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3 good morning.... it's thursday, january 14.i'm lauren elise.... 3 and i'm ben hill.. here with nicole papay and chris scott. thanks for joining us on the morning news. 3 sunny skies will dominate today with sunny skies will 3 sunny skies will dominate today with highs in the 50s. tonight, clouds increase with lows in the 30s. rain moves in late morning on friday, with highs in the upper 40s. skies should clear for saturday,
3 ((wrap up)) 3 let's send it over to chris with traffic. 3 we're watching: watching: 3 here's a live look at the s.c.d.o.t. cam on-- 3 3 3 all new from overnight..there is not just one.. but three winning tickets out there for last night's record breaking powerball jackpot. jackpot.that 1-point-6 billion dollar prize will be split three ways. ways.the winning tickets were sold in california, tennessee,
network is hosting tonight's debate.. which is set to focus on economic, domestic, and international policy.the seven candidates with the highest poll numbers will debate at 9:00.the lower polling candidates will square off at 6:00.. with the exception of rand paul.he says he won't take part after the network announced he would be bumped from the main stage. 3 senator ted cruz may face some tough questions tonight after it was revealed he failed to disclose a loan he got for his congressional campaign. campaign.the new york times says cruz's federal fundraising reports did not include a million dollars that was borrowed for his 2012 campaign.the loans include money from goldman sachs, where cruz's wife works.the report says the loans were all paid back.a spokesperson for the cruz campaign says it was a mistake, and they are working with federal regulators to correct it. 3 here's a look at the field of 12 republicans running for their party's nomination. nomination.and the top three democrats are also preparing for a debate.they'll meet in charleston on sunday. 3 3 authorities in jakarta, indonesia are working to figure out who is responsible
attack.police say it all started around 11 am local time with a suicide bombing inside a starbucks.at least two other gunmen then began shooting outside the coffee shop, and throwing grenades at police.two more suicide bombers hit near a police station.authorities say at least six victims and five attackers are dead.local officials believe the attack is connected to isis.. but no one has claimed responsibility. 3 3 covering our counties--this morning, the man accused of killing three people in buncombe county is expected to be back in court. court.pierre griffin is facing a long list of charges, including three counts of first degree murder. murder.investigators say griffin killed alexandra king and tatianna diz on october 27.. then dumped their bodies in the french broad river. river.then.. police say griffin went to the pisgah view apartments and killed uhon johnson.griffin was arrested later that night on i-26, after leading law enforcement on a chase. 3 investigators in spartanburg county need your finding a man accused of attempted murder.
for an attack that happened new years day.spartanburg police say the victim was found on northview street with stab wounds.police tell us sanders has warrants out for attempted murder and weapons possession.if you see him, call 1-888-crime sc. 3 a business in laurens county is investing millions of dollars to expand their facility. facility.we're told "d-and-w fine pack" will invest 20 million to upgrade and add new machinery.they are also creating about 60 jobs over the next five years.hiring should start this summer.for more information.. just head to fox carolina dot com. 3 3 time for weather and traffic every 10 minutes. minutes. 3 sunny skies will dominate today with highs in the 50s.
