YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) — A federal judge has ruled that members of the Yakama tribe can continue to sell fireworks on tribal lands without interference from Klickitat County officials.
YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) — A federal judge in Washington state will hear arguments in two cases against new Trump administration rules that could cut off federal funding for health care providers who...
Yakima police: Teen dies during early morning shooting
YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) — A teenager is dead after an early morning shooting in Yakima.
Yakima police says the 16-year-old was walking to a residence early Sunday with four juveniles when two...
Seattle asking why Yakima inmates dropped off in city
SEATTLE (AP) — The City of Seattle is asking Yakima County and state corrections officials why prisoners who had been released were dropped off underneath Interstate 5 downtown.
Washington state man sentenced for meth trafficking
YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) — A Washington state man has been sentenced to more than 15 years in federal prison for trafficking methamphetamine.
The Yakima Herald-Republic reports 25-year-old Carlos...
YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) — A Washington state woman has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for shooting her ex-boyfriend and drugging her 8-month-old son.
YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) — Brian Lehman has been scrambling to find a new location for his state-licensed cannabis farm since receiving a cease-and-desist order from Yakima County officials. Now, the...
Coroner identifies boy, 14, fatally shot at city park
YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) — Authorities have confirmed the identity of a 14-year-old boy who was fatally shot at a Washington park.
The Yakima Herald-Republic reported on Wednesday that Yakima...
14-year-old boy shot to death in Wapato park
WAPATO, Wash. (AP) — Authorities say a 14-year-old boy died after he was shot in a park south of Yakima in Wapato.
The Yakima County Sheriff's Office says deputies were called by Wapato...
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Washington Gov. Jay Inslee has declared a drought emergency in the Methow, Okanogan and Upper Yakima basins.
The Washington Department of Ecology says that despite...
Yakima taps officer from Denver for new police chief
YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) — Yakima has picked a new police chief.
City Manager Cliff Moore introduced Matthew Murray, a lieutenant in charge of the Denver Police Department's Community Relations...
15-year-old Yakima girl shot in car dies
YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) — Officials say a 15-year-old Yakima girl who was shot earlier this month has died.
The Yakima Herald-Republic reports Lillyonna Rose Beaty died at 10:35 p.m. Thursday at...
YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that Washington state cannot tax fuel importers who are members of the Yakama Nation.
The Yakima Herald-Republic reports the 5-4 ruling...
YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) — Two girls who were nearly starved to death by their mother are now suing the state of Washington and a for-profit substance-abuse treatment provider.
25-year-old man found dead in Yakima home
YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) — Yakima police say they're investigating the death of a 25-year-old man who appeared to have suffered head trauma.
Investigators found the man dead in a bedroom after...
SUNNYSIDE, Wash. (AP) — A suspect is in custody after the Yakima County Sheriff's Office found a homicide victim in Sunnyside, Washington.
Sheriff's deputies were called to McLean road at...
Local law officers have authority over Yakamas in some cases
YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) — A federal judge has ruled that non-tribal law enforcement officers have authority over Yakama Nation tribal members on the reservation in some cases that involve non-Indian...
Dairy farms take $4M hit from cows lost in blizzard
SUNNYSIDE, Wash. (AP) — Officials say the more than 1,800 dairy cows that died in a blizzard in southern Washington state earlier this month were a nearly $4 million loss, not including the lost...
Winter storms blamed for 1,600 cow deaths in Yakima Valley
YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) — A series of winter storms that have pounded the state of Washington this week are blamed for killing about 1,600 dairy cows in the Yakima Valley.
The Yakima Valley Dairy Farmers Association blames cold temperatures and winds gusting to 80 miles per hour for the cow deaths.
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Former dairy farm owner pays $20K to drinking water project
YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) — The former owner of a dairy farm in southern Washington state has agreed to pay $20,000 to a drinking water project to settle a federal lawsuit.
Wapato agrees to $130,000 in payouts for records requests
WAPATO, Wash. (AP) — The city of Wapato will pay $130,000 to three people who say the city violated the state's Public Records Act by failing to provide documents they requested.
The Yakima Herald-Republic reports that in a summary judgments issued Jan. 18 and Jan. 28, the city agreed to pay Luz Aguirre $20,000, Yakima attorney Trent Wilkinson $30,000 and former Wapato Police Chief Dave Simmons $80,000.
Klickitat County sheriff won’t enforce new gun laws
YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) — Klickitat County Sheriff Bob Songer says he will not enforce the new initiative that places stiff requirements on the sale and ownership of semi-automatic rifles.
Songer told the Yakima Herald-Republic that he believes the new law is unconstitutional.
Husband gets 27 years for murder, dismemberment of wife
YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) — A judge has sentenced a man to serve more than 27 years in prison for the 2017 murder of his wife near Yakima.
The Yakima Herald-Republic reports Jaime Munguia Alejandre was sentenced Friday in the death of Maria Gonzalez-Castillo.
Jury: Man guilty of shooting woman on Yakama reservation
YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) — A federal jury has found a man guilty of fatally shooting a 33-year-old woman on the Yakama Nation reservation.
