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to play in the national champship.we're live in arizona with a full preview. 3 good morning.... it's friday, january 8.i'm lauren elise.... 3 and i'm ben hill.. here with chris scott.thanks for joining us on the morning news.we are bringing you complete coverage of the tigers' trip to the national championship. championship.meteorologist nicole papay has made it out to arizona.. we'll check in with her for a first look at our weather.. 3 3 3 ((wrap up)) 3 let's send it over to chris
3 this morning.. an anderson county man accused of starting a standoff with the swat team is behind bars. bars.19 year old ronnie cannon is charged with making a bomb threat with a fake device. deputies say they were called out to a home on hawthorne drive around 7:30 last night. night.cannon's mother told investigators her son was on drugs and claimed to have a bomb.investigators say the standoff lasted about two and a half hours.. before a k-9 was sent in.deputies say cannon was treated for a dog bite before being taken to jail.we're told there was no bomb in the house. 3 3 covering our counties-- spartanburg county deputies are still working to piece together a shooting from thursday night. night.deputies were called to a home on reidville road in
night.deputies tell us one person had been shot.. but we don't know their condition. we're told investigators are supposed to be back on scene this morning. 3 another shooting is under investigation in laurens county.clinton public safety officers say one person was shot in the leg on north broad street thursday night.officers say a second person reportedly took off running and jumped a fence when police arrived.that person was not located.the case is still under investigation. 3 greenville county deputies say they're investigating more cases of vandalism. vandalism.the sheriff's office says they got about 20 reports of vandalism between monday and tuesday.this is a look at where those reports came in-- investigators say it looks like a bb gun or pellet gun was used. 3 we're told the damage is similar to the vandalism that happened at three churchs in simpsonville.if you know anything about these cases, you're asked to call 1-888-crime-sc 3 3 the count down is **down** to just three days before clemson takes on alabama monday night
3 the tigers are packing up and will be heading to phoenix today. today.and fox carolina is already there: there:sports anchor shannon sommerville is live in arizona ..and shannon we understand you got to explore downtown phoenix a bit last night? 3 that's right and while there weren't many fans around last night it'll be packed this weekend...its all 3 a part of the college football fan central central 3 check out the set up they have going on. there's going to be a ton of activities going on . more than 45 thousand are expected to attend this three day festival...they'll have pep rallies, celebrity appearances, youth sports clinics and fans can also observe media dada the festival begins today at 3 at the phoenix convention center...and while there will be a lot of entertainment there we actually found some entertainment just when we were walking around the
3 "basically we out here looking for a win and...cheering for alabama or backing up clemson. but i'm a nfl man so i come through with green bay. and i'm cheering for my team to get past the first round. looking at the squad just lookiki for some answers trying to get through and put a whipping on the panthers. i'm sorry but thats where i came from thats where i rep so thats where i stay up." up." 3 don't worry lauren and ben...i gave him a hard time about that panthers comment. so covering bases with our sports teams out here. but everyone around the area excited to have this event coming to town. certainly a lot going on- even if you're not going to the game. 3 but overall just some really friendly- and talented people in phoenix and i'm sure we'll meet a lot more throughout the weekend. just don't expect me to rap anime soon..... soon.....
3 clemson tiger fans are getting pumped for monday's national championship.if you're not we've got info on how you can give them a proper send off.. that's coming up next. 3 here's a live look over i-85 and pelham in greenville-- you're watching the morning news on fox carolina. with at&t the choice is yours. you only pay for the services you need to make your bundle work for you. call now to get high speed internet for just $15 a month for 12 months with a one-year term... with tv, home phone or even wireless. on one at&t bill. with u-verse high speed internet, you get fast speed at an affordable price... and a wi-fi gateway that connects all your devices so you can save on mobile data usage at home. call now to get high speed internet
3 you're watching the morning news with lauren elise, ben hill, meteorologist nicole papay, chris scott with pit crew traffic. 3 welcome back to the morning news on fox carolina.you're taking a live look over ab tech 3 3 later today.. two republican presidential candidates are coming back to south carolina to talk with voters. voters.in the upstate... former florida governor jeb bush will be in pendleton.he's having a town hall meeting at dyar's diner.that's on old greenville highway.it starts at 6:30. 3 and republican front runner donald trump will be in rock hill.he's having a rally at the coliseum at winthrop universititthat starts at 7:00. 3 here's a look at the field of 12 candidates running for the republican nomination for president.they will be back in south carolina next thursday for a debate in charleston. charleston.and these are the democrats appearing on the south carolina primary ballot.
