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1 Swedish engineer beats Beaverton Oregon red-light camera law
Saturday December 9, 2017 - 2:15 AM
Swedish engineer beats Beaverton Oregon red-light camera law
SALEM, Oregon - Mats Järlström is, by all accounts, an engineer. He graduated from engineering school in Sweden, served as an airplane-camera mechanic in the Swedish Air Force and worked in research and development at an electronics manufacturer. For the past 20 years, he has earned a living designi ... [More]    
2 Police find $444,000 in cash and drugs after traffic stop in Klamath County
Friday December 8, 2017 - 3:18 AM
Police find $444,000 in cash and drugs after traffic stop in Klamath County
On December 4, at about 3:45 a.m., a State Trooper stopped a 2015 Cadillac SUV, operated by Andrew GARRIGAN, age 28, and passenger Jacob RUNION, age 27, both from Houston, Texas. The Cadillac was stopped for traveling over the lane on Highway 140 near Memorial Drive, in Klamath Falls.

Durin ... [More]    

3 Man killed in Two-Car Crash on Highway 351 in Wallowa County
Friday December 8, 2017 - 2:05 AM
On December 7, 2017, at about 2:20 p.m., Oregon State Police (OSP) Troopers and emergency personnel responded to the report of a two-vehicle crash on Highway 351 near milepost 5.5 (at Wallowa Lake).

Preliminary investigation revealed that a 2000 Silver Dodge Caravan, operated by Michael Pau ... [More]    

4 Trump’s Nafta Threat Makes Him the Grinch to Oregon Tree Growers
Wednesday December 6, 2017 - 7:59 AM
In the cheerless days of the last recession, as Americans were spending less on Christmas trees, Oregon’s evergreen growers spotted an opportunity.

Demand had been growing for Northwest-grown firs in Mexico and the U.S. had a surplus. Agricultural officials from both countries forged a relat ... [More]    

5 Oregon’s Graduation Rate Is the Third Lowest in US
Wednesday December 6, 2017 - 7:57 AM
Oregon’s Graduation Rate Is the Third Lowest in US
SAKEM, Oregon - Oregon continues to be one of the lowest ranking graduation rankings in the United States, unchanged from the previous year. It ranked No. 47 for two years before that, but sank a notch when Alaska raised its success rate.

The only states that still have lower rates than Oreg ... [More]    

6 Female Inmate walks away from Coffee Creek Correctional Facility
Tuesday December 5, 2017 - 7:20 AM
Female Inmate walks away from Coffee Creek Correctional Facility
A minimum-custody inmate walked away Monday, Dec. 4, 2017, at 6:50 a.m. from Coffee Creek Correctional Facility in Wilsonville. She was on the way to a work assignment in Salem riding in a van, when she opened a door and fled.

Inmate Lorrie Marie Hocker, 42, is a white female, 5 ft. 3 in. w ... [More]    

7 Seven Adults and Four Children in Survive Multi-Family Home Fire in McMinnville
Tuesday December 5, 2017 - 7:17 AM
Disaster responders with the local American Red Cross responded to a multi-family home fire disaster on December 4, 2017, at approximately 7:00 p.m.in the 200 block of SE Evans in McMinnville.

The fire affected seven adults and four children.The Red Cross provided resources to help address ... [More]    

8 Two People Found Shot In Turner
Friday December 1, 2017 - 7:22 AM
On November 30th at 3:00 p.m., Clayton Stanfill, age 53, of Turner was arraigned at the Marion County Circuit Court annex on an indictment issued by a grand jury for murder. The indictment was related to the October 15th shooting investigation where Judy Stanfill, age 52, was found deceased in her r ... [More]    
9 Southeast Portland Restaurant Robbed at Gunpoint on Thursday Afternoon
Friday December 1, 2017 - 7:20 AM
On Thursday November 30, 2017, at 1:55 p.m., East Precinct officers responded to the report of an armed robbery at the China Wind Restaurant, located at 8355 Southeast Powell Boulevard.

Officers arrived in the area and spoke to employees who told police that the suspect displayed a handgun ... [More]    

10 Driver Killed in Crash Near NE Glisan St and NE 75th Ave
Tuesday November 28, 2017 - 6:09 AM
PORTLAND, Oregon - On Tuesday November 21, 2017, at 9:58 p.m., East Precinct officers responded to the report that a vehicle had crashed into a power pole near the intersection of Northeast Glisan Street and Northeast 75th Avenue.

The driver has been identified as 49-year-old Clayton D. Hop ... [More]    

11 Two People Injured In Southeast Portland Shooting
Tuesday November 28, 2017 - 6:01 AM
On Tuesday, November 28, 2017, at 12:41 a.m., East Precinct officers responded to the report of a shooting in an apartment located on the 12200 block of Southeast Ramona Street.

As officers responded to the location, emergency dispatchers broadcast information that one adult male was shot. ... [More]    

12 37-year-old woman found dead in Newport
Sunday November 26, 2017 - 8:41 AM
NEWPORT, Oregon - Police say they found a dead woman on the shore near Agate Beach Wayside Saturday morning.

The woman's name has not yet been released, but police she she is a 37-year-old from Washington. The cause of death is still under investigation.

