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3 mostly clear skies will lead to another cold night, but it will be a few degrees warmer than previous nights. lows will drop to 31 in the upstate and 25 in the mountains on thursday morning. clouds will increase through the day on thursday, with highs getting back into the low 50s with is right around normal for this time of year. rain should hold off until late thursday night, so the daylight hours are looking dry.be sure to check out www.foxcarolina .com/weather for more on the forecast and interactive radar 3 and don't forget to wake up with thee morning news-- meteorologist nicole papay will have a check of the forecast as you head out the door--and traffic reporter chris scott will have the latest road conditions on your way to work.that's from 5:00 to 9:00 on thee morning news. 3 back to you. 3 happening now 3 the powerball lottery is up to 524.1million-dollars...and just moments ago the winning numbers were drawn...right
you missed it...pull out your tickets because we've got them for you! you!the winning numbers are... 3 developing tonight 3 3 tonightdeveloping tonight 3 local and state authorities want to know who is behind a series of church vandalisms. pellet guns being used to shoot out glass on doors and windows at three separate churches--and all in the simpsonville area.rocky creek baptist, hit last night--and bethlehem baptist and calvary baptist hit late monday night. night.fox carolina's derek dellinger is live tonight outside rocky creek baptist-- baptist--and derek---how many windows and doors do they think were shot out? 3 they say it numbers in the
talking about church windows-- we're also talking about windows on cars and church vehicles. 3 the clean-up really had been taking place throughout the day here at rocky creek.you had glass entrances hit--along with some of the stained glass to the church.that stained glass didn't break--but the same can't be said for many of the other windows here.this is the third such vandalism church in the and it has the worried. 3 3 3 3 "who's next? we don't know? what's the next church, next building g that's going to be vandalized?" vandalized?"those worries weren't enough to stop a wednesday evening service from happening here tonight--and it had a larger turnout than usual.people here heard about the story on the news and on social media--and many who go to different churches felt compelled to come here tonight.
deputies--and simpsonville police are all investigating these vandalism cases.so far-- no arrests have been made, but if you have any information-- you're asked to call 23-crime. cody? 3 do you know if thing have been stepped up in terms of any security, too, as a result of these vandalism cases? cases?actually, yes--at least here at rocky creek--we've seen security here--but for that service that we were here for this evening--it pretty much seemed business as usual during their usual services. cody-- back to you. 3 as we continue to cover our counties 3 an oconcee county baby is in critical condition...and her mother's live-in boyfriend is behind bars...the seneca police chief says it's the worst case of abuse he's seen in 29 years of law enforcement. enforcement.police arrested 19-year-old leroy morris after they were called to g-h-s
was brought to the hospital by her mother.they say the infant had multiple injuries-- including a broken collarbone...and fractured eye socket.the mother told police morris was taking care of the child the night before. during questioning, seneca police say morris admitted that on another night...he became frustrated with the child's crying and began shaking her before throwing the child.and they say he also admitted to hurting the child while drinking alchcol and using drugs on christmas eve. eve.morris is charged with unlawful conduct towards a child...but additional charges and arrests are possible in this case. 3 tonight a man and woman are in custody on murder charges-- after a body was found near hendersonville high school. school.shawn hollifield and savannah walker were arrested just before five tonight....in the old fort area...thanks to mcdowell and henderson county officers...and u-s marshalls ... ...police say the pair has been on the run since deque taylor's body was found early last month...autopsy reveals taylor died from blunt force
released....the investigation is ongoing. 3 and in polk county...the sheriff's office says this woman....sabrina painter is wanted on animal abandonment and animal cruelty charges... the sheriff's office says they arrived to her home late last month to find sevearl dogs in poor health.they say one dog even had a a one cord wrapped around its leg and had to undergo surgery.each dog was taken to a veterinarian hospital where they are recovering tonight...the sheriff's office believes painter may be residing in upstate south carolina. 3 and now to spartanburg county-- where school district seven is asking voters to approve a new building plan planon march 15-th--voters will be asked to vote in a referendum deciding whether or not they approve a 185 million dollar school building plans-- including a new spartanburg high school...along with a new elementary school that would combine students from houston and chapman elementary. students from mccracken middle would potentially be moved to the *current spartanburg high. district 7's superintendent says renovations are needed and will be the best decision for residents. 3 3 3 3 "we think it goes a long way,
our children but also for the economic vitality of our community. the stronger your schools are, the stronger your communities are going to be." be."now school board officials unanimously approved the plan on tuesday.if voters say yes....it will raise taxes up to 10 mils. 3 its four days until the tigers kick off for a national titlea& 3 and the man who last led them to the title in 1981 says they have what it takes to wina&a adrian acosta joins us now with the story 3 3 3 3 3 "over the years coach danny ford has talked a lot of football here at dyers diner in pendletona&but today he had a conversation he hadn't had in over 34 yearsa&how clemson can win a national title game" game" 3 "its something i didn't think i'd ever see e ain in my lifetime,, clemson getting back"before this yeara&coach ford had led the tigers to their only undefeated season back in 1981a&and he capped it off with the tigers only national title.ford says the tigers have a tough challenge coming up in alabama.he gives the tide the uperhand in defense and special teamsa&but gives clemson a
