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Case of woman who died in wreck after sister allegedly robbed Wal-Mart continues in South Carolina

COLUMBIA, S.C. (Legal Newsline) - The South Carolina Supreme Court has affirmed a lower court's decision over the battle to use evidence of negligent hiring of security personnel in a lawsuit over the death of the sister of an alleged shoplifter at a Wal-Mart - which occurred in the subsequent car c

LEGALNEWSLINE.COM - 2018-03-22 14:59:00

Man killed; wife, 2 children hurt after ambulance hits car head-on in Chester Co.

GREAT FALLS, S.C. - The South Carolina Highway Patrol has identified the man killed after an ambulance was involved in a crash along Highway 97 in Chester County near Great Falls Wednesday afternoon. Troopers said the ambulance went off the side of the road, overcorrected, and then traveled into the

WSOC-TV - 2018-03-22 13:15:16

Baby cried for 30 minutes at Rock Hill restaurant. Then the punch flew, police said. | The Herald

A Rock Hill woman was accused of hitting a man in the face at a restaurant when he complained that her baby would not stop crying, police said. Shacoya Latresa Long, 25, was charged with assault and battery after the 7:30 p.m. incident Tuesday at Luke's on Herlong Avenue in Rock Hill, according to

ROCK HILL HERALD - 2018-03-22 17:47:00

They call him Kid. He's fighting for air after Five Points shooting | The State

Back home in Winnsboro, he's known as "Kid." Kidron Amaziah Deal was a popular sight on campus at Fairfield Central High School, where he excelled as a two-sport athlete in football and baseball. Deal's old football coach, Demetrius Davis, was quick to visit Deal and his family after the 20-year-old

THE STATE - 2018-03-21 19:47:00

Winnsboro man shot in Five Points

WINNSBORO - A Winnsboro man was gunned down along with two other innocent bystanders in Five Points Saturday night, following the annual St. Pat's Day celebration. Deal Kidron Amaziah Deal, 20, was in a crowd that lingered after the celebration when he was shot in the face. A Hopkins man, Arthur Jon

BLYTHEWOODONLINE.COM - 2018-03-22 07:00:00

Winnsboro Native in Recovery from Five Points Shooting

Columbia, SC - (WLTX) Kindron Deal, often referred to as Deal or Kid, is a 20-year-old Winnsboro native and one of the victims shot during Sundays shooting at Five Points. "I'm still convinced that he's going to pull through 100% in his recovery" says Green Dr. J.R. Green, Fairfield County school

WLTX.COM - 2018-03-23 02:43:00

One victim dead, another injured in deadly Elgin shooting

Elgin, S.C. (WACH) --A shooting near Brazell Road in Columbia has left one victim dead, another in the hospital. The Richland County Sheriff's Department responded to a shots fired call around 5:30 p.m. Wednesday afternoon. Deputies arrived to the scene, which was a home with an "electrical" busines

WACH.COM - 2018-03-21 22:56:01

Trio arrested, charged in Chapin drug-making operation

A trio of men were arrested and charged in a drug-making operation in Chapin, according to the Lexington County Sheriff's Department. Deputies arrested Daniel Avinger, Cory Takach, and Eric Wallace on Tuesday morning. All will face multiple drug possession and trafficking charges. A tip, Sheriff Jay

WIS-TV - 2018-03-22 20:19:11

1 killed in wreck involving ambulance in South Carolina

GREAT FALLS, S.C. (AP) - One man has died after an ambulance crashed into a car in South Carolina. Local media reported the wreck happened Wednesday afternoon on state Highway 97 between Chester and Great Falls. Chester County sheriff's deputies say the driver of the car died and five other people w

WASHINGTON TIMES - 2018-03-22 14:25:50

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


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


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


Gaston man sentenced to life in prison, convicted of murder and criminal sexual conduct

Peter Coffey, 44 Columbia, S.C. (WOLO) - Eleventh Circuit Solicitor, Rick Hubbard, announced today that 44 year-old Peter Lynn Coffey was convicted of the 2015 murder and rape of Joanne Taylor. After an hour and a half deliberation, the jury came back with a guilty verdict which convicted Coffey of


Bi-Lo, Harveys parent company closing 94 stores, including 19 South Carolina locations | The State

The parent company for Bi-Lo and Harveys announced it is closing 94 "underperforming stores." That includes 19 of its grocery stores located in South Carolina, three in Columbia. The stores closing for good in Columbia include the Harveys located on Broad River Road, Decker Boulevard and North Main


Fire inside Walmart causes evacuation, damages estimated at $6 million

A fire inside the Walmart store on Garners Ferry Road caused customers to have to evacuate Thursday evening. Video sent to us from a viewer showed heavy smoke along with some firefighters inside the store. Columbia Fire Chief Aubrey Jenkins says there's no word on what started the fire just yet but


Columbia man owes more than $1 million to government for food stamp fraud | The State

A Columbia man was sentenced to prison and must pay more than $1,000,000 in restitution for his role in the theft of food stamp money. Christopher O'Berry, 43, was sentenced to 27 months in prison for theft of government money, according to U.S. Attorney Beth Drake. O'Berry was also ordered to pay $


Man arrested for attempted murder

WINNSBORO - A Winnsboro man has been charged with attempted murder and malicious injury for gunning down an acquaintance at the MP Mart across from Fairfield Central High School. The incident occurred on Feb. 20 at about 1:30 a.m. and involved several individuals at the scene. Reginald Walker, 24, w


Woman Charged With Stealing From Students During Walk-Out

Columbia, S.C. (WOLO)- Richland County deputies say 32 year old Aisha Evans is charged with three counts of petty larceny. Investigators say during Wednesday's walk-out event at Richland Northeast High School Evans took $180 from students bookbags that were left unattended in a classroom. Deputies s


Miami pedestrian bridge collapses, killing four people, crushing cars

MIAMI - A newly installed 950-ton pedestrian bridge at Florida International University collapsed Thursday, crushing vehicles on a busy highway below and killing at least four people, officials said. First responders recovered at least four bodies from the scene, Miami-Dade County Fire Chief Dave Do


Sister of Charleston church shooter, Dylann Roof arrested for bringing weapons, drugs to Midlands high school

COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) - Richland County deputies have arrested and charged the younger sister of Charleston church shooter, Dylann Roof. Morgan Roof, 18, is charged with simple possession of marijuana and two counts of carrying weapons on school grounds. Deputies say on Wednesday, the School Resource O