As a lifelong Washingtonian, I have become familiar with many Washington State-related facts over the years. Other than the slim chance of being a contestant on a game show someday where those facts might come in handy, my insider knowledge doesn't do much good.

One exception might be helping those who are not familiar with Washington State separate facts from fiction. Heaven knows there are plenty of misconceptions about the Evergreen State, even some downright myths that really need to be busted.

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Below, find out where 25 of the most infamous crimes in history took place — and what the locations are used for today. (If they've been left standing.)