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Cruz, Sanders win in Wisconsin

Republican Ted Cruz stormed to a commanding victory in Wisconsin Tuesday, denting front-runner Donald Trump's chances of capturing the GOP nomination before the party's convention.

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Republican Ted Cruz stormed to a commanding victory in Wisconsin Tuesday, denting front-runner Donald Trump’s chances of capturing the GOP nomination before the party’s convention. Bernie Sanders carried the Democratic race over Hillary Clinton, a win that still leaves him with a mathematically difficult path to the White House. Trump’s defeat capped one of the worst periods…

Dynamite Disposal set for Tuesday

If you hear loud blasts in one part of Lexington County on Tuesday don't be alarmed. Deputies say they plan to dispose of 400 pounds of dynamite.

LEESVILLE, S.C. (WOLO) — If you hear loud blasts in one part of Lexington County on Tuesday don’t be alarmed. Deputies say they plan to dispose of 400 pounds of dynamite. According to the Lexington County Sheriff’s Department, deputies will be working with the State Law Enforcement Division and the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives Tuesday morning…

Police: Man swipes swan eggs from nest

A Florence man faces charges after officers say he stole Swan eggs.

SUMTER, S.C. (WOLO) — A Florence man faces charges after officers say he stole swan eggs. Sumter Police say visitors at Swan Lake Iris Gardens notified park rangers late Sunday afternoon after seeing a man enter an enclosed area at the park and remove a small number of Swan eggs from a nest. A park ranger called police. When officers…

WATCH: Recall issued for frozen broccoli

Product sold in 11 states including South Carolina

(CNN) — A company is voluntarily recalling frozen broccoli cuts sold in 11 states over fears of Listeria contamination. Listeria infection causes serious and at times fatal infections in children, elderly people and those with weakened immune systems. It can also cause miscarriages and stillbirths. No illnesses have been associated with the product so far, the company said. States Affected Alimentos…

Experts: Brace for an early mosquito season

Crews in some counties hard-hit by the flooding and rains have been out earlier than usual treating ditches to kill mosquito larvae

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO) — Nearly six months after October’s historic floods, experts say prepare to battle the early onset of mosquito season. Crews in some counties hard-hit by the flooding and rains have been out earlier than usual treating ditches to kill mosquito larvae. Mosquitoes in South Carolina can carry a number of diseases such as West Nile virus, the…

WATCH: Mental Health Advocacy at State House

Advocates say when it comes to those living with mental illness education can lead to understanding.

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO) — Advocates say far too often you only hear about mental illness when an act of violence is committed. Wednesday at the South Carolina State House the point was made that only 6% of those with mental illness have violent tendencies. That means 94% of the mentally ill do not have violent tendencies. Advocates say in comparison…

Mental Health Advocacy at State House

Advocates say when it comes to those living with mental illness education can lead to understanding.

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO) — The State House on Wednesday hosted Mental Health Advocacy Day. Representatives with the South Carolina chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness as well as members of several law enforcement agencies met with lawmakers. NAMI advocates say when it comes to those living with mental illness education can lead to understanding. NAMI SC Executive Director…

Thousands rally to “End the R-word”

Approximately 2,000 students, teachers, family members and volunteers gathered to celebrate the Special Olympics and to pledge to support the elimination of the R-word and advocate for respect.

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO) — Spreading the word to end the R-word. An event took place Tuesday afternoon on the South Carolina State House grounds. Approximately 2,000 students, teachers, family members and volunteers gathered to celebrate the Special Olympics and to pledge to support the elimination of the R-word and advocate for respect. Barbara Oswald with the South Carolina chapter of…

UPDATE: New Details in Five Points Deadly Shooting

hardenpersonsinterest Show Caption Hide Caption personofinterest2 Show Caption Hide Caption car1 Show Caption Hide Caption car2 Show Caption Hide Caption COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO) – Columbia Police released these pictures of 3 men wanted for questioning in connection with the shooting death of a man on Harden St. in Five Points early Sunday. 22 year old Levi Happy of Prosperity was…

Officials: St. Pat’s in Five Points a “huge success”

Five Points Association says nearly 44,000 people attended this past Saturday's event.

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO) — Organizers say the 34th Annual St. Pat’s in Five Points celebration was a huge success. The Five Points Association says nearly 44,000 people attended this past Saturday’s event. Co-chair of the Five Points Foundation Amy Beth Franks says while there were no major incidents there were 43 arrests. Here’s more information from the official release from…