SUMTER, S.C. (AP) — Officials have identified a military pilot killed when his fighter jet crashed during a training routine at Shaw Air Force Base in South Carolina.
SUMTER, S.C. (AP) — A military pilot has died in the crash of a fighter jet during a training mission at Shaw Air Force Base in South Carolina.
SUMTER, S.C. (AP) — A woman who allegedly licked her hands and touched food items and several surfaces at a South Carolina grocery store and sandwich shop was arrested.
SUMTER, S.C. (AP) — A man was fatally shot last weekend during an illegal gathering at a South Carolina nightclub that was supposed to have been closed due to the coronavirus, authorities...
SUMTER, S.C. (AP) — Two victims discovered in a burning car in South Carolina this week were killed before the blaze engulfed the vehicle, officials announced Wednesday.
SUMTER, S.C. (AP) — A sheriff's deputy in South Carolina who was shot and killed in the line of duty was remembered as a man who loved his community and his family.
SUMTER, S.C. (AP) — A sheriff's deputy in South Carolina was shot and killed while trying to serve an eviction notice Tuesday morning, authorities said.
SUMTER, S.C. (AP) — A man whose murder conviction for killing a man he thought broke into his South Carolina home was overturned has pleaded guilty to a lesser charge before a new...
SUMTER, S.C. (AP) —
A newspaper says it found high levels of a toxic chemical in the drinking water near one of South Carolina's largest military bases.
SUMTER, S.C. (AP) — The body of a 23-year-old South Carolina man was found early Wednesday morning, the Sumter County Sheriff’s Office said.
Officials said the body of Montrel Epps was found...
SUMTER, S.C. (AP) — A Cold War-era M48 Patton tank has gotten a much-needed makeover and is back outside Patton Hall at a South Carolina Air Force base. Now it's back on display at the U.S. Army...
SUMTER, S.C. (AP) — A sheriff in South Carolina says a 14-year-old has been arrested after threatening two schools.
Sumter County deputies said the threats were serious, but did not appear...
SUMTER, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina community is mourning a 5-year-old girl whose body was found abandoned in a landfill.
A funeral was held Sunday in Sumter for Nevaeh Adams. Her body was...
SUMTER, S.C. (AP) — Officials say nearly a quarter of the bus drivers in a South Carolina school district didn't show up for their routes.
Sumter School District spokeswoman Shelly Galloway...
SUMTER, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina police chief says 400 people searched through 4 million pounds (1.8 million kilograms) of trash to find the body of a 5-year-old girl in a landfill, months...
SUMTER, S.C. (AP) — Authorities say a man fired a gun at people at random at a South Carolina apartment complex and a tire store.
Sumter Police Chief Russel Roark says four people were hit...
SUMTER, S.C. (AP) — A man who killed an accomplice in a South Carolina robbery and buried his body twice as he tried to keep anyone from finding it has been sentenced to 35 years in...
SUMTER, S.C. (AP) — Police say they are again searching a South Carolina landfill for a 5-year-old girl missing since her mother was found dead nearly seven weeks ago.
SUMTER, S.C. (AP) — Authorities say forensic evidence indicates a 5-year-old South Carolina girl missing since her mother was found dead earlier this month was killed by the same...
SUMTER, S.C. (AP) — Authorities are searching through garbage at landfills in two South Carolina counties for the body of a 5-year-old girl who was killed along with her mother.
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — The National Park Service says people can no longer stop by a historic South Carolina fort for free, unregulated visits.
SUMTER, S.C. (AP) — Police say they now think a missing 5-year-old girl in South Carolina was killed the same time as her mother.
Sumter Police spokeswoman Tonyia McGirt said Tuesday...
SUMTER, S.C. (AP) — Authorities say they have charged a 33-year-old man and a 17-year-old man in the deaths of two people during a robbery in South Carolina.
SUMTER, S.C. (AP) — Sentencing for a teen found guilty in the killing of a store owner in South Carolina has been delayed because of new requirements for young people convicted of...
SUMTER, S.C. (AP) — The Latest on a jail escape in South Carolina (all times local):
Authorities say an inmate charged with murder spent a month planning an escape from a...
SUMTER, S.C. (AP) — A 24-foot tower of larger-than-life birds taking flight will be installed at a South Carolina park.
Sumter Mayor Joe McElveen says the sculpture by Grainger McKoy will be...
SUMTER, S.C. (AP) — A teen has been convicted of murder in the shooting of a Sumter store owner during a robbery.
Prosecutor Ernest "Chip" Finney III said Sincere Dinkins unloaded his gun...
SUMTER, S.C. (AP) — Former Vice President Joe Biden on Saturday apologized for recent comments about working with segregationist senators in his early days in the U.S. Senate, saying he...
SUMTER, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina man faces 27 counts of animal fighting and baiting after deputies found dogs while serving an unrelated warrant.
SUMTER, S.C. (AP) — When he started at Alice Drive Baptist Church, a former pastor there told him "it's a good church to start at, but nobody stayed for too long."
