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and an unsettled weather pattern will return. there is also a good chance of showers as moist, humid air continues to flow in from the south around a ridge of high pressure anchored off the coast. tuesday a front will cross the area and produce a few showers during the day, and the mild weather will prevail and highs will again reach the 70s. wednesday and thursday will also feature periods of rain which could lead to widespread flooding issues. of course, we'll watch this closely and will make changes accordingly. the massive storm system churning across the country, is leaving
destruction in its wake. tornadoes, flooding and blizzards are pounding the country from new mexico to illinois. and the system continues to move east. nbc's chris pollone has the latest. :02 :06 :26 :58 in garland, texas, northeast of dallas. the damage assessment and cleanup is underway. "the whole ceiling, the whole roof right there, it's gone. it's all in the living room. everywhere." nine tornadoes struck texas over the weekend, killing at least eleven. "everything happened in seconds" the tornado that hit garland was an ef- four packing winds up to among those killed, an infant. just three days old. "please baby please baby be okay baby and i was holding her little hand." the massive system brought heavy rain and flash floods to illinois, missouri, and texas. cameras captured emergency responders rescuing a trapped driver in dallas. heavy rain sent the trinity river over its
banks. turning roads to streams. in missouri, four international soldiers training at fort leonard wood, were among those killed when their vehicle overturned in flood waters. "it has been a very difficult several days and this threat is pattern isn't over yet. chris pollone, nbc news. this december is the deadliest from tornadoes on record in the state of texas. a columbia quadriplegic is getting a helping hand after someone stole his van on christmas eve. our billie jean shaw was there moment. robert mccurdy says he is excited to finally be able to leave his home, he says he's been stuck inside since christmas after discovering his van was stolen. today, achieve mobility, a wheelchair accessible van company donated a van to robert and debbie mccurdy for a couple of days. the company lent the couple the
learning theirs was stolen christmas eve. a police incident report shows the the 2012 honda civic oddsey van was taken from in front of their home on geiger street around midnight on thursday. mccurdy who is quadriplegic says the van was specifically tailored to transport someone in a wheelchair. i asked him how it felt to receive the donation. "good, good. i'm actually very pleased, very gracious that they've done this for me." the mccurdys will have the van until thursday. after that the couple says they will look into purchasing another one if theirs is not recovered. here is a replica of the van. it's a dark gray 2012 honda purchasing another one if theirs is not recovered. here is a replica of the van. it's a dark gray 2012 honda odyssey. the license plate, which is a handicap tag, reads w126. it has a wheelchair ramp and missing passenger seat. columbia police are investigating the robbery. if you have any information call crime stoppers at 1-triple 8-
crime-sc. back to you. investigators say a man killed in a weekend shooting had no weapon and was not in his neighbors yard during a contentious argument. investigators say 62- year-old keith pruitt, was killed in an ongoing dispute about a fence. they say pruitt's neighbor, mark volstromer, is now in jail charged with murder. richland county deputies say the shooting happened on antioch amez church road off garners ferry road around 4 yesterday afternoon. highway patrol is trying to get to the bottom of a freak accident in orangeburg county invesgitators says a man on a riding lawnmower died after being hit from behind by a pickup truck. the crash happened on winter creek road in orangeburg county it will soonbe official for the two newest members of columbia city council. howard duvall and edward mcdowell will be sworn in tomorrow. mcdowell won the runoff election last month to represent district two. duvall is the new at-large
councilman. also tomorrow councilman moe baddourah will be sworn in as well. the ceremony is at city hall at 3:30. if you live in west columbia, you may temporarily lose water service tomorrow. this will impact more than two dozen blocks in and around the leaphart road area. the city is shutting off water lines for a relocation project near leaphart and mineral springs road starting tomorrow at 9 a.m. until 7 p.m. once water is restored people in the area will then be under a boil water advisory and will need to boil water for at least one full minute before using it. as you take down your christmas decorations this week, consider recycling your live tree. the annual grinding of the greens is now underway. you can drop off your live christmas tree at more than two dozen locations across lexington and richland counties. before you do, make sure to remove all lights and decorations. also, it's only for trees, no wreaths, garland or other greenery. the last day for drop-off is thursday, january 16. mulch will be available for
presidential election. donald trump is already blasting a political powerhouse he's calling a major liability on women's issues. his target: former president bill clinton. brian mooar has the story from washington. :23-:32 :39-:43 bill clinton is hitting the campaign trail next week in new hampshire ... and donald trump has already fired off a preemptive -potentially risky - strike against the former president and his wife, democrat hillary clinton. the gop frontrunner says ... "if hillary thinks she can unleash her husband, with his terrible record of women abuse, while playing the women's card on me, she's wrong!" sot: carrie dann, political editor, nbc news :23-:32 dann: "the trouble for donald trump - bill clinton remains the most popular democratic
surrogate, and somebody who's very popular with independents and moderates, those same groups donald trump himself struggles with." and without support from women and minorities ... jeb bush says trump can't be a serious nominee. sot: jeb bush presidential candidate :39-:43 bush: "to win you got to get to fifty. to get to fifty, you have to draw people toward your cause rather than push them away." in an interview with npr, president obama touched on the "i dont think that this country works best on cynicism." the president was named top man in a new gallup poll of people most admired by americans. trump tied for second, with pope francis. and hillary clinton was named most- admired woman - for a record twentieth time. clinton is shrugging off trump's attacks on her husband, saying i'm brian mooar in washington. now back to you. a big endorsement from a leading south carolina republican is touching off a social media firestorm. we'll have more at 5:30, and a look at who's in now
that senator lindsey graham is out. the unsettled weather pattern continues. meteorologist ben tanner joins me now with an update. monday afternoon highs will reach the upper 70s and an unsettled weather pattern there is also a good chance of showers as moist, humid air continues to flow in from the south around a ridge of high pressure anchored off the coast. your full forecast, coming up.
