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Step-by-step: seeking medical care after a sexual assault

FROM STAFF REPORTS

April 29, 2015


Filed under Crime, News, Pullman Community, Special Report, WSU Pullman campus

After a sexual assault, seeking immediate medical attention can be necessary.“There’s quite a few (health) concerns as far as being sexually assaulted,” said Jennifer Dalton, Nurse Manager for Health & Wellness Services.One medical concern relates to the physical aspect of sexual assault, such ...

WSU and Title IX: A history

ALYSEN BOSTON | Evergreen reporter

April 29, 2015


Filed under Crime, News, Pullman Community, Special Report, WSU Pullman campus

In the midst of a pending Title IX investigation, Washington State University has worked to improve its handling of sexual assault cases in a way that is more fair and educational for its students.In February 2013, the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Civil Rights notified WSU it was being inve...

University and community offer resources

HANNAH STREET | Evergreen reporter

April 29, 2015


Filed under Crime, News, Pullman Community, Special Report, WSU Pullman campus

For an individual who has experienced a traumatic occurrence, the take-back of power starts with deciding where to turn for support. Some resources are confidential, and others are required to disclose information to superiors. All offer different types of support for victims.Confidential ResourcesMedi...

Police roundup: Increased patrols, increased alcohol-related arrests

From staff reports

April 27, 2015


Filed under Crime, News, Pullman Community

Several Pullman residents were arrested over the weekend, many of whom were minors.Between Friday and Saturday, 20 people were arrested for various offenses, most of which were alcohol related.The arrests happened during a time of heightened police presence in Pullman as a part of the Target Zero in...

Child porn found on former WSU staff computer

From staff reports

April 21, 2015


Filed under Crime, News, Pullman Community, WSU Pullman campus

A former employee of Washington State University has been charged with storing and sharing child pornography using his work computer.Michael Severns, 51, of Potlatch, Idaho, was involved in an online child pornography sharing network. Moscow police investigating the network discovered a sexually expli...

Increase DUI patrols this weekend

From staff reports

April 10, 2015


Filed under Crime, News, Pullman Community, WSU Pullman campus

This weekend, the Pullman Police department will join other local police agencies in county-wide DUI emphasis patrols as a way to make the roads safer during Mom’s Weekend.The patrols are a part of “Target Zero,” a Washington state Strategic Highway Safety Plan with the goal to completely elimi...

Moscow murder suspect’s eluding charges dropped

From staff reports

March 31, 2015


Filed under Crime, News, Pullman Community, Special Report, WSU Pullman campus

After nearly three months, the suspect in the Moscow killings on Jan. 10 is headed back to Latah County to face murder charges.After reevaluating the case yesterday, Whitman County Prosecutor Denis Tracy decided to drop Lee’s charges of eluding in Washington. That afternoon, he was extradited from...

A matter of safety

ALISA SMITH | Evergreen Reporter

March 24, 2015


Filed under Crime, News, Pullman Community

Amy Hudon thought she would be safe in the Palouse when her rapist, Monte Hoisington, was placed at McNeil Island Special Commitment Center.He has since returned to the Palouse, and now lives near her and many other victims.Pullman’s District 1 House Representative Susan Fagan is advocating for Hou...

Taking it too far and becoming impaired

Taking it too far and becoming impaired

BY SHANE MICHARD | Evergreen reporter

March 12, 2015


Filed under Crime, News, Pullman Community, WSU Pullman campus

Spring break has sprung again, and many fun-loving students will be enjoying a week of beaches, bikinis and beer while others may be staying in Pullman, with no classes to keep them out of trouble.But there is a line between relaxing fun and danger.Director of WSU Health and Wellness Dr. Dennis Garc...

The damage of a DUI

The damage of a DUI

BY ALYSEN BOSTON | Evergreen reporter

March 12, 2015


Filed under Crime, News, Pullman Community, WSU Pullman campus

Spring break: it’s the opportunity to leave Pullman and the stress of academia behind, yet prime time for students to make poor decisions under the influence of drugs or alcohol, such as getting a DUI.Lieutenant Steve Hansen said the WSU Police makes DUI arrests two to three times per weekend. Dur...

Texting and driving: ‘It’s not worth it’

Texting and driving: ‘It’s not worth it’

BY HANNAH RAY LAMBERT | Evergreen reporter

March 12, 2015


Filed under Crime, News, Pullman Community, WSU Pullman campus

Samuel Thompson knew better than to text and drive.“He knew better, and that’s the thing,” Lisa Thompson said, adding that parents try to make their kids listen to them, but that her son was probably in a hurry and thought it wouldn’t happen to him.On Sept. 12, 2014, Sam died in a head-on collisi...

John Lee extradition hearing postponed

FROM STAFF REPORTS

March 10, 2015


Filed under Crime, News, Pullman Community, WSU Pullman campus

Moscow shooting suspect John Lee will be turned over to the State of Idaho as soon as his alluding arrest case has concluded in Washington state.Lee had his second extradition hearing Friday at Whitman County Superior Court, his extradition was delayed to get the Idaho governor’s warrant.Lee has three arre...

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