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they said this is typical behavior they have been seeing out of him in this area. >> he was harassing neighbors again, which is what he was arrested for. he was arrested for pointing and presenting a firearm at someone else. a judge issued him a bond for $9,500. they plan to give him a gps nrc to v during ho eo on mo. >> we'll be following up on the case and talking to neighbors brianna smith, 7 news. we called about 15 minutes ago to check on this and at that point he had not bonded out. we online. only parents are supposed to hit the kids, not teachers. >> did this teacher go too far laurens school district parents are up in arms after learning she struck one of her students. she
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>> now we're learning she's out of a job. addie hampton has been talking to parents about this today. she's live from the laurens district 55 office. bring us up to date. >> reporter: well, amy, brandy overmyer was in her first year of teaching at sanders middle school according to her online profile. now according to police reports this incident went down in her classroom around 1:30 yesterday. she was arrested soon after. she was charged with assault in the third degree. now that's a misdemeanor charge. it comes with a $500 fine and/or 30 days in jail if convicted. laurens police tell us she's out on bond tonight but the investigation continues. the district tells us the student is fine. as word spread today parents like kendra gary said there's no place for this in the classroom. >> wow. i thought i was the only one that was supposed to discipline my kids and teach them how to go on the straight and narrow way, not the
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>> reporter: today the laurens district 55 superintendent told us that she was no longer employed and this this type of behavior and cannot and will not be tolerated. >> overmyer taught language arts and reading. she has no disciplinary action on her teachers license. hackers are causing headaches for pickens county schools. this has been happening for weeks. the site will crash because of robotic systems created by hackers. they haven't gotten access to any employee or student information. the state department of education said other districts are dealing with similar problems. a sheriff's deputy recovering after a shooting in the low country is from the upstate. berkeley county corporal kimber gist is a woodruff graduate. she was shot twice trying to put a suspect in her patrol car during a traffic
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the -- last night. if suspect went to a home and barricaded himself. he was found dead from a gunshot wound last night. gist is doing well. pickens county deputies have nabbed two accused nail thieves and one more is on the loose. joshua jack on and christina epps were accused from stealing from mailboxes. if you have information call crime stoppers. the power is back on for most people around here who were slammed by the storm on wednesday. this is video of what the wind did to some of the utility poles. at the peak of all this about 127,000 customers in the carolinas were lights out. at least 10,000 were right here in the upstate. at last look there were just 137 customers out in spartanburg and just 48 of them still in greenville. the skies have cleared up too. this is a live look we have for you from downtown greenville. it's looking beautiful out there this
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>> we've had a lot of changes over the last few days. we went from warm and stormy to windy and now it's cold. over the christy now to see if the heat is going to come back soon. >> at least i have something to talk about with all the changes. temperatures today did feel a lot milder, mainly because we have less wind around the upstate. it stayed windy in the mountains. asheville only had a 10 degree range. topped out at 40 degrees. right now they're at 37. it's 49 in greenville, 52 in anderson. around the upstate we have clear skies and that is going to enable the temperature to drop a little faster, especially since we mainly have those those very light winds that developed across the area. by 9:00 the upstate down to 40. we'll start our saturday just below freezing. just a few high clouds at best. over all a eat looking weekend and a big warming trend for the second half of the weekend. more on that in the forecast coming up in just a few minutes. >> thank you. it's the eve of the democratic primary in south carolina. the polls open at 7:00 in the morning.
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are still trying to get some last minute support from you. >> hirlo is expected to blow her competition out of the water. clemson's poll shows her with a 50 point lead over bernie sanders. bernie sanders is not giving up. he's in orangeberg rallies with killer tonight sanders we learned he won't be here tomorrow for the primary though. >> tonight hillary clinton will make one last push for votes in columbia. she'll be there with her husband, bill, who was in the upstate yesterday. this is video from clinton's stop at south carolina state an hour ago. our coverage of the democratic primary will start at daybreak, 6:00 a.m. tomorrow, 7 news will be there when the day. after the polls close at 7:00 p.m. keep it here for the election results and reaction from the candidates. south carolina republican senator lindsey graham got loose and funny at a congressional
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choice words for hillary clinton. >> the most dishonest person in america is a woman. who is about to be president. how could that be? my party is going [beep] crazy. pot shots... at each of the g- o-p candidates >> graham took lots of shots at each of the gop candidates, even dawning this donald trump make america great hat jokingly and then mocked ted cruz's unpopular reputation on capitol hill. >> a good republican would defend ted cruz after tonight. that's not happening. if you kill ted cruz on the floor of the senate and the trial was in the senate nobody could convict you. graham... has yet to endorse another >> graham has yet to endorse another candidate after jeb bush dropped out of the race. also new tonight, new jersey governor chris christie endorsed donald trump. pots and pans everything everything i own.
