An elderly man will be indicted on murder charges after a shooting last night at his northwest Roanoke home leaves a 16- year- old dead.
And dozens of people hit the streets of downtown Roanoke to protest proposed cuts to inmate assistance programs.
Windy and cold all across the area and we're still seeing some snow showers in the mountains....I'll have your chilly forecast....
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Was there a history of animosity between an elderly Northwest Roanoke man and a group of teens on his property last night?
That's just one of the questions after one of the teenagers is shot to death.
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The Commonwealth's Attorney plans to seek a murder indictment against an elderly man accused of shooting to death a teenager last night.
Roanoke City Police say Hallis (HAL-iss) Jamison (JAME-is-son) was being harassed by a group of teenagers on his Hanover Avenue property shortly before 8 o'clock.
They say the 82-year old responded with gunfire.
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((SHELLY ALLEY/ROANOKE CITY POLICE: THEY APPARENTLY WERE, WHAT OUR PRELIMINARY INVESTIGATION SHOWS, BANGING AND BEATING ON SOME DOORS AND WINDOWS. ONE OF THE JUVENILES WAS AT THE FRONT DOOR AND HE FIRED ONE SHOT FROM A HUNTING RIFLE. THE SHOT WENT THROUGH THE DOOR AND STRUCK HER.))
[OUT Q=went through the door and struck her.]
16-year old Charlotte Brown was shot in the stomach.
The William Fleming ninth grader died after undergoing surgery at Roanoke Memorial Hospital.
The school is offering grief counseling to students who need it.
Jamison is currently charged with malicious wounding and is being held without bond at the Roanoke City Jail.
He'll be arraigned this afternoon.
The Commonwealth's Attorney plans to seek a murder indictment when the grand jury meets next week.
The proposed cut to inmate assistance programs drew plenty of criticism today.
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In Downtown Roanoke today, nearly thirty people protested the proposed cut in funding to Virginia Cares.
The Department of Criminal Justice Services has recommended eliminating the funding for pre-release and post-incarceration services, including Virginia Cares.
Virginia Cares helps ex-offenders pay for apartments, and find and keep jobs.
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((DANIEL LEWIS/VA CARES GRADUATE; IF 122 PRISONERS... THE PROGRAM PAYS FOR ITSELF))
((SANDRA BROOKS/WIFE OF VA CARES PARTICIPANT; MY HUSBAND IS AN EX-OFFENDER, AND I CAME INTO THE PROGRAM WITH HIM AS FAR AS HELPING HIM TO GAIN SOME FOOTING. DEALING WITH A FAMILY AND NOT HAVING THE MEANS AND FINANCES IS A VERY HARD THING TO HANDLE SO WHEN OUTSIDE HELP IS AVAILABLE, YOU TAKE IT.))
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[OUT Q=help is available, you take it.]
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Virginia Cares has helped nearly 40-thousand inmates re-enter their communities. About 3 out of 4 ex-offenders who enter the program do NOT go back to prison.
Extradition is becoming more likely for the main suspect in the kidnapping and murder of "Wall Street Journal" reporter Daniel Pearl.
Richard Roth reports.
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ROTH LIVE O/C PAKISTAN'S SENDING SIGNALS THAT IN PRINCIPLE IT WOULDN'T
OBJECT TO THE EXTRADITION OF SHEIK OMAR SAEED, BUT IF IT'S TO HAPPEN
TIMING WOULD BE A BIG ISSUE.
NARR: hooded and in chains when he was brought to court for a
preliminary hearing this week -- saeed's still being interrogated by
Karachi police. at the very least, authorities want to make more
progress in their investigation of the Pearl kindapping and murder; they
still haven't recovered a body or a murder weapon. They won't want to
give up Saeed unless they're confident they've gotten from him whatever
information they can.
And there's the possibility they may want to try him here, first.
Pakistani officials are only saying "legal requirements" must be met.
SOT RAJA QURESHI / CHIEF PROSECUTOR: I wouldn't be stating about the
extradition at this point of time since it's too premature to say so.
narr: but the stepped-up security today around the jail where saeed's
being held is a sign there's already concern about the implications of
an extradition. an anonymous phone caller warned of a rocket attack if
saeed's given up to the us-.
