Oregon wildfire fueled by critically dry weather consumes 400K acres

A massive Oregon wildfire, fueled by “critically dry weather” in the Northwest, continues to challenge efforts to contain it, fire officials say. Five firefighters in Montana meanwhile were hospitalized Friday after lightning ignited wildfires in that state, according to reports. The Bootleg Fire in Oregon, the nation’s largest wildfire, has consumed more than 400,000 acres, or 625 square miles – […]

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An Oregon cancer nurse was put on leave after boasting about ignoring COVID-19 rules on TikTok

A cancer nurse at Salem Hospital in Oregon was placed on administrative leave after posting a TikTok making light of coronavirus guidance, the hospital said in a statement Saturday. The hospital did not name the nurse, but the Statesman-Journal identified the nurse in question as Ashley Grames.  The TikTok showed the nurse wearing scrubs, and includes the caption: "When my […]

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Federal officers again tear-gas Portland protesters as the biggest crowd in weeks gathers

Portland, Oregon — This city remained a flashpoint in nationwide demonstrations for racial justice and against police brutality as the biggest crowd in weeks gathered Monday night, reports CBS Portland affiliate KOIN-TV. But federal authorities used tear gas for the seventh night in a row as well as flash bangs and other crowd-control munitions against protesters downtown. KOIN reporters witnessed […]

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Oregon woman charged with ripping hijab off student’s head, choking her with it

An unhinged Oregon woman tried to choke a Muslim student with her own hijab — then rubbed the religious garment on her genitals — after ripping it from the victim’s head, officials said. Jasmine Renee Campbell, 23, was indicted on charges of attempted strangulation, harassment, criminal mischief and committing a hate crime on Friday after she failed to appear in […]

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Oregon beggar sentenced to jail after causing over $9,000 in damage because no one was giving her money, report says

Fox News Flash top headlines for Dec. 13 Fox News Flash top headlines for Dec. 13 are here. Check out what’s clicking on Foxnews.com An Oregon panhandler was sentenced to 20 days in jail on Wednesday after wreaking havoc on five businesses in Portland because she said no one was giving her money. Marlena Rochelle Neely, 30, told authorities she was homeless and […]

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Oregon teen charged with animal abuse after riding deer in disturbing video

An 18-year-old Oregon man faces animal abuse charges after disturbing footage circulated on social media of him riding a deer, state police said Tuesday. Jacob Belcher, of Riley, was allegedly seen in the video climbing onto the back of a “live and exhausted” mule deer, which was trapped inside a fenced enclosure. “Throughout the video, the mule deer buck can […]

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