14-year-old reported missing from Statesville

First Alert Forecast: Dry & sunny, then some wet weather for the weekend

Authorities searching for missing 15-year-old Dorchester County girl

  Small town in S.C. gets in the Halloween spirit; decorates entire street with scarecrows

Gamecocks report NCAA violations, agrees on penalties

SC investigators arrest 2nd suspect in killing of USPS employee

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Coroner announces identity of victim killed after being hit on I-77

  President Trump to come to Columbia to speak at HBCU forum on criminal justice reform

Media personality, SC native Charlamagne Tha God presents SC State with $250,000 in scholarships

Sheriff’s office needs help finding teen missing since Oct. 8

  Help homeless animals with An Evening in the Garden

Hiker fell to his death while taking photo atop N.C. waterfall

  Searching for Kamille McKinney: No evidence for missing B’ham toddler found in multiple searches

Kamille McKinney was last seen around 8:30 p.m. Saturday. Police say she was kidnapped from the front yard of a residence in Tom Brown Village during a birthday party.

Police: Mother arrested after infant tests positive for meth

A 27-year-old South Carolina woman was arrested after police say her infant son tested positive for methamphetamine and cocaine

Deputies search for missing teen believed to be with 34-year-old man

Isabel Hicks, 14, was last seen in her home around 1 a.m. on Monday, Oct. 21.

  11th grader formerly addicted to vaping visits White Knoll HS to share dangers of peer pressure

Luka Kinard was only in 9th grade when he was introduced to vaping but eventually he would develop an addiction to it that would derail his life.

  Deputies investigate suspicious package at intersection in Kershaw County

  Highway Patrol searching for vehicle involved in fatal hit-and-run on I-77

UA student pleads not guilty after allegedly making a bomb threat against Tiger Stadium

  Bill would require all sign language interpreters in SC hospitals, courtrooms and schools to become certified

  Family of Newberry woman shot and found in ditch desperate for answers on her birthday

  ‘It looked like a warzone’ say employees who saw alleged active shooter leave Sumter business

Single punch leaves Alabama teen in critical condition

An Elmore County teenager is in critical condition after being punched after Holtville High School’s football game last week.

Ala. student pleads not guilty to alleged bomb threat against Tiger Stadium

A student at the University of Alabama pleaded not guilty Monday, Oct. 21 after allegedly making a bomb threat against Tiger Stadium during the game against the Florida Gators.

Report: Dissatisfied customer punches, cuts employee’s hair at salon

A woman who was dissatisfied with her weave assaulted an employee by cutting her hair and punching her at a Moncks Corner salon, according to a police report.

  Motivational speaker comes to Benedict College to encourage young women through her new superhero

The Her Idea HBCU Tour kicks off at Benedict College on Oct. 22-24 bringing millennial entrepreneurs, digital media experts, and venture capitalists about their pathways to success.

Police find body of missing man in north Charlotte, death investigation underway

Charlotte police have found the body of a man who was reported missing from Gaston County Monday.

What Will Muschamp said about refereeing versus Florida

South Carolina football coach Will Muschamp was heated with at least one official immediately after his team’s 38-27 loss to Florida on Saturday afternoon at Williams-Brice.

Quiet Riot drummer reveals stage 4 cancer diagnosis

Frankie Banali made the announcement on the Facebook page of radio personality and podcaster Mitch Lafon.

  Vinyl records expected to outsell CDs in 2019 for the first time since 1980s

The co-owner of Roundabout Music Company said many people from various generations visit her store to buy old records.

Gamecocks, Commodores set to face off in Homecoming night game

South Carolina will have its second night game at Williams-Brice Stadium this season when they face Vanderbilt on Homecoming weekend.

Coroner identifies man who died after crashing into utility pole in Swansea

A man who was killed in a collision on Whetstone Road has now been identified by the Lexington County Coroner’s Office.

  Vape store owner says it’s time to raise legal age to 21, ahead of free vaping event at White Knoll HS, Monday

Two national speakers will share their experience with vaping during a free event at White Knoll High School, Monday evening. Everyone is welcome to attend, but the flyer is specifically reaching out to families with students in sixth grade and up.

