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  1. Tractor-trailer hits, kills bicyclist near OrangeburgRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | WMBF

    Lance Corporal David Jones with the South Carolina Highway Patrol said the bicyclist and a 2012 Freightliner tractor-trailer were going south on 301 at 7:40 p.m. when the truck hit the bicyclist.

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  2. Family asks for help for woman who threw baby in woodsRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | WMBF

    The family of a woman who tossed her 2-month-old daughter in her car seat into the woods in Orangeburg County is asking authorities to get the woman help. Deputies charged 24-year-old Zapporah Sutton with unlawful neglect of a child, saying she told family members if she wasn't arrested, she would kill the baby and her two other children.

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  3. Orangeburg Co. Sheriff: room 'plastered' with child porn led to man's arrestRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 19 | WMBF

    An Orangeburg County man was arrested after a 12x12 foot room at his home was found "plastered" in child pornography, according to Orangeburg County Sheriff Leroy Ravenell. John Chavis, 60, of Springfield, was charged with one count each of criminal sexual conduct with a minor, and second-degree and third-degree sexual exploitation of a minor.

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  4. One person arrested in connection to shooting of 2-year-oldRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 14 | WMBF

    One person has been arrested in connection to a shooting that seriously injured a 2-year-old girl in Santee. The shooting happened at about 5:30 p.m. Saturday evening.

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  5. Former Orangeburg deputy arrested for DUI found guilty in courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 5 | WMBF

    An Orangeburg County sheriff's deputy who was fired following a DUI arrest after allegedly crashing his patrol vehicle in Richland County was found guilty in court on Thursday, according to according to the Richland County 5th Judicial Circuit Public Index.

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  6. SC Democratic Chairman seeking top postRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 5 | WMBF

    With Donald Trump preparing to take over the White House and the GOP dominating Congress and many state governments, Democrats are desperate for a new direction. One of South Carolina's top Democrats says he can provide it.

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  7. Orangeburg County restaurants welcome Sunday alcohol salesRead the original story

    Sunday Jan 1 | WMBF

    The Times and Democrat of Orangeburg reports restaurants, bars, hotels, gas stations and grocery stores countywide now have the ability to sell beer and wine on Sundays. Restaurants, bars and hotels can also seek additional permits to sell liquor by the drink.

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  8. Arrest in double shooting at Orangeburg Co. storeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 28 | WMBF

    One man is in custody after a shooting at an Orangeburg County convenience store that sent two people to the emergency room. Investigators say the shooting at the store on Cannon Bridge Road Tuesday night was the result of an argument between two groups.

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  9. Deputies: Man arrested after threats, attempted arsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 28 | WMBF

    An Orangeburg man is behind bars after a dramatic Christmas Day standoff with a subject threatening to burn his family's home down, according to the Orangeburg County Sheriff's Office. Sheriff Leroy Ravenell said the confrontation could have turned into a holiday nightmare without preventive action by the OCSO SWAT team members.

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  10. As Dylann Roof awaits sentencing, note from his car haunts Midlands communityRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 26 | WMBF

    On Wednesday, the convicted Charleston church shooter, Dylann Roof, will be back in court ahead of his sentencing. Jurors will soon decide whether Roof gets life in prison or the death penalty.

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  11. Man gets 4 years for DUI crash that killed passengerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 23 | WMBF

    An Orangeburg man will spend three more years in prison for a vehicle accident that killed his passenger, according to the Orangeburg Times and Democrat . Stephen Tyrell Colter, 28, of Orangeburg, spent close to a year at the Orangeburg County Detention Center before pleading guilty to felony driving under the influence last week.

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  12. Midlands band raising money to send aspiring musicians to collegeRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 22 | WMBF

    The Exotics Band is based out of Orangeburg and has been together for more than 50 years. The group is made up of teachers, doctors, and social workers, all who have played behind some of the biggest names in the industry.

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  13. Orangeburg deputy fired after DUI arrest following crash in patrol vehicleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 22 | WMBF

    An Orangeburg County sheriff's deputy was fired following a DUI arrest after allegedly crashing his patrol vehicle in Richland County. South Carolina Highway Patrol spokesman David Jones said 30-year-old Devrinn Washington was traveling on Garners Ferry Road near the intersection with Trotter Road when he ran off the right shoulder into a ditch and struck a tree around 2:30 a.m. on Saturday.

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  14. Deputies: Men accused of stealing ATM in St. Stephen suspects in similar Orangeburg Co. heistRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2016 | WMBF

    Berkeley county investigators say two men arrested for stealing an ATM in St. Stephen Monday morning may have done the same crime in Orangeburg county three days ago. Sheriff's deputies say the suspects, Joseph Cobb of St. George and Ernest Davis of Orangeburg led them on a 46-mile chase that ended when the SUV crashed and overturned in Mt.

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  15. Suspect attacks deputy near courthouse holding cellRead the original story

    Dec 16, 2016 | WMBF

    Authorities say a man who kicked two deputies who arrested him two months ago has now attacked an Orangeburg County officer trying to get him into a holding cell at the courthouse. A police report obtained by The Times and Democrat of Orangeburg says 35-year-old Wesley Givens slammed the officer's head into a cinderblock wall several times Wednesday as the deputy led him to the cell.

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  16. "I meant to bust his head wide open," inmate says of courthouse scuffle with deputyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2016 | WMBF

    An Orangeburg County sheriff's deputy is recovering after an inmate allegedly slammed his head against a block wall and scratched his face during an attempt to get the man into a holding cell at the Orangeburg County Courthouse on Wednesday. An Orangeburg Department of Public Safety incident report indicates deputy Thomas W. Stroman III had "three to four very large and deep scratches or claw marks across the right side of his face from his ear to his lips," when officers arrived around 3:50 p.m. A handcuffed Givens was standing in the hallway of the courthouse with a TASER probe still in his arm.

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  17. Orangeburg deputies searching for armed robberRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2016 | WMBF

    The Orangeburg County Sheriff's Department is asking for the community's help in identifying and locating an armed robber. We are told the three men were leaving a gas station in a Piggly Wiggly parking lot when the gunman approached them and demanded they give him a bag they were carrying and money.

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  18. Orangeburg deputies searching for suspect after attempted ATM robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2016 | WMBF

    Orangeburg County Sheriff's investigators are seeking the driver of a vehicle used in an attempt to snatch an ATM from a business last month. On Nov. 25 a witness called 911 just after 3 a.m. when an attempt to steal an ATM was in progress, deputies said.

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  19. Deputies searching for missing 15-year-old girlRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2016 | WMBF

    Rashia Weller, 15, was reported missing by her foster parents on Nov. 30, according to Orangeburg County Sheriff's spokesman Richard Walker. Weller's foster parents say the Cordova youth has been known to run away, but each time in the past, she had returned on her own, Walker said.

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  20. Teen reported missing in OrangeburgRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2016 | WMBF

    Orangeburg County Sheriff's deputies are trying to locate a 15-year-old who has been reported missing by her foster parents. The sheriff's department says 15-year-old Rashia Weller was last seen by her foster parents in Cordova on November 20. The foster parents told investigators she has been known to run away, but in the past she had returned.

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