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1 Portland police on the prowl for
Friday August 28, 2015, 10:24 AM
Portland police on the prowl for
PORTLAND, Oregon - Residents and police in southeast Portland are trying to identify a man seen defecating outside an office building several times in the past month, calling him, the "Portland Pooper."

Cameras from a business caught the man in the act plastered photos of the suspect's face ... [More]    

2 Commercial Fire to a 2nd Alarm in NE Portland
Friday August 28, 2015, 10:09 AM
Commercial Fire to a 2nd Alarm in NE Portland
PORTLAND, Oregon - Firefighters responded to an alarm at approximately 5:20 am at 6435 NE Colwood Way, Full Bore Innovations. Witnesses in the area saw smoke coming from the building and called 911. When fire crews arrived, they saw smoke and flames coming from the 2nd floor windows. Due to difficul ... [More]    
3 Police called to Woodburn home after small explosion
Friday August 28, 2015, 10:06 AM
WOODBURN, Oregon - Police responded to a report of an explosion and fire in the 700 block of S. Cascade Drive at 12:08 Friday morning.

Upon arrival, officers learned that an adult male was working in his garage when an unknown person threw an object in his garage that exploded, causing a sm ... [More]    

4 Repeated Morning Fires Set In Gresham
Thursday August 27, 2015, 10:18 AM
Repeated Morning Fires Set In Gresham
GRESHAM, Oregon – Police believe a fire that began in a vacant building in Gresham was purposefully set and are asking for help in finding the person responsible.

At least three fires were set in the last three days at a vacant building near Southeast 185th and Burnside Street.

Gres ... [More]    

5 Motorcyclist on I-5 opens fire at Tukwila cops, gets away
Thursday August 27, 2015, 10:08 AM
Motorcyclist on I-5 opens fire at Tukwila cops, gets away
Police search for evidence along Interstate 5 in Tukwila after a motorcyclist opened fire at officers who were serving a search warrant.

TUKWILA, Wash. - A motorcyclist on Interstate 5 opened fire at police and SWAT team officers Thursday morning as they were serving a search warrant at a ho ... [More]    

6 Salem man sentenced to 6.25 years for sex abuse
Thursday August 27, 2015, 10:00 AM
Salem man sentenced to 6.25 years for sex abuse
DALLAS, Oregon - 50-year-old Peter Robert Furman, was sentenced today to serve a minimum of 75 months in prison for sexually abusing a five-year-old child whose family he had been visiting in Monmouth in January of 2015. Polk County Circuit Judge Norman R. Hill also sentenced Furman to serve ten yea ... [More]    
7 Deputies walk off job after Klamath County sheriff allegedly beats handcuffed suspect
Wednesday August 26, 2015, 9:26 PM
Deputies walk off job after Klamath County sheriff allegedly beats handcuffed suspect
Over twenty percent of deputies in Klamath County, Oregon recently asked to be put on leave after Sheriff Frank Skrah was accused of punching a handcuffed suspect.

The Oregonian reported that the Oregon Department of Justice confirmed on Monday that Skrah was under investigation for use of e ... [More]    

8 Oregon hazelnut harvest expected to increase over 2014
Wednesday August 26, 2015, 9:24 PM
Oregon hazelnut harvest expected to increase over 2014
Oregon produces nearly all of U.S. hazelnuts, and growers continue to add acreage as demand from China and elsewhere increases.

Oregon’s hazelnut crop is projected to hit 39,000 tons this fall, an 8 percent increase over 2014, according to the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service ... [More]    

9 3 alarm commercial fire breaks out in Clackamas
Wednesday August 26, 2015, 8:29 AM
3 alarm commercial fire breaks out in Clackamas
CLACKAMAS, Oregon - At 5:30 pm Tuesday evening a fire started in an upper floor of a commercial building at 15800 SE Piazza Avenue in Clackamas. The fire was reported by callers that were across the street from the building who reported seeing flames and dark smoke.

Upon arrival crews went t ... [More]    

10 K9 Team Captures Fugitive Wanted For Violent Acts
Tuesday August 25, 2015, 7:12 PM
K9 Team Captures Fugitive Wanted For Violent Acts
Washington County Sheriff's Department captured Reiner Schmolling, Jr., 37, who had a felony warrant for a parole violation. Schmolling is also known for shooting a WCSO detective and killing a Hillsboro Police Department K9 during a standoff in 1997.

On August 24, 2015, the capture of Schm ... [More]    

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