Next on News 7 at Five-
A family argument erupts in gunfire in Campbell County- three people are
A new business is coming to town on this site. Len Besthoff will have a
Plus trying to beat the clock in Minnesota.
Temperatures drift to the cold side this week especially by Wednesday.
Details just ahead.
Infectious diseases are making an alarming comeback.
The World Health Organization says new diseases are popping up faster than
ever-- while killers of the past are rebounding.
A family argument leaves three people dead in Campbell County this
morning--police say a son gunned down his parents, then took his own life.
Double Boxes=Jean and Steve/Microwave
Steve Smallshaw joins us from our Lynchburg newsroom... Steve how did all
Jean, Campbell County authorities say a domestic dispute that began some
time yesterday spilled over to this morning.
That's when 24- year- old Barry Wayne Bohannon apparently picked up a
shotgun and started firing.
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SUPER=01-Robert Maxey/Campbell Co. Sheriff; :29
OUT Q=the three bodies.
(( It's a neighborhood where residents say not much ever happens.
All that changed just after daybreak this morning.
IN Q=I was outside
((WILLIAM CAMPBELL/HEARD GUNSHOTS: I WAS OUTSIDE OF THE BUSY GIRAFFE DAYCARE
CENTER DOWN HERE WHEN I HEARD TWO SHOTS.))
OUT Q=heard two shots.
The shots came from this house at 110 George Street.
Police say 24- year- old Barry Wayne Bohannon had been arguing with his 52-
year- old parents, Hazel and Joe Bohannon, since Sunday.
Around 6 a-m, the argument turned deadly.
IN Q=From all indications
((SHERIFF ROBERT MAXEY/CAMPBELL COUNTY: FROM ALL INDICATIONS, BARRY BOHANNON
SHOT HIS MOTHER AND FATHER, THEN CAME OUTSIDE THE HOUSE AND TURNED THE GUN ON
HIMSELF, SHOT HIMSELF.))
OUT Q=shot himself.
Bohannon's 21- year- old sister Sandra fled to a neighbor's home and called
They quickly cordoned off the area, and neighbors watched in stunned silence
as investigators spent several hours photographing the crime scene and removing
the three bodies.))
Those bodies have been sent to Roanoke for autopsies.. police say Barry
Bohannon used a shotgun to kill his parents and himself.
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Sheriff Maxey also says Barry Bohannon has undergone treatment for
psychiatric problems in the past. Jean?
A Lynchburg school administrator has pleaded guilty to contributing to the
delinquency of a minor.
Authorities say former E.C. Glass athletic director Frank Murray had a two-
year- long relationship with a female student... one that included phone sex
and some limited physical contact.
A grand jury indicted Murray this morning.
IN Q=This had to
((BILL PETTY/LYNCHBURG PROSECUTOR: THIS HAD TO BE A PLEA OF GUILTY. WE WOULD
NOT ACCEPT ANY KIND OF PLEA THAT IN ANY WAY TRIED TO MINIMIZE HIS
RESPONSIBILITY IN THIS CASE.))
SUPER=01-Bill Petty/Lynchburg Prosecutor; :00
OUT Q=in this case.
Murray was given a 90- day suspended jail term.
He has resigned from his job at the school.
A company in the bakery business will soon build a large plant in northeast
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Len Besthoff says the deal between Maple Leaf Foods and the city has been
cooking for quite a few months.
Len, with the name Maple Leaf Foods I'm guessing there's a Canadian
Yeah Jean, Maple Leaf's parent company is based in Canada...but it makes a
lot of bread like this right here in the U-S-of-A...and pretty soon you can add
Roanoke to that list.
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OUT Q=extra effort
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IN Q=I'm very
OUT Q=city of Roanoke.
News-7 first told you in February that city owned land was earmarked for a
large manufacturer employing over 150 people.
But before landing this company, both the city and the Commonwealth had to
put a lot of bread on the table to keep Maple Leaf Foods from going elsewhere.
