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  • Trump Commutes Sentence For Ex-Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich

    02/18/2020 11:22:16 AM PST · by Enlightened1 · 49 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 02/18/20 | ANDERS HAGSTROM
    President Donald Trump commuted the sentence of former Democratic Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich, the New York Times reported Tuesday.Several Trump administration aides had claimed to ABC that the president is planning to grant the former governor clemency. Trump had previously hinted he was looking into commuting the 14-year sentence, which was originally handed down after Blagojevich was convicted of trying to sell the Senate seat of then-president elect Barack Obama in 2008, according to NBC Chicago. https://twitter.com/DailyCaller/status/1229845536511070209 “Yes, we commuted the sentence of Rod Blagojevich. he served eight years in jail, a long time. He seems like a very nice person, don’t know him,” Trump...
  • Former Texas Nurse Accused of Killing Nearly 60 Children Sentenced to Life in Prison

    01/17/2020 8:44:21 PM PST · by BenLurkin · 27 replies
    A former Texas nurse suspected of murdering dozens of young children decades ago was sentenced to life in prison Thursday after pleading guilty in San Antonio court to killing an 11-month-old boy in 1981. The plea deal helped Genene Jones avoid a trial beginning next month for the murder of the child, Joshua Sawyer, CNN affiliate KSAT reported. Catherine Babbitt, chief of major crimes with the Bexar County District Attorneys Office, said in a statement that Jones victims were not only children, but they were often critically ill children, and for her to decide on her watch who lived and...
  • Alleged Russian agent Maria Butina sentenced to 18 months in prison on conspiracy charge

    04/26/2019 11:34:07 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 15 replies
    CNN ^ | April 26, 2019 | Sara Murray and David Shortell
    Butina pleaded guilty in December to one count of conspiracy to act as an agent of a foreign official. She admitted to using her contacts in GOP political circles, in the National Rifle Association and at the National Prayer Breakfast to influence US relations with Russia. As part of her plea deal, Butina has cooperated extensively with the government. A source familiar with the situation said she primarily provided information about her boyfriend, GOP political operative Paul Erickson, who was allegedly involved in her scheme. So far, Erickson has not faced charges in DC. Erickson was indicted in February on...
  • Bomb-maker with IEDs in car sentenced to 19 years in prison, California DA says

    03/26/2019 6:56:55 AM PDT · by LibWhacker · 10 replies
    Sacramento Bee ^ | 3/25/19 | Jared Gilmour
    A man convicted of driving around Southern California with bombs he designed and built to kill in his car was sentenced on Monday to 19 years in state prison, prosecutors said. There is no doubt that he had the intent by his possession of these weapons to commit as much mass destruction as he could, Orange County District Attorney Todd Spitzer said at a news conference, describing 48-year-old Saleh Ali of Salinas as a wannabe terrorist. Before hearing his sentence, Ali insulted the judge and made an anti-Semitic remark about the prosecutor, NBC Los Angeles reports. Youre a cockroach, Ali...
  • Michael Cohen Gets 3 Years....

    12/12/2018 9:20:13 AM PST · by Trump_the_Evil_Left · 95 replies
    NBC News ^ | 12/12/18 | By Tom Winter, Hannah Rappleye, Jonathan Dienst and Minyvonne Burke
    An emotional Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's former lawyer and fixer, was sentenced Wednesday to 3 years after pleading guilty to nine federal charges stemming from his failure to report millions of dollars in income making secret payments to women who claimed they had affairs with Trump. One of the charges Cohen pleaded guilty to included a separate charge, stemming from Robert Mueller's probe into Tump's potential collusion with Russia, that he lied to Congress about his dealings with a proposed Trump Tower in Moscow.
  • Trump's ex-lawyer and fixer Michael Cohen sentenced to 3 years in prison

    12/12/2018 9:12:55 AM PST · by conservative98 · 27 replies
    CNBC ^ | Published 3 Mins Ago | Dan Mangan Kevin Breuninger
    Michael Cohen, the former personal lawyer and fixer for President Donald Trump, was sentenced Wednesday to three years in prison.
  • Jailed NASA scientist says he is being held hostage by Turkish government

