Stories tagged: homicide
UPDATED: Wed., May 8, 2019, 7:38 p.m.
Kootenai County sheriff’s deputies are investigating the death of a girl in Hayden.
Tue., May 7, 2019, 6:50 a.m.
Spokane police say the 35-year-old victim in the April 28 fatal East Central shooting exchanged rounds of gunfire with unidentified shooter before collapsing near a porch.
UPDATED: Wed., May 1, 2019, 7:45 p.m.
The Spokane County Medical Examiner has confirmed the identity of a man killed Sunday night in a drive-by shooting in East Central as Jason Allison, 35, who died from multiple …
UPDATED: Mon., April 29, 2019, 10:18 p.m.
Spokane police are investigating a fatal drive-by shooting that erupted Sunday evening in Spokane’s East Central neighborhood.
Thu., April 4, 2019
100 years ago in Spokane: Washington Water Power says it will buy bankrupt downtown steam plant; chewing gum craze arrives
The Washington Water Power Co, announced that it was ready to purchase the property of the bankrupt Spokane Heat, Light and Power Co. – which we know today as the …
UPDATED: Mon., April 1, 2019, 6:15 p.m.
Cheney police officers won’t face charges in death of man who investigators say was attempting suicide-by-cop
Spokane County prosecutors have elected not to file criminal charges against three Cheney police officers who shot and killed a man late last year during an alleged suicide by cop.
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.
Sat., March 16, 2019, 5 a.m.
Spokane County Sheriff’s deputies say murder-suicide a possibility in unattended deaths of Newport couple
While Spokane County Sheriff’s deputies say murder-suicide is a possibility in the death of a Newport-area elderly couple, they don’t yet know how they died.
UPDATED: Thu., March 7, 2019, 6:20 p.m.
The second suspect in the 2017 baseball-bat beating death of an Airway Heights man pleaded guilty last week to first-degree manslaughter.
Sun., March 3, 2019, 2:22 p.m.
A driver suspected of killing two people and injuring seven others, most of them on bikes, as large crowds gathered in New Orleans for Mardi Gras told police after the …
Mon., Feb. 11, 2019, 12:39 p.m.
Police and sheriff’s deputies investigated more homicides last year than in the past 10 years. The Benton County Coroner’s Office said seven people died by homicide in 2018, including two …
UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 28, 2019, 7:37 p.m.
According to a news release, the man entered the United States legally in 2013, but shortly afterward authorities learned he had been arrested in Mexico in 2008 and 2009 on …
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 25, 2019, 6:37 p.m.
Appearing confused and agitated, homicide suspect Ashley Horning repeatedly referred to herself as Gypsy – rather than her legal first name – and told a judge directly that she didn’t …
Fri., Jan. 25, 2019, 12:49 p.m.
Nearly a month after three people were found shot and killed east of Port Angeles, the Clallam County Sheriff’s Office has made an arrest in the triple homicide that left …
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 24, 2019, 10:15 p.m.
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. …
Sun., Jan. 6, 2019
Derek Batton had pretty much beaten a heroin addiction by the time he was booked into the Grant County Jail, according to his family. Inside, though, things took a turn …
Thu., Jan. 3, 2019, 1:47 p.m.
A Boise man was arrested on a charge of first-degree murder Wednesday night in connection with a homicide in Washington from 1992.
UPDATED: Sun., Dec. 30, 2018, 10:14 p.m.
Officers found Richard White’s body facedown on the floor of his kitchen, with a pool of blood under his torso. His housemate “either truly believed, or acted like, he did …
Wed., Dec. 26, 2018
The “sensational developments” in the Rosa Kempf strychnine poisoning case, promised by the Spokane Daily Chronicle a day earlier, turned out to merely deepen the mystery.
Tue., Dec. 25, 2018
The mystery surrounding the strychnine death of Rosa Kempf, 22, continued to baffle investigators.
Fri., Dec. 21, 2018
100 years ago in Spokane: Strychnine poisoning case grows compilcated as second ‘sweetheart’ shows up
An autopsy revealed that Rosa Kempf died of strychnine poisoning.
UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 18, 2018, 6:56 a.m.
A woman stabbed late Sunday in her north Spokane apartment later died from her injuries.
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 21, 2018, 5:16 p.m.
A man is dead and a woman is in hospital care with life-threatening injuries after the woman’s estranged husband allegedly broke into her northeast Spokane home Tuesday evening and shot …
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 20, 2018, 7:05 p.m.
A 20-year-old defendant implicated in the 2017 baseball-bat beating death of an Airway Heights resident pleaded guilty earlier this month to manslaughter.
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 14, 2018, 6:15 p.m.
Spokane police are investigating the death of a man who reportedly shot himself in the head during sex.
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 23, 2018, 9:24 p.m.
Police arrested a man suspected of stabbing and killing another man early Tuesday at a downtown Spokane 7-Eleven after a fight broke out in the parking lot.
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 18, 2018, 9:46 p.m.
A Cheney man appeared before a judge Thursday to face charges that he allegedly killed his wife by lacing her ice cream with a lethal dose of pain medication in …
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 18, 2018, 9:31 p.m.
The victim of Wednesday’s fatal shooting in downtown Spokane has been identified as Eddie Daniels III, a 15-year-old student at Lewis and Clark High School.
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 18, 2018, 9:40 a.m.
Spokane police late Wednesday arrested a man suspected of shooting a teenager who later died from his injuries.
UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 15, 2018, 7:45 p.m.
The Bonner County Sheriff’s Office said the fatal shooting of a 39-year-old man on Friday afternoon appears to have been an act of self-defense.