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Wednesday June 23, 2010 - Times viewed: 7587
PORTLAND -- Seventeen year old Billy Moore was shot in the back and died after an argument on a TriMet bus. It all happened late Monday in the Portsmouth area ofAllNorth Portland.



Billy Moore had just left his mother's bedside at Oregon Health and Science University where she was about to be taken off life-support.  Then, Moore boarded a TriMet bus and got into an argument with some other passengers before reaching his stop. 

Billy got off the bus near his home and one of the boys he had been arguing with shot him in the back. He then crawled home and died at his doorstep.

Billy Moore had just graduated from high school and friends said he was getting his life together. His mother had been suffering from Leukemia and died in the hospital shortly after Billy's visit.

Police arrested a 16-year-old suspect but his name was not released because of his age.

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Monday June 21, 2010 - Times viewed: 7640
Investigators continue to be stumped in the disappearance of seven year old Kyron Horman. And they're now asking specific questions about his movements and his stepmother Terri Horman who has been given two polygraph test.

Police have not discussed the specific results of the polygraph. But word has leaked that Terri Horman has neither flunked or specifically passed the test. Polygraphs are notoriously known for being ambiguous and unreliable.

Terri Horman was the last known person to have seen Kyron. She dropped him off at school the day he vanished.

Today, police will collect a questionnaire they sent to the community asking if anyone saw Terri Horman or the white truck she was driving on the day Kyron disappeared.

Multnomah County Sheriff's Capt. Jason Gates said Terri Horman is "being cooperative with investigators. The whole family is being cooperative with investigators."

Throughout the ordeal and the investigation, the family has remained mostly out of view, rarely appearing in public and only once appearing together to read a statement.

"You mean everything to us," said Kyron's stepfather, Tony Young. "U ...
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Friday June 18, 2010 - Times viewed: 7582
HILLSBORO - A Hillsboro Police officer was forced to kill a man who approached him with a knife. The incident occurred at Thursday at JP Cuisine Take-Out, 1895 SE Tualatin Valley Hwy, at about 9 p.m.. Police responded to a 911 call and found a woman in the kitchen bleeding from a stab wound. Then a man walked out from a back room with a knife, approached the officer who then fired his handgun and shot the man. The man was taken to OHSU hospital where he died of his wounds. The injured woman died at the scene, according to the Hillsboro Police Department. The officer, a four-year veteran with the Hillsboro Police Department, was not injured. Police didn't identify the victim or the man, but said they were in their mid-30s and both worked at the restaurant. The incident may have began from a domestic situation. Hillsboro detectives and the Washington County Major Crimes Team are investigating. ...
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Thursday June 17, 2010 - Times viewed: 7612
TIGARD, Oregon - A boy was tossed out of his bed after a speeding car rammed into his Tigard home Wednesday morning.

The accident happened not long after midnight at 8115 SW Bonita Road, in Tigard. Police have said the driver was drunk as he raced through the neighborhood.

“The impact was so significant that it knocked the home off its foundation by a foot and severed natural gas lines,” said Brian Barker, a spokesman for Tualatin valley Fire & Rescue.

The car rammed the outside wall of the boy’s bedroom, knocked and him off his bed. He woke up startled but not injured. His parents were sleeping in their own bedroom. They also were not hurt.

"The occupants of this home are very lucky that they weren't injured," said TVF&R Battalion Chief James Davis.

Firefighters had to cut the driver out of the smashed car. The boy was driving without a license or insurance, police say. He and his 20-year-old passenger were take to Oregon Health and Science University for treatment.

After he was released from the hospital, the driver was arrested on several charges including DUII, assault, reckless endangering, cri ...
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Wednesday June 16, 2010 - Times viewed: 7635
WILSONVILLE, Oregon.- Police have arrested a teenage boy and a young man man in an armed robbery of a Wilsonville electronics store.

