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Federal prosecutor: Dentist confessed to wife’s safari death

Federal prosecutor: Dentist confessed to wife’s safari death

By James Anderson, Associated Press DENVER (AP) — A wealthy dentist killed his wife of 34 years with a shotgun blast at dawn on a remote African safa ...
R. Kelly sentenced to 30 years in sex trafficking case

R. Kelly sentenced to 30 years in sex trafficking case

By Tom Hays and Bobby Caina Calvan | Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Fallen R&B superstar R. Kelly was sentenced to 30 years in prison Wednesday ...
AP: Jussie Smollett sentenced to 150 days in jail in fake attack

AP: Jussie Smollett sentenced to 150 days in jail in fake attack

By Don Babwin and Kathleen Foody | Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) — A judge sentenced Jussie Smollett to 150 days in jail, branding the Black and gay ...
2 Miami men get prison time for stealing medical ventilators

2 Miami men get prison time for stealing medical ventilators

By Associated Press MIAMI (AP) — Two Miami men have been sentenced to 41 months in federal prison for stealing ventilators bound for a COVID-19 inten ...
Missouri man to be sentenced for killing wife he buried

Missouri man to be sentenced for killing wife he buried

By Associated Press COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri man who admitted to burying his wife’s body and misleading authorities for more than a year about ...
‘Guilty’: Jury finds all 3 men guilty of murder in the killing of Ahmaud Arbery

‘Guilty’: Jury finds all 3 men guilty of murder in the killing of Ahmaud Arbery

By Bill Hutchinson | ABC News A Georgia jury has convicted three white men of murder in the death of Ahmaud Arbery. Travis McMichael, who fatally ...
Man who killed wife, 3 children sentenced to life in prison

Man who killed wife, 3 children sentenced to life in prison

By SFGate ROSEVILLE, Calif. (AP) — A Northern California man who confessed to killing his wife and three children was sentenced Wednesday to life in ...
Serial killer lured by fake social account gets 160 years

Serial killer lured by fake social account gets 160 years

By David Porter | Associated Press NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey man who used dating apps to lure and kill three women five years ago was sentence ...
R&B superstar R. Kelly convicted in sex trafficking trial

R&B superstar R. Kelly convicted in sex trafficking trial

By Tom Hays and Larry Neumeister | Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — R. Kelly, the R&B superstar known for his anthem “I Believe I Can Fly,” was c ...
Ex-Pirates pitcher sentenced for sexual conduct with minor

Ex-Pirates pitcher sentenced for sexual conduct with minor

By Associated Press GREENSBURG, Pa. (AP) — A former relief pitcher for the Pittsburgh Pirates was sentenced Tuesday to at least two years behind bars ...
SLO County man sentenced to federal prison for child pornography

SLO County man sentenced to federal prison for child pornography

By Matt Fountain | The San Luis Obispo Tribune A San Luis Obispo County man was sentenced Monday to 15 years in federal prison after pleading guilty ...
Actor Danny Masterson must stand trial on 3 rape charges

Actor Danny Masterson must stand trial on 3 rape charges

Photo: AP By Andrew Dalton | Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) — After three days of dramatic and often emotional testimony from three women who sai ...
Smugglers sentenced for journey that left 3 sisters dead

Smugglers sentenced for journey that left 3 sisters dead

By Associated Press SAN DIEGO (AP) — Two smugglers were sentenced to federal prison on Friday for leading three sisters from Mexico into California, ...
Pulaski Co. woman says drugs, online relationship prompted her to make child pornography

Pulaski Co. woman says drugs, online relationship prompted her to make child pornography

By Mike Gangloff, The Roanoke Times PULASKI — Kimberly Breeden Brugh broke into tears Wednesday as she tried to explain the inexplicable. ...
Judge gives control of Joe Exotic’s zoo to Carole Baskin

Judge gives control of Joe Exotic’s zoo to Carole Baskin

By The Associated Press WYNNEWOOD, Okla. (AP) — A federal judge in Oklahoma has awarded ownership of the zoo made famous in Netflix’s “Tiger King” do ...
Russia to Drop Murder Charges Against Sisters Who Killed Abusive Father, Lawyers Say

Russia to Drop Murder Charges Against Sisters Who Killed Abusive Father, Lawyers Say

By The Moscow Times Russian prosecutors have ordered investigators to drop murder charges against three teenage sisters accused of killing their abus ...
Harvey Weinstein rebuked by judge for using phone in court

Harvey Weinstein rebuked by judge for using phone in court

PHOTO: Mark Lennihan / Associated Press From BBC News A judge has angrily threatened to lock up Harvey Weinstein for using his phone in a New York C ...
Oakland pimp gets 8 years in prison for sex trafficking 14-year-old girl

Oakland pimp gets 8 years in prison for sex trafficking 14-year-old girl

By Evan Sernoffsky, The San Francisco Chronicle A 37-year-old Oakland pimp was sentenced to eight years in state prison and must register as a sex of ...
Sex criminal sentenced to life throws pitcher, hits judge in head

Sex criminal sentenced to life throws pitcher, hits judge in head

By The Associated Press BALTIMORE — A twice-convicted sex criminal now faces even more charges after allegedly hurling a metal pitcher at the head of ...
Accused Burglar Flings Poop at Judge and Still Gets Acquitted

Accused Burglar Flings Poop at Judge and Still Gets Acquitted

By Julia Arciga, The Daily Beast A criminal trial in Miami came to a halt on Friday after the defendant flung his own poop at the judge, The Miami ...
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