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51 Gresham Police sergeant pleads guilty to official misconduct
Saturday August 4, 2018, 7:11 AM
PORTLAND, Oregon - Multnomah County District Attorney Rod Underhill announced Robert Fay, a detective sergeant with the Gresham Police Department, was charged with official misconduct in the first degree.

Fay appeared before Multnomah County Circuit Court Judge Eric J. Bergstrom and pleaded ... [More]    

52 Sugar Pine Fire Declared a Conflagration
Saturday August 4, 2018, 7:10 AM

Governor Kate Brown has declared the Sugar Pine Fire, burning outside of Shady Cove, a conflagration. The declaration cleared the way for the state fire marshal to mobilize firefighters and equipment to assist local resources battling the fire.

 

The Office of State Marshal’s Red ... [More]    

53 Deputy uses tourniquet to save man's life
Saturday August 4, 2018, 4:06 AM
SALEM, Oregon - On 08-02-18, Marion County Deputies were dispatched to a report of a man that had been stabbed in the 300 block of Lancaster Drive NE. Deputy Mark Rettig arrived and located the victim, 21-year old Samuel Fry. Deputy Rettig could see Fry’s bleeding was severe and quickly applied a to ... [More]    
54 Update on Oregon fire
Thursday August 2, 2018, 7:01 AM
The Oregon Office of State Fire Marshal, through the Emergency Management Assistance Compact, activated its Agency Operations Center Saturday, July 28 and deployed one strike team and one task force with equipment and personnel to assist with the wildfires in California.

The Oregon State Fir ... [More]    

55 Fatal Tractor Accident
Thursday August 2, 2018, 3:00 AM
At approximately 1750 hours police and rescue were sent to 9114 NE 66TH ST on a report of an accident invloving a farm tractor.

Witnesses advised that the operator of the tractor was attempting to use the tractor to move a vehicle on the property. As he was doing this the tractor flipped o ... [More]    

56 1000 people evacuate homes in Grants Pass Fires
Monday July 30, 2018, 3:51 AM
1000 people evacuate homes in Grants Pass Fires
GRANTS PASS, Oregon — A huge brushfire burning near Grants Pass in southern Oregon has forced more than 1,000 people to evacuate their homes.

By Sunday, the Garner Complex fire grew to more than 50 square miles and was only about 30 percent contained.

The fire grew by more than 10 pe ... [More]    

57 Man beaten with gun in Northeast Portland
Monday July 30, 2018, 2:47 AM
PORTLAND, Oregon - On Saturday July 28, 2018, at about 6pm., police responded to an assault at Northeast 6th Avenue and East Burnside Street. The victim told police he was hit in the head with a handgun and that the suspect also fired a shot during the encounter.

Officers and medical person ... [More]    

58 Police find couple wanted for child rape and sodomy
Sunday July 29, 2018, 7:06 AM
Police find couple wanted for child rape and sodomy
PORTLAND, Oregon — After a 20 year search police finally found a wanted Oregon couple in Mississippi when the husband died and his wife used his aliases to make funeral arrangements.

A Mississippi undertaker entered the alias used by Leon Henry Shaw online then found Shaw was on the FBI's Mo ... [More]    

59 Marion County Sheriff’s Office Detective was arrested
Friday July 27, 2018, 1:50 AM
SALEM, Oregon - On July 26, 2018, a Marion County Sheriff’s Office Detective was arrested on 1 Count of Theft by Taking, 4 Counts of Theft by Selling and 1 count of Official Misconduct by the Salem Police Department. The Sheriff’s Office received information from the Salem Police Department regardin ... [More]    
60 Outdoor Salem Fire Burn Ban in Effect
Thursday July 26, 2018, 2:02 AM

Salem, Ore. —Marion and Polk Counties issued an outdoor burn ban that applies to the City of Salem. Effective July 24, 2018, it was issued due to ongoing dry conditions and forecasted high temperatures.

The burn ban includes recreational campfires, fire pits, yard debris, ... [More]    

61 Residential Hillsboro Woodshop Heavily Damaged
Thursday July 26, 2018, 2:03 AM
Residential Hillsboro Woodshop Heavily Damaged
HILLSBORO, Oregon - Just before 1pm today a residential fire on the 900 block of NE Queens Ln.consumed a single story structure with heavy smoke and flames extending into the air above a woodworking shop.

The shop had been added onto the back of an attached garage. Firefighters found extensi ... [More]    

62 Bend Woman Reunites Girl With Toy Lion Lost on Remote Hike
Tuesday July 24, 2018, 1:55 AM
BEND, Oregon — A 7-year-old girl who lost her stuffed lion while hiking was reunited with her loved toy over the weekend after a major effort to identify her.

Hiker Holly Spaman, who recently moved to Bend, Oregon, from Yakima, Washington, ran into Audrianna Flores and her family as they des ... [More]    

63 Two People Die in Oregon Motorcycle Crashes
Monday July 23, 2018, 9:10 PM
ENTERPRISE, Oregon — Two people died in a three-wheeled motorcycle crash in northeastern Oregon.

