tv WIS News 10 Midday NBC February 29, 2016 12:00pm-12:30pm EST
the city of columbia is getting nearly 20 million, richland county will get almost over 23 million and then palmetto state will get the remaining nearly 97 million. over in west columbia -- the moffatt street section of the riverwalk has been re-opened after being closed due to flooding. city personnel have worked quickly to clear the walkway after recent flood waters subsided. the amphitheater and nearby walkways are open to the public. remaining closed portions of the park are located from the 100 block of sunset boulevard to the gervais street bridge and the southernmost portion of the park near the 800 block of alexander road. these sections have been closed since the floods back in october and will remained closed until all repairs have been completed. we are following a developing story in richland county... where county councilman kelvin washington faces felony dui charges after rear- ending a car over the weekend. highway patrol troopers say washington was driving drunk saturday night when he rear-ended another vehicle on bluff road in hopkins.
ended up crashing into a utility pole and at last check-- the two men are still in the hospital. one is reportedly in intensive care. a judge set washington's bond at 25-thousand dollars and ordered him not to contact either victim. torrey rush, the e airman of released a statement that reads in part, "i want to ensure the public that this body and its individual members take this very occurs... we will continue to monitor this situation..." kelvin washington was also arrested last month when a department of revenue investigation found he had been delinquent on his taxes for several years. washington pleaded guilty two weeks ago to three counts of 'failure to file a tax return'. if you're in the lugoff area -- we're getting word from officials that there is an overturned log truck... you're taking a look at the scene that't'blocking lanes of traffic on us-1 at sc-34. crews are on scene and are
the area. you can use boulware road off 34 for a detour or i-20. we're told there are no injuries. we have a sunny and warm start to the work week as we take a live look over the capital city through the wis skycam. tim miller is in the first alert weather center tracking a nice next few days before our next major weather maker moves in. quick little disturbance comes our way today, look for a few more clouds as temperatures reach the lower 70s. i won't rule out a sprinkle or light shower skies turn mostly cloudy tuesday into wednesday as a cold front moves towards the state. rain chances increase late tuesday night into wednesday. highs tuesday lower 70s..scattered showers on wednesday with highs in the showers on friday before a dry
highs in the lower 60s falling under a boil water advisory. city of columbia water works says customers on south ott street from edmond drive to live oak street need to boil their water for at least a minute before drinking or cook with it. crews are working to fix a six inch water main break. as the sec champs are coming off their 16 and oh victory in the sec... the gamecocks are now looking ahead to open play at the 2016 sec women's basketball tournament in the quarterfinals. but before they head to the sunshine state -- the team is holding a celebration this evening so they can share this milestone with their fans.
rally at the alumni center and doors open at 6 o'clock tonight. the event features cocky, cheerleaders and the pep band. the team will sign team posters, which are provided at the event for free, all for the fans who have supported them over the years. "to leave colonial life arena in front of these fans who have supported them for their four years, to treat them to being 16 and oh and winning the last home game -- i think it's a great thing." the celebration will officially get underway at 6:30. there were 900 spots available -- but we just got word from the university that the event is now full. and for those of you who can't make it we'll have latest on wis this evening. richland county deputies are still looking for the person who fired a gun in a grocery store parking lot -- hurting a woman. it happened outside the publix on hardscrabble road in northeast columbia on saturday night. we're told the women will be okay. no one has been arrested. call crimestoppers if you have
that's also the number to call to help richland county investigators find who's responsible for a stabbing over the weekend. deputies were called out to the 19- hundred block of heyward brockington road in columbia. a man had reportedly been stabbed in the upper body. richland county officials say the victim is still in the hospital, but is in stable condition. over the weekend voters in south carolina took to the polls for the state's democratic primary and gave hillary clinton a big win and big momentum heading into super tuesday. after the polls closed on saturday-- reports say she clinched the democratic primary win by a resounding margin. with all precincts reporting, clinton took 73 percent of the vote to bernie sanders, who ended up with 26 percent. more than a dozen states are up for grabs on tomorrow. the primaries are nicknamed the "sec primary" because so many of those states have teams in college football's southeastern conference. tennessee, texas and arkansas.
