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head scar ch last night, now, he doesn't practice this religion, but he said he wanted to stand in solidarity with groups that he says have been marginalized by the donald trump campaign. this the prejudicc shown through last night. >> can you explain why you're asking me to leave? can you explain why you're asking me to leave. >>reporter: he documented the moment he was removed from donald trump's rally at the gars son livestock arena. the video has been viewed more than 150,000 times in a matter of hourings, based on how he looked last night, not how heth aed. he says it got him booted out. >> i also wanted to go dressed in a way that essentially did show solidarity. >>reporter: groups like muslim,
dawning a traditional l muslim -- a test of the rights to practice the democratic process. his getting kicked out means the test failed. >> i think that this sends a message in some way, that if you are going to participate in a democratic process, be small. be inconspicuous, don't'ttand up. sit down. if you're told to leave, don't ask why. >>reporter: the difference for him, he easy is he didn't ask small. he stood up, he sat down, he walked around the arena. according to the anderson county sheriff's office, this caught the trump campaign's addition. >> what did i do different than anyone else? [ inaudible ]. >> no longer welcome. >>reporter: we reached out to the trump campaign thursday t. sheriff's office says they did escort him out on behalf of the campaign, not based on his appearance, but because he was, quote, continually blocking the view of other people. >> i wondered and i still wonder what i did that was different from what anyone else has done. >>reporter: while he didn't
the video, he believes it speaks to the fear spread by the trump campaign that he adds he didn't believe the trump supporters are big gotted. >> somebody is benefitting from that atmosphere of fear. so we need to maybe not target the people who rg made scared but we need to think about who is benefitting from this fear. >>reporter: and he says he hopes this spaas a very necessary -- sparks a very necessary discussion on behalf of people that he feels are marginalized by the trump campaign, he wants to talk about democratic process and equality for all. reporting live tonight in clemson, addie hampton, 7 news. addie, hope thank thank you for that. >> this afternoon, doctor ben carson was in cherokee county,
erin rogers caught up with him. >> we're going be going after all different demographics. [ inaudible ]. >> he joked, saying there will be no going home to change clothes this time. we will have more on this one-on-one interview coming up at 10:00 and 11:00. over the next two days, the gop candidates will take the stage at a forum and the next big debate. form, four of the candidates will be speaking at bob jones university. at noon. the palmetto family alliance invited all of the republicans kands to attend -- candidates to attend. you can tell the peace center is gearing up for saturday night's gop debate. 7 news got inside today to fine out there are more than 150 people from cbs, and google, working right now on the setup,
see the setup, everything is in boxes, they're being pieced toths for the big debate here at 9:00 o'clock, the whole team will be in place to bring you a special report, make sure to tune in for r that at 7:00. >> another upstate rally, the campaigning continues, according to his website, lit kick off at 7:00 o'clock at the convention center in greenville, that event is free, but you will need to register for tickets, we have a link on wspa, click the links in the big blue box on the home page. the candidates are trying to rake in more support, south carolina voter repair for the state primary. >> it will mark the first in the south, presidential primary election, following the iowa caucus and the new hampshire primary results. democrat hillary clinton is hoping an endorsement today by the congressional caucus will give her a boost among the african-american voters. and influential south carolina
considering endorsing clinton. dave jordan is here now with more on what the black vote means to south carolina. . that's an important voting segment, 30% of the voting population is black and there's a huge push to get endorsements. >> we're starting to see that now. senator sanders went to harlem to have lunch ch with reverend al sharpton. he's trying to wrap up as well. the congressional black caucus as you mentioned has endorsed hillary clinton can and jim clyburn, has held off on that endorsement. but this is considered a state that is do or die for senntor clinton, according to all of the political analysts and she's starting to release more ads to that effect. this is one of those ads that she
releaseded. >> something is just fundamentally broken. when african-americans are more likely to be arrested by police, and sentenced to longer prison terms for doing the same thing that whites do. >> now, that is the ad that senator clinton released, this
trying to get out and in an effort to push back against the crime bill, which many believe destroyed african-american families. his work with doctor martin luther king but is that
having an effect in south carolina. reaction to the bernie sanders campaign. >> when you look at these -- and his makeup and the folks in there, we're never up in the upper end of that. he spoeks a good game, but ain't showing a good game. >> clinton, having a commanding result in south carolina. actress angela bassett and former president bill clinton were campaign k on her behalf. but senator sanders continues to chip away at her lead, nationally and here at home, especially with younger black voters. >> dave, thank you.
