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Tough-on-crime challenger leading in race for district attorney in Portland, Oregon

May. 22, 2024 06:46 AM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A centrist candidate who has vowed to be tough on crime was leading in the race for top prosecutor in Oregon’s Multnomah County, home to Portland, in a contest that was seen as a referendum on voter concerns over homelessness, public drug use and disorder. ...

Report says there was 'utter chaos' during search for Maine gunman, including intoxicated deputies

May. 21, 2024 19:47 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The search for the gunman behind last October's mass shooting in Maine was marked by “utter chaos,” including one group of deputies who had been drinking nearly crashing their armored vehicle and others showing up in civilian clothes who could have been mistaken for the...

Hiker dies after falling from trail in Oregon's Columbia River Gorge, officials say

May. 20, 2024 19:16 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A young woman died after falling off a cliff while hiking in Oregon's Columbia River Gorge, officials said Monday. Elisha Angelic Macias, 22, was hiking with friends Sunday near Horsetail Falls, about 35 miles (56.3 kilometers) east of Portland. After...

Lod, Jeong rally Minnesota United to 2-1 victory over Timbers

May. 18, 2024 23:35 PM EDT

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Robin Lod scored the equalizer in the second half and notched an assist Sang-Bin Jeong's winner as Minnesota United rallied for a 2-1 victory over the Portland Timbers on Saturday night. Portland (3-7-4) jumped in front in the 17th minute and took a 1-0 lead...

A man investigated in the deaths of women in northwest Oregon has been indicted in 3 killings

May. 17, 2024 21:40 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A man who has been under investigation in the deaths of four women whose bodies were found scattered across northwest Oregon last year has been indicted in two of those killings — as well as in the death of a woman whose body was found in Washington state. A...

A man investigated in the deaths of women in northwest Oregon has been indicted in 3 killings

May. 17, 2024 20:24 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A man who has been under investigation in the deaths of four women whose bodies were found scattered across northwest Oregon last year has been indicted in two of those killings — as well as in the death of a woman whose body was found in Washington state. A...

Pixelworks: Q1 Earnings Snapshot

May. 14, 2024 16:40 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Pixelworks Inc. (PXLW) on Tuesday reported a loss of $5.1 million in its first quarter. The Portland, Oregon-based company said it had a loss of 9 cents per share. Losses, adjusted for stock option expense, came to 7 cents per share. ...

Ruidiaz scores go-ahead goal and the Sounders secure a 2-1 Cascadia Cup win over Portland

May. 12, 2024 20:11 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Raul Ruidiaz scored the go-ahead goal early in the second half and the Seattle Sounders snapped Portland's six-game undefeated streak in their rivalry series with a 2-1 Cascadia Cup victory over the Timbers on Sunday. Cristian Roldan scored a first-half goal...

Police: Theft suspect stole 2 police vehicles while handcuffed, survived 11 officers' gunfire

May. 10, 2024 16:21 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A man who crashed a stolen police vehicle, survived gunfire from 11 police officers and then drove off and crashed another police cruiser — all while wearing handcuffs in a hospital gown — is in no mental capacity to appear before a judge right now, his lawyer said...

West Coast Conference will add Grand Canyon and Seattle beginning with 2025-26 season

May. 10, 2024 15:49 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Grand Canyon University and Seattle University will join the West Coast Conference beginning with the 2025-26 season, giving the league best known nationally for its basketball programs 11 full members for the first time in its history. The conference announced the...