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Jorge Sosa-Soler receives 20 year prison sentence for killing girlfriend
Tuesday July 17, 2018, 4:28 AM - (1)

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. Immergut and ... [More]

25 year-old male drowns at Sandy River
Tuesday July 17, 2018, 3:16 AM - (2)

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]

Sunday Morning Drug Bust Nets Narcotics
Monday July 16, 2018, 12:50 AM - (3)

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]

Southbound Lanes on I-5 now open at Fremont Bridge
Monday July 16, 2018, 12:14 AM - (4)

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]

Police investigating suspicious death at park
Saturday July 14, 2018, 5:33 AM - (5)

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]

Black Market Haunts Oregon's Medical Marijuana Program
Friday July 13, 2018, 6:16 AM - (6)

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 black mar ... [More]

Baby killed, mother injured in East Vancouver crash
Friday July 13, 2018, 5:46 AM - (7)

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]

Young couple crashes into Arco store striking employee
Friday July 13, 2018, 5:10 AM - (8)

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 a hi ... [More]

Serious injury crash in construction zone on Highway 97 south of Madras
Friday July 13, 2018, 4:12 AM - (9)

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. The pr ... [More]

$150 million Powerball jackpot winner to be announced
Friday July 13, 2018, 3:31 AM - (10)

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 winner of the $150.4 mill ... [More]

Suspected Burglar killed by law enforcement officer
Sunday July 8, 2018, 4:02 AM - (11)

AMITY, Oregon - Early this morning, at approximately 05:24, a 911 call was placed to the Yamhill Communications Agency (YCOM) from a resident in Amity. The caller stated that that an unknown male was inside their home. The caller stated the suspect appeared to be high on drugs or intoxicated. After ... [More]

Serious Injury Crash on US 26 near Government Camp
Sunday July 8, 2018, 3:54 AM - (12)

GOVERNMENT CAMP, Oregon - On Saturday, July 7, 2018 a black 2011 Chrysler 200, operated by a teen driver, of Happy Valley was attempting to emerge onto US 26 from the Government Camp Loop parking lot to proceed eastbound. While making the left turn, the Chrysler was struck by a black 2003 Ford F3 ... [More]

Fatal Crash Investigated Near Mill City
Thursday July 5, 2018, 7:38 AM - (13)

Linn County Sheriff Jim Yon reports today, at 4:15 p.m., the Sheriff's Office received a call reporting a motorcycle had crashed into a passenger vehicle on Kingwood Avenue at Dogwood Street near Mill City. The two vehicle crash resulted in the death of the motorcyclist. The operator of the 2008 H ... [More]

Oregon woman calls 911 on her state representative for canvassing while black
Thursday July 5, 2018, 4:14 AM - (14)

PORTLAND, Oregon - Oregon state Rep. Janelle Bynum (D) was canvassing her constituents in Clackamas, outside Portland, on Tuesday when a Clackamas County sheriff's deputy pulled up alongside, she told The Oregonian on Wednesday. The deputy told Bynum, who is black and running for a second term, that ... [More]

Police Looking For Award Winning Female Boxer Considered Runaway
Thursday July 5, 2018, 3:59 AM - (15)

HILLSBORO, Oregon - Police in Hillsboro have been looking for Casiphia Arnold, a twelve year old girl who has been missing since June 25, 2018. She is currently ranked no 1 in the bantam weight Boxing categry for 11 to 12 year olds in the U.S.A. Casiphia began competing as an amateur in May of 2 ... [More]

Oregon leader of meth ring with cartel ties gets 15 years in prison
Saturday June 30, 2018, 3:23 AM - (16)

The Oregon leader of a methamphetamine smuggling ring with ties to Mexican cartels has been sentenced to more than 15 years in federal prison. Daniel Ramirez, 43, of Hillsboro was arrested at his home in fall 2015 during a series of police raids to round up dozens of people tied to an operation t ... [More]

No criminal charge to be filed against Marion County Sheriff's Deputy
Saturday June 30, 2018, 1:34 AM - (17)

Statement from Marion County Sheriff's Department: After a thorough review of the June 4, 2018 arrest of Kevin Straw, 28 years old, the Marion County District Attorney’s Office has determined that Marion County Deputy Jacob Thompson will not be charged with any crime for his role in that arrest. ... [More]

State agencies to meet July 9 on proposed gold mine in Malheur County
Saturday June 30, 2018, 1:05 AM - (18)

PORTLAND, Oregon – The Wildlife Subcommittee of the Technical Review Team for a proposed gold mine in Malheur County will meet by teleconference from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. PDT on Monday, July 9. The meeting agenda is available here: The public and media may listen to the meet ... [More]

Man Dies, Wife Lives in Single Car Crash Near Burns
Saturday June 30, 2018, 1:02 AM - (19)

On June 28, 2018 just after noon, a 2017 Chevy SUV operated by Earl NORWOOD, age 83 from Wenatchee WA. was traveling west on highway 78 near milepost 21 when for unknown reasons he lost control of the SUV and left the roadway, rolling and coming to rest on its top. Earl NORWOOD was killed. The ... [More]

Congressman Greg Walden Wants A Pardon for 2 Oregon Ranchers
Thursday June 28, 2018, 5:05 AM - (20)

PORTLAND, Oregon — U.S. Congressman Greg Walden asked President Trump to pardon two ranchers whose prison sentences triggered the armed takeover of a national wildlife refuge in Oregon. The Ontario Argus Observer reports Walden called for the action on the House floor Wednesday, saying "it's time ... [More]

Jury finds Curtis Clint Williams guilty in connection to 2011 rape
Thursday June 28, 2018, 4:01 AM - (21)

PORTLAND, Oregon - Multnomah County District Attorney Rod Underhill announced the verdict in State of Oregon v. Curtis Clint Williams. On June 26, 2018, a 12-person jury convicted the defendant of one count of rape in the first degree, two counts of sodomy in the first degree, one count of unlawf ... [More]

Fatal motorcycle/SUV crash in Happy Valley
Thursday June 28, 2018, 2:56 AM - (22)

HAPPY VALLEY, Oregon - A fatal motorbike crash in Happy Valley occurred between a motorcycle and a SUV.s At about 5:30 PM on Wednesday, June 27, 2018, Deputies assigned to the Happy Valley Police Department responded to a traffic crash on SE Hwy 224 near SE Goosehollow Dr. The motorcyclis ... [More]

Woodland students attend first Career Day
Tuesday June 26, 2018, 1:02 AM - (23)

Monday, June 25, 2018-Woodland,WA-Woodland Intermediate School held its first Career Day featuring guest professionals who taught students about career choices including firefighting, dog grooming, being a railroad engineer, working as a seamstress for Nike and many more on Tuesday, June 12. Patt ... [More]

Man Critical After Two Car Accident Near Vancouver Mall
Monday June 25, 2018, 6:52 AM - (24)

VANCOUVER, Washington - At about 1:40 PM yesterday, a motor vehicle accident occurred at the intersection of NE Vancouver Mall Drive and NE 66th Ave. Rescue crews arrived to find two vehicles involved in a 'T-Bone' type accident. The driver of one car was pinned inside, requiring technical remova ... [More]

Woman Charged In Death Of Child Left In Car
Saturday June 23, 2018, 5:03 AM - (25)

ROSEBURG, Oregon - Remington Engler, 21 months died after being left alone in a hot car while her mother went to work as a family nurse practitioner, authorities said Friday. The girl was blue and unconscious when her mother, Nicole Engler, discovered the little girl about 4 p.m. outside Evergree ... [More]

Hillsboro Woman Accused of Abusing Children
Saturday June 23, 2018, 4:49 AM - (26)

HILSBORO, Oregon - A Hillsboro Woman is accused of criminally mistreating three children in her care. Police say Merlinda Avalos only gave the kids to two peanut sandwiches a day, prevented them from using the bathroom at night and made them to wear urine soaked clothing to school. Avalos is a ... [More]

Michael Williams pleads guilty to aggravated murder, robbery
Saturday June 23, 2018, 4:13 AM - (27)

PORTLAND, Oregon - On Friday, Multnomah County District Attorney Rod Underhill announced Michael Williams, 34, pleaded guilty to one count of aggravated murder in connection with the death of Jacob Pedro Shroyer. The defendant also pleaded guilty to one count of robbery in the third degree in connec ... [More]

Milk Carton Boat Race Set to Go Tomarrow
Saturday June 23, 2018, 3:40 AM - (28)

PORTLAND, Oregon - It’s fun, it’s free and it’s this Sunday! Sunday! Sunday! The 2018 Milk Carton Boat Race returns to the Westmoreland Park Casting Pond this Sunday, June 24, at 11 a.m. A Rose Festival tradition dating back to 1973, this event features large, hand-made, human-powered boats that ... [More]

Portland Couple Accused of Interstate Distribution of Marijuana and Firearms Crimes
Thursday June 21, 2018, 8:45 AM - (29)

PORTLAND, Oregon – Isaiah Lee Holt, 30, and Marjorie Livingston, 37, residents of Portland, were charged today in a five-count indictment alleging the couple engaged in a conspiracy to distribute marijuana and illegally purchased and possessed firearms. Holt is charged with one count each of cons ... [More]

3-year-old Boy Falls From Second-Story Window
Thursday June 21, 2018, 8:44 AM - (30)

PORTLAND, Oregon - Shortly after 4 p.m. today, firefighters responded to the 100 block of NW 209th Avenue on a report of a 3-year-old boy that had fallen from the second-story window of a single-family residence. Firefighters from Hillsboro Fire and Rescue arrived on scene within minutes to find ... [More]

Oregon Man Gets 11 Years in Prison for Deadly Hit-And-Run
Thursday June 21, 2018, 8:42 AM - (31)

CORVALLIS, Oregon — A 54-year-old Oregon man has been convicted of first-degree manslaughter in a deadly hit-and-run crash. He was sentenced to 11 years in prison. Ricky Ray Ferguson plead guilty to first-degree manslaughter, second-degree assault and tampering with physical evidence, and entered ... [More]

Oregon Senator Sues Governor, State Revenue Department
Thursday June 21, 2018, 7:37 AM - (32)

SALEM, Oregon — Oregon state senator Brian Boquist (Republican from Dallas) filed a lawsuit against Gov. Kate Brown and other lawmakersr, denouncing the passage of a controversial March tax bill violated Oregon's constitution. On Tuesday, Boquist filed the suit in state tax court attempting to ... [More]

3 Vehicle Fatal Crash Closes McKay Road
Saturday June 9, 2018, 5:32 AM - (33)

SALEM, Oregon - Deputies have identified the drivers and passengers involved in yesterdays fatal vehicle crash on McKay Road NE near French Prairie Road NE. Investigators have determined that Jose Castilla-Castilla, age 23 of Clackamas was stopped on McKay Road preparing to make a left hand turn. A ... [More]

Man sentenced to 150 months for manslaughter
Saturday June 9, 2018, 4:26 AM - (34)

PORTLAND, Oregon - Multnomah County District Attorney Rod Underhill announced a 150 month prison sentence for Jamaine Oliver Jr., 19, following his conviction of one count of manslaughter in the first degree with a firearm. On October 27, 2016, at approximately 10:12 p.m., Gresham Police officers ... [More]

Bend Firefighter Rhett Larsen Memorial Service
Wednesday June 6, 2018, 5:10 AM - (35)

Below is a press release from Bend Fire Department in reference to Bend Firefighter Rhett Larsen's memorial service. For further please inquire with Bend Fire Department Public Information Office. News Release: City of Bend Fire Department Dave Howe, Battalion Chief Public Informat ... [More]

McMinnville High senior wins $1,000 scholarship by expressing his GRADitude
Tuesday June 5, 2018, 9:25 AM - (36)

MCMINNVILLE, Oregon - Daniel Lobatos, a senior at McMinnville High School, has been selected to receive a $1,000 college scholarship from the Oregon School Boards Association for his video expressing GRADitude. In his video ( Lobato ... [More]

40-Year-Old Salem Man Killed In Plane Crash
Tuesday June 5, 2018, 7:22 AM - (37)

SALEM, Oregon - Investigators have identified the pilot killed in last night’s plane crash as Norman Newton, age 40 of Salem. Deputies believe that Mr. Norman was flying his Kit Fox 1 plane when for unknown reasons he crashed killing him instantly. This morning representatives of the NTSB arrived ... [More]

Maps Community Foundation Launches 2018 Community Challenge
Tuesday June 5, 2018, 5:20 AM - (38)

SALEM, Ore. – The Maps Community Foundation will grant a total of $10,000 to small nonprofits serving Marion and Polk Counties. There will be four $2,500 awards granted.

“This is the sixth annual Community Challenge,” said Mitzi Smith, Community Development Officer at Maps Credit Union. “ ... [More]

MCSO Detectives arrest a Troutdale man for Sex Abuse
Saturday May 12, 2018, 4:30 AM - (39)

PORTLAND, Oregon - On May 11 at 6:00p.m. county Detectives arrested 40 year-old Antonio Francisco Marquez, of Troutdale, for three counts of Sex Abuse 1. Marquez is on active duty in the U.S. Army assigned to the Gresham Recruiting Station. He was also a parent volunteer at Troutdale Elementary Sc ... [More]

Portland Uber and Lyft Drivers Plan Rally At City Hall To Demand Better Working Conditions
Monday April 30, 2018, 6:14 AM - (40)

Disgruntled Portland-area Lyft and Uber drivers, backed by a powerful labor union, are planning a rally outside City Hall on Monday to air their frustrations over low pay, secrecy and gaps in insurance coverage at ride-hailing companies operating here. It's the latest volley in a longstanding war ... [More]

Police investigating shooting
Monday April 30, 2018, 1:08 AM - (41)

SALEM, Oregon - On April 29, 2018 at approximately 6:00 pm, the Salem Police Department received a call of a shooting. Officers responded to the 900 block of Vinyard Ave NE and located an adult female who had been shot. Due to her injuries the female was transported by medics to the Salem Hospital. ... [More]

Deer shot with arrows through head and body
Sunday April 29, 2018, 4:05 AM - (42)

At least two deer were discovered wandering around Friday with arrows sticking through their bodies, prompting authorities in Oregon to offer a reward for information that could lead to an arrest. Oregon State Police said in a news release that authorities were called to the Shady Cove area, loca ... [More]

Inmate Walks Away From Work Crew
Sunday April 29, 2018, 2:54 AM - (43)

PORTLAND, Oregon - On April 28, 2018 at 3:20pm a Multnomah County Sheriff's Office Work Crew was working near SW 12th Avenue and SW Morrison Street in downtown Portland. At that time, the work crew deputy supervising the group notified dispatch that inmate JOSHUA SEAN PURDUE had walked away. Law ... [More]

Siletz Valley School Staff Member Arrested for Sex Abuse Charges
Wednesday April 25, 2018, 3:43 AM - (44)

SILETZ, Oregon - On January 9, 2018, the Lincoln county sheriff’s office was notified of possible inappropriate contact between a staff member and a minor student at the Siletz Valley School in Siletz, OR. During the investigation the staff member was identified as Joseph Patrick Bailor. The investi ... [More]

Fatal Crash Highway 212 In Clackamas County
Monday April 23, 2018, 12:57 PM - (45)

HAPPY VALLEY, Oregon - In the early morning hours of April 22, 2018 a passenger car and a motorcycle collided. A silver Kia Rio, operated by Uriy DUDKO, age 20, from West Plains MO, was stalled in the fast lane of Highway 212 heading eastbound. A Honda B6S motorcycle operated by, Mitchell VANDO ... [More]

32-year-old Man Arrested for Luring and On-Line Sexual Corruption
Friday April 20, 2018, 8:13 AM - (46)

PORTLAND, Oregon - On Thursday April 19, 2018, officers with East Precinct's Sex Trafficking Unit arrested a 32-year-old man in connection with the online luring of a child. Douglas E. Brandow was arrested and booked into the Multnomah County Jail on charges of Attempt Rape in the Second Degree, ... [More]

Oregon Grew More Cannabis Than Customers Can Smoke
Friday April 20, 2018, 7:36 AM - (47)

A recent Sunday afternoon at the Bridge City Collective cannabis shop in North Portland saw a steady flow of customers. Little wonder: A gram of weed was selling for less than the price of a glass of wine. The $4 and $5 grams enticed Scotty Saunders, a 24-year-old sporting a gray hoodie, to sp ... [More]

Plaid Pantry Robbed Tuesday Night on SE 82nd Ave
Friday April 20, 2018, 3:50 AM - (48)

PORTLAND, Oregon - On Tuesday, April 17, there was a robbery at the Plaid Pantry, located at 6440 Southeast 82nd Avenue. A suspect entered the location and demanded money while implying he possessed a gun. After obtaining one carton of cigarettes the suspects left the location without incident ... [More]

Man Arrested After Gunfire in Portland's Gateway Neighborhood
Wednesday April 18, 2018, 6:48 AM - (49)

PORTLAND, Oregon - On Tuesday, April 17, 2018, at 10:54 p.m., East Precinct officers responded to the report of gunfire in the 1100 block of Northeast 99th Avenue. As officers responded to the area, multiple callers contacted the Bureau of Emergency Communication (BOEC) and provided a descriptio ... [More]

Oregon Relative Victim Of Tagaytay Ace Hardware Store
Wednesday April 18, 2018, 5:43 AM - (50)

TAGAYTAY, Philippines - Ace Hardware continues to have problems. Did corporate instruct their stores in Tagaytay, The Philippines to sell equipment that does not work or is it that they simply do not care? At least this idea seems plausible; the Tagaytay staff at the store is to blame.
Ac ... [More]

Shooting Leaves Two Dead and Another Injured
Sunday April 15, 2018, 5:48 AM - (51)

SALEM, Oregon - eputies are currently seeking any information regarding the pictured vehicle. Originally thought to be a Cadillac Escalade investigators now believe they are searching for a late model red or maroon Ford Expedition. If you have any information regarding this vehicle or its owner pl ... [More]

Shooting Investigation In Mount Scott-Arleta Neighborhood
Sunday April 15, 2018, 4:46 AM - (52)

PORTLAND, Oregon - This morning at 3:15 a.m., police responded to the report of a gunfire in the at 6148 Southeast Holgate Boulevard. Police searched for victims, suspects, witnesses and any evidence of gunfire. They located a residence and the Mount Scott Park Center for Learning in the 6100 ... [More]

Suspect Arrested For Measure 11 Crime
Sunday April 15, 2018, 4:31 AM - (53)

BEAVERTON, Oregon - On Sunday, police were called to Fred Meyer at 15995 SW Walker Road regarding multiple 911 calls. Officers arrested 44-year-old Hathasone Pathammavong for Assault in the Second Degree. Witnesses Mr. Pathammavong entered Fred Meyer, walked up to a cashier helping customers and ... [More]

Threatening Hate Speech Fliers Circulating in Portland
Tuesday April 3, 2018, 3:26 AM - (54)

PORTLAND, Oregon -

The Portland Police Bureau has been made aware that there are some anti-Muslim leaflets being distributed in the Portland area describing April 3 as “Punish a Muslim Day.” This information appears to have originated in Europe and, through internet sharing, made its way to the U ... [More]

Drunk Woman Crashes Car In Police Pursuit, Injures Baby
Sunday April 1, 2018, 4:06 AM - (55)

Yesterday, deputies arrested an impaired driver after she crashed into a parked car, injuring her child passenger.

