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Columbia armed robber arrested
Sat, 28 Mar 2015 19:47:05 -0700

A man wanted for an holding up a Columbia convenience story at gunpoint earlier this week has been arrested.

UPDATE | Minor injuries in accident involving van and motorcycle
Wed, 11 Mar 2015 11:03:05 -0700

South Carolina Highway Patrol has released the names of the people involved in the crash on Richland Ave West on Wednesday afternoon.

Richland County sheriff defends investigating his own officers who shoot at, kill suspects
Sun, 22 Mar 2015 14:48:06 -0700

Richland County Sheriff cites in-house expertise, public trust to defend policy of investigating his own deputies. Click to Continue »

Family, friends remember Cambria County couple killed in South Carolina crash
Mon, 23 Mar 2015 15:41:45 -0700

By: Maria Miller RICHLAND, Pa. -- A weekend crash in South Carolina killed a couple from Cambria County. Family and friends are still shocked and saddened by the news of what happened, but they took time to share some memories with us Monday. The family told us the couple had been inseparable since they met. ...

ARCHIVE: Issues surface with Richland election director finalists
Fri, 13 Mar 2015 01:18:14 -0700

Exclusive: Questions have arisen about the three finalists for Richland Countys elections director job after The State newspaper found undisclosed issues in their work histories. One was accused of election-law… Click to Continue »

Man accused of leading Daytona Beach police on chase facing murder charge in South Carolina
Wed, 25 Mar 2015 15:02:26 -0700

The man accused of leading Daytona Beach police on a high-speed chase down Interstate 95 stood before a Volusia County judge Wednesday. Donald Harper Jr., 24, is a fugitive from South Carolina, where he’s accused of murder. Police said he fatally shot another man in the head, stole his car and then drove to Florida for spring break, Daytona Beach police said. Harper claimed self-defense and ...

Blythewood man charged with 10 counts of child porn
Tue, 31 Mar 2015 05:17:05 -0700

A Blythewood man has been charged with ten counts involving pornography.

Fraternity suspended after Univ. of SC student found dead
Wed, 18 Mar 2015 15:54:05 -0700

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A fraternity at the University of South Carolina has been suspended by its national chapter as authorities investigate the death of an 18-year-old member.

Top-seeded Gamecocks already No. 1 _ in attendance
Wed, 18 Mar 2015 23:49:55 -0700

The South Carolina women's basketball program has ended Tennessee's stranglehold on the sport and reigns supreme over Connecticut.

Truck carrying turkeys overturns and blocks I-26 exit ramp
Thu, 26 Mar 2015 03:32:12 -0700

An overturned truck is blocking an exit ramp on Interstate 26 in Richland County.