Coming up on News 7 at Noon,
The U-S missle strike against Iraq is getting mixed international reviews,
as President Clinton awaits reaction from Saddam Hussein.
And two people are killed in Halifax County when their car becomes trapped
underneath a tractor trailor.
Fran strengthens in the near Atlantic, clouds and showers plague the
souteastern US, and will continue to do so just about all week. Details coming
Stick around, News 7 at Noon is next.
GRAPHIC=Iraq Missile Attack
In the Persian Gulf today, the U-S gave it's response to the weekend Iraqi
attack on a U-N designated safe zone.
The U-S launched 27 cruise missiles at Iraqi military defense targets.
Iraqi T-V reorts five people were killed in the U-S strike.
President Clinton ordered the air assault, calling it a blunt message to
Mr. Clinton also said the U-S is also extending the no-fly zone in Iraq.
The United States is now waiting to see how Saddam reacts to today's air
Elizabeth Kaledin has the latest.
IN Q=NAT SOUND OF JET
SUPER=03-Aboard USS Carl Vinson; :05
SUPER=04-U.S. Navy; :17
SUPER=01-William Perry/Defense Secretary; :26
SUPER=04-Iraqi TV; :41
OUT Q=CBS News Washington.
((F-14 Fighters aboard the U.S.S. Carl Vinson provided air support for the
missile strikes, which were launched from ships in the Vinson's battle group
in the Persian Gulf, and from two B-52 bombers originating in Guam.
The cruise missiles were aimed at military targets south of Baghdad, including
surface-to-air missile bases and radar installations.
((WILLIAM PERRY, DEFENSE SECRETARY, SADDAM IS CLEAR AND PRESENT DANGER TO
The missile strikes were in retaliation for the Iraqi army's invasion of
Kurdish territory that was supposed to be considered safe under a united
The town of Irbil is located north of the 36th parallel, the boundary of the
northern no-fly zone.
President clinton said this morning
Saddam Hussein had to be punished for attacking his own people.
The president also announced that another no-fly zone in southern Iraq would
be enlarged to bring it closer to Baghdad, in hopes of further limiting Iraq's
((NAT SOT:SADDAM FRETTING))
In a firey speech shown on Iraqi television, Saddam defied the U.S., saying
he would no longer recognize the no-fly zones, and urged his soldiers to fight
Iraq claims five people were killed and 19 were wounded in the attack.
Elizabeth Kaledin, CBS News, Washington.))
TAPE#net (edit of 96-69)
Virginia's John Warner is the second ranking member of the Senate Armed
The Republican Senator said yesterday that he'd been briefed by the White
House and that he could support a U-S air strike.
IN Q=Very clearly
((SEN. JOHN WARNER/R-VA: VERY CLEARLY, SADDAM HUSSEIN HAS LITERALLY TAKEN HIS
FINGER AND STUCK IT IN THE EYE OF THE WEST. AND SAID, DON'T TELL ME UNITED
NATIONS. DON'T TELL ME ALLIES. I'M GONNA DO WHAT I DARN WELL PLEASE. AND HE
HAS CHALLENGED THE CREDIBILITY OF THE WEST TO PROTECT HUMAN RIGHTS. AND TO
PROTECT THE DECISIONS OF THE INTERNATIONAL FORUM OF THE UNITED NATIONS.))
OUT Q=United Nations.
But Warner added under NO circumstances could he support the use of ground
troops in Iraq.
Two Halifax men are dead after a tractor trailer slid through an
intersection into their truck.
Twenty-five year old Terry Morrell Anderson and 24- year- old Jeremy Levelle
Ferrell were killed last night when their pickup truck was trapped under the
trailer's rear wheels.
The accident happened at the intersection of U-S 3-60 and route 7-16 in
State Police say no charges have been filed at this time.
A bus crash near Mexico City has left 23 people dead and 15 others injured.
Police and rescue workers say the bus first hit a three-ton truck and then
veered into another truck.
