Proposed changes to Washington state's overtime rules could make more professional workers eligible for time-and-a-half pay. The Spokesman-Review reports a draft concept by the state Department of Labor and Industries … Click to Continue »
President Donald Trump declared Monday the U.S. will begin cutting aid to three Central American countries he accused of failing to stop thousands of migrants heading for the U.S. border. … Click to Continue »
The first debate in South Dakota's race for governor comes as Republican Kristi Noem is trying to punch holes in hard-charging Democrat Billie Sutton's moderate image. Noem, a four-term congresswoman, … Click to Continue »
WWE wrestler Roman Reigns says he will step away from the ring because he has leukemia. The 33-year-old Reigns, whose real name is Joe Anoa'i, made the announcement Monday night … Click to Continue »
President Donald Trump is offering no evidence to support his assertion that "unknown Middle Easterners are mixed in" with Central American migrants moving toward the U.S. southern border. Associated Press … Click to Continue »
Twitter says it has removed accounts linked to conspiracy-monger Alex Jones and Infowars. A Twitter spokesman confirmed Tuesday that the accounts had been removed. There was no additional comment from … Click to Continue »
A prominent lawyer and newspaper publisher who is tied to Bangladesh's political opposition has been arrested on defamation charges amid concern the government is acting tough on dissent ahead of … Click to Continue »
In ads, rallies and the signage on his campaign bus, the Republican running for Minnesota attorney general has a prevailing message for voters: He's not Keith Ellison. As the Democratic … Click to Continue »
China opened the world's longest sea-crossing bridge linking Hong Kong to the mainland on Tuesday in a feat of engineering carrying immense economic and political significance. Chinese President Xi Jinping … Click to Continue »
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have landed in Fiji for a three-day visit as their tour of the South Pacific continues. There was a light drizzle when Prince Harry … Click to Continue »
Excessive speed was the main cause of the derailment of a train in Taiwan that killed 18 people and injured scores of others, investigators said Tuesday. A Cabinet task force … Click to Continue »
Authorities rushed to evacuate low-lying areas and set up shelters as an "extremely dangerous" Hurricane Willa with winds of 145 mph (230 kph) headed toward a Tuesday afternoon landfall along … Click to Continue »
Thousands of University of California medical workers began a three-day strike Tuesday against hospitals, clinics and campuses that prompted the rescheduling of thousands of surgeries and outpatient appointments. Picket lines … Click to Continue »
Federal prosecutors will once again try a U.S. Border Patrol agent who killed a 16-year-old boy in a cross-border shooting but who was earlier this year acquitted of murder. The … Click to Continue »
A special prosecutor who helped investigate allegations that Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill drunkenly groped a lawmaker and three legislative staffers is planning an announcement on that investigation. Fort Wayne … Click to Continue »
The search for a Wisconsin girl whose parents were killed in the family's home last week was to expand Tuesday with as many as 2,000 volunteers expected to comb the … Click to Continue »
The Franklin County commission is tinkering with commissioner pay on the eve of the Nov. 6 election. Tuesday, the commission will vote on whether to continue paying an annual salary … Click to Continue »
A swarm of large and moderate earthquakes that struck Sunday night and Monday morning off Vancouver Island hasn’t changed stresses on the nearby Cascadia fault, which scientists say is overdue … Click to Continue »
An iconic wood-chipper, commemorative snow globes and an original screenplay from the movie “Fargo” — all that and more is on display at a shrine to the Oscar-winning film in … Click to Continue »
Work on the Titanic II — a working replica of the ill-fated ship that sank in 1912 — has begun again after delays, with the ship expected to hit the … Click to Continue »
On Monday morning at about 8:30, Kennewick Police and Kennewick Fire responded to the intersection of W. 4th Avenue and S. Edison Street for a report of a vehicle versus a pedestrian collision.
Sharpstein Elementary and Garrison School Psychologist Robert Graham was named the Washington State School Psychologist of the Year.
Old tax papers, receipts, and even grocery lists were common items people brought in to shred at our Shred Day event last Friday, October 19... but for others it was a look into the past.
Sugar not only plays a key role in tooth decay, but increases your chances of getting cavities.
WALLA WALLA, WA- The body of a missing hunter was found in heavy brush near the South Fork of the Coppei Saturday morning. At 5:12 a.m., Walla Walla County Sheriff's Deputies were made aware that a hunter hadn't returned. They learned that 60-year-old Patrick L. Beuttner of Walla Walla had recently complained of heart problems and had not been seen or heard from since Friday. By 6:19 a.m. Beuttner's truck was located and the Search and Rescue team was activated. While SAR was...
NEAR BAKER CITY, OR- A Walla Walla man is dead after being hit by a car while stopped on the shoulder checking the pressure in his tires. On Friday, October 19, 2018, at about 5:12 p.m., a fatal crash occurred on Oregon Route 86, milepost 2.5, near Baker City. The location was just east of Interstate 84, milepost 302 interchange. Preliminary information revealed that 59-year-old Dennis Tim Cheney of Walla Walla had parked his 1998 Dodge Pickup and large ...
SWX Game of the Week Scores 10-19-18
RICHLAND, WA - The suspect in the 4th of July shooting at Howard Amon Park in Richland is now in jail. Right now, Kenyatta Turner is charged with first degree assault. Police say just before 8 that night, two groups of people got into some type of confrontation and someone fired off a gun, hitting 24-year-old Sergio Rivera of Pasco. Police arrested two other people in connection to the shooting.
WASHINGTON= October is named National Cyber Security Awareness Month by the National Cyber Security Division of the Department of Homeland Security
Benton PUD says power is coming back on for most people in Kennewick after an excavator took out a transmission line in the area of 36th and Gum Street.
Emergency response officials from Benton and Franklin Counties, Energy Northwest and the Department of Energy, will conduct annual siren tests Thursday, October 18, between 10 a.m. and noon. Testing will include sirens along the Columbia and Yakima rivers and in portions of both Benton and Franklin counties within about 10 miles of Columbia Generating Station.
A vote in favor of this initiative would change several requirements for purchasing and owning semi-automatic rifles.
WALLA WALLA: Take a step down Main Street in Walla Walla, and it's a sight for family members to enjoy each others company or for locals to experience what the town has to offer. But-Imagine a park right in the middle to make it all the more enjoyable. Wednesday locals, City Council members and city planners all came together to discuss what's been in the making for Heritage Park. Many people say the layout of it right now (What's been there since the 90's) poses some safety co...
For decades medical staff have been working on cadavers and dummies for hands-on medical training, now thanks to new technology these pretend patients finally have a voice of their own.
On October 11, a search warrant was served at the house of Edgar and Nancy Perez, both of whom were arrested along with Christopher Wade.
A Kennewick, Washington, native and 2015 Hanford High School graduate is serving aboard the aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis, a floating airport at sea.
Kennewick Police responded to a hit and run on West 27th Avenue and South Quillan Street Tuesday night.
Pasco Police have arrested a 17-year-old after leading them on a foot chase early Wednesday morning.
For Cemetery Tim, his passion for meeting people and giving back is what's led him to donate 111 headstones to families in need.
KENNEWICK, WA- Hundreds of senior citizens attended the Senior Times Expo at the Southridge Sports & Events Complex today. The bi-annual event was at this venue for the first time since the start of the expo in 2013.