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As campaign ad shows Baltimore homeless camp, Cindy Wendle says she doesn’t recognize Spokane

In a 30-second spot released this week by a candidate for Spokane City Council president, a brief scene shows a row of tents shaking in the wind. But the footage …

Infant found at Seattle encampment in protective custody

A 5-month-old infant found at a Seattle homeless encampment is in protective custody as police investigate child neglect.

UPDATED: Wed., July 26, 2017

City officials, volunteers clear out remnants of homeless encampment below Kendall Yards

A homeless camp was cleaned out Wednesday – its residents long gone – with piles of trash and personal belongings hauled away.

UPDATED: Tue., June 20, 2017

City cleans up large homeless camp in downtown Spokane

City crews cleaning up a homeless camp underneath the Maple Street bridge filled multiple trucks with everything from mattresses to bicycles Tuesday morning.

Crews clear Seattle homeless camp ahead of light rail work

Crews are continuing to clear out a homeless encampment next to Interstate 90 in Seattle.

UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 20, 2017

Lawsuit filed over Seattle’s cleanups of homeless camps

Two homeless people in Seattle filed a federal lawsuit Thursday alleging the city and the state’s cleanups of unauthorized homeless camps are unlawful. The lawsuit, which seeks class-action status, says …

Police: Decomposed body found in homeless camp

Police say a decomposed body has been found in a sleeping bag at a small homeless encampment in the Seattle suburb of Kirkland.

Police: Officer shoots man near homeless camp cleanup

A Seattle police officer shot and critically wounded a man involved in a knife fight Tuesday as officials were working to clean out a homeless encampment known as the Jungle, …

Kent police seek suspect after two deaths at transient camp

Police in Kent say they are looking for a suspect possibly involved in the killing of a man and woman at a transient camp.

Portland to close popular homeless campsite

Portland officials have asked service agencies to intensify efforts to find shelter for homeless people in anticipation of the closure of a homeless camping site.

Yakima weighing proposal for temporary homeless encampment

The Yakima City Council is considering a proposal to create a temporary homeless encampment on city property in northeast Yakima.