CPD confirms third case of West Nile Virus in dead bird

The Columbia Police Department Code Enforcement Division will be spraying for mosquito reduction after a third case of West Nile Virus has been found in another dead bird.

SCDNR online map looks to show potential flooding

An online map looks to show potential flooding for an area.

USGS: Earthquake recorded in South Carolina early Saturday

The United States Geological Survey recorded a 2.1 magnitude earthquake in South Carolina on Saturday.

Suspect wanted after SCSU student robbed overnight

A South Carolina State University student was robbed overnight, according to a campus alert.

Soldier returns from Florence relief, finds house ransacked

National Guardsman Luis Ocampo was working in New Bern for 10 days, assisting with Hurricane Florence relief, where he only got a few hours of sleep per night.

Tropical Depression Eleven forms; watching another system that could develop near the U.S.

The tropics continue to stay active and need to be watched closely.

SCSU President to be honored by President Trump

James E. Clark is one of 13 Historically Black College and University presidents to be appointed to President Donald Trump’s Board of Advisors on Historically Black Colleges and Universities.

Widow with few months to live now facing flooding from Florence

Widow Debra Wright's doctors diagnosed her with cancer and gave her a year to live earlier this year, and now Hurricane Florence is devastating her home.

Richland Co. deputies searching for 4 suspects wanted for armed robbery of gas station

Richland County deputies are asking for the community’s help identifying four suspects seen on surveillance video robbing a gas station in Blythewood at gunpoint.

WIS takes flight with S.C. Army National Guard, sees Florence’s devastation first hand

As several communities in South Carolina continue to suffer in the fallout of Hurricane Florence, the South Carolina National Guard has activated thousands of troops to help residents in some of the hardest hit areas.

Cayce DPS officer charged with DUI after crashing car

A Midlands public safety officer has been arrested and charged with DUI after an early morning accident in Lexington County.

  Coroner identifies victim of Gaston fatal hit-and-run as SCHP continues to search for vehicle involved

The South Carolina Highway Patrol is searching for a driver who left the scene of a hit-and-run where one person died.

SC governor announces big donation to ONE SC fund for Florence flooding relief

UnitedHealth Group and its UnitedHealthcare business are donating $500,000 to help residents of South Carolina recover and rebuild from Hurricane Florence.

Columbia restaurant employee shoots, kills armed robbery suspect

One man is dead after being shot at a Chinese restaurant in Richland County.

One dead in Lexington County collision

One person is dead after a crash in Lexington County.

Two A.C. Flora students arrested after argument involving pepper spray

Two A.C. Flora High School students were arrested Thursday after an incident involving pepper spray on school grounds.

Richland County deputies searching for 3 men caught on surveillance burglarizing AT&T store

Richland County deputies are asking for the community’s help in identifying three suspects wanted for burglarizing an AT&T store.

UPDATE: Mandatory evacuations underway in Florence County

Emergency management officials warned that evacuations would be ordered at some point over the weekend, but due to quickly rising water levels they were forced to issue the first evacuation order Friday morning.

Sumter Co. councilman, father arrested following domestic violence incident

A Sumter County councilman and his father were arrested on Thursday.

Greenville Health System and Palmetto Health to unite under a new brand identity early 2019

Greenville Health System (GHS) and Palmetto Health will come together under a single brand, sharing a new name and logo, in early 2019.

USDA eases rules for SC SNAP participants following Florence

After Hurricane Florence caused flooding and left thousands without power, the United States Department of Agriculture is easing rules for some people who receive SNAP benefits.

  SC man arrested for cutting dog’s abdomen after vet costs would be too high

Carson Lamar Cowles, 59, has been charged with one count of ill-treatment toward animals, which is a felony charge that can carry up to a maximum of five years of imprisonment, according to officers. Cowles also faces three citations for failure to inoculate for rabies.

Residents in Pee Dee prepare for second wave of flooding

Officials are continuing to monitor and prepare for the water levels of rivers to rise in upcoming days.

West Columbia homicide suspect arrested in Arizona

The man investigators say is responsible for a homicide in West Columbia has been arrested in Arizona by a U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force.

Talk of the Town: The whispering signs of a butterfly

This evening, butterflies will fill the air at the state house for the 13th annual Butterfly Release by the Ovarian Cancer Coalition of Central South Carolina.

Lexington man wanted for stealing credit cards at Lidl then shopping at Target

Lexington Police are looking for a man accused of credit card theft.

Lexington Police looking for pair who stole dirt bike from apartment complex garage

Lexington Police are looking for two suspects seen in security footage stealing a dirt bike.

Suspects wanted for stealing over $1,200 in medication from Lowes Foods

Lexington Police are looking for a pair wanted for stealing more than $12,000 worth of medications.

19-year-old identified in head-on I-26 crash

A 19-year old is dead after driving on the wrong side of the interstate and was hit by a pickup truck.

Kentucky fan shot in the face in Vista shooting returns to thank doctors

A Kentucky woman shot in the face when gunfire broke out in The Vista this time last year has returned to the Midlands for the first time since the shooting.

Beyond the Banks: Expect new additions to the Riverbanks aquarium!

The tides are turning at Riverbanks Zoo as the aquarium welcomes some tiny new additions.

Two SC DOC Correctional Officers arrested on drug trafficking charges

The South Carolina Department of Corrections Police Services released the arrest warrants for two Correctional Officers on Wednesday who were arrested on drug trafficking charges.

Traffic stop leads to drug trafficking charge for West Columbia man

Lexington deputies arrested a West Columbia man after drugs were found in his car during a traffic stop on Tuesday.

SC governor suspends embattled Fifth Circuit Solicitor after indictment on fraud, theft of public funds

Governor Henry McMaster signed an executive order Wednesday suspending embattled Fifth Circuit Solicitor Dan Johnson after he was indicted on a handful of charges Tuesday.

Wife of SC truck driver caught in Florence aftermath in road collapse thankful husband survived

A South Carolina woman who says she is the wife of the man whose tractor-trailer was seen in several images depicting the aftermath of Hurricane Florence has taken to Facebook to share the relief that her husband is OK.

Talk of the Town: Be Greek for a week at the 32nd annual festival

It's the time of year again when all of us can be Greek for a week.

One dead in head-on I-26 collision, lanes near Piney Grove Rd. back open

One person is dead after a head-on collision that happened on I-26 Westbound early Wednesday morning.

Springdale man arrested after vehicle theft, hiding meth in deputy vehicle

One man is facing several charges for allegedly stealing a vehicle.

Lexington deputies looking for armed robbery suspect caught on video

Lexington County deputies need your help identifying men they say are responsible for an armed robbery.

USC crime alert: Armed robbery reported near campus

The University of South Carolina is sent out a crime alert, after an armed robbery near campus earlier today.

SC murder suspect will be extradited from Florida

A murder suspect arrested in Florida will be extradited back to South Carolina to face charges.