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12- years after a Southside woman's disappearance - her body is located - and tonight police want the public's help solving the mystery.
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And a gruesome discovery in a Texas home... as FIVE children are found dead. A live report just ahead.
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The hot day helps fire up some isolated thunderstorms and they will become more numerous over the next two days. Details coming up.

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And... in Health Check - officials say the water's fit to drink again in one community that's had to boil for a couple of weeks.
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And... a new arrival in one local hospital's maternity ward... It's name -- is high-speed Internet service.
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News 7 at 5 is next.

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((THESE HOMICIDE INVESTIGATORS WHO WERE HERE AT THIS HOUSE HAVE CHILDREN OF THEIR OWN AND IT'S A RATHER DISHEARTENING THING TO SEE UM AND IT WILL BE FOR SOME TIME I MEAN IT'S A TOUGH THING.))
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Five children dead in Houston.. a scene so gruesome it's shaken even the most seasoned police officers.
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Police say all five children drowned.. and they say the children's mother is responsible.
The children range in age from 6-months to 7-years-
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Terisa Estacio is covering this story and joins us live from Houston with more.
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(( POLICE SAY THIS MOTHER OF FIVE HAS ADMITTED TO KILLING ALL OF HER CHILDREN. OFFICERS ARRIVED AT THE HOME IN SOUTHEAST HOUSTON -- UNAWARE OF THE HORRORS THEY WERE ABOUT TO FIND INSIDE. THEY WERE RESPONDING TO A CALL FROM A WOMAN ... WHO HAD ASKED THEM TO CHECK ON HER CHILDREN. JOHN CANNON/POLICE SPOKESMAN: "Responding patrol officer came to the door and the woman who was still breathing rather heavily at that time said that I just killed my children. POLICE SAY THE CLEARLY DISTURBED WOMAN LED THE OFFICER TO A BACK BEDROOM. THAT'S WHERE HE FOUND FOUR CHILDREN ON A BED -- COVERED WITH A SHEET. ALL OF THEM WERE DEAD. ANOTHER OFFICER DISCOVERED A FIFTH CHILD ... DEAD IN A BATHTUB. JOHN CANNON/POLICE SPOKESMAN - "The officers were pretty distraught. The responding officer has got a couple of children of his own. The homicide investigators have children of their own ... and it is a rather disheartening thing to see." AUTHORITIES BELIEVE ALL FIVE CHILDREN WERE DROWNED. THEY RANGED IN AGE FROM 7-YEARS TO 6-MONTHS. THREE OF THEM RECENTLY ATTENDED A FRIENDS BIRTHDAY PARTY ... CAPTURED ON HOME VIDEO. NEIGHBORS SAY THE CHILDREN'S MOTHER HAD BEEN BATTLING DEPRESSION. NEIGHBOR: STANDUP: TO COME .. POLICE SAY FATHER WAS NOT HOME AT THE TIME OF THE DEATHS AND IS NOT A SUSPECT))
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Investigators are asking for the public's help in solving a 12-year-old Henry County murder case.
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The Sheriff's Department identified the body recovered from Philpott Lake Monday as 38- year-old Ether Adean Smith.
Her body was found sealed in a barrel with two gun shots to the head.
Investigators say they have a few leads but no concrete suspects.
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((CPT. KIMMY NESTER/HENRY CO. SHERIFF'S DEPT: WE NEED TO URGE THE PUBLIC IF YOU KNEW THE VICTIM IN ANYWAY, IF YOU WORKED WITH HER AT TULTEX, IF YOU ATTENDED COLLEGE WITH HER, PATRICK HENRY COMMUNITY COLLEGE, IF YOU WERE A NEIGHBOR ON RIVERMONT HEIGHTS, FRIEND, RELATIVE, WHATEVER, IF YOU GIVE US A CALL NOW WHATEVER YOU KNOW COULD BE EXTREMELY HELPFUL TO US NOW OR EVEN LATER IN OUR INVESTIGATION AS WE PUT PARTS OF A PUZZLE TOGETHER.))
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The Sheriff's Department plans to send in more dive teams next week to look for any evidence in the water. We'll have more on that tonight on News 7 at six.
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Roanoke Police are investigating two recent home invasions robberies that may be related.
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The most recent occurred early this morning in the 500 block of 15th street.
Residents told police that two men wearing masks and carrying guns kicked in the front door, and took a small amount of money.
On Sunday, a similar crime occurred in the 34- hundred block of Courtland Road, Northwest
In that case, the resident and his girlfriend were watching television when the door was kicked in. Three men entered the home, and one removed cash from the victim's pocket before striking him in the head.
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In both cases, police say the robbers used a handgun, and a long gun. They say they're making progress with the investigation.

