Crime/Justice

Trucker missing... and then found
Published on May 7th, 2010
20 comments Bobby Don Dooley, 42, of Sanger, Texas, pulled his big rig off I-64 at Zion Crossroads April 29, and texted his trucking company to say he quit and that he'd make his way back to Texas. Dooley hasn't...
Warrants sealed: More drunken, violent episodes emerge
Published on May 7th, 2010
144 comments Alcohol and violence were factors in George W. Huguely V's 2008 arrest in Lexington. ROCKBRIDGE REGIONAL JAIL A red-stained UVA lacrosse t-shirt and a letter to Yeardley Love are among the items...
Grief renewed: Gil Harrington returns to Charlottesville amid new homicide
Published on May 6th, 2010
13 comments Unlike the Yeardley Love family, Gil Harrington knows of no suspect in her daughter's slaying. PHOTO BY COURTENEY STUART Gil Harrington brought her murdered daughter Morgan's ashes to Africa and...
Love's injuries: And why witnesses might have been confused
Published on May 6th, 2010
90 comments Yeardley Love shared an apartment with two roommates, who discovered her unresponsive and called 911. PHOTO: DAVE MCNAIR/UVA SPORTS Among questions swirling in the wake of the so called UVA lacrosse...
UVA vigil for Yeardley Love
Published on May 6th, 2010
4 comments Hundreds, perhaps thousands, of mourners packed UVA's McIntire Amphitheater the evening of May 5 to celebrate and remember the life of Yeardley Love, the 22-year-old lacrosse player killed in her...
UVA brass: Honchos defend school after lacrosse killing
Published on May 5th, 2010
190 comments President John Casteen, Allen Groves, Patricia Lampkin, and Craig Littlepage. PHOTO BY HAWES SPENCER UVA President John Casteen deflected blame from the university by suggesting that a Rockbridge...
Hot air closes court
Published on May 5th, 2010
56 comments Albemarle Circuit Court closed for business today because the temperature yesterday "constituted a threat to health," according to a notice posted on the courthouse door signed by Judge Cheryl...
Snap o' the day: Rotunda under siege
Published on May 5th, 2010
9 comments National news media get primo parking in front of UVA's primo landmark.
Leading pot decrim pol visits town
Published on May 5th, 2010
23 comments Until Virginia's own senior senator, Jim Webb, announced an effort a year ago to study it, perhaps the nation's boldest exponent of decriminalization of marijuana–- something that's now the law...
Diet Coke 'angel': Yeardley Love made a big impression
Published on May 4th, 2010
39 comments Yeardley Love was a member of the Kappa Alpha Theta sorority and the UVA women's lacrosse team. PHOTO BY DAVE MCNAIR/INSET PHOTO UVA SPORTS On May 23, 22-year-old Yeardley Love should have had every...
Huguely V: Suspect an anger-prone scion of prominent D.C. family
Published on May 4th, 2010
106 comments Number 11, Huguely played his last home game May 1. PHOTOS; UVA SPORTS, CPD In 1912, George W. Huguely Sr. co-founded the building supply company that built Washington, D.C.; and four generations...
Huguely admissions: 'Her head repeatedly hit the wall'
Published on May 4th, 2010
80 comments Huguely had only to travel next door to visit his former girlfriend, Yeardley Love, who lived in an annex behind this old house on 14th Street. PHOTO BY DAVE MCNAIR "The door to Love's bedroom had...
Huguely lawyer: Yeardley Love's killing 'not intended'
Published on May 4th, 2010
111 comments Lawrence begins unveiling a "not intended" defense for his client, right inset. Such strategy helped Chambers, left inset, in 1986. PHOTO: LISA PROVENCE, REUTERS, CPD The attorney for George Wesley...
'Devastated': UVA rocked by lacrosse death, arrest
Published on May 3rd, 2010
179 comments Police have arrested fourth year UVA lacrosse player George Huguely in the death of fellow student and women's lacrosse player Yeardley Love. PHOTO BY BOB Police have arrested 22-year-old UVA men's...
Felony assault? Car-wielding property owner arrested
Published on Apr 30th, 2010
62 comments Louis Schultz is arrested for attempted assault by car. PHOTO BY ROB SCHILLING A citizen icon of the property rights and environmental movements spent the night behind bars, charged by...
Libertarians call for prosecutor's ouster
Published on Apr 28th, 2010
12 comments Marsha Garst, the commonwealth's attorney who raided the office of the James Madison University student newspaper, the Breeze, on April 16 and threatened to take all of its computers and equipment,...
Christina Floyd tells her survivor story
Published on Apr 28th, 2010
6 comments Rex Bowman of the Roanoke Times tells the poignant tale of fighting off the murderous assault on the Blue Ridge Parkway.
More Comer fallout: Glenmore C.C. sold
Published on Apr 24th, 2010
16 comments This morning's edition of the Daily Progress reveals that one of Charlottesville's major country clubs has been sold in the wake of a financial scandal blamed on its ousted president, Michael Comer.
Tased and contused: After injuries, Albemarle PD redraws policy
Published on Apr 22nd, 2010
36 comments Handcuffed Hogberg drops like a stone as the Taser barbs meet his skin, as seen in the Newsplex video. [Click photo to see video.] NEWSPLEX In the wake of a controversial captured-on-video incident...
'Chilling': Admitted child rapist gets 33 years
Published on Apr 21st, 2010
40 comments Esmont resident Thomas Jefferson Race estimates he could have violated as many as 37 children. MUGSHOT CHARLOTTESVILLE POLICE Thomas Jefferson Race pleaded guilty to three counts of forcible sodomy...
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