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3 increasing clouds with spotty rain in the afternoon, followed by rain and storms this evening. some storms could be strong. highs reach 67 in the upstate and 61 in the mountains. tonight drops into the 40s and upper 30s, with lingering showers and tn border snow. 3 ((wrap up)) 3*********hold****** *********hold******we're watching this in the pit crew
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center.you are looking live at: 3 a developing story out of spartanburg this morning -- we're working to get more information.. after a five year old was **shot in spartanburg. spartanburg.deputies say it happened inside a home on rowe street in the arcadia community monday night. the sheriff's office did confirm the shooting was accidental. as of right now deputies have not released any other information about what lead up to the incident. we also will be working to get an update on the child's condition -- we'll update you when we learn more. 3 3 an upstate community is mourning the loss of a little girl -- just one day after her family's honea path home burned in a fire. fire.the coroner says 5-year-old sophia rhodes died of smoke inhalation at the augusta burn center last night. 3 fox carolina's ashley minelli
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home-- and ashley- right now this community is trying to help this family through donations and prayers. 3 family needs a lot of help right now; lost everything in the fire, and they lost a member community describes as "a ray of light" light"sophia one of 9 people in the home during firefire chief: got stuck between a couch and a wall, family couldn't go back in for her because of smoke and flames krista overby- family friend, devestated over the loss 3 3 3 3 sophia was a great kid, full of life full of spunk uh curious, asking lots of questions, made her way over to the house daily to play with the girls. 3 again, long road to recovery-
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clothing is a big necessity overby: need size 6 and 7 in girls clothing and size 0-3 in girl baby clothes 3 all donations can be brought here to first assembly church of god on green streetmore details online online 3 3 covering our counties:in greenville county-- a shooting investigation is underway after police say a gunshot victim showed up at the hospital.they man was shot in the back by an unknown suspect at the "brookhaven apartments" monday night. the man is expected to be okay. so far this morning -- police have not released any information on a suspect. 3 in anderson county --a man is locked up -- accused of **breaking into** cars at upstate businesses.
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jeffrey mcclain. they say they responded to the wal-mart on anderson road in powdersville -- and when they got there -- they heard someone yelling that mcclain had broken into their car.deputies say -- mcclain took off running -- throwing the things he stole as he ran. he was caught after he ran into a deputy. authorities say he also broke into a car at rite aid -- and broke into a home on ross street twice. mcclain is being held on a 80-thousand dollar bond. 3 3 one of the biggest days in the the presidential primary race.. is here. it's "super tuesday" -- and more than 10 states will be holding primaries or caucuses. caucuses.there are 595 delegates up for grabs for the republicans. and 865 delegates for the democrats. georgia, massachusetts and texas have the most delegates up for grabs. 3 in georgia -- two groups could make the difference for candidates. according to usa- today black voters will determine the outcome for the democrats and evangelical christians for the republicans. georgia is a major state for presidential hopefuls -- with 193 delegates
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donald trump and hilary clinton are leading the polls. 3 here's a look at the democratic candidates who will be on the ballots today. 3 and here is a look at the five remaining republican candidates.polls in georgia open at 7 am and close at 7 pm. remember -- for everything you need to know on the presidential hopefuls head to fox-carolina-dot-com. 3 time for weather and traffic every 10 minutes with nicole. 3 increasing clouds with spotty rain in the afternoon, followed by rain and storms this evening. some storms could be strong. highs reach
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the mountains. tonight drops into the 40s and upper 30s, with lingering showers and tn border snow. 3 3 now to chris with traffic. 3*********hold****** *********hold****** 3 we're watching this:accident free free 3 you're taking a live look at
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3 it's ______.an upstate deputy is back at home after being shot in the line of duty --and this weekend you have a chance to support his recovery.we'll tell you about what's being planned. 3 we head to break with a live look at...usc upstateyou're watching the morning news on fox carolina.
