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  • LIGO space observatory makes new discovery

    A different sort of galactic collision has been detected at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation's special space observatory.  Officials announced Monday that astronomers at the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory discovered the crash of two neutron stars on Aug. 17.

  • Lamb Weston expansion adds 150 jobs in Richland

    Lamb Weston officially opened its Richland plant expansion Monday.

  • Police still looking for suspect in shooting

    Police are still looking for a suspect involved in a possible gang related shooting.

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    Man arrested for burglary after assaulting cashier

    A Richland man is facing burglary charges after assaulting a cashier at the Goodwill in Pasco.

  • Man facing charges for assault and domestic violence

    A man is in the Benton County Jail on charges of assault and domestic violence.

  • If you know anything give them a call at (509) 545-3510. This is a developing story and will be updated.

    Man's body and his truck are pulled from canal after being stuck for 2 days

    WAPATO- Divers have recovered the body of an 87-year-old man whose pickup truck went into a canal north of his Wapato home.      The Yakima County Sheriff's Office says rescuers pulled Thomas Pence and his truck from the water Sunday afternoon. Authorities believe he may have suffered a heart attack or other medical condition when he drove off the road sometime Friday.      Deputies began searching for Pence Friday night after family members reported that...

  • Man dies after trying to swim out to his boat on the Columbia River

    PASCO- While out hunting on Indian Island in Kennewick, a 31-year-old male and his partner noticed their boat had floated away from shore. Franklin County Sheriffs Office said the 31-year-old swam out to it with his waders on at first, but then returned to shore to take them off. He then went back out another time, but did not return. Franklin County Sheriffs, Benton County Sheriffs, Pasco Fire, and Columbia Basin responded to the area and were able to locate the man and pull him ou...

  • Man in custody after standoff

    KENNEWICK, WA.-- 33-year-old Jose Antonio Contreras is now in jail, and facing a number of possible charges after a SWAT standoff on Saturday morning. 

  • New Kadlec music program helping kids heal

    The pediatric floor at Kadlec just got a little bit happier, and a whole lot more musical. 

  • One dead after two-car collision north of Wapato

    On October 13 at around 6:25 a.m., a vehicle turning onto Jones Road just north of Wapato was struck by another vehicle in the intersection. 

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  • LIGO space observatory makes new discovery

    LIGO space observatory makes new discovery

    Monday, October 16 2017 9:23 PM EDT2017-10-17 01:23:59 GMT

    A different sort of galactic collision has been detected at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation's special space observatory.  Officials announced Monday that astronomers at the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory discovered the crash of two neutron stars on Aug. 17.

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    A different sort of galactic collision has been detected at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation's special space observatory.  Officials announced Monday that astronomers at the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory discovered the crash of two neutron stars on Aug. 17.

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  • Police still looking for suspect in shooting

    Police still looking for suspect in shooting

    Monday, October 16 2017 12:23 PM EDT2017-10-16 16:23:40 GMT

    Police are still looking for a suspect involved in a possible gang related shooting.

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    Police are still looking for a suspect involved in a possible gang related shooting.

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  • Man's body and his truck are pulled from canal after being stuck for 2 days

    Man's body and his truck are pulled from canal after being stuck for 2 days

    Sunday, October 15 2017 7:34 PM EDT2017-10-15 23:34:32 GMT
    If you know anything give them a call at (509) 545-3510. This is a developing story and will be updated.If you know anything give them a call at (509) 545-3510. This is a developing story and will be updated.

    WAPATO- Divers have recovered the body of an 87-year-old man whose pickup truck went into a canal north of his Wapato home.      The Yakima County Sheriff's Office says rescuers pulled Thomas Pence and his truck from the water Sunday afternoon. Authorities believe he may have suffered a heart attack or other medical condition when he drove off the road sometime Friday.      Deputies began searching for Pence Friday night after family members reported that...

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    WAPATO- Divers have recovered the body of an 87-year-old man whose pickup truck went into a canal north of his Wapato home.      The Yakima County Sheriff's Office says rescuers pulled Thomas Pence and his truck from the water Sunday afternoon. Authorities believe he may have suffered a heart attack or other medical condition when he drove off the road sometime Friday.      Deputies began searching for Pence Friday night after family members reported that...

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  • MLPD: Moses Lake man with warrants makes 'poor tactical decision' to run from 'officer who actually enjoys running'

    MLPD: Moses Lake man with warrants makes 'poor tactical decision' to run from 'officer who actually enjoys running'

    Friday, October 13 2017 6:01 PM EDT2017-10-13 22:01:33 GMT

    MOSES LAKE, Wash. - A Moses Lake tow truck driver is getting credit for assisting officers with arresting a felon on the run.  On Thursday afternoon, a Moses Lake Police Officer spotted 34-year-old Jeremiah Hamilton walking near Lauzier Playfields. Knowing Hamilton had felony warrants, the officer tried to stop him. 

