Stories tagged: Assault
Wed., Aug. 31, 2016, 7:22 a.m.
Chris Brown freed after police stand-off, arrest
Chris Brown can’t avoid trouble. Following a bizarre, hourslong stand-off with police, the “No Air” and “Kiss Kiss” singer was arrested Tuesday afternoon on suspicion of assault with a deadly …
Wed., Aug. 31, 2016, 5:26 a.m.
Four students arrested after pregnant classmate attacked
Police say four Alabama high school students have been arrested after attacking a pregnant classmate in a classroom.
Wed., Aug. 31, 2016, midnight
100 years ago in Spokane: ‘Thug’ assaults nurse
From our archives, 100 years ago A mysterious “thug” lured Miss Catherine Powell, a trained nurse, into the woods, where he assaulted her.
Sat., Aug. 27, 2016, midnight
100 years ago in Spokane: Drunken engineer engages police in gun battle
From our archives, 100 years ago A drunken locomotive engineer and two policemen engaged in a bloody gun duel on the downtown streets — and it all began when a …
Wed., Aug. 24, 2016, midnight
100 years ago in Spokane: Husband and wife take credit for shooting cobbler in drunken fracas.
From our archives, 100 years ago Police were certain of one thing – someone shot J.L. Watson, a shoemaker, during a lodging house fracas – but they weren’t certain if …
Tue., Aug. 9, 2016, 5:05 p.m.
Post Falls man accused in stabbing incident reaches plea deal
An Idaho man accused of stabbing another man near Stanley, North Dakota, last summer has reached a plea deal that allows him to avoid prison time.
Thu., Aug. 4, 2016, 1:28 p.m.
Man brutally assaulted behind Spokane Valley church
Spokane Valley deputies are investigating the “brutal assault” of a 58-year-old Ed Salvadorian man behind a Spokane Valley church Wednesday.
Wed., Aug. 3, 2016, 2:01 p.m.
Man faces assault charges after chasing roommate around with kitchen utensils
A man is being charged with first-degree assault after chasing his roommate around the house with kitchen utensils and making slashing motions, saying “I’m going to kill you.”
Tue., Aug. 2, 2016, 1:30 p.m.
Spokane man jailed after weekend standoff in Walla Walla
Bail was set at $50,000 this morning for a Spokane man suspected of several felonies in Walla Walla, including first-degree assault, first-degree kidnapping and possession of a dangerous weapon.
Fri., July 29, 2016, 10:02 a.m.
Girl, 14, slits teen’s throat in hope of 1st kill, police say
A 14-year-old Wisconsin girl tried to kill her brother’s girlfriend, slitting her throat and telling her during the attack that she was a psychopath looking for her first kill, according …
UPDATED: Fri., July 29, 2016, 3:45 p.m.
Man injured in north Spokane shooting; suspect arrested
A man was shot early Friday near Glass Park in northeastern Spokane. Police were called to the area near Cincinnati Street and Rich Avenue after receiving multiple calls reporting hearing …
Wed., July 27, 2016, 5:05 p.m.
Dr. Dre beats gun rap following Malibu driveway encounter
LOS ANGELES – Los Angeles prosecutors have declined to bring gun charges against rapper Dr. Dre. A spokesman for the Los Angeles district attorney said Wednesday there was a lack …
Wed., July 27, 2016, 7:35 a.m.
Victim in South Hill shooting identified
A man suffering from a gunshot wound was found Tuesday night while driving erratically on the South Hill. Callers reported the driver near Rockwood and Southeast boulevards about 10 p.m., …
Tue., July 26, 2016, 5:05 p.m.
Long prison term given to Coeur d’Alene sex offender who attacked co-worker
A Coeur d’Alene sex offender was sentenced Tuesday to 55 years in prison for an assault on a co-worker last fall.
Tue., July 26, 2016, 4:46 p.m.
