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Lexington Deputies Searching for Missing Woman

Lexington Co., (S.C.)– Deputies in Lexington County are asking for assistance locating a missing woman. Investigators say Alena Kennedy was last seen on April 18th near Platt Springs Road. If you recognize her or know where she is call the Lexington County Sheriff’s Department or Crimestoppers AT 1-888-CRIME-S-C. Related Senate Republicans to unveil ‘discussion dra… TSA tosses mom’s breast milk…

Upstate Woman Sentenced After Baby Drowned in Bathtub

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) _ A South Carolina woman has been sentenced to four years in prison for the drowning death of her 9-month-old son in a bathtub. Local media reported that 38-year-old Kimberly Dawn Wallace of Inman pleaded guilty Wednesday to child neglect. Wallace’s son Jaidan was found dead in their Inman home in 2014. Wallace was not arrested in…

Columbia Man Suing Gas Stations Over Alleged Discrimination

Columbia, S.C., (AP)– A Columbia man is suing five convenience stores. In court documents filed this week, Daniel Woodard says at each store he was not allowed to use the restroom because he is black. The lawsuit goes on to state that at each location white customers were allowed to use the restroom. Hector Tapia, who manages one of the…

RCSD Charges Two in Recent Burglary

Richland Co., S.C. (WOLO)–Richland County deputies say 19 year old Charleston Sweat and 24 year old  Mitchell Wiley are charged with burglary. Investigators say on the men broke into a home on Dover St. Saturday, June 3rd. According to deputies the Sweat and Wiley took $6,000 from the victim’s safe, two handguns, jewelry, and a gaming system. Deputies say Sweat…

Two Killed in Head-On Collision

Lexington, S.C. (WOLO)–   Two people are dead after a head on collision Friday morning. Troopers with the Highway Patrol say it happened at 7:20 on the 500 block of St. Matthews Rd. A spokesperson for Lexington County says Carmen Nunez was a ten year veteran of Lexington County Emergency Medical Services. She was reportedly on the way home from…

Lexington Deputies Investigating Fatal Shooting

Lexington Co. (S.C.)–   Investigators with the Lexington Co. Sheriff’s Department say a male victim died on the way to the hospital following a Tuesday night shooting on South Hampton Rd. A spokesperson for the department says crime scene investigators are processing the scene and potential evidence as detectives interview witnesses. If you have any information on this incident call…

No NCAA Tournament for Gamecock Baseball

Columbia, S.C. (WOLO) –For the second time in three years USC will be watching the NCAA baseball tournament from home. The tournament field was announced Monday afternoon with no sign of the Gamecocks. According to ESPN South Carolina was among the first four teams out of the field of 64 just missing the cut. The Gamecocks finish with a record…

Marshal’s Track Down Sumter Murder Suspect

Sumter, S.C. (WOLO)– A Georgia man is accused of murder in a shooting death at a Sumter hotel. Investigators say on May 17th Walter Murrey shot and killed Brandon Cummings outside of the Quality Inn and Suites on Broad St. Sumter police say the US Marshal’s service tracked Murrey down at a construction site in Augusta, Georgia. He is in…

Rep. Rick Quinn Appears in Court

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO)– A personal recognizance bond was set at $50,000 Tuesday morning for former Republican Majority Leader Rep. Richard Quinn. Quinn is charged with two counts of misconduct in office. Prosecutors say he took more than $4.5 million from lobbyists without reporting it and acted as a lobbyist while serving as a lawmaker. In a second hearing, Quinn’s attorneys…