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Report of Man Armed With Gun Near Parkrose High School
Saturday May 18, 2019, 10:30 PM - (1)

Members of the Portland Police Gun Violence Reduction Team (GVRT) are working with the FBI and Parkrose School District officials to investigate the incident that occurred today at Parkrose High School. The subject involved is in custody and is an adult male. He is a student at Parkrose High Sch ... [More]

MINT Operations Result In Drug Arrests
Saturday May 18, 2019, 10:29 PM - (2)

Hood River, Oregon - A series of recent operations by the Mid-Columbia Interagency Narcotics Task Force (MINT) resulted in multiple arrests for possession and distribution of controlled substances. Detectives with the Hood River County Sheriff's Office, operating as part of MINT, conducted a seri ... [More]

Arrested in Hit and Run Involving Bicyclist
Friday May 17, 2019, 5:16 AM - (3)

On Thursday, May 16, 2019, detectives from the Washington County Sheriff’s Office arrested  William Offinga, 55, on one count of reckless driving and one count of felony hit and run related to an incident that happened on May 11, 2019 in rural Washington County, northwest of Forest Grove.

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Man Arrested For Burglary After Being Found Inside a Closed Business
Friday May 17, 2019, 5:14 AM - (4)

LINCOLN CITY, Oregon - On Thursday, May 16th, 2019 at about 2:56 AM, Lincoln City Police responded to the Beach Club Restaurant on a report of a burglary in progress at the location. Lincoln City Dispatch received information from the business owners that they were seeing a male subject inside the c ... [More]

Linn County Sheriff's Office Investigates Shooting
Sunday May 12, 2019, 7:21 AM - (5)

Linn County Sheriff Jim Yon reports that on May 11, 2019 at approximately 5:23 a.m., the Linn County Dispatch Center received a 911 call from Cheri Lyn Olsen, 47, of Sweet Home, who reported her boyfriend had been shot on Wiley Creek Road near Sweet Home. Paramedics from the Sweet Home Fire Dep ... [More]

Citizen tip leads to arrest of Salem man breaking into cars
Sunday May 12, 2019, 7:21 AM - (6)

On 5/10/2019, at approximately 7:20 AM, dispatch received a call from a concerned citizen in the area of NW Oceanview Dr, Waldport. The citizen reported a male subject wearing all black with his hood pulled up, cutting through people’s yards. The citizen identified this as suspicious behavior. While ... [More]

Oregon man suspected of child sex abuse turned himself in after 23 years
Saturday May 11, 2019, 7:08 PM - (7)

PORTLAND, Oregon - Wayne Arthur Silsbee eluded authorities for 23 years. He was wanted by the FBI for "multiple incidents of sexual assault" between September 1995 and April 1996 involving girls between 8 and 10 years old. The FBI said Silsbee knew each of the victims through babysitting for them ... [More]

Assault With Board Sends Victim to Hospital, Suspect Arrested
Saturday May 11, 2019, 7:20 AM - (8)

PORTLAND, Oregon - On Saturday, May 11, 2019 at 1:46 P.M., Central Precinct officers responded to a report of an assault in the area of Northwest 4th Avenue and Northwest Hoyt Street. A victim reported that he was hit in the head by a suspect using two 2-by-4 boards screwed together with the screws ... [More]

David Michael Brown convicted of assault that preceded SW Portland homicide
Friday May 10, 2019, 7:26 AM - (9)

PORTLAND, Oregon - Yesterday, Multnomah County Circuit Court Judge Gregory F. Silver convicted 27-year-old David Michael Brown of one count of assault in the second degree and one count of assault in the third degree. This case is connected to the homicide of 21-year-old Diego Tejeda-Manzo. At tr ... [More]

Shooting Investigation Underway In The Powellhurst-Gilbert Neighborhood
Friday May 10, 2019, 7:24 AM - (10)

On May 9th, 2019, at 10:28 p.m., East Precinct officers responded to an incident, near Southeast 104the Avenue and Southeast Holgate Boulevard, where an adult male had been shot. Officers arrived and located a man who was suffering from at least one gunshot wound. He was transported to a local area ... [More]

Multiple Fires in Newberg
Monday May 6, 2019, 8:54 PM - (11)

Just before 4 p.m. today, an off-duty Tualatin Valley Fire and Rescue firefighter noticed smoke coming from a home on NE Sunny Acres Lane in Newberg as he was driving in the area. He stopped and confirmed that the house was on fire and called 911. With the off-duty firefighter’s detailed size-up, th ... [More]

Police Looking For Man Who Shot Parked SUV
Monday May 6, 2019, 7:21 AM - (12)

On Sunday, May 5, 2019, at 1:09 p.m., Washington County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a report of a shooting in Aloha. Residents of the apartment complex at 18000 SW Shaw Street reported an unoccupied SUV was shot in the parking lot. Deputies identified 21-year-old Miguel Almarez Estrad ... [More]

Shots Fired in Hazelwood Neighborhood, Several Vehicles Struck
Friday May 3, 2019, 8:55 PM - (13)

PORTLAND, Oregon - On Friday, May 3, 2019 at 3:58 P.M., East Precinct officers responded to a report of shots being fired in the Hazelwood Neighborhood. Upon arrival, they located evidence of gunfire in a shopping center parking lot in the 10000 block of Northeast Halsey Street. Several parked cars ... [More]

Depoe Bay Woman killed in crash west of Philomath on Highway 20
Friday May 3, 2019, 8:55 PM - (14)

CORVALLIS, Oregon – On May 3, 2019 at 8:00am, deputies from the Benton County Sheriff’s Office responded to a head-on collision on Highway 20 at Hwy 223, west of Philomath. Catherine Koch, 37, of Depoe Bay, Oregon, was pronounced dead at the scene. Koch was traveling easttbound on Highway 20, ... [More]

Joy Rainville pleads guilty in $178,000 embezzlement case
Friday May 3, 2019, 1:37 AM - (15)

PORTLAND, Oregon - 44-year-old Joy Rainville will be ordered to pay more than $178,000 in restitution following a white collar crimes investigation conducted by the Portland Police Bureau. Earlier this week, Rainville appeared in Multnomah County Circuit Court and pleaded guilty to two counts of ... [More]

Newport Man Found Dead on the Beach in Yachats
Friday May 3, 2019, 1:36 AM - (16)

NEWPORT, Oregon - On May 2, 2019 at approximately 10:15 AM, emergency personal responded to the beach between W. 3rd and W. 4th Streets in Yachats for a report of a deceased male on the beach. Oregon State Police responded and the preliminary investigation revealed a male, by the name, Michael Cl ... [More]

Possible Road Rage in Sellwood-One Male Shot
Friday May 3, 2019, 1:35 AM - (17)

On Thursday, May 2, 2019, at 10:30 p.m., Central Precinct officers responded to the 1800 block of Southeast Umatilla Street on the report of a male who was shot. When officers arrived, they searched for suspects and victims injured by the reported gunfire. Officers located a male adult who was i ... [More]

Shooting in Kerns Neighborhood Leaves One Deceased
Wednesday May 1, 2019, 6:21 AM - (18)

PORTLAND, Oregon - On Sunday morning at about 3:30 AM, Portland police responded to a report of gunfire heard in the Kerns neighborhood. Officers located a man lying on the road in the 3100 block of Northeast Multnomah Street. They requested medical assistance, but the man was determined to be decea ... [More]

Man shoots neighbor then commits suicide; Neighbor lives
Monday April 29, 2019, 6:18 AM - (19)

On April 28 at approx. 12:35PM, in the 2800 block of NE 174th avenue, an ongoing neighbor dispute results in an attempt homicide and a suicide. There is a served protection order between the suspect and the victim naming the victim as the protected person. The suspect walked across the roadway ... [More]

An Ag Science Company Decided to Launch a Cannabis Breeding program. Oregon Growers Revolted
Thursday April 25, 2019, 6:11 AM - (20)

More than 3,000 stem samples contributed by hundreds of Oregon cannabis farmers allowed Phylos Bioscience to map the genome of cannabis plants, each plant a star in a constellation of weed strains. The "genetic galaxy project" made Portland-based Phylos one of Oregon's most prominent cannabis-rel ... [More]

Oregon Senate Approves DNA Testing
Wednesday April 24, 2019, 5:47 AM - (21)

SALEM, Oregon – There have been almost 500 people exonerated nationally because of DNA evidence from people wrongfully convicted of crimes. However, there have been none in Oregon, where the majority of conviction motions for DNA testing are denied by Oregon courts. On Tuesday, the Oregon Senate ... [More]

Oregon judge to block new Trump abortion policy
Wednesday April 24, 2019, 5:40 AM - (22)

SALEM, Oregon — A U.S. judge in Oregon said Tuesday he intends to at least partially block a rule change by President Donald Trump's administration that could cut off federal funding for providers who refer patients for an abortion, though the scope of his decision remains to be seen. U.S. Distri ... [More]

Shooting Investigation Underway In The Glenfair Neighborhood
Wednesday April 24, 2019, 5:29 AM - (23)

PORTLAND, Oregon - Tonight, April 23rd, 2019 at 20:42 p.m., East Precinct officers responded to the intersection of Southeast 146th Avenue and Southeast Stark Street on the report of a woman shot. She is suffering serious injuries and was transported by AMR to a local area hospital. The Gun Viol ... [More]

A Reason To Celebrate 4/20: Recreational Cannabis Now Legal In Ten States And DC
Monday April 22, 2019, 3:50 AM - (24)

In this post-Mueller-report atmosphere, it's a relief for many adult travelers to know that you can now legally celebrate 

Oregon prisons brace for growing population of elderly inmates
Sunday April 21, 2019, 11:20 PM - (25)

Last year, legislative budget-writers asked the Corrections Department to study how much it would cost the state to renovate an old prison in Salem to house elderly inmates. Corrections officials returned to lawmakers last week to present their initial findings. State Sen. Jackie Winters, R-Sa ... [More]

Male arrested after kidnapping bus driver in Vancouver
Sunday April 21, 2019, 11:13 PM - (26)