3 you're watching the morning news with lauren elise, ben hill, meteorologist nicole papay, chris scott with pit crew traffic. 3 welcome back to the morning news on fox carolina.we're back with a live look over greenville. 3 3 officials in turkey say the man who killed 10 people in a suicide bombing registered as a refugee just last week. week.investigators say the attacker was a 27 year old syrian man who was affiliated with the islamic state.that group has not claimed responsibility for tuesday's attack.. which killed 10 tourists in istanbul.turkish authorities have also arrested
to be connected. 3 prosecutors in italy say they've made an arrest in the murder of an american artist. artist.authorities say the suspect is a 25 year old man from senegal, who entered the country illegally. investigators believe he killed ashley olsen.she was found strangled in her apartment on saturday.the 35 year old artist was a florida native, who'd been living in florence.authorities say they have dna evidence and witness reports that link the suspect to the murder. 3 three american college students have died during a service trip in honduras. leaders at columbia university in new york say three young women were killed when their bus overturned wednesday.the students were traveling with the group, "global brigades," and were there to work with local doctors.the school says some other students were hurt, them back to the united states. 3 a subcommittee in the south carolina senate has unanimously approved plans to allow terminally ill patients to use experimental drugs. drugs.the medical affairs committee approved the bill wednesday.the plan would allow doctors to recommend treatments that have gotten
f-d-a.lawmakers say the goal is to give terminally ill patients more options when other treatments aren't working. 3 3 martin luther king day is this coming monday -- and some big events are planned for our area leading up to it. it.fox carolina's ashley minelli is live in greenville this morning with a preview of what's going on here in the upstate, ashley? 3 big event happening here at the hyatt regency... first ever "king legacy weekend scholarship gala" 3 3 - sold out event- - one of many events "rainbow push coalition" is sponsoring- talked to the chairwoman of the group- college fair featuring *stem* schools... at gunter theater- several historically black colleges
late morning on friday, with highs in the upper 40s. skies should clear for saturday, with highs back in the mid- 50s. sunday will bring mostly cloudy skies and a chance for brief mountain snow, with highs in the 30s to mid-40s. next week becomes cold and clear, with highs in the 40s and lows in the teens and 20s. sunny skies will dominate today with highs in the 50s. tonight, clouds increase with lows in 3 the 30s. rain moves in late
watching: 3 here's a live look at the s.c.d.o.t. cam on--pit crew traffic 3 sponsored by kevin whitaker chevrolet cadillac! 3 3 3 news you need to know.. henderson county deputies have made an arrest in a stabbing that sent a teen to the hospital.roland mcmahan is charged with assault in the attack tuesday night.there's been no word on the 19 year old's condition. 3 there are now two women serving in the south carolina senate.democrat margie bright matthews was officially sworn in this week.she was elected
last year to replace the late senator clementa pinckney. 3 clemson head coach dabo swinney is now the first acc coach to win the "paul 'bear' bryant coach of the year" award.swinney is an alabama
crimson tide.clemson's perfect season ended monday night with a loss to alabama in the national championship. 3 leaders at the news channel al- jazeera america say up to 700 of their workers could lose their jobs this year. year.president kate o'brian announced during a staff meeting on wednesday that they're going off the air april 30th. the news channel has suffered from low ratings since its launch in 2013. analysts say the station is only averaging between 20- thousand and 40-thousand viewers per day.a company memo states they will be expanding into other digital platforms after the shut down. 3 3 it's ______.a
middle schooler in north carolina is being thanked for his quick thinking. coming up:how district leaders say he saved dozens of students and his own mother. 3 here's a live look over clemson--thee morning news on minutes. 3 you're watching the morning
tuesday night.rescuers say he stopped a moving bus after it crashed and the driver fell unconscious back in december. it turns out that driver was his mother.lewis described what happened. 3 3 lewis says: "a car hit us. i noticed the bus driver wasn't in her seat, i got up from off the ground, i went up here and i hit the brake." brake."locklear says: "cory is my little hero. he is my little hero." hero."his mother says he is familiar with the bus because he helps with security checks every day.school leaders say no one was hurt thanks to cory. 3 time for weather and traffic
3 sunny skies will dominate today with 3 highs in the 50s. 3 tonight, clouds increase with lows in the 30s. rain moves in late morning on friday, with highs in the upper 40s. skies should clear for saturday, with highs back in the mid-50s. 3 ((weather hit)) 3 let's send it over to the pit crew traffic center. 3 we're watching: watching: 3 here's a live look at the
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3 several events are planned for mlk day.we'll tell you how you can start honoring him this weekend in the upstate. upstate.3 **nicole talks**another chilly start.i'll tell you if it will warm up plus when we could see some winter weather. weather.and we have a winner. actually three.coming up where the winning tickets for last night's 1.5 billon dollar powerball drawing were sold. 3 good morning.... it's thursday, january 14.i'm ben hill. hill.and i'm lauren elise .. here with nicole papay and
