Tuesday, May 21 2013 6:18 AM EDT2013-05-21 10:18:45 GMT
Authorities said a 15-year-old girl may be facing charges after driving without a license and losing control of a car in a crash that left a 10-year-old girl dead Monday afternoon. The crash happened onMore >>
Authorities said a 15-year-old may be facing charges after driving without a license and losing control of a car in a crash that left a 10-year-old dead.More >>
Monday, May 20 2013 11:48 PM EDT2013-05-21 03:48:15 GMT
A woman has been arrested after she allegedly locked her four young daughters out of their home for days at a time.A witness told police that the four girls, ages 7, 5, 3 and 1, had been in the same dirtyMore >>
A woman has been arrested after she allegedly locked her four young daughters out of their home for days at a time.More >>
Monday, May 20 2013 11:45 PM EDT2013-05-21 03:45:38 GMT
A widespread power outage has affected a large portion of Ascension Parish. Small portions of neighboring parishes are also affected. As of 5:40 p.m., the Entergy website reported 20,981 homes andMore >>
A widespread power outage affected a large portion of Ascension Parish and part of EBR Parish Monday. More >>
Tuesday, May 21 2013 7:04 PM EDT2013-05-21 23:04:33 GMT
Residents in tornado-stricken Moore, OK, await news on missing love ones Tuesday, a day after a massive tornado devastated the city, killing at least 51. Rescuers worked all night, with particular attentionMore >>
The tornado, with winds up to 200 mph, cut a 20-mile stretch as wide as two miles through the Oklahoma City metro area. The medical examiner's office reported 24 people died, including nine children. More >>
Tuesday, May 21 2013 10:36 AM EDT2013-05-21 14:36:49 GMT
(RNN) – A day after long track tornadoes devastated Shawnee and Edmond, OK, another round has begun near Oklahoma City.KOCO broadcast a slow rotating cloud that slowly extended down towards the groundMore >>
Dozens of people have died after a second day of tornadoes twisted through Oklahoma, this time taking aim at the town of Moore, south of Oklahoma City.More >>
Brandi Cummings joined WTOC-TV in September 2011 as co-anchor of THE News at Daybreak.
Brandi joins WTOC-TV as an award-winning journalist from WIS-TV in Columbia, S.C., where she was a reporter, anchor and host.
Prior to working at WIS, Brandi was a producer at WRDW in her hometown of Augusta, G.A.
Brandi has a Bachelor's Degree from Clark Atlanta University, where she graduated with honors.
In May 2012, Brandi was honored with a Concurrent Resolution from the South Carolina General Assembly for her service to the people in the state. She won the 2nd Place South Carolina Associated Press Broadcasters Award for "Environmental Reporting" in 2011. In her story, Brandi revealed the extreme buildup in the water pipes underneath the city of Columbia.
Brandi's stories have allowed her to interview several influential people including President Barack Obama. In addition to a list of accomplishments, Brandi was featured on the Fall 2011 cover of Midlands Woman Magazine.
Brandi is passionate about children and things that affect them. She consistently speaks to young people about the importance of getting an education.
In 2010, Brandi fulfilled a life's dream to develop a program for girls. In July 2010 & June 2011, she hosted the "Loving Me Seminar" for teen girls. In August 2010, she self-published her first book of poetry, "Straight to the Heart: Life & Love."
When she's not on TV, Brandi enjoys going to church, shopping and spending time with family & friends. Brandi serves on the Board of Directors for The First Tee of Savannah. She is also an advisor to the Board of Directors for The Boys and Girls Clubs of the Coastal Empire. Her daily motto is: "Never let anyone take away your dreams, because sometimes that's all you have."
You can watch Brandi every morning starting at 4:30 a.m. and each Wednesday on THE News at Six as she reports on the area's Top Teacher. You can also see her on Thursdays on THE News at Six as she interviews a weekly Hometown Hero.