Author: Alexis Frazier

Mayor Steve Benjamin Delivers His 8th State of The City Address

COLUMBIA,SC (WOLO)- Mayor Steve Benjamin delivered his 8th State of The City Address at Columbia College on Tuesday. Benjamin touched on a number of topics like sexual harassment and his vision for the news year. He ALSO highlighted some of last years success and spoke of a promising future. The Mayor starting off, talking about his plans to transform the North Main…

Family of Man Killed While Helping Best Friend’s Mom Move Ask For Justice

COLUMBIA,SC (WOLO)-The family of the 20-year-old man who was shot and killed while helping his best friend’s mother move out of an apartment says they are distraught, overcome with emotion and even angry as the suspected murder remains on the loose. “God forgives, but I can’t right now,” Easler Perry said. Easler found out Saturday his son, DAngelo Perry, had been shot and…

Man Wanted For Murder in Aiken County

Source:ACSO Source: ACSO Jeremie David Tobey AIKEN COUNTY,SC (WOLO)- Authorities say a 20-year-old man killed two people who lived with him in a South Carolina house and stole their vehicle. Aiken County deputies say Jeremie Tobey is charged with two counts of murder after the Friday evening shooting at a home in Aiken. He has not been found. Aiken County…

Coroner Identifies Man Killed in Shooting, Suspect Still on The Loose

RICHLAND COUNTY, SC (WOLO)- Richland County Coroner Gary Watts has identified the man who died in a shooting at an apartment complex Saturday morning. DAngelo Jamal Perry, 20, was transported from the scene by Richland County EMS to Palmetto Health Richland Memorial Hospital where he died at 11:21 a.m.  An autopsy indicated the cause of death to be due to a…

Police Investigate String of Car Break-ins at Columbia Hotels

COLUMBIA,SC (WOLO)- The Columbia Police Department is investigating a string of break-ins at three hotels. Just before 8:00am on Friday, officers were dispatched to Embassy Suites on Stoneridge Drive, the Hilton Garden Inn, on Columbiana Drive and the Fairfield Inn on Columbiana Drive. Officers say at this time it appears that the vehicles, containing miscellaneous items, belonged to civilians and…

Apartment Fire Displaces 40, Causes $125K in Damages

Source:CFD Source:CFD COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)- The Richland County Fire Marshall is investigating a fire that left more than 40 people without a home Saturday night. Just before 8pm Columbia Fire crews responded to the Briargate Apartments located at 825 Menlo Drive. Officials say the apartments suffered $125,000 in damages. Majority if the damage was due to smoke and water, however…

RCSD: Man Attempts to Hit Deputies With His Car

RICHLAND COUNTY, SC (WOLO)- A man is being charged with Attempted Murder after deputies say he fled the scene and tried to hit an office with his car. Michael Lewis, 24, is charged with attempted murder, failure to stop for blue lights and open container. Just before 9pm on Friday Fairfield County Sheriff’s deputies were conducting a Safety Checkpoint, when …

CPD Retired K9 Bobo Passes Away

COLUMBIA,SC (WOLO)-  One of the Columbia Police Departments ‘Top Dog’ passed away. The department announced the passing of retired K9 Bobo on Twitter Saturday afternoon. “It is with great sadness that we share news about the passing of retired K9 Bobo,” The department said in a post. Bobo served with his partner MPO Walker from 2006-2015 and was awarded Top…