Stories tagged: crime
Mon., July 17, 2017, 5:26 p.m.
Bail set at $2 million in Mount Vernon arson that killed two kids
A judge has set bail at $2 million each for a man and woman being held in an arson that killed two children and injured their parents and one other …
Mon., July 17, 2017, 2:10 p.m.
Oregon woman accused of profiting from fake cancer diagnosis
An Oregon woman is accused of profiting financially by faking a cancer diagnosis, but she will most likely not be charged.
Mon., July 17, 2017, 1:19 p.m.
Marijuana frenzy could end very badly in Canada
There’s one bummer question haunting all the marijuana businesses popping up between British Columbia and Newfoundland. How much do Canucks like weed, eh?
Mon., July 17, 2017, 10:58 a.m.
Man accused of being lottery scam kingpin to plead guilty
A Jamaican man accused of masterminding a lottery scam that victimized dozens of Americans out of millions of dollars has agreed to plead guilty to a conspiracy charge in federal …
Mon., July 17, 2017, 9:05 a.m.
Britain to make porn sites check that users are at least 18
The British government says that starting next year pornography websites will have to verify that their users are at least 18.
UPDATED: Mon., July 17, 2017, 8:51 p.m.
Several teens arrested following burglary spree in north Spokane
Three teens were arrested early Monday morning following a burglary spree to several businesses in north Spokane Sunday.
Mon., July 17, 2017, 7:39 a.m.
55 shot, 11 fatally, in weekend shootings in Chicago
Eleven people were killed and 44 were wounded in weekend shootings in Chicago from Friday afternoon to Monday morning, including an attack that left a 10-year-old boy dead and a …
UPDATED: Fri., July 14, 2017, 10:20 a.m.
Police investigate dead body found in Chief Garry Park neighborhood
Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding a dead body found inside a house in north Spokane.
UPDATED: Thu., July 13, 2017, 10:53 p.m.
Man ejected from downtown Spokane Starbucks last year withdraws $1,000 offer for date
Lucas Werner, the 37-year-old Spokane man who made
UPDATED: Wed., July 12, 2017, 9:46 p.m.
North Spokane resident taken hostage by robber hiding under his bed
A north Spokane resident discovered a knife-wielding man lying under his bed Tuesday afternoon. During the next two hours, as he held the resident at knifepoint in the apartment, the …
UPDATED: Tue., July 11, 2017, 7:16 p.m.
Cadaver dogs used, dirt sifted in search for 4 missing men
A busload of police cadets was brought in Tuesday to help search a large farm for four missing men believed to be victims of foul play as a prosecutor described …
Tue., July 11, 2017, 9:53 a.m.
Turkey’s failed coup: Warrants issued for 105 tech experts
Turkish authorities have issued detention warrants for 105 information technology experts suspected of aiding last year’s failed coup, the state-run news agency reported.
Tue., July 11, 2017, 9:22 a.m.
Child sex sting in Tri-Cities nets 26 arrests over five days
Twenty-six men were arrested over the past five days for allegedly showing up at a Richland apartment intending to have sex with young girls and boys. The suspects nabbed in …
Mon., July 10, 2017, 7:20 p.m.
Spokane felon gets 6 years for possession of firearm
Spokane felon was sentenced to six years in federal prison Monday after he was found to have a gun in his possession.
Mon., July 10, 2017, 12:58 p.m.
Montana set to begin processing untested rape kits
The state Attorney General’s Office has the green light from the federal government to begin testing hundreds of rape kits that had been sitting untouched in evidence lockers across the …
UPDATED: Mon., July 10, 2017, 4:19 p.m.
Stray bullet kills camel in Oregon animal rehab center
An Oregon perseveration center says a camel has died after being injured in a southwestern Oregon shooting last week.
Mon., July 10, 2017, 10:15 a.m.
Three Chicago officers plead not guilty in Laquan McDonald case
Three Chicago police officers have pleaded not guilty to conspiring to cover up what happened the night a white officer shot a black teenager 16 times.
Mon., July 10, 2017, 9:13 a.m.
Armed robbers targeting Portland taverns
Police are investigating a string of armed robberies at Portland taverns.
Mon., July 10, 2017, 8:37 a.m.
Put down your cellphone. Holding devices while driving will be illegal beginning July 23 in Washington
Washington drivers will soon be prohibited from holding cellphones or other electronic devices while driving.
UPDATED: Mon., July 10, 2017, 12:02 a.m.
Retrial set for defendants in Bundy standoff case in Nevada
Federal prosecutors in Nevada are about to try again to prove that four men should spend decades in prison for bringing assault-style weapons to a confrontation that stopped government agents …
UPDATED: Sat., July 8, 2017, 2:50 p.m.
Authorities: Washington state trooper kills knife-wielding man
Authorities say a Washington State Patrol trooper shot and killed a man along Interstate 5 who had called 911 and requested “suicide by cop” before threatening the officer with a …
Fri., July 7, 2017, 1:18 p.m.
Idaho State Police say state’s crime rate is mostly stable
Idaho’s crime rate remained mostly stable last year, though drug crimes saw a notable increase, Idaho State Police said.
UPDATED: Fri., July 7, 2017, 1:25 p.m.
Protesters arrested after occupying senators’ offices to protest health-care bill
Dozens of protesters were arrested nationwide after occupying the local offices of Republican senators, a protest against the Better Care Reconciliation Act organized by a coalition of left-wing groups.
Fri., July 7, 2017, 11:09 a.m.
Large portion of fireworks stolen in Montana recovered
Federal investigators have recovered a large portion of the more than $21,000 in professional fireworks and equipment stolen a day before the city of Great Falls’ planned July 4 fireworks …
Fri., July 7, 2017, 10:56 a.m.
Police smash bank wall; free two trapped inside with suspect
Police smashed through a bank wall Friday afternoon and freed two people trapped inside with a man who claimed to have a bomb powerful enough to “take out the room.”
UPDATED: Fri., July 7, 2017, 9:36 p.m.
FBI: Man accused of assault on flight is scheduled for court
The Florida man accused of assaulting a flight attendant on a Delta Airlines flight from Seattle to Beijing on Thursday night is scheduled to appear in federal court on Friday, …
Fri., July 7, 2017, 9:27 a.m.
Idaho man resentenced for 2011 killing of ex-wife
An Idaho man has been resentenced for killing his ex-wife in 2011.
Fri., July 7, 2017, 8:56 a.m.
Groomsman jailed in sexual assault of 15-year-old bridesmaid
A 29-year-old groomsman has been jailed for sexually assaulting the 15-year-old bridesmaid he escorted at a Pennsylvania wedding.
Thu., July 6, 2017, 12:14 p.m.
Man arrested after swastika painted on car outside church
Police have arrested a 21-year-old man in connection with a swastika that was found spray-painted on a vehicle outside a church north of Seattle.
Thu., July 6, 2017, 9:47 a.m.
WSU educator accused of fraud is not part of plea deal, lawyer says
A plea bargain may be in the works for co-defendants of the Washington State University assistant professor arrested last year for allegedly defrauding the federal government of more than $8 …