VANCOUVER, Washington - On April 19, 2019 at approximately 6:06 p.m. Vancouver Police were dispatched to an incident involving a male who boarded a C-Tran bus in the area of NE Covington Rd./NE Fourth Plain Blvd., implied that he had a gun and demanded to be transported to Portland. No gun was seen. ... [More]

8-Year-Old Child Critically Injured when Land Cruiser Hits Tree
Sunday April 21, 2019, 11:08 PM - (27)

CLARK COUNTY - On April 20, 2019 at 0905 hours, Sheriff's Office deputies and EMS personnel were dispatched to the 5300 block of NE Lockwood Creek Road, in northern Clark County. Arriving personnel found that a 1992 Toyota Land Cruiser was westbound on NE Lockwood Creek Road when the vehicle exited ... [More]

Man Dies In Fire From Careless Smoking
Sunday April 21, 2019, 10:56 PM - (28)

PORTLAND, Oregon - At 5:15am, Portland Fire & Rescue crews were dispatched to 6609 SE Taggart St. to a reported house fire. When fire crews arrived, they found fire coming from the front windows of the home. When they entered the structure they immediately located a large hole in the floor just insi ... [More]

Man Arrested After Displaying An Airsoft Pistol
Sunday April 21, 2019, 10:54 PM - (29)

PORTLAND, Oregon - On Saturday, April 20, 2019 at 12:45 P.M. a Portland police was flagged down by a concerned citizen who reported seeing a man holding a black pistol in his hand. The officer found 20-year-old Dennis Robert Spencer with the "gun" nearby. When Spencer saw the officer he began runnin ... [More]

4-year-old Boy in Bethany Falls From Second-Story Window
Wednesday April 17, 2019, 6:56 AM - (30)

WASHINGTON COUNTY - Just before 5 p.m. today, firefighters were dispatched to a neighborhood in the Bethany area on a report of a 4-year-old boy that had fallen from the second-story window of a duplex. TUALATIN, Oregon - Firefighters arrived on scene within minutes to find the boy had landed o ... [More]

Planned Parenthood to March on Capitol for Reproductive Rights
Wednesday April 17, 2019, 6:54 AM - (31)

PORTLAND, Oregon - The statewide political voice for Planned Parenthood will mobilize activists from across Oregon for "Planned Parenthood Advocates of Oregon Day of Action" on Wednesday, April 17th in Salem. Between 11:55am and 12:10pm, about 100 Oregonians will march to the Capitol to advocate for ... [More]

King City Man Sentenced to 20 Years in Prison in Child Sex Abuse Case
Tuesday April 16, 2019, 5:09 AM - (32)

HILLSBORO, Ore.- On April 12, 2019, Victor Roberto Saravia pleaded guilty to four counts of First-Degree Sex Abuse and was sentenced to 20 years in prison by Washington County Judge Ted Sims. Deputy District Attorney Allison Brown prosecuted the case against Saravia. King City Police first began ... [More]

Major Crash Team Activation
Tuesday April 16, 2019, 5:07 AM - (33)

PORTLAND, Oregon - The Major Crash Team (MCT) responded to the area of the 10000 block of Southeast Holgate Boulevard to assist in a fatal traffic crash investigation involving an adult male driver. No other injuries were reported. Traffic was affected in the area from 100th Avenue to 102nd Avenue. ... [More]

Officer Involved in Saturday Nights Shooting
Tuesday April 16, 2019, 5:07 AM - (34)

MILWAUKIE, Oregon - The Milwaukie Police Officer involved in Saturday nights shooting is Officer Daniel Duke. Officer Duke was a police officer for seven years for the City of Rathdrum Police Department in Idaho, prior to his move to Oregon and employment with the Milwaukie Police Department. Whi ... [More]

Fire at a Tualatin Energy Storage Integrator Business
Friday April 12, 2019, 6:22 AM - (35)

At 5:07 p.m. today, Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue crews were dispatched to a report of a fire inside a warehouse in the 20000 block of Southwest 115th Avenue in Tualatin. The first-arriving engine company reported smoke showing from a large roll-up door. An initial report from the business occupa ... [More]

tate requests additional information for Jordan Cove removal-fill permit
Friday April 12, 2019, 6:22 AM - (36)

SALEM, Ore. – The Oregon Department of State Lands (DSL) has requested additional information from Jordan Cove Energy L.P. regarding the Jordan Cove Energy Project removal-fill permit application. DSL has completed review of the approximately 49,000 comments submitted during the comment period f ... [More]

Fatal Crash in Northeast Salem
Wednesday April 10, 2019, 6:21 AM - (37)

SALEM, Oregon - On April 9, 2019 at approximately 6:50 a.m. Salem Police and Salem Fire responded to the area of 17th ST NE and Woodrow ST NE on the report of a vehicle crash. When first responders arrived, they found the driver and lone occupant, Jeremy Bogosian age 31 of Salem, deceased. The pr ... [More]

Man and Woman Arrested in Ryderwood Homicide Investigation
Wednesday April 10, 2019, 6:19 AM - (38)

On April 9th, 2019 Cowlitz County Sheriff’s Office detectives, with assistance from the Centralia Police Department, made two arrests related to the March 18th, 2019 murder of Ryderwood resident Travis Seiber, age 47. Anthony S. Depuisaye-Green, age 26, of Centralia was booked into Cowlitz County ... [More]

Suspect Arrested for Theft of Former Mayor Portrait
Sunday April 7, 2019, 9:00 AM - (39)

PORTLAND, Oregon - On April 6, 2019, at 8:52 A.M., Central Precinct officers arrested a suspect involved in the theft of a portrait of former Mayor Neil Goldschmidt. Since the framed photograph was stolen from the outer entryway of the mayor's office, Central Precinct's Neighborhood Response Team (N ... [More]

SALEM, Oregon - Shooting in south Salem - Update
Friday April 5, 2019, 6:49 AM - (40)

PORTLAND, Oregon - The two year old girl who was shot inside her home last night is still in critical condition at Doernbecher Children’s Hospital. No arrests have been made in the case and the investigation is still on-going. Updates will be released when they become available. ### On April 3 ... [More]

Pedestrian Struck By Car, Seriously Injured in Old Town Neighborhood
Friday April 5, 2019, 6:48 AM - (41)

PORTLAND, Oregon - Tonight at 10:27 P.M., a Central Precinct officer witnessed a pedestrian struck by a vehicle at West Burnside Street and Southwest 3rd Avenue. The officer requested medical attention for the injured pedestrian, who was taken by ambulance to a hospital with serious injuries. After ... [More]

Farmers, hunters spar over elk damage bills
Tuesday April 2, 2019, 5:02 AM - (42)

Legislation aimed at reducing crop damage from elk has pitted Oregon agriculture groups against hunting organizations that say the proposals will allow for irresponsible killing. The state House and Senate are considering bills under which the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife would issue ta ... [More]

Local groups to collect unwanted meds, offer lock boxes
Tuesday April 2, 2019, 4:58 AM - (43)

The No. 1 reason youth misuse prescription drugs is that they are easy to get—often from family and friends’ medicine cabinets. In Washington state, 7 percent of teens are misusing prescription drugs not prescribed to them, according to the 2018 Washington Healthy Youth Survey.

That’s why ... [More]

Ibrahim Seraphin convicted of impersonating a police officer
Tuesday April 2, 2019, 4:58 AM - (44)

Today, Multnomah County District Attorney Rod Underhill announced that 21-year-old Ibrahim Seraphin changed his plea and was convicted of criminally impersonating a police officer and menacing after he pulled out a police-style vest and pointed a replica firearm at two women in southeast Portland. ... [More]

Hit and Run Crash-Non-Life Threatening Injuries to Pedestrian
Saturday March 30, 2019, 9:04 AM - (45)

On Friday, March 29, 2019, at 8:21 p.m., East Precinct officers responded to the report that a pedestrian was struck by a truck at Northeast 122nd Avenue and Multnomah Street. The pedestrian, an adult female, was transported to an area hospital with what are believed to be non-life threatening i ... [More]

Fatal Motorcycle Crash in Camas
Saturday March 30, 2019, 9:03 AM - (46)

On 3/29 at approximately 1930 hrs, Camas Police and Camas - Washougal Fire were dispatched to a single motorcycle accident at the 700 block of NW Lake Rd. Upon arrival, police and fire found the motorcycle operator, a 19 year old Vancouver man, deceased. The cause of the crash is under investigati ... [More]

Portland Nurse Practioner Sentenced to Prison for Drugs
Wednesday March 27, 2019, 8:40 AM - (47)

PORTLAND, Ore.—Former nurse practitioner Julie Ann DeMille, 60, of Portland, was sentenced today to 48 months in federal prison and three years’ supervised release for illegally distributing prescription opioids, filing a false tax return and lying to federal agents. “Our nation is drowning in su ... [More]

Rural Law Enforcement District Meeting Hosted by Sheriff's Office
Wednesday March 27, 2019, 8:32 AM - (48)

The Clatsop County Sheriff’s Office will be hosting a Rural Law Enforcement District Meeting on Tuesday, April 9th, 2019 at 6:00 pm. The meeting will be held at the Jewell School, 83874 Hwy 103, Seaside, OR 97138. The Advisory Board meetings serve as an opportunity for the Sheriff’s Office to brie ... [More]

Transit Police Arrest Man for Criminal Acts on TriMet
Wednesday March 27, 2019, 8:30 AM - (49)

PORTLAND, Oregon - Transit Police arrested 32 year-old Jared Weston Walter for several crimes relating to an incident on March 25, 2019, involving the inappropriate touching of a woman riding on MAX. During the investigation, officers took witness and victim statements. Further investigation rev ... [More]

State's largest veteran resource fair comes to eastern Oregon this summer
Wednesday March 27, 2019, 8:28 AM - (50)

The Fifth Annual Veteran Benefit Expo, the state’s largest veteran resource event, comes to eastern Oregon for the first time this summer. The Expo, which has previously served veterans in Salem, Portland, Redmond and Medford, will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, July 27, at the Pendleton ... [More]

