U.S. murder suspect Amanda Knox turns around during a final hearing at the court in Perugia, Italy, Friday, Dec. 4, 2009. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)
December 13, 2009 7:58:39 AM PST
By PATRICIA THOMAS
PERUGIA, Italy - December 13, 2009 --
Amanda Knox told The Associated Press from her jail cell Sunday that she is scared but hopeful eight days after an Italian court sentenced her to 26 years in prison for the murder of her British roommate.