The Yakima Herald-Republic reports George Cloud on Thursday was found guilty of first-degree murder and using a firearm in a violent crime in the death of Felina Metsker of Harrah.
Yakima police spokesman resigns after investigation
YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) — Officials say no action will be taken against the former Yakima Police Department spokesman who was the subject of an internal investigation.
A year after Yakama woman’s body found, death ruled homicide
YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) — Police say the death a young Yakama woman, whose body was found in late 2017 after she disappeared four days earlier, is being investigated as a homicide.
Man pleads not guilty in death of Yakima County Jail inmate
YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) — A Washington state man charged with first-degree murder in the death of a Yakima County Jail inmate has pleaded not guilty.
The Yakima Herald-Republic reports 19-year-old Felipe Luis Jr. of Yakima was arraigned Wednesday in Yakima County Superior Court in the death of 36-year-old inmate Jacob Ozuna.
Yakima homeless camp returns to former site
YAKIMA, Washington (AP) — A homeless encampment in Yakima has returned to its former location after temporarily relocating.
The Yakima Herald-Republic reports the operators of Camp Hope are required to move the encampment every six months so it can be deemed a temporary camp as part of a deal with the city.
Yakima teen sentenced to 16 years in attacks against 3 women
YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) — A Washington state teenager convicted in adult court in the rapes of two women and an attack on a third has been sentenced to 16 years in prison.
The Yakima Herald-Republic reports 17-year-old Joshua Pulliam was sentenced Friday after pleading guilty to rape, assault and threat charges.
Meeting set for Toppenish to address missing Native women
YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) — A second Yakima County meeting on missing Native women in Washington has been announced for early 2019.
Hunter accidently shots himself in the leg
ZILLAH, Wash. (AP) — A 53-year-old Yakima man accidently shot himself in the leg while hunting in the fields north of Zillah, Washington.
The Yakima County Sheriff's office was called at about 1:30 p.m. Monday on a report of an accidental, self-inflicted gunshot victim.
The victim was able to call 911 and directed the deputies to his location.
2 people hospitalized after being shot in their car
YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) — The Yakima County Sheriff's Office is investigating a shooting that sent two people to the hospital.
Deputies were called to a local hospital at about 1:45 a.m. Monday after two gunshot victims checked themselves in.
The victims, a 27-year-old man from Sunnyside and a 20-year-old woman from the Toppenish area, said they were in their car when another vehicle cut them off.
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Yakima police ID officer who fatally shot driver after chase
YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) — Yakima police have identified the officer who fatally shot a man following a car chase Friday night.
The Yakima Herald-Republic reports Scott Gronewald fired at the SUV driven by 66-year-old Terrance Ryan after police say Ryan rammed a police vehicle and a Yakima County sheriff's vehicle.
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Police: Driver shot and killed after hitting patrol cars
YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) — Authorities in central Washington say a police officer shot and killed a 66-year-old motorist who struck two patrol cars during an attempted traffic stop.
Officials say Yakima police and Yakima County sheriff's deputies responded at about 9:45 p.m. Friday to a report of a reckless driver.
Officials say police spotted the suspect vehicle with no lights on and attempted a traffic stop.
3 men charged with killing Yakima County Jail inmate
YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) — Three men have been charged with murder in an attack in the Yakima County Jail that led to the death of an inmate.
The Yakima County Sheriff's Office says 20-year-old Julian Luis Gonzalez of Toppenish, 25-year-old Deryk Alexander Donato of White Swan, and 19-year-old Felipe Luis Jr. of Yakima were each charged Thursday with one count of aggravated first-degree murder and first-degree murder.
Officials: Murder defendant killed in Yakima jail assault
YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) — Authorities are investigating after a murder defendant in the Yakima County Jail was killed in what appears to have been an assault by other prisoners.
The victim was identified at 36-year-old Jacob Ozuna, who died at a hospital early Monday following the attack late Sunday night. The Yakima County Sheriff's Office says five inmates, all men ranging from 19 to 25 years old, from Yakima, Toppenish, Wapoto and White Swan, have been identified as suspects.
Body of missing woman found; homicide investigation started
YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) — Authorities say the body of a missing Yakima woman has been was found and her death is under investigation as a homicide.
Former Red Robin restaurant company CEO dies by suicide
YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) — The former CEO of the national Red Robin restaurant chain has died of suicide in his native Washington state.
The Yakima Herald reports 68-year-old Michael James Snyder died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound on Sunday at home in Yakima.
Affidavit: Soldier’s joke turns deadly when he kills a man
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — A witness tells authorities that an accidental fatal shooting by a Fort Carson soldier was a joke that turned deadly.
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Charges dropped against man indicted in woman’s death
YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) — Federal charges have been dropped against a Washington state man indicted in the death of a 31-year-old woman in Wapato.
The Yakima Herald-Republic reports federal prosecutors had requested a judge to dismiss without prejudice the charges against 31-year-old Christopher Levonn Lagmay.