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The man who killed a Roanoke County real estate agent eight years ago was put to death last night in Jarratt.
Danny Lee King uttered no last words before his death by lethal injection.
Ellen Qualls reports.
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The mother who stabbed and killed her baby on Mother's Day will face trial later this year.
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A trial date for Sharon Alley has been set for November.
She's charged with first-degree murder for allegedly stabbing her eight-month old daughter Brooke to death.
It happened in the home Alley's parents live in Figsboro.
She's also charged with felony child abuse for allegedly throwing the little girl on the floor last October.
Both charges against Alley will be combined into one trial.
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More than twenty people have been arrested following drug raids in Rockbridge County.
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The Rockbridge Regional Drug Task Force started the raids seven months ago as part of an extensive operation.
So far they've arrested 21 people on drug related charges, including eleven people in Buena Vista.
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((LEWIS PLOGGER/BUENA VISTA POLICE CHIEF: I THINK IT'S VERY IMPORTANT THAT WE STAY ON TOP OF THESE THINGS. WE MAY NEVER TOTALLY ELIMINATE IT AND IT LOOKS LIKE WE MAY NOT, BUT CERTAINLY IF WE STAY ON TOP OF IT WE MAY CONTROL IT.))
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Charges included distribution, possession and possession with the intent to distribute drugs.
Police confiscated powder and crack cocaine, methamphetamines, marijuana and prescription drugs.
In all, the confiscated drugs had a street value of 100 thousand dollars.
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Taking a look at your Friday forecast..
A slight cooldown today as a cold front is expected to make its way through the area. The humidity drops under partly sunny skies. Highs ONLY in the mid-to upper-80's.
Tonight, look for clear skies and some light winds. Lows in the mid-60's.
Looking ahead to the weekend..
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[7BIRTHDAYS!] 7/25/98
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State police say alcohol and speed played a part in an accident that killed one person late last night in Franklin County.
State police say 18-year-old Robert Josiah Bailey was pronounced dead at the scene after he drove off of Route 7-18 on a curve.
Bailey and his passenger, 18-year-old Kenneth Lewis Lynch, were both thrown from the vehicle.
Lynch was airlifted to Roanoke Memorial Hospital.
Officials there are NOT releasing his condition.


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A November trial date has been set for the Henry County woman accused of killing her infant daughter on Mother's Day.
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Sharon Alley is charged with first-degree murder for allegedly stabbing her eight-month old daughter Brooke to death.
She's also charged with felony child abuse for allegedly throwing the little girl on the floor last October.
Both charges against Alley will be combined into one trial.
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A Lnchburg woman is in stable condition this morning after she was reportedly beaten by her husband with a baseball bat.
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It happened around 11 a-m at 12-12 Floyd Street.
Police say 21- year- old Bobby Calloway was taken to Lynchburg General Hospital with wounds to her head and arms.
Her husband.. 45- year- old Jessee Calloway.. was arrested at the scene without incident.
He's been charged with malicious wounding.
Authorities say the couple has a history of domestic problems.
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Come September over a hundred workers at a Martinsville window manufacturing plant will be out of work.
Owens Corning plans to shift production to West Virginia under an agreement with Simonton Windows.
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Employees heard the news yesterday morning as they arrived at the Martinsville Industrial Park.
The announcement was not a complete surprise to the 117 who work there, but they weren't expecting the end to come so soon.
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((CLYDE HAIRSTON/OWENS CORNING EMPLOYEE: THEY CLOSES THE ST. LOUIS PLANT ABOUT A MONTH AGO AND THEY GAVE US ALL THE ST. LOUIS WORK, SO WE THOUGHT WE WOULD BE OPEN FOR A WHILE AND A MONTH LATER WE'RE CLOSED, SO IT'S TOUGH. IT'S TOUGH.)) ((CATHY EVANS/OWENS CORNING EMPLOYEE: EVERYBODY HERE IS LIKE FAMILY. IT'S ONE OF THE FEW PLACES I'VE EVER WORKED WHERE THERE IS A GOOD RAPPORT AND EVERYBODY'S KIND OF CLOSE. THAT'LL BE THE HARDEST THING.))
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Simonton Windows is encouraging the Martinsville employees to apply for the 50 jobs that will be created in West Virginia, but few are expected to make the move.
Meanwhile, Owens Corning hopes to interest other local employers in the skills ITS workers offer.

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Time now to check out the Friday forecast--
Partly sunny and LESS humid today, with highs in the upper 80s.
Mostly clear tonight, with light winds.
Lows in the mid to upper 60s.
The four day outlook stays dry and cooler...
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A man who beat, stomped, choked and stabbed a Roanoke County real-estate agent to death in a robbery has been executed at the Greensville Correctional Center.
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The U-S Supreme Court denied Danny Lee King's final appeal, and Virginia Governor Jim Gilmore yesterday refused to grant clemency.
So last night King died by Lethal injection.
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King and his former wife posed as potential home buyers to lure Carolyn Rogers to a vacant house.
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King claimed his ex-wife killed Rogers.
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A fatal late- night accident in Franklin County is believed to be the result of alcohol and speed.
State police say 18-year-old Robert Josiah Bailey was pronounced dead at the scene after he drove off of Route 7-18 on a curve.
Bailey and his passenger, 18-year-old Kenneth Lewis Lynch, were both thrown from the vehicle.
Lynch was airlifted to Roanoke Memorial Hospital.
Officials there are NOT releasing his condition.


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A report is expected today from Governor Gilmore, criticizing Virginia's mental health care system.
A Richmond paper says the secret report cites serious flaws in Virginia's mental institutions, among them: excessive use of restraints and medication, and not enough rehabilitation.


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The recent controversy over testing Smith Mountain Lake for pollution has led to some personnel changes on the lake's policy advisory board.
Tina Tenret explains.
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((( Hilde Hussa says her job as executive director of the lake's advisory board is safe.
She's been under attack for a month, ever since she suggested hiring a full time professional to test the lake's water.
Some say she should not have spoken as a board representative because she made the lake sound dirty.
Hussa says they misinterpreted her remarks.
But for more than an hour -- as the board met in executive session -- her fate was up in the air.
Board member Ken Dugan stormed out in protest.
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((EVERYBODY ON THE LAKE WANTS TO SUPPORT HER EXCEPT HER OWN BOARD. I'M SORRY ABOUT THAT. SO ARE YOU RESIGNING? YES. THEY HAVE MY LETTER OF RESIGNATION. WHAT DO YOU WNAT THEM TO DO? SUPPORT THEIR EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR.)) [RUNS:14]
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((TINA TENRET/NEWS7: DUGAN SAYS HE QUIT BECAUSE THE BOARD WANTED TO EITHER FIRE HUSSA OR PUNISH HER. HE'S WAITING TO SEE WHAT ACTION THEY WILL TAKE. THE BOARD CHAIRMAN IS EXPECTED TO MAKE A FORMAL ANNOUNCEMENT LATER TODAY. TINA TENRET NEWS7.))
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This Fall, V-M-I is expecting thirty-five women to enroll in its second coed class.
The incoming group of women includes 14 Virginians.
School officials say it also includes Angelica Garza.
She was among the school's first co-ed class but was suspended in September for striking an upperclassman.
Only one of the 22 women who finished their freshman year this spring won't be back.

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Let's take one last look at the forecast this morning--
Partly sunny and less humid today, with highs in the mid to upper 80s.
Mostly clear tonight with light winds, lows in the upper 60s.
The extended forecast is partly sunny and comfortable...
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