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Midday remains dry, afternoon brings severe potential

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Strong to severe thunderstorms will move across our region throughout the day Saturday after a few stray ones form tonight/early Saturday morning. 

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Tire off van strikes windshield of car; kills car's driver

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The tire then went over the median wall and hit another van before crashing through the windshield of a car head-on.

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I-385 to I-85 traffic will encounter a detour Saturday night

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Drivers traveling from I-385 to I-85 in Greenville should plan ahead for detours if they need to drive Saturday night.

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UPDATE: 17 victims of duck boat tragedy in Missouri identified by authorities

Taken in Higginsville. (Caroline Sweeney/KCTV) Taken in Higginsville. (Caroline Sweeney/KCTV)
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A duck boat capsized and sank during a severe thunderstorm at Table Rock Lake near Branson, killing 17 people, some of them children, authorities said.

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Benefit organized for 2 Henderson Co. deputies' sick children

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"In this family no one fights alone, and it doesn't matter which badge you're wearing, or which uniform you're wearing," 

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Upstate nonprofit building school in Cambodia to honor life of Greenville teen killed in car accident Video included

First Maggie's School in Kenya (Source: Maggie's School) First Maggie's School in Kenya (Source: Maggie's School)
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An Upstate non-profit continues honoring the life of Maggie McLeod, the 19-year-old died in a car accident in Greenville back in 2005. Years later her memory sparked an idea that would change hundreds of lives. (7/20/18)

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SC dentist has ladies flocking for teeth cleanings after 'In My Fillings' challenge Video included

A South Carolina dentist has officially won the Drake-inspired  "In My Feelings" challenge and the ladies of the internet are letting it be known that they must go to the dentist immediately. (Source: Constantine Dental/Facebook) A South Carolina dentist has officially won the Drake-inspired  "In My Feelings" challenge and the ladies of the internet are letting it be known that they must go to the dentist immediately. (Source: Constantine Dental/Facebook)
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A South Carolina dentist has officially won the Drake-inspired  "In My Feelings" challenge and the ladies of the internet are letting it be known that they must go to the dentist immediately.  

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Anderson County: West Nile Virus confirmed, response plan activated

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An Upstate county is fighting West Nile Virus after a bird tested positive for it. Anderson County Sheriff's Office Emergency Management Division activated the response after the testing confirmed the virus was in the bird, which was located near Broadway Lake. While there are no confirmed human cases, the EMD began aerial spraying and placing larvacide briquettes in the area to begin mitigating the virus. The pesticide used in spraying does not pose a health risk to human or anima...

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Asheville Police: One dead, one injured after motorcycle accident on I-240

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The Asheville Police Department said one person has died and another was injured after an motorcycle accident on Friday. 

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Coroner identifies man found in Pacolet River

Pacolet River. (7/10/17 FOX Carolina) Pacolet River. (7/10/17 FOX Carolina)
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The Spartanburg County Sheriff's Office and local fire departments responded to a call Wednesday morning where a vehicle was discovered along with other evidence of a missing person. 

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Charlotte to host 2020 RNC after committee votes unanimously Video included

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On Friday, the Republican National Committee will take a formal vote to approve Charlotte as the host city for the 2020 republican national convention. 

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Upstate veterans association surprises fellow vet in hospice with motorcycle rev up Video included

Joyce Tebault helped organize a surprise motorcycle rev up for her friend in hospice (Source: Tebault). Joyce Tebault helped organize a surprise motorcycle rev up for her friend in hospice (Source: Tebault).
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On July 17, 68-year-old Vietnam veteran and motorcycle lover, Jerry Palmer, got the surprise of a lifetime. 

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Trainer jets spotted at GSP

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Several training jets were spotted at the Greenville-Spartanburg Airport earlier today.  

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Union police: missing teen found safe

William Stokes was last seen on July 19. (Photo: Union Public Safety/ July 20, 2018) William Stokes was last seen on July 19. (Photo: Union Public Safety/ July 20, 2018)
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Union Public Safety is asking for residents' help in finding a missing teen.

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Anderson PD: Man disguises self Walmart employee, walks out with flat screen TV

Anderson police say this man is a Walmart employee imposter who stole a flat screen TV. (Photo: Anderson PD/ July 20, 2018) Anderson police say this man is a Walmart employee imposter who stole a flat screen TV. (Photo: Anderson PD/ July 20, 2018)
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Anderson police are looking for a man who they say disguised himself as a Walmart employee and got away with a flat screen TV.