The red cross says 19 people died at the scene and four more died at local
HARD MUSIC UNDER
Something special to heal old war wounds, a 50th Reunion,
And one on foot, one by car and yet another on horseback.
We'll tell you what these politians were doing in Buena Vista when we
return, but first let's check in with Patrick.
music up full
A New York woman accused of starving her four-year-old daughter to death was
due to appear in court today to face a charge of second-degree murder.
However, it look's like Carla Lockwood's court appearance will be
She's been rushed to a hospital from jail because of complications
with her latest pregnancy.
SUPER=03-New York, NY;
Authorities say the 32-year-old mother of seven has confessed she did not
feed her daughter Nadine regularly for a year and did not seek medical help --
even when she realized the girl was dying.
Neighbors claim they made several phone calls to child welfare officials.
IN Q=I thought the more
((THENA JOHNSON/NEIGHBOR: I THOUGHT THE MORE CALLS YOU MAKE, THE MORE THEY
WOULD RESPOND. BUT NOW I FEEL LIKE I WAS HELPLESS. ))
SUPER=01-Thena Johnson/Neighbor; **QUICK**
OUT Q=like I was helpless
Prosecutors say Lockwood kept Nadine hidden in a room in a filthy apartment.
She says she didn't feed the child because she didn't love or want her.
Child abuse comes in forms other than neglect.
Sexual abuse cases represent the greatest problem for social workers and
But in Pittsylvania County it's become easier thanks to a special task
Teresa Hamilton explains.
IN Q=Our primary
SUPER=01-Harold Plaster/Pittsylvania Co. Sheriff; :00 quick!!
SUPER=01-David Grimes/Pittsylvania Co. Commonwealth's Atty.; 1:13
SUPER=@Teresa2; 1:30 quick
OUT Q=Hamilton, News 7.
((HAROLD PLASTER/PITTSYLVANIA CO. SHERIFF: OUR PRIMARY GOAL IS THE VICTIM AND
HOW TO DEAL WITH THEM AND HOW TO MAKE THEIR QUALITY OF LIFE BETTER. ))
Achieving that goal became easier, in 1992.
That's the year, the Pittsylvania County Sexual Abuse team was formed to
make handling such cases easier for everyone involved.
IN Q=The purpose
((HAROLD PLASTER/PITTSYLVANIA CO. SHERIFF: THE PURPOSE OF IT IS TO GET
EVERYBODY UP FRONT SO THE CASE CAN BE PROSECUTED AND EVERYBODY KNOWS WHAT ALL
IS GOING ON WITH THE CASE. ))
OUT Q=with the case.
The team is comprised of social workers, three sheriff's investigators as
well as staff from the Commonwealth Attorney's office.
IN Q=Many times
((HAROLD PLASTER/PITTSYLVANIA CO. SHERIFF:MANY TIMES WE TAKE SOCIAL SERVICE
PEOPLE WITH US TO DO THE INTERVIEWS AND THEY ARE RIGHT THERE WITH US. THEY HEAR
EVERYTHING THAT IS GOING ON. THE COMMONWEALTH ATTORNEY, HE GETS INVOLVED WITH
IT AT THAT STAGE AND IT JUST MAKES IT A BETTER CASE WHEN YOU GO TO COURT WHERE
EVERYBODY UNDERSTANDS. ))
OUT Q=everybody understands.
In fiscal year 1993, there were 25- cases of child sexual abuse or
molestation reported to the Pittsylvania County Sheriff's Department.
The following two years the case load remained about the same.
But all that changed this past fiscal year, when some 50- cases were
14:43:19 end of tape one
IN Q=I hope that
((DAVID GRIMES/PITTSYLVANIA CO. COMMONWEALTH'S ATTY.: I HOPE THAT THE WAY WE
APPROACH CASES AND THE WAY WE DEAL WITH VICTIMS ENCOURAGES THE MAXIMUM
REPORTING SO THAT WE'RE HEARING ABOUT AS MANY AS POSSIBLE AND MAYBE THAT
ACCOUNTS FOR SOME OF THE INCREASE. THAT THE VICTIMS ARE CONFIDENT ENOUGH THAT
THEY'RE GOING TO BE TREATED WELL WHEN THEY COME FORWARD. ))
OUT Q=they come forward.
