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Southern California forward Alissa Pili, center, shoots as Oregon guard Sabrina Ionescu, left, and forward Ruthy Hebard defend during the first half of an NCAA women's college basketball game Sunday, Feb. 16, 2020, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Boley, No. 3 Oregon women rout Southern California 93-67

Feb. 16, 2020 6:59 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Third-ranked Oregon completed a weekend sweep in Los Angeles, getting comfortable wins over seventh-ranked UCLA and Southern California to extend its 12-game winning streak. The Ducks (24-2, 13-1 Pac-12) are atop the league standings by a game over No. 8 Stanford. “We want to win...

Jury decides convicted Oregon meth dealer should lose home

Feb. 16, 2020 4:25 PM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A Yamhill County jury has concluded that police can seize the home of a woman convicted of a felony drug crime under Oregon’s civil forfeiture law. Sheryl Sublet, 62, pleaded guilty in 2018 to to selling less than 1,000 grams of methamphetamine, The Oregonian/Oregon Live...

Police seek suspect who robbed 3 Portland banks in 1 hour

Feb. 16, 2020 12:27 PM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A man robbed three Portland banks in less than one hour last week, according to the Portland Police Bureau. The robberies occurred Friday, The Oregonian/Oregon Live reported. The man wore glasses, a black beanie and flannel shirt. He robbed the Bank of the West on Northwest Broadway...

3 wounded by gunfire in northeast Portland neighborhood

Feb. 16, 2020 12:08 PM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Three men suffered gunshot early Sunday in a northeast neighborhood of Portland. Police shortly before 2 a.m. investigated a man with gunshot wounds in the Parkrose Heights neighborhood, KOIN-television reported. As officers responded to northeast Knott Street, police received a call...

Oregon State's Alfred Hollins (4) shoots over Colorado's Evan Battey (21) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Corvallis, Ore., Saturday, Feb. 15, 2020. (AP Photo/Amanda Loman)

No. 16 Buffalos beat Oregon State, move into 1st in Pac-12

Feb. 16, 2020 1:30 AM EST

CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — Colorado’s Tyler Bey said he “lost sleep” in anticipation of Saturday’s matchup at Oregon State. The Buffaloes’ 6-foot-8 junior forward was coming off a season-low four points in Thursday’s 68-60 loss at No. 17 Oregon and was “super...

Davison lifts E. Washington past Portland St. 89-81

Feb. 16, 2020 1:02 AM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Jacob Davison had 30 points as Eastern Washington beat Portland State 89-81 on Saturday night. Davison shot 9 for 12 from the floor and converted 10-of-12 free throws. Mason Peatling had 22 points, 11 rebounds, five assists and three blocks for Eastern Washington (17-8, 10-4 Big Sky...

FILE - In this Aug. 5, 2015, file photo, a wildfire consumes sagebrush as firefighters let it march down to the Columbia River on the edge of Roosevelt, Wash. The Bureau of Land Management has announced plans to fund 11,000 miles (17,703 kilometers) of strategic fuel breaks in Idaho, Oregon, Washington, California, Nevada and Utah in an effort to help control wildfires. The fuel breaks are intended to prop up fire mitigation efforts and help protect firefighters, communities and natural resources, The Oregonian reported Saturday, Feb. 15, 2020. (AP Photo/Don Ryan, File)

US agency to pay for 11,000 miles of fuel breaks in 6 states

Feb. 15, 2020 7:47 PM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Bureau of Land Management has announced plans to fund 11,000 miles (17,703 kilometers) of strategic fuel breaks in Idaho, Oregon, Washington, California, Nevada and Utah in an effort to help control wildfires. The fuel breaks are intended to prop up fire mitigation efforts and...

Oregon governor calls for breaching 4 Snake River dams

Feb. 15, 2020 5:30 PM EST

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — The governor of Oregon has come out in favor of removing four hydroelectric dams on the Snake River in Washington state, saying that is the best way to increase endangered salmon runs. Gov. Kate Brown, a Democrat, sent a letter to Washington’s Democratic Gov. Jay Inslee this week,...

Oregon guard Sabrina Ionescu (20) signals after a call in the team's favor during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against UCLA on Friday, Feb. 14, 2020, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

Ionescu adds milestone as No. 3 Oregon beats No. 7 UCLA

Feb. 15, 2020 2:06 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — With the spotlight and attention that Sabrina Ionescu commands, sometimes Oregon's other top players can be overshadowed. But on a night when Ionescu added another milestone to her amazing collegiate career, Ruthy Hebard had one of her best games of the season. The senior forward had 30...

Pili's 26 points, 13 rebounds lead USC women by No. 11 OSU

Feb. 15, 2020 12:28 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Alissa Pili scored 26 points and grabbed 13 rebounds for her ninth double-double of the season, and Southern California beat No. 11 Oregon State 72-66 on Friday night. Kayla Overbeck halted a 9-0 Oregon State run with a basket in the lane for a 65-61 lead and on USC's next possession,...