Stories tagged: crime
Thu., Aug. 24, 2017, 11:47 a.m.
Pasco murder case ends in mistrial after parking-lot incident
A Pasco murder trial came to an abrupt end Wednesday after several reports of a woman yelling about the case while jurors were leaving the courthouse.
Thu., Aug. 24, 2017, 8:24 a.m.
Indian cities on lockdown before guru’s rape trial verdict
Several north Indian cities were under a security lockdown Thursday, a day before a court was expected to issue a verdict in a rape case involving the flamboyant leader of …
Wed., Aug. 23, 2017, 9:52 a.m.
Murderer serving life sentence dies in hospital
Authorities say a 77-year-old man convicted of murder died at a Salem hospital.
Wed., Aug. 23, 2017, 9:38 a.m.
Bank robbery charges filed against ‘AK-47 bandit’ suspect
Robbery charges have been filed in Nebraska against a man suspected of being the “AK-47 bandit,” who investigators believe robbed banks in five states.
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 23, 2017, 9:58 a.m.
Indiana man charged with abusing 14-year-old Montana girl
A 29-year-old Indiana man who started a crowdfunding site to raise money so he could travel to Montana to be with his 14-year-old “fiancee” is charged with felony sexual abuse …
Wed., Aug. 23, 2017, 8:20 a.m.
‘Institutional rape’ in Venezuela, Brazil’s chief prosecutor claims
Brazil’s attorney general is sharply criticizing the recent ouster of his counterpart in Venezuela.
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 22, 2017, 10:05 p.m.
Swastikas, bomb threat etched into WSU dorm walls trigger evacuation
Dozens of students were evacuated from Stimson Hall at Washington State University Monday night after students reported vandals had scratched several swastikas and a vague bomb threat onto dorm walls.
Tue., Aug. 22, 2017, 12:26 p.m.
L.A. sues Trump administration over threats to withhold funds for ‘sanctuary’ cities
The city of Los Angeles announced Tuesday that it is suing President Donald Trump’s Department of Justice, claiming that new conditions requiring police to cooperate with immigration enforcement officials to …
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 22, 2017, 8:39 p.m.
Bill Cosby retrial delayed until 2018
A Montgomery County judge on Tuesday agreed to delay Bill Cosby’s retrial until early 2018, acting on a request from the entertainer’s new defense team.
Mon., Aug. 21, 2017, 7:24 p.m.
Sheriff’s deputies searching for Hayden man missing since Saturday
Authorities in Kootenai County are searching for a 59-year-old Hayden man who was last seen walking toward Highway 95 in Hayden on Saturday afternoon.
Mon., Aug. 21, 2017, 3:46 p.m.
60 immigrants found in refrigerated truck trailer in Texas
Sixty immigrants have been found in a load of ice-covered broccoli in a refrigerated trailer that was searched at a South Texas border checkpoint, federal officials said Monday.
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 21, 2017, 11:26 p.m.
Judge orders Montana congressman Gianforte photographed, fingerprinted
Montana Rep. Greg Gianforte has lost his bid to avoid being booked, photographed and fingerprinted for assaulting a reporter the day before he was elected in May.
Mon., Aug. 21, 2017, 11:59 a.m.
Feds: Texas man tried planting bomb on Confederate statue
A Houston man has been arrested after being accused by authorities of trying to damage or destroy a Confederate statue at a Houston park with explosives.
Mon., Aug. 21, 2017, 10:10 a.m.
Cosby hires Michael Jackson’s lawyer for sex assault retrial
Bill Cosby has hired Michael Jackson’s former lawyer to represent him at his November retrial on sexual assault charges in Pennsylvania.
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 21, 2017, 11:25 p.m.
Family member in Idaho killings visits place where bodies found
Two months after the bodies of two women and a teenage girl were discovered inside a shed on the property of an Idaho home, a family member of two of …
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 16, 2017, 5:03 p.m.
Juvenile arrested in connection with deadly downtown Spokane shooting
Police have made an arrest in connection with a fatal downtown Spokane shooting Tuesday afternoon.
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 15, 2017, 11:04 p.m.
Detectives investigating fatal downtown Spokane shooting
Major Crimes detectives are on the scene of a deadly shooting in downtown Spokane along South Washington Street Tuesday evening.
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 11, 2017, 4:30 p.m.
Authorities confirm Oregon father killed wife, kids
Oregon’s Marion County investigation into the deaths of a family of five has confirmed the father was solely responsible for all of them.
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 11, 2017, 10:05 a.m.
Since Saturday, four people have been found dead in Spokane in public areas
Four people – two who were homeless, and one who was know to use the homeless safety net in the past – have turned up dead since Saturday, all of …
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 10, 2017, 8:51 p.m.
Registered sex offender in Medical Lake arrested for possessing several images of child pornography
A registered sex offender was arrested Tuesday and charged with having several images of child pornography on his phones.
Thu., Aug. 10, 2017, 4:16 p.m.
Whitman County authorities say financial woes may have prompted murder-suicide
Whitman County authorities now say money, not mercy, appears to have motivated a woman to kill her husband before turning the gun on herself.
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 9, 2017, 5:15 p.m.
Thousands of illegal marijuana plants seized in Adams County
The Adams County Sheriff’s Office and other law enforcement agencies served search warrants Wednesday on five illegal marijuana grows in the tiny unincorporated town of Cunningham.
Wed., Aug. 9, 2017, 9:18 a.m.
Teacher in sexting case to be tried in Walla Walla
A Tri-City teacher, who reportedly has submitted his resignation, pleaded not guilty Monday afternoon to three criminal charges related to accusations he was sexting with a Walla Walla County teenager …
Wed., Aug. 9, 2017, 6:23 a.m.
Six disciplined after abuse allegations at home for disabled
Six employees at a treatment center for people with severe disabilities have lost their jobs after an investigation concluded that some staffers physically and psychologically abused residents, Idaho’s welfare agency …
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 8, 2017, 6:35 p.m.
Charges recommended against Spokane police officer for aiding daughter charged with kidnapping
A Spokane Police officer is facing criminal charges for rendering criminal assistance stemming from a violent assault and reported kidnapping in May involving the officer’s daughter.
Tue., Aug. 8, 2017, 10:09 a.m.
Deputies arrest two for providing fatal doses of heroin, meth
Two people who deputies believe provided fatal doses of heroin and methamphetamine to a Washington woman have been arrested.
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 8, 2017, 5:45 p.m.
Police arrest 3 teen carjacking suspects in northwest Spokane
Spokane police arrested three minors accused of trying to carjack a man early Tuesday morning. Officers were called just before 12:30 a.m. by a driver who reported that three teens …
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 7, 2017, 8:12 p.m.
Man points real-looking shotgun at teens outside Spokane’s General Store
A man aimed what appears to be a real shotgun at a group of teenage boys Sunday evening at the General Store on North Division Street, in plain view of …
Mon., Aug. 7, 2017, 1:29 p.m.
New York’s long war on storefront porn reaches new tipping point
A dwindling number of peep shows, strip clubs and adult DVD stores have survived New York City’s two-decade legal war on smut and now, some of the survivors are worried …
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 7, 2017, 10:20 a.m.
Prosecutors seek harsh sentence for Idaho boat builder
Prosecutors are seeking a sentence of more than five years in prison, $3.2 million in restitution and a $3.7 million forfeiture judgment for a former Boise businessman.