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Trump threatens to send military to end protests

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump threatened to deploy United States military unless states halt violent protests. Trump said he was recommending that governors deploy the National Guard in sufficient numbers to “dominate the streets. If governors fail to take…

Wapato man killed in crash on SR 97

WAPATO, Wash. -- A Wapato man died in a crash at State Route 97 and West First Avenue Monday morning. The Washington State Patrol said 68-year-old Antonio Macias was driving westbound on First Avenue in an Acura four-door sedan when…

Washington anglers can fish for free June 6-7

OLYMPIA, Wash. — Anglers can fish without a license in Washington on June 6-7 thanks to the Department of Fish and Wildlife’s annual “Free Fishing Weekend.” WDFW asks that those participating recreate responsibly in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. “It’s…

Face coverings required in Yakima County starting June 3

YAKIMA, Wash. -- The Yakima Health District has announced that face coverings will be required in public places in Yakima County starting Wednesday, June 3. Dr. Teresa Everson, Health Officer at the Yakima Health District, issued a Health Officer Directive…

Crews search for missing hiker near Cle Elum

CLE ELUM, Wash. -- Search and rescue crews are looking for a hiker that went missing near Cle Elum on Saturday. The Kittitas County Sheriff's Office received a report of an overdue hiker on Saturday, May 30 around 7:30 p.m.…

Police close all entrances to Columbia Center Mall

KENNEWICK, Wash. -- The Kennewick Police Department has closed all entrances to the Columbia Center Mall Sunday night in regards to a possible protest. Kennewick Police said that mall security requested extra security for the possible protest. There are rumors…

Power outage affecting KAPP transmission site

Update: As of Sunday at 5 p.m., 7,000 customers have had their power restored with 8,300 expected to be back in service by Monday evening. --- YAKIMA COUNTY, Wash. Power outages affecting thousands of customers in the greater Yakima area…

Target practice turns into wildfire near Benton City

BENTON COUNTY, Wash. -- A wildfire that has spread more than 1,000 acres on Bureau of Land Management land near I-82 will continue to burn throughout the night, officials told KAPP-KVEW. Officials say the initial report is that the fire…

FBI identifies federal officer killed near protest

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — A federal law enforcement officer who was shot and killed while providing security at the U.S. courthouse in Oakland during a protest has been identified. Dave Patrick Underwood, 53, died from gunshot wounds sustained after someone…

Boy Scout victims' face choice when suing

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Some victims of childhood sex abuse who are considering suing the Boy Scouts of America face a choice: an anguished rush to meet a deadline earlier than what lawmakers intended, or wait and sue local councils,…