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all my clothes are gone, furniture, pots and pans. everything. >> and early morning blaze destroys apartments and dreams. next on 7 news at 6:00 why recovery from this fire has extra hurdles. >> also tonight dog owners
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an out break 7 news at 6 is back.. with a warning for pet owners tonight .. henderson 7 news at 6:00 is back with a warning for pet owners tonight. henderson county is experiencing an out break of canine distemper. it's just a matter of time before it hits animals in the upstate. it's spread from wild aanimals and attacks a dog's respiratory and nervous systems. there's no cure for it but it can be prevented with a vaccine. >> you can prevent for very little dollars. you have to
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>> it's dollar to rabies but unlike rabies humans cannot contract distemper. i came here it took me about 5 minutes to get here. it was blazed up. >> this is no exaggeration. look at the flames that. man is one of 20 -- flames. that one is -- ma -- that man is one of 20 that is looking for a place to stay. >> it broke out at a house for recovering drug addicts. >> this is what residents woke up to, an eight alarm fire while fire crews worked to knock down the flames. the fire is believed to have started in scott franklin's apartment. he wasn't home at the time. >> i woke up in the morning,
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news and so did my roommate. after we left some guys said it was on fire. >> word spread among the residents. chad sheridan lives in the apartment. >> everything i own. four churn, pots and -- furnish churn, pots and pans, everything. >> the building is considered uninhabitable. >> the executive director said it might have something to do with the structure. >> it's old buildings. the electric is old. the heat is running. we have to take these things into account. >> the main concern is where these men will live and whether they can maintain their recovery. they don't seem to be worried. >> i just tend to lean on god and let him lead me in the direction i feel like he wants me to go. >> god is good so i know he's not going to let me down. >> residents relying on a
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to get things back to normal. >> dave jordan, 7 news. >> no rints or firefighter -- no residents or firefighters were hurt.
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this student said a u-s-c student is suing the university ... saying his free speech rights have been violated. ross abbott a usc student is suing the university saying his free rights speech has been violated. ross abbott filed a lawsuit for something that happened back in november. he and several groups on campus set up tables for a free speech event. it had a swastika and posters with racial slurs to show the options. >> they had two options, one counter speech that's always preferred to leave. just because you're offended by speech doesn't mean the government should come in and restrict that speech.
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include that jewish students were offended by the swastika. advocates said he was not punished but did not change the policies to protect free speech. local communities can help the spread of the zero -- the zika virus said doctor. dr. brenner said the study will reveal a lot before this summer. >> this is not mosquito season in south carolina. by summer, by june july, august it will be mosquito season so we'll follow this very closely. >> we contacted counties and cities to see if they plan to ramp up spraying. counties like greenville said they're going to review the recommendations to see if they should begin spraying earlier than june 1st.
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going to see a warming trend up and over the weekend so where it might remind you that spring is just a little more than three weeks away. it's hard to over. tonight with clear skies we are looking for a steady cool beautiful as those temperatures continue to drop they're going to keep doing so until we're just below freezing going into tomorrow morning. now over all we have beautiful and sunday. very light winds during the day tomorrow. so despite a cold start to the day we'll see a fast warm up and be into the 60s on sunday. the next chance for rain tuesday of next week. we have all weekend, the first part of next week the look forward to some dry weather. across the upstate our skies are clear. still holding onto some cloud cover in the northern mountains of north carolina. that's where we had some decent snowfall totals thanks to the strong winds being forced up the mountains. it created the snow.
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have gotten lighter there today snow has gone away too. over night and tomorrow morning an upper level disturbance is bringing some cloud cover that will swing through and bring us high clouds for a short period of time but not enough to really act as a blanket the keep us warm. off to a freezing start to our saturday. over all mostly clear skies in the morning. light winds and mild temperatures. warmer than today. into sunday high pressure will be down to our south. the winds circulate from the south. a much warmer finish with highs in the 60s not just for the upstate but also for the mountains. a weather over all looking nice. right now 37 degrees in asheville, 46 in spartanburg.
