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  • Kellogg recalls Honey Smacks because of salmonella potential

    Kellogg recalls Honey Smacks because of salmonella potential

    Friday, June 15 2018 10:43 AM EDT2018-06-15 14:43:14 GMT

    WASHINGTON - The Kellogg Company is voluntarily recalling some of its Honey Smacks cereal after salmonella infected 73 people in 31 states.    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says most of the outbreaks were in California, Massachusetts, New York and Pennsylvania. The recall affects 15.3-ounce packages with the UPS Code 3800039103 and 23-ounce packages with the UPS Code 3800014810. 

    WASHINGTON - The Kellogg Company is voluntarily recalling some of its Honey Smacks cereal after salmonella infected 73 people in 31 states.    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says most of the outbreaks were in California, Massachusetts, New York and Pennsylvania. The recall affects 15.3-ounce packages with the UPS Code 3800039103 and 23-ounce packages with the UPS Code 3800014810. 

  • Investigation into former fire captain began with Craigslist ad

    Investigation into former fire captain began with Craigslist ad

    Thursday, June 14 2018 7:19 PM EDT2018-06-14 23:19:04 GMT
    Thursday, June 14 2018 7:19 PM EDT2018-06-14 23:19:04 GMT

    A former Benton County Fire Captain is spending three years in prison and once released will have ten years of probation and will have to register as a sex offender. 

    A former Benton County Fire Captain is spending three years in prison and once released will have ten years of probation and will have to register as a sex offender. 

  • UPDATE: Soap Lake Fire at 90% containment

    UPDATE: Soap Lake Fire at 90% containment

    Thursday, June 14 2018 1:35 AM EDT2018-06-14 05:35:12 GMT

    SOAP LAKE, Wash. - The Grant County Sheriff's Office has cancelled all evacuation notices for the Soap Lake Fire. At last update, the fire was still estimated to be approximately 2000 acres and 50 percent contained.

    SOAP LAKE, Wash. - The Grant County Sheriff's Office has cancelled all evacuation notices for the Soap Lake Fire. At last update, the fire was still estimated to be approximately 2000 acres and 50 percent contained.

  • Get a free taco at Taco Bell today thanks to the Golden State Warriors

    Get a free taco at Taco Bell today thanks to the Golden State Warriors

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 12:07 PM EDT2018-06-13 16:07:52 GMT

    KHQ.COM - As promised, Taco Bell is making good on their special "Steal a Game, Steal a Taco" promotion. That's because the Golden State Warriors beat the Cleveland Cavaliers on the road in game 3 of the NBA Finals.

    KHQ.COM - As promised, Taco Bell is making good on their special "Steal a Game, Steal a Taco" promotion. That's because the Golden State Warriors beat the Cleveland Cavaliers on the road in game 3 of the NBA Finals. The Warriors then went on to sweet the Cavs to tin the 2018 NBA Championship.  So, to celebrate the big win, everyone can score a free Doritos Locos Taco today between 2 and 6 p-m at any participating Taco Bell location. 

  • Police: Boise man died after fistfight

    Police: Boise man died after fistfight

    Monday, June 11 2018 4:55 PM EDT2018-06-11 20:55:57 GMT

    BOISE, Idaho (AP) - Idaho police say a 24-year-old Boise man has died after a fistfight outside the Ford Idaho Center in Nampa.    The fight happened about 2:15 a.m. Saturday during an event featuring the band Los Tucanes De Tijuana. Police officers who were working at the event tried to break up the fight between Pedro A. Fernandez-Ramirez and another man, but say the other man didn't follow their commands and was shot with a stun gun.

    BOISE, Idaho (AP) - Idaho police say a 24-year-old Boise man has died after a fistfight outside the Ford Idaho Center in Nampa.    The fight happened about 2:15 a.m. Saturday during an event featuring the band Los Tucanes De Tijuana. Police officers who were working at the event tried to break up the fight between Pedro A. Fernandez-Ramirez and another man, but say the other man didn't follow their commands and was shot with a stun gun.

  • Kraft offering up chance to turn your dad into cheese this Father's Day

    Kraft offering up chance to turn your dad into cheese this Father's Day

    Monday, June 11 2018 2:37 PM EDT2018-06-11 18:37:03 GMT

    KHQ.COM - Chances are, your dad is already pretty cheesy, so why not turn him into some cheese this Father's Day?  Kraft is offering up what they are calling the "ultimate last-minute Father's Day gift": A custom-made cheese sculpture of your dad.  A limited number of sculptures will be made from a block of Kraft Sharp Cheddar Cheese and sculpted into your dad's head.  

