Crime

Former WNBA, Louisville guard Schimmel arrested in Umatilla County

Former WNBA All-Star Game MVP and Louisville All-American guard Shoni Schimmel is being held in an Oregon jail on multiple charges. The charges include felony assault and criminal mischief. Schimmel, 29, was arrested Monday and remained in the Umatilla County jail on $48,750 bail. The Sheriff’s Office website also lists several misdemeanor charges including domestic abuse, menacing, reckless endangerment and harassment. The Oregon native averaged 6.6 points per game after being drafted eighth overall draft by the Atlanta Dream in 2014. She played two seasons there with All-Star Game appearances both years, including being named Most Valuable Player as a rookie.

A bomb detonates in Port Hadlock, wounding a 6-year-old

PORT HADLOCK, Wash. (KAPP-KVEW) Jefferson County Sheriff's Office said on Tuesday around 9:40 p.m.; they received numerous reports of loud explosions, smoke, and large flames near the 700 block of Nesses Corner Road. Deputies said they heard reports of a…

25-year-old man injured in Yakima gang-related shooting

YAKIMA, Wash. — Yakima police responded to a second gang-related shooting Monday evening, just hours after a 17-year-old boy was shot while riding in his mother's car. "At this point, there's no indication that this is retaliation from the afternoon…

Umatilla County man convicted for murder, burglary

UMATILLA COUNTY, Oreg. — Back in April 2020, a Umatilla County man named Michael James Metcalfe was arraigned for second-degree murder and a handful of other charges. More than a year later, he's been convicted by the Umatilla County District…

Second shooting suspect arrested in Pasco

PASCO, Wash. -- The Pasco Police Department arrested Juan Ledesma, 33, Monday evening in connection to the shooting in Pasco Sunday night. Police have now arrested two suspects involved in the shooting near A Street and 10th Avenue. RELATED:…

Fire destroys Brownstown Tavern, FBI investigating

BROWNSTOWN, Wash. — The Federal Bureau of Investigation has taken charge of the investigation into a fire that destroyed an old tavern on the Yakama Reservation, just days after its owner testified in a federal murder trial. Firefighters responded just…

Robbery suspect arrested after assaulting Kennewick officer

KENNEWICK, Wash. -- The Kennewick Police Department arrested Juan Llanes-Contreras, 29, in connection with multiple armed robberies over the weekend. RELATED: Kennewick Police believe suspect robbed two gas stations in less than 24 hours Two gas stations were robbed at…

Pasco police arrest one involved in shooting Sunday night

UPDATE (10:00 a.m.): The Pasco Police Department arrested Miguel Paniagua, 29, for shooting at a car filled with approximately seven people inside Sunday night in Pasco. Pasco Police told KAPP-KVEW Paniagua was shot in the leg during a shootout with several…

KPD searching for Circle K robbery suspect

KENNEWICK, Wash. — Kennewick police are searching for a male suspect involved in a robbery at the Circle K on Clearwater Ave. early Saturday morning. Officials said an employee reported being robbed at knifepoint before the man took off in a…

Five shot in Dallas, including 4-year-old girl

Dallas police are investigating a shooting that injured five people Friday, including a 4-year-old girl. Around 4:45 p.m., police responded to reports of shooting among two groups of people "involved in a disturbance regarding an unknown matter," police said in a website…