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1 Oregon Hospitals Oppose Senate Health Care Reform Bill
Friday June 23, 2017 - 6:32 AM
SALEM, Oregon - After Senate Republicans unveiled their Better Care Reconciliation Act this morning, Andy Davidson, President and CEO of the Oregon Association of Hospitals and Health Systems issued the following statement:

"Oregon's community hospitals have evaluated federal health care re ... [More]    

2 Pedestrian Critically Injured in Hit and Run Crash in Southeast Portland
Friday June 23, 2017 - 6:12 AM
n Thursday June 22, 2017, at 3:14 p.m., East Precinct and Traffic Division officers responded to Southeast 80th Avenue and Pine Street on the report of a female in her 20s down in the street suffering from traumatic injuries.

Officers and medical personnel arrived and located the victim, wh ... [More]    

3 Three Day Heat Wave For Pacific Northwest
Friday June 23, 2017 - 5:26 AM
Three Day Heat Wave For Pacific Northwest
PORTLAND, Oregon - A heat advisory is in effect from today through Simday with a high expected of 102 on Sunday. The national weather service just has an excessive heat 'watch' for Saturday and Sunday. I expect that to be upgraded to a heat advisory later today or tomorrow.

92 degrees today ... [More]    

4 Josephine County man dies in motorcycle crash on Hwy 140
Wednesday June 21, 2017 - 12:56 AM
Josephine County man dies in motorcycle crash on Hwy 140
On June 20, 2017 at approximately 4:00PM, the Oregon State Police responded to a motorcycle crash on Highway 140 near milepost 18, which is 18 miles east of White City, in Jackson County.

The preliminary investigation revealed a 2003 Harley Davidson motorcycle was eastbound on Highway 140 a ... [More]    

5 Serious injury crash results in suspect lodged in Linn County
Tuesday June 20, 2017 - 2:12 AM
Serious injury crash results in suspect lodged in Linn County
On June 17, 2017 at approximately 9:00 p.m., Oregon State Troopers and emergency workers responded to a three-vehicle serious injury crash on Highway (Hwy) 20 near milepost (MP) 76 (just east of the Hwy 20/126 junction).

Preliminary investigation revealed vehicle #1, 2016 Kia Optima, was tr ... [More]    

6 Head-on two car crash results in fatality
Tuesday June 20, 2017 - 2:10 AM
CANBY, Oregon - Today at 1:11 pm in the 700 block of SE First Ave. in Canby (Highway 99 and Pine Street), police and medical personnel responded to an injury traffic crash involving two vehicles. Prior to the crash witnesses reported seeing the 35 year old male, the only occupant of the vehicle, dri ... [More]    
7 DOGAMI Governing Board to meet June 26 in Portland
Tuesday June 20, 2017 - 2:09 AM
PORTLAND, Ore. - The Governing Board of the Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries (DOGAMI) will meet at 8:30 a.m. on Monday, June 26 at DOGAMI's Portland offices, 800 NE Oregon St., Ste. 965.

The meeting agenda is available at www.OregonGeology.org

The DOGAMI Governin ... [More]    

8 Red Cross Responds to Home Fire Affecting Four People in Portland
Tuesday June 20, 2017 - 2:08 AM
Disaster responders with the local American Red Cross responded to a home fire disaster on June 19, 2017, at approximately 5 p.m. in the 9000 block of SE Tenino Ct in Portland, OR. The fire affected four people, including one adult, three children and their pets. The Red Cross provided resources ... [More]    
9 Public's Help Sought to Locate a Wanted Subject
Tuesday June 13, 2017 - 7:11 AM
Public's Help Sought to Locate a Wanted Subject
The Portland Police Bureau, in cooperation with Crime Stoppers of Oregon, is asking for the public's help to locate a wanted subject who removed an electronic monitoring device.

21-year-old Abdulrahman Sameer Noorah has several felony warrants after he removed his electronic monitoring devi ... [More]    

10 Portland releases results of community survey on preparing for disasters
Tuesday June 13, 2017 - 6:03 AM
PORTLAND, Oregon - The Portland Bureau of Emergency Management is sharing the final results of a study conducted by DHM Research to look at how Portlanders are preparing for a major disaster. The research was conducted from November 2016 to February 2017 and includes the results of a telephone surve ... [More]    
11 Seaside Woman Dies in a Head-On Crash on Highway 101
Monday June 12, 2017 - 6:27 PM
Seaside Woman Dies in a Head-On Crash on Highway 101
On June 10, 2017 at 2:29 a.m., OSP Troopers and emergency personnel responded to the report of a two-vehicle head-on crash, on highway 101 near milepost 14 (Clatsop County).

Preliminary investigation revealed a 1984 Chevy Pickup, operated by Christopher Jeremy COSTA, age 23, of Astoria, was ... [More]    

12 Health advisory issued June 12 for South Tenmile Lake
Monday June 12, 2017 - 6:24 PM
A health advisory was issued today for South Tenmile Lake, located 10 miles north of North Bend in Coos County.

Visual inspection indicates a blue-green algae bloom is present in the Coleman Arm of South Tenmile Lake, and Oregon Department of Environmental Quality is collecting and analyzin ... [More]    

13 Oregon to hold rulemaking hearings in coastal cities
Monday June 12, 2017 - 7:24 AM
Starting June 20, the Oregon Department of State Lands (DSL) will hold three public hearings to seek comments on administrative rules governing the placement of ocean renewable energy devices in Oregon's territorial sea. 

