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SW Idaho Woman Pleads Guilty To Murder-For-Hire Charge

A 32-year-old southwest Idaho woman has pleaded guilty to trying to hire someone to kill her husband.

CBS Seattle–05/14/2015

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Snohomish Man Who Operated Clinics Sentenced For Drugs

The U.S. attorney’s office says a doctor who operated medical clinics in Seattle and Everett has been sentenced to five years in prison for distribution of oxycodone.

CBS Seattle–04/04/2014

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Seattle Man To Change Plea In Medicare Fraud Case

A Seattle doctor accused of turning in phony Medicare claims that included nursing home visits to patients who were dead says he will plead guilty.


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Seattle Felon With Guns Gets 8-Year Sentence

A felon who was caught target shooting in a national forest was sentenced Thursday in federal court in Seattle to eight years in prison.

CBS Seattle–01/31/2014

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Colton Harris-Moore Faces New Charges

Defense attorney John Henry Browne was shocked to learn his client Colton Harris-Moore, known as “The Barefoot Bandit” to many, was struck with second-degree burglary and first-degree theft charges earlier this month.

CBS Seattle–02/20/2013

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Suspect In Local Ecoterrorism Fires Surrenders

One of the three remaining fugitives in a string of high-profile fires across the West that focused national attention on a group of environmental radicals surrendered to authorities Thursday after spending years in hiding in Canada.


LAX Millenium Plotter Ressam Sentencing Postponed

Feds Won’t Appeal Sentence In Millennium Bomb Plot

A 37-year prison sentence will stand for an Algerian man convicted of plotting to bomb Los Angeles International Airport at the turn of the millennium.

CBS Seattle–11/28/2012

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Federal Court Names New Monitor for SPD

A federal judge has named a prominent Los Angeles police reformer to oversee changes at the Seattle Police Department.


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Elderly Seattle Developer and Wife Arrested in France

An elderly, bankrupt Seattle real-estate developer who vanished with his wife after a judge demanded they hand over two huge diamonds was arrested Wednesday in a lake town in the French Alps.