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COVID-19 deaths overwhelm morgue in Cowlitz County

LONGVIEW, Wash. (AP) — A recent increase in COVID-19 deaths has overwhelmed a southwest Washington county’s storage capacity, prompting the coroner to ask the commissioners declare an emergency to allow the county to bring in a refrigeration trailer. Cowlitz County…

Sex offender gets 25 years after terrorizing girl for months

BALTIMORE (AP) - A previously convicted sex offender has been sentenced to 25 years in prison after terrorizing a 13-year-old girl for months.The U.S. Attorney's office says Piere Ceradoy of Crofton repeatedly enticed the victim to take photographs and stream live videos of herself engaging in sexually explicit activities.They say Ceradoy regularly threatened to kill the child and her family while coercing her to send more photos and videos.