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  • Judge sets hearing on new-trial bid in girl's running death

    A judge is considering a request for a new trial for an Alabama woman convicted of capital murder in her granddaughter's running death.
  • Woman gets life sentence in granddaughter's running death

     Woman gets life sentence in granddaughter's running death
    An Alabama woman convicted of running her 9-year-old granddaughter to death as punishment for lying about candy was sentenced Monday to life in prison without the possibility of parole. Joyce Hardin Garrard, the diminutive grandmother whom prosecutors...

    Defense asks judge to move grandmother's trial in girl's running death

    Defense asks judge to move grandmother's trial in girl's running death
    A woman charged with making her granddaughter run until she died asked a judge Friday to move her trial to another county because of three years of intense news media coverage. Attorneys for Joyce Hardin Garrard, 59, requested the change of venue on the...

    'Drill sergeant from hell' ran granddaughter to death, Ala. prosecutor says

    'Drill sergeant from hell' ran granddaughter to death, Ala. prosecutor says
    — A prosecutor calls Joyce Hardin Garrard the "drill sergeant from hell," a woman so mean she made her 9-year-old granddaughter run until the girl collapsed and died, all as punishment for lying about candy. In court, the 59-year-old year old...

    Alabama woman accused of running granddaughter to death to go on trial

    Alabama woman accused of running granddaughter to death to go on trial
    An Alabama woman accused of running her 9-year-old granddaughter to death as punishment for eating forbidden chocolates and lying about it was set to go on trial on Monday. Joyce Hardin Garrard, 49, stands accused of forcing Savannah Hardin to run non-...