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Emergency rescue for capsized boat
Firefighters from six different agencies responded to a report of a capsized boat on the Yakima River Wednesday afternoon.
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Firearms submitted by family members cleared in hunting death
PEND OREILLE COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE NEWS RELEASE -- On November 15, 2013, at approximately 4:09 p.m., the Pend Oreille County Sheriff's Office responded to a report of a gunshot victim in the 1800 block of Deer Valley Road.
Wed Dec 11, 2013
Charter Schools' Volunteer Expectations Could Deter Poor Families, Critics Say
Proposals for Washington state's first-ever charter schools include a wide range of educational models, from a focus on team sports to a military school.
Yakima County water bank will help ease supply problems
Dec. 11--YAKIMA, Wash. -- Yakima County commissioners have taken a major step to assure enough water for farmers, fish and future development by giving final approval Tuesday to a water conservancy plan.
Man in Benton County Superior Court on counts of child rape, molestation
Bail was set Tuesday at $100,000 for a 32-year-old man accused of raping and molesting an elementary school-aged girl.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
Cold temperatures causing damage around Yakima County
Cold weather caused a couple of big problems around Yakima County. A sprinkler pipe burst yesterday afternoon inside Sunnyside High School.
Yakima County getting more money for affordable housing
Yakima County can spend five million dollars on affordable housing developments.
Businesses: More counterfeit bills during holidays
You could have counterfeit money in your wallet and not even know it. It's a real problem here in Yakima County.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
Red Apple Motel Murder Suspect Behind Bars
A suspect in the killing of a Prosser man at a Yakima motel makes his first court appearance in Yakima County Court this afternoon.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Police surround Wapato house after calls of shots fired
WAPATO, Wash. -- Yakima County Sheriff's Office and Wapato police responded to an altercation and shots fired call Thursday evening on South Wasco Avenue.
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Suspected killer arrested in Red Apple Motel murder
On 12/6/13 at about 1020 hours, the Violent Crimes Task Force located and apprehended Angel Venegas at a residence in the Toppenish area.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Yakima County has most gangs per capita in state
Yakima County wants to stop the growing infiltration of gangs. Yakima County has the most gangs per capita in the state.
Sonic Drive-In Robbery
On 12-03-13 at 2055 hrs, a vehicle parked in the parking lot at the Sonic Drive-In, 1327 South 1st Street and a male placed an order.
Inmate captured after escaping Grandview City Jail
A 19-year-old woman escaped from the Grandview jail last Friday. She somehow walked through an unlocked door while being moved from a cell to a holding facility.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
Extra DUI patrols to prevent traffic fatalites during holidays
Unfortunately law enforcement sees a higher number of DUIs during the holidays. WSP is working hard to change that with the Target Zero program.
Yakima Valley launches new website to feature local products
What's more local than boxes of apples for Yakima? the Yakima Valley Museum has hundreds of them.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
Tri-Cities to have cold, wet weather
Earlier models had shown the possibility of 12 to 18 inches in the Cascade mountain passes as Sunday evening transitions into night, prompting warnings from the National Weather Service for people driving home after the Thanksgiving weekend.
More people getting concealed pistol licenses
As gun rights remain a hot topic, thousands of people here in Yakima County continue to buy guns, and get permits to carry.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
More security for Yakima County Courthouse
Increased security may be on its way to the Yakima County Courthouse. Right now deputies are only stationed at the front entrance.
Yakima teen to serve juvenile term for murder
A 15-year-old boy who pleaded guilty in the shooting death of a 22-year-old man in Yakima will remain in juvenile custody until he's 21. The Yakima Herald-Republic reports Jose Alejandro Diaz pleaded guilty last week in Yakima County Juvenile Court to second-degree murder in the Aug. 8 death of Anthony Yocom .