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we're live at clemson with a rundown of which star high school players are expected to commit today. 3 good morning.... it's wednesday, february 3.i'm lauren elise.... 3 and i'm ben hill.. here with nicole papay and chris scott. thanks for joining us on the morning news. 3 heavy rain and t-storms likely until early afternoon, with highs storms likely until early heavy rain and t-3 storms likely until early afternoon, with highs in the 60s. expect gusty wind to accompany the rain. rain clears this afternoon, with overnight lows dropping into the 30s and 40s. partly cloudy, seasonably cool condititns return thursday. 3 ((wrap up)) 3 let's send it over to chris with traffic. 3
3 new from overnight--the greenville county sheriff's office is investigating after two women were shot early this morning. morning.this happened at a home on mansion circle in piedmont.. just after 3:00 this morning.deputies tell us the two female victims were taken to the hospital, but are expected to be okay.deputies have not made any arrests. we're told neighbors reported seeing two men getting into a dark, older model acura.if you know anything about this shooting.. call 23-crime. 3 3 new this morning... state investigators have cleared an upstate sheriff's department after an inmate died in custody last year. year.sled has ruled the oconee county sheriff's office and the detention center were not responsible for the death of ernest smalley, junior.smalley was arrested back in october on a family court bench warrant.he died after four days in custody.the coroner ruled it a natural death.. but smalley's family disputed that.
tells us.. the solicitor's office says the case should be closed. 3 3 covering our counties--we're working to find out if charges will be filed in the death of a haywood county toddler. toddler.according to the sheriff's office.. an autopsy showed the 17 month old died from blunt force trauma. investigators were called to a home in canton early sunday morning.the child was unresponsive and pronounced dead at the scene.deputies say they are still investigating. 3 a man is wanted out of spartanburg county after deputies say he broke into his ex-girlfriend's house.. beat her up, and took their child. child.deputies are looking for michael barton.last month.. the victim says she woke up to find barton attacking her.she says he then took their two year old son and ran outside into 29 degree weather while the baby was not fufuy clothed. the child was later found at a friend's house.anyone with information on michael barton is asked to call the spartanburg county's sheriff's office. 3 3 with the iowa caucuses behind them... the presidential candidates are now turning to new hampshire. hampshire.tonight.. the two remaining democrats-- hillary
wiwi head to "derry" for a town hall event on c-n-n.after winning iowa by a narrow margin..clinton is looking at a much tougher battle in new hampshire.the latest c-n-n poll shows bernie sanders is leading among new hampshire democrats with 57 percent t support.. compared to 34 percent for clinton. 3 and while new hampshire's primary is six days away.. the campaigns are also pushing ahead to south carolina. carolina.today.. former president bill clinton will be in columbia to stump for his wife.he'll go to allen university for a rally tonight at 6:00.before that.. clinton is also scheduled to meet with south carolina's democratic lawmakers. 3 and straight from his win in iowa... republican ted cruz made a stop in greenville tuesday evening. evening.a full house greeted him at the t-d convention center.also on hand was representative jeff duncan.. who is supporting his campaign. cruz reminded the crowd of how important the south carolina primary will be. 3 3 3 south carolina this year is going to ensure that the next
states is a true and proven conservative." conservative."cruz also promised voters that he will repeal every word of obamacare if he's elected.. and will pass a simple flat tax. 3 rick santorum's campaign says they're postponing his tour through south carolina.the republican candidate was supposed to make three stops in the upstate today.but his campaign says weather and other issues have forced them to postpone.there's no word on when those stops will be rescheduled. 3 here's a look at the 11 republicans left in the race. the south carolina primary is february 20th. 20th.and this is the democratic ballot.that vote 3 3 the countdown is on for super bowl fifty..and one of the biggest things to watch will be the quarterback matchup. matchup.the panthers face a very tough opponent with the broncos' peyton manning.but cam newton is also favored to be an mvp.newton gets his share of criticism.. but head coach ron rivera says his contribution to the team is 3 3 a lot of people don't see the
extra film time, the extra meeting time; coming in on tuesday, on his day off, to sit in with the two other quarterbacks to see what they see on tape and talk about the things that they think might work. work.super bowl 50 kicks off sunday night in san francisco. 3 and don't forget.. fox carolina has special coverage of the panthers' journey to the super bowl this weekend. aaron cheslock and shannon sommerville will look back at the team's near-perfect season during "panthers pursuit of the title." you can catch that saturday night at 7:00 on fox carolina. 3 turning to college football.. later today. we could get a glimpse into where some of the young talent will go next season. season.it's national signing day--and clemson **could land the number one recruit in the nation. nation.fox carolina's joe gagnon is live in clemson this morningwith more on where some of the top players could go. 3 the rich may get a lot richer today..after being a few
championship against alabama.. the tigers may be bringing in the number one recruit in the entire nation.. nation..after many experts thought rashan gary was going to michigan..the tides have turned after he made a stop in clemson a few days ago..now clemson is one of two options for the nose tackle.. tackle..3 4 star safety isaiah simmons from kansas tweeted his commitment to clemson last night...and many more big time names are expected to sign their letter of intent..and you can see it live on clemsontigers.com they will be having a live broadcast from right here this morning...
