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  • 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 »
  • NTSB sends investigators to Ore. bus crash site

    December 31, 2012 1:50 PM

    PENDLETON, Ore.- A federal agency has sent two investigators to the site of an Eastern Oregon tour bus crash that killed nine people. The National Transportation Safety Board said Monday it would look into the conditions on Interstate 84 and the guardrail the tour bus crashed through Sunday morning. It... more »
  • Police: 3 dead, including gunman, in Ore. mall shooting

    December 11, 2012 6:18 PM

    PORTLAND, Ore. - Authorities say three people are dead, including the shooter, after a mass shooting at a packed Oregon mall. The shooting happened at the Clackamas Town Center, which was packed with holiday shoppers according to law enforcement. Officers have been going store-to-store at the Clackamas Town Center... more »
  • Authorities: Oregon farmer eaten by his hogs

    October 2, 2012 12:28 PM

    COQUILLE, Ore. - Oregon authorities are investigating how a farmer was eaten by his hogs. The Coos County district attorney's office says 70-year-old Terry Vance Garner never returned after he set out to feed his animals Wednesday on his farm near the Oregon coast. A family member later found Garner's... more »
  • Deputies: Attempted burglar found asleep on floor

    September 24, 2012 12:40 PM

    HILLSBORO, Ore. - Sheriff's deputies responding to a burglary call say they found a 20-year-old man asleep on the kitchen floor of a home in Oregon. The Washington County sheriff's office says the homeowner discovered the sleeping stranger early Friday. Deputies arrived to find Cristian Villarreal-Castillo, who had in his... more »
  • Man fires insect repellent in Oregon robbery

    August 16, 2012 12:30 PM

    ROSEBURG, Ore. - Police in Roseburg, Ore., say a man who robbed a restaurant was armed with a can of bug spray. Sgt. Aaron Dunbar says the robber entered Elmer's Restaurant late Monday wearing a green hooded sweatshirt, gloves and a beanie atop a shoulder-length blond wig that was pulled... more »
  • Tsunami dock demolition

    August 1, 2012 7:45 PM

    A dock that floated to a beach in Oregon as part of the debris from Japan's tsunami last year is being demolished. The plan is to cut the 165-ton concrete dock into sections like a loaf of bread and load them onto flatbed trucks. The trucks will have to drive... more »
  • Oregon student expelled over threat seeks return

    July 26, 2012 3:10 PM

    PORTLAND, Ore. - A Portland State University graduate student expelled after allegedly threatening violence against a faculty member wants to return to the university. Henry Liu has filed for an administrative review of his expulsion. A hearing is set for Aug. 3. The university banned Liu from campus... more »
  • Details in 1970's cold case murders

    July 24, 2012 7:36 PM

    Authorities in Oregon released details and names of victims after a man confessed to two murders from the 1970's. Police in Texas say Jeffery Paul Cutlip called them and confessed to killing Marlene Carlson in 1975 and Julie Bennett in 1977 in Portland. Carlson was strangled in her apartment and... more »
  • Cold case confession

    July 23, 2012 7:45 PM

    Police in Texas got a weekend surprise when a man called and confessed to two murders during the 70's in Portland, Oregon. Jeffery Cutlip was arrested in Brownsville, Texas after admitting his involvement in murders in 1975 and 1977. Authorities didn't release the names of the victims or other information... more »
  • Man arrested after trying to hide gun in planter

    July 10, 2012 12:29 PM

    PORTLAND, Ore. - An Oregon man has been arrested after airport authorities saw him trying to hide his gun in a planter box so he could retrieve it upon his return. The Oregonian reports that 69-year-old Soren Muir Johnson of Eagle Point was arrested for investigation of reckless endangering. Transportation... more »
  • Man robs bank, drives to police station, confesses

    June 26, 2012 12:35 PM

    PORTLAND, Ore. - A suburban Portland man says he was so moved by a documentary exploring the cause of the Great Recession that he decided to rob a bank. But apparently the film didn't make enough of an impression for the 50-year-old Gresham man to keep the loot. The Oregonian... more »
  • Woman arrested for visiting a man through suitcase

    June 8, 2012 12:24 PM

    PORTLAND, Ore. - Police say a 50-year-old Oregon woman is in trouble because of her relationship baggage - but it's not the emotional kind. Kola J. McGrath was arrested Monday for trespassing after workers at her boyfriend's downtown Portland apartment complex discovered the man was sneaking her into the building... more »
  • Oregon woman wins $900k in lawsuit over herpes claim