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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 taking a live look
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3 3 a bill that would protect tow truck drivers on the road is expected to be talked about in columbia today. today.the family of an upstate tow truck driver -- **killed on eye-85 is behind the proposal --and they're talking only to fox carolina. carolina.troopers say "eddie mills" was **hit and **killed while loading a car onto his truck in spartanburg county back in november.now -- his wife stacy is leading an effort to pass "eddie's law." the law would provide protection for tow truck drivers... who are only covered under certain circumstances in the state's current "slow down, move over law." 3 3 3 "he's loved towing his whole life, he loved helping people, he was very dedicated to the business he loved it very much and was a hard worker, a great husband and a loving father, a good friend" friend""its just hard to go through this with your family" family""eddies law" is sponsored by upstate
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and mike burns.this new bill has a maximum fine of 5-hundred dollars -- but violators can also be sentenced to 30-days in jail. the bill is set to be discussed by the education and public works subcommittee in columbia this afternoon.dozens of tow trucks are expected to show up at the capitol to show 3 3 this weekend -- a benefit will be held in honor of a greenville county deputy -- who was **shot in the line of duty. duty.this saturday, march 5th-- you're invited on a motorcyle ride called "a love run for officer dave dempsey." the event kicks off at 1 p-m at the greenville county square-and will be a straight ride to the travelers rest police department.all the money raised will go to officer dempsey and his family. family.back in december- dempsey was shot during a burglary call in taylors. he spent 41 days in the hospital and has already undergone weeks of rehab.and he still has a long road ahead.event organizers say support for dempsey and his family continues to pour in. 3 3 3 "and then the people that i've met througohut this whole process, just the outpour of
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to help. it's just amazing, it's amazing." amazing."organizers say whether you're riding a motorcycle or driving a car - you're welcome to join.there will be a 10-dollar donation for every person participating. 3 in western north carolina-- you probably didnt feel it but an earthquake was reported monday night. night.according to the u-s geological scale. the 2-point-5 magnitude earthquake happened near burnsville just after 9:30,that's about 29- miles north of asheville. earthquakes with 2-point-5 magnitude are subtle and aren't usually felt. small earthquakes are common in the western north carolina mountains, as well as the upstate. we usually see
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3 time for traffic and weather every ten minutes. 3 increasing clouds with spotty rain in the afternoon, followed by rain and storms this evening. some storms could be strong. highs reach 67 in the upstate and 61 in the mountains. tonight drops into the 40s and upper 30s, with lingering showers and tn border snow. wednesday slowly clears to sunshine, with highs in the 40s and 50s. thursday brings one more round of showers with highs in the mid-50s, followed by clearer skies friday, and warmer temperatures into the weekend.
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rain in the afternoon, followed by rain and storms this evening. some storms could be strong. highs reach 67 in the upstate and 61 in the mountains. tonight drops into the 40s and upper 30s, with lingering showers and tn border snow. wednesday slowly clears to sunshine, with highs in the 40s and 50s. thursday brings one more round of showers with highs in the mid-50s, followed by clearer skies friday, and warmer
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3 3 news you need to know.. oscar-winning actor george kennedy has passed away. kennedy appeared in more than 180 movies and t-v shows over his career. he won a best supporting actor oscar for his role as the convict "dragline" in 19-67's "cool hand luke".he was 91. 3 police say the man who shot and killed his brother at an ohio church -- sued the minister over an inheritance dispute five years ago. reverand william schooler died on sunday.his brother daniel is charged with murder. 3 later today-- president obama is expected to meet with the senate republicans that are vowing to block his nominee to the supreme court. it will be the first time the leaders have met since justice antonin month. 3 after a record breaking --- 340 days in space--astronaut scott kelly will be coming back to earth today. 3 nasa embarked on its very own astronaut twin experiment. they sent scott kelly up to the international space
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twin-- also retired astronaut mark kelly stayed on earth. nasa has been taking samples from the kelly brothers.by comparing the data scientiset hope to get a better understanding on what happens to the human body in space. 3 3 it's (time).coming up, chris rock is getting praise for his opening monologue at the oscars, but was it enough to keep an audience? 3 we head to break with a live look at...clemsonyou're watching the morning news on fox carolina.
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3 welcome back to the morning news on fox carolina--we're taking a live look at... sc- dot cam... eye-85 mile maker 57 3 sunday's oscars created a lot of buzz -- but it wasn't as big of a hit as in years past. past.ratings for sunday's academy awards were at an 8 year low and the third lowest in viewership history. according to abc, just over 34
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in to watch.viewership hasn't been that low since jon stewart hosted in 2008.sundays show dropped 8 percent from last year when neil patrick harris hosted.analysts say all the talk about the lack of diversity and also viewers losing interest in awards shows led to the drop.
