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girl -- just two days 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 3 fox carolina's ashley minelli is live at the church near her home-- 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"3 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 flameskrista overby- family friend, devastated over the loss 3 3 sophia was a great kid, full of life full of spunk uh
questions, made her way over to the house daily to play with the girls. 3 again, long road to recovery- as 3 this family lost everything 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--we are working to get more information on a shooting in spartanburg county that sent a child to the hospital. hospital.monday night, the sheriff's office was called our to a home on rowe street in the arcadia community. deputies say a five year old was injured.we're told the shooting was an accident.. but no other details have been released. 3 an overnight house fire is
county.crews with the waterloo fire department and the sheriff's office were called out to whitten road just after 2:00 this morning.we're told two dogs died in the fire.. but no one else was hurt.right now, there's no word on damages or how the fire started. 3 and in anderson county- people in west pelzer are under a boil water advisory this morning.it's after a water main broke on monday.we're told the water is being tested now.full water service should be back by 7:00 tonight. 3 3 right now.. voting is getting underway for super tuesday. tuesday.people in a dozen states will take part in primaries or caucuses today. for republicans.. 595 delegates are at stake... meaning today could be 'make or break' for some of the candidates.the biggest state to win will be texas.. which carries 155 republican delegates.it's also the home state of senator ted cruz.he is leading most polls in texas.. but analysts say if he doesn't win there, his campaign could be in trouble. 3 nationwide.. donald trump
republican voters.a cnn/ orc poll released monday shows trump with 49 percent support nationwide.that puts him 30 points ahead of senator marco rubio. rubio.on the democrats' side.. hillary clinton is also still on top.the same poll shows she leads bernie sanders.. 55 to 38 percent. 3 the secret service is investigating after an agent assigned to donald trump got into a scuffle during a campaign event. event.the incident was caught on camera in virginia on monday.time magazine photographer chris morris says he went about 18 inches outside the media area.. when the agent grabbed him by the neck.morris ended up on the ground, and kicked the agent... before he was escorted out.time magazine released a statement, saying morris regrets his actions.the secret service says they are investigating.
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3 welcome back to the morning news on fox carolina.we're back with a live look over greenville 3 3 a man accused in the deaths of two college students in virginia is expected to plead guilty this week. week.prosecutors say jesse matthew will enter a plea in the death of hannah graham.the 18 year old u-v-a student went missing back in 2014.matthew will also plead guilty to killing morgan harrington.. who disappeared in 2009. matthew is already serving a life sentence for sexual assault.prosecutors say the plea will help him avoid the death penalty. 3 sports reporter erin andrews is talking about the trauma she's gone through after nude photos of her ended up online. online.she took the stand monday in her lawsuit against the nashville marriott hotel. back in 2008... a man who's been convicted of stalking andrews took video of her through a peephole at the
the hotel is responsible for giving him access to the room. on monday... she took the stand and explained how the scandal continues to take a toll. 3 3 erin andrews / plantiff/sports reporter:"this happens every day of my life. either i get a tweet or somebody makes a comment in the paper or someone sends me a still of the video to my twitter or someone screams it at me in the stands and i'm right back to this. i feel so embarrassed and i'm so ashamed." ashamed."andrews is seeking 75 million in damages.attorneys for the hotel say workers should not be liable for the stalker's actions. 3 nasa astronaut scott kelly is preparing to come back home. home.kelly has been in orbit for nearly a year as part of a study about twins.he's been at the international space station longer than than any other u-s astronaut.after he lands, he'll be flown to houston on wednesday to be studied by scientists.this is his fourth mission in space. his brother stayed on earth so researchers could compare humans on earth to humans in space.
