KEPR is looking into the impact of an oil spill in the Yakima River that traveled as far as Prosser. Wildlife was affected. Today ecologists in Pasco gave Justin Lum a look into the process of cleaning 70 oiled birds that survived.
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Fewer teenagers are having babies in the Tri-Cities, but the numbers are still higher than the state average. Franklin County has one of the highest teen birth rates in Washington. KEPR found out what resources are available for teen moms.
It's a big milestone, but many cars can reach it with proper care. Consumer Reports found it which models are most likely to hold up that long.
A Tri-Cities music instructor is facing child porn charges. Bill Simpkin was arrested at his workplace in the Richland Uptown Thursday. Simpkin rents space at Music Unlimited but is not an employee. Prosecutors say he downloaded child porn on his work computer.
Our local nuclear plant is in the midst of a planned outage for maintenance and refueling. Media were welcomed on a tour of the facility, giving us a closer look inside operations and how the plant remains secure amidst natural and man-made threats.
Washington State Patrol says a malfuntioning throttle and improperly calibrated brakes are the reasons why a Richland city garbage truck crashed into a house Wednesday morning.
Some state employees walked off the job for 15-minutes today to demonstrate their frustration with a lack of a pay raise.
Don't expect to leave your car behind for the weekend in Richland parking lots. The city is changing the rules.
The week is half over and Memorial Day weekend is almost here. You may be thinking about what pools will be open for your family to visit this week.
The automated vacuums can keep rooms clean -- with less effort needed. Consumer Reports tested six of the newest models to see which really stand out.
KEPR looks at a debate going on in Hermiston about whether or not the city has a problem with residents abandoning dogs.
The goal is to keep people who break the law...out of where you live. So KEPR is checking back in on the local effort to keep trouble tenants out of rental properties. We found out how many complexes are now on board and how effective the program has become.
Many lotions and sprays claim an SPF, or sun protection factor, of 30 or higher, but Consumer Reports found they don't always deliver.
Gang graffiti has infested the Tri-Cities for years now but there's finally been a drop in tagging. Police and the community are taking the initiative to clean up these spots right when they're hit.
Six months after the Road 68 changes are finished, and accident rates are actually up. The city isn't worried. And more construction is now planned. We looked at whether the changes are coming and what's to come.
A Burbank family is one step closer to having a safe home for their sick kids thanks to help from Habitat For Humanity and a local church.
A Richland woman was found dead following a house fire on Adams Street.
The idea of free range parenting has more people sending their kids to the playground alone. But the number of sex offenders near popular parks may alarm you. KEPR found out which places have the most and least sex offenders living nearby.
Insect repellents containing deet work well, but the ingredient can cause serious side effects. Consumer Reports found some products that are just as helpful without being as harmful.
Motorcycle officers from across North America are testing their skills in Kenneiwck.
Pasco school district unveiled the latest home built completely by students
Police are looking for a man who allegedly fired a gun at a couple on New Year's Day in Richland.