upstate police departments o r in desperate need of reinforcements and the lack of trained officers means some familiar problems. >> gordon dill is here now to gordon. >> we found something that the south carolina criminal justice academy calls gypsy cop,s, there's a statewide police short j a, we're looking at people who may work for 10 agencies in five years, they resign at one place, sometimes while they're being investigated by their own agency and are easily hired somewhere else. now, let me show you where the problem starts. this is at the academy itself, every south carolina officer has to be certified, passing a 12-week course at the academy. the staff tells me half of the new recruits you see here will stay in law enforcement for about a year. the other half, dropping out. there are a lot of reasons for that. low pay, long hours, lack of respect, more than anything, police work turns out the to be
on tv, but someone has to show up when you call 911. and that means problem officers, stick around. >> every agency within the state is feeling the effects of it from the smaller agencies to the highway patrol. everybody is feeling the effects of hiring and retaining good officers. >> so, i've talked to more than a dozen upstate sheriffs and police chiefs, most tell me they go out of the way of hiring the so-called gypsy cops. they continue to find work. including one officer who worked for three upstate agencies last year. that cop, just resigned again. two weeks ago during another internal investigation. back to you. >> gordon, thank you. next on 7 news at 6:00, an upstate sheriff's office
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the line of duty. tonight.. the sheriff's office is trying to spartanburg county sheriff's office. >> ten spartanburg officers have been killed in the line of duty. >> rachelle spence is joining us right now, to show us what they're building to honor these officers. >>reporter: yeah, amy, tom, they're building a memorial and you have to imagine it for now, but it's really going to change the outside of this sheriff's office. right from where i'm standing, there's going to by a large wall with the ten names after the fallen officers. a big seating area. this will take a couple of months to complete. so today, they started symbolically by digging these shovels into the ground. now, the memorial will honor the memory of all ten officers killed in the line of duty in spartanburg county, the most recent of them, is kevin who was killed in 2007. deputies say he was shot when he chased someone who ran off
donated their time and money to this memorial project so taxpayers won't be seeing the bill at all. the memorial will be finished by may. >> from any law enforcement arn here, not just from spartanburg koun, but all of the municipality, they're our brothers and sisters and we hope and pray we never have to add another name. >>reporter: also planning a formal dedication, that's for mid may, and it happens to fall on law enforcement memorial day. if you'd like to see a full list of the names of those officers who are being honored, you can find those right on our website, wspa.com. live in spartanburg, rachelle spence, 7 news next on 7 news at 6:00, crooks are not only trying to steal your identity, i a new study
on their new at -6-... a warning...about cyber thieves... but this warning ... isn't for you... it's for your children. new at 6:00, warning about cyber thieves, but this warning isn't for parents, it's for if children. >> children are becoming the new target of choice. as diane lee explains, the law is on your side if you know how to take advantage of it. >>reporter: cameron hughes nows how damaging id theft can be with to a person's life. >> i had a friend whose id was stoenl and she recently got everything settled and it took 20 years. >>reporter: she's never thought to protect her son.
social security number being out there. to have it stolen. >>reporter: had you ever taken him to the doctor's afs. >> then it's out there. >>reporter: it's not hackings at healthcare providers. toy companies like v tech and the national cyber security alliance found 1 in 5 u.s. households has been contacted about a breach at school. the nonprofit says kids are becoming a preferred target because the theft often goes undetected for years. >> what's the single most important thing that parents can do to avoid this? >> the single best tool out there is the security -- south carolina has the this law, it allows the parent to notify those three agencies that they want to put the freeze on the credit report and if they do that, it's free, it doesn't affect the credit report, it's something that happens very quickly, and it can be snapped on and snapped off. >>reporter: we checked and found out only 23 states in the nation have this law.
that includes both carolinas and georgia. >> i didn't know about that. so i think it should be more well known. and then people should do it. it's free, so. why not? >>reporter: in spartanburg, diane lee, 7 news. to freeze your child's credit, you have to contact each of the three major credit reporting agencies, we have a link on wspa.com. and by the way, if you ever notice that you're getting mailings in your child's name, that could be a sign you're getting -- you have had identity theft. >> it's always nice to see the sunshine, but when it does its job to warm us up, it's not bad at all. yesterday, in the 30s for the high. today, we got up to 50 degrees. and i'll tell you what, it's all relative, but it felt good. for tonight, another freeze, it will be a lighter freeze, because the clouds will be increasing after midnight. right now, we're in good shape as far as the sky condition goes. the clouds will be coming in,
that could bring a few flurries to the mountains and upstate, just isolated flurries at best, that moves out, back to sun by afternoon. and then we're tracking a stronger cold front coming dour down from canada, our next arctic front will arrive fofo the weekend. here's the satellite map tonight, a few clouds up in north carolina. right now, we have mostly clear conditions out there. so the temperatures going to drop rapidly with that dry air in place. this is the disturbance that we're tracking, that could possibly squeeze out a few snowflakes right now, producing snow in central iowa. that's going to head southeast ward, and the leading edge is pushing into the western part of tennessee. the clouds will arrive later on tonight and the arctic sar in canada, but that will stoort move into the northern part of the u.s. tomorrow. so friday, 7:00 a.m. lots of clouds are going to be around.
