Since 1998, more than 600 children have died from being left in cars. / A majority of them, were forgotten by their parent or caregiver, 29 % were unsupervised children playing in vehicles… and 18% were intentionally left in vehicles by adults. A 13 month old died Wednesday after beig lwft in the car in Florence county
the 2014 Atlantic hurricane season starts this weekend/,
brew in the zoo- is tonight at Greenville zoo/
announced last night – by visit Greenville sc Greenville now has a clothing line- #yeah that Greenville
Legacy Charter School is celebrating their first graduation class.. 100% of the graduates are attending college or the military. Board Chairman William Brown, says Every grad will receive a $4000 Legacy Charter Scholarship
Now, you can drink your beer and eat it, too. Craft brewers are putting their leftover grains to use – making bread, granola , cookies, and even pizza dough
forbes magazines most powerful woman is – german chancellor- angela merkel/ michelle obama was number 8 on the list
who should pay on a date- seven in 10 people surveyed …say it's unacceptable to expect a date to pay for everything…except on a first date- then it’s a mans job to pay
About 150 National Guard soldiers shipped oout of toccoa ga this morning…for a 9 month deployment to Afghanistan
Last nights storms brought heavy rain, high winds, lightening and hail to areas of the upstate…More of the same is expected today, with the possibility localized flooding
It's the first time … in more than 50 years that the Scripps National spelling Bee. Has ended in a tie…between a 13 and 14 year old /
The South Carolina House has resurrected an attempt to create a comprehensive research university in Charleston. A regulatory relief bill allows colleges to bypass multiple layers of state approvals for certain construction projects. The amended bill passed 82-13 and returns to the Senate.
Documents show that General Motors recalled some Pontiac G6 midsize cars to fix a faulty brake light system in 2009.., yet waited more than five years to call back over 2 million other cars with the same system./ The delayed recall left cars with potential safety problems on the road for years without GM warning drivers. GM says the problem caused 13 accidents and 2 injuries.
. The Los Angeles Clippers of the NBA could be sold for a record $2 billion to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer. Shelly Sterling says she's signed a binding contract for a sale that needs league approval. Her husband, Donald Sterling, has been banned for life for racist remarks that were made public. His lawyer insists he's not selling the team.
TRENDING VIDEO OF THE DAY: Chasing a storm equals getting struck by lighting on camera
A storm chaser named Scott Sheppard was filming a rainbow from his car window on Tuesday, when he got struck by LIGHTNING. It hit his arm, then down to the ground where it blew a hole in the road. You don't actually see the lightning bolt in the footage, you just hear it. Then he drops the camera, and you see pieces of the PAVEMENT shoot up into the air, along with a big plume of smoke. Scott's okay, by the way. He just has a sore arm. It did disable his car though, plus another car that was passing by.
The last day of school in Spartanburg County is tomoro!!-/ the june 2nd winter weather - make-up day …has been excused./ . Greenville County Schools, are out June 6.
southern methodist college advances at the junior world series.. they play Miami-Dade this afternoon/
instagram has turned into the unofficial wedding album of Kim Kardashian and Kanye West. / Married , this past weekend in Florence, Italy,…some of the first images of their ceremony are on Instagram and Twitter.
a video clip…of boy band…one direction.has been posted online ..by a British tabloid …that suggests two members …of the group lit up and smoked…an illegal substance/
the only non-luxury car to earn the highest safety rating in new tests --The 2014 Chevrolet Impala../ up there with BMW 5 series… and X5/, Mercedes- E-Class, Cadillac CTS, and Hyundai Genesis.among others
Maya Angelou.. Renowned poet, novelist and actress… died Wednesday at her North Carolina home . she was 86
It's the most expensive acquisition in Apple's 38-year history…the company is paying $3 Billion to buy Beats Electronics…the .headphone and streaming music company/cause ..itunes purchases are down.
SC lawmakers have passed a bill to grow the state’s craft brewery business ...and beer toruism... /Brewers can operate a restaurant onsite ...and sell other producers' beer and wine./ and production limits have been dropped
The mayor of Simpsonville … Perry Eichor …has been indicted for trying to influence a municipal judge / the 78-year-old is charged with obstruction, and misconduct. /.
SC lawmakers have passed a bill designed to grow South Carolina's craft brewery business ...and make the state a destination for beer lovers. /Brewers can operate a restaurant onsite ...and sell other producers' beer and wine./ and there are no more brewers' production limits
the Homeland Security Secretary will be questioned by lawmakers today- / ..it looks like the Obama administration... has released from prison ....roughly 36,000 people ....convicted of crimes.... who are also in the U.S. illegally./Members of Congress are pushing for answers
investigators searching for Malaysia Airlines.. Flight 370 ..have concluded that theyve been looking in the wrong place.../ .U.S. Navy's unmanned submersible has finished its final underwater mission ...in the southern Indian Ocean after scouring 330 square miles...with no luck/ an expanded search ...based on satellite data from the plane.., will probably begin in August.
China will loosen... its one-child policy to give more couples the opportunity to have two children. / An official with the National Health and Family Planning Commission says authorities have asked local officials to build more health-care facilities for women and children and add more maternity beds... making arrangements for an extra 2 million babies
TRENDING VIDEO OF THE DAY: 50 cent trhows like a girl....okay....WORSE!
