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Tanker trailer overturns, spilling potato oil in Pasco

PASCO, Wash. - A tanker truck's trailer overturned in Pasco on Monday morning spilling a liquid that has been identified as potato waste. Around 7 a.m., according to the Pasco Police Department, the truck was driving southbound on North Capitol…

UPDATE: Power has been restored to downtown Prosser

UPDATE (12:45 p.m.) -- Power has been restored, according to Benton PUD. The cause was a tree limb in the line. PROSSER, Wash. -- About 771 customers in Prosser are without power, according to Benton PUD. According to the utility company,…

19-year-old connected to Kennewick murder arrested

KENNEWICK, Wash. — Officers have arrested a 19-year-old, who they believe is connected to a murder in Kennewick on Saturday night. Investigators say 21-year-old Patrick Romero was shot and killed near Bruneau Place and Dennis Street around 6 p.m. Kennewick…

Two suspects in theft at Ranch & Home in Kennewick

UPDATE: The suspects have been identified. — KENNEWICK, Wash. --- According to police, two individuals are suspects in a Feb. 16 theft at the Kennewick Ranch & Home. Both people walked out of the store without paying for multiple store…

DUI driver crashes into, injures WSP trooper in College Place

UPDATE - According to Trooper Chris Thorson, the driver at fault was "fleeing the scene of a theft at Walmart in College Place" when the crash happened. https://twitter.com/wspd3pio/status/1229442669509611523 COLLEGE PLACE, Wash. - A Washington State Patrol trooper was struck by…

Granger woman shot in the head, according to coroner

GRANGER, Wash. --- Autopsy results have come in for the Granger woman killed in her bed after a drive-by shooting on Feb. 13. Carmen Sanchez, 67, died from a gunshot wound to the head according to the coroner. The Yakima…

Wanted sex offender arrested in Pasco

PASCO, Wash. — A wanted man is behind bars in the Franklin County Jail for failing to register as a sex offender and assault. Christopher Morton has been wanted by the Benton County Sheriff’s Office since last year. He was…

Missing Walla Walla woman has been found

UPDATE: Amanda Wolf has been located, according to the Walla Walla County Sheriff's Office. -- WALLA WALLA, Wash. -- The Walla Walla County Sheriff's Office is looking for a woman who hasn't been seen or heard from since last week.…

Oregon soldier dies in Afghanistan

The Department of Defense announced on Thursday that a soldier from Oregon died in a non-combat related incident. 21-year-old Spc. Branden Tyme Kimball from Central Point, Oregon died Wednesday at Bagram Airfield in Afghanistan. The incident is currently under investigation…

Woman shot to death on I-82 identified

YAKIMA COUNTY, Wash. — The Yakima County coroner's office has identified the victim of a fatal drive-by shooting Saturday as 35-year-old Maria Elena Luna-Corona. Luna-Corona was reportedly identified using fingerprint recognition, according to a coroner's office news release Tuesday. "The…

Over 1,000 bins burning near Wapato

WAPATO, Wash. - Yakima County Fire District #5 is currently battling a large bin pile fire near Wapato. According to the agency, over 1,000 bins are burning near Lateral 1 Road and Highway 97. Crews are asking that you avoid…

KPD: Three children who ran away have been found

UPDATE: The children have been found, according to KPD. "All three juveniles have been located and are safely home. We would like to thank all who assisted in their safe return," the department said in a Facebook post. -- KENNEWICK,…