Whatever the case, something must be working. September marks the team's
four year anniversary. Teresa Hamilton, News 7.))
World War Two came to Roanoke last night.
At least 500 veterans and their families were in town for a 50th reunion.
These veterans are part of the 106th Infantry Division Association.
Some were P-O-W's or severely injured during the Battle of the Bulge.
Organizers and veterans say reunions help heal old wounds.
((NANCY BURNSIDE/ROANOKE VISITORS BUREAU: THEY TELL ME THAT A LOT OF THEM WERE
LIKE THEY KNEW WHERE THEY WERE, BUT THEY DIDN'T KNOW WHERE THEIR BUDDIES WERE
AND WHAT WAS GOING ON AROUND THEM AND JUST GETTING TOGETHER AND TALKING HELPS
THEM PUT ALL THE PIECES TOGETHER.))
((LOU PIAZZA/WORLD WAR II VETERAN: YOU BOTH MADE IT AND YOU NEVER FORGET THAT.
YOU'RE BOTH IN COMBAT AND THE CLOSENESS WILL EXIST FOREVER.))
SUPER=01-Nancy Burnside/Roanoke Visitors Bureau;
SUPER=01-Lou Piazza/World War II Veteran; :14
OUT Q=exist forever
The veterans celebrate these reunions several times a year across the U-S.
SOFT MUSIC UNDER
When we return-
They've made in to the Atlantic City board walk and they're hoping to be
crowned the next Miss America,
And a new music video is out, but some local rappers are taking center stage
in this one.
Buena Vista became a political battlefield yesterday.
Ellen Qualls reports that Warner versus Warner was the headliner of the
state political parade.
IN Q=The Republican
SUPER=03-Buena Vista; :00
SUPER=01-Donna Hewitt/Parade-Goer; :33
SUPER=01-Shane Gilliam/Parade-Goer; :42
SUPER=01-Robert Davis/Parade-Goer; 1:04
OUT Q=Qualls, News 7, Buena Vista.
The Republican party cast the biggest shadow on this day.
But that's because some of those working on Labor Day were working for
And since politics was involved, there was a clean-up crew.
NAT SOT TAPE ONE 10:19:01
((HI MARK WARNER RUNNING FOR SENATE.))
If it were a foot race, hundred-millionaire Mark Warner would be in the
He's a man on a mission, completing his historic tour of every city and
county in Virginia -- done before by Doug Wilder and Ollie North, but NOT with
campaign events planned in each place.
He moved so fast some never saw him.
NAT SOT 10:23:50 TAPE ONE
((I DON'T THINK I DID. Did you see John Warner? YUP.))
sot TAPE ONE 10:21:20
((DONNA HEWITT: IT'S A LITTLE DIFFERENT COMPARED TO GEORGE ALLEN. YES. BUT
IT DOESN'T IMPRESS ME. NO. IT TAKES A LOT TO IMPRESS ME AND RIGHT NOW THE
DEMOCRATIC PARTY DOESN'T.))
SOT TAPE ONE 10:26:29
((SHANE GILLIAM: I MEAN I DON'T REALLY PAY THAT MUCH ATTENTION TO POLITICS OR
ANYTHING. BUT UH, I'LL GIVE HIM MY VOTE.))
But it's not a foot race, so incumbent Republican John Warner's riding high.
Barely breaking a sweat to keep his job.
sot TAPE TWO 11:57:23
((SEN. JOHN WARNER/R-VA: THAT'S THE THEME OF MY CAMPAIGN. VERY SIMPLE. JOHN
FOR JOBS. AND TODAY WE HONOR THOSE.))
