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Locked And Unloaded: Safe Gun Storage Laws Could Come To Oregon
Friday January 18, 2019, 6:58 PM - (1)

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 - (2)

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 - (3)

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 - (4)

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 - (5)

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 - (6)

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 - (7)

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 - (8)

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 - (9)

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 - (10)

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 - (11)

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 - (12)

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 - (13)

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 - (14)

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 - (15)

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 - (16)

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 - (17)

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 - (18)

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 - (19)

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 - (20)

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 - (21)

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 - (22)

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 - (23)

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 - (24)

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 - (25)

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 - (26)

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 - (27)

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 - (28)

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 - (29)

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 - (30)

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 - (31)

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 - (32)

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 - (33)

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 - (34)

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 - (35)

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 - (36)

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 - (37)

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 - (38)

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 - (39)

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 - (40)

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 - (41)

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 - (42)

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 - (43)

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 - (44)

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 - (45)

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 - (46)

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 - (47)

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 - (48)

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 - (49)

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 - (50)

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 - (51)

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 - (52)

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 - (53)

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 - (54)

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 - (55)

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 - (56)

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 - (57)

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 - (58)

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 - (59)

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 - (60)

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 - (61)

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 - (62)

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 - (63)

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 - (64)

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 - (65)

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 - (66)

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 - (67)

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 - (68)

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 - (69)

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 - (70)

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 - (71)

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 - (72)

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 - (73)

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 - (74)

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]

Thursday November 15, 2018, 12:36 PM - (75)

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 - (76)

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 - (77)

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 - (78)

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 - (79)

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 - (80)

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 - (81)

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 - (82)

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 - (83)

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 - (84)

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 - (85)

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 - (86)

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 - (87)

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]

Longview man arrested for making bomb threats
Friday November 2, 2018, 7:06 AM - (88)

LONGVIEW, Washington - On 11/01/18 the Cowlitz County Sheriff’s Office was notified of a Facebook posting of a Longview man holding what appeared to be a bomb, and who had written the comment, “Walt’s Meats Company will be closed tomorrow. Thank you for your loyal meat buying. Have a nice Hallowee ... [More]

Oregon Women Get 30 Days In Jail For Horse Neglect
Thursday November 1, 2018, 9:43 AM - (89)

BEND, Oregon — Two Oregon women have been convicted of failing to care for more than 80 horses on a ranch in Terrebonne. They were sentenced to 30 days in jail. The Bulletin reports 68-year-old Linda Stream and her 42-year-old daughter Christina Hart were sentenced Tuesday in Deschutes County aft ... [More]

Inmates walks away from Marion County Transition Center
Thursday November 1, 2018, 6:45 AM - (90)

SALEM, Oregon - On November 1st, 2018 around 6am an inmate from the Marion County Transition Center walked away from the facility. The inmate is 44 year old Mark Alvarado. Mr Alcarado is 5'06 tall and weighs approximately 230 lbs. Mr Alvarado was being held at the Transition Center on a Probation ... [More]

Timothy Cato charged with murder in death of Tyler Chism
Tuesday October 30, 2018, 3:27 AM - (91)

PORTLAND, Oregon - On Monday, 59-year-old Timothy Cato was charged in connection with the homicide of 28-year-old Tyler Chism. On October 25, 2018, shortly after 2 a.m., officers assigned to the Portland Police Bureau responded to the area of Northwest 3rd Avenue and Northwest Everett Street on t ... [More]

Fire Affecting Three People in Beaverton
Tuesday October 30, 2018, 2:25 AM - (92)

HILLSBORO, Oregon - A home fire at 5:30 p.m. Oct. 29, 2018 in the 5200 block of SW Lombard Avenue in Hillsboro, Washington County. Three adults were in the fire area and escaped. The Red Cross provided resources to help address the immediate basic needs of those affected such as temporary hous ... [More]

Organic Farmers In Southern Oregon Fear The Cannabis Boom May Have Poisoned Oregon Lands
Monday October 29, 2018, 7:05 AM - (93)

As large farms popped up across Oregon during the cannabis boom that followed the legalization of recreational marijuana, the state's landscape and economy changed. Oregon declined to limit the number of licenses when the state legalized cannabis, allowing an unlimited number of growers. Last fal ... [More]

Abortion Becoming Increasingly Difficult For Oregon Women
Monday October 29, 2018, 6:00 AM - (94)

PORTLAND, Oregon - Accessing abortion has become increasingly difficult in parts of the US. As a result, a growing number of reproductive rights activists say it is time American women learn the facts about "self-managing abortion" with pills. Kate could tell something was wrong. She'd been feeling ... [More]

$750 million Powerball jackpot Is The 4th Largest in U.S. History!
Sunday October 28, 2018, 3:04 AM - (95)

SALEM, Oregon - $750 million Powerball bucks. The largest jackpot is hot on the heels of Mega Millions’ record jackpot win on Oct. 23. The current $750 million Powerball jackpot is the fourth largest in U.S. history and third largest in Powerball game history. The next Powerball drawing is Sat ... [More]

Driver Arrested For DUI, Pedestrian in Critical Condition
Saturday October 27, 2018, 3:41 AM - (96)

PORTLAND, Oregon - The driver who hit a pedestrian near the intersection of Southeast 146th Avenue and Southeast Stark Street has been arrested by Portland police. Police believe 64-year-old William C. Leptich was the driver of a Ford F-150 and was driving while intoxicanted. He was arrested and ... [More]

Armed Man Arrested n North Portland Grocery Store - No Reported Injuries
Friday October 26, 2018, 3:34 AM - (97)

PORTLAND, Oregon - Today just after 4 PM, multiple 911 calls reported a man inside the Fred Meyer store at 7404 North Interstate Avenue, with a gun. Police to the 911 emergency call and subdued 46-year-old David M. Huntley. He was arrested without incident. Police then searched the area but f ... [More]

Pacific University Names Sarah Phillips Dean of College of Arts & Sciences
Friday October 26, 2018, 12:34 AM - (98)

FOREST GROVE -- Dr. Sarah Phillips, who has served as interim dean of the Pacific University College of Arts & Sciences for the past 16 months, has been selected to continue the role on a permanent basis, Provost John Miller announced today. “I am extremely pleased that Dr. Phillips has agreed to ... [More]

Former Oregon State Police Spokesman Pleads Not Guilty
Wednesday October 24, 2018, 6:28 AM - (99)

BEND, Oregon — A former Oregon State Police Spokesman for Oregon State Police entered a plea of not guilty to harassment charges involving his estranged wife. 43-year-old Capt. Bill Fugate appeared in Deschutes County Circuit Court on Tuesday, entering the not guilty plea to two misdemeanor count ... [More]

Criminal Charges Dropped Against Marion County Circuit Judge
Wednesday October 24, 2018, 6:25 AM - (100)

PORTLAND, Oregon — Judge Julie Frantz dismissed all criminal charges against a suspended Marion County Circuit judge the day before his trial. A key witness in the case against him wasn't willing to participate. A jury was expected to hear opening statements Wednesday on whether Vance Day allowed ... [More]

Pedestrian Hit on Old Salem Road in Millersburg
Wednesday October 24, 2018, 6:22 AM - (101)

Linn County Sheriff Jim Yon reports today at 9:45 a.m., his deputies responded to a crash involving a car hitting a pedestrian on Old Salem Road, near Kathryn Street in Millersburg. Deputies learned that Alexander Sullivan, 27, of Albany was walking south on the west side of Old Salem Road. The ... [More]

Driver iarrested after Hit and Run Crash with School Bus near Donald
Wednesday October 24, 2018, 5:15 AM - (102)

DONALD, Oregon - A man from Aurora was arrested today for a hit and run incident. He is charged with leaving the scene of a crash involving another vehicle and a school bus full of children. At at 8:45 AM, this morning deputies were sent to the intersection of Butteville Rd NE and Ehlen Rd NE jus ... [More]

Lost Valley Farm Fined $187K for 224 Violations
Wednesday October 17, 2018, 5:58 AM - (103)

SALEM, Oregon — Lost Valley Farm near Boardman has been fined $187,000 after finding 224 violations of its wastewater permit. The fine was announced last week and imposed by the Oregon Department of Agriculture. The violations occurred between June 2017 and August 2018 include allowing manure la ... [More]

Last Day to Register to Vote in Oregon
Wednesday October 17, 2018, 5:53 AM - (104)

SALEM, Oregon - Check to see if you're registered here if you've moved or somehow you've managed to slip through the state records or their effort to register everyone who gets a driver's license. For in-person registration, Multnomah County's elections office is open till 7 pm tonight at 1040 SE ... [More]

Semi Truck loaded with cattle crashes on I-84
Wednesday October 17, 2018, 5:42 AM - (105)

Investigation revealed that a 2012 Peterbilt semi truck, being operated by Shannon Dwinell (46) of Great Bend, KS, was westbound on I-84 when for unknown reasons left the roadway, struck the guardrail, and overturned. Dwinell sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced deceased at the scene. ... [More]

Free Kids Safety Seat Clinic
Wednesday October 17, 2018, 5:41 AM - (106)

On October 20, 2018, Beaverton Police Department, along with Safe Kids Coalition of Washington County and Kuni Auto Center, will be offering a free child safety seat clinic. The clinic will run from 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM at the Kuni Auto Center located at 3725 SW Cedar Hills Blvd. Beaverton, OR 970 ... [More]

Prison Lockdown At Snake River After Staff Assaulted
Monday October 15, 2018, 6:06 AM - (107)

ONTARIO, Oregon — The Snake River Correctional Institution at Ontario, Oregon was placed on lockdown not long after an inmate allegedly assaulted a staff member. Prison officials say the assault happened around 10:30 Saturday morning. The staff member at the prison was hospitalized with unkno ... [More]

Polk County Man Dies After Being Shot in Head
Monday October 15, 2018, 6:01 AM - (108)

DALLAS, Oregon — A Polk County man died after being shot in the head during an incident south of Independence. 31-year-old Joseph Sieg died after being shot Thursday night. The emergency call came was reported at 8:38 p.m. to notify police of the incident. Multiple attempts at to save Siegs ... [More]

Three Homes Saved From Fire Destruction Near Salem
Monday October 15, 2018, 5:56 AM - (109)

SALEM, Oregon - Just before 3 pm on Sunday afternoon SW Polk Fire responded to a high risk grass fire off of Highway 22 near Highway 51, about 5 miles west of the City of Salem. Approximately 30 fire personnel from SW Polk, Dallas Fire & EMS, Polk Fire Dist #1, Salem Fire and Oregon Department o ... [More]

Red Cross Responds with Emergency Agencies in Salem Affecting 3 Adults and 2 Children
Monday October 15, 2018, 5:50 AM - (110)

The Red Cross responded to a single family home fire on Sunday October, 14, 2018 at approximately 19:37 hours on Interstate 5 near Salem, Oregon. This single family fire affected a family of 2 adults and 3 children. Red Cross provided assistance for temporary lodging, along with assistance to add ... [More]

Oregon wildlife commission OKs rules for salvaging roadkill for human consumption
Saturday October 13, 2018, 9:13 AM - (111)

SALEM, Ore. — The Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission on Friday adopted administrative rules for the salvage of roadkilled deer and elk. The new rules are needed to implement Senate Bill 372, passed by the 2017 Oregon State Legislature. The rules take effect on Jan. 1, 2019. The commissio ... [More]

To Bee or Not to Bee - Is Oregon Bee Population Declining
Saturday October 13, 2018, 8:04 AM - (112)

NEWBERG, Oregon - Is the bee species population in Oregon declining? There seems to be a real problem answering that question. Tracking them that is. The European honey bee gets most of the attention. Fuzzy bumble bees to glistening sweat bees and stately long horns, native bees are wild critte ... [More]

Defendant Lunges for Officer's Gun in Newport Courtroom
Friday October 12, 2018, 5:58 AM - (113)

NEWPORT, Oregon — A man reached and tried to grab a police officer's gun in a Newport courtroom this week. One official stated that perhaps a year-old federal appeals decision contributed to the near-disaster. A judge had denied a request by deputies to restrain 27-year-old Scott Lemmon in court ... [More]

30-year-old graduate student dies on Mt Hood
Friday October 12, 2018, 5:50 AM - (114)

TIMBERLINE LODGE - 30-year-old David Lee Yaghmourian, from Glendale, Arizona, died on Mt Hood in a hiking trip. His body was found by rescuers to Timberline Lodge and turned over the Clackamas County Medical Examiner, who made a preliminary ID that this was in fact Mr. Yaghmourian. The search mis ... [More]

Springville Brush Fire Injures Two
Friday October 12, 2018, 4:40 AM - (115)

At 2:52 p.m. today, multiple calls to 911 reported a brush fire in the 12000 block of Northwest Springville Road in unincorporated Multnomah County. Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue firefighters arrived within 10 minutes of being dispatched to find smoke next to a barn and flames spreading quickly. ... [More]

