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pamela: yes, and i have been keeping an eye on the weather. temperatures have dropped to the upper 20's. let's first catch you up with what you can expect outside today. to plan some time outside today. here is our morning skycam. 36 in lawrence. 38 in greenwood. still holding up 40 and clemson -- holding at 40 and clemson. now getting new info. i think the numbers will start
here we are in asheville. you are starting out near freezing, or will be 8:00. noon, the upper 50's. abundant sunshine and a southwesterly wind. that will add to the comfortable conditions throughout the day. here we are at 65 in the afternoon. i think we will reach there by 3:00. in anderson, beautiful temperatures in the mid-60's. we do have a lot more clouds beginning to come this way. our warmer weather will hold on, for a few days, anyway. he we are, 44, spartanburg. we get a bonus february day tomorrow. i will let you know what to expect.
we begin with a developing story out of greenville county. rescue crews have spent the night searching for a missing 12-year-old boy in jones gap state park. deputies are searching for john quay, investigators say he was hiking with a group of boy scouts in the park, the group discovered he was missing during a headcount. that was yesterday afternoon. crews have spent the night searching for the boy on the ground and by helicopter. now we are all concerned about , safety and our main focus is , to try and find him as quickly as possible. myra: crews are also concerned about the cold overnight as they are searching. if you see quay, or can help authorities find him you are asked to call the greenville county sheriff's office. we will continue to follow this story and bring you updates on air, online and on the wyff 4 mobile app. turning to commitment 2016 this morning, the votes are in for south carolina. hillary clinton is the winner of the state's democratic primary. here's a look at the south
results. hillary clinton took 74% of the vote. bernie sanders got twice 6%. willie
wilson, lesson 1%. hillary clinton has now won south carolina, nevada, and iowa. while bernie sanders took new hampshire. hillary clinton we've now gone : through four early states and i want to congratulate senator sanders on running a great race and tomorrow this campaign goes national. [applause] bernie sanders: i congratulate secretary clinton on her very strong victory. tuesday, over 800 delegates are at stake and we intend to n many many of them. myra: our team coverage of the democratic primary continues
robertson in columbia with the clinton campaign. >> it was a night full of energy, seconds after
the polls closed, the race was called for hillary clinton. she won every single county in the state. in front of more than a thousand people, clinton thanked her supporters and said her work is far from done. she even called out donald trump, without using his same. -- his name. hillary clinton: despite what you hear we don't need to make , america great again, american never stopped being great. [applause] hillary clinton: but we do need , to make america whole again. instead of building up walls we need to be tearing down barriers. >> up next is super tuesday,
including georgia and alabama, head to the polls. clinton staff says they hope -- clinton's staff says they hope the momentum from last night moves them even further. myra: bernie sanders didn't actually spend primary night in south carolina. he chose to watch returns out of state, campaigning elsewhere during the primary. patrick hussion has more the sanders campaign. >> a lot has been made of the african-american vote here in south carolina, as the first true test involving a state with a majority of african-americans voting democrat. when it was all said and done, hillary clinton took 80% of the black vote in south carolina, this was the first in the south primary which means we're just , getting started, and this week's super tuesday will also involve southern states with large perecentages of black voters.
