Tri-Cities

Basin City Man Held on Suspicion of Rape

A Basin City man is on a 72 hour hold, pending an investigation he allegedly raped a woman Sunday morning at a residence in Basin City. The Franklin County Sheriff's Office booked 30-year-old Fermin Tapia into the Franklin County Jail…

Bill would direct some pot taxes to mental health

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) -- Lawmakers are considering a measure that would put some of the taxes that will potentially be gained from the state's new legal marijuana industry into mental health programs.The Senate Committee on Human Services & Corrections held…

Suspect arrested in house party stabbing in Pasco

Pasco Police arrest a 29-year-old man for allegedly stabbing another man early this morning at a house party. Officers were dispatched to Lourdes Health Center just ater 1 a.m. after a 23-year-old man arrived in a private vehicle suffering from…

Burbank Community Says Goodbye to One of Their Own

Hundreds gather in the auditorium at Columbia High School in Burbank today for a "Celebration of Life" for Hunter Conner. Conner died last weekend snowboarding at Ski Bluewood. The 8th grader was remembered all week with signs, posters, and a…

Super Bowl Talk for Football Rookies

Whether you're a football fan or not, you'll probably be watching the Super Bowl. Here's what a football rookie needs to know come Sunday's game."If I was at a Super Bowl party and I wanted to look like I knew…

Third Grade Super Bowl Party

Molly Whitney a 3rd grade teacher at Marcus Whitman Elementary in Richland said they had Seahawks day at school a few weeks ago and only a few of her students had Seahawks gear so her parents donated white shirts and…

Wash. Senate OKs immigrant financial aid bill

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) -- The Senate has approved a measure to expand college financial aid to include students who were brought to Washington state illegally as children.Senate Bill 6523 passed on a 35-10 bipartisan vote and now heads to the…

KPD Officer Retires from Law Enforcement

An officer with the Kennewick Police Department is retiring from law enforcement. Officer Allan Knox has served the citizens of Kennewick for the past 28 years. He has worked as a patrol officer, a detective, and most recently as the…

Kennewick Police Recover Stolen Vehicle

From the Kennewick Police Department- Summary of Incident- Kennewick Police Criminal Apprehension Team detectives were in the area of 1100 N Buchanan St. on an unrelated investigation. Detectives observed a 2003 GMC Sierra pickup with switched license plates. Detectives investigated…

Possible DUI Causes Injury Accident Near Kennewick

An impaired driver causes a crash that injures her passenger. It happened around 5:30PM yesterday on Interstate 82, about 10 miles South of Kennewick. The Washington State Patrol says the driver, 20 year old Brianna Johnstone left the roadway, overcorrected…

Lease Agreement Needed For Sun Down Races

As of right now the Tri Cities Horse Racing Association and the Benton Franklin Fair Association do not have a lease agreement. No lease agreement means no Sun Down races come April and May. Benton Franklin Fair Director Lori Lancaster…

CBC Seahawks Fan Photo

Columbia Basin College is showing its 12th man pride today.A small group of students got decked out in Seahawks gear to pose for a picture. There was the option for a Broncos fan picture after this, but no one showed…

Chopping and Trimming for 12th Man Pride

Alex Sandoval has been cutting hair since middle school. It's been his career path for the past ten years -- when the Seattle Seahawks earned their trip to the Super Bowl, people looking for a new look came to him…

Teen pleads guilty to Benton City stabbing

A Benton City teen pleaded guilty this morning to fatally stabbing a man in September and breaking into the victim's home. 19-year-old Noel Gonzalez is convicted of second-degree murder and first-degree burglary following the September 8 th stabbing death of…