ROTH LIVE O/C: PART OF PAKISTAN'S DILEMMA IS A NEED TO SHOW IT CAN
DEAL ON IT'S OWN WITH TERRORISTS...AT THE SAME TIME IT'S DEMONSTRATING
COOPERATION WITH THE U-S.
The White House says plans are still being worked out for an American anti-terror campaign in the former Soviet republic of Georgia.
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But top Georgian officials have denied reports that the U-S is sending in troops.
Georgia's Defense Ministry said a delegation was arriving, but that it was NOT for training special forces.
The former Soviet republic has come under international scrutiny after the U-S said al-Qaida fighters have been hiding out there.
Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan says all signs indicate the recession is coming to an end.
Greenspan spoke to a congressional panel this morning.
He says the Fed expects a modest rebound-- with economic growth of between two-and-a-half and three- percent this year.
He says strong consumer spending has helped.
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Still to come on the newscast, efforts to annex a popular West Virginia resort are put on hold,
and a photographer catches some tense moments for a pilot as his jet goes down in South Korea.
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A jet fighter crashes in South Korea during a routine mission.
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Take a look at this video--
After realizing that the jet's engine was on fire, the pilot immediately ejected.
The jet-- a Korean version of the F-16-- plunged into a farm and exploded.
The pilot escaped without any serious injury.
Officials say the crash is the third of its kind since 1999.
Lynchburg's electoral board says it's correcting problems that led to charges of financial mis-management last year.
The board and the voter registrar's office were rocked by allegations that former board member Al Grant had racked up thousands of dollars in improper travel expenses.
The investigation into Grant's spending is on going.. but board members assured city council last night it won't happen again.
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((ARELIA LANGHORNE/LYNCHBURG ELECTORAL BOARD: WE ALSO HAVE CHECKS AND BALANCES IN REGARDS TO ANY REQUESTS FOR TRAVEL REIMBURSEMENTS WHICH HAD NOT BEEN PUT INTO EFFECT. AND WE TRUST THAT THE PROCEDURES THAT WE HAVE PUT INTO PLACE WILL RESTORE THE CONFIDENCE OF THE CITIZENRY.))
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[OUT Q=confidence of the citizenry.]
Langhorne says they've now separated the electoral board's budget from the registrar's budget, and both will be reviewed on a monthly basis.
The City Council of White Sulphur Springs has postponed a vote on annexing the Greenbrier resort.
The vote had been scheduled for next week.
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City Council and the mayor want to capture the nearly one and half million dollars in annual hotel-motel taxes from the posh resort.
The Greenbrier filed two lawsuits seeking to stop the vote.
Its attorneys argue that City Council violated the state's "open meetings law" when it voted February Eleventh to hold the annexation vote without proper public notice or debate.
They also contend West Virginia's annexation laws are unconstitutional.
The town's lawyers say The Greenbrier agreed not to pursue the lawsuits until council decides whether to reschedule the vote.
The stage is being polished and the red carpet being rolled out for the 44th annual Grammy Awards.
Chris Lawrence has a preview of tonight's festivities.
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[OUT Q=Lawrence, CBS News, Los Angeles.]
(NAT: OUTKAST: "SORRY MS. JACKSON")
"OUTKASTS" THESE TWO ARE NOT...
THE DUO WILL PERFORM THEIR CATCHY HIT "MS. JACKSON"-- AND THEN SIT BACK
AND WAIT TO HEAR IF THEY WILL GET THE NOD -- IN ANY OF THE FOUR
CATEGORIES THEY'VE BEEN NOMINATED.
(NAT: DESTINY'S CHILD AND ALEJANDRO SANZ)
IN FACT-- THERE WILL BE A LOT OF WAITING THIS YEAR... THE SHOW-- IS
ALMOST "OVER-CAST"-- WITH A RECORD 17-PERFORMANCES...
SO MANY STARS SAID 'YES'-- CBS EXPANDED THE SHOW IT TO 3 AND A HALF
(NAT: O BROTHER WHERE ART THOU? REHEARSAL)
...EVERYONE NOMINATED FOR A BEST ALBUM, SONG OR RECORD WILL HAVE A SLICE
OF PRIME TIME...
