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51 Home Landscaping: Your First Line of Defense Against Wildfire
Wednesday May 10, 2017, 7:37 AM
Home Landscaping: Your First Line of Defense Against Wildfire
Before summer arrives, create a circle of safety around your home to protect it from wildfire. May is Oregon Wildfire Awareness Month. All month long the Oregon Department of Forestry, Keep Oregon Green Association, the Oregon Office of State Fire Marshal and fire educators statewide are spreading t ... [More]    
52 Emergency declared at Hanford nuclear site
Wednesday May 10, 2017, 7:33 AM
Emergency declared at Hanford nuclear site
PORTLAND, Oregon - On Tuesday, an emergency was declared at the Hanford Nuclear site in Washington after a tunnel that collapsed containing rail cars full of nuclear waste.

The former nuclear production site was locked down at 8:30 a.m. Tuesday after a inspection revealed that soil had coll ... [More]    

53 Oregon's U.S Senator Ron Wyden condemns President Donald Trump's decision as 'outrageous'
Wednesday May 10, 2017, 1:54 AM
Oregon's U.S Senator Ron Wyden condemns President Donald Trump's decision as 'outrageous'
SALEM, Oregon - Senator Ron Wyde said FBI Director James Comey should be immediately called to testify about the status of the Russia investigation.

Both of Oregon's U.S. senators were extremely critical of President Donald Trump decision to fire FBI director James Comey Tuesday. Comey was c ... [More]    

54 32-year-old Climber Dies After Fall on Mt. Hood
Tuesday May 9, 2017, 11:32 AM
32-year-old Climber Dies After Fall on Mt. Hood
On May 7, 2017 at about 11:26am, the Clackamas County Sheriff's Office was notified about a possible fall that occurred on Mt. Hood, near the Hogsback climbing area. Callers were reporting that a male had suffered severe injuries after sliding approximately 600 feet down steep terrain. He later died ... [More]    
55 Man Reportedly Attempts Suicide By Clackamas County Deputy
Tuesday May 9, 2017, 11:27 AM
HAPPY VALLEY, Oregon - On Monday evening at about 6:45 PM, Clackamas County Deputies were sent to investigate a theft of vehicle in the Walmart parking lot at 10000 SE 82nd Ave, in Happy Valley. Citizens had confronted a man who was believed to be the suspect. There was a fight and the suspect was ... [More]    
56 Two People Injured in stabbing in in Old Town Portland
Tuesday May 9, 2017, 11:20 AM
Two People Injured in stabbing in in Old Town Portland
PORTLAND, Oregon - On Monday evening, police responded to two different reports of stabbings in Old Town.

The first incident was reported at 10:25 p.m., when Central Precinct officers responded to the report of a person stabbed at the Pacific Tower Apartments, located at 333 Northwest 4th A ... [More]    

57 Portland Police Memorial Service Today at Noon in Waterfront Park
Tuesday May 9, 2017, 11:15 AM
Portland Police Memorial Service Today at Noon in Waterfront Park
PORTLAND, Oregon - The 2017 Portland Police Bureau Memorial Service will be held today, Tuesday May 9, at 12:00 p.m. at the Portland Police Memorial, located in Waterfront Park, just South of the Hawthorne Bridge. The memorial service will feature speakers, a 21-gun salute, a water display from Port ... [More]    
58 Grants awarded for main streets throughout the state
Tuesday May 9, 2017, 11:13 AM
Grants awarded for main streets throughout the state
Oregon Heritage, a division of Oregon Parks and Recreation Department, awarded 27 matching grants worth $2,355,700 to Oregon Main Street Network organizations across the state for building projects that encourage economic revitalization. Projects range from façade improvement to elevator access and ... [More]    
59 Assistant Adjutant General retires from Oregon Army National Guard
Monday May 8, 2017, 10:42 AM
Assistant Adjutant General retires from Oregon Army National Guard
CLACKAMAS, Oregon -- Oregon Army National Guard Brig. Gen. Steven R. Beach retired after 33 years of military service in a ceremony, May 6, 2017, at the 41st Infantry Division Armed Forces Reserve Center at Camp Withycombe in Clackamas, Oregon.

