The gunman who fatally ambushed two police officers in their squad car had a long criminal record, a hatred for police and the government and an apparent history of mental instability that included an attempt to hang himself a year ago, authorities said Sunday.
A mass of demonstrators chanting, "Black lives matter," converged in the Mall of America rotunda Saturday as part of a protest against police brutality that caused part of the mall to shut down on a busy day for holiday shopping.
Oregon got out to an early lead over the Hornets of Delaware State, leading from start to finish in a 83-70 win on Saturday in Matthew Knight Arena.
A heavy rain system is expected to pour on the Cascade Range through the weekend, setting up the potential for flooding and landslides.
A gunman who announced online that he was planning to shoot two "pigs" in retaliation for the chokehold death of Eric Garner ambushed two police officers in a patrol car and shot them to death in broad daylight Saturday before running to a subway station and killing himself, authorities said.
A landslide closed Highway 101 just north of Heceta Head Saturday after the slide “compromised” a retaining barrier, the Oregon Department of Transportation said.
Seattle police say they've arrested the man who broke into Safeco Field early Thursday morning and made off with bags of Mariners memorabilia, including a game-worn Edgar Martinez jersey.
Damian Lillard scored a career-high 43 points, including 16 after regulation, and the Portland Trail Blazers handed the San Antonio Spurs their second straight defeat in triple overtime by rallying for a 129-119 victory Friday night.
The University of Oregon is reaching for the sky on the South Coast with a new wind turbine at the Charleston Marine Center.
One month after a YouTube video surfaced showing a Willamette River shore littered with trash, dozens of volunteers moved in Friday to clean up what illegal campers left behind.
The Army has finished its investigation into how and why Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl disappeared from his base in Afghanistan and leaders were briefing Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel this afternoon, officials said Friday.
The National Weather Service issued a Flood Watch. State geologists warned of increased potential for landslides. And Lane County officials urged residents along the Mohawk and Siuslaw rivers to stay on high alert for flooding.
Two or three men tried to steal an ATM from a Walgreens in downtown Vancouver early Friday morning after crashing a stolen truck through the front door, police officials said.
A chaotic morning unfolded Friday in Tacoma as officers went to arrest a man described as a dangerous career criminal, with a fire breaking out at one location where he was sought and an armed standoff at another location before he was finally arrested.
The Ducks staged a late comeback to overcome a 14-point second half deficit, beating the Broncos of Santa Clara 92-88 in double overtime.
The Obama administration on Friday formally accused the North Korean government of being responsible for the devastating hacking attack against Sony Pictures Entertainment, providing the most detailed accounting to date of a hugely expensive break-in.
Olympic gold medal swimmer Michael Phelps pleaded guilty to drunken driving on Friday, almost three months after he was arrested after leaving a Baltimore casino.
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A 6-year-old boy whose mother and two other women were killed when a motorist slammed into a crowd outside a California church has also died from his injuries, authorities said early Friday.
A van where a man had been living off and on for two years has been removed from the shore of the Willamette River.
Here comes the rain again.
And again. And again.
And again. And again.