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unchained melody right here. >> now paul wolf told gerry kelly the car chief to add about five inches of tape to the nose. they're going to add fuel to the 2 car. also keslowski told them to take a look at the damage possibly the splitter area. he thought also he might have gotten a little bit -- you see down. they're going to have to try to bond. you can see them going to work right there. also an update on the 11 of denny hamlin. mike wheeler told him as soon as the caution came out, save, save, save, save, save. they feel they've got one shot here in overtime. >> man. >> mike wheeler. fingernails off. >> you can save all you want but the bank's not paying a lot of interest. >> no, but i believe the number of cautions we've had, even with the overtime, i still believe they're in pretty good shape. but how about this. the first race of 2016, we'll >> that's right. >> we're going to check out this
nascar's implemented with the nascar overtime. i would say that, yeah, he can handle maybe one overtime. i'm not -- i don't know if he can handle a lot of overtime. >> i think we're pretty optimistic we're going to have any cars left to do overtime. >> let's check with vince. >> jeff gordon described it as bumper cars, kyle. what'd you see out there? not much lace for you to go. >> no, i seen the 19 and the 2 really fighting for a spot. for my vantage point that's all i could see. i could tell we were going to wreck. i tried to check up a little bit. then it's on from behind me. but nothing else you can do from there, i guess vr it's funny when the guys behind you get through the wreck and they're able to go on the rest of the way. i hated for our m&m camry -- still pushing to 13, working really good together. i was going to push him to see if i couldn't get farther, give ourselves a chance to win. hopefully benefit our teammates can do it. >> thanks, kyle. >> thanks, tell mates denny
running first and fourth. >> wow, a lot of damage there. >> wow. >> carl edwards who moments before was in a position to challenge for the win. >> last year in this race, half the field ended up wrecked in the garage. and we were hoping not to have a repeat of that tonight. however, that's pretty much where we are. >> well -- >> i'm not going to say anything about the attrition rate anymore. like you said, business picked up. >> you just become so aggressive and you can't let out the throttle. you've got to stay on the gas. if that means pump along guy, trying to push him forward so you can go forward, sometimes it pays off. when it doesn't, hello! >> down the straightaway, that's kind of been a staple of daytona racing for a long time. >> and tonight. >> it has been and you can do it, you've just got to be
squared up on that bumper. if they start to weave back and forth you've got to get off of that bumper of the person in front of you. we may have been hopeful but the reality is, i'm not surprised. i expected this to happen in this race. >> i did too. >> let's join matt with denny hamlin's crew chief. >> anner jeer for much of kenny hamlin's success at daytona, the rookie crew chief mike wheeler, my crew chief thinks you're about good to go on fuel. what do you think looking at your calculations? >> i hope larry mack's right. i think we can do this one. if we get extra time here, might come up short. which kind of stinks. he's running good, we're happy to be here. >> describe the excitement and the nerves. your first time especially in a situation like this. >> so far, so good. not too bad. luckily it's a nonpoints race and you can have fun. hopefully we'll get back to victory lane. >> good luck. >> thank you. >> here's vince.
