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Suspects in deadly Sumter shooting named; one in custody

SUMTER, S.C. — One person has been arrested and another is wanted as police are now offering a $2,500 reward for information related to a Thursday morning killing. Sumter Police said 33-year-old Ladonna Cortise Green was arrested on Thursday after police found a body in front of a vacant house on South Sumter Street just before 8 a.m. the same day.
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Deputies: Three charged in Days Inn hotel armed robbery

CLARENDON COUNTY (WACH) — Three people have been arrested in connection with an armed robbery, according to the Clarendon County Sheriff's Office. LOCAL FIRST | Deputies asking for public's assistance with locating car thief. Joshua Lee Causey, 39, Kevin Wayne Capell, 38, and Rachel Willard, 31, are each being...
CLARENDON COUNTY, SC
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Sumter teen home safe

REMBERT, S.C. (WIS) - The Sumter County Sheriff’s Office was asking for the public’s help finding a runaway teen. Paige Boone, 14, was last seen Thursday night leaving her home on Scotts Branch Road in Rembert. Deputies say she was seen getting into a black GMC Terrain. Paige...
REMBERT, SC
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Coroner identifies man killed in 3-car crash on State Road in Berkeley County

BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C. (WCIV) — The Berkeley County Coroner's Office has released the name of a man killed in a three-vehicle accident on Wednesday. Teon Holman, 39, of Holly Hill, died from his injuries after his car was involved in a collision with another car and truck near the intersection of Thirty Five Mile Road on State Road. The accident occurred at around 2:51 p.m., according to the South Carolina Highway Patrol.
BERKELEY COUNTY, SC
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Sumter Police arrest both suspects involved with fatal shooting

SUMTER, S.C. (WIS) - Investigators in Sumter have made two arrests in connection with a fatal shooting. Laquinton Donell Laster, 36 was found dead outside of a vacant house Thursday. Ladonna Cortise Green, 33, who had a previous relationship with Laster, was placed in custody Thursday and a warrant was...
SUMTER, SC
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Teenager missing in Sumter, last seen Wednesday

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WIS) - Arlonna Rebecca Smith, 17 was reported missing from her home Thursday. Family members and police are concerned for the safety of Smith, and say she was last seen at her Carolina Avenue home around 10 p.m. Wednesday. Smith is described by police as 5 feet 6...
SUMTER, SC
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OLANTA, S.C. (WBTW) — The Olanta Public Library is trying a new way to get tis services to residents — a book bike. “This has been four years coming, and I’m really excited that we have it now,” Robert Slabaugh, the library’s branch manager, said. Slabaugh said the book bike will enable the librarians to […]
OLANTA, SC
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Sumter PD investigating after a body was found near a vacant house

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– The Sumter Police Department says officers are investigating after the body of a man who had been shot was found in the West Fulton/South Sumter Street area. Officers say they were called to the scene before 8:30 a.m. and found the body of 36-year-old Laquinton Donell...
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'There has to be an officer at every school': Orangeburg County representative addresses need for more school resource officers

ORANGEBURG COUNTY, S.C. — Orangeburg County Representative Russell Ott says recent events have highlighted a need for school resource officers in every school and it's time to start taking the necessary steps to make sure that need is fulfilled. “We’ve got to work collaboratively from the state level, the...
ORANGEBURG COUNTY, SC
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Local Living: Sumter Iris Festival this weekend, Columbia Animal Services celebrating Hug your Cat Day with an adoption special and more!

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– You’re invited to head out to Sumter this weekend for the 80th Sumter Iris Festival! Sumter’s oldest and largest festival, dating back to 1940, will be Friday, Saturday and Sunday at Swan Lake Iris Garden. The three day festival includes an 80’s concert and party, arts and crafts vendors, along with plants and flowers, shopping and the “Shrine Day Parade,” taking place Saturday at 10 a.m.
COLUMBIA, SC
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