said his campaign is just , beginning. bernie sanders you know what : democracy is about -- and i really do love democracy -- it's one person, one vote, it's you disagree with me, that fine. you got a better idea than me, fight for it. that's a beautiful thing. but what democracy is not about is a handful of billionaires buying elections. [applause] bernie sanders: i say to those republican governors and legislators who are trying to make it harder for poor people, old people or people of color to , vote, if you are afraid of participating in a free and fair election, get out of politics, get another job. >> again, sanders' statement after clinton's win was confident, saying his political revolution grows state by state. on the democratic side, nearly
and that is roughly a third of those needed for the democratic nomination, and that's how important super tuesday is this week. myra: in greenville county, more than voters went to the polls. 30,000last week, there were roughly 93,000 people in the county voted during the republican primary. wyff news four's corey davis has more from election headquarters . >> election officials have put the finishing touches on organizing all of the ballots that came in. we talked with voters at a few locations, including the sterling school, and carolina high school strong democratic , precincts. those locations had a combined total of roughly 600 people who came out to vote. >> i'm voting for bernie sanders because he understands the real issues with the black community especially. >> i've heard all of the comments and everything and i think she's best suited for the job. she will try to finish what president obama has started. >> lots of views from voters
election officials say they dealt with the usual issues. people who didn't register on time, or had outdated addresses. myra: we're now joined by eric graben. the chairman of the greenville county democratic party. thank you for being here. >> it's my pleasure. myra: we appreciate your insight on how the primary point. republicans had a record turnout last week. not so good for democrats. >> it was good, but not so great as 2008. secretary clinton got almost as many votes as barack obama did in 2008. of course, this is one of the reddest states in the country. considering the demographics, we got a good turnout. myra: african americans make up a huge chunk of the democrats in
support behind hillary clinton. why is that? >> both of the clintons have a long history of addressing areas concerning african-americans. i think senator sanders does as well, but he is not nearly well as known as the clintons. myra: what exactly is it that they have done that has resonated with the african-american community? >> they have stood up for african-americans. secretary clinton had five mothers of african-americans killed recently. they also always supported programs that try to reduce poverty. i think those are things that resonate with african-americans. myra: we will check back with you a little later with what is
myra: this has been a very busy time for the republican presidential candidates as well, especially after the fiery debate in texas earlier this week. ted cruz and marco rubio went after donald trump yesterday in georgia hoping to set themselves , apart. both released several years of tax return information yesterday, as pressure grows for donald trump to do the same. donald trump spent yesterday in arkansas and tennessee. one day after he got a big boost and support from new jersey governor chris christie. trump also addressed his tax returns, saying he will keep them under wraps, until his irs audits are finished. john kasich was with supporters yesterday in nashville for a town hall. dr. ben carson spent time in
colorado. the candidates now have their eyes on super tuesday. it includes georgia,. here is the list of the states in which the republican and democratic primaries are held on the same day. they are alabama, arkansas, colorado, georgia, massachusetts, minnesota, oklahoma, tennessee, texas, vermont and virginia. the states were only republicans will vote -- alaska, north dakota and wyoming caucuses. democrats only in american samoa. nearly 600 delegates, or about 25 percent of the total, are up
you did down to 30 -- dip down to 30. staying in the 30's for the next couple of hours. 36, lauren. only 28 in rutherfordton. a chilly 23 in franklin. a long way to go, but you will warm up by the afternoon. especially in the upstate, temperatures warm. we will tap into more moisture in the coming days in time to interact with the system coming
it is significantly warmer across much of the country. even though you are going to see more clouds, especially tuesday and wednesday, we will stay near 60 for the highs. that is pleasant. it is rain in south dakota this morning, and moving toward chicago, temperatures in the 40's. nothing frozen about it. 60's in south texas. even a couple of 80's on the map for the southwest. under this dome of high-pressure, we're looking good. very fast-moving front will come through tomorrow. there is a brief period tomorrow . sunshine wins out for our monday.
way. be will talk about rain chances increasing late in the day on tuesday. we will be looking out west for potential strong storms to begin march, and begin marching across the southeast. that is the pattern for the second half of the week that will leave things more unsettled . again, soak it up. good for you to get some sunshine. here are the low temperatures tonight. nothing extreme. very pleasant. we will stay in the mid to upper 60's, even with increasing clouds, for all of us. better rain chance tuesday -- a better rain chance tuesday. even with that, the two. a cooler end of the week. maybe even snowflakes mixing and thursday-friday in the mountains. not much of a problem.
ricardo: he may have lost the spring cup pole, but kyle busch shook off that appointment. day two of the nfl combines. offense ruling the day. quarterbacks, wide receivers, and tight ends, all with a chance to show off in front of coaches, gm's. you know that gm. south carolina gamecock showing off. clock in the fastest time -- clocking the fastest time. as for the wide receiver, the fifth best time. the georgia wide and, also matching the same time. let's head over to the heart would -- hardwood. south carolina visiting
south carolina closing out the last three of their games. two of them on the road. they always struggle early on. notice, he strips, and heads the other way. check this out. gamecocks on the road on saturday. closing out the regular season in western carolina. first half, devin sibling with a high. wofford visiting east tennessee state. final seconds of the first half. spencer collins goes coast-to-coast just before the buzzer sounds. collins finishes with 14 points. 71-66.
continuing in downtown greenville. start with the boys final between burns and spring valley. second quarter, burns extends to a four-point lead. under 30 to go. rebels lead 38-28 at the break. they took the championship, 69-66, over spring valley. the boys upper state final. abbeville and keenan. abbeville starting to take a -- take control. thanks to number 11 there. panthers go up five. 58-51 victory. the girls upper state finals taking on christchurch.
