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26 Suspect Arrested After Stabbing in Portland's Kenton Neighborhood Identified
Wednesday November 15, 2017, 8:34 AM
PORTLAND, Oregon - The suspect arrested in connection with a stabbing on North Interstate Avenue earlier today has been identified as 30-year-old James A. Luckey.

Detectives with the Portland Police Bureau Detective Division's Assault Detail continue this investigation. Based on information ... [More]    

27 15-Year-old boy on skateboard killed in Josephine County
Wednesday November 15, 2017, 8:33 AM
On November 14, 2017, at approximately 7:00pm, OSP Troopers responded to a vehicle vs. pedestrian fatal crash at the intersection of Elk Lane and Majestic Drive.

The preliminary investigation revealed a fifteen year old juvenile ,on a long board skateboard, was traveling downhill on Majesti ... [More]    

28 Oak Grove shooting leaves one dead
Monday November 13, 2017, 10:31 PM
Oak Grove shooting leaves one dead
November 12, 2017 12:40 pm, detectives have identified a suspect in the shooting. He is currently in custody and being interviewed by detectives. At this point there is no concern for public safety due to this incident.

No further details will be released at this time as it is still an acti ... [More]    

29 Deputy Injured After Vehicle Crashes Into Patrol Motorcycle
Monday November 13, 2017, 10:25 PM
November 13, 2017 -- A motorcycle deputy was struck by an SUV on Beaverton-Hillsdale Highway. The deputy, a nine-year veteran, sustained serious but non-life-threatening injuries.

On November 13, 2017, at 11:05 a.m., a Washington County Sheriff's Office motorcycle deputy was struck by a spo ... [More]    

30 Female Pedestrian Killed on Interstate 5
Monday November 13, 2017, 10:24 PM
PORTLAND, Oregon - Investigators are looking into a crash that killed a pedestrian on southbound Interstate 5 near the North Skidmore Street overpass. The deceased pedestrian has been identified as 25-year-old Madison V. Ries of Portland.

Based on information learned during the investigatio ... [More]    

31 Sen. Jeff Kruse Told Oregon State Police He Was Investigating “Fraud and Deception” in Video Chat Rooms
Saturday November 11, 2017, 11:31 AM
A police report WW obtained today under Oregon's public records law sheds new light on a strange episode involving state Sen. Jeff Kruse (R-Roseburg) and a grainy YouTube video that Kruse says was being used in an attempt to extort money from him.

The report says that Oregon State Police lea ... [More]    

32 Dog Survives After Being Dragged By Vehicle
Saturday November 11, 2017, 11:11 AM
MILWAUKIE, Oregon - On 11-10-17, at about 4:15 p.m., the Milwaukie Police were called to the intersection of SE Main Street and SE Washington Street in regards to an unknown-type vehicle accident.

Police arrived and learned a 79-year-old female was walking with her dog, east on SE Washingto ... [More]    

33 Man Arrested Following Shooting in Cornelius
Saturday November 11, 2017, 11:09 AM
This evening, a man shot another man during a dispute. The victim was transported to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

On Friday, November 10, 2017, at 4:40 p.m., Washington County Sheriff's Office deputies serving the City of Cornelius responded to a disturbance in the 1 ... [More]    

34 Facing a Fear of the Unknown in an Oregon Cave
Thursday November 9, 2017, 9:12 AM
Facing a Fear of the Unknown in an Oregon Cave
Before Cave Creek trickles through the dining hall of the historic Chateau at the Oregon Caves, it pools into a small, penny-filled pond. It’s a sparkling blue-sky day last July, and I’m sitting on the pool’s bank watching as a butterfly zips about the maidenhair ferns and thimbleberry bushes at the ... [More]    
35 Woman dies in early morning fire
Thursday November 9, 2017, 9:08 AM
On Wednesday morning just after 2:00 am, one of our officers was on patrol when he saw a fire near the Abernethy Bridge, Washington St. and 16th St. The fire was from a homeless camp on the hillside. When our officer found the fire, it had already engulfed the camp and nearby trees. Clackamas Fire r ... [More]    
36 Crash Team Responding to Crash Near St. Johns Bridge
Thursday November 9, 2017, 9:06 AM
PORTLAND, Oregon - The Portland Police Bureau Major Crash Team (MCT) continues to investigate a fatal two vehicle crash that occurred on Saturday November 4, 2017, on the St. Johns Bridge.

Based on information learned during the preliminary investigation, officers believe the driver of a wh ... [More]    

37 Oregon law requires teachers to report sexually active students
Thursday November 9, 2017, 3:39 AM
Oregon law requires teachers to report sexually active students

A school district in Oregon is under fire for following the law — mostly because they are the only ones doing it.

Officials at the Salem-Keizer School District recently told staff and teachers that under Oregon law they must report to law enforcement or state officials if they learn, or s ... [More]    

38 Unidentified Man Attempts Sexual Assaults in Downtown Portland - Arrest (Photo)
Monday November 6, 2017, 3:31 AM
Unidentified Man Attempts Sexual Assaults in Downtown Portland - Arrest (Photo)
Detectives continue to investigate the incidents involving a suspect that approached and attempted to sexually assault women in downtown Portland during October. 

