Crime

CPD: Suspect arrested in deadly Norman St. shooting

Columbia Police Department investigators have arrested a man in connection with a deadly shooting that happened over the weekend.

  Coroner identifies woman shot and killed in early Saturday morning shooting

Deputies charge man caught in woods after bank robbery in Richland Co.

Inmate who escaped a Florence detention center Sunday apprehended

CPD investigation underway in woman’s early-morning shooting death

Florence County Sheriff’s deputies leave hospital two weeks after mass shooting

Report: LA man arrested after claiming he hired hitman

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  Sheriff: Married couple charged with murder of SC man who disappeared, found in shallow grave 10 weeks later

Police asking for nationwide assistance in locating missing endangered WI girl

Richland County man charged with attempted murder in West Columbia

Sumter officers searching for woman in connection to convenience store armed robberies

Anonymous tip credited with helping Lexington officers locate 18-year-old shooting suspect

Barricaded man arrested after hours-long standoff in Lexington

  Report: Orangeburg County high school student chokes student with belt on bus

The Orangeburg County Sheriff’s Office is investigating after they say a high school student choked another student with a belt while on the bus.

Two men charged in Orangeburg Co. in connection to armed robbery that injured one

Two men in Orangeburg County are facing multiple charges, including attempted murder, in connection to an armed robbery that sent one person to the hospital with a gunshot wound.

  North Augusta Middle School teacher arrested after daughter left alone in car all day

A North Augusta Middle School teacher is facing charges after she reportedly left her 2-year-old daughter in her vehicle for an entire day while she was at work.

CPD: Pedestrian struck, killed early Wednesday may have been in roadway unlawfully

The Columbia Police Department's traffic safety unit is investigating a motor vehicle collision that left a pedestrian dead early Wednesday.

  Police seek attempted murder suspect who shot victim multiple times in West Columbia

Trailer stolen from Midlands Boy Scout troop located, deputies say

Lexington Police looking for man accused of shoplifting

34-year-old man accused of killing mother because she wouldn’t make him food

RCSD sheriff: More than 120 guns seized from ‘largest crime scene’ investigators have seen following Florence ambush shooting

Man accused of killing Florence police officer denied request for public defender

  Urban Cookhouse owner accused of criminal sexual conduct

The owner of Urban Cookhouse is facing criminal sexual conduct and assault and battery charges.

Wife suspected of murder claims she tripped and accidentally stabbed husband

Detectives determined the suspect’s explanation of events didn’t make sense, and she was arrested on a charge of second degree murder, according to a press release.

Midlands mother dies from gunshot wound, suspect still on the loose

A Midlands family searching for answers as a murder suspect is still on the loose.

Aiken man arrested for shooting following altercation

A 28-year-old Aiken man has ben arrested and charged with attempted murder following a shooting in Aiken last week.

Tourists, locals react to googly eyes on Nathaniel Greene statue

Whoever put googly eyes on Nathaniel Greene’s statue in Johnson Square remains a mystery. But the City of Savannah, along with Savannah Police, say they are determined to find out who vandalized the historic monument.

Richland Co. deputies search for man wanted in credit union robbery

Deputies in Richland County are searching for a man wanted for robbing a local credit union.

SC teen charged in death of father shot while sitting on porch, deputies say

An Upstate teen is charged in the death of a father and retired Marine who was fatally shot while he sat on the front porch with his family, according to Greenwood County deputies.

One charged in Parklane Rd. strong-armed robbery

One person has been charged for a strong armed robbery that took place Friday, Oct 12.

Police: Midlands woman arrested, accused of strong-armed robbery of elderly person

Police say Mary Jane Chandler was arrested on Oct. 12 by Newberry Police without incident.

Man who ran over mourners at a funeral sentenced to more than 80 years in prison

The man who drove his car into a crowd of mourners at a graveside funeral has been sentenced to more than 80 years in prison.

Attempted murder suspect arrested in Aiken

Officials are looking for Marquis Hicks for attempted murder.

Saluda County Sheriff’s Office looking for stolen camper

Saulda County Sheriff’s Deputies need your help finding a camper.

