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the state wednesday with severe thunderstorms likely. clearing skies and cooler temperatures the rest of the week behind the front. a very dynamic weather system will move through the region wednesday and deliver the risk of severe thunderstorms from wednesday morning through mid-afternoon across the region. the biggest threat will be straight-line winds with isolated tornadoes. once the system moves out by wednesday evening, skies clear and we'll see sunny cooler conditions the rest of the week. tonight, at least two people are dead and dozens more are hurt after
strong thunderstorms rocked louisiana this evening. emergency management officials suspect a tornado touched down and blew through a densely populated area of about 180 mobile homes. this is just west of new orleans. management personnel and 32 ambulances responded to the scene. we're awaiting the first results in the nevada caucuses as the remaining five republicans battle it out. but the republican national it's concerned about reports of double voting, long lines, and not enough
location. an rnc spokesman says the party plans to compare the number of paper ballots cast to the sign-in sheet to determine whether any double voting actually occurred. entrance polls appear to show donald trump on his way to a third victory after winning in new hampshire and in south carolina. we'll have results once those numbers start to come in...and we'll bring them to you in the morning on wis news 10 sunrise. the two democratic candidates made their pitches to south carolina voters to in a townhall- style forum tonight. both talked substance -- and answered some more personal questions too. our chad mills joins us with the highlights. and all of this happened at the u-s-c school of law here in downtown columbia. both talked about decreasing gun violence, making college more affordable, and a number of other topics too. first up... senator bernie sanders, who was
about president barack obama's effort to close guantanamo bay detention camp. "we look like hypocrites and fools to the entire world. what we have done is locked up people in a way that is causing all kinds of repercussions around the world. people say 'oh, you're a democratic society...' we have locked people up in an island and i think that has hurt us all over the world. obviously if people are terrorists, they need to be confined and we need to make sure that they stay in jail until whatever happens. but i think the president is right. i think we should shut down guantanamo. i think in the long run, it will help us significantly." he was also asked about why he can't seem to catch fire with african- american voters. "we started with no support. our support has grown and it has grown in the african american community and what i believe to the degree in which we get our message out." when former secretary of state hillary clinton took the stage, she was also asked about gtmo.
there's no plan to move prisoners to south carolina. "so where they end up should be a matter of negotiation. i know that's what the president wants to do. i will say this -- we've got a few places in the country. not here but, you know, the maximum security place that i think is in colorado, there's one in illinois ... that holds some real terrible people who have committed horrific crimes, including the mastermind of the first attack on the world trade center in 1993." she also addressed the persistence of her so- called e-mail scandal -- and was asked what she could say to comfort democrats as she faces a possible subpoena. "i can only tell you what the facts are, and, you know, the facts are that every single time somebody has hurled these charges against me, which they have done, it's proved to be nothing." of course, the democratic primary here in south carolina is this saturday. right now, clinton maintains a
polls. before tonight's town hall hillary clinton stopped by a local church to take part in a conversation about gun violence. the conversation included relatives of those whose lives were cut short. like trayvon martin who was shot in a controversial fight with a florida neighborhood watchman, eric garner, who died after he fought violently with new york police trying to arrest him and sandra bland who hanged herself in a texas jail. clinton said they represented too many
another mother was pamela dinkins, whose son eric washington, was shot and killed in columbia last march. "i showed her a picture of eric in his casket in his uniform, and it brought her to tears." "there isn't one single thing that we could change that would result in some of us not being here on this stage here tonight. it is a very complicated and complex issue. it is incredibly political. it is incredibly driven by money and politics . and it's driven by a very powerful corporate interest who is very good at what they do." that was mark kelly, the husband of former arizona congresswoman gabby giffords. they were also there tonight to lend their support to clinton and her gun policies. giffords was left with brain damage after she
the south carolina legislative black caucus is working to get out the vote. representative terry alexander says he's heard a lot of young people talking about going to charlotte this weekend for the big c-i-double-a tournament. he's reminding everyone who might be out of town that they can vote before they leave. he says too many people fought and died to take the right to vote for granted. "this is one thing we trying to do with his initiative is let them realize that there is value in voting, if you do not vote, if you don't participate, there's not too much you can say, you're one vote counts. and i would tell people in the african-american community, if you're one vote didn't count them why they try to take it away from you " tomorrow ... the legislative black caucus is hosting an event called "souls to the polls" featuring gospel artist dotti peoples. that will be from from 7p - 9p at ridgewood baptist church in columbia. if you have to work saturday, will be out of town, are disabled or are 65 years or older you can vote any day this week at your county election office. if you need more info, just
link on wistv.com. a new plan for the confederate battle flag that used to fly outside the state house could move columbia's whole confederate relic room and military museum to the low country. today the state house ways and means committee unanimously advanced a proposal requiring an analysis of available museum space in charleston. representative chip limehouse says his proposal would save taxpayers money...by coming up with a cost estimate to move the relic room's collections to charleston. the museum's governing board has recommended spending more than 3 million dollars to renovate the museum and create an exhibit for the flag from the state house. police in rock hill have charged two teens they say shot a puppy with a b.b. gun 18 times over the weekend. police brought the 6- week-old lab mix, to an animal hospital sunday. officer said that along with shooting the puppy--one of the teens had also thrown a knife at it. x-rays show the b.b.'s are still inside the dog--but officials say he's doing remarkably well.
