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public safety found no policy violations, and an independnet investigation by sled found a lack of sufficient evidence to support any criminal charges against the officers. sgt. ballentine returned to duty on continues to recover from his injuries. we are now learning the man charged with murder in lexington, called 9-1-1 and said he shot his wife's lover. that's according to an arrest warrant. greg leon is now in jail and is facing multiple charges, including murder. lexington police say leon shot and killed a man at a park and ride location off highway 378 last night. leon turned himself in last night around midnight. the warrant for the attempted murder charge says the victim and leon's wife were in the back seat of a truck when the shots were fired but she was not injured. leon is a local restaurant owner who had been linked to the federal indictment against former
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leon avoided prison time in that case, however he received one year probation. he is currently in jail awaiting a bond hearing. it's been a cold and dreary day as we take a live look over downtown columbia through the wis skycam. meteorologist ben tanner is in the first alert weather center with the latest. the air is fairly dry and needs to moisten up for us to have any action with this system from a winter perspective, look for light amounts of freezing rain and/or drizzle with up to a
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midlands to a touch more in the advisory area through the afternoon. this becomes a rain event by evening into the overnight as a warm front passes through, look for showers and scattered thunderstorms ahead of the cold front tomorrow morning, then 70 stay with wis for the latest weather updates by downloading the wis weather app. it's free-- just search wis in your app store. the latest on decision 2016 coverage. this is a live look out in camden where ted cruz is currently speaking. the event started at around three this afternoon on broad
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camden was just cruz's second stop of the day. cruz started his day at a rally with glenn beck at usc aiken this morning. cruz will end his day in florence where he'll hold a rally at the southeastern institute of manufacturing and technology. that's at six p-m. one of the big names heading to the campaign trial in the palmetto state today is former president george w. bush-- in support of his brother. the elder bush will appear at a jeb bush rally at the north charleston appear at a jeb bush rally at the north charleston convention commander-in-chief. "if the point is is he a popular republican? you bet he is. based on my record and based on my record and based on how he knows me. and that will be an incredible so, i'm looking forward to the event. we should have a great crowd. and he'll help my campaign a lot." jeb bush is hoping to gain more momentum after a fourth place finish in new hampshire.
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are all over south carolina today as the republican primary gets closer. donald trump was in the lowcountry earlier today before he heads to the upstate tonight. he spoke at a luncheon in mt. pleasant, he then held an event in charleston. trump attacked some of the other republican candidates going so far to call ted cruz "unstable." he even made took aim at jeb bush using his older brother. "his brother's coming in and it's nice. frankly, i think he should have used his family a long time ago. i think he would have done better. i told him, i said 'why don't you use the last name? you'll do better, believe me.' it's better than a hyphen -- it's better than exclamation points. " trump's rally in greenville is tonight at 7. marco rubio is holding three separate town halls with congressman trey gowdy. the first was this morning in rock hill. he also held one at francis marion university in florence. and his last stop is here in the midlands in gilbert tonight at harmon's tree farm at
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ben carson is also making stops around the state today. supporters can hear from him in lancaster county and spartanburg. what action the president and the senate should take following scalia's death are sure to be one of the major discussion topics during two cnn town hall events this week. cnn will host the back- to-back republican events right here in south carolina. ben carson, ted cruz and marco rubio will be in greenville wednesday night. on thursday, donald trump, jeb bush and john kasich will be in columbia. both events will be at eight p-m. anderson cooper will moderate both events. over at usc- the nation's top journalists will gather for a presidential primary panel tomorrow. nbc's craig melvin will be among the media members at the event. dean charles bierbauer of usc's college of information and communications will be the moderator. the event is free and open to the public and will be tomorrow night at 7:30.
