[Headlines]

[ANCHOR=Melanie]

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[VO-NAT]


The search for clues goes on in the Roanoke apartment fire that left six people dead.
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[ANCHOR=Melanie]


And a drug dealer and DEA informant who spent time in the Roanoke Valley jumps bond and flees to south America.
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


Keep the iced tea handy--
It's expected to be warmer here than in Miami or Atlanta, with forecast highs climbing into the low 90s.
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[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin']
[WRITER=djo]
[TAPE#=98-36]
[GRAPHIC=Fatal Fire]


Roanoke fire investigators continue searching for clues into yesterday's deadly apartment fire.
Five bodies were pulled from the burned out building yesterday and a sixth person died in the hospital.
Authorities suspect arson and are trying to determine whether there's a connection between the fire and fatal shooting a few hours earlier.
David Johnson has the latest.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=HEAVY EQUIPMENT WAS]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/Yesterday; :01]
[SUPER=01-Thomas Tyree/Roanoke City Battalion Chief; :24]
[SUPER=04-Yesterday Morning; :40]
[SUPER=07-Mary Ellen Steiner; :57]
[SUPER=01-Winston Simmons/Roanoke City Deputy Chief; 1:18]
[SUPER=@David1; 1:35]
[RUNS=1:44]
[OUT Q=djo, News 7.]

((Heavy equipment was brought in to help investgators in their search for victims from the fire. From the start there were four people unaccounted for. By mid afternoon the bodies of three men and a woman had been recovered. Shortly after 7:30 PM, another woman's body was taken from the wreckage. Because of unconfirmed reports of other possible victims, the search goes on.
[IN Q=A LOT OF TIMES]

((THOMAS TYREE/ROANOKE CITY BATTALION CHIEF; A LOT OF TIMES YOU HAVE PEOPLE STAYING OVER NOT ACCOUNTED FOR. SO IT'S BETTER TO BE SAFE THAN SORRY. SO WE'LL TURN ALL THE RUBBLE OVER AND DO A COMPLETE SEARCH AND MAKE SURE ALL THE VICTIMS ARE RECOVERED BEFORE WE FINISH THE OPERATION.))
[OUT Q=THE OPERATION.]


A man with burns over 60-percent of his body was taken to UVA's medical center. He did not survive.
It was earlier reported that the building's smoke detectors and fire escape were operable. But a woman who considered living in the apartment complex disputes the building inspector's findings.
[IN Q=THERE IS NO WAY]

((MARY ELLEN STEINER; THERE IS NO WAY THIS MAN HAD ANYTHING PROPER WHATSOEVER IN THE WAY OF FIRE FOR THESE PEOPLE. IF HE DID NO ONE WOULD HAVE DIED. IF THE SMOKE DETECTORS WORKED, IF THERE WAS A FIRE ESCAPE, NOBODY WOULD HAVE DIED IN THIS FIRE.))
[OUT Q=IN THIS FIRE.]


Whether arson is the cause of the fire is still at question.
Until they know for sure, investigators are labeling the blaze as "suspicious".
[IN Q=WE HAVE TAKEN]

((WINSTON SIMMONS/ROANOKE CITY DEPUTY CHIEF; WE HAVE TAKEN SAMPLES AS WE'VE GONE ALONG, AS WE'VE FOUND INDIVIDUAL BODIES. WE'VE TAKEN SAMPLES FROM AROUND THE BODIES. AS WE HAVE LOOKED AND SAW SOMETHING SUSPICIOUS, WE TAKE SAMPLES OF THAT AREA. SO THESE WILL BE SENT OFF TO THE LAB.))
[OUT Q=TO THE LAB.]

[STAND-UP] ((DAVID JOHNSON/REPORTING; OFFICIALS HOPE THE RESULTS OF THOSE TESTS HELP TO DETERMINE THE CAUSE OF THE FIRE. MEANWHILE

THE SEARCH FOR MORE CLUES AND VICTIMS WILL CONTINUE. DAVID JOHNSON, NEWS 7.))))[Cruz]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=mornin']
[WRITER=tte]
[TAPE#=98-50]
[GRAPHIC=Javier Cruz]


A drug dealer working undercover for government officials has apparently outsmarted them.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/File Tape;]


Javier Cruz has fled to Colombia.
The drug trafficker was set to be sentenced in July.
He's been free on bond for the past six years in exchange for helping the government nab other cocaine dealers.

