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though it will be a beautiful day. a cold start. we are near freezing. mid 40's by 11:00. chilly if you are heading out this morning. 30 degrees and spartanburg. 32 and anderson this morning. 34 in westminster. peasley, only 28 this morning. close to freezing in marshall this morning. we have seen the clouds move out as the evening went on. this morning, a few more clouds streaming in.
if you are traveling -- unless you have to get through the florida peninsula, you will probably stay try through much of the southeast. ripping across jacksonville, we have some heavy rain. here is your day. a nice sun and cloud makes. a mild day before we lower the boom tomorrow -- actually, we don't do anything, but we are tracking temperatures that will be falling rapidly through the day tomorrow. when precipitation enters the picture. i will show you that coming up. tim: union county authorities say two people died in a three-car collision. according to investigators, the crash happened yesterday in the 1300 block of west main street in union.
as to me price and tousha michelle vinson smith -- the union county coroner says smith was a passenger in price's vehicle. investigators have not said if any charges will be filed in connection with the crash. authorities in laurens county say a teenager has been located. after his parents were charged in his disappearance. ran away from the parent who has deputies say michael hudson custody of him. friday morning, michael stewart hudson and and kelldon vaughn hudson, both of fountain inn, were arrested and charged with custodial interference and unlawful neglect of a child. investigators are looking into what started a deadly house fire. the fire broke out just before 6:00 tonight along aberdare
according to the coroner, 51 -year-old barbara ann kern, became unresponsive at the scene and died a short time later at the hospital. no word on what started the fire. the deadline to apply for fema aid ends tomorrow, january 4. fema aid is available in 24 counties across the state. including greenville, spartanburg and greenwood counties. again this deadline is for , damage from october's record flooding. not any damage caused by thihi week's heavy rains. reverend jesse jackson is starting the new year with an effort to get you and others to the voting booth. as corey davis tells us.the deadline to register before the south carolina primaries is fast approaching. reverend jesse jackson says it's , a simple thought, but a big
polls. >> we are spending too much money on weapons and warfare and not enough money on education. young folk have and interest in voting to make our society more civil, more safe and more secure. the civil rights leader , with local activists in his announced his goals hometown of greenville. at the west end community development center. , we need to really encourage our young people and some of our older people to vote because it doesn't matter. >> another crucial part of the their goal is to educate voters. >> it is very important because a lot of people don't know that if they're 17 years old and they'll be 18 by the election day in november 2016, they can register to vote now and they can vote in the primary in february. >> your voter registration must be received by january 27th to vote in the upcoming south carolina presidential primaries. the republican primary will be held february 20, with the democratic primary scheduled for the following week on february 27th. jackson stressed that voting could help make a difference in communities.
are affecting low-income families in south carolina. >> a million people are in poverty, and 250,000 have no health insurance. we should not turn down the affordable healthcare act and that will enable people to be able to work their way out of property. >> jackson says he will continue his push around the south to encourage and educate. tim: corey reminds us you can register to vote at your local dmv online through the state , election commission, by mail fax, or e-mail. ,right now a local group is , gearing up to celebrate the see of dr. martin luther king jr.. the rainbow push coalition of greenville announced several events today. a gala will be held on january 15th at the hyatt regency hotel in downtown greenville.
a college fair with more than 20 historically black colleges and universities is planned at the peace center on january 16th. that event is free to the public. the mlk celebration will wrap up on january 18 with a blood drive and computer donations at the phyllis wheatley center. travel problems forced republican presidential candidate marco rubio to miss a planned stop here in the upstate the young senator was saturday. still in south carolina though. he made stops in hilton head and lexington county. barbeque in easley but did not make the event. rubio's campaign says he will reschedule the visit. but so far a new date has not been announced. families thrown from bed after a loud boom. the house explosion caught on video. pamela: good sunday morning.
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tim:e people were hurt and at least 50 homes were damaged when a house exploded in oklahoma city. fire investigators say the scene looked like a tornado debris field for about two-hundred yards. an oklahoma natural gas crew was reportedly working on the home when a fire started near a gas meter. amazingly, the one person inside a home, asleep in his bed was , blown out in the explosion and survived with only burns. the man accused of parking his car full of weapons outside gillette stadium before fridays winter classic hockey game is in jail this morning during a -- thth morning. during a search of the suspects car, police found an electric stun gun and several swords. police have charged 48-year-old matthew bromson of conneticut with three countntof assault with a dangerous weapon. possession of an electric stun gun. trespassing and disorderly conduct.
pamela: it is almost 6:15. that sunday morning. a beautiful view from our woodruff road skycam. you can see all between you might spare. 30 degrees in greenville. dew point temperatures, nice and low. not too much moisture around. anderson, right at the raising mark. our winds will be a little higher tomorrow. 32, spartanburg and asheville, with the north the wind -- a northerly wind at five. the winds, slowly shifting. by tomorrow, cold winds blowing in.
