Stories tagged: Assault
Thu., April 20, 2017, 10:53 a.m.
Denny’s customer set on fire at restaurant near Portland
Authorities say a 69-year-old man was critically injured when a man set him on fire at a Denny’s restaurant near Portland.
UPDATED: Tue., April 18, 2017, 11:08 p.m.
Spokane jury convicts man in baseball bat beating of EWU student
A Spokane jury convicted a man of attempted murder in the baseball bat beating last year of an Eastern Washington University student and track team member.
UPDATED: Thu., April 13, 2017, 9:56 p.m.
Dragged United Airlines passenger lost 2 teeth and broke his nose, lawyer says
The passenger dragged from a United flight lost two front teeth and suffered a broken nose and a concussion, one of his lawyers said Thursday, accusing the airline industry of …
UPDATED: Tue., April 11, 2017, 9:36 a.m.
Twitter users mock United Airlines over violent removal of passenger from plane
A day after viral videos of a bloodied man being dragged off an overbooked United Express flight at Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport by aviation security fueled criticism of the airline, …
UPDATED: Tue., April 11, 2017, 9:54 a.m.
United Airlines, Chicago taking heat over man dragged off plane
Several minutes after a passenger recorded a video watched around the world that showed security officers dragging another passenger off an overbooked United Express flight at Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport, …
Wed., April 5, 2017, 8:05 a.m.
Three boys admit to charges in assault of 5-year-old girl
Three boys accused of assaulting a 5-year-old girl at a southern Idaho apartment complex last year have admitted to the charges in juvenile court.
UPDATED: Thu., March 30, 2017, 8:20 p.m.
Spokane man accused of assaulting girlfriend is now accused of hiring hit men to kill her
A man in the Spokane County Jail since July accused of assaulting his then-girlfriend is now suspected of trying to hire at least two hit men to kill her.
UPDATED: Mon., March 27, 2017, 8:49 p.m.
Flying bong slices man’s hand during fight over lighter in Pasco
An argument over a lighter changed to possible vandalism then an assault when a man nearly bled to death in Pasco.
Fri., March 24, 2017, 10:27 p.m.
Oregon woman pleads guilty to assaulting passenger on flight
An Oregon woman pleaded guilty Friday to a felony assault charge that was filed after a female passenger complained that she had been groped during a flight from Las Vegas …
Fri., March 24, 2017, 8:37 a.m.
Former Pasco officer found innocent of rape
A former Pasco police officer has been found innocent of raping and assaulting a woman in 2014.
Thu., March 23, 2017, 8:37 a.m.
Teen fight videos surface on social media
Videos posted to social media sites showing fights involving teenagers from area schools have raised questions about what consequences – if any – the teens in the videos or the …
UPDATED: Wed., March 22, 2017, 12:23 p.m.
Teen gang raped in assault broadcast on Facebook Live afraid to come home
The mother of a 15-year-old girl whose apparent sexual assault was streamed live on Facebook said Wednesday that her daughter has received online threats since the attack and that neighborhood …
UPDATED: Wed., March 22, 2017, 11:42 a.m.
Second trial starts for former Pasco officer accused of rape, assault
“Who are you?” a woman said she asked Richard Aguirre after waking up from an alleged sexual assault. She knew Aguirre her entire life, took trips with him, and at …
Tue., March 21, 2017, 1:09 p.m.
Ex-cop gets 9 months for attack on restrained man
A now-former police officer has been sentenced to a nine months in prison for an attack on a restrained man at a Seattle hospital.
Tue., March 21, 2017, 10:49 a.m.
Oregon man gets 14 years for baby assault, jail fight
An Oregon man has been sentenced to 14 years in prison after pleading no contest to assaulting a baby and, later, a fellow inmate at the Linn County Jail.
UPDATED: Fri., March 10, 2017, 10:55 p.m.
Spokane Transit Authority bus driver assaulted by passenger
A Spokane Transit Authority driver was assaulted Friday morning as he was teaching a new driver the ropes in north Spokane.
UPDATED: Fri., March 10, 2017, 4:07 p.m.
SWAT team called for barricaded assault suspect on Spokane’s South Hill
Spokane Police brought in the SWAT team Friday morning to deal with an assault suspect who appeared to have barricaded himself inside a home in the 1200 block of West …
UPDATED: Fri., March 10, 2017, 8:28 p.m.
Trio accused of assault, pointing rifle at pedestrians near WSU Greek Row
Pullman police arrested three men early Friday after reports that they assaulted four men and pointed a rifle at pedestrians in the Greek Row area.
Tue., March 7, 2017, 12:11 p.m.
Bellingham man held on $500,000 bail in roommate’s death
A Bellingham man has been accused of beating his roommate to death and leaving him on their front lawn.
Thu., March 2, 2017, 9:41 a.m.
At least 57 al-Shabab extremists killed in Somalia assault
At least 57 members of the al-Shabab extremist group were killed Thursday as African Union and Somali forces attacked one of its camps, the AU peacekeeping mission in Somalia announced. …
Thu., March 2, 2017, 9:33 a.m.
Idaho Falls bar patrons attack man pointing rifle at crowd
A group of patrons were able to disarm a man who entered an Idaho Falls bar and pointed a rifle at the crowd.
Wed., March 1, 2017, 12:18 p.m.
Jail inmate charged with assaulting 2 corrections officers
A jail inmate in Yakima is facing new charges in connection with assaults on two corrections officers last week.
Wed., March 1, 2017, 8:21 a.m.
Man accused of unwanted toe-sucking, foot massaging at mall
A man accused of taking off a woman’s shoe and sucking her toes without permission at an Ohio mall is now accused of massaging the feet of other women without …
Tue., Feb. 28, 2017, 8:17 a.m.
Man sentenced for sex tourism assaults on girls in Philippines
A former Southern California teacher has been sentenced to 190 years in federal prison for traveling to the Philippines to have sex with young girls and videotaping the encounters.
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 27, 2017, 11:22 p.m.
Shadle Park High School student arrested on assault, firearm charges
A juvenile male Shadle Park High School student was taken into custody earlier today after allegedly assaulting another student off campus.
Mon., Feb. 27, 2017, 10:45 a.m.
Lakewood woman accused of throwing knives at children
A Washington state woman has been charged with assault after prosecutors say she threw knives at two children who lived across the hall from her in a Lakewood apartment complex.
Mon., Feb. 27, 2017, 10:11 a.m.
Uncle of boy killed over missing birthday cake gets 10 years
The uncle of a 9-year-old boy who was fatally beaten over a missing piece of birthday cake has been sentenced to 10 years imprisonment for handcuffing him to a chair …
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 24, 2017, 6:47 p.m.
Judge sentences high school football player in assault case
An Idaho judge has sentenced a high school football player to three years of probation and 300 hours of community service after prosecutors said he took part in a brutal …
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 16, 2017, 6:55 p.m.
Man jumps in Spokane River while fleeing police, Gonzaga University security
A man was fished out of the Spokane River on the Gonzaga University campus Wednesday night after he jumped in during an attempt to flee police.
Wed., Feb. 15, 2017, 9:37 a.m.
Woman charged with assaulting daughter with dirty diaper
A Great Falls woman is charged with assault on a minor after her 13-year-old daughter reported the woman held her down, rubbed a dirty diaper in her face and pushed …