Stories tagged: crime
SUNDAY, DEC. 18, 2016, 6:15 A.M.
Colville police destroy evidence in kidnapping case; sex offender gets lighter sentence
On Memorial Day 2015, Heather Kilgore was attacked outside the roadside coffee shop she worked at in Colville. Jason Foster, the man who threatened her with a knife, avoided a …
SATURDAY, DEC. 17, 2016, 10:24 P.M.
Boy, 3, out shopping with grandma dies in road rage shooting in Arkansas
Police say a 3-year-old boy being taken on a shopping trip by his grandmother was killed in an Arkansas road rage shooting when a driver opened fire on the grandmother’s …
FRIDAY, DEC. 16, 2016, 2:35 P.M.
Aryan Brotherhood Mississippi leader gets life sentence
A member of the Aryan Brotherhood of Mississippi has been sentenced to life in prison, months after a federal jury convicted him of helping kill a man over an unpaid …
FRIDAY, DEC. 16, 2016, 12:42 P.M.
Men released in attempted murder case
Two men facing attempted murder charges in the stabbing of an acquaintance were ordered to be released from custody Thursday, due in part to issues involving the lead detective on …
FRIDAY, DEC. 16, 2016, 11:44 A.M.
Oregon study finds racial disparities in drug convictions
A study conducted by the Oregon Criminal Justice Commission has found that African-Americans in the state were convicted of felony drug possession at more than double the rate of whites …
FRIDAY, DEC. 16, 2016, 9:58 A.M.
Genovese family mobsters busted for offshore gambling ring
More than a dozen reputed members of New York’s infamous Genovese crime family have been arrested on a slew of charges stemming from a bust dubbed “Operation Shark Bait.”
FRIDAY, DEC. 16, 2016, 9:56 A.M.
12-year-old suspected of nail bomb attempt in Germany
Federal German prosecutors are investigating a 12-year-old boy who allegedly attempted to set off a nail bomb at a Christmas market in the southern city of Ludwigshafen, officials said Friday.
FRIDAY, DEC. 16, 2016, 8:19 A.M.
Man accused of possessing child porn fails to show up for court appearance
A 23-year-old Moscow man who is facing 11 felony counts of sexual exploitation of a child did not appear in court for his scheduled status conference Thursday morning.
FRIDAY, DEC. 16, 2016, 8:15 A.M.
Suspect pleads not guilty on all charges in case involving fake conspiracy about pizza shop
A North Carolina man accused of commandeering a Washington pizza restaurant with an assault-style rifle on Dec. 4 pleaded not guilty to all charges Friday in a brief federal court …
FRIDAY, DEC. 16, 2016, 7:59 A.M.
Convicted sex offender charged for writing girl from Benton County jail
A twice-convicted sex offender has been charged with a new crime for allegedly writing letters from the Benton County jail to a young teen girl about their “sleepovers.”
FRIDAY, DEC. 16, 2016, 7:56 A.M.
101-year-old British man convicted of child sex offenses
A 101-year-old man in Britain has been convicted of sexual offenses against children, becoming country’s oldest prison inmate.
FRIDAY, DEC. 16, 2016, 7:14 A.M.
Mount Vernon police officer shot; suspect in custody
Police arrested a suspected gunman early Friday following a standoff in a community north of Seattle, after a police officer was shot and seriously wounded, the Washington State Patrol said.
THURSDAY, DEC. 15, 2016, 4:07 P.M.
19 arrests, 44 pounds of methamphetamine seized in drug ring
Authorities say 19 people have been arrested and 44 pounds of methamphetamine was seized in connection with a drug distribution ring south of Seattle.
THURSDAY, DEC. 15, 2016, 12:29 P.M.
Southwest Idaho man gets life in prison for murder
A 31-year-old Nampa man who pleaded guilty to first-degree murder in the shooting death of another man has been sentenced to life in prison.
THURSDAY, DEC. 15, 2016, 12:18 P.M.
Prosecutor questions letter clearing JonBenet Ramsey family in toddler’s death
The Colorado district attorney overseeing the unsolved killing of 6-year-old JonBenet Ramsey says a former prosecutor should never have written a letter exonerating the girl’s family.
