Deputies arrest suspect in weekend fatal shooting

A Columbia man has been arrested and charged with murder in connection to a fatal shooting early Sunday morning at the City Nightz Bar and Grill in West Columbia. Christopher Jamel Brisbon, 27, is also charged with possessing a weapon during a violent crime, burglary, criminal conspiracy and three counts of first-degree assault and battery, […]

Buzzed driving could ruin your holiday season

Many of you have known someone killed in a vehicle crash. Family members, friends, friends of friends—with more than 30,000 people killed each year, it’s likely you and your family have been touched by these tragic numbers. More tragically is that one-third of those killed each year are involved in drunk-driving-related crashes. These crashes are […]

Lexington County deputies investigating early morning homicide

Lexington County deputies are investigating an early morning homicide in the 2000 block of Old Dunbar Road. Shots were fired inside City Nightz bar shortly after the establishment’s 2 a.m. closing time, according to investigators. “We don’t know how many men went inside the bar or what they were doing there after closing time,” Lexington County Sheriff […]

Keeping your home secure for the holidays

The holiday season is a time for family and fun. Unfortunately, it’s also a time when many homes are burglarized. The FBI reports “nearly 400,000 burglaries occur during November and December alone.” The criminals pulling off most of these thefts aren’t professionals, but amateurs looking to score items such as electronics, jewelry and gadgets. Here are some […]