Columbia Mayor Steve Benjamin held a press conference Wednesday afternoon where he declared the city under a state of emergency, in regards to the recent rapid spread of the COVID-19 Delta variant.
Lexington County deputies have arrested a man charged with six counts of criminal sexual conduct with a minor.
Irmo Police Chief Courtney Dennis announced Monday that officers located a suspicious device near the intersection of Cressfell Road and Chapelwhite Road near the entrance of the Hidden Oaks subdivision.
Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher is releasing the identity of the person killed Saturday around 1 p.m. in West Columbia. The incident occurred in the 800 block of Osage Ave.
West Columbia police notified the public Saturday evening that officers responded to the 800 block of Osage Avenue Saturday around 1:30 p.m. due to a shooting incident.
The University of South Carolina has issued a mask mandate for all indoor areas, effective July 30, for all members of the university community regardless of vaccination status.
A sentence was imposed Tuesday afternoon for Nathaniel Rowland, the 27-year-old Clarendon County man who had been accused of murdering a University of South Carolina student in 2019.
Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher has identified the individual who died as a result of a multiple vehicle accident that took place in the 700 block of Chapin Road, Chapin. The incident occurred around 5 p.m. Monday.
Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher has identified the individuals who died as a result of a multiple vehicle accident that occurred on Interstate 26 near the 119 mile marker at approximately 5:30 a.m. Sunday.
Lexington County Sheriff’s Department officials reported Saturday night that deputies are searching for a suspect in a shooting that left a 19-year-old man dead.
Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher has identified the individual who died as a result of a single-vehicle accident that took place in the 2000 block of South Lake Drive in Lexington. The incident occurred at about 12:10 p.m. Wednesday.
West Columbia Police Chief Dennis Tyndall notified the public Wednesday that he has decided to retire after 37 years of service to the department. He will remain working during the search for the new police chief.
Columbia Police Department investigators arrested two teenagers Monday in connection with a fatal shooting on Two Notch Road last month.
Members of the Columbia Police Department arrived on scene Monday afternoon at North Pointe Estates, on Ripplemeyer Avenue. The apartments are located near West Beltline Blvd.
The Lexington Police Department (LPD) announced Monday that an arrest was made after an allegation of children being assaulted at a daycare facility in the Town of Lexington. It was reported by the facility's administrator.
Kimberly Fletcher Groh, 55, was sentenced to 30 years in prison Friday after entering a plea to the 2016 shooting death of her husband, Michael Bryan. Circuit Court Judge Walton J. McLeod IV imposed the sentence following the plea in Lexington County. Under South Carolina law, Groh is not el…
Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott announced the arrest of a mother and son Tuesday after a robbery at a nearby gas station.
Officials from the Lexington Police Department notified the public Thursday that Roosevelt Erik Garway Jr., 19, has been arrested and was transported to the Lexington County Detention Center.
The office of Gov. Henry McMaster released a statement Tuesday instructing state residents to finalize their storm preparations ahead of Tropical Storm Elsa.
Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher has identified the individual who was killed in a single vehicle collision Friday around 11:30 p.m. The incident occurred in the 1500 block of Axtell Drive in Cayce.
In an effort to keep people and waterways safe during Independence Day weekend, the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources Law Enforcement Division will be conducting courtesy boat inspections at public boat landings across the state.
Three people are in jail after Lexington County deputies, with assistance from Gaston Police officers, arrested them Wednesday at an industrial site.
Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher has identified the individual who died as a result of a mobile home fire that occurred in the 200 block of Golden Leaf Lane in Lexington around 12:00 p.m. Tuesday.
Lexington Police Chief Terrence Green notified the Lexington community Wednesday afternoon that an arrest has been made in connection with a recent shooting incident. The event occurred Monday in the 300 block of Coventry Lakes Drive, in the Mallard Lakes subdivision.
Coroner Margaret Fisher has identified the individual who died as a result of a multiple vehicle accident that occurred in the 4700 block of Edmund Highway, South Congaree, at approximately 8:40 p.m. Tuesday.
The South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT) will prohibit lane closures on interstate highways for non-emergency highway work during the Fourth of July holiday travel period.
Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher has identified the individual who was fatally shot at a residence located in the 100 block of Freedom Drive in Lexington around 5:25 p.m. Sunday.
Lexington County deputies have made another arrest in a case that began earlier this month when a gang-related shooting resulted in the death of an 11-year-old girl and wounded another girl.
Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher has identified the individual who was fatally shot at a residence located in the 800 block of Meadowfield Road in Gaston, at 10 a.m. Sunday.
Members of the Columbia Fire Department third shift crew took quick action Thursday afternoon in downtown Columbia to help one man in need.
Members of the West Columbia Police Department announced Thursday afternoon that Trevor Anthony Irvin, 28, of Columbia, has been arrested.
Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher identified the individual who was fatally shot in a parking lot in the 400 block of Sunset Boulevard near House of Raeford Farms chicken plant. The incident occurred shortly after 7 a.m. Thursday morning.
The West Columbia Police Department announced the investigation of a homicide that occurred Thursday morning at 410 Sunset Boulevard in West Columbia.
Members of the Lexington Police Department are asking for assistance from the public to identify two women. The information was released to the public Wednesday morning.
Members of the Lexington Police Department are trying to identify a suspect who they say was involved in the theft of several credit cards from Wolf's Fitness Center and Planet Fitness.
Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher identified the pedestrian who was killed due to being struck by a motor vehicle Wednesday around 5 a.m. The incident occured in the 1900 block of Airport Boulevard in Cayce.
Lexington County deputies have arrested a Batesburg man accused of firing shots during a gang-related shooting that resulted in the death of an 11-year-old girl and wounded another girl.
Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher has identified the individual who did as a result of being struck by a motor vehicle in the 2400 block of Augusta Road around 9 p.m. Thursday.
The final doses of the COVID-19 vaccine were administered Wednesday at the Columbia Place Mall vaccination site, after being open to the public for eight weeks.
Officials from the Lexington County Sheriff's Department notified the public Thursday morning that an 11-year-old girl was fatally shot inside a home near Batesburg-Leesville Wednesday night. Investigators believe was a gang-related shooting, according to LCSD.
The Benedict College community is mourning the loss of one of their students Sunday evening. College officials notified the public that student Marlon Black died due to injuries he sustained after a car accident on I-77 early Sunday morning.
South Carolina DHEC officials announced their “Shot and a Chaser” campaign Thursday, a partnership with the South Carolina Brewers Guild. The campaign is geared toward boosting vaccination rates among young adults. Numerous breweries across the state are participating in the initiative.
Officials from SCDHEC notified the public Tuesday that residents can now choose between getting the single-dose Janssen (Johnson & Johnson) vaccine or the two-dose Pfizer vaccine at the COVID-19 Community Vaccination Center at Columbia Place Mall, beginning Wednesday.