File photo of a courtroom. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

3 Plead Guilty In Scheme To Defraud SC Air Base

Three men have pleaded guilty as part of a scheme to defraud Shaw Air Force Base in Sumter through construction contracts.


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Man Beats Woman To Death With Hammer After Her Daughter Refused To Have Sex With Him

Authorities say a 33-year-old man beat a woman to death with a hammer in a Sumter County home and hurt her 14-year-old daughter and a disabled woman in the home.


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Teacher Facing New Sex Charge After Third Student Comes Forward

A Sumter middle school teacher is facing a new sex charge after a third student has come forward.


Appeals court overrules judge who said Larry Stubbs served enough time for a 1973 burglary. (Getty Images)

Teacher’s Lawyer Says Sex Client Is Innocent

The lawyer for a Sumter middle school teacher charged with committing a sex act on a student says her client is innocent.


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Man Driving Under The Influence Struck 70-Year-Old In Motorized Wheelchair

The South Carolina Highway Patrol says troopers arrested a 70-year-old man after he struck a person operating a motorized wheelchair on a rural road.


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2-Year-Old Boy Drowns In Pond 200 Feet From Home

Sumter County authorities are investigating the drowning death of a 2-year-old boy.


File photo of a police cruiser with its lights on. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Woman Leads SC Police On Chase With Child In Car

Sumter police have arrested a woman they say led them on a high-speed chase with a child in her car.


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SC Pastor Charged With Assaulting 3 Church Members

A Sumter pastor has been charged with sexually assaulting three female members of his church.


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Man Shoots Himself With Officer’s Gun

Authorities say a Sumter man took a police officer’s gun during a struggle and used the weapon to shoot himself in the head.


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South Carolina Man Accused Of Photographing Women At Tanning Salon

An employee at a salon in Sumter has been arrested and accused of photographing women at the tanning beds.




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