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Wednesday February 13, 2019    06:30 AM - Times viewed: 7829
Story SALEM, Oregon - The Medicaid Long Term Care Quality and Reimbursement Advisory Council meets from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 13, at the Barbara Roberts Human Services Building, Room 285, 500 Summer St. N.E., Salem. The meeting is open to the public. Agenda items include: public comment, Governor’s Recommended Budget document, bills of possible interest and council business. For t ...

Monday March 4, 2019    05:52 AM - Times viewed: 7827
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Clark County Public Health is continuing its measles outbreak investigation and has no changes to report today. Since Jan. 1, Public Health has identified 70 confirmed cases and is not currently investigating any suspect cases. Public Health has not identified any new locations where people may have been exposed to measles.

Here are the details of the confirmed cases:

  • A ...

Thursday February 28, 2019    08:14 AM - Times viewed: 7825
Story PORTLAND, Oregon - 35-year-old Harold Blackwolf Jr. of Warm Springs, Oregon, pleaded guilty today to two counts of involuntary manslaughter and one count of possession of a firearm as a convicted felon. According to court documents, on September 28, 2017, Blackwolf was at a friend’s house on the Warm Springs Indian Reservation. While under the influence of alcohol, Blackwolf left his friend’s h ...

Wednesday April 17, 2019    06:54 AM - Times viewed: 7823
Story PORTLAND, Oregon - The statewide political voice for Planned Parenthood will mobilize activists from across Oregon for "Planned Parenthood Advocates of Oregon Day of Action" on Wednesday, April 17th in Salem. Between 11:55am and 12:10pm, about 100 Oregonians will march to the Capitol to advocate for reproductive rights before meeting with their elected representatives. The lobby visits are esse ...

Wednesday March 13, 2019    01:39 AM - Times viewed: 7820
Story PORTLAND, Oregon — 23-year-old Donovon Lyle Flippo of Vancouver, Washington, a member of the right-wing Proud Boys group was arrested Tuesday on assault charges. This was a day after Mayor Ted Wheeler complained that law enforcement was basically ignoring violent protests in Portland. Protests occur often in Portland and police have at times struggled to contain violent clashes. “In what ...

Wednesday April 10, 2019    06:19 AM - Times viewed: 7817
Story On April 9th, 2019 Cowlitz County Sheriff’s Office detectives, with assistance from the Centralia Police Department, made two arrests related to the March 18th, 2019 murder of Ryderwood resident Travis Seiber, age 47. Anthony S. Depuisaye-Green, age 26, of Centralia was booked into Cowlitz County Jail on charges of Murder in the First Degree, Robbery in the First Degree and Unlawful Possession ...

Tuesday April 2, 2019    04:58 AM - Times viewed: 7817
Story Today, Multnomah County District Attorney Rod Underhill announced that 21-year-old Ibrahim Seraphin changed his plea and was convicted of criminally impersonating a police officer and menacing after he pulled out a police-style vest and pointed a replica firearm at two women in southeast Portland. Seraphin was put on 24 months of bench probation with court-imposed rules that he not be in posses ...

Wednesday February 20, 2019    06:24 AM - Times viewed: 7816
Story On Wednesday, February 20th, 2019, at 3:10 a.m., East Precinct officers responded to the report of a subject shot in the 3600 block of Southeast 82nd Avenue. Officers and medical personnel arrived in the area and located an injured adult male. The injured male was transported by medical personnel to a Portland hospital for treatment for what are believed to be non-life threatening injuries. ...

Friday April 12, 2019    06:22 AM - Times viewed: 7814
Story At 5:07 p.m. today, Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue crews were dispatched to a report of a fire inside a warehouse in the 20000 block of Southwest 115th Avenue in Tualatin. The first-arriving engine company reported smoke showing from a large roll-up door. An initial report from the business occupant said the business was performing a new product test on six large lithium-ion batteries, and the b ...

Wednesday April 24, 2019    05:40 AM - Times viewed: 7813
Story SALEM, Oregon — A U.S. judge in Oregon said Tuesday he intends to at least partially block a rule change by President Donald Trump's administration that could cut off federal funding for providers who refer patients for an abortion, though the scope of his decision remains to be seen. U.S. District Judge Michael McShane made the comments after more than three hours of arguments in a lawsuit bro ...

