The man wanted for allegedly killing his girlfriend in Abingdon, and anther
woman in Tennessee, is in critical condition tonight.
Bradley Duane Osborne's mother told police last night her son called her
from Lakeland City, Tennessee.
SUPER=03-Lakeland City, TN;
Early this morning, F-B-I agents found him in an out-building.
They say Osborne opened fire hitting one agent.
Osborne was then shot twice.
The F-B-I agent who was hit is in fair condition tonight.
Unless he wins an appeal, the man who's accused of killing a Virginia Tech
student will never walk the streets a free man again.
It took a Montgomery County jury only three hours last night to convict Ben
Lilly of capital murder.
Lilly will receive either life in prison or the death penalty for the
killing of Alexander Defillipis.
Back in December, Defillipis was found in the Whitethorne section of
Montgomery County... wearing just his underwear and socks.
He had been shot four times.
Despite the conviction, the victim's family feels little relief.
IN Q=At this...
((EZIO DEFILLIPIS/VICTIM'S FATHER: AT THIS... WE CLOSE ONE CHAPTER. THE BOOK
WILL NEVER BE CLOSED. ONE CHAPTER WILL BE CLOSED. ))
SUPER=01-Ezio Defillipis/Victim's Father;
OUT Q=be closed
Besides capital murder, Lilly was found guilty on seven other charges...
including carjacking, abduction and robbery.
The sentencing phase of the trial is expected to begin Monday.
Both the Lilly family and the Defillipis family are expected to testify.
The number of confirmed cases of Legionnaires' Disease has climbed to eight.
Three people are still in area hospitals, the other five have been treated
The Center for Disease Control has been called in to help the New River
Valley Health District investigate the outbreak.
Members of the research team spent the morning reviewing patients' charts
looking for the common thread which connects all the patients.
Now everyone who has pneumonia is being tested for the legionella bacteria.
This bacteria is detectable up to four weeks after the infection has
IN Q=CERTAINLY THE MORE
((DR. JODY HERSHEY/NEW RIVER VALLEY HEALTH DISTRICT: CERTAINLY THE MORE CASES
WE HAVE THE BETTER WE ARE TO PLOT SOME OF THE GRAPHS WE NEED TO LOOK AT
LINKAGES, THE MORE INFORMATION WE HAVE TO DETERMINE LINKAGE AND THE BETTER
POSSIBILITY WE HAVE OF CULTURING THIS BACTERIA WHICH WE CAN COMPARE TO ANY
ENVIRONMENTAL TESTING OR CULTURES THAT WE'RE GOING TO BE DOING.))
SUPER=01-Dr. Jody Hershey/New River Health District;
OUT Q=WE'RE GOING TO BE DOING
Legionella bacteria is one of the most common causes of pneumonia.
Hershey says more cases are likely to be discovered since all pneumonia
patients are being tested for Legionnaire's Disease.
HARD MUSIC UNDER
Still to come on News 7 at Seven,
The Ninth District Candidates for Congress sparred off last night in their
first and only debate.
and Security guard Richard Jewell has been cleared in the Olympic park bombing.
wx ad lib
Well Eric, this was the perfect day to stay inside and maybe catch up on
Light rain and drizzle kept the region fairly damp today, but it looks like
we'll get a chance to dry out by tomorrow.
Rain amounts have been pretty light so far....
MUSIC UP FULL
Richard Jewell is no longer a suspect in last July's Olympic Park bombing.
Jewell's lawyer says the former security guard was overjoyed when he got a
letter from the U.S. Attorney's office today telling him he's not a suspect.
The letter also asked Jewell to help in the investigation, though Jewell's
lawyer says he's not sure what role he would play.
((JACK MARTIN, JEWELL'S ATTORNEY; WE APPRECIATE THE GOOD MANNERS AND ACTUALLY
THE FORTITUDE OF THE U.S. ATTORNEY TO DO THE RIGHT THING AND GIVE US A LETTER
THAT SAYS RICHARD'S INNOCENT, THAT'S WHAT IT DOES.))
SUPER=01-Jack Martin/Jewell's Attorney;
OUT Q=that's what it does.
Martin says Jewell now plans to try and find a job, and put his life back
He also say there is potential litigation in the future.
The gloves came off in the Fightin' Ninth district last night as the three
candidates for Congress squared off in their only debate.
Tracy Altizer files this report from the campus of Emory and Henry College.
IN Q=GOP candidate Patrick
SUPER=03-Emory/Last Night; :00
SUPER=01-Tom Roberts/(I) Candidate for Congress; :56
OUT Q=Alitzer, News 7 Emory.
The Episcopal Church in western Virginia has a new leader.
This morning in Blacksburg, the Reverend Neff Powell was consecrated as the
region's fifth Episcopal Bishop since 1919.
Powell comes to the Roanoke Valley from Salem, Oregon.
It was his interest in small churches that played a major role in his
election over four other finalists.
