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A laser pointer.

L.A. man gets 2½ years for laser at aircraft

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Federal prosecutors say a Los Angeles man has been sentenced to 2½ years in prison after pleading guilty to pointing a laser at a police helicopter and a small plane.

03/26/2013

Lawsuit: child molester should buy victim’s house

ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — The parents of a young Pennsylvania girl who was sexually molested by their neighbor have sued the man in a bid to force him to buy their house.

03/21/2013

Family Research Council (AP Photo)

Man guilty in Family Research Council shooting

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Virginia man has pleaded guilty to wounding a security guard at the Washington headquarters of a conservative Christian lobbying group, a shooting that made headlines in part because the gunman was carrying 15 Chick-fil-A sandwiches.

02/07/2013

Randy Travis

Randy Travis admits driving drunk, gets probation

SHERMAN, Texas (AP) — Randy Travis pleaded guilty to driving while intoxicated Thursday in a case that began last summer when the country music star was found naked after crashing his Pontiac Trans Am.

02/01/2013

Bret Lewis

Unfamiliar with the concept

Now back in 2011 Vancouver won the Stanley Cup. And the locals promptly rioted. They’re still sorting out the legal mess. And you won’t believe who is the latest person to plead guilty!

01/10/2013

Ex-Lynwood school official gets prison term

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A former Lynwood school official who misappropriated $700,000 in district money has been sentenced to eight years in state prison.

01/04/2013

Doctor gets year in prison for $11M Medicare fraud

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Southern California doctor has been sentenced to prison for an $11 million Medicare scheme that paid kickbacks to patients recruited on Skid Row.

12/19/2012

Ex-police officer pleads guilty to grand theft

FULLERTON, Calif. (AP) — A former Southern California police officer has pleaded guilty to stealing more than $60,000 from a law enforcement football organization that raised money for youth scholarships.

12/19/2012

BP to pay US billions for Gulf spill | VIDEO

NEW ORLEANS (AP) – A person familiar with the deal says oil giant BP has agreed to pay a criminal penalty in the billions of dollars for the 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of […]

11/15/2012

LA man pleads guilty to pointing laser at aircraft

LOS ANGELES (AP) – A Los Angeles man has pleaded guilty to pointing a laser at aircraft. Federal prosecutors say 19-year-old Adam Gardenhire of North Hollywood pleaded guilty Monday to a federal offense. He faces […]

10/31/2012

'Little czar' in Ohio school drug ring gets prison

LEBANON, Ohio (AP) – A teenager convicted of selling up to $20,000 worth of high-grade marijuana a month to high school students in southwestern Ohio has been sentenced Monday to serve six months to three […]

10/22/2012

Mass. woman could get 30 years for posing as boy

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. (AP) – A Massachusetts woman who authorities say posed as a teenage boy to prey on a West Virginia girl could face up to 30 years in prison. Twenty-five-year-old Carissa Hads, of Quincy, […]

10/10/2012

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