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Coming up on News 7--
A Roanoke attorney finds himself on the other side of the law.
He's accused of embezzling money.
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And an overnight drive-by shooting in Halifax leaves one man dead and another injured.
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More clouds will build in as the afternoon moves along...This could lead to a few scattered showers or thunderstorms...I'll have your forecast
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News 7 at noon, right after this break.


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A once prominent Roanoke attorney is sentenced for embezzlement.
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Evans Jessee faced two felony counts of embezzling funds from estates his clients trust him with. Jessee allegedly used the funds to pay off his own estates and debts in the early 90's.
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Kate Weidaw was in Roanoke Circuit Court this morning and joins us now with more.
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Charges were brought against Evans Jessee after five complaints were filed.
The defense argued that the once well-respected Roanoke lawyer is an alcoholic and had no recollection of embezzling thousands of dollars from his clients.
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The Commonwealth Attorney says Jessee became an alcoholic after taking the money .. and that's no excuse.
Over the last three years, Jessee has been in four different rehabilitation facilities.
He currently lives at the Mayfair Nursing Home where workers say he still drinks.
As a result he has not paid back any restitution to the clients he had stolen from.
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((BETTY JO ANTHONY/COMMONWEATH ATTORNEY: HE KITED MONEY FROM ONE ACCOUNT TO ANOTHER TO MAKE SURE THIS HOUSE OF CARDS DIDN'T FALL HE WASN'T A PERSON WHO DIDN'T KNOW HAT HE WAS DOING HE WAS A PERSON WHO KNEW EXACTLY WHAT HE WAS DOING HAVING THE POSITION OF TRUST WHO THOUGHT THEY HAD ENTRUSTED THEIR ESTATE.))
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((JACK KENNETT/DEFENSE ATTORNEY: MR. JESSEE HAD NO RECOLLECTION OF ANY OF THESE EVENTS AND THEY WERE ALL RESULTS OF ALCOHOLISM. MS. ANTHONY CAN PREACH ALL SHE WANTS TO ABOUT BUT WHAT SHE SAID IN HER DOCTORS REPORT.))
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Judge Dow Owens sentenced the 70 year old to ten years in prison for each felony count. But he suspended the sentence for 10 years on the condition that Jessee does NOT drink any alcohol.
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The defense said it was pleased with the judge's decision.

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One person is dead and another injured after a drive-by shooting in Halifax County early this morning. It happened in the Meadeville community around 1 o'clock. Police say the assailants fired more than 50 shots into the home. 22-year old Douglas Edward Witcher was killed by multiple gunshots. 20-year old Luther Powell was shot FOUR times - but his injuries do NOT appear life threatening. Police are investigating, but say they have no suspects or motive at this time.

We'll have more on this story tonight on News 7 at Five and Six.[Franklin-Murders]


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A Franklin County teenager is scheduled for arraignment tomorrow, on charges he fatally stabbed his mother and cousin over the weekend .. with a bayonet.
Police say he told them he just snapped. Now James Edward Gibson faces two counts of capital murder.
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The county Sheriff's office sealed off this home on Cooks Knob Road in the Waidsboro section of the county .. after they found two people stabbed to death inside.
Officials were led to the home when the 19 year old Gibson called police saying they were all gone and he was at home alone.
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((LT. EWELL HUNT: HE CALLED BACK LATER AND DETERMINED HE WANTED A NUMBER TO A MENTAL HEALTH AND AFTER FURTHER CONVERSATION IT WAS DETERMINED HE HAD HURT SOMEBODY OR POSSIBLY STABBED SOMEBODY IN HIS RESIDENCE.))
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When officers went inside the home they found Gibson's mother, 40 year old Annette Gibson and his cousin 30 year old George Patterson stabbed to death with a bayonet.
Gibson is in the Franklin County Jail, being evaluating by mental health professionals.
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A local factory is forced to close its doors .. but only until the power comes back.
A power outage led American of Martinsville to close its red level facilities production area today.
A company spokesman says the plant will reopen as soon as possible.

[Higher-Ed]


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Roanoke's Higher Education Center is attracting national attention.
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U-S Representative Bob Goodlatte will tour the Higher Ed Center this afternoon, along with other members of the House subcommittee that focuses on higher education.
Goodlatte will also hold a round-table discussion about the center, which his press secretary says may serve as a national model.
15 institutions, including Virginia Tech, Hollins and Radford have teamed up to bring high-tech education to the Roanoke Valley via the higher education center.
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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


Considering insanity. Still ahead, the latest on the mother charged with murdering her five children.
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And who holds the ticket? Somebody has one that's worth 140 million dollars. But first, let's get the odds on a lucky forecast from meteorologist Leo Hirsbrunner.

