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roughly 18 hours. wyff news 4's corey davis was there when the boy was found. corey: a local fire chief says 12-year-old john quay had to cross through some pretty rough terrain after he got separated from his troop. they say he went through a few creeks that are similar to this one. he even climbed up some rock cliffs, like the one you see here, and also went through some dense forest before crews found him. officials say john was found in a wet long-sleeve shirt and pants, walking along oil camp creek road. our weather team says it was in the upper 20's while john was out there overnight. troop leaders say he was part of a boy scout troop 210, out of powdersville. it was their second time hiking in the state park. john was with six boys and three adults. somehow, he got separated from the group around 4:30 saturday afternoon. troop leaders say the group was going through a challenging part of the 10 mile trail. >> the crew that found him said he just come up and gave them a big hug, like, "thank you." it was pretty overwhelming.
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him. it had to have been an unusual circumstance, is all i think, because usually, we have at least one adult in the front of the hike, and and we always have an adult in the back of the hike. >> we're constantly teaching these boys survival skills, or how to camp in case something happened. we do the "what if" situation. corey: rescue crews say john spent the night under leaves to stay warm. 45 people searched every trail by foot, along the water, and from the air. if you decide to go for a hike in any of the state parks, be sure to register with a park official, so if something goes wrong, they at least know where you were heading. corey davis, wyff news 4, in greenville county. mike: taking a look outside now from our sky cams, what a day. gorgeous, right? hopefully, you got out to enjoy at least some of it. wyff news 4 metoriglost chris justus, in the weather center with how long it'll last.
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chris: the warmth will last for two more days. today was dry, we started off cool in the 20's but warmed up quickly. we got a 72 degree reading in elberton, 60 one in asheville, 64 in spartanburg. overnight, temperatures will cool down a bit. moz back into the 40's in most locations. tuesday is when things change. 10 degrees warmer now than we were at this time yesterday. the warmth will be felt headed into tomorrow. it will be very nice outside. a view from greenville, you can see, 60 five degrees. a south-southwest wind kicking up the warmth. if you have outdoor plants tonight, clear skies, smooth sailing. the will cool -- we will cool into the 40's. you may want to play cookie tomorrow. it looks good.
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told us to do it. in commitment 2016 coverage now, hillary clinton is riding high tonight, after a huge victory in yesterday's south carolina democratic primary. on the republican side, donald trump and ted cruz are going at it, with new polls showing trump likely to take most of the big super tuesday states march 1st. nbc's jennifer johnson has our story from washington tonight. jennifer: fresh off her huge win in south carolina, hillary clinton worked the crowds sunday in tennessee, a super tuesday state. >> and i need your help on tuesday. the tennessee primary is really important. jennifer: clinton clobbered bernie sanders by roughly 50 percentage points. >> we got decimated, that's what happened. among older african americans, it was pathetic. jennifer: a new nbc-wall street journal-marist poll shows donald trump trailing ted cruz in cruz's home state of texas on super tuesday, but trump beating both cruz and marco rubio in georgia and tennessee, with 30% and 40% of the votes. cruz and rubio are attacking trump, cruz about taxes, rubio saying trump's a fraud. >> and so the time has come to
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for what he is. donald trump is nothing but a first-rate con artist who is trying to carry out the ultimate con. >> the fact that donald seems terrified to release his taxes suggests that there's a bombshell there. jennifer: trump says he has released his financial records, but can't show his tax returns because he's under an irs audit. >> and until the audit is completed, i wouldn't show anything. i'll show it once it's completed. i have nothing to hide. jennifer: cruz is warning conservatives, the trump train could be unstoppable if the frontrunner rolls to big victories tuesday. jennifer johnson, nbc news, washington. mike: with the super tuesday vote just two days away, we want to know, who do you think will be the next candidate to drop out of the race? take our now poll on our facebook, twitter, or web page, wyff4.com. let's take a look at the results so far.
