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Customer at Hilton Head McDonald’s says he found marijuana in order of sweet tea

Customer now believes ‘extra lemon’ was code for marijuana


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COLDER NEXT WEEK COME WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY MORNING. GEOFF: ALL RIGHT, DALE, THANK YOU. WE ARE FOLLOWING BREAKING NEWS. A MAN IS IN CUSTODY AFTER AN INCIDENT WITH HIS TEENAGE SON. AMANDA: THIS HAPPENED OVERNIGHT AFTER A STANDOFF. WYFF NEWS 4’S RENEE WUNDERLICH IS LIVE AT THE SCENE. RENEE? RENEE: I AM HERE ON SPROUSE FARM WAY. BEHIND ME, YOU CAN SEE A HOME WHERE EARLIER THIS MORNING, S.W.A.T. TEAM AND SHERIFF’S DEPUTIES TO DEMAND BETWEEN 3:00 A.M. AND 4:00 A.M. TODAY. GREENVILLE COUNTY DEPUTIES SAY THEY FOUND HIS 13-YEAR-OLD SON THIS MORNING SAFE. IT IS NOT CLEAR WHERE THEY FOUND THE BOY. THE FATHER, WE ARE TOLD, BARRICADED HIMSELF INSIDE HIS HOME WHEN S.W.A.T. WAS CALLED. HE IS NOW IN CUSTODY. THERE WAS AN INCIDENT SOMETIME LAST NIGHT, WE ARE TOLD, FROM OFFICERS AROUND 11:20, THE FATHER KICKED THE BOY OUT OF THE HOME AND THE FIRE THE SHOT INTO THE AIR. JUST A FEW MOMENTS AGO, I WAS SPEAKING WITH A NEIGHBOR HERE, WHO IS GRATEFUL TO BE SAFE, AND WAS SAYING THAT THE GENTLEMAN HAS HAD INCIDENTS BEFORE BUT SEEMED TO BEGINNING BETTER. I AM WORKING TO LEARN MORE ABOUT WHAT HAPPENED IN JUST TO BRING MORE TO DETAILS TO YOU. WE WILL HAVE MORE UPDATES FOR YOU LATER TODAY. IN FOUNTAIN INN RENEE , WUNDERLICH, WYFF NEWS 4. GEOFF: ALL RIGHT, RENEE, THANK YOU. FIJI JUST HAD A 6.5-MAGNITUDE EARTHQUAKE. FIJI IS IN THE SOUTH PACIFIC. WE ARE WAITING FOR DAMAGE REPORTS TO COMMENT. WE WILL UPDATE YOU AS WE GET MORE INFORMATION. AMANDA: TEMPERATURES ARE DROPPING — YOU HEARD DALE TALKING ABOUT A FREEZE WARNING — AND THAT MEANS PROMPTING A CODE PURPLE IN ASHEVILLE. IF YOU OR SOMEONE YOU KNOW NEEDS A SAFE PLACE TO STAY, THERE ARE A FEW HOMELESS SHELTERS OPEN. RIGHT NOW A SCAM IS TRICKING , SOME SENIOR CITIZENS OUT OF THEIR LIFE SAVINGS. AND POLICE SAY THEY ARE WORRIED THERE COULD BE MORE VICTIMS OUT THERE. GEOFF: WYFF NEWS 4’S PAIGE HOPKINS JOINS US LIVE FROM GREENVILLE WITH WHAT POLICE HAVE TO SAY ABOUT PROTECTING YOURSELF. PAIGE, THIS IS JUST AWFUL, ISN’T IT? PAIGE: IT IS. IT IS SAD. PEOPLE ARE BEING SCAMMED OUT OF THOUSANDS OF DOLLARS THAT COMES STRAIGHT OUT OF THEIR LIFE SAVINGS. THIS IS HAPPENING HERE IN THE GREENVILLE AREA OVER THE PHONE, SPECIFICALLY TARGETING SENIORS. POLICE ARE INVESTIGATING. THEY BELIEVE THEY COULD BE MORE — THERE COULD BE MORE VICTIMS THAT ARE JUST TOO EMBARRASSED TO