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State Patrol and Other Agencies Focusing on Preventing Drunk Driving Over Holidays

Drunken or other impaired driving this holiday season will be met with a strong and determined police presence.

In a press release sent by the Washington State Patrol, this holiday season will see many emphasis patrols around the state funded by the Washington State Traffic Commission

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Prepackaged Caramel Apples Making People Sick

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — State officials say one person in Washington has been sickened from prepackaged caramel apples linked to five deaths nationwide.

Health Department spokesman Donn Moyer says a Thurston County man was hospitalized

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Fire Claims Yakima Family Christmas Tree

The holidays will be a little tougher for a Yakima family whose home was severely damaged in a fire Thursday afternoon.

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Robbery Suspects Could Be Connected Crimes In Other Areas

Yakima police say a couple accused of threatening a man with a knife and then stealing his car could be connected to a string of robberies around the state.
The Hocus Pocus Mini Mart on Nob Hill Boulevard was one of several stores robbed around the Yakima Valley in the last month

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YWCA Special Angels Need Your Help

The YWCA shelter is making a big impact on the community helping an average of 4500 domestic violence victims every year. The Executive Director Erin Black says it's especially tough during the holidays when many victims are forced to move out of homes and apartments to escape domestic violence

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Army Rangers Flying Big Helicopters In Yakima

They're large and loud and if you've noticed large helicopters flying over your home or business this week you're not alone. A lot of people have noticed the helicopters. Officials at the Yakima Training Center say they're Black Hawk helicopters that belong to the U

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Let the People Vote: Which Christmas Light Display Is Best?

T'was the night before Christmas and all 'round the house, the bright lights were glaring and so was my spouse

The Griswolds were jealous, the neighbors were blind, for I had plugged in every bulb I could find

The colors so bright, my spirit so merry but the thought of my power bill, well now that was sure scary

But then what to my wondering ears did I hear? A radio contest that that made my heart cheer

Just take a photo, of my home up in lights, with reindeer and Santa and elves wearing tights

Send it on in, to the K-I-T crew,  Dave, Lance and Kevin will know what to do

They'll judge my work fairly, they'll contrast and compare, they'll post it on line to view and to share

The home decorated that's judged to be best, will put fears of that power bill quickly to rest

So look them all over, and give us your vote, your opinions, they matter and we're sure to take note.

So thanks to those who sent in photos.  Now if you will help select th

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Yakima Officials Looking to Fight Gangs with Money From Federal Government

It is no secret that when it comes to federal gang funding a majority of the money goes to large cities but Yakima city officials have been demanding that more of that federal money come to smaller cities.

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Carjacking Suspects Arrested By Yakima Police

Yakima Police have arrested two people in two different carjacking incidents reported on December 9 and 10. Police say on Dec. 9th around 1:30 p.m., a man and young woman threatened a victim with a knife after they received a ride from Valley Mall

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Only 1 More Week For The Red Kettle Campaign

You hear the bells all over the Yakima Valley. The Salvation Army Red Kettle campaign continues this Christmas season. It started just before Thanksgiving. It's a campaign that Major Jack Smith with the Yakima Salvation Army says helps them help others throughout the entire year ahead

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