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Kennewick police apprehend trespasser threatening suicide

KENNEWICK, Wash. — Kennewick Police took a 59-year-old man into custody after threatening suicide in response to an eviction claim. A routine procedure took a turn on Friday morning, according to Kennewick Police Sgt. Jason Kiel. Police were called to…

Michigan certifies Biden win; a setback for Trump challenge

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan election officials on Monday certified Democrat Joe Biden’s 154,000-vote victory in the state, another setback for President Donald Trump in his futile effort to undermine the results of the Nov. 3 election through baseless legal…

Apple Cup canceled as WSU battles COVID-19 outbreak

PULLMAN, Wash. — This year’s Apple Cup is canceled. Three days after Washington State announced Saturday’s game at Stanford was canceled, next Friday’s rivalry game against the University of Washington has also been called off. According to the Pac-12 Conference,…

Elderly man seriously injured in hit and run in Kennewick

KENNEWICK, Wash. -- The Kennewick Police Department is investigating a hit and run that occurred early Friday evening leaving a 76-year-old man seriously injured. Kennewick Police say the man was struck while in his wheelchair around 5:25 p.m. Friday at…

Live at 2:30: COVID-19 update from Gov. Inslee

OLYMPIA, Wash. -- Governor Jay Inslee will give a 2:30 p.m. update Friday on the state's response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The governor plans to let people and businesses know about the help available to them. Department of Commerce…

Live at 10a: Tri-Cities COVID-19 news conference

KENNEWICK, Wash. - The Benton-Franklin Health District and leaders of local hospitals plan to address the pandemic and recent surge in local cases on Friday, November 20. The news conference will take place at 10 a.m.; KAPP-KVEW Local News will…

How to get free Thanksgiving dinners through Walmart

KENNEWICK, Wash. -- Walmart has a plan to "feed everyone in America for free this Thanksgiving." The megastore chain is partnering with food companies Butterball, Campbell's, Coca-Cola and mobile rewards platform Ibotta to launch the Free Thanksgiving Dinner program. RELATED: Kennewick…

Seahawks, Sounders FC home stadium has a new name

SEATTLE -- The professional sports stadium formerly known as Qwest Field and CenturyLink Field now has a new name. The Seattle Seahawks and Lumen Technologies announced Thursday that the team's home is now known as Lumen Field. Our home…

KSD to re-evaluate hybrid learning schedule in January

KENNEWICK, Wash. -- The Kennewick School District Board decided Wednesday night to wait until January to re-evaluate the hybrid learning schedule for middle and high school students. The decision came shortly after the Benton-Franklin Health District recommended that schools districts…