Three armed masked men rob Stanford's restaurant
Monday March 25, 2019, 7:07 AM - (51)

On March 24th, 2019 at about 0420 hours, the cleaning crew at Stanfords restaurant reported being robbed at gun point. One of the cleaning crew employee was getting something from her car when an armed man came out of the bushes wearing a mask and gloves. He was joined by two other masked men. T ... [More]

Driver and Dog Seriously Injured in Rollover Crash in Industrial Northwest Portland
Saturday March 23, 2019, 8:20 AM - (52)

PORTLAND, Oregon - On March 22, 2019 at 6:35 P.M., Central Precinct officers and medical crews were dispatched to the 3800 Block of Northwest Front Avenue on a report of a crash involving a semi and a passenger car. When they arrived, they found a car on its top and a driver and a dog inside with se ... [More]

Otis man menaces family with pistol
Friday March 22, 2019, 5:48 AM - (53)

BEND, Oregon - An Otis man was allegedly menacing family with pistol during dispute over noise while vacationing at Bend resort. On March 21, 2019 at 8:13PM, Deschutes County 911 received a call from a juvenile who reported his father, Michael Spencer of Portland, was fighting with an unknown man ... [More]

Salem Hospital campus locked down after threat
Wednesday March 20, 2019, 9:46 AM - (54)

SALEM, Oregon - On March 19th 2019 at approximately 3:00 PM, the Salem Police Department responded to the Salem Hospital after the hospital received a threatening phone call. The hospital followed their standard procedures and the hospital campus was placed into lockdown. Salem Police Officers ... [More]

Couple wins One Million Dollars in Oregon Lottery
Wednesday March 20, 2019, 9:45 AM - (55)

Salem, Ore. – Steve Seaquist got pinched a lot on St. Patrick’s Day, but it wasn’t because he wasn’t wearing green. “I checked my Raffle ticket Saturday night and realized I’d won,” Seaquist said. “I kept asking my wife to pinch me, because I thought I was dreaming.” Seaquist and his wife Shir ... [More]

A lucky month For Lottery players
Monday March 18, 2019, 8:52 AM - (56)

SALEM, Oregon - Oregon Lottery Win for Life players have reason to celebrate this spring, as three top prizes were awarded in less than a month. The top prize for Win for Life is $1,000 per week for the rest of the life of the winner. Drawings are held on Monday, Wednesday and Saturday at 7:30 p. ... [More]

Death On Interstate 5 In Douglas County
Monday March 18, 2019, 8:51 AM - (57)

The victim in this case has been identified as Edward Lanier (53) of Myrtle Creek, Oregon. Oregon State Police is requesting that anyone who may have seen an altercation between the victim vehicle, a beige 1992 Honda Accord, the suspect vehicle, a late model silver four door sedan (possibly a For ... [More]

Grand jury returns an additional indictment against Seth Thayres and James Cardenas
Wednesday March 13, 2019, 8:55 PM - (58)

PORTLAND, Oregon - Today, Multnomah County District Attorney Rod Underhill announced that a grand jury returned a new indictment against 31-year-old Seth Thomas Thayres and 35-year-old James Enrico Cardenas. Thayres, a former Salem Police officer, was arrested on the warrant by law enforcement on ... [More]

Gresham police Looking for Witnesses of Collision
Wednesday March 13, 2019, 8:53 PM - (59)

GRESHAM, Oregon— Today at approximately 3:30 p.m., two cars were apparently racing when one of the vehicles struck a bicyclist near the 2700 block of West Powell Blvd. The vehicle that hit the bicycle remained at the scene and the driver was cooperative. The other vehicle left the scene. The bicycl ... [More]

Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler says police have been ignoring violent protests
Wednesday March 13, 2019, 1:39 AM - (60)

PORTLAND, Oregon — 23-year-old Donovon Lyle Flippo of Vancouver, Washington, a member of the right-wing Proud Boys group was arrested Tuesday on assault charges. This was a day after Mayor Ted Wheeler complained that law enforcement was basically ignoring violent protests in Portland. Protests ... [More]

Two 'Proud Boys' members indicted on felony assault charges in Oregon
Wednesday March 13, 2019, 1:25 AM - (61)

Two members of the far-right "Proud Boys" group have been have been indicted on felony and misdemeanor assault charges after an alleged attack in Portland, Ore. Oregon Public Broadcasting reported Donovan Flippo, 23, and Tusitala “Tiny” Toese, 22, were indicted on the charges last month. Those in ... [More]

Smoke Legally in Portland, Oregon, at These Cannabis-Friendly Attractions
Tuesday March 12, 2019, 7:33 AM - (62)

While Oregon lawmakers consider several initiatives that would create legal protection for cannabis lounges, getting baked in public is still a no-go, and the state’s Indoor Clean Air Act prohibits smoking of any kind inside places of employment like bars, coffee shops, and hotels. This forces visi ... [More]

Paid Ballot Postage Has High-Profile Support. Can Oregon Afford It?
Tuesday March 12, 2019, 7:22 AM - (63)

Gov. Kate Brown and one of the Legislature’s top budget writers on Monday signaled support for using state money to pay for ballot postage in Oregon — a move officials believe would increase voter turnout in a state that leads much of the nation in voter participation. But in a budget year when c ... [More]

E. Oregon lumber mill gets new life processing animal feed
Tuesday March 12, 2019, 7:21 AM - (64)

HINES, Ore. — The old lumber mill sits at the entrance of Hines, Ore., shuttered since 2006, a mere ghost of the industry that once fueled economic growth in the region. A new owner plans to have the facility humming again, but instead of making wood products, it will use state-of-the-art technol ... [More]

Stabbing at Franklin High School In Portland
Friday March 8, 2019, 6:49 AM - (65)

PORTLAND, Oregon - On Thursday, March 7, 2019, East Precinct Officers responded to a call of someone stabbed at Franklin High School, located at 5405 SE Woodward Street. The stabbing victim was located in the health clinic at the school. The victim is an 18 year-old male student. The victim was ... [More]

PPB Arrests Erratic, Armed Male Near School in Southeast Portland (PHOTO) (Photo)
Thursday March 7, 2019, 8:51 AM - (66)

PORTLAND, Oregon - On Wednesday, March 6, 2019, police entered the Hosford Middle School in the 2300 block of Southeast 28th Place. Multiple callers reported seeing an agitated male who was yelling and appeared to be armed with a hatchet. Additionally, the male was taking his clothing off. Hosford M ... [More]

Man Arrested For negligent discharge of firearm in Yachats
Thursday March 7, 2019, 8:49 AM - (67)

On February 27, 2019 at approximately 7:00 P.M. Deputies with the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office responded to the report of suspicious activity near 2nd St. in Yachats, Oregon. Initial dispatch information reported the possibility that a bullet passed through a residential living room window. Sh ... [More]

Clackamas Community College library Goes Beyond Fake News
Thursday March 7, 2019, 8:48 AM - (68)

OREGON CITY – The news can represent and misrepresent the facts and it can difficult to find accurate information to make decisions for our communities. To help break through the clutter, the Clackamas Community College library has partnered with Oregon Humanities to host a free conversation, “Beyon ... [More]

Jury convicts man for raping, sexually abusing 13 year old autistic child
Tuesday March 5, 2019, 6:43 AM - (69)

PORTLAND, Oregon - oday, Multnomah County District Attorney Rod Underhill announced that a 12-person jury unanimously convicted 29-year-old Abigail Kim of one count of rape in the second degree, one count of sodomy in the second degree and six counts of sexual abuse in the first degree. During th ... [More]

PPB Arrests Suspected Armed Robber in the Kerns Neighborhood
Tuesday March 5, 2019, 6:42 AM - (70)

On Monday, March 4th, 2019, at 9:06 p.m., East Precinct officers responded to the report of an armed robbery at the Walgreens located at 12335 Northeast Glisan Street. Officers arrived at the store and learned the suspect entered the location, brandished a handgun, stole keys, and left the locat ... [More]

Passenger dies in two vehicle crash on Hwy 211
Monday March 4, 2019, 5:59 AM - (71)

On Friday, March 1, 2019 at approximately 4:30 P.M. Oregon State Police Troopers and emergency personnel responded to the report of a two vehicle crash on Hwy 211 near milepost 16. Preliminary investigation revealed that a 2012 Subaru Legacy, operated by Maurice Deets (75) of Colton, was travelin ... [More]

Measles outbreak numbers remain unchanged: 70 confirmed, no suspect cases
Monday March 4, 2019, 5:52 AM - (72)

Clark County Public Health is continuing its measles outbreak investigation and has no changes to report today. Since Jan. 1, Public Health has identified 70 confirmed cases and is not currently investigating any suspect cases. Public Health has not identified any new locations where people may h ... [More]

20 Air Polluters Selected For Review Under 'Cleaner Air Oregon' Program
Saturday March 2, 2019, 5:56 AM - (73)

Twenty companies in Oregon could find themselves facing new limits on air pollution after this year. The state Department of Environmental Quality on Friday released a list of the first phase of companies it is targeting for in-depth reviews under Cleaner Air Oregon, the state’s new program regul ... [More]

Northwest energy supplies tight, consumers asked to conserve electricity
Saturday March 2, 2019, 5:55 AM - (74)

PORTLAND, Oregon - Unseasonably cold temperatures, low stream flows for hydropower production, transmission import constraints and high natural gas constraints are putting pressure on the regional electricity system. BPA is taking steps to increase power supplies and reduce consumer demand to keep t ... [More]

Lake Oswego Police Arrest Suspect for Disorderly Conduct following School Lockout
Saturday March 2, 2019, 5:54 AM - (75)

LAKE OSWEGO, Oregon - On March 1, 2019 at approximately 4:40 PM Lake Oswego Police with the assistance of Newberg Police arrested a 24 year old male, Vasily V. Barbiyera Jr., in his Newberg home. Mr. Barbiyeru. is charged with 1st degree Disorderly Conduct, a class C Felony and is being lodged at th ... [More]

