Stories tagged: kidnapping
Sat., Sept. 15, 2018, 12:28 p.m.
Once an accomplished organ player in Salt Lake City, Wanda Barzee became a disturbing figure for members of her own family after she helped in the 2002 kidnapping of then-teenager …
Thu., Sept. 13, 2018, 9:30 p.m.
Elizabeth Smart said Thursday the news that one of her kidnappers will be released from prison next week was “a big shock,” and she hopes there is a way the …
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 29, 2018, 8:55 p.m.
A mother making a stop at a Spokane Valley gas station Wednesday morning returned to find her car – and child – missing.
Wed., Aug. 29, 2018
Authorities believed that Cleopus Viens, alias Lewis Parkes, was hiding out with abducted Catherine Pluym, 11, in the hills west of Lake Coeur d’Alene and near Mica Peak. The sheriff …
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 27, 2018, 3:17 p.m.
A “veil of mysticism” surrounded the disappearance of Catherine Pluym, 11, said the Spokane Daily Chronicle. The mystery began two days earlier when little Catherine disappeared while walking to Sunday …
UPDATED: Sun., June 24, 2018, 8:40 p.m.
A woman successfully fought off a man who accosted her and held her a gunpoint near the TJ Meenach Bridge early Sunday morning, according to police.
UPDATED: Thu., May 24, 2018, 9:52 p.m.
Three men who lived at an apartment complex that made national news in 2003 for harboring sex offenders and wards of the state are now charged with kidnapping a 14-year-old …
Mon., April 30, 2018, 9:39 p.m.
Spokane police are investigating a reported kidnapping attempt in which two women tried to lure children into their car in the Nevada Heights neighborhood.
UPDATED: Mon., March 12, 2018, 7:21 p.m.
The Idaho State Police said Monday that troopers investigating a reported kidnapping pursued a Spokane Valley suspect along Interstate 90 and eventually used spike strips to flatten the tires of …
UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 27, 2018, 10:49 a.m.
Egypt’s former top auditor on Saturday suffered serious injuries to his face and leg during an apparent kidnapping attempt that turned into a brawl outside his suburban Cairo home.
Wed., Jan. 24, 2018, 3:40 p.m.
Three people have been arrested in connection with an attempted robbery and kidnapping in Post Falls earlier this month.
Sat., Jan. 20, 2018, 1:03 p.m.
Two Americans and two Canadians who were kidnapped in Nigeria’s north-central Kaduna state on Tuesday have been freed and are in good condition, police said Saturday.
Wed., Jan. 17, 2018, 2:26 p.m.
Gunmen ambushed two Americans and two Canadians traveling through Nigeria’s northern Kaduna state, kidnapping them and killing two policemen, a state police spokesman said Wednesday.
Tue., Jan. 9, 2018, 8:02 a.m.
A former corrections officer pleaded guilty to kidnapping a grandmother from her home, killing the woman and leaving her body on the side of a rural road.
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 29, 2017, 10:37 a.m.
A Spokane man has been charged with robbery, burglary, first degree kidnapping and assault in the second degree after reportedly holding a home’s residents at gunpoint and briefly abducting one …
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 21, 2017, 6:40 a.m.
Fern T. Littlecalf, jailed on three counts of second-degree kidnapping, had what police describe as an extensive network of fake names and aliases, all working together for one goal: to …
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 25, 2017, 9:47 p.m.
A 21-year-old homeless man who was kidnapped Saturday was located by Spokane County Sheriff’s deputies Wednesday afternoon.
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 24, 2017, 4:35 p.m.
All four members of the Polish death metal band Decapitated pleaded not guilty to charges of kidnapping and rape in court Tuesday.
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 19, 2017, 3:38 p.m.
A man suspected of tying up his ex-girlfriend and shooting her in the leg was arrested Thursday in the Spokane Valley, according to the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office.
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 13, 2017, 10:19 p.m.
Wearing yellow jail suits, Waclaw Kieltyka and Michal Lysejko, members of Polish metal band Decapitated, had their first court appearance in Spokane County. They are accused of gang raping of …
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 13, 2017, 6:17 p.m.
Post Falls police are searching for a man they believed tied up an elderly couple in their home and stole their SUV and other items.
Wed., Oct. 11, 2017, 12:29 p.m.
An Orofino man accused of binding two women with rope and robbing them at gunpoint of jewelry and prescription medications has been charged with three felony counts.
Wed., Oct. 4, 2017, 8:58 a.m.
O.J. Simpson says “nothing has changed” in his life during the nine years he spent behind bars.
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 15, 2017, 11:09 p.m.
The body of kidnapped marijuana store employee Cameron Smith has been found, according to reports from KHQ.
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 14, 2017, 6:50 p.m.
One of two people suspected of kidnapping an employee from the parking lot of a marijuana store in Cheney Sunday has been captured in Yakima.
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 12, 2017, 8:22 p.m.
Cheney marijuana store kidnapping victim’s SUV located in Airway Heights; suspects identified by police
Police have identified two of the three suspects wanted in connection with a Sunday kidnapping at a marijuana store in Cheney, and police located the SUV owned by the kidnapping …
UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 11, 2017, 10:04 p.m.
An employee of a Cheney marijuana shop remained missing Monday, a day after he was abducted at work.
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 9, 2017, 9:54 p.m.
All four members of the Polish death metal band Decapitated were arrested in Santa Ana, California, early Saturday on suspicion of kidnapping a woman after their concert in Spokane on …
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 8, 2017, 11:59 a.m.
A Minnesota teenager was held captive for 29 days, repeatedly raped, locked in a closet and bound by zip ties before she escaped and swam across a lake to safety, …
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 31, 2017, 10:30 p.m.
The FBI announced Thursday that its year-long investigation into the reported kidnapping of a Montana woman, who was later found shot to death in the trunk of a car located …