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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…

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,…

Portland leaders call for reflection amid protests

After a night of rioting in Portland, Oregon, those responsible for the damage to police headquarters, a shopping mall and many businesses will be tracked down, authorities said Saturday, but also adding that this was a moment for soul searching.…

Meet NASA's first commercial astronauts

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Astronauts Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken join NASA’s exclusive inner circle by catching a ride on a SpaceX rocket and capsule. It’s only the fifth time that NASA has put people aboard a brand new…