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Ga. Coalition Pushing To End Capital Punishment

A group of religious leaders, human rights activists and others are planning to call for Georgia lawmakers to end capital punishment in the state.

03/03/2014

Guy Heinze, Jr. will serve life in prison without parole for the 2009 murders of eight people in a mobile home. (Getty Images)

Georgia Man Sentenced To Life Without Parole For Beating Deaths Of 8

Guy Heinze Jr. bowed his head as a judge sentenced him to life in prison with no chance of parole for the 2009 beating deaths of his father and seven others.

11/01/2013

Police say Isaiah Barker, a murder suspect in Indiana, was arrested in Forest Park, Ga. (MICHELLE SHEPHARD/AFP/Getty Images)

DA: Ala Teen Indicted In Hanging Of Half-Sister

An Alabama teenager accused of hanging his 9-year-old half-sister from a tree outside the rural home where they lived was indicted on a capital murder charge, a prosecutor said Thursday.

10/10/2013

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