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Hermiston doctor shot by son

Hermiston doctor shot by son

BENTON COUNTY, Washington – A Hermiston physician suffered non-life-threatening wounds after his son shot him last Saturday at the family’s home in the Kennewick area. The Benton County Sheriff’s Office has not arrested the son, but are continuing the investigation. BCSO confirms that Hunter Harrison, 20, shot Dr. Patrick Harrison, 46, twice when an argument…Continue Reading

Wanted: Driver who eluded authorities during high-speed pursuit

Wanted: Driver who eluded authorities during high-speed pursuit

WALLA WALLA, Washington – The Washington State Patrol is looking for a 28-year-old man who eluded authorities Thursday night following a high-speed chase that started in Walla Walla, Washington and ended in Milton-Freewater, Oregon. The pursuit started around 11 p.m. after a trooper attempted to pull Miguel Angel Castaneda over for speeding.  Trooper Chris Thorson,…Continue Reading

Local man found guilty of sex abuse

Local man found guilty of sex abuse

PORTLAND, Oregon – A federal jury in Portland has found Shane Britton, 43, of Pendleton, guilty of abusive sexual conduct. The verdict was handed down Wednesday. Court documents and evidence presented at the trial indicated that Britton was staying at a residence shared by the victim and her mother on the Umatilla Indian Reservation during…Continue Reading

New security cameras catch kids vandalizing park

New security cameras catch kids vandalizing park

COLLEGE PLACE, Washington — The City of College Place recently installed security cameras at Kiwanis Park. On the night of Friday, Oct. 12, those cameras caught five children, ranging in age from nine to 13, spraying graffiti on the floors and urinals in the restroom. The vandalism was first reported by city workers who discovered…Continue Reading

Running from police doesn’t work — again

Running from police doesn’t work — again

HERMISTON, Oregon – A Hermiston police officer attempted to pull a man over early Thursday morning near Home Depot. The driver of the gray minivan took off. Police Chief Jason Edmiston said that led to a pursuit that went on for about five miles into the county before the officer called off the pursuit –…Continue Reading

Six cases of Salmonella illness in WA likely linked to cucumbers

Six cases of Salmonella illness in WA likely linked to cucumbers

OLYMPIA, Washington — State health officials are working with state, local and federal public health partners to investigate the source of six Salmonella infections. The six cases include residents of King (1), Snohomish (1), Thurston (1), Yakima (2) and Pierce (1) counties. All were infected with the same strain of Salmonella bacteria. The last confirmed case reported illness on…Continue Reading

Tragic firearms accident kills two CWU ROTC members in Ellensburg

Tragic firearms accident kills two CWU ROTC members in Ellensburg

ELLENSBURG, Washington – A shooting in Ellensburg Thursday night has claimed the lives of two members of the Central Washington University ROTC program. “It is with a heavy heart that we report the loss of two young adults in what appears to be a tragic accident involving firearms. Our thoughts and prayers go out to…Continue Reading

Rare case of AFM suspected in Yakima

Rare case of AFM suspected in Yakima

YAKIMA, Washington — A suspected case of a rare health condition that attacks the nervous system has been detected in Washingon state, according to a news release form the Yakima Health District.  The Washington Department of Health (DOH) has notified local public health officials that there is one suspected case of acute flaccid myelitis (AFM) in…Continue Reading

Springfield firefighters come under fire

Springfield firefighters come under fire

SPRINGFIELD, Oregon – Police in Springfield believe a man intentionally set a house fire that spread to three other homes to set up an ambush for firefighters Wednesday morning. Lt. Scott McKee said when the responders began to prepare their hoses and other equipment, they came under gunfire. McKee said the firefighters took cover. One…Continue Reading

Paul Allen dies at 65

Paul Allen dies at 65

SEATTLE, Washington – Paul Allen died Monday due to complications from his second battle against non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. His passing was announced by his company, Vulcan, Inc., on behalf of his family. His first fight against the disease was when he was 30. “Paul’s life was diverse and lived with gusto,” the statement from Vulcan said.…Continue Reading

United Airlines to begin service between Tri-Cities and Los Angeles

United Airlines to begin service between Tri-Cities and Los Angeles

PASCO, Washington – The Tri-Cities Airport (PSC) and United Airlines are proud to announce new nonstop service between the Tri-Cities and Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) beginning March 31, 2019. “This is a huge win for the Tri-Cities community,” said Buck Taft, director of the airport. “The LA basin is our largest unserved market, and we’ve…Continue Reading

