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    • Judge in case of 16-year-old Yakima rapist to decide how he will be tried

      A Yakima judge has the weekend to decide whether or not a 16-year-old will face trial in juvenile or superior court for rape charges in three attacks, including two that happened on the Yakima Greenway in 2017. 

    • National Puppy Day 2018 Slideshow

      Happy National Puppy Day! Check out all of the puppy photos our viewers sent in! (Some may not actually be pups, but they're certainly puppies in their owners' hearts!)
    • Representative Norm Johnson announces retirement

      14th District Representative Norm Johnson announced today that he will retire from public office at the end of his term.

    • Enjoy great food during Yakima Valley Restaurant Week

      From March 23-31, 2018, local restaurants are kicking off the first year of Yakima Valley Restaurant Week.

    • Renowned archaeologist speaks at Yakima's Capitol Theatre

      In front of a sold out crowd at the Capitol Theatre on Wednesday morning, Dr. Sarah Parcak mesmerized the audience by showing how she uses satellite imagery to discover ancient burial sites that haven't been seen in thousands of years. 

    • Yakima code enforcement improving neighborhoods

      Efforts by the City of Yakima’s Code Enforcement Office are making a positive impact in area neighborhoods. 

    • YPD officer shoots an attacking pit bull while responding to call

      Shortly after 9:00 this morning, Yakima Police officers responded to the 1200 block of Roosevelt Avenue, in reference to a report of a domestic violence incident.

    • First Washington Robotics Competition a success

      More than 1,000 Washington and Oregon high school students were in Yakima over the weekend, competing the the first Washington Robotics Competition. 

    • Sip On Summit: A Generation Z-operated business in Yakima

      When you think of unique, successful coffee shops, you usually don't picture a teenager as the owner... but that's exactly the case for Yarithza Aguilar of Yakima.

    • man arrested after stabbing and chase in toppenish

      Man arrested after stabbing and chase in Toppenish

      Toppenish Police have arrested a man who led them and several other agencies on a chase over the weekend. Police say around 6:00 p.m. Saturday they responded to a stabbing on Blue Herron Road and were told the 19 year old suspect had taken off in a stolen farm truck.

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    • Getting more robocalls lately? Here's what you can do

      KHQ.COM - Have you gotten one of those annoying robo-calls recently?  Despite regulations put in place to curb the telemarketers from reaching out, not everyone is following the rules.   Whether it's a home phone or a smart phone, chances are a robocaller has your number. So how can you stop them? First, join the "Do Not Call" registry at 


      2-year-old boy dies after wandering away and falling into culvert on Yakima River

      KENNEWICK, Wash. - Authorities say a 2-year-old boy died after he wandered into the Yakima River while his father was asleep. The Tri-City Herald reports the boy died Monday at Kadlec Regional Medical Center in Richland. Benton County Sheriff Jerry Hatcher says the child's father took a nap with the boy and his 3-year-old brother around 12:30 p.m. inside the family's trailer.

    • Suspect arrested in drive by shooting.

      Grant Co. deputy charged with reckless endangerment after accidentally shooting wife back on duty

      GRANT COUNTY, Wash. - Grant County Sheriff Tom Jones says a deputy who plead guilty to reckless endangerment after accidentally shooting his wife last August is back on duty. The Franklin County Prosecutor initially filed felony charges against Deputy Jose Rivera following the shooting, which injured his wife. Those charges were later amended to a gross misdemeanor of reckless endangerment.

    • Little Caesars to give out free lunch on April 2 after 'crazy' NCAA upset

      KHQ.COM - Pull out your calendar and mark out April 2 as "Free Lunch!" After #16 University of Maryland-Baltimore County knocked off #1 Virginia, Little Caesars is making good on their promise to give everyone a free lunch.  The pizza chain is going to be providing a free, $5-dollar lunch box on Monday, April 2nd, between 11:30 am and 1 pm local time. 

    • Local teens talk about what it's like living in fear of school shootings

      Benjamin Ullman and Graysen Rhoten are students at Southridge High School. They say they think about the possibility of a school shooting every day. 

    • WATCH @ 7pm TONIGHT: Gov. Inslee participating in town hall about guns

      SEATTLE, Wash. - At 7 o'clock tonight, KIRO 7 is televising a one hour live town hall on the issue of guns. Governor Jay Inslee will be among those participating in the panel discussion at Seattle University.  Also participating in the panel will be teachers, students, policymakers, experts and advocates. 

    • Millennial March: TV watching is changing

      Millennials have their own way of watching television and it's different than any generation before. Most of them are considered 'cord-cutters.'

    • "Licensed Healthcare Professional" banned from courtroom

      It's day four in the trial of a Belt football player, suing Benefis for negligence after a devastating injury in 2014 left him a quadriplegic.  Thursday morning in the courtroom, those in attendance saw two major themes happening even before lunchtime: credibility of evidence and experts, and use of the term "licensed healthcare professional." University of Colorado neuroradiologist, Dr. David Rubenstein, took the stand to explain a handful of Robert Back's ...

    • WATCH: Man tries to steal truck with 2-year-old inside, mother fights him off

      BREMERTON, Wash. - A man was arrested in Bremerton, Washington Wednesday after police say he tried to steal a truck with a 2-year-old inside, punched the owner of the truck in the face, led police on a lengthy chase and even kicked a medic tending to him in the face.  Video shows the suspect running to the truck and getting inside. 

    • Millennial March: Millennials and their ''side hustles''

      Millennials have coined the term 'side hustle.' It's essentially a second job... sort of. 


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