Richland Co. Coroner identifies woman killed in apartment complex shooting

Columbia Police say a woman who was in critical condition after being shot at the Waverly Place Apartments last week has died.

Deputies make an arrest in connection to Friday bank robbery on Platt Springs Road

Investigators are on the scene of a bank robbery on the 3900 block of Platt Springs Rd.

Deputies investigating shooting at Richland Co. gas station that injured one

Richland County deputies are investigating a shooting incident that sent one person to the hospital on Friday.

Sheriff: Former SC assistant high school football coach used fake Snapchat to solicit nude photos from student-athlete

The Richland County Sheriff’s Department announced the arrest of a former A.C. Flora High School assistant football coach on several charges, including sexual exploitation and sending obscene materials to a student.

Son of SC officer-involved shooting suspect accused of second criminal sexual conduct of a child charge, sheriff says

The adult son of the South Carolina man accused of shooting several law enforcement officers and killing one has been charged with another crime.

Springdale Police arrest 2 adults asleep in car as toddlers play in parking lot unsupervised

Police in Springdale say they arrested two adults Tuesday night who were passed out in a car while their two toddlers were playing in a parking lot.

Leesville man sentenced after crime spree in Lexington Co. that lasted over a year

A Leesville man who went on a crime spree throughout Lexington County for nearly a year and a half was handed an eight-year sentence by a judge in Lexington County last week.

Santee man arrested in connection with fatal shooting in Orangeburg County

Orangeburg County deputies say they have arrested a Santee man in connection to a murder that happened last week.

SC Department of Health and Human Services Deputy Director and COO charged with domestic violence

The deputy director and chief operating officer of the South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services were arrested after being accused of domestic violence.

Warrant says son of Florence mass shooter sexually assaulted a child

The warrants for Seth and Fred Hopkins, the suspects in last week’s mass shooting, have been released to WMBF News from the Florence County Sheriff’s Office.

  NC man charged in fatal shooting of Pelion man in July

According to the Lexington County Sheriff’s Department, Bradley Wayne Walker, 26, is charged with murder, possessing a weapon during a violent crime and three counts of attempted murder, according to arrest warrants.

CPD looking for burglary suspects who stole from home, fired gun

Columbia police need your help tracking down burglary suspects who stole from a home.

17-year-old murder suspect arrested in connection to Garners Ferry Rd. shooting

Columbia Police Department investigators have arrested a 17-year-old male in connection with this weekend’s deadly shooting on Garners Ferry Road.

RCSD: Teen charged with making threat toward A.C. Flora High School

The Richland County Sheriff’s Department says a 14-year-old student was charged for making an internet threat toward A.C. Flora High School over the weekend.

Suspicious vehicle call leads to stolen vehicle, drug arrest in Springdale

Police say a suspicious vehicle call led them to a stolen car and drugs.

Richland Co. Coroner identifies shooting victim as 22-year-old from Lexington

The Richland County Coroner has identified a Lexington man as the victim of a shooting on Garners Ferry Road Saturday night.

UPDATE: Warrenville 9-year-old found safe; Father still missing

Aiken County Sheriff's Office says its searching for a missing 9-year-old who is believed to be endangered.

Police searching for man responsible for overnight shooting in Five Points

Columbia Police are searching for who is responsible for a shooting in Five Points early Saturday morning that injured one person.

Two arrested after police chase of U-Haul ends in Columbia

A police chase that happened on I-26 Eastbound early Friday morning has ended in Columbia.

Columbia Police investigate shooting on N. Woodburn Lane

Columbia Police are investigating after a shooting sent one man to the hospital Thursday night.

‘Armed and dangerous’ Sumter man wanted for attempted murder turns himself in to police

A Sumter man who was wanted for attempted murder has turned himself into police.

Suspect sought in Fairfax murder case

Officials are looking for 39-year old Rodrigues Doe who’s wanted for the murder of Albert Badger, Jr.

Two plead guilty to federal firearm charges arising from Lexington home invasion

Two men have plead guilty to federal firearm charges after a home invasion in Lexington County.

Two women injured after subject shoots at vehicle in Orangeburg

Two women were injured Monday night when someone started shooting at their vehicle.

