A former Career and Technical Education instructor at Wahluke High School has accepted what's called an In Re Barr plea in connection with sexual activity he had with a 17-year-old male student in 2016.
Walla Walla School District officials have arranged for counseling and grief assistance for students and faculty after the death of what officials are saying was a 'beloved' student at the high school.
The Pasco School District will have 30 days to respond to a lawsuit filed by the parents of a special need student, as the district is accused of allowing a teacher to abuse their child, and the district not stopping it.
The investigation continues by Kennewick police into allegations a 43-year-old Horse Heaven Hills Middle School and P.E. teacher sent sexually explicit videos of herself to minors under the age of 16. According to Benton County Officials, Tonie Ann Reiboldt posted $15,000 bail and was released Thursday morning.