Links from the Times for Dec. 18
The William Thornton Case
At a prosecutor's request, a judge On Dec. 17 vacated William Thornton's vehicular homicide conviction and 30-year prison sentence. Thornton, who served three years, was released on his own recognizance. He will have to wear a GPS monitoring device and is not allowed to drive. He will have a new hearing in February. | Backstory: Previous coverage of the William Thornton Case
Where did the white tiger cubs go?
Several months ago, Lowry Park Zoo officials shipped a pair of cuddly white Bengal tigers born at the zoo last year to a facility in Kansas whose owner's past dealings in the exotic animal trade are questionable. The man responsible for the decision? Lex Salisbury, embattled zoo president. | Special report: The zoo and the city.