Stories tagged: Assault
Sun., April 10, 2011, 7:19 p.m.
Assailant being sought after downtown attack
Spokane police tonight were searching for two men after a third man was badly cut in a fight in the downtown area.
Sat., April 2, 2011
Topik acquitted in road rage trial
When news circulated of Yakov Topik’s arrest in 2009 for robbery, assault and unlawful imprisonment, his mother received calls from friends and relatives from Ukraine questioning whether he and his …
Thu., March 31, 2011
Three charged in home invasion
Three suspects have been charged in a gunpoint home-invasion robbery in Cheney last week. Merle Leon Weeks, 17, Meshion M. Woodruff, 19, and Samuel Chavez, 23, are accused of breaking …
Thu., March 31, 2011
Victims of same abuser find friendship in court
Andrea Oton and A’Lesha Markee have always considered themselves outspoken women – not the kind to be pushed around. But as each woman discovered, anyone can become a victim when …
Sun., March 13, 2011
Omak man sentenced in robbery
OKANOGAN – An Omak man who fired one round, nearly hitting a convenience store clerk during a robbery two years ago, was sentenced to 14 years and three months in …
Tue., March 8, 2011, 3:23 p.m.
Domestic violence suspect arrested after standoff
A police SWAT team has arrested a domestic violence fugitive after a brief standoff in north Spokane.
Mon., March 7, 2011, 7 p.m.
Police say man shot victim after molestion allegation
A 26-year-old man who was shot in the head early Saturday has been identified as Shane Reilly. Reilly is at Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center. Court documents filed today say …
Sun., March 6, 2011
One hospitalized, one arrested in shooting
A Spokane man was on life support at a local hospital Saturday night after being shot in the head early in the morning. Police arrested Robert D. Startin, 27, and …
Sat., March 5, 2011, 6:07 p.m.
Spokane man clings to life after being shot
A Spokane man is on life support at a Spokane hospital after being shot in the head early Saturday morning.
Sun., Feb. 27, 2011
Police, medics saving lives with quick response, treatment
Donald Young died in the streets of Spokane. Twice. But thanks to prompt medical attention and doctors he called simply amazing, the 57-year-old survived the gunshot wound that ripped through …
Thu., Feb. 10, 2011, 12:35 p.m.
Bonner County man shot in neighborhood dispute
A Bonner County man was airlifted to a Spokane hospital after being shot during a neighbor dispute Wednesday, officials said today.
Wed., Feb. 9, 2011, 11:45 a.m.
Deer Park man, 85, assaulted, robbed in home
An elderly man was robbed in his Deer Park home Monday by a man who knocked on his door seeking money for gas, officials said today.
Wed., Feb. 9, 2011, 11:06 a.m.
Family fight leads to stabbing, attempted murder arrest
A man stabbed his brother in an argument over family property Tuesday night in Spokane Valley, police said today.
Mon., Jan. 31, 2011
Inmate suspected in guard’s death is Spokane-area rapist
The inmate suspected of killing a corrections officer in Western Washington is a sex offender serving life in prison for the abduction and rape of a Spokane-area real estate agent …
Sat., Jan. 29, 2011, 4:47 p.m.
Man charges at police with baseball bat
A man was arrested after charging at two officers with a baseball bat early Saturday morning.
Thu., Jan. 27, 2011
Family unites for Chewelah man in coma after beating
Tragedy can bring out the best in people. Navarone “Rone” Katzer, 37, is a well-known businessman from Chewelah, Wash. The popular owner of Red Line Finishing, an auto body paint …
Mon., Jan. 17, 2011
Bystander aids officer when suspect attacks
A Spokane police officer was attacked early Sunday by a domestic violence suspect who trapped him in a chokehold until a bystander intervened. Sgt. Kevin King said the officer, whom …
Fri., Jan. 7, 2011
Court upholds prosecutorial sanction
Appellate judges on Thursday upheld a $2,000 sanction levied against the Spokane County Prosecutor’s Office for how it handled the trial of three men convicted of robbery and drive-by shooting …
Fri., Dec. 31, 2010
Hearing delayed for man charged in attack
A judge has postponed a preliminary hearing for a North Idaho man who police say attacked a Bayview family with a hammer and kitchen knife, killing one and injuring three …
Tue., Dec. 28, 2010, 3:57 p.m.
Domestic stabbing victim improving at hospital
A Spokane man stabbed during a domestic dispute early today is improving at a hospital.
Sun., Dec. 26, 2010
Hours-long standoff ends with arrests
Police arrested a wanted Spokane man late Friday after a standoff that lasted several hours. Robert T. Finkbeiner, 44, had warrants stemming from March 2009 for first-degree robbery, first-degree assault, …
Wed., Dec. 22, 2010
Argument leads to assault conviction
A propane company supervisor recently was convicted of misdemeanor assault for attacking an employee who flipped him off last summer.
Tue., Dec. 21, 2010
Woman dies after hammer attack
A North Idaho woman died Monday afternoon after she and three others were bludgeoned with a hammer in what authorities describe as an ongoing neighbor dispute that took a violent …
Mon., Dec. 20, 2010, 6:40 p.m.
1 dead, 3 injured in Bayview hammer attack
A North Idaho woman died Monday after she and three others were bludgeoned with a hammer in what authorities describe as an ongoing neighbor dispute that took a violent twist.
Fri., Dec. 10, 2010
Two facing assault trial arrested again
Two men arrested on assault charges last summer were arrested again early Thursday after a traffic stop led to the discovery of cocaine, Ecstasy, marijuana and misdemeanor warrants.
Fri., Dec. 3, 2010
Jail deputy injured in fight with inmate
A Spokane County Jail deputy fractured his hand during a scuffle with an inmate last month.
Thu., Dec. 2, 2010, 12:17 p.m.
Man greeted SWAT team with knife, sheriff’s office says
A man involved in a stolen property investigation threatened a SWAT team with a large knife on Wednesday, the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office said today.
Wed., Dec. 1, 2010
Man pleads guilty to shooting counts
A man pleaded guilty Tuesday to shooting into a Spokane Valley apartment complex last February. One of the bullets hit a metal bedpost and landed near a sleeping toddler.
Wed., Nov. 17, 2010
Gunman earlier tried suicide
A gunman killed in a shootout with police last week had attempted suicide several times, been hospitalized at Eastern State Hospital and was described as “volatile and explosive” in a …
Wed., Nov. 17, 2010
Police arrest stabbing suspect
Spokane police early Monday arrested a 24-year-old man accused of stabbing two people Saturday near 10th Avenue and Maple Street. Charles Price Dimit was arrested at a home on South …