Stories tagged: Assault
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.
Tue., Sept. 12, 2017, 8:54 a.m.
Man gets 30 days for biting girl during Green Day concert
A Canadian man who bit a 14-year-old girl on the right breast during a Green Day concert in Portland, Oregon, has been sentenced to 30 days in jail.
Sun., Sept. 10, 2017, 1:44 p.m.
Two men arrested for assaulting, stealing person’s prosthetic leg on Spokane’s South Hill
Two men were arrested Saturday afternoon for assaulting and robbing a person on Spokane’s South Hill, including stealing the victim’s prosthetic leg.
Fri., Sept. 8, 2017, 2 p.m.
Lawsuit filed against school district and student over beating
A woman is suing the Eugene School District for allegedly failing to protect a North Eugene High School student from being beaten up by a classmate.
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 8, 2017, 10:53 a.m.
Senate bill would block U.S. weapons sales to Turkish security
A measure approved Thursday by a Senate committee would block the U.S. government from supporting the sale of weapons to security forces protecting Turkey’s president.
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 7, 2017, 4:31 p.m.
Police officer’s ankle broken in three places during fight with suspect
Lt. Rex Olson, a 44-year veteran of the Spokane Police Department, had his ankle broken in three places during a scuffle with a suspect Tuesday.
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 28, 2017, 3:24 p.m.
Abuse in nursing homes unreported despite law
More than 1 in 4 cases of possible sexual and physical abuse against nursing home patients apparently went unreported to police, according to a government audit that faults Medicare for …
Fri., Aug. 25, 2017, 12:45 p.m.
Montana congressman Gianforte booked after assault conviction
Montana U.S. Rep. Greg Gianforte has been photographed and fingerprinted after pleading guilty to assaulting a reporter on the eve of the special election that put him in office.
Thu., Aug. 24, 2017, 9:41 p.m.
Student attacks 4 with bat in Australian university class
A student was detained by police after assaulting his teacher and three of his fellow students with a baseball bat on Friday in a classroom at the Australian National University, …