would elshow you the replay with carl edwards. what'd you feel like happened there? >> well -- brad's still not going to let me in, i learned that. no, i'm kidding. from the replay i saw, looked like that's pretty much my fault. i stuck it in this here, high-risk maneuver. i thought, okay. we've got a shot. i knew i had to get in front of brad. he got a little bit more of a run i thought. i could feel him. i shouldn't have come up that far, that's my fault. we came down here to win this race. had a lot of fun, learned a bunch. sorry to the guy whose car i tore up. like to end them something. man. just having fun. i don't know. that's the kind of race it is. i wouldn't feel right if i didn't try to get up there. i just went too far. >> understand that. thanks, carl. >> fun while it lasted. carl edwards. now tomorrow we will set the front row for the daytona 500 on
>> tomorrow on fox, daytona 500 qualifying. catch the sport's biggest stars as we set the starting lineup for thursday. and determine the front row for next sunday's running of the daytona 500. it all starts tomorrow, 1:00 eastern, 10:00 a.m. pacific, only on fox. >> you'll see all of tonight's drivers and nearly 20 more hopeful of earning one of the 40 starting positions in the 500. >> mike, overtime. >> we're going to overtime. >> overtime! >> nascar style! >> yeah, baby. >> all right, here here's newt rule. they'll wave the green flag at start/finish as usual. and if it is a clean restart and the leader makes it around to the overtimeline on the back straightaway without the caution flag waving, then the next flag, yellow or checkered, will end the race. if the leader doesn't get to the overtime line before the caution
again flag in overtime. denny hamlin, joey logano, and the rest of the field. >> look how organize the outside lane is. a little bit better. see if that pays off for the 22 and the 20. >> larson fell way back down. shifted gears, i don't know if he didn't -- just lost a little momentum, i guess. >> if he goes on the outside, this thing's over for him. but he didn't. ended up going back to the inside. here they come on the outside three wide. >> there's the overtime line. >> we made it to the line. >> can we make it to three more? >> can we make it back around? >> 42 going to the top of the 20. 42 first to recover. >> the 22 and 11 being side by side it's anybody's race to the line. we could have a photo finish here. >> white flag this time. hamlin back to the front. >> one thing i bet you hamlin doesn't do is go below that yellow line when he comes down
whoa! >> whoa. >> no -- >> all at the back. >> we may make to it the checkered flag. straightaway. caution waves. it's over. >> caution, hell yeah! >> 25 cars start. eight cars finish. >> denny hamlin must still make it around to the checkered flag under reduced speed. and he will be the sprint unlimited winner for the third time in 11 tries. >> what a great game -- >> hamlin, checkered flag, wins the sprint unlimited over logano -- >> great job, great job. >> well, well done, man. 21 caution laps made it happen.
new crew chief. >> what a way to start off. >> three unlimited wins for second most in the history of the sprint unlimited. as coach joe gibbs leads the team prayer. it's hamlin's sixth win at daytona. and his fifth in speed weeks. it will be the eighth time coach gibbs goes to victory lane in here's the hey medical on the last lap. >> looked like hamlin put a big block on the 27 car. the 20 gets in there behind menard. and then as they got into turn one, looked like they just ran out of room between the 20 and the 1. he was side by side with the 2. then kind of the 78 in that as well. >> woo. one wreck right after another, it's amazing. >> it happens when the 11 blocked the 27's run, the 20 was behind him, stalled them out a little bit. the 1 car had momentum coming to the center.
and then the closing laps of these races as i mentioned before, you don't check up. you don't lift. you can't if you're going to win the race. and it's really all about winning. stay in the gap even if that gap closes right in front of produce. >> yeah, you can't drive your car and the other guy's. when the other buy has trouble you're going to hit him and that's going to cause more trouble. it's just -- causes a big, big mess. >> gosh. the car in the garage area for heaven's sake. >> the car that won the race is torn up. whole right side caved in. >> see how much fuel he has here to do his burnout. >> oh, he got -- >> joe gibbs racing has won the unlimited four of the last five years. >> he was very kind to the beautiful grass. >> he got the memo on the grass. you tear up the grass, you're going to pay for it.
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delivers faster download speeds than most national carriers. switch now and you'll save 50% on most carrier rate plans. hurry, it's a limited time offer. sprint.com/50percent today. toyota ends last season with a championship. starts this season with a win. in victory lane. matt yoakam is with denny hamlin. >> he told mike wheel over the radio "one race, one win, bat batting 1000." i don't know what was more impressive, the block on menard or the poise and composure of your rookie crew chief on the box, working the fuel. >> i don't know if he was poised. he was poise on the the radio. such a young team of crew chief, engineers, they all look like they're a bunch of high school kids. but they did a great job. i'm so happy for mike wheeler. to start 1 for 1 with a good win at daytona. thank our partners.
be possible without my teammates. you know, matt sacrificed so much, pushing me at the right time. carl at the end as well. total team effort. just like cale's championship. we win as one. this is a joe gibbs racing win. thank toyota, fed ex. toyota for their commitment to this daytona rising. sprint, coke. the jordan brand, the greenbrier. short clips and the fans. it's great to open up with a win. >> the spotter that told you? or you sensed the 27 of menard? >> well, i mean -- i knew -- i when had in my mind what he was going to do. when the cars are closing that fast, you've got to -- you almost have to anticipate where they're going to go or else you'r oing to get wrecked. so luckily it worked out for us. you know, this is a leader-driven race as we've seen. and luckily we were able to bring it home. >> good luck. looking for his first daytona 500 next weekend. he was second two years ago. jamie?
