MONDAY, JUNE 24, 2019
The former wrestling coach at North Idaho College has filed a tort claim seeking damages from the school for how it handled his dismissal earlier this year from one of the most successful programs in the country.
FRIDAY, JUNE 21, 2019
A visibly thinner Caleb Sharpe, who also has longer hair, appeared Friday before a Superior Court judge who instructed attorneys to make preparations to finally hold the hearing to determine whether the 17-year-old charged with killing a Freeman High School classmate will be tried as a juvenile or adult.
THURSDAY, JUNE 20, 2019
Counting the lunch break, a jury took less than two hours Thursday to find an accused-drug enforcer guilty of murdering and dismembering a man in Newman Lake four years ago.
A federal agency has discovered genetically-altered wheat plants growing in Washington state that were engineered to be resistant to the active ingredient in Roundup herbicide, but the agency officials haven’t given any more details about where it was found.
MONDAY, JUNE 17, 2019
Attorneys delivered opening statements Monday in the trial of the third of four suspects charged with killing a man over an alleged botched drug deal in 2015.
A recent government report indicates that design problems with the Air Force’s new KC-46 Pegasus tanker could cost an additional $300 million and delay until next year the full delivery of the new airplane, which is designed to eventually replace the aging KC-135 Stratotankers like those based at Fairchild Air Force Base.
SUNDAY, JUNE 16, 2019
Appellate judges have upheld a $7.5 million award against Spokane County that a jury awarded a woman who was left paralyzed from the chest down in a motorcycle collision that occurred in 2011.
THURSDAY, JUNE 13, 2019
The first time Spokane police Officer David Stone introduced his new partner, a German shepherd named Haywire, to his training officer, Haywire ended up hanging off the instructor’s arm by his teeth.
A Spokane man received more than 20 years in prison Thursday after he previously pleaded guilty to stabbing to death a woman who was trying to help him clean up his life.
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 12, 2019
A federal judge on Wednesday sentenced a former substitute teacher, Boy Scout troop leader and Warden City Council member to 10 years in prison after he previously pleaded guilty to receiving child pornography.
Caiden Henry did not live long enough to form words. But attorneys spoke extensively on the dead baby’s behalf Wednesday as the second-degree murder trial opened for the babysitter who was charged with beating the 10-month-old to death in 2017.
TUESDAY, JUNE 11, 2019
Spokane County Sheriff’s detectives are trying to determine how an inmate in the Spokane County Jail died. The inmate was found at about 2:20 a.m. Tuesday morning.
SUNDAY, JUNE 9, 2019
Gordon Sylte worked 35 years as a teacher and school counselor to subsidize his first love: ranching family ground at the foot of Rathdrum Mountain.
FRIDAY, JUNE 7, 2019
Members of the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office SWAT team were airlifted Friday from Spokane to Republic after a shooting incident occurred when Washington Fish and Wildlife officers tried to execute a warrant. One person has been found dead inside the residence.
TUESDAY, JUNE 4, 2019
A second jury began hearing evidence Tuesday in the first-degree murder case against one of four people charged with the slaying of Bret R. Snow, who authorities believe was killed and dismembered in a Newman Lake shop before his remains were hidden.
FRIDAY, MAY 31, 2019
A Coeur d’Alene high school student was taken into custody Friday after another student reported a gun inside the fellow student’s vehicle, which was parked at Lake City High School.
Two Post Falls men who stole the gun that later was used to kill Coeur d’Alene Police Sgt. Greg Moore have been sentenced in federal court in Idaho after they were convicted of possession of a stolen firearm.
THURSDAY, MAY 30, 2019
Just moments after the announcement that a jury failed to reach a verdict in a baby assault case on Thursday, the defendant began yelling at Superior Court Judge Annette Plese after she personally saw him violate the terms of his release and ordered him held on a $50,000 bond.
A man implicated in a large fight, which resulted in the machete-stabbing death of a Spokane man last October, pleaded guilty to first-degree manslaughter in connection to the killing and has been sentenced to 6 1/2 years in prison.
WEDNESDAY, MAY 29, 2019
A previously convicted drug dealer from Pasco, who spent less than a year out of federal prison before getting arrested again, was sentenced Wednesday to about 25 years in prison as part of a criminal conspiracy that transported pounds of Mexican cartel methamphetamine to the Spokane area.
A prolific robber, who did most of his criminal damage in King County, has been sentenced to 24 years in prison after pleading guilty to a series of crimes in the Spokane area in 2016 that originally had included kidnapping charges.
A local organization that works to give voice to victims is bringing in one of the loudest of them: The judge who presided over the Larry Nassar USA Gymnastics sex-abuse scandal.
FRIDAY, MAY 24, 2019
The Ferris High School wrestling coach resigned earlier this month after an investigation was launched into whether he had inappropriate interactions with a female student. The incident marks the third time in four years that a coach at the South Hill school has been implicated with allegations of improper interactions.
THURSDAY, MAY 23, 2019
A convicted felon from Wilbur has been sentenced to more than 11 years in federal prison after he pleaded guilty to illegally possessing firearms and placing GPS devices on his former lover’s vehicles to stalk her.
After a full year of uncertainty surrounding Washington's signature crop, growers finally got a container ship of good news this week as Mexico officials announced that they had eliminated their 20% tariff on imports of apples.