• Cruz, O'Rourke Trade Attacks During Testy 1st Texas Debate
    Republican Ted Cruz and Democrat Beto O'Rourke repeatedly traded barbs during a testy first debate Friday night, underscoring how a Texas Senate race that long looked like a cakewalk for the conservative incumbent now appears to be anything but one.Cruz went on the attack...
  • Ben Carson Calls Kavanaugh's Opponents 'Desperate'
    Housing Secretary Ben Carson is attributing the controversy over Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court nomination to people who want to "fundamentally change this country."Carson said Friday that Kavanaugh's opponents have become "desperate.""And now they don't see themselves as...
  • Unclear Whether Kavanaugh Accuser Will Testify in Senate
    The high-stakes brinkmanship over whether Brett Kavanaugh's accuser would testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee came to a momentary standstill as GOP Chairman Chuck Grassley gave Christine Blasey Ford more time to decide on the terms of her appearance.The...
  • Nunes: Trump Getting Same 'Stonewalling' on Documents
    President Donald Trump is getting the same kind of "stonewalling" that lawmakers get when they try to obtain documents from the Justice Department, but the left is saying "crazy things" over his call to declassify certain documents, House Intelligence Committee Chairman...
  • Prison inmate pleads guilty to Linn County sex crime
    A Portland man currently incarcerated in the state prison system pleaded guilty to first-degree unlawful sexual penetration on Friday morning in Linn County Circuit Court.
  • Albany man gets four years for Lebanon propane tank attack
    An Albany man who attacked Lebanon partygoers with a propane tank in early April was sentenced to four years in prison on Friday morning.
  • Rowdy RedHawk unveiled at South Albany
    South Albany High School introduced its new mascot, Rowdy RedHawk, during a pep assembly for students on Friday afternoon. This was the first time the community has seen the costumed mascot, who will get the crowd revved up at sporting…
  • Car crashes into Corvallis Taco Time
    A woman was taken to the hospital on Friday after a car crashed through the wall of a Corvallis fast-food restaurant and slammed into the table where she was having lunch.
  • Biotech firm nets big federal contract
    A biotech company with Corvallis ties has landed a federal contract that could be worth as much as $629 million over 10 years, if all options are exercised.
  • Medical issue blamed in rollover
    Police say a medical issue is believed to have caused a single-vehicle rollover crash in Corvallis Friday morning that sent the 57-year-old driver to the hospital.
  • Highway 22 closed at Gates
    Highway 22 is closed in both directions in Gates (milepost 34) because of downed power lines across the road, according to a news release issued by the Oregon Department of Transportation at about 10:30 a.m. on Friday.
  • Albany man sentenced to two life terms for sex crimes
    An Albany man was sentenced to two life terms without the possibility of parole on Thursday afternoon, with Judge Daniel Murphy saying he needed to protect the public from a continual, repeated and violent sexual predator.