Latest Sentencing News

The Latest: Prosecutor wants 5 to 10 years for Cosby

Sep. 24, 2018 9:07 PM EDT

NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — The Latest on Bill Cosby's sentencing hearing (all times local): 4:10 p.m. Prosecutors are asking a judge to sentence Bill Cosby to five to 10 years in prison for drugging and sexually assaulting a woman at his suburban Philadelphia home. Montgomery County District Attorney Kevin...

Inmate: Hoehn suggested cutting out baby over abortion

Sep. 24, 2018 7:51 PM EDT

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — A man on trial in the death of a pregnant North Dakota woman whose baby was cut from her womb told a fellow jail inmate whose ex-girlfriend had an abortion that he would have cut out the baby, according to testimony in the case Monday. William Hoehn, 33, is accused of conspiracy in...

The Latest: Inmate: Hoehn suggested cutting baby out of womb

Sep. 24, 2018 6:56 PM EDT

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — The Latest on trial of William Hoehn, accused of murder in the death of Savanna Greywind (all times local): 5:50 p.m. A former jail inmate says the man on trial in the death of a pregnant North Dakota woman advised him that he should have "cut the baby out" of his girlfriend rather than...

Cosby prosecutor asks for 5 to 10 years in prison

Sep. 24, 2018 5:51 PM EDT

NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Declaring Bill Cosby doesn't deserve a free pass because of his advanced age, prosecutors on Monday asked a judge to sentence the comedian to five to 10 years in prison for drugging and sexually assaulting a woman, while the defense argued that he is too old and helpless to do time...

Air Force reservist sentenced to 4 years in child rape case

Sep. 24, 2018 5:37 PM EDT

DOVER, Del. (AP) — A former Dover Air Force Base reservist who impregnated a 14-year-old girl has been sentenced to four years in prison on child rape charges. Thirty-four-year-old Staff. Sgt. Byron White received the minimum mandatory sentence Monday after pleading guilty in July to two counts of...

Correction: Bill Cosby-Legacy story

Sep. 24, 2018 3:40 PM EDT

In a story Sept. 23 about the legacy of Bill Cosby, The Associated Press erroneously attributed a quote from Keon McGuire, an education professor, to Jon Francois, a radio deejay. A corrected version of the story is below: Cosby sentencing reveals generational divide over his legacy Bill Cosby sentencing reveals...

Correction: Woman Killed-Baby Taken story

Sep. 24, 2018 2:51 PM EDT

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — In a story Sept. 16 previewing a trial in the death of a North Dakota woman whose baby was cut from her womb, The Associated Press misidentified the victim. She was Savanna Greywind, not Samantha Greywind. A corrected version of the story is below: 2nd trial in case that shined light on...

Cosby accuser Andrea Constand arrives at courthouse for comedian's sex-assault sentencing

Sep. 24, 2018 9:06 AM EDT
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Cosby accuser Andrea Constand arrives at courthouse for comedian's sex-assault sentencing.

Bill Cosby arrives at Pennsylvania courthouse for sentencing hearing in sexual assault case

Sep. 24, 2018 8:27 AM EDT
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Bill Cosby arrives at Pennsylvania courthouse for sentencing hearing in sexual assault case.

Crystal ball and chain: 'Psychic' gets 6 years for scam

Sep. 24, 2018 8:04 AM EDT

ROCKVILLE, Md. (AP) — A convicted fraudster and self-declared psychic who pleaded guilty to stealing $340,000 from people through scams has been sentenced to six years in prison. WRC-TV reports Gina Marie Marks, who worked under the name Natalie Miller, was sentenced Friday following her February guilty...