This man made threatening phone calls to young girls. Tonight we'll hear one
of those calls.
Dramatic home video of last weekends airliner crash.
Plus can Alleghany Highlands leaders agree on a new jail
And a special report checking out eye lifts.
News 7 is next.
Dramatic pictures released of (----------------)
the Ethiopian airliner crash off the Comoros Islands.
Honeymooners captured these pictures as the hijacked plane plunged into the
This man was convicted of making threatening phone calls to young girls in
Roanoke. We'll listen in to one of his calls.
The skin around the eyes is the first to show age- but there are some ways
to look better. We'll take a closer look eye lifts.
Plus UVa is going to a bowl game. We'll tell you which one,
Join us for News 7 at Eleven.
Two or three times a week over the past THREE YEARS Michael Obremski called
some unsuspecting young girl in the Roanoke area, threatening- -in graphic
detail- -to defile her.
A judge in Roanoke today doubled Obremski's sentence for the string of
obscene phone calls that the prosecutor said robbed these girls of their
Obremski said he was just "TALKING" to the young girls he called from the
pay phone outside his motel room.
A police detective played a recording of one of Obremski's calls for us
OUT Q=so good.
The prosecutor says that was nothing compared to the kind of graphic
language Obremski used in the hundreds of calls describing how he planned to
defile his victims.
Obremski will serve about 20 of the 31-years he got in Roanoke, before
becoming eligible for parole.
He's also been sentenced to serve an additional 31 and a half years from
Danville authorities are investigating the death of an elderly couple
discovered in their Springfield Road home this morning.
Police found Jessie and Elizabeth Kendrick dead after their daughter could
not get them to answer their door.
Authorities would not say how the Kendricks died but foul play appears a
A back window in the home may have been forced open, and the couple's car
was found a few blocks away.
Police did say the two may have been dead for several days before they were
Autopsies will be done tomorrow in Roanoke.
A sheriff's deputy took a knife from a pair of murder suspects in 1985
that's now a factor in another case from the same era.
(Yens Sir-ings) Jens Soering's attorney hoped the knife would exonerate him
in the deaths of Derek and Nancy Hayson.
But it came back from the state lab this week withOUT any traces of blood.
Now serving two life terms for killing his girlfriend's parents, Soering is
due back in court in Bedford in two weeks.
His lawyer will argue that a couple of hitchhikers who killed a Roanoke man
two days later could have murdered the Haysoms, rather than the German honors
student from U-V-a.
Amazing home video is captured of that Ethiopian Airliner crashing into the
Bob Orr has the dramatic story.
SUPER=01-Marinda Gouws/Crash Photographer; 37
SUPER=08-Dolph Gouws/Crash Witness; 1:02
OUT Q=CBS News, Washington."
((These are final seconds of Ethiopian Airlines flight 961.
The Boeing 767......commandeered by three hijackers....ran out of fuel and
crashed Saturday into the Indian Ocean near the Comoros Islands off the east
coast of Africa....killing more than 120 of the 175 people aboard.
These remarkable pictures were taken by a young South African couple
honeymooniog n the beach...just 500 yards from where the jet came down.
SOT/MARINDA GOUWS, CRASH PHOTOGRAPHER
I WAS TAKING SOME VIDEO OF MY HUSBAND AND WHEN I LOOKED UP I SAW THE
PLANE AND AT THAT MOMENT I HAVEN'T GOT ANY FEELINGS BUT AFTER THAT I'M
The couple continued taking video as other vacationers and islanders turned
rescuers. Crash survivors could be seen standing on large parts of the
wreckage...as all available small boats rushed towards them.
DOLPH GOUWS, CRASH WITNESS
THERE WERE DIVERS FROM COMOROS, CHILDREN OF 16, 17 YEARS THAT WENT IN
AND THEY SAVED SOME LIVES. SO THEY WERE VERY BRAVE.
The injured were carried back to shore.... some on boats......others in the
arms of volunteers.
On the beach crowds of vacationers pitched-in in an effort to revive
Some could NOT be saved.
But 50 people DID survive the accident......a tribute experts say to the pilots
skills under extreme duress in bringing the jetliner down in a
CONTROLLED crash landing at sea. Bob Orr, CBS News, Washington.))
A suprise at the O-J Simpson trial.
