Stories tagged: murder
Tue., July 3, 2018, 10 a.m.
On March 3, a group of friends found a woman’s decapitated body inside a sleeping bag on a 10-acre property on Camano Island. The remains were those of Katherine Cunningham, …
Sat., June 30, 2018, 5:21 p.m.
A 33-year-old man suspected of killing and decapitating his girlfriend in Washington state has been charged with murder after investigators say they found a samurai sword with DNA evidence.
Wed., June 27, 2018, 10:43 a.m.
The last text message Steve Shaw sent to his son was hopeful. “Hi son, just wanted to say how much I love you, but like I’ve said before you have …
Tue., June 26, 2018, 10:30 a.m.
Motions to dismiss Mark Lankford’s murder charge for the alleged beating death of a Texas couple were forwarded to the State Supreme Court to decide if the case will go …
UPDATED: Sun., June 24, 2018, 8:20 p.m.
An alibi, a sanitized murder scene and an informant who says he lied. Is the wrong man in a Spokane-area jail for this Sunnyside slaying?
After two decades of desperately writing letters to lawyers and legal groups in search of finding someone willing to review his case, Salas has found some hope in award-winning filmmaker …
Thu., June 21, 2018, 10:21 a.m.
Possibly solving a second high-profile cold case murder in two months, Tacoma police on Wednesday arrested a man suspected of killing 12-year-old Michella Welch more than three decades ago.
UPDATED: Mon., June 18, 2018, 9:19 p.m.
A man who was placed on life support following a Friday shooting in Hillyard has since died, prompting Spokane County prosecutors to charge his suspected killer with first-degree murder.
UPDATED: Mon., June 18, 2018, 8:21 p.m.
Five months after a jury was split on whether a career criminal tried to kill a man outside of a downtown Spokane music venue in 2013, prosecutors will soon have …
Thu., June 14, 2018, 3:19 p.m.
The United States on Thursday condemned the killing of a 2-year-old boy in Zimbabwe as a “senseless and horrific act” and warned that if the murder was politically motivated it …
UPDATED: Tue., June 12, 2018, 9:11 p.m.
A Newman Lake man accused of beating his girlfriend to death in November was sentenced to 16 years in prison earlier this month.
Wed., May 30, 2018, 2:19 p.m.
The death of 21-year-old Askia Khafra inside a Bethesda, Maryland home last fall was tragic and bizarre. Hired to help dig a network of secret tunnels leading from the basement, …
Tue., May 29, 2018, 8:41 a.m.
Thirty-one years after a Nampa Police drug informant was kidnapped and murdered, Rick Wiley, an investigator on the case, says he finally has some closure. Beginning in January 2017, Wiley …
Sun., May 27, 2018, 10:32 a.m.
Cristian Alexander Quijas, 16, pleaded guilty as an adult Thursday to second-degree murder.
Thu., May 24, 2018, 10:42 a.m.
Linda shot and killed Zonna in the kitchen, a crime police describe as a premeditated murder-suicide driven by sibling rivalry. This week, a jury in Contra Costa convicted Linda of …
UPDATED: Tue., May 22, 2018, 8:08 a.m.
A 16-year-old boy has been charged with first-degree murder in the slaying of a Baltimore County, Maryland, police officer, and three other suspects are still being sought, authorities said Tuesday.
UPDATED: Fri., May 18, 2018, 10:36 p.m.
New DNA technology has led to the arrest of a 55-year-old man in the killing of a young Canadian couple in Washington state more than three decades ago, police said.
Mon., May 14, 2018, 3:26 p.m.
A nanny who was convicted of brutally murdering two small children in her care while their parents were out was sentenced on Monday to life in prison without parole during …
Thu., May 10, 2018, 9:56 p.m.
Seven people were found dead with gunshot wounds at a property near the tourist town of Margaret River in Australia’s southwest on Friday in what could be the country’s worst …
Sun., May 6, 2018, 4:17 p.m.
An interracial couple was walking near a Phoenix park when authorities say a shirtless neo-Nazi began angrily yelling a racial slur and harassing the black man in the couple over …
UPDATED: Tue., April 24, 2018, 5:53 p.m.
The suspect in the deadly van attack in Toronto posted a chilling Facebook message just minutes before plowing into a crowded city sidewalk, authorities said Tuesday, raising the possibility that …
UPDATED: Tue., April 10, 2018, 6:39 a.m.
A 49-year-old man is suspected of killing a woman Saturday evening during a domestic dispute in their bedroom in Spokane’s East Central neighborhood.
Tue., April 3, 2018, 12:59 p.m.
Prosecutors plan to seek the death penalty for one of the suspects in the slaying of a transgender teenager whose eyes were gouged out and her body set on fire …
UPDATED: Tue., April 3, 2018, 4:10 p.m.
Prosecutors argued Monday that the deaths of two women at a downtown payday lending store were the direct result of a Selah man’s need for money and his knowledge of …
UPDATED: Tue., March 20, 2018, 9:07 p.m.
A woman charged with plotting to kill her husband was brought before a Spokane County jury Tuesday as attorneys delivered opening arguments in a case webbed in hired guns and …
UPDATED: Wed., March 14, 2018, 11:04 p.m.
The conservative Indonesian province of Aceh known for publicly caning gays, adulterers and gamblers is considering the introduction of beheading as a punishment for murder, a top Islamic law official …
UPDATED: Sun., March 4, 2018, 9:22 p.m.
David Gavitt spent 26 years in prison for the deaths of his wife and two daughters before a prosecutor agreed that the evidence behind his arson conviction was no longer …
Fri., March 2, 2018, 11:29 a.m.
A northern Idaho prosecutor is seeking the death penalty in a case involving a Washington state man suspected of repeatedly stabbing a cab driver and letting him slowly bleed to …
Mon., Feb. 26, 2018, 10:45 a.m.
A Slovak investigative reporter and his girlfriend were shot dead in their home in an attack likely linked to his reporting on tax evasion, Slovakia’s top police official said Monday.
Sat., Feb. 24, 2018, 11:02 a.m.
A woman and man have been charged with murder after authorities say a drug transaction over psychedelic mushrooms went wrong.
Thu., Feb. 22, 2018, 10:17 a.m.
A Southern California woman convicted of conspiring with her lover to kill her husband was denied a new trial and sentenced to 25 years to life in prison.