Stories tagged: crime
UPDATED: Sat., June 17, 2017, 10:34 p.m.
Bill Cosby faces 2nd sex assault trial after jury deadlocks
Bill Cosby, the comedian once known as “America’s Dad” for his TV role as paternal Dr. Cliff Huxtable, is declaring victory this Father’s Day after a jury deliberated 52 hours …
Fri., June 16, 2017, 3:23 p.m.
Cosby jury seeks to understand ‘reasonable doubt’ as deliberations in sexual assault trial extend to fifth day
After percolating out of sight, the subject of a mistrial in the Bill Cosby sexual assault case burst into open court Friday.
Fri., June 16, 2017, 11:57 a.m.
Oregon man appeals 1991 murder sentence for 6th time
An Oregon man has appealed his 1991 murder sentence for the sixth time.
UPDATED: Fri., June 16, 2017, 3:27 p.m.
Woman convicted for urging her boyfriend to commit suicide
Putting a modern spin on the definition of manslaughter, a Massachusetts judge found Michelle Carter guilty in the death of an 18-year-old friend she had instructed to kill himself in …
Fri., June 16, 2017, 9:07 a.m.
Idaho man accused of throwing Molotov cocktail at courthouse
Authorities arrested an Idaho man on Thursday who was in possession of a Molotov cocktail fire bomb – the same type of explosive that was thrown at the Bannock County …
Thu., June 15, 2017, 5:15 p.m.
Idaho man sentenced to 30 years in prison for cousin’s death
An Idaho man has been sentenced to 30 years in prison after being found guilty of fatally shooting his cousin.
Thu., June 15, 2017, 2:14 p.m.
Saddened UPS employees return to work after deadly attack
United Parcel Service employees on Thursday visited a growing memorial at a San Francisco packing facility to pray and sign a poster honoring three longtime colleagues who were shot and …
UPDATED: Thu., June 15, 2017, 10:10 p.m.
A surprising number of men in Washington aren’t registering for the draft. That’s a felony.
Federal officials say nearly 1 out of 6 young men in Washington state are committing a felony, and they might not even know it.
Thu., June 15, 2017, 1:10 p.m.
Michigan man convicted on single hair freed after 41 years
A Detroit man who spent four decades in prison was freed on Thursday after prosecutors agreed that his 1976 murder conviction hinged on the flimsiest of evidence: a single hair.
UPDATED: Thu., June 15, 2017, 5:23 p.m.
Most in U.S. think Trump meddled in Russia probe, poll shows
A clear majority of Americans believe President Donald Trump has tried to interfere with the investigation into whether Russia meddled in the 2016 election and possible Trump campaign collusion, a …
UPDATED: Thu., June 15, 2017, 7:28 p.m.
Deadlocked jury in Cosby trial wraps up for the night
Four days after getting the case, deadlocked jurors in Bill Cosby’s sexual assault trial struggled to end their impasse Thursday on charges he drugged and molested a woman in 2004, …
Thu., June 15, 2017, 10:01 a.m.
Montana set to certify Gianforte as winner of U.S. House race
Greg Gianforte will move closer to taking his seat in the U.S. House Thursday when the Montana Secretary of State’s Office certifies the Republican as the winner of the May …
UPDATED: Thu., June 15, 2017, 10:20 p.m.
Escaped Georgia inmates caught in Tennessee after manhunt
Two escaped inmates sought in the killings of two guards on a prison bus in Georgia were captured Thursday in Tennessee, authorities said.
UPDATED: Wed., June 14, 2017, 11:02 p.m.
Toddler rescued from barricaded apartment
Police quickly ended a hostage situation involving a toddler in an apartment in the 9700 block of North Morton Court Wednesday afternoon.
UPDATED: Wed., June 14, 2017, 5:22 p.m.
Michigan health director, 4 others charged with involuntary manslaughter over tainted Flint water
Five people, including the head of Michigan’s health department, were charged Wednesday with involuntary manslaughter in an investigation of Flint’s lead-contaminated water, all blamed in the death of an 85-year-old …
UPDATED: Wed., June 14, 2017, 9:27 p.m.
Jury in Bill Cosby trial wraps up Day 3 without verdict
With fatigue appearing to set in, jurors in Bill Cosby’s sexual assault trial reviewed portions of his accuser’s testimony Wednesday as they deliberated for a third day over whether the …
Wed., June 14, 2017, 8:38 a.m.
Washington man ordered to federal prison for producing child porn
A Burbank, Washington, man was sentenced Tuesday to 15 years in federal prison for producing child pornography.
Wed., June 14, 2017, 7:27 a.m.
Man shot by deputy after making threats with sharp object
A man died after being shot by a King County Sheriff’s deputy in the Seattle suburb of Burien, Washington.
UPDATED: Wed., June 14, 2017, 12:31 p.m.
Border officers find more than 53 pounds of meth in vehicle
Authorities say U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers discovered seven packages of methamphetamine weighing more than 53 pounds at the border in Blaine, Washington.
UPDATED: Tue., June 13, 2017, 10:40 p.m.
Court documents reveal grisly details of alleged drug-dealing killing of missing Spokane Valley man
A Spokane Valley man
Tue., June 13, 2017, 3:07 p.m.
Three teens arrested in Portland gang shootings
Police say they arrested two teenagers in a gang shooting that critically injured a 17-year-old boy in outer southeast Portland.
Tue., June 13, 2017, 1:42 p.m.
Two men sentenced for delivering fatal dose of heroin
Two men who were involved in the delivery of a fatal dose of heroin to a young member of the Quileute Tribe were each sentenced to three-and-a-half years in prison.
Tue., June 13, 2017, 12:12 p.m.
Woman’s sex assault kit not tested until 5 years after rape
Court records state Portland police didn’t pursue or submit evidence for a sexual assault case until five years after the assault was reported, despite police having the name of a …
Tue., June 13, 2017, 9:24 a.m.
Two suspects in attempted ‘thrill kill’ make court appearances
Two of three suspects, accused in what prosecutors described as “an attempted thrill kill” have made their first court appearances.
Mon., June 12, 2017, 11:22 p.m.
Mother testifies in trial of ex-boyfriend accused of killing her child
Before her 2-year-old daughter was beaten to death, Lovina Rainey found herself apologizing to the murder suspect, her boyfriend, for involving him in a complicated drug deal.
UPDATED: Mon., June 12, 2017, 8:13 p.m.
Judge declares mistrial in sex assault case against former Spokane police officer
A judge declared a mistrial in the case against former Spokane police Sgt. Gordon Ennis on Monday, the same day jury selection was expected to begin.
Mon., June 12, 2017, 1:26 p.m.
Montana’s Gianforte pleads guilty, receives no jail time for assaulting reporter
Greg Gianforte, the Montana Republican who assaulted a newspaper reporter the day before being elected to Congress, pleaded guilty Monday to a misdemeanor assault charge but avoided jail time.
Mon., June 12, 2017, 1:01 p.m.
Police: Gay pride flag burned outside Boise home
Law enforcement officials say they are investigating after a gay pride flag was found burned in front of a Boise home.
Mon., June 12, 2017, 12:59 p.m.
Vegas officer who used chokehold charged with manslaughter
A suspended Las Vegas police officer who officials say used an unapproved chokehold has become the first in the department in 27 years to be charged with involuntary manslaughter in …
Mon., June 12, 2017, 8:42 a.m.
Bill Cosby trial shocker: Defense rests after just 6 minutes
Bill Cosby’s attorneys raced through a startlingly brief, six-minute defense Monday, bringing to a close testimony in one of the most high-profile criminal cases in recent American history.