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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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0 Comments | More in Education, The Blotter | Topics: death investigation, Pullman, Washington State University

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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0 Comments | More in The Blotter | Topics: arson, Pullman, U.S. District Court

May 6, 2013 at 10:21 AM

WSU graduate wears wedding gown under robe

PULLMAN (AP) — With friends and family already gathered for her graduation from Washington State University, Cassie Dotts thought it would be a good time for another ceremony — her wedding. She married University of Idaho fisheries science graduate Ben Ho in a ceremony on Friday in Moscow, Idaho. Then she received her doctorate in…

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November 23, 2012 at 6:54 AM

Friday Memo: Man punches, kills dog … Apple Cup … Tunnel money

Jail time for killing a dog: What causes someone to hit an aging dog, and so hard it has to be put down? Daniel Joseph Heidt, 25,  pleaded guilty to first-degree animal cruelty earlier this week for punching the dog he was watching for someone else. The Kitsap Sun reports. It’s still November. More

0 Comments | More in Morning Memo | Topics: Apple Cup, Black Friday, Covington

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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0 Comments | More in Education | Topics: arson, campus, fire

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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