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August 19, 2014 at 4:45 AM

Slain Bremerton girl’s parents seek custody trial

PORT ORCHARD (AP) — The parents of a slain 6-year-old Bremerton girl have asked for a full trial as they attempt to regain custody of three other children. James and Denise Wright of the Bremerton area appeared Monday in Kitsap County Family Court. Also participating in the hearing was a lawyer from the Nooksack Tribe. Denise…

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July 23, 2014 at 6:14 AM

Moses Lake couple sentenced for mistreating son, 2

EPHRATA, Grant County  (AP) — A Moses Lake couple whose malnourished 2-year-old son suffered a heart attack while they followed their belief in alternative medicine were sentenced to six months in jail. The Grant County Superior Court judge said yesterday that Robert and Michelle Staats could serve the sentences on home detention, and Robert Staats is…

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July 21, 2014 at 6:32 AM

Custody fight starts car chase between parents

GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) — A custody dispute sparked a high-speed chase between a mother and father in Oregon. Police say that a 21-year-old mother attempted to ram her children’s father off the road during the chase in Grants Pass on Saturday. But missed and ended up crashing into a power pole, causing a widespread outage. The…

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March 30, 2012 at 10:54 AM

Amanda Knox parents’ defamation trial postponed

The Associated Press MILAN – The defamation trial of Amanda Knox’s parents in Italy has been postponed until next year after key witnesses could not attend a hearing. Knox was freed on appeal last year after the court ruled there was no conclusive evidence that she was involved in the brutal slaying of her British roommate Meredith…

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