Crime & Fire

Gang member charged in stabbing

March 24, 2017 at 5:00 am

MOSES LAKE — A gang member from Michigan allegedly cut a woman with a knife several times during an early morning altercation at a Moses Lake elementary school last week. Grant County prosecutors ch...

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Sheriff’s office offering free boating education classes

March 24, 2017 at 5:00 am | Columbia Basin Herald MOSES LAKE — Boating season is right around the corner. If you want to get out on the water and operate a boat but don’t have a state Boater Education Card, the Grant County Sheriff’s Office has an o...

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Closing arguments made in Bennett murder case

March 23, 2017 at 5:00 am | Columbia Basin Herald EPHRATA — For the second time in a year, attorneys presented closing arguments in the case of an Ephrata man who is accused of murdering his 82-year-old landlord. Chad Bennett, 27, of Ephrata, is on...

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Fugitive arrested in Moses Lake on Friday

March 21, 2017 at 5:00 am | Columbia Basin Herald MOSES LAKE — A man who was wanted by the Kennewick Police Department (KPD) was arrested in Moses Lake Friday. The KPD was searching for 29-year-old Brian Massey on charges of escape from community c...

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Royal City man injured after falling asleep at the wheel

March 20, 2017 at 5:00 am | Columbia Basin Herald ROYAL CITY — A man from Royal City was injured Saturday morning after he allegedly fell asleep at the wheel and rear-ended a tractor. About 8:50 a.m. Jesus Miron, 19, of Royal City, was driving a 19...

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Gang member sentenced in Quincy shooting

March 20, 2017 at 5:00 am | Columbia Basin Herald QUINCY — A gang member was sentenced for opening fire at a vehicle carrying an adult and two young children in Quincy in January 2016. Javier Ramos Ramirez, 20, of Quincy, entered guilty pleas in Gr...

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Man sentenced in high-speed chase

March 20, 2017 at 5:00 am | Columbia Basin Herald SOAP LAKE — A Ephrata man will be spending 60 days in jail for leading deputies on a high-speed chase that reach 95 mph near Soap Lake. Richard Lester, 37, of Ephrata, pleaded guilty in Grant County...

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