Stories tagged: domestic violence
Thu., July 16, 2015
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 …
Thu., July 16, 2015
Spokane Valley clothing bank tailored for those in need
There was the day when a man came in off the street, carrying a 2-week-old baby dressed in a toddler-size T-shirt and wrapped in a towel instead of a diaper. …
Fri., May 22, 2015
Judge dismissed domestic violence charges against Ray Rice
A judge on Thursday dismissed domestic violence charges against Ray Rice, who was captured by a surveillance camera knocking his then-fiancee unconscious in a hotel elevator last year. Judge Michael …
Sun., May 17, 2015
Hells Angels member faces new charge
A man with ties to the Hells Angels motorcycle gang is back in jail, this time for allegedly assaulting his girlfriend. Ricky W. Jenks, 37, previously served time in prison …
Sat., May 16, 2015
Brittney Griner, Glory Johnson suspended record 7 games each by WNBA
WNBA stars Brittney Griner (pictured, left) and Glory Johnson (right) were suspended seven games each Friday for their domestic violence arrest last month – the league’s longest ban in its …
Fri., April 24, 2015
WNBA’s Brittney Griner, fiancee Glory Johnson arrested after fight
GOODYEAR, Ariz. – Phoenix Mercury star Brittney Griner and her fiancee, fellow WNBA player Glory Johnson, were arrested on suspicion of assault and disorderly conduct after an argument in the …
Thu., April 9, 2015
Boyfriend charged in Hillyard killing
The boyfriend of a woman shot in her Hillyard apartment last month is now accused of killing her. Cameron Keith, 28, was charged Tuesday with second-degree murder for the death …
Wed., April 8, 2015, 1:43 p.m.
Boyfriend charged with murder in Hillyard shooting
Cameron Keith has been charged with second-degree murder in connection with the fatal shooting of his girlfriend in a Hillyard apartment on March 24.
Thu., April 2, 2015
Woman recants allegation ex-Alabama player assaulted her
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – The woman who said former Alabama football player Jonathan Taylor assaulted her has recanted the allegations and was arrested. The 24-year-old woman, who has not been identified, …
Thu., March 26, 2015
Woman shot at Hillyard apartment dies
A Spokane woman shot in her Hillyard apartment died Tuesday night, and police are asking for the public’s help to find her boyfriend – who has a history of domestic …
Sat., March 21, 2015, 2:38 p.m.
Assault charges filed after missing woman found
Assault charges have been filed against a man who allegedly carried his unconscious girlfriend out of their South Hill home and placed her into a car Thursday evening.
Sat., March 21, 2015
Missing woman, children found after neighbor reports seeing them
Spokane police have located a missing woman and her two children after a witness spotted the woman’s boyfriend carrying her out of her South Hill home Thursday evening. Police had …
Fri., Feb. 13, 2015
Spokane Family Justice Center combines range of domestic violence services
Most members of Spokane’s Regional Domestic Violence Team weren’t present to see the ribbon-cutting for their new offices. Instead, they were in court, working to provide support to victims and …
Mon., Feb. 9, 2015, 3:19 p.m.
Suspect in SWAT standoff found with open gas tanks
The Spokane Valley man arrested Sunday after a four-hour standoff with a Spokane County SWAT team barricaded himself in a shop with open acetylene tanks, court documents said today.
Sat., Jan. 17, 2015
Victim’s mother says daughter was abused long before Thursday’s death
Rebecca Fisher says her daughter’s boyfriend was so violent she dreaded she would one day be notified by police that her daughter was dead. “He would call and tell me …
Fri., Nov. 14, 2014
Court papers describe nonstop harassment by stalking suspect
A stalking suspect shot by police last weekend remains in the hospital as he recovers from his wounds. Joseph E. Hensz has yet to appear in court on suspicion of …
Thu., Nov. 13, 2014, 3:19 p.m.
Police investigate death of woman found with head injuries
Spokane Police are investigating the death of a woman who’d been a victim of domestic violence in the past.
Sat., Oct. 25, 2014
Manning mad at stadium operator
Peyton Manning called out an overly exuberant scoreboard operator after Denver’s 35-21 win over San Diego on Thursday night. Manning wasn’t happy that he had to hush the fired-up crowd …
Tue., Oct. 21, 2014
NHL suspends Voynov
The NHL suspended Los Angeles Kings defenseman Slava Voynov indefinitely Monday after the two-time Stanley Cup winner’s arrest on suspicion of domestic violence. Voynov was booked and released at the …
Thu., Oct. 9, 2014
NFL notes: Owners’ meetings focus on personal conduct
NFL owners spent five hours discussing the league’s personal conduct policy, domestic violence and discipline for misbehavior during their fall meetings Wednesday in New York. “We had a tremendous focus …
Sat., Oct. 4, 2014
NFL: Russell Wilson not shy in addressing domestic violence
Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson said he didn’t feel he needed to shy away from addressing domestic violence in his first column for Derek Jeter’s new website. Wilson spoke Friday …
Thu., Oct. 2, 2014, 4:21 p.m.
Russell Wilson writes against domestic violence
Russell Wilson has generally shied away from commenting on social issues during his professional career.
Tue., Sept. 30, 2014
Guilty plea in Nine Mile Falls murder case
The 28-year-old man who killed his girlfriend and then attempted to dispose of her body using a weak acid will spend 14 years in prison if a judge accepts the …
Mon., Sept. 29, 2014, 11:02 a.m.
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.
Wed., Sept. 10, 2014, 1:54 p.m.
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 …
Mon., Sept. 8, 2014, 8:09 a.m.
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.
Sun., Aug. 17, 2014
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 …
Sat., July 12, 2014
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 …
Wed., June 25, 2014, 8:16 a.m.
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.
Sat., May 24, 2014
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 …