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Pilot injured as plane crashes into backyard in Port Orchard

Jul. 9, 2020 12:26 PM EDT

PORT ORCHARD, Wash. (AP) — At least one person was seriously injured when a plane crashed into the backyard of a Port Orchard home Wednesday afternoon. KOMO-TV reports the Cessna 150 plane went down into the trees along Genesis Avenue just before 4 p.m., according to the Kitsap County Sheriff’s...

Financial union members wearing face masks to help protect against the spread of the new coronavirus attend a rally against government's financial policy in front of the Financial Supervisory Service in Seoul, Monday, June 29, 2020. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)

The Latest: SKorea sees COVID-19 cases spread beyond capital

Jun. 29, 2020 10:37 PM EDT

SEOUL, South Korea -- South Korea has reported 43 newly confirmed cases of COVID-19 from across the country as infections begin to spread beyond the greater capital area, which has been at the center of a virus resurgence since late May. The figures announced by South Korea’s Centers for Disease Control...

Washington tribes sue insurance group for virus coverage

Jun. 29, 2020 3:45 PM EDT

BREMERTON, Wash. (AP) — Two Washington state Native tribes sued a group of insurance providers they said have not covered claims for business losses resulting from the coronavirus. The Suquamish and Port Gamble S’Klallam tribes and their business arms filed separate lawsuits against Tribal First...

USS Theodore Roosevelt aircraft carrier headed to Bremerton

Jun. 18, 2020 4:05 PM EDT

BREMERTON, Wash. (AP) — The Navy announced Wednesday that the USS Theodore Roosevelt aircraft carrier will come to Bremerton for an overhaul in 2021. The Roosevelt made worldwide headlines earlier this year after being sidelined in Guam because of a coronavirus outbreak aboard the carrier. It is one of...

Kitsap coroner to determine cause of jail inmate death

Jun. 15, 2020 11:24 AM EDT

PORT ORCHARD, Wash. (AP) — The investigation into the death last month of a Kitsap County Jail inmate accused of murder is awaiting a report from the county coroner to determine the cause of death, according to a statement from the Washington State Patrol. The report is expected in about six to seven...

New details released about Kitsap County Jail inmate death

May. 26, 2020 4:40 PM EDT

BREMERTON, Wash. (AP) — New details have been released in an ongoing investigation about the death of a Kitsap County Jail inmate charged with first-degree murder after six corrections officers were involved in restraining him before his death. Sean Michael Howell, 28, was booked into the jail on May 8...

Man accused in woman's murder dies after jail altercation

May. 16, 2020 9:31 AM EDT

BREMERTON, Wash. (AP) — A murder suspect critically injured in the Kitsap County Jail on Saturday died in the hospital Friday morning, according to a statement from the Washington State Patrol. Sean Michael Howell, 28, told Bremerton police detectives he killed Sabrina Olson-Smith, 23, at his residence May...