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Yakima police chief is let go | Fox 11 Tri Cities Fox 41 Yakima
The Yakima City Manager, Cliff Moore, did not comment on the dismissal of Rizzi, but he said Rizzi’s leaving does not impact the department.
Yakima Greenway fire along I-82 still burning
YAKIMA, Wash. - Tree and brush on the Yakima Greenway still smoldering, two days after firefightersput out a blaze off Interstate 82Saturday.
Yakima salon owner says city caused sewer backup
In November 2016, Van Kommer’s sewage line was backed up and leaking into his business, according to the lawsuit.
Suspect in Union Gap shooting to appear in court
A 28-year-old Yakima woman is expected to appear in Yakima County Superior Court Monday afternoon after Union Gap police say she shot another woman early Sunday morning.Police went to the home in the 2900 block of Fifth Street on a report that someone had been shots. Officers found the suspect stand
Rizzi soon to be out as Yakima police chief
“I have determined that it is time for a new leadership to be put in place at the Yakima Police Department,” said City Manager Cliff Moore in a statement. “The YPD is constantly striving to improve. Now is the time for that effort to move to the next level, and to accomplish that goal the department
People in Yakima react to Police Chief being fired
“That does concern me that there isn’t a police chief now, I wasn’t aware of this at all so I am concerned," said resident Eugene McDaniel.
Yakima Herald-Republic welcomes new top editor
Gregory Halling, a veteran journalist with nearly 35 years of experience in three states, began his new job as the top editor of the Yakima Herald-Republic on Monday.Halling, 59, began his career in 1983 as the sports editor at the Emporia Gazette in Emporia, Kan. Since then, he has served multi-yea
Suspect caught in Toppenish by K-9 appears in court
TOPPENISH, Wash. - Two people connected to an attempted burglary outside of Toppenish are now in custody, thanks to the Yakima County Sheriff's Office K-9.
Woman accused of Union Gap shooting appears in court
UNION GAP, Wash. - A woman is behind bars, accused of shooting another woman in Union Gap.
Multiple car windows smashed in West Valley neighborhood
WEST VALLEY, Wash. -- Jose Rodriguez says he heard the sound of glass shattering outside his West Valley home on Saturday night, and when he went outside to check, what he saw was upsetting.
Three people escape Yakima Greenway fire
YAKIMA, Wash. — Three people narrowly escaped getting caught in a fire Saturday afternoon on the Yakima Greenway.The people were inside a small encampment between trees when firefighters alerted them to the fire, said Yakima Fire Capt. Brandon Dormbush.Dormbush said the people were gathering their b
Yakima police chief fired, department looking to future
"I have determined that it is time for a new leadership to be put in place at the Yakima Police Department," said City Manager Cliff Moore in a statement. "The YPD is constantly striving to improve. Now is the time for that effort to move to the next level, and to accomplish that goal the department
Yakima Greenway fire backs up traffic on I-82
The size of the fire is estimated at 5 to 7 acres, said Yakima Fire Capt. Brandon Dormbush, who added that the fire should be out by 9 p.m.
Some of Washington state's maples mysteriously dying
TACOMA — Something is killing bigleaf maples — Washington’s biggest broadleaf tree — and scientists can’t stop it. They don’t even know what’s causing it.“We’ve looked for everything we can possibly think of and what people smarter than us can think of,” said Amy Ramsey, a forest pathologist with th
Woman in critical condition after overnight shooting in Union Gap
UNION GAP, Wash. - Union Gap Police say a woman is in critical condition after getting shot overnight.Officers say the shooting happened around 2 a.m. Sunday morning on the 2900 block of 5th street. When they arrived on the scene, they found the 29-year-old woman with a gunshot wound to her abdomen.
Washington tries to woo Oregon back to Interstate Bridge
PORTLAND — Before she entered politics, Anne McEnerny-Ogle was a junior high math teacher who commuted for a quarter-of-a-century between Clark County and Lake Oswego.As Vancouver’s mayor, solving problems is an integral part of her life. So is the 100-year-old Interstate Bridge, the Interstate 5 dr
Two arrested after authorities raid suspected marijuana grow
GRANGER, Wash. – Two men were arrested after officers with a drug-enforcement task force uncovered a suspected marijuana grow operation near Granger.An agent with the Law Enforcement Against Drugs task force using an airplane spotted the grow near the intersection of Beam and Gurley roads, according
Two arrested, two still on the loose following attempted burglary near Toppenish
TOPPENISH, Wash. - Deputies are still looking for two people connected to an attempted burglary outside of Toppenish after arresting two others Saturday morning.A 22-year-old man and a 37-year-old woman attempted to burglarize a home on the 1200 block of East McDonald Road. The homeowner walked in o
Two arrested and several other suspects still at large from burglary in Toppenish | Fox 11 Tri Cities Fox 41 Yakima
K-9 Zuza tracked the fleeing suspect(s) and located two suspects concealed in a nearby field. The two suspects refused to comply with verbal commands and K-9 Zuza was utilized to apprehend one of the suspects, a 22-year-old male from the Wapato area. The second suspect, a 37-year-old female from the
Police arrest suspect in Sunday morning shooting of Union Gap woman
UNION GAP, Wash. — Police say they have arrested a female suspect in a Union Gap shooting that left a 29-year-old woman hospitalized early Sunday.The woman was shot around 2 a.m. in the front yard of a house in the 2900 block of Fifth Street, said Union Gap police Lt. Stace McKinley. The woman had w