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will you be able to customize the weather so you can get updates where you live. we will also send app alerts to your february or tablet if there are any weather warnings. investigators say they know who shot and killed a woman on a pickens county boat ramp. in fact he's already behind bars. this is a picture of casey clayton waldorf. he's facing multiple charges including murder and grand larceny. what's the latest? >> reporter: well, gordon, pickens county sheriff rick clark said that walter waived his bond hearing which is why he's still over here in greenville. he was actually out on bond for a felony grand larceny charge when investigators say he shot and killed a man in the head, then stealing her car, leaving her for dead. today sheriff clark said they haven't yet nailed down a
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just that the two knew each other. they believe con was driven to that boat ramp off buck skin road where they say waldrop shot her once in the head around 3:30 a.m. sunday. now, sometime between then and last night when he was arrested, they say waldrop tried to conceal the car by spray painting it and sparking it at a greenville apartment complex off white horse road. investigators were tipped off about that car. when they were out inspecting it, waldrop showed up. they chased him a moment before detaining him. they inspected the car. they found that .45 caliber gun that they believe waldrop used to kill klien. today clark called waldrop's actions evil. >> con was the mother of four children, what makes this so tragic. and it's hard to believe that a life could be taken by some of the stuff and some of the evil that we see today in our society. and it bothers us greatly for. that and our prayers and
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children are with them and the con family. >> reporter: now, more charges are expected in this case pending against those people they say helped waldrop in those 36 hours before that arrest, gordon. >> it sounds like part of the thing that sped up the timeline on this arrest was some of the technology they were able to bring in and use. for instance, something called a portable fingerprint scanner. what is the daily with that? >> reporter: yeah, pretty interesting. they say it saved about six to eight hours worth of time, which is pretty significant when the first 48 hours are pretty significant in a murder investigation. they were actually able to scan mrs. conn's fingerprints, seeing that she didn't have any identifiers on her body. they were able to get her identity much faster than normal and able to find waldrop
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>> addie hampton, thank you. deputies say 29-year-old kate thompson was following a deputy's carta closely. they say they stopped her and she sped off. there are multiple charges now including resisting arrest. a spartan park has been hit by vandals. the construction company found profanities spray-painted on the sidewalks at cleveland park. this is the playground that hundreds of volunteers built after a deadly accident happened near five years ago. construction workers say this they've made. >> knowing that the community has put all their time into it and someone comes in and does something lake this to away. >> the park will be installing security cameras before the grand opening on march 12th. a stolen suv was abandoned and submerged under cold water in the river this morning. thankfully no one was insidid.
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was not easy for responders to get it out. >> this is about the hardest one we've ever had as far as getting to it and getting it out. >> reporter: after a bumpy, muddy, long drive tuesday morning, responders believe someone drove this red ford explorer right into this river near the dam off holiday dam road. employees working at that time dam spotted the car in the river before calling law enforcement. the anderson county fire technical rescue team jumped into the cold water. they scanned the vehicle and no one was inside. >> how was the water? >> very cold. i'm about to freeze to death. >> reporter: so they called in help. it took the right crew to get complains to slowly drive it out. >> the cold and lock drive to get here, very tough muddy road. >> they tack it back down the windy mud road and onto
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>> ruts in the road so were deep, that our trucks are bottoming out, but thank the lord we got here, got it out, and we're all safe. >> reporter: chris teen brown, seven news. >> that explorer will stay at james auto repair towing until the investigation is complete. deputies say the suv was reported stolen in lawrence county from a towing lot. it's connected to another theft case earlier this month. they are trying to track down the person responsible. you've heard the saying never go to bed angry. if you've seen the movie groundhog day, you know don't drive angry. a new study says driving while angry, sad, or emotional increases your chance of crashing by almost 10 times. speeding still the most driving behavior, increasing the risk of an accident 13 times. driver related factors that included few tee, impairment,
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90% of crashes. the sheriff's office hoping the power of prayer will keep you safe. they held a prayer breakfast this morning. the goal is to bring deputies and local ministers together to find solutions for the community. >> we're all in it together, and that we really don't serve any serious purpose by pointing the finger. our sheriff has been open minded. he has an open door policy. i think with the right approach, given any situation, we can come to a meeting of the minds and solve any problem in spartanburg. >> this breakfast happens every year with the sheriff's office. president obama unveiled his proposal to close the detention center at guantanamo bay, cuba today. they would trarasfer several detainees to other countries and bring dozens here to the u.s. the white house says it will cost as much as $475 million to move them and facility.
