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Jamestown man sentenced on child pornography charges

Nov. 15, 2019 3:02 PM EST

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — A Jamestown man has been sentenced to serve more than 12 years in prison on child pornography charges. Authorities say a search of Brent Braun’s residence found 21,000 files of child pornography and more than 1.2 million files of child erotica on several electronic devices. The...

Nicaraguan judge sentences man to 30 years in NY killing

Nov. 15, 2019 2:18 PM EST

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A Nicaraguan judge sentenced a man to 30 years behind bars in the killing of a young nursing student in upstate New York, a district attorney in the state said Friday. The trial of Orlando Tercero in the 2018 killing of Haley Anderson marked an exceedingly rare legal proceeding in which...

Ex-prison system nurse sentenced for giving drugs to inmates

Nov. 15, 2019 2:06 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — A former nurse at a Massachusetts state prisons system facility has been sentenced for distributing drugs to inmates. Federal prosecutors say 40-year-old Julie Inglis-Somers, of Kingston, was sentenced Friday to three years or probation, the first three months of which must be served in home...

Man convicted in 3 deaths; bodies were burned in pig roaster

Nov. 15, 2019 1:47 PM EST

DOYLESTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A jury on Friday convicted a man in the slayings of three young men whose bodies were found buried at a suburban Philadelphia farm. Sean Kratz, 22, was convicted of first-degree murder and other offenses. The jury, which deliberated nearly 18 hours over three days, must now decide on...

The Latest: Trump tweets ‘double standard’ on Stone verdict

Nov. 15, 2019 12:36 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Roger Stone’s conviction on witness tampering and other charges (all times local): 12:30 p.m. President Donald Trump is reacting to news that his longtime friend and confidant Roger Stone was convicted of lying to Congress and witness tampering. The president tweeted...

Mississippi man gets 15 years for human trafficking

Nov. 15, 2019 12:10 PM EST

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — A federal judge has sentenced a Mississippi man to 15 years in prison for sex trafficking of a minor. Authorities say U.S. District Judge Michael Mills sentenced 39-year-old Edward Daniels, of Oxford, on Thursday. Daniels pleaded guilty May 19 to the charge. Oxford Police initially...

Man sentenced to 20 years in deadly Kansas City robbery

Nov. 15, 2019 11:42 AM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Kansas City man who fatally shot an argumentative robbery victim has been sentenced to 20 years in prison. Twenty-seven-year-old Danzel Reese was sentenced Thursday for involuntary manslaughter and first-degree robbery in the 2010 fatal shooting of Lance Rutter. One witness told...

Man pleads guilty in Georgia slaying weeks after body found

Nov. 15, 2019 10:39 AM EST

LYONS, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia man has pleaded guilty to murder in the death of a man found buried in a shallow grave just weeks earlier. WTOC-TV reports 24-year-old Hollis Bryant entered the plea Thursday in Toombs County Superior Court. He was sentenced to life in prison with the possibility of parole....

Man gets nearly 4 years in prison on fentanyl charges

Nov. 15, 2019 9:40 AM EST

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A New Hampshire man has been sentenced to nearly four years in federal prison on fentanyl possession and distribution charges. Court documents and statements say 29-year-old Randy Stevens, of Farmington, was stopped on his motorcycle by a Kingston police officer in June 2018. Police...

Mobster sentenced for staging robbery, drug distribution

Nov. 15, 2019 8:56 AM EST

CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — A man who authorities say is a member of a southern New Jersey/Philadelphia crime family has been sentenced to nearly 13 years in prison for possessing drugs and staging a robbery at a pawnshop. Salvatore “Sam” Piccolo must also pay $174,025 in restitution as part of the...