During the investigations, detectives with the Portland Police Bureau and Beaverton Police Department learned the identity of ... [More]    
39 Unidentified Pedestrian Killed On SW Fischer Road In Portland
Monday November 6, 2017, 3:27 AM
Unidentified Pedestrian Killed On SW Fischer Road In Portland
PORTLAND, Oregon - A pedestrian crossing Highway 99W at SW Fischer Road was struck by a vehicle and died at the scene. Sheriff's Deputies are continuing their attempts to identify the man.

On November 4, 2017, at 7:42 p.m., Washington County Sheriff's Office deputies responded to a traffic ... [More]    

40 Apartment Fire in at SW Salmon
Monday November 6, 2017, 3:19 AM
PORTLAND, Oregon - Firefighters were dispatched to an apartment fire (929 SW Salmon St) at 9:23PM. Initial reports indicated that the third floor was filling up with smoke and that residents were evacuating the building. Fire crews quickly made their way to the fire room and put out the remaining fi ... [More]    
41 Man taking photos along side road hit and killed by man in car
Tuesday October 24, 2017, 10:40 AM
Man taking photos along side road hit and killed by man in car
On October 22, 2017 at about 3:10 PM, Oregon State Police Troopers from the Roseburg Area Command responded to Highway 42 just west of Camas Valley near mile post 51 for a report of a single vehicle versus pedestrian crash.

The preliminary investigation revealed that a black 2008 Ford Edge ... [More]    

42 Search continues for Nathan Mitchell in the Salmon Huckleberry Wilderness
Tuesday October 24, 2017, 10:38 AM
On October 22, 2017 at approximately 1:45 am, the father of Nathan Charles Mitchell, 34, of Portland, contacted the Clackamas County Sheriff's Office to report his son as an overdue hiker. A search and rescue coordinator was available and began working on this. At the time, it was unknown where Mitc ... [More]    
43 Portland Man Killed In I-84 Crash - Wasco County
Tuesday October 24, 2017, 10:37 AM
On October 23, 2017 at about 11:30PM, OSP Troopers and emergency personnel responded to the report of a single vehicle crash on Interstate 84 near milepost 82 (The Dalles).

Preliminary investigation revealed a 2013 Toyota Highlander was eastbound on I-84 when it left the roadway to the sout ... [More]    

44 15 Year-Old Boy charged in Oregon wildfire
Sunday October 22, 2017, 9:12 AM
15 Year-Old Boy charged in Oregon wildfire
OREGON – A 15-year-old boy faces charges after a wildfire tore through Oregon’s Hood River County.

The fire, which destroyed 10,000 acres, started in early September.

Liz FitzGerald, 48, said she was hiking when she passed a group of teens who were giggling after throwing fireworks i ... [More]    

45 John Day resident arrested for attempted murder
Sunday October 22, 2017, 9:04 AM
John Day resident arrested for attempted murder
On the afternoon of October 20th, 2017, 32 year old John Day resident Kevin J. RAPP was arrested for the shooting of Kyler Weisenback and lodged at the Grant County Jail for the charges of Attempted Murder, Assault in the 1st Degree, Unlawful Use of a Weapon, and two outstanding warrants.

D ... [More]    

46 Neighbor Hero In Beaverton House Fire
Sunday October 22, 2017, 9:01 AM
Neighbor Hero In Beaverton House Fire
BEAVERTON, Oregon - At 3:45 p.m. today, an alert neighbor called 911 to report smoke coming from the roof of an adjacent home on Wheaton Lane in Beaverton. Based on the caller's description of the smoke that continued to worsen, 911 dispatchers immediately upgraded the call to a first alarm to ensur ... [More]    
47 Amazon Web Services fixes connectivity problems in Oregon
Thursday October 19, 2017, 12:49 PM
Amazon.com Inc’s web services unit said on Wednesday that it resolved connectivity issues that affected its Direct Connect customers in the Oregon region in the United States.

Amazon Web Services (AWS) said some Direct Connect locations using the US-WEST-2 Region experienced connectivity iss ... [More]    

48 Southern Oregon Megafire May Help Suppress Devastating Tree Disease
Thursday October 19, 2017, 12:48 PM
Southern Oregon Megafire May Help Suppress Devastating Tree Disease
Crews working the Chetco Bar wildfire had more to consider than just the flames once it spread into a quarantine zone where a disease was devastating trees.

Usually the parking lot at Brookings’ harbor is filled with boat trailers, rusty pickup trucks and tourists.

But this day in ... [More]    

49 Oregon VS California - Both sides with pot
Thursday October 19, 2017, 12:44 PM
Oregon VS California - Both sides with pot
California begins adult use cannabis sales on Jan.1, and is expected to become the largest market for cannabis. I'm in San Francisco as I write this, headed to L.A. for the next column.

When both states have full legalization, which one's better? So here's how this goes: I decide to get my ... [More]    

50 Shooting in Sellwood Neighborhood - One Person Injured
Thursday October 19, 2017, 12:38 PM
On Thursday October 19, 2017, at 4:17 a.m., Central Precinct officers responded to the report of a 9-1-1 hang-up call at the 7-11 located at 1715 Southeast Tacoma Street.

As officers responded to the location, an employee at the 7-11 called 9-1-1 again and informed the call taker an adult m ... [More]