Local & Regional

Local Fetal tissue used to power Oregon homes
An Oregon commission has ordered a waste-to-power facility to stop accepting boxed medical waste after learning it might be using the remains of aborted fetuses from British Columbia to generate electricity.
Local Amazon snares classic shows in deal with HBO Amazon snares classic shows in deal with HBO
Amazon is teaming up with HBO, the first such streaming arrangement agreed to by the cable network, in a deal that will make available to Amazon Prime members some classic TV like "The Sopranos" and "The Wire."
Local Faster production spurs Boeing $965 million quarterly profit Faster production spurs Boeing $965 million quarterly profit
In the first three months of this year, 161 new airplanes rolled off the company's assembly lines - more jets than the same period last year. That increased rate contributed to a $965 million profit for Chicago-based Boeing Co. post in the first quarter.
Local Man convicted in 1957 Illinois death appeals Man convicted in 1957 Illinois death appeals
One of the oldest unsolved crimes in U.S. history to go to trial ended in 2012, when a man was convicted of abducting a 7-year-old schoolgirl from a northern Illinois street, then choking and stabbing her to death nearly 60 years earlier.
Local Snohomish County Council readies construction moratorium
The Snohomish County Council has drafted an emergency, six-month moratorium to ban new housing construction within a half-mile of landslide hazard areas, such as the Oso community hillside that collapsed March 22.