UPDATE: Ex-San Diego mayor Bob Filner sentenced to house arrest, probation

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Update:  Bob Filner has been sentenced to three months of home confinement and three years of probation for harassing women while he was mayor of San Diego.

He pleaded guilty in October to one felony count of false imprisonment by violence, and two misdemeanor counts of battery to placing a woman in a headlock, kissing another woman and grabbing the buttocks of a third.

The judge's sentence was the same as what prosecutors recommended in a plea agreement with Filner.

The 71-year-old Democrat left office Aug. 30, amid widespread allegations that he sexually harassed women.

The San Diego City Council will also hold a closed-door session Monday to decide how to pay its former mayor's legal fees. Filner agreed to resign last August if the city would pay up to $98,000 toward his attorneys.

KPBS reporter Sondhya Dirks says the Council is legally obligated to pay.

"It's not clear how much of that $98,000 they're going to pay, but they are going to have to pay something, and it's part of the deal made to get him to go away," she told KPCC. 

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