Stories tagged: domestic violence
Thu., March 21, 2019
Instead of raising fares, Spokane Mayor C.M. Fassett said that increased ridership might soon solve the financial woes of Spokane streetcar companies.
UPDATED: Tue., March 12, 2019
A SWAT team was called to a north Spokane residence Tuesday to help defuse a domestic situation in which a man was arrested for allegedly assaulting his roommate while her …
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 4, 2019
A Spokane police officer accused in 2017 of hitting his girlfriend was found not guilty Monday of four counts of misdemeanor domestic assault.
Sat., Feb. 2, 2019
Last-minute attempts to avoid a general strike in Seattle failed, and the city was bracing for the worst.
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 24, 2019
A 25-year-old woman is accused of shooting and killing a person in a home in east Spokane before running to a nearby shopping area, where she was arrested Thursday morning. …
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 3, 2019
Prosecutors have decided not to pursue a domestic violence charge against Washington Redskins linebacker Reuben Foster, though the NFL continues to review the matter. NFL spokesman Brian McCarthy says the …
UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 19, 2018
Police arrested a woman Tuesday evening accused of stabbing a man with a broken kitchen knife inside their North Spokane home.
Tue., Dec. 18, 2018
Former Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice says he’s not speaking out against domestic violence as a way to rejoin the NFL.
UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 4, 2018
The NFL’s handling of violence accusations against Kareem Hunt shows the league still reacts heavily based on public perception.
UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 3, 2018
Police arrested a man early Monday on suspicion that he assaulted his fiance and pointed a gun at officers. No shots were fired.
UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 1, 2018
The Kansas City Chiefs released running back Kareem Hunt on Friday night after video surfaced that showed the NFL’s reigning rushing champion knocking over and kicking a woman in a …
Mon., Oct. 8, 2018
In September, Idaho Legal Aid Service, Inc. was awarded a federal grant of $480,014 from the Office on Violence Against Women’s Rural Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, and Stalking …
Sat., Oct. 6, 2018
The authoritarian president of Belarus has rejected a prospective law against domestic violence as Western “nonsense,” saying that physical punishment could be “useful” in raising children.
Sun., Sept. 23, 2018
On Aug. 29, a magistrate judge declined a Canyon County prosecutor’s request to put a no-contact order in place between Philip Butler and his wife. Two weeks later, police believe …
UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 3, 2018
Bellingham Police K-9 officer Danek was left with an injured leg and a limp after helping apprehend a 40-year-old man suspected of trying to force his way into a house …
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 24, 2018
Several YWCA legal advocates recognized area law enforcement Thursday morning at the fifth annual Law Enforcement Appreciation Breakfast at the facility’s West Central building on Monroe Street.
Sat., Aug. 18, 2018
A former Bellevue police officer has been arrested again in a domestic violence case.
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 16, 2018
Police arrested a Spokane man accused of causing the death of his 3-week-old son by abusing him.
Sun., July 15, 2018
Kym Larsen is one of at least 10 domestic violence fatalities in Idaho so far this year, according the Idaho Coalition Against Sexual & Domestic Violence.
UPDATED: Thu., July 12, 2018
Police reports show officers responded to several nonviolent disputes at the home where Buffalo Bills star LeSean McCoy was attempting to evict his former girlfriend before an unidentified man bloodied …
Mon., July 9, 2018
Thursday was a particularly tragic day in regard to domestic violence in Idaho with five people being fatally shot throughout the state, including two couples who died in separate murder-suicides.
UPDATED: Thu., July 5, 2018
Coeur d’Alene entrepreneur Nicholas R. Smoot, who has gained attention for his work in bringing an internet startup culture to North Idaho, was arrested Wednesday under suspicion of domestic battery.
Thu., July 5, 2018
Shawn Vestal: Domestic violence is one of Spokane’s biggest public health problems. Time to end the silence.
Hundreds of times every month, someone in Spokane County picks up the phone and calls police to report violence in their home. A husband beat a wife, or a wife …
UPDATED: Mon., July 2, 2018
A three-hour armed standoff Monday evening in Spokane Valley led the the arrest of one man
UPDATED: Sun., June 17, 2018
Police arrested a man Saturday evening who is under suspicion of deliberately setting his house on fire during a violent altercation with his girlfriend.
UPDATED: Tue., June 12, 2018
A Newman Lake man accused of beating his girlfriend to death in November was sentenced to 16 years in prison earlier this month.
UPDATED: Mon., June 11, 2018
U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions says domestic and gang violence will generally not be considered grounds for asylum.
Fri., June 8, 2018
San Diego Padres pitcher Jose Torres has accepted a suspension without pay for the rest of the year by Major League Baseball after his December arrest on domestic violence charges.
Tue., May 29, 2018
Idaho authorities say a woman who was shot during a domestic violence situation near Caldwell on Monday has died.
Tue., May 8, 2018
This year, two Wilder girls decided to use their senior project as a chance to address the issue of dating and domestic violence.