"But for the facts of this case, he doesn't belong in prison," says public defender.
Tita Keanu Preston Paul, 22, pleads guilty and is sentenced to 11½ years in prison for shooting two men in a failed drug robbery in Everson last year, a Superior Court judge ruled Thursday, June 29, 2017.
Lee Boyd Malvo, who received multiple life sentences for his role in the 2002 "Beltway sniper" killings, may have his fate decided by the U.S. Supreme Court. He faces resentencing because he was only 17 years old when he was first sentenced.
A US Geological Survey drone captured lava erupting at the fissure 8 cinder cone near Hawaii’s Kilauea Volcano on July 14. According to the USGS, the lava emerging from the cone was traveling at a speed of 13 to 16 miles per hour.
Colin O’Brady of Portland, Ore., climbed the highest points in all 50 states in 21 days. He broke the world speed climbing record when he summited Mount Hood in Oregon early morning Thursday, July 19, 2018.
A federal grand jury has indicted 13 people — including members of the Aryan Knights and Severely Violent Criminals gangs — for drug distribution, conspiracy, unlawful possession of firearms and other crimes.
Washington state's Department of Natural Resources has a Wildfire Aviation team that provides rapid response to wildland fires and an occasional rescue. All of DNR's UH-1H helicopters saw service during the Vietnam War.