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  • Helpers or law breakers? Oregon standoff trial begins

    September 14, 2016 11:11 AM

    PORTLAND - The leaders of an armed standoff at a rural wildlife refuge say they came to Oregon's high desert country to help locals deal with an overreaching federal government that has abused people's land rights for decades. Occupier Ryan Bundy said as a federal trial began Tuesday that the... more »
  • Baton Rouge Magnet's Briscoe part of LSU Track contingent moving on to finals at NCAAs

    June 10, 2016 12:08 AM

    EUGENE, OR – Sophomore Mikiah Brisco earned a place in the womens 100 meter finals, Junior Rebekah Wales put the Lady Tigers on the scoreboard with an All-American sixth-place finish in the javelin and senior Chanice Chase set the pace in qualifying on the track by advancing to three... more »
  • Oregon advances to semifinal of the NCAA championship

    May 31, 2016 4:56 PM

    EUGENE - NCAA champion Aaron Wise won the anchor match Tuesday to help Oregon rally past defending champion LSU and into the semifinals of the NCAA championship. The Ducks trailed in all five matches at one point. They were up 2-1, with the fourth match in extra holes, when... more »
  • Oregon collie saved by sharp-eyed vet intern

    May 29, 2016 3:30 PM

    PORTLAND - A paralyzed collie just moments from being euthanized and his Oregon owners have more days to share thanks to a sharp-eyed vet intern who spotted the culprit - a tick. KPTV in Portland reports that Ollie's owner Falline Fate says a thorough check at the vet revealed no... more »
  • Retired soccer star Abby Wambach arrested for DUI in Oregon

    April 4, 2016 4:58 AM

    PORTLAND, OR.- Retired World Cup soccer champion Abby Wambach was arrested for investigation of driving under the influence. Portland police Sgt. Peter Simpson said in a statement Sunday that a sergeant stopped the 35-year-old Saturday night after she reportedly ran a red light in her Range Rover near downtown. Simpson... more »
  • Feds find explosives, trenches, guns at Oregon preserve

    February 17, 2016 11:24 AM

    PORTLAND, Ore. - Federal prosecutors say investigators combing through an Oregon wildlife refuge occupied for nearly six weeks by an armed group discovered firearms, explosives and trenches dug near artifacts. Assistant U.S. Attorneys Ethan Knight and Geoffrey Barrow also said in a court filing Tuesday that the FBI is concerned... more »
  • FBI says it's arrested last 4 Oregon occupiers

    February 11, 2016 3:13 PM

    BURNS, Ore. - The FBI has confirmed it arrested the last armed occupiers of an Oregon wildlife refuge. The bureau said in a statement Thursday that "no one was injured, and no shots were fired" when all four were taken into custody. The surrender of the holdouts played out... more »
  • Remaining occupiers release defiant videos mocking FBI

    February 8, 2016 3:00 PM

    PORTLAND, Ore. - The last four occupiers of an Oregon wildlife refuge have posted a series of defiant videos in which one of them calls FBI agents losers, shows defensive barricades they have erected and takes a joyride in a government vehicle. The videos were posted Sunday on a... more »
  • Ammon Bundy repeats call for Oregon occupiers to leave

    January 30, 2016 2:42 PM

    BURNS - Lawyers for the jailed leader of an armed group occupying an Oregon wildlife refuge say they have recorded a phone call with Ammon Bundy telling the four people remaining at the refuge that it is "his authentic desire for them to stand down." In a statement Saturday, attorney... more »
  • Remaining Oregon occupiers say they want pardons

    January 29, 2016 5:55 PM

    BURNS, Ore. - A federal judge says she won't release from jail three of the main figures behind an armed standoff at an Oregon wildlife refuge. U.S. Magistrate Judge Stacie Beckerman said at court hearings Friday for group leader Ammon Bundy, his brother Ryan Bundy and Ryan Payne that they... more »
  • FBI releases video of Oregon shooting

    January 29, 2016 1:09 PM

    BURNS, Ore. - The FBI has released video of the fatal traffic stop shooting of an armed occupier of a national wildlife refuge in Oregon. The aerial video was shown at a news conference Thursday evening. Robert "LaVoy" Finicum, an Arizona rancher, was shot and killed by police Tuesday during... more »
  • Oregon standoff holdouts willing to leave if no arrests

