A state Senate committee on Monday gave preliminary approval to a measure that would allow the state to execute prisoners by firing squad if the drugs used for lethal injection are unavailable 30 days before the scheduled execution.
The measure would dissolve the independent corporation that was created to run Cover Oregon, which was supposed to create a website to enroll people in health insurance under President Barack Obama’s health care law. Cover Oregon spent $300 million but never launched a working website, embarrassing the state’s political leadership.
Judge Joseph Bean ordered Mendoza, 22, to stand trial on a murder charge after a graphic hearing that ended with Mendoza threatening suicide as she was led from the courtroom. She pleaded not guilty.
Eric Moutsos, 33, said Wednesday that he was unfairly branded a bigot despite simply asking to swap roles and work a different part of the parade in June 2014. Moutsos, a Mormon, said he felt uncomfortable doing what he considered celebratory circles with other motorcycles leading the parade because of his religious views. But he said he never refused to work the parade.
An affidavit filed by deputies says the parents told investigators they did pornography, which involved the mother self-lactating while others paid to watch online. Williams and Hancock said they fed the baby milk several times each day but never took him to a doctor.
The sheriff’s department said Tuesday the footage shows 33-year-old Aleksander Robin Tomaszewski hitting himself, leaving two black eyes.
The man was identified Monday as 34-year-old Bruce Lee Steward of Colton, an unincorporated community 35 miles south of Portland along Oregon 211 between Molalla and Estacada.
The new measurement puts the monument at 554 feet, 7 and eleven-thirty-seconds of an inch, as measured from the floor of the main entrance to the top.
Just weeks after being sworn in for an unprecedented fourth term, Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber announced his resignation following allegations his fiancée used their relationship to win contracts for her consulting business and failed to report income on her taxes.
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The speakers attending the celebration kept their focus on the birthday party and not the stunning events that unfolded on Friday, first with Kitzhaber’s emotional declaration that he will step down on Wednesday followed by news of a federal subpoena served on the state Department of Administrative Services.
Reaz Qadir Khan, 51, admitted before U.S. District Court Judge Michael Mosman on Friday that he arranged for Ali Jaleel to receive $2,450 before Jaleel participated in the May 2009 attack. He also admitted providing financial help and advice to Jaleel’s wives after the bombing, with the knowledge it would help them avoid capture.
A look at the Pontifical residence of Castelgandolfo, the summer residence of Popes and will host Pope Benedict XVI during the next conclave.
See how the world celebrated the arrival of 2013.
The latest mass shooting to strike an American community may be a particularly horrific one. At a Connecticut elementary school, an official says 27 people are dead, including 20 children.
Crews and equipment from Travis Air Force Base are heading east to help with relief efforts in areas devastated by Hurricane Sandy.
Forecasters say Hurricane Sandy is speeding up and should make landfall early Monday evening in southern New Jersey.
Athletes, heads of state and dignitaries from around the world gathered in the Olympic Stadium for the closing ceremony of the 30th Olympiad.
See how the U.S. Forest Service’s famous and furry public relations figure has change created in 1944.