Stories tagged: homicide
Sat., April 2, 2016, 7:31 p.m.
Ex-Pasco officer Richard Aguirre, arrested in 1986 killing, posts bail
SPOKANE) – A former Pasco police officer who faces a murder charge in the 1986 killing of a Spokane prostitute has been released from jail pending trial. The Tri-City Herald …
Sat., April 2, 2016, 8:18 a.m.
New documentary series asks: What if O.J. Simpson is innocent?
In the words of Investigation Discovery group President Henry Schleiff, you can “never get enough juice” out of the murder trial of O.J. Simpson. That’s why the popular true-crime cable …
Fri., April 1, 2016, 4:25 p.m.
Knife from O.J. Simpson property not murder weapon, police confirm
Forensic testing concluded that a knife reportedly found at the former home of O.J. Simpson is not connected to the 1994 homicide case, Los Angeles police confirmed Friday.
Wed., March 30, 2016, 7:10 p.m.
U.S. homicide rates down substantially, study finds
Homicide rates in the United States significantly dropped for white, black and Hispanic populations between 1990 and 2010, a new study has found, and the most dramatic declines occurred in …
Wed., March 30, 2016, 6:16 p.m.
Drew Peterson murder appeal to be heard by Illinois Supreme Court
Illinois’ highest court agreed Wednesday to hear an appeal in the case of Drew Peterson, who is asking the court to toss out his 2012 conviction in the notorious murder …
Wed., March 30, 2016, 4:45 p.m.
Felon who accidently shot himself after killing man sentenced to 28 years
A Spokane man with thirteen prior felony convictions will spend about 28 years in prison for shooting a man in the head.
Wed., March 30, 2016, 3:39 p.m.
FBI agrees to unlock iPhone of Arkansas teens in murder case
The FBI has agreed to help an Arkansas prosecutor unlock an iPhone and iPod belonging to two teenagers accused of killing a couple.
Wed., March 30, 2016, 1:22 p.m.
Seattle police investigate double shooting in Pioneer Square
Seattle police are investigating a double shooting in Pioneer Square.
Fri., March 25, 2016, 8:10 a.m.
Police arrest final suspect in North Spokane shooting
The third suspect in a fatal shooting last week turned himself in to Spokane police Thursday night.
Wed., March 23, 2016, 11:50 p.m.
In Sunday’s north Spokane shooting, family loses second brother in less than a year
Spokane Police arrested three men in connection with Sunday’s homicide in Emerson-Garfield.
Wed., March 16, 2016, 9:33 a.m.
Police investigate suspicious East Central death
Spokane police are investigating a suspicious death at an East Central home.
Wed., March 9, 2016, 7 p.m.
Man gets 10 years for beating Spokane man to death
The man accused of beating a Spokane man to death in 2013 with help from two accomplices was sentenced last week to 10 years in prison. Jeffery Sankey, 49, pleaded …
Wed., March 9, 2016, 12:42 p.m.
Man charged with killing girlfriend, telling her ex via text
Authorities say a Montana man gunned down his girlfriend and then sent a text message about the killing to her ex-husband and others.
Wed., March 9, 2016, 11:14 a.m.
Man suspected of killing 5 in Missouri, Kansas captured
A Mexican national suspected of killing his neighbor and three other men at his neighbor’s Kansas home before killing another man about 170 miles away in Missouri was arrested early …
Wed., March 9, 2016, 10:27 a.m.
Police: Comedian Katt Williams threatened to kill bodyguard
Comedian Katt Williams faced an initial court appearance Wednesday, a day after he was accused of threatening to kill his bodyguard during an attack inside his Georgia home.
Tue., March 8, 2016, 3:19 p.m.
O.J. Simpson is ‘a little worried’ knife could affect his parole, friend says
O.J. Simpson is aware of the controversy over the knife reportedly found on his former property but does not seem too concerned about it, his friend and former manager said.
Tue., March 8, 2016, 10:47 a.m.
Gov. Scott signs into law overhaul of Florida death penalty
Florida Gov. Rick Scott is moving ahead with an overhaul of the state’s death penalty law.
Mon., March 7, 2016, 11:33 a.m.
Man accused of killing 2 people over unpaid cab fare
A South Carolina man faces two counts of murder after police say he confessed to shooting two people demanding an unpaid cab fare, burning their bodies and burying them in …
Fri., March 4, 2016, 11:06 a.m.
Human remains found in Yellowstone National Park
Yellowstone National Park officials are investigating after human remains were found in the northwestern corner of the park.
Thu., March 3, 2016, 1:39 p.m.
Evidence testing backlog could delay trial, lawyer says
The Idaho state crime lab has completed some of the fingerprint evidence, but DNA evidence must still be processed in the murder case against Patrick J. Nuxoll, attorneys said at …
Tue., March 1, 2016, 7:53 a.m.
Homicide investigation closes I-90 near Ritzville
A homicide investigation has closed westbound Interstate 90 near Ritzville.
Fri., Feb. 26, 2016, 2:45 p.m.
Mother of slain Spokane teenager files $5 million claim against state
Veronica Medina-Gonzalez filed a $5 million claim against the state Friday in the death of her 17-year-old son, Ceasar Medina, allegedly at the hands of a state inmate released early. …
Wed., Feb. 24, 2016, 12:27 p.m.
Spokane Valley man died from multiple gunshot wounds
The man found dead last week in his Spokane Valley apartment died of multiple gunshot wounds, the Spokane County Medical Examiner’s Office said Wednesday.
Sat., Feb. 20, 2016, 11:47 a.m.
Homicide suspect’s flight ends in shootout on I-5
TILLICUM, Wash. (AP) – A dozen police officers shot and killed a homicide suspect during a gun battle along Interstate 5 in Washington state Saturday morning, authorities said.
Fri., Feb. 19, 2016, 2:06 p.m.
Ruling on false testimony from Henrikson witness won’t be admitted, judge rules
Jurors in the murder-for-hire trial of James Henrikson will not hear that the judge presiding over the case determined that one of the prosecution’s key witnesses gave false testimony in …
Thu., Feb. 18, 2016, 4:30 p.m.
Key witness in Henrikson trial gave false testimony against Spokane County man in 2011
Robert Delao, who testified he negotiated a murder-for-hire deal between James Henrikson and Timothy Suckow that ended with the December 2013 death of Doug Carlile, testified falsely against Mark Hewson …
Wed., Feb. 17, 2016, 10:02 a.m.
Georgia to execute ex-Navy crewman who killed fellow sailor
A former Navy crewman is set to be executed Wednesday in Georgia for killing a fellow sailor whose remains were found buried in two states.
Wed., Feb. 17, 2016, 9:23 a.m.
Idaho man pleads guilty to killing Spokane woman, dumping body
A North Idaho man pleaded guilty Wednesday to killing a Spokane woman and dumping her body in a slough near Hauser Lake last year.
Tue., Feb. 16, 2016, 12:57 p.m.
Killer sentenced at 14 released from Washington jail
A man who was 14 years old when he was sentenced to life without parole for a 1987 murder has been released from a Washington state prison.
Mon., Feb. 15, 2016, 4:28 p.m.
Henrikson attorneys seek mistrial following revelation of police texts with witness
Three weeks of courtroom work may be undone by text messages released Friday by prosecutors in the James Henrikson murder-for-hire trial. Defense attorneys are asking for a mistrial because they …