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Friday April 21, 2017 - Times viewed: 9740
BEAVERTON, Oregon - A woman who was apparently using her cell phone was hit by a freight train in Beaverton Thursday afternoon.

Cindy Rodriguez, 26, was hit around 3:30 p.m. near the intersection of Southwest Lombard Avenue and Beaverton Hillsdale Highway.

"The officers took quick action applied tourniquets and then she was transported via ambulance," said Mike Rowe, public information officer for Beaverton Police. The woman was looking at her phone, and was in a crosswalk when she was hit, Rowe said. The train's safety barriers were down and warning lights were flashing, witnesses told police. The conductor operator could be heard sounding the horn, and he went out onto the engine's walkway to yell at Rodriguez in an attempt to get her attention.

"The train engineer and conductor both saw her and were doing everything they could to get her attention and to get the train to stop," Rowe said in a ...

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Friday April 21, 2017 - Times viewed: 9164
SALEM, Oregon - Small portions of the State Capitol State Park grounds will be closed from April 24 through mid-May to accommodate relocation of a set of historic Camperdown elm trees. Access to the capitol building will not be affected. The four trees currently located near the capitol building, must be moved to accommodate necessary updates to capitol building utilities. Two other trees will also be moved during the project. A contractor, Environmental Designs Incorporated, will perform the work under the management of the Oregon Legislative Administration. The Camperdown elm trees are an important part of the historic landscape, and have been on the capitol grounds since the late 19th to early 20th centuries. They have been successfully moved before in 1937-41 and 1977 during other construction projects. During the move when sections of the park are closed, visitors are reminded they are welcome to observe the work from a distance, but to respect all safety fences and directions from the project crew. More information on the project is available from Project Managers Ed Newvine (ed.newvine@oregonlegislature.gov, 503-986-1744) or Marina Cresswell (marina.cresswell ...
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Thursday April 20, 2017 - Times viewed: 9213
VANCOUVER, Washington - On April 21, 2017, the Vancouver and Battle Ground Police Departments will have additional officers out enforcing DUI laws in an effort to keep drunk, drugged and high drivers off the road. Officers, who are also drug recognition experts, will be among those conducting these increased DUI patrols. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 28 people in the United States die in an alcohol-related vehicle crash every day, which equates to one person every 53 minutes. Approximately one in three people will be involved in an alcohol-related crash during their lifetime. If you or someone you care about will be out drinking or consuming other intoxicants, please make sure to select a sober designated driver, or use mass transit, taxis, or a rideshare service to get around town. As a reminder, Uber is offering first time users a special coupon code for $25 toward their first trip. ...
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Thursday April 20, 2017 - Times viewed: 9368
WOLF CREEK, Oregon - Early morning April 20, 2017, the Oregon State Police SWAT served a search warrant at a home in Wolf Creek and looking for 35 year old Jacy Kevin MCMANUS who had a state wide felony warrant for the shooting that occurred on April 7, 2017 in Wolf Creek. The victim in the shooting is 55 year old Conal MORAN. OSP detectives made an arrest of another subject, but they did not locate MCMANUS. MCMANUS is 5'11", 185 pounds with, brown hair (possibly freshly shaved head), blue eyes and a goatee. He has tattoos on the front of his shins (white pride) and on his knuckles (pain). He was last seen wearing a black Glendale Pirates hooded sweatshirt with tan or green pants. If anyone has any information as to the whereabouts of MCMANUS, they are asked to call OSP dispatch at 541-776-6111. Previous Update: UPDATE: The Oregon State Police Criminal Investigations Division is asking for the public's help in locating Jacy Kevin MCMANUS, who is a person of interest in the shooting that took place in Wolf Creek in the early evening hours of April 6, 2017. The person of interest is 35 year old, Jacy Kevin MCMANUS and is from the Wolf Creek/Roseburg area. He i ...
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Thursday April 20, 2017 - Times viewed: 9283
(VANCOUVER, Wash.) -- The Vancouver Chamber's eight-part workshop series tops the list of community offerings during May's "Small Business Month," as designated by the City of Vancouver. The GVCC's media relations workshops will feature unique marketing content and access to our region's news leaders on Tuesdays and Thursdays in May. Small businesses often operate on a small marketing budget and earned media is an avenue businesses can utilize, if they understand the basics of communicating with the media. This series launches on Tuesday, May 2nd with instructor Julia Maglione, the Communications Manager of Workforce Southwest Washington. This series will begin with three skills-based workshops, then attendees will meet our news leaders face-to-face from the Columbian, Vancouver Business Journal, Fox12, Clark County Today, and more. Interested businesses can sign up for one, or all eight workshops (with a price break) by purchasing the "All Access Pass" at www.vancouverusa.com. 

