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Police shoot, kill man in crisis who pointed gun at them

Feb. 08, 2023 23:21 PM EST

ALBANY, Ore. (AP) — Two police officers shot and killed a man who was in crisis Tuesday morning after the man pointed a gun at them in Albany, Oregon, police said. The Albany Police Department said in a news release that officers responding to a welfare check at 9:38 a.m. found a...

Heads may roll in Oregon agency due to love for rare bourbon

Feb. 08, 2023 21:55 PM EST

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — A thirst for rare bottles of bourbon appears set to cost the executive director and other top officials of Oregon's liquor and marijuana regulating agency their jobs. An internal investigation by the Oregon Liquor and Cannabis Commission, obtained by The...

Guardians trade OF Will Benson to Reds for OF Justin Boyd

Feb. 08, 2023 19:29 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cleveland Guardians traded outfielder Will Benson to the Cincinnati Reds on Wednesday for outfielder Justin Boyd. The defending AL Central champions also will get a player to be named from the Reds in the swap. Cincinnati drafted Boyd in the...

Nevada lithium mine wins ruling; green energy fights rage on

Feb. 07, 2023 23:45 PM EST

RENO, Nev. (AP) — A U.S. judge has ordered the government to revisit part of its environmental review of a lithium mine planned in Nevada, but denied opponents’ efforts to block it in a ruling the developer says clears the way for construction at the nation's largest known deposit of the rare...

Bucks beat Trail Blazers 127-108 for 8th straight win

Feb. 07, 2023 01:38 AM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Brook Lopez scored 27 points and the Milwaukee Bucks stretched their winning streak to eight games with a 127-108 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers on Monday night. Giannis Antetokounmpo had 24 points and 13 rebounds as the Bucks led the whole way,...

Portland makes its pitch for expansion WNBA franchise

Feb. 06, 2023 22:23 PM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — WNBA Commissioner Cathy Engelbert says she last visited Portland a few years back and watched a women's game between Oregon and Oregon State. She was struck by fans who were “rocking the house that night." So it's no surprise that Portland is a potential...

Indiana reaches No. 2 in women's AP Top 25; SC still No. 1

Feb. 06, 2023 13:16 PM EST

South Carolina beat a top opponent to remain No. 1 in The Associated Press women's college basketball poll released Monday and now has a showdown with another one looming this weekend. The Gamecocks (23-0) topped then- No. 5 UConn 81-77 on Sunday to remain unbeaten and stay the...

Eight-ingredient beef, bean chili hides Super Bowl surprise

Feb. 06, 2023 08:38 AM EST

A hearty and easy way to feed a crowd, chili is an ideal addition to a Super Bowl party. But to add interest to this savory winter staple, we reach for an ingredient from the baking world. This recipe from our book “Cook What You Have,” which draws on pantry staples to assemble...

Pili scores 30, No. 7 Utah tops Oregon, ties for Pac-12 lead

Feb. 05, 2023 19:39 PM EST

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Alissa Pili scored a season-high 30 points and No. 7 Utah moved into a tie for first place in the Pac-12 Conference with a 100-92 win over Oregon on Sunday. Jenna Johnson added 19 points and Kennady McQueen scored 16 as the Utes (20-2) shot 62.3% from the...

Osborne, Jones lead No. 14 UCLA women past Arizona St. 82-63

Feb. 05, 2023 17:50 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Charisma Osborne had 23 points, Londynn Jones added 20 off the bench, and No. 14 UCLA pulled away in the second half, defeating Arizona State 82-63 on Sunday to snap a three-game losing streak. Osborne made 7-of-15 shots, including 4-of-7 3-pointers, and was 5 of...