the cavaliers whenin. they play next saturday for the state title. let's head over to the diamond. clemson continuing its series against james madison on saturday. just three hits, struck out four. plenty of offense. clemson already up 5-0. clemson wins 10-1. the tigers go for this week -- the sweep today. south carolina, penn state back at it. bottom of the three, gamecocks entered with a three-two lead. usc pushes the lead 6-2. he is going to hammer this ball for a grand slam. seven rbis. a seventh spot in the game for the gamecocks.
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>> you are watching live, local, breaking news with myra ruiz and weather with meteorologist pamela wright. this is wyff news 4 today in high definition. hillary clinton: there is no doubt in my mind that america's best years can be ahead of us. we have to work for that, we have to stand with each other, hold each other up. bernie sanders: in politics, on a given night, some nights you win, some nights you lose. tonight, we lost. myra: hillary clinton picks up a win in south carolina, as
also this morning, a search is going on for a missing boy scout. the one. a nice start to this sunday. pamela: chilly, but seasonably so. let's take a look outside. pretty clear. getting more sunshine now in wofford. temperatures are on the way up. called conditions -- calm conditions,. still only 22 in franklin. noticeably milder in the upstate . here is the view in asheville. nothing but blue skies. temperatures go up steadily by
he received the southeast, and not much else. we have to widen the view to show you any movement at all. greece is out of the southwest -- breezes out of the southwest at 10-15. here is anderson, with the lower 60's. good stuff. we start a new month on tuesday. a change to follow. myra: thank you. we know what to tell you about the search taking place right
rescue crews have spent the night searching for a missing 12-year-old boy in jones gap state park. deputies are searching for john quay, investigators say he was hiking with a group of boy scouts in the park. they decided to to a headcount, and that is when they discovered crews have spent the night searching for the boy on the ground and by helicopter. >> as everybody else is right now we are all concerned about safety and our main focus is to possible. myra: crews are also concerned about the cold overnight as they dipped down overnight. authorities find him you are asked to call the greenville county sheriff's office. we will continue to follow this story and bring you updates on air, online and on the wyff 4 mobile app. turning to commitment 2016 this morning the votes are in for , south carolina, and hillary clinton is the winner of the
here's a look at the south carolina results from yesterday. hillary clinton, 74% of the vote. bernie sanders, 26%. willie wilson, less than 1%. hillary clinton has now won south carolina, nevada, and i want. bernie sanders took new hampshire. hillary clinton we've now gone : through four early states and i want to congratulate senator sanders on running a great race and tomorrow this campaign goes , national. [applause] bernie sanders i congratulate : secretary clinton on her very strong victory. tuesday, over 800 delegates are at stake and we intend to win many many of them. ,myra: our team coverage of the demographic -- democratic primary continues with nigel robertson, in columbia, with the
>> last night was a night full of energy. seconds after the polls closed, the race was called for hillary clinton. she ended up winning every single county in the state. in front of more than a thousand people, clinton thanked her supporters and said her work is far from done. she even called out donald trump, without using his same. -- his name. hillary clinton: despite what you hear we don't need to make america great again, american never stopped being great. [applause] hillary clinton: but, we do need to make america whole again. instead of building up walls we need to be tearing down barriers. >> up next is super tuesday,
the country, including georgia and alabama, head to the polls. clinton's staff says they hope the momentum from last night's them moves them even further. myra: bernie sanders chose to not watch the returns in state, and chose to get a jump on super campaigning during the south tuesday, carolina primary. wyff news four's patrick hussion has more the sanders campaign. >> a lot has been made of the african-american vote here in south carolina, as the first true test involving a state with a majority of african-americans voting democrat. when it was all said and done, hillary clinton took 80% of the black vote in south carolina. this was the first in the south primary, which means we're just getting started, and this week's super tuesday will also involve southern states with large perecentages of black voters.
