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Millions sought in Italy homicide; Seattle woman among accused

A lawyer representing the family of a British college student slain in Italy is seeking $37 million in damages from an American and two other defendants accused in the 2007 …


Idaho court rejects appeal in Pulaski murder

The Idaho Court of Appeals has rejected a request for post-conviction relief from a man convicted of killing his apartment manager with a Pulaski.


Homicide victim’s roommate arrested on drug charge

The roommate of a man found dead near Green Bluff last week has been arrested on a felony drug charge.


Man died of gunshot wound; love seat sought

The man found dead near Green Bluff Sunday died of a single gunshot wound to the head, the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office announced today.


Homicide victim ID’d; home searched

Investigators searched a home in north Spokane on Tuesday where they say a man found dead near Green Bluff lived. The body of Jesus J. Torres Valdovinos, 25, was dropped …


Italian court turns down Amanda Knox request

The Italian court hearing the trial of former University of Washington student Amanda Knox has turned down a request for further testing on a knife believed to be a murder …


Two donate to reward for murder suspect’s arrest

The reward for information leading to the capture of a Spokane man accused of gunning down two men in a dispute over a car trade is up to $1,750.


Possible homicide reported in Stevens Co.

Detectives are investigating a possible homicide in Stevens County.


Second victim ID’d in double homicide

The second victim in Saturday’s double homicide has been identified as Jacob J. Potter, 45.


Suspect at large after shooting

The shooting deaths of two men in Spokane on Saturday may have been sparked by little more than a dispute over two run-down cars, witnesses say. Jack Lamere and a …


Expert: Stress confused UW student accused in Italy killing

ROME — A neurologist testified for the defense Friday at the trial of former University of Washington student Amanda Knox who is accused of killing her British roommate.


Woman killed, man injured

A man who investigators say killed his wife and severely beat the man she was having sex with when he walked in on them earlier this month pleaded innocent Thursday …


Suspect pleads innocent in wife’s slaying

A man who investigators say killed his wife and severely beat the man she was having sex with when he walked in on them earlier this month pleaded innocent Thursday …


Teen gets 22 years for dad’s murder

A teenager who helped beat and stab her father to death has been sentenced to 22 years in prison.


Knox defense witness in Italy doubts DNA evidence

DNA evidence at the center of a murder trial in Italy of an American student accused of killing her roommate is unreliable, according to a forensic expert testifying for the …


Veteran, wife died from single gunshot wounds

An Iraqi war veteran and his wife found dead early Saturday in Republic both died of single gunshot wounds, authorities said today.


Veteran, wife found dead in Republic

An Iraq war veteran and his wife were found shot to death in Republic on Saturday in what appeared to be a murder and suicide. Ferry County Prosecutor Mike Sandona, …


Valley man arrested in death of girlfriend

Neighbors on North Bowman Road in Spokane Valley were shocked by a homicide that happened in their midst Saturday evening when a 33-year-old pregnant woman was killed, allegedly by her …


Sketch shows ‘person of interest’ in fatal stabbing

The man stabbed to death early Saturday had been challenged “to come and meet” for a fight hours before he was a killed, according to court documents filed Thursday.


Police ID victim in Saturday’s homicide

Police released a description of a suspected killer Monday, two days after a man was stabbed to death in a Spokane parking lot.


Teen killed in Grant Co. gang fight identified

A 17-year-old Ephrata boy killed last weekend in what officials describe as a gang-related shooting was identified Tuesday as Michael Flores, according to the Grant County Coroner’s Office.


Five officers on leave after man’s fatal shooting

The fatal shooting of a man armed with a butcher knife Friday in northeast Spokane involved three senior police officers with a combined 35 years of experience in the Spokane …


Suspect in stabbing identified

Spokane police have identified a suspect in the Monday night stabbing death of Vitaly M. Shevchuk, and are asking the public for help finding her. Detectives say they have probable …


Another suspect identified in fatal stabbing

Police have identified a suspect in the Monday night stabbing death of Vitaly M. Shevchuk, and are asking the public for help finding her.


Stabbing is city’s fifth homicide of year

Vitaly M. Shevchuk headed out with a friend Monday night to buy a pack of cigarettes. He ended up stabbed to death. The 24-year-old’s death is the fifth homicide Spokane …


Pregnant woman was suffocated before fire

An autopsy found that a pregnant woman whose body was found in a burned Moscow duplex had been suffocated or strangled before the fire started.


Man gets 7 years in killing

Benjamin R. Howard, 24, pleaded guilty Wednesday to second-degree manslaughter in connection with the June 3, 2008, stabbing death of Kenneth P. Jordan. Howard received a sentence of about seven …


Man charged with killing pregnant wife

The husband of a pregnant woman whose body was found in their burned apartment has been charged with killing his wife and their unborn baby. Moscow, Idaho, police arrested 25-year-old …


Husband arrested in Moscow woman’s death

MOSCOW — Moscow police have arrested the husband of a pregnant woman whose body was found in their burned apartment.


Authorities: No one ruled out in Moscow death

Authorities said Monday they hope to release more information by the end of the week or possibly file charges in connection with the death of a 28-year-old pregnant school teacher …