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1 year 6 months ago

Man gets life in prison for fatal stabbing

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) - A 30-year-old man who was convicted in a fatal stabbing near Grand Junction has been sentenced to life in prison. The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel reports District Judge Brian Flynn sentenced Julio Ortiz on Friday and added another 146 years on habitual criminal charges. Ortiz...

1 year 9 months ago

Marijuana clinic owner gets prison term

LOS ANGELES (AP) - A Southern California man has been sentenced to 10 years in federal prison for running what prosecutors claim was an illegal pot business that only pretended to be legitimate under California's medical marijuana law. Aaron Sandusky of Rancho Cucamonga was sentenced Monday for conspiracy and possession...

3 years 2 months ago

Marijuana patient charged

A Colorado Springs man faces up to 12 years in prison for allegedly having too many pot plants in his house. Court documents say the police never found Bob Crouse's medical marijuana records and they believe he intended to sell the pot. But Crouse says he used the marijuana to...

3 years 5 months ago

Stroud sentenced to life

News First 5 has confirmed with the El Paso County's District Attorney's Office that Jason Lee Stroud, 32 was sentenced to a Life sentence without the possibility of parole. Jason Lee Stroud was convicted of stabbing 59-year-old Terry Stroud, to death on May 3 2010 in the 2900 block...

3 years 6 months ago

Man gets 6 years in prison in Denver slaying

DENVER (AP) - A man convicted in a fatal shooting at a restaurant near Denver's 16th Street pedestrian mall has been sentenced to six years in prison. Forty-two-year-old Yan De Yang received the maximum sentence Friday. Jurors convicted him earlier this year of manslaughter and third-degree assault in...

3 years 6 months ago

Vasquez sentenced to 56 years for two homicides

A man convicted of shooting and killing two teens during a fight in 2009 has been sentenced to two terms in prison of 28 years each. Juan Vasquez must serve those sentences consecutively, or one after the other. The fight, which started over an iPod, involved several people.

3 years 9 months ago

Man sentenced in 1968 hijacking

NEW YORK (AP) - A U.S. citizen convicted of hijacking a plane from New York to Cuba four decades ago has been sentenced to 15 years in prison. Luis Armando Pena Soltren was sentenced Tuesday in federal court in Manhattan. Authorities say he and co-defendants brought pistols and knives...

3 years 9 months ago

Colorado man sentenced in Haiti abuse

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) - A Colorado man has been sentenced to nearly 20 years in prison for sexually abusing children at a school that he founded in Haiti. Federal Judge Janet Bond Arterton in New Haven imposed the 19 years and 7 months sentence Tuesday on Douglas Perlitz,...

3 years 10 months ago

Man sentenced to life in prison in 1977 murder

GREELEY, Colo. (AP) - A Florida man convicted of killing a woman 33 years ago in Colorado has been sentenced to life in prison. Fifty-two-year-old Marcello Maldonado Perez of Port Charlotte, Fla., was sentenced Thursday after a jury in Greeley convicted him of first-degree murder, kidnapping and sexual assault. Prosecutors...

4 years 3 months ago

Child porn ring sentenced in indianapolis

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - A federal judge in Indiana has sentenced four members of a major international online child pornography ring to prison, including a high-ranking administrator of the group's website. Officials have said the group ran the Cache, an online message board where members shared millions of pornographic images...

4 years 4 months ago

Palin hacker to be sentenced

A judge set a Sept. 24 sentencing date for a former University of Tennessee student convicted of hacking Sarah Palin's e-mail as the Republican campaigned for vice president in 2008. Records show 22-year-old David Kernell faces a possible prison sentence of 15 to 21 months. He was found guilty...

4 years 4 months ago

2 men tied to Darrent Williams trial sentenced

Two men who refused to testify in the trial of a man convicted in the death of Denver Broncos cornerback Darrent Williams have been sentenced to 12 months each in jail for contempt of court. Twenty-one-year-old Kataina "Markie" Jackson-Keeling and 22-year-old Mario Anderson were also sentenced Thursday to 90...

4 years 6 months ago

Father sentenced in abuse of infant son

A Colorado Springs man will spend 25 years behind bars, for leaving his son brain-damaged. 25-year-old Michael Anthony Douglas received the sentence Monday, after he was convicted of abuse in January. Authorities say Douglas hit his son back in 2007, when he was less than a month old. The...

4 years 7 months ago

Teen sentenced in wrestling death

An Ohio teenager who killed a juvenile detention center guard by kneeing him in the chest while wrestling has been sentenced to seven years in prison. Eighteen-year-old Hubert Morgan pleaded guilty in January to voluntary manslaughter. He was sentenced Monday in Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Court. Cuyahoga Hills Juvenile...

4 years 7 months ago

Drug law change considered

Drug users could end up spending less time behind bars to free up more money for treatment under an overhaul of the state's drug laws being pushed by bipartisan group of lawmakers. The bill introduced Tuesday also has the support of prosecutors, public defenders and Attorney General John Suthers....

4 years 8 months ago

Man sentenced for kidnapping and assault

A man convicted of assault. robbery and kidnapping was sentenced Wednesday to 63 and a half years in prison. Timothy Clapp knocked 59-year-old Garnett Wright unconscious in the parking lot of a Colorado Springs Target. He tied her up, but she was later able to escape and call police. ...

5 years 4 days ago

States letting inmates cut even more prison time

Prisoners who behave behind bars and participate in treatment classes are increasingly winning extra time off their sentences. States under pressure to erase budget deficits and ease prison overcrowding are increasing the amount of time inmates can deduct from their terms behind bars when they take classes including job training...

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