Sheriff’s spokesman Deputy Scott Wilson updates reporters late Oct. 31 about the death of a 9-year-old boy in Bremerton. The boy’s mother is charged with second-degree murder. (Kitsap County Sheriff’s Office / File photo)

Bremerton woman claims insanity in killing of son, 9

Doctors say Amber Lynn James suffered delusions; lawyer enters not guilty by reason of insanity plea


Dozens of Centralia High School football players surround Joe Kennedy, then-assistant football coach, for a prayer on the 50-yard line Oct. 16, 2015. Judge M. Smith, 9th Circuit Court of Appeals, brought up this photo when Kennedy’s lawyer Rebekah Ricketts said they were fighting for Kennedy’s right to “pray quietly and alone.”                                Kitsap News Group file photo

9th Circuit Court of Appeals hearing focused on three key points

BREMERTON — On June 12, lawyers for Joe Kennedy and the Bremerton School District stood before a panel of three judges in the 9th Circuit… Continue reading