3 ((wrap up)) 3 let's send it over to chris. 3 we're watching: watching:3 3 here's a live look 3 at the s.c.d.o.t. cam on-- 3 3 3 new from overnight.. we are now waiting to find out who is holding the winning tickets from the biggest lottery jackpot in history. history.there are three winning powerball tickets out there.. in california, tennessee and florida. florida.we know one of them was sold at this 7-11 in chino hills, california.tons of people swarmed the store last night after the drawing.the one-point-six billion dollar jackpot will now be split three ways. ways.we also know two people in north carolina are holding tickets worth two million
winning numbers.the jackpot now goes to 40 million. 3 3 tonight.. south carolina is hosting the first republican presidential debate of the year. year.the top seven candidates will debate on the main stage at 9:00 on fox business network.three low-polling candidates will have their debate at 6:00.but kentucky senator rand paul won't be at either debate.he's refusing to take part after the network moved him off the main stage. 3 we're more than two weeks away from the iowa caucuses.. but republican leaders are already looking ahead to the convention this summer.with so many candidates running, party leaders say they're preparing for the possibilty that no one will get enough votes to secure the nomination.party officials say they're planning to meet privately today to go over possible scenarios if there is no clear winner when the july convention comes around. 3 here's a look at those 12 republican candidates still in the race. race.and these are the top three democrats.they are set to debate in charleston on sunday.we've also learned they'll be in columbia on monday for the king day rally at the statehouse.
3 a cherokee county man is behind bars in spartanburg accused of trying to kill a man during an argument over a woman. woman."akiem jones" was arrested sunday and charged with attempted murder. murder.incident reports state jones shot the man near the crescent hills apartments on december 21st.police say they found the victim on the side of the road.investigators say the victim and jones were arguing over a woman they were both involved with at the time. 3 greenville county deputies are looking for a man they say robbed a beauty supply store at gunpoint.it happened at sally's beauty supply products on wade hampton boulevard on new year's eve.deputies say the suspect walked into the store and demanded cash.they say he then took off in a 90's champagne colored toyota corolla. investigators say he's thin, in his 30's, about 5-foot-9, with blue eyes. anyone with information is asked to call crime stoppers. 3 the former union county head football coach is speaking publicly about being let go from the team. team.earlier this week -- the district's interim superintendent says steve tanneyhill's contract was not
2012 and leaves with a 22-27 record.tanneyhill says he plans to pursue coaching options in south carolina-- saying quote: 3 "i've coached some outstanding players, worked with great coaches, and met some great friends in my short four years in union.i'm very thankful for those relationships.change is inevitable, and that's where we are now.i wish the players and coaches nothing but success next season and beyond. you can read his full statement on our website, fox carolina dot com. 3 3 the rainbow push coalition is sponsoring a *series* of events to celebrate and honor dr. martin luther king junior. 3 the first ever "king legacy weekend" starts tomorrow. tomorrow.fox carolina's ashley minelli is live in downtown greenville- to tell us about these events. 3 - rainbow push: sponsoring a gala here tomorrow night- a
and a special mlk service on sunday evening evening3 blood drive on monday:- "diversity the blood supply" blood connection: - focus on those who may not be able to find a match- a lot of african- americans have specific, rare antigens in their blood- hard to find compatible blood 3 info on all of these events on
- we'll talk to some of the people behind these events events 3 and happening 3 right now..the annual mlk breakfast is getting underway at the td convention center in greenville.this is the 34th year the city of greenville has held this event.we're told city workers have also taken part in a coat drive as part of a service project in honor of mlk weekend. 3 3 time for weather and traffic
3 you're watching 3 the morning news with lauren elise, ben hill, meteorologist nicole papay, chris scott with pit crew traffic. 3 welcome back to the morning news on fox carolina.you're looking live at the statue of liberty in new york. 3 3 a house fire that 3 killed a family of four in ohio is being called arson.. arson..firefighters were called to the home monday night after neighbors reported hearing explosions.rescue crews say flames were shooting from the house when they got on scene.the bodies of "jeffrey and cynthia mather were found inside the home
fire marshal announced wednesday they're working with the sheriff and firefighters to find a suspect. 3 michigan state leaders are working to find out why one county's water supply is contaminated with legionnaires' disease. disease.workers with the department of health and human services say cases of the disease have gone up in genesee county since 2014. investigators believe the cases are connected to flint's water supply that's contaminated with lead but have not confirmed those reports.city leaders say the problems started when the city switched their water supply two years ago to save money. 3 3 leaders in the south carolina senate are asking for a plan to raise money to fix roads. roads.republican senator ray cleary, from the lowcountry, announced lawmakers will meet today to work on a plan. members of the house passed a bill last year that would have raised the gas tax.the bill stalled once it reached the senate and expired as the year ended.state leaders have passionately been pushing for a plan to fix roads ever since historic flooding ruined a long list of roads in october. 3 governor nikki haley says she has a plan to help students do better in school.