50 Cent threw out the first pitch at a Mets game yesterday and the ball went about 20 feet left of home plate. In fact, it was so bad that it almost hit a cameraman who was taking photos from what you'd THINK would be a safe distance.
Several road construction projects are expected to begin today … in Anderson County on US 76 North of I-85 and along US 29 / and in Oconee County on SC 24 between 59 and 11
22 Elliot Rodger wrote that when his "life took a very dark turn" at 17, he began fantasizing about punishing "the popular kids for the crime of having a better life than me/ on Friday - He stabbed to death three people in his apartment, shot two women to death outside a sorority house and killed another man inside a deli with gunfire before killing himself near the campus of the University of California, Santa Barbara.
The man was ..naked, incoherent and badly burned – when he was found yesterday …on U.S. 25 ..and Taylor Road near Honea Path./ Witnesses said the man mentioned meeting people onn the internet and that he was set on fire and beaten/ he was airlifted to Augusta Burn Center . his name hasn’t been released.
Google (GOOG), Costco (COST) and Facebook (FB) top a new Glassdoor survey of companies with great salaries and benefits. The tech sector makes up almost half of the list, with 12 companies earning top marks for pay and benefits,/ Pharmaceutical and biotechnology make up the second-largest group with three representatives:/ Costco, at No. 2 on the list, is the only retailer to make the chart,
Junior Achievement of Upstate SC will hold its unique annual Golf Tournament on Friday, June 13th at The Preserve at Verdae. Golfers are pampered all day with specialty items at every hole. information: www.ja upstatesc.org
CEO pay is climbing higher and higher. An Associated Press/ pay study …finds that the head of a typical large public company earned a record $10.5 million …up about a million from 2012/ A chief executive now makes about 257 times the average worker's salary
Taste of the Upstate ..is with a Roaring 20’s theme is Sunday, June 1 from 6-9:30 p.m. at the Embassy Suites in Greenville to benefit loaves and fishes/
Police in Myrtle Beach are continuing to investgiate four separate shootings over the long holiday weekend in Myrtle Beach. Three people were killed and one wounded in one of the shootings Saturday night
A satellite engineer who has been intensively researching the calculations says much of the newly released 45 pages of raw satellite data the Malaysian government says it used to determine the flight path of a missing jetliner is just ``noise.'' Michael Exner says only ``two or three pages'' are important.
State lawmakers want to set aside $200,000 for a program to help Marines ...leaving the service in the Lowcountry... find jobs in the local economy. / The funding is proposed in a Senate spending plan for the coming fiscal year and Lowcountry officials say they welcome all efforts to keep veterans employed in that area.
Driving this holiday weekend, …the national average.. price …of a gallon of gasoline …. Around $3.64
Aloft at Simpsonville's Heritage Park. Starts today – 70 hot air balloons..carnival rides and concerts…Tonight – b93.7 presents - Hot Chelle Rae, and Timeflies- the blues traveler- Thompson square…and lionz of zion..among others perform/ details at aloft.org
Toyota is recalling vehicles for three separate safety problems.
the Sienna minivans. - 04 through 11 model years. /2014- the Highlander and Highlander hybrid SUV’s / and 2013 Lexus GS 350 sedans / problems ranging from faulty sensors to braking issues/
museums nationwide are offering free admission to military personnel and their families this summer, beginning on Memorial Day.
The childrens musem in Greenville is offering free admission to active and retired military- reduced admission.and membership specials..go to tcmupstate.org
New ``American Idol'' Caleb Johnson of Asheville - will perform The Star Spangled Banner'' at the National Memorial Day concert in Washington, DC this Sunday …
This is supposed to be the weekend Kanye West and Kim Kardashian get married./ in Florence, Italy tomorrow – its West's first marriage and the third trek down the aisle for Kardashian.
Michael Buble' knocked his own tooth out with a microphone.. during a concert last week in australia-- He still finished the show
a 30-year-old South Carolina BASE jumper …successfully parachuted into the Snake River canyon…But, Walter Wooton of York County ..still ..had to be rescued after the nearly 500 foot jump … because ..rescuers said..he was alledgedly too intoxicated to walk out of the canyon on his own.
Many local recreation departments..and residential communities…are opening of their water parks and pools – drivers are heading to the mopuntains or beach..and activities include; aloft- in siompsonville- Tand the he Plum Hollow Festival in Campobello
in rock hill - the dad accused the ice cream man of not giving his little girl the correct change..so dad smakcs the ice cream vendor with a fudge pop--dad and daughter's get-away car was white. no word on wether they eacaped with the fudge bar/
. Tennessee has brought back the electric chair. / the new law allows the state… to electrocute death row inmates in the event prisons are unable to obtain lethal injection drugs…. a European-led boycott has led to a shortage of those lethal drugs/
Girls soccer - the Cavaliers compete in their sixth-straight …state championship today against…. A North Charleston school at 3 p.m. at River Bluff High School.
If you've ever wanted to hear what MORGAN FREEMAN sounds like on HELIUM, today is your lucky day. He did a promo for the science show he narrates "Through the Wormhole" and talked about black holes after sucking on a helium balloon.