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3 increasing clouds with spotty rain in the afternoon, followed by rain and storms this evening. some storms could be strong. highs reach 67 in the upstate and 61 in the mountains. tonight droo into the 40s and upper 30s, with lingering showers and tn border snow. 3 ((weather hit)) 3 chris is in the traffic center. 3*********hold****** *********hold******we're watching this: 3 3 you're looking live at:
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3 it's ______.it **could be a turning point in the race for president.a dozen states will be voting for super tuesday today.we'll break it down for you. 3 we head to break with a live look at...greenville county... pelham road exityou're watching the morning news on fox carolina.
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3 the morning news at 5:30 starts now.. now.. 3 a heartbreaking tragedy-- a five year old pulled from a fire doesnt make it,and now the community is pulling gether to try and help her family.i'm live with a report. 3 3 partly cloudy start for the morning. then scattered thunderstorms in the afternoon. temperatures will be in the upper 60s. 3 good morning.... it's tuesday, march 1i'm lauren elise eliseand i'm ben hill, with traffic reporter chris scott and meteorologist nicole papay. thanks for joining us on the
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3 increasing clouds with 3 spotty rain in the afternoon, followed by rain and storms this evening. some storms could be strong. highs reach 67 in the upstate and 61 in the mountains. tonight drops into the 40s and upper 30s, with lingering showers and tn
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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 3 it's super tuesday.today 12 states head to the polls and it could clinch the nominations for frontrunners donald trump and hillary clinton. clinton.there are 595 delegates up for grabs for the republicans --and 865 delegates for the democrats. georgia, massachusetts and texas have the most delegates at stake for both parties. democrats need 2,383 delegates to win the nomination and republicans need 1,237.a new
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and hillary clinton are ahead in most contests. clinton is leading the race with 55- percent to sanders 38-percent. while trump is leading with 49- percent support among republicans. 3 and the campaign trail is getting intense.this morning -- a group of valdosta state university students, in georgia, say they're upset after being removed from a donald trump rally. rally.the group of about 30 black students were asked to leave by secret service members.the secret service members told the students trump asked for their removal before the rally.trump reps say that's not true.many of the students say they were planning on watching the rally silently from a distance. 3 here is a look at the five remaining republican candidates who will be on the ballot in 12-states today todayand here's a look at the democrats. remember for everything you need to know on the presidential hopefuls head to fox-carolina-dot-com. 3 3 this morning a community is pulling together to try and help a family who tragically
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fire.the coroner says 5-year-old "sophia rhodes" died of smoke inhalation after a fire inside her home on sunday night. 3 fox carolina's ashley minelli is live in honea path near the family's church... and ashley -- the community is trying to cope with this loss the best they can. 3 - collecting donations here at first assembly church of god clothing is a big necessity overby: need size 6 and 7 in girls clothing and size 0-3 in girl baby clothes clothessunday night: - fire tore through this home in honea pathchief: - destroyed home- 9 people were inside, including sophia who didn't make it out- devestating loss
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mourn sophia 3 3 3 3 the biggest help is gonna be prayers and cash donations or gift cards... cards...- people living in this community described sophia as "a ray of light"- fire chief: family tried to go back in for her, but couldn't get through smoke and flames 3 in addition to donations: family needs prayer prayer 3 3 covering our counties. a two-county chase--ends in tragedy for an upstate man who was on his way into work. 3 and only on fox -- the family of "stephen burnett" is speaking about what happened to their loved one.