Two Seaside High School students arrested for possession of a firearm
Thursday February 28, 2019, 8:15 AM - (76)

SEASIDE, Oregon – February 27, 2019 – On February 27, 2019, Seaside Police arrested a male juvenile, 14, of Seaside for Unlawful Use of a Weapon, Theft I (firearm), Unlawful Possession of a Firearm, Carrying a Concealed Weapon and Disorderly Conduct II. A second male juvenile, 15, of Seaside was al ... [More]

Drunk kills two men; charged with Involuntary Manslaughter
Thursday February 28, 2019, 8:14 AM - (77)

PORTLAND, Oregon - 35-year-old Harold Blackwolf Jr. of Warm Springs, Oregon, pleaded guilty today to two counts of involuntary manslaughter and one count of possession of a firearm as a convicted felon. According to court documents, on September 28, 2017, Blackwolf was at a friend’s house on the ... [More]

Newberg woman tries to jump off bypass bridge
Thursday February 28, 2019, 8:09 AM - (78)

NEWBERG, Oregon - At about 3:30 PM today, a caller reported a female was attempting to climb over the steel fencing connected to the new Newberg-Dundee by-pass bridge crossing Hwy 18. Police found the woman attempting to jump off and into the traffic below. Police were able to grab the woman and ... [More]

Oregon pushes sweeping climate bill after Democrats win big in 2018
Tuesday February 26, 2019, 5:21 PM - (79)

Fresh off of expanding their legislative majority in Oregon, Democrats in the state ravaged by wildfires have put forward sweeping climate legislation. The 2018 election not only replaced Republican administrations in swing states like Michigan and Wisconsin with Democratic governors eager to ad ... [More]

Governor Brown says automatic voter registration is a phenomenal success
Friday February 22, 2019, 5:18 PM - (80)

SALEM, Oregon - Governor Kate Brown Friday said that Oregon's switch to a system that automatically registers voters a “phenomenal success.” She said the move led to a more diversified electorate in the state as well as an increase in voter registration among minorities. “Registration is a barri ... [More]

Officer-Involved Shooting from January Begins Next Phase of Review
Friday February 22, 2019, 5:10 PM - (81)

On Friday, February 22, 2019, the Multnomah County District Attorney's Office announced that a Grand Jury returned a not true bill regarding the use of force by Portland Police Officer Consider Vosu on January 6, 2019. On Friday, February 22, 2019, Chief Danielle Outlaw and Mayor Ted Wheeler met ... [More]

Grand jury indicts two men, including an off-duty Salem Police officer
Friday February 22, 2019, 5:09 PM - (82)

PORTLAND, Oregon - Today, 31-year-old Seth Thomas Thayres and 35-year-old James Enrico Cardenas have been indicted by a grand jury, reported by Multnomah County District Attorney Rod Underhill. Thayres, a Salem Police officer, appeared in Multnomah County Circuit Court on February 21, 2019 and wa ... [More]

Oregon F-15 Fired Millions Worth Of Missiles Into The Sea Before Emergency Landing
Thursday February 21, 2019, 7:58 PM - (83)

From http://thedrive.com: Yesterday, we reported on an emergency arrested landing made by an Oregon Air National Guard F-15C from the 142nd Fighter Wing. The jet had been in the air for some time before it made its way back to its home base at Portland International Airport and landed via catchin ... [More]

Subject Arrested in Corbett Assault
Thursday February 21, 2019, 7:50 PM - (84)

PORTLAND, Oregon - On Thursday morning, February 21st, at approximately 2:50 A.M., MCSO received a report of an assault on 32600 Block of E Bell RD in Corbett. The caller found the adult female assaulted in her home. Deputies arrived at the house and secured the location. With the scene secured, ... [More]

Large Shop Fire in Lebanon
Wednesday February 20, 2019, 3:03 PM - (85)

The Lebanon Fire District responded to the report of a structure fire at 1046 F Street in Lebanon. Crews arrived on scene to a large shop fully involved. The initial incident commander called for a second alarm to request additional units from neighboring fire districts. Crews immediately began e ... [More]

Hermiston Woman Sentenced to Six Months In Federal Prison For Dealing Fentanyl
Wednesday February 20, 2019, 2:55 PM - (86)

PORTLAND, Oregon – Veronica Rivera, 46, of Hermiston, Oregon, was sentenced today to 6 months in federal prison and 3 years of supervised release for selling fentanyl. According to court documents, in October 2017, the Tactical Diversion Squad of the Drug Enforcement Administration (D ... [More]

Pursuit Suspect Who Crashed Into Gales Creek Arrested
Wednesday February 20, 2019, 2:54 PM - (87)

NORTH PLAINS, Oregon - Earlier this afternoon, North Plains Police Department officers arrested 23-year-old Jeremiah Libbee in Portland. They were assisted by Portland Police Bureau officers. He is being held at the Washington County Jail on charges of third-degree assault, attempt to elude, reck ... [More]

Stabbing in Downtown Portland
Wednesday February 20, 2019, 6:25 AM - (88)

PORTLAND, Oregon - On Tuesday, February 19th, 2019, at 4:35p.m., Central Precinct officers responded to the Greyhound Bus Depot at 550 Northwest 6th Avenue on the report of a subject who had been stabbed. When officers arrived they located an injured adult male. The victim appeared to have been ... [More]

Man injured in Lents Neighborhood Shooting
Wednesday February 20, 2019, 6:24 AM - (89)

On Wednesday, February 20th, 2019, at 3:10 a.m., East Precinct officers responded to the report of a subject shot in the 3600 block of Southeast 82nd Avenue. Officers and medical personnel arrived in the area and located an injured adult male. The injured male was transported by medical personne ... [More]

Man Dies From Single Vehicle Crash Into a Tree
Monday February 18, 2019, 5:56 AM - (90)

On Friday, February 15, 2019, at 6 p.m., Washington County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a single vehicle crash at NW Bronson Road and NW Roseburg Terrace in the community of Bethany. A witness reported seeing a car leave the road and hit a tree. Responding emergency crews had to extricat ... [More]

Man shot and dies at hospital in the Mill Park Neighborhood
Monday February 18, 2019, 5:51 AM - (91)

On Monday, at about 12:35 AM, Gunfire broke out at the Tik Tok Restaurant, located at 11215 Southeast Division Avenue. Police and medical personnel located an injured man who was taken by medical personnel to a Portland hospital for treatment for very serious injuries. He was later pronounced de ... [More]

Missing Girl Found Safe
Sunday February 17, 2019, 7:51 AM - (92)

The missing 13-year-old girl with autism, Arianna Runs Through, has been found safe and has been reunited with family. A social media tip led to locating her at Lloyd Center. The Portland Police Bureau thanks the public, the media, and those on social media who helped look for her. ###PPB### ... [More]

Fatal Crash Outside Harrisburg
Sunday February 17, 2019, 7:51 AM - (93)

Linn County Sheriff Jim Yon reports this morning at 0957 a.m. his deputies investigated a single vehicle fatal motor vehicle crash on Diamond Hill Drive near the intersection of Weatherford Road, east of Harrisburg. The driver of a white 2011 Jeep Patriot was identified as Jamie Michelle Neph ... [More]

Madras Woman Pleads Guilty to Stealing Social Security Payments from Disabled Adults
Wednesday February 13, 2019, 6:32 AM - (94)

EUGENE, Ore.—Tayva Tucker, 41, of Madras, Oregon, pleaded guilty today to one count of theft of government funds for stealing nearly $40,000 in Social Security payments from ten mentally disabled adults. According to court documents, beginning in March 2014, Tucker was employed by a social servic ... [More]

Eugene Man Pleads Guilty to Hate Crime
Wednesday February 13, 2019, 6:31 AM - (95)

EUGENE, Ore.—Benjamin Jaramillo Hernandez, 69, of Eugene, pleaded guilty today to a federal hate crime and illegal possession of ammunition charge arising from a series of progressively more threatening and violent actions targeting St. Mary Catholic Church in Eugene in September 2018. Assistant Att ... [More]

Medicaid long term quality council meets Feb. 13 in Salem
Wednesday February 13, 2019, 6:30 AM - (96)

SALEM, Oregon - The Medicaid Long Term Care Quality and Reimbursement Advisory Council meets from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 13, at the Barbara Roberts Human Services Building, Room 285, 500 Summer St. N.E., Salem. The meeting is open to the public. Agenda items include: public commen ... [More]

Car and Pedestrian accident at Hwy 224/SE Monroe St.
Wednesday February 13, 2019, 6:28 AM - (97)

On 2/12/2019 at approximately 9:00 pm, Milwaukie Police responded to the intersection of Highway 224 & SE Monroe Street in Milwaukie, Oregon regarding a vehicle vs. pedestrian crash. Police learned that 62-year-old Allen Caldwell was driving a Gold Buick Regal, west-bound on SE Monroe Street, and tu ... [More]

Former President of Oregon Foster Care Agency Convicted on Theft, Money Laundering and Tax Evasion Charges
Friday February 8, 2019, 11:23 PM - (98)

PORTLAND, Oregon - A federal jury found Mary Holden Ayala, 59, of Portland, guilty today of stealing nearly $1 million from an Oregon foster care agency, money laundering and filing false personal income tax returns. From at least 2008 to 2015, Ayala, a longtime Portland resident, served as the P ... [More]

Oregon may export marijuana to neighboring states
Friday February 8, 2019, 5:16 AM - (99)

PORTLAND, Oregon — On Thursday the Oregon legislature considered a bill to allow exporting marijuana to neighboring states where pot is also legal. Advocates of the bill say it might give Oregon a way to relieve its oversupply and create its own brand. However, the U.S. attorney for Oregon warne ... [More]

Fatal Hit and Run Investigation in East Portland
Saturday February 2, 2019, 6:13 AM - (100)