class as well..with more than a dozen verbal commitments that just need a signature... including korey banks, wr, tyrone, ga. (former unc commitment)a stephon taylor, dt, new orleans, la. a randrecous davis, wr, atlantaa jacoby hill, de, atlanta 3 and we will be 3 all around the upstate covering where out local players will commit.signing day make sure to send your pictures to foxcarolinanews at foxcarolina.comor to our foxcarolina news facebook page.. page.. 3 back to you.. 3 3 time for weather and traffic every 10 minutes.
3 heavy rain and t-storms likely until early afternoon, with highs in the 60s. expect gusty wind to accompany the rain. rain clears this afternoon, with overnight lows dropping into the 30s and 40s. partly cloudy, seasonably cool conditions return thursday. 3 3 now let's send it over to the traffic center. 3 3 traffic center.over to the now let's send it over to the traffic center.
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3 you're watching the morning news with lauren elise, ben hill, meteorologist nicole papay, chris scott with pit crew traffic. 3 welcome back to the morning news on fox carolina.we're back with a live look over usc upstate in spartanburg. 3 3 one of two virginia tech students charged in the death of a 13 year old girl is due in court today. today.natalie keepers is facing accessory charges, after authorities say she helped david eisenhauer
body.authorities now say nicole lovell was stabbed to death last wednesday.that's the same day her mother reported her missing.her body was found saturday just over the north carolina state line. a neighbor tells the associated press that nicole talked about sneaking out to see her older boyfriend, whom she met online. 3 health officials in dallas, texas have confirmed a new case of zika virus. virus.local officials say the patient contracted the virus through sexual contact with a person who had been traveling overseas.the zika virus usually spreads through mosquito bites.the world health organization has declared the outbreak a public health emergency. 3 a pennsylvania judge could soon decide whether to dismiss a sexual assault case against bill cosby. cosby.on tuesday.. a former district attorney testified that back in 2005.. he'd promised cosby would not be prosecuted in the case.a judge is now deciding if that agreement still holds up.cosby is accused of drugging and assaulting a former temple university employee back in 2004.a hearing in the case continues today. 3
are cleaning up major damage this morning after tornadoes came through on tuesday. tuesday.this is a look at pickens county, alabama... where officials confirm a large tornado hit.officials say several homes were damaged... along with a federal prison.widespread power outages were also reported... but there were only minor injuries.another tornado was confirmed in mississippi... while thunderstorms left damage in parts of tennessee. 3 time for weather and traffic. traffic. 3 heavy rain and t-storms likely until early afternoon, with highs in the 60s. expect gusty wind to accompany the rain.
with overnight lows dropping into the 30s and 40s. partly cloudy, seasonably cool conditions return thursday with highs in the mid-50s. friday and saturday will be cool and sunny in the low to mid-50s, followed by sun and clouds on sunday. monday into tuesday next week brings colder conditions, with a chance for rain and wintry mix. heavy rain and t-storms likely until early afternoon, with highs in the 60s. expect gusty wind to accompany the rain. rain clears this afternoon, with overnight lows
traffic 3 sponsored by kevin whitaker chevrolet cadillac! 3 3 3 news you need to know..two lawsuits filed by tucker hipps' family have been combined.the wrongful death and survival action lawsuits are against the sig ep fraternity, three former members and clemson university. hipps died in 2014 after falling off a bridge during a fraternity run. 3 we're waiting to find out if remains found off the coast of hawaii belong to a marine from the upstate.sergeant jeffrey sempler and 11 other marines
helicopter crash.the marines could not confirm how many individuals' remains were found. 3 south carolina law makers says more research is needed before passing a bill to repair state roads.a debate on the bill is now scheduled on the senate floor for some time after february 16th.lawamkers say they want input from the d-o-t and the state infrastructure bank. 3 3 it's ______.the super bowl is always prime time for the best commercials of the year.coming up.. we're getting a sneak peek of one that's sure to be very popular this sunday. 3 here's a live look over i-85 in greenville--thee morning news on fox carolina is back in minutes.
