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Corps determines Kennewick Man is Native American

SPOKANE, Wash. — The ancient skeleton known as Kennewick Man is related to modern Native American tribes, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said Wednesday, opening the process for returning to a tribe for burial one of the oldest and most complete set of bones ever found in North America.

Date: 04/27/2016 | Northwest

Health officials: Tri-Cities resident does not have plague

KENNEWICK — Health officials investigating a possible case of plague in the Tri-Cities say tests results have come back negative.The Benton-Franklin Health District said Saturday that tests results from the state found the resident does not have pneumonic plague.

Date: 04/24/2016 | Northwest

Kennewick city councilman criticized for anti-Latino comments

KENNEWICK — A Kennewick City Council member is facing criticism over Facebook posts that began with a photo of Bernie Sanders with the words “I went to Yakima today. Now I know why Trump wants to build a wall.”

Date: 03/26/2016 | Northwest

Workers begin removing nuclear waste from Hanford tank

KENNEWICK — Workers have started removing nuclear waste from a leaking tank at the Hanford Site just one day before a state of Washington deadline.

Date: 03/04/2016 | Northwest

Tri-City man faces prison for filing false liens

TRI-CITIES — A Tri-City man is facing at least five years in prison after being convicted of residential burglary, theft and other charges for filing liens on property in Kennewick that he didn’t own.

Date: 02/29/2016 | Northwest

Man, 85, convicted of child sex crimes

KENNEWICK — An 85-year-old Finley man has been found guilty of charges relating to the sexual abuse of a young girl.The Tri-City Herald reported that Eugene Lester Standfill was convicted Tuesday of five sex crimes, including child molestation and rape of a child.

Date: 02/17/2016 | Northwest

Kennewick teen charged with sending teacher explicit photos

KENNEWICK — A Kennewick teenager has been accused of soliciting his former teacher for sex by sending her explicit Facebook messages.

Date: 01/15/2016 | Northwest

Kennewick School District to pay $200,000 for autistic child program

KENNEWICK — The Kennewick School District must pay a family more than $200,000 after they pulled their autistic son from the district’s schools and placed him in a residential treatment facility.

Date: 01/11/2016 | Northwest

Coroner: Kennewick man likely killed wife, daughter, self

KENNEWICK — The Benton County Coroner says it appears a Kennewick man shot to death his wife, their daughter with developmental disabilities and then killed himself.

Date: 12/14/2015 | Northwest

3 people found dead in Kennewick home; no search for suspect

KENNEWICK — Authorities are investigating after they found three people dead in a home in Kennewick.KNDU-TV reported police were called to a home on the 2600 block of South Kellogg Street in Kennewick about 12:30 p.m. after a...

Date: 12/11/2015 | Northwest

Death of dairy worker may lead to more regulations

YAKIMA — The investigation into the death of a Mabton dairy worker who drowned in a manure pit shows the man had drugs in his system.

Date: 12/01/2015 | Northwest

Kennewick stepdad suspected of abusing baby

KENNEWICK — Authorities have arrested a Kennewick man on suspicion of abusing his infant stepson.KNDO-TV reported that Zak Wilding was arrested Sunday and booked into the Benton County Jail.

Date: 11/24/2015 | Northwest

Jurors deliberate fate of man accused of killing 3 from Pasco

KENNEWICK — Jurors are deliberating the fate of an Umatilla man accused of fatally shooting three people in a Benton County orchard.

Date: 11/20/2015 | Northwest

Chromium cleanup nearly finished at Columbia River site

KENNEWICK — Workers have removed about 129 tons of concentrated chromium form the soil along Washington State’s Columbia River.

Date: 11/20/2015 | Northwest

Teens charged in great-grandmother kidnapping in Kennewick

KENNEWICK — Prosecutors have charged three Washington teens in connection with the kidnapping of an elderly woman who was stuffed in the trunk of her car and driven more than 200 miles to a Walmart near Portland.

Date: 11/11/2015 | Northwest

Woman, 86, escapes car trunk after reported abduction

KENNEWICK — Officials say an 86-year-old Washington woman escaped from a car trunk in Oregon after she was reportedly abducted by teenagers.

Date: 11/03/2015 | Northwest

Trial under way for Umatilla man accused of triple homicide

KENNEWICK — The trial of a man accused of fatally shooting three people in a Benton County orchard, with opening statements slated for Wednesday.

