17 people died in the October 2015 South Carolina flood. Hundreds of families were displaced while their homes were torn down and rebuilt after being flooded or inundated with mold in the wake of the storm. University of South Carolina professor Patrice Franz Penney explains how the traumatic events of the storm affected children 1 year later.
Historic rainfall across the Midlands in October 2015 caused dam failures and massive flooding in many parts of Richland and Lexington counties. The State newspaper recreates the major catastrophes that struck the Columbia area, which resulted in nine deaths and hundreds of millions in financial losses.
Lisa Grazioli, a Richland school resource officer, was charged with hindering officers after she arrived on the scene of a Kershaw County incident involving her son, Victor Manuel Ortiz Jr. Her son was charged by Kershaw deputies with disorderly conduct, resisting arrest, and operating a vehicle without registration and license.