Orangeburg man recovering after stranger beat him with a gun

An Orangeburg man is recovering after he told deputies an unknown man beat him with a gun.

Midlands care facility owner faces new charges in patient’s death

Miles is being charged with neglect of a vulnerable adult resulting in death.

Orangeburg home invasion suspect arrested after homeowner shoots him

A Cope man who broke into a Rowesville home and was shot by the homeowner has been arrested.

SC native, NASCAR truck driver wanted for stolen truck possession says charges were dropped in online statement

A Forest Acres native who, according to law enforcement, is wanted for possession of a stolen vehicle, says he's been cooperating with law enforcement and the truck has been surrendered to sheriff's deputies.

Newberry PD: Suspect wanted in September shooting of 16-year-old

The Newberry Police Department is searching for a man wanted in a shooting from last month.

67-year-old methamphetamine trafficker sentenced in Lexington County

A 67-year-old Lexington man has been sentenced to serve several years in prison after pleading guilty to trafficking methamphetamine.

Newberry Co. Sherrif’s Office searching for car possibly linked to burglaries in Prosperity

The Newberry County Sheriff’s Office is enlisting the community to help identify the possible suspect vehicle and/or suspects in a rash of burglaries in the Prosperity section of Newberry County.

Sumter man wanted for attempted murder shot at victim once, drove around and shot at him again, deputies say

Deputies say, Byron Deshawn Lyons, 25, of Sumter, is wanted for an Oct. 1 shooting that happened around 9 p.m. on River Birch Drive. Deputies arrived at the scene of a fight that had already ended, so they left.

‘Silent Witness’ ceremony honors victims of domestic violence at the SC Statehouse

Remembering victims of domestic violence - Tuesday’s Silent Witness ceremony took place at the Statehouse.

RCSD looking for suspect who robbed Taco Bell employees at gunpoint

The Richland County Sheriff’s Department is requesting the community’s assistance in identifying a suspect wanted for armed robbery.

UPDATE: 2 dead, including an almost 2-year-old boy, in Sunday Richland Co. shooting identified

Richland County Deputies are investigating a shooting that occurred Sunday afternoon, where the coroner says two people have died as a result.

Swansea police look for suspects who vandalized and stole from drink machines

Police in Swansea are asking for help finding two people they say vandalized and stole money from drink machines.

Columbia PD: DNA match leads to additional charge for man accused of criminal sexual conduct

Darius Martez Nelson remains at the Alvin S. Glenn Detention Center after a judge denied bond for being charged with third-degree criminal sexual conduct.

SC Supreme Court rejects motion for Sidney, Tammy Moorer to be tried together

SC Supreme Court rejects motion for Sidney, Tammy Moorer to be tried together.

South Carolina ranked one of the deadliest states for women

According to the Violence Policy Center’s When Men Murder Women: An Analysis of 2016 Homicide Data report, South Carolina is sixth for its rate of women killed by men.

SC man on probation nearly hits elderly woman in high-speed chase with deputies, sheriff says

A Camden man was arrested after he crashed his car in a high-speed chase with Kershaw County Sheriff’s Office investigators and nearly injured an elderly woman who was in her own front yard.

Prosperity man arrested in string of ATM armed robberies arrested

Terrell Lee Burris Jr., 29, of Prosperity, has been charged with three counts of armed robbery, three counts of possession of a deadly weapon during the commission of a violent crime and one count of attempted armed robbery.

5 charged in abuse of vulnerable adults at Lexington facility

Five employees of a facility that serves adults with lifelong disabilities have been charged in connection with two cases of vulnerable adult abuse.

Anonymous tip leads to arrest of Springdale armed robbery suspect

Najeriq A. Mentor has been arrested for armed robberies in Springdale.

Family, investigators still searching for missing USC student 26 years later

It's been 26 years since a USC college student vanished without a trace after attending a concert.

CPD looking for armed and dangerous suspect wanted for criminal sexual conduct

A man is wanted in Columbia for criminal sexual conduct after investigators say he held a woman against her will and sexually assaulted her.

CPD looking for person who stole thousands of dollars in farm equipment

Columbia Police need your help looking for a person who stole thousands of dollars in farm equipment.