Stories tagged: homicides
Thu., Sept. 1, 2016, 1:04 p.m.
At least 90 homicides in Chicago in August, deadliest month since 1993
Sixteen people were shot in Chicago on the last day of August, making it the most violent month in the city in 23 years, according to police statistics.
Thu., July 21, 2016, 10:40 p.m.
Homicides rise 15.4 percent in Mexico in 1st half of 2016
Mexican government figures released Thursday say homicides rose 15.4 percent in the first half of 2016 from the same period of last year.
Wed., Sept. 16, 2015
Five expected to plead guilty in South Hill murder-for-hire case
Five of the men accused of working for James Henrikson, the man investigators believe ordered the murder of North Dakota oilman Doug Carlile in his South Hill home, are expected …
Sun., March 8, 2015
Spokane County’s homicides in 2014
Jan. 4 Arnold Allen Lomasson, 48, was shot in his apartment at 2228 N. Astor St.
Thu., Feb. 12, 2015
Spokane teen’s 1987 cold case finally closed after DNA test
Debbie Renn hugged and kissed her younger sister and watched her board a Greyhound bus in Spokane bound for Arizona in 1987. It was the last time she would see …
Fri., Jan. 16, 2015
Spokane motel killing was strangulation, police say
Spokane police believe a man strangled his girlfriend early Thursday morning at a downtown Spokane motel. Officers arrested Michael W. Baesman, 36, in connection with the death of Shawna Wyatt, …
Sun., Jan. 26, 2014
2013 Spokane County homicide numbers hold steady
In a year that saw violent crime dip more than 8 percent citywide, according to Spokane police records, the number of homicides in Spokane County remained on par with 2012. …
Thu., Aug. 29, 2013
Slain veteran’s son fights cancer
Bill Belton won’t see his father, Delbert “Shorty” Belton, laid to rest with full military honors this afternoon. He can’t. The cancer destroying his body has left him bedridden, unable …
Tue., May 7, 2013, 2:10 p.m.
Reports show gun homicides down since 1990s
WASHINGTON — Gun homicides have dropped steeply in the United States since their peak in 1993, a pair of reports released today showed, adding fuel to Congress’ battle over whether …
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 11, 2013, 4:43 p.m.
Elk homicide suspect nabbed in Montana
Bloody clothes helped law enforcement officers track down an Elk man in Montana Monday, a day after deputies found the man’s mother stabbed to death at the family home.
Thu., Jan. 3, 2013
Police chief pledges to address violence
Marie Schultz peers out her north Spokane bedroom window at the party house, now riddled with bullets, that has made her neighborhood almost unlivable. She’s hoping the drive-by shooting that …
Sun., Dec. 18, 2011
Violent crime declines in Spokane County
The last three weeks have been among the deadliest in Spokane this year. But the three people killed in what investigators ruled were homicides are an exception to a trend …
Thu., Feb. 25, 2010
DNA revives murder probe
An elderly woman beaten to death in her home. Her apartment ransacked and several silver coins missing. Few clues left behind to identify her killer. The 1984 murder of Ruby …
Mon., Feb. 1, 2010, 1:06 p.m.
13 workers in Washington last year slain at work
The slayings last year of six law enforcement officers made a total of 13 on-the-job homicides in Washington.
Tue., Aug. 18, 2009, 2:15 p.m.
Judge gives Delling 2 life sentences for slayings
A Boise man convicted of killing two college students in a murderous road trip across the West was sentenced Tuesday to two life terms in prison with no parole.
Tue., July 14, 2009, 7:31 a.m.
Grant County battles spike in gang violence
The shooting death of a 17-year-old boy in Desert Aire this weekend is the latest example of gang violence that has taken place across Grant County this year, sheriff’s officials …
Tue., July 7, 2009, 11:04 a.m.
Stabbing is Spokane’s fifth homicide this year
Spokane police are looking for three people after a man was stabbed to death Monday, the fifth homicide this year in the city and the third fatal stabbing.
Sun., April 12, 2009
In brief: Not-guilty pleas in murder-for-hire
Three people have pleaded not guilty in the slaying of a pregnant Tonasket woman – a crime prosecutors allege was a murder-for-hire plot. The beaten and stabbed body of 25-year-old …
Wed., April 4, 1984, 3:30 p.m.
Causes of elderly woman’s death determined
Massive head injuries and strangulation caused the death of an 87-year-old Spokane woman murdered at her home, an autopsy performed Tuesday shows.
Mon., April 2, 1984, 3:40 p.m.
Victim of slaying: She thought she was safe
Ruby M. Miller, E1504 Riverside, once told a friend: “I live in the safest place in town.” Saturday afternoon, the 87-year-old woman was found dead in her home, the apparent …
Mon., April 2, 1984, 3:34 p.m.
Foul play suspected in woman’s death
An 87-year-old woman was found dead inside her residence Saturday afternoon, the victim of an apparent beating, police said.