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Students and statewide emergency officials schedule inundation walk for Seaside
Friday September 13, 2019, 7:13 PM - (1)

SEASIDE, Oregon – Late last fall, students from Seaside High School and the Seaside High School Associated Student Body (ASB) approached the Seaside City Council about a tsunami awareness project they had been working on. The project, “Don’t Catch This Wave,” was designed to raise awareness about t ... [More]

Burglary Suspect with Gun Captured After Foot Pursuit
Sunday September 8, 2019, 7:26 AM - (2)

PORTLAND,Oregon - On Friday, September 6, 2019 at 2:07 a.m., East Precinct officers were dispatched to a report of an alarm to a business in the 4900 block of Southeast Foster Road. When the officers arrived, they found a man trying to defeat the front door lock using a powder-actuated concrete fast ... [More]

33-year-old woman killed in Jeep crash
Sunday September 8, 2019, 7:25 AM - (3)

On Saturday, September 7, 2019 at approximately 4:11 A.M. Oregon State Police Troopers and emergency personnel responded to the report of a single vehicle crash on Hwy 50. Preliminary investigation revealed that a Silver 2003 Jeep Grand Cherokee, operated by Jessica Harris (33) of Tulelake, CA. w ... [More]

Suspect Arrested in Attempted Murder Investigation
Sunday September 8, 2019, 7:23 AM - (4)

Detectives with the Cowlitz County Sheriff's Office initiated an investigation after receiving information that Dawn Renee Rolfe, 54, Kalama, was planning to murder her estranged husband and two other subjects. A witness came forward to report Rolfe had been surveilling the intended victims, had pl ... [More]

Juvenile Injured by Gunfire in St. Johns Neighborhood
Tuesday September 3, 2019, 9:23 AM - (5)

PORTLAND, Oregon - The Portland Police Bureau is investigating after a 15-year-old male suffered injuries from a shooting in the St. Johns Neighborhood. On Tuesday, September 3, 2019 at 1:44 a.m., North Precinct officers were called to Pier Park on a report of gunshots being heard. In the 9600 Block ... [More]

Man accused of delivering methamphetamine to minor, raping her
Tuesday September 3, 2019, 9:20 AM - (6)

PORTLAND, Oregon - Today, Multnomah County District Attorney Rod Underhill announced the filing of an eight-count indictment against 57-year-old Paul Hamilton who is accused of raping a child under the age of 14 and endangering her welfare by delivering methamphetamine to her. On August 30, 2019 ... [More]

$100,000 Scratch-it win will help developmentally disabled
Friday August 30, 2019, 10:38 AM - (7)

August 30, 2019 - Salem, Ore. – Nicole Zurfluh of McMinnville won $100,000 playing the Oregon Lottery $10 Dragon Riches Scratch-it she purchased in McMinnville. Zurfluh, a mother of four who also operates a home for developmentally disabled adults, said she occasionally plays Oregon Lottery Scrat ... [More]

Marine Board Seeks Public's Help to ID Boat Operator
Friday August 30, 2019, 10:36 AM - (8)

The Marine Board and Clackamas County Marine Patrol seek the public’s help on an incident that occurred on Wednesday, August 28, near Elk Island and the Cedaroak Park on the Willamette River. A four-person rowing scull was positioned to begin practice while waiting for another crew boat and t ... [More]

Hit and Run Crash Injures Two Pedestrians, Suspect Outstanding
Thursday August 29, 2019, 8:25 AM - (9)

n Wednesday, August 28th, 2019 at 10:30 p.m., East Precinct officers were dispatched to a hit and run crash on Southeast Powell Boulevard under I-205. Through the traffic investigation, officers learned: A white SUV was driving recklessly northbound on Southeast 92nd Avenue and turned eastbound ... [More]

Shots Fired in Motel Room, Victim Grazed
Wednesday August 28, 2019, 10:22 AM - (10)

On Sunday, August 25, 2019 at 3:58 a.m., East Precinct officers were dispatched to a motel in the 3600 block of Northeast 82nd Avenue on a report of shots fired. When officers arrived, they found evidence of gunfire and a victim with a graze wound. The victim was transported to a hospital by ambulan ... [More]

Victim Identified in I-5 Fatal Crash
Friday August 23, 2019, 12:11 PM - (11)

PORTLAND, Oregon - The driver killed in Wednesday night's crash has been identified as 50-year-old Tony Richard Mack. The next of kin has been notified. Investigators believe the semi-truck was traveling northbound on I-5 when it lost control and crashed into a metal structure that traverses I-5 ... [More]

