[7E-Surrender]

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[TAPE#=98-68 1:32:03]
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A six- day manhunt is over in Henry County.
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[VO-NAT]

[from "tape 1"]
[SUPER=03-Henry Co.;]


Clyde Howard Junior turned himself in yesterday morning.
He hid out in the woods near Spencer since last Tuesday.
That's when police say he shot and killed a 56-year-old farmer, after stealing a car in North Carolina.
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[7E-Henry-Murder]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
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[TAPE#=98-64 1:57:15]
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Police had been bracing for a shootout, and were almost caught off guard when Howard surrendered.
Howard swore earlier in the week he would not be taken alive.
But as Scott Goldberg reports, it was a tired, cold and hungry Howard who decided to give up the chase.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=When he]
[SUPER=03-Henry Co.; :01]
[SUPER=01-Frank Cassell/Henry County Sheriff; :13]
[SUPER=01-H. D. Linkous/Deputy Sheriff; :31-Quick]
[SUPER=01-Ralph Carroll/State Police; :43 VERY QUICK!!!!]
[SUPER=01-Bobby Cobler/Taylor Family Friend; 1:00]
[RUNS=1:28]
[OUT Q=SG, Henry Co.]


((When he stepped out of the woods and into police custody, Clyde Howard Junior ... finally worn down after almost a week on the run ... looked much tamer than the man who one night earlier had fired his assault rifle at a Sheriff's Deputy.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT tape 1 11:22:58]
[IN Q=he told]

((CASSELL: HE TOLD A LOT OF PEOPLE...HAD WEAPONS TO DO IT WITH.)) [RUNS 07]
[OUT Q=DO IT WITH]
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[SOT tape 1 59:21]
[IN Q=natsound: slam hood]

((NATSOUND: hood slams -- YOU'RE A LUCKY MAN, YOU'RE A LUCKY MAN. -- WASN'T LUCK, GOD WAS ON MY SIDE.)) [RUNS 03]
[OUT Q=MY SIDE]


H.D. Linkous doesn't know how the six rounds that tore up his squad car missed him.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT tape 1 1:01:25]
[IN Q=should have]

((LINKOUS: SHOULD HAVE HIT ME. SOMEHOW IT MISSED. I DON'T KNOW.)) [RUNS 04]
[OUT Q=DON'T KNOW]


And police don't know what possesed the accused murderer to turn himself in, after a six-day manhunt during which Howard swore he would not be taken alive.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT tape 1 11:17:02]
[IN Q=he said]

((CARROLL: HE SAID HE'D HAD ENOUGH, COULDN'T TAKE NO MORE.)) [RUNS 03]
[OUT Q=NO MORE]


But the community of Spencer knows it's glad this ordeal is over.
People who live in the small town had been living in fear since last Tuesday, when Howard allegedly drove a stolen car into town, [picture of taylor from "grave/family" tape] then shot and killed 56-year-old James Stanley Taylor.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT 3:19:18 "grave/family" tape]
[IN Q=i thank]

((COBLER: I THANK THE LORD HE GAVE...THIS TAYLOR FAMILY DOING.)) [RUNS 10]
[OUT Q=FAMILY DOING]


Now Howard faces a number of charges, ranging from stealing a car to trying to kill an officer to first degree murder.
And the Henry County Sheriff's department, which was bracing itself for a prolonged and maybe bloody shootout, is happy all of its deputies can now go home for the holidays.
Scott GOldberg, News-7, Henry COunty.
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[7E-Franklin-Murder]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
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[WRITER=djo]
[TAPE#=98-77 22:26]
[GRAPHIC=Murder Investigation]


Capital murder charges have been filed against two Roanoke men.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Franklin Co./Sunday;]


