Todd Cooper

Reporter - Courts


Todd Cooper covers courts, lawyers, trials, legal issues, the justice system and government wrongdoing for The World-Herald. Follow him on Twitter @CooperonCourts. Phone: 402-444-1275.

A perplexed Douglas County District Judge Gary Randall sentenced Edward Galindo this week to two to five years in prison — a term that is cut in half under state law. Galindo had faced up to 57 years in prison after pleading no contest to burglary, two counts of false imprisonment and criminal mischief. With credit for nine months served, Galindo will be eligible for parole in about three months.

Kay and Monica LeFlore, Kyle LeFlore’s parents. Kay said in court how Kyle, their youngest, had a quick wit and sharp mind, but was also tough.

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