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Jury awards $27M in damages against truckers in fatal crash

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A federal jury in Oregon has awarded nearly $27 million in damages against two trucking companies and their drivers who were involved in a road rage episode that killed a motorist. The Oregonian/OregonLive reports the jury returned its verdict Friday after a trial in U.S. District Court in Pendleton. Sara Alison, […]
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Golden State’s Iguodala out for Game 4 with left calf injury

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Andre Iguodala will not play for the Golden State Warriors in Game 4 of the Western Conference finals against the Portland Trail Blazers on Monday night because of a sore left calf. Iguodala injured his calf during Game 3 on Saturday. The team said on Sunday that an MRI on the […]
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Police ID teen tackled after bringing gun to Oregon school

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Police have released the identity of an 18-year-old student who was tackled after reportedly bringing a gun into classroom at an Oregon high school. The Portland Police Bureau said Saturday that Angel Granados Dias had been booked into the Multnomah County Detention Center on suspicion of possessing a firearm in a […]
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Man sentenced for threatening to assault Oregon senator

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A Beaverton man who threatened to harm Oregon Sen. Ron Wyden on a voice mail message was sentenced to two years of federal supervision. The Oregonian/OregonLive reports that court records show James Sickler left a two-minute message on the phone line of Oregon Health Authority’s state registrar March 3. Documents say […]
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$24M Suit: Oregon moved abuser into foster home with 2 girls

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A lawsuit says Oregon child welfare officials ignored years of warnings when they moved a boy with a history of abusing younger children into the same foster home as two girls. The Oregonian/OregonLive reports new court documents say case workers labeled the boy a “risk” and wrote that they planned to […]
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Spray foam-encased kitten rescued by Oregon garbage worker

HILLSBORO, Ore. (AP) — A kitten that was encased in hardened spray foam is recovering after being rescued from a garbage can by an Oregon sanitation worker. Washington County sheriff’s Deputy Brian van Kleef said Thursday that the sanitation worker was using a hydraulic arm to empty a trash can near Hillsboro, Oregon but the […]
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Oregon man convicted of assaulting 2 officers with explosive

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon man has been found guilty of assaulting two officers by igniting an explosive as a federal terrorism task force attempted to arrest him. The Oregonian/OregonLive reported Wednesday that 27-year-old Jason P. Schaefer was convicted Wednesday in Portland of charges including assaulting officers, using and carrying a destructive device in […]
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Oregon to appeal federal judge order in murder case

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Oregon Department of Justice will appeal a federal judge’s ruling that ordered the release or a new trial for Frank Gable, convicted of murder for the 1989 stabbing death of Oregon’s prison chief Michael Francke. The Oregonian/OregonLive reports the state filed its notice of appeal Wednesday in U.S. District Court […]
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1 killed in Portland shooting

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Authorities say a man died after he was shot in Portland. KOIN reports that shortly before 10:30 p.m. Thursday, police arrived to the scene in in southeast Portland and found a man suffering from at least one gunshot wound. He was taken to the hospital in serious condition and later died. […]
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Blazers force Game 7 with 119-108 victory over Denver

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Damian Lillard had 32 points, including 17 in the third quarter, and the Portland Trail Blazers staved off elimination to force a decisive Game 7 in their series with Denver with a 119-108 victory on Thursday night. The Nuggets head home with a chance to make it to the Western Conference […]
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Trail Blazers beat Nuggets 119-108, force series to Game 7

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Damian Lillard had 32 points, including 17 in the third quarter, and the Portland Trail Blazers staved off elimination to force a decisive Game 7 in their series with Denver with a 119-108 victory on Thursday night. The Nuggets head home with a chance to make it to the Western Conference […]
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Momentum builds in Oregon to require unanimous jury verdicts

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — After a jury convicted an Oregon man of having sex with a passed-out partygoer, one of the jurors left the courthouse and wept. Cash Spencer and three other jurors believed the defendant was innocent, but after a lunch break, one changed her mind. Hours later, another changed her vote to guilty, […]
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Autopsy: California woman killed in Oregon motel was stabbed

MEDFORD, Ore. (AP) — An autopsy shows that a California woman killed Friday in an Oregon motel room was stabbed to death. The Jackson County Medical Examiner’s Office says 23-year-old Sierra Clemens of Grass Valley, California, died of multiple stab wounds early Friday at the Tiki Lodge in Medford, Oregon. Medford police Lt. Mike Budreau […]
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Oregon denies key permit for natural gas export project

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality has denied a water quality certification for a proposed natural gas export project on Oregon’s southern coast. The Oregonian/OregonLive reports that in a letter Monday to the project backers of the Jordan Cove liquefied natural gas (LNG) export terminal the agency said it “does not […]
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Oregon man sues landlord for ‘catnapping’ missing tabby

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon man is accusing his landlord of “catnapping” his feline pet in a lawsuit filed in Portland. The Oregonian/Oregon Live reports Joshua Smith is seeking up to $250,000 from landlord Devon Andrade and property owner Axford Lane LLC for entering his rental home in southeast Portland and removing his 3-year-old […]
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Trial delayed for man accused in fatal Portland train attack

