Crime

Crime

Walla Walla woman hurt in apartment fire

A Walla Walla, Wash., woman was hospitalized early Friday after fire ravaged an old home divided into four apartments. The Walla Walla Fire Department was called about 6:45 a.m. to 937 E. Alder St. where flames were coming from first- and second-story windows.

Crime

Pasco ‘hostage’ call a hoax

A Tri-City man desperate for drugs claimed he was taken hostage in Pasco, Wash. The man texted his younger brother, saying two armed men were holding him until he repaid them for a $35 dope debt. Turns out he made it up to get cash for dope.

Pasco Police Shooting

Effort to reform Washington standards for deadly force remains contentious

Many people — advocates and legislators alike — agree that Washington’s legal standards used to measure whether a law enforcement officer could be held criminally liable for a fatal shooting must change. And everyone, including law enforcement, concedes revisions to state law — which among other conditions requires proof that an officer acted with “malice” — are likely to occur soon.

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Woman dies crossing Clearwater in Kennewick

A woman died Tuesday afternoon after she was hit by a vehicle as she dashed across West Clearwater Avenue near the Sterling’s restaurant in Kennewick. She was taken by ambulance to Trios hospital and died a short time later, according to the Kennewick police.
Sarah Gordon Tri-City Herald
Woman dies crossing Clearwater in Kennewick 0:41

Woman dies crossing Clearwater in Kennewick

Scene of Van Giesen Street wreck where motorcyclist was killed 0:16

Scene of Van Giesen Street wreck where motorcyclist was killed

Man flees from traffic stop in Pasco 0:31

Man flees from traffic stop in Pasco

Tour of the Pasco Police Community Services Building 2:33

Tour of the Pasco Police Community Services Building