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Deputies: Sumter Student Threatened School Shooting

Photo Courtesy:sumterschools.net Sumter, S.C. (WOLO)– Sumter County Deputies say a 13 year old Chestnut Oaks Middle School student will have to go to family court for threatening to, “Shoot down the school.” Investigators say she wrote the threat on a restroom floor. According to deputies, other students saw the writing and notified school officials. A spokesperson for the Sumter County…

Solicitor Asks Judge to Reconsider Quinn Sentence

Columbia, S.C. (WOLO)–State Solicitor David Pascoe is appealing former State Representative Richard Quinn’s sentence on a misconduct in office charge. According to documents filed afternoon, Solicitor Pascoe is asking the judge to reconsider because of what he calls the court’s failure to interpret the facts prior to Quinn’s guilty plea. On Monday Quinn was sentenced to two years of probation…

Deputies: Student Threatened to “Shoot Up” School

Richland Co., S.C. (WOLO)– Richland County deputies say a teenager is accused of threatening to “shoot up” a school on social media. Investigators say Kameron Hilliard turned himself in this morning. Deputies say he made the threat against Westwood High School on Twitter. According to authorities Hilliard is charged with unlawful communication and disturbing schools. In a release the school’s…

Richland Deputies Seeking Stalking Suspect

Richland Co., S.C. (WOLO)–Deputies in Richland County are looking for Antwon Boatwright. Investigators say he is wanted for stalking. According to deputies they responded on January 26th to a call in reference to Boatwright making numerous recorded threats to the victim dating back to September of last year. Deputies say the victim issued a no-contact letter in November. If you…

FBI: LA Sex Assault Suspect Could Be In Area

Columbia, S.C. (WOLO)–The FBI says a man wanted in a series of sexual assaults in California may be in the Midlands. This afternoon the bureau’s Columbia field office tweeted out a picture of Greg Carlson. They say he is wanted in connection with multiple sexual assaults in Los Angeles. If you see Carlson or know where he is call police.

UPDATE: Airport HS assistant principal fired, investigated for alleged “unprofessional relationship with a student”

Photo Courtesy:ahs.lex2.org UPDATE (5:00 p.m.) – The Lexington School District Two revealed that Diimler was terminated by the Board of Trustees after the district’s investigation into allegations that she might be involved in an unprofessional relationship with a student. According to a news release sent Tuesday (2/13), during that investigation, the district became aware of facts indicating the possibility of…

Gov. McMaster Tours Damage, Reception Site

A spokesperson with the governor’s office says Governor Henry McMaster will hold a media briefing with state and local emergency response officials today, Sunday, February 4 at approximately 10:00 AM. The governor will update the public on the Pine Ridge train incident.

Amtrak Officials Briefing Passengers Following Crash

Photo Courtesy: @LCSD_News   Lexington Co., S.C. (WOLO)–Deputies with the Lexington County Sheriff’s Department say Michael Jerew from the Amtrak Raleigh office is now briefing the passengers of the Amtrak crash who are at the reception site. Deputies say officials are working to clear the train of all luggage and belongings and get those items to the rightful owners. Deputies…

CPD Searching for Stolen Pit Bull

Columbia, S.C. (WOLO)–Investigators with the Columbia Police Department are searching for two suspects they say stole a pit bull from the Columbia Animal Shelter on Humane Lane. Police Say the suspects were caught on camera.   If you have any information on where the dog may be call the Columbia Police Department or Crimestoppers at 1-888-CRIME-SC.

Gov. Declares Feb. Vulnerable Adult Awareness Month

Columbia, S.C. (WOLO)–  February 2018 is officially Vulnerable Adult Awareness month in South Carolina. A spokesperson for the Department of Social Services says the governor’s declaration gives the agency a chance to highlight its Adult Advocacy Division. According to DSS a vulnerable adult is,  “a person 18 or older who has a physical or mental condition which prevents the individual…