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UPDATED: Tue., May 21, 2019

Felon convicted of carrying gun detected by TSA screeners

A felon convicted of carrying a loaded gun in Juneau has been sentenced to 21 months in federal prison.

Registering to vote brings out emotions among Florida felons

The normally humdrum bureaucracy of registering to vote brought tears to the eyes of some Floridians on Tuesday when most felons regained their right to vote under a state constitutional …

UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 6, 2018

Florida passes initiative to restore felons’ voting rights

Potentially altering the election landscape in a key swing state, Florida voters Tuesday approved a ballot measure that will enable more than 1 million ex-felons to regain their voting rights.

UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 11, 2018

From felon to star student: Washington man reinvents himself

Life didn’t give Clinton Howard many breaks: He was born into drug addiction, dropped out of school by eighth grade and went to prison twice on felony charges. But two …

Teen suspected of trying to shoot Sheriff’s deputy already a convicted felon

The 17-year-old accused of attempting to shoot a Spokane County Sheriff’s Deputy is already a convicted felon, court records show.

UPDATED: Thu., March 23, 2017

Convicted felons arrested after police find stolen guns and 10,000 rounds of ammunition in motel room

Police arrested two convicted felons after finding six stolen guns and 10,000 rounds of ammunition in a downtown Spokane motel room.

Wanted felon tied to nine guns, nearly a pound of heroin

A wanted felon was arrested recently after police found him in a car sitting next to a backpack that held three handguns and heroin.

Virginia GOP lawmakers to sue over felons’ voting rights

Republican lawmakers in Virginia will file a lawsuit challenging Democratic Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s decision to allow more than 200,000 convicted felons to vote in November, GOP leaders said Monday.

Chief says dead intruder may be escaped murder suspect

Police say they’re investigating whether a man shot and killed by a Mississippi homeowner is an escaped murder suspect.

FBI still seeking fugitive who may be in Spokane

Kevin Anthony Briggs, 28, has been on the run from federal authorities since Feb. 1. He is thought to have bought a one-way bus ticket to Spokane. Authorities are seeking …

Spokane police catch felon ditching 3 guns

SPOKANE — Spokane police said a felon gang member was caught early this morning after tossing three guns while being chased by officers.

Police cordon futile; suspect wasn’t home

Spokane Valley police and the SWAT team surrounded a Spokane Valley home for several hours Thursday hoping to apprehend a suspected thief with a long rap sheet. Turns out he …

Bill curbs felons’ rights, but runs afoul of law

BOISE – There was just one thing wrong with Idaho legislation to ban felons from running for sheriff – according to the Idaho Attorney General’s office, it was unconstitutional. The …

Bill bars felon sheriff hopefuls

BOISE – Idaho currently allows felons to run for sheriff and serve – even though sheriffs are the chief law enforcement officers for their counties and none of their deputies …