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  1. Medal of Honor recipient charged in misdemeanor hit-and-runRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 1, 2016 | WTNH

    This photo released by the Alvin S. Glenn Detention Center, in Columbia, S.C., shows a booking photo of retired Cpl. Kyle Carpenter taken on Thursday, Dec. 31, 2015.


  2. Photo of Boy Praying With Santa Steals Hearts of the InternetRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2015 | WTNH

    Prestyn Barnette, 4, was captured in a snapshot by his aunt, Lauren Sharpe, after St. Nick agreed to pray for a baby that Prestyn has never met before. "We got up there and Santa asked him what he wanted for Christmas," Sharpe told ABC News today.


  3. Sheriff: School officer fired after tossing student in classRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2015 | WTNH

    A deputy was fired Wednesday after video showed him flipping a teen backward out of her desk and tossing her across a classroom, with the sheriff saying the officer did not follow proper procedures and training. Richland County Senior Deputy Ben Fields was told of his firing late Wednesday morning, Sheriff Leon Lott said.


  4. Despite sunny forecast, South Carolina ordeal far from overRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2015 | WTNH

    South Carolina was expecting sunshine Tuesday after days of inundation, but it will still take weeks for the state to return to normal after being pummeled by a historic rainstorm. Even as the rain tapered off, officials warned of the likelihood of new evacuations - such as one ordered Monday afternoon in one of two towns east of downtown Columbia where two dams were breached.


  5. South Carolina flood: Door-to-door searches, swamped roadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2015 | WTNH

    Days of torrential rains kept much of South Carolina and its capital gripped by floodwaters early Monday as emergency responders promised renewed door-to-door searches for anyone still trapped after a weekend deluge and hundreds of rescues. Heavy rain kept falling into the early hours Monday around the Carolinas from the storm that began swamping the Southeast late last week, part of an unprecedented low pressure system that dumped more than 18 inches on one spot alone in Columbia, the South Carolina capital.


  6. Donald Trump to unveil tax plan MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2015 | WTNH

    Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump is set to roll out a tax plan Monday he says will reduce rates for lower and middle-income families as well as corporations, while increasing rates for some, like hedge fund managers who he says don't pay enough. It's a plan the billionaire businessman has been touting for weeks as he's come under increased scrutiny for failing to outline specific policy platforms as he's risen to the top of GOP polls. 1 comment

  7. Photo of black official helping man at KKK rally goes viralRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2015 | WTNH

    In this July 18, 2015 photo provided by Rob Godfrey, police officer Leroy Smith, left, helps a man wearing National Socialist Movement attire up the stairs during a rally in Columbia, S.C. Smith, the director of South CarolinaA's public safety agency, said Monday, July 20, 2015, he hopes the photo that shows him helping the white man wearing a racist T-shirt will be a catalyst for people to work toward overcoming hate and violence. - The black director of South Carolina's public safety agency said Monday he was surprised a photo showing him helping a white man wearing a racist T-shirt went viral.


  8. Photos: Confederate flag comes down in S.C.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2015 | WTNH

    A woman waves a sign Friday, July 10, 2015 as she waits for the Confederate flag to be taken down in Columbia, South Carolina.


  9. Confederate flaga s fate in hands of South Carolina HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2015 | WTNH

    Josh Clarke, of Shelby, N.C., voices his side of the Confederate flag issue in front of the Statehouse, Monday, July 6, 2015, in Columbia, S.C. The South Carolina Senate voted Monday to remove the Confederate flag from a pole on the Statehouse grounds, though the proposal still needs approval from the state House and the governor. ALL LOCAL MEDIA OUT, ; MANDATORY CREDIT COLUMBIA, S.C. - The Confederate flag that flies at the South Carolina Capitol could soon be making its last stand.


  10. SC Senate votes to take down flag; House OK still neededRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2015 | WTNH

    Randy Saxon, left and Wayne Whitfield, both of Anderson, S.C., discuss the Confederate flag on the South Carolina Statehouse grounds with Brodrick S. Hall of Atlanta, right, on Monday, July 6, 2015. Lively discussions on the flag took place on the grounds took place outside the state house where lawmakers debated whether the flag should be removed from the downtown Columbia complex.


  11. South Carolina lawmakers return for Confederate flag debateRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2015 | WTNH

    In a Monday, June 22, 2015 file photo, South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley, center, is applauded during a news conference in the South Carolina State House, in Columbia, S.C. Haley said that the Confederate flag should come down from the grounds of the state capitol, reversing her position on the divisive symbol amid growing calls for it to be removed. COLUMBIA, S.C. - While it appears there is broad support in the South Carolina Legislature to bring down the Confederate flag, the depth of that support will get its first test this week as lawmakers return to Columbia to come up with a specific plan.


  12. Woman on flight out of Bradley International struck by lightningRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2015 | WTNH

    The woman was on a flight out of Bradley International Airport, bound for Charlotte, North Carolina, when it was diverted to Columbia, South Carolina because of weather. As she and the other passengers were walking across the tarmac, the woman was struck by lightning.


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