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Missing woman’s body found in Oregon landfill, man arrested

Aug. 10, 2022 22:02 PM EDT

ALOHA, Ore. (AP) — The body of a missing 27-year-old woman was found Tuesday in an Oregon landfill, according to Washington County Sheriff’s Office. Sheriff’s officials said Wednesday that an autopsy confirmed a body found at a landfill in Corvallis was that of Kaylee...

Herrera Beutler third GOP impeacher to fall in primary

Aug. 10, 2022 20:45 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler has become the third congressperson who voted to impeach former President Donald Trump to be ousted in a primary. Herrera Beutler fell to Trump-backed Joe Kent, a former Green Beret, in the 3rd Congressional District contest. The district...

Oregon ski area sued over Washington child's death

Aug. 10, 2022 19:23 PM EDT

BEND, Ore. (AP) — The parents of a 9-year-old child who died skiing at Mt. Bachelor ski area in central Oregon last year have filed a $49 million wrongful death lawsuit against the resort and its parent company, Powdr Corp. Angela and Brian Boice of Tacoma, Washington, filed the...

Court sides with Oregon governor over early prison releases

Aug. 10, 2022 19:18 PM EDT

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — The Oregon Court of Appeals ruled Wednesday that Gov. Kate Brown was within her authority to grant clemency during the coronavirus pandemic to nearly 1,000 people convicted of crimes. Two district attorneys, Linn County’s Doug Marteeny and Lane County’s...

Eastern Oregon historic flour mill destroyed in fire

Aug. 10, 2022 16:06 PM EDT

PENDLETON, Ore. (AP) — A historic flour mill in northeast Oregon was destroyed in a fire Wednesday morning. According to the Pendleton Police Department, the fire at the Grain Craft Flour Mill in Pendleton started around 2:55 p.m. Tuesday, KHQ reported. The...

Rep. Herrera Beutler, who voted to impeach Trump, concedes

Aug. 10, 2022 01:15 AM EDT

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler, one of two Republican members of Washington state's congressional delegation who voted to impeach Donald Trump, has conceded her reelection bid after being overtaken in late vote tallies by a GOP challenger endorsed by the former president. ...

Portland accuses DOJ of moving cops accountability goalposts

Aug. 09, 2022 20:51 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The city of Portland has accused the U.S. Department of Justice of stating incorrect information and misinterpreting police programs while negotiations continue about how to bring Portland back into compliance with a police use of force federal settlement agreement. ...

Man sentenced to 36 years in prison for child exploitation

Aug. 09, 2022 18:21 PM EDT

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon man convicted of exploiting children online has been sentenced to nearly 36 years in prison. According to the Linn County Sheriff’s Office, John DiMolfetto of Gates, Oregon, created dozens of profiles online and texting accounts to manipulate, deceive...

Drazan: Declare state of emergency for homeless crisis in OR

Aug. 09, 2022 12:30 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Republican candidate for governor, Christine Drazan, on Monday called for declaring a state of emergency on homelessness in Oregon as she seeks to distinguish herself in a three-way race. Drazan’s unveiling of her state of emergency proposal was included...

Personal information of some in jails possibly compromised

Aug. 09, 2022 09:14 AM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Staff at Multnomah County jails shared personal and medical information belonging to hundreds of people who were incarcerated, officials said. A statement from the county said names, dates of birth and photos — as well as medical information like diagnoses...