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14 hrs ago | Local TV Station KTVZ

DA: NE Oregon prison guard shoots, kills inmate

An inmate at the state prison in Pendleton has been shot and killed by a guard while fighting in the yard.

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Related Topix: Prison, State Prisons, Pendleton, OR, Eastern Oregon Correctional Institution

Wed Aug 27, 2014

The Oregonian

Oregon wolf pack one strike away from potential kill order after sheep death in Umatilla County

GPS collar data put OR-14, a member of the Umatilla River wolf pack, near two livestock attacks in June and another on August 20. A wolf pack in eastern Oregon is one strike away from a possible state kill order after a sheep was killed in an August 20 attack in Umatilla County.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

The Independent

Landmark US court rulings sees animal legally considered victims of crime

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

The Oregonian

Animals can be 'victims' just like people, Oregon Supreme Court says

In two landmark rulings earlier this month, the Oregon Supreme Court said that animals -- whether they be horses, goats, dogs or cats -- shall be afforded some of the same basic protections as human beings.

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Related Topix: Oregon, Prison, Animal Rights

Thu Aug 21, 2014

KVEW-TV Kennewick

Man Pleads Guilty to Killing Girlfriend in Echo

A man pleaded guilty yesterday in Pendleton to killing his girlfriend in Echo and assaulting another inmate in the Umatilla County Jail.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Tri-cityherald.com

Vehicles might be linked to multiple homicide in Benton County

Authorities are searching at least three vehicles that might be linked to the shooting deaths of three adults and an unborn baby in a Benton County cornfield.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Umatilla, OR, Irrigon, OR

Mon Aug 18, 2014

KVEW-TV Kennewick

Two People Of Interest In Benton County Triple Homicide Are In Custody

It has been nine days since three victims were found shot to death in a farm field in Benton County.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

KEPR CBS 19

Pendleton man pleads guilty to manslaughter

On Tuesday, Joseph Quintana Jr. was sentenced to 25 years in prison after pleading guilty to causing the death of Allen Anthony Spencer in 2010 and assaulting a Umatilla County Corrections Deputy.

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Related Topix: Prison

Tri-cityherald.com

Police call man "person of interest" in Benton County triple homicide

A 23-year-old man in a Umatilla County jail is a person of interest in the apparent execution-style killings of three Pasco people found Saturday in a remote Benton County field.

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Fri Aug 08, 2014

Tri-cityherald.com

Week in Photos - August 3-9, 2014

August 8, 2014 - Bareback and saddle bronc riders get ready Wednesday night during the Farm-City Pro Rodeo in Hermiston.

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Related Topix: Hermiston, OR

Thu Aug 07, 2014

Tri-cityherald.com

Hermiston Farm-City Pro Rodeo August 6

Hermiston Farm-City Pro Rodeo events bareback riding and tie down roping Wednesday night at the Umatilla County Fair in Hermiston.

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Related Topix: Hermiston, OR

Wed Aug 06, 2014

The La Grande Observer

Paying tribute: Road signs honor the 57,000 Oregon Vietnam veterans

The LaGrande Observer is now online in a Replica E-edition form and publishes Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.

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Related Topix: Oregon, La Grande, OR, Union County, OR

Tue Aug 05, 2014

KEPR CBS 19

Kennewick woman arrested driving nearly 100 mph in Oregon

UMATILLA COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE MEDIA RELEASE - On August 4, 2014, at about 10:30am, UCSO arrested Sharlene Raynae Foltz, age 48, of Kennewick, WA for reckless driving and other charges.

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KVEW-TV Kennewick

Pendleton Standoff Ends, Suspect in Custody

A 26-year-old Pendleton man is custody following a standoff with police that started last night just after 8 PM on the 100 block of SE Goodwin Avenue.

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Related Topix: Pendleton, OR

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