Execution Date Set For Chattanooga Man Who Set Ex-Girlfriend On Fire

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

An execution date has been set by the Tennessee Supreme Court for a Chattanooga man who set his  former girlfriend on fire.

Leroy Hall Jr. was convicted in the 1991 death of 22-year-old Traci Crozier. She died hours after being set on fire.

The date set was Jan. 12, 2016.



Fire Displaces Family Of 4

Chattanooga firefighters responded to two working structure fires at roughly the same time. At  12:29 p.m. , fire broke out in a single-story house at 2201 Rawlings Street. Battalion Chief Carlos Hampton said smoke and flames were visible coming from two sides of the house. Captain Wadie Suttles with Engine 4 said it took roughly 20 minutes to get the fire under control. ... (click for more)

Grand Jury No Bills And True Bills

Here are the latest no bills and true bills from the Hamilton County Grand Jury: No Bills: FOUNTAIN, LATIKA LAREE B 38 F 0 1 GS 1616970 RESISTING ARREST OR OBSTRUCTION OF LEGAL PROCESS aka DATES, LITIKA LAREE FOUNTAIN, LATIKA LAREE B 38 F 0 2 GS 1616971 DISORDERLY CONDUCT aka DATES, LITIKA LAREE TAYLOR, ASHLEY JOHTA B 27 F 0 1 GS 1616975 RESISTING ARREST OR OBSTRUCTION ... (click for more)

A Disturbing Trend At Exit 11

So, am I the first to notice a trend?   How many wrecks does exit 11 need before anyone asks "whats up with that?"  I have lost count of the wrecks that continue to happen, even after last year's awful loss of life (which I believe 51 percent of the blame should fall on the THP officer on duty).  The problem with this section of interstate are sight lines ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: What You Leave Behind

Randy Travis, one of the best at singing country songs that has ever been, had a song about three people who got killed when an 18-wheeler missed a stop sign. There was a farmer and a teacher, a hooker and a preacher on this bus and Randy tells us: “One's headed for vacation, one for higher education, An' two of them were searchin' for lost souls.” In that wonderful song, the ... (click for more)

Hensley Succeeds Henry As Soddy-Daisy Athletic Director

Soddy-Daisy baseball coach Jared Hensley has added a new role to his duties. Hensley, who has coached the baseball Trojans for eight years with a 177-111 record and state tournament appearances in 2011 and 2015, is the school’s new athletic director. Hensley takes over for Steve Henry, now the school’s principal. “With coach Henry now the man in charge at our school,” ... (click for more)

Unbeaten Fairyland Clinches Red Division Swim Title

Members of the Calhoun swim team were set and ready to compete on the pool deck at the Fairyland Club Monday night, but they never got wet as the meet was postponed by lighting, thunder and the overall threat of stormy weather. They made the long trip back about 24 hours later and the second time around wasn’t nearly as productive as 21 less swimmers made the trip to the top ... (click for more)