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Mount Pleasant entrepreneurs appearing at White House

MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. (AP) — Entrepreneurs from a Mount Pleasant company are attending the first White House Demo Day. Read More »

O'Malley returning to South Carolina for campaign events

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Democratic presidential hopeful Martin O'Malley is returning to South Carolina for several campaign events. Read More »

South Carolina limiting number of death certificates issued

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The state of South Carolina has started limiting the number of death certificates that can be issued for each person to five. Read More »

Search for Missing Man on Lake Murray Could resume

Emergency crews in Newberry and Saluda Counties suspended a search Monday for a missing man. Search could resume sometime Tuesday. Read More »

S.C. Special Olympics athletes return home

South Carolina's Special Olympics athletes returned home at Columbia Metropolitan Airport Monday. Read More »

Officials: What to do During Traffic Stops

In an effort to keep officers and motorists safe, officials are working to correct misconceptions on the appropriate way to act when pulled over. Read More »

Tractor Trailer, Train Collide in Chapin

A truck-driver was taken to the hospital with serious injuries after colliding with a train Monday morning. Read More »

City Unveils New Parking Meter App

No Change, No worries. The City of Columbia is launching a new Parking Meter App that allows Drivers to pay remotely via credit or debit card. Read More »

Boil Water Advisory for Audubon Oaks subdivision

Some residents in the Audubon Oaks subdivision are going to have to take some extra steps before using their water. Read More »

Rep. Mia McLeod announces run for S.C. Senate

S.C. Rep. Mia McLeod (D – Richland) announced Sunday she will run for South Carolina Senate District 22. Read More »

Shooting at Richland Terrace Apartments

Richland County Sheriff's deputies are investigating a shooting at Richland Terrace Apartments off Metze Road in Columbia Saturday night. Read More »

Coastal SC road plans lack barriers to keep bears at bay

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A four-lane road is being planned for South Carolina's Lowcountry without barriers to keep the area's black bears from lumbering into the path of motorists. Read More »

SC body camera law spurred by Ferguson, state's own shooting

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina lawmakers began exploring the possible use of body cameras after the shooting of an unarmed black man in Ferguson, Missouri, last year. Read More »

University hosts forum on innovation in hospitality, tourism

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The University of South Carolina is hosting a forum on innovation and entrepreneurship in the tourism and hospitality industries. Read More »

Man receives father's Purple Heart, love letters to mother

A Lexington man gets his father's Purple Heart and love letters he wrote to his mother. Read More »

Suspect arrested after officer-involved shooting

Columbia Police Chief Skip Holbrook announces that he has requested the SC Law Enforcement Division (SLED) to investigate an officer involved shooting incident. Read More »

SC body camera law spurred by Ferguson, state's own shooting

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina lawmakers began exploring the possible use of body cameras after the shooting of an unarmed black man in Ferguson, Missouri, last year. Read More »

Black economic summit being held in Orangeburg this weekend

ORANGEBURG, S.C. (AP) — The South Carolina State Conference of the NAACP is joining with the business school at Claflin University in Orangeburg to host an African American Economic Summit. Read More »

Sheriff: Robbers torture adults with hot kitchen utensils

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Richland County deputies say eight men forced their way into a home demanding money, burning three adults with hot kitchen utensils and putting a gun to a 1-month-old baby's head when the victims did not turn over some cash. Read More »

SC GOP legislators seek audit of money to Planned Parenthood

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina House Republicans are seeking an audit of Planned Parenthood clinics in the state as Congress considers cutting off federal funding to the abortion provider. Read More »

8 Sought in Kidnapping, Armed Robbery

RICHLAND COUNTY, S.C. (WOLO) -- The Richland County Sheriff's Department is requesting the community’s assistance to help identify suspects wanted for kidnapping, armed robbery, assault and battery. Read More »

Lawyer: Teen shot from behind by police and car was stopped

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The lawyer for the family of a 19-year-old man shot and killed by a Seneca police officer says the teen was shot in the back and his car was not moving. Read More »

Aiken deputies told not to make domestic violence arrests

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — An Aiken County Sheriff's captain has instructed deputies not to file domestic violence charges unless the victim cooperates, citing a new law aimed at stemming South Carolina's persistently high rates of domestic abuse. Read More »

Dylann Roof appears in Federal Court Pleads Not Guilty

Suspected Charleston Church shooter Dylann Roof appears before a judge in a Federal Courtroom Friday and Pleads Not Guilty. Read More »

Man convicted of murder in fight over $400 debt

ORANGEBURG, S.C. (AP) — An Orangeburg County jury has found a 69-year-old man guilty of murder in a shooting that resulted from a fight over a debt of about $400. Read More »

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