Stories tagged: homicide
Tue., March 7, 2017, 6:54 p.m.
After two sleeping homeless men were killed, Las Vegas police used a mannequin as bait
The similarities between two killings of homeless men in Las Vegas prompted police to set a trap: A mannequin, wrapped in blankets like a sleeping homeless man with his head …
UPDATED: Tue., March 7, 2017, 10:05 p.m.
Man accused in infant beating death posts bond
Joshua Mobley, who is accused of beating a 10-month-old baby to death, posted bond Tuesday afternoon.
Tue., March 7, 2017, 12:11 p.m.
Bellingham man held on $500,000 bail in roommate’s death
A Bellingham man has been accused of beating his roommate to death and leaving him on their front lawn.
Tue., March 7, 2017, 8:44 a.m.
Police arrest two in case of man who vanished 34 years ago
Authorities say a Sultan man and Leavenworth woman have been arrested in the death of a man who disappeared 34 years ago.
Fri., March 3, 2017, 11:11 a.m.
Gooding man accepts plea deal in son-in-law’s shooting
A Gooding man accused of fatally shooting his son-in-law has accepted a plea agreement.
Fri., March 3, 2017, 8:43 a.m.
Woodland triple homicide suspect won’t get death penalty
Prosecutors say they will not seek the death penalty against a man accused in a Woodland triple homicide and attempted jail escape.
Thu., March 2, 2017, 12:11 p.m.
FBI to review case of Muslim teen found hanging from tree in Washington
The FBI says it will review a case in which a black, Muslim teenager was found hanging from a tree in Washington state.
Thu., March 2, 2017, 10:12 a.m.
MS-13 gang members indicted in slayings of 3 New York teens
Federal agents said Thursday that they have caught the members of a violent street gang who killed three teenagers last year, including two girls who were inseparable best friends at …
Wed., March 1, 2017, 9:27 a.m.
Idaho man denies killing fiancee, trial set for July
A 39-year-old man accused of strangling his fiancee and burying her beneath their Bonneville county home is denying he’s responsible for her death.
Tue., Feb. 28, 2017, 1:58 p.m.
Sessions says murder uptick threatens progress on crime
Attorney General Jeff Sessions painted a grim vision of violence in America on Tuesday, telling state law enforcement officials that a recent uptick in murders threatens to undo decades of …
Tue., Feb. 28, 2017, 7:57 a.m.
Coulee City twin pleads not guilty in stabbing
A Coulee City teenager who is accused of fatally stabbing his twin brother is maintaining his innocence. Shawn Wachter, 17, of Coulee City, pleaded not guilty on Monday in Grant …
Mon., Feb. 27, 2017, 10:11 a.m.
Uncle of boy killed over missing birthday cake gets 10 years
The uncle of a 9-year-old boy who was fatally beaten over a missing piece of birthday cake has been sentenced to 10 years imprisonment for handcuffing him to a chair …
Thu., Feb. 23, 2017, 2:41 p.m.
Homicides in Chicago outpacing last year after deadliest day so far in 2017
Homicides are now outpacing last year in Chicago after the city experienced its deadliest day so far this year, according to data kept by the Chicago Tribune.
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 21, 2017, 6:37 p.m.
Detectives searching for motorist who may have information on Bret Snow’s murder
Detectives are looking for one or more motorists who stopped to help a man driving a blue 1998 Ford Ranger with a canopy in the area of Prairie Avenue between …
Thu., Feb. 16, 2017, 11:21 a.m.
Death penalty considered for men accused of shooting teen
Prosecutors are considering seeking the death penalty against two Buhl men accused of killing a high school student last year.
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 15, 2017, 5:28 p.m.
Police: Bodies found in Indiana are those of missing girls
Two bodies found along a northern Indiana stream are those of two teenage girls who went missing Monday and their deaths are being investigated as homicides, authorities said on Wednesday.
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 15, 2017, 10:34 a.m.
6 dead, at least 6 wounded in Chicago shootings
Six people, including a 2-year-old boy and his uncle, were killed and at least six other people were wounded in shootings across Chicago during an 18-hour period from Tuesday morning …
Wed., Feb. 8, 2017, 1:17 p.m.
Montana court upholds conviction in German student’s death
The Montana Supreme Court has upheld the deliberate homicide conviction of a Missoula man for shooting a German exchange student in his garage.
Wed., Feb. 8, 2017, 12:14 p.m.
Mom pleads guilty in son’s birthday cake beating death
A Maryland woman pleaded guilty Wednesday to first-degree child abuse in the 2015 beating death of her 9-year-old son over a missing piece of birthday cake.
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 8, 2017, 10:50 p.m.
Grant County suspect in ‘execution-style’ killing appears in court
An undocumented immigrant charged in the execution-style killing of a Grant County woman – found shot to death last December with a cardboard sign attached to her back with a …
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 3, 2017, 8:56 p.m.
Investigators: $60,000 in cash, pot plants at site of quadruple homicide
Investigators say they found about $60,000 in cash and 33 mature marijuana plants at a Kitsap County property where three victims of a quadruple homicide were found in a burning …
UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 30, 2017, 1 p.m.
Police arrest suspect accused of killing man on north Spokane sidewalk
Darrell T. Tucker, 30, faces a second-degree murder charge in connection with the shooting death of Brandon M. Bushy, 31, whose body was found Jan. 24 on the sidewalk in …
Mon., Jan. 30, 2017, 8:08 a.m.
Detectives find truck connected to triple homicide
Detectives in western Washington have found a missing truck connected to a triple homicide and house fire.
Fri., Jan. 27, 2017
100 years ago in Spokane: Girlfriend defends convicted murderer; police suggest she may face ‘unlawful cohabitation’ charge
Convicted murderer Robert A. Hood and his live-in girlfriend, Vivian “Alaska Vivian” Tozier, issued separate statements forcefully denying that Hood was guilty of murdering Margaret Braun. “I never knew anything …
Thu., Jan. 26, 2017, 12:53 p.m.
Bails set in Jill Sundberg murder case
Bails for the five men who were arrested in connection with the December murder of Jill Sundberg have been set.
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 26, 2017, 9:54 p.m.
Murder charge refiled against psychiatric hospital escapee Anthony Garver
Prosecutors have filed another murder charge against a man who broke out of Washington state’s largest mental hospital last year after an initial murder charge was dropped when doctors determined …
Thu., Jan. 26, 2017, 8:43 a.m.
Complaint alleges Montana man ran over wife, killing her
A 61-year-old Browning man is in federal custody on suspicion of killing his wife by running her over with a pickup truck near U.S. Highway 2 between Browning and Cut …
Thu., Jan. 26, 2017, 8:34 a.m.
Chicago man gets 30 years for I-90 murder
A Chicago man will spend 30 years in prison for murdering his girlfriend in front of their young son while high on drugs.
Thu., Jan. 26, 2017, 7:08 a.m.
Federal judge rejects Ohio’s new lethal injection process
A federal judge on Thursday declared Ohio’s new lethal injection process unconstitutional and delayed three executions, including one scheduled next month. The ruling by Magistrate Judge Michael Merz in Dayton …
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 25, 2017, 3:24 p.m.
Man found dead on sidewalk identified
The man found dead on a sidewalk in the 500 block of East Crown Street Tuesday morning has been identified as 31-year-old Brandon Michael Bushy.