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SCOTUS: Definition of burglary includes non-traditional homes

Burglary is most often charged as a state crime, but it can have federal implications. Burglary is generally defined as unlawful entry into a dwelling with the intent to commit a felony. It is considered a violent felony and counts as a "strike" for the purposes of the federal Armed Career Criminal Act (ACCA) and for state-level "three strikes" laws like the one in Washington.

Man to be charged with felonies after road rage event

Road rage is an issue in Washington State. Drivers risk endangering themselves and other motorists when they allow themselves to express their frustrations on the public roadways. One 19-year-old man is facing felony charges after his arrest during an apparent road rage incident that occurred recently near Kirkland.

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