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bit breezy this morning, few high clouds by afternoon, highs near or slightly above 50 tonight, clear, lows upper 20s. turning windy tuesday ahead of a cold front moving through, for the most part my thinking is it will be in the middle 50s but will fall behind the front. mostly sunny wednesday and cold. highs middle 40s, overnight lows in the lower to middle 20s. keeping an eye on our next storm system that alabama for the chance to become national champions. it's been an incredible season for both teams, clemson is 14 and 0 and alabama has one loss on the season. our michal higdon is in arizona
everyone is getting set up here in glendale. there's a ton of media but there's tens of thousands of fans as well. and the energy is contagious as we get closer to kick-off. for the first time since 1981, clemson leads the nation in total victories for the season that was also the last year they went to the national title game and won. spectators say this game is going to come down to clemson's offense and alabama's defense. clemson's quarterback deshaun watson has nearly 34-hundred yards passing and over one- thousand yards rushing. but if you look at alabama's secondary they have forced 21 turnovers, 16 interceptions and 5 fumbles in the past 11 games. both teams say the key is focus going into this game and performing at their best. but the real treat is having a stadium filled with tens of thousands of fans cheering you on. fans, no matter what color they're wearing, say the energy is like none they've ever experienced.
the plane ride." "you see someone at the airport like an alabama fan and you go "roll tide," fist bump and i mean it's just the connection with the people all over the country." "i was at the national championship game when i was 15 years old and now i get to experience this with my 18 year old son." the main message is that everyone is extremely excited for this game. 'bama leads this overall series 12-3 however, that number is going to change tonight when the 2016 national champion is crowned. and we'll be there through it all, bringing you the very latest. live from the university of phoenix stadium, michal higdon, wis news 10. while thousands of fans are in the valley of the sun enjoying the events leading up to the game, a group of clemson alumni took time out of their vacation to help those in need. about 40 tigers went to serve on sunday at st. vincent de paul, a homeless shelter near downtown phoenix.
whenever they travel to bowl games is to make an impact on the local area. they did just that. helping set tables, getting food ready to serve, cleaning up trash and more. bubba britton/clemson alumnus: "you see these volunteers who are giving, as you mentioned, their vacation time, their time with friends and family here in the phoenix area and they're giving that to do something for a fellow person, their fellow man." by donating their time, the group was able to serve and feed dozens of homeless people in the phoenix area. we'll have coverage all day leading up to the big game tonight. later tonight, don't forget to tune in to watch our special coverage -- "chasing a championship." it starts at 7:30 -- right here on wis. clemson versus alabama starts at 8:30 on espn. one of the state's biggest tiger fans will not be able to make it to the game in arizona because she'll be preparing to take the national stage. governor nikki haley will be in the spotlight tomorrow night. she will be in washington with the republican party's reaction to president obama's state of the union address.
has great challenges but also great opportunities, and she intends to talk about both. a south carolinian will be at the state of the union address tuesday night. edith childs -- a greenwood council member will be one of two dozen guests in the first lady's box. president obama first noticed childs on the campaign trail in 2007 when she helped fire up the crowds. investigators are asking for help after a man was shot and killed in a downtown columbia friday night. the coroner says 23- year-old rodney francis, the second died earlylyaturday morning. police are looking for this black and gray chevy avalanche. officers say shots were fired from this suv as francis was leaving club rue 77. police say the shooting may have resulted from a fight between two groups. if you have any information, call crime stoppers at 1-888- crime-sc. police are investigating a fire at the former home of ex-north charleston police officer michael slager. investigators say a neighbor put out the small fire at slager's former home in berkeley county
witnesses say they saw someone running away from the home before the fire. slager is charged with murder in the shooting death of walter scott. he was released on bond last week and is on house arrest. today the world mourns the loss of a unique musician. british performer david bowie died last night after an 18 month battle with cancer. he leaves behind a colorful legacy. mark barger reports. :51 nats "we can be heroes" david bowie was a rock music icon for more than 40 years.... his manager confirmed the singer's passing sunday...following an 18 month battle with cancer. bowie's death comes just two days after his 69th birthday... which was celebrated by the release of his 47th album, nats "it's david bowie, he's obviously, the coolest kid in school." it'd been that way since in 1969... nats "ground control to major tom" bowie burst on the worldwide music scene with the galactic ballad "space oddity".... it set off not just a string of
and songs in 70's...including "fame", "changes" and "young americans". but also an array of bowie personas, including glam rock sensation ziggy stardust. "the man was just a genius. everything he did, he did brilliantly, whether it was music, whether it was cinema, whether it was art. this man did it all." nats "let's dance" bowie added new wave and pop music to his nats in the wee hours of this morning, bowie fans paid their respects at the rock icon's candle-lit star on the hollywood walk of fame. and news of bowie's passing spread at golden globe after parties. "you can here people sing along to the hits at the moments. it really is quite moving and i'm completely stunned." nats "gets me to the church on mark barger, nbc news. bowie was married twice, and leaves behind two
still to come on the news at noon.. questions still remain around the capture of the fugitive mexican drug lord el chapo... now authorities want to speak to an oscar winning actor in the after math. plus, the latest and greatest models are in the spotlight today. we'll take a look inside the mexican authorities want to
marco rubio thinks it's unfair to criticize him for missing votes. "but i am going to miss
votes, i'm running for president." but he's been missing votes for a long time. "one third of all of his missed votes in 2015 were missed before he announced he was running for president." over the last three years, marco rubio has missed more votes... than any other senator. washington politician marco rubio. doesn't show up for work, but wants a promotion? right to rise usa is responsible
drug lord joaquin "el chapo" guzman while guzman was on the run after escaping from prison. nbc's jacob rascon reports from mexico. it is proof, according to actor sean penn, of a scoop that no one saw coming... drug kinpin joaquin el chapo guzman... at the time the world's most famous fugitive... answering questions for a rolling stone article... his first interview in decades.
