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  • Life plus 1,000 years: Cleveland kidnapper Ariel Castro sentenced

    August 1, 2013 | 11:07 am

    An Ohio judge on Thursday sentenced Cleveland kidnapper Ariel Castro to life in prison for abducting, raping and holding captive three women for as long as 11 years, and murder for forcing one of the women to abort her pregnancy.

    Cuyahoga County Judge Michael Russo imposed the...

  • Egypt’s Mubarak sentenced to life, protests erupt

    June 2, 2012 | 8:14 pm

    Hosni Mubarak, toppled by an uprising last year after 30 years ruling Egypt, was sentenced to life imprisonment on Saturday for his role in killing protesters after a trial that sets a precedent for holding Middle East autocrats to account.

    But it was not enough for thousands of...

  • Ex-soldier Anat Kamm sentenced for stealing classified documents

    October 31, 2011 | 9:13 am

    Former Israeli soldier Anat Kamm, who turned classified military documents over to a reporter, was sentenced to 54 months in jail.

    The 4.5-year sentence and 18-month probation, announced Sunday in Tel Aviv District Court, is much less than the 15 years requested by prosecutors.


  • N.Y. synagogue bomb plotter sentenced to 25 years

    September 8, 2011 | 12:36 pm

    The last of four men convicted last year in a bombing plot that included two New York synagogues received the minimum mandatory prison sentence, 25 years.

    At Wednesday’s sentencing, U.S. District Judge Colleen McMahon and the defendant, Laguerre Payen, questioned whether Payen fit...

  • Auschwitz sign stealer sentenced to prison

    December 30, 2010 | 9:33 am

    A Swedish neo-Nazi leader who organized the theft of the “Arbeit Macht Frei” sign from Auschwitz was sentenced to nearly three years in prison.

    A Polish court on Thursday sentenced Anders Hogstrom, who acted as a middleman between a neo-Nazi buyer and five Polish thieves, to 32...

  • Accused Iranian spy for Israel sentenced to death

    December 27, 2010 | 11:12 am

    An Iranian man accused of spying for Israel has been given a death sentence.

    Iranian news services reported the death sentence on Sunday. Iran’s Supreme Court must still approve the verdict, according to reports.

    Tehran’s chief prosecutor, Abbas Jafari Dowlatabadi, said that more...

  • Lebanon sentences Israel spies to death

    November 2, 2010 | 10:17 am

    A Lebanese military court sentenced three of the country’s citizens to death for spying for Israel.

    Two of the alleged spies had fled the country, reportedly for Israel, and were sentenced in absentia.  The third man, Jawdat el-Hakim, admitted to working for Israel for 10 years beginning in 1999, Ynet reported.

    The men can appeal the sentence to a higher court.

  • Former SS soldier sentenced to life

    March 23, 2010 | 10:48 am

    Former SS member Heinrich Boere was convicted and sentenced to life in prison for killing three civilians in Nazi-occupied Holland.

    Boere, 88, had admitted to the district court in Aachen, Germany, that he shot the three in 1944, but insisted he was following military orders and...

  • Madoff Gets 150 Years in Prison

    By JewishJournal.com

    June 29, 2009 | 12:41 pm

    by Jacob Berkman, JTA

    Bernard Madoff was sentenced to 150 years in jail, the maximum sentence allowed for his crimes.

    U.S. District Court Judge Denny Chin during Monday’s sentencing called Madoff’s crimes “staggering.”

    Madoff, 71, confessed to bilking investors of up to $65...

  • Community Briefs

    By Marc Ballon

    September 1, 2005 | 8:00 pm

    Fallout From Holy Day Ballot

    The Rosh Hashanah election fracas took another odd turn this week when Orange County officials placed the county's registrar of voters on paid administrative leave. Steve Rodermund, who has held the position since late 2003, was relieved of his duties...