PORT ORCHARD — A Pierce County man accused of pimping and raping underage girls has pleaded guilty in Kitsap Superior Court.The Kitsap Sun reported that Ricky Lee Grundy Jr. entered his pleas Monday to human trafficking, promoting sexual abuse of a minor and three counts of child rape.
Date: 08/25/2015 | Northwest
SILVERDALE, — Health officials are warning people to avoid contact with water in Dyes Inlet and the Port Washington Narrows on the Kitsap Peninsula after thousands of gallons of sewage spilled into the water during a construction project.
Date: 08/01/2015 | Northwest
LONG LAKE — The Kitsap County Sheriff’s office says bystanders formed a chain to try to pull a drowning man to the shore of Long Lake but they couldn’t save him.Sgt. Jon Van Gesen says the Tacoma man was swimming with friends when he became distressed and called for help. He went under water.
Date: 07/31/2015 | Northwest
EAST BREMERTON — Two men have been arrested after Kitsap County sheriff’s officers learned that two other men had been held captive, severely beaten and robbed.
Date: 06/05/2015 | Northwest
PORT ORCHARD — A 43-year-old man has been arrested in Florida for suspicion of child rape following an investigation that began in Washington state.
Date: 05/22/2015 | Northwest
POULSBO — The Kitsap County Sheriff’s Office says a deputy shot and killed a young bear after it was struck by car near Poulsbo.
Date: 05/19/2015 | Northwest
PORT ORCHARD — Two men who were convicted of killing their infant daughters in separate cases last year have been sentenced to prison.
Date: 05/02/2015 | Northwest
BREMERTON — A Kitsap firing range is fighting a judge’s injunction ordering compliance with a September ordinance that requires gun ranges to obtain operating permits from the county.
Date: 05/01/2015 | Northwest
BREMERTON — People in Kitsap County who need emergency help can now send a text to 911 instead of making a phone call.
Date: 03/31/2015 | Northwest
PORT ORCHARD — A Kitsap Superior Court jury on Friday convicted a jail inmate of first-degree burglary and unlawful imprisonment for escaping his cell and attacking a fellow inmate.
Date: 03/28/2015 | Northwest
BREMERTON — Kitsap County isn’t making as much money from logging in parks as officials had expected.
Date: 03/16/2015 | Northwest
PORT ORCHARD — A Washington man accused of strangling his girlfriend and later attacking a fellow inmate in the Kitsap County Jail has had the jail attack charges dropped because officials are unable to find the victim.
Date: 02/28/2015 | Northwest
PORT ORCHARD — Kitsap County jurors were unable to reach a verdict in the murder trial of a man accused of shaking his infant daughter to death.A hung jury Thursday ended the trial of the Kingston man, Hector Francisco Saavedra Ruiz, 22. His re-trial has been scheduled for March 16.
Date: 02/06/2015 | Northwest
PORT ORCHARD — The 17-year-old driver in a Kitsap County crash that killed three high school classmates has pleaded guilty to three counts of vehicular homicide.The Kitsap Sun reported that the teen entered his pleas Thursday in juvenile court
Date: 01/23/2015 | Northwest
SILVERDALE, — A 5-year-old boy who was mauled by two Rottweiler dogs is in serious condition at a Seattle hospital.A Harborview Medical Center nursing supervisor says the boy is in the intensive care unit Wednesday following surgery.
Date: 01/14/2015 | Northwest
SILVERDALE — A Kitsap County sheriff’s spokesman says a 5-year-old boy was seriously injured when he was attacked by two Rottweiler dogs at a home in Silverdale, Washington.
Date: 01/13/2015 | Northwest
SEABECK — Sheriff’s deputies say three teenagers are dead after a car crash on the Kitsap Peninsula, and impairment and speed may have been causes.
Date: 01/11/2015 | Northwest
PORT ORCHARD — The Kitsap County sheriff’s office says it appears that a 35-year-old county jail inmate found dead in his cell committed suicide.
Date: 01/02/2015 | Northwest
INDIANOLA — The Kitsap County sheriff’s office says a man’s body has been found on a small beach near Indianola.
Date: 12/09/2014 | Northwest
PORT ORCHARD — After a half century of piloting ferries across Sinclair Inlet, you’d think Willis “Bill” Nearhoff could do it with his eyes closed.“I tried that. It didn’t work,” he said, sipping a cranberry drink at the Blue Goose Tavern.
Date: 10/28/2014 | Northwest