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Deadly car accident left one person dead and another injured on I-182 in Pasco

police lights.jpg PASCO, Wash. Washington State Troopers say that one person has died and a young woman seriously injured, after a deadly car crash in Pasco. The accident happened around 7PM last night, in the eastbound lanes of I-182 near the 20th Ave. exit in Pasco. Troopers say that a white Cadi

KEPR - 2018-03-22 05:40:45

Here's what a Seattle consultant says Richland could build at Columbia Point South | Tri-City Herald

A new consultant is offering familiar ideas for developing 80 city-owned acres at Richland's Columbia Point South. A lodge. A trading post. A brewery. A venue for weddings and other events. A spa. Parking for 200 to 300 cars. Land by the Columbia River is a precious resource, Morgan Shook, a partne

TRI-CITY HERALD - 2018-03-22 01:21:00

Superior Court judges sue Franklin County clerk over going paperless

Roughly 5,000 new cases are filed each year in the Franklin County Clerk's Office for everything from adoptions and family law to crimes and truancy matters. When the office went to a new electronic records management system in November 2015, Clerk Mike Killian decided he would start reducing the pa

TRI-CITY HERALD - 2018-03-22 03:22:00

Some WA vehicle owners to receive DOL notice about unpaid $15 fee

Memorial respected during Nine Canyon Road ProjectMemorial respected during Nine Canyon Road Project Updated: Thursday, March 22 2018 7:53 PM EDT2018-03-22 23:53:03 GMT When you're driving along the highway, it's pretty common to see a memorial on the side of the road. More >> When you're driving al

NBCRIGHTNOW.COM - 2018-03-23 02:48:00

Kennewick police responding to hash oil explosion near elementary school

KENNEWICK, Wash. - A man caused an explosion inside his apartment while manufacturing hash oil, a potent extract of marijuana, Wednesday afternoon, according to police. Police caught the suspect running away from the scene off Dawes Street near Edison Elementary in Kennewick when they showed up arou

YAKTRINEWS.COM - 2018-03-21 23:53:20

CRIME STOPPERS: Isiah Ryan Acedillo-Kupukaa

WEST RICHLAND, WA - Tri-Cities Crime Stoppers is looking for an Isiah Ryan Acedillo-Kupukaa. Acedillo-Kupukaa is 22 years old (DOB: 5-30-1995), 5'9", 150 lbs., with brown hair and blue eyes. He has numerous tattoos on his arms, legs, and chest. Acedillo-Kupukaa was last known to live in West Richlan

NBCRIGHTNOW.COM - 2018-03-21 21:00:00

Police: Man in custody following explosion at Kennewick home

Police: Man in custody following explosion at Kennewick home KENNEWICK, Wash. - A man is arrested following what police say is an explosion at a Kennewick home near Edison Elementary. Officials have informed Action News that no one has been hurt in this explosion that occurred around 5 p.m., Wednesd

KEPR - 2018-03-21 17:13:38

Providence Health purchases buildings previously Walla Walla General Hospital

WALLA WALLA, WA- Providence Health & Services-Washington has purchased four vacant buildings on the site where Adventist Health closed Walla Walla General Hospital last year. Adventist Health chose Providence following its request for proposals from potential buyers. This purchase allows Providence

NBCRIGHTNOW.COM - 2018-03-22 22:47:00

Richland police name interim chief, a military vet with almost 30 years on force

RICHLAND, Wash. - The Richland Police Department has named Capt. Jeff Taylor as its interim police chief starting Apr. 21. He will take on the role until the city names a permanent replacement. The move comes as Chief Chris Skinner prepares to leave Richland for a new role as chief of the Eugene Po

YAKTRINEWS.COM - 2018-03-23 01:30:39

Man charged with child rape, incest returned to Kennewick after fleeing country

KENNEWICK, Wash. - A child rape suspect is back in Kennewick after he fled to Panama last November, only to be captured and escorted to Miami, Florida. Clay Haynes, 46, is facing charges of child rape, molestation and incest for allegedly sexually abusing two girls for several years at his Kennewick


Benton County sheriff's deputies investigating fatal crash

PLYMOUTH, Wash. - The Benton County Sheriff's Office is investigating a deadly rollover crash in the Plymouth area. A male was driving on AgriNorthwest property west of Interstate 82 on Tuesday morning. The cause of the crash has not been determined. No further information is being released as the


Shooting threat reported at Kennewick middle school

KENNEWICK, Wash. - Police are investigation yet another school threat within the Kennewick School District. On Monday, a student at Horse Heaven Hills Middle School reported finding a handwritten message on a bathroom wall that said there would be a shooting on campus this Saturday Mar. 24, a non-sc


Coroner: Toddler accidentally drowned in Yakima River

BENTON CITY, Wash. - A 2-year-old boy died from cold water drowning in the Yakima River on Monday afternoon, the Benton County Coroner's Office confirms. He and his 3-year-old brother went missing from their home just after 2:30 p.m. near DeMoss Road in the Benton City area. Their father had been wa


Police chase ends after Richland man's car collides with truck, fence

PASCO, Wash. - Officers say a wanted man crashed his car into another car and then a fence while trying to get away from police. Pasco Police reports said officers were watching a home for a wanted man out of Richland, Tuesday morning when the suspect drove away from the area. Police chased the man


Pasco man wrecks 2 vehicles while running from cops

PASCO, Wash. - A Pasco man is in custody after crashing into a Franklin County government vehicle and attempting to ditch the scene, according to police. A cop tried to pull over Lance Horntvedt, 32, for reckless driving near 20th and Sylvester around 10:30 a.m. Tuesday. He had an outstanding warran


Kennewick Police investigating after prowler seen on home surveillance video

KENNEWICK, WA - Kennewick Police are investigating after a homeowner saw a prowler on their security cameras. The homeowners say they saw the man park his white truck on the street near their home on South Dawes and West 25th Avenue then walk up to their home, look around for a bit then leave. If yo


Walla Walla PD, Crime Watch host active shooter seminar for businesses

WALLA WALLA, WA - With the recent uptick in active shooter incidents, one county took matters into its own hands and held a seminar to empower its business owners and give them the tools they need to handle these kinds of situations. While Whitman College is on spring break, the Walla Walla Police D


County prosecutors take over domestic violence case against Richland mayor's girlfriend | Tri-City Herald

The Richland mayor tried to go to jail last month in place of his girlfriend, saying she wasn't equipped to handle it and instead needed mental health help, police reports show. April H. Moody was arrested for allegedly hitting and biting Bob Thompson during a fight at their Richland home. Thompso


Person killed in early morning fire

Fatal Fire BENTON COUNTY, Wash. -- Authorities say a fire destroyed an RV and killed a person inside early Sunday morning. The fire occurred on the 14000 block of North Griffin Road near Prosser. Officials say they originally got the 911 call at 1:45 AM. When fire fighters arrived on the scene, they


She overdosed while driving next to a Kennewick club. Her child was in the backseat | Tri-City Herald

A woman was arrested Friday after she overdosed on drugs while driving with her child in the back seat. Police officers were called to a portion of Edison Street and found a Cadillac blocking the right lane of traffic. They found Taylor Penny in the driver's seat. Officers tried to get her attentio