Stories tagged: domestic violence
FRIDAY, MARCH 17, 2017, 12:07 P.M.
Former Michigan player Jourdan Lewis charged with domestic violence
Former Michigan cornerback and NFL prospect Jourdan Lewis has been charged with misdemeanor domestic violence after authorities say he assaulted his girlfriend. Lewis was arraigned Thursday in 15th District Court …
FRIDAY, MARCH 17, 2017, 6 A.M.
Deputy Spokane County prosecutor resigns with no explanation
Thursday was the last day on the job for Deputy Spokane County Prosecutor Joe Kuhlman, who resigned. But nobody is saying why.
UPDATED: FRIDAY, MARCH 10, 2017, 11:06 P.M.
Spokane Sheriff’s deputy wounded in Colbert standoff identified
The Spokane County Sheriff’s deputy shot and wounded in the shoulder during a SWAT standoff Monday has been identified as Sgt. Harold Whapeles.
UPDATED: FRIDAY, MARCH 10, 2017, 11:05 P.M.
Former bank executive threatened wife hours before dying in north Spokane standoff
Hours before a former bank executive died
UPDATED: THURSDAY, MARCH 9, 2017, 6:33 P.M.
Suspect accused of killing Coeur d’Alene woman found dead
The man accused of killing a Coeur d’Alene resident Wednesday was found dead in a car on Bruss Road near Highway 53 Thursday afternoon.
WEDNESDAY, FEB. 15, 2017
Put sexual assault orders on equal footing
A bill to align sexual assault protection orders with orders related to domestic violence and harassment makes perfect sense, but this is the advocates’ third try. The objections have never …
THURSDAY, JAN. 26, 2017, 8:43 A.M.
Complaint alleges Montana man ran over wife, killing her
A 61-year-old Browning man is in federal custody on suspicion of killing his wife by running her over with a pickup truck near U.S. Highway 2 between Browning and Cut …
THURSDAY, DEC. 29, 2016, 8:12 A.M.
Coeur d’Alene police find man dead in home after domestic dispute
Coeur d’Alene police say they found a man dead in a home early Thursday after responding to a report of a domestic dispute.
WEDNESDAY, DEC. 14, 2016, 2:28 P.M.
Spokane County deputies searching for domestic violence suspect
Authorities are searching for a 32-year-old man who allegedly strangled a woman until she lost consciousness at a residence in Spokane Valley.
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 30, 2016, 5:33 P.M.
Union Gospel Mission to open new crisis shelter for women and children
The Union Gospel Mission later this month will open a new crisis shelter for women and children, replacing an old motel on East Sprague Avenue that the nonprofit has used …
SUNDAY, NOV. 20, 2016, 7:15 A.M.
Mother’s addictions caused nine-year separation, but she’s finally reunited with her daughter
Drugs and violence separated Avery McFarland from her mother, Stephanie Skupien, nine years ago when Avery was a little girl. Now they’re forging a new relationship.
MONDAY, NOV. 14, 2016, 4:57 P.M.
Spokane nursing assistant, the victim of a brutal assault, now faces drug and exploitation charges
In early October, a 46-year-old nursing assistant was found brutally beaten outside a burning trailer in north Spokane. Now she faces charges of using methamphetamine and financially exploiting a patient …
SUNDAY, NOV. 6, 2016, 7:08 P.M.
Cluster of domestic violence homicides rocks Yakima County
Yakima County experienced four homicides within a week that authorities say stemmed in some way from domestic violence.
SUNDAY, OCT. 30, 2016, 4 A.M.
Domestic violence deaths on the rise in Spokane County and state despite new approaches to addressing issue
Four headlines, all from the month of October, speak volumes about domestic violence in the Spokane community.
WEDNESDAY, OCT. 19, 2016
Free cupcakes draw attention to campaign to end domestic violence
Everyone knows there’s no such thing as a free lunch, but there is such a thing as free mini-cupcakes on Thursday at Sweet Frostings Blissful Bakeshop, 15 S. Washington St. …
TUESDAY, OCT. 18, 2016, 10:37 A.M.