On Friday, March 30, 2018, at 6:18 p.m., Washington County Sheriff’s Office Deputies were dispatched to a reported heavily intoxicated woman at 7700 SW Beaverton Hillsdale Hi ... [More]

Robbery At Beaverton Marijuana Dispensary
Sunday April 1, 2018, 2:46 AM - (56)

BEAVERTON, Oregon - On March 31st, 2018 at 11:41 am, Beaverton Police officers responded to a robbery at Growing ReLeaf located at 4160 SW 109th Ave Beaverton, Oregon. Store employees told officers a male stole a glass jar full of marijuana and ran out the front door. Store employees stated they ... [More]

Governor Brown Signs Executive Order for Addiction
Wednesday March 28, 2018, 3:08 AM - (57)

SALEM, Oregon - Governor Kate Brown signed two bills and an order for new deadlines in regard to state drug policy commission dogged by staffing and other issues. Brown signed Tuesday in Portland that declares addiction to be a public health crisis in the state and sets a timeline for the Oregon ... [More]

Shooting Investigation in Northeast Portland
Wednesday March 28, 2018, 1:05 AM - (58)

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 and F ... [More]

Oregon Can and Should Do More for the Mentally Ill
Sunday March 25, 2018, 4:04 AM - (59)

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]

Congress Approve Massive Spending Plan That Funds Oregon Wildfire Prevention and Rural Broadband But Leaves Out Dreamers
Sunday March 25, 2018, 4:01 AM - (60)

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 spending bill—or ... [More]

Man Shot To Death Near Sandy
Sunday March 25, 2018, 2:58 AM - (61)

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 several a ... [More]

Grand Jury Finds Keizer Police Officer Justified in Killing 26-year-old Man
Friday March 23, 2018, 4:46 AM - (62)

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 Keizer ... [More]

Home Fire Affecting One Family in Canby
Friday March 23, 2018, 3:43 AM - (63)

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 to h ... [More]

Oregon Supreme Court suspends judge who refused to marry gay couples
Monday March 19, 2018, 9:25 AM - (64)

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 Count ... [More]

45-year-old Coos Bay man killed on Highway 101 South of Yachats
Monday March 19, 2018, 2:15 AM - (65)

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 Jeremy Hac ... [More]

Shooting Investigation Overnight on SE Stark St - No Known Injuries
Monday March 19, 2018, 1:12 AM - (66)

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 consi ... [More]

Eugene Man Sentenced to Life For Murder,
Wednesday March 14, 2018, 10:50 AM - (67)

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 the lesser c ... [More]

Man Charged with Aloha Attempted Murder
Wednesday March 14, 2018, 9:47 AM - (68)

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 Aloha ... [More]

Suspect in Custody After Stabbing on SE Foster Rd
Wednesday March 14, 2018, 8:45 AM - (69)

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 inju ... [More]

When Bitcoin Miners Take Over Your Town
Saturday March 10, 2018, 1:11 AM - (70)

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 - (71)

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]

Man In Custody After Police Chase
Wednesday March 7, 2018, 12:41 AM - (72)

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, Atte ... [More]

OSP Captain Under Criminal Investigation
Thursday March 1, 2018, 1:28 PM - (73)

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 Sheriff ... [More]

FBI Arrests Man on Assault and Sex Abuse Charges
Thursday March 1, 2018, 11:24 AM - (74)

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. Ca ... [More]

Senator Knopp Suggests Making Threats Against Schools a Felony
Tuesday February 27, 2018, 4:40 AM - (75)

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 week ... [More]

Salem Couple to Restore Once Popular Ski Lodge Near Bend
Tuesday February 27, 2018, 3:34 AM - (76)

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 Hoodoo ... [More]

Man With Gun Arrested in Northwest Portland
Tuesday February 27, 2018, 2:31 AM - (77)

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 suspect a ... [More]

Oregon Man Admits to Trying to Have Sex With Child
Sunday February 25, 2018, 4:27 AM - (78)

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 of rap ... [More]

Oregon Woman Sentenced to 10 Years on Child Porn Charge
Sunday February 25, 2018, 3:24 AM - (79)

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. Assistant ... [More]

Boys Arrested After Threats to 2 Oregon High Schools
Sunday February 25, 2018, 2:20 AM - (80)

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 have ... [More]

Man pleads guilty to murder for Oregon weighmaster’s death
Thursday February 22, 2018, 9:29 PM - (81)

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 near Bori ... [More]

Man Convicted of Pushing Girlfriend Off Balcony
Thursday February 22, 2018, 9:23 PM - (82)

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 Sutherl ... [More]

Hypnotherapy offers up to 90 percent success rates
Thursday February 22, 2018, 9:19 PM - (83)

Local hypnotherapists help manage chronic pain, facilitate weight reduction, and other offer solutions for other personal issues. Bottom line, Hypnotherapy works. Its efficacy has received endorsements from Forbes magazine, the National Center for Health Statistics, and others ( ... [More]

Juvenile Charged for Initiating False Report
Thursday February 22, 2018, 4:20 PM - (84)

CORVALIS, Oregon - On Wednesday evening, the Corvallis Police Department was contacted by the Corvallis School District for a report of threats made to a student at Linus Pauling Middle School via Snapchat. The initial report to police was for a potential act of violence, and did not expressly id ... [More]

Action on Climate Change Passes in Oregon
Wednesday February 21, 2018, 4:21 AM - (85)

SALEM, Oregon - Two bills climate action bills advanced in the Oregon legislature this past week, passing their respective policy committees in the state Senate and House. While dismal news just keeps pouring out of the nation’s capital on climate change, states are increasingly showing momentu ... [More]

Burglary Arrest Waldport Shell Gas Station
Wednesday February 21, 2018, 4:16 AM - (86)

During the early morning of February 18, 2018 Deputy Tadlock and Deputy Larson with the Lincoln County Sheriff's Office responded to the Waldport Shell Gas Station after the owner of the business found a damaged window and property stolen from the convenience store. Deputies viewed video surveillanc ... [More]

Car Prowler Arrested After Breaking Into a Car in the Pearl District
Monday February 19, 2018, 2:17 AM - (87)

PORTLAND, Oregon - On Friday February 16, 2018, at 7:21 p.m., Central Precinct officers responded to the report of a car prowl in the 200 block of Northwest 13th Avenue. The victim was reporting that an iPad was stolen and was being tracked in the area. Officers canvassed the area and eventually ... [More]

Woman arrested on Manslaughter, DUII charges following deadly crash
Sunday February 18, 2018, 8:59 AM - (88)

The Clackamas County Sheriff's Office arrested one woman on DUII and multiple Manslaughter charges following a fatal Feb. 15 two-car collision on S. Barlow Rd. that led to the deaths of a driver and passenger in a car that caught fire. The victims in the Feb. 15 fatal two-car collision on S. B ... [More]

Single-Family Fire in Deschutes County
Sunday February 18, 2018, 1:50 AM - (89)

Disaster responders with the local American Red Cross responded to a home fire disaster on Saturday February 17, 2018, at approximately 8:45 p.m. in the 1100 block of Hwy 20, in Sisters, OR. This single-family disaster affected 2 adults. The Red Cross provided resources to help address the immed ... [More]

Bill to Amend Oregon Constitution Lands in Health Committee
Thursday February 15, 2018, 3:18 AM - (90)

SALEM, Oregon — Senate President Peter Courtney on Wednesday told a committee headed by a retired nurse to consider a bill that asks voters to amend the state Constitution to make health care a fundamental right. Senator Courtney referred the bill to the Senate committee on health care a day afte ... [More]

More than 300 Firefighters to Visit Salem this Weekend for DPSST's Winter Fire School
Thursday February 15, 2018, 2:13 AM - (91)

More than 300 career and volunteer firefighters from throughout the state will converge on Salem (Oregon) this weekend for the annual Winter Fire School hosted by the Department of Public Safety Standards and Training (DPSST) at the Oregon Public Safety Academy. On February 17th and 18th, 2018, ... [More]

Suspect Taken Into Custody by SERT Members
Thursday February 15, 2018, 2:01 AM - (92)

PORTLAND, Oregon - The wanted suspect that officers observed entering a residence in the 5900 block of Northeast 12th Avenue has been taken into custody. Officers established a perimeter around the residence and members of the Crisis Negotiation Team (CNT) attempted multiple methods to communica ... [More]

Chiloquin Man Admits to Stealing From Grandmother to Gamble
Sunday February 11, 2018, 9:20 AM - (93)

KLAMATH FALLS, Oregon — An Oregon man has admitted he stole more than $100,000 from his blind, 94-year-old grandmother. He plead guilty to theft charges and was sentenced to 30 days in jail. Richard Barney of Chiloquin was also ordered to pay restitution, undergo gambling-addiction treatment and ... [More]

Oregon Increases Protections for Marbled Murrelet
Sunday February 11, 2018, 9:17 AM - (94)

PORTLAND, Oregon — On Friday, the Oregon environmental officials increased protections for the marbled murrelet, a small seabird from the North Pacific known as the "enigma of the Pacific" because it lives and hunts in the ocean but nests far inland in the high canopy of mossy, old-growth forests. ... [More]

Northeast Portland Pizza Shop Robbed Late Friday Night - No Arrests
Sunday February 11, 2018, 9:07 AM - (95)

PORTLAND, Oregon - On Friday February 9, 2018, at 10:18 p.m., East Precinct officers responded to the report of an armed robbery at Dominos Pizza, located at 453 Northeast 70th Avenue. Officers arrived in the area and contacted employees who told police that the suspect entered the shop, implied ... [More]

Body recovered from East fork of Lewis River
Sunday February 11, 2018, 9:06 AM - (96)

Shortly after 0900 yesterday morning a 911 call was placed by two fishermen who had located what they believed was a body in the East fork of the Lewis River. Patrol units responded and confirmed that the remains of a male had been discovered in the water approximately three quarters of a mile below ... [More]

Bicyclist dies after riding into path of semi
Saturday February 10, 2018, 8:22 AM - (97)

On February 9, 2018, at approximately 12:20 PM, the Oregon State Police responded to a motor vehicle crash involving a bicyclist on Highway 101 near milepost 350, in Curry County. The preliminary investigation has revealed that the bicyclist had ridden into the path of a 2018 Peterbilt tractor/t ... [More]

Man killed as motorcycle and two cars collide
Tuesday February 6, 2018, 5:43 AM - (98)

PORTLAND, Oregon - On Tuesday, February 6, 2018, at 2:39 a.m., East Precinct officers responded to the report of motorcycle versus two vehicle crash near the intersection of Southeast 141st Avenue and Southeast Powell Boulevard. Officers and emergency medical personnel arrived on scene and locat ... [More]

Soldier Who Died in Accidental Shooting in Oregon Identified
Tuesday February 6, 2018, 2:45 AM - (99)

ASTORIA, Oregon — A soldier who died in an accidental shooting at a training facility near the Oregon coast has been identified. 24-year-old Spc. Devin Kuhn died Wednesday from a gunshot wound in the emergency room at Columbia Memorial Hospital in Astoria. Kuhn was assigned to Alpha Co., 2nd R ... [More]

Man Killed on Highway 138E in Douglas County.
Saturday February 3, 2018, 8:39 AM - (100)

On February 2, 2018 at approximately 11:57pm, the Oregon State Police and medical personnel responded to a single fatal motor vehicle crash on Highway 138E near milepost 16 in Douglas County. Preliminary investigation revealed that a white 1992 Toyota Tacoma pickup, operated by Dakota Richard Mi ... [More]

Police Seize 17 Firearms as Part of Operation Safe Winter
Friday February 2, 2018, 2:50 AM - (101)

PORTLAND, Oregon - With 2018 just a month old, the Portland Police Bureau's Homicide Detail has already investigated the death of five people as a result of gun violence (with one occurring just last night in Northwest Portland). Operation Safe Winter was enacted and implemented over the last two we ... [More]

Woman killed by hit and run driver in Southeast Portland
Thursday February 1, 2018, 8:46 AM - (102)

PORTLAND, Oregon - Just after midnight, early morning Thursday, February 1, a female pedestrian was hit by a vehicle at Southeast 148th Avenue and Southeast Stark Street. Police found a woman laying in the roadway with major injuries. A medical team arrived and determined the woman had died of h ... [More]

Divers Recover Body After Canoe Capsizes in Prineville
Tuesday January 30, 2018, 6:35 AM - (103)

PRINEVILLE, Oregon — Divers recovered the body of a missing man after a canoe overturned east of Prineville. Crook County Undersheriff James Savage says divers found the body of Christopher Callahan at 10 a.m. Monday. Deputies responded Sunday afternoon to reports that a canoe with two fisherm ... [More]

Stephanie Breazile Selected As 2018 Oregon Dairy Princess-Ambassador
Tuesday January 30, 2018, 6:33 AM - (104)

SALEM, Oregon - Stephanie Breazile has been selected as the 2018 Oregon Dairy Princess-Ambassador. The choice was made at the 59th annual coronation and banquet at the Salem Convention Center on Jan. 27. Breazile was selected from a five finalists including Megan Sprute of Washington County, Jess ... [More]

Flu Outbreak Closes Hilda Lahti Elementary School In Astoria
Tuesday January 30, 2018, 6:27 AM - (105)

ASTORIA, Oregon - Hilda Lahti Elementary School in Knappa will keep kindergartners through sixth-graders at home Tuesday and Wednesday to help stem a flu outbreak that has affected an estimated 43 percent of students, along with several teachers and staff. The flu outbreak at Hilda Lahti began la ... [More]

Family of rancher killed during wildlife refuge standoff sues U.S., FBI
Saturday January 27, 2018, 3:34 PM - (106)

PORTLAND, Oregon — FBI special agent W. Joseph Astarita was indicted for misconduct involving the murder of Robert LaVoy Finicum, one of the occupiers of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge. Family members of rancher Finicum who was shot and killed by police during the 2016 armed occupation of a ... [More]

Man Sentenced to 70 Months for Pimping Young Girl
Saturday January 27, 2018, 1:07 PM - (107)

BEAVERTON, Oregon - On Thursday, January 25, 2018, Washington County Circuit Court Judge Oscar Garcia sentenced 36 year-old Ahmed Turay Jr to 70 months in prison for pimping a 17 year-old girl via a website. Turay was arrested in September, 2017, during a sex trafficking sting operation focused on u ... [More]

Sherwood Police Investigate Boy With BB Gun
Saturday January 27, 2018, 11:48 AM - (108)

SHERWOOD, Oregon - Police in Sherwood responded to a call regarding a boy with a gun. It was initially reported that the boy was in the Sherwood High School parking lot. Although school was out for the day, the high school was put into lockout. Around 3:30pm, on Saturday, police made contact wit ... [More]

Man Sentenced to 81 Years for Sexually Abusing Children
Tuesday January 23, 2018, 8:53 AM - (109)

On January 12, 2018, Washington County Circuit Court Judge Eric Butterfield sentenced 49 year-old Kevin Wayne Randolph to 975 months in prison (81 years) for numerous sex crimes he committed against members of his own family. Randolph, who appeared in the custody of the Washington County Sheriff's O ... [More]

Water Service Line Repair Impacts Both Lanes of Powell Boulevard at 139th Avenue
Tuesday January 23, 2018, 8:51 AM - (110)

Portland Water Bureau crews are responding to a leak on a water service line near Powell Boulevard and 139th Avenue. To assess and repair the damaged water pipe, flaggers will direct the traveling public around crews working in the intersection until approximately noon today. The service lin ... [More]

Oregon’s Special Election Tuesday Starts The 2018 Progressive Wave
Sunday January 21, 2018, 8:50 AM - (111)

This Tuesday, Oregonians are joining millions of progressives who have turned out in record numbers to vote in Special Elections across the country since Trump took office. In Georgia's 2017 Special Election, progressive turnout "blew past typical off-year levels." In Virginia, turnout was the "h ... [More]

Usher sparks USC rally in win over Oregon State
Sunday January 21, 2018, 6:36 AM - (112)

Jordan Usher buried three 3-pointers during a 18-0 second-half flurry Saturday night, enabling USC to overcome a 7 1/2-minute scoring drought and defeat Oregon State 74-67 in Pacific-12 Conference men’s basketball play in Corvallis, Ore. Usher finished with 14 points, all but two on 3-pointers, a ... [More]

Suspect Arrested in Connection to September 2017 Murder Investigation (Photo)
Sunday January 21, 2018, 5:42 AM - (113)

On Friday, 44-year-old Lorenzo L. Jones was arrested by Eugene police during a traffic stop on a Multnomah County warrant. He was wanted for the September 17, 2017 murder of 27-year-old Wilbert Butler in the 3600 block of Southeast 28th Avenue. Based on information learned by the Portland Police ... [More]

Mother of dead baby arrested for Manslaughter in her baby's death
Sunday January 21, 2018, 1:47 AM - (114)

On November 21st, 2017, the McMinnville Police Department began an investigation involving a 7-week old baby girl that had sustained suspicious, life-threatening injuries while at a residence in McMinnville. The baby was taken to Willamette Valley Medical Center in McMinnville and then taken by Life ... [More]

Waldport Bank Robbery Suspect in Custody in the Lincoln County Jail
Friday January 19, 2018, 6:10 AM - (115)

On 1/11/18, Detectives with the Lincoln County Sheriff's Office received information from Detectives with the Brookings Police Department and the US Marshals Service that a Stanley Carl Green, 55 years of age, was frequenting the area of Brookings, Or. The US Marshals and the Brookings Police Depart ... [More]

Man Swept Away Off Rocks in Depoe Bay
Friday January 19, 2018, 4:12 AM - (116)

On January 18, 2018 at approximately 7:15pm, Oregon State Police was notified by the United States Coast Guard that they had terminated the search efforts in Depoe Bay for the male who was swept into the ocean. Due to the ocean temperature and surf conditions they do not anticipate resuming tomorrow ... [More]

Minit Man Market Store Robbed in Portland's Cully Neighborhood
Tuesday January 16, 2018, 7:33 AM - (117)

PORTLAND, Oregon - On Monday, January 15, 2018, at 8:53 p.m., North Precinct officers responded to the report of a robbery at the Minit Man Market, located at 4339 Northeast Killingsworth Street. Officers arrived at the store and learned two suspects entered the location, demanded money while on ... [More]

CMV crashes into a disabled vehicle near Corbett
Tuesday January 16, 2018, 4:30 AM - (118)

On Monday, January 15, 2018 at approximately 5:15 PM, State Police responded to the report of a commercial car and trailer had crashed westbound off I-84 near milepost 23, just east of Corbett. It was reported the CMV had left the roadway, crashed through the guardrail and rolled down a steep embank ... [More]

Citizen Complaint Leads to Large Drug Bust
Tuesday January 16, 2018, 3:27 AM - (119)

On 01/15/18 at approximately 12:23 pm, a concerned citizen called 911 and reported a reckless driver on Highway 22 traveling westbound. The citizen not only reported the reckless driving, but advised dispatch they observed the male driver smoking what they believed was Methamphetamine from a glass p ... [More]

A Key Tool to Help Oregon Fight Climate Change
Thursday January 11, 2018, 9:35 AM - (120)

With the Trump administration undermining federal action to address climate change, states like Oregon are stepping up to protect the planet for future generations. For example, after President Trump announced that he will withdraw the U.S. from the Paris Climate Agreement, Oregon joined the U. ... [More]

Oregon Marijuana Retailers Fail OLCC Decoy Checks Across State
Thursday January 11, 2018, 9:33 AM - (121)

The Oregon Liquor Control Commission (OLCC) performed a series of decoy purchases at marijuana dispensaries across the state and they failed miserably … except in Central Oregon where they continue a 100% compliance rate. In every region of western Oregon there was an unacceptable failure rate rangi ... [More]

Oregon Is The 2nd Most Popular State For People To Move To
Tuesday January 9, 2018, 9:35 AM - (122)

A national survey by the moving company found 65 percent of their customers packed up and moved to Oregon last year. Oregon was second only to Vermont for the state most people migrated to in 2017. Overall, Americans flocked to western states last year. Idaho came in 3rd in the survey, followe ... [More]

Robbery with Gunfire at Market in Portland's Lent Neighborhood
Tuesday January 9, 2018, 4:24 AM - (123)

PORTLAND, Oregon - On Monday, January 8, 2018, at 6:37 p.m., East Precinct officers responded to the report of an armed robbery with gunfire at the Checkers Market, located at 9122 Southeast Flavel Street. Officers arrived in the area and spoke to an employee who was in the store at the time of ... [More]

Ethics ruling raises questions about Oregon legislators with stake in private businesses
Tuesday January 9, 2018, 3:29 AM - (124)

The Oregon Ethics Commission last week found that former first lady Cylvia Hayes broke state ethics laws barring officials from using their positions for personal gain. The long-running investigation toppled Gov. Kitzhaber and set in motion a slew of only-in-Oregon corruption jokes: Unscrupulo ... [More]

A Tigard Elementary School Student Approached By Stranger In Van
Friday January 5, 2018, 9:53 AM - (125)

TIGARD, Oregon - Tigard Police would like to take this opportunity to remind parents the importance of speaking to their children regarding safety. Children should be encouraged to be alert and to know what steps to take in the event they find themselves in a situation that could be uncomfortable or ... [More]

Corvallis ATM Robbed
Friday January 5, 2018, 9:52 AM - (126)

CORVALLIS, Oregon - On December 27th, 2017, at approximately 10:16 am, Corvallis Police Department Officers responded to the Bank of America at 324 SW 3rd ST, after a 911 caller reported an unknown male came up from behind the victim, as cash was being dispensed from the ATM outside the bank, and gr ... [More]

Some Oregonians Upset Over New Self-Serve Gas Law
Wednesday January 3, 2018, 3:10 AM - (127)

SALEM, Oregon - The ability to pump your own gas is now law in Oregon. The Oregon Senate gave final approval that allows self-service fueling in 15 rural counties. The self-serve gas law that took effect Monday and has gone viral on the Internet. House Bill 2482, which was signed into law ... [More]

Hillsboro Woman Killed in Head-On Crash on River Road
Wednesday January 3, 2018, 2:24 AM - (128)

HILLSBORO, Oregon - A 55-year-old Hillsboro woman died after crashing head-on into another vehicle on Southwest River Road. The other driver was transported to a local hospital with apparent minor injuries. On January 2, 2018, at 3:04 p.m., Washington County Sheriff's Office deputies responded t ... [More]

Centennial Neighborhood Store Robbed at Gunpoint
Wednesday January 3, 2018, 1:23 AM - (129)

PORTLAND, Oregon - On Tuesday at 8:39 p.m., began an investigation of an armed robbery at Roll Your Own, located at 15801 Southeast Division Street. An employee told police that two suspects entered the store, both armed with handguns. The suspects demanded money and left the store without incid ... [More]

Why McMinnVille Makes For The Perfect Getaway From Portland, Oregon
Tuesday December 26, 2017, 8:48 AM - (130)

