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Ex-Washington State Employee Pleads Guilty To Pandemic Fraud

TACOMA, Wash. (AP) – Prosecutors say a former employee of Washington state’s Employment Security Department has pleaded…

Tuberculosis Outbreak Hits Prison In Washington State

ABERDEEN, Wash. (AP) – A tuberculosis outbreak at Stafford Creek Corrections Center has spurred fears among incarcerated…

Chiropractor Sentenced For Sexually Touching Women

EVERETT, Wash (AP) – A former chiropractor in western Washington convicted of sexually touching women under the…

Second Inmate In Last Few Weeks Dies In Washington Jail

PASCO, Wash. (AP) – A second inmate in a month has died at the Franklin County jail…

Ex-Prison Nurse Charged With Sex Assault Of Women In Custody

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The U.S. Department of Justice has unsealed an indictment that accuses a former…

Clark County Corrections Deputies Accused Of Use Of Force

VANCOUVER, Wa–The incident in question  happened in August 2021.  Clark County Corrections deputies were trying to get…

Lawsuit: Governor Unlawfully Commuting Prison Sentences

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Two Oregon district attorneys and the relatives of three homicide victims have filed…

COVID-19 Outbreak Reported At Yakima County Jail

YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) – The Yakima Health District has reported that staff members and people in custody…

King County To Pay Over $1 Million To Man Assaulted In Jail

SEATTLE (AP) – King County has agreed to pay $1.25 million to settle a lawsuit filed by…

Company Halts Work Program Instead Of Upping Detainee Pay

SEATTLE (AP) – The company that runs a for-profit immigration jail in Washington state has suspended its…



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