|'Jihad Jane' gets 10 years in prison|
|News - St Augustine Area & St Johns County|
PHILADELPHIA — The Philadelphia-area woman who supported violent jihadists under the online screen name “Jihad Jane” was sentenced Monday to 10 years in federal prison.
U.S. District Court Judge Petrese B. Tucker described acts undertaken by Colleen LaRose — including helping plot to assassinate in 2009 a Danish cartoonist who had offended some Muslims — as “gravely serious.”
But Tucker declined to impose a multi-decade sentence sought by prosecutors.
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