Franklin County investigators say 29-year old Thomas Wayne Akers and 27-year old Timothy Dwayne Martin beat Wesley Smith to death with a baseball bat. The two will also be charged with robbery for allegedly stealing Smith's car after leaving him in a field near Ferrum College. An autopsy revealed Smith died of multiple blows to the head. Investigators are trying to pick up the trail.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT=20:33:32]
[IN Q=WE'RE JUST]

((EWELL HUNT/FRANKLIN CO. SHERIFF'S DEPT.; WE'RE JUST CHECKING OUT SOME LOCATIONS THAT THEY MAY BE GOING TO LIKE A FRIEND'S, RELATIVES, ETC.))
[SUPER=01-Ewell Hunt/Franklin Co. Sheriff's Dept.;]
[RUNS=11]
[OUT Q=RELATIVES, ETC.]
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[VO-NAT]

The 24-year old Smith was from Northeast Roanoke and Hunt says the victim knew his killers. Martin and Akers have not yet been arrested. Smith's car was a 1995 Mercury Tracer, with Virginia license tag WES-MODE. If you have seen a vehicle matching this description, your are asked to call the Franklin County sheriff's office at (540) 483-3000.
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Taking a look now at your Tuesday forecast..
Make sure to hold on to your hat-- northwesterly breezes could gust up to 30 miles per hour today.
The rain will end by this afternoon, giving way to partly cloudy skies.
Look for highs to be in the mid-50s, while overnight lows plunge into the upper- teens.
The extended forecast...

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[7BIRTHDAYS!] 12/23/98
Wednesday:
Anniversary:
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[SUPER=130-1/Elizabeth Kirkland/Clifton Forge]



[SUPER=130-51/George Allen/Saxe]



[SUPER=130-/Devonte Barbour/Roanoke]



[SUPER=130-12/Angelo Crump/Roanoke]



[SUPER=130-12/Mindy Dent/Glade Hill]


Anniversary:
[SUPER=130-64th/Clay & Mary Brown/Scruggs]


No Pictures:
Anniversary:
[SUPER=131-/Howard & Betty Mitchell/Snow Creek]



[SUPER=131-/Jeffrey Meadows/Pembroke]

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[45Goode]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
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[TAPE#=Net]
[GRAPHIC=Virgil Goode]


Four House Republicans who voted for impeachment are now urging the Senate to consider censure.
Meantime, the Democratic Party chairman in Virgil Goode's home district says Saturday's vote may cost the Congressman his party's nomination in the year 2000.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Washington DC/File Tape]


Goode is one of a handful of Democrats who voted FOR impeachment.
Chairman Carl Eggleston said most Fifth District Democrats are opposed to impeachment.
Goode voted against the President about 70-percent of the time last year.
He admits being out of tune with his party, but says he's responsive to his constituents.
Goode declined to say if he'd run as a Republican or an Independent if he lost the Democratic nomination.
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[45E-Anti-Impeachment]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
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[TAPE#=98-73 48:24]
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Some area residents are voicing their opinion about the impeachment vote.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lexington]


In Lexington yesterday, about 100 people protested AGAINST President Clinton's impeachment.
They say Saturday's vote in the House was strictly partisan, and demonstrators called on Senators Chuck Robb and John Warner to put an end to this "unhappy and dangerous situation."
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[SOT]
[IN Q= We decided this]

((AMY DEHART: WE DECIDED THIS WAS THE BEST SOLUTION WE COULD THINK OF. WE HOPE PEOPLE IN ROANOKE AND ALL OVER WILL TAKE A SIMILAR STEP AND MAYBE WE WILL BE HEARD.))
[SUPER=01-Amy Dehart/Rally Organizer]
[RUNS=:11]
[OUT Q=will be heard.]
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[VO-NAT]


The protestors say they aren't defending the President's behavior, but the punishment should fit the crime.
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[45Warner-Robb]


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Senator John Warner appears to be the Republican to watch for leadership on the impeachment issue.
But so far Warner has only issued a brief statement.
Warner says- quote- "I have great confidence that the Senate will perform its Constitutional duty with fair and careful deliberation -- without undue delay. We will reach decisions not based politics, but which are in the best interests of the nation."
[SS=Chuck Robb]


A spokesman for Democrat Chuck Robb says only that he's ready to perform his "solemn Constitutional duty."

