Closing arguments for the retrial of Richard Aguirre, the Pasco police officer accused of raping his adult niece will begin Thursday afternoon.
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Two men who were shot and injured by an Olympia police officer in 2015 are to stand trial Monday for assault.The Olympian reports (https://goo.gl/hIfvH9) that Bryson Chaplin and Andre Thompson are charged in Thurston County Superior Court with assaulting Olympia police officer Ryan Donald.
ATLANTA (AP) — Damian Lillard scored 27 points and the Portland Trail Blazers took control with a dominant opening quarter to beat the Atlanta Hawks 113-97 on Saturday night.C.J. McCollum had 22 points and Allen Crabbe added 16 for Portland, which raced out to a 17-3 lead and never trailed.The Trail Blazers, who have won seven of nine, began the night 2½ games behind Denver for the Western Conference's final playoff spot.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — DeMarcus Cousins scored 22 points, Anthony Davis had 15 points and 15 rebounds and the New Orleans Pelicans beat the Portland Trail Blazers 100-77 on Tuesday night.Cousins had nine rebounds and three assists. He made 9 of 17 2-point shots but missed all five of his 3-point attempts.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Portland Trail Blazers overcame Russell Westbrook's career-high 58 points to beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 126-121 on Tuesday night.Allen Crabbe scored 23 points, Damian Lillard had 22 and C.J. McCollum 21 for the Trail Blazers, who won their third straight. Portland shot 55 percent from the field.