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26 Shooting Investigation in Northeast Portland
Wednesday March 28, 2018, 1:05 AM
PORTLAND, Oregon - On Tuesday March 27, 2018, at 3:27 p.m., North Precinct and Gang Enforcement Team officers responded to the report of a shooting at Northeast 11th Avenue and Failing Street.

Officers arrived in the area and located the victim and victim's vehicle at Northeast 12th Avenue ... [More]    

27 Oregon Can and Should Do More for the Mentally Ill
Sunday March 25, 2018, 4:04 AM
My patient’s mental health deteriorated after a sheriff returned the bloodstained handgun his father used to commit suicide. A middle-aged veteran, this man was depressed and experiencing PTSD symptoms. He had a lot on his plate – caring for a sick and aging mother, disabled adult son, disability du ... [More]    
28 Congress Approve Massive Spending Plan That Funds Oregon Wildfire Prevention and Rural Broadband But Leaves Out Dreamers
Sunday March 25, 2018, 4:01 AM
Yesterday, Congress approved a massive spending bill for the remainder of the 2018 fiscal year that includes funding for Oregon wildfire prevention, rural school programs and infrastructure projects.

President Donald J. Trump signed the bill into law this morning.

The bundled spendin ... [More]    

29 Man Shot To Death Near Sandy
Sunday March 25, 2018, 2:58 AM
On 3-24-18 at about 5:12pm, deputies with the Clackamas County Sheriff's Office responded to 18655 SE Autumn Way in unincorporated Sandy in response to a report of a shooting where the male victim was reported to have died.

Deputies arrived at the location a short time later. They made seve ... [More]    

30 Grand Jury Finds Keizer Police Officer Justified in Killing 26-year-old Man
Friday March 23, 2018, 4:46 AM
KEIZER, Oregon - A Marion County Grand Jury unanimously found that Keizer Police Department Officer Tyler Wampler was justified in his use of deadly force on Ryan Chapman, 26, on March 14, 2018.

The Grand Jury convened today to hear testimony from 13 witnesses, including officers from the K ... [More]    

31 Home Fire Affecting One Family in Canby
Friday March 23, 2018, 3:43 AM
CANBY, Oregon - Disaster responders with the local American Red Cross responded to a home fire disaster on March 23, 2018, at approximately 4 p.m. in the 1000 block of SE 3rd Ave. in Canby, Oregon. The fire affected one family, including two adults and pets.

The Red Cross provided resources ... [More]    

32 Oregon Supreme Court suspends judge who refused to marry gay couples
Monday March 19, 2018, 9:25 AM
An Oregon judge who, among several other offenses, refused to marry same-sex couples has been suspended for three years without pay by the Oregon Supreme Court.

The state’s high court on Thursday upheld a decision by the Oregon Commission on Judicial Fitness and Disability that found Marion ... [More]    

33 45-year-old Coos Bay man killed on Highway 101 South of Yachats
Monday March 19, 2018, 2:15 AM
45-year-old Coos Bay man killed on Highway 101 South of Yachats
COOS BAY, Oregon - On Sunday March 18th, 2018 at about 1107 hours, Oregon State Police and emergency personnel responded to a report of a multiple vehicle crash on Hwy 101.

Preliminary investigation revealed a red 2002 Ford Ranger pickup was northbound on Hwy 101 at MP 174, operated by Jerem ... [More]    

34 Shooting Investigation Overnight on SE Stark St - No Known Injuries
Monday March 19, 2018, 1:12 AM
On Sunday, March 18, 2018, at 10:52 p.m., East Precinct officers responded to the reports of gunfire near Southeast Stark Street and Southeast 148th Avenue.

When officers arrived on scene they located multiple occupied residences in the 14900 block of Southeast Stark Street that had damage ... [More]    

35 Eugene Man Sentenced to Life For Murder,
Wednesday March 14, 2018, 10:50 AM
EUGENE, Oregon — A Eugene man has been sentenced to life in prison after a jury found him guilty of murder.

31-year-old Timothy Micheal Green was convicted on Tuesday in the May 2017 death of 36-year-old Steven Ray Burton.

Green's attorney asked jurors to find his client guilty of th ... [More]    

36 Man Charged with Aloha Attempted Murder
Wednesday March 14, 2018, 9:47 AM
ALOHA, Oregon - A man was captured and arrested on multiple charges after he stabbed another man at an apartment in the community of Aloha.

On Tuesday, March 13, 2018 at 8:11 a.m., Washington County Sheriff's Office deputies responded to an apartment complex at 18700 SW Farmington Road in A ... [More]    

37 Suspect in Custody After Stabbing on SE Foster Rd
Wednesday March 14, 2018, 8:45 AM
PORTLAND, Oregon - On Wednesday, March 14, 2018, at 6:44 a.m., East Precinct officers responded to the report of a male threatening a store employee with a knife at the Everyday Food Mart, located at 7020 Southeast Foster Road.