US attorneys attempt to stop Climate Change Lawsuit
Wednesday October 10, 2018, 5:44 AM - (116)

EUGENE, Oregon— The US government has once again asked a judge to stop legal proceedings in a climate change lawsuit filed by a group of young people scheduled for trial in Oregon later this month. US attorneys filed a motion last week in federal court in Eugene, requesting a stay pending a revie ... [More]

Building a Digital Defense Against Hoax Threats
Wednesday October 10, 2018, 5:37 AM - (117)

PORTLAND Oregon - Both schools and police agencies throughout Oregon and across the country are trying to manage the increasing number of threats that get shared, called in, or posted online each day. Once school officials and officers learn of these threats, it can take quite a bit of money and ti ... [More]

Marion county judge’s appeal rejected by US Supreme Court
Wednesday October 10, 2018, 5:33 AM - (118)

WASHINGTON DC — The Supreme Court has refused to hear an appeal from a Marion County judge who was suspended after allegations that he had refused to marry gay couples and had broken gun laws. The justices on Tuesday left in place the three-year suspension against Judge Vance Day, who had argued ... [More]

Deputies save infant who stopped breathing in Oregon City store
Wednesday October 10, 2018, 5:19 AM - (119)

OREGON CITY, Oregon - Oregon sheriff’s deputies were credited with saving the life of a 1-week-old after she stopped breathing during a trip to the mall with her parents last month, the girl’s mother told FOX 12. Jessie Siefer said she was feeding her daughter, Audrey Harmon, inside an Oregon Cit ... [More]

2,000-pound, Oregon-grown pumpkin wins California weigh-off
Tuesday October 9, 2018, 5:42 AM - (120)

PLEASANT HILL, Oregon — A man from Pleasant Hill, Oregon raised a giant pumpkin weighing 2,170 pounds that won a pumpkin-weighing contest in Northern California. Steve Daletas, of Pleasant Hill, Oregon, on Monday said it was a good seed and so much sunny weather since he planted it April 15 ho ... [More]

Oregon wine industry continues to grow
Tuesday October 9, 2018, 5:34 AM - (121)

A “perfect storm” of high demand and increased production carried the Oregon wine industry to significant economic growth in 2017, according to an annual study by the University of Oregon Institute for Policy Research and Engagement. The latest Oregon Vineyard and Winery Report shows the state ad ... [More]

Woodburn Police Warn of Latest 'Phone Phishing' Scam
Tuesday October 9, 2018, 5:31 AM - (122)

WOODBURN, Oregon – The Woodburn Police Department (WPD) recently received notice from a resident claiming they received a phone call from an individual representing the Woodburn Police Department. The individual told the citizen to call a secondary number, to which another indivi ... [More]

Major Traffic Accident in Portland, Northwest 3rd Avenue.
Tuesday October 9, 2018, 5:22 AM - (123)

On Tuesday, October 9, 2018, at 5:18 a.m., Central Precinct officers responded to a crash near Northwest 3rd Avenue and West Burnside Street on the report of a crash involving a pedestrian and a TriMet bus. Officers and emergency medical responders arrived at the scene and located an adult femal ... [More]

Shooting Investigation Overnight in Portland's Centennial Neighborhood
Sunday October 7, 2018, 1:36 AM - (124)

PORTLAND, Oregon - On Friday, October 5, 2018, at 10:37 p.m., East Precinct officers responded to reports of gunfire at the Speakeasy Lounge, located at 545 Southeast 162nd Avenue. When officers arrived, they searched the area for suspects, injured people, and evidence of gunfire. Officers perfo ... [More]

Oregon PP Leaders Condemn Kavanaugh Confirmation
Sunday October 7, 2018, 1:01 AM - (125)

The Senate just voted to confirm Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court of the United States. By doing so, senators ignored the outpouring of opposition to Kavanaugh’s nomination, evidence that he would gut Roe v. Wade if confirmed, allegations of sexual assault, questions about the honesty of his ans ... [More]

Knute Buehler Says He's A Different Kind Of Republican
Tuesday October 2, 2018, 5:01 PM - (126)

As swank candidate fundraisers go, the gathering of possible Knute Buehler supporters on Sept. 12 could hardly have been more cliché. There was the setting: a hillside mansion with a dramatic view of Portland’s twinkling cityscape. There were the attendees: 30 or so well-heeled voters sipping wine ... [More]

Oregon Man Arrested After FBI Agent Was Shot Inside His Booby-Trapped House
Tuesday October 2, 2018, 1:45 PM - (127)

An Oregon man has been charged with assault on a federal officer after a booby trap armed at a property he previously owned activated, shooting and injuring an officer in the leg. Gregory Lee Rodvelt, 66, lost possession of the home and property in the southern Oregon community of Williams by a c ... [More]

Male Pedestrian Killed in Traffic Crash
Monday September 10, 2018, 3:38 PM - (128)

BEAVERTON, Oregon - On September 9, 2018 at 11:37 p.m. Beaverton Police officers responded to an injury traffic crash near the intersection of SW Canyon Rd/SW 103rd Beaverton, Oregon. Officers arrived and found a single vehicle had struck a pedestrian in the eastbound lanes of SW Canyon Rd. ... [More]

Man Arrested in Connection With Aloha Bank Robbery
Monday September 10, 2018, 1:36 PM - (129)

On Monday, September 10, 2018, at 2:22 p.m., Washington County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a robbery at the U.S. Bank, 19091 SW Tualatin Valley Highway, in the community of Aloha. Employees called to report that a man had passed the teller a note demanding money. The suspect reportedly f ... [More]

The Oregon’s Coast's Slowest Cyclist
Monday September 10, 2018, 5:05 AM - (130)

I set off to bike from the northwesternmost corner of Oregon to my home in Northern California to rehab a torn hamstring and a broken heart. I imagined damp difficult days of riding punctuated by melancholy nights. But instead I found a mellow joyride and a welcoming community. Riding 380 miles alon ... [More]

Police looking for missing 11-year-old boy
Monday September 10, 2018, 3:58 AM - (131)

BEAVERTON, Oregon - Beaverton Police are seeking help in locating a missing 11-year-old Erik Derby. He was last seen at Fir Grove Elementary School, at 6300 SW Wilson Ave., around 8:30 pm on Sunday, September 9th, 2018. Erik has brown hair and is 4 feet, 8 inches tall with a slim build. He was la ... [More]

Female Blogger, Author Indicted on Murder Charge
Thursday September 6, 2018, 5:55 AM - (132)

MEDFORD, Oregon — A well-known author of Jacksonville was charged with manslaughter in the shooting death of her uncle. 28-year-old Aisling "Tucker" Moore Reed was arrested Tuesday following the grand jury indictment last week. Aisling Tucker Moore Reed, known by her pen name Tucker Reed, is a ... [More]

Suspect In June 2 Homicide Investigation Arrested
Thursday September 6, 2018, 5:54 AM - (133)

PORTLAND, Oregon - On Wednesday, September 5, 2018, 68-year-old Nancy L. Crampton-Brophy was arrested at her Washington County home in connection to the murder of 63-year-old Daniel C. Brophy. Thie investigation began on Saturday, June 2, 2018, at 8:30 a.m., when police responded to the report o ... [More]

Endangered Woman Missing Near Tualatin
Thursday September 6, 2018, 3:49 AM - (134)

TUALATIN, Oregon - A Tualatin woman is missing and police are asking for help locating Cheryl Anne Loop, 65. she was last seen near her residence in Tualatin. She reportedly walked away from her residence around 4:00PM on the afternoon of September 5th, and has not been seen or heard from since. ... [More]

Report: Giant Rocks Caused Mount St. Helens Eruption
Wednesday September 5, 2018, 6:01 AM - (135)

PORTLAND, Oregon — Scientists from Oregon State University scientists are saying that Mount St. Helens is out of line with other major volcanoes on the Cascade Range. University geophysicist Adam Schultz believes a giant subsurface rock formation diverted magma, causing Mount St. Helens to form w ... [More]

Portland Man Gets 7 Years for Drug and Firearm Violations
Wednesday September 5, 2018, 5:54 AM - (136)

PORTLAND, Oregon – Yesterday, 28-year-old Christopher James Fleet of Portland was sentenced to 84 months in federal prison for possession of methamphetamine and firearms when arrested by Multnomah County Sheriff’s deputies in August 2017. On August 23, 2017, deputies from the MCSO Special Invest ... [More]

Homicide Investigation Underway on N Marine Dr. - One Person Deceased
Wednesday September 5, 2018, 5:51 AM - (137)

PORTLAND, Oregon - Very early Wednesday morning, a car fire was reported in the 6200 block of North Marine Drive. Firefighters saw a deceased person inside the car and called North Precinct officers. Portland Police sent a Criminalist with the Forensic Evidence Division also responded to assist. ... [More]

Portland, Oregon, Is the Most Exciting Design Destination Right Now
Tuesday September 4, 2018, 7:24 AM - (138)

Before you would even finish asking us to name the cities with the hottest design scenes, we'd blurt out New York, London, Paris, and Milan. Duh. As of this month, though, we have a new locale to add to the list: Portland, Oregon. Sara Bauer, founder of design studio Immaculate Space, is to thank fo ... [More]

Why a saturated marijuana market is leading some Oregon growers to pivot to hemp
Tuesday September 4, 2018, 6:08 AM - (139)

It’s no secret that Oregon is growing far more marijuana than the market can absorb, so some cultivators are turning to MJ’s cousin: hemp. As Oregon cannabis prices continue to sink to new lows amid a product glut, outdoor growers are applying what they know about marijuana and cultivating hemp f ... [More]

Clark County Sheriff's Deputy involved in shooting in Hazel Dell
Tuesday September 4, 2018, 4:57 AM - (140)

On 09/03/18 at about 11:50 PM Clark County Sheriff's Office Deputies responded to a hit and run collision in the Felida area. They located the fleeing vehicle and began pursuing the vehicle. The suspect crashed the vehicle and then fled on foot. Deputies continued the chase on foot and during the ... [More]

Injured Horse Rescued From Oregon Mountains
Sunday September 2, 2018, 12:10 AM - (141)

ESTACADA, Oregon — An injured horse found wandering alone in a northeastern Oregon wilderness has been rescued. KATU-TV reports that the 8-year-old horse named Sandy was led out of the Wallowa Mountains last week and is recovering at the Eagle Fern Equine Hospital in Estacada. She's in the ca ... [More]

Man Critically Injured After Crashing Stolen Car
Saturday September 1, 2018, 10:35 PM - (142)

On Saturday, September 1, 2018, at 11:35 a.m., Washington County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to an injury crash at NW West Union Rd. and NW Neakahnie Ave. in the Rock Creek neighborhood. Witnesses reported that a white 1998 Honda Civic crossed the center line and crashed head on into a blue ... [More]

Oregon to require notification of marijuana harvest
Friday August 31, 2018, 12:32 AM - (143)

PORTLAND, Ore. — Before Matthew Miller harvests marijuana this fall from his fields in southern Oregon, he’ll have to notify the state for the first time ever — a process that could bring inspectors to make sure none of his pot is being illegally diverted. The new harvest notification policy, whi ... [More]

Suspect Arrested in Portland Sex Assault Investigation
Friday August 31, 2018, 12:22 AM - (144)

On August 11, 2018, at 10:54 p.m., 64-year-old Sandy S. Ortiz was arrested in San Diego, California, in connection to a Portland Police Bureau Detective Division's Sex Assault Detail Investigation. This investigation began in May 2018, when a community member contacted the Portland Police Bureau ... [More]

Three People Rescued From Early Morning Cedar Mill Fire
Friday August 31, 2018, 12:13 AM - (145)

TUALATIN, Oregon - Just before 1 a.m. today, Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue firefighters were called to a residential fire in the 12800 block of Northwest Lovejoy Court in the Cedar Mill community in unincorporated Washington County. Multiple callers to the 911 dispatch center reported seeing he ... [More]

Police investigating collision of train and cyclist.
Friday August 31, 2018, 12:10 AM - (146)

On August 30, 2018 at approximately 7:30 pm Salem police officers and Salem firefighters responded to State Street and 12th Street on the report of a bicyclist being struck by a train. The male cyclist was declared deceased at the scene by medics. Witnesses reported that the male cyclist had been ... [More]

Boat Captain Accused of Assault Arrested at Sea
Wednesday August 29, 2018, 5:21 AM - (147)

PORTLAND, Oregon — The Coast Guard arrested the captain of a commercial fishing vessel off the coast of Oregon after receiving an anonymous call about a woman in distress. The Oregonian/OregonLive reports 38-year-old Branden Vanderploeg of Winchester Bay was charged with assault within maritime j ... [More]

Welfare Check leads to burglary and theft arrest
Wednesday August 29, 2018, 4:12 AM - (148)

On August 28, 2018 at about 8:00 pm Lincoln County Sheriff's Deputies responded to a welfare check in the area of the Keys Place in Lincoln City, Oregon. Lincoln City Dispatch advised they received a 911 call from a female advising she was lost in the area and scared. At about 8:40 pm Lincoln Coun ... [More]

