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Woman ID'd in deadly Lancaster deputy-involved shooting Video included

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The Lancaster County Coroner says 55-year-old Ingrid Linda Mayer was the woman killed along the 1400 block of Grace Avenue in Lancaster on Thursday morning.

Bill McDaniels receives Order of the Palmetto Video included

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Bill McDaniels, a businessman and philanthropist was honored Thursday at a charity event benefiting Cancer Centers of Palmetto Health. McDaniels has been the driving force in raising nearly $4 million

Caller scamming victims pretending to be sheriff's deputy Video included

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It's a phone call you might never expect to get but it's a phone call a number of people throughout Richland County are getting.

Could your home have been a former meth lab? Video included

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Hundreds of properties in South Carolina were the site of a meth lab and majority of those locations have not been decontaminated.

Couple charged in child abuse case Video included

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The Clarendon County Sheriff's Office is investigating a suspected case of child abuse.

Microchip helps reunite family with cat missing for 2 years

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A cat missing just shy of two years was reunited with his owner in Greenville on Tuesday.

Veterans care facility receives $2.3M grant

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The E. Roy Stone Veterans Pavilion, a nursing home for South Carolina veterans on Harden Street in received a grant of more than $2 million from the Department of Veterans Affairs, Congressman James Clyburn

State Bar association attacks RGA ad on Sheheen Video included

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An ad by the Republican Governor's Association attacking Democrat Vincent Sheheen is catching flak -- not from Democrats, but from lawyers.

Solicitor: 'Factual and legal issues' prevents murder case from going to trial Video included

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The 6th Circuit Solicitor's Office told WIS Thursday "factual and legal issues" have prevented a 2006 homicide case from going to trial.

Coffee prices double following Brazil drought

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Coffee prices skyrocket after Brazil drought.

First lady gets resume from girl with jobless dad Video included

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Michelle Obama's annual question-and-answer session with the children of Executive Office employees has taken a somber turn.

Dutch Fork H.S. ranked 4th in state by U.S. News and World Report

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A Midlands High School has been ranked 4th in the state, based on state assessment performance and college preparation, according to a ranking of the Best High Schools in 2014 from U.S. News and World Report.

DNR officers locate body in Congaree River

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Department of Natural Resources search crews recovered a body while looking for a man who jumped off the Gervais Street Bridge in downtown Columbia two weeks ago.

Clemson's Swinney responds to faith, football debate Video included

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In wake of a national conversation following a complaint filed against Clemson University, the football team's head coach has responded to discussion about his faith.

What if you discover your home was a former meth lab? Video included

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Hundreds of properties in South Carolina were the site of a meth lab and majority of those locations have not been decontaminated.

SCGOP threatens legal action against independent gubernatorial candidate

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The state Republican Party is threatening legal action against an independent candidate for governor over the use of a phrase in his campaign ad.

Police say Union man killed stepdad with ax, knife

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Union police have filed another charge against the man accused of killing his stepfather, revealing he used an ax as a weapon.

2 suspects identified in Irmo business robbery Video included

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Irmo police officers need help in order to identify a man and a woman involved in an armed robbery Wednesday.

Family sues Orangeburg jail over man's death

The family of a man who died in the Orangeburg jail is suing, contending he did not get adequate medical care.

Overturned 18-wheeler blocking one lane of I-20 Video included

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An overturned tractor trailer is blocking one lane of Interstate 20 Eastbound in Kershaw County.

Special education teacher named SC Teacher of the Year Video included

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Jennifer Ainsworth, Horry County Schools' Teacher of the Year, was named the South Carolina Teacher of the Year at a ceremony Wednesday night.

Gamecocks win 6-1 over USC Upstate

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COLUMBIA, SC – A four-run fifth inning helped lift eighth-ranked South Carolina to a 6-1 win over USC Upstate on Wednesday night in non-conference action at Carolina Stadium. The Gamecocks improve to 32-10

Woman arrested after leaving loaded gun in Chick-fil-A bathroom Video included

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Camden Police arrested a woman after a group of girls found a loaded .45-caliber pistol inside the bathroom of a fast food restaurant.