SOT TAPE ONE 10:27:56Y
((ROBERT DAVIS: I THINK I'M GONNA STICK TO THE OLD MAN. OK why? I JUST THINK
IT'S THE BEST CHOICE RIGHT NOW. MARK'S A GOOD MAN. BUT I JUST BELIEVE I'LL
STICK WITH JOHN.))
sot TAPE TWO 11:24:06
((MARK WARNER/D-SENATE CANDIDATE: I WENT EVERYWHERE IN VIRGINIA BECAUSE NO
PART OF VIRGINIA CAN BE LEFT BEHIND. THE INCUMBENT LAST WEEK IN A RICHMOND
NEWSPAPER SAID HE DOESN'T HAVE THE TIME TO GET TO ALL THESE LITTLE REMOTE
PLACES. I GOT THE TIME. I WILL GO BACK TO ALL 135 IN MY FIRST YEAR IN
SOT STANDUP TAPE TWO
After a summer of TV commercials and still a big gap in the polls, Mark
Warner's campaign came here for some life support. He'll need it. Even if
Bill Clinton pulls off a miracle and carries Virginia, Virginia ballots don't
show Democrat or Republican, so it's hard to get a coattail effect.
The cowboy- clad George Allen is limited to one term as Governor -- so
what's he campaigning for?
How about the Republican National Committee chairmanship suggested by some
Republicans after San Diego?
sot ALLEN TAPE 09:44:06
((GOV. GEORGE ALLEN: I REALLY HAVE NO INTEREST IN DOING SOMETHING LIKE THAT.))
There it is, straight from the horse's mouth so to speak.
Ellen Qualls, News 7, Buena Vista.))
GRAPHIC=Lynchburg City Seal
Lynchburg knows the true meaning of Labor Day.
That's because economic development has created hundreds of new jobs for the
city's residents in 1996.
SUPER=03-Lynchburg/May 2; :00
In May, the Hill City welcomed snack food giant Frito Lay, which is building
a 150-million dollar plant that'll employ 800 people.
And last week, Tessy Plastics announced it was expanding to the same
industrial park, creating another 120 jobs.
IN Q=It's been a
((LEE COBB/LYNCHBURG ECON. DEVELOPMENT: IT'S BEEN A SUPER YEAR. I FEEL LIKE IN
THE LAST FEW YEARS WE'VE SORT OF TURNED THE CORNER AND WE'RE GOING TO SEE A LOT
MORE ACTIVITY THAN WE DID SAY TEN YEARS AGO, OR EIGHT OR NINE YEARS AGO. WE
CERTAINLY HAVE A GREAT DEAL OF INTEREST IN THIS COMMUNITY. THE LEADERSHIP,
COUNCIL, INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY, THEY'VE INVESTED IN LAND AND ROADS
AND WATER LINES AND SEWER LINES, THEY'RE CONTINUING TO DO THAT AND THEY'RE
STARTING TO REALLY REAP THE BENEFITS OF THOSE INVESTMENTS.))
SUPER=01-Lee Cobb/Lynchburg Econ. Development; :00
OUT Q=of those investments.
In terms of economic development, Cobb says 1996 is the best year Lynchburg
has seen since the mid-1980's.
A pair of Southside rappers are reaching for the stars.
Timothy "Count-V" Allen and Ivan "The Jazzy" Dailey returned to their
hometown of Danville a couple of months ago to shoot part of a music video.
The two are part of the rap group "The Top Dawgs".
The music video is now complete.
It includes shots from the Stratford Inn in Danville.
The pair recently signed a contract with Solar Records in Hollywood,
California worth one a half million dollars.
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Stocks are lower after a dreadful opening on Wall Street.
A purchasing managers survey released this morning appeared to calm the
At Noon, the Dow was DOWN 17 points.
SPORTS MUSIC UNDER
Still to come on news 7,
Patrick will have all the latest in sports,
...including the Bears/Cowboys matchup last night.
It's only the season opener and already key players are finding their way
onto the injuried list.
MUSIC UP FULL
Defending SuperBowl Champs Dallas lost both their season opener, and their
top running back, Emmitt Smith, Monday night in Chicago.
Smith was carried off the field after this play-action fake in the fourth
He had 18 carries for 70 yards.
