Sentencing

July 30, 2017 - 11:40 am
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's official IRNA news agency is reporting that an appeals court has approved the jail sentences for 10 people charged with attacking Saudi diplomatic missions. The Sunday report says that a lawyer associated with the case said the prison sentences for the 10 attackers,...
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July 30, 2017 - 11:21 am
JERUSALEM (AP) — An Israeli military court on Sunday upheld the 18-month sentence of a soldier convicted of fatally shooting a Palestinian attacker who lay on the ground wounded after stabbing and wounding another soldier, in a case that divided the country where military service is mandatory. Sgt...
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FILE -- In this Dec. 1, 2015 file photo, parole agents Andrew Correa, left, and Clint Cooley, right, talk with a sex-offender parolee they located by tracking the global positioning device he wears, in Sacramento, There are as many homeless sex offenders in California now as 2½ years ago when a state Supreme Court ruling that overturned restrictions on where they can live was seen as a way to increase housing options and allow law enforcement to better track them. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, file)
July 29, 2017 - 10:57 am
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California has as many homeless sex offenders now as it did 2½ years ago, when a state Supreme Court ruling that overturned restrictions on where they could live was seen as a way to increase housing options and allow law enforcement to better track them. Sex offenders...
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July 29, 2017 - 8:30 am
CAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian criminal court has preliminarily sentenced eight people to death over charges of murder during an attack on a police station in a Cairo suburb in 2013. Saturday's ruling referred the case to the Grand Mufti — the country's top theological authority — to solicit his non-...
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July 28, 2017 - 12:58 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A convicted killer being sued by the mother of a teenage girl he stabbed to death at their Connecticut high school plans to have a psychiatrist testify he was mentally ill and couldn't control himself, if the civil case goes to trial. Christopher Plaskon's lawyer filed a...
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July 27, 2017 - 10:48 am
VISTA, Calif. (AP) — A Southern California woman who embezzled about $1 million from the Jazzercise company has been sentenced to more than seven-and-a-half years in prison. The San Diego Union-Tribune says ( http://bit.ly/2h3MkWv ) Sherri Potts was sentenced Tuesday. Potts was finance director of...
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July 27, 2017 - 2:59 am
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina man has been sentenced to prison after pleading guilty to charges in a 2016 hit-and-run that left a cyclist in a coma for about two months. The Asheville Citizen-Times reports that a judge sentenced 28-year-old Joseph Tyler Henry to serve 19 months minimum to...
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July 26, 2017 - 9:28 pm
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Two defendants were given lengthy federal prison sentences Wednesday in separate, back-to-back horrific crimes of violence against children last year that rattled residents of a Montana American Indian reservation and prompted tribal leaders to blame rampant drug use. U.S...
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July 26, 2017 - 3:47 pm
EDGEFIELD, S.C. (AP) — Authorities say a 65-year-old man has been sentenced to 25 years in prison in South Carolina after a child used a tablet computer to record him sexually assaulting another child. Solicitor Rick Hubbard says Jerry Heard pleaded guilty to first-degree criminal sexual conduct...
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July 26, 2017 - 2:02 pm
EDGEFIELD, S.C. (AP) — Authorities say a 65-year-old man has been sentenced to 25 years in prison in South Carolina after a child used a tablet computer to record him sexually assaulting another child. Solicitor Rick Hubbard says Jerry Heard pleaded guilty to first-degree criminal sexual conduct...
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