Stories tagged: crime
Fri., June 2, 2017, 12:35 p.m.
Oregon man committed to mental hospital after bias crime
An Oregon man who authorities say attacked a restaurant employee with a pipe while calling the worker a terrorist has been found guilty by reason of insanity.
Fri., June 2, 2017, 11:12 a.m.
Ex-son-in-law of John Gotti avoids prison in plea deal
A reputed member of the Gambino crime family and former son-in-law of John Gotti agreed to a plea deal that included a large fine but no prison.
Fri., June 2, 2017, 10:16 a.m.
15 men accused of going online to seek sex with children
Police in an Atlanta suburb say 15 men were captured as part of a sting operation aimed at catching people who go online looking for sex with underage people.
Thu., June 1, 2017, 1:29 p.m.
Police: Man left child in truck so he could drink, play pool at bar
Authorities in southwestern Idaho say a Parma man faces a felony charge after police say he allegedly left a child in a truck to drink and play pool at a …
Thu., June 1, 2017, 10:56 a.m.
Homeless, pregnant woman allegedly set garbage fires for a place to stay
A pregnant homeless woman was looking to go to jail when she allegedly started several fires in garbage bins.
Thu., June 1, 2017, 10:19 a.m.
Oregon lawmakers aim to increase protections of immigrants
Public bodies in Oregon would be prohibited from disclosing a person’s immigration status and details like addresses, except when required by law, under a bill filed Wednesday in the Legislature.
Thu., June 1, 2017, 10:07 a.m.
Arrest made after stolen boat gets stuck off Oregon coast
Police arrested a homeless man accused of stealing a sailboat from a pier along the southern Oregon coast.
Thu., June 1, 2017, 8:25 a.m.
Child sex sting in Washington lands 3 arrests
Three Washington men have been arrested after they contacted an undercover agent who posed as a mother offering her underage children for sex.
UPDATED: Wed., May 31, 2017, 9:45 p.m.
Coeur d’Alene Dollar Tree robbery linked to robberies across four states
An armed robbery in Coeur d’Alene Sunday has been linked to previous robberies in New York, Wisconsin and Michigan, according to the Coeur d’Alene Police Department.
UPDATED: Wed., May 31, 2017, 10:56 p.m.
Investigators seek manslaughter prosecution of Dwayne Thurman for suspected killing of wife
The Spokane County Sheriff’s Office has requested charges against Dwayne Thurman, who is suspected of shooting and killing his wife Brenda Thurman early last year while he was cleaning her …
Wed., May 31, 2017, 10:29 a.m.
Authorities: 19 charged in New York mob takedown
Federal authorities say 19 people have been indicted in a New York mob investigation that includes allegations of fraud in a $25 million hospital expansion and in other public building …
UPDATED: Tue., May 30, 2017, 11:26 p.m.
Unease about white supremacy grows after Portland stabbings
Unease about white supremacist activity in Portland deepened after the fatal stabbings of two men who tried to shield young women from an anti-Muslim tirade, and some people worry that …
Sun., May 28, 2017, 12:59 p.m.
Teen boy who escaped from Nampa juvenile corrections facility back in custody
A 15-year-old boy who escaped from the Idaho Department of Juvenile Corrections facility in Nampa on Saturday has been found and taken into custody, according to an IDJC press release.
Sun., May 28, 2017, 12:39 p.m.
Seattle police investigate double shooting
A Seattle police gang unit is investigating a shooting in the Pioneer Square neighborhood.
Sun., May 28, 2017, 5:30 a.m.
Drugs, despair and waning hope: A girl’s struggle with addiction leaves a family wondering what’s next
The call woke Kevin Schultz at 6:15 a.m. on May 6. It was a sheriff’s deputy. He’d picked up Schultz’s 17-year-old adopted daughter Vanessa during a traffic stop near Nine …
UPDATED: Sat., May 27, 2017, 4:24 p.m.
Washington judge sentences 5 people involved in sex sting
Washington officials say five people involved in a prostitution sting at two Lakewood massage parlors have been sentenced.
UPDATED: Sat., May 27, 2017, 2:53 p.m.
Police seek 15-year-old boy who escaped from Nampa juvenile corrections facility
Police are looking for a 15-year-old boy they say escaped from the Idaho Department of Juvenile Corrections facility in Nampa, according to an IDJC press release.
Sat., May 27, 2017
Spokane Sheriff’s Office wins national award for social interaction training
It’s a common enough scene: Officers on-site, responding to allegations of a crime; the public milling about, curious and uncertain. An officer approaches, poses direct questions: What did you see? …
UPDATED: Fri., May 26, 2017, 4:16 p.m.
Federal judge tosses out life sentences for D.C. sniper Malvo
A federal judge on Friday tossed out two life sentences for one of Virginia’s most notorious criminals, sniper Lee Boyd Malvo, and ordered Virginia courts to hold new sentencing hearings.
Thu., May 25, 2017, 11:46 a.m.
21 indicted in Thailand-to-US sex-trafficking ring
Hundreds of women were brought from Thailand to the U.S. and forced to be “modern day sex slaves,” according to an indictment that charges 21 people in what authorities called …
Wed., May 24, 2017, 12:18 p.m.
Everett counters OxyContin maker’s call to have lawsuit tossed
The city of Everett is firing back at the multibillion-dollar producer of the prescription drug OxyContin.
Wed., May 24, 2017, 11:57 a.m.
Sex trafficking trial delayed for former Kennewick superintendent
A former Kennewick school superintendent’s trial on sex trafficking charges has been delayed until October.
Wed., May 24, 2017, 11:54 a.m.
Police: 3 people stabbed on NYC street, suspect fled
Police say three people have been stabbed on a New York City street, but they are expected to live.
Wed., May 24, 2017, 11:43 a.m.
Lewiston home for troubled youngsters gets good marks from state
The state of Idaho has lifted an admissions ban at the Northwest Children’s Home in Lewiston after it showed sufficient progress in correcting problems revealed in an investigation last year.
Tue., May 23, 2017, 11:10 a.m.
Two convicted sex offenders are arrested at Arizona border
Border Patrol agents in the Tucson Sector say they have arrested two previously convicted sex offenders.
Mon., May 22, 2017, 2:38 p.m.
Judge denies bail for 3 people in child’s shooting death
Three people accused of killing a 6-year-old boy in Mississippi were denied bail Monday as prosecutors consider whether to seek the death penalty against one of them.
Mon., May 22, 2017, 1:24 p.m.
California legalization lets pot convictions go up in smoke
Jay Schlauch’s conviction for peddling pot haunted him for nearly a quarter century. The felony prevented him from landing jobs, gave his wife doubts about tying the knot and cast …
UPDATED: Mon., May 22, 2017, 11:29 p.m.
Three hospitalized after shooting in Manito Park early Saturday
Three people were hospitalized after a shooting in Manito Park early Saturday morning.
Mon., May 22, 2017, 11:12 a.m.
Man arrested after ‘multiple’ people stabbed at Oregon home
Authorities say “multiple” people were injured when they were stabbed by a man who entered a home in Corvallis, Oregon.
Mon., May 22, 2017, 9:06 a.m.
Report backs sex abuse claims against 13 at prep school
An investigation into sexual misconduct at an elite prep school in New Hampshire has found substantiated claims of abuse involving 13 former faculty and staff.