charleston on the 17th. 3 3 they'll be wheels up in just a few hours-- but before they take off- there's one last chance for you to wish the tigers "good luck" before they land in arizona for the national championship game. game.fox carolina's ashley minelli is live from memorial stadium this morning-- could be a *big* send off... 3 - pep band will be here- spirit squads 3 - expecting nothing less than a big send off... - what we've seen all season from tiger fans - *just* a send off: no interviews with players or coachesanother spot fans plan to gather: - 12:30 - 85 overpass at mauldin road in greenville county- orange ags, signs, pom poms- waving tigers in as they head to the airportairport: - asking fans not to go there, not any
3 fox carolina has continuing coverage of the tigers' road to the national championship. you can catch live reports from arizona later today at four, ten and 11.and we're keeping you updated around the clock on fox carolina dot com and social media. 3 time for weather and traffic. we'll send it back out to nicole in az.. az.. 3 3 3 mostly cloudy on friday with showers starting the day. highs peak near 50 degrees with rain tapering off in the afternoon. saturday will be cloudy with rain arriving late in the day. temperatures will likely peak in the low 50s and
on sunday with partly cloudy skies sticking around. highs will peak in the mid-50s and upper 40s throughout the day. monday will be sunny with highs in the low to upper 40s. tuesday will be sunny and coolol peaking in the low to upper 40s throughout the day. wednesday will be sunny as temperatures only peak in the low 40s and upper 30s. sunshine will continue on thursday with temperatures peaking in the low to upper 40s once again.
3 let's send it over to chris. 3 3 3 we're watching: watching: 3 here's a live look at the s.c.d.o.t. cam on--pit crew traffic 3 sponsored by kevin whitaker chevrolet cadillac! 3 3 3 news you need to know..a seneca mother is facing three counts of child neglect as her infant remains in critical condition.whitney barnwell's boyfriend-- leroy morris is also being held on no bond. he's accused of shaking and hurting the baby because she was crying. 3 governor nikki haley is putting about a dozen new
finances all this week.3 welcome back to the morning news on fox carolina.we're looking live over usc upstate in spartanburg. 3 a family in simpsonville is asking for help to raise money needed for their one month old's heart transplant. transplant.the family of little "callie" says she's waiting patiently in charleston for a transplant. her dad, joshua, passed out bracelets earlier this week in simponsville.they say "prayin for callie." little callie was taken to charleston for surgery just 36 hours after being born.her father says their faith is keeping them strong. 3 "i strongly believe that god
matter what we do, or what the doctors do, he has an agenda and we hope that everyone keeps her in their prayers and gives her the strength to get through this." this."3 joshua says he is grateful for the support of the community. he says callie will not survive without a new heart and has been added to the donor list. to donate to their go fund me page you can visit fox carolina dot com. 3 time for weather and traffic every 10 minutes. minutes.we'll send it back out to nicole in arizona.. 3 mostly cloudy today with scattered showers sticking around throughout the morning. this afternoon rain will taper off as highs peak near 50
by vandals.. again.what we know about the latest incident.. coming up. 3 good morning.... it's friday, january 8.i'm ben hill. hill.and i'm lauren elise.. here with chris scott.thanks for joining us on the morning news.we are bringing you complete coverage of the tigers' trip to the national championship. championship.meteorologist nicole papay has made it out to scottsdale.. we'll check in with her for a first look at our weather.. 3 3 mostly cloudy today with scattered showers sticking around throughout the morning. this afternoon rain will taper off as highs peak near 50 degrees area-wide. overnight lows will fall into the low
cloudy skies. wet weather will likely return on saturday. 3 ((wrap up)) 3 let's send it over to chris. 3 we're watching:hwy 101@ mcelahney rdhammett bridge rd@ suber rdold spartanburg rd@ cunningham rd rd 3 here's a live look at the s.c.d.o.t. cam on-- 3 3 3 the number one clemson tigers are three days away from facing off against alabama for their first shot at a national title since 1981. 1981.they leave for phoenix today... and fox carolina is covering it all for you.