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[Winning-Ticket]


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Forget Las Vegas-- San Jose, California is now the luckiest city in the U-S.
A San Jose liquor store sold the winning ticket for the largest single- state lottery jackpot EVER.
Now everyone is waiting to see how and when the winner claims the big prize.
Sharon Chin has the story.
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The attorney representing the Houston woman charged with drowning her five children is considering an insanity defense.
Attorney George Parnham says Andrea Yates is suffering from "acute psychosis.''
Parnham says he's gathering background on Yates' mental health history before deciding which direction to take her defense.
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((GEORGE PARNHAM/YATES' ATTORNEY: THE INSANITY DEFENSE IF IT'S PURSUED IN THIS CASE HAS BEEN...TO SO MUCH RIDICULE IN THE PAST. AND I WANT TO MAKE CERTAIN THAT ALL OF THE EVIDENCE THAT WE DEVELOP WARRANTS IN GOOD FAITH SUCH A DEFENSE. ))
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Meanwhile, friends and neighbors of the Yates family continue mourning the children.
Funeral services for them are planned for Wednesday.
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Bedford County authorities report a serious boating accident on Smith Mountain Lake Saturday night.
Officials say the accident involved three boats that collided near the State Park on the Roanoke channel around 10 pm.
They report several injuries, one serious.

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Opponents of a new gas pipeline are celebrating.
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After more than year of fighting to stop Virginia Gas from building a NEW gas pipeline through southwest Virginia, residents say they won.
NUI Corporation, the new owner of Virginia Gas, has decided to build the pipeline along side an existing easement.

More than 30 people joined pipeline opponent Brent Riley at his home to celebrate yesterday.
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((BRENT RILEY: THEY DEVELOPED A SENSIBLE PLAN FOR WORKING TOGETHER THAT ENABLED US TO PROTECT THE BEAUTY OF OUR BLUE RIDGE MOUNTAINS.))
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Congressmen Bob Goodlatte was also there.
Residents say Goodlatte and his wife were instrumental in preventing the pipeline project from going through.
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((BOB GOODLATTE: IT SEEMED TO US THAT THERE WAS REASONABLE POSSIBILITY THAT THEY COULD COOPERATE WITH ANOTHER PIPELINE COMPANY THAT ALREADY HAD AN EASEMENT.))
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Residents are keeping in mind that NUI still has the right to build a new pipeline along the same route at any time.
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You know the saying: "The pen is mightier than the sword", and the Better Business Bureau has two new weapons in the fight against bad business practices.
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The first is this consumer guide booklet.
It lists all BBB members in Western Virginia.
That's valuable information for consumers, because each business listed must meet BBB standards before receiving membership.
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75 thousand copies of the consumer guide are being distributed through member businesses like Kroger.
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((JULIE WHEELER/BBB: IT IS A GREAT PROGRAM, AN OPPORTUNITY FOR OUR MEMBERS AND FOR OUR CUSTOMERS TO BE CONFIDENT IN THE BUYING DECISIONS THAT THEY ARE MAKING.))
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The BBB also adopted a new program that allows members to use the BBB logo under their OWN logo when advertising.
In order to use the logo or be listed in the consumer guide, businesses must agree ahead of time to resolve disputes with their customers.
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Fire and rain fall from the sky. Still ahead, recovering from a typhoon.
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And escaping the volcano. Airports are closed, and 35 thousand people flee their homes.
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A state of calamity is declared in the central Philippines--
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That after the (my-OHN) Mayon Volcano erupted yesterday in fountains of red lava.
About 35-thousand people have been evacuated from villages surrounding the volcano, which seems to have temporarily calmed.
Many residents took advantage of the lull to check on their homes, despite warnings the volcano could erupt again at any moment.
Meanwhile, airports are closed today due to lack of visibility and danger from flying ash and rocks.
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Meantime, portions of China are recovering from a powerful typhoon.
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The storm struck southern China Saturday night, killing more than 80 people.
Coming onto land, the typhoon knocked out power, uprooted trees, and destroyed homes.
Taiwan and Shanghai were also hit by the rainstorm.
The local governments issued relief and preventative measures. It is the second storm the region has seen this year.
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It's cleanup day for parts of the Shenandoah Valley, after a weekend of flash floods.
Two counties in the Harrisonburg area appear hardest-hit. Some areas reported up to nine inches of rain.
The damage includes torn fences, lost topsoil, ruined hay, and fields littered with gravel.