The Chamber's eight-part "Spring [Media Relations Homerun] Workshop Series" presented by Comcast will be held at the GVCC (1101 Broadwa ...
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Thursday April 20, 2017 - Times viewed: 9475
SUNNYVALE, Oregon - On Wednesday about about 5 PM, police were dispatched to Placer Road in Sunny Valley for a reported shooting. Police found a dead male, and believed the circumstances were suspicious. The Josephine County Major Crime Response Team was activated. Detectives found 54 year old, Randy Allen HUMMEL of Sunny Valley, dead as the result of a gunshot wound. The Oregon State Police Forensic personnel were called to help with the investigation. The suspect was identified by police as 40 year old Amber Ellen SELLS of Sunny Valley. SELLS was then arrested and taken to the Josephine County Jail on the charge of Murder. The crime unit is comprised of members from Oregon State Police, Grants Pass Department of Public Safety, Josephine County District Attorney's office and the Josephine County Sheriff's office. There is no further information that will be released at this time as this is an ongoing investigation. ...
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Thursday April 20, 2017 - Times viewed: 9171
MCMINNVILLE, Oregon - On Tuesday, at about 3:30pm a State Police officer stopped a 2008 Jeep Liberty regarding a driving complaint on Highway 18 near Highway 99W. The Trooper reported that he saw possible criminal acts and received consent to search the vehicle. About 4 ounces of Cocaine, $7350.00, and a 9mm handgun was taken from the suspect. Two people were taken to the Yamhill County Jail for Unlawful Possession and Unlawful Delivery of Cocaine, and Possession of a Concealed Firearm, the passenger was also lodged for Unlawful Possession of Controlled Substance - Schedule II. The driver was identified as 24 year old Ahmed SUMAILAN from Klamath Falls. The passenger was identified as 20 year old Patricia WALKER from Sprague River. ...
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Wednesday April 19, 2017 - Times viewed: 9418
VANCOUVER, Washington - Growing food cheaply and easily in your own backyard is easier than you think. Join us for an introduction to edible gardening and learn how to grow your own food for (almost) free! We'll provide plenty of tips, tricks, and interactive demonstrations to help take the expense out of getting started, and give you confidence in your green thumb. Space is limited, register toda ...

Tuesday April 18, 2017 - Times viewed: 9649
SEASIDE, Oregon - In the early morning hours of April 18, 2017, Clatsop County Sheriff's Office and Seaside Police Department executed a search warrant located at the 222 3rd Avenue Apartment complex. The search warrant resulted after an investigation of drug trafficking was conducted by Clatsop County Sheriff's Office. Methamphetamine, Heroin, numerous prescription pills and a handgun were lo ...

Tuesday April 18, 2017 - Times viewed: 9314
CRESCENT LAKE, Oregon - Police released names of those involved in the Hwy 58 accident on Monday April 17th. The operator of the Subaru, who died as a result of the crash is Alex Sergio SERRANO, age 26 from the Albany area. The operator of the Nissan is Duane Cary SIEG, age 51 from the LaPine area. The passengers are Kaelynn Keyes Sieg, age 51 and Dylan Cole SIEG, age 19, also from LaPine. ...

Tuesday April 18, 2017 - Times viewed: 9352
At approximately 12:30 PM, on April 16, 2017, Troopers from the Roseburg Area Command in Douglas County received a call from the OSP dispatch center about a theft in progress. The location was near I-5 southbound, milepost 118 and I-5 northbound, mile post 119. Several reporting parties called the OSP dispatch and informed them two male adults were removing wheels off an ODOT reader board trai ...

