Skip to main content

tv   ABC Columbia News at 11  ABC  December 29, 2015 11:00pm-11:35pm EST

11:00 pm
two new faces...and one familiar one...have officially joined the columbia city council.good evening.
11:01 pm
the news at eleven.i'm eric weisfeld.our grace joyal was there for the swearing-in ceremony this evening.she
11:02 pm
top story. unity was the 3 3 and then there were twelve. former new york governor george pataki is telling supporters he plans to drop his bid for the republican nomination... though no word tonight on exactly when that will happen.pataki never made main stage in any of the g-o-p debates. he was at less than one-half of one percent of support in last week's c- n-n/o-r-c republican poll. pataki joins rick perry...scott walker, bobby jindal and lindsey dropping out of the g-o-p race. the remaining candidates in the battle for the presidency now head toward their first contest...the iowa caucuses...which are just a month away.south carolina congressman trey gowdy makes his pick for president known. gowdy says he is backing florida senator marco rubio... calling him the best candidate on national security and public safety. the endorsement could give rubio a boost here in south carolina.we're the third state and first in the south to hold a primary. many pundits see the palmetto state as a must-win for
11:03 pm
the white house. rubio's campaign announcing he'll make stops this weekendndn easley... lexington and hilton head. unusually warm again today and we're tracking another round of rain on the way. chief meteorologist john farley joins us now with the latest...fill us in john? i'll be back with the full
11:04 pm
show. 3 new at eleven... west columbia residents under a boil water advisory no longer have to boil their water... at least for now.the water line relocation has been postponed until january officials say water customers should expect a lapse in service at that time. for a complete list of the areas that will be affected...visit our website... a-b-c columbia- dot-com.the recent rains have put a damper on some flood recovery efforts throughout
11:05 pm
gill's creek. 3 for a list of 3 counties currently under flood or advisories... head to our website...a-b-c columbia dot com. a man charged in the murder of a holly hill woman makes his first appearance in court. a magistrate judge ruled harold pratt will have to go before a circuit court judge at a later time...that s s s s judge will determine if bond will be set.orangeburg county deputies say the body of 38-
11:06 pm
recovered monday.... from a waterway five miles south of holly hill. bunch had been missing since christmas day. more charges tonight for a north carolina mother of a 6- month-old baby found dead on christmas eve. the lincoln county sheriff's office charged stephanie tillman with involuntary manslaughter. preliminary autopsy results could not determine how the baby boy died. tillman's husband came home from work and found the baby unresponsive and naked lying on a couch inside the family's home. deputies say tillman was in a back bedroom with the family's two other children... and appeared to be intoxicated from prescription medicine. richland county deputies are looking for a burglary suspect who certainly isn't camera shy. take a look...this is surveillance video of a man deputies say broke into "a- m/p-m food mart" on parklane road back on december 14-th and took cash, cigarettes, and lottery tickets. if you recognize this man call the richland county sheriff's
11:07 pm
1-888-crime-sc.u-s officials say they expect the so-called "affluenza" teen ethan couch to return to the u-s tomorrow.the 18-year-old...who killed four people while driving drunk in 20-13... fled to mexico with his mother this month. officials say they carefully planned their trip
11:08 pm
party. ed lavandera reports. 3 up next... best known as noah "puck" puckerman on "glee..." mark salling's arrest is sending shock waves through the still devoted fan base of the musical comedy.we'll have the latest... plus.. thousands are expected to turn out to celebrate.the midlands
11:09 pm
salling is facing legal trouble. authorities say he was arrested at his los
11:10 pm
of possessing child pornography. neither salling nor his representatives have commented on the arrest. salling played noah "puck" puckerman on "glee" from 2009 until the show's cancellation earlier this year. country singer craig strickland is missing... and feared dead... following a duck hunting trip during a winter storm in oklahoma. the 29-year-old is the lead singer of backroad anthem. strickland and his friend, chase morland, disappeared sunday. search crews found their capsized boat and later found morland's body monday.meanwhile, strickland's wife, helen strickland, tweeting that his black labrador, "sam"... has been found alive...suggesting there's still hope his master might be alive as well. if you received new cookware for the should check it. "macy's" is recalling more than 1-hundred 20-thousand martha stewart frying pans. according to "the consumer product safety commission"... rivet covers on
11:11 pm
can pop off and fly across your kitchen. the commission says at least three people have received minor injuries. if you have the frying should stop using them and return them to macy's for a we prepare to close out 20-15... new york city officials say the new year's eve celebration in times square will be the safest place in the world...heavily secured by thousands of officers...incl uding a new specialized counter-terrorism unit. about 1 million people are expected to pack midtown manhattan to watch the nearly 12-thousand pound crystal ball drop. thousands of officers will be assigned to the festivities. visitors will see heavily armed counter- terrorism teams and bomb-sniffing dogs. rooftop patrols and new york police department helicopters will keep an eye on the crowd...and plainclothes officers will blend in with revelers. the city of columbia is preparing for its own new year's eve bash.stbound lanes of eleven and twelve hundred blocks of gervais street will be closed
11:12 pm
eight.five time grammy winner singer-songwriter lauryn hill will headline this year's famously hot new year's eve celebration.... right across from our studios at the state house.the event is free.this year.. there will be a fund raising drive set up to support south carolina's on- going flood relief.coming up.. chief meteorologist john farley has your h-d seven day
11:13 pm
the national spotlight for their college football semifinal game in less than two days, clemson sends three players home from miami. the tigers' 2nd-leading receiver won't be playing in the orange
11:14 pm
the details next in three clemson players, including their 2nd-leading wide receiver, won't play in thursday's orange bowl after failing a drug test. according to multiple reports, dabo swinney sent deon cain, back-up kicker ammon lakip and back-up tight end jay jay mccullough home from miami tonight.cain, a freshman, has 34 catches for 582 yards and 5 touchdowns. he's been the tigers' best deep threat. senior charone peake is expected to start in cain's absence. this morning all
11:15 pm
were with their teammates at orange bowl media day. broadcast live on espn throughout the day.tons of attention on thursday afternoon's 4 o'clock kickoff. dabo swinney plenty comfortable behind the mic. clemson 3 crushing oklahoma to end last season...40 to 6 in the russell athletic bowl.the sooners say theyeye using that big loss as motivation this
11:16 pm
mayfield...not part of that game...hopes to be part of a sooner win thursday and then part of the national championship game after that. russell 3 athletic bowl...last year... tonight the team clemson beat for the acc title...north carolina taking on baylor.gene chizik's defense couldn't stop johnny jefferson.jefferson runs for 299 yards. baylor...down a couple of quarterbacks...runs for a bowl record 645 yards.the bears beat north carolina 49-38. lsu and texas tech playing in
11:17 pm
fournette with two first-half last check, lsu up 21-13 in the 3rd quarter. 3 sports wraps..and tosses back to anchors still ahead, john farley has one last look at
11:18 pm
hope you keep it here. that's all the time we have for abc columbia news at
11:19 pm
11:20 pm
11:21 pm
11:22 pm
11:23 pm
11:24 pm
11:25 pm
11:26 pm
11:27 pm
11:28 pm
11:29 pm
11:30 pm
11:31 pm
11:32 pm
11:33 pm
11:34 pm


info Stream Only

Uploaded by TV Archive on