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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…

Boeing machinists voting on contract tied to 777X

SEATTLE (AP) - Boeing machinists will decide Friday whether to accept a contract that would concede some pension and health care benefits in order secure assembly of the company's new 777X airplane in Washington state. The offer has fractured the…

Marine from Spokane dies in Afghanistan

CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C. (AP) -- A U.S. Marine based at Camp Lejeune has died during combat operations in Afghanistan.The U.S. Department of Defense announced Thursday that Sgt. Jacob M. Hess of Spokane, Wash., died Wednesday in Helmand Province.The 22-year-old Marine…

Young trial tentatively planned for March

The murder trial of a Richland teenager accused of killing another teen is tentatively set for March 10th. John Young is accused of killing 17-year-old Joshua Snapp on July 4th of last year. Investigators believe Young and another teenager, Joshua…

A Life of Accomplishments

For almost his entire life, Yakima's Nelson Bennett has had a passion for the snow. He's operated ski resorts, taught celebrities how to ski, and even directed a ski patrol out of Idaho. One of his greatest accomplishments was also…

Rollarena's 60th Anniversary

An establishment that's seen a lot of birthday parties over the years celebrated one of its own. The Rollarena in Richland is celebrating its 60th anniversary. The Rollarena has been in Alan Bacon's family for 60 years. He has been…

6 Arrested on New Year's Eve for DUI

In Yakima County, Washington State Patrol says 6 people were arrested on New Year's Eve on suspicion of driving under the influence. Troopers say the same amount of people were arrested last year as well. Earlier this year, state patrol…

Two People Sought Following Burglary in Eltopia

The Franklin County Sheriff's Office needs your help in identifying two people who burglarized the Mr. Quick's Country Store in Eltopia this morning. This is the second recent burglary at this location and it is unknown if the two events…

Fever Roster Continues to Take Shape

The Tri-Cities Fever announces signing of linebacker E.J. Nduka of Sam Houston St. He helped lead Sam Houston to FCS championship in '11 and '12, and played for CFL's Toronto Argonauts in '13. He has also spent time with the…

6 Injured in Rollover on I-82 near Sunnyside

6 people were injured in a single vehicle collision on Interstate 82 near Sunnyside yesterday. According to the Washington State Patrol, 31 year old Oscar Roque lost control of his vehicle, entered the median, and rolled. He and his five…

Kennewick Police Recover Two Stolen Vehicles

Kennewick Police recover two stolen vehicles over the holiday. The first, a 1997 Honda Accord was spotted in the parking lot of the Park Ridge Apartments. A subject jumped in the car, sped off, and eventually crashed the car into…

Yakima's First New Year's Baby

Yakima doesn't have to wait long for its first baby of 2014. The first baby of 2014 was born at Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital and is Mayah Lou Melendrez, born at 12:40 a.m. on Jan. 1, 2014. She was 8…