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  • Pendleton man in custody after burglarizing homes, vehicles

    MILTON-FREEWATER, OR - A 23-year-old man is in jail after burglarizing homes and vehicles in the Milton-Freewater area. On November 15 just after 2 a.m., deputies responded to a report of multiple shots fired in the area of Ruby Lane in Milton-Freewater. As a UCSO Deputy and a Milton-Freewater PD officer arrived on scene, with a second UCSO deputy responding, more reports came in of shots fired at a home on Didion Lane and then reports of shots fired on Crockett Road. Dep...
  • The Great American Smoke-Out: Quit smoking for a day

    UNITED STATES - The American Cancer Society is urging smokers to kick the habit today as part of the Great American Smoke Out. The Nationwide campaign encourages smokers to quit for a day, and then consider quitting for good. If you're a smoker and want to quit, there are hotlines you can call for help. The number for the Cancer Society's "Quit For Life" program is 1-800-227-2345. You can also call the Washington State quit line at 1-800-QUIT-NOW.
  • Elderly woman dies in mobile home fire in Yakima

    An elderly woman died in a mobile home fire on West Washington Avenue in Yakima Wednesday night. 

  • Washington firefighter hit by car while battling Woolsey fire

    A firefighter from Washington suffered severe chest trauma after being hit by a car while battling the Woolsey Fire Thursday morning. 

  • Graffiti removal on Richland bike trails

    "You know I got to say, I think most of us were used to seeing this fence covered in graffiti because this was a common place that we were constantly getting graffiti reports it's not a very well lit area, it's not a high traffic area..."

  • Impact of I-1639 seen by local gun stores

    Several gun shops around Eastern Washington have seen a dramatic increase in gun sales and confused gun owners looking for clarification on the new initiative. 

  • Surveillance video released in Katie Summers fatal DUI, hit and run

    Katie Summers was officially charged Friday in the fatal hit and run crash that claimed the life of 31-year-old Leo Biruetta. 

  • PNNL develops mass casualty device to assist first responders

    RICHLAND, WA- Pacific Northwest National Laboratory has created a new device called 'VitalTag.' 

  • Critical need for blood donations

    UNITED STATES - The American Red Cross is asking for people to add one item to their holiday to-do list: donate blood. The charity is experiencing a blood shortage after receiving 21,000 fewer donations than usual during September and October. Right now there is a critical need for Type O blood - both positive and negative. The Red Cross says it needs to collect more than 13,000 blood donations every day to meet the daily need.  
  • Tickborne illnesses at all-time high

    UNITED STATES - The number of tickborne diseases in the U.S. is at an all-time high. This is according to a new report released by the CDC on Wednesday, November 14. Nearly 60,000 people were diagnosed with a tickborne illness last year... mostly Lyme disease. Scientists believe temperatures, rainfall, and humidity may all play a factor in the rise. The report says more work needs to be done to prevent and control ticks and tickborne infections.
  • 28-year-old woman in jail for fatal Walla Walla hit and run

    A 28-year-old Walla Walla woman is in custody for a fatal hit and run collision. 

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  • Pendleton man in custody after burglarizing homes, vehicles

    Pendleton man in custody after burglarizing homes, vehicles

    Thursday, November 15 2018 2:52 PM EST2018-11-15 19:52:05 GMT
    MILTON-FREEWATER, OR - A 23-year-old man is in jail after burglarizing homes and vehicles in the Milton-Freewater area. On November 15 just after 2 a.m., deputies responded to a report of multiple shots fired in the area of Ruby Lane in Milton-Freewater. As a UCSO Deputy and a Milton-Freewater PD officer arrived on scene, with a second UCSO deputy responding, more reports came in of shots fired at a home on Didion Lane and then reports of shots fired on Crockett Road. Dep...More >>
    MILTON-FREEWATER, OR - A 23-year-old man is in jail after burglarizing homes and vehicles in the Milton-Freewater area. On November 15 just after 2 a.m., deputies responded to a report of multiple shots fired in the area of Ruby Lane in Milton-Freewater. As a UCSO Deputy and a Milton-Freewater PD officer arrived on scene, with a second UCSO deputy responding, more reports came in of shots fired at a home on Didion Lane and then reports of shots fired on Crockett Road. Dep...More >>
  • Impact of I-1639 seen by local gun stores

    Impact of I-1639 seen by local gun stores

    Thursday, November 15 2018 6:58 AM EST2018-11-15 11:58:17 GMT

    Several gun shops around Eastern Washington have seen a dramatic increase in gun sales and confused gun owners looking for clarification on the new initiative. 

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    Several gun shops around Eastern Washington have seen a dramatic increase in gun sales and confused gun owners looking for clarification on the new initiative. 

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  • Surveillance video released in Katie Summers fatal DUI, hit and run

    Surveillance video released in Katie Summers fatal DUI, hit and run

    Wednesday, November 14 2018 9:23 PM EST2018-11-15 02:23:05 GMT

    Katie Summers was officially charged Friday in the fatal hit and run crash that claimed the life of 31-year-old Leo Biruetta. 

