A Kennewick man will spend five years in federal prison for trying to have sex with a 13-year-old girl and sending several pictures of his genitals.
Police are looking for someone who stole from a Pasco church three separate times, most recently on Wednesday.
UPDATE: Authorities have additionally arrested Renee Mann and Larry Flett for using a Freeman parent's identity to rack up thousands of dollars in fraudulent purchases, our news partner KXLY reports.
UPDATE @ 8:55am: Suspect in custody----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------BREAKING NEWS UPDATE: Active standoff situation underway in Walla Walla with a man who has a knife. Police responding to shots fired, now learning that sound was actually windows being broken out of a car.…
TACOMA, Wash. (AP) - A Brinnon, Washington man was sentenced to six months in prison and fined $25,000 for trafficking ivory from protected species.U.S. Attorney Annette Hayes says David L. Boone took part in an operation between 2006 and 2008 that smuggled narwhal tusks from Canada into the U.S.Narwhals are Arctic whales that are often called the "Unicorn of the Sea" because of their prominent tusk.Hayes says Boone sold the tusks on the black market at a huge profit.
PASCO, Wash.-- Pasco Police Department responded to a violent domestic dispute call on the 900 block of S. 9th Avenue just before midnight Saturday. When officers arrived, they confronted 31-year old Edwin Espejo, who was involved in the dispute.
Police arrested a pair who made massive illegal purchases like brand news cars by using sophisticated printing equipment to create fraudulent IDs.
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) - A 15-year-old boy has pleaded not guilty in a school shooting that left one classmate dead and three wounded in Washington state.Court documents released Tuesday revealed that Caleb Sharpe entered the plea Friday during a brief court appearance two days after the shooting at rural Freeman High School.Sharpe, a sophomore, is charged as a juvenile with one count of first-degree murder and three counts of attempted first-degree murder.
A transient woman ran from Pasco Police in a bumpy vehicle pursuit turned foot chase. Police are currently looking for her.
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) - A man arrested in the kidnapping of a Cheney marijuana store employee has given a jailhouse confession to a Spokane television station.Donovan Culps told KHQ-TV Monday that he shot Cameron Smith several times after Smith declined to sell him pot products because he didn't have identification.The 36-year-old Culps told the station he was having a bad day and that Smith "got the ugly side of it."
VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) - Nearly 2,000 patients at a Vancouver, Washington, hospital are being notified that an employee unnecessarily accessed their private health information.
NAMPA, Idaho (AP) - A former Idaho police officer has been arrested in Oregon in connection with the death of his parents in their Nampa, Idaho, home.
A woman is in the hospital tonight after being shot in the arm at a Toppenish home.
Law enforcement seized 20 pounds of methamphetamine in Finley on Thursday.
Deputies are looking two women who allegedly broke into a worried Freeman High School parent's car as she was trying to find her kids after Wednesday's fatal shooting.
An elderly man from the Yakima area was scammed out of $65,000 Wednesday after he was told he won a contest.
Kennewick Police arrested a Pasco man seen walking through a parking lot with a shotgun.
A Creswell man is in jail for shooting an Oregon State Trooper as he was getting pulled over for driving a stolen vehicle Tuesday afternoon.
ROCKFORD, Wash. (AP) — A gunman opened fire at a high school in a tiny town south of Spokane Wednesday, killing one student and injuring three others, authorities said.
Pasco Police arrested a man accused of robbing Fiesta Foods at gunpoint overnight.
OREGON CITY, Ore. (AP) - An Oregon man has been sentenced to 25 years in prison for the 2015 shooting death of a man inside a mobile home.The Oregonian/OregonLive reports Jeremy Bonsignore pleaded guilty in Clackamas County to burglary and manslaughter. As part of a plea deal, charges of murder and aggravated murder were dropped.The 27-year-old was scheduled to plead guilty last week, but had a seizure in the courtroom.
SALEM, Ore. (AP) - A Salem man has pleaded guilty to killing his ex-girlfriend.The Statesman Journal reports (https://is.gd/KTAAwW ) that Cristian Acosta's plea allowed him to avoid a possible death sentence. A judge will decide later this year whether to sentence him to life without parole or give him the chance for parole after 30 years.The 23-year-old Acosta is not a U.S. citizen, and would face deportation if he is eventually released from prison.
A man died from jumping off an overpass onto a moving train while he was trying to flee police Tuesday in Adams County.
Benton County Gang Enforcement Team located two illegal marijuana grows and one hash oil laboratory Tuesday morning in Benton City.