Low water conditions limit boat access on Yale Reservoir
Friday August 23, 2019, 12:10 PM - (12)

WOODLAND, Wash. – Low water levels in the Lewis River drainage are beginning to impact boaters. The boat ramps at Saddle Dam Park, Cougar Park and Beaver Bay on Yale Reservoir will close until further notice. The ramp at Yale Park is open and provides boat access to the reservoir. Boat launches o ... [More]

City of Salem Reports Hydraulic Oil Release Into Pringle Creek
Sunday August 18, 2019, 9:18 PM - (13)

SALEM, Oregon - The City of Salem reports that a hydraulic oil spill occurred on August 17, 2019 at approximately 4:00 p., into Pringle Creek near 315 Commercial Street SE. The release occurred when a contractor working for the City was in the process of demolishing old structures from the former Bo ... [More]

Scooter Versus Bicycle Crash Investigation
Sunday August 18, 2019, 9:17 PM - (14)

PORTLAND, Oregon - On Saturday, August 17, 2019 at about 5:30 p.m., amidst demonstrations occurring in a small area of downtown Portland, PPB Traffic Division officers were called to assist with an injury crash at Southwest Broadway and Southwest Yamhill Street. The crash involved a motor-assisted s ... [More]

Man Throwing Items From Window Arrested
Sunday August 18, 2019, 9:16 PM - (15)

PORTLAND, Oregon - On Saturday, August 17, 2019 at 9:49 P.M., North Precinct Officers were dispatched to the 6900 block of North Interstate Avenue on a report of a man throwing items, including furniture, out of his 3rd story apartment window, causing damage to vehicles below. The suspect, ident ... [More]

Right and Left-wing Factions Explode in Portland
Sunday August 18, 2019, 6:15 AM - (16)

PORTLAND, Oregon - Six were injured and thirteen arrested as more than 1,200 right-wing demonstrators and counterprotesters descended on downtown Portland on Saturday. 13 were arrested and at least one person was taken to the hospital with injuries. Police removed knives, shields and stun guns. ... [More]

Portland Police Summary of Demonstrations on August 17th, 2019
Sunday August 18, 2019, 1:47 AM - (17)

On Saturday, August 17th, 2019, the Portland Police Bureau, in collaboration with fifteen law enforcement partner agencies, handled a series of demonstrations and managed calls for service in the City of Portland over the course of nine hours. PPB's primary goals for the events were to keep ever ... [More]

Police Seek Help Locating Missing Sisters, 13 and 14-Years-Old
Saturday August 17, 2019, 10:13 AM - (18)

Gresham, Ore. – Gresham Police is asking for the public’s assistance in locating missing sisters, Rabecca and Emma Elkins. The girls, 13 and 14-years-old respectively, left their northeast Gresham home around noon on Aug. 16, reportedly to connect with a teen they met online. Rabecca is described as ... [More]

Beaverton Home Destroyed by Fire
Wednesday August 14, 2019, 3:09 AM - (19)

BEAVERTON, Oregon - Just after 4:30p.m. this afternoon, callers to 9-1-1 reported smoke and flames coming from a neighbor’s two-story home in the 40 block of SW 150th Avenue in Beaverton. While waiting for emergency responders to arrive at the scene, neighbors retrieved one dog from the back yard of ... [More]

Suspect in May Day Incident Turns Self In on Warrant
Wednesday August 14, 2019, 3:02 AM - (20)

PORTLAND, Oregon - 37 year-old, Christopher R. Ponte turned himself into the Multnomah County Sheriff's Office on a warrant this evening shortly after 8 p.m. He is lodged at the Multnomah County Detention Center on a single count of Riot and a single count of Assault III. These charges are the resul ... [More]

Portland Locals And Police Prepare for counterprotest against far-right Conservatives
Tuesday August 13, 2019, 3:00 AM - (21)

PORTLAND, Oregon - Police in Portland are getting ready to control clashes between out-of-state far-right groups who are planning a rally in Portland, and the locals who are against their far right views and anti-fascists ideas. The America's culture wars continue. Saturday's rally — and the viol ... [More]

Man Found Dead At Oregon Zoo
Tuesday August 13, 2019, 1:19 AM - (22)

PORTLAND, Oregon - On Monday, August 12, 2019 at 9:49a.m., Central Precinct Officers responded to the Oregon Zoo located at 4001 Southwest Canyon Road on a report of a deceased male in the construction site of a new rhino habitat. Officers learned that the rhino habitat was still under construct ... [More]

PPB Investigating Shooting-Male Adult Injured
Tuesday August 13, 2019, 1:17 AM - (23)