Date: 11/03/2015 | Northwest

Police: Kennewick man killed while hunting near Colfax

KENNEWICK — Police say a 31-year-old Kennewick man has died while hunting in eastern Washington.The Tri-City Herald reported that Nicholas Nava-Farias was hunting with a group east of Colfax early Monday when he was shot with a muzzleloader rifle.

Date: 10/12/2015 | Northwest

Infant killed in 7-vehicle pileup near Prosser

PROSSER — An 8-month-old boy from Kennewick who was killed in a seven-vehicle pileup during a dust storm south of Prosser has been identified.

Date: 10/12/2015 | Northwest

Federal grant to fund police radios in Franklin County

KENNEWICK — Members of law enforcement in Franklin County are getting new radios through a federal grant.

Date: 09/15/2015 | Northwest

Washington man charged with cyberstalking former girlfriend

KENNEWICK — A Burbank man has been charged with cyberstalking in connection to text messages he sent his former girlfriend.

Date: 09/08/2015 | Northwest

Kennewick police searching for driver who struck man in a wheelchair

KENNEWICK — Kennewick police are looking for the driver in a fatal hit and run crash involving a man in a wheelchair.

Date: 08/26/2015 | Northwest

Kennewick mayor to revisit city’s marijuana business ban

KENNEWICK — The mayor of Kennewick says he will ask the City Council to revisit the city’s ban on marijuana-related businesses now that the Legislature has changed state law to send tax revenue from those businesses to municipal governments.

Date: 08/17/2015 | Northwest

Judge holds Energy Department to deadlines on Hanford

KENNEWICK — A federal judge has ruled that the Department of Energy will be required to build new storage tanks for high level radioactive waste at Hanford Nuclear Reservation if it does not meet certain deadlines related to cleanup projects.

Date: 08/14/2015 | Northwest

No charges warranted in Franklin County jail death

KENNEWICK — The state Attorney General’s Office has cleared a Washington State Patrol trooper and staff at the Franklin County jail of wrongdoing in the death of a Kennewick man.

Date: 08/07/2015 | Northwest

Miss Tri-Cities loses crown after theft conviction revealed

KENNEWICK — The reigning Miss Tri-Cities will be stripped of her crown after pageant organizers learned she pleaded guilty this year to a misdemeanor theft charge.

Date: 08/01/2015 | Northwest

Benton County deputy shoots, wounds assault suspect

KENNEWICK — Officials say a Benton County sheriff’s deputy shot and wounded a domestic violence suspect after he refused to drop a gun during a standoff.

Date: 07/26/2015 | Northwest

Church group delivering Bibles interrupts suicide attempt in Kennewick

KENNEWICK — A church group distributing Bibles interrupted an apparent suicide attempt at an apartment in Kennewick.Kennewick police Cpl. Matt Newton says the group knocked, and a man came to the door covered in blood. They ran down stairs and called police.

Date: 07/18/2015 | Northwest

Hiker, 55, rescued near White Pass after becoming lost

WHITE PASS — Searchers have rescued a 55-year-old man who got lost while hiking a portion of the Pacific Crest Trail in central Washington.

Date: 07/06/2015 | Northwest

Connell man jailed after 2 badly burned bodies found

KENNEWICK — Authorities have arrested a 25-year-old man that they say is tied to the killings of an adult and child found badly burned in a car last week.

Date: 07/05/2015 | Northwest

Man gets 15 years for stabbing ex-girlfriend

KENNEWICK — A 22-year-old man is facing 15 years in prison for stabbing his ex-girlfriend multiple times.

Date: 07/01/2015 | Northwest

Kennewick man dies in South Dakota motorcycle crash

LEAD, S.D. — A man from Washington state has died in a motorcycle crash in western South Dakota.

Date: 06/25/2015 | Northwest

Kennewick man sentenced to 4 years for fraud

KENNEWICK — A Kennewick man who admitted swindling investors in his biofuels company has been sentenced to four years in federal prison.

Date: 06/09/2015 | Northwest

Standoff between police, suspect ends with man’s death

KENNEWICK — Police are investigating the shooting death of a Kennewick man police say has a long history of violence against women.

Date: 05/05/2015 | Northwest

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