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20-Year-Old Mother Faces Charges of Assault of Her 3 Month-Old Baby

A 20-year-old mother is being held in the Yakima County Jail today after police say she assaulted her 3 month old baby at a Yakima home last Thursday. Police Lt. Mike Merryman says Mishaela Lockbeam-Wheeler was arrested on Friday after she told police the baby fell off a couch and was injured

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For Rent: Beds at the Yakima County Jail

Yakima County is renting beds at the county jail again. It is been years since the bed rental business fell off and left the county without needed funding. But Tuesday the county approved a 7 hundred thousand dollar contract with the city of Fife to house its inmates beginning next month

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Women Inmates Suspected of Setting Fire in Wapato City Jail

AP-Two women inmates of the Wapato city jail are accused of starting a fire at the jail on last Saturday. The fire caused minimal damage but forced guards to evacuate 52 men and 10 women until the building was cleared of smoke

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Yakima City Council Seeking Options to Save Money on Housing Prisoners

The Yakima City Council will consider options on how to jail their prisoners. Their contract with Yakima County expires at the end of the year and the council needs to offer direction on which option they would like to pursue

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Union Gap Police Not Satisfied with all Information Received in Munzanreder Murder

John Munzanreder, 43, was officially charged yesterday with first-degree murder in last Thursday's fatal shooting of his wife Cynthia outside a Union Gap theater. His alleged accomplice and co-worker Juan Ibanez Cortes was also charged with first-degree murder and a charge of alien in possession of a firearm

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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 Cort

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Two Slashed in the Throat After Argument

Two people are expected to survive life threatening slash wounds after an argument at a Union Gap home Sunday morning. Police say a woman was cut by her boyfriend's brother when the two got into an argument

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Yakima County’s New Mental Health Court Opening Soon

A new Mental Health Court in Yakima County could be up and running earlier than expected. Leaders approved the money to start the program in about a month. News partner KIMA Action News reports the

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Yakima County Looking to Fill Budget Shortfall

Yakima County is looking for ways to fill a big deficit caused by a loss of bed rentals at the county jail. In 2010, the county was pulling in $23 million when cities from around the state were renting space for their inmates in Yakima County

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Budget Cuts Mean County Jail Layoffs

Budget cuts in the county mean layoffs at the Yakima County Jail. Nine officers and two administrators were laid off this month. The cuts were made to help fill a million dollar shortfall in the jail budget

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