Thursday, January 17, 2013

Gleason Executed
The man who asked to be executed, was. Former attorneys for Robert Gleason Jr. made a last minute appeal citing their opinion that Gleason was not competent to make the decision to waive his appeals. The 42-year old convicted murderer killed two inmates and vowed to continue killing unless he was sentenced to death. The U.S. Supreme Court has refused to stop the execution as two competency evaluations proved he was capable of making decisions. Virginia allows Death Row inmates to choose between lethal injection and the electric chair. Gleason chose electrocution and was pronounced dead around 9:08 last night.

Friday, November 27, 2015

  • Crash Update: Seat Belt May've Saved Teen's LIfe
  • Another Protest Staged in Abingdon Against Development Near Creeper Trail
  • 4 Face Sentencing Monday in Abingdon for Crystal Meth Ring
  • Kingsport City Manager Advocating "Shop Local"
  • Trio Charged with Domestic Assault in Hawkins County
  • Teen Hospitalized in Bristol after Crash into Creek
  • Elizabethton Man Arraigned on Rape, Burglary Charges
  • Gasoline Tanker Transport Crash in Big Stone Gap
  • Benjamin Shook Has Federal Sex Offender Trial Pushed Back
  • Convicted Synthetic Drug Dealer to be Sentenced Monday
  • Trump Campaign Names Southwest Virginia Leadership Team
  • Northeast TN Pair Jailed in SW Virginia for Grand Larceny
  • VDOT Stats: Traffic Deaths Up 50% in Bristol District
  • Some Tennessee Teachers Convicted of Crimes Still Collecting Pensions
  • Bristol, Virginia Councilman Reacts to Study to Move Bristol Pirates to Tennessee Side
  • UT Study: Gas Tax Hike Needed for Roads
  • Rape Suspect in Greene County Indicted
  • Bristol TN to Consider Study for New Minor League Baseball Study
  • VDOT Aims to Smooth Holiday Traffic by Lifting Lane Closures

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