    June 7, 2012 12:56 PM

    PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - An Oregon jury has awarded $900,000 to a 49-year-old woman who claimed that a 69-year-old Portland man intentionally gave her a sexually transmitted disease after they met on an online dating website. The Oregonian reports that it was the first time that a case of a... more »
  • Salem police ID 3 girls and mother found dead

    May 24, 2012 12:49 PM

    SALEM, Ore. - Salem police have identified three children and their mother who died in what is being called a murder-suicide in which the father also died. The children's father was found dead in a car in Cottage Grove. He has not yet been officially identified. Police say an infant... more »
  • Ducks respond to report on football players smoking pot

    April 18, 2012 4:37 PM

    EUGENE - Oregon athletic director Rob Mullens says the Ducks actively work to address possible illegal substance use by student-athletes. Mullens issued a statement following a report that estimated 40 to 60 percent of the football team smoked marijuana. The report was part of a published story that... more »
  • Boy Drowns in Washing Machine

    April 2, 2012 7:26 PM

    A couple in Portland, Oregon will likely not face charges after their one-year-old boy drowned in a washing machine. Police say the death of Ollie Hebb appears to be accidental. Tiffany Hebb told a newspaper her son used to help her with the laundry by throwing clothes into a top-loading... more »
  • One-year-old Oregon boy drowns in washing machine

    April 2, 2012 12:35 PM

    OREM, Utah - The parents of a 1-year-old boy in Oregon say he drowned in a washing machine in the few minutes that he left his mother's sight. Tiffany Hebb says 21-month-old Ollie Hebb used to help her with the laundry by throwing clothes into the top-loading washer. She says... more »
  • Oregon and Michigan State agree to home-and-home series

    March 21, 2012 8:36 AM

    Oregon and Michigan State have agreed to a home-and-home series that will open in Eugene in 2014 and go to East Lansing in 2015. The dates of the games have not been finalized, the Ducks said. In a previous series between the two schools, the Ducks defeated the Spartans 48-14... more »
  • March Madness opens with Tigers and Ducks

    March 13, 2012 8:43 AM

    March Madness is upon us as the LSU Tiger basketball team opens up play in the NIT tonight against the Oregon Ducks in Eugene, Oregon. LSU and Oregon have never met on the basketball court, and this is the Tigers first appearance in the NIT since 2004. Tip-off is set... more »
  • Police say driver gets 3 speeding tickets in hour

    March 9, 2012 12:33 PM

    PORTLAND, Ore. - Traffic officers along Interstate 84 in Oregon's Columbia River Gorge say a lead-footed driver was in such a hurry to make a court date on a meth possession charge that he racked up $2,000 worth of speeding tickets in an hour. Police say 34-year-old Jose Romero-Valenzuela of... more »
  • "Moss Man" at large

    October 12, 2011 7:35 PM

    A warrant is out for a burglar dubbed the "Moss Man" since he failed to show up in court for his trial in Oregon. Gregory Liascos of Portland got the nickname because he was arrested in full-body camouflage outside a museum. Police say he had cut a hole in the... more »
  • Fans weigh-in on rest of the season following Oregon win

    September 9, 2011 10:24 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Most fans say the bar fight that landed starting quarterback Jordan Jefferson and reserve linebacker Josh Johns behind bars is still troubling three weeks later, since it left the team short-handed. Now they say it's time to focus on the field. Police say the fight left... more »
  • LSU ranked 2nd in AP Top 25

    September 6, 2011 12:10 PM

    The Top 25 teams in The Associated Press college football poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Sept. 5, total points based on 25 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 25th-place vote, and previous Record Pts Pv 1. Oklahoma (32) 1-0 1,448 1 2.... more »
  • No. 3 Oregon v. No. 4 LSU quite a showcase opener

    September 2, 2011 2:06 PM

    ARLINGTON, Texas - The showcase matchup of college football's opening weekend - No. 3 Oregon vs. No. 4 LSU - offers some of the best things college football has to offer, a high-stakes battle of teams loaded with speedy players from marquee conferences, distinctive mascots and whatever you might think... more »
  • Tiger fans prep for road trip to Dallas

    August 31, 2011 5:57 PM

    BATON ROUGE- LSU fans doled out plenty of green today to see the purple and gold in Dallas. The Tiger faithful picked up last-minute supplies for the 550-mile road trip to Cowboys Stadium. Some fans spared no expense and rented a luxury RV for the trip. "Compared... more »
  • Firebomb Suspect Railed against Muslims