SUPER=03-Santa Monica, CA;
Defense attorneys did not cross examine Simpson today- Instead they'll wait
until they present their side of the case.
((LAURIE LEVINSON/LEGAL CONSULTANT: IF YOU WAIT UNTIL THE DEFENSE CASE HE'LL BE
SURROUNDED BY HIS OWN WITNESSES. HIS EXPERTS WILL GET UP THERE AND EXPLAIN AWAY
SOME OF THE PLAINTIFF'S EVIDENCE. BY THAT TIME WE'LL SEE A NEW RENEWED O.J.
SUPER=01-Laurie Levinson/CBS Legal Consulant;
OUT Q=renewed O.J. Simpson."
The trial is on break until Tuesday- but one juror won't be back.
The judge booted Anne Marie Jamison off the case- reportedly because she
was overly friendly to some principal players in the case.
((ANNE MARIE JAMISON/DISMISSED JUROR: WE WERE JUST TALKING. I NEVER TALKED
ABOUT THE TRIAL. WE WEREN'T SUPPOSED TO TALK ABOUT OURSELVES SO I THOUGHT
CLOTHING WAS A SAFE TOPIC.))
SUPER=01-Anne Marie Jamison/Dismissed Juror;
OUT Q=A SAFE TOPIC.
Jamison was replaced by another white, female juror.
HARD MUSIC UNDER
Still to come on newscast, leaders in the Alleghany Highlands try to revive
a new regional jail plan-
and mothers against drunk drivers say Virginia is making progress in the war
against drinking and driving
MUSIC UP FULL
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ROBIN REED, AND MIKE STEVENS WITH SPORTS."))
Just a few weeks ago, a regional jail agreement in the Alleghany Highlands
Tonight community leaders tried to put it back together.
Officials from Alleghany County, Bath County, and Clifton Forge spent almost
two and a half hours in closed session, trying to hammer out a new deal.
State Senator Bo Trumbo, who was there to provide information, inferred that
there may be some flexibility in state deadlines for construction.
IN Q=they've got an
((SEN. BO TRUMBO/R-BOTETOURT CO.;THEY'VE GOT AN ESTIMATED COMPLETION DATE OF
FEBRUARY OF '99, IF YOU GO AND EXPAND ON THAT THEN IT NEEDS TO BE DONE NOW, BUT
BY THE SAME TOKEN, WE LIVE IN A WORLD OF VARIABLES, ALL THINGS ARE RELATIVE AND
WE'LL GET IT DONE WHEN WE GET IT DONE.))
SUPER=01-Sen. Bo Trumbo/(R) Botetourt Co.
OUT Q=when we get it done
Officials leaving the meeting wouldn't comment on how things went, but
everyone appeared upbeat.
One representative said it was time well spent, and they've taken the first
An accident involving a fire truck and a police car has a Radford
firefighter out of a job AND charged with driving under the influence.
Tommy Long was placed on administrative leave immediately after the accident
Today he was fired.
Radford police chief A-C Earles says the fire truck hit a police car that
was parked at another wreck at the intersection of Rock Road and Auburn Avenue.
The accident caused minor damages to the police car and fire truck and no
one was injured.
Long had been a firefighter in Radford for more than 20 years.
According to Mothers Against Drunk Drivers... the Commonwealth is doing
pretty well in the fight against drinking and driving.
This afternoon at a press conference, MADD gave Virginia a "B" grade... but
for the nation as a whole... the rating was only a "C"
Despite being better than average in the Commonwealth, officials believe
more can be done.
IN Q=Our state
((BRENDA ALTMAN/MOTHERS AGAINST DRUNK DRIVERS: OUR STATE HAS MADE GREAT STRIDES
IN COMBATTING IMPAIRED DRIVING. WE HAVE COME A LONG WAY. BUT THERE IS ALWAYS
ROOM FOR IMPROVEMENT. ))
SUPER=01-Brenda Altman/Mothers Against Drunk Drivers;
One way to improve... according to Altman... is to increase the number of
She got some help today from 15 local law enforcement agencies.
They teamed up for the first of many holiday season D- U- I stops.
IN Q=Our goal
((1ST SERGEANT JOE PETERS/VIRGINIA STATE POLICE: OUR GOAL IS BETWEEN NOW AND
THE END OF THE YEAR THROUGH NEW YEARS IS TO HAVE SEVERAL SOBRIETY CHECK POINTS
THROUGHOUT OUR DISTRICT.))
