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4 men get prison in death of 96-year-old

BUFFALO (AP) — Four men have been sentenced to prison for a fatal attack on a 96-year-old World War II veteran inside his home. Two of the men, 18-year-old Shaquar Pratcher and 23-year-old Elhajji Eshabazz, were sentenced Wednesday to 25 ...

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Woman resentenced for punching Wal-Mart worker

BATAVIA — A 28-year-old woman has been given a court-ordered one-year sentence for punching a 70-year-old cashier at a western New York Wal-Mart on Christmas Eve 2011. The Daily News of Batavia reported that Jacquetta Simmons was resentenced Monday after ...

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Sentence stands for doc who defrauded patients

The sentence of a former doctor who falsely enticed patients needing organ transplants will stand. The U.S. District Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit ruled there were no errors in sentencing guidelines used at the district court level, but that they would not have been considered harmless if found to be correct.

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Court Transfer: People v. Ott

Appellate Division, Fourth Department Court Transfer Sentence People v. Ott  KA 06-01424  Appealed from Monroe County Court Background: The defendant was convicted of murder second degree and assault first degree. The case was originally in state supreme court but was ...

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US executions drop by 12 percent in 2010

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The number of executions in the United States dropped 12 percent in 2010, and the number of people sentenced to die is nearing historic lows, a report from an anti-capital punishment group says.

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Sentence: People v. Owens

Appellate Division, Fourth Department   Sentence Life Without Parole People v. Owens KA 07-00578 Appealed from Monroe County Court Background: The defendant was convicted of first-degree murder and received a sentence of life without parole. On appeal he challenged the sufficiency ...

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Alden man sentenced for threatening witness

Chad Koschuk, 40, of Alden, Erie County, has been sentenced to 18 months in jail by Chief U.S. District Judge William M. Skretny. Koschuk was convicted by a jury July 22 of threatening to retaliate against a witness ...

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Killer’s sentence slightly reduced

BUFFALO — Fifteen years after seeing their son’s killer acquitted of murder, Melanie and Horace Gasper were in court again Wednesday, this time to hear his apology and see him sentenced to 24 years in prison.

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