Ex-Lawmaker Gets House Arrest

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PITTSBURGH (AP) – A former Pennsylvania lawmaker has been sentenced to 18 months of house arrest for his role in an illegal gambling machine operation.

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports that Marc Gergely was also ordered Monday to spend three years on probation after completing the sentence.

The seven-term Democratic representative pleaded guilty in Allegheny County to misdemeanor conspiracy and campaign finance violation counts.