Authorities say gang members trying to kill a rival who had already been wounded in two separate shootings, instead killed a 14-year-old girl. Jay Harper reports.
Authorities have seized more than 40 firearms and 200 marijuana plants from an illegal growing operation discovered in Laurens County. 42-year-old James Edwin Ollis of Ware Shoals has been charged with trafficking marijuana and cultivating marijuana.
Included in the noon newscast:
— Gov. McMaster signs legislation that protects industries and manufacturers from nuisance lawsuits by neighbors
— 3-year-old apparently walking alone in Reevesville roadway killed by car
Flu outbreak forces Midlands hospital to add temporary space. More from Bill Dubensky.
South Carolina’s senior senator Lindsey Graham said he approved of President Trump’s positions on national security and the military during his State of the Union speech Tuesday. In a short video posted to Twitter, Graham said he thought the speech was patriotic.
A driver has been fined after a tanker carrying aviation fuel collided with an Upstate home. Tom Hayes reports.
The Marlboro County coroner has identified the 2 people killed in a wreck in Marlboro County on Monday. 27 year old Tyesha Terry was driving when the Ford SUV overturned on Highway 38 south of Blenheim. A 4 year old also died in the crash. The other 4 passengers were taken to the hospital. The coroner says the victims were from Georgia.
Authorities say 54 people are without a home after a Christmas Eve fire at a South Carolina apartment complex that investigators say was intentionally set. Jay Harper reports.
Gaffney police are investigating a shooting scene near downtown and Cherokee County Sheriff’s deputies are investigating another scene in the county. One male victim was shot in the abdomen, the other male victim was shot in the hand. Investigators believe the two Christmas morning shootings are related.