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Washington Supreme Court upholds conviction in murder case

Dec. 6, 2019 1:52 PM EST

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — The Washington Supreme Court has upheld the conviction of a woman who is serving a life sentence for setting a 2014 fire that killed her boyfriend. The Kitsap Sun reports the court issued a 6-3 decision Thursday that upheld the aggravated first-degree murder conviction of Shelly...

Washington state district settles sexual misconduct lawsuit

Dec. 3, 2019 2:14 PM EST

BREMERTON, Wash. (AP) — A Washington state school district has agreed to pay $5 million to the families of four students allegedly sexually assaulted by another student on school bus trips. The Kitsap Sun reported Sunday that the lawsuit was filed in January 2018 claiming four developmentally disabled...

High court tosses conviction of man accused of hiding body

Nov. 23, 2019 6:39 PM EST

BREMERTON, Wash. (AP) — A man found guilty of hiding the body of a man after he was killed in a 2015 home invasion has had his conviction tossed by the state Supreme Court. The Kitsap Sun reports justices this week sided with a lower court, which last year found Kitsap County prosecutors failed to properly...

Washington state shipyard settles lawsuit filed by employee

Oct. 22, 2019 12:08 AM EDT

BREMERTON, Wash. (AP) — A Naval shipyard in Washington State has settled a case with an employee over claims of sexual harassment and retaliation. The Kitsap Sun reports 57-year-old Mark Swalley settled his case against the Puget Sound Naval Shipyard for $130,000. The lawsuit filed by the 33-year employee...

Man charged after roommate attack, believed he was a vampire

Oct. 15, 2019 2:27 PM EDT

BREMERTON, Wash. (AP) — A Washington state man was charged with a felony assault after police say he attacked his roommate believing he acknowledged being a vampire. Kitsap Sun reported Monday that a Kitsap County court charged the 40-year-old Bremerton man Monday after he was suspected of using a metal...