Stories tagged: sentence
UPDATED: Wed., July 26, 2017, 8:27 p.m.
4-year-old Montana girl’s rapist gets 42-year prison sentence
A federal judge handed down a 42-year prison sentence Wednesday for a Montana man who chased down and kidnapped a 4-year-old girl, then brutally raped her and left her for …
Wed., June 28, 2017, 7:45 p.m.
Man guilty of Vegas hammer attack avoids charges in killings
Police created a “human decoy,” posing a mannequin like a sleeping homeless person, to catch a man they believe bludgeoned two men to death and injured a third in downtown …
Thu., June 22, 2017, 9:16 p.m.
Friend of ousted South Korean president gets three years in prison
A South Korean court on Friday sentenced a longtime friend of ousted President Park Geun-hye to three years in prison for using her presidential ties to unlawfully get her daughter …
UPDATED: Thu., June 22, 2017, 4:40 p.m.
‘Pizzagate’ gunman in D.C. sentenced to four years in prison
A North Carolina man who fired an assault rifle inside a District of Columbia restaurant during his investigation of a conspiracy theory dubbed “pizzagate” was sentenced Thursday to four years …
Sun., June 18, 2017, 6:57 p.m.
Leader of painkiller distribution ring sentenced to six years
The leader of a prescription forgery ring that distributed hundreds of thousands of oxycodone pills was sentenced to 76 months in prison.
Wed., June 14, 2017, 8:38 a.m.
Washington man ordered to federal prison for producing child porn
A Burbank, Washington, man was sentenced Tuesday to 15 years in federal prison for producing child pornography.
Thu., May 18, 2017, 10:35 a.m.
Suspended sentence revoked for 13-year-old girl in Helena school arson case
A Youth Court judge has revoked a suspended sentence given to a 13-year-old girl for her role in a November fire that caused nearly $3 million in damage to a …
Thu., May 11, 2017, 10:29 p.m.
Al-Qaida member who flipped and helped U.S. gets time served
A federal judge decided to spare an admitted homegrown terrorist known as Bashir the American a long prison term on Thursday, agreeing he should instead receive a sentence of time …
Thu., May 11, 2017, 2:21 p.m.
Oregon man sentenced for groping girl on flight from Texas
A federal judge on Thursday sentenced an Oregon man to home detention and probation for groping a 13-year-old girl who was traveling alone a flight from Dallas to Portland last …
Wed., May 10, 2017, 9:31 a.m.
Oregon man sentenced to 17 years for trafficking meth
A federal judge has sentenced an Oregon drug trafficker to 17 years in federal prison.
Wed., April 26, 2017, 11:45 a.m.
Coquille man sentenced to 50 years after rape conviction
A Coquille man convicted of raping a child has been sentenced to 50 years in prison.
Tue., April 25, 2017, 4:45 p.m.
Expedia IT worker gets 15 months for insider trading scheme
A former information technology worker at Expedia Inc. has been sentenced to 15 months in prison after admitting he accessed the email accounts of top executives and made lucrative illegal …
Sun., April 23, 2017, 6:38 p.m.
Montana woman sentenced for sending sexually explicit messages to teenager
A 41-year-old Montana woman has been sentenced for sending sexually explicit messages to a 15-year-old boy in 2015.
Tue., April 18, 2017, 5:52 p.m.
Post Falls man sentenced for smacking child, making him wear sign
An Idaho man who struck a 5-year-old boy and photographed him naked with a sign covering his genitals has been sentenced to 50 days in jail and two years of …
Tue., April 18, 2017, 3:30 p.m.
Man sentenced for throwing Molotov cocktail at crowd of Trump protesters in Portland
A man has been sentenced to three years of probation and anger management for throwing a Molotov cocktail at a crowd of Trump protesters in Portland.
Wed., April 5, 2017, 7:46 p.m.