On Monday, August 12, 2019, at 10:11 p.m., East Precinct Officers responded to the area of Southeast 122nd Avenue and Southeast Division Street on a report of an adult male who was shot. Officers arrived and located a male who sustained what appears to be a non-life threatening injury to the leg. He ... [More]

Two Charged for Hoax Bomb Threat at Deschutes County Courthouse
Saturday August 10, 2019, 9:20 AM - (24)

EUGENE, Oregon - A federal criminal complaint was unsealed today charging two defendants with placing a hoax bomb at the Deschutes County Courthouse on July 29, 2019. Kellie Kent Cameron, 31, and Jonathan Tyler Allen, 23, both of Bend, Oregon, were charged with conspiracy to make a threat regardi ... [More]

Fatal Equipment Accident Near Corvallis
Saturday August 10, 2019, 7:45 AM - (25)

At approximately 12:30pm this afternoon, Benton County Sheriff’s Office, Monroe Fire and Corvallis Fire responded to the Hells Canyon area for a report of a road construction equipment accident. Upon arrival it was determined the equipment had been operated by a long time Benton County Public Works ... [More]

Motorcyclist dies in crash on Hwy 101 - Coos County
Friday August 9, 2019, 12:50 AM - (26)

On Monday, July 15, 2019 at approximately 10:30 P.M. Oregon State Police and emergency personnel responded to a single vehicle crash on Hwy 101. Preliminary investigation revealed that a 2003 Yamaha Motorcycle, operated by Robert Killough (52) of Bandon, OR. was traveling south on Hwy 101 when it ... [More]

Woman convicted of 'bias crime' gets jail and probation sentence
Tuesday August 6, 2019, 9:53 AM - (27)

PORTLAND, Oregon - Yesterday, Multnomah County District Attorney Rod Underhill announced that 53-year-old Joy Marchenko was convicted of intimidation in the second degree for kicking a baby’s stroller because the child and mother are of a different race. By pleading guilty, Marchenko admits that ... [More]

Kidnap/ Assault Fugitive arrested in yacolt
Sunday August 4, 2019, 9:02 PM - (28)

Members of the Clark County Sheriff’s Office, U.S. Marshall’s Pacific Northwest Violent Offender Task Force and the Southwest Washington Regional SWAT Team combined to arrest Jacob E. Cater, DOB 10/13/82 from a residence in Yacolt today during the service of a search warrant. Cater was wanted on a ... [More]

Man Crushed To Death In Freak Accident Near Albany
Saturday August 3, 2019, 9:24 PM - (29)

On August 2, Linn County Sheriff deputies investigated the death of 62-year-old Ronald Gary Oliver from Lebanon who was crushed by a tree while operating an excavator at Olsen Honey Farms on Pirtle Drive, outside of Albany. The Linn County 911 Center received a 911 call from Oliver screaming for ... [More]

Man Killed in Concordia Neighborhood Homicide
Saturday August 3, 2019, 9:14 PM - (30)

PORTLAND, Oregon - he Medical Examiner has completed an autopsy of the victim killed in the Concordia Neighborhood triple shooting. He is 22-year-old Deante S. Strickland. His cause of death was a single gunshot wound to the chest. The shooting investigation in the Concordia neighborhood is no ... [More]

Drowning UPDATE at Reeder Beach on the Sauvie Island
Saturday August 3, 2019, 7:54 AM - (31)

On Friday, July 26th, 2019, at approximately 5:48 PM, a report came out of an adult male swimmer had gone under the water at Reeder Beach on Sauvie Island. Oregon State Patrol, Portland Fire, American Medical Response(AMR), Portland Air Support, Columbia County Deputies, and Multnomah County River P ... [More]

Get Ready to Get Ready!
Saturday August 3, 2019, 7:52 AM - (32)

PORTLAND, Ore. — For the eighth year in a row, NW Natural and the American Red Cross will host “Get Ready” events around the state to help you prepare for natural disasters. Get Ready is free and open to everyone. This year’s events will be held during August and September across NW Natural’s ter ... [More]

Woman In Speeding Car Dies After Hitting Tree
Thursday August 1, 2019, 4:52 AM - (33)

On 7/31/2019 at 10:32 pm CCSO Deputies and EMS units were dispatched to a single vehicle collision at NE 14th Street and NE 249th Avenue. The 911 caller reported a car had collided with a large tree at this location. Upon arrival, EMS located the vehicle and its driver, who was deceased inside the ... [More]

Man with gun confronts deputies and arrested
Thursday August 1, 2019, 4:47 AM - (34)

