Crime

AMBER Alert canceled for missing 3-month-old in Yakima

YAKIMA, Wash. — The Yakima Police Department has canceled an AMBER Alert for a 29-year-old woman and a 3-month-old child. The Yakima Police Department posted about the AMBER Alert on Facebook just before 2:00 a.m. on Wednesday. The alert was canceled…

Pierce County sheriff charged over confrontation with Black man

TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — The Washington state attorney general on Tuesday filed two misdemeanor criminal charges against a county sheriff stemming from his confrontation with a Black newspaper carrier in January. Pierce County Sheriff Ed Troyer faces one count of…

Idaho man convicted in 1995 killing gets life sentence

BURLEY, Idaho (AP) — A south-central Idaho man convicted in the 1995 killing of a 14-year-old girl has been sentenced to life in prison. Gilberto Flores Rodriguez, 59, received the sentence Friday in Fifth District Court. A jury previously convicted…

Police looking to identify suspect in South Perry stabbing

SPOKANE, Wash. -- A man has life-threatening injuries from being stabbed in Spokane’s South Perry neighborhood Wednesday evening.  The victim was stabbed near S Richard Allen Ct. and E. Celesta Ave. He was then taken to a local hospital, but…

Oldtown murder suspect taken into custody

OLDTOWN, Idaho -- The suspect in an Oldtown murder has been taken into custody. Eric Benzo, 46, is accused of shooting and killing Donald Bush near Silver Birch Lane and…

Man stabbed several times in East Central

SPOKANE, Wash. -- A local man suffered potentially life-threatening injuries when he was stabbed multiple times Tuesday morning.  Chester Gray, 30, is accused of stabbing the man around 4 a.m. on E. 1st Ave near S. Helena St.  Police provided…