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year in operating cots. >> we can ensure our security, uphold our highest values around the world, and save american taxpayers a lot of money in the process. >> the administration has identified 13 locations in the u.s. including a facility in south carolina, and congress is pushing back. so is governor nikki haley. we're going to hear from her tonight at 6:00. anchor aimee wood has been following the reaction on-line. this is very close to home. >> they're not saying where these prisoners would go yet, but south carolinians, it's been that we would be a possible location. so people are really upset with that on our facebook page. take a look at the comments, fay dixon saying south carolina is already the dumping ground for nuclear waste, and nnw you want to dump terrorists on us? keep them at guantanamo bay, not in my statement and brain says, cheaper and safer to keep
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why can't these elected officials see how foolish they're beg some tell us what you think about it on our facebook page. tonight donald trump's campaign is betting big on nevada to help him secure another win. as 7 news national correspondent mark meredith explains, tonight's caucus could also give us a better idea of what to expect next in the race for the white house. democrats their turn. tonight it's nevada republicans' turn to determine who they would like to be their party's nominee. >> we're going to take our message to people who live paycheck to paycheck. >> reporter: florida senator marco rubio is gambling nevada and its large hispanic population will give him the boost he's been banking on. >> we're going to get to choose who our nominee is going to be. >> reporter: but it appears that donald trump will walk away with the lead. the latest poll shows the name
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the strip has a commanding lady. trump not mincing word, going after cruz by name. >> this guy cruz lies more than any human being i've ever dealt with. >> reporter: no matter what happens in nevada you can expect all of the remaining candidates to be crisscrossing the country for the next week. that, ahead of super tuesday. next tuesday's contest and plenty of delegates up for grabs. voting innevada can go up until 9:00 pacific tame tonight, meaning we won't likely know the winner up until late tonight, early wednesday morning. as for nevada, they split up their delegates proportion neatly, meaning even -- proportionately, meaning even second place can feel like a win. there's a new poll showing how north carolina voters feel. >> the poll indicates donald trump and hillary clinton are the front runners in the tar heel state, but trump does not appear to have enough support to win a hypothetical general
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bernie sanders in that state. the poll also indicates the race for governor is going to be very tight. if you haven't tried new shopping apps you could be missing out. we highlight how they can slash your bill. next the government says get ready for a robot takeover. wait until you hear how likely it is that you could has your job to do you think when you are president you'll be paid as much as if you were a man-male... this is one of the jobs where they have to pay you the same. but there are so many examples where that doesn't happen. i'm going to do everything i can to make sure every woman in every job gets paid the same... the men who are doing that job. i'm hillary clinton
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require more complex thinking. a new survey finds only 52% of americans have more emergency savings than credit card debt. bank says that number has held steady in the past five years, even though the economy got better. the study also found one out of every five americans has no credit card debt, but also no savings. check your smartphones. how many apps do you have that help you save money? >> none. i don't think i have any honestly. the answer is for a lot of us we're missing out. even if you haven't had one in the past, there are new shopping apps that might be worth a tray. >> it's the 7 news consumer watch. smartphone shopping apps that make promises can leave you frustrated and have turned off a lot of people. >> i had some coupon apps, but i just didn't use them. they weren't useful. >> but it may be time to take another look at how new and
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your savings. one gets you money back when a price drops on something you've bought recommend. >> typically we're getting an a rate of 90 to 95% that claims come back successful. so if a claim is sent out, there's a good odds that you will get money back. >> it finds coupons in the store and you can redeem them from the phone. that's tame save tore mary who used to have to print them. >> it's been a couple of years thatti tried it and really the apps that i use were more searching through circulars versus coupons. senate's time to try again? >> yes. >> a hey-rated app that's specific to supermarkets is grocery pal. it scours specials and lets you know which store has the best price on the product you want. there are several apps that let you comparison shop using a bar code scanner but not all of them are equally effective. >> shop savvy is a scan there
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the app store compared to red laser that gets just two. >> i'm not surprised that i'm not up on the current thing because they change so fast. >> but not trying out new ways to save could cost you. in spartanburg, day an leigh, seven news. >> if there is a store that you tend to use more often, definitely check to see if they have a mobile app, because those store-specific apps can be really i don't feel. >> you know what i worry about downloading any app, but especially those with the shopping, i do worry that i'm giving away a lot of my personal info. >> that's definitely something you should watch out for. with any app that you download you have to ask a couple questions. what permissions do they ask for, and do they make sense? and two, what are the reviews? you want to make sure to see that it's legitimate. >> good for enough savings. grocery shopping one of those things we spend a ton of money on.
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how do you save money at the grocery? head to free shipping got a little harder to do when you go to amazon. the company just raised the minimum amount to free shipping for $49. that is 40% more than the previous $35 minimum. it's not clear when amazon made that change. amazon prime membership still costs $99 a year, and those are not effective. many of us had a bit of a break from the rain. of course it was a lot colder than it was yesterday, but showers are on the increase once again in downtown greenville. we expect an active overnight. that rain is going to be filling in. we really have several threats to keep track of here over the next 24 hours. severe thunderstorms will be possible tomorrow morning. they've already had quite a bit of rain and more is on the way so we have to watch out for flash flooding. also some high wind gusts will be out there as well.