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a look now at your first alert traffic... so far showers have been few and far between, but i will still carry a 40% chance into the afternoon. temps are currently in the low 70s, we will have no problems reaching the upper 78- 79 across the area. monday afternoon highs will reach the upper 70s and an unsettled weather pattern will return. there is also a good chance of showers as moist, humid air continues to flow in from the south around a ridge of high pressure anchored off the coast. tuesday a front will cross the area and produce a few showers during the day, and the mild weather will prevail and highs will again reach the 70s. wednesday and thursday will also closely and will make changes accordingly.
portions of the riverwalk park & amphitheater had to be shut down again after the rain last week. this was just the latest closure following october's flood. crews have been
working post-flood to clean up mud, debris and downed trees. they also uncovered erosion problems and say the river level is not helping the issue. "we are getting additional erosion from that. and mainly we've got a lot of tree balls that were exposed down by the river because of the erosion. so now with these rains and all now, we're getting additional trees that are falling and things like that -- more frequently than in typical times. other than than, it's just the typical mud that's washed up and cleanup and
things like that. but that's been the biggest be fixed. speaking of fema, if you still you still need to apply for assistance from october's floods- you are running out of time to do so. the deadline is january 3rd at midnight. 24 south carolina counties are eligible. you can start the application process online at disaster assistance dot gov. or by calling fema's hotline. new at five: a historic icon is in for some tlc in a big step forward for columbia's marquee bull street project. jack kuenzie reports, we now have an answer to one of the big questions over the project. charles, we are talking about we've been referring to for the last six months as bullstreet common---though as we reported three weeks ago, there continues to be some uncertainty about the official title of this development. we know for sure that these 165 acres include the new spirit communications
soon to be home of the columbia fireflies single-a baseball team. when the team takes to the field for the first time in april---players and fans will be able to look out over the right field wall and see a portion of the babcock building. the oldest section of that huge building dates back to 1857. much of the entire structure is in bad shape and has posed a major challenge to redevelopment efforts on the former state hospital campus for years. but we're now told babcock is under contract with a company that has extensive experience with historical properties--and that company has plans to build apartments here. as we've often said, that won't be easy because it is an enormous building in need of major rehabilitation. representative james smith worked on legislation to provide tax incentives to save valuable older buildings. by passing incentive programs that we put together it was some acknowledgement that the state hasn't done its job to keep this building up. and it's also a critical part of the redevelopment of that whole bull street area.
