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FILE - In this Jan. 18, 2008, file photo, former NFL football player Dana Stubblefield leaves a federal courthouse in San Francisco. Stubblefield was sentenced to 15 years to life in prison, Thursday, Oct. 22, 2020, for raping a prospective babysitter at his Morgan Hill home five years earlier. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)

Ex-49er Dana Stubblefield sentenced to 15 years to life

Oct. 22, 2020 7:31 PM EDT

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Former San Francisco 49er Dana Stubblefield was sentenced to 15 years to life in prison Thursday for raping a developmentally disabled woman who prosecutors said he lured to his home with the promise of a babysitting job. The sentence was issued by a judge in San Jose after denying...

Teen who was sentenced to life gets break 14 years later

Oct. 22, 2020 6:13 PM EDT

PORT HURON, Mich. (AP) — A man who was a teen when he helped his older brother kill a woman in St. Clair County will get a chance for parole under a new sentence. Raymond Carp, now 30, was 15 when Maryann McNeely was killed in 2006. He was convicted and automatically sentenced to life in prison, but a...

White teen sentenced; planned to kill black churchgoers

Oct. 22, 2020 6:01 PM EDT

GAINESVILLE, Ga. (AP) — A white 17-year-old girl was sentenced Thursday to four years in juvenile detention for planning to stab north Georgia churchgoers to death because they were Black. The girl pleaded guilty to attempted murder as part of a plea agreement and was sentenced in Gainesville, Georgia,...

Man sentenced to 6 years for secretly recording video chats

Oct. 22, 2020 5:33 PM EDT

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Waverly man was sentenced Thursday to six years in federal prison for secretly recording explicit video chats with minors and then distributing the images. Rooslun Logvinenko, 24, also will have to spend 10 years on supervised release when he is out of prison and must pay $5,000 that...

Colorado woman sentenced in 1996 death of newborn girl

Oct. 22, 2020 5:18 PM EDT

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) — A judge has sentenced a Colorado woman to 90 days in prison, three years in a community corrections program and eight years of probation in the death of an unidentified newborn girl whose body was found in a garbage bag in a reservoir in 1996. Jennifer Katalinich, 43, also known...

Ex-NASCAR driver McClure gets probation in long-delayed case

Oct. 22, 2020 2:41 PM EDT

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Former NASCAR driver Eric McClure pleaded no contest this week to a misdemeanor domestic violence charge and was sentenced to probation, according to a Virginia prosecutor, in a court hearing that was long delayed by McClure's state lawmaker attorney. The Associated Press has...

Woman gets 33 years for illegal distribution of pain pills

Oct. 22, 2020 11:15 AM EDT

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A woman convicted of running clinics in East Tennessee that illegally distributed more than 11 million prescription opioid pills has been sentenced to more than 33 years in prison, federal officials said. U.S. District Judge Tom Varlan ordered the sentence Wednesday for Sylvia...

Pennsylvania man sentenced for throwing caustic liquid on 2

Oct. 22, 2020 11:14 AM EDT

ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A judge on Thursday sentenced a Pennsylvania man to 7 to 15 years in state prison for tossing an acid-like substance on two people during an arguement at his home in 2019. Arnold Bell, 52, blamed the attack on one of the victims and he criticized the legal system as he was sentenced...

Golden Dawn party leader Nikos Michaloliakos, center, leaves his residence in Athens, Thursday, Oct. 22, 2020.A court has sentenced Michaloliakos and the leadership of Greece's extreme-right Golden Dawn party to 13 years in prison, imposing the near-maximum penalty for running a criminal organization blamed for numerous violent hate crimes. The landmark ruling follows a five-year trial of dozens of top officials, members, and supporters of the organization founded as a Neo-Nazi group in the 1980s, that rose to become Greece's third-largest political party during a major financial crisis in the previous decade. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)

Greek court imprisons far-right Golden Dawn party leadership

Oct. 22, 2020 11:10 AM EDT

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Former lawmakers of Greece's extreme right-wing Golden Dawn party began turning themselves in to authorities Thursday, after a court ordered their imprisonment following their convictions for running the party like a criminal organization. In the final act of a marathon five-year,...

Ex-port commissioner sentenced for damaging memorial

Oct. 22, 2020 10:55 AM EDT

POULSBO, Wash. (AP) — A former Port of Poulsbo commissioner arrested for vandalizing a memorial to a Native American man killed by police struck a deal with prosecutors to avoid a felony conviction, The Kitsap Sun reported. Mark James DeSalvo, 49, who resigned from the port after his arrest, agreed last...