A ‘Goliath’ among Mexican drug traffickers is sentenced to life in U.S. prison
Alfredo Beltran Leyva, who with his brothers once ran one of Mexico’s most powerful drug cartels, appeared in federal court in Washington on Wednesday and asked for a chance to …
Thu., Jan. 26, 2017, 8:34 a.m.
Chicago man gets 30 years for I-90 murder
A Chicago man will spend 30 years in prison for murdering his girlfriend in front of their young son while high on drugs.
Tue., Jan. 24, 2017, 7:44 a.m.
Man accused of supporting Islamic State group gets 6 years
The Justice Department says a 34-year-old man who expressed a desire to attack the police or U.S. Military personnel out of allegiance to the Islamic State group has been sentenced …
Wed., Jan. 18, 2017, 10:20 p.m.
Pentagon chief says he opposed cutting Manning’s prison term
Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Wednesday he had opposed commuting the prison sentence of convicted leaker Chelsea Manning, who was convicted in 2013 of espionage and other crimes for leaking …
Thu., Jan. 5, 2017, 9:21 a.m.
Man accused of raping 15-year-old girl gets 90 days in jail
A Vancouver man accused of raping a 15-year-old girl in his car more than a year ago was sentenced Wednesday in Clark County Superior Court to 90 days in jail.
Thu., Dec. 29, 2016, 11:53 a.m.
Appeals court calls 12-year sentence for stealing $44 in coins ‘absurd’
After Harley Busse was convicted of stealing $44 in coins from a vending machine, the judge in his case noted that he had an “egregious” criminal history as a “career …
Wed., Dec. 28, 2016, 11:04 a.m.
Army colonel sentenced to 12 years in child pornography case
A colonel who once headed the U.S. Army’s strategic war gaming division sobbed and apologized Wednesday before being sentenced to 12 years for receipt and distribution of child pornography.
Mon., Dec. 26, 2016, 2:24 p.m.
Billings man sentenced for raping 2-year-old
A 28-year-old Billings man who pleaded guilty to raping a 2-year-old girl he was babysitting has been given a 40-year sentence with the Department of Public Health and Human Services.
Sun., Dec. 25, 2016, 7:03 p.m.
Idaho mother sentenced to 12 years in baby’s meth death
An Idaho woman who prosecutors say caused her baby daughter to overdose on methamphetamine has been sentenced to a dozen years in prison.
Thu., Dec. 22, 2016, 8:23 a.m.
Ohio Supreme Court rejects teen rapist’s 112-year sentence
A 112-year prison sentence imposed on a convicted rapist for crimes he committed at age 15 is unconstitutional because it doesn’t allow any opportunity for possible release, a divided Ohio …
Mon., Dec. 5, 2016, 12:31 p.m.
ACLU want Obama to commute sentence for Chelsea Manning
The American Civil Liberties Union and gay-rights groups are lobbying President Barack Obama to commute the prison sentence of a transgender soldier who leaked classified government and military documents.
Sun., Oct. 23, 2016, 10:38 a.m.
Father gets 1,503 years in prison in daughter’s rape
A Fresno man was sentenced to 1,503 years in prison for raping his teenage daughter over a four-year period.
Sun., Sept. 4, 2016, 6:56 a.m.
Benton City man gets 30-year federal sentence for prostituting teens at labor camps
A Benton City man will spend 30 years in federal prison for forcing two girls to have sex with customers at migrant labor camps and motels and keeping the earnings …
Tue., Aug. 9, 2016, 10:36 a.m.
Judge denies Blagojevich’s bid to lighten 14-year sentence
A federal judge on Tuesday upheld Rod Blagojevich’s 14-year prison sentence on corruption counts, setting aside pleas for leniency by the former Illinois governor’s wife and daughters during his resentencing.
Tue., Aug. 2, 2016, 1:37 p.m.
Man, 20, sentenced to 94 years in Pasco killing
A man has been sentenced to 94 years in prison for a fatal Pasco shooting in 2014 that was tied to a string of gang-related shootings in the area.