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UPDATED: Thu., June 21, 2018, 10:30 p.m.

Coeur d’Alene man accused of raping 16-year-old

The Coeur d’Alene Sheriff’s Department arrested a man accused of rape and witness intimidation after he allegedly sexually assaulted a 16-year-old while she was incapacitated and threatened to hurt a …

Man gets 18 years in rape of woman he met on Craigslist

A 30-year-old man has been sentenced to over 18 years in prison for raping and assaulting a woman he met on Craigslist.

UPDATED: Wed., June 13, 2018, 10:12 p.m.

More than 2,300 people arrested for child porn, sexual abuse in nationwide ‘Operation Broken Heart’

A three-month, nationwide law enforcement effort dubbed “Operation Broken Heart” led to the arrests of more than 2,300 people suspected of sexually abusing children and dealing in child pornography, authorities …

Garden City man to appear in court after police say he raped woman Saturday night

A Garden City man could face kidnapping and rape charges after police say he sexually assaulted a woman Saturday night.

UPDATED: Mon., June 4, 2018, 9:21 p.m.

Ex-Spokane police officer convicted of rape claims another officer had sex with victim

As part of his request for a new trial, former police Sgt. Gordon Ennis alleges another officer had sexual contact with the victim the same night he was convicted of …

UPDATED: Wed., May 30, 2018, 3:56 p.m.

Harvey Weinstein indicted in New York rape case

Harvey Weinstein declined Wednesday to testify before the New York grand jury that is weighing whether to indict him on rape and other sex charges, with his lawyers saying there …

UPDATED: Fri., May 25, 2018, 11:25 a.m.

Harvey Weinstein arraigned on rape, criminal sex act charges

Flinching when he heard himself described as a man who used power to prey on women, Harvey Weinstein was charged Friday with rape and another sex felony in the first …

UPDATED: Thu., May 24, 2018, 9:52 p.m.

Three charged with kidnapping, rape of 14-year-old

Three men who lived at an apartment complex that made national news in 2003 for harboring sex offenders and wards of the state are now charged with kidnapping a 14-year-old …

UPDATED: Tue., May 15, 2018, 9:50 p.m.

Former Spokane police Sgt. Gordon Ennis to be sentenced in June in rape case

A new sentencing date is set for former Spokane police Sgt. Gordon Ennis, who was convicted in March of raping a fellow police officer.

UPDATED: Tue., May 15, 2018, 4:02 p.m.

Uber shifts policy for alleged sexual misconduct on service

Uber’s ride-hailing service will give its U.S. passengers and drivers more leeway to pursue claims of sexual misconduct, its latest attempt to shed its reputation for brushing aside bad behavior.

UPDATED: Thu., May 3, 2018, 9:35 p.m.

Man convicted of child rape sentenced to at least 15 years in prison

Daniel J. West, 47, was charged with first-degree child rape and two counts of second-degree child rape in 2014. He was found guilty of the charges in Marrch.

Flight attendant sues SkyWest Airlines over alleged drugging, rape by captain during layover

Months after reporting the alleged sexual assault to Canadian police — and to her longtime employer, SkyWest Airlines — Morgan said she’s tired of living and working in fear. The …

UPDATED: Wed., April 25, 2018, 10:33 p.m.

Former Spokane police sergeant convicted of rape drops attorney; sentencing postponed

A sentencing hearing for former police Sgt. Gordon Ennis – convicted in March of sexually assaulting another officer – was delayed Wednesday.

UPDATED: Mon., April 16, 2018, 6:12 p.m.

Coeur d’Alene police release sketch of sexual assault suspect

A week after a woman reported she was sexually assaulted at knifepoint, Coeur d’Alene police are asking for help in identifying her attacker.

UPDATED: Fri., April 6, 2018, 3:48 p.m.

Oregon outlaw motorcycle club member charged with rape, kidnapping

A member of an Oregon outlaw motorcycle gang is facing accusations in Spokane of rape, kidnapping, and showing a young woman videos of him murdering people.

UPDATED: Mon., March 26, 2018, 10:11 p.m.

Suspect identified in sexual assault case at a Starbucks in Spokane

A homeless man reported he was sexually assaulted by another homeless man in a downtown Starbucks earlier this year.

Ex-Fish and Wildlife employee sentenced for raping co-worker

A former top staffer at Washington’s Department of Fish and Wildlife has been sentenced to more than 10 years in prison for raping a co-worker in 2014.

UPDATED: Wed., March 7, 2018, 10:54 p.m.

Former Spokane Police Sgt. Gordon Ennis found guilty of rape in assault of another police officer

A jury on Wednesday found Spokane Police Sgt. Gordon Ennis guilty of sexually assaulting another police officer.

UPDATED: Tue., March 6, 2018, 10:26 p.m.

Ennis takes stand and tells jurors that sexual contact with young woman officer was consensual

Former police Sgt. Gordon Ennis testified in his own defense Tuesday that he did not sexually assault another police officer during a drunken party. He told jurors that the sexual …

Accused police officer to testify in his own rape trial defense

A former Spokane Police officer on trial for sexual assault intends to testify in his own defense Tuesday.

UPDATED: Mon., March 5, 2018, 6:57 p.m.

Former police guild president will not take stand in Gordon Ennis rape trial

Former Spokane Police Guild President John Gately will not take the stand in the rape trial against former police Sgt. Gordon Ennis. Speaking through his attorney Mark Vovos, Gatley told …

First day of rape trial against former Spokane police officer focuses on heavy drinking

How much a woman had to drink was the recurring theme of the first day of testimony in the second-degree rape against former Spokane police Sgt. Gordon Ennis.

Montana teacher denies rape charge, trial set for June

A Montana teacher has denied a charge she had sex with a male student under the age of 16.

UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 22, 2018, 8:45 p.m.

Pasco killing suspect accused of rape, kidnapping in Spokane in 1999

When Theodore Milam, 54, was released from jail late last year in Spokane County, his DNA was uploaded to a nationwide law enforcement database. On Jan. 31, it found two …

UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 18, 2018, 9:30 p.m.

Following mistrial, former police Sgt. Gordon Ennis to be back in court Tuesday

It’s been eight months since a judge declared a mistrial in the second-degree rape case against former police Sgt. Gordon Ennis. Attorneys are ready to try again.

UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 10, 2018, 1:41 p.m.

Police: Lynnwood man raped dying woman, texted photos

A 19-year-old Washington state man police say raped a high school student as she died from a drug overdose and texted semi-nude photos of her saying she was still breathing …

UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 9, 2018, 9:28 p.m.

Suspect allegedly texted about overdose, rape and death, then used victim’s thumb to hack iPhone in attempt to cover up crime

A Lynnwood man raped a teenager as she was dying from a drug overdose, then hacked into her cellphone in an attempt to cover up the death, according to police …

UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 7, 2018, 11:06 p.m.

Spokane Valley rape suspect charged with burglary, kidnapping

A sex offender accused of raping a Spokane Valley gas station worker in January is now facing additional felony charges.

100 years ago in Liberty Lake: First Chinese resident in Spokane County drafted for World War I

Frank Den was the first Chinese man in Spokane County to be drafted into the army.

UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 1, 2018, 11:06 p.m.

Man charged with raping teenage girl behind convenience store in north Spokane

Spokane police arrested a man Wednesday accused of raping a minor behind a convenience store in north Spokane.