Wednesday, August 28 2013 8:45 AM EDT2013-08-28 12:45:51 GMT
KHQ.COM - On Tuesday Judge Debra Hayes increased the bond for Kenan Adams-Kinard from $2 million to $3 million.More >>
KHQ.COM - On Tuesday Judge Debra Hayes increased the bond for Kenan Adams-Kinard from $2 million to $3 million. The reason for the high bail amount was over concerns of public safety and says Kinard is flight risk and did not turn himself in. READ MORE DETAILS INSIDE OF THE STORY>>> More >>
Tuesday, August 27 2013 9:16 PM EDT2013-08-28 01:16:00 GMT
It's been a nightmare of a week for 78-year-old Alberta Tosh, after her older brother, Delbert Belton, 88, died after being brutally attacked while sitting in his car. More >>
It's been a nightmare of a week for 78-year-old Alberta Tosh, after her older brother, Delbert Belton, 88, died after being brutally attacked while sitting in his car. But now that a second arrest has been made in the case, it helps. "I had prayed already that morning that they'd find him, and they did," Tosh told KHQ's Kelsey Watts, on the arrest of Kenan Adams-Kinard, 16.More >>
A memorial for Delbert "Shorty" Belton, 88, continues to grow outside the Eagles Lodge in North Spokane, where Belton was brutally beaten and left for dead last Wednesday night. "To think this could happen is beyond belief," Belton's neighbor Wes Ackaret said. "It just destroys your heart and soul." If there is any good out of this terrible situation, his friends say it's the outpouring of support from the community.More >>
Tuesday, August 27 2013 8:04 PM EDT2013-08-28 00:04:37 GMT
Tuesday, as Kenan Adams-Kinard, the second suspect in the homicide of WWII veteran Delbert Belton appears in court, the Spokane Police Department continues to investigate this tragic incident. More >>
Tuesday, as Kenan Adams-Kinard, the second suspect in the homicide of WWII veteran Delbert Belton appears in court, the Spokane Police Department continues to investigate this tragic incident and is working closely with prosecutors to ensure that justice is served. More >>
Tuesday, August 27 2013 2:10 PM EDT2013-08-27 18:10:12 GMT
Court records show 16-year-old murder suspect Demetrius Glenn has a record dating back two years.More >>
Court records show 16-year-old murder suspect Demetrius Glenn has a record dating back two years. In the afternoon on September 29, 2011, Glenn was with a group in Rochester Park near Rowan and Magnolia in north Spokane. Documents say Glenn and the group of teenagers he was with surrounded and confronted another teenager because they saw a black bandana on the ground which they took as an act of disrespect.More >>
SPOKANE, Wash. - Court documents released Wednesday unveil new details about what happened the night Delbert Belton was brutally attacked and details about the morning Kenan Adams-Kinard was taken into custody.
The documents say Adams-Kinard's mother received an anonymous tip about where Kenan Adams-Kinard was hiding. She then notified Spokane Police around 2:00 a.m. August 26th.
Shortly after, Spokane Police went to a home in the 500 block of W Montgomery where Adams-Kinard was believed to be hiding in a basement apartment. Officers were advised it was an older home that had been made into numerous apartments.
According to court documents, officers noticed movement in the home, but no on answered the door when they knocked. It says police announced their presence outside of the home, established a perimeter, and a short time later Adams-Kinard came out and was taken into custody.
There was also a young woman and three other juveniles hiding inside the apartment. All four were arrested for 1st Degree Rendering Criminal Assistance. Court documents also say officers then made a sweep of the home to make sure no one else was hiding inside. During the sweep, documents say an officer found a letter sitting on a bed that appeared to be a signed confession letter that referenced the homicide of Delbert Belton. According to court documents, the signature appears to belong to Kenan Adams-Kinard.
Court documents state: "In the note, the author claims that he called ‘Shorty,' and they agreed to meet at ‘the ice arena.' He claims that he was going to ‘get a zip of crack' from him. The author admits being at the scene of the crime and contacting Victim ‘Shorty.' The author claims that they ‘socked' the victim a total of three times before robbing him. It should be noted that ‘Shorty' is Victim Belton's nickname."
