Another person has died following yesterday's shooting spree in Oregon.
and a former Radford University student pleads guilty to second degree murder for the arson death of another student.
Just in time for the holiday weekend, the sun wants to hide behind the clouds. A chance of showers in the forecas
t straight ahead.[medical-head]
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Tonight on health check -- Danville gets new facilites to help elderly residents.
And doctors are warning: taking certain medications along with Viagra could be fatal.
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A second student has died from the school shooting in Springfield Oregon. three others remain in critical condition.
The 15-year old suspected in the murders will be arraigned in about two hours- as an adult- on murder charges.
Other students say Kip Kinkel was angry that he had been kicked out of school a day earlier for carrying a gun.
Lee Cowan is in Springfield with the latest details.
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[SUPER=01-Steve Carmichael/Skipworth Detention Center;]
[SUPER=01-Bill DeForrest/Police Chief;]
((Students didn't have to come to thurston high today, but t
they came anyway. bettter to be with one another some said, than stay home and think
about what a 15 year old boy had done to their lives.
BEN ESTES/SENIOR : coming togetherlives changed forever
That was megan wymore's way of coming to grips with what happened. but the
news wasn't getting any better. another classmate, 17 year old ben walker,
died overnight. the suspect, kipland kinkel, a high school freshman, remains
in a juvenile detention facility waiting to be tried for murder as an adult.
STEVE CARMICHAEL/SKIPWORTH DETENTION CENTER : AT FIRST HE
EEMED CALMBUT BECAME AGGITATED.
At kinkel's home, the mystery only deepened, and so did the
danger. police say the boy who liked collecting guns and amo, liked making
explosives as well. bomb squad crews spent their second day in a row disarming
home-made devices hidden all over the house.
one of them so big crews had only one way to get it out.
JAN CLEMENT/SHERIFF: THEY'RE WORKING IN A CRAWL SPACEPORTION OF THE HOUSE.
A team of counselors replaced much of the teaching faculty in
springfield today. a place of learning that had become a place of killing, was
now attempting to become a place of healing.
But the question remains how a boy who spoke so often of killing,
and even brought a gun to school, could the next day come back and make good
on his threats.
BILL DEFORREST/POLICE CHIEF:
THERE WAS NO PROBABLE CAUSE.OR OTHERS.
LEE COWN/CBS NEWS:
Even so, police and school officials say the mood has changed. Even a casual
conversation about guns or violence between students, between classes may soon
throw up a red flag. There's no such thing as a joke anymore. ))
A former Radford University student will serve at least ten years in prison for setting a fatal house fire near campus, two years ago.
21-year old Michael Harvey pled guilty today to arson and second degree murder.
The fire claimed the life of 21-year old Christopher Mirch who was inside the Delta (Tow- Kie) Tau Chi fraternity house on Grove Avenue.
[SUPER=03-Radford/February 24, 1996;]
Harvey had been charged with first degree murder.
But prosecutors agreed to reduce the charge as part of a plea agreement.
They believe Harvey never knew anyone was inside when he set fire to a piece of furniture as revenge for an earlier dispute involving his friends.
[IN Q=There's really]
((RANDAL DUNCAN/RADFORD COMMONWEALTH'S ATTORNEY:THERE'S REALLY NO TRUE WINNER IN TODAY'S CASE BECAUSE THE MIRCH FAMILY HAS LOST A BELOVED ONE, WHAT CAN YOU SAY IN REGARD TO THEIR LOSS, AND IN REGARD TO THE HARVEY FAMILY, THEIR SON COMMITTED AN ACT THAT WAS EXTREMELY RECKLESS. ))
[SUPER=01-Randal Duncan/Radford Commonwealth's Atty.; :00]
[OUT Q=extremely reckless.]
Harvey will be sentenced in July.
He and his wife are expecting a baby and had hoped he could remain on bond.
But Harvey was immediately taken to jail.
A Lynchburg teen has been sentenced to death for the 1997 murder of a woman in Appomattox County.
A jury spent ninety minutes deciding that 19-year old Brandon Wayne Hedrick should die for raping, robbing and killing Lisa Yvonne Crider last May.
[SUPER=04-May, 1997; :08]
Hedrick and another man abducted Crider in Lynchburg then drove to Appomattox County where they shot her and left her body in the James River.
Crider's mother thanked everyone who helped bring her daughter's killer to justice.
[IN Q=And the jury]
((DALE ALEXANDER/VICTIM'S MOTHER: AND THE JURY, I KNOW IT WASN'T EASY FOR THEM AND I APPRECIATE THEIR TIME, THEIR EFFORT, THEIR THOUGHTFULNESS AND I THANK THEM FROM THE BOTTOM OF MY HEART, I THANK THEM BECAUSE I KNOW IT WASN'T EASY.))