said that quote, his campaign is , just beginning. bernie sanders you know what : democracy is about -- and i really do love democracy -- it's one person, one vote, it's you disagree with me, that fine. you got a better idea than me, fight for it. that's a beautiful thing. but what democracy is not about is a handful of billionaires buying elections. [applause] bernie sanders i say to those : republican governors and legislators who are trying to , make it harder for poor people, old people or people of , color to vote if you are , afraid of participating in a free and fair election. get out of politics, get another job. >> again, sanders' statement after clinton's win was confident, saying his political revolution grows state by state. on the democratic side, nearly 900 delegates will be awarded, and that is roughly a third of
nomination. that is just how important super tuesday is this week. myra: we are joined now by eric graben. thank you so much for being here. we are hearing from sanders. he still sounds energized. does he have a snowball chance of winning? >> he has a snowball chance, but his work cut out for him. some polls showed him losing by 20 points, and it was almost 50 t0. he has super tuesday coming up. one of the state's vermont, of course he will take that. massachusetts also have him ahead. he has his work cut out for him. the margin of victory,
states, are similar to what they were here in south carolina. myra: bernie sanders, thinks he will do well in the upper midwest. >> he may do well. i've seen him slightly ahead in wisconsin. west virginia is way out. there are other states where secretary clinton is leading by a large margin as well. he has an uphill climb. would it look like, clinton versus trump? >> i like our chances. some polls show trump on top, other show clinton on top. i do have a lot of republican friends. i asked them, is there any
they say trump. i think if we have a clinton-trump race, you would have a fair number of crossover votes for clinton. myra: we hope to have you back. thank you so much. our commitment 2016 coverage will continue on the wyff mobile app. make sure you download the app. pamela: i think we would all vote for more of these days. a beautiful day out on lake hartwell.
washington newsroom. good morning. let's start with the results here in south carolina, hillary clinton won nearly triple the votes of bernie sanders yesterday. is this race over? >> not yet, but it is getting mighty close. south carolina has been added to go early. in order to prove the you could be a solid democratic candidate, you have to be able to win a diverse group of voters. not just white voters. hillary clinton dominates african-americans. women, she got five times as many votes as sanders. he has pulled her to the left. he may stay in the race, something to finish his message. unless something dramatically changes on tuesday, super tuesday, she would be the clear nominee.
the biggest voting day of the primary season, what should we be looking for? >> as clinton said yesterday, this is now going national. we're talking about one third of the country voting. keep your eye on the republican side. marco rubio, if he does not win any of the states, he would be going into next week over 17. the biggest pot of delegates is in texas, ted cruz's home state. if ted cruz cannot knock off donald trump in his own state, his campaign may be over. myra: donald trump winning here. can he be stopped? >> the map is getting harder and harder. we will know in 72 hours, wednesday morning. the opposition research is out there.
the statements. they say that hillary clinton's statements, a percentage don't check. 70% of donald trump statements don't check out. washington keeps waiting for him to tumble, but it hasn't happened. until voters say something differently, he is overwhelmingly ahead. again, next wednesday morning, we will know if he is the nominee. myra: political analyst marc santadalow, always great to see you. of course we will have more commitment 2016 coverage the next couple of days leading up to super tuesday. we also want to let you know about this now poll in effect. we want to know who you think the next candidate to drop out
will be the >> now, your live super doppler 4 hd weather forecast. pamela: 7:47. good morning. look at how right and sunny the skycam this morning. a day you will have all day to soak up some sun. good stuff. the wind out of the southwest will strengthen throughout the day today. really, the lead story should have been the change at paris mountain.
pretty mild condition, as far as the wind goes. they will pick up to about 15. temperatures will be in the 60's. in greenville, perhaps the paris mountain's, 37 degrees only. temperatures quite chilly. 38, greenwood, abbeville. rutherfordton, 29. franklin, only 22. with all the sunshine today, and the strengthening southwesterly wind, we are in for a nice warm-up. you will notice a much bigger warm-up across the mountains, as many area stay in the 40's yesterday. you will be in the 60's today. only 39 in the event the. -mild for all of us. we are not alone with the
we do see isolated showers this morning. that's right, rain in south dakota in minnesota. this ridge sending temperatures in the 50's this morning all the way up to kansas city. 46, chicago. no complaints there. 52, memphis. as far as wrinkles, we don't need it, but it will keep us overcast. with that, temperatures remain mild. here we are, after a gorgeous sunday. 6:00, things looking good. a fast-moving front will move through.
