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Amended child support bill passes Legislature

OLYMPIA — Obeying federal requirements to make state law conform to an international treaty on child support is forcing a special session in Idaho. But on Friday, legislation that allows Washington to meet those requirements was signed into law with little fanfare.

Police arrest naked man in U-District break-in

Seattle police arrested a naked man Saturday night after he allegedly broke into a University District apartment building and struggled with officers who responded to confront him. Officers responded to the apartment building and found the man completely naked inside the small storage unit. After the man refused the officers’ orders to exit, police took him into custody after a brief struggle. The man bit one officer’s gloved thumb, but didn’t break the skin.