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  • THURSDAY, DEC. 27, 2012, 2:10 P.M.

    Three arrested in paintball gun shootings

    Three teens face felony charges after going on a drive-by paintball shooting rampage Wednesday, according to Spokane police.


  • SATURDAY, DEC. 1, 2012

    STA Plaza suspect faces more charges

    Police filed additional charges Friday of rape and kidnapping against a man accused of threatening to kill a woman and her baby at the Spokane Transit Authority Plaza downtown. Police …


  • FRIDAY, NOV. 30, 2012

    Police say man had knife at STA Plaza

    A man is accused of threatening to kill a woman and her baby at the Spokane Transit Authority Plaza and lunging at them with a large knife. Police eventually deployed …


  • FRIDAY, NOV. 16, 2012

    Alleged shooter charged with attempted murder

    A Spokane man faces a first-degree attempted murder charge for what detectives call a retaliatory shooting. Eugene “Low Key” McVay, 30, appeared in Spokane County Superior Court this week. McVay …


  • SATURDAY, OCT. 27, 2012

    Valley medical call turns into confrontation

    A call to help a woman having a seizure Monday took a turn when an intoxicated man reportedly assaulted one of the paramedics treating her. A Spokane Valley Fire Department …


  • SUNDAY, OCT. 7, 2012

    Burglary, assault suspect arrested

    Spokane police arrested a man suspected of throwing a 62-year-old woman down a flight of stairs during a burglary last month. The man, David J. Bassford, 38, was arrested in …


  • WEDNESDAY, OCT. 3, 2012, 11:08 A.M.

    Bonners Ferry man accused of groping cheerleaders

    KENNEWICK, Wash. — A Bonner’s Ferry, Idaho, man is accused of groping cheerleaders at high school football games in the Tri-Cities.


  • THURSDAY, SEPT. 27, 2012, 4:12 P.M.

    Accused killer pleads not guilty

    Accused killer Avondre Graham pleaded not guilty today in Spokane County Superior Court to four charges stemming from attacks against three women. Graham is charged with second-degree murder, first-degree attempted …


  • THURSDAY, SEPT. 27, 2012

    Spokane police probe reported kidnapping

    The Spokane Police Department is investigating the reported abduction and kidnapping of a woman who said she was assaulted in Spokane and dumped in the woods in Stevens County, where …


  • THURSDAY, SEPT. 27, 2012

    Teen admitted killing woman on trail, police say

    A teenager Spokane police had long suspected in the May stabbing death of Sharlotte McGill admitted to killing her, court documents filed Wednesday revealed. While police suspected Avondre C. Graham, …


  • SATURDAY, SEPT. 22, 2012, 3:21 P.M.

    Suspect in CdA machete attacks arrested

    A man wielding a machete attacked several people Friday night in Coeur d’Alene, police say. Police responded to a 10:30 p.m. report of a fight involving a machete at 710 …


  • FRIDAY, SEPT. 21, 2012

    Graham to face murder charge

    Spokane police say they’ve caught a killer responsible for several violent attacks against women. Major crimes detectives requested prosecutors charge 17-year-old Avondre C. Graham with second-degree murder for the brutal …


  • TUESDAY, SEPT. 18, 2012, 4:31 P.M.

    Spokane police seek victims of unprovoked attacks

    Spokane police are looking for victims of unprovoked assaults similar to one along the Centennial Trial last week.


  • MONDAY, SEPT. 17, 2012, 2:19 P.M.

    Assault suspect appears in court

    A teenager accused of attacking a woman walking on the Centennial trail near Mission Park was charged in Spokane County Superior Court today.


  • SATURDAY, SEPT. 15, 2012

    Assault, killing link probed

    A bizarre mallet attack along the Centennial Trail might help Spokane police crack a homicide case that’s gone unsolved since May. A teenager arrested Thursday in what appears to be …


  • FRIDAY, SEPT. 14, 2012, 12:24 P.M.

    Ties between assault and homicide probed

    A teenager arrested Thursday in an assault along the Centennial Trail may be connected to a May 3 homicide, police said Friday.


  • SUNDAY, SEPT. 9, 2012

    Two men stabbed; suspect in custody

    Two people were stabbed at a Spokane tavern early Saturday during an argument in the parking lot. Spokane police responded to the Special K Tavern on North Market Street about …


  • SATURDAY, SEPT. 8, 2012, 5:35 P.M.

    Cab driver comes prepared to handle assailant

    A man pulled a gun on the wrong cab driver late Friday night, police say.


  • SATURDAY, SEPT. 8, 2012, 4:31 P.M.

    Two stabbed outside Spokane bar

    Two people were stabbed at a Spokane tavern early this morning after an argument in the parking lot.


  • FRIDAY, AUG. 31, 2012

    Felony charges sought in skateboard attack

    Police are recommending felony assault charges be filed against two 12-year-old boys for an attack on a 13-year-old at the Hillyard Skate Park. Spokane police Sgt. Jason Hartman did not …


  • THURSDAY, AUG. 23, 2012

    Man hit by attacker swinging sword

    Spokane Valley police need help locating a sword-wielding attacker who reportedly beat a bystander over the head Monday night, fracturing the man’s skull. The victim, described only as a 41-year-old …


  • MONDAY, JULY 30, 2012, 6:22 A.M.

    Woman assaulted with pepper spray at Home Depot

    A woman upset over an elderly couple’s driving pepper sprayed a 72-year-old disabled woman at a north Spokane Home Depot on Sunday.


  • MONDAY, JULY 30, 2012

    Stabbing suspect turns himself in

    The suspect in a stabbing early Saturday morning was arrested later that day when he surrendered to police. The stabbing was reported in the 400 block of South Fiske Street …


  • WEDNESDAY, JULY 18, 2012

    Council addresses recent downtown assaults

    An ordinance that bans sitting or lying on downtown Spokane sidewalks during a 14-hour period of the day could be expanded to include more hours after a surge of assaults …


  • WEDNESDAY, JULY 11, 2012, 6:54 A.M.

    Woman assaulted in Spokane Valley by naked man

    A naked man assaulted a woman who was walking in a residential area in southeast Spokane Valley early today.


  • TUESDAY, JULY 10, 2012, 7:45 P.M.

    Man stabbed in throat in east Spokane

    A man was stabbed in his throat during a fight outside a bar today in east Spokane.


  • THURSDAY, JULY 5, 2012, 6:50 P.M.

    Standoff ends without injury in West Central

    Several blocks of West Broadway are blocked off as police try to make contact with a man wanted for 2nd degree assault. The man, who police are not naming, is …


  • THURSDAY, JULY 5, 2012

    In brief: Three arrested after breaking into home

    Three people were arrested on burglary charges Tuesday after police reportedly found them ransacking a home in the Five Mile neighborhood. Police responded to an audible alarm in the 2300 …


  • MONDAY, JUNE 25, 2012, 8:37 P.M.

    N. Idaho highway closed as police search for assailant

    A stretch of U.S. Highway 95 is closed in North Idaho tonight as police look for an armed assailant.


  • SATURDAY, JUNE 23, 2012

    Shooter’s alleged helper will remain behind bars

    A Spokane man accused of helping the fugitive who shot two deputies will remain jailed on $100,000 bond. Robert Lee “Bo” Ruth, 42, has seven felony convictions, 15 misdemeanor convictions …


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