  Third-generation family business continues tradition at SC State Fair

It’s the last day of the South Carolina State Fair and hundreds of fairgoers went to soak up their last day of rides and sweet foods before all the vendors pack up until next year.

SC DMV to accept more documents for veteran identification on driver’s license

Additional forms will now be accepted at the DMV so that all those who fall under the federal definition of veteran can add the designation

Gamecocks reserve DB Jamel Cook has been dismissed

South Carolina Gamecocks football reserve defensive back Jamel Cook has been dismissed from the football program, according to head coach Will Muschamp on his Sunday night teleconference.

  First Alert Forecast: Nestor continues to push away - Improving weather today

Heads up! Tropical Storm Nestor will bring heavy rain, gusty winds and potential flooding to the Midlands Saturday into Sunday.

  Gamecocks reserve DB Jamel Cook suspended, charged with domestic violence

Reserve defensive back Jamel Davonte Cook has been arrested and charged with 2nd-degree domestic violence.

72-year-old man reported missing found safe

A 72-year-old man reported missing has been found safe.

Most parents steal from their kids’ Halloween candy, survey says

The results are spooky!

  North Carolina woman dies in Aiken car crash, highway patrol investigating

The Aiken County Coroner’s Office has identified a North Carolina who died in a car crash on I-20 this morning.

  Aiken Co. Coroner identifies man killed in crash on Myrtle St.

The Aiken County Coroner’s Office has identified the man killed in a vehicle crash on Myrtle St.

  Aiken Police investigating shooting that left one wounded near Maurice Terrace

The Aiken Department of Public Safety is investigating a shooting that left one man injured.

Possible Salmonella contamination sparks recall of Great Value breakfast sausage

Officials with the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced a recall of 6,444 pounds of Great Value brand ready-to-eat pork sausage patty and turkey sausage patty products.

  Tropical storm Nestor brings disappointing day for UofSC fans and fairgoers

Tropical Storm Nestor brought heavy rain and gusty winds to the Midlands starting this morning but that didn’t stop hundreds of people from pouring into Columbia for the face-off between the UofSC Gamecocks and the Florida Gators and another day at the South Carolina State Fair.

  Pough becomes all-time wins leader at SC State, Bulldogs down Morgan St.

Oliver “Buddy” Pough now stands alone as the winningest coach in South Carolina State history.

  Trask lifts No. 9 Florida to victory over South Carolina

A four-touchdown day by Kyle Trask and 21 unanswered points in the fourth quarter helped Florida take down South Carolina 38-27.

‘Shark Tank’ investor Mark Cuban reportedly donates $50k to Grand Strand domestic violence center

Dallas Mavericks majority owner and Shark Tank investor is reportedly making a large donation to a local cause.

Lawrence leads No. 3 Clemson to 45-10 rout of Louisville

Lawrence, Etienne lead No. 3 Clemson to 45-10 rout of Louisville

Woman drives van through schoolyard filled with children

A woman may be facing additional charges after driving her van through a school field during an event on Friday afternoon.

Gamecocks face another top-10 challenge at home against No. 9 Florida

For the second straight week, South Carolina will face another team ranked among the top 10 in the AP Top 25.

  SC man’s suicide note states bodies of mother, aunt found in home had been there since 2015

Officials say they were conducting a wellness check at a home in Clover, South Carolina, July 31, when they discovered three people dead. Months later, the autopsy report was released.

  Shoppers witness car chase, suspect running into West Columbia store

A police chase involving a suspect in a stolen car led to a crash on a busy road in West Columbia on Thursday.

  CPD: Man wanted after being accused of breaking into vehicles

The Columbia Police Department needs your help to identify a man wanted for breaking into a vehicle on Tuesday.

Myrtle Beach Mini Marathon canceled due to threat of severe weather

Sunday’s Myrtle Beach Mini Marathon has been canceled due to the threat of strong storms from Tropical Storm Nestor.

  LCSD: Middle school student had knife on campus, threatened to kill teacher

The Lexington County Sheriff’s Department has charged a seventh-grade Pelion Middle School student on Friday after he brought a knife on campus and threatened to kill a teacher.

