Stories tagged: kidnapping
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 …
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 23, 2017, 11:11 p.m.
Self-described “mountain man” Don Nichols was released on parole Wednesday after serving 32 years for kidnapping a world-class athlete out on a training run in 1984 and killing her would-be …
UPDATED: Tue., July 11, 2017, 7:16 p.m.
A busload of police cadets was brought in Tuesday to help search a large farm for four missing men believed to be victims of foul play as a prosecutor described …
Fri., July 7, 2017, 10:56 a.m.
Police smashed through a bank wall Friday afternoon and freed two people trapped inside with a man who claimed to have a bomb powerful enough to “take out the room.”
UPDATED: Mon., July 3, 2017, 2:14 p.m.
Hundreds of people gathered outside a federal courthouse Monday as the suspect in the kidnapping of a Chinse scholar at the University of Illinois made his first court appearance since …
UPDATED: Sun., July 2, 2017, 6:14 p.m.
Yingying Zhang sent a message to the manager of the apartment she hoped to move into: She was on her way to sign the lease but running late. But as …