    08/28/2018 4:04:04 AM PDT · by Texas Fossil · 20 replies
    Turkish Minute ^ | August 28, 2018 | TM
    Dr. Serkan Glge, a NASA scientist who was sentenced to seven years, six months in prison in February due to his alleged links to the Glen movement, has said he has been unlawfully kept behind bars for two years, which he says shows he is being held hostage by the Turkish government, the t24 news website reported on Tuesday. A dual citizen of the US and Turkey, Glge, 38, was detained as part of an investigation into the Glen movement, which the government accuses of masterminding a coup attempt on July 15, 2016, on July 23, 2016. He was arrested...
  • Leading Turkish human rights defender sentenced for Twitter post

    02/22/2018 11:47:50 AM PST · by Texas Fossil · 4 replies
    France 24 ^ | 2018-02-22 | Leela JACINTO
    A Turkish court on Wednesday sentenced Omer Faruk Gergerlioglu, one of the countrys leading human rights advocates, to two-and-a-half years in jail for a 2016 Twitter post advocating peace. A former head of Mazlumdar, a prominent Turkish human rights group, Gergerlioglu was sentenced for disseminating terrorist propaganda, a charge he denies.The 53-year-old human rights activist was sentenced for a message he posted on Twitter on October 9, 2016, when he downloaded a photograph of a World Peace Day demonstration featuring Kurdish mothers protesting behind two symbolic coffins, one draped in the Turkish flag and the other in a Kurdistan Workers...
  • Sweden: Man Sentenced For Eating Bacon In Front Of Muslims

    09/01/2017 6:27:57 PM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 61 replies
    A 53-year-old man from Stockholm has been convicted of offensive behaviour, as he among other things ate bacon in front of three women in hijab on a commuter train. It was on a commuter train in Stockholm, that the man began to eat bacon in front of three veiled women, reports marsta.nu. According to the prosecution, the man demonstrative began to chew the pork in front of the women, and then followed them when they changed seats. The whole thing lasted a few minutes. He apparently also has said that he hates Muslims and negroes. The man was prosecuted partly...
  • UK Man Sentenced For Offending Muslims On Police Facebook Page

    08/09/2016 6:03:21 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 18 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 08/09/16 | Raheem Kassam
    A man from Manchester in the United Kingdom has been sentenced to 180 hours unpaid work and a 12-month community order after posting comments that were said to be grossly offensive towards Muslims. Stephen Bennett, 39, reportedly took to the Greater Manchester Polices Facebook page to post comments concerning an Asian woman as well as another which was likely to be offensive to Muslims. While the Greater Manchester Police refused to disclose the details of the case to Breitbart London, he is said to have also written: Dont come over to this country and treat it like your own. Britain...
  • Montreal robber scarred by acid during botched heist sentenced to 12 years

    06/30/2016 5:53:20 AM PDT · by Colofornian · 14 replies
    Montreal Gazette ^ | June 29, 2016 | Paul Cherry
    A man whose face was left permanently scarred after the tables were turned on him when he and an accomplice tried to rob a jewelry store in Park Extension has been sentenced to a 12-year prison term. Richardson François, 31, received the sentence Wednesday afternoon during a hearing at the Montreal courthouse. Quebec Court Judge Hélène Morin mentioned the fact that François ‎remains heavily scarred by the nitric acid that was tossed in his face in January 2013 while reading from her judgment. But she did not list it as a mitigating factor when she explained how she reached the...
  • Sheldon Silver sentenced to 12 years for corruption schemes that netted him $4 million

    05/03/2016 3:39:41 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 30 replies
    NY Daily News ^ | 5/3/16 | Victoria Bekiempis, Stephen Rex Brown
    For two decades, Sheldon Silver served as one of the most powerful men in New York State. On Tuesday, a judge ordered he serve the next 12 years in prison.
  • Sacramento man sentenced to prison for beating dogs, threatening roommate

    05/17/2014 2:06:10 AM PDT · by LibWhacker · 8 replies
    Sacramento Bee ^ | 5/16/14 | Cathy Locke
    A Sacramento man accused of beating, choking and hanging his pet dogs has been sentenced to 15 years and six months in prison. A jury in March convicted Robert Lee Brian, 49, of three counts of felony animal cruelty, one count of assault and one count of criminal threat. He was sentenced Friday by Sacramento Superior Court Judge Steve White. Brian was arrested Oct. 7, 2013, for assaulting and threatening to shoot a female roommate after an early morning argument. After his arrest, Sacramento County Animal Care and Regulation received multiple complaints regarding the condition of Brians male pit bull...
  • Alec Baldwin stalker found guilty: Genevieve Sabourin sentenced to 210 days in jail

