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Yakima Police Reserves Helping to Make Our Streets Safer
The next time people see a police car patrolling neighborhoods, it could actually be a reserve officer rather than a full time officer. The benefits are two-fold. It is saving tax dollars while still putting bad guys behind bars. KIMA Action News reports whether it is offering their time during reti…
Yakima Man Charged With Multiple Sex Crimes With a Child
A 39-year-old Yakima man has been charged with multiple sex crimes after being arrested at his Yakima home last week. Travis Padgett is being held on $1 million bail. Prosecutors say Padgett started a sexual relationship with a 15-year-old boy and took advantage of being in a position of trust...
Two Yakima Teens Remain in Critical Condition
Yakima Police say two teens remain in critical condition today after being shot in the area of South 4th Street and East Maple Street just after 11:00 a.m. yesterday. Capt. Rod Light says officers found the two in the street critically injured...
Ammunition Shortage Hits Yakima
Yakima is beginning to feel the effects of an ammunition shortage.
The shortage could hit Yakima police officers. The department is still stocked. However, the armory director says he worries about running into trouble when it comes time to order ammunition for this year...
Two Shootings Started The New Year in Yakima
Two shootings are already being investigated in Yakima in the new year. Yakima Police say two men were shot in the leg minutes apart and less than an hour into the new year. Yakima Police Department don't think the cases are connected. The first happened in the 500 block of North Sixth Street..…
Union Gap Police Cutting K9 Narcotic Unit From The Department
The Union Gap Police Department is cutting it's K9 narcotic unit because of it's expense. The Chief Greg Cobb says officer Daisy would likely cost upwards of 50 thousand dollars in 2013 because of the need to replace a police vehicle with a special air conditioning system for the dog...
Yakima Man in Stable Condition After Christmas Eve Stabbing
A stabbing on Christmas eve left a man in serious condition this morning at a Yakima hospital. Police say the 26 year old suspect is the man's brother in law that lived at the same apartment in the 1400 block of Roosevelt avenue. The victim, Jose Calvario remains in serious condition at a Yakim…
Yakima’s HopUnion Gives Back to The Community
A local Yakima business is helping the Yakima Police Department in getting a new employee in January. The new addition is of the four legged kind. Yes, a new member of the K-9 unit.
HopUnion of Yakima is covering the cost of the dog, its training and travel expenses...
Latest Shooting in Yakima is Still a Mystery
Yakima police say the cities most recent shooting is a complete mystery. Capt. Rod Light says 33 year old Ruenda Valeriano was found shot in the face in the 600 block of West Pierce street early Saturday morning, but that's about all police know at this point...

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