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UPDATED: Tue., March 10, 2020

School deputy arrests East Valley High student suspected of using brass knuckles during fight

An East Valley High School resource deputy arrested a 16-year-old student suspected of using brass knuckles during a fight with another student Tuesday morning.

UPDATED: Fri., March 6, 2020

Spokane man awaiting trial suspected of throwing urine at guard, threatening to bomb jail

Sean M. Jensen, a 21-year-old Spokane man accused of armed robbery, is now suspected of throwing urine at a corrections officer and threatening to bomb the Spokane County Jail.

Spokane man accused of kidnapping, armed robbery, armed burglary, assault in 3 incidents

A 27-year-old Spokane man doesn’t have a felony criminal record, investigators pointed out in recent court filings, but that may soon change, as charges stack up under his name.

UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 27, 2020

Appellate judges accuse Spokane prosecutor of ‘flagrant’ constitutional error in trial of convicted stabber

Bruce N. Lang will remain in prison, but appellate judges sent a strongly worded message in an opinion Feb. 20 for Spokane prosecutors to cease calling witnesses who accuse defendants …

UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 24, 2020

Suspect in shooting that critically injured man in Spokane Valley captured after chase

A 34-year-old man has been charged with attempted murder after a shooting Sunday night in Spokane Valley.

UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 22, 2020

Spokane man suspected of beating that killed father held on $1M bond

Police have jailed a Spokane man suspected of beating his father last Saturday, leaving him with severe injuries that he succumbed to on Monday.

UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 8, 2020

Fight that left man with fatal head wounds followed night of bar-hopping in Spokane Valley

Daniel Jarman and Joseph Riley had been friendly with each other while hanging out with several women on the night of Dec. 28. Then the two men started arguing, and …

UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 7, 2020

Man dies after Spokane Valley bar fight; detectives looking for witnesses

A 40-year-old man died Friday evening after five days in the hospital with severe head injuries. The fight occurred in the early hours of Dec. 29 in the parking lot …

15-year-old stabbing suspect arrested after overnight knife fight in Pullman on Sunday

The suspect allegedly stabbed a 17-year-old, then later called to turn himself in. The 17-year-old stabbing victim is expected to survive.

Spokane man accused of strangling wife, assaulting man for ‘rude’ remarks toward women

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, …

UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 19, 2019

SWAT team arrests suspect hiding in bunk bed bottom at north Spokane apartment

Spokane police SWAT officers arrested a man suspected of assault, burglary and felony harassment at a north Spokane apartment complex after they found him hiding inside a false bottom in …

UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 28, 2019

Drive-by shooting suspect arrested after car chase in northeast Spokane

River E. Hewson is a suspect in a drive-by shooting that occurred Monday, police said. He was arrested Wednesday after leading police on a car chase through northeast Spokane.

UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 5, 2019

2 men arrested on suspicion of assaulting police officers outside downtown bar

Spokane police said two officers were assaulted early Sunday morning while trying to arrest two disorderly men outside of a Division Street bar.

UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 5, 2019

$1M bail set for 22-year-old man accused of rape, kidnapping, animal cruelty, assault

A 22-year-old man suspected of sexually assaulting his girlfriend and abusing her and her dog during two separate incidents in October is being held on $1 million bond while he …

UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 1, 2019

Man charged with attempted murder in East Central shooting

Dustin Leonard allegedly assaulted and shot Hunter Dozier at Leonard’s home in the early morning hours of Sept. 25.

UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 5, 2019

18-year-old arrested after standoff on suspicion of 11 counts of 1st-degree assault

An 18-year-old man was arrested on 11 counts of first-degree assault with a deadly weapon, Thursday, after a short standoff.

UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 24, 2019

Spokane police arrest man suspected of escaping work release facility, assault, robbery

Spokane police arrested Anthony Gibson, 26, Friday night. He escaped from a correctional facility this spring and is accused of assault and robbery.

UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 23, 2019

Police arrest three after alleged Spokane Valley bar assault, aftermath

Police made several arrests at a Spokane Valley bar after a woman reported a man assaulted her by kissing her on Friday, Aug. 16, at about 11:30 p.m.

UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 9, 2019

Spokane Valley man charged with assaulting woman for second time this year

A Spokane Valley man was arrested Wednesday on three felony domestic violence charges after allegedly breaking a no-contact order. It was the second time he was arrested this year for …

UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 7, 2019

Rules tightened after men’s rec soccer player headbutts, punches referee

A men’s soccer player headbutted an opponent at the Plante’s Ferry Sports Complex on July 31, then headbutted and punched the referee who showed him a red card.

UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 6, 2019

Prosecutor: Montana man body-slammed boy after national anthem snub

A 39-year-old man is facing an assault charge after Montana authorities say he threw a 13-year-old boy to the ground at a rodeo because the teenager didn’t remove his hat …

Montana teen allegedly assaulted for disrespect to national anthem; released from Sacred Heart

A thirteen-year-old boy was allegedly assaulted on Saturday at the Mineral County fairgrounds by a man who claimed he was disrespecting the national anthem, KPAX reported.

UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 4, 2019

Man arrested after early Sunday standoff with police near South Perry district

Jeremy Barkus, 39, is suspected of assaulting a family member with a knife before the standoff began around 6:30 a.m. He was taken into custody without incident about four hours …

UPDATED: Tue., July 23, 2019

Police arrest man twice Tuesday after alleged assault, attempted assault, burglary

Police booked the man after he allegedly attempted to hit one person with a cane and struck a different person with a rod in two seperate incidents. In between, he …

UPDATED: Wed., July 17, 2019

Man in custody in Missoula after death at Spokane house

A 19-year-old man was jailed in Missoula after a suspected killing Wednesday afternoon in the Emerson-Garfield neighborhood.

Spokane man sentenced to 11 years for assault

A 39-year-old man who previously sprayed bear mace at Spokane police and himself in a confrontation two summers ago will spend more than a decade in prison after striking a …

UPDATED: Thu., July 11, 2019

Mark Rypien admitted to hitting his wife despite couple’s insistence he didn’t commit domestic violence, police say

According to arresting officer Todd Brownlee’s report of the incident, Rypien acknowledged hitting his wife Danielle Rypien on Sunday, June 30, near Maple Street and Garland Avenue in his car …

UPDATED: Wed., July 3, 2019

Rypien, wife say he didn’t commit domestic violence assault; CTE medication not to blame

Former Super Bowl MVP Mark Rypien, who was arrested Sunday on suspicion of domestic violence, wrote in a joint statement with his wife that he didn’t commit a crime.

UPDATED: Mon., July 1, 2019

Rypien released from jail after domestic violence arrest

A court commissioner released former Super Bowl MVP Mark Rypien from jail Monday at the behest of his wife, named in court records as a victim of domestic violence.

UPDATED: Tue., June 25, 2019

Man accused of bringing stun gun, rifle to fist fight involving teens, is charged with multiple counts of assault

A 20-year-old man was arrested over the weekend under suspicion of shocking a 16-year-old girl with a stun gun and pointing a gun at several people during a late-night brawl …