tv WYFF News 4 430am NBC February 29, 2016 4:30am-5:00am EST
look out from our i-80 -- i 385 and woodruff road skycam, clear skies to look forward to. isolated sprinkles in one or two spots. clouds will break for afternoon sunshine in the mountains and it will climb to low 60's for western north carolina. overnight, we see some rain in parts of kentucky and north carolina with that front coming through. temperatures ranging from 48 and anderson to 51 in greenville, 41 in asheville. these are pleasant, overnight lows. breeze out of the southwest at 10-14 at times. keep that in mind. 3-12 in the mountains. a spring breeze going on today. look at those afternoon temperatures. soaring to 68 in the upstate. mountains reaching into the low 60's. we will talk more about the rest of the week in just a few minutes. allyson: taking a look outside, i-85, some construction to tell you about. this happening around highway 290, my marker 63 in spartanburg
all of those flashing lights are in the northbound lanes. expecting to clear out soon, but moving slower around that area this morning. geoff: new information this morning. fire officials tell us a child was taken to a burn center after a house fire in honea path. allyson: investigators say crews responded last night to green street. they say 4 adults and two children were inside the home. officials say one child was pulled out in cardiac arrest. taken to a hospital to be stabilized and then taken to the burn center. investigators say no other injuries were reported and the house is probably a total loss. also new information this morning. greenville county deputies say they're investigating a home invasion in fountain inn. they say it happened about 10-30 investigators say a man and woman with a gun rummaged through the home and left in a car. no one was hurt and no arrests have been made. geoff: in greenville county. a boy scout is back home safe after spending nearly a day alone in frigid temperatures covered up in leaves to stay warm. allyson: 12-year-old john quay
during a hike in jones gap state park afternoon. saturday officials say he was was alone for roughly 18 hours. he was found sunday.,on old camp creek road hungry cold and in wet clothes. we're told john crossed creeks and went through some rough terrain in below freezing temperatures. >> the crew that found him said he just come up and gave them a big hug like thank you. it was pretty overwhelming. allyson: john is part of boy scout troop 210 out of powdersville. troop leaders say they teach the boys survival skills at a young age including using the buddy system. they say they aren't sure how he got separated. geoff: greenville county deputies say they need your help finding a double murder suspect who cut off his ankle monitoring device. investigators say bradford williams killed two people at a nightclub in 2014. 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.
friends and family living in the taylors area and in oconee and anderson counties. if you see him you're asked to call 911. allyson: in asheville police say they need your help finding a driver who fired shots during a road rage incident. it happened early friday morning along tunnell road. a woman told police she was almost in a collision with a man, who then fired a handgun in her direction. police say they tried to stop the driver, but he took off. the woman was not hurt. if you have any information about what happened, call the asheville police department. geoff: state troopers say they've charged a woman who hit 4 bicyclists with her car in johnston county. the crash happened last weekend investigators say 50-year-old donnie marie williams drove her car behind the cyclists and hit them throwing them from their bikes. williams did stop at the scene after the crash. but a cyclist hurt in the accident says he's not satisfied
>> i'm a bit disappointed. mainly because it seemed like the charges are minimal. geoff: williams is facing multiple charges including reckless driving to endanger and improper passing resulting in serious injury. allyson: in commitment 2016 coverage now. the south carolina primaries have come and gone now it is time for super tuesday. we are only one day away from one of the biggest nights of the presidential election season. geoff: that's when many voters head to the ballot box and a lot of delegates are up for grabs. geoff: check out this map for a look at the states participating tomorrow. american samoa is also naming its democratic nominee. right now, hillary clinton and donald trump have the advantage heading into the week. allyson: 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
, here's the results so far. 43% believe carson. second, kkasich. clinton anchors at 3% and rubio at 4%. geoff: where on agreement, we would like another one like we had yesterday. dale: gorgeous weather for this time of year. another one like it today. maybe a little more breeze than yesterday. wind out of the west-southwest at 13. 51 degrees currently in downtown greenville as we look from our peace center skycam back toward the river. you can see the liberty bridge in the background. temperatures overnight usually this time of the year are in the 30's. a mild beginning to the day. by the afternoon, we will climb into the upper 60's. one or two isolated sprinkles going on in tennessee. parts of north carolina may get an isolated shower between 8:00 and nine :00 this morning. and the mountains will warm up
good weather to look forward to on this monday. a quick look at the area, abbeville, 51 in greenville. let's check on a few other communities. as we start the day, 46 at caesars head. temperatures want to the 60's. we are seeing 10-50 mile-per-hour southwest breeze northwhwt in the mountains. not a lot in the country. snow in canada. maybe a few showers in the northwest. most of the rain activity will be in the mid-atlantic and northeast today. the mountains may get isolated sprinkles as part of that front coming through. by tomorrow afternoon, we will see a better chance or the next school front coming in to bring us a chance of rain in tuesday and wednesday. tuesday's high will be the ultimate 60 range.