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ted cruz at 4%, john kasich at 35%, marco rubio at 2%. we want you to participate. check out our poll on our website. and join us late tonight for "matter of fact." host fernando espuelas talks with south carolina senator lindsay graham. they tackle national security issues, and the presidential campaign. you will find it right here on wyff 4 tonight, right after wyff news 4 at 11:00. we go back in the carolinas, asheville police want to know who fired shots at a woman after an apparent road rage incident. the incident happened early friday morning, along tunnell road. the woman told police she was almost in a collision with the man, who then fired a handgun in her direction. police say they tried to stop the driver, but he sped away. the woman was not hurt. if you have any information about what happened, call the asheville police department. in greenville county, deputies say they need your help finding a double murder suspect who cut off his ankle monitoring device. bradford williams stands accused
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people at a nightclub in 2014. take a look at his picture. he was released from jail in january with a ankle monitoring device, as part of the home incarceration program. records show he cut off that device thursday morning. deputies say williams has friends and family living in the taylors area, and in oconee and anderson counties. if you see him, you're asked to call 911. coming up, the touching selfie showing the dedication of a law enforcement duo. chris: currently 64 in anderson right now. over the next 12 hours, temperatures cool into the 50's. middle 40's by tomorrow morning. hey, guys! if weekly grocery shopping at other stores
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covering the nation now.. mike: covering the nation now. investigators in virginia say an army staff sergeant assigned to the pentagon killed his wife, and a rookie police officer. police say ronald hamilton shot three officers as they responded to a domestic disturbance call at a home on a saturday. officer ashley guindon, who was sworn in the day before, later died. more than 100 patrol cars were , and motorcycles were outside
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guindon. >> prince william county police department is in very deep mourning over the loss of officer ashley guindon last night. our condolences go out to ashley's mother and her extended family, as well as all of her loved ones, throughout this department and beyond. mike: officer guindon was 28 years old. the other two officers who were shot had non-life threatening injuries, though doctors say both officers have a long road ahead. a cruise ship battered by a storm earlier this month had to turn around mid-trip this weekend, because of bad weather, and because of a norovirus outbreak. this is video from february, when the "anthem of the seas" encountered 30-foot waves and hurricane-force winds. on saturday, royal caribbean announced on twitter that, due to a severe storm in the forecast, the ship would return to its home port in new jersey, to give guests a, quote, "comfortable journey back home."
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small percentage of passengers had the norovirus. u.s. customs and border protection in georgia recently seized more than 2600 hoverboards at savannah's port. agents say the boards are possibly counterfeit. if they're real, they'd be valued at more than $1 million. agents say the hoverboards posed a safety risk, and used trademark logos without authorization. the first batch arrived here in december from asia. hoverboard fires are causing safety concerns around the country. back in the upstate, a residential care facility is celebrating this weekend, because it is debt-free. yesterday, the rocky river residential care facility held a mortgage burning and debt retirement celebration. the celebration in anderson county and message took place at st. paul baptist church. speakers used the care facility's work to eliminate their debt, to help teach people to get out of debt themselves. also this weekend, astronaut robert "hoot" gibson made a stop in the upstate, to
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we caught up with him yesterday at the triple tree aerodrome in woodruff. gibson has been on five space shuttle missions. he was the commander four times. later saturday night, woodruff gave him a key to the city. three production companies will shoot projects, with help from the north carolina film and entertainment grant program. the department of commerce says one of the companies is working on a three-hour televised version of "dirty dancing." it'll be based on the 1987 hit movie filmed at lake lure. production is expected to begin in 60 days. chris: the sun is going down on our wofford skycam, looking over spartanburg. a gorgeous day with sunshine.
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when the send >> now, your live super doppler 4 hd weather forecast. chris: today was one of those fridays where we had some sunshine and warmed us up very nicely. 65 in greenville with a south-southwesterly wind. we will continue to see warm air . with low humidity, that means when the sun goes down, we lose the daytime heating. we started off cold but warmed up nicely.
