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  • THURSDAY, SEPT. 20, 2012

    Prosecutor intends to try man again on murder charge

    A man who had his first-degree murder conviction erased earlier this summer will remain in jail unless he can come up with a portion of his $500,000 bond that a …


  • SUNDAY, MARCH 11, 2012

    DNA evidence in 2007 murder points to another man

    Water cascades from the roof in heavy droplets inside the abandoned brick-and-glass building on Sprague Avenue where an adult bookstore owner was bludgeoned to death nearly five years ago. Just …


  • SUNDAY, MARCH 11, 2012

    Prosecutor testimony sought

    The argument used in a 2008 trial to convince a jury to convict Jeramie R. Davis of murder has become a legal fight of its own. The defense attorney for …


  • THURSDAY, JULY 28, 2011

    Inmate hopes for freedom, new relationship with son

    A man who has spent more than three years in prison for a murder he maintains he didn’t commit suddenly has hope he might be released and reunited with his …


  • THURSDAY, FEB. 14, 2008

    Man guilty in store owner’s death

    Jeramie Davis showed no emotion Wednesday as a jury declared him guilty of first-degree murder in the slaying of 74-year-old John G. “Jack” Allen. Allen’s family held their elation until …


  • WEDNESDAY, FEB. 6, 2008

    Trial begins in adult bookstore slaying

    A Spokane County Superior Court jury heard two very different versions of what happened June 17 when the elderly owner of an adult bookstore was bludgeoned and robbed on East …


  • THURSDAY, JUNE 21, 2007

    Sister says suspect in shop killing innocent

    The man accused of killing 74-year-old John G. “Jack” Allen is being held in Spokane County Jail on $1 million bond. But 36-year-old Jeramie Davis is innocent, his sister said …


  • WEDNESDAY, JUNE 20, 2007

    Homicide witness becomes suspect

    As 74-year-old John G. “Jack” Allen lay bleeding from head wounds for nearly four hours Sunday night, the man police suspect killed him rifled through pornographic videos and erotic toys …


  • TUESDAY, JUNE 19, 2007

    Store owner dies after beating

    John G. “Jack” Allen had operated laundries and taverns. Running an adult bookstore on East Sprague Avenue might sound unseemly, but it wasn’t all that different, he told family.


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