Stories tagged: crime
Wed., April 12, 2017, 12:48 p.m.
Man charged for role in Idaho fatal attack gets prison
A man charged in connection with the killing of a man who was lured to a remote Idaho location and beaten to death has been sentenced to at least 28 …
UPDATED: Wed., April 12, 2017, 12:31 p.m.
Judge grants innocence certificate in 1957 Illinois killing
An Illinois judge has granted a certificate of innocence to a Washington state man who was wrongly convicted in 2012 of the 1957 kidnapping and killing of a 7-year-old girl.
UPDATED: Tue., April 11, 2017, 7:53 p.m.
San Bernardino school shooting: Veteran killed wife after making threats
The man who opened fire in a San Bernardino school was a deeply religious Navy veteran who accused his newlywed wife of infidelity.
Tue., April 11, 2017, 12:41 p.m.
California officer on leave after takedown of jaywalker
A California police officer has been placed on administrative leave after throwing a jaywalker to the ground and striking him in the face multiple times in an incident captured on …
UPDATED: Mon., April 10, 2017, 11:01 p.m.
After weekend arrest in Spokane, murder suspect Nathan Utt waives extradition to Idaho
Murder suspect Nathan Utt appeared in Spokane County Superior Court on Monday afternoon and waived his extradition to Idaho.
Mon., April 10, 2017, 5:15 p.m.
Video shows cop apparently kick handcuffed suspect in head
An Ohio police officer captured on video apparently kicking a handcuffed suspect in the head has been reassigned pending an investigation.
Mon., April 10, 2017, 5:02 p.m.
Nevada sheriff: 2 from Washington held after 2-county chase
A sheriff’s spokesman in Nevada says two people from the Seattle area are jailed in Las Vegas on multiple charges after their arrests during the weekend following a two-county vehicle …
Mon., April 10, 2017, 11:03 a.m.
Somali official: Somali security forces rescue hijacked boat
Security forces recovered an Indian-registered boat hijacked by Somali pirates nearly a week ago, but nine of the crew are still being held hostage, a Somali official said Monday.
Mon., April 10, 2017, 9:13 a.m.
Property crime accomplice receives maximum sentence
A man has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for his part in scamming $265,000 from a California moving company.
Mon., April 10, 2017, 8:56 a.m.
Prison fight spurs lockdown at Oregon State Penitentiary
Oregon State Penitentiary officials say a brawl involving roughly 20 inmates caused a lockdown.
UPDATED: Mon., April 10, 2017, 5:29 p.m.
Wells Fargo claws back $75 million from top bosses in sales scandal
An investigation into sales practices at Wells Fargo released Monday has blamed the bank’s top management for creating an “aggressive sales culture” that led to a scandal involving millions of …
Sat., April 8, 2017, 7:34 p.m.
Driver sentenced to work release for crash that killed construction worker
A driver who killed a worker at a construction site near Issaquah while looking at his cellphone has been sentenced to six months of work release.
Fri., April 7, 2017, 9:06 p.m.
Tax proposal for Spokane County 911 operations would create citizens’ committee to oversee spending
Ballots in the mail this week give voters the option to renew a sales tax for Spokane County’s emergency communications services.
Fri., April 7, 2017, 3:37 p.m.
Prank gone wrong: Boy, 11, hangs himself after fake social media posts
Tysen Benz was at home when he saw social media posts indicating that his 13-year-old girlfriend had committed suicide. The posts were a prank, but the 11-year-old boy apparently believed …
Fri., April 7, 2017, 11:48 a.m.
Drunk driver receives shorter prison sentence for treatment
A judge has sentenced a nine-time DUI offender to one to two years in jail, intensive treatment and probation.
Fri., April 7, 2017, 11:48 a.m.
New York police set to deploy 1,200 bodycams around the city
The New York Police Department is set to deploy the first body cameras to officers around the city after resolving some of the thorniest issues on when to switch on …
Thu., April 6, 2017, 2:30 p.m.
Sexual assault protection order bill heads to Gov. Inslee
The Legislature has passed a bill that would allow the courts to issue permanent protection orders for victims of sexual assault.
Thu., April 6, 2017, 1:28 p.m.
Montana man who says he has 22 DUIs pleads guilty to another
A Montana man who says he has 22 convictions for driving under the influence has pleaded guilty to another felony DUI.
Thu., April 6, 2017, 1:17 p.m.
Nurse practitioner suspended over prescribing and using opiates
The Montana Board of Nursing has suspended the license of a nurse practitioner after he acknowledged prescribing large amounts of oxycodone to a patient which the two then shared.
Thu., April 6, 2017, 1:10 p.m.
Judge blocks execution of 1 of 8 Arkansas inmates
A judge on Thursday stopped one of eight Arkansas executions set for this month, but at least six remain on course despite the judge’s finding that the state broke some …
Thu., April 6, 2017, 8:31 a.m.
Ex-corrections officers face charges in inmate’s death
Two former Island County Jail corrections officers have been charged with falsifying documents in connection with an inmate who died of dehydration and malnutrition.
Wed., April 5, 2017, 10:44 a.m.
Trooper didn’t violate patrol’s hands-off immigration policy
The Washington State Patrol says a trooper did not violate the agency’s policy of not enforcing immigration laws while investigating a crash that led to a man being detained by …
Wed., April 5, 2017, 8:09 a.m.
Ex-school superintendent allegedly arranged sex with minor
A former Kennewick school superintendent has been arrested for allegedly arranging to meet a juvenile girl for sex.
Wed., April 5, 2017, 8:05 a.m.
Three boys admit to charges in assault of 5-year-old girl
Three boys accused of assaulting a 5-year-old girl at a southern Idaho apartment complex last year have admitted to the charges in juvenile court.
Tue., April 4, 2017, 12:48 p.m.
Two local men escape from Yakima County lockup
A pair of inmates - one from Spokane and one from Post Falls - escaped from the Yakima County Correctional Center sometime late Monday or early Tuesday.
UPDATED: Tue., April 4, 2017, 9:16 a.m.
Two being held on Idaho charges escape Yakima jail
Jail authorities say two men being held on charges out of Idaho have escaped from the county jail in Yakima.
UPDATED: Sun., April 2, 2017, 3:50 p.m.
Spokane County Jail crowding creates dangerous conditions
Recent overcrowding at the Spokane County Jail and Geiger Corrections Center has forced guards to keep inmates locked in their cells for longer periods of time – a practice that …
Sat., April 1, 2017, 8:04 p.m.
Kalispell man pleads not guilty to breaking toddler’s leg
A Kalispell man faces trial for felony assault after authorities say he broke a toddler’s leg while punishing him for misbehaving.
Sat., April 1, 2017, 8:01 p.m.
Caldwell police capture fugitive missing for days
A man who Caldwell police said eluded officers for days is now in jail.
Sat., April 1, 2017, 7:56 p.m.
Homeowner fatally shoots intruder
Detectives with the Mason County Sheriff’s Office are investigating after a homeowner shot and killed a home intruder.