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Monday, October 18, 2021

MORNING SPRINT OCTOBER 29

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MORNING SPRINT OCTOBER 29
MORNING SPRINT OCTOBER 29
MORNING SPRINT OCTOBER 29

Kristin walls in just a minute but first heres a look at todays top stories.

With wind gusts up to 45 miles per hour last night, three fires broke out in prosser.

The first happened around 7:30 pm near case road and old inland empire highway.

At least one power line was down due to the high wind speeds and about 30 acres burned while smaller fires popped up nearby.10 miles away, a house caught fire near johnson and griffin road.

A garage and two cars were damaged.

And the third fire broke out just after 11 pm near hanks road and case road.

There were no reported injuries.

All fires are out now and the roads are back open.

The teen accused of planning to murder her ex- boyfriend has been found guilty by a benton county jury.

Fe hadley went through a trial lasting several days.

Her accomplice, jeremiah cunningham, testified against her during the trial.

In 2017, hadley, lured her ex- boyfriend behind the ki-be market so cunningham could stab the victim to death.

The plan didn't go through.

It's not known what the benton county prosecutor's office is recommending for the sentencing range.

The fifteen-year-old boy arrested earlier this month for allegedly threatening to shoot up sunnyside high school will not face charges.

The teen had faced potential felony harrassment charges....police say he posted a picture of himself on snapchat with a knife to his neck.

The caption reportedly said "i'm going to shoot up sunnyside high school, not saying which day.

Kennewick police responded to a rollover crash on 19th avenue yesterday.

Police say the 16-year-old was texting while driving when she swerved off the road and hit a fire hydrant---flipping her car into a neighbor's yard.

The teen is okay and only suffered minor injuries.

K-p-d wants to remind everyone to stay off your phones while driving.

Yakima county saw three separate shootings in less than 24 hours...with four victims suffering gunshot wounds and no arrests made.

One happened sunday morning in union gap...the other two happened later that evening in toppenish.

The two toppenish shootings are believed to be unrelated.

The three shootings weren't fatal.

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Brian ellis/kennewick fire department "we are still preparing as if we might be called just to make sure that if we do, because the fires are still burning down there, that we can shorten the time to respond if necessary.")to respond if necessary.") as fires rage in california ,washington state and oregon are being called to help.

Benton county fire districts one and two, plus walla walla are on their way to the fire lines.

Kennewick, pasco, richland and chelan were expected to leave as well.

> the kadlec nurses union will take a strike vote today.

More than 900 nurses are under the association.

Kadlec nurses say they want the hospital to commit to safe staffing and protect basic earned benefits.

They'll have multiple voting sessions today at the richland red lion.

They've been negotiating unsuccessful contracts for more than a year.

> a startling discovery inside a child's shoe.

A kennewick woman says she found the blade from a box cutter inside a pair of shoes she bought for her five-year-old son.

Nikki relyea said she purchased them from the wal- mart in kennewick this weekend.

She called kennewick police and notified them, concerned it may have been done on purpose.

(toss to kristin) from the legends skycam network, here's a look from toppenish.

A bit breezy still out the door this morning with sustained winds 10 to 20 mph.

That is bringing our wind chills down into the single digits for some spots.

Bundle up!

Planning out your day back to plenty of sunshine with highs well below average in the upper 30s and low 40s.

Futurecast shows the quiet weather through the end of the week.

On the 7day look for a slow warm-up by the end of the week into the weekend.

Back into the 50s saturday and sunday.

A reminder to turn your clocks back saturday night before bed.

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