    KHQ.COM - Chances are, your dad is already pretty cheesy, so why not turn him into some cheese this Father's Day?  Kraft is offering up what they are calling the "ultimate last-minute Father's Day gift": A custom-made cheese sculpture of your dad.  A limited number of sculptures will be made from a block of Kraft Sharp Cheddar Cheese and sculpted into your dad's head.  

  • Pilot OK after plane makes hard landing on I-90 east of Lookout Pass

    Pilot OK after plane makes hard landing on I-90 east of Lookout Pass

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 7:41 PM EDT2018-05-22 23:41:45 GMT

    LOOKOUT PASS - Investigators with Montana Highway Patrol say a pilot was flying an experimental aircraft and trying to go over Lookout Pass when he reportedly hit a downdraft and the plane's engine gave out. Troopers say the pilot aimed for the only thing he could think of which was the highway. He landed hard in the eastbound lanes of Interstate 90.

    LOOKOUT PASS - Investigators with Montana Highway Patrol say a pilot was flying an experimental aircraft and trying to go over Lookout Pass when he reportedly hit a downdraft and the plane's engine gave out. Troopers say the pilot aimed for the only thing he could think of which was the highway. He landed hard in the eastbound lanes of Interstate 90.

  • Teen who started Columbia River Gorge fire last summer ordered to pay $37 million in restitution

    Teen who started Columbia River Gorge fire last summer ordered to pay $37 million in restitution

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 11:11 AM EDT2018-05-22 15:11:27 GMT

    HOOD RIVER, Ore. - A Vancouver, Washington teenager who admitted to throwing fireworks in Eagle Creek Canyon last summer, causing a major wildfire in the Columbia River Gorge, has been ordered to pay nearly $37 million in restitution. It's unlikely the boy, whose identity has not been released by authorities, will ever cover the entire $37 million.

    HOOD RIVER, Ore. - A Vancouver, Washington teenager who admitted to throwing fireworks in Eagle Creek Canyon last summer, causing a major wildfire in the Columbia River Gorge, has been ordered to pay nearly $37 million in restitution. It's unlikely the boy, whose identity has not been released by authorities, will ever cover the entire $37 million.

  • Searchers recover body of missing Montana backcountry skier

    Searchers recover body of missing Montana backcountry skier

    Monday, May 14 2018 5:46 PM EDT2018-05-14 21:46:41 GMT

    KALISPELL, Mont. (AP) - Searchers have recovered the body of a northwestern Montana physician who went missing while backcountry skiing in February.    Flathead County Sheriff Chuck Curry says the body of 62-year-old Jonathan Torgerson of Columbia Falls was recovered Saturday in an avalanche runout zone on the north side of Whitefish Mountain.

    KALISPELL, Mont. (AP) - Searchers have recovered the body of a northwestern Montana physician who went missing while backcountry skiing in February.    Flathead County Sheriff Chuck Curry says the body of 62-year-old Jonathan Torgerson of Columbia Falls was recovered Saturday in an avalanche runout zone on the north side of Whitefish Mountain.

  • UPDATE: Crews work to recover body from water at Palouse Falls State Park

    UPDATE: Crews work to recover body from water at Palouse Falls State Park

    Thursday, May 10 2018 6:41 PM EDT2018-05-10 22:41:07 GMT

    FRANKLIN COUNTY, Wash. - The Franklin County Sheriff's Office says they are looking for a missing person at Palouse Falls.  Details are extremely limited at this time, but reports are a person fell into the water and has not resurfaced. We, along with our sister station, KNDU, are working to confirm additional information.

    FRANKLIN COUNTY, Wash. - The Franklin County Sheriff's Office says they are looking for a missing person at Palouse Falls.  Details are extremely limited at this time, but reports are a person fell into the water and has not resurfaced. We, along with our sister station, KNDU, are working to confirm additional information. Check back for updates.  Last month, a Spokane man died while swimming at the falls, and last year another man slipped and fell to his death. 

  • Deep discounts begin today at Toys R Us as retailer prepares to shut down

    Deep discounts begin today at Toys R Us as retailer prepares to shut down

    Tuesday, May 8 2018 1:43 PM EDT2018-05-08 17:43:03 GMT
    Toys R Us says it won't hire as many holiday season employees as it did last year, but the toy and baby products retailer says it will give current employees and seasonal workers a chance to work more hours.Toys R Us says it won't hire as many holiday season employees as it did last year, but the toy and baby products retailer says it will give current employees and seasonal workers a chance to work more hours.

    SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. - Starting Tuesday, shoppers can find new, deep discounts at Toys R Us. The retailer is preparing to shut down its operations at more than 700 locations nationwide and the stores have slashed prices ranging from 30 to 50-percent off as part of its store closing event. 

    SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. - Starting Tuesday, shoppers can find new, deep discounts at Toys R Us. The retailer is preparing to shut down its operations at more than 700 locations nationwide and the stores have slashed prices ranging from 30 to 50-percent off as part of its store closing event. 