Police: 6-year-old accidentally shoots woman in car, kills her Video included

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A woman was accidentally shot and killed by a child in Easley on Thursday afternoon, Maj. Tim Tollison confirmed to FOX Carolina.

Man wanted in connection with fatal shooting arrested

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Lexington County Sheriff's Department deputies, detectives, and members of the fugitive task force, in cooperation with agents from South Carolina Law Enforcement Division (SLED) on Wednesday, arrested

Lexington teen honoring mother by helping others Video included

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A Lexington teenager is honoring her mother by helping others.

Waffle House waitress gets needed help to fund funeral for regular customer Video included

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Mike Pardalis sometimes didn't talk at all. He might have been quiet, but his impact on Mandi Gardner was huge.

Video released of horse carriage speeding down street before crash Video included

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Authorities have released video footage of a horse carriage speeding down a downtown Charleston street before crashing into the market Tuesday afternoon.

J.Crew, Anthropologie coming to Forest Acres

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J.Crew and Athropologie stores are coming to Forest Acres by the end of the year, the developer of Trenholm Plaza told WIS Wednesday. The store will be occupying part of the former Books a Million site,

CPD launches drive to recruit new talent to department Video included

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The Columbia Police Department has been through some trying times over the past few years. Now, as things begin to settle under new chief Skip Holbrook, the department's administration is hoping to get

Volunteers stepping up to help the state's most vulnerable children Video included

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Many of South Carolina's abused and neglected children have advocates who are working on their behalf.

House leadership still going back and forth on ethics reform bill Video included

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A massive ethics bill has gone back and forth through the House and Senate with still no clear solution. "This bill is going to get amended, it's going to go back to the Senate," said House Minority

2 arrested for vehicle break-ins in Lexington County neighborhood

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Investigators with the Lexington County Sheriff's Department arrested a Lexington woman and a Columbia man for breaking into motor vehicles and criminal conspiracy, the Lexington County Sheriff's Department

Newborn recovering after found in Greenville trash can Video included

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A woman has been charged after her newborn baby boy was found in a trash can outside a Greenville home on Monday, according to police.

Officials identify body found on Garden City beach

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 A dead body was discovered on the beach in Garden City and reported to the Murrells Inlet Garden City Fire Rescue Tuesday morning, officials from the department confirmed.


Veterans rally at State House to seek benefits

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Dozens of South Carolina veterans gathered at the Statehouse on Wednesday to press lawmakers to boost benefits for those who served in the military and their families.

Recognize these men? Call Crimestoppers if you do

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Do you recognize the men in these photos? They are wanted for stealing scrap metal from a business in Kershaw County.

New images show stowaway teen's footprints Video included

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Sources say the stowaway teen from San Jose passed not one, not two, but three pre-flight inspections.

Gamecocks infielder may be out for season

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University of South Carolina second baseman Max Schrock may be out for the rest of the season.

SC unemployed can seek benefits via smartphones

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South Carolina's unemployment agency has launched a free app that allows jobless residents to seek weekly benefits through their iPhones.

2 former police officers indicted for using taser multiple times on victim

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Two former Marion Police officers were indicted on federal charges Wednesday in connection with an April 2013 incident in which they allegedly used their tasers multiple times on a female citizen.

Suspect in officer-involved shooting threw marijuana bags out of car during chase Video included

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Richland County Sheriff's Department deputies are investigating an officer-involved shooting near Interstate 20 and Broad River Road.

FBI seeks victims of suspected international child predator with ties to SC

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The FBI is asking for the public's help to identify at least 90 potential victims of a suspected child predator who maintained a home in South Carolina.

Crash with injuries ties up traffic on busy road

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Columbia Police say a crash with injuries is causing traffic problems on Percival Road Wednesday morning.

Early morning crash on I-26 slows traffic to a crawl

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An early morning crash slowed traffic to a crawl on Interstate 26 at the 106 mile marker Wednesday morning.

Jury trial requested for case of DUI crash that killed White Knoll student

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A man charged in a deadly DUI crash that killed a White Knoll High School student has requested a jury trial.

