Tin Roof to host Roaring ’20s New Year’s Eve party

Tin Roof, along with The Senate, will be hosting a Roaring 20′s theme party for New Year’s Eve.

Two people killed in head-on collision in Orangeburg County

  Grandmother’s ashes stolen from man’s truck ‘in the hands of thieves’

NC Gold Star mom finishes 1,000 mile run across country. What she found on her final step gave her chills.

Man who worked as Santa in Fort Mill believes negative feedback driven by color of his skin

  Beer distributors helping fight human trafficking in South Carolina

‘Two-toed Moe’ the sloth meets new girlfriend named Lightning at Cincinnati zoo

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Oldest original Tuskegee Airman turning 100

  South Carolina might be getting rid of the taxes on feminine products

  Investigation underway after body found in Orangeburg County

  Officials: Bond denied for ex-elementary school teacher extradited from Ecuador on child sex charges

DHEC reports first vaping-related death in S.C.

RCSD opens new headquarters on Monticello Road

Pawmetto Lifeline offers adoption special on cats and some kittens

On Dec. 7 and 8, all eligible cats will be only $25 to adopt.

Navy sailor who killed 2 at Pearl Harbor shipyard was unhappy with commanders

The gunman was identified as 22-year-old Gabriel Romero.

Watch the 66th Annual Carillon Parade on WIS and wistv.com

The Annual Carolina Carillon Parade marks the start of the holiday season in Columbia.

RCSD: Murder suspect wanted out of La. barricaded himself inside motel room before arrest

Police said the 26-year-old suspect barricaded himself inside a room for more than an hour.

Lexington Co. 7th grade teacher arrested, accused of trafficking anxiety medicine

Deputies looking for missing 65-year-old Charleston Co. man

Family: Florence County teen missing since Nov. 14 suffers from impairment

  S.C. animal shelters experiencing ‘unprecedented overcrowding’

Ohio company recalls canned cat food due to health, safety and quality standard concerns

U.S. Attorney Sherri Lydon confirmed as new U.S. District Judge for SC

  Lawmakers could consider raising minimum speed limit on S.C. interstates

Experts said vehicles traveling less than the minimum speed limit can cause congestion, road rage, and potentially lead to crashes.

S.C. deputies: Mother and sons arrested after minor sexually assaulted after given alcohol at party

A mother and two sons have been arrested on several charges in Cherokee County, deputies said.

Judge grants not guilty verdicts to six defendants in trial of gun fired inside Upstate mall, director says

A judge granted not guilty verdicts to six defendants in a trial involving a gun fired inside a Greenwood mall.

  First Alert Forecast: Unsettled Pattern Taking Shape

WIS First Alert Meteorologist Tim Miller's Forecast

  Headstart teacher arrested for unlawful conduct toward a child released from jail by court order

The 67-year-old woman arrested following two separate incidents where she made unlawful contact with two 3-year-old boys has been released from jail.

Kentucky mother arrested for stabbing infant

An update on the baby's condition hasn't been given.

  Richland One school board candidates speak at forum ahead of special election on New Year’s Eve

United Way of the Midlands, along with the National Pan-Hellenic Council at Columbia, hosted a nonpartisan candidate forum for the at-large seat on Richland School District One’s school board Thursday evening.

  Authorities arrest second suspect wanted in connection with shooting, robbery in Cayce

The Cayce Department of Public Safety has arrested a second man wanted in connection with a shooting and a robbery that happened in August.

Walker Co. Sheriff asked to not reference prayer on Facebook page

The Freedom of Religion Foundation says a Walker County resident filed a complaint with them after seeing references to prayer on the sheriff's office Facebook page.

1 shot, killed in possible home invasion in Chesterfield Co.

According to the Chesterfield County Sheriff’s Office, the incident happened on Midway Road, just off Highway 52 outside of Cheraw.

Mt. Pleasant man arrested on child porn charges

A 39-year-old Mount Pleasant man was arrested on two charges related to sexual exploitation of a minor.