On Saturday February 2, 2019, at 12:24 a.m., East Precinct officers responded to the report of a pedestrian struck by a vehicle at Southeast Division Street and Southeast 130th Avenue. The involved vehicle was described as a dark colored SUV that left the area. Officers and medical personnel arr ... [More]

Oregon Is Producing Twice As Much Cannabis As People Are Using
Thursday January 31, 2019, 8:50 PM - (101)

Oregon is producing twice as much cannabis as people are using, according to a new study from the Oregon Liquor Control Commission. And Oregon has been overproducing marijuana for a while — leaving more than six years’ worth of supply sitting on shelves and at farms. On top of that, the Oregon se ... [More]

Suspicious death of 50 year old women in Lake Oswego
Thursday January 31, 2019, 8:48 PM - (102)

On January 30, 2019 at approximately 4:08 PM Lake Oswego Police and fire Departments responded to 4045 Bass Ln. in the River Run development off Childs Road on a medical call. Upon arrival at 4045 Bass Ln. officers found the male resident Michael David Winchester, 52 years old injured and in the gar ... [More]

Fatal police shooting of man in ‘smash the patriarchy’ shirt at Oregon school caught on bodycam
Tuesday January 29, 2019, 8:27 AM - (103)

Two police officers were "legally justified" in the deadly shooting of a parent at an Oregon middle school this month, officials said Thursday, as video of the fatal encounter was released. The Lane County District Attorney's Office said the incident occurred as Eugene police officers Aaron Johns ... [More]

$13M Suit Filed Against Fitness Chain After Oregon Man Dies on Treadmill
Tuesday January 29, 2019, 7:30 AM - (104)

The death of a 62-year-old Oregon man has prompted a $13 million lawsuit filed against a fitness center chain after the man collapsed and died while running on a treadmill. The lawsuit filed last week in Oregon by the man’s wife, claims the 24 Hour Fitness in Portland failed to train the only emp ... [More]

Temporary rules restrict Oregon solar development
Tuesday January 29, 2019, 7:28 AM - (105)

Oregon’s land use regulators have temporarily expanded restrictions on solar arrays on high-value farmland over the objections of advocates who claim they’ll impede development. Solar facilities larger than 12 acres on high-value farmland have required conditional use permits in Oregon, but ambig ... [More]

Corvallis Police Arrest Man for Attempted Sexual Abuse
Tuesday January 29, 2019, 7:22 AM - (106)

At approximately 5:00 AM on January 28th, 2019, Corvallis Police Department Officers were dispatched to the area of NW 11th St and NW Buchanan Ave for woman who reported she was groped by a male while she was out walking. The female victim was able to get away from the male by knocking him to the g ... [More]

Train Vs. Tow truck closes SE Harmony Road at SE Railroad Avenue
Tuesday January 29, 2019, 7:21 AM - (107)

On 1/28/2019 at 6:24 pm, Milwaukie Police responded to the intersection of SE Harmony Road and SE Railroad Avenue regarding a Union Pacific Train Vs. Empire Towing Co. tow truck crash. There were no injuries due to the crash, and the tow truck has been removed from the intersection. At the time o ... [More]

Confirmed case of measles in Multnomah County linked to Washington state outbreak
Saturday January 26, 2019, 9:06 AM - (108)

PORTLAND, Ore. — The Oregon Health Authority has confirmed a case of measles in a resident of Multnomah County. The agency is working with Multnomah, and other Oregon and Washington agencies to notify individuals of their potential exposure and help them take steps to prevent exposing others should ... [More]

VPS announces terms of three-year contract with VAESP
Saturday January 26, 2019, 9:05 AM - (109)

After members of Vancouver Association of Educational Support Professionals voted this evening to ratify a new, three-year contract with Vancouver Public Schools, the district released the basic terms of the agreement. On average, VAESP members will receive total salary improvements of 11.4 perce ... [More]

Man Sentenced to 20 Months in Prison for Sexual Assaulting Horse
Wednesday January 23, 2019, 5:46 AM - (110)

HILLSBORO, Ore.- On January 18, 2019, Washington County Judge Oscar Garcia found Kenneth Lijah Duyck guilty of Sexual Assault of an Animal and Unlawful Use of a Motor Vehicle. Duyck was sentenced to 20 months in prison by Judge Garcia. Deputy District Attorney Sabina Khachaturova prosecuted the case ... [More]

Reza Chehrazi Mardani charged with murder, attempted aggravated murder
Wednesday January 23, 2019, 5:43 AM - (111)

oday, Multnomah County District Attorney Rod Underhill announced that 64-year-old Reza Chehrazi Mardani made his first court appearance in Multnomah County Circuit Court. Mardani is charged with murder, attempted aggravated murder and unlawful use of a weapon. The charging document alleges tha ... [More]

Commissioner Nancy Ide Resigns from Oregon City
Wednesday January 23, 2019, 5:39 AM - (112)

OREGON CITY – The City of Oregon City, regretfully announces the resignation of Commissioner Nancy Ide, effective Friday, January 18, 2019. Commissioner Ide cited, “As a community volunteer, I often give 30+ hours a week to Commissioner duties and as co-chair of the Homeless Solutions Coalition of C ... [More]

One Person Critically Injured in Single Vehicle Crash Early Sunday Morning in Southeast Portland
Wednesday January 23, 2019, 5:39 AM - (113)

Today, January 22, 2019, 29-year-old Nicholas M. Woods was arrested and lodged into the Multnomah County Detention Center in connected with this crash. He was booked on numerous charges including Reckless Driving and Failing to Perform the Duties of a Driver, Serious Injury. Officers are still c ... [More]

Locked And Unloaded: Safe Gun Storage Laws Could Come To Oregon
Friday January 18, 2019, 6:58 PM - (114)

In his Portland, Oregon, home, Austin Meyers stands in front of his gun safe and explains how he stores his ammo, his pistols and his rifle. He puts a cable lock on his matte Glock handgun, about to demonstrate how fast he could unlock it and load a magazine if he had to in an emergency. T ... [More]

Funding Removeal of 17 Mentally Ill Patients Found Improper
Friday January 18, 2019, 6:55 PM - (115)

PORTLAND, Oregon -A non-profit organization who raised concerns helped overturn contractor Kepro's decision to force 17 severely mentally ill patients out of state-funded residential facilities. The Oregon Health Authority had hired the Pennsylvania-based contractor Kepro to review the cases of ... [More]

Made in Oregon: Cannabis Seeds Available at Oregon Dispensaries
Friday January 18, 2019, 6:50 PM - (116)

Growing cannabis is a lot of fun, and if you wish to break free and try your hand at cultivation, a number of breeders are doing the work to make world-class genetics available in seed form through Oregon’s dispensaries. The offerings are impressive and span heritage, Pacific Northwest staples, b ... [More]

Oregon Likely to Become the First in the Nation to Adopt Statewide Rent Control
Friday January 18, 2019, 6:47 PM - (117)

As home and rental prices rise across the country, more and more locales are giving serious consideration to a policy long denounced by economists: rent control. That includes Oregon, which increasingly looks likely to become the first state in the country to adopt rent control statewide. "We are ... [More]

Permalink Robert Lee West sentenced to 23 years in prison for killing his wife
Friday January 18, 2019, 6:20 PM - (118)

PORTLAND, Oregon - Today, Multnomah County District Attorney Rod Underhill announced that 29-year-old Robert Lee West received a 23 year prison sentence for killing Ms. Lila Streeter. Multiple family members of Ms. Streeter addressed the court during Friday’s sentencing. Ms. Streeter’s sisters de ... [More]

Measles outbreak In Vancouver Aea and Flu concerns
Friday January 18, 2019, 6:15 PM - (119)

Vancouver, Wash. – Clark County Council Chair Eileen Quiring declared on Friday a public health emergency in response to the measles outbreak. The process is necessary to ensure Public Health has adequate resources to continue its response. The declaration enables Public Health to have access to ... [More]

Attempt to Elude Suspect Arrested After K9 Track
Friday January 18, 2019, 6:13 PM - (120)

n January 18, 2019 at 2:38 p.m. an alert community member called 911 to report a suspected DUII driver. The community member reported the driver was driving erratically, endangering the other motoring traffic. Beaverton Police officers located the suspected DUII driver near SW Murray/SW 6th in Bea ... [More]

Firefighters control House Fire on Cornelius Pass Road in Multnomah County
Tuesday January 15, 2019, 12:33 AM - (121)

At 2:30 p.m. today, multiple callers to 911 reported a house on fire in the 14000 block of Northwest Cornelius Pass Road, north of Skyline Boulevard in Multnomah County. Firefighters from Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue and Hillsboro Fire & Rescue arrived approximately 10 minutes after being dispatche ... [More]

Erik Paulsen appointed to vacant City Council seat
Tuesday January 15, 2019, 12:29 AM - (122)

Erik Paulsen has been selected to fill a vacant seat on Vancouver City Council. The council made the appointment official with a vote during their Jan.14 meeting. Paulsen will take his oath of office on Jan. 28 at the regularly scheduled city council meeting at City Hall “Thank you to all who app ... [More]

Mother & Son Identified in Aloha Mobile Home Murder-Suicide
Sunday January 13, 2019, 9:44 PM - (123)

PORTLAND, Oregon — The man and woman who were found dead in an Aloha mobile home park have been identified. Deputies were called to the 6900 block of SW 195th at the Pine Ridge Mobile Home Park shortly after 5 p.m. Friday after a family member reported finding a man and woman dead inside of their ... [More]

Bicyclist killed in crash on Hwy 30 - Multnomah County
Sunday January 13, 2019, 8:59 PM - (124)

On Saturday, January 12, 2019 at approximately 1:35 P.M. Oregon State Police and emergency personnel responded to a report of a collision involving a commercial motor vehicle and a bicycle on Hwy 30 near milepost 17 in Multnomah County. Preliminary investigation reveals that a commercial motor ve ... [More]

Mother & child in stroller on crosswalk hit by driver
Sunday January 13, 2019, 8:39 PM - (125)

