Stories tagged: Attempted murder
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 17, 2017, 7:20 p.m.
Local actor accused of beating woman with baseball bat at north Spokane business
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.
100 years ago in Spokane: Steptoe auto dealer arrives in Spokane with murder on his mind
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.
Second suspect in beating of EWU student enters plea deal, avoids trial for attempted murder
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.
Teen who tried to shoot sheriff’s deputy sentenced to 13 years in prison
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.
Attempted murder charges can be filed up to 10 years later
Statute of limitations on attempted murder lengthened to 10 years.
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: Wed., April 19, 2017, 9:45 a.m.
Case against man accused in baseball bat beating of EWU track student goes to jury
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.
EWU beating victim testifies against man accused of striking him with baseball bat
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.
Woman accused of hiring hit man to kill husband charged with welfare fraud, arson
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.
Monday’s shooting that critically injured a teen in east Spokane may have been a random attack
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, the teen shot Monday in east Spokane, battles for life
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.
Salem man accused of attempted murder for driving into crowd
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.
Beating victim may have jumped from window, chased after suspects’ car
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.
Second arrest made in brutal beating of EWU student
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.
Attempted murder suspect arrested in North Spokane after all night standoff with police
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.
Man charged with attempted murder in brutal beating near EWU
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.
Woman in Spokane Valley beaten and bloodied, found near a knife and pieces of her tongue
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.
Woman accused of firing gun at woman in Kootenai County
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 …
Thu., June 23, 2016, 2:39 p.m.
Man sentenced to 38 years in prison for slitting woman’s throat
A man convicted of slitting a woman’s throat and leaving her for dead was sentenced to 38 years in prison earlier this month.
Thu., May 12, 2016, 4:20 p.m.
Judge rejects insanity defense in attempted murder
Avery Latham barely moved as a Spokane County Superior Court judge told him he was guilty of four violent felony crimes.
Mon., May 9, 2016, 2 p.m.
Kyle Odom appears in Idaho court on attempted murder charge
Kyle Andrew Odom, the man accused of shooting Coeur d’Alene Pastor Tim Remington in March, appeared before a judge Monday on a charge of attempted first-degree murder.
Thu., April 21, 2016, 3:45 p.m.
Judge to decide where man accused of attempted murder will be locked up
During closing arguments, attorneys for Avery Latham say the 24-year-old should be found not guilty of attempted murder by reason of insanity.
Mon., Feb. 29, 2016, 4:46 p.m.
Records: Woman says jammed gun prevented estranged husband from shooting her
A Spokane Valley woman allegedly escaped being shot by her estranged husband when the gun he used jammed.
Sun., July 19, 2015
Arrest warrant issued in West Central shooting
A warrant has been issued for the arrest of a man in connection with a north Spokane shooting Monday morning. Forest J. Shields will face a charge of attempted first-degree …
Sat., July 18, 2015, 4:35 p.m.
Man accused of attempted murder in north Spokane shooting
A warrant has been issued for the arrest of a man in connection with a shooting Monday morning in north Spokane
Fri., June 12, 2015
Mother says shooting suspect has history of mental illness
A woman suspected of shooting her stepfather in the leg Wednesday at his Colbert home also may have shot him in the head and fired multiple shots at a visiting …
UPDATED: Thu., June 11, 2015, 2:53 p.m.
Woman, stepfather had history of violence before shooting
The woman suspected of shooting her stepfather in the leg Wednesday at his Colbert home also tried to shoot him in the head and fired multiple shots at a neighbor, …
Fri., June 27, 2014, 7:07 a.m.
Police find man wanted in attempted murder case
A man who police believe tried to strangle a woman on Saturday has been taken into custody by Post Falls police. Robert Gerald Davis, 44, was booked into the Kootenai …
Sat., March 15, 2014
Downtown shooting suspect also charged in drug ring
One of 39 suspects indicted Thursday on federal drug charges now faces allegations of attempted murder in a gang-related shooting that briefly closed a downtown Spokane music venue in February …