Stories tagged: Barry McHugh
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 20, 2017, 8:12 p.m.
Kootenai County deputy not at fault in death of pedestrian on Highway 95
A Kootenai County Deputy who hit and killed a woman crossing Highway 95 in October was not at fault, an investigation by the Idaho State Police and the Kootenai County …
Wed., May 6, 2015, midnight
Coeur d’Alene police officer dies after being shot in line of duty
A Rathdrum man accused of gunning down a Coeur d’Alene police sergeant early Tuesday morning on a quiet residential street will be charged with murder. Sgt. Greg Moore, a 16-year …
Tue., Jan. 27, 2015, midnight
Idaho state senator wants ISP to conduct instant racing investigation
A state senator from Coeur d’Alene says he thinks the Idaho State Police is the right agency to investigate the legality of slot-like machines known as instant horse racing terminals …
Thu., Jan. 15, 2015, midnight
Doug Clark: Bubblegum warrant beats getting chewed out by My Old Man
So the Kootenai County prosecutor has admitted that putting a warrant out on a 9-year-old who’s accused of grabbing bubblegum from a grocery store was not, um, warranted. “I have …
Tue., Jan. 13, 2015, 3:36 p.m.
Prosecutor says arrest warrant for 9-year-old a mistake
POST FALLS, Idaho — An Idaho prosecutor said he made a mistake when he requested an arrest warrant for a 9-year-old boy who was taken into custody and released the …
Wed., Jan. 7, 2015, 9:49 p.m.
Prosecutor will seek death penalty in Post Falls double murder case
The Kootenai County prosecutor intends to seek the death penalty for a man charged with murder in the deaths of his wife and her young daughter in Post Falls last …
Thu., July 10, 2014, midnight
Suspect told friend he ‘had to kill’ 6-year-old girl as well as mother
The man accused of strangling his wife and her little girl in their Post Falls apartment Tuesday first removed his own two young daughters from the household before returning to …
Wed., Dec. 18, 2013, midnight
Kootenai County commissioners decline to vote on gun ordinance
Kootenai County commissioners opted against voting Tuesday on a proposed ordinance declaring all federal gun laws invalid and directing the sheriff to prevent enforcement of such laws. “Ultimately it’s not …
Sun., June 3, 2012, midnight
Former Kootenai County deputy prosecutor claims age bias
A former deputy prosecutor in Kootenai County claims he was asked to take a psycho-sexual examination as part of a plot to get rid of him because of his age. …
Sun., March 25, 2012, midnight
Huckleberries: Is Hagadone having his hydroplane dream again?
Huckleberries hears that the Hagadone Corp. and allies are working behind the scenes to bring a small hydroplane regatta to the north shore of Lake Coeur d’Alene late this summer. …
Sat., March 10, 2012, midnight
Idaho man pleads guilty to murdering neighbor with hammer
A North Idaho man who bludgeoned four people with a hammer in a brutal murder in Bayview last year has pleaded guilty. Larry Ward Cragun, 32, faces a mandatory life …
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 30, 2011, 1:10 p.m.
NW today: Boy’s shooting death under review
Kootenai County Prosecutor Barry McHugh says he is reviewing the death of a 7-year-old Coeur d’Alene boy who was shot and killed during a hunting trip.
Fri., Nov. 4, 2011, midnight
Couple held in death of Post Falls toddler
Post Falls police arrested a Post Falls couple in the January 2009 death of 2-year-old Karina Janay Moore, who was fatally injured while in the couple’s foster care. Jeremy and …
Mon., July 11, 2011, midnight
North Idaho assessment appeal denied
A person can’t appeal the property assessment on land the person doesn’t own, the Kootenai County prosecutor has determined. Prosecutor Barry McHugh said he made his decision after analyzing Idaho …
Thu., May 19, 2011, midnight
Board to weigh alleged assault
The mother of a Kellogg High School student who was allegedly stripped by other girls during a bus ride earlier this month said she’s angry that her daughter’s assailants might …
Fri., Jan. 14, 2011, 3:46 p.m.
Post Falls man sentenced to 10 years for breaking boy’s leg
A Post Falls man was sentenced today to ten years in prison for felony injury to a child for breaking the leg of his fiancée’s child, according to the Kootenai …
Mon., Dec. 27, 2010, midnight
Woman finds support, new puppy after dog poisoning
An Athol woman whose dog died in April after a suspected poisoning has found a new puppy. Kathleen Callahan turned 58 on Dec. 4. The day before, she brought Aussie, …
Tue., Nov. 2, 2010, midnight
BNSF suing Kootenai County over new regulations
BNSF Railway Co. is suing Kootenai County over new regulations proposed for the railroad’s Hauser diesel refueling depot. The railroad – which refuels an average of 30 trains at the …
Fri., Oct. 29, 2010, midnight
Brothers guilty of racially harassing man
Following the third trial in eight months, two Coeur d’Alene brothers were found guilty Thursday of racially harassing and threatening a Hispanic man in August 2009. Sentencing was set for …
Thu., Oct. 28, 2010, midnight
Defendant has tattoos linked to Aryan beliefs
The tattoos on a man accused of racially harassing a Hispanic man last summer are common symbols representing Aryan neo-Nazi beliefs, the Idaho Department of Correction’s top official on gang …
Wed., Oct. 13, 2010, midnight
Boy’s fatal injury recounted
A Post Falls baby sitter accused of murdering a 3-year-old boy told police after failing a polygraph test, “I hurt a poor little defenseless boy … And it was all …
Mon., Oct. 4, 2010, midnight
Post Falls man sentenced for theft
A Post Falls man was sentenced to six years in state prison Wednesday for taking money from a Kootenai County real estate firm. Jerry A. Hill, 52, was convicted in …
Sun., Oct. 3, 2010, midnight
Sex with minor nets at least 8-year term
A Coeur d’Alene man will spend at least eight years in prison for five counts of lewd and lascivious conduct with a 14-year-old girl.
Thu., Sept. 30, 2010, midnight
Prosecutor says fatal stabbing was self-defense
No charges will be filed against a Rathdrum man in the Sept. 24 stabbing death of his daughter’s boyfriend, Kootenai County Prosecuting Attorney Barry McHugh announced Wednesday. Based on the …
Wed., Sept. 29, 2010, 8:55 p.m.
No charges in fatal Rathdrum stabbing
No charges will be filed against a Rathdrum man in the Sept. 24 stabbing death of his daughter’s boyfriend, Kootenai County Prosecuting Attorney Barry McHugh announced today. Based on the …
Sat., May 8, 2010, midnight
Officer accused of using divorce to hide assets
Spokane police Officer Karl F. Thompson Jr. divorced his wife to shield his assets and force taxpayers to foot the bill for his criminal defense, the federal prosecutor in the …
Thu., April 29, 2010, 10:27 a.m.
Prosecutor calls for third trial in hate crime case
Kootenai County Prosecutor Barry McHugh said today that he will re-try two Coeur d’Alene brothers on malicious harassment charges.
Thu., April 29, 2010, midnight
Man sentenced for heroin crime
A Coeur d’Alene heroin dealer will spend four to 15 years in prison after being sentenced in Kootenai County District Court.
Tue., April 7, 2009, 12:01 a.m.
Medication thefts prompt jail firings
Stolen inmate medications led to the firing of three employees at the Kootenai County Jail in an investigation that began more than a year ago, Sheriff Rocky Watson said Monday. …