Portland, Oregon, is a city I visit often, for both work and pleasure. For starters, the vibes are refreshingly chill and laid back. Dressing casually is the norm, even when dining at chicer spots. And the popular slogan of "Keep Portland Weird” ensures that people from ... [More]

Suspect Arrested After Robbing Pedestrian and Theft of Vehicle in Southeast Portland
Tuesday December 26, 2017, 8:36 AM - (131)

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 detail ... [More]

Girlfriend’s Kiss Proves Lethal for Oregon Inmate
Sunday December 24, 2017, 8:06 PM - (132)

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 help ... [More]

Teacher in Oregon accused of having sexual relationship with underage student
Sunday December 24, 2017, 8:01 PM - (133)

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 with ... [More]

Murder-Suicide In Gresham
Sunday December 24, 2017, 9:41 AM - (134)

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]

Suspect Arrested in Connection to Robbery with a Hammer
Friday December 22, 2017, 8:55 AM - (135)

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 suspec ... [More]

Gresham Police Arrest Man Wanted for Multiple Sex Crimes
Friday December 22, 2017, 8:54 AM - (136)

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 degree, si ... [More]

It's Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas
Thursday December 21, 2017, 8:48 AM - (137)

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 funds r ... [More]

Robbery at Troutdale Shari's Restaurant
Thursday December 21, 2017, 8:37 AM - (138)

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]

Salem's Drinking Water Remains Safe Following Weekend Gas Spill on North Santiam
Tuesday December 19, 2017, 9:52 AM - (139)

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]

Fatal crash on Kamph Drive near Albany
Tuesday December 19, 2017, 9:51 AM - (140)

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]

Sheriff's Office Employee Arrested for Possession of a Controlled Substance
Tuesday December 19, 2017, 9:50 AM - (141)

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 possessio ... [More]

Newberg-Dundee Bypass ribbon cutting scheduled for today at 2:30 p.m.
Monday December 18, 2017, 9:06 AM - (142)

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 Brown and ... [More]

Oregon Will Join Lawsuit Against FCC on Net Neutrality
Friday December 15, 2017, 5:44 AM - (143)

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 providers to ... [More]

Second arrest in methamphetamine distribution investigation
Friday December 15, 2017, 5:18 AM - (144)

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]

Off-Duty Tigard Officer Injured In Overnight Crash
Friday December 15, 2017, 4:22 AM - (145)

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 conc ... [More]

Swedish engineer beats Beaverton Oregon red-light camera law
Saturday December 9, 2017, 2:15 AM - (146)

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]

Police find $444,000 in cash and drugs after traffic stop in Klamath County
Friday December 8, 2017, 3:18 AM - (147)

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. During the ... [More]

Man killed in Two-Car Crash on Highway 351 in Wallowa County
Friday December 8, 2017, 2:05 AM - (148)

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 Paul SPR ... [More]

Trump’s Nafta Threat Makes Him the Grinch to Oregon Tree Growers
Wednesday December 6, 2017, 7:59 AM - (149)

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 relationsh ... [More]

Oregon’s Graduation Rate Is the Third Lowest in US
Wednesday December 6, 2017, 7:57 AM - (150)

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 Oregon ar ... [More]

Female Inmate walks away from Coffee Creek Correctional Facility
Tuesday December 5, 2017, 7:20 AM - (151)

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. weighi ... [More]

Seven Adults and Four Children in Survive Multi-Family Home Fire in McMinnville
Tuesday December 5, 2017, 7:17 AM - (152)

Disaster responders with the local American Red Cross responded to a multi-family home fire disaster on December 4, 2017, at approximately 7:00 the 200 block of SE Evans in McMinnville. The fire affected seven adults and four children.The Red Cross provided resources to help address the i ... [More]

Two People Found Shot In Turner
Friday December 1, 2017, 7:22 AM - (153)

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]

Southeast Portland Restaurant Robbed at Gunpoint on Thursday Afternoon
Friday December 1, 2017, 7:20 AM - (154)

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 while ... [More]

Driver Killed in Crash Near NE Glisan St and NE 75th Ave
Tuesday November 28, 2017, 6:09 AM - (155)

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. Hopper. ... [More]

Two People Injured In Southeast Portland Shooting
Tuesday November 28, 2017, 6:01 AM - (156)

On Tuesday, November 28, 2017, at 12:41 a.m., East Precinct officers responded to the report of a shooting in an apartment located on the 12200 block of Southeast Ramona Street. As officers responded to the location, emergency dispatchers broadcast information that one adult male was shot. When ... [More]

37-year-old woman found dead in Newport
Sunday November 26, 2017, 8:41 AM - (157)

NEWPORT, Oregon - Police say they found a dead woman on the shore near Agate Beach Wayside Saturday morning. The woman's name has not yet been released, but police she she is a 37-year-old from Washington. The cause of death is still under investigation. If anyone has information regarding th ... [More]

Stabbing in Portland's Lloyd District - One Person Injured
Sunday November 26, 2017, 8:38 AM - (158)

On Saturday November 25, 2017, at 7:48 p.m., North Precinct officers responded to the report of a disturbance at a Portland Streetcar platform near Northeast 7th Avenue and Northeast Hassalo Street. As officers responded to the disturbance, information was broadcast that one of the two people in ... [More]

Suspicious delivery in Milwaukie
Sunday November 26, 2017, 8:38 AM - (159)

MILWAUKIE, Oregon - A local store in Milwaukie got a bit of a scare when an employee opened a letter that had been taped and stapled shut. The letter had been sent from an unknown sender in another country. Clackamas Fire Haz-Mat 307 responded to the store on McLaughlin Blvd to assess the item and d ... [More]

Shooting in NW McMinnville
Sunday November 26, 2017, 8:33 AM - (160)

MCMINNVILLE, Oregon - On Saturday, at 6:40 pm McMinnville Police and Fire/EMS were dispatched to the area of NW 9th and Hickory Street regarding a male adult who was the victim of a gunshot wound. The male was stabilized at the scene and taken to Willamette Valley Medical Center for treatment on ... [More]

Nancy Bergeson Homicide Remains Unsolved After Eight Years
Saturday November 25, 2017, 8:36 AM - (161)

PORTLAND, Oregon - The Portland Police Bureau, in cooperation with Crime Stoppers of Oregon, is asking for your help in solving a 2009 homicide. On Tuesday, November 24, 2009 at approximately 3:00 p.m., Central Precinct officers were called to the 4100 block of Southwest Hamilton Street. Upon ar ... [More]

Man Arrested in crime spree in Albany neighborhood
Saturday November 25, 2017, 8:33 AM - (162)

Linn County Sheriff Bruce Riley reports that this morning his deputies arrested 29-year old Michael Robert Cox from Albany, Oregon in a string of burglaries and vehicle break-ins. At 5:11 a.m. deputies had responded to a police alarm at the Greater Albany Public Schools Support Services Building ... [More]

Medical Equipment Stolen From Fire Apparatus in Tigard
Saturday November 25, 2017, 8:32 AM - (163)

TUALATIN, Oregon - Last evening, medical kits were stolen from a Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue vehicle while it was parked in a parking lot on SW Pacific Hwy in Tigard. Item taken include: a cardiac heart monitor, and airway kit, an IV kit, and other medical equipment. Firefighter Paramedics fro ... [More]

Thursday November 23, 2017, 9:50 AM - (164)

Last week, an Oregon man’s venison was confiscated by officials because it came from the first mule deer to test positive for chronic wasting disease (CWD) in Montana. The man’s relative, a Montana hunter, had legally shot the mule deer and given the Oregon man the carcass. “We don’t have CWD, bu ... [More]

Bodyguard to armed Oregon occupation leader sentenced to probation
Thursday November 23, 2017, 9:48 AM - (165)

A man who tried to get Mormon church leaders to mediate an end to last year’s occupation of a federal wildlife center in Oregon by armed militants was sentenced on Wednesday to two years on probation for his own brief role in the takeover. Wesley Kjar, 33, a Utah native who prosecutors said acted ... [More]

List of open and closed stores and services on Thanksgiving Day in Portland
Thursday November 23, 2017, 9:47 AM - (166)

PORTLAND, Oregon - Federal offices and courts: Closed Thursday. Oregon and Washington state offices and courts: Closed Thursday and Friday (State courts are open Friday). Multnomah, Clackamas, Washington county offices: Closed Thursday. Cities of Portland and Vancouver offices, Clark Co ... [More]

Police ready to arrest dunk drivers on Thanksgiving
Thursday November 23, 2017, 9:44 AM - (167)

PORTLAND, Oregon - Thanksgiving is a popular time for getting together with family and friends, and police understand that can lead to drinking and driving. The first call Washington County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Brian Rogers received Wednesday night was about a suspected drunken driver. It turn ... [More]

Suspects Arrested After Robbery with a Knife in SE Portland
Sunday November 19, 2017, 7:54 AM - (168)

On Saturday November 18, 2017, at 4:20 a.m., East Precinct officers respond to the 7-11, located at 10136 Southeast Washington Street, regarding a robbery. Officers arrived and contacted a 7-11 employee. During the investigation, officers learned that two men entered the store and took two conta ... [More]

Two People Killed In Single Woodburn Vehicle Crash
Sunday November 19, 2017, 7:51 AM - (169)

WOODBURN, Oregon - This morning around 9:45 a.m., deputies with the Marion County Sheriff's Office were called to the 2500 block of East Lincoln Street near Woodburn, after a resident found a badly damaged vehicle in their farm field. When deputies arrived they began to investigate and discovered tw ... [More]

Suspicious Death Investigation in Troutdale
Sunday November 19, 2017, 7:49 AM - (170)

On Friday November 17th, 2017 at approximately 4:00pm, Multnomah County Sheriff's Office Patrol Deputies responded to westbound I-84 near exit 17 (257th Avenue) to investigate a report of a found body. Deputies located a deceased adult male near the interstate. The East County Major Crimes Team, ... [More]

Suspect Arrested After Stabbing in Portland's Kenton Neighborhood Identified
Wednesday November 15, 2017, 8:34 AM - (171)

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 lear ... [More]

15-Year-old boy on skateboard killed in Josephine County
Wednesday November 15, 2017, 8:33 AM - (172)

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 Majestic Dri ... [More]

Oak Grove shooting leaves one dead
Monday November 13, 2017, 10:31 PM - (173)

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 active in ... [More]

Deputy Injured After Vehicle Crashes Into Patrol Motorcycle
Monday November 13, 2017, 10:25 PM - (174)

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 sport ut ... [More]

Female Pedestrian Killed on Interstate 5
Monday November 13, 2017, 10:24 PM - (175)

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 investigation, po ... [More]

Sen. Jeff Kruse Told Oregon State Police He Was Investigating “Fraud and Deception” in Video Chat Rooms
Saturday November 11, 2017, 11:31 AM - (176)

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 learned ... [More]

Dog Survives After Being Dragged By Vehicle
Saturday November 11, 2017, 11:11 AM - (177)

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 Washington Str ... [More]

Man Arrested Following Shooting in Cornelius
Saturday November 11, 2017, 11:09 AM - (178)

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 1000 b ... [More]

Facing a Fear of the Unknown in an Oregon Cave
Thursday November 9, 2017, 9:12 AM - (179)

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]

Woman dies in early morning fire
Thursday November 9, 2017, 9:08 AM - (180)

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]

Crash Team Responding to Crash Near St. Johns Bridge
Thursday November 9, 2017, 9:06 AM - (181)

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 white K ... [More]

Oregon law requires teachers to report sexually active students
Thursday November 9, 2017, 3:39 AM - (182)

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]

Unidentified Man Attempts Sexual Assaults in Downtown Portland - Arrest (Photo)
Monday November 6, 2017, 3:31 AM - (183)

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]

Unidentified Pedestrian Killed On SW Fischer Road In Portland
Monday November 6, 2017, 3:27 AM - (184)

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 crash ... [More]

Apartment Fire in at SW Salmon
Monday November 6, 2017, 3:19 AM - (185)

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]

Man taking photos along side road hit and killed by man in car
Tuesday October 24, 2017, 10:40 AM - (186)

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 SUV, ... [More]

Search continues for Nathan Mitchell in the Salmon Huckleberry Wilderness
Tuesday October 24, 2017, 10:38 AM - (187)

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]

Portland Man Killed In I-84 Crash - Wasco County
Tuesday October 24, 2017, 10:37 AM - (188)

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 south of ... [More]

15 Year-Old Boy charged in Oregon wildfire
Sunday October 22, 2017, 9:12 AM - (189)

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 into Eagle ... [More]

John Day resident arrested for attempted murder
Sunday October 22, 2017, 9:04 AM - (190)

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. During ... [More]

Neighbor Hero In Beaverton House Fire
Sunday October 22, 2017, 9:01 AM - (191)

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]

Amazon Web Services fixes connectivity problems in Oregon
Thursday October 19, 2017, 12:49 PM - (192) 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 issues f ... [More]

Southern Oregon Megafire May Help Suppress Devastating Tree Disease
Thursday October 19, 2017, 12:48 PM - (193)

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 late Augu ... [More]

Oregon VS California - Both sides with pot
Thursday October 19, 2017, 12:44 PM - (194)

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 Calif ... [More]

Shooting in Sellwood Neighborhood - One Person Injured
Thursday October 19, 2017, 12:38 PM - (195)

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 male h ... [More]

Great Oregon ShakeOut and Portland Public Schools' Youth Disaster Academy
Thursday October 19, 2017, 12:37 PM - (196)

PORTLAND, Oregon - The Great Oregon ShakeOut and Portland Public Schools' Youth Disaster Academy are taking place this Thursday to raise awareness about what to do during an earthquake, and steps residents can take to prepare. All Oregonians are encouraged to join the ShakeOut earthquake drill a ... [More]

Marine Board Appoints Director
Thursday October 19, 2017, 12:33 PM - (197)

The Oregon State Marine Board appointed Rachel Graham as Marine Director effective October 16, 2017 at its quarterly meeting in La Pine. This interim appointment will remain in effect through the recruitment and hiring process to replace outgoing Marine Director, Scott Brewen. ORS 830.135 states ... [More]

PCC prioritizes health inter professional discipline space
Tuesday October 17, 2017, 11:23 AM - (198)

PORTLAND, Oregon - The future of healthcare is changing, and Portland Community College is aiming to change with it. The creation of President Obama's American Health Care Act was due in great part to skyrocketing healthcare costs, an uptick in the number of patients suffering chronic illness, a ... [More]

BLM announces three selections for National Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board
Tuesday October 17, 2017, 11:22 AM - (199)

PORTLAND, Oregon - WASHINGTON -- The Bureau of Land Management announced today that the Secretaries of Interior and Agriculture have made selections for the three open positions on its nine-member National Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board. Mr. Fred T. Woehl, Jr. of Harrison, Arkansas, has been re ... [More]

Oregon Joins Other States In Trump Health Care Lawsuit
Sunday October 15, 2017, 10:00 AM - (200)

Oregon is joining California’s lawsuit, along with more than a dozen other states, against President Donald Trump’s halting of payments to insurers under the Obama-era health care law, Oregon’s attorney general said Friday. Ellen Rosenblum said the White House “has made a rash, ill-conceived deci ... [More]

13-year-old boy reportedly shot to death by friend
Sunday October 15, 2017, 9:23 AM - (201)

Kelso, Wash- The Cowlitz Coroner has released the name of the shooting victim as Edgar Vazquez. He was 13. He lived in Kelso. We are not releasing the name of the shooter at this time. The shooting occurred in the 1500 block of Carroll Road, Kelso. It is the home where the boy who did the shooting l ... [More]

Man shot in Portland's Montavilla Neighborhood
Sunday October 15, 2017, 2:25 AM - (202)

PORTLAND, Oregon - On Thursday October 12, 2017 at 4:36 a.m., East Precinct officers responded to the Jamboree Apartments, located at 9219 Southeast Stark Street, on the report of a shooting. As officers responded to the location, they learned one person had been shot. Officers arrived at th ... [More]

U.S. Secretary of Education visits McMinnville High School
Sunday October 15, 2017, 1:27 AM - (203)

MCMINNVILLE, OR - U.S. Secretary of Education visited McMinnville High School today, Wednesday, October 11, to tour classrooms, observe staff development and hear from staff and current and former students. The visit began with a visit to a staff development session to observe the some of the re ... [More]

In Oregon, End-of-Life Wishes Are Just A Click Away
Wednesday October 11, 2017, 11:28 AM - (204)

Just four hours earlier, Sallie Cutler had been sharing Mother’s Day lunch with her mom, Alyce Cheatham. Then, that same evening, Cheatham, 96, landed in a Portland, Ore., emergency room, lethargic, unable to speak and paralyzed on her right side by a massive stroke. Cutler now admits her firs ... [More]

Suspected DUII driver leads Clark County Sheriff's Office on pursuit
Wednesday October 11, 2017, 11:22 AM - (205)

On 10.11.17 at 2330 hours a Clark County Deputy attempted to make contact with vehicle in the 200 block of NE Chkalov to determine if the vehicle had been involved in a collision or was in need of assistance. The silver PT cruiser was missing its passenger side front tire. Upon contact the vehicle f ... [More]

Oregon Firefighters to Assist California with Battling North Bay Fire
Wednesday October 11, 2017, 11:21 AM - (206)

The state of California has issued a multi-state request for firefighting resources to assist with firefighting efforts throughout the northern part of California. Oregon will be answering their request by sending resources from throughout the state. Multnomah County is sending a strike team of type ... [More]

Flu season has begun, and it's a good time to get vaccinated
Wednesday October 11, 2017, 11:21 AM - (207)

Flu activity is as expected for this time of year, and vaccine is effective The start of fall means the start of influenza season, and public health officials say now is the best time--when the number of flu cases in Oregon is still low--to get vaccinated. The Oregon Health Authority (OHA) b ... [More]

Participant Suffers Heart Attack During Portland Marathon, Revived by Bystander
Monday October 9, 2017, 9:54 AM - (208)

PORTLAND, Oregon - On Sunday morning during the Portland Marathon a man participating in the marathon collapsed on the racecourse at approximately mile 15 near N. Wayland Ave. and N. Willamette Blvd. A bystander quickly evaluated the patient and determined CPR was appropriate and began chest compres ... [More]

Two vehicle Fatal Crash in Marion County
Monday October 9, 2017, 9:47 AM - (209)

On October 8, 2017 at 4:41 PM, Oregon State Police and emergency responders were dispatched to a two vehicle head-on crash on 99E and Nevada Street. The crash resulted in five fatalities from one vehicle. The preliminary investigation indicates the two vehicles involved were a northbound Landrov ... [More]

Man Brandishes Gun, Steals Truck in Woodburn Parking Lot
Monday October 9, 2017, 9:46 AM - (210)

WOODBURN, Oregon - Police in Woodburn received a call about a stolen vehicle/armed robbery at 11:14 p.m. on Oct. 8 in the Walmart parking lot, located at 3002 Stacey Allison Way. The victim reported that a man brandished a handgun and stole his red 2001 Chevrolet S-10, four-door king cab truck. ... [More]

Airplane Crashes at Private Airstrip
Friday October 6, 2017, 10:24 AM - (211)

On Thursday, October 5, 2017, at 2:29 p.m., Washington County Sheriff's Office deputies responded to the Twin Oaks Airpark concerning a reported plane crash. When Sheriff's deputies arrived, they found a 1963 Piper 250 Comanche single engine aircraft severely damaged on the runway. It was report ... [More]

Couple Helped Victims As Bullets Rained Down
Friday October 6, 2017, 1:28 AM - (212)

PORTLAND, Oregon – A husband and wife from Marion County were at the Jason Aldean concert in Las Vegas when the shots rang out Sunday night. Dawn-Marie Gray was taking video of the concert just minutes before bullets rained down from the 32nd floor of a nearby hotel. Dawn-Marie and her husband Kevin ... [More]

Police Arrest Man After He Put Up Fight
Wednesday October 4, 2017, 9:25 AM - (213)

COOS BAY, Oregon - On October 3, 2017 the Coos County Sheriff's Office received an anonymous tip regarding a wanted subject identified as Eric R. Wadkins (age 40 from Coos Bay). The tipster reported Wadkins was hiding in a residence on SW 10th in Coos Bay. Wadkins was wanted on a failure to appear w ... [More]

Grants Pass Man dies in crash- Driver arrested and Charged in Josephine County
Tuesday October 3, 2017, 7:23 AM - (214)

On Sunday at approximately 5:45pm, Oregon State Police Troopers responded to a single vehicle fatal rollover crash on Plumtree Lane in Merlin, Oregon; which is in Josephine County. The initial investigation revealed that the driver, 23 year old Ryan Justin PAVLICH, from Grants Pass, was driving ... [More]

Couple Die In Plane Crash
Tuesday October 3, 2017, 7:22 AM - (215)

Update The plane has been identified as a Cirrus SR-22 and the investigation is still continuing to determine the cause and who was the pilot. An aerial photo has been added to the release. ### On October 1, 2017 at 10:43 AM, an Oregon State Police Fish and Wildlife Trooper was working wit ... [More]

