Tri-Cities

Kennewick Police investigating deadly shooting

KENNEWICK, Wash.– Kennewick police are investigating a possible shooting in downtown Kennewick Thursday night. Around 10 p.m. police received several reports of a shooting near 2nd and Washington. When police arrived they found the body of a man outside a…

Columbia River shoreline closed; toxic algae found

KENNEWICK, Wash. -- The Benton-Franklin Health District is warning the public to stay out of the water along the Columbia River shoreline in the Tri-Cities due to toxic bacteria commonly referred to as blue-green algae. BFHD posted a public notice…

Travel clinic offers free vaccinations in Pasco

PASCO, Wash. — Medical Teams International is running free vaccination clinics around Pasco this week. The first clinic is Tuesday, Sept. 14, running until 7 p.m. at the Old Boys and Girls Club, 333 Court Street. "Our team is coming…

Tri-Cities: 668 new COVID cases, high case rate

KENNEWICK, Wash. — The Tri-Cities area tallied 668 new COVID-19 cases in the last three days, one of the highest-ever local three-day counts, the Benton-Franklin Health District reports. Benton County's 434 new cases pushed the county to another milestone: 25,000…

Kennewick home and car struck with multiple rounds of bullets

KENNEWICK, Wash. -- Several 911 calls reported weapons complaints and referenced shots fired early Sunday morning in Kennewick, according to Kennewick Police Department (KPD). The incident happened around the 4000 block of South Vancouver Street at 2:08 a.m., according to…

Hundreds gather to remember 9/11 in Kennewick on Saturday

KENNEWICK, Wash. -- Hundreds of spectators gathered at the 9/11 Memorial at the Southridge Complex in Kennewick on Saturday. The 30-minute ceremony honored those who lost their lives 20 years ago today. Afterwards, attendees walked up to the memorial…

Tri-Cities region loses 400th community member to COVID-19

KENNEWICK, Wash. — Public health officials for the bi-county region that encompasses the Tri-Cities have announced 11 more community deaths to COVID-19 complications. This brings the region past 400 community members lost to the virus during the pandemic. According to…

Anonymous donors give $100K to local nonprofit

PASCO, Wash. — A leader in local philanthropy helped donors to make a $100,000 gift to a local nonprofit that could use a boost. Making a difference on Thursday, 3 Rivers Community Foundation handed the big check to Tri-County Partners Habitat…