thought it was going to be a photo finish between you and denny. you send up second. looking back is there anything you would have or could have done differently on the last lap? >> i'd have to watch the replay. i saw the 27, looked like he was going to try to put it three his part. i had to block that. then i saw the 42 with a big run. i went to get that push. and then i just seen kyle get really loose behind me. smoke. help. the replay, i missed it. overall i'm so proud what was that team's done. shows we're picking up where we left off with the shell pennzoil 14. looking forward to get to the 500. >> defending daytona 500 winner, says he has a shot at the pole tomorrow, guys. >> thanks jamie. back to mike and jeff. there are only four of the 25 cars, mike, not involved in a crash tonight. >> only two without significant damage, logano and larson. 25 started and two can drive and say we're good to go, wow.
this race had it all like we thought. a saturday night special. you saw everything. a lot of crashes, and we saw an overtime. we didn't know why they would do this? now we know why. >> folks a the home, that was no a individual grow came, that was real life, real cars and drivers sliding all over the place, a wild way to get 2016 started. >> wild is the word. wild and great start for speed weeks for denny hamlin. >> and hamlin, he had the surgery on his right knee in the offseason. the wreck early, was involved, you saw the tape on lap 13. he leads the most laps with his new crew chief. the third different crew chief in the last three years. mike wheeler was always with the team. he says this is the last crew chief i'll ever have. after this start, i think they're at a pretty good connection here. >> denny loves wheeler. wheels they call him. they've got a great relationship, they complete each other's sentences. i talked to denny, he said i don't know what to expect, haven't raced since november, how my going to do? looks like he did pretty good.
paul menard had was amazing. >> this is the setup or a sampling of the daytona 500, tomorrow we'll set the front row. denny hamlin, age 35, hasn't won a daytona 500 what do you expect from him and some of the others trying to get that position for the running of the great american race? >> you look at the crew chief/driver combination. jimmie johnson, chad knauss, the magic they had. dave rogers, kyle busch. those rips get you over that next -- to the next level. i think that's what can exactly happen with mike wheeler and denny hamlin. they will be a solid team all season long. >> as they continue to celebrate here at the start of the 2016 nascar fox season, tonight on fox, late local news, animation, domination, high definition after that. tomorrow, 1:00 eastern, from daytona, we'll be here for a couple hours. michael waltrip will hop in the car and try and set himself up to be in the dual races thursday which you'll see on fs 1.
3 in you decide 20-16 3 you're taking a live look at the peace center in downtown greenville tonight.where the republican presidential candidates - are debating ahead of the gop primary next saturday. saturday.and some of the biggest talk at that venue tonight - is about the death of supreme court justice antonin scalia...who passed away only hours before this debate.he died while on a trip to texas.he was 79 years old. we'll have more on his legacy in a moment. 3 meanwhile - these six republican presidential candidates are battling it out tonight - trying to make their final pitch to voters here.and many of those candidates are talking about the news of justice scalia's death. death.we'll take it live out to fox carolina's derek dellinger -who is at the debate.derek - what are the candidates saying about the news?
debate 3 3 we have video of people gathering to get in to the debate tonight.nearly 2- thousand people are in attendance for the debate- which got a shocking last minute change tonight with the death of supreme court justice antonin scalia.that is bringing up more questions-- and according to republican lawmakers we spoke with--they say it's now more important than ever that a republican gets in the white house. senator lindsey graham said as much tonight. 3 3 175524-it makes us all concentrate on what it means to pick judges, how important it is to get someone to replace scalia of like mind,
think of electability.--175535 electability.--175535while that was a big issue tonight-- lawmakers on both the democratic and republican side say this is a chance to show either the best or the worst of the republican candidates-- and it all depends on who you speak with. 3 3 3 175428-i think every candidate, seen by millions of americans, hundreds of thousands of south carolinians has to do well tonight. i think the stakes are high, with the election being seven days from now.--175440 now.--175440 3 151118-the message coming out of the republican party is one that is particularly sad and un-american. 3 and if you were anywhere near greenville today--you saw the signs, the buses, the trailers, the everything that was out there to get the word out about the primary--and the candidates. 3 fox carolina's andrew reeser is here and he picks up that part of the story.andrew?
