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Local People living in RV on school grounds got permission People living in RV on school grounds got permission (Video)
Some of you pointed out to us, an RV camped out in a parking lot belonging to Jason Lee Elementary for over a week, with people living in it! A few of you described seeing the couple watching the kids at recess. After talking with neighbors, many of you were stunned as to why law enforcement hadn't kicked them out yet. KEPR spoke with the mysterious pair as well as the Richland School District and got to the bottom of it.
Local Home burglaries down across Tri-Cities Home burglaries down across Tri-Cities (Video)
The KEPR Crime Tracker found homes are being broken into less frequently now that we are approaching the colder months. KEPR asked Kennewick Police why this could be and what you should do to make sure you don't become a victim.
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Local CBC endowments at all time high CBC endowments at all time high (Video)
Millions of dollars in scholarship money are up for grabs at CBC. The number is higher than the college has ever seen for endowments. But the problem is, students are also paying more than ever for tuition. The gap has widened and KEPR found how this impacts those looking for higher education.
Local Alleged rape victim claims Franklin County Prosecutors handled case poorly Alleged rape victim claims Franklin County Prosecutors handled case poorly (Video)
Two families agree: an alleged rape victim isn't getting justice. Those families include the father of the attacker himself. They say the Franklin County Prosecutor never should have struck a deal with the teenager accused of raping his former fiance. They go so far as to call the young man "dangerous" and said the prosecutor is lying. KEPR asked the tough questions to learn why the deal was made.
Local How good are the nursing homes in Tri-Cities? How good are the nursing homes in Tri-Cities? (Video)
Putting a parent or family member in a nursing home is a major decision. And knowing our state gets nearly a failing grade for care, is no comfort to the caretakers. KEPR poured over the records from Families for Better Care to examine our five Tri-Cities nursing homes. We found they were big contributors to bringing the state's grade down.