    11/14/2013 8:54:02 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 40 replies
    New York Daily News ^ | 11/14/2013 | SHAYNA JACOBS AND CORKY SIEMASZKO
    The obsessed French-Canadian actress who made Alec Baldwins life a living hell was found guilty Thursday of stalking and other charges. Genevieve Sabourin, who turned her trial into a circus when she heckled Baldwin and his wife Hilaria on the stand, stayed silent and looked glum as the judge declared her guilty on all counts and gave her a piece of his mind. You had no right to continue communications or pursue contact you knew to be unwanted and unwelcome, Manhattan Criminal Court Judge Robert Mandelbaum said. Your relentless and escalating campaign of threats and in person appearances in...
  • Ex-Detroit mayor sentenced to 28 years in prison for corruption (Kwame the K)

    10/10/2013 10:58:13 AM PDT · by RoosterRedux · 76 replies
    FoxNews.com ^ | 10/10/2013
    <p>Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick was sentenced Thursday to 28 years in prison for corruption, the apparent last step after a series of scandals destroyed his political career and helped steer a crisis-laden city even deeper into trouble.</p> <p>Kilpatrick, who served as mayor from 2002 until fall 2008, fattened his bank account by tens of thousands of dollars, traveled the country in private planes and even strong-armed his campaign fundraiser for stacks of cash hidden in her bra, according to evidence at trial.</p>
  • Manning sentenced to 35 years in WikiLeaks case

    08/21/2013 7:22:22 AM PDT · by Perdogg · 108 replies
  • Bicyclist sentenced for fatal S.F. crash

    08/16/2013 2:39:13 PM PDT · by Lonely Bull · 15 replies
    sfgate.com ^ | Thursday, August 15, 2013 | Ellen Huet
    A bicyclist who fatally struck a 71-year-old man who was crossing the street in San Francisco's Castro neighborhood was sentenced Thursday to three years of probation and 1,000 hours of community service. Chris Bucchere, 37, cut a deal with prosecutors last month, pleading guilty to felony vehicular manslaughter and avoiding a jury trial that could have exposed him to prison time if he had been convicted. The charge was the most serious ever brought in the U.S. against a cyclist in a fatal crash with a pedestrian, said District Attorney George Gascn. He said the victim's family did not want...
  • Bradley Manning sentenced to 90 years in prison

    08/06/2013 9:42:54 PM PDT · by Nachum · 31 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 8/6/13 | Josh Peterson
    U.S. Army Private First Class Bradley Mannings maximum prison sentence of 136 years was reduced to a maximum sentence of 90 years behind bars. Judge Denise Lind, an Army colonel, announced Mannings reduced sentence during a closed session at Ft. Meade, Md., on Tuesday. Lind agreed in part to a motion proposed by the defense to merge various charges against Manning. She merged two Espionage specifications for transmission of the Iraq and Afghan SigActs, the theft and transmission of the Guantanamo Bay Detainee Assessment Briefs (DABs), Kerry, Hagel and Russians Will Meet
  • Paroled Felon Sentenced To 35 Years For Occupy Oakland Shooting, Sex Assault

    01/24/2013 2:46:06 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 3 replies
    CBS San Francisco ^ | 1/24/13 | CBS SF
    OAKLAND (CBS SF) A paroled felon was sentenced Thursday to 35 years and eight months in state prison in connection with the fatal shooting death of a man near the former Occupy Oakland encampment in November 2011 and for a sexual assault that occurred five days later. Issac McDaniels, 32, of Oakland, had faced a potential life term for sexually assaulting a woman on 13th Avenue in Oakland on Nov. 15, 2011, but prosecutors dropped a kidnapping charge against him last November in exchange for him pleading no contest to four felonies. The charges are forced oral copulation and...
  • Former MO Governor Sentenced For Laundering Funds to Democrats

    07/09/2012 3:58:21 PM PDT · by Nachum · 13 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 7/9/12 | Jim Hoft
    Former Missouri Democrat Governor Roger Wilson was sentenced today for misusing money to make political donations. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported, via Free Republic: Former Missouri Gov. Roger Wilson was sentenced to probation in federal court here Monday for misusing money to make political donations. U.S. Magistrate Judge Mary Ann Medlers sentence was expected. Wilson faced probation to six months in prison under federal sentencing guidelines. His lawyer, Robert Haar, had asked for probation, citing his long public service record. After a lengthy investigation, Wilson was indicted in April on a misdemeanor insurance charge for laundering a total $8,000 in...