• California Jul 8, 2019

    Man Arrested in Oregon in Death of Original Mouseketeer

    Authorities in Oregon have arrested a man in the death of an original member of Disney’s “The Mickey Mouse Club.” Daniel James Burda, 36, was taken into custody Friday on suspicion of manslaughter, criminally negligent homicide, abuse of a corpse, criminal mistreatment and identity theft in the death of Dennis Day, Oregon State Police said. Burda was being held in...

  • California Jun 30, 2019

    Oregon Republican Senators End Walkout Over Carbon Bill

    Republican lawmakers returned to the Oregon Senate on Saturday, ending an acrimonious nine-day walkout over a carbon emissions bill that would have been the second such legislation in the nation. The boycott had escalated when the Democratic governor ordered the state police to find and return the rogue Republicans to the Senate so the chamber could convene, and a counter-threat...

  • Twitter Jul 14, 2017

    Eels From Overturned Truck Slime Cars on Oregon Highway

    A truck hauling eels overturned on an Oregon highway, turning the coastal road into a slimy mess. Oregon State Police on Thursday posted a photo on Twitter that showed damaged cars covered by the gooey eels. The agency also posed the question: “What to tell the #drycleaner?”

  • United States Jun 29, 2017

    FBI Agent in Court on Charge of Lying About Rancher Shooting

    An FBI agent pleaded not guilty on Wednesday to charges that he lied about shooting at a key figure in last year’s armed occupation of a national wildlife refuge just before the man was killed by Oregon police.
    W. Joseph Astarita said nothing during a brief court hearing and was released on his own recognizance.

  • Facebook Jan 18, 2017

    Oregon Dad, Toddler Swept to Sea as Mother Helplessly Watched

    One moment, Jayson Thomas was on the Oregon beach with his 3-year-old son. The next, they were gone, swept away by a “sneaker wave” as his wife looked on.

  • Oregon Jul 29, 2014

    PGE statement

    An Oregon trucker who spent days trying to hike out of a forest after taking a wrong turn said he was determined to make it home to his family. Jacob Cartwright told the “Today” show that all the walking left him in so much pain that he was shaking. But “hell or high water,” he was going back to his...

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