Stories tagged: crime
MONDAY, MARCH 27, 2017, 9:45 A.M.
Judge won’t release Mexican man jailed near Seattle
A federal judge has affirmed an earlier decision not to release a Mexican man who was arrested near Seattle despite his participation in a program meant to protect those brought …
UPDATED: MONDAY, MARCH 27, 2017, 11 A.M.
Spokane police seize large amount of drugs, guns in four separate incidents over the weekend
The Spokane Police department seized a significant amount of guns and drugs in four separate incidents over the weekend, including arresting one man with three military-style rifles in his possession.
MONDAY, MARCH 27, 2017, 8:47 A.M.
No sex with animals: Ohio enacts bestiality law
It’s now illegal in Ohio for people to engage in sexual conduct or related acts with animals; the state didn’t have anti-bestiality laws until the change took effect last week.
SUNDAY, MARCH 26, 2017, 3:09 P.M.
Body on bridge ID’d, but mystery still unsolved
During the early hours of a warm summer morning last year, a Washington State Patrol trooper stopped to check on an unattended pickup parked along Interstate 82 northeast of Selah …
UPDATED: SUNDAY, MARCH 26, 2017, 7:09 P.M.
Shooting at Cincinnati nightclub kills 1, injures 15
Gunfire erupted early Sunday inside a crowded Cincinnati nightclub after a dispute broke out among several men, killing one man and injuring 15 other people, authorities said.
FRIDAY, MARCH 24, 2017, 10:18 A.M.
Caretaker, neighbor accused of setting Oregon woman on fire
Official say two northern Oregon women are facing several charges including murder after they were suspected of setting a woman on fire days before Christmas.
UPDATED: FRIDAY, MARCH 24, 2017, 3:52 P.M.
Couple caught in Wyoming with 48 pounds of marijuana bought in Oregon
Southern Wyoming police say a couple arrested in possession of 48 pounds of marijuana purchased in Oregon was planning on selling it in Indiana.
FRIDAY, MARCH 24, 2017, 9:37 A.M.
Oregon man sentenced to life in prison for murder of wife
A Roseburg man convicted of murdering his wife has been sentenced to life in prison.
FRIDAY, MARCH 24, 2017, 9:15 A.M.
Naked man destroys home in Edmonds, police say
Authorities say a naked man’s fight with police ended in the fiery destruction of a luxury home in Edmonds.
UPDATED: FRIDAY, MARCH 24, 2017, 1:35 P.M.
TSA agent pleads guilty to voyeurism charge
A security worker at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport accused of taking photos from underneath passengers’ skirts has pleaded guilty to a lesser charge as part of a plea deal.
THURSDAY, MARCH 23, 2017, 1:52 P.M.
Teacher accused of having sex with student heads to trial
A former high school teacher in Idaho will stand trial for having sex with a former student. Nichole Thiel was bound over to district court on Wednesday after the victim …
THURSDAY, MARCH 23, 2017, 1:42 P.M.
Attorney for suspect in Maryland school rape case says client is wrongly accused
Henry Sanchez Milian, one of two suspects charged in the rape of a 14-year-old girl in a bathroom at a Maryland high school did not do what he is accused …
THURSDAY, MARCH 23, 2017, 9:38 A.M.
Two Bend teens arrested for allegedly selling fake gold bars
Police have arrested two teenagers in Central Oregon for allegedly selling fake gold bars to unsuspecting adults in the past year.
THURSDAY, MARCH 23, 2017, 8:37 A.M.
Teen fight videos surface on social media
Videos posted to social media sites showing fights involving teenagers from area schools have raised questions about what consequences – if any – the teens in the videos or the …
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 22, 2017, 4:02 P.M.
Idaho man who didn’t match murder DNA freed after 20 years
An Idaho man who experts say was coerced into a false murder confession is now free after spending half of his life behind bars.
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 22, 2017, 3:50 P.M.
Former fugitive doctor gets more than 44 years for rape
A former Oregon doctor who previously fled the country to avoid federal drug charges has been sentenced to more than 44 years in prison for rape.
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 22, 2017, 3:35 P.M.
Vegas cab driver arrested after sex assault seen on video
Officials say a Las Vegas cab company looking for a woman’s cellphone found, instead, surveillance video footage of their taxi driver sexually assaulting the customer while she was passed out.
UPDATED: WEDNESDAY, MARCH 22, 2017, 12:23 P.M.
Teen gang raped in assault broadcast on Facebook Live afraid to come home
The mother of a 15-year-old girl whose apparent sexual assault was streamed live on Facebook said Wednesday that her daughter has received online threats since the attack and that neighborhood …
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 22, 2017, 9:55 A.M.
Pair face charges after children taken from home
A Lewiston man who allegedly helped a friend hide her children from police – against a court order prohibiting the woman from having contact with the children – faces two …
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 22, 2017, 9:46 A.M.
Seattle-area youth bowling coach facing child porn charge
A youth bowling coach from the Seattle area has been charged with possessing images of child pornography that show him sexually abusing one of his team members.
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 22, 2017, 9:38 A.M.
Ex-teacher caught in Snohomish County sex sting enters plea
A former Washington state middle school teacher who was arrested in an undercover sex sting operation has pleaded guilty to communicating with a minor for immoral purposes.
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 22, 2017, 9:25 A.M.
Man accused of holding woman in home, repeatedly raping her
A 37-year-old man has been charged with rape after a woman who lives near Bremerton told police that he held her against her will for two months and repeatedly assaulted …
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 22, 2017, 9:23 A.M.
High school rape gets drawn into immigration debate
As officials reported that one of two students charged with raping a 14-year-old girl in a Maryland high school bathroom entered the United States illegally, the crime became part of …
UPDATED: WEDNESDAY, MARCH 22, 2017, 11:42 A.M.
Second trial starts for former Pasco officer accused of rape, assault
“Who are you?” a woman said she asked Richard Aguirre after waking up from an alleged sexual assault. She knew Aguirre her entire life, took trips with him, and at …
TUESDAY, MARCH 21, 2017, 7:58 P.M.
LAPD: Latinos report fewer sex crimes amid immigration fears
Reports of sexual assaults and domestic violence among Los Angeles’ Latino population have plummeted since the beginning of the year, amid fears that immigrants in the country illegally could face …
UPDATED: WEDNESDAY, MARCH 22, 2017, 8:53 A.M.
Political infighting between Spokane police, prosecutors, medical examiner leaves death investigations unsolved
A unusual dispute between investigators, prosecutors and the Spokane County Medical Examiner’s office regarding the findings of a 2012 autopsy has allowed a man linked to two Spokane killings to …
UPDATED: TUESDAY, MARCH 21, 2017, 4:34 P.M.
Police: Chicago teen apparently gang-raped on Facebook Live
A 15-year-old Chicago girl was apparently sexually assaulted by five or six men or boys on Facebook Live, and none of the roughly 40 people who watched the live video …
TUESDAY, MARCH 21, 2017, 1:14 P.M.
Prosecutors work out deal to release man convicted in 1996
An Idaho man is expected to be released from prison after spending nearly half his life in a cell.
TUESDAY, MARCH 21, 2017, 10:48 A.M.
Man gets 10 years in Central Oregon shooting death
A Central Oregon man has been sentenced to 10 years in prison after pleading guilty to manslaughter in the shooting death of a man who sold him fake methamphetamine.
TUESDAY, MARCH 21, 2017, 10:45 A.M.
Jailed man who attempted suicide dies at hospital
Authorities say a man who was jailed in Hillsboro has died at a hospital after attempting to kill himself.