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[Stocks]


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On Wall Street, the Dow is DOWN 56 points. NASDAQ is UP less than a point.

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Competition at Wimbledon is underway, and a defending champ gets it started. The details are still ahead in sports.
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And later ... "locks of love." How a Brownie troop is helping people fighting cancer.
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The fortnight at Wimbledon is underway. In early action, defending champion Pete Sampras easily won his opening round match. On the women's side, 5th-seed Serena Williams coasted to an easy victory.
For the British, tennis at Wimbledon is one of the jewels in their royal crown.
More than anything, the Brits would love to see one of their own win the tournament.
But that may just be wishful thinking.
Kimberly Dozier reports.
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(( Two to one favorite Venus Williams modelling the dress she'll wear, when she goes for her second Wimbledon crown.

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"I shouldn't have to be worried wether I'm going to play well or not because I know what I'm doing, I understand the game and I know how to play."
Her main competition is comeback kid, Jennifer Capriati - who's wracked up wins at the Australian and French Opens this year.
But Williams is worried about...her sister, Serena.
"So really I just do my best to frustrate her, and that's all I can do because if she starts to play well who knows what's going to happen."
The British crowd's been camped out all weekend, hoping for a ticket, and a glimpse of a match, and of course, a taste of the traditional strawberries and cream. (BBC lunchtime TENTS, strawberry stand)
Most of all they're hoping hometown number one Tim Henman will win this year, breaking the long British drought of Wimbledon men's titles.
(Henman shot - BBC lunchtime).


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'He's gonna win it this year. Don't even bother coming, Pete. He's got it in the bag.'
But reigning champion Pete Sampras is back...going for his eighth win in nine years. And according to the bookmakers...the yanks as usual are the best bets on center court.
KD, CBS News, London

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Sergio Garcia takes a two streak lead into today's final round of the PGA Buick Classic.
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Heavy rains on Saturday forced the tournament to run into today.
Garcia shot a 5 under par 66 Sunday, highlighted with an eagle on the par four seventh hole. He begins at 201...12 under par.
Scott Hoch starts second at 10 under.
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On the Senior Tour, Larry Nelson is the FleetBoston Classic winner.
Nelson shot a 5 under par 67 to finish at 201, 15 under par for a three shot win.



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(CAR-ee) Karrie Webb, at age twenty-six, is the youngest golfer ever to win the L-PGA grand slam.
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Webb completed the slam yesterday, winning the McDonald Championship.
She finished with a final round 69, giving her a total of 270, 14 under par and a two shot win over Laura Diaz.
It's Webb's 5th win in the tour's last 8 majors.
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"NFL Twins" Ronde and Tiki Barber kick off a week- long football camp in the Roanoke Valley today.
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Last night, some members of the camp's organizing committee, along with some of the coaches and counselors who will be helping this week got together to go over the camp's game plan.
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The camp is completely full. The Barbers were expected to be on hand when things started this morning at nine.


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The Chicago White Sox won 8 to 2 over Baltimore in a fast paced game.
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Camden Yard was the site of the afternoon game.
Chicago's Jose Canseco hits this shot deep into centerfield, scoring Chris Singleton and the White Sox led 1 to nothing.
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The Orioles hit back- to- back homers in the third. But in the sixth, Royce Clayton hits a two- run double to left field and the White Sox win it 8 to 2.
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[Hair-Donation]


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Members of a Brownie troop in Indiana are showing their generosity by literally giving a part of themselves...

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Six girls are donating their hair for the non- profit program "Locks of Love".
The program takes donated hair that's 10- inches or longer and makes wigs for cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy.
"Locks of Love" started back in 19-97.
Even Brownies who have short hair are helping out-- they're contributing money.
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[Miss-Martinsville]


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Finally, Miss Virginia contestants are arriving at the Hotel Roanoke today ..
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and one contestant made a unique entrance.
Miss Martinsville Henry County was escorted by NASCAR great Jimmy Hensley.
They arrived in a Martinsville Speedway pace car.
Lauren Trollinger will begin her week-long stay at the Hotel Roanoke to prepare for the Miss Virginia pageant this weekend.
The pageant is Saturday at 9 P-M.
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((Tommorow on News 7 Mornin.))
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[Kim on camera] [Music under]
Summer has arrived and kids are probably looking for something to do. Julie Edelman of BestStuff-dot-com has some suggestions for indoor and outdoor fun. Join us
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Tomorrow for News 7 Mornin'. [Animation full]