Stories tagged: murder
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.
Sat., March 30, 2019, 11:14 a.m.
A Colorado man was in custody after the killing of his neighbor was recorded on the victim’s cellphone, police said.
UPDATED: Mon., March 18, 2019, 8:27 p.m.
The Spokane County Prosecutor’s Office has dismissed a charge of first-degree murder against 39-year-old Cristina Stiles, accused of killing her child’s father Cory Fowler inside his Spokane Valley apartment.
Sat., March 16, 2019, 5 a.m.
Spokane County Sheriff’s deputies say murder-suicide a possibility in unattended deaths of Newport couple
While Spokane County Sheriff’s deputies say murder-suicide is a possibility in the death of a Newport-area elderly couple, they don’t yet know how they died.
UPDATED: Wed., March 6, 2019, 11:05 p.m.
Gloria Redmann will spend six and a half years in prison for killing her boyfriend and leaving his body wrapped in a tarp outside their Deer Park home in late …
UPDATED: Fri., March 1, 2019, 9:08 p.m.
A Spokane County Jury delivered a guilty verdict on Friday in the presumed murder of Bret Snow – the first official decision since he first went missing in late 2015.
Fri., March 1, 2019, 5 a.m.
Man convicted of killing elderly roommate, dumping body in recycling bin continues to argue innocence
A jury last week convicted
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 25, 2019, 10:09 p.m.
The 2015 disappearance of then-32-year-old Bret Snow is back in front of a Spokane County jury this week – four months after a panel couldn’t decide whether the first of …
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 25, 2019, 10:43 p.m.
Michael ‘Topher’ Clark, ex-pot smuggler who inspired movie ‘Kid Cannabis,’ killed in Hayden shooting
Michael “Topher” Clark – who gained notoriety in the early 2000s for his role in a Canadian marijuana smuggling ring that inspired the film “Kid Cannabis” – has been identified …
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 15, 2019, 7:32 a.m.
Adding a new charge after the prosecution finishes its testimony can violate a defendant’s constitutional rights, the Washington Supreme Court rules.
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 8, 2019, 10:49 p.m.
New DNA evidence has emerged in the 2015 disappearance of Bret Snow, a 32-year-old drug courier believed to be murdered by at least four people at a Newman Lake drug …
UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 28, 2019, 8:55 p.m.
Spokane cold cases solved: Detectives planned to arrest sheriff’s deputy for 1967 killings. He died last week.
A former Spokane County Sheriff’s deputy was under investigation for the cold case murders of three women – two of them believed to be pregnant – in the summer of …
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 25, 2019, 6:37 p.m.
Appearing confused and agitated, homicide suspect Ashley Horning repeatedly referred to herself as Gypsy – rather than her legal first name – and told a judge directly that she didn’t …
UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 12, 2019, 9:37 p.m.
The grandfather of a northwestern Wisconsin girl who authorities say was abducted during a home invasion that left her parents dead said Saturday that the family has no connection to …
Thu., Jan. 10, 2019
The podcast begins where Zachary Lamb’s life ended – on the historic streets of the lower South Hill, just outside of his apartment at 10th Avenue and Elm Street.
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 9, 2019, 8:16 p.m.
A Seattle man who prosecutors say may be mentally ill was charged Tuesday with second-degree murder, accused of killing his brother with a four-foot-long sword. His social media accounts suggest …
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 3, 2019, 6:19 p.m.
Shortly before Jacob Coleman was handed a four decade to life sentence for the murder of a Spokane cab driver, he tried to run out of a courtroom after shouting …
UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 29, 2018, 6:42 p.m.
Man fled before trial for allegedly killing a teen girl. U.S. prosecutor thinks Saudi Arabia helped him.
Abdulrahman Sameer Noorah was charged with manslaughter in the hit-and-run death of a 15-year-old girl. Then he disappeared.
Tue., Dec. 4, 2018, 1 p.m.
CIA Director Gina Haspel appeared on Capitol Hill Tuesday to brief key senators on the agency’s assessment that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman likely ordered the killing of journalist …
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 29, 2018, 9:02 a.m.
A Spokane man charged with killing his mother in 2016 has accepted a plea deal.
UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 26, 2018, 10:30 p.m.
In response to questions from a judge, Donavan L. Gibson sounded brusk, almost annoyed, as he confirmed that he understood his rights. The 35-year-old murder suspect made his first appearance …
Fri., Nov. 23, 2018
Long before he became the prime suspect in the killing of his half-sister, Ronald A. Beck was known to throw violent tantrums and exact petty revenge when he didn’t get …
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 21, 2018, 5:16 p.m.
A man is dead and a woman is in hospital care with life-threatening injuries after the woman’s estranged husband allegedly broke into her northeast Spokane home Tuesday evening and shot …
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 20, 2018, 8:39 p.m.
President Donald Trump said Tuesday the U.S. will not punish Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman at this time nor cut arms sales to Saudi Arabia for the killing of …
Mon., Nov. 19, 2018, 11:17 a.m.
A man who strangled his pregnant wife and suffocated their two young daughters wanted to escape his marriage and growing family, prosecutors said Monday as a judge imposed a sentence …
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 15, 2018, 10:19 a.m.
Saudi Arabia’s top prosecutor said Thursday he’s seeking the death penalty for five suspects charged with ordering and carrying out the killing of dissident Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi at the …
Wed., Nov. 14, 2018, 8:15 a.m.
Police think Alexa may have witnessed a New Hampshire double slaying – now they want Amazon to turn her over
Alexa might have been listening, as she almost always is, when Christine Sullivan was stabbed to death in the kitchen of the Farmington, New Hampshire, home where Sullivan lived with …
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 13, 2018, 8:23 p.m.
Authorities arrested a family of four Tuesday in the gruesome 2016 slayings of eight people from another family in rural Ohio, a crime that prosecutors suggested stemmed from a custody …