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Stevens County jury convicts man of killing wife

A Stevens County jury today convicted a man of first-degree murder after he was charged with pumping 10 bullets into his wife in 2009 after she indicated that she was …


SPD officer questioned in court about support for Thompson

A Spokane police officer who says he feared for his life after being threatened by a felon was asked in court Wednesday about supportive comments he posted on a Facebook …


Guilty verdict in N. Idaho road rage trial

For the second time in six years a Kootenai County jury has convicted a man of second-degree murder for fatally running over a woman during a 2006 road rage encounter …


Jury convicts man in 2nd road rage murder trial

A jury today convicted a North Idaho man of second-degree murder for fatally running over a woman during a 2006 road rage incident with her husband and two daughters.


Retrial begins in 2006 Idaho road rage death

Prosecutors say he used his vehicle as a weapon against two sisters and their mother in an angry road encounter fueled by his own rage. But Jonathan Wade Ellington’s lawyers …


Judge denies request to interview Zehm jurors

A judge has denied a request by former Spokane police Officer Karl Thompson’s attorneys to interview the jurors who convicted Thompson last month of two felonies in connection with the …


Detective gets $700,000

A jury on Friday awarded more than $700,000 to a Spokane police detective after finding he was wrongfully fired and then retaliated against by Spokane police Chief Anne Kirkpatrick. The …


Baton use quick, jury told

Two Spokane women who were teenagers when they saw Spokane police Officer Karl Thompson confront Otto Zehm at a convenience store told jurors in Thompson’s excessive force trial Friday that …


Judge orders evidence in ‘dysfunctional’ case

The city of Spokane must produce emails regarding its contract with a police department psychologist as part of preparation for a wrongful termination lawsuit filed by a detective, a judge …


FBI to build more bombs in MLK Day trial

A federal judge has ordered FBI experts to construct three bombs similar to the one allegedly planted at the Martin Luther King Jr. Day Unity March on Jan. 17, as …


Pair’s trial weighs link to fatal Halloween blast

Trial began Tuesday in the case of two men charged with manslaughter after a homemade bomb killed a 28-year-old man outside a party north of Chattaroy last fall. Christapher A. …


Trial begins in Chattaroy bomb fatality

Trial began today in the case of two men charged with manslaughter after a homemade bomb killed a 28-year-old man outside a party north of Chattaroy last fall. Christapher A. …


Retrial delayed in 2006 murder case

A man convicted of murder based in part on what the Idaho Supreme Court ruled was false testimony from a state trooper is now scheduled to stand trial in November. …


New lawyer seeks retrial for Steele

The recently disbarred lawyer who defended North Idaho attorney Edgar Steele at his murder-for-hire trial said in a motion seeking a new trial for Steele that he acted ineffectively because …


DNA evidence reveals new suspect in 2007 slaying

Authorities in Spokane are questioning whether the wrong man was sent to prison for the murder of a porn-shop owner in 2007. A recent DNA match in the case has …


Edgar Steele guilty on all counts

A jury of 11 women and 1 man convicted Edgar Steele of hiring a hitman-turned-FBI-informant to kill his wife and mother in law.


Boise jury deliberating in Steele trial

BOISE – A jury of 11 women and one man will continue deliberating today in the case of a North Idaho lawyer accused of hiring a man to kill his …


Jury goes home in Steele murder-for-hire case

BOISE - A jury of 11 women and one man has begun deliberations in the case of a North Idaho lawyer accused of hiring a man to kill his wife …


Edgar Steele murder-for-hire trial wrapping up

Lawyers in the Edgar Steele murder-for-hire trial could give closing arguments as early as Wednesday.


Mistrial declared in Strine trial after purported acquittal

Wails from a victim’s daughter filled the courtroom just after the judge read what jurors had initially presented as a unanimous acquittal. But seconds later, one juror said she didn’t …


Mistrial declared in vehicular homicide case

A mistrial was declared this afternoon in the vehicular homicide and assault trial of a Spokane stockbroker.


Driver testifies he wasn’t drunk at time of fatal crash

A Spokane stockbroker admits to drinking alcohol the day his Mercedes crashed into a motorcycle, paralyzing the driver and killing the passenger, but he told jurors he wasn’t drunk. He’d …


Husband recounts fatal crash

Gary Keller remembers the crash that killed his wife and left him paralyzed: He said it started with a silver flash. “I remember a big crash, and I remember flying …


Driver convicted in crash with cops

A jury on Thursday convicted a Spokane woman of three counts of vehicular assault for a crash that injured three police detectives last summer. Tonia S. Vansant, 38, faces 33 …


Attempted murder, kidnap case ends with acquittal

A Deer Park man was acquitted Thursday of charges that he’d kidnapped his wife and her new lover and tried to throw them off a bridge. A jury of seven …


Jury acquits man of attempted murder, kidnapping

A Deer Park man was acquitted Thursday of allegations that he’d kidnapped his wife and her new lover and tried to throw them off a bridge.


Woman convicted in crash that injured Spokane detectives

A jury today convicted a Spokane woman of three counts of vehicular assault for a crash that injured three police detectives last summer.


Jury convicts Elton of 2 misdemeanors

A jury today convicted a Spokane man of two counts of misdemeanor harassment against City Council President Joe Shogan and Betsy Cowles, chairwoman of the company that owns The Spokesman-Review.


Trial set for accused crossbow killer Strandberg

A mentally ill Spokane man accused of murdering a woman with a crossbow more than two years ago is set for trial in January 2011 after a judge ruled he’s …


WV grad guilty of rape, murder

RENO, Nev. – A former Spokane man was convicted Thursday of raping and strangling a 19-year-old college student during a string of attacks that had the city of Reno on …