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Those now incarcerated for crimes committed under age 18 would stay locked up despite pleas for a second look.
The legislation would apply only to future criminal cases, not retroactively to the state’s 360 or so inmates who were under 18 when they committed crimes, mostly murder.
Should teens convicted of the most brutal crimes be punished just like adults? Or should their youth matter?
A man has been sentenced to life in prison in the murder, mutilation and burning of a 40-year-old man a year ago in Livingston County.
Michigan inmates serving mandatory life sentences without parole for crimes they committed as minors may have a chance to pursue freedom rather than spend the rest of their lives behind bars.
A southeastern Michigan man who authorities say fatally stabbed and nearly severed the head of his sister before dumping her body in a park has been sentenced to life in prison without parole.
A Michigan soldier who stabbed his brother-in-law to death and seriously injured his wife because he was angry they were having an affair was sentenced Friday to life in prison without parole.