A look back at the top stories and features from the Tri States Public Radio news department from May 2012.
During the month, former Macomb High School teacher and coach Daniel Watson and former Hamilton School Board member Dion Gregory both learned their sentences for inappropriate conduct with minors. A Burlington man was sentenced for starting a fire at a church in that town. Four young people from Burlington were killed when two boats collided on the Mississippi River.
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Former Hamilton School Board member August Dion Gregory, 44, has been found guilty of sexually abusing a minor. His sentencing is scheduled for Friday, May 18th at the Hancock County Courthouse in Carthage.
Gregory was arrested in December and charged with multiple felonies involving a minor: criminal sexual assault, aggravated criminal sexual abuse and criminal sexual abuse. He was scheduled to go on trial this week.