| Apr 23, 2010
| 8:17 AM
Jack Kevorkian says assisted suicide has been "discussed to death."
The assisted suicide advocate known as "Dr. Death" said Thursday the HBO biographical movie "You Don't Know Jack" is unlikely to inspire much action but he's delighted and honored by the...
| Apr 24, 2010
Jack Herer, an energetic advocate for marijuana legalization who was a mesmerizing presence on the Venice Boardwalk and achieved worldwide renown after he wrote a treatise extolling the virtues of hemp, died April 15. He was 70.
Herer suffered a...
| Apr 26, 2010
| 3:28 PM
PORTLAND, Ore. -- An Oregon woman convicted of dumping her children off a bridge, killing one, has been sentenced to at least 35 years in prison.
At a hearing Thursday in Portland, 32-year-old Amanda Stott-Smith told the judge she's sorry.
| Apr 17, 2010
Ever since its arrival in Australia, the poisonous cane toad has been killing native predators such as the northern quoll, a cat-sized marsupial.
Now scientists have found a clever way to save the endangered quoll: training it to detest the taste of toad...
| Apr 15, 2010
He's got 3 warrants out for him, and all for felonies.
Portland police are putting out the main alert on David Toedtemeier, but he's actually wanted in three different counties:
- Multnomah - Burglary
- Clackamas - Failure to appear
- Columbia -...
| Apr 12, 2010
For millions of people, the quietest room is never quiet enough. Even when surrounded by silence, they can hear a ringing or buzzing in their ears that drives them to distraction. The sound is called tinnitus, and sufferers — often people with...
| Apr 9, 2010
| 3:21 PM
Officers arrested five people during an anti-police march in Seattle, a day after 29 people were taken into custody during a protest in Olympia.
Seattle Police spokeswoman Renee Witt said the five were arrested during a march in the Capitol Hill...
| Apr 5, 2010
The differences in men and women's hearts may not be limited to problems of the small and large arteries. Sudden cardiac arrest and how it's predicted may play out differently by gender as well.
In the U.S., sudden cardiac arrest claims around 250,000...
| Apr 4, 2010
Kenneth Alan Jonsson, an entrepreneur and philanthropist who co-founded the Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center at UCLA, died March 15 at his home in Pacific Palisades.
He had been in declining health for several months after a hospital stay in December,...
| Sep 15, 2010
| 8:59 PM
The leader of a burglary ring that targeted businesses in Newport Beach and others on the West Coast received an eight-year federal prison sentence this week.
Antione Lamont Lawrence, 37, formerly of Portland, Ore., was sentenced following a May guilty...
| Sep 29, 2010
| 12:05 AM
VANCOUVER, Wash. -- A 28-year-old Vancouver woman pleaded not guilty Wednesday to charges stemming from her false claim that a stranger splashed acid in her face.
Bethany Storro has confessed that she made up the story about the facial burns she suffered...
| Sep 20, 2010
Community members celebrated one of Glendale's remaining Victorian houses in a unique fashion on Sunday afternoon.
The Doctor's House, now in Brand Park, was moved from East Wilson Avenue in the middle of the night in September 1980 after being...