SUMTER, S.C. (AP) — Police say the death of a 5-year-old girl in a pool during a party was an accident, but they are still trying to determine what happened.
SUMTER, S.C. (AP) — Authorities say a 5-year-old girl has drowned during a pool party at a Sumter hotel.
The Sumter County Coroner's Office said Faith Gilmore was found underwater at the...
SHAW AIR FORCE BASE, S.C. (AP) — Officials at a South Carolina military installation say a third airman has died in as many weeks.
Authorities at Shaw Air Force Base in Sumter tell news...
GAFFNEY, S.C. (AP) — The Cherokee County School District board of trustees has narrowed its superintendent search to three finalists.
The Spartanburg Herald-Journal reports the finalists...
SUMTER, S.C. (AP) — Morris College officially has new leadership in place.
The school celebrated the official naming of Dr. Leroy Staggers as its 10th president in a ceremony Friday....
SUMTER, S.C. (AP) — Three finalists have been chosen to fill the superintendent's seat for the Sumter School District.
The Sumter School Board says the finalists are Cynthia Ambrose of...
SUMTER, S.C. (AP) — The South Carolina state superintendent of education has declared a fiscal emergency in the Sumter School District, citing the district's failure to comply with its own...
SUMTER, S.C. (AP) — Authorities say a South Carolina woman has been arrested after a video she posted on social media showed her pouring water on her sleeping 9-month-old daughter as "payback."
News outlets report the Sumter County Sheriff's Office says 33-year-old Caitlyn Alyse Hardy was charged with cruelty to children.
A statement from the sheriff's office says Hardy recorded herself pouring a water bottle on her daughter's face Saturday and posted it on Facebook. The baby woke up coughing.
SUMTER, S.C. (AP) — A sheriff's office in South Carolina say a Sumter teen faked his own kidnapping and led his mother to believe he'd be killed if she didn't pay $130.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — House Speaker Jay Lucas is making a big change to one of the most powerful committees in the South Carolina Legislature.
Lucas removed Republican Rep. Brian White of Anderson as chairman of the budget writing Ways and Means Committee, bumping him down to a regular member of the Labor, Commerce and Industry Committee.
Ways and Means Committee members voted Wednesday to make Republican Rep. Murrell Smith of Sumter their new chairman. He faced no opposition.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The Latest on a shake-up in South Carolina House leadership (all times local):
Speaker Jay Lucas says there was nothing personal behind his decision to change the leader of one of the most powerful committees in the South Carolina House.
Lucas said Wednesday he felt changes needed to be made in dealing with the state budget so he removed Republican Rep. Brian White of Anderson as chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee.
SUMTER, S.C. (AP) — Police in a South Carolina city say they believe five shootings, including one that killed a 54-year-old man, are related.
The Sumter Item reports Marcus Brown died Tuesday in Sumter after being shot in a drive-by shooting as he sat in his car.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Despite having called on him to withdraw following the revelation of decades-old domestic violence, South Carolina's lone congressional Democrat is now re-embracing Archie Parnell's candidacy.
SUMTER, S.C. (AP) — A great friend and family man, good business man, tremendous University of South Carolina Gamecocks fan and a man who cared about everybody and loved his church are all descriptions friends used to detail the life of Van Hobbs.
A longtime business owner and operator of the Gulf and BP full-service station at the corner of Liberty Street and Guignard Drive in Sumter, Hobbs passed away Sept. 18 at the age of 84.
SUMTER, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina county councilman is accused of threatening to kill a woman in front of their son.
SUMTER, S.C. (AP) — Superheroes come in all sizes and ages, such as the 4-year-old who ran "really really fast" to get help for his 90-year-old great-grandmother after she fell during a walk.
Hazel Wilson fell and hit her head while she and Carson Aycock were coming back from a walk to Memorial Park on West Hampton Avenue from the Wesmark Servicenter on West Liberty Street.
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — The National Park Service plans to map and review Civil War battlefields in the Charleston area, where the first shots of the war were fired in 1861.
SUMTER, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina's sheriff's office is investigating a fatal shooting at an auto store.
The Sumter County Sheriff's Office said in a news release deputies responding to a call of a shooting Saturday found a man suffering from at least one gunshot wound. The sheriff's office cited witnesses at the scene who said the shooter drove up and they did not hear an argument. Moments later they heard at least one gunshot and the shooter fled.
COLUMBIA FALLS, Mont. (AP) — Authorities have released the names of two people who died in a fiery, head-on collision on U.S. Highway 2 in northwestern Montana.
CAYCE, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina coroner says a man whose body was pulled from the Congaree River drowned.
Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher said in a news release Wednesday night that the victim was 50-year-old Thomas Wright Sumter of Columbia. Fisher said an autopsy Thursday confirmed that Sumter had drowned.
The Cayce Department of Public Safety recovered the body around 2 p.m. Wednesday. Sgt. Evan Antley said someone on tubing on the river spotted the body.