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  1. Houdini Act: Video shows woman wriggle free of handcuffs to steal patrol car, deputies sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2017 | WIS-TV Columbia

    We have obtained the dashcam footage showing a Sumter woman who deputies say was involved in three bizarre accidents stealing a patrol car on Wednesday. "I believe a mental evaluation would be appropriate, but I do believe that her actions were not that of a mental person that she knew what she was doing," Thornton, sheriff's officials now say, was driving her boyfriend's car when it broke down near Eagle Road and Broad Street.

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  2. Bond denied for woman in bizarre triple-accident and patrol car theft caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2017 | WIS-TV Columbia

    A bizarre case out of Sumter County involving a woman who deputies say was involved in three accidents and stole a patrol car on Wednesday is becoming a bit clearer with new details from the Sumter County Sheriff's Office. Thornton, sheriff's officials now say, was driving her boyfriend's car when it broke down near Eagle Road and Broad Street.

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  3. 2 p.m. bond hearing for woman involved in bizarre triple-accident and patrol car theft caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2017 | WIS-TV Columbia

    A bizarre case out of Sumter County involving a woman who deputies say was involved in three accidents and stole a patrol car on Wednesday is becoming a bit clearer with new details from the Sumter County Sheriff's Office. Mia Thornton, 21, is charged with grand larceny, failure to stop for blue lights, and resisting arrest with a deadly weapon.

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  4. Coroner identifies woman, 68, killed in house fire that also injured husband, 71Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2017 | WIS-TV Columbia

    The Sumter County Coroner's Office has identified a 68-year-old woman who died in a house fire early Thursday morning. Sumter firefighters were called to the scene at a home on Franklin Street around 1 a.m. and found the home ablaze.

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  5. Sumter woman accused of causing three car wrecks, including one with deputy's patrol carRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 27, 2017 | WIS-TV Columbia

    A Sumter County woman is facing serious charges after deputies say she stole and wrecked three vehicles Wednesday morning, including a sheriff's deputy's car. Mia Thornton, 21, is charged with grand larceny and failure to stop for blue lights, however, deputies say more charges are expected.

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  6. An ongoing dispute between two family members led to a stabbing on Christmas DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 26, 2017 | WIS-TV Columbia

    According to the Sumter Police Department, that incident happened Monday just after 3 p.m. at the 600 block of Antlers Drive.

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  7. Deputies investigating fatal shooting in SumterRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2017 | WIS-TV Columbia

    According to SCSO spokesman Ken Bell, deputies were called to the 4400 block of Amelia Drive at around 9 p.m. after shots were fired. Investigators discovered the body of a black male in the road when they arrived.

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  8. Sumter man charged with assault at high school, attack captured on videoRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2017 | WIS-TV Columbia

    A Sumter man was arrested and charged with assault and disturbing public schools - and the video is spreading across social media. Sumter police confirmed that Nason Samuel Smith, a 19-year-old Sumter High student, was charged with third-degree assault and battery and disturbing schools.

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  9. Man accused of murdering ex-wife, dumping her body in shallow grave denied bondRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2017 | WIS-TV Columbia

    A circuit court judge has denied bond for the man accused of killing his ex-wife, then dumping her body in a Sumter County forest. Lt. Ken Bell with the Sumter County Sheriff's Office says James Ginther will remain at the Sumter-Lee Regional Detention Center until his next court date in connection with the kidnapping and murder of Suzette Ginther.

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  10. Wake held for late Chief Justice at Morris CollegeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2017 | WIS-TV Columbia

    Friends, family, and members of the public gathered in Sumter on Friday to remember former South Carolina Supreme Court Chief Justice Ernest Finney at a wake which was held at Morris College. People across the state came to honor the legacy of the late Chief Justice.

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  11. Sumter Co. man arrested on child porn chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2017 | WIS-TV Columbia

    A Sumter man has been arrested and charged with multiple child porn charges, says South Carolina Attorney General Alan Wilson. Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force investigators with the Attorney General's Office made the arrest.

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  12. No bond set for Midlands man charged in kidnapping, murder of ex-wifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2017 | WIS-TV Columbia

    James Ginther stood alone in court on Wednesday as a Sumter judge ordered that his bond is set or denied by a circuit court judge in mid-January. Ginther did not say much but did look over to Suzette Ginther's family when they were acknowledged.

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  13. Sumter police search for suspect in shooting of 18-year-oldRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 27, 2017 | WIS-TV Columbia

    The shooting happened around 1:30 p.m. near the corner of Hauser Street and David Court. Witnesses told police that the victim was seen talking with people in a mid-to-large-sized vehicle when gunfire was heard.

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  14. Midlands man charged in kidnapping, murder of ex-wife extradited back to SCRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 27, 2017 | WIS-TV Columbia

    A South Carolina man has been extradited back to the county where his ex-wife and mother of his children was found in a shallow grave earlier this month. James Ginther was booked into the Sumter-Lee Regional Detention after 6 p.m. on Tuesday, where he faces kidnapping and murder charges in the death of Suzette Ginther .

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  15. As police continue hunt for murder suspects in Sumter, the community remains fearfulRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 27, 2017 | WIS-TV Columbia

    Shirley Nelson made a pilgrimage to a special place on Tuesday night a convenience store on Manning Avenue in Sumter called Save-Mart that's now blocked by a chain, flowers, and candles. "Even being close to the store and knowing that his life ended right here, you know," Nelson said in the candlelight.

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  16. 2-year-old Sumter boy, father hurt when city truck plows through homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2017 | WIS-TV Columbia

    The South Carolina Highway Patrol is trying to determine why a City of Sumter pickup truck veered off the road and slammed into a house, injuring a small boy and his father. Ayden Burleson, 2, suffered cuts and other significant injuries and had to be airlifted to Columbia's Palmetto Health Richland Hospital.

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  17. 2-year-old hospitalized after City of Sumter truck crashes into homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2017 | WIS-TV Columbia

    A 2-year-old was taken to the hospital after the South Carolina Highway Patrol says a City of Sumter truck crashed into a home Monday. According to the Highway Patrol, that incident happened on Perry Boulevard around 10:30 a.m. when the 2016 Dodge truck went off the road and into the house.

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  18. Man, 57, identified as victim in fatal Sumter convenience store shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2017 | WIS-TV Columbia

    A clerk at a Sumter County convenience store was killed in a rain of gunfire Friday night, and police are now seeking two suspects. According to the Sumter Police Department, two masked men entered the Save-Mart Grocery store on Manning Avenue around 6:59 p.m. and immediately opened fire on an employee.

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  19. Employee at Midlands convenience store killed by armed suspectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2017 | WIS-TV Columbia

    A clerk at a Sumter County convenience store was killed in a rain of gunfire Friday night, and police are now seeking two suspects. According to the Sumter Police Department, two masked men entered the Save-Mart Grocery store on Manning Avenue around 6:59 p.m. and immediately opened fire on an employee.

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  20. 'Crime of passion:' Ex-husband charged with kidnapping, murder of woman found in shallow graveRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2017 | WIS-TV Columbia

    An arrest has been made in the murder of a Midlands woman who was found in a shallow grave in Sumter Co. late last week, with the sheriff calling it "a crime of passion."

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