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they tried to pull over dexter reeves earlier this month-- instead--he led deputies on a chase into anderson county--it ended when reeves collided with the pick up truck burnett was in driving to work. they say the 62-year-old died on scene and now his death has been ruled a homicide. burnett's family says although they are still searching for answers...they're thankful for the support they've received. 3 3 3 "we've had such an outpouring from the community, the powdersville community. it's daily, it's constant. it just makes you feel good to know that powdersville is a really caring community and there's a lot of great 3 people here who love this family. and that's what's important. they also want some answers as to what happened and what's going on." 3 highway patrol is investigating the crash and they haven't released what charges reeves may face in connection to the deadly wreck. wreck.reeves is being held without bond on previous including burglary,
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two counts of domestic violence. 3 we're learning new information about a deadly crash that killed four usc-upstate student athletes. athletes.the coroner says the driver... and others in the car had been drinking and says alcohol played a part in their cause of death.james campbell, josh lee, mills sproull, and sarah vande berg were killed after their car hit a tree in spartanburg county last year in october. 3 after months of push-back .. the spartanburg county coroner released toxicology results during a press conference on monday.it's after some of the families did not want toxicology or autopsy results released.the coroner says results show that the driver, james campbell was legally drunk, and two of the passengers had blood alcohol levels above the 0.08 legal level. the coroner says one of the passengers barely had any alcohol in their system. we spoke with josh lee's girlfriend who knew all four students. 3 3 3 "there's a part of it you can't just you know push aside and just ignore it and i think a lot of people think the families were trying to cover it up, and they weren't they
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their kids they were trying to do everything they could, i mean their kids aren't here and they want to protect their name but at the same time we all make mistakes in this world. " "rielly says josh planned on proposing to her shortly after her graduation this may. a spokesperson for usc-upstate says incoming students are now required to take a course on alcohol 3 union county school leaders say a teacher resigned after a nude photograph of her spread through the school. 3 the woman worked at the career and technology center.she filed a police report stating that while she stepped out of the classroom a 16 year old student went through her phone. she said this happened back on february 18th. 3 in anderson county -- water service is expected to be restored..by 7 o'clock tonight in west pelzer. 3 town leaders are asking residents to boil their water for now. they say a water main broke monday. town leaders tell us water samples are being tested. residents are being asked to check the town's facebook page for the latest updates. 3 time for weather and traffic
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3 increasing clouds with spotty rain in the afternoon, followed by rain and storms this evening. some storms could be strong. highs reach 67 in the upstate and 61 in the mountains. tonight drops into the 40s and upper 30s, with lingering showers and tn border snow. 3 ((weather hit)) 3 now to chris with traffic. 3*********hold****** *********hold****** 3 we're watching this in the pit crew traffic center: center:
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3 you are taking a live look at: 3 3 it's ______.a win for apple... the latest in the tech companies legal battle with the justice department, up next. 3 we head to break with a live look at...greenville county.. pelham road. you're watching the morning news on fox carolina. 3 you're watching the morning
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3 welcome back to the morning news on fox carolina---we're taking a live look at... sc dotcam,,, eye-85 mile marker 99.. cherokee county 3 a 14 year old student is in jail.. accused of **shooting two students in the school cafeteria. cafeteria.investigators say 14 year old "james hancock" pulled out a handgun, shot 2 students in the cafeteria and hurt two others during lunch.
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wrestling team and so is one of the victims.both shooting victims are expected to recover.after opening fire, he ran and was tracked by k9 officers.hancock is facing charges including two counts of attempted murder. 3 prosecutors say "jesse matthew" will appear before a judge wednesday morning.he's expected to plead guilty to killing two college students in virginia.18 year old "hanna graham" was a university of virginia student who disappeared in september of 2014.20 year old "morgan harrington" was a virginia tech student who was last seen leaving a concert in 2009. matthew is already serving a life sentence for sexual assault.prosecutors say the plea will help him avoid the death penalty. 3 apple won't have to develop software to break into their iphones.. thanks to a federal judge.the new york judge **denied a department of justice request for a court order on monday.feds were trying to use a certain law to force apple to break into the phone of one of the san bernardino shooters.the federal judge said the department of justice can't make apple developers write
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3 sports reporter "erin andrews" is expected to take the stand in court **again today in her lawsuit against a nashville hotel. hotel.she gave testimony on monday about being secretly filmed back in 2008.andrews is suing the nashville marriott at vanderbilt university and "michael barrett".prosecutors say barrett recorded andrews without clothes on then posted the video online.her legal team is arguing the incident has emotionally scarred andrews for life. 3 time for traffic and weather every ten minutes.