Sunday April 21, 2019    11:13 PM - Times viewed: 7807
Story VANCOUVER, Washington - On April 19, 2019 at approximately 6:06 p.m. Vancouver Police were dispatched to an incident involving a male who boarded a C-Tran bus in the area of NE Covington Rd./NE Fourth Plain Blvd., implied that he had a gun and demanded to be transported to Portland. No gun was seen. The driver was able to stop the bus and let the passengers off. All passengers, other than th ...

Monday February 18, 2019    05:56 AM - Times viewed: 7807
Story On Friday, February 15, 2019, at 6 p.m., Washington County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a single vehicle crash at NW Bronson Road and NW Roseburg Terrace in the community of Bethany. A witness reported seeing a car leave the road and hit a tree. Responding emergency crews had to extricate the driver, 27-year-old Zachary Benjamin of Hillsboro. Mr. Benjamin was taken to a Portland hospi ...

Monday March 25, 2019    07:07 AM - Times viewed: 7806
Story On March 24th, 2019 at about 0420 hours, the cleaning crew at Stanfords restaurant reported being robbed at gun point. One of the cleaning crew employee was getting something from her car when an armed man came out of the bushes wearing a mask and gloves. He was joined by two other masked men. They ordered the employee back inside at gunpoint and gathered the other two workers. They forced the ...

Wednesday February 20, 2019    06:25 AM - Times viewed: 7803
Story PORTLAND, Oregon - On Tuesday, February 19th, 2019, at 4:35p.m., Central Precinct officers responded to the Greyhound Bus Depot at 550 Northwest 6th Avenue on the report of a subject who had been stabbed. When officers arrived they located an injured adult male. The victim appeared to have been injured by a knife and was transported by ambulance to a Portland hospital for treatment of what is ...

Thursday April 25, 2019    06:11 AM - Times viewed: 7801
Story More than 3,000 stem samples contributed by hundreds of Oregon cannabis farmers allowed Phylos Bioscience to map the genome of cannabis plants, each plant a star in a constellation of weed strains. The "genetic galaxy project" made Portland-based Phylos one of Oregon's most prominent cannabis-related companies. But when Phylos announced last week it would launch its own breeding program—pursuin ...

Sunday April 21, 2019    10:54 PM - Times viewed: 7794
Story PORTLAND, Oregon - On Saturday, April 20, 2019 at 12:45 P.M. a Portland police was flagged down by a concerned citizen who reported seeing a man holding a black pistol in his hand. The officer found 20-year-old Dennis Robert Spencer with the "gun" nearby. When Spencer saw the officer he began running. The officer requested backup and caught Spencer who gave no resistance when arrested. Officer ...

Tuesday April 16, 2019    05:07 AM - Times viewed: 7779
Story PORTLAND, Oregon - The Major Crash Team (MCT) responded to the area of the 10000 block of Southeast Holgate Boulevard to assist in a fatal traffic crash investigation involving an adult male driver. No other injuries were reported. Traffic was affected in the area from 100th Avenue to 102nd Avenue. ...

Tuesday April 16, 2019    05:09 AM - Times viewed: 7778
Story HILLSBORO, Ore.- On April 12, 2019, Victor Roberto Saravia pleaded guilty to four counts of First-Degree Sex Abuse and was sentenced to 20 years in prison by Washington County Judge Ted Sims. Deputy District Attorney Allison Brown prosecuted the case against Saravia. King City Police first began investigating Saravia in February of 2018 after a young boy made a disclosure of abuse to his family ...

Tuesday April 16, 2019    05:07 AM - Times viewed: 7773
Story MILWAUKIE, Oregon - The Milwaukie Police Officer involved in Saturday nights shooting is Officer Daniel Duke. Officer Duke was a police officer for seven years for the City of Rathdrum Police Department in Idaho, prior to his move to Oregon and employment with the Milwaukie Police Department. While a police officer with the City of Rathdrum Police Department, Officer Duke was assigned to patrol ...

Friday April 12, 2019    06:22 AM - Times viewed: 7773
Story SALEM, Ore. – The Oregon Department of State Lands (DSL) has requested additional information from Jordan Cove Energy L.P. regarding the Jordan Cove Energy Project removal-fill permit application. DSL has completed review of the approximately 49,000 comments submitted during the comment period for the application. The Department’s review focused on identifying substantive issues relevant to th ...