31, birmingham. much colder in new orleans. in the south, that is where we have a stationary front. it has been foggy for everybody. rain coming out of the gulf of mexico, also miles air as well. you see what is looming -- a big don't of high-pressure and cold air coming from the south. our temperatures today, fr right where they should need. the change will stay with us for the first half of the work week. then, we will talk about the change in the pattererthat will
as far as the winter vi precipitation goes, we have very slim chances. across the country, quiet storm was. a travel day for many as we wrap up the season and get back to normal tomorrow. will and work for many. certainly cold, but no record-breaking blast of cold air. really taking a dive through the day tomorrow. a beautiful day wait to wrap up the weekend. you can check in -- 6:00 tonight , we will be timing out these cold winds for you. tomorrow, temperatures are likely to fall throughout the day.
early morning looks good. as far as the slim chance, there is a brief window into monday when the cold air will come in. beautifully clear into our monday night where temperatures really jump off. then, a beautiful, but cold tuesday on the way. here we are today. sunset at t 5:30 today. tonight, seasonably cold, partly cloudy conditions. the cold winds arrives you first, but then they will come down through the upstate.
today to only 34 for a high tomorrow. the winds could be near 20 miles per hour. tuesday, the coldest day of the week for us in the upstate -- only 41, and slowly rebounding with an increasing range at for us by friday. tim: enter a couple of days, then we will warm up a little bit. if you ask, then you shall receive. that's exactly what happened at the buffalo bills stadium saturday. after a lake-effect snow storm dumpped a foot of snow this week, the team put out a call, asking fans to help shovel the stands ahead of todays game . you can see, it worked. hundreds showing up. each was paid $10 per hour for helping the homewtown team. saturday might not be the end of it. fans attending todays game will want to bundle up as the
talking about it -- calls for the possibility of even more snow. president obama signed a federal emergency disaster declaration for the state of missouri. missouri residents are dealing record flooding. the mississippi river is also hitting record high levels. governor jay nixon of missouri says he's never seen anything like this before. >> when you see a house that's floated, a full house that's floated into the highway 30 bridge and blowing up, it's almost as if you're living on some other planet. tim: the federal disaster declaration allows the department of homeland security and fema to coordinate all disaster relief efforts in missouri. the red cross has opened emergency centers across missouri to assist people affected by flooding. the red cross is bringing supplies like bleach, towels and mops to help clean up when floodwaters recede. volunteers from across the
recovery efforts. the shelves but not out of hot water. the u.s. justice department is creameries handled the ice cream contamination linked to 10 reported cases of listeria. prosecutors are examining whether company executives committed wrong-doing in their handling of the outbreak. three of those believed to be sickened by blue bell frozen treats died. an investigation by the centers for disease control and prevention showed the listeria out rake dated back to we're 2010. getting a look at the hotel affluenza teen ethan couch and his mother stayed at while allegedly hiding out in mexico. tonya couch, is back in the u-s and has been charged in texas with hindering the apprehension of a felon. meanwhile, ethan couch was moved wednesday to an immigration holding facility in mexico city. his attorneys have filed paperwork to block mexican authorities from deportation.
probation for killing four people in a drunk driving accident in 2013, when he was only 16 years old. some people in new york are having a rough start to 2016. police say a man slashed their tires all because he says he was , having a bad year. >> i came out, and three of my tires were slashed. kind of shocking on new year's day. >> strickland was not the only one with that problem. joe was also part in the same parking lot. hudson police say 20-year-old
same morning. >> this is insane. who does this? >> everybody goes through bad times. it is unfortunate that he had to take it out on our vehicles. >> prepare repair costs are already adding up. guess what? my deductible is $1000. happy new year. >> i really like my specific tires, so i will go look for them again. >> willis is charged with criminal possession of a gun, among other charges. he will be forced to pay restitution.
this morning, while campaigning this weekend in massachusetts presidential candidate bernie , sanders is inturrupted by a donald trump supporter. >> to state today in america -- >> [indiscernible] tim: this went on for a while. eventually sander's supporters started to stand up and chant to drown out the heckler. the man was eventually removed from the event. donald trump, meantime is pushing back against a mechanic front runner, hillary clinton, after her comments about "the donald" being featured in isis recruiting videos. trump accused both clinton and president obama for the rise of isis. >> they have a bunch of dishonest people. they've created isis. hillary clinton created isis with obama.
