NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the sentencing of Michael Cohen, a former lawyer for President Donald Trump (all times local):
The outspoken lawyer for porn star Stormy Daniels has turned up at the federal courthouse in Manhattan where Michael Cohen is scheduled to be ...
Ex-Trump lawyer Michael Cohen faces possible jail sentence
NEW YORK (AP) — Michael Cohen, a lawyer who made his career protecting President Donald Trump, is set to learn Wednesday whether his decision to cooperate with federal investigators will lessen his punishment for crimes including making illegal hush-money payments to two women during the 2016 ...
Judge removed from sex offender’s sentencing for 2nd time
PITTSBURGH (AP) — A judge has been removed for the second time from the sentencing of a sex offender after an appeals court questioned her conduct.
An opinion released Tuesday found Allegheny County Common Pleas Judge Donna Jo McDaniel sentenced a first-time offender to a six-to-17-year ...
Judge moves up Indiana man’s sentencing in girl’s killing
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — A judge has moved up an Indiana man’s sentencing in the 1988 abduction, rape and killing of an 8-year-old Fort Wayne girl.
Fifty-nine-year-old John D. Miller’s sentencing had been set for Dec. 31 after the Grabill man
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A conservative Republican governor and former sheriff’s deputy who once sought longer prison sentences for criminals says he’s changed his mind and now wants to make Mississippi’s justice system less punitive.
Gov. Phil Bryant’s statements came Tuesday at a meeting ...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Under pressure from President Donald Trump and many of his Republican colleagues, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Tuesday that he will bring legislation to the floor to overhaul the nation’s federal sentencing laws.
McConnell’s decision comes after more than ...
The Latest: Former Cuomo economic guru sentenced to prison
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the sentencing of Alain Kaloyeros in the Buffalo Billion corruption trial (all times local):
The former head of the State University of New York’s Polytechnic Institute has been sentenced to 3½ years in prison for his role in corrupting the ...
Woman gets life in California wrong-way, fatal crash
REDDING, Calif. (AP) — A Northern California woman who killed a man after she drove head-on into freeway traffic in an apparent suicide attempt has been sentenced to 18 years to life in prison.
The Record Searchlight
STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut man who pleaded guilty to his role in a fatal hit-and-run has been sentenced to two years in prison.
Andrew Schmidt apologized for his role in the 2016 death of 43-year-old Edward Setterberg during sentencing in a Stamford courtroom Tuesday morning. The ...
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — An Argentine court on Tuesday sentenced two former Ford Motor Co. executives to prison for helping agents of the country’s former dictatorship round up 24 Argentine union workers who were tortured and held in military jails.
The courtroom was crowded with ...
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — The Latest on a jury’s recommended sentence of life plus 419 years for a man convicted of murder for driving his car into counterprotesters at a white nationalist rally (all times local):
The mother of a woman killed by a man who drove his car ...
Minnesota man who drove into crowd gets 5 years in prison
MANKATO, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota man has been sentenced to more than five years in prison for driving into a crowd of partygoers and injuring six of them.
Authorities say 23-year-old Juan Lamas Jr. sped away when people surrounded his car following a fight over drugs at a large party near ...
Man pleads guilty to killing ex-girlfriend, stepsister
CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — A man has pleaded guilty to killing a former girlfriend and her stepsister in a New Jersey home almost a year ago.
The Cherry Hill Courier Post
Man sentenced to life for drive-by shooting in St. Joseph
ST. JOSEPH, Mo. (AP) — A 20-year-old St. Joseph man was sentenced to life in prison without parole for a fatal drive-by shooting.
Khaury El-Amin was sentenced Monday in the October 2017 shooting death of 26-year-old Donovan Smith.
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Jurors considering the punishment for a man who drove his car into counterprotesters during a white nationalist rally heard emotional testimony Monday from a mother who described the pain caused by her daughter’s death and a psychologist who described the man’s long ...
