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SUV driver rams over multiple pedestrians and cyclists in Portland, 1 dead

A SUV driver ran over multiple pedestrians and cyclists as he raced through the streets in southeast Portland, police said Tuesday. One person was killed and nine others were injured as the man the man rammed over them at speeds of  50 to 60 mph. “Detectives say that the driver’s actions did show intent to […]

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Thief steals car with 4-year-old inside, drives back to return boy, scolds mother over her parenting skills

In a recent, rather bizarre motor vehicle theft incident in the United States, a burglar who stole a vehicle returned back as there was a child in the back seat and later reprimanded the mother about her parenting skills. The carjacking incident occurred outside a grocery store in Beaverton, Oregon on January 16, The Oregonian […]

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Fake American leg band acquits pigeon on death row in Australia

A pigeon that Australia declared a biosecurity risk has received a reprieve after a U.S. bird organization declared its identifying leg band was fake. The band suggested the bird found in a Melbourne backyard on December 26 was a racing pigeon that had left the U.S. state of Oregon, 13,000 kilometers away, two months earlier. […]

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Man fatally shot a 19-year-old teenager for playing loud music during the Thanksgiving week

A man in Oregon fatally shot a teenager during the Thanksgiving week after getting upset that the 19-year-old was playing music loudly in the parking lot of an inn that the two were staying at, police said. Robert Paul Keegan, 47, shot Aidan Ellison at the Stratford Inn in Ashland after the pair got into […]

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Oregon health official dresses up as a CLOWN to announce coronavirus death toll

An Oregon health official has gone viral for dressing up as a clown to announce the latest coronavirus death toll. Claire Poche, a senior health adviser for the Oregon Health Authority, wore white and red face makeup along with a red tie with a polka dot shirt in the somber video announcement. “As of today, […]

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Oregon man accidentally shoots himself in the groin while showing off gun at supermarket

An Oregon man accidentally shot himself in the groin while flaunting a concealed handgun at a Lincoln City supermarket, police said. The incident occurred on Sunday night when 29-year-old, Nicholas J. Ellingford, brandished his Glock 9mm in the checkout line at McKay’s Market and tried to show it off to a buddy, according to the […]

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Intermittent showers bring relief to flame-stricken Oregon

Intermittent showers brought some relief to flame-stricken western Oregon on Friday, helping firefighters to further subdue deadly blazes that have ravaged much of the state and choked its air with smoke for the better part of two weeks. Wildfires  erupted in Oregon all at once across earlier this month in the midst of catastrophic lightning […]

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Oregon man arrested for starting at least 7 bushfires with Molotov cocktail

An Oregon man was arrested after he admitted to setting a bushfire along a highway, as wildfires burn through large parts of the West Coast. Police said he set six more blazes. 45-year-old, Domingo Lopez Jr was booked on Sunday after witnesses said he set a section of grass along the I-205 freeway on fire […]

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Oregon wildfires declared federal disaster as thousands continue stay at shelters

Thousands of people continued their stay at shelters and cars for the second week after being displaced by deadly wildfires in Oregon. Meanwhile, fire crews battled on, and search teams scoured the ruins of incinerated homes for the missing. President Donald Trump approved a request from Oregon’s governor for a federal disaster declaration, bolstering U.S. government […]

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Oregon Wildfires: In Pictures

Deadly wildfires in northwest Oregon have forced residents to flee their homes. At least 10 people have died, while dozens of people are still missing in Oregon, with one emergency official saying the state should be preparing for a “mass fatality incident”. Firefighters are battling 16 large blazes, 40,000 people are under mandatory evacuation orders. […]

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Dozens missing in Oregon as wildfires continue to sweep US West Coast states

Scores of people are missing in Oregon, state Governor Kate Brown has said, as deadly wildfires continue to sweep through US West Coast states. Fanned by winds amid record heat, the blazes have burnt millions of acres, destroyed thousands of homes, and killed at least 25 people in the United States this year. Firefighters are […]

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Suspect in fatal Portland shooting killed by police during attempted arrest

A man was killed while authorities attempted to arrest him for fatally shooting a right-wing activist during protests in Oregon, Portland. Michael Reinoehl, 48 was filmed shooting a man during last weekend’s tension, and admitted to it before his death. Reinoehl had earlier said he acted in self-defence when he shot Aaron Danielson because he […]