Haggen Food & Pharmacy plans to purchase the Albertsons stores at 18th and Chambers and 30th and Hilyard, as well as the Safeway at 54th and Main in Springfield.
President Obama said Friday that Sony Pictures Entertainment "made a mistake" pulling "The Interview" from theaters, decrying what he called censorship by cyberterrorism.
"I wish they had spoken to me first," the president said. "We cannot have a society in which some dictatorship someplace can start imposing censorship."
The National Weather Service issued a Flood Watch. State geologists warned of increased potential for landslides. And Lane County officials urged residents along the Mohawk and Siuslaw rivers to stay on high alert for flooding.
On June 3, 2014, a storm featuring 50-80 mph winds and tennis ball-to-softball-size hail sandblasted a tiny town in eastern Nebraska, leaving homes in tatters. Lois Krohn was home when the ferocious storm hit and now more than six months after the storm, shares her story of being in the middle of Mother Nature's wrath.
The Ducks staged a late comeback to overcome a 14-point second half deficit, beating the Broncos of Santa Clara 92-88 in double overtime.
Dance team members were asked for sexual favors as part of the hazing at a local high school.
A van where a man had been living off and on for two years has been removed from the shore of the Willamette River.