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i'm shannon mulaire5am. we're following breaking news overnight on the west coast... two people are reported dead and three others injured after a shooting last night at a seattle homeless camp. police say they have reason to believe the camp was targeted. police have been actively searching for suspects overnight. we'll have more on this breaking story ahead on sunrise at 5am. also -- police in oregon have remained on the scene of a federal wildlife refuge overnight where several protesters were arrested and another was killed. shots were reportedly fired when fbi and oregon state police converged on the malheur national wildlife refuge. authorities say brothers ammon and ryan bundy who led the weeks-long occupation were arrested. 3 others were also taken into custody. one person was killed. we'll have more on this developing story at 5am as
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let's get your early morning started with a look at your forecast. tim miller is in the first alert storm center with your wake up weather. a cold front will move through the area during the day, ahead of the front look for cloudy skies with scattered showers during the day. rain n ance 50%. highs will max out right about where they are this morning in the lower 50s. tonight, a few scattered showers, colder, low in the middle to upper 30s. thursday, partly to mostly cloudy, a few scattered showers, highs near 50 clearing and warmer by friday g-o-p frontrunner donald trump is once again bringing his campaign to the
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he's holding a rally tonight at harmon tree farm in gilbert. it's free and open to the public....but you do have to register online beforehand. it begins tonight at 7...with doors opening at 5. with just days before the iowa caucuses, trump and his closest challenger, ted cruz back. --reporter pkg-as follows-- ted cruz's final pitch framed as dire warning, sounding the alarm among conservatives. presidential candidate "if donald wins iowa, he right now has a substantial lead in new hampshire, if he went on to win new hampshire as well, there is a very good chance he could be unstoppable and be our nominee."
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the underdogog in a private meeting with evangelical pastors, making his final pitch not about himself.....but about how he is the best chance to stop donald trump. presidential candidate "so even if you're thinking about another candidate, the simple reality is there's only one campaign that can beat trump in this state." that stark characterization of the race underscores the pressure and urgency of the moment cruz is feeling in iowa. presidential candidate "we've said no state is a must win for us. we are all-in in iowa. we're all-in in new hampshire. states." cruz's campaign coming out with a new t-v ad today, trying to label trump as a phooy conservative... presidential candidate "i lived in new york city, in
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views are a little bit different partial birth abortion?" presidential candidate "no. look, i am pro- choice in every but nationally, trump holding his biggest lead of the race yet. a new cnn/orc poll showing no one within 20 points. this comes as donald trump goes presidential candidate "my new battle is with a gentleman named ted cruz, because you gotta speak the truth. you've got to speak the truth. the canadian, the man from canada." unloading on cruz at every opportunity. presidential candidate "ted cruz lies. he's a liar. that's why nobody likes him. that's why his senate people wont endorse him. he stands on the senate floor and can't make a deal. he looks like a jerk." trump also renewing his feud with fox news' megyn kelly, just two days before she's set to moderate the next republican debate. presidential candidate "megyn kelly's really biased against me. she i know that. everybody knows that. do you really think she can be fair at a debate?" for the democratic
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between the two frontrunners is tightening. hillary clinton is maintaining her double digit lead over bernie sanders among women in a new nbc news/survey monkey poll. meanwhile, young voters seem to be supporting sanders over clinton. experts say another factor in play could be martin o'malley, who is polling on average around 5 percent. "if he takes a very strong stance in support of one over the other it is possible that given the closeness of the race between those two that that five percent if most of them go in one direction that could have an impact on the caucus next week." in a town hall monday-- clinton continued to talk about her experience and how a clinton presidency would be a continuation of the obama legacy. sanders defined what he calls democratic socialism--which he says is creating a government that works for everyone not just a handful of people on the top. columbia mayor steve benjamin is calling for a new and improved city in the new year. last night, benjamin set a positive tone after a year
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of the city address. and he called for some innovative ways to recover after last year's flood. chad mills was there and has the story. "it's because of you, i can stand here tonight and without hesitation or qualification declare that the state of our city is strong. it is strong." in his annual state of the city address, mayor steve benjamin had high praise for the first responders who worked tirelessly after october's historic, deadly flood -- a disaster he compared to the burning of columbia a century-and-a-half ago by general william tecumseh sherman. "over 11 trillion gallons of water fall from the sky." the mayor called for rebuilding but in an innovative and imaginative way: repaired bridges and roads that are friendly to bikes and pedestrians, a natural buffer along gills creek that'll prevent future catasthrophic flooding, and abandoned homes
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then, he revealed recovery measures already in the works. "i'm proud to announce that we're launching this week the small business disaster relief fund, providing critical assistance to small businesses struggling to recover from the october flood not covered by fema or private insurance." the mayor told the listeners the bull street development, columbia common, is on-time and on-budget and the new minor league team is still set for its inaugural game on ruling that found the city was improperly transfering money from its water and sewer fund to other departments. "we've cut over $3.4 million in transfers from our water and sewer fund and invested over $420 million in maintenance and improvement to our water and sewer infrastructure." he revoiced his goal of making the city shelther a no-kill one. and he made the call for more officers and honored the department for adopting body cameras. "this message gave some real signals of hope." but councilman ed mcdowell says pondering
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the flood relief still keeps him up at night. "as the poem goes, 'the woods are long, dark, and deep. we've got promises to keep. miles to go before we sleep.'" chad mills reporting. the city is still waiting to find out how much money the federal government will dish out to help with flood recovery. benjamin said he's also working on a youth literacy program that would put books in 100 barbershops across the city. he also made the call, again, to tear down gonzales gardens. additional flood grants by fema will mean some south carolinians originally denied help following october's floods will receive about 10 million dollars in aid. a fema spokesman says the funding comes from the agency's individuals and households program for people in presidentially-declared disaster areas. eligibility is based on damages that fema has verified. fema says as of monday it has approved 84 million dollars in grants for flood victims. a bill making its way through
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citizens' rights to film or photograph police without the threat of arrest. the measure proposed by senator gerald malloy was approved yesterday by the senate judiciary committee. the bill is in response to the shooting death of walter scott by a north charleston police officer which was caught on camera by a bystander. although in most cases people have the right to film police in public, malloy says his proposal protects bystanders from arrest or intimidation if they're filming from a public place. a new jersey man has been identified as one of the men who tried to hold up a columbia barber shop before being killed by his would-be victims. the richland county coroner says 35-year-old adeyemi hannibal died after he was shot at the "next up barber and beauty" last friday. surveillance video from the store captured the whole thing when police say two of the victims got out their own guns and shot at the bbers. the coroner says hannibal later died at the hospital. police say one other man, who has not been identified, is still on the run. they're asking anyone with information to call 1-888-crime-sc.
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another step to improve its relationship with cuba. the treasury department announced yesterday it is doing away with more of its trade restrictions. starting today, it will get rid of financing restrictions on most exports. the u.s. will also allow more cuban commodities to be exported. and while americans still can only travel to cuba under 12 specific guidelines, they will now be allowed to do more while in the country. coming up..the gamecock mens basketball team gets back to its winning ways. they received a big night from michael carrera against mississippi state. rick henry has this and more in his wednesday sports wrap. break 1
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of the season. carrera posts a double-double as the gamecocks take down the
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bulldogs for their 18th win of the season. south carolina home for two games this week after playing three of their last four on the road. first half...pj dozier with the steal....he gets it to carrera for the dunk....usc up by five. dozier makes another play here..scores the layup...draws the foul...three point play gives carolina a nine point lead.... and the lead will be nine at the break as carrera beats the buzzer for two....43-34 gamecocks.
