Stories tagged: life sentences
Wed., Oct. 4, 2017, 9:34 a.m.
Turkey: 40 sentenced to life for attempting to kill Erdogan
A court in southwestern Turkey sentenced 40 people to life in prison Wednesday, convicting them of charges that include attempting to kill President Recep Tayyip Erdogan during last year’s failed …
Fri., March 21, 2014
Serial killer Yates firmly on death row despite sentencing error
OLYMPIA – Serial killer Robert Yates is technically correct that the sentences he received for two murders were calculated improperly, the state Supreme Court ruled Thursday. But that doesn’t mean …
Mon., May 17, 2010, 8:52 a.m.
Court rules out some life sentences for juveniles
The Supreme Court has ruled that teenagers may not be locked up for life without chance of parole if they haven’t killed anyone.