SUPER=01-1st Sergeant Joe Peters/Va. State Police;
OUT Q=our district
Peters says the day before Thanksgiving is one of the busiest travel times
of the year.
He's urging motorists to drive defensively.
Attorney General Jim Gilmore may be fighting the F-D-A's effort to stop kids
from smoking-- but he's NOT against tougher enforcement in Virginia.
Gilmore says it's perfectly legal for law enforcement officers to use
children for undercover tobacco buying "sting" operations.
Loudoun Republican Bill Mims requested the opinion.
IN Q=I hope
((DEL. BILL MIMS/R-LEESBURG: I HOPE THAT THE OPINION WILL BE USED BY THE LOCAL
OFFICIALS IN DECIDING WHETHER THEY LOCALLY WANT TO HAVE THAT SORT OF AN
ENFORCEMENT EFFORT. AND OF COURSE, IF AN UNDERAGE PURCHASER DOES WORK WITHLAW
ENFORCEMENT, IT WOULD HAVE TO BE WITH THE FULL APPROVAL OF THAT YOUTH'S
PARENTS, AND ALSO WITH THE FULL CONSENT OF THE YOUTH AS WELL.))
SUPER=01-Del. Bill Mims/(R) Leesburg;
OUT Q=as well
The Virginia Department of Health has just finished its second annual survey
of how often illegal sales of tobacco to minors are made.
About 100 youth volunteers tried to purchase tobacco at more than one
thousand stores and vending machines around the state.
They were successful in making an illegal purchase 37 percent of the time.
Virginia Public Safety Secretary Jerry Kilgore is stepping down.
Kilgore is expected to announce a bid for Attorney General.
That brings the number of Republicans to four who are interested in running
for Attorney General in 1997.
Kilgore has overseen law enforcement, prisons and natural disasters for
Governor George Allen since 1993.
He's from Scott County.
The election to select Virgil Goode's successor in the State Senate is now
set for December 17th.
Democrat Roscoe Reynolds will take on Republican Allen Dudley in the special
The winner will replace Goode in Richmond--the Rocky Mount Democrat was
elected to the 5th District congressional seat earlier this month.
If Dudley wins the special election, the G-O-P would gain a majority in the
Soft Music Under
When we return after these messages, we'll meet some hockey players who
don't want to wait around for their rink to freeze,
and Beth Myer will lift the lid on a surgical procedure that some people are
turning to smooth out the wrinkles.
MUSIC UP FULL
One of the first places to show aging is the skin around the eyes. But
experts say this is one of the easiest areas to get positive results with
Doctors say pain from the surgery is usually minimal, and doesn't require
much recovery time.
Full Screen=First Look
Beth Myer sat in on one consultation as the surgeon and patient talked about
IN Q=Most candidates for
SUPER=01-Kaye Ward/Patient; :07
SUPER=01-Dr. Carol Reichel/Plastic Surgeon; :47
OUT Q=Beth Myer, News, 7.
((Most candidates for surgery on the eye lids are about 40 years old or
older, but some seek treatment in the mid 30s.
11 52 15 00 - 11 52 22 00
IN Q=I've noticed an
((KAYE WARD/PATIENT: I'VE NOTICED AN EXCESS BAGGAGE ON THE UPPER EYELIDS AND
I'M LOOKING FOR A YOUNGER LOOK. ))
OUT Q=a younger look.
video directly before the next bite should match this cart.
Kaye Ward has only a few wrinkles under her eye, but the skin is a little
11 47 06 00 - 11 47 28 00
IN Q=When I pull
((DR. CAROL REICHEL/PLASTIC SURGEON: WHEN I PULL HER EYELID DOWN IT SNAPS
RIGHT BACK. SHE'S GOT GOOD TONE TO HER EYE LID. WHAT I WORRY ABOUT IS THE
PATIENT WHEN I PULL THE EYELID DOWN, IT STAYS THERE WHEN I LET GO. THAT'S AN
INDICATION IF I TIGHTEN THE SKIN TOO MUCH IT WILL PULL THE EYE LID DOWN AND IT
WILL STAY THERE. THEY'LL HAVE AN EYELID HEALED DOWN LIKE THIS. ))
OUT Q=down like this.
pamphlet shot of fat sacks
The surgeon will also look for puffiness around the eye,
back to kay before bite if possible, otherwise hold the pamphlet.
but Kay does not have much in this area.
