Although a Charlottesville jury found one man — athlete George Huguely V — criminally responsible for the beating death of Yeardley Love, his former girlfriend and fellow lacrosse player at the University of Virginia, the young woman's mother wants to hold his coaches culpable, too.
Mike and Josh Pons are running a horse farm that has been turning out Thoroughbreds for the last seven decades, and they are going to keep at it despite some roadblocks. Their cause has been helped by a special high class stallion named Malibu Moon in which they hold a 25 percent interest.
Senior Christopher Blair and juniors Abel Deneke and Adam Antoszewski represented Catonsville High School at the It's Academic Super Bowl on Saturday. Catonsville High had not had a team make it that far since at least the early 1980s, one of the team's coaches said.
Sharon Love has sued University of Virginia coaches and its athletic director for negligence, saying they failed to discipline George Huguely for prior violent, drunken incidents, which culminated in his killing her daughter, Yeardley.
The extended family and friends who helped raise Yeardley Love are outspoken in their celebration of her life and mourning of her death, but from all those who had a hand in bringing up George Huguely, we hear nothing.
Love's life, the story of her volatile relationship and her murder committed by her on-again-off-again boyfriend in a beer- and wine-soaked rage will be a powerful lesson in domestic violence and alcohol abuse, academics and advocates say.
Jurors in the murder trial of George Huguely V, who's accused of fatally beating his former University of Virginia girlfriend two years ago, will begin deliberation in the case next week, having received it late Saturday night after two weeks of intense testimony and several delays.
Testimony in the murder trial of George Huguely V has painted a picture of a college culture at the University of Virginia and elsewhere where young people drink before working on papers, they "pregame" before going to bars, and they drink to get drunk most every time.
The Charlottesville murder trial of George Huguely V — who's accused of beating Yeardley Love, his former University of Virginia girlfriend, to death — has been suspended for a second day due to a defense attorney's illness.
George Huguely and Yeardley Love orbited in the small and insular world of lacrosse. Did that familiarity, though, prevent friends from seeing how desperately he was spinning out of control and doing something to stop it?
Prosecutors in the Charlottesville murder trial of George Huguely V plan to rest their case Wednesday — on the sixth day of testimony from more than 30 witnesses — against the former University of Virginia student.
Charlottesville jurors heard the voice of George Huguely V for the first time during his murder trial Friday morning, when prosecutors played a harrowing video of his police interrogation, recorded hours after his former girlfriend, Yeardley Love, was found dead in her off-campus apartment.
Two months before Yeardley Love's bruised body was found by a roommate in a pool of blood in her off-campus apartment near the University of Virginia in 2010, she called her mom in Cockeysville and asked to come home for a night.
Opening statements in the high-profile trial of George W. Huguely V, who's charged with murder in the death of his former University of Virginia girlfriend, are expected Wednesday in Charlottesville Circuit Court.