surely were very occupied 3 with preparing for tonight's debate...but their campaigns remained in full swing... candidates and local supporters descended on downtown...working to get out the vote. 3 33 3 "nat cheering"crowded corners near the peace center in greenville..."all in for jeb...all in for jeb..." tonight...the center of the political universe.... today....two g-o-p hopefuls spent the morning before the debate stumping through the upstate...governor jeb bush speaking in greenville... greenville... 3 09:20:14"a president will earn the respect of the american people if he has a backbone." then stopping for breakfast at tommy's country ham house... house... 3 3 09:18:22we need a president that's consistent."natgov. john kasic also spoke today at mutt's bbq in greer... greer... 3 3 let;s bond together, ill do that job up there if you;ll do your job up here." here." 3 downtown greenville this afternoon...a political palooza...supporters shouting 3
cruz today because he's pro life."on nunez, trump supporter 05:39:58"we need someone with the experience that trump brings to the table."leah anne sellers drove here from georgia to get out the vote for marco rubio...her faith in him driven by his faith in a higher power. power. 3 05:32:05"my number one thing is his face in god i truly believe that he is gonna hit his knees every morning."and observing the hubbub... a prominent palmetto state face...former south carolina governor turned congressman marco rubio...he said he's not throwing his support behind any particular candidate just yet... yet... 3 05:38:05"the thing that's not been talked about in this presidential race has been the debt ..."05:38:24"we have a real problem on that front...and i'd like to see it discussed at greater length." 3 tonight as this debate continues...local businesses in south carolina really seeing a boost as folks descended on downtown...i'll talk more about the spectacle of this huge debate and what it means for our city...coming
3 back to you you3 thanks andrew - we'll be checking in with you and derek throughout the hour. 3 trump, cruz, rubio, kasich, bush, and carson those are the remaining republicans who are battling it out for the nomination. nomination.they will each be in south carolina for multiple appearances next week ... heading into the republican primary on the 20th. 3 right now- there are only
fighting to win their party's nomination. remember you can see a full list of their profiles on fox-carolina-dot- com. 3 developing tonight 3 late breaking news this evening....that justice antonin scalia has died - during a hunting trip in texas. scalia was the longest-serving justice on the high court.a spokeswoman with the u-s marshals service says he went to bed on friday night, and was found dead, after he did not appear for breakfast the next morning. morning.president obama- spoke tonight about the legacy of justice scalia. 3 3 scalia was a larger than life prescene on the bench,legal mind enegertic style, decisive wit, and colorful opinions. he influenced a generation, of judges, lawyers and students.that profoundly shaped the legal landscape. they will no doubt be remembered as on of the most judges judgestonight - the supreme court justice is being
for his conserviative influence on the law - and his long running career on the supreme court. 3 fs scotus statementa statement from the supreme court read in part, "our colleag justice antonin scalia has passed away. he was an extraordinary individual and jurist, admired and treasured by his colleagues. his passing is a great loss to the court and the country he so loyally served. we extend our deepest condolences to his wife maureen and his family."viz photo - fs_scalia_reagan.png then class photo in vizscalia was first appointed to the supreme court in 1986 by president ronald reagan. he filled the seat held by then- associate justice william rehnquist, who had b bome chief justice. continue vo or stills scaliascalia was the first italian-american justice to sit on the court.backtime prayer breakfastthe conservative justice was a lifelong catholic. 3 sot catholic prayer breakfast - may 2009one can be sophisticated and believe in god. uh, heck a first mover is just as easy to believe as a big bang triggered by nothing. / one can even be sophisticated and believe in a personal god, a benevolent being who loves mankind. / one can even be sophisticated and believe in jesus christ as having been in some sense a son of god, are we not all children of the creator? and
triumphed over 3 death, his message 3 lives on. vo or stillsthe former law professor and justice department official was the father of nine children. he worked in both the nixon and ford administrations. 3 vo or stillsduring his time on the bench, he was known for his brillant mind, sharp tongue, and clearly written rulings.vo or stillshe was a strong opponent of abortion and affirmative action who asked pointed, hypothetical questions from the bench and was a strong advocate of federalism and separation of powers.
