MILTON-FREEWATER – Two, unidentified victims were transported to Providence St. Mary Medical Center this morning with gunshot wounds following what appears to have been a drive-by shooting at roughly 1:30 a.m. in Milton-Freewater
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WALLA WALLA — A man police believed was a suspect in a foot pursuit near Main and Colville streets early Monday morning turned himself in — and turned out not to be the man police were looking for.
WALLA WALLA — Walla Walla police Officer Kathy Loney suffered a broken ankle early Monday while pursuing a man, wanted on felony warrants, on foot.
COLLEGE PLACE – A second fire in College Place in less than a week wrecked a house and contents Sunday night.
WALLA WALLA — A 20-year-old man was flown to Kadlec Medical Center after a high-speed crash into a parked semi-truck Wednesday afternoon.
COLLEGE PLACE – Officials have not released the names of six people who lost their home in College Place to a fire late Wednesday night.
WALLA WALLA — Removing graffiti can help reduce gang violence, according to Hermiston Police Office Kelly Parsons, who demonstrated a soda blasting machine for Walla Walla crime prevention volunteers and police officers last week.
WALLA WALLA — Police arrested a 43-year-old man this morning after he allegedly burglarized Los Tapatios, 114 S. Ninth Ave., and then climbed on the roof through a hole in the bathroom ceiling in an attempt to escape.
WALLA WALLA — Police arrested a 35-year-old woman Monday after she allegedly shoved another woman off a porch and threatened her uncle with a steak knife, according to Walla Walla Police Department reports.
WALLA WALLA — Officers from eight law enforcement agencies will be on patrol during the upcoming Walla Walla County Fair & Frontier Days, scheduled to begin Wednesday.
WALLA WALLA — The Walla Walla Special Teams unit is investigating a drive-by shooting in the 700 block of West Elm just after 11 p.m., Monday.
WALLA WALLA – Police are looking for suspects in two early morning burglaries not far from Green Park Elementary School.
COLLEGE PLACE — A College Place man was arrested Wednesday after pointing a gun at other men in the Walmart parking lot, police said.
Police arrested Brad Hines, 34, this morning after Hines walked into Taqueria Yungapeti, on Ninth Avenue and began cutting up chicken and trying to help customers, according police and witnesses.
WALLA WALLA — City police arrested Nicholas Almiron on Sunday, ending the what appears to have been a veritable one-man crime spree.
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Walla Walla County Prosecuting Attorney Jim Nagle will not file charges against John Saul, 63, in the shooting death of Cesar Chavira, 22.
A ruling in New York Store owner John Saul’s favor likely hasn’t settled the matter of his fatal shooting of Cesar Chavira in May.
A coroner’s inquest jury has found John Saul committed a justifiable homicide when he shot Cesar Chavira to death in early May. The jury had been deadlocked after deliberating for about an hour Thursday afternoon but concluded its work this morning.
After an hour of deliberation, the jury for the Coroner’s Inquest into the shooting death of Cesar Chavira by John Saul appeared to have reached a verdict late Thursday afternoon. Instead the jury foreman announced a 3-3 split.
Testimony continues in the inquest into the shooting death of Cesar Chavira today at 9 a.m., with Walla Walla Sheriff’s Office Detective Gary Bolster taking the stand first.
It took Franklin County Coroner Dan Blasdel just over an hour to select six jurors and two alternates as the inquest into the shooting death of Cesar Chavira began this morning.
Jury selection for the inquest into the shooting death of Cesar Chavira, 24, will begin Wednesday at 9:30 a.m. at the Walla Walla Police Station.
A coroner's inquest is set for next week into the shooting death of Cesar Chavira.
Seating will be limited to 30 people for the inquest into the shooting death of Cesar Chavira, scheduled for Aug. 8 by Walla Walla County Coroner Richard Greenwood. Chavira was shot May 4 by New York Store owner John Saul after Chavira broke into the store. The shooting sparked public reactions from community members and family and friends of Chavira, who staged several protests in the weeks following Chavira's death.
In mid-June I read a story about a small but dedicated group of postal workers who had vowed to go on a hunger strike to protest that Congress has not passed legislation to reform the U.S. Postal Service. My first thought was, “Wait, we still have postal service? I should check my mail box!” Then I remembered that only companies that send junk mail actually use the Postal Service, and I decided I can get that via email and save gas.
WALLA WALLA -- Seating will be limited to 30 people for the inquest into the shooting death of Cesar Chavira, scheduled for Aug. 8 by Walla Walla County Coroner Richard Greenwood.
In mid-June I read a story about a small but dedicated group of postal workers who had vowed to go on a hunger strike to protest that Congress has not passed legislation to reform the U.S. Postal Service.My first thought was, “Wait, we still have postal s
The details change from scam to scam, but wire transfers are a typical feature.
According to Sandi Olson, the crime victim advocate for Walla Walla County, most people who are approached by internet and phone scammers aren't fooled. "Seventy-five percent of people realize it's a scam and don't respond," Olson said, adding the other 25 percent "are losing money."
