Stories tagged: manslaughter
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 1, 2017, 5:24 P.M.
Man with manslaughter conviction arrested for robbery, kidnapping
Three people are facing robbery and kidnapping charges after allegedly robbing a man at knife point and forcing him to take off his clothes. One of the suspects was previously …
TUESDAY, FEB. 28, 2017, 7:57 A.M.
Coulee City twin pleads not guilty in stabbing
A Coulee City teenager who is accused of fatally stabbing his twin brother is maintaining his innocence. Shawn Wachter, 17, of Coulee City, pleaded not guilty on Monday in Grant …
TUESDAY, JAN. 31, 2017, 8:10 A.M.
$1 million bail for woman deadly suburban Seattle car prowl
Bail has been set at $1 million for a woman arrested in connection with the death of a man in a car prowling incident in a Seattle suburb.
FRIDAY, DEC. 30, 2016, 12:37 P.M.
Lewiston judge cuts bond amount for manslaughter suspect
A 2nd District Court judge cut in half the bond amount – setting it at $75,000 – and ordered mediation in a Lewiston manslaughter case that left a woman dead …
THURSDAY, OCT. 6, 2016, 11:10 A.M.
Former officer faces manslaughter charge after child’s death
Officials expect a former Mississippi police officer to turn herself in on a manslaughter charge after her child died Friday when left for four hours in a patrol car.
MONDAY, JUNE 27, 2016, 11:56 A.M.
France opens manslaughter inquiry into EgyptAir crash
French authorities opened a manslaughter inquiry Monday into the May crash of an EgyptAir plane that killed 66 people, saying there is no evidence so far to link it to …
FRIDAY, MAY 20, 2016, 5:07 P.M.
Idaho man sentenced for killing Spokane woman, dumping body near Hauser Lake
A North Idaho man was sentenced to at least 15 years in prison Friday after previously pleading guilty to killing a Spokane woman and dumping her body near Hauser Lake …
TUESDAY, APRIL 5, 2016, 3:43 P.M.
Man who claimed self-defense sentenced to 10 years in West Central killing
A Spokane man who fatally stabbed a man during a fight last fall will spend a little over ten years in prison.
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 30, 2016, 4:45 P.M.
Felon who accidently shot himself after killing man sentenced to 28 years
A Spokane man with thirteen prior felony convictions will spend about 28 years in prison for shooting a man in the head.
WEDNESDAY, FEB. 17, 2016, 9:23 A.M.
Idaho man pleads guilty to killing Spokane woman, dumping body
A North Idaho man pleaded guilty Wednesday to killing a Spokane woman and dumping her body in a slough near Hauser Lake last year.
THURSDAY, NOV. 5, 2015, 7:18 P.M.
Man found not guilty of manslaughter in stabbing
A man was found not guilty of manslaughter Wednesday after being accused of stabbing a man to death during a fight in March.
THURSDAY, JUNE 25, 2015, 1:14 P.M.
Driver in crash near Athol faces manslaughter charge
A 34-year-old Coeur d’Alene man faces a criminal charge of vehicular manslaughter for the June 7 crash that killed his passenger on a service road north of Athol. Investigators have …
TUESDAY, JAN. 20, 2015, 2:48 P.M.
Second man sentenced on manslaughter charge
The second man suspected of killing of a dialysis patient and dumping his body in the Spokane River pleaded guilty to manslaughter last week.
THURSDAY, DEC. 18, 2014
Spirit Lake killing leads to prison
A violent clash at a remote spot on Spirit Lake almost three years ago left one young man dead and another headed to prison. Dylan P. Paschall, 22, was sentenced …
SATURDAY, NOV. 15, 2014
Jim Kershner’s this day in history
From our archives, 100 years ago A Colfax jury rendered its verdict in the Samuel Clemens trial: guilty of manslaughter.
SATURDAY, AUG. 23, 2014
Man sentenced to 10 years for throwing mortal punch
A raucous party two years ago in north Spokane County has earned a 21-year-old man a decade in prison after he pleaded guilty this week to manslaughter for throwing a …
WEDNESDAY, JULY 23, 2014, 12:26 P.M.
Two men sentenced on manslaughter charges in separate slayings
Two men were sentenced to a total of more than 20 years in prison this week for a pair of unrelated slayings dating back to May 2012, according to the …
TUESDAY, JULY 22, 2014
Judge authorizes $221,574 payment to Gerlach attorneys, witnesses
Taxpayers will have to dole out more than $220,000 to defense attorneys and expert witnesses who helped Gail Gerlach beat a manslaughter charge in an April trial. A jury acquitted …
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 11, 2014, 8:14 A.M.
Defense attorneys list expenses in Gerlach trial
Read the itemized list of requested reimbursement from the defense attorneys for Gail Gerlach.
SUNDAY, APRIL 20, 2014
Gerlach’s acquittal reflects society’s shifting attitudes
The seeds were sown for Gail Gerlach’s manslaughter acquittal in part by a Spokane murder conviction overturned more than 30 years ago. In August 1972, Yvonne Wanrow shot and killed …
THURSDAY, APRIL 10, 2014
Gerlach tells jurors he feared for his life
A year after fatally shooting Brendon Kaluza-Graham, who was speeding away in his SUV, Gail Gerlach told jurors the only thing he did wrong that day was mistake keys for …
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 9, 2014, 12:21 P.M.
Gail Gerlach testifies, saying he feared for his life
Gail Gerlach testified Wednesday morning that he fired his gun at a fleeing car thief because he thought he would be killed by the man. Brendon Kaluza-Graham was not armed …
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 9, 2014
Gail Gerlach’s wife says she feared SUV thief had gun
Sharon Gerlach feared for her husband’s life in the moments before he fired on the couple’s fleeing SUV, killing driver Brendon Kaluza-Graham. “I thought he was holding a gun, pointing …
TUESDAY, APRIL 8, 2014
Police say Gerlach’s sightline was impeded
Police detectives testified Monday that it would have been nearly impossible for Gail Gerlach to see a threatening gesture made inside his stolen vehicle, wrapping up the prosecution’s case in …
FRIDAY, APRIL 4, 2014
Gerlach’s single bullet paralyzed, killed Kaluza-Graham quickly
The bullet fired by Gail Gerlach would have robbed Brendon Kaluza-Graham of his motor skills within “moments” and killed him almost as quickly, Spokane County Medical Examiner Sally Aiken said …
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 2, 2014, 5:35 P.M.
Jurors hear 911 call on first day of Gerlach testimony
Moments after Gail Gerlach fatally shot Brendon Kaluza-Graham, he called 911 to report his truck had been stolen. As the dispatcher took his information, a breathless Gerlach interrupted her: “Honey, …
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 2, 2014
Testimony in Gerlach trial will start today
Eleven women and one man will decide if Gail Gerlach is guilty of manslaughter. After a day-and-a-half of questioning, attorneys for the prosecution and defense settled on 12 jurors and …
TUESDAY, APRIL 1, 2014
Attorneys closer to choosing jury in Gerlach’s manslaughter trial
The list of possible jurors in Gail Gerlach’s manslaughter trial shrank Monday as attorneys weeded out people with strong opinions in a widely publicized case that touches on self-defense and …
MONDAY, MARCH 31, 2014, 4:58 P.M.
Jury selection starts in Gerlach manslaughter trial
The list of people who will hear testimony in the manslaughter trial of Gail Gerlach shrunk Monday as attorneys challenged potential jurors and Gerlach’s wife was excluded from the courtroom …