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January 9, 2015 at 2:28 PM

Man who beat guard unconscious gets 25 years

An inmate who beat a King County jail guard unconscious was sentenced by a judge on Friday to 25 years in prison. Sean Graham, who was convicted of first-degree assault for the 2011 attack on former corrections officer Gil Letrondo, faced a standard sentence range of  17 to 23 years. Prosecutors, however, requested an exceptional sentence of…


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September 30, 2014 at 12:46 AM

Portland jury awards $562,000 to man beaten, shocked by police

The Associated Press PORTLAND — A jury in Portland has awarded more than $562,000 to a man who said in his lawsuit that city police beat and used a stun gun on him without provocation after stopping him for investigation of drunken driving. The Oregonian reports that jurors deliberated about 4 ½ hours before returning their…


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July 9, 2014 at 1:40 PM

Seattle firefighters, woman charged in assault on homeless man

Two Seattle firefighters and a woman were each charged today with fourth-degree assault and malicious harassment for an alleged attack on a homeless man who was sleeping on a memorial to fallen firefighters in Seattle’s Occidental Park in March, according to the Seattle City Attorney’s Office. In April, King County prosecutors declined to file felony charges against…


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January 17, 2014 at 8:52 AM

No charges to be filed in WSU beating case

The Associated Press PULLMAN — The Whitman County prosecutor has decided that no criminal charges will be filed in last year’s assault on a Washington State University faculty member. Prosecutor Denis Tracy announced Friday that he did not feel he could prove beyond a reasonable doubt who committed the assault. The incident began when David Warner was involved…


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January 13, 2014 at 1:34 PM

Boy, 16, accused of attempted murder in Bellingham

The Associated Press BELLINGHAM — A 16-year-old boy accused of forcing his way into a Bellingham home and beating and choking a woman into unconsciousness told police he was high on marijuana and mushrooms at the time. When the 44-year-old woman regained consciousness Saturday morning the attacker was gone. Police found a pair of pants in the…


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August 22, 2013 at 2:50 PM

WWII veteran dies after attack in Spokane; police seek 2 teens

SPOKANE (AP) — An 88-year-old veteran of World War II was beaten to death outside the Eagles Lodge in Spokane, and police are looking for two young men who may be responsible for the attack. Friends identified the victim as Delbert Belton, and say he was sitting outside the lodge when he was attacked. No motive…


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May 15, 2013 at 6:26 PM

Covington man charged in fatal beating of 16-year-old

A man accused of beating 16-year-old Tyler Parker to death on a Covington roadside Saturday has been charged with second-degree murder. The King County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office says Robert Thomas “Bobby” Green of Covington has a clear history of alcohol abuse and is being held at King County Jail on $1 million bail. Green’s previous violations include…


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April 1, 2013 at 11:58 AM

Witnesses sought to Washington State instructor’s beating

PULLMAN (AP) — Pullman police Monday investigated a beating that put a Washington State University faculty member in the hospital with a serious head injury. The disturbance early Saturday morning occurred in a parking lot near the campus. David Warner, 41, an American studies instructor, was found unconscious in the parking lot and taken to Pullman Regional…


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March 7, 2013 at 10:33 PM

Man beaten with own shotgun on Seattle’s Capitol Hill dies

A 48-year-old man who was beaten with his shotgun last summer in Seattle’s Capitol Hill died at a long-term care center this morning. Seattle police say the man got into a confrontation with three men on the night of  July 22 near Summit Avenue and East Olive Street. The man walked away from the confrontation and…


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