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Richland girl, 14, lured stabbing victim to park to steal his weed, court docs say

RICHLAND, Wash. - A man was stabbed multiple times at a Richland park early Tuesday after a 14-year-old girl set him up to steal marijuana from him, according to a probable cause affidavit.


Kennewick school bond officially passes

KENNEWICK, Wash. - A $125 million bond to replace and remodel several Kennewick schools officially passed Friday afternoon. The final count shows the 20-year bond has a 62.9 percent approval rate with 10,748 "yes" and 6,334 "no" votes. KSD Superintendent Dave Bond is grateful for the community suppo


Richland police warn of fraudulent mail scam

RICHLAND, Wash. - A Richland resident got a card in the mail claiming to be from HAPO Community Credit Union. Police say this card is fraudulent and and should be discarded and ignored.


Richland school asks community to help them 'feed the need'

RICHLAND, Wash. - Richland students will be spending a Friday afternoon putting together meals for children who live over 3,000 miles away, and they're asking the community for help.


West Richland Police give tours of current facility ahead of election

WEST RICHLAND, Wash.-- West Richland police say as the city grows, their current police station seems to shrink. The current facility is 43-years old and not meeting the needs of police.


Two men, ex-girlfriend arrested after man is kidnapped, assaulted and robbed in West Richland

WEST RICHLAND, WA - A man is recovering after he was kidnapped, assaulted and robbed by two people. Richland Police found a man walking with no shoes on around 7:30 p.m. Wednesday night near the WSU Tri-Cities campus. He told police people assaulted him at a home in the 3800 block of Van Giesen Stre


Mattis for president? Grass-roots campaign takes root on Richland official’s lawn

A Richland city councilman thinks native son Jim Mattis would make a terrific governor or even president. Phil Lemley hopes his neighbors will help push a grassroots campaign to encourage the now-former Secretary of Defense to run for public office.


Richland High student dies by suicide

RICHLAND, Wash. - Richland High students are mourning the loss of one of their classmates Thursday morning. Students were informed that a student died by suicide Wednesday morning. Counselors are available in the school library to assist grieving students.


Richland man left shoeless in the snow after kidnapping and robbery

West Richland, WA — Three people are accused of robbing and beating a Richland man before shoving him out of a car without shoes Wednesday night. Richland officers found Junior Edmondson, 22, of Richland, walking injured and shoeless in the snow near the Washington State University Tri-Cities campus


Washington state considers staying on Pacific Daylight Time forever

When you switch your clock forward by one hour at the beginning of daylight saving time in two weeks, know this: it could be among the last times. Washington state lawmakers are considering several proposals to adopt year-round Pacific Daylight Time, ending the twice-a-year switch between it and Pac


Man robbed over social media post, thrown into trunk in Richland

WEST RICHLAND, Wash. - Three people have been arrested in connection to a robbery where a person was thrown into a trunk. It happened around 7:30 p.m. Wednesday. A person called 911 and said he had been robbed, thrown into a trunk and left on the side of the road.


Experts to parents: Use Richland tragedy to talk with teens about suicide

RICHLAND, Wash. — Family, friends and classmates are remembering a 16-year-old boy who tragically died by suicide this week. Jack Briggs was a junior at Richland high school.


Support the 2019 Miss Teen Rodeo Washington at their Coronation Fundraiser Feb. 23

RICHLAND, Wash. - Support young leaders of our community at the 2019 Miss Teen Rodeo Washington Coronation Fundraiser this weekend. Miss Rodeo Washington Pageant, Inc. is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting the youth of our community with an educational scholarship program. Miss Teen Ro


Rain or snow? Both could fall in the Tri-Cities area this weekend

Kennewick, WA — A new storm system mightdrop snow or rain on the Tri-Cities this weekend, according to the National Weather Service. There is no day when the chance of precipitation reaches 50 percent, but precipitation is possible through at least Monday.


They tried to drive away after a Richland gunfight. Their SUV got stuck in the snow

Two 31-year-old men who allegedly unloaded their pistols into a Richland house during a Friday morning gunfight were stymied in their getaway by thick snow. Jeffery S. Rehmke and Joshua M. Chavez bailed out of their silver Chevrolet TrailBlazer when they couldn’t drive forward on Sanford Avenue at 5


Number of credit fraud victims rises, thousands of dollars lost

TRI-CITIES, Wash. -- More and more victims are coming forward after a group of fraudsters stole credit card information throughout the community. Police said the number of victims in Kennewick alone is now more than 100, with a loss of more than 77-thousand dollars.


West Richland bakeshop creates cookie snow puns in light of winter weather

WEST RICHLAND, Wash. - The Tri-Cities has seen its fair share of snow in February. Instead of looking at it as a negative, a West Richland bakery is taking it with open arms. TSP Bakeshop has been in its location for five years and been around for 10. To find some light, they created decorative suga


Bombers mourning the tragic death of student

RICHLAND, Wash. -- Action News has learned about the tragic death of a 16 year-old boy from Richland. Parents of students who attend Richland High School received this letter about the incident.


Homeless sex offender living in Benton County

BENTON COUNTY, Wash. - The sheriff's office is informing the public about a convicted sex offender living in Benton County. Deputies say Brandon Robert Hankel, 36, is a homeless man who was convicted of attempted third-degree rape in 2013. He was also convicted of indecent exposure.


Sugar cookies that will ice a smile out of you: TSP bakery in West Richland

Richland, WASH. – A local bake shop is bringing a sugar delight to a cold winter month. TSP bakeshop in West Richland is icing puns to their fresh baked sugar cookies hoping to ice a smile out of you.