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Chambers throws for 3 TDs, runs for another in Montana State's 38-22 win

Sep. 30, 2023 19:48 PM EDT

BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — Sean Chambers threw for three touchdowns and ran for another to lead Montana State to a 38-22 win over Portland State on Saturday. The Bobcats (4-1, 2-0 Big Sky Conference), ranked third in the FCS coaches poll, have won 23 straight home games, the longest...

Group of homeless people sues Portland, Oregon, over new daytime camping ban

Sep. 29, 2023 20:48 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A group of homeless people in Portland, Oregon, filed a class action lawsuit on Friday challenging new restrictions the city placed on daytime camping in an attempt to address safety issues stemming from a crisis of people living on the streets. The lawsuit...

Portland police are investigating nearly a dozen fentanyl overdoses involving children, with 5 fatal

Sep. 28, 2023 19:29 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Nearly a dozen children, including a 1-year-old, have overdosed on fentanyl since June in Portland, Oregon, its police bureau said Thursday, intensifying alarm in a city like so many others that has struggled to address the deadliest overdose crisis in U.S. history. ...

Damian Lillard traded from the Trail Blazers to the Bucks in 3-team deal

Sep. 27, 2023 22:52 PM EDT

Damian Lillard was once asked to pick a player he'd want as a teammate, and Giannis Antetokounmpo was his answer. It's about to happen. Lillard was traded by Portland to play alongside Antetokounmpo in Milwaukee on Wednesday, a deal that ends his 11-year run with the...

Oregon Gov. Kotek directs state police to crack down on fentanyl distribution

Sep. 26, 2023 22:22 PM EDT

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Oregon Gov. Tina Kotek said Tuesday she has directed state police to launch new strategies aimed at disrupting the fentanyl supply chain and holding sellers of the frequently deadly drug accountable. Kotek said in a statement that she made the announcement at a...

Portland State in a rush in 59-21 win over Cal Poly

Sep. 23, 2023 20:20 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Jobi Malary and quarterback Dante Chachere and each ran for a pair of touchdowns and Portland State beat Cal Poly 59-21 in a Big Sky Conference opener for the teams on Saturday. Malary ran for 119 yards on 11 carries and Chachere ran for 87 yards on four...

Deion Sanders and No. 19 Colorado facing their first big test against No. 10 Oregon and Bo Nix

Sep. 21, 2023 13:00 PM EDT

Long before Deion Sanders brought Prime Time to Colorado, Oregon was the Pac-12 team that brought the hype. With the Ducks' array of uniforms, state-of-the-art facilities thanks to Nike cofounder Phil Knight and a couple of big-name quarterbacks over the past decade, Oregon has...

Mora helps Timbers end road skid with 2-1 victory over Austin

Sep. 17, 2023 23:13 PM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Felipe Mora had a goal and an assist and the Portland Timbers snapped an eight-match winless streak on the road with a 2-1 victory over Austin FC on Sunday night. Mora scored his third goal of the season, unassisted in the 39th minute to give the Timbers...

Portland State scores 13 touchdowns, routs North American University 91-0

Sep. 16, 2023 20:56 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Dante Chachere threw three touchdown passes and five backs ran for seven touchdowns as Portland State shattered the Big Sky Conference record for most points scored in a game, reaching the end zone 13 times in a 91-0 rout of North American University on Saturday. ...

Forecasters say Hurricane Lee weakens to post-tropical cyclone heading toward New England and eastern Canada

Sep. 16, 2023 07:01 AM EDT
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Forecasters say Hurricane Lee weakens to post-tropical cyclone heading toward New England and eastern Canada.