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26 34-year-old Woman Killed In Single Car Collision With Amtrak Passenger Train
Wednesday May 17, 2017, 9:24 AM
 34-year-old Woman Killed In Single Car Collision With Amtrak Passenger Train
CAMAS, Washington -- At 10:31 a.m., Camas Police and Camas-Washougal Fire Department were dispatched to a single car collision involving an Amtrak passenger train.

The small sedan had two occupants and was traveling southbound on SW Viola, a private roadway with a railroad crossing at SW 5t ... [More]    

27 Suspect Identified in Old Town Stabbing -- Already in Jail on Unrelated Charges
Wednesday May 17, 2017, 9:19 AM
Suspect Identified in Old Town Stabbing -- Already in Jail on Unrelated Charges
Today, Portland Police Bureau Homicide detectives were notified that 37-year-old Jacob Shroyer passed away at a Portland hospital. The Oregon State Medical Examiner will conduct an autopsy on Wednesday. Additional charges are expected to be filed against the suspect, 33-year-old Michael Lee Williams ... [More]    
28 Shooting Investigation Underway in Northeast Portland's Concordia Neighborhood - One Person Injured
Wednesday May 17, 2017, 9:14 AM
On Tuesday May 16, 2017, at 10:32 p.m., North Precinct officers responded to Northeast 33rd Avenue and Killingsworth Street on the report of a shooting.

Officers and medical personnel arrived and contacted the victim, a female adult, who was suffering from a leg injury. The victim was trans ... [More]    

29 Sutherlin Woman Killed In Car Crash on Highway 20 at the Santiam Junction
Tuesday May 16, 2017, 12:26 PM
Sutherlin Woman Killed In Car Crash on Highway 20 at the Santiam Junction
On Monday, May 15, at about 9:45 AM, two vehicles were involved in a fatal accident on Highway 20 near the Santiam Junction.

A green 2001 Toyota Tacoma, operated by Lucas ETTINGER, age 33, of Salem, was travelling eastbound on Highway 20 at the Santiam Junction when a 1993 Ford F250 pickup, ... [More]    

30 PCC Foundation receives big gift from Chris and Tom Neilsen
Tuesday May 16, 2017, 12:19 PM
PCC Foundation receives big gift from Chris and Tom Neilsen
PORTLAND, Oregon - The PCC Foundation has reason to be excited. 

A $280,000 gift from Tom and Chris Neilsen of Northwest Portland will provide hundreds of students with scholarships over the next 20 years. The gift, the first of its kind for PCC, will be invested as a limited term endowme ... [More]    
31 FBI Offers Reward of up to $10,000 in Kamau Curnal Fugitive Hunt
Tuesday May 16, 2017, 12:14 PM
FBI Offers Reward of up to $10,000 in Kamau Curnal Fugitive Hunt
The FBI is offering a reward of up to $10,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of Kamau Kambui Leland Curnal, age 28. In October 2016, a federal grand jury in Oregon charged Curnal with one count of sex trafficking of a child and one count of transportation of a minor for the pur ... [More]    
32 Oregon begins review of 2018 proposed health insurance rates
Tuesday May 16, 2017, 12:13 PM
SALEM, Oregon - Oregonians can now see proposed rates for 2018 individual and small employer health insurance plans.

Health insurance companies submitted rate requests to the Department of Consumer and Business Services, Division of Financial Regulation on May 15. The division must review a ... [More]    

33 28-Year-Old Mother Arrested for DUII, Assaulting a Police Officer
Tuesday May 16, 2017, 12:10 PM
28-Year-Old Mother Arrested for DUII, Assaulting a Police Officer
This morning a driver traveling northbound on I-5 near Jantzen Beach who was weaving in and out of traffic, ran into a vehicle on the side of the road with a flat tire. The driver scraped the car but 28-year-old Amal Shariff of Seattle, Washington had two small children in the back seat. The childre ... [More]    
34 Pendleton Man Killed in Crash on Hwy 97
Monday May 15, 2017, 12:47 AM
Pendleton Man Killed in Crash on Hwy 97
PENDLETON, Oregon - On Saturday, 39-year-old Shawn Campbell from Pendleton was killed in a single vehicle crash on HWY 97.

