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Judge Vacates Conviction Of Idaho Man Serving Life Sentence

A south-central Idaho judge has vacated the conviction and sentence of a 55-year-old man imprisoned since 1985 with a life sentence after determining the state hid significant evidence.

CBS Seattle–04/15/2015

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Seattle Attempt To Keep Addicts Out Of Jail Shines In Study

Gailen Lopton was in a downtown alley two weeks ago, having a buddy jab him in the neck with a heroin-filled syringe, when he suddenly found himself in the company of Seattle’s finest.

CBS Seattle–04/08/2015

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Man Who Threatened Mountain Bikers Gets 90 Days In Jail

A man accused of pointing a handgun during a confrontation with a family of mountain bikers has been sentenced to 90 days in jail.

CBS Seattle–04/08/2015

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Police Arrest Person Of Interest In Spokane Woman’s Death

Spokane Police say have arrested a person of interest in death of a 22-year-old woman found shot in her apartment last week.

CBS Seattle–04/02/2015

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73-Year-Old Gets 75 Years For Trying To Reclaim Former Ranch

A 73-year-old man who threatened from behind bars to forcibly take back the western Montana ranch he lost in a 1979 divorce has been sentenced to 75 years in prison for intimidating and stalking its owners.

CBS Seattle–03/26/2015

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Judge Officiates Wyoming Man’s Marriage, Then Sentences Him

A Wyoming man’s “I do” wasn’t followed by a kiss, cake or honeymoon but a prison sentence for an August crime spree.

02/18/2015

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Man Jailed And Fined For Killing Grizzly Bears

A 23-year-old Haines man has been sentenced to 90 days in jail and fined nearly $11,000 for killing three grizzly bears that rummaged through trash at his home.

CBS Seattle–02/11/2015

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State Prison Brings Together Solitary Inmates

Six inmates, each shackled and chained to a chair, face the front of a room at the Washington State Penitentiary as two instructors guide them through conversations about managing anger and avoiding confrontation.

05/12/2013

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No Fiscal Cliff Deal Could Cause Jails To Release Inmates

A scenario that police in western Oregon feared came true in the thick of holiday season after two dozen inmates were freed from a county jail that could no longer afford to hold them.

12/25/2012

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Suicide Attempt Stopped At Vancouver Jail

A Clark County Jail inmate is recovering at the hospital after attempting to commit suicide. Sheriff’s Sgt. Shane Gardiner says the 27-year-old man tried to hang himself using a sheet Thursday, but officers noticed the attempt and thwarted it.

CBS Seattle–10/11/2012

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