Katherine Hessel

Multi-Media Journalist

Katherine is excited to call Washington her new home and thrilled to be doing what she loves, keeping you in the know!

Katherine most recently worked in her home state of Missouri. She was an intern at KSDK in St. Louis before working her way up to a Production Assistant. Prior to working at KSDK Katherine was an intern at KTVI.  

Katherine graduated from Texas Christian University with a degree in Communications from the Schieffer School of Journalism.  

When Katherine isn't working she loves to exercise, spend time with friends and family and of course watch Cardinal baseball. Katherine enjoys traveling the world, her most recent adventure took her to Africa! She also claims to be a pretty skilled Sudoku player.

Articles

Update On Investigation Of Fatal Officer Involved Shooting

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The Special Investigations Unit looking into the officer involved shooting of Antonio Zambrano-Montes held a news conference on the latest information.   
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Truck Found With Possible Connection to Fatal Hit and Run

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A truck matching the description of the vehicle involved in a fatal hit and run Sunday is being towed from a Kennewick home.
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Pasco Police Chief Bob Metzger Meet with a member of the Departmet of Justice Monday

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Pasco Police Chief Bob Metzger meet with a member of the Departmet of Justice Monday.
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Trios Board Members Says New Hospital Is In Financial Trouble

Trios Southridge

A Kennewick Public Hospital District board member said the new Trios hospitial is in major financial trouble.
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Former Connell Mayor Pro Tem Monica Pruett Sentenced To 12 Months For Fraud

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Former Connell Mayor Pro Tem Monica Pruett is sentenced to 12 months for fraud she committed while serving as the business manager of the Connell cemetery.
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Pasco School Custodian Pleads Not Guilty To Child Molestation

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A custodian from Maya Angelou Elementary school in Pasco plead not guilty to three counts of first degree child molestation.
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Family Says Man Killed In Hit And Run Was Walking To Better Heart Health

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Police are looking for the person responsible for a fatal hit and run in Kennewick.
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Remodel Planned For John Dam Plaza

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Richland city officials are also planning to give John Dam Plaza a facelift of sorts.
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Special Investigation Unit Trying To Fill In The Blanks Of The Hours Leading Up To The Shooting Of Antonio Zambrano-Montes

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The special investigation unit held its media briefing with the latest information about last week's fatal officer involved shooting of Antonio Zambrano-Montes.
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Kennewick Man Pleads Not Guilty To Two Counts Of Child Rape

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A Kennewick man pleads not guilty to two counts of child rape in Benton County cour
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Pasco Home Destroyed By Fire

Sylvester house fire

A Pasco home looks to be a complete loss after a fire tonight.
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Pasco Police Department Now Down 10 Officers

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As part of standard protocol the three Pasco police officers involved in shooting and killing of Antonio Zambrano-Montes are now on paid administrative leave.
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Supporters For Anotnio: Neighbor Says He Was A Family Man

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Even though the big weekend events have calmed down, community members in support of justice for Antonio Zambrano-Montes are still gathering outside of Pasco city hall.
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Pasco Police Shooting Press Conference: Zambrano-Montes Did Not Have A Knife or Gun

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We got our first update from law enforcement and the special investigation unit looking into the fatal officer involved shooting of Antonio Zambrano-Montes.
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Family Files $25 Million Claim Against City

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The widow of Antonio Zambrano-Montes filed a $25 million claim for damages against the city of Pasco.
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Update: Milky Rain May Have Come From Summer Lake Oregon

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The National Weather Service has another new theory on what caused that milky rain that hit the Tri-Cities and surrounding areas.  
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Autopsy Reveals Fiesta Foods Shooting Victim Died of Gun Shot Wounds

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An autopsy reveals 42 year old Juan Melgoza died of gunshot wounds.
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Milky Rain May Have Been Caused By Nevada Dust Storm

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The milky rain that hit the Tri-Cities and surrounding areas on Friday was probably caused by a large dust storm that happened Thursday in Northwest Nevada, according to the National Weather Service.
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What Is This Strange Rain?

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A strange rain has blanketed our area from Oregon to Spokane.
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Triple Homicide Suspect Waives Right To Speedy Trial

Miranda

The suspect in August's triple homicide case in Benton County waived his right to a speedy trial.
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