Columbia woman accused of stabbing family member to death

The suspect has been booked into the Alvin S. Glenn Detention Center, charged with Murder

Image: Richland County Sheriff’s Department Richland Co., SC (WOLO) — A Columbia woman is behind bars tonight accused of stabbing a member of her family Tuesday afternoon.  The Richland County Sheriff’s Department was called to the  Silver Crest Drive in the Northeast end of Columbia for reports of a stabbing just before one in the afternoon. Authorities say when they…

RCSD shares tips on Protecting your packages from Porch Pirates

RCSD: Uptick in package thefts already this season

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– Porch Pirates are at it again in the Midlands.  The Richland County Sheriff’s Department says they have seen an uptick in package thefts already this season. RCSD Investigator Mark Laureano says if you’re not at home during package arrival ask a neighbor to be on the look out to get it for you or invest in a…

RSCD: Woman wanted, accused of robbing Red Roof Inn

Deputies say the suspect was seen grabbing the register key from the clerk's arm

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)–Richland County Deputies are searching for a woman accused of robbing a motel in August. Deputies released surveillance video from the Red Roof Inn on Nates road. According to investigators, the suspect was staying at the motel and asked the desk clerk for a refund but the clerk refused. Deputies say she was seen grabbing the register key…

Rolling up sleeves to give blood: Faith and Blue Blood Drive

Richland County Sheriff's Department partnering with local church for blood drive

RICHLAND COUNTY, SC (WOLO)–Blood supply is critically low according to the Red Cross, and today you can help save a life in the Midlands. The Faith and Blue Blood Drive is being hosted by the Richland County Sheriff’s Department and members of the church community at the Meeting Place Church of Greater Columbia. Official with The American Red Cross says…

Gun violence among teens, young adults rising in the Midlands

RICHLAND CO., S.C. (WOLO): Gun violence among teenagers and young adults is becoming more prevalent in the Midlands.  The Richland County Sheriff’s Department investigating at least 3 fatal shootings involving young people in the last 2 weeks.  Early Sunday morning, 19-year-old David Green was found shot to death on Lawhorn Road. That tragedy marked 15 murders in the county in…

19-year-old man dead after party in Columbia Sunday morning

COLUMBIA (WOLO): A 19-year-old man is dead after a party in Columbia early Sunday morning. Richland County Sheriff’s deputies were called to the scene at the 1000th block of Lawhorn Drive around 12:30 a.m. for reports of a shooting. The man was found dead on scene and had been shot in the upper body. The incident is currently under investigation….