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Hundreds of T-Rex invade Pioneer Courthouse Square, set record

PORTLAND, Ore. — If you were in downtown Portland Friday morning, you might have seen a few Tyrannosaurus Rex roaming around. There were 380 people who showed up to the "dino dance party" at Pioneer Courthouse Square as part of a weekend conference put on by the World Domination Summit, a Portland-based group.

Man arrested for brutal unprovoked attack in downtown Portland

PORTLAND, Ore. — Portland police arrested a man accused of assaulting two men in their 80s in downtown Portland Saturday night. Officers were on an unrelated call in the area of Southeast 5th Avenue and Hall Street near the Portland State University campus when they came across an assault in progress at about 8:30 p.m., police said in a news release.

Damian Lillard recruits former NBA MVP to join Blazers

A few members of the Portland Trail Blazers are doing some recruiting via social media. Portland star Damian Lillard and center Jusuf Nuric both shared an edited photo on their social media accounts aimed at Kevin Durant. The photo showed Durant next to Lillard. The image of Durant was edited to put the former NBA MVP in a Blazers jersey as a teammate of Lillard.

Shaedon Sharpe Was Asked Why He Didn't Play At Kentucky

You have to be a really special basketball player to be a top-10 pick in the NBA Draft. Kentucky's Shaedon Sharpe fit the criteria. Sharpe was taken by the Portland Trail Blazers with the No. 7 pick in the NBA Draft earlier this week. The Western Conference franchise is expecting big things from the unknown star - emphasis on unknown.

Abortion rights protest in Portland turns destructive

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — An abortion rights protest in Portland, Oregon, turned destructive over the weekend, with some people breaking windows on businesses and vehicles and scrawling graffiti. Portland Police say no one was immediately arrested because they did not have the resources to intervene. The event began with...

Police investigating ‘suspicious’ death in Tigard, person of interest in custody

TIGARD, Ore. (KPTV) - Tigard police said it is investigating a suspicious death and a person of interest is being interviewed Sunday afternoon. TPD said just before 1 p.m. Sunday, officers were called to the 12200 block of Southwest Hall Boulevard. When they arrived, they found a man dead. Officers said the death is being considered “suspicious.”
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Matthew Wolff to sign with LIV Golf: One-time Tour winner will join field at Pumpkin Ridge for Portland event

Speculation of Matthew Wolff's departure from the PGA Tour has been circulating for quite some time, but initial reports of his signing with LIV Golf have been confirmed by Golf Channel. The former Oklahoma State Cowboy becomes the latest player to defect from the tour, as he joins the second-ranked amateur in the world Eugenio Chacarra, also of Oklahoma State, to recently announce his intentions to play in Portland, Oregon, in LIV Golf's second event next week.

LIV Golf heads to Oregon, where local officials aren’t happy

Tired of ads? Subscribers enjoy a distraction-free reading experience. Saudi Arabia-backed LIV Golf is getting a chilly reception in Oregon, its first stop in the United States. This coming week, the series, which is paying enormous signing fees for players like Phil Mickelson and Dustin Johnson, descends on Pumpkin Ridge...

Damage To Several Downtown Portland Buildings After Roe V. Wade Demonstrations

Portland, Ore. — Thousands of people gathered in downtown Portland Friday evening for demonstrations following the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade. Our news partner KGW reports two crowds gathered separately near the Multnomah County Justice Center and Tom McCall Waterfront Park. The two groups eventually joined together to an estimated crowd of at least 2,000 people.

One dead after fiery crash in Clark County

CLARK COUNTY, Wash. (KPTV) – One person has died after a fiery crash Friday morning in Clark County, officials say. Emergency units first responded at 9:52 a.m. to the intersection of NE 212th Avenue and NE Powell Road in Brush Prairie, Washington. Investigators learned a 2017 Chevrolet Corvette was...

Heat wave settling in across Northwest; Portland likely to hit 100 Sunday

The first heat wave of the summer is making for a toasty weekend across the Pacific Northwest, with a cool-down not projected until Tuesday. The latest forecast from the National Weather Service continues a heat advisory for all of Western Oregon and Western Washington, plus parts of south-central Oregon and Central Washington, through 10 p.m. Monday. Daytime highs are expected to be from 90 to 102 degrees in Western Oregon, with lows in the upper 50s to mid 60s.