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Former TV Anchor Wins $1.4 Million Jury Award
Former TV Anchor Wins $1.4 Million Jury Award A jury awarded $1.4 million in damages to a former TV anchor who claimed that doctors at Oregon Health & Science University botched his back surgery. Ken Ackerman said the surgery left him with a constant pain in his right arm and without most of the fine motor skills in his right hand.   Watch this story
St. Helens Man Found Guilty Of Killing Neighbor
St. Helens Man Found Guilty Of Killing Neighbor A St. Helens man has been found guilty of murdering his neighbor, an elderly woman who he had been in a dispute with over a home. The jury returned its verdict against Barry Dent Thursday afternoon, finding him guilty of killing 73-year-old Laurene McGilvra, who was reported missing in May of 2002.
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Report: Man found in home was strangled
Report: Man found in home was strangled
An autopsy report released Thursday says a man found dead after a confrontation with a woman in southeast Portland was strangled to death.   Watch this story
Autopsy: Man found dead in car was shot
Autopsy: Man found dead in car was shot
A man whose body was found in a car parked at a Salem church died of a gunshot wound to the head, according to the autopsy results.
Early morning crash snarls I-205 traffic
Early morning crash snarls I-205 traffic
Police say a minivan going near 100 mph hit a fifth-wheel travel trailer early Thursday morning, sending the minivan across lanes of traffic.   Watch this story
Puyallup man wins $1.6 million Quinto prize
Woman in wheelchair hit while crossing street
Search suspended for man missing near Tillamook Bay
Police: Driver stopped on tracks before impact with train
Car hits MAX train in downtown Portland, no injuries
Police say suspect returned to apologize to rape victim
Police investigate death of Gresham toddler
Soldier from Oregon killed in Mosul, Iraq
OR Supreme Court rules to keep initiatives on the ballot
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Police, parents look for solution to violent teen mobs
Police, parents look for solution to violent teen mobs
Following several violent incidents involving "flash mobs" of young people, police and parents gathered to discuss the problem.   Watch this story
Astoria mayor undaunted by third drunk driving incident
Astoria mayor undaunted by third drunk driving incident
Willis Van Dusen, Astoria's mayor for 16 years, has been charged with drunk driving twice in the past. He plans to run again in November.   Watch this story
Intel cuts: How will Oregon's economy fare?
Intel cuts: How will Oregon's economy fare?
"The economy is doing reasonably well," Oregon's economist said. But he added: "We might be moving into a slowdown period."   Watch this story
What is causing some horse's tails to get shorter?
What is causing some horse's tails to get shorter?
Some horses in Clark County are losing their tails and there are a couple of guesses as to why - including the possibility the hair is being sold.   Watch this story
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Phoenix police make arrest in 'Baseline Killer' case
Phoenix police make arrest in 'Baseline Killer' case
"We still consider all those other cases open at this point," Sgt. Andy Hill said. "The investigation is continuing and we have a lot of work ahead of us."
NASA decides to try Friday shuttle launch
NASA decides to try Friday shuttle launch
Caught in a scheduling squeeze, NASA decided to try to launch space shuttle Atlantis on Friday without replacing a troublesome electrical component.
Report: New bin Laden tape shows Sept. 11 hijackers
Report: New bin Laden tape shows Sept. 11 hijackers
Al-Jazeera broadcast what it called a previously unshown video in which bin Laden is seen meeting with some of the Sept. 11 hijackers.
Discovery Channel plans several Irwin tributes
Gunmen steal $8 million from truck at Guatemala airport
Al-Jazeera plays audiotape said to be from new al-Qaida
Harris looks like primary winner, despite all the flak
Bush moves prisoners, calls Geneva rules 'vague'
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Marion Jones cleared after drug test comes up clean
Marion Jones cleared after drug test comes up clean
"I am absolutely ecstatic," Marion Jones said in a statement. "I have always maintained that I have never ever taken performance enhancing drugs."
Maurice Clarett indicted on new charges
Maurice Clarett indicted on new charges
Former Ohio State tailback Maurice Clarett was indicted Thursday on new charges related to a highway chase and violent struggle with police.
Holyfield to fight Oquendo in November
Holyfield to fight Oquendo in November
"I am asked all the time why I still fight," Holyfield said at a news conference Thursday. "My answer is always the same. I want to reach my goal."
Marlins' rookie pitcher throws no-hitter in 2-0 win
Marlins' rookie pitcher throws no-hitter in 2-0 win
By the ninth inning, the crowd was on its feet, roaring for the Marlins' latest rookie sensation, Anibal Sanchez, to complete the no-hitter.
Tiger Woods takes his winning streak to five
Chargers' Foley to miss season after getting shot
Seahawks sign Willie Ponder
Jankovic beats Dementieva at U.S. Open
Father levels player during teen football game
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David Letterman plans to outlast Jay Leno
David Letterman plans to outlast Jay Leno
CBS Corp. and Letterman have agreed to a four-year contract extension that will keep the comic on the "Late Show" through the 2009-10 television season.
Paris Hilton arrested for DUI in Los Angeles
Paris Hilton arrested for DUI in Los Angeles
Hilton, 25, was booked on suspicion of misdemeanor DUI and released according to police. Police reportedly stopped Hilton because she was "driving erratically."
Barkley insists he is serious about political run
Barkley insists he is serious about political run
He said he is an independent, not a Democrat as previously reported. "The Republicans are full of it," he said. "The Democrats are a little less full of it."
Rosie O'Donnell makes her debut on 'The View'
Dog survives after swallowing 'Gorilla Glue'
VMAs: Dave Meyers explains why videos still matter
Woman's boat docks with man's car in Newport mishap
'Invincible' repeats as No. 1 movie at the box office
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