At about 10 PM last night, two deputies were dispatched to the area of 49th Street and St. Johns Road where a disturbance had been reported. The caller reported hearing a male and female yelling in the area. At about 1015 PM, two deputies entered an apartment complex in the 3500 block of NE 49th ... [More]

A tectonic plate is dying under Oregon
Monday July 29, 2019, 8:20 PM - (35)

Something was nagging at William Hawley, and it was more about what was missing than what was there. As a Ph.D. student at the University of California, Berkeley, Hawley is fascinated with the geologic complexities of the Cascadia subduction zone, a giant fault off the coast of the Pacific Northw ... [More]

Multiple Injuries In Minivan Crash On Highway 22 Near Sheridan
Monday July 29, 2019, 8:09 PM - (36)

Sheridan/SW Polk/West Valley Fire Districts responded to a call for service at 3:10 p.m. for a motor vehicle crash on HWY 22 at Mile Post 21. A minivan went off the roadway and struck several signs and landed in a drainage ditch. There were six occupants of the van. It was reported that there were m ... [More]

UPDATE: Toddler's Body found, Parents Dead
Sunday July 28, 2019, 6:51 PM - (37)

A child’s body was found in a remote part of Montana. While the medical examiner hasn’t confirmed the identity, they believe it is two-year-old Aiden Salcido. Positive identification has not been made, however the decedent was located in the same area that Hannah Janiak and Daniel Salcido were seen ... [More]

Drive By Shooting Incident In Cowlitz County
Sunday July 28, 2019, 6:50 PM - (38)

At approximately 1840 hours of July 26, 2019, a Cowlitz County Sheriff's Deputy investigated a suspicious vehicle and learned that a shooting had just occurred. Deputies learned the incident began with a dispute in the 4700 block of Ohio Street, Longview and the shooting occurred on 48th Ave just be ... [More]

Firefighters Battle Pole Barn Fire near Magness Tree Farm in Ladd Hill Area
Sunday July 28, 2019, 5:38 PM - (39)

SHERWOOD, Oregon - At 2 p.m. this afternoon, multiple calls to 911 came in regarding a fully engulfed barn that was also beginning to collapse at a farm on Wilsonville Road near Edminston Road. As firefighters from Kinsman Road Station 52 left their fire station to head to the location, they cou ... [More]

Drowning at Kelley Point Park on the Columbia River
Saturday July 27, 2019, 2:35 AM - (40)

On Friday, 7/26/2019, at approximately 10:04 p.m., Multnomah County Sheriff's Office River Patrol deputies responded to a report of a swimmer that had gone under the water near Kelley Point Park on the Columbia River. An MCSO River Patrol unit arrived and began searching the area. At approximately ... [More]

Sex Abuse Investigation
Thursday July 25, 2019, 3:37 PM - (41)

SALEM , Oregon - On Monday, July 15, 2019, Oregon State Police Detectives from the Salem Area Command arrested James Allen Moore (80) on one count of Sexual Abuse in the First Degree. The arrest stemmed from an incident that occurred in early June, when Moore sexually abused a 9 year old female, ... [More]

Bend area resident dies as a result of head on crash on Highway 97
Friday July 19, 2019, 3:34 PM - (42)

On Thursday July 18, 2019 Oregon State Police Troopers and emergency personnel responded to a two vehicle head on fatal crash on Highway 97 near milepost 197 in Klamath County. The investigation revealed that a white 2005 Jeep Liberty was traveling southbound on Highway 97 and for unknown reason ... [More]

Stranded Oregon Doctor Refused Urgent Help From Vietnam Airlines
Friday July 12, 2019, 12:11 AM - (43)

Does Vietnam Airlines hate Americans? It seems only one person in their entire organization has a heart or the desire to actually help someone. But even she seems to be ignored by her own company, Vietnam Airlines. Is Vietnam Airlines inept, a cold and unfriendly carrier? The war is over. USA lo ... [More]

Oregon Marijuana Surplus a Cautionary Tale for Other States
Thursday July 11, 2019, 6:08 AM - (44)

Bud tenders help customers at Serra, a dispensary in Portland, Oregon. This year Oregon enacted legislation intended to address the surplus of marijuana in the state. Richard Vogel/The Associated Press Five years after Oregon legalized recreational marijuana, its lawmakers now are trying to rein i ... [More]

‘Not a hippie theme park’: The Oregon Country Fair is still vibrant and evolving, half a century after its inception
Tuesday July 9, 2019, 7:21 AM - (45)