Six runs in the 6th power South Carolina over Davidson

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Eighth ranked South Carolina broke open a one-run game with six runs in the bottom of the sixth inning and five Gamecock pitchers combined for a six-hit shutout in an 8-0 victory over Davidson on Tuesday night in non-conference action at Carolina Stadium.

Sheriff: Suspect shaved head to evade investigators in murder case

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Investigators in Lexington County have finally been able to identify a suspect in connection with a fatal shooting on Berryhill Road back in February.

Senators: Documents show Koller violating state law Video included

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Senators say a stack of internal reports prove Social Services Department Director Lillian Koller is violating state law through her management of the department.

Stowaway was trying to get to Somalia, ended up in Hawaii Video included

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Teen stowaway may have been trying to get to Africa but ended up in Maui...

Riverbanks Zoo and Garden celebrates 40 years in Midlands Video included

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40 years after opening, Riverbanks Zoo and Garden draws a million people a year from all over.

Chief: Police patrolling plan for Five Points, Vista 'not sustainable' Video included

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Columbia's new police chief says the way his officers are patrolling trouble spots like Five Points and Main Street downtown are not sustainable in the long term.

DNR searching river for person who jumped off I-20 bridge

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The South Carolina Department of Resources says officers are searching the Broad River for a person who jumped off the Interstate 20 bridge.

Clemson's McDaniels leaving for NBA

K.J. McDaniels is leaving Clemson for the NBA draft.

Michaels details store locations, dates in security breach

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Michaels narrowed down specific dates for each of the stores involved in a security breach that lasted about eight months and affected 3 million users.

High school senior kicked out of prom for wearing pants Video included

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According to a senior at Cherryville High School, a pair of her red skinny jeans got her kicked out of her Senior Prom and has started a bit of a controversy at the school since.

Family: 'Baby mama drama' led to frozen food attack on cars

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The relative of a man whose car was attacked with jelly and frozen food items said the assault stemmed from a domestic dispute.

Hanahan teenager risks her life to help 72-year-old killed by fallen tree Video included

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A 72-year-old man is dead after a tree fell on a home in Hanahan early Monday morning, according to the Berkeley County Coroners Office.

Len Kiese puts the Charming in Cha-Cha, prepares for DWTS Lexington Video included

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WIS Sunrise anchor Len Kiese is trading his suit and tie for a pair of ballroom dancing shoes, and he's asking for your vote.

Man accused of exposing himself to student near school

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An Eastover man was arrested Monday morning for exposing himself to a girl who was walking to school.

CPD: Men posing as electric workers stole valuables from couple

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Columbia police say an elderly couple has been victimized by two men posing as electric company workers.

Woman's college fund for kids wiped out by hackers Video included

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The state of South Carolina could invest another $27 million to protect your identity next year. The proposed budget includes more credit monitoring and stricter cyber security measures for state agencies.

Why was accused home invasion suspect out on bond for murder charge? Video included

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Why was a man accused of a home invasion in West Columbia allowed to be out on the streets in the first place? That's the question some are asking in the case of Nathaniel Hunter, a man with a long criminal history and someone who also happened to be out on bond in a murder case.

Coroner identifies 2nd person killed by Garden City house fire Video included

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Two people died and five people were sent to the hospital after a fire at a three-story house in Garden City, officials confirmed.

American Meb Keflezighi wins Boston Marathon

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A year ago, an injured Meb Keflezighi watched the Boston Marathon from the stands at the finish line on Boylston Street, leaving five minutes before the bombs went off.

South Carolinians make the trip to Boston Marathon Video included

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More than 200 South Carolinians made the trip to Massachusetts to run in the 2014 Boston Marathon. Two participants from the Midlands, Anita Recchio and Scott Flicker, said it was the experience of a lifetime.

New revenue could fund water park in Springdale Video included

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Lexington County voters will be asked this fall for a penny tax to fund capital projects county wide. Voters will know exactly what that penny will buy. A commission is now assembling a list of projects.

Man dies after being shot at federal courthouse

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Defendant Siale Angilau was listening to a witness describe gang initiation rituals on Monday when authorities said he grabbed a pen, rushed toward the witness and lunged at him.