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barking....i.j. ready with a three pointer...the lead is two...55-53...just under ten minutes left. carrera....responds...th e block on one end....he finishes with three blocks and 15 rebounds.....on the other end he drills a three pointer....60 to 53 gamecocks...... check out this fake by carrera...he fools a pair of bulldogs and scores.....carrera finishes with a career high 34 points..... the gamecocks win it 84 to 74....they improve to 18 and two overall...five and
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in the s-e-c. i'm ecstatic for michael..cause he works so hard and he cares about our team and this look for cloudy skies with scattered showers during the day. rain chance 50%. highs will max out right about where they are this morning in the lower 50s. tonight, a few scattered showers, colder, low in the middle to upper 30s. thursday, partly to mostly cloudy, a few scattered showers, highs near 50 clearing and warmer by friday
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the stress of the unknown while a loved one is undergoing surgery can be nerve-wracking. but a new software system aims
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lines of communication and put minds at ease. christine mclarty has more. "like anxiety, you get nervous" joseph lokayl's is waiting for his father to get out of surgery "it's like a procedure, they got to in and clean him out" englewood community hospital's patient family advocate, nikki kiehl, says waiting for your loved one to get out from under the knife can be an emotional roller coaster "anxious, stressful and ssetimes possibly angry" so to help open the lines of communication assistant chief nursing officer,
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says they've implemented a new software called surgitrak. "if you're across the country you're waiting for that phone call to hear what's going on. so at least with this technology they can be notified and feel a little more assured of what's going on and not as anxious." "through the surgery process surgitrak sends 4 updated messages to the screen in the waiting room at the hospital and right to the family members phone" "every step the patient takes the or staff logs in a time, the family will be updated every time they go to pre-op, when they go into the or, when they go to recovery and then when they're ready to be discharged." operating room nurse, tammy berch, uses the new system daily "so i'm going to go in and put
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with me and it's going to display on the board that she's in here in holding with me." surgitrak was developed in 2015 and is already being used in 165 healthcare workers in flint, michigan are conducting hundreds of checks on children who may have been exposed to lead in the city's water system. the testing is being done for free and is offered to children 6 and under. lead poisoning can be crippling to mental development in young children. since a state of emergency was declared in flint three weeks ago, thousands of bottles of water and water filters have been delivered to people there. still to come this morning on sunrise...volunteers are gearing up to help the homeless in the midlands. find out what's being done to ensure no one is left behind. break 3
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talk about a real life local officials have declared a state of emergency and are urging these residents to leave but a few of them are defying very latest on this developing story coming up on today. a cold front will move through the area during the day, ahead of the front look for cloudy skies with scattered showers during the order to help them get the funding and support they need. it's an important mission for kershaw county's united way. and a challenge. wis's allie spillyards reports. "wednesday night you might spot crews of volunteers checking abandoned buildings, parks, below bridges... anywhere that homeless people tend to gather."
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people, but they're too proud to let people know they're homeless." getting a physical head count of a community's homeless has its challenges, which is why this year -- kershaw county's taking a different approach for this year's hud point in time count. "we don't really find too many people out and about when we try to go out at night, so we're basically trying to stick to finding people in the daytime." to make sure they don't miss people, the united way's partnering with food for the soul, shelters and churches -- because the more accurate the count, the more appropriate the funding. "we need more affordable housing here, so the information is used for a lot of good purposes.... to get more services and housing." last year -- the count totaled kershaw county's homeless population right around 60...with 53 hundred statewide...but the united way believes its just a snapshot of what the community's facing... and they don't expect it to change this year. "organizers are also passing out fliers like this around 10 -- inviting people to a free dinner at
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hoping it can boost the homeless totals." in kershaw county, allie spillyards, wis news 10. a richland two school counselor is headed to washington d.c. to represent the palmetto state at the white house. leroy york loves his job of interacting with students as the director of counseling at kelly mill middle school in blythewood. that's why coworker nominated him as south carolina's middle school counselor of the year. thursday he'll join top counselors from the other 49 states, meet the president and first lady and celebrate at a black tie gala. "when i first started out in education 17 years ago, one of my aspirations was to be a school counselor. started off as a teacher and then went to counseling, so to actually get to the point where i'm acknowledged as a state
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career of my choice, that's really big for me." to see york and the others be recognized, you can watch the white house stream live on wis tv dot com at 11 on thursday morning. the time is now 4:-- thanks for starting your day
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we'll have the latest on the investigation ahead. donald trump makes a return visit to the palmetto state today ahead of the iowa caucuses. but -- where he won't be, is the fox news debate stage.
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showdown before iowa won't be in his best interest. plus... showers expected today. i'll have the latest in your first alert forecast. it's wednesday, january 27th. and news 10 sunrise starts right now. good morning. thanks for waking up with sunrise. i'm mary king. i'm len kiese. it's five o'clock on this wednesday, january 27th. let's get right to that breaking news overnight on that shooting in seattle. caroline patrickis is in the wis alert center with the latest. mary & len, two people are now dead and three others injured in a shooting at a seattle homeless camp known as the "jungle." it happened around 7pm last night, officers responded to a shots fired call. one victim was pronounced dead on the scene, four others were taken to a hospital where a second victim later died. it's believed that the people shot were targeted. seattle police say they are looking for two suspects in
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believe there is no threat to the larger homeless population. the identity of those killed in the shooting has not yet been released. we will continue following this story. also developing overnight... police in oregon have remained on the scene of a federal wildlife refuge where several protesters were arrested and another was killed. authorities say brothers ammon and ryan bundy who led the weeks-long occupation at the malheur national wildlife refuge were arrested. 3 others were also taken into custody. one person was killed. all suspects face federal conspiracy charges. im miller's got your first alert forecast this morning... scattered showers are in the forecast wednesday as a front slowly moves into the state and highs in the mid 50s. showers will diminish thursday with partly to mostly cloudy skies...highs near 50 degrees. friday through sunday will be gorgeous behind the front with highs in the 60s and
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for 3 years now -- drivers traveling along parts of interstate 26 have encountered construction as scdot works to widen and repave the roadway. it extends from i-77 toward orangeburg and was set to be complete a couple of months ago. our michal higdon is live along interstate 26 this morning with an update on the construction project -- michal? the good news -- scdot says despite delays, the
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interstate 26 is moving along, and isisxpected to be completed by late spring. the project was originally set to be done in september, but additional repairs, and october's devastating flooding, cause some delays. i spoke with the scdot engineer heading this project. allen thompson says there were 400-thousand dollars worth of drainage repairs that had to be done but overall the project remains on-budget. continued rain we've seen since october's historic flood -- has also caused problems. crews are not able to lay asphalt when it's wet because it will not set properly. scdot says construction crews have been trying to catch up on work they weren't able to do for months. "since the flood we've been placing asphalt, we have been working on the barrier wall, finishing up other elements of the project. like i said the project is approximately 90
