Washington state

WA State Has Paid $84M in Settlements on Behalf of DCYF in 2019

A Supreme Court decision in 2018 found that the DCYF was liable for injuries to children after they were placed in foster homes, which led to an increase in settlements in 2019 from previous years, said spokeswoman Debra Johnson.

Man Convicted of Killing Senator's Nephew Sentenced

John A. Radavich, found guilty of murdering Senator Jon Tester's nephew, Robert, in front of his then-eight-year-old daughter in 2016, has been sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole by a Spokane, Washington judge.