Beach most recently served as the Assistant Ad ... [More]    

60 Shooting Investigation Underway on MLK - No Known Injuries
Monday May 8, 2017, 10:38 AM
On Saturday May 6, 2017, at 8:09 p.m., North Precinct and Gang Enforcement Team officers responded to the report of gunfire on Northeast Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard near Dekum Street.

Officers arrived in the area and spoke to witnesses who described a person with a gun running eastboun ... [More]    

61 Hot Tub Attempted Murder - Man Finds Naked Girlfriend In Hot Tub With Another Man
Friday May 5, 2017, 12:17 PM
Hot Tub Attempted Murder - Man Finds Naked Girlfriend In Hot Tub With Another Man
MEDFORD, Oregon - Police received a 911 call about a shooting in the 4600 block of Eagle Trace Drive in Medford at about 9 p.m. on Wednesday. 53-year-old Charles Bradford Curtis from Albuquerque was visiting a couple at the Eagle Trace Drive home. On Wednesday evening, the male resident arrived home ... [More]    
62 Man Killed By Hit and Run Driver on SE 82nd and Flavel
Friday May 5, 2017, 11:29 AM
Man Killed By Hit and Run Driver on SE 82nd and Flavel
PORTLAND, Oregon - This morning around 4 AM, a pedestrian was hit by a driver on Southeast 82nd Avenue, just south of Flavel Street. The driver left the scene.

The pedestrian involved in this crash has died at a Portland hospital.

Officers and medical personnel arrived in the area ... [More]    

63 Oregon prepares to fight Congress over state-run retirement plans for neglected workers
Thursday May 4, 2017, 12:41 PM
Oregon prepares to fight Congress over state-run retirement plans for neglected workers
SALEM, Oregon - Oregon will press on with its efforts to provide retirement plans to private-sector employees who lack those benefits at work, despite pending legislation from Congress.

In a 50-49 vote, the U.S. Senate on Wednesday repealed Labor Department rules from the Obama administratio ... [More]    

64 Tigard Man Arrested For Sex Abuse
Thursday May 4, 2017, 12:34 PM
Tigard Man Arrested For Sex Abuse
TIGARD, Oregon- 60-year-old Mario Mendez Ruiz from Hillsboro was charged by a Washington County Grand Jury on April 21, 2017, for crimes related to the sexual abuse of a child.

Ruiz is currently employed by the Tigard-Tualatin School District as a school bus driver for special needs childre ... [More]    

65 Volunteers improve the homes, and lives, of senior citizens in Portland
Thursday May 4, 2017, 12:30 PM
Volunteers improve the homes, and lives, of senior citizens in Portland
PORTLAND, Oregon - Sixteen volunteers from the City of Portland and nine from Wells Fargo descended on a small house in N.E. Portland last Saturday, April 29, completely transforming the property for the permanently disabled senior citizen who lives there.

The homeowner looked on in amazeme ... [More]    

66 Tea Party and Fashion Show to Benefit Homeless Women and Children
Thursday May 4, 2017, 12:28 PM
Tea Party and Fashion Show to Benefit Homeless Women and Children
Portland, Ore., - Union Gospel Mission will be hosting a Tea Party and Fashion Show to benefit the women and children in the Mission's LifeChange program. The LifeChange program helps women and children overcome homelessness, addiction and abuse. The Tea Party and Fashion show takes place on Saturda ... [More]    
67 Conviction reversed for Oregon woman who hit, killed girls while playing
Wednesday May 3, 2017, 6:41 PM
Conviction reversed for Oregon woman who hit, killed girls while playing

FOREST GROVE, Ore. (KPTV) -- The Oregon Court of Appeals has reversed the conviction of a woman who hit and killed two girls playing in a pile of leaves in Forest Grove in 2013.

