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UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 27, 2018, 4:30 p.m.

Steve Groene, father of kidnapping victim Shasta Groene, fighting eviction from Coeur d’Alene home

A house in Coeur d’Alene was supposed to be a gift for Shasta Groene, the lone survivor of one of the region’s most horrific crimes. But more than a decade …


UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 3, 2018, 8:08 a.m.

Kootenai County Jail stylist cuts hair for criminals from thieves to murderers

A pair of shears around uncuffed inmates inside the Kootenai County Jail sounds precarious. But cosmetologist Leticia Serrano is used to the risk.


Child-killer Joseph Duncan still fighting death sentence

Although child-killer Joseph Duncan waived his right to appeal his triple death sentence for the 2005 kidnapping, torture and murder of a 9-year-old North Idaho boy, Duncan, through a team …


UPDATED: Tue., March 7, 2017, 4:44 p.m.

Longtime public defender John Adams to retire this week in Coeur d’Alene

Longtime public defender John Adams has announced that he will retire later this week.


Shasta Groene wants sex offenders to spend life behind bars

Shasta Groene, who was kidnapped from her North Idaho home by serial killer Joseph Edward Duncan in May 2005, has started a


Supreme Court denies Duncan appeal in 2005 kidnapping, murder of Dylan Groene

The U.S. Supreme Court has let stand a ruling that convicted killer Joseph Duncan was mentally competent when he waived his right to appeal his death sentence for killing three …


Judge rejects Joseph Duncan’s death penalty appeal

Federal judges have rejected efforts to spare killer Joseph Duncan from the death penalty. A three-judge panel of the 9th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals ruled Friday that a district …


Ninth Circuit Court considers Duncan’s competency in death penalty appeal

Convicted murderer Joseph Duncan made it very clear he didn’t want to appeal his triple death sentence, U.S. Attorney for Idaho Wendy Olson told the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of …


Serial killer Joseph Duncan is mentally competent, federal judge rules

BOISE – A federal judge has cleared the way for serial killer Joseph Duncan’s execution for the 2005 kidnapping, torture and murder of a 9-year-old North Idaho boy, ruling that …


UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 6, 2013, 4:30 p.m.

Judge’s ruling clears way for Joseph Duncan’s execution

A federal judge has cleared the way for Joseph Duncan’s execution for the 2005 kidnapping, torture and murder of a 9-year-old North Idaho boy, ruling that Duncan was mentally competent …


Joseph Duncan competency hearing nears end

BOISE – Child-killer Joseph Duncan is sitting on federal death row in Terre Haute, Ind., but his fate still rests in an Idaho courtroom. Eight years after Duncan kidnapped, tortured …


Judge: Courtroom stays open for Duncan hearing

BOISE — A federal judge has rejected a request that the courtroom be closed for part of a convicted murderer’s mental competency hearing.


Duncan’s defense attorneys request closed court

BOISE — The former attorneys for convicted murderer Joseph Duncan are asking a judge to let them testify in secret about whether Duncan was mentally competent during his death penalty …


Doctor claims Duncan’s competent

BOISE – A forensic psychologist who examined convicted murderer Joseph Duncan four years ago said Duncan scored high on a test measuring paranoia, but was still legally competent to serve …


Duncan had eye on Spokane child

BOISE – Before Joseph Duncan murdered a 9-year-old North Idaho boy in 2005, he set his sights on a Spokane child, posing as a prospective renter and touring a South …


Duncan targeted Spokane child

Before Joseph Duncan murdered a 9-year-old North Idaho boy in 2005, he set his sights on a Spokane child, posing as a prospective renter and touring a Spokane duplex with …


Killer Joseph Duncan gets new hearing

BOISE – Joseph Duncan was sentenced to death three times over for crimes against a 9-year-old North Idaho boy he killed in 2005, and he initially and repeatedly said he …


Killer’s competency appeal nears in federal court

As an appeal over the competency of a convicted child killer nears in Idaho’s U.S. District Court, a judge is sorting out just what expert witnesses should be allowed to …


Groene kids’ dad sues donation fund manager

COEUR D’ALENE — A woman who administered a bank account for donations given to benefit two North Idaho children kidnapped seven years ago is being sued by their father, who …


Duncan’s competency hearing set

BOISE – A court hearing on whether condemned murderer Joseph Duncan was mentally competent when he waived his right to appeal his death sentence has been set for Jan. 8, …


Duncan competency hearing set for January

A court hearing on whether condemned murderer Joseph Duncan was mentally competent when he waived his right to appeal his death sentence has been set for Jan. 8, 2013.


Duncan alters course on sentence appeal

BOISE – Notorious murderer Joseph Duncan has changed his mind about waiving his right to appeal, saying he owes it to his mother to try getting off death row for …


Duncan’s competence at sentencing to be reconsidered

Condemned serial killer Joseph E. Duncan is getting another day in court. Duncan, on death row for the torture and slaying of a North Idaho boy he abducted in 2005 …


Duncan sentence faces test

BOISE – The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has ordered convicted killer Joseph Duncan back into court in Idaho, saying a federal judge should have ordered a competency hearing …


UPDATED: Mon., July 11, 2011, 3:28 p.m.

9th Circuit orders Duncan back into court in Idaho

The 9th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals has ordered convicted child-killer Joseph Duncan back into court in Idaho, saying a federal judge should have ordered a competency hearing before allowing …


Huckleberries: Strangers reward woman’s effort to turn life around

Kendra Martinez has kept herself out of trouble since the days of yore when she was the object of a tug-of-war between the Kootenai County prosecutor and the public defender. …


Joseph Duncan given two more life sentences

Convicted serial killer Joseph Duncan received two more life sentences today for the 1997 murder of Anthony Martinez in southern California.


Joseph Duncan guilty plea brings 10th life sentence

A convicted mass-murderer pleaded guilty today to the 1997 murder and torture of 10-year-old Anthony Martinez in exchange for life in prison without parole.


Duncan lawyers offer to settle California case

Defense attorneys for the man accused of killing a 10-year-old Beaumont, Calif., boy in 1997 have offered to settle the case with prosecutors. During a hearing Tuesday morning in an …


Duncan may offer plea deal in California case

Defense attorneys for the man accused of killing a 10-year-old Beaumont boy in 1997 have offered to settle the case with prosecutors.