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Terminally ill patient Brittany Maynard took her own life with assistance from a physician on Sunday. According to the Washington Post, Maynard suffered from a rare form of brain cancer. After being diagnosed in January, the 29-year-old was given six months to live. Maynard, who has been married for about a year, was honest about her […]

  An elderly man by the name of John Franklin Forbes has been arrested in Oregon after spending 20 years on the run. Linked to one of New York’s biggest drug cases, the 72-year-old was caught after he felt sick and applied for Social Security benefits using his real identity, according to the Lane County […]

  The Ebola epidemic is withering away in the USA – at least that’s what we’re hoping. The doctor who contracted the deadly virus while in West Africa is now in stable condition and health officials in Oregon have also confirmed a woman there, who showed Ebola-like symptoms, probably does not have the virus. Dr. […]

In light of the latest school shooting that took place outside Portland, Oregon yesterday, a candlelight vigil was held in memoriam of 14-year-old victim Emilio Hoffman, who was shot and killed yesterday at Reynolds High School in Troutdale. According to Oregon Alive, the victim was a popular freshman boy who played JV soccer and was adored by his […]

Twerking and meth are two things that just don’t mix. According to Gawker, three women were arrested outside of City Hall in Beaverton, Oregon for disorderly conduct and drug possession. The crime? Twerking aggressively, with one woman urinating in between two cars. Beaverton police said Coura Velazquez showed up at municipal court to pay a fine for a warrant, […]

A mother from Oregon has just been sentenced to life in prison for killing her son after she believed he “walked and talked gay”. Jessica Dutro will have to serve 25 years before she is eligible for parole. Her son, Zachary Dutro-Boggess, was just 4-years-old when he was murdered. Oregonlive reports: Prosecutors say the pair […]