Author: Alexis Frazier

Pedestrian Killed in Hit-And-Run

SUMTER COUNTY, SC (WOLO)- South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal hit and run Saturday morning. The hit and run happened a little after 5:00am on TB Wright Road at Spencer Road in Rembert. Troopers believe a car was traveling westbound on TB Wright Road when it hit a pedestrian and took off. Sumter County Coroner, Robert Baker said,…

Civil Rights Activist Reflects on Orangeburg Massacre

ORANGEBURG, SC (WOLO)- As the 50th commemoration of the Orangeburg Massacre approaches,  Civil Rights Activist Cleveland Sellers reflects back on that day. Today the All Star Triangle Bowling Alley is falling apart. On February 8,1968 state troopers fired into a crowd of demonstrators protesting the then segregated bowling alley.” I was shocked,” Cleveland said. Cleveland  was shot and arrested during…

Survivors of Deadly Train Crash Recall Incident: “I Thought I Wasn’t Going to Make it”

CAYCE, SC (WOLO)- More than 100 people were injured during a fatal train crash on Sunday. Some of the victims were released from the hospital Sunday evening after being treated at local hospitals. Some of the passengers who survived the crash spoke with ABC about what they experienced during the crash. “I was thrown out of the chair and this…

Columbia Police Arrest Man in Connection to Deadly Shooting

COLUMBIA,SC (WOLO)- Columbia Police have arrested a man in connection to a deadly shooting that happened Saturday. Officers say Jennings and the male victim argued before the incident on Beaumont Avenue. Police say when they arrived a male victim was found dead. Eddie Jennings is charged with murder and possession of a weapon during a violent crime. Categories: Local News, News

Columbia Police Arrest Attempted Murder Suspect

COLUMBIA,SC (WOLO)- A man wanted for attempted murder is now behind bars. Columbia police arrested Kentrell Thompson Friday night. Officers say on December 5, 2017 Kentrell and his twin brother Kent Thompson Jr. allegedly shot a man several times at a convenience store in the 3900 block of West Beltline. Kent was arrested on January 22nd. The twins are charged…

CPD Investigating Deadly Shooting

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)-  Columbia Police are investigating after a man was found shot to death on Saturday. The shooting happened at 3000 Beaumont Avenue. Upon arrival police say a male victim was found dead. Information is limited at this time. If you have info to help investigators, call Crimestoppers 1-CRIME-SC. Categories: Local News, News

Teen Arrested For Stealing Dog From Columbia Animal Shelter

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)- One of the two suspects accused of stealing a female pit bull from the City’s animal shelter has been arrested. Raqwan Thompson,19, was found Friday at his Marlboro Street home. Thompson is charged with Burglary Second Degree and Larceny.  A judge set his bond at $30,000. Officers say they’re working hard to locate the dog. Categories: Local…

3 Arrested on After Drugs And Weapons Found in Lexington Co. Home

LEXINGTON COUNTY, SC (WOLO)- Three people have been arrested on drug and weapon charges on Monday. Michelle Eisinger, 42, is charged with possessing and trafficking illegal drugs. Jason Rivers Jr., 30, is charged with illegally possessing a firearm and failing to register as a sex offender. Kevin Vinson Jr., 36, is charged with illegally possessing drugs and a firearm. Lexington…

Hopkins Fire Sends One Person to Hospital

COLUMBIA,SC (WOLO)- One person has been transported to the hospital following a fire in Hopkins on Saturday. Columbia Fire crews responded to a residential structure fire in the 100 block of Huntwood Trail in Hopkins around 12:30pm according to the departments Twitter account. The home suffered $70,000 in fire damage, according to Columbia Fire officials. At this time it is…