Oregon slashes daily purchase limits for medical cannabis patients
Tuesday August 28, 2018, 3:23 AM - (149)

In a bid to stem the flow of marijuana product to the black market, Oregon regulators have ordered a steep cut over the next six months in the amount of cannabis that medical MJ patients can buy on a daily basis. The Oregon Liquor Control Commission (OLCC) last Thursday reduced purchasing limits ... [More]

Oregon Drug Sting Nets Man Who Pleads Guilty to Federal Cocaine, Gun Charges
Tuesday August 28, 2018, 2:19 AM - (150)

MEDFORD, Oregon — A man has pleaded guilty to possession of cocaine and arms trafficking. Gonzalo Manzo Jr., 33, of Fresno, California, pleaded guilty Monday to cocaine and firearms charges. One of the charges was conspiracy to possess a machine gun and a silencer. The statement said Manzo and ... [More]

Permalink Negotiations in Camas move to mediation
Monday August 27, 2018, 9:37 AM - (151)

Bargaining teams for Camas School District and Camas Education Association met on Sunday, Aug. 26, 2018. This week, a mediator from the Public Employment Relations Commission will assist both groups as they work toward an agreement. Today at 4:00 p.m., teachers are scheduled to vote on an authori ... [More]

Start of school, tomorrow, August 28, to be delayed
Monday August 27, 2018, 8:36 AM - (152)

Negotiations are continuing today between Evergreen Public Schools and the Evergreen Education Association (EEA). Last Thursday, August 23, EEA took a vote indicating teachers/certificated staff would strike if an agreement was not reached by the first day of school, August 28. Given the uncer ... [More]

Two people dead, one injured, shooting
Friday August 24, 2018, 11:28 PM - (153)

SALEM, Oregon - A late night shooting has left two men dead and another man injured. April 14th, 2018 at 2:28 a.m., deputies were called to Bar Fly’s located at 444 Lancaster Drive NE on a reported shooting. Deputies identified 46-year old Lucias Rashaud Harris as a suspect in this case. The She ... [More]

The Human Bean Cafe in NE Portland Gives Back to Friends of the Children-Portland
Friday August 24, 2018, 9:24 PM - (154)

o commemorate the start of the school year, The Human Bean cafe at 4385 NE Sandy Blvd in Portland, will donate proceeds from specially priced $2 -16 oz. coffee drinks on Tuesday, August 28th to support Friends of the Children-Portland. The Human Bean of Portland is owned and operated by local res ... [More]

Body Of 27-year-old Meighan Cordie Found
Friday August 24, 2018, 5:14 AM - (155)

DAYTON, Oregon - A body believed to be a missing 27-year-old woman was found Thursday morning north of Dayton. “Based on the physical descriptors and clothing, the body appears to be that of Meighan Cordie,” Yamhill County authorities said in a statement. Cordie, 27, the daughter of a Clackama ... [More]

Gregory Craine receives prison sentence for sexually abusing minor
Friday August 24, 2018, 4:07 AM - (156)

PORTLAND, Oregon - Multnomah County District Attorney Rod Underhill announced a 20 month prison sentence for a man who manipulated and encouraged a minor female to take and then provide him with nude images of herself. On August 23, 2018, Gregory Craine, 37, appeared before Multnomah County Circu ... [More]

Evergreen Public Schools to continue negotiating with EEA despite strike vote
Friday August 24, 2018, 3:06 AM - (157)

This evening, Evergreen Education Association (EEA) members voted to strike and informed Evergreen Public Schools officials that teachers would not report for the start of school on August 28 if a contract agreement has not been reached. Evergreen Public Schools has offered its teacher group an a ... [More]

Fatal Motor Vehicle Crash on Highway 26 in Washington County
Friday August 24, 2018, 3:04 AM - (158)

On Thursday August 23, 2018 at about 10:10 pm State Troopers and emergency personnel responded to a two vehicle head on crash on Highway 26 near milepost 43. Preliminary investigation indicates that a grey 2014 Kia Cadenza was traveling eastbound on Highway 26 when for an unknown reason it cros ... [More]

Two People Arrested After Crash
Monday August 20, 2018, 4:19 AM - (159)

BEAVERTON, Oregon - On August 18, 2018 at 9:05 p.m. Beaverton Police officers attempted to stop a 2018 Mercedes near SW Canyon/SW 110th. A witness reported the occupants of the vehicle had stolen hundreds of dollars’ worth of merchandise from Kohl’s. A short vehicle pursuit ensued and the d ... [More]

Stubblefield Fire and Seale Fire Update
Monday August 20, 2018, 3:08 AM - (160)

CONDON, Oregon - There has been steady progress made on the fires burning near Condon in South Gilliam County, 16,700 total acres burned with 29% containment. The resources on the fire today include 21 fire engines, five large water tenders, and 91 fire personnel from agencies all over the State of ... [More]

Oregon Becomes the First State to Legalize Mass Timber High Rises
Saturday August 18, 2018, 5:40 AM - (161)

Oregon has become the first state in the U.S. to allow timber buildings to rise higher than six stories without special consideration. The recent addendum to the state's building code is the result of Oregon’s statewide alternate method (SAM), a program that allows for alternate building techniques ... [More]

Severe Drought To Continue With Hot, Smoky Autumn On The Way
Saturday August 18, 2018, 4:26 AM - (162)

For the middle of September most experts are predicting hot, dry and smoky weather for the Pacific Northwest. The hot and dry conditions should continue well into autumn, with a heavy drought increasing each day. Nearly 70 percent of Oregon is now in "severe drought," with parts of Southern ... [More]

Stabbing at Walking Trail Near Tigard
Saturday August 18, 2018, 3:22 AM - (163)

TIGARD, Oregon - Police are investigating a stabbing at the Barrows Park trail. The incident occurred in the area of Horizon Blvd. just south of Barrows in the Progress Ridge area at approximately 5:30 p.m. on August 17. According to witness statements provided to police, a man walking with his d ... [More]

Man Suspected of Sexually Assaulting Woman in Garden Home
Friday August 17, 2018, 3:29 AM - (164)

BEAVERTON, Oregon - Washington County Sheriff’s Office detectives are asking for the public’s help identifying the suspect of a sexual assault that occurred last month in the Garden Home community. Anyone with information is urged to contact the Sheriff’s Office. On July 19, 2018, at about 4:30 p ... [More]

Oregon SWAT team arrests armed man near Rainer
Thursday August 16, 2018, 4:45 AM - (165)

RAINER, Oregon - On August 14, 2018 at approximately 4:50 PM Oregon State Police Troopers were dispatched to the report of a “road rage” event that occurred in the area of Hwy 30 milepost 45 near Rainer, OR. During this event the parties were involved in a verbal altercation. Troopers responded t ... [More]

Construction worker hit and killed in active contruction zone in Umatilla County
Thursday August 16, 2018, 3:42 AM - (166)

On Tuesday August 14, 2018 at about 8:40 PM a fatal crash occurred on SR 11, milepost 16, near Athena Oregon. The crash occurred in an active construction zone where a repaving project was occurring. Preliminary information shows a construction zone flagger, Tyresa Monaghan (49 ) of Kennewick, ... [More]

Legislators Hire Portland Law Firm to Handle Sexual Harassment Complaint
Tuesday August 14, 2018, 6:16 AM - (167)

SALEM, Oregon — Legislators voted to hire Barran Liebman LLP, a Portland law firm to handle the lawmakers response to a complaint claiming Democrats covered up sexual harassment at the Capitol. Legislative Counsel Dexter Johnson says the firm is not to charge over $100,000 for the work. The co ... [More]

Two Year Embezzlement Prison Term For Bend Man
Tuesday August 14, 2018, 5:23 AM - (168)

BEND, Oregon — A Bend man arrested for stealing $700,000 from his employer was sentenced to two years in prison. William Walton III of Bend was sentenced Monday after entering a no contest plea earlier this year to two charges of first-degree aggravated theft and pay $150,000 in restitution. W ... [More]

Suzuki Driver Killed in Motor Accident
Tuesday August 14, 2018, 5:11 AM - (169)

HILLSBORO, Oregon - On August 13th, 2018 at approximately 8:18 AM, the Hillsboro Police Department responded to a fatal traffic crash on Brookwood at the Highway 26 east on-ramp. This interchange is controlled by a traffic signal. The crash involved a 2009 Suzuki motorcycle and a 2017 Honda CRV. ... [More]

Bend Resident Arrested For Suspecian Of Forest Arson
Tuesday August 14, 2018, 4:10 AM - (170)

On Monday August 13, 2018 at about 2:30pm, the U.S. Forest Service investigated an illegal burn at a primitive campsite located in the Deschutes National Forest off of Forest Service Road 9702, (Benham Falls Road), near the Lava Lands Visitor Center. The burn site was estimated at ¼ acre and eviden ... [More]

Accidental Brush Fire Caused by Use of Flammable Liquid
Friday August 10, 2018, 5:36 AM - (171)

Just before noon today, 911 callers reported a column of smoke coming from a field along SW Shaeffer Road near the W Road intersection in West Linn. Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue firefighters arrived to find active fire covering more than three acres with potential to spread into nearby trees. Fi ... [More]

Paris McConville receives 18 year prison sentence for killing Ryan Thompson
Friday August 10, 2018, 4:33 AM - (172)

Paris McConville receives 18 year prison sentence for killing Ryan Thompson Late today, Multnomah County District Attorney Rod Underhill announced 35-year-old Paris McConville pleaded guilty to one count of manslaughter in the first degree and one count of assault in the second degree and was sen ... [More]

Oregon Man Sentenced for Intimidation of Muslim Couple
Tuesday August 7, 2018, 4:16 AM - (173)

PORTLAND, Oregon — A Portland man has been accused of threatening a Muslim couple and following them in his car. 50-year-old Fredrick Nolan Sorrell was sentenced Friday to anger management classes, 100 hours of community service and three years of probation.. He pleading no contest in April to t ... [More]

Suspect Arrested After Hitting Pedestrian
Tuesday August 7, 2018, 3:11 AM - (174)

TIGARD, Oregon - On Monday, August 6, 2018, at 5:20 p.m., Central Precinct officers responded to the area near Northwest Broadway and Northwest Glisan Street on the report that a vehicle was carjacked and the suspect had driven over a pedestrian while driving the stolen vehicle. As officers resp ... [More]

Portland Police Accused Of Excessive Force During Protest
Monday August 6, 2018, 2:44 AM - (175)

PORTLAND, Oregon — On Sunday, Portland police were accused excessive force against protesters at a rally by extreme-right demonstrators. It was reported that some of the demonstrators were injured by police. This prompted the city's new police chief to order a review of officers' use of force. P ... [More]

Shooting in Portland's Powellhurst-Gilbert Neighborhood
Monday August 6, 2018, 1:36 AM - (176)

PORTLAND, Oregon - On Sunday, August 5, 2018, at 2 AM., two people were hit by gunfire outside the 7-11 store, located at 3500 Southeast 122nd Avenue. When police arrived they found two men on the ground outside of the entrance to the 7-11. Both men appeared to be suffering from gunshot injuries ... [More]

150,000 Acres of Oregon Land Is Currently Consumed by Wildfires, and the Entire State Is At an Elevated Fire Risk
Saturday August 4, 2018, 7:22 AM - (177)

Increasingly hot, dry summers are making massive wildfires the new normal in the Pacific Northwest. Currently, according to the National Interagency Fire Center, there are 16 fires burning in Oregon, totally roughly 151,603 acres. And NIFC predicts that number could increase in the coming months. ... [More]

Gresham Police sergeant pleads guilty to official misconduct
Saturday August 4, 2018, 7:11 AM - (178)

PORTLAND, Oregon - Multnomah County District Attorney Rod Underhill announced Robert Fay, a detective sergeant with the Gresham Police Department, was charged with official misconduct in the first degree. Fay appeared before Multnomah County Circuit Court Judge Eric J. Bergstrom and pleaded guilt ... [More]

Sugar Pine Fire Declared a Conflagration
Saturday August 4, 2018, 7:10 AM - (179)

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


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

Deputy uses tourniquet to save man's life
Saturday August 4, 2018, 4:06 AM - (180)

SALEM, Oregon - On 08-02-18, Marion County Deputies were dispatched to a report of a man that had been stabbed in the 300 block of Lancaster Drive NE. Deputy Mark Rettig arrived and located the victim, 21-year old Samuel Fry. Deputy Rettig could see Fry’s bleeding was severe and quickly applied a to ... [More]

Update on Oregon fire
Thursday August 2, 2018, 7:01 AM - (181)

The Oregon Office of State Fire Marshal, through the Emergency Management Assistance Compact, activated its Agency Operations Center Saturday, July 28 and deployed one strike team and one task force with equipment and personnel to assist with the wildfires in California. The Oregon State Fire Mar ... [More]

