Stories tagged: murder
Tue., July 16, 2019
But the 28-year-old said on the stand that her own life had been threatened before the fatal shooting.
UPDATED: Mon., July 15, 2019, 9:40 p.m.
Nearly two years in the waiting, attorneys finally began on Monday presenting evidence to determine whether accused Freeman High School shooter Caleb Sharpe will be tried for murder as a …
Mon., July 15, 2019
100 years ago in Spokane: Babe Langer’s defense in murder trial says woman was acting in self-defense
The 28-year-old was accused of murdering the man with whom she’d had a relationship. Edmond Haley had reportedly said he’d beat her for taking his whiskey.
UPDATED: Thu., July 11, 2019, 9:58 p.m.
Spokane County Sheriff’s Office investigates connection between shooting caught on video and fatal drive-by two days later in Wandermere
A home surveillance video uploaded last week by a Logan neighborhood homeowner appears to show a vehicle Spokane County sheriff’s deputies say was involved in a fatal drive-by shooting.
UPDATED: Tue., July 9, 2019, 9:08 p.m.
A stolen purse could be the motivation behind this weekend’s fatal drive-by shooting in the Wandermere area.
Thu., July 4, 2019, 2:42 p.m.
One of the suspects in the June shooting deaths of five people in White Swan was arraigned on a federal carjacking charge.
UPDATED: Thu., July 4, 2019, 3:26 p.m.
Cheney man who allegedly killed wife with ice cream moves to Oklahoma, pleads not guilty to new murder charge
A man suspected of killing his wife last year at their Cheney home with poisoned ice cream pleaded not guilty to a new murder charge in Spokane County Superior Court …
UPDATED: Fri., June 28, 2019, 12:05 p.m.
A Utah college student last seen in a Salt Lake City park 11 days ago was abducted and killed and her remains burned in the yard of a man now …
UPDATED: Wed., July 3, 2019, 11:44 a.m.
A man accused of killing his wife by lacing her ice cream with a lethal dose of his pain medication in October will appear in court next week after prosecutors …
UPDATED: Tue., June 25, 2019, 11:05 a.m.
Spokane police investigating 33-year-old man for homicide in the death of his mother in her downtown apartment
Police suspect man may have given his mother a lethal dose of drugs in downtown Spokane apartment.
Fri., June 21, 2019, 9:21 a.m.
When prosecutors called a special forces medic to testify, they expected him to bolster their case against a decorated Navy SEAL accused of stabbing an Islamic State fighter in his …
UPDATED: Tue., June 18, 2019, 4:28 p.m.
A seven-man jury was selected Tuesday to decide the fate of a decorated Navy SEAL charged with killing a teenage Islamic State prisoner under his care in Iraq and other …
Fri., June 14, 2019, 12:21 p.m.
CHICAGO – An infant boy who was cut from a Chicago woman’s womb with a butcher knife died Friday at a hospital where he had been in grave condition since …
UPDATED: Wed., June 12, 2019, 4:31 p.m.
A North Carolina man has pleaded guilty to killing 3 Muslim university students and gets life without parole; cellphone video of shooting shown in court as some weep and one …
UPDATED: Tue., June 11, 2019, 6:27 p.m.
Investigators are seeking to arrest Wahid Kashify, an Afghan immigrant suspected of killing his wife and hiding her body in a freezer last month. He has fled the country.
UPDATED: Tue., June 11, 2019, 10:26 p.m.
A man accused of killing his mother with a knife was arrested Monday afternoon by Okanogan County sheriff’s deputies.
Tue., June 11, 2019, 5 a.m.
Arezu Kashify loved many things – cooking, carnival games, roller coasters, lounging by a lake with her friends and family. But perhaps more than anything, she loved to learn.
UPDATED: Mon., June 10, 2019, 6:37 p.m.
A second suspect in the 2015 disappearance and killing of Bret Snow was found guilty Monday afternoon.
UPDATED: Mon., June 10, 2019, 12:16 p.m.
Spokane County sheriff’s detectives on Tuesday found the body believed to be that of 24-year-old Arezu Kashify hidden beneath the false bottom of a chest freezer inside the apartment she …
UPDATED: Wed., June 5, 2019, 10:24 p.m.
Investigators found the body believed to be a missing Afghan woman after searching an apartment she shared with her husband and children. He left the country on a one-way plane …
UPDATED: Mon., June 3, 2019, 9:30 p.m.
Fund for family of victim in last week’s fatal shooting near Orchard Prairie raises more than $29,000
Benjamin Grosser, a 29-year-old father of two, was shot and killed by his neighbor David Cholewinski, the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office reported.
UPDATED: Wed., May 29, 2019, 7:25 p.m.
Police say a body believed to be a missing 5-year-old Utah girl was found less than a block from her home
UPDATED: Mon., May 20, 2019, 11 a.m.
A 23-year-old transgender woman seen on a widely circulated video being beaten in front of a crowd of people was found dead over the weekend in a Dallas shooting, police …
UPDATED: Thu., May 16, 2019, 9:09 p.m.
Police have arrested a man in connection with the rape and murder of a young Idaho Falls woman more than two decades ago with the help of DNA and a …
UPDATED: Thu., May 16, 2019, 6:31 p.m.
A pregnant woman who had gone to a Chicago home in response to a Facebook offer of free baby clothes was strangled and her baby cut from her womb, police …
UPDATED: Tue., May 7, 2019, 8:31 p.m.
Seattle police said Tuesday they have solved a murder from nearly 52 years ago with the help of DNA and a family tree – a method that has revolutionized cold-case …
UPDATED: Tue., April 30, 2019, 10:19 p.m.
An Oregon man was arrested on suspicion of murder with sexual motivation in the death of a Vancouver woman found strangled in her bed nearly 25 years ago. Investigators have …
Thu., April 25, 2019, 12:38 p.m.
Police believe an Illinois couple who reported their 5-year-old son missing last week killed him days earlier by beating him and forcing him to stand in a cold shower for …
UPDATED: Thu., April 11, 2019, 8:16 p.m.
Nipsey Hussle, a hometown hero, immortalized at Los Angeles memorial and sprawling street procession
UPDATED: Mon., April 1, 2019, 11:56 a.m.
Spokane Rep. Jenny Graham is vocal in her efforts to fight efforts in the Legislature to abolish the death penalty.