THURSDAY, DEC. 15, 2016, 12:12 P.M.
Coast Guard, Canada Navy seize 26 tons of cocaine in Pacific
More than 26 tons of cocaine worth at least $715 million was brought ashore Thursday in Florida following multiple recent seizures by the U.S. Coast Guard and the Royal Canadian …
THURSDAY, DEC. 15, 2016, 8:53 A.M.
Man who stole $1.4M to pay online romance scam faces prison
A man federal prosecutors say was victimized in an overseas, online romance scam faces sentencing for stealing more than $1.4 million from two Pittsburgh-area companies whose funds he controlled.
THURSDAY, DEC. 15, 2016, 8:51 A.M.
Ex-Milwaukee officer charged in fatal shooting of black man
Prosecutors charged a Milwaukee police officer Thursday with killing a black man in August, alleging the man had thrown his gun away and was unarmed when the officer fired the …
THURSDAY, DEC. 15, 2016, 7:57 A.M.
Olympia mother sentenced to prison for cutting daughters’ throats
In the early hours of Jan. 25, 2015, Christina Booth called 911 and reported that her babies wouldn’t stop crying, and they needed medical attention.
THURSDAY, DEC. 15, 2016, 7:23 A.M.
Parents of skeletal, infected infant twins arrested in ‘worst case of child abuse’
When a 9-month-old girl was taken to an Oklahoma hospital, a strand of hair was wrapped around her finger so tightly that the finger had become infected and skin had …
WEDNESDAY, DEC. 14, 2016, 2:40 P.M.
Spokane police: Don’t walk away from cars while waiting for them to warm up
The Spokane Police Department is urging drivers not to leave their vehicles unattended while warming them up in the cold of winter.
WEDNESDAY, DEC. 14, 2016, 11:22 A.M.
Jury convicts Roy Murry of triple murder in grisly slaying of estranged wife’s family
A jury convicted Roy H. Murry of murdering three members of his ex-wife’s family in a grisly ambush that ended when he torched the family’s Colbert-area home to try to …
WEDNESDAY, DEC. 14, 2016, 10:51 A.M.
Child rape victim upset over Seattle Archdiocese’s statement
A woman who weeks ago settled her child sex abuse claim against Seattle Archdiocese for $950,000 is now issuing a statement about the deal – because she’s upset about how …
WEDNESDAY, DEC. 14, 2016, 8:53 A.M.
Oklahoma girl, 13, accused of plotting mass attack on school
Police have arrested a 13-year-old girl suspected of plotting a mass shooting at her northern Oklahoma high school.
TUESDAY, DEC. 13, 2016, 1:17 P.M.
New jury duty scam hits Grant County
A new scam has made its way into Grant County and the Grant County Sheriff’s Office wants the public to know what to do if they feel they are being …
TUESDAY, DEC. 13, 2016, 9:15 A.M.
Pullman police want to go airborne with drone
The Pullman Police Department hoped to begin patrolling by air in the coming year. The department had budgeted $10,000 for a quadcopter in 2017, but the purchase may need to …
TUESDAY, DEC. 13, 2016, 8:37 A.M.
Police fatally shoot unarmed 73-year-old California man, who family said suffered from dementia
Police in Bakersfield, California, shot and killed an unarmed 73-year-old man whose family claimed was suffering from dementia.
TUESDAY, DEC. 13, 2016, 7:40 A.M.
State crime lab scientist sentenced to 3 years in prison
A federal judge sentenced a fired forensic scientist at the Oregon State Police crime labs Monday to three years in prison for stealing hundreds of pills from evidence submitted to …
TUESDAY, DEC. 13, 2016, 7:11 A.M.
Mexico finds 2 border tunnels leading into US
Mexican police and soldiers have discovered two tunnels in the border city of Tijuana that lead into California.
MONDAY, DEC. 12, 2016, 10:45 A.M.
Montana incest sentence ‘reprehensible’ but no way to appeal
Montana’s attorney general’s office says it cannot find legal grounds to challenge a “reprehensible” 60-day jail sentence for a man who raped his 12-year-old daughter.