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4 injured in rollover crash after replacement tire fails

Mar. 18, 2020 3:39 PM EDT

BREMERTON, Wash. (AP) — Four teenage boys were injured in a rollover crash in Kitsap County after the replacement tire blew out on the car they were in, Washington state authorities said. The 16-year-old driver lost control of the Honda SUV after striking a cable barrier Monday along State Route 3 north of...

Washington state man sentenced to 15 years for child's death

Mar. 9, 2020 3:37 PM EDT

BREMERTON, Wash. (AP) — A Washington state man convicted of killing his girlfriend’s 1-year-old son was sentenced to 15 years in prison. Michael David Holliday, 36, was convicted of second-degree murder in January for the death of Khayden Pangelian in June 2017, The Kitsap Sun reported Sunday....

Man in police chase, shootout dies by self-inflicted gunshot

Feb. 28, 2020 8:37 PM EST

PURDY (AP) — Authorities say a gun battle between Washington State Troopers and a man in Purday, Washington, ended with man fatally shooting himself. KOMO reports troopers tried to pull over a driver in a pickup truck for an unspecified reason in Bremerton just before 9 p.m. Thursday when he drove off,...

Injured transient orca appears healthy near Washington state

Feb. 19, 2020 3:02 PM EST

BREMERTON, Wash. (AP) — An orca that injured its tail when its transient pod swam near Washington state in August now appears healthy, researchers said. Researchers from the Center of Whale Research confirmed they saw the killer whale named Jack swimming with his family north of the San Juan Islands...

Washington state man gets 11 years for attacking mother

Feb. 12, 2020 12:02 PM EST

BREMERTON, Wash. (AP) — A Washington state man with schizophrenia was sentenced to 11 and a half years in prison after he pleaded guilty to assaulting his mother last year, a judge said. Adrian Allan Charvet, 30, pleaded guilty to first-degree assault after he attacked his mother in Bainbridge Island in...

Washington judge rules city noise ordinance unconstitutional

Feb. 10, 2020 1:49 PM EST

BREMERTON, Wash. (AP) — A Washington state judge ruled a section of a city noise ordinance is unconstitutional in a case involving two restaurants cited for violations. The judge ruled a provision in Bremerton’s noise ordinance is unenforceable because it infringes on freedom of speech and is...

Washington state woman acquitted of setting house fire

Feb. 5, 2020 5:03 PM EST

BREMERTON, Wash. (AP) — Jurors in Washington state acquitted a woman of starting a fire that destroyed her rental home and killed her dog on Thanksgiving day. Samantha Michelle Staub, 24, was on trial in Kitsap County Superior Court for first-degree arson for the Nov. 24, 2016, fire, The Kitsap Sun...