Fatal Tractor Accident
Thursday August 2, 2018, 3:00 AM - (182)

At approximately 1750 hours police and rescue were sent to 9114 NE 66TH ST on a report of an accident invloving a farm tractor. Witnesses advised that the operator of the tractor was attempting to use the tractor to move a vehicle on the property. As he was doing this the tractor flipped over, ... [More]

1000 people evacuate homes in Grants Pass Fires
Monday July 30, 2018, 3:51 AM - (183)

GRANTS PASS, Oregon — A huge brushfire burning near Grants Pass in southern Oregon has forced more than 1,000 people to evacuate their homes. By Sunday, the Garner Complex fire grew to more than 50 square miles and was only about 30 percent contained. The fire grew by more than 10 percent over ... [More]

Man beaten with gun in Northeast Portland
Monday July 30, 2018, 2:47 AM - (184)

PORTLAND, Oregon - On Saturday July 28, 2018, at about 6pm., police responded to an assault at Northeast 6th Avenue and East Burnside Street. The victim told police he was hit in the head with a handgun and that the suspect also fired a shot during the encounter. Officers and medical personnel a ... [More]

Police find couple wanted for child rape and sodomy
Sunday July 29, 2018, 7:06 AM - (185)

PORTLAND, Oregon — After a 20 year search police finally found a wanted Oregon couple in Mississippi when the husband died and his wife used his aliases to make funeral arrangements. A Mississippi undertaker entered the alias used by Leon Henry Shaw online then found Shaw was on the FBI's Most Wa ... [More]

Marion County Sheriff’s Office Detective was arrested
Friday July 27, 2018, 1:50 AM - (186)

SALEM, Oregon - On July 26, 2018, a Marion County Sheriff’s Office Detective was arrested on 1 Count of Theft by Taking, 4 Counts of Theft by Selling and 1 count of Official Misconduct by the Salem Police Department. The Sheriff’s Office received information from the Salem Police Department regardin ... [More]

Residential Hillsboro Woodshop Heavily Damaged
Thursday July 26, 2018, 2:03 AM - (187)

HILLSBORO, Oregon - Just before 1pm today a residential fire on the 900 block of NE Queens Ln.consumed a single story structure with heavy smoke and flames extending into the air above a woodworking shop. The shop had been added onto the back of an attached garage. Firefighters found extensive fi ... [More]

Outdoor Salem Fire Burn Ban in Effect
Thursday July 26, 2018, 2:02 AM - (188)

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

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

Bend Woman Reunites Girl With Toy Lion Lost on Remote Hike
Tuesday July 24, 2018, 1:55 AM - (189)

BEND, Oregon — A 7-year-old girl who lost her stuffed lion while hiking was reunited with her loved toy over the weekend after a major effort to identify her. Hiker Holly Spaman, who recently moved to Bend, Oregon, from Yakima, Washington, ran into Audrianna Flores and her family as they descende ... [More]

Two People Die in Oregon Motorcycle Crashes
Monday July 23, 2018, 9:10 PM - (190)

ENTERPRISE, Oregon — Two people died in a three-wheeled motorcycle crash in northeastern Oregon. 79-year-old driver Galen Rottinghaus of Oak Harbor, Washington, lost control of the motorcycle and overturned on the shoulder on Friday as a group of motorcyclists slowed to turn into the Joseph Canyo ... [More]

2nd Fatality in Oregon Wildfires Is Homeless Man
Sunday July 22, 2018, 2:54 AM - (191)

CENTRAL POINT, Oregon - A second person has died in a wildfire near Central Point. The body of a man was discovered Thursday inside the wildfire in southwestern Oregon. 60-year-old homeless Robert Lee Walker died near Central Point, Oregon. He lived in an encampment by the river near where the wi ... [More]

Folklife Program at Chehalem Cultural Center
Saturday July 21, 2018, 1:49 AM - (192)

Newberg, OR —Join folklorist Amy Howard and traditional basket maker Connie Graves for a conversation about some of the cultural traditions of the Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde and the people who practice them. The talk will be Thursday, July 26th at 6:30 PM at Chehalem Cultural Center, 415 E S ... [More]

Jorge Sosa-Soler receives 20 year prison sentence for killing girlfriend
Tuesday July 17, 2018, 4:28 AM - (193)

PORTLAND, Oegon - Yesterday, Multnomah County District Attorney Rod Underhill announced a 20 year prison sentence for 52-year-old Jorge Sosa-Soler for killing Yaritza Valdez-Almaguer, his longtime girlfriend. The defendant appeared before Multnomah County Circuit Court Judge Karin J. Immergut and ... [More]

25 year-old male drowns at Sandy River
Tuesday July 17, 2018, 3:16 AM - (194)

At about 5 PM yesterday, a 25 year-old male swimmer went under the surface of the Sandy River and did not re-surfaced. AMR Lifeguards hurried toward Lewis & Clark Park about 10 yards downstream of the Troutdale Bridge. The strong current swept the submerged victim downstream, in water depths near th ... [More]

Sunday Morning Drug Bust Nets Narcotics
Monday July 16, 2018, 12:50 AM - (195)

PORTLAND, Oregon - On Sunday, July 15, narcotics officers observed an vehicle in the parking lot of the Jack in the Box restaurant, at 921 Southeast Powell Boulevard. As police drove into the parking lot, the suspect attempted to speed away but crashed his car into an occupied Drugs and Vice Divisio ... [More]

Southbound Lanes on I-5 now open at Fremont Bridge
Monday July 16, 2018, 12:14 AM - (196)

PORTLAND, Oregon - All lanes of southbound I-5 are now open past the Fremont Bridge. The lanes had been closed since Friday night for the I-5 paving project. Crews finished the paving work in advance of the scheduled 5 a.m. reopening. The southbound lanes will close again this weekend from 10 p.m. F ... [More]

Police investigating suspicious death at park
Saturday July 14, 2018, 5:33 AM - (197)

PORTLAND, Oregon - On July 13, 2018 at approximately 2:20 p.m., Salem Police officers responded to McKay School Park, 2755 Hollywood DR NE on a report of an injured male. Officers arrived and located a deceased male. Detectives were notified and responded to the scene. At this time a cause of death ... [More]

Black Market Haunts Oregon's Medical Marijuana Program
Friday July 13, 2018, 6:16 AM - (198)

SALEM, Oregon — Reports indicate that a thriving black market is taking advantage of the reported overproduction of marijuana for distribution in Oregon. On Thursday, the reporting agency said it has not lent effective oversight of growers and others in the industry, creating a thriving black mar ... [More]

Baby killed, mother injured in East Vancouver crash
Friday July 13, 2018, 5:46 AM - (199)

VANCOURVER, Washington - On 7/12/2018 at 6:53 pm, AMR Ambulance, East County Fire and Rescue and CCSO deputies responded to a single vehicle rollover collision in the 26000 block of NE Bradford Road, in east Clark County. Prior to EMS arrival, passersby had removed an unresponsive infant from the v ... [More]

Young couple crashes into Arco store striking employee
Friday July 13, 2018, 5:10 AM - (200)

NORTHPLAINS, Oregon - July 12, 2018 – A 23-year-old man crashed his car into a North Plains storefront and struck an employee. On Thursday, at about 7 PM, two North Plains cops were at an ARCO station, located at 9560 NW Glencoe Road, when they observed a vehicle turn into the parking lot at a hi ... [More]

Serious injury crash in construction zone on Highway 97 south of Madras
Friday July 13, 2018, 4:12 AM - (201)

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

$150 million Powerball jackpot winner to be announced
Friday July 13, 2018, 3:31 AM - (202)

Lottery to hold press conference regarding claimed $150 million Powerball prize WHO: Oregon Lottery officials WHEN: 10 a.m., Friday, July 13, 2018 WHERE: Oregon Lottery Headquarters, 500 Airport Road SE, Salem, OR WHAT: Oregon Lottery officials will announce the winner of the $150.4 mill ... [More]

Suspected Burglar killed by law enforcement officer
Sunday July 8, 2018, 4:02 AM - (203)

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

Serious Injury Crash on US 26 near Government Camp
Sunday July 8, 2018, 3:54 AM - (204)

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

Fatal Crash Investigated Near Mill City
Thursday July 5, 2018, 7:38 AM - (205)

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

Oregon woman calls 911 on her state representative for canvassing while black
Thursday July 5, 2018, 4:14 AM - (206)

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

Police Looking For Award Winning Female Boxer Considered Runaway
Thursday July 5, 2018, 3:59 AM - (207)

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

Oregon leader of meth ring with cartel ties gets 15 years in prison
Saturday June 30, 2018, 3:23 AM - (208)

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

No criminal charge to be filed against Marion County Sheriff's Deputy
Saturday June 30, 2018, 1:34 AM - (209)

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

State agencies to meet July 9 on proposed gold mine in Malheur County
Saturday June 30, 2018, 1:05 AM - (210)

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

Man Dies, Wife Lives in Single Car Crash Near Burns
Saturday June 30, 2018, 1:02 AM - (211)

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

Congressman Greg Walden Wants A Pardon for 2 Oregon Ranchers
Thursday June 28, 2018, 5:05 AM - (212)

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

Jury finds Curtis Clint Williams guilty in connection to 2011 rape
Thursday June 28, 2018, 4:01 AM - (213)

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

Fatal motorcycle/SUV crash in Happy Valley
Thursday June 28, 2018, 2:56 AM - (214)

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

Woodland students attend first Career Day
Tuesday June 26, 2018, 1:02 AM - (215)

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

Man Critical After Two Car Accident Near Vancouver Mall
Monday June 25, 2018, 6:52 AM - (216)

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

Woman Charged In Death Of Child Left In Car
Saturday June 23, 2018, 5:03 AM - (217)

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

Hillsboro Woman Accused of Abusing Children
Saturday June 23, 2018, 4:49 AM - (218)

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

Michael Williams pleads guilty to aggravated murder, robbery
Saturday June 23, 2018, 4:13 AM - (219)

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

Milk Carton Boat Race Set to Go Tomarrow
Saturday June 23, 2018, 3:40 AM - (220)

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

Portland Couple Accused of Interstate Distribution of Marijuana and Firearms Crimes
Thursday June 21, 2018, 8:45 AM - (221)

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

3-year-old Boy Falls From Second-Story Window
Thursday June 21, 2018, 8:44 AM - (222)

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

Oregon Man Gets 11 Years in Prison for Deadly Hit-And-Run
Thursday June 21, 2018, 8:42 AM - (223)

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

Oregon Senator Sues Governor, State Revenue Department
Thursday June 21, 2018, 7:37 AM - (224)

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

3 Vehicle Fatal Crash Closes McKay Road
Saturday June 9, 2018, 5:32 AM - (225)

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

Man sentenced to 150 months for manslaughter
Saturday June 9, 2018, 4:26 AM - (226)

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

Bend Firefighter Rhett Larsen Memorial Service
Wednesday June 6, 2018, 5:10 AM - (227)

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

McMinnville High senior wins $1,000 scholarship by expressing his GRADitude
Tuesday June 5, 2018, 9:25 AM - (228)

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

40-Year-Old Salem Man Killed In Plane Crash
Tuesday June 5, 2018, 7:22 AM - (229)

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

Maps Community Foundation Launches 2018 Community Challenge
Tuesday June 5, 2018, 5:20 AM - (230)

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

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

MCSO Detectives arrest a Troutdale man for Sex Abuse
Saturday May 12, 2018, 4:30 AM - (231)

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

Portland Uber and Lyft Drivers Plan Rally At City Hall To Demand Better Working Conditions
Monday April 30, 2018, 6:14 AM - (232)

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

Police investigating shooting
Monday April 30, 2018, 1:08 AM - (233)

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

Deer shot with arrows through head and body
Sunday April 29, 2018, 4:05 AM - (234)

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

Inmate Walks Away From Work Crew
Sunday April 29, 2018, 2:54 AM - (235)

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

Siletz Valley School Staff Member Arrested for Sex Abuse Charges
Wednesday April 25, 2018, 3:43 AM - (236)

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

Fatal Crash Highway 212 In Clackamas County
Monday April 23, 2018, 12:57 PM - (237)

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

32-year-old Man Arrested for Luring and On-Line Sexual Corruption
Friday April 20, 2018, 8:13 AM - (238)

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

Oregon Grew More Cannabis Than Customers Can Smoke
Friday April 20, 2018, 7:36 AM - (239)

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

Plaid Pantry Robbed Tuesday Night on SE 82nd Ave
Friday April 20, 2018, 3:50 AM - (240)

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

Man Arrested After Gunfire in Portland's Gateway Neighborhood
Wednesday April 18, 2018, 6:48 AM - (241)

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

Oregon Relative Victim Of Tagaytay Ace Hardware Store
Wednesday April 18, 2018, 5:43 AM - (242)

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

Shooting Leaves Two Dead and Another Injured
Sunday April 15, 2018, 5:48 AM - (243)