21 year old Tio Hernandez of Gresham and a 16 year old boy were charged with first-degree robbery.All

Investigators said they believe last Saturday night surveillance cameras caught the two individuals stealing electronics by threatening security guards at knifepoint .

Clackamas County detectives said that about 7:30 pm the two young men pushed a shopping cart out of the front door, filled with a car stereo, an HP computer, video games and accessories, and iPods.

Deputies said that when confronted by store security, the two men pulled out knives.

Tio Hernandez was reported by the victims to be especially aggressive and tried to stab one of the officers in the chest.

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Tuesday June 15, 2010 - Times viewed: 7635
Searchers are becoming more doubful they will find missing Kyron Horman alive. The feeling of dispare is increasing and some searchers have given up. But the vast majority of police and FBI agents are still hopeful something positive will turn up.



Meanwhlile, most Oregon public schools have beefed up their security and are shutting their doors as Kyron Horman remains missing. In fact, since the 1992 rape of a 12-year-old girl after she was abducted from Kellogg Middle School in Portland many Oregon schools have changed the way they allow unauthorized people into their schools.

In Salem-Keizer, elementary schools' front doors are locked; middle schools and high schools lock every door except the front door, according to Raymond Byrd, security manager at the school district. High schools have security officers, and guests at any school are required to sign in and clip on a visitor's badge.

More than a week ago, Kyron Horman was discovered missing. The boy's mother walked him almost to his classroom about 8:45 a.m. and left. She didn't find out he'd been absent all day until he didn't return home on the school bus.

Speaking to the press, Kyron Ho ...
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Tuesday June 15, 2010 - Times viewed: 7624
Searchers are becoming more doubful they will find missing Kyron Horman alive. The feeling of dispare is increasing and some searchers have given up. But the vast majority of police and FBI agents are still hopeful something positive will turn up.



Meanwhlile, most Oregon public schools have beefed up their security and are shutting their doors as Kyron Horman remains missing. In fact, since the 1992 rape of a 12-year-old girl after she was abducted from Kellogg Middle School in Portland many Oregon schools have changed the way they allow unauthorized people into their schools.

In Salem-Keizer, elementary schools' front doors are locked; middle schools and high schools lock every door except the front door, according to Raymond Byrd, security manager at the school district. High schools have security officers, and guests at any school are required to sign in and clip on a visitor's badge.

More than a week ago, Kyron Horman was discovered missing. The boy's mother walked him almost to his classroom about 8:45 a.m. and left. She didn't find out he'd been absent all day until he didn't return home on the school bus.

Speaking to the press, Kyron Ho ...
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Thursday June 10, 2010 - Times viewed: 7599
MILWAUKIE, Ore. – A woman with a child is accused of driving drunk as she plowed into a fence and landed on the top of a parked car at around 11 pm. The 37 year old driver, Andria Skinner, crashed near SE 32nd Avenue in Milwaukie. Milwaukie police said she was not hurt and neither was the child.

Police found a car resting on top of two others near an apartment complex in the 3100 block of Southeast Boyd Street.

Police arressted Andria Skinner for DUI and recklessly endangering another person. She was transported to the Clackamas County Jail then released the following afternoon. ...
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Wednesday June 9, 2010 - Times viewed: 7606
PORTLAND, Oregon - Skyline School: 38 students stayed home from Skyline School on Tuesday, about double the number of the usual 20 student absences.Authorities said they believe Kyron's disappearance is an isolated case and addressed parental concerns over safety by urging them to keep their same routines.

Police detectives said they have interviewed Kyron parents and students at Skyline Elementary School for information. Kyron and his stepmother, Terri Moulton Horman, were at a science fair at the school early Friday. Terri said she last Kyron walking down a hallway toward his classroom about 8:45 a.m. The FBI has joined the search. Kyron vanished after Terri Moulton left him at his Northwest Portland elementary school on Friday morning.

