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what's happening right now in the midlands. just released dash cam video shows the arrest of solicitor donnie myers on monday night for dui. -arrested and charged with dui after crashing his car into a utility pole at old chapin road and beechcreek road. -in the video: you hear him tell officer he doesn't know who brought him home. -video: officer asks about the loaded handgun floor of car - - eld sobriety t tts -listen in on a couple clips from the field sobriety tests and eventual arrests at solicitor myers' house. trooper: "do you understand these rights as i've explained them to you? myers: "oh yeah." trooper: "having these rights in mind, do you wish to cooperate with me at this time?" myers: "well the best i can. i hit my head pretty bad." trooper: "okay" in this next piece you can hear the officer asking myers to list his abc's.. """say your abcs." myers stops halfway through,
myers' hands and arrest begins. myers: "oh man!" followed by "you're kidding me!" at a vigil today held on the steps of the lexington county courthouse - david longstreet - who pushed through state dui rules after the death of his six year old daughter emma , at the driver. longstreet is asking for myers' resignation - saying that ater myers' third arrest for an alcohol related driving offesnse - he can no longer be effective in the courtroom. this is the 2nd time myers has been charged with dui. wis has reached out to myers seeking comment - and so far, has not heard back.
work with in the case of a man allegedly shot and killed by midlands business owner greg leon. today the lexington county coroner's office announced the man was 28-year-old arturo santos. on valentines day, he was found dead outside a vehicle at a park and ride on corley mill road last week. investigators say he had been shot multiple times. the coroner says the mexican consulate and a relative living in the area helped identify him. leon is charged with murder for santos' death. according to warrants, he called 9-1-1 and told dispatchers he had shot his wife's lover. we are still dealing with high winds across the palmetto state as we take a live look over the capital city through the wis skycam. but the sun is shining through! meteorologist ben tanner is in the first alert weather center with when the wind will blow out of here. get ready for a nice stretch of late winter days ahead with dry conditions, cool temperatures and mostly sunny
through the first of next week. winds will still be an issue today as we'll see some gust up to 30mph. today, mostly sunny, continued breezy, highs middle to upper 50s. winds west 15-20mph with some higher gust. tonight, clearr lows lower to middle 30s friday sunday: mostly sunny, highs middle 50s to near 60 get ready for a nice stretch of late winter days ahead with dry conditions, cool temperatures and mostly sunny skies as high pressure builds in through the first of next week. winds will still be an issue today as wll see some gust up to 30mph. today, mostly sunny, continued breezy, highs middle to upper 50s. winds west 15-20mph with some higher gust. tonight, clear lows lower to middle 30s friday sunday: mostly sunny, highs middle 50s to near 60 sc-dot crews have been busy as officials say they have responded to more than 650 reports of fallen trees and tree limbs since
they say employees worked through the night clearing debris off roads. scdot also says high winds damaged or destroyed almost 10 traffic signals. a plan to fix south carolina's roads is getting detoured this afternoon and lawmakers predict more rough road for it ahead. in the state house today, upstate senator lee bright subbed in for senator tom davis to filibuster the roads bill. will whitson was there. staffers at the state house called it groundhog day in the state senate- saying they've seen all this before- and now questions of whether or not a roads bill will actually pass this year are beginning to surface. senator bright spoke for three hours on the floor today- befororthe senate adjourned for the day at two, with senate president pro tem hugh leatherman saying the chamber has a long week ahead of them- anticipating more filibusters and hold ups. today though- more lawmakers engaged in debate with senator bright- expressing
held up- and the possibility south carolina could go another year without a roads bill. richland "if you were to say pick an option, i think we'll get there. i think there's still a lot of time between now and june. there's a lot of pressure from members are hearing from the business community which is very engaged." but pressure and time are only two sides of a multi- sided argument over this bill- another argument has to do more at the state house- ww wis news . richland county deputies are asking for your help to find a man wanted for burglary. investigators say victor cornish broke into a frost avenue home last month by kicking in the back door. they say cornish took a flat screen tv and a tablet. if you have any information on where cornish is, call crimestoppers at 1-888- crime-sc firefighters say they now know where an overnight fire started in northeast richland county. columbia fire says they still haven't figured out a
in a clothes dryer at a home on nearview avenue. this is in the woodfield park subdivision right behind richland northeast high school. the fire caused bout 5- thousand dollars in damage. investigators say people will not be displaced because the fire was contained to an outdoor laundry room. the republicans are headed for a lone star showdown in their battle for the white house. up next, we'll take a look ahead. and in the midlands, the democrats are spelling out their "abcs" on hbcus. our first alert traffic report
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off of pineview drive. initial reports say he was crushed by machinery and calling this an accident --- but an investigation is also underway. the columbia fire department reports the worker was killed outside of the building --- by some piece of equipment. neighbors tell wis the shop is the local office for utility group of south carolina. it employs at least a dozen people and mostly they do work on large industrial sized septic tanks. osha is also expected to get involved we'll of course bring you the latest updates as the investigation moves ahead ahead of super tuesday, the republican candidates for president are preparing for a showdown in the lone star state tonight. nevada caucus winner donald trump hopes to build on his momentum. meanwhile, senators marco rubio and ted cruz are locked in a fierce battle for second place. joining them at the cnn-moderated debate in houston will be john kasich and ben carson. it starts at 8:30. on the democratic side...hillary
trying to shore up her support in south carolina ahead of saturday's primary. she had multiple stops in the state today including a town hall meeting in kingstree. obama will nominate a "true progressive" to replace supreme court justice antonin scalia - someone she says will protect voting rights for people and not allow corporations to buy elections. "i think you should go into politics with the idea that you want to help people and you want to help people have a better life, a better future, more opportunity. so, we have a difference in philosophy here." clinton also took the opportunity to knock republican presidential candidates who have insurance through their jobs in the senate but want to repeal obamacare. as we move in closer to saturday's democratic primary, clinton and bernie sanders are making promises to provide more funding to histotocally black colleges and universities.
