PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - Federal officials say a relatively small number of the unaccompanied immigrant children who have been flooding into the United States have been sent to Oregon, Washington state and Idaho over the past six months. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services says just 8 immigrant children were released to sponsors in Idaho between January 1 and July 7.
TACOMA, Wash. (AP) - A second Northwest Indian tribe says it doesn't want right-wing rocker Ted Nugent performing at its casino. The News Tribune reports the Puyallup (PYOO'-all-up) Tribe says it's canceling Nugent's concerts scheduled for Aug. 2 and 3 at the Emerald Queen Casino in Tacoma. The news came three days after Idaho's Coeur D'Alene Tribe canceled Nugent's Aug. 4 show over his "racist and hate-filled remarks."
MOSCOW, Idaho (AP) - Police have filed charges against a man and woman who cared for a 67-year-old Moscow man who died of prolonged malnutrition. The Lewiston Tribune reports that Lindsay Winter and Charles Wright were the caretakers for Lee Pohrman. Police say he was found covered with dirt and bedsores on the floor of a trailer last November.
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) - Authorities say a man from Idaho died from an apparent suicide in an Arizona jail. The Coconino County Sheriff's Office says 49-year-old Clinton Davis was discovered hanging from a ladder in his cell late yesterday afternoon. Davis had been at the jail since April after being arrested in on burglary and other charges. His hometown was not immediately available.
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