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3 welcome back to the morning news on fox carolina.this is a live look over clemson 3 lady gaga will be 3 joining coldplay, beyonce, and bruno mars at the super bowl on sunday.nfl reps announced she will be singing the national anthem.she'll be joined by actress marlee matlin -- who's starred in several t-v shows.lady gaga also announced on tuesday she'll be performing a david bowie special tribute during the grammys on february 15th. 3 companies are starting to give us a sneak peak at what some of this year's popular super bowl commercials might be. be.check out heinz's super bowl ad.in it, a group of wiener dogs are shown running across a field to reach a family of heinz condiments.the spot is part of a new heinz
3 heavy rain and t-storms likely until early afternoon, with highs in the 60s. expect gusty wind to accompany the rain. rain clears this afternoon, with overnight lows dropping into the 30s and 40s. partly cloudy, seasonably cool conditions return thursday. 3 ((weather hit)) 3 let's send it over to the pit crew traffic center.
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indulge in a hot or iced macchiato today. america runs on dunkin'. 3 the morning news starts now. now.the parents of a clemson student who died more than a year ago are still working to get justice.coming up.. we have new information on the lawsuits filed in the death of tucker hipps. hipps. 3 heavy rain and thunderstorms may slow down your commute this morning.i'll tell you when it should all clear out.. coming up. up. 3 national signing day is here. we're live at clemson with a rundown of which star high school players are expected to commit today.
wednesday, february 3.i'm ben hill. hill.and i'm lauren elise .. here with nicole papay and chris scott.thanks for joining us on the morning news. 3 let's take a live look over lake hartwell. 3 heavy rain and t-storms likely until early afternoon, with highs in the 60s. expect gusty wind to accompany the rain. rain clears this afternoon, with overnight lows dropping into the 30s and 40s. partly cloudy, seasonably cool conditions return thursday.
3 happening now--the greenville county sheriff's office is investigating after two women were shot early this morning. this happened on mansion circle in piedmont.. just after 3:00 this morning. deputies tell us the two female victims were taken to the hospital, but are expected to be okay.deputies have not made any arrests.we're told neighbors reported seeing two men getting into a dark, older model acura. acura.if you know anything about this shooting.. call 23-crime. 3 3 two lawsuits filed by the family of tucker hipps have been consolidated meaning they'll be decided - in *one trial. trial.the hipps' family filed a suit for wrongful death and survival action -- each one looking for up to 25-million in damages.those have now been combined.oconee county deputies continue to investigate the death of the 19-year-old clemson student.
hipps was hazed by members of the sigma phi epsilon fraternity.his body was found in lake hartwell back in september of 20-14. 14.you can read the entired combine lawsuit on our website...foxcarolina.com.the trial is expected to last at least two weeks. 3 the u-s marines say they're working to salvage the wreckage from two helicopters that went down last month. month.the u-s marines say they found a very small amount of human remains off hawaii's coast.back on january 14th.. witnesses reported seeing two marine choppers collide in a mid-air fireball. fireball.12 marines were on board.. including woodruff native jeffrey sempler. 3 3 covering our counties---the haywood county sheriff's office needs your help identifying a suspect accused of breaking into a home. home.it happened on hickory hill road....at lake junaluska just after 9 p-m monday. monday.investigators say this man kicked in the door of a home.we're told the man was trying to steal items from the home but the owner scared him causing him to drop the items.
