Oregon

Police outside Parkrose High School
Dave Killen/The Oregonian via AP
May 19, 2019 - 9:17 am
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Police released the identity Saturday of an 18-year-old student who was tackled after reportedly bringing a gun into classroom at an Oregon high school. Angel Granados Dias had been booked into the Multnomah County Detention Center on suspicion of possessing a firearm in a...
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This location is the last remaining Blockbuster in the US.
Courtesy Sandi Harding via CNN
March 07, 2019 - 4:07 pm
By Michelle Lou and Saeed Ahmed (CNN) -- It's lonely at the top. That's what the Blockbuster in Bend, Oregon, discovered when the only other store in the world -- located in Australia -- announced it was closing. Although Sandi Harding, the general manager of the Oregon Blockbuster, is excited that...
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This photo released Saturday, March 2, 2019, by the Deschutes County Sheriff's Office, shows the scene where a man whose car was stranded in central Oregon snow for 5 days survived by eating taco sauce packets and starting the engine periodically to warm
Deschutes County Sheriff's Office via AP
March 04, 2019 - 5:45 pm
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon man who was rescued after five days stuck in deep snow with his dog is deeply grateful to his rescuers and embarrassed to have caused so much trouble, his aunt told The Associated Press on Monday. Jeremy Taylor's 4-wheel-drive vehicle got stuck Feb. 24 in snow on a U...
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An Amtrak train headed for Los Angeles with almost 200 people on board came to a standstill Sunday evening after hitting a tree that had fallen onto the tracks
Rebekah Dodson/Twitter via CNN
February 26, 2019 - 7:59 am
By Jay Croft and Gianluca Mezzofiore, CNN (CNN) -- A train with nearly 200 people on aboard that had been stranded in deep snow for more than 36 hours has arrived at an Amtrak station in Eugene, Oregon. The train, originally en-route to Los Angeles, will return to Seattle after receiving...
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Measles
CNN
January 24, 2019 - 9:25 am
By Faith Karimi, CNN (CNN) -- A person infected with measles attended a Portland Trail Blazers home game in Oregon last week amid an outbreak that has left at least 22 people ill this month in neighboring Washington state. Contagious people also went to Portland International Airport, as well as to...
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Jermaine Massey
Courtesy of Kafoury & McDougal via CNN
December 29, 2018 - 12:40 pm
By Keith Allen (CNN) — Two employees seen on video asking a black guest to leave a Portland, Oregon, hotel after he took a phone call in the lobby have been let go, the facility said Saturday on Twitter. The incident took place December 22 at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Portland. Jermaine Massey...
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In this photo provided by Colin O'Brady, of Portland., Ore., he poses for a photo while traveling across Antarctica on Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2018.
Colin O'Brady via AP
December 26, 2018 - 8:05 pm
(AP) — An Oregon man became the first person to traverse Antarctica alone without any assistance on Wednesday, trekking across the polar continent in an epic 54-day journey that was previously deemed impossible. Colin O'Brady, of Portland, finished the bone-chilling, 930-mile (1,500-kilometer)...
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Magic Mushrooms
Jan Daniels/Getty Images
November 30, 2018 - 11:58 am
By Paul P. Murphy, CNN (CNN) -- Oregon's Secretary of State has just approved language for a potential ballot initiative that would legalize psychedelic mushrooms. Now organizers need to get 117,578 signatures to actually put their initiative on the ballot. If they get the requisite number of...
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FILE--In this Feb. 23, 2004, file photo, winemaker David Lett savors the bouquet from a glass of Pinot Noir at his Eyrie Vinyards home in Dundee, Ore.
AP Photo/Don Ryan, file
November 28, 2018 - 8:38 pm
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Pinot noir is one of the finickiest grapes, but with proper nurturing it produces an amazing wine. Officials in Oregon and at a U.S. government agency are similarly finicky, and are stomping on a California winery's claims that it makes an Oregon pinot. Copper Cane, a Napa Valley...
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This undated photo provided by Lisa Christon shows the dog allegedly shot by Oregon man Josh Horner. The dog was found, alive and never having been shot.
Lisa Christon via AP
September 11, 2018 - 1:28 pm
By Andrew Selsky, Associated Press SALEM, Ore. (AP) — The discovery of a black Labrador named Lucy led to the unraveling of a criminal case Monday against an Oregon man who had begun serving a 50-year prison sentence. Joshua Horner, a plumber from the central Oregon town of Redmond, was convicted...
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