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Man sentenced for killing 2 soldiers in South Carolina

Lexington, S.C. (WCIV) — A man has been sentenced to 40 years in prison after pleading guilty to killing two soldiers who were trying to help a woman being attacked in a South Carolina bar. News outlets reported that 27-year-old Joseph Elijah Mills of Newberry County was sentenced Thursday in Lexington. Forty-year-old Staff Sgt. Charles Allen Judge Jr. and Sgt. 1st…

Dog found dead after cross-country flight

A dog on a cross-country flight was found dead in its cage upon arriving at its destination airport on Wednesday, according to the pet’s owners and the airline. “I want to know what happened,” said Michael Dellegrazie who with his girlfriend owned the Pomeranian named Alejandro. “The dog is not a pet. He’s a member of our family.” Alejandro was sent on…

SCEMD releases guide for Hurricane Preparedness Week

Columbia, S.C. — The South Carolina Emergency Management Division (SCEMD) releases the 2018 South Carolina Hurricane Guide to kick off Hurricane Preparedness Week. The Hurricane Guide contains important safety and evacuation tips to know in the event of a major hurricane. The 2018 guide contains updated information specific to the upcoming hurricane season, including new evacuation zones in Dorchester County….

Deputies: 3 inmates escaped Orangeburg County jail after assaulting guard

ORANGEBURG COUNTY, SC (WCSC) -Orangeburg County deputies say three inmates assaulted a guard in what they say was a “planned escape” from the Orangeburg County Detention Center Saturday night. Deputies are searching for Tyshon Demontrea Johnson, 27; Curtis Ray Green, 20; and Christopher Shannon Boltin, 27. “We have no way of knowing how far they’ve gotten and it’s still an…

Jennifer Aniston, Tig Notaro set to star as president, first lady in Netflix movie

Jennifer Aniston is set to star as the first female president in a new Netflix film — and she’ll be bringing first lady Tig Notaro with her. Netflix announced the film, titled “First Ladies,” on Friday. The comedy will be about lesbian couple Beverly and Kasey Nicholson as they move into the White House. Notaro will write the film along with her real-life…

Kanye West in Charleston, dines at Tu restaurant

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCIV) – Kanye West is in Charleston. The often-controversial entertainer was spotted Saturday night having dinner at the restaurant Tu on Meeting Street. West reportedly dined with famed actor and screenwriter Danny McBride, according to Christian Senger of Holy City Sinner. McBride has frequented Charleston since filming his HBO series “Vice Principals,” in which he also starred. There’s…

Unreleased Prince music to be streamed on Tidal in 2019

A new album of previously unreleased music from Prince’s storied Vault will debut on Jay-Z’s Tidal streaming service, likely sometime in 2019. The Prince estate and Tidal announced details of the agreement Friday, two days after a Minnesota judge said it was in the best interest of the estate to end litigation and allow the deal to go forward. According to Friday’s…

SCANA executives take home $5 million in bonuses

Columbia, S.C. (WOLO) – Recently released e-mails show SCANA executives were receiving money, even after the abandonment of the VC Summer Project. The emails, which were released by Govenor Henry McMaster’s office, show SCANA billed state-owned utility Santee Cooper for $5 million in performance bonuses. More than 3 million of those payments were billed in Augus after the VC Summer…