Tri-Cities

Kennewick robber arrested after four months of laying low

KENNEWICK, Wash. — Kennewick police officers finally located and arrested a wanted suspect connected with a local robbery committed in November 2020. According to a Facebook post by the Kennewick Police Department (KPD), officers and detectives with the Criminal Apprehension…

Coronavirus update: Five community deaths announced

KENNEWICK, Wash. — In their daily update to bi-county coronavirus metrics, the Benton-Franklin Health District (BFHD) announced their weekly updates to the death toll while tacking on a number of new cases. According to today's update, Benton County added 30…

Kennewick police officer thwarts $10,000 cash scam

KENNEWICK, Wash. — Officers from the Kennewick Police Department assisted an elderly citizen who was scammed into sending $10,000 to someone misidentifying themselves as a representative of the United States Social Security Administration. According to a post on the Kennewick…

Coronavirus update: Positivity declines nearly 2%

KENNEWICK, Wash. — Public health officials from the Benton-Franklin Health District (BFHD) announced updated coronavirus positivity rates from the CBC West testing site in addition to updates to the bi-county case count. According to the BFHD, Benton County added just…