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Dump truck rolls on Grant County highway

QUINCY — Two Quincy men operating a dump truck were injured Friday when the driver veered to avoid slowed traffic and rolled the truck onto its roof.

Unauthorized hotel stay leads to burglary arrests

WENATCHEE — A homeless couple face possible charges of burglary after police said they illicitly stayed a week in a Wenatchee hotel and a staffer was assaulted while trying to evict them.

Yakima to consider offering bus tickets to homeless

YAKIMA — The Yakima City Council is reviewing options to address the homeless problem in Yakima, including a program offering bus tickets to homeless individuals who have family or friends willing to take them in.

Taylor Shellfish faces racial discrimination lawsuit

The federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission filed a lawsuit Wednesday against Taylor Shellfish, alleging that the Shelton-based seafood company discriminated against a former employee because of his race.

New Jersey train rams into station, kills bystander, injures 108 others

HOBOKEN, N.J. — A commuter train plowed into a station in New Jersey at the height of Thursday’s morning rush hour, killing a woman on the platform and injuring more than 100 people as it brought down part of the roof and scattered debris over the concourse.

Troopers out in force for Oktoberfest

LEAVENWORTH — The Washington State Patrol will be out in force to prevent impaired driving in the Leavenworth area during Oktoberfest, which starts this weekend.

Study finds Zika infects cells related to skull formation

LONDON — The Zika virus causing an epidemic in Brazil and spreading through the Americas can infect and alter cells in the human nervous system that are crucial for formation of bones and cartilage in the skull, a study found on Thursday.

Valley smoke is from controlled burning

WENATCHEE — The smoke visible around the Wenatchee Valley Thursday was from controlled burning that happened Wednesday near Fish Lake and in the Entiat River drainage. 

Death threats lead to business lockdown

OMAK — An employee and a customer locked themselves in an Omak glass repair business and called police Wednesday after a man threatened to kill them when they wouldn’t give in to his demands to give him a truck that was being fixed.