Stories tagged: homicide
Mon., June 5, 2017, 2:44 p.m.
Investigators trying to ID remains found in Edmonds stream
The Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office says detectives are investigating after human remains were discovered in Edmonds over the weekend.
UPDATED: Mon., June 5, 2017, 4:07 p.m.
Faith-healing parents charged in Oregon baby’s death
Two members of an Oregon church that embraces faith healing have been arrested in the death of their premature baby.
Mon., June 5, 2017, 11:56 a.m.
Man found dead in Yakima after discovery of burned truck
Police in Yakima are investigating after a 59-year-old man was found dead at his home, just after his burned truck was discovered near Wapato.
Mon., June 5, 2017, 10:26 a.m.
New trial date set in 2001 Montana homicide
A new trial is scheduled for Sept. 25 for a man who has served 15 years in a Montana prison for a murder he says he didn’t commit.
Mon., June 5, 2017, 8:31 a.m.
Montana trial with Nine Mile Falls link is set to begin Monday in 2016 triple slaying
A trial is scheduled to begin Monday in District Court in Red Lodge in a 2016 triple slaying.
Sun., June 4, 2017, 3:01 p.m.
Authorities track NC man accused in ax deaths to Los Angeles
A North Carolina man was arrested Sunday in California on a murder charge after authorities said he killed his wife and father with an ax and escaped on a West …
UPDATED: Fri., June 2, 2017, 8:05 a.m.
Investigators believe man, woman found in Coeur d’Alene apartment died in murder-suicide
A man and woman found dead Thursday afternoon at a Coeur d’Alene apartment likely died in a murder-suicide. The bodies were found after other residents at the Falls Creek complex, …
Thu., June 1, 2017, 2:13 p.m.
Murder case dropped after man serves 25 years in prison
Prosecutors dropped all charges Thursday against a Detroit man who accused police of pinning a murder on him by seizing his mother’s gun and switching bullets in a case that …
Thu., June 1, 2017, 8:58 a.m.
Canadian former nurse pleads guilty to 8 murder charges
A former nurse has pleaded guilty to first-degree murder in the deaths of eight nursing home residents, one of the worst serial-killer cases in Canadian history.”
Wed., May 31, 2017, 12:32 p.m.
Connecticut father who threw son off bridge sentenced to 70 years
Tony Moreno, convicted of throwing his infant son off the Arrigoni Bridge in 2015, was sentenced Wednesday to 70 years in prison.
Wed., May 31, 2017, 9:15 a.m.
Man charged in Eugene slaying pleads guilty to manslaughter
One of three defendants charged in the stabbing death of a homeless man at a Eugene park has pleaded guilty to manslaughter.
Wed., May 31, 2017, 9 a.m.
Portland stabbings suspect bragged about killings in patrol car
A man charged with fatally stabbing two men and injuring a third who tried to shield young women from an anti-Muslim tirade appeared to brag about the attacks as he …
UPDATED: Wed., May 31, 2017, 11:09 p.m.
Man killed in downtown Spokane shooting; shooter cooperating with police
A man died after being shot late Tuesday in downtown Spokane.
Thu., May 25, 2017, 11:29 a.m.
Police arrest woman in Orofino slaying case
An Orofino woman is scheduled for a June 5 preliminary hearing on a charge of first-degree murder in connection with the shooting death of 23-year-old Samantha S. Fignani of Orofino.
Wed., May 24, 2017, 12:15 p.m.
Orofino shooting death investigated as homicide
The shooting death of a 23-year-old Orofino woman is being investigated as a homicide, the Orofino Police Department reported Tuesday.
Tue., May 23, 2017, 2:51 p.m.
Arrest made in deadly fire that killed Ohio family of 7
Last week’s deadly fire that killed an Akron family of seven has been ruled to be arson, officials announced Tuesday afternoon during a press conference at the Akron Police Department.
Mon., May 22, 2017, 5:13 p.m.
Prosecutor: Bullet meant for suicide killed girlfriend
Alaska authorities found one shell casing after a man tried to shoot and kill himself but the bullet passed through his head and took the life of his girlfriend, a …
Sat., May 20, 2017, 3:15 p.m.
Suspects in Montana deputy death discussed ‘suicide mission’
The father-son duo suspected of killing a southwestern Montana sheriff’s deputy first shot at the deputy as he pursued them and then drove back to his car and fired more …
Wed., May 17, 2017, 11:53 a.m.
Homicide investigation under way at Montana motel
Police in north-central Montana are investigating a homicide at a motel on the southwest side of Great Falls.
Tue., May 16, 2017, 8:04 a.m.
ACLU criticizes use of neck holds after Vegas man’s death
An unarmed man’s death after Las Vegas police grabbed him in a neck hold has put a much-criticized law enforcement technique to subdue people back in the spotlight.
UPDATED: Mon., May 15, 2017, 2:13 p.m.
Second man charged with homicide 18 months after Bret Snow disappeared from Newman Lake
A second man has been charged with homicide in connection with the disappearance and suspected killing of Bret R. Snow of Spokane Valley.
Mon., May 15, 2017, 12:35 p.m.
Man charged with beating mom, 87 with cane on Mother’s Day
Police say a Pennsylvania man beat his 87-year-old mother and 64-year-old sister with a cane on Mother’s Day after they woke him up from a drunken slumber in his vehicle.
Sat., May 13, 2017
100 years ago in Spokane: Former deputy arrested on murder charge moments after jury acquits him in another murder case
Charles A. Palmer was declared not guilty of murder. However, right after he thanked the jury foreman for a “true verdict,” Palmer was re-arrested for another murder.
UPDATED: Fri., May 12, 2017, 10:25 p.m.
Woman charged in daughter’s overdose death trying to get charges dismissed
A Spokane attorney is trying to get his client’s controlled substance homicide charge dismissed by arguing there isn’t enough evidence to prove she delivered the drugs that her adult daughter …
Fri., May 12, 2017, 11:04 a.m.
Washington teen who told police he killed his dad charged
A Washington teenager who has been accused of telling police he killed his father had bail set at $3 million.
Thu., May 11, 2017, 1:54 p.m.
Missing Moses Lake man found shot to death in irrigation ditch
A missing Moses Lake man was found shot to death in an irrigation ditch in Grant County on Tuesday.
Thu., May 11, 2017
100 years ago in Pullman: As men head to front lines of World War I, enrollment dips at Washington State
College authorities were alarmed at the exodus of young men from the campuses of Washington State College (now WSU), the University of Washington, and the University of Idaho. This was …
Wed., May 10, 2017
100 years ago in Spokane: Former justice of peace on trial for murder says he was trying to clean up lumberjack town
Charles A. Palmer said that when he took the office, Milan “was a lumberjack town (and) the lumberjacks had always run it as they pleased and would continue to do …
Tue., May 9, 2017
100 years ago in Spokane: Former deputy accused of killing two says poolroom was operated in ‘disorderly’ manner
A sordid tale of drunkenness and violence spun out in a Spokane courtroom in the first-degree murder trial of Charles A. Palmer. Palmer was a former justice of the peace …
Sun., May 7, 2017, 6 a.m.
Slain Union Gap 14-year-old remembered for smiles, zest for life
More than 100 friends and family tearfully gathered Saturday afternoon to remember Kabin Smith.