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Burgerville settles credit card hack lawsuit

Nov. 12, 2019 3:53 PM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Burgerville has an initial agreement to settle a class-action lawsuit against them over a hack that potentially exposed thousands of customers' credit and debit card information. The Oregonian/OregonLive reports the Vancouver, Washington-based restaurant chain was one of over 100...

Study: Microplastics in majority of Oregon shellfish

Nov. 12, 2019 12:38 PM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A Portland State University study found tiny pieces of plastic in the vast majority of razor clams and oysters sampled along the Oregon coast and noted that the primary source of contamination was from fibers used in synthetic textiles. Those microscopic fibers can be shed by yoga...

Rai advocates push for Northwest bullet train

Nov. 12, 2019 10:50 AM EST

Last week's vote in Washington state to roll back car registration fees has scrambled transportation budgets. But Pacific Northwest rail advocates are undeterred in pursuing their vision of a bullet train connection between Portland, Seattle and Vancouver, Canada. Microsoft hosted a high-power meeting of state...

Portland, Oregon, paramedics learn self-defense amid attacks

Nov. 11, 2019 3:35 PM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Trisha Preston was transporting a patient in a mental health crisis in the back of her ambulance when suddenly the woman undid her seatbelt, jumped off the gurney and began attacking the veteran paramedic, punching her and pulling her hair. By the time Preston's partner wrestled the...

Police: Woman passenger in truck that ran her over

Nov. 11, 2019 12:42 PM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Authorities say a woman killed in a hit-and-run was a passenger in the same truck that ran her over. KOIN reports the woman was found dead about 2:20 a.m. Monday in Portland, Oregon. After investigating, authorities believe the woman was a passenger in a white pickup truck but for...

1 person seriously injured in Portland stabbing

Nov. 11, 2019 10:26 AM EST
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Authorities say one person was stabbed and seriously injured on a multi-use path in Portland, Oregon. KOIN reports the stabbing happened in the Lents neighborhood about 10:40 p.m. Sunday. The victim was taken to a hospital and a suspect was found and arrested.

Trail Blazers outlast Hawks in overtime 124-113

Nov. 11, 2019 12:58 AM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Damian Lillard huddled with the Trail Blazers after regulation against Atlanta, searching for overtime motivation after a four-game losing streak. "I just turned to the group and I told them that, sometimes when you're struggling and having a hard time like we have, you get put in...

Noose found at Oregon Health & Science University

Nov. 10, 2019 2:56 PM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Officials at Oregon Health & Science University are investigating the placement of a noose found in a secure area of campus. KOIN-TV reports the noose was found looped over a construction cone Thursday. It was the second time a noose was found recently at a Portland campus. A...

Mathis scores 30 points as No. 15 Oregon beats Boise State

Nov. 10, 2019 1:49 AM EST

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Anthony Mathis was on target against Boise State, and so were most of his Oregon teammates. Mathis scored a career-high 30 points as the No. 15 Ducks beat Boise State 106-75 Saturday night. Mathis, in his second game with the Ducks after transferring from New Mexico for his final...

Maier, Gilliam Jr. lead UC Davis past Portland State 45-28

Nov. 9, 2019 9:53 PM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Jake Maier threw four touchdown passes, Ulonzo Gilliam Jr. had a career-best 242 yards rushing and two TDs, and UC Davis beat Portland State 45-28 on Saturday. Maier was 27-of-38 passing for 383 yards with one interception and Gilliam had a career-high 29 carries. Freshman Lance Babb...