    January 28, 2016 12:58 PM

    BURNS - A video posted by the holdouts occupying an Oregon wildlife refuge says the remaining five members of the armed group will leave if none of them face arrest. The statement was posted early Thursday to the YouTube channel "DefendYourBase," which the group has been using to give live... more »
  • Rancher killed in Oregon refuge standoff vowed to die before jail

    January 27, 2016 12:07 PM

    BURNS, Ore. - A rancher who was killed during a traffic stop while in Oregon for an armed standoff at a wildlife refuge recently vowed he would die before going to prison. Fifty-five-year-old LaVoy Finicum of Cain Beds, Arizona, died after law enforcement officers initiated the stop Tuesday night near... more »
  • One dead, seven arrests in Oregon standoff

    January 27, 2016 5:18 AM

    BURNS, Ore.- The leaders of an armed group that's occupied a national wildlife refuge in Oregon for the past three weeks are under arrest. Militant leader Ammon Bundy and his followers were reportedly heading to a community meeting Tuesday afternoon when they were stopped by FBI agents. Bundy, his brother... more »
  • Oregon standoff armed group refuses private FBI talk

    January 22, 2016 3:35 PM

    BURNS, Ore. - The leader of an armed group occupying a national wildlife refuge in Oregon met briefly with a federal agent but left because the official wouldn't talk with him in front of the media. Ammon Bundy arrived Friday at the airport in Burns, where the FBI has been... more »
  • Pot states take fresh look at out-of-state investment

    January 20, 2016 3:36 PM

    DENVER - States that have legalized pot are taking a fresh look at making it easier for out-of-state investors to get in the weed business, saying the industry's ongoing difficulty in banking means they need new options to finance expansion. The four states that allow recreational pot sales -... more »
  • Armed group calls meeting to talk with Oregon community

    January 12, 2016 4:15 PM

    PORTLAND, Ore. - The armed activists occupying a national wildlife refuge in southeastern Oregon plan to hold a community meeting this week to explain themselves and inform residents when they'll leave. The Oregonian reports that a leader of the anti-government group told reporters on Tuesday that the meeting will be... more »
  • Call for supplies as standoff enters second week

    January 10, 2016 3:02 PM

    BURNS, Ore. - The occupation of a national wildlife area by a small, armed group upset over federal land policies stretched into its second week. The mother of the group's leader asked supporters to send supplies - everything from warm blankets to coffee creamer. The group that seized the Malheur... more »
  • Man behind armed Oregon band says he's on mission from God

    January 5, 2016 4:48 PM

    PORTLAND, Ore. - The man behind the armed occupation of a federal wildlife refuge in Oregon comes from a Mormon family that has been challenging government authority for at least two decades. Ammon Bundy says he is following directions from God. His father, Cliven, also referenced his religious beliefs during... more »
  • Armed group keeps pressing for US land transfer

    January 5, 2016 12:50 PM

    BURNS, Ore. - A leader of the small, armed group that's been occupying a national wildlife refuge in Oregon says the activists will leave when a plan is in place to turn over management of federal lands to locals. Ammon Bundy told reporters Tuesday at the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge... more »
  • Bundy says protesters want local land control

    January 3, 2016 4:09 PM

    BURNS, Ore. - The remote high desert of eastern Oregon is the latest flashpoint for anti-government sentiment as armed protesters occupied a national wildlife refuge to object to a prison sentence for local ranchers for burning federal land. Oregon Sen. Ron Wyden says "outsiders" are to blame for the... more »
  • Dead mouse found in Subway sandwich in Oregon

    October 14, 2015 11:57 AM

    LINCOLN CITY, Ore. - A Subway customer says he found a dead mouse in a sandwich at an Oregon restaurant. Matt Jones says spotting the mouse at the Lincoln City restaurant last week was the funniest thing he ever saw - and the most disgusting. He tells Portland's... more »
  • Woman found hiding in toilet