Bonner County woman arrested in boyfriend’s death
A Bonner County woman was arrested Saturday after deputies found her boyfriend dead in their home.
TUESDAY, OCT. 18, 2016, 10:05 A.M.
Spokane Valley woman jailed after allegedly plotting to hire man to kill husband
A Spokane Valley woman is in jail after allegedly trying to pay a high school friend to shoot her husband, who she said was abusive.
SATURDAY, OCT. 8, 2016
Initiative 1491: Pro: New law would enable loved ones to head off tragedy
I know firsthand how devastating it is when someone you know is dangerous, someone close to you has easy access to a gun. That’s why I urge you to support …
FRIDAY, OCT. 7, 2016, 12:59 P.M.
Woman reports her ex-boyfriend shot at her, rammed her car
A man who reportedly shot at his ex-girlfriend led police on a chase in North Spokane early Friday morning before being arrested.
UPDATED: THURSDAY, OCT. 6, 2016, 2:35 P.M.
Woman in Spokane Valley beaten and bloodied, found near a knife and pieces of her tongue
Spokane County Sheriff’s deputies made a gruesome discovery Wednesday night while responding to a call of a domestic violence dispute in Spokane Valley.
WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 21, 2016, 11:27 A.M.
Police: Suburban Detroit man called 911 to report he’d killed his family
A man is in police custody after authorities said he asphyxiated his two young children in a car at their Dearborn Heights home, shot and killed his two stepchildren and …
TUESDAY, AUG. 16, 2016, 12:44 P.M.
Johnny Depp and Amber Heard settle divorce case
Johnny Depp and Amber Heard settled their contentious divorce on Tuesday and the actress withdrew her allegations that the actor had been physically abusive toward her one day before a …
WEDNESDAY, JULY 13, 2016, 11:31 A.M.
Hot sauce attack? Man accused of pouring it on wife’s face during fight
A Port Orchard man has been charged for an assault on his wife in which he allegedly doused her face with hot sauce after an argument at their apartment.
WEDNESDAY, JULY 13, 2016, 9:56 A.M.
Ex-sheriff’s corporal admits choking deputy
A Washington County Sheriff’s Office corporal who was fired last year over domestic violence allegations has pleaded guilty to choking a fellow employee.
MONDAY, JUNE 27, 2016, 12:03 P.M.
Court upholds reach of US gun ban for domestic violence
The Supreme Court on Monday upheld the broad reach of a federal law that bars people convicted of domestic violence from owning guns.
SUNDAY, JUNE 26, 2016, 8:33 P.M.
Domestic violence shelter opens doors to pets, which provide healing presence
Bard is one of two cats that call the Longview women’s shelter home, and his healing presence has inspired the shelter to begin accepting residents’ pets in the near future.
THURSDAY, JUNE 2, 2016, 3:08 P.M.
Reckless driver leads police, deputies on high speed chase
A man led police and Sheriff’s deputies on a wild high speed chase late Wednesday, much of it after two of his tires had been flattened by spike strips.
UPDATED: TUESDAY, MAY 31, 2016, 12:50 P.M.
‘Shield’ actor Michael Jace convicted of murdering wife
A jury on Tuesday convicted an actor who played a police officer on TV of second-degree murder in the shooting death of his wife that was partially witnessed by their …
MONDAY, MAY 30, 2016, 9:54 A.M.
Rome student burned alive by ex-boyfriend, police say
A Rome university student was burned alive by her ex-boyfriend after she left him, authorities said Monday – a slaying one investigator called the most atrocious crime he has seen …
FRIDAY, MAY 27, 2016, 6 P.M.
Spokane-area housing for domestic violence victims to be reduced
Two transitional living centers for domestic violence victims in Spokane will close the majority of their units due to a loss of federal funding.