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SCAG: Anderson Co. man arrested on 25 child porn charges

Chauncey Bradley. (Source: Anderson Co. Detention Center). Chauncey Bradley. (Source: Anderson Co. Detention Center).
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South Carolina Attorney General Alan Wilson announced the arrested on an Anderson County man on multiple child pornography charges.

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17 killed, including 9 members from one family, in Missouri duck boat sinking

Several people are dead after a tourist boat overturned and sank in a lake near Branson, Missouri, during a thunderstorm. (Courtesy of Tony Burkhart via CNN) Several people are dead after a tourist boat overturned and sank in a lake near Branson, Missouri, during a thunderstorm. (Courtesy of Tony Burkhart via CNN)
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Seventeen people, including children, died Friday after a duck boat carrying tourists capsized and sank in a lake during a thunderstorm in Branson, Missouri.

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Police: Car crashes into restaurant in Greenville

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Greenville police are investigating after a car crashed into a restaurant Friday afternoon, according to a spokesman for the department.

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Coroner investigating suspected electrocution of HVAC tech in Spartanburg Co.

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The Spartanburg County Coroner's Office said it is currently investigating a work-related death. 

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Officials want to warn you about a new lottery scam

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The N.C. Education Lottery wants to warn players about a recent lotto scam involving scratch-off tickets altered to appear like winning tickets.  

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Solicitor: Convicted murderer asked for copies of victim's autopsy photo to hang on his wall

Demorris Andrews (Source: GPD) Demorris Andrews (Source: GPD)
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A man indicted in a 2016 shooting has been found guilty on all charges according to Greenwood police.

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The first West Nile Virus death for 2018 has been reported in North Carolina

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North Carolina DHHS is cautioning residents and visitors after the first death this year related to West Nile Virus was reported.

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North Dean Street in Spartanburg will be closed week of July 23

Road construction. (File/FOX Carolina) Road construction. (File/FOX Carolina)
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Next week, weather permitting, Spartanburg Water crews will make repairs to a water line on part of North Dean Street.  

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Greenville's first completely dog-friendly bar is about to open!

(Source: Unleashed Dog Bar) (Source: Unleashed Dog Bar)
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Looking for a place to hang out with your dog while you enjoy a beer in Greenville? There’s a new bar offering some “unleashed” fun. 

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One hospitalized after domestic quarrel ends in pellet gun shooting

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Anderson County deputies are investigating a shooting involving a pellet gun that sent one person to the hospital Friday morning. 

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Clemson raising tuition rates for upcoming school year

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Clemson University students will pay higher tuition during the upcoming school year after the Board of Trustees approved a tuition hike, according to The State newspaper. 

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North Greenville University renames road leading into Brashier Campus in Greer

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Today at the North Greenville University's Greer campus, the university announced that they were renaming Ryans Corp Drive to Walter Brashier Way.   

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More than half-a-billion bucks on the line in Powerball, Mega Millions jackpots this weekend

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More than half a billion bucks is on the line for South Carolina Education Lottery players this weekend. 

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Brevard Police issue Silver alert for endangered elderly man

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Brevard Police are looking for 81 year old Harold Eugene Holcombe. He suffers from dementia or some other cognitive impairment, according to the alert issued by Police. 

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Spotty rain through Friday ahead of weekend storms

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A mostly quiet end to the week gives way to an unsettled weekend with the chance for rain and storms.

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Mom gets 40 years for killing 2-year-old son who wet bed, gave her 'sideways look'

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A South Dakota woman accused of beating her toddler son to death after he wet his bed has reached a plea deal with prosecutors.

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Mac Arnold's Cornbread and Collard Greens Festival heads to Travelers Rest

Mac Arnold at Swap Rabbit Brewery (July 20, 2018) Mac Arnold at Swap Rabbit Brewery (July 20, 2018)
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Blues legend Mac Arnold will be taking the stage in Travelers Rest on Saturday for the 12th annual Cornbread and Collard Greens Festival to benefit the I Can Do Anything Foundation’s Music in the Schools Program.

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Family, community to hold vigil for Greenwood father of four killed in shooting

Quatavaious Freeman. (Source: Family). Quatavaious Freeman. (Source: Family).
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The family of a Greenwood man is seeking answers after he was shot to death on Sunday.

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Second arrest made in hit-and-run injuring road worker on Augusta Road

Danzaler Lakisha Mills (Source: GPD) Danzaler Lakisha Mills (Source: GPD)
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The Greenville Police Department said a suspect is charged after a hit-and-run injuring a paving crew worker in June.

