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51 Suspect Arrested After Robbing Pedestrian and Theft of Vehicle in Southeast Portland
Tuesday December 26, 2017, 8:36 AM
PORTLAND, Oregon - On Monday, December 25, 2017 at 2:49 p.m., East Precinct officers responded to the report that a pedestrian was robbed in the 10300 block of Southeast Washington Street.

As officers responded to the location, the victim of the robbery provided the emergency call-taker a d ... [More]    

52 Girlfriend’s Kiss Proves Lethal for Oregon Inmate
Sunday December 24, 2017, 8:06 PM
Anthony Powell was a 41-year-old inmate at the Oregon State Penitentiary in Salem serving a life sentence for an aggravated murder conviction for fatally stabbing his mother-in-law. In June last year, he received a “privileged contact” visit from his girlfriend Melissa Ann Blair.

Thought to ... [More]    

53 Teacher in Oregon accused of having sexual relationship with underage student
Sunday December 24, 2017, 8:01 PM
Teacher in Oregon accused of having sexual relationship with underage student
A 29-year-old teacher in Oregon is accused of numerous sex crimes after authorities said she had carried on a sexual relationship with an underage student.

Andrea Nicole Baber, who taught literature, writing and speech at Logos Christian Academy in Springfield, started a sexual relationship ... [More]    

54 Murder-Suicide In Gresham
Sunday December 24, 2017, 9:41 AM
GRESHAM, Oregon - On Saturday, December 23, 2017 at 8:25pm a man walked into the Gresham Police Department lobby and reported that his adult son, 35-year-old Robert Lopez of Gresham, had just shot and killed his girlfriend, 34-year-old Hillary Vodden of Gresham. Gresham Police Officers immediately r ... [More]    
55 Suspect Arrested in Connection to Robbery with a Hammer
Friday December 22, 2017, 8:55 AM
On Thursday, December 21, 2017, at 12:06 p.m., North Precinct officers responded to the report of a robbery at the Ace Hardware, located at 228 Northeast Broadway.

When officers arrived at the location, they learned a man was seen shoplifting from the store. Store employees confronted the s ... [More]    

56 Gresham Police Arrest Man Wanted for Multiple Sex Crimes
Friday December 22, 2017, 8:54 AM
Gresham Police Arrest Man Wanted for Multiple Sex Crimes
GRESHAM, Oregon - Police arrested a 23-year-old Gresham man for multiple sex crimes in relation to the sexual abuse of a 13-year-old and a 15-year-old girl.

Travis Dick was arrested today and booked on 11 counts of sexual abuse in the first degree, eight counts of sodomy in the second degre ... [More]    

57 It's Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas
Thursday December 21, 2017, 8:48 AM
It's Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas
PORTLAND, Oregon - The Salvation Army is attempting to reach their 2017 Red Kettle Campaign goal of $750,000. The funds raised in six short weeks of bell ringing account for 40% of the annual services provided to the communities The Salvation Army serve in, her in the Portland Metro.

All fu ... [More]    

58 Robbery at Troutdale Shari's Restaurant
Thursday December 21, 2017, 8:37 AM
TROUTDALE, Oregon - At 0307 this morning deputies responded to a report of an armed robbery at the Troutdale Shari's on NW Frontage Road. A subject had entered the restaurant wearing a motorcycle helmet. He told the employee he had a gun and demanded cash from the register. He then fled in an unknow ... [More]    
59 Salem's Drinking Water Remains Safe Following Weekend Gas Spill on North Santiam
Tuesday December 19, 2017, 9:52 AM
SALEM, Oregon - Around 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, December 16, the City of Salem switched to backup groundwater and reservoirs for drinking water following a large gasoline spill into the North Santiam River on December 15 at around 11 p.m. Water in Salem remains safe to drink thanks to these backup sys ... [More]    
60 Fatal crash on Kamph Drive near Albany
Tuesday December 19, 2017, 9:51 AM
Linn County Sheriff Bruce Riley reports at 2:35 p.m. this afternoon his deputies responded to a fatal motor vehicle crash on Kamph Dr. near Albany. Deputies are still actively investigating the two-vehicle crash. It is confirmed that one person has died and another has been transported to the hospit ... [More]    
61 Sheriff's Office Employee Arrested for Possession of a Controlled Substance
Tuesday December 19, 2017, 9:50 AM
December 18, 2017 -- A Washington County Sheriff's Office employee was arrested for alleged possession of a schedule III controlled substance. He was booked at the Washington County Jail.

In early December, the Washington County Sheriff's Office received information of alleged unlawful poss ... [More]    

62 Newberg-Dundee Bypass ribbon cutting scheduled for today at 2:30 p.m.
Monday December 18, 2017, 9:06 AM
Newberg-Dundee Bypass ribbon cutting scheduled for today at 2:30 p.m.
Governor Brown to be keynote speaker at ribbon cutting

NEWBERG-The official ribbon cutting of the Newberg-Dundee Bypass Phase 1 project is scheduled for today at 2:30 p.m. The road is scheduled to open to traffic in early January.

The ribbon cutting ceremony featuring Governor Kate ... [More]    

63 Oregon Will Join Lawsuit Against FCC on Net Neutrality
Friday December 15, 2017, 5:44 AM
Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum and her peers previously warned FCC it was acting based on fraudulent public input.

The Federal Communications Commission voted 3 to 2 this morning to repeal the doctrine of "net neutrality."

