Justice reform advocates have been disappointed by choices to spend flexible federal recovery funds on items such as tasers and new police cruisers.
Arthur Longworth became a model of redemption. Despite earning policy and legal support, it was still incredibly difficult to get him out of prison.
The state says the for-profit thrift store chain wrapped itself in ‘a charitable veneer’ and violated consumer protection laws. The company says it’s done nothing wrong.
Legally and ethically, prosecutors are required to turn over evidence — even when it could hurt their case. Those who don’t, however, face few consequences.
Dr. Lyda Harris studies how microplastics affect our waters and creatures.
The state Criminal Justice Training Commission made the decision Wednesday, resolving a dispute about how far back the new law could reach.
... and a few bills they left on the table.
Family members of mass shooting victims say the ban could save lives, but gun-rights groups remain opposed.
Patients already routinely travel into the state for abortion care. Clinics expect those numbers to grow.
Tweaks aim to address police claims that the new laws were confusing, but families of police shooting victims say changes would roll back reforms.
In response to our reporting, some prosecutors flagged more cops as having credibility issues. Others fixed gaps in their systems.
Whatever the U.S. Supreme Court decides in its latest abortion case, Washington state has its own protections on the books.
Mayor Victoria Woodards' high ambitions take aim at more than problems with policing.
Legislators say they didn’t mean for past misconduct to be off-limits, but that’s how a state commission has interpreted the new law.
The Senate’s recent confirmation of three federal judges in Washington reveals a deliberate effort to increase diversity in the courts.