Campbell was the passenger in a car driven by 40-year-old Tiarra Burnette, also from Pendleton). The car was a white 2012 Kia Ultima and was headed northbound on HWY 97. ... [More]    

35 Lebanon Man Arrest for Attempted Murder During Mothers Day Celebration
Monday May 15, 2017, 12:38 AM
LEBANON - Linn County Undersheriff Jim Yon reports deputies responded to a reported shooting in the 100 block of Vaughn Lane in Lebanon. When deputies arrived, they confirmed no one had been injured.

Deputies learned that Peggy L Gomez, 55-years-old of Lebanon, was having a Mother's Day bar ... [More]    

36 University of Portland selected to host $1 million Opus Prize
Saturday May 13, 2017, 3:10 PM
University of Portland selected to host $1 million Opus Prize
The University of Portland has been selected to host the 2018 Opus Prize, a $1 million annual award which recognizes individuals or organizations who address critical social issues within their communities.

The Opus Prize Foundation, a non-profit organization based in Minneapolis, Minnesota ... [More]    

37 School board candidate filings swing upward this election
Saturday May 13, 2017, 3:10 PM
School board candidate filings swing upward this election
A total of 1,018 individuals are running for school board positions next Tuesday in Oregon -- the highest number since 2009 -- according to a survey conducted by the Oregon School Boards Association.

The upswing in candidates marks a complete reversal from May 2015, when 817 people ran for ... [More]    

38 Oregon Deaf and Hard of Hearing Advisory Committee to meet Friday, May 19 in Salem
Saturday May 13, 2017, 3:09 PM
Oregon Deaf and Hard of Hearing Advisory Committee to meet Friday, May 19 in Salem
The Oregon Deaf and Hard of Hearing Advisory Committee meets Friday, May 19, 2017, from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Barbara Roberts Human Services Building, Room 473, 500 Summer St. NE, Salem, OR. The meeting is open to the public.

Agenda items include: Announcements, public comment, old ... [More]    

39 Pedestrian Killed on Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard
Saturday May 13, 2017, 2:41 PM
Pedestrian Killed on Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard
PORTLAND, Oregon - On Friday at about 4 PM, a driver hit a pedestrian on Northeast Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard, between Union Court and Marine Drive.

Police and medical personnel located a man suffering from serious injuries. He was taken to a Portland hospital where he was pronounced ... [More]    

40 Prisoner dies in altercation with police as he was being released from jail
Saturday May 13, 2017, 10:11 AM
Prisoner dies in altercation with police as he was being released from jail
FLORENCE, Oregon - A man has died and two Florence police officers were assaulted Monday in a fight with a 40-year-old man they were trying to release from the Florence jail. The man accused of assaulting the officers later died at PeaceHealth Peace Harbor Medical Center in Florence.

There w ... [More]    

41 Body Found In Willamette River Near The Steel Bridge
Saturday May 13, 2017, 7:32 AM
PORTLAND, Oregon - On Friday, around 5 PM a body floating in the Willamette River near the Steel Bridge was seen by a person passing by. Multnomah County River Patrol units arrived and recovered the body of a dead man from the water.

MCSO will conduct a death investigation and the body will ... [More]    

42 One Person Injured In Downtown Portland Stabbing
Saturday May 13, 2017, 3:24 AM
One Person Injured In Downtown Portland Stabbing
PORTLAND, Oregon - On Friday May 12, 2017, close just after 10 PM, Portland police were informed of a stabbing outside The Nines Hotel on Southwest Morrison Street, between 5th and 6th Avenues.