thursday, 51-57. mid 50's friday and saturday. back to low 60's on sunday. there will be a couple times this week where we will have a chance for scattered showers. today, get outdoors and enjoy the beauty. geoff: airlines are shrinking seat sizes to boost the bottom line. how tight is too tight? that's straight ahead. allyson: disney may be the most magical place on earth but that magic comes with a price. and now guests who show up on busy days will be asked to pay more we'll explain. did you know there's a cough liquid that lasts for twelve hours? try delsym twelve hour cough liquid. its advanced formula releases powerful medicine that acts fast while its extended release medicine lasts for 12 hours.
i drive a golf ball. i drive to the hoop. i drive a racecar. i have a driver. his name is carl. but that's not what we all have in common. we talked to our doctors about treatment with xarelto . xarelto is proven to treat and help reduce the risk of dvt and pe blood clots. xarelto is also proven to reduce the risk of stroke in people with afib, not caused by a heart valve problem. for people with afib currently well managed on warfarin, there is limited information on how xarelto and warfarin compare in reducing the risk of stroke. you know, taking warfarin, i had to deal with that blood testing routine. i couldn't have a healthy salad whenever i wanted. i found another way. yeah, treatment with xarelto . hey, safety first. like all blood thinners, don't stop taking xarelto without talking to your doctor, as this may increase your risk of a blood clot or stroke.
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melton stuffed tobacco products and the drug suboxone into part of the bible. investigators say that bible was intended for melton's son 34-year-old jackson kirby. melton is charged with providing drugs and tobacco products to an inmate. geoff: in georgia one business owner is requiring all his employees to be armed. the company, lance toland and associates, provides risk management services to aircraft insurers. toland says recent reports about crime concern him. now, he's requiring that all his employees carry a weapon. once employees get their licences, he gives them a gun. toland says all his aviation insurance agencies carry the guns openly in the office. at the south carolina statehouse lawmakers are looking at a proposal aimed at encouraging hunters to target coyotes. the animals have even been spotted in bluffton recently. if passed state officials would tag a dozen coyotes, and release them. hunters who kill one of them would get a thousand dollars. the state newspaper reports this is all to cut down on the predator population.
high-rise oceanfront hotel is planned on the south end of myrtle beach the first major development in the area since before the great recession. the 240-room bayshore hotel will have its own waterpark and cost more than $50 million. it will be built on a vacant site in an area of south ocean boulevard that hasn't seen any new development in decades. geoff: in georiga, u.s. customs and border protection recently seized more than 2600 hoverboards at savannah's port. counterfeit. valued at more than a million dollars. agents say the boards posed a safety risk and used trademark logos without authorization. the first batch arrived here december 28 from asia. safety concerns around the country. fofothe second time the irs says the estimated damage of taxpayer data theft is much larger than originally estimated.
