No trace of appliance history, correspondence with first responders at Columbia Housing Authority

The Columbia Housing Authority says it has no historical record of fuel-burning appliances within its 244 units at Allen Benedict Court apartments, more than two months after two men were found dead from carbon monoxide poisoning.

  Michael Avenatti charged with trying to extort millions from Nike

Spokesman Ciaran McEvoy says the lawyer best known for representing porn actress Stormy Daniels in lawsuits against President Donald Trump faces federal charges in New York and California.
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  Second Parkland survivor dies in apparent suicide

For the second time in a week, a survivor of the 2018 mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School has died in an apparent suicide.

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  One lucky Powerball player in Columbia won $1 million in Saturday night’s drawing

  Former SC school administrator to appear in court on Monday on additional drug-related charges

  18-year-old-woman arrested in hammer, shooting death of 68-year-old Orangeburg man

  ‘I’d love to come back’: March Madness fans calling Columbia a city they will revisit

  River Drive near Broad River Bridge reopens after collision blocks lanes

River Drive near the Broad River Bridge is now open to traffic after a collision caused delays late Sunday night and early Monday morning.
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  Undercounting hate: FBI will not report its hate crime numbers again this year as required by law

The Uniform Crime Reporting Act of 1988 requires federal law enforcement agencies to submit information about their cases to a federal database maintained by the FBI; however, those agencies are currently not submitting data, including information about hate crimes.

  Coroner IDs child killed by hit-and-run driver

  Barnwell man found dead inside home from gunshot wounds

  KCSO investigating robbery, shooting inside Bethune home

  7-year-old dies after being struck by a vehicle in Aiken County

American Airlines extends flight cancellations into April to continue inspecting MAX aircraft

  Ohio man speaks out after arrest for brutal attack on child rape suspect

  Pedestrian struck and killed near SC 391 in Newberry Co.

  SC native, NBC News anchor Craig Melvin champions fight against homelessness at ‘Night of Promises’ gala

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  Trump declares victory now, but legal perils not over

Federal and state investigators in New York are deep into investigations of their own into Trump and those in his orbit, probes that some observers have long viewed as every bit as menacing as Mueller's two-year look into possible collusion with Russia to influence the 2016 presidential election.

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  USC Women’s basketball advance in NCAA to Sweet 16

  Visitors and Columbia locals enjoy Segra Fan Fest for March Madness

Fans piled into the Columbia Convention Center today for a little free family fun at the Segra Fan Fest to celebrate March Madness.

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Horry County Police thank community, identify lost child and find parents

  Veteran walks 607 miles, through tornadoes and storms, makes one request

  Home Works of America holds ‘March Madness’ workday to repair six Midlands homes

  How much plastic do you use? Students at USC create plastic footprint

  RCSD investigating shooting on Haviland Circle

Richland County deputies are investigating a shooting that took place on the 1400 block of Haviland Circle.
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Americans spent almost $40 billion while drunkenly shopping in last year

A little more than a quarter of Americans shop when they are drunk, and when they shop, they spend on average more than $700.

Chris Singleton released by Cubs, says baseball career is over

  Old Chapin Road closed for roadway repairs until March 27

  Local contestants from ‘The Voice’ give impromptu performance of Lady Gaga’s ‘Shallow’

  RCSD, Columbia Police arrest man dubbed the ‘cigarette bandit’ accused of committing 15 burglaries