Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press
KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. (AP) — Authorities say a fourth suspect has been charged in the abuse of a 63-year-old Klamath Falls woman. The Herald and News reports John Raley pleaded not guilty yesterday to kidnapping, assault and strangulation charges. Raley and the others are accused of using handcuffs, bungee cords and other materials to restrain the victim and then beat her on multiple occasions. The five all lived together.
UMATILLA, Ore. (AP) — Umatilla officials are considering opening up a designated camp for the city’s homeless residents after complaints about a homeless camp along the Umatilla River. The East Oregonian reports the City Council is discussing designation of a transient camping area with toilets, trash cans and fire pits to mitigate the public health threats that some residents have complained about.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Oceanographers working to discover the sounds of the deepest-known area of the Earth’s oceans say they’re surprised after hearing a variety of noises in what should be one of the quietest places in the water. The Oregonian reports the research team from Oregon State University sent a hydrophone into the Pacific Ocean’s Mariana Trench about seven miles deep. In the audio recordings, researchers were able to identify earthquakes, whales moaning, a typhoon and ship traffic.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tyler Dorsey scored 20 points and No. 9 Oregon rallied in the second half to beat UCLA 76-68 last night, giving the Ducks at least a share of the Pac-12 title for the first time since 2002. Dillon Brooks added 15 points, and Elgin Cook had 14 points for the Ducks, who won their fourth in a row and 10th in 12 games.