Uncertain Terms

7 EpisodesProduced by TCPalm | USA TODAY Network

Murderers who killed as kids – sometimes decades ago – are getting a shot at freedom from their life prison terms thanks to recent court rulings. As judges resentence hundreds of offenders in Florida and more across the country, victims’ families are reliving the crimes and dealing with the devastat… read more

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Bonus | Ask Us Anything

February 14th, 2019


Hosts Melissa E. Holsman and Dacia Johnson answered questions live on TCPalm's Facebook page. Listen to the audio and learn how to submit your own …

Bonus | How did we get here? Science, law and more

January 31st, 2019


In the last few years, more than 140 Florida juvenile killers have gotten a sentencing do-over. But we want to talk about why all of this is happening.

Hear from Supreme Court justices, litigators, brain science …

James Morgan | 1977 Stuart murder - when is enough, enough?

January 31st, 2019


In 1977, when James Morgan mutilated a Stuart grandmother at 16, a state doctor said insanity didn't drive him to kill. The truth was more disturbing.

Now at age 57, James is seeking freedom from his life prison term in …

Lanadieal Ashe | 1995 Fort Pierce murder

January 24th, 2019


Lanadieal Ashe was 8 when she testified about her dad killing her mom. Nearly 30 years later, she’s back in court for her own crime and her bid to go free.

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Brooks Bellay | 1979 Vero Beach murder of a young girl

January 17th, 2019


Brooks Bellay was 14 when he killed a little girl in a small Florida beach town.

Nearly 40 years later, he stood in front of a judge asking to be freed from his life prison term after law changes made him, and several …

Dennis Creamer | 1968 Brevard County murder of a father of six

January 10th, 2019


Dennis Creamer was 15 when he shot and killed a father of six. Now, 49 years later, he’s asking a judge to free him.

Changes to juvenile sentencing …

Introducing Uncertain Terms

December 4th, 2018


In Florida, hundreds of juvenile offenders serving life for murder are eligible for a sentencing do-over.

“Uncertain Terms” is an exclusive true-crime series that digs into the compelling stories of teenagers who …

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