COME FORWARD. MANY OF THESE SCAMS ARE HAPPENING OVER THE PHONE. FRAUDSTERS OFTEN TRICK THE SENIORS INTO BUYING GIFT CARDS AND PROMISE THEY WILL BE REIMBURSED. OF COURSE, THAT DOES NOT HAPPEN. SINCE 2014, TWO OF THE LARGEST SCAMS IN OUR AREA INCLUDE AN ELDERLY COUPLE, WHO LOST ABOUT $1 MILLION OVER A TWO-YEAR PERIOD, AND ANOTHER RETIREE WHO WAS CHEATED OUT OF NEARLY $500,000. EXPERTS ADVISE ASKING YOURSELF SEVEN QUESTIONS TO HELP SPOT A SCAM BE EXTREMELY VIGILANT WHEN YOU ARE BEING CONTACTED OVER THE PHONE OR VIA EMAILED. THERE ARE A NUMBER OF QUESTIONS TO ASK YOURSLF TO DETERMINE WHETHER SOMETHING IS SAFE OR NOT. SOME OF THOSE QUESTIONS ARE — WERE YOU CONTACTED OUT OF THE BLUE? WERE YOU ASKED TO SHARE PERSONAL DETAILS? WERE YOU PRESSURED TO RESPOND QUICKLY? IF IT WAS AN EMAILED ARE THERE , SPELLING OR GRAMMATICAL ERRORS? WERE YOU ASKED TO KEEP QUIET ABOUT IT? LASTLY, DOES IT FEEL FISHY? IF IT SOUNDS TOO GOOD TO BE TRUE, IT MOST LIKELY IS. POLICE WILL CONTINUE TO FOLLOW THIS INVESTIGATION. POLICE ARE ASKING ANY OTHER VICTIMS OF THESE PHONE SCANS TO COME FORWARD. LIVE IN GREENVILLE, PAIGE HOPKINS, WYFF NEWS 4. GEOFF: ALL RIGHT, PAIGE, THANK YOU. 6:50 NOW. NEW DETAILS ON THE IMPEACHMENT INQUIRY. AMANDA: WHITE HOUSE CHIEF OF STAFF MICK MULVANEY IS BEING SUBPOENAED TO APPEAR TODAY BEFORE THE HOUSE INTELLIGENCE COMMITTEE, BUT THE WHITE HOUSE DOES NOT WANT HIM TO COOPERATE. SEVERAL COMMITTEES SENT MULVANEY A LETTER, REQUESTING HE APPEAR FOR A CLOSED-DOOR DEPOSITION, AS PART OF THE DEMOCRATS’ IMPEACHMENT INQUIRY INTO TRUMP AND UKRAINE. WE WILL KEEP YOU POSTED. GEOFF: NEW IN COMMITMENT 2020 NEWS, A FORMER NEW YORK CITY MAYOR MIGHT RUN FOR PRESIDENT. EARLIER THIS YEAR, MICHAEL BLOOMBERG SAID HE WOULD NOT RUN. BUT NOW, HE IS EXPECTED TO FILE FOR THE DEMOCRATIC PRIMARY BALLOT IN ALABAMA. A SPOKESPERSON SAYS BLOOMBERG IS RETHINKING RUNNING, BECAUSE DOES NOT BELIEVE ANY OF THE CURRENT CANDIDATES ARE IN A POSITION TO BEAT PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP. AMANDA: HAPPENING TODAY, MORE DEMOCRATIC CANDIDATES ARE FILING FOR THE NEW HAMPSHIRE PRIMARY BALLOT. ANDREW YANG AND FORMER VICE PRESIDENT JOE BIDEN ARE SET TO FILE TODAY. PETE BUTTIGIEG WAS THE FIRST DEMOCRATIC CANDIDATE TO FILE. BERNIE SANDERS HAS ALSO ALREADY FILED. OTHER CANDIDATES HAVE UNTIL NEXT FRIDAY. NEW HAMPSHIRE HOLDS THE FIRST PRIMARY OF THE ELECTION SEASON. GEOFF: NEW DETAILS ON THE CASE OF A MISSING COLLEGE STUDENT IN ALABAMA. POLICE ARE FRANTICALLY SEARCHING FOR A SUSPECT. 