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Benton County Sheriff's Office Swears in New Deputy

Benton County Sheriff Steve Keane read the Oath of Office to Natalie Griffin this morning, as she was sworn in as a new Deputy for the Sheriff's Office. Deputy Griffin comes to the office with three years previous law enforcement…

Kennewick Finds Land for New Fire Station

The Kennewick City Council votes unanimously to buy two properties for the building of what would be it's 5th fire station. $400,000 worth of funding was secured for the location on Kellogg St. and 10th Ave. This would be the…

Market at the Parkway Agreement Extended

The City of Richland agrees to extend the Market at the Parkway through 2016. A recent survey reflected two-thirds of businesses in the parkway want to keep the farmers market that takes place every friday from June-October. The biggest concern,…

Richland High School Cheer Squad are State Champions

The Richland High School Cheer Squad are state champions. The nine-member squad earned first place in the 4A small/medium non-tumbling division at the WIAA Washington State Cheer Championships February 1 in Seattle. This is the first year that the school…

Felony Harassment Suspect Arrested Last Night

From the Kennewick Police Department- Type of Incident Felony Harassment & Warrant ServiceLocation of Incident 2105 N. Steptoe St, Trailer #146 Date and Time of Incident 0001 HoursDefendant's Name Shelby Haddock Age 32 Summary of incident: On 02-05-14, at approximately…

Fatal Shooting Yesterday in Umatilla

The Umatilla Major Crimes Team is investigating a fatal shooting outside of Hermiston. Authorities say it happened around 1PM yesterday in the rural area of Sunshine Lane. A private person transported an adult male victim to a local hospital. He…

Richland's Farmer's Market to Stay at the Parkway

The Farmer's Market in Richland will stay at the parkway, at least for the next three years. The Richland City Council unanimously voted last night to extend the facility use agreement through the 2016 season. The market at the Parkway…

Armed Robbery Last Night in Toppenish

Toppenish Police are looking for a man who allegedly held up a business last night. Officers responded to the 500 block of West 1st Avenue in reference to an armed robbery. They were told a masked man showed a pistol…

Local Teen Pays it Forward

Most teens with summer jobs use everything they've saved to purchase clothes, shoes or the latest gadget. Sky Druffel, however, used $600 she saved up from pulling rye this summer to purchase a Ford Explorer from a local non profit…

FDA Launches New Campaign to Teens from Smoking

The Food & Drug Administration is launching a new campaign aimed at getting teens to stop smoking cigarettes. The FDA has found that because teens are so focused on physical appearance, it may be more of a powerful message to…

Trios Health Expands Heart Care

Trios Health now has an expanded tool to help treat heart patients.Thanks to new catheter equipment doctors at Trios now have the ability to look at patients arteries near their heart to see where there could be a potential blockage.…

Police Chase Ends Near Yakima River in Richland

Around 12 o'clock the Richland police received reports of a man breaking into cars in the parking lot of Fred Meyer on Welsian Way.Officers quickly spotted the suspect in the parking lot. They recognized him as Anthony Roberts, someone who…

Washington State Penitentiary on Lockdown

WALLA WALLA - All four West Complex units at the Washington State Penitentiary are on lockdown after an assault resulted in one offender receiving stab wounds Tuesday morning. The assault occurred at about 8:30 a.m. in a common area of…

Owl Stolen from Yakima "Raptor House"

Yakima PD- On 02-01-2014 a Yakima County Sheriff's deputy responded to the "Raptor House" on Wiseacre Rd off of East Selah Rd. Upon arrival it was determined that sometime during on Friday, January 31 st an unknown subject entered the…

Drive By Shooting Last Night in Kennewick

From the Kennewick PD- Victim's Name- Kayla Berryhill age 23 Summary of Incident: Kennewick, WA On February 3rd at approximately 1030PM, multiple calls to the 911 center for shots fired at 2105 N Steptoe, trailer #146. Upon arrival, officers found…

Two Kennewick Men Arrested for an Alleged Child Rape

From the Kennewick PD- Victim's Name- 12 year old female from Mesa Defendant's Names- James Austin Cody Draughon Age 28 of Kennewick Christopher Taylor Carver Age 22 of Kennewick Summary of Incident: Kennewick, WA On the night of February 2,…