IN Q=One is reassuring
((NEFF POWELL/EPISCOPAL BISHOP: ONE IS SIMPLY REASSURING SMALL CHURCHES THAT
THEY ARE VALUABLE AND HAVE A ROLE IN THE DIOCESE AND WE'RE NOT GOING TO CLOSE
THEM OR DO SOMETHING LIKE THAT. THAT'S A PIECE OF IT AND THE OTHER PIECE IS TO
TRY AND FIND NEW AND CREATIVE WAYS TO REASSURE AND ENCOURAGE AND BUILD UP THE
LIFE AND MINISTRY OF OUR SMALL CONGREGATIONS.))
SUPER=01-Neff Powell/Episcopal Bishop;
OUT Q=our small congregations.
Powell succeeds Bishop Heath Light who has lead the diocese (DIE-oh-sis) of
southwestern Virginia since 1979.
Light faced controversies including the revision of the prayer book and the
ordination of women, but says some of the greatest difficulties were also
points of pride.
IN Q=We presently have
((HEATH LIGHT/RETIRING BISHOP: WE PRESENTLY HAVE APPROXIMATELY A DOZEN WOMEN
PRIESTS IN CHARGE OF CONGREGATIONS THROUGHOUT THE DIOCESE. AND I TAKE A GREAT
DEAL OF PRIDE IN THAT, NOT PERSONAL PRIDE, BUT THAT THE CHURCH WAS ABLE TO DO
THIS AND THE CONGREGATIONS WERE ABLE TO DO IT.))
SUPER=01-Heath Light/Retiring Bishop;
OUT Q=to do it.
Bishop Light will continue to live in Roanoke, but soon he heads to the
French West Indies where he will take on a small congregation for several
To hear more from both bishops, watch the public affairs program On Record,
tomorrow morning at eleven.
Soft Music Under
Still to come on the newscast,
Roy will tell us how U-V-A and Tech faired on the gridiron this afternoon.
and Denise Allen introduces us to a man who's preserving a part of Floyd
Twenty years have passed since the water wheel has turned at the old Nolen
Now after years of painstaking, often tedious work, the Floyd County mill is
getting a new lease on life.
Denise Allen and videographer Rob Monroe have that story.
IN Q=They planed lumber
SUPER=00-Phil Gettel/Mill Owner; :05
SUPER=03-Floyd Co.; :22
OUT Q=News 7
SOT cover w/old pics 12:20:30
IN Q=THEY PLANED LUMBER
((PHIL GETTEL/MILL OWNER: THEY PLANED LUMBER HERE. THAT THEY HAD A BUILDING
WHERE THEY REPAIRED CLOCKS RIGHT NEXT TO THE MILL. THESE PEOPLE WERE
OUT Q=PEOPLE WERE SELF SUFFICIENT
This is just a part of the history of Phil Gettel's 83 year old mill.
He's contacted former owners and life time county residents to learn about
Gettel says this helps him breath life back into grist mill.
The revival started with new windows, a roof and work on the water wheel.
The work on the wheel included hours of removing rust with a wire brush.
IN Q=THEY INSTALLED IT
((THEY INSTALLED IT IN 1938. IT REPLACED A TURBINE THAT WAS HERE. IT IS 20
FEET HIGH AND FOUR FEET WIDE. IT HAS 60 BUCKETS AND PROBABLY CAN GENERATE 25
OUT Q=GENERATE 25 HORSEPOWER
The new flume brings water to the wheel but many of the wheel buckets have
rusted through and still need repair.
Gettel says to bring the wheel up to full speed he also needs to get more
water to the mill.
IN Q= I HAVE SOME
((I HAVE SOME BREAKS IN THE UPPER PART OF THE RACE, WHICH IS TOTAL 3000 FEET
LONG. I HAVE SOME WORK TO DO UP AT THE DAM TO ACTUALLY START FEEDING THE WATER
TO THE WHEEL FROM PINE CREEK.))
OUT Q=FROM PINE CREEK
SOT nat sot water
Gettel has used some creative financing to fund this project.
IN Q=I'VE COLLECTED
((I'VE COLLECTED OVER TWO TONS OF ALUMINUM CANS AND I TRY TO SELL WHEN THE
PRICE IS UP. I LIKE TO PUT THE MONEY I GET THEN BACK INTO THE MILL.))
OUT Q=INTO THE MILL
More than 140 mills use to dot Floyd County's countryside only about 17
IN Q=i've always liked
((I'VE ALWAYS LIKED OLD MILLS. EVER SINCE MY GRANDFATHER AND I WOULD GO
FISHING BY AN OLD MILL. I JUST LOVE TO LISTEN TO THEM RUN AND I THINK IT'S
IMPORTANT TO PRESERVE A PIECE OF HISTORY.))
OUT Q=PIECE OF HISTORY
Preserving history isn't all Gettel has planned.
Instead of grinding corn he says the restored mill will generate electricity
for his home.
Denise Allen News 7.))
And coming up, Steve Mason will check in from today's Rugby action Bobby
Labonte is on the pole at Phoenix.
and the Hokies come from behind to beat Pittsburgh in a Big East showdown in
The Virginia Cavaliers were in Tallahasse this afternoon taking on the third
ranked Seminoles of Florida State.
