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Robbery victim: 'He said this is a needle full of AIDS, open the cash drawer'


A robber threatened a woman working in a downtown Portland ice cream shop with a syringe he claimed was full of AIDS, according to police. 

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Police: Portland city employee tipped off tow driver in major auto theft case


A Portland city employee is accused of accepting cash for tipping off a tow truck driver about abandoned vehicles as part of a major auto theft investigation. More>>

Deputies: Duo wanted after man crashes stolen car, girlfriend helps him hide


A man and his girlfriend are on the run after deputies said he crashed a stolen car in a Salem neighborhood and she helped him get away. More>>

Tips pour in after binder found in wall; owner found in eastern WA


Mystery solved: A scrapbook found in a laundry room wall at a Forest Grove home belongs to a 76-year-old woman who lives 260 miles away. More>>

Aldridge's 43 lifts Blazers over Rockets 112-105


LaMarcus Aldridge's son JJ, who turned 5 on Wednesday, texted him after the Portland Trail Blazers' playoff win and told him he looked like Spider-Man on one of his dunks. More>>

Petan's hat trick puts 'Hawks on brink of WHL Finals


Nic Petan had a hat trick as the Portland Winterhawks won Game 4 of the Western Conference Final 5-1 over the Kelowna Rockets to take a 3-1 series lead Wednesday at the Moda Center in front of 9,744 fans. More>>

Skiers enjoying spring snowfall on Mount Hood


More than a foot of snow has fallen on the upper elevations of Mount Hood making for good spring skiing conditions. More>>

Waldport firefighter to lose leg to cancer


Jiah Quayle has been diagnosed with senovial sarcoma, and has a cancerous tumor growing in the arch of his left foot.


Scappoose police: 2 men tried to lure kids into their car


Scappoose police are on the lookout for two men who they say might be trying to lure kids into their car.

Magnitude 6.7 quake off British Columbia coast

The U.S. Geological Survey's National Earthquake Information Center says a magnitude 6.7 quake has been recorded in the Pacific Ocean off the northwest corner of British Columbia's Vancouver Island. More>>

Salem author recovers from accident, back to storytelling


A Salem author survived getting hit by a car two years ago and now he's back to doing what he loves to do.  More>>

Police: 3 in Eugene hit by darts from passing SUV

Police in Eugene, Ore., say three people have been hit by 4-inch darts shot from a dark-colored SUV in separate attacks this month. More>>

Man leaves $1,000 tip for dog's surgery

Good people, not to mention good tippers, do exist. Christina Summitt knows that for sure now after what happened Saturday night. More>>

Lockout lifted at Glencoe High School after suspicious person report


Hillsboro police reported the school was not evacuated and no threat was found to anyone at the school. More>>

David Pedersen pleads guilty in deadly white supremacist crime spree


A white supremacist whose Pacific Northwest crime rampage claimed four lives in 2011 has pleaded guilty to federal charges. More>>

Winterhawks rally for game 3 win in OT


The Portland Winterhawks made a dramatic third period comeback to force overtime, where Taylor Leier scored the game-winner to give the Hawks a 4-3 win and 2-1 series lead over the Kelowna Rockets Tuesday in Game 3 of the Western Conference Final at the Moda Center in front of 9,259 fans. More>>

Another top Cover Oregon official resigns

Another top official of Oregon's troubled health insurance exchange has resigned. More>>

Newspaper delivery worker alerts family inside burning home


A Vancouver family is crediting their newspaper delivery worker with saving their lives for alerting them to a fire early Wednesday morning.   More>>

Sheriff: 2-year-old girl had meth in her system


Two Roseburg parents who took their 2-year-old to the emergency room because she was acting abnormally have been arrested after tests showed methamphetamine in her system. More>>

Car prowler takes his time stealing from people in Washougal


A car prowler is caught on camera targeting unlocked cars in Washougal. More>>

I-5 lanes open again after too-tall truck forces closure


There was no damage to the overpass because the driver stopped before reaching it. More>>

Molalla woman robbed at gunpoint in her home


Police are investigating after two men reportedly robbed a woman at gunpoint. More>>

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  • Afghan hospital guard kills 3 American doctors

    Afghan hospital guard kills 3 American doctors

    Thursday, April 24 2014 7:05 AM EDT2014-04-24 11:05:55 GMT
    Police in Afghanistan say a security guard has opened fire in a Kabul hospital, killing three foreigners and wounding one other person.More >
    An Afghan security guard opened fire on a group of foreign doctors at a Kabul hospital on Thursday morning, killing three American physicians and wounding a U.S. nurse, officials said.More >
  • Clash in east Ukraine leave at least 2 dead

    Clash in east Ukraine leave at least 2 dead

    Thursday, April 24 2014 6:55 AM EDT2014-04-24 10:55:02 GMT
    Ukrainian Interior Minister Arsen Avakov says police have cleared the city hall in a southeastern city of pro-Russian protesters who had been occupying it for over a week.More >
    The Ukrainian government and pro-Russia insurgents report at least two deaths on the pro-Russia side during clashes in east Ukraine.More >
  • FDA proposes first regulations for e-cigarettes

    FDA proposes first regulations for e-cigarettes

    Thursday, April 24 2014 6:14 AM EDT2014-04-24 10:14:50 GMT
    The federal government wants to ban sales of electronic cigarettes to minors and require approval for new products and health warning labels under regulations being proposed by the Food and Drug Administration.More >
    The federal government wants to ban sales of electronic cigarettes to minors and require approval for new products and health warning labels under regulations being proposed by the Food and Drug Administration.More >

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