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Prosecutors Will Not Close Kevin Harper Case
Yakima County Prosecutors have decided they will not file a motion to close hearings to the media in the Kevin Harper case...the man who authorities originally charged in the Goggin murder case. prosecutors had said the new evidence could hurt Kevin Harper's right to a fair trial...
Charges Drop Against Tracy Culton in Goggin Triple Murder Case
Yakima County Prosecutors and Sheriff's Detectives say they will continue to investigate the murders of Bill, Pauline and Betty Goggin in their West Valley home, but currently no one in charged in the crime reported in February 2011. On Friday, Yakima County prosecutors announced that charges w…
Yakima Prosecutors Deciding What to do About Marijuana Cases
Now that Washington voters made it clear marijuana should be legal, Yakima prosecutors are deciding what to do with open cases before Initiative-502 goes into effect.
Our news partner KIMA Action News asked, "Come December 6th, what do city prosecutors plan to do regarding marijuana cases...
Misdemeanor Marijuana Possession Cases Under Review
Yakima County Prosecutor Jim Haggerty says he is reviewing misdemeanor marijuana possession cases in the wake of voters legalizing the recreational use of the drug. Haggerty says he will make a decision on the cases before the law takes effect on Dec...
Harper Murder Trial Costs $370,000
It was the plea deal that shocked Yakima; a year and a half after three people were found brutally beaten to death it their West Valley home, prosecutors decided they did not have the evidence to convict their prime suspect Kevin Harper...
Investigation Continues in the Goggins Case
Last week was a stunning week for family and friends of the Goggin family, who were brutally murdered in their West Valley home last year. It was a stunning week after learning that a plea bargain meant murder charges were dropped against the main suspect...
Two New Detectives Assigned to Goggins Murder Case
Despite a plea bargain agreement that allowed 30-year-old Kevin Harper to escape murder charges, an investigation in the case continues. Yakima County Chief Deputy Stew Graham told KIT News the murders continue to be investigated and two new detectives have been assigned to the case...