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August 19, 2014 at 7:49 AM

Oregon woman accused of setting husband afire

MT. ANGEL, Ore. (AP) — A Mt. Angel woman accused of setting her husband on fire is jailed on an attempted murder charge. KPTV reports an officer on patrol Friday evening saw the woman and man outside their home and initially thought there had been an accident with a barbecue. The man, 43-year-old Timothy Bork, was flown…

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July 16, 2014 at 7:12 AM

Eugene police investigate swastika graffiti

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Eugene police are investigating swastikas that were found painted onto mailboxes near a Jewish fraternity near the University of Oregon. The Register-Guard says the mailbox belongs to a neighboring apartment complex but directly faces the Alpha Epsilon Pi fraternity. Police spokeswoman Melinda McLaughlin said there are no suspects at this time. Fraternity…

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June 10, 2014 at 9:00 AM

Deputy: Student, suspect dead in shooting at Oregon school

UPDATE: 10:35 a.m. |  A fuller story on the shooting is now available here. UPDATE: 10:07 a.m. |  TROUTDALE, Ore. (AP) — Police in Oregon say a gunman fatally shot a student at a high school near Portland. Authorities said Tuesday the suspect also was dead and the situation is stabilized. The Multnomah County sheriff’s office said there were reports…

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March 11, 2014 at 12:50 PM

Oregon dog owner fatally stabs attacking pit bull

SHERWOOD, Ore. (AP) — Sherwood police said a man defending his own dog fatally stabbed an attacking pit bull. Police said Aaron Shields told officers the attacking dog bit both him and his pet as they left their house Monday evening. He said he tried to stop the attack but couldn’t, so he retreated to the house,…

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January 28, 2014 at 7:42 AM

Oregon woman wants cremated husband’s gold teeth

NEWBERG, Ore. (AP) — A Newberg woman wants to know what happened to her late husband’s 15 gold teeth after he was cremated. Beverly Horttor told KATU the funeral home told her the metal vaporizes in the heat. But the Oregon Mortuary and Cemetery Board says that’s not the case — the temperature does not consume gold…

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December 3, 2013 at 7:32 AM

Oregon students tend pot growing operation, get paid in pot, say police

WEST LINN, Ore. (AP) — Police say they have busted a pot ring linked to West Linn High School. Investigators believe a 51-year-old man hired high school students to tend his marijuana growing operation and paid them in marijuana. They also say marijuana was sold at the school through a network of student dealers. Police raided the…

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November 26, 2013 at 7:28 AM

Lakeside, Ore., man accused of punching 13-year-old

LAKESIDE, Ore. (AP) — A 34-year-old Lakeside man who was looking for the boy who elbowed his 10-year-old son in a football game is accused of punching a 13-year-old in the head. Coos County investigators arrested Mark Andrew Colton on Saturday on a charge of second-degree assault. Tthe incident happened in October when Colton’s son was playing…

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November 7, 2013 at 8:49 AM

Ore. students sent home; bullet hole in door

MILTON-FREEWATER, Ore. (AP) — Classes have been canceled for the rest of the week at a northeastern Oregon school after a custodian found a bullet hole in the front door — and the bullet was found lodged in a rear door down the hall. No one was hurt. Pleasant View Alternative School Principal Suzy Mayes says the…

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October 7, 2013 at 11:21 AM

Inmates briefly take control of part of Oregon youth prison

The Associated Press GRANTS PASS, Ore. — Authorities say 11 inmates rioted at a youth prison in Southern Oregon, taking over a portion of the Rogue Valley Youth Correctional Facility in Grants Pass for several hours. Superintendent Ken Jerin told the Grants Pass Daily Courier (http://bit.ly/19vEFPS ) that one guard had to barricade himself in an office…

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