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Kevorkian Brings Body To Hospital

Dr. Jack Kevorkian dropped the body of a Massachusetts woman at a hospital Wednesday night, and was briefly questioned by police before he left. Kevorkian dropped the body of Barbara …


Campus Protester Sets Self On Fire

Tuesday, in a gesture planned down to the smallest detail, Kathy Chang, a well-known protester at the University of Pennsylvania, delivered packets of protest literature to eight selected students and, …


Murder Suspect Found Dead

Sheriff’s deputies discovered the body of an Okanogan man early Wednesday who killed himself after he apparently fatally shot his girlfriend. Okanogan County deputies found the body of 40-year-old Charles …


Inquest Concludes Schoolcraft Was Killer But Jurors Suggest No Motive Or Find Evidence He Molested Child

Jurors for a Lincoln County coroner’s inquest concluded that bachelor sharecropper Walter Schoolcraft did indeed kill Denise McCoy and her four children before taking his own life in June. But …


Kevorkian Delivers Body To Hospital

Dr. Jack Kevorkian and an associate brought the body of a middle-aged Massachusetts woman to a hospital late Thursday, at least the 35th person whose death he has been present …


Woman Kills Herself, Ending Standoff Neighbors Say She Was Upset Her Boyfriend Had Left Her For Another Woman

1. Prelude to disaster. Spokane SWAT team members try to contact a woman in an apartment complex at Ninth and Monroe on Thursday. The woman later was found dead. Photos …


‘Bank Bandit’ Hangs Self In Prison

A member of a Midwest bank robbery gang hanged himself in his cell Friday, nine days after he pleaded guilty to 19 holdups in seven states. Richard Guthrie, 38, was …


Banker’s Heir Hangs Himself

Amschel Rothschild, the man many believed would be the prestigious Rothschild Bank’s next leader, hanged himself in a Paris luxury hotel, police said Thursday. Rothschild’s body was found by a …


President Consoles Widow And Children Of Admiral

President Clinton spent a tearful hour-and-a-half Saturday consoling the widow of Adm. Jeremy M. “Mike” Boorda and their four children in the family’s home at the Washington Navy Yard. The …


Gunman Goes Out In Lethal Barrage

A police department armored vehicle idles Friday morning outside the house of a gunman who killed his grandmother, a policeman, a dog and, finally, himself. Photo by Associated Press


Fired Beach Worker Kills 5, Then Himself ‘Everyone Is Going To Die!’ Says Gunman Before Opening Fire

1. McCree 2. Workers console each other. Photo by Associated Press


Waitress, Manager Both Known For Likable Style Slain Woman Juggled Job, Adult Children, Commuted From Coeur D’Alene

Marie Van Slate was a bubbly, caring waitress who would tease customers about eating greasy french fries. “If you want to use the term ‘model employee,’ that was Marie,” said …


Ridpath Gunman Kills Hotel Worker, Himself Elderly Patron Passes Out Cash, Then Opens Fire

1. Emergency workers attend to Ronald MacDonald, a Ridpath manager who was wounded in Tuesday’s shootings in the lobby of the downtown Spokane hotel. Photo by Christopher Anderson/The Spokesman-Review 2. …


2 Deadly Shootings In 5 Days Catch Region In Cross Fire Few Clues Before People Become Killers; Residents Left Frightened, Wondering

Spectators gather outside the Ridpath after Tuesday’s shootings. Photo by Dan Pelle/The Spokesman-Review


Angry Outbursts Punctuated Life Of Quiet Eccentricity

Emergency medical workers rush to the aid of victims in Tuesday’s shootings at the Ridpath Hotel. Photo by Dan Pelle/The Spokesman-Review


Suicidal Immigrant Owed $33 Million

An immigrant who killed himself and his family owed at least $33 million to creditors in Taiwan and may have been targeted by gangsters hired to collect it. Royal Canadian …


Officials Study Papers Of Man Who Shot Family

Royal Canadian Mounted Police are examining personal family papers in hope of learning why a Taiwanese immigrant shot and killed his mother, wife, two daughters and himself. Constable Grant Learned …


Kevorkian Supporter Kills Wife, Self

A 79-year-old man who was dying of cancer fatally shot his wife and then himself, police said. “It’s tragic,” Tacoma police spokesman Jim Mattheis said Tuesday. “It does not appear …


Man Invades Home, Shoots Five, Then Self

A man who claimed a woman had given him AIDS burst into her home with a pistol and shot five people, killing two, before shooting himself to death, police said. …


Distraught Man Kills Wife, 2 Children, Self

A domestic dispute apparently led a father to kill his wife and two children with a semiautomatic handgun, then shoot himself in the head, authorities and witnesses said. The couple …


Years Of Beatings Preceded Murder ‘He Never Had To Have A Reason To Hit Her’

Denise Chapman gave up trying to leave her abusive boyfriend years ago. It was too hard, she told friends. She was tired. Then the 30-year-old Spokane woman got pregnant with …


Soldier Shoots, Kills Wife, Then Himself

A soldier shot his estranged wife in the head at the Air Force Academy’s community center Monday morning, then shot and killed himself. Other people in the building reported hearing …


Memories Of Fear, Flames Woman Pushed Blind Mother Out Of House As Beserk Brother Shot Two Members Of Family, Then Set Fire To Home

Recuperating. Barbara Janosky is recovering from a bullet wound at Deaconess Medical Center. Her daughter, Sherrie Gunvaldson, is at her side. Photo by Dan Pelle/The Spokesman-Review <


Student Shoots Teacher, Kills Self

A suspended student whose father said he sometimes got picked on because he was small walked into his high school Thursday, shot and seriously wounded a teacher, then killed himself. …


Man Died From Smoke, Not Gunshot Sister Still In Critical Condition From Fatal Valley Standoff, Fire

1. Bob Ross 2. Janosky


Family Dispute Sparked Violence Relatives Say Gunman Was Obsessed With Controlling His Mother, Keeping The House

Mourning. Becky Toombs reaches across police tape Thursday to touch a burned car at the scene of a fatal shooting and fire involving family members. Photo by Christopher Anderson/The Spokesman-Review


Injured Sister Wanted Mother To Live Near Her

Barbara Janosky was supposed to spend the weekend helping her mother settle into a new apartment. Instead, her mother is watching over Janosky as she lies seriously injured in a …


Valley Rampage Ends In Flames Gunman Kills Brother, Wounds Sister, Before Taking Own Life In Burning Home

1. Children are hurried out of Broadway Elementary after shooting broke out in home nearby. Story/A10. Photo by Sandra Bancroft-Billings/The Spokesman-Review 2. A valley firefighter rolls out a hose while …


Elementary Students Kept Out Of Harm’s Way Broadway Youngsters, Day-Care Kids, Teachers Wait Out Crisis Together

Parents and children glance in the direction of a huge column of smoke as they leave Broadway Elementary Thursday. Children were held at school, about a block from a distraught …


Valley Neighbors Describe Gunman As Man On The Edge “We All Knew He Was Having A Problem. We Just Didn’t Know How Far He Was Going To Go.’

A spokane County Sheriff’s deputy takes cover behind a tree Thursday afternoon on the east side of the gunman’s burning house at University and Broadway. Photo by Sandra Bancroft-Billings/The Spokesman-Review