Stories tagged: trial
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 16, 2019
Jury selection began Wednesday in the first federal trial over the opioid epidemic despite a last-minute request from lawyers to delay it because of news reports on a settlement offer.
Tue., July 16, 2019
But the 28-year-old said on the stand that her own life had been threatened before the fatal shooting.
Mon., July 15, 2019
100 years ago in Spokane: Babe Langer’s defense in murder trial says woman was acting in self-defense
The 28-year-old was accused of murdering the man with whom she’d had a relationship. Edmond Haley had reportedly said he’d beat her for taking his whiskey.
UPDATED: Mon., June 10, 2019
A second suspect in the 2015 disappearance and killing of Bret Snow was found guilty Monday afternoon.
UPDATED: Wed., March 6, 2019
Gloria Redmann will spend six and a half years in prison for killing her boyfriend and leaving his body wrapped in a tarp outside their Deer Park home in late …
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 20, 2019
A second trial date for a 28-year-old Orofino man charged in connection with the death of his 1-month-old daughter has been set for June 10.
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 23, 2019
A jury convicted a man of vehicular homicide and possession of methamphetamine stemming from a 2016 crash that killed a bicyclist in downtown Spokane.
Tue., Dec. 25, 2018
Reporters, foreign diplomats and supporters were prevented from approaching the municipal court in Tianjin city where lawyer Wang Quanzhang was to be tried.
UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 8, 2018
Geiger Boulevard will get turning lane, new pavement, pedestrian and bike trail in preparation for Amazon
The federal government awarded Spokane County $14.3 million Thursday for a project to improve Geiger Boulevard in front of the Amazon fulfillment center being built just west of the city.
UPDATED: Sun., Dec. 2, 2018
The U.S. trial of Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman has offered a screenplay-worthy picture of the lawlessness and excesses during his rise to power as Mexico’s most infamous drug lord.
Wed., Nov. 14, 2018
Daniel Alldrin, 28, of Orofino, is charged with allegedly hitting his 29-day-old daughter, causing multiple bruises and internal injuries that resulted in her death. The trial is being held in …
Mon., Oct. 29, 2018
For more than an hour Monday afternoon, 28-year-old Colby Vodder took the stand in his own defense, stamping a close to a week-long murder trial nearly three years in the …
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 23, 2018
The trial of Colby D. Vodder began Tuesday, with his attorney telling a jury his client is the victim of a conspiracy that saw him wrongfully charged in the kidnapping …
Tue., Oct. 23, 2018
Kidnapping and murder. As far as criminal charges are concerned, the allegations against Colby D. Vodder in the disappearance of Bret Snow are as serious as they come.
UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 16, 2018
Despite the hundreds of thousands of people outside of this Franklin County city who think that a local biology teacher who allegedly fed a live puppy to a snapping turtle …
Mon., Sept. 10, 2018
Trial proceedings have begun in the lawsuit brought against Volkswagen by investors alleging the company did not give them timely notice of its scandal over cars rigged to cheat on …
Mon., Sept. 3, 2018
Galilee Memorial Gardens, the Tennessee cemetery where caskets were crushed and stacked, remains were mishandled and bodies were lost, remains closed.
Tue., Aug. 28, 2018
The man accused of killing a 3-year-old girl and stabbing eight more people – five of them children, all of them refugees – in June at a Boise apartment complex …
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 15, 2018
Paul Manafort lied to keep himself flush with cash and to maintain his luxurious lifestyle when his income dropped off, prosecutors told jurors Wednesday in closing arguments in the former …
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 15, 2018
The final wrongful death lawsuit from the Oso mudslide can go to trial later this year, a judge has ruled.
Tue., Aug. 14, 2018
Paul Manafort’s defense rested its case Tuesday without calling any witnesses in the former Trump campaign chairman’s tax evasion and fraud trial. Manafort himself chose not to testify.
Mon., Aug. 13, 2018
A bank executive said he found several red flags with Paul Manafort’s finances while the former Trump campaign chairman was being considered for $16.5 million in bank loans.
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 9, 2018
After three days of dramatic and sometimes salacious testimony in the trial of Paul Manafort, prosecutors returned to the nuts and bolts of their case against the former Trump campaign …
Wed., Aug. 8, 2018
The star witness in Paul Manafort’s financial fraud trial says the former Trump campaign chairman told him to be truthful about offshore shell companies and bank accounts during a 2014 …
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 7, 2018
Paul Manafort’s longtime deputy told jurors Tuesday how he spent years disguising millions of dollars in foreign income as loans to lower the former Trump campaign chairman’s tax bill.
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 3, 2018
A jury acquitted former Spokane advertising executive Dennis Magner of killing three people in a Lake Coeur d’Alene boat crash two years ago.
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 1, 2018
The judge in Paul Manafort’s trial told prosecutors Wednesday not to use the word “oligarch” to describe wealthy Ukrainians who paid millions to the former Trump campaign chairman.
UPDATED: Tue., July 31, 2018
Paul Manafort orchestrated a multimillion-dollar conspiracy to evade U.S. tax and banking laws, leaving behind a trail of lies as he lived a lavish lifestyle, prosecutors said Tuesday as they …
Wed., July 25, 2018
A Los Angeles judge ordered a man accused of stealing Frances McDormand’s best actress Oscar statuette to stand trial on a felony grand theft charge.
UPDATED: Thu., July 19, 2018
Attorneys began opening statements in the trial of former Spokane advertising executive Dennis Magner, who pleaded not guilty to involuntary manslaughter and criminal conspiracy after he and several others were …