Tri-Cities

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…

New Oregon non-profit gives grants to develop drones

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- A new Oregon non-profit organization is capitalizing on the state's recently approved commercial drone test ranges to grow the economy and drone-related jobs.The Oregon Unmanned Systems Business Enterprise started to solicit proposals on Thursday for matching…

Local Airman Graduates Basic Training

Air Force Airman Sarah J. Meadows graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness,…

Local Airman Graduates Basic Training

Air Force Airman Keltan M. Fulmer graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness,…

Seahawks Fan Makes Her Own Unique Outfits

Local waitress Danielle LeCompte is a big Seahawks fan with an even bigger personality. She shows her unique Seahawk spirit by creating multiple outfits. Her favorite, the Seahawks dress. Which is actually a men's jersey. Danielle wears the dress with…

Portion of Dayton St. Closed Tomorrow

A portion of Dayton Street in Kennewick will be closed tomorrow to allow crews to install an irrigation line. Dayton Street will be closed between 6th and 8th Avenues, near the YMCA office, from 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. No…

Trial for Joshua Hunt Will Start As Planned

The trial of accused murderer Joshua Hunt will start on February 10th as scheduled.The 19-year-old is one of two murder suspects in the killing of Joshua Snapp on the Fourth of July . Today Hunt's attorney requested the trial be…

Celebration of Life Service For Hunter Conner

A celebration of life service is set for this Saturday to remember Hunter Conner, the 14-year-old boy from Burbank who passed away after a snowboarding accident Sunday.Columbia Middle School principle Mike Taylor said Conner's parents want this to be a…

Washington to increase execution access

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) -- Washington state will allow witnesses to executions to see the entire process, including the insertion of intravenous catheters during a lethal injection.State officials told The Associated Press this week of a draft of a new witness…

Bill to guarantee paid sick leave passes House

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) -- A bill that would guarantee paid sick time away from work for some employees in Washington state has passed the House.The chamber approved the measure on a 52-45 vote Wednesday. The bill requires employers with more…

Richland Removes Hazardous Trees from Parks

The City of Richland and its vendor are in the process of removing hazardous trees throughout the City. Richland has an inventory of 5,621 trees and has identified 80 trees for removal based on poor health, location to infrastructure, and…

New energy research lab coming to PNNL

Construction on a new energy research facility at the Department of Energy's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory will start this April. The project, valued at approximately $10 million, will build a facility that will house a broad variety of energy research…