  • Study ranks Idaho as worst state for working moms

    Study ranks Idaho as worst state for working moms

    Tuesday, May 8 2018 1:31 PM EDT2018-05-08 17:31:03 GMT

    KHQ.COM - Idaho has ranked as the worst state for working moms, according to a new study by wallethub.com The website compared the 50 states and the District of Columbia across three dimensions:  

    KHQ.COM - Idaho has ranked as the worst state for working moms, according to a new study by wallethub.com The website compared the 50 states and the District of Columbia across three dimensions:  

  • New recycling program from Hasbro turns your kids' old toys into flower pots and park benches

    New recycling program from Hasbro turns your kids' old toys into flower pots and park benches

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 10:49 AM EDT2018-04-25 14:49:16 GMT

    Hasbro is offering parents a new option for getting rid of their child's unwanted toys: Recycling.  The toy company is launching a new recycling program that encourages parents to send back any "well-loved" toy or game that they will be recycled and used to build play spaces, flower pots, and park benches. 

    Hasbro is offering parents a new option for getting rid of their child's unwanted toys: Recycling.  The toy company is launching a new recycling program that encourages parents to send back any "well-loved" toy or game that they will be recycled and used to build play spaces, flower pots, and park benches. 

  • Moses Lake Police arrest suspects accused of passing off fake $100 bills

    Moses Lake Police arrest suspects accused of passing off fake $100 bills

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 1:04 AM EDT2018-04-25 05:04:26 GMT

    MOSES LAKE, Wash. - A Puyallup man and woman suspected of passing fake $100 bills across multiple states were arrested in Moses Lake Monday night.  Moses Lake Police posted photos of the two suspects on Monday after a man used two fake $100 bills at a Safeway, and a short time later a woman used a fake $100 bill at Rite Aide.

    MOSES LAKE, Wash. - A Puyallup man and woman suspected of passing fake $100 bills across multiple states were arrested in Moses Lake Monday night.  Moses Lake Police posted photos of the two suspects on Monday after a man used two fake $100 bills at a Safeway, and a short time later a woman used a fake $100 bill at Rite Aide.

  • How to find out if your Facebook information was stolen by Cambridge Analytica

    How to find out if your Facebook information was stolen by Cambridge Analytica

    Monday, April 9 2018 11:53 AM EDT2018-04-09 15:53:40 GMT

    Facebook is notifying roughly 87 million people who had their information scooped up by political research firm Cambridge Analytica recently.  About 70 million are in the United States, while the rest are primarily in the UK, Indonesia, and the Philippines.  If your information was stolen, a notification will appear at the top of your Facebook newsfeed, along with a new button for changing your privacy settings. Even if your information wasn't stolen, it might be a good ti...

    Facebook is notifying roughly 87 million people who had their information scooped up by political research firm Cambridge Analytica recently.  About 70 million are in the United States, while the rest are primarily in the UK, Indonesia, and the Philippines.  If your information was stolen, a notification will appear at the top of your Facebook newsfeed, along with a new button for changing your privacy settings. Even if your information wasn't stolen, it might be a good ti...

  • Interior Department backs off plan to increase fees at popular parks

    Interior Department backs off plan to increase fees at popular parks

    Wednesday, April 4 2018 10:28 AM EDT2018-04-04 14:28:16 GMT
    Yosemite National Park Facebook pageYosemite National Park Facebook page
    The Interior Department is rolling back its plan to increase fees at 17 of the nation's most popular parks.  An interior official says the department is amending the plan following major backlash from the public.  The admission hike would have more than doubled fees during the peak summer season, forcing visitors to pay $70 a car. No word yet on exactly how the rates are being revised. 
    The Interior Department is rolling back its plan to increase fees at 17 of the nation's most popular parks.  An interior official says the department is amending the plan following major backlash from the public.  The admission hike would have more than doubled fees during the peak summer season, forcing visitors to pay $70 a car. No word yet on exactly how the rates are being revised. 
  • Research: WA and ID sitting near the middle of the most and least stressed states

    Research: WA and ID sitting near the middle of the most and least stressed states

    Tuesday, April 3 2018 12:29 PM EDT2018-04-03 16:29:13 GMT

    We all have stress in our lives, but some places are more prone to angst than others. However, here in the Inland Northwest, we're pretty easy-going, according to wallethub.com.  Washington ranks #32 and Idaho ranks #34 in stress, according to the financial website.  "American stress levels have been rising for many demographics since their low point in 2016," the study says. "Common stressors include the future of America and m...

    We all have stress in our lives, but some places are more prone to angst than others. However, here in the Inland Northwest, we're pretty easy-going, according to wallethub.com.  Washington ranks #32 and Idaho ranks #34 in stress, according to the financial website.  "American stress levels have been rising for many demographics since their low point in 2016," the study says. "Common stressors include the future of America and m...

