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murder. a 15-year-old was also locked up with them. police say another teen was killed during the shootout, and two others were hospitalized with gunshot wounds. wyff news 4's corey davis has more, on where police say the suspects ditched their weapons. corey: here's a look at william newton and trevonte watts, in court sunday. you can see watts there, with his arm in a sling. police say he was shot in the elbow saturday, in the parking lot of bojangles, on east butler road in mauldin. investigators say a 15-year-old girl was with the two 19-year-olds that night. police say the teens were there for a drug deal, but it led to an armed robbery, which turned into a shootout. >> the victims that were shot and robbed, initially did shoot back. corey: sergeant benjamin ford says 19-year-old savon allen was in the group that shot back. allen died after he was shot in the head. the person he was with was injured, but survived. ford says the three suspects
shooting, and left the scene. he said after that, they got rid of their guns. >> we recovered two weapons, both that were used by the suspects that were attempting the robbery. we also have the weapon recovered that the victims used to fight back. corey: ford says one of the suspects told them where to find the guns. he says the teens hid the weapons in someone's yard in the southern part of greenville county, and the homeowner had no clue the guns were there. >> those are stolen weapons that we recovered. corey: ford says a shooting like this is uncommon in mauldin, and he says the community should not worry. >> we don't see very much of that here, especially on that end of town, and with that restaurant. we've had nothing but good things occur out in that area. corey: ford says more people could be arrested in this case. corey davis, wyff news 4, in greenville county. mike: police aren't getting specific about the money and drugs involved in the incident, but police did charge william newton with possession of marijuana.
and new information about a shooting that killed a teenager. investigators now say the teen died from a self-inflicted gunshot. the corones office says the 17-year-old shot himself in the head. deputies say they responded to a call of a shooting victim at a store near the teen's home. deputies say when they got to the home on old willamston road, a teen ran from a car, and went inside the home. deputies say that's when the teen turned the gun on himself. investigators in taylors are trying to fifi the person who stabbed a man to death. the coroner says 42-year-old jamie howard died after he was stabbed in the chest. investigators say a hunter found his body in a field on friday. right now, investigators are trying to figure out whether howard was stabbed where he was found, on burrell road in taylors, or if it happened at another location. call crimestoppers at 23-crime if you have any information. a man pleaded guilty to two robberies in western north carolina. 43-year-old michael benoy will spend at least seven years in prison.
an attempt to rob the walmart in weaverville, in january of 2015. the day before that incident, he robbed the bank of america on hendersonville road in asheville. benoy pleaded guilty to several charges connected to those robberies, including two counts of attaining the status of habitual felon. now for a quick look at your weather, as we take a look outside with our woodruff road skycam. a pretty nice weekend across the area, but colder weather is on the way. wyff news 4 meteorologiss justus joins us. chris, when will the rain started? whittlesey isolated showers tomorrow. the heaviest rain arrives tuesday. the warm weather ifor a little while. in the 50's area-wide. this is a typical or this time of year. we should be in the 30's. temperatures will fall if you degrees overnight, but not much with clouds over us right now.