[45E-Child-Porn]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=cutins]
[WRITER=ssm]
[TAPE#98-70 1:39:11]
[GRAPHIC=Internet Porn]


Virginia lawmakers are going after computer users who solicit and distribute child pornography on the Internet.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lynchburg]


Delegate Kathy Byron wants to make possession of child pornography a felony instead of a misdemeanor.. and require anyone convicted of possession to be registered as a sex offender.
Byron says anyone can access child porn images on the Internet.. and state law needs to keep up with technology.
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[SOT 11:37:29]
[IN Q=I'm deeply concerned]

((DEL. KATHY BYRON/R- LYNCHBURG: I'M DEEPLY CONCERNED BECAUSE WE'RE JUST AT THE GROUNDBREAKING STAGE OF WHAT THE INTERNET HAS TO OFFER FOR US AND WE'RE GOING TO HAVE TO KEEP GOING BACK AND RE- ADDRESSING THE CODE AS NEW THINGS DEVELOP.))


[SUPER=01-Del. Kathy Byron/(R) Lynchburg; :00]
[RUNS=:14]
[OUT Q=new things develop.]
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[VO-NAT]


Bedford County investigators have already helped nab eight suspected on-line pornographers.. including two police officers and a daycare center manager.
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[45S-Shell-Building]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
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[WRITER=jmc]
[TAPE#=98-71 1:03:11]
[GRAPHIC=New Jobs]


A German company is setting up shop in Henry County and hiring more than 100 people.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Henry Co.]


Mehler (MAY-ler) A-G plans to buy a shell building in a county industrial park, at a cost of one and a half million dollars.
The company will make textiles used in automobile hoses.
Mehler will employ about 50 people to start, and has plans to add another 55 workers in three years.
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[45WEATHER]


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Turning now to your forecast--
Morning showers will gives way to partly cloudy skies.
Expect windy conditions, with temperatures rapidly dropping from the 50s down into the 20s and 30s.
Tonight looks partly cloudy and much colder, with lows in the teens and 20s.
In the four day forecast, expect some cloud cover and possibly some flurries tomorrow.
Otherwise, dry and chilly through Christmas...
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[8Johnson]


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Crystal Denise Johnson is now in police custody in North Carolina for allegedly killing her baby.
Johnson was picked up yesterday in Greensboro. Roanoke police would NOT say how she was caught, or when she'll be brought back to the city for trial.
Johnson was indicted this month for starving her daughter- Princess- to death.

[8E-Henry-Murder]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=cutins]
[WRITER=sgo]
[TAPE#=98-64 1:57:15]
[GRAPHIC=hold]


After swearing he would NOT be captured alive, Clyde Howard Junior surrendered to police yesterday.
His arrest marked the end of a six- day manhunt.
Police had been bracing for a shootout, and were almost caught off guard when Howard surrendered.
But as Scott Goldberg reports, it was a tired, cold and hungry Howard who decided he'd had enough.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=When he]
[SUPER=03-Henry Co.; :01]
[SUPER=01-Frank Cassell/Henry County Sheriff; :13]
[SUPER=01-H. D. Linkous/Deputy Sheriff; :31-Quick]
[SUPER=01-Ralph Carroll/State Police; :43 VERY QUICK!!!!]
[SUPER=01-Bobby Cobler/Taylor Family Friend; 1:00]
[RUNS=1:28]
[OUT Q=SG, Henry Co.]


