A military plane crashes into a neighborhood in Nashville, Tennessee,
and authorities investigate a murder in Franklin County.
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Don't go away the news is next.
An F-14 fighter jet has crashed into a residential area in Nashville,
Eyewitnesses say two houses caught fire when the plane crashed and erupted
into a huge fireball.
There is no word yet on casualties, but ambulances have been seen leaving
the crash site.
Authorities say a Franklin County man was stabbed to death following an
argument with a friend early yesterday morning on Route 40 in Rocky Mount.
21-year-old Barry Morton Dudley is charged with the fatal stabbing of
27-year-old Kenneth Russell Moore.
The fight allegedly started at a local restaurant in Franklin County where
both men were arguing.
Sheriff's officials say the incident then carried over to Moore's home where
he was stabbed once in the chest.
He was taken to Roanoke Memorial Hospital and died yesterday morning.
Dudley is being held at the Franklin County jail.
Danville police are searching for a 16- year- old boy who is suspected of
fatally shooting another 16- year- old.
It happened yesterday at about five o'clock on Winslow Street.
Authorities have identified the victim as Tony Spraggins of 2-29 Shamlock
He was apparently shot twice with a nine millimeter pistol.
Police say there were witnesses to the shooting.
Testimony continues in the murder trial of Joe Gardner Bolling in Bedford
Bolling is accused of fatally shooting his live-in girlfriend, Torina
Wright last June.
Prosecutors say Bolling deliberatley shot Wright during an arguement, but
Bolling says it was an accident.
This morning, Judge William Sweeney denied a defense motion to reduce the
charges to voluntary manslaughter.
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Bolling is now testifying on his own behalf.
Both sides hope to wrap up today.
Pearisburg police found themselves dodging bullets Saturday night when they
tried to serve warrants on a man facing assault charges.
What came next was a tense, four hour standoff.
Tracy Altizer has the story.
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((THAT SHOT SOUNDED LIKE IT MAY HAVE COME FROM OUTSIDE. ))
Throughout the tense standoff, a total of four shots rang out from 111
Woodrum Avenue, the home of Marvin Donald Kirk, Junior and his wife Lisa Kirk.
Police say Don Kirk flew into a rage when officers arrived to serve him
with two misdemeanor warrants.
Lisa Kirk had secured a warrant against her husband for assault and battery.
Another woman had charged him with curse and abuse.
suThe standoff began around 7:40p.m. Police say two officers were escorting
Kirk's wife away from the house. They made it as far as the front porch when
Kirk allegedly fired one round from his rifle.
((SGT. J.C. MARTIN/PEARISBURG POLICE: AT THIS POINT THE OFFICERS BACKED OFF, WE
SECURED THE RESIDENCE, EVACUATED THE RESIDENTIAL AREAS AROUND THE HOUSE. ))
And for the next four hours officers from the State Police tactical
response team, the Giles County Sheriff's Department and Pearisburg police
waited, and negotiated with Kirk over the phone.
Police said he was extremely agitated, and fired his weapon three more
Officers never returned his fire, and no one was hurt during the ordeal.
((LT. CURTIS BAILEY/VA STATE POLICE: HE TALKED TO THE SERGEANT IN CHARGE OF THE
TACT TEAM, THE SHERIFF AND HIS FATHER AND BROTHER, AND CONVINCED HIM THAT HE
WASN'T IN TOO MUCH TROUBLE AND TALKED HIM INTO COMING OUT. ))
Kirk finally walked unarmed onto his porch, asked police not to shoot, then
laid down and surrendered.
Besides the two misdemeanors charged in the original warrants, he now faces
three counts of attempting to kill police officers. Tracy Altizer, News 7.))
Another standoff, this one in Pennsylvania, may find prosecutors considering
the death penalty for John du Pont.
The millionaire was arrested last night following a shooting and two-day
standoff at his Pennslyvania mansion.
He's has been charged with first degree murder in the death of an Olympic
James Hattori has more.
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SUPER=01-Nancy Schultz/Widow; :25
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SUPER=01-Dan Gable/Wrestling Coach; :1:06
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Dr. Jack Kevorkian has reportedly struck again.
Michigan police say Kevorkian has been linked to the death of a woman who's
body was found in a van this morning parked outside a medical examiner's
Authorities say the van belongs to Kevorkian.
Since 19-90 Kevorkian has assisted in the suicides of 26 people.
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Still to come --
Three soldiers die in Bosnia,
and we'll have an update on the condition of the surviving Siamese twin, little
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In South Africa, a fight for jobs turned into a bloody massacre.
Eight people were killed and 23 wounded today as they stood in line outside
a factory waiting to apply for jobs.
Police say the trouble began when some men tried to cut into the front of
When the job seekers protested the men, armed with assault weapons, opened
fire and then fled.
NATO soldiers today are trying to recover the bodies of three British
soldiers killed by a land mine near Sarajevo.
