Otto Zehm, a Spokane man with schizophrenia who worked as a janitor, died after a confrontation with police at a North Side Zip Trip store in March 2006.
Tue., May 1, 2012, 5:15 p.m.
Mediation set in Zehm case against Spokane Police
A federal judge has set a two-day mediation session to settle the $14.5 million civil suit filed against nine Spokane Police officers by the mother and estate of Otto Zehm.
Tue., April 17, 2012
City attorney fires Treppiedi
The architect of Spokane City Hall’s controversial handling of the fatal police confrontation with Otto Zehm was fired Monday, marking the latest fallout from the excessive force case that already …
Tue., April 17, 2012
Doug Clark: Rocky days at City Hall finally over
Who the heck is this David Condon? First he pulls off an unbelievable run from a waaaaay distant second-place primary finish to upend Spokane Mayor Mary Verner and snatch her …
Fri., April 13, 2012
Otto Zehm case: Police chief says ‘mistakes made’
For the first time, a high-ranking Spokane police official has publicly acknowledged that the department made troubling mistakes while investigating the 2006 confrontation that killed Otto Zehm. Interim Chief Scott …
Thu., April 12, 2012, 3:11 p.m.
Police chief acknowleges mistakes in Zehm investigation
For the first time, a high-ranking Spokane police official has publicly acknowledged that the department made troubling mistakes while investigating the 2006 confrontation that killed Otto Zehm. In his most …
Fri., Oct. 21, 2011, 3:50 p.m.
Listen to Karl Thompson’s SPD interview
Spokane police Officer Karl Thompson described his encounter with Otto Zehm in a 2006 interview with Detective Terry Ferguson, who has since retired. Jurors heard that interview in court last …
Fri., Oct. 21, 2011, 3:25 p.m.
McIntyre describes ‘intimidation’ by FBI
A Spokane police officer who is the target of a grand jury investigation for her role in the Otto Zehm case cried on the stand today as she alleged intimidation …
Fri., Oct. 21, 2011, 3 p.m.
Tim Moses: Thought I could trust FBI
Spokane police Officer Tim Moses was so rattled after meeting with federal investigators about the Otto Zehm case that he feared an agent might be secretly recording him when he …
Fri., Oct. 21, 2011, 9:43 a.m.
Democratic chairman says Verner took ‘high road,’ as former Dem chairman takes to airwaves for Condon
Not surprisingly, the campaign of David Condon is taking full advantage of the endorsement he got from former Spokane County Democratic Chairman Tom Keefe. Keefe is featured in the Condon …
Fri., Oct. 21, 2011, 7 a.m.
Tim Moses’ testimony to continue today
A doctor who testified in the Rodney King police brutality case in 1992 told jurors the Karl Thompson excessive force trial Thursday that the case are comparable. “The Rodney King …