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now...a man accused of killing a pickens county high school football coach and his neighbor suddenly dies. the details, straight ahead. 3 the powerball jackpot grows to more than **600 million dollars after no one hits big in wednesday's drawing. when you'll have your next chance-- coming up. 3 3 today will be partly cloudy with highs back in the low 50s-- but some showers are possible by friday morning. 3 good morning.... it's thursday, january 7i'm ben hill hilland i'm lauren elise, with traffic reporter chris scott and meteorologist nicole papay. thanks for joining us on the
3 partly cloudy skies with highs in the low 50s area-wide. clouds increase tonight with lows in the 30s and 40s. light, spotty showers arrive on friday and will remain on &; off all day, highs in the low 50s. friday night dries out, with more rain by saturday afternoon. 3 ((wrap up)) 3*********hold****** *********hold******we're watching this in the pit crew traffic center.no accidents or delays
3 later today a man accused of seriously injuring a newborn baby is expected to go before a judge in oconee county. county.that baby is now fighting for her life. life.seneca police say they arrested 19-year-old leroy morris after they were called to g-h-s on tuesday. we're told the baby -- who was just 48 days old -- had several injuries --including a broken collarbone... and fractured eye socket.the mother told police that morris was taking care of the child the night before. seneca police say morris admitted that he became frustrated with the child's crying and started shaking her -- before throwing her.they say he also admitted to hurting the baby while drinking alcohol and using drugs on christmas eve. eve.the baby is now in critical condition. morris is charged with unlawful conduct towards a child... but additional charges and arrests are possible. 3 3 covering our counties:the anderson county sheriff's office says leads on a quadruple murder have gone cold -- and now they're asking for the public's help. help.it's been more than two months since cathy scott,
and violet taylor were killed. it happened inside the family's home on refuge road in pendleton. pendleton.investigators say they're still working but no new leads are coming into crime stoppers. 3 investigators want anyone who might have additional information on the case to call crime stoppers at 1-888-crime-s-c. 3 a man accused of shooting and killing a legendary pickens county football coach and his neighbor --has died. 3 the pickens county sheriff's office says albert bowen died from health complications on wednesday -- while in the custody of u.s. marshals. marshals.bowen was charged inthe murder of coach bill isaacs and his neighbor dickie stewart back in september. 3 the shooting happened not far from issacs home.deputies say issac's neighbor **dickie stewart** saw issacs on the ground -- and rushed to help. while he was on the phone with 9-1-1 -- deputies say stewart shot and killed him. 3 we're told bowen suffered a health issue while in the process of returning to south carolina --after he was flown out of state in october for psychological evaluations.
tiger statue - just days before the big game! game!take a good look-police say this statue was stolen from the corner of college avenue and wall street - sometime between six monday evening and nine tuesday morning.if you you see the statue or have any information on the who took it-call clemson police. 3 3 we're just four days away from the college football championship. championship.the undefeated clemson tigers are busy getting ready --the team leaves for arizona tomorrow. 3 if you'd like to wish the tigers well before they leave -- you can!fans are asked to head to the westzone around 11:45 tomorrow.players and coaches will load the buses and leave at approximately 12:30.the band and spirit squad will also be out there cheering the team on. fans will not have access to the team at the airport. 3 with just a few days to go -- many clemson fans are wondering what will it take for the tigers to bring down alabama. 3 so, fox carolina talked to former head coach danny ford. ford.ford was the last coach
national title. that's the only national championship in football that clemson has.we asked coach ford what it will take for the tigers to add another trophy to their case -- here's what he had to say. 3 3 3 "if alabama turns it over then alabama can win certainly, but there is a reason they are underdogs because they havent yet caught up with alabama in recruiting but they certainly can win they just have to play really 3well" well"ford added that he believes clemson has a big advantage with quarterback deshaun watson --but he said he thinks alabama has the upperhand on defense and on special teams. 3 our live coverage from arizona starts today on the four oclock news.and dont forget - monday at 7tune in for our special reportundefeated: clemson's return to the championship.we'll be going in depth on the tigers shot at the national title. 3 time for weather and traffic every 10 minutes with nicole. 3 partly cloudy skies with highs in the low 50s area-wide.
