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DHEC confirmed Wednesday that a raccoon found near M Avenue and Naples Avenue in Cayce has tested positive for rabies. Officials said there are no known human or pet exposures at this time.

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According to the Lexington County Sheriff's Department, deputies arrested three Columbia residents Wednesday after finding catalytic converters and tools commonly used to remove the car parts during a traffic stop near Lake Murray.

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Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher has identified the individual who died as a result of a single-vehicle incident that took place in the 900 block of Sharon Church Road, Swansea, around 8:40 p.m. Friday.

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There was not much initial information available Wednesday following a plane crash that occurred in Columbia's Rosewood neighborhood around 10:30 a.m. However, the Richland County Coroner has now released the information regarding the pilot's identity, who died when the plane crashed into a house.

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Lexington Police Chief Terrence Green notified the public that a 12-year-old juvenile male has been charged with unlawful use of 911 after he was found to be responsible for a series “swatting” calls that were made within a neighborhood off Barr Road in Lexington. The announcement was made W…

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The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control announced the following COVID-19 updates as of Tuesday. NOTE: Tuesday's low case counts are due to an internal systems issue at DHEC. Representatives said they are actively working to correct it. Once the issue is resolved wit…

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The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control announced the following COVID-19 updates as of Monday. NOTE: Monday's low case counts are due to an internal systems issue at DHEC. Representatives said they are actively working to correct it. Once the issue is resolved with …

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As first announced Nov. 21, the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) will not report daily COVID-19 numbers on New Year’s Day. Data that would be reported January 1 will be available online the following day.

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Members of the Columbia Fire Department responded to the 1000 block of Heidt Street Thursday morning for a house fire with a possible occupant entrapment. The public was notified of the fire just after 11 a.m. via the department's social media.

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A day after providing an update on COVID-19 vaccines, the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control announced the statewide vaccination percentage per doses received by the federal government is at 31 percent as of Wednesday, which is above the national average of 19 perc…