Youth violence

Valencia Warren-Gibbs hugs Bobby Hines after talking about the death of her brother, James, at his attorney's office in Detroit, Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017. Hines said he was touched by Warren-Gibbs, and her father, Henry, who spoke in support of his release at his March 2017 resentencing hearing, saying he’d been punished enough. The judge imposed a 27- to 60-year sentence, paving the way for Hines to win parole. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
October 30, 2017 - 3:09 pm
DETROIT (AP) — Bobby Hines stepped forward, smiling as he embraced the sister of the man he was convicted of killing. Locked up for 28 years, he'd long wanted to meet Valencia Warren-Gibbs, to talk with her about that night in 1989 when her older brother, James, was shot after Hines and two others...
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Bobby Hines poses for a portrait at his sister's home in Detroit, Sept. 12, 2017 after being released from prison. Getting out, he said, is like being born again. “If you were to die and you were to go to hell and see all of the destruction and fighting and killing down there and God were to breathe life back into you and you were given a second chance _ that’s what this is.” (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
October 30, 2017 - 12:11 am
DETROIT (AP) — Bobby Hines stepped forward, smiling as he embraced the sister of the man he was convicted of killing. Locked up for 28 years, he'd long wanted to meet Valencia Warren-Gibbs, to talk with her about that night in 1989 when her older brother, James, was shot after Hines and two others...
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September 08, 2017 - 1:16 pm
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — One is known as an oasis of Southern charm and history, drawing millions of tourists with its time-capsule collection of antebellum homes and marble monuments. The other is a faded rust-belt city where winters are spent rooting for its cherished college basketball powerhouse...
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In this July 27, 2017 photo, Maria Williams stands on her front porch in Wilmington, Del., the day after her teenage son and daughter were shot and wounded while standing on the same porch. As she took cover inside and heard her kids' screams, "All I could think of was, 'I'm not losing another child,'" Williams recalled. Her 18-year-old stepson had been gunned down two years before, another victim of Wilmington's plague of teens shooting teens. His shooter was 17. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
September 08, 2017 - 8:24 am
WILMINGTON, Delaware (AP) — When the shots rang out — "pop, pop, pop," and then a thunder roll of gunfire — Maria Williams hit the floor. The bullets sprayed through her front door and window, leaving perfectly cylindrical holes in the glass. They blasted clear across the nursery, where her 2-year-...
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September 08, 2017 - 7:47 am
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — One is known as an oasis of Southern charm and history, drawing millions of tourists with its time-capsule collection of antebellum homes and marble monuments. The other is a faded rust-belt city where winters are spent rooting for a cherished college basketball powerhouse and...
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In this July 27, 2017 photo, Maria Williams stands on her front porch in Wilmington, Del., the day after her teenage son and daughter were shot and wounded while standing on the same porch. As she took cover inside and heard her kids' screams, "All I could think of was, 'I'm not losing another child,'" Williams recalled. Her 18-year-old stepson had been gunned down two years before, another victim of Wilmington's plague of teens shooting teens. His shooter was 17. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
September 08, 2017 - 3:39 am
WILMINGTON, Delaware (AP) — When the shots rang out — "pop, pop, pop," and then a thunder roll of gunfire — Maria Williams hit the floor. The bullets sprayed through her front door and window, leaving perfectly cylindrical holes in the glass. They blasted clear across the nursery, where her 2-year-...
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In this July 27, 2017 photo, Maria Williams stands on her front porch in Wilmington, Del., the day after her teenage son and daughter were shot and wounded while standing on the same porch. As she took cover inside and heard her kids' screams, "All I could think of was, 'I'm not losing another child,'" Williams recalled. Her 18-year-old stepson had been gunned down two years before, another victim of Wilmington's plague of teens shooting teens. His shooter was 17. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
September 08, 2017 - 3:34 am
WILMINGTON, Delaware (AP) — When the shots rang out — "pop, pop, pop," and then a thunder roll of gunfire — Maria Williams hit the floor. The bullets sprayed through her front door and window, leaving perfectly cylindrical holes in the glass. They blasted clear across the nursery, where her 2-year-...
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September 08, 2017 - 3:01 am
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — One is known as an oasis of Southern charm and history, drawing millions of tourists with its time-capsule collection of antebellum homes and marble monuments. The other is a faded rust-belt city where winters are spent rooting for a cherished college basketball powerhouse and...
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September 08, 2017 - 3:01 am
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — One is known as an oasis of Southern charm and history, drawing millions of tourists with its time-capsule collection of antebellum homes and marble monuments. The other is a faded rust-belt city where winters are spent rooting for a cherished college basketball powerhouse and...
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This Friday, May 26, 2017 shows a hallway inside the Franklin Correctional Center in Bunn, N.C. A 2016 Supreme Court decision triggering new sentences for inmates serving mandatory life without parole for crimes committed as minors has had a far greater effect: The ruling is prompting lawyers to apply its fundamental logic _ that it's cruel and unusual to lock teens up for life _ to a larger population of prisoners: those whose sentences technically include a parole provision but who stand little chance of getting out. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
August 02, 2017 - 3:57 pm
BALTIMORE (AP) — A U.S. Supreme Court decision triggering new sentences for inmates serving mandatory life without parole for crimes committed as juveniles has had a far greater effect: The ruling is prompting lawyers to apply its fundamental logic — that it's cruel and unusual to lock teens up for...
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