3 we're watching this: this: 3 you're taking a live look at 3 good news for those of you who didn't win last night's huge powerball jackpot -- nobody did! did!and that means come saturday you now have another chance to win more than 600-millon dollars. dollars.because there were no winners saturday's jackpot is estimated to be around 675- million dollars. wednesday's jackpot-- was ranked as the sixth-largest in north america. the odds to win the jackpot -- approximately
3 now you could be eligible for a smaller prize from wednesday night's drawing.here are those numbers.2-11-47-62-63 the powerball was 17and the power play was 3. 3 3 it's ______. ______.food lovers-- get your taste buds ready because restaurant week is here. coming up, i'll tell you how you can get in on the deals. 3 we head to break with a live look at...you're watching the morning news on fox carolina. 3 you're watching the morning
taking a live look at...greenville county... eye-85 3 leaders around the world are on high alert after north korea's latest bomb test. test.north korean leaders claim to have tested a hydrogen bomb wednesday that triggered a man-made earthquake along china's border.kim jong-un described it as quote - 'an h-bomb of justice.'no other country is confirming that it happened. 3 president obama is expected to talk to the japanese prime minister and south korea's president about north korea's nuclear claims. the white house says they are skeptical that north korea successfully detonated the hydrogen bomb and it will take a few days to determine what kind of device went off.the u-s, south korea and japan have agreed to launch a "united" response to the test. 3 right now its unclear if the close to 25-thousand u-s troops in south korea are on a heightened alert.the army has had a presence on the
according to the washington post--- the air force is expected to deploy a radiation detecting aircraft to help determine if north korea claims are true. 3 you can always head to fox carolina dot com for the latest developments. 3 3 for all you foodies out there- today marks the start of an 11- day food fest you won't want to miss. 3 it's restaurant week! 3 fox carolina's ashley minelli is live in downtown greenville this morning-- and ashley- this year- there's a lot of restaurants joining in... 3 more than *30* restaurants on the list list- it's one of several offering up a 3-course meal for $30 this yearchance to eat at some of the most high end in the upstate at an affordable price- rick erwin's, larkin's- greer: the
on friday and will remain on &; off all day, highs in the low 50s. friday night dries out, with lows in the 40s. saturday starts with partly cloudy skies, but rain moves in during the afternoon. sunday starts with a few showers but clears to sunshine near 60 in the afternoon. next week, colder air settles back in for monday, tuesday, and wednesday. partly cloudy skies with highs in the low 50s area- wide. clouds increase tonight with lows in the 30s and 40s. light, spotty showers arrive on friday and will remain on &; off all day, highs in the
traffic 3 sponsored by kevin whitaker chevrolet cadillac 3 3 news you need to know..after a disappointing holiday season -- macy's is eliminating 4500 positions.the company says 3 or 4 positions will be cut at each store.executives say hundreds of people will be put in other positions. 3 a new grocery delivery service starts today in greenville. the "shipt" mobile app allows customers to have their food brought to them at their convenience. membership is about 100 dollars - and delivery is free on orders more than 35 bucks.shipt will be using publix for all of their shopping. 3 ken griffey junior will soon be a hall of famer.he received the **highest percentage of votes **ever at more than 99 percent.mike piazza was also chosen to be a part of this year's hall of fame class. 3 the turmoil shaking money
3 china stopped trading for a second time this week as the country continues to worry about its economy as well as north h rea's reported h-bomb test.the dow also hit it's worst three-day stretch since the 2008 financial crisis. 3 3 it's (time).it could be just what you need the next time you travel abroad.coming up, find out how a new translator device is helping break language barriers. 3 we head to break with a live look at... downtown greenville.. main street. you're watching the morning
3 "hello... i know this is sudden, but.." but.."3 its called the "ili"the wearable translator repeats phrases back to you in the language of your choice-- right now only in english, chinese or japanese--but its creators say more are coming. the device was unveiled at this week's consumer electronic's show. it is voice activated and doesn't need an internet connection like google translate . its expected to be available this summer.
3 chris is in t t traffic center. 3*********hold****** *********hold******we're watching this: 3 3 you're looking live at: 3 3 it's ______.coming up, the tigers journey to the national championships has everyone excited --especially former players.we'll hear what one famous alum has to say about this year's roster -- next. 3 we head to break with a live look at... seneca.. us-76 you're watching g the morning news on fox carolina.