  • Grant County: Warden substitute teacher arrested after 9-year-old girl says he recorded videos under her dress in class

    Grant County: Warden substitute teacher arrested after 9-year-old girl says he recorded videos under her dress in class

    Thursday, March 29 2018 4:35 PM EDT2018-03-29 20:35:31 GMT
    Suspect arrested in drive by shooting.Suspect arrested in drive by shooting.

    WARDEN, Wash. - A 53-year-old Warden man who served as a substitute teacher at Warden Schools was arrested Thursday morning for voyeurism and FBI agents are now looking into his involvement in child pornography.  Last October, police received a complaint from a 9-year-old girl that Michael Leavitt used his phone to record video under her dress in class. 

    WARDEN, Wash. - A 53-year-old Warden man who served as a substitute teacher at Warden Schools was arrested Thursday morning for voyeurism and FBI agents are now looking into his involvement in child pornography.  Last October, police received a complaint from a 9-year-old girl that Michael Leavitt used his phone to record video under her dress in class. 

  • Missoula Pita Pit apologizes for employee's actions in viral video

    Missoula Pita Pit apologizes for employee's actions in viral video

    Monday, March 26 2018 1:31 PM EDT2018-03-26 17:31:20 GMT
    Facebook/ShaeLynn MadPlumeFacebook/ShaeLynn MadPlume

    MISSOULA, Mont. - The owners of a Pita Pit restaurant in Missoula are apologizing after a video of one of their employees spitting in a customer's food went viral on Facebook. In an online apology, the owner writes, "We are shocked and saddened by the early morning incident that took place in our restaurant. We have been unable to reach out on Messenger and apologize personally to the guest who posted about." 

    MISSOULA, Mont. - The owners of a Pita Pit restaurant in Missoula are apologizing after a video of one of their employees spitting in a customer's food went viral on Facebook. In an online apology, the owner writes, "We are shocked and saddened by the early morning incident that took place in our restaurant. We have been unable to reach out on Messenger and apologize personally to the guest who posted about." 

  • Getting more robocalls lately? Here's what you can do

    Getting more robocalls lately? Here's what you can do

    Tuesday, March 20 2018 11:15 AM EDT2018-03-20 15:15:06 GMT

    KHQ.COM - Have you gotten one of those annoying robo-calls recently?  Despite regulations put in place to curb the telemarketers from reaching out, not everyone is following the rules.   Whether it's a home phone or a smart phone, chances are a robocaller has your number. So how can you stop them? First, join the "Do Not Call" registry at donotcall.gov. 

    KHQ.COM - Have you gotten one of those annoying robo-calls recently?  Despite regulations put in place to curb the telemarketers from reaching out, not everyone is following the rules.   Whether it's a home phone or a smart phone, chances are a robocaller has your number. So how can you stop them? First, join the "Do Not Call" registry at donotcall.gov. 

  • 2-year-old boy dies after wandering away and falling into culvert on Yakima River

    2-year-old boy dies after wandering away and falling into culvert on Yakima River

    Tuesday, March 20 2018 8:44 AM EDT2018-03-20 12:44:03 GMT
    PHOTO: KNDUPHOTO: KNDU

    KENNEWICK, Wash. - Authorities say a 2-year-old boy died after he wandered into the Yakima River while his father was asleep. The Tri-City Herald reports the boy died Monday at Kadlec Regional Medical Center in Richland. Benton County Sheriff Jerry Hatcher says the child's father took a nap with the boy and his 3-year-old brother around 12:30 p.m. inside the family's trailer.

    KENNEWICK, Wash. - Authorities say a 2-year-old boy died after he wandered into the Yakima River while his father was asleep. The Tri-City Herald reports the boy died Monday at Kadlec Regional Medical Center in Richland. Benton County Sheriff Jerry Hatcher says the child's father took a nap with the boy and his 3-year-old brother around 12:30 p.m. inside the family's trailer.

  • Grant Co. deputy charged with reckless endangerment after accidentally shooting wife back on duty

    Grant Co. deputy charged with reckless endangerment after accidentally shooting wife back on duty

    Monday, March 19 2018 4:09 PM EDT2018-03-19 20:09:50 GMT
    Suspect arrested in drive by shooting.Suspect arrested in drive by shooting.

    GRANT COUNTY, Wash. - Grant County Sheriff Tom Jones says a deputy who plead guilty to reckless endangerment after accidentally shooting his wife last August is back on duty. The Franklin County Prosecutor initially filed felony charges against Deputy Jose Rivera following the shooting, which injured his wife. Those charges were later amended to a gross misdemeanor of reckless endangerment.

