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March 23, 2013 at 1:21 PM

Toppenish boy, 14, sentenced for groping 2 women

The Associated Press YAKIMA – A 14-year-old Toppenish boy convicted of groping two women in separate attacks last year has been sentenced to at least two years in juvenile detention. The Yakima Herald-Republic reports Yakima County Superior Court Judge Richard Bartheld rejected his request for out-of-custody sex offender therapy on Thursday. The boy was 13 at the time of…


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September 21, 2012 at 5:51 AM

Boy, 15, fatally shot in Toppenish, Yakima County

The Associated Press TOPPENISH, Yakima County — Police say a 15-year-old boy shot in the head after an exchange of gang taunts has died at a Seattle hospital. Jose Rodriguez of Buena was shot Wednesday evening in a quiet neighborhood. He died at Harborview Medical Center. Police say shots were fired after Rodriguez and two other boys roughly…


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September 6, 2012 at 5:49 PM

Toppenish educator named national high-school principal of the year

The Associated Press The principal of rural Toppenish High School has been named national high school principal of the year and will be honored in Washington, D.C. in a few weeks. MetLife and the National Association of Secondary School Principals told Trevor Greene he had won the award at a school assembly on Thursday morning. Greene is being…


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April 19, 2012 at 10:05 AM

Being chased by cops a 4th time lands her in prison

The Associated Press YAKIMA — A 33-year-old Toppenish woman has been sentenced to three years and a day in prison for her fourth try at eluding police and driving under the influence. The Yakima Herald reports Shawntay Dull also was placed on five years of probation Tuesday for her guilty pleas to charges of attempting to…


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November 9, 2011 at 7:03 AM

The Morning Memo / Wednesday: Trucker killed, Bellevue boy still missing, Costco gets to sell liquor

Weather: Look at that big sun over there on the weather chart. And the temperature is expected to be 58 tomorrow. Hey, that’s almost 60 degrees. Yes. Take that November! No rain expected Friday either. More weather. A truck driver was killed in a crash early this morning when his tanker truck overturned on a…


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