Wednesday April 24, 2019    05:47 AM - Times viewed: 7773
Story SALEM, Oregon – There have been almost 500 people exonerated nationally because of DNA evidence from people wrongfully convicted of crimes. However, there have been none in Oregon, where the majority of conviction motions for DNA testing are denied by Oregon courts. On Tuesday, the Oregon Senate decided barriers needed to be lowered after the Senate unanimously passed a bill that modifies proce ...

Wednesday April 24, 2019    05:29 AM - Times viewed: 7772
Story PORTLAND, Oregon - Tonight, April 23rd, 2019 at 20:42 p.m., East Precinct officers responded to the intersection of Southeast 146th Avenue and Southeast Stark Street on the report of a woman shot. She is suffering serious injuries and was transported by AMR to a local area hospital. The Gun Violence Reduction Team along with our Forensic Evidence Division is responding to assist East Precinct ...

Wednesday April 17, 2019    06:56 AM - Times viewed: 7771
Story WASHINGTON COUNTY - Just before 5 p.m. today, firefighters were dispatched to a neighborhood in the Bethany area on a report of a 4-year-old boy that had fallen from the second-story window of a duplex. TUALATIN, Oregon - Firefighters arrived on scene within minutes to find the boy had landed on a concrete patio. Life Flight, who was already on standby, was activated and landed in a field nea ...

Sunday April 7, 2019    09:00 AM - Times viewed: 7762
Story PORTLAND, Oregon - On April 6, 2019, at 8:52 A.M., Central Precinct officers arrested a suspect involved in the theft of a portrait of former Mayor Neil Goldschmidt. Since the framed photograph was stolen from the outer entryway of the mayor's office, Central Precinct's Neighborhood Response Team (NRT) has been investigating. Officers found a video online that showed the suspect burning the po ...

Friday May 3, 2019    01:36 AM - Times viewed: 7725
Story NEWPORT, Oregon - On May 2, 2019 at approximately 10:15 AM, emergency personal responded to the beach between W. 3rd and W. 4th Streets in Yachats for a report of a deceased male on the beach. Oregon State Police responded and the preliminary investigation revealed a male, by the name, Michael Clift, age 43, from Newport, Oregon deceased at the scene. The nature of his death is still under inve ...

Wednesday May 1, 2019    06:21 AM - Times viewed: 7699
Story PORTLAND, Oregon - On Sunday morning at about 3:30 AM, Portland police responded to a report of gunfire heard in the Kerns neighborhood. Officers located a man lying on the road in the 3100 block of Northeast Multnomah Street. They requested medical assistance, but the man was determined to be deceased. Detectives from PPB Homicide Division and Criminalists from the Forensic Evidence Division ...

Friday May 3, 2019    01:37 AM - Times viewed: 7692
Story PORTLAND, Oregon - 44-year-old Joy Rainville will be ordered to pay more than $178,000 in restitution following a white collar crimes investigation conducted by the Portland Police Bureau. Earlier this week, Rainville appeared in Multnomah County Circuit Court and pleaded guilty to two counts of aggravated theft in the first degree. Rainville will be sentenced on June 14, 2019. As part of he ...

Monday April 29, 2019    06:18 AM - Times viewed: 7688
Story On April 28 at approx. 12:35PM, in the 2800 block of NE 174th avenue, an ongoing neighbor dispute results in an attempt homicide and a suicide. There is a served protection order between the suspect and the victim naming the victim as the protected person. The suspect walked across the roadway and shot the victim while he mowed his lawn. After the suspect shot the victim, he turned the gun ...

Friday May 3, 2019    08:55 PM - Times viewed: 7676
Story CORVALLIS, Oregon – On May 3, 2019 at 8:00am, deputies from the Benton County Sheriff’s Office responded to a head-on collision on Highway 20 at Hwy 223, west of Philomath. Catherine Koch, 37, of Depoe Bay, Oregon, was pronounced dead at the scene. Koch was traveling easttbound on Highway 20, when she collided with a loaded dump truck, headed westtbound. The truck was loaded with dirt and t ...

