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Friend Of Missing 7-Year-Old's Stepmother Refuses To Answer Questions

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 11.08.2012 | Crime

DeDe Spicher, a close friend of missing 7-year-old Kyron Horman's stepmother, has refused to answer questions about the boy's 2010 disappearance. A...

Neighbor Admits To Shooting And Sexually Assaulting Whitney Heichel: Affidavit

AP | STEVEN DUBOIS | Posted 10.24.2012 | Crime

PORTLAND, Ore. -- A man accused of killing an Oregon barista told police he fatally shot the woman after kidnapping her and forcing her to perform a s...

SLEEPING ON THE JOB: Police Say This Man Fell Asleep During An Attempted Burglary

AP | Posted 09.24.2012 | Weird News

HILLSBORO, Ore. -- Sheriff's deputies responding to a burglary call say they found a 20-year-old man asleep on the kitchen floor of a home in Oregon. ...

No Jail For Parents Who Didn't Take Dying Son To Doctor

The Huffington Post | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 09.21.2012 | Crime

An Oregon couple whose teenaged son died from a burst appendix because they don't believe in modern medicine accepted a plea deal to avoid jail. L...

Sex Offender Arrested After Ruining Wedding Dinner

Posted 09.18.2012 | Crime

A registered sex offender in Oregon was arrested shortly after his catering company ruined a wedding dinner. Lindsey Petrushkin got married last w...

Man Armed With Insect Repellant Robs Restaurant

Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 08.15.2012 | Weird News

Police in Oregon are trying to sting a man who robbed a local restaurant using bug spray as his weapon of choice. The thief came into a place calle...

Priest In Underwear Allegedly Chases Boy Down Street

Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 08.16.2012 | Crime

An Oregon priest faces first degree sexual abuse charges after being accused of fondling a 12-year-old boy Sunday night. Investigators said that Fa...

An Oregon Judge Keeps Giving This Death Row Inmate Reprieves He Doesn't Want

AP | NIGEL DUARA | Posted 07.24.2012 | Crime

SALEM, Ore. -- An Oregon death row inmate and the state's governor are at the center of an unusual legal battle – the governor has granted the t...

Facebook Post Led Authorities To Murder-Suicide

AP | STEVEN DUBOIS | Posted 09.04.2012 | Crime

DUNDEE, Ore. -- An Oregon man shot and killed his estranged wife and their two children at his home on the Fourth of July before killing himself, poli...

Remains Of Missing Hiker With Developmental Disabilities Found 30 Years Later

Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 06.22.2012 | Crime

The last three decades have been long and hard for Rebecca Carroll, but closure may be beginning for her. On Oct. 24, 1981, Carroll's 21-year-old s...

Woman Awarded $900,000 For Herpes Infection

The Huffington Post | David Lohr | Posted 06.03.2013 | Crime

A jury awarded an Oregon woman $900,000 after her date allegedly gave her herpes. The decision came after four days of testimony and two hours of d...

Matthew Fox Charged With Drunk Driving

Newser | Posted 07.07.2012 | Crime

First it was a stripper, then a bar brawl, and now it's a DUI for Matthew Fox. The Lost star was busted early Friday in Oregon, where he lives. ...

Mom Allegedly Helps 13-Year-Old Daughter Sext By Snapping Nude Photos

David Lohr | Posted 05.07.2012 | Crime

Authorities in Utah have arrested a woman for allegedly helping her 13-year-old daughter text nude photos to a 30-year-old man. The young girl's mo...

30 Years On The Run: Cops In Oregon Arrest Michigan Fugitive

Posted 03.16.2012 | Crime

Police in Oregon busted a wanted fugitive of nearly three decades on Monday after he robbed a bank just one day before his 60th birthday. Steven Le...

Cops Mistake Naked Bondage Sex Game For Kidnapping, Naked Woman Arrested

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 02.15.2012 | Weird News

They wanted bondage, and they wound up in handcuffs. A Portland, Ore., couple was arrested on Valentine's Day after cops mistook a bound and naked ...

Piggyback Punk: Man Pleads Guilty To Assaulting High School Athletes

Posted 02.03.2012 | Crime

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — A 250-pound man with a history of jumping on the backs of student athletes in the Pacific Northwest has pleaded guilty to assau...

How Much Pot Is Too Much Medical Marijuana: Law Put To Test

AP | JEFF BARNARD | Posted 04.03.2012 | Politics

ROGUE RIVER, Ore. — When police knocked on Josh Brewer's door to check for marijuana, even one of the nation's most liberal medical marijuana la...

LOOSE CHANGE: Burglar Drops Rare Coin Collection Into Counting Machine

Posted 01.06.2012 | Crime

Turns out a few burglars who thought they cashed in, didn't really make bank at all. An Oregon man is counting his lucky pennies after police recov...

Cops: Man Attacked Shoppers With Light Saber

Posted 12.15.2011 | Weird News

That's not how you use the force! An Oregon man went Darth Vader on customers at Toys 'R' Us this week when he allegedly assaulted at least three p...

Woman Stabs Classmate During Anger Management Class: Lawsuit

Posted 12.14.2011 | Weird News

Sign this student up for another session. A woman in an anger management class stabbed her classmate in the neck during an argument about a "Dr. Ph...

WATCH: High Speed Police Chase Ends With Patrol Car Crashing Into House

Posted 01.11.2012 | Weird News

This is why you're supposed to stop in the name of the law. A dashboard video camera in a Tigard Police Department cop car shows a high-speed chas...

Suspect Falls Through Ceiling Into Police Custody

Posted 01.01.2012 | Weird News

In the Pacific Northwest, when it rains, it pours -- including criminals. Police say that a man hiding from them in an attic fell through the ceil...

Portland's Alleged 'Moss Man' Fails To Show Up For Trial

AP | Posted 12.12.2011 | Weird News

HILLSBORO, Ore. (Associated Press) -- Authorities say an Oregon burglary suspect dubbed "Moss Man" failed to show up at his trial, and a warrant has b...

Oregon Authorities Say Body Found In Jeep Linked To Grisly Crime Spree

AP | JONATHAN J. COOPER | Posted 12.08.2011 | Crime

PORTLAND, Ore. — A third body has been found in a deadly crime spree that began with the slaying of a Washington woman last week and ended with ...

Police Capture Couple On The Run After Murder, Disappearances

AP | JONATHAN J. COOPER and NIGEL DUARA | Posted 12.05.2011 | Crime

SALEM, Ore. — An Oregon teen who crossed paths with a couple sought in the killing of a Washington state woman was found slain in a rural area a...