Another court document says that in the hand written letter, the writer wrote that they had gone to Lowes to use the bathroom and then met "Shorty" at the Eagles Ice Arena where "the writer" purchased a zip of crack cocaine from "Shorty."
The court document reads: "The writer then says that they ‘proceeded to sock him.' The writer says they opened up the door to the car and then ‘socked him two more times. I took his wallet and another ounce of crack from his pockets. He was unconscious so I made sure he was still breathing, and then I took off.'"
According to court documents, Spokane Police are also searching the cell phones of Demetrius Glenn and Kenan Adams-Kinard because people often use cell phones to call and text immediately after committing a crime to let other people know what happened. The letter found also claims that Glenn and Adams-Kinard called Belton before meeting him the night of the attack.
The documents also state that one of the juveniles found in the home with Adams-Kinard told detectives that Adams-Kinard said he was trying to buy crack cocaine from "Shorty" and "Shorty" ripped him off so Adams-Kinard punched "Shorty" in the face.
Documents also say Adams-Kinard told the juvenile that he threw "Shorty" in the back seat where he punched him at least two more times, took his money back, and everything else "Shorty" had in his pockets.
Finally, according to court documents, a juvenile that was found in the home, told detectives that Adams-Kinard said he and Glenn took off running in opposite directions.
Friday, December 6 2013 7:33 PM EST2013-12-07 00:33:37 GMT
Saturday: Crystal clear & fiercely cold…Those stabbing 20-25mph winds begin to decrease by the afternoon into a thorny 10mph breeze as wind chill warnings expire...Low/High 1°/12°More >>
Overnight: A brutal night to be outdoors! Arctic temperatures & gusty 20-30mph Northeast winds will promote knife-like wind chills or "feels like" temperatures where frost bite could occur in 20 minutes on exposed skin. Saturday: Crystal clear & fiercely cold…Those stabbing 20-25mph winds begin to decrease by the afternoon into a thorny 10mph breeze as wind chill warnings expire...Low/High 1°/12°More >>
Friday, December 6 2013 2:27 PM EST2013-12-06 19:27:36 GMT
KENNEWICK, Wash. - An Amber Alert has been issued for a 14-year-old girl last seen in Kennewick on Wednesday.More >>
KENNEWICK, Wash. - An Amber Alert has been issued for a 14-year-old girl last seen in Kennewick on Wednesday. Kennewick police say Elizabeth Romero was last seen at 1800 W. 7th Avenue. Officers say they believe she is in danger. Romero is Hispanic with brown hair and brown eyes. She is 5'03" and 130 pounds. She was last seen wearing a white shirt and dark pants with a backpack and a pink purse.More >>
Friday, December 6 2013 2:18 PM EST2013-12-06 19:18:21 GMT
KHQ.COM - We all know that passwords protect our personal accounts and information. More >>
KHQ.COM - We all know that passwords protect our personal accounts and information. However it's important to make sure that your password is unique and difficult to prevent people and software programs from figuring it out.More >>
Friday, December 6 2013 2:17 PM EST2013-12-06 19:17:01 GMT
SPOKANE, Wash. - Many airlines have commemorative art they display on their airplanes to pay tribute to various things. More >>
SPOKANE, Wash. - Many airlines have commemorative art they display on their airplanes to pay tribute to various things. Over the past 20 years, KHQ's Reed Schmitt has had a hobby of photographing planes as the fly in and out of Spokane International Airport. Reed sorted through over 30,000 photos to gather all of the planes he photographed that displayed commemorative art.More >>
Friday, December 6 2013 8:58 AM EST2013-12-06 13:58:28 GMT
KHQ.COM - Most of us have experienced this before: We take our children to go see Santa Claus only to have our children scream as if we were abandoning them forever. More >>
KHQ.COM - Most of us have experienced this before: We take our children to go see Santa Claus, hoping to get a wonderful photo for the family Christmas card, only to have our children scream as if we were abandoning them forever. Here are some great photos of these moments captured in time.More >>