19-YEAR-OLD COLLEGE STUDENT ANIAH BLANCHARD HAS BEEN MISSING FOR TWO WEEKS. SHE WAS LAST SEEN INSIDE AN AUBURN CONVENIENCE STORE ON OCTOBER 23. POLICE SAY 30-YEAR-OLD IBRAHEEM YAZEED WAS INSIDE THE SAME STORE AT THE SAME TIME AS BLANCHARD. WE WILL KEEP YOU UPDATED AS WE LEARN MORE. AMANDA: THERE IS A NEW MEMORIAL GARDEN, HONORING THE VICTIMS OF THE MASS SHOOTING IN THOUSAND OAKS, CALIFORNIA. ONE YEAR AGO, 12 PEOPLE DIED AT THE BORDERLINE BAR AND GRILL. NEARLY 130 PEOPLE WERE HURT IN THE ENSUING CHAOS. NOW, A HEALING GARDEN IS BEING DEDICATED WITH A MEMORIAL SERVICE. THE CITY’S MAYOR SAYS THE GARDEN WILL ALLOW LOVED ONES OF THE VICTIMS TO PROPERLY GRIEVE. AN ALARMING MEDICAL MISHAP IN OKLAHOMA. POLICE SAY 10 PEOPLE ARE RECOVERING, AFTER BEING GIVEN INSULIN INSTEAD OF THE FLU SHOT. OFFICERS RESPONDING TO A CALL ABOUT ONE UNRESPONSIVE PERSON ARRIVED TO FIND MORE VICTIMS. POLICE SAY THE SCENE WAS CHAOTIC, BECAUSE MOST OF THE PEOPLE HAVE INTELLECTUAL DISABILITIES. INVESTIGATORS SAY A PHARMACIST ACCIDENTALLY FILLED THE SYRINGES WITH INSULIN. THE GOOD NEWS IS, EVERYONE IS EXPECTED TO BE OK. GEOFF: A NEW REPORT IS RANKING THE BEST PLACES TO LIVE ON A $60,000 SALARY. THAT’S THE MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN THE U.S. THE TOP 10 CITIES ARE IN THE MIDWEST. GREENVILLE MADE THE TOP 25. THE CITY COMES IN AT NUMBER 17. THE AVERAGE WORK COMMUTE, 20 MINUTES. IN GREENVILLE, HOUSING COSTS IS 20.3% OF A $60,000 INCOME. AMANDA: VETERANS DAY IS IN A FEW DAYS, AND THERE ARE SEVERAL EVENTS HAPPENING. ONE OF THEM WILL BE AT FLUOR FIELD ON SUNDAY AFTERNOON. THE VETERANS UPSTATE SALUTE IS FREE AND WILL HAVE AERIAL FLYOVERS, PARATROOPERS, A SPECIAL MILITARY PROGRAM, FIREWORKS, AND A CONCERT. LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR PAMELA EVETTE WILL BE THERE. GEOFF: ALSO, THE ANDERSON FIRE DEPARTMENT IS HOSTING A PARADE ON SUNDAY. IT WILL BE AT 3:00 IN DOWNTOWN ANDERSON. THE PARADE WILL GO DOWN MAIN STREET, FROM GREENVILLE STREET TO RIVER STREET. AMANDA: IN SPORTS NEWS, TONIGHT’S GAME OF THE WEEK IS MAULDIN AT T.L. HANNA. WYFF NEWS 4’S JULIA MORISS WILL BE THERE, BRINGING YOU FULL COVERAGE OF THE GAME. AND WE ARE COVERING SEVE

Customer at Hilton Head McDonald’s says he found marijuana in order of sweet tea

Customer now believes ‘extra lemon’ was code for marijuana

(Video above: A look at your other morning headlines)A South Carolina man who went to McDonald’s for a sweet tea says he received a little extra herbal substance on the side.The Island Packet reports Parrish Brown went to a McDonald’s on Hilton Head Island and asked for a sweet tea with light ice and extra lemon.Brown now…

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