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‘Vampire Rapist’ Release Worries Officials

Prison officials are scrambling to find a home for the “Vampire Rapist,” who served 10 years behind bars for raping a hitchhiker and drinking her blood. John Crutchley will be …


Teen Arrested For Raping Girls

A 15-year-old Banning boy has been arrested for raping two young girls and forcing a third to watch at gunpoint, police said. The suspect, who fled after the attack Friday, …


Miscellany

A grand jury decided there was insufficient evidence to indict two Virginia Tech football players accused of raping a woman in their dormitory room. The criminal aspect of the case …


Father Convicted Of Raping Triplet Daughters

A mechanic accused of repeatedly raping his teenage triplet daughters was convicted Friday of three counts of indecency with a child. The 47-year-old man, who is not being identified to …


Man Pleads Innocent To Raping Girl, 17

A Spokane man, David R. Craig, pleaded innocent Friday to a charge of forcibly raping a 17-year-old Spokane girl in the woods near Loon Lake on Sunday. Craig, 33, who …


Teenager Admits Killing 9-Year-Old

A 15-year-old boy has confessed to sexually assaulting his 9-year-old neighbor, beating him with a log and then drowning him in a drainage ditch, police said. Lamount Harden was arrested …


Cashmere Grandmother Raped By Early Morning Intruder

An intruder awakened a Cashmere grandmother from her sleep and raped her Thursday morning. The woman and her 14-year-old grandson were sleeping about 4:20 a.m. when the man walked into …


Man Pleads Guilty To Raping Girl

A Post Falls 21-year-old pleaded guilty Wednesday to raping a 16-year-old girl last Fourth of July. Shane Jeffry McCloskey is facing up to a life term in prison. McCloskey was …


Alleged Victims Speak Up People Come Forward To Claim Abuse By Murdered Couple

Their accused killer’s lawyer says at least a halfdozen people have come forward claiming to be sexual victims of Ronald and Luella Bingham of Clarkston, Wash. “The message is you’re …


Rape Suspect Found Guilty Still Missing

Authorities Monday still had not located a former Coeur d’Alene man who wasn’t in court Friday when a jury found him guilty of three rape charges. George P. Anton, 68, …


Police Hunt Rapist 3 Days After Verdict Victim And Others Who Testified Fear For Their Safety

Authorities Monday still had not located a former Coeur d’Alene man who wasn’t in court Friday when a jury found him guilty of three rape charges. George P. Anton, 68, …


Dismissal Reversed In WSU Rape Case

The state Court of Appeals has reversed a lower court’s dismissal of a lawsuit filed by a former Washington State University student who sued the school after she was raped …


Woman Choked, Raped In Rural Whitman County

A man choked a Whitman County woman unconscious and sexually assaulted her near a grain elevator outside Rosalia Wednesday night. The 27-year-old woman was returning home from her job in …


Assailants Free, But Victim Still Serves Sentence

Gary Scott Cunningham doesn’t want this column to see the light of day. Recently freed from prison, he and his accomplice, Douglas James Dennis, hoped to slither quietly back into …


Man sentenced for vicious attack on Colville teacher

Despite arguing as eloquently as Perry Mason, a woman who was sexually assaulted in front of her 4-year-old daughter was unable to convince a judge to throw the book at …


Grand Jury Decides Against Indicting `Frasier’ Star

A grand jury in Somerset County, N.J., Friday refused to indict “Frasier” and “Cheers” star Kelsey Grammer, 39, on charges that he had sex with a 15-year-old girl who was …


Publication Fosters Rape, State Says Portland Magazine Features Graphic Cartoon Drawings

The editor of “Answer Me!” intended to show the heinous reality of rape through explicit articles in his fledgling magazine, not to encourage or titillate potential rapists, says an attorney …


County Asks Court To Reconsider Rape Charge Against Tribal Cop The Court Of Appeals Overturned His 1992 Rape Conviction

(For the record Friday, February 17, 1995): A story Thursday should have said that the state Court of Appeals overturned two 1992 first-degree rape convictions against former Colville Confederated Tribes …


Spokane Man, 31, Charged With Rape

A 31-year-old Spokane man was charged with rape after a naked woman escaped from his home and ran for help early Saturday in northwest Spokane, police said. Police arrested Thomas …


73-Year-Old Raped, Slashed By Stranger

A stranger brutally attacked a 73-year-old woman in her West Central home Thursday, raping her and slashing her throat. The victim, who lives alone on the 1700 block of West …