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The trial for a man accused of fatally stabbing two men on a Portland light-rail train in 2017 has been delayed until 2020. The Oregonian/OregonLive reports a judge on Friday postponed the trial of defendant Jeremy Christian until January after defense attorneys said they need more time to adequately prepare. The […]
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Friday’s Sports in Brief

PRO BASKETBALL PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — CJ McCollum matched his career playoff high with 41 points, Rodney Hood hit a go-ahead 3-pointer with 18.6 seconds left in the NBA postseason record-tying fourth overtime and the Portland Trail Blazers beat the Denver Nuggets 140-137 to take a 2-1 lead in the Western Conference semifinals. It was […]
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California woman killed in Oregon motel, man arrested

MEDFORD, Ore. (AP) — Authorities say the death of a California woman found in a southern Oregon motel room has been ruled a homicide, and a man has been arrested. The Mail Tribune reports police found the body of 23-year-old Sierra Bree Clemens of Grass Valley, California, and evidence of a “violent disturbance” Friday at […]
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Audit: Portland’s pot taxes go to police and transportation

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — When Portland voters approved a 3% tax on recreational cannabis sales in 2016, they expected the funds would benefit marijuana business owners and individuals who were negatively affected when cannabis was illegal. A report from the Portland City Auditor reveals that’s not the case. Instead, most of the collected taxes have […]
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Man accused in Portland stabbing faces hate crime charge

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Court documents say a man accused in a Portland stabbing Tuesday night used the n-word before the incident and is now facing a hate crime charge. The Oregonian/OregonLive reports 27-year-old Jeffrey Larison was arraigned Wednesday in Multnomah County Circuit Court on allegations of second-degree intimidation, unlawful use of a weapon and […]
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Appeals Court overturns death row inmate’s conviction

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Oregon Court of Appeals has overturned the conviction and death penalty sentence of an inmate accused of fatally stabbing another inmate in a prison yard. The Oregonian/OregonLive reports the ruling this week found that 54-year-old David Lee Cox, who was sentenced to death in 2000, received ineffective counsel. The Oregon […]
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Tram report cites inadequate hardware in panel plunge

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A new report says the Portland Aerial Tram’s decorative metal panels were attached to the vehicles with “inadequate” hardware since the day the tram opened in 2006. The Oregonian/OregonLive reports a system of latches and tethers intended as a failsafe system to prevent the panel from falling off the tram vehicles […]
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Police: 4 stabbed in Portland recovering

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Police say four adults who were stabbed early Monday in Southeast Portland are recovering. The Portland Police Bureau said Tuesday that a female and one of the male victims had been released from hospitals. Police say the other men were in stable condition at area hospitals. An autopsy of the man […]
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Police shoot cougar seen multiple times in urban Medford

MEDFORD, Ore. (AP) — Medford police shot and killed a cougar after he was spotted repeatedly in daylight hours in a developed area of the city. The Mail Tribune reports that the 102-pound male was killed early Sunday morning near a hotel. Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife biologist Steve Niemela says the decision was […]
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Former Portland fire chief returns as emergency manager

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The man who recently resigned as Portland’s fire chief will now be the city’s emergency management director. The Oregonian/OregonLive reports City Commissioner Jo Ann Hardesty announced Monday that Mike Myers has been hired to run the Portland Bureau of Emergency Management. Myers resigned as Portland’s fire chief in January to lead […]
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Officials declare measles outbreak in Pacific Northwest over

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A measles outbreak that sickened more than 70 people, mostly children, in the Pacific Northwest is finally over even as the total number of cases nationwide continues to spike to near-record levels , officials said Monday.
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Police: Officers fatally shoot man who stabbed 4 in Portland

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Police say officers fatally shot a man who stabbed four adults in Southeast Portland. The Portland Police Bureau says officers were called to a residence at about 4:15 a.m. Monday and found the man holding a woman at knifepoint. Police say officers removed a toddler from the room before using less-than-lethal […]
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Man who killed family had meth, alcohol, pot in system

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Authorities say an Oregon man who killed his parents, his girlfriend and their infant daughter had methamphetamine, alcohol and marijuana in his system at the time. Toxicology reports for 42-year-old Mark Gago were released Thursday by the Oregon Medical Examiner’s Office. The Oregonian/OregonLive reports Acting Chief Medical Examiner Dr. Sean Hurst […]
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Delivery driver killed in Portland accident

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Authorities say a delivery truck driver was hit and killed by a taxi Northeast Portland, Oregon. KOIN reports the accident happened before 1 a.m. Thursday. The taxi driver had picked up a fare at the airport and was traveling westbound when the crash happened. The driver stayed at the scene and […]
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Daimler to convert Oregon factory to build electric trucks

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A major auto manufacturer says it will build electric trucks at an Oregon factory. The Oregonian/OregonLive reports that Daimler Trucks North America announced Wednesday it will make electric Freightliner trucks in Portland with local production scheduled to begin in 2021. The company says it had already been developing electrification technology at […]
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