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5 students injured after tree falls on Greenville Co. school bus

Tree falls on Greenville County school bus (Mar. 21, 2018/FOX Carolina) Greenville County Schools said a bus was struck by a falling tree on Wednesday. The incident occurred on Old Grove Road and Gray Fox Trail around 5:20 p.m., the district said. According to the school district, the bus was carr

FOX CAROLINA - 2018-03-22 00:54:00

Disturbance at Anderson Co. apartment complex, several in custody

ANDERSON COUNTY, SC (WSPA) - Several people were taken into custody following an incident at an apartment complex in Anderson County Thursday night. Deputies responded to a large disturbance at Edgewood Square Apartments on Cherry Street in Pendleton. Police from Clemson and the South Carolina Highw

WSPA.COM - 2018-03-23 02:28:44

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

WSPA.COM - 2018-03-21 14:32:32

Person of interest sought in fork lift theft at Walmart in Anderson

ANDERSON, SC (WSPA) - Anderson Police Department officers are searching for a woman who is a person of interest in a theft of a stolen fork lift from Walmart in Anderson on March 8. According to news release, the woman reportedly stole a 1980 Yale fork lift from Walmart, located at 3812 Liberty High

WSPA.COM - 2018-03-21 19:56:25

Greenville Co. Law Enforcement Center evacuated due to suspicious package

GREENVILLE, SC (WSPA) - A suspicious package was found at the Greenville County Law Enforcement Center that houses the sheriff's office and police department. A Greenville Police spokesperson said the sheriff's office has begun an investigation and have evacuated the building. Sgt. Ryan Flood said t

WSPA.COM - 2018-03-22 18:04:14

Man shot, killed in Seneca, ruled homicide

SENECA, SC (WSPA) - A man was shot to death and his death has been ruled a homicide, according to Oconee Co. Coroner Karl Addis. The shooting was reported around 3:37 a.m. Wednesday morning in the 600 block of Lands Ends Rd. in the Crossroads Community. Jason Edward Dalton, 43, who lived at the loca

WSPA.COM - 2018-03-21 17:09:38

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

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

SPARTANBURG HERALD-JOURNAL - 2018-03-21 23:07:28

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

South Carolina sheriff: Deputy fatally shoots man with knife

GREENVILLE, S.C. - Authorities say a sheriff's deputy has fatally shot a man in South Carolina. Greenville County Sheriff Will Lewis tells news outlets a man wielding a knife was killed after charging at deputies Monday evening. He says deputies had been called out for a disturbance and found at lea


Deputy-involved shooting in Greenville Co., SLED investigating

GREENVILLE, SC (WSPA) - Deputies are currently at the scene of a shooting involving the Greenville County Sheriff's Office. The shooting happened in the area of 3rd Avenue near C Street. The South Carolina Law Enforcement Division is sending agents and crime scene agents to investigate the shooting.


Section of White Horse Road in Greenville blocked following coll - FOX Carolina 21

Investigators are on scene of a collision that has blocked the roadway at White Horse Road in Greenville County Monday evening. Per the SC Highway Patrol Real-Time Traffic Information system, the collision took place on US 25 at Welcome Avenue around 7 p.m. Our FOX Carolina crew on scene said the co


Standoff ends in Anderson after police use Taser

Chief Jim Stewart talks about using SWAT to help apprehend a woman threatening to harm herself in a home on Bellview Road in Anderson on Monday. Ken Ruinard/Independent Mail An Anderson Police Department SWAT team used a Taser to end a standoff at a home Monday afternoon. A parent called authoritie


One person dead after crash in Greenville, troopers say

Crash happened on Wade Hampton Boulevard Updated: 9:26 PM EDT Mar 19, 2018 One person dead after crash in Greenville, troopers say Crash happened on Wade Hampton Boulevard One person is dead Monday after a crash in Greenville, troopers with the South Carolina Highway Patrol said. The crash happe


Man borrows cellphone, reports armed man with hostages in Walmart bathroom, police say

A 31-year-old man is accused of making a false report of hostages being taken at an Upstate Walmart, according to a police report. Police and deputies responded Thursday afternoon to the Walmart on the Duncan Bypass in Union after a report of an armed man holding hostages in the bathroom of the sto