Gang member arrested in Yakima shooting
A 19-year-old gang member with a previous conviction for a drive-by shooting was arrested Wednesday in Wapato and accused of shooting at four members of a family in Yakima.
Mon May 13, 2013
Special Needs Teen Kidnapped, Held for Ransom Near Wapato
Three suspects made their initial appearance in federal court Monday after FBI agents say they kidnapped a 14-year-old special needs boy and held him for ransom near Wapato.
FBI: Child safe after being abducted, held for ransom
A 14-year-old special needs child is safe after authorities said the child was kidnapped and held for ransom for more than nine hours.
Sat May 11, 2013
Two New Animal Control Officers to Patrol Yakima Streets
Yakima is doubling the size of its animal control department. Two new officers will be added in July to patrol the city for stray animals and handle code violations.
Fri May 10, 2013
Search & Rescue Teams Convene in Ellensburg
Around 6,000 people in the State of Washington volunteer their time and energy searching for missing hikers, snowmobilers, and others who may find themselves lost.
Deputies: SUV stuck in Yakima River was stolen
Deputies said the SUV floating in the Yakima River near Wapato was stolen and either driven or pushed into the water.
Wed May 08, 2013
Some worry car stuck in river may end up bashing into dam
A car remains trapped in some brush in the Yakima River near Union Gap. The Yakima County Sheriff's Office told KIMA they're working on removing the vehicle.
Tue May 07, 2013
Sunnyside Superintendent Wins Statewide Award
The superintendent of the Sunnyside School District has received a statewide award for his outstanding work as a public school administrator.
Wapato Police Address Gang House, Home to Three Deaths in Five Years
Wapato Police say they're hoping to do something about a home commonly involved in gang violence where three people have died in the last five years.
Man killed in fight in Yakima basement
A man and his son who heard the fight kept a 21-year-old suspect from leaving until police arrived.
Mon May 06, 2013
One Killed in Late Night Wapato Gang Shooting
One person is dead and three others are injured after a violent attack in Wapato.
Sat May 04, 2013
Wapato Man Dies After Rolling Vehicle Into Canal
Washington State Patrol are investigating a single car accident that sent one man to the hospital after his car rolled into the canal Thursday evening.
Fri May 03, 2013
Lots of eastside trout still swimming around for anglers to catch
High winds hampered efforts of anglers on most lakes in our region last weekend.
Tue Apr 30, 2013
Nobody hurt in early morning Wapato house fire
Nobody was hurt after a fire damaged a Wapato home early Tuesday morning. Firefighters responded to the 500 Block of East A Street to see flames coming from the front of the house.