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UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 8, 2020

Fight that left man with fatal head wounds followed night of bar-hopping in Spokane Valley

Daniel Jarman and Joseph Riley had been friendly with each other while hanging out with several women on the night of Dec. 28. Then the two men started arguing, and …

UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 7, 2020

Man dies after Spokane Valley bar fight; detectives looking for witnesses

A 40-year-old man died Friday evening after five days in the hospital with severe head injuries. The fight occurred in the early hours of Dec. 29 in the parking lot …

UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 14, 2019

Spokane police investigating man’s death following rap battle, fistfight; victim was withdrawing rape plea

Witnesses told police Robert R. Ellison, 37, and another man competed in a rap battle that resulted in an argument and punches being thrown, according to court documents. One of …

UPDATED: Sat., July 20, 2019

Downtown brawl, stabbings tie up police, send 3 to hospital early Saturday

It took more than 17 Spokane Police Department Officers to contain an early Saturday morning brawl that sent three people to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, including a man with …

Sweden detains rapper A$AP Rocky after street fight

U.S. rapper A$AP Rocky was ordered held by a Swedish court Friday for two weeks in pre-trial detention while police investigate a fight in downtown Stockholm.

UPDATED: Tue., April 2, 2019

Large fight prompts search of Spokane River

Police and fire personnel spent several hours Monday evening unsuccessfully searching for people who reportedly jumped into the Spokane River after a large fight broke out near Minnehaha Park.

UPDATED: Sat., March 16, 2019

Coeur d’Alene snowball fight doesn’t break record, but still delights combatants

Dozens of people showed up at McEuen Park for a slushy snowball skirmish Saturday before the St. Patrick’s Day Parade. Winter soldiers young and old let snowballs fly at the …

Records detail fight at Ferris High School that led to resource officer’s resignation

It all started over a tattoo and a pair of sneakers. Records released this past week by Spokane Public Schools reveal what started the Jan. 24 altercation that prompted a …

UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 21, 2019

Victim of alleged assault in fight between Spokane neighbors over snow broke 2 ribs, bone in face, court records say

A man accused of attacking his neighbor over blowing snow into each others’ properties appeared Wednesday in Spokane County Superior Court where his bond was set at $2,000.

UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 20, 2018

Hayden man cleared of hate crime, found guilty of battery in altercation with Spokane church group last summer

Richard A. Sovenski Jr. faces a potential sentence of up to six months in county jail for the attack, which was caught on video. However, jurors did not believe his …

Man dead after fight at Ford Idaho Center

A 24-year-old man died following a fight at the Ford Idaho Center early Saturday morning, according to Nampa Police.

Lawsuit: Care home forced disabled man to fight to the death

A developmentally disabled Missouri man was forced to fight another man for the “amusement” of people who ran the private care home where he lived and was left to die …

Pregnant woman and service dog punched on Frontier flight in Orlando

A 59-year-old man punched a deaf pregnant woman and her service dog inside a Frontier flight upon landing in Orlando on Friday, Orlando Police said.

UPDATED: Thu., March 22, 2018

Septuagenarian smackdown? Trump, Biden trade fighting words

President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden are in a rhetorical smackdown over who could clean the other’s clock in a brawl.

UPDATED: Sun., Dec. 3, 2017

Two arrested after fight leaves adult, child injured in North Idaho

An adult and a 10-year-old were injured after an altercation spiraled into a SWAT-response incident in North Idaho Friday evening.

UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 3, 2017

George Foreman challenges Steven Seagal to 10-round fight

Former heavyweight champion George Foreman has challenged big-screen tough guy Steven Seagal to a real-life fight.

UPDATED: Thu., June 15, 2017

DC police seek arrest of Turkish agents for melee, angering Erdogan

Police in the U.S. capital are seeking the arrest of a dozen Turkish security agents and two others accused of taking part in a violent attack on protesters during an …

UPDATED: Fri., May 5, 2017

100 years ago in Spokane: Police called to break up near riot at Indians game after umpire punches manager

An umpire at the Spokane Indians game struck a manager upset that the ump had been calling pitches balls as a penalty for delaying the game.

Prison fight spurs lockdown at Oregon State Penitentiary

Oregon State Penitentiary officials say a brawl involving roughly 20 inmates caused a lockdown.

Oregon man gets 14 years for baby assault, jail fight

An Oregon man has been sentenced to 14 years in prison after pleading no contest to assaulting a baby and, later, a fellow inmate at the Linn County Jail.

Mall fights send post-holiday shoppers scrambling for exits

Fights broke out at malls around the country Monday night sending shoppers, who were looking for post-holiday deals, scrambling for the exits.

Prison unit on lockdown after 2 fights; 1 inmate injured

Two large fights led to a lockdown at the Washington State Penitentiary in Walla Walla.

Bremerton ferry turns around due to fight between passengers

Officials say a Washington state ferry sailing from Bremerton to Seattle had to turn back because of a fight between passengers.

Police: 30-person melee at Wal-Mart leads to 4 arrests

Authorities are continuing to investigate a 30-person brawl at a western New York Wal-Mart that led to four arrests.

Police seek witnesses to fight outside Lucky’s Irish Pub

Spokane Police are looking for witnesses to a fight outside Lucky’s Irish Pub early Sunday morning that left a man in critical condition.

Man injures Holy Family Hospital security guard in brawl

A man previously banned from Holy Family Hospital for disruptive behavior got in a brawl with hospital security guards Thursday night as he tried to force his way inside.

Sentence vacated for 2012 stabbings outside Spokane bar

A man sentenced to more than 20 years in prison after stabbing two strangers in a drunken brawl outside a Hillyard bar in 2012 likely will have his jail time …

Hoopfest teams removed from tournament after fight

Hoopfest wasn’t so cuddly for two teams at the Snapple #2 court on Mallon Avenue.

Beaten WSU instructor recovering at home

SPOKANE — The family of Washington State University instructor David Warner who was beaten March 30 outside a Pullman bar says he is now recovering at home from a severe …

Prosecutor won’t press charges in football fight

The Whitman County Prosecutor declined to pursue criminal charges against a against University of Idaho football player who punched out a Washington State University athlete at a Pullman house party …