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  • Police identify dead man

    A man who police say shot his ex-girlfriend in the head before killing himself Monday has been identified as Veniamin N. Gorkovchenko, 28. Gorkovchenko was found dead of a self-inflicted …

  • Deputies suffer chemical burns in acid attack

    Two Grant County Sheriff’s deputies sustained chemical burns Thursday night after a domestic violence suspect allegedly assaulted the officers with acid in Soap Lake.

  • West Plains man accused of shooting 81-year-old father

    A 51-year-old West Plains man shot his 81-year-old father during an argument in their front yard on Mirage Lane today.

  • Victims of same abuser find friendship in court

    Andrea Oton and A’Lesha Markee have always considered themselves outspoken women – not the kind to be pushed around. But as each woman discovered, anyone can become a victim when …

  • Domestic violence suspect arrested after standoff

    A police SWAT team has arrested a domestic violence fugitive after a brief standoff in north Spokane.

  • Clothing banks help women get fresh apparel for new start

    When women leave domestic violence situations they rarely have time to pack. Sometimes they leave in the middle of the night. One problem is finding a spot in a shelter …

  • Estranged husband may get jackpot cut

    RATHDRUM – Holly Lahti burst into the spotlight a week ago in a feel-good story about a single mother who won a $190 million Mega Millions jackpot. Then came the …

  • On-scene shooting investigation concludes

    The Spokane Investigative Response Team completed its on-scene investigation into Sunday’s officer involved shooting, the response team said Monday.

  • Spokane man killed by police

    A man reportedly armed with a knife was shot to death by police in northwest Spokane early Sunday. Spokane police officers were dispatched to the home at 5726 N. Elgin …

  • Bystander aids officer when suspect attacks

    A Spokane police officer was attacked early Sunday by a domestic violence suspect who trapped him in a chokehold until a bystander intervened. Sgt. Kevin King said the officer, whom …

  • Murder suspect returns to Spokane after stay at Harborview

    A Spokane man suspected of the Dec. 12 shooting death of his 20-year-old girlfriend was transported back to Spokane Thursday after undergoing treatment at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle for …

  • Debbie DuPey

    Debbie DuPey, 47, divides her time between Spokane and Guatemala – two very different worlds. DuPey, a writer, artist and longtime Spokane specialist in domestic violence prevention, is trying to …

  • Teen kills dogs after fight with mother, police say

    A Chattaroy teenager killed his family’s dogs after threatening his mother with a knife on Monday, sheriff’s officials say.

  • Suspect in woman’s death in hospital after shooting self

    The man suspected of fatally shooting his girlfriend Sunday was captured by police after he turned the gun on himself while on the Gonzaga University campus, authorities said Monday. Tristen …

  • Woman shot, killed in North Side home

    A woman was shot to death Sunday at a home in the 800 block of East Augusta Avenue in what police said appeared to be a case of domestic violence. …

  • Veterans Court weighs stress of war service

    After surviving 15 months in one of the most dangerous places on Earth, Iraq war veteran Carl Jacobson thought he could cope with just about anything civilian life had to …

  • Ex-employee sues company over domestic violence leave

    An Eastern Washington woman has filed suit against her former employer, claiming the company failed to provide time off to deal with a domestic violence case and ultimately fired her.

  • Trial opens for man accused of raping wife

    The trial of a Spokane man charged with sexually assaulting his wife at gunpoint started Wednesday – the same man who is charged with kidnapping his wife six days later, …

  • Credit union to match donations for murder victim’s children

    A local credit union will match the first $5,000 donated to a fund for the children of murder victim Rebecca Schiering.

  • Wife-killer receives 18-year sentence

    Theirs was a marriage rife with arguments and abuse. She broke free and sought help, undergoing therapy and getting legal assistance to contest a child custody agreement she thought was …

  • Deputies kill pit bull at domestic violence scene

    Spokane County sheriff’s deputies shot and killed a pit bull dog early today while responding to a domestic violence call at a home on Silver Lake Road.

  • Woman killed, man injured

    A man who investigators say killed his wife and severely beat the man she was having sex with when he walked in on them earlier this month pleaded innocent Thursday …

  • Suspect pleads innocent in wife’s slaying

    A man who investigators say killed his wife and severely beat the man she was having sex with when he walked in on them earlier this month pleaded innocent Thursday …

  • Baby, mom safe after Amber Alert

    A 9-month-old girl and her teenage mother were reported safe Wednesday after Grant County sheriff’s deputies arrested the baby’s father in connection with a domestic assault on the mother. The …

  • Baby found safe in Moses Lake

    A 9-month-old girl and her teenage mother were reported safe today after Grant County Sheriff’s deputies arrested the baby’s father in connection with a domestic assault on the mother.

  • Warrant issued for man accused of shooting wife

    A 43-year-old Grant County man is wanted for first-degree assault for shooting his wife more than six times, officials said.

  • Husband arrested in Moscow woman’s death

    MOSCOW — Moscow police have arrested the husband of a pregnant woman whose body was found in their burned apartment.

  • Bootstrap-pulling mom aspires to transplant list

    Life has a way of knocking you when you’re down, but Lori Kramer is determined to stay on her feet. Five years ago, she said, it was her husband throwing …

  • Abuse victims slow to block addresses

    CALDWELL, Idaho— So far a dozen Idaho residents have taken advantage of a new law allowing victims of domestic violence, stalking and sexual assault to keep their addresses out of …

  • Gunman opens fire, 3 Pittsburgh police officers killed

    PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh police say a man wearing a bulletproof vest opened fire on officers during a domestic disturbance call, killing three of them.



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