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

Shooting Investigation In Mount Scott-Arleta Neighborhood
Sunday April 15, 2018, 4:46 AM - (244)

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

Suspect Arrested For Measure 11 Crime
Sunday April 15, 2018, 4:31 AM - (245)

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

Threatening Hate Speech Fliers Circulating in Portland
Tuesday April 3, 2018, 3:26 AM - (246)

PORTLAND, Oregon -

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

Drunk Woman Crashes Car In Police Pursuit, Injures Baby
Sunday April 1, 2018, 4:06 AM - (247)

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

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

Robbery At Beaverton Marijuana Dispensary
Sunday April 1, 2018, 2:46 AM - (248)

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

Governor Brown Signs Executive Order for Addiction
Wednesday March 28, 2018, 3:08 AM - (249)

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

Shooting Investigation in Northeast Portland
Wednesday March 28, 2018, 1:05 AM - (250)

PORTLAND, Oregon - On Tuesday March 27, 2018, at 3:27 p.m., North Precinct and Gang Enforcement Team officers responded to the report of a shooting at Northeast 11th Avenue and Failing Street. Officers arrived in the area and located the victim and victim's vehicle at Northeast 12th Avenue and F ... [More]

Oregon Can and Should Do More for the Mentally Ill
Sunday March 25, 2018, 4:04 AM - (251)

My patient’s mental health deteriorated after a sheriff returned the bloodstained handgun his father used to commit suicide. A middle-aged veteran, this man was depressed and experiencing PTSD symptoms. He had a lot on his plate – caring for a sick and aging mother, disabled adult son, disability du ... [More]

Congress Approve Massive Spending Plan That Funds Oregon Wildfire Prevention and Rural Broadband But Leaves Out Dreamers
Sunday March 25, 2018, 4:01 AM - (252)

Yesterday, Congress approved a massive spending bill for the remainder of the 2018 fiscal year that includes funding for Oregon wildfire prevention, rural school programs and infrastructure projects. President Donald J. Trump signed the bill into law this morning. The bundled spending bill—or ... [More]

Man Shot To Death Near Sandy
Sunday March 25, 2018, 2:58 AM - (253)

On 3-24-18 at about 5:12pm, deputies with the Clackamas County Sheriff's Office responded to 18655 SE Autumn Way in unincorporated Sandy in response to a report of a shooting where the male victim was reported to have died. Deputies arrived at the location a short time later. They made several a ... [More]

Grand Jury Finds Keizer Police Officer Justified in Killing 26-year-old Man
Friday March 23, 2018, 4:46 AM - (254)

KEIZER, Oregon - A Marion County Grand Jury unanimously found that Keizer Police Department Officer Tyler Wampler was justified in his use of deadly force on Ryan Chapman, 26, on March 14, 2018. The Grand Jury convened today to hear testimony from 13 witnesses, including officers from the Keizer ... [More]

Home Fire Affecting One Family in Canby
Friday March 23, 2018, 3:43 AM - (255)

CANBY, Oregon - Disaster responders with the local American Red Cross responded to a home fire disaster on March 23, 2018, at approximately 4 p.m. in the 1000 block of SE 3rd Ave. in Canby, Oregon. The fire affected one family, including two adults and pets. The Red Cross provided resources to h ... [More]

Oregon Supreme Court suspends judge who refused to marry gay couples
Monday March 19, 2018, 9:25 AM - (256)

An Oregon judge who, among several other offenses, refused to marry same-sex couples has been suspended for three years without pay by the Oregon Supreme Court. The state’s high court on Thursday upheld a decision by the Oregon Commission on Judicial Fitness and Disability that found Marion Count ... [More]

45-year-old Coos Bay man killed on Highway 101 South of Yachats
Monday March 19, 2018, 2:15 AM - (257)

COOS BAY, Oregon - On Sunday March 18th, 2018 at about 1107 hours, Oregon State Police and emergency personnel responded to a report of a multiple vehicle crash on Hwy 101. Preliminary investigation revealed a red 2002 Ford Ranger pickup was northbound on Hwy 101 at MP 174, operated by Jeremy Hac ... [More]

Shooting Investigation Overnight on SE Stark St - No Known Injuries
Monday March 19, 2018, 1:12 AM - (258)

On Sunday, March 18, 2018, at 10:52 p.m., East Precinct officers responded to the reports of gunfire near Southeast Stark Street and Southeast 148th Avenue. When officers arrived on scene they located multiple occupied residences in the 14900 block of Southeast Stark Street that had damage consi ... [More]

Eugene Man Sentenced to Life For Murder,
Wednesday March 14, 2018, 10:50 AM - (259)

EUGENE, Oregon — A Eugene man has been sentenced to life in prison after a jury found him guilty of murder. 31-year-old Timothy Micheal Green was convicted on Tuesday in the May 2017 death of 36-year-old Steven Ray Burton. Green's attorney asked jurors to find his client guilty of the lesser c ... [More]

Man Charged with Aloha Attempted Murder
Wednesday March 14, 2018, 9:47 AM - (260)

ALOHA, Oregon - A man was captured and arrested on multiple charges after he stabbed another man at an apartment in the community of Aloha. On Tuesday, March 13, 2018 at 8:11 a.m., Washington County Sheriff's Office deputies responded to an apartment complex at 18700 SW Farmington Road in Aloha ... [More]

Suspect in Custody After Stabbing on SE Foster Rd
Wednesday March 14, 2018, 8:45 AM - (261)

PORTLAND, Oregon - On Wednesday, March 14, 2018, at 6:44 a.m., East Precinct officers responded to the report of a male threatening a store employee with a knife at the Everyday Food Mart, located at 7020 Southeast Foster Road. As officers responded to the scene they learned the suspect had inju ... [More]

When Bitcoin Miners Take Over Your Town
Saturday March 10, 2018, 1:11 AM - (262)

EAST WENATCHEE, Washington—Hands on the wheel, eyes squinting against the winter sun, Lauren Miehe eases his Land Rover down the main drag and tells me how he used to spot promising sites to build a bitcoin mine, back in 2013, when he was a freshly arrived techie from Seattle and had just discovered ... [More]

Wednesday March 7, 2018, 8:17 PM - (263)

CORVALLIS, Oregon - Benton County Sheriff's Office detectives arrested Richard Leroy Knudson, 39, of Philomath, at approximately 7:00p.m., March 5, 2018. Knudson was charged with twenty-four counts of Sex Abuse I, twenty-four counts of Sex Abuse II, twenty-four counts of Unlawful Sexual Penetration ... [More]

Man In Custody After Police Chase
Wednesday March 7, 2018, 12:41 AM - (264)

SALEM, Oregon - On Tuesday at about 8:32 PM OSP Troopers from the Salem Area Command received a driving complaint of a reckless driver on I5 in Marion County. The driver was identified as Jimmy Eduardo Maeda-Escobar, age 21, was arrested for multiple crimes including DUII, Reckless Driving, Atte ... [More]

OSP Captain Under Criminal Investigation
Thursday March 1, 2018, 1:28 PM - (265)

SALEM, Oregon - Captain Bill Fugate is under criminal investigation by the Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office. Fugate is the chief spokesman for the Oregon State Police. The sheriff’s office reported receiving an anonymous tip Tuesday evening regarding Captain Bill Fugate. Deschutes County Sheriff ... [More]

FBI Arrests Man on Assault and Sex Abuse Charges
Thursday March 1, 2018, 11:24 AM - (266)

On Tuesday, February 27, 2018, FBI agents arrested Almonzo Antonio Castaneda, age 34, on charges of sexual abuse, assault of a spouse or intimate partner by strangulation and assault by striking, beating or wounding. The arrest, at Castaneda's home in Yakima, Washington, was without incident. Ca ... [More]

Senator Knopp Suggests Making Threats Against Schools a Felony
Tuesday February 27, 2018, 4:40 AM - (267)

SALEM, Oregon — Oregon Republican Senator Tim Knopp wants anyone threatening to attack a school be charged with a felony. The amendment was introduced Monday during a threats after the Feb. 14 Florida high school shooting. Knopp represents the central Oregon town of Bend where a threat last week ... [More]

Salem Couple to Restore Once Popular Ski Lodge Near Bend
Tuesday February 27, 2018, 3:34 AM - (268)

BEND, Oregon — A Salem couple is in the process of restoring an old Oregon ski lodge vacant for more than 30 years. Salem couple Dwight and Susan Sheets recently received a permit from the U.S. Forest Service to begin work on the Santiam Pass Ski Lodge. The lodge is located across from the Hoodoo ... [More]

Man With Gun Arrested in Northwest Portland
Tuesday February 27, 2018, 2:31 AM - (269)

On Monday, February 26, 2018, at 12:00 p.m., Central Precinct officers responded to the report of a person trying to open car doors near the intersection of Northwest 24th Avenue and Northwest Wilson Street. The caller to 9-1-1 provided the call taker with a detailed description of the suspect a ... [More]

Oregon Man Admits to Trying to Have Sex With Child
Sunday February 25, 2018, 4:27 AM - (270)

HERMISTON, Oregon — An Eastern Oregon man accepted a plea in which he will spent four years in prison for attempting to have sex with a girl younger than 14. 24-year-old Dustin Dyer of Hermiston took the deal just days before his scheduled trial. He had been arrested December 31 on charges of rap ... [More]

Oregon Woman Sentenced to 10 Years on Child Porn Charge
Sunday February 25, 2018, 3:24 AM - (271)

MEDFORD, Oregon — A Medford woman who sent sexually explicit photographs of her infant son to an undercover FBI agent has been sentenced to a decade in federal prison. Lea Kathryn Jones blamed her actions on a mix of isolation, postpartum depression and abuse she suffered as a child. Assistant ... [More]

Boys Arrested After Threats to 2 Oregon High Schools
Sunday February 25, 2018, 2:20 AM - (272)

SALEM, Oregon — A high school in Bend was placed on lockdown and a juvenile was arrested Friday after police were alerted to a threat on social media, and another youth remained in custody after allegedly threatening to shoot students at a high school in another part of the state. The cases have ... [More]

Man pleads guilty to murder for Oregon weighmaster’s death
Thursday February 22, 2018, 9:29 PM - (273)

PORTLAND, Oregon — 44-year-old Dirck White pleaded guilty to killing an Oregon weighmaster. On Wednesday White pleaded guilty to murder for the death of 47-year-old Grady Waxenfelter in February 2014. White fatally shot the Clackamas County assistant weighmaster during a traffic stop near Bori ... [More]

Man Convicted of Pushing Girlfriend Off Balcony
Thursday February 22, 2018, 9:23 PM - (274)

On Friday, February 16, 27 year-old Jordan Adam Sutherland was convicted of multiple incidents of domestic violence, including of Assault in the First Degree for pushing the mother of his infant son off a third-story balcony. On the evening of September 11, 2017, multiple witnesses heard Sutherl ... [More]

Hypnotherapy offers up to 90 percent success rates
Thursday February 22, 2018, 9:19 PM - (275)

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

Juvenile Charged for Initiating False Report
Thursday February 22, 2018, 4:20 PM - (276)

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

Action on Climate Change Passes in Oregon
Wednesday February 21, 2018, 4:21 AM - (277)

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

Burglary Arrest Waldport Shell Gas Station
Wednesday February 21, 2018, 4:16 AM - (278)

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

Car Prowler Arrested After Breaking Into a Car in the Pearl District
Monday February 19, 2018, 2:17 AM - (279)

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

Woman arrested on Manslaughter, DUII charges following deadly crash
Sunday February 18, 2018, 8:59 AM - (280)

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

Single-Family Fire in Deschutes County
Sunday February 18, 2018, 1:50 AM - (281)

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

Bill to Amend Oregon Constitution Lands in Health Committee
Thursday February 15, 2018, 3:18 AM - (282)

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

More than 300 Firefighters to Visit Salem this Weekend for DPSST's Winter Fire School
Thursday February 15, 2018, 2:13 AM - (283)

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

Suspect Taken Into Custody by SERT Members
Thursday February 15, 2018, 2:01 AM - (284)

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

Chiloquin Man Admits to Stealing From Grandmother to Gamble
Sunday February 11, 2018, 9:20 AM - (285)

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

Oregon Increases Protections for Marbled Murrelet
Sunday February 11, 2018, 9:17 AM - (286)

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

Northeast Portland Pizza Shop Robbed Late Friday Night - No Arrests
Sunday February 11, 2018, 9:07 AM - (287)

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

Body recovered from East fork of Lewis River
Sunday February 11, 2018, 9:06 AM - (288)

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

Bicyclist dies after riding into path of semi
Saturday February 10, 2018, 8:22 AM - (289)

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

Man killed as motorcycle and two cars collide
Tuesday February 6, 2018, 5:43 AM - (290)

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

Soldier Who Died in Accidental Shooting in Oregon Identified
Tuesday February 6, 2018, 2:45 AM - (291)

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

Man Killed on Highway 138E in Douglas County.
Saturday February 3, 2018, 8:39 AM - (292)