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The F-B-I's purpose - is to solve crime - but all too often recently... the Bureau's found itself in the hot seat - explaining how some if its own are allegedly ending up on the wrong side of the law. Now - ANOTHER agent is under arrest - and Congress is asking for an investigation of the agency. Aleen Sirgany has the story from Washington.
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THE LATEST EMBARRASSMENT FOR THE FBI IS THIS MAN, JAMES HILL. THE SECURITY ANALYST AT THE AGENCY'S LAS VEGAS OFFICE ALLEGEDLY RECEIVED 25-THOUSAND DOLLARS FOR SELLING TOP SECRET INFORMATION TO THE MAFIA.. AND LAWYERS INVOLVED IN CRIMINAL PROBES.
THIS NEW BLACK EYE FOR THE BUREAU...FOLLOWS A SERIES OF EMBARRASSMENTS .. INCLUDING MISPLACED DOCUMENTS IN THE TIMOTHY MCVEIGH CASE AND THE ARREST OF AGENT ROBERT HANSEN, ACCUSED OF SPYING FOR RUSSIA.
THESE F-B-I PROBLEMS WERE ON THE FRONT BURNER OF A SENATE HEARING WEDNESDAY.

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"For a long time the fbi has been considered a crown jewel for law enforcement agencies. Unfortunately today it's lost a lot of its earlier luster."

(SOT)CHARLES SCHUMER/D-NYTC11:23:20-:33

Its high time for a comprehensive top to bottom look at the fbi.
SENATORS CHARLES SCHUMER AND ORIN HATCH ARE CALLING FOR AN INDEPENDENT PANEL OF EXPERTS TO EXAMINE THE AGENCY..
We have to treat the disease not just the symptoms that keep popping up and we have to do so before the public confidence erodes any further.

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This proposal is not designed to pour salt on old wounds. The commission is intended to be forward looking.

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ALL THIS SCRUTINY COMES THE AS F-B-I LOOKS FOR A NEW DIRECTOR. ROBERT MULLER, LONGTIME FEDERAL PROSECUTOR AND FORMER TOP JUSTICE DEPARTMENT OFFICIAL, IS SAID TO BE UNDER SERIOUS CONSIDERATION. DIRECTOR LOUIS FREEH IS EXPECTED TO RETIRE BY THE END OF THE WEEK.))
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What's on tap is safe... That's what officials are saying about the water in one community that's had to boil for weeks. Details ahead in Health Check. Plus...
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[VO] They didn't just put it at the bottom of a list... Consumer reports labels one S-U-V unacceptable... But the company refuses to "recall" its product. The story coming up.
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One leading Sport Utility Vehicle gets a failing grade-
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Consumer Reports gives the 2001 Mitsubishi Montero Limited a "not acceptable" rating saying it's likely to tip over during sharp turns at 37 miles an hour.
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((WADE ALLEN/TEST DRIVER: THE ONLY THING THAT PREVENTED IT FROM ROLLING OVER WAS THE SAFETY OUTRIGGERS.))
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Mitsubishi says testing done by Consumer Reports testing is flawed.
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((PIERRE GAGNON/MITSUBISHI MOTORS: THEY ARE BASED ON A WIDELY CRITICIZED UNREALISTIC MANEUVER THAT CAN BE USED TO FORCE THE VEHICLE TO TIP UP UNDER EXTREME CONDITIONS. THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT CONCLUDED THIS MANEUVER IS UNSCIENTIFIC.))
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Mitsubishi says its testing and other independent testing confirm the vehicle is safe.
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In Health Check - the water is safe once again in a Montgomery County community.
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A "boil water" order was lifted for the Prices Fork area shortly before three today. For some two-weeks about 267-customers had to boil water before using it to drink, cook or brush their teeth. Tests revealed raw well water contained fecal coliform bacteria. But the Public Service Authority says recent samples show NO bacteria. Tonight officials meet with residents to talk about finding a source of water OTHER than the current well system.
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More Health news tonight - A local hospital becomes one of the first in the nation to bring internet access to the patient's bedside.
Health Check Reporter Joy Sutton has details.
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(( They're the newest deliveries to the Maternity Ward at the Lewis Gale Medical Center -- wireless bedside computers with Internet access...
Giving parents like Sandra and Chris Cothran a chance to share information about their latest arrival with family members miles away.
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((SANDRA COTHRAN/PATIENT: OUR FAMILY LIVES IN ATLANTA SO IT WAS HARD NOT HAVING THEM HERE WITH US --SO WE'VE BEEN ABLE TO COMMUNICATE BACK AND FORTH AND WITHOUT HAVING TO MAKE MULTIPLE PHONE CALLS THROUGHOUT THE DAY AND BEING ABLE TO KEEP THEM UPDATED ON HER WHAT HER STATUS IS)) [RUNS12]
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The Goodpastures are also finding that Internet access can come in handy in a hospital room.
They've used it to make birth announcements for their son Grayson.
And for Richard it's been a source of entertainment --from checking his stock on e-trade --to watching a movie....