The Oregon Country Fair is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year. Better known to insiders simply as Fair, it’s a close cousin of Burning Man and widely considered the grandfather of all summer arts festivals. If you’ve never been, now is the time to go. Forged out of the back-to-the-land m ... [More]

Corvallis Man Arrested for Robbery
Tuesday July 9, 2019, 7:12 AM - (46)

CORVALLIS, Oregon - On July 7th, 2019, at 2:55am, Corvallis Police Department Officers were dispatched to an apartment in the 300 block of NW 15st Street in Corvallis for a report of a male victim who had been held at knifepoint in his bedroom by an acquaintance, Manuel J. Pinedo (31) of Corvallis. ... [More]

Former Portland State University professor convicted for uploading child pornography
Tuesday July 9, 2019, 7:10 AM - (47)

PORTLAND, Oregon - Multnomah County District Attorney Rod Underhill announced today that 57-year-old Niles Lehman received a two and a half year prison sentence for posting child pornography onto a social media account. When these crimes were committed, Lehman was a Portland State University prof ... [More]

Milwaukie Police Investigate Two Separate Roll-over Crashes
Saturday July 6, 2019, 5:58 AM - (48)

Milwaukie Police Investigate Two Separate Roll-over Crashes CASE 19-5122 – On 7/5/2019 at approximately 6:22am, Milwaukie Police responded to a roll-over crash on SE Railroad Avenue Near SE Lamplighter Avenue involving a 2017 Toyota Prius and 2010 Yamaha motorcycle. When Police arrived, they le ... [More]

Two pickups collide killing one driver on Hwy 36 in Lane County
Monday July 1, 2019, 6:43 PM - (49)

LANE COUNTY - On Sunday, June 30, 2019 sometime around 2P.M. pickup trucks crashed on Hwy 36 near milepost 36. Police believe a Dodge pickup, operated by Josh Berlanga (36) of Junction City, was traveling west on Hwy 36 when for an unknown reason crossed into the eastbound lane and collided with ... [More]

Man Arrested After Attempted Carjacking
Monday July 1, 2019, 6:37 PM - (50)

On June 30, 2019 Ridgefield Police responded to an incident where a suspect had reportedly tried to steal an occupied vehicle. The reporting party told police the suspect put him in a headlock and stole his keys, but was unable to start the vehicle. Ridgefield Police attempted to arrest the suspec ... [More]

Rachel Banks convicted of criminal negligent homicide
Saturday June 29, 2019, 5:03 AM - (51)

PORTLAND, Oregon - 25-year-old Rachel Banks was convicted of one count of criminal negligent homicide and was sentenced to 18 months in prison for negligently causing the death of 21-year-old Calvin Biltimier. Biltimier’s family told the court that he moved to Oregon two years before the crash an ... [More]

Shooting in McMinnville
Saturday June 29, 2019, 5:01 AM - (52)

MCMINNVILLE, Oregon - After an extensive and rapidly evloving investigation, Dustin Allen Brown DOB: 8/26/1985 of McMinnville was taken into custody on a temporary felony warrant for Homicide on June 29, 2019 at 1:59 am. After being taken into custody, Brown was transported to the Willamette Valley ... [More]

Oregon Republicans Agree to Come Out of Hiding
Saturday June 29, 2019, 4:59 AM - (53)

Oregon’s Republican state senators agreed to return to the Capitol Friday, after a week on the run to stop Democrats from passing a landmark climate bill. Democrats said earlier this week that the climate bill, which would have established a cap-and-trade system for carbon emissions, didn’t have ... [More]

Oregon GOP state senators again fail to show up for legislative session amid climate bill protest
Monday June 24, 2019, 6:44 AM - (54)

WASHINGTON - The Oregon state senate quickly adjourned Sunday because the Republican senators who staged a walkout last week over a climate bill didn't show up to the session, according to the state legislature's website. Senate President Peter Courtney, a Democrat, adjourned the session without ... [More]

Cougar Shot and Killed at home n Cascade Locks
Monday June 24, 2019, 6:41 AM - (55)

Cascade Locks, Ore. - On June 21st, 2019, at approximately 9:45 PM a deputy with the Hood River County Sheriff's Office shot and killed a cougar at a residence on John Quincy Ave. in Cascade Locks. The cougar was adjacent to a vehicle that was occupied by an infant, preventing the mother from safely ... [More]

Homicide Investigation
Monday June 24, 2019, 6:39 AM - (56)

On 06/22/2019 at approx. 1900 hours, deputies with the Clark County Sheriff's Office responded to 24707 NE 419th street, Amboy, Washington on a report of a possible Homicide. Deputies arrived and discovered the bodies of two deceased males. Both males appeared to have been shot. One of the males ... [More]