SUPER=03-Tallahassee, FL/ABC SPORTS; :
It was the Warrick Dunn Tiki Barber show in the first half. Dunn takes the
handoff and goes over the left side cuts back and out runs the Cavalier defense
for a 65 yard touchdown and the Seminoles led 7 to nothing.
But Virginia came back putting the ball into Tiki's Hands he turns the
corner turns on the speed and he takes it in from 48 yards out to make it 7 to
7 with 2:19 left in the first quarter.
Florida State led 14 to 7 but the Cavaliers tied it at 14 when Aaron Brooks
comes in and dives over from the one to make it at 14 to 14.
Virginia took the lead at the half Rafael Garcia booting the 38 yard field
goal to make it 21 to 14 Cavaliers.
The Seminoles scored 17 points in SUPER=36-Florida
St./31/Virginia/24/;the second half the back breaker came in the fourth
quarter Rock Preston taking the handoff and scoring from 42 yards out and
Florida State beats Virginia 31 to 24.
The Virginia Tech Hokies started slow but came on strong this afternoon to
beat Pittsburgh 34 to 17.
IN Q=First audio
SUPER=03-Blacksburg/Hokies vs Panthers; :00
SUPER=01-Shawn Scales/Two Touchdown Catches; :44
SUPER=36-Virginia Tech/34/Pittsburgh/17/; :54
SUPER=01-Frank Beamer/Virginia Tech Head Coach; 1:04
OUT Q=.......next one."
((A rainy day greeted the Tech Players as they made their way on to Worsham
After trailing 3 to nothing in the first quarter< The Hokies got on the
board Ken Oxendine takes the handoff and scores from the six to give Tech the 7
to 3 lead with 9 minutes left in the first.
Pitt would counter with this two yard touchdown by Dewayne Schulters to
make it 10 to 7 Pittsburgh.
The Hokies led by three at the Half but the Panthers would take the lead
as Quarterback Matt Lytle goes in to score from the two to make it 17 to 13.
The Tech Offense answered the call. Jim Druckenmiller goes to the air and
lays it out for Shawn Scales for one of his two touchdowns on the day and the
Hokies took a 10 point lead.))
((SHAWN SCALES/CAUGHT TWO TOUCHDOWN PASSES: ))
((Ken Oxendine would score his second touchdown with over six minutes left in
the game and the Hokies beat the Panthers 34 to 17.))
((FRANK BEAMER/VIRGINIA TECH HEAD COACH: ))
Head Coach Frank Beamer confirmed the suspension of a couple of players
after today's game.
Linebacker Tony Morrison and Punter John Thomas have been suspended
It's Morrison's second suspension this season.
In other Big East action Syracuse beat Boston College and in the A-C-C
Maryland downs Duke.
For those and all of today's college scores lets check the boards.
wipe to boards
SUPER=0101-/Northeastern/14/j/William & Mary/21////C.
SUPER=0101-j/Hampton/20//S. Carolina St./14////Emory &
SUPER=0101-/Sewanee/21/j/W & L/24///j/Maryland/22//Duke/19///;
SUPER=0101-j/Navy/47//Wake Forest/18////C. Florida/20/j/Georgia Tech/27///;
SUPER=0101-/Ohio State#2/38//Iowa#20/26/4//j/Arizona St.#4/41//Stanford/9///;
SUPER=0101-j/LSU#13/28//Mississippi St./20///j/Brigham Young#15/45//TCU/21///;
SUPER=0101-j/Kansas St.#16/42//Oklahoma/35///j/Penn St.#17/48//Indiana/26///;
OUT Q=...LAST SCORE
GRAPHIC=Ed and Sandy Lee Cup
27 teams in 4 divisions are competing for the Ed and Sandy Lee Cup this
weekend at Green Hill Park.
Steve mason takes a look at the first day of competion.
IN Q=first audio
SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.; :00
SUPER=01-Scott Delaney/Mary Washington College; :18
SUPER=01-Amy Porter/Virginia Tech Team Captain; :42
SUPER=01-Johnny McLean/Mid-Atlantic Rugby Union Director; :59
OUT Q=news 7 sports"
Bobby Labonte captured the pole this afternoon for the Dura Lube 500 with a
record of 131 point 076 miles per hour.
Dale Jarrett and Jeff Gordon qualified in the top 20 but Points leader
Terry Labonte will start 30-th.
Here's a look at the top 20.
wipe to lineup
SUPER=0107-1. Bobby Labonte/131.976/2. Mike Skinner//3. Ricky Rudd//4. Ken
Schrader//5. Dale Jarrett;
SUPER=0107-6. Mark Martin//7. Kenny Wallace//8. Rick Mast//9. Rusty
Wallace//10. Jeremy Mayfield//;
SUPER=0107-11. Bill Elliott//12. Ernie Irvan//13. Todd Bodine//14. John
Andretti//15. Sterling Marlin//;
SUPER=0107-16. Joe Nemechek//17. Bobby Hamilton//18. Darrell Waltrip//19. Jeff
Gordon//20. Wally Dallenbach//;