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Wrongfully convicted man urges state to pay

Wrongfully convicted man urges state to pay Northrop testifies for bill to compensate innocent found guilty of crimes Photo by Zachary Kaufman Alan Northrop was wrongfully convicted of rape in 1993. By Stevie Mathieu Columbian Politics Reporter Wednesday, March 27, 2013 digg2 points on reddit When Alan Northrop went to prison, his son was 2…. Read more »

Rash of Burglaries in the Vancouver Area

Vancouver police are warning people to lock their doors after a string of home burglaries. They say FOX 12s Most Wanted have hit at least five times in the past 10 days. One woman spoke to FOX 12 but wanted to remain anonymous in case the thieves came back. She says the thieves must have… Read more »

Washington State Tests Marijuana

TACOMA- John Connelly leaned forward on his barstool, set his lips against a clear glass pipe and inhaled a white cloud of marijuana vapor. A handful of people milled around him. Three young women stood behind the bar, ready to assist with the preparation of the bongs, as the strains of a blues band playing… Read more »

Vacating Misdemeanor and Gross Misdemeanor Domestic Violence Convictions

Vacating Misdemeanor and Gross Misdemeanor Domestic Violence Convictions By F. James Mayhew Washington law permits the vacation of some misdemeanor and gross misdemeanor convictions, including Domestic Violence convictions. RCW 9.96.060 governs the conditions under which a misdemeanor or gross misdemeanor conviction may be vacated. Under RCW 9.96.060, a person convicted of a misdemeanor or gross… Read more »