Stories tagged: threats
UPDATED: Mon., June 18, 2018, 4:05 p.m.
Gun by her side, GOP U.S. Senate candidate talks of threats
With a holstered handgun next to her on a kitchen table, Republican U.S. Senate candidate Leah Vukmir promises in her first television ad of the campaign released Monday to stand …
UPDATED: Sun., March 4, 2018, 9:23 p.m.
After Parkland, even idle school threats get tough response
Fifteen students in one Florida school district are facing felony charges and prison time for making alleged threats since the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School massacre. Meanwhile, an autistic Minnesota …
Mon., Feb. 26, 2018, 8:33 a.m.
Two boys arrested for making threats at 2 Tacoma schools
Tacoma Police say they have arrested two boys for threatening violence in separate incidents at two schools.
Wed., Feb. 14, 2018, 7:12 p.m.
Stanford professor in recall effort receives rape threat
A Stanford University law professor who is leading an effort to recall a judge over his handling of a high-profile sexual assault case received an envelope Wednesday containing white powder …
UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 30, 2017, 9:27 a.m.
Media group: 81 reporters died, threats soared in 2017
The world’s biggest journalists’ organization says that at least 81 reporters have been killed on the job this year and that violence and harassment against media staff have skyrocketed.
Sat., Dec. 2, 2017, 3:45 p.m.
Police: ‘Pretty Little Liars’ threats prompt school closure
Police say an Ohio high school canceled classes after two teenage girls made threats similar to ones on the television show “Pretty Little Liars.”
Fri., Oct. 27, 2017, 11:36 a.m.
New York City police probe threats sent to CNN’s Don Lemon
The New York Police Department is investigating alleged threats sent to CNN host Don Lemon.
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 12, 2017, 10:56 p.m.
Arrest made in connection to Lake City High threats; school resumes with safety measures in place
Dozens of cellphone-clutching students spilled out of the front entrance of Lake City High School on Thursday afternoon, the final bell giving them freedoms that were temporarily taken away.
UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 24, 2017, 8:57 p.m.
North Korea keeps up military threats against U.S. after Trump’s ridicule
Tension between the United States and North Korea remained high Sunday as Pyongyang released propaganda videos showing U.S. planes and an aircraft carrier under attack.
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 21, 2017, 6:34 p.m.
Kim Jong Un: ‘Deranged’ Trump will ‘pay dearly’ for threat
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un called President Donald Trump “deranged” and said in a statement carried by the state news agency that he will “pay dearly” for his threats.
Sat., Sept. 16, 2017, 4:42 p.m.
Sheriff: FBI has contacted suspect in Montana school threats
A sheriff in northeastern Montana says his office and the FBI have communicated with the person suspected to have sent text and email threats that prompted schools to cancel classes …
UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 12, 2017, 11:45 a.m.
Trump: North Korea ‘will regret it fast’ if acts against U.S. ally
President Donald Trump on Friday issued fresh threats of swift and forceful retaliation against nuclear North Korea, declaring the U.S. military “locked and loaded” and warning that the communist country’s …
UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 5, 2017, 8:40 p.m.
Rouhani faces growing threats as he begins second term as Iran’s president
TEHRAN, Iran – In most democracies, a resounding election victory would put a president in a strong position to deliver promised changes. But Iran is only partly a democracy. President …
UPDATED: Mon., July 10, 2017, 9:01 p.m.
Threats to lawmakers spike in 2017, House official says
U.S. Capitol Police have investigated more threats to members of Congress in the first six months of the year than in all of 2016, says the chief law enforcement official …
UPDATED: Thu., July 6, 2017, 10:20 p.m.
Indonesia police question Trump partner over alleged threats
Police are questioning the Indonesian business partner of President Donald Trump over allegations he sent threatening text messages to a deputy attorney general.
Fri., Feb. 17, 2017, 3:14 p.m.
Education boss Betsy DeVos is now being guarded by U.S. Marshals
The U.S. Marshals Service says they are now providing security for Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, after a handful of protesters blocked her from entering a Washington middle school. The move …
Tue., July 26, 2016, 1:30 p.m.
Man arrested for threatening to shoot up Apple Store
A 71-year-old man was arrested Sunday after witnesses said he threatened to come back with an AK-47 and shoot everyone in the downtown Spokane Apple Store.
Sun., July 17, 2016, 4:52 p.m.
Twin Falls officials face backlash over refugee assault case
Twin Falls, Idaho, officials have been inundated with angry emails in connection to a juvenile case in which three boys from Iraq and Sudan are accused of assaulting a 5-year-old …
Tue., Nov. 24, 2015, 8:24 p.m.
EWU student arrested for shooting threats
An Eastern Washington University student was arrested Monday after allegedly yelling in class that he wanted to “shoot up the classroom.”
Wed., March 26, 2014, 10:31 a.m.
Man leaves threatening voicemails for Rep. Kevin Parker
A 40-year-old Spokane man was arrested late Monday after Washington state Rep. Kevin Parker reported threatening voicemails left on his office phone from the suspect.
Sun., Feb. 9, 2014, 7:26 p.m.
Teenage girl arrested, accused of making death threats via Facebook
A 16-year-old girl was arrested Sunday because of threatening statements she made on Facebook, according to the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office.
Mon., Nov. 8, 2010, 9:12 p.m.
Meat cleaver threats suspect held without bail
A Spokane man accused of threatening to kill U.S. Senator Patty Murray will remain in jail without bail, a judge ruled Monday.
Fri., June 25, 2010, 11:21 a.m.
Police: Knife-wielding man arrested at gunpoint
A transient suspected of threatening three people with a hunting knife in downtown Spokane late Thursday told officers he was upset that his guitar was stolen, police said today.
Fri., April 9, 2010, 2:50 p.m.
Man accused of threatening Murray is released
A man accused of threatening to kill Washington Sen. Patty Murray over her support of health care reform has been released from jail after posting a $20,000 bond.
Tue., Nov. 3, 2009, 11:33 a.m.
Police: Student arrested after knife threat
An 18-year-old high school student was arrested at the Spokane Vocational Skills Center this morning after he threatened to stab two teens over missing marijuana, Spokane Valley police said.
Fri., Aug. 28, 2009
Interstate threat on abortion provider denied
One month after the killing of abortion doctor George Tiller, a Colorado clinic received a chilling phone call, federal officials allege in court documents. The caller said people from Utah …
Fri., June 5, 2009, 11:53 a.m.
Police: Bomb threat over car repossession leads to arrest
A bomb threat at an auto dealership Thursday night led to the arrest of a Spokane Valley man, police said.
Thu., May 14, 2009, 2:33 p.m.
Spokane man accused of threatening to blow up city hall
A Spokane man who police say threatened to blow up Spokane City Hall after being asked to sign in as a visitor was arrested on a felony charge.
Sat., May 9, 2009
Man guilty of burglary, arson
A man accused of threatening to kill a Superior Court judge and blow up the Spokane County Courthouse was convicted Friday of three unrelated charges stemming from a burglary at …
Fri., March 27, 2009, 2:49 p.m.
Whitworth threat a hoax, law officers say
An online threat that prompted Whitworth University officials to increase campus security this morning was determined to be a hoax that started in Uruguay, Spokane County sheriff’s deputies said this …