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the coroner says 42-year-old jamie howard was stabbed to death. wyff news 4's corey davis is live here in the studio with more on this development. corey: patrick, i spoke briefly with howard's family in greer today just after they found out about his death. many of them were too upset to speak on-camera. but i did talk to the people who own the property where howard's body was found. this is video from the scene last night on burrell road in taylor the property owners told me they have about 150 acres of land out there. they allowed a hunter to come on the property to do some scouting, and that's when they say he fouy yesterday around 5:30. we're told howard was found about 100 yards from the road in front of a fence on the property. the coroner says howard died after he was stabbed in the chest. i just spoke with investigators, and right now they are not sure whether howard was stabbed, where his body was found, or if he was placed at that location. the property owners told me that the hunter did notice that there
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ground. right now investigators are asking you to call crime stoppers at 23-crime if you have any information that could help in this case. patrick? patrick: thank you so much corey. the anderson county sheriff's office narcotics unit made two big arrests this week. officers had a warrant to search a home in belton on wednesday. pills, marijuana, and a firearm were found in the home. 36-year-old javiaro eugene dixon was arrested for possession of a controlled substance and 26-year-old daniella delphie lawrence was taken in for simple possession of marijuana. the other man eric bruce richey , of honea path, was also taken in on outstanding warrants in abbeville county. then, on thursday, the narcotics unit took a search warrant to a home on flowe road in anderson. when officers arrived, six people ran from the house, but all six were quickly caught and arrested for trafficking cocaine and crack cocaine, and intent to distribute in an area near southwood middle school.
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for two men responsible for an armed robbery. investigators say the men are responsible for a robbery at club 100 on friday. surveillance cameras captured both suspects as they went into the club. once inside, investigators said the couple presented a firearm and left with the cash register. if you can help police identify these men, you should call crimestoppers. we now know the name of a man who was killed in a crash in simpsonville on friday. 58-year-old herman david gibson died after the motorcycle he was riding collided with a car. the accident happened on east main street around 6:30 last night. turning to commitment 2016 coverage now. two days left until the iowa caucuses. the first actual voting in the race for the white house. donald trump and democrat hillary clinton have small leads in the latest polls in iowa. the races are closed and he campaigning intense.
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steve: ted cruz in ames, iowa. sen. cruz: we have 53 hours to the iowa caucuses. steve: call friends, he said, get them to caucus. marco rubio closing in on cruz. his polls are rising. sen. rubio: this is where desperation kicks steve: the republican front-runner flew back to iowa. mr. trump: we have a chance to do something so great -- make america great again. steve: trump holding a nearly seven-point lead over cruz, who once led here, and insisted the numbers are regarding. what do you say to the trump backers who used to the vacuum but now back him? -- used to back you but are now backing him? steve: for hillary clinton, a reminder she is now under investigation.
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this is the same story going on for months now. steve: clinton has helped more than 90 events in iowa. hillary: please stand up for me in iowa. steve: bernie sanders telling i was porter today if they caucus -- telling iowa supporters today if they caucus, they can take power away from billionaires. sen. sanders: not only will we win the nomination, but more importantly, we will transform america. steve: but first a big effort to get out to vote. i am steve handelsman, nbc news. patrick: it is just about time for the south caroli well. here in the palmetto state, the republican primary is on saturday, february 20. followed by the democratic primary one week later on february 27. in georgia, both primaries are on tuesday, march 1. and in north carolina, both primaries are on tuesday, march 15. tonight in charlotte, the
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to the super bowl just one day after their fans gave them a massive send-off. [drumming] patrick: the panthers held a pep rally friday in uptown charlotte. sir purr and the top cats joined several players on stage to get the crowd pumped up. today is the last quiet day for the team, because the excitement all starts tomorrow. both the panthers and denver broncos are expected to arrive in santa clara, california. and wyff news 4 is following the panthers to super bowl 50. starting monday, brad fralick and marc dopher will be covering the team live from santa clara, with geoff hart joining them on thursday. then on friday, we'll preview the big game. our sports team will bring you "chasing a championship" live from california. you can catch it right here on wyff 4 at 8:00 p.m. next friday february 5. back here at home. well over 100 people welcomed a new addition to businesses in
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the mill village market officially opened today just off of pendleton street and lois avenue. residents say the market is more than just a store it's a symbol of re-development, but it's also a learning tool. some of the produce sold is grown by a group of nearly 30 teen it's a paid program offered through the mill community ministries. >> it makes you feel like you have accomplished something and gets to step further into somewhere >> people don't -- they get to eat the food that we grow. it is really cool. patrick: the community services have grown since 2012 starting first as urban farms. they then transitioned into mobile markets, serving more than 4,000 customers in local communities. history lovers in spartanburg county are kicking off black history month a couple days early. musicians and storytellers took part in an event at the inman city hall today. it featured stories about a folk legend known as trotting sally. many others from the across the upstate also spoke about their
