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Royal Navy sailors hospitalized after drinking water on ship

Feb. 04, 2023 05:03 AM EST

LONDON (AP) — A Royal Navy warship has returned to port in Britain after several sailors got sick from the vessel’s drinking water, officials said Saturday The navy said frigate HMS Portland had returned to its base at Portsmouth on England’s south coast on Friday “as a...

Blazers rally from 20 down to end Wizards' win streak

Feb. 03, 2023 22:37 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Anfernee Simons scored 20 of his 33 points in the third quarter and the Portland Trail Blazers erased a 20-point deficit, snapping Washington's six-game winning streak Friday night with a 124-116 victory over the Wizards. Simons made six of Portland's nine...

Portland cop fired for leaking false allegations reinstated

Feb. 03, 2023 17:33 PM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A former Portland police officer and union leader has been reinstated to the force after he was fired last spring for leaking a false complaint about a city official, according to a report filed this week with the Oregon Employment Relations Board. Mayor Ted...

New England knows winter, but why so dangerously cold?

Feb. 03, 2023 16:34 PM EST

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — New Englanders are used to cold temperatures, but a combination of extreme cold accompanied by powerful winds is downright dangerous, and enough to send even bundled-up skiers scampering indoors. It’s that potentially deadly combination that sparked worries...

Eastern Washington beats Sac State for 13th straight win

Feb. 03, 2023 01:09 AM EST

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Angelo Allegri and Ethan Price scored 17 points apiece and Eastern Washington made it 13 straight wins with an 82-63 victory over Sacramento State on Thursday night. Allegri shot 7 of 10 from the field and 3 for 4 from the foul line for the Eagles (17-7,...

Robertson's 19 lead Portland over San Diego 80-61

Feb. 03, 2023 01:01 AM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Tyler Robertson scored 19 points as Portland beat San Diego 80-61 on Thursday. Robertson added five rebounds and six assists for the Pilots (12-13, 4-6 West Coast Conference). Kristian Sjolund scored 17 points, shooting 6 for 7 (2 for 3 from 3-point range) and 3 of...

Parker scores 22 as Portland State downs Idaho 69-66

Feb. 03, 2023 00:51 AM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Cameron Parker scored 22 points as Portland State beat Idaho 69-66 on Thursday. The Vandals missed a pair of 3-point attempts in the final seconds for the chance to tie it. Parker added six assists for the Vikings (10-13, 4-6 Big Sky...

Embiid, Morant, Brown lead NBA All-Star reserve class

Feb. 02, 2023 19:58 PM EST

Philadelphia's Joel Embiid, Oklahoma City's Shai Gilgeous-Alexander and Portland's Damian Lillard had to have known they were going to the All-Star Game. Players averaging more than 30 points per game typically don't have to worry about not hearing their name called. Other players...

Oregon man accused of stalking charged in accuser's killing

Feb. 02, 2023 17:19 PM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon man has been charged with murder in the killing of a man who had accused him of stalking after the defendant allegedly had an affair with the victim's wife. Hillsboro police said they arrested Steven Milner on Tuesday in the killing of 56-year-old...

Jury: Suspected serial killer guilty in teen's death in '70s

Feb. 02, 2023 15:11 PM EST

VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) — Suspected serial killer Warren Forrest was found guilty by a southwest Washington jury for slaying 17-year-old Martha Morrison of Portland, Oregon, nearly 50 years ago. After about 90 minutes of deliberation Wednesday, the Clark County jury found Forrest...