Lawyers Say Renovated Jail No Place For Mentally IllLawyers representing mentally ill defendants waiting extended periods of time for competency services are asking a federal judge for a restraining order to stop the state of Washington from sending these people to a renovated jail instead of a hospital.
Escape Attempt With Bed Sheets Foiled In Eastern Washington Officials at the Spokane County Jail in eastern Washington state say an escape attempt by a murder-for-hire suspect from a fifth-floor cell using knotted-together bed sheets has been foiled.
Man, 18, Arrested In Everett Drive-By Shooting; Teen InjuredThe Snohomish County Sheriff's Office says an 18-year-old man has been arrested after a 15-year-old boy was injured in a drive-by shooting.
Judge Vacates Conviction Of Idaho Man Serving Life SentenceA 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.
Seattle Attempt To Keep Addicts Out Of Jail Shines In StudyGailen 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.
Man Who Threatened Mountain Bikers Gets 90 Days In JailA man accused of pointing a handgun during a confrontation with a family of mountain bikers has been sentenced to 90 days in jail.
Police Arrest Person Of Interest In Spokane Woman's DeathSpokane Police say have arrested a person of interest in death of a 22-year-old woman found shot in her apartment last week.
73-Year-Old Gets 75 Years For Trying To Reclaim Former RanchA 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.