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Hawaii Abolishes Life Sentences Without Parole For Minors

HONOLULU (AP) — Life sentences without parole for minors are now abolished in Hawaii.

Gov. Neil Abercrombie signed a bill Wednesday recognizing that children convicted of first-degree murder should be treated differently than murderous adults. 116 more words


Victorville Man, 38, Gets 2 Life Sentences For Raping 14-Year-Old Family Friend During Burglary

SAN BERNARDINO (CBSLA.com) — A Victorville man has been sentenced to two life sentences without the possibility of parole for raping a 14-year-old girl during a burglary. 347 more words


2 Sentenced To Life In Prison As Juveniles Get 1st Parole Hearings

BOSTON (AP) — A Massachusetts man sentenced to life without parole as a teenager has family and friends supporting his plea for freedom.

The prisoner, 38-year-old Joseph Donovan, is the first of 63 inmates to stand before a parole board after… 207 more words