Crime

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

  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

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

  Aiken Police investigating shooting that left one wounded near Maurice Terrace

  Shoppers witness car chase, suspect running into West Columbia store

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  CPD: Man wanted after being accused of breaking into vehicles

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

Teen charged in death of alleged burglar in Camden

Woman who died after fight at family gathering identified

Man charged with murder after shooting unarmed thief in back, police say

  Lowcountry man charged in connection with armed robbery of Orangeburg barbershop

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.

  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.

RCSD: Suspect tried to rob victim at convenience store with pellet gun

Deputies in Richland County have arrested 24-year-old Devin Anderson following a robbery attempt at a convenience store.

  Man arrested by CPD after dumping tires illegally

The Columbia Police Department has arrested 37-year-old Mujahd Muhammad following an investigation looking into a series of vehicle tire dumps.

Lexington man facing multiple child pornography charges

Louisiana teacher arrested, accused of abusing students with autism

SC man charged in woman’s death after fight at family gathering

  OCSO: Suspect suffers gunshot wound in armed robbery

  Man arrested in Elgin after officials shut down drug operation near school

  Lexington Police arrest man accused of exposing himself to woman in parking lot

  RCSD looking for 2 suspects after armed robbery near Dutch Square Center

RCSD set up a perimeter of the area, leading to a large police presence near Broad River Road and Bush River Road.

Police release description of man who tried to abduct two girls at school bus stop in Rock Hill

A Rock Hill mother says her daughter and niece were approached by a man who grabbed one of them by the book bag and tried to get them to go to a local park after getting off the school bus.

DOJ: Conway man linked to largest Darknet child pornography website

A Conway man is one of hundreds of people across the world who are being charged in connection to the largest darknet child pornography website.

Deputies believe Hilton Head masseur may have taped 50 women during, after massages

Deputies interviewed him and seized several electronic devices owned or used by Crocker including a cell phone, laptops, and tablets

  CPD releases composite sketch of Reserve at Riverwalk apartments shooting suspect

The Columbia Police Department has released a composite sketch of a suspect believed to be connected to a shooting at Reserve at Riverwalk apartments.

  Officials: Burglary at Pelion High will not prevent band from competing

Pelion High School staff arrived Monday to find a burglary happened overnight, a district spokeswoman confirmed.

  Suspect charged with murder following ‘unnecessary’ shooting in Newberry

Newberry County Sheriff’s Office and SLED are investigating a shooting that left one person dead early Tuesday around 1 a.m.

  RCSD searching Bluff Road for vehicle stolen from Lexington Co.

Deputies with the Richland County Sheriff’s Department are searching for a vehicle stolen from Lexington County around 1:30 p.m.

Deputies arrest 2 men following September shooting at My Place Bar

The Richland County Sheriff’s Department has arrested two men who were connected with a shooting at a bar in Columbia in September.

South Carolina inmate accused of killing cellmate

Authorities in South Carolina say an inmate accused of killing a gas clerk in New Jersey is now being accused of killing his cellmate

NC nursing home employees accused of creating senior fight club

Three nursing home employees are charged with creating a senior fight club. The residents they were supposed to be caring for, dementia patients, at the center of it.

  Police: Suspect fires shots at 5 Florence police officers; 1 in custody

Gunfire erupted between a suspect and Florence police officers as they were serving a warrant Monday night, according to police.

  Two Richland Northeast students arrested for breach of peace

The Richland County Sheriff’s Department has arrested two Richland Northeast High School students.

  Baby found safe after thief stole car with child inside, suspect still on run

A woman left her car running with her child inside when she went back in the house to grab something, deputies said.

Report: Man killed by Myrtle Beach officers seen holding rifle before shooting

The two Myrtle Beach officers involved in a deadly shooting over the weekend have been placed on administrative leave with pay, according to officials.

  Columbia man found guilty of federal dog fighting charge

Federal prosecutors said the man fought several pit bull terriers.

  Men killed in double homicide in Batesburg-Leesville identified

When officers arrived, they found two men with gunshot wounds.

  Richland County man stabbed at My Place Bar and Grill, deputies investigating

The Richland County Sheriff’s Department is investigating a stabbing incident that took place on the 7700 block of Claudia Drive.

  RCSD gives update on reported shooting at State Fair

The Richland County Sheriff’s Department held a presser to discuss a reported shooting at the State Fair.

  No shots fired at State Fair despite rumors

A rumor started about a shooting at the South Carolina State Fair causing a panic Saturday, but deputies say no shots were fired and no one was hurt.

  Lexington man wanted for exposing himself to woman in parking lot

The Lexington Police Department needs your help finding a man accused of indecent exposure.

  Sumter man wanted for allegedly stealing $2,400 worth of items from business

Investigators with the Sumter County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a suspect who reportedly stole approximately $2,400 worth of items from a business.

  Sumter man wanted in connection with shooting on West Patricia Drive

The Sumter County Sheriff’s Office is searching for 19-year-old Tas’Je Spann in connection with a shooting that left one man in critical condition.

  CPD: Man charged with attempted murder in connection with Lorick Ave shooting

A 24-year-old man has been charged with attempted murder following a shooting on the 100 block on Lorick Ave.

Aiken Co. man sentenced to life in prison after killing couple, burning their bodies

This week, A 38-year-old Aiken County man was found guilty of killing an Edgefield County couple in 2016.