If anyone has information re ... [More]    

13 Stabbing in Portland's Lloyd District - One Person Injured
Sunday November 26, 2017 - 8:38 AM
On Saturday November 25, 2017, at 7:48 p.m., North Precinct officers responded to the report of a disturbance at a Portland Streetcar platform near Northeast 7th Avenue and Northeast Hassalo Street.

As officers responded to the disturbance, information was broadcast that one of the two peop ... [More]    

14 Suspicious delivery in Milwaukie
Sunday November 26, 2017 - 8:38 AM
Suspicious delivery in Milwaukie
MILWAUKIE, Oregon - A local store in Milwaukie got a bit of a scare when an employee opened a letter that had been taped and stapled shut. The letter had been sent from an unknown sender in another country. Clackamas Fire Haz-Mat 307 responded to the store on McLaughlin Blvd to assess the item and d ... [More]    
15 Shooting in NW McMinnville
Sunday November 26, 2017 - 8:33 AM
MCMINNVILLE, Oregon - On Saturday, at 6:40 pm McMinnville Police and Fire/EMS were dispatched to the area of NW 9th and Hickory Street regarding a male adult who was the victim of a gunshot wound.

The male was stabilized at the scene and taken to Willamette Valley Medical Center for treatmen ... [More]    

16 Nancy Bergeson Homicide Remains Unsolved After Eight Years
Saturday November 25, 2017 - 8:36 AM
Nancy Bergeson Homicide Remains Unsolved After Eight Years
PORTLAND, Oregon - The Portland Police Bureau, in cooperation with Crime Stoppers of Oregon, is asking for your help in solving a 2009 homicide.

On Tuesday, November 24, 2009 at approximately 3:00 p.m., Central Precinct officers were called to the 4100 block of Southwest Hamilton Street. Up ... [More]    

17 Man Arrested in crime spree in Albany neighborhood
Saturday November 25, 2017 - 8:33 AM
Linn County Sheriff Bruce Riley reports that this morning his deputies arrested 29-year old Michael Robert Cox from Albany, Oregon in a string of burglaries and vehicle break-ins.

At 5:11 a.m. deputies had responded to a police alarm at the Greater Albany Public Schools Support Services Bui ... [More]    

18 Medical Equipment Stolen From Fire Apparatus in Tigard
Saturday November 25, 2017 - 8:32 AM
TUALATIN, Oregon - Last evening, medical kits were stolen from a Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue vehicle while it was parked in a parking lot on SW Pacific Hwy in Tigard. Item taken include: a cardiac heart monitor, and airway kit, an IV kit, and other medical equipment.

Firefighter Paramedic ... [More]    

Thursday November 23, 2017 - 9:50 AM
Last week, an Oregon man’s venison was confiscated by officials because it came from the first mule deer to test positive for chronic wasting disease (CWD) in Montana. The man’s relative, a Montana hunter, had legally shot the mule deer and given the Oregon man the carcass.

“We don’t have CW ... [More]    

20 Bodyguard to armed Oregon occupation leader sentenced to probation
Thursday November 23, 2017 - 9:48 AM
A man who tried to get Mormon church leaders to mediate an end to last year’s occupation of a federal wildlife center in Oregon by armed militants was sentenced on Wednesday to two years on probation for his own brief role in the takeover.

Wesley Kjar, 33, a Utah native who prosecutors said ... [More]    

21 List of open and closed stores and services on Thanksgiving Day in Portland
Thursday November 23, 2017 - 9:47 AM
List of open and closed stores and services on Thanksgiving Day in Portland
PORTLAND, Oregon -

Federal offices and courts: Closed Thursday.

Oregon and Washington state offices and courts: Closed Thursday and Friday (State courts are open Friday).

Multnomah, Clackamas, Washington county offices: Closed Thursday.

Cities of Portland and Vancouv ... [More]    

22 Police ready to arrest dunk drivers on Thanksgiving
Thursday November 23, 2017 - 9:44 AM
PORTLAND, Oregon - Thanksgiving is a popular time for getting together with family and friends, and police understand that can lead to drinking and driving.

The first call Washington County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Brian Rogers received Wednesday night was about a suspected drunken driver. It ... [More]    

23 Suspects Arrested After Robbery with a Knife in SE Portland
Sunday November 19, 2017 - 7:54 AM
Suspects Arrested After Robbery with a Knife in SE Portland
On Saturday November 18, 2017, at 4:20 a.m., East Precinct officers respond to the 7-11, located at 10136 Southeast Washington Street, regarding a robbery.

Officers arrived and contacted a 7-11 employee. During the investigation, officers learned that two men entered the store and took two ... [More]    

24 Two People Killed In Single Woodburn Vehicle Crash
Sunday November 19, 2017 - 7:51 AM
WOODBURN, Oregon - This morning around 9:45 a.m., deputies with the Marion County Sheriff's Office were called to the 2500 block of East Lincoln Street near Woodburn, after a resident found a badly damaged vehicle in their farm field. When deputies arrived they began to investigate and discovered tw ... [More]    
25 Suspicious Death Investigation in Troutdale
Sunday November 19, 2017 - 7:49 AM
On Friday November 17th, 2017 at approximately 4:00pm, Multnomah County Sheriff's Office Patrol Deputies responded to westbound I-84 near exit 17 (257th Avenue) to investigate a report of a found body. Deputies located a deceased adult male near the interstate.

The East County Major Crimes ... [More]