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CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — The Latest on the sentencing of James Alex Fields Jr. for the murder of Heather Heyer (all times local):
Jurors have told a judge they need more time to come up with a sentencing recommendation for a man who killed a woman and injured dozens when ...
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Several people who were severely injured when a man drove his car into counterprotesters at a white nationalist rally last year described devastating physical and psychological effects to a jury tasked with making a sentencing recommendation Monday.
The man’s ...
Paul to the people: Tell McConnell to allow sentencing vote
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Seeking to stir support for a federal criminal justice bill, Sen. Rand Paul on Monday called on voters in the hometown of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to prod him to hold a vote on the measure.
Paul said during an appearance at the Louisville Urban League ...
Man gets life for injecting former girlfriend with cyanide
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — A Virginia man has been sentenced to life in prison for poisoning his former girlfriend by injecting her with cyanide.
The Virginian-Pilot reported Monday that lawyers for ...
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Prosecutors have asked a judge to sentence a former Providence city councilman who pleaded no contest to embezzling from a youth track program to three years in prison.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Federal authorities in New Orleans say two Tangipahoa (TAN’-jih-pah-HO’-ah) Parish men have pleaded guilty to charges involving the distribution of cocaine and heroin, as well as firearm possession.
The U.S. Attorney’s Office says in a news release that 42-year-old Jerry ...
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A male registered nurse convicted of sexually abusing female patients at Salt Lake City-area hospitals has been sentenced to maximum sentences that will keep him in prison at least 11 years and possibly for life.
Judge Vernice Trease sentenced 55-year-old Adam Tae ...
Prosecutors want life sentence in fatal Montana carjacking
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Montana prosecutors are seeking a life sentence for a North Carolina man who pleaded guilty to killing an 81-year-old former sheriff.
The Billings Gazette
DOVER, Del. (AP) — Former governors, lawmakers, business and community leaders, and a former Philadelphia Phillies owner are among scores of Delawareans vouching for a disgraced bank president facing years in prison for fraud.
Former Wilmington Trust president Robert Harra Jr. and three ...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s reluctance to hold a vote on a popular criminal justice bill has angered top Republican senators and created an unusual rift with a longtime GOP ally, Sen. Chuck Grassley of Iowa. And on Friday, it also brought on a tweet from President ...
Former Donald Trump lawyer Michael Cohen faces sentencing next week on campaign finance violations, tax evasion and other charges. Excerpts from the sentencing recommendation filed in New York Friday by federal prosecutors, in which they recommend a “substantial” sentence despite his ...
EL PASO, Texas (AP) — The wife of an ex-Customs and Border Protection officer imprisoned in a drugs and bribery case must serve 11 years for her role in the Texas trafficking scheme.
Ana Marie Hernandez
DOVER, Del. (AP) — There’s no guarantee that four former executives of the only financial institution to be criminally charged in connection with the federal bank bailout program will be sentenced to prison for fraud.
But even if a judge orders prison time for the former Wilmington Trust ...
Boat captain gets 33 months for swimmer’s propeller death
MIAMI (AP) — The captain of a Florida charter boat will spend nearly three years in federal prison for the death of a passenger who was struck by a propeller.
The U.S. Attorney’s Office in Miami says Mauricio Alvarez was recently sentenced to 33 months in prison after pleading guilty to ...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas’ highest criminal court has again vacated the death sentence of a Dallas man so that a jury can reconsider whether he’s intellectually disabled.
The ruling Wednesday marks the second time the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals has overturned the death sentence of ...
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — The sentencing hearing for a Virginia man who poisoned his former girlfriend with a cyanide injection has been postponed because he was unresponsive and foaming at the mouth when he was wheeled into a Virginia Beach court.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Former Michigan State football player Auston Robertson will spend up to 10 years in prison for sexually assaulting a female student in her off-campus apartment.
20-year-old gets 7 years for robbery of tied-up woman
AUBURN, Maine (AP) — A 20-year-old man who teamed up with his father to tie up and rob a Maine woman at gunpoint has been sentenced to seven years in prison.
