Some drivers slowed or stranded by blizzard conditions spent 17 hours or more in their cars on Interstate 5 near the Oregon-California border.
The driver of a school bus loaded with children was arrested after he crashed the vehicle while driving under the influcence, said police.
An actress was arrested and charged with manslaughter one day after finishing work as the star of an independent horror movie that mirrored the real-life events.
Actor Henry Thomas, who starred as the little boy Elliot in “E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial,” was arrested on suspicion of DUI in Oregon.
Surveillance footage has been released showing the moment a high school coach in Oregon prevented a possible school shooting and suicide attempt five months ago.
The federal government has been trying for decades to save the northern spotted owl, a native bird that sparked an intense battle over logging across Washington, Oregon and California decades ago. After the owl was listed as threatened under the Endangered Species Act in 1990, earning it a cover on Time Magazine, federal officials halted logging on millions of acres of old-growth forests on federal lands to protect the bird's habitat. But the birds' population continued to decline.
They say a picture is worth a thousand words, but the image captured by a dashcam of the startled face of a burglar who broke into a car in Oregon is priceless.