Crime, Law and Justice

M.O. Stevens / Wikimedia

At this hour advocates for same sex marriage are making their case to a federal judge in Eugene, Ore.

Idaho Man Gets 9 Months Hard Time For Rock Theft

Apr 21, 2014
Alan Jones / Flickr

A man who supplied decorative stone to Boise-area lawns was sentenced to nine months in prison on Monday for rock theft.

Ildar Sagdejev / Wikimedia

Some drivers from Washington and Colorado say they're being targeted by police when they cross into Idaho.

A formerly lucrative trade that posted mugshots on commercial websites was undercut last year by the Oregon legislature.

Austin Jenkins / Northwest News Network

It’s been nearly a year since a repeat drunk driver caused a horrific accident in north Seattle.

Death Penalty Costs In Idaho Difficult To Pin Down

Mar 19, 2014
Idaho Department of Correction

Death penalty cases take longer to work through Idaho's court system, but it's hard to put a dollar figure on the extra expense, according to a new report.

Michael Kappel / Flickr

Checkout clerks in Oregon who accidentally sell alcohol to minors could have fewer repercussions to fear.

Oregon Department of Corrections

Washington Governor Jay Inslee has announced a de facto moratorium on the death penalty.

California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation

Washington Governor Jay Inslee says as long as he’s in office the state won’t execute death row inmates.

Austin Jenkins / Northwest News Network

For most of us, our smartphones have become our figurative lifelines. For state troopers their literal lifeline is still the two-way radio.