"If we had something that was solid that we could give you, we would. If there was something that would benefit Kyron, we would release it."

said Capt. Jason Gates with the Multnomah County Sheriff's Office,

Kyron did not return home on the bus as scheduled and the family called the school. And so far there is no memory of Kyron attending class. Authorities searched the school and the surrounding area and ...
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Monday June 7, 2010 - Times viewed: 7602
An intense search continues for Kyron Horman, a seven year old boy who mysteriously disappeared last week after he arrived at his Portland Skyline Elementary School. He did not return home Friday. His stepmother said she last saw Kyron on Friday morning after she dropped him off at the school and saw him walking down the hallway toward his classroom.

"There was a science fair here at the school," Portland Public Schools spokesman Matt Shelby said. "You had a situation with lots of parents and friends coming through the school, going class to class."

"Kyron was here with his stepmother, seen with his stepmother," Shelby said.

The science fair was held before the beginning of classes, said Shelby, "so working parents could come and participate."

Apparently no one at the school saw Kyron after 8:45 a.m. Friday and he never made it to his classroom.

Searches around the area of the school were made and during the weekend the Portland Police Bureau, Gresham Police Department, Fairview Police Department, Oregon State Patrol, and the FBI continue to look for and investigate the disappearance.

"My heart, ...
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Friday June 4, 2010 - Times viewed: 7664
HILLSBORO, Oregon -- After police were called on a report of a suicidal person Thursday a Hillsboro police officer was shot in the shoulder. Hillsboro Police Department spokesman Mike Rouches said a therapist called police around 5 p.m. and said a patient was upset and causing problems at a home near 661 N. First St.

When officers arrived they were confronted by Sepp Tokanaga, also known as Michael Smith, whom Rouches said made threats at the officers. During the confrontation, police said, some sort of explosive device was aimed at the officers. "I saw what looked like a bomb come out of the house and then it blew up," said Kevin Marbel. "Then it was like 20 gunshots fired."

Tokanaga opened fire and shot at the officers. Justin Morris, 33, was shot in the shoulder then other officers returned fire and Tokanaga was shot in the leg. "I heard several gunshots of different caliber, one being higher and then second being heavier," said neighbor Charles Jordan. "It sounded like three shots followed by four shots." Officer Morris was taken to Legacy Emanuel Hospital for surgery and has since been released.

Tokanaga was take ...
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Wednesday June 2, 2010 - Times viewed: 7774
The Yamhill County Sheriff’s Office has made a big marijuana bust with the help of McMinnville police.

A search warrant for both agencies allowed authorities to find close to 150 marijuana plants, methamphetamine, and bundled marijuana. The residence is near Hill Road on the west side of McMinnville. Police arrested the home renter and an friend into custody on several charges.

Capt. Ken Summers identified the suspects as James Douglas Woods Sr., about 50 and a renter at 483 S.W. Kauer Drive, and 30 year old Adam Benneth Ledgerwood, 2216 N.E. Lafayette Ave. They were arraigned last Thursday in circuit court.

Woods is charged with five felony counts of possession and delivery of a controlled substance, and one count of manufacture of a controlled substance.

Judge Ronald Stone set bail at $100,000.

Ledgerwood is charged with one count of delivery of a controlled substance, possession of a controlled substance, carrying a concealed weapon and felon in possession of a restricted weapon. Bail was set at $25,000.

The Community Response Team’s mission statement reads: “To actively and aggressively combat quality of life issues ...
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Tuesday June 1, 2010 - Times viewed: 7588
PORTLAND, Oregon - Portland police were forced to shoot a Pit Bull to death yesterday morning after the dog mauled a man and bit a woman.

Poice officers responded to the call at the southeast Portland neighborhood and found the dog mauling a man. The man who was under the dog at the time pleaded for the police to shoot the dog. A police officer shot into the ground and the Pit Bull fled. As medical responders treated the man, a second officer followed the dog and when the dog turned on him, he fired and killed the Pit Bull.

Police say the man is at a local hospital with severe yet not life-threatening injuries. The woman suffered puncture wounds but apparently she decided she did not with to be hospitalized.