PORTLAND, Oregon - On Saturday shortly after 1 PM, police found a woman and her 18 month old child had been hit by a car as they used a crosswalk on Highway 101. The child's face was injured requiring medical attention from North Lincoln Fire & Rescue and Pacific West Ambulance. The mother, ident ... [More]

Fatal Crash near Seal Rock
Friday January 11, 2019, 2:18 PM - (126)

On Thursday, January 10, 2019 at about 8:45 pm, Oregon State Police (OSP) Troopers and emergency personnel responded to the report of a two vehicle fatal crash on US Hwy 101 near milepost 152, just south of Seal Rock. Preliminary investigation revealed a blue 2001 Lexus SUV, operated by Patricia ... [More]

Sex Offender Sentenced to 450 Months in Prison
Friday January 11, 2019, 2:17 PM - (127)

HILLSBORO, Ore.- On January 11, 2019, Nicky Lane Nolen was sentenced to 450 months in prison by Judge Oscar Garcia for child sex abuse. Nolen was convicted of Sodomy in the First Degree and eight counts of Sexual Abuse in the First Degree following a jury trial on October 5, 2018. The case invo ... [More]

Child sex crimes investigation results in five-count indictment
Friday January 11, 2019, 2:17 PM - (128)

Today, Multnomah County District Attorney Rod Underhill announced that a five-count indictment against 52-year-old Edward Stanley Rogers (AKA: “Ed Rogers” and “Ed S. Rogers”) was unsealed on January 10, 2019. This case is being investigated by the Gresham Police Department and the Multnomah Count ... [More]

Three Men sentenced for homicide of 17-year-old boy
Tuesday January 8, 2019, 9:38 PM - (129)

PORTLAND, Oregon - Friday, three men pleaded guilty and were sentenced to prison for killing 17-year-old Shawn Scott Jr. Shawn Scott was killed on April 11, 2017, in Portland’s Holladay Park, near Lloyd Center. The homicide happened as Scott was being robbed at gunpoint for his artistic belt. He ... [More]

34-year-old woman killed on sidewalk when motorist leave road
Tuesday January 8, 2019, 3:25 AM - (130)

PORTLAND, Oregon - On Saturday, January 5, 2019, just before 3PM, 34-year-old Rachelle D. Cox, of Portland. was struck by a car that left the road and drove onto the sidewalk, strucking Cox. Preliminary information suggests Cox was walking on a sidewalk next to Northeast Airport Way when the driv ... [More]

Hwy 18 - Newberg/Dundee Bypass closed by crash
Tuesday January 8, 2019, 3:20 AM - (131)

NEWBERG, Oregon - Investigation shows that a 2006 Freightliner pulling two empty tanker trailers, operated by Andres Resendez (52) of Sheridan, was eastbound on the Newberg/Dundee bypass and a 2012 Freightliner pulling two trailers loaded with poultry cages (no poultry), operated by Daniel Green (45 ... [More]

Jorge Beltran gets 12 year prison sentence for attempting to murder three Gresham teens
Friday January 4, 2019, 6:07 PM - (132)

PORTLAND, Oregon - Today, Multnomah County District Attorney Rod Underhill announced 27-year-old Jorge Beltran received a 12 year prison sentence after a jury found him guilty in August 2018 of attempting to murder three people inside a residence on October 14, 2017 in Gresham, Oregon. Trial bega ... [More]

Portland Police Officer Involved Shooting Investigation
Friday January 4, 2019, 4:41 AM - (133)

PORTLAND, Oregon - The Portland Police Bureau continues to investigate a domestic violence incident and officer involved shooting that occurred during the evening of Wednesday, January 2, 2019. The involved member has been identified as Officer Onest Robert, a six-year-veteran of the Bureau. The off ... [More]

Police want help Locating Missing Gresham Man
Friday January 4, 2019, 4:39 AM - (134)

Gresham, Oregon – Gresham Police is asking for the public’s assistance in locating a missing 61-year-old man with a past traumatic brain injury. James Reynolds was last seen on foot today around 6 p.m. near 181st Ave. and Stark St. Reynolds has red hair, blue eyes, is approximately 6-feet-2-inches t ... [More]

Governor Brown Supports Tighter Drunk-Driving Laws
Friday January 4, 2019, 4:38 AM - (135)

SALEM, Oregon - Governor Kate Brown has endorsed proposed laws to lower Oregon’s drunk-driving limit. Brown said she believes society will soon limit driving after consuming any amount of alcohol. Brown she would help Senate President Peter Courtney pass legislation to lower the current .08 perce ... [More]

Portland, Oregon hotel fires two after police eject black guest from lobby
Sunday December 30, 2018, 5:30 AM - (136)

An Oregon hotel said it had fired two employees for “mistreatment” of a black guest who was talking on his phone in the lobby when he was asked to leave.

Jermaine Massey accused the Do ... [More]

Grants Pass man killed in two vehicle crash in Josephine County
Sunday December 30, 2018, 5:24 AM - (137)

GRANTS PASS, Oregon - On Saturday, December 29, 2018, at approximately 9:37 A.M.. Oregon State Police and emergency personnel responded to a two vehicle crash on Hwy 238. Police say that a Subaru Forester, operated by 34-year-old Eric Maddox of Grants Pass swerved to avoid a deer crossing the roa ... [More]

Motorcyclist Seriously Injured in Portland
Sunday December 30, 2018, 5:19 AM - (138)

PORTLAND, Oregon - On Saturday evening at 9:35 PM a crash involving a motorcyclist sent police and emergency medical responders found an adult mane lying on the roadway with serious injuries. He was taken to an area hospital by ambulance for life-threatening injuries. Police say they believe the ... [More]

Oregon hotel employees who called cops on black guest put on leave
Friday December 28, 2018, 6:20 AM - (139)

Two employees accused of racially profiling a black guest in the lobby of a Hilton DoubleTree Hotel in Oregon are on leave Friday morning. The hotel apologized a second time to Jermaine Massey, who in widely shared Instagram videos claimed he was targeted for "calling his mother while black." Mas ... [More]

Man Sentenced to Prison for Raping 13-year-old girl
Friday December 28, 2018, 6:16 AM - (140)

HILLSBORO, Oregon - On December 18, 2018, Judge Charles Bailey sentenced Robert Alan Stewart to 75 months in prison after he pleaded guilty to Rape in the Second-Degree. This case began in 2013, when Stewart met his female victim online. He was 27-years-old at the time but claimed to be 19. His v ... [More]

Two people killed in auto crash on Hwy 22W in Polk County
Friday December 28, 2018, 6:13 AM - (141)

On Thursday, December 27, 2018 at approximately 12:58 pm, Oregon State Police Troopers and emergency personnel responded to the report of a motor vehicle crash on Hwy 22W near milepost 8. Preliminary investigation revealed that a motorcycle, with attached side car, was traveling eastbound on Hwy ... [More]

Woman killed by train identified
Friday December 28, 2018, 5:56 AM - (142)

On Thursday, December 27, 2018 at approximately 2:20 pm, Salem Police officers responded to the area of Marion St NE and 12th St NE on the report of an adult female being struck by a southbound Union Pacific freight train. The female, identified as Michelle Manis age 46 of Salem, was found deceased ... [More]

Oregon Mountain roads To Get 16 To 24 Inches Of Snow Over Christmas
Friday December 28, 2018, 3:41 AM - (143)

Christmas travel will into the mountains, if you dare, may be exciting as well as dangerous for anyone driving Oregon's high mountain passes or even to the Oregon Coast this year. Snow storms may drop 12 to 24 inches of snow onto Cascade Range between the Willamette Valley and Bend, and a limite ... [More]

Deputies rescue occupant of overturned boat on Siletz river
Thursday December 27, 2018, 3:32 AM - (144)

NEWPORT, Oregon - On Saturday, Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office Deputies found a drifting boat in the Siletz River. A boat had gone downstream and was now on the riverbank somewhere between Hehe Illahee boat ramp and Mill Park boat ramp. A power boat was dispatched Siletz Valley Fire Department ma ... [More]

Oregon hemp industry poised for big growth after feds sign off
Saturday December 22, 2018, 12:58 AM - (145)

Hemp now has something marijuana doesn’t: federal approval. A provision of the $867 billion farm bill Congress approved this week removes hemp from the list of federally controlled substances and treats the low-THC version of the cannabis plant like any other agricultural crop. If President Donal ... [More]

Standing water warning during morning commute in Portland
Friday December 21, 2018, 12:16 AM - (146)

PORTLAND, Oregon – The Portland area and the Northwest has a strong windstorm warming, one of the strongest of the season so far. It's expected to bring strong winds with utility damage and power interruptions, as well as a heavy flood watch. Overnight, the storm is expected to increase in inte ... [More]

Tigard Man Hit By Car In Crosswalk
Tuesday December 18, 2018, 12:03 AM - (147)

TIGARD, Oregon - Just before 5 p.m. on Monday, December 17, a man was attempting to cross Hall Blvd. in Tigard in a crosswalk and was struck by a car. The incident occurred in the area of a Fanno Creek Trail pedestrian crossing spanning Hall Blvd., just south of Tigard City Hall. The pedestrian was ... [More]

Could Oregon Become the First State to Ban Single-Family Zoning?
Saturday December 15, 2018, 2:58 AM - (148)

Legislation being drafted in Oregon could become the nation's most dramatic effort to address the housing shortages and economic and racial segregation caused by zoning restrictions. Rep. Tina Kotek (D-Portland), speaker of the Oregon House, is drafting legislation that would end single-family zo ... [More]

Forecast For Heavy rain and potential floods
Saturday December 15, 2018, 2:39 AM - (149)

PORTLAND, Oregon - As heavy rains move into the Northwest beginning Sunday, Pacific Power reminds its customers and the public to take precautions to stay safe and comfortable. “We work hard to prevent outages, but heavy rain and wind make it difficult to predict when and where an outage will hap ... [More]

Multnomah County jury convicts former substitute teacher of sexual abuse
Saturday December 15, 2018, 2:03 AM - (150)

