The Latest: Jury recommends death for ‘Boy Next Door Killer’
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on a jury's sentencing recommendation for a man dubbed "The Boy Next Door Killer" in California. (all times local):
Ex-officer who killed black man given 1-year prison sentence
WOODBINE, Ga. (AP) — A former Georgia police officer who fatally shot an unarmed, fleeing black man was sentenced to one year in prison Friday, nearly two weeks after a jury acquitted him of...
Jury recommends death sentence for “Boy Next Door Killer” who attacked California women in their homes
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jury recommends death sentence for "Boy Next Door Killer" who attacked California women in their homes.
Man sentenced to 21 years for Rocky Boy reservation killing
GREAT FALLS, Mont. (AP) — A man has been sentenced to 21 years in prison after pleading guilty to strangling a 31-year-old woman to death on the Rocky Boy Indian Reservation.
Man sentenced to 75 years in death of 7-year-old girl
BALTIMORE (AP) — A Baltimore man has been sentenced to 75 years in prison for his role in a gun battle that killed a 7-year-old girl.
The Baltimore Sun reports that Keon Gray was sentenced...
Atlanta businessman spared prison in college hoops scandal
NEW YORK (AP) — An Atlanta businessman and former NBA referee was spared prison time Thursday after pleading guilty in a college basketball scandal that paid bribes to steer top athletes to...
Man gets life in prison for shooting that blinded officer
MOUNT VERNON, Wash. (AP) — A 47-year-old man will spend the rest of his life in prison for shooting Mount Vernon police officer Michael "Mick" McClaughry in December 2016.
Sentencing delayed for charity lead who embezzled over $550K
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Sentencing has been delayed for a Louisiana hospital foundation's former fundraising chief, who was convicted this summer of stealing more than $550,000 in...
Court seems split on possible resentencing for teen sniper
WASHINGTON (AP) — Liberal and conservative justices seemed split Wednesday on whether to grant a new sentencing hearing to Lee Boyd Malvo, one of two snipers who terrorized the Washington, D.C.,...
Prosecutors seek life for New Mexico man who killed family
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico man convicted of killing his parents and three younger siblings when he was 15 apologized to the rest of his family Tuesday as he asked a judge for an...
Sentencing delayed for LSU student convicted in hazing death
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A sentencing hearing has been postponed for a former Louisiana State University student convicted in the hazing death a Phi Delta Theta fraternity pledge.
Court orders new sentencing for Alabama death row inmate
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — A federal appeals court says an Alabama man condemned to die for a killing more than 30 years ago should get a new sentencing hearing because of questions over his mental...
Woman gets 60 years in boyfriend’s burning death
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A woman who poured gasoline on the couch where her sleeping boyfriend lay and then shut the door after seeing him jump up and yell "hot, hot" will spend 60 years in prison...
1 of 3 convicted in 2018 Galena killing to be sentenced
RENO, Nev. (AP) — One of three men convicted in the 2018 killing of a man on the south edge of Reno will be sentenced just three days after the verdict's announcement.
Spain’s Supreme Court sentences former Catalonian vice president, Oriol Junqueras, to 13 years in prison for sedition
MADRID (AP) — Spain's Supreme Court sentences former Catalonian vice president, Oriol Junqueras, to 13 years in prison for sedition.
Judge who gave jail to missing juror facing backlash
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Some community leaders say a Florida judge should be disciplined after sentencing a man who overslept and skipped jury service to 10 days in jail.
The Latest: Texas attack survivor says she’ll move forward
HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on the sentencing of Ronald Haskell who was convicted of capital murder in a Houston-area attack that left six people dead (all times local):
- Greenwich TimeGreenwich lawyer sentenced in college admissions scandalOctober 18, 2019
- Wisconsin State JournalMan convicted in 7-Eleven homicide sentenced to life without chance for paroleOctober 12, 2019
- The Journal Gazette3 years given for sex actsOctober 8, 2019
- The Brownsville HeraldMexican national sentenced to prison for child pornOctober 4, 2019
Daycare operator gets up to 4 years in death of baby
WOBURN, Mass. (AP) — A former daycare operator whose second-degree murder conviction in the death of an infant in her care was reduced by a judge to involuntary manslaughter has been sentenced to...
Sentencing delayed for man who killed Louisiana trooper
LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) — A sentencing hearing has been delayed for a man who received the death penalty for fatally shooting a Louisiana state trooper.
Thai court sentences Taiwanese to life for smuggling heroin
BANGKOK (AP) — A court in Thailand on Wednesday commuted a Taiwanese man's sentence for smuggling heroin to life imprisonment after sentencing him to death.
Court denies convicted school shooter’s appeal of sentence
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio appeals court has denied a convicted school shooter's sentencing appeal and affirmed his convictions.
A three-judge panel of Ohio's Second District Court of...
Judge won’t free Israeli woman before sentencing for fraud
GREENBELT, Md. (AP) — A federal judge in Maryland has refused to free an Israeli woman on bail while she awaits sentencing for orchestrating a scheme to defraud tens of thousands of investors...
South Carolina man sentenced in Tennessee in meth ring case
GREENEVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A South Carolina man has been sentenced to almost 20 years in federal prison after pleading guilty in a conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine, launder money and...
