Tri-Cities

MLK 23rd Annual Bell Ringing Ceremony

Today is Martin Luther King Day and hundreds of people gather to honor Dr. King at the 23rd Annual Bell Ringing Ceremony at Columbia Basin College in Pasco. One young girl who was asked to lay roses at the foot…

Escaped prisoners from Idaho captured near Walla Walla

The two men who escaped from the North Idaho Correctional Institution in Cottonwood early Saturday morning are back in custody. The Idaho County Sheriff's Office says 20-year-old Caleb Joe Thomas and 21-year-old Ridge Scott Dains were captured while driving a…

Trios Health to hold free 'Heart Smart' health screenings

Trios Health will hold two free "Heart Smart" events for un- and under-insured individuals, featuring cholesterol and glucose screenings, in observation of Heart Month in February. The screenings, offered to the first 130 individuals to sign up, will be held…

Obama: Pot is not more dangerous than alcohol

WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama says he doesn't think marijuana is more dangerous than alcohol.Obama doesn't argue for legalizing pot. But he says in an interview with "The New Yorker" that pot is less dangerous than alcohol, quote, "in…

Officials warn of stagnant air in Washington, Oregon

SEATTLE (AP) - The National Weather Service is warning residents of Washington and Oregon about stagnant air throughout the region. Forecasters said light winds and a ridge of high pressure will leave pollution trapped near the ground and degrade air…

30 Car Prowls Reported Saturday in Kennewick

From Kennewick Police- On January 18, 2014 officers with the Kennewick Police Department took reports from about 25 victims involving about 30 vehicles that were entered and property was removed. It appears the majority of the vehicles were unlocked at…

MLK Spirit Awward Winner Announced

Dr. Wayne Martin will be honred at CBC Monday with the 2014 Martin Luther King Spirit Award. The official CBC release on Dr. Martin is below: Dr. Wayne Martin is the 2014 Martin Luther King Spirit Award winner for continuing…

The 12th Man Conquers Badger Mountain

Hundreds of Seahawks fans gathered at Badger Mountain for the 12th Man Badger Mountain Hike. Despite the chilly weather, everyone was geared up, in spirit and ready to hike up Badger Mountain to pay tribute to their team. A small…

Pasco Man Dies in Car Accident

A Pasco man dies after losing control of his car on an icy road. 29-year-old Angel Astudillo was driving down Kahlotus Rd., nine miles east of Pasco, when his car went off the road and rolled down an embankment, coming…

Seahawks Host Hometown Rallies in Richland, Yakima

Even though the Seattle Seahawks' 12th man is ready for the NFC Championship righ tnow -- fans still have to wait a little while longer. Tonight, the Seahawks sponsored rallies in both Yakima and the Tri-Cities. In Richland, about 100…

Polar Plunge 2014

Four hundred people have already signed up to take the polar plunge in the Columbia River tomorrow morning. The fundraiser is organized by law enforcement agencies in the Tri Cities and the water temperature is usually right around 35 degrees.…

Murder Victim's Best Friend Speaks Out

Two weeks after the body of a 20-year-old Walla Walla woman who was shot to death was found, her close friends remain shocked over her murder and especially shocked at who is believed to have commited the crime. Beatriz Fuentes…

Jury Finds Pasco Shooting Suspect Guilty of Assault

A Franklin County jury returned a guilty verdict against 38-year-old Manual Juan Preciado on one count of Assault in the Second Degree with firearm enhancement, a lesser included offense. In a release, Franklin County Prosecuting Attorney Shawn Sant says the…

Private Deposition on Autopsy of 9 Month Old Baby

Attorney's hold a private deposition in the case of a 36-year-old Richland man accused of killing nine month old Serenity Reedy. Jose Aguilar is charged with second degree murder and rape. The doctor who examined Reedy's body will leave town…

21st Annual Tri-Cities Sportsmen Show Starts Tomorrow

Featuring a variety of attractions, including some exotic big cats, the 21st annual Tri-Cities Sportsmen Show gets underway tomorrow at the TRAC in Pasco. The three-day show will feature a variety of outdoor oriented exhibitors, the latest how-to seminars on…