Convicted Juvenile Killer Sentenced to Life With Parole Under New Law

Convicted juvenile killer sentenced to life with parole under new law

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Arnold Ross, pictured above at age 17, likely became the first person to be sentenced under a new Louisiana law that allows people convicted of murders done when they're juveniles to be eligible for parole. He was 17 when he killed 8-month-old Da-Von …
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Parents recount son's battle with heroin addiction

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Ralph Dixon said he and his wife, Carol Dixon, were completely unaware of the grip heroin had on their son until six months before his death, when Michael Dixon came to his parents and admitted he was powerless over his addiction and needed help to …
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7 Things You Should Know About Depression

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There are steps we can take to help both those suffering from depression and their friends or family members — if we know what to look for. Here are seven key things to … While meds can be effective, "the belief that medications will solve the …
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