Amanda Knox is escorted by Italian penitentiary police officers to Perugia's court, Italy, at the end of a hearing. (AP Photo/Pier Paolo Cito, File)

Court in Knox trial allows new DNA test

A court hearing Amanda Knox’s second appeals trial on Monday accepted a request to run additional DNA tests on the presumed weapon in the mu…

President Barack Obama waves after he answered a question on the looming federal government shutdown after making a statement to reporters during his meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Monday, Sept. 30, 2013. The White House said the two leaders would discuss negotiations with the Palestinians, developments in Syria and Iran. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

US careens toward shutdown over Obamacare

A conservative challenge to President Barack Obama’s landmark health care law pushed the federal government Monday to the brink of the first…

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Yamhill man shoots self with pistol

Deputies say the victim dropped the gun and it discharged, sending a bullet up through his body before lodging in his neck.

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Mudslide, puddles, trees keep crews busy

From downed trees and branches and water creeping up into roads, the problems have city crews running. Now they’re asking for the public’s h…

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1 dead in Vancouver SR-14 crash

The passenger in a small car heading east on State Route 14 was killed Sunday night when the vehicle crashed near the SE 164th Avenue ramp.

Fight in vehicle caused fatal I-84 crash

Authorities say a fatal crash on Interstate 84 was the result of a fight between a driver and passenger. The 31-year-old man reportedly died…

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Waves could reach 30 feet high on coast

Record rainfall also hit the Oregon Coast Sunday, causing downed trees and road debris. High winds and other factors also led the National W…

Portland Timbers fans wave flags and cheer during the first half of an MLS soccer game against the Los Angeles Galaxy in Portland, Ore., Sunday, Sept. 29, 2013. (AP Photo/Don Ryan)

Timbers get soggy win over LA

The victory solidified Portland’s hold on the third spot in the MLS standings with a 12-5-13 record and four matches to go. Portland is unde…