Stories tagged: crime
Thu., July 20, 2017, 3:58 p.m.
93-year-old woman dragged 20 feet during Florida church carjacking
A 93-year-old woman in Florida was dragged 20 feet as she tried to stop two carjackers in a church parking lot.
Thu., July 20, 2017, 2:58 p.m.
‘Darknet’ drug marketplaces knocked out by Justice Department
Two of the world’s most notorious “darknet” marketplaces have been knocked out in a one-two punch that officials say yielded a trove of new intelligence about drugs and weapons merchants …
UPDATED: Thu., July 20, 2017, 10:23 p.m.
Police investigating north Spokane parents of 3-month-old who showed signs of shaken baby syndrome
Police are investigating the parents of a baby who hospital workers say was “violently” shaken and is now likely brain-dead.
UPDATED: Fri., July 21, 2017, 7:30 a.m.
Pullman police commander’s son sought in Latah County homicide investigation
The Pullman Police Department has confirmed that one of the suspects alleged to have committed a homicide on Monday near Troy, Idaho, is the adoptive son of Pullman Police Commander …
Thu., July 20, 2017, 12:32 p.m.
Saudi prince arrested on King Salman’s order after video appears to show abusive behavior
Saudi Arabia’s King Salman ordered the arrest of a prince and his associates on Wednesday after videos emerged which appear to show the prince engaging in abusive behavior against citizens. …
Thu., July 20, 2017, 12:02 p.m.
Boy gets probation for starting fire at Montana high school
A teenager has been sentenced to probation and must pay restitution for an arson fire that caused $3 million in damage at a Montana high school.
Thu., July 20, 2017, 10:56 a.m.
Florida man indicted in brawl on Delta flight to China
A Florida man who fought with flight attendants and other passengers when he tried to open the exit door of a Delta Air Lines flight bound from Seattle to China …
UPDATED: Thu., July 20, 2017, 10:52 a.m.
Uproar over WSU athletes’ arrests prompts outreach to American Samoa
Key players in Pullman and at
UPDATED: Thu., July 20, 2017, 10:22 p.m.
Gunshot wound to the head of second body found in remains of Spokane Valley house fire
The second person found dead in a Spokane Valley house fire Tuesday morning also died from a bullet – not by fire – the Spokane County Medical Examiner announced.
UPDATED: Wed., July 19, 2017, 10:36 p.m.
Officers who shot and killed man just outside Spokane city limits earlier this month identified
The Spokane Police Department has released the identities of the two officers who shot and killed 53-year-old Daniel Craven on Spokane’s South Hill earlier this month.
UPDATED: Wed., July 19, 2017, 11:05 p.m.
Woman found dead in Spokane Valley house fire was shot in the head, medical examiner says
Joy Kihara, a 67-year-old woman whose body was found early Tuesday morning in a house fire at a Spokane Valley home, died from a gunshot wound to the head, the …
Wed., July 19, 2017, 12:32 p.m.
‘Upskirt’ images case involving ex-teacher goes to jury
A prosecutor argued to jurors Tuesday he finds it odd that a former Evergreen High School teacher on trial for allegedly trying to take “upskirt” images of females, including students, …
UPDATED: Wed., July 19, 2017, 3:08 p.m.
O.J. Simpson to face Nevada parole board with freedom in sight
O.J. Simpson will plead for release from the Nevada prison where he’s spent more than eight years for armed robbery and assault with a weapon.
UPDATED: Wed., July 19, 2017, 9:58 p.m.
Report: Lakeland Village among institutions criticized for ‘track record’ of neglect, abuse of disabled
Disabled people living in four Washington-state run communities have choked to death, been sexually assaulted, denied basic treatment and given the wrong medication, according to a report released Wednesday by …
Wed., July 19, 2017, 9:19 a.m.
Bremerton man gets 5 years to life for child molestation
A 26-year-old Bremerton man has been sentenced to a minimum of over five years after pleading guilty to child molestation.
Wed., July 19, 2017, 9:07 a.m.
Oregon man accused of violating restraining order 216 times
An Oregon man who is accused of violating a restraining order 216 times has been arrested.
Wed., July 19, 2017, 9:02 a.m.
Alleged burglar hog-tied on roadside after stealing cereal
Authorities say officers arrested an alleged burglar after a homeowner hog-tied him alongside a road about 45 miles east of Chehalis.
UPDATED: Wed., July 19, 2017, 9:20 a.m.
Three Kenya men sentenced to death for stripping, abusing woman
A Kenyan court on Wednesday sentenced three men to death for stripping naked and abusing a woman during a wave of attacks by mobs claiming that women were inappropriately dressed.
Wed., July 19, 2017, 8:09 a.m.
Man arrested in fatal south Seattle shooting near play area
Police say a suspect has been arrested in connection with the fatal shooting of a 32-year-old man near Rainier Playfield in south Seattle.
Tue., July 18, 2017, 3:33 p.m.
Ohio drops case against ex-cop in shooting of unarmed man
A white police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black motorist during a Cincinnati traffic stop won’t face a third murder trial, a prosecutor announced Tuesday while saying he’s asking …
Tue., July 18, 2017, 3:17 p.m.
Hastert faces sex-offender treatment with prison release
Disgraced former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert is far from putting his child-sex-abuse scandal behind him after being released from federal prison in Minnesota where he served a little over …
UPDATED: Tue., July 18, 2017, 3:05 p.m.
Police fatally shoot elderly man who had tried to kill self
Police say an Oregon man who slit his wrists in a suicide attempt less than three weeks ago has been fatally shot by officers.
Tue., July 18, 2017, 12:13 p.m.
Man charged in Oregon train attack: ‘No heroes in this case’
The man accused of killing two passengers and wounding a third on a Portland train returned to court for a brief hearing in which he told spectators: “Remember, there are …
UPDATED: Tue., July 18, 2017, 9:11 a.m.
Hundreds of boys abused at German choir school, report says
At least 547 members of a prestigious Catholic boys’ choir in Germany were physically or sexually abused between 1945 and 1992, according to a report released Tuesday.
Tue., July 18, 2017, 7:16 a.m.
U.K. police used helicopter to film sex and nudists, prosecutor says
Prosecutors say a British police helicopter crew filmed people having sex and sunbathing naked.
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.