Tri-Cities

Funeral for My Fat

Sharee Samuels may seem like an average person. She is a graduate student at Central Washington University, who is half the person she used to be -- literally. Samuels struggled with her weight as a child. Failed diet after failed…

Man Pleads Guilty to Skateboard Assault in Pendleton

A 23-year-old man pled guilty today to second degree assault for hitting a 74-year-old woman with a skateboard in Pendelton back in October. Justin Doss will serve 21 days in jail with credit for time served, perform 240 hours of…

Olympia Street Road Closure

Beginning Monday, January 6th, construction will begin on a portion of Phase 3 of the Olympia Street reconstruction project. 27th Ave. to 36th Ave. with be closed through the end of February. People who live south of 36th Ave. will…

Overnight Armed Robbery at Kennewick Circle K

Kennewick Police are investigating an armed robbery at the Circle K Store on West 4th Avenue. It happened last night just before Midnight. Police say the suspect displayed a firearm and demanded money from the clerk. They were able to…

Pasco Police Investigate Homicide, Suspect Arrested

Pasco Police are investigating a homicide after officers found the body of a deceased female at an apartment Friday night on the 700 block of West Lewis Street. The 46-year-old woman has not been identified pending notification of family. Police…

Update- Athletes Compete in the 1st Annual Cancer Crackdown

Over 70 athletes participated in the 1st Annual Cancer Crackdown today. Aegis Team Crossfit in Pasco, is celebrating their Re-Grand Opening by hosting a competitive event for fitness enthusiasts which benefits cancer fighting organizations in the Tri Cities. The entrance…

Boeing Machinists OK Contract Tied to 777X

Not an easy decision. That is how many Boeing workers are describing tonight's 51-49 vote on a new contract linked to the 777-X. Supporters of the deal say it will keep a lot of high-paying jobs in Washington State. Critics…

Snowstorm is Affecting Flights Out of Pasco

A snowstorm as big as the one in the east can have a rapid domino effect on flights all over the country.Many passengers at the Tri-Cities airport have to make a connection in Salt Lake City before getting to their…

From the Apple Valley to the Big Apple

Kyle Hitchcock and Mackenzie Taylor are inseperable music lovers. Both study the art and perform with the Davis High School choirs. Now the two will be taking their talents from the Apple Valley, to the Big Apple."Getting to work with…

Woman Dies After Accident in Richland

A 62-year-old pedestrian struck by a vehicle around 6:30 last night at the intersection of Lee and Stevens in Richland has died. The Benton County Coroners office confirms that Margaret Carraher died due to injuries she suffered at Kadlec Regional…

Craigen Defense Team Asks to Dismiss Crime Scene Photos

Defense attorney's for murder suspect George West Craigen are asking a judge to exclude crime scene photos, keep spectators from displaying emotion in court and prohibit media coverage of their clients case until trial. These requests were among 15 motions…

Dueling gun initiative backers turn in signatures

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) -- Backers of an initiative campaign to require background checks on all firearm sales in Washington turned in another 95,000 petition signatures this week. That brings their total to about 345,000.But The Olympian newspaper reports Initiative 594…

Boeing machinists voting on contract tied to 777X

SEATTLE (AP) - Boeing machinists will decide Friday whether to accept a contract that would concede some pension and health care benefits in order secure assembly of the company's new 777X airplane in Washington state. The offer has fractured the…

Marine from Spokane dies in Afghanistan

CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C. (AP) -- A U.S. Marine based at Camp Lejeune has died during combat operations in Afghanistan.The U.S. Department of Defense announced Thursday that Sgt. Jacob M. Hess of Spokane, Wash., died Wednesday in Helmand Province.The 22-year-old Marine…

Young trial tentatively planned for March

The murder trial of a Richland teenager accused of killing another teen is tentatively set for March 10th. John Young is accused of killing 17-year-old Joshua Snapp on July 4th of last year. Investigators believe Young and another teenager, Joshua…