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[7Salem-Shooting]


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Police bullets didn't kill a three-year old child in a standoff in Salem Wednesday. They say the fatal shots came from the boy's father's gun. But police have not pressed charges against the father.
Tina Tenret has the story.
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[SUPER=01-James Bryant/Salem Police Chief;:24]
[SUPER=01-Mike Moore/Salem Rescue Squad;:43]
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((Police say 38-year-old Kelvin Vaughn started shooting even before officers arrived.
He was holed up in his ex-girlfriend's Salem apartment with the couple's son -- his ex-girlfriend, Kim Carter, drove off to call police, saying Vaughn would not leave.
Officers say when they knocked, Vaughn opened the apartment door and started shooting.
Officer Blake Critz then fired two shots into Vaughn's stomach and retreated.
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[SOT 4:36:26]
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((THE TWO SHOTS RETRIEVED WAS AT THE DOORWAY. AT NO TIME DID ANY OF OUR SHOTS ENTER THE LIVING ROOM AREA OR ANY OTHER PART OF THE APARTMENT COMPLEX.)) [RUNS:11]
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Police say Vaughn then went into the back bedroom and killed his son.
A SWAT team found the toddler with two bullet holes in the chest -- he died at the hospital.
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[SOT 13:38:26]
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((COMMENTS FROM SOME OF THE PEOPLE WITH KIDS -- THEY'RE STILL VERY UPSET WITH THE FATHER. TALKING TO OTHER RESCUE SQUAD MEMBERS -- HOW COULD A FATHER SHOOT HIS SON? QUESTIONS WE DON'T KNOW BUT THEY WILL AFFECT YOU.)) [RUNS:18]
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Police have charged Vaughn with attempted capital murder but say they need to record evidence before charging him with the death of his son.
Tina Tenret News7 Salem.))






[75-Harris]


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A war hero is recognized but an important governmental leader was reportedly left out of the ceremony.
Yesterday, lawmakers expressed their opinions on the omission.
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Virginia's Legislative Black Caucus recognized Navy Cross recipient Robert Jones, for his World War Two heroism.
The legislature's first black Republican this century was NOT invited to be part of the recognition.
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[SOT roxane 11:06:00]
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((DEL. PAUL HARRIS/R-ALBEMARLE: AND YET, THE ONLY BLACK MEMBER WHO HAS SERVED HIS COUNTRY IN THIS BODY WAS NOT INVITED TO PARTICIPATE IN THE CEREMONIES IN THE CENTER AISLE. NOW I THINK THAT IS AN AFFRONT. I TAKE THAT AS AN AFFRONT.))15

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((THOMAS JEFFERSON IS MY PREDECESSOR... HE DIDN'T SAY ALL BLACK DEMOCRATS.))14
[SOT 11:20:50]

((DEL. JERRAULD JONES/D-NORFOLK: AND PEOPLE WANTED TO KNOW, WELL IS HE GONNA BE ALLOWED TO JOIN THE BLACK CAUCUS? IS HE GONNA BE ONE OF YOU?))07
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((DEL. JERRAULD JONES/D-NORFOLK: WE DO NOT EXCLUDE. WE DO NOT DIVIDE. WE DO NOT TREAT HIM DIFFERENTLY.))09
[SUPER=01-Del. Paul Harris/(R) Albemarle Co.; :00]
[SUPER=01-Del. Jerrauld Jones/(D) Norfolk; :30]
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Black Caucus members say Harris had a choice to join them and declined.
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A slow warm-up begins today with mostly sunny skies, but more clouds on the way...Highs in the upper to mid-forties. The wind continues to hang around...
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[7BIRTHDAYS!]3/14/98
Saturday:

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[SUPER=130-17/Gerri Oliver/Roanoke;]



[SUPER=130-70/Lucille Adams/Penhook;]



(Anniversary)
[SUPER=130-57th/Hanford & Willa Dean/Pilot;]



[SUPER=130-1/Taylor Ranson/Hardy;]



[SUPER=130-4/Corey Saul/Pulaski;]



[SUPER=130-/James Walker/Glasgow;]



[SUPER=130-5/Benjamin Nunn/Bland;]


No Pictures:

[SUPER=131-/Dustin Moseley/Thaxton;]