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((RICHARD GOODPASTURE:I NOTICED THAT IT HAD A DVD PLAYER ON IT SO I JUST WENT HOME AND GRABBED AND DVD AND WATCHED REMEMBER THE TITANS AND I GOT EARPHONES AND I PLUGGED THE EARPHONES IN AND SHE DIDN'T EVEN KNOW I WAS DOING ANYTHING)) [RUNS09]
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Lewis Gale Medical Center was chosen as a test site by HealthCite -- a company that builds wireless networks to try out the service.
This wireless system is 5 times faster than a cable modem. And the possibilities on-line are endless.
The system is even programmed to provide health information to patients.
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((PAULA MITCHELL/VP LEWIS GALE MED. CTR.:WE ACTUALLY HAVE IT SPECIFIC TO THEIR NEEDS ON LABOR AND DELIVERY, IT'S MATERNITY ISSUES, BABY'S FIRST DAY AT HOME.. THINGS LIKE THAT)) [RUNS10]
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((JOY SUTTON/REPORTING:FOR NOW THE MATERNITY WARD IS THE ONLY AREA WHERE INTERNET ACCESS IS AVAILABLE BUT THE END OF THE YEAR, LEWIS GALE MEDICAL CENTER HOPES TO EXPAND IT TO THE ENTIRE HOSPITAL... AT THE COST OF TEN DOLLARS A DAY)) [RUNS12]
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But by the time little Madeline Cothran gets ready to have her first child --she'll probably wonder how patients survived without in-room, high-speed Internet access.
Joy Sutton News 7, Salem.))


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A deputy sheriff's valiant attempt to save one suicidal woman's life...
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Much more is still ahead on News Seven at Five...
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[VO] including ... Campin' with Steve - at Camp Roanoke. Stick around.
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Prices fluctuate all day on Wall Street - ending on an upswing.
Alexis Christoforous has more in today's Marketwatch.
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Thank you Jean and good afternoon everybody and welcome to the mid week two minute ticker.
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Ricky Rudd is one of the hottest drivers on the Winston Cup circuit. He finished second two weeks ago in Michigan then he won the pole and the race at Pocono this past Sunday.
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Rudd and his team has competed well this season. And the latest boost in their momentum comes at a good time. The Winston Cup circuit makes a stop this weekend at Sears point for the Dodge Save Mart 350.
And Rudd is one of the top drivers on the road course.
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Rudd's victory last weekend has moved him into third place in the Winston Cup Points race behind leader Jeff Gordon and Dale Jarrett.


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The love of horses has made two Hollins students lifetime friends.
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Alison Thayer and Sarah West met when they were kids at a horse show in Richmond.
Now the two are rising sophomores at Hollins and members of the university's equestrian team.
Both are in Salem this week competing in the Roanoke Valley Horse Show.
Alison says these competitions are harder than they look.
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Alison and Sarah love to compete against each other, but the roommates say it never gets in the way of their friendship.
One reason is their common ground in loving horses.
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Coming up tonight at six, Steve Mason tells us how Ronde and Tiki Barber are going to help local high school football players get a leg up on the competition.
Jean will be back with more News 7 at Five after this.

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Cameras in police cruisers have captured many an incident on tape... But now - there's a first in Kansas.
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A deputy sheriff pulled over- to find a woman on a bridge - ready to commit suicide. But as she made a break to jump - Deputy Sheriff Robert Burkhead followed - he grabbed her shirt just in time - then was ALMOST pulled over with her. As Burkhead started to go over - he caught the concrete railing with his left hand - and held on - literally - for dear life.
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(("My whole idea was just to just hold on as tight and as long as I could. Right below where she jumped was a concrete support for the bridge and basically my arm acted just like a rope swinging her to deeper water between the pillars." ))
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The woman fell out of Burkhead's grasp and plunged 45-feet into the river below. ANOTHER police officer then ran down the riverbank - jumped in and saved her.
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No one was seriously injured during the suicide attempt. The woman survived her fall and is in the hospital for a psychiatric evaluation.




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Roughing it - in Roanoke County.... In today's Campin' with Steve - Steve Pardon's hanging out at Camp Roanoke.
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[TAKE WEB ADDRESS FS] If you want to learn more about Camp Roanoke - you can go to our home page at wdbj-7-dot com.
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