Stories tagged: Robert Yates
Fri., July 10, 2015, midnight
Washington Supreme Court rejects Robert Yates’ petition to overturn sentence
The Washington Supreme Court on Thursday again rejected an effort by serial killer Robert Yates to overturn his convictions and death sentence. Yates contended he received ineffective counsel during his …
Fri., March 21, 2014, midnight
Serial killer Yates firmly on death row despite sentencing error
OLYMPIA – Serial killer Robert Yates is technically correct that the sentences he received for two murders were calculated improperly, the state Supreme Court ruled Thursday. But that doesn’t mean …
Thu., March 20, 2014, 11:52 a.m.
Robert Yates could face the death penalty in Spokane after challenging his sentence
OLYMPIA — Spokane serial killer Robert Yates is technically correct that the sentences he received for two murders was wrong, but he can’t withdraw his guilty pleas on those two …
Fri., May 17, 2013, 7:04 a.m.
Serial killer Yates appealing death sentence
SEATTLE — Serial killer Robert Yates, whose death sentence has been upheld by the state Supreme Court, is seeking an appeal through the federal court system.
Tue., March 19, 2013, midnight
Clark: Execution for Yates is absolutely proportional
Last week’s run of Spokane crime news made the “Psycho” shower scene look almost subtle. There was the hatchet attack on a homeless man by two other indigent men.
Fri., March 15, 2013, midnight
High court says Yates case won’t get review
OLYMPIA – Serial killer Robert Yates, of Spokane, is not entitled to a new hearing or a review of his case that could overturn his execution, the state Supreme Court …
Thu., March 14, 2013, 9:07 a.m.
Washington Supreme Court rejects Yates petition
SPOKANE — Spokane serial killer Robert Yates is not entitled to a new hearing or a review of his case, the state Supreme Court said today.
Sat., Sept. 6, 2008, midnight
Another Yates appeal likely
Spokane serial killer Robert Yates’ execution date was set for Sept. 19, but that date is not expected to stand. Judge John McCarthy signed Yates’ death warrant Friday in Pierce …