What to know about the prison sentence for a movie armorer in a fatal shooting by Alec Baldwin

[ad_1] SANTA FE, N.M. — A movie weapons armorer received the maximum sentence of 18 months in jail for involuntary manslaughter in the fatal shooting of a cinematographer by Alec Baldwin on a Western movie set, as authorities now turn their focus on prosecution of Baldwin himself. A New Mexico judge on Monday found that … Read more

Gun supervisor for ‘Rust’ movie to be sentenced for fatal shooting by Alec Baldwin on set

[ad_1] SANTA FE, N.M. — A movie weapons supervisor is facing up to 18 months in prison for the fatal shooting of a cinematographer by Alec Baldwin on the set of the Western film “Rust,” with her sentencing scheduled for Monday in a New Mexico state court. Movie armorer Hannah Gutierrez-Reed was convicted in March … Read more

Prosecutors: South Carolina prison supervisor took $219,000 in bribes; got 173 cellphones to inmates

[ad_1] COLUMBIA, S.C. — A supervisor who managed security at a South Carolina prison accepted more than $219,000 in bribes over three years and got 173 contraband cellphones for inmates, according to federal prosecutors. Christine Mary Livingston, 46, was indicted earlier this month on 15 charges including bribery, conspiracy, wire fraud and money laundering. Livingston … Read more

Los Angeles County’s troubled juvenile halls get reprieve, can remain open after improvements

[ad_1] LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles County’s troubled juvenile detention facilities, on the verge of shutting down over safety issues and other problems, can remain open, state regulators decided Thursday. The Board of State and Community Corrections voted to lift its “unsuitable” designation for Barry J. Nidorf Juvenile Hall in Sylmar and Central Juvenile Hall … Read more

University of Washington football player arrested, charged with raping 2 women

[ad_1] SEATTLE — A University of Washington football player has been arrested and charged with raping two women in Seattle and court documents say he played in two College Football Playoff games for the school after at least one of the allegations was known to the university. Seattle police officers arrested 18-year-old Tylin “Tybo” Rogers … Read more

Facing likely prison sentences, Michigan school shooter’s parents seek mercy from judge

[ad_1] PONTIAC, Mich. — The parents of a Michigan school shooter are asking a judge to keep them out of prison as they face sentencing for their role in an attack that killed four students in 2021. Jennifer and James Crumbley are scheduled to appear in court Tuesday for the close of a pioneering case: … Read more

Actor Jonathan Majors avoids jail time for assaulting his ex-girlfriend

[ad_1] NEW YORK — Actor Jonathan Majors has been ordered to complete a yearlong counseling program but avoided jail time Monday for assaulting his ex-girlfriend in a high-profile case that derailed the once-promising star’s career. The 34-year-old star of “Creed III” and other films had faced up to a year behind bars after he was … Read more

6 inmates who sued New York over its prison lockdown order will get to view solar eclipse after all

[ad_1] NEW YORK — Six inmates who sued New York’s corrections department over its decision to lock down prisons during next Monday’s total solar eclipse will get to watch the celestial event after all. Lawyers for the six men incarcerated at the Woodbourne Correctional Facility in upstate New York said Thursday that they’ve reached a … Read more

British billionaire Joe Lewis may dodge prison time at his sentencing for insider trading

[ad_1] NEW YORK — British billionaire Joe Lewis, whose family trust owns the Tottenham Hotspur soccer club, is set to be sentenced Thursday after pleading guilty to insider trading and conspiracy charges in New York. Federal prosecutors in Manhattan had plenty of stern words to say about the 87-year-old’s crimes in court papers, but they … Read more

Alex Murdaugh gets 40 years in federal prison for stealing from clients and his law firm

[ad_1] CHARLESTON, S.C. — For maybe the last time, Alex Murdaugh, in a prison jumpsuit instead of the suit he used to wear, shuffled into a courtroom Monday in South Carolina and was sentenced to 40 years in federal prison. Murdaugh was punished — this time in federal court — for stealing from clients and … Read more