In a decision filed Wednesday, the appeals court ruled the trial court "erred" in denying a motion for acquitta ... [More]    

68 Portland Police Officer Injured in Traffic Crash on Southeast McLoughlin Boulevard
Wednesday May 3, 2017, 11:52 AM
Portland Police Officer Injured in Traffic Crash on Southeast McLoughlin Boulevard
PORTLAND, Oregon - On Tuesday May 2, 2017, at 8:56 p.m., a Traffic Division Motorcycle Officer reported that he'd been involved in a traffic crash on Southeast McLoughlin Boulevard, just north of Holgate Boulevard.

The officer was treated and released from a Portland hospital.

Cent ... [More]    

69 Join Children and Families for Safe Kids Day at the Oregon Zoo! Take Action to Protect Kids!
Wednesday May 3, 2017, 11:49 AM
PORTLAND, Ore. --On Saturday, May 6th, Safe Kids Portland Metro (lead organization AMR) and the Oregon Zoo will host the 19th annual Safe Kids Day. The theme, "Celebrate Kids, Prevent Injuries, Save Lives," will focus on raising awareness and taking simple steps, like wearing bike helmets, life jack ... [More]    
70 Newport Police Give Verbal Warning To Cat In Tree
Tuesday May 2, 2017, 1:48 PM
Newport Police Give Verbal Warning To Cat In Tree
NEWPORT, Oregon - After receiving a report of a cat in a tree holding an assault rifle, the Newport Oregon Police Department attended the scene, and, after ascertaining that the gun was actually a stick, they issued a "verbal warning" to the offending cat.

"Reports of an armed cat this morni ... [More]    

71 Man With Camera Pulls Towel off Woman In Locker Room
Tuesday May 2, 2017, 1:42 PM
Man With Camera Pulls Towel off Woman In Locker Room
VANCOURVER, Washington - On Monday, April 22, 2017, a young man entered the women's locker room at the Firstenburg Community Center located at 700 NE 136th Ave.. He then pulled a towel off a women who was changing her clothes and ran away on foot.

The victim reported that she believed he had ... [More]    

72 25 People Arrested At Portland March
Tuesday May 2, 2017, 1:34 PM
25 People Arrested At Portland March
On Monday May 1, 2017, 25 people were arrested after a permitted May Day rally and march devolved into a riot after dozens of suspects committed numerous criminal acts including disorderly conduct, riot, arson, criminal mischief (vandalism), theft, and assault. 

Prior to the permitted mar ... [More]    
73 POACHERS SENTENCED FOR BEHEADING BIGHORNS ON I-84
Monday May 1, 2017, 12:09 PM
POACHERS SENTENCED FOR BEHEADING BIGHORNS ON I-84
Last April, Justin Samora and Cody Plagmann were arrested after beheading two bighorn sheep near Interstate 84 in Oregon. The two were caught in the act by motorists and, once police arrived at the scene, they found one man inside of a vehicle while the other hid in the brush down the road. As goHUN ... [More]    
74 Oregon National Guard participates in University of Oregon Spring Game
Monday May 1, 2017, 11:53 AM
Oregon National Guard participates in University of Oregon Spring Game
Oregon National Guard Soldiers greet fans in front of Autzen Stadium where military equipment was on display for the University of Oregon's Spring Game, April 29, 2017, in Eugene, Oregon. Veterans from every branch of service participated in Military Appreciation Day activities during the game. (Pho ... [More]    
75 Prescription Drug Take Back Event Collects Over 2,454 Pounds of Pills
Monday May 1, 2017, 11:39 AM
Over 1,000 Clark and Skamania County residents dropped off their unused and unwanted medications with local law enforcement officers and volunteers on Saturday, April 29th. The medicine disposal event was held at four locations throughout Clark and Skamania counties where a steady stream of cars wai ... [More]