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A northeast Roanoke woman is dead after an apparent argument with her husband led to a fatal stabbing.
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David Johnson is on Longacre Drive where the incident took place.
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[SUPER=01-Susie Goodchild/Neighbor; :36]
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[SUPER=01-Sgt. Stan Smith/Roanoke Police Department; 1:21 ]
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[Double Boxes=Melanie and Joe/Microwave][UTAH-MANHUNT]
In Utah, a small town has been evacuated and a canyon surrounded as lawmen attempt to close in on two wanted cop killers.
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A third suspect was found dead last night from a self inflicted gunshot wound just hours after a Utah Sheriff's deputy was shot and wounded.
The three men are wanted in connection with the fatal shooting of a Colorado policeman.
SHERIFF MIKE LACEY/SAN JUAN COUNTY
WE'RE NOT SURE WHAT THEIR MOTIVES THE MEN WERE STOCKPILING FOOD, WEAPONS AND GUNS FOR SOMETIME. ))
[SUPER=01-Mike Lacey/San Juan County Sheriff;]
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The manhunt began a week ago after police officer Dale Claxton
was killed in a shootout in Cortez, Colorado.
Ten-thousand of the nation's air-traffic controllers are hitting the books again.
The federal government is
ordering them to undergo retraining on takeoffs and landings.
The order comes after two passenger jets came within 20 feet of a
midair collision last month at New York's La Guardia Airport.
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Meantime, at La Guardia air travelers are facing major delays today.
Apparently the radar that tracks the regions planes is off-line due to a software problem.
There is a minimum two hour delay.
Flights are also delayed at Kennedy and Newark.
A middle school student in Bedford County is charged with bringing a gun to school early this week.
Students at Forest Middle School reported seeing the 12-year-old boy with a .32- caliber revolver on school grounds Monday.
The gun reportedly is owned by a family member.
The boy's parents are cooperating fully with the police investigation.
He's charged with possessing a firearm on school property.
Officials looking for weapons and drugs on school campuses came up empty-handed in Roanoke yesterday.
Drug-sniffing dogs were brought onto the parking lot of William Fleming High School.
The search was unannounced by school officials.
Like the first search in April at Patrick Henry High School, the latest one turned up nothing illegal.
In addition, the school system used handheld metal detectors to check for weapons at William Fleming and at Breckenr
idge Middle School. Officials say they expect the searches to continue.[Howard]
Carroll County jurors were unable to reach a unanimous verdict in Tisha (TEE-shuh) Howard's murder trial.
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The case ended in a mistrial this week after the jury deliberated for about three hours.
Howard is accused of stabbing 79- year old Willie Goins to death in September of '96.
The medical examiner who testified this week said the elderly man was stabbed 21- times.
Commonwealth's attorney Greg Goad says he respects the jury's decision but intends to retry the case at a later date.
A shooting Wednesday night in Pittsylvania County left one man seriously wounded.
25-year old David Tyrone Keen is in fair condition in a North Carolina hospital after being shot in the chest.
It happened in Cascade.
The Pittsylvania County Sheriff's Office say they are investigating a suspect, but no arrests have been made.
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Police raids in Danville this week turned up guns, drugs, and large amounts of cash.
Danville police yesterday displayed what they seized during the two raids.
You're looking a three pounds of marijuana, ten guns, and around two-thousand dollars in drug money.
No arrests were made-- but charges are pending against five people.
Danville's police chief says tips from neighbors helped lead them to these drugs.
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A Montgomery County seven year old does not have to visit her grandparents.
The Virginia Supreme Court ruled today that Leslie Williams' parents are under NO legal obligation to grant visitation to her grandparents.
The attorney for Leslie's parents says her clients are "happy and relieved."
The case sets a precedent of parents' rights superceding grandparents' rights in Virginia.
He used to be a jailer in Halifax County, now Jonathan Majors may learn what life is like behind bars.
Majors pleaded guilty yesterday to two counts of sodomy.
He admits to having oral sex with two female inmates.
The women filed criminal complaints last year against Majors and two other jailers.
But there was only enough evidence to indict Majors.
He could face up to ten years in prison when he's sentenced in August.