    October 6, 2015 8:53 PM

    EUGENE, OREGON- A woman trying to elude police was found hiding in a toilet. Treasure Dawn Shockey was wanted on identity theft charges and when police tried to talk to her, she ran to a construction site. A construction worker was the person who found her when he lifted... more »
  • Report: Louisiana docs, nurses 'pay it forward' to medics in Oregon

    October 3, 2015 12:06 AM

    LAFAYETTE - Staff of a hospital here sent pizza to a hospital in Oregon where the injured were treated after a campus shooting earlier this week. The pizza was a "pay it forward" from Lafayette General Medical Center after the hospital was sent pizza from one in Texas as... more »
  • Bush: New guns laws aren't right reaction to mass shootings

    October 2, 2015 4:59 PM

    GREENVILLE, S.C. - Republican presidential hopeful Jeb Bush says he's opposed to new federal gun laws as a response to the mass shooting at an Oregon community college. At a forum in South Carolina, Bush said Friday he learned as Florida governor that "stuff happens ... there's always a crisis,... more »
  • Train hero missed college rampage due to TV show

    October 2, 2015 4:01 PM

    ROSEBURG, Ore. - One of three young Americans who stopped a gunman on a Paris-bound train this summer would have been at an Oregon community college where a shooter killed nine people if he had not been rehearsing for ABC's "Dancing With the Stars." ABC News reported Friday that... more »
  • Oregon campus shooter identified

    October 1, 2015 10:35 PM

    ROSEBURG, Ore. - Authorities identified the gunman in a deadly campus shooting earlier Thursday as Chris Harper Mercer, 26. Harper was killed in an exchange of gunfire with officers after he opened fire at Umpqua Community College about 180 miles south of Portland. Ten people were killed, including Mercer.... more »
  • Shooter, 13 others dead at Oregon college

    October 1, 2015 2:40 PM

    ROSEBURG, Ore. - Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum says 13 people are dead after a 20-year-old male gunman opened fire at a community college in the rural city of Roseburg. The shooting happened Thursday morning on the campus of Umpqua Community College, about 180 miles south of Portland. Authorities... more »
  • Police: Man urinated on passengers aboard JetBlue flight

    September 11, 2015 4:55 PM

    PORTLAND - An Oregon man is facing charges after authorities say he urinated on passengers on a flight from Anchorage to Portland, Oregon. KOIN-TV reports 27-year-old Jeff Rubin was arrested early Friday after JetBlue Flight 47 arrived at Portland International Airport. A police report says passengers and airline employees told... more »
  • Auburn-Oregon set for 2019 opener, 9 years after BCS meeting

    June 30, 2015 2:52 PM

    ARLINGTON, TX - Auburn and Oregon will open the 2019 season at the home of the Dallas Cowboys, nine seasons after meeting in the BCS national championship game. The matchup on Aug. 31, 2019, was announced Tuesday. It is part of a series of Labor Day weekend season openers at... more »
  • Obama pitches trade at Nike with jobs, labor rights at issue

    May 8, 2015 3:36 AM

    PORTLAND, OR.- President Barack Obama is in Oregon to visit Nike headquarters to promote his trade agenda in an export-dependent region of the country. The pitch at the giant athletic wear company is the latest in his uphill fight to win Democratic support for a massive Trans-Pacific commerce agreement. The... more »
  • Debris washing up in Northwest 4 years after Japan tsunami

    March 17, 2015 10:45 AM

    PORTLAND, OR - Four years after a deadly earthquake and tsunami struck Japan, debris is still washing ashore in Oregon and southwest Washington. Scientists predict it will continue to arrive for at least the next three years. An estimated 1 million tons of tsunami debris is still floating in the... more »
  • Police: Driver sets herself on fire, jumps off bridge

    March 13, 2015 1:59 AM

    EUGENE, OR - Police in Eugene, Oregon, say a 39-year-old driver apparently set herself on fire, crashed her car on a bridge and jumped 40 feet to a park below. The woman is being treated for critical injuries at a Portland-area hospital. Someone called 911 Thursday afternoon and reported a... more »
  • Meat distributor sued after worker killed in running blender

