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  • Justice
    Former candidate for D.C. office sentenced
    Recently, a former local candidate was before a judge to be sentenced, rather than to be sworn in.Jeff Smithwas beforeD.C. Superior Court JudgeAnita Josey-Herringaftermaking official false reports to the D.C.'s Office of Campaign Finance and...
  • Phaedra Parks and Apollo Nida
    ‘RHOA’ star Phaedra Parks could leave Apollo behind
    “The Real Housewives of Atlanta” star Phaedra Parks hasn’t said much after learning that her husband will be going to jail. He was sentenced earlier this week after pleading guilty to various charges, including identity theft and...
  • Apollo Nida
    Apollo Nida sentencing: 'The Real Housewives of Atlanta' star gets eight years
    If you've been watching “The Real Housewives of Atlanta,” you will know how crazy things are between Apollo Nida and Phaedra Parks. Nida allegedly tried to have an affair with Parks' fellow cast mate Kenya Moore. Much of the...
  • Apollo Nida and Phaedra Parks
    ‘RHOA’ star Apollo Nida works to get sentence reduced
    “The Real Housewives of Atlanta” star Apollo Nida is already a convicted felon, so when his name came up in an investigation, investigators were quick to check him out. He has been facing some fraud charges and he is scheduled to be...
  • Jordan Graham to be sentenced
    Bride killed husband by pushing him off cliff
    A new bride killed her husband by pushing him off a cliff at Glacier National Park during an argument. U.S. prosecutors seek a life sentence against her in sentencing hearing.Jordan Graham, 22, pleaded guilty to second degree murder after reaching...
  • Infomercial king sentenced to a decade behind bars
    Infomercial king Kevin Trudeau sentenced to 10 years
    Even if the name doesn't sound familiar, if you've watched a lot of late-night TV you will probably recognize Kevin Trudeau's face. Famous as the face of countless infomercials, Trudeau was sentenced on Monday to 10 years in federal...
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    Pennsylvania man receives maximum sentence for rape of 4-year-old boy
    On Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014 a Northampton County, Pa. judge ordered a 56-year-old man to spend the next 27 to 55 years in a state prison for the rape of a 4-year-old boy, The Morning Call reported.“I can find nothing that would suggest a...
  • Woman pleads no contest to statutory rape of boy
    Woman pleads no contest to statutory rape of boy
    An 18-year-old Jackson woman pleaded no contest Monday to rape charges, according to a Tuesday afternoon news release from the Jackson Police Department.Hannah Steiner entered a plea of no contest to two counts of statutory rape in connection with...
  • Former Union R-XI School District teachers convicted of rape
    Former teachers in Union School District convicted of drugged sexual assault
    In late May, Brad Julius, 30 and Matthew Rogers, 29, teachers at Union R-XI School District were charged with drugging and sexually assaulting an intoxicated female victim, 37. The victim reported that she was unknowingly drugged and then lost...
  • "Guilt By Association" starring Mercedes Ruehl
    'Guilt By Association' true-story movie based on mandatory minimum sentences
    "Guilt By Association" is a movie based on true events. The mandatory minimum sentences movie debuted on Court TV in 2002 starring Mercedes Ruehl. The real names were all changed in the film.The Kemba Smith and Amy Pofahl cases were most...
  • Some friendly sparring in the courtroom
    Martial Arts Champ also fights well in the Courtroom
    Jalal “Jay” Dallo has combined his passion for martial arts with his passion for law, by defending the rights of individuals in criminal and immigration matters. When he’s not in the Courtroom, Jay can usually be found at Martial...
  • Ariel Castro sentenced to life, no parol
    Ariel Castro sentenced to millennium in prison, apologizes to victim
    Ariel Castro was sentenced to life in prison without parole for 937 counts of rape, kidnapping, sexual assault and aggravated murder.Castro held three women captive in his home for more than a decade against their will and subjected them to...
  • Bradley Manning, what next?
    What is next for Bradley Manning?
    It could take weeks for the sentencing to be completeTop news coming in to a foggy San Francisco today is about Bradley Manning.Out of the 22 counts, Manning has now been convicted on 20 and the sentencing part of his court-martial begins today,...
  • Kiesha Curtis pleads guilty to abuse and neglect of pit bull puppy, Patrick
    Kiesha Curtis pleads guilty to abuse and neglect of pit bull puppy, Patrick
    After over two years of delays, a New Jersey woman charged in a high-profile case of animal neglect and abuse has pleaded guilty to all charges, avoiding a trial which was to begin on Tuesday afternoon.Kiesha Curtis, 29, was charged with three...
  • Former Cedartown attorney Miles Gammage sentenced
    Former Cedartown attorney Miles Gammage sentenced
    Former Cedartown attorney Miles Lamar Gammage was sentenced in U.S. District Court on Thursday to five years and 10 months in prison with three years’ supervised release.Gammage was also ordered to pay restitution to the various victims in...