Portland Oregon

An Alaska Airlines jet

FBI: Man tried to open exit door on Oregon flight

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A passenger on a commercial flight from Alaska to Oregon was arrested Monday after witnesses say he tried to open an emergency exit during the plane’s descent and other passengers had […]


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Need a beer? Head to your bank

Forget free toasters—think beer and yoga. Those extras are among the draws being used by banks to lure customers to branches in an age when checks can be deposited with a smartphone picture and mortgage applications filled out online.


Surgical team

Leaving hospital? Heed care tips or you may return

WASHINGTON (AP) — Michael Lee knew he was still in bad shape when he left the hospital five days after emergency heart surgery. But he was so eager to escape the constant prodding and the roommate’s loud TV that he tuned out the nurses’ care instructions.


An Alaska Airlines jet

Alaska Airlines: Pilot who fainted had stomach bug

SEATTLE (AP) — An Alaska Airlines spokesman says a pilot who lost consciousness while flying from Los Angeles to Seattle was suffering from food poisoning or a stomach virus.


An Alaska Airlines jet

Passengers talk about pilot who lost consciousness in flight

Flight 473, a Boeing 737, departed LAX at 6:37 last night bound for Seattle with 116 passengers and five crewmembers aboard. But the jet touched down in Portland around 9:05 p.m. because the pilot lost […]


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Police: Ore. mall shooter used stolen rifle

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – The gunman who killed two people and himself in a shooting rampage at an Oregon mall was 22 years old and used a stolen AR-15 semiautomatic rifle from someone he knew. He had several fully loaded magazines.


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Starbucks to offer $450 gift card

NEW YORK (AP) – For the person who has everything? Starbucks is offering a $450 gift card made of stainless steel.


Boy Scouts release 20 years of 'perversion' files

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – A trove of some 14,500 pages from the Boy Scouts’ so-called “perversion files” have been made public, and the files show that on numerous occasions local officials helped cover up abuse […]


Portland boy accused of Internet shooting threat

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – Portland police say a 17-year-old boy threatened a school shooting in an Internet post. Police say he wrote that he was going to shoot people at Wilson High School at noon […]


Oregon soldier on probation can go to Afghanistan

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – The Oregon Supreme Court has ordered a judge to modify the terms of a soldier’s probation so he can serve with his unit to Afghanistan. Derrick James McDonald had asked the […]





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