The effect of that decision is to allow internet service pr ... [More]    

64 Off-Duty Tigard Officer Injured In Overnight Crash
Friday December 15, 2017, 4:22 AM
Off-Duty Tigard Officer Injured In Overnight Crash
An off-duty Tigard Police Officer was seriously injured on December 14, when a suspected intoxicated driver slammed into his vehicle. The crash occurred at approximately 1:35 a.m. on Highway US 26 in Hillsboro near the Cornelius Pass exit.

Officer Matthew Barbee was driving home alone after ... [More]    

65 Second arrest in methamphetamine distribution investigation
Friday December 15, 2017, 5:18 AM
Vancouver, Wash. -- On December 13, 2017, the Lewis County Joint Narcotics Enforcement Team (JNET), DEA and the Safe Streets Task Force served a search warrant at the residence of Santiago Carrillo-Piz located at 9501 NE 5th Street in Vancouver Washington. During this investigation it was learned Sa ... [More]    
66 Swedish engineer beats Beaverton Oregon red-light camera law
Saturday December 9, 2017, 2:15 AM
Swedish engineer beats Beaverton Oregon red-light camera law
SALEM, Oregon - Mats Järlström is, by all accounts, an engineer. He graduated from engineering school in Sweden, served as an airplane-camera mechanic in the Swedish Air Force and worked in research and development at an electronics manufacturer. For the past 20 years, he has earned a living designi ... [More]    
67 Police find $444,000 in cash and drugs after traffic stop in Klamath County
Friday December 8, 2017, 3:18 AM
Police find $444,000 in cash and drugs after traffic stop in Klamath County
On December 4, at about 3:45 a.m., a State Trooper stopped a 2015 Cadillac SUV, operated by Andrew GARRIGAN, age 28, and passenger Jacob RUNION, age 27, both from Houston, Texas. The Cadillac was stopped for traveling over the lane on Highway 140 near Memorial Drive, in Klamath Falls.

Durin ... [More]    

68 Man killed in Two-Car Crash on Highway 351 in Wallowa County
Friday December 8, 2017, 2:05 AM
On December 7, 2017, at about 2:20 p.m., Oregon State Police (OSP) Troopers and emergency personnel responded to the report of a two-vehicle crash on Highway 351 near milepost 5.5 (at Wallowa Lake).

Preliminary investigation revealed that a 2000 Silver Dodge Caravan, operated by Michael Pau ... [More]    

69 Trump’s Nafta Threat Makes Him the Grinch to Oregon Tree Growers
Wednesday December 6, 2017, 7:59 AM
In the cheerless days of the last recession, as Americans were spending less on Christmas trees, Oregon’s evergreen growers spotted an opportunity.

Demand had been growing for Northwest-grown firs in Mexico and the U.S. had a surplus. Agricultural officials from both countries forged a relat ... [More]    

70 Oregon’s Graduation Rate Is the Third Lowest in US
Wednesday December 6, 2017, 7:57 AM
Oregon’s Graduation Rate Is the Third Lowest in US
SAKEM, Oregon - Oregon continues to be one of the lowest ranking graduation rankings in the United States, unchanged from the previous year. It ranked No. 47 for two years before that, but sank a notch when Alaska raised its success rate.

The only states that still have lower rates than Oreg ... [More]    

71 Female Inmate walks away from Coffee Creek Correctional Facility
Tuesday December 5, 2017, 7:20 AM
Female Inmate walks away from Coffee Creek Correctional Facility
A minimum-custody inmate walked away Monday, Dec. 4, 2017, at 6:50 a.m. from Coffee Creek Correctional Facility in Wilsonville. She was on the way to a work assignment in Salem riding in a van, when she opened a door and fled.

Inmate Lorrie Marie Hocker, 42, is a white female, 5 ft. 3 in. w ... [More]    

72 Seven Adults and Four Children in Survive Multi-Family Home Fire in McMinnville
Tuesday December 5, 2017, 7:17 AM
Disaster responders with the local American Red Cross responded to a multi-family home fire disaster on December 4, 2017, at approximately 7:00 p.m.in the 200 block of SE Evans in McMinnville.

The fire affected seven adults and four children.The Red Cross provided resources to help address ... [More]    

73 Two People Found Shot In Turner
Friday December 1, 2017, 7:22 AM
On November 30th at 3:00 p.m., Clayton Stanfill, age 53, of Turner was arraigned at the Marion County Circuit Court annex on an indictment issued by a grand jury for murder. The indictment was related to the October 15th shooting investigation where Judy Stanfill, age 52, was found deceased in her r ... [More]    
74 Southeast Portland Restaurant Robbed at Gunpoint on Thursday Afternoon
Friday December 1, 2017, 7:20 AM
On Thursday November 30, 2017, at 1:55 p.m., East Precinct officers responded to the report of an armed robbery at the China Wind Restaurant, located at 8355 Southeast Powell Boulevard.

Officers arrived in the area and spoke to employees who told police that the suspect displayed a handgun ... [More]    

75 Driver Killed in Crash Near NE Glisan St and NE 75th Ave
Tuesday November 28, 2017, 6:09 AM
PORTLAND, Oregon - On Tuesday November 21, 2017, at 9:58 p.m., East Precinct officers responded to the report that a vehicle had crashed into a power pole near the intersection of Northeast Glisan Street and Northeast 75th Avenue.

The driver has been identified as 49-year-old Clayton D. Hop ... [More]