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3 police officer... attacked!and now... the chief wants to know if this couple did it!new details on the case and his plea to the public for answers. 3 we are looking at your new year's eve forecast and talking cooler temps for the weekend. stick around for weather updates every ten minutes. 3 it's almost game time!and fans across our area are cheering on the clemson tigers in the orange bowl!from watch parties like this in the upstate...all the way to miami... tiger fever is heating up! 3 good afternoon. i'm cody alcorn. alcorn.and i'm diana watson. 3 it's almost time for kickoff...and sun life stadium is coming alive!the clemson tigers are set to take on the oklahoma state sooners in the battle of the orange bowl! bowl!sports director aaron cheslock is in miami gardens florida where the excitement is building! 3 3
kicked off and we're here at sunlife stadium in miami where tigers are about to take on the oklahoma sooners for a chance to go to the national championship. we found some upstate folks that decided to drive down like us. whats your name here sir? 3 3 and you? you? 3 how do you know each other? other? 3 : we grew up together, went to school, graduated school together, was the best man at his wedding, saw him off to the army. we've just been friends since we were little what about this season made it so important to get down here? danny: i just think watson is a special guy, i think. wasnt nervous against florida state, wasn't nervous against notre dame. i just really think he has the will to win. if hes on his feet hes not gonna let them lose. you look at t is season, what kes it so special to you, was there a single moment that stands s t you just won't forget? forget? 3 : it would have to be the notre dame game and the two point conversion where we
absolutely magical you know. take them out in a hurricane like that, it was amazingwhen you look at this oklahoma team, youre probably not studying game film, but youre probably watching some stuff read up on it a little bit, anything scare you at all. danny: that was a team i at least wanted to face pete ryans a bebest we shut him down pretty well last time we played them. that qb mayfield he worries me a little. but i think its going to be great. revenge factor, you worry about oklahoma winning 4 out of five teams that they lost to last year clemson would be the fifthdavid: its a disrespectful factor now you thinin theyve been talking junk all weekend and this week its now put up or shut up can i get a final score from you? danny: 45-31 clemsondavid: 38-35 with us kicking a field goal at the endkicking a field goal at the end, all right guys thank you very much good luck to your team. alright im gonna get in there and watch
enjoy the game and a full recap coming for you on the 10 oclock news. till then in miami with the tigers. aaron cheslock fox carolina sports 3 back here in the 3 upstate...the excitement is building for the big game! game!our own adrian acosta is live at palmetto ale house in greenville county where tigers fans are gearing up for kickoff...adrian... 3 3 clemson fans here are 3 obviously optimistic about what will happen and maybe its because playing oklahoma might feel like deja vu
fans...the highlights you are watching now are from last years matchup between clemson and oklahoma in the russell athletic bowlin that game clemson drubbed the sooners 40-6and they did it without heisman finalist deshaun watson that game was played in orlando....todays game just down the panhandle in miami... and in coach dabo swinney's eyes this years clemson team is even better...especially when it comes to the all important offensive line 3 3 "better, not even close, way better in every facet, more talented, more depth, more flexibility, more commitment, better group, better chemistry" chemistry"clemson does go into today's game down a few second string players...who were sent home after failing a drug test but we just learned today that
of their own ...they will be without their starting defensive tackle charles walker...who suffered a concussion in practice 3 ok guy...this years version of oklahoma vs clemson is just getting under way and i can feel the tension 3 and citement building up here...coming up later in the newscast...we'll talk live with some fans and get their take on the game so far 3 now time for weather and traffic together every 10 minutes---- 3 clouds will linger overhead as showers taper off. new year 's day will see a mix of sun and clouds as temperatures peak in the mid-50s across the upstate and upper 40s in western north carolina. look to sunny skies and cool temperatures to settle in throughout the
3 back to you guys: 3 we're following breaking news---- 3 out of greenville county-where deputies are responding to an armed robbery at the sally's beauty supply on wade hampton boulevard.right now details are limited...but dispatch tells us a man wearing a light blue hoodie and jeans robbed the shop at gunpoint...and then possibly drove off in a small, gold 4-door car.a search is underway for the suspect. we have a crew on the scene and we'll bring you updates as we get them on air and online at foxcarolina.com. 3 now to a developing story at four---- 3 an anderson cop brutally beaten...nearly stabbed...by a masked assailant...now anderson police are asking for the public's help to find out who attacked her.take a look...two are in custody at this hour on meth charges...
