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Prosser crash sends one to hospital

PROSSER - A two car crash sends one to the hospital. Benton County Sheriffs Office saying the driver of a BMW, Diana Wilson, was headed northbound on Bun Road and ran a stop sign hitting an SUV driven by Manuel Maldonado Reyes. 

New infectious unit at Spokane hospital ready for patients

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) - A new ward at a Spokane hospital is ready to handle patients with highly infectious diseases such as Ebola.Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center is one of 10 hospitals in the country chosen by the federal government to host "special pathogens unit" for people with Ebola or other highly infectious diseases. It could take patients from Washington, Oregon, Idaho and Alaska in the event of an outbreak.

Bombers' mushroom cloud mascot causing controversy

There is no shortage of nuclear history in the Tri-Cities, but a survey circulating social media is asking people to weigh in on how they feel about the Richland High School Bombers logo, a mushroom cloud reminiscent of the atom bomb dropped on Japan in World War II.

1 in hospital after possible DUI crash

YAKIMA, Wash - Charges are pending after a 3 car collision near Yakima. WSP says 47 year old Andreas Luderer of Moxee was headed eastbound on SR 24 and hit two cars that were turning onto SR 24 from Beaudry Road.