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Two Suspicious Car Fires in Yakima Last Night

Yakima Firefighters were called out to two suspicious vehicle fires last night. The first happened around 8PM last night on the 1200 block of West Prasch Avenue. Firefighters began battling the flames when they noticed another fire several blocks away.…

Jury Finds Pasco Shooting Suspect Guilty of Assault

A Franklin County jury returned a guilty verdict against 38-year-old Manual Juan Preciado on one count of Assault in the Second Degree with firearm enhancement, a lesser included offense. In a release, Franklin County Prosecuting Attorney Shawn Sant says the…

Private Deposition on Autopsy of 9 Month Old Baby

Attorney's hold a private deposition in the case of a 36-year-old Richland man accused of killing nine month old Serenity Reedy. Jose Aguilar is charged with second degree murder and rape. The doctor who examined Reedy's body will leave town…

21st Annual Tri-Cities Sportsmen Show Starts Tomorrow

Featuring a variety of attractions, including some exotic big cats, the 21st annual Tri-Cities Sportsmen Show gets underway tomorrow at the TRAC in Pasco. The three-day show will feature a variety of outdoor oriented exhibitors, the latest how-to seminars on…

Assault Victim Won't Name Assailant

A Kennewick man checks himself into the emergency room with life threatening injuries after an alleged overnight assault. Kennewick police said that 29 year-old Jason Enyeart checked himself into the emergency room at Ttrios health around 1 a.m.. Enyeart lives…

The Attorney General's Opinion on Local Moratoriums

Today the Attorney General is giving his opinion on local moratoriums following a request from the State Liquor Board, which will regulate the legal pot business. He says that the way Initiative 502 was written allows local governments to regulate…

Fire Destroys Home Near Wapato

Nathan Bushman walks the burned pathway leading to a burned home. This was the house he grew up in as a child before it was sold to another family -- it now lies in ashes. "I can remember learning to…

City Council Hears from Council Candidates

Yakima City Council hosts a special meeting this afternoon to hear from potential city council candidates. The council heard from 13 candidates vying for a spot on the council, after former member Sara Bristol moved away with her family. The…

Lowe's Donates to Local Charity

A local charity in Yakima receives a generous donation this morning. Members from Habitat for Humanity receive a $1,000 donation from Lowe's today following the store's grand opening. The store is also matching any gift card purchases made, which will…

Limited Lockdown of Wahluke Schools in Mattawa

A general threat was made to Wahluke High School in Mattawa this morning. The Grant County Sheriff's Department says that the threat has not been confirmed.Wahluke School District implemented its emergency procedures and is coordinating efforts with the Grant County…

Mendoza nominated for federal bench

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) -- A state judge from the Tri-Cities has been nominated by President Obama to become a federal judge for Eastern Washington.Salvador Mendoza Jr. was nominated on Thursday.Mendoza has been a Superior Court judge for Benton and Franklin…

Wash. top lawyer: Cities can block pot business

SEATTLE (AP) -- Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson says cities and counties can block licensed marijuana businesses from operating.In a long-awaited opinion Thursday, Ferguson says the state's legal marijuana law, Initiative 502, leaves local governments the option of adopting moratoriums…

New Marijuana Bill Proposed

A newly proposed marijuana bill in the State House would require cities and counties to cooperate with the terms put forth by the state liquor control board if it becomes law. This means cities would not be allowed to implement…

Raise Your Flag

Central Washington University staff members Loran Allen and Joe Allemand spend the morning raising 12th Man flags across campus. The two maintenance workers came up with the idea after finding out Governor Jay Inslee declared every Friday before a Seahawks…

Semi Tips Over Near Selah

A truck driver escapes serious injury this morning after crashing his semi on I-82, near Selah. Washington State Patrol says it happened around 10:30 -- the driver was merging back onto I-82 when the semi tipped over. Troopers believe the…

Woman Carjacked in West Valley

Yakima sheriff's deputies are looking for a man they say threatened a woman and stole her car this morning. It happened just before 8 on the 8300 block of Ahtanum Road -- the 21 year old woman was in her…