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She overdosed while driving next to a Kennewick club. Her child was in the backseat | Tri-City Herald

A woman was arrested Friday after she overdosed on drugs while driving with her child in the back seat. Police officers were called to a portion of Edison Street and found a Cadillac blocking the right lane of traffic. They found Taylor Penny in the driver's seat. Officers tried to get her attentio

TRI-CITY HERALD - 2018-03-16 23:23:00

2 students at Kennewick middle school expelled for fake shooting threats

KENNEWICK, Wash. - Two students at Park Middle School were expelled for leaving notes in a bathroom that said there would be a shooting on Monday Mar. 19. Classmates reported finding five notes Thursday morning. They did not appear to be related to a similar threat reported at the same school the d

YAKTRINEWS.COM - 2018-03-16 01:32:18

Car runs red light, injuring 2 people in Kennewick

KENNEWICK, Wash. - KENNEWICK, Wash.-- A car accident on 1st Avenue and Washington Street sent two people to the hospital Friday afternoon. Kennewick Police Department said a Ford Mustang was traveling eastbound on 1st Ave. when it ran a red light and crashed into a white pickup truck traveling north

YAKTRINEWS.COM - 2018-03-16 21:58:15

This dad only got 10 years for killing his son. The Benton County judge wanted to give him more | Tri-City Herald

Judge Alex Ekstrom reluctantly handed down a 10-year prison sentence on Friday to the father who pleaded guilty to first-degree manslaughter in the death of his 2-year-old son. He gave Mario Torres, 35, of Grandview, a sentence at the bottom of the range allowed by law for first-degree manslaughter,

TRI-CITY HERALD - 2018-03-16 19:54:00

Police respond to Pasco High School after 'person with gun' report

Police are evacuating and clearing Pasco High School after a threat of a person with a gun at the school. The school is in lockdown. Officers have responded to the school and are slowly clearing each room and portable. Some students might still be inside the school at this time.

TRI-CITY HERALD - 2018-03-16 00:36:00

He's locked up for a Pasco murder. So how did he get a phone in his cell? | Tri-City Herald

He's locked up for a Pasco murder. So how did he get a phone in his cell? A cellphone was found in the jail cell of a Pasco murder suspect, less than 24 hours after he rejected a plea offer in court. Nathaniel L. Thompson, 27, was using the phone to call inmates at Washington Corrections Center in S

TRI-CITY HERALD - 2018-03-16 02:35:00

This popular kids show is bringing its live show to Kennewick

A live version of the popular kids TV show "PJ Masks" is coming to Kennewick in May. Tickets for "PJ Masks Live! Time to be a Hero" go on sale at 10 a.m. March 23. Tickets start at $39.50. The show is at 4 p.m. May 26 at the Toyota Center in Kennewick. It's based on the hit Disney Junior animated se

TRI-CITY HERALD - 2018-03-16 18:03:00

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

Pasco man gets life in prison plus 49 years for drug convictions

A federal judge in Spokane has sentenced a Pasco, Washington, man to life in prison plus 49 years after he was convicted in separate trials last fall of distribution of drugs and unlawful possession of a firearm. U.S. District Court Judge Edward Shea sentenced Miles B. Nichols, 59, to a mandatory li

THE SPOKESMAN-REVIEW - 2018-03-16 00:08:00

Walla Walla High School's March 14 walkout

Walla Walla High School's March 14 walkoutWalla Walla High School's March 14 walkout Updated: Wednesday, March 14 2018 8:11 PM EDT2018-03-15 00:11:20 GMT Almost a fourth of Walla Walla High School's student body stopped what they were doing right at 10 Wednesday morning and went to the quad to stand


Pasco Firefighters put out warehouse fire overnight; Cause of the fire is still unknown

police lights.jpg PASCO, Wash. Firefighters are now investigating an early morning warehouse fire in Pasco. Firefighters responded to the 1400 block of Foster Wells Rd. around 1:30 this morning, after a warehouse caught on fire. The building houses cardboard boxes, spices and chemicals used in the

KEPR - 2018-03-15 06:34:54

Kennewick man given 10 years for having over 47,000 images of child pornography

SPOKANE, WA - 53-year-old Wayne Lee Lafferty of Kennewick was sentenced after having pleaded guilty on October 24, 2017, to possession of child pornography. Senior United States District Judge Edward F. Shea sentenced Lafferty to a ten-year term of imprisonment, to be followed by a fifteen-year term