life sentence

Leon Echols (credit: Michigan Department of Corrections)

Man With Odd Sentence Stuck With Life In Prison

“This is an exceptional case in which defendant’s sentence is illegal,” wrote Justice Michael Cavanagh.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/06/2014

This undated file photo shows former Detroit News reporter Chauncey Bailey, who was gunned down in broad daylight in California in 2007. (AP Photo)

Man Gets Life Term For Ordering Journalist’s Death

A life sentence has been issued in the 2007 shooting death of a former Detroit News reporter.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/27/2011

Steven Demink. (AP Photo/U.S. Marshals Service)

Life Sentence For Man In Online Sex Abuse Case

“When I look at the devastation that has been reaped in so many lives, I have to conclude that this is a case that justifies a life sentence,” said Judge Gerald Rosen.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/04/2011