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UPDATED: Thu., July 5, 2018, 7:41 p.m.

GPS leads police to car stolen from Spokane dealership; suspects arrested

Police arrested a man Wednesday accused of stealing a vehicle from a Spokane car lot, ramming it into police cruisers and leading officers to a remote area in Pend Oreille …

Caleb Tipton, grandson of the late jazz singer Billy Tipton, suffered sudden, violent end to a complicated life

Like the dozens of snapshots hanging from a large picture frame on their dining room wall, Roberta and Eric “Sven” Svenonius can see memories of their son Caleb Tipton wherever …

String of assaults fuels criticism of Seattle’s handling of homelessness crisis

Advocates for the homeless say that while serious, the incidents represent a minute fraction of similar crimes committed in the region, and that homeless people are more likely to be …

Palin’s son moves to court program after assaulting father

Track Palin was formally accepted into a diversion court program Tuesday after assaulting his father, the former first gentleman of the state of Alaska, so severely it left him bleeding …

UPDATED: Mon., June 18, 2018, 9:19 p.m.

Woman charged with killing Hillyard man

A man who was placed on life support following a Friday shooting in Hillyard has since died, prompting Spokane County prosecutors to charge his suspected killer with first-degree murder.

UPDATED: Sun., June 17, 2018, 7:04 p.m.

Man arrested after domestic violence call leads to house fire

Police arrested a man Saturday evening who is under suspicion of deliberately setting his house on fire during a violent altercation with his girlfriend.

UPDATED: Fri., June 15, 2018, 6:47 p.m.

Man on life support after Hillyard shooting

A man was hospitalized early Friday with life-threatening injuries following an overnight shooting in Hillyard.

UPDATED: Wed., June 13, 2018, 6:04 p.m.

Saudi-led forces open assault on Yemen port city of Hodeida

The Saudi-led coalition backing Yemen’s exiled government launched a fierce assault Wednesday on the crucial port city of Hodeida, the biggest offensive of the years-long war in the Arab world’s …

Woman accused in downtown Spokane stabbing arrested

Police on Monday arrested a woman from Wisconsin accused in a downtown Spokane stabbing.

UPDATED: Fri., May 25, 2018, 9:20 p.m.

Domestic violence victim recounts beating that nearly left her dead as judge sentences ex-boyfriend

A Spokane woman nearly beaten by her partner last year spoke about how she and her 11-year-old son continue to struggle with the memories and consequences domestic violence.

‘Deadliest Catch’ star Sig Hansen pleads guilty to assault charge

Celebrity fishing-boat captain Sig Hansen pleaded guilty Wednesday to a misdemeanor charge that he assaulted an Uber driver last year under a recommended arrangement with prosecutors that could allow him …

UPDATED: Tue., May 15, 2018, 4:02 p.m.

Uber shifts policy for alleged sexual misconduct on service

Uber’s ride-hailing service will give its U.S. passengers and drivers more leeway to pursue claims of sexual misconduct, its latest attempt to shed its reputation for brushing aside bad behavior.

UPDATED: Tue., May 1, 2018, 5:52 p.m.

More than 100 Uber drivers have been accused of sexual assault or abuse, CNN has found

More than 100 Uber drivers have been accused of sexual assault or abuse, CNN has found.

Man surrenders to deputy’s dog after three-hour hunt in north Spokane County

A burglary suspect led authorities on a three-hour manhunt and surrendered when a sheriff’s deputy threatened to unleash his canine partner last week in north Spokane County, the sheriff’s office …

UPDATED: Fri., April 6, 2018, 3:48 p.m.

Oregon outlaw motorcycle club member charged with rape, kidnapping

A member of an Oregon outlaw motorcycle gang is facing accusations in Spokane of rape, kidnapping, and showing a young woman videos of him murdering people.

UPDATED: Sat., March 3, 2018, 10:36 a.m.

One charged in fatal north Spokane shooting

Dumont P. Whitt was charged with second-degree murder Friday for the alleged shooting and killing of his girlfriend’s ex-boyfriend, Michael L. Shackelford, Thursday night in north Spokane.

UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 5, 2018, 11:44 p.m.

Two students arrested after high school fight hurts assistant principal

Two students at Rogers High School in Hillyard were arrested Monday after a brawl that at one point involved an assistant principal.

UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 5, 2018, 11:44 p.m.

Man pleads guilty to north Spokane pot shop shooting

A man accused of shooting a north Spokane marijuana store worker in November has pleaded guilty to charges of robbery and assault. James Jordan, 42, was sentenced in late January …

UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 3, 2018, 9:48 p.m.

Police: 5-year-old girl burned in voodoo ritual; 2 charged

Two sisters tied down and burned a 5-year-old girl, permanently disfiguring her, in a voodoo ritual meant to rid her of a demon causing her to misbehave, police said. The …

UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 31, 2018, 7:20 p.m.

Michigan police department ‘missed’ chance to get Nassar, victim currently resides in Seattle

A police department in the Lansing, Michigan, area missed an opportunity to pursue criminal charges in 2004 against Larry Nassar after a teenager complained that the doctor had molested her …

Officials: SW Idaho deputies encouraged inmate assault

Two southwestern Idaho deputies at the Canyon County Jail authorities say tried to orchestrate an attack on a gang member accused of sex crimes against children by showing other incarcerated …

Three arrested in connection with assault; suspects linked to drive-by shooting last year

Three people have been arrested in connection with an attempted robbery and kidnapping in Post Falls earlier this month.

UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 14, 2018, 8:39 p.m.

Turkey vows imminent assault on Kurdish enclave in Syria

Turkey’s president said Sunday the country will launch a military assault on a Kurdish enclave in northern Syria “in the coming days” and urged the U.S. to support its efforts.

UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 29, 2017, 10:37 a.m.

Spokane man charged after holding home’s residents at gunpoint

A Spokane man has been charged with robbery, burglary, first degree kidnapping and assault in the second degree after reportedly holding a home’s residents at gunpoint and briefly abducting one …

UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 23, 2017, 9:20 p.m.

Man faces charges for assaulting firefighters

A man is facing criminal charges after allegedly assaulting three firefighters Friday night, according to the Spokane Fire Department.

UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 14, 2017, 6:16 p.m.

Local Spokane actor pleads guilty to beating girlfriend with baseball bat

A local actor accused of beating his girlfriend repeatedly with a baseball bat pleaded guilty to second-degree assault in Spokane Superior Court Thursday morning.

UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 6, 2017, 9:39 p.m.

Kalispel Tribal Police chief accused of domestic violence

The Kalispel Tribal Police chief is accused of assaulting his wife during an hourslong argument over the weekend.

Massage Envy ‘shaken’ by reported sexual misconduct at spas

Officials at Arizona-based Massage Envy said Tuesday that reports of sexual misconduct at its franchise spas are “heartbreaking” and the company is strengthening screening and reporting procedures.

UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 4, 2017, 7:29 p.m.

Court docs: Spokane police officer accused of assaulting girlfriend had history of domestic violence

The girlfriend of a Spokane Police Officer charged with assault alleges the officer had a history of abuse, including at one point passing a firearm across a table and telling …

Montana congressman misled authorities on reporter’s assault

A Montana congressman misled investigators about his assault on a reporter the day before he was elected and claimed that the “liberal media” was “trying to make a story” out …