Man gets life in prison in retirement home deaths

DETROIT (AP) — A 67-year-old grandfather was sentenced Thursday to life in prison with no chance of parole in the killing of two women at a Detroit retirement home. 24 April 2014 [06:41 PM]

After court drama, Oklahoma to have 2 executions

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Pineda banned 10 games for pine tar, won't appeal

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Missing 15-year-old in Tyler, mentally-challenged

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VIDEO: Mineola man sentenced to life for sexual assault of 6-year-old

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VIDEO: Tyler-area officials gathered today to prepare for National Prayer Day on May 1

Mayor Barbara Bass called the meeting today. Our Caleb Mooney and Diana Dill have more in this video. 24 April 2014 [04:25 PM]


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