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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...

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...

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...

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...

US diplomat acknowledges what Democrats call a quid pro quo

Nov. 6, 2019 7:26 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — "I now do recall." With that stunning reversal, diplomat Gordon Sondland handed House impeachment investigators another key piece of corroborating testimony Tuesday. He acknowledged what Democrats contend was a clear quid pro quo, pushed by President Donald Trump and his personal lawyer,...

Hauser carries Portland St. past Puget Sound 94-69

Nov. 6, 2019 1:33 AM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Matt Hauser had 13 points to lead five Portland State players in double figures as the Vikings routed Puget Sound 94-69 on Tuesday night in their season opener. Holland Woods, Alonzo Walker, Sal Nuhu and Kyle Greeley added 12 points apiece for the Vikings. Woods also had five assists...

Tryon scores 13 to carry Portland past Willamette 86-36

Nov. 6, 2019 12:29 AM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Jacob Tryon and Malcolm Porter each scored 13 points and Portland beat Willamette 86-36 on Tuesday night in the Pilots' season opener. Isaiah White added 11 points and JoJo Walker scored 10 for Portland. Walker hit a 3-pointer to spark a 20-3 opening run and Porter made a layup to...

Blazers forward Zach Collins has shoulder surgery

Nov. 5, 2019 4:09 PM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Portland Trail Blazers forward Zach Collins has undergone a shoulder surgery that will sideline him for at least four months. The team said Collins had successful surgery Tuesday to repair his left labrum. A 7-footer in his third season with Portland, Collins dislocated his shoulder...