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Many roads like this one are in bad shape in Franklin County (Newstalk870 file image)
Many roads like this one are in bad shape in Franklin County (Newstalk870 file image)
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North Franklin Farmers Frustrated Over Washed Out Road Closures

Some farmers North of Pasco are voicing frustration over what they believe are confusing or even misguided road closures in the wake of one of some of the worst winter weather damage seen in years. Roads in the county are like this everywhere, Benton County as well.

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Kennewick schools release more snow make up time (KNDU-Kennewick School District)
Kennewick schools release more snow make up time (KNDU-Kennewick School District)
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Kennewick Schools Release More Snow Day Make Ups-Last Day June 14

Thursday, the Kennewick School District released more information about some upcoming days that in other years, would have had early releases. But they won't due to  efforts to make up days lost to the snow.

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Car destroyed when teen falls asleep behind wheel (Kennewick police)
Car destroyed when teen falls asleep behind wheel (Kennewick police)
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Sleepy Teen Driver Destroys Car, Tree in Kennewick

Sometimes you hear stories about teen drivers in accidents that make you wonder just how busy their lives are...maybe too busy?

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Waltrip, seen here at Daytona 2017 (Cliff Hawkins)
Waltrip, seen here at Daytona 2017 (Cliff Hawkins)
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NASCAR Driver Takes to Twitter to Thank Tri-City Fans Who Found Wallet

We mentioned earlier Thursday the Kennewick NASCAR fans who found Michael Waltrip's wallet in their rental car in Las Vegas. They were both there for the Kobalt 400 Monster Energy Cup race this weekend. The story is going viral in our area.

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You head will hurt just trying to calculate the number  (Getty Images)
You head will hurt just trying to calculate the number (Getty Images)
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Chances of A Perfect March NCAA Hoops Bracket? One In 9 Quintillion!

Is that even a number? Apparently according to the NCAA, it is.

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Man dies from bottle of Tequila and snorting crushed pain pills (Getty Images)
Man dies from bottle of Tequila and snorting crushed pain pills (Getty Images)
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Man Dies After Drinking Bottle of Tequila, Snorting Crushed Oxycodone

Investigative efforts have apparently led officials to believe a Kennewick man's use of tequila and Oxycodone led to his death Sunday.

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New distracted driving bill doesn't prevent newspaper or map reading or other certain distractions behind wheel (Newstalk870 file image)
New distracted driving bill doesn't prevent newspaper or map reading or other certain distractions behind wheel (Newstalk870 file image)
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New Distracted Driving Bill Still Allows You To Read Newspaper Behind Wheel

A new bill has passed the state House, now it goes onto Senate for future consideration. But some officials say it doesn't do enough to stop distracted driving.

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Judge accused of allowing illegal immigrant to escape courthouse (Google Street View)
Judge accused of allowing illegal immigrant to escape courthouse (Google Street View)
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U.S. Attorney Won’t Prosecute Judge Who Helped Illegal Escape Oregon Courtroom

The incident occurred January 27th, but has gone viral, and now officials are under fire for reportedly not prosecuting the judicial official.

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Bellevue woman nearly shoots down drone (Getty Images)
Bellevue woman nearly shoots down drone (Getty Images)
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Bellevue Drone Nearly Shot Down by Annoyed Neighbor [VIDEO]

This isn't the first time it's happened, and probably won't be the last.

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UW women have won many big races, including this one, the prestigious Henley Regatta in England (Getty Images)
UW women have won many big races, including this one, the prestigious Henley Regatta in England (Getty Images)
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UW Accused Of Boosting Women’s Sports Numbers With ‘Fake’ Athletes

A Seattle newspaper investigation shows there's apparently been a LOT of women who competed on the University of Washington's crew (rowing) team since 2011, but the woman themselves didn't know they did. What?!?

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