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OUT Q=extra effort.
Jean the total investment by the city and the Commonwealth tops a million-
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Others in the bidding included Pennsylvania, North Carolina, and some in
( QUESTION: WHAT WILL THESE JOBS PAY?)
The next few hours will be critical for fire fighters trying to battle a
blaze on a Rockbridge County Mountain.
There have been varying reports... but the Virginia Department of Forestry
now estimates that some 250 acres have burned since Saturday night.
That number, however, is expected to double.
Fire fighters will be torching areas along the fire line in an attempt to
burn the blaze out.
At this point no one's been hurt and no homes have been threatened.
In Minnesota, homes ARE in danger- from rising flood water.
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It's a race against time in Granite Falls-
People are trying to get as many sandbags in place as they can- before the
((YOU CAN'T BELIEVE HOW MANY PEOPLE FROM ALL OVER HAVE COME JUST TO HELP. THERE
WAS PEOPLE LINED UP DOWN BY OUR HOUSE ON THE STEPS.))
OUT Q=on the steps."
Volunteers are fighting blowing snow and sub-zero wind chills.
On the street- trucks line up with even more sandbags.
The river is swollen- and man made barriers are now the only thing keeping
it from some neighborhoods.
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Up next on News 7 at 5--
Will a White House meeting help get the shaky Mideast Peace process back on
and they're working as fast as they can on board the shuttle Columbia. The
latest mission will end early, with landing now set for tomorrow.
And, for all you sink eaters out there-- you know who you are, making meals
out of whatever you find in the fridge and eating it hovering over the sink-- a
cookbook just for you....without all the cooking.
Speaking of eating--pasta is an easy and favorite dinner for many of us.
Patrick Evans is sampling some new heart-healthy recipes and he's promised
Scientists aboard the Space Shuttle Columbia are trying to get as many
experiments done as they can-
before heading back to Earth.
A deteriorating and potentially explosive power generator is forcing an
((GREGORY LINTERIS/COLUMBIA CREW MEMBER: I WAS DISAPPOINTED THE MISSION WAS CUT
SHORT PARTICULARLY FROM THE PERSPECTIVE OF SCIENTISTS WHO'VE BEEN WAITING AND
WORKING SO LONG TO TRY AND GET THESE EXPERIMENTS IN SPACE.))
SUPER=01-Gregory Linteris/Columbia Crew Member;
OUT Q=EXPERIMENTS IN SPACE."
One of those scientists is Virginia Tech grad Roger Crouch.
Crouch and other scientists have worked for three years putting research
together for the mission.
The shuttle will land tomorrow.
President Clinton calls his meeting with Israel's leader frank, candid and
The afternoon session with Benjamin Netanyahu went about an hour longer than
Clinton says the talks are aimed at getting the Mideast peace process back
((I THINK THE IMPORTANT THING IS TO CREATE AN ENVIRONMENT IN WHICH THE STEPS
WILL BE TAKEN WHICH WILL MAKE PEACE POSSIBLE.))
((BENJAMIN NETANYAHU/ISRAELI PRIME MINISTER: I THINK BOTH OF US SEE THE NEED TO
FIGHT TERRORISM. WE WILL EXPLORE THESE AND OTHER SUBJECTS I'M SURE.))
SUPER=01-Benjamin Netanyahu/Israeli Prime Minister; 06 quick
OUT Q=OTHER SUBJECTS I'M SURE."
The Israelis and Palestinians are still not talking.
Netanyahu has said the Palestinians must stop all terrorism against Israel
for peace talks to resume.
Charter airline CEO Coleman Andrews kicked off his campaign for lieutenant
The Fairfax millionaire is the best funded in a field of three competing for
the Republican nomination June 10th.
