Ethan Millard and Alex Kirry fight about the fate of a remorseful 71-year-old man who robbed a Kansas City, Kan., bank last September and told police he hoped to land in prison to escape his wife . He claims heart surgery had left him depressed and unlike himself when he committed the crime.
Though Lawrence John Ripple pleaded guilty to bank robbery in January and could have spent up to 37 months in prison, his attorney and federal prosecutors asked a U.S. District Court judge for leniency.
And a #zenheadlines segment perfect for you bookworks out there...
A Colombian garbage collector gathered more than 20,000 discarded books and created a free library in the country’s capital over his years of collecting garbage in the city.
Jose Alberto Gutierrez of Bogota started collecting the tossed books 20 years ago. Leo Tolstoy’s classic, “Anna Karenina,” was the first book Gutierrez saved from destruction.