[7-11Victim]

[ANCHOR=Kimberly]

[NEWSCAST=AM Cutins]
[WRITER=jda]
[TAPE#=00-39 TC22:46]
[GRAPHIC=Cafe Shooting]


Two of the those injured in Friday night's shooting at the Back Street Cafe remain in the hospital this morning.

Iris P. Webb is in critical condition at Carilion Roanoke Memorial.
John W. Collins is in stable condition.
Kathy Caldwell is one of four others now recovering at home.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


Caldwell has a bullet wound in her right shoulder, and the damage to her right hand will likely require surgery.


She feels fortunate to be alive, but says she remains stunned by what she saw Friday night.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Danny laying]

((DANNY LAYING IN FRONT OF ME DYING. AND THERE WAS NOTHING I COULD DO. EVEN THOUGH I DIDN'T KNOW HIM. I DON'T WANT TO SEE ANYBODY DIE.))
[SUPER=01-Kathy Caldwell/Shooting Victim]
[RUNS=:15]
[OUT Q=see anybody die.]
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[VO-NAT]


Caldwell says she hopes to attend Danny Overstreet's funeral on Wednesday.
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[7-11Gay]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=AM Cutins]
[WRITER=khu]
[TAPE#=00-30 TC1:53:21]
[GRAPHIC=Ronald Gay]


The suspect in the Backstreet shootings was arraigned yesterday.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


Ronald Edward Gay is being held without bond.
So far he's charged only with first- degree murder in the death of Danny Lee Overstreet.
Though the prosecutor could argue Gay TRIED to kill the six others, Gay will NOT be charged with attempted murder.
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[SOT1:16:15]
[IN Q=In Virginia, attempted]

((IN VIRGINIA, ATTEMPTED MURDER ONLY CARRIES A 10-YEAR PENALTY, SO MURDER AND AGGRAVATED MALICIOUS WOUNDING ARE MUCH BETTER CHARGES TO BRING IN THIS SITUATION.))
[SUPER=01-Donald Caldwell/Commonwealth's Attorney]
[RUNS=11]
[OUT Q=in this situation.]
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[V/O-NAT]
Though Gay reportedly said he was going to "waste some faggots" shortly before he opened fire, the suspect's brother says he doesn't believe Ronald hated homosexuals. BILL Gay says Ronald just hated the family name.
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[ANCHOR=Kim]
[SS=none]


Roanoke police say searches of Ronald Gay's motel room did not turn up any anti- gay literature, nor have they found any links with anti-gay groups.

[7-11Overstreet-CWA]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=AM Cutins]
[WRITER=jmi]
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[GRAPHIC=Cafe Shooting]


The shooting hit home for the Communications Workers of America.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/August 15]


Danny Overstreet was a Verizon Communications worker. He's on the picket line in this video taken just last month during the recent C-W-A strike.
On the eve of his death, the union sent a letter to congress asking them to pass a federal hate crimes statute.
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[7-11Hollins-Vigil]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=AM Cutins]
[WRITER=mce]
[TAPE#=00-42 TC16:19]
[GRAPHIC=Cafe Shooting]


Some Hollins University students held a vigil last night in protest of the Backstreet Cafe shooting.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.]

Dozens of students stood in the rain last night to attend the candlelight services, sponsored by an on-campus organization called "Harmony." The group advocates a society free of negative stereotypes. Organizers say the vigil also addressed problems of homophobia on the campus of the all-female school.
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[7WEATHER]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=AM Cutins]
[WRITER=kmc]
[TAPE#none]
[GRAPHIC=none]


Time now to check your Tuesday forecast...
Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain...highs this afternoon near 60.