    GRANT COUNTY, Wash. - Grant County Sheriff Tom Jones says a deputy who plead guilty to reckless endangerment after accidentally shooting his wife last August is back on duty. The Franklin County Prosecutor initially filed felony charges against Deputy Jose Rivera following the shooting, which injured his wife. Those charges were later amended to a gross misdemeanor of reckless endangerment.

  • Little Caesars to give out free lunch on April 2 after 'crazy' NCAA upset

    Little Caesars to give out free lunch on April 2 after 'crazy' NCAA upset

    Monday, March 19 2018 11:11 AM EDT2018-03-19 15:11:47 GMT

    KHQ.COM - Pull out your calendar and mark out April 2 as "Free Lunch!" After #16 University of Maryland-Baltimore County knocked off #1 Virginia, Little Caesars is making good on their promise to give everyone a free lunch.  The pizza chain is going to be providing a free, $5-dollar lunch box on Monday, April 2nd, between 11:30 am and 1 pm local time. 

    KHQ.COM - Pull out your calendar and mark out April 2 as "Free Lunch!" After #16 University of Maryland-Baltimore County knocked off #1 Virginia, Little Caesars is making good on their promise to give everyone a free lunch.  The pizza chain is going to be providing a free, $5-dollar lunch box on Monday, April 2nd, between 11:30 am and 1 pm local time. You can click here for the details.  

  • Local teens talk about what it's like living in fear of school shootings

    Local teens talk about what it's like living in fear of school shootings

    Thursday, March 15 2018 7:11 PM EDT2018-03-15 23:11:01 GMT
    Thursday, March 15 2018 7:11 PM EDT2018-03-15 23:11:01 GMT

    Benjamin Ullman and Graysen Rhoten are students at Southridge High School. They say they think about the possibility of a school shooting every day. 

    Benjamin Ullman and Graysen Rhoten are students at Southridge High School. They say they think about the possibility of a school shooting every day. 

  • WATCH @ 7pm TONIGHT: Gov. Inslee participating in town hall about guns

    WATCH @ 7pm TONIGHT: Gov. Inslee participating in town hall about guns

    Wednesday, March 14 2018 8:06 PM EDT2018-03-15 00:06:50 GMT
    Governor Jay Inslee made a decision last month that while he is Governor no one will be executed in the state of Washington.Governor Jay Inslee made a decision last month that while he is Governor no one will be executed in the state of Washington.

    SEATTLE, Wash. - At 7 o'clock tonight, KIRO 7 is televising a one hour live town hall on the issue of guns. Governor Jay Inslee will be among those participating in the panel discussion at Seattle University.  Also participating in the panel will be teachers, students, policymakers, experts and advocates. 

    SEATTLE, Wash. - At 7 o'clock tonight, KIRO 7 is televising a one hour live town hall on the issue of guns. Governor Jay Inslee will be among those participating in the panel discussion at Seattle University.  Also participating in the panel will be teachers, students, policymakers, experts and advocates. 

  • Millennial March: TV watching is changing

    Millennial March: TV watching is changing

    Monday, March 12 2018 5:45 PM EDT2018-03-12 21:45:26 GMT
    Monday, March 12 2018 5:45 PM EDT2018-03-12 21:45:26 GMT

    Millennials have their own way of watching television and it's different than any generation before. Most of them are considered 'cord-cutters.'

    Millennials have their own way of watching television and it's different than any generation before. Most of them are considered 'cord-cutters.'

  • WATCH: Man tries to steal truck with 2-year-old inside, mother fights him off

    WATCH: Man tries to steal truck with 2-year-old inside, mother fights him off

    Thursday, March 8 2018 4:46 PM EST2018-03-08 21:46:19 GMT

    BREMERTON, Wash. - A man was arrested in Bremerton, Washington Wednesday after police say he tried to steal a truck with a 2-year-old inside, punched the owner of the truck in the face, led police on a lengthy chase and even kicked a medic tending to him in the face.  Video shows the suspect running to the truck and getting inside. 

    BREMERTON, Wash. - A man was arrested in Bremerton, Washington Wednesday after police say he tried to steal a truck with a 2-year-old inside, punched the owner of the truck in the face, led police on a lengthy chase and even kicked a medic tending to him in the face.  Video shows the suspect running to the truck and getting inside. 

  • Millennial March: Millennials and their ''side hustles''

    Millennial March: Millennials and their ''side hustles''

    Tuesday, March 6 2018 5:55 PM EST2018-03-06 22:55:19 GMT
    Wednesday, March 7 2018 6:44 PM EST2018-03-07 23:44:12 GMT

    Millennials have coined the term 'side hustle.' It's essentially a second job... sort of. 

    Millennials have coined the term 'side hustle.' It's essentially a second job... sort of. 

