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Police: Oregon kidnap suspect killed 2 men before cornered

Feb. 01, 2023 17:43 PM EST

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — The suspect in a violent kidnapping in Oregon — a man who spent little time behind bars for a similar crime in Nevada — killed two men before being cornered by officers and fatally shooting himself, police said Wednesday. Benjamin Obadiah Foster, 36, died at...

Police: Oregon kidnap suspect killed 2 men before being cornered by officers and killing himself.

Feb. 01, 2023 17:08 PM EST
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Police: Oregon kidnap suspect killed 2 men before being cornered by officers and killing himself.

Oregon kidnapping suspect dies of self-inflicted gunshot

Feb. 01, 2023 15:16 PM EST

GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) — The suspect in a violent kidnapping in Oregon — a man who spent little time behind bars for a similar crime in Nevada — died after shooting himself during a standoff with heavily armed police, authorities said. Benjamin Obadiah Foster, 36, died at a...

Child welfare algorithm faces Justice Department scrutiny

Jan. 31, 2023 22:00 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Justice Department has been scrutinizing a controversial artificial intelligence tool used by a Pittsburgh-area child protective services agency following concerns that the tool could lead to discrimination against families with disabilities, The Associated Press has...

Oregon's new governor requests $1B for housing spending

Jan. 31, 2023 19:45 PM EST

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Oregon's recently inaugurated Democratic Gov. Tina Kotek plans to ask lawmakers to allocate more than $1 billion to housing and hundreds of millions more to mental health and education, unveiling her strategy for tackling the state's most pressing crises in a budget proposal...

Kidnap suspect released day he arrived at Nevada prison

Jan. 31, 2023 06:30 AM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A man at the center of an intense police search in Oregon after a violent kidnapping last week was released from custody in October 2021 by Nevada prison officials on the same day he was transferred to the state’s custody to serve a kidnapping sentence, authorities said Monday....

Nevada officials released a man, now wanted in Oregon, the same day he came to a prison to serve a kidnapping sentence

Jan. 30, 2023 18:37 PM EST
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada officials released a man, now wanted in Oregon, the same day he came to a prison to serve a kidnapping sentence.

Dolphins, humans both benefit from fishing collaboration

Jan. 30, 2023 15:55 PM EST

A fishing community in southern Brazil has an unusual ally: wild dolphins. Accounts of people and dolphins working together to hunt fish go back millennia, from the time of the Roman Empire near what is now southern France to 19th century Queensland, Australia. But while historians...

Stanford's Brink notches first triple-double with 10 blocks

Jan. 30, 2023 08:45 AM EST

STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Cameron Brink ran back down the floor brushing her hands together to signal at the scorer’s table that she had definitely touched the ball on Chance Gray’s jumper. It took a little while, then that 10th block got added the Stanford star's incredible stat...

Pili's late layup lifts No. 9 Utah over No. 8 UCLA 71-69

Jan. 29, 2023 17:33 PM EST

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Alissa Pili drove to the rim for a go-ahead layup with 0.8 seconds left to give No. 9 Utah a 71-69 win over No. 8 UCLA on Sunday. Pili scored 23 points and had nine rebounds to lead Utah (18-2, 8-2 Pac-12), which rallied twice and closed the game on a 7-0...