The predator met her in an Internet chat room the Columbia teen-ager kept secret from her parents. He sent her a bus ticket to Texas, where he was going to lock her up. Thursday, he was sentenced to prison.
The Richland County Coroner has identified the Myrtle Beach, SC man who was found dead in a pond in Columbia’s Finlay Park Friday, December 14, 2018. The cause of death is pending further study, the coroner said.
Two people are arrested in Greenville after police say they made a traffic stop & found 10 pounds of ectasy in the car. The incident occurred at I-85 & Augusta Road. A search of the vehicle was started by a K-9
Daniel Lee Pease, a felon on probation, stole a car & ran into Josh Burgess, a Wade Hampton High School football player, killing the teen, according to police. Pease has a long criminal history record shows
Richland deputies are looking for a man in the case of a killing of a 19-year-old man. Tyshawn Carrigan is wanted for the Nov. 26 shooting of Jayquan Hughes, which happened on the 1800 block of Crestview Avenue.
A 22-year-old man was arrested after officers say he shot into a crowd of people at a party in Columbia, killing a man. Marcel Leon Dillon, II, was charged with murder and attempted murder for the crime on Ardincaple Drive.
The Columbia Fire Department is battling a blaze in an abandoned building on the old hospital grounds next to the BullStreet development, where Spirit Communication Park is located, the fire chief said.
Columbia Police Department officers scrambled Thursday as three bomb threats were called in across the city. A number of bomb threats were made across the United States Thursday, affecting businesses and schools.
An Indiana murder suspect on the run was caught while passing through Columbia on his way to Atlanta. Timothy Marcus Mayberry was arrested Tuesday as part of an investigation into a shooting death in an Indiana bar.
Ivan Stefanyshyn, 41, is facing a criminal charge for pushing a 74-year-old referee during the James Island Cup, a youth soccer tournament in Charleston. He was upset about what he thought were missed calls.