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Judge Grants Innocence Certificate in 1957 Illinois Killing
SYCAMORE, Ill. (AP) — An Illinois judge has granted a certificate of innocence to a Washington state man who was wrongly convicted in 2012 of the 1957 kidnapping and killing of a 7-year-old girl.
The DeKalb County judge formally declared 77-year-old Jack McCullough innocent during a Wednesday c…
Missing Teenage Girl Found in Rainier, Man Arrested for Rape
LONGVIEW (AP) — Authorities have found a girl who was missing for six months and arrested a 24-year-old man on suspicion of rape and kidnapping charges after searching a home in southwestern Washington.
The Daily News reported Tuesday that Columbia County deputies found the teenage girl and Eri…
Boys Could be Tried as Adults for Kennewick Burglary
TRI-CITIES (AP) — Prosecutors are working to get two boys accused of helping tie up a 73-year-old woman and burglarize her Kennewick home tried as adults.
The Tri-City Herald reports the boys, ages 12 and 14, are currently being jailed on suspicion of burglary, kidnapping and theft of a firearm…
Theresa Wiltse Pleads Innocent in Death of Kidnapped Woman
KENNEWICK (AP) — A former Washington state corrections officer is pleading innocent to charges of aggravated first degree murder and kidnapping.
49-year-old Theresa L. Wiltse pleaded innocent Wednesday in Benton County Superior Court to charges of kidnapping and killing a Kennewick woman earlie…
$1 Million Bail for Suspect in Deadly Kidnapping
SPOKANE (AP) — Bail has been set at $1 million for a woman who's suspected of kidnapping another woman whose body was later found along a road in Washington state.
Prosecutor Andy Miller says he has until Wednesday to file charges against Theresa Wiltse, a 49-year-old former prison guard w…
Kidnapped Kennewick Woman Found Dead Along Benton County Road
KENNEWICK (AP) — Authorities say a 69-year-old woman reportedly abducted for ransom in the Tri-Cities has been found dead — two days after police agreed to pay the money and arrested someone they said was involved.
The Benton County Sheriff's Office says the body of Sandra Harris was found by a motor…
Man Pleads Guilty to Multiple Felonies in Walla Walla Cases
WALLA WALLA (AP) — A 24-year-old man has pleaded guilty to five felony charges in connection with three cases in Walla Walla last year.
The Walla Walla Union-Bulletin reports that Shawn Crump had faced three trials next month before pleading guilty Tuesday to kidnapping, assault, methamphetamin…

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