Oregon Woman Imprisoned in East Timor

(CNN) — Stacey Addison marked her 41st birthday this week in very different circumstances from previous years. The veterinarian from Oregon spent Thursday in a prison in the small southeast Asian nation of East Timor. She’s being held in connection with a drug investigation in which her family says she was unwittingly caught up. She … Continue reading »

2 Soldiers Die in Helicopter Crash

BOISE (CNN) — An investigation is under way into a fatal military helicopter crash in Boise, Idaho. Two soldiers with the Idaho Army National Guard were killed. A spokesman said the crew was on a training mission Thursday night when the Apache went down near the airport. “It’s a very difficult evening for us in … Continue reading »

Albany Parents Face Manslaughter Charges

ALBANY, Ore. —  The trial continues for an Albany couple accused of manslaughter for the death of their diabetic 12-year-old daughter, and investigators say the parents chose prayer over medicine to treat her. The Linn County District Attorney’s Office says last February, 12-year-old Syble Rossiter developed diabetic ketoacidosis from untreated diabetes, which caused her death. Instead of … Continue reading »

Coast Guard Responds To Bridge Death

NEWPORT, Ore. — The Newport community is still grieving over the loss of the six-year-old boy who died Monday, after police say his mother threw him off the Yaquina Bay Bridge. But the tragedy comes a month before the U.S. Coast Guard air facility in Newport is scheduled to close. While community members mourn, they … Continue reading »

Mother Arraigned for Murder

NEWPORT, Ore. — A mother accused of throwing her son off a bridge in Newport faced a judge Tuesday afternoon. Jillian McCabe made her first court appearance to face multiple charges, including aggravated murder and manslaughter. The courtroom was silent as the 34-year-old mother appeared through a video call from the jail. Her facial expressions showed … Continue reading »

Community Reacts to Newport Tragedy

NEWPORT, Ore. — A mother accused of throwing her son off a bridge in Newport faced a judge for the first time Tuesday afternoon. The community is banding together to mourn the death of 6-year-old London. Police say his mother, 34-year-old Jillian McCabe called 9-1-1 at about 6:30 p.m. Monday to report what she’d done. She … Continue reading »

Two Gun Measures on Washington Ballot

SEATTLE — Across the country, Americans will be voting on a number of controversial ballot measures Tuesday. In Washington state, there are two gun measures on the ballot. Initiative 594 would require background checks for sales at gun shows and online. It has big-name backers including Bill Gates and former New York City Mayor Michael … Continue reading »

Spaceship Crash On-Scene Work Wraps Up

MOJAVE, Calif. — The on-scene investigation into Friday’s SpaceShipTwo mishap is wrapping up. One pilot was killed and another injured when the experimental spacecraft broke up high above the southern California desert. The ship was launched by Virgin Galactic, which provides commercial spaceflight. The acting chairman of the NTSB said Monday their on-scene work in the … Continue reading »

Oregon Woman Brittany Maynard Ends Life

(CNN) — Brittany Maynard, the terminally ill woman who moved to Oregon to take advantage of the state’s doctor-assisted suicide law took her own life this weekend. Maynard was diagnosed with a malignant brain tumor. After swallowing lethal drugs, she reportedly died peacefully in her home in the arms of her loved ones. So far, … Continue reading »

Pop Bottle Blast Injures Bus Driver

REDMOND, Wash. — A school bus driver in Washington state was injured Monday morning when a pop bottle bomb exploded. School officials say the driver was walking from one bus to another around 7:30 a.m. at a Redmond Elementary School when the bottle bomb went off. The driver suffered minor injuries from the plastic pieces … Continue reading »

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