Stories tagged: Attempted murder
UPDATED: Wed., May 8, 2019, 10:09 p.m.
Man charged with attempted murder, first-degree arson for allegedly setting girlfriend’s house on fire
A man suspected of setting multiple fires at his girlfriend’s home while she was still inside has been charged with attempted murder and first-degree arson.
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 2, 2019, 7:25 p.m.
Multiple confidential witnesses – and posts on social media app Snapchat – helped Spokane County sheriff’s detectives track down three people believed to be involved in the October shooting of …
UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 11, 2018, 10:16 p.m.
Sheriff’s deputies arrested two men suspected of ambushing another man at his home and beating him with a hammer in northern Spokane County.
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 6, 2018, 4:59 p.m.
Federal agents have arrested a Western Washington man in connection with an Oct. 27 shooting that injured three people outside the Zip’s Drive-in in Cheney.
UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 19, 2018, 7:50 p.m.
A 30-year-old man accused of stabbing a boy several times inside a Spokane Valley gas station reportedly told detectives he took 16 cough-medicine pills and then “felt possessed.”
UPDATED: Tue., June 26, 2018, 9:50 p.m.
Stafone Fuentes, 33, was convicted Tuesday of first-degree attempted murder and first-degree assault.
UPDATED: Tue., June 19, 2018, 10:10 p.m.
Defense attorney Richard Wall wasted little time Tuesday morning lambasting the state’s evidence as a “complete fabrication,” as he delivered opening arguments in the attempted murder trial of a career …
Mon., May 21, 2018, 4:47 p.m.
An Everett man is accused of holding down his ex-girlfriend at a Mukilteo hotel, shoving Xanax down her throat and forcing a fentanyl spray up her nose in what police …
UPDATED: Tue., March 27, 2018, 8:51 p.m.
Doctors say a Ukrainian refugee who blamed demons and voices in his head for telling him to kill his wife is competent to stand trial.
Thu., Nov. 23, 2017, 2:58 p.m.
An Idaho man was arrested after authorities say he attempted to ambush and kill his son.
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 20, 2017, 9:48 p.m.
A convicted felon has been arrested for attempted murder after allegedly firing a gun at a pursuing deputy early Wednesday.
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 17, 2017, 7:20 p.m.
A Spokane man arrested for beating his girlfriend with a baseball bat Wednesday is an actor who recently appeared in an episode of “Twin Peaks” and was a regular background …
UPDATED: Mon., July 31, 2017, 3:25 p.m.
Koman Belko, a Steptoe automobile dealer, and his business partner, D.W. Smith, were having a business dispute.
UPDATED: Thu., June 22, 2017, 4:57 p.m.
After cutting a deal with prosecutors, a 21-year-old man likely will spend less than two years in prison for the brutal beating of an Eastern Washington University student.
UPDATED: Wed., May 24, 2017, 7:28 p.m.
A teenager who reportedly told deputies that the only reason he didn’t shoot one of them is because he forgot to take the safety off his gun has been sentenced …
Tue., April 25, 2017, 7:05 p.m.
Statute of limitations on attempted murder lengthened to 10 years.
UPDATED: Tue., April 18, 2017, 11:08 p.m.
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: Wed., April 19, 2017, 9:45 a.m.
John T. Mellgren did not testify in his trial for the baseball bat beating that nearly killed an EWU student last year.
UPDATED: Thu., April 13, 2017, 10:43 p.m.
For the first time since being beaten by three men in the parking lot of his Cheney apartment complex in October, Robert “Drew” Schreiber faced one of his accused attackers. …
UPDATED: Tue., April 11, 2017, 11:08 p.m.
Attempted murder suspect claims baseball-bat beating of EWU student was ‘horrible college fight gone wrong’
The baseball-bat beating that left an Eastern Washington University track team member with brain damage happened because of a “horrible college fight gone wrong,” a defense attorney told Spokane jurors …
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 2, 2017, 10:45 p.m.
Martie Soderberg is facing nearly a dozen new criminal charges because of information that turned up while detectives were investigating her for attempting to have her husband murdered.
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 12, 2017, 10:29 p.m.
Video surveillance footage, including some from the Hells Angels Club House on East Sprague, helped police identify the man who shot a teenage boy outside the Bel-Air Motel just after …
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 12, 2017, 7:30 a.m.
Dakota Runge turned 17 years old in his hospital bed Wednesday, hooked up to machines as doctors treat him for a gunshot wound to the back of the head.
Thu., Jan. 5, 2017, 12:52 p.m.
A Salem man has been charged with attempted murder for driving into a crowd of people early on New Year’s Day.
Mon., Oct. 17, 2016, 6:11 p.m.
The Eastern Washington University student who was brutally beaten at an apartment complex Oct. 8 may have jumped from a second-story window to chase after the suspects’ car before the …
Sat., Oct. 15, 2016, 2:39 p.m.
At a Saturday track meet in Lewiston, Idaho, the runners from Eastern Washington University wore the letter “D” on their jerseys to honor one their brightest stars.
Sat., Oct. 15, 2016, 12:41 p.m.
A man wanted on a warrant for attempted murder was arrested in North Spokane early Saturday morning after an all night standoff with police.
Fri., Oct. 14, 2016, 1:02 p.m.
A 24-year-old man has been charged with attempted murder in connection with an Oct. 8 assault that critically injured another man at an apartment complex near Eastern Washington University.
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 6, 2016, 2:35 p.m.
Spokane County Sheriff’s deputies made a gruesome discovery Wednesday night while responding to a call of a domestic violence dispute in Spokane Valley.
Mon., Aug. 29, 2016, 10:34 a.m.
A woman was jailed Sunday night after she was accused of firing a handgun at another woman in a car in Kootenai County. Kootenai County Sheriff’s deputies were called to …