Today's Top 5: January 6, 2014

Today's Top 5

COLUMBIA (WACH) â?? Janet Parker brings you the Top 5 Things You Need to Know on Monday, January 6th:

Jobless claims down 2k- The Labor Departtment says that the number of people who filed claims decreased by 2000. The number of new claims submitted in the last month rose by 8500.

Plea hearing- A plea has been set for Maurice McCreary, who has been charged with 6 counts of murder for the unlawful killing of a police dog. McCreary with plead guilty at the Richland County Judicial Center. WACH Fox will be there.

RCSD New substation- A grand opening for the new Richland County Sheriff's Department Substation will be held tonight from 4-6pm.

Polar Vortex- Most of the U.S. is feeling frigid temperatures this morning, some temperatures likely to break decade long records. Wind chill warrnings are in place from Montatna to Alabama.

Braindead Ca. girl moved: Jahi McMath has been moved to an Oakland hospital in a private ambulance. McMath has been declared brain dead after an operation.