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Tri-Cities News

Mon, 12 Nov 2018 20:16:00 EST
California wildfires: how you can help
Three wildfires in California have displaced hundreds of thousands of people and destroyed thousands of homes. 

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Mon, 12 Nov 2018 20:08:00 EST
Operation Christmas Child drop-off locations in the Tri-Cities
As Thanksgiving Day approaches, Kennewick families are expressing their gratitude by giving back. 

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Mon, 12 Nov 2018 13:59:00 EST
Free haircuts for vets on Veterans Day
This past Sunday was Veterans Day - a day to honor our veterans... and several local businesses offered specials for those who have served our country.

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Mon, 12 Nov 2018 13:54:00 EST
Peace Bell ringing in Richland; end of WWI 100th Anniversary commemoration
This past weekend in the Tri-Cities, community members came out to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the end of WWI by ringing the Peace Bell.

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Mon, 12 Nov 2018 10:53:00 EST
Business Spotlight: Mangoz Grill
Head Chef & Owner Ron Moore cooks up a variety of eclectic Latin and Asian flavors making sure to use only the best fresh ingredients from the Pacific Northwest. 

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Sun, 11 Nov 2018 20:16:00 EST
House goes up in flames, burns into the early morning hours
WALLA WALLA, WA- A family was able to evacuate their home safely after a fire sparked up early Sunday morning. Walla Walla Police alerted the homeowners in the 900 block of W. Poplar Street that there home was on fire. Thankfully they were all able to get out safely but the fire spread quickly through the home. When the Walla Walla Fire Department arrived on scene at 1:50 a.m. they found flames coming through the roof. The fire is believed to have started from a wood stove insi...

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Sun, 11 Nov 2018 23:00:00 EST
Man arrested after breaking into house and assaulting woman
WEST RICHLAND, WA- A man is arrested Sunday after breaking into a woman's house and assaulting her.  West Richland Police and the on-duty SWAT team were called out to a residence on Bombing Range Road and Mount Adams View Drive around 5:00 p.m. Police said the man had broke into the house, destroyed a bunch of her property, and assaulted her. No weapons were used. The two have history and the woman said she has a protection order against him.  When police and the SWA...

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Sun, 11 Nov 2018 21:23:00 EST
Local fire crews head to California to help with the wildfires
NBC RIGHT NOW- Several local fire crews have left for California to assist with the devastating wildfires.  Updated 11/11//18  Benton County Fire Districtt 1 send an engine with a crew of 4 out on Friday November 9th along with engines from Walla Walla County Fire District 4 and 8. On Saturday the strike team slept at Klamath Falls then was back on the road at 7am sharp. On Sunday the teams passed under the Camp Fire smoke heading towards Sacramento. The strike team h...

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Sun, 11 Nov 2018 20:53:00 EST
Man riding longboard crashes into another man, pulls gun on him
KENNEWICK, WA- Tonight police are searching for a man they say crashed his longboard into another man, then proceeded to pull a gun on him Around 1:30 p.m. officers responded to the area of W. 5th Ave and S. Rainier St for a report of a disturbance with a handgun. The victim called 911 stating that a male riding a longboard had pulled a gun on him. The investigation revealed that the victim and two of his friends were in the area when the suspect male was riding his longboard ...

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Fri, 9 Nov 2018 22:48:00 EST
Local resident targeted by phone scammer claiming to be law enforcement
KENNEWICK, WA- A Kennewick dentist is the recent target of a phone scam after the scammer claimed she had warrants out for her arrest.  Katie Storey recently received a call from a man that claimed to be a police officer.  "When he called he knew what my profession was. He knew what my address was. He knew what my phone number was and I was a little bit taken aback by it." said Storey.  The man said she would have to pay him $2000 in pre-paid Visa card...

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Fri, 9 Nov 2018 12:59:00 EST
FDA will ban flavored e-cigarettes at convenience stores around the country
WASHINGTON - The Food and Drug Administration says they will ban the sale of flavored, cartridge based, e-cigarettes at convenience stores and gas stations around the country. A senior FDA official tells NBC News the announcement will come next week. The move comes in response to the alarming increase in vaping by minors. Public health experts have been complaining that the fruity, candy-like flavors found in e-cigarettes are targeted directly at children and teenagers. Cartridge-b...

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Fri, 9 Nov 2018 11:15:00 EST
Festive Fall Treats at Mom's Candy Apples
With over 30 varieties of caramel apples, sweets, and treats, owner Ana Garza can make it. 

