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  • Woman killed neighbor before shooting self, police believe

    A fading tattoo on Cynthia Macandrew’s chest says David. The heart was inked for David J. Andrews, 66, a man she met at 18, married and with whom she had …

  • Authorities identify two people found dead in Cheney

    Spokane County’s medical examiner has released the identity of the two people found dead Saturday in a Cheney apartment. Erin (Roman) Michele Bailey, 46, died of gunshot wounds to the …

  • Legal questions surround shooting of car thief

    Legal experts generally agree Washington state law prohibits opening fire on someone stealing your car. But as the investigation into last week’s fatal shooting of an auto thief in north …

  • Officials identify teen found buried

    Donavin Stapert’s body was stuffed in a safe for a day before it was taken 60 miles from a small Whitman County town and buried on wooded state land in …

  • Buried body confirmed as Malden teen

    A body found buried in north Spokane County on Wednesday has been confirmed by the Medical Examiner’s Office as 17-year-old Donavin Stapert of Malden, Wash.

  • Death of man found near school ruled an accident

    A man initially believed to have been struck and killed by a car has now officially been determined to have died from an accidental fall, according to the Spokane County …

  • Post Falls man charged in lake death

    Dylan P. Paschall said the last time he saw Luke Anana-Kuewa, the teenager was alive. That was nearly one year ago, after authorities say an evening of drinking rum and …

  • Handcuffed homicide victim identified as Heather Cassel

    A convicted felon and his nephew are in custody and facing charges of first-degree murder in connection with the young woman found shot to death early Monday at an apartment …

  • Moses Lake man shot, killed in his home

    A 60-year-old Moses Lake resident was shot and killed in his home Saturday night.

  • Spokane deputies investigating fatal assault

    Spokane County sheriff’s deputies are looking for a man involved in a fight outside a Spokane Valley restaurant that left one man dead.

  • Stabbing suspect caught in Montana

    Bloody clothes helped Pend Oreille County deputies track down a man suspected of killing his mother. Matthew J. Swancara, 24, was arrested in Western Montana on Monday. Deputies expect him …

  • Omak man’s death being investigated

    An 88-year-old man was found dead Saturday night at his home at 33 Brooks Tracts just outside of Omak in Okanogan County.

  • Judge sets alleged shooter’s bond at $1 million

    A man accused of shooting his friend before trying to dismember the body to conceal the crime appeared in court this afternoon.

  • Police probing dismemberment homicide

    Spokane police arrested a 19-year-old man this morning for allegedly shooting his friend in the head by accident then trying to chop the body up with a hatchet.

  • Homicide suspect appears in court

    A man accused of killing his girlfriend last December appeared in court this afternoon.

  • Connell police seek shooting suspect

    Police in the small town of Connell, Wash., are looking for a homicide suspect considered armed and dangerous.

  • Police say father shot son

    An Airway Heights man told police that he accidentally shot his son in the face during an early Sunday morning fight, according to court records. The fight and fatal shooting …

  • Man shot, killed Sunday; possible relative taken into custody

    Spokane sheriff’s deputies arrested a man in connection with a shooting death at his home early Sunday morning, a sheriff’s detective said. Mark A. Cavazos, 52, was at the home …

  • Spokane deputies investigate morning homicide

    Spokane sheriff’s deputies arrested one man in connection with a shooting death at his home early this morning.

  • Police identify two dead in murder-suicide

    Authorities have released the identities of the two people dead following an apparent murder-suicide in Hayden. Kootenai County Sheriff’s detectives believe Daryl R. Clark, 43, shot his wife, Tina M. …

  • Man cleared in Sunday homicide, new suspect arrested

    Police have cleared Salvador Rivera-Romero as a suspect in the homicide Sunday of a man near North Central High School and have now identified Louis L. Hanson as a suspect …

  • Spokane man died from hypothermia

    The man found dead Tuesday on a sidewalk in North Spokane died from hypothermia and his death has been officially listed as accidental.

  • Shootings leave one dead, two wounded

    One person died and two others were injured in a pair of unrelated north Spokane shootings that kept police busy on New Year’s Eve and into Tuesday. In the first …

  • One dead, two wounded in two New Year’s Eve shootings in North Spokane

    Spokane Police were kept busy on New Year’s Eve and into this morning with two North Spokane shootings, one of them fatal.

  • Police continue search for suspected killer

    Spokane Police continue to search today for a man identified as the shooter in a homicide discovered Sunday morning at a house near North Central High School.

  • Pregnant woman fatally stabbed; husband arrested

    A man suspected of stabbing his pregnant wife to death Tuesday night is being held on $1 million bond.

  • Strangling suspect arrested

    A man suspected of strangling a Spokane woman to death was arrested Friday morning in California after he was found sleeping in the victim’s car. Police officers in Clearlake, in …

  • Homicide suspect arrested in California

    The Spokane Police Department is reporting that Tony Callihan, a suspect in a homicide last week, was arrested by police just outside of Sacramento, without incident.

  • Suspected strangler told stepfather of killing, documents show

    A suspected strangler sought by police told his stepfather he killed a woman before fleeing the Spokane area in a stolen car, according to court documents filed Wednesday. Tony T. …

  • Court docs: Tony Callihan told stepfather he killed a woman

    A fugitive suspected of homicide told his stepfather he killed a woman before fleeing the Spokane area in a stolen car, according to court documents filed today.



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