Stories tagged: sentence
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 31, 2018, 4:15 p.m.
Pharmacist in meningitis outbreak gets 8 years in prison
The pharmacist convicted in connection with a deadly 2012 meningitis outbreak was sentenced to eight years in prison on Wednesday after he tearfully apologized to the victims for the pain …
Fri., Jan. 5, 2018, 8:42 a.m.
Georgia sentences Saakashvili in absentia to 3 years
A court in the former Soviet republic of Georgia on Friday sentenced former President Mikheil Saakashvili in absentia to three years in prison for abusing his power in pardoning four …
Fri., Dec. 22, 2017, 10:06 a.m.
Woman sentenced for wreck that killed 3 motorcyclists
An Oregon woman was sentenced to nearly 2 years in prison for the wreck that killed three motorcycle riders in May.
Wed., Dec. 20, 2017, 9:51 a.m.
Ring leader in opioid trafficking scheme sentenced
A Tacoma, Washington, man accused of leading an opioid trafficking ring that brought pills from Los Angeles to Western Washington has been sentenced to five years in prison.
Sat., Dec. 9, 2017, 10:08 a.m.
N. Idaho man gets 30 years for sex with minors
A northern Idaho man who had sex with two minor girls after meeting them online has been sentenced to 30 years in prison.
UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 2, 2017, 9:36 a.m.
Ex-Postal worker sentenced in compensation fraud case
A former U.S. Postal Service worker has been sentenced to 15 months in prison and ordered to pay more than $900,000 in restitution for fraudulently obtaining workers’ compensation benefits.
Fri., Nov. 24, 2017, 11:15 a.m.
Arkansas woman who used county cash for dog tuxedo sentenced
A former Arkansas County employee who fraudulently spent more than $366,000 using a county credit card to buy personal items, including a tuxedo for her dog, has been sentenced to …
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 21, 2017, 10:28 p.m.
Oregon inmate dies from meth-laden kiss; girlfriend gets 2 years
PORTLAND – An Oregon woman whose inmate boyfriend died from a meth-laden kiss after a prison visit was sentenced to two years behind bars Tuesday on a drug conspiracy charge. …
Sat., Nov. 18, 2017, 3:39 p.m.
Man who killed Anacortes taxi driver gets 22 years
A Washington state man who fatally shot a taxi driver has been sentenced to 22 years, four months in prison.
Thu., Nov. 16, 2017, 9:23 a.m.
Idaho woman gets 30 years for embezzling $2 million
An eastern Idaho woman who embezzled more than $2 million from her employer that she gambled at casinos has been sentenced to 30 years in prison.
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 20, 2017, 6:46 p.m.
Man gets 300 years in prison for killing wife, 2 others
A Montana judge on Friday sentenced a 41-year-old man to 300 years in prison for the shooting deaths of his wife, her sister and his brother-in-law, a prosecutor said.
Fri., Sept. 22, 2017, 12:33 p.m.
California man gets life terms for killing 8 in hair salon
A California man was sentenced Friday to life in prison without the possibility of parole for killing his ex-wife and seven others in a 2011 shooting rampage at the hair …
Fri., Sept. 22, 2017, 8:13 a.m.
Northern Idaho man gets life sentence for killing toddler
A northern Idaho man who killed his 17-month-old stepson has been sentenced to life in prison.
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.