11 47 43 00 - 11 47 56 00
IN Q=What it is, the fat
((DR. CAROL REICHEL/PLASTIC SURGEON: WHAT IT IS THE FAT AROUND THE EYE, THE
FILM LAYER THAT HOLDS IT IN HAS WEAKENED AND IT BULGES OUT UNDERNEATH THE EYE.
OUT Q=underneath the eye.
pamphlet video on incisions
and video at 11 50 06 00-17 00
In most cases, scaring after this procedure is minimal. The incisions follow
the natural contour lines of the upper and lower lids.
The surgery will cause bruising but recovery is usually fast.
11 57 07 00 - 11 57 15 00
IN Q=Sometimes we do
((DR. REICHEL: SOMETIMES WE DO THE SURGERY ON FRIDAY, I'LL SEE THEM MONDAY AND
GET THE STITCHES OUT. THEY GO BACK TO WORK ON TUESDAY. ))
OUT Q=on Tuesday.
STAND UP PLEASE USE THIS ONE!
11 42 14 00 - 11 42 29 00
BETH MYER: DR. REICHEL SAYS IT'S RARE BUT BLINDNESS HAS OCCURRED IN A VERY
SMALL PERCENTAGE OF PATIENTS. SHE SAYS IT'S USUALLY CAUSED WHEN DEEP
INJECTIONS ARE MADE AND BLEEDING OCCURS BEHIND THE EYE. SHE SAYS THEY JUST
DON'T DO THOSE KIND OF INJECTIONS NOW FOR THAT VERY REASON.
BETH MYER, NEWS 7.))
The cost of an eye-lift ranges from 9-hundred to about 2-thousand dollars,
depending on what must be done.
Insurance will only cover the procedure if there is a medical reason that
makes it necessary.
Tomorrow, a closer look at how breast reconstruction helps many women cope
with the trauma of cancer treatment.
A husband and wife from Salem are the state's latest millionaires.
James and Martha Richards claimed the second half of last Wednesday's
eight-point seven million dollar jackpot.
The Richards bought the winning ticket at C-J's Market on Chestnut Street in
The store gets five-thousand dollars for selling the winning ticket.
The Richards got their first of 19 payments today for 149-thousand dollars,
An Alexandria Couple won the other half of the prize.
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Lots of sports headed your way tonight but first a feel good story down in
the sunshine state
Players for the Miami Dolphins handed out turkeys to the less forunate today
in remebering the holiday thanksgiving spirit and what it means to give...now
we give you the numbers.
wipe to boards
wipe to scores
SUPER=0098-j/Michigan/87//Ball State/63////Iowa State/87//Alcorn State/58///;
The Virginia mens basketball team...continues to bask both in the sun and
on the court out in Hawaii in the Maui Invitational. Last night the cavaliers
topped Atlantic 10 power Massachusetts 75-68.
SUPER=03-Maui, HI/ESPN; :00
before hoops...got to go to the beach..which way do you go though..
Jeff Jones's team knew exactly where to be on the floor. Senior Jamal
Robinson...is the sole benefactor off the UVa break..he finishes with the slam.
60-40 UVa with 7:20 left in the game.
His back court mate and former Patrick Henry standout Curtis Staples says
hey...I can drive to the iron too!! He scores his 11th point on the night.
Carmelo Travieso tries to bring the Minutemen back, but there were not enough
minutes as Virginia advances to the Maui title game with the 75-68 win.
((HAROLD DEANE/SCORED 13 POINTS:))
SUPER=01-Harold Deane/Scored 13 Points; :00
OUT Q=...as a team"
To the NBA where the Charlotte Hornets took the hard wood against the
defending champs from the west in the seattle SuperSonics. The Hornets looked
impressive in their 97-89 win.
SUPER=03-Charlotte, NC/Sonics vs. Hornets; :00
How about the big battle inside. The Super Sonics sam perkins, the former
carolina Tarheel, goes over Anthony mason for the bucket.
But you gotta watch out for the brick mason!! Anthony comes right back at the
other end of the floor with this blue collar hoop.
Charlotte seems to have decent inside/outside punch this season with Dave
Cowen at the helm.
Watch former Virginia tech sharp shooter dell Curry do what he does best from
the corner...nothing but nylon.