Liberty Aquatic Center closed Sunday after assault, harassment of employees
Liberty Aquatic Center in the East Central neighborhood was closed Sunday after reports of an assault and harassment directed against pool employees caused some to fear returning to work.
Mon., July 25, 2016, 3:01 p.m.
Man swings saw blade, claims gang affiliation at downtown Spokane bar
A man was arrested Sunday night after he allegedly held a saw blade to another man’s neck and claimed to be a gang member outside a bar in downtown Spokane.
Sun., July 24, 2016, 3:31 p.m.
Witnesses say WSU football players assaulted 2 students
A group of Washington State University football players is being blamed for a brutal assault that left one student unconscious and another with a fractured jaw.
Wed., July 20, 2016, 3:22 p.m.
Woman accused of tying up, assaulting 91-year-old man
A woman has been arrested after reportedly confessing to tying up, gagging, assaulting and robbing a 91-year-old man in his Spokane Valley apartment.
Sat., July 16, 2016, 1:33 p.m.
Mistrial in rape trial of ex-Pasco police officer Richard Aguirre
A mistrial has been declared in a case involving a 52-year-old former Pasco police officer.
Wed., July 13, 2016, 11:31 a.m.
Hot sauce attack? Man accused of pouring it on wife’s face during fight
A Port Orchard man has been charged for an assault on his wife in which he allegedly doused her face with hot sauce after an argument at their apartment.
Wed., July 13, 2016, 9:56 a.m.
Ex-sheriff’s corporal admits choking deputy
A Washington County Sheriff’s Office corporal who was fired last year over domestic violence allegations has pleaded guilty to choking a fellow employee.
Mon., July 11, 2016, 9:10 p.m.
Victim in Kettle Falls assault says family was targeted for their skin color
A man accused of calling a Kettle Falls businessman and his family terrorists, threatening them with a knife and breaking into their home Saturday night is in the Stevens County …
Thu., July 7, 2016, 12:46 p.m.
Police arrest woman suspected of robbing elderly man at ATM
Spokane police say they’ve arrested a woman who
Wed., July 6, 2016, 2:36 p.m.
Man who ‘pistol-whipped’ woman gets nine-year sentence
A 36-year-old man will spend more than nine years in prison for “pistol-whipping” and strangling a woman who disturbed him while he was sleeping, the Spokane Police Department said Wednesday.
Sat., July 2, 2016, 9:20 a.m.
Islamic group: Muslim man beaten outside Omar Mateen’s mosque
An Islamic group says a Muslim man was beaten outside the Fort Pierce Islamic Center that Orlando nightclub shooter Omar Mateen had attended.
Tue., June 28, 2016, 3:33 p.m.
Four teens arrested for assault, robbery attempt at Spokane Valley Zip Trip
Tips from the public have led to the arrest of four people suspected of assaulting a customer who tried to intervene in a robbery attempt at the Zip Trip at …
Wed., June 22, 2016, 4:59 p.m.
Deputies seek four men who assaulted store clerk, customer during robbery attempt
Deputies are looking for four men suspected of beating a gas station customer who tried to intervene when the men assaulted an employee during a robbery attempt early Sunday morning.
Mon., June 20, 2016, midnight
High-speed chase across state line ends with arrest, 19-year-old suspected of firing at officers
A 19-year-old driver led several law enforcement agencies on a high-speed chase Sunday night and into Monday morning, plowing over spike strips and allegedly shooting at an officer.
Wed., June 15, 2016, 4:38 p.m.
Police: Man locked himself in bathroom with 3-year-old son, heroin needles
When police showed up at his north Spokane home Friday night, a man allegedly barricaded himself in a bathroom with his 3-year-old son and multiple containers and syringes of heroin.
Wed., June 8, 2016, 6:52 p.m.
Stanford sex assault victim becomes a powerful symbol
With her furious and graphic 12-page letter to the court, the young woman at the center of the Stanford University sexual assault case has instantly become a powerful symbol of …