it is the iconic piece of architecture there. the center piece if you will, coming in there. and i think most everyone in the community that i've talked to expects to see that as a centerpiece to the ultimate redevelopment of the area. the name of the company proposing the apartments has not been revealed. it does not appear to be the same developer who had strong interest last year in turning babcock into a 200 room hotel. that prospective investor---tony gelderman of new orleans---told us in may 2014 it would take at least $20 million dollars to rehab the building, which among other things, has asbestos and lead paint problems as well as significant structural issues. as for the name of the entire bull street project----we have another indication now from the miami-based lennar commercial company that it is marketing the location to retailers and residential development as "the commons at bullstreet." there is however, still signage on the property referring to "bullstreet common." the word is "no." police won't
xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxtoday a grand jury revealed its decision not to indict two cleveland policemen for the death of tamir rice in november of last year. rice was carrying a pellet gun specifically designed to look like a real handgun. police responding to calls of someone with a gun shot and killed him. prosecutors called the case a "perfect storm of human error" and said it was reasonable for the police to see rice, and his gun, as a danger. "based on the evidence they heard and the law as it applies to police use of deadly force the grand jury declined to bring criminal charges against cleveland police officer timothy loehmann and frank garmback that was also my recommendation and that of our office after reviewing the investigation and but no one ever told the police that. rice's family is suing the city of cleveland over his
a charter bus crash in chicago leaves one woman dead and four others hurt. police say a burlington trailways bus lost control on the stevenson expressway after hitting a construction sign. the driver wasn't speeding, and told police he swerved to avoid a pickup truck that veered into his lane. authorities say 21-year old nicole underwood from des moines, iowa was killed in the crash. four other passengers were taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. no word yet if the pickup truck driver will face charges in the fatal wreck. authorities say a driver faces several charges including hit and run and driving while impaired after a collision between a raleigh city bus and a car. officials say the crash closed several lanes and also knocked over a power pole. power was briefly knocked out in the area, but duke energy is no longer reporting any outages. new forecasts on the flint river crest in georgia are breath of fresh air for emergency management officials as it appears flooding won't be as severe as expected. raycom news networks melissa hodges is in south
georgia where some flooding has occurred though and gives us a look. i am on northampton road, off forrester parkway in lee county, which runs along the muckalee creek. this home behind me was flooded, and based on the water marks on the cement block suppose to flood, at least there was no warning initially from the national weather service. the question is now whether additional gauges are needed along the muckalee to offer better readings of the rising water, and give people living along the creek a chance to save some of their belongings. the good news is the water is receding, and now it is time for the cleanup. reporting from lee county in southwest georgia, i'm melissa hodges for the raycom news network. headed to the playoffs. the clemson tigers are preparing the top stories of 2015. break season, as we count down the top
and an unsettled weather pattern will return. there is also a good chance of showers as moist, humid air continues to flow in from the south around a ridge of high pressure anchored off the coast. tuesday a front will cross the area and produce a few showers during the day, and the mild weather will prevail and highs will wendy woolfolk joins us from chicago's o'hare airport :11 - :13 quick the trek home from the holidays ... a slow one for millions across the country's midsection... at chicago's ohare .. hundreds of delays and cancellations .. "my flight was canceled, but i didn't find out 'til i got her." all part of a wicked weather system marching across the heartland ..
the same system that dropped two feet of snow in new mexico .. a state of emergency declared there as winds gusted up to 82 miles an hour. that wind and snow ... closing highways near roswell .. and forcing drivers to seek shelter. "i was just driving and a big old gust of snow came through and i couldn't see where i was going." the treacherous driving conditions stretch all the way to parts of texas and oklahoma . where sleet and freezing rain caused numerous accidents and shut down highways .. severe weather across texas .. leaving long lines and frustrated passengers .. at houston's george bush international airport. "the flight's actually showing up as being available, but i think we may've gotten bumped." across the country .. more than a thousand delays and wendy woolfolk. nbc news. chicago. a presidential endorsement from a prominent south carolina congressman is creating a across the country .. more than a thousand delays and cancellations .. making 'making it home' a hassle .. with the midwest in the
a presidential endorsement from a prominent south carolina congressman is creating a social media firestorm will whitson looks at why trey gowdy's endorsement of marco rubio is causing such an uproar. congressman gowdy was supposed to campaign through iowa with marco rubio today- but the events were cancelled due to severe weather- but even gowdy's announcement of support for the florida senator has donald trump's campaign bringing the heat. the political power vaccuum left behind from lindsey graham's withdrawal from the presidential race gave marco rubio a big palmetto state endorsement- and marco rubio's camp could benefit from support from trey gowdy- the upstate congressman who gained national attention as chairman of the investigative house subcommittee on benghazi- rubio ties with ben carson for third in recent national republican primary polls- also coming in third in the most recent south carolina polls- after the initial announcment gowdy would be travelling with the florida senator- donald trump sent out a series of tweets- calling
the lawmaker a loser and failure on his benghazi panel- other members of the twitterverse followed suit those comments caught the attention of south carolina republican party chair matt moore- "i hate seventh grade rhetoric and invectives being thrown around, personal attacks, name calling. we're better than that." while personal attacks aren't new to the campaign trail, moore says- with less than two months to get before south carolina takes the national stage with the first in the south primary- the discussion should go back to issues. "whoever we choose as the next president will have to face serious challenges from day one. they need to be a serious person." moore also took to social media- saying criticisms against gowdy are criticisms against south carolina as a whole. "there are good things and bad things about social media- in this case, trey gowdy is a get a response back. live, ww wis news 10 office to see if he'd like to comment- but i did not get a
today's top stories - one man's locked up for a neighborhood propertly line argument that turned deadly investigators arrested and charged mark volstromer of eastover with murder. richland county deputies say he shot and killed a neighbor 62-year-old keith pruitt, over the weekend. they say it was over an ongoing dispute about a fence. highway patrol troopers are looking for the hit and run driver behind an accident over the weekend. it happened near the percival road exit on i-77 north -- just after 8-30 saturday night. troopers say a pickup truck made an improper lane change and hit a car... sending the car off the road and into some trees. the car driver has been released from the hospital. the pickup truck took off. if you have any information about this hit and run, call crimestoppers at 1- 888-crimes-sc. right now, more than 100 rescued animals are being treated the charleston animal society. they were taken from a north charleston home yesterday, in one of the largest rescues in charleston county.
