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Man gets 98 days in jail for threatening workplace shooting

Nov. 19, 2019 4:22 AM EST

GLEN BURNIE, Md. (AP) — A Maryland man has been sentenced to 98 days in jail for threatening to shoot up the Honda dealership where he worked. The Capital reports 32-year-old Thomas Cudnik Jr., of Glen Burnie, pleaded guilty Friday to making a threat of mass violence. He was sentenced to 10 years in jail...

Tucson man gets jail time for assaulting a Trump supporter

Nov. 19, 2019 12:04 AM EST

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A Tucson man has been sentenced to 12 days in jail for assaulting a supporter of President Donald Trump last year on a city street. Pima County prosecutors say 43-year-old Daniel Brito pleaded guilty last month to aggravated assault on an incapacitated victim and theft by control....

Rancher gets life in prison in beating death of his fiancee

Nov. 18, 2019 11:44 PM EST

CRIPPLE CREEK, Colo. (AP) — A Colorado rancher was sentenced to life in prison without parole Monday shortly after a jury convicted him of beating his fiancée to death with a baseball bat and setting the woman’s remains on fire to hide the evidence. Patrick Frazee was convicted of first-degree...

Arkansas man sentenced in threat to shoot up high school

Nov. 18, 2019 11:42 PM EST

CONWAY, Ark. (AP) — A former high school student in Arkansas has been sentenced to seven years in prison for devising a plan to shoot up a school. Circuit Judge Charles Clawson sentenced 20-year-old Daniel Croslin on Friday. Croslin pleaded guilty to making a terrorist threat in September. Croslin made...

Tucson man sentenced in crash that killed O’Connor’s sister

Nov. 18, 2019 8:38 PM EST

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A Tucson man convicted of negligent homicide in a 2016 car crash that killed the younger sister of former U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor has been sentenced to nearly five years in prison. Pima County prosecutors say Jarrad Barnes was credited with 719 days of time...

The Latest: Colorado man sentenced to life in fiancee death

Nov. 18, 2019 6:09 PM EST

CRIPPLE CREEK, Colo. (AP) — The Latest on the trial of a Colorado man accused of killing his fiancee (all times local): 4 p.m. A Colorado rancher convicted of murder in the death of his fiancee has been sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole. Patrick Frazee was sentenced Monday...

Woman sentenced for involvement in money laundering scheme

Nov. 18, 2019 6:02 PM EST

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey woman who admitted to her involvement in a money laundering scheme has been sentenced to 6 ½ years in prison. Jazmin Vega, of Atlantic City, was sentenced Friday. She previously pleaded guilty to one count of an indictment charging her with conspiracy to commit...

Man pleads guilty to fatally shooting wife in front of kids

Nov. 18, 2019 6:01 PM EST

HARVEY, La. (AP) — A Louisiana man was sentenced to 80 years in prison for pleading guilty to fatally shooting his wife during an argument. News outlets report 33-year-old Ray Farria accepted a deal Monday and plead guilty to manslaughter in the death of his wife 30-year-old Dominique Farria. Jefferson...

2nd Alabama man given life sentence in 2015 hatchet slaying

Nov. 18, 2019 5:19 PM EST

BLOUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — A second man has been found guilty of capital murder in the death of an Alabama man killed with a hatchet. AL.com reports jurors deliberated for 45 minutes Monday before convicting 26-year-old Clifton Ridgeway of two counts of capital murder in the slaying of 51-year-old Myron...

Man caught on video killing stepfather sentenced to 60 years

Nov. 18, 2019 5:16 PM EST

CARIBOU, Maine (AP) — A Maine man captured on security video firing shots into his stepfather's home was sentenced to 60 years for murder on Monday. The defense vowed to appeal. A judge imposed the sentence on James Peaslee, of Easton, who was furious over a probate decision involving the estate of his...