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Thornton450 Thornton leaves the Marion County Jail with his grandmother, Ada Mae Massey, left, and his mother Lola. [BRIAN CASSELLA | Times] Click photo to enlarge.

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.

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