3 police say they think the two either participated in the attack...or have vital information about who assaulted that officer. officer.let's go now live to fox carolina's andrew reeser...he joins us from the detention center in anderson county where that couple is locked up. 3 cody brian gary and kristi hendricks are in jail... accused of making meth.police say they believe the couple was either involved in the attack or knows more than they're letting on...and after more than a month of dead end leads...cops are now appealing to the public for answers. 3 3 3 it was here in the oak hill subdivision...a dark neighborhood under construction...that anderson police officer kristin brady... was attacked. attacked. 3 3 3 3 "there are certain cases that we have that we feel like kind of haunt us at night."chief jim stewart says the attack
he held a press conference because leads as to who attacked her aren't panning out. 3 3 "she suffered some bruising to her body." body.""she was slammed to the ground."chief stewart says she suffered a concussion and was taken by ems...police reports say brady was just patrolling the area...and stopped the man wearing a skull mask because he looked suspicious. 3 3 "what troubles us the most is that the suspect attempted to remove the officer's handgun." handgun.""there's no doubt in my mind that the suspect wanted to kill the officer." the suspected disappeared into the woods...and cops say this woman...came on scene. she's kristi hendricks...she lives at anderson village apartments down the road from m ere the attack happened. she said she was looking for her boyfriend, brian gary...and claimed he was hunting for rabbits in the woods at the time. cops don't buy that story, and say they suspect gary is the masked attacker. nathendricks led cops to her apartment...where they say they found brian gary...and meth making tools. 3
something down..."antoinette clayton lives below the couple..she said she smelled something weird coming through the air vents. antoinette clayton, downstairs neighbor to suspects suspects 3 "i know it's all in the walls and everything so hopefully they can manage to get everything out for the sake of my son."cops say they don't have enough evidence to charge the couple in the attack...but they believe the two are involved or know something. now they're pleading with the public to help...to get justice for their injured officer. 3 police say the couple recently moved to anderson from abbeville...they were arrested once before accused of stealing artifacts from a national monument...police say both gary and hendricks are not cooperating with the investigation...and ask anyone with information on this brutal attack...to call 888 crime sc. live in anderson county andrew reeser the four o clock news. 3 and happening now! 3 a major fire... at a 64-story hotel in dubai! dubai!this is the five-star
few hours ago... a fire started on the 20th floor.it quickly spread from there.the flames started just as people gathered to watch new year's fireworks, which went on as planned only a few blocks away. people inside the hotel and restaurants in the building said they heard explosions... and thought at first that it was fireworks.the building was evacuated.so far... there is word that 14 people have been hurt. 3 thinking about selling your home?it may be time to get it on the market! market!why some experts say winter, not the spring or summer...is the season for big sales! sales!and do you eat black
3 the day clemson fans have been waiting for!the tigers are battling it out with the oklahoma state sooners for a shot at the national championship!and fans are gathering right here in the upstate!this is a live look at palmetto ale house in greenville county...3 still scoreless right now...0-0 3 now time for weather and traffic together every 10 minutes----meteorologist teded phaeton is in for kendra today- 3 showers will taper off throughout the evening though
to see temperatures in the 50s at the stroke of midnight with cloudy skies overhead. winds will be light overnight into friday morning.friday will start the new year with a mix of sun and clouds and temperatures climbing into the mid-50s across the upstate and upper 40s in western north carolina.winds will be manly out of the north between five and ten miles per hour. temperatures will get cold friday night as lows are expected to dip into the mid-30s and upper 20s.clear skies will start the weekend with temperatures peaking in the low 50s and mid-40s on saturday. cool afternoons and cold nights will continues throughout the weekend into
