Michigan man gets 40 years in prison in deaths of 5 cyclists

  • In this May 1, 2018, file photo, Charles Pickett Jr., of battle Creek, Mich., enters a courtroom in Kalamazoo moments before 14 counts of “guilty” are read as the verdict in his murder trial for the deaths of five bicyclists and severe injuries to four others stemming from the June 7, 2016 crash on a rural road in Cooper Township, Mich. Pickett is scheduled to be sentenced Monday, June 11, 2018. (Rebekah Welch/Kalamazoo Gazette-MLive Media Group via AP, File)

KALAMAZOO, Mich. — A man under the influence of drugs when he plowed into a pack of Michigan bicyclists, killing five, was sentenced to at least 40 years in prison Monday after a judge expressed dissatisfaction with his apology.