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killer of navajo nation girl gets life prison sentence


a man who pleaded guilty to the murder and sexual assault of an 11-year-old girl on the largest american indian reservation was sentenced friday to life in prison in a case that drew national attention over abducted native american children.






top texas court reduces killer's death sentence to life


a man on death row for abducting a sheriff's deputy, keeping him handcuffed inside a patrol car trunk while demanding money from a bank and then killing the officer will serve life in prison instead after texas' highest criminal court reduced his sentence wednesday.






tribe: navajo code talker dies in new mexico


a navajo code talker who used the navajo language to outsmart the japanese in world war ii has died in new mexico, navajo nation officials said.






prosecutors ask for life sentence in nemtsov murder trial


moscow (ap) — prosecutors have asked a moscow court to send a man convicted in the assassination of opposition leader boris nemtsov to prison for life. a russian jury last month found five men guilty of involvement in the killing. prosecutors on wednesday asked the court to sentence the suspected killer, zaur dadayev, a former […]






top texas court reduces killer’s death sentence to life


houston (ap) — a man on death row for abducting a sheriff’s deputy, keeping him handcuffed inside a patrol car trunk while demanding money from a bank and then killing the officer will serve life in prison instead after texas’ highest criminal court reduced his sentence wednesday. the texas court of criminal appeals said executing […]






keeping coal benefits no one — not even an indian nation that depends on a power


to the editor: in the 1970s, i made several trips to northern arizona near the navajo nation and the coal-burning navajo generating station, then under construction. i was struck by the obvious lack of employment opportunities for the navajo and the hopi. apparently, not much has changed. (“trump...






blind cleric serving life sentence dies in federal prison


butner, n.c. (ap) — a federal prison official says a blind egyptian cleric serving a life sentence in the united states in connection with a failed plot to blow up landmarks in new york city has died. sheik omar abdel-rahman died early saturday. abdel-rahman was sentenced to life in prison after his 1995 conviction for […]






blind cleric serving life sentence dies in federal prison


butner, n.c. (ap) — a federal prison official says a blind egyptian cleric serving a life sentence in the united states in connection with a failed plot to blow up landmarks in new york city has died.






blind cleric serving life sentence dies in federal prison


a federal prison official says a blind egyptian cleric serving a life sentence in the united states in connection with a failed plot to blow up landmarks in new york city has died.






blind cleric serving life sentence dies in federal prison


a federal prison official says a blind egyptian cleric serving a life sentence in the united states in connection with a failed plot to blow up landmarks in new york city has died.






attorney for little falls killer files federal appeal


the attorney for convicted killer byron smith filed a petition in u.s. district court seeking to win his client’s release from a lifetime prison sentence.






attorney for little falls killer files federal appeal


the attorney for convicted killer byron smith filed a petition in u.s. district court seeking to win his client’s release from a lifetime prison sentence.






‘there is no blood on my hands’: convicted killer in 2005 lafayette murder plead


convicted killer scott dyleski might get a chance for an early exit from prison, thanks to a 2014 california supreme court ruling.






miss navajo nation contest is parting ways with fry bread


flagstaff, ariz. (ap) — the miss navajo nation pageant is parting ways with fry bread, the fluffy, golden brown delicacy that’s become a symbol of native american culture but is rooted in oppression. women vying for the crown this week in window rock will prepare traditional navajo foods instead, like blue corn mush or a […]






tribe says navajo code talker david patterson sr. has died in new mexico at 94


a navajo code talker who used his native language to outsmart the japanese in world war ii has died in new mexico, navajo nation officials said.






milwaukee man gets 7 years in prison after confessing in teen girl's 1982 death


a 51-year-old man who waited more than three decades to confess he killed a 13-year-old girl was sentenced friday to seven years in prison, the maximum a judge could impose. jose e. ferreira's sentence came almost 35 years to the day after he shoved carrie ann jopek down a flight of stairs at a...






blagojevich, unrepentant but bruised, reflects on prison life


federal inmate 40892-424 has his voice back. more than five years after he went to prison for corruption, disgraced former gov. rod blagojevich is speaking out for the first time since beginning his sentence. details of blagojevich's first prison interview were published online late monday by chicago...