3 we're watching: spartanburg accident/ems drayton rd @ skylyn drgreenville: hwy 123 @ white horse rdhwy 153 @ old pendleton rd rd 3 here's a live look at the s.c.d.o.t. cam on--pit crew traffic sponsored the carolina law group 3 back to you guys: 3 we are partnering with angie's list to bring you stories that affect your family's health, safety and finances---- 3 if you're planning to sell your home this year, you might want to hurry. 3 that's rigig, it could be easier to sell your home in the winter rather than the spring, summer or fall. one industry source says february is the best month to sell. fox carolina's ashley minelli has more in today's angie's list report. 3 3 3
3 think winter is a terrible time to sell your house? wrong! the combination of fewer sellers and eager buyers make it a great time to list. 3 3 "many people think selling their home in the winter is not a great idea, but if you think about it, there's less competition because there's usually fewer homes on the market. also, when there are buyers in the market in the winter, they're more motivated because they're not just window shopping." shopping." 3 "less competition ultimately is the number one reason for a seller to list in the winter, in the perceptually poorer months." months." a recent redfin report showed that winter-listed homes are 9 percent more likely to sell, and that they sell a week faster than homes listed in other seasons. one thing that helps is a furnace tune-up so your home feels cozy as soon as prospective buyers are in the door. door. 3 "what i like to do is make sure the heat is set at a certain temperature. maybe that's 72 or 73 degrees - whatever's comfortable for that home so when you walk in, it feels warm and i iiting." inviting." 3 listing your home now may require a little more effort, especially if weather takes a turn for the worse.
3 "if you're showing your house in the winter, you need to be flexible for changing weather conditions, so if you have a showing coming up and snow has just come through, be sure you clear the sidewalks and driveway before you leave your house." house." 3 "the last thing you want is for a prospective buyer to love the home and fall on their way out going down the back stairs." 3 angie has a few other tips for selling in the other tips for angie has a few angie has a few other tips for selling in the winter. she says if you have a fireplace, you should get it swept and have a fire burning during showings. also, clean the windows and let inin as much natural light as possible. that's especially helpful on overcast days. 3 on the fox carolina money watch---- 3 its another bad day fro wall streetthe dow jones fell 178 point 84 points today closing 17,425 points 3 and the nasdaq fell 58 point 43 points closing it at more
fan... who popped the question at the orange bowl! bowl!only on fox... our camera captured the moment...and we have reaction from the happy couple! couple!and for those fans... not in miami...watch parties like this one at palmetto ale house are happening all over our area!here's a live look at palmetto ale house in greenville county ... as they're gathered around t-v's there... to cheer on the tigers!sooners up early...7-0 early...7-0
3 now time for weather and traffic together every 10 minutes---- 3 after the soaking rain seen across the upstate yesterday... flood issues are lingering for a few area rivers.this is a look at the saluda river in the chappells area.you cacasee water levels still awfully high.a flood warning remains in effect for the saluda river sunday night.the french broad and enoree rivers are under a warning until saturday night. 3 clouds will linger overhead as
day will see a mix of sun and clouds as temperatures peak in the mid-50s across the upstate and upper 40s in western north carolina. look to sunny skies and cool temperatures to settle in throughout the weekend. 3 3 ((wrap up)) 3 3 now lets send it over to chris scott in the pit crew traffic center. 3 we're watching:spartanburg accident/ems drayton rd @ skylyn drgreenville: hwy 123 @ white horse rdhwy 153 @ old pendleton rd rd 3 here's a live look at the s.c.d.o.t.t.am on-- 3 an important note for drivers
the union county sheriff's office says starting januaua 4th...bridge replacement will begin over the enoree river at the union / laurens county lines.d-o-t will be closing barrel stave raod from philson road in laurens county to old buncombe road in union county. be sure to pay close attention to detour signs in that area. the road will remain closed until around april of 20-17! 3 3 3 it's part of new year's for many of us...black eyed peas and collard greens! greens!but why do we eat that to ring in the new year?we're taking a look at that tradition and many others, when we come back! back!plus.... are you looking for the perfect sparkling wine or champagne as we welcome 20- 16?we're talking to an expert who's breaking down all of the best bubbly... at every price! price!and this is a live look at an upstate watch party at palmetto ale house in greenville county!check out