Airport restaurant server gets big tip, very special note Video included

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Mijai Wallace works at Bad Daddy's inside the airport. Last Thursday was a lot like any other day. Nothing seemed unusual about the woman with the ponytail.

Miley Cyrus no longer in KC hospital, postpones rest of tour

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An ailing Miley Cyrus is no longer in a Kansas City hospital, but posted on her Twitter page Friday morning that she is "sick of waking up to needles." She has postponed the rest of her Bangerz concert tour.

Nearly 50 arrested, 140+ chickens rescued from SC cockfighting bust

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Nearly 50 people face criminal charges after South Carolina deputies raided a cockfight that drew people from across the state and North Carolina.

State's lack of DSS program costs taxpayers $71.5M in fines Video included

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A WIS Investigation finds child abuse cases aren't the only area where the state's Social Services Department has fallen behind. South Carolina remains the only state in the nation without a certified Child Support Enforcement program.

Trial begins for woman accused of shooting husband then herself

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A Midlands woman accused of fatally shooting her estranged husband and then trying to kill herself will go on trial this week in Lexington County.

Sheriff: 2 arrested in possible record-breaking meth operation

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Kershaw County Sheriff's deputies arrested two people on Easter Sunday following an anonymous complaint of a possible meth lab.

Moncks Corner woman accused of shooting boyfriend during argument

Shelly Taylor (Source: Berkeley Co. Detention Center) Shelly Taylor (Source: Berkeley Co. Detention Center)
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Berkeley County deputies say a Moncks Corner woman shot her boyfriend in the chest Sunday night during an argument.

New SC law deletes high school exit exam mandate

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South Carolina is replacing its high school exit exam with tests considered more useful to students' lives beyond 12th grade.

$400k lottery ticket sold in Columbia

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A Midlands lottery player could be $400,000 richer and might not even know it.

First SC rural tourism signs to go up by end of April

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The first new highway signs directing travelers to South Carolina's rural attractions or working farms will be installed by month's end.

SC police: Man beaten after shouting racial slurs

South Carolina police say a man is recovering from a beating by dozens of men riled after he insulted women and shouted racial slurs.

Program gives children of inmates a chance for hope

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While many families across the Midlands celebrate holidays at church and at home, some have no choice but to celebrate behind bars.

Recall: Kraft recalling 96,000 pounds of Oscar Meyer Wieners

Recall: Kraft recalling 96,000 pounds of Oscar Meyer Wieners

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Kraft Foods Group, Inc. of Columbia, Mo. recalling around 96,000 pounds of Oscar Mayer Classic Wieners due to misbranding.

Services for teen who died in boating accident announced

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The South Carolina teen who died in a boating accident while visiting family in Ohio will be remembered at a service Monday in Rossford, Ohio.

VIDEO: Missing boaters post online before boat sinks

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It's believed Andrew Rose sent the video to the website, ‘Black Swamp Ohio Outdoors'.

St. Peter's Catholic Church hosts 28th annual Easter banquet

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Not everyone was able to make a meal for Easter but that doesn't mean they had to go without. For the 28th year, St. Peter's Catholic Church in Columbia hosted an Easter banquet. "I really wouldn't call

Amber Alert canceled for missing NC girl

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Officials said an Amber Alert has been issued for a missing baby out of Durham North Carolina. The Durham Police Department is looking for missing 10-month-old Tamiyah Elssy Bryant. Police said Tamiyah

Coast Guard seeks pollution source in SC marinas

The Coast Guard is looking for the source of pools of thick, purple pollution in Charleston waters.

Man shot in the leg during dispute

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Lexington County sheriff's detectives are investigating what led to a shooting near Pelion Sunday morning.

SC data security efforts, monitoring may cost $27M

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South Carolina may spend $27 million next fiscal year on continued efforts to secure taxpayers' personal data and provide another year of credit protection following the 2012 hacking at the state's tax collection agency.

