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Popular Kennewick barista dies in Richland crash

A popular barista and assistant manager for Dutch Bros. Coffee was killed in Wednesday evening's motorcycle crash in Richland.Zade Hakki, 22, was driving his motorcycle east on Center Parkway at 5:30 p.m. when he collided in the Steptoe Street intersection with a Dodge Ram truck turning left onto St

TRI-CITY HERALD - 2018-05-24 10:42:00

Pasco police car caught in 4-car crash. 4 people injured

A Pasco police car was involved in a four-car crash Thursday afternoon that state officers said was caused by the driver of an SUV.Four people were injured, but not the police officer, according to the Washington State Patrol.Jesus M. Rodriguez, 38, of Pasco was driving an Infiniti SUV east on Sylve

TRI-CITY HERALD - 2018-05-24 20:52:00

22-year-old dead after vehicle vs. motorcycle collision in Richland | Fox 11 Tri Cities Fox 41 Yakima

RICHLAND, WA – On Wednesday, May 23 at about 5:30 p.m., a vehicle vs. motorcycle collision happened at Steptoe Street and Center Parkway, killing the motorcyclist.

FOX41YAKIMA.COM - 2018-05-24 13:08:00

Tri-Cities police looking for suspect in home burglary

Gorge Luis Acevado, 28, is wanted by authorities after he violated a court order against him. He is also wanted on charges of burglary, felonies and misdemeanors.

KEPR - 2018-05-24 16:21:11

Kennewick just took a big step to make 4,000 kids safer

Kennewick middle schools will be even safer starting this fall.That's because two more police officers are being brought on to work in the district's five middle schools, which have more than 4,000 students.The Kennewick School Board approved the plan this week.The vote was unanimous — and enthusias

TRI-CITY HERALD - 2018-05-24 18:05:00

Backpack of heroin, meth and weed found in Burbank

(Walla Walla County Sheriff's Office)BURBANK, Wash. - Deputies said they found someone's "lost property" in Burbank on Friday.The property included a backpack that contained 76.73 grams of heroin, 0.6 grams of methamphetamine and 11.9 grams of marijuana."If you own this backpack we'd like to return

YAKTRINEWS.COM - 2018-05-24 03:17:22

Kennewick teachers are fighting school district over teacher pay

KENNEWICK, Wash. -- Teachers in the Kennewick School District are fighting for raises, and say they aren't happy with the District's response.

KEPR - 2018-05-24 18:28:03

Benton County jail inmate dies

Friends described Justin Wilkie as a caring, if troubled young man.The 24-year-old Kennewick man helped friends on road trips. Even encouraged others to follow their dreams, according to social media posts.Wilkie collapsed three hours after being booked Saturday into the Benton County jail. Jail sta

TRI-CITY HERALD - 2018-05-23 19:16:00

Pasco PD: 2 Vehicle Crash under investigation this morning

PASCO, Wash.(photos courtesy of Pasco PD)Police are now investigating a two-vehicle accident that caused significant damage in Pasco.The two vehicles crashed at the intersection of Road 68 and Sandifur Parkway around 11 PM last night.Police and emergency crews provided medical aid to the drivers.Off

KEPR - 2018-05-24 06:39:51

Motorcyclist killed, Richland's Steptoe Street closed

A motorcyclist died Wednesday evening in a collision with a car on Steptoe Street in Richland.Initial reports said the crash happened around 5:30 p.m. near the intersection with Center Parkway.Richland and Kennewick police and Benton County sheriff's deputies are at the scene.Steptoe is closed south

TRI-CITY HERALD - 2018-05-23 18:12:00

Car crash blocking Kennewick roads

RICHLAND, Wash. - Action News is receiving reports of a car crash blocking the intersection of North Center Parkway and Steptoe Street in Richland.A truck collided with a motorcyclist around 5:15 p.m., according to reports.Police said this is a fatal injury collision. Drivers are asked to avoid the

KEPR - 2018-05-23 18:07:36

Man at hospital after accidentally shooting self, initial investigation shows | Fox 11 Tri Cities Fox 41 Yakima

PASCO, WA – The Franklin County Sheriff’s deputies, along with the Pasco Police Department, responded to a man in the road at Road 52 and Richardson Road.


This mom of a Pasco burglar turned him in after a post went viral

A 12-year-old burglar got a taste of internet fame after a Pasco police Facebook post went viral.Then his mom commented on the post, and things took off from there.Investigators said the boy broke into a home with some friends Tuesday morning on the 2100 block of North 19th Drive, near Richardson Pa


Two-vehicle Pasco collision under investigation

PASCO, Wash. - Pasco Police responded to a two vehicle collision on Road 68 and Sandifur Parkway around 11 p.m. Wednesday.The Pasco Police Department and Fire Rescue are investigating the collision and providing medical aid.Minor injuries were reported from all people involved in the collision.Both

YAKTRINEWS.COM - 2018-05-24 08:31:49

Kennewick Taco Bell is flattened. This will replace it

Twenty-six years is apparently the lifespan of a fast-food restaurant building in the Tri-Cities.The 1992-built Taco Bell restaurant at one of the busiest intersections in Kennewick — Highway 395 and West Kennewick Avenue — was demolished last week to make room for a bigger, greener replacement.A 2,


Car, boy on bike crash in Kennewick

A middle school student was hit by a car while riding his bicycle in Kennewick.Police said the 12-year-old Horse Heaven Hills student was riding on the wrong side of 27th Avenue as a car pulled up to the intersection with Tacoma Street.Officers said the two collided, throwing the boy off the bike.Th


Suspect in storage unit burglaries arrested

Russell Scott Greene, 36, was taken into custody in Kennewick Saturday morning, after police there contacted him and arrested him at a local motel. The police suspected stolen property in the room, and more stolen property may be recovered in the area.


Man apparently shot himself by accident in Pasco, deputies say

PASCO, Wash. - A man was found with a gunshot wound in the street at Road 52 and Richardson Road Tuesday afternoon.Based on initial information, Franklin County sheriff’s deputies say they believe the man accidentally shot himself.He was transported to Kadlec Regional Medical Center with a wounded t


Police chase ends in wrong-way crash at I-182 in Richland

RICHLAND, Wash. - A police pursuit has ended with a wrong way crash on eastbound Interstate 182 in Richland.Action News has learned no one was hurt in the crash after police said they followed the suspect who was driving erratically.The driver entered the wrong-way lanes at I-182, crashing into anot


Kennewick teacher flunks jury duty, fined and sent home

A wrongful death trial against the city of Richland will proceed without its recalcitrant juror.Benton County Superior Court Judge Sam Swanberg took the extraordinary step Friday of releasing an unwilling juror a day after the trial began.Juror No. 5 was identified in court as a Kennewick School Dis