In a bipartisan vote on Friday, the House of Representatives expelled Rep. George Santos, a New York Republican whose alleged lies and ethics violations made him the first lawmaker kicked out of the House without being convicted of a crime or accused of treason.
The judge presiding over the case of the man accused of killing four University of Idaho students last year will not allow cameras in the courtroom, instead opting for a livestream of future proceedings, he announced Monday.
A 36-year-old Spokane man, who had drug charges against him dropped in 2021 over false statements by Spokane police officers, was sentenced to 20 years in federal prison Wednesday in a separate drug case.
Washington State agreed to pay $16.95 million total to a dozen former residents of the J Bar D Boys Ranch, who were sexually and physically abused while at the ranch after being placed there by the state.
The sexual assault kit backlog in Washington State has largely been cleared, with more than 10,000 kits sent off for testing and at least 21 cases solved, Attorney General Bob Ferguson announced Thursday.