    August 25, 2011 7:48 PM

    A man arrested for firebombing a mosque in Corvallis, Oregon had ranted against Muslims in previous encounters with police saying Christians can also take part in jihad. Cody Crawford was arrested Wednesday and is charged with setting fire to the mosque two days after the FBI arrested a Somali-American for... more »
  • Yard Sales to Pay for Cancer Treatment Shut Down

    August 18, 2011 7:31 PM

    The city of Salem, Oregon shut down the backyard garage sales a woman was using to pay her medical bills for treatment of terminal bone marrow cancer. Jan Cline lost her job and used the sales for income after she was diagnosed with cancer. A neighbor complained after... more »
  • 7 women accuse Oregon anesthesiologist of sex abuse

    August 9, 2011 1:00 PM

    THE DALLES, Ore. - Five more women have accused an anesthesiologist at an Oregon hospital of sexual abuse, bringing the total to seven. The Oregonian reports Dr. Frederick George Field was charged with rape and felony sexual abuse in an arraignment Monday, based on the new allegations. A... more »
  • Oregon woman develops foreign accent after dental surgery

    June 5, 2011 3:43 PM

    SALEM, Ore.- She has a British-sounding accent, but she's never been to Europe. Karen Butler woke up from dental surgery one day talking funny. A year and a half later her "foreign" accent remains, and her story has traveled around the world. The 56-year-old tax consultant from Toledo,... more »
  • Doctor Operates on Wrong Eye

    April 19, 2011 7:36 PM

    Parents may sue a doctor who operated on the wrong eye of their four year old son. The surgery was performed in Portland,Oregon by Dr. Shawn Goodmen who did not return messages for comment. Dale Matlock and Tasha Gaul say the surgery was supposed to prevent Jesse Matlock's right eye... more »
  • WBRZ to air LSU season-opener against Oregon

    April 13, 2011 11:04 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The Tigers will play their season-opener on a nationwide stage this fall when they face Oregon on network television. ABC announced Wednesday it will televise the Cowboys Classic on WBRZ as the premier matchup for college football's opening weekend. The Tigers will take on the... more »
  • Oregon car theft suspect asks officer for a ride

    March 4, 2011 12:52 PM

    SALEM, Ore. - An Oregon car theft suspect who took off on foot in Salem was able to flag down a motorist for a ride. The only problem: the helpful driver was an undercover police officer. The Statesman Journal reports the officer had been looking for the suspect... more »
  • Dad, son sentenced to death in Oregon bank bombing

    December 22, 2010 3:00 PM

    SALEM, Ore. - A jury has handed down death sentences for a man and his son who were convicted of planting a bomb that killed two Oregon police officers. The sentences for 59-year-old Bruce Turnidge and 34-year-old Joshua Turnidge were read in a Salem courtroom Wednesday. Prosecutors say the pair... more »
  • What's in a Name?

    December 6, 2010 7:17 PM

    A man in Oregon was so inspired by a television show he changed his name from Smith to Awesome. Douglas Allen Smith, Jr. says he changed his name to Captain Awesome because of the character in the NBC show "Chuck"-Dr. Devon "Captain Awesome" Woodcomb. He says he found it funny... more »
  • Auburn No. 1 in latest AP poll

    December 5, 2010 2:16 PM

    Auburn rode its overwhelming win in the Southeastern Conference championship game to its first No. 1 ranking in The Associated Press college football poll since 1985. The Tigers (13-0) jumped Oregon (12-0), which had been on top the last seven weeks, after beating South Carolina 56-17 on Saturday at... more »
  • Official: FBI tipped off to investigate teenager

    November 27, 2010 1:09 PM

    WASHINGTON - A law enforcement official says federal agents began investigating the suspect in the Christmas tree bombing plot in Portland, Ore., after receiving a tip from someone who was concerned about the teenager. The official tells The Associated Press that Mohamed Osman Mohamud was acting on his own -... more »
  • Oregon runs over Arizona

    November 26, 2010 10:12 PM

    EUGENE, Ore. -- Darron Thomas passed for three touchdowns and ran for another and top-ranked Oregon earned at least a share of a second consecutive Pac-10 title with a 48-29 victory over Arizona (No. 21 AP) on Friday night. LaMichael James shrugged off talk of an injury to run for... more »
  • Dirty dancing forces Oregon school to cancel formal

