Author: Miya Payton

Newberry High School moves to e-learning after neighborhood shootings

NEWBERRY COUNTY, S.C. (WOLO) –  The Newberry County School district will be moving Newberry High School to e-learning for all classes on Monday, May 23. This comes after multiple teens were shot in a Newberry County neighborhood. The school district says out of an abundance of caution all classes will meet at the scheduled time via Google Meet. Students who…

Columbia Police investigate fatal stabbing

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO) – Columbia Police are investigating a fatal stabbing on the 100 block of Wilkes Road near Farrow Road. According to police, two male acquaintances were arguing before both were injured during the stabbing. The second male is in the hospital. This is an ongoing investigation. If you have any information contact CRIMESTOPPERS at 1-888-CRIME-SC. ABC Columbia will…

Three people dead after a shooting in Newberry County

NEWBERRY, S.C. (WOLO) – Three people are dead after a shooting in Newberry County. According to the Newberry Police Department, officers responded to Eleanor Drive in the Wise Street community after reports of a shooting at around 3 p.m. on Sunday, May 22nd. Police are still on the scene investigating. If you have any information, call CRIMESTOPPERS at 1-888-CRIME-SC. ABC…

One teen dead after shooting in Newberry County

NEWBERRY, S.C. (WOLO) – One teenager is dead after an overnight shooting in Newberry County. According to the Newberry Police department the shooting happened in the Wise Street area on Saturday, May 22nd. Police say the victim is 16 years old, the identity has not been released by the coroner at this time. If you have any information contact Crime…

Police investigating deadly shooting of a teenager in Richland County

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO) – The Richland County Sheriff’s Department is investigating a shooting that left one teenager dead and another injured. According to deputies, they were called to the 300 block of Saddletrail Road just after 5 p.m. on Saturday, May 21 for reports of a shooting. Police say once on scene, officers found a 17-year-old and 18-year-old with gunshot…

Investigation underway after shooting in Sumter

(STOCK PHOTO/Getty Images) Police officers, tape, cruiser. SUMTER, S.C. (WOLO) – Sumter Police are investigating after a man was shot in the parking lot of a Broad Street business on Sunday morning. According to investigators, at around 5 a.m. the victim 29-years-old, Jaquavius Brown and his 24-year-old girlfriend were leaving IHOP when they were approached by an unknown man and…

Richland County police search for missing man

(Source: RCSD) COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO) –  The Richland County Sheriff’s Department is asking for the community’s help to find a missing man. Authorities say 63-year-old, Edwin Lee, left his home on Lost Tree Lane yesterday, May 14. He was last seen wearing camo and black jogging pants, a black pull over and hat. Edwin has medical conditions that require medications…

Local law enforcement respond to the129 officers killed in the line of duty in the U.S. last year

CAYCE, S.C. (WOLO) In the Midlands police officers are putting themselves on the front lives daily to serve and protect, no matter the risk and no matter the cost. Everyday police officers put on their uniforms not knowing whether or not they’ll be returning home, and last year more than a hundred officers did not. According to the new data released…

Happy Mother’s Day

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO) – ABC Columbia News is showing thanks and appreciation to all mothers for their love, support, and at many times their patience. For some people Mother’s Day is a day of remembrance for the mothers who are no longer alive. On this day many families gathered at the Lincoln Cemetery to pay their respects.  Every year on Mother’s Day,…