Cruz apparently called his probation officer from Colombia and said he did not want to spend ten years in prison.
Cruz's attorney says he never tried to run before.
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[SOT 18:04:22]
[IN Q=The surprising thing]

((BILL CLEAVELAND/CRUZ'S ATTORNEY: THE SURPRISING THING IS WHEN HE WAS WORKING UNDERCOVER, HE COULD HAVE RUN THEN. BECAUSE HE HAD A LARGE HEART AND HE COMMITTED HIS WORD AND WAS LOYAL TO HIS WORD THEN, HE SAID HE'S BE THERE AND HE WAS.))

[SUPER=01-Bill Cleaveland/Cruz's Attorney;]
[RUNS=:15]
[OUT Q=and he was]
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[VO-NAT]


Cleaveland thinks he can convince Cruz to return to Roanoke in time for his sentencing.
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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[SS=none]


But federal officials have requested a warrant for his arrest.

Colombia does NOT have an extradition agreement with the U-S so it does NOT have to turn Cruz in.[5-Ortiz]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=khu]
[TAPE#=598-21 37:41]
[GRAPHIC=Miguel Ortiz]


A "no contest" plea has put an end to one Roanoke capital murder case.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


Miguel Ortiz did not dispute the facts presented in court yesterday morning, though he stood on the witness stand and gave the judge a disjointed account of the incident.
He admitted going to the Carew Apartments April first, that he saw the bodies of Sharon and Deborah Casey.
He spoke softly this morning about holding the hand of his dead girlfriend.
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[SOT 7:05]
[IN Q=The thing]
[SUPER=07-Miquel Ortiz;]
[RUNS=:14]
[OUT Q=picking on women, aren't you?]
[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[GRAPHIC=none]


Commonwealth's attorney Don Caldwell did not ask for the death penalty, recognizing that Judge Cliff Weckstein (Weck-STINE) did not impose a death sentence in the Robbie May case.

Weckstein gave Ortiz three LIFE terms, plus 13 years for firearms offenses.[INDONESIA]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
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[WRITER=MEL]
[TAPE#net-]
[GRAPHIC=none]


Despite demands for his resignation, Indonesia's President Suharto is refusing to step down.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Jakarta, Indonesia;]


In a televised adress, Suharto said quitting would not resolve his country's problems.
The embattled president said he'll hold new elections, but he will not run again.
Some three thousand anti-government demonstrators rallied at the national parliamted for the second day in a row, continuing their calls for Suharto to step down.
Indonesia's main opposition leader is promising to go ahead with a huge nationwide protest set for tomorrow.
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[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=MEL]
[TAPE#net]
[GRAPHIC=Legal Scales]


A court hearing is scheduled for Friday in the anti-trust suits against microsoft.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Washington DC;]

[4:04:22]
Federal and state governments yesterday sued microsoft, claiming it has a choke hold on competitors.
Microsoft chairman Bill Gates says the suit will fail and cost taxpayers money.
The suit is also costing Gates money.
Microsoft stock dropped about four percent yesterday.
That meant Gate's personal fortune took a one point eight billion dollar hit.
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[1-Sports]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin]
[WRITER=chr]
[TAPE#=sports cut in]
[GRAPHIC=None]


In sports, Softball took center stage in Roanoke County as Amherst and Cave Spring faced off.
Mike Stevens has the action.
Good Morning Mike.
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[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=equ]
[TAPE#598-20 32:53]
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Conservative activists say they're not pushing to get rid of sex education in Virginia just yet.
But they're idea of sex ed is quite different than some public health educators'.
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[SOT 09:49:04]
[IN Q=I think]

((ROBIN DEJARNETTE/FAMILY FOUNDATION: I THINK THERE WILL BE A STRONG PROMOTION OF ABSTINENCE-ONLY EDUCATION BROUGHT UP IN SOME OF THE BOARD MEETINGS. I DON'T THINK YOU'LL SEE A BIG EXODUS THOUGH OF PEOPLE ABANDONING FLE ALTOGETHER.))
[SUPER=01-Robin DeJarnette/Family Foundation;]
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[OUT Q=altogether.]
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[SUPER=03-Richmond;]


