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tv   WIS News 10 700 Report  NBC  January 22, 2016 7:00pm-7:30pm EST

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freezing line continues to sneak into southward into richland, clarendon and sumter counties, as a cold wedge of air continues to move in from the northeast at the surface. the number of showers will start to decrease into the afternoon and evening but the possibility of freezing rain will continue overnight , and any rain left could refreeze as temperatures fall to the upper 20s and low 30s. saturday morning expect a few snow showers that will move quickly through the central midlands and even make it into the
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a winter weather advisory is now in effect in newberry county. chad mills is there. chad, how are conditions there? my car thermometer is reading a pretty constant 30-degrees here in whitmire for now. it appears spots are melting a bit, but there's still a good dusting of snow on the ground along with some sleet and ice on the roadways. let's get right to some video from earlier.
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so, but people here in whitmire tell me the snow started a few hours before that. they tell me they're enjoying the change in scenery, but of course, they're trying to be careful too. roads around whitmire and in other spots of northern newberry county roads are pretty slick. sheriff lee foster says, so far, there have been no major incidents. he tells me they've had to respond to a couple accident, but that's about it, and they weren't anything major. s-c-d-o-t workers are hard at work. they've been treating i-26 with a salt brine most recently. they've also treated some state roads with salt sand, including sc-121, sc-34, and sc-56. they haven't been able to treat secondary roads. d-o-t's big priority is the
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roads. people here in whitmire tell me this town seems to always get snow before other areas of the county because of its geography. i'm told the line was at about mile marker 66 on i-26. now, as far as trees go, d-o-t had no reports of fallen trees onto roadways. for now, the precipitation has stopped, but more is likely on the way. live in whitmire, chad mills, wis news 10. breaking news: canadian prime minister says 5 dead, 2 others injured in school shooting in saskatchewan. the grade 7 through 12 la loche community school in the northern saskatchewan community of la loche is in lockdown. the school's is remaining on lockdown. the suspect is in custody. the royal canadian police are working to figure out what happened. we'll bring you more inormation
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our rainy weather has been adding to the strugles for homeowners rebulding from october's floods. conditions haven't helped in areas around gills creek. parts of lake katherine and forest acres have either been torn down or need extensive repair---including the need for some houses to be lifted up higher to meet fema requirements. " well it's not easy to do but since we have the house raised up it's a little bit easier for my guys. with our workload now we have to workload. i do. normally i do 3-5 projects and i have 15 going now. q how many of them are flood-related? you know about half of those are flood related." contractor arthur suggs says the saturated ground has been a problem for some of his workers. orangeburg county officials say they're ready on the off chance dangerous weather moves through this weekend. they have four locations they call campsites equipped with motor grades, salt, dirt and other machinery. the sites are strategically
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bowman and orangeburg with operators on standby. the county administrator says it's about being proactive rather than reactive. "orangeburg county, always ready for anything. that's one thing i can say about our county and public works devision. we're we go through a lot of different things that we've been through, we've dealt with tornadoes, floods, ice storms, all kind of things so we're always on standby." if bad weather hits or if there are power outages, shelters will open. lawyers for the north charleston policeman the american red cross is urging people to be prepared for winter weather and possible power outages. these are just a few of the items they say you should have in your emergency survival kit. water: one gallon per person, per day food: non-perishable, easy-to-prepare items flashlight noaa weather radio
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first aid kit lawyers for the north charleston policeman caught on video shooting a man now want to get a hold of the victim's military records. yesterday michael slager's lawyers filed a motion asking for walter scott's personell file from when scott was in the coast guard. they're also asking that those records be sealed to avoid identifying anyone else in them. slager is charged with murder for shooting scott in the back as scott ran away from him after a traffic stop last spring. a bystander caught that shooting on cell phone video.
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lookout for whoeer assaulted a man near five points the other night. investigators are trying to identify the man who was caught on surveillance cameras. he's is accused of punching a man in the head in the 2000 block of greene street early victim to hit his head on the concrete. cpd says the victim was listed in critical condition if you can help investigators, call crimestoppers at 1-888- crime-sc. investigators in two counties are looking for woman with a a ripped off credit card. the richland county sheriff's office and the cayce department of public safety say an unknown woman, used a stolen credit card to buy gift cards at the rite aid pharmacy on two notch road and the bi-lo on knox abbot drive. if you have any information on who this is, call crimestoppers. chapin police chief troy crump returned to work today and is telling why the town's mayor put him on a three-day suspension without pay. in a statement, crump says he attended a week- long mandatory firearms training course and did not let the mayor know he'd be gone from the town's work.
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"the training caused me to be away from my office for the week of january 11. prior to attending the failed to communicate my absence from the office to mayor skip wilson. in response, mayor wilson suspended me from my duties for three days without pay." crump says he does not believe the suspension was warranted, but he looks forward to resuming his duties as police chief. a midlands school is making it a little easier for some students to get and and it's free! plus, after the october floods, farmers across the state could soon be getting some help.