79-year-old driver Galen Rottinghaus of Oak Harbor, Washington, lost control of the motorcycle and overturned on the shoulder on Friday as a group of motorcyclists slowed to turn into the Joseph ... [More]    

64 2nd Fatality in Oregon Wildfires Is Homeless Man
Sunday July 22, 2018, 2:54 AM
CENTRAL POINT, Oregon - A second person has died in a wildfire near Central Point. The body of a man was discovered Thursday inside the wildfire in southwestern Oregon.

60-year-old homeless Robert Lee Walker died near Central Point, Oregon. He lived in an encampment by the river near where t ... [More]    

65 Folklife Program at Chehalem Cultural Center
Saturday July 21, 2018, 1:49 AM
Newberg, OR —Join folklorist Amy Howard and traditional basket maker Connie Graves for a conversation about some of the cultural traditions of the Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde and the people who practice them. The talk will be Thursday, July 26th at 6:30 PM at Chehalem Cultural Center, 415 E S ... [More]    
66 Jorge Sosa-Soler receives 20 year prison sentence for killing girlfriend
Tuesday July 17, 2018, 4:28 AM
Jorge Sosa-Soler receives 20 year prison sentence for killing girlfriend
PORTLAND, Oegon - Yesterday, Multnomah County District Attorney Rod Underhill announced a 20 year prison sentence for 52-year-old Jorge Sosa-Soler for killing Yaritza Valdez-Almaguer, his longtime girlfriend.

The defendant appeared before Multnomah County Circuit Court Judge Karin J. Immergu ... [More]    

67 25 year-old male drowns at Sandy River
Tuesday July 17, 2018, 3:16 AM
At about 5 PM yesterday, a 25 year-old male swimmer went under the surface of the Sandy River and did not re-surfaced. AMR Lifeguards hurried toward Lewis & Clark Park about 10 yards downstream of the Troutdale Bridge. The strong current swept the submerged victim downstream, in water depths near th ... [More]    
68 Sunday Morning Drug Bust Nets Narcotics
Monday July 16, 2018, 12:50 AM
Sunday Morning Drug Bust Nets Narcotics
PORTLAND, Oregon - On Sunday, July 15, narcotics officers observed an vehicle in the parking lot of the Jack in the Box restaurant, at 921 Southeast Powell Boulevard. As police drove into the parking lot, the suspect attempted to speed away but crashed his car into an occupied Drugs and Vice Divisio ... [More]    
69 Southbound Lanes on I-5 now open at Fremont Bridge
Monday July 16, 2018, 12:14 AM
PORTLAND, Oregon - All lanes of southbound I-5 are now open past the Fremont Bridge. The lanes had been closed since Friday night for the I-5 paving project. Crews finished the paving work in advance of the scheduled 5 a.m. reopening. The southbound lanes will close again this weekend from 10 p.m. F ... [More]    
70 Police investigating suspicious death at park
Saturday July 14, 2018, 5:33 AM
PORTLAND, Oregon - On July 13, 2018 at approximately 2:20 p.m., Salem Police officers responded to McKay School Park, 2755 Hollywood DR NE on a report of an injured male. Officers arrived and located a deceased male. Detectives were notified and responded to the scene. At this time a cause of death ... [More]    
71 Black Market Haunts Oregon's Medical Marijuana Program
Friday July 13, 2018, 6:16 AM
Black Market Haunts Oregon's Medical Marijuana Program
SALEM, Oregon — Reports indicate that a thriving black market is taking advantage of the reported overproduction of marijuana for distribution in Oregon.

On Thursday, the reporting agency said it has not lent effective oversight of growers and others in the industry, creating a thriving blac ... [More]    

72 Baby killed, mother injured in East Vancouver crash
Friday July 13, 2018, 5:46 AM
VANCOURVER, Washington - On 7/12/2018 at 6:53 pm, AMR Ambulance, East County Fire and Rescue and CCSO deputies responded to a single vehicle rollover collision in the 26000 block of NE Bradford Road, in east Clark County. Prior to EMS arrival, passersby had removed an unresponsive infant from the v ... [More]    
73 Young couple crashes into Arco store striking employee
Friday July 13, 2018, 5:10 AM
NORTHPLAINS, Oregon - July 12, 2018 – A 23-year-old man crashed his car into a North Plains storefront and struck an employee.

On Thursday, at about 7 PM, two North Plains cops were at an ARCO station, located at 9560 NW Glencoe Road, when they observed a vehicle turn into the parking lot at ... [More]    

74 Serious injury crash in construction zone on Highway 97 south of Madras
Friday July 13, 2018, 4:12 AM
On July 12, 2018 at about 9:00 p.m., Troopers from the Bend Area Command responded to a three vehicle injury crash occuring on Highway 97 near milepost 101, south of Madras. Knife River Construction is repaving this section of Highway 97 and was active in the zone when the crash occured.

T ... [More]    

75 $150 million Powerball jackpot winner to be announced
Friday July 13, 2018, 3:31 AM
Lottery to hold press conference regarding claimed $150 million Powerball prize

WHO: Oregon Lottery officials

WHEN: 10 a.m., Friday, July 13, 2018

WHERE: Oregon Lottery Headquarters, 500 Airport Road SE, Salem, OR

WHAT: Oregon Lottery officials will announce the winne ... [More]