Stories tagged: Death
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 23, 2019, 6:41 p.m.
Health officials said Friday that an Illinois patient who contracted a serious lung disease after vaping has died, and that they consider it the first death in the United States …
Mon., Aug. 12, 2019, 8:36 a.m.
The apparent suicide of Jeffrey Epstein has brought new scrutiny to a federal jail in New York that, despite chronic understaffing, houses some of the highest-security inmates in the country.
UPDATED: Tue., July 30, 2019, 2:44 p.m.
Medical examiner rules Richard Coffee died of drowning; family still seeks answers in mysterious death
A 56-year-old man whose body was found floating in the Spokane River near the Division Street Bridge after spending weeks in the water died of drowning, the Spokane County Medical …
UPDATED: Tue., July 30, 2019, 11:49 p.m.
Spokane anesthesiologist’s death was accident from alcohol, drug complications, medical examiner says
A Spokane anesthesiologist who was found dismembered and burned in his backyard in the Dishman Hills area in April died as a result of an accident, according to the Spokane …
Sat., July 6, 2019, 5 a.m.
Late Saturday, May 11 – a day before Mother’s Day – he departed the Walmart store on Colton Street in north Spokane headed somewhere. Perhaps headed home, or maybe to …
UPDATED: Wed., July 3, 2019, 11:44 a.m.
A man accused of killing his wife by lacing her ice cream with a lethal dose of his pain medication in October will appear in court next week after prosecutors …
UPDATED: Tue., June 25, 2019, 6:06 p.m.
Michael Jackson’s estate paid tribute to his artistry and charity Tuesday as fans began gathering to celebrate his memory on the 10th anniversary of the King of Pop’s death.
UPDATED: Fri., June 21, 2019, 6:54 p.m.
Five months after her body was found floating in the Spokane River, investigators are able to say Loc Nguyen died from drowning.
Mon., June 10, 2019, 7:49 a.m.
The family of an Idaho woman who died after her hair got caught in machinery at a seed plant has taken a lawsuit back to the state Supreme Court after …
Mon., June 3, 2019, 8:52 p.m.
A motorcycle rider died Sunday night when he collided with a vehicle in north Spokane, according to police.
UPDATED: Fri., May 24, 2019, 3:40 p.m.
A young woman whose body was pulled from the Spokane River downtown early Tuesday morning was reported missing earlier this week by friends and family.
UPDATED: Tue., May 21, 2019, 10:16 p.m.
Human composting to become legal next year.
UPDATED: Tue., May 21, 2019, 6:50 p.m.
Avista Utilities workers pulled a body from the Spokane River early Tuesday morning.
Tue., May 21, 2019, 5 a.m.
A process that used to take several weeks is now taking several months, due to a backlog of needed blood tests at the state’s lone laboratory in Seattle. While the …
UPDATED: Thu., May 9, 2019, 9:31 p.m.
Thu., April 25, 2019, 6:29 p.m.
Spokane County Medical Examiners identified a man who collapsed and died at Riverfront Park on Tuesday as Jeffrey D. Sausser, 47.
Fri., April 19, 2019, 4:03 p.m.
A man died earlier this week in a Lewiston hospital from injuries received after being attacked with a baseball bat last week.
UPDATED: Thu., April 4, 2019, 9:29 p.m.
Deputies make arrest in suspicious death investigation involving woman found dead inside Spokane Valley apartment complex
Spokane County Sheriff’s deputies have arrested a man on charges of allegedly murdering his girlfriend. He reportedly barricaded himself inside an apartment and refused to leave. Her body was discovered …
Thu., March 14, 2019, 8:42 a.m.
The reputed boss of New York’s Gambino crime family was gunned down outside his home, dying a virtual unknown compared with his swaggering 1980s-era predecessor, the custom-tailored tabloid regular John …
UPDATED: Fri., March 1, 2019, 9:49 a.m.
The parents of an American college student who died following months of detention in North Korea rebuked President Donald Trump on Friday, saying Kim Jong Un “and his evil regime” …
Thu., Feb. 21, 2019, 7:17 p.m.
A woman died in a house fire near Soap Lake early Thursday.
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 21, 2019, 4:21 p.m.
Longtime Syracuse basketball coach Jim Boeheim struck and killed a man standing along an interstate late Wednesday night as he tried to avoid hitting the man’s disabled vehicle, police say.
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 20, 2019, 12:24 p.m.
Tony Foulds has a routine when he visits the memorial for 10 American airmen – one of whom was from Idaho Falls –killed in World War II.
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 20, 2019, 12:13 p.m.
A second trial date for a 28-year-old Orofino man charged in connection with the death of his 1-month-old daughter has been set for June 10.
UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 12, 2019, 4:44 p.m.
A 2-year-old boy died in a house fire in Sandpoint early Saturday morning.
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 8, 2019, 3:57 p.m.
The U.S. cancer death rate has hit a milestone: It’s been falling for at least 25 years, according to a new report.
UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 6, 2019, 4:34 p.m.
A U.S. military spokesman confirms that an American airstrike killed an al-Qaida operative accused of involvement in the attack nearly two decades ago on the USS Cole that killed 17 …
UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 6, 2019, 9:31 p.m.
Records reveal Russian asylum-seeker who died in Tacoma claimed to be a shaman fleeing prison torture
Records obtained through the Freedom of Immigration Act reveal new details about a man who died after trying to hang himself in the Northwest Detention Center. A source of mystery …
Thu., Jan. 3, 2019, 3:54 p.m.
A 21-year-old U.S. soldier is accused of flying to Indianapolis from Colorado to kill his estranged wife, then dumping her body in a trash bin and fleeing to Thailand.
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 3, 2019, 2:27 p.m.
Two former Spokane Valley fire captains died in December. In both cases, long-term exposure to toxins may be to blame.
For the second time in less than a week, the Spokane Valley Fire Department has announced the death of a former fire captain, and again, work-related exposure to toxins is …