Stories tagged: crime
UPDATED: Wed., March 22, 2017, 8:53 a.m.
Political infighting between Spokane police, prosecutors, medical examiner leaves death investigations unsolved
A unusual dispute between investigators, prosecutors and the Spokane County Medical Examiner’s office regarding the findings of a 2012 autopsy has allowed a man linked to two Spokane killings to …
UPDATED: Tue., March 21, 2017, 4:34 p.m.
Police: Chicago teen apparently gang-raped on Facebook Live
A 15-year-old Chicago girl was apparently sexually assaulted by five or six men or boys on Facebook Live, and none of the roughly 40 people who watched the live video …
Tue., March 21, 2017, 1:14 p.m.
Prosecutors work out deal to release man convicted in 1996
An Idaho man is expected to be released from prison after spending nearly half his life in a cell.
Tue., March 21, 2017, 10:48 a.m.
Man gets 10 years in Central Oregon shooting death
A Central Oregon man has been sentenced to 10 years in prison after pleading guilty to manslaughter in the shooting death of a man who sold him fake methamphetamine.
Tue., March 21, 2017, 10:45 a.m.
Jailed man who attempted suicide dies at hospital
Authorities say a man who was jailed in Hillsboro has died at a hospital after attempting to kill himself.
Tue., March 21, 2017, 9:29 a.m.
Idaho House panel spikes victims’ rights amendment
An Idaho House panel has spiked a proposed amendment to the state’s constitution to expand the rights of crime victims and their families.
Tue., March 21, 2017, 8:56 a.m.
Moscow man convicted of child porn could get probation instead of prison
Judge John R. Stegner may consider a sentence even more lenient than one agreed upon in a plea deal for a Moscow man who admitted possessing child pornography.
Mon., March 20, 2017, 7:26 p.m.
Stevens County car crash send two men in their 60s to hospital
Two men injured in a Stevens County car crash were flown to Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center for injuries.
UPDATED: Mon., March 20, 2017, 10:40 p.m.
Man allegedly stole boy’s Mustang at gunpoint, rammed patrol cars during high-speed chase
A 22-year-old man is accused of stealing a car at gunpoint and leading sheriff’s deputies on a raucous high-speed chase early Saturday in Spokane Valley, causing roughly $4,000 to two …
UPDATED: Mon., March 20, 2017, 8:58 p.m.
Emergency crews pull body from Spokane River near Canada Island
Emergency crews pulled a body from the raging Spokane River near downtown Monday afternoon.
Mon., March 20, 2017, 3:29 p.m.
Woman mugged outside Safeway grocery store on South Hill
A woman required medical attention after she was mugged Sunday night outside a Safeway grocery store on the South Hill.
UPDATED: Mon., March 20, 2017, 10:32 p.m.
Woman says she was held at gunpoint, sexually assaulted off Interstate 90 in Spokane Valley
A woman told Spokane Valley detectives that a man held her at gunpoint and sexually assaulted her in a secluded area off Interstate 90.
Mon., March 20, 2017, 12:57 p.m.
Bureau of Land Management offers reward for graffiti info
The Bureau of Land Management is looking for information about the person or people who spray-painted graffiti on the Black Cliffs climbing area along Highway 21 just outside of Boise.
Mon., March 20, 2017, 12:18 p.m.
Oregon man who fired gun during Super Bowl unfit to stand trial
A man accused of firing a gunshot while watching New England’s come-from-behind victory in the Super Bowl has been deemed unfit to stand trial.
Mon., March 20, 2017, 11:36 a.m.
Cosby wants jury pool prescreened for bias before trial
Bill Cosby’s lawyers hope to prescreen potential jurors to weed out those with opinions about the sex-assault case before jury selection begins in earnest.
UPDATED: Mon., March 20, 2017, 9:11 a.m.
Miles City man convicted in house-flipping scam
A Miles City man has been convicted embezzling $1.9 million from people who invested in his “house flipping” company.
Mon., March 20, 2017, 8:36 a.m.
Man gets 25 years in prison for selling 40 pounds of meth
A man who admitted bringing 40 pounds of methamphetamine into Butte in 2015 has been sentenced to 25 years in federal prison.
UPDATED: Sun., March 19, 2017, 2 p.m.
You’re nabbed! French gendarmes find thief stuck in window
French gendarmes called to a robbery found the suspected thief stuck in a hole he’d made with a hammer in a shop window.
Sat., March 18, 2017, 1:57 p.m.
Boise police: Suspect dead after officer-involved shooting
Boise Police Chief Bill Bones has given the all-clear following an officer-involved shooting at a popular hiking and biking trail in the Boise foothills and after police found the suspect …
Fri., March 17, 2017, 7:08 a.m.
City, officers dismissed from bus tunnel beating case
A U.S. District Court judge has dismissed all remaining claims against the city of Seattle and two Seattle police officers by a woman who was beaten in Seattle’s downtown bus …
Wed., March 15, 2017, 9:20 a.m.
Two teens arrested in connection with Coeur d’Alene grocery store robbery
Police have arrested two teens in connection with an armed robbery of a grocery store in Coeur d’Alene on Saturday.
Sat., March 11, 2017, 10:30 p.m.
E. Oregon rancher indicted after dead, starving cattle found
An eastern Oregon rancher has been indicted by a grand jury after authorities say they discovered dead and starving cattle.
Sat., March 11, 2017, 10:26 p.m.
Springfield man convicted of stealing welfare benefits
A Springfield man who operated a rental property business worth $600,000 but claimed to have no income has been convicted of stealing $150,000 in welfare benefits.
Sat., March 11, 2017, 10:20 p.m.
Everett man charged in knife attacks
Authorities have charged an Everett man with second-degree murder and first-degree assault following a knife attack that killed a 78-year-old woman and injured her 62-year-old daughter.
Thu., March 9, 2017, 7:23 p.m.
Teen suspected of fatally shooting woman at Oregon home
A 15-year-old boy suspected of fatally shooting a woman and wounding a man at an Oregon home will be booked into Juvenile Hall after he’s released from a hospital, police …
Thu., March 9, 2017, 7:12 p.m.
Eugene priest sentenced for having sex with teen prostitute
A Eugene priest found guilty of prostitution for paying a 17-year-old girl to have sex with him has been sentenced to three months in jail.
Thu., March 9, 2017, 6:59 p.m.
Complaint filed against judge in locker room assault case
The panel that disciplines judges in Idaho said it will investigate a complaint filed against the judge who sentenced a teen to probation for sexually assaulting a high school football …
Thu., March 9, 2017, 6:42 p.m.
Police, FBI, seek public’s help in shooting of Sikh man
Police and the FBI are asking for the public’s help in the shooting of a Sikh man in suburban Seattle who says a man shot him in the arm and …
Thu., March 9, 2017, midnight
Child porn case dropped as US refuses to show software code
Federal prosecutors have dropped child pornography charges against a Washington teacher after the U.S. Justice Department refused to disclose information about a software weakness it exploited during an investigation last …
Tue., March 7, 2017, 6:54 p.m.
After two sleeping homeless men were killed, Las Vegas police used a mannequin as bait
The similarities between two killings of homeless men in Las Vegas prompted police to set a trap: A mannequin, wrapped in blankets like a sleeping homeless man with his head …