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Lawsuit: Driver’s ed instructor molested students

Nov. 16, 2019 1:31 PM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A lawyer for three teenage girls who say they were sexually abused by their driver’s education instructor has filed $6 million in lawsuits against the instructor and Portland Community College. The Oregonian/OregonLive reports the three lawsuits, filed this week in Multnomah...

MLS terminates contract of Timbers striker Brian Fernandez

Nov. 15, 2019 7:01 PM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Major League Soccer has terminated Portland Timbers forward Brian Fernandez’s contract. The league announced the move Friday. Fernandez has also been removed from Portland’s roster. The 25-year old Argentine voluntarily entered the MLS Substance Abuse and Behavioral...

Grocery manager fatally shot, police arrest fired worker

Nov. 15, 2019 6:45 PM EST

WILSONVILLE, Ore. (AP) — Authorities say a man who was recently fired from a specialty foods store entered the business and fatally shot a manager there. Camilo Santiago-Santiago, of Woodburn, was arrested Friday morning after a standoff with police and faces charges of murder and being a felon in...

AP Source: Carmelo Anthony to return to NBA with Blazers

Nov. 15, 2019 12:47 AM EST

Carmelo Anthony is getting another shot in the NBA. The 10-time All-Star is returning to the league with the Portland Trail Blazers, a person with knowledge of the details said Thursday. Anthony hasn’t played since a short stint with the Houston Rockets ended a little more than a year ago after just 10...

High court hears ‘Climate change kids’ lawsuit arguments

Nov. 14, 2019 8:46 AM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Lawyers for two young Oregonians who are suing the state over the effects of climate change argued their case Wednesday before the Oregon Supreme Court. The Oregonian/OregonLive reports 19-year-old Ollie Chernaik and 23-year-old Kelsey Juliana, both of Lane County, filed the case in...

Siakam, VanVleet lead Raptors past Trail Blazers 114-106

Nov. 14, 2019 1:46 AM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Toronto Raptors defense gave the team another reason to celebrate. The Raptors held Damian Lillard to just nine points in a 114-106 win over the Portland Trail Blazers on Wednesday night. Pascal Siakam scored 36 points and Fred VanVleet had 30, but the story for Toronto was a...

Real estate developer, lawyer plead not guilty

Nov. 13, 2019 3:34 PM EST

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — A Portland real estate developer and his former attorney have pleaded not guilty in Eugene to charges of felony computer crime. The Oregonian/OregonLive reports Terry Bean and his former lawyer, Derek Ashton, pleaded not guilty Wednesday. Bean and Ashton are accused of illegally using a...

Man gets 15 years for dragging worker by hair, stealing safe

Nov. 13, 2019 8:05 AM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A 39-time convicted felon racked up six more felony convictions Tuesday for dragging a Southeast Portland BottleDrop employee by the hair to a back office and then fleeing with a safe containing thousands of dollars. The Oregonian/OregonLive reports 47-year-old Gerald Greenwood Jr....

Oklahoma bests Oregon State 77-69

Nov. 13, 2019 2:17 AM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — It looked like Oklahoma had its game against Oregon State well in hand, but the Beavers were surprisingly resilient. Kristian Doolittle had 19 points and 16 rebounds, and the Sooners stretched their season-opening winning streak to three games with a 77-69 victory over the Beavers in...

Burgerville settles credit card hack lawsuit

Nov. 12, 2019 3:53 PM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Burgerville has an initial agreement to settle a class-action lawsuit against them over a hack that potentially exposed thousands of customers' credit and debit card information. The Oregonian/OregonLive reports the Vancouver, Washington-based restaurant chain was one of over 100...