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The Oregon State Medical Examiner released statistics showing 222 people died in connection to the use of heroin, cocaine, methamphetamine or a combination of those drugs in 2013. More>>
Marion County deputies are asking for the public's help identifying a theft suspect who stole $5,000 worth of Civil War-era pistols from an Aurora antique shop.
It appears that lightning struck at least twice in nearly the same place, disabling two lifts on the west side of the Mount Bachelor ski area. More>>
A 43-year-old man was arrested in Salem early Thursday morning after a 30-mile police chase, according to Lt. Greg Hastings with the Oregon State Police. More>>
Jiah Quayle has been diagnosed with senovial sarcoma, and has a cancerous tumor growing in the arch of his left foot.
A quiet tornado season, social media may be responsible for lower tornado deaths in recent years. More>>
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>>
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>>
More than a foot of snow has fallen on the upper elevations of Mount Hood making for good spring skiing conditions. More>>
Scappoose police are on the lookout for two men who they say might be trying to lure kids into their car.
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.
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>>
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>>
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>>