Stories tagged: Spokane County Superior Court
UPDATED: Fri., March 30, 2018, 9:37 p.m.
Matthew Antush was attending a Drug Court graduation Thursday when he received an important phone call. Antush walked out into the hallway and was instructed to call human resources to …
UPDATED: Fri., March 23, 2018, 7:26 p.m.
A jury on Friday convicted a Spokane Valley woman of first-degree attempted murder and solicitation of murder for trying to recruit a man to kill her husband.
Fri., Nov. 17, 2017
Carleen Kenfield went to the Spokane Arena in 2013 hoping to see the Tran-Siberian Orchestra. What she got instead was four years of surgeries, physical therapy and constant pain.
Thu., Nov. 16, 2017
More than a year after a high-speed crash killed two teenage boys in Kootenai County, the family of one of the slain teens is suing the other alleging wrongful death.
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 24, 2017, 9:17 p.m.
Calm and collected, Donovan Culps told Superior Court Judge Annette Plese in court Tuesday that he was guilty of murdering Cameron Smith. “Guilty,” he said quickly from a TV monitor …
Thu., Aug. 3, 2017, 5 a.m.
Some primary races remain in doubt in Wednesday’s ballot count.
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 1, 2017, 10:07 p.m.
Tony Hazel finished first in the primary to hold his Spokane County Superior Court seat, but he’ll likely have to face Jocelyn Cook to keep it.
UPDATED: Wed., June 14, 2017, 12:05 a.m.
Lovina Rainey told a jury in the murder trial of her ex-boyfriend Jason Obermiller she doesn’t remember her statements to police the afternoon her 2-year-old daughter was discovered dead, and …
Mon., June 12, 2017
A crew from Land Expressions, the Mead-based firm responsible for restoring soil and plant life along a 1.3-mile stretch of an access road carved through conservation land earlier this year, …
UPDATED: Fri., May 5, 2017, 9:44 p.m.
Tony Hazel was sworn in as Spokane County’s newest Superior Court judge.
UPDATED: Tue., April 18, 2017, 11:08 p.m.
Senate resolution honors late Judge Sam Cozza.
UPDATED: Tue., April 11, 2017, 11:08 p.m.
Gov. Jay Inslee appointed Spokane County prosecutor Tony Hazel to the Spokane County Superior Court Tuesday, filling the seat left vacant by the late Sam Cozza.
UPDATED: Mon., April 10, 2017, 11:01 p.m.
Murder suspect Nathan Utt appeared in Spokane County Superior Court on Monday afternoon and waived his extradition to Idaho.
UPDATED: Fri., March 31, 2017, 10:09 p.m.
Ana Fortson-Kemmerer learned the hard way after her 2006 crash that she was not in “good hands.” The Spokane Valley woman, who had for years paid her monthly insurance premiums …
Sun., March 19, 2017
A jury found a driver not guilty of vehicular homicide after he crashed a pickup truck into a bicyclist on East Mission Avenue. Now the victim’s family is suing the …
UPDATED: Thu., March 2, 2017, 10:32 p.m.
Rachel Dolezal did in fact change her name.
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 27, 2017, 9:46 p.m.
A Chattaroy man who was impaled by a fallen tree branch while driving in an intense windstorm in 2014 now is suing Spokane County, claiming county workers allowed the tree …
UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 23, 2017, 3:04 p.m.
While it may be difficult to be called a rookie at age 59, Tim Fennessy said his fellow judges have gone overboard make his transition easier to the Spokane County …
UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 15, 2017, 11:36 p.m.
Spokane County Superior Court Judge Sam Cozza, known by courtroom antagonists for his fairness, respectful demeanor and strict adherence to the letter of the law, has died at age 61. …
Thu., Dec. 15, 2016, 7 p.m.
The man accused of killing his father last month in Spokane Valley is mentally ill and had been seeing counselors before the killing, his mother said Thursday.
Mon., Oct. 31, 2016, 3:26 p.m.
A man accused of killing a toddler made his first appearance in Spokane County Superior Court on Monday, more than a month after he was arrested in a cabin on …
Thu., Oct. 20, 2016, 2:49 p.m.
In race for Spokane County judge, Linda Tompkins cites experience, challenger Ward Andrews points to obscure report
An attorney challenging an incumbent judge in the November election is highlighting an obscure 2015 report showing how often attorneys request different judges to hear their cases. Civil attorney Ward …
Fri., July 15, 2016, 1:23 p.m.
Nearly a week after a dramatic crash that flipped an SUV and sent a woman to the hospital, prosecutors have filed a hit-and-run charge in the case against David R. …
Mon., July 11, 2016, 7:43 a.m.
A man who was shot multiple times while allegedly trying to rob a Spokane Valley credit union was released from the hospital and booked into jail over the weekend.
Thu., June 30, 2016, 10:58 a.m.
A 21-year-old man faces 26 charges of possessing child pornography after a lengthy investigation by the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office.
Wed., June 29, 2016, 1:41 p.m.
Spokane County Superior Court Judge Greg Sypolt set Reuteler’s unusually high bond amount last week. On Tuesday, however, the Sheriff’s Office
Thu., June 9, 2016, 5:55 p.m.
A Cheney couple accused of mistreating some 20 animals, including horses and a llama, won’t go to prison unless authorities find more evidence of animal cruelty on their property.
Thu., Jan. 28, 2016, 6:03 p.m.
After 37 years on the bench Spokane Judge Kathleen O’Connor will hang up her robe Friday.
Fri., Jan. 8, 2016, 4:33 p.m.
Judge Annette Plese granted a repreive to Spokane County staff who failed to respond to an $8 million lawsuit stemming from an August 2012 death in the Spokane County Jail.
Thu., Sept. 3, 2015, 7:47 p.m.
More than two years after the Community Bill of Rights was blocked from the ballot by a Superior Court judge, the Washington state Supreme Court agreed to hear the case …