Stories tagged: murder
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 …
UPDATED: Tue., May 7, 2019, 8:31 p.m.
Seattle police said Tuesday they have solved a murder from nearly 52 years ago with the help of DNA and a family tree – a method that has revolutionized cold-case …
UPDATED: Tue., April 30, 2019, 10:19 p.m.
An Oregon man was arrested on suspicion of murder with sexual motivation in the death of a Vancouver woman found strangled in her bed nearly 25 years ago. Investigators have …
Thu., April 25, 2019, 12:38 p.m.
Police believe an Illinois couple who reported their 5-year-old son missing last week killed him days earlier by beating him and forcing him to stand in a cold shower for …
UPDATED: Thu., April 11, 2019, 8:16 p.m.
Nipsey Hussle, a hometown hero, immortalized at Los Angeles memorial and sprawling street procession
UPDATED: Mon., April 1, 2019, 11:56 a.m.
Spokane Rep. Jenny Graham is vocal in her efforts to fight efforts in the Legislature to abolish the death penalty.
Sat., March 30, 2019, 11:14 a.m.
A Colorado man was in custody after the killing of his neighbor was recorded on the victim’s cellphone, police said.
UPDATED: Mon., March 18, 2019, 8:27 p.m.
The Spokane County Prosecutor’s Office has dismissed a charge of first-degree murder against 39-year-old Cristina Stiles, accused of killing her child’s father Cory Fowler inside his Spokane Valley apartment.
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: Wed., March 6, 2019, 11:05 p.m.
Gloria Redmann will spend six and a half years in prison for killing her boyfriend and leaving his body wrapped in a tarp outside their Deer Park home in late …
UPDATED: Fri., March 1, 2019, 9:08 p.m.
A Spokane County Jury delivered a guilty verdict on Friday in the presumed murder of Bret Snow – the first official decision since he first went missing in late 2015.
Fri., March 1, 2019, 5 a.m.
Man convicted of killing elderly roommate, dumping body in recycling bin continues to argue innocence
A jury last week convicted
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 25, 2019, 10:09 p.m.
The 2015 disappearance of then-32-year-old Bret Snow is back in front of a Spokane County jury this week – four months after a panel couldn’t decide whether the first of …
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 25, 2019, 10:43 p.m.
Michael ‘Topher’ Clark, ex-pot smuggler who inspired movie ‘Kid Cannabis,’ killed in Hayden shooting
Michael “Topher” Clark – who gained notoriety in the early 2000s for his role in a Canadian marijuana smuggling ring that inspired the film “Kid Cannabis” – has been identified …
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 15, 2019, 7:32 a.m.
Adding a new charge after the prosecution finishes its testimony can violate a defendant’s constitutional rights, the Washington Supreme Court rules.
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 8, 2019, 10:49 p.m.
New DNA evidence has emerged in the 2015 disappearance of Bret Snow, a 32-year-old drug courier believed to be murdered by at least four people at a Newman Lake drug …