A nine-page order from Senior U.S. District Court Judge Justin Quackenbush dismisses the latest appeal lodged by Kevin W. Harpham, the man who placed an explosive along the route of …
A decision handed down by Washington Appellate Court judges reversing the conviction of Heath T. Wisdom based on an unlawful search.
A report on suggested criminal justice reforms by the Spokane Regional Criminal Justice Commission.
The 9th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals announces it’ll hold its first ever hearings in Pocatello, Idaho, and will permit cameras in the courtroom by advance arrangement, a move rarely …
Lawsuit filed by Gary Keller seeking damages against Jon Strine, whose vehicle struck a motorcycle driven by Keller and his wife, Lorri Keller, causing fatal injuries to her and leaving …
A March 24, 2009, decision, the U.S. District Court decision out of Seattle that dismisses a lawsuit against nursing home operator Extendicare.
A letter from Barb Prokopich dated March 30, 2009, entered in Shellye Stark’s defense after her conviction of first-degree murder.
Statement by Michael Cathcart, the juror dismissed from the Shellye Stark murder trial.
A supporting statement for Shellye Stark’s petition for a restraining order against her husband, Dale Robert Starks. Shellye Stark is going to trial on charges of first-degree murder in his …
Police affidavit of facts in the death of Dale Robert Stark. His estranged wife, Shellye Stark, is going to trial on charges of first-degree murder in his death.
Defendant Tyler W. Gassman’s motion to dismiss the drug and robbery case against him because of prosecutorial misconduct.
Insulting emails between defense and prosecuting attorneys in a controversial criminal case involving drugs and robbery.
A document filed by the lawyer for Shellye Stark opposing efforts by the administrator of her slain husband’s estate to have a judge determine who will receive the inheritance. Stark …
Police statement of arresting officer and affidavit of probable cause in the arrest of Shellye Stark in the killing of her estranged husband. Stark is going to trial on charges …
The administrator of Dale Robert Stark’s estate argues that Stark’s will should not go to his wife, Shellye Stark, who has been charged with first-degree murder in his death.
Shellye Stark’s Dec. 7, 2007, petition for a restraining against husband, Dale Robert Stark. Shellye Stark is going to trial on charges of first-degree murder in his death.
A Washington appellate court opinion published Feb. 3, 2009, that finds a company can’t claim a worker’s ineptitude or incompetence disqualifies that fired worker for unemployment benefits. The opinion stems …
A multimillion dollar lawsuit filed by 11 property owners against Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway for causing a 365-acre wildfire in summer 2007.
Dr. E. Clay Jorgensen’s psychological evaluation of Adriana Lytle.
Dr. Frank Hamilton’s evaluation of Adriana Lytle.
Public defender’s sentencing memorandum for Adriana Lytle.
Statement from Cindy Lord, mother of Adriana Lytle, in her daughter’s sentencing.
Prosecutor’s sentencing memorandum for Adriana Lytle.
The Spokane prosecuting attorney’s sentencing memorandum in the homicide-by-abuse case of Jonathan Lytle.
The defense attorney’s sentencing memorandum in the homicide-by-abuse case of Jonathan Lytle.
A Washington State Supreme Court ruling in which the court throws out the sentence of convicted killer Robert Doney Jr., sending him back to court for resentencing.
James Edward Pratt pleads guilty to possessing and transporting prohibited wildlife in a case of rhesus monkey smuggling.
Indictment against Gypsy Lawson, Fran Ogren and James Edwards Pratt