meeting might have even helped lead them to "el chapo's" hideout, and the bloody shootout castillo... in a made for hollywood plot twist - del castillo, who played a drug lord on our sister network telemundo, facilitated the meeting... she also played a drug trafficker on the showtime series "weeds".... her connection to the "real" kingpin apparently started in 2012, when, in an open letter on twitter she wrote: "mr. chapo, wouldn't it be cool that you started trafficking with love?...you would be the hero of heroes...life is a business and the only thing that changes is the merchandise. don't you agree?" guzman reportedly tried to send her flowers, though she never received any. s/ jacob rascon/ nbc news/ almoloya de juarez, mexico 1:05-1:30 "while mexican authorities are saying they're looking at whether sean penn will face any legal exposure, in mexico, the focus of american law article which el chapo had to screen before it was published today for the first time since 1975, charleston will have a new mayor. mayor-elect john tecklenburg is
sworn in at a ceremony going on right now, following the legacy of longtime mayor joe riley. joe riley has been the mayor for four decades. tecklenburg beat out five candidates in a general election. earlier he said he's been preparing to make this historic passing of powers, as seamless as possible. "the first order of business is just to assure that we have a smooth transition and i'm confident we will." tecklenburg says he will continue with the theme of his campaign and that's focusing on the city's quality of life. that swearing-in ceremony is the steps of the charleston city
construction on a newberry bridge is expected to begin, and last more than a year. starting today, the college street bridge is under construction. that means the road between caldwell street and tench strt will be blocked. a contractor is replacing the bridge that crosses scott's creek. there's a detour from college to speers street to nance to harrington street and back to college. the road will be closed until may of next year. there's no update yet on whether parts of the cayce riverwalk will reopen today as originally hoped. cayce leaders had said they hoped to have three of the four phases back open by today, but some wet weather over the weekend may have impacted those plans. the riverwalk park has been closed again since the latest round of wet weather caused flooding in late december. it's been closed at least four times since last august. feeling brisk today.
feeling brisk today. that's another way of saying it's going to be chilly! look for abundant carolina sunshine and a bit breezy this morning, few high clouds by afternoon, highs near or slightly above 50 tonight, clear, lows upper 20s. turning windy tuesday ahead of a cold front moving through, for the most part my thinking is it will remain dry, temperatures will be in the middle 50s but will fall behind the front.
highs middle 40s, overnight lows in the lower to middle 20s. keeping an eye on our next storm system that could develop in the gulf by the weekend giving us a chance of precipitation. again, several days out but watching. today, the latest and greatest new cars are in the spotlight at the opening of the north today, the latest and greatest new cars are in look for abundant carolina sunshine and a bit breezy this morning, few high clouds by afternoon, highs near or slightly above 50
turning windy tuesday ahead of a moving through, for the most part my thinking is it will remain dry, temperatures will be in the middle 50s but will fall behind the front. mostly sunny wednesday and cold. highs middle 40s, overnight lows in the lower to middle 20s. keeping an eye on our next storm system that the spotlight at the opening of the north american international auto show. this years trend is toward high tech, but there are still plenty of vehicles showing off their style and power. n-b-c's jay gray is in detroit with more. hey there good afternoon from detroit and the start of the north american auto show. we are coming to you from kinda inside the
beautiful interior there. this is an amazing show and it is every year. this year everything from mini vans to muscle cars, we have compact we even have some of the muscle cars here and connected cars are a big deal. there will be forty unveils during the two weeks of this show including this morning, the new car of the year. nats this is the second time that honda has won the prestige's award. the auto industry has been in the fast lane for the last several years 17.5 million dollars in sales year, that was a record. the six straight year that the number has
we haven't seen that kind of momentum in the auto industry since the 1920's. in detroit, jay gray nbc news. you can get your good eats on for a good price in the midlands this week as restaurant week rolls on. it's an 11 day celebration of south carolina cuisine across the state. from fine dining to casual, more than 100 restaurants in the columbia area are participating. the general manager of ruth's chris steakhouse in columbia says it's one of their busiest times of the bringing thousands of customers to their "the relationships we build from the guests that don't normally come in, we get to build those long
can keep cultivating over the years. they come in and sample us on restaurant week. it just gives us that opportunity to get people that don't normally come to ruth's lasting relationships that we it just gives us that opportunity to get people that don't normally come to ruth's chris the opportunity to come in for a list of participating locations, head to wis tv dot com. the news at noon will be right back. but first, here's your news 10
looking for them for the last 23 years. that's how long ronald johnson says it's been. johnson was serving in the u-s army on deployment when he says his first wife took his two children to germany and refused contact. that was back in 1992. johnson says he tried going through the german government but got no help from it or the u-s army. in the end he says facebook was the difference maker. he created a profile and by posting pictures he finally made contact with his daughter kelly johnson.
married and has a son of her own. "soon as i lay down my phone beeped.. i pulled my phone up..i sit up in the bed and i looked at my phone and i said..'ifound my daughter!' "i searched over...i guess 20,000...30,000 ronald d. johnsons..you know how big america is???" johnson says he has also made contact with his other child in germany... his son ronald johnson jr. he says both he and his daughter are trying to go through the immigration process so they can move to the u-s. feeling brisk today. that's another way of saying it's going to be chilly! look for abundant carolina sunshine and a bit breezy this morning, few high clouds by afternoon, highs near or
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