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South Korean Ferry Captain Gets 36 Years in Jaill

A South Korean court has given a jail sentence of 36 years to the captain of a ferry that capsized in April, killing more than 300 people. The Gwangju District Court found Captain Lee Jun-Seok guilty of negligence, but not homicide - a verdict that could have resulted in the death penalty. Verdicts and sentencing are also expected Tuesday for 14 crew members, who are accused of abandoning the ship that sank on April 16. South Korea has not carried out a death penalty since 1997, and...

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