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Saturday May 29, 2010 - Times viewed: 7646
CLOVERDALE, Oregon -- A devestating fire consumed a home and two businesses in the coastal town of Cloverdale. Firefighers faught the four-alarm fire all afternoon and Tillamook Fire District Fire Marshal Rueben Descloux said about 100 firefighters and responders battled the blaze, which began at about 4 p.m. Friday.

Destroyed the fire was Sher-Win Auto Repair and mostly collapsed the Nestucca Fire Administration Building. Also heavily damaged was a Napa Auto Parts store. Police closed Highway 101 for several hours as firefighters attempted to control the heavy flames. They also evacuated several homes in the nieghborhood. Firefighters were forced to retreat because the fire spread up into the second story of the auto parts store and the attic of the fire station.

The damaged buildings included 140 feet of frontage road by Highway 101. Firefighters removed equipment in time, but teir main station and administration building were damaged. One person suffered non-life-threatening burns. An investigation into the cause of the fire began today.

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Saturday May 29, 2010 - Times viewed: 7706
>GRESHAM, Oregon - A grandmother has been arrested and charged with murder of her one year old granddaughter. Investigators said the grandmother, 58 year old Carolyn Bellamy said the girl had been injured in a fall from a bed.

The incident occurred last October in the 21000 block of Southeast Ash Street. Police were called in regard to a report of an unresponsive child who had fallen out of a bed.

When officers arrived they found one year old Ariana Magathan with a head injury. The child was taken to a local hospital. Medical personnel told police the injuries were not consistent with a fall from a bed.

The little girl was placed on life support but unfortunately died just before what would have been her second birthday. The Medical Examiner said the girl had died of a violent blunt force trauma to the head.

A grand jury indicted the girl's grandmother and sole guardian, Carolyn Bellamy, on charges of felony murder and manslaughter.

Grandmother Carolyn Bellamy is being held at the Multnomah County Detention Center. ...
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Friday May 28, 2010 - Times viewed: 7617
CORVALLIS, Oregon - Corvallis police are warning residents about a door-to-door sales crew that works for a company that ran afoul of authorities in 2008.

The department learned that T&B Sales Inc. is in the area. The company sells a cleaning product called "Advantage" or "Advantage Wonder Cleaner."

Lieutenant Dave Henslee says calls have already come from residents complaining about pushy sales tactics.

The Department of Justice investigated the same company two years ago, following complaints aggressive sales practices, fraud, theft and illegal drug activity from Marion, Polk and Yamhill counties.

T&B salespeople were arrested on allegations of forging stolen checks, using false names at a hospital and selling marijuana to an undercover police officer.

The company agreed to comply with Oregon's Unlawful Trade Practices Act and paid a $2,500 fine. ...
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Monday May 24, 2010 - Times viewed: 7647
BEAVERTON, Oregon - A first-grade student at Rock Creek Elementary School in Beaverton is one of 40 finalists in the Doodle 4 Google competition. The annual competition asks students to design a logo for the Internet giant. Aspiring artists had to follow a theme of what would they do if they could do anything.

For Rock Creek first-grader Vicky Siah, she said she would take a trip under the sea. "I drew a clown fish with some coral reefs," she said. All 40 regional finalists have been invited to an award ceremony at Google's New York City office, where the national winner will be announced. The winning student's doodle will be displayed on the Google homepage Thursday.

The 6-year-old’s colorful, coral reef design of the Google homepage logo is one of 40 national finalists in the competition for K-12 students, which attracted 33,000 entries.

Your vote could push her to the top of her division and win Vicky a $15,000 college scholarship and a $25,000 computer lab for Rock Creek Elementary School. The winning design will also be displayed in a Smithsonian museum exhibit.