A male adult victim, suffering from a stab wound, was transported to a Portland hospital for trea ... [More]    

43 Polk County seeks public's assistance with locating fugitive (Photo)
Friday May 12, 2017, 11:39 AM
Polk County seeks public's assistance with locating fugitive (Photo)
Starting in the month of March 2017, the Polk Interagency Narcotics Team (P.O.I.N.T) began an investigation which lasted over a month involving the trafficking of Heroin in the Polk and Marion County areas by two women, Samantha Gaines, Levi McCleskey.

On April 21, 2017 Levi McCleskey was a ... [More]    

44 Burglar Arrested After Locking Himself in Bathroom
Friday May 12, 2017, 4:22 AM
Burglar Arrested After Locking Himself in Bathroom
PORTLAND, Oregon - Last night police responded to a report of an unknown man who had entered a residence in the 4000 block of Northeast Wistaria Drive and locked himself in a bathroom.

Residents told police they did not know the man and believed he may have entered through an open garage do ... [More]    

45 Man Exposes Himself To Young Girls At Woodburn Laundromat
Friday May 12, 2017, 3:06 AM
Man Exposes Himself To Young Girls At Woodburn Laundromat
WOODBURN, Oregon - Authorities are looking for a man who exposed his genitals to young females at the Woodburn Laundromat on May 8. The laundromat is located at 1188 N. Pacific Hwy.

A suspect was observed on video exposing his genitals while in front of the girls at the Woodburn Laundromat ... [More]    

46 Man Reportedly Threatening People, Shot Dead After Chase With Portland Police
Thursday May 11, 2017, 12:15 PM
PORTLAND, Oregon - On Wednesday at 7:03 p.m., police received a report that a man in his 20s was threatening people on the TriMet Flavel Street Transit Station. Police found and chased the suspect on foot, onto a bridge over Johnson Creek on the north side of Flavel Street. A police officer then sho ... [More]    
47 Man Arrested For Cutting Woman's Hair On TriMet Bus
Thursday May 11, 2017, 12:06 PM
Man Arrested For Cutting Woman's Hair On TriMet Bus
PORTLAND, Oregon - 30-year-old Jared Weston Walter was arrested Wedneday night after cutting a women's hair on a TriMet bus. 9-1-1 callers reported seeing him in the area of Southeast 82nd Avenue and Holgate Boulevard.

At 7:52 p.m., officers located him in the 4300 block of Southeast 89th A ... [More]    

48 Dog shot dead by police after attacking children in Southeast Portland
Thursday May 11, 2017, 12:00 PM
Dog shot dead by police after attacking children in Southeast Portland
PORTLAND, Oregon - Today, Thursday May 11, 2017, at 8:02 a.m., East Precinct officers responded to the area of Southeast 60th Avenue and Nehalem Street on the report that a white pit bull was jumping at the door of a neighborhood residence after earlier chasing a woman who had to jump onto a truck t ... [More]    
49 Science on Tap Vancouver -- We Have No Idea: A Guide to the Unknown Universe
Thursday May 11, 2017, 11:46 AM
Science on Tap Vancouver -- We Have No Idea: A Guide to the Unknown Universe
This is a special bonus Science on Tap event!

Why does the universe have a speed limit? What (or who) is attacking Earth with tiny, super-fast particles? What exactly is Dark Matter? And for that matter... What is matter?

PHD Comics' Jorge Cham and particle physicist Daniel Whiteso ... [More]    

50 Fatal Commerical Motor Vehicle Crash near Banks
Wednesday May 10, 2017, 7:42 AM
Fatal Commerical Motor Vehicle Crash near Banks
On May 9, 2017 at about 2 PM a westbound Isuzu box truck was turning left when it crossed the centerline and entered into the eastbound lane. Traveling eastbound was a loaded chip truck. The driver of the chip truck attempted to avoid the collision but the two commercial motor vehicles collided stri ... [More]