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

Police Seize 17 Firearms as Part of Operation Safe Winter
Friday February 2, 2018, 2:50 AM - (293)

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

Woman killed by hit and run driver in Southeast Portland
Thursday February 1, 2018, 8:46 AM - (294)

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

Divers Recover Body After Canoe Capsizes in Prineville
Tuesday January 30, 2018, 6:35 AM - (295)

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

Stephanie Breazile Selected As 2018 Oregon Dairy Princess-Ambassador
Tuesday January 30, 2018, 6:33 AM - (296)

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

Flu Outbreak Closes Hilda Lahti Elementary School In Astoria
Tuesday January 30, 2018, 6:27 AM - (297)

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

Family of rancher killed during wildlife refuge standoff sues U.S., FBI
Saturday January 27, 2018, 3:34 PM - (298)

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

Man Sentenced to 70 Months for Pimping Young Girl
Saturday January 27, 2018, 1:07 PM - (299)

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

Sherwood Police Investigate Boy With BB Gun
Saturday January 27, 2018, 11:48 AM - (300)

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

Man Sentenced to 81 Years for Sexually Abusing Children
Tuesday January 23, 2018, 8:53 AM - (301)

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

Water Service Line Repair Impacts Both Lanes of Powell Boulevard at 139th Avenue
Tuesday January 23, 2018, 8:51 AM - (302)

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

Oregon’s Special Election Tuesday Starts The 2018 Progressive Wave
Sunday January 21, 2018, 8:50 AM - (303)

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

Usher sparks USC rally in win over Oregon State
Sunday January 21, 2018, 6:36 AM - (304)

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

Suspect Arrested in Connection to September 2017 Murder Investigation (Photo)
Sunday January 21, 2018, 5:42 AM - (305)

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

Mother of dead baby arrested for Manslaughter in her baby's death
Sunday January 21, 2018, 1:47 AM - (306)

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

Waldport Bank Robbery Suspect in Custody in the Lincoln County Jail
Friday January 19, 2018, 6:10 AM - (307)

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

Man Swept Away Off Rocks in Depoe Bay
Friday January 19, 2018, 4:12 AM - (308)

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

Minit Man Market Store Robbed in Portland's Cully Neighborhood
Tuesday January 16, 2018, 7:33 AM - (309)

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

CMV crashes into a disabled vehicle near Corbett
Tuesday January 16, 2018, 4:30 AM - (310)

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

Citizen Complaint Leads to Large Drug Bust
Tuesday January 16, 2018, 3:27 AM - (311)

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

A Key Tool to Help Oregon Fight Climate Change
Thursday January 11, 2018, 9:35 AM - (312)

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

Oregon Marijuana Retailers Fail OLCC Decoy Checks Across State
Thursday January 11, 2018, 9:33 AM - (313)

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

Oregon Is The 2nd Most Popular State For People To Move To
Tuesday January 9, 2018, 9:35 AM - (314)

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

Robbery with Gunfire at Market in Portland's Lent Neighborhood
Tuesday January 9, 2018, 4:24 AM - (315)

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

Ethics ruling raises questions about Oregon legislators with stake in private businesses
Tuesday January 9, 2018, 3:29 AM - (316)

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

A Tigard Elementary School Student Approached By Stranger In Van
Friday January 5, 2018, 9:53 AM - (317)

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

Corvallis ATM Robbed
Friday January 5, 2018, 9:52 AM - (318)

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

Some Oregonians Upset Over New Self-Serve Gas Law
Wednesday January 3, 2018, 3:10 AM - (319)

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

Hillsboro Woman Killed in Head-On Crash on River Road
Wednesday January 3, 2018, 2:24 AM - (320)

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

Centennial Neighborhood Store Robbed at Gunpoint
Wednesday January 3, 2018, 1:23 AM - (321)

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

Why McMinnVille Makes For The Perfect Getaway From Portland, Oregon
Tuesday December 26, 2017, 8:48 AM - (322)

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

Suspect Arrested After Robbing Pedestrian and Theft of Vehicle in Southeast Portland
Tuesday December 26, 2017, 8:36 AM - (323)

PORTLAND, Oregon - On Monday, December 25, 2017 at 2:49 p.m., East Precinct officers responded to the report that a pedestrian was robbed in the 10300 block of Southeast Washington Street. As officers responded to the location, the victim of the robbery provided the emergency call-taker a detail ... [More]

Girlfriend’s Kiss Proves Lethal for Oregon Inmate
Sunday December 24, 2017, 8:06 PM - (324)

Anthony Powell was a 41-year-old inmate at the Oregon State Penitentiary in Salem serving a life sentence for an aggravated murder conviction for fatally stabbing his mother-in-law. In June last year, he received a “privileged contact” visit from his girlfriend Melissa Ann Blair. Thought to help ... [More]

Teacher in Oregon accused of having sexual relationship with underage student
Sunday December 24, 2017, 8:01 PM - (325)

A 29-year-old teacher in Oregon is accused of numerous sex crimes after authorities said she had carried on a sexual relationship with an underage student. Andrea Nicole Baber, who taught literature, writing and speech at Logos Christian Academy in Springfield, started a sexual relationship with ... [More]

Murder-Suicide In Gresham
Sunday December 24, 2017, 9:41 AM - (326)

GRESHAM, Oregon - On Saturday, December 23, 2017 at 8:25pm a man walked into the Gresham Police Department lobby and reported that his adult son, 35-year-old Robert Lopez of Gresham, had just shot and killed his girlfriend, 34-year-old Hillary Vodden of Gresham. Gresham Police Officers immediately r ... [More]

Suspect Arrested in Connection to Robbery with a Hammer
Friday December 22, 2017, 8:55 AM - (327)

On Thursday, December 21, 2017, at 12:06 p.m., North Precinct officers responded to the report of a robbery at the Ace Hardware, located at 228 Northeast Broadway. When officers arrived at the location, they learned a man was seen shoplifting from the store. Store employees confronted the suspec ... [More]

Gresham Police Arrest Man Wanted for Multiple Sex Crimes
Friday December 22, 2017, 8:54 AM - (328)

GRESHAM, Oregon - Police arrested a 23-year-old Gresham man for multiple sex crimes in relation to the sexual abuse of a 13-year-old and a 15-year-old girl. Travis Dick was arrested today and booked on 11 counts of sexual abuse in the first degree, eight counts of sodomy in the second degree, si ... [More]

It's Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas
Thursday December 21, 2017, 8:48 AM - (329)

PORTLAND, Oregon - The Salvation Army is attempting to reach their 2017 Red Kettle Campaign goal of $750,000. The funds raised in six short weeks of bell ringing account for 40% of the annual services provided to the communities The Salvation Army serve in, her in the Portland Metro. All funds r ... [More]

Robbery at Troutdale Shari's Restaurant
Thursday December 21, 2017, 8:37 AM - (330)

TROUTDALE, Oregon - At 0307 this morning deputies responded to a report of an armed robbery at the Troutdale Shari's on NW Frontage Road. A subject had entered the restaurant wearing a motorcycle helmet. He told the employee he had a gun and demanded cash from the register. He then fled in an unknow ... [More]

Salem's Drinking Water Remains Safe Following Weekend Gas Spill on North Santiam
Tuesday December 19, 2017, 9:52 AM - (331)

SALEM, Oregon - Around 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, December 16, the City of Salem switched to backup groundwater and reservoirs for drinking water following a large gasoline spill into the North Santiam River on December 15 at around 11 p.m. Water in Salem remains safe to drink thanks to these backup sys ... [More]

Fatal crash on Kamph Drive near Albany
Tuesday December 19, 2017, 9:51 AM - (332)

Linn County Sheriff Bruce Riley reports at 2:35 p.m. this afternoon his deputies responded to a fatal motor vehicle crash on Kamph Dr. near Albany. Deputies are still actively investigating the two-vehicle crash. It is confirmed that one person has died and another has been transported to the hospit ... [More]

Sheriff's Office Employee Arrested for Possession of a Controlled Substance
Tuesday December 19, 2017, 9:50 AM - (333)

December 18, 2017 -- A Washington County Sheriff's Office employee was arrested for alleged possession of a schedule III controlled substance. He was booked at the Washington County Jail. In early December, the Washington County Sheriff's Office received information of alleged unlawful possessio ... [More]

Newberg-Dundee Bypass ribbon cutting scheduled for today at 2:30 p.m.
Monday December 18, 2017, 9:06 AM - (334)

Governor Brown to be keynote speaker at ribbon cutting NEWBERG-The official ribbon cutting of the Newberg-Dundee Bypass Phase 1 project is scheduled for today at 2:30 p.m. The road is scheduled to open to traffic in early January. The ribbon cutting ceremony featuring Governor Kate Brown and ... [More]

Oregon Will Join Lawsuit Against FCC on Net Neutrality
Friday December 15, 2017, 5:44 AM - (335)

Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum and her peers previously warned FCC it was acting based on fraudulent public input. The Federal Communications Commission voted 3 to 2 this morning to repeal the doctrine of "net neutrality." The effect of that decision is to allow internet service providers to ... [More]

Second arrest in methamphetamine distribution investigation
Friday December 15, 2017, 5:18 AM - (336)

Vancouver, Wash. -- On December 13, 2017, the Lewis County Joint Narcotics Enforcement Team (JNET), DEA and the Safe Streets Task Force served a search warrant at the residence of Santiago Carrillo-Piz located at 9501 NE 5th Street in Vancouver Washington. During this investigation it was learned Sa ... [More]

Off-Duty Tigard Officer Injured In Overnight Crash
Friday December 15, 2017, 4:22 AM - (337)

An off-duty Tigard Police Officer was seriously injured on December 14, when a suspected intoxicated driver slammed into his vehicle. The crash occurred at approximately 1:35 a.m. on Highway US 26 in Hillsboro near the Cornelius Pass exit. Officer Matthew Barbee was driving home alone after conc ... [More]

Swedish engineer beats Beaverton Oregon red-light camera law
Saturday December 9, 2017, 2:15 AM - (338)

SALEM, Oregon - Mats Järlström is, by all accounts, an engineer. He graduated from engineering school in Sweden, served as an airplane-camera mechanic in the Swedish Air Force and worked in research and development at an electronics manufacturer. For the past 20 years, he has earned a living designi ... [More]

Police find $444,000 in cash and drugs after traffic stop in Klamath County
Friday December 8, 2017, 3:18 AM - (339)

On December 4, at about 3:45 a.m., a State Trooper stopped a 2015 Cadillac SUV, operated by Andrew GARRIGAN, age 28, and passenger Jacob RUNION, age 27, both from Houston, Texas. The Cadillac was stopped for traveling over the lane on Highway 140 near Memorial Drive, in Klamath Falls. During the ... [More]

Man killed in Two-Car Crash on Highway 351 in Wallowa County
Friday December 8, 2017, 2:05 AM - (340)

On December 7, 2017, at about 2:20 p.m., Oregon State Police (OSP) Troopers and emergency personnel responded to the report of a two-vehicle crash on Highway 351 near milepost 5.5 (at Wallowa Lake). Preliminary investigation revealed that a 2000 Silver Dodge Caravan, operated by Michael Paul SPR ... [More]

Trump’s Nafta Threat Makes Him the Grinch to Oregon Tree Growers
Wednesday December 6, 2017, 7:59 AM - (341)

In the cheerless days of the last recession, as Americans were spending less on Christmas trees, Oregon’s evergreen growers spotted an opportunity. Demand had been growing for Northwest-grown firs in Mexico and the U.S. had a surplus. Agricultural officials from both countries forged a relationsh ... [More]

Oregon’s Graduation Rate Is the Third Lowest in US
Wednesday December 6, 2017, 7:57 AM - (342)

SAKEM, Oregon - Oregon continues to be one of the lowest ranking graduation rankings in the United States, unchanged from the previous year. It ranked No. 47 for two years before that, but sank a notch when Alaska raised its success rate. The only states that still have lower rates than Oregon ar ... [More]

Female Inmate walks away from Coffee Creek Correctional Facility
Tuesday December 5, 2017, 7:20 AM - (343)

A minimum-custody inmate walked away Monday, Dec. 4, 2017, at 6:50 a.m. from Coffee Creek Correctional Facility in Wilsonville. She was on the way to a work assignment in Salem riding in a van, when she opened a door and fled. Inmate Lorrie Marie Hocker, 42, is a white female, 5 ft. 3 in. weighi ... [More]

Seven Adults and Four Children in Survive Multi-Family Home Fire in McMinnville
Tuesday December 5, 2017, 7:17 AM - (344)

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

Two People Found Shot In Turner
Friday December 1, 2017, 7:22 AM - (345)

On November 30th at 3:00 p.m., Clayton Stanfill, age 53, of Turner was arraigned at the Marion County Circuit Court annex on an indictment issued by a grand jury for murder. The indictment was related to the October 15th shooting investigation where Judy Stanfill, age 52, was found deceased in her r ... [More]