    March 3, 2015 10:24 AM

    OREGON CITY, OR - The family of a cleaning worker who was killed when he fell into a running industrial meat blender at an Oregon plant is suing the meat distributor for $5 million. The Oregonian reports that the lawsuit filed last week in Clackamas County Circuit Court accused Interstate... more »
  • Ducks still favored, now by only 6, over Buckeyes on Monday

    January 9, 2015 11:50 AM

    DALLAS, OH - Oregon, first listed as a 7-point favorite over Ohio State in Monday's national championship game, is now favored by just 6 points. The Ducks (13-1) and Buckeyes (13-1) meet in AT&T Stadium in the inaugural College Football Playoff title game. Led by Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback Marcus Mariota,... more »
  • Buckeyes with the name of Oregon

    January 5, 2015 7:58 PM

    OREGON, OHIO- The mayor of the town of Oregon, Ohio won't budge and changing the name for the college national championship game. The Ohio State Buckeyes face the Oregon Ducks a week from Monday. The mayor of Oregon was asked to change the name to show support and... more »
  • Ducks, 'Noles ready for Rose Bowl like no other

    December 31, 2014 2:57 PM

    LOS ANGELES - For years, college football fans pleaded for a playoff. Now it's here and it starts at the sport's most hallowed venue, with two Heisman Trophy winners and the defending national champions. Welcome to the College Football Playoff at the Rose Bowl. Marcus Mariota and second-seeded Oregon (12-1)... more »
  • Crash spills, kills 11,000 fish on Oregon highway

    December 31, 2014 2:37 PM

    EUGENE, OR - A tanker truck moving young salmon from a failing hatchery crashed and spilled thousands of fish on the side of a highway in western Oregon. The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife estimates 11,000 juvenile salmon died in Tuesday's wreck east of Eugene. The truck was hauling... more »
  • Cat accidentally sold with mattress back home

    December 29, 2014 12:44 PM

    PORTLAND, OR - An Oregon cat that accidentally got sold with a mattress set is home after 10 days on his own. Roy Dufek said in a statement his girlfriend caught the cat in a trap Saturday after a woman reported seeing him in a Portland suburb. People were on... more »
  • Police say drug suspect brought heroin to court

    December 10, 2014 2:12 PM

    SALEM, OR - An Oregon man arriving in court to face heroin possession charges ended up making things worse for himself by showing up with hypodermic needles and what authorities believe was a ball of heroin in his pocket. The Marion County sheriff's office says 23-year-old Michael Durban told deputies... more »
  • Alabama, Oregon, FSU, Ohio State are in playoff

    December 7, 2014 11:52 AM

    GRAPEVINE, Texas - Alabama, Oregon, Florida State and Ohio State have been selected to play in the first College Football Playoff. Alabama is the top seed and will play Ohio State in one semifinal at the Sugar Bowl in New Orleans. Oregon is the second seed and will play Florida... more »
  • Bama, FSU, Oregon, Miss St keep playoff rankings

    November 25, 2014 6:37 PM

    The top four teams in the College Football Playoff rankings are unchanged - Alabama, Oregon, Florida State and Mississippi State - heading into a weekend when just about all the contenders are facing challenging rivals. TCU was fifth, Ohio State was sixth and Baylor seventh. The only team in the... more »
  • Only 1 SEC team in latest playoff poll

    November 11, 2014 11:15 PM

    COURTESY AP - Oregon jumps undefeated Florida State and moves into second in the College Football Playoff rankings while TCU takes over the fourth spot. Mississippi State remains No. 1. The Seminoles (9-0) slips to No. 3. Oregon (9-1) moved up after winning at Utah. Alabama is No. 5 and... more »
  • Bear cub strolls through store

    October 22, 2014 7:56 PM

    ASHLAND, OREGON- A bear cub scurried down the isle of a drug store and caught some shoppers by surprise. Witnesses say the cub showed up on Sunday at a nearby hotel and hopped out of a window and strolled across the street to the drug store. Police arrived and... more »
  • Arizona upsets No. 2 Oregon again, 31-24

