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14-year sentence affirmed for man who killed 2 in high-speed crash

A man must serve a 14-year sentence for driving his SUV through a red light at 89 mph and killing two women whose car he slammed into in a Speedway intersection, the Indiana Court of Appeals ruled Friday. The decision also further chipped away at 1999 caselaw partially overturned this year that had stood as double jeopardy jurisprudence.

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Sheriff: Distracted trucker charged in Boone Co. crash that killed 3

A Michigan trucker distracted by his coffee mug was charged in connection with a nine-vehicle crash in Boone County that killed three people, including a toddler, and injured more than dozen others, authorities said Monday. Boone County sheriff’s officials said Matthew Small, 34, of Grandville, Michigan, was jailed after being charged with three counts of reckless homicide.

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Indiana man faces trial in 1994 Wisconsin murder case

A judge ordered an Indiana man to stand trial for the 1994 death of a woman who was strangled and run over with a car in Madison, Wisconsin. Dane County Circuit Judge Valerie Bailey-Rihn said during a hearing Thursday that there’s enough evidence for 52-year-old Willie L. Coleman to be tried for first-degree reckless homicide in the Nov. 4, 1994, death Lula Cunnigan.

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