  CUTENESS ALERT: It’s all wags and puppy kisses as WIS’ favorite ‘good boy’ gets ready to graduate

Congratulations are in order for the WIS newsroom’s favorite “goodest” boy.

  Another person dies from flu in SC as DHEC says state being hit hardest

Flu season is here and, if you haven’t gotten you’re flu shot yet, you might want to think twice about it.

Sources: Major League Soccer to announce Charlotte as newest franchise

Sources confirmed to WBTV Thursday that Major League Soccer (MLS) will announce Charlotte as the newest franchise. The announcement is expected to happen on December 17.

Report: Man chased burglary suspect out of house with baseball bat

He has been charged with burglary and aggravated assault with a knife.

Three men arrested in Orangeburg Co. on weapons charges, officials say

The Orangeburg County Sheriff’s Office has taken three men into custody after seizing a sawed-off shotgun on Wednesday.

SWAT responds after man reportedly shot in Rock Hill, nearby school put on lockdown

The SWAT situation unfolded near the intersection of Brownstone Road and Finley Road, just east of Heckle Boulevard.

  CPD: No threat found in search for explosive device at call center

Authorities are currently investigating the threat of an explosive device at a call center on Spears Creek Church Road.

SC Secretary of State: Hundreds of charities in SC suspended

Organizations are required to submit financial reports to the state every year, allowing it to keep tabs on how it spends donor money.

Report: 18-year-old held student up at knifepoint inside Hartsville HS bathroom

A Hartsville High School student went from a classroom to a jail cell, according to a police report

First Alert Forecast: Cooler this weekend - Alert Day for Tuesday

We’ve got some cold mornings and mild afternoons on the way.

Man charged with DUI after crash that knocked out power for dozens in Lexington

The wreck happened around 1:35 a.m. on South Lake Drive near Gibson Road in Lexington.

  Democrats say Trump impeachment charges must come swiftly

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi will deliver an unusual public statement Thursday morning on the status of the House impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump.

CMPD searching for suspect with distinctive facial tattoos

A man wanted for multiple charges related to armed robbery is currently wanted by police after removing his court-ordered electronic ankle monitor.

FBI asking public nationwide for help identifying woman in child pornography investigation

The female, only known as Jane Doe 37, may have critical information pertaining to the identity of a child victim in an ongoing sexual exploitation investigation.

’Narwhal’ staying with rescue; role as therapy dog

The extra feature isn't causing any complications.

Clemson student from Lowcountry to compete for $100K in tuition during SEC championship game

The former student at Ashley Ridge High School will participate in the Dr. Pepper tuition giveaway at halftime of the SEC Championship game when he’ll have a chance to win $100,000 to put toward his veterinary school tuition.

HBCU funding focus of new bill backed by S.C. Senator Tim Scott

A new bill is aimed at helping historically black colleges and universities and the students who attend them.

Grandparents of S.C. child killed in hunting accident to donate money to SCDNR youth program

The grandparents of the nine-year-old South Carolina boy shot and killed in a Thanksgiving hunting accident say they do not blame the child’s father for the accident.

  ‘It is really time for action’: SC for Ed sets March 17 deadline for lawmakers to adopt 2020 legislative agenda

SC for Ed members continue their push for education reform, and now, they’re adding a little pressure by giving lawmakers a deadline to agree to their requests.

  First Alert Forecast: It’s A Terrific Thursday. However, Change Is Coming

WIS First Alert Meteorologist Tim Miller's Forecast

  Two Columbia High School students arrested for bringing pistol to campus

Two students from Columbia High School have been arrested after bringing a pistol onto the campus.

Authorities investigating after worker dies in S.C. cement plant accident

The Orangeburg County Coroner’s Office has identified the North Charleston man who died at a Holly Hill cement plant Tuesday.

  Highway Patrol investigating fatal crash in Lee County

Highway Patrol is investigating a single-vehicle crash that left one person dead in Lee County.

