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In Oregon, a community responds to imprisonment of migrants

Oct. 22, 2018 11:04 AM EDT

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — With the sun bearing down, Norm and Kathy Daviess stood in the shade of a prison wall topped with coiled razor wire, waiting for three immigrants to come out. It's become an oddly familiar routine for the Air Force veteran and his wife, part of an ad hoc group of volunteers that formed...

Timbers clinch playoff berth with 3-0 win over RSL

Oct. 21, 2018 8:37 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Larrys Mabiala, Diego Chara and Sebastian Blanco scored and the Portland Timbers clinched a spot in the Major League Soccer playoffs with a 3-0 victory over Real Salt Lake on Sunday. Both teams went into the game needing a win would secure a spot in the playoffs outright without help...

Lillard has 29 and Portland beats San Antonio 121-108

Oct. 21, 2018 1:29 AM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — After making a 33-footer, Damian Lillard was asked if there's a limit on where he'll attempt at 3-pointer. "I mean, I probably wouldn't stop at half court and just shoot it," he said. "But once I get past half-court, especially at the end of the shot clock like it was, I'll shoot it...

Lawsuit: Worker fired after heavy corpse fell on her

Oct. 20, 2018 11:28 AM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A Portland cremation worker who says she was sexually harassed and fired after reporting she sustained a back injury when a heavy corpse fell on her has filed a lawsuit seeking $900,000. The Oregonian/OregonLive reports that the sex discrimination and workers compensation...

Man charged with attempted murder in Portland shooting

Oct. 20, 2018 9:26 AM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A Portland man has been charged with attempted murder after a May shooting in Southeast Portland. The Oregonian/OregonLive reports 40-year-old Samuel D. Mason is accused of shooting a man in what police say was a gang-related incident. Mason is also charged with two accounts of...

Sheriff: Man dies in fall at Mount St. Helens

Oct. 19, 2018 1:34 PM EDT

MOUNT ST. HELENS, Wash. (AP) — Authorities say a 44-year-old Portland man suffered a medical event and died in a fall on Mount St. Helens. The Skamania County Sheriff's Office said Friday that the man was hiking Thursday with a group of three at about the 6,700-foot (2,042-meter) level in the Monitor Ridge...

Blazers spoil James' debut with 128-119 win over the Lakers

Oct. 19, 2018 2:23 AM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — LeBron James' debut for the Los Angeles Lakers opened with two thunderous dunks and closed with a loss. He finished with 26 points and 12 rebounds, but the Portland Trail Blazers prevailed 128-119 Thursday night in the season opener for both teams. James insisted the new-look Lakers...

Commissioner: Officials ignored subpoenas over misconduct

Oct. 18, 2018 8:24 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Oregon's State Labor Commissioner has accused legislators of ignoring subpoenas issued by his agency in its investigation of sexual harassment at the Capitol. The Wednesday court filings seek contempt of court rulings and $1,000 a day in fines against Senate President Peter Courtney,...

Man found dead on Portland bike path identified

Oct. 18, 2018 5:25 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Police have identified a man who was found dead on a Northeast Portland bike path Tuesday. The Portland Police Bureau identified the man as 31-year-old Denorris L. McClendon of Portland. Police say based on information gathered so far, the community isn't in immediate danger related...

Intel sued for $1M in worker's factory death

Oct. 18, 2018 3:39 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The estate of an Intel contractor is suing the company, alleging its negligence resulted in him being crushed to death inside a manufacturing tool last year. The Oregonian/OregonLive reports the suit was filed in Multnomah County Circuit Court Wednesday by the contractor's mother and...