- Settlement reached in federal lawsuit involving jail Updated: Feb-11-16 4:01 pm
PASCO, Washington - A settlement has been reached in a federal lawsuit that contends inmates at the Franklin County Jail in Pasco were grossly mistreated and their mental health needs ignored.
- Lawmakers consider tougher vehicular homicide penalties Updated: Feb-11-16 12:21 pm
KENNEWICK, Washington - A bill making its way through the Washington statehouse would create stiffer penalties for vehicular homicide.
- Cantwell calls for support for Hanford Updated: Feb-11-16 11:06 am
KENNEWICK, Washington - Democratic Sen. Maria Cantwell of Washington is worried about an Obama administration proposal to reduce the budget for the Hanford Nuclear Reservation.
- ACLU issues critical report on Washington town's police Updated: Feb-10-16 6:17 pm
PASCO, Washington - The American Civil Liberties Union of Washington on Wednesday issued a critical report on the Pasco Police Department, contending officers lack critical training, services for Spanish speakers are inadequate and the community doesn't have any meaningful input into police practices.
- White House proposes cutting Hanford cleanup budget Updated: Feb-10-16 11:16 am
RICHLAND, Washington - The Obama administration wants to spend less money on the ongoing cleanup at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation next year.
- Attorneys file brief in flower shop owner's appeal Updated: Feb-09-16 12:57 pm
RICHLAND, Washington - Attorneys for a Richland flower shop owner who lost a lawsuit over her refusal to provide services for a same-sex wedding have filed a brief with the state Supreme Court.
- Western Hockey League Standings Updated: Feb-08-16 11:25 pm
- Repairs planned for 2 Washington state dam locks Updated: Feb-08-16 12:40 pm
KENNEWICK, Washington - Two dams in Washington state are scheduled for $8 million in navigation lock repairs by the Army Corps of Engineers.
- New record set for fall chinook redds in Snake River Updated: Feb-08-16 1:40 am
KENNEWICK, Washington - New data released by the Nez Perce Tribe shows that fall chinook returning to the Snake River have set a new record for the third straight year.
- Body of woman found in Kennewick canyon identified Updated: Feb-05-16 5:46 pm
KENNEWICK, Washington - Authorities have identified a 32-year-old woman found dead in a Kennewick canyon.
- Richland man arrested after standoff for death threats Updated: Jan-28-16 4:03 am
RICHLAND, Washington - Authorities say they have arrested a man who allegedly threatened to shoot children and police after an hourslong standoff in a Richland neighborhood.
- Jury selection begins in murder-for-hire case over oil deals Updated: Jan-25-16 1:19 pm
RICHLAND, Washington - Jury selection started Monday in the trial of a man accused of hiring a hit man to kill a Washington state businessman in a dispute over business dealings in the North Dakota oil patch.
- Hanford employee positive for radioactive contamination Updated: Jan-22-16 1:31 pm
RICHLAND, Washington - An employee at the Hanford Fire Station has tested positive for a very low level of internal radioactive contamination after handling breathing equipment used at the nuclear reservation's Plutonium Finishing Plant.
- Man accused of posting explicit photos of girlfriend online Updated: Jan-21-16 5:01 am
TRI-CITIES, Washington - Authorities say a Franklin County man has been arrested on suspicion of posting sexually explicit images of his girlfriend on her social media accounts.
- Report: AutoZone project will bring 200 jobs to Pasco Updated: Jan-18-16 9:55 am
PASCO, Washington - The auto parts giant AutoZone Inc. is planning a new distribution center and truck maintenance yard in Pasco - a project that's expected to bring 200 jobs to the city.
- Man hospitalized with burns after Pasco motel fire Updated: Jan-18-16 5:01 am
PASCO, Washington - Officials say a fire that broke out at a Pasco motel has left one man injured.
- Report highlights Washington's potential for nuclear power Updated: Jan-14-16 12:18 pm
KENNEWICK, Washington - A by the Washington Energy Facility Site Evaluation Council has found that small modular nuclear reactors have promising potential as energy sources in the state.