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PASCO, Wash. -- Attorneys for a woman accused of murder say they may ask the woman be moved from Franklin to Benton County Jail. Pasco police arrested Tashia Stuart in March for shooting her adopted mother. Stuart's jail nurse has been giving her medication for asthma and migraines. Prosecutors have included the nurse on the list of possible witnesses. Stuart's attorney says it's like prosecutors have someone inside the jail acting as an agent for the state.


PASCO, Wash. -- A judge has ordered a mental exam for a Pasco man accused of killing his sister. Aaron Velasco was arrested earlier this month for murdering his 22-year-old sister, Magdalena Velasco Garcia in the family home. Aaron, who's 28, will be examined by doctors at Eastern State Hospital near Spokane.


IRRIGON, Ore. -- An Irrigon man died in a motorcycle accident Monday afternoon. It happened on Highway 730 in Irrigon. Oregon State Police says the van 58-year-old Gary Ball was driving turned in front of the motorcycle 63-year-old Donald Dyer was riding. Dyer was pronounced dead at the scene. He was wearing a helmet.