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Mich. House OKs Sentencing Rules For Young Killers

Those now incarcerated for crimes committed under age 18 would stay locked up despite pleas for a second look.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/05/2014

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Senate OKs New Sentencing Rules For Young Killers

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/26/2013

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Sentenced To Life At 16, Woman Hopes For Freedom

Should teens convicted of the most brutal crimes be punished just like adults? Or should their youth matter?

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/17/2013

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Life Sentence For Man In Livingston County Killing

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/19/2012

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Court Offers Hope To State’s 358 Juvenile Lifers

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/26/2012

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Novi Man Sentenced To Life In Sister’s Slaying

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/14/2011

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Fort Bragg Soldier From Mich. Gets Life In Killing

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/14/2011