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Stephanie Lazarus, former LAPD detective, sentenced to 27 years to life in ... - CBS News

The former Los Angeles police detective convicted of murdering her ex-lover's wife in 1986 was sentenced Friday to 27 years to life in prison.


Teen gets 21 years in prison for killing gay classmate

Brandon McInerney

A teenager who fatally shot a gay classmate in the back of the head at an Oxnard middle school was sentenced Monday to 21 years in prison. A Los Angeles County judge issued the sentence a month after Brandon McInerney agreed to plead guilty to second-degree murder and voluntary manslaughter in the death of classmate Larry King.


'Barefoot Bandit' Gets Seven Years in Prison

Barefoot Bandit

The 20-year-old "Barefoot Bandit" was sentenced Friday to more than seven years in prison after pleading guilty to dozens of charges. Colton Harris-Moore gained international notoriety while evading police across America in stolen planes, boats and cars during a two-year crime spree.


Conrad Murray sentenced to four years behind bars

Conrad Murray Trial

The doctor who was convicted in the overdose death of Michael Jackson was sentenced to the maximum four years behind bars Tuesday in a finale to the tormented saga of the King of Pop. Dr. Conrad Murray sat stoically with his hands crossed as Superior Court Judge Michael Pastor repeatedly chastised him for what he called a "horrific violation of trust" while caring for Jackson.


Teen Gets 21 Years In Jail For Shooting Gay Classmate

Teen Gets 21 Years In Jail For Shooting Gay Classmate

Brandon McInerney was sentenced to 21 years in jail on Monday for the 2008 brutal slaying of his gay classmate, Larry King. McInerney was 14 when he pulled a gun from his backpack and shot King, 15, twice in the back of the head, later claiming that he believed the boy was flirting with him.


Former Obama fundraiser Rezko gets 10-year sentence

A U.S. judge on Tuesday sentenced Antoin "Tony" Rezko, a former Chicago fundraiser for President Barack Obama, to 10-1/2 years in prison for corruption and extortion.


Lil Wayne pleads to attempted gun possession

Lil Wayne, who owned last year's best-selling album and is currently No. 1 on the pop charts, pleaded guilty to attempted weapon possession on Thursday, and expects to receive a one-year jail sentence....


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