TACOMA . (AP) — A woman was sentenced to six months in confinement for raping a 12-year-old boy who was one of her students at a Tacoma middle school. Keshia Shaw was sentenced Tuesday in Pierce County Superior Court and given credit for four months served in jail since pleading guilty in October to child rape. Judge…More
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BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A 41-year-old Boise man who pleaded guilty to placing a Craigslist ad offering sex with a 3-year-old girl that he also sexually abused has been sentenced to 30 years in federal prison. The Idaho Statesman reports Jason Lloyd Schaber was sentenced Tuesday for sexual exploitation of children and felony distribution of…More
The Associated Press YAKIMA — A 17-year-old gang member has been sentenced to nearly 50 years in prison for an unprovoked 2010 shooting at a Yakima gas station that left a rival gang member and his girlfriend wounded. The Yakima Herald-Republic reports that Yakima County Superior Court Judge David Elofson handed down the sentence Friday against Cesar…More
The Associated Press A Washington state man who beat a neighbor’s dog with a hatchet after luring it with treats has been sentenced to six months in jail. The Pierce County prosecutor’s office says 55-year-old Ricky Knowles was sentenced Monday after pleading guilty in July to first-degree animal cruelty. Prosecutors say Orting police were called after neighbors saw…More
The Associated Press TACOMA – A Superior Court judge in Tacoma has sentenced a man to 29 years in prison in the death of his girlfriend’s 2-year-old daughter. The Pierce County prosecutor’s office says Charles Mann was babysitting Najaiyla Lowe and the couple’s 2-month-old baby while the children’s mother worked on the night of May 9, 2011….More
The Associated Press OLYMPIA – An Army sergeant has been given a 10-year sentence for setting his wife’s legs on fire with lighter fluid and a match. A jury earlier this month convicted 35-year-old Duane Rader of first-degree arson, felony harassment, unlawful imprisonment and assault. He was acquitted of attempted murder. Rader was sentenced Tuesday. Heather Rader testified she…More