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Jennie Sparby, the hotel landlady who presided over Spokane’s wildest holiday party, was facing prison time after she was convicted of three liquor charges.
The University of Washington baseball program must vacate all wins from its 2018 College World Series season after the NCAA’s Committee on Infractions ruled that UW provided impermissible recruiting benefits to players’ parents.
The University of Pittsburgh football and men’s basketball programs have been placed on probation for three years by the NCAA for a series of level II violations between 2015 and 2018.
The county previously warned it would stop jailing people for probation and parole violations unless the state Department of Corrections agrees to increase its reimbursements to the county.
The change would take effect after the Department of Corrections’ contract with the county ends on Dec. 31. The change would not apply to anyone arrested on new charges, said Mike Sparber, director of Spokane County Detention Services.
Mississippi State has been placed on three years’ probation by the NCAA after an investigation determined a part-time student tutor completed coursework for 10 football players and one men’s basketball player in an online course. Penalties include vacating an unspecified number of wins from the 2018 football season and the 2018-19 men’s basketball season. Ten football players will miss eight games in the upcoming season.
Judges have a lot of discretion when it comes to handing out sentences, but some experts say a recent Idaho case where a woman was ordered to wear a charm bracelet is particularly unusual. Jennifer Fanopoulos was sentenced in Boise’s U.S. District Court earlier this month for using fraud to obtain illegal drugs. U.S. District Judge Edward Lodge sentenced her to three years of probation and ordered her to wear a charm bracelet with pictures of her kids to deter drug use.
A former Lewiston School District employee convicted of secretly recording a 10-year-old girl in his bathroom was sentenced Wednesday to 15 years of probation.
A young Idaho woman who survived heinous crimes as a child has recently been in trouble with the law for exposing two young children to danger.
A London court has granted ride-hailing firm Uber a license to keep operating in the capital, accepting the firm’s assertions that its corporate culture had changed and that it should be allowed to keep driving on the streets of London.
An Idaho man has been given five years of probation for his role in attempting to cover up the shooting death of a Washington man during a camping trip.
A son of rocker John Mellencamp has been ordered to serve about six months of probation and perform 25 hours of community service after pleading guilty to public intoxication following his July arrest in Indiana.
A Catholic priest has admitted in court that he caused a crash on Interstate 5 more than 13 years ago.
A former substitute teacher in Oklahoma who exposed herself to students when she did a cartwheel while wearing a long skirt but no underwear has pleaded guilty to a reduced charge.
A judge has removed CeeLo Green from supervised probation in a felony drug case that involved him giving a woman ecstasy during a 2012 dinner.
Probation is supposed to substitute for jail or prison, requiring offenders to report regularly and maintain good behavior. But in a fast-growing county outside Nashville and more than a dozen states, probation for misdemeanors is a profit-making – and increasingly contentious – venture.
The home of two probation officers was burglarized twice recently, but the thief didn’t just take guns, ammunition, electronics and their duty equipment, including badges. He also stole 20 pairs of women’s underwear, lip gloss, lotion and a coffee cup.
From our archives, 100 years ago Several “delinquent and dependent children” had been sent to farm homes after an appeal was published in the paper seeking farmers willing to take on the children.
From our archives, 100 years ago The city’s juvenile probation officer was attempting to place several delinquent lads on ranches for the summer.