Former TV News Anchor Gets House Arrest for Hacking

Standing contritely before a federal judge who held his fate, former CBS3 news anchor Larry Mendte apologized directly to Alycia Lane for hacking into her e-mails and spreading rumors that helped get her -- and ultimately him -- fired. In addition to six months of electronically monitored house arrest, the judge sentenced Mendte to three years of probation and 250 hours of community service, and ordered him to pay a $5,000 fine by year's end.

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