Gamecocks drop 2014 National Championship to Georgia in tiebreaker

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WACO, Texas - No. 1 South Carolina's bid for a third overall national championship fell short on Saturday, as the Gamecocks lost the championship meet in a tiebreaker to the University of Georgia at the

Gamecocks rally in 9th for 3-2 win over Auburn

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AUBURN, ALA. – Down a run entering the ninth inning, sixth ranked South Carolina stormed back with a pair of runs on RBI hits from freshmen Gene Cone and Jordan Gore to defeat Auburn 3-2 on Saturday in

Family says goodbye to 7-year-old killed in accidental shooting Video included

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It was an emotional Saturday in West Columbia as family and friends said goodbye to 7-year-old Juliet Lynch. 

Orangeburg community comes together to help 8-year-old girl battling leukemia Video included

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The Orangeburg community rallied around one of their own Saturday afternoon.

Will your Easter weekend be a washout? Video included

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It looks like it's going to be a very wet Easter weekend in the Midlands.

'Peace Lilies for Guns' gets unwanted guns off the streets Video included

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Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott said he is passionate about preventing gun violence and knows that the more action we take toward stopping it, the safer our communities will be.

Ohio couple married 70 years die 15 hours apart

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A couple who held hands at breakfast every morning even after 70 years of marriage have died 15 hours apart.

Minor league baseball player hit in the face with 90 mph fastball

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A former Lexington Legends outfielder suffered a cheekbone fracture when he was hit in the face by a 90mph fastball Friday night in Corpus Christi, Texas.

Woman finds body during egg hunt

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Police say there are no obvious signs of foul play.

Study shows cognitive motor skills begin to slip in mid-20s

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A new study suggests your brain starts slowing down at the age of 24, but one's cleverness might increase.

Judge to woman convicted of murder: 'I hope you die in prison' Video included

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A Michigan judge didn't mince words when he sentenced Camia Gamet to life in prison without parole in her boyfriend's murder.

Funeral services announced for Lexington Co. Coroner Harry Harman Video included

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Longtime Lexington County Coroner Harry Harman has passed away, according to Caughman-Harman Funeral Home.

SC towns and counties spur state to ban texting

A statewide texting-while-driving ban might soon be a reality for South Carolina, though many wonder whether it will be effective.

Coast RTA proposes 10-year plan to repay $324K

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Officials with a company that provides bus service in coastal South Carolina hope the state Transportation Department will accept its plan to repay more than $324,000 it owes for a failed bus shelter and sign project.

Clemson University considers tobacco ban

The chairman of Clemson University's Board of Trustees says a task force is discussing a policy that would ban the use of all tobacco products, inside or outdoors.

Vigil marks 4 months since Heather Elvis disappeared Video included

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Today marks four months since Heather Elvis was reported missing. The search for the 20-year-old launched an aggressive investigation, landing a local couple behind bars.

Officials halt search for 2 missing in Lake Erie

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Officials have called off the search for 2 missing boaters after 2 victims were found Thursday.

Gaston man pulls two survivors from fiery crash Video included

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One person died and two others were airlifted to an area hospital following a wrong-way head-on crash near Gaston Thursday night.

Social media helps woman find her birth mother

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An Iowa woman looked to strangers to help her find her birth mom. And just three days later, she found what she was looking for.

Flash Flood Warning continues for Charleston, Berkeley counties Video included

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The National Weather Service has extended a Flash Flood Warning for Charleston and Berkeley Counties from 11:30 p.m. until 2:15 a.m. Saturday.

Gamecocks defeat TCU, 9-7, to advance to NCEA semifinals

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WACO, Texas - Led by a pair of 3-1 wins by its reining and flat teams, No. 1 seed South Carolina defeated No. 9 TCU, 9-7, on Friday in the NCEA Quarterfinals at the Extraco Events Center. The Gamecocks

SC police chief says firing was because she's gay

Former Police Chief Crystal Moore (center) (Source: WMBF) Former Police Chief Crystal Moore (center) (Source: WMBF)

The police chief of the Dillon County town of Latta has been fired and she says it is because she is gay.

Community comes together to help bring teen who died in Ohio boating accident home Video included

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The search continued on Lake Erie Friday as a South Carolina community in mourning came together to help a grieving family.

