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Man charged with conspiring to hide kids’ bodies in his yard

Prosecutors accused a man of conspiring with his new wife to keep the bodies of her children hidden on his rural Idaho property, adding to the charges he faces in the strange case that involves the couple’s doomsday beliefs and the mysterious deaths of their former spouses.

Seattle cops clear ‘occupied’ zone, more than 20 arrested

Seattle police turned out in force early Wednesday at the city’s “occupied” protest zone, tore down demonstrators’ encampments and used bicycles to herd the protesters after the mayor ordered the area cleared following two fatal shootings in less than two weeks.

Seattle mayor orders "occupied" area cleared, police arrive

SEATTLE (AP) — Seattle police converged on the city’s “occupied” protest zone early Wednesday after Mayor Jenny Durkan issued an executive order for protesters to vacate the area. People have occupied several blocks around a park and the Seattle Police…

Governor makes appointment to fill N. Idaho House seat

BOISE, Idaho (AP) -- Idaho Gov. Brad Little has appointed Aaron von Ehlinger to immediately fill a northern Idaho House seat until November's general election. The Republican governor made the appointment Wednesday, one day after von Ehlinger won the Republican…

UW Medicine to furlough about 4,000 workers

UW Medicine announced furloughs of about 4,000 members of its unionized workforce in spite of the healthcare-system’s position at the forefront of COVID-19 response efforts both locally and globally.

Father and son charged with murder of Ahmaud Arbery

Authorities say a white father and son accused of fatally shooting a black man on a residential Georgia street have been arrested and charged with murder and aggravated assault after a national outcry that no arrests had been made.

Hundreds of WA health care workers sickened by coronavirus

Hundreds of health care workers and dozens of first responders in Washington state have become sick with the coronavirus while on the job. That's according to workers’ compensation claims. This data provides some insight into how the coronavirus has impacted…