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Murderer denied sentence reduction

October 19, 2012 in The Daily Republic

Larry Faller shot Woonsocket couple through window in ’73 when he was 19.

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Convicted murderer asks board to reduce sentence

July 13, 2012 in The Daily Republic

Larry Faller committed ’73 Woonsocket killing; authorities oppose his release.
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US Supreme Court ruling could affect 3 SD inmates convicted under 18

July 5, 2012 in The Daily Republic

PIERRE (AP) Officials in South Dakota have identified three inmates in the state prison system who are serving mandatory life sentences for murders they committed when they were younger than 18, Attorney General Marty Jackley announced Thursday. Continue Reading

Oil boom increasing work for parole officers

April 11, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK (AP) Parole and probation officers are increasingly overwhelmed with workloads as North Dakota’s population rises and more ex-convicts flock to the state in search of a good economy, a job and a fresh start. Continue Reading

Murderer seeking parole

February 10, 2012 in The Daily Republic

Larry Faller killed two people 39 years ago in Woonsocket.

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Paroled American activist Berenson arrives in U.S.

December 20, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Lori Berenson, a New Yorker paroled from a Peruvian prison after 15 years behind bars for aiding a leftist revolutionary group, arrived in the U.S. today for her first visit home since her arrest in 1995. Continue Reading

Parole approved for man who killed Minnesota cop in 1982

October 27, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Timothy Eling, 63, was notified this week that his life sentence for the 1982 killing of Oakdale, Minn., police officer Richard Walton has ended after 29 years. The extraordinary parole decision follows months of review at the department’s highest levels and reflects the belief of Corrections Commissioner Tom Roy that some violent criminals have the capacity to redeem themselves through their actions in prison. Continue Reading

Long-dead Billy the Kid denied parole by New Mexico governor

December 31, 2010 in West Central Tribune

SANTA FE, N.M. Billy the Kid, the Old West outlaw who killed at least three lawmen and tried to cut a deal from jail with territorial authorities, won’t be pardoned, Gov. Bill Richardson said today, nearly 130 years after the gunslinger’s death. Continue Reading