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Woman reported missing, last seen at Columbia gas station

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WACH) — The Columbia Police Department is asking for the public's help in searching for a missing woman. Officials say, Key'asia Walker, 24, was last seen by her spouse last Friday afternoon at around 3:30 at the Sphinx gas station on Garners Ferry Road. LOCAL FIRST |...
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Driver identified in deadly crash involving train

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WACH) — Richland County Coroner Naida Rutherford has announced the name of the driver who died in a car crash involving a train. Coroner Rutherford says Jeremy Williams, 32, died Thursday morning after a car crash on Cushman Drive and Ames Road. The Richland County Coroner's Officier...
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"I have nowhere to go": Man blames landlord for losing home to fire

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WACH) – Columbia fire officials revealed the cause of a fire in the 2400 block of Greene Street Thursday that took everything from Christopher Samuels, including five of his dogs, was electrical. A heartbroken Samuels tells WACH FOX News he believes it never would’ve happened if his...
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Workers at Columbia Starbucks location on strike

Columbia, S.C. (S.C.)–Some employees at a Midlands Starbucks have gone on strike. In a statement provided to ABC Columbia, an employee representative says the strike is in response to recent firings at the location over attempts to join a union. Employees we spoke with say they want to go...
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Service held for grandmother, granddaughter killed in stabbing

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WACH) — A viewing for Sha'Neal Brown and Jessie Brown is scheduled for Friday from 2:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. The service will be held at the Bostick-Tompkins Funeral Home on Colonial Drive. A celebration of life service will be held Saturday, May 21 at 12:00 p.m....
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Earthquake reported in South Carolina

ELGIN, S.C. (WSPA) – An earthquake was located in Elgin Thursday night. According to the U.S Geological Survey, the earthquake measured a magnitude of 1.2 around 8 p.m. The most recent earthquake in South Carolina prior to this Friday was located in Berkley County on April 23.
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One dead after a train and vehicle collision in Columbia

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO) – One person is dead after a train struck a vehicle this morning. It happened after 6 a.m. at the intersection of Cushman Drive and Ames Road, according to Columbia Police. The Columbia Police Department says the driver of the car was traveling west on Koon...
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Body of missing S.C. pilot and plane recovered off Georgia coast

BRYAN COUNTY, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT)) - The body of a missing South Carolina pilot and a missing plane have been recovered off the Georgia coast. The Bryan County coroner identified the remains as 67-year-old Edwin Farr, of Lexington, South Carolina. His remains were found in waters 18 miles off the coast...
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Victim of Thursday wreck involving train identified

COLUMBIA, S.C. — The Richland County Coroner's Office has identified a man who died in a crash involving a train on Thursday morning. According to a spokesperson for the coroner's office, 32-year-old Jeremy Williams of Columbia was hit while driving across a railroad crossing. The crash happened as the...
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Woman missing for over a week in Columbia, police say

COLUMBIA, S.C. — Columbia Police are asking for the public's help finding a missing woman not seen since May 13. That's when, police say, 24-year-old Key'Asia Walker was reported missing by her spouse. At the time, Walker was at the Spinx gas station at 7232 Garners Ferry Road and was in a black Toyota RAV-4 with a handicap sticker on the rearview mirror.
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Cause of fire determined, three homes damaged

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WACH) — The Columbia-Richland Fire Department Fire Marshal's Office has determined the cause of yesterday's house fire. Officials say the house fire on Laurel Hill Lane was "accidental in nature" and was caused by discarded smoking materials. on the side porch. Before the fire was put out...
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Columbia Starbucks workers on strike

COLUMBIA, SC (WACH) — If you are a customer of a particular Starbucks in Downtown Columbia, it may take a little longer to get your favorite latte because workers are on strike. “Literally everybody from our store is on strike,” said Sophie Ryan, a Starbucks barista. Workers at...
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