Tons of animals have floated from Japan to Oregon on plastic junk
Monday October 2, 2017, 7:40 AM - (216)

A researcher looks at a piece of Japanese debris in Washington. The morning of June 5, 2012, invasive species researcher John Chapman’s wife, who works for the health department in Newport, Oregon, told him he had to go with her to see a mysterious object that had washed onto the town’s beach. ... [More]

Police want tips for Early Morning Plaid Pantry Robbery
Monday October 2, 2017, 7:30 AM - (217)

SALEM, Oregon - On Sunday Marion County Sheriff deputies were called to investigate a robbery at a Plaid Pantry located at 4617 Silverton Road NE in Salem. The clerk reported a man entered the store, went behind the counter and pointed a small black handgun and demanded money. The clerk complied ... [More]

Family overdue from camping trip
Monday October 2, 2017, 7:23 AM - (218)

The Clackamas County Sheriff's Office is seeking the public's assistance in locating a missing family. The family consists of Veronica Weathers, a 51 year old white female, her daughter Kasey Kent a 26 year old white female, along with Kasey's three children a 7 year old female, 6 year old male and ... [More]

Portland Police SERT and CNT Responding to Disturbance in Southeast Portland
Monday October 2, 2017, 7:21 AM - (219)

The Portland Police Bureau Special Emergency Reaction Team (SERT) and Crisis Negotiation Team (CNT) are responding to the 17200 block of Southeast Alder Street regarding a disturbance in a residence. Southeast Alder Street is closed between Southeast 168th Avenue and Southeast 174th Avenue. ... [More]

Man Arrested After Being Found Sleeping in Stolen Vehicle
Thursday September 28, 2017, 3:50 AM - (220)

PORTLAND, Oregon - A unwanted man was found in a car near Lamb's Garden Home Marketplace, located at 7410 Southwest Oleson Road. Police discovered a white 2000 Toyota Celica with man inside. Police soon learned that the Toyota had been stolen. The occupant was arrested and taken to jail. One ... [More]

Robbery Investigation In North East Salem
Thursday September 28, 2017, 3:24 AM - (221)

SALEM, Oregon - Salem police are investigating a robbery at 4871 Lancaster Drive NE, the Key Bank. The suspect entered the bank demanding money and fled with an undisclosed amount of cash. Immediately following the robbery bank employees provided a vehicle description and plate. The vehicle, a r ... [More]

Oregon is the unlikely innovator of US retirement provision
Wednesday September 27, 2017, 9:31 AM - (222)

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Jury Returns with Guilty Verdict in Aloha Homicide Trial
Wednesday September 27, 2017, 9:21 AM - (223)

September 26, 2017 -- Roger Gastelum-Medina, 22, was found guilty of Murder and other charges related to a shooting in Aloha on June 20, 2016. On September 26, 2017, after a five-day trial in front of Washington County Circuit Court Judge Oscar Garcia, a jury found Roger Gastelum-Medina, 22, gui ... [More]

Murder suspect wanted by police
Wednesday September 27, 2017, 9:19 AM - (224)

September 26, 2017 -- Detectives have identified the suspect from the homicide outside of North Plains as 38-year-old Chad Brandon Pitcher (previous booking photo attached), and investigators are asking for the public's assistance locating him. Mr. Pitcher should be considered armed and dangerou ... [More]

Many beautiful areas burned in Oregon wildfires
Tuesday September 26, 2017, 10:23 AM - (225)

COLUMBIA GORGE - Nearly 2000 fires and over 1,000 square miles were burned this year. In addition, $340 million was spent so far on firefighting costs. The flames consumed iconic places all over Oregon, destroying mountain passes and forests Oregonians visit every year for pleasure and relaxatio ... [More]

Tuesday September 26, 2017, 10:07 AM - (226)

PORTLAND, Oregon - Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler is challenging the state of Oregon over what he considers insufficient state action to reduce air pollution in Portland. President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw the United States from the Paris climate agreement has not gone down well with Por ... [More]

Governor Brown Announces Her Re-Election Campaign
Tuesday September 26, 2017, 10:03 AM - (227)

SALEM, Oregon - Governor Kate Brown plans to seek reelection in 2018, her campaign said on Monday morning. The announcement was not a surprise, given the governor has been on the campaign trail since the day after she won her first gubernatorial election in November 2016. In a statement releas ... [More]

Daimler Tests Digitally Connected Trucks In Oregon And Nevada
Tuesday September 26, 2017, 10:01 AM - (228)

In a press release today, Daimler Trucks North America announced that it will drive digitally connected trucks on public highways in Nevada and Oregon. Daimler Trucks North America says it now has permission from the Oregon Department of Transportation to test its platooning technology on public ... [More]

Cowlitz Sheriff detectives bring Husband and Wife to Cowlitz from Las Vegas to face charges for Fraud (Photo)
Tuesday September 26, 2017, 9:54 AM - (229)

Cowlitz Sheriff Detectives went to Las Vegas last Thursday and brought back Neeraj Kohli, (39yrs) and his wife, Shweta Kohli, (36yrs) to face charges for defrauding victims of over $400,000. Their booking photos, taken in Las Vegas are attached. Previous media releases, with details of the c ... [More]

Health advisory lifted September 25 for Link and Klamath rivers to Keno Dam
Tuesday September 26, 2017, 9:52 AM - (230)

The Oregon Health Authority has lifted the health advisory posted Sept. 20 for the Link and Klamath rivers downstream to Keno Dam. Water monitoring has confirmed that the level of toxin produced by blue-green algae are below guideline values for human exposure. However, OHA officials advise recr ... [More]

20 years of assisted suicide in Oregon
Saturday September 23, 2017, 11:05 AM - (231)

Oregon’s Death With Dignity Act (DWDA) is the benchmark for proposals for assisted suicide legislation around the world. Peter Singer cites it in a recent article supporting assisted suicide in the Australian states of Victoria and New South Wales. So the latest statistics from Oregon – 20 years aft ... [More]

Death Investigation-Josephine County
Saturday September 23, 2017, 11:01 AM - (232)

On September 22, 2017, at approximately 10:00 AM, the Oregon State Police (OSP) Criminal Investigation Unit assisted the Josephine County Sheriff's office with a death investigation. OSP detectives responded to the 24000 block of Redwood Highway in Kerby (Josephine County) where two male subjects we ... [More]

Serious Injury Crash on NE MLK
Saturday September 23, 2017, 10:58 AM - (233)

PORTLAND, Oregon - The Portland Police Bureau Traffic Division's Major Crash Team is responding to assist Central Precinct at Northeast Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard and Davis Street with a crash investigation. Traffic in the area will be affected for several hours. On Saturday September 23, ... [More]

Oregon Honors and Remembers 169 Fallen Fire Fighers
Friday September 22, 2017, 11:25 AM - (234)

The Oregon Fire Service Honor Guard and the Department of Public Safety Standards and Training hosted the 12th annual Oregon Fallen Fire Fighters Memorial today, Thursday, September 21, 2017 at 1 p.m. The ceremony was held at the Oregon Public Safety Academy in Salem, Oregon. Tim Moor, President ... [More]

Fire Destroys Home, Dog Saves the Day
Friday September 22, 2017, 11:24 AM - (235)

SILVERTON, Oregon - On September 21, around 7:15 am Silverton Fire responded to a reported structure fire in the 4300 block of Silver Falls Hwy. The first arriving unit found fire coming from the doors and windows catching nearby trees on fire. A second alarm was called bringing in additional units ... [More]

Car Crash into House in Linn County
Monday September 18, 2017, 10:11 AM - (236)

Linn County Sheriff Bruce Riley reports today, at 12:28 p.m. deputies responded to the 3400 block of Spicer Drive, east of Albany, for a report of a car that crashed into a house. The investigation revealed a 1999 black Chevrolet Camaro was eastbound on Spicer Drive, traveling at approximately 4 ... [More]

Two People Injured In Northeast Portland Shooting
Monday September 18, 2017, 10:08 AM - (237)

On Monday September 18, 2017, at 12:11 a.m., East Precinct officers responded to the 13600 block of East Burnside Street on the report of two people struck by gunfire. Officers arrived and located an adult male and female suffering from gunshot wounds. Officers applied a tourniquet to one of the ... [More]

Salem Health invests $3 million in ED expansion
Monday September 18, 2017, 10:07 AM - (238)

SALEM, Oregon - Salem Health is investing $3M to expand the Salem Hospital emergency department to meet the needs of the growing community and create an improved experience for patients. In the eight year life of the hospital's Building A, this will be the third expansion to the ED. Demolition start ... [More]

18-year-old Clatskanie Man Arrested on Child Sex Abuse Allegations
Friday September 15, 2017, 11:35 PM - (239)

The Columbia County Sheriff's Office initiated a Sex Abuse Investigation after receiving information that a 6-year-old boy was sexually assaulted by an 18 year old neighbor in Clatskanie. The identity of the six year old boy and his family are withheld for privacy reasons. The 18-year-old suspect wa ... [More]

Level 3 Notice of Evacuation Issued For Breitenbush Hot Spring
Friday September 15, 2017, 11:31 PM - (240)

September 15th, 2017, the level 3 evacuation, "Go" remains in effect for the areas of Breitenbush Hot Springs and the Breitenbush Summer Homes. If you are in the area please leave immediately. The areas surrounding the hot spring remain closed to public access and visitors are asked to seek alternat ... [More]

Eagle Creek Fire Morning Update 15 September 2017
Friday September 15, 2017, 11:25 AM - (241)

Eagle Creek Fire Size: 41,550 acres 

Eagle Creek Fire Containment: 28% 

(Archer Fire Size: 260 Acres -Archer Fire Containment: 100%) 

A community meeting has been scheduled for noon on Saturday, September 16 at the Hood River Valley High School to share informa ... [More]

Mill City Child Struck by Vehicle in Crosswalk
Friday September 15, 2017, 11:23 AM - (242)

Linn County Sheriff Bruce Riley reports on September 14, 2017, at 6:30 p.m., the Linn County Sheriff's Office 9-1-1 Dispatch Center received a call reporting a child had been struck by a vehicle on Broadway Street near 3rd Street in Mill City. Deputies learned a 10-year-old female from Mill City ... [More]

Oregon National Guardsmen Help Battle Wildfires
Thursday September 14, 2017, 10:14 AM - (243)

BROOKINGS, Ore., Sept. 11, 2017 — A sky full of ash looms overhead while Oregon Army and Air National Guardsmen work around the clock to help contain the threat of fires consuming the Oregon hills near here since July. As of Sept. 8, nearly 600 Oregon National Guardsmen had volunteered to join th ... [More]

Oregon Elections Chief Wants Earlier Presidential Primary
Thursday September 14, 2017, 10:09 AM - (244)

SALEM, Oregon - Oregon's Secretary of State, Dennis Richardson has proposed to move the state’s next presidential primary to an earlier date. The current presidential primary is in mid-May. That's late in the primary election cycle so by the time Oregon voters selected Democrat Bernie Sanders and ... [More]

Man Charged in Shooting of Oregon Trooper
Thursday September 14, 2017, 10:06 AM - (245)

CRESWELL, Oregon -- A Creswell man is accused of attempted aggravated murder and other charges after authorities say he shot an Oregon State Police trooper Tuesday during a traffic stop. Edward P. Dungan, 30, is also accused of unlawful use of a weapon, unauthorized use of a motor vehicle, attemp ... [More]

Man Arrested After Causing Death Of His Girlfriend
Wednesday September 13, 2017, 9:27 AM - (246)

PORTLAND, Oregon - A man has been arrested after he threw his girlfriend across the room where she landed on her face onto a concrete floor. It all began late evening on Sept. 10. 29-year-old Shay Martinez of Portland arrived at Mt. Hood Medical Center with multiple traumatic injuries. Due to the ... [More]

Single Vehicle Fatal Crash near Baker County
Wednesday September 13, 2017, 6:45 AM - (247)

On September 12, 2017 at approximately 1:20pm, OSP responded to a fatal motor vehicle crash on State Route 86 near milepost 25, near Baker City. Preliminary investigation revealed a white 2006 Dodge 2500 pickup was traveling eastbound on State Route 86 near milepost 25, when for an unknown reaso ... [More]

Eagle Creek Fire Forces I-84 Closed For An Additional Week
Monday September 11, 2017, 3:18 AM - (248)

PORTLAND, Oregon - The Eagle Creek Fire has closed the Columbia River Gorge. The fire began on Saturday, Sept. 2, 2017. The Oregon Department of Transportation announced Sunday evening that Interstate 84 through the Gorge, will be closed for at least another week — “the minimum time required to ... [More]

Eleven People Receive Assistance After Salem Multi-Family Fire
Monday September 11, 2017, 3:10 AM - (249)

Disaster responders with the American Red Cross Cascades Region responded to a home disaster at approximately 3 p.m. Sunday, September 10, 2017 in the 200 block of Alice Avenue S in Salem, Oregon. The multi-family fire affected six adults, five children and pets. The Red Cross provided resou ... [More]

Helicopter water buckets
Sunday September 10, 2017, 8:54 AM - (250)

BROOKINGS, Oregon - It’s been weeks since Maryjane Carlson has been able to relax. The artist lives in Brookings, a small city along the southern Oregon coast that’s threatened by one of the nation’s largest wildfires. Carlson and her neighbors never know when the blaze is going to move closer to ... [More]

Two Men Die After Boat Capsizes Near Depoe Bay
Sunday September 10, 2017, 8:44 AM - (251)

DEPOT BAY, Oregon - On September 8, 2017 at approximately 4:52pm, the United States Coast Guard received a report from a privately owned vessel of a capsized boat and a unresponsive male floating in the Pacific Ocean near Government Point (Boiler Bay) north of Depoe Bay. The US Coast Guard respond ... [More]

Two-car head-on collision kills man in East Vancouver
Sunday September 10, 2017, 8:43 AM - (252)

On 9/9/2017 at 6:31pm, Fire, EMS and CCSO responded to the 16800 block of NE 39th Street on a report of a two vehicle head-on collision. Upon arrival, medics immediately began providing aid to the involved drivers. One of the drivers was pronounced dead at the scene after lifesaving efforts were uns ... [More]

Mother Abandoned Her Children for a New Tattoo
Sunday September 10, 2017, 8:42 AM - (253)

HILLSBORO, Oregon - Mother leaves young children unattended at a city park while she acquired a new tattoo for herself. She was arrested and charged with several crimes. On Saturday, September 9, 2017 at 5:36 p.m., Washington County Sheriff's Office Deputies serving the City of Cornelius respond ... [More]

America's Number One Fire Priority Is Only 7% Contained
Friday September 8, 2017, 9:13 PM - (254)

CASCADE LOCKS, Oregon – It is one of the worst disasters in Oregon history for the last 50 years. The Eagle Creek Fire is the number 1 firefighting priority in the nation, officials said on Friday morning. The blaze was 33,328 acres and 7% contained as of Friday. A 15-year-old boy from Vancouver, ... [More]

Eagle Creek Fire Evacuation Level Changes
Friday September 8, 2017, 8:58 PM - (255)

HOOD RIVER, Oregon -- Due to increased fire activity on the east end of the fire, the Hood River County Sheriff's Office is making two changes to evacuation levels. This new Level One area runs from Collins Rd. in Dee at the south end to I-84 on the north end, and includes all areas west of the ... [More]

Oregon's 'Crown Jewel' being destroyed by wildfire in the Columbia River Gorge
Friday September 8, 2017, 2:17 AM - (256)

PORTLAND, Oregon - A huge wildfire outside Portland has forced hundreds of residents to evacuate as it ravaged the beautiful Columbia River Gorge and sent sparks falling on communities miles away. The Eagle Creek Fire has burned nearly 31,000 acres since it broke out on Saturday. The fire has bur ... [More]

Three People Arrested for Armed Robbery in Northeast Portland
Friday September 8, 2017, 2:04 AM - (257)

PORTLAND, Oregon On Thursday September 7, 2017, at 10:09 a.m., North Precinct officers responded to the Verizon Wireless Store, located at 3004 Northeast Broadway, on the report of an armed robbery. As officers responded they learned three suspects had entered the store wearing masks and at leas ... [More]

Thu. 09/07/17 Shooting Investigation Underway in Portland's Old Town/Chinatown District
Friday September 8, 2017, 1:33 AM - (258)

On Thursday September 7, 2017, at 10:21 p.m., Central Precinct officers responded to Northwest 5th Avenue and Northwest Everett Street on the report of a shooting. Officers arrived and located a crashed vehicle with one occupant suffering from traumatic injuries. Medical personnel determined the ... [More]

Firefighters rescue a trapped resident in a home in Happy Valley
Thursday September 7, 2017, 1:42 AM - (259)

At 3:46 am this morning Clackamas Fire District 1 responded to a residential fire in the 9000 block of Top O 'Scott St., Happy Valley. Upon arrival, crews were met by two people who had gotten out of the home and reported there was still a female inside of the home on the second floor. Heavy fire an ... [More]

Salem Police teams with Salem Health to promote awareness in September
Thursday September 7, 2017, 1:41 AM - (260)

The tragedy of suicide is one experienced by families in our community. In Salem, police, medical and mental health services frequently work hand-in-hand in response to those who have or are considering taking their life. Fittingly, Salem Police and Salem Health are working hand-in-hand to raise awa ... [More]

Fatality Collision in Salmon Creek claims life of Ridgefield Man
Thursday September 7, 2017, 1:40 AM - (261)

On 9/6/2017 at 1656 hours, Fire, EMS and CCSO responded to the report of a single vehicle collision in the 15400 block of NE 20th Avenue in Salmon Creek. The involved vehicle, a 1993 Ford Escort hatchback, failed to negotiate a curve in the roadway, left the roadway and collided head-on with a concr ... [More]

Oregon Record Poor Air Quality
Sunday September 3, 2017, 1:12 AM - (262)

Portland's air is moderately bad, but in Grants Pass a few days ago, it had the worst in the country. Portland's air currently had an Air Quality Index of 64, which is measured at moderate. Usually, Portland's air is at the "good" level of 0-50. While this air quality hardly compares to the city' ... [More]

Robbery at Mall Jewelry Store
Sunday September 3, 2017, 1:03 AM - (263)

PORTLAND, Oregon - At approximately 12:50 p.m., 3 suspects entered the Ben Bridge Jewelers at the Washington Square Mall in Tigard and made off with merchandise taken from a display case. Initially, Tigard Police received reports of possible gunshots fired however as police arrived within minutes an ... [More]

Lebanon Man Dies from Farming Accident
Sunday September 3, 2017, 1:02 AM - (264)

Linn County Sheriff Bruce Riley reports today at 12:14 p.m., Linn County Sheriff's Office 9-1-1 Dispatch Center received a call to assist the Lebanon Fire Department with a farming accident in the 42000 block of Green Mountain Drive, northeast of Lebanon. Deputies learned Robert Leeland Prock, 5 ... [More]

Family Escapes With Escape Ladder
Wednesday August 30, 2017, 1:01 AM - (265)

PORTLAND, Oregon - Just before 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, a family realized that they had a fire in their house. The father began yelling for everyone to get to safety, however the family's middle son was upstairs and the fire was in a room at the foot of those stairs. Fortunately, the family had a plan ... [More]

California Woman killed in crash on hwy 97 In Deschutes County
Saturday August 26, 2017, 10:19 PM - (266)

On August 25, 2017, at approximately 3:30 PM the Oregon State Police responded to a motor vehicle crash on Hwy 97 near milepost 158 southbound in Deschutes County. The preliminary investigation has determined that 58 year old VANWORTH, Pamela of Klamath Falls, was operating a 2004 Scion XB on Hw ... [More]

AMR Reach and Treat Team Rescues Injured Hiker
Saturday August 26, 2017, 10:16 PM - (267)

Shortly after 10:00 am this morning the Reach & Treat Team from American Medical Response (AMR) was requested to assist Multnomah County responders with an injured hiker above Elowah Falls, near Ainsworth State Park. The falls are located near Warrendale in the Columbia River Gorge, east of Portland ... [More]

SWAT Team Surrounds Residence in Portland
Saturday August 26, 2017, 10:15 PM - (268)

PORTLAND, Oregon - On Saturday August 26, 2017, at 5:23 p.m., North Precinct and Gang Enforcement Team (GET) officers responded to the 13000 block of Northeast Prescott Drive on the report of people with warrants at a house in the neighborhood. Officers arrived in the area and learned there were ... [More]

Serial Car Thief Arrested in Northeast Portland on Thursday
Saturday August 26, 2017, 9:47 AM - (269)

The previous release provided an incorrect website address for crime prevention information. The Office of Neighborhood Involvement website may be accessed by visiting A car prowl prevention handout, provided by the Office of Neighborhood Involvement, is located ... [More]

Albany Woman Killed in a Pedestrian Crash near Newport
Saturday August 26, 2017, 9:43 AM - (270)

On August 25,2017 at approximately 3:45pm, Oregon State Police troopers responded a fatal traffic crash involving a vehicle and a pedestrian occurred on US Highway 101 near milepost 147. The pedestrian, identified as Deborah L. Samples, age 64, from Albany, attempted to cross the highway with o ... [More]