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anderson 32, 30 in spartanburg, 32 in greenville. the boy scout made it out ok, with as cold as it was he certainly, his training paid off. that is the danger with these days, although it may be warm during the day, if you are not wearing layers or ringing them, you will notice it when the sun goes down. we saw highs of 70 in most areas today. this evening, we will be dry and we will stay that way as we had through the day on monday and tuesday with rain moving in tuesday night. it is warm in the mountains. 61 in a bang and hendersonville, 62 in franklin, 67 in clemson. 72 in elberton. keeping the warmth locked in for a little longer. overnight, temperatures will fall a little, mid-to-upper 40's. quite a bit warmer than we clear skies. tomorrow, temperatures start off
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you won't need a jacket later in the day with mid-to-upper 60's. in spartanburg, loads of sunshine all day, mid to upper afternoon. 60 by 11:00 in anderson. 67 by 2:00. sunny in asheville, highs topping out around 60 by 2:00. you may see a stray shower with the clouds first thing in the morning, but after that, we will see another nice afternoon. highs tomorrow will be around 67 from abbeville to elberton to greenwood, middle 60's from greenville to spartanburg, mid-to-upper 50's for the north carolina mountains. things change on tuesday. here is the way things look right now. overnight, a weak frontal boundary trying to make it over the mountains with not much energy. it will not do much but give us a few high clouds first thing in the morning. maybe an isolated showers in the higher elevations of the mountains. when the front is just threw by lunchtime, all sunshine, all day.
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winds returning. tuesday, a different story. clouds increase from the south. another strong front moves towards the east. the big change compared to last week's system that brought us showers and strong winds come all the energy associated with this system will go well north of here. we will get the tail end of this front overnight tuesday into wednesday, which will give us some pretty good rainfall, but it shouldn't be severe. maybe a gusty wind or two, but through the morning commute on wednesday, we could see showers. after that, we drive back out. 20 of sunshine on monday, 40% chance of rain late on tuesday. morning rain on wednesday, clearing up by the afternoon. it will cool down into the latter half of the work week, with middle 50's on friday into the weekend. in the mountains, friday maybe a little bit of wet snow in the higher elevations. we will watch the track of the low.
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a nice weekend again. mike: not too shabby. we have to swing the warmer day for saturday. chris: maybe we will trend it warmer for you. mike: not too bad. thanks, chris. from a picture-perfect day, to a picture that will melt your heart. we want to show you that picture. it is a photo of a deputy and his canine partner. arizona sheriff's deputy chase garrett took this picture during a narcotics investigation. you can see his k-9 partner, manson, giving him a hug in their patrol car. of course, it went viral. garrett says he never imagined the response his photo would get. >> he likes to give hugs. he's a huggin' dog. most of the time, if were just sitting there, he'll plop his head on my shoulder, and just sit there like that. mike: manson, a five-year-old chocolate lab, and deputy garrett have worked together for
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>> now, wyff news 4 sports. >> curry, way downtown. bang! bang! oh, what a shot by curry, with 0.6 of a second remaining. ricardo: stephen curry is just unreal. how about a 35-foot 3-pointer to lead golden state when overtime win over oklahoma city last night? curry, also breaking his own nba record for 3's in a single season earlier in the game. and guess what? we still have a couple months left in the season. day three of the nfl combine in indanapolis. defensive linemen and linebackers going through on-field workouts, and two clemson teammates, now becoming competitors. central's shaq lawson and taylor's kevin dodd are both projected to be first round picks in the upcoming nfl draft. both trying to bolster their stock today. dodd, the former riverside standout, ran a 4.86 40, did his best in that drill today. as for the former daniel high standout lawson, he had the
