The source code behind a police breathalyzer widely used in multiple states — and millions of drunk driving arrests — is under fire. It’s the latest case of technology and the real world colliding — one that revolves around source code, calibration of equipment, two researchers and legal maneuvering, state law enforcement agencies, and… Read More


Distracted driving is a major concern across the country, including Washington. The state is now enforcing a new distracted driving law that will ban the use of cellphones and other electronic devices while driving. The law hopes to curb negligent driving, which can lead to accidents, injuries and even death. The law originally was supposed… Read More


Everyone makes mistakes every now and then—even professional athletes. Some mistakes, however, can go on your criminal record and affect your life for many years. A Seattle Seahawks player was recently arrested on DUI charges. Jeremy Lane, a cornerback for the Seahawks, was arrested on the morning of January 14. He was pulled over while… Read More


A man was recently charged by prosecutors for his role in a jewelry store robbery in downtown Seattle. The 31-year-old man allegedly served as a lookout for three other men who committed a robbery at the Ben Bridge jewelry shop on December 22. The robbery resulted in $750,000 in damages and losses. The man smashed… Read More


Sometimes threats of domestic violence are not taken seriously, and as a result, innocent people lose their lives. Fortunately, Seattle police officers were able to intervene during a domestic dispute and arrest a man who had threatened to blow up his neighborhood. Around 9 p.m. on December 31, police officers responded to a call about… Read More


With the new year comes new changes in laws. The Obama administration created a policy called the Cole memo, which would focus on serious drug offenses such as cultivating pot on public land and selling to minors. U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions recently rescinded that policy, however, and now cannabis shops in Washington are nervous.… Read More


Stopping after an accident is not optional. If you are ever involved in a car crash, you need to stop as soon as possible to exchange insurance information and render medical aid, if necessary. Failure to stop after a crash is considered a hit and run, which is a serious crime if you injured or… Read More


A Washington man who tried to kill his wife went on a crime spree and is now facing multiple charges, including attempted murder and arson. The man, who has a history of drug convictions, is now behind bars for his latest actions. The 43-year-old man, from Blaine, was arrested on the evening of December 26.… Read More


Theft can occur in various ways. A person may simply take another person’s possession or engage in an extensive plot to defraud people of hundreds of thousands or even millions of dollars. The latter recently happened in Washington, causing financial harm to hundreds of local victims. Five people participating in a theft ring were arrested… Read More


Federal prosecutors work on the side of the law, helping courts find evidence to put criminals behind bars. It can be surprising then to see a prosecutor on the other side of the law, being charged with a crime. It’s not hard for someone to be charged with a DUI. A federal prosecutor was recently… Read More