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Local King County Sheriff backs Oregon pot legalization (New) King County Sheriff backs Oregon pot legalization
A prominent law enforcement official in Washington state says in ads set to air Tuesday in Oregon that his state's regulations involving legalized recreational marijuana are working.
Local Lawsuit claims website aids child sex trafficking Lawsuit claims website aids child sex trafficking
The Washington Supreme Court is set to hear arguments Tuesday in a case filed by three sex trafficking victims who say the website Backpage.com helps promote the exploitation of children.
Local Vancouver man accused of killing fussy baby Vancouver man accused of killing fussy baby (Video)
A 24-year-old Vancouver man accused of killing his newborn son because the infant was fussy appeared in court Monday and was ordered held on $750,000 bail for investigation of murder.
Local UO announces $2 billion fundraising campaign UO announces $2 billion fundraising campaign
The University of Oregon is offering two new scholarships to students who have worked hard through high school. If you qualify, the money is automatically awarded to in-state students.
Local Mayhem erupts near pumpkin fest in New Hampshire Mayhem erupts near pumpkin fest in New Hampshire
Keene State College students quickly cleaned up from a chaotic weekend Sunday after violent parties near the city's annual pumpkin festival led to destruction, dozens of arrests and multiple injuries.
Local Police hunt for clues near where Va. remains found Police hunt for clues near where Va. remains found
After finding remains that could be University of Virginia student Hannah Graham, authorities interviewed nearby residents and picked through leaves on the side of a sparsely populated highway, searching for any clues or evidence.
Local Calif. man charged in 14-year-old Oregon girl's disappearance
The San Francisco Bay Area man accused of bringing a 14-year-old girl he met online back to his home traveled to Oregon with his daughter to pick her up and had met her once before, when the two had a sexual encounter, federal authorities said.
Local Effectiveness of Ebola travel ban questioned Effectiveness of Ebola travel ban questioned (Photo Gallery)
A ban on travel from West Africa might seem like a simple and smart response to the frightening Ebola outbreak there. It's become a central demand of Republicans on Capitol Hill and some Democrats, and is popular with the public. But health experts are nearly unanimous in saying it's a bad idea that could backfire.
Local Big donor backs Oregon open primary measure Big donor backs Oregon open primary measure
A Houston billionaire who has given $1.5 million in support of a ballot measure to change Oregon's primary election system says the proposed format is one of the few solutions to lessening dysfunction in Washington, D.C.
Local Child flu vaccine in short supply Child flu vaccine in short supply (Video)
Twelve-month-old Evelynn may not realize it now, but she's one of the lucky ones. That's because she was able to get the flu shot despite a shortage that's impacting the area.