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asphalt." thompson says unless we see more bad weather -- the project should be on schedule for completion in the late spring. ahead in our next half hour -- i'll have more on the remaining construction for the project. live from lexington county, michal higdon, wis news 10. the 2016 presidential campaign trail continues to heat up ahead of the iowa caucuses next week. republican frontrtrner donald trump will make a campaign stop here in the midlands today. he's hosting a rally at the harmon tree farm in gilbert. the rally will begin at 7. doors are expected to open at 5. wis will be there and will bring you the latest. trump says he's skipping tomorrow's republican debate... just days before the iowa caucuses. meanwhile, ted cruz is challenging him to a one-on-one. on the democratic side, bernie sanders heads to the white house today. tracie potts has all the latest
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fresh off two key endorsements - donald trump now says he's skipping thursday's debate because he thinks the fox moderator is unfair: presidential candidate "fox news, right wonderful wonderful place, fox news, its wonderful . wonderful." fox calls trump's "terrorizations" of anchor megyn kelly "near unprecendented." ted cruz - who seemed to have a lock on iowa - is challenging trump to a one-on-one. presidential candidate "i want you to think how you would react if youu were interviewing someone for a job and they said you know what, i'm not willing to show up to the interview." "by skipping the debate, trump's being a rebel - a renegade. it's the year of the outsider so he may be okay, but some iowans may wonder, why are you quitting?" the democrats are also fighting for an iowa win. hillary clinton's touting years of experience in a new ad: super burned in presidential candidate "i've been on the front lines of change and progress since i was your age." bernie sanders tells voters turnout will make the difference: presidential candidate "if we have a large voter turnout... we will win, and
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he's meeting privately with president obama at the white house today. tracie potts, nbc news, washington. a reminder this morning -- if you're planning to vote in next month's democratic primary in south carolina, today is the last day to register to vote. you can register on the south carolina election commission website at sc votes dot org. the deadline to register to vote in the republican primary has already passed. usc is hoping to help students and alumni find work through a job fair today. the career fest and the science, engineering and technology fairs are being held at the columbia metropolitan convention center. if you want to attend, you're asked to bring multiple copies of your resume. the events are being held from noon to four p-m. visit s-c dot edu slash career for a list of employers attending the event and the positions available. leaders from south carolola state are asking the state to "write off" millions of dollars to help the school polish up its finances. university officials told the house ways and means commitee yesterday they need 128 million dollars. in 2014, the blue ribbon
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loaned sc state the money. officials want the state to forgive the debt so the university will be in good standing with southern association colleges and schools. board members say they will next discuss searching for a new school president. and tim miller's getting your day started with your first alert forecast. scattered showers are in the forecast wednesday as a front slowly moves into the state and highs in the mid 50s. showers will diminish thursday with partly to mostly cloudy skies...highs near 50 degrees. friday through sunday will be gorgeous behind the front with highs in the 60s and lower 70s. coming up on news 10 sunrise... while the mounds of snow have stopped falling, the cleanup efforts continue in the
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is the northeast and mid- atlantic states. how one of the worst hit areas in d-c is trying to bounce back from last week's snowstorm. the man who died in a shootout with law enforcement in columbia may have
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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
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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 ] bernie sanders -- husband, father, grandfather, an honest leader building a movement with you to give us a future to believe in.
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may have killed himself. 42-year-old damon james was wanted for murder in texas. he was accused of shooting and killing his girlfriend in october 2014. a joint task force tried to serve an arrest warrant on him at the byron road apartments. james shot at deputies, while they shot back and he was wounded. he made it back to his car and then police heard one gunshot. the richland county coroner says it appears the wound that killed him was self-inflicted. the man killed while trying to hold up a columbia barber shop has been identified. the richland county coroner says 35-year-old adeyemi hannibal died after he was shot at the "next up barber and beauty" last friday. police say two of the victims got out their own guns and shot at the robbers. the coroner says hannibal died at the hospital. police say one other man, who has not been identified, is still on the run. they're asking anyone with information to call 1-888-crime-sc. additional flood grants by fema will mean some
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denied help after october's floods will receive about 10 million dollars in aid. the funding reportedly comes from the agency's individuals and households program for people in presidentially- declared disaster areas. eligibility is based on damages that fema has verified. fema says it has approved 84 million dollars in grants for flood victims. just days after a massive snowstorm dumped nearly two feet of snow on the nation's capital, workers are still clearing snow- covered streets. officials say one snow- melting machine arrived from indiana to help with the street-clearing efforts, and they're expecting a second. d-c metro system is back up and running. city leaders say it could take days for life in the region to return to normal. many major streets havavbeen plowed, but some d-c residents say their neighborhoods have yet to see a snow plow. scattered showers are in the forecast wednesday as a front slowly moves into the state and highs in the mid 50s.
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with partly to mostly cloudy skies...highs near degrees. friday through sunday will be gorgeous behind the front with highs in the 60s and lower 70s. the gamecock men's basketball team got back on track last night -- thanks to a
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carrerer carrera posted a double-double as the gamecocks took down the mississippi state bulldogs for their 18th win of the season. carrera had 34 points and 15 rebounds and helped usc pull away late in the last night's game was the first of two this week for the men. they'll return to action this saturday at colonial life arena to play alabama. the number two ranked gamecock women meanwhile will play their next game tomorrow. they're hosting ole miss at 7 o'clock.
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perfect 19-and-oh record. the a-c-c has released it's 2016 football schedules -- and for the fourth time in five years clemson will open and close the year against teams from the southeastern conference. here's a look at some key dates for the tigers. the season opener is september third at auburn. they'll host south carolina state september 17th. the acc opener is september 22nd at georgia tech. then -- the big a-c-c showdown with florida state on october 29th, in tallahassee this year. and the tigers will host the bragging rights battle with the gamecocks on november 26th. coming up on news 10 sunrise... new developments being released this morning on an amtrak train derailment in philadelphia last may that killed eight people. what investigators are expected to release regarding the cause of the
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i'm judi gatson with a wis military salute. wis is proud to salute the military service of lorie fanning. fanning retired as a major in the united states army. during her 16 years on duty, she served in operation just cause, operation desert storm and operation iraqi freedom. she was nominated by marvell mendenhall, whose been her best friend since 9th grade. she says lorie is a hero because even after having two heart attacks and 2 strokes while serving in the united states army she continued to serve and protect our country. so, many times we forget about our soldiers and all they have to endure while serving. the least we can do is to salute them and tell them "thank you for your service."
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talk about a real life cliffhanger. residents here in california left teetering on the edge by the effects of el nio. local officials have declared a state of emergency and are urging these residents to leave but a few of them are defying that order. i'm gabe gutierrez in pacifica, california and we'll have the very latest on this developing story coming up on today. investigators are releasing a new theory on what may have caused a deadly railroad crash in philadelphia last may. they say the amtrak engineer was distracted by radio chatter from other train operators. the ntsb is expected to release new details in february.