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Fri, 9 Nov 2018 06:58:00 EST
Kennewick Firefighters Respond to Fire at sushi restaurant
Firefighters responded to a fire at Shiki Sushi and grill early Friday morning.

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Thu, 8 Nov 2018 21:39:00 EST
A local GoFundMe account is being investigated for fraud
RICHLAND, WA- Have you ever used a crowd-funding website? Have you used GoFundMe? 

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Wed, 24 Jan 2018 19:35:00 EST
Zain Medical doctor indicted for false opioid trial
The Drug Enforcement Administration raided the Zain Medical Center in Richland this morning. 

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Thu, 8 Nov 2018 10:52:00 EST
12 victims dead in mass shooting at Southern CA country bar
Ventura County Sheriff Geoff Dean says the gunman who killed 12 people at a Southern California bar used a pistol.

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Thu, 8 Nov 2018 11:28:00 EST
Early morning fire at packed mini storage units in Kennewick
Firefighters responded to a storage unit fire Thursday morning in Kennewick.

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Thu, 8 Nov 2018 10:55:00 EST
Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg falls in office, hospitalized
The Supreme Court says 85-year-old Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg fractured three ribs in a fall in her office at the court and is in the hospital.

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Thu, 8 Nov 2018 07:42:00 EST
Open Enrollment Begins for Washington Health Plans
Health plan enrollment is now only 6 weeks long, households have until December 15th to apply for coverage. 

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Wed, 7 Nov 2018 21:28:00 EST
Family grieves over loss of Pasco hit and run
"We looked for him all night... I called her to help me um I didn't find him, then I got a call from my father that someone was found,"

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Wed, 7 Nov 2018 21:10:00 EST
Statewide measure 1639 gun law break down
WASHINGTON:Four different measures were on this year's extremely-packed ballot in Washington. Initiative 1639 is creating a lot of buzz today -- as it passed last night. The voter turnout shows that almost the entire East side of Washington voted against this, aside from Whitman and Spokane counties. The legislation for this law has a lot of fine print to it, and some people on the East side say the fine print is unclear. Steve Krause owns the Bunker in Richland, a military supply ...

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Wed, 7 Nov 2018 15:18:00 EST
BREAKING: Sessions resigns as attorney general
WASHINGTON, D.C. (AP) - Attorney General Jeff Sessions has resigned as the country's chief law enforcement officer at President Donald Trump's request. Sessions announced his plan to resign in a letter to the White House on Wednesday. Trump announced in a tweet that Sessions' chief of staff Matt Whitaker would become the new acting attorney general. The attorney general had endured more than a year of stinging and personal criticism from Trump over his recusal from the investigatio...

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Wed, 7 Nov 2018 11:29:00 EST
Both boys in stable condition after being struck by car Tuesday afternoon
Richland police say a driver is cooperative after hitting two boys Tuesday afternoon

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Wed, 7 Nov 2018 11:32:00 EST
Pasco PD looking for information after armed robbery last Thursday
Pasco Police are looking for some information about an armed robbery from last Thursday.

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Tue, 6 Nov 2018 17:31:00 EST
Midterm Election Results 2018
Read this article for the latest numbers in the 2018 Primary Election.

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Tue, 6 Nov 2018 19:39:00 EST
Washington's only percussion ensemble holds auditions
KENNEWICK, WA - The only percussion ensemble in the State of Washington held auditions on Sunday, November 4 for this year's term. People from all over the Northwest came down to Kennewick to put their skills to the test. "It's the heartbeat, right? Everybody that's born is born with a heartbeat," said Chase Waller, Bass Technician. "You have an internal pulse; it's kind of what percussion is." It was in Kennewick High School where percussion ensemble IMPACT Perc...

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Sun, 4 Nov 2018 21:58:00 EST
WSP releases pictures of suspect vehicle in fatal hit-and-run
A body was found along the highway Sunday and Washington State Patrol Troopers are now looking for the suspect. 

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Mon, 5 Nov 2018 21:49:00 EST
Bonneville Power Administration discussed 5 year plan today in Pasco
Bonneville Power Administration representative were in eastern Washington today taking to people about BPA's plans for the next 5 years.

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Mon, 5 Nov 2018 15:50:00 EST
Benton Franklin Fair sponsors downtown Kennewick traffic box art
The Benton Franklin Fair is the sponsor of the newest traffic box art project in downtown Kennewick. 

