March 19, 2018 - 4:12 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Charles Manson's cremated remains have been scattered nearly four months after the cult leader died in prison. A funeral was held Saturday following a court battle for the 83-year-old's remains. Pastor Mark Pitcher of the Church of the Nazarene in Porterville, California, says 20...
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March 15, 2018 - 1:01 pm
BERLIN (AP) — A German court has convicted a former businessman and an art gallery owner of fraud and falsifying documents for selling fake paintings attributed to Russian avant-garde artists including Vasily Kandinsky. The dpa news agency reported Thursday the two men, aged 45 and 72, received...
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March 15, 2018 - 10:25 am
GRETNA, La. (AP) — Louisiana judge imposes 30-year sentence on man who killed former NFL player Joe McKnight in 2016 road rage shooting.
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FILE - This 2013 file photo shows New York Jets running back Joe McKnight. The man convicted of manslaughter in the 2016 road-rage shooting death of former NFL running back McKnight faces sentencing in Louisiana. Fifty-six-year-old Ronald Gasser could get up to 40 years in prison when court convenes Thursday, March 15, 2018, in suburban New Orleans. (AP Photo/File)
March 14, 2018 - 11:45 pm
GRETNA, La. (AP) — The man convicted of manslaughter in the 2016 road-rage shooting death of former NFL running back Joe McKnight faces sentencing in a suburban New Orleans courtroom on Thursday. Ronald Gasser, 56, could get up to 40 years in prison. Gasser was convicted Jan. 26. Defense lawyers...
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March 14, 2018 - 3:16 pm
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — A Hungarian court has sentenced a Syrian man to seven years in prison after convicting him in a retrial of entering Hungary's illegally and committing an act of terror by throwing rocks at police during a 2015 border riot. Ahmed Hamed had been sentenced to 10 years in...
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FILE - In this Aug. 15, 2017 photo, Martin Shkreli is interviewed on the Fox Business Network in New York. Shkreli cried in court Friday, March 9, 2018, as he apologized for defrauding investors while being sentenced by a federal judge. Prosecutors want him sentenced to 15 years in prison, while his defense attorney argued he only deserves 18 months because his investors in two failed hedge funds got their money back. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
March 09, 2018 - 4:16 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The smirk wiped off his face, a crying Martin Shkreli was sentenced to seven years in prison for securities fraud Friday in a hard fall for the pharmaceutical-industry bad boy vilified for jacking up the price of a lifesaving drug. Shkreli, the boyish-looking, 34-year-old...
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March 09, 2018 - 1:50 pm
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A doctor who admitted he accepted financial kickbacks for prescribing a highly addictive opioid spray has been sentenced to 51 months in prison. Dr. Jerrold Rosenberg apologized in court on Friday, saying, "I'm truly sorry for what I've done." Prosecutors say the 63-year-old...
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FILE - In this Aug. 15, 2017 file photo, former pharmaceutical CEO Martin Shkreli speaks during an interview by Maria Bartiromo during her "Mornings with Maria Bartiromo" program on the Fox Business Network, in New York. Shkreli became notorious for raising the price of a life-saving drug by 5,000 percent and trolling critics on the internet with his snarky "Pharma Bro" persona. A federal judge in Brooklyn will have to weigh the conflicting portrayals of Shkreli on Friday, March 9, 2018, at his sentencing on a securities fraud conviction. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
March 09, 2018 - 1:48 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the sentencing of "Pharma Bro" Martin Shkreli (all times local): 2:45 p.m. The attorney for convicted fraudster Martin Shkreli (SHKREL'-ee) says his client is doing "fine" after he was sentenced to seven years in prison. Ben Brafman had asked the judge for a sentence...
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This undated photo provided by the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction shows William Montgomery, sentenced to death for the fatal shooting of Debra Ogle during a March 1986 robbery in Toledo, Ohio. Ohio Parole Board members were set to hear arguments Thursday, March 8, 2018, about whether Montgomery's life should be spared, with Montgomery's execution scheduled April 11, 2018. Montgomery was also convicted of murder, but not sentenced to death, for the fatal shooting of Ogle's apartment mate Cynthia Tincher, who prosecutors say was killed because she could identify Montgomery and his co-defendant Glover Heard. (Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction via AP)
March 08, 2018 - 4:29 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A condemned Ohio killer scheduled to die next month should be spared because of uncertainty about the case, including questions about when one of the victims was slain, his attorney told the state's parole board Thursday. At issue before the board is the conviction and death...
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March 08, 2018 - 4:21 am
BAGHDAD (AP) — A Baghdad court has convicted the sister of the top leader of the Islamic State group on terrorism charges and sentenced her to death, a spokesman said Thursday. The spokesman of Iraq's Supreme Judicial Council, Abdul-Sattar Bayrkdar, said in a statement that Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi's...
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