PORTLAND, Oregon - Today, Multnomah County District Attorney Rod Underhill announced that upon the conclusion of a nine-day trial, a jury convicted 54-year-old Dale Arnold Buckendahl of sexual abuse in the first degree. At trial, the state presented evidence to show that in 2008 the defendant was ... [More]

New Beaverton Medical and Dental Office Opens
Wednesday December 12, 2018, 3:10 PM - (151)

PORTLAND, Oregon – Kaiser Permanente opens its new Beaverton Medical and Dental Office. The new facility is our vision for the future of health care: person-centered care for body, mind and spirit, powered by innovation. The three-floor, 90,000-square-foot facility replaces the current Beaverton ... [More]

Clackamas Community College lands Metallica grant
Wednesday December 12, 2018, 3:07 PM - (152)

OREGON CITY – Thanks to the band Metallica, Clackamas Community College (CCC) is moving more heavy metal into its career technical education programs. The college is one of 10 recipients of a $100,000 grant from the Metallica Scholars Initiative, funded by Metallica’s All Within My Hands Foundati ... [More]

Jefferson County Deputy Charged With Raping Woman
Wednesday December 12, 2018, 2:10 AM - (153)

On October 15, 2018, detectives assigned to the Washington County Sheriff’s Office Violent Crimes Unit received information regarding an intimate video that had been posted on the internet without the consent of a person in it. During the investigation, detectives learned that from July of 2014 t ... [More]

12 apartments Evacuated in Hillsboro Attic Fire
Monday December 10, 2018, 2:03 AM - (154)

HILLSBORO, Oregon - At 4:30 Friday afternoon Hillsboro Fire Department Station 6 was dispatched to a commercial fire at the Commons at Verandas Apartments on NE Overlook Drive. Firefighters on Engine 6 arrived to find smoke coming from the attic of a group of twelve apartments, the smoke alarms s ... [More]

Officer-Involved Shooting in Northeast Portland's Sullivan's Gulch Neighborhood
Saturday December 8, 2018, 2:01 AM - (155)

PORTLAND, Oregon - The investigation into this evening's officer-involved shooting is continuing and expected to keep the Hollywood Fred Meyer and Starbucks closed the rest of the evening. The Portland Police Bureau's Homicide Detail and East County Major Crimes Team are conducting the investigation ... [More]

Vehicle Crash Closes Lancaster
Saturday December 8, 2018, 2:00 AM - (156)

A single vehicle crash has closed Lancaster Drive SE between State Street and Mahrt Street SE. A vehicle has struck a power pole causing it to fall across Lancaster. No one was injured in the crash and the driver is cooperating with deputies. Power is out to the area affecting some 2600 PGE customer ... [More]

Salem Log train derailment closes many streets
Wednesday December 5, 2018, 4:04 AM - (157)

SALEM, Oregon - A train hauling logs derailed near Front Street NE and Hood Street Tuesday night. Railroad crews were able to decouple the derailed cars from the rest of the train. This allowed the locomotive and numerous cars to continue on out of Salem, opening Commercial St Ne, Liberty St NE and ... [More]

Animal rights activists plan rally outside Oregon Zoo over Lily the elephant's death
Monday December 3, 2018, 5:47 AM - (158)

PORTLAND, Ore. – Portland residents and the animal rights activists are planning to rally at the Oregon Zoo entrance Saturday evening to protest zoo animal captivity after Lily the elephant died Thursday. The rally and vigil is scheduled to begin at 5 p.m. outside the Oregon Zoo. Activists p ... [More]

Oregon Attorney General Approves Psilocybin Ballot Measure Language
Saturday December 1, 2018, 6:25 AM - (159)

Oregon officials have certified the ballot title for a proposal to let licensed medical professionals administer psilocybin, the main active ingredient in psychedelic mushrooms, for therapeutic purposes. If approved by voters, the state would be the first in the U.S. to allow legal use of the substa ... [More]

Ashland police wrongfully arrest African-American man
Thursday November 29, 2018, 6:16 AM - (160)

Ashland police say they’re in the midst of determining why officers arrested an innocent African-American man following a disturbance at an Ashland store Monday evening. The 20-year-old was held in the Jackson County Jail Monday overnight on a harassment charge that falsely accused him of making ... [More]

Medford Man Dies in Eastern Oregon Prison
Thursday November 29, 2018, 6:06 AM - (161)

MEDFORD, Oregon - A Medford man with a history of at least 15 DUII charges died Friday at an Eastern Oregon prison. Darrick William Roberts, 53, died in a hospital near the Snake River Correctional Institution in Ontario, where he had been incarcerated, Oregon Department of Corrections officials ... [More]

Napa Valley Winery and Oregon Winemakers Feud Over Pinot Labeling Rights
Thursday November 29, 2018, 5:52 AM - (162)

Pinot noir is one of the finickiest grapes, but with proper nurturing it produces an amazing wine. Officials in Oregon and at a U.S. government agency are similarly finicky, and are stomping on a California winery’s claims that it makes an Oregon pinot. Copper Cane, a Napa Valley, California, win ... [More]

Ridgefield School District Bond Measure Set for February 12 Ballot
Thursday November 29, 2018, 5:46 AM - (163)

Wednesday, November 28, 2018 – Ridgefield, WA – On Tuesday, November 27, Ridgefield School District’s board members voted in favor of putting a $77 million bond issue up for a vote on February 12, 2019.  If approved by the voters, the bond proceeds, along with approximately $15 m ... [More]

Bloody Trail Leads To One Person Injured in Northwest Portland
Thursday November 29, 2018, 5:44 AM - (164)

On Wednesday, November 28, 2018, at 8:42 p.m., Central Precinct officers responded to the report of shots fired in the area of the 300 block of Northwest 20th Avenue. Officers arrived in the area and spoke to witnesses who reported hearing several gunshots in the area. Officers conducted an area ... [More]

Oregon State Trooper Shot 12 Times Files $30M Lawsuit
Wednesday November 28, 2018, 5:45 AM - (165)

PORTLAND, Oregon — An Oregon State Police trooper is suing Washington County's 911 Center over what they say was mishandling of a call that ended with him shot 12 times. Nic Cederberg and Hayley Shelton filed the federal lawsuit in Portland Monday. Cederberg's lawsuit claims Washington County ... [More]

Man Arrested for Financing Homes Used to Grow marijuana
Wednesday November 28, 2018, 5:43 AM - (166)

PORTLAND, Oregon — A man was sentenced to a year and a half in federal prison for hiding pot growth in specially constructed homes. 65-year-old Yim Sun Chan pleaded guilty in May to conspiracy to manufacture pot. He was sentenced Tuesday. Chan paid cash for the homes and had accomplices modify ... [More]

Fossil fuel consumption has damaged Oregon's marine waters
Wednesday November 28, 2018, 5:39 AM - (167)

PORTLAND, Oregon — An environmental group is suing the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, alleging that fossil fuel consumption has damaged Oregon's marine waters by causing ocean acidification that's killing off shellfish. A lawsuit filed Tuesday in U.S. District Court in Portland by the Ce ... [More]

Pharmacist accused of placing hidden cameras to record naked females
Wednesday November 28, 2018, 5:38 AM - (168)

Multnomah County District Attorney Rod Underhill announced a 71-count indictment was unsealed after 34-year-old Johnny Tuck Chee Chan appeared in Multnomah County Circuit Court. Chan was arrested on November 26, 2018 by members of the United States Marshals Service Fugitive Task Force in the 9900 ... [More]

Fatal vehicle crash on Hwy 101 In Coos County
Wednesday November 28, 2018, 5:35 AM - (169)

On Tuesday, November 27, 2018 at approximately 1:00 P.M. Oregon State Police and emergency personnel responded to a two vehicle crash on Hwy 101 near milepost 229. Preliminary investigation shows that a Honda Accord, operated by Ashley Ridenour (31) of Reedsport, was traveling southbound on Hwy 1 ... [More]

Head on crash Hwy 199 In Josephine County
Monday November 26, 2018, 6:30 AM - (170)

On Friday, November 23, 2018 at approximately 7:20 pm, Oregon State Police Troopers and emergency personnel responded to the report of a two vehicle crash on Hwy199 near milepost 22 near Selma, OR. Preliminary investigation revealed that a white 2005 Toyota Corolla, operated by Briana Varela (27) ... [More]

Man Flees from Police in a Stolen car
Monday November 26, 2018, 6:26 AM - (171)

PORTLAND, Oregon - On Saturday, November 24, 2018, at 10:58 p.m., officers assigned to the Portland Police Bureau Tactical Operation Division's Gang Enforcement Team observed a vehicle traveling at a high rate of speed on Southeast Division Street near Southeast 139th Avenue. Officers observed t ... [More]

Arrest After Suspect Fires Gun During Domestic Violence Investigation
Monday November 26, 2018, 6:25 AM - (172)

PORTLAND, Oregon - On Sunday, November 25, 2018, at 5:03 p.m., East Precinct officers responded to a residence in the 5000 block of Southeast 118th Avenue on the report of a domestic violence assault. When officers arrived on scene, they contacted the victim of the domestic violence assault, as ... [More]

Oregon collecting more marijuana tax money than expected
Friday November 23, 2018, 9:26 AM - (173)

SALEM — Oregonians are buying more legal pot than expected. That means they are also poised to pay more taxes on it — about $12.5 million more in the current budget than state economists projected several months ago. The average price of a gram of cannabis on the retail market has dropped from ... [More]

Portland Police Officers on Leave After Man Dies at Hospital
Friday November 23, 2018, 9:23 AM - (174)

PORTLAND, Oregon — A man restrained by Portland police died at a hospital. The officers are on paid leave while an investigation takes place. The incident started Thursday night with reports of a person yelling and running in the streets. When Portland State University officers found the man, ... [More]

Passenger dies in single vehicle crash on icy roads - Klamath County
Friday November 23, 2018, 9:21 AM - (175)

Oregon State Police report that on Wednesday, November 21, 2018 at approximately 10:37pm, State Troopers responded to Hwy 140W for a single vehicle rollover crash. Investigation reveals that a 2006 Ford F250, operated by Andres Mares (19) of Klamath Falls, was traveling east on Hwy 140W when he l ... [More]

