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  • Hart pleads guilty to murder in acid slaying

    Jason Hart pleaded guilty Monday to strangling Regan Jolley and then attempting to dispose of her body using acid.


  • AP: Source says Rice video sent to NFL

    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — A law enforcement official says he sent a video of Ray Rice punching his then-fiancee to an NFL executive three months ago, while league officers have …


  • Ravens cut Ray Rice after latest video release

    BALTIMORE (AP) — A new video that appears to show Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice striking his then-fiancee in an elevator last February has been released on a website.


  • Spokane City Council preparing laws to aid domestic violence victims

    The Spokane City Council is preparing to pass new laws protecting victims of domestic violence against discrimination, while creating a fund to help prevent such violence and prosecute offenders. The …


  • Deaconess Hospital gunman was a former police officer

    The man who shot his wife to death before killing himself on the Deaconess Hospital campus had worked as a police officer in Missouri and told sheriff’s deputies just hours …


  • CdA woman arrested after allegedly firing gun at boyfriend

    A Coeur d’Alene woman was arrested Tuesday night after allegedly firing a gun at her boyfriend during a domestic dispute.


  • Connection to clients fuels YWCA’s Regina Malveaux

    Along a wall outside the administrative offices of the YWCA of Spokane are images of Nobel Peace Prize winner Leymah Gbowee of Liberia, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Pakistani …


  • Inslee signs domestic violence-gun law

    OLYMPIA – When her ex-husband pointed a gun at her and threatened to blow her head off while she knelt in her Spokane living room, there was a point when …


  • High court bolsters domestic violence gun ban law

    WASHINGTON — People convicted of minor domestic violence offenses can be barred from possessing guns even in states where no proof of physical violence is required to support the domestic …


  • YWCA campaign aimed at raising domestic violence awareness

    The YWCA is passing 10 purple purses around town during October, creating awareness about domestic violence and hoping to collect enough online purse check-ins to earn a $10,000 grant from …


  • Domestic violence shelter set to open

    Domestic violence victims fleeing abusive partners will have a new housing option next month when the YWCA opens a new confidential safe shelter in Spokane Valley. The YWCA already operates …


  • Rapper due in court on domestic violence charge

    LOS ANGELES — Rapper and actor 50 Cent faces arraignment on charges that he attacked his ex-girlfriend and trashed her condo.


  • Former NBA star Craig Ehlo arrested

    Local basketball star Craig Ehlo, who played in the NBA and most recently coached at Eastern Washington University, was arrested early Thursday on a domestic violence charge after firefighters encountered …


  • Male victim dies after Chattaroy mobile home explosion

    One man died early Friday morning after suffering severe burns from a mobile home explosion in Chattaroy, Wash., according to Harborview Medical Center.


  • Official: Chattaroy fire suspicious

    CHATTAROY – Neighbors of two people severely burned in a mobile home explosion Wednesday struggle to believe it may have been an attempted murder. They say the couple were too …


  • Woman pushed from car before chase along I-90

    A motorist shoved a woman out of his car Friday and ran over her, then tried to flee police before crashing his car along Interstate 90 near Cheney, authorities say. …


  • Man shot in alleged domestic dispute

    A man was shot in the leg in North Spokane Monday night in what police are calling a domestic dispute.


  • Man stabbed in reported domestic violence incident

    Police said a woman stabbed her husband in a domestic violence incident in North Spokane this morning.


  • Assault victim accused of pointing gun at boy offering help

    A domestic violence call in an Airway Heights trailer park this morning quickly turned into a brief hunt for a man and assault charges against a woman for pointing a …


  • Wife survives attempted murder

    An Idaho State Patrol officer who came across a vehicle flashing its emergency lights on state Highway 3 early Sunday morning found a woman with her throat slit, prompting a …


  • One dead, one hospitalized in St. Maries murder-suicide attempt

    The Benewah County sheriff’s office is investigating an attempted murder-suicide in St. Maries.


  • Rising against abuse

    One in three women will be abused in her lifetime. Sarah Foley said that statistic shocks a lot of people.


  • Bill targets non-Indian crimes

    WASHINGTON – The U.S. Senate on Tuesday reauthorized a federal law channeling resources to female victims of domestic violence, including those on Native American tribal lands. It is now up …


  • Watching for teen dating abuse

    Ah, Valentine’s Day! A day dedicated to love, romance and chocolates surely brightens up the middle of winter. Unfortunately, for 3 out of every 10 teens, a more relevant thing …


  • Teen arrested in stabbing of mother

    Spokane police arrested a 16-year-old boy Tuesday night after he stabbed his mother in the head multiple times. The boy’s 13-year-old brother was able to stop the assault and disarm …


  • Eye on Boise: Domestic violence – every 88 minutes

    BOISE – Idaho sees an incident of domestic violence between spouses, ex-spouses or those in dating relationships once every 88 minutes. Luann Dettman, director of the Idaho Council on Domestic …


  • Senate takes step toward banning stalking software

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A loophole that permits software companies to sell cyberstalking apps that operate secretly on cellphones could soon be closed by Congress. The software is popular among jealous …


  • Senate legislation targets cyberstalking software

    WASHINGTON (AP) — For around $50, a jealous wife or husband can download software that can continuously track the whereabouts of a spouse better than any private detective. It’s frighteningly …


  • Standoff in northeast Spokane ends peacefully

    A several-hours-long standoff in northeast Spokane with a domestic violence suspect ended peacefully this morning when police took the man into custody.


  • Embattled San Francisco sheriff to keep his job

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco’s embattled sheriff will keep his job, despite his guilty plea to a misdemeanor false imprisonment charge stemming from a New Year’s Eve dispute with …


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