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By Arthur Hirsch, The Baltimore Sun | January 31, 2014
A former employee at the Maryland School for the Deaf was sentenced Friday to seven years in prison for sexually abusing two girls at the school. Clarence Cepheus Taylor III, 38, showed no emotion as Howard County Circuit Judge William V. Tucker pronounced the sentence after a three-hour hearing. A young man seated in the spectator's gallery stood up quickly, shouted in protest and stormed out of the courtroom. Taylor, who worked as a school aide, was found guilty in a jury trial in November of two counts of child sexual abuse for inappropriately touching a 10-year-old girl and a 12-year-old girl at the Columbia campus.
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By Darren M. Allen and Darren M. Allen,Sun Staff Writer | April 22, 1994
Timothy Cumberland was sentenced yesterday to spend 40 years in prison for the murder of a Westminster man he didn't shoot."This case is significant, because it is the first drug-related murder here," Carroll Circuit Judge Raymond E. Beck Sr. said as he suspended all but 40 years of a life sentence he imposed on Cumberland for the fatal shooting of Gregory Lamont Howard on Jan. 28, 1993."
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By Sheridan Lyons and Glenn Small and Sheridan Lyons and Glenn Small,Sun Staff Writers | October 19, 1994
An article in yesterday's editions about two court cases in Towson stated incorrectly that a Rosedale woman was sentenced to three years in jail for having killed her abusive husband. In fact, she was sentenced to two years in prison.The Sun regrets the error.While critics condemned one Baltimore County judge for giving an 18-month jail term to a man who killed his unfaithful wife in a drunken rage, another judge handed a sentence twice as long yesterday to a woman who set her husband on fire after 11 years of alleged physical and mental abuse.
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By Dennis O'Brien and Dennis O'Brien,Staff Writer | November 24, 1993
A month after being sentenced to 26 years for child sex abuse, Ronald Walter Price is asking for limited freedom.Anne Arundel Circuit Judge Eugene M. Lerner said yesterday he will consider a request by Price's attorneys to modify the 26-year sentence he imposed Oct. 14 by reducing the term or letting their client serve under house arrest.Price, 48, was convicted of three counts of child sex abuse. Three victims testified during the two-day jury trial that they had sexual relations with Price while students at Northeast High School and he was a social studies teacher there.
BUSINESS
By Bloomberg News | June 29, 2007
MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- HealthSouth Corp. founder Richard M. Scrushy was sentenced to six years and 10 months in prison for bribing former Alabama Gov. Donald Siegelman in a scheme to steer business to the company. U.S. District Judge Mark Fuller handed down the sentence yesterday, a year after a jury convicted Scrushy, 54, and Siegelman, 61. Fuller sentenced Siegelman to seven years and four months. The judge denied their requests for bail while they appeal their sentences. At the end of yesterday's hearing, both men were taken into custody.
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By Sheridan Lyons and Sheridan Lyons,Sun Staff Writer | April 21, 1994
Calling a Bowleys Quarters man "an extremely serious engine of destruction," a Baltimore County judge yesterday piled maximum consecutive sentences totaling 50 years on him for shooting at a police officer last June 28.A jury convicted Steven Michael Maggio, 33, of the first block of Starwood Court, in March of attempted second-degree murder and use of a handgun in an attack on Officer David Rose, who was not injured. The panel deadlocked on the charge of first-degree attempted murder.Judge John F. Fader II imposed maximum consecutive 30- and 20-year terms on the two convictions, both consecutive to a five-year sentence Maggio is serving for a parole violation.
NEWS
December 1, 1994
If a man convicted of second-degree murder is serving 18 months on work release in Baltimore County, why is Richard W. Bollinger serving 20 years for attempted second-degree murder in Carroll County? So asked Bollinger in a letter last week to Carroll County Circuit Judge Raymond E. Beck Sr., who sentenced him.Perhaps this convicted Carroll County felon has unwittingly exposed another problem with the lenient sentence that Baltimore County Circuit Court Judge Robert E. Cahill Sr. recently imposed on Kenneth Peacock for murdering his wife.
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By Darren M. Allen and Darren M. Allen,Staff writer | February 19, 1992
The final member of what the State's Attorney Office termed a Florida-to-Carroll County cocaine ring is expected to be sentenced tomorrowin Circuit Court.Henry Hernandez of Miami faces sentencing on a conspiracy conviction stemming from a plea agreement with the State'sAttorney's Office, in which charges against him, his brother and hissister-in-law under Maryland's drug kingpin statutes were dropped.Henry Hernandez, his brother Fernando Hernandez, 28, and Fernando's wife, Bonnie, were indicted by a county grand jury in January on charges that they ran the cocaine ring.
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By Sarah Schaffer and Sarah Schaffer,SUN STAFF | November 10, 2004
A Laurel woman jailed since April without bond in the shooting death of her abusive husband was convicted yesterday of manslaughter and will serve no more time behind bars. Circuit Judge Paul A. Hackner sentenced Laura Ann Rogers, 36, to 10 years in prison - the maximum penalty - but reduced her sentence to time served plus five years' supervised probation. Hackner also ordered psychological counseling for Rogers and her three children. After sentencing, Hackner told Rogers that he believed "horrible" mitigating circumstances - and her defense attorney's claim that she suffered from battered spouse syndrome - were enough to warrant releasing the woman.
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