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Massive fire burns 400,000-square-foot warehouse in Sumter

Firefighters are battling a massive warehouse fire in Sumter that has been raging since 4 a.m. It's way too early to tell what started the blaze that has destroyed a 400,000-square-foot warehouse building on Hauser Street, Sumter Fire Department Chief Karl Ford said. No one appears to have been insi

ITEM - 2018-01-19 08:00:00

Family of Sumter shooting victim to speak during press conference

The family of the deceased man who was found on East Newberry Avenue with suspected gunshot wounds on Saturday is scheduled to speak during a press conference at 3 p.m. today at Sumter County Sheriff's Office. Family members, along with county investigators, are seeking answers in the killing of Jar

ITEM - 2018-01-18 08:00:00

Warehouse Fire Shuts Portion of Highway

Sumter, SC (WOLO) - We are continuing to follow a developing story out of Sumter as fire officials work a massive warehouse fire. Fire officials tell us they have been trying to fight the blaze for more than 2 hours along Hauser street. The blaze is also causing some interruptions to traffic this mo

ABCCOLUMBIA.COM - 2018-01-19 12:21:00

Flames Engulf Warehouse, Prompting Street Closures in Sumter

Firefighters in Sumter, South Carolina, battled a large warehouse blaze through the early morning hours of January 18, prompting multiple street closures in the area. The fire - and its smoke plume - were so large they could be seen on weather radar, according to the National Weather Service. No inj

YAHOO! - 2018-01-19 17:34:47

Reward offered in shooting death of Sumter County man

Jamar Omar Rush/Courtesy: Family SUMTER, S.C. (WOLO) - Investigators with the Sumter Country Sheriff's Office are holding a news conference about a recent unsolved homicide. The body of Jarvis Omar Rush, 34, was found on East Newberry Street in Sumter just after 10 a.m. on January 13, according to t

ABCCOLUMBIA.COM - 2018-01-18 20:00:18

Teen Found Shot to Death

Columbia, SC (WOLO) -Richland County Deputies are investigating a homicide they say took place in the early hours of Friday morning. Officials have few details at this time, but have been able to confirm that an 18 year old teenager was shot dead in the front yard of his own home. Richland County De

ABCCOLUMBIA.COM - 2018-01-19 12:36:45

Former Lexington County Sheriff dies

Decorated and widely respected former Lexington County Sheriff Lewis McCarty died Friday. McCarty, a Columbia native, had been declining in health for several months before he died at Palmetto Health Baptist Hospital, according to a news release from the Richland County Sheriff's Department. He was

THE STATE - 2018-01-19 17:34:00

Collision closes multiple lanes on I-20 near Columbia

A single-vehicle collision on I-20 has impacted traffic shortly before the Thursday evening commute. The collision occurred before 4 p.m. near Exit 64B on I-20 heading west, according to the South Carolina Department of Transportation. Exit 64B is for traffic merging onto I-26 and heading toward do

THE STATE - 2018-01-18 21:18:00

Uptick In Thefts From Cars In Nanuet

NANUET, NY - Clarkstown police are urging Nanuet residents to take better precautions with their cars and the items they leave in their cars. That's because there's been an uptick in car larcenies and other property crimes in the Nanuet area. The crimes are primarily in the Hamlets and Avalon Garden

PATCH - 2018-01-19 14:09:37

Parsippany-based Wyndham hotel company to acquire La Quinta chain

Hotel operator Wyndham Worldwide Corporation, based in Parsippany, said Thursday it has entered into a deal to acquire the La Quinta hotel chain for $1.95 billion. Wyndham, in a press release, said La Quinta "will immediately become one of our flagship brands." The La Quinta hotels are expected to c

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2018-01-18 20:46:02

Making beautiful music together at Chapel Ridge

The twang of strings played on homemade "canjos" filled the downstairs dining room and lobby of Chapel Ridge Thursday as residents were taught how to create simple folk music during a workshop. By the end of the class, the same residents were playing their canjos, washboards and tambourines with mus

BRADFORD ERA - 2018-01-19 15:00:00

Jan. 18 boys basketball roundup: updated at 9:09 p.m.

OCIAA DIVISION I Middletown 92, Newburgh Free Academy 66 Middletown (6-4, 4-1 OCIAA): Marquis Gill 17 points; Noriel Brown 14 points; Keon Gill 12 points Newburgh (6-6, 0-5 OCIAA): Zach Barnes 19 points; Caleb Simmons 14 points OCIAA DIVISION II Washingtonville 87, Minisink Valley 41 Washingtonville

TIMES HERALD-RECORD - 2018-01-19 01:39:52

A lot of people in N.J. came from Trump's "s---hole" countries

Those immigrants from Trump's "s---hole" countries? A lot of them live in New Jersey (John Munson | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com) They battle the same endless traffic and transit delays, they pay the same outrageous property taxes and they number more than the entire city of Paterson. They are the 1

NJ.COM - 2018-01-18 12:46:01

Three charged in Wayne front-porch package theft

Wayne police arrested three men for allegedly stealing packages from the front porches of several residences, authorities said. At 4:10 p.m. Wednesday, Sgt. Don Davidson and officers Robert Hitson and Kyle Vergano responded to Harmony Lane after a resident reported they had seen three people in a ca

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2018-01-18 17:31:26

Municipal water pipes taking a beating this winter

The water main break on Holland Road on Sunday was the eighth break in the Village of Monroe this winter. Ernie Mabee III, the village's water treatment plant operator, has been keeping busy this winter, since the typical winter brings only three or four breaks in the whole season. A barrage of wate

TIMES HERALD-RECORD - 2018-01-19 01:11:26

Organ donations on the rise in NJ

Three years ago, Keath Gerald's congestive heart pumped at just 32 percent and he was on a collision course with calamity. "In and out of hospital 42 times, my barber was asking, 'do you do funeral arrangements?'" said Gerald. Gerald spent 29 days on the organ transplant waiting list, which seemed l

NJTVONLINE.ORG - 2018-01-19 01:00:00

East Providence shelter under quarantine after puppies contract deadly virus

EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- The East Providence animal shelter is under quarantine because two puppies rescued from an animal hoarding case last week have contracted canine parvoviris, a highly contagious viral disease that can cause death. Animal Control Supervisor William Muggle said he got official

PROVIDENCEJOURNAL.COM - 2018-01-19 14:45:16

East Providence puppies sickened with parvovirus

Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WLNE) - An East Providence animal shelter is under quarantine. Two of the puppies that were seized by the East Providence Animal Control after a hoarding situation have tested positive for parvovirus. Several others are also showing more mil

ABC6.COM - 2018-01-19 20:47:00

Police investigating marijuana theft from local facility

WARWICK, R.I. (WPRI) - A Fall River air conditioning contractor was arrested back in November after the Rhode Island Department of Business Regulation (DBR) said he stole a large quantity of marijuana from one of the state's licensed growers while he was working in the building. Warwick police confi

WPRI - 2018-01-19 02:40:51

'I've been healed of the shame': sex trafficking survivor shares her story at UMass Law

DARTMOUTH - When Jasmine Grace Marino was in her late teens, she graduated from a vocational-technical high school, looking forward to being a hairdresser and a writer. She never dreamed of being a sex trafficking victim, but it became her reality, she told a packed classroom at the UMass Dartmouth

SOUTH COAST TODAY - 2018-01-19 01:57:33