Stories tagged: domestic violence
Sat., Oct. 14, 2017
The first time Aida Ortiz expressed concerns about her marriage, her mostly Catholic family encouraged her to keep it together. But her husband’s fits of rage became more frequent, and …
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 4, 2017
A former Spokane County Sheriff’s detective left with a brain injury and the loss of an eyeball after an off-duty brawl in 2013 is suing Cigna Health Insurance for discontinuing …
Sun., Sept. 24, 2017
Healing from abuse is a lifelong process. Mable C. Dunbar knows about that personally. She grew up experiencing some physical and emotional abuse. However, Dunbar said she experienced God’s healing …
Sat., Sept. 16, 2017
My experience suggests that the outsize attention paid to the shooter’s particular beliefs obscures the real connections between mass shooters. What binds them together and elevates their likelihood of killing …
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 17, 2017
A Spokane man arrested for beating his girlfriend with a baseball bat Wednesday is an actor who recently appeared in an episode of “Twin Peaks” and was a regular background …
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 16, 2017
The Seattle Seahawks have signed former San Francisco 49ers starting cornerback Tramaine Brock. The 49ers released Brock during the offseason after he was arrested and accused of hitting a woman …
UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 6, 2017
New Los Angeles Clippers center Willie Reed was jailed Sunday in Miami on a battery charge.
Fri., Aug. 4, 2017
The touring vaudeville performers at the Pantages Theater arrived with their own special baggage car, containing all of their luggage and props.
UPDATED: Thu., July 27, 2017
A Utah man killed his wife aboard an Alaska cruise and told an acquaintance who later walked into the couple’s blood-splattered room that he did it because she laughed at …
Sun., July 23, 2017
Tougher laws on driving under the influence, domestic violence and gun background checks take effect on Sunday, along with scores of others.
Sun., July 16, 2017
Jenny Moeller, founder of the Spokane group Create Your Statement, has built curriculum around teaching teenagers to recognize danger signs and empower them to avoid unhealthy relationships.
UPDATED: Tue., July 11, 2017
A Spokane Police Department officer was arrested on a charge of domestic violence early Tuesday morning.
UPDATED: Thu., July 6, 2017
Armed man killed by officers on Spokane’s South Hill had history of stalking, threatening ex-girlfriend, police say
A man who was
UPDATED: Mon., July 3, 2017
A man was shot and killed early Monday by police officers responding to a domestic violence incident just south of Spokane.
UPDATED: Fri., June 30, 2017
An Eastern Washington University football player arrested on a domestic violence charge last week has been dismissed from the team.
Mon., May 8, 2017
The nation’s most prominent domestic violence hotline reports a sharp increase in calls from abuse victims struggling with issues related to their immigration status.
Wed., April 12, 2017
A 9-year-old boy wounded by a gunman who opened fire and killed his estranged wife at a California elementary school was recovering Wednesday and in good spirits, his family said.
UPDATED: Thu., March 30, 2017
A man in the Spokane County Jail since July accused of assaulting his then-girlfriend is now suspected of trying to hire at least two hit men to kill her.
Fri., March 17, 2017
Former Michigan cornerback and NFL prospect Jourdan Lewis has been charged with misdemeanor domestic violence after authorities say he assaulted his girlfriend. Lewis was arraigned Thursday in 15th District Court …
Fri., March 17, 2017
Thursday was the last day on the job for Deputy Spokane County Prosecutor Joe Kuhlman, who resigned. But nobody is saying why.
UPDATED: Fri., March 10, 2017
The Spokane County Sheriff’s deputy shot and wounded in the shoulder during a SWAT standoff Monday has been identified as Sgt. Harold Whapeles.
UPDATED: Fri., March 10, 2017
Hours before a former bank executive died
UPDATED: Thu., March 9, 2017
The man accused of killing a Coeur d’Alene resident Wednesday was found dead in a car on Bruss Road near Highway 53 Thursday afternoon.
Wed., Feb. 15, 2017
A bill to align sexual assault protection orders with orders related to domestic violence and harassment makes perfect sense, but this is the advocates’ third try. The objections have never …
Thu., Jan. 26, 2017
A 61-year-old Browning man is in federal custody on suspicion of killing his wife by running her over with a pickup truck near U.S. Highway 2 between Browning and Cut …
Thu., Dec. 29, 2016
Coeur d’Alene police say they found a man dead in a home early Thursday after responding to a report of a domestic dispute.
Wed., Dec. 14, 2016
Authorities are searching for a 32-year-old man who allegedly strangled a woman until she lost consciousness at a residence in Spokane Valley.
Wed., Nov. 30, 2016
The Union Gospel Mission later this month will open a new crisis shelter for women and children, replacing an old motel on East Sprague Avenue that the nonprofit has used …
Sun., Nov. 20, 2016
Drugs and violence separated Avery McFarland from her mother, Stephanie Skupien, nine years ago when Avery was a little girl. Now they’re forging a new relationship.
Mon., Nov. 14, 2016
In early October, a 46-year-old nursing assistant was found brutally beaten outside a burning trailer in north Spokane. Now she faces charges of using methamphetamine and financially exploiting a patient …