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in laurens and 52 is the current temperature in anderson. the winds all over much lighter this afternoon compare today where they were yesterday. even this morning it stayed windy in asheville and their winds are still out of the north at 12 calm conditions were reported in a few other locations across the mountains here's a pinpoint planner for greer, right now down to 49. it's down to around 40 by 9:00. mostly clear skies a few high clouds into early tomorrow morning. we'll start the day just below we'll end up around 56 for the high. 59 is our average high so we'll be approaching that. then going beyond that into sunday as we check the forecast for the next 72 hours. really looking nice. mid 50s tomorrow, mid 6 #0 0s on sunday and we'll keep the warm weather into early next week. a weak system brings us some clouds on monday. the upstate will have to wait until tuesday night into wednesday for our next good chance for showers and then a second system arrives to bring us another chance for rain thursday night into friday. so a couple of systems next week
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there's your mountain forecast. a beautiful weekend on the way. 50 the high tomorrow but lower 60s for the high on sunday. my thanks to the cheer customer -- cherokee county chamber of commerce for having me there to welcoming. i told them about how to publish events on tv and online. thank you. parents listen up, there's a recall of some child car seats. >> evenflo is saying it's because curious children can loosen the harness and that could be dangerous there there's some kind of accident. the good news here is no children have been hurt. the company is recalling 56,000 seats. macy's shoppers no more
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bring your loose change to jp penny this sunday. certain items will be sold for one cent. there will be more penny days all year long. this nfl prospect puts up a stunning nfl at the nfl combine. >> and the weekend holds many possibilities for area teams on the court.
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wh the nfl combine is underway .... the nfl combine is underway. several tigers aa gamecocks to impress the nfl scouts. brandon shell, the big offensive lineman out of usc coming up limping on the back end of his 40 yard dash that had an impact on whatever he was supposed to be doing the rest of the day. keith marshall raises eyebrows. the running
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just .100 of a second off of the all time record. the gamecocks going for the 24th victory. it would be their most since the late 90s. at this point you would think they're thinking about ncaa tournament position and trying to finish second in the regular season so they wouldn't have to face number one kentucky. what does frank martin think? >> last year and the year before we were on survival mode. we weren't worried about seeds. we were figuring out a way to play better to win game. we need to keep that same edge. >> so they're keeping it simple. the usc women made it 15-0. they are home sunday against lsu.
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number one seed in the upcoming ncaa women's tournament if they win. furman holds the tie breaker if they still lead after tomorrow's action. finishing third means you wouldn't have to face them until you made it to the tournament title game. their seasons haven't been what they hoped but if usc, upstate and pc picked up wins with memorable finishes last night. down by a couple closing seconds. moore with the bomb to beat new jersey tech. two wins by new jersey tech by a combined 3 points. follow the missed shot. he puts it up and in for the winner for the blues. tonight. college baseball this afternoon.
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open up on the right foot against jmu this weekend series. they were playing long bbl. chris oakey with the bomb and chase pender has since added a couple of homeruns. tigers leading 6-1 in the 7th inning in that ball game. in columbia john jones off to a good start for usc. another homerun for him this afternoon against penn state as south carolina jumped up early and is rolling right now. it's 7-0. it's not 7-7. if it were 7-7 i don't know how the math would be. the gamecock are up. the weekend is look ing good. all day sunshine. mid 50 s on saturday, mid 60s on sunday. pollen count moderate so everything is waking up. we'll see you at 7:00 for the latest news. >> and at 11:00.
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wspa >> pelley: the campaign deteriorates. >> donald trump is a con artist. >> pelley: and the front-runner get an endorsement no one saw coming. also tonight, zika virus is confirmed in nine pregnant women in the u.s. one child has a birth defect.
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what might have triggered the rampage and the hero cop who stopped him. and steve hartman with the special bond between child and duck. >> i'm hismom. >> reporter: you're not really his mom. >> yup, i'm his mom. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> pelley: this may go down as the week the party of lincoln devolved into a crippling civil war of the own. there was nothing grand in the old party's debate last night-- name calling, mocking, attempts at humiliation reached lows that many republicans would say are beneath the dignity of the office that the candidates are seeking. maybe it reflected desperation, as time runs short before next week's super tuesday, which is likely the last chance to catch donald trump. today, the race was jolted by an impeccably timed bombshell when

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