Fatal Crash Highway 20 near Burnt Woods Claims Life of Philomath Man
Saturday August 26, 2017, 9:42 AM - (271)

On 8/25/2017 at approximately 12:41pm, Oregon State Police troopers from the Newport Patrol Office responded to a three vehicle fatal traffic crash on US Highway 20 near milepost 29. The Preliminary investigation indicates an eastbound 2017 Dodge Durango was traveling eastbound when for unknown ... [More]

Solar eclipse to move across Oregon
Monday August 21, 2017, 8:06 AM - (272)

PORTLAND, Oregon - With thrilling cosmic clockwork, the moon will pass in front of the sun Monday, casting a 70-mile-wide shadow that will sweep across the United States from coast to coast, giving millions along the "path of totality" a chance to marvel at one of nature's grandest spectacles, a tot ... [More]

The American Red Cross Relocates Bookings Shelter to Gold Beach
Monday August 21, 2017, 7:56 AM - (273)

The American Red Cross continues to provide shelter and aid to people displaced by wildfires throughout Oregon. The Red Cross shelter, established because of level 3 evacuations due to the Chetco Bar Fire in Curry County, has moved from Brookings to Gold Beach, Oregon. The new shelter locati ... [More]

Attempted Armed Robbery in Waldport- Suspect in Custody
Monday August 21, 2017, 7:56 AM - (274)

On August 20th, 2017 at approximately 7:22 PM, Lincoln County Sheriff's Deputies were dispatched to a reported armed robbery at a restaurant in the 100 block of NW Highway 101 in Waldport. 911 calls reported that a man brandished a firearm and demanded money from the restaurant. A witness reported t ... [More]

Stabbing, Shootings and Crash in SE Portland
Monday August 21, 2017, 7:55 AM - (275)

The suspect in a stabbing, shooting and vehicle crash that required nine people be transported to the hospital; two for gunshot injuries and seven because of injuries sustained during a car crash, has been identified as 20-year-old Vesther J.J. Brown. Brown was lodged in the Multnomah County Jail on ... [More]

Are You Ready For A Total Eclipse Of The Sun?
Tuesday August 15, 2017, 6:10 PM - (276)

Total Solar Eclipse. On Monday, August 21, 2017, all of North America will be treated to a total eclipse of the sun. Anyone within the path of totality can see one of nature's most awe-inspiring sights - a total solar eclipse. A million people may flock to Oregon over the coming week to view per ... [More]

Governor Kate Brown Signs Reproductive Health Equity Act
Tuesday August 15, 2017, 4:55 PM - (277)

Governor Kate Brown today signed the nation's most progressive reproductive health policy into law. The Reproductive Health Equity Act (House Bill 3391) is the first legislation in the United States to comprehensively address systemic barriers to accessing reproductive health care, expanding coverag ... [More]

Two Female Hikers Die Near Timberline Lodge
Tuesday August 15, 2017, 3:38 AM - (278)

MT HOOD - Two Hikers, Emma C. Place and Emily D. Lang apparently fell to their deaths off a cliff along the Pacific Crest Trail on Mount Hood. At approximately 5:46 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017, passing hikers called 911 to report that they had seen the bodies of two women who apparently fell ... [More]

Kidnapping Phone Fraud Targets Washington County
Tuesday August 15, 2017, 3:32 AM - (279)

August 14, 2017 -- Deputies took several reports today from county residents who received phone calls in which the caller claimed to have kidnapped a family member and demanded money. On Monday, August 14, 2017, several county residents called the Washington County Sheriff's Office to report sus ... [More]

Man posing as a police sergeant attempts to scam money
Tuesday August 15, 2017, 3:31 AM - (280)

GRESHAM, Ore.-- The Gresham Police Department received several inquiries today from local businesses, concerned about calls from "Gresham Police Sergeant Jason Cook" and "Lieutenant Finley." A man, calling from a local number, identified himself as part of the "Civil Division" and told the potential ... [More]

10-month-old Sweet Home Girl Dies
Sunday August 13, 2017, 7:34 AM - (281)

Linn County Sheriff Bruce Riley reports that his detectives, in conjunction with investigators from the Sweet Home Police Department, are currently investigating the suspicious death of a 10-month-old girl from the Sweet Home area. The death occurred at 8:45 this morning, at Doernbecher Children ... [More]

Shooting Investigation Underway at Downtown's Crystal Ballroom
Saturday August 12, 2017, 7:33 AM - (282)

On Saturday August 12, 2017, at 12:41 a.m., Central Precinct officers responded to the report of gunshot heard inside the Crystal Ballroom, located at 1332 West Burnside Street. As officers were responding to the scene, they received additional information that the shooting was inside the concer ... [More]

Single Vehicle Fatal Crash on Highway 126E Lane County
Friday August 11, 2017, 7:30 AM - (283)

On August 9, 2017, at about 4:25 p.m., Oregon State Police (OSP) Troopers responded to a report of a single vehicle crash on Highway 126E, east of Vida in Lane County. Preliminary investigation revealed that a 2001 Ford Explorer was eastbound when for unknown reasons, left the roadway and struck ... [More]

23-Year-Old Man Arrested with Firearm and High Capacity Magazine in North Portland
Friday August 11, 2017, 7:24 AM - (284)

PORTLAND, Oregon - On Thursday August 10, 2017, at 2:32 p.m., North Precinct and Gang Enforcement Team officers responded to North Albina Avenue and North Killingsworth Street on the report of a person with a gun. As officers responded to the area, Portland Community College (PCC) security offic ... [More]

Many Veterans suffering with sight loss are unaware of and are missing out on veterans benefits
Friday August 11, 2017, 7:23 AM - (285)

SALEM, Oregon - The mission of Oral Hull Foundation is to provide educational, social and recreational programming to those with blindness and low vision and to ensure vision loss does not mean dependency and isolation. Our adult guests are people who come from all over the United States, all walks ... [More]

Couple Assaulted on Poet's Beach
Tuesday August 8, 2017, 10:06 AM - (286)

On Monday August 7, 2017, at 2:33 a.m., East Precinct officers located and arrested 34-year-old Jonathan T. Rance in connection with an assault that occurred on July 25, 2017 at Poet's Beach, located at 2198 Southwest River Parkway. Rance's arrest occurred after East Precinct officers responded ... [More]

11-year-old boy injured in go-cart towing incident
Tuesday August 8, 2017, 10:02 AM - (287)

On 8/7/17 at about 2050 hrs CCSO deputies responded to a call on Nicolai Cutoff Road and Wilbur Road. The reporting party was Brandon McKay, who was later identified as the driver of a small pickup that had been pulling a go cart. The go cart had reportedly crashed into a tree and gone down an small ... [More]

Toddler Dies in East Portland
Tuesday August 8, 2017, 10:01 AM - (288)

PORTLAND, Oregon - On Monday August 7, 2017, at 12:53 p.m., East Precinct officers responded with emergency medical personnel to the 16900 block of Southeast Powell Boulevard on the report of a two-year-old child who was not breathing. Officers and medical personnel arrived on scene. The toddler ... [More]

Oregon to Kill Wolves That Preyed on Livestock
Saturday August 5, 2017, 5:24 AM - (289)

Oregon has decided to kill members of a wolf pack in Eastern Oregon. It's the eighth time state officials in Oregon or Washington have taken lethal action on wolves that preyed on livestock. The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife has decided to kill members of the Harl Butte wolf pack in East ... [More]

Man Steals city vehicle from parks employee, runs from cops
Saturday August 5, 2017, 5:19 AM - (290)

FOREST GROVE, Oregon - On Friday at 7 AM, a City of Forest Grove employee was approached by a man, later identified as 19 y/o Jose Manuel Bernabe-Hernandez, at Talisman Park near Willamina Avenue regarding obtaining employment with the City. Bernabe-Hernandez became belligerent with the employee bef ... [More]

Centennial School District Governing Board Meeting Notice for August 9, 2017
Saturday August 5, 2017, 5:16 AM - (291)

GRESHAM, Oregon - The Centennial School District Board of Directors will meet on Wednesday, August 9, 2017, at 7:00 pm in the Centennial High School Cafeteria (3505 SE 182nd AVE, Gresham OR 97030). At this meeting, the superintendent, Dr. Paul Coakley, will present his report and the Board will ... [More]

High-Risk Sex Offender
Saturday August 5, 2017, 5:16 AM - (292)

PORTLAND, Oregon - The Washington County Community Corrections Department is asking for the public's help in locating a 30-year-old Hillsboro man who is considered a high-risk sex offender. Dustin Westling absconded from court-ordered community supervision Thursday, August 3. Westling is a white ... [More]

Bat in Marion County tests positive for rabies
Saturday August 5, 2017, 5:14 AM - (293)

On Friday, August 4, Marion County Environmental Health received confirmation that a bat from the Shaw area tested positive for rabies. Bats are the most common mammals known to carry rabies in Oregon. It was reported that the bat was found in a bedroom where two adults and one child had slept. It i ... [More]

Traffic Causing Headaches for Everyone
Saturday August 5, 2017, 5:13 AM - (294)

PORTLAND, Oregon - Today, the Portland Business Alliance released a survey, commissioned in partnership with TriMet, regarding Portlanders' views on the city's transportation system. Traffic and congestion are top concerns for Portlanders, with no other transportation issue even coming close. Th ... [More]

5 year old Allen
Saturday August 5, 2017, 5:09 AM - (295)

SALEM, Oregon - Salem Police, Salem Fire and Polk County Sheriff's Office are currently searching for a missing 5-year old child at Wallace Marine Park. The child was last seen at about 5:30 pm playing with other children at the water's edge near the pedestrian bridge over the Willamette River. ... [More]

Stay Cool During Record Breaking Heat
Tuesday August 1, 2017, 1:11 AM - (296)

PORTLAND, Oregon - With temperatures expected to reach and exceed 100 degrees Fahrenheit Tuesday through Friday, Public Health officials are urging residents to take precautions. "We encourage people to avoid or limit physical activity outdoors, take shelter in air-conditioned buildings, and dri ... [More]

MCSO Dive Team recovers body at Blue Lake
Tuesday August 1, 2017, 1:06 AM - (297)

On Monday, July 31, 2017, at approximately 3:00 p.m. Multnomah County Sheriff's Office deputies responded to a report of a man who had gone under the water at Blue Lake. A male and female were on a rented paddle boat when they began to move about the boat. The paddle boat began to take on water ... [More]

Two Car Crash Traps Driver, Snarls Highway 20 Traffic
Saturday July 29, 2017, 3:22 AM - (298)

LEBANON, Oregon - A two-vehicle collision on Highway 20 at Fairview Road reduced travel on to one lane in each direction for close to an hour Friday afternoon as Lebanon firefighters worked to extricate a pinned victim within one of the cars. Witnesses stated that a Ford sedan was attempting to turn ... [More]

Suspect in Two Violent Attacks Arrested
Wednesday July 26, 2017, 8:58 AM - (299)

PORTLAND, Oregon - On Tuesday July 25, 2017, Portland Police Bureau Sex Crimes Unit detectives booked 31-year-old Sergio Jose Martinez into the Multnomah County Jail after his arrest Monday evening in connection with a violent attack in the Sullivan's Gulch neighborhood. Martinez was booked into ... [More]

Plane Lands on Foster Reservoir and Overturns When Occupants Exit
Wednesday July 26, 2017, 6:03 AM - (300)

Linn County Undersheriff Jim Yon reports after further investigation his deputies learned the plane, 1960 Champion fixed wing, was operated by John Andrew McKinney, 57 of Lebanon. McKinney had the pontoon style airplane on the water and was pulling a juvenile female on a tube. Cindy Marie Blondin Wi ... [More]

Possible Cougar Sighting in Durham Park
Wednesday July 26, 2017, 5:54 AM - (301)

TUALATIN, Oregon - On Tuesday, at approximately 11:45 am, Tualatin Police received a report of a possible cougar sighting at Durham Park. The anonymous caller reported seeing the animal at around 10:00 am on the far end of the north loop of the park. Tualatin officers walked the park trails but were ... [More]

Bank Robbery Investigation in Northeast Portland
Wednesday July 26, 2017, 4:55 AM - (302)

PORTLAND, Oregon - On Tuesday July 25, 2017, at 2:41 p.m., East Precinct officers responded to the Chase Bank branch located inside the Glisan Fred Meyer store at 6615 Northeast Glisan Street on the report of a robbery. Officers arrived in the area and contacted employees who told police that th ... [More]

Microsoft said to be closing Oregon factory for Surface Hub
Sunday July 23, 2017, 12:33 PM - (303)

Just two years after it opened, Microsoft is shutting down its Oregon-based factory for manufacturing its Surface Hub jumbo tablets, according to a report Wednesday by The Oregonian. The plant, located in Wilsonville, Oregon, just outside of Portland, was once positioned as a symbol of successfu ... [More]

Fatal Shooting in Salem
Sunday July 23, 2017, 12:22 PM - (304)

SALEM, Oregon - Salem Police were called to the 3100 block of Ryan Dr SE this morning at approximately 3:26 am on a report of a shooting involving a security guard and another subject. Arriving officers found a male subject in a parking lot who had been shot and a private security guard on scene ... [More]

Red Cross Responds To Home Fire In Yacolt, Washington
Sunday July 23, 2017, 12:20 PM - (305)

Disaster responders with the local American Red Cross responded to a disaster that occurred on Saturday, July 22, 2017, in the 23000 block of NE Jehnsen Rd in Yacolt, WA. This single-family fire affected 3 adults and pets. The Red Cross provided resources to help address the immediate basic n ... [More]

Police Investigating Robbery of Subway -- UPDATE
Sunday July 23, 2017, 8:21 AM - (306)

CORVALIS, Oregon - On July 18, 2017, at approximately 3:45 am, Corvallis Police Department Officers were called to the Subway restaurant at 2479 NW Monroe Ave for a report of a robbery. An unknown male suspect wearing a mask entered the restaurant, presented a handgun to the employee, and then left ... [More]

Gresham Arts Festival features artists, world record breakers and Gresham's Got Talent competition
Thursday July 6, 2017, 7:30 PM - (307)

GRESHAM, Oregon - This year's Gresham Arts Festival is bigger and better than ever with more than 150 artists, live music, free family fun, the Reclaim Chalk of Fame world record attempt and two new events--it's all happening on Friday, July 14 and Saturday, July 15 at the 16th annual Gresham Arts F ... [More]

Oregon Passes Sweeping Law Enshrining Abortion Rights and Funding for All
Thursday July 6, 2017, 12:34 PM - (308)

Since Republicans lack the political and legal power to invalidate Roe v. Wade, they’ve spent the last several years pushing their anti-abortion agenda in state legislatures. The Supreme Court has crushed a few of the most egregious constitutional violators, and when Barack Obama was in office, he t ... [More]

Klamath County Teacher Arrested for consensual sex with adult student
Thursday July 6, 2017, 12:26 PM - (309)

The sexual relationship with an adult high school student was apparently legal and consensual but the Oregon State Police decided to arrest a school teacher at Lost River High school. 35 year old Jeffrey Vincent was arrested for his relationship with one of his former high school students, now 19 ye ... [More]

Fatal accident closed Highway 101 near Seaside
Tuesday July 4, 2017, 9:42 AM - (310)

Seaside, Oregon - At approximately 3:13 a.m. a motor vehicle versus pedestrian accident occurred at 2793 Highway 101 (approximately MP 19, near the Seaside Airport). The fatal accident is currently being investigated by the Seaside Police and Oregon State Police. Highway 101 has reopened to one ... [More]

Pedestrian Critically Injured in Crash on Southeast 122nd Avenue
Tuesday July 4, 2017, 4:45 AM - (311)

PORTLAND, Oregon - On Monday July 3, 2017, at 10:24 p.m., East Precinct officers responded to Southeast 122nd Avenue and Woodward Place on the report that a pedestrian had been struck by a driver. Officers and medical personnel arrived and located a male in his 20s suffering from traumatic injur ... [More]

Package Thief Arrested - Public's Help Locating Second Suspect
Monday July 3, 2017, 1:42 PM - (312)

ALOHA, Oregon - Two females were caught on camera stealing $3,000 in packages from a residence in south Aloha. Deputies have arrested one suspect and are asking for the public's help locating the second suspect. On June 20, 2017, Washington County Sheriff's Office deputies began investigating a ... [More]

19 Men Arrested in Undercover Sex Trafficking
Monday July 3, 2017, 12:37 PM - (313)

From May 31 to June 9, 2017, the Portland Police Bureau's Sex Trafficking Unit conducted undercover missions to address online sex trafficking. Investigators posted online ads on known sex trafficking websites. 19 men contacted undercover police officers to arrange payment for sexual acts. Inves ... [More]

Police Officer & 2 residents injured in three vehicle crash
Thursday June 29, 2017, 6:05 AM - (314)

Just after 5:15 p.m. on June 28, 2017, a Redmond Police Officer was responding to assist in locating an outstanding subject. The police officer was westbound on Highway 126, about 1/2 mile east of SE Veterans Way and was turning left from the highway. A silver 2008 Chevy full size truck was also tra ... [More]

Body of Missing Boy Recovered in Willamette, South of Dayton
Thursday June 29, 2017, 3:57 AM - (315)

Today, at approximately 4:45 p.m. the Yamhill County Sheriff's Office received a report that a citizen had spotted what appeared to be a body in the Willamette River, approximately 6 miles south of the City of Dayton. The citizen was on the bank of the river and the body was visible from shore. ... [More]

Woman in Stolen Car Arrested After Ramming Police Car
Thursday June 29, 2017, 2:56 AM - (316)

PORTLAND, Oregon - Portland Police Bureau officers arrested a female driver of a stolen car after she rammed into a patrol car to evade capture. Two others in the vehicle were arrested on unrelated warrants. The driver, 23-year-old Elizabeth Cheyenne Hefner, was booked into the Multnomah County J ... [More]

Man Electrocuted on Utility Pole In Portland
Thursday June 29, 2017, 2:52 AM - (317)

PORTLAND, Oregon - On Wednesday June 28, 2017, at 4:50 p.m., East Precinct officers responded to Southeast 122nd Avenue and Stark Street on the report that a man was climbing a utility pole on the northeast corner of the intersection. PGE crews were able to shut down the power and retrieve the m ... [More]

Fatal Crash on North Columbia Boulevard
Thursday June 29, 2017, 1:50 AM - (318)

PORTLAND, Oregon - On Wednesday June 28, 2017, at 10:47 p.m., a North Precinct officer on patrol came upon a traffic crash involving two drivers and vehicles on North Columbia Boulevard near North Swift Court. Due to the severity of the crash, additional officers and medical personnel responded ... [More]

MCSO to participate in enhanced DUII enforcement during Fourth of July holiday
Tuesday June 27, 2017, 9:38 PM - (319)

The Multnomah County Sheriff's Office will be participating in enhanced DUII enforcement during the Fourth of July holiday. Independence Day is one of our nation's most celebrated holidays. With plenty of backyard barbecues, picnics, and pool parties to attend, millions of Americans head out ont ... [More]

Lifeguards return this weekend to Klineline Pond for daily coverage through Labor Day
Tuesday June 27, 2017, 9:33 PM - (320)

Vancouver, Wash. - Lifeguards will begin working at Klineline Pond this weekend, providing an extra level of safety at the popular swimming spot heading into the Fourth of July holiday. Lifeguards will be on duty from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily beginning Saturday, July 1, and lasting through Labor ... [More]

Benton County Sheriff's Office Sponsors Citizens' Academy
Tuesday June 27, 2017, 9:32 PM - (321)

Corvallis, Ore. -- The Benton County Sheriff's Office is currently accepting applications for its 2017 Citizens' Academy. The Academy begins September 5th and meets for ten sessions ending October 24th. This free program is designed to give citizen participants an opportunity to learn more about the ... [More]

Oregon Hospitals Oppose Senate Health Care Reform Bill
Friday June 23, 2017, 6:32 AM - (322)

SALEM, Oregon - After Senate Republicans unveiled their Better Care Reconciliation Act this morning, Andy Davidson, President and CEO of the Oregon Association of Hospitals and Health Systems issued the following statement: "Oregon's community hospitals have evaluated federal health care reform ... [More]

Pedestrian Critically Injured in Hit and Run Crash in Southeast Portland
Friday June 23, 2017, 6:12 AM - (323)

n Thursday June 22, 2017, at 3:14 p.m., East Precinct and Traffic Division officers responded to Southeast 80th Avenue and Pine Street on the report of a female in her 20s down in the street suffering from traumatic injuries. Officers and medical personnel arrived and located the victim, who was ... [More]

Three Day Heat Wave For Pacific Northwest
Friday June 23, 2017, 5:26 AM - (324)

PORTLAND, Oregon - A heat advisory is in effect from today through Simday with a high expected of 102 on Sunday. The national weather service just has an excessive heat 'watch' for Saturday and Sunday. I expect that to be upgraded to a heat advisory later today or tomorrow. 92 degrees today is t ... [More]

Josephine County man dies in motorcycle crash on Hwy 140
Wednesday June 21, 2017, 12:56 AM - (325)