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rain in the 3 afternoon, followed by rain and storms this evening. some storms could be strong. highs reach 67 in the upstate and 61 in the mountains. tonight drops into the 40s and upper 30s, with lingering showers and tn border snow. wednesday slowly clears to sunshine, with highs in the 40s and 50s. thursday brings one more round of showers with highs in the mid-50s, followed by clearer skies friday, and warmer temperatures into the weekend. increasing clouds with spotty rain in the afternoon, followed by rain and storms this evening. some storms could be strong. highs reach 67 in the upstate and 61 in the mountains. tonight drops into the 40s and upper 30s, with lingering showers and tn border snow. wednesday slowly clears to sunshine, with highs in the 40s and 50s. thursday brings one more round of showers with highs in the mid-50s, followed by clearer skies friday, and warmer
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pit crew traffic 3 sponsored by kevin whitaker chevrolet cadillac 3 3 news you need to know..5 year old "sophia rhodes" from honea path has passed away.the little girl was pulled from a burning home on green street sunday night.investigators say she died at the augusta burn center monday night from smoke inhaliation. 3 a benefit to honor greenville county deputy dave dempsey will be held this saturday at greenville county square. dempsey was shot in the line of duty.it's called "a love run for officer dave dempsey" and starts at 1:00.a ten dollar donation is requested. 3 voters in 12 states -- including georgia and tennessee will head to the polls today for super tuesday. donald trump and hillary clinton are leading in many of the states.according to usa- today black voters and evangelical christians will determine the vote in georgia.
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defending his endorsement of donald trump. trump.ceo "brian france" endorsed trump during a rally monday in georgia.he was joined by nascar hall of famer "bill elliot: along with current drivers "chase elliot, ryan newman, and david ragan". france says he's known trump for years and knows he's a winner.a nascar sponsor took to twitter to tell france he's disappointed in the endorsement.nascar reps say france was making a personal announcement and not speaking for nascar. 3 3 it's ______.coming up ...the happy meal is evolving.we'll tell how mcdonalds is changing things up now.. 3 we head to break with a live look at... 3 but first let's take a look at
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3 spring practice for college football is underway-- and the tigers are hoping to have another strong season. 3 monday was the first of 15 practices leading into the annual orange and white game on april 9th. after a heartbreaking loss in that national championship game against alabamathe tigers have eight returning starters on offense including--- quarterback deshaun watson. watson is a big reason why clemson became the first a-c-c team to rack up at least 4,000 yards passing and 3,000 yards rushing in the same year. 3 kids in sweden will soon be able to get a virtual reality headset with their happy meal. meal.mcdonald execs are calling the new promotion "happy goggles".starting on march fourth, kids can transform their happy meal box into virtual reality goggles. the goggles are made to be used with your smart phone. mcdonalds will also be launching a skiing game to go with the goggles.the new promotion is being launched to celebrate 30 years of happy meals.no word if they will
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3 now to weather 3 and traffic every 10 minutes. 3 increasing clouds with spotty rain in the afternoon, followed by rain and storms this evening. some storms could be strong. highs reach 67 in the upstate and 61 in the mountains. tonight drops into the 40s and upper 30s, with lingering showers and tn border snow. 3
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3*********hold****** *********hold******we're keeping an eye on: on: 3 you're looking live at: 3 3 it's ______.coming up,a heartbreaking tragedy in the upstate after a five year old girl pulled from a house fire doesn't make it. how the community is rallying together to help out the family. 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
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reports from the morning news at 6:00 starts now... now... 3 a heartbreaking tragedy-- an upstate family is mourning the loss of their baby girl after she passed away at the augusta burn center-- after a fire in anderson county. now, the community is asking for help, with donations for the family. i'm live with a report. 3 it's super tuesday and it could be anything but for presidential candidates struggling to gain momentum. coming up -- what the outcome could mean when 12 states head to the polls. polls. 3 partly cloudy start for the morning. then scattered thunderstorms in the afternoon. temperatures will be in the upper 60s. 3 good morning.... it's tuesday,
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hilland i'm lauren elise, with traffic reporter chris scott and meteorologist nicole papay. thanks for joining us on the morning news. 3 increasing clouds with spotty rain in the 3 afternoon, followed by rain and storms this evening. some storms could be strong. highs reach 67 in the upstate and 61 in the mountains. tonight drops into the 40s and upper 30s, with lingering showers
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3 ((wrap up))3 3*********hold****** *********hold******we're watching this in the pit crew traffic center.accident white horse rd @grove rd rd 3 you are looking live at: 3 a developing story out of spartanburg this morning -- we're working to get more information.. after a five year old was **shot in spartanburg. spartanburg.deputies say it happened inside a home on rowe street in the arcadia community monday night. the sheriff's office did confirm the shooting was accidental. as of right now deputies have not released any other information about what lead up to the incident. we also will be working to get an update on the child's condition -- we'll update you when we learn more. 3 3 an upstate community is mourning the loss of a little girl -- after her family's honea path home burned in a fire. fire.the coroner says

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