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now, lawmakers are making a push to give them a little help. will whitson explains. the farm aid fund- proposed by the house of representatives would help offset widespread damage from october's devastating flood. the south carolina farm bureau estimates the total amount of damage- to farms directly, and to business depending on farms- is close to 700 million dollars- and what crop insurance farmers did have, only covered a fraction of the damage. "you don't know the exact number of farmers who won't be farming next year if they don't get financial assistance, i believe it will be a considerable number of farmers." richland "what i'm going to try to push for, in an individual capacity- is better disclosure on insurance, of exactly what is and is not
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thursday- lawmakers in the house proposed the relief bill- which would help farmers who lost 40% of their crop to october's flood. the bill would create a board to determine how bad the damage is, and what the application process for relief will be. it gathered bipartisan support from both house republicans and democrats- but lawmakers say they aren't sure how much support it will garner from governor haley's office- richland "it was good to see a bipartisan support there, but we're hoping she'll sign it and get some and means committee. ww wis news 10 south carolina farmers did get some help with the 300 million dollar federal flood relief bill
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still to come on wis news at 7,
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extended until 2pm for newberry, fairfield, kershaw and lee freezing line continues to sneak into southward into richland, clarendon and sumter counties, as a cold
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in from the northeast at the surface. the number of showers will start to decrease into the afternoon and evening but the possibility of freezing rain will continue overnight , and any rain left could refreeze as temperatures fall to the upper 20s and low 30s. saturday morning expect a few snow showers that will move quickly through the central midlands and even make it into the lowcountry. still to come on wis news at 7, a college student is using his artistic skills to
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freezing line continues to sneak into southward into richland, clarendon and sumter counties, as a cold wedge of air continues to move in from the northeast at the surface. the number of showers will start to decrease into the afternoon and evening but the possibility of freezing rain will continue overnight , and any rain left could refreeze as temperatures fall to the upper 20s and low 30s. saturday morning expect a few snow showers that will move quickly through the central midlands and even make
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still to come on wis news at 7: who doesn't like a little ice? we'll show you his creative piece next. we;ll check out one ambitious student's a frosty materpiece. next.
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four midlands counties free tuition beginning this summer. the free tuition will be available to qualifying students from clarendon, sumter, lee and kershaw counties. it will provide students two years of tuition for one program of study. the free-tuition program does
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to qualify students must be admitted to the college and have at least a 2.0 high school average. a minnesota college hockey player is using his love for ice .. and a recent cold snap to get creative and make ...art! freshman mitch fritz says it took him about two days to build an illuminating multi-colored igloo. he bought 500 bread tins and froze each brick inside with food coloring. he said it was a fun project coming up in sports... the usc women prepare for a top 10 showdown sunday. plus... the usc men get set for a tough
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columbia dispatch confirms shots fired and hold up in 4400 hundred block of fort jackson blvd. that is the rosewood crossing shopping center. we have a crew on the way and will update you as soon as we know more
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carolina. the 24th ranked usc men play away from home for the second time this week on saturday. the gamecocks play at tennessee. tip-off set for noon. similiar to what usc faced at ole miss tuesday... the gamecocks take on another elite scorer. the vols kevin punter ranks second in the sec in scoring. the key to containing punter... matching the vols intensity on both ends of the floor. carrera: "they run pretty hard. like i said they shoot very well. they run really hard. cut. do the same thing keep playing our defense. and just guard the ball."
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takes the usc women out of town. carolina's in a top 10 showdown on the road sunday. second ranked usc visits 10th ranked mississippi state. the bulldogs are trying to pack the house to intimidate the gamecocks! mississippi state's making a social media push to draw 10-thousand fans to the game. usc though is used to playing in big crowds... and used to teams doing anything and everything to beat the reigning conferenc champs. staley: "it's the second year of being the hunted. they understand that. there's no new-ness about it. yes some pieces have changed, but the players from last year set the example how you handle those situations. they've done great so far." like usc... the carolina panthers play on sunday. they battle the arizona cardinals in the queen city in the nfc championship
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practice ahead of the showdown went on as planned... in spite of the winter weather in charlotte. today... they had to bring out the snow plows to clear off the turf field at the practice facility. coach ron rivera was really happy with how the team worked despite the conditions. he said the team had great energy and focus. rivera understands no one should be surprised with playing in the snow... because... it is january... this is football... and snow and ice is to be expected and the panthers are ready for it. rivera: "any of these grass fields throughout the league with the exception of arizona, because they have that indoor outdoor thing... that's what is going to happen. you are going to play in these i believe if you wore the proper cleets. proper shoes you should be fine."
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husband's emotional funeral.
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