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Teen Dies After Car Catches Fire in Richland County

RICHLAND COUNTY, SC (WOLO)- A 16-year-old is dead after his car crashed and caught fire in Richland County on Saturday Morning. Troopers say the crash happened at the intersection of Two Notch Road and Clemson Road in Elgin at 12:30am. The car left the roadway, struck a guardrail and caught fire, ac

ABCCOLUMBIA.COM - 2018-03-17 17:36:49

10 SC residents arrested in child exploitation crackdown | The State

A collaboration between law enforcement divisions in eight southeastern states, including South Carolina, produced arrests of a total of 76 people on charges of child exploitation and the rescue or identification of 13 children identified as victims. Operation Southern Impact II began four months ag

THE STATE - 2018-03-16 21:41:00

One Dead After Collision Causes Car Fire

Columbia, SC (WLTX) - A single-vehicle collision left one person dead early Saturday morning. Troopers say a 2002 Cadillac Escalade veered off the side of the road when attempting to exit towards Clemson Road on US-1 north around 12:30 a.m. The driver reportedly died on scene after the car hit an em

WLTX.COM - 2018-03-17 17:44:00

Sumter School District driver charged after school bus loaded with kids goes into ditch

A Sumter School District bus driver has been charged with driving too fast for conditions after the bus - carrying 36 elementary and middle school children - went into a ditch on U.S. 378 about 3:10 p.m. on Monday. South Carolina Highway Patrol ... This item is available in full to subscribers A Sum


Troopers: One Dead, Another Injured in Orangeburg Crash

Orangeburg, SC (WLTX) - Troopers say one person is dead and another is injured after a crash in Orangeburg County Thursday night. Investigators say it happened around 9:25 pm on US-178 at Black Pond Road. Troopers say a man was driving a SUV westbound when the car crossed the center line and hit a t

WLTX.COM - 2018-03-16 14:51:00

Shaw Air Force Base in Sumter to conduct active threat exercises | The State

If you are headed towards Sumter Friday morning, there's no reason to become alarmed should you notice a large number of emergency services personnel around Shaw Air Force Base. It's all a part of an active threat exercise being conducted by Shaw's 20th Fighter Wing and local Sumter police, fire, an


Sumter man who was trapped under his car meets with the little boy who saved him

Sumter, SC (WACH)--A man who credits a 9-year-old for saving his life is out of the hospital today. Allen Clemmons was pinned under a car that he was working on and suffered from six broken ribs and a fractured pelvis. He says if it weren't for Malachi Coffey running to the rescue, he wouldn't be h

WACH.COM - 2018-03-16 18:03:32

Autopsy shows remains found in Sumter are from white male

Officials have determined the gender of the remains found in a wooded area in Sumter on Sunday. Skeletal remains discovered by children playing near Crystal Lakes Golf Course were determined to be those of a middle-aged white male through a ... This item is available in full to subscribers Officials