deputies say police were responding to a burglary at a nearby house when they discovered 72 rabbits, 32 cats and 4 dogs. they say the homeowner claimed she was trying to help the animals but it became overwhelming. no one is facing charges. the clemson tigers have been untouched with a perfect season this year. they are now acc champs... and headed to the college football playoff. sports reporter joe gorchow has this year's number five story. this year... the tigers turned away all challengers to make program history. swinney: "it's been a fun season and challenge each and every week. we tried to make every week the biggest week of the year. we've been at our best when we needed to be." clemson's 13 wins are the most ever in a single season by a tigers squad... besting the 12-0 mark set by the 1981 national title team. one of the most memorable victories...
valley against notre dame. following the two point win... coach dabo swinney delivered an unforgettable line. swinney: "and tonight it was byog... bring your own guts." that dab of wisdom... just one of many from dabo this season. swinney: "dabz of wisdom can i tell my wife that? a lot of it i go with the flow and with how i feel. i'm a gut guy i am an instinct guy. sometimes you got to put lipstick on a pig and roll with... and that's your crown. we're going to be a tough out, and it ain't because we were tip toeing through the daisy's. we're going to play." the tigers fed off his inspirational motto's... to achieve perfection... and claim the school's first acc championship since 2011... with a 45-37 victory over north carolina in the conference title game. swinney: "i love the guts and i love the heart of this team. we talk all the time about you've got to be a champion on the inside before you can be a champion on outside, and tonight the inside of these
mac lain: "the whole team just has a genuine love and appreciation overall. been saying it for the whole year. when we needed it the most, they really stepped up." dabo's leadership earned him five national coach of the year awards from different organizations around the country. his star quarterback received similar recognition from the conference and the nation. sophomore deshaun watson was named acc player fo the year ... claimed the davy o'brien award as the top qb in college football... and finished 3rd in the heisman trophy race. swinney: "not just the best player in this conference he's the best player in the country. if you sit down and watch all 13 games i don't know how you can argue with that." watson: "it's a big role. major task, but this is what i've prepared for. this is what i came to this university for to represent clesmon well. play the position of quarterback, and i think i've been doing it pretty good." clemson's enjoyed this wonderful journey... that's guided them into this years college football playoff. swinney: "all the things we've
gotten done this year are in the rear view mirror. it's about what's next." what's ahead... a showdown with the oklahoma sooners in the orange bowl on new year's eve. we'll be with the tigers in the sunshine state as they continue their quest to become national champions. coverage of clemson's big battle in the orange bowl begins tomorrow... live from miamia at four with joe gorchow. dangerous weather turns deadly in some parts of the country. more on a dramatic rescue up next. plus the numbers on those diet drinks may add up whether you want them to or not.