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brandon bostian was using his cellphone at the time. the crash killed eight people and injured more than 200 others. the flint, michigan water crisis continues to be a nightmare for residents and state officials. healthcare workers have conducted hundreds of checks on children for lead exposure. the testing is being done for free and offered to children six years of age or younger. lead poisoning can be crippling to the mental development of young children. since the state of emergency was declared in flint three weeks new york state leaders will determine whether or not they'll temporarily turn the raging waters of niagara falls into just a trickle. officials will discuss plans to replace the 115- year-old bridges linking the mainland to islands near the brink of the falls. replacing the bridges will mean reducing the flow on the american side of the falls, and redirecting the niagara river to the canadian side. the senate judiciary committee will hold a hearing on the heroin and prescription drug abuse epidemic that has taken hold in
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around the country. the centers for disease control and prevention reported earlier this month that the rate of deaths from drug overdose involving opioid pain relievers and heroin increased 200 percent between 2000 and 2014. lawmakers are hoping talks will lead to action from congress. abe vigoda, a star of both the small and silver screen, has died at the age of 94. vigoda's claims to fame include playing both a cop and a criminal. he tried to take over the corleone mob family in "the godfather." vigoda then moved to the other side of the law, with a comic turn on "barney miller," which ran from 1975 to 1982. vigoda passed away on tuesday at his daughter's home in new scattered showers are in the forecast wednesday as a front slowly moves into the state and highs in the mid 50s. showers will diminish thursday with partly to mostly cloudyy
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friday through sunday will be gorgeous behind the front with highs in the 60s and lower 70s. coming up on sunrise at 5:30... waffle house wants to "smother and cover" you and your loved one next month. what the restaurant chain has planned to help you butter up your special someone for valentine's day. the time is now 5:--.
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hour, in just a few minutes. thanks for starting your day with news 10 sunrise. good morning. thanks for waking up with
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he was rated a+ by the nra. not for his promises, but for defending the second amendment... he's a man of deep faith, who fought time and again for the right to life. he laid out a plan to destroy isis months before paris. he'll strengthen our border and use conservative principles to put washington's broken fiscal house back in order. jeb bush. he's the conservative you can trust, to fight for our beliefs. right to rise usa is responsible
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i'm len kiese. i'm mary king. it's 5:30, on this wednesday, january 27th. breaking overnight... two people have been shot and killed and three others injured at a seattle it happened around seven p-m pacific time. one victim was pronounced dead on the scene, four others were taken to a hospital where a second victim later died. it's believed that the people shot were targeted. seattle police say they're looking for two suspects in connection with the shooting. plus... republican presidentialal frontrunner donald trump is making a stop in the midlands today. he's also making headlines by his announcement that he's not attending tomorrow night's republican presidential debate on fox news. trump is hosting a rally at the harmon tree farm in gilbert at 7 tonight. we'll have more later this morning at 6. and tim miller's keeping an eye on possible showers in your first alert forecast.
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showers are in the forecast wednesday as a front slowly moves into the statatand highs in the mid 50s. showers will diminish thursday with partly to mostly cloudy skies...highs near 50 degrees. friday through sunday will be gorgeous behind the front with highs in the 60s and lower 70s.
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scdot crews have been hard at work trying to finish the i-26 widening and resurfacing project between i-77 and orangeburg. our michal higdon is live near the construction this morning with the latest. this project has been ongoing for three years now, and scdot officials say the end is in sight. it was originally scheduled to be complete in november, but the continued rain we've seen since october caused some delays. crews are not able to lay asphalt when it's wet because it will not set properly. they've also been working on a barrier wall and finishing up
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officials say the project at this point is about 90 percent complete. crews are just waiting on the weather to get warmer to finish the last bit of paving. i'll have further details on that in about 10 minutes. live in lexington county, michal higdon, wis news 10. columbia mayor steve benjamin is calling for a new and improved city in the new year. last night, benjamin set a positive tone after a year of hardships in his annual state of the city address. the mayor called for rebuilding after the flood in innovative ways. he says the bull street development is on-time and on-budget and the new minor league team is still set for its inaugural game on april 14th. he also voiced support of fiscal responsibility and addressed a state supreme court ruling that found the city was improperly transfering money from its water and sewer fund to other departments. "we've cut over $3.4 million in transfers from our water and sewer fund and invested over $420 million in maintenance and improvement to our water and sewer infrastructure."
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the city shelter a no-kill one. and he made the call for more officers and honored the columbia police department for adopting body cameras. today we'll see the jerseys that will be worn by columbia's new minor league team. officials from the columbia fireflies will present the team's jerseys and announce the 2016 coaching staff. they will also announce the winners of the 'name the team' contest. the event is happening today at 4 at the south carolina state museum. it's free and open to the public. a 2nd "guilty" verdict has been delivered for two men arrested on federal gambling charges. jack parker and doug taylor will soon be sentenced after being convicted for a second time yesterday. their first convictions in 2013 were overturned. thee case came to light following the investigation into the 2012 murder of tammy parker and bryan capnerhurst. parker's son brett was convicted on two counts of murder and sentenced to life in prison. prosecutors said brett, jack, tammie, bryan and several others all had involvement in sports
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a richland county woman has been arrested for reportedly abusing a 91- year-old woman in her care. miriam reese turned herself in to investigators yesterday. richland county deputies say reese neglected and abused the 91-year-old who was unable to care for herself inside her own home. surveillance video inside the victim's home caught the abuse. deputies say the victim relied on reese due to physical health conditions. reese has been taken to alvin s. glenn detention center. a bill making its way through the state house is aiming to specify rights to film or photograph police without the threat of arrest. the measure was approved by the senate judiciary committee. the bill is in response to the shooting death of walter scott by a north charleston policeman which was caught on camera by a bystander. although in most cases people have the right to film police in public, the proposal protects bystanders from arrest or intimidation if they're filming from a public place. volunteers across the nation and in every county in south carolina will spend
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the annual 'point in time count' for the department of housing and urban development allows counties to get funding to help kershaw county volunteers from the united way will check parks and abandoned buildings. mary magdalene church in camden will offer a free dinner for anyone with housing issues tomorrow night at 5 p.m. the details are under the big red 10 on wis tv dot com. in the wis alert center this morning... an indianapolis school district has canceled classes today -- after a beloved elementary school principal was killed when she pushed students out of the way of an on-coming school bus. the accident happpped yesterday afternoon outside of amy beverland elementary school. investigators say a school bus lunged forward, and jumped a curb near the school. principal susan jordan was able to push students out of the way before she was hit and killed. two children were injured in the crash, and are still recovering in the hospital. the bus driver says she's not sure what caused the bus to accelerate. susan jordan was the school's
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a richland two school counselor is headed to washington d.c. to represent the palmetto state at the white house. leroy york is the director of counseling at kelly mill middle school in blythewood. a coworker nominated york as south carolina's middle school counselor of the year. tomorrow, he'll join top counselors from the other 49 states, meet the president and first lady and celebrate at a black tie gala. to see york and others be recognized, you can watch the white house stream live on wis tv dot com at 11 a.m. coming up on news 10 sunrise...a south carolina toddler is making headlines across the country this morning. why her precious nighttime prayers have gone viral...and how they even surprised her parents.
