Stories tagged: crime victims
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 20, 2019
As Washington lawmakers debate ending life imprisonment for 3-strikes, mom of Spokane murder victim speaks out
Washington lawmakers asked to resume parole for inmates with long prison terms, even those sentenced to life under the three-strikes law.
UPDATED: Thu., April 6, 2017
Backers of a sweeping constitutional amendment on victims rights say they’ll be back next year, after an Idaho House committee rejected the amendment this year following days of emotional hearings.
Sat., May 7, 2016
A citizens’ initiative seeking to expand the rights of Montana crime victims and their families qualified Friday for the November ballot.
Thu., Oct. 28, 2010
Spokane Community Oriented Policing Services received a $40,000 federal grant for its part of the Spokane Crime Victim Service Center. Lutheran Social Services is the lead partner in this center …
Fri., April 23, 2010
Sitting in a courtroom Thursday listening to a man plead guilty for his role in her son’s murder, Tracey Cochran felt voiceless, and desperate. “It’s so hard to sit there …