Sentencing

August 15, 2018 - 3:25 pm
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Prosecutors say a Georgia woman who pleaded guilty to mailing a secret U.S. report to a news organization faces the "longest sentence" ever for a federal crime involving leaks to the media. Ex-National Security Agency contractor Reality Winner is scheduled for sentencing Aug...
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August 13, 2018 - 6:46 am
FRANKLIN, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky doctor convicted of illegally prescribing opioids to patients who died of overdoses has been sentenced to four years and two months in prison. The Lexington Herald-Leader reported Saturday that 69-year-old Roy D. Reynolds also was ordered last week to pay $25,000 in...
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FILE - In this April 18, 2018 file photo, Michael Bever arrives at the Tulsa County Courthouse for his murder trial in Tulsa, Okla. Bever, convicted in May of five counts of first-degree murder in the fatally stabbing his parents and three of his siblings in 2015, is scheduled to be sentenced Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018. (Mike Simons/Tulsa World via AP, File)
August 09, 2018 - 11:11 am
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — A 19-year-old Oklahoma man convicted of stabbing his parents and three siblings to death was sentenced Thursday to five life terms in prison to run consecutively, meaning that even with the possibility of parole he very likely won't ever be released. Michael Bever was 16 years...
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August 08, 2018 - 1:06 pm
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A German pharmaceutical company has filed a lawsuit to prevent Nebraska from using lethal injection drugs next week in what would be the state's first execution in more than two decades. The federal lawsuit filed late Tuesday could delay the Aug. 14 execution of Carey Dean...
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August 07, 2018 - 1:34 pm
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — A court in Argentina has sentenced former Vice President Amado Boudou to five years and 10 months in prison for bribery and conducting business incompatible with public office. Boudou also served as economy minister during the 2007-2015 administration of President...
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FILE - In this Aug. 26, 2015, file photo, Colorado theater shooter James Holmes, right, is led out of the courtroom after being formally sentenced in Centennial, Colo., to serve life in prison without parole. Holmes was convicted of killing 12 people and injuring 70 in the attack. In a new book and an interview with The Associated Press, psychiatrist William H. Reid, who spent hours talking with Holmes, says what led Holmes to open fire was a vortex of his mental illness, his personality and his circumstances, along with other, unknown factors. (RJ Sangosti/The Denver Post via AP, Pool, File)
August 05, 2018 - 1:07 pm
DENVER (AP) — A psychiatrist who spent hours talking with mass murderer James Holmes says that what led Holmes to open fire in a crowded Colorado movie theater was a one-of-a-kind vortex of his mental illness, his personality and his circumstances — and some other, unknown currents that will...
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FILE - In this Saturday, Oct. 10, 2015 file photo, a man cries over the body of a victim at the site of an explosion at a peace rally in the capital Ankara, Turkey. A Turkish court has sentenced nine Islamic State suspects to life in prison over their involvement in one of Turkey's deadliest terror attacks. On Oct. 10, 2015, two suicide bombers believed to belong to a Turkish cell of the Islamic State group targeted a peace rally outside the capital's main train station, killing 102 people. State media says the court convicted nine people Friday, Aug. 3, 2018 of violating the constitutional order, murder and attempted murder for their involvement in the Ankara attack. (AP Photo/Burhan Ozbilici, File)
August 03, 2018 - 11:37 am
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — A Turkish court has sentenced nine Islamic State suspects to life in prison over their involvement in one of Turkey's deadliest terror attacks. On Oct. 10, 2015, two suicide bombers believed to belong to a Turkish cell of the Islamic State group targeted a peace rally outside...
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Jeanne Bernstein, right, and her husband Gideon, parents of murder victim Blaze Bernstein, speak during a news conference as Orange County District Attorney Tony Rackauckas, left, looks on Thursday, Aug. 2, 2018, in Santa Ana, Rackauckas, said Thursday they will file a hate crime sentencing enhancement against 21-year-old Samuel Woodward in the murder of 19-year-old sophomore Blaze Bernstein. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)
August 02, 2018 - 5:25 pm
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A Southern California man charged with the murder of a University of Pennsylvania student carried out the killing because the victim was gay, prosecutors said Thursday. A hate crime sentencing enhancement was being added to a murder charge against 21-year-old Samuel...
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Congo's former Vice President Jean-Pierre Bemba disembarks a private jet upon his arrival at the airport in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Wednesday, Aug 1, 2018. Bemba returned to the country on Wednesday to register as a presidential candidate in December's long-delayed election, more than a decade after his arrest in Belgium led to a trial at the International Criminal Court over war crimes. (AP Photo/John Bompengo)
August 01, 2018 - 8:59 am
KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — Congo's former Vice President Jean-Pierre Bemba returned to the country on Wednesday to register as a presidential candidate in December's long-delayed election, more than a decade after his arrest in Belgium led to a trial at the International Criminal Court over war crimes...
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July 28, 2018 - 3:18 pm
CAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian court sentenced 75 people to death on Saturday, including top figures of the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood group, for their involvement in a 2013 sit-in, state media reported. The Cairo Criminal Court referred the sentences to the Grand Mufti — the country's top theological...
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