quarterback position with deshaun watson."if alabama turns it over then alabama can win certainly, but there is a reason they are underdogs because they havent yet caught up with alabama in recruiting but they certainly can win they just have to play really well."ford and dabo swinney also have deep ties to alabamaa&making monday's game more interesting.both were born in alabama, played college football there and began their coaching careers with the tide.but ford says clemson's lone trophy needs company."i have a ring from alabama and i have a ring from clemson and i am proud of both schools, certainly alabama has a whole lot more than clemson, i don't mind pulling for clemson a little more than alabama."in pendleton adrian acosta foxcarolina news tonight. 3 and the clemson tigers will leave for arizona on friday... if you want to join the send off....clemson is inviting all fans to come to the west zone at 11:45 a-m...but if you also watch it live at fox carolina dot com. 3 happening tomorrow 3 china will halt all trading. this comes after the second
circuit breakes were used.... they were put into effect this year to prevent the wild swings seen in the chinese stock markets last summer. 3 a j-l mann grad is proving he's beating the odds. 3 still to come--he's breaking down the moments his life changed forever...but says his disability won't hold him back...the incredible story...next. 3 and the countdown is on to the national championship....but will the tigers star defensive end shaq lawson suit up...or stay side lined with a sprained m-c-l?hear from the player himself coming up in sports. 3 plus--clemson's orange bowl win wasn't just a big moment for the team...but for a special fan who caught the game ball.coming up--we're hearing from the police officers who made it all happen. 3 coming up we'll take a look at your seven-day forecast...and what you can expect as you head out the door tomorrow morning.stay with us. 3
3 a story of courage, determination and persevervance-a j-l mann grad and citadel cadet lost his right hand in an accident while working at a local butcher shop- but cameron massengale hasn't let his disability hold him back one bit- 3 in fact, massengale is challenging himselfto do more than he did before thth accident- the political science major isn't letting this hold him back from his lifelong dream- 3 3 3 3 3 3 : "it's catching my skin a little." little." "ok, i need you to pull back into it because what i want to make sure you were getting good contact." contact.""ok, i got it now." today, cameron massengale is working with his prosthetist jon nottingham it's here at the hangng clinic in greenville, nottingham and his team are working to create a massengale a multi-use arm--- arm--- 3
very specific to each person." nottingham has been working with massengale since he lost his hand in two-thousand fourteen- 3 3 "you really get to know the person, not just their disability."which is very important---especially in massengale's case-- he's set the bar high and not only pushing himself but also nottingham's entire team- he's needed more motion, and a lighter prosthetic but durable at the same time- 3 3 "cameron has challllged us on every aspect of that." massengale, was a sophomore at the citadel when he lost his right hand in the summer of two thousand fourteen, working at a butcher shop- 3 3 3 "i thought everything was done, not return to citadel, thought i'd just sit at home with my parents day after day." but this young man persevered- once he got his prosthesis, his life changed- determined, to return to the citadel and finish what he started- 3 3 "i can do more stuff than i
lifts weights, completes intense physical training, finishes long runs while holding things above his head and even rifle drills- 3 3 "i love just being able to persevere over my own injuries, i love inspiring other people and helping other people." inspiring the very people helping him overcome his injury- 3 3 "cameron has taught us to be on top of our game and dig deeper to find the things that will be better for him."one thing massengale was adamant about----the fact there's no ceiling when referencing his future- 3 3 "i've got the opportunity to meet people like me people who are missing more limbs than i am and they're doing more stuff than i am so there's no ceiling, no such thing at all." 3 adlib talk about the hand weblive maybe? http://www.hangerclinic. com/limb-loss/adult-
3 chief meteorologist kendra kent joins us now with a look at your fofocast- 3 mostly clear skies will lead to another cold night, but it will be a few degrees warmer than previous nights. lows will drop to 31 in the upstate and 25 in the mountains on thursday morning. clouds will increase through the day on thursday, with highs getting back into the low 50s with is right around normal for this time of year. rain should hold off until late thursday night, so the daylight hours are looking dry.frfray morning will bring scattered light rain showers, with precipitation staying liquid even in the mountains as it looks now. highs will reach the low 50s once again on friday with only isolated rain showers during the afternoon. this weekend will be milder as highs approach 60 in the upstate. another round of rain is set to move in during the day saturday and linger into saturday night. skies will clear on sunday and temperatures will remain mild before the chilly air settles in for sunday night. next week
with highs in the 40s. with the cold air in place, we'll be watching the gulf closely for any developing storms. if anything did develop, we'd have a good chance for winter weather. however, most of the models keep conditions dry through much of next week. 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 your area.just text carolina weather to 23765 carolina your area.watches and alerts on well as get info on the go, as latest weather you
download our and make sure to 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 your area.just text carolina weather to 23765 to download! 3 3 3 3 "here in phoenix ariziza and what a beautiful setting for the national championship game. of course we are just
between the clemson tigers and alabama. should be a pretty epic game and fox carolina will have you covered with all your live reports, analysis, statistics that you need to know before the big game. and of course aaron cheslock will be out here joining me as well. and again the players get here friday and we'll have all your updates here right on fox carolina. from phoenix arizona, shannon soummerfield, fox carolina sports." 3 and monday at 7tune in for our special report"undefeated: clemson's return to the championship."we'll be going in depth on the tigers first shot at the national title since 1981.and joining us now aaron cheslock 3 and we've got 3 plenty of national title previews to get to tonight... 3 including an update on shaq lawson... the acc defensive player of the year dealing with a sprained mcl... what's his pain level? and how likely is he to suit up for the title game? game?plus we head to tuscaloosa and hear from bama
nothing new for them to play in the national championship.. but what does he think of the tigers? that and more, straight ahead in sports... 3 and we're going to miami... where two police officers are talking only on fox...about helping a nine-year-old girl take home the game ball from clemson's orange bowl win.hear from them...coming up!
