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Police arrived near an apartment complex on East Chapel Drive around 4 a.m. Wednesday. There are limited details at this time. Injuries are unknown. Our WIS reporter on scene saw officials investigating and taking pictures. Officials said that they were looking for a victim or suspect. They did not find either ...
After a 17-year-old Sumter athlete was shot and killed, police arrested four suspects Tuesday and are seeking the fifth. Though ... Jackson, 21, of Columbia, is wanted on charges of murder, attempted armed robbery, conspiracy and possession of a weapon during a violent crime, according to the statement.

A man wanted in two states was arrested in Columbia after he tried to buy thousands of dollars worth of marijuana in an undercover operation, according to police. Clifford Love, II, 42, was charged with possession with intent to distribute marijuana, the Columbia Police Department reported. Police said the ...
APEX, NC (WTVD/CNN) – After police arrested a sex offender because a substitute teacher reported he was talking to two teenage girls about sex, the teacher is being called a hero for stepping up when she saw something wrong. Police presented substitute teacher Karen Donaldson with a special citizen ...
MERRILLVILLE, IN (WLS/CNN) – Police said a 3-year-old girl accidentally shot her pregnant mother on Tuesday. Now the mother's boyfriend is in police custody. Merrillville police said the woman and her two children were sitting in a car outside a Plato's Closet store when the shooting happened.
He shoplifted from a Kohl's, crashed his car into a light pole and led police on a foot chase through the Lexington County woods, police say. But when 23-year-old Robert Benton hustled through the Hope Ferry Plantation neighborhood, seeking a place to hide, he made the mistake of picking the home of a ...

KERSHAW COUNTY, S.C. (WOLO) – Camden police are looking for a toddler after the child's uncle turned custody over to her father. Officials with the Department of Social Services reported the child missing on Tuesday, April 17 after the child's uncle reportedly told the worker that a day earlier the child's ...
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Twenty South Carolina prisoners have been killed at the hands of fellow inmates in the past 16 months. ... The prison is located 40 miles east of Columbia. ... He said inmates there roam freely, have easy access to cellphones and drugs, and are often left to police themselves.
The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department is warning people in South Carolina to be on the lookout for a wanted man who investigators say has ties to the Columbia and Spartanburg areas. Investigators say Joseph Abercrombie should be considered armed and dangerous. They say the 33-year-old has multiple ...
Forest Acres, S.C. (WOLO)– Police in Forest Acres are investigating a shooting that took place early Monday morning. Chief Gene Sealy says it happened at the intersection of Verner St. and Cherry Laurel Dr. Investigators say the incident began with an argument inside a car and ended with the shooting in ...
No arrests were made at the time, but several days later, Gilmore was taken to the emergency room by Columbia police officers after he was the victim of a robbery in an unrelated incident, ... Assault and battery of a high and aggravated nature carries up to 20 years in prison, under South Carolina law.
Brittany Jones believed a woman was "possessed" and attempted to perform an exorcism, police say. But the attempted exorcism was performed against another woman's will, according to the Columbia Police Department, who have arrested the 28-year-old Jones and charged her with first-degree assault ...
(Photo: Columbia Police Department). COLUMBIA, SC (AP) — Two women are facing charges in connection with an attempted exorcism where a 56-year-old victim was held against her will on March 19. Brittany Jones, 28, and Tiara Jones, 26, are both facing first-degree assault charges and kidnapping ...
Columbia Police Department investigators have arrested a 28-year-old female accused of assaulting a woman during an attempted exorcism. ... Citizens who can determine Tiara Jones' whereabouts are encouraged to contact CRIMESTOPPERS in any of the following ways: CALL toll-free, 888-CRIME-SC.
A teenager was arrested Monday for his role in a shooting in the Columbia Place mall parking lot, according to the Richland County Sheriff's Department. Two men were injured in a shooting Saturday, that occurred in the parking lot just after 2:30 p.m., the sheriff's department said. Tony Gilmore, 19, was ...
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Inmates armed with homemade knives fought each other for about seven hours over territory and money, leaving seven of them dead in the worst U.S. ... At least 17 prisoners were seriously injured at Lee Correctional Institution, South Carolina prisons chief Bryan Stirling said.
LOS ANGELES (KABC/CNN) - The LAPD's anti-piracy unit raided 21 locations in the city's fashion district downtown, and seized $700,000 worth of fake cosmetics, imitating popular brands like Urban Decay, Nars, and Mac. Officials said some of the makeup was contaminated with bacteria and human ...