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Sun, 4 Nov 2018 23:03:00 EST
One injured after driver crashes car into jersey barrier
PASCO, WA- A teenager is in the hospital after crashing his car into a jersey barrier Sunday. It happened around 3:39 p.m. on I-182 near exit 14 in Pasco. Washington State Patrol Troopers tell us 17-year-old Kaw Gay was driving eastbound on 182 when he lost control and hit the barrier.  Gay was injured and transported to Lourdes Medical Center. His condition is unknown. WSP said drugs or alcohol were not involved. Gay is facing second degree negligent driving charges.

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Fri, 2 Nov 2018 20:17:00 EDT
Tri-Cities Cancer Center goes "Handsomely Hairy" for health
Throughout the month of November, the Tri-Cities Cancer Center is going "Handsomely Hairy" for health. 

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Fri, 2 Nov 2018 18:30:00 EDT
Kennewick Fire Station 5 wins national design award
Kennewick Fire Station 5 won Firehouse Magazine's Gold Award for stations under 15,000 square feet in its fifth annual Station Design Awards program.

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Fri, 2 Nov 2018 10:55:00 EDT
Benton County Deputies arrest driver after high speed chase
Deputies in Benton County arrested a driver after a high speed chase Friday morning.

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Thu, 1 Nov 2018 20:48:00 EDT
Money transferring company owes small business over $20,000
A money transferring company leaves a small business owner empty-handed after shelling out nearly $25,000 dollars. 

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Thu, 1 Nov 2018 14:44:00 EDT
Two Pasco teachers dead in murder-suicide in Kennewick home
Authorities say two Pasco teachers are dead after a murder-suicide inside a Kennewick home. 

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Thu, 1 Nov 2018 11:45:00 EDT
Pasco Police investigating armed assault
Pasco Police are investigating an armed assault that happened outside Metro Mart Thursday morning.

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Wed, 31 Oct 2018 20:46:00 EDT
Local bomb defusing training in Kennewick
Federal prosecutors are calling a string of pipe bombs sent to high profile political leaders an act of "domestic terrorism."

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Wed, 31 Oct 2018 19:04:00 EDT
A-1 Taxi services comes to a close
TRI-CITIES: After 38 years in business and 16 years of service to Ben-Franklin transit, the Tri-Cities A-1 taxi services announces that it will no longer be doing business. A-1 taxi service did not release why exactly they are suspending their services but did release this statement: "Due to unforeseen circumstances A-1 will be closing and discontinuing all services." Their closing has left more than 150 people who use their service through Ben-Franklin transit without thei...

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Tue, 30 Oct 2018 21:15:00 EDT
Body found in burnt vehicle identified
Benton County Sheriff's deputies are investigating a body found inside a burnt vehicle. 

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Wed, 31 Oct 2018 00:58:00 EDT
Tri-City cab company closing after 38 years
Manager Alex Bedyoa wrote "due to unforeseen circumstances A-1 Tri-City Taxi will be closing and discontinuing all services effective at midnight on October 31." 

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Tue, 30 Oct 2018 21:31:00 EDT
Haunted house in Richland offers allergy-free treats on Halloween
For years, Mike and four generations of the Gaines family have been putting on the spookiest haunted house on the block, so spooky Mike Gaines got to give us a tour. 

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Tue, 30 Oct 2018 21:16:00 EDT
Teal pumpkins on Halloween mean allergy-free treats
With Halloween tomorrow, lots of little witches and superheroes will be out trick or treating and that can be tough for some families if your kids have allergies. 

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Tue, 30 Oct 2018 20:28:00 EDT
Cold War Patriots National Day of Remembrance
Today marks the 10th year of the Cold War Patriots National Remembrance Day. 

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Tue, 30 Oct 2018 20:32:00 EDT
Walla Walla detectives arrest two in commercial burglary string
On Tuesday, October 30 the Walla Walla Police Special Teams detectives served several search warrants for evidence related to the string of commercial burglaries in the area. 

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Tue, 30 Oct 2018 19:30:00 EDT
42-year-old Kennewick man arrested for rape, child molestation
A 42-year-old Kennewick man was arrested on Tuesday for rape and child molestation. 

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Tue, 30 Oct 2018 18:10:00 EDT
Hanford contractor builds new homes for burrowing owls
The burrowing owl, a candidate for listing as a threatened or endangered species in Washington state, now has a better chance of survival. 

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Tue, 30 Oct 2018 18:06:00 EDT
Halloween Spooktacular Slideshow 2018
Even though Halloween falls on a Wednesday this year, we know our community will still be out Trick-or-Treating!  

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Sun, 28 Oct 2018 23:03:00 EDT
Pasco Police arrest two involved in weekend shooting
Pasco Police have arrested two people in Saturday drive-by shooting, that left one man critically injured. 

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