((When he stepped out of the woods and into police custody, Clyde Howard Junior ... finally worn down after almost a week on the run ... looked much tamer than the man who one night earlier had fired his assault rifle at a Sheriff's Deputy.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT tape 1 11:22:58]
[IN Q=he told]

((CASSELL: HE TOLD A LOT OF PEOPLE...HAD WEAPONS TO DO IT WITH.)) [RUNS 07]
[OUT Q=DO IT WITH]
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT tape 1 59:21]
[IN Q=natsound: slam hood]

((NATSOUND: hood slams -- YOU'RE A LUCKY MAN, YOU'RE A LUCKY MAN. -- WASN'T LUCK, GOD WAS ON MY SIDE.)) [RUNS 03]
[OUT Q=MY SIDE]


H.D. Linkous doesn't know how the six rounds that tore up his squad car missed him.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT tape 1 1:01:25]
[IN Q=should have]

((LINKOUS: SHOULD HAVE HIT ME. SOMEHOW IT MISSED. I DON'T KNOW.)) [RUNS 04]
[OUT Q=DON'T KNOW]


And police don't know what possesed the accused murderer to turn himself in, after a six-day manhunt during which Howard swore he would not be taken alive.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT tape 1 11:17:02]
[IN Q=he said]

((CARROLL: HE SAID HE'D HAD ENOUGH, COULDN'T TAKE NO MORE.)) [RUNS 03]
[OUT Q=NO MORE]


But the community of Spencer knows it's glad this ordeal is over.
People who live in the small town had been living in fear since last Tuesday, when Howard allegedly drove a stolen car into town, [picture of taylor from "grave/family" tape] then shot and killed 56-year-old James Stanley Taylor.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT 3:19:18 "grave/family" tape]
[IN Q=i thank]

((COBLER: I THANK THE LORD HE GAVE...THIS TAYLOR FAMILY DOING.)) [RUNS 10]
[OUT Q=FAMILY DOING]


Now Howard faces a number of charges, ranging from stealing a car to trying to kill an officer to first degree murder.
And the Henry County Sheriff's department, which was bracing itself for a prolonged and maybe bloody shootout, is happy all of its deputies can now go home for the holidays.
Scott GOldberg, News-7, Henry COunty.
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[8E-Franklin-Murder]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=cutins]
[WRITER=djo]
[TAPE#=98-77 22:26]
[GRAPHIC=Murder Investigation]


Meanwhile, two Roanoke men are facing capital murder charges.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Franklin Co./Sunday;]


Franklin County investigators say 29-year old Thomas Wayne Akers and 27-year old Timothy Dwayne Martin beat Wesley Smith to death with a baseball bat. The two will also be charged with robbery for allegedly stealing Smith's car after leaving him in a field near Ferrum College. An autopsy revealed Smith died of multiple blows to the head. Investigators are trying to pick up the trail.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT=20:33:32]
[IN Q=WE'RE JUST]

((EWELL HUNT/FRANKLIN CO. SHERIFF'S DEPT.; WE'RE JUST CHECKING OUT SOME LOCATIONS THAT THEY MAY BE GOING TO LIKE A FRIEND'S, RELATIVES, ETC.))
[SUPER=01-Ewell Hunt/Franklin Co. Sheriff's Dept.;]
[RUNS=11]
[OUT Q=RELATIVES, ETC.]
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[VO-NAT]

The 24-year old Smith was from Northeast Roanoke and Hunt says the victim knew his killers. Martin and Akers have not yet been arrested. Smith's car was a 1995 Mercury Tracer, with Virginia license tag WES-MODE. If you have seen a vehicle matching this description, your are asked to call the Franklin County sheriff's office at (540) 483-3000.
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[8WEATHER]


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Taking a look at the forecast--
Showers will end later today, with windy conditions continuing.
Look for temperatures in the 50s to quickly drop into the 20s and 30s by afternoon.
Tonight looks partly cloudy and sharply colder, with lows in the teens and 20s.
There's a chance of snow flurries tomorrow...otherwise partly cloudy and cold through Christmas.
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