Last updated Thursday, February 23, 2012 - 10:51pm
SALT LAKE CITY — The definition of gender has stalled in a Senate committee the bill known as Aubree Jo’s Law, almost one year to the date after the bill’s namesake, 3-year-old Aubree Jo Anderson, died in a car accident.
SEATTLE -- Before Josh Powell was going to try to win back custody of his children last week, Washington state authorities received materials from Utah police that had been discovered on a computer in Powell's home two years ago. Authorities say the images depicted "incestuous" sex and were disconcerting enough that they prompted a psychologist to recommend that Powell undergo an intensive psychosexual evaluation.
TACOMA, Wash. — Emergency call logs show that nearly eight minutes elapsed between when a social worker called 911 to report that Josh Powell’s children were in danger and when sheriff’s deputies were dispatched. It took another 14 minutes for a deputy to get to the home, but by then, the home was engulfed in flames with Powell and his two young sons inside.
SEATTLE — After Josh Powell locked himself in his home with his two young sons, the caseworker assigned to supervise the visitation pleaded for several minutes with a 911 dispatcher to send help, at one point saying, "I’m afraid for their lives," newly disclosed 911 tapes reveal.