Stories tagged: Assault
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 …
Tue., Jan. 30, 2018, 9:02 a.m.
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 …
Wed., Jan. 24, 2018, 3:40 p.m.
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.
Tue., Dec. 5, 2017, 3:35 p.m.
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 …
Fri., Nov. 17, 2017, 6:25 p.m.
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 …
UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 13, 2017, 9:44 p.m.
Rand Paul back in the Senate, walking gingerly after assault
Republican U.S. Sen. Rand Paul said Monday he is returning to Washington following an attack in his yard that left him with six broken ribs.
UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 6, 2017, 10:57 p.m.
Spokane Valley man accused of assaulting toddler because she interrupted him while playing Xbox
A Spokane Valley man accused of brutally beating his girlfriend’s child was charged Monday with first-degree child assault.
UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 6, 2017, 8:20 p.m.
Attorney: Attack on Sen. Paul was over ‘trivial’ dispute
The assault of U.S. Sen. Rand Paul by a longtime next-door neighbor was not motivated by political differences but by a dispute “most people would find trivial,” an attorney for …
UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 4, 2017, 9:07 p.m.
Police arrest neighbor in assault of Rand Paul in Kentucky
Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., is recovering after being assaulted at his Kentucky home on Friday, joining a growing list of lawmakers who have been injured or threatened with violence this …
Thu., Oct. 26, 2017, 2:57 p.m.
Former employee accuses Oregon bishop of assault, money misuse
A former employee of the Episcopal Diocese of Oregon has filed a lawsuit against the diocese and Bishop Michael Hanley, claiming he assaulted a female priest and misused donated funds.
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 24, 2017, 8:18 a.m.
Man accused of kidnapping and assaulting ex-girlfriend appears in court
Daniel Johnson slouched and covered his face when Superior Court Judge Annette Plese set bond at $150,000 Monday afternoon.
Wed., Oct. 18, 2017, 5:13 p.m.
California man pleads guilty to groping a passenger
A California man has pleaded guilty to groping and kissing a 16-year-old girl on an Alaska Airlines flight last year.
Tue., Oct. 10, 2017, 8:38 p.m.
Deputies searching for man suspected of tying up and assaulting a woman
Spokane County Sheriff’s deputies are searching for a man suspected of tying up and assaulting a woman.
Fri., Oct. 6, 2017, 12:09 p.m.
Attorney finds herself on a different side in Weinstein case
Celebrity attorney Lisa Bloom has built a career representing victims of sexual harassment and assault. Now she says she’s trying to “make a difference here on the other side” by …
Tue., Sept. 26, 2017, 11:20 a.m.
Oregon man jailed 7-plus years for assault, baby’s injuries
An Oregon man accused of throwing down his then-girlfriend’s 2-year-old – causing the boy to spend a month in the hospital – has been sentenced to more than seven years …
Tue., Sept. 26, 2017, 9:50 a.m.
Corrections officer assaulted at penitentiary
Officials say a corrections officer was assaulted at the Washington State Penitentiary.
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 21, 2017, 6:50 p.m.
Friends’ falling-out leads to shooting, pistol-whipping
A man apparently turned against two longtime friends late Wednesday night, allegedly pistol-whipping one and shooting the other in the parking lot of the Spokane Valley Buffalo Wild Wings.
Wed., Sept. 20, 2017, 4:34 p.m.
‘Breakfast Club’ actor Hall pleads no contest to assault
The 49-year-old Hall entered the plea in Los Angeles County Superior Court on Wednesday to one misdemeanor count of assault likely to produce injury.
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 12, 2017, 8:42 p.m.
Deputy previously hailed as a life-saver now under investigation for criminal misconduct
A Spokane County Sheriff’s Deputy has been placed on administrative leave while investigators try to determine if he was guilty of assault “or other criminal misconduct” during a recent call.