On June 20, 2017 at approximately 4:00PM, the Oregon State Police responded to a motorcycle crash on Highway 140 near milepost 18, which is 18 miles east of White City, in Jackson County. The preliminary investigation revealed a 2003 Harley Davidson motorcycle was eastbound on Highway 140 and th ... [More]

Serious injury crash results in suspect lodged in Linn County
Tuesday June 20, 2017, 2:12 AM - (326)

On June 17, 2017 at approximately 9:00 p.m., Oregon State Troopers and emergency workers responded to a three-vehicle serious injury crash on Highway (Hwy) 20 near milepost (MP) 76 (just east of the Hwy 20/126 junction). Preliminary investigation revealed vehicle #1, 2016 Kia Optima, was travell ... [More]

Head-on two car crash results in fatality
Tuesday June 20, 2017, 2:10 AM - (327)

CANBY, Oregon - Today at 1:11 pm in the 700 block of SE First Ave. in Canby (Highway 99 and Pine Street), police and medical personnel responded to an injury traffic crash involving two vehicles. Prior to the crash witnesses reported seeing the 35 year old male, the only occupant of the vehicle, dri ... [More]

DOGAMI Governing Board to meet June 26 in Portland
Tuesday June 20, 2017, 2:09 AM - (328)

PORTLAND, Ore. - The Governing Board of the Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries (DOGAMI) will meet at 8:30 a.m. on Monday, June 26 at DOGAMI's Portland offices, 800 NE Oregon St., Ste. 965. The meeting agenda is available at The DOGAMI Governing Board se ... [More]

Red Cross Responds to Home Fire Affecting Four People in Portland
Tuesday June 20, 2017, 2:08 AM - (329)

Disaster responders with the local American Red Cross responded to a home fire disaster on June 19, 2017, at approximately 5 p.m. in the 9000 block of SE Tenino Ct in Portland, OR. The fire affected four people, including one adult, three children and their pets. The Red Cross provided resources ... [More]

Public's Help Sought to Locate a Wanted Subject
Tuesday June 13, 2017, 7:11 AM - (330)

The Portland Police Bureau, in cooperation with Crime Stoppers of Oregon, is asking for the public's help to locate a wanted subject who removed an electronic monitoring device. 21-year-old Abdulrahman Sameer Noorah has several felony warrants after he removed his electronic monitoring device ov ... [More]

Portland releases results of community survey on preparing for disasters
Tuesday June 13, 2017, 6:03 AM - (331)

PORTLAND, Oregon - The Portland Bureau of Emergency Management is sharing the final results of a study conducted by DHM Research to look at how Portlanders are preparing for a major disaster. The research was conducted from November 2016 to February 2017 and includes the results of a telephone surve ... [More]

Seaside Woman Dies in a Head-On Crash on Highway 101
Monday June 12, 2017, 6:27 PM - (332)

On June 10, 2017 at 2:29 a.m., OSP Troopers and emergency personnel responded to the report of a two-vehicle head-on crash, on highway 101 near milepost 14 (Clatsop County). Preliminary investigation revealed a 1984 Chevy Pickup, operated by Christopher Jeremy COSTA, age 23, of Astoria, was nort ... [More]

Health advisory issued June 12 for South Tenmile Lake
Monday June 12, 2017, 6:24 PM - (333)

A health advisory was issued today for South Tenmile Lake, located 10 miles north of North Bend in Coos County. Visual inspection indicates a blue-green algae bloom is present in the Coleman Arm of South Tenmile Lake, and Oregon Department of Environmental Quality is collecting and analyzing sam ... [More]

Oregon to hold rulemaking hearings in coastal cities
Monday June 12, 2017, 7:24 AM - (334)

Starting June 20, the Oregon Department of State Lands (DSL) will hold three public hearings to seek comments on administrative rules governing the placement of ocean renewable energy devices in Oregon's territorial sea. 

DSL oversees the territorial sea, which is the seafloor three miles ... [More]

Water Rescue Yamhill River
Sunday June 11, 2017, 9:13 AM - (335)

SHERIDAN, Oregon - On Friday at approximately 2:40 PM the yamhill dispatch center was notified that a woman of unknown age was reported to be missing on the river, was on a paddle board heading down stream from the bridge in Sheridan. Crews from Sheridan Fire District, Yamhill County Sheriffs Office ... [More]

Changes to child safety seat law
Sunday June 11, 2017, 9:12 AM - (336)

There has been a recent legislative change to child safety seat laws. Oregon's previous law only required children to be rear-facing until age 1 or until they weighed twenty pounds. Now, after Governor Kate Brown signed House Bill 3404 into law on May 25, they will be required to stay facing the bac ... [More]

Impaired Driver Causes Chain Reaction Crash Involving Patrol Cars
Sunday June 11, 2017, 9:11 AM - (337)

June 11, 2017 -- On June 11, 2017, just before 2:45am, deputies were conducting field sobriety tests on a suspected impaired driver on westbound Highway 26 near SW Camelot Court. As they were concluding these tests on 23-year-old Yash Desai, of Portland, a vehicle crashed into the back of a deputy ... [More]

Woman Arrested After Hot Chase by Deputies
Friday June 9, 2017, 12:04 PM - (338)

MULTNOMAH COUNTY, Oregon - On Thursday a woman accused of stealing from Kohl's was observed by deputies to get into a vehicle. Deputies pulled in behind the vehicle and attempted to initiate a traffic stop in front of the store. At the same time, another deputy attempted to position their vehicl ... [More]

17-Year-Old Portland Girl Missing
Friday June 9, 2017, 7:42 AM - (339)

PORTLAND, Oregon - Portland police say that a 17-year-old Portland girl by the name of Effie "Nikki" Shaha-Walberg is missing/endangered. She left her residence unexpectedly on the evening of 06/04/17. She is described as 5'2, 117lbs. She was last seen wearing Grey jeans, Black T-shirt and black sho ... [More]

Suspect in Portland MAX Train Stabbings Claims Self-Defense
Thursday June 8, 2017, 11:23 AM - (340)

PORTLAND, Oregon - The man accused of murdering two men and wounding a third on the MAX train was taken from a courtroom on Wednesday by as he shouted that he had acted in self defense. 35-year-old Jeremy Christian had been quiet as he stood inside a glass cell in the courtroom throughout a his a ... [More]

Oregon Economist Projects Cannabis Sales to Rival Colorado’s, But Admits the Forecast is 'Highly Unc
Thursday June 8, 2017, 11:16 AM - (341)

Oregonians smoke weed at a higher rate than Washington residents, and have large concentrations of pot shops in the biggest cities—especially Portland. A state economist says strong cannabis sales indicate that Oregon could collect $156 million in marijuana taxes over the next two years—but cauti ... [More]

Beaverton Attempted Kidnapping
Thursday June 8, 2017, 11:10 AM - (342)

BEAVERTON, Oregon - On Tuesday at 1:00 p.m. Beaverton Police responded to a report of an attempted kidnapping involving a 16-year-old female. The incident occurred in the 5800 block of SW Erickson Ave. The victim reported that she was walking on SW Erickson Ave toward Sw Allen Blvd when a man pa ... [More]

Wrong Lane Speeding Driver Killed in Head-on Collision
Thursday June 8, 2017, 11:09 AM - (343)

A motorcyclist traveling at a high rate of speed in the wrong lane crashed head-on into a vehicle heading in the opposite direction this evening, killing the motorcyclist and sending the driver of the other vehicle to the hospital. Deputies responded to W. Kappler Rd. near Old Bunker Hill Rd. at ... [More]

Red Cross Responds to Home Disaster Affecting Two People in Portland
Thursday June 8, 2017, 11:03 AM - (344)

PORTLAND, Oregon - Disaster responders with the American Red Cross Cascades Region responded to a home disaster at approximately 10:00 p.m. Wednesday, June 7, 2017 in the 11000 block of SE Boise Street in Portland, Multnomah County, Ore. The single-family fire affected two adults. The Red Cr ... [More]

Firefighters Quick Knock Down Contains Fire to Hillsboro Garage
Wednesday June 7, 2017, 8:09 AM - (345)

Hillsboro OR - At 1:00 this afternoon Hillsboro Fire Department Station 1 was dispatched to a residential fire on the 1600 block of SE Fire Grove Loop. Additional fire units were soon added to the response as the 9-1-1 dispatcher received additional information from the caller. Upon the arrival ... [More]

Bank robbery suspect shot by police after exchange of gunfire
Wednesday June 7, 2017, 8:05 AM - (346)

Vancouver, Wash. -- On June 6, 2017, at approximately 2:20 p.m., Vancouver Police responded to a bank robbery at the IQ Credit Union at 15705 NE Fourth Plain Blvd. A male subject, wearing a ski mask ran into the bank carrying a rifle and robbed the bank of an undisclosed amount of money. The suspect ... [More]

Deputies Investigate Fatal High-Speed Crash
Wednesday June 7, 2017, 6:09 AM - (347)

June 6, 2017 --- On June 5, 2017, just after 11:15pm, Washington County Sheriff's Deputies were dispatched to a single-vehicle crash at the Gales Creek Bridge, near Forest Grove. The initial investigation revealed that a vehicle was traveling south on B Street towards Highway 47 when it traveled ... [More]

Several People Arrested During Protest in Downtown Portland
Monday June 5, 2017, 10:10 AM - (348)

On Sunday June 4, more than 1,000 people attended an "alt-right" rally and a large counter-protest, just nine days after two men were stabbed to death on a train. Organised by alt-right activist Joey Gibson, leader of the far-right Patriot Prayer political group, Sunday's event was described as f ... [More]

Body found in Columbia River Near Bridgeton Rd
Monday June 5, 2017, 7:06 AM - (349)

On Sunday, 06/04/2017, at approximately 12:00 p.m. Multnomah County Sheriff's Office River Patrol deputies responded to a report a person at Captains Moorage, on NE Bridgeton Rd in Portland, OR, had seen a body in the water of the Columbia River. The body was near one of the boat slips. MCSO River P ... [More]

Driver Arrested After Stolen Car Crashes Into House
Monday June 5, 2017, 6:04 AM - (350)

Just before 9:00pm on June 4, 2017, a deputy with the Clackamas County Sheriff's Office attempted to stop a black, Lexus IS 250, for failure to display license plates. As soon as the deputy initiated the traffic stop, the Lexus failed to pull over and fled the scene. Deputies pursued the vehic ... [More]

Suspects Indicted in 2015 Homicide Investigation in Woodlawn Neighborhood
Friday June 2, 2017, 9:23 AM - (351)

PORTLAND, Oregon - On Wednesday May 31, 2017, Portland Police Bureau Homicide detectives arrested a suspect in a 2015 homicide. A second suspect was already in custody at a federal facility. 31-year-old Gary Lonell Black Jr was arrested on Wednesday afternoon and booked into the Multnomah County ... [More]

Parades and Rallies in Downtown Portland
Friday June 2, 2017, 9:16 AM - (352)

Saturday, June 3rd, is the Rose Festival Starlight Parade. Lines 1 and 7 will operate as usual, be prepared for possible delays and detours leaving downtown Portland. Sunday, June 4th, there is a Rally at Schrunk Plaza (SW 3rd and Madison). Line 1 will detour from SW Salmon leaving Downtown. It ... [More]

High Speed Chase Ends in Car2Go rollover on Hwy. 224
Friday June 2, 2017, 6:28 AM - (353)

At approximately 10:50 p.m. On Tuesday, May 23, 2017, a PGE employee called the Clackamas County Sheriff's Office to report that a male and female were allegedly on PGE property located on the 33000 block of SE Faraday Rd. in Estacada. The duo were reportedly drinking beer, looking into the powerhou ... [More]

Sleeping woman wakes to house fire, informs her mother, pets to get out
Thursday June 1, 2017, 9:05 AM - (354)

Cowlitz County, WA- Firefighters from Cowlitz 2 Fire & Rescue and Longview Fire Department responded to a structure fire Wednesday morning at 4:11 in the 100 block of Yelton Drive. A sleeping resident heard an explosion and saw heavy fire on the side of the house; she then notified her mother to ... [More]

Homicide Investigation Douglas County
Thursday June 1, 2017, 9:00 AM - (355)

On the morning on May 31, 2017 a frantic female reported to the Douglas County Sheriff's Office that her boyfriend had been shot near the Lawson Bar area of southern Douglas County. Multiple Law Enforcement Agencies responded to the Lawson Bar area and completed an extensive search of the area. ... [More]

Deputies Investigating Train Versus Vehicle Crash Near Hubbard
Thursday June 1, 2017, 5:59 AM - (356)

Deputies are continuing to investigate what caused a vehicle to collide with an Amtrak train earlier this evening. The Sheriff's Office has learned that the Amtrak train was southbound from Seattle heading to Eugene with 48 passengers. The area of the collision is a private driveway in 18000 blo ... [More]

ACLU of Oregon Says Mayor Ted Wheeler's Attempt to Quash Alt-Right Rallies Violates the First Amendm
Wednesday May 31, 2017, 11:17 AM - (357)

The American Civil Liberties Union of Oregon says that Mayor Ted Wheeler's efforts to keep far-right protesters from holding more rallies in Portland is an unconstitutional violation of the First Amendment. Wheeler this morning announced that he has asked the federal government to revoke permits ... [More]

Portland archbishop calls for prayer, action following train stabbing
Wednesday May 31, 2017, 11:13 AM - (358)

PORTLAND, Oregon - May 30, 2017 / 02:55 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Archbishop Alexander K. Sample of Portland, Oregon, urged his followers on Facebook to practice Christ-like actions after a stabbing attack on a commuter train Friday left two people dead. “I ask the faithful in western Oregon and all p ... [More]

Nearly hitting deputy head-on, chase in stolen car
Wednesday May 31, 2017, 11:06 AM - (359)

On 5.30.17 at 1841 hours a Clark County Deputy made a traffic stop in the 2300 block of NE Lockwood Creek Rd. The driver was distracted by his cell phone almost hitting the Deputy head on. After initial contact, the vehicle fled the stop and drove down a nearby road towards several rural residences. ... [More]

Grants Pass Woman Killed in Car Crash
Wednesday May 31, 2017, 11:00 AM - (360)

GRANTS PASS, Oregon - On May 30th, 2017, at approximately 3:20PM, OSP was dispatched to a motor vehicle crash on SR 260 (Riverbanks Road) near MP 16. A caller reported a crashed vehicle with a person slumped over. OSP Troopers from Grants Pass arrived and found a 2005 Mazda 4-door car that had be ... [More]

Portland man wins $1 million Powerball prize, tonight's jackpot at $302 million
Wednesday May 31, 2017, 10:54 AM - (361)

SALEM, Oregon - Two impulse purchases at Portland-area Plaid Pantry stores has led to two $1 million prizes this year for two Plaid Pantry customers. This week, Jason Golding of Portland proved that you don't have to hit the $302 million Powerball jackpot to win life-changing prizes. Golding's s ... [More]

Trump Reacts to Portland Train Murders
Tuesday May 30, 2017, 10:46 AM - (362)

PORTLAND, Oregon - President Donald Trump has condemned the killing in Portland of two men who tried to stop another man from using anti-Muslim speech against two teen girls. A third man was injured in the violence. Trump tweeted a statement saying: “The victims were standing up to hate and in ... [More]

Not so boring ATM Burglary in Boring
Tuesday May 30, 2017, 10:36 AM - (363)

BORING, Oregon - The Clackamas County Sheriff's Office arrested two suspects after interrupting a burglary at the Clackamas County Bank in Boring. Photos/video are attached. At 8:11 a.m. Monday, May 29, 2017, Sheriff's Office deputies responded to an alarm call at the Clackamas County Bank, 2850 ... [More]

Toledo Man Arrested for Burglary near Tidewater, Oregon
Tuesday May 30, 2017, 10:33 AM - (364)

TOLEDO, Oregon - On May 28, 2017, at approximately 10:14 am, the Lincoln County Sheriff's Office was dispatched on the report of a burglary in progress. The report was said to be occurring in the area of E. Thissell Road in Tidewater, Oregon. The caller reported to dispatch that they had interrupted ... [More]

Hoodland Fire Working on a Structure Fire
Tuesday May 30, 2017, 10:27 AM - (365)

WELCHES, Oregon - Fire fighters are working on a structure fire in the 66000 block of E Crystal Creek Road in Welches, Oregon. The Fire district was dispatched at 2:15 this morning, on arrival found flames and smoke coming from the house. The house is located in a rural area without fire hydrants ... [More]

NN's Hosts CAIR to Blame Trump for Anti-Muslim Violence in Oregon
Monday May 29, 2017, 12:03 PM - (366)

On Saturday's New Day on CNN, after reporting on the murders of two men in Portland who defended two women from being verbally harassed with anti-Muslim rantings, Ibrahim Hooper of the Council on American-Islamic Relations was given an unchallenged forum to blame President Donald Trump for the viole ... [More]

Replica Firearm Seized from 26-Year-Old Male in Holladay Park
Monday May 29, 2017, 12:00 PM - (367)

PORTLAND, Oregon - On Sunday May 28, 2017, at 5:55 p.m., North Precinct officers responded to Holladay Park, located at 1125 Northeast Holladay Street, on the report from Lloyd Center Security that a man was waving a gun. Security described the person as a 16-year-old black male wearing a striped re ... [More]

Armed Suspect Encounter with Portland Police
Monday May 29, 2017, 11:59 AM - (368)

PORTLAND, Oregon - Update: This morning, Portland Police Bureau ended a neighborhood search for a suspect that was involved Sunday in an encounter with officers that resulted in a shooting A person matching the suspect's description was arrested on an outstanding warrant at Northeast 35th Avenue ... [More]

Woman arrested for shooting fiream from her home in Kelso
Monday May 29, 2017, 11:51 AM - (369)

KELSO, Washington - This morning on Memorial Day at about 4 AM, Kelso Police responded to 1107 S. 7th Avenue in Kelso for a report of someone shooting from within that residence. Bullets were reported to have struck an adjacent residence. When Officers from the Kelso Police Department arrived, along ... [More]

Drunk Driver Crashes Beaverton Apartment Complex
Sunday May 28, 2017, 2:13 PM - (370)

BEAVERTON, Oregon - A drunk driver crashed within a few feet of an apartment complex building located at NW 205th Avenue near NW Quatama Road in Beaverton. The incident was reported to 9-1-1 by multiple witnesses. Deputies arrived and found a white Dodge pickup on its side with a passenger entra ... [More]

Discovery students to participate in local beautification project
Sunday May 28, 2017, 2:08 PM - (371)

VANCOUVER, Washington - Teams of sixth-grade students from Discovery Middle School will paint large cement planters as part of a neighborhood beautification project on May 31. The painting will take place from 9:45 a.m. to noon along St. John's Boulevard and Fort Vancouver Way in the Rose Village an ... [More]

One Person Shot in Foot During Disturbance in Cornelius
Sunday May 28, 2017, 2:06 PM - (372)

Deputies serving the City of Cornelius responded to a disturbance with a firearm where one person sustained non-life threatening injuries. One suspect is outstanding as the investigation continues. On May 27, 2017 at 10:44 p.m., Washington County Sheriff's Office deputies serving the City of Cor ... [More]

Tigard High School Students Faint, Hazardous Materials Team Investigates
Saturday May 27, 2017, 1:00 PM - (373)

TIGARD, Oregon - Just before 11 AM Friday, firefighter medics were dispatched to Tigard High School on reports that two students fainted and a third student felt lightheaded. As the three students were attending the same ceramics class and the symptoms occurred at roughly the same time, firefigh ... [More]

Bend Man Loses Life in Crash-Crook County
Saturday May 27, 2017, 12:55 PM - (374)

On May 26, 2017, at approximately 9:00 PM, Oregon State Police Troopers responded to a single vehicle crash on Hwy 27, near milepost 26 in Crook County. Once on scene, they determined it was a fatal crash. The preliminary investigation determined the operator, 51 year old, Mark Alan HIATT, a Ben ... [More]

Man in custody over fatal stabbing of 2 men in Portland train incident
Saturday May 27, 2017, 12:38 PM - (375)

PORTLAND, Oregon - A man has been arrested in Portland in connection with stabbings on the Hollywood Transit Center that left two people dead and one injured. Commuters attempted to calm the suspect who was yelling what police said "would best be characterized as hate speech." Jeremy Joseph Chris ... [More]

Milwaukie Police ask for help in locating subject who exposed himself
Friday May 26, 2017, 12:03 PM - (376)

MILWAUKIE, Oregon - Milwaukie Police are looking for a man who exposed himself to a teenage girl and are asking for the public's help in identifying the suspect. On May 24, 2017 at 9:21 p.m., a teenage girl reported that she was followed by a subject in the area of SE 42nd Ave. and SE Harrison S ... [More]

Semen-Throwing Suspect Arrested at Southwest Portland Grocery Store
Friday May 26, 2017, 9:28 AM - (377)

PORTLAND, Oregon - On Thursday, Portland Police arrested 47-year-old Manuel Banuelos-Alcala of Beaverton, Oregon, in connection with reports of a man throwing semen on unsuspecting women in grocery stores. Detectives were conducting investigative follow-up at the Safeway grocery store, located a ... [More]

