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UPDATED: Mon., June 22, 2020

English town mourns victims of suspected terror attack

The English town of Reading mourned Monday for three people stabbed to death in what is being treated as a terror attack, gathering for a moment of silence as police …

1 dead, 3 hurt in ‘stabbing incident’ in downtown Austin

One person was killed, three others hurt and a suspect was in custody following a “stabbing incident” Friday morning in downtown Austin, police and emergency officials said.

UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 8, 2017

Suspect in Portland train stabbings says he was on autopilot

A man charged with the stabbing deaths of two commuters on a Portland light-rail train was on “autopilot” and wasn’t fully aware of his actions until he heard passengers screaming …

UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 15, 2017

Judge delays bail decision in Oregon train attack case

A judge postponed a decision on whether to allow Jeremy Christian to post bail until after she watches a defense-edited video of what transpired the day police say he stabbed …

UPDATED: Sat., July 22, 2017

Israeli troops placed on high alert after deadly stabbings

Israel’s military sent more troops to the West Bank and placed forces on high alert Saturday, a day after a Palestinian stabbed to death three members of an Israeli family …

UPDATED: Thu., July 6, 2017

Mother charged with killing 4 of her kids, their father in Georgia

Police found four young children and their father apparently stabbed to death in a home outside Atlanta and took the mother into custody early Thursday.

Run, Hide, Tell? London attack response likely saved lives

College student Vashu Tyagi was leaving his dorm and heading to a nearby bar to celebrate the end of classes Saturday night in London when he saw people running frantically …

Three mysterious incidents in New York, New Jersey and Minnesota raise fears of terrorism

Authorities are investigating three incidents – explosions in New York and New Jersey and a stabbing attack in Minnesota – that took place within a 12-hour period on Saturday and …

FBI: Minnesota mall attack investigated as possible act of terrorism

A man in a private security uniform stabbed nine people at a Minnesota shopping mall, reportedly asking one victim if they were Muslim before an off-duty police officer shot and …

Police: London stabbings that killed US woman not terrorism

A Somali-Norwegian teenager went on a knife rampage through London’s Russell Square, a hub for students and tourists, fatally stabbing an American woman and wounding five other people.

UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 11, 2013

Elk homicide suspect nabbed in Montana

Bloody clothes helped law enforcement officers track down an Elk man in Montana Monday, a day after deputies found the man’s mother stabbed to death at the family home.

UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 25, 2013

Spokane police accuse man of stabbing step-grandfather

Spokane police arrested a 21-year-old man for allegedly stabbing his step-grandfather Thursday night. Police say that just after 11:00 p.m., Joel M. Arevalo slashed the 56-year-old victim’s truck tires before …

Alleged shooter charged with attempted murder

A Spokane man faces a first-degree attempted murder charge for what detectives call a retaliatory shooting. Eugene “Low Key” McVay, 30, appeared in Spokane County Superior Court this week. McVay …

Two men stabbed; suspect in custody

Two people were stabbed at a Spokane tavern early Saturday during an argument in the parking lot. Spokane police responded to the Special K Tavern on North Market Street about …

Two stabbed outside Spokane bar

Two people were stabbed at a Spokane tavern early this morning after an argument in the parking lot.

Stabbing suspect turns himself in

The suspect in a stabbing early Saturday morning was arrested later that day when he surrendered to police. The stabbing was reported in the 400 block of South Fiske Street …

Man stabbed in throat in east Spokane

A man was stabbed in his throat during a fight outside a bar today in east Spokane.

Stabbing suspect arrested near Coeur d’Alene

Police today arrested a convicted killer accused of trying to kill another man in a stabbing Monday night north of Coeur d’Alene.

N. Idaho highway closed as police search for assailant

A stretch of U.S. Highway 95 is closed in North Idaho tonight as police look for an armed assailant.

Police seek information on evidence in stabbing

Spokane police are seeking information about possible evidence in the slaying of Sharlotte McGill. Major Crimes detectives want to speak to anyone who knows about a car battery stolen within …

Man found stabbed Tuesday in Garland District

A man was found with stab wounds to his head and torso in an alley in the Garland District of north Spokane Tuesday.

Fight over car led to double homicide

A fight over an old car near a remote Pend Oreille County lake led to a rare double homicide in which investigators believe the victims killed each other. No arrests …

Sheriff: Victims in double homicide killed each other

A fight over an old car near a remote Pend Oreille County lake led to a rare double homicide in which investigators believe the victims killed each other. No arrests …

Man stabbed on East Sprague early today

A stabbing near East Sprague Avenue and North Altamont Street this morning may be related to prostitution or drugs, Spokane police say.

Witnesses sought in Valley mall stabbing

Detectives believe a knife assault at the Spokane Valley Mall may have been planned by a group of teenagers, and they’re asking for witnesses with video to contact them.

Spokane man killed by own knife identified

A man who police say was accidentally stabbed to death by his own knife Saturday has been identified as Rene Chico Salas, 52.

Suspects raise rape defense

A man arrested on suspicion of attempted murder in Airway Heights told police he was “on fire and ready to go” after his girlfriend said she’d been raped by the …

2 stabbings leave men with minor injuries

Spokane police are investigating two stabbings that left victims with minor injuries and officers with little information on suspects.

Tip leads Spokane police to stabbing victim in bathtub

An anonymous tip led police to a man with critical stab wounds in a bathtub inside a north Spokane home this morning.

Victim stabbed in North Side vehicle struggle

A North Side resident on his way to work today confronted a car prowler and ended up going for an unexpectedly violent ride, Spokane County sheriff’s deputies said.