"You drive down here at 6 or 7 at night and there are people walking around," a business owner said. "That's what Springfield needs: people downtown."
A grandfather helped his 10-year-old granddaughter escape a burning home and handed her a 1-year-old grandchild with severe burns before succumbing to the heat and the smoke early Wednesday morning, the Curry County Sheriff's Office said.
Francisco Vasquez has danced all over the world. He started in Mexico and then went to California. Soon, he'll be headed to Italy - but not without stopping by the Eugene Salsa Festival to share his love of dance.
About 80 people came to compete at the Winter Classic horse show last weekend.
Is there something inherently aggressive about the breed? A dog trainer and a dog rescuer say no - it's not a dog problem; it's a people problem.
Police busted an 18-year-old for trying to sell stolen bikes on Portland Craigslist, only to learn he was the suspect in a stolen goat investigation.
About 50 people gathered at the Thurston Grange on Tuesday night for a town hall meeting with their state lawmakers. The hot button issue was pedestrian safety on Main Street.
Two people familiar with the deal told The Associated Press the Philadelphia Eagles have agreed to trade star running back LeSean McCoy to the Buffalo Bills for linebacker Kiko Alonso, a former Oregon Duck coached by Kelly in college.
A fire destroyed a house Tuesday night, leaving 7 people without a home.
The general manager of a local historic theater is making a last ditch effort to restore it and keep it running. He's trying to raise funds to buy the Bob White Theater on SE Foster Road.
U.S. immigration authorities said Wednesday they were forced by Supreme Court precedent to release a foreigner later shot to death by police on Los Angeles' Skid Row after he served prison time for bank robbery because no country would take him.
The Supreme Court was sharply divided Wednesday in the latest challenge to President Barack Obama's health overhaul, this time over the tax subsidies that make insurance affordable for millions of Americans.
The Justice Department won't prosecute former a Ferguson, Missouri, police officer in the shooting death of an unarmed black 18-year-old, but in a scathing report released Wednesday faulted the city and its law enforcement for racial bias.
The flashy Gulf city with a skyline that looks like something out of a science fiction movie is embracing its love of all things new with plans for a "Museum of the Future."
The pervasive creep of the Internet from computers and phones to all kinds of objects is the theme of this year's edition of the Mobile World Congress wireless show.
Taylor Swift helped make a young cancer patient's final wish come true by video-chatting with the fan on Monday night.
His life on the line, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev went on trial Wednesday in the Boston Marathon bombing, with prosecutors saying he used a backpack to plant a bomb specifically designed to "tear people apart and create a bloody spectacle."
A Clackamas county family wants to know why a sheriff's deputy shot and killed their beloved pony.
More than 70 passengers aboard an Asiana Airlines flight that crashed in San Francisco two years ago have reached a settlement in their lawsuits against the airline.
A Glide man says he killed a cougar to protect his family and livestock, but the pictures he posted on social media have created a lot of buzz.
According to Redfin, Nirvana lead singer & guitarist Kurt Cobain's childhood home in Aberdeen, WA is on the market.
Roseburg High School’s wrestling team is celebrating its second straight OSAA Class 6A State Championship, its seventh title in nine years.
The Chicago Cubs' scramble to get as much of a massive renovation of Wrigley Field done before next month's opening day hit a bump Tuesday.
People living in the Brighton Beach community are on edge after a hillside that's already triggered one mudslide appears to be moving again.