Man Arrested on 55 Counts of Sex Crimes
Friday May 26, 2017, 7:42 AM - (378)

PORTLAND, Oregon - 35-year-old Thomas Walter Oliver was indicted May 25 by a Grand Jury on 55 charges related to sex crime investigations. Oliver is in the Multnomah County Jail and will be arraigned on Friday. His bail is set at $5,395,000. Detectives also served several search warrants. Th ... [More]

Underage Alcohol Sale Operation In Lake Oswego
Friday May 26, 2017, 6:12 AM - (379)

LAKE OSWEGO, Oregon - The Lake Oswego Police Department will be conducting operations to ensure local businesses licensed to sell alcohol are abiding by laws prohibiting the sale of alcoholic beverages to minors. Between June 15 and July 16, underage decoys will be sent to businesses within Lake Osw ... [More]

Oregon's Classic Golf Resort Is Reborn -- Plus The Great Eclipse Of 2017
Thursday May 25, 2017, 11:33 AM - (380)

With beautiful coastline, windswept sand dunes, and a love of outdoor recreation, Oregon has long been a surprising hotbed for destination golf resorts boasting standout courses. Today the most famous is golf-centric Bandon Dunes, developer Mike Keiser’s monument to great course design, which deserv ... [More]

Suspect in Stolen Car Rams Police Cars, Attempts to Escape -- Caught Hiding on Roof
Thursday May 25, 2017, 11:27 AM - (381)

PORTLAND, Oregon - On Thursday at about 4 AM, Portland police discovered a man slumped at the wheel of a stolen car parked in the 5800 block of Southeast Foster Road. Police say they boxed the driver in but the driver woke and began ramming the police cars and sped away. Within a few minutes, a ... [More]

Oregon Historical Society honors John F. Kennedy's 100th Birthday
Thursday May 25, 2017, 12:49 AM - (382)

Portland, OR -- Monday, May 29, 2017, would have marked President John F. Kennedy's 100th birthday. In honor of this milestone, and in celebration of the Oregon Historical Society's current exhibition High Hopes: The Journey of John F. Kennedy, OHS is offering free admission Memorial Day weekend, Sa ... [More]

Jamie Shupe of Portland Becomes First Legal Non-binary person
Wednesday May 24, 2017, 1:53 PM - (383)

PORTLAND, Oregon - It had to happen eventually. Now a person has legally become a NO GENDER human. Not a male. Not a female. Jamie Shupe has been given court approval to legally remove the male or female designation. In writing this story, I found it difficult to refer to ah, her, he, it. This c ... [More]

Shotgun Blast From Vehicle Deputies Just Stopped
Wednesday May 24, 2017, 12:08 PM - (384)

HAZEL DELL, Oregon - A 911 call reported that a man and woman fighting and with a weapon in the parking lot of the Forest Creek Apartments located at 7316 NE 16th Avenue in Hazel Dell. When Clark County deputies arrived, both the man and woman had left in a silver sedan. Deputies stopped the car ... [More]

Public's Help Sought to Locate a Missing 75-Year-Old Man
Wednesday May 24, 2017, 11:59 AM - (385)

PORTLAND, Oregon - Update: Gordon Baird had been found and he is no longer a missing person. PREVIOUSLY: The Portland Police Bureau's Missing Persons Unit is asking for the public's help to locate 75-year-old Gordon "Hurley" Baird, missing since Tuesday May 23, 2017. Baird is described as a ... [More]

Oregon Mom Says Tick Bite Temporarily Paralyzed Her 3-Year-Old Daughter
Tuesday May 23, 2017, 11:17 AM - (386)

A normal bedtime routine turned into a trip to the emergency room for an Oregon couple and their 3-year-old after she experienced partial paralysis because of a tick bite. Amanda Lewis of La Grande described the scare on Facebook, saying her daughter, Evelyn, became fussy after a bath on May 12 a ... [More]

One Dead in Boating Accident on Columbia River
Tuesday May 23, 2017, 11:11 AM - (387)

On Monday at approximately 8:15pm, Patrol deputies responded to a report of a boat sinking in the Columbia River, near the Glen Jackson Bridge. Deputies arrived a short time later and found one adult male and one adult female in the water near the North end of the bridge. Deputies recovered both ... [More]

Mayor to Proclaim Vanport Day of Remembrance
Tuesday May 23, 2017, 11:06 AM - (388)

PORTLAND, Oregon - On Wednesday, Mayor Wheeler and Portland City Council will proclaim May 30th to be Vanport Day of Remembrance. Vanport, once the second largest city in Oregon, was destroyed by flood waters in 1948. The event is open to the public and will be attended by several former residen ... [More]

Mother, son critically injured in Gresham shooting
Monday May 22, 2017, 12:09 PM - (389)

GRESHAM, Oregon – A suspect has shot and critically injured a 29-year-old mother and her 9-year-old son in an early-morning shooting at a Gresham apartment. Police believe the shooting was targeted. The shooting occurred in the 1300 block of Northeast 183rd around 4:30 a.m. Police found the bo ... [More]

Woman grabbed while jogging in Forest Grove
Monday May 22, 2017, 11:35 AM - (390)

FOREST GROVE, Oregon - At 12:50 pm Sunday, a woman jogging on a paved path near Hwy 47 and Maple Street in Forest Grove was grabbed from behind by an unknown man. The man then turned and ran away. The woman gave chase until the man entered a back yard in the 1500 block of Maple Place. Police searche ... [More]

Corvallis Police Investigating Stabbing
Monday May 22, 2017, 11:29 AM - (391)

CORVALLIS, Oregon - This morning, just before 6 AM, a 911 caller reported a stabbing at a residence. Upon arriving, the officers learned a male suspect had entered a residence and stabbed multiple victims before fleeing the residence on foot. Officers located the suspect near the Benton County Senio ... [More]

Auto-Pedestrian Fatality in Tigard Under Investigation
Monday May 22, 2017, 11:25 AM - (392)

TIGARD, Oregon - On Sunday evening, a 9-1-1 send police to investigate an auto-pedestrian crash at approximately 10:25 p.m. in the 12900 block of SW Pacific Highway in Tigard. The victim, Norma Alicia Mendoza of Gresham, was struck by a northbound vehicle while attempting to cross Pacific Highway ne ... [More]

Fatal Traffic Crash on I-84 in Wood Village
Monday May 22, 2017, 7:19 AM - (393)

MCSO Deputies assisted with a fatal traffic crash in the eastbound lanes of Interstate 84 west of NE 238th Ave. Investigators have determined that a 1996 Chevrolet pickup truck was travelling eastbound in the center lane of Interstate 84 when it came to a stop, along with several other vehicles, ... [More]

Responders Assist Five People and Their Pets After Camas Fire
Monday May 22, 2017, 7:14 AM - (394)

CAMAS, Washington - Disaster responders with the local American Red Cross responded to a home fire disaster on May 21st at approximately 10:50 p.m. in the 700 block of Tampa Street in Camas, WA. The single-family fire affected three adults, two children and five pets. The Red Cross provided resource ... [More]

Reward of up to $5,000 Offered to Identify the 'Foul Mouth Bandit'
Sunday May 21, 2017, 9:51 AM - (395)

The Financial Institution Security Task Force (FIST), working with Portland Police Bureau Robbery detectives, is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of a suspect involved in several robberies of financial institutions in the Portland area. The s ... [More]

Suspect Wanted for Throwing Semen on Unsuspecting Women
Saturday May 20, 2017, 11:06 AM - (396)

PORTLAND, Oregon - Police ask for help to identify a suspect throwing semen onto unsuspecting women in Portland area grocery stores. Detectives are investigating two incidents at Southwest Portland grocery stores and are working with the Beaverton and Milwaukie Police Departments on two other ca ... [More]

Rockaway Man Killed in Auto Crash On Highway 6 In Washington County
Saturday May 20, 2017, 11:02 AM - (397)

On May 19, 2017, at about 11:41 a.m., a driving complaint was called into Washington County Sheriff's Office Dispatch regarding a green Toyota Rav4 that was driving erratically, traveling eastbound on Highway 6 near milepost 34. At about 11:47 a.m., while Washington County Sheriff Deputies were atte ... [More]

Lloyd Center MAX Platform - One Person Injured, Suspect in Custody
Saturday May 20, 2017, 10:59 AM - (398)

The suspect in this afternoon's stabbing, 42-year-old Christopher Eugene Woods, was booked into the Multnomah County Jail on charges of Assault in the Second Degree and Menacing. Woods will be arraigned on Monday. The victim is being treated at a Portland hospital and is expected to survive. Det ... [More]

North Portland Early Morning Fire
Saturday May 20, 2017, 10:59 AM - (399)

Disaster responders with the local American Red Cross responded to a home fire disaster on May 20th at approximately 1:00 a.m. in the 7000 block of N. Williams Avenue in Portland, OR. The single-family fire affected four adults and three children. The Red Cross provided resources to help address the ... [More]

Kate Brown Might Sell Four State Agencies to Private Bidders to Keep Oregon Afloat
Friday May 19, 2017, 10:30 AM - (400)

Late last month, Gov. Kate Brown announced a bold initiative: She plans to sell $5 billion worth of public assets to pay down part of Oregon's $22 billion pension deficit. Without providing specifics, Brown said just about anything except state forests, parks and prisons could be had for the right ... [More]

Birth Certificate Changes To Be Easier for Oregon Transgenders
Friday May 19, 2017, 10:17 AM - (401)

A bill signed into law by Gov. Kate Brown today will make the process simpler, cheaper, and more private. Oregon’s Kate Brown, the nation’s first and only out bisexual governor, is helping to keep the state in the forefront of LGBT progress, today signing a law making it easier for transgender Or ... [More]

36-Year-Old Man Shot Outside Club in Raleigh Hills
Friday May 19, 2017, 9:59 AM - (402)

Early Friday morning, Washington County Deputies responded to a club in the Raleigh Hills area on a reported assault with weapon. One man was shot multiple times and succumbed to his injuries. On Friday May 19, 2017, at 1:35 a.m., Deputies responded to the Xpose club located at 10270 SW Canyon R ... [More]

Man Fires Gun During Argument with Mother
Friday May 19, 2017, 8:06 AM - (403)

WEST LINN, Oregon - On Thursday at about 4:50 PM, a caller to West Linn Police reported that there was something unusual going on in the 6200 Block of Preakness. The caller said a female was heard saying "what are you going to do, shoot me?" and a male voice say "I'm not going to jail." Officer ... [More]

40-Year-Old Man Injured in Overnight Shooting in Southeast Portland
Friday May 19, 2017, 7:38 AM - (404)

On Thursday May 18, 2017, at 11:38 p.m., East Precinct officers responded to the report of a disturbance and shooting in eh 2100 block of Southeast 174th Avenue. Officers arrived in the area and learned that a gunshot victim was calling from in front of Portland Fire & Rescue Station 31, located ... [More]

Portland Police Canine Memorial Statue to be Dedicated Tomorrow
Friday May 19, 2017, 5:17 AM - (405)

On Saturday May 20, 2017, from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., the Portland Police Bureau's Canine Unit will be hosting an open house and dedication ceremony for the newly created Canine Memorial. 

The memorial is located in front of the Canine Unit office and public safety building at 4735 East ... [More]

Columbia River High School Locked Down As Trespasser Aressted
Thursday May 18, 2017, 9:26 AM - (406)

PORTLAND, Oregon - Sheriff's School Resource Deputies and school district security officers responded to a report of an man on school grounds at Columbia River High School. Jasen Nathan Davis, a transient, had walked into the school and immediately entered a boy's restroom near the entrance. The ... [More]

48-Year-Old Man Arrested for Sex Crimes to a Child
Thursday May 18, 2017, 9:17 AM - (407)

PORTLAND, Oregon - On Wednesday, 48-year-old Rick Rayborn of Sherwood, Oregon was arrested in on allegations of criminal sexual activity more than a decade ago. The arrest was made by the Portland Police Bureau Sex Crimes Unit. Rayborn was booked into the Multnomah County Jail on charges of Unla ... [More]

Oregon farmer Angi Bailey selected for prestigious national ag advocacy program
Thursday May 18, 2017, 9:10 AM - (408)

PORTLAND, Oregon - Oregon's Angi Bailey, a second-generation nursery owner and board member of Multnomah County Farm Bureau, was one of only 10 farm and ranch leaders selected from across the country to participate in the American Farm Bureau Federation's (AFBF) Partners in Advocacy Leadership (PAL) ... [More]

Estacada man accused of killing mother on Mother's Day
Wednesday May 17, 2017, 12:06 PM - (409)

ESTACADA, Oregon -- A man killed his mother on Mother's Day at a rural Oregon home, then showed up at a grocery store in a nearby town carrying her decapitated head and began stabbing a checkout clerk before being subdued, authorities said Monday. Authorities say a man drenched in blood, carrying ... [More]

Beaverton Free Child Safety Seat Clinic
Wednesday May 17, 2017, 11:09 AM - (410)

Each year thousands of young children are killed or injured in car crashes. The proper installation and use of car seats will help keep children safe. The Beaverton Police Department, in partnership with Safe Kids Coalition- Washington County and the Kuni Auto Center, will be offering a free chi ... [More]

34-year-old Woman Killed In Single Car Collision With Amtrak Passenger Train
Wednesday May 17, 2017, 9:24 AM - (411)

CAMAS, Washington -- At 10:31 a.m., Camas Police and Camas-Washougal Fire Department were dispatched to a single car collision involving an Amtrak passenger train. The small sedan had two occupants and was traveling southbound on SW Viola, a private roadway with a railroad crossing at SW 5th Ave ... [More]

Suspect Identified in Old Town Stabbing -- Already in Jail on Unrelated Charges
Wednesday May 17, 2017, 9:19 AM - (412)

Today, Portland Police Bureau Homicide detectives were notified that 37-year-old Jacob Shroyer passed away at a Portland hospital. The Oregon State Medical Examiner will conduct an autopsy on Wednesday. Additional charges are expected to be filed against the suspect, 33-year-old Michael Lee Williams ... [More]

Shooting Investigation Underway in Northeast Portland's Concordia Neighborhood - One Person Injured
Wednesday May 17, 2017, 9:14 AM - (413)

On Tuesday May 16, 2017, at 10:32 p.m., North Precinct officers responded to Northeast 33rd Avenue and Killingsworth Street on the report of a shooting. Officers and medical personnel arrived and contacted the victim, a female adult, who was suffering from a leg injury. The victim was transporte ... [More]

Sutherlin Woman Killed In Car Crash on Highway 20 at the Santiam Junction
Tuesday May 16, 2017, 12:26 PM - (414)

On Monday, May 15, at about 9:45 AM, two vehicles were involved in a fatal accident on Highway 20 near the Santiam Junction. A green 2001 Toyota Tacoma, operated by Lucas ETTINGER, age 33, of Salem, was travelling eastbound on Highway 20 at the Santiam Junction when a 1993 Ford F250 pickup, oper ... [More]

PCC Foundation receives big gift from Chris and Tom Neilsen
Tuesday May 16, 2017, 12:19 PM - (415)

PORTLAND, Oregon - The PCC Foundation has reason to be excited. 

A $280,000 gift from Tom and Chris Neilsen of Northwest Portland will provide hundreds of students with scholarships over the next 20 years. The gift, the first of its kind for PCC, will be invested as a limited term endowme ... [More]

FBI Offers Reward of up to $10,000 in Kamau Curnal Fugitive Hunt
Tuesday May 16, 2017, 12:14 PM - (416)

The FBI is offering a reward of up to $10,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of Kamau Kambui Leland Curnal, age 28. In October 2016, a federal grand jury in Oregon charged Curnal with one count of sex trafficking of a child and one count of transportation of a minor for the pur ... [More]

Oregon begins review of 2018 proposed health insurance rates
Tuesday May 16, 2017, 12:13 PM - (417)

SALEM, Oregon - Oregonians can now see proposed rates for 2018 individual and small employer health insurance plans. Health insurance companies submitted rate requests to the Department of Consumer and Business Services, Division of Financial Regulation on May 15. The division must review and ap ... [More]

28-Year-Old Mother Arrested for DUII, Assaulting a Police Officer
Tuesday May 16, 2017, 12:10 PM - (418)

This morning a driver traveling northbound on I-5 near Jantzen Beach who was weaving in and out of traffic, ran into a vehicle on the side of the road with a flat tire. The driver scraped the car but 28-year-old Amal Shariff of Seattle, Washington had two small children in the back seat. The childre ... [More]

Pendleton Man Killed in Crash on Hwy 97
Monday May 15, 2017, 12:47 AM - (419)

PENDLETON, Oregon - On Saturday, 39-year-old Shawn Campbell from Pendleton was killed in a single vehicle crash on HWY 97. Campbell was the passenger in a car driven by 40-year-old Tiarra Burnette, also from Pendleton). The car was a white 2012 Kia Ultima and was headed northbound on HWY 97. The ... [More]

Lebanon Man Arrest for Attempted Murder During Mothers Day Celebration
Monday May 15, 2017, 12:38 AM - (420)

LEBANON - Linn County Undersheriff Jim Yon reports deputies responded to a reported shooting in the 100 block of Vaughn Lane in Lebanon. When deputies arrived, they confirmed no one had been injured. Deputies learned that Peggy L Gomez, 55-years-old of Lebanon, was having a Mother's Day barbecue ... [More]

University of Portland selected to host $1 million Opus Prize
Saturday May 13, 2017, 3:10 PM - (421)

The University of Portland has been selected to host the 2018 Opus Prize, a $1 million annual award which recognizes individuals or organizations who address critical social issues within their communities. The Opus Prize Foundation, a non-profit organization based in Minneapolis, Minnesota, spo ... [More]

School board candidate filings swing upward this election
Saturday May 13, 2017, 3:10 PM - (422)

A total of 1,018 individuals are running for school board positions next Tuesday in Oregon -- the highest number since 2009 -- according to a survey conducted by the Oregon School Boards Association. The upswing in candidates marks a complete reversal from May 2015, when 817 people ran for schoo ... [More]

Oregon Deaf and Hard of Hearing Advisory Committee to meet Friday, May 19 in Salem
Saturday May 13, 2017, 3:09 PM - (423)

The Oregon Deaf and Hard of Hearing Advisory Committee meets Friday, May 19, 2017, from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Barbara Roberts Human Services Building, Room 473, 500 Summer St. NE, Salem, OR. The meeting is open to the public. Agenda items include: Announcements, public comment, old busi ... [More]

Pedestrian Killed on Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard
Saturday May 13, 2017, 2:41 PM - (424)

PORTLAND, Oregon - On Friday at about 4 PM, a driver hit a pedestrian on Northeast Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard, between Union Court and Marine Drive. Police and medical personnel located a man suffering from serious injuries. He was taken to a Portland hospital where he was pronounced dead. ... [More]

Prisoner dies in altercation with police as he was being released from jail
Saturday May 13, 2017, 10:11 AM - (425)

FLORENCE, Oregon - A man has died and two Florence police officers were assaulted Monday in a fight with a 40-year-old man they were trying to release from the Florence jail. The man accused of assaulting the officers later died at PeaceHealth Peace Harbor Medical Center in Florence. There was no ... [More]

Body Found In Willamette River Near The Steel Bridge
Saturday May 13, 2017, 7:32 AM - (426)

PORTLAND, Oregon - On Friday, around 5 PM a body floating in the Willamette River near the Steel Bridge was seen by a person passing by. Multnomah County River Patrol units arrived and recovered the body of a dead man from the water. MCSO will conduct a death investigation and the body will be t ... [More]

One Person Injured In Downtown Portland Stabbing
Saturday May 13, 2017, 3:24 AM - (427)

PORTLAND, Oregon - On Friday May 12, 2017, close just after 10 PM, Portland police were informed of a stabbing outside The Nines Hotel on Southwest Morrison Street, between 5th and 6th Avenues. A male adult victim, suffering from a stab wound, was transported to a Portland hospital for treatment ... [More]

Polk County seeks public's assistance with locating fugitive (Photo)
Friday May 12, 2017, 11:39 AM - (428)

Starting in the month of March 2017, the Polk Interagency Narcotics Team (P.O.I.N.T) began an investigation which lasted over a month involving the trafficking of Heroin in the Polk and Marion County areas by two women, Samantha Gaines, Levi McCleskey. On April 21, 2017 Levi McCleskey was arrest ... [More]

Burglar Arrested After Locking Himself in Bathroom
Friday May 12, 2017, 4:22 AM - (429)

PORTLAND, Oregon - Last night police responded to a report of an unknown man who had entered a residence in the 4000 block of Northeast Wistaria Drive and locked himself in a bathroom. Residents told police they did not know the man and believed he may have entered through an open garage door. ... [More]

Man Exposes Himself To Young Girls At Woodburn Laundromat
Friday May 12, 2017, 3:06 AM - (430)

WOODBURN, Oregon - Authorities are looking for a man who exposed his genitals to young females at the Woodburn Laundromat on May 8. The laundromat is located at 1188 N. Pacific Hwy. A suspect was observed on video exposing his genitals while in front of the girls at the Woodburn Laundromat at 11 ... [More]