when you wake up, ththe super doppler is dry right now. the big concern headed into this week is the severe threat. the greatest threat west of here. this is tuesday. the areas in the yellow have a risk of severe weather. the areas in the brown henhanced risk, including tornadoes. that goes thnashville, mississippi, eastern arkansas. that will be what we will watch. that system begins to head our way as we approach wednesday. we will see a rumble or two of thunder, as well. i will detail the severe risk in a few minutes.mike: tomorrow night is the island caucuses, polling closed, and bad weather hampered turnout. steve handelsman is in des moines. steve: with a snowstorm
bernie sanders ral>> it goes deeper than hillary clinton versus bernie sanders. it is whether the people of iowa are prepared to lead the country in a diffe.steve: like barack obama, sanders is counting on fi a democratic caucus. >> we may see a recosteve: at a bingo game, view said they would caucus. >> how about hillarysteve: she has a slim lead in the polling, wrapping up tonight with bill and chelsea. >> de weather. i have on good guidance that the storm will let sftsteve: ted cruz is counting on evangelicals.s. iowa caucus. we will e nomination and
steve: donald trump has a slim lead, which will not matter if you cannot get first-time votersmike: steve handelsman reporting. it is almost time for the south carolina primary.e republican primary is on saturday, february 20th, followed by the democratic primary february 27th. in georgia, both primaries are on tuesday, march 1st. and in north carolina, both primaries are on tuesday, march 15th. there's plenty of talk about the iowa caucus, but what makes them different from the south carolina or georgia primaries? that's just one topic on today's "matter of fact" with fernando espuelas. he also sits down with michael steele, the man who once ran the republican party, and asks him his thoughts on the gop primary. that's all on "matter of fact," seen right here on wyff 4. it will be after the news at 11:0tonight, the panthers, cam newton, and his so-called "cam pants," are in california. the carolina p
fire with those brightly-colored versace pants today. you see them right there. zebra print on them. newton and the team arrived at san jose i, ahead of super bowl 50. the panthers play the denver broncos next sunday in the nfl title game, at levi's stadium in santa clara. a lot has to be done to get levi's stadium, and the surrounding areas, ready for super bowl 50. signs of the carolina panthers and denver broncos have taken over the regular home of the san francisco 49ers. crews are also making room outside the stadium, so fans can party before the big game. wyff news 4 is following the panthers to super bowl 50. starting monday, brad fralick and marc dopher will be covering the team live from santa clara. our geoff hart will join them on thursday. then, on friday, we'll preview the big game. our sports team will bring you "chasing a championship," live from california. wyff 4 at 8:00 p.m. next friday, february 5th.
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>> you're watching live, local, breaking news. with mike mccormick, the weather with meteorologist chris justus, and sports with marc dopher. this is wyff news 4 at 11:00 in high definition. mike: a second virginia tech student rg connection to the death of a 13-year-old girl who'd been missing since tuesday. nicole lovell's body was found on saturday in north carolina. today, detectives searched a pond
at virgina tech for evidence, and a section of road near the virgina border was closed off as part of the investigation. 19-year-old natalie keepers was arrested today, and charged with
18-year-old david eisenhauer was already behind bars, facing charges of abduction and murder. so far, police in denver, colorado, have not made any arrests following a fight that killed one person and hurt
seven others at a motorcycle show. police say the fight between members of rival biker clubs on saturday led to a shooting and a stabbing. attorneys for the clubs are blaming each other for starting the fight. an attorney now says a colorado department of corrections officer fired his gun in self-defense during the ordeal. it's unclear whether or not the officer's gunfire hit anyone. today, deputies say they took two inmates back to orange county, california, days after the pair escaped. the sheriff's office released new video of the inmates, who, according to deputies, were on the run for more than a week. investigators say a woman alerted officials, after seeing the inmates in a van that was reported stolen. officials say they've already tightened security at the jail following the inmates's' escape. a fisherman in maine is being credited with saving the lives
fire while they were trying to catch lobsters. the men on the burning boat had just enough time to send out a distress call before flames engulfed their boat. the fisherman was three miles away when he heard that call, but he managed to get there just in time. the men on the burning boat got onto the fisherman's boat just before theirs went down. donations could help a retired police officer in ohio keep his k-9 partner. according to the law in ohio, if an officer retires before the k-9, he or she forfeits their right to purchase the dog. since the officer retired, and the dog, named "ajax," is still considered a healthy police dog, the k-9 must be put up for auction, because he is considered, quote, "valuable city property." the retired officer's friend started a go-fund-me page to help him buy the dog at auction. ajax was appraised at $3500, but
more than $51,000 in donations.>> i'm amazed at everybody who cares about this. the outpouring, the calls that i've been getting from everybody, the support. it's just amazing. mike: all extra proceeds raised on the go-fund-me page will be donated to an organization that provides bulletproof vests for k-9 officers. chris: tomorrow morning in to the day. you will need a light jacket. temperatures will only folly degree or two overnight with a strong southerly wind bringing
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doppler 4 hd weather forecast. chris: today was two different extremes. asheville, 28 degrees. anderson, at the freezing mark. we warmed up nicely all around town, into the 60's. asheville, 61. 66 in anderson. the high was 54 in greenville. cloudy skies rig now on our i-85 skycam looking down towards downtown. we should see a dry start the
chance of an isolated shower. rain chances go up on tuesday into wednesday. live super
doppler showing us a few light rain showers back in the north carolina mouwatching for some showers and tennessee. this, the first of the systems headed our way. it is a mild night. g in warmer air. at the same time, the clouds trapping the day's heat. temperatures will not budge. laurens, 56 in abbeville. with the southerly wind, it is assuring in a more muggy, warm air from the south. winds at 5-10 miles per hour. overnight, temperatures will maybe fall ae or two. 50 the low in greenville, 52 in anderson, 46 in asheville, 50 -- 50 in hendersonville. shower. cloudy and warm, low 60's by the afternoon.
