Crime/Justice

GPS prevails: Hogshire decision delays rapist's stalking trial
Published on Feb 29th, 2012
3 comments Other stories on Kitze Graduation rapist back in jail Rapist appeals stalking conviction Volunteer fear: Graduation rapist convicted of stalking activist Edward Hogshire, the judge who presided...
Convicted Huguely: What's next for 'Georgie'?
Published on Feb 28th, 2012
106 comments Recent stories • Missing Huguelys: And other damaging would-be witnesses • Huguely convicted: Jury gives him 26 years in killing • Closing arguments: Intent and malice debated in Love's death *** •...
Getting pulled: Virginia State Police busy patrolling
Published on Feb 26th, 2012
0 comments   Stories about the shooting • 'He gunned down my sister' • Culpeper Mayor, Police Chief issue statements about Patricia Cook • Controversy mounts in police shooting of housewife The Virginia...
Another fatality: State charges hunter for mistaking man for deer
Published on Feb 24th, 2012
33 comments Sadly, the tragic lesson from Ferrum University was not learned by a Chatham-area man who allegedly shot and killed his neighbor after mistaking the innocent citizen for a deer. Related stories •...
Bad behavior: Huguely tests limits of lawyers
Published on Feb 23rd, 2012
1 comments By David L. Heilberg Whatever George Huguely gets convicted for (second degree murder seems most likely from what unfolded at trial), it won't be the result of his legal defense.  As...
Huguely convicted: Jury gives him 26 years in killing
Published on Feb 22nd, 2012
428 comments Recent stories • Final day? Huguely arrives for judgment • The charges: What Huguely's jury must decide • Closing arguments: Intent and malice debated in Love's death *** • Countdown to death: An...
Case closed: Abductor never found, public never warned
Published on Feb 22nd, 2012
27 comments Eight months after an Albemarle County woman reported getting abducted from her home and being forced to drive at gunpoint some 300 miles down the Blue Ridge Parkway, authorities aren't close to an...
Fraud indictment: Former candidate Halfaday to plead guilty
Published on Feb 22nd, 2012
15 comments Former City Council candidate James Halfaday was indicted by a Charlottesville grand jury February 21 on one count of election fraud, and his attorney says Halfaday plans to plead guilty when he goes...
Final day? Huguely arrives for judgment
Published on Feb 22nd, 2012
191 comments Recent stories • The charges: What Huguely's jury must decide • Closing arguments: Intent and malice debated in Love's death *** • Countdown to death: An action timeline of George W. Huguely V The...
The charges: What Huguely's jury must decide
Published on Feb 20th, 2012
113 comments George Wesley Huguely V faces six charges in the death of Yeardley Love, including first-degree murder and its possible life sentence. The verdict will be determined after this issue of the Hook goes...
Closing arguments: Intent and malice debated in Love's death
Published on Feb 18th, 2012
120 comments Attorneys in the murder trial of George Huguely made their final pleas to the jury to convict– or not convict so harshly– the defendant for the death of Yeardley Love after the defense...
Not blunt force: Defense continues theme, as email angers judge
Published on Feb 18th, 2012
68 comments Later on Saturday: • Closing arguments: Intent and malice debated in Love's death More Huguely stories: • Friday defense: Former high-schoolers tell of Love purse-smacking Huguely • Chasing Any:...
Huguely's lunch: It arrives daily in a Playmate
Published on Feb 18th, 2012
8 comments How does an on-trial prisoner get his lunch? With food from a Playmate brand cooler apparently. (The eating and drinking habits of this particular prisoner, George W. Huguely V have been in high-...
Friday defense: Former high-schoolers tell of Love purse-smacking Huguely
Published on Feb 17th, 2012
159 comments More Huguely stories • Chasing Any: Three women rebuff Huguely meet-ups • Forensic litany: Lots of exhibits, less DNA evidence • Tuesday testimony: Huguely jurors get lesson in brain bleeding •...
Some photos: As Huguely trial delayed Thursday
Published on Feb 16th, 2012
35 comments Huguely stories • Not trauma: Brain doc says CPR did the damage • Chasing any: Three women rebuff Huguely meet-ups • Forensic litany: Lots of exhibits, less DNA evidence • Tuesday testimony: Huguely...
Chasing Any: Three women rebuff Huguely meet-ups; five laxers smash planned alibi
Published on Feb 15th, 2012
164 comments More Huguely stories • Forensic litany: Lots of exhibits, less DNA evidence • Tuesday testimony: Huguely jurors get lesson in brain bleeding • Brutal force? Love's injuries conjure visions of...
Forensic litany: Lots of exhibits, less DNA evidence
Published on Feb 14th, 2012
38 comments More Huguely stories • Tuesday testimony: Huguely jurors get lesson in brain bleeding • Brutal force? Love's injuries conjure visions of strangulation, smothering • Bombshells away: Huguely...
7:59am: Huguely readies for more prosecution
Published on Feb 14th, 2012
10 comments Escorted by two Charlottesville Sheriff's deputies, accused murderer George Huguely V arrives an hour and one minute early for court on Valentine's Day.
Brutal force? Love's injuries conjure visions of strangulation, smothering
Published on Feb 13th, 2012
50 comments Day Four Monday, February 13 - PM From a hemorrhage in her neck suggestive of strangulation to facial injuries consistent with smothering to signs of blunt force trauma on nearly every part of her...
Bombshells away: Huguely prosecution readies blood evidence
Published on Feb 13th, 2012
43 comments Day Four Monday, February 13 - AM Monday morning in the trial of accused murderer George Huguely may have launched a few yawns in the courtroom, as literally dozens of photographs and other bits of...