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Portland man convicted of trafficking girl, 15

Jan. 18, 2019 1:46 PM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A Portland man has been convicted of multiple sex crimes after luring a 15-year-old girl from a bus stop five years ago. Multnomah County District Attorney's spokesman Brent Weisberg said Friday that 54-year-old Anthony Curry forced the girl to pose for nude photos and dance naked in...

Measles cases hit 16 with more suspected in SW Washington

Jan. 18, 2019 7:15 AM EST

VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) — Officials say the number of confirmed measles cases in southwestern Washington has increased to 16 with five more suspected. Clark County health officials in Washington said Thursday the confirmed cases include 13 children under 10 years old, and the remaining three are under 18....

San Diego grounds Portland with a 76-55 win behind Martinez

Jan. 18, 2019 12:08 AM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Isaiah Pineiro scored 14 points and grabbed 12 rebounds and San Diego overwhelmed Portland from the start and beat the Pilots 76-55 on Thursday night. San Diego (13-6, 2-2 West Coast Conference) never trailed in building a 17-3 lead that was largely never threatened. Portland used a...

1 dead, 1 injured in NE Portland shooting

Jan. 17, 2019 8:50 PM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Police say one person is dead and another is injured after a shooting at a Northeast Portland home. The Portland Police Bureau says officers responded to a report of gunfire Thursday afternoon. Police say officers found one person dead and one injured. The injured person was taken to...

14 kids with measles in SW Washington; most not immunized

Jan. 17, 2019 5:51 AM EST

VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) — Officials say a measles outbreak in southwestern Washington has grown to 14 confirmed cases with three more suspected. Clark County health officials in Washington said Wednesday the confirmed cases include 12 children under 10 years old, and the remaining two are under 18. Officials...

Nurkic has triple-double and Blazers beat Cavaliers 129-112

Jan. 17, 2019 1:26 AM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Trail Blazers big man Jusuf Nurkic finally got his triple-double. Less than a week of coming up just two assists shy of the feat, Nurkic got his first career first triple-double with 10 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists in Portland's 129-112 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers on...

Man sues Portland police over broken nose at protest

Jan. 17, 2019 12:08 AM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon man claims Portland police hit him in the face with possibly a rubber bullet or gas canister, causing a broken nose during a protest of President Donald Trump's inauguration. The Oregonian/OregonLive reports John Rock filed a $10,000 lawsuit against the city this week,...

Police identify man killed by guard at Portland strip club

Jan. 16, 2019 7:52 PM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Police have identified a man who died after being shot by a security guard at a Southeast Portland strip club. The Oregonian/OregonLive reports 42-year-old Eugene Pharr Jr. died at a hospital after he was shot around 2:30 a.m. Tuesday in the parking lot of Dream On Saloon. Portland...

Portland City Hall protests due to 'white male privilege'

Jan. 16, 2019 5:36 PM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The first black woman to be elected to Portland's City Council says "white male privilege" is to blame for disruptions and raucous protests during council meetings in the liberal Pacific Northwest city. Jo Ann Hardesty, who joined the council this year, said the men act "disruptive,...

Officials: Contagious kids with measles at Portland airport

Jan. 15, 2019 6:01 PM EST

VANCOVUER, Wash. (AP) — County health officials in southwest Washington state are warning people who may have crossed paths recently with unvaccinated children contagious with measles at the Portland International Airport in Oregon. KATU-TV reports that the Clark County Public Health department said the...