Sentencing

June 26, 2017 - 5:25 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — An Arizona woman was convicted of first-degree murder Monday in the death of her 10-year-old cousin who was locked in a small plastic storage box in triple-digit heat. Sammantha Allen, 28, was accused of helping her husband lock Ame Deal in a box that was left outside overnight as...
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June 26, 2017 - 5:10 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — An Arizona woman was convicted of first-degree murder Monday in the death of her 10-year-old cousin who was locked in a small plastic storage box in triple-digit heat. Sammantha Allen, 28, was accused of helping her husband lock Ame Deal in a box that was left outside overnight as...
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June 26, 2017 - 3:33 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — Jurors say they have a verdict in the murder trial of an Arizona woman charged in the death of a 10-year-old girl who was locked in a small plastic storage box. The jury was set to announce its decision on Monday afternoon in the case against Sammantha Allen, who is accused of...
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Cameraman and photographer film a court van arrives at an entrance gate of the Baoshan District People's Court in Shanghai, China, Monday, June 26, 2017. Australian and Chinese casino employees stood trial Monday on charges relating to gambling, in a case that highlights the sensitivity of doing certain businesses in China.(AP Photo/Andy Wong)
June 26, 2017 - 3:17 am
SHANGHAI (AP) — Australian and Chinese staff of a casino company pleaded guilty Monday to charges relating to gambling, and 16 were sentenced to nine or 10 months in prison, the company and an Australian official said. The 19 defendants, including three Australians from the sales and marketing team...
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Cameraman and photographer film a court van arrives at an entrance gate of the Baoshan District People's Court in Shanghai, China, Monday, June 26, 2017. Australian and Chinese casino employees stood trial Monday on charges relating to gambling, in a case that highlights the sensitivity of doing certain businesses in China.(AP Photo/Andy Wong)
June 26, 2017 - 12:59 am
SHANGHAI (AP) — Australian and Chinese employees of a casino company on Monday pleaded guilty to charges relating to gambling and the three Australians were sentenced to nine or 10 months' imprisonment, an Australian official said. The 19 defendants, including three Australians from the sales and...
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June 23, 2017 - 8:30 am
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Lionel Messi has offered to pay an additional fine of 500,000 euros ($558,000) to ensure he avoids a 21-month prison sentence for tax fraud that a judge is expected to suspend, a Spanish state prosecutor said Friday. State prosecutor Isabel Lopez Riera told The Associated...
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June 22, 2017 - 4:10 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — The confession of a Wisconsin inmate featured in the Netflix series "Making a Murderer" was improperly obtained and he should be released from prison, a three-judge federal appeals panel ruled Thursday. Brendan Dassey was sentenced to life in prison in 2007 in photographer Teresa...
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FILE - In this Dec. 4, 2016 file photo, Edgar Maddison Welch, of Salisbury, N.C., surrenders to police in Washington. Welch is set to be sentenced Thursday at a hearing in federal court in Washington. (Sathi Soma via AP, File)
June 22, 2017 - 12:02 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A North Carolina man who walked into a District of Columbia pizza restaurant with an assault rifle to investigate internet rumors dubbed "pizzagate" is scheduled to be sentenced. Edgar Maddison Welch is set to be sentenced Thursday at a hearing in federal court in Washington. In a...
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June 22, 2017 - 10:00 am
CEDARTOWN, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia sheriff says he will shorten the sentences of inmates who stepped in to help a deputy when he collapsed on the job. Polk County Sheriff Johnny Moats told news outlets the deputy suddenly collapsed while overseeing inmates on a work-release detail. The six inmates...
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June 22, 2017 - 4:44 am
CEDARTOWN, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia sheriff says he will reduce the sentences of inmates who stepped in to help a deputy when he collapsed on the job. The Polk County Sheriff's deputy, who asked not to be identified, tells media outlets he woke up on June 12 not feeling well. While on work detail at a...
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