dog. this is not something most puppies his age would survive" hospital staff say the dog, now named brody, is on pain medication and is expected to make a full recovery. they say they've gotten hundreds of calls from people wanting to adopt the puppy. the two teens face between 180 days and five years in jail if they're convicted. is your smart phone security under attack? apple says it could be if the government gets its way--while federal agents argue...they just want a one time weapon in the fight against terror. jay gray has the latest in the ongoing battle to unlock the iphone of one of the san bernardino killers. protesters gathered across the country late today.. with a message for federal agents asking apple to break-through its own security as they search for information in the san bernardino massacre.. signals are definitely crossed when it comes to the fbi request that apple ..in-effect..
suspect syed rizwan farook who died in a shootout with police after killing 14 and injuring nearly two dozen during an attack in december. "i don't think that backdoors into encryption is either going to be an effective way to increase security or is really the right thing to do for just the direction that the world is going in." most of the tech world has lined-up behind apple as the company fights a judge's order to unlock the data. though microsoft founder bill gates says it's not an unreasonable request.. "i do think people want the government to act on their behalf that they feel like the safeguards are there." but apple argues.. the company is being asked to create a blueprint that would put every iphone at risk.. "it's being asked not just to open a door but to create a door, create a lock, then create a new key for the and once it does that, your iphone is not safe anywhere." in an on-line blog the director of the fbi writes.. "we could not look the survivors in the eye if we did not follow this lead." and goes on to say.. the "litigation isn't about
send any kind of message. it is about the victims and justice." the legal sparring will continue when apple files a formal appeal later this week.. jay gray - nbc news. the next showdown for the democrats is just four days away, in the palmetto state we'll talk with two state representatives about how they think their candidates did in tonight's town hall. joining be now are two state representatives each supporting
she says their names. trayvon martin shot to death. dontre hamilton unarmed. sandra bland... did nothing wrong. and makes their mothers' fight for justice her own. she speaks for a city poisoned by indifference. we
need action now. and stands with the president against those who would undo his achievements.
clearing skies and cooler temperatures the rest of the week behind the front. a very dynamic weather system will move through the region wednesday and deliver the risk of severe thunderstorms from wednesday morning through mid-afternoon across the region. the biggest threat will be straight-line winds with isolated tornadoes.
wednesday evening, skies clear and we'll see sunny cooler conditions the rest of the week. two beloved midlands institutions are standing out nationally for helping clearing skies and cooler temperatures the rest of the week behind the front. a very dynamic weather system will move through the region wednesday and deliver the risk of severe thunderstorms from wednesday morning region. the biggest threat will be straight-line winds with isolated tornadoes.
finalists across the nation for the 2016 national medal for museum and library service. the award is given to organizations that provide exceptional opportunities. richland library officials say their application was full of programs they put on outside library walls. the winners will be named later this spring. four months after the flood, one of the worst hit businesses is under renovation, with a grand reopening finally on the calendar. today a wall of floor- length mirrors were installed at the pavlovich ballet school...and new ballet bars were ready to be attached to the walls. radenko pavlovich says this was his second time back during the renovation. the studio was a complete loss after it took on eight feet of water when gills creek overflowed in october now it's expected to have a grand reopening set for march 13th. a freshman pitcher shines for the
she says their names. trayvon martin shot to death. dontre hamilton
unarmed. sandra bland... did nothing wrong. and makes their mothers' fight for justice her own. she speaks for a city poisoned by indifference. we need action now. and stands with the president against those who would undo his achievements. just like she's always...stood with us. hillary clinton.
heartbreak in atlanta tonight. the tigers were in command most of the night..but lose in the final seconds. the tigers looking for their tenth acc win.... second half...jaron blossomgame's three point play puts clemson up by 13 ...53-40 with just under 17 minutes left...blossomgame scores 22. the yellow jackets rally.... adam smith gives tech the lead....71-70...two minutes to play.... 12 seconds to go....donte grantham's
georgia tech adds a pair of free throws...to lead by two.... clemson gets the ball with three seconds to go...blossomgame gets off a shot....no good.... clemson loses 75-73. the usc baseball team remains undefeated following a fantastic debut by a freshman pitcher. adam hill taking the mound for the first time as a gamecock....the youngster is dazzling.... he goes six innings...strikes out eleven and doesn't give up any runs. the gamecocks get all the runs they need in the second inning....the bags are loaded for marcus mooney....he sends one deep to left......tyler stroup drops it....the error allows two runs to score.... usc wins it five to nothing....they improve to four and oh. adam:there were nerves before i got there and nerves when i got on the mound. once i threw my first pitch it was like any other game. you know..back to the basics..doing what i do. chad:we thought when we signed adam that he could
think you can see we thought that today...he preformed extremely well. the gamecocks will be back in action tomorrow when they host winthrop at four o'clock. high school basketbal playoffs... 4-a action. irmo hosting carolina forest. === first quarter... the yellowjackets are rolling. dre'von sweat buries the three from the corner. 10-3 irmo. === ta'vonne bond has a big game for the home squad. he drops home 23 points... as irmo defeats carolina forest by a final of 61-45. one -a playoffs... a thrilling finish between c-a johnson and ridge spring monetta. === under 30 seconds left willie butler hits the hornets lead 42-41. === under eight seconds to go... tied at 42... tajh green with the strong take inside for two... with point 4 seconds left! === some fans celebrate on the floor... and that's a
going back to the old neighborhood can be hard sometimes. walls have been built invisibly around the old neighborhood and that police brutality is used to keep folks hemmed in, and frankly, opportunity locked out. i spent my entire life in the civil rights movement. i came up in the naacp like my mom came up in the naacp, like my father came up with the congress of racial equality, like bernie sanders came up with the congress of racial equality. black lives matter. we need to combat institutional racism from top to bottom in a broken criminal justice system. i'm supporting bernie sanders for president and all of us who have joined this campaign are there for the same reason. he's always fought for a populus position of let's fight for all our families as if they are our own.