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2nd man arrested, charged with murder in Yakima attack
Joshua Callahan, 33, is accused being the primary assailant in an attack. He was arrested Wednesday on one count of second-degree murder.
Yakima police investigating death near West Valley Middle School as homicide
Yakima police say they're investigating the death of a young male near West Valley Middle School as a homicide.Police were called to the school's parking lot, 1500 S. 75th Ave., around 5 p.m. after they received reports of a body found in a truck, officers say.Once there, they found a young male - w
Police: Man dies in early morning Yakima shooting
The man told police the suspects demanded items from them, yelled gang slurs and shot the victim multiple times when he confronted them, Bastinelli said. The man ran, but returned when police arrived.
2014 Yakima home-invasion case goes to jury
Richard Vasquez, accused of brutally robbing a couple in their Yakima home in 2014, during a recess in his trial in Yakima County Superior Court. (Donald W. Meyers, Yakima Herald-Republic.)
Two suspects face murder charges after beating man outside apartment complex
Police say in response, 38-year-old Scott Rogers and 34-year-old Joshua Callahan beat Shoemaker, by kicking him and also using a bat.
Police: Two suspects arrested in Naches Avenue death being held on suspicion of second-degree murder
Dr. Jeffrey Reynolds, the forensic pathologist who conducted Shoemaker’s autopsy, said the attack put stress on the man’s heart, which caused his death, according to a police affidavit.
Eastbound I-90 closed by brush fire
UPDATE 4:06 p.m.Westbound traffic is being allowed to pass the scene for the moment, but officials caution that changing wind could push smoke across that part of the highway at any time, and then they'd be forced to stop traffic.
Three puppies abandoned on side of highway in Yakima | Fox 11 Tri Cities Fox 41 Yakima
YAKIMA, WA – If you were driving down the highway and saw something moving inside a plastic garbage bag on the side of the road, would you pull over and check it out?
Yakima Police investigate homicide, suspects on the loose
YAKIMA, Wash. - Yakima Police are investigating a homicide in the area of East H St. and North 1st Ave. Police say one man was shot multiple times and two suspects are on the loose.When police arrived on scene around 2:45 a.m. they found a 35-year-old man with multiple gunshot wounds. Paramedics wer
Out in the Valley: Growing up LGBTQ in Yakima
YAKIMA, Wash. -- In June, the city of Yakima formally acknowledged Pride Month for the first time in its history. Those in the LGBTQ community and their allies call this progress. But some say that progress doesn’t make it any easier to grow up gay in the Yakima Valley.Family acceptance, community p
Donors step up for latest Yakima Valley economic development association fundraising campaign
YAKIMA, Wash. -- The Yakima County Development Association launched its new five-year fundraising campaign Tuesday, but the organization is already more than halfway to its $3 million goal.As of Tuesday, 49 investors have pledged nearly $1.8 million, which is not far off from the $1.9 million goal f
Keeping your four-legged friends safe in the heat | Fox 11 Tri Cities Fox 41 Yakima
“During the summer months it tends to be really hot all of the time, and that’s why we recommend that if you are going to take your pet for a walk you do it early in the morning or late at night,” said Ashley Plaisance, Communications Director with the Yakima Humane Society.
Man accused of assault appears in court in Yakima
Scott Rogers, 36, is believed to be one of several people who attacked a 57-year-old man outside the Connection Transitional Apartments on Naches Avenue Sunday night.
Yakima City Council moves forward with temporary hold on new extended stay hotels
“The purpose of this moratorium is to give the city some time to do a little bit more research into definitions like hotel/motel, extended stay, that’s been assigned to the Planning Commission and then the Planning Commission will eventually make a recommendation to the council,” said Beehler.
Charges for man accused of assault in Yakima may vary pending final autopsy report
YAKIMA, Wash. - The Yakima County Prosecutor is speaking out on why they’re charging the man who assaulted another man, who was allegedly hitting a woman.
Spokesman: Yakima County sheriff’s sergeant who hit boy with vehicle back on duty
A Yakima County sheriff’s sergeant who hit a 13-year-old boy in a Harrah-area field with his vehicle has returned to duty.Sgt. Nate Boyer, an 11-year-veteran, was back at work on Monday night while an investigation continues, sheriff’s office spokesman Casey Schilperoort said.Boyer had been on paid
Daniel Tiger coming to Yakima for Be My Neighbor Day party in August
YAKIMA, Wash. -- Popular children’s television character Daniel Tiger is coming to Yakima in August as part of Be My Neighbor Week events held by KCTS 9.In honor of the 50th anniversary of “Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood,” the PBS station will be taking Daniel on the road at Be My Neighbor Day parties
State council votes to recommend approval of local solar project
The Washington State Energy Facility Site Evaluation Council voted 5-1 to recommend approval of the proposed TUUSSO Energy Columbia Solar project at its monthly meeting in Olympia Tuesday.The council will review final paperwork for the project at its meeting on Aug. 21, after which it will submit it
Weather conditions continue to pose fire dangers in Yakima, Kittitas Valleys
YAKIMA VALLEY, Wash. - Dry, windy weather conditions have caused a Red Flag Warning to take effect for two more days in Central Washington, including the Yakima Valley area, according to weather officials.
Man clubbed in head dies in Yakima
YAKIMA, Wash. - A 57-year-old man died after he was clubbed in the head Sunday night in Yakima, according to the Yakima Police Department.