  RCSD arrests man accused of committing series of robberies

The Richland County Sheriff’s Department has arrested 26-year-old Iric Bolden for a string of robberies that took place in a span of eight days.

  Irmo Middle School student accused of threatening to shoot two classmates

An Irmo Middle School student is facing charges after making threats directed towards two students at his school.

  Police in search of two additional men wanted for deadly shooting that killed 2, injured 3 others

Investigators with the Sumter Police Department are searching for two men who may be connected to a deadly shooting that happened in September.

  Richland Co. investigators release new details on cold case possibly linked to most prolific serial killer in U.S. history

Richland County investigators released new details about how the man the FBI is calling the most prolific serial killer in U.S. history might be responsible for a cold case here in the Midlands.

  Columbia Police ID person of interest connected with suspicious fire investigations

Officials with the Columbia Police Department have identified a person of interest in connection with several suspicious fires that took place on September 26.

SC mother charged with sex crime against 3-year-old daughter

A mother in Sumter faces serious felony charges for a disturbing accusation of criminal sexual conduct hurting her toddler.

Man accused of running parking scam outside state fair arrested

On the first night of the fair, around 8:30 p.m., a fairgoer told deputies a man was taking money to park people at T&T Sports.

  Burned body found off SC road identified

The call came in around 11:45 a.m. when someone spotted what appeared to be a body in a ditch on the side of Lizzie Melton Road in the Richburg area of Chester County.

  ‘Armed and dangerous’ suspect identified in armed robbery at Aiken convenience store

Officials in Aiken have now announced the identity of a suspect wanted for an armed robbery that happened on Tuesday.

  Orangeburg Co. deputies arrests two men in connection with deadly home invasion

Deputies in Orangeburg County have arrested two men following a September home invasion that left a 55-year-old man dead.

  Columbia Police visited home 52 times this year ahead of recent deadly stabbing

The Columbia woman charged with fatally stabbing her 47-year-old live-in boyfriend was granted a $75,000 surety bond by a Richland County judge on Wednesday.

Authorities: Men caught throwing packages with cell phones, ecstasy over Lieber Correctional fence

The third man is still at-large.

UofSC annual security report shows decrease in drug, alcohol arrests on campus

The data, compiled by the university’s Division of Law Enforcement and Safety, outlines statistics of crimes reported to campus law enforcement.

3 suspects arrested following armed robbery at T-Mobile in Cayce

Two of the suspects in custody were wanted in other jurisdictions, Cayce police said.

Family on vacation finds more than a half-a-million dollars worth of cocaine at SC beach

A family on vacation found more than a half-a-million dollars worth of cocaine at a Lowcountry beach this past weekend.

  Lexington Co. deputies arrest 65-year-old man after argument leads to deadly shooting

A 65-year-old Batesburg man has been charged with murder after deputies say he shot another man during an argument.

  Deadliest killer in US history possibly linked to murder in Richland County

A serial killer who confessed to murdering 93 people last year is now being called the most prolific serial killer in U.S. history.

RSCD searching for fugitive evading police for almost 10 years

Richland County Sheriff’s deputies are asking for public assistance to locate a man that has been wanted for almost 10 years.

Deputies in Sumter seek man wanted for stealing alcoholic beverage from convenience store

The Sumter County Sheriff’s Office are searching for a man who reportedly took an alcoholic beverage from a convenience store.

Police: Store clerk shot in leg during armed robbery in Aiken

The Aiken Department of Public Safety is searching for a suspect who was involved in an armed robbery at a convenience store early Tuesday morning.

Woman from Aiken linked to deadly U.K. crash

In a small neighborhood in Aiken, a local family is facing international pressure.

Clemson police investigating reported sex assault in university library bathroom, alert says

The Clemson University Police Department is investigating a reported sexual assault that happened Thursday between 9:30 p.m. and 10:30 p.m., according to a CU Safe Alert.

  Fugitive accused in Columbia double homicide arrested

Demetrick Doctor, 46, faces two counts of murder and one count of attempted murder.

Police locate woman wanted for questioning in N. Charleston investigation

North Charleston police say they have located a woman wanted for questioning in an attempted murder investigation.

Coroner identifies 10-year-old girl killed in Hanahan homicide

The coroner has identified a 10-year-old girl who was killed in a homicide in Hanahan.

  Newberry father, registered sex offender arrested after abducting his two children

An amber alert for two children who were abducted by their non-custodial father has been canceled.

  Man charged in murder, sexual assault of toddler at Richmond motel

Police responded to the 6400 block of Midlothian Turnpike on May 8 for a report of a toddler child being assaulted.

Sixth grader at Lexington County school charged, facing expulsion over threat

A fight broke out near school dismissal time on Friday at Pelion Middle School, school officials said.

SLED seeking possible victims in connection to Florence County human trafficking case

Investigators are seeking the public’s help in locating possible victims in connection to a Florence County human trafficking case.

N.C. Uber driver shot in head while dropping off passenger

An Uber driver was shot in the head early Monday morning while dropping off a passenger in east Raleigh.

  Sumter Co. Coroner identifies pedestrian killed in hit and run accident

Sumter County Coroner Robert Baker has identified the pedestrian killed in a hit and run accident this morning.

  Two teens charged in separate school threats, Lexington Co. officials say

Two male teens have been charged in separate threats made to tow Lexington County schools.

Duo arrested for burglarizing Dollar General store in Orangeburg County

Deputies have arrested two people accused of burglarizing a Dollar General store in Orangeburg County.