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it's being called one of the worst cases of road rage ever caught on camera. this dashcam video was recorded earlier this month in british columbia, canada. it shows a work truck aggressively chasing a small car on the trans canada highway, east of vancouver. at one point, the car is chased into the h-o-v lane, where there's a fuel truck. canadian police are investigating the case and
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speaking of roads...pennsylvanians have been trying to tackle their own roads and dig themselves out of the more than two feet of snow that was left behind by a winter storm over the weekend. the state was hit with more than 30 inches of snow this past weekend as the massive winter storm traveled through the east coast. roads are still icy, making travel hard for many....and leading many big trucks to get stuck in the mess. officials say it could take up to a week for all of the snow to clear out. scattered showers are in the forecast wednesday as a front slowly moves into the state and highs in the mid 50s. showers will diminish thursday with partly to mostly cloudy skies...highs near 50 degrees. friday through susuay will be if you're still coming up with ideas to "woo" your loved one this valentine's
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to help. the chain has been host the now. complete with white tablecloths, candles, rose petals and a special menu for two, the
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taking reservations for the night of love. waffle house locations in five points, lexington, manning and west columbia are participating. someone stole from a texas toddler with autisum...and the theft was all caught on camera. take a look as what appears to be a young girl hops out of a car...runs to a yard, grabs a toy car and then runs back to the car. the car takes off before the front door is even shut. mom claudia ortega says this happened on sunday shortly after she and her three kids on gone inside after playing. she says the car belongs to her three-year-old son santiago who has autism...and it was his favorite. she's hoping whoever stole it
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feel bad and bring the car back. a south carolina toddler's nighttime prayers are being shared around the world this morning. they were caught on camera through a baby monitor...take a listen. they were caught on camera through a baby monitor...take a " ....my daddy....and my mommy.....amen!" sutton whitt's parents say they put her to sleep sunday without asking her to say
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prayers. they were in a rush because they were watching the nfc championship game. so they were shocked when they heard sutton praying on her own through the baby monitor. for two minutes you can hear her praying for her parents, grandmotheheand even santa claus. she finishes of course with a big amen. coming up on news 10 sunrise... helping those in flint, michigan who have lending a helping hand to those in flint, michigan who have limited access to clean water residents have safe water to drink.
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scdot has been widening and repaving east and west lanes of interstate 26 from i-77 to orangeburg. our michal higdon is live near the construction this morning with an update on when the project will officially be complete -- michal? i spoke with the scdot engineer heading this project, allen thompson, who says the project at this point is 90 percent complete.e.
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to plan -- you should see the project completely finished in april or may of this year. a majority of the construction is taking place at night on the road itself and there is still work to do on the shoulder in both directions. once shoulder-work is done, thompson says all lanes will be open to use. crews are widening i-26 from 4-lanes to 6-lanes from i-77 toward charleston for about 10 miles, and then from there to orangeburg the road will be resurfaced. right now, if you're traveling on i-26 west bound, crews have o oned up all three of those lanes to use. more than 60-thousand cars drive on this stretch of road every day -- a reason scdot decided, three years ago, to widen and resurface. "we've been working hard on this project for three years and we're looking forward to it being complete. we're looking forward to giving it to the public so they can have all the lanes and utilize all of the
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and we can't wait to have all the lanes open so the public can use it." at this point, crews are just waiting on the weather to get warmer so they can lay the final layers of asphalt. if the weather cooperates, thompson says the project should be complete in april or may. we'll be sure to keep you updated on any changes. live in lexington county, michal higdon, wis news 10. new in the alert center this morning... secretary of state john kerry and chinese foreign minister have agreed this morning on the need for significant security resolutions targeting north korea after its nuclear test earlier this month. he's in beijing now wrapping up an eight-day, around-the-world diplomatic mission today. during the meeting kerry said north korea's nuclear issue and the concerns on china's activities in the south china sea were priority topics for discussion. china is north korea's main link to the outside world. u.s officials say beijing isn't doing enough to
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tests and return to disarmament talks. if you plan on taking a weekend getaway this year, you're not alone. a recent enterprise survey says more than eight in 10 people plan to take at least one weekend getaway this year. that's increases to nine out of 10 for those who are married or have children under the age of 18. many won't be traveling far from home, either. nearly 80 percent of those surveyed say a top benefit of a weekend getaway is that they can explore places closer to home. more than six million bottles of water are being sent to students hit by the flint, michigan water crisis. the bottles have been donated by walmart, coke, pepsi and nestle. 10 thousand students will be provided with clean water throughout 2016. flint's tap water has been contaminated with toxic levels of lead, and state and federal officials have struggled to provide clean water for flint's residents. wondering what america's favorite comfort food is? it's pizza. that's according to a study conducted by the
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largest running surveys measuring public opinion in the u-s. just over 22-hundred adults in the u-s were surveyed in december, and 15 percent listed pizza as their favorite comfort food. turns out that's nearly double that of any other food choice. chocolate and ice cream tied for second. happy birthday to everyone celebrating today!! send your birthday club pictures to: birthdayboard@wistv.com and specify the date in subject line. you can also mail photos to:
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on its zika virus travel alert. the u-s virgin islands and the dominican republic are now on the list of countries and territories were zika virus transmission is present. symptoms of the virus include fever, rash, joint pain and red eyes. the virus has been linked to a rare birth defect causing babies to be born with unusually small heads. the u-s has taken another step to improve its relationship with cuba. the treasury department announced it is doing away with more of its restrictions on cuba. starting today, it will get rid of financial restrictions on most exports. the u-s will also allow more cuban commodities to be exported. and while americans still can only travel to cuba under 12 specific guidelines, they will now be allowed to do more while in the country. the founder of hot yoga has been ordered to pay six point four million dollars after a jury found him guilty of
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bikram choudhury was ordered to pay damages to his former lawyer, who says he sexually harassed her. she also claims choudhury fired her after she investigated a rape claim against him. at least six other women have filed sexual harassment claims against choudhury in recent years, which he has denied. scattered showers are in the forecast wednesday as a front slowly moves into the state and highs in the mid 50s. showers will diminish thursday with partly to mostly cloudy skies...highs near 50 degrees. friday through sunday will be gorgeous behind the front with highs in the 60s and lower 70s. the time is now . thanks for starting your day
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we'll have the latest on the investigation. and -- donald trump makes a return visit to the palmetto state today ahead of the iowa caucuses. but -- he'll be noticeably absent from the debate stage later this week. why he says staying away, is in his best interest. plus... showers expected today. i'll have the latest in your first alert forecast. it's s dnesday, january 27th. and news 10 sunrise starts right now. good morning. thanks for waking up with sunrise. i'm mary king. i'm len kiese. it's 6 o'clock. we are following breaking news overnight out of seattle -- where police say two people were killed and three others injured by gunfire at a homeless camp.
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that may be connected with the incident. seattle's mayor spoke about the shooting late tuesday night saying the circumstances aren't entirely clear, but it's shining light on what he calls a crisis in his city. mayor ed murray/seattle "this is a tragedy. it involves homeless people and the causes of homelessness are complex. there is no simple answer. and this is not the time to go back into our individual camps and start firing at eaea other. this is a time for us to actually, once again, together to try and solve this crisis in this city." officials believe the shooting may have been targeted, but offered no further details. we will continue to follow this story throughout the morning. time now for a check of your forecast. here's tim miller. a cold front will move through the area during the day, ahead of the front look for cloudy skies with scattered showers during the day. rain chance 50%. highs will max out right about where they are
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tonight, a few scattered showers, colder, low in the middle to upper 30s. thursday, partly to mostly cloudy, a few scattered showers, highs near 50 clearing and warmer by friday
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right now in the alert center... the scene remains active in burns, oregon this morning after a protestor was shot and killed tuesday during the arrest of protest leader ammon bundy. here's brand new video from police still remain on the scene near the malheur national wildlife refuge. investigators say lavoy finicum and ryan bundy refused to surrender during a traffic stop. shots were fired, but police say it's unclear who fired first. finicum, a rancher from arizona was killed. at least 8 people are now in custody including the bundy brothers who led recent anti-government protests. investigators plan to hold a news conference regarding the shooting later this mroning.
