Yasmeen Hassan

Anchor/Producer 6:30 News

"I'm honored to be able tell people's stories and be a part of this community."

She grew up all over the East Coast, but went to school in Tucson at the University of Arizona (Bear Down!). After graduating, Yasmeen moved to Phoenix to work in television, producing and reporting for Good Morning Arizona. She is excited about meeting new people, facing new challenges, and taking in everything that the Tri-Cities area has to offer. Yasmeen says the best part of her job is connecting to the community everyday.   YasmeenH@kvewtv.com @YasmeenKAPPKVEW https://www.facebook.com/YasmeenNews


Medical Marijuana Moratoriums in 71 Oregon Cities

Medical Marijuana

At least 71 Oregon cities have moratoriums on medical marijuana dispensaries and more than 40 others are considering one.
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Oregon Reports Significant Jobs Growth in March

Jobs Report

Oregon state economists say March saw the largest one-month increase in jobs since well before the Great Recession.
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An Unprovoked Stranger Attacks a 13-Year-Old On A Walla Walla Bus

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In a complete random act of violence a 13-year-old Walla Walla boy was punched and hit by a 30-year-old man on a Walla Walla Valley Transit bus while on his way home from school.
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Local 3rd Grade Girl Headed to National Free Throw Shooting Competition

Maggie Smith

Maggie Smith is only in 3rd grade but she has a free throw shooting percentage better than most NBA players.
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Cut-A-Thon: Haircuts For A Cause


Z-Place salon in Kennewick is hosting  a cut-a-thon until 7 p.m. tonight for a good cause.
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530 Landslide Victims' Names Released

Oso Landslide

Here is the Snohomish County medical examiner's office list of publicly identified victims of the Oso landslide as of March 31. The medical examiner's office has received a total of 24 victims and so far has released the identities of 18.
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EWU Student Under Investigation After Fatal Car Crash


The Washington State Patrol is investigating an Eastern Washington University student in connection with a traffic accident that killed two college students near Colfax.
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Kiplinger Names Richland as a Top Place to Raise Your Kids

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Kiplinger names Richland one of the top 10 best places to raise your children, nationwide.
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Day #4 of Hunt Murder Trial

Joshua Hunt Murder Trial

It is day four of the trial of a 19-year-old murder suspect in Benton County today.
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Washington State Penitentiary on Lockdown

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All four West Complex units at the Washington State Penitentiary are on lockdown after an assault resulted in one offender receiving stab wounds Tuesday morning.
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Police Make Arrests in Finley Church Break-In

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Five people are behind bars tonight, accused of breaking into a Finley church.
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Olympia Street Road Closure

Road Construction sign

Beginning Monday, January 6th, and continuing through the end of February, construction will begin on a portion of Phase 3 of the Olympia Street reconstruction project.
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Kennewick Planned Water Outage

Water in sink

Crews are going to be working on the water main at the intersection of 45th Avenue and Olympia Street, and service will be interrupted between 8:30 am – 2:30 pm on Thursday, December 19th.
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Amber Alert Canceled

Elizabeth Romero

14 year old Elizabeth Romero and her mother have spoken on the phone.
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Update on Burglary Cases

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Detectives were able to serve one search warrant on a recovered stolen trailer.
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Recreational Marijuana License

Marijuana license application

Today marks the beginning of enrollment in Washington State to apply for a recreational marijuana business license.
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Migrant Students Visit College

Migrant Students

High schoolers in the migrant student program from Kennewick, Southridge and Kamiakin High Schools visit WSU Tri Cities to get some insight on applying to colleges.
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Be Aware of Putting Cooking Grease Down Your Sink This Holiday Season

Richland Sewer Lift

There is a hidden problem concerning the holidays. We all cook more during this time of year, but the grease from all that cooking can clog pipes and even sewers.
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Baby Ejected from Van After Collision

Yakima Police

A four month old baby is airlifted to a Seattle hospital with serious head injuries after being ejected from a van.
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No Electric Rate Increase Anticipated For Richland Customers In 2014

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City of Richland Energy Services (RES) anticipates that no retail electric rate increase will be necessary in 2014.
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