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Man Killed Idaho Officer With Gun Hidden In Pocket

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Court documents say a man told investigators he used a gun hidden in his pocket to kill an Idaho police officer because he feared the officer would find the weapon.

The records released Wednesday say 26-year-old Jonathan Renfro told authorities he shot Coeur d'Alene police Sgt

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Yakima Mayor Says No to Another City Council Run

At one time, Yakima Mayor Micah Cawley wanted to become the president of the United States. But after 10 years on the Yakima City Council, Cawley's priorities have changed-- especially after dealing with a messy lawsuit involving the ACLU over the past year

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Johnson Bill Signed Into Law To Help Voters

Gov. Jay Inslee signed a bill Wednesday aimed at helping voters better understand the fiscal impacts of a ballot measure before they vote. house bill 2055 was introduced by Rep. Norm Johnson  following voter approval in November of Initiative 1351, which directed the Legislature to allocate funds to reduce class sizes and increase staffing support for K-12 students

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New Video Game Business Sets Up In Valley Mall

It's called PLAYlive Nation and it's a new video game business that's opening in the Valley Mall in Union Gap.

Owner Bruce Frazier says you can rent time and enjoy your favorite video game while sitting in a big comfortable chair

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Visit the MidValley Off Site Sale at UnTapped Blues & Brews Festival

Here's the map of how the fairgrounds will be laid out for the Saturday session of UnTapped. Friday is at Clover Island and all-day Saturday is at the Benton-Franklin Fairgrounds.

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Former Pasco Officer Pleads Innocent To Rape Charges

PASCO, Wash. (AP) — A former Pasco police officer has pleaded innocent in Franklin County Superior Court to charges he raped a woman at his Pasco home in November.

50-year-old Richard J. Aguirre entered his plea on Tuesday

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Power Outages Expected Along Summitview Avenue

Pacific Power is upgrading equipment this month and that means some people who live along Summitview Avenue in Yakima will have their electricity interrupted Wednesday, May 6 between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p

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New Unit Created To Help Resolve Instense Crimes

The city of Yakima and the Yakima County Department of Corrections are about to enter into a contract that could help save lives and create what's called the Critical Response Unit.

Yakima City Manager Tony O'Rourke says city officials want to start a working relationship with officers in the department of corrections to help with hostage and other intensive negotiations with suspects

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No Charges After Couple Killed By Falling Cement

BONNY LAKE, Wash. (AP) — Construction on the freeway has resumed but criminal charges are unlikely in the Bonney Lake construction accident that killed Josh, Vanessa and Hudson Ellis.
A recently-released Bonney Lake Police Department report quotes the operator of an excavator at the site who says construction workers didn't have the right equipment to haul away the sections of cement barrier they were cutting

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Man Stuck In Hoop After Protest Not Facing Charges

SEATTLE (AP) — Seattle police say they aren't pursuing charges against a shirtless man with a hammer who managed to get himself stuck in a basketball hoop.

Officer Drew Fowler said Monday the man was not booked into jail but sent to a hospital for a mental health evaluation

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