City employee who embezzled more than $100K sentenced
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — A former New Haven municipal employee who embezzled more than $100,000 from the city has been sentenced to nine months in prison.
Virginia ambulance service owner gets prison in fraud case
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — The owner of an ambulance company in Virginia accused of routinely driving patients without licensed emergency medical technicians on board has been sentenced.
Illinois man gets 4 years for bank robberies
ROCKFORD, Ill. (AP) — An Illinois man has been sentenced to four years in federal prison for robbing two banks of nearly $30,000.
The Rockford Register Star reports that 25-year-old...
The Latest: Woman’s sentencing in arson death continued
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The Latest on the sentencing of a woman who killed her sleeping boyfriend by setting the couch on fire (all times local):
Amateur basketball coach gets 3 months prison in NCAA case
NEW YORK (AP) — An amateur coach was sentenced to three months in prison Friday for his role in a college basketball bribery scheme that sought to steer impressionable NBA-bound athletes toward...
Arizona man gets probation for voting twice in 2016 election
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — An Arizona man is getting probation for committing voter fraud in the 2016 election.
The Arizona Attorney General’s Office announced Thursday that 80-year-old Richard...
Judges: Man to receive 2 death sentences in couple’s slaying
CANTON, Ohio (AP) — A three-judge panel has decided a man already sentenced to death for killing three women in suburban Cleveland will receive two more death sentences for fatally shooting an...
Phoenix woman sentenced to 10 years in son’s shooting death
PHOENIX (AP) — A Phoenix woman who says her 2-year-old son fatally shot her 9-year-old son with a handgun that she left on a bed was sentenced Thursday to 10 years in prison for her role in the...
Coast Guard lieutenant pleads guilty to gun and drug crimes
GREENBELT, Md. (AP) — A Coast Guard lieutenant accused of stockpiling weapons and targeting Supreme Court justices, prominent Democrats and TV journalists pleaded guilty Thursday to gun and drug...
The Latest: Woman gets 10 years in prison in son’s death
PHOENIX (AP) — The Latest on the sentencing of an Arizona woman who pleaded to manslaughter in the shooting death of her 9-year-old son (all times local):
Ex-treasurer who stole from congressional campaign sentenced
CLEVELAND (AP) — A former suburban Cleveland mayor and campaign treasurer for U.S. Rep. Dave Joyce has been sentenced to 30 days in jail with work privileges for the theft of $160,000 from the...
10 years for man accused of trying to cause explosion
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A Sioux Falls man accused of trying to ignite an explosion at a gas station last year has been sentenced to 10 years in prison.
Former county treasurer who stole $161K sentenced
MCKEE, Ky. (AP) — A former county treasurer in Kentucky who stole $161,000 by writing unauthorized checks to herself has been sentenced to three years and nine months in prison.
The Latest: Ex-Dallas officer jailed while awaiting sentence
DALLAS (AP) — The Latest on the trial of a former Dallas police officer convicted of murder in the shooting death of her neighbor inside his apartment (all times local):
Vermont man gets 3 months for role in human smuggling case
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — A Vermont man was sentenced to three months in jail Tuesday for trying to help five Mexican citizens who had entered the country illegally from Canada on a known smuggling...
Man sentenced in large southwest Missouri meth distribution
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — After several legal delays, the leader of one of southwest Missouri's largest meth distribution networks has been sentenced to 27 years in federal...
Sentencing set for ex-University of Delaware athlete
GEORGETOWN, Del. (AP) — A Nov. 22 sentencing date has been set for an ex-University of Delaware baseball player who is accused of a string of sexual assaults and was convicted in the first case...
Los Angeles man sentenced for $17M real estate scam
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Los Angeles man who was convicted of running a real estate scheme that conned elderly people out of their homes has been sentenced to 20 years in...
Woman sentenced for car crash into Cabela’s to steal guns
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — A 28-year-old Kansas City, Kansas, woman has been sentenced to a year and a day in prison after she and a co-defendant intentionally drove a car into a Cabela's store in...
Iowa man gets 5 years in prison for girlfriend’s death
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — A 28-year-old Iowa man has been sentenced to five years in prison for injuring his girlfriend and causing her death.
Sentencing scheduled for New Mexico man who killed family
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico man who shot and killed his parents and three young siblings when he was a teenager will be sentenced later this month.
Former South Texas judge gets prison for bribery
MCALLEN, Texas (AP) — A former South Texas judge has been sentenced to five years in federal prison after he was convicted of conspiracy, bribery and obstructing justice.
Man sentenced to life for killing police sergeant’s sons
LOWELL, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts man has been convicted of killing the sons of a retired Massachusetts police sergeant.
The Middlesex district attorney says 33-year-old Dara Poum, of...
Iranian woman deported following conspiracy sentence
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — An Iranian woman who was brought to the U.S. to face charges accusing her of illegally circumventing trade sanctions has been deported to her home country, her lawyer said...
The Latest: Cosby has several avenues to appeal conviction
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — The Latest on the sentencing of Bill Cosby (all times local):
Bill Cosby has several avenues of appeal if he hopes to get out of prison.
The 81-year-old comedian spent the first night of his three-to-10-year prison sentence for sexual assault alone in a single cell near the infirmary at SCI Phoenix, a new state lock up outside Philadelphia.
Cosby's lawyers, meanwhile, are working to get him out of there.