Stories tagged: spokane county superior court
Thu., Oct. 20, 2016
In race for Spokane County judge, Linda Tompkins cites experience, challenger Ward Andrews points to obscure report
An attorney challenging an incumbent judge in the November election is highlighting an obscure 2015 report showing how often attorneys request different judges to hear their cases. Civil attorney Ward …
Fri., July 15, 2016
Nearly a week after a dramatic crash that flipped an SUV and sent a woman to the hospital, prosecutors have filed a hit-and-run charge in the case against David R. …
Mon., July 11, 2016
A man who was shot multiple times while allegedly trying to rob a Spokane Valley credit union was released from the hospital and booked into jail over the weekend.
Thu., June 30, 2016
A 21-year-old man faces 26 charges of possessing child pornography after a lengthy investigation by the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office.
Wed., June 29, 2016
Spokane County Superior Court Judge Greg Sypolt set Reuteler’s unusually high bond amount last week. On Tuesday, however, the Sheriff’s Office
Thu., June 9, 2016
A Cheney couple accused of mistreating some 20 animals, including horses and a llama, won’t go to prison unless authorities find more evidence of animal cruelty on their property.
Thu., Jan. 28, 2016
After 37 years on the bench Spokane Judge Kathleen O’Connor will hang up her robe Friday.
Fri., Jan. 8, 2016
Judge Annette Plese granted a repreive to Spokane County staff who failed to respond to an $8 million lawsuit stemming from an August 2012 death in the Spokane County Jail.
Thu., Sept. 3, 2015
More than two years after the Community Bill of Rights was blocked from the ballot by a Superior Court judge, the Washington state Supreme Court agreed to hear the case …
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 13, 2015
A Superior Court judge denied Spokane Mayor David Condon’s request to block Envision Spokane’s Worker Bill of Rights from appearing on the Nov. 3 ballot this afternoon, saying that the …
Thu., Feb. 19, 2015
When city leaders encouraged Spokane voters to pass last year’s street levy, they promised that existing property tax rates wouldn’t change. Now that promise is in jeopardy.
Tue., Feb. 17, 2015
Three men who say they were wrongfully convicted and imprisoned for a drug-related robbery from April 2008 they did not commit lost a bid for compensation under a state law …
Sat., Jan. 10, 2015
A laughing, tumbling 2-year-old Jesse Dillon proudly displayed his Batman toys at his grandmother’s house on the West Plains on Friday, three days after doctors say he nearly died after …
Tue., Oct. 28, 2014
Jurors threw out two counts of criminal insurance fraud against Spokane County Sheriff’s Deputy Jeremy Jeske this afternoon.
Fri., Aug. 29, 2014
A 54-year-old with a history of sexual violence was ordered by a jury to remain in state custody following his latest stint in prison on rape charges.
Wed., Aug. 20, 2014
A Spokane man likely will spend the rest of his life behind bars after a jury convicted him of murder in the stabbing death of his ex-girlfriend, whose body was …
Fri., Aug. 1, 2014
An 18-year-old who stabbed another man in the head repeatedly outside a downtown homeless shelter in August pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity on Thursday. David N. Vincent, who …
Thu., July 3, 2014
A controversial downtown bar will remain closed pending further legal action, Spokane Superior Court Judge Linda Tompkins ruled Thursday.
Fri., June 27, 2014
A 53-year-old Spokane machine shop owner who investigators say had a 10-month email exchange soliciting sex with an undercover Seattle detective posing as a 15-year-old prostitute was released from jail …
Sat., May 17, 2014
The first of seven suspects tied to the gruesome death of an alleged drug dealer and the kidnapping of his girlfriend pleaded guilty Friday. Joseph Gillespie, 34, will spend the …
Fri., May 16, 2014
The first of seven suspects tied to the gruesome death of an alleged drug dealer and the kidnapping of his girlfriend pleaded guilty Friday.
Sat., April 26, 2014
On Friday afternoon in the courtroom once presided over by his uncle, Ralph Foley, Spokane County Superior Court Judge Michael Price was deciding whether to reinstate a man’s driver’s license …
Sun., April 20, 2014
The seeds were sown for Gail Gerlach’s manslaughter acquittal in part by a Spokane murder conviction overturned more than 30 years ago. In August 1972, Yvonne Wanrow shot and killed …
Thu., April 10, 2014
A year after fatally shooting Brendon Kaluza-Graham, who was speeding away in his SUV, Gail Gerlach told jurors the only thing he did wrong that day was mistake keys for …
Mon., March 31, 2014
Robert Weathermon, 24, was arrested on suspicions of attempted first-degree assault with a firearm Friday. Investigators say he pointed a shotgun at a woman he thought was a friend attempting …
Fri., March 14, 2014
A former employee of James Henrikson acted as a go-between in a deal that led to the death of Spokane businessman Doug Carlile in December, court documents show.
Thu., Feb. 20, 2014
A jury deadlocked in the case of a man being retried on murder and manslaughter charges in the 2004 death of his pregnant girlfriend and unborn child. Spokane Superior Court …
Wed., Jan. 8, 2014
Pending a judge’s approval, Paul Martsin will spend five years in prison for stealing thousands of high-powered prescription medications and pay more than $11,000 to Sacred Heart Medical Center, where …
Tue., Nov. 26, 2013
Spokane County Superior Court will dismiss charges against one of the suspects involved in September’s deadly shooting outside The Hop! nightclub.
Fri., Sept. 27, 2013
The Spokane man who shot a car thief outside his home in March will take the witness stand next week to argue statements he made to police directly following the …