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Nearly disemboweled victim faces attacker at sentencing hearing

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Just before his sentencing Friday afternoon, the defendant said he wanted to change his lawyer because he felt his attorney was ineffective during the trial.
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Police: Patient caught with meth, scale, packaging in Vancouver hospital room

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 Detectives had received reliable information that the woman was dealing meth directly out of her Vancouver hospital room, while she was checked in as a patient.
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I-5 abuzz with bees after semitruck tips, dumps hives in Washington

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A semitruck carrying honeybees scattered hundreds of hives when it overturned on a highway north of Seattle. More>>

Reynolds HS teacher resigns after DUII arrest, inappropriate text allegations

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The Teachers Standards and Practices Commission said Justin Prunk shared highly personal information about his life and his marriage and crossed student-teacher boundaries. More>>

Suicide attack in Afghanistan kills at least 30 people

A deadly attack on a bank branch in Jalalabad also wounded more than 80 people. (Source: Wikimedia Commons) A deadly attack on a bank branch in Jalalabad also wounded more than 80 people. (Source: Wikimedia Commons)

A suicide bomb attack on a bank branch in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad has killed at least 30 people, officials said. More>>

New Hampshire clash of Republican presidential contenders

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The Republican Party's most ambitious have stormed into New Hampshire for an early state showdown that highlighted the diversity, political challenges and sheer size of the GOP's 2016 presidential class. More>>

First WWI gas attack produced new horrors, changed warfare

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As a spring breeze wafted into his trench, commander Georges Lamour of the French 73rd infantry saw something almost surreal drift his way. A yellow-green cloud. More>>

US Treasury secretary urges Greece to reach debt deal

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U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew is urging Greece to reach a deal with its creditors, warning that a default would "create immediate hardship for Greece" and damage the world economy. More>>

Go figure: Stat titles rarely lead to NBA titles

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 It's already known that Oklahoma City won't win the NBA title, since the Thunder didn't make the playoffs. More>>

Reed student accused of sex abuse asks to return to class

Jeremiah True's Multnomah Co. booking photo. Jeremiah True's Multnomah Co. booking photo.
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According to the petition, the 20-year-old student was banned from attending the class in mid-March after he questioned the statistic that one in five women are raped on college campuses. More>>

Cornelius man goes to Taco Bell for lunch; winds up with a pet parakeet to go

Robert Detrick tells FOX 12 he was sitting at the drive thru on Thursday afternoon when the  bird flew through the window of his van , and just stayed there. Robert Detrick tells FOX 12 he was sitting at the drive thru on Thursday afternoon when the bird flew through the window of his van , and just stayed there.
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A Cornelius man goes to Taco Bell for lunch, and winds up with a pet parakeet to go after the lost bird flew into his van.  More>>

Gas-line blast closes major highway, injures at least 11

(Eric Paul Zamora/The Fresno Bee via AP). Pacific Gas & Electric trucks pass a road block staffed by Fresno County Sheriff, Fresno Police and California Highway Patrol officers at Herndon Avenue and North Weber Avenue following an explosion after a... (Eric Paul Zamora/The Fresno Bee via AP). Pacific Gas & Electric trucks pass a road block staffed by Fresno County Sheriff, Fresno Police and California Highway Patrol officers at Herndon Avenue and North Weber Avenue following an explosion after a...

A large gas pipeline exploded into a tower of fire Friday in Central California, closing both directions of a major highway in the region and injuring at least 11 people, three of them critically, authorities said. More>>

Beautiful weekend ahead along the Oregon Coast

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As Oregonians we know that sunshine and the beach don't usually go hand-in-hand, especially this early in the season. But a weekend full of bright mid-April sunshine on the way has businesses owners and tourists pretty excited. More>>

Traffic Alert: Expect 24-hour flagging for U.S. 26 on Mt. Hood next week

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ODOT and KE Excavating are starting the U.S. 26 Mt. Hood Safety Project next week between Kiwanis Camp Road and OR 35. More>>

Portland mayor makes changes ahead of Uber vote

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Mayor Charlie Hales and City Commissioner Steve Novick on Friday proposed changes to recommendations offered this month by a task force appointed to examine the issue. More>>

Work group to take up bid to expand birth control access

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An Oregon state lawmaker this week proposed allowing pharmacists to prescribe and dispense contraception. More>>

As things heat up, Portland Parks & Rec turns on the water

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The department says most of the decorative fountains - the ones you're not supposed to play in - are up and running.

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Police: Missing woman with Alzheimer's found

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Police say the woman went missing Friday afternoon. More>>

Coast Guard chopper airlifts fallen hiker near Otter Rock

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The North Bend Coast Guard station says Depoe Bay Fire and Rescue called for assistance around 7 p.m. Thursday night. More>>

Court docs: Reed College student arrested for sex abuse

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A probable cause affidavit filed in Multnomah County Circuit Court says a Reed College student was arrested for sex abuse against a 17-year-old girl.

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Police: Couple arrested for truck theft, again

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The only difference this time is no one was hurt in the moments leading up to the couple's arrest, according to police. More>>

Visit national parks for free this weekend

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National Park Week kicks off this Saturday with free admission to all national parks managed by the National Park Service.  More>>

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Woman says she was pistol-whipped by daughter's boyfriend

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A Portland woman may lose site in her left eye, after she said her daughter's boyfriend hit her in the face with a gun. More>>

Obama, Italian Prime Minister Renzi to meet at White House

Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi is getting an audience with President Barack Obama. More>>

Sellwood Bridge closed for the weekend starting 7 p.m. Friday

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The closure is for all motor vehicle, bicyclists and pedestrians. Highway 43 will remain open to two-way traffic. 

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Iraqi officials believe Saddam's top deputy killed

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He was the last member of Saddam Hussein's inner circle still on the run, depicted with his distinctive red moustache as the "king of clubs" on the U.S. military's deck of cards of most-wanted Iraqi regime fugitives. More>>

Ohio man pleads not guilty to plotting military base attack

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Beaverton honors veterans by becoming official Purple Heart city

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The Beaverton City Council voted on a resolution to honor local veterans who have received a Purple Heart by designating the city as a Purple Heart city. 

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Donation puts ballistic vests around Washington County K-9s

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The sheriff's office announced that each K-9 serving on the force has been outfitted with a ballistic vest. 

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Wanted: Washington Square Mall car prowler caught on camera

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Police are looking for Fox 12's Most Wanted, who they suspect is stealing cars from a local mall parking lot. More>>

Police: Albany man arrested for assaulting 1-year-old

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An Albany man is behind bar this morning, charged with assaulting a 1-year-old boy. More>>

Ben & Jerry creating ice cream flavored beer

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Ben & Jerry's is working with New Belgium brewery to create a salted caramel brownie beer. More>>

Albany Police looking for armed, masked men after home invasion

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Albany Police are looking for three people responsible for a terrifying home invasion in which the wrong home was apparently targeted. More>>

Gov. Brown to deliver first State of State address

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Gov. Kate Brown is set to deliver her first state of the state address this afternoon. More>>

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