3 new this morning..as a new month begins, people across the upstate are starting an effort to celebrate the area's diverse cultures. cultures.fox carolina's joe gagnon is live from the office of upstate international with more on everything happening in march live interview: tracie frese/upstate international 3 3 upstate international month, held march 1-31st, is a community wide collaboration currently covering 5 counties and showcasing 120 events. communities of the upstate
taste, touch, hear, and learn about the 3 world-- right here at home! from performances, such as the tonda puppet theater coming all the way from japan this year, to cross-cultural panel discussions, to art contests, and ethnic dinners, there is an experience waiting for everyone who wishes to expand their horizons. 3 3 3 time for weather and traffic. traffic. 3 3 and traffic. traffic.time for weather 3 3 wishes to expand waiting for an experiencncdinners, there is and ethnic art contests, and ethnic dinners, there is an experience waiting for everyone who wishes to expand
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
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a felony drug charge.witnesses report he was shot in the back.. possibly six or seven times. 3 a 14 year old in ohio is facing a list of charges after officers say he opened fire in his school cafeteria monday. investigators say "james hancock" shot 2 students and hurt two others.he was arrested after taking off following the shooting.both victims are expected to recover. 3 a fundraiser for greenville county deputy dave dempsey is being held this saturday."a love run for officer dave dempsey" will kick off at 1:00 from the greenville county square".dempsey was shot in the head while serving in the line of duty last year. 3 "little caesars" is working to fight hunger in our area. area.their "love kitchen" made a stop at the greer soup kitchen monday morning to deliver dozens of pizzas.the pizza kitchen on wheels travels across the country giving away food to the hungry and homeless.soup kitchen workers say this was the second stop little caesars has made in greer. 3 3 it's ______.a victory for
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3 it's ______.donald trump and hillary clinton could be close to securing nominations by the end of the day.but will another controversy stand in the way of one of the frontrunners? 3 we leave you with a live look over i-85 in greenville --thee morning news on fox carolina is back in minutes. 3 3 good morning, i'm 3 cody alcorn.and i'm diana watson.tonight at ten, super tuesday results. see if trump and clinton win big or if there are any upsets in the primaries.we'll see you at ten and first at four for weather and traffic every ten minutes. 3 you're watching the morning
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3 the morning news starts now. now. 3 an upstate community rallies together after a little girl dies in a fire, and her family is left with nothing.we're live in honea path with details on how you can help. help.protests in the north carolina capital.. after police shoot and kill a man in the street.we'll tell you what
3 warm temperatures and wet weather moving in later today.. along with a chance for strong storms. 3 good morning.... it's tuesday, march 1st.i'm ben hill. hill.and i'm lauren elise .. here with nicole papay and chris scott.thanks for joining us on the morning news. 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 with the biggest 3 day of the presidential primary season starting... republican front runner donald trump is still being dogged by a controversy involving the kkk. sunday, trump did not immediately condemn an endorsement from former kkk leader david duke.his rivals all pounced on the subject. marco rubio says the incident proves trump is "unelectable." ted cruz said the gop should unite in saying the klan is "reprehensible."still.. a cnn/orc poll released monday shows trump is leading nationwide.. with 49 percent support from republicans. 3 and among the two democratic candidates.. hillary clinton is still leading nationwide. monday's poll results show 55 percent of democrats support her, compared to 38 percent for bernie sanders. 3 we'll have continuing coverage of super tuesday all day on fox carolina dot com..
