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UPDATE: Kiona Benton High School Investigates Threat

A teenage girl has been emergency expelled for allegedly making a threat against other students at Kiona Benton High School. The Benton County Sheriff's Office was notified by school district officials after students allegedly heard about and saw this morning…

Police: Unattended Cars Getting Stolen

A note and a warning from the Pasco Police Department: Pasco Police ask that people be aware of leaving their vehicles unlocked and running. Numerous vehicles have been stolen over the past couple of weeks, throughout the Tri-Cities, while being…

Local Airman from Richland Graduates from Basic Training

Air Force Airman Steven M. Waller graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and…

Local Airman from West Richland Graduates Basic Training

Air Force Reserve Airman 1st Class Brandon M. Davis graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values,…

Safe Kids Benton-Franklin Offers Free Car Seat Checks

KENNEWICK -- Child safety seat laws and requirements are constantly evolving and can be confusing to parents and caregivers. Just when parents think they have mastered use and installation of a car seat, laws and guidelines change, such as a…

Public Forum Set Tonight regarding Zaepfel Stadium

The Yakima School District has a public forum set tonight to discuss the future of Zaepfel Stadium. Tonight's forum will be an opportunity for staff, parents and community members to receive information and updates on Zaepfel Stadium. The event will…

Benton City Man Gets 13 Years in Prison for Murder

A 19-year-old Benton City man is sentenced to 13 years in prison for the murder of Michael Edwards. Noel Gonzalez pled guilty to 2nd degree murder and 1st degree burglary following the September 8 th stabbing death of Michael Edwards…

Naches Valley School District Closed Today

Naches Valley School District- Due to an overnight power outage and an inability to heat the buildings, all schools will be closed today, February 6, 2014. Officials expect the outage to be corrected in order for school to remain tomorrow.

Local High School Athletes Sign Letters of Intent

Here's a list of some of the local high school athletes who have signed latters of intent to compete at the next level. If you know of any other athletes let us know via our email addresses kappnews@kapptv.com and kvewnews@kvewtv.com…

Wine Convention Draws Hundreds to Kennewick

The second largest wine convention in the nation is happening right now in Kennewick. The Washington Association of Wine Grape Growers is having their annual meeting. For three days the Three River convention center will be filled with everthing and…

Welcoming Home Champions

It was a cold and brisky Wednesday afternoon in downtown Seattle, that didn't stop nearly one million seahawk fans from flooding the streets with blue and neon green. Fans have been camped out since late last night, waiting for the…

New K9 For The Benton County Sheriff's Department

The Benton County Sheriff's Department has a new member on its team. Egon, the german shepherd, officially has his shield.Egon has been partnered with Deputy Brett Hansen. Together they completed a ten week/400 hour training program. Egon is trained to…

Wash. House passes abortion insurance bill

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) -- The House has approved a measure that would require Washington insurers offering maternity care to also cover elective abortions.House Bill 2148 passed on a 54-44 vote on Wednesday, and now heads to the Senate, where it's…

Chiawana's Singleton Chooses WSU

Chiawana High School safety and wide receiver Deion Singleton, who received multiple scholarship offers from major college football programs, opts for Washington State, where he will play safety. Below is the blurb on Singleton posted on the WSU web site:…