Tuesday April 18, 2017 - Times viewed: 12256
Gresham, Ore. -- Gresham Police is asking for the public's assistance in locating a missing 22 year old man with a mental health condition. Jared Taylor was last seen getting onto a MAX train at 122nd and Burnside yesterday evening. Taylor is not considered a danger to himself or others but is in need of medication. Taylor is a Caucasian male with brown hair, approximately 5-feet-10-inches tall an ...

Sunday July 10, 2016 - Times viewed: 9224
At approximately 3:15am on 7/9/16, Clark County Sheriff's Deputies responded to the report of a burglary in progress at the Quick Shop Minit Mart located at 12604 NW 36th Ave. Deputy Tom Maxfield attempted to stop a vehicle he saw at the store, but the vehicle fled and a short vehicle pursuit ensued. For safety reasons, the pursuit was called off in the area of NW 99th Street and NW 36th Ave. ...

Sunday July 10, 2016 - Times viewed: 9145
Two female residents escaped an early morning, fast moving house fire in Clackamas before firefighters arrived. At 1:10am multiple callers reported a house on fire at 13511 SE Barbara Jean Ct in Clackamas. Clackamas Fire District #1 responded to the working fire, and first arriving crews found heavy smoke and fire in the garage and on the back of the house. Clackamas Fire crews worked aggressi ...

Saturday July 9, 2016 - Times viewed: 9151
While central Oregon is in a pattern of cooler than normal weather, and has received precipitation over the last twenty-four hours, fire danger remains high. The US Drought Monitor for Oregon issued on July 7, 2016, indicates that most lands within the Central Oregon District (COD) fall into the "abnormally dry" category. This reflects what fire managers are seeing in the forest and current fuel m ...

Saturday July 9, 2016 - Times viewed: 9267
BEAVERTON, Oregon - WHO: The Salvation Army, Veterans 

WHAT: Start your engines!! The Salvation Army Veterans and Family Center is hosting its 5th annual classic car Cruise-In! What to expect: Over 250 classic vehicles, fire trucks, police cars, a SWAT car, motorcycles and military vehicles, activities for kids, a Blue Grass Band, car/bike trophies, prizes, food, and a special ceremony ...

Saturday July 9, 2016 - Times viewed: 9284
Early reports indicate that this is a two vehicle crash. The vehicles, a black VW Jetta and white Jeep Cherokee collided near N. Rosa Parks Way and N. Delaware Ave. The Cherokee was rolled onto it side and came to rest against the porch of a nearby house. The Jetta came to rest on the sidewalk. One individual has died as a result of the crash and three others have suffered injuries of unknown ...

Friday July 8, 2016 - Times viewed: 9263
This photograph of a helicopter spraying herbicides is among hundreds whistleblower Darryl Ivy released after a month working for Applebee Aviation driving trucks and handling pesticides on Seneca Jones Timber Company sites. DARRYL IVYAn Oregon judge has ordered more than $50,000 in fines and a one-year license suspension for a pesticide spraying company that violated worker protection laws and later disregarded an order to stop spraying. Administrative Law Judge Jennifer Rackstraw ordered the Department of Agriculture to issue fines of $43,500 to Applebee Aviation and $10,000 to its owner, Mike Applebee, for 16 violations o ...

Friday July 8, 2016 - Times viewed: 9247
At least two of Oregon’s big public universities have found lead in campus water fixtures. Portland State University found elevated lead in faucets in an academic building, and Oregon State found it in a residence hall bathroom. Portland State officials say the fixtures at Cramer Hall have been fixed, turned off or posted with signs. Cramer is home to a number of social science departments s ...

Friday July 8, 2016 - Times viewed: 9147
Natalya Charles, a 15 year old female, was last seen entering a building in the 1600 blk of E Fourth Plain Blvd at approximately 1700 hours. She's about 5-foot-2, wears glasses and has a diamond-shaped scar on her right hand. She was last seen wearing her hair in braids and up in a "bun". Natalya was last seen wearing a peach colored tank top jersey with the number 24 printed in black, blu ...

Friday July 8, 2016 - Times viewed: 9184

One of four U.S. states, Oregon allows the sale and possession of marijuana for non-medical uses.

