A Seattle man trying to dribble a soccer ball 10,000 miles to Brazil in time for the 2014 World Cup died Tuesday after being hit by a pickup truck on the Oregon Coast.
NORTH BEND, Wash. — As her husband fought with an intruder in their home early Monday, a woman grabbed a knife and stabbed the stranger to death, investigators said.
JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. — A military judge found Army Sgt. John Russell guilty of premeditated murder today in the 2009 killings of five fellow service members at a combat stress clinic in Iraq.
PORTLAND — John Brennan, who stripped naked last year to protest a security check at Portland’s airport, said he expects to lose the first round of his legal fight against a $1,000 fine.
SALEM (AP) — Oregon’s chief elections official wants almost everyone with a driver’s license to be automatically registered to vote.
OLYMPIA (AP) — The Washington state Administrative Office of the Courts was hacked sometime between last fall and February, and up to 160,000 Social Security numbers and 1 million driver’s license numbers may have been accessed during the data breach of its public website, officials said Thursday.
SALEM (AP) — Two Republican state representatives want voters to decide whether to overturn a new law that allows immigrants living in Oregon without legal permission to obtain driver’s licenses.
TACOMA (AP) — More small stores in Washington would be allowed to sell liquor under a proposal Wednesday from the state Liquor Control Board.
SEATTLE (AP) — The second-driest start to May on record in Seattle will end in time for rain on Mother’s Day, the National Weather Service said.
GRANTS PASS, Ore. — With drought looming, the state of Oregon is preparing for the likelihood it will have to shut off irrigation access for many of the 200 cattle ranchers and hay farmers in the upper Klamath Basin as the Klamath Tribes take control of senior water rights in the region for the first time in a century.
SALEM — The Oregon House narrowly passed a bill on Tuesday requiring overtime pay, meal breaks and other labor protections for housekeepers, nannies and in-home cooks.
JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. — Shortly before beginning a shooting rampage through a mental health clinic in Iraq, an Army sergeant sat in a vehicle outside the building and smoked a cigarette, prosecutors said.
EVERETT, Wash. — The Marysville Police Department has fired Officer Derek Carlile whose gun was used by his 3-year-old son to fatally shoot his 7-year-old sister.
LAPINE, Ore. — A Washington state man has a hefty speeding ticket to pay after getting clocked at 130 mph on his new motorcycle in central Oregon.
The following is a news release from Oregon State Police:
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