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Marine from Spokane dies in Afghanistan

CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C. (AP) -- A U.S. Marine based at Camp Lejeune has died during combat operations in Afghanistan.The U.S. Department of Defense announced Thursday that Sgt. Jacob M. Hess of Spokane, Wash., died Wednesday in Helmand Province.The 22-year-old Marine…

Young trial tentatively planned for March

The murder trial of a Richland teenager accused of killing another teen is tentatively set for March 10th. John Young is accused of killing 17-year-old Joshua Snapp on July 4th of last year. Investigators believe Young and another teenager, Joshua…

A Life of Accomplishments

For almost his entire life, Yakima's Nelson Bennett has had a passion for the snow. He's operated ski resorts, taught celebrities how to ski, and even directed a ski patrol out of Idaho. One of his greatest accomplishments was also…

Rollarena's 60th Anniversary

An establishment that's seen a lot of birthday parties over the years celebrated one of its own. The Rollarena in Richland is celebrating its 60th anniversary. The Rollarena has been in Alan Bacon's family for 60 years. He has been…

6 Arrested on New Year's Eve for DUI

In Yakima County, Washington State Patrol says 6 people were arrested on New Year's Eve on suspicion of driving under the influence. Troopers say the same amount of people were arrested last year as well. Earlier this year, state patrol…

Two People Sought Following Burglary in Eltopia

The Franklin County Sheriff's Office needs your help in identifying two people who burglarized the Mr. Quick's Country Store in Eltopia this morning. This is the second recent burglary at this location and it is unknown if the two events…

Fever Roster Continues to Take Shape

The Tri-Cities Fever announces signing of linebacker E.J. Nduka of Sam Houston St. He helped lead Sam Houston to FCS championship in '11 and '12, and played for CFL's Toronto Argonauts in '13. He has also spent time with the…

6 Injured in Rollover on I-82 near Sunnyside

6 people were injured in a single vehicle collision on Interstate 82 near Sunnyside yesterday. According to the Washington State Patrol, 31 year old Oscar Roque lost control of his vehicle, entered the median, and rolled. He and his five…

Kennewick Police Recover Two Stolen Vehicles

Kennewick Police recover two stolen vehicles over the holiday. The first, a 1997 Honda Accord was spotted in the parking lot of the Park Ridge Apartments. A subject jumped in the car, sped off, and eventually crashed the car into…

Yakima's First New Year's Baby

Yakima doesn't have to wait long for its first baby of 2014. The first baby of 2014 was born at Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital and is Mayah Lou Melendrez, born at 12:40 a.m. on Jan. 1, 2014. She was 8…

Charter Deal Complete

KAPP 35/KVEW 42 Your Local ABC HDTV and ME-TV is happy to announce we have reached a multi-year agreement for our continued carriage on Charter Communications cable systems. We appreciated your patience while both parties made sure no interruption to…