so far showers have been few and far between, but i will still reaching the upper 78- 79 across the area. monday afternoon highs will reach the upper 70s and an unsettled weather pattern will return. there is also a good chance of showers as moist, humid air continues to flow in from the south around a ridge of high pressure anchored off the coast. tuesday a front will cross the area and produce a few showers during the day, and the mild weather will prevail and highs will again reach the 70s. wednesday and thursday will also feature periods of rain which could lead to widespread flooding issues. of course, we'll watch this closely and will
dallas firefighters performed a high water rescue as the weather system that high winds, rain and even snow continues to wreak havoc on the lone star state. at least two people were trapped in their car after it was overtaken by high water. one of them managed to swim to higher ground. the other person climbed onto the roof of the vehicle and waited for dallas fire and rescue. if your new years resolutions
apple's fitness tracker fitbit was a top holiday gift this year... fitbit's free app was one of the top downloads in the u-s on christmas day, according to apple. company officials say it seems that fitbit is maintaining its position as a popular option for customers looking to improve their fitness levels through using an activity tracking device. if you're looking for a job in
the new year .. here are some of the top paying jobs. according to the labor department's 2016-2017 occupational outlook handbook, elevator installers and repairers hold the best-paying job one could find with just a high-school education --- earning a median annual pay of just over $78-thousand dollars. job seekers with an associates degree could qualify to become an air-traffic controller making around $122-thousand dollars a year. with a bachelor's degree, architectural and engineering managers earn just over $130-thousand dollars a year. a new study suggests ultrasound screening is comparable to mammograms ... for detecting breast cancers. over two-thousand patients underwent three annual screenings ... using ultrasound and mammograms ... followed by a biopsy or additional exam. while both methods were equally effective, ultrasound diagnosed a higher proportion of invasive and node- negative cancers. however, ultrasound screenings had a larger percentage of false positives. researchers say ultrasound is a good supplemental test for women who
don't meet the criteria for m-r-i screening. many of us reach for a diet soda to help watch our weight. but new research shows we might not be saving as many calories as we think. holly firfer explains why in today's health minute. --reporter pkg-as follows-- you may not be saving any calories by drinking diet soda. that's according to a new study that says diet beverages may make you chow down on more unhealthy food than you realize. the "journal of the academy of nutrition and dietetics": found that people who drank a lot of diet drinks tended to eat more and load up on high-calorie foods like chips, cookies and ice cream. the researchers looked at the food and drink consumption of more than 22-thousand adults for two-days. those who drank alcohol and sugary beverages had the largest increase in calories... no surprise there. however, those who drank the diet drinks or coffee ate more unhealthy foods, like those loaded with fat and sugar. the researchers say those wanting to eat healthy should consider what they drink in relation to their overall eating habits. for today's health minute, i'm holly firfer. the latest developments after accusations against peyton manning.
deputies arrested harold pratt. the sheriff's department believes pratt shot and killed 38-year-old loretta bunch last week. yesterday, her family reported that she had not been seen since friday. her car was later found at a home on old state road--where witnesses say she had been picked up by a truck driver. the orangeburg county sheriff's department is investigating the case. a football legend could be taking his next big showdown into a courtroom. the denver broncos are hosting the cincinnati bengals tonight on monday night football. and the attention will be on quarterback peyton manning, but not because he is still recovering from a foot injury. in the wake of accusations of using performance enhancing drugs, manning is now considering suing a documentary called "the dark side" aired sunday night on al jazzeera america and alleged that an indianapolis drug ring supplied manning with h-g-h during his recovery from neck surgery in 2011. the former pharmacist who made
the "clown prince" of the harlem globetrotters has died. number 36- george "meadowlark" lemon- died in arizona yesterday. lemon played in more than seven-thousand- 500 consecutive games during his 24 years with the globe-trotting globetrotters. performing for popes, presidents, royalty, and fans in a hundred countries. lemon was one of it not the most popular globetrotter during his tenure. a player who deftly combined skill, showmanship, and slapstick. lemon was inducted to both naismith basketball hall of fame and the international clown hall of fame. he was 83, his cause of death is not known. we are hearing from the sole survivor of a virginia shooting that occurred on live t-v. back in august vicki gardner was being interviewed by a tv crew when a man who used to work at the same tv station came up and shot all three of them. gardner was wounded, while a reporter and cameraman were killed.
gardner says she will not let herself be defined by the worst moment of her life. :00-:04 "at the end of this year, what are you most thankful for?" :05-:20 "oh, goodness, that's a broad range. i am so thankful, first of all, to be here. to be surrounded by the community that we have. it has been an eye- opening experience. i have seen the worst that society can do, and i have seen the best that society can do." gardner has now finished with surgeries for her injuries and hopes to return to work as a chamber of commerce leader next month. a holiday lights tradition now being extended for one more night. elgin lights will continue through tomorrow from 6-9 p.m. rain or shine. so far this year, they've had the biggest turnout in 18 years. the display is free, but donations are welcomed. the money goes to send children fighting cancer to camp kemo. thanks for joining us for the news at 5. we'll be right back.
showers as moist, humid air continues to flow in from the south around a ridge of high pressure anchored off the coast. tuesday a front will cross the area and produce a few showers during the day, and the mild weather will prevail and highs will again reach the 70s. wednesday and thursday will also feature periods of rain which could lead to widespread flooding issues. of course, we'll watch this closely and will make changes accordingly. for weather updates on the go, download the wis