Stories tagged: Assault
Thu., March 31, 2016, 5:26 p.m.
Rock wielding vandal chases deputy
A man was arrested for allegedly throwing a garden gnome through a window and then chasing a police officer with a large rock, early Thursday morning.
Thu., March 31, 2016, 3:35 p.m.
Girl at Trump rally who was pepper-sprayed may face charges
JANESVILLE, Wis. – Investigators said Thursday that they’re recommending a disorderly conduct charge be filed against a 15-year-old girl who was pepper-sprayed after she punched a man at a rally …
Wed., March 30, 2016, 4:18 p.m.
Katt Williams arrested after fight with Georgia teen
Police say actor Katt Williams has turned himself in at a Georgia jail to face charges following a fight with a teenager.
Wed., March 30, 2016, 12:17 p.m.
Teen pepper-sprayed as Donald Trump protesters, supporters clash
Police are looking for a man who pepper-sprayed a 15-year-old girl as opponents and supporters of Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump clashed outside a Wisconsin rally.
Fri., March 25, 2016, 5:29 p.m.
Head of Spokane detox services arrested in Montana; plea deal in jeopardy
The head of the former Community Detox Services has placed himself on voluntary medical leave after a recent arrest in Montana has put a February plea deal in jeopardy.
Thu., March 17, 2016, 6:15 p.m.
Shadle Park High School teen expelled for aggressive behavior with multiple girls
Police have arrested a 17-year-old Shadle Park High School student suspected of being sexually aggressive with several girls on school property.
Wed., March 16, 2016, 9:33 a.m.
Police investigate suspicious East Central death
Spokane police are investigating a suspicious death at an East Central home.
Mon., March 14, 2016, 9:12 a.m.
Breitbart reporter involved in Donald Trump incident resigns
The Breitbart News reporter allegedly roughed up last week at a Donald Trump press conference has resigned from the conservative website, saying that she can’t work for an organization that …
Fri., March 11, 2016, 12:16 p.m.
Reporter tells police she was battered at Trump event
A reporter for a conservative news website has filed a police report alleging that she was battered at a Donald Trump press conference in Florida.
Tue., March 8, 2016
100 years ago in Soap Lake: Landlord shoots baker who wanted to keep his oven
From our archives, 100 years ago M.H. Sorrell, a prominent Soap Lake businessman and landlord, evicted Norman Barrett from his bakery shop for failure to pay rent.
Fri., March 4, 2016, 4:52 p.m.
Man arrested after brawling with police
A man was arrested Thursday for what a prosecutor described as an MMA style fight with a Spokane police officer.
Thu., March 3, 2016, 6:41 p.m.
Spokane judge reluctantly sentences man to long prison term
The judge who found Craig Burton guilty of three counts of assault for his role in an officer-involved shooting said Burton’s mandatory 10-year prison sentence will serve no purpose and …
Wed., Feb. 24, 2016, 11:11 a.m.
Developer Harlan Douglass pleads guilty to assault
Spokane developer Harlan Douglass will serve no additional jail time for slapping an opposing lawyer during a heated civil suit last spring.
Wed., Feb. 17, 2016, 4:26 p.m.
More details emerge on child molestation allegations against road rage suspect
Court documents released Wednesday reveal new details about the child molestation charges filed against road rage suspect Jason R. Hoy and his wife, Kellie R. Hoy.
Tue., Feb. 16, 2016, 9 p.m.
Road rage suspect charged with child molestation
Jason R. Hoy, a convicted felon facing several assault charges for allegedly ramming several different cars in downtown Spokane Saturday, has been charged with two counts of child molestation.
Thu., Feb. 11, 2016, 5:08 p.m.
Man arrested for chasing women, hitting deputies with cane
A man is facing multiple charges after allegedly chasing a car with two women inside, refusing to get out of his car for deputies and then trying to hit two …
Thu., Feb. 11, 2016, 3:44 p.m.
Man seeking ‘suicide by cop’ found guilty of assault
A suicidal veteran who fired eleven shots during an encounter with police last May was found guilty Thursday of assault. Craig Burton testified during a January trial that he was …
Mon., Feb. 8, 2016, 9:11 p.m.
Air Jordans stolen in alleged assault at Spokane park
On Saturday a juvenile was punched multiple times, kneed and threatened with a sledgehammer – apparently over a pair of shoes.
Tue., Feb. 2, 2016, 5:39 p.m.
Former district attorney says Bill Cosby had no-prosecution deal
The former Montgomery County district attorney told a judge Tuesday that he chose not to prosecute Bill Cosby a decade ago because he had questions about the credibility of the …
Mon., Feb. 1, 2016, 12:06 p.m.
Woman arrested after allegedly threatening Arby’s employee with gun
A Spokane County Sheriff’s Office SWAT team arrested a woman Sunday after she allegedly threatened an Arby’s employee with a gun.
Mon., Dec. 21, 2015, 4:44 p.m.
UFC fighter Julianna Pena arrested after bar fight in downtown Spokane
Ultimate Fighting Championship fighter Julianna Pena was arrested Sunday morning outside a downtown Spokane bar after she allegedly assaulted two employees.
Fri., Nov. 13, 2015, 3:46 p.m.
Police find wanted man thanks to his Facebook posts
A man was arrested for assault Thursday after reportedly making posts on Facebook admitting to the incident and posted a picture of himself holding the weapon allegedly used in the …
Fri., Oct. 23, 2015, 6:17 p.m.
Eastern State Hospital employees allege supervisor assaulted patients
Two Eastern State Hospital employees filed a lawsuit this week alleging that one of their supervisors repeatedly assaulted patients and then retaliated against them when they reported it.
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 22, 2015, 11:15 p.m.
Judge erases conviction of man who struggled to get ahead because of old misdemeanor charge
For years, a misdemeanor assault charge from 2008 hampered Steven Terrasas’ every move. Despite earning, an associate’s degree from Spokane Falls Community College and impressing professors Terrasas struggled to find …
Sun., Oct. 18, 2015
This day in history: Detectives proved at gunpoint that they were cops
From our archives, 100 years ago A Keystone Kops-like scene played out at First Avenue and Washington Street at 1 a.m.
Tue., Oct. 6, 2015, 8:13 p.m.
Mental evaluation ordered for suspect in Centennial Trail assaults
The man accused of assaulting several women with a rock on the Centennial Trail Sunday did not appear in court again Tuesday after attorneys for both sides agreed that he …
UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 5, 2015, 2:51 p.m.
Man accused in Centennial Trail assaults said victims were filming him
The man arrested Sunday in connection with two assaults on the Centennial Trail told police he hit two women with a homemade because he believed they were filming him masturbating …
Fri., Oct. 2, 2015, 9:18 p.m.
Man accused of assault and stealing victim’s pants, cash and cellphone
A man is in the Spokane County Jail for assaulting a man he accused of disrespecting his mother and then stealing the victim’s pants.
Mon., Aug. 10, 2015, 2:32 p.m.
Man accused of kicking, biting Spokane firefighter
Spokane firefighters reported being bitten and kicked in the face while brawling with a man they were attempting to treat Saturday on the Maple Street Bridge.
Fri., Aug. 7, 2015
Assault, other charges could bring life sentence for suspect, 35
A man accused of threatening and pointing a gun at a woman faces a third strike and possible life imprisonment if convicted. The alleged threats occurred at an apartment complex …