Stories tagged: murder
Tue., Aug. 20, 2019, 6 p.m.
Grand jury charges witness with lying about suspect in 2001 slaying of federal prosecutor Thomas Wales
In what may be a break in the 18-year-old investigation into the shooting death of Assistant U.S. Attorney Thomas Wales in 2001, federal prosecutors have charged an Everett woman with …
UPDATED: Wed., July 31, 2019, 8:56 p.m.
A woman accused of killing of her child’s grandmother was found competent to stand trial and pleaded not guilty Tuesday after completing a psychological evaluation at Eastern State Hospital.
Mon., July 29, 2019, 5 a.m.
Family of white supremacist murder victims, including Spokane Valley City Council candidate, call for racial equity talk in the city
Lance Gurel, who is one of the candidates running against Spokane Valley City Councilman Arne Woodard, said this weekend the impending execution of Danny Lewis Lee shows why the city …
UPDATED: Fri., July 26, 2019, 9:52 a.m.
Triple murderer implicated in Spokane City Hall bombing to be first man executed as a result of new federal directive
The death sentence handed down to Danny Lewis Lee, a white supremacist who was implicated in the bombing of Spokane City Hall in 1996, was for a triple murder that …
UPDATED: Tue., July 23, 2019, 9:03 p.m.
Bryce J. Thompson, 19, confessed to a Spokane police detective that he planned the killing of Alyssa Dodd on July 17 but didn’t go through with a plan to kill …
Tue., July 16, 2019
But the 28-year-old said on the stand that her own life had been threatened before the fatal shooting.
UPDATED: Mon., July 15, 2019, 9:40 p.m.
Nearly two years in the waiting, attorneys finally began on Monday presenting evidence to determine whether accused Freeman High School shooter Caleb Sharpe will be tried for murder as a …
Mon., July 15, 2019
100 years ago in Spokane: Babe Langer’s defense in murder trial says woman was acting in self-defense
The 28-year-old was accused of murdering the man with whom she’d had a relationship. Edmond Haley had reportedly said he’d beat her for taking his whiskey.
UPDATED: Thu., July 11, 2019, 9:58 p.m.
Spokane County Sheriff’s Office investigates connection between shooting caught on video and fatal drive-by two days later in Wandermere
A home surveillance video uploaded last week by a Logan neighborhood homeowner appears to show a vehicle Spokane County sheriff’s deputies say was involved in a fatal drive-by shooting.
UPDATED: Tue., July 9, 2019, 9:08 p.m.
A stolen purse could be the motivation behind this weekend’s fatal drive-by shooting in the Wandermere area.
Thu., July 4, 2019, 2:42 p.m.
One of the suspects in the June shooting deaths of five people in White Swan was arraigned on a federal carjacking charge.
UPDATED: Thu., July 4, 2019, 3:26 p.m.
Cheney man who allegedly killed wife with ice cream moves to Oklahoma, pleads not guilty to new murder charge
A man suspected of killing his wife last year at their Cheney home with poisoned ice cream pleaded not guilty to a new murder charge in Spokane County Superior Court …
UPDATED: Fri., June 28, 2019, 12:05 p.m.
A Utah college student last seen in a Salt Lake City park 11 days ago was abducted and killed and her remains burned in the yard of a man now …
UPDATED: Wed., July 3, 2019, 11:44 a.m.
A man accused of killing his wife by lacing her ice cream with a lethal dose of his pain medication in October will appear in court next week after prosecutors …
UPDATED: Tue., June 25, 2019, 11:05 a.m.
Spokane police investigating 33-year-old man for homicide in the death of his mother in her downtown apartment
Police suspect man may have given his mother a lethal dose of drugs in downtown Spokane apartment.
Fri., June 21, 2019, 9:21 a.m.
When prosecutors called a special forces medic to testify, they expected him to bolster their case against a decorated Navy SEAL accused of stabbing an Islamic State fighter in his …
UPDATED: Tue., June 18, 2019, 4:28 p.m.
A seven-man jury was selected Tuesday to decide the fate of a decorated Navy SEAL charged with killing a teenage Islamic State prisoner under his care in Iraq and other …
Fri., June 14, 2019, 12:21 p.m.
CHICAGO – An infant boy who was cut from a Chicago woman’s womb with a butcher knife died Friday at a hospital where he had been in grave condition since …
UPDATED: Wed., June 12, 2019, 4:31 p.m.
A North Carolina man has pleaded guilty to killing 3 Muslim university students and gets life without parole; cellphone video of shooting shown in court as some weep and one …
UPDATED: Tue., June 11, 2019, 6:27 p.m.
Investigators are seeking to arrest Wahid Kashify, an Afghan immigrant suspected of killing his wife and hiding her body in a freezer last month. He has fled the country.
UPDATED: Tue., June 11, 2019, 10:26 p.m.
A man accused of killing his mother with a knife was arrested Monday afternoon by Okanogan County sheriff’s deputies.
Tue., June 11, 2019, 5 a.m.
Arezu Kashify loved many things – cooking, carnival games, roller coasters, lounging by a lake with her friends and family. But perhaps more than anything, she loved to learn.
UPDATED: Mon., June 10, 2019, 6:37 p.m.
A second suspect in the 2015 disappearance and killing of Bret Snow was found guilty Monday afternoon.
UPDATED: Mon., June 10, 2019, 12:16 p.m.
Spokane County sheriff’s detectives on Tuesday found the body believed to be that of 24-year-old Arezu Kashify hidden beneath the false bottom of a chest freezer inside the apartment she …
UPDATED: Wed., June 5, 2019, 10:24 p.m.
Investigators found the body believed to be a missing Afghan woman after searching an apartment she shared with her husband and children. He left the country on a one-way plane …
UPDATED: Mon., June 3, 2019, 9:30 p.m.
Fund for family of victim in last week’s fatal shooting near Orchard Prairie raises more than $29,000
Benjamin Grosser, a 29-year-old father of two, was shot and killed by his neighbor David Cholewinski, the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office reported.
UPDATED: Wed., May 29, 2019, 7:25 p.m.
Police say a body believed to be a missing 5-year-old Utah girl was found less than a block from her home
UPDATED: Mon., May 20, 2019, 11 a.m.
A 23-year-old transgender woman seen on a widely circulated video being beaten in front of a crowd of people was found dead over the weekend in a Dallas shooting, police …
UPDATED: Thu., May 16, 2019, 9:09 p.m.
Police have arrested a man in connection with the rape and murder of a young Idaho Falls woman more than two decades ago with the help of DNA and a …
UPDATED: Thu., May 16, 2019, 6:31 p.m.
A pregnant woman who had gone to a Chicago home in response to a Facebook offer of free baby clothes was strangled and her baby cut from her womb, police …