Airplane Crashes Into the Deschutes River
Monday June 24, 2019, 6:39 AM - (57)

The Deschutes County Sheriff's Office identified the occupants of the aircraft as Kevin Padrick and Johannes Noordwijk, both of Sunriver, Oregon. Noordwijk, the passenger was able to escape the aircraft after the crash. He was later assisted to shore by Sunriver Fire and Rescue. Padrick was later ... [More]

Fatal Crash on I84 Freeway
Saturday June 22, 2019, 1:22 PM - (58)

On Friday, June 21, 2019 at 7:39 p.m., East Precinct officers responded to a crash involving a semi-truck and a car on Westbound I-84 at 122nd Avenue. Officers arrived and determined the male adult driver of the car was deceased. The car had struck the semi from behind. The semi driver remained at t ... [More]

Cougar Shot and Killed in Cascade Locks
Saturday June 22, 2019, 1:21 PM - (59)

Cascade Locks, Ore. - On June 21st, 2019, at approximately 9:45 PM a deputy with the Hood River County Sheriff's Office shot and killed a cougar at a residence on John Quincy Ave. in Cascade Locks. The cougar was adjacent to a vehicle that was occupied by an infant, preventing the mother from safely ... [More]

First Degree Murder Charges for Washogual Man Arrested in Stabbing
Wednesday June 19, 2019, 5:54 AM - (60)

On June 18th at 2:05 AM a man called 911 from an apartment complex located in the 600 block of West Lookout Ridge Drive, Washougal and said he was armed with butcher knives and he was holding his wife hostage in their residence. The man told the dispatcher “I want you guys to come here and shoot m ... [More]

One Person Shot Northeast Portland
Wednesday June 19, 2019, 5:52 AM - (61)

PORTLAND, Oregon - On Wednesday, June 19 2019, at 2:36 a.m. North Precinct officers were dispatched to the report of a subject shot near Northeast Sandy Boulevard and Northeast Prescott Street. Officers arrived and located an injured adult male. He was transported to an area hospital. Another ma ... [More]

Sex Offender Paroled To Salem Area
Friday June 14, 2019, 4:35 PM - (62)

SALEM, Oregon - Marion County Sheriff’s Office is releasing the following information pursuant to ORS163A.215, which authorizes Community Corrections to inform the public when the release of information will enhance public safety and protection.

Evan Samuel Gilmore was convicted of a sex offen ... [More]

Lincoln City Bank Robbery at Bank of the West
Friday June 14, 2019, 4:25 PM - (63)

LINCOLN CITY, Oregon - On Friday morning at 9:16, a man entered the Bank of the West in Lincoln City wearing what appeared to be a black balaclava, gray sweatpants, a black zip up style hoodie and gray and black hiking type shoes. The male pointed a firearm at two employees and was able to take an u ... [More]

Motorcyclist Injured in Head-On Crash with Truck
Friday June 14, 2019, 3:58 AM - (64)

Shortly after 7:30 a.m. on Thursday, June 13, 2019, Washington County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to reports of a crash between a motorcycle and a truck. The crash took place on NW Cornelius Pass Road just north of NW West Union Road in unincorporated Washington County, near Hillsboro. Je ... [More]

Two Rivers Correctional Institution reports Adult in Custody death
Friday June 14, 2019, 3:55 AM - (65)

Lloyd Roberts who was incarcerated at Two Rivers Correctional Institution, died the morning of June 12, 2019. Roberts passed away at the infirmary. As with all in-custody deaths, the Oregon State Police have been notified. Roberts entered DOC custody on October 9, 2018, from Wasco County with an ... [More]

Shooting In The Powellhurt-Gilbert Neighborhood
Friday June 14, 2019, 3:52 AM - (66)

PORTLAND, Oregon - Tonight, June 13th, 2019, at 9:44 p.m., East Precinct officers responded to the report of someone shot near Southeast Powell Boulevard and Southeast 122nd Avenue. Officers arrived and located one male who was shot. He was transported to a local area hospital. It is not known what ... [More]

Registered nurse accused of placing hidden camera in employee-only bathroom
Wednesday June 12, 2019, 4:35 AM - (67)

oday, Multnomah County District Attorney Rod Underhill announced that 40-year-old Wade Eugene Little, a registered nurse, was charged with placing a hidden camera inside a workplace bathroom at the Providence ElderPlace Laurelhurst facility. Little is charged with two counts of invasion of perso ... [More]

Remains of former 'Mickey Mouse Club' actor found in Oregon
Saturday June 8, 2019, 1:40 AM - (68)