As officers responded to the scene they learned the suspect had ... [More]    

38 When Bitcoin Miners Take Over Your Town
Saturday March 10, 2018, 1:11 AM
When Bitcoin Miners Take Over Your Town
EAST WENATCHEE, Washington—Hands on the wheel, eyes squinting against the winter sun, Lauren Miehe eases his Land Rover down the main drag and tells me how he used to spot promising sites to build a bitcoin mine, back in 2013, when he was a freshly arrived techie from Seattle and had just discovered ... [More]    
Wednesday March 7, 2018, 8:17 PM
CORVALLIS, Oregon - Benton County Sheriff's Office detectives arrested Richard Leroy Knudson, 39, of Philomath, at approximately 7:00p.m., March 5, 2018. Knudson was charged with twenty-four counts of Sex Abuse I, twenty-four counts of Sex Abuse II, twenty-four counts of Unlawful Sexual Penetration ... [More]    
40 Man In Custody After Police Chase
Wednesday March 7, 2018, 12:41 AM
Man In Custody After Police Chase
SALEM, Oregon - On Tuesday at about 8:32 PM OSP Troopers from the Salem Area Command received a driving complaint of a reckless driver on I5 in Marion County.

The driver was identified as Jimmy Eduardo Maeda-Escobar, age 21, was arrested for multiple crimes including DUII, Reckless Driving, ... [More]    

41 OSP Captain Under Criminal Investigation
Thursday March 1, 2018, 1:28 PM
OSP Captain Under Criminal Investigation
SALEM, Oregon - Captain Bill Fugate is under criminal investigation by the Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office. Fugate is the chief spokesman for the Oregon State Police.

The sheriff’s office reported receiving an anonymous tip Tuesday evening regarding Captain Bill Fugate. Deschutes County Sh ... [More]    

42 FBI Arrests Man on Assault and Sex Abuse Charges
Thursday March 1, 2018, 11:24 AM
On Tuesday, February 27, 2018, FBI agents arrested Almonzo Antonio Castaneda, age 34, on charges of sexual abuse, assault of a spouse or intimate partner by strangulation and assault by striking, beating or wounding. The arrest, at Castaneda's home in Yakima, Washington, was without incident.


43 Senator Knopp Suggests Making Threats Against Schools a Felony
Tuesday February 27, 2018, 4:40 AM
SALEM, Oregon — Oregon Republican Senator Tim Knopp wants anyone threatening to attack a school be charged with a felony. The amendment was introduced Monday during a threats after the Feb. 14 Florida high school shooting.

Knopp represents the central Oregon town of Bend where a threat last ... [More]    

44 Salem Couple to Restore Once Popular Ski Lodge Near Bend
Tuesday February 27, 2018, 3:34 AM
BEND, Oregon — A Salem couple is in the process of restoring an old Oregon ski lodge vacant for more than 30 years.

Salem couple Dwight and Susan Sheets recently received a permit from the U.S. Forest Service to begin work on the Santiam Pass Ski Lodge. The lodge is located across from the H ... [More]    

45 Man With Gun Arrested in Northwest Portland
Tuesday February 27, 2018, 2:31 AM
On Monday, February 26, 2018, at 12:00 p.m., Central Precinct officers responded to the report of a person trying to open car doors near the intersection of Northwest 24th Avenue and Northwest Wilson Street.

The caller to 9-1-1 provided the call taker with a detailed description of the susp ... [More]    

46 Oregon Man Admits to Trying to Have Sex With Child
Sunday February 25, 2018, 4:27 AM
HERMISTON, Oregon — An Eastern Oregon man accepted a plea in which he will spent four years in prison for attempting to have sex with a girl younger than 14.

24-year-old Dustin Dyer of Hermiston took the deal just days before his scheduled trial. He had been arrested December 31 on charges o ... [More]    

47 Oregon Woman Sentenced to 10 Years on Child Porn Charge
Sunday February 25, 2018, 3:24 AM
MEDFORD, Oregon — A Medford woman who sent sexually explicit photographs of her infant son to an undercover FBI agent has been sentenced to a decade in federal prison.

Lea Kathryn Jones blamed her actions on a mix of isolation, postpartum depression and abuse she suffered as a child.

... [More]    

48 Boys Arrested After Threats to 2 Oregon High Schools
Sunday February 25, 2018, 2:20 AM
SALEM, Oregon — A high school in Bend was placed on lockdown and a juvenile was arrested Friday after police were alerted to a threat on social media, and another youth remained in custody after allegedly threatening to shoot students at a high school in another part of the state.

The cases ... [More]    

49 Man pleads guilty to murder for Oregon weighmaster’s death
Thursday February 22, 2018, 9:29 PM
Man pleads guilty to murder for Oregon weighmaster’s death
PORTLAND, Oregon — 44-year-old Dirck White pleaded guilty to killing an Oregon weighmaster.

On Wednesday White pleaded guilty to murder for the death of 47-year-old Grady Waxenfelter in February 2014.

White fatally shot the Clackamas County assistant weighmaster during a traffic stop ... [More]    

50 Man Convicted of Pushing Girlfriend Off Balcony
Thursday February 22, 2018, 9:23 PM
On Friday, February 16, 27 year-old Jordan Adam Sutherland was convicted of multiple incidents of domestic violence, including of Assault in the First Degree for pushing the mother of his infant son off a third-story balcony.

On the evening of September 11, 2017, multiple witnesses heard Su ... [More]