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covering the nation now.. a police officer killed on her first day of patrol.. dale: 4:46 on this monday after a gorgeous sunday. another day shaping up just like it appeared mostly clear skies and the upstate. mountains of north carolina. one or two sprinkles and extreme northeastern tennessee may impact the boone area in the next couple of hours. other than that, it looks like clouds will break for sunshine afternoon, too. temperatures ago from 40's and low 50's this morning well into the 60's for the afternoon. asheville currently at 41 degrees. expect an afternoon high today of 61. greenville, spartanburg, anderson, anderson right now at 48 degrees. we are expecting it to climb into the upper 60's. 67 for the afternoon. a great day to get outdoors. keep in mind it will be breezy or. 10-15 mile breeze out of the
more northwesterly in the mountains at 3-10 this morning. what does it normally do this time of year? it has been wild. we haven't had too many average days. average is 64 a high. we got above that yesterday. we will again today with a projected high of 68. the record is 79 set back in 1972. it can be warmer or colder this time of the year. the 29th of february, instead of 54 for a mountain high, 61. above normal temperatures today. it looks like that trend continues tomorrow. another cool front starts to come in tomorrow afternoon, tomorrow evening. that will pick up showers tuesday, wednesday morning will be our best chance of getting some rain. we will have another front come through h friday to bring us a chance of showers. today, no problems, 68 degrees for the afternoon is pretty nice for late february. asheville will reach 61 for a high. here is a quick look ahead.
night, into half of wednesday is our best chance of rain this week. another chance of scattered showers on friday. that first front cools things down back to the 50's and upper 40's on wednesday for high. wednesday, 57 is the projected high. cooler than that friday and saturday. sunday, warms backup, 63 in the upstate. by the end of the weekend, closer to normal. allyson: covering the nation now, a police officer killed on her first day of patrol, and investigators say an army sergeant assigned to the pentagon pulled the trigger. officer ashley guindon and two other officers responded to a domestic incident on saturday. officials say ronald hamilton shot all 3 as soon as they got to his home. investigators say hamilton had already killed his wife. officer guindon, who was sworn-in the day before, died at the hospital. collects -- >> prince william county week department is in
officer actually g -- ashley guindon. our condolences to everyone. allyson: a suspect is due in court. the other officers who were shot are said to have non-life threatening injuries. geoff: to texas, now, where officals say two adults and two children were killed in a small plane crash near an airport southeast of college station. a pilot landing at the airport spotted the crash site in the woods and called it in to authorities. according to the federal aviation administration the 4-seater aircraft departed from houston's david wayne hooks airport yesterday morning. the crash is still under investigation by the faa. allyson: an ohio pastor is dead after a shooting inside a sunday morning service. william schooler had just walked back to the pulpit inside zion baptist church when the shooter got out of a pew and followed him. witnesses say they heard a couple of shots fired while the choir was singing, and it
everyone took off running. the church at the time. the shooter is believed to be schooler's brother, and dayton police are investigating a possible motive. geoff: turning to consumer news, air frequent travelers no legroom is shrinking on airlines . i said the same thing myself when i was flying new york center. chuck schumer wants the faa to require airlines to abide by a he says leg room on planes used to be 35-inches, but has shrunk to an average of 31. schumer says seats are getting narrower in the hips too, shrinking about two inches. the senior senator from new york will introduce a seat-size guideline amendment to the faa reauthorization act that is pending in congress. a vote on the bill is expected in march. allyson: the number of people caught up in the theft of taxpayer data last year is seven times larger than originally thought. last may, the internal revenue
website to steal the tax forms of 104,000 people. in august the irs revised that number up to 330,000. friday, the agency said the number is now closer to 720,000. starting this week the agency will warn affected taxpayers about potential identity theft. they will be offered free credit protection. geoff: a big change if you have a disney vacation on the calendar. disneyland in california and walt disney world in florida are changing to demand-based pricing. the calendar will be divided into value, regular and peak periods. a value one-day pass at disneyland, for monday through thursday, will drop to 95 dollars. a regular pass, for most weekends and summer weeks, rises to $105. the price will then shoot up to $112 on peak days. that includes most of december, spring break weeks and july weekends.
