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3 people killed by gunman at convenience store identified

Jan. 26, 2023 19:58 PM EST

YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) — The names of the three people killed in a random shooting Tuesday at a convenience store in Yakima, Washington, have been released. Nikki Godfrey, 40, Roy Knoeb Jr., 65, both of Yakima, and Jeffrey Howlett, 54, of Selah, died in the shooting at a Circle K...

Police: Woman called 911 after letting killer borrow phone

Jan. 24, 2023 20:54 PM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — Police located the suspect in the random killing of three people at a convenience store in Yakima, Washington, after he borrowed a stranger's cell phone to call his mother and confess to what he had done, authorities said Tuesday. The suspect shot and killed himself...

'When does this stop?' For 2023, an alarmingly bloody start

Jan. 24, 2023 20:38 PM EST

In a country with more guns than people — and one emerging from three years of isolation, stress and infighting amid the pandemic — Americans are beginning 2023 with a steady barrage of mass slaughter. Eleven people killed as they welcomed the Lunar New Year at a dance hall...

Police searching for suspect who fled in car after 3 people were fatally shot at a Yakima, Washington, convenience store

Jan. 24, 2023 12:20 PM EST
YAKIMA, Wa. (AP) — Police searching for suspect who fled in car after 3 people were fatally shot at a Yakima, Washington, convenience store.

Police: Body of missing 5-year-old found in Yakima River

Dec. 30, 2022 17:13 PM EST

YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) — The body of a 5-year-old child who was reported missing in September has been found in the Yakima River, police said. The Yakima Police Department said Friday that law enforcement officers responded Thursday to the area of Yakima Valley Highway and Burke Road...