Yakima County Prosecuting Attorney Joe Brusic said he told Yakima police detectives to complete their investigation into the Thursday afternoon shooting at Walmart before he proceeds with legal action. A suspect who was detained Thursday has been released.
A 31-year-old Toppenish man was shot outside the East Yakima Walmart Thursday afternoon.
Prosecutors filed first-degree assault and obstructing police charges against former Yakima City Council candidate Garth McKinney, 29, this week. That is on top of previous charges from a March 2021 incident involving his girlfriend’s family.
ELLENSBURG — A 30-year-old Ellensburg man has been charged with first-degree assault after police alleged he stabbed his brother in a fight over a comb.
TOPPENISH — A transient accused of attacking a Toppenish convenience store worker with a tomahawk and other weapons is charged with first-degree assault.
Ask any gardener in snowy January what they’re craving, and most will tell you that it’s the simple pleasure of puttering around plants. Research confirms what gardeners always knew. Our sense of well-being suffers when we’re not outside, digging in the dirt. Research also suggests that when…
ATLANTA (AP) — Forecasts of snow and ice as far south as Georgia have put a big part of the Southeast on an emergency preparedness footing as shoppers scoured store shelves for storm supplies and crews raced to treat highways and roads as a major winter storm approached from the Midwest.
PHOENIX (AP) — As the nation prepares to mark the birthday of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., some members of his family are spending it in conservative-leaning Arizona to mobilize support for languishing federal voting rights legislation.
Athletes will need to be vaccinated — or face a long quarantine — take tests daily and wear masks when not competing or training. Clapping is OK to cheer on teammates, not chanting. Anyone who tests positive for COVID-19 will be sent into isolation and unable to compete until cleared for discharge.
Critics of vaccine requirements are misrepresenting policy changes taken by Make-A-Wish Foundation and a Ronald McDonald House Charities facility to protect the children and families they serve from coronavirus.
(RNS) — Tu BiShvat, the Jewish new year of the trees, barely registers on most Jewish calendars, except as an occasion to plant trees or eat fruit and nuts.