The Family Foundation is backing new federal grant money that would use "abstinence-ONLY" instead of "abstinence-BASED" concepts.
Richmond's public health director is rejecting the federal money.
She says the strings attached are "moralistic," like teaching that out of wedlock births are "likely to have harmful consequences for society."
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[SOT 04:16:52]
[IN Q=How am I]

((DR. ANTRONETTE YANCEY/RICHMOND PUBLIC HEALTH DIRECTOR: HOW AM I GOING TO SAY THAT WHEN NEARLY 70-PERCENT OF THE YOUNG PEOPLE THAT I WOULD BE DIRECTING THAT TO WERE IN FACT THEMSELVES BORN OUT OF WEDLOCK? I MEAN, WHAT THAT DOES IS IT STIGMATIZES THEM, IT MARGINALIZES THEM.))
[SUPER=01-Dr. Antronette Yancey/Richmond Public Health Director;]
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[OUT Q=marginalizes them.]
[TALENT=Melanie]
[SS=none]


The state is reviewing proposals to use 828-thousand dollars of the federal money for pilot abstinence-only programs

around the state.[Health-Check]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=chr]
[TAPE#=NET]
[GRAPHIC=Mornin Health Check]


On the medical front, more encouragement than ever for men to undergo prostate cancer screenings.
Mika Brzezinski has details in this morning's Health check.
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[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Mika Brzezinski/Reporting; :00 ]
[SUPER=@file; ]
[RUNS=1:27]
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((ONCAM=MIKA

((ON CAMERA))
GOOD MORNING.
THEY MAY NOT LIVE HERE.. BUT RESEARCHERS IN CANADA ARE STESSING THE IMPORTANCE OF PROSTATE CANCER SCREENING IN THE UNITED STATES.
VT=VO

((VO))
AN EIGHT-YEAR STUDY BY THE CANADIANS SHOWED THAT EARLY EXAMS HERE IN THE U.S....REDUCED THE NUMBER OF PROSTATE CANCER DEATHS BY 69-PERCENT.
ABOUT 39-THOUSAND AMERICAN MEN ARE EXPECTED TO DIE FROM PROSTATE CANCER THIS YEAR.//
VT=VO

((vo))
NEW HOPE FOR VICTIMS OF SPINAL CORD INJURIES.
A STUDY DONE IN SWITZERLAND FOUND THAT BRAIN-DAMAGED RATS GREW NEW NERVE FIBERS... AFTER BEING GIVEN INJECTIONS OF A SPECIALLY ENGINEERED ANTI-BODY.
THE EXPERIMENTAL TREATMENT COULD SOMEDAY BENEFIT PEOPLE SUFFERING FROM PARALYSIS.. BECAUSE NERVE FIBERS IN ADULTS DO NOT REGENERATE ON THEIR OWN.//
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((vo))
SCIENTISTS LOOK FOR ANSWERS IN THE THE JUNGLE.. AS THEY TRY TO COME UP WITH NEW WAYS TO FIGHT POWERFUL STRAINS OF TUBERCULOSIS.
RESEARCHERS IN FLORIDA SAY EXTRACTS FROM TROPICAL PLANTS FOUND IN VIETNAM AND INDONESIA... WERE AT LEAST 80-PERCENT EFFECTIVE AGAINST T-B STRAINS RESISTANT TO COMMONLY USED DRUGS.
IT'S STILL NOT KNOWN IF THE COMPOUNDS ARE SAFE FOR HUMANS.//
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((vo))
AND YOU'RE NEVER TOO YOUNG TO THINK HEART SMART.
A NEW REPORT IS URGING DOCTORS TO REGULARLY TEST CHILDREN OVER THE AGE OF THREE.. FOR HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE.
THIS, AFTER TWO STUDIES REVEALED HYPERTENSION COULD LEAD TO SERIOUS HEART PROBLEMS IN TEEN-AGERS-- MAINLY, THE THICKENING OF THE HEART MUSCLE.
RESEARCHERS SAY THE CONDITION TURNED UP MORE OFTEN IN BOYS AND OVERWEIGHT CHILDREN OF BOTH SEXES.
AND THAT'S A LOOK AT TODAY'S MEDICAL NEWS. I'M MIKA BRZEZINSKI, CBS NEWS, NEW YORK.))

