Yakima

Officer involved shooting in Wapato kills 1

On July 31, 2016, at around 8:15 pm two Wapato P.D. officers responded to 407 W. 2nd, within the city of Wapato on a reported domestic violence incident that was in-progress. A confrontation occurred inside the residence with Mario Torres,…

Helicopter crashes in Yakima County

The Yakima County Sheriff's Office received a call in reference to a helicopter that had crashed in a field and was on fire yesterday. Yakima County Fire and Rescue and the Yakima County Sheriff's Office went to the 100 Block…

Franklin County man tests positive for Zika virus

A Franklin County man in his 30s tested positive for Zika virus after traveling to Mexico, according to the Benton-Franklin Health District. The virus is spread through infected mosquitos, but once transmitted can spread through sexual contact. The type of…

Injured Mt. Adams hiker still missing

At the end of the operational period for July 20, 2016, search and rescue teams were unable to locate the injured hiker or turn up any evidence as to his possible location. During this search period the Washington Explorer Search…

Rizzi one of three finalists for Spokane Police Chief

Yakima Police Chief Dominic Rizzi, Jr. is on the short list to become the next police chief in Spokane. Rizzi, along with two finalists, James Dermody, a captain in the Seattle Police Department and Robert Lehner, the chief of police…

Walla Walla party shooting victim identified

One person is dead after a shooting at a party in Walla Walla around 2:36 a.m. Sunday.Detectives from the Special Teams Unit responded to a 911 call of shots fired in the 400 block of South 7th Avenue in Walla…

Yakima Police Department K-9 passes away

A former K-9 with the Yakima Police Department passed away Wednesday from natural causes. Yogi served the Yakima Police Department for seven years before retiring in June 2015.He passed away at the home of his former partner, Sgt. Tory Adams.Yogi…

Grandfather Charged in Boy's Death

Yakima County prosecutors have charged a Union Gap man in last year's death of his 10-year-old grandson. Steven Reedy, 58, was charged with manslaughter and unlawful firearms possession. Nathaniel Reedy-McCoy was struck in the chest as he stood with his…

Gigantic blueberries grown in Grandview

Farmers at Bill's Berry Farm where they are very pleased with this year's berry harvest, mainly because their berries grew so big! They use a method called biological agriculture treatment. "It's a certified organic method of doing it. But it's…

Police investigate homicide in Sunnyside

Sunnyside Police are investigating a homicide in Sunnyside Saturday morning. Officers were dispatched to the 1300 block of South 13th Street for a juvenile party. The 911 caller told the dispatcher that a fight broke out, then shots were fired,…

Tri-Cities Fever will not play in 2017

This is the full statement from Tri-Cities Fever owner Teri Carr on her reasoning for putting things on hold next season: The owners of the Tri-Cities Fever, JR and Teri Carr, are announcing that the team will be going "dormant"…