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Portland, Oregon, paramedics learn self-defense amid attacks

Nov. 11, 2019 3:35 PM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Trisha Preston was transporting a patient in a mental health crisis in the back of her ambulance when suddenly the woman undid her seatbelt, jumped off the gurney and began attacking the veteran paramedic, punching her and pulling her hair. By the time Preston's partner wrestled the...

Police: Woman passenger in truck that ran her over

Nov. 11, 2019 12:42 PM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Authorities say a woman killed in a hit-and-run was a passenger in the same truck that ran her over. KOIN reports the woman was found dead about 2:20 a.m. Monday in Portland, Oregon. After investigating, authorities believe the woman was a passenger in a white pickup truck but for...

1 person seriously injured in Portland stabbing

Nov. 11, 2019 10:26 AM EST
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Authorities say one person was stabbed and seriously injured on a multi-use path in Portland, Oregon. KOIN reports the stabbing happened in the Lents neighborhood about 10:40 p.m. Sunday. The victim was taken to a hospital and a suspect was found and arrested.

Trail Blazers outlast Hawks in overtime 124-113

Nov. 11, 2019 12:58 AM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Damian Lillard huddled with the Trail Blazers after regulation against Atlanta, searching for overtime motivation after a four-game losing streak. "I just turned to the group and I told them that, sometimes when you're struggling and having a hard time like we have, you get put in...

Noose found at Oregon Health & Science University

Nov. 10, 2019 2:56 PM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Officials at Oregon Health & Science University are investigating the placement of a noose found in a secure area of campus. KOIN-TV reports the noose was found looped over a construction cone Thursday. It was the second time a noose was found recently at a Portland campus. A...

Mathis scores 30 points as No. 15 Oregon beats Boise State

Nov. 10, 2019 1:49 AM EST

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Anthony Mathis was on target against Boise State, and so were most of his Oregon teammates. Mathis scored a career-high 30 points as the No. 15 Ducks beat Boise State 106-75 Saturday night. Mathis, in his second game with the Ducks after transferring from New Mexico for his final...

Maier, Gilliam Jr. lead UC Davis past Portland State 45-28

Nov. 9, 2019 9:53 PM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Jake Maier threw four touchdown passes, Ulonzo Gilliam Jr. had a career-best 242 yards rushing and two TDs, and UC Davis beat Portland State 45-28 on Saturday. Maier was 27-of-38 passing for 383 yards with one interception and Gilliam had a career-high 29 carries. Freshman Lance Babb...

FBI: Cybercrimes on the rise because of sophisticated scams

Nov. 9, 2019 7:49 PM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — On Dec. 14, 2018, Aaron Cole was about to buy a new house and received an email that he thought was from his title company, directing him to make a $123,000 deposit. Cole complied, not realizing that a sophisticated hacker network had likely been spying on his communications with the...

Judge: Pub owner's $1M suit against Gibson can proceed

Nov. 9, 2019 9:25 AM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A judge has rejected Patriot Prayer leader Joey Gibson's pre-trial attempt to put an end to a $1 million lawsuit filed against him by a Portland pub owner who claims he has lost business after Gibson led a melee there. The Oregonian/OregonLive reports Multnomah County Circuit Judge...

Lillard scores 60 points in Trail Blazers' loss to Nets

Nov. 9, 2019 2:09 AM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Damian Lillard's career- and franchise-high scoring game wasn't enough for the Portland Trail Blazers to get their first home win of the season. Lillard scored a career-high 60 points for Portland in the Trail Blazers' 119-115 loss to the Brooklyn Nets on Friday night. Spencer...