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Drug Investigator Killed In Guadalajara

A former state prosecutor who helped to investigate the killing of a Roman Catholic cardinal in 1993 and a series of other drug-related crimes was shot to death Wednesday in …


Police Chemist Admits Lab Mistakes Simpson Defense Keeps Focus On Evidence Collection, Storage

Ronald Goldman’s bloody shirt grew a moldy, “offensive odor” because it was improperly stored, a police chemist testified Wednesday as O.J. Simpson’s defense escalated its attack on sloppy evidence handling. …


L.A. Gang Member Sought In Spokane

Richardson


Former Major-Leaguer Polidor Killed In Venezuela

Former major-league shortstop Gus Polidor was shot and killed Friday when two men attempted to steal his car and take his 1-year-old son. Polidor tried to make a comeback this …


Kukrall Sentenced In Shooting Gets 26-Year Sentence For Killing Man During Elk-Area Burglary

Jason Kukrall faced Debbie Roscoe in court Thursday, then was sentenced to 26 years in prison for murdering her husband, Steve, during a burglary at the couple’s Elk-area home. The …


Judge Rules On Evidence For Shabazz Trial

A statement in which Malcolm X’s daughter said she wanted Louis Farrakhan dead will be allowed at her trial, a judge ruled Thursday. U.S. District Judge James M. Rosenbaum ruled, …


Tip Proves Correct When Body Found

More than a month ago, authorities dismissed a tip that Regina Krieger’s body was near Minidoka Dam on the Snake River. Since then, 14-year-old Krieger’s body was found about six …


Police Seek Suspect In Death Of Teenager

Investigators on Sunday were searching for a man suspected of killing a 14-year-old girl, police said. James Dickey, 39, was last seen Saturday morning and had been the boyfriend of …


Transsexual Charged With Killing Authorities

A transsexual was charged Friday with shooting to death a police officer and a prosecutor’s investigator as they tried to search her home for weapons.


Thieves Kill Malawi’s Top General

The commander of Malawi’s army was shot to death by thieves attempting to steal his car, army headquarters said Thursday. Gen. Manken Chigawa was attacked by two men after he …


Top Expert Enlisted In Murder Probe Criminal Investigator Worked On Bundy, Green River Cases

Douglas County detectives flew to Seattle on Tuesday to meet with an attorney general’s expert on sexual psychopaths to help them compile a profile of the killer of two women. …


Phone Call Was Taped, Attorrneys Argue

Attorneys for accused murderer Michael E. Clements say his former fiancee was working for the police when she taped a phone call from her hospital bed during which Clements admitted …


Trucker Admits Second Killing

A trucker suspected in a string of slayings along interstate highways has confessed to a second killing, police say. Sean Patrick Goble of Asheboro told authorities he killed an Ohio …


Death May Be Homicide Woman’s Body Found In Her East Central Home

A 49-year-old Spokane woman was found dead in her East Central home early Sunday, apparently the victim of a homicide, police said. The body of Linda Lewis, 49, was found …


Student Reportedly Lied About Killing

The student whose admission to Harvard was rescinded after the school learned she had killed her mother was rejected for lying about the crime during an admissions interview, sources said …


The End Of Harmony Ax Murder In Cda Boardinghouse Leaves Residents Fearful, Suspicious Of Others

‘You get so paranoid’ Carmen Hook, a resident of Harmony House, fears for her safety after the brutal ax murder of the apartment manager last week. Photo by Craig Buck/The …


Women Stabbed, Mutilated Mother, 14-Year-Old Daughter Discovered Dead In Home

The stabbed and mutilated nude bodies of a woman and her teen-age daughter were found Thursday in their home, authorities said. Rita Huffman, 48, was found in the family room …


Family: Shooting An Accident Man Charged With Murder In Shooting First Ruled Accidental

From left, Diane Harder, Donna Cline, Annette Thomas and Dawn Harder leave the Public Safety Building on Thursday after William Danley’s first appearance. Photo by Christopher Anderson/The Spokesman-Review


Elderly Man Shoots Mayor At City Hall

A 78-year-old retiree shot the mayor to death in his City Halloffice, possibly over a $15 water bill, then drove off on a riding lawn mower, authorities said.


Mom Hurls Toddler Out Of Window Sister: Sleepless Woman Threw Boy From 8th Floor Apartment

Murder victim Tyler Marshall. Photo by Associated Press


Left And Right Teaming Up On Paradis’ Behalf

Two Christian leaders from opposite ends of the political spectrum have formed an unlikely alliance to try to win a new hearing for condemned murderer Donald Manuel Paradis. Death penalty …


Lab Charged With Reckless Homicide

A laboratory was charged with reckless homicide Wednesday for allegedly misreading Pap smears that could have saved the lives of two women. A technician and the doctor who supervised the …


Man Arrested In Death Of Stepfather

Danley


Mexico Trip Turns Bloody For Idaho Men One Dead, Another Survives Apparent Suicide Pact

Bruce Miller first thought it was a horrible April Fools’ Day joke when he opened the door to his son’s hotel room in San Felipe, Mexico, to a scene of …


‘Urban Fear Syndrome’ Defendant Convicted

A man who said he was defending himself from a group of menacing, rowdy juveniles was convicted Tuesday of involuntary manslaughter for shooting a 13-year-old boy to death. Nathaniel Hurt, …


Body Found In Debris May Be Missing Girl

A body found here, buried under debris in a residential neighborhood, is believed to be that of 7-year-old Roxanne Doll, who vanished from her home more than a week ago, …


Boyfriend’s Deadly Past Was Hidden ‘I Lost My Son Because Of It,’ Says Mother Of Dead Child

Sara and Devin Erb


Suspect Arrested In Toddler’s Death No Charges Filed Yet As Authorities Await Autopsy Results

A convicted baby killer suspected in the death of a Spokane toddler was found Thursday morning walking along a road near Reardan, Wash. Kenneth Galloway, 27, was taken to the …


Teen Pleads Guilty To Killing Friend Prosecutors To Recommend No More Than Two Years Detention For Idaho Falls Boy In Russian Roulette Death

A 15-year-old Idaho Falls boy has described in court how he killed his friend in a game of Russian Roulette. Frank L. Dana has been charged as an adult with …


Man Admits Shooting Death Of His Brother Charges Are Plea-Bargained To Voluntary Manslaughter In Mercy Killing At Hospital

Curt Doty