Charlotte goes on to beat seattle by 8.
On to the womens side where last night marked a special occassion for the
Lady Volunteers of Tennessee.
SUPER=03-Knoxville, TN; :00
Pat Head Summitt and her Lady Vols proudly watched as their 1995 NCAA
championship banner was raised into the rafters before tip off of UT's gamne
with Wisconsin Green Bay.
The defending national champs would go on to dominate the contest winning 71
GRAPHIC=News 7 sports
The Salem police department has charged 7 students from Northside high school
destruction of private property for vandalizing the Salem Football Stadium
back on November 14th. The 7 students are juveniles and their names cannot be
On to the freezer where the NHL was busy tonight. We check out the New
York Rangers and the Phoenix Coyotes.
SUPER=03-Phoenix, AZ/Rangers vs. Coyotes; :00
In the first period, the angers on the power play and their veteran captain
gets the job done. Mark Messier rips the rope with this tally.
New York was not done yet. Bryan leetch follwes Mes with yet another tally
on the defeltion. Right now the rangers are beating Phoenix 2-1 in the second.
Still to come tonight, UVa accepts an invitation to go bowling on lanes the
cavs have played on before,
and Mike Stevens checks in from Blacksburg where the Hokies are getting
ready for the wahoos.
Virginia's win over North Carolina kept the bolwing lanes open for Virginia
and today the Cavs accepted an invitation to play in the 6th annual Carquest
Bowl December 27th.
SUPER=03-Fort Lauderdale, FL/1994; :00
Tiki and Ronde Barber, along with the wrest of the Cavaliers are making
their second trip to pro Player Park, which was Joe Robbie back then.
Virginia lost to Boston College on 31-13 on that day back in 1994. The Cavs
will most likely meet the loser of the Miami/Syracuse game this weekend,
but carquest Bowl officals said today, that they are also going to take a good
hard look at West Virginia.
The Hokies and the Cavaliers open their second century of competition this
Friday aftewrnoon at Lane Stadium. Mike Stevens says fans are in for a show if
this one is anything like last year's battle.
IN Q=first audio
SUPER=03-Charlottesville/November 1995; :00
SUPER=01-Billy Conaty/Virginia Tech Center; :35
SUPER=01-Loren Johnson/Virginia Tech Cornerback; 1:06
SUPER=01-Frank Beamer/Virginia Tech Head Coach; 1:34
OUT Q=...news 7 sports"
Hockey's usually played on the Hard water, but what about hockey- UNDER
SUPER=03-Kansas City, MO;
That's what this group is doing in Kansas City, Missouri.
It looks neat from up above- but even cooler from underwater.
Even though this game is played in the water, it can be rough.
((TOM SMITH/UNDERWATER HOCKEY PLAYER: YOU'VE GOT THESE TO PROTECT YOUR EARS AND
YOU'VE GOT THIS TO PROTECT YOUR TEETH SO IF YOU GET WHACKED IN THE MOUTH YOU
WON'T NOTICE IT IN THEORY.))
SUPER=01-Tom Smith/Underwater Hockey Player;
OUT Q=notice it in theory."
The players made a couple of goals for the cameras.
Just days before their annual battle for football dominance, Virginia Tech
is offering congratulations to the University of Virginia.
But the billboard on the route 460 bypass in Christiansburg is raising some
Tech officials stress it's a sincere salute to higher education in Virginia
and especially to U-V-A, for its ranking by U-S-A Today as the top PUBLIC
university in the nation.
IN Q=We've had more
((LARRY HINCKER/TECH UNIVERSITY RELATIONS DIRECTOR: WE'VE HAD MORE THAN ONE
PERSON THINK THAT IT WAS A UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA PLAQUE, INCLUDING SEVERAL
VICE PRESIDENTS N THE UNIVERSITY BECAUSE IT DOESN'T HAVE ATTRIBUTION, BUT THAT
WILL BE FIXED TOMORROW. THIS REALLY IS OUR WAY OF SAYING CONGRATULATIONS TO
THE UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA FOR BEING RECOGNIZED FOR EXCELLENCE.))
SUPER=01-Larry Hincker/Tech University Relations Dir.;
OUT Q=recognized for excellence.
Tomorrow the billboard will be changed to make it clear it really is a TECH
salute and not CAVALIER crowing.