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marietta, ga.» A judge on Mon­day sen­tenced a Ge­or­gia man to serve life in prison with­out the pos­si­bil­ity of pa­role af­ter a jury found that he in­ten­tion­ally left his tod­dler son in a hot SUV to die.

Ju­rors last month con­victed Justin Ross Har­ris, 36, of mal­ice mur­der and other charges in the June 2014 death of his 22-mon­thold son, Cooper. Prose­cu­tors ar­gued through­out the trial that Har­ris was un­hap­pily mar­ried and in­ten­tion­ally killed his son be­cause he wanted an es­cape from fam­ily life.

No bail for teen charged with de­cap­i­tat­ing class­mate B

lawrence, mass.» A 15-year-old boy charged with killing a high school class­mate whose head­less body was found near a river said in a po­lice re­port made pub­lic Mon­day that they had gone to smoke mar­i­juana to­gether and he had last seen the class­mate alive. Mathew Borges was held with­out bail af­ter plead­ing not guilty.

The body of 16-year-old Lee Manuel Vilo­ria-Paulino was found near the Mer­ri­mack River in Lawrence on Thurs­day by a woman walk­ing her dog. Po­lice re­cov­ered his head nearby. His fore­arms had also been cut off.

School stab­bing sus­pect had sui­ci­dal thoughts

B salt lake city» An Orem, Utah, teenager ac­cused of stab­bing five other stu­dents told po­lice af­ter the at­tack that he’s had sui­ci­dal and harm­ful thoughts since he was very young.

The teen has been charged as a ju­ve­nile with at­tempted mur­der.

Chapecoense awarded Copa Su­damer­i­cana ti­tle

B asuncion, paraguay» The Brazil­ian club Chapecoense, which lost most of its play­ers in an air crash last week, has been awarded the Copa Su­damer­i­cana cham­pi­onship by the gov­ern­ing body of South Amer­i­can soc­cer. In a state­ment Mon­day,

CON­MEBOL said it awarded the ti­tle “as a post­hu­mous homage to the vic­tims of the fa­tal crash that leaves our sport in mourn­ing.” Nine­teen of Chapecoense’s play­ers were killed in the crash just out­side Medellin, Colom­bia.

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