2012 YEAR IN REVIEW

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Top News Stories: #8 Joran van der Sloot

On Jan. 13, the Dutch citizen Joran van der Sloot was sentenced to 28 years in prison after pleading guilty to the 2010 robbery and murder of Stephany Tatiana Flores Ramirez, a 21-year-old Peruvian woman he had met in Lima. Van der Sloot has been a suspect in the disappearance of Natalee Holloway in 2005 in Aruba.