  Judge listens to arguments over SCGOP primary lawsuit

A few weeks after a lawsuit was filed in Richland County over the South Carolina Republican Party’s decision to cancel their presidential preference primary in 2020, a judge listened to arguments from attorneys representing the plaintiffs and defendants in the case.

  This Columbia man’s solo holiday photoshoot is everything you need to see

Who says you need to have a family to do a holiday-inspired photoshoot?

  How Healthy Learners gives children a reason to smile

In 27 years of Healthy Learners working to remove children’s health barriers to learning, the nonprofit has served 14,000 children and provided more than 70,000 services.

  New CDC report shows alarming uptick in youth suicide rates

A disturbing trend surfaced Thursday in a new CDC report.

Teen charged in death of alleged burglar in Camden

Hal “Toby” Bailey died in Camden in January 2019.

Woman who died after fight at family gathering identified

Police arrested a man in her death, which was caused by blunt head trauma, the coroner said.

  Football game at SC State moved up due to Tropical Storm Nestor

With Tropical Storm Nestor expected to impact the Midlands on Saturday, South Carolina State has opted to move their football game up.

Teacher accused of putting special needs student in trash can at Iredell County school

Investigators say multiple children told a therapist the teacher picked them up and put them in a trash can or recycling bin.

14-year-old reported missing in SC found safe

Chesterfield County Sheriff, J.D. Dixon, confirmed that Jaylynn Starr McClain was located late Thursday night.

Man left paralyzed after being shot by Charleston Co. deputy awarded $750,000

A man shot by a Charleston County deputy responding to a call about a possible home invasion received a $750,000 payout from the South Carolina Insurance Reserve Fund.

  Impacts of state drought reach SC State Fair agriculture

Nearly every county in South Carolina continues to experience drought conditions. This update coming after the state’s Drought Response Committee met this week to reevaluate the drought status of each county.

  Service Dog Winston takes on the SC State Fair

It’s bound to be another busy weekend at the state fair in Columbia, and if you attend, you may see some PAALS service dogs roaming the fairgrounds, including service-dog-in-training, Winston.

  Fight for cleaner water in Bamberg County takes national stage at Democratic debate

During Tuesday night’s Democratic presidential debate, one candidate highlighted a resident in Denmark, South Carolina, and her fight for cleaner water in that community.

Fayetteville teen at center of Amber Alert found safe, according to police

The teen girl at the center of an Amber Alert out of Fayetteville has been found safe.

  Lowcountry man charged in connection with armed robbery of Orangeburg barbershop

A Charleston County man has been arrested and charged one day after an armed robbery of a barbershop left one of two suspects hospitalized.

  Rep. Elijah Cummings born in Baltimore but shaped by South Carolina

Some South Carolinians also felt as if the state lost a son after the passing of Rep. Elijah Cummings.

  Proposal to tighten eligibility for SNAP benefits could hurt students in free school lunch programs, USDA analysis says

Nearly a million children nationwide automatically eligible for free school lunch programs could lose that eligibility. A new proposal aims to tighten eligibility for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP, commonly known as food stamps.

Swansea High student arrested, charged with making threats on school bus

An 18-year-old Swansea High School student was arrested and charged Thursday after threatening other students on a school bus.

  Panel of lawmakers studying mold remediation in South Carolina

Right now in South Carolina, there is no state agency that regulates the remediation of mold.

Sumter Co. Coroner identifies man who died in single-car collision on I-95

The identity of a St. Matthews man who died in a single-car crash on I-95 has been released by the Sumter County Coroner’s Office.

  Fans can get their first look at Gamecock men’s, women’s basketball teams at Gamecock Tipoff

Basketball season is less than a month away and fans will have the chance to meet and greet the South Carolina men’s and women’s basketball team during Gamecock Tipoff.

Man killed in motorcycle crash in northeast Columbia

A man on a motorcycle died when he crashed into a brick wall, the coroner said.

Michael Jordan opens first of 2 medical clinics in Charlotte

An emotional Michael Jordan unveiled the first of two medical clinics he and his family funded in Charlotte, North Carolina that will provide care to underprivileged members of the community.

  RCSD chase of suspect in stolen car ends with crash that injured several in West Columbia

During the chase, which ended in Lexington County, several cars were hit and several victims were hurt, deputies confirmed.