oklahoma court upholds life prison sentence in woman’s death


oklahoma city (ap) — the oklahoma court of criminal appeals has upheld the life prison sentence of a 25-year-old man convicted of dropping a cinder block on a woman’s head to “put her out of her misery” after he had slashed her with a machete. the court handed down the decision thursday for joshua andrew […]






navajo nation officer dies after shooting; suspect caught


prewitt, n.m. (ap) — a police officer from the nation’s largest american indian reservation was killed in western new mexico and a suspect is in custody, federal officials said. navajo nation officer houston james largo, 27, was critically wounded after responding to a domestic violence call near the small town of prewitt, said frank a. […]






navajo nation opens new police substation at arizona casino


gallup, n.m. (ap) — the navajo nation has opened a new police substation at the tribe’s twin arrows casino and resort in northern arizona. the 15,000-square-foot (1,394-sq. meter) building will provide emergency response services for the resort and navajo communities in the area, including leupp and dilkon. the gallup independent (https://goo.gl/rzlbna ) reports that tribe’s […]






navajo nation backs federal amber alert legislation


window rock, ariz. (ap) — a panel of lawmakers on the nation’s largest american indian reservation is throwing its support behind federal legislation that would expand the amber alert child abduction emergency notification system to tribes across the u.s. one of the standing legislative committees on the navajo nation voted this week in favor of […]






new hope of freedom for those given mandatory life sentences as juveniles


not long ago, steven hawthorne did something he dared not do for more than three decades: hang a calendar near the top bunk of his prison cell and begin counting down the days to his release. convicted of murder, he had entered prison as a teenager with a full head of hair and a sentence of life...






milwaukee man receives 7-year sentence in girl's 1982 death


a 51-year-old man who confessed to killing a 13-year-old girl more than three decades after it happened has been sentenced to seven years in prison — the maximum possible.






man gets life in prison plus 50 years in student's slaying


a tennessee man has avoided a possible death penalty by agreeing to a sentence of life in prison plus 50 years for the kidnapping, rape and killing of nursing student holly bobo.






tenn. man gets life in prison plus 50 years in student's slaying


a tennessee man avoided a possible death penalty by agreeing saturday to a sentence of life in prison plus 50 years for the kidnapping, rape and killing of nursing student holly bobo.






navajo nation police officer critically wounded in shooting


a police officer from the largest u.s. indian reservation was critically wounded in a shooting early sunday while responding to a domestic violence call in western new mexico, the navajo nation and federal officials said.






killer in murder, arson at rosenberg’s bagels building sentenced to life in pris


the man convicted last month of killing a 29-year-old denver man and setting his five points apartment on fire last year was sentenced friday to life in prison with no chance of parole.






man who threw baby off bridge facing possible life sentence


a connecticut man who killed his 7-month-old son when he threw the boy off a 90-foot-high bridge is facing a possible life prison sentence.






man to get life in prison for deadly stockton bank heist


a california man who used a woman to shield himself from a spray of bullets fired by officers following a deadly bank robbery and car chase is expected to receive a sentence on tuesday sending him to prison for the rest of his life.






the latest: feds seek justice in navajo officer's killing


the latest on the fatal shooting of a navajo nation police officer in new mexico (all times local):






man faces life in prison for indianapolis officer’s killing


indianapolis (ap) — a man who pleaded guilty to fatally shooting an indianapolis police officer is facing life in prison for that killing. a marion county judge is scheduled to sentence 27-year-old major davis ii on thursday to life in prison without the possibility of parole. davis pleaded guilty last week to murder in the […]






mckee's lawyers want appellate court to reconsider her life sentence


lawyers representing bethany mckee plan to ask an appellate court to reconsider its decision upholding mckee's life sentence. mckee, 22, was sentenced to life in prison in 2014 after being found guilty of murder in the strangulation deaths of terrance rankins and eric glover. the two joliet men...






navajo officer’s death reflects dangers for tribal officers


"the violence we are seeing is showing our officers are not only stretched thin, but they also are facing challenges with the vastness of the area," says a navajo nation legislator.






life sentence upheld for father who tossed girl into creek


freehold, n.j. (ap) — a new jersey appeals court has upheld the life sentence of a man who threw his 2-year-old daughter into a creek while she was strapped into her car seat and weighed down by a tire jack. a two-judge panel ruled wednesday that 32-year-old arthur morgan iii did not receive an excessive […]






navajo nation police officer critically wounded in shooting


prewitt, n.m. (ap) — a police officer from the largest u.s. indian reservation was critically wounded in a shooting early sunday while responding to a domestic violence call in western new mexico, the navajo nation and federal officials said. the fbi said a suspect was in custody, but no other details were immediately released. an […]