Rural Whitman County Couple Dies in Apparent Murder-Suicide

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HAY, WA - Two people were found dead in a reported murder-suicide at a home in rural Whitman County this morning.  Sheriff Brett Myers says a female caller contacted 911 just after 7:00 a.m. to report that she had shot her husband because of health complications he was suffering from.  When law enforcement and emergency personnel arrived, they found both individuals were deceased.

Owner of Jet Boat Companies Sentenced to 63 Months in Prison

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BOISE, ID - A former Kuna man who pled guilty to charges related to his southern Idaho jet boat company was sentenced today to more than five years in prison.  US District Judge B. Lynn Winmill sentenced 42-year-old Christopher Bohnenkamp to 63 months in prison followed by three years of supervised release for one count of Wire Fraud and one count of Bank Fraud.

Juvenile Escapes Asotin County Courthouse & Attempts to Swim Across the Snake River

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ASOTIN, WA - A male juvenile escaped custody from a Martin Hall Juvenile Detention Center transport officer and fled from the Asotin County Courthouse early this afternoon.  The Asotin Police Department and Asotin County Sheriff's Office quickly determined that the boy ran to Chief Looking Glass Park where he was found attempting to swim across the Snake River.

Clarkston Woman Injured in Crash West of Waitsburg

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WAITSBURG, WA - A 52-year-old Lewiston woman was injured in a one-vehicle collision about three miles west of Waitsburg at 11:25 a.m. this morning.  According to the Washington State Patrol, Jonna Prus was eastbound on State Route 124 when her 2011 Ford Focus left the highway and struck the guardrail and bridge abutment.  The car landed in the Touchet River.

Lewiston Man Arrested For Alleged Lewd Conduct With Young Teen

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LEWISTON, ID - A 33-year-old Lewiston man was arrested early this morning after Lewiston Police responded to a complaint of sexual activity allegedly occurring between two males in Pioneer Park at about 10:07 p.m.  Casey J. Gibson was booked into the Nez Perce County Adult Detention Center on a charge of Lewd Conduct With a Child Under 16 Years of Age.


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