Stories tagged: homicide
UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 26, 2016, 1:26 p.m.
Burlington mall shooting: Suspect Arcan Cetin charged with premeditated murder
The suspect in the deadly Washington state mall shooting has been charged with five counts of first-degree murder.
Sat., Sept. 24, 2016
100 years ago in Spokane: Juror defends his not guilty vote in murder trial
From our archives, 100 years ago The jury in the Alfonso Pansieri murder trial failed to reach a verdict, after a lone juror, J.M. Rice, refused to go along with …
Fri., Sept. 23, 2016
100 years ago in Spokane: Woman who assisted robber sentenced to 2 years in prison
From our archives, 100 years ago Mrs. Emma McCambridge, 20, was sentenced to two years in the penitentiary for luring a fruit stand owner into the woods, where he was …
Thu., Sept. 22, 2016, 2:08 p.m.
Tulsa police officer charged in man’s death
Prosecutors in Tulsa, Oklahoma, charged a white police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black man on a city street with first-degree manslaughter Thursday.
Thu., Sept. 22, 2016, 12:35 p.m.
Prosecutor asks court to deny killer John Lee’s sentence-reduction request
The Latah County Prosecutor’s Office is asking the court to deny a sentence reduction request made by a Moscow man convicted of killing three people last January.
Thu., Sept. 22, 2016
100 years ago in Spokane: Defendent falls asleep at his murder trial
From our archives, 100 years ago Alfonzo Pansieri fell asleep at his own trial for murdering a millinery store owner. The judge ordered the court clerk to try to keep …
Wed., Sept. 21, 2016, 11:27 a.m.
Police: Suburban Detroit man called 911 to report he’d killed his family
A man is in police custody after authorities said he asphyxiated his two young children in a car at their Dearborn Heights home, shot and killed his two stepchildren and …
Wed., Sept. 21, 2016
100 years ago in Spokane: Attorney for man accused of killing shop owner says his client is ‘simpleton’
From our archives, 100 years ago
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 20, 2016, 4:15 p.m.
Deputies arrest murder suspect Jason Obermiller in Lake Coeur d’Alene cabin
Murder suspect Jason Obermiller was arrested in Kootenai County Tuesday afternoon.
Sun., Sept. 18, 2016, 5 a.m.
Ozzie Knezovich blasts Matt Shea podcast that links sheriff’s office to triple murder
A state legislator’s claim that a fiery triple homicide north of Spokane is connected to the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office drew a furious rebuke and threat of politicial payback by …
Sat., Sept. 17, 2016
100 years ago near Deer Park: Two missing Spokane girls arrested after chase
From our archives, 100 years ago Authorities tracked down the two “pretty” young runaways, Pearl Heffley, 15, and Mildred Little, 12, in the woods near Deer Park and turned them …
Fri., Sept. 16, 2016
100 years ago in Spokane: Man convicted of murdering Spokane police officer
From our archives, 100 years ago Earl A. Jones, aka Robert Howland, was convicted of murder in what the paper described as “the shortest murder trial in the history of …
Thu., Sept. 15, 2016, 5:20 p.m.
Grandmother of 2-year-old killed this week seeks justice
Sheriff’s detectives and the U.S. Marshals spent Thursday hunting for homicide suspect Jason J. Obermiller while Debbie Rainey grieved for her youngest grandchild, 2-year-old Adalynn Hoyt.
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 14, 2016, 5:15 p.m.
Police suspect 2-year-old killed by mother’s boyfriend
Detectives are now investigating the death of a 2-year-old girl on Spokane’s South Hill Monday as a homicide.
Tue., Sept. 13, 2016, 8:41 p.m.
Family members remember Spokane County homicide victim Bob Tester
Bob Tester’s family says it has no idea why someone wanted him dead.
Sat., Sept. 10, 2016, 10:47 a.m.
73-year-old husband gets life in prison for murdering wife
A judge has sentenced a 73-year-old man to life in prison without the possibility for parole for strangling his wife to death last year.
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 7, 2016, 1:59 p.m.
Abducted Montana woman, found dead in Spokane, talked to police from inside trunk
A woman was found dead early Wednesday inside a car near the Spokane International Airport. She was found about 12:30 a.m. by Spokane County Sheriff’s Office deputies who were searching …
Tue., Sept. 6, 2016, 11:09 a.m.
Chicago shootings leave 13 dead, dozens wounded
Thirteen people were shot to death over the Labor Day weekend in Chicago, making it the deadliest holiday weekend of one of the deadliest summers the city has experienced in …
Tue., Sept. 6, 2016, 10:57 a.m.
Spokane County deputies investigating homicide near Spangle
A man was found dead at a home in southern Spokane County Tuesday morning, and deputies say the death appears to be suspicious. Deputies were called to the home on …
Sun., Sept. 4, 2016, 4:37 p.m.
Rash of unsolved homicides puts people on edge in Anchorage
ANCHORAGE, Alaska – A rash of unsolved outdoor homicides in Alaska’s largest city is putting residents on edge. Altogether, the deaths of nine people who were killed on Anchorage trails, …
Wed., Aug. 31, 2016, 6:17 p.m.
Family of man killed in 2013 police shooting outside Salvation Army sues city
Just before the expiration of the three-year statute of limitations, the family of Danny Jones, the 40-year-old man shot and killed in his truck outside the Salvation Army housing center …
Mon., Aug. 29, 2016, 2:47 p.m.
Coeur d’Alene boy dies from head trauma; stepfather faces homicide charge
A 17-month-old boy from Coeur d’Alene died Monday from head trauma he allegedly suffered at the hands of his stepfather.
Fri., Aug. 26, 2016, 11:52 a.m.
Texas man charged with beheading wife after police visit
Police say a Texas man is accused of beheading his wife just hours after officers visited the couple for a welfare check.
Fri., Aug. 26, 2016, 11:34 a.m.
Accused face-biting killer regains consciousness, sheriff says
Investigators say a Florida college student accused of randomly killing a couple and biting the dead husband’s face has regained consciousness.
Tue., Aug. 23, 2016, 1:38 p.m.
Man robbed, killed after bowling date set up online, police say
A man who took a woman bowling after meeting through an online dating site was fatally shot the next night when she returned with three other men and a gun, …
Mon., Aug. 22, 2016, 2:23 p.m.
Man pleads not guilty to fatal shootings at Everett house party
A 19-year-old man accused of shooting three former classmates to death at a house party in suburban Seattle has pleaded not guilty to murder charges.
Tue., Aug. 16, 2016, 7:52 p.m.
Father of boy who discovered double homicide grateful to Spokane Valley deputies
Lance Kolbet stopped by the Spokane Valley Police Precinct Wednesday to thank the deputies who cared for his son after the 7-year-old boy found the bodies of his mother and …
Tue., Aug. 16, 2016, 11:53 a.m.
Man accused of killing brother and sister in Spokane Valley is arrested in Blackfoot, Idaho
The man suspected of killing a brother and sister in Spokane Valley has been arrested in southeastern Idaho. Gilberto Delgado was found after a black Dodge Dart, which matched the …
Mon., Aug. 15, 2016, 10:48 a.m.
Police searching for Spokane Valley double homicide suspect
Police are searching for a double-homicide suspect in the area of Barker Road after a victim’s 7-year-old child called 911.
Sun., Aug. 14, 2016, 7:40 p.m.
Kent police seek suspect after two deaths at transient camp
Police in Kent say they are looking for a suspect possibly involved in the killing of a man and woman at a transient camp.