Michael Fox had no choice but to give Scott Wharton life without parole—then helped him win clemency. Now Wharton is back behind bars. Will Governor Jay Inslee set him free yet again?
When Chad Baker died from a lethal combination of cocaine and heroin, prosecutors charged Tommy Kosto, his friend and fellow drug user, with killing him—a tactic from the Reagan-era war on drugs that is gaining popularity around the country and making today's opioid crisis even worse.
Twenty years ago, scoring political points with personal tales of drug-addicted relatives would have been frowned upon. Now, everybody from Donald Trump to Jeb Bush is doing it.