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    MOSES LAKE, Wash. - A Moses Lake tow truck driver is getting credit for assisting officers with arresting a felon on the run.  On Thursday afternoon, a Moses Lake Police Officer spotted 34-year-old Jeremiah Hamilton walking near Lauzier Playfields. Knowing Hamilton had felony warrants, the officer tried to stop him. 

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  • Diono car seats recalled; may not protect kids in crash

    Diono car seats recalled; may not protect kids in crash

    Thursday, October 12 2017 2:18 PM EDT2017-10-12 18:18:58 GMT

    KHQ.COM - More than 500,000 child car seats made by a company called Diono are being recalled because they may not adequately protect children in a crash. The recall covers the Radian R100, Radian R120, Radian RXT, Olympia, Pacifica, and Rainier convertible and booster seats. They were made from January of 2014 to September of this year by Diono, which used to be called Sunshine Kids Juvenile.  

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    KHQ.COM - More than 500,000 child car seats made by a company called Diono are being recalled because they may not adequately protect children in a crash. The recall covers the Radian R100, Radian R120, Radian RXT, Olympia, Pacifica, and Rainier convertible and booster seats. They were made from January of 2014 to September of this year by Diono, which used to be called Sunshine Kids Juvenile.  

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  • Washington Attorney General challenges Trump's 3rd travel ban

    Washington Attorney General challenges Trump's 3rd travel ban

    Thursday, October 12 2017 10:22 AM EDT2017-10-12 14:22:26 GMT

    OLYMPIA, Wash. - Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson announced he has asked a federal judge to block President Trump's latest version of his travel ban, saying it would create an indefinite ban on travel by millions of people, "including many with close ties to Washington." “We defeated President Trump’s first travel ban,” Ferguson said in a statement. 

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    OLYMPIA, Wash. - Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson announced he has asked a federal judge to block President Trump's latest version of his travel ban, saying it would create an indefinite ban on travel by millions of people, "including many with close ties to Washington." “We defeated President Trump’s first travel ban,” Ferguson said in a statement. 

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  • Man's body and his truck are pulled from canal after being stuck for 2 days

    Man's body and his truck are pulled from canal after being stuck for 2 days

    Sunday, October 15 2017 7:34 PM EDT2017-10-15 23:34:32 GMT
    If you know anything give them a call at (509) 545-3510. This is a developing story and will be updated.If you know anything give them a call at (509) 545-3510. This is a developing story and will be updated.

    WAPATO- Divers have recovered the body of an 87-year-old man whose pickup truck went into a canal north of his Wapato home.      The Yakima County Sheriff's Office says rescuers pulled Thomas Pence and his truck from the water Sunday afternoon. Authorities believe he may have suffered a heart attack or other medical condition when he drove off the road sometime Friday.      Deputies began searching for Pence Friday night after family members reported that...

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    WAPATO- Divers have recovered the body of an 87-year-old man whose pickup truck went into a canal north of his Wapato home.      The Yakima County Sheriff's Office says rescuers pulled Thomas Pence and his truck from the water Sunday afternoon. Authorities believe he may have suffered a heart attack or other medical condition when he drove off the road sometime Friday.      Deputies began searching for Pence Friday night after family members reported that...

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  • Man dies after trying to swim out to his boat on the Columbia River

    Man dies after trying to swim out to his boat on the Columbia River

    Sunday, October 15 2017 1:22 AM EDT2017-10-15 05:22:02 GMT

    PASCO- While out hunting on Indian Island in Kennewick, a 31-year-old male and his partner noticed their boat had floated away from shore. Franklin County Sheriffs Office said the 31-year-old swam out to it with his waders on at first, but then returned to shore to take them off. He then went back out another time, but did not return. Franklin County Sheriffs, Benton County Sheriffs, Pasco Fire, and Columbia Basin responded to the area and were able to locate the man and pull him ou...

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    PASCO- While out hunting on Indian Island in Kennewick, a 31-year-old male and his partner noticed their boat had floated away from shore. Franklin County Sheriffs Office said the 31-year-old swam out to it with his waders on at first, but then returned to shore to take them off. He then went back out another time, but did not return. Franklin County Sheriffs, Benton County Sheriffs, Pasco Fire, and Columbia Basin responded to the area and were able to locate the man and pull him ou...

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  • Man facing charges for assault and domestic violence

    Man facing charges for assault and domestic violence

    Monday, October 16 2017 10:48 AM EDT2017-10-16 14:48:00 GMT

    A man is in the Benton County Jail on charges of assault and domestic violence.

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    A man is in the Benton County Jail on charges of assault and domestic violence.

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