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Kennewick PD: Threat made towards Southridge High via social media

KENNEWICK, Wash. - Police are investigating a threat made on social media against Southridge High School. Reports from the Kennewick School District (KSD) said someone who is not a student in the district made the threat. KSD said the administration is using additional police patrols on the campus N

KEPR - 2017-11-16 10:44:51

He's young, but this Kennewick artist has old-school skill

Andrew Hill has been making art for as long as he can remember. His dad worked for a time as a graphic artist, and the father and son would draw together - cartoons and the like. Eventually, Hill moved into painting, using mediums such as watercolor. Then, a few years back, he tried oil. Something c

TRI-CITY HERALD - 2017-11-17 03:05:00

Update: Coroner IDs man killed in Kennewick

A 22-year-old Kennewick man died Tuesday night when he stepped into traffic on Columbia Drive. Kelly Larry Elmer Estep was hit by a semi truck about 7:20 p.m. as he was crossing the busy Kennewick street, two blocks east of the off-ramp from Highway 395. A second car was unable to stop and also hi

TRI-CITY HERALD - 2017-11-15 19:11:00

Kennewick School District introducing new three-hour delay option

KENNEWICK, WA - The Kennewick School District announced that they're introducing a new three-hour delay option. There will still be two-hour delays, and this new option will only be considered if the district has missed a significant number of school days already. The new delay will run similarly to

NBCRIGHTNOW.COM - 2017-11-16 05:01:00

Crash kills pedestrian in Kennewick

Crash kills pedestrian in KennewickCrash kills pedestrian in Kennewick Updated: Wednesday, November 15 2017 10:19 AM EST2017-11-15 15:19:09 GMT Officers are still looking into a crash that killed a pedestrian.More >> Officers are still looking into a crash that killed a pedestrian.More >> Pasco Scho

NBCRIGHTNOW.COM - 2017-11-15 18:19:00

American Cancer Society closes Kennewick office

KENNEWICK, WA - The American Cancer Society office in Kennewick will be officially closing its doors next month, and although there won't be an office anymore, there will still be resources available. They aren't closing because of budget cuts - officials say it's because the location was no longer

NBCRIGHTNOW.COM - 2017-11-16 04:09:00

Kennewick Olive Garden is making a difference with un-served meals

KENNEWICK, Wash. - The folks at Olive Garden have a unique way to make sure food that never makes it to the dining room gets used. It's called the Olive Garden Harvest Program and it's making a difference in our community. The national chain said they've saved 38-million pounds of prepared food sin

KEPR - 2017-11-15 16:07:24

Pedestrian killed by semi while crossing Kennewick street

A pedestrian was killed reportedly trying to cross Columbia Drive in Kennewick about 7:30 p.m. Tuesday. A truck pulling a trailer was traveling east on East Columbia Drive when it hit the pedestrian near the intersection with North Jean Street, about two blocks east of the off-ramp from Highway 395.

TRI-CITY HERALD - 2017-11-15 04:19:00

Suspect In Custody For Joliet Bartender's Death

JOLIET, IL - The Will County Sheriff's Department has a suspect in custody in connection with the callous murder of 24-year-old Joliet bartender Katie Kearns. The man has been held in the custody of the sheriff's department since Thursday. The sheriff's department told Joliet Patch on Thursday night

PATCH - 2017-11-17 06:47:55

Missing Mokena woman last seen at Joliet bar found murdered: police

KANKAKEE COUNTY, Ill. - The body of a missing 24-year-old woman from Mokena was found, according to Will County Sheriff's officials. Katie Kearns was last seen Sunday night when she finished her bartending shift at Woody's bar in Joliet. She never made it home and never showed up for her other job o

WGNTV.COM - 2017-11-16 17:44:13

Joliet Bar Isn't Looking For Missing Bartender Katie Kearns

JOLIET, IL - Hundreds of worried friends and relatives of missing Joliet bartender Katie Kearns, a former Lincoln-Way Central graduate, have taken to social media to spread awareness about her suspicious disappearance last weekend. Several hit the pavement Wednesday attempting to retrace the route s

PATCH - 2017-11-16 08:05:08

Candlelight Vigil Held For Joliet Bartender Found Shot to Death

Police said Kearns "was the intended target of this homicide," adding that authorities don't believe there is any threat to the public Friends and loved ones held a candlelight vigil for a Mokena woman who seemingly vanished after working a shift as a bartender in Joliet over the weekend and was the

NBC CHICAGO - 2017-11-17 04:39:31

Joliet cemetery apologizes after removing loved ones' decorations from graves

Elmhurst Cemetery's fall cleanup effort garnered criticism after they removed flowers and other items placed on graves. Families are angry over the way mementos important to the families were tossed out. Families who visited over Veterans Day weekend said they were shocked when some of the items rem

CHICAGOCRUSADER.COM - 2017-11-17 10:53:09

Joliet Public Schools District 86 Recognizes Students

Congratulations to the Woodland Elementary students who were recognized with awards during the Joliet Public Schools District 86 Board of School Inspectors meetings in November. Find the Gift Awards Amira Aourani, Jaleya Barnes, Anastasia Dantzler, Samantha Flores, Giselle Hoskins, JaeShawyn Knight,

PATCH - 2017-11-16 21:29:55

Missing Joliet bartender found dead in Kankakee County; one in custody for questioning: police

Friends and family knew Kaitlyn M. Kearns as "Katie," a hard-working, fun-loving girl who had three jobs both to make money - and to be around people she loved. Kearns recently started working as a bartender at a Joliet tavern. She had only worked a handful of shifts there before going missing earli

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-11-17 03:17:00

Amazon holds job fair in Joliet

JOLIET -- Right in time for the holidays, Amazon is hiring nearly one thousand seasonal workers in Illinois. The company held a hiring event today at the Louis Joliet mall. The new hires will help pick, pack and ship orders at fulfillment centers in the Joliet area. To apply, you have to be at least

WGNTV.COM - 2017-11-17 00:44:49

Dump-Truck Crash Kills Danbury Man On I-684

SOUTHEAST, NY - A Danbury man died on I-684 Thursday morning when his car rear-ended a dump truck. New York State Police are investigating the fatal collision, which involved three vehicles northbound on the highway. Jon A. Slater, 54, was pronounced deceased on scene, and transported to the Putnam

PATCH - 2017-11-16 17:24:20

Final performances of WSCU's "Evita" this weekend in Danbury

DANBURY - Final performances of Andrew Lloyd Webber's rock opera "Evita" by Western Connecticut State University are planned Friday, Saturday and Sunday at the university's performing arts center on the west side. Weekend show times are 8 p.m. Friday, 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. Saturday, and 1 p.m. Sunday at

NEWMILFORDSPECTRUM.COM - 2017-11-16 18:36:52

How many eggs survived a 95-foot drop in Danbury?

DANBURY - Sixth-grade students at Westside Middle School Academy put their engineering skills to work to design "escape pods" to protect eggs from breaking after a 95-foot drop. Then they put their bubblewrap and cottonball designs to the test, with the help of a ladder truck from the city fire depa

NEWSTIMES - 2017-11-16 19:10:26

Woman's Club of Danbury/New Fairfield Totals 300 No-Sew Blankets

Over 32 No-Sew Blankets were complete by the Woman's Club of Danbury/New Fairfield on November 2 to reach 300 plus blankets for the patients of the Danbury Hospital Cancer Center. Great Job Ladies! Pictured above are Janet Jabieski of Danbury and Mary Lynn Howard of New Fairfield showing off their b

PATCH - 2017-11-16 22:41:24