Stories tagged: poisoning
UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 22, 2019
Spokane County is investigating multiple cases of South Hill residents reporting their dogs were poisoned based on information from a local animal clinic. The Spokane County Regional Animal Protection Service, …
Fri., Jan. 25, 2019
The county prosecutor declined to charge H.M. Delaney in Rosa Kempf’s death, citing a lack of evidence.
Fri., Jan. 4, 2019
Spokane’s commissioner of public safety John H. Tilsley laid out the case against H.M. Delaney – and now it was up the county prosecutor to make a decision about charges.
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 3, 2019
More information surfaced casting suspicion on H.M. Delaney in the strychnine death of Rosa Kempf, 22.
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 3, 2019
Several new developments cast more suspicion on Henry M. Delaney in the strychnine poisoning death of Rosa Kempf.
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: Wed., Dec. 19, 2018
The Treasury Department imposed new sanctions Wednesday against 15 Russians over hacking, interference in U.S. elections and a nerve agent attack in England.
Wed., Sept. 5, 2018
Britain charged two alleged Russian military intelligence officers with the nerve agent poisoning of ex-spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter in the English city of Salisbury, officials said Wednesday, though …
Sun., July 15, 2018
The 19-year-old son of a British woman who died after being exposed to a nerve agent first developed by the Soviet Union has called on U.S. President Donald Trump to …
Fri., July 6, 2018
British police scoured sections of Salisbury and Amesbury in southwest England on Friday, searching for a small vial feared to be contaminated with traces of the deadly nerve agent Novichok.
Fri., April 13, 2018
A pride of lions has been killed by suspected poisoning in one of Uganda’s major protected areas, a wildlife official said Friday.
Tue., Feb. 13, 2018
Two elderly people were found dead Monday in Coulee City in what appears to be accidental carbon monoxide poisoning.
Wed., Jan. 31, 2018
The Audubon Society of Portland says at least 10 crows have died in a suspected poisoning.
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 27, 2017
The Coeur d’Alene Police Department is again looking for a serial animal abuser, suspected most recently of deliberately poisoning pieces of cooked meat and leaving them for dogs to find.
Wed., Feb. 15, 2017
A Washington state woman has been charged with poisoning her estranged husband with pesticide.
Thu., Dec. 22, 2016
Local health officials in Russia’s Siberia say the number of people who have died from drinking a bath lotion that contained methanol has climbed to 72.
Mon., Oct. 17, 2016
A central Oregon man who put poison on a deer carcass in a central Idaho wilderness leading to the death of a wolf and a dog has been sentenced to …
Wed., May 4, 2016
A man is in custody after he admitted to spraying a contaminant that officials believe contained mouse poison on unpackaged food at several Michigan grocery stores, authorities said.
Fri., Aug. 14, 2015
One man hospitalized when he was exposed to chlorine gas Wednesday at a recycling company in east Spokane has been released from the hospital and three others still in intensive …
Mon., Jan. 13, 2014
Two dogs in northwest Spokane were rendered seriously ill in potential poisoning incidents, the Spokane County Regional Animal Protection Service said. Investigators are asking the public’s help pinning down the …
Tue., Dec. 11, 2012
WASHINGTON (AP) — New tests that promise to speed up diagnosis of food poisoning pose an unexpected problem: They could make it more difficult to identify dangerous outbreaks like the …
Mon., Dec. 10, 2012
WASHINGTON (AP) — It’s about to get faster and easier to diagnose food poisoning, but that progress for individual patients comes with a downside: It could hurt the nation’s ability …
Tue., Dec. 4, 2012
ATLANTA (AP) — It’s odorless, colorless and deadly. And if carbon monoxide is leaking in a school, it might not be detected until people are ill. A leak at an …
Wed., Nov. 21, 2012
LOOMIS, Calif. (AP) — A third person has died from eating toxic mushrooms at a California senior care facility. State Department of Social Services spokesman Oscar Ramirez told The Associated …
Wed., Sept. 12, 2012
PRAGUE, Czech Republic (AP) — ) — At least 19 people are dead and 24 others hospitalized. Some of them have been blinded, while others have been induced into comas …
Tue., Sept. 11, 2012
PRAGUE (AP) — At least four more people have died in the Czech Republic after drinking bootleg alcohol tainted with toxic methanol, bringing the death toll to seven in the …
Sun., Sept. 9, 2012
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — A company that promised to clean up Iowa’s egg industry after a nationwide salmonella outbreak in 2010 said Friday that a recent government safety inspection …
Wed., Sept. 5, 2012
RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — The widow of Yasser Arafat said Wednesday that French investigators will soon visit the West Bank to dig up the remains of her husband in …