Crime

  Midlands couple says they were attacked and robbed after traffic incident

“It was such a loud smack when my boyfriend hit the ground,” she said. “The scream was so horrendous, I thought he had been shot.”

Man arrested in shooting of mother, police with pellet gun

Deputies arrest 17-year-old accused in teenager’s murder

  Sentencing for man accused of crashing into Gaston Co. restaurant, killing family members resumes Wednesday

  Sumter man wanted for assault of woman, deputies say

  Lexington man accused of setting fire to abandoned buildings facing more charges

  Sumter man charged with attempted murder

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Deputies arrest woman accused of filing false report on home invasion, assault

Family of boy allegedly abused by teacher receives $17,000 settlement

Police: Man shot after girlfriend gets in argument

Missing Richland County man with medical conditions last seen April 11

  Road rage incident causes brief lockout at Lexington High School

Georgia officials: S.C. truck driver shot dead in road rage

Passenger tossed meth out of window, deputies say

A deputy collected the bag which officials say contained methamphetamine.

  Trial begins for former Chester County Sheriff accused of public corruption

The trial is set to last for a few weeks.

CPD: Man, woman charged in connection with church property theft

Deborah Leslie, 55, and Gary Nichols, 57, are both being charged with criminal conspiracy and grand larceny.

Michael Slager wants 20-year sentence reduced, claiming ineffective counsel

The former North Charleston police officer who is serving time in federal prison for shooting and killing an unarmed black man in 2015 wants his sentence vacated.

  Rock Hill elementary school provides grief counselors following fatal shooting of classmates

Deputies: Man attempts armed robbery with toy gun

  Columbia man sentenced to federal prison on firearm and drug charges, officials say

Man sentenced after setting woman ablaze in Lexington County

Homeowner shoots naked intruder

Feds: West Virginia Walmart worker stole $124K in gift cards

  RCSD: Man wanted in connection with shooting at gas station

The incident occurred around 12 a.m. at the El Cheapo on Percival Road.

  ‘I thought we might have a miracle’: Robert Shook, sixth person shot in York County, S.C. mass shooting, dies with family at side

A sixth person injured in a shooting that killed five others in York County Wednesday remains hospitalized with serious injuries.

Man shot, killed while driving in Sumter, police say

The victim was found dead in his vehicle on Broad Street.

Judge denies bond for woman accused of assaulting infants at Charleston daycare

A judge Saturday morning denied bond for a daycare worker who was arrested on charges relating to the assault of three infants at a West Ashley daycare.

Brain of Ex-NFL player accused in SC killings to be examined for damage

The brain of the former NFL player who killed five people in South Carolina before fatally shooting himself will be tested for a degenerative disease that has affected a number of professional athletes.

  Man charged with murder in deadly Columbia shooting

The shooting happened April 3 in the Rosewood neighborhood.

  Man charged after 15-year-old girl who went missing in Myrtle Beach is found safe

A 15-year-old girl who was reported missing Wednesday in Myrtle Beach has been found, according to family members.

  Community mourns prominent doctor, his wife, grandchildren and maintenance worker

Dr. Robert Lesslie was murdered inside his Marshall Road home, along with his wife and two grandchildren.

  ‘He was my best friend.’ Father of HVAC technician killed in York Co. shooting says he was a good man

The community is in mourning after the tragic killing of five people in York County. The only survivor is fighting for his life in the hospital.Police say former NFL player Phillip Adams killed Dr. Robert Lesslie, his wife Barbara, and their two grandkids, Adah and Noah. Moments before, police say

Police: Man allegedly punches MBPD detention officer in the face

The incident happened Thursday night, according to police.

  Camden shooting suspect turns himself in

The suspect in a Camden shooting that left two people injured has turned himself in, officials say.

  N.C. man charged in Saluda County arson

A North Carolina man faces charges for an arson in Saluda County.

Police: Wrong-way drunken driver struck tanker, caused fuel spill that closed I-526

Charleston Police say a drunk driver traveling the wrong direction on I-526 struck a tanker, leading to a gas leak that closed the interstate for hours.

  27-year-old man shot, killed in north Columbia

Officials have identified the man killed in a shooting in north Columbia on Wednesday.

  Congressman Ralph Norman says slain doctor was friend of 40 years, speaks about possible motive for deadly shooting

Congressman Ralph Norman said he was ‘shocked’ to hear that Dr. Robert Lesslie, Lesslie’s wife Barbara, two of their grandchildren, and another man, Robert Lewis of Gaston County, were killed in a shooting Wednesday.

  Father of York Co. shooter speaks, says football messed up his son

He said the doctor and his family were good people and he had no idea what could have happened to cause this chain of events.

  ‘To know the Lesslie family is to love them.’ Prominent doctor, wife and two grandchildren killed in York Co.

Dr. Robert Lesslie, his wife of 40 years and their two grandchildren were among five people killed in a shooting at a home in York County.

Newberry man arrested for drug possession in Saluda County

Rio Caldwell was taken into custody following a traffic stop.

Several vehicles struck by gunfire in shooting at Crosland Park in Aiken

On Thursday evening around 5 p.m., officials responded to a call of a shooting near the intersection of York Street and Crosland Drive.

Lexington man charged in fraudulent home remodeling case

James Brandon Jordan, 29, has been charged with obtaining goods under false pretenses for signing a contract and accepting more than $30,000 to work on a Chapin home last October.

  Sole survivor in deadly York County shooting called for help after being shot multiple times, family says

A sixth person injured in a shooting that killed five others in York County Wednesday remains hospitalized with serious injuries.