  Video released after mother charged in 3-year-old’s fatal fall from CLT Airport escalator

New video has been released weeks after a mother was charged in her 3-year-old son’s death after he fell from an escalator at Charlotte Douglas International Airport in September.

  Richland Two third graders look to see more women represented on street signs

Some of the city’s youngest citizens are taking matters into their own hands to make change.

  WIS reporter donates bone marrow to 2-year-old with rare blood disorder

You see her on TV reporting on the big stories every day, but tonight she’s actually part of the story.

  Teacher Clothes Closet provides support, professional wardrobe for future and new teachers

College students hoping to become teachers, as well as first-year teachers, stopped by the Palmetto State Teachers Association (PSTA) Wednesday for the Teacher Clothes Closet.

  Saluda Tigers headed to 2-A state title game, seeking first title in 56 years

The Saluda High School Tigers have their eyes set on something that hasn’t been accomplished in 56 years, but the team’s seniors believe this year’s team has what it takes to win it all.

  S.C. AG says Columbia’s new gun ordinances violate Second Amendment, Mayor Benjamin disagrees

The top attorney in South Carolina is questioning the legality of two gun ordinances adopted by the City of Columbia on Dec. 2.

LPD: Woman wanted in connection with multiple bank fraud incidents

Investigators with the Lexington Police Department are searching for a woman in connection with multiple bank fraud incidents.

  Community Builder: ‘Tree with a Testimony’ helps women battling addiction

The building could have sat empty, but one man had a dream to fix it up as a home for women battling drug and alcohol addiction.

RCSD: No suspicious package found

The Richland County Sheriff’s Department has confirmed the package found near a preschool is not suspicious.

UofSC commencement speaker is groundbreaking African American lawyer

The ceremony is Dec. 16 at 2:30 p.m. at Colonial Life Arena.

Suspect in Aniah Blanchard case faces second capital murder charge

An unnamed "subject" indicated that while they never saw Blanchard, Yazeed did have her vehicle and that he admitted to shooting “a girl” because she “went for the gun.”

Fairfield County Corner identities victim of fatal crash on Smallwood Road

Fairfield County Coroner Chris Hill has identified the victim of a fatal two-vehicle collision on Smallwood Road.

14 Democratic candidates will face off in South Carolina primary

Dec. 4 was the filing deadline for candidates.

$7 million in grants awarded to improve South Carolina communities

Twenty-one in South Carolina will benefit from public improvement projects after receiving more than $7 million in grants.

New townhomes going in near Gervais Street Bridge in West Columbia

The Flow 2 townhomes should be ready for residents to move in Nov. 2020.

  Sumter Police searching for suspects connected to multiple warehouse break-ins

Investigators with the Sumter Police Department are trying to identify individuals connected to multiple break-ins at a local warehouse.

  Flying Saucer announces it will soon close for good

The last day for the Flying Saucer will be Tuesday, Dec. 10.

73-year-old woman with dementia missing in Orangeburg Co. found safe

By Wednesday afternoon, police said she was located and is OK.

  17-year-old arrested after early morning chase in Richland County

Deputies said it was around 2:30 a.m. when they spotted a car that had been reported stolen hours before.

  Train crash with tractor trailer causes fire, closes part of McCords Ferry Road

It happened around 9 a.m. near the 4100 block of McCords Ferry Road, outside of Eastover.

Spotify releases most-streamed artists of the decade

What did people listen to this decade?

’You’d love our QB this year’: LSU fan plants Tiger Stadium sod on late father’s grave

Some fans took to eBay or Insta with their Tiger Stadium sod, but one fan decided to put it to eternal use.

Woman on oxygen killed after cigarette blows up tank

The 61-year-old woman’s husband was sleeping in another room and was awakened by the smoke detector going off.

Missing Fairfield Co. man found just hours after disappearance reported

Around 5:15 p.m. Tuesday, deputies confirmed they found Cade.