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Boy on skateboard fabricated hit-and-run story, Yakima police say

YAKIMA, Wash. - Police said a kid on a skateboard fabricated a story about being hit by an SUV that sped off, leaving him injured. Surveillance video shows the kid riding his skateboard out onto Tieton Drive near Eisenhower High School around 2:40 p.m. and hitting the side of the Chevy SUV. He told

YAKTRINEWS.COM - 2018-03-16 18:21:31

Yakima Police: 23-year-old found at Cherry Avenue a homicide victim

YAKIMA, Wash. - Yakima police have said a shooting at a Cherry Avenue home is a homicide. A 23-year-old man was found dead inside a home in the 1200 block of Cherry Avenue with a gunshot wound, according to a news release from the Yakima Police Department. An officer was flagged down by two women ar

YAKIMA HERALD REPUBLIC - 2018-03-16 15:05:00

One injured after gang-related shooting Wednesday night

YAKIMA, WA - At 8:56 p.m. last night, officers were called to the 1300 block of S. 11th Avenue to a shots fired call. When officers arrived, they found a victim outside of the house with a gunshot wound in an unspecified area. The victim was taken to Virginia Mason Memorial. The shooting has been co

NBCRIGHTNOW.COM - 2018-03-15 21:55:00

Coroner's Office: 23-year-old died as the result of a single gunshot wound

Buy Now Yakima police officers and detectives converse outside a home on the 1200 block of Cherry Avenue in Yakima, Wash. where the body of an adult man with a gunshot wound was found on Thursday, March 15, 2018. The death is being investigated as a homicide. (JAKE PARRISH/Yakima Herald-Republic) A

YAKIMA HERALD REPUBLIC - 2018-03-16 15:05:00

Miami pedestrian bridge collapses, killing four people, crushing cars

MIAMI - A newly installed 950-ton pedestrian bridge at Florida International University collapsed Thursday, crushing vehicles on a busy highway below and killing at least four people, officials said. First responders recovered at least four bodies from the scene, Miami-Dade County Fire Chief Dave Do

USA TODAY - 2018-03-15 18:41:22

The Yakima Police Department is investigating a homicide

YAKIMA, Wash. - The Yakima Police Department is investigating a possible homicide on the 1200 block of Cherry Avenue. On Thursday at about 3:30 p.m. officers were called to a house located at 1204 Cherry Avenue. Sgt. Ryan Wisner said when officer arrived to the scene they saw a male victim deceased

YAKTRINEWS.COM - 2018-03-16 02:11:13

Vehicle prowl spree reported in city of Ellensburg

Numerous vehicle prowls have been reported throughout the city of Ellensburg this past week, according to the Ellensburg Police Department. Ellensburg Police Department Capt. Dan Hansberry said he believes there have been about 18 vehicle prowls since March 9. A total of six vehicles were broken int

DAILYRECORDNEWS.COM - 2018-03-15 19:33:00

Dave Simmons, former Wapato, Zillah police chief, tosses hat in race for Yakima County Sheriff

YAKIMA, Wash. -- Dave Simmons, a former Wapato police chief, announced his candidacy for Yakima County Sheriff on Thursday. Simmons has spent 28 years in law enforcement in the Yakima Valley including serving as chief of the Zillah Police Department and more recently the Wapato department. "I have b

YAKIMA HERALD REPUBLIC - 2018-03-16 05:00:00

Yakima PD investigating possible gang-related shooting

YAKIMA, WA- A man is recovering from a gunshot wound to the leg in Yakima Thursday morning. Officers believe this may be gang-related and say it happened near North 24th Avenue and Jerome Avenue. The victim told officers he was walking outside when he was shot and someone inside a nearby home fired

NBCRIGHTNOW.COM - 2018-03-15 17:17:00

Man arrested for allegedly stabbing 57-year-old relative several times

YAKIMA, Wash. - Yakima County Sheriff's Deputies and Sunnyside Police Officers responded to the 100 block of Duffy Road for an assault in progress. When officials arrived to the scene, they found a 57-year-old Sunnyside man with multiple stab wounds to his back, chest and hands. Medical treatment wa

YAKTRINEWS.COM - 2018-03-15 12:14:15

Yakima area woman accused of hit-and-run charged with felony

YAKIMA, Wash. - A woman from the Yakima area has been charged with felony hit-and-run for allegedly hitting a boy with her SUV at a crosswalk. Breezi Renee Elyea, 38, allegedly crashed into a 14-year-old boy at a crosswalk on Yakima Avenue next to Olive Garden on Jan. 23. The incident drew widespr


March 14 blotter: suspicious people and activity

Kittcom received the following calls on March 14 (calls are made to the 911 line and the non-emergency business line): n A deer was reported on Ranch House Lane with its leg caught in the fence. n A burglary was reported on North Okanagan Street. A man with a camo jacket was running. The subject was