Sheriff Lott announced Thursday that Richland County Sheriff’s deputies will participate in On Patrol: Live, later this month.
Richland County Coroner Naida Rutherford released the name of a homicide victim who was discovered on 1400 Gregg Street Sunday around 9:30 a.m.
The Columbia Police Department, Columbia Parks and Recreation, and local nonprofit, Serve and Connect, are partnering together for the 'Lock It Up, Columbia campaign. The purpose of the campaign is to encourage safe storage solutions for firearm owners.
Traveling to work will now be a little easier for commuters who use Interstate 20. The South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT) has completed the widening and improvement project along an 11-mile stretch of I-20 in Lexington County.
The Columbia Police Department (CPD) arrested Mitazia Quinshawn Harvin, 25, in connection with a shooting over the weekend. The shooting occurred at North Pointe Estates, where police found an injured 29 year old male, who later died from his injuries.
A Lexington County jury convicted Ronald Wood, 64, of burglary in the first degree. The burglary took place Apr. 23, 2021 at a home on Old Charleston Hwy. in Lexington County.
The United States Geological Survey (USGS) reported an early morning earthquake around 1:30 a.m. Sunday morning, 6 km east of Elgin.
The Lexington County Coroner, Margaret Fisher, released the autopsy results for 39-year-old Charles Carlisle Plumley, a federal inmate who died Apr. 23 while being held at the Lexington County Detention Center.
The Richland County Sheriff’s Department is investigating a homicide that left one man dead and two men injured late Thursday night. The shooting occurred at The Grove at St. Andrews apartment complex in Columbia.
Leon Lott has been the sheriff of Richland County since 1996 and has seen many changes in the community. A lot of the changes he sees are affecting children most, with an increase in violence and social influences.
Columbia Police Department (CPD) investigators are encouraging the public to call Crimestoppers with information regarding last week's fatal shooting of a 37-year-old man.
The Lexington Police Department seeks help identifying an alleged shoplifter who took over $1,500 of meat from a local grocery store.
Town of Lexington Police Chief Terrence Green announced Monday that Bobby Ray Robbins, 25, of Lexington, has been arrested for his involvement in a shooting early Sunday.
The Lexington Police Department will begin offering free classes for the community in an effort to provide potentially life-saving training.
The Town of Lexington announced Friday morning that a pipe defect caused nearly six thousand gallons of sewage to overflow into a tributary in the Congaree Basin.
Severe weather, heavy rains, high winds, and flash flooding across the Midlands Thursday evening resulted in down powerlines, fallen trees, and damage.
The Lexington Police Department seeks help locating several suspects that allegedly worked together in committing crimes within the Town of Lexington.
The Lexington Police Department (LPD) has been providing free box fans for those in need for over 13 years. The initiative called 'Operation Cool Down' helps over 150 individuals and families each year. As temperatures continue to rise over triple digits, community members can make use of th…
The Irmo Police Department charged Tina Wilson, 31, of Columbia, with unlawful conduct toward a child stemming from an incident in May 2022 at the Big Blue Marble Academy in Irmo.
The Midlands is bracing for a major heatwave this week. And while it might be the first one of the summer, it won’t be the last.
Update: On Sunday afternoon near Decker Blvd., Richland County Sheriff's Department deputies found the car police believe was the one which crashed into the restaurant. The driver, whose name has not yet been released, was arrested. Police say the "motive stems from a conflict with a female …
Columbia Police Department (CPD) investigators have arrested a third suspect in connection with the fatal shooting of 20-year-old Jamaica Dowling at Greene Crossing Apartments March 13.
Officers with the Columbia Police Department are assisting the Forest Acres Police Department (FAPD) with a collision that investigators say resulted in injuries.
A 60-year-old Columbia man has been charged with attempted murder. According to the Columbia Police Department, officers arrested Christopher Gadson after allegedly hitting a man with a brick and repeatedly kicking him in the head during an argument that occurred March 4. Gadson and the vict…
Columbia-Richland Firefighters will receive multiple statewide honors this week at the 2022 Fire-Rescue Conference. The conference will be held in Myrtle Beach, and several firefighters are slated to receive the Meritorious Award.
Columbia Police Department (CPD) investigators are working to determine the circumstances surrounding the shooting death of a 21-year-old female on Tuesday.
The Greater Cayce-West Columbia Chamber of Commerce (CWC) along with the Visitor Programs and the Cayce Police Department and West Columbia Police Department, recently announced a new innovative partnership and program called Business Watch.
Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher has identified the individual who died as a result of a motorcycle accident in the 300 block of Bush Berry Road in Pelion shortly before 7:00 PM on Sunday
The Richland County Sheriff’s Department is investigating a shooting incident that occurred at a Columbia apartment complex Sunday night.
A 24-year-old man has been sentenced to 25 years in prison following his conviction in Lexington County for trafficking heroin, 28 grams or more; possession of a weapon during a violent crime; unlawful carrying of a pistol, and possession of methamphetamine.
A man who died after pointing a handgun and shooting at Lexington County deputies and West Columbia police officers Friday has been identified.
A major collision at the intersection of Sunset Blvd./US-378 at Hope Ferry Road has the entire intersection closed.
The Lexington County Sheriff's Department is reporting that multiple agencies are in the area of Feather Run Trail and Quail Hollow after deputies responded to a mental health call involving a gun.
The City of Columbia Water is continuing its efforts to address the taste and odor issue affecting customers served by its Canal Water Treatment Plant.
Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott announces the arrest of a third person in a shooting that left one teenager dead and another injured.
The Lexington Police Department seeks help identifying two individuals who investigators say allegedly have stolen credit cards from parked vehicles at Lexington Square on Sunset Boulevard on May 26.
11 men were arrested earlier this month as part of an undercover investigation targeting potential sexual predators trying to contact children for sexual activity. According to the Lexington County Sheriff's department, seven suspects are from the Midlands area.
South Carolina Highway Patrol troopers are looking for a person who allegedly ran away after causing a fatal accident in Richland County Friday night.