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for 3 years now -- drivers traveling along parts of interstate 26 have encountered construction as scdot works to widen and repave the roadway. it extends from i-77 toward orangeburg and was set to be complete a couple of months ago. our michal higdon is live along interstate 26 this morning with an update on the construction project -- michal? the good news -- scdot says despite delays, the widening and repaving project on interstate 26 is moving along, and is expected to be completed by late spring. the project was originally set to be done in september, but additional repairs, and october's devastating flooding, cause some delays. i spoke with the scdot engineer heading this project. allen thompson says there were 400-thousand engineer heading this project. allen thompson says there were 400-thousand dollars worth of drainage repairs that had to be done but overall the project remains on-budget. continued rain we've seen since october's historic flood -- has also caused problems. crews are not able to lay asphalt when it's wet because it will not set
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scdot says construction crews have been trying to catch up on work they weren't able to do for months. "since the flood we've been placing asphalt, we have been working on the barrier wall, finishing up other elements of the project. like i said the project is complete. primarily all the remains is the asphalt." thompson says unless we see more bad weather -- the project should be on schedule for completion in the late spring. ahead in our next half hour -- i'll have more on the remaining construction for the project. live from lexington county, michal higdon, wis news 10. the 2016 presidential campaign trail continues to heat up ahead of the iowa caucuses next week. republican frontrunner donald iowa caucuses next week. republican frontrunner donald trump will make a campaign stop here in the midlands today.
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harmon tree farm in gilbert. the rally will begin at 7. doors are expected to open at 5. but the big news this week for donald trump -- he say's he's skipping tomorrows republican debate because he feels there will be a bias against him. fox news is hosting the debate -- and trump's concern is whether the moderator would be fair. trump took some heat for comments he made about megyn kelly the last time fox hosted the republicans. fox has called trump's "terrorizations" of anchor megyn kelly "near unprecendented." ted cruz, who is the closed candidate to trump in the polls, said trump is scared, but offered an alternative. "we are effectively tied in the state of iowa. if he's unwilling to stand on the debate stage with the other candidates, then i would like to invite donald right now to engage in a one-on-one debate with me anytime between now and the iowa caucuses." there's been no comment so far on cruz's invitation. the prime time debate starts at 9 o'clock
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usc is hoping to help students and alumni find work through a job fair today. the career fest and the science, engineering and technology fairs are being held at the columbia metropolitan convention center. if you want to attend, you're asked to bring multiple copies of your resume. the events are being held from noon to four p-m. visit s-c dot edu slash career leaders from south carolina state are asking the state to "write off" millions of dollars to help the school polish up its finances. university officials told the house ways and means commitee they need 128 million dollars. in 2014, the blue ribbon advisory committee loaned sc state the money. officials want the state to forgive the debt so the university will be in good standing with southern association colleges and schools. board members say they will next discuss searching for a new school president. additional flood graras by fema will mean some south carolinians originally denied help after october's floods will receive about 10 million dollars in aid. the funding reportedly comes from the agency's individuals
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people in presidentially- declared disaster areas. eligibility is based on damages that fema has verified. fema says it has approved 84 million dollars in grants for flood victims. time now for a check of your forecast -- here's tim miller. a cold front will move through the area during the day, ahead of the front look for cloudy skies with scattered showers during the day. rain chance 50%. highs will max out right about where they are this morning in the lower 50s. tonight, a few scattered showers, colder, low in the middle to upper 30s. thursday, partly to mostly cloudy, a few scattered showers, highs near 50 clearing and warmer by friday
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and it was a big night for one of usc's seniors. a recap of the game coming up on sunrise richland county deputies hope surveillance video from a recent store hold- up
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of a suspect. deputies say on january 11th, the man you see here man walked into the family
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pretending to make a purchase. when the clerk opened the register, the suspect reached over the counter and stole the money. he then left the store on foot. he was wearing a black shirt and blue jeans with a black hat at the time. if you have any information or know who he i i call crimemeoppers at 1-888-crime-sc. richland county investigators are looking into the possibility the man who died in a shootout with law enforcement monday -- may have killed himself. 42-year-old damon james was wanted for murder in texas. he was accused of shooting and killing his girlfriend in october 2014. a joint task force tried to serve an arrest warrant on him at the byron road apartments. james shot at deputies, while they shot back and he was wounded. he made it back to his car and then police heard one gunshot. the richland county coroner says it appears the wound that killed him was self-inflicted. the man killed while trying to hold up a columbia barber shop has been identified. the richland county coroner says 35-year-old adeyemi hannibal died after he was shot at the "next up barber and beauty" last friday. police say two of the victims
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guns and shot at the robbers. the coroner says hannibal died at the hospital. police say one other man, who has not been identified, is still on the run. they're asking anyone with information to call 1-888-crime-sc. right now in the wis alert center... intense video of a fire at a home that exploded in ohio leaving one person dead. take a look. you can see the home completely engulfed in flames. we're told the explosion happened around 9 last night in newcomerstown, ohio. officers just confirmed this morning a man believed to be the homeowner was found dead inside. the newcomerstown school district has canceled classes for schools near the explosion site today. after a more than 3 year investigation, the cleveland police department has fired six officers involved in a 137-shot barrage of gunfire that killed two unarmed people after a high speed chase. the incident happened back in november of 2012, when a total of 13 officers say they mistook a
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car for gunfire. one officer, michael brelo, was already acquitted of manslaughter charges in connection to the case this past may, and was among the six fired tuesday. six more have been suspended for varying roles in the incident. officials say the investigation took so long to complete in part because of the difficulty of retracing each and every shot back to the officer who fired it. investigators are releasing a new theory on what may have caused a deadly railroad crash in philadelphia last may. they say the amtrak engineer was distracted by radio chatter from other train operators, and brandon bostian was using his cellphone at the time. the crash killed eight people and injured more than 200 others. the ntsb is expected to release an in depth report in february. abe vigoda, a star of both the small and silver screen, has died at the age of 94. vigoda's claims to fame include playing both a cop and a criminal. he tried to take over the corleone mob family in "the godfather." vigoda then moved to the other side of the law, with
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which ran from 1975 to 1982. vigoda passed away on tuesday at his daughter's home in new jersey. his death is said to have been caused by old age. =no toss= a cold front will move through the area during the day, ahead of the front look for cloudy skies with scattered showers during the day. rain chance 50%. highs will max out right about where they are this morning in the lower 50s. tonight, a few scattered showers, colder, low in the middle to upper 30s. thursday, partly to mostly cloudy, a few scattered showers, highs near 50 clearing and warmer by friday tim miller's keeping an eye on your morning drive with your
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the gamecock men's basketball team got back on track last night -- thanks to a career
