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FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — A former University of Saint Francis athlete has been sentenced to a year in prison for his role in the rape of an incapacitated woman at a party. Twenty-three-year-old Troy Turner apologized during an Allen County court...
Tags: Sex Crimes, Rape, Punishment, Trials
PHOENIX (AP) — Jurors in the Jodi Arias murder trial said Wednesday they were unable to reach a unanimous verdict on whether she should be sentenced to life in prison or death for killing her one-time boyfriend, prompting the judge to instruct...
Tags: Judges, Prosecution, Death Penalty, Abusive Behavior, Murder
SOUTH BEND – A teenager will spend several decades in prison for the murder of a South Bend high school student. A judge Tuesday sentenced 18-year-old Damontray Lovelady to 50 years in prison. Lovelady admitted last month to shooting 16-year-old...
Tags: Judges, Justice System, Shootings, Dwayne Johnson, Punishment
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Inmates at jails in Indianapolis, Baltimore, St. Louis and Philadelphia face the nation's highest levels of sexual abuse at the hands of guards, according to a new federal report based on surveys of inmates at U.S. jails and...
LEXINGTON, Mich. (AP) — Carol Connell remembers well the gift she gave Sara Ylen, a friend seemingly forced to bear too much misery. Ylen, a Michigan mother of two young boys, said she was battling cancer just a few years after a man was convicted...
EVERETT, Wash. (AP) — A Washington state judge has sentenced an inmate to death for killing a state corrections officer in a prison chapel two years ago. Byron Scherf is a convicted rapist who already was serving life in prison when he attacked...
Tags: Judges, Entertainment, Prosecution, Justice System, Murder
CASSOPOLIS, Mich. – Cass County’s prosecutor says a band of scrap metal thieves was no match for an off-duty police officer. And now, the leader of the band will pay a heavy metal price – up to life in prison. A Circuit Court jury...
South Bend TribuneSOUTH BEND -- During the last few seconds of her life, Cherlyn Reyes was aware she was facing imminent death as she crouched in the bathroom facing a gun, the judge told the court. "Unfortunately, she saw what was coming," St. Joseph Superior Court Judge...
Tags: Judges, Justice System, Murder, Crimes, Punishment
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Think you've heard of every way possible to quit smoking? Etta Mae Lopez came up with a new one: slap a cop so you'll go to jail, where smoking isn't allowed. Lopez smacked Sacramento County sheriff's Deputy Matt Campoy...
South Bend TribuneSOUTH BEND — On the surface, it is a straight-forward theft case, Judge John Marnocha told Raymond Holycross, accused of stealing a camera from his girlfriend and pawning it. “I think there is a little bit more to it,” the St. Joseph...
Tags: Judges, Justice System, Crime, Law and Justice, Trials, Theft
AUBURN, Ind. (AP) — A judge sentenced a woman to 38 years in prison Monday for her guilty plea in connection with her boyfriend's shooting of a northeastern Indiana deputy town marshal. DeKalb Superior Court Judge Monte Brown sentenced Julie King,...
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Almost five years have passed since a study showed poor criminal defendants are routinely processed through Michigan's justice system without ever speaking to an attorney in violation of the Constitution. It has been nearly a...
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