Mom sentenced for giving baby methadone, causing her death
MAYS LANDING, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey woman who caused her 7-month-old daughter's death by giving her methadone has been sentenced to eight years in prison. Atlantic County prosecutors say 33-year-old Lisa Scalia must serve nearly seven years of the term imposed Monday before she becomes eligible for parole. The Ventnor woman previously had pleaded guilty to aggravated assault as part of a plea deal.