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Man Who Left Washington Work Release Caught in South Dakota
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Officials say a man convicted of murder at age 12 who walked away from a work release program in Washington state has been captured in South Dakota.
The Washington Department of Corrections says U.S. Marshals apprehended 25-year-old Jake Eakin without incident Tuesday…
State Official Resigns After Prisoners Released Early
OLMYPIA, Wash. (AP) — A former official of the Washington Department of Corrections has resigned from her job in another state agency.
Denise Doty, who was previously assistant secretary of the department when thousands of prisoners were being released in error, was said to be the highest-ranking ad…
Yakima Does Not Want the Title of City of Ex-Cons
Yakima does not want to be known as the city of ex-cons. Yet, the state of Washington is sending a lot of former inmates here. Many of them do not even have ties to the community. The worry is they will go back to a life of trouble.
Prisoners cannot go anywhere when they are released on parole...