Stories tagged: prosecutor
Sat., Feb. 18, 2017, 3:32 p.m.
AP Exclusive: Hundreds of Texans may have voted improperly
Texas election officials have acknowledged that hundreds of people were allowed to bypass the state’s toughest-in-the-nation voter ID law and improperly cast ballots in the November presidential election by signing …
Sun., Jan. 22, 2017, 6:53 p.m.
Montana U.S. attorney designates civil rights prosecutor
The U.S. attorney for Montana has hired a prosecutor to focus on civil rights, part of a nationwide push by former Attorney General Loretta Lynch.
Tue., Aug. 16, 2016, 12:40 p.m.
Called a sex predator, powerful ex-prosecutor faces prison
FBI agents were watching – and recording – when a powerful Louisiana prosecutor arrived at the apartment of a woman facing a drunken driving charge. Bringing two bottles of wine, …
Wed., May 11, 2016, 2:28 p.m.
Doug Clark: Former prosecutor Don Brockett takes on the U.S. Supreme Court in his new book
Former Spokane County prosecutor Don Brockett can now add “author” to his long and impressive resume.
Fri., April 8, 2016, 10:59 a.m.
Boise County prosecuting attorney charged with felony DUI
Boise County Prosecuting Attorney Jolene Maloney has been charged with a felony count of driving under the influence.
Fri., Dec. 19, 2014
Spokane County prosecutor ends bad-check partnership
Spokane County’s new prosecutor will briefly end a long-standing and controversial deal with a Missouri company that uses the office’s letterhead to target bad-check writers. But Prosecutor-elect Larry Haskell said …
Thu., Oct. 9, 2014
County agrees to $350,000 settlement with jail inmates
More than 1,000 people jailed in Spokane County in the past six years for failing to pay court-ordered fines will benefit from a class-action lawsuit that prompted the jail to …
Wed., Oct. 1, 2014
Q&A with prosecutor candidates Haskell, Beggs
Spokane County prosecuting attorney candidates were allowed 50 words to respond to each of five questions. Their responses are listed in the order the candidates appear on the ballot. Why …
Wed., Oct. 1, 2014
Prosecutor candidates Haskell, Beggs support reforms to criminal justice system
A lengthy list of prescribed criminal justice reforms and the promise of the first new Spokane County prosecuting attorney since 1998 have conspired to attract intense interest – and dollars …
Fri., Dec. 27, 2013, 8:01 a.m.
Kootenai County deputy prosecutor rehired
The Coeur d’Alene Press reports the county and Kenneth Stone reached a confidential monetary settlement, a wrongful termination lawsuit was dismissed and Stone was returned to his position with full …
Fri., May 4, 2012
Two vie in race for Kootenai prosecutor
When elected in 2008, Kootenai County Prosecutor Barry McHugh took over an office with a public black eye suffered after two sexually charged email scandals, internal strife, allegations of sexual …
Fri., Dec. 2, 2011
Sullivan plans to file recall charges against Tucker
Shannon Sullivan, who led a successful recall of the late Spokane Mayor Jim West in 2005, has a new target: Spokane County Prosecuting Attorney Steve Tucker. Sullivan said Thursday she …
Tue., Oct. 26, 2010
Editorial: Prosecutor’s office needs new leader: Malone
In the 2006 Spokane County prosecutor’s race, we lamented the paucity of good choices and issued a tepid endorsement for incumbent Steve Tucker. In this year’s primary, there were better …
Thu., April 8, 2010
Lawyer to assess charging process
A longtime Florida prosecutor will visit the Spokane County prosecutor’s office next month to look for ways to speed up charging decisions. Criminal justice consultant David Bennett said Wednesday that …
Tue., Feb. 9, 2010
Now you don’t see the prosecutor, now you do
Although I’ve never met the man (that I can recall), I can’t tell you how grateful I am to Dave Stevens. Stevens provided an invaluable service the other day by …