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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

Man Riding Bike Stole from Lexington School Construction Site, Deputies Say

Lexington County, SC (WLTX) - Lexington County deputies are looking for man they say stole construction materials from a Lexington school last month.In surveillance video, a man can be seen riding his bike and stopping at Red Bank Elementary School on July 26.After taking a bottle of water and hangi

WLTX.COM - 2018-08-14 23:28:42

Man wanted for stealing equipment from Midlands elementary school, deputies say

LEXINGTON COUNTY, SC (WACH) – Deputies need your help in identifying a man they say took items from a Midlands elementary school, according to the Lexington County Sheriff’s Department.A man can be seen through video surveillance at Red Bank Elementary School on July 26 taking construction equipment

WACH.COM - 2018-08-14 18:11:06

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

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

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

SC Senate 20 Primary: Harpootlian Wins for Dems, GOP Headed to Runoff

Columbia, SC (WLTX) - The Democrats know who'll represent them in a special election for a vacant South Carolina Senate seat, but it's still unclear who'll be the GOP candidate.

WLTX.COM - 2018-08-15 00:44:16

Investigators still have questions about three homicides in one week

COLUMBIA, SC (WACH) -- Right now, investigators still have a lot of questions about at least three homicides within the past week.

WACH.COM - 2018-08-14 19:19:11

Crash results in diesel spill in Lexington - ColaDaily.com | You need the news, not the paper

The Lexington County Fire Services, EMS and the Lexington Police Department are on the scene of a hazmat spill that occurred due to collision in the 5100 block of Sunset Boulevard. It’s the Target and Best Buy shopping center. Approximately 70-100 gallons of diesel leaked.The S.C. department of Hea

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Gushing water closes part of northeast Columbia roadway

Clemson Road is closed from Two Notch Road to North Springs Road, including all access to the Village at Sandhills from Clemson Road, the City of Columbia said in a release Wednesday morning.

THE STATE - 2018-08-15 07:24:00

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

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.

THE STATE - 2018-08-14 11:54:00

SC Senate 20 Primary: Harpootlian Wins for Dems, GOP Still Undecided

Columbia, SC (WLTX) - The Democrats know who'll represent them in a special election for a vacant South Carolina Senate seat, but it's still unclear who'll be the GOP candidate.

WLTX.COM - 2018-08-15 00:44:16

59-year-old man died after being struck by vehicle on Averyt Avenue - ABC Columbia

FileRICHLAND COUNTY, S.C. (WOLO) – A man was pronounced dead after being after being struck by a vehicle in the 1200 block of Averyt Avenue early Monday morning.The victim was identified as Aaron Lee Knight, 59.Richland County Coroner Gary Watts said Knight died on the scene as a result of blunt for

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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.

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Officials Identify Body Found in Columbia Pond Saturday

Andrew Laverne Threatt, 45, of Columbia was found in a pond in near the 8400 block of Old percival Road around 12:30 p.m. Saturday, according to Richland County coroner Gary Watts. While an autopsy has been conducted, Watts says the cause of death is 'pending further studies.'

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Coroner identifies man who died in collision on I-20 - ColaDaily.com | You need the news, not the paper

According to Fisher, Mr. Jacklin Philippe, 29, of Fayetteville, North Carolina was pronounced dead at an area hospital a short time after the accident. The cause of death was due to multiple traumatic injuries. Philippe, who was traveling at a high rate of speed, lost control, and collided with a gu

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South Carolina Electric Co-Op Corruption Exposed

A tip of our cap this Monday morning to reporterAvery WilksofThe (Columbia, S.C.) Statenewspaper, who published an excellentlong-form pieceexposing corruption within the Palmetto State’s network of electric cooperatives.

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West Columbia holding job fair for city departments - ColaDaily.com | You need the news, not the paper

The City of West Columbia announced they will be hosting a career fair Tuesday, August 21, to showcase the open positions in their different departments. The event will be from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., in the New Brookland Room at City Hall (200 N. 12th Street, West Columbia). Recently, the Police Departm

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Crews cleaning scene of Lexington Co. diesel spill

LEXINGTON COUNTY, SC (WACH) – Lexington County Fire officials and Lexington Police officers are on scene of a hazmat spill, according to the County of Lexington Twitter handle.

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