MILTON-FREEWATER — Police arrested four city residents in early morning drug raids Wednesday and Thursday after several months of investigation into drug trafficking.
PRESCOTT — A house fire Sunday morning has left a Prescott family bereft, according to reports from friends. Fire officials could not be reached for comment this morning.
WALLA WALLA — A resident in the 300 block of North Tausik Way reported an attempted burglary turned into a gun battle this morning at roughly 1:22 a.m. First reports of the alleged gunplay were picked up via scanner traffic, and Walla Walla Police confirmed the initial call.
WALLA WALLA — Walla Walla District Court Judge John Knowlton fined A. Laverne Filan $250 this week for failing to meet a deadline for cleaning up his property near Waitsburg.
MILTON-FREEWATER - The Umatilla County Sheriff's arrested a 21-year-old man early Sunday morning after he reportedly called 911 and reported he had shot at people outside of his home.
WESTON — Poisoned trees in Weston’s city park will find new life as statues.
WALLA WALLA — The Walla Walla Area Crime Watch announced plans to buy a soda blaster for removing graffiti will move forward after the organization received two large donations.
Just when it appeared safe to start following the news again, yet another political debate has hit the media. Likely you’ve heard of it.
John Turner says there are many good ideas for fighting crime, but all require resources.
There were 114 fewer violent crimes recorded in Walla Walla County in 2011 than in 1980. Property crimes saw a similar downward trend over the same time period.
WALLA WALLA – Police arrested a 14-year-old boy Friday on investigation of first-degree assault and felony harassment after the youth reportedly threatened two adults with a handgun.
At 6 p.m. on Thanksgiving, I received a phone call.
WALLA WALLA — A city man was arrested on investigation of attempted rape after police responded to a report of an assault Sunday night.
WALLA WALLA — Police are still looking for two suspects allegedly involved in a two-vehicle collision Sunday night on Fern Avenue and Reser Street.
Frank P. Tamayo and Mario R. Deleon were taken into custody a few minutes after police received reports of shots being fired near Isaacs and Ash.
WALLA WALLA -- Police arrested Frank P. Tamayo, 27, for allegedly firing shots in the air from a moving vehicle today.
I like autumn in a general sort of way. The weather wanes cooler, and this is the harbinger of holiday food, the food of northern peoples, with an emphasis on heavy cream, chunks of meat and heavy, doughy breads.
WALLA WALLA — Walla Walla County Sheriff John Turner announced last week the jail will no longer hold people who have been arrested for certain misdemeanor crimes.
WALLA WALLA – More than two weeks after stealing a pair of saddles from a residence on Old Milton Highway, suspects unknown returned the tack to Alvino Mata and Vanessa Mele.
WALLA WALLA — Excessive speed and alcohol were contributing factors in the fatal rollover crash on Lower Dry Creek Road on Sunday evening, according to the Walla Walla County Sheriff’s Office.
WALLA WALLA — Walla Walla County Sheriff John Turner told county commissioners during budget hearings Wednesday multiple programs could be at risk if he has to cut any more from his 2013 projected budget.
WAITSBURG — The Walla Walla County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a string of burglaries in the Waitsburg and Walla Walla area in which thieves have absconded with tens of thousands of dollars of horse saddles and other tack.
Police arrested a 22-year-old College Place woman Wednesday after she allegedly took a CenturyLink work truck for a joyride from Walla Walla to Waitsburg.
WALLA WALLA – Police arrested a 22-year-old woman Wednesday after she allegedly took a Century Link work truck for a joyride from Walla Walla to Waitsburg.
WALLA WALLA – Police are investigating a report of multiple gunshots at 1:30 on Wednesday morning in the area between Chase Street and Ninth Avenue and Chestnut and McAuliff streets.
STATELINE ROAD – A College Place woman held burglars at bay for more than 45 minutes Monday night as she waited for Umatilla County Sheriff’s Office deputies to arrive, according to law enforcement reports.
MILTON-FREEWATER – Officials are releasing very little information about an apparent drive-by shooting that injured three people Monday morning in Milton-Freewater.
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
Flying: There’s always a few people willing to try it. Until modern commercial and private aircraft came along, attempts to fly almost always met with spectacular results and often death, or at least the next best thing.
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.
As some of you know, from time to time I share startling news stories from around the country and the globe so you can share my irrational fear about basically everything, including why I don’t recognize any of the song lyrics my friend posts on Facebook.
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.