Southeast Portland Restaurant Robbed at Gunpoint on Thursday Afternoon
Friday December 1, 2017, 7:20 AM - (346)

On Thursday November 30, 2017, at 1:55 p.m., East Precinct officers responded to the report of an armed robbery at the China Wind Restaurant, located at 8355 Southeast Powell Boulevard. Officers arrived in the area and spoke to employees who told police that the suspect displayed a handgun while ... [More]

Driver Killed in Crash Near NE Glisan St and NE 75th Ave
Tuesday November 28, 2017, 6:09 AM - (347)

PORTLAND, Oregon - On Tuesday November 21, 2017, at 9:58 p.m., East Precinct officers responded to the report that a vehicle had crashed into a power pole near the intersection of Northeast Glisan Street and Northeast 75th Avenue. The driver has been identified as 49-year-old Clayton D. Hopper. ... [More]

Two People Injured In Southeast Portland Shooting
Tuesday November 28, 2017, 6:01 AM - (348)

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

37-year-old woman found dead in Newport
Sunday November 26, 2017, 8:41 AM - (349)

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

Stabbing in Portland's Lloyd District - One Person Injured
Sunday November 26, 2017, 8:38 AM - (350)

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

Suspicious delivery in Milwaukie
Sunday November 26, 2017, 8:38 AM - (351)

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

Shooting in NW McMinnville
Sunday November 26, 2017, 8:33 AM - (352)

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

Nancy Bergeson Homicide Remains Unsolved After Eight Years
Saturday November 25, 2017, 8:36 AM - (353)

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

Man Arrested in crime spree in Albany neighborhood
Saturday November 25, 2017, 8:33 AM - (354)

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

Medical Equipment Stolen From Fire Apparatus in Tigard
Saturday November 25, 2017, 8:32 AM - (355)

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

Thursday November 23, 2017, 9:50 AM - (356)

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

Bodyguard to armed Oregon occupation leader sentenced to probation
Thursday November 23, 2017, 9:48 AM - (357)

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

List of open and closed stores and services on Thanksgiving Day in Portland
Thursday November 23, 2017, 9:47 AM - (358)

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

Police ready to arrest dunk drivers on Thanksgiving
Thursday November 23, 2017, 9:44 AM - (359)

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

Suspects Arrested After Robbery with a Knife in SE Portland
Sunday November 19, 2017, 7:54 AM - (360)

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

Two People Killed In Single Woodburn Vehicle Crash
Sunday November 19, 2017, 7:51 AM - (361)

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

Suspicious Death Investigation in Troutdale
Sunday November 19, 2017, 7:49 AM - (362)

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

Suspect Arrested After Stabbing in Portland's Kenton Neighborhood Identified
Wednesday November 15, 2017, 8:34 AM - (363)

PORTLAND, Oregon - The suspect arrested in connection with a stabbing on North Interstate Avenue earlier today has been identified as 30-year-old James A. Luckey. Detectives with the Portland Police Bureau Detective Division's Assault Detail continue this investigation. Based on information lear ... [More]

15-Year-old boy on skateboard killed in Josephine County
Wednesday November 15, 2017, 8:33 AM - (364)

On November 14, 2017, at approximately 7:00pm, OSP Troopers responded to a vehicle vs. pedestrian fatal crash at the intersection of Elk Lane and Majestic Drive. The preliminary investigation revealed a fifteen year old juvenile ,on a long board skateboard, was traveling downhill on Majestic Dri ... [More]

Oak Grove shooting leaves one dead
Monday November 13, 2017, 10:31 PM - (365)

November 12, 2017 12:40 pm, detectives have identified a suspect in the shooting. He is currently in custody and being interviewed by detectives. At this point there is no concern for public safety due to this incident. No further details will be released at this time as it is still an active in ... [More]

Deputy Injured After Vehicle Crashes Into Patrol Motorcycle
Monday November 13, 2017, 10:25 PM - (366)

November 13, 2017 -- A motorcycle deputy was struck by an SUV on Beaverton-Hillsdale Highway. The deputy, a nine-year veteran, sustained serious but non-life-threatening injuries. On November 13, 2017, at 11:05 a.m., a Washington County Sheriff's Office motorcycle deputy was struck by a sport ut ... [More]

Female Pedestrian Killed on Interstate 5
Monday November 13, 2017, 10:24 PM - (367)

PORTLAND, Oregon - Investigators are looking into a crash that killed a pedestrian on southbound Interstate 5 near the North Skidmore Street overpass. The deceased pedestrian has been identified as 25-year-old Madison V. Ries of Portland. Based on information learned during the investigation, po ... [More]

Sen. Jeff Kruse Told Oregon State Police He Was Investigating “Fraud and Deception” in Video Chat Rooms
Saturday November 11, 2017, 11:31 AM - (368)

A police report WW obtained today under Oregon's public records law sheds new light on a strange episode involving state Sen. Jeff Kruse (R-Roseburg) and a grainy YouTube video that Kruse says was being used in an attempt to extort money from him. The report says that Oregon State Police learned ... [More]

Dog Survives After Being Dragged By Vehicle
Saturday November 11, 2017, 11:11 AM - (369)

MILWAUKIE, Oregon - On 11-10-17, at about 4:15 p.m., the Milwaukie Police were called to the intersection of SE Main Street and SE Washington Street in regards to an unknown-type vehicle accident. Police arrived and learned a 79-year-old female was walking with her dog, east on SE Washington Str ... [More]

Man Arrested Following Shooting in Cornelius
Saturday November 11, 2017, 11:09 AM - (370)

This evening, a man shot another man during a dispute. The victim was transported to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries. On Friday, November 10, 2017, at 4:40 p.m., Washington County Sheriff's Office deputies serving the City of Cornelius responded to a disturbance in the 1000 b ... [More]

Facing a Fear of the Unknown in an Oregon Cave
Thursday November 9, 2017, 9:12 AM - (371)

Before Cave Creek trickles through the dining hall of the historic Chateau at the Oregon Caves, it pools into a small, penny-filled pond. It’s a sparkling blue-sky day last July, and I’m sitting on the pool’s bank watching as a butterfly zips about the maidenhair ferns and thimbleberry bushes at the ... [More]

Woman dies in early morning fire
Thursday November 9, 2017, 9:08 AM - (372)

On Wednesday morning just after 2:00 am, one of our officers was on patrol when he saw a fire near the Abernethy Bridge, Washington St. and 16th St. The fire was from a homeless camp on the hillside. When our officer found the fire, it had already engulfed the camp and nearby trees. Clackamas Fire r ... [More]

Crash Team Responding to Crash Near St. Johns Bridge
Thursday November 9, 2017, 9:06 AM - (373)

PORTLAND, Oregon - The Portland Police Bureau Major Crash Team (MCT) continues to investigate a fatal two vehicle crash that occurred on Saturday November 4, 2017, on the St. Johns Bridge. Based on information learned during the preliminary investigation, officers believe the driver of a white K ... [More]

Oregon law requires teachers to report sexually active students
Thursday November 9, 2017, 3:39 AM - (374)

A school district in Oregon is under fire for following the law — mostly because they are the only ones doing it.

Officials at the Salem-Keizer School District recently told staff and teachers that under Oregon law they must report to law enforcement or state officials if they learn, or s ... [More]

Unidentified Man Attempts Sexual Assaults in Downtown Portland - Arrest (Photo)
Monday November 6, 2017, 3:31 AM - (375)

Detectives continue to investigate the incidents involving a suspect that approached and attempted to sexually assault women in downtown Portland during October. 

During the investigations, detectives with the Portland Police Bureau and Beaverton Police Department learned the identity of ... [More]

Unidentified Pedestrian Killed On SW Fischer Road In Portland
Monday November 6, 2017, 3:27 AM - (376)

PORTLAND, Oregon - A pedestrian crossing Highway 99W at SW Fischer Road was struck by a vehicle and died at the scene. Sheriff's Deputies are continuing their attempts to identify the man. On November 4, 2017, at 7:42 p.m., Washington County Sheriff's Office deputies responded to a traffic crash ... [More]

Apartment Fire in at SW Salmon
Monday November 6, 2017, 3:19 AM - (377)

PORTLAND, Oregon - Firefighters were dispatched to an apartment fire (929 SW Salmon St) at 9:23PM. Initial reports indicated that the third floor was filling up with smoke and that residents were evacuating the building. Fire crews quickly made their way to the fire room and put out the remaining fi ... [More]

Man taking photos along side road hit and killed by man in car
Tuesday October 24, 2017, 10:40 AM - (378)

On October 22, 2017 at about 3:10 PM, Oregon State Police Troopers from the Roseburg Area Command responded to Highway 42 just west of Camas Valley near mile post 51 for a report of a single vehicle versus pedestrian crash. The preliminary investigation revealed that a black 2008 Ford Edge SUV, ... [More]

Search continues for Nathan Mitchell in the Salmon Huckleberry Wilderness
Tuesday October 24, 2017, 10:38 AM - (379)

On October 22, 2017 at approximately 1:45 am, the father of Nathan Charles Mitchell, 34, of Portland, contacted the Clackamas County Sheriff's Office to report his son as an overdue hiker. A search and rescue coordinator was available and began working on this. At the time, it was unknown where Mitc ... [More]

Portland Man Killed In I-84 Crash - Wasco County
Tuesday October 24, 2017, 10:37 AM - (380)

On October 23, 2017 at about 11:30PM, OSP Troopers and emergency personnel responded to the report of a single vehicle crash on Interstate 84 near milepost 82 (The Dalles). Preliminary investigation revealed a 2013 Toyota Highlander was eastbound on I-84 when it left the roadway to the south of ... [More]

15 Year-Old Boy charged in Oregon wildfire
Sunday October 22, 2017, 9:12 AM - (381)

OREGON – A 15-year-old boy faces charges after a wildfire tore through Oregon’s Hood River County. The fire, which destroyed 10,000 acres, started in early September. Liz FitzGerald, 48, said she was hiking when she passed a group of teens who were giggling after throwing fireworks into Eagle ... [More]

John Day resident arrested for attempted murder
Sunday October 22, 2017, 9:04 AM - (382)

On the afternoon of October 20th, 2017, 32 year old John Day resident Kevin J. RAPP was arrested for the shooting of Kyler Weisenback and lodged at the Grant County Jail for the charges of Attempted Murder, Assault in the 1st Degree, Unlawful Use of a Weapon, and two outstanding warrants. During ... [More]

Neighbor Hero In Beaverton House Fire
Sunday October 22, 2017, 9:01 AM - (383)

BEAVERTON, Oregon - At 3:45 p.m. today, an alert neighbor called 911 to report smoke coming from the roof of an adjacent home on Wheaton Lane in Beaverton. Based on the caller's description of the smoke that continued to worsen, 911 dispatchers immediately upgraded the call to a first alarm to ensur ... [More]

Amazon Web Services fixes connectivity problems in Oregon
Thursday October 19, 2017, 12:49 PM - (384) Inc’s web services unit said on Wednesday that it resolved connectivity issues that affected its Direct Connect customers in the Oregon region in the United States. Amazon Web Services (AWS) said some Direct Connect locations using the US-WEST-2 Region experienced connectivity issues f ... [More]

Southern Oregon Megafire May Help Suppress Devastating Tree Disease
Thursday October 19, 2017, 12:48 PM - (385)

Crews working the Chetco Bar wildfire had more to consider than just the flames once it spread into a quarantine zone where a disease was devastating trees. Usually the parking lot at Brookings’ harbor is filled with boat trailers, rusty pickup trucks and tourists. But this day in late Augu ... [More]

Oregon VS California - Both sides with pot
Thursday October 19, 2017, 12:44 PM - (386)

California begins adult use cannabis sales on Jan.1, and is expected to become the largest market for cannabis. I'm in San Francisco as I write this, headed to L.A. for the next column. When both states have full legalization, which one's better? So here's how this goes: I decide to get my Calif ... [More]

Shooting in Sellwood Neighborhood - One Person Injured
Thursday October 19, 2017, 12:38 PM - (387)

On Thursday October 19, 2017, at 4:17 a.m., Central Precinct officers responded to the report of a 9-1-1 hang-up call at the 7-11 located at 1715 Southeast Tacoma Street. As officers responded to the location, an employee at the 7-11 called 9-1-1 again and informed the call taker an adult male h ... [More]

Great Oregon ShakeOut and Portland Public Schools' Youth Disaster Academy
Thursday October 19, 2017, 12:37 PM - (388)

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

Marine Board Appoints Director
Thursday October 19, 2017, 12:33 PM - (389)

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

PCC prioritizes health inter professional discipline space
Tuesday October 17, 2017, 11:23 AM - (390)

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

BLM announces three selections for National Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board
Tuesday October 17, 2017, 11:22 AM - (391)

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

Oregon Joins Other States In Trump Health Care Lawsuit
Sunday October 15, 2017, 10:00 AM - (392)

