say it happened at the Miller Street apartments in Prosperity.

ABCCOLUMBIA.COM - 2018-10-15 18:35:18

Police Chase Ends in Crash on Charleston Highway

Lexington County, SC (WLTX) — A police chase has ended in a crash on Charleston Highway, near the State Farmers Market, according to the Lexington County Sheriff's Department.

WLTX.COM - 2018-10-15 16:11:40

Suspect in NE Columbia gas station shooting, charged

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WACH) —A 23-year-old is facing charges in connection with a shooting incident in Northeast Columbia.According to the Richland County Sheriff's Department, Alexis Aguilera Moreno has been charged with strong armed robbery.Just before 2 p.m. Friday deputies responded to a shooting at t

WACH.COM - 2018-10-15 10:16:07

Lexington County deputies need your help to identify theft suspect

Lexington County, SC (WLTX) — Lexington County deputies are asking for the public's help to identify a suspect in a recent theft.Deputies say the suspect was captured on camera going behind the counter and pocketing an employee's phone at a restaurant off Bush River Road on September 19.Lexington Co

WLTX.COM - 2018-10-14 21:03:48

Police: Midlands woman arrested, accused of strong-armed robbery of elderly person

PROSPERITY, SC (WIS) - The Prosperity Police Department announced the arrest of a woman who is accused of robbing an elderly victim in September.Police say Mary Jane Chandler was arrested on Oct. 12 by Newberry Police without incident. Chandler has been charged with strong-arm robbery following a Se

WIS-TV - 2018-10-15 14:59:00

Columbia man called Luke Cage after Tropical Storm Michael rescue

COLUMBIA, SC (WACH) --- Right now many people are dealing with the aftermath of Tropical Storm Michael.The deadly storm moved through South Carolina this week after leaving devastation in Florida and Georgia.Here in Columbia one family is happy to be alive in part because of their neighbor’s heroic

WACH.COM - 2018-10-15 10:37:24

Lexington deputies searching for man accused of stealing from restaurant employee

Anyone who may recognize the man in the video is urged by deputies to contact Crimestoppers by calling 1-888-CRIME-SC (888-274-6372) or visiting and emailing a tip. Your identity will be kept anonymous, and if your tip leads to an arrest, you could be eligible for a cash reward of up to $1,000.

WIS-TV - 2018-10-14 20:46:00

Deputies seek man after pocketing employee's phone at Bush River restaurant

LEXINGTON COUNTY, S.C. (WACH) —The Lexington County Sheriff's Department is asking the public's assistance in identifying a man who was seen on camera stealing an employee's phone.The incident happened September 19 at a restaurant on Bush River Road.Deputies say the man went behind the county and po

WACH.COM - 2018-10-14 16:32:13

Three charged after patrol car struck in pursuit of suspicious vehicle, Richland County deputies say

About a half of a mile down the road, deputies say the suspicious vehicle struck another vehicle, which then struck an off-duty deputy's patrol car.

WLTX.COM - 2018-10-14 02:53:08

Deputies in Lexington County investigate bank robbery on Platt Springs Rd.

The Lexington County Sheriff's Department is currently investigating a bank robbery on Platt Springs Road.Deputies are currently on the scene in the 3900 block of Platt Springs Road.Witnesses say a white man with a beard wearing a baseball cap presented a note to employees and demanded money before


Columbia Police say female shot on Oct. 5, has died - ColaDaily.com | You need the news, not the paper

The Columbia Police Department is reporting that a female victim who was shot in the upper body on October 5, had died. The incident took place at Waverly Place Apartments. The female died at a local hospital. The case is now being investigated as a murder. Investigators are working strong leads. C


Shooting Victim Dies, Suspect Now Sought for Murder - ABC Columbia

Columbia, S.C. (WOLO)–A woman has died after a shooting at a Midlands apartment complex earlier this month.Richland Co. coroner Gary Watts says 32 year old Cherelle Evans died from a gunshot wound to the upper body.Colubmia police say they are looking for a man resembling the sketch pictured above i

ABCCOLUMBIA.COM - 2018-10-14 21:04:48

Pelican’s SnoBall diabetic employee receives help from customers after going unconscious at work

COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) - A diabetic Midlands woman is thankful to be alive after her blood sugar fell at work.Mindy Capotosti works at the Pelican’s SnoBalls off Augusta Road in Lexington.Sunday, Oct. 7th her blood sugar dropped while she was alone and she went unconscious.“I’ve been diabetic for so lon

WIS-TV - 2018-10-14 22:34:00

Charges filed against Platt Springs Road bank robber

Leland L. Beatty, 33, has been charged with entering a bank with intent to steal, according to arrest warrants.

WIS-TV - 2018-10-13 22:10:00

RCSD deputy patrol car rear-ended on Live PD

COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) - An off-duty patrol car was rear-ended in the Village of Sandhills during the filming of Live PD tonight according to the Richland County Sheriff’s Department.Deputies say they were patrolling the Village at Sandhill when they spotted a suspicious vehicle without tags sitting in

LIVE5NEWS.COM - 2018-10-14 03:16:00

32-year-old woman dies in Columbia shooting, murder investigation underway

Columbia, SC (WLTX) - A woman who was shot last week succumbed to her injuries Saturday, and the suspect is still on the loose.