away in this mercury s-u-v with temporary tags.if you know who this is.. call the haywood county sheriff's office. 3 greenville county investigators are asking for your help to track down a credit card fraud suspect. suspect.simpsonville police say the prime suspect is this woman - captured on surveillance video.police say the victim reported his card was used at the walmart on grandview drive last monday. records show more than 100 dollars was charged on the card.if you recognize this suspect - you're asked to contact simpsonville police. 3 3 as the carolina panthers get ready to take on the denver broncos, the big story to watch will be peyton manning versus carolina's defense. defense.luke kuechly and company will have the tough task of stopping one of the all time greats.the 39 year old future hall of famer has already won a super bowl title and countless other awards.but with all of his experience, manning says carolina has one of the best defenses he's seen. the last time peyton faced the panthers was back in 2012 when
3 and remember - we'll have live coverage from san francisco and super bowl 50 the rest of the week.ashley minelli will bring you live reports from out west starting tomorrow. tomorrow.and on saturday at 7:00 be sure to catch the panthers pursuit of the title.. we'll have one on one interviews and everything you need to know about the journey to the super bowl. 3 it's national signing day! and the spotlight is here on the upstate--- as the nations top recruit *may decide to play football at clemson. 3 fox carolina's joe gagnon is live for us this morning with more on national signing day. joe? 3 they expect a big day on the clemson campus with some big recruits including potentially the number one recruit in the nation headed here to tiger
3 and in face a live broadcast will be happening from right here on campus with all of the updates on who will sign their national letter of intent..and we will have every single update online and on our website at foxcarolina.com... including a live stream of coach swinney press conference scheduled at 2:30 this afternoon. afternoon.u-s-c has quite the class as well..with more than a dozen verbal commitments that just need a signature... including korey banks, wr, tyrone, ga. (former unc commitment)a stephon taylor, dt, new orleans, la. a randrecous davis, wr, atlantaa jacoby hill, de, atlanta 3 and we won't be able to make it to every high school this morning..so if you are at a signing fay make sure to send your pictures to foxcarolinanews at foxcarolina
cloudy, seasonably cool conditions return thursday. 3 ((weather hit)) 3 chris is standing by in the traffic center: 3 we're 3 by in the traffic chris is standing chris is standing by in the traffic center: 3 we're watching:three bridges rd @ hwy 153hwy 86 @ i-85e blackstock rd @ sc hwy 296 296 3 here's a live look at the s.c.d.o.t. cam on--
3 you're watching the morning news with lauren elise, ben hill, meteorologist nicole papay, chris scott with pit crew traffic. 3 welcome back to the morning news on fox carolina.you're looking live at the greenville zoo's giraffe cam.autumn's calf is now one day old.the zoo is still taking suggestions for names. 3 3 presidential hopeful donald trump says his decision to skip the republican debate in iowa may have cost him the caucus. caucus.you may remember trump boycotted the fox network debate because of a conflict with moderator megyn kelly. but trump says even though he came in second to ted cruz, he would skip the debate again if
for veterans instead of going to the debate where 6 million dollars was raised. 3 here's a look at the 11 republicans left in the race. their next debate is saturday night in new hampshire. hampshire.the democratic candidates are still battling over their debate schedule. msnbc is planning a debate in new hampshire for tomorrow night... but the sanders campaign says they won't take part unless clinton agrees to have a debate in new york. 3 3 later today -- president obama is scheduled to visit a u-s mosque for the first time while in office. office.he's expected to stop by the islamic society of baltimore which houses a mosque and school.white house staffers say president obama will talk about the need to speak out against bigotry and reject indifference.he became the first sitting president to speak at the israeli embassy last week and talked about growing anti-semitism. 3 the president's affordable care act will stay in place through his final term in office. office.lawmakers in the house failed to overturn a presidential veto tuesday. president obama vetoed a bill that would have taken away key
eliminated federal funding of planned parenthood.republican lawmakers say they're hoping the vote will give them the momentum they need to overturn the 20-10 heath care law in the next congress. 3 top military leaders say they believe women should be required to sign up for the draft. draft.army and marine corps generals addressed senators tuesday on capitol hill.they made the comment when they gave an update on integrating women into combat jobs.they estimated that it would take three years before the integration is complete. generals insist the military will not lower their standards to bring women into combat jobs. 3 3 now to a story you'll see only on fox.an anderson county bus driver is being hailed a hero for saving a boy's life. life.brayden burn's mom says the bus driver saved him from a speeding minivan.she says as the eight-year-old was about to cross the street, the bus driver saw the van and honked her horn to stop brayden.the bus driver says it barely missed him.the boy describes the close encounter. 3 3 "i was getting off the bus, i
