A collection of news and information related to Punishment published by this site and its partners.
Displaying items 1-12 of 946 » View wsbt.com items only1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11-79 Next >
South Bend TribuneNILES — The last of five Niles teenagers accused of what some have called “sextortion’’ received a probation sentence today in Berrien County Trial Court in Niles. Although Judge Scott Schofield and Berrien Assistant Prosecutor...
Tags: Facebook, Prisons, Sex Crimes, Justice System, Court Preliminary
NILES – Parnell Martin, one of five Niles High School students accused in a Facebook sex extortion case, was sentenced Monday to a minimum of 4 years but no more than 15 years in prison. Both Trey Nichols and Parnell Martin pleaded guilty....
Tags: Facebook, Prisons, Lawyers, Justice System, Justice System
WSBT-TV ReporterEDWARDSBURG – More than two dozen teenagers from St. Joseph County could face criminal charges for underage drinking in Cass County after police busted an underage drinking party at Eagle Lake Yacht Club over the weekend. Police say the 30 kids...
ATLANTA (AP) — A group of fathers in Georgia is targeting the state's practice of putting parents who can't afford to pay child support in jail. The five fathers claim in a lawsuit that jailing parents who can't afford to pay child support...
Eugene Sims Jr., the man who was shot after South Bend police say he threatened them with a rifle on Monday, has been charged with five counts relating to that incident. A spokesperson for the St. Joseph County Prosecutor’s Office also says the...
Tags: Prisons, Firearms, Crime, Law and Justice, Trials, Crimes
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - The Indiana House speaker isn't ready yet to start imposing costly fines on Democrats who have avoided the chamber for three days in protest of a right-to-work proposal. Most House Democrats stayed away Friday as they continue...
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — A 65-year-old pediatrician charged in an Ann Arbor peeping case has pleaded no contest in an agreement with prosecutors. AnnArbor.com reports (http://bit.ly/zxQuxR ) Howard Weinblatt entered the plea Tuesday to a felony...
Tags: Trials, Trials, Prosecution, Punishment
FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — A Virginia grandmother has been sentenced to 35 years in prison for murdering her 2-year-old granddaughter by tossing her off a sixth-level walkway at a busy shopping mall. Fifty-one-year-old Carmela dela Rosa was convicted of...
CASSOPOLIS — A few years ago, Harley Jackson, of Niles, spotted a robbery in progress and, according to his attorney, James Miller, went above and beyond what many people would do by giving pursuit. “He followed in his car. He was shot at,&...
South Bend Tribune Staff ReportSOUTH BEND -- More than four years after he was charged with child molesting and sexual misconduct with a minor, a 60-year-old South Bend man was sentenced Wednesday to four years on probation. Kelvin Williams pleaded guilty in December to one count of...
Tags: Prisons, Sex Crimes, Lawyers, Justice System, Court Preliminary
South Bend TribuneA twice-convicted child molester is headed back to prison again after he received a 3-year prison sentence for molesting a 6-year-old boy. Ray Stewart, of Mishawaka, was arrested in August after the boy told his mother about Steward touching the boy&...
SOUTH BEND — Calling his crimes “the worst of the worst,” St. Joseph Superior Court Judge Jane Woodward Miller sentenced a local father to 53 years in prison today for fatally beating his young daughter in 2008. Valentin Escobedo, 25,...
Jan 30, 2012 |Story| South Bend Tribune
Jan 9, 2012 |Story| WSBT-TV
Feb 6, 2012 |Story| WSBT-TV
Jan 29, 2012 |Story| WSBT-TV
Dec 28, 2011 |Story| WSBT-TV
Jan 6, 2012 |Story| AP Broadcast
Jan 24, 2012 |Story| WSBT-TV
Jan 6, 2012 |Story| AP Broadcast
Jan 6, 2012 |Story| WSBT-TV
Feb 8, 2012 |Story| South Bend Tribune
Jan 18, 2012 |Story| WSBT-TV
Jan 6, 2012 |Story| South Bend Tribune
Original site for Punishment topic gallery.