Arrow-right Camera

The Spokesman-Review Newspaper The Spokesman-Review

Wednesday, November 13, 2019  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
Cloudy 35° Cloudy

Tags


Everything tagged


Sort by:

Stories tagged: domestic violence


Gunman Kills Three At Supermarket

Store workers comfort each other Friday after a shooting killed three in Littleton, Colo. Photo by Associated Press


Wife Killer’s Appeal Denied

The Idaho Court of Appeals has turned down an appeal from a Laotian refugee who killed his wife at Pocatello after she took up with another woman. The court on …


Woman Gets 25 Years For Killing Companion

A Fort Hall woman who pleaded guilty to second-degree murder for last year’s slaying of her companion has been sentenced to a fixed 25-year prison term. Sharon Stone, 33, appeared …


Jury Finds Man Guilty Of Assault Threats To Kill Wife, Neighbor Could Bring 10 Years In Prison

A man who threatened to kill his wife after a week of marriage could spend up to 10 years in prison. On Tuesday, a jury found Mark Bergenske guilty of …


Author To Speak On Family Abuse

The more people know about child abuse, the more likely they are to report their suspicions, says Mike Bullard. At the invitation of the First Presbyterian Church pastor and the …


Churches Often No Help To Battered Spouses Advice To ‘Turn Other Cheek’ Won’t End Cycle Of Violence

A distraught woman goes to her pastor for advice after learning her husband sexually abused her teenage daughter. The minister tells her if she takes care of her husband’s sexual …


Miscellany

Campus police in Gainesville, Fla., are recommending to the State Attorney’s Office that University of Florida senior wide receiver Aubrey Hill be charged with misdemeanor battery for allegedly assaulting his …


Accused Wife-Killer Posts Bond

A Spokane Valley man accused of killing his wife posted bond and was released from jail Friday evening after the conditions of his release were changed in court action Thursday. …


Slain Woman Was Cut More Than 30 Times Husband May Have Taken Knife Away From Woman After He Was Attacked, Investigators Say

The woman who was stabbed to death in her Spokane Valley home this week may have started the fight with her estranged husband, investigators said Friday. Mary “Cookie” Birnel suffered …


Doctor: Teen Was Sane At Time Of Murders

A College Place teenager accused of suffocating his sister and her friend was sane at the time of the slayings, a psychiatrist has found. The psychiatrist made the determination after …


Husband Arrested On Assault Charges

The husband of a Kootenai County Jail clerk got an up-close look at his wife’s workplace Tuesday. He was behind bars for allegedly threatening his wife with a revolver.


New Hire Awaits Fate

Dan McCarney’s future as Iowa State’s football coach remains in doubt, even as he apologized for any embarrassment that resulted from accusations that he beat his wife. Iowa State president …


She Didn’t Win In Court, But She Learned To Stand Up

Lennette Lund, 32, Spokane


Man Accused Of Shooting Girlfriend Faces Life Term

A Spokane man accused of gunning down his girlfriend faces mandatory life imprisonment if convicted of murder. Gary Quarles has a long criminal record, including violent crimes exposing him to …


After Year In Jail, Killer Going To Prison

Nearly one year after he was sentenced to 18 years to life for the brutal beating death of his wife, Danny Ray Aeschliman is on his way to prison. The …


Woman To Stand Trial In Husband’s Death

Darlene Caba is unshackled in the Kootenai County Courthouse for a preliminary hearing Thursday. She is accused of killing her husband. Photo by Jesse Tinsley/The Spokesman-Review


Man Pleads Innocent In Courthouse Killings Prosecutors Haven’t Decided Whether To Seek Death Penalty

This time there was no shortage of courtroom security. At least a dozen bailiffs, jail guards and King County police officers were present Thursday for the arraignment of Timothy Craig …


Seattle Shooter May Get Death Penalty Man Accused Of Killing Pregnant Wife, Two Other Women In Courthouse To Be Charged With First-Degree Murder Counts

A computer lab technician accused of fatally shooting his pregnant estranged wife and two other women in the county courthouse was ordered held without bond Friday pending filing of charges. …


Court Rules Woman Deserved Beatings

A man who said he beat his girlfriend because she constantly berated him was acquitted because a court ruled the woman deserved it. Women’s groups called the ruling a setback …


Seattle Shooting Leaves Two Dead Man Kills Pregnant Wife And Friend At King County Courthouse

1. Suspect Timothy Blackwell is held down by jail officers on the second floor of the King County Courthouse. Photo by Associated Press 2. Blackwell


Women At Risk Of Beatings Get Alarms

Pocket-size alarms that can summon police at the press of a button were handed out free Wednesday to a dozen women who are at high risk of being beaten by …


Soldier Held In Slaying Of Wife, Daughter

A Fort Lewis soldier has been arrested for investigation of murder in the slayings of his wife and 9-month-old daughter. Herbert L. Boissineau, 26, was booked Monday night into the …


Skinhead Brothers Accused Of Killings

Two buzz-cut brothers, one with “Sieg Heil!” tattooed on his forehead, are suspected of beating and stabbing their parents and brother to death then fleeing in the family car, police …


Federal Domestic Violence Law Tested Man Charged With Spousal Abuse Is First To Be Tried In Federal Court

Chris Bailey faces federal charges he beat his wife, who remains in a coma. Photo by Associated Press


Woman, Baby Found Dead; Husband Sought

A young mother and her baby daughter were found dead Sunday in their apartment, and investigators were seeking the woman’s husband for questioning. A neighbor reported the grisly discovery Sunday …


Sobbing Dad: `My Family Was My World’ But Fleming Has Been Convicted At Least Twice Of Spousal Abuse, Police Say

Michael Fleming is escorted Wednesday past members of the news media. Photo by Associated Press


Four In Family Shot; Police Hold Husband

Four members of a family with a history of domestic disputes were shot to death Sunday, and the husband of one of the victims surrendered, police said. The dead were …


Analysts Say O.J.’S Defense Losing Ground Evidence, Witness Credibility Leaving Fewer Options

Police Detective Mark Fuhrman. File/Associated Press


Senators Want To Warn Couples Of Hazards In Marriage The Measure, Sponsored Mostly By Women, Would Revise Wording Of Marriage Licenses

Marriage may be hazardous to your health, and it’s time Washington’s blissful betrothed be so informed when they apply for a marriage license, some state senators say. The handful of …


Hitting Close To Home Abuse Often Unpunished Experts Seek New Ways To Help Victims, Spouses

Spokane County Prosecutor Mark Lindsey remembers the faces of three women killed by escalating domestic violence. Photo by Dan Pelle/The Spokesman-Review