Sentencing

Guards stand outside court where journalist Hajar Rissouni was delivered a one year prison sentence on accusations of her undergoing an illegal abortion, in Rabat, Morocco, Monday, Sept. 30, 2019. The 28-year old Moroccan journalist Hajar Raissouni was sentenced to one year in prison, Monday, while her fiancé also received a one-year sentence and the doctor accused of terminating the pregnancy was sentenced to two years in jail and suspended from practicing. (AP Photo/Mosa'ab Elshamy)
September 30, 2019 - 3:21 pm
RABAT, Morocco (AP) — A Moroccan journalist accused of undergoing an illegal abortion after becoming pregnant while being single was sentenced to one year in prison Monday in a case that gained attention among journalists and rights groups. Hajar Raissouni, 28, has been jailed since Aug. 31. She...
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September 27, 2019 - 5:32 pm
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A man convicted of leaking Singapore's HIV patient database as part of an alleged extortion attempt has been sentenced to two years in prison in Kentucky. Singapore's health ministry accused Mikhy Farrera-Brochez of leaking a database of 14,200 people infected with HIV. FBI...
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September 27, 2019 - 9:51 am
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A member of a secretive North Carolina church has been sentenced to 10 months of home confinement for taking part in an unemployment fraud scheme benefiting businesses with ties to the congregation. Diane McKinny also received three years of probation at the federal court...
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September 27, 2019 - 1:57 am
ATLANTA (AP) — A Georgia man has been sentenced to 25 years in prison for shooting his girlfriend, who survived the bullet to the brain and only discovered the attack upon going to the hospital for headaches. News outlets report 39-year-old Jerrontae Cain was sentenced Thursday on charges including...
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This photo released by the Salt Lake County Sheriff's Office shows Ron Rockwell Hansen, a former U.S. intelligence officer who pleaded guilty to trying to sell secrets to China. On Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2019, Hansen was sentenced to ten years in prison after admitting that foreign agents targeted him for recruitment. (Salt Lake County Sheriff's Office via AP)
September 24, 2019 - 7:31 pm
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A former U.S. intelligence officer convicted of trying to pass defense information to China was solemn as he was sentenced Tuesday to 10 years in prison and said he "would give anything" to change his actions. Ron Rockwell Hansen, 60, wearing a gray jumpsuit, apologized in a...
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September 24, 2019 - 3:44 pm
Good afternoon! Here’s a look at how AP’s news coverage is shaping up today in the Deep South. Questions about today's coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to: The Atlanta AP Bureau at 404-522-8971 or apatlanta@ap.org The Columbia AP Bureau at 803-799-5510 or apcolumbia@ap.org The...
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September 24, 2019 - 9:29 am
Good morning! Here’s a look at how AP’s news coverage is shaping up today in the Deep South. Questions about today's coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to: The Atlanta AP Bureau at 404-522-8971 or apatlanta@ap.org The Columbia AP Bureau at 803-799-5510 or apcolumbia@ap.org The...
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FILE - In this Feb. 20, 2019 file photo, Jeremy Cuellar, center, appears for a preliminary exam on a charge of first-degree premeditated murder at the Berrien County Courthouse in St. Joseph, Mich. Cuellar, who pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in the slaying of a U.S. Army sergeant from Michigan, was sentenced Monday, Sept. 23 to at least 65 years in prison. He was sentenced after earlier admitting to being a co-conspirator with Kemia Hassel in the New Year's Eve 2018 death of her husband, Sgt. Tyrone Hassel III. (Joel Bissell/Kalamazoo Gazette via AP, File)
September 24, 2019 - 8:23 am
ST. JOSEPH, Mich. (AP) — A man who pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in the slaying of a U.S. Army sergeant from Michigan has been sentenced to at least 65 years in prison. Jeremy Cuellar was sentenced Monday after earlier admitting to being a co-conspirator with Kemia Hassel in the New Year's...
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September 24, 2019 - 7:37 am
ST. JOSEPH, Mich. (AP) — A man who pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in the slaying of a U.S. Army sergeant from Michigan has been sentenced to at least 65 years in prison. Jeremy Cuellar was sentenced Monday after earlier admitting to being a co-conspirator with Kemia Hassel in the New Year's...
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FILE - This May 2, 2014, file photo shows the Tripler Army Medical Center in Honolulu, where Army medic Michael Walker was working when his wife was killed in their home in November 2014. Walker's lover, Ailsa Jackson, pleaded guilty to murder in 2015. Walker has been charged with conspiring with her to kill his wife. (AP Photo/Marco Garcia, File)
September 23, 2019 - 6:43 pm
HONOLULU (AP) — A former Army medic stationed in Hawaii pleaded guilty Monday to the murder of his wife, about a week before a trial was about to begin in a case involving porn, sex charges and a love triangle. Michael Walker pleaded guilty to second-degree murder and said he arranged for the woman...
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