Columbia, SC resident Betty Goodwine says her Chevrolet Tahoe was stolen when she started the engine and left it running while she went into her home to grab her purse. Car thefts are increasing locally and nationally after years of decline.
Two S.C. police officers told House lawmakers Thursday had it not been for their police dogs, both killed in the line of duty, they would not be alive today. Law enforcement is asking the state to adopt stiffer penalties for convicted offenders who harm or kill police animals.
Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott and coroner Gary Watts give an emotional press release as they remember their coworker Leonard Bradley, a deputy coroner who committed suicide after being caught in a domestic violence act.
A bystander captured a dramatic scene between a police officer and an irate suspect at a Columbia, S.C., gas station. The man allegedly assaulted a woman and threatened multiple people with a knife before the officer arrived. Then a good Samaritan stepped in to help the officer subdue the man.