A 16-year-old Benson High School student catches a smoke while walking to school Thursday, Sept. 19, in Portland, Ore. New data show there are nearly as many 11th-graders in Oregon who smoke cigars as cigarettes. (Jonathan House/Portland Tribune)

‘Sweet deceit’ cigars tempt teens

As cigarette smoking across the U.S. has dropped to its lowest level since the 1930s, tobacco companies have introduced a slew of flavored c…

Portland police shut down Interstate-205 at Southeast Stark Street Thursday, Sept. 26, 2013, following an early morning motorcycle crash. (ODOT)

Police: Motorcyclist crashes at 131 mph

Officials said his blood-alcohol content was three times the legal limit. A 78-year-old woman whose SUV was rear-ended during the collision …