  AP source: NFL pro Phillip Adams killed five, then himself

A source briefed on a mass killing in South Carolina says the gunman who killed five people including a prominent doctor was former NFL pro Phillip Adams.

  Suspect identified in Camden shooting that left 2 hurt

He's wanted on attempted murder charges.

  Deputies ask for help identifying man wanted for stealing 2 cases of beer

According to police, he went to the Spinx at 1619 Decker Boulevard just after 11 p.m.

18-year-old woman among two killed in Florence County shooting, coroner says

The victims of a deadly double shooting Tuesday afternoon in Florence County have been identified.

9-day-old Louisville baby found with broken arm and legs; parents arrested

Amanda Yff, 26, and Brent Bishop, 30, were charged Monday, according to arrest documents.

Woman left 4-year-old boy in car for nearly an hour in South Euclid Walmart parking lot, police say

A 31-year-old Cleveland woman claimed she was only in Walmart for “five minutes” while her 4-year-old son was left alone in the car, according to South Euclid Police. However, police said those “five” were actually 55 minutes.

  Grandfather gunned down in Columbia home while sleeping, family says

Family gathered at the home from all over after hearing the news.

  SC man pleads guilty to sex crimes against child

Police say he admitted to having a specific interest in girls between 10-to-13 years of age.

Sumter Co. man charged with receiving stolen goods

Dubose also obtained a metals permit knowing it was against the law due to prior convictions for property crimes.

  2 injured during multiple Orangeburg County shootings

The first shooting incident happened on Friday night on Skyland Drive in Springfield.

Sumter woman charged with assault and battery

She allegedly hit a woman in the head with a glass bottle.

  NC man identified as shooting victim found dead in Rosewood neighborhood

Around 6:30 a.m. Saturday, someone found the victim on South Beltline Boulevard.

Myrtle Beach woman arrested, accused of trying to kill 3 juveniles in shooting

Police have taken a second suspect into custody in connection with a January shooting involving three juveniles.

One dead after shooting in Columbia

Police are investigating after a shooting in Columbia left one person dead.

  Lexington mother sentenced to 38 years for killing daughter

She stated that she waited to seek medical assistance for her daughter because she “did not want to look worse than I already am.”

  Officials: Sumter Co. man shot wife, himself in front of child and deputies

The 16-year-old called deputies because his mother and stepfather were fighting.

Kinard trial July 12; attorney may seek to move ex-official’s case out of Bamberg

Circuit Judge Clifton Newman set the trial date for the Bamberg County charges at the request of Kinard’s attorney, Bakari Sellers, who asked the court for a speedy trial.

10 arrested in York County child exploitation operation: ‘These predators are out here’

Predators from North and South Carolina traveled to York County looking for sex with children as young as 10, deputies said Monday.

  Standoff ends with death of man in Newberry County

Officials were called two times about the man, who had been driving an SUV on a wheel rim on Interstate 26 around 4:30 a.m.

Assault survivor out of the hospital as safety changes are slated for Five Points

State Rep. Seth Rose also said the security cameras in the area will be upgraded to allow first responders to view the area in real-time.

Bond granted to woman charged after 4-year-old drowns in Myrtle Beach pool

The child drowned in a resort pool Thursday, according to officials.

RCSD looking for help identifying theft suspect

If you have any information, you are urged to contact Crimestoppers at CrimeSC.com

UPDATE: Police release names of victims in Wilmington mass shooting

Mass shooting in Wilmington, seven people shot, three dead

  ‘Fire all abusers’: Student protesters demand UofSC fire professors accused of sexual harassment

Students say the university is protecting the faculty members accused of sexual harassment and are calling for their termination.

  Police: Recently-fired employee crashed through front doors, drove inside Walmart in Concord, N.C.

Officials say Gentry drove his car into the store, then continued to drive inside the store, causing massive damage.

  ‘We just want to be left alone in peace.’ Asian-American owned business robbed, trashed in Charlotte Transit Center

A robber trashed a convenience store at the Charlotte Transit Center and allegedly yelled racial slurs at the store’s Asian American owners during broad daylight. Police arrested a man, but it isn’t bringing peace to the victims.

Deputies: Help needed in finding kidnapping, assault and battery suspect

Anyone with more information should call 803-628-3059.

Two men arrested for stealing catalytic converters from car dealership

At approximately 11:40 p.m., deputies were dispatched to JT’s Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram after a burglary alarm had been triggered.

Deputies: drug trafficking operation found during storage unit bust in Sumter Co.

Officials say they discovered more than 945.58 grams (more than 2 pounds) of cocaine and various other drugs after searching a storage facility.

SC man charged after being found with teen girl missing since November

The missing 15-year-old girl was found in a bed with 28-year-old Jacob Sellar-Deck, deputies said.

Duo attempts to detonate destructive device in Florence, police say

Two people have been charged after authorities say they attempted to detonate a destructive device in Florence.

Texas mother accused of killing son, 6, for insurance money

Texas mother accused of killing son, 6, for insurance money

Driver charged in hit-and-run that left 19-year-old dead, deputies say

Josephine ‘Josy’ Nunn was killed when deputies say a car hit hers, sending her into concrete barriers.

‘Cold face’: Sheriff reflects on moment deadly N.C. road rage suspect was taken into custody

An arrest has been made in connection with the deadly road rage shooting of a Pennsylvania woman on Interstate 95 in Robeson County.

  Cayce man arrested for meth trafficking in Lexington County

Anthony Frank Lavenia is charged with trafficking meth.

  Man arrested for attempted murder in Sumter County

Arrest warrants state that he forced his way into a motel room with the intent of harming a woman inside.

  Sumter woman accused of sex crimes with 11-year-old

Brittany Leona Busques, 23, faces felony charges.