including a clip of donald trump in a recruitment video. the militant group al-shabaab, al qaeda's affiliate in somalia, is highlighting trump's call to ban muslims entering the u.s. trump's words are sandwiched between the propganda warnings of a u-s born cleric, killed four years ago. trump has not commented on that video. more fuel for the hillary clinton campaign. the democratic presidential candidate has raised 55-million in the fourth quarter, topping her $100 million goal. the clinton campaign has collected since launching its $112 million campaign in april. the democratic front-runner worked hard for the money -- clinton has headlined at least 174 fundraisers. today, you can hear an insider's perspective on what polls don't tell you about political races. fernando espuelas interviews carl cannon, the bureau chief
look at what it really takes to be president, the unforgettable moments that politicians would like to forget. you don't want to miss this tonight. turning now to the news four timeline. today, january 3. it was on this date in 2000, the final original "peanuts" comic strip was penned by charles schulz, ended 50 years of doing so. the syndicated comic featuring charlie brown, snoopy, and the gang ran in 2600 newspapers. the comic also spawned four feature films, dozens of animated tv specials, and memorabilia covering lunch boxes, t-shirts, and everything
tim: that is a tease to come. wyff news 4 today continues right now. >> you are watching live, the, breaking news with myra ruiz and pamela wright. this is wyff news four today in high definition. tim: new information this morning after one person has died after a house fire breaks out in a greenville suburb good morning. tim waller here. myra is taking the day off. i hope she is having a great time at 6:30. pamela: we could call her. she would appreciate that. i hope you are having a great day, a beautiful start for what will be a great day. back to school or work to for
get out this morning. it will be slow to warm up. temperatures, just about average. 32 and lawrence. 30 degrees and spartanburg. abbeville, 33 this morning. 32, clemson. we shave off 11 degrees as we get to franklin, only in the 20's. pretty cool for all of us. we do have a few clouds streaming in this morning. clouds will bin and out as the day goes on. they are quite stubborn even with significant rain in the southeast and throughout the gulf of mexico. the jet stream staying far to
we have some significant changes coming up. he we are today. international, reaching 50 degrees. by tomorrow, that will sound quite warm to you. and greenville, mid 50's today. we will not feel those again for a while. light winds, mainly less than six miles per hour. we are in the mid 50's for spartanburg. for the first week of the new year, we need to talk about temperatures taking a tumble. i will outline at all for you coming up. tim: union county authorities say two people died in a three-car collision. according to investigators, the crash happened yesterday in the
the two victims were identified as jimmy price and tousha michelle vinson smith" -- the union county coroner says smith was a passenger in price's vehicle. investigators have not said if any charges will be filed in connection with the crash. lawrence county authorities say a teenager has been located. after his parents were charged in his disappearance. friday morning, michael stewart hudson and kelldon vaughn hudson, both of fountain inn, were arrested and charged with custodial interference and unlawful neglect of a child. deputies have also charged a third person in connection with the case. investigators are looking into what started a deadly house fire.
6:00 last night along aberdare court in greenville county. according to the coroner, 51 -year-old barbara ann kern, became unresponsive at the scene and died a short time later at the hospital. an autopsy has been scheduled for monday. there is no word on what started the fire. people who suffered damage from the mass of october florence to the sabbath day left to apply for federal help. the deadline to apply for "fema aid" ends monday. january 4th. again this deadline is for , damage from october's record flooding. not any damage caused by this week's heavy rains. reverend jesse jackson is starting the new year with an effort to get you and others to the voting booth. as wyff new four's corey davis tells us, that deadline to register before the south carolina primaries is
>> reverend jesse jackson says it is a simple thought, but big task to get young voters to the polls. civil rights leader announced his goals to local act this -- with local activists in his hometown of greenville. another crucial part of the their goal is to educate voters. >> it is very important because a lot of people don't know that if they're 17 years old and they'll be 18 by the election day in november 2016, they can register to vote now and they can vote in the primary in february. >> your voter registration must be received by january 27th to vote in the upcoming south carolina presidential primaries. the republican primary will be held on february 20, with the
the following week on february 27th. jackson stressed that voting could help make a difference in communities. he touched on issues he believes are affecting low-income families in south carolina. ,>> a millili people in poverty in our state and 250,000 have no health insurance. we should not turn down the affordable healthcare act and that will enable people to be able to work their way out of poverty. tim: there are actually several ways you can register to vote. you can do so at your vote dmv online through the state , election commission, by mail fax, or e-mail. ,an upcoming conference is aimed at saving lives lost to cancer. our guest will tell us about the ongoing effort to eradicate cervical cancer.
according to the centers for disease control...every year in this country...about 12-thousand tim: approximately 4000 die from cervical cancer. good morning. pamela: such an important topic. >> it is a huge problem. in fact, a worldwide problem. pamela: of course, the cervical cancer -- >> one of the stories we need to
and women. cancer numbers are growing rapidly. tim: tell us about the upcoming summit. what do you do at this thing. >> we are gathering to discuss the vaccinations available. incredibly safe and effective. it has been around for over a decade. we will discuss advocacy, health disparities, who is getting it. pamela: cervical cancer, in particular -- i think we have a graphic here. pap smears is the big test for that. >> it is. that has been around since the 1940's. pamela: is it still effective? i feel there is mixed info about how often we should get them.
