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Four family members die in apparent drownings at Hagg Lake

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A day after a 3-year-old boy was found dead at Hagg Lake, the bodies of three other family members were recovered from the water. More>>

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Gaza cease-fire holds as sides weigh gains

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An open-ended cease-fire between Israel and Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip was holding Wednesday, as many people on both sides of the conflict wondered what was gained during 50 days of fighting. More>>

UN panel: Crimes against humanity spread in Syria

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An independent U.N. commission said Wednesday that the Syrian government has likely used chlorine gas to attack civilians and that the Islamic State group committed crimes against humanity with attacks on civilians in two... More>>

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Authorities: Man who shot 7 is 'serial killer'

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A man who authorities are now calling a serial killer opened fire on Los Angeles-area streets for five straight days until he was finally arrested, police said. More>>

Mother of newborn baby found in trash arrested

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A Utah woman accused of dumping her day-old baby in a neighbor's trash can told police she was afraid to tell her parents about the pregnancy and hoped the newborn's death would solve her problems, a probable cause... More>>

Miley Cyrus' MTV VMAs date is wanted by Oregon police

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Jesse Helt, the Oregon man who accompanied Miley Cyrus to the MTV Video Music Awards, has a warrant out for his arrest in Oregon. More>>

Journalist held captive in Syria arrives in US

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Journalist Peter Theo Curtis returned home to the United States on Tuesday, two days after being freed by a Syrian extremist group that held him hostage for 22 months, his family said. More>>

CEO of Timbers concession service allegedly caught on camera kicking dog

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After video was released allegedly showing Centerplate CEO Desmond Hague kicking a dog in a hotel elevator, some Timbers fans are threatening to boycott the team's concessions. More>>

Astronaut snaps picture of hurricane from space

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Astronaut Reid Wiseman snapped the photo from aboard the International Space Station.

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Oregon man convicted of classmate's murder asking for early release

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Oregon's Parole and Post-Prison Supervision board is deliberating whether to release a man convicted of raping and killing his high school classmate.
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Police: Girl, 9, handled Uzi in fatal shooting of instructor Video included

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A gun instructor, who deputies said was shot Monday when a 9-year-old girl handled an automatic Uzi, died of his injuries.
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More little lion cubs on the way: Oregon Zoo lion is pregnant

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One year after the birth of three lion cubs at the Oregon Zoo, another bundle of baby lions is on the way. More>>

Biologists hoping to fit Oregon's wandering wolf with new GPS collar

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OR-7 became famous as his GPS collar showed him trekking across Oregon and Northern California before finding a mate last winter in the southern Oregon Cascades and having pups. More>>

McMinnville police: 'Regional con man' arrested

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Jerry Rosenstiel, 54, failed to appear in Yamhill County Circuit Court where he was set to face multiple criminal charges. More>>

Police: Man slams stolen car into semi, then stabs truck driver

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Police said a commercial truck pulling two tanker trailers filled with milk was heading east on I-84 when a Buick Lacrosse with Washington plates began ramming into it.  More>>

Police: Drunk driver crashed into bedroom of home after high-speed chase

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Police said a woman was driving drunk when she led officers on a high-speed chase and then crashed into the bedroom of a Northeast Portland home early Tuesday morning. More>>

Man arrested following shooting at Hillsboro apartment complex

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The Washington County Interagency Gang Enforcement Team is investigating a shooting Saturday at a Hillsboro apartment complex. More>>

Three teens injured in crash in Central Oregon

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Three teenagers are in the hospital after a crash Monday on Highway 26. More>>

Car lands upside down on top of two cars after crash

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Two people were hurt in a car crash early Tuesday morning in Southeast Portland. More>>

Springfield pays homage to 'The Simpsons' with new mural

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There is much debate about which Springfield is the home of the Simpson family, but Springfield, Oregon moved to settle the debate with the unveiling of a new mural on the side of a downtown building. More>>

Volunteer firefighter killed in I-84 crash remembered

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Friends of Ellen Dittebrandt are remembering the volunteer firefighter and local artist who had a huge impact in the communities of Hood River, Mosier and The Dalles. More>>

Football player says coach forced him to choose between God and the game

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Church or football? A local college athlete said his coach forced him to choose between the two, and now he's fighting to stay on the team. More>>

Troutdale woman collecting messages of support for Reynolds High School

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A Troutdale woman wants Reynolds High School to know they have support from the community when they return for the new school year.  More>>

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  • Gaza cease-fire holds as sides weigh gains

    Gaza cease-fire holds as sides weigh gains

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 6:48 AM EDT2014-08-27 10:48:11 GMT
    An open-ended cease-fire between Israel and Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip is holding, as many wonder what was gained during 50 days of fighting.More >
    An open-ended cease-fire between Israel and Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip was holding Wednesday, as many people on both sides of the conflict wondered what was gained during 50 days of fighting.More >
  • UN panel: Crimes against humanity spread in Syria

    UN panel: Crimes against humanity spread in Syria

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 6:43 AM EDT2014-08-27 10:43:23 GMT
    The independent U.N. commission on Syrian war crimes says the Islamic State group has committed crimes against humanity with its attacks on civilians in two cities in the country's north and west.More >
    An independent U.N. commission said Wednesday that the Syrian government has likely used chlorine gas to attack civilians and that the Islamic State group committed crimes against humanity with attacks on civilians in two...More >
  • 10 things to know about corporate inversions

    10 things to know about corporate inversions

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 5:18 AM EDT2014-08-27 09:18:39 GMT
    Burger King plans to become is the latest U.S. company to shift its legal address out of the country by merging with a foreign company. Burger King has announced plans to buy Tim Hortons, the Canadian...More >
    Burger King plans to become the latest U.S. company to shift its legal address out of the country by merging with a foreign company. Burger King has announced plans to buy Tim Hortons, the Canadian coffee-and-doughnut chain.More >

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