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UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 6, 2019

Millionaire charged with wife’s death arrested in Mexico

A millionaire fugitive charged with killing his wife in California spent the past four years in Mexico until intense media coverage led to hundreds of tips and eventually his capture, …

Coeur d’Alene police arrest fugitive from Indiana

Coeur d’Alene police arrested a man on Wednesday wanted in Indiana for child molestation charges.

He was featured on ‘Wanted Wednesday.’ Richland fugitive’s Facebook negotiations go viral

A social-media savvy criminal is in jail after his promises to police on Facebook to turn himself in went viral.

Tacoma fugitive returned to U.S. after decade on the run

A former Tacoma man wanted for investigation of second-degree murder has been returned to Washington state after more than a decade on the run.

UPDATED: Thu., July 19, 2018

Montana searches for probationer, woman in danger

A state judge has issued a $500,000 warrant for the arrest of a probationer who is believed to have left northwestern Montana with a woman who may be in danger.

UPDATED: Fri., May 25, 2018

Coeur d’Alene woman skips court hearing for embezzlement as investigation into husband’s death continues

Charged with embezzling $500,000 and the last person to see her husband alive, Lori Isenberg missed her arraignment today for the second time this week. She has reportedly sold her …

Fugitive in 1989 drug case caught walking to U.S. from Canada

A fugitive who was arrested walking across a remote part of the U.S.-Canada border will face charges dating back to 1989 that he was a member of a trafficking ring …

Police capture accused child abuser hiding in rural Idaho

Authorities arrested a fugitive in Idaho after a two-week hunt on charges of sexually abusing a 10-year-old girl.

UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 5, 2017

Nabbed at a Pizza Hut, fugitive lawyer returns to justice

A fugitive Kentucky lawyer who disappeared six months ago before facing a prison sentence for his central role in a massive Social Security fraud case has been captured in Honduras …

UPDATED: Mon., June 26, 2017

Bombs found in Montana home after Kansas fugitive’s arrest

Federal agents found homemade bombs in the Montana home of a man they suspect is the “AK-47 Bandit,” who is wanted for a string of bank robberies and is accused …

Search near Billings for man who might be armed, dangerous

Authorities in southern Montana are looking for a man with an extensive criminal history who might be armed and dangerous.

UPDATED: Sat., April 15, 2017

Fugitive Mexican ex-Gov. Javier Duarte detained in Guatemala

Javier Duarte, the fugitive former governor of Mexico’s Veracruz state who is accused of running a corruption ring to pilfer from state coffers, was detained in Guatemala on Saturday.

Fugitive wanted in Mississippi killing arrested in Oregon

A Mississippi man wanted in the strangulation death of his roommate has been arrested in Portland.

Authorities: Twin Falls shooting suspect flees country

Authorities say a Twin Falls man awaiting trial following a shooting in a south-central Idaho park has fled the country.

UPDATED: Sat., March 4, 2017

Malden man who hid body of dead teenager in safe arrested again in Spokane

Bobby J. Bilderback, 48, faces assault and weapons charges after an altercation at his home in Malden, according to the Whitman County Sheriff’s Office. Bilderback spent time in prison for …

Feds say fugitive lived in Oregon under crash victim’s name

Federal authorities say a man charged in the 1999 abduction and sexual assault of a southern Indiana girl assumed the identity of a car crash victim as he avoided arrest …

Fugitive Mexican murder suspect deported after capture near Othello

A Mexican man arrested near Othello in August who was wanted for a homicide in his native country has been deported.

Details emerge from Oklahoma gun battle that left fugitive dead

A fierce gun battle with Oklahoma troopers left a homicide suspect dead and ended a weeklong manhunt for the man suspected in a string of violent crimes across the state, …

$50K reward for capture of fugitive polygamist Lyle Jeffs

Federal authorities are offering a $50,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of fugitive polygamous sect leader Lyle Jeffs.

Ohio fugitive arrested in New Mexico officer’s death; 1 held

Authorities don’t yet know why a New Mexico police officer in a small village famous for its green chile pulled over two Ohio murder suspects before being gunned down.

Spokane police officers arrest Idaho murder suspect

Two Spokane police officers nabbed an Idaho murder suspect Saturday night. Officers Chris Johnson and Joe Matt arrested the suspect, James P. Mancuso, who matched the description of a reckless …

One of FBI’s most-wanted fugitives caught on Mexican border

Authorities say one of the FBI’s 10 Most Wanted Fugitives has been captured on the border with Mexico, a man wanted in the death of his pregnant girlfriend.

Real estate heir Robert Durst’s plea deal approved

Real estate heir Robert Durst will serve 7 years, 1 month in prison on a weapons charge – more than 4

Citing security concerns, judge orders Western State Hospital escapee to remain in federal custody

Anthony Garver will undergo a competency evaluation at a federal institution, U.S. District Court Senior Judge Edward F. Shea ruled Thursday. Garver sparked a statewide manhunt earlier this month after …

Fugitive mental patient Anthony Garver mum during Spokane court hearing

The 28-year-old who escaped custody at Western State Hospital last week and was found in the hills above Spokane Valley said nothing during a brief court appearance Monday. He’ll remain …

Grant county fugitive on run

An armed and dangerous fugitive is on the loose near Royal City, Washington.

Fugitive found dead after SWAT standoff in Coeur d’Alene

A violent fugitive who barricaded himself inside a Coeur d’Alene house Saturday night was found dead when a SWAT team entered the residence Sunday morning. The Coeur d’Alene Police Department …

Search for fugitive Minnesota camp leader again turns to Spokane

Minnesota investigators left Spokane empty-handed in 2012 after hoping to nab a self-proclaimed minister accused of sexually assaulting girls and young women at a secluded camp north of Minneapolis. Their …

Police say fugitives nabbed at motel wanted to die

A woman shot in the hand by a sniper with the Spokane County sheriff’s SWAT team during a motel standoff Tuesday morning told officers she would not surrender, according to …

Police: Woman shot by SWAT officers wanted ‘suicide by cop’

Bonnie Ulrick, 37, told deputies over the phone she was armed and would not surrender before being struck by a sniper bullet during a SWAT standoff early Tuesday, according to …