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Benton City Girl Used for Bait in Plot to Stab Student
A 16-year-old Kiona-Benton High School student admitted to planning to lure another student and stab him with the help of two other students, according to police.
Jeremiah D. Cunningham, 16, could be tried as an adult, according to news reports...
Gas Leak Causes Home Evacuations and Closes Roads in Pasco
A gas line was struck by a landscaping company Monday morning, causing a gas leak that evacuated multiple homes in the neighborhood. The leak is in the 4900 block of Buchanan Lane.
Surrounding roads were closed for safety.
Cascade Natural Gas was working on the leak and urge people to be careful if in…
Middle School Kids Evacuated to Gym by Fire Alarm
Students at Leona Marshall Libby Middle School in West Richland are safe after a fire alarm went off this morning.
Staff evacuated the school and the kids were moved to the gym, according to Benton County Fire District 4.
Firefighters searched the school and found a light smoke, but no fire...
Richland Bomb Squad Destroys Suspicious Metal Briefcase
The Richland bomb squad destroyed a suspicious metal briefcase on Saturday evening near American Rock Quarry. The suspicious case was reportedly left on Kennedy Road near a vineyard west of the quarry according to news reports of the Benton County Sheriffs Office...
Search Begins for Missing Washington Elk Hunter
Authorities have started searching for a missing elk hunter that is overdue and has not been seen since Saturday. The 37 year old hunter,  Joel Presler, last contacted his family on Saturday the 11th and his truck was found deserted on Wednesday...
Driver Sentenced for Launching Prosser Woman 30 Feet with Car
The driver, that struck a woman eating on her dinner break in Prosser with an out-of-control car, launching her more than 30 feet in the air, has been sentenced.
Jason A. Heep, high on methamphetamine at the time, pleaded guilty and was sentenced to six months in jail on work…
White Motorcycle Leads Deputies on High Speed Chase
After a high speed chase from Road 68 to the 4500 block of Desert Drive, Franklin County Sheriff's Deputies are looking for the rider of this white motorcycle.
The driver ran from police, left his bike behind and ran toward El Paso Street, according to the Franklin County Sheriff's Off…
Man Threatens to Kill Girlfriend, Now Police Need Your Help
Pasco police is searching for a man that threatened to kill his girlfriend and is wanted on a prior warrant. Allen Carl Frank drove to Pasco to visit family with his girlfriend. During that visit, an argument started and allegedly Frank made threats to kill is girlfriend and assaulted her...
Pasco Gunshots Lead to Car Chase, Ends with Car on 2 Wheels
Gunshots fired near Chiawana Park lead to a high speed chase by police. The chased car lost a wheel, crashing on its side, and the suspect arrested.
Police first got reports of gunshots and a white sedan leaving the area of Chiawana Park in Pasco on Friday after 1 p...

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