  • Idaho high school bans backpacks following threats

    Idaho high school bans backpacks following threats

    Tuesday, March 6 2018 11:34 AM EST2018-03-06 16:34:11 GMT

    CALDWELL, Idaho - A high school in southwest Idaho has implemented a policy barring students from bringing backpacks to school. The Idaho Press-Tribune reports Caldwell High School announced the backpack ban Monday, citing safety reasons for bringing the policy forward. According to the school, students will be allowed to bring small bags and binders to class. 

    CALDWELL, Idaho - A high school in southwest Idaho has implemented a policy barring students from bringing backpacks to school. The Idaho Press-Tribune reports Caldwell High School announced the backpack ban Monday, citing safety reasons for bringing the policy forward. According to the school, students will be allowed to bring small bags and binders to class. 

  • PHOTOS: Westbound lanes of I-90 now open after crash near Cle Elum

    PHOTOS: Westbound lanes of I-90 now open after crash near Cle Elum

    Tuesday, February 27 2018 4:12 PM EST2018-02-27 21:12:59 GMT

    CLE ELUM, Wash. - The Washington State Patrol says I-90 is now open after an early morning crash involving a semi-truck near Cle Elum. WSP says drivers should expect changing road conditions on the pass in next couple of days, so give yourself plenty of time to get where you're going. 

    CLE ELUM, Wash. - The Washington State Patrol says I-90 is now open after an early morning crash involving a semi-truck near Cle Elum. WSP says drivers should expect changing road conditions on the pass in next couple of days, so give yourself plenty of time to get where you're going. 

  • Secretary of Defense James Mattis comes home to give local doctor a medal

    Secretary of Defense James Mattis comes home to give local doctor a medal

    Monday, February 26 2018 7:04 PM EST2018-02-27 00:04:00 GMT
    Monday, February 26 2018 7:04 PM EST2018-02-27 00:04:00 GMT

    A very special visitor stops by his hometown for a very special award.

    A very special visitor stops by his hometown for a very special award.

  • Hero dog shot multiple times protecting teenager from burglars

    Hero dog shot multiple times protecting teenager from burglars

    Thursday, February 22 2018 5:33 PM EST2018-02-22 22:33:09 GMT

    DES MOINES, Wash. - A 2-year-old German shepherd is being called a hero for risking his life to protect his 16-year-old human best friend when two burglars broke into a Des Moines, Washington home.  According to KIRO, burglars broke into the home Wednesday afternoon. The teenager hid in the closet with his dog, Rex. But Rex soon ran downstairs and confronted the burglars, who beat him until he was bloody. Rex ran back upstairs.

    DES MOINES, Wash. - A 2-year-old German shepherd is being called a hero for risking his life to protect his 16-year-old human best friend when two burglars broke into a Des Moines, Washington home.  According to KIRO, burglars broke into the home Wednesday afternoon. The teenager hid in the closet with his dog, Rex. But Rex soon ran downstairs and confronted the burglars, who beat him until he was bloody. Rex ran back upstairs.

  • Grant Co. K-9 Grizzly saves elderly Ephrata man who wandered away from home

    Grant Co. K-9 Grizzly saves elderly Ephrata man who wandered away from home

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 1:16 PM EST2018-02-21 18:16:07 GMT

    EPHRATA, Wash. - Grant County K-9 Grizzly saved the life of an 85-year-old Ephrata man suffering from Alzheimer's early Wednesday morning.  The Sheriff's Office says the 85-year-old man wandered away from his home overnight in the frigid, single-digit temperatures. Deputies, firefighters and medics searched the area and even used thermal imaging, but could not find the man.  

    EPHRATA, Wash. - Grant County K-9 Grizzly saved the life of an 85-year-old Ephrata man suffering from Alzheimer's early Wednesday morning.  The Sheriff's Office says the 85-year-old man wandered away from his home overnight in the frigid, single-digit temperatures. Deputies, firefighters and medics searched the area and even used thermal imaging, but could not find the man.  

  • Salmonella outbreak prompts Dept. of Health warning: 'Don't snuggle or kiss live poultry'

    Salmonella outbreak prompts Dept. of Health warning: 'Don't snuggle or kiss live poultry'

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 4:55 PM EST2018-02-20 21:55:50 GMT

    OLYMPIA, Wash. - The Washington Department of Health says nationally there were 1,120 Salmonella cases linked to backyard poultry in 2017, with 23 of those reported in Washington. Those 23 cases were more than double the number of cases in the previous two years combined.  "Salmonella can cause serious illness," the Department of Health said. 

    OLYMPIA, Wash. - The Washington Department of Health says nationally there were 1,120 Salmonella cases linked to backyard poultry in 2017, with 23 of those reported in Washington. Those 23 cases were more than double the number of cases in the previous two years combined.  "Salmonella can cause serious illness," the Department of Health said. 