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[ESS C] (EXTENDED)[45-11Senate-Race]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=AM Cutins]
[WRITER=equ]
[TAPE#=00-40 TC08:14]
[GRAPHIC=Campaign 2000]

Democrat Chuck Robb is going on the offensive in the U-S Senate race.
Sunday night, it was on abortion.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=203-Tyson's Corner;]


Yesterday, before the Fairfax Chamber of Commerce, Robb picked apart George Allen's tax credit for education expenses.
Allen now admits it won't help low income parents.
But it's the first bill Allen says he'd introduce in Washington.
Robb could not think of one in a recent interview.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=In my view]
[sot tape TWO 13:42:06 ]

((GEORGE ALLEN: IN MY VIEW, A SENATE SEAT'S A TERRIBLE THING TO WASTE. AND YOU OUGHT TO HAVE SOMEBODY WHO WANTS TO GO UP THERE WITH A PASSION, PROVIDE LEADERSHIP, AND ACTUALLY BE ABLE TO ACCOMPLISH SOMETHING FOR THE PEOPLE OF OUR COMMONWEALTH AND AMERICA.))
[sot tape TWO 13:46:16]

((SEN. CHUCK ROBB: IF YOUR FIRST BILL IS GONNA BE A BAD BILL, I'M NOT SURE I'D MAKE SUCH A BIG DEAL OF SUGGESTING THAT'S WHERE YOU'RE GONNA HEAD.))
[SUPER=201-George Allen/(R) U. S. Senate Candidate; : ]
[SUPER=201-Chuck Robb/(D) U. S. Senate Candidate; :13]
[RUNS=:20]
[OUT Q=gonna head.]
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[VO-NAT]


The candidates won't debate on T-V again for another month.
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[45-11Chapman]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=AM Cutins]
[WRITER=mjo]
[TAPE#=00-26 TC1:53:19]
[GRAPHIC=Legal scales]

A Radford man who plotted to kill a judge was sentenced to 9 years in prison.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Radford;]


Derrick Chapman escaped a jury's 30 year sentence in April for conspiring to kill Circuit Judge Ray Grubbs.
But yesterday's lighter sentence is still a sore spot with Chapman's friends and family.
They crowded the courthouse, wearing T-shirts calling for equal justice.
Chapman's friend and co-conspirator, Christopher DeMoranville (Dee-more-AN-ville), got 3 years' probation after cooperating with police.
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[SOT 1:06:01 - :20]
[IN Q=I don't think]

((CALVIN CHAPMAN/CHAPMAN'S FATHER: I DON'T THINK IT'S FAIR BUT IT'S THE BEST DEAL WE COULD GET. CONSIDERING 30 YEARS TO 10 YEARS, IT'S A BIG DIFFERENCE. BUT I DON'T THINK IT'S FAIR BECAUSE CHRIS WAS IN ON THIS THING AND HE DIDN'T SERVE A DAY. ))
[SUPER=01-Calvin Chapman/Chapman's Father;]
[RUNS=:18]
[OUT Q=didn't serve a day.]
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[VO-NAT]


Prosecutors say DeMoranville got a plea deal because he came forward and stopped the hit from taking place.
Chapman's attorney says he'll appeal.
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[45-11Microwave-Baby]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=AM Cutins]
[WRITER=tte]
[TAPE#=00-33 TC55:07]
[GRAPHIC=Legal Scales]


A 20-year-old woman in New Kent County accused of killing her son in a microwave has reached a plea agreement with prosecutors.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-New Kent Co./File Tape]

Elizabeth Otte (OAT-ee) is NOT admitting guilt, but says there's enough evidence to find her guilty of involuntary manslaughter. Under the plea agreement, she faces at most ten years in prison. Otte's lawyers indicated earlier they had planned to use an insanity defense for the microwave killing.
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[45WEATHER]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=AM Cutins]
[WRITER=kmc]
[TAPE#none]
[GRAPHIC=none]


Taking a break from the news now to check the forecast..
Not quite as wet as yesterday, but bring along the umbrella just in case.
Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain...highs around 60.


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[ESS C] (EXTENDED)[8-11Victim]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=AM Cutins]
[WRITER=jda]
[TAPE#=00-39 TC22:46]
[GRAPHIC=Cafe Shooting]


Two victims in the Back Street Cafe shooting are still in the hospital this morning.
Iris P. Webb is in critical condition at Carilion Roanoke Memorial.
John W. Collins is in stable condition.
Kathy Caldwell is one of four others now recovering at home.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


Caldwell has a bullet wound in her right shoulder, and the damage to her right hand will likely require surgery.


