Although his actual birthday was last week, Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. is honored federally on the third Monday in January each year. Besides all public schools being closed in observance, here are other entities within Yakima that will not be operating on January 20th.
Elizabeth Long, the same woman who was caught on camera stealing packages off of front porches last year, was nabbed by video surveillance again but THIS TIME the Yakima Police were able to arrest her!
After Brian Henderson from KATS-FM's Todd & Hendo morning show called out the Yakima Police Department's response to a recent spate of violent crimes, YPD spokesman Mike Bastinelli offered to come on the show and answer some questions.
He showed up Wednesday morning -- here's some of that conversation:
Westside Pizza had a break-in early Tuesday morning at 140 S. 72nd Ave. in Yakima, and they want to make sure the crooks get caught. The company is putting up a $1,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of the suspects, according to a posting on their Facebook.
Tuesday's burglary took place at roughly 3:50 a.m. The burglars used a crowbar to break down the back door of the pizzeria, then