DNA evidence http://www.kplu.org en 17 years in prison for a crime he didn't commit - should state pay? http://www.kplu.org/post/17-years-prison-crime-he-didnt-commit-should-state-pay <p>Since 2008, four prisoners in Washington State have been exonerated through DNA testing and other evidence. Advocates for granting them compensation say it&rsquo;s the right thing to do, even in tough budgetary times.</p><p>Of the four wrongfully convicted men, Alan Northrop did the most time behind bars. Now that he&rsquo;s out, he&rsquo;s trying to put the pieces of his life back together.</p><p> Fri, 13 Jan 2012 20:30:41 +0000 Paula Wissel 3723 at http://www.kplu.org 17 years in prison for a crime he didn't commit - should state pay?