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Portland Trail Blazers guard CJ McCollum drives to the basket against the Boston Celtics during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Portland, Ore., Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2020. (AP Photo/Craig Mitchelldyer)

Tatum has 36, Celtics down Trail Blazers 118-106

Feb. 26, 2020 1:39 AM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Jayson Tatum's 3-point practice showed against the Trail Blazers. Tatum had 36 points, including a career-high eight 3-pointers, and the Boston Celtics beat Portland 118-106 on Tuesday night. "That's a shot I've been working on a lot," Tatum said. “When those guys are coming...

2 get prison for shooting of 9-year-old and his mother

Feb. 25, 2020 10:25 PM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Two men were sentenced Tuesday in connection with a 2017 shooting that wounded a sleeping 9-year-old boy and his mother in their Gresham home. The Multnomah County District Attorney’s Office said Rashad Banks and Nakiem Brown, both 26, will got to prison for the May 2017...

FILE - In this Feb. 13, 2018 file photo, Oregon's Mount Hood is seen from Timberline Lodge on the south side of the mountain. Authorities say a rescue mission has become a recovery mission on Mount Hood after a climber reported finding a fallen person Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2020 at 9,400 feet.  (AP Photo/Gillian Flaccus, File)

Body of man who died after Mt. Hood fall recovered

Feb. 25, 2020 10:02 PM EST

GOVERNMENT CAMP, Ore. (AP) — The body of a man who fell and was found at about at 9,400 feet (2,865 meters) on Mount Hood has been recovered, authorities said. The person who climbs with Portland Mountain Rescue called 911 at 12:12 p.m. Tuesday to report finding the man, the Clackamas County Sheriff's...

Oregon state Senate President Peter Courtney pauses after declaring in the state Senate on Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2021, that amid a boycott by Republican senators, not enough lawmakers were present to reach a quorum. The drastic move by Republicans in Oregon highlights how pitched the debate over how to respond to global warming is becoming, with the GOP saying leaving the Capitol was the only way to halt legislation they view as too extreme in a Legislature dominated by Democrats. Democrats warn that doing nothing at this point is too dangerous. In an interview with The Associated Press, Courtney, the longest-serving legislator in Oregon history, said he has not found a way out of the impasse and is broken hearted. (AP Photo/Andrew Selsky)

Oregon climate battle: GOP walkout reveals sharp divisions

Feb. 25, 2020 5:53 PM EST

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — A rebellion by GOP politicians in liberal Oregon intensified Tuesday when Republican members of the House joined their Senate counterparts in a walkout, freezing legislation on climate change, wildfire mitigation, homeless assistance and a landmark compromise between the timber industry...

Police shoot person in eastern Oregon

Feb. 25, 2020 5:25 PM EST

UMAPINE, Ore. (AP) — Two members of law enforcement shot a person in eastern Oregon near the Washington state border, police said. Deputies from the Umatilla County Sheriff’s Office and officers from Milton-Freewater responded to a call at 11:44 p.m. Monday about a gun fired in the Umapine area,...

Police: Man bought Girl Scout cookies with counterfeit bills

Feb. 25, 2020 3:53 PM EST

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — A Salem man was arrested after he purchased Girl Scout cookies more than once using counterfeit money, police said. Camden Ducharme, 36, was taken into custody and charged with forgery and theft, The Oregonian/OregonLive reported. Earlier this month, Tiffany Brown said a man visited the...

Redmond man dies kiteboarding in high winds

Feb. 25, 2020 10:26 AM EST

BEND, Ore. (AP) — A 31-year-old Redmond man was killed Sunday in a kiteboarding accident at the Deschutes County Fair & Expo Center. Zackary Hannan started kiteboarding — an extreme sport also called landboarding — about a year ago, The Bulletin reported. Kiteboarding involves being...

Man dies in Seaside house fire

Feb. 25, 2020 10:25 AM EST

SEASIDE, Ore. (AP) — A Seaside man died early Monday in a blaze that destroyed his home and threatened several others, city officials said. Stephen Penwarden, 69, was the sole resident of the house, and the only one inside at the time, according to City of Seaside spokesman Jon Rahl. Crews responded to the...

Oregon's Sabrina Ionescu (20) looks to shoot between Stanford's Ashten Prechtel (11) and Lexie Hull, right, in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Monday, Feb. 24, 2020, in Stanford, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

Ionescu first to 2,000 points, 1,000 assists, 1,000 rebounds

Feb. 25, 2020 12:03 AM EST

STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Sabrina Ionescu's strength inspired her Oregon coaches and teammates all day, from the way she courageously spoke at the memorial service for Kobe Bryant in Los Angeles earlier in the day, then flew back to the Bay Area and took the court shortly after vomiting in the locker room,...

Oregon's Sabrina Ionescu (20) looks to shoot between Stanford's Ashten Prechtel (11) and Lexie Hull, right, in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Monday, Feb. 24, 2020, in Stanford, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

Ionescu first to 2,000 points, 1,000 assists, 1,000 rebounds

Feb. 24, 2020 10:28 PM EST

STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Oregon star Sabrina Ionescu is the first player, man or woman, to reach 2,000 points, 1,000 assists and 1,000 rebounds. Ionescu hit the milestone on a defensive rebound with 1:47 remaining in the third quarter for the third-ranked Ducks against No. 3 Stanford on Monday night, only...