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Good morning, I'm Kimberly McBroom......
Rain is a good possibility today, but the wet weather clears out as we head into Friday.
Meteorologist Leo Hirsbrunner has details, up next.





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An accident in Salem involving a car and a tractor trailer could affect your morning commute. Authorities say the southbound lane at the intersection of Electric Road and Roanoke Boulevard is closed. Crews are trying cleanup a chemical spill at the scene. Officials are not sure how many gallons spilled or if anyone was injured. We'll keep you updated on this situation throughout the morning.

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A Haitian man will be one thousand dollars richer.
The U-S Marshals Service will reportedly pay the man for helping with the capture of convicted child molester Tony Leyva.
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U-S Embassy officials now say that the man single handedly tackled and tied up Leyva after recognizing the self-ordained evangelist minister from posters the embassy had plastered around the country. He was deported earlier this week, and was in the custody of U-S Marshals in Florida. They say he will likely be returned to the federal prison system after a court hearing. Leyva was convicted of conspiring to molest dozens of young boys back in 1988. He who jumped parole from in July and fled to Haiti. Authorities still don't know how he got into the country.
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A grand jury may charge a man accused of shooting his former landlord with first degree murder.
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Yesterday, Muhammed Majeed appeared in Roanoke County General District Court for a preliminary hearing .
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He is accused in the July shooting of businessman Chris Hanes in the 42-year old's southwest county home. Police say the confrontation concerned a 575-dollar rental deposit Majeed felt he was owed. Although the 23-year old says he doesn't remember firing his gun investigators say he immediately took responsibility for the shooting.
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((DETECTIVE BRET ALTIMORE/ROANOKE COUNTY POLICE: HE THEN WALKED OVER THE CORDLESS PHONE, DIALED 911, GOT DISCONNECTED, DISPATCH CALLED BACK, SPOKE TO MAJEED WHO IDENTIFIED HIMSELF AND DURING THAT PHONE CONVERSATION HE STATED THAT HE HAD SHOT CHRIS HANES THREE OR FOUR TIMES.))
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Yesterday the defense requested that the murder charge be reduced to manslaughter. Judge George Harris denied the request saying the evidence needs to go before a jury. Majeed is being held without bond.
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Good morning, I'm Kimberly McBroom......
You'll be able to put away the umbrella, but not until later this evening.
Meteorologist Leo Hirsbrunner has the seven- day forecast, up next.

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An accident in Salem is affecting traffic this morning, as crews clean up a fuel spill.
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Authorities say Route 419 Southbound is closed between Apperson Drive and Roanoke Boulevard.
They say a tractor trailer struck an Oldsmobile while pulling out of a nearby gas station.
When it collided, authorities say the car ruptured the truck's fuel tank, spilling between 30 and 40 gallons of fuel onto the road.
No one was injured.
Officials estimate it'll take more than an hour to clean up the spill.
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The man accused of shooting his former landlord could be charged with first degree murder by a grand jury.
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Yesterday, Muhammed Majeed appeared in Roanoke County General District Court for a preliminary hearing .
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co./July 8;]

He is accused in the July shooting of 42 year old businessman Chris Hanes in his southwest county home. Police say the confrontation concerned a 575-dollar rental deposit Majeed felt he was owed. Although the 23-year old says he doesn't remember firing his gun investigators say he immediately took responsibility for the shooting.
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((DETECTIVE BRET ALTIMORE/ROANOKE COUNTY POLICE: HE THEN WALKED OVER THE CORDLESS PHONE, DIALED 911, GOT DISCONNECTED, DISPATCH CALLED BACK, SPOKE TO MAJEED WHO IDENTIFIED HIMSELF AND DURING THAT PHONE CONVERSATION HE STATED THAT HE HAD SHOT CHRIS HANES THREE OR FOUR TIMES.))
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Yesterday the defense requested that the murder charge be reduced to manslaughter. Judge George Harris denied the request saying the evidence needs to go before a jury. Majeed is being held without bond.
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A water improvement project could mean more revenue heading to Giles County.
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Yesterday, officials broke ground for a new water system that will serve the towns of Pearisburg and Pembroke. The system will be built along Route 460, and will include a new water pump station and two storage tanks. Officials say the new system will provide residents and businesses with better fire protection, which they hope will in turn attract new employers to the area. The one-point-two million dollar project should be completed by the end of January.
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Good morning, I'm Kimberly McBroom......
Showers and thunderstorms are expected again today, with most of the area under a flood watch.
Meteorologist Leo Hirsbrunner has the full forecast, after the news.





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It could be slow- going at a main intersection this morning in Salem, after an accident involving a car and a tractor- trailer.
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Authorities say Route 419 Southbound is closed between Apperson Drive and Roanoke Boulevard.
They say a tractor trailer struck an Oldsmobile while pulling out of a nearby gas station.
When they collided, authorities say the car ruptured the truck's fuel tank, spilling between 30 and 40 gallons of fuel onto the road.
No one was injured.
Officials estimate it'll take more than an hour to clean up the spill.
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The Haitian man who single-handedly apprehended convicted child molester Tony Leya will reportedly receive a one thousand dollar reward from the U-S Marshals Service.
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U-S Embassy officials now say that the man single handedly tackled and tied up Leyva after recognizing the self-ordained evangelist minister from posters the embassy had plastered around the country. He was deported earlier this week, and was in the custody of U-S Marshals in Florida. They say he will likely be returned to the federal prison system after a court hearing. Leyva was convicted of conspiring to molest dozens of young boys back in 1988. He who jumped parole from in July and fled to Haiti. Authorities still don't know how he got into the country.
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A grand jury will hear evidence against a man accused of shooting his former landlord.
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[SUPER=03-Salem;]

Yesterday, Muhammed Majeed appeared in Roanoke County General District Court for a preliminary hearing .
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co./July 8;]

He is accused in the July shooting of 42 year old businessman Chris Hanes in his southwest county home. Police say the confrontation concerned a 575-dollar rental deposit Majeed felt he was owed. Although the 23-year old says he doesn't remember firing his gun investigators say he immediately took responsibility for the shooting.
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[IN Q=He then walked over to the cordless phone...]
[SUPER=01-Detective Bret Altimore/Roanoke County Police;]

((DETECTIVE BRET ALTIMORE/ROANOKE COUNTY POLICE: HE THEN WALKED OVER THE CORDLESS PHONE, DIALED 911, GOT DISCONNECTED, DISPATCH CALLED BACK, SPOKE TO MAJEED WHO IDENTIFIED HIMSELF AND DURING THAT PHONE CONVERSATION HE STATED THAT HE HAD SHOT CHRIS HANES THREE OR FOUR TIMES.))
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Yesterday the defense requested that the murder charge be reduced to manslaughter. Judge George Harris denied the request saying the evidence needs to go before a jury. Majeed is being held without bond. (------------)