Washington State University makes deal for student housing in Richland

Washington State University Tri-Cities will gain a 700-bed student housing project under a long-term land lease with a Pullman real estate firm. Corporate Pointe Developers LLC of Pullman will build the student housing project on land leased from the school. The Washington State University Tri-Cities project is tentatively named The Vineyard on Campus. The first phase of the student housing project will open in the fall of 2017.

Cole pitches 3-hitter, Pirates rout Mariners 10-1

Gerrit Cole pitched a three-hitter for his first career complete game and slumping Andrew McCutchen had a three-run home run among his three hits as the Pittsburgh Pirates rolled to a 10-1 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Wednesday night.

Larry the Lobster: Saved from the plate, dies in freight

The 15-pound lobster, estimated to be more than 100 years old, died en route to the Maine State Aquarium. A group of environmentalists had rescued him from the dinner plate at Tin Fish restaurant in Sunrise, Fla., and flew him up to Maine via FedEx.

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Mass killing plot in Japan raised alarms, then concern faded

He wrote that he intended to kill disabled people and that his plot would benefit Japanese society. The facility where he worked was so unnerved, it confronted him. He quit the job and police sent him to a psychiatric hospital, but doctors deemed him safe to release 12 days later. In the months that followed, his former workplace increased security, adding cameras to watch the buildings where 150 mentally disabled people resided. But he was left alone, free, unmonitored.

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At Camp Trios, fun is in friendships and connection

Kids with diabetes are learning about more than just mad science experiments this week at Camp Trios, they're also learning how to manage their health and finding friends who are just like them,
Sarah Gordon Tri-City Herald
At Camp Trios, fun is in friendships and connection 1:17

At Camp Trios, fun is in friendships and connection

Dog, missing for almost seven years, reunited with owners in Texas 0:59

Dog, missing for almost seven years, reunited with owners in Texas

24 Hours: Winemaking is a family affair for the Martinez family 1:53

24 Hours: Winemaking is a family affair for the Martinez family

West Richland's Kate Moran at Democratic National Convention 0:45

West Richland's Kate Moran at Democratic National Convention