((TOMMY LAWSON/PROSECUTOR: THEY HAD THE TOUGHEST DECISION, WE JUST PUT ON THE FACTS, ARGUED A LITTLE BIT AND THEY HAD TO MAKE THE TOUGH DECISION AND THIS JURY MADE IT. AND I THINK THEY WERE A GOOD REPRESENTATION OF THE GOOD CITIZENS WE HAVE HERE IN APPOMATTOX.))
[SUPER=01-Dale Alexander/Victim's Mother; :00]
[SUPER=01-Tommy Lawson/Prosecutor; :12]
[OUT Q=here in Appomattox.]
Hedrick seemed unfazed by the death sentence, except to say he was sorry to put his family through this ordeal.
He'll be sentenced in July.
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Secret Service Agents could be compelled to testify against the President afterall. We'll have that story next.
and it's official a retired Illinois electrician is the winner of the 104 million dollar Powerball jackpot...and he still went to work today.
On Health Check, taking the new impotence drug with certain heart medicines could prove lethal.
and Andrew Freiden is at Victory Stadium with the Dixie Chicks.
Grayson County Commonwealth's Attorney J-D Bolt will continue to prosecute capital murder suspect Louis Ceperano.
A judge today denied Ceperano's request to appoint a special prosecutor.
Ceperano and co-defendant Emmitt Cressell Junior are accused of burning and beheading Garnett Johnson.
Ceperano's attorneys argued that prosecutor Bolt favors Cressell because he once represented Cressell while still in private practice.
But the judge pointed out Bolt has never attempted to hide that fact.
Jury selection for Ceperano will begin on wednesday.
No protection for Secret Service agents.
A federal judge has apparently ruled that agents can be
forced to testify before the grand jury in the Monica Lewinsky
The White House argued the agents should not have to testify,
saying they had a special privilege because of their relationship with the president.
((YES I THINK IT WILL RAISE SOME SERIOUS QUESTIONS AND PRESENT A WHOLE NEW ARRAY OF PROBELSM FOR MANAGING THE PRESIDENCY AND FOR THE SECRET SERVICE MANAGING THEIR RESPONSIBILITY.))
[OUT Q=their responsibility.]
The ruling is a victory for Whitewater prosecutor Kenneth Starr,
who argued that no special privilege exists for secret service agents.
Yesterday, we covered a news conference in which the N-Double-A- C- P criticized nine local employers for their response to allegations of discrimination.
We incorrectly included Roanoke County Schools on that list, and we regret the error. [5-Powerball]
Powerball officials have confirmed a retired Illinois man did indeed win the 109-million dollar lottery prize.
The man who bought the winning ticket celebrated with his family last night.
Frank Capaci (cuh-PASS-ee) is a retired electrician living on a 45-thousand dollar pension.
After Wednesday night's drawing Capaci came forward and said he had the one winning ticket in his bank safety deposit box.
He had the ticket confirmed this afternoon in Wisconsin. He says the fact that he is a millionaire hasn't sunk in yet.
[SOT 10:52:54 CBS]
[IN Q=I slept about an hour]
[SUPER=01-Frank Capaci/Powerball Winner;]
[OUT Q=lose my job (laughs)]
Capaci cuts greens part time at the local country club. He says if he was fired he wouldn't get to play golf for free anymore.
Victory Stadium was packed full of Dave Matthews fans a few weeks ago--
Now it's time for country artists to take the stage as Festival in the Park kicks off tonight.
The 29th Festival in the Park is just hours away.
Tonight is the big Country Night Kick off Concert.
Andrew Freiden is at Victory stadium waiting for the show to get underway.
[Live= Andrew Full]
[SUPER=01-Natalie Maines/Dixie Chick;]
[SUPER=01-Martie Seidel/Dixie Chick;]
[SUPER=01-Emily Erwin/Dixie Chick;]
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[Live= Andrew Full]
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[SUPER=332-Cloudy With/Passing Showers/52-56/Variable Clouds/Showers Possible/70-74;]
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Governor Jim Gilmore's telling Virginia teens to abstain from sex.
The Governor led a kick-off of a statewide abstinence campaign today.
[IN Q=There's a]
((STACEY LEE/AGE 13: THERE'S A LOT OF PRESSURE RIGHT NOW. IT'S A LOT OF PEER PRESSURE BASICALLY. EVERYONE'S SAYING LET'S DO THIS. BUT PEOPLE MUST LEARN THEY MUST BE STRONGER THAN THAT. AND THEY MUST RISE ABOVE HAVING SEX RIGHT NOW.))
((CLAUDE ALLEN/SECY. OF HEALTH & HUMAN RESOURCES: I THINK THE CAMPAIGN IS TO TEACH THE VALUE OF ABSTAINING FROM ANY SEXUAL ACTIVITY HOWEVER YOU DEFINE IT THAT WOULD INJURE THE HEALTH OR WELL-BEING OF A CHILD.))
