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Recent Articles by Emily
SC police chief among several law enforcement officials indicted on visa fraud, drug charges
Nine people, including seven law enforcement officers, have been indicted in federal court in SC on Visa fraud and drug charges, U.S. Attorney Sherri Lydon announced Friday
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Published March 29, 2019 at 5:58 PM
Former Midlands pastor charged with 12 counts of criminal sexual conduct with a child; victim says more are out there
The South Congaree Police Department has arrested a Prosperity man for criminal sexual conduct with a minor.
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Published March 27, 2019 at 5:19 PM
Fort Bragg collects cards for WWII veteran’s 100th birthday
A special member of Fort Bragg is turning 100 years old this week, and staff members need your help to make him feel special.
Published March 18, 2019 at 11:21 AM
‘It’s done, it’s gone, you got to keep going’: Holocaust survivor, 90, reflects on losing antique store in Bamberg fire
Crews have finally put out a massive structure fire that started late Tuesday night in downtown Bamberg.
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Published March 6, 2019 at 6:44 PM
Brookland-Cayce High School employee charged after assaulting student
A Brookland Cayce High School employee has been charged with 3rd degree Assault and Battery, according to the Cayce Department of Public Safety.
Published March 4, 2019 at 2:50 PM
’Some simply don’t believe we mean business:’ Orangeburg deputies arrest fifth suspect in ongoing crime suppression
An Orangeburg man has been arrested for drug possession in deputies’ ongoing effort to combat crime at an apartment complex.
Published February 13, 2019 at 12:13 PM
RCSD arrests woman for leaving 3-year-old in vehicle while she received manicure
A woman has been arrested in Richland County for Unlawful Conduct Towards a Child after leaving her 3-year-old in a vehicle while she got a manicure, RCSD deputies said.
Published February 11, 2019 at 12:29 PM
Police in SC identify ‘Karate Kid’-inspired suspect in purse-snatching caught on camera
With the public’s help, Swansea Police have positively identified a thief and karate master.
Published February 1, 2019 at 6:27 AM
UPDATE: Coroner ID’s pedestrian struck, killed by SLED vehicle on Millwood Ave.; SLED agent on administrative duties
A pedestrian has died after being hit by a vehicle on Millwood Avenue in Columbia.
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Published January 30, 2019 at 5:12 AM
SC man charged in the death of 5-year-old child
The Richland County Sheriff’s Department has made an arrest in connection with the murder of a 5-year-old child.
Published January 26, 2019 at 10:16 AM
Four children transported to hospital after vehicle hits SC daycare
At least four children have been transported to the hospital after a vehicle hit a daycare on Columbiana Drive Friday.
Published January 25, 2019 at 5:06 PM
Low magnitude earthquake reported in Fairfield Co.
A minor earthquake has been reported in Fairfield County.
Published January 24, 2019 at 5:08 PM
Officials close apartment complex in Columbia due to gas leaks after 2 found dead
An apartment complex in Columbia has been closed by authorities due to gas leaks after 2 were found dead Thursday.
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Published January 19, 2019 at 1:52 PM
1-year-old new face of Pantene gives everyone hair envy
Chanco, 1, is the new adorable face of Pantene.
Published January 17, 2019 at 12:58 PM
Richland County now ranks first in the state for reported human trafficking cases, according to new 2018 report
According to the report, Richland County is now the number one county for reported human trafficking cases in the state.
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Published January 11, 2019 at 6:46 PM
USC student wins $125K off Christmas lottery ticket from Grandma
A University of South Carolina sophomore will be starting classes on Monday with a little extra change in his pocket.
Published January 11, 2019 at 4:44 PM
Overturned tractor trailer causes delays on I-26WB in Orangeburg
An overturned tractor-trailer on I-26 Westbound in Orangeburg has caused delays for hours on Friday morning.
Published January 11, 2019 at 10:27 AM
‘We didn’t just win, we dominated.’ Former Ambassador Nikki Haley celebrates Clemson win
A familiar face was in the crowd, cheering on the Clemson Tigers. Former Ambassador to the United Nations and Clemson Alumna Nikki Haley gloated about the big win against Alabama Monday night.
Published January 8, 2019 at 11:05 AM
SC Rep. Mark Sanford warns of future ‘Hitler-like character’ in farewell message
U.S. Rep. Mark Sanford posted a lengthy congressional farewell message on Facebook Wednesday, with a warning regarding politics in the era of President Donald Trump.
Published December 27, 2018 at 11:26 AM
Officials investigating after body found in water at Finlay Park
Officials are on the scene at Finlay Park where an unresponsive male was found in a body of water.
Published December 14, 2018 at 6:09 PM
Newberry church becomes first in SC to provide sanctuary to undocumented immigrants
A church in Newberry County has announced their plans to become a sanctuary for undocumented immigrants.
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Published December 4, 2018 at 9:41 PM
SC Correctional Officer arrested for having romantic relationship with inmate, accepting gifts
A South Carolina Department of Corrections Correctional Officer has been arrested after officials say she had a romantic relationship with an inmate and accepted monetary gifts.
Published December 3, 2018 at 4:51 PM
UPDATE: Missing elderly couple from Charleston found safe
An elderly couple who were last seen in the Midlands on their way back to their Charleston home have been safely located, according to police.
Published November 29, 2018 at 3:56 PM
16-year-old Lower Richland High student arrested following social media threat towards himself
A 16-year-old Lower Richland High School student has been arrested after posting a threat on social media.
Published November 27, 2018 at 8:42 AM
DO YOU RECOGNIZE THIS RING? Lexington woman looking for the owner of found wedding band
If you or someone you know lost a wedding band in South Carolina, you may be in luck!
Published November 26, 2018 at 11:38 AM
USC announces presidential search committee members to find replacement for Pastides
The University of South Carolina announced the members of a search committee that will recommend candidates to replace President Harris Pastides.
Published November 7, 2018 at 11:48 AM
Election officials respond to machine malfunctions following voter complaints of ‘changed votes’
Richland County election officials are working to fix problems that have been reported at the polls.
Published November 6, 2018 at 2:10 PM
Girlfriend sentenced to 15 years for killing of former SC State football player
A woman has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for the killing of a former SC State football player.
Published October 31, 2018 at 4:54 PM
Sex offender who molested child in Midlands parking lot extradited from PA
A sex offender has been exradited from Pennsylvania to Kershaw County to answer for his crimes.
Published October 29, 2018 at 2:44 PM
SCSU investigating after student was robbed at campus housing complex
Officials are investigating after a South Carolina State University student was the victim of an armed robbery, according to a school alert sent Monday morning.
Published October 29, 2018 at 4:39 AM
2 killed, 9 others hurt, in ‘violent incident of huge magnitude’ at S.C. bar
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Man killed, two women hurt in Lake Murray boating accident
Coastal Routes UMass in 62-28 Road Win
More than 1,100 participate in Lowcountry breast cancer awareness walk
Tigers Score Early and Often, Defeat Charlotte 52-10