  • Idaho to send 250 inmates to Texas

    Thursday, February 8 2018 6:14 PM EST2018-02-08 23:14:26 GMT

    BOISE, Idaho - Officials with the Idaho Department of Correction say up to 250 male inmates will be moved to a correctional center in Texas due to a shortage of beds in Idaho's prisons and jails. Director Henry Atencio said Thursday that he knows the move creates challenges for inmates and their families, but Idaho simply has no more room. 

    BOISE, Idaho - Officials with the Idaho Department of Correction say up to 250 male inmates will be moved to a correctional center in Texas due to a shortage of beds in Idaho's prisons and jails. Director Henry Atencio said Thursday that he knows the move creates challenges for inmates and their families, but Idaho simply has no more room. 

  • Mom says Pasco daycare waxed toddler's eyebrows

    Mom says Pasco daycare waxed toddler's eyebrows

    Wednesday, February 7 2018 12:03 PM EST2018-02-07 17:03:28 GMT

    PASCO, Wash. - The two moms of the kids whose eyebrows were waxed by their daycare officially filed a police report today with the Pasco Police Department. The daycare - a non-profit organization at Columbia Basin College - is licensed by the Washington State Department of Early Learning. The center has been licensed for less than a year, and has had no complaints filed against them...until this one. 

    PASCO, Wash. - The two moms of the kids whose eyebrows were waxed by their daycare officially filed a police report today with the Pasco Police Department. The daycare - a non-profit organization at Columbia Basin College - is licensed by the Washington State Department of Early Learning. The center has been licensed for less than a year, and has had no complaints filed against them...until this one. 

  • Hemp Hearts: a brand new local 'superfood' on store shelves now

    Hemp Hearts: a brand new local 'superfood' on store shelves now

    Thursday, February 1 2018 6:54 PM EST2018-02-01 23:54:16 GMT
    Thursday, February 1 2018 6:54 PM EST2018-02-01 23:54:16 GMT

    Almost all of us have to go to the grocery store but Hilary Kelsay and Max Schneider may get a little more excited about it than the rest of us.

    Almost all of us have to go to the grocery store but Hilary Kelsay and Max Schneider may get a little more excited about it than the rest of us.

  • Sasquatch found... on Washington license plates? Maybe

    Sasquatch found... on Washington license plates? Maybe

    Thursday, February 1 2018 1:09 PM EST2018-02-01 18:09:28 GMT

    OLYMPIA, Wash. - Washington has many specialty license plates recognizing the military, colleges, sports teams, hobbies, and organizations. A few lawmakers want to add one more specialty plate to the mix: Bigfoot. 

    OLYMPIA, Wash. - Washington has many specialty license plates recognizing the military, colleges, sports teams, hobbies, and organizations. A few lawmakers want to add one more specialty plate to the mix: Bigfoot.  Sen. Ann Rivers, R-La Center, is proposing to put Sasquatch on license plates in Washington next year, which the proceeds going to Washington's public parks. 

  • Officials: SW Idaho deputies encouraged inmate assault

    Officials: SW Idaho deputies encouraged inmate assault

    Tuesday, January 30 2018 2:47 PM EST2018-01-30 19:47:13 GMT

    CALDWELL, Idaho - Two southwestern Idaho deputies at the Canyon County Jail authorities say tried to orchestrate an attack on a gang member accused of sex crimes against children by showing other incarcerated gang members confidential paperwork have been arrested. The Idaho Press-Tribune reports that 46-year-old Corey Weathermon and 23-year-old Kade McConnell were taken into custody Monday. 

    CALDWELL, Idaho - Two southwestern Idaho deputies at the Canyon County Jail authorities say tried to orchestrate an attack on a gang member accused of sex crimes against children by showing other incarcerated gang members confidential paperwork have been arrested. The Idaho Press-Tribune reports that 46-year-old Corey Weathermon and 23-year-old Kade McConnell were taken into custody Monday. 

  • Boise man fatally shoots himself during traffic stop near Granger

    Boise man fatally shoots himself during traffic stop near Granger

    Monday, January 22 2018 11:55 AM EST2018-01-22 16:55:01 GMT

    GRANGER, Wash. - Authorities say a man killed himself during a traffic stop in eastern Washington state. Washington State Patrol said that 54-year-old James D. Mosley of Boise, Idaho, fatally shot himself in front of troopers about 2:30 p.m. Sunday. He was driving a silver 2004 Buick Century, going east on Interstate 82 in Yakima County when he was pulled over for a traffic infraction. 