plan with state superintendent "molly spearman".they want to offer students the chance to graduate from college debt- free.the plan also includes providing up to 200-million dollars a year to maintain and build schools.governor haley's education budget proposal for next school year includes 15- million dollars for teacher incentives. 3 american business leaders say they're testing a new system to keep workers with their companies longer. longer.the latest trend with business owners is to help pay back the student loans of their workers.companies are working with their staff to refinance their loans at a better rate, giving workers extra cash for payments, or even paying off the debts. business analysts say many workers are entering the job market with mountains of debt. owners say it's almost easier to help pay the debt of workers than giving them the
3 time for weather 3 and traffic every 10 minutes. minutes. 3 sunny skies will dominate today with highs in the 50s. tonight, clouds increase with lows in the 30s. rain moves in late morning on friday, with highs in the upper 40s. skies should clear for saturday, with highs back in the mid- 50s. sunday will bring mostly cloudy skies and a chance for
highs in the 30s to mid-40s. next week becomes cold and clear, with highs in the 40s and lows in the teens and 20s. sunny skies will dominate today with highs in the 50s. tonight, clouds increase with lows in the 30s. rain moves in late morning on friday, with highs in the upper 40s. skies should clear for saturday, with highs back in the mid- 50s. sunday will bring mostly cloudy skies and a chance for brief mountain snow, with highs in the 30s to mid-40s. next week becomes cold and clear, with highs in the 40s
traffic 3 sponsored by kevin whitaker chevrolet cadillac! 3 3 3 news you need to know..the president of indonesia is calling a series of deadly blasts acts of terror.local media reports at least three suicide bombers **blew themselves up** in a popular square and starbucks cafe overnight.police say seven people are dead including 4 attackers. 3 tonight... 10 of the republican candidates for president will be on stage for
in north charleston.the debat is hosted by fox business network.the lower polled candidates will take the stage at six, the prime time debate starts at nine. 3 wednesday's record powerball jackpot has three winners.the winning tickets were sold in california, tennessee, and florida.the 1-point-6 6 billion dollar prize will be split three ways.winners have not been identified. 3 time for birthday shout-outs, sponsored by urban nirvana... -happy 15th birthday to naomi from travelers rest restif you'd like us to mention a birthday on the air, send the name, date, and hometown to *birthdays at fox carolina dot com.*and let us know if you'd like to see it hour. 3 we'll be right back, but first -- a look at yesterday's numbers. 3 3 3 3 3
3 we're back with a live look at the td convention center.the city of greenville is holding their annual mlk breakfast for city workers. 3 if you're looking to add a furry firend to your family -- greenville county animal care has the perfect deal. deal.tomorrow and saturday only -- all adoption fees will be waived on all cats and kittens.their goal is to find 50 homes for 50 cats.they held
and found homes for more than 13-hundred cats.leaders at the clinic say all adoptions will be spayed, neutered and have their shots up to date. greenville county animal care is located on furman hall road. 3 and speaking of pets, losing a g can be dedeastating but what if there was a way to ask a button? button?there's a new apap designed to help families recover their four-legged friends.it's called "finding rover".it uses facial recognition software to track dogs in shelters.users can set alerts for neighbors in their community to be looking for your dog.