Stories tagged: crime
TUESDAY, FEB. 21, 2017, 10:37 A.M.
Police arrest 11 for attempted rape of children
Multiple people, including six Clark County residents, were arrested after allegedly trying to contact and meet minors for sex during a nearly weeklong law enforcement sting. Agencies of the Washington …
UPDATED: MONDAY, FEB. 20, 2017, 9:36 P.M.
Man apprehended by K-9 Laslo after dropping gun in police chase in East Central Spokane
A man driving a stolen Jeep hauling a stolen trailer led police on a chase early this morning, ending near Liberty Park where he was apprehended by a corporal’s K9, …
SATURDAY, FEB. 18, 2017, 4:02 P.M.
Chicago police: Man charged in shooting death of toddler
A man has been charged in a Chicago shooting captured on video that killed two people, including a toddler, and wounded a pregnant woman, police said Saturday.
FRIDAY, FEB. 17, 2017, 2:41 P.M.
Women arrested, accused of scalding 5-year-old niece
Authorities say a 27-year-old woman was arrested after investigators determined she abused and scalded her 5-year-old niece.
UPDATED: FRIDAY, FEB. 17, 2017, 8:54 P.M.
Man sentenced to 112 years for Seattle Pacific shooting in 2014
A mentally ill man who killed one student and wounded two others at Seattle Pacific University in 2014 – a shooting inspired by the Columbine High School massacre a decade …
UPDATED: FRIDAY, FEB. 17, 2017, 8:56 P.M.
Release denied for ‘dreamer’ detained by immigration agents
A federal magistrate on Friday declined to release a man arrested by immigration agents last week despite his participation in a federal program to protect those brought to the U.S. …
FRIDAY, FEB. 17, 2017, 12:18 P.M.
Jerry Sandusky’s son waives hearing in child sex abuse case
Jerry Sandusky’s adult son won’t be in court next week for a hearing on accusations he pressured a teen girl for naked photos and asked her teen sister to perform …
UPDATED: FRIDAY, FEB. 17, 2017, 8:55 P.M.
Federal judge scolds state for treatment of mentally ill
A federal judge has blasted the Washington state agency responsible for providing competency services to mentally ill people in jail, saying the agency doesn’t appear to understand that these individuals …
FRIDAY, FEB. 17, 2017, 9:49 A.M.
Florida man accused in plot to bomb Target stores
A Florida man is accused in a plot to blow up several Target stores along the East Coast in an attempt to acquire cheap stock in the company if the …
FRIDAY, FEB. 17, 2017, 8:39 A.M.
Washington state man gets life sentence in molestation case
A Washington state man convicted of molesting a 4-year-old girl has been sentenced to life in prison.
FRIDAY, FEB. 17, 2017, 8:38 A.M.
Man charged with riot after Portland protest
Portland police arrested one man following a protest that disrupted downtown traffic.
THURSDAY, FEB. 16, 2017, 3:58 P.M.
Cheney woman charged with embezzling $14,000 from memorial benefit fund
Spokane County deputies arrested a Cheney businesswoman suspected of stealing money from a memorial fund set up to aid the families of two men killed in a July boating accident …
THURSDAY, FEB. 16, 2017, 11:39 A.M.
FBI: White felon bought gun for Dylan Roof-style attack
Authorities say a 29-year-old white supremacist and convicted felon bought a gun from an undercover FBI agent in South Carolina that he said he wanted to use in “the spirit …
THURSDAY, FEB. 16, 2017, 11:25 A.M.
State Patrol reviewing crash that led to immigration hold
Washington State Patrol is investigating to see if it followed its own policies after a minor crash on Interstate 5 could lead to a man’s deportation. Washington State Patrol does …
THURSDAY, FEB. 16, 2017, 10:54 A.M.
Jury of 7 women, 5 men seated for new Oregon refuge trial
A jury of seven women and five men, as well as four alternates, has been selected to hear the trial of four men who joined Ammon Bundy at last winter’s …
THURSDAY, FEB. 16, 2017, 10:40 A.M.
U.S. prosecutors: Arrested Seattle ‘dreamer’ admits gang ties
The Justice Department says a Seattle area man detained by immigration agents despite his participation in a federal program to protect those brought to the U.S. illegally as children has …
UPDATED: THURSDAY, FEB. 16, 2017, 12:09 P.M.
Joey the indoor pet squirrel stops burglary, police say
Police in southwest Idaho say an indoor pet, a squirrel named Joey, has thwarted a burglary attempt.
THURSDAY, FEB. 16, 2017, 8:09 A.M.
Downtown Eugene in ‘crisis,’ consultant says
A consultant hired to help improve downtown Eugene has told city leaders that the area is in “crisis” and is widely considered unsafe.
WEDNESDAY, FEB. 15, 2017, 4:14 P.M.
Wisconsin boy, 14, charged in fatal shooting of two brothers during robbery attempt
A 14-year-old boy accused of killing two teenage brothers during a failed home robbery in suburban Milwaukee told investigators he fired his gun after getting scared during a struggle with …
WEDNESDAY, FEB. 15, 2017, 11:58 A.M.
‘Upskirting’ is wrong and should be illegal, Georgia Senate rules
It would be illegal to secretly take films or photos under a person’s clothes, under a bill passed by the Georgia Senate.
UPDATED: WEDNESDAY, FEB. 15, 2017, 12:08 P.M.
Idaho pastor released from Iran violates restraining order
An Idaho pastor who was imprisoned for nearly four years in Iran will have to serve community service for violating a restraining order.
WEDNESDAY, FEB. 15, 2017, 7:44 A.M.
Washington woman faces charges for poisoning husband
A Washington state woman has been charged with poisoning her estranged husband with pesticide.
TUESDAY, FEB. 14, 2017, 5:12 P.M.
Arrest made after bacon strips left at California mosque
Authorities say a 30-year-old woman is being charged with hate crimes after police say she broke windows and left bacon at a Northern California mosque.
TUESDAY, FEB. 14, 2017, 5:06 P.M.
Chicago toddler shot and killed in latest spasm of violence
A Chicago toddler was shot and killed on Tuesday in what police suspect was a “gang hit” on a man in a vehicle with her, just a few days after …
SUNDAY, FEB. 12, 2017, 4:54 P.M.
Kent police: Driver flees after fatal hit-run crash
Authorities are trying to locate a driver suspected of fleeing on foot after a deadly hit-and-run collision that killed a woman in the south King County city of Kent.
SUNDAY, FEB. 12, 2017, 4:30 P.M.
Wounded Oregon state trooper leaves hospital after Christmas shooting
An Oregon State Police trooper who was shot several times during a Christmas night shooting is out of the hospital.
FRIDAY, FEB. 10, 2017, 2:16 P.M.
Official: $4 billion bond meant as jab at trend of exorbitant bonds
A Texas court official says the $4 billion bond she imposed on a suspect was meant as a jab to highlight that bonds are often set so high that defendants …
FRIDAY, FEB. 10, 2017, 11:16 A.M.
Panel tables bill to abolish Montana’s death penalty
A legislative committee has tabled a bill that would abolish Montana’s death penalty.
FRIDAY, FEB. 10, 2017, 9:59 A.M.
Body found in Nampa creek identified as missing 18-year-old
A body found in a Nampa creek has been identified as an 18-year-old who was reported missing in October.
FRIDAY, FEB. 10, 2017, 9:58 A.M.
Portland police arrest 2 accused of Trump-protest vandalism
Portland police detectives have arrested two young men accused of damaging businesses during November’s post-election riot in the Pearl District.