Suicidal subject fatally shot after firing on deputies

A man who was the subject of a brief search after a call in reference to a suicidal person Friday night has died after he shot at two Lexington County deputies and took return fire. Ronald Scott Jenkins, 55, suffered a gunshot wound and died after being transported to a hospital, according to Lexington County Coroner Margaret […]

LCSD correctional officer receives award from state detention group

A Lexington County correctional officer has received a statewide award from a group of South Carolina detention professionals. Sharon Washington, a master correctional officer at the Lexington County Detention Center, has been named “Supervisor of the Year” by the South Carolina Jail Administrators Association. “MCO Washington is always ready to answer questions and provide feedback […]

Secure your home for the holiday season

The holiday season puts everyone in a festive mood but some are out to steal your holiday joy. You might be inviting a thief to take part in your holiday festivities if the presents in your home are visible to passersby or if you have placed large appliance and technology boxes at the curb for trash […]

4 accused of attempted murder in drug-related shooting

Three men and a woman are accused of shooting at four people inside a vehicle during a drug deal in a restaurant parking lot last month. Isaiah Allen (above left), 20, and Chris Felder, 19, are charged with four counts of attempted murder, discharging a firearm into a vehicle and possessing a weapon during a violent […]