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  • Oregon moves to dump health exchange website 
    Updated: Apr-24-14 6:19 pm
  • PORTLAND, Oregon - Oregon, once expected to be a national leader in the federal health care overhaul, on Thursday moved to become the first state to dump its troubled online health exchange and use the federal marketplace instead.

  • Court: State can vaccinate children in its care 
    Updated: Apr-24-14 6:01 pm
  • PORTLAND, Oregon - Children in the custody of the state can be immunized over the objections of their biological parents, the Oregon Supreme Court ruled Thursday in a case that involves the eight children of a couple with religious objections to vaccinations.

  • In wild parts of Central Oregon, geocaches are out 
    Updated: Apr-24-14 5:54 pm
  • BEND, Oregon - The U.S. Bureau of Land Management is trying to get geocaches removed from wilderness and environmentally sensitive areas in Central Oregon.

  • About-face: Oregon agency to seek oil train data 
    Updated: Apr-24-14 5:26 pm
  • PORTLAND, Oregon - The head of the state Department of Transportation has reversed his agency's decision to quit collecting annual reports from railroads about shipments of crude oil in Oregon.

  • Company stopped from accepting abortion waste 
    Updated: Apr-24-14 5:24 pm
  • PORTLAND, Oregon - County commissioners gave final approval Thursday to an order to stop an incinerator in Oregon from receiving medical waste until procedures are in place to ensure no fetal tissue is burned to generate power.

  • Oregon meth deaths at highest point since 2000 
    Updated: Apr-24-14 4:20 pm
  • PORTLAND, Oregon - A state report shows methamphetamine-related deaths in Oregon up by almost a third.

  • Missouri House roll call on criminal code bill 
    Updated: Apr-24-14 12:40 pm
  • The 140-15 roll call vote Thursday by which the Missouri House passed legislation rewriting the state's criminal laws.

  • Medford man stabbed after complaining about noise 
    Updated: Apr-24-14 10:43 am
  • MEDFORD, Oregon - As many as six people beat and stabbed a Medford man who asked the neighbors to turn down loud music.

  • Portland city employee arrested in car theft case 
    Updated: Apr-24-14 9:49 am
  • PORTLAND, Oregon - Police arrested a city of Portland employee Wednesday and accused her of being involved in an auto theft ring.

  • Power outage in SE Portland, Happy Valley 
    Updated: Apr-24-14 9:04 am
  • PORTLAND, Oregon - The lights went out around 5 a.m. Thursday for about 3,700 Portland General Electric customers in southeast Portland and Happy Valley.

  • Oregon gay marriage ban gets day in court 
    Updated: Apr-24-14 3:48 am
  • EUGENE, Oregon - Lawyers for four gay and lesbian couples and the state of Oregon urged a federal judge Wednesday to strike down Oregon's voter-approved ban on same-sex marriage.

  • Portland woman reports theft of chicken flock 
    Updated: Apr-23-14 11:22 pm
  • PORTLAND, Oregon - A north Portland woman who has kept backyard chickens for 10 years knows there's some attrition. She's lost chickens to dogs and raccoons. This time, the muddy footprints tell her she's dealing with a two-legged chicken rustler - who took her entire flock.

  • Ore. geologists offer expanded landslide database 
    Updated: Apr-23-14 11:01 pm
  • PORTLAND, Oregon - Oregon geologists say they've released a new, expanded statewide database of landslide locations.

  • Police: 3 in Eugene hit by darts from passing SUV 
    Updated: Apr-23-14 9:44 pm
  • EUGENE, Oregon - Police in Eugene, Oregon, say three people have been hit by 4-inch darts shot from a dark-colored SUV in separate attacks this month.

  • Portland city worker charged in auto-theft scheme 
    Updated: Apr-23-14 6:59 pm
  • PORTLAND, Oregon - Portland police arrested a city worker accused of taking part in an auto-theft scheme.

  • Burst water main floods downtown Corvallis streets 
    Updated: Apr-23-14 6:47 pm
  • CORVALLIS, Oregon - When a water main broke in downtown Corvallis, office workers saw the pavement heave and thought they were in an earthquake.

  • David Pedersen pleads guilty in NW killing rampage 
    Updated: Apr-23-14 6:13 pm
  • PORTLAND, Oregon - A white supremacist whose Pacific Northwest crime rampage claimed four lives in 2011 pleaded guilty to federal charges Wednesday as part of a plea agreement that netted lighter punishments for two accomplices.

  • 3 arrested after 5-hour chase in Klamath County 
    Updated: Apr-23-14 5:00 pm
  • KLAMATH FALLS, Oregon - Three suspects are in custody after a robbery and a five-hour chase around Klamath County.

  • Bar to take up ethics complaint against DA 
    Updated: Apr-23-14 4:37 pm
  • PORTLAND, Oregon - A man whose murder conviction was tossed out on appeal alleges that Multnomah County District Attorney Rod Underhill acted unethically in his 2009 trial by arranging a secret signal with a witness, who was to let the prosecutor know if she could identify the shooter in court.

  • 2-year-old gets meth; parents accused of neglect 
    Updated: Apr-23-14 2:25 pm
  • ROSEBURG, Oregon - 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.

  • Oregon fight instructor serves time, gets deported 
    Updated: Apr-23-14 1:01 pm
  • PORTLAND, Oregon - Federal authorities say a mixed martial arts fighter and instructor convicted in Clackamas County of attempted child sexual abuse has been deported.

  • Bend priest leaves Catholic Church to start anew 
    Updated: Apr-23-14 10:08 am
  • BEND, Oregon - A priest who was removed as pastor of a Bend church is resigning from the Roman Catholic Church to start a new parish affiliated with the Evangelical Catholic Diocese of the Northwest.

  • Police make arrest in 1995 Portland homicide 
    Updated: Apr-23-14 9:49 am
  • PORTLAND, Oregon - Police say cold case detectives arrested a 48-year-old man Tuesday in the 1995 slaying of a man as he slept at his home in Portland.

  • New sex abuse lawsuit against Portland Archdiocese 
    Updated: Apr-23-14 9:01 am
  • PORTLAND, Oregon - Another lawsuit has been filed against the Catholic Archdiocese of Portland by a man who says he was one of dozens of boys sexually abused by a priest in the 1960s and 1970s.

  • Syringe threat in Portland ice cream shop robbery 
    Updated: Apr-23-14 1:40 am
  • PORTLAND, Oregon - Police say a skinny robber wearing bright colors and brandishing a syringe he claimed was "full of AIDS" robbed an ice cream shop Tuesday night in downtown Portland.