the cause -- clearly by hbv -- has allowed us to have other ways to test directly for the hbv. you call that code testing. it is a combination. there is no change in the recommendation. pamela: as far as how often to get the pap smear? >> that has changed over the years because we understand the biology better. tim: you have a lot of information on the ghs website. to be have a picture? ok, we don't have that. where does this take place? pamela: who should go? >> thursday at the hyatt downtown at 4:00. there is a viewing of a wonderful movie that describes this epidemic. friday is a health professionals conference.
tim: i'm guessing, as a medical professional, you can apply this to so many diseases. early detection -- that is the key, right tac? >> there are two parts. we have a vaccination that will make this cancer obsolete. that, therefore, will make screening unnecessary because you cannot get it anymore. pamela: is there an age that it is too late to get i i >> there isn't. as long as you're not already infected by hbv -- by the way, nearly 90% of all americans have been exposed. if you are to have it, a preventive vaccine will not do
we are working on a therapeutic vaccine. as far as for vijay, it is early teenage years. it is approved for ages nine. tim: thank you for coming in. good luck at the upcoming conference. after trying brookside crunchy y usters, @carlybeyar tweeted: at this point, i should just be a brookside chocolate ambassador. well, i am sorry, carly... it's something you earn. brookside.
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as the day goes on, partly sunny through the afternoon. high temperatures staying in the mid 50's or reaching the mid-50's and the upstate. again, clouding up from time to time, but they will move through and spin out a bit as we benefit from an area of high pressure. across the country, storm wise, it is quiet, but also chilly. the colder air will come down over the next few days. it is in the 20's, but the highs will stay in the 50's for the days to come. budget medic drop in the temperatures.
that in. here we are tonight at 6:00. we will start out our monday quite chilly. dell could -- dale could possibly be showing you where we pick up a few snowflakes. it will take the higher air to be cold enough. here we are at 5:30. low to mid 50's across the region today. the sunsets at 5:30. temperatures will job off -- drop off quickly. the winds could cost up to 50
46, cold enough, in greenville, spartanburg, anderson. look at the mornings in the teens and 20's. then, we talk about a storm coming our way, bringing rain chances. milder temperatures on friday. tim: i feel like i can roll on the cold temperatures, i am just up to my ears in rain. pamela: i like your side effects. tim: that was an unintended grunt for the rain. this may be my favorite story this morning. check this out. don't we all do that when we eat bacon? this is a young child's reaction to eating it for the first time.
son bacon for the first time christmas day. that is all i have to say. eating bacon. all right. ricardo: the tigers and gamecocks get four and five star commitments. spspts coming up in just a couple minutes. wow, you changed my old bedroom. with a little help from a havertys designer. he helped us, uh...reinvent the whole space. and it is perfect. i'm sure it was perfect then too, because you're perfect. yeah, i was perfect. no mom, you're grounded!
ricardo: clemson got commitment from one of the best linebackers in the country. they got a commitment on national tv. the five-star recruit rated as the best linebacker in the country. he said he was all in, choosing clemson over auburn and lsu. >> he knows football. ricardo: will mustchamp also getting a commitment. alvin ridley chooses south carolina over alabama. it is not easy to beat them, especially considering that ridley's brother plays at alabama. how about a little football.
penn state and georgia. georgia builds a 17-3 lead. michelle rumbling in the end zone. give penn state some credit. a chance to tie the game late. georgia wins the 10th game of the season. let's get to a little bit of basketball. michael ferreira leading the first half. we go to the break, 42-42. the second half, more about
one more in this fastbreak. state. they grabbed their first sec game of the season. better news as they get rolling into next week. how about the terriers. a great day. 25 points to lead the terriers. also good afternoon for junior eric garcia, starting out own. the final, 87-76. playing at simmons arena. this would was all paladin. kendrick ferreira cleans it up. a double digit lead. more of the same in the second half.
opener, 85-57. this was coming down to the wire. under 15 seconds to play. a chance to tie the game. they could not quite do it. a bit of a struggle. presbyterian playing at campbell. pc goes on the road and winds 70-63. the first road win of the season, and also the first big south whenin of the season. on the ice, the swap rabbits spending the weekend in new hampshire. the beeat the manchester monarchs.
nfl regular season. the carolina panthers play at 4:30. all they have to do is beat the tampa bay buccaneers, and they will wrap up the home field advantage. they can lose an arizona must lose, but if they lose an arizona wins, arizona will have home field advantage. i don't figure will happen. i think they will beat the