February 23rd, 2012 issue #1108

February 23rd, 2012
  • Chasing Any: Three women rebuff Huguely meet-ups; five laxers smash planned alibi

    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 strangulation, smothering

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  • Closing arguments: Intent and malice debated in Love's death

    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 rested around 2pm Saturday, February 18. During the roughly 90 minutes each side spent, the prosecution hammered home the brutal attack on Love when she thought she was safe at home, and the defense argued that Huguely had no intent to murder Love or to steal her laptop– the taking of which added five additional felony charges to the first-degree murder charge he's facing.

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  • Forensic litany: Lots of exhibits, less DNA evidence

    More Huguely stories • Tuesday testimony: Huguely jurors get lesson in brain bleeding • Brutal force? Love's injuries conjure visions of strangulation, smothering

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  • Not blunt force: Defense continues theme, as email angers judge

    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

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  • Not trauma: Brain doc says CPR did the damage

    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

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  • The charges: What Huguely's jury must decide

    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 to press, but with the help of Hook legal expert David Heilberg, here's a rundown of the charges and what the jury will be deliberating February 22. The biggie:

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4Better Or Worse

  • The week in review

    Hungriest: Twelve UVA students begin a hunger strike February 18 in support of a living wage of at least $13 for the university's lowest paid employees.

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  • Another fatality: State charges hunter for mistaking man for deer

    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 ...

  • Illuminating: They might be... dissing me

    Brooklyn-based duo They Might Be Giants performed what we think was their sixth Charlottesville concert since we began keeping score in 1990. Along the way, they penned a t...

  • Recycling on Park

    Recycling on Park Street requires skillful juggling of bins and traffic. (This is the kind of photo someone might take if they were killing time outside the offices of Geor...

  • Snow falls: Packable, throwable blanket precedes Prez Day

    It had been the season without a snow accumulation– until the eve of President's Day, when the kiddies would already have the day off from school. Despite the irony, ...

  • Some photos: As Huguely trial delayed Thursday

    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 evid...

  • Table of contents

    COVERIntent to kill?After a three-day break, the jury in the first degree murder trial of George W. Huguely IV took up deliberations. Here, a look back at the evidence and ...

  • Winter wallop? Snow forecast up in the air

    So far, winter 2012 hasn't been much like winter at all, with temperatures more than three degrees above average and snowfall nearly 14 inches below average. That could all...

Letters

  • There was no brawl b/w MHS and CHS

    Regarding ["Biggest brawl"] in 4Better or Worse  in the February 16 issue: First of all, there was no "brawl." Not one punch. I was there. CHS players were playing ver...

CultureVulture

Black and White

  • Henry Graff

    How does the out of town coverage compare to that of the local broadcast folk? I have not seen any out of area broadcast coverage of The Commonwealth of Virginia vs. George...