In an effort to encourage Richland County residents to get vaccinated, Richland Library is partnering with Cooperative Health to offer Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine in multiple rounds, including boosters. The partnership is the beginning of an ongoing collaboration between Cooperative Health and…
Lexington County narcotics agents have arrested a woman and a man accused of trying to get drugs and contraband to the woman’s son and another inmate inside the Lexington County Detention Center.
October is Firewood Awareness Month, and the South Carolina Department of Parks, Recreation & Tourism (SCPRT) and South Carolina Forestry Commission (SCFC) are partnering to remind South Carolinians and visitors to “buy it where you burn it.”
Construction on the new, wider and modernized bridge in Lexington County near Chapin over Interstate 26 was completed earlier this week. The project has been part of the South Carolina Department of Transportation's work to improve the state's infrastructure with strategic investments.
A Columbia man is accused of flying home from California with $4,000 in his suitcases and more than 40 pounds of marijuana, estimated to have an approximate street value of $250,000.
Officials from the Lexington Police Department will be working alongside the Lexington/Richland Alcohol and Drug Abuse Council, and the Drug Enforcement Administration to host National Prescription Drug Take Back Day at the CVS Pharmacy in the Town of Lexington Saturday.
Investigators continue to pursue charges against men targeted in a monthlong operation featuring messages exchanged with law enforcement officers posing as minors on social media apps.
Richland County officials are offering residents a significant incentive to get vaccinated at an upcoming vaccination drive. The event is part of the county's incentive program, and the first 250 unvaccinated Richland County residents will receive a $100 gift card.
The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control confirmed Monday afternoon that a bat found near Henderson Street and Hampton Street in Columbia has tested positive for rabies. One person was exposed and has been referred to their healthcare provider.
Isaiah Deshaun Butler, a 23-year-old man from Columbia, South Carolina, was convicted Thursday afternoon by a Lexington County jury, after approximately forty minutes of deliberations, for a drive-by shooting injuring a mother and her daughter in the Riverbend Apartment complex in West Colum…
Richland County Sheriff's Department released an update Thursday on the husband and wife who were found fatally shot in a Columbia senior living facility. The incident took place Tuesday.
Richland County Coroner Naida Rutherford released the name of the individuals who were involved in a homicide shooting at Harmony Collection of Columbia. The incident occurred Tuesday.
October is Fire Safety and Prevention Month. The change of seasons means the coming of cooler weather, but from fall fun like bonfires to simply keeping warm, the lower temperatures can also bring danger.
Lexington County Sheriff's Department announced Wednesday that deputies arrested an Aiken man accused of shooting at a man outside of a Lexington County strip club in September.
Officers from the Columbia Police Department arrived at the 3900 block of Eureka Street in the Rosewood neighborhood shortly after 9 p.m. Monday, in response to a robbery report.
SCDHEC officials confirmed Thursday that a bat found near Towe and Fish Hatchery roads in Gaston has tested positive for rabies. No people or pets are known to have been exposed at this time.
Officials from Richland School District Two notified the public Wednesday at 11 a.m. on behalf of the principal of Richland Northeast High School, regarding reports of a fire on school campus.
Officials from Lexington Medical Center notified the public Monday that hospital officials have begun administering COVID-19 boosters at its vaccination clinic located inside the Health and Wellness Center at Brookland Baptist Church (1066 Sunset Blvd., West Columbia).
Richland County Coroner Naida Rutherford released the name of the individual killed in a homicide shooting in a wooded area at the 4400 block of Hardscrabble Road.
Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott held a press conference Wednesday regarding the riot that took place at Alvin S. Glenn Detention Center Sept. 3, in which two correctional officers were attacked.
Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott announced that the father of the two 20-month-old infants, Brycen and Brayden McDaniel, who were found deceased inside a vehicle Sept. 1, will not be charged in their deaths. Lott said the incident was determined to be a "horrible accident."
Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher has identified the individual who died in a motor vehicle accident near the 127 mile marker of Interstate 26 westbound at approximately 1:15p.m. Thursday.
Richland County Sheriff’s Department investigators are seeking community assistance in identifying a man involved in a shooting at a local restaurant.
South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control confirmed that a bat found near Melon Drive and Cornish Way in West Columbia tested positive for rabies.
The FBI and the State Law Enforcement Division have joined Lexington County deputies to assist in the ongoing search for a girl reported missing in 1986.
Officials from the Irmo Police Department notified the public Sunday afternoon that Chaplain Billie Bright has died after his long-fought battle with COVID came to an end Saturday night.
Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher has identified the individual who died as a result of being involved in a single vehicle accident in the 2300 block of South Lake Drive. The incident occurred around 3 a.m. Sunday.
More than a dozen law enforcement agencies worked together on a month-long operation targeting adults accused of contacting children online for sexual activity.
Richland County Coroner Naida Rutherford released the name of the pedestrian who was struck by a driver around 9 p.m. Wednesday. The incident occurred in the 700 block of Oakland Ave. in Columbia.
The South Carolina Department of Transportation is implementing an intersection improvement project to build a traffic circle at the Fish Hatchery Road/Busbee Road intersection in the Gaston area of Lexington County.
Officials from the Richland County Sheriff's Department announced Thursday that Deputy Chief Chris Cowan has been selected as the City of Cayce's new chief of police.
Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott announced charges that have been brought against two men after a riot at the Alvin S. Glenn Detention Center Friday morning. The incident injured two correctional officers, who were transported to a hospital.
Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott held a press conference Friday morning after additional police presence had been seen at the Alvin S. Glenn Detention Center since about 8:30 a.m.
The South Carolina Department of Transportation will prohibit lane closures on interstate highways for non-emergency highway work during the Labor Day holiday travel period.
Richland County Coroner Naida Rutherford updated the public Thursday afternoon regarding the two twin boys who were found deceased in a vehicle outside a daycare in Blythewood Wednesday afternoon.
Lexington Medical Center officials updated the emergency department visitation policies as of Thursday, in response to COVID-19.
Richland County Sheriff's deputies are investigating the death of two infants that were found Wednesday afternoon inside a vehicle.
Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher released the identity of the person killed in the 2600 block of Mineral Springs Road shortly after 3 p.m. in the Town of Lexington Tuesday.
The City of Columbia is working in conjunction with Columbia Water to close all lanes of Blanding Street between Main Street and Assembly Street.