In 2012, Florida was a state where a lifeguard got fired for saving a life, a woman got arrested for riding a manatee and a man repeatedly used 911 as a phone sex service.
Think that's weird? It gets worse.
Four national retailers have agreed to recall more than 150,000 Nap Nanny baby recliners after at least five infant deaths and dozens of reports of children nearly falling out of the recliners.
The Oregon Department of Transportation has a plan to ease flooding on Highway 101 near Seaside and help the environment.
Beginning January 1, 2013, persons thinking of attending college should complete the 2013-2014 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) atwww.fafsa.gov . The FAFSA determines a person's eligibility for financial aid for the 2013-2014 academic year
A change in the Oregon Department of Revenue's electronic payment serviceproviders could cause some taxpayers to miss payments due in January, the agencyannounced today.
Preliminary information based upon reports to ODOT's Fatality Analysis Reporting System (FARS), 3 people died in three separate fatal traffic crashes on Oregon roads during the 102-hour Christmas holiday reporting period. The reporting period began 6:00 p.m., December 21, and ended 11:59 p.m., December 25.
Three people were arrested last Friday on drug-related charges after a search warrant was served at a Newport-area apartment complex. On December 21, 2012 the Lincoln Interagency Narcotics Team (LINT), with the assistance of the Newport Police Department and Oregon State Police,
On December 27, 2012 Astoria Police Officers Nicole Riley and Scott DeLapp responded to a disturbance at 2863 Marine Drive. Clatsop County Sheriff's deputy Jason Hoover responded to assist. The initial call indicated a fight at that residence. When officers arrived they contacted several people at and around the house.
Rough seas and a dangerously swollen stream are keeping tsunami debris experts from reaching a dock that washed ashore on a remote beach in Washington. It's likely that the large dock is debris from the March 2011 tsunami in Japan.
Federal health regulators say a genetically engineered salmon that grows twice as fast as the normal is unlikely to harm the environment, clearing the way for the first approval of a genetically engineered animal for human consumption.
Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici (OR-1) announced today that she has been appointed as a member of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce for the 113th Congress.