the middle 60's again with a slight chance for showers. mostly cloudy to cloudy skies. in anderson, cloudy skies, 64 by 4:00 area cooling into the 50's, but a mild night tomorrow night as well. in asheville, topping out around 60 with mostly cloudy skies. day. that will be light rain. highs tomorrow well above average. we should be in the low 50's. we will be 10-15 degrees above that across the area. rain chances tomorrow, but they will be if we do have them. drizzle picks up on tuesday, then the rain really becomes more widespread as we head into wednesday especially in emorning hours. here is the latest computer models. cloud cover over us right now, a few light rain showers possible through the day tomorrow, but it better chance in the mountains.the front tries to move through, but it stalls out on the north
south of there, there will be warmer conditions. front, i-40 and north, a bit cooler. 50's versus 60's. not a big deal. through the day on tuesday, since the front hangs around, it will be a focus for some showers across the area. a better chance of more widespread showers tuesday afhere is the focus of attention headed into tuesday. this is a very strong colheading through. with very warm, unstable air in portions of alabama, mississippi, and tennessee, we way. even a few isolated tornadoes. hot spot. as the front gets closer to us, it weakens, but it is still strong, so we could have gusty winds wednesday morning along with torrential downpours and a thunder. it moves out quickly. by lunchtime, the heaviest rain back out.
will see one point five inches, with some areas in the purple seeing upwards of 2-2.5 inches. a pretty good soaker. we will be mild until the cold front moves through. because of that, we are a little unstable once the system getshere on wednesday, with a high of 67. in february, that means we could have a thunderstorm. thursday into friday, dreality sets in. it is still winter. back down to the 40's for highs in the upstate. upper 30's to around 40 in the mountains. mike: at least the 60's will stick around.chris: at least it will be a warm rain, not a cold, nasty rain. welooking very nice for super bowl sunday. mike: we want to see your pictures leading up to the big game. we want to see your pant like this young fan,
simpsonville, doing his best cam newton impression. head over to the ulocal section of wyff4.com to upload your pictures. >> now, wyff news 4 sports. >> i'm just giving hope to those people who may have to go the junior college route, that may have made a mistake in their lives, and are trying to bounce back from it. they are looking for a person that wasn't the perfect role model at one point in his career, but now, look at him now." ricardo: look at him now. cam newton, in an early interview with espn that aired toni pro bowl. the signal caller and the rest of the panthers, arriving in san jose this evening, and newton, arriving in style. his attire, all the buzz on social media today. those $849 versace zebra print jeans are currently sold out, according to the store's website. for such a, for saturday, verse archie. the panthers will be staying in san josen
both teams will go through media day monday that concludes with a super bowl media nightcarolina head coach ron rivera will try to become just the fourth bowl as both a player and head coach. rivera also has a chance to become the second head coach of hispanic heritage to win a super bowl title. the first, tom flores, who guided the raiders to two super bowl victories in the 1980's. rivera will have a large fan base rooting for him next sunday. >> my mother told me my father talked to his family back in puerto a real big deal out of it. they've got some parties and stuff like that planned, and some venues they are goingo set up, so it's really neat, it really is. to be honest, i'm very proud of that. i's really neat. and in the same vein, it's not just about hispanic heritage, or african american, or asian, or whatever. i think there's merit we need to think about, as far as people's concern. people talk about getting opportunities.