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    Katie Summers was officially charged Friday in the fatal hit and run crash that claimed the life of 31-year-old Leo Biruetta. 

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  • Washington firefighter injured after being hit by car while battling Woosley Fire

    Washington firefighter injured after being hit by car while battling Woosley Fire

    Thursday, November 15 2018 9:25 AM EST2018-11-15 14:25:00 GMT

    VENTURA, Calif. - A firefighter from Washington suffered severe chest trauma after being hit by a car while battling the Woolsey Fire Thursday morning.  The California Highway Patrol says the firefighter, a man in his 40s, was deployed to California from South Kitsap Fire and Rescue to assist with the effort in battling the Woolsey Fire. He was hit near Deer Creek on Pacific Coast Highway. 

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    VENTURA, Calif. - A firefighter from Washington suffered severe chest trauma after being hit by a car while battling the Woolsey Fire Thursday morning.  The California Highway Patrol says the firefighter, a man in his 40s, was deployed to California from South Kitsap Fire and Rescue to assist with the effort in battling the Woolsey Fire. He was hit near Deer Creek on Pacific Coast Highway. 

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  • Seattle zoo to debut twin red panda cubs

    Seattle zoo to debut twin red panda cubs

    Wednesday, November 14 2018 5:00 PM EST2018-11-14 22:00:12 GMT

    SEATTLE (AP) - Visitors to Seattle's Woodland Park Zoo will soon be able to view the first successful birth of red pandas there in nearly three decades. The zoo plans to introduce twin red panda cubs at a public outdoor exhibit opening Nov. 23. Sisters Zeya (ZAY-uh) and Ila (EE-la) have been living in an indoor, climate-controlled area with their mom Hazel since they were born in June.

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    SEATTLE (AP) - Visitors to Seattle's Woodland Park Zoo will soon be able to view the first successful birth of red pandas there in nearly three decades. The zoo plans to introduce twin red panda cubs at a public outdoor exhibit opening Nov. 23. Sisters Zeya (ZAY-uh) and Ila (EE-la) have been living in an indoor, climate-controlled area with their mom Hazel since they were born in June.

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  • Divers to search bottom of Cascades waterfall for hiker

    Divers to search bottom of Cascades waterfall for hiker

    Wednesday, November 14 2018 4:22 PM EST2018-11-14 21:22:03 GMT

    STEVENS PASS, Wash. (AP) - Rescuers are searching in the water for a missing Chinese businessman who disappeared while hiking near a waterfall in the Cascade Mountains east of Seattle. King County Sheriff's Sgt. Ryan Abbot says investigators believe the 50-year-old man fell Tuesday while visiting the Deception Falls area. 

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    STEVENS PASS, Wash. (AP) - Rescuers are searching in the water for a missing Chinese businessman who disappeared while hiking near a waterfall in the Cascade Mountains east of Seattle. King County Sheriff's Sgt. Ryan Abbot says investigators believe the 50-year-old man fell Tuesday while visiting the Deception Falls area. 

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  • Surveillance video released in Katie Summers fatal DUI, hit and run

    Surveillance video released in Katie Summers fatal DUI, hit and run

    Wednesday, November 14 2018 9:23 PM EST2018-11-15 02:23:05 GMT

    Katie Summers was officially charged Friday in the fatal hit and run crash that claimed the life of 31-year-old Leo Biruetta. 

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    Katie Summers was officially charged Friday in the fatal hit and run crash that claimed the life of 31-year-old Leo Biruetta. 

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  • Washington firefighter hit by car while battling Woolsey fire

    Washington firefighter hit by car while battling Woolsey fire

    Thursday, November 15 2018 10:52 AM EST2018-11-15 15:52:39 GMT

    A firefighter from Washington suffered severe chest trauma after being hit by a car while battling the Woolsey Fire Thursday morning. 

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    A firefighter from Washington suffered severe chest trauma after being hit by a car while battling the Woolsey Fire Thursday morning. 

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  • Teacher accused of kicking student on Ft Peck Reservation

    Wednesday, November 14 2018 7:23 PM EST2018-11-15 00:23:26 GMT
    Wednesday, November 14 2018 7:23 PM EST2018-11-15 00:23:26 GMT
    According to Fort Peck Councilmen Jestin Dupree's FaceboOK page, a teacher is accused of kicking a student who was having a bad day This incident was brought to the attention of the Poplar school board on Monday. According to the Facebook post, the teacher was assisting with a first grader who was having a bad day. The teacher accidentally stepped on the child's hand then the student kicked at the teacher. In return, the teacher then kicked the child. Councilman Dupree said in that ...More >>
    According to Fort Peck Councilmen Jestin Dupree's FaceboOK page, a teacher is accused of kicking a student who was having a bad day This incident was brought to the attention of the Poplar school board on Monday. According to the Facebook post, the teacher was assisting with a first grader who was having a bad day. The teacher accidentally stepped on the child's hand then the student kicked at the teacher. In return, the teacher then kicked the child. Councilman Dupree said in that ...More >>