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

13-year-old boy reportedly shot to death by friend
Sunday October 15, 2017, 9:23 AM - (393)

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

Man shot in Portland's Montavilla Neighborhood
Sunday October 15, 2017, 2:25 AM - (394)

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

U.S. Secretary of Education visits McMinnville High School
Sunday October 15, 2017, 1:27 AM - (395)

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

In Oregon, End-of-Life Wishes Are Just A Click Away
Wednesday October 11, 2017, 11:28 AM - (396)

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

Suspected DUII driver leads Clark County Sheriff's Office on pursuit
Wednesday October 11, 2017, 11:22 AM - (397)

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

Oregon Firefighters to Assist California with Battling North Bay Fire
Wednesday October 11, 2017, 11:21 AM - (398)

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

Flu season has begun, and it's a good time to get vaccinated
Wednesday October 11, 2017, 11:21 AM - (399)

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

Participant Suffers Heart Attack During Portland Marathon, Revived by Bystander
Monday October 9, 2017, 9:54 AM - (400)

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

Two vehicle Fatal Crash in Marion County
Monday October 9, 2017, 9:47 AM - (401)

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

Man Brandishes Gun, Steals Truck in Woodburn Parking Lot
Monday October 9, 2017, 9:46 AM - (402)

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

Airplane Crashes at Private Airstrip
Friday October 6, 2017, 10:24 AM - (403)

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

Couple Helped Victims As Bullets Rained Down
Friday October 6, 2017, 1:28 AM - (404)

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

Police Arrest Man After He Put Up Fight
Wednesday October 4, 2017, 9:25 AM - (405)

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

Grants Pass Man dies in crash- Driver arrested and Charged in Josephine County
Tuesday October 3, 2017, 7:23 AM - (406)

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

Couple Die In Plane Crash
Tuesday October 3, 2017, 7:22 AM - (407)

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

Tons of animals have floated from Japan to Oregon on plastic junk
Monday October 2, 2017, 7:40 AM - (408)

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

Police want tips for Early Morning Plaid Pantry Robbery
Monday October 2, 2017, 7:30 AM - (409)

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

Family overdue from camping trip
Monday October 2, 2017, 7:23 AM - (410)

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

Portland Police SERT and CNT Responding to Disturbance in Southeast Portland
Monday October 2, 2017, 7:21 AM - (411)

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

Man Arrested After Being Found Sleeping in Stolen Vehicle
Thursday September 28, 2017, 3:50 AM - (412)

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

Robbery Investigation In North East Salem
Thursday September 28, 2017, 3:24 AM - (413)

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

Oregon is the unlikely innovator of US retirement provision
Wednesday September 27, 2017, 9:31 AM - (414)

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Jury Returns with Guilty Verdict in Aloha Homicide Trial
Wednesday September 27, 2017, 9:21 AM - (415)

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

Murder suspect wanted by police
Wednesday September 27, 2017, 9:19 AM - (416)

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

Many beautiful areas burned in Oregon wildfires
Tuesday September 26, 2017, 10:23 AM - (417)

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

Tuesday September 26, 2017, 10:07 AM - (418)

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

Governor Brown Announces Her Re-Election Campaign
Tuesday September 26, 2017, 10:03 AM - (419)

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

Daimler Tests Digitally Connected Trucks In Oregon And Nevada
Tuesday September 26, 2017, 10:01 AM - (420)

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

Cowlitz Sheriff detectives bring Husband and Wife to Cowlitz from Las Vegas to face charges for Fraud (Photo)
Tuesday September 26, 2017, 9:54 AM - (421)

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

Health advisory lifted September 25 for Link and Klamath rivers to Keno Dam
Tuesday September 26, 2017, 9:52 AM - (422)

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

20 years of assisted suicide in Oregon
Saturday September 23, 2017, 11:05 AM - (423)

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

Death Investigation-Josephine County
Saturday September 23, 2017, 11:01 AM - (424)

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

Serious Injury Crash on NE MLK
Saturday September 23, 2017, 10:58 AM - (425)

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

Oregon Honors and Remembers 169 Fallen Fire Fighers
Friday September 22, 2017, 11:25 AM - (426)

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

Fire Destroys Home, Dog Saves the Day
Friday September 22, 2017, 11:24 AM - (427)

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

Car Crash into House in Linn County
Monday September 18, 2017, 10:11 AM - (428)

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

Two People Injured In Northeast Portland Shooting
Monday September 18, 2017, 10:08 AM - (429)

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

Salem Health invests $3 million in ED expansion
Monday September 18, 2017, 10:07 AM - (430)

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

18-year-old Clatskanie Man Arrested on Child Sex Abuse Allegations
Friday September 15, 2017, 11:35 PM - (431)

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

Level 3 Notice of Evacuation Issued For Breitenbush Hot Spring
Friday September 15, 2017, 11:31 PM - (432)

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

Eagle Creek Fire Morning Update 15 September 2017
Friday September 15, 2017, 11:25 AM - (433)

Eagle Creek Fire Size: 41,550 acres 

Eagle Creek Fire Containment: 28% 

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

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

Mill City Child Struck by Vehicle in Crosswalk
Friday September 15, 2017, 11:23 AM - (434)

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

Oregon National Guardsmen Help Battle Wildfires
Thursday September 14, 2017, 10:14 AM - (435)

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

Oregon Elections Chief Wants Earlier Presidential Primary
Thursday September 14, 2017, 10:09 AM - (436)

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

Man Charged in Shooting of Oregon Trooper
Thursday September 14, 2017, 10:06 AM - (437)

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

Man Arrested After Causing Death Of His Girlfriend
Wednesday September 13, 2017, 9:27 AM - (438)

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

Single Vehicle Fatal Crash near Baker County
Wednesday September 13, 2017, 6:45 AM - (439)

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

Eagle Creek Fire Forces I-84 Closed For An Additional Week
Monday September 11, 2017, 3:18 AM - (440)

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

Eleven People Receive Assistance After Salem Multi-Family Fire
Monday September 11, 2017, 3:10 AM - (441)

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

Helicopter water buckets
Sunday September 10, 2017, 8:54 AM - (442)

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

Two Men Die After Boat Capsizes Near Depoe Bay
Sunday September 10, 2017, 8:44 AM - (443)

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

Two-car head-on collision kills man in East Vancouver
Sunday September 10, 2017, 8:43 AM - (444)

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

Mother Abandoned Her Children for a New Tattoo
Sunday September 10, 2017, 8:42 AM - (445)

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

America's Number One Fire Priority Is Only 7% Contained
Friday September 8, 2017, 9:13 PM - (446)

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

Eagle Creek Fire Evacuation Level Changes
Friday September 8, 2017, 8:58 PM - (447)

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

Oregon's 'Crown Jewel' being destroyed by wildfire in the Columbia River Gorge
Friday September 8, 2017, 2:17 AM - (448)

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

Three People Arrested for Armed Robbery in Northeast Portland
Friday September 8, 2017, 2:04 AM - (449)

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

Thu. 09/07/17 Shooting Investigation Underway in Portland's Old Town/Chinatown District
Friday September 8, 2017, 1:33 AM - (450)

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

Firefighters rescue a trapped resident in a home in Happy Valley
Thursday September 7, 2017, 1:42 AM - (451)

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

Salem Police teams with Salem Health to promote awareness in September
Thursday September 7, 2017, 1:41 AM - (452)

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

Fatality Collision in Salmon Creek claims life of Ridgefield Man
Thursday September 7, 2017, 1:40 AM - (453)

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

Oregon Record Poor Air Quality
Sunday September 3, 2017, 1:12 AM - (454)

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

Robbery at Mall Jewelry Store
Sunday September 3, 2017, 1:03 AM - (455)

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

Lebanon Man Dies from Farming Accident
Sunday September 3, 2017, 1:02 AM - (456)

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

Family Escapes With Escape Ladder
Wednesday August 30, 2017, 1:01 AM - (457)

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

California Woman killed in crash on hwy 97 In Deschutes County
Saturday August 26, 2017, 10:19 PM - (458)

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

AMR Reach and Treat Team Rescues Injured Hiker
Saturday August 26, 2017, 10:16 PM - (459)

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

SWAT Team Surrounds Residence in Portland
Saturday August 26, 2017, 10:15 PM - (460)

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

Serial Car Thief Arrested in Northeast Portland on Thursday
Saturday August 26, 2017, 9:47 AM - (461)

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

Albany Woman Killed in a Pedestrian Crash near Newport
Saturday August 26, 2017, 9:43 AM - (462)

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

Fatal Crash Highway 20 near Burnt Woods Claims Life of Philomath Man
Saturday August 26, 2017, 9:42 AM - (463)

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

Solar eclipse to move across Oregon
Monday August 21, 2017, 8:06 AM - (464)

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

The American Red Cross Relocates Bookings Shelter to Gold Beach
Monday August 21, 2017, 7:56 AM - (465)

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

Attempted Armed Robbery in Waldport- Suspect in Custody
Monday August 21, 2017, 7:56 AM - (466)

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

Stabbing, Shootings and Crash in SE Portland
Monday August 21, 2017, 7:55 AM - (467)

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

Are You Ready For A Total Eclipse Of The Sun?
Tuesday August 15, 2017, 6:10 PM - (468)

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

Governor Kate Brown Signs Reproductive Health Equity Act
Tuesday August 15, 2017, 4:55 PM - (469)

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

Two Female Hikers Die Near Timberline Lodge
Tuesday August 15, 2017, 3:38 AM - (470)

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

Kidnapping Phone Fraud Targets Washington County
Tuesday August 15, 2017, 3:32 AM - (471)

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

Man posing as a police sergeant attempts to scam money
Tuesday August 15, 2017, 3:31 AM - (472)

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

10-month-old Sweet Home Girl Dies
Sunday August 13, 2017, 7:34 AM - (473)

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

Shooting Investigation Underway at Downtown's Crystal Ballroom
Saturday August 12, 2017, 7:33 AM - (474)

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

Single Vehicle Fatal Crash on Highway 126E Lane County
Friday August 11, 2017, 7:30 AM - (475)

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

23-Year-Old Man Arrested with Firearm and High Capacity Magazine in North Portland
Friday August 11, 2017, 7:24 AM - (476)

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

Many Veterans suffering with sight loss are unaware of and are missing out on veterans benefits
Friday August 11, 2017, 7:23 AM - (477)

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

Couple Assaulted on Poet's Beach
Tuesday August 8, 2017, 10:06 AM - (478)

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

11-year-old boy injured in go-cart towing incident
Tuesday August 8, 2017, 10:02 AM - (479)

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

Toddler Dies in East Portland
Tuesday August 8, 2017, 10:01 AM - (480)

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

Oregon to Kill Wolves That Preyed on Livestock
Saturday August 5, 2017, 5:24 AM - (481)

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

Man Steals city vehicle from parks employee, runs from cops
Saturday August 5, 2017, 5:19 AM - (482)

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

Centennial School District Governing Board Meeting Notice for August 9, 2017
Saturday August 5, 2017, 5:16 AM - (483)

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

High-Risk Sex Offender
Saturday August 5, 2017, 5:16 AM - (484)

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

Bat in Marion County tests positive for rabies
Saturday August 5, 2017, 5:14 AM - (485)

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

Traffic Causing Headaches for Everyone
Saturday August 5, 2017, 5:13 AM - (486)

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

5 year old Allen
Saturday August 5, 2017, 5:09 AM - (487)

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

Stay Cool During Record Breaking Heat
Tuesday August 1, 2017, 1:11 AM - (488)

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

MCSO Dive Team recovers body at Blue Lake
Tuesday August 1, 2017, 1:06 AM - (489)

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

Two Car Crash Traps Driver, Snarls Highway 20 Traffic
Saturday July 29, 2017, 3:22 AM - (490)

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

Suspect in Two Violent Attacks Arrested
Wednesday July 26, 2017, 8:58 AM - (491)

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

Plane Lands on Foster Reservoir and Overturns When Occupants Exit
Wednesday July 26, 2017, 6:03 AM - (492)

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

Possible Cougar Sighting in Durham Park
Wednesday July 26, 2017, 5:54 AM - (493)

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

Bank Robbery Investigation in Northeast Portland
Wednesday July 26, 2017, 4:55 AM - (494)

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

Microsoft said to be closing Oregon factory for Surface Hub
Sunday July 23, 2017, 12:33 PM - (495)

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

Fatal Shooting in Salem
Sunday July 23, 2017, 12:22 PM - (496)

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

Red Cross Responds To Home Fire In Yacolt, Washington
Sunday July 23, 2017, 12:20 PM - (497)

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

Police Investigating Robbery of Subway -- UPDATE
Sunday July 23, 2017, 8:21 AM - (498)

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

Gresham Arts Festival features artists, world record breakers and Gresham's Got Talent competition
Thursday July 6, 2017, 7:30 PM - (499)

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

Oregon Passes Sweeping Law Enshrining Abortion Rights and Funding for All
Thursday July 6, 2017, 12:34 PM - (500)

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