It was the chance to win a new computer lab for her school that motivat ...
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Friday May 21, 2010 - Times viewed: 7711
LAKE OSWEGO, Ore. – He was just 55 years old and died only a few days before his scheduled retirement. Dan Duncan, the Lake Oswego police chief and a 25-year veteran of the force, was found dead in his home Thursday morning, of an apparent heart attack.

Fellow officers and friends had planned a retirement party at Lake Oswego’s City Hall for Friday. Chief Duncan, who was scheduled to retire June 1 after serving as chief for seven years.

Dan Duncan started as a corrections deputy in the Tillamook County Sheriff's Office in 1976 and worked his way up the chain of command to Senior Deputy.

He began his career with the Lake Oswego Police Department in 1985. Friends say he was always friendly, happy, and loved by everyone around him.

Clackamas County Sheriff Craig Roberts said he admired Duncan after working with him in several different situations.

"He had a great sense of humor," Roberts said. "We was well-liked and well-regarded by other administrators, his troops and the community. He was always willing to take a stand on an issue he felt strongly about. He was a great public safety partner. He will be missed by many ...
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Thursday May 20, 2010 - Times viewed: 7767
BRIGHTWOOD, Oregon - A huge hail storm has damaged commercial and many vegetable crops, high winds have downed trees, and rain found its way into buildings, cars, basements, and cracks in roofs. Utility crews of PGE are restoring power to portions of Brightwood, near Mt. Hood, after a tree fell across power lines along U-S 26 and into the roadway early Wednesday evening.

"It sounded like a train was coming right through these trees -- it was pretty scary, " saysAllKacie Wines, who works at the Whistle Stop Restaurant in Brightwood.

Interstate 26 was closed for more than two hours as utility workers removed the tree and debris. Crews worked on power line repairs well into the evening.

In West Linn earlier in the afternoon,  wind snapped off a tree limb along Kenthorpe Way cutting power to residents in the area including West Linn High School.

There are no reports of injuries. PGE line crews worked cut the limb down off the sagging power line. Workers told residents along Kenthorpe Way the line was a feeder for West Linn High School. Crews were able to restore power to the high school by around 3:15pm.

Traffic was also ba ...
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Wednesday May 19, 2010 - Times viewed: 7661
All of a sudden, real estate has gone from the top finance topics to the most controversial of subjects everyone is talking about. Every other person you meet has an opinion about what happened, how we got here, whose fault it is and what the future holds.

And it's all changing, from the digitization of old-school multiple listing service printed books, which brought listing information to the people, to Craigslist. Realtors and individuals are taking matters into their own hands. And along the way, commercial websites are cashing in, big time.

No matter who you are, client or agent, you quickly discovered that there are three main websites that are the most popular when it comes to looking to buy or listing a home anywhere in the country. Realtor.com, Zillow.com and Trulia.com are the three heavy hitters in online advertising and information in real estate sales and marketing. Each site lists homes available for sale, some for rent, and a great deal of information regarding the neighborhoods, comparable sales and general market statistics. Although each of the sites are quite similar, there are some subtle differences in them and a variety of opinions on which site ...
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Tuesday May 18, 2010 - Times viewed: 7626
CORNELIUS, Oregon - Walmart plans to hire 300 workers for the new supercenter store in Cornelius.

Walmart, the big-box chain, is working with the city to set up a "hiring center." Executives hope to have it ready by June 1.

Walmart plans to open the new store in September.

Also, this last weekend Walmart announced plans to start selling the popular iPad in its stores. The retailer hasn't given a date for when it will hit store shelves, but it is expected later this year.

Walmart reportedly has been trying to expand its electronics department to compete with Best Buy and Radio Shack. No word yet whether the iPad will be offered at a discount.

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Sunday May 16, 2010 - Times viewed: 7587
PORTLAND, Oregon -- Sixteen year old Danny Thompson remembers Colton Harris-Moore as a kid who dreamed of becoming famous, talked about it and even acted it out now and again. Before Danny and his mother moved to Portland, he briefly attended Stanwood High School with Colton.

