Richard Carley Hooten http://wfpl.org en Southern Indiana Authorities Missed Opportunities to Arrest Richard Hooten Before Teen's Murder http://wfpl.org/post/southern-indiana-authorities-missed-opportunities-arrest-richard-hooten-teens-murder <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Richard </span>Carley<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> </span>Hooten<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> had two warrants out for his arrest and a wife who ratted him out to police. Yet for six months, he still evaded capture by Clark County authorities.</span></p><p>Hooten apparently didn’t go far, didn’t run, didn’t hide. The 50-year-old roamed free, worked at a Louisville furniture store, consorted with other women and, by his own admission, even sexually assaulted one of them.</p> Mon, 23 Dec 2013 19:00:00 +0000 R.G. Dunlop | Kentucky Center for Investigative Reporting 8004 at http://wfpl.org Southern Indiana Authorities Missed Opportunities to Arrest Richard Hooten Before Teen's Murder Indiana's Legal System Gave Richard Hooten Many Chances—Then a Teenager Died http://wfpl.org/post/indianas-legal-system-gave-richard-hooten-many-chances-then-teenager-died <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">For nearly three decades, Richard </span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Carley</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> </span>Hooten<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> blazed a trail of lawlessness from his hometown of Louisville to Georgia and back.</span></p><p>He bounced in and out of prison, his rap sheet growing conviction by conviction. Rape. Stabbing. Sexual assault. Prison escape. Drug dealing. He did them all.</p> Thu, 05 Dec 2013 19:01:34 +0000 R.G. Dunlop | Kentucky Center for Investigative Reporting 7779 at http://wfpl.org Indiana's Legal System Gave Richard Hooten Many Chances—Then a Teenager Died