level tigers defensive end shaq lawson's dealing with... the daniel high alum spraining his m-c-l in the orange bowl... but the acc defensive player of the year says he's planning to suit up on monday... monday...losing lawson would be a huge blow for clemson's defense... he leads the nation in tackles for loss with 23-and a half... and ten and a half sacks... with the tigers front four set to square off with heisman trophy winner derrick henry.. lawson says he plans to play through the pain, but nothing's certain... 3 "my injury is just a slight sprain. it aint got nothing to do with all of that, i just want to play in this game. to play my last game for clemson in the national championship. i don't want to leave no doubts and not be able to play in the last game. so i'd be highly upset if i don't be able to play." 3 while it's the first time clemson's been in the national championship in 34-years... this isn't anything new for nick saban and alabama... their fourth appearance in the title game in less than a decade under nick saban...
undefeated clemson team, ranked number one in the country for months... it's the tide that most are picking to bring home the championship... 3 "this is going to be a totally different kind of game too. because these guys average 80- some plays a game, where michigan state didn't average that many. they weren't a fast-ball team. the game's going to be longer and the players are going to play more plays. so this is going ot be a game where condititning's at a premium." premium."much more coverage of the national title game coming up throughout the week... but it's the last time we'll be here for a while... shannon and i both in arizona starting on thursday... 3 but once the game's over it'll be all about the panthers... the number one seed in the nfc in a good, but interesting position... wait and see mode before they know who'll they're facing in the playoffs... playoffs...carolina continues practice none-the-less earlier... without knowing who to game-plan for... practices essentially focused on working
offense and defense.. as well as trying to get some guys like running back jonathan stewart healthy... coming off a bye in the playoffs, isn't new for ron rivera's bunch... they just haven't had a lot of success at it.. 3 "we've gone through it, we've gone through it a couple of times, so i think moreso than anything else, it's about what have we learned? what have i learned as the head coach? i did some things up in terms of preparation for this week, so we'll see how it plays out." out."carolina going 0-5 in games after bye's in riveras first four seasons... 3 tons of firings and resignations among nfl coaches this week... tampa bay's lovie smith the latest to get axed just hours ago... sean payton's not one of them... the saints coach announcing he's not leaving new orleans.. 7 nfl hc vacancies.. 3 to the hardwood where the
competition... both the men's and women's teams haven't lost yet this season... their combined 27-0 start's the best in sec history... frank martin's bunch in the top-25 for the first time in more than a decade... dawn staley's group comes in at number two overall... and says s-c's becoming more than just football.. 3 "i'm happy that the fans are happy and sharing in some of the spotlight with the football team and making this an all-sports state. there's room for all of us because there's so many gamecock fans that want to see us do well." 3 quick baseball note... sluggers ken griffey junior and mike piazza are goign to cooperstown... griffey, or the kid, setting a record with 99- percent of the votes... the most ever.. and since you're wondering, steroid era stars roger clemons and barry bonds each rose to about 45 percent
3 3 we're back with the nightcap-- 3 two miami dade police officers are talking only on fox carolina...about how they helped make a special moment happen for a tigers fan during the orange bowl. bowl.you'll remember--the officers stepped in to help 9-year-old avery youghan...who you see caught the game ball at the end of clemson's big win over oklahoma.in the excitement...avery accidentally dropped the ball...and others rushed to grab it...but thanks to two officers....she not only got back the football...but it was even signed by head coach dabo swinney. 3 3 3 "it felt good as a father to make these kids smile and get their gift for coming out here