clouds increase tonight with lows in the 30s and 40s. light, spotty showers arrive on friday and will remain on &; off all day, highs in the low 50s. friday night dries out, with more rain by saturday afternoon. 3 let's send it over to chris. 3*********hold****** *********hold******we're watching this in the pit crew traffic center: center: 3 you're looking live at: 3 church and state leaders want to know who's behind three cases of vandalism in simpsonville. simpsonville.investigators say
baptist and calvary baptist had dozens of windows shot out by pellet or b-b guns this week.we're told no one was at the church when the shootings happened but car windows and church vehicles were damaged. no arrests have been made.if you have any information-- you're asked to call 23-crime. 3 its now been seven months since one year old leonna wright vanished from her pendleton home and her family continues their quest for answers. answers.leonna's family placed teddy bears and balloons along the missing persons billboard in anderson on wednesday to mark the seven months since her disappearance,they say they are still trying to figure out what happened the night of june 6thwhile in the care of her mother's boyfriend. 3 travis jones is that man - and although he is jail for neglect of leonna's sister, he has not been charged in her dissappearance. 3 leonna's family says every day gets harder not knowing if she is okay or if someone may have her. they hope a new billboard will encourage someone to come forward. 3 3 3 "our family is in deep deep
3 "she's a one year old baby, what do 1 year old babies play with... teddy bears and they love balloons and things like that so we want people to remember that she's just a child an innocent baby and that if anybody knows or has the answers we need them to speak up." up."the anderson county sheriff's office says there are no new developments in the case but it remains a missing person's investigation. if you have any information you are asked to call 1-888- crime-sc. 3 3 covering our counties:a greenville county man will spend the next 40-years behind bars for his role in a robbery that turned deadly. deadly.22-year old brandon adams was found guilty by a jury wednesday.prosecutors say adams was one of two men to rob the home of 51-year old joeseph crite then kill him himinvestigators say crite was shot to death in his home back in december of 20-12 on lanford drive. drive.prosecutors say adams conspired with these three people to rob crite's home.all three were arrested and are facing similar charges to adams. 3 an anderson county man is out
trying to steal an ambulance with a paramedic still inside. inside.take a look at lenny ware.anderson police say he tried to steal a medshore ambulance outside anmed hospital wednesday morning. morning.officials tells us paramedics had just dropped off a patient when ware jumped in and started driving away. we're told ware had just been released from the hospital.the paramedic was able to stop ware with the help of a firefighter until he could be arrested. 3 boaters in oconee county are probably wishing it was summer time with lake hartwell's levels so high. high.right now the current level is nearly 700 feet above sea level which is higher than the recommended winter levels. officials say the dam gates may soon be opened to lower the levels. they also say power is being generated through turbines right now. recent rain and cooler weather in the upstate has affected water levels. 3 3 with clemson facing one of the best running games in the nation in monday's championship game, many fans want to know how defensive star shaq lawson is recovering from a knee injury.
early in the orange bowl forcing him out of the rest of the game.we spoke with lawson on how he's recovering and the daniel high alum says he's still dealing with a lot of pain.but lawson wants fans not to worry about the title game and says he has every intention of suiting up on monday. 3 "my injury is just a slight sprain. it aint got nothing to do with all of that, i just want to play in this game. to play my last game for clemson in the national championship. i don't want to leave no doubts and not be able to play in the last game. so i'd be highly upset if i don't be able to play." play."lawson was the a-c-c's defensive player of the year and leads the nation in tackles for loss with 23-and a half.clemson will have to deal with alabama's heisman trophy winner running back derrick henry. 3 while this is the first time clemson's been in the national championship in 34-years, alabama is no stranger.under head coach nick saban, the
since 2009.experts and vegas are banking on that experience and picking the tide as the favorites.coach saban says facing clemson is a totally new challenge for his team.he says the tiger's fast pace offense will be quite an adjustment. 3 "this is going to be a totally different kind of game too. because ththe guys average 80- some plays a game, where michigan state didn't average that many. they weren't a fast-ball team. the game's going to be longer and the players are going to play more plays. so this is going ot be a game where conditioning's at a premium." premium."the number one clemson tigers are one win away from becoming the first team in f-b-s history to go 15 and oh.this afternoon on the 4:00 o'clock news, sports reporter shannon summerville will have live coverage from arizona. 3 clemson's road to the title is not only bringing together fans, but alumni and former players as well. well.with clemson only winning one national title -- most players don't know the feeling
football world.arizona cardinals coach and former pittsburgh steelers star "levon kirkland" played for clemson in the early 90's.he says he's ooking forward to all the fans traveling out west.we also spoke with former tigers' q-b and running back patrick sapp who is looking forward to the action. 3 3 3 i get a chance to call the games and i'm on the sidelines as well with the guys during the games, so, i feel like i'm in that realm and that kinda satifies urges." urges.""normally, i'm objective about things but i feel like this team has something, the tigers do and i feel like they're going to suprise a lot of folks and win this game," 3 don't forget on monday night at 7:00 -- tune in for our special report.it's titled: "undefeated: clemson's return to the championship."sports director aaron cheslock and shannon summerville will be going in depth on the tigers first shot at the national
on friday and will remain on &; off all day, highs in the low 50s. friday night dries out, with more rain by saturday afternoon. 3 ((weather hit)) 3 now to chris with traffic. 3*********hold****** *********hold****** 3 we're watching center: center: 3 you are taking a 3 3 it's ______. ______.food lovers its time to get your taste buds ready because restaurant week is here. coming up, i'll tell you how you can participate.
