Stories tagged: Assault
Wed., Dec. 28, 2016, 11:46 a.m.
Inmate pleads guilty to beating Twin Falls murder suspect
A Buhl, Idaho, man has pleaded guilty to beating a Twin Falls murder suspect in the Twin Falls County Jail.
Tue., Dec. 27, 2016, 7:22 a.m.
Germany: 7 suspected of trying to set fire to homeless man
German investigators are questioning seven young men who are suspected of trying to set a homeless man alight in a Berlin subway station over Christmas.
Thu., Dec. 22, 2016, 8:07 p.m.
Shooting suspect arrested in Post Falls
Shooting suspect Chad E. Tipton was arrested in Post Falls Thursday afternoon after leading police on a brief chase.
Wed., Dec. 21, 2016, 10:31 a.m.
Adult punches 8th-grader during basketball altercation
An eighth-grade basketball player from southern Oregon needed 10 stitches after he was punched in the face by an adult during an altercation.
Wed., Dec. 21, 2016, 8:43 a.m.
Man accused of beating debtor, leaving him naked on roadside
A Boise man has been accused of abducting a man who owed him money, beating him and leaving him on the side of the road in freezing temperatures wearing nothing …
UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 20, 2016, 3:20 p.m.
Newsweek reporter seeks ID of Twitter user after seizure
Newsweek reporter who has epilepsy said he had a seizure after being sent a message on Twitter intended to trigger such an episode and is seeking information from the social …
Mon., Dec. 19, 2016, 4:37 p.m.
Student, 19, pleads to lesser charge in assault of black teammate in rural Idaho
A white Idaho high school football player who was charged with sexually assaulting a black, mentally disabled teammate in October 2015 pleaded guilty Friday to a lesser felony charge, and …
Thu., Dec. 15, 2016, 7:57 a.m.
Olympia mother sentenced to prison for cutting daughters’ throats
In the early hours of Jan. 25, 2015, Christina Booth called 911 and reported that her babies wouldn’t stop crying, and they needed medical attention.
Wed., Dec. 14, 2016, 11:59 a.m.
Suspended sentence for man accused of assault at Trump rally
A man accused of hitting a protester at a Donald Trump rally in North Carolina has received a 30-day suspended sentence and 12 months of unsupervised probation.
Tue., Dec. 6, 2016, 7:55 a.m.
Police officer convicted of assaulting man after car crash
An East Helena police officer accused of punching a 70-year-old man after a car crash has been convicted of misdemeanor assault.
Fri., Dec. 2, 2016, 1:12 p.m.
Men arrested for murder, assault for two July shootings in West Central
Two men are in the Spokane County Jail facing murder and assault charges for two shootings on July 30 that left one man dead and two others wounded.
Wed., Nov. 30, 2016, 10:58 a.m.
Mother accused of assaulting daughter over bad grade
A 44-year-old mother is accused of dousing her teen daughter in gasoline and threatening to light her on fire because of what the victim said was a bad test grade.
Tue., Nov. 29, 2016, 4:35 p.m.
Three charged in Gonzaga-area beatings and Taser assault
Charges have been filed against three men suspected of assaulting and robbing three people near Gonzaga University in July.
Tue., Nov. 29, 2016, 2:05 p.m.
Man awakes to hatchet attack in apartment complex for sex offenders
A man sleeping in a downtown Spokane apartment woke up when he was struck in the head with a hatchet Monday evening, according to court documents.
Mon., Nov. 28, 2016, 4:35 p.m.
Man accosted by knife-wielding stranger on west end of downtown Spokane
A man was attacked and nearly robbed Wednesday by an apparent stranger while walking down the street in downtown Spokane.
Fri., Nov. 25, 2016, 6 a.m.
Spokane fire captain contests discipline after incident with patient
A Spokane firefighter is contesting a three-shift suspension he received after being charged with assaulting a patient on a medical call.
Wed., Nov. 23, 2016, 10:52 a.m.
Man who shot 9 nails into woman’s head sentenced to prison
A former firefighter who shot nine 3-inch nails into the back of a woman’s head in a botched suicide pact has been sentenced to two years in state prison.
Tue., Nov. 22, 2016, 9:53 a.m.
Sheriff’s deputy recovering after assault by inmates
Officials say that a sheriff’s deputy was assaulted by two inmates at the Marion County jail.
Tue., Nov. 22, 2016, 7 a.m.
Police: Package bomb targeted man in Philadelphia apartment
A package bomb exploded in a downtown apartment early Tuesday after a man who apparently thought the manila envelope contained an inhaler opened it, police said. The victim was hospitalized …
Tue., Nov. 15, 2016, 6:15 p.m.
Arrests made in assault of “Deadliest Catch” star
The couple accused of assaulting former “Deadliest Catch” television show cast member Jake Harris have been arrested and booked into the Spokane County Jail on suspicion of first-degree robbery.
Mon., Nov. 14, 2016, 4:57 p.m.
Spokane nursing assistant, the victim of a brutal assault, now faces drug and exploitation charges
In early October, a 46-year-old nursing assistant was found brutally beaten outside a burning trailer in north Spokane. Now she faces charges of using methamphetamine and financially exploiting a patient …
Fri., Oct. 28, 2016, 12:03 p.m.
Father accused of assaulting baby daughter multiple times; doctor says injuries may cause girl to be permanently deaf and blind
Sebastian Smith, the father of Sequoia Smith, the baby who was hospitalized in late August after showing several signs of shaken baby syndrome, has been arrested on two charges of …
Tue., Oct. 25, 2016, 4:57 p.m.
EWU student wakes from coma after beating
The Eastern Washington University student who was brutally beaten by three men Oct. 8 has woken from a medically induced coma, but he faces a long road to recovery, his …
Fri., Oct. 21, 2016, 5:43 p.m.
Spokane Valley man poses as his wife on Facebook to lure and attack her lover
A Spokane Valley man faces criminal assault charges after posing as his wife online, meeting up with her lover, then pepper spraying and beating him with a metal object.
Thu., Oct. 20, 2016, 11:01 a.m.
Another woman accuses Donald Trump of groping
Another woman has come forward accusing Donald Trump of making unwanted sexual advances, saying the decades-old encounter left her feeling shame and disgust.
Tue., Oct. 18, 2016, 12:26 p.m.
People says 6 friends back writer’s Trump story
People magazine is reporting that six people have come forward to corroborate its former writer’s account of being sexually assaulted by Donald Trump.
Fri., Oct. 7, 2016, 1:24 p.m.
Woman hit by another woman shouting racial slurs punches back
A woman told police Thursday that she punched another women who was shouting racial slurs and death threats at her while holding a knife.
Tue., Sept. 27, 2016, 6:47 p.m.
Records: Evidence of sex assault among Dietrich, Idaho, students after attack
An Idaho school uncovered bullying, sexual harassment and sexual assault among students during its investigation into the rape of a black football player last year, according to recently released documents …
Tue., Sept. 27, 2016, 4 p.m.
Man charged with witness tampering after recorded phone calls from jail
A man accused of stabbing a man and threatening two women with a knife in June is now facing 16 counts of witness tampering based on recorded phone calls he …
Wed., Sept. 21, 2016, 8 a.m.
Tuesday night stabbing in north Spokane leaves one hospitalized
A stabbing Tuesday night in north Spokane left one person hospitalized with serious injurious.