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history. >> it takes those people that are different to step out and to let our young people know, give them a foundation in the background as to who they are. patrick: the mayor of inman and many community leaders also took part in today's event. coming up, authorities say the search for three escaped inmates in california has come to an end after a week on the run. chris: a gorgeous day and a cool night taking shape. if you thought today was warm, wait until you see the high tomorrow. i have the forecast for you
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two more inmates who escaped from a california jail last patrick: two more inmates who esesped from a california jail last week are now in custody. authorities say 37-year-old hossein nayeri and 20-year-old
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custody this morning by the san francisco police department. they broke out of a jail in southern california more than a week ago with a third inmate who surrendered on friday. the 3 men were awaiting trial on charges in separate violent crimes. an attorney says a university of south carolina student has a chance to avoid prison after she was recorded spitting and pouring household cleaner into her roommates' food last year. hayley king's attorney says she has entered pre-trial intervention. and the fifth circuit solicitor's office has placed a charge of malicious tampering with food on hold. king's two roommates told police they set up cameras because they were afraid of what king might do after fighting with her. back in the upstate, a community came together today to work and clean up a stretch of highway. earlier this month, several community members, county council, and a state representative planned today's "ban the trash" clean-up. people living around the midway
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picking up litter from along the roadside. the group gathered at hopewell baptist church this morning, then worked their way down the road until noon. chris: after a warm day, temperatures cooling into the still mild for this time of year. if you're heading out tonight, temperatures in the 40's by not :00. even warmer by tomorrow. -- 40's by 9:00. i have the forecast for you, coming up. the son of a polish immigrant who grew up in a brooklyn tenement. he went to public schools, then college, where the work of his life began -- fighting injustice and inequality, speaking truth to power. he moved to vermont, won election and praise as one of america's best mayors. in congress, he stood up for working families
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>> now your live super doppler 4 hd with the forecast. chris: check out this time lapse from our peace center sky can in greenville. hard to find a cloud in the sky all day long. folks took advantage of the nice weather and went downtown. temperatures rose warmer than we have had recently. tomorrow will be even warmer. we start to the date a little bit on the cool side, especially in the mountains. 24 degrees. 30 anderson. spartanburg started off at 28. 32 in greenville. but we recovered with dry conditions. you have big swings from the overnight to afternoon. we cracked 60 degrees for the first time in a while in61 was the high in anderson. even in asheville, getting into the middle 50' super doppler 4 hd is dry. we will stay like that until early this week, when changes move in. it is cool outside, but not too
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a nice night for a walk. you might need a late jacket. 57 in anderson. 60 in abbeville. currently 67 degrees in alberton. warmth coming up from the south. it will be even warmer tomorrow. we have some winds coming out of the south in the mountains and upstate at 5-10 mile per hour. they will come down as the sun goes down.lows only falling into the upper 30's and 40's areawide. a warmer than usual night. it will be cool to start tomorrow at 40 degrees, warming up nicely into the lower 60's. some areas, especially towards greenwood and abbeville, close to 70 degrees tomorrow.41 the torture at 8:00 in spartanburg. -- the temperature at 8:00 in spartanburg. as the date goes on, you will notice a few extra clouds. in asheville, partly cloudy skies with a high near 60.
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lower 50'we will be 10 degrees above normal tomorrow. 56 the high in asheville. 64 in greenville. 66 in abbeville. we are tracking some changes moving into our the area. the first will be the clouds. high clouds moving in by the daytime. by the evening, cloudy skies will take over. a weak front is trying to move through monday, but it stalls out. at the same time, a cool northeasterly breeze will set up depending on how far south it makes it, we expected to be a long i-40. areas north of i-40 will be chilly, where areas south will be one. we will see the clouds built into tuesday. that is where we watch for the next system. this one is a strong one. anytime you see snow on the north side of it and the storms on the south side, you know it has a lot of power. this will likely be severe weather back towards arkansas, louisiana, mississippi, alabama and tennessee.
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tuesday. as it moves, the energy goes up towards the nowe will see a little tail end of that. it's possible to get a rumble or thunder. we don't expect so wide -- don't expect widespread weather. isolated showers on monday, drizzle on tuesday. widespread showers especially wednesday morning before the front moves through. yes, it does bring in cooler air. we are back to reality by this time next week. on the four day plus, a gorgeous day all around town. then showers pick up on monday, especially by tuesday and wednesday. we watch wednesday closely for severe weather. the bulk of it is going to be west of here, but that is a strong cold front. look what it's hosted temperatures. -- it does to temperatures. 30's in the mountains, 40's and the state. thankfully no wintry weather.