Former police officer charged with criminal domestic violence

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Agents of the S.C. Law Enforcement Division Friday arrested a former Williamston, S.C. police officer in connection with an April 16 domestic incident in Anderson County.

Man charged with shooting, attempted sexual assault was out on bond for 2007 murder Video included

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When Nathaniel Antron Hunter was arrested for a home invasion, attempted sexual assault and shooting in West Columbia, he was out on bond for a murder that happened more than seven years ago, and was not supposed to have a gun.

Two arrested in undercover sex sting at public boat landing Video included

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Lexington County Sheriff's deputies on Thursday arrested two men deputies saw performing illicit sexual acts at a public boat landing on the Saluda River, Sheriff James Metts said.

Dog summoned to jury duty Video included

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The owner of IV, Barrett Griner, received the order Friday from Cumberland County. It stated "IV Griner" was required to perform the civic duty.

Magnitude-7.2 earthquake shakes Mexican capital

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A powerful magnitude-7.2 earthquake shook central and southern Mexico on Friday, sending panicked people into the streets. Some walls cracked and fell, but there were no reports of major damage or casualties.

Man's wife doesn't believe his lottery win, asks to speak to store clerk

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An Irmo man called his wife to tell her he won the lottery, but she wouldn't take his word for it.

Bond denied for man accused of shooting, trying to sexually assault woman Video included

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A Columbia man who was arrested in connection with an attempted sexual assault and shooting over the weekend in West Columbia will stay in jail for the time being.

Former Chesterfield Co sheriff found guilty on corruption charges

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Officials say Parker gave special treatment to inmates, took property intended for the sheriff's office and used it for himself, and gave uniforms, badges and weapons to civilians

New York man dies in fall at Myrtle Beach hotel

A 22-year-old man from New York has died after falling seven floors from the balcony of a Myrtle Beach hotel.

Charge dismissed against man arrested for interfering with Elvis case

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Charges have been dismissed against one of two people who were charged in January for interfering with the investigation into Heather Elvis' disappearance.

Pelion teen visiting family in Ohio dies in boating accident Video included

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Across the small town of Pelion, the news is sinking in after authorities said a Pelion High School student died in a boating accident in Lake Erie. 

SC unemployment fell to 5.5 percent in March

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South Carolina's unemployment rate is continuing to go down.

CFD: Child playing with lighter starts fire

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A child playing with a cigarette lighter caused a Friday morning house fire in Columbia, according to the Columbia Fire Department.

Chapin council votes to strip veto power from mayor Video included

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A feud between the Mayor of Chapin and three council members continued Thursday. Mayor Skip Wilson and Councilman Gregg White weren't there as the rest of the council voted unanimously to strip the mayor of his veto power over council agendas.

Men in heels shine light on important cause Video included

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Men from across the Midlands showed off their best pair of heels at the State House Thursday and it was all for a good cause. Walk a Mile in Her Shoes had hundreds strut their stuff in an effort to raise

Accreditation group wraps up visit to SC State campus Video included

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All this week a committee has been sitting in at South Carolina State to learn how the university is responding to issues regarding accreditation. Last summer the Southern Association of Colleges and

USC Upstate students protest state funding cuts

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COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) Attempts by state legislators to cut university funding over plays and books which they believe promote homosexuality are causing a backlash on South Carolina campuses. University of

A'ja Wilson still getting use to newfound celebrity Video included

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It's been a full day since Heathwood Hall senior A'ja Wilson made it official and said she's staying in Columbia and will play basketball with the University of South Carolina. A'ja already has a lot of

911 call: 'One of the traffic lights came down through my car window' Video included

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Imagine driving down the road and getting hit by a falling traffic light. That's what happened to one woman a couple of weeks ago.

SC economic advisers make no change in projections

State economic advisers say their tax collection projections for South Carolina are on target.

Win or lose, candidate for governor hopes to change status quo Video included

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Last month, Tom Ervin surprised everyone by challenging Gov. Nikki Haley in the republican primary. Just last week, Ervin decided to bypass party altogether. Ervin was a circuit court judge for 14 years

Tax preparer's office robbed

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Police in Batesburg-Leesville are investigating the robbery of a tax-preparer's office Thursday morning.