honoring justice scalia's memory and public service to the nation.the governor ordered that all flags be lowered to half-staff - through sunset on the day of his burial. 3 remember for the latest information on this story ...as well as the g-o-p debate ...be sure to check out fox-carolina-dot-com and online and on twitter. 3 and our other big story of thth night.the weather!ted let's get another look at the forecast 3 3 temperatures are going to be cold this evening! we are talking lows falling into the teens overnight and an icy mix expected to move in on monday. stick around, there is a lot going on in your forecast coming up. 3 the spartanburg county sheriff's office say there's been a big development in the death investigation of autumn hunt.we'll have the latest. 3 plus - we are learning the identities of two victims killed in a fire last night. how investigators believe it all started.
derek, i know you are in the center of all the media action at the debate ...can you tell us what it's like behind the scenes? 3 sarah - this is a look at the spin room ... where media and journalists from around the world are gathered.they are here to report on the last debate before the south carolina primary next weekend. weekend.let me show you around.... there are hundred of journalists on two floors of the area.-spin room is where networks are and where candidates will be talking to
3 we'll have more from the spin room - and the debates...later on in the show. 3 back to you 3 and the final republicans remaining in the running for the gop nomination include: trump, cruz, rubio, kasich, bush, and carson. carson.and this isn't the last you'll be seeing of these candidates.they'll be in the state at various times in the coming week - as we head into the republican primary on the 20th. 3 right now- there are only three democratic candidates in the run for their party's nomination.remember you can see a full list of all the
carolina-dot-com. 3 remember for the latest information on the g-o-p debate be sure to check out fox-carolina-dot-com and online and on twitter. 3 new tonight 3 some upstate fast food workers walked off the job this morning ..... wanting to make a statement about minimum wage. and their timing is no coincidence -- with presidential candidates in town. 3 some protestors say they cannot make a living off of the current minimum wage. others say - minimum wage was not meant to be lived off of *long term. term.fox carolina's shale remien joins us now with the latest on this protest. shale, what exactly are protesters upset about tonight? 3 sarah - these protesters are wanting a change... and quickly. the federal bureau of labor and statistics says minimum wage sits at seven dollars and 25 cents an hour in south carolina.home care givers and fast food workers took to the streets today to make their voice for an increase be heard. 3 3 3 3 "we work, we sweat, put 15 on
miss the loud chants and drums outside of mcdonald's on lauren's road in greenville saturday.this group wants to see minimum wage to nearly double to 15 dollars an hour. 3 "you can't make a decent living off of 8 dollars an hour, so that's why were out here fighting for fifteen." some workers walking off the job this morning... morning..."if we don't get it, shut em down!"professor tom smythe believes raising minimum wage will hurt businesses, espeically small ones. 3 "it will not help our economy. ultimately it will push more people out of the work force and it will cause people not have incentives to go and get additional skills."for vickie miller, this issue impacts her every day life and future as well. "i'm trying to save for my son to go to college, i'm a single mom, i have no one else to depend on.""to be able to buy my own car, or to build a house one day."smythe points out where you live and how much it costs to live there impacts the conversation. "the reality is a lot of places pushes across the country like seattle, in chicago, in new
different. the cost of living here in south carolina is not even close."and he adds higher education must be part of the movement. "we want a work force ttt is highly skilled that will attract high paying jobs. raising the minimum wage will just the opposite of that."and protesters want to make sure their message is clear to candidates taking the stage in greenville. "if you want my vote, upport the movement and the union." 3 the professor pointed out to me that if people would be paid 15 dollars an hourthrough minimum wage that would equate to 30 thousand a year. he says some teachers in south carolina make around 32 thousand and he says the skill level is different. sarah, back to you. 3
the monday morning 3 monday morning is going to be the time to pay close attention to the weather as sleet, freezing rain and rain will make for a messy morning commute. first however we need to get through some bitter cold temperatures this valentine's day weekend. temperatures saturday night will be frigid, falling into the upper teens across the upstate and low teen in western north carolina. a light breeze will certainly make conditions feel colder overnight into sunday. valentine's day will be very cold early in the day with mostly sunny skies overhead. expect temperatures to climb into the mid-30s across the upstate and low 30s in the mountains as clouds build throughout the day.winds will
coming out of the east northeast across the upstate between five and ten miles per hour. western north carolina will see more of a south southeast flow between five and ten miles per hour. 3 remember for the latest on the weather any time, log on to fox carolina dot com and click on the weather section. there you can check out any watches or warnings in our area... view current temperatures and check out our weather blog. 3 and make sure to download our new fox carolina weather app.
