Christmas tree lighting

Booking photo of Mohamed Mohamud. (credit: Multnomah County Sheriff's Office)

Young Man Convicted In Ore. Bomb Plot Apologizes

A young Somali-American man convicted of plotting to bomb a 2010 Christmas tree-lighting ceremony in Portland’s town square has written an apology letter in advance of his sentencing and says he renounces his former beliefs.


File photo of a Christmas tree. (Credit: Filippo Monteforte/AFP/Getty Images)

Occupy Seattle Protests Could Interfere With Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony

Occupy Seattle protests could affect Black Friday shopping and a scheduled tree lighting ceremony in and around the city’s Westlake Park.