Stories tagged: crime
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.
UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 6, 2017, 9:27 p.m.
Tribe chairman: Drugs, gang activity behind triple slayings
Drugs and gang activity were factors in a residential shooting that killed three people and injured two others on Montana’s Crow Indian Reservation, the tribe’s chairman said.
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 4, 2017, 2:09 p.m.
Elderly woman dies in Spokane Valley wreck
An elderly woman died in a car crash Friday after her SUV slammed into a parked trailer.
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 4, 2017, 4:12 p.m.
U.S. court upends murder conviction of Blackwater contractor
A federal appeals court on Friday overturned the first-degree murder conviction of a former Blackwater security contractor, ordering a new trial for the man prosecutors say fired the first shots …
Fri., Aug. 4, 2017, 12:26 p.m.
Esteemed Ebola researcher at UW fired for sexual harassment
A University of Washington researcher has been fired at the conclusion of a sexual harassment investigation against him.
Fri., Aug. 4, 2017, 9:51 a.m.
Kennewick teacher resigns after arrest for sexting with student
A Kennewick elementary school teacher has submitted his resignation, one week after his arrest for allegedly sexting with a teen girl in Walla Walla County.
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 4, 2017, 12:56 p.m.
$82 million fine proposed for North Carolina man in robocall case
Federal officials have proposed an $82.1 million fine against a North Carolina man who they say made millions of illegally spoofed robocalls.
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 3, 2017, 10:07 p.m.
Cities baffled as Jeff Sessions targets them on immigration
Attorney General Jeff Sessions took new steps Thursday to punish cities he believes are not cooperating with federal immigration agents in a move that was met with bewilderment by local …
Thu., Aug. 3, 2017, 1:44 p.m.
Washington woman tells police ride-sharing driver raped her
A Washington woman told police that a ride-sharing driver took her to an apartment and raped her after canceling her destination.
Thu., Aug. 3, 2017, 11:56 a.m.
Israeli police: Netanyahu suspected of breach of trust, bribes
An Israeli police document says Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is suspected of crimes involving breach of trust and bribes in two corruption cases.
Thu., Aug. 3, 2017, 9:39 a.m.
Montana man fatally shoots 1-year-old son
Lewis and Clark County officials are still investigating after a Helena man killed his 1-year-old son in a reported accidental shooting.