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Larry Sims on the day he was exonerated. (Credit: CBSDFW.com)

Even In Death, Family Still Fights For Exoneree

Larry Sims was like a brother to the growing group of exonorees. He spent 24 years of his life in prison for a rape conviction and was finally released on parole after DNA tests raised serious doubts that he committed the crime. Now his family is fighting to get him to his final resting place.

06/19/2012

Mark Stroman, who is on Death Row for killing an Indian man during a shooting spree that began after the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks

Victim Of Death Row Inmate Suing To Save Attacker’s Life

Less than a week before a convicted killer is scheduled for execution, one of his victim’s is suing the governor in effort to save the life of the man who tried to take his.

07/14/2011

Empty seats for jurors in a courtroom. (credit: AP Photo)

Jury Meets Injured Child Before Sentencing Dallas Father

It took jurors only about 30 minutes to sentence 26-year-old David Coronado to life in prison for child abuse. But first, they met his son.

04/02/2011