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January 27, 2014 at 5:23 PM

Woman sentenced to 5 years for ecoterrorism fires

The Associated Press PORTLAND — A woman accused of taking part in ecoterrorism firebombings has been sentenced to five years in prison. Rebecca Rubin pleaded guilty to conspiracy and arson in October. U.S. District Judge Ann Aiken in Portland said Monday that Rubin showed contrition and lived in “an emotional prison cell” during her seven years as a fugitive…


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June 22, 2012 at 10:14 AM

Last to be sentenced in UW horticulture center arson given 4 years in prison

A California violin teacher was sentenced this morning to four years in prison for her role in the $6 million arson at the University of Washington’s Center for Urban Horticulture in 2001. Briana Waters, 36, who was sentenced in U.S. District Court in Tacoma, was given credit for 37 months and will serve the remainder in a federal…


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