    November 11, 2010 12:39 PM

    PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - Frustrated teachers who have been unable to stop students from grinding on the dance floor have canceled the winter formal at an Oregon high school. Vice Principal Pam Joyner tells The Oregonian chaperones have tried everything to prevent the inappropriate contact - lectures, shining flashlights,... more »
  • Trooper tickets 82-year old going 110 mph

    October 15, 2010 12:45 PM

    Oregon State Police gave an 82-year-old woman a ticket for driving 28 miles per hour over her age and twice the posted speed limit of 55 mph. KVAL-TV reports a trooper spotted Marcia Brandon's car going 110 mph Thursday on Highway 26 west of Gresham. She said she... more »
  • Police: Oregon mom robbed bank, picked up kids

    September 22, 2010 1:04 PM

    Police in southern Oregon say a woman charged with robbing a bank in Grants Pass stopped to pick up her children at school on the way home. The Grants Pass Daily Courier reported a woman walked into an Umpqua Bank branch shortly after 2 p.m. Monday, handed the teller... more »
  • Don't forget to Pick Up the Kids after the Bank Job

    September 21, 2010 7:57 PM

    A woman accused of robbing a bank in Oregon stopped to pick up her kids on the way home. Police say Erica F. Anderson walked into the bank, handed the teller a note demanding cash, then drove off in a car with a man. A witness gave police a description... more »
  • Lafayette man acquitted in 2009 death

    September 16, 2010 7:51 AM

    A jury has found a Lafayette man innocent in the February 2009 death of a 31-year-old man from Salem, Oregon. The Advocate reports 34-year-old Marshall Guillot was charged in June 2009 with manslaughter in Scott Halter's death. Police said Halter died of a head injury suffered during a fight with... more »
  • LSU to open 2011 against Oregon at Cowboy Stadium

    September 7, 2010 3:13 PM

    LSU will open the 2011 season against Pac-10 power Oregon in Cowboy Stadium in Arlington, Texas, vice chancellor and director of athletics Joe Alleva announced on Tuesday. Billed as the "Cowboys Classic", LSU and Oregon will square off for the fourth time in football in what is the home of... more »
  • 18 Oreg. football players hospitalized after camp

    August 22, 2010 10:12 AM

    Eighteen Oregon high school football players have been hospitalized after they experienced painful swelling in their arms during a fall camp. Three of the McMinnville High School athletes required surgery this week. They were experiencing "compartment syndrome," which led to triceps swelling and pain. Authorities say the cause is not... more »
  • Sex allegation against Gore reopened by Police

    July 1, 2010 8:27 PM

    Police in Oregon won't say why they reopened an investigation into sex allegations against Al Gore but the Gore camp says it will only benefit the former Vice President. A massage therapist claims Gore made unwanted advances during an appointment in 2006 at a hotel in Portland. She says Gore... more »
  • 2 arrests after body parts found in California river

    June 11, 2010 12:45 PM

    Police have arrested a woman in California and her son in Oregon after body parts belonging to the woman's husband washed up on the banks of the Sacramento River. Since November, a severed leg, torso, two arms and a severed head have been found on the bank. The... more »
  • Baby Elk left on doorstep

    June 1, 2010 8:28 PM

    A baby elk estimated to be about 2 weeks old was left on the doorstep of the U.S. Forest Service office in La Grande, Oregon. Now, wildlife experts are looking for the person who dropped it off to find out where it came from so it can be reunited with... more »
  • `Deadliest Catch' crewman convicted of robberies

    May 13, 2010 10:16 AM

    A crab boat deckhand who appeared on the "Deadliest Catch" reality show has pleaded guilty to three Oregon bank robbery charges and been sentenced to nine years in prison. The shackled 23-year-old Joshua Tell Warner apologized to tellers who attended the hearing Wednesday in Lane County Circuit Court. ... more »
  • Faith Healers get prison time for son's death

    March 8, 2010 8:19 PM

    A couple in Oregon who believe in faith healing got 16-months in prison on charges of negligent homicide in the death of their son who had a urinary tract blockage. Jeff and Marci Beagley failed to get medical help for their 16-year-old son, Neil. The judge says he hoped the... more »
  • Burning bagel empties City Hall

    January 27, 2010 8:14 PM

    An overdone bagel in the break room of the mayor's office in Portland, Oregon forced the evacuation of City Hall. The building was emptied for about 20-minutes as firefighters pinpointed the source of smoke. What they found was a burning bagel in a toaster oven. No word on what type... more »

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