A 46-year-old Kennewick woman is charged with three counts of animal cruelty for leaving her pets home alone for months while she moved out, claiming she was hiding from an abusive ex-husband. Six cats and dogs died.
Six children were home when police shot their father multiple times Saturday night after they say he opened fire at Pasco police officers across a basement room in Pasco. The man has a history of domestic violence but his wife said that was in his past.
Pasco police helped Ellensburg officer catch a pair of fraudsters who worked their way across the Northwest using stolen identities to buy vehicles and other expensive items. They were found with three vehicles.