snowflakes, that will quickly move out and more sunshine in the afternoon. still looking at chilly conditions and a few high mountain snow shower, a nice day. cooler than today. saturday morning, afternoon that arctic front pushes through, we expect windy conditions to set up. so a freezing start to the day, and of course, it will feel colder than the actual temperature, bright sunshine through saturday. sunday, not looking bad either r but awfully cold out there. of course the next system we're tracking is the one that's going to be arriving on monday. that will get out of here by early tuesday. your main window to watch, is really going to be monday evening, going into tuesday morning. how it looks right now, is that the system could mainly bring rain, but it will start out with some snow, and then change over to some freezing rain, after that point, we may see a warming trend as the cold air wedge breaks down and it all ends as a lot of rainar e tuesday. and then that pushes on out, so stay tuned, we'll don't fine-tune that forecast, and let you know what to expect for the early part of next week.
quiet weather, 35 degrees in asheville. we're still at 45 in spartanburg. and 49 in greenwood. here's what to expect for the next 72 hour, tomorrow's high, 46, mostly dry. only 40 on saturday. only 35 for a high on sunday. we're going to start out around 17 degrees, valentine's day is a cold one, but it's dry. and the next system arrives on monday. and there's your mountain forecast, 41 the high tomorrow, with a few high mountain snow showers, 19 tomorrow night. but down to 10 degrees saturday night withh a high only up to freezing, on sunday. christy, thanks. still ahead at 6:00, usc got another big win last night, but the gamecocks coach had something to get off his dhes after it, he has that. >> and don't look now, but this
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we're right in the middle of our off-season program, i've been proud of our guy's effort, our guys have done a nice job so far. >> the keynote speeshg at last night's anderson toch touchdown club awards dinner as he pushes toward the first football practice. including 4 and is headlined by forper clemson jeff davis, key to the national title in 81 and michael l dean perry, join iss his brother in the hall. the induction ceremony cops up in late april. -- comes up in late april. targeting plays in the college game, further video review this season. by the college football rules committee. speaking of rules, nascar coming up with a few more changes to this year, including having unlimited attempts during it overtime as well as an overtime
determine the winner after one extra lap, while sprint cup fields have been reduced from 43 to 40 cars. sec, thornwell off the break. tied in the second half at 60, but doesh sher. into a tie for the top, lsu and kentucky. neither of the teams was in the national top 25 going in and he expanded on it. . >> i can't complain about our publicity, we haven't been relevant for a 100 years. we have to earn that. you don't get that because you win a game in february, you have to earn it and earn it over a period of time, we've got to stay in the moment. more based on our league the way it's viewed. i don't know, maybe i'm wrong, is there another bcs conference where the number one and two seeds are not ranked?
task at hand, ahead, kentucky comes in saturday. in front of a sold out house in columbia. >> furman going for 7th win in the past 8 games, the citadel with an eye on staying on top of the standings, tied with wofford can and mercer, a team that's done a great job this year, building on last year's run. to the championship game. >> our kids have learned to believe that they can win, and believe what it takes to win, and we believed all year that when we got into our conference, we could be really, really competitive in our league and we could beat anybody. the support of the fan base, they realize, it's been great. but we stay growned and realized that weave got to continue to get better. >> so they begin the night -- those two teams have four losses, so a lot of juggling at the top of the standings will
>> finally, we showed you, chris ball, deon dra jordan and the catch and slam in one motion, the clippers lost in boston. caught it and sent it home. >> sure did. >> check the weather now. >> clear right now, we'll look for clouds later tonight, looks like temperatures will be in the 20s once again tomorrow morning. >> we have your only local news coming up at 7:00. >> we'll see you at 11:00, too, all here for you on wspa.com and the new and improved news app. see you back here at 7:00
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key endorsement for clinton and a warning about nominating trump. >> we're going to be destroyed in the general election. >> pelley: also tonight, will u.s. olympic athletes be endangered by the zika virus? a rare one-on-one interview with the head of the c.i.a. isis has access to chemical artillery shells? a college president's scheme to rid his school of struggling students. and a story brings sheer joy to a child. not the words, it's the voice.
anna and both girls rushed... >> this is the "cbs eveni captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> pelley: a new national poll shows how critical tonight's democratic debate is. hillary clinton and bernie sanders are neck and neck, and both are looking to african americans to break the tie. african americans make up more than half the democratic electorate in south carolina where first-in-the-south primary is just over two weeks away. here's nancy cordes. >> hillary clinton has been there. >> reporter: nearly 20 members of the congressional black caucus vowed today to campaign for clinton. hakeem jeffries of new york was one of them. >> hillary clinton has been there from the very beginning to deal with the gun violence epidemic and its impact on african american communities across the country. >> reporter: she has prayed with black pastors, met with black lives matter protestors and is airing this new ad in the south.