DSL oversees the territorial sea, which is the seafloor three miles ... [More]    
14 Water Rescue Yamhill River
Sunday June 11, 2017 - 9:13 AM
SHERIDAN, Oregon - On Friday at approximately 2:40 PM the yamhill dispatch center was notified that a woman of unknown age was reported to be missing on the river, was on a paddle board heading down stream from the bridge in Sheridan. Crews from Sheridan Fire District, Yamhill County Sheriffs Office ... [More]    
15 Changes to child safety seat law
Sunday June 11, 2017 - 9:12 AM
There has been a recent legislative change to child safety seat laws. Oregon's previous law only required children to be rear-facing until age 1 or until they weighed twenty pounds. Now, after Governor Kate Brown signed House Bill 3404 into law on May 25, they will be required to stay facing the bac ... [More]    
16 Impaired Driver Causes Chain Reaction Crash Involving Patrol Cars
Sunday June 11, 2017 - 9:11 AM
Impaired Driver Causes Chain Reaction Crash Involving Patrol Cars
June 11, 2017 -- On June 11, 2017, just before 2:45am, deputies were conducting field sobriety tests on a suspected impaired driver on westbound Highway 26 near SW Camelot Court. As they were concluding these tests on 23-year-old Yash Desai, of Portland, a vehicle crashed into the back of a deputy ... [More]    
17 Woman Arrested After Hot Chase by Deputies
Friday June 9, 2017 - 12:04 PM
Woman Arrested After Hot Chase by Deputies
MULTNOMAH COUNTY, Oregon - On Thursday a woman accused of stealing from Kohl's was observed by deputies to get into a vehicle.

Deputies pulled in behind the vehicle and attempted to initiate a traffic stop in front of the store. At the same time, another deputy attempted to position their v ... [More]    

18 17-Year-Old Portland Girl Missing
Friday June 9, 2017 - 7:42 AM
17-Year-Old Portland Girl Missing
PORTLAND, Oregon - Portland police say that a 17-year-old Portland girl by the name of Effie "Nikki" Shaha-Walberg is missing/endangered. She left her residence unexpectedly on the evening of 06/04/17. She is described as 5'2, 117lbs. She was last seen wearing Grey jeans, Black T-shirt and black sho ... [More]    
19 Suspect in Portland MAX Train Stabbings Claims Self-Defense
Thursday June 8, 2017 - 11:23 AM
Suspect in Portland MAX Train Stabbings Claims Self-Defense
PORTLAND, Oregon - The man accused of murdering two men and wounding a third on the MAX train was taken from a courtroom on Wednesday by as he shouted that he had acted in self defense.

35-year-old Jeremy Christian had been quiet as he stood inside a glass cell in the courtroom throughout a ... [More]    

20 Oregon Economist Projects Cannabis Sales to Rival Colorado’s, But Admits the Forecast is 'Highly Unc
Thursday June 8, 2017 - 11:16 AM
Oregon Economist Projects Cannabis Sales to Rival Colorado’s, But Admits the Forecast is 'Highly Unc
Oregonians smoke weed at a higher rate than Washington residents, and have large concentrations of pot shops in the biggest cities—especially Portland.

A state economist says strong cannabis sales indicate that Oregon could collect $156 million in marijuana taxes over the next two years—but ... [More]    

21 Beaverton Attempted Kidnapping
Thursday June 8, 2017 - 11:10 AM
BEAVERTON, Oregon - On Tuesday at 1:00 p.m. Beaverton Police responded to a report of an attempted kidnapping involving a 16-year-old female. The incident occurred in the 5800 block of SW Erickson Ave.

The victim reported that she was walking on SW Erickson Ave toward Sw Allen Blvd when a m ... [More]    

22 Wrong Lane Speeding Driver Killed in Head-on Collision
Thursday June 8, 2017 - 11:09 AM
Wrong Lane Speeding Driver Killed in Head-on Collision
A motorcyclist traveling at a high rate of speed in the wrong lane crashed head-on into a vehicle heading in the opposite direction this evening, killing the motorcyclist and sending the driver of the other vehicle to the hospital.

Deputies responded to W. Kappler Rd. near Old Bunker Hill R ... [More]    

23 Red Cross Responds to Home Disaster Affecting Two People in Portland
Thursday June 8, 2017 - 11:03 AM
PORTLAND, Oregon - Disaster responders with the American Red Cross Cascades Region responded to a home disaster at approximately 10:00 p.m. Wednesday, June 7, 2017 in the 11000 block of SE Boise Street in Portland, Multnomah County, Ore.

The single-family fire affected two adults.

... [More]    

24 Deputies Investigate Fatal High-Speed Crash
Wednesday June 7, 2017 - 6:09 AM
June 6, 2017 --- On June 5, 2017, just after 11:15pm, Washington County Sheriff's Deputies were dispatched to a single-vehicle crash at the Gales Creek Bridge, near Forest Grove.

The initial investigation revealed that a vehicle was traveling south on B Street towards Highway 47 when it tra ... [More]    

25 Firefighters Quick Knock Down Contains Fire to Hillsboro Garage
Wednesday June 7, 2017 - 8:09 AM
Hillsboro OR - At 1:00 this afternoon Hillsboro Fire Department Station 1 was dispatched to a residential fire on the 1600 block of SE Fire Grove Loop. Additional fire units were soon added to the response as the 9-1-1 dispatcher received additional information from the caller.

Upon the arr ... [More]