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Two men arrested for assaulting, stealing person’s prosthetic leg on Spokane’s South Hill

Two men were arrested Saturday afternoon for assaulting and robbing a person on Spokane’s South Hill, including stealing the victim’s prosthetic leg.

Trial set for ‘AK-47 bandit’ suspect

A federal trial has been scheduled in Nebraska for a man suspected of being the “AK-47 bandit,” who investigators believe robbed banks in five states.

UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 30, 2017, 9:38 a.m.

Sour grapes: Robbers empty Paris cellar of vintage wines

A Paris wine collector returned from holiday this week to a nasty surprise, finding a hole in his cellar and emptiness where his valuable collection of vintage wines had been.

UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 19, 2017, 10:06 p.m.

Two troopers wounded in robbery investigation; suspect killed

A Pennsylvania state trooper was critically injured when he was shot by a suspect in a robbery investigation before officers returned fire killing the shooter, state police said Saturday.

UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 2, 2017, 10:13 p.m.

Man accused of assaulting ‘Deadliest Catch’ cast member sought for fleeing from Spokane County deputy

Jorel Fultz, the man accused of robbing and assaulting former “Deadliest Catch” cast member Jake Harris late last year, is back under the spotlight of local law enforcement after he …

100 years ago in Butte, Montana: Wobbly lynched by masked mob

The anti-Wobbly sentiment in the Northwest took a murderous turn. Frank Little, an official of the Industrial Workers of the World (Wobblies), was kidnapped from his Butte boarding house by …

UPDATED: Thu., July 20, 2017, 5:53 p.m.

‘The Juice’ will be loose: O.J. Simpson is granted parole

O.J. Simpson was granted parole Thursday after more than eight years in prison for a Las Vegas hotel-room heist, successfully making his case for freedom in a nationally televised hearing …

UPDATED: Wed., July 19, 2017, 3:08 p.m.

O.J. Simpson to face Nevada parole board with freedom in sight

O.J. Simpson will plead for release from the Nevada prison where he’s spent more than eight years for armed robbery and assault with a weapon.

100 years ago in Spokane: Robber impersonating police officer tries to assault woman at Manito Park

William Crampton approached a couple seated on a bench at Manito Park, flashed his policeman’s star, and ordered the man to leave at once. The man, a soldier, did as …

Armed robbers targeting Portland taverns

Police are investigating a string of armed robberies at Portland taverns.

Man robbed, handcuffed after responding to escort ad

Hillsboro police say a man was robbed and later fired upon after arranging to meet a prostitute though an online ad.

UPDATED: Tue., June 27, 2017, 3:40 p.m.

Armed robber hits credit union inside Shadle Safeway

Police are searching for a man who robbed the Alaska USA Credit Union inside the Shadle Safeway at 2507 W. Wellesley around 10:30 a.m. Tuesday.

UPDATED: Mon., June 26, 2017, 11:17 p.m.

Court records: Father stops carjacking attempt, chases suspect with baseball bat

A carjacking attempt was disrupted Sunday morning when the victim pulled the suspect from the driver’s seat of the moving vehicle and proceeded to chase him through backyards in Spokane’s …

Naked man charged in theft at Oregon coffee shop

Police arrested a naked man whose discarded clothing matched that of the suspect in a burglary west of Portland.

UPDATED: Mon., June 5, 2017, 5:41 p.m.

Spokane Valley robbery suspect turns himself in

The second suspect in an armed robbery that left a victim with stab wounds last week has turned himself in, the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office reported.

UPDATED: Fri., June 2, 2017, 6:16 p.m.

Spokane Sheriff’s Office seeks suspect in armed robbery

Richard A. Rod, 32, is suspected of involement in a robbery Tuesday morning that left a victim with stab wounds. Another suspect, Blain M. Peterson, was apprehended early Friday.

UPDATED: Fri., June 2, 2017, 9:24 p.m.

Philippine police seek casino attacker’s identity

Philippine police say the attacker was a tall, English-speaking white man with a mustache. They say he carried an assault rifle, and that he used gasoline to start a casino …

Boy, 16, dies after Vancouver drug robbery turns deadly

Two teen boys are facing murder charges after a robbery lead to the death of a 16-year-old boy in Vancouver.

Man robs Dollar Tree in Coeur d’Alene

Coeur d’Alene police are searching for the man who robbed a Dollar Tree Sunday evening. The man approached two workers at the cash register at the Dollar Tree, 406 W. …

UPDATED: Sun., May 21, 2017, 7:55 p.m.

Juvenile suspect of convenience store robbery arrested after shooting in Spokane Valley Tuesday

A juvenile male who is

UPDATED: Mon., May 15, 2017, 9:19 a.m.

Robber fires at customer in north Spokane

A robber armed with a shotgun fired at a customer Sunday night at a north Spokane convenience store. Police were called to Hai’s Mini Market, 5112 N. Crestline, about 7:30 …

UPDATED: Thu., April 27, 2017, 3:48 p.m.

Kim Kardashian: Gunpoint heist ‘meant to happen to me’

She says she was “definitely materialistic” before being robbed, but now she says she doesn’t care about things like jewelry.

UPDATED: Wed., April 26, 2017, 2:44 p.m.

Man admits robbing Hayden bank with a hatchet

A Hayden man faces 20 years in prison after pleading guilty to robbing a bank with a hatchet in November.

Teenage girl charged as adult in Seattle robbery that led to three police officers hurt

A 17-year-old girl has been charged as an adult in an incident in which another suspect died and three officers were wounded in an exchange of gunfire in downtown Seattle.

Two sought in fatal shooting of Yakima convenience store clerk

Police in Yakima are searching for two people suspected in the fatal shooting of a 25-year-old convenience store clerk.

Man robs woman at ATM, but deputies know where he lives

A woman reported being robbed at an ATM in North Spokane Saturday morning, but deputies knew just where to look to find the suspect.

Former Airway Heights prison guard found guilty of robbery, kidnapping

A former Airway Heights prison guard was found guilty Tuesday on all charges related to two armed robberies he committed while wearing part of his guard uniform

Woman mugged outside Safeway grocery store on South Hill

A woman required medical attention after she was mugged Sunday night outside a Safeway grocery store on the South Hill.

‘Keeping Up With the Kardashians’ delves into Paris robbery

The episode comes nearly six months after thieves stole more than $10 million in jewelry from the reality star.

Police searching for suspect in armed robbery near Walmart on Colton Street

Spokane Police are searching for a suspect who robbed a delivery driver near the Walmart Supercenter at 9212 N. Colton St. Saturday night.