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weather to 10 degrees above the average. chris: the saying around georgia and the carolinas -- if you don't like the weather, just hang around for a week, it will be different. patrick: now to a place where it is of course 72 and sunny all day round. or at least they say. a sea lion found itself in the wrong cave in southern california. this sea lion climbed 145 stairs up a tunnel from the cave below into the la jolla cave store. workers say they were getting ready to close when the sea lion wadd there he is, checking things out. they say they chased it around for a while eventually using some salmon to lure it back down the title. -- the tunnel. employees say this is the first time a sea lion has gone into the >> now wyff news 4 sports. >> very, very excited for me, very grateful to be here. can't wait to see our guys compete this weekend. >> i wasn't used to what happened last year either. as the leader of the program, it
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and correct it, and hopefully we have ricardo: south carolina and clemson continuing preseason practice on the diamond this weekend. the tigers and first year head coach monte lee open the season february 19th against maine. the gamecocks open the season that friday as well against albany. usc with an early injury in the preseason, announcing today sophomore infielder madison stokes will be out 6-8 weeks with a fractured right foot. just one more day until the carolina panthers depart for the bay area to begin super bowl 50 week out on the left coast. the panthers honing in on the gameplan for the denver broncos, which includes stopping future hall of fame quarterback peyton manning. since returning to the broncos lineup in the second half of week 17, manning hasn't thrown an interception. this after giving the ball away 17 times in the first nine games of t the panthers, who led the league in interceptions this season, will try to change that trend next sunday. pro bowl linebacker luke kuechly will make calls on defense, and he'll try to match wits against one of the best signal callers
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>> he is a guy that has all kinds of calls. you have to figure something out, but at the end of the day, you have to do your job. i am sure he has fake ones, real ones. we are inside of this situation, and it's cool to play again like him. you spend your life watching him -- peyton manning, it's cool. you know the situation is going e enjoyable, to prepare and play our best game. ricardo: just 8 days away from the big game, and wyff 4 sports has all the coverage and analysis you need before you sit down and watch super bowl 50. join us this friday night at 8:00 for our special, "chasing a championship." sports director brad fralick and marc dopher will host the special live from california. the future of the nfl showcased today in mobile, alabama for the senior bowl. clemson and dorman high product charone peake getting high praises for his route running during practice this week. first quarter, peake with a good pickup. 2 catches. 13 yards in the senior bowl. drive ends in a touchdown.
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adams also impressing scouts during the week. third quarter, adams takes the screen for 17 yard. the drive would end in a south field goal. adams 3 catches for 49 yards in the game. fourth quarter, the alabama faithful getting to see a crimson tide player score. kenyan drake gets the corner for the 1 yard score. south beats the north 27-16. mississippi state quarterback dak prescott named the senior bowl mvp. clemson entered today alone in fourth place in the atlantic coast conference at 6 and 2. the tigers now beginning a three game road swing, visiting tallahassee this afternoon. clemson facing florida state. the tigers beat the seminoles at the well back on january 2. first half, fsu with a full court press. the tigers are able to break it. jordan roper with the lob to jaron blossomgame for the alley oop. blossomgame with a game high 21 poin final minute of the roper right first half, to the rack. the only other clemson player in
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clemson trailed 32-28 at recess. second half, game tied at 39. blossomgame no, but sidy djitte there for the tap in. first lead for clemson since the mark in the first half, but the noles would begin to surge ahead. clemson down 4 now. clemson with one of its season high 18 turnovers. malik beasley with the alley oop. fsu pushes the lead to double digits. dwayne bacon dropping 21 points to lead the noles, all of those earned. clemson falls at the tucker center 76-65, and loses for the second time in its last 3 games. south carolina in action right now hosting alabama at colonial life arena. the crimson tide handed the gamecocks their first loss of the season. early now, tied at 15. we'll have highlights and reaction from this game coming up tonight at 11:00. furman welcoming in east tennessee state in socon action this afternoon. the paladins riding win streak. first half, furman up 28-18. write-down broadway, paladins
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later, paladins off the inbound. a triple from the quarter. the paladins able to hold on for the 74-70 win. the wofford terriers trying to keep pace inn standings. they're at the ben jo tonight, hosting western carolina at 7:00. in the big south, presbyterian and liberty will square off in clin one game in progress right now in the atlantic sun. usc upstate visiting lipscomb. right now the e artans trailed by 2. highlights of all of those games coming up at 11:00. patrick: thank you so much. chris, what does it look like the rest of the weekend and beginning of the week? chris: nice visit weekend. 65 degrees, kicking off the old cabin fever we have had the past wintry weather. things go downhill a bit early next week. showers on monday and tuesday. heavier thunderstorms possible on wednesday. patrick: thank you chris.
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on this saturday night, down to the wire. with 48 hours to go, the candidates make a final push for votes in iowa. tonight, we go inside the war rooms and door to door. clinton and sanders neck and neck and a real battle among the republicans as iowa gets ready for the opening act of 2016. captured. three escaped inmates back in jail tonight after two are caught on the streets of san francisco. a teacher who may have helped them break out.
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