Stories tagged: Assault
UPDATED: Thu., July 5, 2018, 7:41 p.m.
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 …
Wed., June 27, 2018, 6 a.m.
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 …
Sun., June 24, 2018, 12:30 p.m.
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 …
Tue., June 19, 2018, 2:55 p.m.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 …
Tue., May 29, 2018, 6:56 a.m.
Police on Monday arrested a woman from Wisconsin accused in a downtown Spokane stabbing.
UPDATED: Fri., May 25, 2018, 9:20 p.m.
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.
Wed., May 23, 2018, 11:33 a.m.
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’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.
Mon., April 23, 2018, 7:52 p.m.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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 …
Tue., Jan. 30, 2018, 9:02 a.m.
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 …
Wed., Jan. 24, 2018, 3:40 p.m.
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’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.
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.
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.
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.
The Kalispel Tribal Police chief is accused of assaulting his wife during an hourslong argument over the weekend.
Tue., Dec. 5, 2017, 3:35 p.m.
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 …
Fri., Nov. 17, 2017, 6:25 p.m.
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 …