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Oregon may get more initial virus vaccine than expected

Dec. 3, 2020 12:37 PM EST

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Oregon health officials anticipate receiving at least three times as many initial doses of the COVID-19 vaccine as originally expected. The availability will depend on the U.S. Food and Drug Administration giving special, emergency use authorization for two new vaccines. Oregon Public...

Man sentenced for breaking baby's bones

Dec. 3, 2020 12:32 PM EST

BEND, Ore. (AP) — A former hospital worker during sentencing Tuesday in Deschutes County Circuit Court said he was stressed by the COVID-19 pandemic when hurt his infant son. Charles Medley was sentenced to three years probation with conditions including attending parenting and aggression control classes,...

Washington State center Efe Abogidi (0) dunks in front of Oregon State forward Dearon Tucker (35) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in Pullman, Wash., Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2020. Washington State won 59-55. (AP Photo/Young Kwak)

Bonton, Rodman help Washington St. beat Oregon St. 59-55

Dec. 3, 2020 1:07 AM EST

PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) — Isaac Bonton had 15 points, seven assists and three steals, DJ Rodman scored all his career-high 13 points in the second half, and Washington State beat Oregon State 59-55 on Wednesday night. Alzaj Kunc and Noah Williams scored 12 points apiece for WSU (3-0, 1-0 Pac-12). Oregon State...

Oregon forward Eugene Omoruyi (2) shoots a free throw against Missouri during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2020 in Omaha, Neb. (AP Photo/John Peterson)

Missouri builds big lead, holds off No. 21 Oregon in Omaha

Dec. 3, 2020 12:09 AM EST

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Missouri passed its early test against No. 21 Oregon, validating coach Cuonzo Martin's belief that a Tigers team that returned four starters is poised to move up in the Southeastern Conference. Xavier Pinson scored 19 of his 22 points in the second half and Missouri overcame a mid-game...

Alabama wide receiver DeVonta Smith (6) and wide receiver John Metchie III (8) celebrate Smith's touchdown against Auburn during an NCAA college football game Saturday, Nov. 28, 2020, in Tuscaloosa, Ala. (Mickey Welsh/The Montgomery Advertiser via AP)

College Football Picks: Alabama-LSU has decided lack of buzz

Dec. 2, 2020 9:12 PM EST

Alabama-LSU has in 13 months gone from Game of the Century to not even as interesting as Liberty at Coastal Carolina. The top-ranked Crimson Tide visit the defending national champion Tigers on Saturday for a game that is likely to be a name-the-score blowout for Alabama, which is favored by more than four...

85-year-old woman killed, son arrested

Dec. 2, 2020 8:29 PM EST

ALBANY, Ore. (AP) — A man was arrested Tuesday east of Albany after the Linn County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 hang-up call, investigated and discovered his 85-year-old mother had been killed. Kris Fiala, 54, was arraigned on Wednesday in Linn County Circuit Court on charges of second-degree...

COVID-19 outbreak at employment department slows operations

Dec. 2, 2020 8:27 PM EST

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — An 11-person COVID-19 outbreak at the Wilsonville office of the Oregon Employment Department will likely cause further delays in handling claims, officials said. The outbreak “will cause real disruptions in our ability to get work at the pace we have been,” said David...

Stanford coach David Shaw celebrates during the second half of the team's NCAA college football game against California, Friday, Nov. 27, 2020, in Berkeley, Calif. (AP Photo/Jed Jacobsohn)

Stanford forced into long road trip by virus restrictions

Dec. 2, 2020 6:44 PM EST

STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Stanford's David Shaw shared some advice with his players this week that the coach's mother gave him years ago about pushing forward with positivity when tough choices must be made. “One of the things I live by, no matter how difficult the decision that you have, once you...

Man accused of setting fires at protest faces new charges

Dec. 2, 2020 4:15 PM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A Portland man who has pleaded not guilty in federal court to setting fire to a building during a September protest is now accused in Multnomah County Circuit Court of arson. Cyan Bass, 21, has been charged with two counts of felony arson, among other charges, The...

FILE - In this Nov. 5, 2020, file photo the Supreme Court is seen in Washington. The Supreme Court on Wednesday, Dec. 2, struggled with whether to require new trials for potentially thousands of prisoners in Louisiana and Oregon who were convicted by non-unanimous juries before the court barred the practice last year. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)

Supreme Court wrestles with non-unanimous juries case

Dec. 2, 2020 4:09 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Wednesday struggled with whether to require new trials for potentially thousands of prisoners who were convicted by non-unanimous juries before the court barred the practice earlier this year. The high court ruled 6-3 in April that juries in state criminal trials must...