Clemson releases statement in response to Freedom from Religion foundation Video included

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A Wisconsin-based organization has filed a complaint against Clemson University, claiming the football program is entangled with religion, which they claim is a constitutional concern.

Deputies searching for man who robbed TD Bank

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Richland County Sheriff's deputies are looking for a man who robbed a bank on Garners Ferry Road Thursday afternoon.

Surveillance photos released of robbery at Harbison-area bank

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Police have released photos of a man wanted for robbing a bank in the Harbison area Thursday.

VA: Man will get warning instead of $525 citation for $.89 drink refill

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Officials with the VA Medical Center in downtown Charleston say a North Charleston man who was initially federally charged with a $525 fine for an $.89 drink refill will instead be given a warning.

SCDOT may commission study to make I-73 a toll road

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Thursday may mark a big step toward bringing Interstate 73 to the Grand Strand. South Carolina Department of Transportation Commissioner Mike Wooten will officially ask SCDOT to pay for a study that will look into potentially make I-73 a toll road.

Woman robbed at gunpoint in mall parking lot

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Columbia Police are looking for two men who robbed a woman in the parking lot at Columbiana Centre Mall Tuesday night.

USC Upstate students protest state funding cuts

Attempts by state legislators to cut university funding over controversial plays and books are causing a backlash on South Carolina campuses.

Chicken truck slams into Monroe Rite Aid

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The truck, which had a trailer with what appear to be chicken cages, went straight through the front of the store, knocking down the entire wall surrounding the doors.

Accident slowing traffic on I-20 near SC 277

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Crews have cleared an accident with injuries that slowed traffic on Interstate 20 near South Carolina 277 Thursday morning.

Cold, wet winter has delayed some SC produce

Farmers markets are opening across South Carolina, but in some areas local produce has been delayed a bit because of this year's cold, wet winter.

Coroner: Train struck man sitting on track

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A 32-year-old Warrenville man sitting on a train track in Aiken County was killed when he was struck by a Norfolk Southern train pulling 73 cars, according to the coroner's office.

A'ja Wilson selects USC: 'There's no place like home' Video included

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National High School Player of the Year and Heathwood Hall senior A'ja Wilson has elected to play college basketball with the University of South Carolina.

SC men walk in heels, bring attention to violence

South Carolina men and women are walking a mile in high heels to bring attention to the scourge of sexual abuse and violence against women.

USC honors Don Fowler's 50 years of teaching

The former chairman of the Democratic National Committee and former chairman of South Carolina's Democratic Party is being honored for 50 years of teaching.

USC QB Dylan Thompson visits fan in hospital Video included

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A man who lost his leg in a vehicle accident last week got a special visit Wednesday at the hospital.

Gamecocks fall 10-8 at The Citadel

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CHARLESTON, SC – Despite homers from Brison Celek and DC Arendas as well as seven hits and 10 walks at the plate, sixth ranked South Carolina fell to The Citadel 10-8 on Wednesday evening in non-conference

Palmetto Conservation Foundation unveils trail though Columbia Video included

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It's a trail in our state that will stretch from the mountains to the coast and Columbia is right in the heart of it. The Palmetto Conservation Foundation held an unveiling of the passage that will go

City Council to hear long-term plan to tackle homelessness soon Video included

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Long term plan to tackle homelessness to be presented to council soon A long term plan to tackle homelessness in Columbia is in the works and will be presented to city council within days. A city-appointed

SC bill banning abortions beyond 19 weeks stalls

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COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - Legislation seeking to ban and criminalize abortion beyond 19 weeks of pregnancy in South Carolina has stalled in the state Senate. Lawmakers postponed a vote at a Medical Affairs

Sewage enters Lake Murray after sewer force main break Video included

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Lexington Town officials said independent contractors testing soil stuck a sewer line and caused a break Wednesday. The break is located near Highway 378 West at the Horse Creek Bridge said Jennifer Dowden

Officials: Kidnapping may have been retaliation for drug cases

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A federal law enforcement official says a man kidnapped from his North Carolina home may have been targeted because of his daughter's work as a prosecutor on drug and gang cases.

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