The body of former actor Dennis W. Day, who was a member of popular 1950s television show “The Mickey Mouse Club,” has been identified in Oregon almost a year after he was reported missing, his family said. Day, 76, was identified from remains found in April at the Phoenix, Oregon, home he shared ... [More]

Sewage Spills into Oswego Creek and Willamette River
Saturday June 8, 2019, 1:00 AM - (69)

LAKE OSWEGO – The City of Lake Oswego Public Works Department experienced a sanitary sewer spill on the afternoon of Friday, June 7th, 2019. The spill took place at George Rogers Park, in the lower parking lot and near the footbridge over Oswego Creek. Public Works personnel responded to the inciden ... [More]

Officer Injured While Responding to a Welfare Check
Saturday June 8, 2019, 12:56 AM - (70)

PORTLAND, Oregon - On Friday, June 7, 2019, at 8:07 p.m., Central Precinct officers responded to the area of Northeast 33rd Avenue and Northeast Sandy Boulevard to check the welfare of a female that was in the roadway attacking passing cars. Officers received information that the female was walking ... [More]

Oregon Senate passes bill punishing racist 911 callers
Thursday June 6, 2019, 7:01 AM - (71)

Almost a year after Oregon state Rep. Janelle Bynum’s story of being questioned by police after a 911 call on her as she campaigned in her district went viral and sparked the hashtag #CampaigningWhileBlack, Oregon state senators have passed a bill that would allow the victims of frivolous, discrimin ... [More]

Fatal Traffic Crash Logsden Road Siletz
Thursday June 6, 2019, 6:59 AM - (72)

On June 5, 2019 at 5:48 PM the Lincoln County Sheriff's Office was notified of a single vehicle traffic crash near mile post 3 on Logsden Road in Siletz. The preliminary investigation revealed three juvenile occupants (driver and two passengers) were west bound on Logsden road when the driver lost c ... [More]

Oregon's landmark climate bill moves toward Ways and Means, historic action
Thursday June 6, 2019, 6:55 AM - (73)

SALEM – Oregon’s continued response to climate disruption took its next step Wednesday evening, as dozens of statewide organizations, thousands of Oregonians and nationwide observers continue to cheer Salem lawmakers on the verge of adopting landmark legislation. 

Lawmakers introduced a f ... [More]

Tigard-Tualatin School District Realizes $21.9 Million in Bond Premium
Thursday June 6, 2019, 6:53 AM - (74)

Tigard, Oregon – Tigard-Tualatin School District (TTSD) Chief Financial Officer David Moore announced today the realization of $21.9 million in bond premium on the sale of the remaining authorized $90.36 million of the original $291.315 million in General Obligations Bonds approved by Tigard-Tualati ... [More]

Two Alarm Fire Destroys Barn Outside Gaston
Sunday June 2, 2019, 2:19 AM - (75)

GASTON, Oregon - This afternoon at 4:17pm, Gaston Fire Department was dispatched to a barn fire in the area of SW Springhill Road and SW Laurelwood Road in rural Washington County. Minutes later firefighters arrived on scene to a 4,000 square foot barn fully engulfed with flames. Firefighters starte ... [More]

Death Investigation - Josephine County
Thursday May 30, 2019, 10:40 PM - (76)

On Monday, May 27, 2019, at approximately 6:45 P.M. the Josephine County Sheriff’s office responded to Limpy Creek Road regarding a deceased male. The Oregon State Police Major Crime Section Detectives responded to conduct the death investigation. Investigators located Harry Stone Osbeck III (36) ... [More]

Two Teen Girls Killed in North Greeley Avenue Crash
Tuesday May 28, 2019, 7:46 AM - (77)

PORTLAND, Oregon - The two girls killed in a two-car crash in North Portland before 9 a.m. on Wednesday, May 22 have been identified as Ana E. Moreno Hernandez, 19, and her 15-year-old sister Kaylee D. Moreno Hernandez. The driver of the other carr stayed at the scene and cooperated with investig ... [More]

Shooting in Hazelwood Neighborhood, One Person Hospitalized
Tuesday May 28, 2019, 7:33 AM - (78)

On Sunday, May 26, 2019 at 4:15 A.M., East Precinct officers responded to a report of shots heard in the parking lot of an apartment complex in the 400 block of Southeast 111th Avenue. A short time later, other calls came in of shots heard near Southeast 105th Avenue and Southeast Pine Street. As of ... [More]

Fatal Crash on Deer Creek Rd. in Josephine County
Tuesday May 28, 2019, 7:32 AM - (79)