    October 3, 2014 2:06 AM

    EUGENE, OR - Terris Jones-Grisby scored the tiebreaking touchdown with 2:54 left, plowing into the end zone from a yard out, and Arizona stunned Oregon once again with a 31-24 victory Thursday night over the second-ranked Ducks. True freshman Nick Wilson ran for a pair of touchdowns and caught another... more »
  • Illegal immigrant drivers put to vote

    September 17, 2014 7:38 PM

    PORTLAND, OREGON- Some people in Oregon were successful in blocking a new law that allowed illegal immigrants to get driver's licenses and instead passed a measure to allow voters to decide the issue in November. Seven other states allow it. Oregonians for Immigration Reform says the state should... more »
  • Vets find 43 socks in great dane's stomach Play Video

    September 4, 2014 5:03 AM

    PORTLAND, OR - The 3-year-old Great Dane was miserable, retching and vomiting, when his owners rushed him to a northwest Portland emergency animal hospital. It was something he ate! X-rays showed a stomach full of "a large quantity of foreign material." Nearly two hours of surgery later, Dr. Ashley Magee... more »
  • Hundreds flee from wildfire Play Video

    August 7, 2014 3:37 AM

    PORTLAND, OR - Residents in about 275 homes in the Columbia River Gorge community of Rowena are being told to evacuate ahead of a wildfire that's being fed by gusty winds. The Oregon town is about 75 miles east of Portland. Residents in nearby Dalles also are being told to... more »
  • Police: Shooter used rifle in Oregon school shooting

    June 10, 2014 2:26 PM

    TROUTDALE, OR - Officials say a lone gunman armed with a rifle killed one student and injured a teacher at an Oregon school before the shooter was found dead. Troutdale Police Chief Scott Anderson said Tuesday authorities have tentatively identified the gunman, but aren't ready at this point to release... more »
  • Police: Gunman kills student in school shooting

    June 10, 2014 12:15 PM

    TROUTDALE, Ore. - Police in Oregon say a gunman fatally shot a student at a high school near Portland. Authorities said Tuesday the suspect also was dead and the situation is stabilized. The Multnomah County sheriff's office said there were reports of shots fired about 8 a.m. at Reynolds High... more »
  • Holding breath crash

    May 26, 2014 7:19 PM

    MANNING, OREGON- A teen is accused of causing a three-car crash when he fainted while holding his breath driving through a tunnel north west of Portland, Oregon. Daniel Calhon told investigators he passed-out while holding his breath and drifted across the centerline and hit another car head-on. A pickup... more »
  • Cat on the prowl and owners trapped

    March 10, 2014 7:29 PM

    PORTLAND, OREGON- Police were called to a house in Portland, Oregon to subdue a huge house cat that attacked a child forcing the family to barricade themselves in a bedroom. They baby was not hurt. The couple locked themselves in their bedroom with the baby and the family... more »
  • Self-confessed serial killer sentenced

    January 17, 2014 7:27 PM

    PORTLAND, OREGON- A man who came forward decades after killing three women was sentenced to life in prison with no chance of parole. Jeffery Cutlip pleaded guilty to two murders in the 1970s and another in 1993. He told police he killed a fourth woman, but police can't... more »
  • Vols suspend Couch for Saturday's game against Ducks

    September 13, 2013 10:27 AM

    KNOXVILLE, Tenn. - Tennessee coach Butch Jones says defensive lineman Maurice Couch has been ruled ineligible for Saturday's game against second-ranked Oregon. Tennessee is investigating allegations Couch was one of five Southeastern Conference players to receive improper benefits. Yahoo Sports reported Couch received $1,350 from former Alabama defensive end... more »
  • Royal fall after cockfighting arrrest

    August 16, 2013 7:58 PM

    PORTLAND, OREGON- The daughter of the last king of Romania had to go before a judge to face charges of running a cockfighting business at her ranch. Princess Irina was brushing elbows with European royalty two years in Bucharest celebrating her father's 90th birthday but now she wears prison orange.... more »
  • Portlanders push for barrier at 'Suicide Bridge'

    June 9, 2013 10:28 AM

    PORTLAND, Ore. - An Oregon group is pushing city officials to put anti-suicide barriers on an arch bridge that has been the site of three suicides already this year. The group, called Friends of The Vista Bridge, includes some who live and work near the majestic span west of downtown... more »
  • Backstroke backfire

