Gun Violence

Former gang members aim to end violence in the community

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO) – Richland County law enforcement agencies met with a group of former South Carolina gang members, who are now street ambassadors, to have an important discussion about violence in the community. Community leaders say the discussions are critical because the street ambassadors past with gangs can help them serve as agents of peace and change. The two…

Newberry County teens killed in shooting identified

NEWBERRY, S.C. (WOLO) – ABC Columbia is learning more about the two deadly shootings in Newberry County on Sunday, May 22nd.  “To the young people of Newberry understand this, we love you and I love you and I want nothing but the  best for you. I’m here for you and we have to do better,” says Newberry Police Chief Kevin…