'Tis the season for ugly sweaters. And once again, the fad of donning these woven creations is keeping newspeople and celebrities cozy with laughs through the holidays. Enjoy some of the good, the bad, and the ugly sweater moments of 2016.
Cody Sanderson made 9 of his 13 shots from the field and went 3 of 5 from deep for 21 points to help the Richland High School boys basketball team blow out the Davis Pirates 86-61 on Friday in state regional action at Chiawana.
Randy Harris speaks at the sentencing for Theresa Wiltse in Benton County Superior Court in Kennewick. Wiltse killed and kidnapped his wife, Sandra Harris, in November 2016. The former corrections officer will spend the rest of her life behind bars for the crimes.
Police in Natick, Massachusetts, said they were seeking two women on suspicion of shoplifting after a store’s CCTV caught them using a “lingerie leg hammock” to steal clothes. Video posted on the Natick Police Department Facebook page shows the women placing several items into a large bag between one of the suspect’s legs, which was concealed with a long skirt. The Facebook post read, “This is the first time I’ve seen what looks like a full sized laundry bag strapped to the insides of a pair of legs. Booster bags, booster girdle, even false bottom suitcases, never a lingerie leg hammock.”
National Rifle Association executive vice president and CEO Wayne LaPierre said opponents of gun rights "hate individual freedoms" and want to eliminate the 2nd Amendment. LaPierre spoke at the annual Conservative Political Action Conference in Maryland.
Perfection is no longer attainable for the Richland High School boys basketball team, which suffered its first loss of the season last Friday to 23-0 GSL champion Gonzaga Prep, 56-53 in the District 8 championship game. But the Bombers (22-1) are chasing a title even bigger than that, of the state variety, and begin their quest for that distinction with a regional round matchup against the Big 9-champion Davis Pirates (20-2) at 6 p.m. Friday at Chiawana High School. Both teams are already guaranteed spots in the state tournament next week at the Tacoma Dome, with the winner earning a bye to the quarterfinals, but the preliminary contest provides the Bombers with an opportunity to re-focus after the loss to G-Prep.
"I think our guys are dialed in for that," Richland coach Earl Streufert said. "I think they're ready to just go and get back on the court and play against somebody again. Because that was a tough one up there last Friday."
Kamiakin juniors Oumou Toure and Alexa Hazel have led the Braves girls basketball team to the state tournament in each of their three years as members of the varsity squad. Ranked No. 4 in the state's 3A RPI, the Braves take on the No. 5 Seattle Prep Panthers at 8 p.m. Friday in the regional round of the state tournament, hosted at Chiawana High School. Both teams are already guaranteed a spot at the Tacoma Dome next week, but that doesn't mean Kamiakin doesn't want to pick up its 21st win of the season, as Toure and Hazel explain.
Drivers stopped at a red light at 27th Avenue and Ely Street in Kennewick on Thursday afternoon saw an attempted escape. A horse seized on a chance to break free from its trailer when a door popped open in the middle of traffic near Heritage nursery.
But he (or she) didn’t get far before his owner jumped out and corralled him with the help of some other drivers.
Franklin Prosecutor Shawn Sant requests Judge Alex Ekstrom keep $1 million bail in place for murder suspect Adan Virgen-Ponce at a hearing in Franklin County Superior Court. Virgen-Ponce is suspected in the 2010 fatal stabbing of Froilan Godines outside a Pasco nightclub. Ekstrom upheld the bail amount until the Feb. 27 arraignment.
NASCAR driver Austin Dillon and driver Aric Almirola battled each other down the backstretch at Daytona International Speedway on Sunday, February 18, 2018. Dillon locked bumpers with Almirola as they neared Turn 3 causing Almirola to wreck. After the race social media was abuzz with comments.