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December 13, 2013 at 9:08 AM

First flu death of season in Washington

The Associated Press KENNEWICK, Tri-Cities — A Tri-Cities woman in her 50s is the first flu death of the season in Washington. State Health Department spokesman Marqise Allen says the woman died in the past week. Benton-Franklin health officer Dr. Amy Person told the Tri-City Herald the woman had chronic medical conditions that put her at…

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December 10, 2013 at 9:33 AM

Missing Kennewick girl may be in Mexico

The Associated Press KENNEWICK — Kennewick police believe a missing 14-year-old girl or the 19-year-old man suspected of abducting her have tried to contact friends since an Amber alert was issued last week. Sgt. Ken Lattin told the Tri-City Herald someone in the Tri-Cities knows something and police just want to make sure the girl is safe. Police…

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December 26, 2012 at 9:54 AM

Man reportedly from Tri-Cities held in Calif. bus attack

The Associated Press DUNSMUIR, Calif. — A 66-year-old man reportedly from Kennewick is in custody on suspicion of stabbing two people aboard a Greyhound bus in far Northern California. Charles Burnett Ripley — a passenger on the bus — had been talking to himself when he lunged across the aisle without warning early Tuesday morning and began…

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October 9, 2012 at 10:01 AM

SUV passenger trapped after Kennewick train crash

The Associated Press KENNEWICK, Tri-Cities — Firefighters worked more than 45 minutes to free a passenger who was trapped in an SUV after it collided with a train at a crossing in Kennewick. Battalion Chief Vince Beasley says the man suffered a broken leg and other injuries and was taken to Kennewick General Hospital Monday night. More

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May 30, 2012 at 6:58 AM

Morning Memo/Wednesday: Airline goof … Apple CEO … Eastern Washington gangs

Weather:  We said yesterday the temperature would stay in the mid-60s this week, and we’re stickin’ to it. Unfortunately, those temperatures could come with light rain for the next SIX days. Friday could reach 67 degrees, and that’s cool. Let’s hope the sun peeks through as it did a bit yesterday, despite what the…

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0 Comments | More in Morning Memo | Topics: Brier Dudley, Central Washington University, Kennewick

May 12, 2012 at 12:21 PM

Japanese kayaker paddling from Kennewick to Japan

A Tokyo man is making a solo journey from Kennewick to Japan in a 20-foot sea kayak, the Tri-City Herald reports. The man, 42-year-old Ryota Yamada, had to take shelter in Oregon a month into his trip down the Columbia River because of big, wind-whipped waves. He expects the journey to take him four summers. He is hoping to…

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April 10, 2012 at 6:57 PM

See? Suspected Kennewick shoplifter strips naked

Tri-City Herald KENNEWICK — An alleged shoplifter stripped off all her clothes Monday in an apparent attempt to prove that she hadn’t stolen anything from a store at the Columbia Center mall, authorities said. Kennewick police were called to the JCPenney store around 6:15 p.m. after loss prevention personnel reported they had detained an uncooperative shoplifter, said…

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March 28, 2012 at 10:20 PM

Multitasking driver in stolen truck makes unexpected stop

Associated Press  KENNEWICK – Texting and eating while driving? Not the best plan. Do those things while driving a stolen truck and the trouble mounts. Kennewick police say a Chevy pickup truck previously stolen in nearby Richland ran into a ditch and drove through some logs and lawns before hitting a home Wednesday. Neighbors and the homeowner saw…

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