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The investigation into the death of Princess Diana takes a new turn today with a major hearing in Paris.
Key witnesses and photographers are being questioned in an effort to
find out who is to blame for the crash.
Vicki Mabrey reports from Paris.
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[SUPER=01-Mohammed Al-Fayed/Dodi Al-Fayed's Father; :45]
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The twenty or so witnesses began arriving around 9:30 Paris time. They
include all nine photographers and the one motorcyclist who'd been under
investigation since the crash.
Other witneeses include some who arrived on the scene immediately after
the accident, including Dr. Frederick Malliez who was first to assist
the dying princess in the back of the Mercedes... and his friend Mark
Butt who was able to observe the photographers' actions before police
arrived on the scene.
al-Fayed arrived this morning with Diana's mother Francis Shand
(Al-Fayed leaving the Ritz hotel earlier)
Al-Fayed has recently been outspoken in his belief that the crash was no
accident. This morning he didn't advance his conspiracy theories, but
said only that the truth, whatever it is, will come out.
Al-Fayed: "Always, there is hopes, when you believe in God there
always are hopes that God will find the truth for us."
Outside the Paris courthouse -- she talks about
how a former employee of the Ritz Hotel told CBS 48 Hours that Ritz
management told employees to lie about the alcohol problem of the driver
of the death car.))
More questions in Washington yesterday for Norfolk Southern and C-S-X.
Norfolk Southern's chairman responded to concerns about the planned acquisition of Conrail.
David Goode faced some tough questions from regulators and unions. Both want assurances that Norfolk Southern and C-S-X will go the extra mile when it comes to safety.
For his part Goode praised his railroad's record and he said teams have been working for the past year to make sure the merger with Conrail is a smooth one.
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Goode says he has every reason to expect the merger will go through on Monday.
A possible new AIDS vaccine is a big step in fighting the deadly disease, but local activists aren't counting on it to end the H-I-V epidemic.
Testing will begin as early as this month on five thousand volunteers in the United States.
H-I-V Information Specialist Robert Morrow says the testing is limited to large cities right now, but most likely will expand into areas like Roanoke in the future.
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((ROBERT MORROW/AIDS COUNCIL OF WESTERN VA:THE INFORMATION I'VE READ SO FAR SAYS THEY WILL LOOK AT EXPANDING THIS TRIAL LATER ON PROBABLY AFTER THEY SEE THE INITIAL EFFECTIVENESS OF THE VACCINE AND THEY'LL LOOK AT DOING A WIDER STAGE TRIAL LATER ON.))
[SUPER=01-Robert Morrow/AIDS Council of Western VA]
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This is the first human tests approved by the Food and Drug Administration for an AIDS vaccine.
The new Standard of Learning tests debuted last year at Virginia schools.
But the state has yet to set the standard for a passing grade.
The Gilmore administration's top education officials say they will appoint two committees to decide what the passing scores should be on the S-O-L tests.
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((BILL BOSHER/STANDARD SETTING ADVISORY COMMITTEE: BUT THIS IS ABOUT HOW FAR AND HOW FAST. AND WE CAN USE LOTS OF METAPHORS WHETHER IT'S RUNNING OR READING. THERE ARE MEDICAL AND ATHLETIC ANALOGIES. BUT IN REALITY, THIS IS THE CRITICAL PROCESS OF SAYING WHAT DO WE ACCEPT AS BEING PROFICIENT?))
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Former superintendent of Public Instruction Bill Bosher (BOH-shur) will head up a diverse advisory committee to oversee a committee of teachers.
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((CHERI JAMES/VIRGINIA EDUCATION ASSOC.: YOU'LL HAVE MORE PEOPLE BUYING INTO WHAT IS GOING ON. AND CERTAINLY WE'RE NOT GOING TO BE SECOND-GUESSING THOSE PROFESSIONALS.))
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The passing scores will be decided finally in October.
"School report cards" will go out next spring.
Schools with a certain percentage of failing students could lose state accreditation in the year 2004.
It's hot and you're thirsty.
There's a vending machine, but you're out of change.
So, what do you do?
The answer may soon be as simple as pulling out your cell phone to call the vending machine and dial-a-Coke.
The cost of the drink would show up on your cell phone bill.