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February 17, 2015 at 8:18 AM

Suspect still sought in Yakima shooting that wounded 2 kids

Yakima Herald-Republic (TNS) YAKIMA — An investigation continued Monday into a shooting that injured two children while the suspect remains at large, according to the Yakima Police Department. The children’s injuries are not considered life-threatening. Police are looking for the suspect who was seen firing two rounds Sunday night at the front of a house at the corner…


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January 30, 2015 at 11:21 AM

Yakima gang detectives investigate fatal drive-by shooting

The Associated Press YAKIMA  — Police gang-unit detectives are investigating the drive-by shooting that killed a 25-year-old man Thursday night in Yakima. Officers responded to a report of a shooting and found the man dead at the scene. He has been identified as Elidoro Navarro of Yakima. Witnesses said multiple shots were fired from a dark-colored sedan. The Yakima…


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November 18, 2014 at 1:27 PM

Moses Lake man charged with murder of Yakima teacher

Columbia Basin Herald YAKIMA — A Moses Lake man with no criminal history was arrested last week and charged with killing a Wapato Middle School teacher. Marty Grismer, 27, was arrested by the Yakima County Sheriff’s Office and charged with first-degree murder in connection with the death of Desiree Sunford. Sunford was killed in her home in April…


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November 7, 2014 at 6:18 AM

Man shot by Yakima deputy had criminal record

YAKIMA — The driver of a stolen car who was fatally shot by a Yakima sheriff’s deputy after a chase has been identified as a 27-year-old Naches man, Anthony Laviolette. The Yakima Herald-Republic reports he had pleaded guilty last month to obstructing a police officer and making burglary tools and served 10 days in jail. His…


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September 30, 2014 at 6:19 AM

Yakima County woman is state’s 4th case of West Nile virus this year

The Yakima Herald-Republic YAKIMA, Wash. — Public health officials have confirmed one case of West Nile virus in Yakima County but will not identify the patient. The patient is a woman in her 40s, state Department of Health spokesman Donn Moyer said Monday. It’s not clear where the woman acquired the illness but she is receiving medical…


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September 7, 2014 at 11:33 AM

Yakima police shut down 6 massage parlors

YAKIMA (AP) — Authorities shut down six Asian massage parlors and arrested six people on suspicion of prostitution and practicing without a license on Saturday. The Yakima Herald-Republic reports that the operation involved 30 officers from Yakima, the state Department of Health and U.S. Homeland Security. Undercover police officers were used to solicit sex…


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