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U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement said Jesse Herrera was sentenced Monday following his arrest in February at Los Angeles International Airport.
A 72-year-old Fresno man was sentenced Monday to three years in federal prison after pleading guilty to money laundering charges.
Kevin Lauricella, 29, of Thousand Oaks was also ordered to pay $5.7 million in restitution to Bank of America and forfeit the home that he bought with some of the bribe money, prosecutors said.
A Hattiesburg man was sentenced Monday in U.S. District Court to 15 years in federal prison for production of child pornography and 7 years for possession of child pornography.
Another player in former attorney Scott Rothstein's $1.2 billion Ponzi fraud has faced the music for his role in the scam.
Sharon Cyr, 57, holds a photograph of her companion, David Clark, who passed away last year.
When former Sen. Ernie Newton campaigned door-to-door recently here in his hometown, not a single person asked about the federal prison term he served on felony charges in a political corruption scandal.
Tens of thousands of federal inmates serving time for drug crimes may be eligible for early release under a cost-cutting proposal adopted Friday that would dramatically reduce the nation's prison population over time.
In a lawsuit filed Friday, former business partners accused convicted kids-for-cash attorney Robert Powell of misleading them into business decisions that led to major financial losses.
Stanislaus County Clerk-Recorder Karen Mathews stands by a statue of Lady Justice at the Stanislaus County Courthouse after a verdict was reached in 1997 involving nine people accused of beating her.
A former Miami-Dade County corrections officer and three others have been sentenced for operating an identity theft and tax fraud ring using identities of current and former prisoners.
A southeast Nebraska man has been sentenced to 23 years in federal prison for producing child pornography.
According to documents filed by his attorneys last September, the 61-year-old Whittemore suffers from diabetes, peripheral neuropathy, high blood pressure and heart disease.
ADVANCE FOR USE SUNDAY, JULY 20, 2014, AND THEREAFTER- In this June 20, 2014 photo, Scott Walker speaks during an interview at the federal prison in Greenville, Ill.
Decades of tough drug laws have contributed to a dramatic rise in the federal prison population, with inmates serving more time behind bars.
LeAnne Morman is an Omaha native. Always interested in news and current events, she caught the broadcasting bug early at 16, when she began anchoring the morning newscasts at Omaha Northwest High School.
Updated: Tue Jul 22, 2014 01:10 am
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