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Here's a look at today's top stories.
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


A Roanoke apartment fire claims six lives.
The fire has so far ONLY been labeled suspicious but it may be linked to a murder.
A man charged with shooting another man a few hours before the fire, lived in the apartment building with his girlfriend.
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


He was a known drug dealer who avoided jail time by working as an informant for the D-E-A.
Now Havier Cruz has fled the country just as he was finally about to be sentenced.
Cruz spent several years living in the Roanoke Valley.
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


Federal officials say they've arrested more than 100 people in their biggest drug-money laundering case ever, and more arrests are on the way.
The three-year investigation marks the first time that Mexican banks and their officials have been linked directly to laundering profits for drug cartels.
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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


And that's what's making news on this Tuesday May 19th.
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


News 7 Mornin' will be right back. [2WX-Hello]


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[ANCHOR=Melanie]
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[GRAPHIC=fatal fire]


The death toll now stands at six after an early-morning apartment fire in Roanoke yesterday-
Crews last night pulled a fifth body from the rubble-
And a victim who was taken to UVA Medical center died last night.
(-----------)

[take map 1020essC]
The blaze broke out in the early morning hours at an apartment building on the corner of 5th and Church Avenue. [take timeline 1021]
But the fire was not the beginning of the morning events.
Around 1:20 a-m, a fight turned into a shooting on Gilmer Avenue in Northwest Roanoke.
Before dying, 26-year old Kevin Lee Jones told police Willie Caldwell shot him. [take timeline 1022]
At 4:27-am, a phone call alerted dispatchers to the fire at 502 Church Avenue.
Witnesses tell News 7 Willie Caldwell and his girlfriend lived in the building.
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[2-E-Roanoke-Fire]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin']
[WRITER=djo]
[TAPE#=98-36]
[GRAPHIC=Fatal Fire]


The search for bodies was called off after dark last night, but as David Johnson reports, the hunt for clues will continue.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=HEAVY EQUIPMENT WAS]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/Yesterday; :01]
[SUPER=01-Thomas Tyree/Roanoke City Battalion Chief; :24]
[SUPER=04-Yesterday Morning; :40]
[SUPER=07-Mary Ellen Steiner; :57]
[SUPER=01-Winston Simmons/Roanoke City Deputy Chief; 1:18]
[SUPER=@David1; 1:35]
[RUNS=1:44]
[OUT Q=djo, News 7.]

((Heavy equipment was brought in to help investgators in their search for victims from the fire. From the start there were four people unaccounted for. By mid afternoon the bodies of three men and a woman had been recovered. Shortly after 7:30 PM, another woman's body was taken from the wreckage. Because of unconfirmed reports of other possible victims, the search goes on.
[IN Q=A LOT OF TIMES]

((THOMAS TYREE/ROANOKE CITY BATTALION CHIEF; A LOT OF TIMES YOU HAVE PEOPLE STAYING OVER NOT ACCOUNTED FOR. SO IT'S BETTER TO BE SAFE THAN SORRY. SO WE'LL TURN ALL THE RUBBLE OVER AND DO A COMPLETE SEARCH AND MAKE SURE ALL THE VICTIMS ARE RECOVERED BEFORE WE FINISH THE OPERATION.))
[OUT Q=THE OPERATION.]


A man with burns over 60-percent of his body was taken to UVA's medical center. He did not survive.
It was earlier reported that the building's smoke detectors and fire escape were operable. But a woman who considered living in the apartment complex disputes the building inspector's findings.
[IN Q=THERE IS NO WAY]

((MARY ELLEN STEINER; THERE IS NO WAY THIS MAN HAD ANYTHING PROPER WHATSOEVER IN THE WAY OF FIRE FOR THESE PEOPLE. IF HE DID NO ONE WOULD HAVE DIED. IF THE SMOKE DETECTORS WORKED, IF THERE WAS A FIRE ESCAPE, NOBODY WOULD HAVE DIED IN THIS FIRE.))
[OUT Q=IN THIS FIRE.]


