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3 we're watching:collision rd 3 3 3 we're just hours away from the college football national championshiptonight -- the 14 and oh tigers look to finish the season **undefeated with another win. 3 fox carolina's shannon sommerville is live in arizona with more on clemson and their match-up against alabama. 3 its just a matter of hours now for the national championship game kickoff ...all that
and a national title is 60 minutes of football... 3 3 but thats 60 minutes against an alabama team with arguably the best defense in the country...not too mention their offense featuring heisman trophy winner derrick henry... but the tigers have some dynamic playmakers too and as head coach dabo swinney says "no one has more will to win than number 4." deshaun watson. but the alabama defense has held opponents to the 2nd fewest yards per game in the country. the tide also have a great pass rushing game with the most sacks in the country. but don't worry i'm not done yet tigers fans...in deshaun watson's been blitzed on 27% of his drop backs...in those situations he's thrown interceptions. 3 3 they're very good they're very talented they have a lot of skill set very well coached by kirby smart but we just gotta do what we by kirby smart but have a lot of skill they're
they have a lot of skill set very well coached by kirby smart but we just gotta do what we do i can't really focus on what they have. i'll focus on my job and if the times come when i have to run then i'll run but if not than i'm not gonna force it so when i have a lot more playmakers around me that can make plays and if i give them the opportunity to have the ball in their hands they're gonna make those plays." plays." 3 vegas odds favoring the tide and most college football experts emphatically going with alabama... but you know the tigers embrace that underdog role... 3 and somehow at 14-0 the tigers still with something to prove. but in just a matter of hours they'll get the chance to do it. 3 3 3 if you couldn't make it to
couldn't if you couldn't 3 make it to arizona -- there's a special party just for you in the upstate... to cheer on the tigers with *thousands* of other fans. 3 and the best part-- it's free! 3 fox carolina's ashley minelli is live at the well this morning-- ashley what time are things getting started? 3 - 7pm- adlib about set up 3 - much like the clemson bball game over the weekend- packed house here at the well- expecting 12-thousand people
clemson alumni association, iptay and clemson club of greenville all teamed up- concession stands will be open - trivia, contests throughout the night - gm of well: put a lot into this event 3 3 "we've been planning since new years' eve to make sure it's an experience that everyone will remember and one that is worthy of a national championship!" 3 family friendly event:- facepainting - balloon makers for the kids 3 - halftime lip sync battle- free, kick off at 8:30
3 coming up tonight on fox carolina... be sure to catch our special report-- "undefeated: clemson's road to the championship."we'll be going in -depth on the tigers' first shot at a national title since 1981.that's at 7:00 tonight here on fox carolina. 3 and we're bringing you continuing coverage of the game tonight.we'll be keeping you updated on fox carolina dot com and our social media pages.and we'll have live and 11. 3
has died. died.a representative for the singer announced early this morning that bowie passed away peacefully after a battle with cancer.bowie turned 69 on friday.. and released his 25th album, "blackstar," on the same day.bowie's career spanned four decades.his big breakthrough was in 1972.. when he created his alter ego, "ziggy stardust."his big hits included "space oddity," "young americans" and "let's dance."bowie is survived by his wife, iman, and two 3 3 anticipation is growing after no one won the powerball over the weekend.and that's brought the jackpot up to a record-busting 1-point-3 billion dollars. dollars.this is now the largest lottery jackpot in the world... and could actually increase before the next drawing.lottery officials say the odds of winning are one in 292-point-2 million.the next drawing is wednesday night at 10:59 here on fox carolina. 3
3 welcome back to the morning news on fox carolina.we're back with a live look over greenville. 3 3 covering our 3 counties--an autopsy is planned today, after a newborn baby's body was found in anderson county. county.the child's mother-- 23 year old joanie holcombe is in jail on a murder charge. deputies say she confessed to putting the baby girl in a plastic bag after giving birth. birth.a witness tells fox carolina.. her neighbor was walking near cherokee drive on saturday.. when they found the baby's remains.authorities say they don't know how long the body had been there.holcombe is due in court later this week. 3 we're working to find out the name of the person who died in a crash in spartanburg county. the coroner says one person was killed around 6:00 sunday night on victor hill road near j. verne smith parkway.details of the crash are not known. greer police are investigating.
3 clemson fans aren't the only ones gearing up for the national championship -- academy sports is too. too.if clemson beats alabama academy sports says they will open immediately after the game so tiger fans can get their "national championship" gear.boxes of fan merchandise that say "clemson college football's national champs" are waiting at the sporting good store on woodruff road. 3 3 3 "go tigers were hoping for that big win against alabama were real excited as everyone else in the store umm as you know once clemson starts that good strike you know the city is live so were just hoping they come thru for us." us."we're told all upstate locations will open immediately if the tigers win. if the tigers don't win the championship--the gear will be shipped back to its orginal vendor.
