January 19, 2008
Sicily's governor sentenced to prison.
ROME (AP, Jan. 18) - A court in Palermo convicted Sicily's governor Friday of helping a Mafia boss and sentenced him to five years in prison.
Gov. Salvatore Cuffaro said he would appeal and continue serving as governor of the island while the case was in progress. [more]
Posted by Holden Oliver (Kitzbühel Desk) at January 19, 2008 02:23 AM