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Officials: Crews Recover Body of Teen in Lake Carolina

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– The body of a teen missing in the waters of Lake Carolina was recovered around 2am Wednesday morning say Columbia Fire Officials. Columbia Fire, SC DNR and Richland County Deputies were involved in the search. Fire officials say the teenage male went missing in the water Tuesday night. Crews were about to suspend the search early Wednesday…

USC Student Working at AU Found Dead in Peru

COLUMBIA, SC (WJBF)- A University of South Carolina student working through a clinical program at Augusta University is missing in South America. 24-year-old Seth Thomas is on a short-term medical mission in Peru. Friday afternoon, he went on a hike by himself in the Andes Mountains. He was scheduled to return from his hike before sundown. Friends and law enforcement have…

South Carolina Health Officials Find West Nile Virus

BEAUFORT, S.C. (AP) – South Carolina health officials say samples from mosquitoes trapped in Beaufort County have tested positive for the West Nile virus. Entomologist Chris Evans of the state Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) said in a news release that the mosquito carrying this virus is usually active at night, but can also be active at dusk…

Judge Rules Prosecutor Pascoe, Documents To Remain In Quinn’s Investigation

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO)– Friday, a local judge ruled on multiple motions related to Rick Quinn’s indictment. “I do not see that the integrity of the judicial system has been compromised,” Honorable Judge R. Knox McMahon said. Judge Knox McMahon denied multiple motions brought by Rick Quinn’s defense team arguing the attorney-client privilege was breached. Quinn’s requests include having prosecutor David…