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3 sun life stadium is rocking! the clemson tigers are taking on the oklahoma state sooners in the battle of the orange bowl!3 sports director aaron cheslock is in miami...and we've been bringing you coverage from south florida all week!clemson and oklahoma fans are taking over miami gardens today...and our cameras were rolling as the hype built...both these teams duking it out for a shot at the national championship! oklahoma is leading seven to zero stick around to get all the updates right here on fox carolina and online at fox carolina dot com 3 closer to home-local bars and
traffic together every 10 minutes---- -3 meteorologist ted phaeton is in for kendra today... 3 clouds will linger overhead as showers taper off. new year 's day will see a mix of sun and clouds as temperatures peak in the mid-50s across the upstate and upper 40s in western north carolina. look to sunny skies and cool temperatures to settle in ththughout the weekend.
3 ((wrap up)) 3 now lets send it over to chris scott in the pit crew traffic center. 3 3 we're watching: watching: 3 here's a live look at the s.c.d.o.t. cam on-- 3 back to you guys: 3 happening now---- 3 a major fire... at a 64-story hotel in dubai! dubai!this is the five-star address hotel... and just a
started on the 20th floor.it quickly spread from there.the flames started just as people gathered to watch new year's fireworks, which went on as planned only a few blocks away. people inside the hotel and restaurants in the building said they heard explosions... and thought at first that it was fireworks.the building was word that 14 people have been hurt. 3 closer to home and on a lighter note-parents and kids got a chance to ring in the new year a little early... at a special party on the ice! ice!the "noon" year's eve countdown happened at the well in greenville.fox carolinas ashley minelli joins us from the celebration. 3 3 3 3 3 just a few hours a go- kids
at the well... to celebrate "noon year's eve"... eve"..."3-2-1""happy new year" "happy new year""happy new year" year"greenville water partnered with bon secours wellness arena this year to put on the party.... and the 8 days of skating out here on the ice.this is the fourth year in a row the well opened the ice to the community during the holidays.lisa crawford- the marketing manager here- says they wanted to throw the party to give kids a fun and different experience on the last day of skating. 3 3 3 new year's day is one of our biggest days for people to come out and we have a lot of families that come here so we want to do something a little bit different and a little bit special and countdown to noon which we thought would be a lot of fun. fun. 3 "we wanted to have some fun after winter break." break."this year crawford says the amount of people who came out to skate each day... nearly doubled!!the well plans to open the ice up again next year! year! 3 and even though this rink is closed for now.. there's still a lot of fun happening here at
return to the ice on january 7th!reporting in greenville- ashley minelli- the four o clock news. 3 for a full list of new year's eve 3 celebration and events taking place across our area tonight...just head to foxcarolina.com!we're web live there now!and you'll find a link right on the homepage! 3 those new year's eve celebrations and parties are just hours away! away!and a course a big part of that celebration...is a champagne toast! toast!but which type of bubbly is best when it comes to both bang for your buck...and taste? we caught up with one of the experts from total wine and more on woodruff road to find out! 3 3 3 "traditional french bubbles... you're paying for the
beautiful grapes. other bubbles, you have the opportunity to flex your muscles a little bit, have some fun with cocktailing. so we can add a flavored liquer or even a flavoring syrup. we have many that are made in south carolina even and are fantastic to add to the glass." glass." 3 and of course, most importantly...regardless of what type of bubbly you go with...be sure to drink responsibly and don't drink and drive! 3 now new year's eve is one of those holidays that is steeped in traditions. one of the most practiced.....is the new years kiss, celebrated at the stroke of midnight.historians say the kiss is meant to keep loneliness away in the new year ahead. 3 another popular tradition.... is eating black-eyed peas and collard greens on new years day. but where did this tradition start?and what do the foods signify for the year ahead?
