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Video: Mumford & Sons, Foo Fighters to play in Walla Walla in August

A history making music festival will double the size of the community for one weekend this summer.

Update: 911 service restored after cable cut

Thousands of people in Walla Walla County are unable to dial 911 and other numbers after a fiber cable was cut this afternoon off Lewis Road in Pasco.

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Update: 25-year-old killed after multiple gunshots

A 25-year-old-man is dead after being shot multiple times early this morning, according to police.

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Police nab drunken bank robber

A suspect is in custody after a robbery this afternoon at the Ninth Avenue Banner Bank branch.

Updated: Three teens die in crash on Mill Creek Road

Three teenagers, including two who have been confirmed as students at Walla Walla High School, died early today in a single-vehicle crash on Mill Creek Road, according to a news release from the Walla Walla County Sheriff's Office.

Suspect in Walla Walla murder nabbed in Spokane

WALLA WALLA — Spokane authorities have arrested a 17-year-old boy in the shooting death of a Walla Walla woman whose body was found down a 25-foot embankment in Walla Walla County last week.

Former judge accused of possessing child porn

The Internet porn was found on John Junke’s computer when he took it to a shop for repairs.

WALLA WALLA — A disbarred lawyer who once was Walla Walla County District Court judge has been charged with possessing Internet child pornography on his personal computer devices late last summer.

Police: Gang members hospitalized after shootings

WALLA WALLA — Two men were shot while walking in the area of the 200 block of Eagan Street on Sunday afternoon, police said.

Weather alert: Tornado warning issued in Northeastern Oregon

PENDLETON — The National Weather Service in Pendleton has issued a tornado warning for east central Morrow County and west central Umatilla County until 3:30 p.m. Thursday.

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Jurors: Zimmerman not guilty of 2nd-degree murder

Neighborhood watch captain George Zimmerman was cleared of all charges Saturday in the shooting of Trayvon Martin, the unarmed black teenager whose killing unleashed furious debate across the U.S. over racial profiling, self-defense and equal justice.

Body found near Milton-Freewater identified

MILTON-FREEWATER — A man found dead near Milton-Freewater Wednesday has been identified.

Nine confirmed dead in I-84 bus crash

The following is an update from Oregon State Police on today's fatal bus crash on Interstate 84 east of Pendleton:

Dodd sentenced to maximum prison term

He was found guilty of murdering Kevin Myrick.

WALLA WALLA — After again proclaiming his innocence, Daniel D. Dodd was led from a courtroom at the County Courthouse on Thursday afternoon to begin serving a sentence of more than 35 years for the June 2011 murder of Kevin Myrick.