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Louisiana Parents Arrested For Sending 5-Year-Old Son To Burglarize Home

Louisiana parents are accused of encouraging their 5-year-old son to rob his grandmother’s house.


File photo of a prison cell. (Photo by TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Texas House Lawmakers Debate Youth Punishment

Members of a Texas House panel say they feel conflicted about approving proposed new punishments for 17-year-olds who are convicted of capital murder with the mandatory possibility of parole after 40 years.