3 we'll send it back out to nicole papay in scottsdale .. .. 3 3 monday will be clear and chilly with temperatures climbing into the mid-40s in the upstate and upper 30s in western north carolina. temperatures will fall into the 20s once again before rebounding in the mid to upper 40s for tuesday. sunshine will dominate throughout the day. wednesday will be chilly once
mid-40s and mid to upper 30s under clear skies. look to see sunshine persist on thursday as highs peak in the low 50s and upper 40s. friday will be partly cloudy skies with temperatures hovering in the low to mid-50s. look for rain chances to return on saturday as highs climb into the upper 40s. skies will be mostly cloudy throughout. sunday will finish off the weekend with a
3 ((weather hit)) 3 let's send it over to chris. 3 3 3 we're watching:timberleaf dr @ woodsberry shoals dr 3 3 here's a live look 3 at the s.c.d.o.t. cam on--pit crew traffic sponsored by kevin whitaker chevrolet cadillac! 3 3 3 now for a look at news you need to know..anderson county deputies are investigating
to death in iva.the coroner says casey waddell and justin williams were found saturday morning.there is no word on any suspects or arrests this morning. 3 state senator billy o'dell will be laid to rest in greenwood this afternoon. o'dell represented abbeville, anderson, and greenwood counties for more than 25 years.governor haley has ordered flags across the state to fly at half staff today. 3 mexico has begun the process of extraditing joaquin "el chapo" guzman to the united states.the drug lord was recaptured after his second escape from prison last year. 3 this morning you can cheer on your tigers simply by eating breakfast. breakfast.the chick-fil-a in clemson is serving tiger paw shaped biscuits this morning until 10:30.according to the manager, tyler herbert, the unique biscuits have been on the menu at the clemson location since the fall.but -- he says tonight's title game has caused the biscuit to get attention all across the nation.herbert warns there are impostors trying to serve
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3 hollywood is 3 celebrating the first awards show of the year.and the 73rd annual golden globes brought some surprises, and some of the usual winners last night. night.the night started with another trophy for kate winslet.. for her role in "steve jobs."in the comedy categories-- matt damon won for "the martian"... and jennifer lawrence won for "joy."leonardo dicaprio picked up a trophy for "the revenant." sylvester stallone's comeback in "creed" won him an award.in the t-v category.. taraji henson won for "empire."and lady gaga won her first acting
work week as 3 temperatures climb into the mid-40s across the upstate and upper 30s in western north carolina. skies will be clear throughout the day and evening with lows falling into the low to upper 20s once again overnight. 3 ((weather hit)) 3 let's send it over to the pit crew traffic center. 3 we're watching: watching: 3 here's a live look at the s.c.d.o.t. cam on-- 3 3 3 it's ______.tigers fans are just hours away tigers fans are it's ______.
3 the wait is 3 almost over for tigers fans. we're live in arizona with a preview of tonight's national championship against alalama. alabama. 3 if you didn't make it to arizona.. you can still gather with hundreds of fellow fans to cheer on the tigers tonight. we're live at bon wellness arena with more on the big party they're planning. 3 good morning.... it's monday, january 11.i'm ben hill. hill.and i'm lauren elise .. here with chris scott.thanks for joining us on the morning news.ououteam coverage of the tigers' road to the national championship continues...and tonight is the night. night.morning meteorologist nicole papay is live in 3
3 it will be chilly to start the work week as temperatures climb into the mid-40s across the upstate and upper 30s in western north carolina. skies will be clear throughout the day and evening with lows falling into the low to upper 20s once again overnight. 3 ((wrap up)) 3 let's send it over to chris. 3 we're watching: watching:
s.c.d.o.t. cam on-- 3 3 3 we're hours away from the title game... were continuing our live coverage of the clemson tigers pursuit of a national championship.. 3 sports anchor shannon sommerville is live in scottsdale, arizona with more on what the tigers are bringing to the table. 3 we've talked a 3 lot about the bama offense, but remember.. it's the tigers
offense in the country into this one.. one.. 3 and the talent levels just astounding for clemson.. so many weapons... it obviously starts with deshaun watson.. who's just 301 yards away from becoming the first quarterback in fbs history to throw for 4- thousand and rush for a thousand in the same season.. then there's wayne g glman, who set the tigers single season rushing record this season.. without wideouts mike williams and deon cain... still plenty of targets for watson to toss darts at... artavis scott, dorman's charone peake, and guys like freshman hunter renfrow and star tight end jordan leggett have really stepped up this season.. watson knows he doesn't need to do it all himself.. just let whoever is open make plays... 3 3 3 3 "just my whole skillset and doing what i do. if the time has come, then i'm going to do what i have to do to, if i have to run, then i'm going to run, if not then i'm not going to force it. i mean we have a lot more playmakers around me that can make plays. and if i
get the ball in their hands plays." 3 "i mean if you go out the and do things that you normally don't do, you're going to lose the game so we're going to do what we do. it's gonna be great. we're about to go play for the national championship. so it's definitely bigger than all the other games we've played, but i mean it's just going to be great." great."scott leads the tigers with 89 catches this year.. but get this.. there are nine tigers with double digit catches this season.. they're simply very deep on the outside.. 3 but when the two coaches of the best teams in college football say there needs to be a change you gotta hope the nfl at least takes it into consideration. 3 ben, lauren back 3 to you..