[SUPER=01-Stacey Lee/Age 13; :00]
[SUPER=01-Claude Allen/Health & Human Resources; :12]
[OUT Q=of a child.]
The campaign comes on the heels of a study published this week in the Journal of the American Medical Association which questions the effectiveness of abstinence programs.
[IN Q=When you]
((KAREN RASCHKE/PLANNED PARENTHOOD OF VIRGINIA: WHEN YOU LOOK AT THE DATA IN THIS VERY LARGE STUDY RELEASED JUST THIS WEEK, MORE KIDS HAD SEX AND MORE KIDS HAD UNPROTECTED SEX WHEN THEY ONLY GOT THE ABSTINENCE MESSAGE. FEWER KIDS HAD SEX AND FEWER KIDS HAD UNPROTECTED SEX WHEN THEY GOT INFORMATION ABOUT ABSTINENCE PLUS HOW TO PROTECT THEMSELVES. INCREDIBLE.))
[SUPER=01-Karen Raschke/Planned Parenthood of Virginia;]
Planned Parenthood says the study's a warning that local school boards should retain birth control teachings in thei
r Family Life Education classes.[5-Viagra]
Doctors are warning patients who use certain heart medications to be careful with the new impotence drugs.
The combination of nitrate heart medicines such as nitrogylcerin with Viagra can cause a drastic and potentilly lethal drop in blood pressure.
[IN Q=You can ]
[SUPER=01-Dr. Jim Graydon/Cardiologist;]
[OUT Q=as opposed to 140.]
One problem is many of the same patients that would use Viagra, also have heart conditions.
But many may be too embarrased to share their complete medical history with their cardiologist.
[SOT 13:24:00 CBS]
[OUT Q=Under his tounge.]
Patients should check with their cardiologist before asking a urologist for a prescription for the impotence drug.
And paramedics and emergency workers are urged to ask patients experiencing chest pains if they have combined Viagra with Nitrogylercin.[2-Shot-Toss]
First he was a dodger, then a Marlin, now a Met? Mike Piazza is traded again.
Steve Mason's here with the two minute sportsticker.[S5-Stuff]
Good afternoon everyone. Hope your holiday weekend is beginning with a bang.
Lets start on the major league diamond.
Former Los Angeles Dodger Mike Piazza has reportedly been traded to a third ball club!
[SUPER=03-Miami, FL; :00]
The Associated press has learned that, for the second time in a week; the all star catcher has been sent packing; this time, the Florida marlins have traded him to the New York Mets. Contract details have not been released and neither the marlins or the Mets are talking although a news conference has been called at She Stadium.
From the diamond to the soccer field, the Berglund Festival Soccer tounrament kicks off tommorrow. 180 teams, both girls and boys age 8 to 19 will compete over the next ttwo days at Berglund, Rivers edge and Greenhill Park
[IN Q="It's just]
[SUPER=01-Danny Beamer/Roanoke Valley Youth Soccer; :00]
[OUT Q=.....with all the volunteers"]
Its back to the hardwood in Los Angeles tonight as the Lakers and Utah Jazz play game 3 of the Western Conference Finals.
[SUPER=03-Inglewood, CA; :]
The Lakers must focus all of their energy in this game because they trail the Jazz two games to none in the Playoff series.
[IN Q="We can't...]
[SUPER=01-Kobe Bryant/Laker Guard; :]
[OUT Q=....problems start.]
The Lakers have won all four playoff games they have played at the forum but if history means anything the lakers are in trouble. 14 times they've lost the first two games of a 7 games series and only once where they able to come back.
[IN Q="We just...]
[SUPER=01-Shaquille O'Neal/Laker Center; :]
[OUT Q....two wins."]
The Eastern Conference finals resume tomorrow in Indianapolis. Chicago leads Indiana 2 games to none.
TThat's it for the ticker, have fun and safe holiday weekend.[5-Unique-Boat]
The inventor says it's unsinkable.
But then that's what people said about the Titanic.
Take a look at Donnie Robinson's creation.
It's an odd-looking boat to say the least.
It's made from an old sailboat, plumbing pipes, a rubber ball, and an inner tube.
Donnie maneuvers his unique watercraft by pushing two poles along the bottom of the pond.
Donnie says the secret of inventing is using what you have on hand.
[IN Q=Well, I've built a lot]
((DONNIE ROBINSON: WELL, I'VE BUILT A LOT OF BOATS AND I DIDN'T WANT TO HAVE TO GO BUY ANOTHER BOAT WHEN I HAD ALL THESE PARTS LAYING AROUND.))
[SUPER=01-Donnie Robinson/Boat Inventor;]
[OUT Q=parts laying around.]
Donnie says he has a little more tweeking to do before he gets his invention just right.
But for now, he says it serves a useful purpose, allowing him to fish on his favorite pond.