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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,…

Deadly hit-and-run suspect denied bond

(Source: RCSD) COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO) – The driver responsible for the death of a pedestrian on Fairfield Road is now in jail. According to the Richland County Sheriff’s Department deputies responded to Fairfield Road and Eisenhower Drive around 3 p.m. on Saturday, May 7th.  Police received reports of shots fired and arrived on scene to find that several people were…

One man shot at Lexington apartment complex

LEXINGTON, S.C. (WOLO) – An investigation is underway after one man was shot at a Lexington apartment complex on May 8th. According to the Lexington County Sheriff’s Department, the shooting happened on the 100 block of Brevard Parkway. The man was taken to the hospital with what first responders believe to be non-life threatening injuries to his upper body. Investigators…

Deadly pedestrian vehicle strike and shooting on Fairfield Road

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO) – The Richland County Sheriff’s Department received reports of shots fired on Fairfield Road. When deputies arrived on scene they found a deceased individual near the roadway. Investigators determined that the individual was struck by a vehicle. According to the Richland County Coroner Nadia Rutherford, the victim is identified as Dr. Sonya Lewis, 56, of Blythewood, SC….

New charges for local photographer accused of taking inappropriate photos of young girl

Gregg MartinSource: Alvin S. Glenn Detention Center COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO) – There are new additional charges for a local photographer who was previously arrested for crimes against a child. According the Richland County Sheriff’s Department, 53-year-old Gregg Martin was arrested on April 8th after deputies received a report of him taking inappropriate photographs of a young girl under his care….

Deadly train collision in Richland County

RICHLAND COUNTY, S.C. (WOLO) – The South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating a deadly accident involving a train on Hobart Drive. According to police it happened on Saturday, April 30th at 4:30 p.m. Investigators say a 2017 Hyundai was traveling south on Hobart Drive and struck the train. The driver of the Hyundi died, and there are no other injuries…

One person dead after shooting at Columbia apartment complex

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO) – Columbia Police Department is investigating a deadly shooting at an apartment complex. According to investigators, a female was fatally shot at Latimer Manor Apartments on Friday, April 29. Officers received a shot-spotter alert and were dispatched to 100 Lorick Circle just before 11:00 p.m. The Richland County County Coroner identifies the victim as Tiana Jones, 24,…

Cayce Police officer shot and killed in line of the duty

Officer Officer Drew Barr Image: City of Cayce Police Department Moss Creek Rd Homes on Moss Creek Road lit up blue in honor of the fallen officer. Image: Viewer submitted – strokeflashcards.com Homes on Moss Creek Road lit up blue in honor of the fallen officer. Image: Viewer submitted – strokeflashcards.com Show Caption Hide Caption Moss Creek Rd Homes on…