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UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 24, 2020

Woman arrested in apparent road rage incident near Tumtum on Thursday afternoon

Jordan-Blain Rothchild, 53, was booked into Stevens County Jail late Thursday, a few hours after authorities say she struck another driver who’d pursued her after she clipped his mirror on …

UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 13, 2019

Man shot in Thursday road rage incident believed to be ‘predominate aggressor’

A man shot in an apparently random road rage incident Thursday afternoon near Nine Mile Falls punched the shooter in the face and threatened him before the trigger was pulled, …

UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 3, 2019

Coeur d’Alene woman linked to 2017 killing of Shirley Ramey in Hope thanks to gun database

Judith Carpenter was being held in the Bonner County Jail on $1 million bail for allegedly shooting Ramey on April 5, 2017, in her home on Trestle Creek Road.

UPDATED: Mon., May 13, 2019

Man accused of pointing handgun at driver during road rage incident in Hillyard

A man suspected of pointing a gun at another person during a road rage incident was arrested over the weekend

Driver arrested after allegedly flashing gun in road rage incident

Spokane Valley deputies arrested a man Thursday for allegedly flashing a gun during a road rage incident and chasing the victim.

Pistol, rifle and machete: Road-rage incident ends in bizarre arms race, arrest in Kirkland

A 47-year-old man was on the phone with a 911 dispatcher, reporting a bizarre road-rage incident in Kirkland on Thursday afternoon, when he started screaming and said he was running …

UPDATED: Mon., April 23, 2018

Second man pleads guilty to North Idaho road rage murder

An Idaho man pleaded guilty Monday to murder and robbery in the killing of a man that was sparked by road rage in 2016. Justin Roy Booth now faces life …

Man says he kicked Chevy Chase in self-defense in dispute

A New York man says he kicked Chevy Chase in self-defense after the comedian climbed into a vehicle and tried to punch him during a profanity-laced traffic dispute.

Police: Man dead after being shot by female motorcyclist

Police have identified a 60-year-old man shot and killed by a female motorcycle rider during a road-rage incident.

Jury: Man guilty of manslaughter in death of ex-NFL player McKnight

The man who killed NFL running back Joe McKnight in a December 2016 road-rage confrontation was found guilty of manslaughter Friday by a jury in suburban New Orleans.

Montana men arrested in Idaho following road rage incident

Authorities in northern Idaho say two Montana men have been taken into custody following a road rage incident that included shots fired.

Road rage shooting report in Coeur d’Alene uncovers $25,000 in stolen coins

Two Montana men were arrested Friday morning in Coeur d’Alene after a driver reported shots fired during an apparent road-rage incident.

Man facing murder charges in road-rage slaying of woman, 18

A Pennsylvania man was in custody Sunday for what a prosecutor called the “savage” and “senseless” death of a recent high school graduate shot in the head during a road-rage …

UPDATED: Mon., June 19, 2017

Muslims skeptical about ‘road rage’ in Virginia girl’s death

Police blamed “road rage” on Monday for the killing of a teenage Muslim girl who was attacked by a driver while walking with friends to her mosque between Ramadan prayers …

Huckleberries: Yellowstone visitor offers proof that California drivers are worst

The sample size isn’t big – just two drivers. But Shannon Forbes of Coeur d’Alene offers anecdotal evidence that California drivers are the worst. She had close encounters with two …

UPDATED: Mon., April 10, 2017

David Hutto, who killed Coeur d’Alene resident in road-rage incident, sentenced to life in prison

David Hutto was sentenced Monday to three life terms in prison for his role in last October’s kidnapping and murder of William “Bo” Kirk, of Coeur d’Alene, following a road-rage …

Boy, 3, out shopping with grandma dies in road rage shooting in Arkansas

Police say a 3-year-old boy being taken on a shopping trip by his grandmother was killed in an Arkansas road rage shooting when a driver opened fire on the grandmother’s …

New father killed in possible road rage shooting in Federal Way

Family members say the victim of an apparent road-rage shooting in Federal Way was a 32-year-old father on his way to see his wife and newborn son in a hospital.

Editorial: Road rage is just as unacceptable as drunken driving

Drunken drivers don’t get much sympathy, because their offense is avoidable. Society should have the same attitude about driving angry.

Spokane police searching for road rage suspect

Police are asking for help in identifying and finding a man suspected of intentionally ramming a car in a road rage incident Wednesday morning.

More details emerge on child molestation allegations against road rage suspect

Court documents released Wednesday reveal new details about the child molestation charges filed against road rage suspect Jason R. Hoy and his wife, Kellie R. Hoy.

Doug Clark: Spokane Standoff leads to Road Rage Confidential

Found myself facing one of our most treacherous civic situations the other night: a four-way stop with all lanes occupied, otherwise known as… A Spokane Standoff.

Shea gun charge dropped

State Rep. Matt Shea no longer faces a misdemeanor gun charge sparked when he pulled a gun during a road-rage dispute. Shea, R-Spokane Valley, was charged in 2011 for keeping …

Judge dismisses gun charge against Shea

State Rep. Matthew Shea no longer faces a misdemeanor gun charge sparked when he pulled a gun during a road rage dispute. Shea, R-Spokane Valley, was charged in 2011 for …

UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 15, 2013

Man shoots tire in road rage incident on Dishman-Mica

A driver on Dishman-Mica shot another driver’s tire in a road-rage incident Monday, the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office said.

Doug Clark: Stunt Shea pulled far from clean campaigning

Matt Shea – the Road Rage Republican running for re-election in Spokane Valley – has his knickers in a knot over his opponent’s supposedly dirty campaign tactics. Or in other …

Loon Lake road rage shooter pleads guilty

A Loon Lake man pleaded guilty Friday in Colville to a road-rage shooting in March that nearly killed a Spokane man.

Woman assaulted with pepper spray at Home Depot

A woman upset over an elderly couple’s driving pepper sprayed a 72-year-old disabled woman at a north Spokane Home Depot on Sunday.

Doug Clark: A lawmaker of a higher caliber

Nothing says “Welcome back from vacation, Doug” like a Road Rage Republican. So thanks to whoever gifted the newspaper with court documents about the firearms violations that were issued to …

Legislator pulled gun during road incident

A Spokane Valley legislator pulled a gun during a confrontation with another motorist last November in what police reports describe as a road rage incident. He was cited for two …