Man Reportedly Threatening People, Shot Dead After Chase With Portland Police
Thursday May 11, 2017, 12:15 PM - (431)

PORTLAND, Oregon - On Wednesday at 7:03 p.m., police received a report that a man in his 20s was threatening people on the TriMet Flavel Street Transit Station. Police found and chased the suspect on foot, onto a bridge over Johnson Creek on the north side of Flavel Street. A police officer then sho ... [More]

Man Arrested For Cutting Woman's Hair On TriMet Bus
Thursday May 11, 2017, 12:06 PM - (432)

PORTLAND, Oregon - 30-year-old Jared Weston Walter was arrested Wedneday night after cutting a women's hair on a TriMet bus. 9-1-1 callers reported seeing him in the area of Southeast 82nd Avenue and Holgate Boulevard. At 7:52 p.m., officers located him in the 4300 block of Southeast 89th Avenue ... [More]

Dog shot dead by police after attacking children in Southeast Portland
Thursday May 11, 2017, 12:00 PM - (433)

PORTLAND, Oregon - Today, Thursday May 11, 2017, at 8:02 a.m., East Precinct officers responded to the area of Southeast 60th Avenue and Nehalem Street on the report that a white pit bull was jumping at the door of a neighborhood residence after earlier chasing a woman who had to jump onto a truck t ... [More]

Science on Tap Vancouver -- We Have No Idea: A Guide to the Unknown Universe
Thursday May 11, 2017, 11:46 AM - (434)

This is a special bonus Science on Tap event! Why does the universe have a speed limit? What (or who) is attacking Earth with tiny, super-fast particles? What exactly is Dark Matter? And for that matter... What is matter? PHD Comics' Jorge Cham and particle physicist Daniel Whiteson are expe ... [More]

Fatal Commerical Motor Vehicle Crash near Banks
Wednesday May 10, 2017, 7:42 AM - (435)

On May 9, 2017 at about 2 PM a westbound Isuzu box truck was turning left when it crossed the centerline and entered into the eastbound lane. Traveling eastbound was a loaded chip truck. The driver of the chip truck attempted to avoid the collision but the two commercial motor vehicles collided stri ... [More]

Home Landscaping: Your First Line of Defense Against Wildfire
Wednesday May 10, 2017, 7:37 AM - (436)

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]

Emergency declared at Hanford nuclear site
Wednesday May 10, 2017, 7:33 AM - (437)

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 collapsed ... [More]

Oregon's U.S Senator Ron Wyden condemns President Donald Trump's decision as 'outrageous'
Wednesday May 10, 2017, 1:54 AM - (438)

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 conduc ... [More]

32-year-old Climber Dies After Fall on Mt. Hood
Tuesday May 9, 2017, 11:32 AM - (439)

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]

Man Reportedly Attempts Suicide By Clackamas County Deputy
Tuesday May 9, 2017, 11:27 AM - (440)

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]

Two People Injured in stabbing in in Old Town Portland
Tuesday May 9, 2017, 11:20 AM - (441)

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 Avenue ... [More]

Portland Police Memorial Service Today at Noon in Waterfront Park
Tuesday May 9, 2017, 11:15 AM - (442)

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]

Grants awarded for main streets throughout the state
Tuesday May 9, 2017, 11:13 AM - (443)

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]

Assistant Adjutant General retires from Oregon Army National Guard
Monday May 8, 2017, 10:42 AM - (444)

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 Adjutan ... [More]

Shooting Investigation Underway on MLK - No Known Injuries
Monday May 8, 2017, 10:38 AM - (445)

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 eastbound on ... [More]

Hot Tub Attempted Murder - Man Finds Naked Girlfriend In Hot Tub With Another Man
Friday May 5, 2017, 12:17 PM - (446)

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]

Man Killed By Hit and Run Driver on SE 82nd and Flavel
Friday May 5, 2017, 11:29 AM - (447)

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 and found ... [More]

Oregon prepares to fight Congress over state-run retirement plans for neglected workers
Thursday May 4, 2017, 12:41 PM - (448)

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 administration tha ... [More]

Tigard Man Arrested For Sex Abuse
Thursday May 4, 2017, 12:34 PM - (449)

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 children. Ru ... [More]

Volunteers improve the homes, and lives, of senior citizens in Portland
Thursday May 4, 2017, 12:30 PM - (450)

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 amazement as ... [More]

Tea Party and Fashion Show to Benefit Homeless Women and Children
Thursday May 4, 2017, 12:28 PM - (451)

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]

Conviction reversed for Oregon woman who hit, killed girls while playing
Wednesday May 3, 2017, 6:41 PM - (452)

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]

Portland Police Officer Injured in Traffic Crash on Southeast McLoughlin Boulevard
Wednesday May 3, 2017, 11:52 AM - (453)

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. Central Precin ... [More]

Join Children and Families for Safe Kids Day at the Oregon Zoo! Take Action to Protect Kids!
Wednesday May 3, 2017, 11:49 AM - (454)

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]

Newport Police Give Verbal Warning To Cat In Tree
Tuesday May 2, 2017, 1:48 PM - (455)

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 morning we ... [More]

Man With Camera Pulls Towel off Woman In Locker Room
Tuesday May 2, 2017, 1:42 PM - (456)

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 a ce ... [More]

25 People Arrested At Portland March
Tuesday May 2, 2017, 1:34 PM - (457)

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]

Monday May 1, 2017, 12:09 PM - (458)

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]

Oregon National Guard participates in University of Oregon Spring Game
Monday May 1, 2017, 11:53 AM - (459)

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]

Prescription Drug Take Back Event Collects Over 2,454 Pounds of Pills
Monday May 1, 2017, 11:39 AM - (460)

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]

Body Of Man In Yamhill River Still Missing
Sunday April 30, 2017, 1:04 AM - (461)

MCMINNVILLE, Oregon - The body of a man who reportedly jumped or fallen into the Yamhill River has not been found. Witnesses say he went over a bridge located near the intersection of S. Bridge Street and Main Street. 25-year old Bryan Disabatino from Sheridan was last seen floating down river. ... [More]

16-year-old Girl Critically injured in hit and run crash
Saturday April 29, 2017, 12:15 PM - (462)

GRESHAM, Oregon - On Friday, April 28, around 10:45 p.m., a teenager girl was hit by a car. Investigators believe the girl was crossing south bound in a marked and lighted crosswalk when she was hit by an unidentified vehicle. The driver failed to stop to help. The girl was transported to the tr ... [More]

'It’s putrid': Neighbors say dead horse in neglect case left on property for months
Saturday April 29, 2017, 12:06 PM - (463)

DAMASCUS, Ore. — Months after authorities said a dead horse and malnourished animals were found on a woman's property in Damascus, neighbors claim they're still dealing with the fallout.

Neighbors said Friday that they suspect the carcass of the horse is still there. Clackamas County author ... [More]

Woman escapes attacker in Hillsboro: 'I just wasn’t ready to leave yet'
Saturday April 29, 2017, 11:57 AM - (464)

HILLSBORO, OR (KPTV) - A 20-year-old woman is left with two black eyes and a swollen face after she was brutally attacked by a stranger in Hillsboro Wednesday afternoon. Abby Downing says she was walking on Trailwalk Drive on her way home from work Wednesday around 2:30 p.m. when she passed a ma ... [More]

Man Killed in Crash on I5 near Wilsonville
Saturday April 29, 2017, 11:37 AM - (465)

On Sunday, April 23, 2017 at approximately 2:37am, OSP Sergeant and emergency personnel responded to the report of a single vehicle crash on Interstate 5 near milepost 286, just north of the city limits of Wilsonville (Clackamas County). Preliminary investigation revealed a blue 2006 Toyota Sola ... [More]

Two Stores Sell Alcohol in Underage Compliance Checks
Saturday April 29, 2017, 11:31 AM - (466)

April 29, 2017 -- Washington County Sheriff's Deputies conducted an undercover compliance mission where underage adults attempted to buy alcohol from stores. On April 28, 2017, Sheriff's Deputies conducted an undercover operation where an underage adult attempted to purchase alcohol from stores. ... [More]

Uber urges Portland drivers to lease electric cars
Friday April 28, 2017, 2:56 PM - (467)

In the wake of numerous recent PR setbacks, Uber may be able to help clean up its image with the launch of the Uber EV initiative in Portland, which supports the city’s green vision for the future. When you think of electric mobility, California might be the first state to come to mind—but Oregon ... [More]

16-year-old Girl Rescued, Two Men Arrested In Sex Trafficking Investigation
Friday April 28, 2017, 2:51 PM - (468)

PORTLAND, Oregon - A 16-year-old girl has been rescued and returned to her her family Two men have been arrested. Two weeks ago police found the victim inside a house in the 8500 block of SE Steele Street. Thursday, she was reunited with her family. Three other people in the residence refused to ... [More]

Josephine County Man arrested on sex crimes In Jackson County
Friday April 28, 2017, 12:37 PM - (469)

23 year old Wesley Allen HEALER has been arrested for Sex Abuse I, Rape II and Sodomy I. A felony warrant was issued for his arrest. The original complaint came from 2014 but Healer moved out of Jackson County at the time of the complaint by the juvenile female. In 2016, HEALER moved back to ... [More]

After Challenging Red Light Cameras, Oregon Man Fined $500 for Practicing Engineering Without a Lice
Thursday April 27, 2017, 3:42 PM - (470)

When Mats Järlström's wife got snagged by one of Oregon's red light cameras in 2013, he challenged the ticket by questioning the timing of the yellow lights at intersections where cameras had been installed. Since then, his research into red light cameras has earned him attention in local and nat ... [More]

French Investors Are Betting On The Continued Success Of Oregon's Top Wines
Thursday April 27, 2017, 3:22 PM - (471)

Oregon’s Willamette Valley: Home to some of the finest Pinot Noir in the world, fantastic truffles, excellent restaurants, and…French investors? Oui. There has been an influx of money to Oregon by a veritable flotilla of French investors and wine producers. Which, given the fact that Oregon’s ... [More]

Man Arrested In SW Portland For Pointing a Gun
Thursday April 27, 2017, 1:56 PM - (472)

PORTLAND, Oregon - On Wednesday at 6:22 PM, Portland police responded to a report of a man pointing a gun at passing cars. When police arrived, gunfire was reported near the Capitol Hill Library with the suspect running towards Holly Farm State Park. Police found a suspect armed with a gun, and ... [More]

Trouper Discovers Drugs, Money, Gun On Traffic Stop
Thursday April 27, 2017, 1:45 PM - (473)

MEDFORD, Oregon - On Wednesday at about 5:20 PM, a State Trooper from the Central Point Area Command office stopped a 1999 Chevrolet for a traffic violation. This was on Tahoe on Interstate 5 near the Medford area in Jackson County. The trooper reported later that he say what appeared to be cri ... [More]

Jenkins Road Construction Coming May 8
Thursday April 27, 2017, 1:38 PM - (474)

BEAVERTON, Oregon - The first of a three phase waterline construction project is expected to begin Monday, May 8 in the westbound lanes of Jenkins Rd, between Briggs Rd and Cedar Hills Blvd. The project will connect an existing gap in the city's water system on Jenkins Rd and provide a second water ... [More]

Murdered Woman From Benton County Originally From Russia
Tuesday April 25, 2017, 11:56 AM - (475)

CORVALLIS, Oregon — Prosecutors believe a 27-year-old woman who was shot to death in the Oregon woods arrived in the United States last month from Russia. Police believe she was having an affair with the man who has been charged with her murder. ... [More]

Man accused of sexually assaulting 9-year-old girl
Tuesday April 25, 2017, 11:39 AM - (476)

A suspect in the burglary and sexual assault of a 9-year old girl has been identified through physical evidence. Photos of the suspect are attached, and the Sheriff's Office is seeking tips from the public. Early morning February 26, a man broke into an apartment in the Clackamas Trails complex. ... [More]

Salem City Club Presents: Child Welfare: Global to Local
Tuesday April 25, 2017, 11:31 AM - (477)

The Salem City Club invites you to join us on Friday, May 5, 2017, at the Willamette Heritage Center for "Child Welfare: Global to Local." 

Oregon's Child Welfare system is continually in the news, including stories about the need for foster parents and improved safety for children. What ... [More]

BGHS, Chief Umtuch bands impress at the Pleasant Hill Invitational Jazz Festival
Tuesday April 25, 2017, 11:29 AM - (478)

Jazz Bands from Battle Ground High School and Chief Umtuch Middle School competed at the 42nd Annual Pleasant Hill Invitational Jazz Festival over the weekend and brought home several awards. Each year, about 2,000 students, along with their teachers and families, visit Pleasant Hill to attend the a ... [More]

George Fox student reported missing
Monday April 24, 2017, 3:14 PM - (479)

NEWBERG, Oregon — Newberg-Dundee police are looking for a George Fox University student who has been missing since Saturday night. University students say 21-year-old Daniel Mellers was walking to a convenience store to buy soda. Police obtained information from Mellers' cellphone provider tha ... [More]

Beaverton City Library Hosts Teatro Milagro's Mijita Fridita
Monday April 24, 2017, 2:52 PM - (480)

BEAVERTON, Oregon - Local bilingual theater company Teatro Milagro will present Mijita Fridita on Sunday, May 7, from 3-3:45 p.m. at Beaverton City Library, 12375 SW Fifth St. The play is based on the life of young Mexican artist Frida Kahlo. Presented in English and Spanish, this free production is ... [More]

Man arrested for menacing, pointing a firearm
Monday April 24, 2017, 1:24 PM - (481)

NEWPORT, Oregon - Newport police have arrested a man for pointing a firearm. On April 23, 2017, at 10:15 p.m., a caller stated to police that, during an argument with Brian Matthew Lighthill, age 19 of Seal Rock, Lighthill pulled out a semi-automatic handgun and pointed it at the victims. Po ... [More]

Vancouver cop injured, panhandler also injured and detained
Monday April 24, 2017, 1:11 PM - (482)

VANCOURVER, Washington - At 8:35 pm Sunday evening, Vancouver Police investigated a report of an aggressive panhandler at 6th St and Main St in Vancouver, threatening customers of a nearby bar. Officers found the suspect, an adult male and the suspect and officer had an altercation, Both the pat ... [More]

Oregon Solar Eclipse Gathering Event Approved For August
Sunday April 23, 2017, 10:15 AM - (483)

PRINEVILLE, Oregon — It's official, now more than 30,000 people will be allowed for a music and arts festival that will also be scheduled with a solar eclipse in August. On August 21 a solar eclipse will be visible in the U.S. along a narrow path from Oregon to South Carolina. Cook County comm ... [More]

Prineville Oregon Pastor Sued by Faith Leaders Preaches Forgiveness
Saturday April 22, 2017, 12:14 PM - (484)

PRINEVILLE, David Fisher had prepared on a recent Sunday for the congregation he pastors in Prineville was about a topic he said God told him that it needed to hear: forgiveness. Last October, the congregation at Faithpoint Ministries separated with the Oregon District of the United Pentecostal C ... [More]

Armed, suicidal man shot by West Linn police, dies
Saturday April 22, 2017, 11:54 AM - (485)

WEST LINN, Ore. (KOIN) – An armed and suicidal man was shot by a West Linn police officer and died at the scene Friday night. The incident happened around 10:15 p.m. in the 2100 block of Long Street, West Linn police said in a release. They were called to the neighborhood because of the man, and qu ... [More]

Murder Suspect Charged With Robbery and Shooting in Northeast Portland
Saturday April 22, 2017, 11:40 AM - (486)

PORTLAND, Oregon - On Friday, 22-year-old Stephen Blanchard was arrested and charged with Attempted Murder, two counts of Robbery in the First Degree, and two counts of Assault in the Second Degree. Blanchard's arrest was in connection with a robbery and shooting investigation that occurred on Tu ... [More]

Oregon Drops Several Defenses In $1.4 Billion Timber Lawsuit
Friday April 21, 2017, 10:10 PM - (487)

ALBANY, Oregon — The State of Oregon has conceded that a class action lawsuit seeking $1.4 billion for insufficient timber harvests isn’t blocked by the statute of limitations. The state government has also dropped its argument that county governments and local taxing districts don’t have legal s ... [More]

Partial Hiring Freeze Part Of Oregon Legislative Work Group's 'Cost Containment' Proposal
Friday April 21, 2017, 10:06 PM - (488)

A bipartisan group of Oregon lawmakers unveiled a proposal on Friday to reel in state spending during the upcoming budget cycle. The plan calls for a two-year hiring freeze on "non-essential positions." It also would halt automatic budget increases tied to inflation for services and supplies. Thi ... [More]

Tiny Oregon town for sale
Friday April 21, 2017, 10:02 PM - (489)

This undated aerial photo taken from a drone video and provided by, shows Tiller, Ore. Almost all of the downtown in Tiller, a dying timber town in remote southwestern Oregon, is for sale for $3.5 million and the elementary school is for sale separately for $350,000. The asking p ... [More]

Woman Charged With Manslaughter In Newport Fire
Friday April 21, 2017, 1:17 PM - (490)

NEWPORT, Oregon - On August 5 2016 a fire was reported by phone at the City Center Motel, located at 538 SW Coast Highway, in Newport. While police evacuated motel guests, the fire continued to consume center rooms of the motel. Four guests were taken to Samaritan Pacific Community Hospital, ... [More]

23-year-old man arrested for burglary in Oregon City
Friday April 21, 2017, 1:02 PM - (491)

OREGON CITY - Oregon - Portland Police arrested 23-year-old, William Kelly III on an outstanding Clackamas County Circuit Court arrest warrant. Oregon City Police detectives are investigating Kelly for several Oregon City crimes. Kelly was taken to the Clackamas County Jail from the Multnomah County ... [More]

Suspect Arrested for Attempted Murder
Friday April 21, 2017, 12:50 PM - (492)

PORTLAND, Oregon - On Thursday, at about 7:30pm, 24-year-old Deshaun James Swanger of Milwaukie was arrested by Clackamas County deputies for Attempted Murder. Swanger is a suspect in the Arson fire at Denny's located at 12101 SE 82nd Ave on April 19, 2017. He was arrested and booked at the Cla ... [More]

Woman Struck By Train In Beaverton
Friday April 21, 2017, 12:40 PM - (493)

BEAVERTON, Oregon - A woman who was apparently using her cell phone was hit by a freight train in Beaverton Thursday afternoon.

Cindy Rodriguez, 26, was hit around 3:30 p.m. near the intersection of

Capitol State Park grounds closed April 24 through mid-May
Friday April 21, 2017, 12:09 PM - (494)

SALEM, Oregon - Small portions of the State Capitol State Park grounds will be closed from April 24 through mid-May to accommodate relocation of a set of historic Camperdown elm trees. Access to the capitol building will not be affected. The four trees currently located near the capitol building ... [More]

Increased DUI enforcement in SW Washington
Thursday April 20, 2017, 5:28 PM - (495)

VANCOUVER, Washington - On April 21, 2017, the Vancouver and Battle Ground Police Departments will have additional officers out enforcing DUI laws in an effort to keep drunk, drugged and high drivers off the road. Officers, who are also drug recognition experts, will be among those conducting these ... [More]

Police Ask Help Identifying Shooting Suspect in Josephine County
Thursday April 20, 2017, 5:25 PM - (496)

WOLF CREEK, Oregon - Early morning April 20, 2017, the Oregon State Police SWAT served a search warrant at a home in Wolf Creek and looking for 35 year old Jacy Kevin MCMANUS who had a state wide felony warrant for the shooting that occurred on April 7, 2017 in Wolf Creek. The victim in the shooting ... [More]

Vancouver Chamber Will Host Media Relations Workshop Series for Small Business Month
Thursday April 20, 2017, 5:19 PM - (497)

(VANCOUVER, Wash.) -- The Vancouver Chamber's eight-part workshop series tops the list of community offerings during May's "Small Business Month," as designated by the City of Vancouver. The GVCC's media relations workshops will feature unique marketing content and access to our region's news leader ... [More]

Woman arrested, accused of killing Sunny Valley Man
Thursday April 20, 2017, 4:50 PM - (498)

SUNNYVALE, Oregon - On Wednesday about about 5 PM, police were dispatched to Placer Road in Sunny Valley for a reported shooting. Police found a dead male, and believed the circumstances were suspicious. The Josephine County Major Crime Response Team was activated. Detectives found 54 year old, ... [More]

Traffic Stop near Highway 18 leads to seizure of drugs, money and gun
Thursday April 20, 2017, 1:05 PM - (499)

MCMINNVILLE, Oregon - On Tuesday, at about 3:30pm a State Police officer stopped a 2008 Jeep Liberty regarding a driving complaint on Highway 18 near Highway 99W. The Trooper reported that he saw possible criminal acts and received consent to search the vehicle. About 4 ounces of Cocaine, $7350. ... [More]

Gardening workshop will teach you how to grow produce!
Wednesday April 19, 2017, 11:41 AM - (500)

VANCOUVER, Washington - Growing food cheaply and easily in your own backyard is easier than you think. Join us for an introduction to edible gardening and learn how to grow your own food for (almost) free! We'll provide plenty of tips, tricks, and interactive demonstrations to help take the expense ... [More]