[SUPER=131-86/Hazel Mathew/Roanoke;]



[SUPER=131-/Gay Tyree/Buena Vista;]



[SUPER=131-/Paul Manley/Buena Vista;]



[SUPER=131-/Marilyn Smith/Snow Creek;]



[SUPER=131-/Lucille Adams/Sago;]



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[45S-Orange-shooting]


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A shooting occurred yesterday afternoon on Orange Avenue injuring one man in the back.
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As many as half a dozen shots were fired.
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[SOT 13:51:58]
[IN Q=Basically]

((BASICALLY, KEITH, THERE WAS A NUMBER OF PEOPLE OUT HERE BETWEEN THE HOUSES. WE DON'T KNOW IF THERE WAS AN EXCHANGE OF GUNFIRE OR IF IT WAS ONE-SIDED. AND THE POLICE WERE CALLED IN REFERENCE TO THE SHOTS AND A REPORT OF "A MAN DOWN." WE HAVEN'T BEEN ABLE TO INTERVIEW HIM YET. HE'S IN NO CONDITION TO TALK. ))
[SUPER=01-Neil Tolrud/Roanoke Police Detective]
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The victim was taken to Roanoke Memorial Hospital, but officials there aren't releasing his condition.
Detective Tolrud says the man had been shot with a semi-automatic pistol.
As police were examining the scene, another man showed up at R-M-H with a gunshot wound to the hip.
Omari Shindano Brown LIVES at 1326 Orange Avenue and says he was merely returning fire from a man who pulled up out front of the house and started shooting.
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Brown says he's seen him before but doesn't know his name.

[45Abortion-Protest]


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The Hill city will be the setting for a series of anti- abortion protests, beginning today.
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They're coming to protest the jailing of Operation Rescue director Flip Benham.
Benham is serving a six- month jail term for trespassing at E.C. Glass High School last fall.
That's where today's events will kick off with a press conference.. school officials say they're prepared.
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[SOT 5:10:22]
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((JAMES MCCORMICK/LYNCHBURG SCHOOL SUPERINTENDENT: SO I THINK WE HAVE TO BE EVER VIGILANT AS TO WHERE THEY MIGHT SET UP THIS ALLEGED PRESS CONFERENCE, AND HOW MANY PEOPLE ARE IN ATTENDANCE. AS LONG AS THEY STAY OFF THE PROPERTIES OF THE SCHOOL DIVISION, WE HAVE NO INTEREST IN WHAT'S GOING ON, AS LONG AS WE CAN MOVE OUR CHILDREN SAFELY AND SECURELY.))
[SUPER=01-James McCormick/Lynchburg School Superintendent; :00]
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[OUT Q=safely and securely.]
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McCormick has asked Lynchburg police to remove and arrest, if necessary, anyone caught trespassing on school property.
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[45Bedford-Rape]


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Sexual assault charges have been filed against a 26-year-old Bedford man, believed to have taken liberties with a five-year-old girl.
Police say Mario Francisco Rivero is charged with rape and forcible sodomy against a child.
Authorities say the child's father contacted police Sunday night after he suspected his daughter had been sexually molested.
The suspect Rivero is described as a friend of the victim's family.

[45Drowning]


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A man was pulled from the Roanoke River last night in Salem after someone reported seeing a body floating on the water.
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] The Salem Rescue Squad responded and found a man floating on the river, seemingly lifeless.
The squad pulled him from the water. His identity and condition are unknown although when he was pulled from the river he was not moving.
The man appeared to be a white male in his late 50's.
The invesitgation is continuing.
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[45car-tax]


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State legislators have put the brakes on a compromise bill for a car tax cut.
The plan gained steam earlier this week when the House of Delegates unanimously passed it... but yesterday the Senate nixed the deal.
Senate Republicans killed the plan, saying that tax relief and borrowing don't mix.
In retaliation, the House then defeated the Senate's car tax cut.