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the williams-brice building at greene and pickens streets. for the latest on decision 2016, head to wis tv dot com. there you'll find complete coverage. today, people across the country are honoring scalia. flags across the country, including washington dc, are flying at half-staff. scalia's death has started a fierce election-year battle over whether president barack obama should appoint a successor. scott mclean has more. :12-:20 :20-:22 1:20-1:28 1:29-1:56 as condolences come in, battle lines also being drawn over justice antonin scalia's replacement. senate majority leader mitch mcconnell quickly making clear he wants the "next" president to choose the new justice, with republican presidential candidates following suit during saturday's debate. presidential candidate it's called delay, delay, delay. presidential candidate i do not believe the president should appoint someone. in california, president obama acknowledging scalia's death and promising to nominate a replacement soon. i plan to fulfill my constitutional
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due time. and there will be plenty of time for me to do so and for the senate to fulfill its responsibility to give that person a fair hearing and a timely vote. getting a nominee confirmed in this election year will be difficult, with senator mcconnell and his democratic counterpart, senator harry reid already at odds. mcconnell in a statement saying, "the american people? should have a voice in the selection of their next supreme court justice." senate has a responsibility to fill vacancies as soon as possible." senate, the democrats will need a handful of republicans to break ranks, including some facing year. their line of attack. new york i think first the american people don't like this obstructionism. when you go right off the bat and say i don't care who he nominates i am going to oppose him, that's not going to
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the senate is in recess right now. the president has vowed to wait until it's back in session before choosing a nominee. now if republicans were able to delay this process until president obama leaves office, it would be a record. on average, it takes just 69 days to confirm a nominee. there have been some long delays before but nothing like the 11 months that some republicans want to wait now. reporting from washington, d.c., i'm scott mclean. a kershaw county man will be in bond court this week after deputies say he shot and killed a suspected thief. 49-year-old jimmy methe has been charged with voluntary manslaughter for the shooting death of a 17-year-old. early saturday morning deputies were called to methe's home in camden. methe reportedly told deputies he caught the teen and another person stealing from his truck. he says he shot one of them as they tried to run away. 17-year-old brandon spencer of camden was killed. he was a sophomore at camden high school. the other person involved has not been identified. richland one school officials want your input as they build the district's general fund budget for
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leaders are holding a meeting tonight at six at e-e taylor elementary school. they'll hold more sessions in the coming weeks. messy winter weather continues up and down the east coast. after rain and record shattering cold over the weekend, the rough weather isn't over yet. we're waiting for if you're doing everything right but find it harder and harder to get by, you're not alone. while our people work longer hours for lower wages, almost all new income goes to the top 1%. my plan -- make wall street banks and the ultrarich pay their fair share of taxes, provide living wages for working people, ensure equal pay for women. i'm bernie sanders. i approve this message because together, we can make a political revolution and create an economy and democracy that works for all
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manufacturing facility on old clemson road this morning. columbia fire chief aubrey jenkins says it started around 6:30 at the firing range. jenkins says they are still investigating what caused some lead-based dust to catch fire. plant operators tell us - the fire caused around 100-thousand dollars in damage. there were no reports of injuries. firefighters in elgin are also
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caused a fire that destroyed a home overnight. multiple agencies responded to the scene on wildwood lane just after 3:30 this morning to find that home up in flames. right now there's no word of any injuries. still no word on a cause. from record- shattering cold over the weekend to a deluge of rain... the east coast continues to deal with messy winter weather. and the midwest is about to get some rough weather. andrew spencer has details. mayor bill de blasio new york city --reporter pkg-as follows-- "over the last couple of days, some of the coldest temperatures we've seen in new york city in another front will be coming from the midwest through to the eastern seaboard. more than 85-million people are expected to endure snow and freezing rain into tuesday. "it's still bitterly cold outside, we want people to continue to take precautions." the washington metro areas are not taking the warnings lightly -- virginia department of transportation crews spent valentine's day weekend spreading sand and salt on roadways throughout northern virginia.
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washington d-c is already feeling the effects of the front. monday morning they saw near-whiteout conditions. a little further north, boston had "sea smoke" forming over the water. the fog is created when especially cold air moves over warmer waters. and in the midwest, chunks of ice have formed along the banks of lake michigan's belmont harbor in chicago. but not everyone is heeding official warnings... "what are you doing out in the snow on a bicycle going the wrong way on 52?" "well, you're not allowed to ride the bike down that way, and i'm hungry i'm andrew spencer reporting. time now for an update on your weather. for that we turn to meteorologist ben tanner. the air is fairly dry and needs to moisten up for us for that we turn to meteorologist ben tanner.
