Right choice at railroad crossings could save your life

Approximately once every three hours, a person or vehicle is hit by a train in the United States. This might surprise you, but railroad crossing-related deaths have actually spiked in recent years. Trains always have the right of way, and ignoring the signage at railroad crossings, or attempting to cross the tracks quickly before a […]

Suspect in fatal officer-involved shooting identified

The man killed after presenting a firearm at deputies Thursday night has been identified as 44-year-old Justin Coy Adkins of Saint Matthews, according to Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher. “Once Mr. Adkins was identified, our deputies determined he was wanted out of Orangeburg County for attempted murder among other charges,” Lexington County Sheriff Jay Koon […]

Suspect fatally wounded after presenting gun at deputies

A man was fatally shot Thursday night after he presented a gun at officers following a pursuit. “Deputies attempted to pull the man over for a traffic violation shortly before 10 p.m. on Shumpert Road,” Lexington County Sheriff Jay Koon said. “The suspect failed to stop and initiated a pursuit that ended on Mimosa Drive when […]