Andrews says a thriving economy and social reforms are his vision for
IN Q=I have
((COLEMAN ANDREWS/R-CANDIDATE FOR LT. GOV.: I HAVE NO QUESTION THAT REBUILDING
A HEALTHIER SOCIAL FABRIC IS THE HARDER OF THE TWO CHALLENGES. BUT IT'S ALSO
THE MOST VITAL OF THE TWO CHALLENGES. BECAUSE THINK FOR A MOMENT, WHAT GOOD IS
A THRIVING ECONOMY IF IT EXISTS AMIDST FRACTURED FAMILIES AND CHAOTIC CRUMBLING
OUT Q=crumbling communities?
Among his positions: vouchers for school choice, a ban on so-called partial
birth abortions, and a super-majority needed to raise taxes in the General
He will will make 22 stops around the state in four days.
A Roanoke Valley minister who worked to improve relations between the police
department and the city's minority residents has died.
The Reverend Alfred Prunty was pastor of Slate Hill Baptist Church.
He served as co- chairman of Roanoke's Community Relations Task Force.
That group encouraged community policing and urged the city to step up its
efforts to hire more black officers.
Prunty died Sunday in a Richmond hospital. He was 71 years old.
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Straight ahead--if you love pasta and rich sauces, but are trying to eat
healthy, have no fear--Patrick Evans has some great tasting, lighter recipes.
(patrick ad lib)
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Do you love pasta? The kind with rich alfredo sauce, or perhaps a thick,
hearty meat sauce?
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Patrick Evans grew up on those kinds of recipes, but today he's going to
tell us how to enjoy those great pastas you love, without all the fat and
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SUPER=01-Jane Hoover/Health Management Center;
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Still to come on News 7 at 5--
looking back at the Express season.
Roanoke bowed out of the playoffs last night--Mike Stevens will have that and
more in sports.
On Health Check, in light of the hepatitis scare from tainted
don't be scared away from fresh produce.
Some advice on how to keep YOUR family safe from dangerous bacteria--
Some news concerning children's health insurance.
Republican Orin Hatch and Democrat Edward Kennedy are proposing a 43-cent
federal tax on cigarette sales.
Two-thirds of the revenues will go to provide health insurance for the 10
million American kids currently uninsured.
The bill to be introduced tomorrow will be called the Hatch-Kennedy
It's being called a setback in the battle against disease and pestilence.
The World Health Organization says new infectious diseases are spreading
fast-- and old ones are staging powerful comebacks.
Studying the past two decades, the U-N agency notes the rise of AIDS,
Ebola, and the rising threat of drug-resistant malaria and tuberculosis.
The organization blames IN PART, complacency caused by the development of
Reports last week of strawberries contaminated with hepatitis A raise many
concerns about the safety of the food supply.
But even before 175 children and teachers got sick from the imported
berries, there had been an increasing number of reported cases of food
poisoning from fruits and vegetables.
Dr. Howard Torman has some ideas on potential culprits.
IN Q=The Journal of the
OUT Q=strains of E-coli.
The Journal of the American Medical Association recently suggested as we have
gotten away from eating meats and have incorporated more fruits and vegetables
into our diets there has been an increased demand from produce from third
world countries, where often there are less-rigorous
And as many people put a greater emphasis on unprocessed organically grown
foods, the risk of contamination increases also-- because while no pesticides
are used, cow manure is a common fertilizer a great medium for cultivating the
sorts of bugs that
can make you sick-- especially dangerous strains of E-coli.))
Dr. Torman says the best way to protect yourself is to simply rinse fruits
and vegetables in cold water before you cut them-- including those with rinds
that you plan on peeling off and throwing away.
For those of you who do most of your eating, standing over the kitchen sink
-- how about your very own cookbook?
It's more like a "DON'T Cook Book"-- for people who save precious time by
skipping dishes and silverware.
Some of the delicacies published in "The Official Sinkies Don't Cook Book"
include meat loaf in your fist, and cream cheese on the thumb.