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Taking a moment now to check out the all- important Friday forecast--
Mostly sunny skies early today, with clouds increasing later on.
Expect some warmer high temperatures in the 40s.
Variable cloudiness overnight, with lows not nearly as cold as they have been, in the 30s.
The four day forecast...
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[82-Salem-Shooting]


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The shots that killed a three-year old boy during a standoff with Salem police on Wednesday came from his father's gun, according to police.
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38-year-old Kelvin Vaughn was holed up in his ex-girlfriend's apartment with the couple's small son.
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When police arrived, Vaughn shot at them.
An officer returned fire, hitting Vaughn twice in the stomach.
At that point, police say Vaughn went into the back bedroom and fatally shot his son in the chest.
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[SOT 13:38:26 ]
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((MIKE MOORE/SALEM RESCUE SQUAD: COMMENTS FROM SOME OF THE PEOPLE WITH KIDS-- THEY'RE STILL VERY UPSET WITH THE FATHER. TALKING TO OTHER RESCUE SQUAD MEMBERS-- HOW COULD A FATHER SHOOT HIS SON? QUESTIONS WE DON'T KNOW, BUT THEY WILL AFFECT YOU.))
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Vaughn is charged with attempted capital murder for shooting a police officer.
But authorities say they need to record evidence before charging him with the murder of his son.
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Several shots were fired along Orange Avenue yesterday in Roanoke, injuring a man in the back.
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As many as half a dozen shots were fired.
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[SOT 13:51:58]
[IN Q=Basically]

((BASICALLY, KEITH, THERE WAS A NUMBER OF PEOPLE OUT HERE BETWEEN THE HOUSES. WE DON'T KNOW IF THERE WAS AN EXCHANGE OF GUNFIRE OR IF IT WAS ONE-SIDED. AND THE POLICE WERE CALLED IN REFERENCE TO THE SHOTS AND A REPORT OF "A MAN DOWN." WE HAVEN'T BEEN ABLE TO INTERVIEW HIM YET. HE'S IN NO CONDITION TO TALK. ))
[SUPER=01-Neil Tolrud/Roanoke Police Detective]
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[OUT Q=to talk.]
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The victim was taken to Roanoke Memorial Hospital, but officials there aren't releasing his condition.
Detective Tolrud says the man had been shot with a semi-automatic pistol.
As police were examining the scene, another man showed up at R-M-H with a gunshot wound to the hip.
Omari Shindano Brown LIVES at 1326 Orange Avenue and says he was merely returning fire from a man who pulled up out front of the house and started shooting.
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Brown says he's seen him before but doesn't know his name.

[8Abortion-Protest]


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Supporters of a jailed anti-abortion leader are planning to rally today at various locations in Lynchburg.
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They're coming to protest the jailing of Operation Rescue director Flip Benham.
Benham is serving a six- month jail term for trespassing at E.C. Glass High School last fall.
That's where today's events will kick off with a press conference.. school officials say they're prepared.
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[SOT 5:10:22]
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((JAMES MCCORMICK/LYNCHBURG SCHOOL SUPERINTENDENT: SO I THINK WE HAVE TO BE EVER VIGILANT AS TO WHERE THEY MIGHT SET UP THIS ALLEGED PRESS CONFERENCE, AND HOW MANY PEOPLE ARE IN ATTENDANCE. AS LONG AS THEY STAY OFF THE PROPERTIES OF THE SCHOOL DIVISION, WE HAVE NO INTEREST IN WHAT'S GOING ON, AS LONG AS WE CAN MOVE OUR CHILDREN SAFELY AND SECURELY.))
[SUPER=01-James McCormick/Lynchburg School Superintendent; :00]
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[OUT Q=safely and securely.]
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McCormick has asked Lynchburg police to remove and arrest, if necessary, anyone caught trespassing on school property.
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[8Volvo-GM]


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Salaried workers at the Volvo-G-M plant in Pulaski County will now be represented by The "United Autoworkers Union."

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[SUPER=03-Dublin;]


It was a somewhat close vote by employees yesterday.
The final tally was 118- in favor of union representation--
96 salaried workers were against it.
Those in favor of the U-A-W say it will provide job security as well as a better shot at raises and benefits.
This was the union's second attempt to represent the workers.
The first attempt was in 1989.
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Turning your attention now to weather--
This Friday, the 13th is shaping up to be a mostly sunny day, with warmer high temperatures in the 40s.
Clouds will be on the increase later today and tonight.
But overnight lows won't be as cold-- falling only into the 30s.
The extended outlook is...
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