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Former Sportscaster Don Tollefson Sentenced To 2-4 Years In State Prison

Former sportscaster Don Tollefson will spend two to four years behind bars in state prison.

03/25/2015

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Atlantic City Man Sentenced In Heroin Distribution Plot

At Atlantic City man has been sentenced to 120 months in prison for his role in a conspiracy to distribute heroin along with a gang leader.

01/27/2015

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Harrisburg Man Gets Prison Time For Pipe Bomb Manufacture

Fifty-three-year-old Frederick Rice of Harrisburg was sentenced Monday in Centre County.

01/26/2015

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Public Shaming May Be Legal Punishment

Is public shaming as a punishment for breaking the law legal?

06/10/2014

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West Philadelphia Man Sentenced in Hot Coffee Attack Case

A West Philadelphia man has been sentenced to prison for a devastating attack on a donut shop worker.

04/15/2014

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Man Sentenced In Pizza Shop Attack

A suspect who viciously attacked a father, for no apparent reason, as he dined in a West Philadelphia pizza shop with his wife and five-year-old son, will now spend seven-and-a-half to 15 years behind bars for his crime.

04/08/2014

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Former Philly Health Dept. Employee Who Turned To Crime Gets Cut A Break At Sentencing

The defendant acknowledges her arrest was the best thing that could have happened to her.

03/22/2014

Guidelines For A Sentence Of ‘House Arrest’

When does someone get sentenced to house arrest?

02/12/2014

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York Man Gets Long Sentence For Crack House Slaying

York County prosecutors said the victim was gunned down after arguing with Bruce Williams Jr. about the quality of the crack cocaine he had purchased.

12/20/2013

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Last Defendant Sentenced In Murder Of Bucks County Musician

The last of five defendants in the slaying of a popular suburban Philadelphia musician has been sentenced to 52 to 104 years in prison.

12/16/2013

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Pa. Man Gets Jail Time For Money Laundering, Wire Fraud

David Rothman, a Penn State graduate and who made $600,000 in 2011, pleaded guilty to charges of money laundering and wire fraud in March 2013.

11/14/2013

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Philadelphia Man Sentenced To 24 Years In Jail For Trafficking Minors

Officials say Craig Johnson, a/k/a “Geez,” operated a prostitution venture in Philadelphia where he allegedly recruited two juveniles to work as prostitutes.

11/13/2013

Suspect Antoinette Pelzer

Woman Sentenced To 80 Years For AC Tourist Stabbing Case

A homeless woman who admitted fatally stabbing two Canadian tourists in Atlantic City, N.J., during an attempted street robbery last year faces was sentenced to 80 years behind bars Thursday afternoon.

10/24/2013

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Presentencing Investigation

After the guilty verdict or plea but before sentencing, officers conduct what’s called a presentencing investigation in which they find out about the character of the defendant.

10/14/2013

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Philadelphia Mobster Sentenced To 11 Years For Racketeering

Reputed mob soldier Damion Canalichio has been sentenced to 11 years in prison for racketeering, a break from the 20 years sought by federal prosecutors.

07/16/2013

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