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good afternoon and thank you for joining us. let's get right force top -- the top story. medal of honor recipient kyle carpenter is charged with hit in run involving personal injury. the 26-year-old turned himself into the club you police department today. the charges are from an incident on december 8th around 8:30 p.m. at the intersection of assembly
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carpenter hit a pedestrian at the crosswalk. his hazard lights but he did not get out of the car to or to render aid. the scene when the pedestrian stood up and walked over to the side of the road. the -- the pedestrian suffered abrasions and like injury. carpenter was transported to the detention center where he was processed and released on bond. >> an other news, sp eng schultz -- officials are monitoring water levels after they released water from the dam this morning. they decided to let the water out after it caused significant inflow into the dam. just now one of the six spillways is open. sumter police are investigating a fatal shooting. officials responded to the complex after receiving a shots fired call around 6:45 p.m.. the 23 oh man was found unresponsive in an outside area of one of the buildings.
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anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to cost -- call crime stoppers one tripoli see. doctors are trying to combat the pain prescription policy problem. anyone who wants to build for public workers to use the database. medicaid director says the announcements will likely go out in february and the mandate will start in april. >> now the midlands most accurate forecast with meteorologist efrain. all of the midlands are getting rain. a little heavier band moving into parts of western orangeburg county. here in columbia light rain in 71 degrees. light winds out of the south
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high for today. light rainfall throughout the afternoon and evening. overnight totoght still a chchce or two. low of 54 degrees. tomorrow as the skies begin to clear we are looking at a high of 58 degrees. 74 -- seven-day forecast and new year's eve forecasts coming up in a few minutes. merry. continuing coverage. an attorney for bill cosby says the entertainer will be cleared of the sexual assault charge for which he was arrested yesterday cosby is accused of drugging and assaulting a woman at his home almost 12 years ago. cbs's kenneth greg is at the montgomery county courthouse with the latest. reporter: bill cosby remains free on the -- free on bail after his arrest and arraignment after sexual assault charge. he was booked wednesday for drugging and sexually assaulting former temple university employee andrea
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according to the 23 page complaint, cosby gave can't stand three blue pills he claimed were herbal and within 1 half hour she exexrienced blurred vision and difficulty speaking. mr. cosby urged her to take pills that he provided to her and to drink wine. the effect of which rendered her unable to move. >> can't stand sued cosby in 2005 and settled out of court. a decade later prosecutors used unsealed portions of depositions from the lawsuit to build a case, including cosby's admission a plan to use drugs on women he wanted to have sex with. cosby's attorney told cbs this morning the unsealed court papers are no smoking gun. >> they're is nothing in the deposition were mr. cosby admits to committing any -- any crime. >> more than 50 other women
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a conviction in this case could expose him to civil damages and other lawsuits. cbs news, pennsylvania. >> cosby's next court date is set for january 14th. we are on your side this afternoon with oil water advisories for all addresses in the 400 to 600 box of old barnwewe role. old addresses on bel air and anyone in the savanna with subdivision make sure you boil your water for one full minute before you use it for cooking or drinking. get rid of ice that was made with the water if it was not boiled first. there will also be an advisory this saturday. the water line relocation that was supposed to happen on tuesday had to be postponed due to the weather. the lines will be relocated from nine in the morning until 8:00 p.m.. that will take place in lee
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customers would not have water during those hours. once it is back on boil it for minute before you use it. you have four more days to apply for assistance from fema. they accept registration through monday all counties are eligible for individual assistance and losses not taking care of by insurance. if you've already registered you don't not need to reapply -- you do not need to reapply. all the information is on our website at wltx.com. happy new year's. some are already celebrating. new zealand has ushered in the new year as the clock ruck midnight, the skies lit up. they celebrate the start of 2016. and australia also welcome the new year in the usual fashion. the sydney harbour sky was lit up by hundreds of colorful
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midnight and is japan through new year celebrated with a massive balloon release. millions return and deep bowls of noodles and the bowls of noodles symbolize longevity, by the way. >> up to 1 million levelers -- revelers are expected to ring in the new year at new york city's times square. they will be joined by 6000 uniformed and undercover police officers. the head of the unit says new york city will be the safest place in the world on new year's eve. here in clumpy -- columbia the famously hot celebration is here. lauren hill is headlining the show but there are a lot of other events happening throughout the day. as a matter of fact preparations are underway for the fireworks display. officials are setting up this morning. organizer say it's the biggest fireworks to start -- display
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before that you can ice skate at main street ice from now until midnight. and then there is the new year's eve carnival that six off until 6:00 p.m. and runs until 11:00 p.m.. it has carnival rides and inflatable and face painting for kids. concert gates open up at 6:30 p.m. concert kick off with 1027 and then color plan -- colorblind at eight and lauren help starts at 10:30 p.m. -- lauren hill starts at 10:30 p.m. and she leads right into the fireworks and then hill will perform a finale until 12:30 a.m.. this is a rain or shine event. if it does rain, ring a rain jacket since umbrellas are not allowed. you can ring a small bag but
