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A special prosecutor in Chicago said Monday that Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx and her office abused their discretion in the case against actor Jussie Smollett but did nothing criminal.
The Spokane County Prosecutor’s Office announced Monday that two deputies were justified in shooting and killing a suspect in a Spokane Valley business park in August.
Kootenai County Prosecuting Attorney Barry McHugh determined Coeur d’Alene police officers were justified in shooting and killing 29-year-old Fares J. Al-Samno in September.
A Spokane County prosecutor wrote that a city police officer’s kick to a handcuffed suspect’s groin appeared to be retaliatory, intentional and not for the protection of himself or others in a letter declining to prosecute the officer for assault.
Prosecutors in Los Angeles are reviewing eight cases accusing disgraced film mogul Harvey Weinstein of sexual assault, an official said Thursday.
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.
Spokane police Officer Daniel Lesser was placed on administrative leave after he fired two rounds at Charles E. Jackson Jr. on the afternoon of July 6. Jackson had allegedly pointed a real-looking BB gun at Lesser.
Spokane County Prosecutor Larry Haskell on Wednesday cleared a Spokane police officer who shot and killed a Spokane man last January, but the man’s family vowed to sue, claiming the investigation was flawed.
A judge on Friday set an Oct. 7 trial date for accused Freeman High School shooter Caleb Sharpe, but the defense attorney indicated that the trial is likely not to occur in two months.
One day after the legal clock expired for pressing charges against a Spokane Valley man accused of gouging his children’s eyes, abusing them and using a Pringles can to splint his son’s broken leg, Spokane County prosecutors provided an explanation Thursday as to why they did not bring criminal charges.
Accused Freeman High School shooter Caleb Sharpe, 17, will face trial for first-degree murder as an adult, a judge ruled on Tuesday.
Freeman High School custodian Joe Bowen launched Sept. 13, 2017, like most days. He unlocked all the doors to the school before marching up to fix two toilets in the girl’s bathroom on the second floor. Bowen had fixed one toilet and started on the second when he heard a series of pops.
A secretary with the Spokane County Prosecutor’s Office resigned this month amid a criminal investigation that alleges she illegally recorded her co-workers discussing sensitive information multiple times.
A Spokane County jury on Wednesday convicted Joshua J. Mobley, 31, of beating a 10-month-old baby to death. Mobley was babysitting the baby in 2017 when the infant suffered more a dozen blows to the head that ultimately killed him.
A Spokane County jury on Wednesday convicted Joshua J. Mobley, 31, of beating a 10-month-old baby to death. Mobley was babysitting the baby in 2017 when the infant suffered more than a dozen blows to the head that ultimately killed him.
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.
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.
Chicago’s top prosecutor injected herself into the criminal case accusing Jussie Smollett of staging a racist, anti-gay attack in January despite having recused herself, texting a deputy that the “Empire” actor had been overcharged by her own office, according to newly released texts and emails.
CHICAGO – Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx was elected in 2016 mainly because of anger that the prosecutor she ousted had waited a year to charge a Chicago police officer with murdering black teenager Laquan McDonald. Then Foxx, who is a survivor of sexual assault as a child, grabbed national attention by charging singer R. Kelly with aggravated sexual abuse. But in the course of just a few days, her reputation as rising political star and legal crusader was badly tarnished by her office’s handling of two celebrity cases involving “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett and Kelly.
Prosecutors said Sunday that the shooting death of a 7-year-old black girl as she rode in her family’s vehicle stemmed from a case of mistaken identity.