Whether arson is the cause of the fire is still at question.
Until they know for sure, investigators are labeling the blaze as "suspicious".
[IN Q=WE HAVE TAKEN]

((WINSTON SIMMONS/ROANOKE CITY DEPUTY CHIEF; WE HAVE TAKEN SAMPLES AS WE'VE GONE ALONG, AS WE'VE FOUND INDIVIDUAL BODIES. WE'VE TAKEN SAMPLES FROM AROUND THE BODIES. AS WE HAVE LOOKED AND SAW SOMETHING SUSPICIOUS, WE TAKE SAMPLES OF THAT AREA. SO THESE WILL BE SENT OFF TO THE LAB.))
[OUT Q=TO THE LAB.]

[STAND-UP] ((DAVID JOHNSON/REPORTING; OFFICIALS HOPE THE RESULTS OF THOSE TESTS HELP TO DETERMINE THE CAUSE OF THE FIRE. MEANWHILE

THE SEARCH FOR MORE CLUES AND VICTIMS WILL CONTINUE. DAVID JOHNSON, NEWS 7.))))[E-Fire-folo]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=eea]
[TAPE#=98-32 33:35]
[GRAPHIC=Fatal Fire]


Several people are homeless after yesterday's fire.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


Red Cross officials say about 20 people have asked them for help.
Liza Sowers lost everything in the fire, even her shoes.
She says she was used to be homeless, but was getting back on her feet.
Now she's back where she started.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[TIMECODE=1:59:02]
[IN Q=after a year]

((LIZA SOWERS/ FIRE VICTIM; AFTER A YEAR BEING OUT ON THE STREET, AND NOW IT SEEMS LIKE I WORKED MY WAY UP THE LADDER, WORKED SO HARD TO GET THERE, ONCE YOU DO YOU FEEL GOOD ABOUT IT BECAUSE YOU WORKED SO HARD TO GET THERE, AND SOMEBODY ELSE TAKES IT AWAY OVER SOMETHING SO STUPID.))
[SUPER=01-Liza Sowers/Fire Victim;]
[RUNS=13]
[OUT Q=so stupid]
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[VO-NAT]


The Red Cross is working to find clothing and shelter for the fire victims.
They say anyone who wants to help can make a financial donation.
(------------)




[E-Cruz]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
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[WRITER=tte]
[TAPE#=98-50 00:50]
[GRAPHIC=Cruz, Javier]

[***Note ANCHOR tag***]
A Roanoke drug dealer turned drug informant has skipped bond and fled the country.
But the attorney for Javier Cruz says his client's latest move just proves he has a heart.
Tina Tenret has the latest.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=Javier Cruz]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/File Tape;:02]
[SUPER=01-Bill Cleaveland/Cruz's Attorney;:21]
[SUPER=@Tina1;1:05]
[RUNS=1:26]
[OUT Q=Tina Tenret, News7]

(( Colombian drug trafficker Javier Cruz was two months away from sentencing.
He was set free on bond in 19-92, so he could help the government bust other cocaine dealers.
Now he's called his probation officer from Colombia -- saying he fled to avoid ten years in prison.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT 18:00:15]
[IN Q=I think all this shows]

((BILL CLEAVELAND/CRUZ'S ATTORNEY: I THINK ALL THIS SHOWS IS THAT HE'S A LOT MORE HUMAN THAN A LOT OF PEOPLE GIVE HIM CREDIT FOR. HE'S GOT FEELINGS. HE'S OPERATING UNDER A LOT OF STRESS AND A LOT OF EMOTION. AND I THINK THIS JUST SHOWS HE'S AFRAID.)) [RUNS:16]
[OUT Q=he's afraid]


Cruz's lawyer says he last talked to his client several weeks ago and heard no indications of trouble.
But he says the man may have crumbled under stress.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT 17:58:24]
[IN Q=For a long period of time]

((FOR A LONG PERIOD OF TIME, HE WAS WORKING SHOULDER TO SHOULDER WITH SOME OF THE BIGGEST DRUG DEALERS IN COLOMBIA. HE WITNESSED PEOPLE BEING KILLED. HE KNEW IF HE WERE DISCOVERED HIS LIFE WOULD BE OVER.)) [RUNS:13]
[OUT Q=life would be over]
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT 20:53:13]
[IN Q=Federal officials]

