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Man shot in the head found inside vehicle, Lexington County coroner says
The body was discovered in the Columbia area of the county, near the Harbison shopping district.
Police search for shooting suspect at Gazbah gas station on Farrow Road
COLUMBIA, S.C. — Authorities are searching for a suspect accused of shooting a man at a convenience store on Farrow Road, Friday. According to the Columbia Police Department, the shooting happened around 9 p.m. at the Gaz-Bah gas station located at 6201 Farrow Road. Police said the 29-year-old victim...
Downed tree causes closure of South Lake Drive in Lexington, drivers urged to use caution
LEXINGTON, S.C. — Lexington Police are warning drivers that South Lake Drive is closed due to a downed tree. Authorities said on Saturday afternoon that the road is closed at the bridge. Inbound traffic is being diverted onto Parker Street Outbound traffic is being sent onto Roberts Street. Emergency...
School bus collides with tanker in South Carolina, video shows
More than a dozen children are recovering after their school bus collided with a tanker on Thursday.
Lexington County man sentenced to 30 years after killing man in 2017
A Lexington County man has been sentenced to 30 years in prison for the shooting death of 36-year-old Justin Simons in 2017. According to the Eleventh Circuit Solicitor’s Office, 22-year-old Caleb Keefe has been sentenced for the shooting which occured in a suburban neighborhood near the Harbison area September 17, 2017. Keefe was 16 at the time of the incident and arrested four years later on December 7, 2021, following a lengthy law enforcement investigation into the homicide.
Inmate injured at Richland County jail for third time in as many days, deputies say
Several inmates had gotten into a fight in the medical dorm, according to the Richland County Sheriff’s Department.
Columbia police investigate shooting at convenience store
COLUMBIA, S.C. (WIS) - The Columbia Police Department is investigating a non-fatal shooting at the Gazbah convenience store on Farrow Road. Officers responded to the report of a shooting around 9 p.m. At the scene, a 29-year-old victim was found with a wound. The man underwent surgery yesterday, according to...
Developer addresses concerns over new development coming to downtown Lexington
Jonathan Stambolitis, a Lexington native and director of development at Purty Property, recently sat down with Cola Daily to address concerns after many Lexington residents expressed mixed reviews on social media regarding Sandpiper Square, a new dynamic mixed-use development, coming to downtown Lexington in 2024. In a post shared on...
Lexington County Coroner identifies victim in fatal motorcycle accident
LEXINGTON, S.C. (WIS) - Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher identified a man who died as a result of a motorcycle accident Thursday in the 1100 block of South Lake Drive in Lexington County. Fisher said 48-year-old Michael David Tribble was traveling eastbound on South Lake Drive when his motorcycle was...
One dead after fatal early morning Congaree Road collision
COLUMBIA, S.C. (WIS) - The South Carolina Highway Patrol is reporting that one person is pronounced deceased after a fatal collision on Congaree Road. The collision occurred on May 20, 2023, around 2:40 a.m., four miles south of Columbia. Both vehicles were traveling east on Air Base Road when they...
Columbia Mayor issues statement on the death of Irmo firefighter
RICHLAND COUNTY, S.C. (WACH) — Mayor Daniel J. Rickenmann issued a statement following the line-of-duty death of Irmo firefighter James Muller on Friday evening. “This tragedy breaks the heart of everyone in the Midlands. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the loved ones of the hero, James Michael Muller. It takes a special type of courage to voluntarily run into a burning building to save lives. On behalf of the citizens of Columbia, I want to commend the friends and family of the fallen for knowing a hero. We will mourn this enormous loss with our partners and neighbors in Irmo and help however we can. I also want to express extreme gratitude to the firefighters injured while risking their lives to save others. Thank you. I will pray for quick recoveries. Our citizens are fortunate to have brave people like you among us,” said Rickenmann.
Driver killed in crash that led to long traffic jam in Lexington County named by coroner
The driver died at the scene, according to the South Carolina Highway Patrol.
Town Flags lowered to half mast in memory of fallen firefighter
It is with profound sorrow and a heavy heart that I announce the tragic loss of one of our courageous firefighters, J. Michael Muller, who valiantly gave his life while responding to an apartment complex fire in collaboration with the City of Columbia firefighters. On behalf of the entire IRMO community, I extend my deepest condolences to the family, friends, and colleagues of Firefighter J. Michael Muller.
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The Lexington PD has arrested a former Lexington County deputy accused of disorderly conduct. Lexington, SC 05/26/2023 - The Lexington Police Department has arrested a former Lexington County deputy accused of disorderly conduct at an apartment complex. Giovanni Michael Vaccaro, 29, was charged with disorderly conduct Friday morning, according to...
Sheriff's office: 2 arrested after 80 animals found in Richland County home
In what is being called one of the worst cases of animal cruelty ever reported in Richland County, two people were arrested Saturday after officials seized 80 animals — mostly dogs along with two monkeys and some fish — from a home where Richland County sheriff's deputies said they also found four children and numerous firearms, marijuana and syringes.
Hours after Richland County jail inmates receive GEDs, another inmate is stabbed
Violence remains high in the Alvin S. Glenn Detention Center as the county promises it is making significant reforms.
SC Firefighter killed in blaze; how to make donations
IRMO, S.C. (WJBF) — A South Carolina community is continuing to mourn the loss of James Muller. The 25-year-old firefighter lost his life while responding to an apartment fire Friday in Columbia. The Irmo Fire Foundation is accepting donations on behalf of his family. Checks can be made to the “Irmo Fire Foundation” and mailed […]
Five people wanted for alleged shoplifting at Lexington cosmetic store
LEXINGTON COUNTY, S.C. (WACH) — Lexington Police are asking for help in finding five people accused of shoplifting from a Sunset Blvd. store in early April. Officials say those individuals, captured on security camera footage, are accused of shoplifting roughly $7,000 of products from the Ulta Beauty cosmetics store on April 8, 2023.
SC Superintendent Ellen Weaver makes statement on Lexington One school bus collision
COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO)— State Superintendent Ellen Weaver released a statement on the Lexington One school bus collision that happened on Thursday at an intersection near Gilbert in Lexington County. In the statement provided to ABC Columbia News, Weaver says, “A collision in Lexington One between a school bus and...
Chill & Grill: Columbia's First Cookout Summer Series with Good Food, Good Music, and Good Vibes!
Attention Columbia! Get ready for the ultimate cookout experience this weekend at the Chill & Grill presented by ABB, GQ BBQ, and DJ Gooch. Taking place on Saturday, May 28th at 911 S Stadium Rd, this event promises to be a day filled with good people, good music, and of course, good food.
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