She feels fortunate to be alive, but says she remains stunned by what she saw Friday night.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=Danny laying]

((DANNY LAYING IN FRONT OF ME DYING. AND THERE WAS NOTHING I COULD DO. EVEN THOUGH I DIDN'T KNOW HIM. I DON'T WANT TO SEE ANYBODY DIE.))
[SUPER=01-Kathy Caldwell/Shooting Victim]
[RUNS=:15]
[OUT Q=see anybody die.]
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[VO-NAT]


Caldwell says she hopes to attend Danny Overstreet's funeral on Wednesday.
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[8-11Gay]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=AM Cutins]
[WRITER=khu]
[TAPE#=00-30 TC1:53:21]
[GRAPHIC=Ronald Gay]


Meanwhile, the man accused in the fatal shooting had his day in court.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


Ronald Edward Gay is being held without bond.
So far he's charged only with first- degree murder in the death of Danny Lee Overstreet.
Though the prosecutor could argue Gay TRIED to kill the six others, Gay will NOT be charged with attempted murder.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT1:16:15]
[IN Q=In Virginia, attempted]

((IN VIRGINIA, ATTEMPTED MURDER ONLY CARRIES A 10-YEAR PENALTY, SO MURDER AND AGGRAVATED MALICIOUS WOUNDING ARE MUCH BETTER CHARGES TO BRING IN THIS SITUATION.))
[SUPER=01-Donald Caldwell/Commonwealth's Attorney]
[RUNS=11]
[OUT Q=in this situation.]
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[V/O-NAT]
Though Gay reportedly said he was going to "waste some faggots" shortly before he opened fire, the suspect's brother says he doesn't believe Ronald hated homosexuals. BILL Gay says Ronald just hated the family name.
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[ANCHOR=Kim]
[SS=none]


Roanoke police say searches of Ronald Gay's motel room did not turn up any anti- gay literature, nor have they found any links with anti-gay groups.

[8-11Senate-Race]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=AM Cutins]
[WRITER=equ]
[TAPE#=00-40 TC08:14]
[GRAPHIC=Campaign 2000]


Democrat Chuck Robb has come out swinging in his effort to keep his senate seat.
Sunday night, he focused on abortion.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=203-Tyson's Corner;]


Yesterday, before the Fairfax Chamber of Commerce, Robb picked apart George Allen's tax credit for education expenses.
Allen now admits it won't help low income parents.
But it's the first bill Allen says he'd introduce in Washington.
Robb could not think of one in a recent interview.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=In my view]
[sot tape TWO 13:42:06 ]

((GEORGE ALLEN: IN MY VIEW, A SENATE SEAT'S A TERRIBLE THING TO WASTE. AND YOU OUGHT TO HAVE SOMEBODY WHO WANTS TO GO UP THERE WITH A PASSION, PROVIDE LEADERSHIP, AND ACTUALLY BE ABLE TO ACCOMPLISH SOMETHING FOR THE PEOPLE OF OUR COMMONWEALTH AND AMERICA.))
[sot tape TWO 13:46:16]

((SEN. CHUCK ROBB: IF YOUR FIRST BILL IS GONNA BE A BAD BILL, I'M NOT SURE I'D MAKE SUCH A BIG DEAL OF SUGGESTING THAT'S WHERE YOU'RE GONNA HEAD.))
[SUPER=201-George Allen/(R) U. S. Senate Candidate; : ]
[SUPER=201-Chuck Robb/(D) U. S. Senate Candidate; :13]
[RUNS=:20]
[OUT Q=gonna head.]
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[VO-NAT]


The candidates won't debate on T-V again for another month.
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[8WEATHER]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=AM Cutins]
[WRITER=kmc]
[TAPE#none]
[GRAPHIC=none]


Let's shift gears once more and check the forecast..
Mostly cloudy, a chance of rain, and cool highs today around 60..

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