Death Investigation After Subject Transported to Area Hospital
Friday November 23, 2018, 9:20 AM - (176)

On Thursday, November 22, 2018, at 8:19 p.m., Central Precinct Officers and Portland State University Police Department Officers responded to perform a welfare check near Southwest 6th Avenue and Southwest Mill Street on multiple reports of a subject yelling and running in the streets. Portland ... [More]

First-ever Oregon dinosaur bone found by scientists
Monday November 19, 2018, 4:01 AM - (177)

University of Oregon scientists have found the first confirmed dinosaur bone in Oregon, Fox 12 Oregon reports. The toe bone belonged to a plant-eating, bipedal dinosaur known as an ornithopod and is estimated to date back 103 million years to a geological period that also gave rise to Tyrannosaur ... [More]

Woman Arrested In Saturday Night Robbery, Carjacking
Monday November 19, 2018, 3:54 AM - (178)

PORTLAND, Oregon - 39-year-old Shirene Nicole Singh was arrested and taken to the Multnomah County Jail on a charge of Robbery in the First Degree. On Saturday, November 17, 2018, at 8:42 p.m., officers assigned to North Precinct and the Tactical Operation Division's Gang Enforcement Team responded ... [More]

Stabbing in Portland's Eliot Neighborhood
Monday November 19, 2018, 3:42 AM - (179)

PORTLAND, Oregon - On Sunday, November 18, 2018, at 2:07 p.m., North Precinct officers responded to Northeast 2nd Avenue and Northeast Schuyler Street on the report that of a person suffering a stab wound was at a nearby business. Officers and emergency medical personnel arrived and located an ... [More]

Portland police report weapons at demonstrations
Sunday November 18, 2018, 5:20 AM - (180)

A small protest called #HimToo organized by the far-right group Patriot Prayer was met by hundreds of counter-protesters in Portland on Saturday, CBS Portland affiliate KOIN reports. The protests were meant to be peaceful, but clashes began as the groups started to disperse. Portland police said ... [More]

Mayor Ted Wheeler says he can't wait until his term as mayor is over
Sunday November 18, 2018, 4:56 AM - (181)

On Thursday, after finishing a speech at the Oregon Health Forum in which he was heckled, Wheeler mumbled, “I can’t wait for the next 24 months to be over,” indicating he may not seek re-election. "If you know me, you know I mutter quite a bit,” Wheeler said in a statement issued later in the day ... [More]

Oregon Welfare Workers Allowed Boy In Dangerous Home
Sunday November 18, 2018, 4:49 AM - (182)

PORTLAND, Oregon — A man pled guilty to repeatedly injuring his 7-year-old son after state child welfare workers placed the boy in his custody despite his lengthy history of domestic violence and an order barring him from seeing his two younger sons. The Oregonian/OregonLive reports Robert Lamb p ... [More]

Massive Bird Death in Hillsboro
Sunday November 18, 2018, 4:46 AM - (183)

HILLSBORO, Oregon — Oregon authorities are looking into a mass bird death in the Hillsboro area. A red-tailed hawk, bald eagle, and many red-winged blackbirds and European starlings were found dead in a field in Hillsboro a few days ago. A few birds have been taken to a U.S. Fish and Wildlife ... [More]

Six People Arrested in Portland Demonstration
Sunday November 18, 2018, 4:43 AM - (184)

PORTLAND, Oregon - On Saturday, November 17, 2018, during protest events near Terry Schrunk Plaza and Chapman Square Park, six people were arrested. The General Services Administration, the federal agency responsible for Terry Schrunk Plaza, approved a permit for a group to use the plaza today. ... [More]

Stabbing Investigation in Portland's Old Town/Chinatown
Sunday November 18, 2018, 4:40 AM - (185)

PORTLAND, Oregon - On Saturday, November 17, 2018, at 5:27 p.m., Central Precinct and Transit Division officers responded to the report of a stabbing near Northwest 6th Avenue and Northwest Irving Street. Officers and emergency medical personnel arrived and located an adult male with an injury o ... [More]

25-year-old Dead in Head-on Crash, Five Others Injured
Sunday November 18, 2018, 4:39 AM - (186)

CORNELIUS, Oregon - On Saturday, November 17, 2018, at 7:00 p.m., Washington County Sheriff’s Office deputies serving the City of Cornelius responded to a head-on crash at Tualatin Valley Highway and NW 341 Avenue. Deputies found a 2015 Dodge Challenger Hellcat had been driving west on Tualatin V ... [More]

Hate Crime On The Rise In Oregon, But Possibly More Than Data Show
Thursday November 15, 2018, 4:58 PM - (187)

Every year, the Federal Bureau of Investigation releases national hate crime statistics. According to that data, hate crimes in Oregon are up by 40 percent from 2016 to 2017. But there are limits to the data. Of the 214 Oregon agencies that participate in the FBI’s hate crime tracking progr ... [More]

OREGON ADDS 4,600 JOBS IN OCTOBER
Thursday November 15, 2018, 12:36 PM - (188)

Oregon employers added 4,600 jobs in October. New data from the State of Oregon Employment Department said the seasonally adjusted nonfarm payroll numbers follow a revised gain of 4,700 jobs in September. Economist David Cooke said monthly gains were widespread with nine of the top thirteen indus ... [More]

Tigard Homeowner Confronts and Shoots Intruder
Thursday November 15, 2018, 11:58 AM - (189)

TIGARD, Oregon - Just after 7:15 AM today, a 9-1-1 call alerted Tigard Police that an intruder was attempting entry into a residence located at 11075 SW Sage Terrace in Tigard. The caller advised the police dispatcher that he confronted the suspect and a gun was discharged. Tigard Police were on-sce ... [More]

St. Charles Health System removes gender designation from patient ID bracelets
Thursday November 15, 2018, 9:40 AM - (190)

BEND, Oregon – A hospital in central Oregon has made a small change that represented a huge difference for its transgender patients: It removed the gender designation from patient identification bracelets. The Bulletin newspaper in Bend reports the St. Charles Health System adopted the change las ... [More]

Jeff Merkley pushes for Oregon law change to run for both Senate and president in 2020
Thursday November 15, 2018, 9:38 AM - (191)

Longtime Sen. Jeff Merkley is reportedly seeking a change to Oregon’s laws that would allow him to simultaneously run for president and re-election to the Senate in 2020. “Sen. Merkley has been approached by Oregonians who have expressed interest in changing the law,” spokesman Ray Zaccaro told t ... [More]

Oregon Affected By Wildfires in California that killed 50
Thursday November 15, 2018, 5:42 AM - (192)

SALEM, Oregon - Oregon is starting to see more affects from the massive wildfires burning in California. The DEQ Air Quality Index Map shows the air quality is in the moderate range this morning, up and down the Willamette valley. Earlier this morning Portland reached the “Unhealthy For Sensitive Gr ... [More]

Man sentenced after raping a 14-year-old Portland girl
Thursday November 15, 2018, 3:45 AM - (193)

PORTLAND, Oregon — Man convicted of raping a 14-year-old Portland girl has been sentenced to more than two years in Oregon prison after a sexual assault kit linked him to the crime 49-year-old Chanh Van Tran was sentenced Tuesday after he pleaded guilty last week to third-degree rape and third-d ... [More]

More than $1 million in unclaimed prizes expire soon
Monday November 12, 2018, 3:47 PM - (194)

November 5, 2018 - Salem, Ore. – With each Powerball drawing many Oregonians win prizes that aren’t the large jackpot prize. Last November, two lucky Powerball players in Portland, were amongst these Oregonians, with each winning significant non-jackpot prizes. However, more often than people would ... [More]

Detained asylum seekers in Oregon file federal lawsuit
Sunday November 4, 2018, 3:20 AM - (195)

PORTLAND, Oregon — Two federal prisoners who had sought asylum in Sheridan have filed a lawsuit charging the Trump administration had violated various religious protections. Gurpreet Singh and Pachattar Singh filed a federal lawsuit Thursday saying they weren't allowed to follow customs of their ... [More]

Shooting Investigation Early Saturday in Portland's Montavilla Neighborhood
Sunday November 4, 2018, 3:14 AM - (196)

PORTLAND, Oregon - Yesterday at 2:36 AM, Portland police responded to a residence in the 700 block of Southeast 88th Avenue on the report of a disturbance involving gunfire. Officers arrived at the scene and contacted multiple people with information about a disturbance. During the initial inves ... [More]

Highway 22 westbound from Edgewater exit to Rosemont exit closed
Sunday November 4, 2018, 3:12 AM - (197)

Highway 22 westbound will be closed between the Edgewater exit and the Rosemont exit as police investigate a crash involving a pedestrian at that location. ... [More]

Two Firearms Seized After Shooting Suspect Arrested Friday Morning
Saturday November 3, 2018, 12:54 AM - (198)

PORTLAND, Oregon - Early Friday morning , police served multiple search warrants in connection with a shooting investigation that began in early October. Search warrants were served at residences in the 4300 block of North Kerby Avenue and the 7300 block of Southeast Claybourne Street. During th ... [More]

Man Sentenced to 17 Years in Deadly Portland Shooting
Friday November 2, 2018, 7:16 AM - (199)

PORTLAND, Oregon — An Oregon man convicted in a deadly shooting in Portland's Old Town was sentenced to 17 years in prison. On Thursday, Thomas Dorris pleaded guilty last month to first-degree manslaughter, third-degree assault and being a felon in possession of a firearm. Back in June 2016, D ... [More]

Impaired Driver Captured by Beaverton K-9 After Fleeing Crash
Friday November 2, 2018, 7:10 AM - (200)

On Thursday, November 1, 2018, at 5:47 a.m., Washington County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a vehicle crash at the intersection of Southwest Bald Peak Road and Southwest Laurelwood Road in unincorporated Washington County. As a deputy was arriving, a black 2011 Chevrolet Camaro, with si ... [More]