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New Kensington man gets prison, probation for porn conviction

| Thursday, July 4, 2013, 12:01 a.m.

A New Kensington man was sentenced this week to 28 months in prison for possession of child pornography.

James Robert Gilmore, 27, will serve 10 years of probation after his release from prison, U.S. District Judge David S. Cercone ordered.

U.S. Attorney David J. Hickton said Gilmore was found in possession of computer images and videos of child pornography in April 2012.

The case was investigated by the FBI, state police and Allegheny County police as part of Project Safe Childhood, a national initiative started seven years ago to combat child sexual exploitation and abuse, Hickton said.

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