Stories tagged: Assault
Tue., June 19, 2018, 2:55 p.m.
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 …
Tue., May 29, 2018, 6:56 a.m.
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.
Wed., May 23, 2018, 11:33 a.m.
‘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.
Mon., April 23, 2018, 7:52 p.m.
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 …
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 …