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Apr 30, 2013 at 9:54 PM
As cars trickled into the RV Corral lot to see Roosevelt Middle School's Mystery Safe cracked, it was clear that many Eugene residents felt whatever was found inside the safe Tuesday evening was worth waiting for.
Apr 27, 2013 at 12:02 PM
A homicide investigation has been launched after the discovery of a body in the home owned by the man who packed the parachutes for infamous airplane hijacker D.B. Cooper.
Aug 24, 2012 at 6:00 PM
D.B. Cooper, the notorious airplane hijacker who parachuted over Southwest Washington with a $200,000 ransom in 1971, will be the focus of a Sunday TV episode, "The D.B. Cooper Job."
Mar 16, 2012 at 8:20 PM
It's the tale of the Exploding Whale in Florence from 1970, believed to be the single-most viewed news story in history.
Mar 16, 2012 at 2:22 PM

PORTLAND, Ore. - Like Bigfoot, D.B. Cooper and Mt. St. Helens, it's part of Northwest lore and legend.

It's KATU's famous (infamous?) Exploding Whale story from 1970, and 42 years after it aired, it's still going strong. And for the...
Feb 8, 2012 at 9:20 PM
From Bigfoot to the disappearance of D.B. Cooper, the Pacific Northwest is full of mysteries. Another mystery burred deep in the hills of eastern Washington keeps resurfacing.
Nov 25, 2011 at 11:09 AM
Forty years ago today, a man known as D.B. Cooper hijacked a plane leaving Portland International Airport. He parachuted out a the plane with $200,000 and into the history books.
Nov 23, 2011 at 4:50 PM
D.B. Cooper, the mysterious skyjacker, vanished out the back of a Boeing 727 wearing a business suit, a parachute and a pack with $200,000 in ransom money 40 years ago Thursday.
Aug 8, 2011 at 4:21 PM
After testing DNA evidence, the FBI said there is no proof that a new suspect is indeed the legendary criminal D.B. Cooper.
Aug 5, 2011 at 6:00 AM
A passenger aboard the Portland to Seattle plane hijacked by a man known as D.B. Cooper in 1971 said Monday there are many unanswered questions after a woman claims her uncle was the skyjacker.
Aug 4, 2011 at 3:39 PM
One suspect made a deathbed confession that he was the never-captured skyjacker D.B. Cooper. Another was a fugitive at the time of the hijacking. Still another was an airline worker and former paratrooper. Each had a face that closely resembled Cooper's. None were him.
Aug 3, 2011 at 8:45 PM
Marla Cooper believes that her late uncle Lynn Doyle Cooper was the man who hijacked a plane in 1971 and parachuted away with $200,000 ransom into a rainy night over the Pacific Northwest.
Aug 1, 2011 at 9:13 AM
The fate and identity of the hijacker dubbed "D.B. Cooper" has remained a mystery in the 40 years since a man jumped from a Northwest Orient Airlines 727 flight with $200,000 in ransom.
Mar 23, 2010 at 10:58 PM
Colton Harris-Moore has something Jesse James and D.B. Cooper didn't have: 20,000 Facebook fans and counting. And now he has a four-page article in Maxim magazine based on the story his mother told.
Mar 17, 2009 at 6:13 PM
One of the Northwest's most notorious unsolved crimes may have a comic book connection and while it may sound kooky, the FBI agent in charge of the case says the new clue is no laughing matter.