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Fugitive In Family Shootings Caught

A Washington man accused of killing two members of his sister-in-law’s family in Montana and wounding two others was arrested early Saturday near a Corpus Christi beach. Carl Sidney Race, …


Morrison Charged With Assault

Heavyweight boxer Tommy Morrison, accused of punching Tammy Wiit, the mother of his 5-year-old son, in the face and biting another woman’s finger, was charged with assault. Prosecutors filed two …


Phillips Returns To Practice, Won’t Play For Two Weeks

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Woman Won’t Be Prosecuted

Kettle Falls-area resident Margarita Kingsbury will not be prosecuted for killing a man she said threatened her with a gun, Stevens County Prosecutor Jerry Wetle said Tuesday. “We don’t think …


Phillips Remains At Nebraska

Nebraska running back Lawrence Phillips can stay in school although he is being disciplined for attacking his ex-girlfriend in Lincoln, Neb. The decision, announced by vice chancellor James Griesen in …


Authorities Investigate Morrison

Delaware County authorities are looking into allegations that heavyweight Tommy Morrison struck the mother of his 5-year-old son. The incident allegedly occurred late Saturday night at a party in Jay, …


Huskers’ Phillips Speaks Out In Surprise Call To Radio Station

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O.J.’S Threats In Ex-Wife’s Diary Obscenities, Abortion Demand, Pointing Of Gun Among Entries

Nine days before she was slashed to death, Nicole Brown Simpson wrote in her diary that O.J. Simpson had warned her, “You hang up on me last nite, you’re gonna …


Woman Sits On Her Straying Man

A woman who returned from prison to find her boyfriend had strayed sat on the man until he promised to take her back, police said. Juanita Winston - who at …


Mother, Son Found Dead In Home

Spokane police released few details Saturday on what they said appeared to be a murder-suicide in a quiet North Side neighborhood. Police received a call at 9 a.m. Saturday asking …


Policeman Kills Wife, Tourists In Tangiers

An off-duty policeman shot and killed his wife in a Tangiers hotel, then fired randomly at tourists, killing a British couple, police said Saturday. The man, dressed in civilian clothes, …


For Children At Risk, Heed Stats And Work As A Team

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Jury Chosen For Retrial Of Menendez Brothers

A jury has been chosen for the second trial of Erik and Lyle Menendez, the brothers charged with murder in the shotgun slaying of their wealthy parents. Jury selection began …


Man Died From Smoke, Not Gunshot Sister Still In Critical Condition From Fatal Valley Standoff, Fire

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Injured Sister Wanted Mother To Live Near Her

Barbara Janosky was supposed to spend the weekend helping her mother settle into a new apartment. Instead, her mother is watching over Janosky as she lies seriously injured in a …


Family Dispute Sparked Violence Relatives Say Gunman Was Obsessed With Controlling His Mother, Keeping The House

Mourning. Becky Toombs reaches across police tape Thursday to touch a burned car at the scene of a fatal shooting and fire involving family members. Photo by Christopher Anderson/The Spokesman-Review


Valley Neighbors Describe Gunman As Man On The Edge “We All Knew He Was Having A Problem. We Just Didn’t Know How Far He Was Going To Go.’

A spokane County Sheriff’s deputy takes cover behind a tree Thursday afternoon on the east side of the gunman’s burning house at University and Broadway. Photo by Sandra Bancroft-Billings/The Spokesman-Review


Valley Rampage Ends In Flames Gunman Kills Brother, Wounds Sister, Before Taking Own Life In Burning Home

1. Children are hurried out of Broadway Elementary after shooting broke out in home nearby. Story/A10. Photo by Sandra Bancroft-Billings/The Spokesman-Review 2. A valley firefighter rolls out a hose while …


Guilty Plea Halts Kidnap-Assault Trial He’s ‘Truly Sorry’ For Hurt, Man Tells Former Girlfriend

A Spokane man accused of beating women who leave him apologized Tuesday for terrorizing a former girlfriend last spring. Abruptly ending a jury trial, Kenneth Morgan pleaded guilty to firstdegree …


Murder Charges Filed Against 90-Year Old

A 90-year-old man told police he strangled his wife of 60 years because he feared no one would care for her if he died, authorities said. Alfred Pohlmeier was charged …


Woman Feels Abused By Courts Domestic Violence Saga Took Many Twists And Turns Before Prosecutors Abruptly Dropped Case

Ramona Evans was ready to testify in court. Photo by Sandra Bancroft-Billings/The Spokesman-Review


Wanted Man Turns Himself In

A man wanted in a shooting that injured a woman Monday surrendered to Spokane police. Trini L. Crawford, 27, who gave his address as 2304 W. Second, turned himself in …


Man Sought After Woman Shot

A man fired six shots about 4:30 p.m. Monday at a home at 636 S. Regal, where his girlfriend was hiding in a bedroom closet, police said. The couple had …


Man Held In Wife’s Strangulation

A Tacoma man has been arrested in the death of his wife, who was found strangled in the couple’s apartment, Tacoma police say. Ramone Garzia-Gonzales, 24, was booked into the …


Armed Man Arrested At Gunpoint

A 34-year-old Nine Mile Falls man was arrested at gunpoint Wednesday after deputies said he threatened to kill his girlfriend and dragged her around her house, forcing her to pack …


Prosecutor Says Boy Intended To Suffocate Sister, Her Friend

Daniel Betournay knew what he was doing when he suffocated his younger sister and her best friend, a prosecutor said Monday. But perhaps no one will ever know why. “The …


Youth Had Intent, Expert Tells Court

A psychologist testified Thursday that a College Place teenager was capable of understanding the consequences of taping plastic bags over the heads of his sister and her best friend. Daniel …


Teen Did Something ‘Real Bad,’ Witness Testifies Betournay Told Friend ‘He’d Be Going To Jail For What He’d Done’ To Girls

Several hours before he suffocated his sister and her best friend, Daniel Betournay left a message on a friend’s answering machine saying it was urgent they speak. But when Chris …


Police: Woman Bit Boyfriend’s Nose

A 26-year-old Hayden Lake woman was arrested for domestic battery Tuesday after she bit her boyfriend’s nose, according to a Kootenai County Sheriff’s report. Kim C. Babor and her boyfriend, …


Man Arrested After His Ex-Girlfriend Attacked

A 28-year-old Spokane man accused of attacking his ex-girlfriend with a stun-gun over the weekend is in jail. Police booked Gregor Hargreaves into the Spokane County Jail for domestic violence …