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FILE - In this May 30, 2017, fie photo, Jeremy Christian shouts as he is arraigned in Multnomah County Circuit Court in Portland, Ore. Christian, charged with fatally stabbing two men who authorities say confronted him during a racist rant on a Portland, Oregon light-rail train, goes to trial Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020, two years after the killings that plunged this liberal city into months of soul-searching. (Beth Nakamura/The Oregonian via AP, Pool, File)

Murder trial begins in fatal Portland light-rail stabbings

Jan. 21, 2020 8:11 PM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A man charged with fatally stabbing two men who authorities say confronted him during a racist rant on a Portland, Oregon, light-rail train went to trial Tuesday, two years after the killings in a liberal city. Jeremy Christian has pleaded not guilty to charges of murder, attempted...

Blazers make Trevor Ariza trade with Sacramento official

Jan. 21, 2020 12:44 PM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Portland Trail Blazers have acquired veteran forward Trevor Ariza from the Sacramento Kings. Portland also gets Wenyen Gabriel and Caleb Swanigan from the Kings in exchange for Kent Bazemore, Anthony Tolliver and two second-round draft picks. Ariza, a 15-year NBA veteran who was...

Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard shoots a 3-point basket against the Golden State Warriors during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Portland, Ore., Monday, Jan. 20, 2020. (AP Photo/Craig Mitchelldyer)

Lillard scores 61 and Blazers beat Warriors 129-124 in OT

Jan. 21, 2020 2:46 AM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — After setting a Portland record with 61 points, Damian Lillard knew exactly who held the old mark. He did. Lillard topped his own franchise scoring high Monday night in the Trail Blazers' 129-124 overtime victory against the Golden State Warriors. He also established a team best with...

Walker's 23 leads Portland State past Weber State, 92-76

Jan. 21, 2020 12:04 AM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Alonzo Walker scored a career-high 23 points and Portland State handed Weber State its fifth road loss in seven games with a 92-76 win on Monday night. The Vikings led by just four at intermission, 42-38, and pulled away in the final 20 minutes. With the win Portland State (10-10,...

South Carolina head coach Dawn Staley talks to her team from the bench during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Missouri Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020, in Columbia, Mo. South Carolina won the game 78-45. (AP Photo/L.G. Patterson)

South Carolina, Baylor lead women's Top 25; Northwestern in

Jan. 20, 2020 3:10 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — South Carolina still sits atop The Associated Press women's basketball poll, with Baylor in second place. The Gamecocks received 22 first-place votes from a 30-member media panel Monday. The Lady Bears got six. UConn moved up to third after previous No. 3 Stanford lost to Oregon by 32...

POLL ALERT: South Carolina, Baylor, UConn top women's Top 25, Oregon up to No. 4; No. 22 Northwestern joins rankings

Jan. 20, 2020 1:27 PM EST
NEW YORK (AP) — POLL ALERT: South Carolina, Baylor, UConn top women's Top 25, Oregon up to No. 4; No. 22 Northwestern joins rankings.
The Virginia state Capitol building is surrounded by fencing, Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020 in Richmond, Va., in preparation for Monday's rally by gun rights advocates. Gun-rights groups are asking a judge to block the Virginia governor's ban on firearms at a massive pro-gun rally scheduled for next week. Gov. Ralph Northam on Wednesday, Jan. 15, announced a state of emergency and banned all weapons from the rally at the Capitol.  (Dean Hoffmeyer/Richmond Times-Dispatch via AP)

A look at expected participants in Virginia gun rally

Jan. 20, 2020 1:18 AM EST

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — State officials and U.S. hate-monitoring groups are warning about the potential for violence ahead of a gun-rights rally in Virginia that's expected to draw a mix of militias, firearms advocates and white supremacists to Richmond. Citing credible threats of violence, Gov. Ralph...

Oregon's Ruthy Hebard, left, and Sabrina Ionescu, right, force a turnover against California's Jazlen Green during the second quarter of an NCAA college basketball game Sunday Jan. 19, 2020 in Eugene, Ore. (Chris Pietsch/The Register-Guard via AP)

Hot-shooting Ducks roll to 105-55 rout of California

Jan. 19, 2020 7:57 PM EST

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — There was no letdown for Oregon. Far from it. Two days after winning a top 10 showdown with Stanford, Satou Sabally scored 31 points and the other four Oregon starters also scored in double figures as the No. 6 Ducks rolled to a 105-52 rout of struggling California on Sunday....

Stanford's Kiana Williams (23) drives to the basket past Oregon State's Kennedy Brown (42) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Corvallis, Ore., Sunday, Jan. 19, 2020. (AP Photo/Amanda Loman)

No. 3 Stanford rebounds with 61-58 win over No. 8 Oregon St

Jan. 19, 2020 6:21 PM EST

CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — Kiana Williams said Stanford didn't get as rattled this time, sticking to the game plan even when Oregon State took an early lead. Williams scored 17 points and Lexie Hull added 14, and the No. 3 Cardinal outlasted the eighth-ranked Beavers 61-58 on Sunday. Hull also had nine...

Fencing and magnetometers are set up around Capitol Square for the anticipated pro gun rally at the Virginia State Capitol Sunday, Jan. 19, 2020, in Richmond, Va. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)

A look at expected participants in Virginia gun rally

Jan. 19, 2020 3:00 PM EST

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — State officials and U.S. hate-monitoring groups are warning about the potential for violence ahead of a gun-rights rally in Virginia that's expected to draw a mix of militias, firearms advocates and white supremacists to Richmond. Citing credible threats of violence, Gov. Ralph...