bring you the results as the come in tonight at ten and 11. 3 3 this morning an upstate community is pulling together to try and help a family who tragically lost a little girl after a fire. 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
through this home in honea path chief: - destroyed home- 9 people were inside, including sophia who didn't make it out- devestating loss for the family who also has to start from scratch as they mourn sophia 3 3 the biggest help is gonna be prayers and cash donations or gift cards... cards... 3 - 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 needs prayer prayerdonations: family needs prayer prayer
3 new from overnight..crowds gathered in the streets of raleigh, north carolina monday night... hours after a deadly police-involved shooting.the "news and observer" reports about 300 angry, but otherwise peaceful people protested at the scene of the shooting. 3 raleigh police say it happened around noon monday..they say they were trying to arrest a man on a felony drug charge, when he ran off. off.police have not identified the man.. but a woman tells local media it was her son, 24 year old akiel deakins. witnesses report he was shot in the back.. possibly six or seven times.police say the officer involved in the shooting is a 29 year old senior officer who's worked for the department for six years.he is on administrative duty while state authorities investigate. 3 3 covering our counties:a shooting investigation is underway in greenville county, 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
3 parents in pickens county will meet again tonight to talk about how they can keep three schools from closing. closing.the school board is considering shutting down a-r lewis, holly springs and ambler elementaries to save almost 12 million dollars.the board has pushed back a vote on the issue, while parents voice their concerns.tonight, the board is holding a workshop to talk about possible solutions.it's at 7:00 at the district office board room. 3 3 time for weather and traffic every 10 minutes. minutes. 3 increasing clouds with spotty rain in the afternoon, followed by rain and storms this evening. some storms could be strong. highs reach
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.you're looking live over i-85 and pelham road in greenville 3 3 classes are cancelled today at one ohio school after two students were shot in the cafeteria during lunch. lunch.investigators say 14 year old "james hancock" pulled out a handgun and shot 2 students monday.police say he's on the 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 charged with two counts of attempted murder.
3 later today -- president obama says he's going to meet with senate leaders to talk about supreme court nominees. nominees.republican leaders are vowing to fight any name the president submits regardless of who it is.they believe the next president should nominate a supreme court justice.vice president joe biden and other democratic leaders are expected to join the conversation at the white house.white house reps say the president's senior advisor to justice. 3 3 as more people move into the upstate.. it is certainly getting more diverse.. diverse..and a group from greenville is hosting a month to honor all of the cultures that have arrived here in south carolina.. carolina..fox carolina's joe gagnon is live from the office of upstate international with more.. 3 live interview: tracie frese/upstate international 3 3 upstate international month, held march 1-31st, is a
currently covering 5 counties and showcasing 120 events. communities of the upstate have the opportunity to see, taste, touch, hear, and learn about the world-- right here at home! from performances, such as the tonda puppet theater coming all the way from japan this year, to cross- cultural panel discussions, to art contests, and ethnic dinners, there is an experience waiting for everyone who wishes to expand their horizons. 3 3 3 time for weather and traffic
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
five-year-old girl from honea path has died from injuries she suffered in a fire.the coroner says "sophia rhodes" died monday night at the augusta burn center from smoke inhalation.sophia was pulled from a burning home on green street sunday night. 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. 3 the federal government is giving south carolina leaders 157-million dollars to help with flood relief.the money will be split with the city of columbia along with richland and lexington counties.there's no word when the money will be available to use. 3 time for birthday shout-outs, sponsored by urban nirvana... -tyasha from greenville. -jessica from abbeville.-ann from union.-happy 16th to shannon in liberty. liberty.if you'd like us mention a birthday on the air, send the name, date, and metown to *birthdays at fox
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3 live look at --usc upstate. 3 the henderson county sheriff's office is training two new bloodhound puppies. puppies.deputies turned to students to help name the two nine week old bloodhounds. fifth graders from hillandale, clear creek and etowah elementary schools submitted names for the puppies.the winners were recognized at a pep rally on monday.the winning names? -- "bailey lola sniffer-doodles" and "echo charlie foxtrot."jacob nance, eric rasheed, and lillian stones were named the winners.
3 "i was just thinking about a tv show that i saw. i saw, boys don't usually think about girls names, so i just came up with a girl name off a tv show." show."more than three hundred students competed in the naming competition. 3 now time for 3 weather and traffic 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
3 3 3 it's ______.some big changes could happen in the race for the white house today.we'll tell you what "super tuesday" means for the 2016 campaign.. coming up at 8:00. 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 every 10 minutes.
3 an upstate 3 community rallies together after a little girl dies in a fire, and her family is left with nothing.we're live in honea path with details on how you can help. help.the race for the white house shifts into high gear.. as voters in dozens of states head to the polls.more on what "super tuesday" is all about.. coming up. 3 good morning.... it's tuesday, march 1st.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 increasing clouds with 3 spotty rain in the afternoon,