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Man beat wife, snapped into military mode before killing SC officer in ambush, lawyer says

Christian McCall pleaded guilty to murder and several other charges in York County.His defense lawyer says McCall was drinking more than a gallon of whisky a week and snapped into his military training of kill-or-be-killed the night of Jan. 18 after he beat his wife, grabbed weapons, ammunition and

WYFF4.COM - 2018-05-22 17:28:00

Active Snake Season in South Carolina

On Saturday, an Anderson man kayaking in the Edisto River in Colleton County was bitten by a rattlesnake twice, officials say.

WLTX.COM - 2018-05-22 21:33:37

Here's how much Lexington County employees make

This databases contains the names, positions and salaries of Lexington County employees making $50,000 or more a year in base salary, which was provided toThe Stateupon request.

THE STATE - 2018-05-22 14:06:00

One of Three Dangerous Inmates on the Run Captured in Lexington County, Sheriff Says

Boltin, 27, is one of three inmates who escaped from the Orangeburg County Detention Center after overpowering a jail officer Saturday night.


WACH: Two men wanted for breaking into car, stealing credit cards

LEXINGTON COUNTY, SC (WACH) – Officers with the Lexington Police Department need the community’s help in finding two men wanted for breaking into a car and stealing items at a Planet Fitness.According to police, the men were then seen from surveillance video using stolen credit cards form the car at

WACH.COM - 2018-05-22 10:22:11

Woman Tried to Smuggle Marijuana, Meth into SC Prison

Brenda E. Pearson tried to pass a package containing 4.1 grams of meth, 16.7 grams of marijuana and 35.9 grams of synthetic marijuana to an inmate at Tyger River Correctional Institution on May 20, according to the South Carolina Department of Corrections.

WLTX.COM - 2018-05-22 20:28:44

AP News - Man agrees to life sentence for killing S Carolina officer

Records show Christian McCall was making nearly $100,000 a year at Wells Fargo with two kids and a wife in a Charlotte, North Carolina, suburb when his life started slowly unraveling.

TOWNHALL - 2018-05-22 14:53:00

Gibson Road to be closed Saturday for Lexington County Sheriff's Foundation 5K - ColaDaily.com | You need the news, not the paper

With the exception of Gibson Road, which will require a complete road closure around the immediate area of the Sheriff’s Department, safety concerns along the majority of the course will not necessitate complete road closures.Law enforcement officers will be present to control traffic in the area, b

COLADAILY.COM - 2018-05-21 15:10:44

Cafe Strudel location in Lexington officially open for business - ColaDaily.com | You need the news, not the paper

Recently, owner Trip Turbyfill and his wife Marila have decided to give it another go at their newest location that just opened Monday in Lexington. The 1.75 acre lot was formerly the old Kovachi’s restaurant, at 309 S Lake Drive.

COLADAILY.COM - 2018-05-23 00:26:36

Live Coverage- Second Orangeburg County Escapee Caught - ABC Columbia

ORANGEBURG, SC (WOLO)– Tuesday afternoon Orangeburg Sheriff’s Deputies announced that the second of three Orangeburg County escapees, on the run since Saturday, was captured.Now the search for the third inmate intensifies.

ABCCOLUMBIA.COM - 2018-05-22 22:36:11

Lexington County apartment fire displaces 11 residents

LEXINGTON COUNTY, S.C. (WACH) —A fire in Lexington County has displaced 11 residents from an apartment complex.The blaze happened at Lakeland Apartments on Old Chapin Road. Lexington County Fire Service responded.In a tweet posted at 1 a.m., the Lexington Police Department stated they assisted with


Lexington woman fighting for her life after being struck by impaired driver

LEXINGTON, SC (WIS) -A Lexington woman is recovering in the hospital after sustaining life-threatening injuries in a crash in early May.The crash happened around 9 a.m. on Saturday, May 5. Investigators say 27-year-old Megan Diffee was traveling southbound on U.S. 1 (Augusta Road) in Lexington towar


24-year-old "habitual offender" arrested after brief chase in Columbia

Jason Tremaine Spann, 24, allegedly refused to stop and continued on North Main Street and Prescott Road. Authorities say he struck an occupied utility truck but continued onto I-20 near Farrow Road.


Chapin Teen Broke Into Homes to Watch People Sleep, Deputies Say

Caleb Matthew Dawkins, 17, is charged with three counts of first degree burglary and four counts of voyeurism, according to arrest warrants.


Woman pleads guilty to involuntary manslaughter in 2016 shooting

Natila Tucker, 43, pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter and possession of a stolen vehicle.


Firefighters battle early morning Lexington apartment fire

Lexington County firefighters battled a blaze late last night and early this morning at the Lakeland Apartments, according to a Lexington Police Department tweet.All residents from the apartment complex on Old Chapin Road were evacuated from the burning building, according to the Tweet.This story wi


SC teachers and state workers rally for better pay

COLUMBIA, SC (WSPA) - "I want to be a second grade teacher so I need to come out here because I go to college this year and in the next four years I need to make sure that's a stable job because if not I need to find another one," a student said.


Here's when Cafe Strudel will open in Lexington

The wait is almost over, Lexington.Cafe Strudelwill open at 8 a.m. Monday, May 21.Initially, the restaurant will be open 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday with plans to add nights and weekends soon.Trip and Marila Turbyfillannounced last fallthey would open their second location in Lexington in


Man Wanted for Unlawful Conduct Toward a Child Believed to be in Columbia, Deputies Say

Sumter County, SC (WLTX) - Sumter County deputies are looking for a man wanted on an unlawful conduct toward a child charge.Deputies are asking for information about Kevin "Caliboi" Heyward, who they believe may be hiding out in the Columbia area.Heyward is described at being 6 feet tall weighing 15


Lexington: These retail changes are coming to Sunset Boulevard

In the Publix-anchored Lexington Place shopping center at Sunset Boulevard and Old Cherokee Road, two adjacent businesses have closed.Hot 4 Wings/Filippino Flairhas permanently closed and the location is listed for sale, according to a sign on the door. Next door, one of Lexington's twoGameStoplocat