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carrera. as the gamecocks took down the bulldogs for their 18th win of the season. carrera had 34 points and 15 rebounds and helped usc pull away late in the second half. the gamecocks win 84 to 74, improving to 18 and 2 overall, 5-and-2 in the s-e-c. last night's game was the first of two this week for the men. they'll return to action this saturday at colonial life arena to play alabama. the number two ranked gamecock women meanwhile will play their the women are still undefeated, with a perfect 19-and-oh record. the a-c-c has released it's 2016 football schedules -- and for the fourth time in five years clemson will open and close the year against teams from the southeastern
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here's a look at some key dates for the tigers. the season opener is september third at auburn. they'll host south carolina state september 17th. the acc opener is seseember 22nd at georgia tech. then -- the big a-c-c showdown with florida state on october 29th, in tallahassee this year. and the tigers will host the bragging rights battle with the gamecocks on november 26th. up next on sunrise -- a look at your wednesday headlines. thanks for starting your day with news 10. gabe gutierrez talk about a real life residents here in california
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look for cloudy skies with scattered showers during the day. rain chance 50%. highs will max out right about where they are this morning in the lower 50s. tonight, a few scattered showers, colder, low in n e clearing and warmer by friday the senate judiciary committee will hold a hearing today on the heroin and prescription drug epidemic that has taken hold in many communities around the country. the c-d-c reported earlier this month that the rate of deaths from drug overdose involving opioid pain relievers and heroin increased 200 percent between 2000 and 2014. lawmakers are hoping talks will lead to action
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estate heir robert durst says his client plans to plead guilty to a weapons charge in louisiana -- which will allow him to return to los angeles to face a murder charge. he'll enter that plea next week. durst was arrested in louisiana last march after l-a police charged him with murdering his long- time friend, susan berman back in 2000. at the time, berman was set to speak to investigators about the 19-82 disappearance of durst's first wife. new york state leaders will determine today whether or not they'll temporariri slow the raging waters of niagara falls to do some maintenance near the popular tourist site. officials will discuss plans to replace the 115- year-old bridges linking the mainland to islands near the brink of the falls. replacing the bridges will mean reducing the flow on the american side of the falls, and redirecting the niagara river to the canadian side. democratic presidential candidate bernie sanders is expected to meet privately with president obama at the white house today. the white house has confirmed the meeting will be informal with no specific
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it comes just days after president obama praised sanders' main democratic rival, hillary clinton, in an interview with politico. the president has not yet endorsed a potential successor. a reminder this morning -- if you're planning to vote in next month's democratic primary in south carolina, today is the last day to register to vote. you can register on the south carolina election commission website at sc votes dot org. the deadline to register to vote in the republican primary has already passed. the carolina panthers are super bowl champs! well -- not just yet. but a piece of history, could be predicting the future. that story coming up at 6:30 on sunrise. good morning. thanks for waking up with i'm len kiese.
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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,
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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 ] bernie sanders -- husband, father, grandfather, an honest leader building a movement with you to give us a future to believe in.
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it's 6:30. breaking overnight... two people have been shot and killed and three others injured at a seattle homeless camp. it happened late tuesday night. one victim was pronounced dead on the scene, four others were taken to a hospital where a
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looking for two suspects in connection with the shooting. plus... republican presidential frontrunner donald trump is making a stop in the midlands today. he's also making headlines by his announcement that he's not attending tomorrow night's republican presidential debate on fox news. and tim miller's keeping an eye onyour first alert forecast. a cold front will move through the area during the day, ahead of the front look for cloudy skies with scattered showers during the day. rain chance 50%. highs will max out right about where they y e this morning in the lower 50s. tonight, a few scattered showers, colder, low in the middle to upper 30s. thursday, partly to mostly cloudy, a few scattered showers, highs near 50 clearing and warmer by friday
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scdot crews have been hard at work trying to finish the i-26 widening and resurfacing project between i-77 and orangeburg. our michal higdon is live near the construction this morning with the latest. this project has been ongoing for three years
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end is in sight. it was originally scheduled to be complete in november, but the continued rain we've seen since october caused some delays. crews are not able to lay asphalt when it's wet because it will not set properly. they've also been working on a barrier wall and finishing up other elements on the road. officials say the project at this point is about 90 percent complete. crews are just waiting on the weather to get warmer to finish the last bit of paving. i'll have further details on that in about 10 minutes. live in lexington county, michal 10. columbia mayor steve benjamin is calling for a new and improved city in the new year. last night, benjamin set a positive tone after a year of hardships in his annual state of the city address. the mayor called for rebuilding in innovative ways. he says the bull street and on-budget and the new minor league team is still set for its inaugural game
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he also voiced support of fiscal responsibility and addressed a state supreme court ruling that found the city was improperly transfering money from its water and sewer fund to other departments. "we've cut over $3.4 million in transfers from our water and sewer fund and invested over $420 million in maintenance and improvement to our water and sewer infrastructure." he revoiced his goal of making the city shelter a no-kill one. and he made the call for more officers and honored the columbia police department for adopting body cameras. a 2nd "guilty" verdict has been delivered for two men arrested on federal gambling charges. jack parker and doug taylor will soon be sentenced after being convicted for a second time yesterday. their first convictions in 2013 were overturned. the case came to light following the investigation into the 2012 murder of tammy parker and bryan capnerhurst. parker's son brett was convicted on two counts of murder and sentenced to life in prison. prosecutors said brett, jack,
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all had involvement in sports betting businesses. in the alert center this morning... the nfl says it's conducting a comprehensive review of allegations that broncos quarterback peyton manning had human growth hohoone delivered to his home. the league spokesman says the inquiry, which began weeks ago, involves reviews of records, and interviews. al jazeera reported last month that an intern at an indianapolis anti-aging clinic was secretly recorded suggesting that manning's wife received deliveries of hgh, which is banned by the league. officials say the review is not expected to be complete before denver plays the carolina panthers in the super bowl on february 7th. a bill making its way through the state house is aiming to specify rights to film or photograph police without the threat of arrest. the measure was approved by the senate judiciary committee. the bill is in response to the shooting death of walter scott by a north charleston policeman which was caught on camera by a bystander.
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have the right to film police in public, the proposal protects bystanders from arrest or intimidation if they're filming from a public place. senators are also hoping to cut down the length of the legislative session. a bill to shorten session by one month was unanimously approved by the senate judiciary committee today. instead of adjourning in june, the proposal calls for session to end in may. estimates. governor nikki haley is seeking to sue the u.s. department of energy for the agency's failure to meet a jan. 1 nuclear fuel deadline. in a letter obtained tuesday by the associated press, haley told state attorney general alan wilson to proceed with legal action against the agency. that suit looks to collect a $1 million daily fine. up next on sunrise -- look out! the power of mother nature on full display as a giant wave knocks over an suv.
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its zika virus travel alert.
