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Woman dies crossing I-84 near Stanfield

A woman has died after she was stuck by a vehicle on Interstate 84 near Stanfield.Witnesses report the woman was walking near the interstate when she attempted to cross the highway and was stuck by a vehicle traveling eastbound at…

Police: 2 killed, 6 injured in wrong-way highway crash

KENT, Wash. (AP) - Authorities say two people died and six more were injured in a series of crashes that started when the driver of one of the vehicles drove the wrong way onto a Washington highway.The Seattle Times reports Washington State Patrol Trooper Rick Johnson says the fatal collisions happened Monday night in Kent, where the driver of one car entered Highway 516 headed east in the westbound lanes.

Two Tri-Cities hospitals at odds about future plans

Lourdes Medical Center and Kadlec Regional Medical Center are at odds about its future plans.Tennessee-based RCCH Healthcare has proposed a deal to buy Lourdes but Kadlec is objecting it.Kadlec officials say the proposed terms could force major changes onto Lourdes…

State Supreme Court adopts rule to ensure unbiased jury

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - Washington state's Supreme Court has adopted a new rule that seeks to eliminate racial bias during jury selection.The ACLU says it's the first court in the country to adopt a rule to reduce implicit racial bias in jury trials.The court issued the rule last week. It goes into effect at the end of April.

Autopsy scheduled for Monday in infant death

An autopsy is planned for a 2-month-old female infant who died early Sunday morning, authorities said.At approximately 5:30 a.m., the Prosser Police Department responded to the 400 block of North River Road to assist emergency medical personnel involving an infant…

Caldwell police search for "dangerous" shooting suspect

CALDWELL, Idaho (AP) - Caldwell police are looking for a man they described as "armed and dangerous" after a shooting sent two men to the hospital.The Idaho Statesman reports the shooting occurred around 1:30 a.m. Sunday.A witness told police the suspect, described as a Hispanic man with a light complexion and a gray or black shirt, had fled, leaving both injured victims at the scene.