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and with soggy ground, any big wind gusts tomorrow could actually help put some trees down. so lots to keep track of as you can see across the western carolinas the rain has been increasing. the weather is still quite cold. we've but in the 40s all day. but it's coming down along interstate 85 in spartanburg county, back through duncan and greer. rain coming down in downtown greenville and also in the piedmont. most of this is light rain but it's going to be a factor. raven county is getting some rain. that's going to be increasing. also southern parts of jackson county. farther to the west is where we have our main energy. this is the main upper level area of low pressure. that's going to move closer overnight and help to bring in a lot of energy and try to bring in some warmer air to give us that better chance of storms that could gain strength tomorrow morning. but today all the stormy
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southwest. we've got tornado watches in effect back into southeastern louisiana, even into southwestern parts of alabama. it's possible that we could see an isolated tornado here, and so it's important that you stay up to date, keep up to date into tomorrow. here's the time lain. we will start you out at midnight. we'll expect a good chance of rain. some could be on the moderate side. we'll hold on to those northeasterly wind, and that cold air is going to stick around until the early morning hours of tomorrow. this is wednesday 4:00al. we'll start to sea some thunderstorms developing and increasing from the southwest. at the should be scattered in cover yam. by 7:00 a.m. that's going to be our chance to find some severe thunderstorms. that will be over western north carolina. and the last of what we'll see will push quickly to the east. winds will pick up out of the west and the worst of the weather will be out of here always we will still find some showers. the trend will be for us to dry
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the mountains will see some colder air moving in. a few scattered mountain snow showerr but some subpoena shane around as well. we have ace late severe storms possible. better chaps to king and work with the upper level energy. 45 in asheville, 46 in lawrence, 50 in greenwood. here's what to expect. the first part of tomorrow is our better chance to find some thunderstorms. again, severe weather possible, drying out by wednesday night, and tomorrow is going to be warmer, that. we'll get into the 30s, down below freezing friday morning. a lot of subpoena shine, haze in sick by sunday. your mountain forecast. and a beautiful weekend with
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>> christie thank you. next, an upstate teen is creative in how he asked his date to the prom. and we'll tell you about a dangerous dog illness that's
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7 news is live at 5 .. with a local prom-posal. 7 news is live at 5:00 with a local prom proposal. one student went sky-high. he plowed this message into his family's farm, then he took his girlfriend up in the plane so she could spot that message.
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surprises check out this video posted on twitter yesterday by astronaut mark kelly. what we've got here is gorillas in space. someone abe gorilla suit bursting out of a beg on the international space station and terrorizing a crew member. >> when they replay this look at the crew members' face. >> of all the training you get, you're not trained on space apes. there is a tweet from kelly saying, i thought you had things under control up there. gun violence takes center stage in campaign 2016. >> we're going to hear from a group of grieving moms. and a workout almost anyone can get on board w. see what the wine york out is all about tonight at 5:45.
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it's 5-29 .. and we're watching the weather very it is 5:29. we are watching the weather very closely. not only are we in for another night of rain but it's possible some strong storms will pop up over the next 24 hours. >> we're used to the rain at this point christie but it's the possibility of strong winds and maybe some storms. >> ststong winds, possibly severe thunderstorms, and we're also looking at the potential of too much rain. if you think about it, if we get a good wind gust it could push some trees over. damaging conditions are setting up. i wanted to give you an idea of the timeline and would to expect for tomorrow. i think the best window of opportunity as far as severe thunderstorms go will range from around 5:00 in the morning, no later than 10:00 in the morning if the timing stays the same. then we'll look for showers afternoon but our severe weather threat will be over, so this will truly be focused during the first part of the day, most likely during the morning drive.
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effect for all of the area until tomorrow afternoon, and in addition to that, as we're talking about those gusty winds a high wind warning for elevations above 3500 feet and a wind advisory for all of the area 6:00 a.m. wednesday until midnight. so watch out for that. >> power outages, too. the as oon as the trees come down. now the time to make sure you have our 7 news app. will you be able to customize the weather so you cap get updates where you are. we'll also send app alerts if these weather warnings happen any time tomorrow or in the future. the democrats campaigning this week are both announcing endorsements of key figures. >> the clinton campaign came to the upstate with a group of mothers who lost their sons to gun violence. 7 news reporter dave jordan has that story. >> reporter: the five mothers walked into rock of ages church in greenville tuesday morning `united ingrief and now in support over who they want to run the country.


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