Stories tagged: crime
Thu., Aug. 3, 2017, 9:05 a.m.
Orofino man arrested on child porn charges
An Orofino man was arrested Wednesday and charged with five felony counts of possession of sexually exploitative material.
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 2, 2017, 10:13 p.m.
Man accused of assaulting ‘Deadliest Catch’ cast member sought for fleeing from Spokane County deputy
Jorel Fultz, the man accused of robbing and assaulting former “Deadliest Catch” cast member Jake Harris late last year, is back under the spotlight of local law enforcement after he …
Wed., Aug. 2, 2017, 10:17 a.m.
Two dead in apparent murder-suicide in SeaTac
Authorities say two men are dead in an apparent murder-suicide in SeaTac.
Tue., Aug. 1, 2017, 11:56 a.m.
Trump ‘condoned police misconduct’ in remarks about handling suspects, acting DEA administrator tells staff
The head of the Drug Enforcement Administration said in an email to staff members over the weekend that President Donald Trump had “condoned police misconduct” in remarking to officers in …
Tue., Aug. 1, 2017, 11:23 a.m.
Driver charged in California bus wreck that killed 4 people
Prosecutors have filed felony vehicular manslaughter charges against a California bus driver in connection with a wreck last year that killed four people and nearly sliced the bus in half.
Tue., Aug. 1, 2017, 11:18 a.m.
In Baltimore, more officers accused of faking evidence
Public defenders in Baltimore say charges against a client have been dropped because police body-camera video “appears to depict multiple officers working together to manufacture evidence.”
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 1, 2017, 12:07 p.m.
Lawyers plead for leniency for elderly, homeless bank robber
Public defenders are pleading for leniency for a 78-year-old, lifelong criminal who admitted robbing a Reno bank with a steak knife so he could return to prison instead of spending …
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 1, 2017, 10:33 a.m.
July violence pushes 2017 homicide total past 400 mark
July was another dangerous month in Chicago, with 74 homicides reported.
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 1, 2017, 6:43 p.m.
Nearly 500 suspects stand trial over Turkey’s failed coup
Nearly 500 suspects, including generals and military pilots, went on trial Tuesday in Turkey accused of leading last year’s failed coup attempt and carrying out attacks from an air base …
UPDATED: Mon., July 31, 2017, 10:26 p.m.
Deputies search for man accused of stabbing woman in Spokane Valley
Spokane County Sheriff’s deputies are on the lookout for a man accused of stabbing a woman Sunday evening.
UPDATED: Mon., July 31, 2017, 8:52 p.m.
Arizona sheriff convicted of crime for ignoring judge’s order
Former Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio has been convicted of a criminal charge for disobeying a court order to stop traffic patrols that targeted immigrants.
Mon., July 31, 2017, 9:10 a.m.
Boise firefighters rescue drunken man stuck in pipe
Boise firefighters say they rescued a drunken man who fell into a pipe at a construction site.
Mon., July 31, 2017, 8:59 a.m.
India seizes heroin worth millions of dollars
Indian coast guard authorities say they have seized a large amount of heroin from a ship off the country’s western coast.
UPDATED: Fri., July 28, 2017, 10:38 p.m.
Police say racist motivations appear not to have played a role in Lake Coeur d’Alene altercation that goes viral
When Rayshaun Banks went to Lake Coeur d’Alene two weeks ago to relax on the beach near the resort, he never expected to find himself at the center of a …
Fri., July 28, 2017
100 years ago in Spokane: Hunt for missing boy ends in tragic revelation
The disappearance of Claude Blakeslee, a 10-year-old orphan, had been a mystery for several days.
UPDATED: Wed., July 26, 2017, 7:42 p.m.
Participant in Cliven Bundy standoff sentenced to 68 years in prison
A participant in the 2014 armed standoff between federal agents and supporters of rancher Cliven Bundy was sentenced to 68 years in prison Wednesday despite pleas from his lawyer for …
Wed., July 26, 2017, 9:20 a.m.
Search for man accused of Idaho triple homicide scaled back
Authorities are scaling back the search for a man wanted in connection to a triple homicide in Idaho.
Wed., July 26, 2017, 8:59 a.m.
Idaho woman pleads not guilty to first-degree murder
An Idaho woman has denied killing a woman who became involved with her former boyfriend.
Wed., July 26, 2017, 8:57 a.m.
Boko Haram ambushes oil convoy in Nigeria, killing soldiers
Around 10 military personnel were killed and a similar number of geological surveyors were missing after Boko Haram extremists attacked an oil convoy in northern Nigeria, authorities said Wednesday. A …
Wed., July 26, 2017, 8:45 a.m.
Seattle police union files complaint over body-camera order
The Seattle Police Officers Guild has filed a complaint over Mayor Ed Murray’s decision to require officers to wear body cameras.
UPDATED: Wed., July 26, 2017, 10:54 a.m.
Petition started against Washington distracted driving law
At least 18,000 people have decided that a Washington state law against distracted driving takes enforcement too far.
Wed., July 26, 2017, 8:05 a.m.
Ohio carries out 1st execution following 3 years-plus delay
Ohio has put to death a child killer in the state’s first execution in more than three years following a prolonged search for lethal drugs.
Wed., July 26, 2017, 7:41 a.m.
Authorities warn virtual kidnapping scams are on the rise
On Tuesday, police and federal agents warned that so-called virtual kidnappings are on the rise, and dozens of people already have found themselves terrorized into giving money to con artists.
Wed., July 26, 2017, 7:22 a.m.
Pakistani police arrest 20 villagers over ‘honor’ rape
Pakistani police say they have arrested 20 members of a village council over instructing a man to rape a 17-year-old girl to avenge the rape of his sister.
UPDATED: Tue., July 25, 2017, 8:39 p.m.
Murder-suicide suspected in arson fire of Spokane Valley home
Evidence found in the remains of a Spokane Valley house fire last week suggests Bobby Kihara set fire to his home after shooting his wife and dogs before turning a …
UPDATED: Tue., July 25, 2017, 11:08 p.m.
Surveillance cameras and ammunition found as Spokane police shooting investigation continues
Spokane County sheriff’s deputies are continuing to investigate an armed man who was shot and killed on the Moran Prairie earlier this month.
Tue., July 25, 2017, 4:25 p.m.
Justice Dept. rules intensify crackdown on sanctuary cities
The Justice Department says it won’t give cities some law enforcement grant money unless they give federal immigration authorities access to jails and alert them when someone facing deportation will …
Tue., July 25, 2017, 12:55 p.m.
Man denies raping preteen, says she might have raped him
Prosecutors say a 38-year-old Massachusetts man charged with impregnating an 11-year-old girl denies raping the girl, and instead suggested that she might have become pregnant by having sex with him …
UPDATED: Tue., July 25, 2017, 2:45 p.m.
Idaho’s rape charges rarely result in sex crime convictions
A new state analysis shows that just 4 percent of reported rapes in Idaho result in a guilty conviction of a sex crime.
UPDATED: Tue., July 25, 2017, 12:32 p.m.
Swiss police arrest man in chainsaw attack
A man suspected of wounding five people with a chainsaw was still on the loose Tuesday, Swiss police said, issuing an international arrest warrant amid a huge manhunt near the …