BUDUBURAM CAMP, Ghana — Henry Boley left Liberia to attend a conference in Nigeria just days after his twins were born. Now, weeks later, he can’t get home. Amanda Johnson, a 50-year-old Liberian living in Ghana, awaits her fiance’s departure from their home country for their wedding, but refuses to return home because of Ebola.
MILWAUKEE — Doctors disagree over whether the second of two 12-year-old girls charged with stabbing a classmate to please the fictional horror character Slender Man is fit to stand trial, a judge and attorneys said today.
OTTAWA — A gunman shot and wounded a Canadian soldier standing guard at a war memorial in the country’s capital today, then entered Parliament, where numerous shots rang out, police and witnesses said.
YAKIMA — Yakima County commissioners on Tuesday approved a preliminary operating budget for next year that anticipates revenue increases in several areas and hands out roughly $1 million in pay increases to employees.
EAST WENATCHEE — After listening to people who supported and opposed a proposal to ban hunting from the Columbia River Tuesday night, Douglas County Commissioners postponed their decision until next Tuesday.
EPHRATA — Gang activity, slow approval of building permits and the strain on public services from big concerts at The Gorge Amphitheatre are just three of the issues addressed by candidates for Grant County commissioner in the Nov. 4 general election.