you should warrant opportunities, and this is what i think it's about. it's about earning it, more than anything else. ricardo: and before you watch the panthers and broncos, be sure to watch our hour-long special this friday, beginning at 8:00, "chasing a championship." all the insight you need to get you ready for the game next sunday night. this sunday night, the pro bowl in honolulu. former clemson and daniel high standout deandre hopkins, playing in his first pro bowl of his career. and on the first play for team irvin, down 7-0. the go route to hopkins, hauls in t later in the drive, the seahawks' russell wilson to the atlanta falcons' julio jones. he caps on feet in for the touchdow7-6 after the missed 2-point conver team irvin dominates in this . fourth quarter, up 21. the acc connection, jameis winson to hopkins, florida state to clemson, for the 7-yard touchdown. hopkins finishes with 3 catches for 71 yards, and that score,
team rice in the pro bowl. six-time pro bowl receiver calvin johnson didn't play in tonight's game, and he may not play in the nfl again. espn, citing sources that megatron told the detroit lions after the regular season ended, that he will retire. the lions released a statement today, saying they are giving the former georgia tech standout time to ponder his future. the 30-year-old is the lions' all-time franchise leader in career receptions and receiving yards. a top-10 women's showdown on the hardwood this evening, 2nd ranked south carolina facing 10th ranked texas a&m. the gamecocks escaped with a one-point win two weeks ago in columbia. the rematch in the lone star state, in college station. the aggies felt like they should of won the first meeting. they came out strong in the quarter. walker paste the aggies -- paced the aggies. fourth quarter, game tied. tiffany mitchell next on the jumper from the left wing to
20 points for the gua four-point we -- lead, mitchell drops the dying two sessions, part of a 10-0 run by the gamecocks. wilson with the putback. the forward with a game-high 27. south carolina wins, 70-s to 21-0 on the season. >> we know how to execute down the stretch.we come up with big plays, we have good players that can make big shots. that is what wricardo: they go for 22-0 thursday night against kentucky. clemson women fall at home this afternoo a tough go for the men's team at clemson, the tigers had an 11 point loss in tallahassee.clemson committed a season-high 18 turnovers.
loss in the last three gamit will try to get back on track at wake forest improved to 19-2, winning over alabama at colonial life. the crimson tide handed them their first defeat a few weeks emotions running high during and after the game. the head coach says all is good between the two sides.e gamecocks will head to athens on tuesday to take on the bulldogs. mike: you tried to order the cam newton pants? ricardo: i would probably sport that during a i would. mike: i could find something else to spend $870 on. ricardo: now if somebody gave me
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heaviest rain moves in. after that, it will get cooler and breezy, thursday especially
will be a brwe turn cool but dry next week. it will bee to -- to be out if you have super bowl plans. high 50. typical or this time of year. but we will enjoy the 60's. mike: it is winter, so so be it. ask for joining us. -- thanks for joining us. good night.
caption cont >> today on "matter of fact." >> today on "matter of fact." this debate has no rival. iowa. >> before iowa casts the first vote, which candidates will have the last word? to win it. >> and -- when the election is up in the air, it's your ground game that counts. >> those candidates who have been on tv the most, aren't doing the best >> plus -- can the numbers add up for the gop? >> republicans need to do better. fernando: hello, and welcome to "matter of fact." i'm fernando espuelas. on monday, for the gop presidential candidates, it all