3 even though the game is in arizona... one of the biggest national championship parties is happening right here in the upstate tonight! tonight!the well is inviting you to watch the game with *thousands* of tiger fans. 3 ashley minelli is live there this morning-- and ashley the best part of this event-- it's free! 3 free... and family friendly... something for everyone
games: 3 concessions open for the whole night- facepainting, balloon making for the kids- lip sync battle during halftime - mc of the night: jdew, voice of greenville drive- tons of contests, giveaways the whole night 3 3 "it's not solid orange unless you're here with all of us,. but there's not an opportunity at home to win those t-shirts and the gym membership and duke tickets." tickets."the well teamed up with: - clemson alumni association- iptay- clemson club of greenvillebeen planning the event since new years eve win in the *orange* bowl 3 - doors open at 7 here- game starts at 8:30
3 coming up 3 tonight on fox carolina... be report-- "undefeated: clemson's road to the championship."we'll be going in -depth on the tigers' first shot at a national title since 1981.that's at 7:00 tonight here on fox carolina. continuing coverage of the national championship on air and online.we'll have updates throughout the game on fox carolina dot com.. facebook and twitter.and yoyocan catch more live reports from arizona tonight at 10 and 11. 3 3 covering our counties--we are working to get more information after two people were found dead in an anderson county home. home.deputies say the bodies were discovered saturday morning on pierce and amy road. the coroner tells us casey waddell and justin williams were both shot.but no other details have been released. anyone with information on this case is asked to call the anderson county sheriff's office. 3 rescue crews in macon county, north carolina have found the
waterfall.we're told the body of "sean kasey" was recovered sunday.witnesses say he had fallen on saturday... but the search had to be called off that night due to bad weather. 3 later today, the greenville police department is asking for your input on their plans to use body cameras. cameras.they're holding another public meeting tonight at 7:00 at city hall.the department is looking for suggestions from the public as they write their policy on how the cams will be used..last fall, greenville police received a 93 thousand dollar grant from the federal government to start the program. 3 3 time for weather and traffic every 10 minutes. minutes.we'll send it out to nicole papay in arizona.. arizona.. 3 3 it will be chilly to start the work week as temperatures climb into the mid-40s across the upstate and upper 30s in western north carolina. skies will be clear throughout the day and evening with lows falling into the low to upper
adams mill rd @ mckinney rd/tracy ln/tree down down 3 3 here's a live look at the s.c.d.o.t. cam on-- 3 3 it's ______.3 clemson fans are everywhere coming up: the tiger fan base that calls arizona home.what theyve been up to ahead of the big game--next. 3 here's a live look at the clemson chick fil a.they are serving tiger paw biscuits in honor of the tigers-- you're watching the morning news on
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 looking live in london.fans are coming together to remember david bowie.. who passed away from cancer sunday. his 69th birthday was on friday. 3 3 mexican investigators say they want to talk with american actor sean penn and mexican actress kate del castillo. castillo.penn published an article in rolling stone on
visit he had with mexican drug lord "el chapo" in october of last year -- monons after his prison escape.del castillo is credited with setting up the meeting between the two.video of the meeting was also released with the article where chapo talks about his life and the drug trade.penn says the meeting took place in a mexican jungle and now mexican investigators say they want to know a more specific location. 3 new york police say they are looking for a fifth rape suspect after arresting four teens. teens.police say five teens forced a father at gun point to leave his daughter so they could rape her.investigators say the 18 year old girl was attacked on a playground thursday night.the victim was taken treated at the hospital and released.police say all five were caught on surveillance camera before the attack. 3 later today the baltimore police officer who drove the van that carried freddie gray will testify in court. court.investigators say "caesar goodson" was with gray the entire trip in the van but he is the only officer to not
happened the day gray was arrested.investigators also say the van made six stops with gray in the back where he was handcuffed and shackled but not restrained.goodson is facing a murder charge and 30 3 3 ever since clemson won the orange bowl -- the desert has orange and purple. purple.and thanks to one clemson alum, all those tigers have a place to meet and party. party.five years ago, the arizona clemson club was created by tracey clark.clark is a tigers alum who wanted to connect with other clemson 3 3 they miss the south. they miss sc, nc, they miss seeing all the clemson fans, and that our club is really family to them, and it's just a wonderful feeling seeing them experience this big event." event."now, there are over two hundred members in the club. they held a huge party sunday with was food, raffles, and a
3 time for weather and traffic every 10 minutes. minutes. 3 3 morning meteorologist nicole papay is live in scottsdale for us.. 3 3 3 monday will be clear and chilly with temperatures climbing into the mid-40s in the upstate and upper 30s in western north carolina. temperatures will fall into the 20s once again before rebounding in the mid to upper 40s for tuesday. sunshine will dominate throughout the day.