Columbia, S.C. (WACH) -- The Columbia Police Department is looking into a string of home burglaries that occurred in a Rosewood neighborhood. Officers say that there were eight break-ins within two days that happened late last week. One man, Bob Carrier, says the neighborhood is otherwise peaceful but that he has ...
Surveillance footage from a reported attempted kidnapping in North Myrtle Beach has been released. (Source: City of North Myrtle Beach). Related LinksMore>>. NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) – Parents in North Myrtle Beach are shocked after police say an attempted kidnapping took place on ...
A felon wanted on multiple charges in North Carolina, including murder, may be hiding in the Columbia area, police said. Joseph Tyrell Abercrombie, 32, is wanted on charges of murder and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, according to the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department in North ...
Police tweeted for people to stay out of the area due to police activity. KPIX reported at least two Homeland Security units were responded. San Francisco General Hospital spokesman Brent Andrew told KPIX the hospital received patients from the incident but could not confirm a number. KRON is reporting ...
COLUMBIA, SC (WACH) – Police in North Carolina say a man wanted for murder could be hiding in Columbia. Joseph Tyrell Abercrombie, a.k.a “South Carolina” or “Jay,” is wanted for the murder of Antwain Maurice Price. Detectives identified Abercrombie as a suspect in the case during the investigation and obtained ...
Tyrell Abercrombie, who goes by the nicknames "South Carolina" or "Jay," is wanted for shooting Price on his birthday on December 14. Price was ... Ambercrobie may be staying at motels in Columbia or Spartanburg SC. ... Police advise that Abercrombie should be considered armed and dangerous.
An S.C. administrative law judge has ruled that the state should not extend the liquor license for The Roost, a late-night college bar in Five Points formerly ... which reopened under its new name last year after being closed by its owner at the urging of Columbia police, could not continue to operate under a ...
A former educator at a South Carolina group home for children has been arrested for possessing child pornography and his former students are being interviewed about their involvement with the man, according to law enforcement. William Avery Moulton-Fowler, 39, was charged with two counts of sexual ...
Columbia, SC (WLTX) - Charlotte police say a murder suspect could be in South Carolina, perhaps in the Columbia area. Officers are looking for Joseph Tyrell Abercrombie, who they say is wanted for the killing of a victim named Antwain Price. He's also wanted on unrelated warrants. Charlotte police say ...
Ernest Rodney Thompson, 47, is charged with malicious injury to personal property, according to jail and court records. He remains in the Alvin S. Glenn Detention Center. The vandalism happened Wednesday night at Main Street United Methodist Church, which sits on the 1800 block of Main Street about ...
As police searched his computer, they found he had been chatting online with Joanna before she went missing. The Lubbock County District Attorney's Office believed he had something to do with her disappearance, so they made a deal. If Rodriguez would tell them what happened to Rogers, they would ...
One man has been killed and at least one other person has been hurt in a weekend shooting in South Carolina. Local media outlets reported that Columbia police officers were called to a shooting around 9 p.m. Sunday. Police are trying to determine if two other people who showed up at a hospital are ...
It's been a week since the latest shooting in the Five Points region of downtown Columbia, South Carolina – and area's business association has yet to issue ... Lott has also previously offered to assist the city of Columbia, S.C. in its efforts to make Five Points safe, responding to reports that Columbia police ...
James Dempsey Slaton, 29, of Rock Hill, is now back in the York County jail where he is being held without bond on a charge of grand larceny, police and jail ... weeks but did not find him until late Saturday when police received information Slaton was staying at Red Roof Inn in Lexington outside Columbia.
Columbia Police's traffic safety unit is investigating an incident where a vehicle struck a pedestrian in downtown Columbia on Monday. COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) -. Columbia Police's traffic safety unit is investigating an incident where a vehicle struck a pedestrian in downtown Columbia on Monday.
One man was killed and another injured in a north Columbia shooting, and police are trying to determine if two more victims who showed up at a hospital later are connected. Richland County Coroner Gary Watts identified the deceased as 30-year-old Cory Cornelius Jenkins. He died of complications from ...
COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– Columbia Police are investigating a fatal shooting at a home in North Columbia Sunday night. Police say it happened around 9:00 p.m. at 41 Samson Circle. According to investigators, they found an unresponsive male inside the home. The victim has been identified by Richland ...
The body found on the Jackson State University campus Sunday afternoon has been identified as 19-year-old computer science major Lawrence Joshua. He was found in Dixon Residence Hall, and campus police are investigating. “Our hearts go out to his family, friends and the JSU community as we mourn this untimely ...
... to a Columbia hospital. At last check, police say those shot are expected to be okay, but they are asking for your help in finding a suspect, or suspects. If you have any information, you can contact Crimestoppers by calling 1-888-CRIME-SC (888-274-6372) or visiting www.midlandscrimestoppers.com and ...
A man accused of breaking into a woman's house near the University of South Carolina campus and stabbing her has been arrested, Columbia police say. Anthony Alonzo Baker, 49, is expected to be charged with first-degree burglary and first-degree assault and battery. He has a history of criminal ...
According to police reports, at approximately 8 a.m. the sheriff's office was alerted to a Twitter post made by Hilliard threatening Westwood High. ... Westwood, located in Blythewood, was one of a number of schools across South Carolina that were dealing with alleged threats in the wake of the high school ...
COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)–Columbia and USC Police were busy jumping at a chance to get wet for a good cause. Thursday officers took the 2018 ... The Gamecock Polar Plunge is sponsored by the University of South Carolina Department of Public Safety and Law Enforcement. Share. Facebook · Twitter ...
A Piggly Wiggly employee's sour day turned into a sweet Valentine's Day surprise thanks to a Montgomery police officer. On Tuesday, Ms. Illena, a cashier at Piggly Wiggly, was attempting to help a customer who consistently comes in and gives her a hard time. The Front End Manager Bailey Hamlin ...
Police ask anyone with any information to contact Crimestoppers by calling 1-888-CRIME-SC (888-274-6372) or visiting www.midlandscrimestoppers.com and emailing a tip. Your identity will be kept anonymous, and if your tip leads to an arrest, you could be eligible for a cash reward of up to $1,000.
A Columbia man was sentenced to a long time behind bars after a judge determined he was “a career offender.” Javier Fabian Kieonte Brown, 29, was sentenced to 262 months (or 21-plus years) in prison for possession of a firearm during a drug trafficking crime, according to U.S. Attorney Beth Drake.
A customer at a Columbia restaurant was so angry he didn't get a side of ranch with his order that he hit an employee and threw ranch dressing around the restaurant, according to police records. The incident happened at a restaurant on Greene Street around 2:30 a.m. Saturday, according to a Columbia ...
"[Evans] was very nervous," Oliver said."His demeanor was very, very nervous and I smelled some alcohol." According to Oliver, Evans told them they were coming from South Carolina. Oliver said Evans provided him with his correct name and social security number which Oliver ran through the system.
A search is ongoing for a 4-year-old girl who was reported missing Tuesday on Johns Island in the Charleston area, police said in a press conference Wednesday afternoon. Heidi Renae Todd was reported missing in the area of 2985 Sweetleaf Lane at 5:50 p.m., and the search for her continued on ...
Authorities are seeking the public's help in finding a man accused of exposing himself to a Walmart employee on Friday. Michael Edward Payne exposed himself on Friday to an employee at the Walmart on Garners Ferry Road, according to a news release from the Columbia Police Department.
"They fought for their life and did everything humanly possible to protect each other and themselves from this violent attack, " Los Angeles Police Capt. Lillian Carranza said. The woman who was working in the salon can be seen quickly running out to get help at a business next door. "The other words that ...
Free. daveq1@sc.rr.com. ... A charity event for Invest USA to raise money for bulletproof vests for police officers, their canine companions and first responders. ... Mid-Carolina Camellia Society Annual Sale: 1-5 p.m. at South Carolina State Farmers Market, 3483 Charleston Highway, West Columbia.
Rush, 34, was found dead in a grassy lot on East Newberry Avenue in Sumter. Harris is charged with conspiracy, accessory to attempted armed robbery and obstruction to justice. Lloyd is charged with conspiracy, attempted armed robbery and murder. Both were arrested without incident, police said, and ...
The Columbia Police Department wants to know who stole a dog from a city animal shelter. A female pit bull was stolen on Jan. 20, from The Animal Mission, at 127 Humane Lane, according to the police. That animal shelter is located near the I-77 exit on Shop Road. Police released surveillance pictures of ...


 

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