Northwest

Pasco police detail deadly attack on school bus driver; no motive known

PASCO, Wash. — The Pasco Police Department announced Monday that Joshua D. Davis, 34, of Richland, is the suspect involved in the deadly stabbing of a bus driver who was getting ready to transport students from Longfellow Elementary School. Officials said Davis was arrested at the scene last Friday and is booked into Franklin County Jail on suspicion of first-degree…

A look at recent Amtrak accidents

National Transportation Safety Board investigators are trying to determine the cause of the Amtrak derailment in north-central Montana that killed three people aboard the Empire Builder, traveling from Chicago to Seattle. The train, carrying about 141 passengers and a crew of 16,…

Pasco bus driver stabbed, killed with Longfellow Elementary students onboard

UPDATE at 7 p.m. on 9/24/21: Pasco Police officers have formally announced that the bus driver who was stabbed in a sudden assault near Longfellow Elementary School has died from his injuries. During a press conference on Friday night, Captain Bill Parramore with the Pasco Police Department confirmed that officers responded at 3:09 p.m. on Sept. 24. Upon arrival, officers…

Your fall guide to Green Bluff

Green Bluff is a perfect place for a family outing at any time of year, but the group of local farms really comes alive in the fall.

Pasco woman snatched a wig and twerked on a police car before her arrest

Image credit: Pasco Police, FacebookPASCO, Wash. — Yes, you read the headline correctly. A 37-year-old Pasco woman was arrested on Wednesday afternoon after she allegedly beat her victim through a sunroof before climbing onto a PPD patrol car and twerking in defiance. According to a social media post from the Pasco Police Department, officers responded to Tuscany Plaza on Road…

Richland man who made child porn with hidden cameras faces 23+ years in prison

SPOKANE, Wash. — A resident of Richland who used secret cameras to record and later distribute 168 files of child pornography was extradited out of Kazakhstan and has now entered a plea agreement that would land him in federal prison for 23 years, the U.S. Attorney General’s Eastern Washington office announced Thursday. According to Joseph H. Harrington, Acting United States…

Anti-mask disruption halts council meeting in Walla Walla

WALLA WALLA, Wash. (AP) — A day after a school board meeting in Walla Walla, Washington was halted because of a person protesting COVID-19 mask requirements, a council meeting was shut down there by a large anti-mask crowd. On Wednesday,…