sommerville is live in scottsdale with more on how the team is preparing.. 3 when the tigers head out here to phoenix its probably more of a business trip...that business of course being trying to win a national championship.... championship....3 but arizona's certainly providing a picturesque backdrop for the biggest game in college football. fans expected to start pouring into phoenix over the next few days...the fan fest alone expects more than 450 thousand people...while the tigers will certainly have their hands full getting ready to face alabama...head coach dabo swinney hopes players get a chance to appreciate the experience... 3 3 i'm excited for our guys to see a different part of the country. i've only been out there once. maybe touchdown out there twice. i think its great for our guys to experience that so thats the neat thing about college. just seeing those guys get those experiences.
3 those guys will get that experience starting this afternoon when they touchdown in phoenix. ashley minelli in tigertown covering their departure. and on this end we'll have aaron cheslock waiting on their arrival in the grand canyon state... 3 for now let's send it back to the studio...ben and lauren? lauren? 3 3 coming up monday night... you'll want to tune 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.that's monday night at 7:00 right here on fox carolina. 3 3 all new this morning.. football fans could have a hard time getting around phoenix.
are now on strike. strike.the union announced the strike overnight.. after contract negotiations with the city fell through.our sister station--kpho-- reports this strike **will affect the major routes where football fans will be heading for monday's national championship game.the mayor of phoenix tweeted that he's disappointed by the strike.. and expects negotiations to resume today. 3 3 covering our counties-- three people are in jail after a chase involving anderson county deputies. deputies.authorities say kayla gosnell was the driver... and daniel o'brien and carla ryder were passengers in the car. car.we're told the chase started thursday morning, when anderson police saw a car that was reported stolen.deputies and troopers joined in the pursuit.it eventually ended on i-85 north when the car slammed into the back of a truck.all three suspects are still locked up this morning. 3 in oconee county--authorities have filed more charges in the case of an abused newborn. morris is being held on no bond.seneca police say he admitted to shaking and throwing his girlfriend's
she was crying.we're told the infant is in critical condition with brain hemmorages and swelling. swelling.police have now charged the baby's mother-- whitney barnwell-- with three counts of child neglect. investigators say the home where they lived was filthy.at locked up. 3 in greenville county..a motel is back open after dozens of families were forced out when it was condemned last month. month.greenville county leaders shut the savannah suites down on wade hampton boulevard in december.several issues were cited-- including roof leaks, unsanitary conditions and a broken elevator.inspectors say they checked up on the motel and found most of the issues were taken care of.managers with savannah suites say business is expected to resume as normal. 3 in pickens county-clemson university police say they are looking for whomever vandalized tillman hall yet again. again.the campus building has been at the center of controversy for the past year. many want it re-named because its namesake -- former governor "ben tillman" -- was a known white surpemacist. authorities say someone spray
building sometime early thursday morningthey read "stop honoring tillman"...and on the adjacent wall..."rename tillman hall."maintenance workers have covered it up and are working to remove it. 3 time for weather and traffic every 10 minutes.we'll send it back out to nicole in phoenix.. phoenix.. 3 3 mostly cloudy today with scattered showers sticking around throughout the morning. this afternoon rain will taper off as highs peak near 50 degrees area-wide. overnight lows will fall into the low 40s and upper 30s under mostly cloudy skies. wet weather will likely return on saturday.