info on the go, as well as get alerts on watches and warnings for your area.just text carolina weather to 23765 to download! 3 back to you 3 3 a deadly house fire.. claims the lives of two. two.tonight..what caused that blaze - and what the mother did to try to save her daughter's life. 3 plus..no to xenophobia... that's the message from upstate activists..tonight - why they say our nation has.. and will always be.. a nation of immigrants. 3 here's a look at your winning lottery numbers.. 3 3
3 only on fox 3 in toccoa, georgia- a mother and her daughter are dead- after fire broke out at their mobile home last night.
this all happened on linda drive in toccoa around 6-30 p-m. 3 officials say- 68-year old gwendolyn bohannonand her 39-year old daughter, amy bohannon were found dead in a back bedroom. bedroom. this is video you
investigators say-the mother was trying to rescue her daughter - who was not able to move because of a recent back surgery.the daughter's four children also were at the home. they were able to escape safely.officials say-the fire was started- by an electric heater placed too close to the sofa. 3 also new tonight- in spartanburg county-deputies say a man has confessed to killing a teen- and then leaving her body in a field. 3 authorities say- 20-year old akello jeter- has been charged with murder. 3 jejer confessed to killing- 19-year old autumn hunt. hunt's body was discovered in a wooded area off sims chapel road on thursday.the coroner says she was shot in the head. head.investigators say- they interviewed jeter again today. he reportedly told authorities details about the crime scene that only the perpetrator would know. authorities also- say he confessed to acting alone. 3 deputies were able to tie jeter to hunt's murder-after a 40- caliber shell casing was found near her body.jeter was originally accused of robbing two teens at a convenience store thursday.investigators say-the shell casing located
used in the armed robbery. alfred caldwell- was also accused in the armed robbery and the disappearance of hunt. investigators-cleared him of charges related to hunt's death. 3 and remember for the latest on the news anytime--be sure to download the fox carolina news app--just text the number on your screen for instructions on how to download the app to your iphone or android 3 3 the presidential race is heating up..and candidates are vying for your vote - right here in the upstate! upstate!but another hopeful is hoping to get in the spotlight too!we'll have an inside look at the 'frank underwood campaign headquarters,' coming up. 3 plus..taking a stand against politicians!some upstate activists say *all muslims and immigrants are part of the u-s. more on their message.. when *thee ten o'clock news returns. ted 3 temperatures are going to be cold this evening! we are talking lows falling into the teens overnight and an icy mix expected to move in on monday. stick around, there is a lot going on in your forecast
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. ...when too many encounters with law enforcement end tragically. we need
investments in education, health care and jobs, to counter generations of neglect. we have to face up to the hard truth of injustice
candidates are front and center on the stage tonight. this is the last debate before the south carolina
republican primaries. 3 these six republican battling it out- before the big day next saturday. saturday.we want to send it out to fox carolina's derek dellinger. derek- netflix's house of cards is also setup right across from the peace center..and that's also been a popular spot over the past few days? 3 yes it is--basically it's a walk right across the street from where we are.and while a lot of poeple were trying to keep an eye on the debate--the big draw today was the 'frank underwood campaign headquarters'. 3 people had a chance to go in and get their picture taken at the character's desk.and with the g-o-p debate happening
this as a perfect opportunity to raise awareness for the show--which has its fourth season coming up next month.if you've not seen the show--it has a big local connection-- the main character, frank underwood, is from gaffney on the show.the 'headquarters' if you will, kind of added to the whole spectacle aspect of this entire weekend.in fact--that's really the best way to call what this weekend has been outside the peace center---a spectacle. 3 just watching all the preparation that's gone into tonight's debate has been interesting--and it's also added to the busy weekend traffic we get downtown.fox carolina's andrew reeser is here with a look at that part in all this--and it's been a madhouse out there... 3 now let's send it over to fox carolina's andrew reeser - for a look at just how busy greenville has been. 3 all eyes are on the upstate tonight, derek...today downtown was...for lack of a better word...just crazy..