front and the car flew past at 72 3 miles an hour!" 3 "it's my job, but it's my job as a transportation specialist, that the child is my number one safety."3 safety."3the superintendent says the bus driver has been working for anderson
county district 1 for about 20 years and will continue to train their bus drivers. 3 time for weather and traffic every 10 minutes. minutes. 3 heavy rain and t-storms likely
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accompany the rain. rain clears this afternoon, with overnight lows dropping into the 30s and 40s. partly cloudy, seasonably cool conditions return thursday with highs in the mid-50s. friday and saturday will be cool and sunny in the low to mid-50s, followed by sun and clouds on sunday. monday into tuesday next week brings colder conditions, with a chance for rain and wintry mix. heavy rain and t-storms likely until early afternoon, with highs in the 60s. expect
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dropping into the 30s and 40s. partly cloudy, seasonably cool conditions return thursday with highs in the mid-50s. friday and saturday will be cool and sunny in the low to mid-50s, followed by sun and clouds on sunday. monday into tuesday next week brings colder conditions, with a
3 we're watching: hudson rd @ devenger rde. butler rd @ i- 385white horse rd @ i-185 southern connector connector 3 here's a live look at the s.c.d.o.t. cam on--pit crew traffic 3 sponsored by kevin whitaker chevrolet cadillac! 3 3 3 news you need to know.. greenville county deputies are looking for an **older-dark- acura** that may be connected to a shooting that sent two women to the hospital early this morning.the shooting happened on mansion circle in piedmont just after three oclock..the women are expected to be ok. 3 severe weather is leaving its mark as it moves across several states.tornadoes were reported in both alabama and missisppi tuesday.people in
up after thunderstorms caused damage. 3 democrats hillary clinton and bernie sanders are getting ready for a town hall event in new hampshire tonight.the latest c-n-n poll shows sanders having a large lead there after clinton won the iowa caucus.new hampshire's primary is coming up on tuesday. 3 time for birthday shout-outs, sponsored by urban nirvana... -dana from williamston.-sherry from piedmont.-johnny from spartanburg. spartanburg.if you'd like us to mention a birthday on the air, send the name, date, and hometown to *birthdays at fox carolina dot com.*and let us know if you'd like to see it in either the 7 or 8 o'clock hour. 3 we'll be right back, but first -- yesterday's winning lottery numbers. numbers. 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 you're watching the morning
3 easley police and fire are teaming up to to keep senior citizens safe by offering weekly welfare checks. checks.the new community outreach program allows anyone age 65 and older to participate.emergency workers will get a phone call once a week to check in and make sure you're okay.for more information on how to register for the program...head to foxcarolina.com. 3 workers at an upstate animal shelter say they need your help. help.p.a.w.s animal shelter in anderson says they are running low on canned cat food.they say you're welcome to donate money... or bring cat food right to the shelter.it's located in the 13-hundred block of highway 29 south.the shelter also has a wish list on amazon that you can click on... and buy items for the animals.
chris is in the 3 chris is in the traffic center: 3 we're watching: hudson rd @ devenger rde. butler rd @ i- 385white horse rd @ i-185 southern connector connector 3 here's a live look at the s.c.d.o.t. cam on-- 3 3 3 it's ______.national signing day is here.coming up..joe gagnon will run down which high school stars could commit
3 be sure to stay with fox carolina all morning long. we're bringing you the days top stories until nine o'clock. throughout our four hours of news you can catch live reports from the field, plus weather and traffic updates every 10 minutes. minutes. the son of a polish immigrant who grew up in a brooklyn tenement. he went to public schools, then college, where the work of his life began -- fighting injustice and inequality, speaking truth to power. he moved to vermont, won election and praise as one of america's best mayors. in congress, he stood up for working families and for principle, opposing the iraq war, supporting veterans. now he's taking on wall street and a corrupt political system funded by over two and a half million contributions, tackling climate change to create clean-energy jobs, fighting for living wages, equal pay, and tuition-free public colleges. people are sick and tired of establishment politics, and they want real change! [ cheers and applause ]