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dominican republic are now on the list of countries and territories were zika virus transmission is present. symptoms of the virus include fever, rash, joint pain and red eyes. the virus has been linked to a rare birth defect causing babies to be born with unusually small heads. toyota held on to its title of top-selling automaker in 20-15. the japanese automaker sold over ten million cars last year even as it has been caught up in a massive recall over possibly faulty airbags. toyota had to recall millions of vehicles due to fears that the airbags it installed might explode. volkswagen briefly passed toyota in global sales last year. but that was before an emissions scandal damaged the german giant's reputation. take a look at this -- torrential rains caused major waves on chile's pacific coast tuesday. and this video shows the moment one massive wave crashed over the seas wall and knocked a vehicle right on it's side. people standing near by rushed to help the person get out of the vehicle.
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restaurants and homes in that area were flooded during the storms. hopefully -- there is nothing in tim miller's forecast that will knock your socks off this morning! how the weather looking tim? a cold front will move through the area during the day, ahead of the front look for cloudy skies with scattered showers during the day. rain chance 50%. highs will max out right about where they are this morning in the lower 50s. tonight, a few scattered showers, colder, low in the middle to upper 30s. thursday, partly to mostly cloudy, a few scattered showers, highs near 50 clearing and warmer by friday panthers fans - rejoice. the carolina panthers have won super bowl 50. at least they did in a video
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this video was posted to youtube by released by tecmobowl.org. the video game mirrors the tecmo bowl video game that was popular in arcades and nintendo in the late 1980s. the nintendo version was the first console game to feature real nfl players. in this game -- the panthers beat the broncos 17 to 7, thanks to some big performances from quarterback cam newton and running back jonathan stewart.
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breaking right now in the wis alert center... firefighters are battling a mazzive fire in new orleans right now. this is a live look at the scene in new orleans. firefighters say the 6 alarm fire is in the 1000 block of orleans. you can see firefighters are still there at this time. this is what that fire first looked like when crews arrived on the scene. the new orleans fire dept. chief says there was one person in the building whenen the fire started but confirms no injuries. the fire is still not under control. new this morning... the f-b-i has arrested a
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they say planned to commit a mass shooting. agents carried out a month-long investigation into samy mohamemed hamzeh. the fbi says it was tipped off after someone reported that hamzeh planned to travel to israel and kill soldiers and citizens in the west bank, but he reportedly changed plans and decided to carry out the attack on american soil. during his arrest monday police reported finding a machine gun and a silencer in his home. this morning an indianapolis community is grieving the loss of a beloved elementray school principal who died while pushing children out the way of an on-coming school bus. parents are calling principal susan jordan a hero. the accident happened yesterday afternoon outside of amy beverland elementary school when a school bus lunged forward, and jumped a curb near the school. two children were injured in the crash, and are still recovering in the hospital. the bus driver says she's not sure what caused the bus to
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just days after a massive snowstorm dumped two to three feet of snow on the nation's capital, workers are still clearing snow- covered streets. officials say one snow- melting machine arrived from indiana to help with the street-clearing efforts, and they're expecting a second. d-c metro system is back up and running. city leaders say it could take days for life in the region to return to normal. many major streets have been plowed, but some d-c residents say their neighborhoods have yet to see a snow plow. a cold front will move through the area during the day, ahead of the front look for cloudy skies with scattered showers during the day. rain chance 50%. highs will max out right about where they are this morning in the lower 50s. tonight, a few scattered showers, colder, low in the middle to upper 30s.
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scdot has been widening and repaving east and west lanes of interstate 26 from i-77 to orangeburg. our michal higdon is live near the construction this morning with an update on when the project will officially be complete -- michal? i spoke with the scdot engineer heading this project, allen thompson, who says the project at this point is 90 percent complete. and if everything goes according to plan -- you should see the project completely finished in april or may of this year. a majority of the construction is taking place at night on the road itself and there is still work to do on the shoulder in both directions. once shoulder-work is done, thompson says all lanes will be open to use. crews are widening i-26 from 4-lanes to 6-lanes from i-77 toward charleston for about 10 miles, and then from there to orangeburg the road will be resurfaced. right now, if you're traveling on i-26 west bound, crews have opened up all three of those lanes to use. more than 60-thousand cars drive
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of road every day -- a reason scdot decided, three years ago, to widen and resurface. "we've been working hard on this project for three years and we're looking forward to it being complete. we're looking forward to giving it to the public so they can have all the lanes and utilize all of the lanes. we're aware of that every day and we can't wait to have all the lanes open so the public can use it." at this point, crews are just waiting on the weather to get warmer so they can lay the final layers of asphalt. if the weather cooperates, thompson says the project should be complete in april or may. we'll be sure to keep you updated on any changes. live in lexington county, michal higdon, wis news 10. the time is now . coming up, we'll have one final check of your traffic and weather. plus the headlines of the day. thanks for starting your day
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talk about a real life cliffhanger. residents here in california left teetering on the edge by the effects of el nio. local officials have declared a state of emergency and are urging these residents to leave but a few of them are defying that order. i'm gabe gutierrez in pacifica, california and we'll have the very latest on this developing story coming
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police in seattle say two people were killed and three others injured by gunfire at a homeless camp. gunfire at a homeless camp. it happened around 7pm last night when officers responded to a shots fired call. police are searching for two people that may be connected with the incident. the identity of those killed in the shooting has not yet been released. the scene in burns, oregon is still active after a protestor was shot and killed during the arrest of anti-government protest leader ammon bundy. investigators say lavoy finicum, a rancher from arizona, was killed. at least 8 people are now in custody including brothers ryan and ammon bundy. a news conference will be held later this morning. police in mount pleasant need the public's help finding a missing 16- year-old girl. megan crosby was last seen monday wearing an orange hoodie, jeans, white
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sock monkey slippers. police say she may be with her boyfriend and his friend they're said to be traveling in a silver toyota camry with south carolina license plate l-x-s-6-8-7. republican presidential frontrunner donald trump is making a stop in the midlands today. trump is hosting a rally at the harmon tree farm in is making a stop in the midlands today. trump is hosting a rally at the harmon tree farm in gilbert at 7 tonight. trump is also making headlines this morning by his announcement that he's not attending tomorrow night's debate on fox news. a new walmart neighborhood market is set to open for business in columbia this morning. it's located on 3603 broad river road. there's also a fuel station and pharmacy at this location. the new walmart is expected to create about 105 new jobs in the midlands. the grand opening event is in just about a half an hour at 7:30.
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school choice week... state superintendent of education molly spearman is expected to address the school choice rally today. spearman will be at the township auditorium on taylor street. the rally is set to begin at noon. usc is hoping to help students and alumni find work through a job fair today. the career fest and the science, engineering and technology fairs are being held at the columbia metropolitan convention center from noon to 4. you're asked to bring your resume. visit s-c dot edu slash career for a list of employers attending and the positions available. today we'll see the jerseys that will be worn by columbia's new minor league baseball team. officials from the columbia fireflies will present the team's jerseys and announce the 2016 coaching staff. they will also announce the winners of the 'name the team' contest. the event is today at 4 at the south carolina state museum. it's free and open to the public. a cold front will move through the area during the day, ahead of the front look
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scattered showers during the day. rain chance 50%. highs will max out right about where they are this morning in the lower 50s. tonight, a few scattered showers, colder, low in the middle to upper 30s. thursday, partly to mostly cloudy, a few scattered showers, highs near 50 clearing and warmer by friday thanks for starting your day with news 10 sunrise. have a great day! a cold front will move through the area during the day, ahead of the front look for cloudy skies with scattered showers during the
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