The 118th running of the Boston Marathon began under heavy security Monday morning, a year after the bombings near the race's finish line that killed three people and wounded more than 260 others.
LaMarcus Aldridge had just fouled out late in overtime after scoring a career-high and franchise playoff-record 46 points when he went to Portland teammate Damian Lillard with a simple message.
A 10-year old Junction City boy camped with Eugene's homeless Friday for a night to get a first-hand experience of what homeless life is like. After his stay on the streets, Keegan Keppner pledged to help the homeless.
As the annual Megga Hunt returned to Lively Park, families gathered to enjoy a day filled with Easter egg hunting.
The messages started arriving just hours after the bombings, pleading for an entry into the 2014 Boston Marathon. For months the calls and emails continued, runners begging for an opportunity to cross the finish line on Boylston Street and convinced it would ease at least some of their grief.
Emerald Empire Sports Car Club held its first event of the autocross season at the Bald Knob Lumber yard. A variety of drivers attended ranging from novice drivers in ordinary street cars, to nationally competitive drivers in purpose built race cars.
Animal welfare activists picketing Liam Neeson's home on Saturday said they don't agree with him that the city's carriage horses should keep working.
Survivors of Mount Everest's deadliest avalanche recalled scenes of panic and chaos, describing Sunday how they dug through snow with their hands and ice axes in hopes of finding their friends alive.
Marking Christianity's most hopeful day, Pope Francis made an Easter Sunday plea for peace and dialogue in Ukraine and Syria, for an end to terrorist attacks against Christians in Nigeria and for more attention to the hungry and neediest close to home.
Divers finally have found a way into the ferry that sunk off South Korea's southern shore and begun the grim task of recovering bodies.
A Malaysian official met Sunday with relatives of passengers who were aboard the missing jetliner and discussed ways of providing them with financial assistance, as an unmanned submarine continued to search for any signs of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.
Once the province of activists and stoners, the traditional pot holiday of April 20 has gone mainstream in the first state in the nation to legalize recreational marijuana.
After only playing five innings in each of their past four games, the Ducks had to battle through seven innings in the third game of the three-game series against the California Golden Bears. The Oregon Ducks finished the series against the Bears with a 7-2 victory, and a series sweep. The Ducks stayed strong offensively, and continued their errorless defense.
The dark hall inside Christianity's holiest shrine was illuminated with the flames from thousands of candles on Saturday as worshippers participated in the holy fire ceremony, a momentous spiritual event in Orthodox Easter rites.
A 27-year-old man was found dead Saturday morning when firefighters responded to a burning home in North Eugene.
The Oregon Ducks stomped the California Golden Bears 15-3 in the second game of the three-game series, scoring an unheard of 15 runs in one inning. The players wore pink uniforms for the “Strike Out Cancer” breast cancer awareness game.
Search teams have recovered a 13th body on Mount Everest, a day after an avalanche swept over a group of Sherpa guides in the deadliest disaster on the world's highest peak.
Divers have recovered 10 more bodies from inside the ferry that sank off South Korea. The confirmed death toll is now 46.
A robotic submarine looking for the missing Malaysia Airlines jet is expected to finish searching a patch of the Indian Ocean seabed within a week after so far coming up empty, and the search area may be expanded after that, officials said Saturday.
Travelers at Asian airports have asked questions about the March 8 disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 while en route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing. Here are some of them, followed by answers.
Two of three men who police say were involved in a crime spree that led to the wounding of a Portland police officer and the fatal shooting of a police dog have been booked into jail.