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...AND THERE ARE A FEW SURPRISES...LIKE PATTI LABELLE...WHO PUT THE SONG
"LADY MARMALADE" ON THE MAP A QUARTER OF A CENTURY AGO... SHE'LL
TAKE THE STAGE WITH THE CURRENT LADY MARMALADE GROUP: CHRISTINA
AGUILERA, PINK, LIL' KIM, MISSY ELLIOTT AND MYA.
SOT: PATTI LABELLE
It's a compliment when somebody does something that you've done-- so
there's nothing but love for the four girls.
..AND NOTHING BUT ELECTRICITY IN THE STAPLES CENTER..... (NAT: VIDEO)
WHERE INDIA.ARIE...IS LIKELY TO CATCH THE ATTENTION OF THE WORLD. HER
PEERS HAVE ALREADY RECOGNIZED HER-- WITH MULTIPLE NOMINATIONS INCLUDING
BEST NEW ARTIST, ALBUM, RECORD AND SONG.
I HAVE SOME THINGS TO SAY AND I NEED PEOPLE TO LISTEN TO ME! AND IF A
GRAMMY WILL DO IT-- THEN I NEED THAT GRAMMY!!!
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BUT SHOW PRODUCERS SAY IT IS THE MUSIC THAT MATTERS MOST....SO VIEWERS
WILL ONLY GET TO SEE ABOUT 12-AWARDS...AND PROMISE THE NIGHT WILL END
WITH A ROOF-RAISING GOSPEL PERFORMANCE BY AL GREEN, CECE WINANS, BRIAN
MCKNIGHT AND OTHERS...
INSIDERS EXPECT U-2 WILL BE THE BIG WINNER TONIGHT.... AND ALICIA KEYS
WILL "WALK ON" WITH A FEW AWARDS AS WELL.
CHRIS LAWRENCE, CBS NEWS, LOS ANGELES.
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Comedian Jon Stewart is hosting the Grammy's.
We'll have an interview with him right after this quick break.
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He's best known for anchoring "The Daily Show" on Comedy Central-
But tonight, Jon Stewart will be playing host at the 44th Annual Grammy Awards.
We had the opportunity to talk to Jon yesterday via satellite.
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Of course you can see Jon Stewart host the Grammy Awards right here on your Hometown Stations tonight beginning at 8:00.
On Wall Street at Noon, the DOW was UP 125.
The NASDAQ has gained 24.
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Coming up next in Sports,
the Cave Spring Knights power their way through the tournament.
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There were NO empty seats at the Cave Spring vs. Brooke Point game yesterday.
A packed house watched the northwest regional game, as the visitors from Stafford
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came in as the underdogs... and LEFT the same way.
J.J. Redick with the low post pass to Daniel Payne He scores on the left block in the first quarter.
Then Tom Hagan makes the steal and goes behind his back between two defenders right to Redick.
He finishes strong with the reverse lay-in.
Cave Spring led 15-to-5 after a quarter.
The Knights would keep coming.
This time Adam Trumbower makes the steal and muscles his way to the basket.
He gets the hoop as the Knights' lead expands.
Then more J.J.
This time he reverse pivots on the wing, steps beyond the arc, and fires in the three pointer.
Redick had 19 in the first half.
Redick again makes the Black Hawks pay, as he goes the length of the court with the reverse spin and
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left- handed lay-in.
Cave Spring advances to Thursday night's semi-finals with the 81-to-48 win.
On Friday, Rick Mast and the Winston Cup circuit head to Las Vegas for qualifying.
As for Mast - he can only hope that "sin city" will provide his team with an ace in the hole.
Rick didn't make the Daytona 500, and last week at Rockingham he got the last starting spot in the field.
He finished 34th in a car that desperately needed a body makeover.
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(( Aerodynamics may be the one glaring problem for Mast, but if the 90 car is to actually catch up and be relatively competitive it will need some serious cash.
There may be plenty of fat in Mayonnaise - but not in Rick's sponsor. The Richmond based Sauers Company already has cut back its sponsorship dollars for this year from a full season to just 18 races.
Rick thinks the team eventually will find more money, but when you've been through the things he has the past two seasons you quickly become a realist.))
FINAL LOOK AT THE WEATHER
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