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December 2, 2014 at 12:47 PM

Pickup rolls down Oregon embankment; 3 dead

The Associated Press EUGENE, Ore. — Oregon State Police say three people died when a pickup rolled down a steep embankment in Lane County. Lt. Josh Brooks says five people were in the vehicle Tuesday when it veered off Siuslaw River Road. Two passengers survived and flagged down help. Investigators have yet to determine the cause of the…


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September 18, 2014 at 9:19 PM

Crash sends truck dangling over Oregon bridge rail

This photo provided by the Oregon State Police shows a truck hanging over the bridge. An Oregon State Police spokesman said the truck driver has been cited after a commercial truck hauling lumber products crashed at an Umpqua River bridge in southern Oregon, leaving the truck and trailer hanging over the bridge railing above…


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May 26, 2014 at 11:27 AM

Police: Snohomish man holds breath in tunnel until he faints, causes 3-car crash

The Associated Press MANNING, Ore. — Oregon State Police say a 19-year-old man caused a three-car crash when he fainted while holding his breath as he drove through a tunnel northwest of Portland. According to police the Snohomish man told investigators he fainted Sunday afternoon while holding his breath in the Highway 26 tunnel west near the…


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April 21, 2014 at 11:56 AM

Bank robber who killed himself in Oregon remains a mystery

Photos of Joseph Thomas Johnston taken in 2012, 2010 and 2007. Law enforcement officials in Oregon are hoping someone will recognize this bank robber and provide information on his background. The man, identified as Joseph Thomas Johnston, 71, fatally shot himself on April 10 after robbing a bank in Ontario, Ore. Johnston was pulled over by police after the robbery…


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March 4, 2014 at 7:47 PM

Oregon officers find car driven by missing Federal Way man

Adam Standridge, 32, was last seen Sunday night. (Federal Way Police Department) Officers located the car belonging to a missing Federal Way man this afternoon at an Interstate 5 rest area north of Albany, Ore., according to the Oregon State Police. Adam Standridge, 32, was reported missing Monday when he didn’t return home after he…


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October 16, 2013 at 10:37 AM

Ex-Oregon state detective pleads guilty to having sex with prostitute

The Associated Press PORTLAND — An ex-Oregon State Police detective accused of having sex with a prostitute while on duty pleaded guilty Monday to official misconduct and was sentenced to seven days in the Multnomah County Jail. KOIN reports 50-year-old Richard Narvaez worked for Oregon State Police for 23 years and resigned in September. He was assigned to…


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