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Kennewick teen’s unsolved murder among 1,200 youth deaths nationwide

Eight Tri-City murders in five years. Some were linked to gang warfare or illegal drugs. At least one by an obsessed lover. The reasons behind the others are less clear. Sometimes the youth were the perpetrators, and other times the victims.


Free streaming movie system comes to Tri-Cities libraries

Kennewick, WA — The Mid-Columbia Libraries and the Richland Public Library are offering on-demand video streaming with Kanopy. The service has 30,000 films, including documentaries, indie films and classic movies, plus collections from the Public Broadcasting System and The Great Courses.


Police lockdown Trios after man claims he's 'tied to a car'.

KENNEWICK, Wash. — Emergency dispatchers got a call from a man who said he was tied to a car at Trios Hospital in Kennewick Saturday evening. When dispatch operators asked the man if there were any weapons involved, he told them he "couldn't say".


Trios Medical Center placed on brief lockdown Saturday evening

KENNEWICK, WA - The Kennewick Police Department placed Trios Medical Center at Southridge on a brief lockdown around 5 p.m. today. Officers from multiple agencies around the Tri-Cities responded to a man outside the hospital who contacted 911 and indicated mental health concerns that posed a danger


District 8 Girls | Kennewick bounces Hermiston from tournament

The Kennewick Lions are on a mission, and the Hermiston Bulldogs were collateral damage Saturday afternoon. Aislin Fiander scored a game-high 26 points as Kennewick stayed alive in the District 8 playoffs with a 71-52 victory over the Bulldogs (8-14) at the Lions Den.


Snow brings in more business for car repair shop

KENNEWICK,WA- While most businesses around the Tri-Cities had to close their doors due to snow RAD Exhaust received even more foot traffic.The auto repair shop saw an increase in business because of the built up snow and ice on the roads.


Pasco Police and SWAT standoff with armed individual

PASCO, Wash. - Pasco Police are negotiating with a person to come out of a home unarmed. There is a heavy police presence in the area of 11th and Astor Way in Pasco. SWAT is on scene assisting local law enforcement.


Recent white supremacist activity in Washington is not new

This is the second in a two-part series on white supremacist activity in the Northwest. Read part one here. When a group attacked a DJ at a Lynnwood bar last December, it surprised some that the assault was carried out by a gang of white supremacists.


Lindsey Bramlett: Wanted felon’s skipping sentencing on death threat harassment conviction

WANTED IN TRI-CITIES — Telling a loss prevention officer, ‘I’m going to kill you” on her way out from shoplifting at a store in Kennewick got Lindsey Bramlett convicted of felony harassment.


One arrested in early morning Pasco shooting

A 22-year old Pasco man faces charges in connection with an early morning shooting Friday in Pasco. At around 4:00am, Pasco Police officers on patrol heard several shots fired in the area of N. 11th Avenue and Astor Way.


Skies clear just in time for 3-day weekend. But will the snow return?

Kennewick, WA — Most K-12 students in the Tri-Cities had a fifth day in a row off of school because of icy roads on Friday. A light snowfall overnight covered a layer of ice on many roadways in the Mid-Columbia.


From ‘climbing the walls’ to doing ‘a happy dance,’ Tri-Citians rate snow response

Retirees Debra and Jim McGrogan live on a cul-de-sac near Richland’s Sacajawea Elementary. They accept that residential streets like theirs are a low priority for snow plowing. But a week after winter storms dumped more than 16 inches on the Tri-Cities, the McGrogans grew tired of being trapped at h


Pasco boy, 9, dies from kidney failure, family says

PASCO, Wash. - A 9-year-old boy from Pasco died from kidney failure on Monday, according to his family. Ismael Baeza Soto was a third-grader at Captain Gray Elementary in Pasco. The Franklin County Coroner's Office confirmed that he died Monday in Spokane.


Kennewick’s Zamora was rocking her first K&N Pro Series race

Kennewick’s Brittney Zamora made her 2019 debut for Bill McAnally Racing in the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East season opener Monday in New Smyrna in Florida. Zamora was picking off opponents one at a time when she got spun out and crashed on the 156th lap of the 2019 New Smyrna 175. Zamora ended up plac


Chiefs rally comes up short in 7-5 loss to Americans

KENNEWICK – Kyle Olson scored three goals, including an empty-netter with four seconds left, and the Tri-City Americans held off a Spokane rally to beat the Chiefs 7-5 Saturday at Toyota Center.


Richland students enjoy free lunch after no school for a week

RICHLAND, Wash. - Richland School District employees quickly came together and offered free lunch to students and their families after a snow storm canceled school for an entire week.


Richland Police investigating after shots fired early Friday morning

RICHLAND, WA - At about 5:35 a.m. this morning, Richland Police Department officers were dispatched to a shooting in the 1000 block of Sanford. Multiple shots were fired at a house and at a vehicle during a disturbance.


Will all those snow days cut short summer vacation?

Kennewick, WA — This week’s snowstorms could wreck the start of some summer vacations. Tri-City students spent their fifth day out of classes Friday after districts closed schools yet again because of snow and icy conditions.


WSP responds to 705 crashes in Mid-Columbia region during snow storms

TRI-CITIES, Wash. -- Washington State Troopers responded to 705 crashes between the dates of February 8th and February 15th in southeastern Washington. Here is the total tally of crashes and where they occurred during the eight days of snowy weather:


Shooting under investigation in Richland

RICHLAND, Wash - Police are investigating an early morning shooting where multiple shots were fired at a house and car. Officers responded to the 1000 block of Sanford Avenue just after 5:30 a.m. Friday morning.