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clocking a 4.7 40-yard dash. lawson also doing well in the broad jump and 3-cone drill. on the linebacker side, former tiger bj goodson ran a 4.69 40. goodson, also scoring high marks in the broad jump and 40-yard dash. georgia linebacker leonard floyd ran the 5th best 40 for linebackers, clocking a 4.60 40. floyd, also with the second-best vertical jump, at 39.5. defensive backs will round out the combine workouts on monday. the sprint cup series in atlanta this week, and hendrick motorsports, looking to rebound from a tough opening week in daytona. a much better showing today at the folds of honor quiktrip 500. jimmie johnson had a six-second lead over kevin harvick late. 3 to go. ryan newman blows a left rear tire, bringing out the second caution of the day. that also means we head to overtime in atlanta. new rules. on the restart, johnson stays out in front. kyle busch nudges kevin harvick out of the way for the second position. in turn three, a wreck unfolds in the middle of the pack. since johnson passed the overtime
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end of the race, so johsnon just has to hold off rowdy at the finish line, and he does. johnson wins at atlanta for the fifth time in his career. the victory, his 76th career sprint cup win, tying dale earnhardt, sr. for 7th on the all time list. >> had to come by and throw a three out the window to pay respect for the man. so, there's a huge void in my career that i never got to race with him, but at least i was there to tie his record there. ricardo: the circuit heads to las vegas next sunday. south carolina and clemson looking to finish off sweeps in the diamond. the tigers aiming for a , three-game sweep of james madison this afternoon. clemson in a hole in the second, but the erase the deficit. clemson leads to-one. 3-3, a homer and three rbis. a 4-1 game.
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the r.b.i. double brings home another run. 3-4, 3 rbis. clemson bangs out 16 hits and an 11-to win. the gamecocks, looking to bust out the brooms against penn state. big day offensively for carolina yesterday, taking advantage of bad lions defense. usc gets the run and ties the game up at one after one inning. tied at one in the third. in cut slowed the basis for jones. 8-10, he adds two rbis on this play. usc completes the sweep of penn state, 4-2. index cox 8-0 on the year. furman sweeps the series from dayton, winning the finale, 5-2. wofford in action right now against unc asheville. usc upstate knocks off rider today, 10-3, and presbyterian college completes the sweep of towson, 11-5. the south carolina women close out the regular season today, and with a win over lsu, the
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second team in sec history to go through league play a perfect 16-0. senior day at colonial life arena. the winningest class in school history, with 115 victories. looking for 116 today. in the first, mitchell finds wilson. 14-7 for wilson. mitchell with the corner three to put carolina up 22-11. 24 points for mitchell. gamecocks win 75-39. the clemson women wrap up the regular season with a 71-67 loss. they will face wake forest on wednesday at 2:30. three upstate teams claimed championships on saturday.
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the rebels play at 8:30. abbeville will try to added basketball championship to the state football titles, the panthers play on saturday at 4:00 p.m. on the girls side, christchurch goes for back-to-back state championships saturday morning at 11:00 a.m. at colonial life arena. the swamp rabbits north of the border facing the bramtpon beast. the swamp rabbits fall, 4-3. big weekend with the upper state championships. congratulations to all the teams. to have an opportunity to play for a championship, hopefully the local schools will come out on top. mike: and what a day. chris: tomorrow, you will be saying, ok. i am taking a sick day. i did not give you permission, mike. the rain moves in tuesday night into wednesday morning.
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friday. looks like maybe a bit of wet snow in the north carolina mountains, but that is still, that needs to be ironed out. the next week, gorgeous. cooler saturday, warm on sunday. mike: so i have to write out a note to my boss tomorrow. chris: i will sign it. unfortunately, our plan has already been told. if they don't say anything, we are good. mike: we won't tell on you, either. thanks for joining us. we will see you here at 11:00. we have plenty of news, sports, and weather. with a variety of fresh-made seafood meals starting at just $4.99, no one does seafood like d's! try our new home-style flounder meal or double dozen shrimp. or our grilled menu, featuring new tuscan tilapia.
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