But the work is slow going, soldiers are having to watch for other mines in
The three men died yesterday when their vehicle rolled over a mine in an
area that was considered mine-free.
There are an estimated six million land mines strewn across Bosnia.
Only 30 percent of them are marked.
The parents of Siamese baby girls are making funeral plans for one, and
hoping the other one will live.
Susan Shurr reports on the remarkable operation to separate the twins this
weekend in San Diego.
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SUPER=01-Blair Sadler/Hospital President; 1:24
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Roanoke police say a 7-year-old girl was struck by a city garbage truck this
The girl apparently ran out in front of the truck, and was knocked down.
She was taken to a hospital, but police say she was NOT seriously injured.
The accident happened just after 8:30, near 12th Street and Orange Avenue.
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Up next, folks in Danville take a trip back in time,
and it was a case of wintertime deja vu for folks in Southwest Virginia.
Some areas got snow this morning, and we'll take a look.
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A celebration of history in Danville yesterday.
More than a hundred Civil War buffs-- some wearing period dress, carrying
Confederate flags and even muskets were part of a parade through downtown
Teresa Hamilton reports.
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SUPER=07-Glenn Vaughn; :36
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((This is the third year, the Last Capitol of the Confederacy has served as
a backdrop for the Lee- Jackson Heritage Parade.
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The event is sponsored by the Danville Chapter of the Heritage Preservation
For those who take part, the parade is a way to show off their Southern
((JIM SUMMERS: THAT'S EXACTLY RIGHT, WE ALL HAVE PROVEN HERITAGE IN THE
CONFEDERACY, WE KNOW OUR GENEALOGY AND WE KNOW WHO WE ARE WE'RE JUST TRYING TO
PROTECT OUR HERITAGE. ))
((GLENN VAUGHN: IT'S A SENSE OF PRIDE IN SOUTHERN HERITAGE AND YOUR BACKGROUND,
JUST A CELEBRATION IN THAT.))
Organizers plan to make the parade an annual tradition.
Each year, more than a hundred civil war re-enactors travel from all over the
South to take part.
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((DENISE VERDI:I DON'T THINK IT SHOULD BE A SENSE OF PRIDE FOR ANY GENDER, I
THINK IT'S SOMETHING ALL SOUTHERNERS, MALE, FEMALE HAVE IN THEIR HEART. ))
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There were no big names at this year's celebration. A year ago, Republican
Pat McSweeney was a guest speaker.
((WAYNE BYRD/LOCAL HPA PRESIDENT: WELL THAT WAS A MONUMENT DEDICATION,
SOMETHING YOU ONLY DO ONCE IN A LIFE TIME. ))
The monument and Confederate flag pole was erected outside the Danville
Museum of Fine Arts and History-- HPA members want everyone to remember
Danville as the Last Capitol of the Confederacy year 'round. Teresa Hamilton,
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Like Melanie said, Old Man Winter was awake again this morning.
Many folks saw snow when they looked out their windows.
The Danville area and the Roanoke and New River Valleys got a dusting this
The Department of Transportation says that motorists should drive with
caution because of slick spots.
Stock prices are higher, as last week's record-breaking rally continues into
On Wall Street at noon the Dow was up a little more than eleven points.
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Stick around - Patrick Evans tells us if tomorrow will be a magic day in
and it was a super Sunday for the Dallas Cowboys, as they became the N-F-L's
champion once again.
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The Dallas Cowboys head back to Texas today, riding high in the super
saddle for the third time in four years.
They beat the Steelers 27-to-17 last night to take Superbowl Thirty.
Much of the glory goes to one of the unsung heros, a right cornerback by
the name of Larry Brown.
Jim Henderson reports.
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SUPER=01-Deion Sanders/Cowboys CB; :21
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SUPER=01-Neil O'Donnell/Steelers QB; 1:14
SUPER=01-Larry Brown/Super Bowl XXX MVP; 1:40
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Hardly a super day for UVa, as the Wahoos fell to 4th ranked Connecticut
76-46 on the Huskies' hard wood.
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Curtis Staples kept UVa close in the first 10 minutes, with this three
pointer--U-Conn led 11-7.
But Ray Allen was unstoppable, as he answered Staples' marksmanship with
some sharp shooting of his own.
The Cavs had little success taking the ball inside, but Jamal Robinson was
able to get by on one drive and take it to the hoop.
UVa closed to within 5 late in the first half on Courtney Alexander's
basket, but Allen was too hot for Virginia.
He gave his team a 12 point lead on SUPER=33-Connecticut/=76/Virginia/=46
his basket off the screen.
Norman Nolan ended a U-Conn 16 point run with a basket but Virginia falls to
the Huskies 76-46.
The "Los Angeles Times" reports Magic Johnson is expected to sign a
contract today with the Lakers and play tomorrow night against Golden State.
The paper says the contract runs for the rest of this season and is worth
two-point-five million dollars.