sunny. by monday night, nice and clear. by monday night and tuesday, this moisture continues to come in. back to the west, we watch a few developing systems that will move in our direction. our rain chances will build. we, once again, will have the possibility for severe weather in parts of the southeast. not here at home. mid-sixties, beautiful, if you can get some golfing in today. be get another bonus february day tomorrow with leap year. then, we move into march. a few showers. temperature wise, comfortable on tuesday. 60's and western north carolina. drier and colder, especially in the mountains, by wednesday. we will cool down in the upstate
more showers possible on friday. myra: no lows in the 20's. that's nice. pamela: a baby step. myra: we go to asheville now where police want to know who fired shots at a woman, after a near traffic collision. police said the incident happened early friday morning along tunnel road near swannanoa river road. the woman told police she was in a near collision with the suspect. he tried to fire at her. police said when the tried to stop the driver he sped away. , investigators are looking for a gold kia suv. police believe he is from the haw creek or tunnel road area. anyone that can help police find the suspect or vehicle, are asked to call the asheville police. in greenville county the search , continues for a double murder suspect, who is on the run. bradford williams stands accused of shooting and killing two people at a nightclub in he was 2014. released from jail in january with a ankle monitoring device as part of the home
records show he cut off his ankle monitor thursday morning. deputies say williams has friends and family in the anderson county. if you see him you're asked to call 911. let's cover the nation now. and killed in virginia, her first day on the job. officer ashley guindon was fatally shot while responding to a domestic-shooting in prince william county. these have the shooter in custody, but the investigation continues. the officer graduated with a bachelor's degree in aeronautics and served in the marine corps, before joining the police force. she was sworn in on friday. kids out in the street said they heard the gunshots and ran inside. >> i was walking up the street with three other people, and we heard three to four gun shots,the officer graduated with a so we started running, and then when we got up here we saw all the cops and we were trying to come home. they told us to go inside.
also shot at the scene. police say they were wounded. they are being treated for their injuries, but there is no word on how severe their conditions are. bloodshed at a kkk rally in anaheim, california. police arrested 13 people after klansmen and counter-protesters clashed, leading to three stabbings and another attack. at a planned kkk demonstration, police say klansmen were greeted by counter-protesters who immediately attacked the group, setting off a chain of violent confrontations. according to authorities, three-counter protesters were stabbed in separate incidents. at least two people in custody face charges for assault with a deadly weapon. hundreds of balloons were released into the michigan sky to honor the victims of last week's victims in kalamazoo. hundreds gathered to honor
the father and son were shot and killed in the dealership parking lot when jason dalton went on a five hour shooting spree last saturday. hundreds of balloons were released into the air as a moment of silence was held. the crowd also honored the four other people killed and two other people injured. more than a hundred pythons like these have been caught in the florida everglades since last month. they were captured as part of the state's annual python challenge. the snake hunt drew more than a thousand people. the goal is to reduce the burmese python population in the everglades, where the pythons are an invasive species. the largest python caught this year was 15 feet long, and wade 125 pounds.
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myra: we take another look at our top stories this one he. greenville county deputies are searching for john quay, investigators say he was hiking with a group of boy scouts in the park, the group discovered he was missing. crews have spent the night searching for the boy on the ground and by helicopter. if you see him or can help , authorities track him down, please call the greenville county sheriff's office. clinton is the winner of the primary. pamela: we have about the same, how about that. gorgeous. temperatures, nice and mild. 38 degrees. our winds will be out of the southwest this afternoon, picking up to mainly 10-15.
good morning. south carolina smackdown. a decisive win for hillary clinton in the palmetto state, beating bernie sanders by nearly 50 points as the race now heads into super tuesday. >> we are going to compete for every vote, in every state. we are not taking anything and we're not taking anyone for granted. >> meantime, on the republican side, the insults are flying turning increasingly juvenile. >> he's flying around on hair force one and tweeting.
the biggest ears i've ever seen because they were protecting him. >> voters in 12 states set to go to the polls on tuesday. is it trump/clinton showdown in november all but a done deal? we're live on the campaign trail. gunned down on her first day. a tragic shooting in virginia. >> i just want to be clear, do we have officers involved in a shooting? >> we have three officers that have been shot. >> an officer shot and killed, her first day on the job, two other cops injured. what police are saying this morning about the suspect. world cup crash. olympic skier lindsey vonn with a horrific fall in the middle of a race on saturday. today, despite that fall, and a fracture, she's back in action. and ready for oscar. glitz and glamour on full display tonight at the 88th academy awards. will leo finally take home his first oscar? and how will host chris rock