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Brother in Rural Washington Killings to Plead Guilty Friday
SEATTLE (AP) — An attorney representing one of two brothers who had been charged with killing a rural Washington state couple and burying their remains says the man will plead guilty to lesser charges.
Tony Clyde Reed's attorney, James Kirkham, said Wednesday that Reed will plead guilty to…
Murder Charge Dropped Against 1 Brother
SEATTLE (AP) — Authorities have dropped murder charges filed against one of two brothers in the killings of a rural Washington state couple.
Tony Clyde Reed and John Blaine Reed were each charged with first-degree murder in the April disappearance of 45-year-old Patrick Shunn and his wife, 46-y…
Staff Sgt. Bales Pleads Guilty
SEATTLE (AP) — The Army staff sergeant charged with murdering 16 Afghan villagers during pre-dawn raids last year has agreed to plead guilty in a deal to avoid the death penalty.
John Henry Browne, an attorney for Staff Sgt. Robert Bales, tells The Associated Press that the Ohio native will ent…
Not Guilty Plead Entered in Munzanreder Murder
The two men accused of killing Cynthia Kelley-Munzanreder pleaded not guilty Tuesday.
Prosecutors say John Munzanreder killed his wife Cynthia after they saw a movie together last month. A charge Munzanreder denied.
Juan Ibanez Cortes made the same plea and will go before a judge next week to discuss …
Friends and Co-Workers in Shock From Loss of Friend
Two suspects arrested in last Thursday's shooting of 45-year-old Cynthia Kelley-Munzanreder at a Union Gap movie theater appeared in court on Tuesday. One of the suspects is her husband John Munzanreder. His suspected accomplice is Juan Ibanez Cortes...
Teenager Arrested After Fatal Shooting in Downtown Yakima
Police say a 15-year-old boy is under arrest after a fatal shooting in downtown Yakima on Tuesday. The 29-year-old male victim was shot multiple times at South 4th Street and Chestnut Avenue just before 6:00 p.m. Tuesday. The 15-year-old suspect was booked into the juvenile detention center for firs…
North Yakima Shooting leaves Two Teens Dead
Two people are now confirmed dead after a shooting Monday afternoon off 16 Avenue along the Naches River. Yakima Police later arrested a 19-year-old man who will likely face murder charges for both shooting deaths.  A 17-year-old boy was taken to a local hospital where he later died...
Looney Found Not Guilty In Premeditated Murder Case
A jury found Sebastian Looney not guilty on one count of premeditated murder Tuesday afternoon in Yakima County Superior Court. Looney was accused of killing Gary Snell and hiding the body under a porch in 2010; however, a judge declared a mistrial due to a previous robbery charge and two previo…

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