PHILADELPHIA (AP) - A Pennsylvania woman involved in a deadly terror plot has been sentenced to 10 years in prison.
Fifty-year-old Colleen LaRose had faced a potential life term. But Judge Petrese Tucker accepted a government request to reduce the sentence, because of her extensive cooperation with investigators.
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Prosecutors still asked for decades in prison, fearing she remains dangerous.
LaRose, of Pennsburg, Pa., called herself "Jihad Jane" online and agreed to kill a Swedish artist who had offended Muslims.
Both sides agree that she was lonely and isolated and endured harsh abuse throughout her life. But they disagree on how great a threat she was.
Larose told the judge she became obsessed with jihad, saying she was "in a trance" and thought about it from morning to night.
She already has spent four years behind bars.
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