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Youth Offenders Caught After Knocking Out Guard

The teenage boys apparently planned their escape from the juvenile detention center in Washington state. Some had packed bags with them, and one boy even stuffed his bed to make it look like he was there, authorities said.

09/23/2012

Pussy Riot Supporters Demonstrate In Berlin (Getty Images)

Members of Pussy Riot Found Guilty, Jailed

A Moscow judge sentenced three members of the provocative punk band Pussy Riot to two years in prison each on hooliganism charges on Friday following a trial that has drawn international outrage as an emblem of Russia’s intolerance of dissent.

The trial sparked a wave of protests around the world in support of the feminist rockers, who have been dubbed prisoners of conscience by international rights group. Hundreds of Pussy Riot supporters chanted “Russia without Putin!” amid a heavy police presence outside the courtroom, and several opposition leaders were detained.

CBS Seattle–08/17/2012

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Computer Hacker Sentenced To Seven Years For Stealing Credit Card Numbers

A 21-year-old Maryland man who was part of a credit card hacking ring that targeted businesses in Seattle and across the country has been sentenced to seven years in prison.

08/12/2012

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Local Man Gets 8 Years in Prison for $3M Hacking Scheme

SEATTLE (AP) — A Seattle man has been sentenced to nearly eight years in prison for a hacking scheme that defrauded dozens of local businesses out of more than $3 million. The U.S. attorney’s office […]

CBS Seattle–07/13/2012

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Seattle Man Receives 11-Year Prison Term For Drug Trafficking

A man described as a key player in a drug trafficking ring that smuggled cocaine and other drugs between Canada and Washington state has received an 11-year prison term.

06/16/2012

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Oregon Mom Sentenced To Prison For Allowing Underage Daughter To Strip

A Salem woman was sentenced to three years in prison for allowing her 17-year-old daughter to work as a nude stripper.

04/26/2012

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WA Man Sentenced for Stealing from Ronald McDonald House Charity

The former treasurer of a charity affiliated with the Ronald McDonald House has been sentenced to two-and-a-half years in prison for embezzlement.

04/16/2012

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Details Emerge About US Suspect in Afghan Massacre

Five days after the massacre, a portrait of the 38-year-old staff sergeant is beginning to emerge, though it remains very sketchy. Much of what is known about the suspect was disclosed by his lawyer, John Henry Browne, a veteran defense attorney from Seattle who came forward Thursday.

03/16/2012

An Indian vendor arranges vegetables on a roadside stall in New Delhi on September 20, 2011. (Photo credit: SAJJAD HUSSAIN/AFP/Getty Images)

Washington Prisoner Tries to Escape Due to Lack of Vegetarian Food

TOWER CITY, ND (CBS Seattle) – A charged sex offender attempted to escape custody during his transport back to Washington because of a lack of vegetarian food provided for him during his trip. Joseph Megna, […]

10/06/2011

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