EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — A Eugene, Oregon, woman who had acid thrown on her while walking her dog in March has been the target of two additional acid attacks at her home, believed to be committed by the same person, according to the Eugene Police Department.
EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Noah Lyles pulled in front of teenage sensation Erriyon Knighton at the finish to win the 200 meters at the U.S. track and field championships Sunday.
"I do what it takes to win," proclaimed Lyles, who cheekily pointed to Knighton as he hit the tape in 19.67 seconds.
EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Olympic champion Sydney McLaughlin broke her own world record in the 400-meter hurdles at the U.S. outdoor track and field championships Saturday.
McLaughlin flashed a broad smile when her time was announced, then gave a thumbs-up.
EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Police in Eugene say 10 people were arrested during a Friday night protest following the U.S. Supreme Court's decision to overturn the landmark abortion rights case Roe v. Wade.
EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Olympic silver medalist Fred Kerley flashed a peace sign at the crowd after winning the 100 meters at the U.S. outdoor track and field championships Friday night.
Kerley crossed the line in 9.77 seconds, followed by Marvin Bracy-Williams and Trayvon Bromell.
PARIS (AP) — Three-time Olympic gold medallist Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce equaled her world-leading time of the year in winning the 100 meters in 10.67 seconds at the Diamond League meet in Paris on Saturday.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The board of Portland Public Schools voted this week to expand its weapons ban to restrict anyone with a concealed firearms license from carrying a gun on PPS property.
EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Kentucky's Abby Steiner set a collegiate record in the 200 meters at the NCAA track and field championships on a soggy Saturday at Hayward Field.
Steiner was focused until the finish, when she raised her arms and smiled broadly.
EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Florida's Joseph Fahnbulleh pulled away at the finishes to win the 100 and 200 meters at the NCAA track and field championships Friday night.
Fahnbulleh, who competed for Liberia at the Tokyo Olympics, won the 100 title first in a personal-best 10 seconds.
EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Alabama junior Mercy Chelengat won the 10,000 meters at the opening day of the women's NCAA track and field championships Thursday.
Washington junior Haley Herberg led by 25 second but the pack finally caught up to her.
Olympic champion high jumper Maria Lasitskene, likely to be banned from defending her three straight world titles next month, lashed out at the leaders of the IOC and World Athletics, and expressed sympathy for her Ukrainian competitors in a heartfelt open letter distributed Thursday.
EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Notre Dame junior Dylan Jacobs overcame a fall to win the 10,000 meters at the opening day of the NCAA Track and Field Championships on Wednesday.
Jacobs took the lead on the final lap and held off runner-up Alex Maier of Oklahoma State to cross the finish line in 28 minutes, 12.32 seconds.
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — A Eugene man accused of murder and a bias crime for shooting a Black man in east Salem following a road rage incident has been sentenced to life in prison for the murder.
Marion County Judge Courtland Geyer this week sentenced Manuel North, 48, to life in prison with a minimum of 25 years, the Statesman Journal reported.
Barring a sudden, unexpected end to the war in Ukraine, athletes from Russia and Belarus will be banned from next month's track and field world championships, which marks the largest international sports event since the end of the Winter Olympics and Paralympics.
EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Ryan Crouser can think of no better place to set the shot put world record -- again -- than at home.
The Oregon native and two-time Olympic gold medalist is among the elite athletes eyeing the world outdoor championships this summer in Eugene.
EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Olympic gold medalist Elaine Thompson-Herah of Jamaica held off American Sha'Carri Richardson in the 100 meters at a rainy Prefontaine Classic on Saturday.
Thompson-Herah won in the 100 and 200 and the 400 relay at the Tokyo Olympics.
EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Ejgayehu Taye of Ethiopia bested world record holder Letesenbet Gidey in the 5,000 meters at the Prefontaine Classic on Friday night.
Taye surged on the final lap to win in a meet record and personal best 14 minutes, 12.98 seconds, ahead of fellow Ethiopian Gidney in 14:24.59.
The 18-month suspension is behind Christian Coleman. He's set on quickly returning to where he left off: Being the world's top sprinter.
This weekend's Prefontaine Classic will be a big first step in what could be a prosperous run in Eugene, Oregon, for the 100-meter world champion.
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Daniel Susac hit a two-run homer in the ninth inning for his second of the game, and fifth-seeded Arizona beat No.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A Portland man affiliated with two Portland street gangs has been sentenced to federal prison for robbing a Eugene marijuana store, federal officials said.