On Sunday, May 26, 2019 at approximately 7:47 P.M. Oregon State Police and emergency personnel responded to the report of a single vehicle crash on Deer Creek Rd. near Hwy 199 near Selma. Preliminary investigation revealed a blue 2006 Toyota Scion, operated by Tess Burke (33) of Grants Pass, was ... [More]

Oregon City man arrested after shooting another man
Sunday May 26, 2019, 5:44 AM - (80)

At about 3:30 pm this afternoon, an Oregon City man called 9-1-1 and told dispatch he had been shot by a known suspect at the Mt. View Apartments, 1840 Molalla Ave. Detectives have confirmed the men were roommates. Officers arrived a short time later. We were able to determine the victim was in a ... [More]

PPB Investigating Shooting in East Portland-One Male Deceased
Sunday May 26, 2019, 5:41 AM - (81)

On Saturday, May 25, 2019 at 7:59 P.M., East Precinct officers responded to the report of a subject shot in the 600 block of Southeast 162nd Avenue. Officers located an injured male subject in the parking lot of the Springtree Apartments. Officers requested medical assistance, but the man died at th ... [More]

Southern Oregon Man Sentenced to imprisoned for Interstate Trafficking of Marijuana
Friday May 24, 2019, 7:04 AM - (82)

PORTLAND, Oregon Daniel Stewart Gregg, 67, of Ashland, Oregon, was sentenced today to 46 months in federal prison and two years’ supervised release for engaging in a conspiracy to traffic Oregon-grown marijuana across state lines. According to court documents, in 2015, Illinois law enforcement se ... [More]

Sheriff's Office arrests employee on domestic violence charge
Friday May 24, 2019, 7:02 AM - (83)

On the evening of Tuesday, May 14, 2019, a Clackamas County Sheriff's Office supervisor became aware of allegations of domestic violence that had occurred during a Clackamas County Jail deputy's recent trip to Las Vegas, Nevada. That employee -- Brandon Kearns, 34, of Oregon City -- was immediate ... [More]

TVF&R Voters Approve Local Option Levy Renewal and Select Board Representatives
Wednesday May 22, 2019, 12:44 AM - (84)

This evening, TVF&R voters approved Measure 34-286 which allows the Fire District to continue levying 45 cents per $1,000 of assessed valuation for another five years. The current levy expires in June 2020. For a residential property assessed at $300,000, about the average in TVF&R’s service area, t ... [More]

Report of Man Armed With Gun Near Parkrose High School
Saturday May 18, 2019, 10:30 PM - (85)

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 - (86)

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 - (87)

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 - (88)

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 - (89)

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 - (90)

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 - (91)

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 - (92)

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 - (93)

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 - (94)

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 - (95)

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 - (96)

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 - (97)

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 - (98)

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 - (99)

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 - (100)

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 - (101)

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 - (102)

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 - (103)

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 - (104)

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 - (105)

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 - (106)

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 - (107)

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 - (108)

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 - (109)

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 - (110)

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 - (111)

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 - (112)

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 - (113)

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 - (114)

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 - (115)

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 - (116)

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 - (117)

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 - (118)

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 - (119)

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 - (120)

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 - (121)

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 - (122)

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 - (123)

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 - (124)

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 - (125)

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 - (126)

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 - (127)

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 - (128)

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 - (129)

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 - (130)

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 - (131)

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 - (132)

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 - (133)

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 - (134)

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 - (135)

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 - (136)

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 - (137)

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 - (138)

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 - (139)

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 - (140)

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 - (141)

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 - (142)

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 - (143)

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 - (144)

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 - (145)

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 - (146)

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 - (147)

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 - (148)

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 - (149)

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 - (150)

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 - (151)

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 - (152)

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 - (153)

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 - (154)

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 - (155)

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 - (156)

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 - (157)

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 - (158)

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 - (159)

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 - (160)

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 - (161)

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 - (162)

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 - (163)

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 - (164)

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 - (165)

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 - (166)

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 - (167)

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 - (168)

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 - (169)

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 - (170)

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 - (171)

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 - (172)

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 - (173)

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 - (174)

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 - (175)

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 - (176)

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 - (177)

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 - (178)

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 - (179)

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 - (180)

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 - (181)

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 - (182)

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 - (183)

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 - (184)

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 - (185)

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 - (186)

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 - (187)

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 - (188)

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 - (189)

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 - (190)

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 - (191)

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 - (192)

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 - (193)

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 - (194)

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 - (195)

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 - (196)

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 - (197)

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 - (198)

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 - (199)

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 - (200)

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]