dug into this story for us -- and joins us live now from the kitchen here at the fox carolina studios. 3 eating black-eye peas and collards on new year's eve is a tradition popular in southern states...and one that's been around since the 18th century. many believe it will give you prosperity in the year ahead. 3 3 3 3 3 you know you don't ever think to ask your family, your mother or daddy where did it come from, its just something that you just did, it's just traditional. gloria murrow says it's tradition in her family to gather for a meal on new years day. a meal which always includes black-eyed peas and collard greens. greens. 3 its just one of those things that southern people do you know, it kind of defines what your year is going to be like. many believe that each food represents a form of wealth -- and eating them, will bring a prosperous year ahead. 3 3 the collard greens means money, dollar bills, the black-eyed peas mean pennies,
3 she always says make sure you got your black-eyed peas on baby so you can get you some good money this year.for some -- the tradition also signifies a year's worth of good health. black-eyed peas for example pack high nutritional value, containing calcium, fiber and protein, all for less than 200 calories a cup. cup. 3 and hopefully we'll be healthy too with it, because you know money is no good unless you're healthy. now as co-owner of zamora's restaurant on main street in downtown simpsonville... murrow is sharing that tradition with her customers. she and co- owner robert ferguson are preparing a traditional new year's day menu... 3 3 people have been calling us everyday asking us are we going to be doing a traditional meal and i mean ive had people call us from west virginia that are going to be here visiting and they wanted to come and eat here with us. 3 zemorah's will be one of the only restaurants open on new year's day -- serving a
and cody and diana -- they also offer free meals to anyone in need. so a place everyone can go to start their year off right. in the newsroom -- ashley daley -- the four o clock news. 3 planning on going out tonight? the highway patrol will be out too! too!what you need to know before you drive on this new year's eve...and what troopers say they'll be looking for! for!plus..a double celebration for a couple of clemson fans! they're in miami for the big game...and we were there... for their big proposal! proposal!speaking of clemson... fans across our area are at watch parties like this one at the palmetto ale house!7-3 sooners...we'll be back with more! more! 3 3 3 3 3
3 it's game day in miami! ---- 3 the tigers are battling it out with the oklahoma state sooners for a shot at the national championship!and our crew down in miami caught a very special moment leading up to game time! time!only our cameras were rolling when two upstate tigers fans decided to *kick off* a lifetime together! 3 3 3 "turn around..."*screaming* "yes!"3 "the pressure's on mattie!"
now?"3 i'm in shock...he got me good...he made me think it wouldn't be for like...months! like...months!the original plan was to get the tiger, to try and get back here and hand her the 2 dollar bill, that says "will you marry me?" on it.what if clemson didn't make the orange bowl - what was the plan then?well...that was...you know we met at a clemson football game, so it's kinda like, you know...kinda cool - i wanted to do it here. what happens if clemson loses today?oh, we're not gonna lose! but if they do...no, no i don't think this day could go down - at all.we are clemson fans because we have a daughter going to clemson, um - but coming all the way to miami for a clemson game was kind of - like - a little stretch for us - but we said - you know we're gonna be there. oh yeah, i wouldn't have missed this for the world - this was so exciting!this is good, this is awesome - yeah this is awesome.new year's eve ever gonna be the same for you guys again?no! never - this is it...this'll go down in history as the best new year's eve, yeah.our family motto is
wasn't a picture - so thanks to you guys we got great pictures!i mean new years is my favorite holiday, clemson's my favorite team, he's my favorite guy - so i think we're doing pretty good. 3 ted's here with a look at your forecast. forecast. 3 3 showers will taper off throughout the evening though clouds will stick around. look to see temperatures in the 50s