3 you're watching the morning news with lauren elise, ben hill, meteorologist nicole papay, chris scott with pit crew traffic. 3 welcome back to the morning news on fox carolina.you are looking live at gsp airport 3 3 governor haley is working to make south carolina safer for victims of domestic violence. violence. she announced thursday she's putting in place about a dozen new reforms through executive orders.last year governor haley commissioned a task force to figure out how to
says she will make sure a prosecutor is assigned to every county in the state to decrease backlogs.medical staff and counselors will also receive special training on how to handle domestic violence cases. 3 the december jobs report is out and its good news.u-s employers added 292-thousand jobs last month.. month..the report released in just the last few minutes showed the unemployment rate also stayed the same at 5- percent.reps with the labor department say today's report will indicate if jobs in america will continue to grow this year or not. 3 the powerball jackpot continues to grow after no one was lucky enough to win wednesday's drawing. drawing.according to powerball officials, the new jackpot is up to 700 million dollars which is an all time high.the cash payout is estimated to be about 430 million dollars. powerball's next drawing is tomorrow night here on fox carolina.the odds are estimated to be at 1 in 292 point 2 million. 3 3 tiger fans-- there's one last shot for you to wave your team on to victory today.
off from memorial stadium... but before they fly off to arizona-- there's one last party in the west zone. zone.ashley minelli is live there this morning.. with details on the big send off. 3 buses expected to take off from the west zone around 12:30 heading straight to gsp... 3 - we've seen fans gather here all season long- this afternoon: pep band and spirit squads will join them one more time... for a final *farewell* and good luck rally - no talking to players, coaches- just waving them offnot the *only* send off- fans gathering around 12:30 in greenville county on the mauldin road overpass on eye 85 as they head to the airport 3 airport:- asking that fans not gather there, no where to gather at gsp
keeping you updated around the clock on fox carolina dot com and social media. 3 time for weather and traffic. we'll send it back out to nicole in scottsdale.. scottsdale.. 3 3 3 mostly cloudy on friday with showers starting the day. highs peak near 50 degrees with rain tapering off in the afternoon. saturday will be cloudy with rain arriving late in the day. temperatures will likely peak in the low 50s and upper 40s. rain will taper off on sunday with partly cloudy skies sticking around. highs
upper 40s throughout the day. monday will be sunny with highs in the low to upper 40s. tuesday will be sunny and cool, peaking in the low to upper 40s throughout the day. wednesday will be sunny as temperatures only peak in the low 40s and upper 30s. sunshine will continue on thursday with temperatures peaking in the low to upper 40s once again.
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3 we're back with news you need to know...the clemson tigers will be leaving for arizona this afternoon at 12:30.you send them off at the westzone. fans are asked to arrive at 1145.they will be flying out from g-s-p but fans are asked airport. 3 an anderson county man accused of making a bomb threat and starting a standoff with the swat team is behind bars. deputies say it started at a
7:30 last night.it ended when a k-9 unit went in and bit the man. 3 republican presidental hopeful jeb bush will be in the upstate today.he'll be talking with voters in pendleton during a town hall meeting at dyar's diner.that's on old greenville highway.it starts at 6:30 tonight. 3 we'll send it back out to nicole in arizona.. arizona.. 3 mostly cloudy today with scattered showers sticking around throughout the morning. this afternoon rain will taper off as highs peak near 50 degrees area-wide. overnight lows will fall into the low 40s and upper 30s under mostly cloudy skies. wet weather will likely return on saturday.
3 let's get one last look at traffic. 3 we're watching: accident bethlehem church rd@clarence cir cir 3 here's a live look at the s.c.d.o.t. cam on-- 3 3 thanks for joining us for the morning news on fox carolina. don't forget.. we'll have much move live coverage from phoenix today at four, ten and 11 .. and all weekend long. have a great friday.. it's