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Secret Service: Counterfeit money slowly rising as technology improves Video included

Counterfeit money reports (FOX Carolina) Counterfeit money reports (FOX Carolina)
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Secret Service collects all counterfeit bills. Just last week in the Upstate, more  than $11,000 worth of fake money was seized. There are piles and piles hundreds of bills deep just from the month of July. 

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Anderson Police ask for public's help in arson investigations

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The Anderson Police Department is asking for the public's help in two recent arson cases.  

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Police identify gunman killed in officer-involved shooting at CVS in Fletcher Video included

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Police officers confirmed there was an officer-involved shooting at a CVS store in Fletcher on Wednesday.

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FDA debates re-defining the term milk Video included

FDA debates re-defining the term milk. (FOX Carolina/ July 19, 2018) FDA debates re-defining the term milk. (FOX Carolina/ July 19, 2018)
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Tom Trantham says there are few things that are still good and pure. "Milk and honey are the two most perfect foods on Earth if you don't mess with them," Trantham said. 

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Sheriff says dozens charged in 'Operation The Heat is On' drug roundup Video included

Left to right: James Abee, Tonya Alverson, Brandon Anders (Source: SCSO) Left to right: James Abee, Tonya Alverson, Brandon Anders (Source: SCSO)
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On Thursday, Spartanburg County Sheriff Chuck Wright announced the arrests of dozens of suspects in a six-month narcotics investigation called "Operation The Heat is On."

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Deputies: 3 arrested for organized retail theft in Anderson Co. Video included

Fowler (left), Peggy O'Leary (middle), William O'Leary (right). (Source: ACSO). Fowler (left), Peggy O'Leary (middle), William O'Leary (right). (Source: ACSO).
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The Anderson County Sheriff's Office said three people were arrested for organized retail theft.  

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SLED: Chief, wife embezzled thousands from Upstate volunteer fire department

Joseph Reynolds and Gina Reynolds (Source: Cherokee Co. Detention) Joseph Reynolds and Gina Reynolds (Source: Cherokee Co. Detention)
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The South Carolina Law Enforcement Division said a couple who worked for an Upstate volunteer fire department is charged after embezzling thousands of dollars worth of public funds.

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The South Carolina Peach Festival kicked off in Gaffney on Thursday with a dessert contest.

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Carnival workers arrested in deaths of Kansas fair vendors

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Authorities have arrested three carnival workers in the deaths of two vendors who disappeared from a fair in Kansas and were found in a shallow grave in an Arkansas forest. More>>

Warrants: Spartanburg Co. deputy pointed gun at, choked child

Gary Samuel Watson Jr. (Source: Spartanburg Co. Detention) Gary Samuel Watson Jr. (Source: Spartanburg Co. Detention)
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The South Carolina Law Enforcement Division said a Spartanburg County deputy has been arrested in connection with a domestic violence incident.

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Deputies: Child porn, meth lab and psychedelic mushrooms found in Upstate home

William Leopard (Source: LCSO) William Leopard (Source: LCSO)
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The Laurens County Sheriff's Office said a suspect is in custody after a search warrant revealed illegal drugs and child pornography.

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Deputies: Chase in Spartanburg Co. led to deadly crash on Highway 221

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The Spartanburg County coroner said an Inman man was killed when a car he was riding in collided with a tractor trailer during a chase on Wednesday night.

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    SC dentist has ladies flocking for teeth cleanings after 'In My Fillings' challenge

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    A South Carolina dentist has officially won the Drake-inspired  "In My Feelings" challenge and the ladies of the internet are letting it be known that they must go to the dentist immediately. (Source: Constantine Dental/Facebook)A South Carolina dentist has officially won the Drake-inspired  "In My Feelings" challenge and the ladies of the internet are letting it be known that they must go to the dentist immediately. (Source: Constantine Dental/Facebook)
    A South Carolina dentist has officially won the Drake-inspired  "In My Feelings" challenge and the ladies of the internet are letting it be known that they must go to the dentist immediately. (Source: Constantine Dental/Facebook)A South Carolina dentist has officially won the Drake-inspired  "In My Feelings" challenge and the ladies of the internet are letting it be known that they must go to the dentist immediately. (Source: Constantine Dental/Facebook)

    A South Carolina dentist has officially won the Drake-inspired  "In My Feelings" challenge and the ladies of the internet are letting it be known that they must go to the dentist immediately.  

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    A South Carolina dentist has officially won the Drake-inspired  "In My Feelings" challenge and the ladies of the internet are letting it be known that they must go to the dentist immediately.  

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  • Woman, 22, struck by lightning at country music festival

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    A 22-year-old woman is in serious condition after she was struck by lightning overnight Thursday at the Country Thunder Music Festival in Twin Lakes, Wisconsin.

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