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to moisten up for us to have any action with this through the central midlands to
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perspective, look for light
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drizzle with up to a trace through the central midlands to a touch more in the scattered showers. temperatures will rise to the lower 50s by late this evening into the overnight as a warm then clearing skies by late the air is fairly dry and needs to moisten up for us to have any this becomes a rain event by afternoon with scattered showers. temperatures will rise to the thunderstorms ahead of the cold highs in the upper 60s to near 70 people along one city of columbia street are now the air is fairly dry and needs afternoon. this becomes a rain event by into the overnight as a warm 70 people along one city of
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the air is fairly dry and needs to moisten up for us drizzle with up to a trace through the central the air is fairly dry and needs and/or drizzle with up to a this becomes a rain event by highs in the upper 60s to near the air is fairly dry and needs to moisten up for us to have any trace through the central afternoon with scattered front passes through, look for aftereron.
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people along one city of columbia street are now under a boil water advisory. city of columbia water customers on manse street between water street and colonial drive need to boil their water for at least a minute before drinking it or cooking with it. the city is fixing an 8- inch water main break. 151 years ago today, what was left of the confederate army in south carolina made a last stand to protect columbia from general sherman's union army. they did it at the battle of congaree creek. the grounds are now part of the cayce riverwalk trail maintained by cayce and scana. you can see the earthworks built for soldiers to hide behind when the union troops moved toward columbia. they're some of the best- preserved earthworks from the civil war era in the country. douglas patterson: "these earthworks have been here for 150 years and one of our gentlemen that works with us who was part of the national park service tells us these are some of the best- preserved in the united states." douglas patterson is one of several volunteers giving tours at the site tonight.
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significance of the site, and more about the tours on wistv-dot-com. still to come on the news at four... more on hoops action as the u-s-c men look to bounce back. plus a final check of your weather. over the weekend, chileans went
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in the tradition of a famed tomato festival in spain, some 100 tons of tomatoes were used by the participants to lob at each other. local tomato growers supplied the dregs of their harvest... just to get some publicity for their crop. combatants emerged covered in tomato juice and mush. the event was started by a local man and some friends, but the municipal authorities have since taken charge of the tomato war. the usc women's basketball team is back in action tonight against an sec rival. the gamecocks are playing in their fifth straight game against a nationally ranked opponent tonight at tennessee. usc is still undefeated in sec play this season. gametime is 7 o'clock on espn 2. meanwhile -- the usc men are looking to bounce back from a tough loss saturday to kentucky. carolina plays at missouri tomorrow and then returns home saturday
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the gamecocks are are now 21 and 4 overall. while some people in the palmetto state got a taste of some wintry weather this morning our neighbors to the north did not luck out. parts of north carolina were blanketed with snow early this morning snow fell overnight in northwestern parts of the state. in mount airy the snowfall made for icy roads that led to school closures. several minor accidents were reported, but no serious injuries. that area has already seen two inches of snow this morning and forecasters say another inch or two before the storm moves out. let's get an update on your weather with ben. the air is fairly dry and needs to moisten up for us to have any action with this through the central midlands to a touch more in the advisory
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temperatures will rise to the lower 50s by late this evening into the overnight as a morning, then clearing skies by late afternoon. much warmer by late week with highs in the upper 60s to near 70 at's all for now. we'll see you again at 5. download the news 10 app for
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even when it wasn't popular. sanders: i'm bernie sanders, and i approve this message. >> hey, everybody. i'm so glad you've joined us because today we're helping to raise money for an amazing charity--shriners hospitals for chililen-- and i can't think of a more deserving group. so let's play "who wants to be a millionaire." [cheers and applause] [dramatic music] welcome to "millionaire." i am chris harrison, and all this week, we're raising money for shriners hospitals for children. since 1922, shriners hospitals has been sending its love to the rescue to children
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spinal cord injuries, burns, and other specialized medical needs, and they do it all regardless of the family's ability to pay. so here's the deal. whenever a contestant reaches that $50,000 threshold, we are gonna give $10,000 to shriners hospitals for children. [cheers and applause] and even better than that, on friday, a very special guest will be stopping by and donating every penny of their winnings to this amazing organization. how's that sound? [cheers and applause] all right, then let's get started. our first contestant got here today in a car that is two decades old. that is not right. i don't think i need to tell you what he's gonna do with the money. from greenwich village, new york, please welcome chuck burgess. [cheers and applause] hey, chuck. how's it going, buddy? >> nice to meet you. very good. [applause] >> you got a 20-year-old car. lili it too. it falls apart. just this morning driving over here, my friend closed the door

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