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Triple homicide victims identified in Lexington

LEXINGTON,SC (WOLO)- Three men who were killed at an apartment in Lexington have been identified. Branton T. Booker, 28, and Sheldon D. Livingston, 26, were pronounced dead at the scene,” according to Coroner Margaret Fisher. Duwan E. Williams, 27, was transported to an area hospital where he was pronounced dead shortly after arrival. Fisher said each victim died as the…

Coroner identifies driver killed in single car crash

RICHLAND COUNTY, SC (WOLO)- The driver killed in a crash Sunday morning has been identified. Anthony L. Harris, 46, of Mitchell Street in Columbia, SC died after a single vehicle crash on Superior Street near Rosewood Drive, according to Richland County Coroner Gary Watts. Harris was pronounced dead at Prisma Health Richland.  An autopsy is scheduled for Monday(July,15,2019).  The cause…

Driver dies after being ejected from car during crash in Columbia

COLUMBIA,SC (WOLO)- A driver is dead after a single-vehicle crash Sunday morning according to the South Carolina Department of Public Service. The wreck happened at 7:35a.m. on Superior Street near Rosewood Drive. Troopers say the driver was traveling West on Superior street when the car hit a small curb in the median of the road, lost control, and struck a…

Victims identified in deadly double shooting in Columbia

COLUMBIA,SC (WOLO)-Columbia police have identified the two people who were shot and killed in Columbia Saturday night. Police say the shooting happened in the 200 block of Skyland Drive. The Richland County coroner has identified the victims as Jahquan Peterson,26, and 23-year-old Mary Carmichael. #CPDSCInvestigates: Fatal shooting at 221 Skyland Drive last night. Two victims. Several investigators responded to the…

Police identify man wanted in Five Points shooting that injured 2 people

COLUMBIA,SC (WOLO)- Columbia Police have identified the male suspect accused of injuring two people in an overnight shooting in Five Points. CPD has outstanding arrest warrants for 22-year-old Marlon Adam White. Once arrested, police say White will be charged for two counts of Attempted Murder and Possession of a Weapon during a Violent Crime in connection with the shooting incident that happened…

House passes ‘Samantha Josephson safety act’

COLUMBIA,SC (WOLO)- South Carolina lawmakers have voted to moved forward with the “Samantha L. Josephson Ridesharing Safety Act” which  would require illuminated signs in all Ubers and Lyfts. Now that the bill has been passed in the House it now goes into the Senate, making the Wednesday deadline. If passed in both the House and Senate the bill will become…

Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen will be leaving administration, Trump says

Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kristjen Nielsen will be leaving her position, President Donald Trump tweeted Sunday. Kevin McAleenan, the current U.S. Customs and Border Protection commissioner, will become the acting secretary for DHS, Trump announced. ….I am pleased to announce that Kevin McAleenan, the current U.S. Customs and Border Protection Commissioner, will become Acting Secretary for @DHSgov. I have confidence that…

R. Kelly released from jail after child support payment made

CHICAGO, IL, (WOLO/Associated Press)- R&B Singer R.Kelly has been released from jail for the second time after a back child support payment was made on his behalf. According to the Associated press, the R&B singers $161,000 child support payment was made over the weekend. Kelly was freed Saturday, three days after a judge ordered him jailed until he paid the…