"He was always getting into fights. He wouldn't start them but he'd try to finish them. He was sorta an outcast and I tried to be his friend", Danny said, "but he always seemed to be thinking about something else. Most of the teachers didn't like him but a couple did, I think"

A home break-in and the theft of a boat on San Juan Island earlier this week may have been the works of Colton Harris-Moore.

The home was burglarized sometime late Thursday or early Friday. The boat was taken from the homeowner's private dock and later found beached on Lopez Island.

The San Juan County Sheriff's Office issued a news release which read:

"Deputies investigated the report of a 24-foot boat found beached on Lopez Island May 14. The boat was apparently taken from a home located on the southern tip of San Juan Island, close to Cattle Point. The home was also burgla ...
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Friday May 14, 2010 - Times viewed: 7656
PORTLAND, Oregon -- A pickup truck that crashed off Interstate 405 struck and killed a homeless man sleeping off the freeway, police said. Officers were called to the wreck on I-405 northbound under Burnside Street at about 11 p.m. Thursday.

A police spokeswoman said the driver lost control of the truck and it went off the right shoulder before it rolled over. Ismail Haidar, a witness, said he heard three distinct bangs and then saw smoke and dust in the air. "I didn't know what to do. Actually, I panicked," Haidar said. "I called 911 … I thought I might go and help survivors.

It was a nightmare indeed." The driver, 23-year-old Alvaro Lugos-Ponce, and his three passengers, all suffered injuries in the crash, police said. They were taken to Legacy Emanuel Hospital with injuries that weren't life-threatening. Speed and alcohol were factors in the wreck, officers said, and the police bureau's major crash team is still investigating. Police said Lugos-Ponce is facing charges of second-degree manslaughter, second-degree assault, fourth-degree assault, driving under the influence and reckless driving. Officers are still trying to determine the i ...
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Thursday May 13, 2010 - Times viewed: 7696
PORTLAND, Oregon -- The Oregon Financial Institutions Security Task Force (FIST) is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of Tammy Lynn Hall, whom is believed to be responsible for four local bank robberies.

Hall, 42, is believed to be from California. A federal grand jury has charged Hall with the April 30, 2010, robbery of the Bank of America branch located at 8315 SE Sunnyside Road in Clackamas. There have been three other robberies committed in recent weeks by a woman matching Hall's description. They are:

May 3, 2010 -- First Independent Bank, 1408 SE 164th Ave., Vancouver

May 7, 2010 -- US Bank, 6407 NE 117th Ave., Vancouver

May 10, 2010 -- Bank of the West, 11050 SE McLoughlin Blvd., Milwaukie

The FBI, in conjunction with the other investigating agencies to include the Clackamas County Sheriff's Office, Milwaukie Police Department, Vancouver Police Department and the Clark County Sheriff's Office, are looking at the possibility that the same person is responsible for all four bank robberies. However, at this time, Hall is charged with only one bank robbery (April 30th, Bank of America).
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Tuesday May 11, 2010 - Times viewed: 7630
Wilsonville, Oregon - Movie Gallery Inc., the owner of struggling movie rental chain Hollywood Video, is planning to close its remaining stores and liquidate as consumers are increasingly getting movies through the mail, vending machines and high-speed Internet connections.

The No. 2 rental chain behind Blockbuster Inc. filed a notice with the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Virginia in Richmond late last week that it will terminate its business operations after defaulting on a loan from one of its creditors.

An agreement filed with the court said the move to close more than 1,900 remaining stores is in the "best interests" of the company and its creditors. The agreement does not specify a time line. It must be approved by a bankruptcy judge.

Phone calls to Movie Gallery and an attorney representing the company were not immediately returned.

The company, based in Wilsonville, Ore., filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in February, buckling under the competitive pressure from movies-by-mail service Netflix Inc., DVD kiosk company Redbox and delivery of movies and TV shows over the Internet.

