Stories tagged: domestic violence
Mon., 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 …
Fri., 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.
Fri., May 27, 2016, 3:24 p.m.
Amber Heard gets restraining order against Johnny Depp
Amber Heard was granted a restraining order against husband Johnny Depp on Friday, after appearing at the courthouse with a bruised face and alleging the “Alice in Wonderland” actor had …
Fri., May 20, 2016, 11:19 a.m.
Spokane man will spend 15 years in prison for strangling girlfriend
A Spokane man who strangled his girlfriend at the Downtowner Motel more than a year ago will spend a little over fifteen years in prison.
Mon., May 2, 2016, 8:03 a.m.
Wanted domestic violence suspect arrested
Spokane police arrested domestic violence suspect Aaron W. Strom late Sunday night outside Cheney.
Sun., May 1, 2016, 6:24 p.m.
Spokane police on lookout for domestic violence suspect
The Spokane Police Department is asking the public to be on the lookout for a wanted domestic violence suspect thought to be in the Indian Trail area. He may be …
Wed., April 27, 2016, 4:46 p.m.
Police suspect boyfriend of assaulting woman found dead
Spokane police arrested the boyfriend of a woman found dead in a North Spokane home last week, but have not charged him with murder.
Tue., April 26, 2016, 8:56 a.m.
Johnny Manziel indicted in alleged attack on ex-girlfriend
A Texas grand jury has indicted ex-Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel on an assault charge after his ex-girlfriend accused him of domestic violence.
Mon., April 25, 2016, 9:39 a.m.
Johnny Manziel announcement regarding indictment to come Tuesday, prosecutor says
Prosecutors in Dallas say they will make an announcement Tuesday regarding whether Johnny Manziel has been indicted on allegations that he attacked his ex-girlfriend in January.
Sat., April 9, 2016, midnight
Amy Goodman: Domestic violence victims who stand their ground punished
When domestic violence victims defend themselves, they put themselves at risk of becoming doubly victimized: first by their abuser, then at the hands of the criminal justice system
Thu., April 7, 2016, 1:49 p.m.
Girlfriend says Spokane man tried to scalp her, cut fingers off
Police arrested a Spokane man Wednesday evening after his girlfriend said tried to scalp her with a knife and cut her fingers off.
Wed., April 6, 2016, 5:53 p.m.
Small octopus found lodged in boy’s throat; mother’s boyfriend arrested
A 36-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of child abuse after Wichita doctors found a small octopus stuck in the throat of his girlfriend’s young son late Tuesday night.
Tue., April 5, 2016, 5:33 p.m.
Coeur d’Alene man gets 10 years for intimidating victim
A Coeur d’Alene man was sentenced to five to 10 years in prison for repeatedly contacting a woman he was accused of assaulting. Benjamin Arthur Annaboli, 30, was sentenced Thursday …
Tue., March 15, 2016, 7 p.m.
Spokane police domestic violence unit means more victims being heard, getting help
The Spokane Police Department created a domestic violence unit to complement the YWCA’s Family Justice Center. The result has been more referals for victims to get help, and more cases …
Mon., March 14, 2016, 9:12 a.m.
SWAT team enters Spokane Valley home to rescue children and arrest father
Spokane deputies barged into a Spokane Valley house Sunday night to rescue two children and arrest their father who is suspected of assaulting his wife and making threats to kill …
Mon., March 14, 2016, 6:35 a.m.
Police: Man kills girlfriend’s daughter in murder-suicide
Police say a northeast Georgia man shot three people – killing one of them – before killing himself.
Mon., Feb. 29, 2016, 4:46 p.m.
Records: Woman says jammed gun prevented estranged husband from shooting her
A Spokane Valley woman allegedly escaped being shot by her estranged husband when the gun he used jammed.
Fri., Feb. 19, 2016, 9:41 a.m.
Idaho woman tried to use stun gun on detectives, police say
An Idaho woman is facing felony charges after police say she tried to shock detectives with a stun gun.
Mon., Feb. 8, 2016, 1:34 p.m.
Johnny Manziel’s ex-girlfriend lost hearing after attack, affidavit claims
Johnny Manziel’s ex-girlfriend says in an affidavit that he hit her so hard during a late-night confrontation that she lost hearing in one ear.
Fri., Feb. 5, 2016, 1:35 p.m.
Johnny Manziel’s father worried QB is self-destructing
With Johnny Manziel’s professional career in doubt and his personal life crumbling, his father fears for his safety.
Wed., Dec. 23, 2015, 2:21 p.m.
Spokane Police change policy on review of lethal force; release body cam video in Hillyard shooting
Body camera videos of two SPD officers who fired on 37-year-old Jason M. Smith during a domestic dispute in October show a bloody and chaotic scene. The Police Department released …
Thu., Oct. 29, 2015, midnight
Editorial: Domestic violence victims get one-stop service
Thanks to partnership among law enforcement, prosecutors and the YWCA, domestic violence victims have a one-stop place for legal assistance and counseling.
UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 26, 2015, 10:41 p.m.
Domestic violence victims find hope in YWCA program
Less than a year into a new partnership between the YWCA, law enforcement and prosecutors, domestic violence victim advocates say they’re already seeing a difference.
Fri., Oct. 23, 2015, 9:36 p.m.
Man accused of threatening a Spokane County judge
When Richard T. Reitz appeared in court Friday on a charge of intimidating a judge he was handcuffed and flanked by three corrections officers, but they said it was because …
Thu., Oct. 22, 2015, 9:07 p.m.
Domestic violence suspect arrested after South Hill search
Police located a domestic violence suspect on Spokane’s South Hill Thursday afternoon after an intense search.
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 8, 2015, 11:05 p.m.
Spokane Police officer charged in domestic violence case returning to duty after guilty plea
The Spokane police officer accused of pushing in the door of his girlfriend’s home while screaming at her last July pleaded guilty to trespassing Wednesday morning.
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 25, 2015, 5:13 p.m.
Spokane man accused of trying to stab girlfriend, father
A Spokane man accused of trying to stab his girlfriend and father Monday is in jail facing assault charges.
Wed., July 22, 2015, midnight
One dead after shooting in East Central
A man was arrested late Tuesday afternoon in connection with a fatal shooting in East Central Spokane earlier in the day. Edward A. Bushnell was booked into the Spokane County …
Tue., July 21, 2015, 9:15 p.m.
Arrest made in today’s shooting in East Central Spokane
Police arrested Edward A. Bushnell Tuesday evening on a charge of second-degree murder after a shooting in East Central Spokane left a man dead Tuesday morning.
Thu., July 16, 2015, midnight
Spokane police officer arrested on armed burglary charge
A Spokane police officer was arrested by officers of his own department Tuesday night after he allegedly forced open the front door of his girlfriend’s house during an argument. Officer …