The details change from scam to scam, but wire transfers are a typical feature.
WALLA WALLA -- According to Sandi Olson, the crime victim advocate for Walla Walla County, most people who are approached by internet and phone scammers aren't fooled."Seventy-five percent of people realize it's a scam and don't respond," Olson said, addi
With the hot weather comes the usual uptick in activity, including gang fights and a stabbing.
WALLA WALLA -- City police Detective Saul Reyna said hot summer weather typically prompts an increase in gang activity, a claim bolstered by recent reports of gang fights and the July 11 stabbing of a man who was spray painting over gang graffiti.
Walla Walla County Coroner Richard Greenwood has called for a coroner's inquest into the shooting death of Cesar H. Chavira. Chavira was shot by New York Store owner John Saul in the early morning hours of May 4 when Chavira apparently burglarized the western apparel store.
WALLA WALLA — Walla Walla County Coroner Richard Greenwood has called for a coroner's inquest into the shooting death of Cesar H. Chavira.Chavira was shot by New York Store owner John Saul in the early morning hours of May 4 when Chavira apparently burgla
MILTON-FREEWATER - Larry Luke started collecting when he was 13 years old, purchasing two buggies, a sleigh and a cavalry saddle."I still have all of that except the saddle," Luke said, adding he wasn't especially interested in equine equipment at the tim
A 20-year-old man was stabbed shortly before midnight Wednesday after he sprayed over gang graffiti in the 200 block of East Birch Street. The Union-Bulletin is not releasing the name of the victim at this time due to the retaliatory, gang-related nature of the crime. The man was treated at a local hospital and released this morning.
The investigation into Sgt. Bill White will continue, though it may be nearing completion according to Walla Walla County Undersheriff Edward Freyer. The Benton County Sheriff's Office has been handed the job of investigating White on allegations that include insubordination and dereliction of duty. White was placed on administrative leave in late May.
WALLA WALLA -- The investigation into Sgt. Bill White will continue, though it may be nearing completion according to Walla Walla County Undersheriff Edward Freyer.
WALLA WALLA -- A 20-year-old man was stabbed shortly before midnight Wednesday after he sprayed over gang graffiti in the 200 block of East Birch Street.
WALLA WALLA - Walla Walla County Sheriff John Turner may have violated labor law by talking with members of the Walla Walla County Deputy Sheriff's Association about what happened during association meetings according to Jamie Goldberg, the association's
Darin W. Mercado claims he was assaulted by a man who assisted officers in tracking him down Friday.
WALLA WALLA -- Darin W. Mercado, a Milton-Freewater man arrested on investigation of driving under the influence, has filed an assault complaint against a 24-year-old man who aided law enforcement officers in tracking Mercado down Friday.
WALLA WALLA -- Law enforcement officials are looking for a man and woman who allegedly have been using stolen credit cards to make purchases in the Walla Walla area.
WALLA WALLA - A 21-year-old man was arrested this morning after a 13-year-old girl discovered he was sleeping in her bed.According to Walla Walla Police, the teen had spent the night sleeping on a couch in her family's home in the 600 block of North Ninth
Sheriff's Sgt. Bill White was placed on paid leave last month.
WALLA WALLA -- The Walla Walla Commissioned Deputy Sheriff's Association has formally requested that Sgt. Bill White be taken off administrative leave and placed back on the active duty roster."The Association is outraged and strongly condemns the treatme
Politicians and government officials often get a bad rap for having little to no sense of humor. I suppose their day to day work of sitting through endless government meetings is enough to make anyone cranky.Once in a while a government official surprises
WALLA WALLA -- City police arrested a Colorado man allegedly injured another driver and ran a Walla Walla sheriff's sergeant off the road Wednesday night.
WALLA WALLA -- Two days after a fatal shooting on Bonnie Brae Street, police continue to investigate if the incident was a suicide or homicide.
The reason Sgt. Bill White has been placed on administrative leave was not disclosed.
WALLA WALLA -- Walla Walla County sheriff's Sgt. Bill White has been placed on paid administrative leave.
Joseph Shuba, accused of killing his wife last month, could face trial in July.
DAYTON -- Joseph Shuba, 58, pleaded not guilty last week to the charge of first-degree murder in the shooting death of his wife, Suzanne Shuba, at their home last month.
A portion of Bonnie Brae Street was shut down Wednesday after what police say appears to be a suicide.
WALLA WALLA - Walla Walla police closed off a portion of Bonnie Brae Street Wednesday morning after a fatal shooting. According to Officer Tim Bennett, spokesman for the Walla Walla Police Department, it appears Julie Sphuler, 42, shot herself with a 9 mm
WALLA WALLA - The Walla Walla County Sheriff's Office hopes to forward the investigation of the shooting death of Cesar Chavira, 22, to the Prosecuting Attorney's office soon, Sheriff John Turner said this morning.