Stories tagged: Assault
Fri., June 9, 2017, 7:40 a.m.
Washington man attacked deputy, then punched dog, police say
A 21-year-old man accused of attacking a deputy and punching a police dog in the head has been arrested.
Thu., June 8, 2017, 12:55 p.m.
California school student pricks schoolmates with needle
A San Francisco Bay Area school district advised the families of 14 elementary school students to take their kids to doctors after another student pricked them with a needle, a …
Thu., June 8, 2017, 12:34 p.m.
Portland man stabbed on train remembered as courageous
The mother of a young man killed aboard a Portland light-rail train assured mourners at a memorial service in their hometown that he did not die in vain.
UPDATED: Wed., June 7, 2017, 9 p.m.
Gianforte apologizes to reporter for assault before election
U.S. Rep.-elect Greg Gianforte of Montana says in an apology letter that he “had no right to assault” a reporter.
Wed., June 7, 2017, 1:08 p.m.
Police: Passenger cut with butter knife on Oregon train
Authorities arrested a 24-year-old man accused of cutting a passenger with a butter knife on a light-rail train near Portland.
Wed., June 7, 2017, 10 a.m.
Gianforte granted extension for appearance on assault charge
A judge has given Republican U.S. Rep.-elect Greg Gianforte until June 20 to appear in Gallatin County Justice Court to face a misdemeanor assault charge against a reporter.
Wed., June 7, 2017, 8:14 a.m.
Two minors charged for brutal beating of Idaho 15-year-old boy
Two Idaho juveniles have been charged with brutally beating a 15-year-old boy and then leaving him bloody and unconscious in a park; where his mother found him.
UPDATED: Tue., June 6, 2017, 11:36 a.m.
House set to condemn Turkish security attack on protesters
House Republicans and Democrats are set to unleash a wave of bipartisan fury against Turkey over violence against peaceful protesters carried out by bodyguards traveling with the country’s president.
Tue., June 6, 2017, 10:12 a.m.
Genesee man accused of stabbing ex-wife pleads not guilty
A Genesee, Idaho, man accused of stabbing his ex-wife 14 times in April and facing 60 years in prison pleaded not guilty Monday afternoon to felony counts of aggravated assault …
UPDATED: Mon., June 5, 2017, 5:41 p.m.
Spokane Valley robbery suspect turns himself in
The second suspect in an armed robbery that left a victim with stab wounds last week has turned himself in, the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office reported.
UPDATED: Fri., June 2, 2017, 3:42 p.m.
Press groups urge congressional probe on assault of reporter
A national coalition of press groups is asking a congressional ethics panel to consider disciplinary measures against Montana’s newly elected congressman, who is charged with throwing a reporter to the …
Fri., June 2, 2017, 12:35 p.m.
Oregon man committed to mental hospital after bias crime
An Oregon man who authorities say attacked a restaurant employee with a pipe while calling the worker a terrorist has been found guilty by reason of insanity.
UPDATED: Fri., June 2, 2017, 8:49 p.m.
82-year-old woman arrested after scuffle at Wichita airport
An 82-year-old Texas woman was arrested and booked into jail after scuffling with a security agent at the Eisenhower National Airport in Wichita.
Fri., May 26, 2017, 3:22 p.m.
Next for Montana’s new congressman: Day in court, then DC
Montana’s new congressman hasn’t even been sworn into his first public office, but people are already talking about his prospects in 2018 and even 2020.
Fri., May 26, 2017
Gianforte apology better late than never
The attack was shocking. The response was outrageous.
UPDATED: Thu., May 25, 2017, 10:35 p.m.
Spokane Valley teen accused of smashing windows with a baseball bat, attacking deputies
A Spokane Valley teenager was arrested Thursday afternoon after officials say he broke the window of a car with an infant inside, destroyed his mother’s apartment and attacked Sheriff’s deputies.
Thu., May 25, 2017, 9:53 a.m.
Fox News crew ‘watched in disbelief’ as Montana’s Greg Gianforte ‘slammed’ and ‘punched’ reporter
A Fox News reporter provided a vivid eyewitness account late Wednesday of an attack on a reporter by Montana Republican congressional candidate Greg Gianforte that led to him being cited …
Thu., May 25, 2017, 9:39 a.m.
Gianforte endorsements rescinded after assault charge
Republican congressional candidate Greg Gianforte lost multiple newspaper endorsements in Montana after he was cited for assault on the eve of Thursday’s election.
UPDATED: Thu., May 25, 2017, 2:14 p.m.
If Gianforte wins in Montana, the House likely has no choice but to welcome him
At nearly any other moment in the past two decades, a special House race in Montana would have been a quaint formality before the Republican candidate bought his plane ticket …
Tue., May 23, 2017, 11:33 a.m.
Man arrested in Oregon stabbings was recently in court
The man arrested in the stabbings of four people at an Oregon home was in a courtroom days before the attack.
UPDATED: Mon., May 22, 2017, 11:29 p.m.
Three hospitalized after shooting in Manito Park early Saturday
Three people were hospitalized after a shooting in Manito Park early Saturday morning.
Mon., May 22, 2017, 7:58 a.m.
Turkey slams U.S. over ‘aggressive’ acts against bodyguards
Turkey summoned the U.S. ambassador on Monday to protest what it called “aggressive and unprofessional actions” by American security personnel against Turkish bodyguards in Washington during President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s …
UPDATED: Tue., May 16, 2017, 10:03 a.m.
Assault trial begins for former WSU player Robert Barber
The trial for a former Washington State University football player accused of second-degree assault began Monday morning in the Whitman County Courthouse.
Thu., May 11, 2017, 10:21 a.m.
Police arrest man accused of snipping women’s hair on bus
Police in Portland have arrested a man accused of secretly snipping off locks of women’s hair on a public bus.
UPDATED: Sun., April 30, 2017, 8:49 p.m.
Locker room assault sparks effort to heal Idaho communities
Community leaders in Idaho are collecting stories of violence and discrimination in the wake of a sexual assault of a disabled black athlete by his white teammates that shocked not …
Tue., April 25, 2017, 8:44 a.m.
United passenger dragged off plane with ‘minimal but necessary force,’ police say
The Chicago Department of Aviation is defending the officers in the infamous United Airlines video, saying they used “minimal but necessary force” when they dragged a passenger off a flight.
Mon., April 24, 2017, 8:13 a.m.
Lawyer: Doctor dragged from United flight plans to file lawsuit
A lawyer for the Kentucky doctor who was dragged from a United Express flight says it’s too late for the airline’s CEO to apologize face-to-face and that his client intends …
UPDATED: Fri., April 21, 2017, 11:02 p.m.
Man who confessed to slapping women’s backsides appears in court
A man suspected of smacking numerous women on their backsides as they walked and jogged on the Centennial Trail and in downtown Spokane had his bond set at $11,000 during …
UPDATED: Thu., April 20, 2017, 10:56 p.m.
Man who claimed to be the Spokane Spanker has been arrested
The man who admitted on live television that he was the man who has been slapping women’s backsides as they walked or jogged on the Centennial Trail has been arrested.
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.