And a new group has formed-- the "International Association of People who
Dine Over The Kitchen Sink."
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Welcome everybody to the Monday afternoon two minute sports ticker.
Let's get started on the basepaths this afternoon as a number of big league
are in action today.
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Let's begin in Wisconsin - and this is not Green Bay but Milwaukee.
Temperatures were in the 30s and below today as fans turned out at the
But they were not very well behaved.
It was free baseball day at County Stadium, and for some reason the fans threw
the balls back on the field.
Rangers manager Johnny Oates pulled his team off the field in protest, as
Brewers manager Phil Garner pleased with the fans.
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((PHIL GARNER/MILWAUKEE BREWERS MANAGER:))
SUPER=01-Phil Garner/Milwaukee Brewers Manager; :00
Play finally resumed with the Brewers Mike Matheny hitting one of those balls
back into the stands with this grand slam in the second off Ken Hill.
Right now the Brewers lead the Rangers 5 to 3 in the bottom of the 7th. The
game is being played under protest.
SUPER=03-Detroit, MI/Twins vs. Tigers; :00
It was also a chilly afternoon - 37 degrees to be exact - in Detroit as the
Tigers hosted the Twins.
The Tigers ended last season with 17 straight home losses, so they were after
their first win since August 30th of last year today.
And they would get it. Brian Johnson nailed a three run homer as the Motor
City hitmen beat the Twins 10-to-4.
Don't forget the Avalanche is home again tonight hosting Wilmington.
It's 25 cents hotdog night at the park.
Game time is 7.
Game four of the Kelly Cup Playoffs marked the end of the Roanoke
Express's season. Last night at the Round House; Hampton Roads beat Roanoke
4-3; thus winning the best of 5 series 3 games to 1.
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The Express lead by a goal; 3-2, with about two minutes to play after
Chris Lipsett's tally in the third. But, in the end, the Admirals 8 contract
players coupled with Roanoke's lack of help from it's affiliates was the
difference in the series.
((PIERRE PAIEMENT/EXPRESS GENERAL MANAGER:))
((JEFF LODER/EXPRESS CENTER:))
SUPER=01-Pierre Paiement/Express General Manager; :00
SUPER=01-Jeff Loder/Express Center; :21
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More baseball headed your way at 6. We will here from Radford star Kelly
Dampeer; who was named Big South player of the week today. see ya then
Final exams are swiftly approaching for cadets at Virginia Military
But studying was NOT the top priority for hundreds of cadets this afternoon.
For the third consecutive year, cadets could be found in- and- around
Lexington, making improvements to their community.
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((WILL MARTIN/VMI CADET: IT'S A LOT BETTER THAN STUDYING. IT GIVES A BREAK FROM
STUDYING. IT'S THE MIDDLE OF OUR FTX WEEK WHICH IS OUR TRAINING EXERCISES. AND
WE JUST TAKE TODAY AND GET OUT OF THE CLASSROOM. GET OUT AND ENJOY THIS
BEAUTIFUL WEATHER AND IMPROVE OUR COMMUNITY. ))
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This group was busy planting 70 trees at Glen Maury Park in Buena Vista.
In all, 14 community service projects were completed with the help of 350
The man accused of killing two women at a Roanoke apartment complex has been
Double Boxes=Jean and Keith/Newsroom
Keith Humphry is in the newsroom with more.
Miguel Ortiz held police at bay for nearly two hours last week.
He is accused in the deaths of his ex girlfriend Sharon Casey and her
A grand jury returned 6 indictments against Ortiz today, including a charge
of capital murder.
The funeral for the two victims is set for tomorrow.
We'll have more on that story in 30 minutes on News 7 at 6. Jean?
That's it for NEWS-7 at FIVE-- for more news later tonight--
Join Connie Stevens for the region's first local primetime newscast, NEWS-7
Primetime-- tonight at 10 on WEFC.
have a nice evening, Goodnight