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Deputies in South Carolina asking for info after woman found shot to death on the side of a roadWJCL1 DAY AGO

South Carolina woman dead after being pinned under police van on sand at Myrtle BeachThe Mirror US20 HOURS AGO

Corrections officer stabbed in head by South Carolina inmateFox News2 DAYS AGO

Single-vehicle crash on I-77 claims life of one driverwach.com19 HOURS AGO

WYFF4.com

Man shot, killed during South Carolina towing company's vehicle repossession, sheriff saysRICHLAND COUNTY, S.C. — A man angry with a South Carolina towing company over the repossession of a vehicle has led to the shooting death of another man, officials said Wednesday. (Above video is the Wednesday morning headlines for 6/12/24.) Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott said Raheem Deangelo Jackson,...

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WLTX.com

Tow truck driver killed, identified by coronerAccording to Coroner Rutherford, the victim is identified as Steven W. Hughes, 46, of Lexington, SC.

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The StateGun pointed at man at Midlands grocery store leads to drug bustTwo suspects were arrested following the incident at a Cayce Food Lion, leading to charges related to crack cocaine, marijuana and heroin.

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WLTX.com

Man arrested in deadly shooting of a tow truck driverThe shooting happened late last night on Fairmont road in Columbia as a driver was repossessing a car when he was killed.

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The StateSC man accused of burning his 3-year-old wanted after skipping trial, authorities sayA man charged with “maliciously and repeatedly” abusing his daughter after setting her on fire failed to show up for a court date and is now wanted, authorities said.

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WIS-TV

Coroner: No foul play suspected after missing man’s body found in Lexington County woodsGASTON, S.C. (WIS) - The Lexington County Coroner’s Office said no foul play is suspected in the death of a man found last week in the woods. The body of 37-year-old Joseph Matthew Kosmos was found Thursday in the woods near Gaston after an anonymous caller reported they saw the body.

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The StateThe Dawn Staley statue is on its way to Columbia. Here’s what we knowThe project was first announced in February 2023.

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WIS-TV

Pedestrian identified after being killed during collision near GastonCOLUMBIA, S.C. (WIS) - SC Highway Patrol (SCHP) is investigating a crash near Gaston that took the life of a pedestrian Saturday night. According to SCHP, the collision happened around 9:35 at Woodtrail Drive, near Meadowfield Drive, two miles west of Gaston. Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher has identified the...

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WIS-TV

FIRST ALERT TRAFFIC: Crash on I-26 E blocks all lanes en route from Chapin to ColumbiaCOLUMBIA, S.C. (WIS) - Cameras with the South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT) reported a crash on I-26 East Wednesday morning. The crash occurred at Exit 97 and has caused all lanes to be closed and has slowed traffic substantially. As of 10:00 a.m., SCDOT is reporting the scene has been cleared.

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WYFF4.com

Stolen trailer leads South Carolina deputies to middle of drug deal before major bust, sheriff saysORANGEBURG COUNTY, S.C. — A South Carolina sheriff says the trail leading to a stolen trailer ended with a drug deal in full view of deputies. (Above video is the Tuesday morning headlines for 6/11/24.) "When we pulled up to check on the trailer, we wound up in the...

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The StateJay Koon claims victory in Lexington County sheriff’s raceThe incumbent Lexington County sheriff faced multiple challenges in the GOP primary on Tuesday.

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WIS-TV

Van hits tree, catches fire off Parklane, at least two taken to hospitalCOLUMBIA, S.C. (WIS) - The Columbia Fire Department reported at least two people were taken to the hospital after a van caught on fire off Parklane Road. Firefighters said the van left the roadway, hit a tree and caught fire. They said three passengers were in the van and they all got out safely. However, at least two people were taken to the hospital via EMS.

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abccolumbia.com

Cayce Police: Civil disturbance leads to drugs being foundCAYCE, S.C. (WOLO)– Cayce Police officers said they were responding to a civil disturbance in a parking lot that led to several drugs being found. On Friday, June 7, Cayce Police Department officers responded to a civil disturbance in the parking lot of the Food Lion on Charleston Highway.

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WLTX.com

Heat builds through part of the weekendCOLUMBIA, S.C. — High pressure continues to build over our area from the north today, leading to dry conditions. However, moisture is expected to increase on Saturday, but rain is still not in the forecast. Expect hot temperatures on Friday and Saturday, with heat index values reaching 100 degrees.

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BIN: Black Information Network'Klan Is Back': Man Gets 3 Years For Posting KKK Flyers On Black ChurchesDaniels Walls was sentenced to three years in prison after pleading guilty to four counts of civil rights intimidation

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The StateSouth Carolina football lands three-star tight end prospect from FloridaHis announcement comes after his official visit over the weekend.

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abccolumbia.com

Local Living: Juneteenth Freedom Festival, Nova Festival, Reggaetronic Lake Murray Music FestivalCOLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO)— In today’s look at Local Living, the 8th annual Juneteenth Freedom Festival kicks off this Saturday. The event is from 12 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Dutch Square Mall. You can enjoy live music, food, activities for the kids, a job fair and much more.

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News19 WLTXSecond arrest in Sumter murder case; Adams charged with murderSUMTER, S.C. — Sumter Police have made a second arrest in a weeks-long murder investigation, authorities announced on Tuesday. According to police, 20-year-old Fernando Quintez Adams of Sumter was arrested on Monday in Richland County by the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division and the Richland County Sheriff's Department. Adams...

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wach.com

South Carolina is now considered a 'source state' for illegal gun activityCOLUMBIA, SC (WACH) --- In the wake of recent gun violence across the Midlands, its causing many to wonder how these guns are getting onto our streets. We did some digging and went directly to federal officials. We’ve learned that South Carolina is considered a source state for guns.

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very great place for people to move to! I have lived there most of my life. It isn't the best of towns but they do all come together as a strong town team. People in Gaston, does try the best at making the town a welcoming one.

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In the 21st century, most of the African-American population in the state lives in the Lowcountry and the Midlands areas, historically areas of their greatest concentrations of population.

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