By DENISE LAVOIE and SARAH RANKIN, Associated Press RICHMOND, Va. (AP) 09/28 — By the time drug enforcement agents swooped into his small medical office in Martinsville,
By MORGAN SMITH, Associated Press SALT LAKE CITY (AP) 09/24 — 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”
By JESSICA GRESKO, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 09/21 — Lee Boyd Malvo, who terrorized the Washington region in 2002 as one-half of a sniper team,
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) 09/14 — California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Friday announced that he is commuting the sentences of 21 inmates, most serving life terms and several who otherwise had no chance of ever leaving prison.
By COLLIN BINKLEY, AP Education Writer BOSTON (AP) 09/13 — “Desperate Housewives” star Felicity Huffman was sentenced Friday to 14 days in prison for paying $15,000 to rig her daughter’s SAT scores,
By ELANA SCHOR and JUANA SUMMERS, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 09/10 — Every top Democratic presidential contender is touting a detailed overhaul of the criminal justice system to end rules and practices that have been blamed for the mass incarceration of a generation of African Americans.
GOLDEN, Colo. (AP) 09/06 — A Colorado man with six previous drunken driving convictions will spend the rest of his life behind bars for crashing into and killing a driver waiting at a red light.
By RYAN J. FOLEY, Associated Press CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) 08/16 — A judge on Friday sentenced the mastermind of the largest known organic food fraud scheme in U.S.
By THOMAS BEAUMONT and ELANA SCHOR, Associated Press 07/23 – Joe Biden is proposing to reverse several key provisions of the 1994 crime bill he helped write in an acknowledgment that his tough-on-crime positions of the past are at odds with the views of the modern Democratic Party.
By CURT ANDERSON AP, Legal Affairs Writer MIAMI (AP) 07/18 — A Florida man was sentenced Thursday to 20 years in federal prison for posting bomb-making instructions on websites frequented by extremist groups such as the Islamic State.
By TOM HAYS, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) 07/17 — The Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman was sentenced Wednesday to life behind bars in a U.S.
TULSA, Okla. (AP) 07/11 — An Oklahoma teenager has been sentenced to life in prison without the chance of parole for fatally shooting a teacher, plus 290 years for raping an 81-year-old woman and other crimes.Read more »
By KEN RITTER, Associated Press LAS VEGAS (AP) 06/14 — Two former Las Vegas trade show workers have pleaded guilty to federal firearms charges in the theft of weapons from the U.S.
By DAVID RISING, Associated Press BERLIN (AP) 05/06 — Niels Hoegel liked to bring about cardiac arrests in his patients by injecting them with overdoses of heart medication and other drugs because he enjoyed the feeling of being able to resuscitate them.
By AMY FORLITI and TODD RICHMOND, Associated Press BARRON, Wis. (AP) 05/24 — A Wisconsin man was sentenced Friday to life in prison for kidnapping 13-year-old Jayme Closs and killing her parents after the girl told the judge she that wanted him “locked up forever”
By BRENDAN FARRINGTON, ASSOCIATED PRESS STARKE, Fla. (AP) 05/23 — A serial killer who terrorized Florida with a murderous spree that claimed 10 women in 1984 was put to death Thursday,
By MARC LEVY, Associated Press HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) 04/26 — Pennsylvania’s highest court upheld the death sentence and conviction on Friday of a sniper who killed a state trooper and wounded another in a nighttime ambush outside their barracks in a heavily wooded area.
By ASHRAF KHALIL and CHAD DAY, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 04/26 — In a quivering voice, Maria Butina begged for leniency Friday as she awaited sentencing on charges of being a secret agent for Russia.
By MICHAEL R. SISAK, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) 04/24 — President Donald Trump’s prison-bound former lawyer told actor Tom Arnold last month that he pleaded guilty to some crimes he didn’t commit so his wife wouldn’t “get dragged into the mud of this crap.”
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) 04/20 — A 30-year-old parole violator faces up to five years in prison when sentenced for killing a police dog, a crime that helped prompt lawmakers to increase the possible sentence in such cases.Read more »