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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
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.
Multiple officers participate in Shop with a Cop in Pasco
PASCO, Wash. - The season of giving continues to spread across Washington state. On Saturday morning, officers from multiple agencies participated in Shop with a Cop. Law enforcement officials from Pasco, Franklin County, West Richland, Connell and more went shopping with kids at the Wal-Mart locate
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.
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.
Pasco School District aims to "fill the bus" with food for families in need
PASCO, Wash. - The Pasco School District held their 6th annual Project Fill the Bus food drive in Pasco Saturday morning. Bus drivers gathered in the Yoke's Fresh Market parking lot on Road 68, collecting food donations to fill the bus.
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
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.
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
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.
Garbage men surprise Pasco kids with early Christmas presents
PASCO, Wash. - For the past few months, Sarah Matson and her kids would try to get outside and wave at the garbage truck as it passed by on Thursday mornings. Her 3-year-old daughter Rhema and 6-year-old son Camden would wave, the workers would wave and honk back, and the kids loved it, Matson said.
Man Who Allegedly Stabbed Father Of Seven To Death Had Been Deported Six Times
It’s been discovered that a man who is currently sitting in a U.S. jail cell for a grisly murder had already been deported back to his home country of Mexico a total of six times.
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.
Dog hit by car in Pasco gets leg amputated, expected to go home in a month
PASCO, Wash. - Chancie is slowly recovering after getting her leg amputated on Wednesday. She was hit by a car on Thanksgiving, and rescued by Pasco Officer Eric Fox, who will soon take Chancie home once she is healed up.
Great Harvest Bread is opening in Pasco
PASCO, Wash. -- The smell of freshly-baked bread is sure to draw people into this new Pasco bakery. In a brand-new building on Chapel Hill and Road 68, Great Harvest Bread is opening their doors.
4 children okay, mother recovering after marijuana oil explosion
KENNEWICK, WA - Four children and a woman are recovering after a marijuana oil explosion happened at a Kennewick home on Thursday. On December 13 at about 12:35 p.m., Kennewick Police and Fire responded to the 2300 block of W. 15th Place for a report of an explosion.
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
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
Pasco woman apparently strangled to death during sex, police say
RICHLAND, Wash. - Police say a Pasco woman found dead was apparently strangled during sex. According to court documents, 53-year-old Alisa J. Brewer's naked body was found Sunday with a leather belt tightened around her neck at the home of William C. Lee at the Fairway Manor Apartments in West Richl
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