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Lawmakers Discuss Criminal Domestic Violence

The Criminal Domestic Violence committee met Wednesday at the State House. Read more »

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Low-level drought declared in 9 SC counties

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The South Carolina Drought Response Committee says low river flows in nine counties west and south of Columbia have led them to declare drought has returned to the state. Read More »

FSU Benches Winston for 1st half of Clemson Game

Florida State officials say Jameis Winston will be benched for the first half of Saturday's game against Clemson after making ``offensive and vulgar'' comments about women and that the quarterback will undergo internal discipline. Read More »

Former governors: Students must know basic civics

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Three former South Carolina governors are promoting legislation that encourages high school students to gain a basic knowledge of American civics. Read More »

Univ of SC gets $8M alternative medicine grant

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The University of South Carolina has received a federal grant for its alternative medicine center. Read More »

SC man charged with felony DUI in June car crash

ORANGEBURG, S.C. (AP) — A 28-year-old Orangeburg County man has been charged with felony driving under the influence involving a deadly car crash in June. Read More »

Police: Man, 70, growing marijuana in chicken coop

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Investigators say a 70-year-old man was growing marijuana in a chicken coop in the backyard of his Columbia home. Read More »

SC resident 1 millionth visitor to 9/11 Museum

The Sept. 11 museum has gotten its one millionth visitor a little less than four months after opening to the public. Read More »

Minnesota Vikings change mind in Peterson case

The Minnesota Vikings have placed star running back Adrian Peterson on the exempt/commissioner's permission list. Read More »

Columbia's Top Cop Talks Drug Lab Options

Columbia's Top Cop presents ideas for next move a month after the City drug lab is shut down. Read More »

Lawmaker Calls DSS Issues a "Crisis"

The Department of Social Services took center stage again this week at the State House. Read More »

USC hosts event to celebrate Constitution Day

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A law professor and specialist on American legal history from Cornell University is speaking at the University of South Carolina about the U.S. Constitution as part of a national celebration of the document. Read More »

Sheheen calls for federal investigation into DSS

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Gov. Nikki Haley's Democratic opponent is calling for a federal investigation into South Carolina's Department of Social Services. Read More »

Man shot to death near Goose Creek

GOOSE CREEK, S.C. (AP) _ Berkeley County officials have released the name of a man shot to death at an apartment complex near Goose Creek. Read More »

Tip Leads TO Chicken Coop Arrest

Columbia, SC (WOLO)-A Crimestoppers tip leads Columbia Police to a marijuana grow inside of a chicken coop. 70-year-old Thomas Mcmillan has been charged with manufacturing marijuana. Read More »

Spurrier Tuesday Soundoff:Vanderbilt

Steve Spurrier says the Gamecocks are fooling themselves if they think they are a good team after getting some good breaks to beat Georgia at home last week. At Tuesday's weekly press conference at Williams-Brice Stadium, Spurrier said this Saturday's first road game at Vanderbilt will be a little different for his team. Click to watch Spurrier's comments on the Commodores. Read More »

Senators: DSS must quickly hire caseworkers

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina senators say the Department of Social Services needs to hire more caseworkers now and not wait until after legislators pass a budget next year. Read More »

Hit And Run Anniversary. Reward Offered

Columbia, SC (WOLO)-Tuesday marks an anniversary in a local nurse's hit and run. Read More »

Pets Inc. loses co-founder to cancer

ABC Columbia has learned that one of the founders of Pets Inc. has passed away. Read More »

36 SC stores suspended from lottery sales

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Lottery officials in South Carolina say three dozen stores have been suspended from selling tickets because of their involvement in the operation of illegal gambling machines. Read More »

Prayer Vigil Held for Slain Sibilings

More than a hundred people come out to remember the five Lexington County children slain last week. Read More »

SLED chief: Keep agents' access to death records

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina's top cop wants legislators to ensure that agents who investigate child deaths continue to have access to records like autopsy reports and birth certificates. Read More »

Committee promises comprehensive SC road fix

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A legislative committee promises it will come up with a comprehensive plan to get South Carolina's roads into better shape. Read More »

Survivor: "The scars are still there."

A local woman talks about her journey from domestic violence victim to survivor. Read More »

Ervin's call for DSS session called unrealistic

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Petition candidate for governor Tom Ervin is asking the Legislature to return to Columbia for a special session to remove the Department of Social Services from Gov. Nikki Haley's control. Read More »

Memorial In Red Bank For Five Murdered Children

Columbia, SC (WOLO)- Family and close friends in Lexington county are trying to cope with the tragedy of five Lexington children killed last week. Read More »

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