A jury has been seated in the attempted murder trial of Edwin Espejo, a Pasco man charged with firing on three officers in the basement of a home. Police were called in September 2017 for a domestic disturbance.
An ATM bandit is using stolen debit card numbers at cash machines to steal more than $75,000 from 100 Kennewick residents. Police believe the numbers were skimmed off credit and debit cards used at gas stations.
Richland boys basketball game rescheduled after wrecks on Snoqualmie Pass force postponement. Chiawana and Kamiakin girls teams play Saturday in Richland. Kamiakin’s gymnastic team shined at state tournament.
The Tri-Cities could get more snow starting this weekend, according to the weather forecast. Mountain travelers on Interstate 90 and Interstate 84 should prepare for snow, with a winter storm watch issued.
Richland takes on Mt. Si while Chiawana faces Puyallup. The Bombers have a berth in next week’s Class 4A state basketball tournament in Tacoma. The Riverhawks advance with a win. Both games are Friday night.
West Richland police arrested three people after they robbed a man and left him shoeless outside of WSU Tri-Cities Thursday night. They are in Benton County jail on suspicion of assault, kidnapping and robbery.
A Richland High School student’s Wednesday suicide in a church parking lot has prompted school officials to offer grief counseling to students and staff. Other parents were notified in a letter sent home by Principal Tim Praino.
Foggy conditions temporarily shut down Interstate 84 between Pendleton and La Grande in eastern Oregon on Thursday morning. After it reopened, a semi truck hauling glass crashed, closing it again for hours.
A bill by Tacoma state Senator Jeannie Darneille would allow inmates who have served at least 15 years of their sentence and meet other rehabilitative requirements an opportunity to petition the new board for release.
What are Washington state employers looking for in workers? “Paradigm shift” was more likely to be used in job ads for Seattle than elsewhere. Survey also looked at help wanted ads in Spokane, Portland and other US cities.