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they want to streamline security checks. cheers and pets are not allowed. service animals are permitted. you can head to wltx.com for more information about tonight's event. of course, if you don't plan on going to main street you can see holiday action from the comfort of your own home. news 19 was broadcast live from 11:00 p.m. until 1230 a.m. . parking around main street, you can catch the bus today for $3 all day. there are puck and ride locations with the comic bus and you can purchase a pass -- park and ride locations with the bus and they only take cash and they are free after four. you need to plan ahead. >> if you're planning on drinking tonight make sure you are responsible. cabs will be stationed near the
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near lady in sumter street from 11:00 p.m. until 3:00 a.m. new year's day. the first $10 of your right is covered as long as you're going to a resident or hotel in richland or lexington county. to take advantage of this program you must call checker or yellow cab prior to the ride and let them know you rtw beverage alert card writer. if you plan on heading downtown usc will collect nonperishable food donations. volunteers will be at all of the entrances at the party connecting canned food and monetary donations. if you are driving, make sure you pay attention to the streets because many of them will be closed. as of right now the east and
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1200 blocks of jury street are closed and the 1200 block of main street up to the state house which is the 900 block of main street which is also close and today at 4:00 the remainder of the 1200 block of main street will close the 1100 blocks in the 1200 blocks of lady street will also close. all streets will reopen tomorrow morning at 8:00 a.m.. let's turn to sports now. the clemson tigers take on the oklahoma were -- oklahoma a win is a ticket to the head into 2016. the tigers and sooners kickoff at 4:00 p.m. at sunrise stadium in miami. coming up a news 19 at noon,
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we will how can people prepare for >> pretty much the way we have prepared over the last couple of days and we could see more sprinkles up so we get closer
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the palmetto state. as you can see a lot of the rain is clearing up to our western midlands and mostly richland county and kershaw and sumter and heavier. light showers moving through it's moving about 25 to 30 miles and hour. we had a flood watch earlier this morning that expired at 10:00 a.m.. no flood watch now but quite a bit of flood warnings. salute a river, honorary river, watery river as well is the this is because the amount of rainfall not only that we had over the last two days but in the upstate they received on avavage 4-6 inches of r rn call that -- rainfall and that heads down hill towards the central midlands. it's something we watch carefully. temperatures have been slowly
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it's only 70 in lexington and 70s and st. matthew and 68 in camden we start off it this momoing in the mid to u uer 60s. an here -- your columbia 71 degrees with light rain falling and light rains out of the south southwest at 6 miles per hour. a lot of rain coming out of southern torture -- georgia. we are looking at rain and the low country in the southern part of the midlands. as our model shows showers will develop as we get into a p.m.. the bulk of it is going to stay to the south. we me see is beagle by midnight. outside of that once it continues by tomorrow it is out of here and just a lot of cloud coverage. forecasted height -- highs today in the upper 60s to lower 70s in as we get ready for new year's bring a poncho or rain jacket. a light chance for sprinkled by midnight. 66 degrees is mild and muggy and in the morning temperatures in the lower to mid 60s.
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about 50 degrees for high a new year's day and then the sunshine comes out. and i mean a lot of it into thisiseekend. i temperatures will stay pretty much in the lower to middle 50s but lows get back down to where we should be in the lower 30s and possibly even 29 degrees by tuesday morning. you want the brain it's gone. you want winter x is back. >> okay. so for tonight the take away is -- you want the winter? it is back. okay. everything. >> it's time to check in with
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text test kitchen with crabcakes that will start you off eating light and it right. >> it is unbelievable that another year has come and gone and with tonight being new year's eve i want to remind you if you're hosting a party make sure you have plenty of nonalcoholic options available. if you're going out please do not drink and drive. if you're drinking do so on a full stomach and plan on having a designated driver. and since tomorrow a lot of us will start out our new year's resolution to eat betr, we have a recipe for the most incredible many crabcakes ever. they are lighter see you can get a jumpstart on eating right. it is simply a lot of canned lumped crabmeat with fresh veggies and bread comes and a lot of spaces.
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after forming them into patties and they are done. whether you serve these tonight or in the weeks to come, i know you will love how much flavor these has -- these have. for our many crabcakes. as a way to help you welcome and the new year. i'm howard and the mr. food test kitchen wishing you everything you wish for.
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of it remember, you can head out to main street and surveyed today for a new year celebration. you can see a full list of all the activities. it is jampacked including a
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all of the information is on our website at wltx.com and you can see the action from your own home because news 19 will be live from the event from 11:00 p.m. until 12:30 a.m. in the morning. if you don't feel like going outside or for whatever reason you need to stay at home you can end watches here. >> watch us as everybody celebrates. as long as we can get rid of the rain i think a lot of people will head out. the rain is falling but you can see the concentration is pretty much the eastern half of the midlands. still light rain falling here in columbia. 71 degrees and that is our high. with light sprinkles as we get into this evening, again dress accordingly. bring the poncho or rain jacket. a slight chance for rain by midnight pick 66 degrees and by tomorrow 58 for high and it starts to clear out and the winter temperatures will be right through the seven days.
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please be careful. take advantages -- take
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