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He oversaw Mexican drug distribution. This Kennewick man will be deported — in 30 years
A Kennewick man who ran operations in the United States for a transnational drug trafficking organization is going to federal prison for 25 years. Jese David Carillo Casillas, 33, oversaw the distribution of cocaine, fentanyl, heroin and methamphetamine that came up from Mexico.
In-home DNA testing is popular. This Tri-Cities health provider explains more
Some Tri-Citians may find at-home DNA test kits under the Christmas tree this year, as more and more people are using them to learn about their ancestry. Some kits even can reveal potential medical issues, such as inherited mutations in the BRCA 1 and BRCA 2 genes that mean an increased risk of brea
High violent offender on the run; Ties to Kennewick and Benton City
High Violent Offender, Gabriel Artz, recently got out of prison for attacking his neighbor with a baseball bat — and is already in the wind – wanted for Escape by the Department of Corrections in Benton County.
Wreaths Across America in Kennewick
Many gathered at Desert Lawn Memorial in Kennewick to honor and pay their respects to deceased veterans in the annual Wreaths Across America Ceremony. This was the fourth time the event has taken place in Kennewick. Those who attended were allowed to place wreaths on the graves of family members as
Kennewick police arrest porch pirate suspect
KENNEWICK, Wash. - Police say a woman caught on camera stealing a Kennewick woman's Christmas gifts from her porch has been arrested. Officers with the Kennewick Police Department (KPD) said someone provided information through Crime Stoppers Friday morning regarding 25-year-old Rachel Schlosser.
Low-income apartment complex in Kennewick getting complete makeover
KENNEWICK, Wash. — Nearly $20 million worth of renovations are coming to a Kennewick apartment complex as part of a new tax-credit partnership focused on modernizing things while extending the affordable housing restrictions for another 30 years.
Kennewick man not injured in semi accident
MOSES LAKE — A Kennewick man was not injured when he drove his semi off the roadway about 2 p.m. Friday. Frederico Lopez, 56, was driving south about one mile from the Grant-Yakima county line on SR 243 when he lost control of his vehicle, according to a press release from the Washington State Patro
Hundreds braved the cold for the 40th Annual Lampson Cable Bridge Run
PASCO, Wash. - The chilly weather didn't stop hundreds of runners from participating in the 40th Annual Lampson Cable Bridge Run Saturday morning. Runners lined up on the Kennewick side of the Cable Bridge before 9 a.m. Some in shorts, other bundled up--nothing stopped racers from the run.
Mirror Ministries: Tri-Cities organization sheds light on a 'hidden crime'
RICHLAND, Wash. - In the United States, an estimated 293,000 children are in danger of being sexually trafficked. Over 200 victims of sex trafficking are estimated to be in the Tri-Cities alone.
This Tri-City native is going for pro. He’s already been an All-American success
Southridge High School graduate Brenden Kelly was busy trying to catch his next flight Tuesday when he got a text from one his Eastern Oregon University football teammates. Kelly had just been named an American Football Coaches Association NAIA First-Team All-American at wide receiver.
Man running drug trafficking organization from Kennewick gets 25 years
SPOKANE, WA - 33-year-old Jese Carillo Casillas of Kennewick was sentenced to 25 years in prison with 5 years of court supervision for conspiracy to distribute fentanyl, heroin, methamphetamine and cocaine, as well as conspiracy to launder money. After completing his sentence, Casillas will be depor
Man pleads not guilty to strangling woman to death in West Richland
WEST RICHLAND, Wash. - A man accused of strangling a woman to death at a West Richland apartment pleaded not guilty Thursday in Benton County Superior Court. William Lee, 24, has been charged with second-degree murder for the death of Pasco resident Alisa Brewer, 53, who was apparently brutalized be
Breaking Benjamin to rock Kennewick in April
The rock band Breaking Benjamin will perform April 10 at the Toyota Center in Kennewick. Tickets for the show go on sale Dec. 14 through Ticketmaster and the Toyota Center box office. They start at $39.50, plus fees.
Mother hospitalized, 4 kids safe after explosion at Kennewick home
KENNEWICK, Wash. - A mother was taken to a hospital with injuries after she reported an explosion at her home Thursday afternoon. Firefighters were called to the scene at 2303 W. 15th Pl. at about 12:30 p.m. They arrived to find the mother and with four children in the backyard, according to Kennewi
Suspect arrested in hit-and-run on Warren Avenue Bridge in Bremerton
Bremerton police have made an arrest in a Dec. 5 hit-and-run collision near the Warren Avenue Bridge that caused serious injuries to a traveling critical-care nurse from Kennewick who had been working at Harrison Medical Center.
Local police working with feds to investigate 'bomb threat' emails
KENNEWICK, Wash. - Local police are working with federal authorities to investigate a string of bomb threats made via email. The Kennewick Police Department says the emails appear to be part of a large-scale scam targeting businesses across the United States in an effort to obtain funds via a crypto
Woman hospitalized following Kennewick house fire
KENNEWICK, Wash. - Firefighters say a woman has been rushed to the hospital for injuries to her arms and hands after a house in Kennewick caught fire. Firefighters tell Action News there was an explosion inside the home at 15th and Yelm Street, Thursday.
Woman, child injured in possible hash oil explosion
Sgt. Aaron Clem of the Kennewick Police Department provides initial details from the scene of a suspected hash oil explosion that injured a woman and child in the 2300 block of West 15th Place.
New speed radars in Benton County
The Benton County Public Works Department is placing speeding radars in both Kennewick and Richland. The radars are being placed in residential areas in which they have received the most complaints about speeding. Unlike most speed radars, these are not permanent. They have the ability to be transpo
Tri-Cities native pays off layaway items for more than 100 families
WALLA WALLA, Wash. - A Tri-Cities native paid off $13,000 worth of layaway items at the College Place Walmart on Tuesday. Aegis Living CEO Dwayne Clark picked up the tab for toys, electronics, appliances and other goods for 53 families in the Walla Walla area just days before Christmas.