each candidate plans to help - a promise getting reaction from students. nationally, hbcus are struggling financially while some may be on the verge of closing. that's something we've seen in our own backyard with south carolina state university whose accreditation is pending on financial requirements. that topic is now a hot button issue amongst presidential candidates hillary clinton and bernie sanders. just this week, both of them have laid out their plans to help hbcus, take a listen. "we are going to appreciate, we do appreciate the enormously important work, the historical black colleges and universities are doing and many of them are struggling financially. and we are going to do everything to financially support those very important institutions who play an enormously important role. "i have a 25 billion dollar fund for helping you improve and modernize facilities and provide up to date equipment, and give you more support so that you can continue to do the mission that hbcus have been
and while each candidate echoes the same sentiments about helpipi h-b-c-us thrive. i thought it would be important to talk to students about their take. "we really do need the help, especially at hbcus because of couple of months ago state was in danger of being shut down and it was negatively in put on the news and to be in the light and to be at this university is a privilege. "i don't believe it's really sincere, i think that everybody's kinda jumping on the hbcu bandwagon because they know we, we struggle as hbcs as far as when it comes to funds. so they want to make it seem like they care but i don't think they really care." "we've been struggling to be like equal to pwis out there and now that the vote, we have the power to vote and now that they're targeting us i feel like sometimes we're just being used for votes, on both sides." both hillary clinton and bernie sanders will visit hbcus tomorrow. in the studio, billie jean shaw
looking ahead to tomorrow, both democratic candidates will be back in the midlands campaigning. hillary clinton will host an hbcu rally at south carolina state university. doors open at 3:15. after that, the clintons will kick off the "get out and vote rally" at boyd plaza at the corner of hampton & main street. admission will start at 6. bernie sanders will host an hbcu stop and rally at claflin university in orangeburg. he'll talk about making college affordable, income inequality and criminal justice reform. doors open up at 3:30. later that day sanders will head to columbia for an event at the township auditorium. doors open at 4. tonight-- our decision 2016 coverage ahead of the democratic primary continues with a live special report on wis. we'll have reports from the liberty tap room talking to experts about the upcoming vote, and have an in-depth look at the candidates. our hour-long decision 2016 special starts tonight
we have extensive coverage of the democratic primary and the preparations for super tuesday from both sides on wis-tv-dot-com. just click on the special decision 2016 section. titi now for an update o oyour weather. for that we turn to meteorologist ben tanner. get ready for a nice stretch of late winter days ahead with dry conditions, cool temperatures and mostly sunny skies as high pressure builds in through the first of next week. winds will still be an issue today as we'll see some gust up to 30mph. today, mostly sunny, continued breezy, highs middle to upper 50s. winds west 15-20mph with some higher gust.
some gust up to 30mph. today, mostly sunny, continued breezy, highs middle to upper 50s. winds west 15-20mph with some higher gust. tonight, clear lows lower to middle 30s friday sunday: mostly sunny, highs middle 50s to near 60 get ready for a nice stretch of late winter days ahead with dry conditions, cool temperatures and mostly sunny skies as high pressure builds in through the first of next week. winds will still be an issue today as we'll see some gust up to 30mph. today, mostly sunny, continued breezy, highs
winds west 15-20mph with some higher gust. tonight, clear lows lower to middle 30s friday sunday: mostly sunny, highs middle 50s to near 60 sunny skies as high pressure builds in through the first of next week. winds will still be an issue today as we'll see some gust up to 30mph. today, mostly sunny, continued breezy, highs middle to upper 50s. winds west 15-20mph with some higher gust.
lows lower to middle 30s friday sunday: mostly sunny, highs middle 50s to near 60 get ready for a nice stretch of late winter days ahead with dry conditions, cool temperatures and getting some help. today, sce&g announced its support of a program called "plant it forward south carolina" the aim is to help carry farmers through the next planting season by providing reimbursements for the costs of destroyed crops and other losses. the october floods resulted in a direct crop loss of more than 376 million dollars on south carolina farms. "we are trying to step up and raise awarness at a very critical time because it is planting time for these farmers, and so the timing of it is more important than to draw the need. what we hope happens is that this is a seed - no pun intended - to cause others in the state of south carolina to come and do
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of music genres. 06:16:23 everything from worship to christian contemporary to a little bit of rap and of course we'll have our famous pyrotechnics and confetti. just a really good show doors will open at 6pm, the winter jam concert starts at 6:45pm. you're encouraged to arrive early as there is no assigned seating for the concert. tonight, dutch fork middle school is inviting you to an event celebrating the hate won't win movement and black history month. students and staff have been part of the hate won't win education initiative since the movement started after the charleston church shooting. the movement aims to break down barriers of division and intolerance by celebrating similarities through acts of love. "we just want this to be a time when people learn about the hww message, when people learn about being an upstander, about choosing to participate and showing respect and have dialogue. we want to learn about history through role models. we're just really looking to have a great time and make that
food trucks will begin serving food outside the school at 5:15 and the event starts at 6pm. except for food- the event is free and is open to the public. wis' own mary king and len kiese will also take part in the event, they have a special presentation. just two games left in the regular season for the usc women's basketball team. tonight the gamecocks play their final road game. usc will be in oxford, mississippi, to play ole miss. the gamecocks are still undefeated in the sec. tonight's game starts at 9 o'clock on the sec network plus. let's get an update on your weather with ben. get ready for a nice stretch of late winter days ahead with dry conditions, cool
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