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They are accused of giving a man the drugs that killed him. They're facing federal charges in the Tri-Cities

Two Kennewick men remain in a federal detention center, accused of killing a Tri-City man last fall.They didn't use a gun or knife, or even their fists.The deadly weapon this time was a handful of small pills called "Mexis."Investigators say hundreds of the pills — which sell for about $22 each on T

TRI-CITY HERALD - 2018-06-17 14:16:00

15 fail restaurant inspections, 21 pass with flying colors

The Benton-Franklin Health District's food safety teams inspected 52 establishments during the week of May 26 to June 1.Fifteen earned failing scores while 21 earned perfect ones.Inspectors scrutinize more than 1,000 licensed food service establishments on a 418-point scale for food handling practic

TRI-CITY HERALD - 2018-06-17 14:40:00

Feds targeting Tri-Cities fentanyl drug dealers

In one case, a police detective found two guns, 500-700 blue pills, $4,200 in cash and other suspected drugs during a search of a pickup truck at a Richland hotel.

TRI-CITY HERALD - 2018-06-16 13:17:00

Driver loses control and crashes into semitruck after tire blows on I-182 bridge

RICHLAND, Wash. -- Two Tri-Cities women were taken to a Richland hospital after the SUV they were in crashed into a semitruck and trailer Sunday morning.The Washington State Patrol said both vehicles were heading eastbound on the interstate 182 bridge in Richland when the Honda HRV's tire blew out,

KEPR - 2018-06-17 18:24:42

Kennewick shooting victim heading to jail

Roughly two months ago, medical personnel pulled Kaylee Vinson from the front porch of a Larch Street home.On Saturday, officers were putting her in handcuffs.The 23-year-old Kennewick woman had two district court warrants for failing to comply with court orders, when police received a call that she

TRI-CITY HERALD - 2018-06-16 10:39:00

He was born at Kadlec. Now this popular Tri-City doctor is ready to retire

The Richland native was wrapping up his residency training in Colorado, trying to decide where to put down roots and start practicing family medicine. He and his wife, Sharon, were looking at the Pacific Northwest, but not their hometown.

TRI-CITY HERALD - 2018-06-17 13:33:00

Taco festival spices up Kennewick

"I'm sending a message of being united, being the leaders in the community and bringing the community together,” Cortinas said.

KEPR - 2018-06-16 17:26:07

Just north of Richland is one of state's most endangered historic places

A building made of Columbia River cobble stones, surrounded by a fence topped with barbed wire, has been named one of Washington state's most endangered historic places.

TRI-CITY HERALD - 2018-06-16 12:15:00

A judge is about to decide the future of Trios Health

A federal judge on Wednesday is scheduled to consider approving Trios Health's plan to exit bankruptcy.The decision will be momentous not only for the Kennewick public health system, but also the entire Tri-City health care landscape.That's because the plan hinges on the sale of Trios to RCCH Health


DEA leading drug investigation in Kennewick | Fox 11 Tri Cities Fox 41 Yakima

Kennewick, WA- The Drug Enforcement Agency is leading a federal drug investigation at a home in Kennewick.Agents were on scene early Wednesday morning at a home on East 25th Avenue.The road was briefly blocked off, but has since reopened.We’re told the investigation is tied to the increase of fentan


This Tri-City museum endured cuts and layoffs. Here's what's next

It was built and opened in the shadow of the Great Recession.And while its first few years of operation saw some successes, the Reach museum in Richland also endured its fair share of struggles — namelytight finances that led to cuts and layoffs.But these days, the museum — dedicated to telling stor

TRI-CITY HERALD - 2018-06-16 12:54:00

Pasco man pleads not guilty to neighbor's murder

Murder suspect arrested at Pasco motelPASCO, Wash. (AP) - One neighbor is dead and the other is in jail on $3 million bail following a dispute in Washington.Victor Paniagua pleaded not guilty Tuesday to first-degree murder and assault, as well as illegal gun possession.Paniagua is accused of killing


Kennewick police post signs to discourage giving cash to panhandlers

"For us panhandling is a community safety issue,” said Sgt. Aaron Clem, with the Kennewick Police Department.


Mechanical issues causes RV to catch fire | Fox 11 Tri Cities Fox 41 Yakima

We’re told a man was driving the RV when it started having issues, so he pulled into the Wendover Apartments parking lot. He tried to repair it and when he turned it back on, it caught fire and spread rapidly.


WATCH: Man steals donations from Richland Goodwill

RICHLAND, Wash. - A man went to donate to the Richland Goodwill, then stole several items for himself. Police are asking the public to help identify the culprit.


Nurse accused of groping Richland patient

A registered nurse is charged with groping a wheelchair-confined patient over several weeks.Taewoo Khang, 41, of Kennewick, has pleaded innocent to felony charges of indecent liberties as a healthcare provider.Khang was treating the woman for a bone infection at the Life Care Center of Richland last


Fire destroys RV in apartment parking lot, damages other cars

KENNEWICK, Wash. -A fire destroyed a recreational vehicle and damaged surrounding cars at an apartment complex in Kennewick Thursday night.Witnesses said the fire started around 9 p.m. in the front parking lot of Wendover Apartments.Firefighters were able to quickly put out the flame at the scene.Th


Police trying to ID alleged Goodwill donation thief

Richland police said the person seen in the video went to the Goodwill, located at 201 Wellsian Way in Richland, around 1:30 a.m., Tuesday and left items for donation.


Car ends up flipping on side after crashing in West Richland roundabout

The driver claims another car cut him off, forcing him to slam on the brakes. Police said the car couldn't handle it and ended up flipping sideways. The car slide over the island and took out two traffic signs, police said.


At least 53 suicide attempts in Kennewick less than halfway through 2018

KENNEWICK, Wash. - In the midst of a spike in suicide attempts, the Kennewick Police Department is reminding the public that there is always help.