Chicago used some trickery to win the game--RECEIVER Curtis Conway PASSES
to Raymont Harris for the 33-yard TD.
Later punter Todd Saurbraun plays QB, setting up a 31-yard field goal.
Bears then recovered a Troy Aikman fumble in the endzone, the final
tally--Chicago 22, Dallas 6.
X-rays on Smith were negative, and he has movement in his extremities.
No word on when he'll return to the field.
George Welsh ended the Cavaliers preseason quarterback battle over the
weekend, well he sort of ended it.
Welsh named fifth year senior Tim Sherman his starter, but he hardly was
given an overwhelming clear cut endorsement.
Welsh says the competition between Sherman and sophomore Aaron Brooks is so
close he plans to let Brooks also play in the opener on Saturday night.
Afterall, Welsh is the first to admit picking starting quarterbacks hasn't
always been his forte during his 15 years at Virginia.
IN Q="You know...
((GEORGE WELSH/UVA HEAD COACH: YOU KNOW WE CHOSE MIKE GECK OVER SHUTZ AND
SHUTZ ENDS UP BEING THE BETTER WE TOOK FERGUSON OVER MAJIK AND HE WAS A BETTER
QB, AND WE TOOK WILLIS OVER GROH, AND OF COURSE IF MAYBE WILLIS HADN'T GOTTEN
HURT IT WOULDN'T HAVE BEEN A CHANGE BUT MAYBE WE DON'T WIN ALL THOSE GAMES LAST
YEAR WITHOUT GROH, SO...))
SUPER=01-George Welsh/UVa Head Coach; :00
OUT Q=...GROH, SO."
Saturday night's game with Central Michigan kicks off at seven at Scott
Top men's seed Pete Sampras and women's second seed Monica Seles highlight
today's fourth-round action at the U-S Open.
Sampras faces bullet server Mark Philippoussis (fih-lih-POO'-sihs) and Seles
battles Amanda Coetzer (KUHT'-sur) on Stadium Court this evening.
Andre Agassi, Steffi Graf and Michael Chang all advanced during play
SUPER=03-New York, NY; :00
But there was a huge upset on the women's side where Martin Hingis ousted
third seeded Arantxa Sanchez Vicario.
The 15 year old Phenom from Switzerland needed three sets to reach the
quarterfinals with the 6-1, 3-6 6-4 win.
((MARTINA HINGIS/BEATS VICARIO IN THREE SETS: I THINK I PLAYED VERY SMART GAME
TODAY AGAINST HER. I DIDN'T MAKE SO MANY MISTAKES AND I JUST TRIED TO PLAY HER
((ARANTXA SANCHEZ VICARIO/LOSES IN FOURTH ROUND: IT WAS A VERY GOOD MATDCH AND
FINALLY I DO HAVE CHANCES AND I LOST, BUT SHE DID ALSO PLAY PRETTY GOOD.))
SUPER=01-Martina Hingis/Beats Vicario In Three Sets; :00
SUPER=01-Arantxa Sanchez Vicario/Loses In Fourth Round; :08
OUT Q=...PRETTY GOOD."
Stefan Edberg hopes to make it to the quarterfinals today in a match
against Britian's Tim Henman.
Number four seed Goran Ivanisevic also plays today against Ukraine's
Coming up on our Health Check Report--
Pregnant women may be unknowingly giving their unborn babies allergies,
according to British researchers.
Scientists worry by eating PEANUTS, expectant mothers may be setting their
babies up for potentially fatal reactions to the nuts.
We'll have the story, plus all the latest news, sports and
weather....later today on News 7 at FIVE.
But before we go -
The Miss America pageant is still two weeks away, but the contestants are
already in Atlantic City.
SUPER=03-Atlantic City, NJ;
They arrived yesterday following a trip to Disney World.
Watch closely, you'll catch a glimpse of Miss Virginia Michelle Kang, the
brunette in the blue suit.
The 50 contestants are competing for 40-thousand dollars in scholarship
money, thousands of dollars in personal appearance fees and a year long reign
promoting a social platform.