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Olympia Street Road Closure

Beginning Monday, January 6th, construction will begin on a portion of Phase 3 of the Olympia Street reconstruction project. 27th Ave. to 36th Ave. with be closed through the end of February. People who live south of 36th Ave. will…

Overnight Armed Robbery at Kennewick Circle K

Kennewick Police are investigating an armed robbery at the Circle K Store on West 4th Avenue. It happened last night just before Midnight. Police say the suspect displayed a firearm and demanded money from the clerk. They were able to…

Pasco Police Investigate Homicide, Suspect Arrested

Pasco Police are investigating a homicide after officers found the body of a deceased female at an apartment Friday night on the 700 block of West Lewis Street. The 46-year-old woman has not been identified pending notification of family. Police…

Update- Athletes Compete in the 1st Annual Cancer Crackdown

Over 70 athletes participated in the 1st Annual Cancer Crackdown today. Aegis Team Crossfit in Pasco, is celebrating their Re-Grand Opening by hosting a competitive event for fitness enthusiasts which benefits cancer fighting organizations in the Tri Cities. The entrance…

Officer Involved Shooting

An officer involved shooting overnight in Yakima. The official release from the police department is below:On 1/4/14 at about 0300 hours (3AM), a Yakima police officer was checking on a suspicious vehicle parked at the car wash, 907 E. Nob…

Boeing Machinists OK Contract Tied to 777X

Not an easy decision. That is how many Boeing workers are describing tonight's 51-49 vote on a new contract linked to the 777-X. Supporters of the deal say it will keep a lot of high-paying jobs in Washington State. Critics…

Police Seek Suspects in Armed Robbery in Yakima

Police are looking for three Hispanic males suspected of robbing a Yakima business Friday night at gunpoint. Officers responded to Reyna's Joyeria located on the 1100 block of West Lincoln just after 6 PM following a 911 call for help.…

Snowstorm is Affecting Flights Out of Pasco

A snowstorm as big as the one in the east can have a rapid domino effect on flights all over the country.Many passengers at the Tri-Cities airport have to make a connection in Salt Lake City before getting to their…

Kittitas Valley Fire and Rescue Reduce Bond Amount

Ellensburg, Wash. - Kittitas County Fire District 2 (serving the community as Kittitas Valley Fire and Rescue) has reduced the amount of a bond it will consider asking voters to approve in the April Special Election. The purpose of the…

Man Dead After Standoff With Police

A man is dead after resisting arrest and exchanging gunfire with police. It all started around 2 this afternoon in Selah on Rushmore Road, when police served a search warrant following a car prowl investigation. Five individuals were arrested, however,…

From the Apple Valley to the Big Apple

Kyle Hitchcock and Mackenzie Taylor are inseperable music lovers. Both study the art and perform with the Davis High School choirs. Now the two will be taking their talents from the Apple Valley, to the Big Apple."Getting to work with…

YPD Officers Promoted

Three Yakima police officers are honored today as they are promoted in front of city officials. The Yakima Police Department promoted Sergeant Jay Seely to the rank of Lieutenant this morning, along with officers Ryan Wisner and Rich Fowler, who…

Woman Dies After Accident in Richland

A 62-year-old pedestrian struck by a vehicle around 6:30 last night at the intersection of Lee and Stevens in Richland has died. The Benton County Coroners office confirms that Margaret Carraher died due to injuries she suffered at Kadlec Regional…

Craigen Defense Team Asks to Dismiss Crime Scene Photos

Defense attorney's for murder suspect George West Craigen are asking a judge to exclude crime scene photos, keep spectators from displaying emotion in court and prohibit media coverage of their clients case until trial. These requests were among 15 motions…

Dueling gun initiative backers turn in signatures

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) -- Backers of an initiative campaign to require background checks on all firearm sales in Washington turned in another 95,000 petition signatures this week. That brings their total to about 345,000.But The Olympian newspaper reports Initiative 594…