on the campaign trail today. with so many states up for grabs tomorrow the votes could alter the course of the campaign. tracie potts has more on how things are shaping up. super tuesday could be make or break for several candidates looking to take on clinton and trump. donald trump heads into super tuesday with his first senate endorsement... alabama senator jeff sessioins. "i hate to say it, i'm becoming with trump leading every super tuesday state except texas. hard: presidential candidate :15-:18 "friends do not let friends vote for con jobs." presidential candidate :19-:24 "i'm a con man? that was such an insulting thing. you don't call somebody of achievement. you don't do that." ted cruz is leading his home "we should all be united in saying that the clan is reprehensible and has no place
looking good for hillary clinton. coming off her huge win in south carolina: super burned in presidential candidate :47-:49 "well, we got decimated. that's what happened." bernie sanders "feeling the burn"... of the south's african american voters: presidential candidate :54-:57 "i'm gonna need your help to win the democratic nomination." clinton's leading nearly 2-to-1 in key states... focused on trump: presidential candidate 1:02-1:11 "i don't think in a campaign you but clinton could find herself on defense - the rest of her emails are due to be released today. i'm tracie potts in washington, clinton and bernie sanders are set to go one-on-one in another debate. it's sunday, march 6th at 8 p-m from flint, michigan. cnn's anderson cooper will be moderating. on the g-o-p side-- the
thursday at the fox theater in detroit. fox news channel's megyn kelly will moderate that debate, which starts at 9. you can get extensive coverage of the impact of the south carolina democratic primary and more on the lead up to super tuesday on our website, wistv-dot-com. just click on the special decision 2016 tab. a lexington county prosecutor facing d-u-i charges may have a challenger for his job. larry wedekind now says he will file to run for the against solicitor donnie myers. wedekind worked under myers for 12 years before he started working in the attorney general's office as a prosecutor. myers is facing calls for his resignation after he was arrested monday night for dui. authorities say myers ran off the road and into a utility pole. myers claims he was run off the road by another car. a proposal to allow school employees to carry guns on campus is not going anywhere... for now. a house subcommittee has voted to set aside the
if passed, employees would have been able to carry guns after two weeks of training. educators previously asked legislators not to go forward until a state task force issues its school safety report. people living along pineview road in richland county are invited to a public meeting tonight to learn more about a road widening we are following breaking news... a tractor trailer has overturned along dutch fork road at hiller road in chapin. crews are on the scene right now. we're told a load of mulch has spilled on the roadway. hazmat is dealing with leaking fluid from the truck at this time. coming up on the news at noon new details just released on what happened in the life of one of the boston marathon bombing brothers in the months leading up to the deadly attack. break one one of the boston bombers passed
citizenship test and denied his bombing. tamerlan tsarnaev died in the shootout with police days after the 2013 bombings, which killed three and wounded more than 260. the boston globe released the heavily- redacted documents of the citizenship information from the department of homeland security. those files didn't indicate any concerns about tamerlan. tsarnaev and his brother u.s. citizen, detonated two pressure cooker bombs at the finish line. dzhokhar was sentenced to death for his role in the bombings. crews are investigation of two people died in an explosion at a home in cleveland county, north carolina. we first brought you this story as breaking news on sunrise. firefighters were called to the
midnight, when a car crashed into the house and hit a propane tank. as firefighters dealt with the flames another propane tank exploded, but no hurt. the house was destroyed because of the blasts. the driver of the vehicle and the couple inside the home were rushed to the family members say the couple in the home died at the hospital. right now, firefighters are trying to figure out what started a fire at a boat storage oregon. the fire started over night at the dry docked where an estimated 350 boats are inside. it's not clear how many boats were damaged. more than 100 firefighters battled the fire that eventually caused the building to collapse. there are no reports of injuries at this point. on hollywood's biggest night, diversity, the environment, and sexual abuse were just some of the topics that took center stage as the academy handed out the oscars. david daniel looks at the major moments and the big winners from the annual show. :00-07 :32-:41 :46-:49 1:04-1:12