3 welcome back to the morning news on fox carolina---we're tech 3 a texas state trooper will soon be out of a job after being indicted on perjury charges wednesday. wednesday.dash cam video caught trooper "brian encinia" pulling over "sandra bland" in july of last year.she was arrested and died in her jail cell three days later.her family mamantains encinia used excessive force and bland would never kill herself. because of the indictment, public safety reps say encinia is in the process of being let go.he faces a fine ananup to a year in jail. 3 president obama is expected to veto a bill lawmakers approved on wednesday. wednesday.the house voted to repeal key provisions of the affordable care act along with cutting the national deficit. the bill passed the senate last month.this is the first time in five years any repeal
desk.house spspker paul ryan says the president's plan to veto shows the need for a republican president.that comment has critics saying the vote was politically motivated. 3 3 you might want to consider putting your *healthy* eating habits on hold for the next 11 days... so you can eat at some of the most talked about restaurants in the upstate-- for a great deal! deal!today marks the start of restaurant week. week.fox carolina's ashley minelli is live at carolina ale house ... and this is one of the restaurants offering deals. 3 most deals: 3 course meal for $30 or $35 bucks.... definitely affordable when some of the restaurants on the list offering just dinner for
priceso many to choose from- more than 30 on the listhigh end downtown: american grocery, rare steakhouselocal eateries around the upstate too-- from clemson to spartanburg, deals at a lot of placestijuana flats on woodruff road buy one get one freeruns today through january 17th 3 sampling a bunch of different places-- next stop is southern pressed juice
3 time for traffic and weather every ten minutes. 3 partly cloudy skies with highs in the low 50s area-wide. clouds increase tonight with lows in the 30s and 40s. light, spotty showers arrive on friday and will remain on &; off all day, highs in the low 50s. friday night dries out, with lows in the 40s. turday starts with partly cloudy skies, but rain moves
sunday starts with a few showers but clears to sunshine near 60 in the afternoon. next week, colder air settles back in for monday, tuesday, and wednesday. partly cloudy skies with highs in the low 50s area- wide. clouds increase tonight with lows in the 30s and 40s. light, spotty showers arrive on friday and will remain on &; off all day, highs in the low 50s. friday night dries out, with lows in the 40s. saturday starts with partly cloudy skies, but rain moves in during the afternoon. sunday starts with a few
3 now to pit crew 3 now to pit crew traffic. 3*********hold****** *********hold****** 3 we are watching: watching: 3 you are taking a live look at: pit crew traffic 3 sponsored by kevin whitaker chevrolet cadillac 3 3 it's ______.coming up ...the clemson tigers are **busy practicing for the national title game.but it's not just the football team getting ready.. 3 we head to break with a live
3 welcome back--we're taking a live look at... seneca.. us-76 3 with the national 3 championship game just four days away--the football team isn't the only group of tigers with work to do. do.trt: 04'music playing' 3 fox carolina caught up with the band at practice wednesday night. 300-musicans were working up a sweat getting ready for **their performance in arizona. band members say this is a dream come true.they leave for arizona on saturday. 3 britian's prince george sure is growing up. up.this week -- the two year old started nursery school.mom -- duchess kate -- snapped a few pics on george's way into westacre montessori school.the prince will be going to nursery school near his
lows in the 30s and 40s. light, spotty showers arrive on friday and will remain on &; off all day, highs in the low 50s. friday night dries out, with more rain by saturday afternoon. 3 3 let's send it over to chris with traffic. 3*********hold****** *********hold******we're keeping an eye on:accident free and travel times good good
3 it's ______.coming up, local food lovers-- you have your chance to try some of the best restaurants in greenville for affordable prices.fox carolina ashley minelli is live for us this morning, talking about restaurant week. 3 be sure to stay with fox carolina all morning long. we're bringing you the days top stories until nine o'clock. throughout our four hours of news you can catch live reports from the field, plus weather and traffic updates
minutes. the morning news at 6:00 starts now... now...a man accused of killing a pickens county high school football coach and his neighbor suddenly dies. the details, straight ahead. 3 you have a second chance to feel lucky!the powerball jackpot grows to over 600 million dollars. when the next drawing will be announce-- coming up. 3 3 today will be partly cloudy with highs back in the low 50s-- but some showers are possible by friday morning. 3 good morning.... it's thursday, january 7i'm ben hill hilland i'm lauren elise, with traffic reporter chris scott and meteorologist nicole papay. thanks for joining us on the morning news. 3 partly cloudy skies with highs in the low 50s area-wide.