The U.S. Attorney’s Office — District of Oregon said Timothy Gaines, 30, was sentenced Wednesday to seven years in prison and five years of supervised release.
EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — A man who called 911 more than 100 times was arrested in Eugene on Tuesday for misusing the emergency number.
Avery Boniface of Eugene, began calling the Eugene Police Department non-emergency number at about 3 a.m.
CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — One of two kayakers who did not return from a weekend trip has been found dead in the Long Tom River near Corvallis and a second kayaker remains missing, the Benton County Sheriff's Office said Tuesday.
EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — A Eugene, Oregon, man who ran a white supremacist website and sent letters that terrorized a community college professor was sentenced in federal court to four years in prison.
EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Officers had glass bottles and canned food thrown at them when they attempted to break up a party that drew as many as 1,000 people to a neighborhood near the University of Oregon, police said.
EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Baristas and other employees at an Oregon Starbucks have voted to unionize, the first in the state and the latest in a nationwide push to organize the coffee shop chain.
The South Eugene Starbucks unanimously approved the formation of a union Wednesday, KLCC/Oregon Public Broadcasting reported.
EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Authorities say a woman and her dog walking in Eugene, Oregon, were injured after a person “splashed and burned” them with “an unknown acid substance."
KOIN reports the attack happened around 11:30 a.m.
EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Oregon forward Nyara Sabally has decided to enter the WNBA draft.
Sabally, a fourth-year sophomore, was Oregon's top scorer and rebounder, averaging 15.4 points and 7.8 boards.
EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon man has pleaded guilty in federal court to illegally importing and exporting hundreds of live scorpions.
Darren Drake, 39, of Eugene, pleaded guilty Monday to conspiring with others to commit Lacey Act violations, a federal misdemeanor, according to the U.S.
EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — A Eugene man who pleaded guilty to beating his grandmother to death in Creswell has been sentenced to life in prison without parole.
EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Oregon will be without guard Will Richardson for the upcoming Pac-12 tournament because of an illness.
Richardson is averaging 14.1 points, 3.7 rebounds and 3.6 assists a game.
EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Drew Peterson scored 20 points, including the game-winning 3-pointer with 11.5 seconds remaining, and No. 16 Southern California defeated Oregon 70-69 Saturday night.
Isaiah Mobley added 17 points for the Trojans (25-4, 14-4 Pac-12), who set a school record for most wins in the regular season.
EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — De’Vion Harmon scored 17 points, leading Oregon to a 68-63 win over No. 12 UCLA 68-63 on Thursday night.
Jacob Young added 14 points and Will Richardson and Eric Williams Jr.
EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Stanford snapped out of its funk against the Ducks just in time to stay unbeaten in the Pac-12.
Haley Jones scored 18 points and the second-ranked Cardinal rallied in the fourth quarter to remain undefeated in the conference with a 66-62 victory Sunday over Oregon.
EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Will Richardson knocked down a wide-open 3-pointer with a minute left to allow Oregon to hold on to a 62-59 victory over Washington State on Monday night.
Richardson's trey gave the Ducks a 62-53 lead, but Washington State got two 3-pointers from Michael Flowers, who missed a third 3-pointer to tie with 3 seconds left.
EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Talia von Oelhoffen scored 23 points and snared 12 rebounds and Oregon State made enough free throws down the stretch to upset No. 24 Oregon, 68-62 on Sunday afternoon.
Playing a home-and-home weekend series, the Ducks won Friday in Corvallis, 74-66 by getting hot in the fourth quarter.
EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Jordan Shepherd scored a career-high 33 points and California earned its first win in Eugene and the Pac-12 Conference's biggest upset of the season, smacking the Ducks 78-64 on Saturday.
EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — De'Vion Harmon had a season-high 21 points, Will Richardson scored all 12 of his in the final 10 minutes and Oregon defeated Stanford 68-60 on Thursday night for the Ducks' fourth straight win.
EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Nyara Sabally scored 22 points, Te-Hina Paopao had 19 points, six rebounds and six assists, and No. 19 Oregon beat Arizona State 72-58 on Tuesday.
Oregon scored 17 straight points in the first quarter — all scored by Sabally and Paopao.
BANGOR, Maine (AP) — Complaints alleging that two priests sexually abused children in the 1950s and 1970s have been deemed credible by the Roman Catholic Diocese of Portland.
One of the complaints focused on Renald Hallee, who served in Bangor and Fort Kent, who's accused of abusing a high school student in the 1970s, the Bangor Daily News reported.