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San Antonio Spurs forward DeMar DeRozan, right, drives to the basket on Portland Trail Blazers guard Rodney Hood, right, during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Portland, Ore., Monday, Jan. 18, 2021.  (AP Photo/Steve Dykes)

Aldridge, DeRozan lead Spurs over Trail Blazers 125-104

Jan. 18, 2021 6:45 PM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — LaMarcus Aldridge had 22 points, DeMar DeRozan had 20 points and 11 assists and the San Antonio Spurs defeated the Portland Trail Blazers 125-104 on Monday. Rudy Gay and Patty Mills came off the bench for 21 points apiece as the Spurs reserves outscored Portland backups 59-24. Reserve...

Portland police investigate double slaying

Jan. 17, 2021 12:40 PM EST

PORTLAND (AP) — Portland Police were investigating an early morning double homicide on Sunday in the city’s Centennial neighborhood. The victims' bodies were found when officers responded to the area at about 3:30 a.m. after a caller reported a shooting. Homicide Division detectives were...

Atlanta Hawks center Clint Capela, center, shoots between Portland Trail Blazers forward Carmelo Anthony, left, and guard CJ McCollum, right, during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Portland, Ore., Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021. (AP Photo/Craig Mitchelldyer)

Lillard helps Blazers rally for a 112-106 win over Hawks

Jan. 17, 2021 1:30 AM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Damian Lillard scored 36 points and the Portland Trail Blazers rebounded from a first-half deficit to beat the Atlanta Hawks 112-106 on Saturday night. Enes Kanter added 12 points, 15 rebounds and five blocks for the Blazers, who have won five of their last six. Guard CJ McCollum...

Man arrested in fatal hit-and-run in Portland

Jan. 16, 2021 2:57 PM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Portland police say they've arrested a driver who struck and killed a pedestrian in November. The pedestrian, 27-year-old Daniel Lopez-Herrera, died 10 days after being hit on Southeast Stark Street the evening of Nov. 17. Witnesses reported the driver fled. In a news release...

FILE - In this Jan. 11, 2021, file photo, Florence Mullins, 89, sits in a chair as a family member holds her place in a long line to receive a COVID-19 vaccine at Fair Park in Dallas. Uncertainty over the pace of federal COVID-19 vaccine allotments triggered anger and confusion Friday, Jan. 15, 2021, in some states where officials worried that expected shipments would not be forthcoming.  (Smiley N. Pool/The Dallas Morning News via AP)

Governors complain over pace of COVID-19 vaccine shipments

Jan. 15, 2021 10:58 PM EST

Governors bitterly accused the Trump administration Friday of deceiving the states about the amount of COVID-19 vaccine they can expect to receive as they ramp up vaccinations for senior citizens and others. But the government attributed the anger to confusion and misguided expectations on the part of the states....

Oregon reports 1st case of United Kingdom COVID-19 variant

Jan. 15, 2021 9:53 PM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Oregon health officials have confirmed the state’s first case of the COVID-19 variant that’s been seen in the United Kingdom. The Oregon Health Authority (OHA) said on Friday that a Multnomah County resident with no known travel history had tested positive for the...

Oregon governor: Vaccination plans have to be scaled back

Jan. 15, 2021 8:45 PM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Gov. Kate Brown said Friday that plans to vaccinate Oregon residents over 65 starting next week would have to be delayed and scaled back substantially as she accused the Trump administration of backtracking on a promise of more than 100,000 additional doses of the COVID-19 vaccine...

FILE - In this Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021 file photo, supporters of President Donald Trump climb the West wall of the the U.S. Capitol in Washington. On Friday, Jan. 15, 2021, The Associated Press reported on posts circulating online incorrectly asserting that the Insurrection Act has been secretly signed by President Donald Trump. The president did not invoked the Insurrection Act of 1807 in an effort to stay in office. To do so he would have to make a public declaration giving clear reasons for the move, which allows a president to call on the military to address a domestic crisis. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

Jan. 15, 2021 1:20 PM EST

A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked them out. Here are the facts: ___ Videos do not show Capitol rioters on no-fly list who were removed from flights...

Teen accused of causing $46K in damage in Portland ‘riot’

Jan. 15, 2021 11:27 AM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A teen demonstrator arrested two weeks ago is accused of causing more than $46,000 in damage at a Portland protest, police say. The 15-year-old Columbia County boy is accused of burglary, rioting and other charges, according to Portland police. Police said he was arrested on a warrant...

Indiana Pacers forward Domantas Sabonis, right, shoots over Portland Trail Blazers center Jusuf Nurkic during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Portland, Ore., Thursday, Jan. 14, 2021. (AP Photo/Craig Mitchelldyer)

Sabonis has 23 pts, 15 boards as Pacers down Blazers 111-87

Jan. 15, 2021 1:30 AM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Indiana Pacers figured if they slowed down Damian Lillard and CJ McCollum, they'd have a good chance against the Portland Trail Blazers. The tactic worked. Domantas Sabonis had 23 points and 15 rebounds, and Indiana held Portland's dynamic backcourt duo in check for a 111-87...