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 .
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Thousands of dollars worth of school equipment missing
More than ten thousand dollars worth of school equipment have been lost or stolen.
Gang intervention grant to run out by the end of the year
Yakima County's gang problem is not news. Nor are the County's ongoing efforts to fight it.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
New phones on the way to Yakima County Jail
A new phone system is on the way for inmates at the Yakima County Jail. KIMA has documented issues with the current system dropping calls.
Administrators: Fake news article claims local student killed himself
It was a horrifying phone call. The Naches School District told a mother that kids were saying her son shot himself in the head.
Drive By Shooting Overnight in Yakima
On 11/25/13 at about 2337 hrs Yakima County Sheriff's Office deputies were sent to Crewport Rd regarding a drive by shooting.
Sun Nov 24, 2013
Fire response times in Yakima County
It's a race against time whenever a fire starts putting you and your family at risk.
Yakima County construction projects on the rise
More construction projects are on the way for Yakima County. KIMA learned more commercial applications are being processed.
Grandview diner burns to the ground
The explosion occurred at 8:50 p.m. inside the tiny restaurant, which was carry-out only and had no inside seating.