Automotive

Take care of tires in summer heat

Before you head out on the road, make sure your car's tires are in good shape and that they can withstand the heat.

Motorcyclist dies in wreck near Prosser

PROSSER, Wash. - A 65-year-old man from the Tri Cities died in a motorcycle wreck on a remote stretch of road outside Prosser Sunday.The man has been identified, but his name isn't being released pending the notification of family.The Benton…

Tips for switching car insurance

Are you unhappy with your current auto insurance and are looking to make a switch to a new policy? Use these tips to help make the change.

Man dies in Yakima motorcycle accident

YAKIMA, Wash. - Washington State Patrol says speed is the cause of a motorcycle accident that killed one man in Yakima.David Cole, 37-years-old, was driving a 2008 Yamaha motorcycle on the 1400 block of Weikel Road when he failed to…

Train cars derail in Pierce County; minor injuries

STEILACOOM, Wash. - Authorities say several passengers suffered minor injuries after parts of an Amtrak passenger train derailed in Washington state.Amtrak and the Pierce County Sheriff's Office says the locomotive and the baggage car of the Amtrak Cascades train derailed around 2:30 p.m. near the town of Steilacoom. The train runs between Vancouver, Canada, and Eugene-Springfield, Oregon. 

Fluids your car needs and what they do

Your vehicle needs certain fluids to keep it functioning properly. Take a look at some essential car fluids and what they do to keep your car running.

Richland makes first approval of car tab fees

The City of Richland approved a $20 car tab fee during Tuesday night's city council meeting. The car tab will help raise $850,000 to pay for annual street maintenance and resurfacing, and build a Duportail Bridge.

Tools you should keep in your car

You never know when your car is going to break down, or you'll need some immediate maintenance. To be prepared, take a look at some tools you should keep in your car.

20 cars that get the most tickets

Are you driving a ticket magnet? Click on to see if your current ride ranks about the 20 most ticketed cars on the road.