Stories tagged: Assault
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Gianforte endorsements rescinded after assault charge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.
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.