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'Love & Hip Hop NY' star sentenced to 8 years in prison

Rochester - On Tuesday, Mendeecees Harris, star of the reality show 'Love & Hip Hop New York', was sentenced to eight years in federal prison for conspiracy to distribute and possess heroin and cocaine.

Man sentenced for stealing and selling brains from museum

David Charles, from Indiana, admitted to stealing human brain samples from a medical museum. He also admitted to selling them.

WhatsApp 'revenge porn' man sentenced to 12 weeks in jail

On Friday, a 21-year-old man may be the first person in the United Kingdom to be jailed for posting revenge porn on the WhatsApp messaging service.

Man sentenced to 37 years for raping women he met on dating sites

On Friday, a man from California was sentenced to 37 years to life in prison for raping women he met on dating sites, including

Bank robber who bummed cigarette sentenced to 10 years

Pittsburgh - A bank robber will spend ten years in prison because of his addiction to cigarettes. A federal judge in Pittsburgh recently sentenced the convicted robber.

Man who robbed same bank and teller twice sentenced to 10 years

Bremerton - A man who was convicted of robbing the same bank, taking money from the same teller, for a second time, has been sentenced to 10 years in prison.

Former New Orleans mayor sentenced to 10 years

New Orleans - Ray Nagin, Mayor of New Orleans during hurricane Katrina, was sentenced today to 10 years in federal prison for money laundering, bribery, and other corruption related charges.

Iranian Christian man imprisoned for distributing gospel

An Iranian Christian man who had converted from Islam was sentenced to ten years in prison for sharing his faith. His attorney is working on an appeal.

Spanish police nab one of the UK's 'most wanted' (video)

Despite being in a totally hidden, anti-assault "panic room" in his villa in Málaga, the 41-year-old man was arrested on Saturday after being on the run for years. He had received a 24-year prison sentence for drug dealing in the UK, in absentia.

Ohio man gets 36 years to life in dying blink case

Cincinnati - An Ohio man convicted last month based on the blinking statement of a paralyzed shooting victim to identify his shooter was sentenced Thursday to 36 years to life in prison.

Retired warrant officer Ravensdale sentenced to suspended term

Ottawa - The last of the three officers held responsible for the death of Corporal Joshua Baker during a training exercise in Afghanistan was sentenced on Tuesday in Ottawa.

After courtroom outburst, Drew Peterson gets 38 years in prison

Joliet - "I did not kill Kathleen," former Bolingbrook police sergeant Drew Peterson screamed from the stand Thursday just before the convicted killer received a 38-year prison sentence in the murder of his third wife, Kathleen Savio.

Former Razorback players sentenced in burglary case

Fayetteville - Razorback fans get more hits when it comes to supporting their team, as two more former players are now sentenced for crimes they have committed.

Man sentenced 10 years for asbestos crimes

A man from Illinois has been given a 10-year prison sentence for illegally removing asbestos as well as exposing workers to it.

Man sentenced for selling fake Viagra

Rochester - A man in Rochester, New York has been sentenced to probation after he was found guilty of selling fake Viagra and Cialis tablets.

Joran Van Der Sloot receives 28 years for the murder of Flores

Joran Van Der Sloot received 28 years in prison after he pleaded guilty to the 2010 murder of 21-year-old Stephany Flores.

Op-Ed: Do you know Albert Fish the real Hannibal Lector

We have all watched the movie Silence of the Lambs. "Hello Clarise," played by Anthony Hopkins. Did you ever wonder where that particular storyline got its roots?

Florida woman, 87, sentenced to jail for selling crack

Pensacola - An 87-year-old woman accused earlier this year of selling crack cocaine to an undercover deputy was sentenced last week to 18 months in state prison after a jury found her guilty of one count of selling cocaine.

Mother sentenced for starving and beating children

Adelaide - An Australian woman was sentenced to spend at least three years and three months in jail after being found guilty of beating and starving five of her eight children.

Conman who targeted women through dating sites sentenced

A conman who spent years cheating women was sentenced to six years and 10 months in custody after he entered guilty pleas to 13 charges of fraud.

Man sentenced to 30 months for egg smuggling attempt

Warwick - A man was sentenced to 30 months in prison after admitting attempting to smuggle peregrine falcon eggs out of the UK. He was caught with 14 eggs which were valued at £70,000 on the black market.

Melissa Huckaby sentenced to life in prison

Stockton - The murder of an eight-year-old girl by a Sunday school teacher caught national attention last year. Melissa Huckaby, the accused, has now received her sentencing: life in prison.

Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick sentenced to prison

Detroit - Former Detroit mayor Kwame Kilpatrick was sentenced to 1 1/2 to five years in prison this morning for violating the terms of his probation on an obstruction of justice conviction.

Vietnam Convicts Pro-Democracy Four for 'Subversion'

A Vietnamese court has sentenced four men, one of them a prominent human rights lawyer, to sentences of up to 16 years for "subversion."

'Polite Bandit' gets 13-year sentence in federal prison

Dubbed the “Polite Bandit,” a former police officer was sentenced to a 13-year plus term in federal prison after being convicted for several bank robberies.

Man who started wildfires is sentenced to death

A man from South California who has been held responsible for the deaths of five fire fighters after lighting a wildfire back in 2006 has received the death sentence.

Man sentenced to die by injection for the second time

For a sociopath, divorce can be a very nasty event. For Farah Fratta, divorce meant her untimely death. The mastermind of her death, Robert Fratta, received the death penalty for a second time after the original sentence was tossed out.

Iraqi 'shoe-thrower' sentenced to three years

An Iraqi journalist who threw both of his shoes at then-President, George W. Bush, was sentenced to three years in prison. He plans to file an appeal according to his lawyer.

Jury finds mom guilty of killing her toddler

Jurors in the Riley Sawyer's murder case found the 20-year-old mom guilty of Capital Murder in relation to her part in the toddler's 2007 death. Kimberly Dawn Trenor was sentenced to life in prison without parole.

Detroit’s Ex-Mayor Jailed For Four Months

Tuesday a judge sentenced former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick to four months in jail. The punishment was part of a plea agreement worked out with prosecutors last month.
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Seven men convicted of 30 child sexual abuse offences  including conspiracy to rape and the rape of ...
Seven men convicted of 30 child sexual abuse offences, including conspiracy to rape and the rape of a child under the age of 13, have been given sentences totalling 107 years today at Bristol Crown Court.
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