$5.5 million settlement reached in nurse lawsuit

A class-action lawsuit brought by thousands of nurses who said they weren’t properly paid for lunch and other breaks has settled with Kitsap County’s main health care system, Virginia Mason Franciscan Health.

Probe: Kitsap jail inmate who died improperly subdued

Kitsap County Jail officers involved in the death of a mentally ill inmate after a violent struggle were not properly trained to use the restraint chair linked to the man’s death, according to Washington State Patrol detectives.