Though cannabis remains illegal as far as the U.S. federal government is concerned, laws regulating the drug on state and municipal levels have been rapidly evolving over the past several years.
Dozens of states have legalized cannabis for limited (typically medicinal) use cases. A f ...


Thursday July 7, 2016 - Times viewed: 9146
A mom and her 5 children ages 10, 6, 3, 2 and 11 months safely evacuated their apartment Thursday afternoon when fire broke out in the bedroom. The woman quickly called 9-1-1 and dispatchers sounded the alarm at 2:05. Firefighters from the Hillsboro Fire Department responded to find flames coming from a 2nd floor window at the Pinewood Village Apartments, 1018 NE 17th Avenue. Firefighters knocked ...

Thursday July 7, 2016 - Times viewed: 9187
Audrianna Blair has been located at a campground in Tillamook County and is with Tillamook County deputies.We have received information that Audrianna Blair has been located at a campground in Tillamook County and is with Tillamook County deputies. We are investigating further to determine if there will be criminal charges in this case. We are pleased to report that the child is reportedly not harmed and we are taking steps to make sure she remains safe. Earlier Report This agency is attempting t ...

Thursday July 7, 2016 - Times viewed: 9496
The National Fallen Firefighters Foundation (NFFF) recently dedicated a section of the Walk of Honor(R) at the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Park on the campus of the National Fire Academy in Emmitsburg, Maryland, to honor career and volunteer firefighters who died before the Memorial was established in 1981. 

Thanks to the assistance of the Oregon Law Enforcement Memorial Trust ...

Monday July 4, 2016 - Times viewed: 9252
PORTLAND, Ore. -- The former girlfriend of a Portland man now suspected in another woman's murder told police she believed the man would eventually kill her, reports The Oregonian. Spencer Thomas Johnson, 37, is suspected of murder after his live-in girlfriend, 48-year-old Cory Jonell Lumber, was found dead from a single gunshot wound Saturday night in their Portland home, reports CBS affiliate ...

Monday July 4, 2016 - Times viewed: 9252
The investigation into Sunday night's officer involved shooting in Keizer is continuing. A Keizer Police Officer used deadly force during an armed robbery investigation which resulted in the suspect being taken to Salem Health for life threatening injuries. The involved officer has been identified as Keizer Police Officer Esteban Perez, age 26. Officer Perez has approximately five years of law ...

Saturday July 2, 2016 - Times viewed: 9363
The man detectives believe is responsible for today's triple homicide has been booked into the Marion County Jail. Bonifacio Oseguera-Gonzalez, age 29 will be arraigned tomorrow at 3 p.m. at the Circuit Court Annex for the crimes of Aggravated Murder x 3 and Attempted Aggravated Murder. The Sheriff's Office does not anticipate any further releases this evening, a time for additional releases has n ...

Friday July 1, 2016 - Times viewed: 9276
On June 24, 2016 at about 5:15PM, OSP Troopers and emergency personnel responded to the report of a motorcycle versus a pickup on Highway 36 near milepost 7 (near Mapleton). Preliminary investigation revealed a 2004 Harley Davidson motorcycle was traveling eastbound when it failed to negotiate a corner, crossed the centerline, and struck a 1999 Ford Ranger head-on. The motorcyclist, Michae ...

Friday July 1, 2016 - Times viewed: 9315
PORTLAND, Ore. -- Governor Kate Brown has declared July 25-29, 2016 to be Oregon Private College Week. The proclamation cites the indispensable contributions of the state's private, nonprofit sector of higher education to Oregon's communities and to the state's 40-40-20 education attainment goal. Twelve private, nonprofit colleges and universities across the state are opening their doors to pr ...

Sunday June 26, 2016 - Times viewed: 9373
The World Naked Bike Ride is set to roll through the streets of Portland on Saturday June 25, 2016, at 9:00 p.m., starting from Mt. Scott Park, located at 5530 Southeast Harold Street. The protest ride will be a six mile loop throughout the city. Event organizers estimated the number of participants last year to be nearly 10,000 people. The Portland Police Bureau will have officers dedicat ...


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