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Oregon man dies after being shot in head

Oct. 14, 2018 6:19 PM EDT

DALLAS, Ore. (AP) — A Polk County man died after being shot in the head during an incident south of Independence. The Statesman Journal reports Polk County Sheriff Mark Garton says 31-year-old Joseph Sieg died in the Thursday night shooting. A call came in at 8:38 p.m. notifying authorities of the...

Man shot twice by sheriff's deputy identified

Oct. 14, 2018 6:01 PM EDT

BEND, Ore. (AP) — Authorities have identified a man who was shot twice by a sheriff's deputy in Bend. The Bend Bulletin reports Deschutes County District Attorney John Hummel says 33-year-old Brandon Berrett was driving his car away from the deputy Friday when the deputy fired into the car. Hummel did not...

AP College Football Poll: LSU back to No. 5; Michigan to 6th

Oct. 14, 2018 4:21 PM EDT

After four of the top eight teams lost, The Associated Press college football poll had a new look behind No. 1 Alabama, with Ohio State reaching No. 2, LSU jumping back to No. 5 and Michigan moving into the top 10 for the first time this season. The Crimson Tide received all but one of the 61 first-place votes...

Police probe brawl of rightist, leftist Oregon protesters

Oct. 14, 2018 3:41 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Authorities in Oregon have launched an investigation on assaults that stemmed from a Portland street brawl that erupted this weekend between demonstrators with a right-wing group and left-wing counter-protesters, media outlets reported Sunday. There were no immediate arrests following...

Point made: No. 12 Oregon gets validation plan is working

Oct. 14, 2018 3:25 PM EDT

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Mario Cristobal knew he could talk about all the ways he wanted to remodel Oregon and get the Ducks back into being an elite program. At some point there needed to be validation. There needed to be the tangible proof what Oregon's first-year coach was trying to sell was working. "All...

Snake River prison on lockdown after assault on staff

Oct. 14, 2018 1:34 PM EDT

ONTARIO, Ore. (AP) — An Ontario, Oregon prison was placed on lockdown hours after an inmate allegedly assaulted a staff member. KTVB-TV reports that officials with the Snake River Correctional Institution say the assault happened around 10:30 Saturday morning. The staff member was taken to the hospital...

Nearly 40 years later, Bend man searches for woman's killer

Oct. 14, 2018 3:05 AM EDT

BEND, Ore. (AP) — This year, the retired officers who made up the Deschutes County Sheriff's cold case team called it quits after 13 years without solving any of the dozens of unsolved murders and missing person cases in Central Oregon. Solving cold cases, it turns out, is hard. Leads dry up, evidence...

No. 17 Oregon outlasts No. 7 Washington 30-27 in OT

Oct. 13, 2018 9:02 PM EDT

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Mario Cristobal sprinted down the sideline beginning for a timeout. If Oregon was going to announce it was back among the elite of the Pac-12 Conference after a couple of down years, the coach wasn't about to risk a pass when it was obvious for the Ducks to do just that. The Ducks were...

Davis Alexander runs for 3 TDs; PSU beats N. Colorado 35-14

Oct. 13, 2018 8:18 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Davis Alexander passed for 90 yards and ran for 72 yards and three touchdowns to help Portland State beat Northern Colorado 35-14 on Saturday. Alexander had scoring runs of 9, 5 and 9 yards to give the Vikings (3-4, 2-2 Big Sky Conference) a 21-0 lead early in the second quarter....

Oregon eyes plan for managing wolves to protect livestock

Oct. 13, 2018 2:19 PM EDT

PENDLETON, Ore. (AP) — Oregon officials are proposing a new framework for managing wolves that prey on livestock. The East Oregonian reports that a possible deal emerged Tuesday that involves ranchers making clearly defined efforts to protect livestock and ward off wolves with non-lethal deterrents. If...