    May 16, 2013 7:58 PM

    IRRIGON, OREGON- A man tried to use the backstroke to swim away from cops on his tail after he bailed out of a stolen car. Authorities say Zachary Bartz tried to swim across the Columbia River and when he became exhausted, he pleaded for officers to come get him. They... more »
  • Documents: Oregon proposed 2-year probation

    April 16, 2013 10:36 AM

    PORTLAND, Ore. - The University of Oregon proposed a self-imposed two-year probation and the loss of a scholarship for three years because of possible recruiting violations involving the Ducks' football program. The university released documents late Monday that included a proposed summary disposition from September which discusses the violations and... more »
  • Thirsty burglars

    April 10, 2013 8:03 PM

    MEDFORD, OREGON- An orange juice carton from the refrigerator of a house two burglars broke into led to them months later. DNA evidence was obtained from the carton and it matched two the two in an FBI database. One was already in jail for a separate burglary and the... more »
  • Plane lands safely after pilot loses consciousness

    February 1, 2013 4:41 AM

    PORTLAND, Ore. - An Alaska Airlines jetliner bound for Seattle has made an emergency landing in Portland, Ore., after the pilot lost consciousness. An airline spokesman says the co-pilot landed Flight 473 safely last night after declaring an emergency to get priority care for the pilot. The spokesman says the... more »
  • Prostitution sting leads woman straight to police

    January 25, 2013 12:32 PM

    SALEM, Ore. - Authorities say a 20-year-old Portland woman drove 50 miles to reach the man she thought was her client after being solicited for prostitution through phone and text messages. But there was something unusual about the destination: It was the Salem Police Department. Stranger still, police say the... more »
  • Eagles get their man, hire Oregon's Chip Kelly

    January 16, 2013 11:34 AM

    PHILADELPHIA- The Philadelphia Eagles have hired Chip Kelly after he originally chose to stay at Oregon. Kelly becomes the 21st coach in team history and replaces Andy Reid, who was fired on Dec. 31 after a 4-12 season Kelly, who was 46-7 in four years at Oregon, interviewed with the... more »
  • Ore. woman: Boyfriend choked her with dreadlocks

    January 8, 2013 12:46 PM

    PORTLAND, Ore. - Police in Oregon say a woman told officers that her boyfriend choked her with his dreadlocks. Portland police Sgt. Pete Simpson says the unidentified woman was taken to a hospital Monday for treatment of numerous non-life-threatening injuries. The police spokesman says 32-year-old Caleb Grotberg was arrested for... more »
  • Oregon beer lover makes brew for dogs: Dawg Grog

    January 7, 2013 12:33 PM

    BEND, Ore. - An Oregon man who loves beer and loves his dog has concocted some hooch for the pooch. Daniel Keeton works at Bend's Boneyard Brewery tasting room and calls his canine creation Dawg Grog. KTVZ reports there's no alcohol in the doggie brew. Ingredients include vegetable broth and... more »
  • Could be another high-scoring Fiesta Bowl

    January 3, 2013 10:38 AM

    GLENDALE, Ariz. - College football's never-ending bowl schedule continues tonight with the Fiesta Bowl. It features two teams that were in the national championship discussion before each suffered a late-season loss. Fifth-ranked Oregon meets No. 7 Kansas State in a meeting of 11-1 clubs. The Wildcats and Ducks are both... more »
  • Survivors of Ore. bus crash prepare to go home

    January 1, 2013 3:34 PM

    PENDLETON, Ore. - Survivors of a fatal bus crash on a rural Oregon highway are retrieving their passports and other belongings so they can finish their journey to Canada. State police officers escorted some survivors one-by-one Tuesday to collect their property, which was strewn across a hillside as the tour... more »
  • Kelly a top NFL target again

    January 1, 2013 10:01 AM

    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. - Since he arrived in Arizona for the Fiesta Bowl, Oregon coach Chip Kelly has been asked about coaching in the NFL every day. The questions only figure to pick up after seven NFL coaches were fired on Monday. As he has in the past, Kelly has deflected... more »

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