visitation." ricardo: clemson south carolina baseball teams wake up this morning with series sweeps in hand. the tigers sweeping james madison, at doug kingsmore stadium. here are the highlights. clemson in a 1-0 hole in the second, but the tigers erase the defecit quickly. freshman seth beer lift this pitch to left, and into the chapman grandstands. 11-to win over james madison. the gamecocks busted out the their three-game series. we moved to the third inning. tied at one. juco transfer 8 for 10, 2 hrs, adds 2 rbi on this play to give usc completes the sweep of penn state. gamecocks 8-0 on the year. geoff: they are off to a good start. seven weeks after playing for
clemson football team goes back to work today. the tigers first spring practice is this afternoon. the gamecocks two weeks away from the start of their spring low pr both programs will play their spring game on baseball april 9. season's just getting started. but basketball season winding down. the south carolina women have closed out the regular season, as just the second team in s, e, -- sec history to go through week play -- through league play, a perfect 16-0. the team finished it off with lsu on senior day in columbia. the winningest class in school history with 115 victories, celebrated this weekend. the gamecocks with no trouble, beating lsu 75 to 39. meanwhile. the clemson men wrapped up the regular season with a 71-57 loss to nc state. the tigers will face wake forest in the acc tournament at 2:30 wednesday in greensboro. and in high school basketball three upstate teams will play for state titles this upcoming weekend in columbia. on the boys side, the byrnes
buzz. dale: as we look out from our spartanburg kites -- skycam, looking back to the city skyline, good visibility. 48 degrees under mostly clear skies. clouds in the mountains this morning. maybe an isolated spring go between eight and nine as that front bushes there. most of the area is going to stay dry. greenberg -- greenville, spartanburg, anderson, 68. cool early. t-shirt weather for the afternoon. the mountains will be breezy, low 40's will climb to low 60's for the afternoon. a good start to the week. this will be the warmest day of the week. tomorrow, still mild. we will get some showers tomorrow afternoon and a cool front raining us temperatures back to reality come wednesday and thursday. very nice today. geoff: we don't like reality.
it was craziness. dale: were a lot of people riding? geoff: oh, yes. it was a lot of fun. in this morning's buzz. yes, you can teach an old dog new tricks. allyson: four shelter dogs rescued from slums and abandoned lots around sao paulo were trained as ball dogs for the brazil open tournament. geoff: their job? to retrieve balls that went out of bounds at an exhibition match and then give them back to the players. allyson: they like the getting part. a local shelter hope to raise awareness with its ball-dog initiative. geoff: in case you were wondering, the 4 dogs were named frida, mel, isabelle and costela allyson: that was funny. right when you said they give them back. geoff: not so much.
something on the ball to give it a different spin. you get dog slobber on the ball. it will make a tennis ball -- geoff: our news continues right now. >> live, local, breaking news. this is wyff news 4 today in high definition. >> we're constantly teaching these boys survival skills or how to camp in case something happened. we do the what is situation. allyson: a boy scout survives freezing temperatures, by covering himself with leaves. how lessons of survival helped the 12-year-old make it through a freezing night. geoff: just 24 hours away from the start of super tuesday. presidential candidates, turn up -- allyson: 5:00 now, everyone talking about yesterday. dale: a beautiful, sunny day.
today, 68 as a potential high. one or two potential sprinkles in the mountains is all we will see as the front rodgers across parts of tennessee, kentucky, pennsylvania, virginia. down south, we will have another beautiful day to enjoy. those breezes out of the southwest big up a little bit, 10-15 out of the southwest. 48 currently in anderson, 40 in asheville. 53 in franklin. low 50's from greenville to laurens this morning. afternoon highs well into the 60's. we are seeing a 14 mile-per-hour breeze in greenville. greenwood, more like nine. 7-10 hendersonville to boone. 68 for the upstate high by 2:00 this afternoon. western north carolina will reach into the low 60's. we see clouds coming back tomorrow afternoon. we will talk about a chance for rain in the next report. geoff: new information this morning. fire officials tell us a child was taken to a burn center after a house fire in honea path.