((TINA TENRET/NEWS7: FEDERAL OFFICIALS WILL NOT COMMENT -- BUT THEY HAVE REQUESTED A WARRANT FOR CRUZ'S ARREST. COLOMBIA DOES NOT HAVE TO TURN CRUZ OVER -- IN FACT, SEVERAL OF THE CARTEL HEADS HE HELPED INDICT ARE CURRENTLY HIDING OUT THERE. BUT CRUZ'S ATTORNEY SAYS HE WILL TRY TO CONVINCE CRUZ TO COME BACK TO BE SENTENCED IN JULY. TINA TENRET, NEWS7, ROANOKE.)) [RUNS:21]
[OUT Q=Tina Tenret News7 Roanoke]))
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[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[SS=none]


There is no indication of why Cruz thought he would spend ten years in prison -- his attorney says before he fled

he was looking at a wide range of possible sentences from a lifetime in prison to no time at all.[drug-bust]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=mel]
[TAPE#net-]
[GRAPHIC=Drug Bust Cocaine]


It's called "Operation Casablanca," the biggest drug money-laundering case ever.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Chicago, IL/US Customs Video;]


The massive investigation netted millions in drug money, more than 110 arrests, and tons of cocaine and marijuana. The U-S charges that Mexican banks and bankers were also involved, an accusation Mexico denies.
It's the first time that Mexican banks have been linked to laundering profits for drug cartels.
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[miracle-baby]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=mornin]
[WRITER=mel]
[TAPE#net-]
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Doctors in southern California are calling him a miracle baby.
On Saturday, a woman jogging near Pasadena found a a newborn buried in a shallow grave.
Police believe his mother left him there to die.
Juan Fernandez has the latest on the infant's condition.
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In sports, Utah used its veteran stars to pull out a 99-to-95 win over the Los Angeles Lakers.
For the rest of yesterday's scores, let's check the scoreboards.
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A 19-year-old Roanoke woman who fell to her death died from head injuries, according to a medical examiner.
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Lindsey Bayne of Roanoke County was hiking with friends at Twin Falls in Floyd County early Sunday evening.
Witnesses say when she stopped to pick a flower, she slipped and fell 300 feet into a creek.
Rescue workers say people have died in the past after slipping on slick mossy rocks- as they stop to peer over the waterfall.
But this is the first in the last ten years -- rescue workers say the fatalities dropped off after the Nature Conservancy posted trespassing signs.
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There aren't enough inmates to fill up Virginia's prisons.
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State corrections officials announced yesterday there will be a surplus of beds this fall after a recent prison building boom.
So state officials are negotiating with other states to import prison inmates to fill about 36-hundred excess beds.


Housing out-of-state prisoners will bring in extra revenue over the next couple of years.
Virginia's own prison population is expected to catch up with capacity by the year 2001.
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A court appearance is scheduled next month for Bobby Williams, Giles County's supervisor.
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Williams, shown here at a supervisors' meeting in February, is facing charges related to an illegally taped phone conversation.
He attempted suicide the day the grand jury returned the indictment.
A motion's hearing is set for June 5th.
Williams is asking to have his trial moved out of Giles County because of media publicity not only about the felony charges but also his attempted suicide.
Three others are also charged in connection with the alleged crime.
Williams is also asking for a separate trial from the other defendants.
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In sports, some area Doctors and resident physicians hit the hardwood for a good cause.
Mike Stevens has details.
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Now here's another look at today's top local stories:
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Five bodies have been recovered and the search will continue today for more victims of yesterday's fire in downtown Roanoke.
The bodies of three men and two women were pulled from the rubble of the apartment building yesterday. Another man died at UVA hospital.
Investigators still consider the fire "suspicous".
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Yesterday's fire left several people homeless.
The Red Cross reports about 20 people have asked them for assistance.
They urge anyone who wishes to help to make a financial donation to the Roanoke Red Cross.
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[ANCHOR=Melanie]


Colombian drug trafficker Javier Cruz has fled the country to reportedly avoid sentencing for his crimes.
The drug dealer turned government informant was set free on bond in 19-92, in exchange for helping the U-S government bust other cocaine dealers.
Cruz's attorney says he will try to convince Cruz to return for his July sentencing.
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