ABC Columbia Staff

SC DOT Memorial Held in Columbia

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– The South Carolina Department of Transportation held a memorial Friday to honor those who lost their lives on the job. DOT Officials urged all drivers to remain cautious and mindful in work zones. In the SC DOT history, Secretary Hall says 39 employees have lost their lives on the job.  

Police: Sumter Mom and Children Test Positive for Meth

SUMTER, SC (WOLO)– A Sumter woman is accused of unlawful neglect of a child. Sumter deputies say the Sumter woman and her children tested positive for drugs. Investigators say Megan Watford’s children, ages 2 and 7, both tested positive for meth and amphetamines. She is charged with two counts of unlawful neglect of a child.

Cinco De Mayo Pet Special

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)–Get ready to bring home a furry friend. The Columbia Animal Services has announced a Cinco De Meow pet adoption special. According to the City, all dogs and cats will be $5, in celebration of Cinco De Mayo. All adoptions will include spay/neuter, micro-chip, feline leukemia/heartworm test, initial vaccines and deworming. When: The Cinco De Meow Pet Special…

Suspect Charged in Lexington Medical Center Incident

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– Lexington County deputies have arrested Stephen Johnson Craft  in connection with an officer involved shooting at Lexington Medical Center. Deputies say Craft was arrested Thursday morning after he initiated a pursuit following his refusal to stop for blue lights and siren. Craft, 38, got out of his car on Beckman Road and was arrested after a short…

Update: CPD Investigates Suspect Shooting Near Walmart

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)–A shooting victim and a suspect are recovering Wednesday after an incident near the Walmart on Bush River, say police. The victim is doing well, say police. According to Columbia Police Chief Skip Holbrook, shortly after noon they received a call about a person acting erratic. Police say the suspect left the Walmart and ran towards a gas…

Police Release Images of Bank Robbery Suspect

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– Richland County Deputies are hoping surveillance images can lead them to a bank robbery suspect. Investigators say around 10am Monday morning a man with a gun entered the Safe Federal Credit Union on Garner’s Ferry Road ad demanded money. No one was hurt in the robbery say deputies. If you have any information you are asked to…