A judge sentenced a South Carolina woman to 20 years in prison Friday for killing her 6-week-old daughter with what prosecutors say was an overdose of morphine delivered through her breast milk.
A prosecutor said Stephanie Greene, 39, was a nurse and knew the dangers of taking painkillers while... more »
DERIDDER, La. (AP) - A DeRidder man has been sentenced to 20 years in prison in the 2008 death of a toddler. Clarence Taylor pleaded guilty to manslaughter as part of an agreement with prosecutors. State District Judge C. Kerry Anderson sentenced Taylor Thursday. He had initially been charged with... more »
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - A 41-year-old man has been sentenced to 20 years in prison in the 2007 killing and robbery of a Folsom-area man at a Baton Rouge motel. Michael Gillam was charged with second-degree murder, but pleaded guilty to manslaughter in May to the Sept. 8, 2007,... more »
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - A Baton Rouge man who pleaded guilty in June to alcohol-related vehicular homicide charges in a fiery Interstate 10 crash that killed five members of a Georgia family in 2009 has been sentenced to 20 years in prison. State District Judge Trudy White told 32-year-old... more »
GULFPORT, Miss. (AP) - A 73-year-old Louisiana man has been sentenced to 20 years for manslaughter in the fatal shooting of 42-year-old Sonya Nelson of Gulfport on July 13, 2009. A Harrison County jury deliberated about five hours Thursday and was unable to reach a verdict on an indicted charge... more »
LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) - A Lake Charles man who robbed and severely beat two men last year has been sentenced to 20 years in prison. Bryan Keith Pyle received two consecutive 10-year terms for his guilty pleas to two counts of second-degree robbery. He also was ordered Thursday to... more »