Rob Dew

Coroner: 17 Year Old Killed in Accident

Columbia, S.C. (WOLO)– We now know the identity of a teenager killed in an accident Tuesday night. Richland Co. Coroner Gary Watts says 17 year old Cameron Scott died following the collision at the intersection of Farrow Road and Bendale Drive. The coroner says Scott was in the sitting in the back seat and not wearing a seat belt. The…

RCSD: Victim Hit by Stray Bullet

Richland Co., S.C. (WOLO)– Richland County deputies say a man was hit by a stray bullet Tuesday night. Investigators say suspects were firing at each other’s cars when a man stanidng on the side of Omarest Drive near Broad River Road was hit in the lower body. Deputies say his injuries were not life threatening. If you have any information…

Suspect in Fatal DUI Accident Issued Bond

Columbia, S.C. (WOLO)– Bond was set Tuesday morning for a suspect in a deadly accident involving a moped. A judge set a bond of $75,000 FOR 24 year old Charles Davenport. Davenport is charged with felony d-u-i involving death in connection with a collision on Rosewood Drive. Coroner Gary Watts says David Newell was driving a moped when he was…

Kingstree Police Dept. Reaches Settlement with Tazed 86 Year Old

Kingstree, S.C. (WOLO)–Dash camera video from the town of Kingstree Police Department shows officers taze 86 year old Albert Chatfield during an October 16th traffic stop. Attorney for Chatfield, Justin Bamberg, says the grandfather was in the intensive care unit for several weeks following the incident. As a result Chatfield sued the Kingstree Police Department which quickly settled with the…

Scrooges and Angels List Released

Columbia, S.C. (WOLO)– The holidays are a time when people dig a little deeper and donate to charities. But how can you be sure the money you donate is going where the charity says it is? Wednesday morning, South Carolina Secretary of State Mark Hammond released his annual Scrooges and Angels list. Some of this year’s angels, or charities that…

LCSD: Suspect Inappropriately Touched Victim

Lexington Co, S.C. (WOLO)–Deputies say they have identified a man wanted for inappropriately touching someone at a gas station. This is surveillance video released by the department. The Lexington County Sheriff’s Department says it happened at Murphy Express on Knoll Station Drive September 2nd. Investigators say the victim says this is not the first time this has happened. If you…

SCE&G: Equipment Failure Causes Power Outage

Columbia, S.C. (WOLO)– Many in downtown Columbia were in the dark for a few minutes Friday afternoon. A spokesperson for SCE&G says an equipment failure caused more than 8,000 customers to lose power. Traffic signals were also out in the downtown area. SCE&G says the company was able to get the lights back on for a vast majority of those…

Veterans Day Freebies

Several businesses across the Midlands are offering special deals and other freebies for veterans tomorrow. Here are some of those offers: Buffalo Wild Wings: Free wings and fries Circle K: Free polar pop Chuck E Cheese’s: Free pizza Cracker Barrel: Free Cake Denny’s: Free Meal Dunkin’ Donuts: Free Donut Golden Corral: Thank You Dinner IHOP: Free Pancakes Krispey Kreme:Free Donuts…