The bankruptcy filing does no ...
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Monday May 10, 2010 - Times viewed: 7586
PORTLAND, Oregon - Portland fire investigators are still trying to determine what sparked a two-alarm fire in a northwest Portland building built in 1902. The fire broke out at 2400 Northwest 21st Ave. at about 7:28 p.m. Saturday.

The first-arriving crews found heavy smoke coming out of the three-story building. Although it was found to be vacant, crews were worried that there were transients inside the building. Firefighters went inside and cut vent holes in the roof; they then put out the fire after an aggressive attack. No one was injured.

Trains in the area were delayed because of hose lines lying across the tracks. The fire caused about $241,000 in damage to the building, which was valued at about $730,000. About 70 firefighters responded to fight the fire. ...
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Friday May 7, 2010 - Times viewed: 7612
SHERWOOD, Oregon - The cab of a semi truck was destroyed and LifeFlight was called in after a head-on collision on Scholls Ferry Road near Sherwood.

Law enforcement blocked off Scholls Ferry Road near Rowell Road at about 5:30 a.m. Friday after the crash, which left the cab of the big rig in flames and sent a late-model Dodge Charger into a nearby field.

The truck driver escaped his burning cab without injury, but a passenger in the Charger was injured and was airlifted from the scene.

Sgt. David Thompson with the Washington County Sheriff’s Office said the driver of the Dodge Charger was driving recklessly and veered into the path of the truck.

After the crash, the driver of the Charger fled the vehicle, abandoning the injured passenger and reportedly got into a dark-colored SUV and left the scene.

Deputies are looking for the driver, who they think is a female, and the SUV. An investigation into the crash in ongoing.

Hospitals are on alert for a woman who may show up injured from the crash.

The condition or identity of the female passenger in the Dodge Charger has not been released.

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Thursday May 6, 2010 - Times viewed: 7599
PORTLAND, Oregon - Peter Chamberlain got an early gift on the day before his 51st birthday - the rest of his life.

State police say the Salem motorist crashed through a guardrail on Highway 20 in the Santiam Pass early Thursday and went 300 feet down an embankment.

Deschutes County rescuers removed Chamberlain from the crashed SUV and took him to a Bend hospital with injuries not considered life-threatening.

Police are still investigating what caused Chamberlain to lose control of the SUV.

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Monday May 3, 2010 - Times viewed: 7875
BROWNSVILLE, Oregon - – A home fire in Brownsville forces firefighters from three cities to help battle the blaze.The home is southeast of Corvallis, drawing fire departments from the rural Oregon towns of Brownsville, Halsey and Tangent. We have intense pictures from that house fire in Brownsville. A firefighter snapped these shots around 8:30 p.m. Sunday. As you can see, the house was just a huge fireball when firefighters arrived. They couldn't save it, and it's being described as "a total loss."No word yet on how this fire started. We are told that no one was injured by the flames. Photos courtesy of Dennis Weis, photographer and firefighter with the Tangent Fire Department: ...
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Thursday April 29, 2010 - Times viewed: 7605
EDGEWOOD, Washington - A 43 year old man was shot dead after a home invasion robbery last night.

Sheriff's spokesman Ed Troyer said the murder occured at the home located in the 3600 block of 106th Ave. Ct. E. The victim, his wife and their two sons were home at the time. The homeowner had listed an expensive ring for sale on Craigslist, and was expecting a potential buyer to stop by the home to take a look around 9:30 p.m. Three man and a woman arrived, "flashed cash" at the door, and the "homeowners let them in to buy a ring," Troyer said.

But once inside, one of the men pulled out a gun. Apparently gunman opened fire and shot the father multipletimes, investigators said, and the victim's 14-year-old son was pistol-whipped on the head. The robbers also tied up the boy's mother Investigators say the man may have been shot while trying to protect his son, who had jumped on one of the robbers. The robbers ransacked the home and drove off before deputies arrived.

The son was taken to an area hospital. The boy's mother and younger brother were not injured. A description of the robbers was not available.

"All we do know at this p ...
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