cloudy skies overhead. winds will be light overnight into friday morning.friday will start the new year with a mix of sun and clouds and temperatures climbing into the mid-50s across the upstate and upper 40s in western north carolina.winds will be manly out of the north between five and ten miles per hour. temperatures will get cold friday night as lows are expected to dip into the mid-30s and upper 20s.clear skies will start the weekend with temperatures peaking in the low 50s and mid-40s on saturday. cool afternoons and cold nights will continues throughout the weekend into
3 be sure to check www.foxcarolina.com/weather forecast and interactive radar radar 3 and make sure to download our new fox carolina weather app. you can get the latest weather info on the go, as well as get alerts on watches and warnings for just text carolina weather to 23765 to download! 3 now lets send it over to chris scott in the pit crew traffic center. 3
3 here's a live look at the s.c.d.o.t. cam on--pit crew traffic 3 sponsored by the carolina law group 3 back to you guys: 3 happening now---- 3 it's new year's s e...and highway patrol is urging drivers to celebrate responsibly! responsibly!that's right...troopers will be out in full force tonight cracking down on drunk driving! driving!corporal bill rhyne stopped by our studios today with talk about staying safe on the roads this new year's eve.he says the number one problem highway patrol see on this night...is d-u-i's! because of the holiday ...there will be ananincreased
road tonight...and checkpoints will be set up.drivers will need their license, registration, and proof of insurance.corporal rhyne is reminding drivers that there are plenty of alternate ways to get home if you've been drinking...and they'll cost you a lot less in the long run! 3 3 3 "there is people who can get you home. if that doesn't work for you, pick the phone and call a cab. go ahead and get that, there's apps you've got, i don't know if uber is around this area, but you've got different apps where you can find taxis. call a taxi to get you home, because i can assure you that the cost of a taxi cab home is whole lot less than the cost of being charged with dui." dui." 3 troopers say if you're on the road and suspect a drunk driver...alert highway patrol
3 we're back with news you need to know---- 3 anderson police need your help tracking down a suspect who attacked andtried to stab a female officer in november. november.this afternoon...the lice held a press conference where they released more information on the case. case.they say officer kristin brady found a masked person at the dead end of edenbrook drive...at some point a fight broke out---during the fight police say the attacker tried to grab officer brady's gun then tried to stab her- before taking off- 3 back up arrived and a k-9 team found kristi hendricks and bryan gray nearby-police believe these two were involved in some way---
public for help to figure out what led up to the attack- police say the attacker was wearing a black hoodie and a ski mask with a skull on it.if you know anything call crime stoppers at 1-888-crime-sc- 3 happening now---- 3 the clemson tigers are battling it out with the oklahoma state sooners for a shot at the national championship!this is a live look in miami gardens, florida! florida!closer to home-fans are gathering to cheer on the tigers!this is a live look at palmetto ale house in greenville county!and we just came to the end of the first quarter...oklahoma still leading seven to three three 3 now time for weather and traffic together every 10 minutes---- - 3 3 clouds will linger overhead as showers taper off. new year 's day will see a mix of sun and clouds as temperatures peak in
and upper 40s in western north carolina. look to sunny skies and cool temperatures to settle in throughout the weekend. 3 3 ((wrap up))3 3 now lets send it over to chris crew traffic center. 3 3 we're watching: watching: 3 here's a live look 3 at the s.c.d.o.t. cam on-- 3 back to you guys: 3 tonight at ten... a driver swept into a creek in anderson county.
hear from the man who had to be rescued...after he hit dangerous flooding today.he's so thankful to be okay after this terrifying plunge into the creek. 3 and tonight at ten, before we ring in 2016 ... how to start the new year off with a cleanse. a local dietitian tells us the healthy and natural way to do it. 3 and of course we'll have live reports from miami tonight at ten. 3 we leave you with a live look atatalmetto ale house in greenville county!clemson fans...rooting on those tigers! we'll have a full game recap