A northern Idaho woman who shot and killed her husband and then left his body in their bedroom for more than a year has been sentenced to 15 years in prison.
The money is part of a new law that compensates people who have been erroneously sent to prison with $50,000 per year of imprisonment.
A 22-year-old man has been sentenced to 59 years in prison for a gang shooting six years ago that killed a teen in Seattle.
A white Oregon inmate found dead in his cell sought the protection of black gang leaders after he drew the ire of the Aryan Brotherhood white supremacist gang.
A 42-year-old southwest Idaho man with seven convictions for driving under the influence has been sentenced to 40 years in prison
Hawaii’s new law follows a national trend
Some prison officers were injured while breaking up an early morning attack at the Washington State Penitentiary.
The Oregon Corrections Department says a 67-year-old inmate serving time at a northeast Oregon prison died after being found unconscious in his single cell.
A convicted bank robber who escaped from a southern Oregon jail by jumping into a tree has been captured after almost a year on the run.
Ronald Lee Macik is inmate 12680, the lowest number among 8,700 felons in Idaho prisons. It’s a lonely distinction: Nobody else locked up in 1969 when guards first escorted a 21-year-old Macik through the State Penitentiary’s sally port remains behind bars.