Hermiston doctor shot by son

Hermiston doctor shot by son

BENTON COUNTY, Washington – A Hermiston physician suffered non-life-threatening wounds after his son shot him last Saturday at the family’s home in the Kennewick area. The Benton County Sheriff’s Office has not arrested the son, but are continuing the investigation. BCSO confirms that Hunter Harrison, 20, shot Dr. Patrick Harrison, 46, twice when an argument…

Wanted: Driver who eluded authorities during high-speed pursuit

Wanted: Driver who eluded authorities during high-speed pursuit

WALLA WALLA, Washington – The Washington State Patrol is looking for a 28-year-old man who eluded authorities Thursday night following a high-speed chase that started in Walla Walla, Washington and ended in Milton-Freewater, Oregon. The pursuit started around 11 p.m. after a trooper attempted to pull Miguel Angel Castaneda over for speeding.  Trooper Chris Thorson,…

Local man found guilty of sex abuse

Local man found guilty of sex abuse

PORTLAND, Oregon – A federal jury in Portland has found Shane Britton, 43, of Pendleton, guilty of abusive sexual conduct. The verdict was handed down Wednesday. Court documents and evidence presented at the trial indicated that Britton was staying at a residence shared by the victim and her mother on the Umatilla Indian Reservation during…

New security cameras catch kids vandalizing park

New security cameras catch kids vandalizing park

COLLEGE PLACE, Washington — The City of College Place recently installed security cameras at Kiwanis Park. On the night of Friday, Oct. 12, those cameras caught five children, ranging in age from nine to 13, spraying graffiti on the floors and urinals in the restroom. The vandalism was first reported by city workers who discovered…

Running from police doesn’t work — again

Running from police doesn’t work — again

HERMISTON, Oregon – A Hermiston police officer attempted to pull a man over early Thursday morning near Home Depot. The driver of the gray minivan took off. Police Chief Jason Edmiston said that led to a pursuit that went on for about five miles into the county before the officer called off the pursuit –…

Six cases of Salmonella illness in WA likely linked to cucumbers

Six cases of Salmonella illness in WA likely linked to cucumbers

OLYMPIA, Washington — State health officials are working with state, local and federal public health partners to investigate the source of six Salmonella infections. The six cases include residents of King (1), Snohomish (1), Thurston (1), Yakima (2) and Pierce (1) counties. All were infected with the same strain of Salmonella bacteria. The last confirmed case reported illness on…

Tragic firearms accident kills two CWU ROTC members in Ellensburg

Tragic firearms accident kills two CWU ROTC members in Ellensburg

ELLENSBURG, Washington – A shooting in Ellensburg Thursday night has claimed the lives of two members of the Central Washington University ROTC program. “It is with a heavy heart that we report the loss of two young adults in what appears to be a tragic accident involving firearms. Our thoughts and prayers go out to…

Rare case of AFM suspected in Yakima

Rare case of AFM suspected in Yakima

YAKIMA, Washington — A suspected case of a rare health condition that attacks the nervous system has been detected in Washingon state, according to a news release form the Yakima Health District.  The Washington Department of Health (DOH) has notified local public health officials that there is one suspected case of acute flaccid myelitis (AFM) in…

Springfield firefighters come under fire

Springfield firefighters come under fire

SPRINGFIELD, Oregon – Police in Springfield believe a man intentionally set a house fire that spread to three other homes to set up an ambush for firefighters Wednesday morning. Lt. Scott McKee said when the responders began to prepare their hoses and other equipment, they came under gunfire. McKee said the firefighters took cover. One…

Paul Allen dies at 65

Paul Allen dies at 65

SEATTLE, Washington – Paul Allen died Monday due to complications from his second battle against non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. His passing was announced by his company, Vulcan, Inc., on behalf of his family. His first fight against the disease was when he was 30. “Paul’s life was diverse and lived with gusto,” the statement from Vulcan said.…

United Airlines to begin service between Tri-Cities and Los Angeles

United Airlines to begin service between Tri-Cities and Los Angeles

PASCO, Washington – The Tri-Cities Airport (PSC) and United Airlines are proud to announce new nonstop service between the Tri-Cities and Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) beginning March 31, 2019. “This is a huge win for the Tri-Cities community,” said Buck Taft, director of the airport. “The LA basin is our largest unserved market, and we’ve…