1:53-2:04 "i'm here at the academy awards -- otherwise known as the white people's choice awards." chris rock wasted no time addressing the "oscars so white" controversy, delivering one of the most-anticipated oscar monologues ever. "if they nominated hosts, i wouldn't even get this job!" "y'all'd be watching neil patrick harris right now." soon, we were watching a parade of winners from "mad max: fury been telling stories in the dark, around a flickering light, whether a campfire or a "the thing that i love about we've been telling stories in the dark, around a flickering light, whether a campfire or a projector." some winners were expected, like "room" star brie larson taking best actress. "the thing that i love about movie making is how many people it takes to make it." some winners made history: alejandro inarritu became just the third man ever to win back- to-back best director oscars. the mexican filmmaker urged us to... "...liberate ourself from all
thinking, and make sure for once and forever, that the color of the skin become as irrelevant as the length of our hair." and some winners were long-awaited: "revenant" star leonardo dicaprio finally took home an oscar, and connected the film to his environmental advocacy. "our production needed to move to the southern tip of this planet just to be able to find snow. climate change is real -- it is happening right now." the show also addressed the issue of sexual abuse, with a "spotlight," the true story of the boston globe reporters who uncovered sexual abuse by catholic priests and the coverup, taking best original screenplay and best picture of the year. "we made this film for all the journalists who have and continue to hold the powerful accountable, and for the survivors, whose courage and will to overcome is really an inspiration to all." plenty of inspiration to go around on oscar night! in
one of the biggest surprises of the night was in supporting actor where the award went to mark rylance from "bridge of spies" over "creed"s sylvester stallone. and as expected alicia vikander from "the danish girl" won supporting actress. from glitz and glam to gadgets and gizmos... apple is reportedly weeks away from releasing a new iphone and ipad. according to multimedia reports, apple will debut a new phone and tablet on march 21st. the long-rumored 4-inch iphone s-e is said to ahve a faster chip than current iphone models. the new ipad pro is said to have a 9-point-7 inch screen and a handful of new features. and reportedly we could also be seeing new versions of the apple watch that day as well. missouri senatat, clair mccaskill, wants to outlaw so-called hidden resort fees. those are the non- optional fees hotels charge for -- like the swimming pool, gym or
mccaskill's proposed legislation would force hotels tor eveal all resort fees when advertising a room rate. she says those hidden fees nickel and dime consumers to death much liket he seat assignment and bag fees that airlines charge. quick little disturbance comes our way today, look for a few more clouds as temperatures reach the lower 70s. i won't rule out a sprinkle or light shower skies turn mostly cloudy tuesday
for a few more clouds as temperatures reach the lower 70s. i won't rule out a sprinkle or light shower skies turn mostly cloudy tuesday into wednesday as a cold front moves towards the state. rain chances increase late tuesday night into wednesday. highs tuesday lower 70s..scattered showers on wednesday with highs in the
cooler temperatures with partly cloudy skies thursday.will watch for another quick shot at showers on friday before a dry weekend. highs in the lower 60s falling to the upper 50s by friday. news... lower 70s. i won't rule out a sprinkle or light shower skies turn mostly cloudy tuesday into wednesday as a cold front moves towards the state.
hazmat is dealing with leaking fluid from the truck at this time. we have a crew on the way to the scene and will bring you updates both on-air and online at wistv-dot-com. gamecock men's basketball has one week of play left. the gamecocks have had some trouble on the road this year -- and that trend continued saturday with a 68 to 58 loss at mississippi state. but -- usc is still looking good as they approach the postseason, sporting a 23-and-6 record. the gamecockslay their final two regular season games this week. thursday, they'll be at home to take on georgia at 7 o'clock. usc ends the season on the road saturday a a arkansas. nothing but wins so far for the usc baseball team. the gamecocks swept their second series of the season, beating penn state in all three games over the weekend. usc is red hot to start the season -- with a perfect 8-and-oh record it was a race to the top, the top of rockfeller center that is in new york city
about 15-hundred people scaled 66 flights of stars from ground level to the top of the rock observation deck at rockfeller center. runners crossed the finish line of the famed new york skyscrapers to the view and a medal. the eighth annual event is expected to raise one million dollars for multiple sclerosis research and supportive services. the top the rock vertical 5-k supports the southern new york chapter of the national m-s society. quick little disturbance comes our way today, look for a few more clouds as temperatures reach the lower 70s. i won't rule out a sprinkle or light showerr
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