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By Emily Miller
Obama is losing the debate on gun ownership, concealed-carry permits
Topic - Amy Locane
A state prosecutor on Tuesday appealed the three-year prison sentence given to a former "Melrose Place" actress for a drunken driving death, saying the judge improperly focused on the personal circumstances of the defendant, who has a sick and disabled child.
A former "Melrose Place" actress who was drunk when her SUV plowed into a car and killed a woman was sentenced Thursday to three years in prison, infuriating the victim's relatives, who had hoped for the 10-year maximum.
Amy Locane-Bovenizer, 40, had sought to shift blame for the fatal accident to a third motorist whose car the defendant had rear-ended and who had been pursuing the actress, and also to the husband of the car accident victim for making what witnesses said was a slow turn in front of her SUV.
A former "Melrose Place" actress who was driving drunk when her SUV plowed into another car, killing a woman, was convicted Tuesday of vehicular homicide and jailed after her bail was revoked. She was acquitted of a more serious charge of aggravated manslaughter.
Jurors in New Jersey have convicted a former "Melrose Place" actress of vehicular homicide.
A former "Melrose Place" actress was driving drunk when her speeding SUV plowed into a turning car, killing a woman, but her lawyer has tried to convince a jury that others are to blame for the fatal crash and that what happened was an accident, not a crime.
Jurors will hear statements made to authorities by an actress who appeared on the "Melrose Place" TV series at her aggravated manslaughter trial in New Jersey.