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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

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

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

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

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

This Richland center earned $10K to help challenged children

For more than 30 years, Cathryn Tames has helped children facing challenges reach their potential.The head of the Children's Developmental Center in Richland for 14 years was recognized for her efforts with the KidChamp award from the Rite Aid Foundation.The center serves more than 300 children a mo

TRI-CITY HERALD - 2018-06-17 14:35:00

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

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


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


Kennewick police need help identifying porch pirate

KENNEWICK, Wash. - Police are trying to identify a porch pirate in Kennewick.They said a package was stolen off the front steps on a home on the 3800 block of West Grand Ronde Avenue Tuesday. Police said it happened in broad daylight.Officers were able to get security footage of the alleged suspect.


DEA agents raid homes in Tri-Cities area, targeting fentanyl

TRI-CITIES, Wash. – Agents are continuing their investigation, after raiding at least two houses in the Tri-Cities Wednesday morning.


BREAKING NEWS: Federal agents investigating drug case in Kennewick

KENNEWICK, Wash. - There is heavy police presence in Kennewick off Highway 397.KAPP-KVEW has learned federal agents from the Drug Enforcement Administration is investigating a drug case near the corner of East 25th Avenue and Private Road 1977 southeast.No other information is known at this time. Th


Fire burning near Benton City affecting I-82

By Cameron Probertcprobert@tricityherald.comFirefighters on on the scene of a brush fire near Interstate 82 in Benton City.The fire started around 10 a.m. just east of the Yakitat Road exit. Firefighters reported heavy smoke is impacting Interstate 82.The pillar of smoke was visible from Benton Coun


Fiesta Mexican Restaurant opens third location in Richland

RICHLAND, Wash. - The owners of a popular, local Mexican restaurant chain are celebrating the opening of a third Tri-Cities location.


These Richland boys won't let their classmates go hungry

It took six months for three Richland brothers to raise $500.And just one minute to feed some less fortunate classmates.The 9-year-old twins and 8-year-old brother fed chickens, cleaned the yard, washed dishes and did dozens of other things around their Richland house.Each time Daniel, Robert and Ja


Police shoot, kill suspect in Benton City standoff

Tri-Cities law enforcement work the scene of an officer-involved shooting at 1000 Jonah Lane in Benton City, Wash.(Cameron Probert, Tri-City Herald)


'I've never seen anyone look that scared': Man describes a deadly hostage situation in Benton City

BENTON CITY, Wash. - Normally, the area near 11th Street and Jonah Lane in Benton City is quiet. On Thursday morning, it was anything but silent.


WSP: 2 injured after DUI driver rolls on I-182

The driver in a single-vehicle rollover on I-182 westbound in Pasco is being charged with DUI.PASCO, Wash. - A driver is in custody for allegedly crashing while intoxicated on Interstate 182 Friday afternoon.The crash happened around milepost 12 near the Tri-Cities Airport exit before 2 p.m. The per


Remember the guy who brought Skittles and condoms for a Tri-City teen? He just got sentenced

An Idaho man was sentenced to 11 years and three months in federal prison after he drove to the Tri-Cities with a gift of Skittles to have sex with a 13-year-old girl.Kenneth W. Allison was met instead by police officers at a Tri-City park.U.S. Judge Sal Mendoza Jr. said that the sentence was justif