ABC Evening News for Thursday, Aug 12, 1999
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NOTE: Local weather bulletins on screen intermittently throughout broadcast
(Studio: Kevin Newman) Report introduced. [Note: local weather bulletin on screen.]
(Los Angeles: Brian Rooney) The detailed accounts from Buford Furrow of his murder of postal worker Joseph Ileto after the Jewish community center shootings in Los Angeles featured; scenes shown of Furrow in handcuffs. [US attorney Alejandro MAJORCAS - reads statement about Furrow's shooting of a non-white letter carrier.] [Victim's siblings Carmina, Ismael ILETO - comment.] (Artist: Mona Edwards)
(Studio: Kevin Newman) Furrow's threatening statement last year quoted.
(Seattle: Deborah Wang) Furrow's shuttling between the justice and mental health systems that culminated in his guilty plea to assault, a brief jail sentence and release reviewed. [Sheriff John HALL - recalls Furrow's behavior.] [Three PEOPLE - comment on Furrow's return to the community.]
(Studio: Kevin Newman) Report introduced.
(London: Mike Lee) Controversial British law that would institutionalize people shown to have violent tendencies before they do anything wrong examined; details recalled of the Dunblane, Scotland, shooting. [WOMAN - describes the actions on extremely anti-social people.] [Two MEN - offer differing opinions on detaining people in the best interests of the public.]