John Michaud II received 15 years in prison with eight years suspended, plus four years of probation for robbery. The Sun Journal
Doctor faces sentencing after financial crime plea
WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — A federal judge in Delaware has scheduled a May sentencing for a Maryland doctor who was charged with conspiring to commit bank fraud and making false statements on loan applications.
The sentencing order was filed Tuesday after 46-year-old Zahid Aslam of Elkton, ...
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut man convicted of fatally stabbing his girlfriend, injuring her best friend and then fleeing the state with his 6-year-old daughter has been sentenced to 75 years in prison.
The Connecticut Post
HONOLULU (AP) — The Latest on sentencing for a Hawaii-based solider who pleaded guilty to trying to help Islamic State (all times local):
A judge is sentencing a solider based in Hawaii to 25 years in prison for trying to help the Islamic State group.
Sgt. 1st Class ...
RACINE, Wis. (AP) — The teenager accused of running over a couple outside a grocery store in Racine County and then fleeing has been sentenced to nearly 40 years in prison.
Eighteen-year-old Isaiah Degroot was out on bail following a shooting and driving a stolen car when he struck Jeff ...
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A new sentencing date has been set for next month in the case of the three Kansas militia members convicted of plotting to bomb a mosque and an apartment complex housing Somali immigrants.
A court filing Monday shows the hearing for Patrick Stein, Gavin Wright and ...
STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut man who took photos and videos up women’s skirts has been sentenced but has avoided time behind bars.
Authorities say 37-year-old Patrick Bowdoin pleaded guilty to four counts of voyeurism last week. The Stamford Advocate
Trump wants ‘full and complete’ sentence for Cohen
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is calling for a “full and complete” sentence for his longtime lawyer Michael Cohen.
Trump tweets Monday: “You mean he can do all of the TERRIBLE, unrelated to Trump, things having to do with fraud, big loans, Taxis, etc., and not serve a long ...
STANTON, Mich. (AP) — A county official in western Michigan who was named clerk of the year has been sentenced to 10 days in jail for drunken driving while on a motorcycle.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles prosecutors say a man has been sentenced to four years in prison for burglarizing the homes of people who were attending funerals.
The district attorney’s office says Thursday that Brett Rogers pleaded no contest to two felony counts of first-degree burglary ...
Man sentenced to life for killing Kansas police captain
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — A 22-year-old man was sentenced Friday to life in prison with the possibility of parole in 25 years for fatally shooting a Kansas police captain.
Jamall Lewis had pleaded guilty in the death of Kansas City, Kansas, police Capt. Robert Melton, who was shot as he sat ...
Top lieutenant to ‘El Chapo’ sentenced to life in prison
FALLS CHURCH, Va. (AP) — A top lieutenant to drug kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman was sentenced in a Virginia courtroom Friday to life in prison.
Damaso Lopez, a leader in Mexico’s Sinaloa drug cartel, pleaded guilty in September in an Alexandria federal court to drug trafficking charges ...
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The Latest on the sentencing of a Pennsylvania House member in a bribery case (all times local):
The speaker of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives says he considers the tenure of a Philadelphia Democrat to have ended with her sentencing on a ...
Independence man pleads guilty to Sedalia homicide
LIBERTY, Mo. (AP) — An Independence man has pleaded guilty for his role in the robbery and killing of a man near Sedalia.
The Sedalia Democrat
MARINE CITY, Mich. (AP) — A suburban Detroit judge accused of crashing into a man’s car and driving away has been given a suspended jail sentence, probation and 100 hours of community service.
Roseville’s 39th District Court Judge Catherine Steenland learned her punishment Friday in a St. ...
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A Venezuelan businessman has been sentenced to three years in U.S. federal prison for his role in a billion-dollar money-laundering scheme.
Court records show that 50-year-old Gabriel Arturo Jimenez Aray was sentenced Thursday in West Palm Beach, Florida, ...