again as highs only reach the mid-40s and mid to upper 30s under clear skies. look to see sunshine persist on thursday as highs peak in the low 50s and upper 40s. friday will be partly cloudy skies with temperatures hovering in the low to mid-50s. look for rain chances to return on saturday as highs climb into the upper 40s. skies will be mostly cloudy throughout. sunday will finish off the weekend with a
3 3 news you need to know..rock and roll legend david bowie has died.a representative announced early this morning that bowie passed away peacefully after a battle with cancer.bowie released his last album on his 69th birthday friday. 3 an autopsy is planned today, after a newborn baby's body was found in anderson county. the child's mother-- 23 year old joanie holcombe is in jail on a murder charge and investigators say she confessed to the crime.she is due in court later this week. 3 the powerball jackpot is now up to a record-busting 1-point-3 **billion dollars. this is now the largest lottery jackpot in the world... and could actually increase before the next drawing.the next drawing is wednesday night at 10:59 right here on fox carolina. 3 time for birthday shout-outs, -champ from abbeville. abbeville.if you'd like us to mention a birthday on the air, send the name, date, and hometown to *birthdays at fox carolina dot com.*and let us know if you'd like to see it in either the 7 or 8 o'clock hour.
3 hey, guys, it's annie. now, if you're anything like me, you're always looking for ways to save money, especially when it comes to your weekly grocery trip. well, with walmart every day low prices, saving money while keeping the pantry full... that's easier than you think. in head-to-head shopping, the total at walmart beat that of bi-lo. greenville, the total amount saved at walmart vs. bi-lo was $24.76 on this week's groceries - that's 19%. so head to walmart and see what you
3 we're back with a live look over greenville 3 if you've been a lifelong clemson fan have you wondered how much all your fan gear is worth? worth?we spoke with the owners of two clemson memorabilia stores.they say if you have clothes or equipment collected from a winning team or a famous player -- that will be more valuable than other collectables.they also say if you have autographed items, they're also worth more.one
todada's most popular player. 3 3 3 "the best item right now is the desaun watson sports illustrated, he's been on two covers." covers.""value on down the road, it depends on him, the heisman next year the championship monday night." night."the owner of mister knickerbockers says they will have championship gear with exclusive designs tomorrow morning as early as 9:00 if clemson wins. 3 now time for weather and traffic trafficnicole papay is live in 3 3 3 it will be chilly to start the work week as temperatures climb into the mid-40s across
3 it's ______.tigers fans are just hours away from cheering on their team in the national championship.we've got team coverage-- from the upstate to arizona-- coming up next. 3 be sure to stay with fox carolina all morning long. we're bringing you the days top stories until nine o'clock. throughout our four hours of news you can catch live
weather and traffic updates news starts now. now. 3 the wait is almost over for tigers fans.we're live in arizona with a preview of tonight's national championship against alabama. alabama. 3 if you didn't make it to arizona.. you can still gather with hundreds of fellow fans to cheer on the tigers tonight. we're live at bon secours wellness arena with more on the big party they're planning. 3 good morning.... it's monday, january 11.i'm lauren elise.... 3 and i'm ben hill.. here with chris scott.thanks for joining us on the morning news.we are just hours away from the clemson tigers taking the field in the national championship game.. and fox carolina has team coverage for you. you.morning meteorologist nicole papay is live in scottsdale for us.. 3