Author: Maria Braganini

SWAT standoff in Pasco, police searching for suspect

Pasco Police Department and the Richland Bomb Squad began searching for a wanted suspect around 10 p.m. Thursday in the area of Agate Street and North 20th Avenue in Pasco.Officials are using robots to communicate with the wanted suspect.Police have…

DUI motorcycle crash injures two, WSP says

Washington State Patrol reports drugs or alcohol were a factor in a late collision Tuesday night that injured two people.At 9:52 p.m. 35-year-old Jaime Ramos was driving a 1996 2-door Chevrolet Monte Carlo north on State Route 397 when…

Yakima County Sheriff's building to reopen June 11

Authorities expect the Yakima County Sheriff's Office main building to reopen June 11 after a chemical-type odor forced it to close earlier this week.KAPP-KVEW Local News media partners, The Yakima Herald-Republic report the South First Street office also was closed…

Kennewick Police investigate drive-by shooting

The Kennewick Police Department is investigating a drive-by shooting in the area of South Reed Street and South 3rd Street in Kennewick.Police tell KAPP-KVEW Local News a vehicle fired three gunshots at a black Audi four-door vehicle parked on 3rd…

Two-vehicle Pasco collision under investigation

Pasco Police responded to a two vehicle collision on Road 68 and Sandifur Parkway around 11 p.m. Wednesday.The Pasco Police Department and Fire Rescue are investigating the collision and providing medical aid.Minor injuries were reported from all people involved…

Teen injured in one-vehicle DUI crash

Washington State Patrol reports at approximately 3:24 p.m.19-year-old Nicolas Garcia was driving west on Interstate 82 at mile post 116 just three miles east of Kennewick when he left the roadway and rolled his car.Garcia was taken to Trios Health…

Hasbro trademarks Play-doh's scent: 'Sweet, slightly musky'

Hasbro has trademarked the scent of Play-doh.The toy has announced that the United States Patent and Trademark Office has recognized Play-doh's distinctive smell with a registered trademark, something rarely issued for a scent.RELATED: Fingerprint left in Play-Doh leads to shoplifting…

West Richland PD find 70-year-old missing man

UPDATE: 8:33 - Don Burbee has been found and reunited with his family, West Richland PD says.West Richland Police are asking for the public's help locating a 70-year-old man who left the Thynewood Loop on foot Monday morning.Don Burbee's family…