Coca-Cola 'closely watching' cannabis in wellness drinks

The Coca-Cola Company says that it's "closely watching" the growth of the use of a non-psychoactive element of cannabis in wellness drinks. The statement Monday came after reports th...

Bodycam video released in fatal shooting of Oregon man

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Body camera video from two campus police officers in Oregon shows they ordered a legally armed black man to drop a gun before they opened fire, killing him. Por...

Authorities: Dead Oregon hiker likely killed by cougar

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Authorities say a dead hiker whose body was recovered this week was likely killed by a cougar, marking the first fatal attack by a wild cougar in Oregon and the second in the Pac...

Oregon will require notification of marijuana harvest

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Before Matthew Miller harvests marijuana this fall from his fields in southern Oregon, he'll have to notify the state for the first time ever — a process that could bring inspect...

Authorities: Mom shot disabled son, then attempted suicide

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A single mother fatally shot her severely disabled 7-year-old son and then attempted suicide after years spent caring for her child, authorities and family friends in Oregon said...

Wildfire smoke blots out mountains, skylines across US West

SEATTLE (AP) — Smoke from wildfires clogged the sky across the U.S. West, leading authorities to tell even healthy adults in the Seattle area to stay indoors, blotting out mountains and city skylines ...

Portland prepares for right-wing, anti-fascist rallies

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Portland, Oregon, is bracing for what could be another round of violent clashes between a right-wing group and self-described anti-fascist counterprotesters who have pledged to k...

Portland braces for dueling right-wing, anti-fascist rallies

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Portland, Oregon, is bracing for what could be another round of violent clashes between a right-wing group and self-described anti-fascist counterprotesters who have pledged to k...

US bishops: Sex allegations against US prelate shameful

The president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops says sex abuse allegations against the ex-Cardinal Theodore McCarrick raise serious questions about how the alleged abuse remained a secret for...

Fugitive Oregon couple found in Mississippi after 18 years

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A couple who eluded arrest on multiple charges of child rape and sodomy in Oregon for nearly 20 years was discovered in Mississippi when the man died and his common-law wife used...

For US pot companies, Canada is the land of opportunity

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Green Thumb Industries had a business plan, expertise and plenty of ambition to grow its marijuana business. What the Chicago-based company didn't have was access to enough capit...

Tractor driver dies as fire consumes Oregon wheat fields

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A man killed in an Oregon wildfire appears to have been trying to protect his neighbor's property from flames sweeping through vast wheat fields in a rural farming area, authorit...

Growing fire shows potential for explosive Northwest season

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A fast-moving grass fire fueled by gusting winds in the Pacific Northwest has forced dozens of households to evacuate and prompted Oregon Gov. Kate Brown to declare an emergency ...

Groups mobilize against threat to Oregon's 'sanctuary' law

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Opponents of an Oregon ballot measure that would repeal the nation's oldest statewide sanctuary law on Monday launched a counter-campaign as elections officials scrambled to cert...

Oregon man sent to psychiatric hospital for beheading mother

OREGON CITY, Ore. (AP) — A man who decapitated his mother on Mother's Day and walked into a rural Oregon grocery store holding her severed head was found guilty of murder by reason of insanity Tuesday...