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The Supreme Court on Tuesday suggested it could halt what has been a gradual move toward more leniency for children who are convicted of murder.
PORTLAND – A member of the far-right Proud Boys has been sentenced to six months in jail after authorities say he violated probation by attending a protest in Portland.
PORTLAND – A judge on Wednesday ordered a man convicted of fatally stabbing two men who confronted him during a racist rant on a Portland, Oregon, light-rail train to pay $12,046 for expenses incurred by some of his victims.
A man involved in a timber poaching effort in Olympic National Forest that started a big wildfire has been sentenced to more than two years in prison.
The only Native American on federal death row was put to death Wednesday, despite objections from many Navajo leaders who had urged President Donald Trump to halt the execution on the grounds it would violate tribal culture and sovereignty.
NEW YORK – A Long Island criminal defendant tried faking his death to avoid a jail sentence, but the phony death certificate his lawyer submitted had a glaring spelling error that made it a dead giveaway for a fraud, prosecutors said Tuesday.
WASHINGTON – A federal prosecutor is prepared to tell Congress on Wednesday that Roger Stone, a close ally of President Donald Trump, was given special treatment ahead of his sentencing because of his relationship with the president.
Harvey Weinstein was sentenced Wednesday to 23 years in prison for rape and sexual assault, a sight the Hollywood mogul’s multitude of accusers thought they would never see.
Roger Stone, a staunch ally of President Donald Trump, faces sentencing Thursday on his convictions for witness tampering and lying to Congress.
A federal judge on Tuesday refused to delay sentencing for Trump confidant Roger Stone on his conviction for witness tampering and lying to Congress.
Ron Wells, a developer known for restoration of historic properties, was sentenced to one year home detention for nine felonies involving staged car accidents and money laundering on Wednesday. Wells was also issued a $60,000 fine, which is in addition to the $179,876 he agreed to pay in restitution at his plea hearing in late April.
Andrew W. Smith, pleaded guilty to attempting to elude police and two counts of motor vehicle theft, according to court records.
A white Dallas police officer who said she mistook a neighbor’s apartment for her own and fatally shot him in his living room was sentenced to a decade in prison in a stunning courtroom scene that included the dead man’s brother and the black judge embracing the sobbing officer.
In a quivering voice, Maria Butina begged for leniency Friday as she awaited sentencing on charges of being a secret agent for Russia. She cast herself as an innocent caught up in a massive geopolitical power game.
A man authorities say is affiliated with the Mexican Mafia has been sentenced in North Dakota to 15 years in federal prison for drug trafficking.
Washington lawmakers asked to resume parole for inmates with long prison terms, even those sentenced to life under the three-strikes law.
A Canyon County, Idaho, woman has been sentenced to 16 years in prison for child abuse. She was accused of strangling, kicking, biting, stepping on, force-feeding and throwing the children by their hair while they were in her care
A man convicted of first-degree rape has been sentenced to at least 14 years in prison almost a year and a half after he was arrested for forcing a prostitute to perform oral sex at gunpoint.
A woman on was sentenced Friday to three years in prison for hitting and killing two people with her car in 2017.
A woman who says she was a 16-year-old sex trafficking victim when she killed a man in 2004 was granted clemency Monday by Tennessee’s governor and will be released from prison.