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October 21, 2014 at 4:43 PM

Man sentenced to 4 years in prison for torching apartments at WSU

The Seattle Times PULLMAN — A man who admitted setting a fire that destroyed portions of a student apartment complex under construction at Washington State University will spend more than four years in federal prison. A federal judge on Tuesday sentenced 33-year-old Bryan Lee Kitchen for starting the fire that burned 88 units at The Grove apartment…

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February 19, 2014 at 1:37 PM

Body of WSU professor found in park

The Associated Press PULLMAN — Police in Pullman say the body of a Washington State University professor has been found in a pond at Sunnyside Park. Police found the body of the 51-year-old man early Wednesday morning. The Spokane Spokesman-Review identified him as Scott Stratton. The WSU website lists Stratton as an instructor in the history department who received…

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January 8, 2014 at 5:53 AM

Guilty plea in $13M Pullman arson

PULLMAN (AP) — A 31-year-old man accused of starting a $13 million fire at an apartment complex that was under construction in Pullman has pleaded guilty to a felony arson charge. KREM-TV reports that Bryan Kitchen entered his plea Monday. The station says the plea deal calls for a four-year sentence for the July 14 fire…

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July 25, 2013 at 12:21 PM

Suspect in $13M Pullman arson to be tried in federal court

The Associated Press PULLMAN — A Pullman man charged with setting a fire that burned part of an apartment complex will be tried in federal court. A federal grand jury on Wednesday indicted Bryan Kitchen for burning down The Grove apartments in Pullman earlier this month, causing $13 million in damages. KXLY-TV reported that Kitchen is charged with…

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May 6, 2013 at 10:21 AM

WSU graduate wears wedding gown under robe

Casaundra Dotts Ho, right, and her husband Ben, posed for a family photo Saturday after Casaundra graduated in the Washington State University College of Veterinary Medicine commencement ceremony Pullman.The couple married Friday, and she wore her wedding dress under her graduation robe. (AP Photo/Moscow-Pullman Daily News, Dean Hare) PULLMAN (AP) — With friends and family…

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September 15, 2012 at 10:07 AM

WSU student falls from frat house window

The Associated Press PULLMAN — Police in Pullman say a Washington State University student fell three stories from a fraternity house window and was taken to Pullman Regional Hospital with undisclosed injuries. Police tell the Lewiston Tribune the 19-year-old man fell about 3 a.m. Friday at the Phi Kappa Tau house on California Street. Police say he was…

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June 7, 2012 at 9:04 AM

4th arson in 2 weeks on WSU campus

The Associated Press PULLMAN — Officials say a fire in a Washington State University parking garage was the fourth arson in two weeks on campus. WSU Police Lt. Steve Hansen told the Moscow-Pullman Daily News it appears someone set papers on fire Tuesday night in the concrete stairwell of the garage for the Fine Arts Center….

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May 29, 2012 at 10:04 AM

3rd arson reported at Washington State University

The Associated Press PULLMAN — Residents in Pullman are on edge after authorities said an arsonist was responsible for three fires in a week at Washington State University. The latest fire was reported just after midnight Tuesday in a veterinary school building on campus, said fire Capt. Eric Reiber. Someone apparently broke in through a window and…

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November 9, 2011 at 10:28 AM

WSU student injured in apparent fall on campus

A Washington State University student was seriously injured in an apparent fall on campus, according to The Associated Press. Senior Ben Kappler was found about 2 a.m. Sunday at the bottom of stairs behind the library, The Moscow-Pullman Daily News reports. He was taken to Pullman Regional Hospital then airlifted to Sacred Heart Medical Center in…

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