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Calling Killer Nanny ‘Pure Evil,’ Judge Sentences Her To Life in Prison

Calling the New York City nanny who stabbed a 2-year-old boy and a 6-year-old girl to death “pure evil,” a judge sentenced Yoselyn Ortega on Monday to life in state prison, without the possibility of parole.

Ortega stabbed Leo and Lucia Krim to death with a 13-inch kitchen knife in the bathroom of their family’s Upper West Side apartment on October 25, 2012. In April, she was convicted of two counts of first degree murder and two counts of second degree murder.

Ortega was hired by the children’s’ parents, Marina and Kevin Krim, in 2010, when Marina became pregnant with the couple’s third child, Leo, according to evidence presented during Ortega’s trial. Kevin Krim, a digital media executive at CNBC, believed hiring the nanny was necessary, he testified, because he was working 12-hour days.

On the day of the murders, Krim was on a plane returning from a business trip to the West Coast

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Judge Sentences Larry Nassar To 175 Years In Prison For Sexual Abuse: ‘I’ve Just Signed Your Death Warrant’

County Court Judge Rosemarie Aquilina told former USA Gymnastics physician Larry Nassar it was her “honor” and “privilege” to sentence him to 40 to 175 years in prison for sexually abusing countless women. 

After announcing her sentencing, the courtroom broke out in applause.

“You do not deserve to walk outside a prison ever again,” Judge Aquilina told him. “I’ve just signed your death warrant.”

Nassar made a brief statement before being handed down his sentence.

“There are no words that can describe the depth and breadth of how sorry I am for what has occurred,” he said. “An acceptable apology to all of you is impossible to write and convey. I will carry your words with me for the rest of my days.”

Judge Aquilina told Nassar that he knew he had a problem and didn’t seek treatment.

“You could have gone anywhere in the world to be treated. Any resort, any doctor. In Europe they have hidden places for

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August 18, 2005: The BTK Killer Receives 10 Consecutive Life Sentences

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On August 18, 2005 Dennis Rader, also known as the BTK killer, received 10 consecutive life sentences for a series of murders.  The serial killer’s moniker stood for “bind, torture, and kill.” He terrorized the Wichita, Kansas area for decades and when his identity was revealed it stunned his community: The seemingly normal Rader was married with children, a Boy Scout troop leader and an active church member. But he had a much darker side.

In 1974 he strangled four members of the Oteros family in their home.

After the killings, he began toying with police and the media, and seeking out fame for his crimes. He placed a letter in a public library book, claiming responsibility for killing the Otero family. In it, he wrote: “It’s hard to control myself. You probably call me

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