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Police are looking for a Spokane woman, her three children and her boyfriend, who have been missing since March 11.
Stay safe, stay home. For domestic violence victims in Spokane, those imperatives are oil and water.
Domestic violence is a prevalent problem that deeply affects families, children and communities. Housing accessibility is a growing concern across the state. When these two issues meet, it can be difficult to navigate the intricacies of both systems.
A domestic violence suspect was arrested near Spokane Falls Community College Friday afternoon after fleeing from police the day before.
Victims of domestic violence, sexual assault or stalking would get warnings if their abusers are near under a law that passed the Legislature unanimously Wednesday, some three years after it was first introduced.
The justices lauded the Family Justice Center, which combines investigators, prosecutors and victim advocates under one roof to assist the large number of Spokane County residents experiencing some type of domestic violence issue.
Armed robbery suspect John D. Redington, 43, was also arrested for assault related to a domestic violence incident earlier this month. Police identified the suspect from video footage and found his vehicle in a store parking lot soon after the robbery was reported.
Spokane police responded to woman’s home Saturday morning after she used an Alexa device to call for help and found her tied up. Officers are still searching for the suspect, 46-year-old Andrew Beitel, who police say assaulted her with a baseball bat while she was tied up.
Matthew M. Childress, 36, is accused of beating a man who made rude remarks toward two women in Corbin Park in July. While awaiting trial for that case in October, police say Childress assaulted his own wife.
Layth Fuller, 53, faces charges of felony harassment and first-degree assault after threating to stab multiple people, including his significant other, police said.
After Washington State Patrol interviewed and released two parents in Spokane County Tuesday evening in relation to an Amber Alert issued from Seattle, troopers arrested the father, Nicholas Antonie, around 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday for violating a protection order and making threats to harm.
Spokane police arrested a man with a warrant related to a Friday night domestic violence incident on Saturday afternoon, after an hourslong a standoff at a South Hill apartment complex.
A Spokane police officer accused of sexually assaulting the victim of a domestic violence incident he was investigating had a “common practice” of giving out his personal cell phone number to other victims and communicated with at least two other women he met while on duty.
A federal judge sentenced a member of the Coeur d’Alene Indian Tribe to more than three years in federal prison after he pleaded guilty to attacking his girlfriend on the Colville Indian Reservation.
A Milan hospital is exhibiting X-rays of women attacked by men to highlight what one doctor calls the “daily horror” of violence against women.
France has one of Europe’s highest domestic violence rates, and now that’s getting highlighted with a wildcat graffiti campaign in Paris and elsewhere
A 21-year-old man charged with bringing a stun gun and rifle to a brawl at Meadow Ridge Elementary School earlier this summer pleaded not guilty to separate domestic violence assault charges on Wednesday.
A man confronted his ex-wife and another man in an Oklahoma Walmart parking lot, shot and killed them both through the windshield of a car then turned the gun on himself as horrified onlookers ran for cover, police said Tuesday.
A new initiative is spotlighting the high rate of Spokane County domestic violence, a trend that’s also increased the workload for processing protection orders. About a year ago, the Spokane County Clerk’s Office launched a program to speed up the sending of legal protection order details to law enforcement, with two workers entering information electronically as documents are approved.
A Spokane man, who shot a woman in the knee after she punched him and cracked his tooth, was sentenced Friday to three months in prison after pleading guilty to two counts of felony assault.