    GRANGER, Wash. - Authorities say a man killed himself during a traffic stop in eastern Washington state. Washington State Patrol said that 54-year-old James D. Mosley of Boise, Idaho, fatally shot himself in front of troopers about 2:30 p.m. Sunday. He was driving a silver 2004 Buick Century, going east on Interstate 82 in Yakima County when he was pulled over for a traffic infraction. 

  • Yakima approves emergency proclamation ahead of landslide

    Yakima approves emergency proclamation ahead of landslide

    Thursday, January 18 2018 9:08 AM EST2018-01-18 14:08:43 GMT

    YAKIMA, Wash. - A city in central Washington state issued an emergency proclamation in response to a mass of rock and soil crawling down a ridge that officials say could turn into a landslide. The Yakima Herald-Republic reports the Yakima City Council on Tuesday approved a resolution for city officials to request state or federal assistance should the city require help in responding to the effects of about 4 million cubic yards.

    YAKIMA, Wash. - A city in central Washington state issued an emergency proclamation in response to a mass of rock and soil crawling down a ridge that officials say could turn into a landslide. The Yakima Herald-Republic reports the Yakima City Council on Tuesday approved a resolution for city officials to request state or federal assistance should the city require help in responding to the effects of about 4 million cubic yards.

  • 17-year-old dies of hypothermia in Blaine County

    17-year-old dies of hypothermia in Blaine County

    Friday, January 12 2018 7:46 PM EST2018-01-13 00:46:34 GMT
    Friday, January 12 2018 9:10 PM EST2018-01-13 02:10:57 GMT

    A 17-year-old male was found dead in a field near Highway 2 Thursday morning.

    A 17-year-old male was found dead in a field near Highway 2 Thursday morning.

  • Spokane Valley firefighters save lives with pit crew CPR

    Spokane Valley firefighters save lives with pit crew CPR

    Tuesday, January 9 2018 8:22 PM EST2018-01-10 01:22:46 GMT

    SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. - Every second counts when it comes to a cardiac arrest emergency. Spokane Valley Firefighters are taking advantage of every second with a different approach to CPR. It’s called Pit Crew CPR and requires all hands on deck. Each team member has a roll; one to do compressions, another to ventilate, another to medicate and others to help assist. 

    SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. - Every second counts when it comes to a cardiac arrest emergency. Spokane Valley Firefighters are taking advantage of every second with a different approach to CPR. It’s called Pit Crew CPR and requires all hands on deck. Each team member has a roll; one to do compressions, another to ventilate, another to medicate and others to help assist. 

  • Washington Department of Health adds third option to birth certificate

    Washington Department of Health adds third option to birth certificate

    Thursday, January 4 2018 4:46 PM EST2018-01-04 21:46:12 GMT

    OLYMPIA, Wash. - The Washington State Department of Health announced a new rule on Thursday that will allow people to change the sex designation on their Washington birth certificate to "X".  DOH says the agency determined that the change will give people an option to have a birth certificate that aligns with their gender identity. 

    OLYMPIA, Wash. - The Washington State Department of Health announced a new rule on Thursday that will allow people to change the sex designation on their Washington birth certificate to "X".  DOH says the agency determined that the change will give people an option to have a birth certificate that aligns with their gender identity. 

  • READ IT: Preliminary report on Dupont Amtrak derailment released

    READ IT: Preliminary report on Dupont Amtrak derailment released

    Thursday, January 4 2018 12:35 PM EST2018-01-04 17:35:02 GMT

    DUPONT, Wash. - A preliminary report released on Wednesday on the train derailment in Dupont last month shows six seconds prior to the derailment, an engineer made a comment regarding "an over speed condition."  I

    DUPONT, Wash. - A preliminary report released on Wednesday on the train derailment in Dupont last month shows six seconds prior to the derailment, an engineer made a comment regarding "an over speed condition."  Investigators were able to download the lead locomotive's data and video to show: Inward-facing video with audio captured the crew’s actions and their conversations. 

  • WATCH: The Top 10 YouTube Videos of 2017

    WATCH: The Top 10 YouTube Videos of 2017

    Wednesday, December 27 2017 4:15 PM EST2017-12-27 21:15:59 GMT

    KHQ.COM - Chocolate Rain. Gangnam Style. Dramatic Chipmunk.  All videos worthy of being on the Mount Rushmore of the greatest videos of all time on YouTube (please, don't make that a thing. Ever.). But to get on that list, you have to be one of the best videos of the year, and YouTube just released their Top 10 Videos of 2017.  Here's the list: 

    KHQ.COM - Chocolate Rain. Gangnam Style. Dramatic Chipmunk.  All videos worthy of being on the Mount Rushmore of the greatest videos of all time on YouTube (please, don't make that a thing. Ever.). But to get on that list, you have to be one of the best videos of the year, and YouTube just released their Top 10 Videos of 2017.  Here's the list: 

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