boost from all the foot traffic...and got to hand it to local police...they were out in full force...making sure everyone stayed safe...take a look. 3 3 3 roads closed off ahead of the gop debate at the peace center didn't stop people from coming downtown...local coffee shop brew and ewe saw a slight boost in business from all the media and visitors coming in... a little hope brewing that maybe one of the candidates would waltz into the place. 3 3 o5:28:21"you see when the candidates go to local coffee shops in new hampshire and other places and so there's always that little bit of hope that donald trump or someone will walk in."and security was tight downtown...greenville police out in full force... force... 3 05;45:25"we do have officers from every division kinda to help us with their expertise...road officers to lieutenants captains every rank out here just to make sure we have a successful event."they say despite differing political opinions... everyone was peaceful...today supporters of each candidate told us what they wanted to hear in tonight's debate... debate... 3 3 "i'm hoping we can hear a little more about higher
jobs and the economy...being a recent graudate from college that's what's important for me."14:56:15"what i most want to hear them talk about is the economy..."for locals...seeing the love given to their hometown...was the best part of this political party... party... 3 17:50:48"we came to the democratic debate in 2004 when it was in the peace center ...and that was just the amazing part just seeing what was going on...all of hte fanfare and everything." 17:49:19"i love all the attention that we are getting for downtown greenville it's a lot of fun." 3 not only greenville police here protecting people...but secret service men and women are here at the peace center in droves...everyone had to get searched coming into the peace center...a huge undertaking here in downtown greenville derek... 3 back to you 3 here's a look at all the
republican all the here's a look at 3 here's a look at all the republican presidential hopefuls. hopefuls.as well as those vying for your vote on the democratic side.remember for the latest election headlines - head tour website fox carolina dot com. 3 downtown greenville isn't only filled with republican presidential hopefuls-but also activists - taking a stand on immigration. 3 several people gathered near coffee street this afternoon - holding signs with the hashtag "no to xenophobia."their message - that muslims and immigrants are a part of the united states.they say they
americans in fear of immigrants and refugees. 3 3 3 3 were trying to send a very strong pro immigrant pro refugee pro diversity message in regards to alot of growing xenophobia in the state and nation 3 those that attended the rally say our nation has - and will always be - a nation of immigrants. 3 now to a developing story- 3 some sad news from our nation's capitol. supreme court justice antonin scalia has died -- during a hunting trip in texas. 3 government officials say- the 79-year old passed away in his sleep last night. scalia reportedly told friends he wasn't feeling well before bed on friday.officials say- he didn't get up for breakfast. the group he was with for a hunting trip left without him. it wasn't until someone went back to check on him and they found him unresponsive. 3 south carolina's attorney general released a statement on his passing. 3 it says quote:"our thoughts and prayers go out to the scalia family. justice scalia was a hero and patriot. hopefully, those who follow in his footsteps share his reverence for the constitution, the rule of law,
3 governor nikki haley is also honoring justice scalia's memory and public service to the nation.haley- ordered that all flags be lowered to half-staff through sunset on the day of his burial. 3 remember for the latest information on the debate be sure to check out fox-carolina- dot-comand online and on facebook 3 fox carolina is continuing to cover our counties 3 an investigation is underway in anderson county-after police say a security guard was *stabbed - while trying to stop a shoplifter. shoplifter.it happened at dillard's in the anderson mall last night.police say this man was trying to leave the store with children's polo shirts- and when the officer stopped him - he threw the bag and pulled out a knife.the security guard was cut on his arm.he is expected to be o-k. if you've seen this man - call anderson police. 3 in sparatanburg county- the coroner has identified a man killed in a friday night crash. it happened on springfield
coroner says-brian souryasack was transported to the hospital -- where he died. troopers say- his car ran off the road hit a ditch and overturned. he wasn't wearing g a seatbelt and was thrown from the car. 3 and-in cherokee county- an autopsy is scheduled after a man died after a fatal crash is afternoon. the crash happened near highway 198- near blacksburg. the coroner says- 30-year old brandon tessner died on scene. officials say- tessner tried to pass a tractor trailer rig- and pulled into oncoming traffic- but swerved back and was hit head on. his car then collided with the tractor trailer- and then ran down an embankment. 3 in anderson county- the coroner says-a man is dead after he was found in his driveway- after an apparent drug overdose. 3 the coroner responded to durham drive in williamston this morning.officials say- the 59-year-old was last heard pulling into his driveway around midnight friday.the coroner says- hypothermia played a role in the man's death.they also say-he had a history of substance abuse. 3 3 they are making the *chilly