Stories tagged: Kennewick
Wed., May 24, 2017, 11:57 a.m.
Sex trafficking trial delayed for former Kennewick superintendent
A former Kennewick school superintendent’s trial on sex trafficking charges has been delayed until October.
Fri., May 19, 2017, 9:35 a.m.
Kennewick Coast Guard crew rescued from Snake River
A Kennewick-based Coast Guard crew was fished out of the water by a good Samaritan boating on the Snake River on Wednesday.
Tue., May 16, 2017, 8:53 a.m.
Kennewick students suing school district over alleged molestation
Jury selection started Monday in a civil trial involving three men who claim the Kennewick School District failed to protect them from being sexually abused by a teacher and coach.
Tue., May 16, 2017, 8:32 a.m.
Kennewick teen gets 4 years for taping woman, 73, to chair during home invasion
A 14-year-old boy will be locked up in a juvenile facility until he is 18 for helping tape 73-year-old woman to a recliner and stealing guns from her Kennewick home.
UPDATED: Thu., May 11, 2017, 9:40 a.m.
Ex-Kennewick teacher pleads guilty to child rape, sex crimes
A former Kennewick teacher faces up to five years in prison after admitting that she sent nude pictures and videos of herself to at least four students and raped one …
Thu., April 13, 2017, 9:54 a.m.
Ex-school superintendent pleads innocent to sex charge
A former Kennewick school superintendent has pleaded innocent to arranging to have sex with two girls at a hotel.
Wed., April 5, 2017, 8:09 a.m.
Ex-school superintendent allegedly arranged sex with minor
A former Kennewick school superintendent has been arrested for allegedly arranging to meet a juvenile girl for sex.
Tue., April 4, 2017, 8:47 a.m.
Kennewick lawyer accused of stealing $263,000 from clients
A Kennewick attorney has been charged with stealing nearly $263,000 in clients’ money instead of applying the payments toward their owed back taxes.
Sun., April 2, 2017, 7:39 p.m.
Public hospital district in Washington lays off 25 workers
A Washington state public hospital district is laying off about 25 people as part of a plan to improve its finances.
Tue., March 7, 2017, 11:12 a.m.
Oregon midwife charged with delivering babies in Kennewick without a license
An Oregon woman who has been a midwife for four decades is accused of illegally delivering at least two babies in Kennewick.
UPDATED: Sun., March 5, 2017, 2:03 p.m.
Kennewick cracks down on church-sponsored homeless camp
Conditions at 2625 W. Bruneau Place, near Vista Way and Highway 395, have prompted the city of Kennewick to consider a new ordinance to gain some control over the situation.
Thu., March 2, 2017, 12:26 p.m.
Kennewick man gets prison for stabbing his dad for recording over rap song
A 31-year-old man convicted of stabbing his dad in the chest told a judge Wednesday that he’s made some bad decisions in his life, but he’s not a bad person.
Fri., Jan. 27, 2017, 9:29 a.m.
Disease killing ducks, other birds at wildlife refuge
An outbreak of avian cholera has killed about 500 birds at the McNary National Wildlife Refuge in south-central Washington this week. The Tri-City Herald says crews on Thursday were at …
Thu., Jan. 12, 2017, 8:21 a.m.
Former Kennewick teacher charged with raping teen boy
A former Kennewick middle school teacher charged with sending sexually explicit photos of herself to at least four students is now accused of having sex with one of the boys.
Sun., Jan. 8, 2017, 6:35 p.m.
Kennewick students warmed by help from faraway island town
As temperatures dipped into the single digits in the Mid-Columbia, a group of elementary students were warmed last week with the help of mothers 2,760 miles away.
Mon., Dec. 26, 2016, 11:18 a.m.
Homes, cars damaged in Kennewick drive-by
Kennewick police are investigating a drive-by shooting that caused Christmas Day property damage.
Sun., Dec. 25, 2016, 4:28 p.m.
Accused kidnapper referred to state hospital for sixth time
A man accused of kidnapping and assault has been ordered to return to a state hospital for his sixth evaluation by psychologists since his arrest.
Mon., Dec. 19, 2016, 12:04 p.m.
Kennewick may repeal panhandling rules, deemed unconstitutional
Panhandling could become more visible in the Tri-Cities. A Kennewick law banning panhandling at some intersections is likely unconstitutional following a pair of court rulings expanding free speech rights to …
Tue., Nov. 29, 2016, 7:49 a.m.
Hanford vapor lawsuit may be delayed again
The state of Washington and other plaintiffs in a lawsuit filed over Hanford chemical vapor protection have asked that the trial be delayed five months.
Thu., Nov. 24, 2016, 7:18 p.m.
Former pro baseball player charged with inappropriate comments to young girl
Former major league baseball player Marvin Benard has pleaded innocent to one count of communication with a minor for immoral purposes, a gross misdemeanor.
Mon., Nov. 21, 2016, 8:11 a.m.
Police: Woman admits abduction for ransom; victim found dead
A woman acknowledged kidnapping a woman she knew and picking up a $250,000 ransom that authorities handed over in hopes of the safe return of the victim, but her body …
Sat., Nov. 19, 2016, 5:51 p.m.
FBI looks for abducted Washington woman after ransom demand
The FBI and local law enforcement agencies are looking for a Washington state woman after she was abducted from her Kennewick home and a ransom was demanded.
Thu., Oct. 13, 2016, 10:59 a.m.
Coroner identifies body found in burning truck in Kennewick
The Benton County coroner has identified a body found in a burning pickup truck in a Kennewick park Friday.
Thu., July 28, 2016, 1:20 p.m.
Tribes commemorate 20 years since Kennewick Man discovery
It was 20 years ago that the ancient skeleton known as Kennewick Man was discovered.
Tue., July 26, 2016, 7:24 p.m.
Kennewick rape suspect flies to Dubai days before trial
A 49-year-old man reportedly boarded a flight for the United Arab Emirates two days before he was to stand trial in Kennewick on charges of raping and molesting a grade-school …
Wed., June 29, 2016, 8:10 p.m.
Female teacher charged with sending sex videos to male students
A Kennewick middle school teacher was charged Wednesday with sending sexually explicit photos and videos to male students. Tonie Ann Reiboldt, 43, a Horse Heaven Hills Middle School physical education …
Mon., May 23, 2016, 1:27 p.m.
Washington sheriffs, police chiefs meeting in Kennewick this week
About 450 people are expected to gather this week in Kennewick for the Washington Association of Sheriffs and Police Chiefs.
Thu., May 12, 2016, 4:57 p.m.
Teen boys sentenced for kidnapping great-grandmother
Two teenagers have been sentenced to a combined 20 years in prison for abducting one of their great-grandmothers and driving with her in the trunk of her car for about …
Thu., May 12, 2016, 8 a.m.
Kennewick schools to receive $51 million for K-3 classes
The Kennewick School District is poised to receive a $51 million state grant – about the cost of two new elementary schools – to lower class sizes for students in …
Wed., April 27, 2016, 1:30 p.m.
Corps determines Kennewick Man is Native American
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 …