Friday May 3, 2019    01:35 AM - Times viewed: 7657
Story On Thursday, May 2, 2019, at 10:30 p.m., Central Precinct officers responded to the 1800 block of Southeast Umatilla Street on the report of a male who was shot. When officers arrived, they searched for suspects and victims injured by the reported gunfire. Officers located a male adult who was injured. He was transported to an area hospital with what are believed to be non-life threatening inj ...

Monday May 6, 2019    08:54 PM - Times viewed: 7633
Story Just before 4 p.m. today, an off-duty Tualatin Valley Fire and Rescue firefighter noticed smoke coming from a home on NE Sunny Acres Lane in Newberg as he was driving in the area. He stopped and confirmed that the house was on fire and called 911. With the off-duty firefighter’s detailed size-up, the battalion chief heading to the scene was able to immediately upgrade the incident to a first-alarm ...

Friday May 3, 2019    08:55 PM - Times viewed: 7590
Story PORTLAND, Oregon - On Friday, May 3, 2019 at 3:58 P.M., East Precinct officers responded to a report of shots being fired in the Hazelwood Neighborhood. Upon arrival, they located evidence of gunfire in a shopping center parking lot in the 10000 block of Northeast Halsey Street. Several parked cars had bullet strikes. The Gun Violence Reduction Team responded and assumed the investigation. Wit ...

Monday May 6, 2019    07:21 AM - Times viewed: 7567
Story On Sunday, May 5, 2019, at 1:09 p.m., Washington County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a report of a shooting in Aloha. Residents of the apartment complex at 18000 SW Shaw Street reported an unoccupied SUV was shot in the parking lot. Deputies identified 21-year-old Miguel Almarez Estrada of Aloha as the suspect and began to evacuate the apartment complex, based on information that Mr. ...

Friday May 10, 2019    07:26 AM - Times viewed: 7552
Story PORTLAND, Oregon - Yesterday, Multnomah County Circuit Court Judge Gregory F. Silver convicted 27-year-old David Michael Brown of one count of assault in the second degree and one count of assault in the third degree. This case is connected to the homicide of 21-year-old Diego Tejeda-Manzo. At trial, the state presented evidence to show that on or about October 23, 2017, Tejeda-Manzo and Nichol ...

Sunday May 12, 2019    07:21 AM - Times viewed: 7530
Story Linn County Sheriff Jim Yon reports that on May 11, 2019 at approximately 5:23 a.m., the Linn County Dispatch Center received a 911 call from Cheri Lyn Olsen, 47, of Sweet Home, who reported her boyfriend had been shot on Wiley Creek Road near Sweet Home. Paramedics from the Sweet Home Fire Department, Officers from the Sweet Home Police Department, and Deputies from the Linn County Sheriff’s ...

Friday May 10, 2019    07:24 AM - Times viewed: 7528
Story On May 9th, 2019, at 10:28 p.m., East Precinct officers responded to an incident, near Southeast 104the Avenue and Southeast Holgate Boulevard, where an adult male had been shot. Officers arrived and located a man who was suffering from at least one gunshot wound. He was transported to a local area hospital in serious condition. The Gun Violence Reduction Team responded to assist precinct offi ...

Saturday May 11, 2019    07:20 AM - Times viewed: 7523
Story PORTLAND, Oregon - On Saturday, May 11, 2019 at 1:46 P.M., Central Precinct officers responded to a report of an assault in the area of Northwest 4th Avenue and Northwest Hoyt Street. A victim reported that he was hit in the head by a suspect using two 2-by-4 boards screwed together with the screws pointing out (photo). As they investigated, other witnesses began calling reporting that a suspect w ...

Saturday May 11, 2019    07:08 PM - Times viewed: 7511
Story PORTLAND, Oregon - Wayne Arthur Silsbee eluded authorities for 23 years. He was wanted by the FBI for "multiple incidents of sexual assault" between September 1995 and April 1996 involving girls between 8 and 10 years old. The FBI said Silsbee knew each of the victims through babysitting for them or taking them to events. Friday, the now-62-year-old man walked into the Oregon City Police De ...

Sunday May 12, 2019    07:21 AM - Times viewed: 7507
Story On 5/10/2019, at approximately 7:20 AM, dispatch received a call from a concerned citizen in the area of NW Oceanview Dr, Waldport. The citizen reported a male subject wearing all black with his hood pulled up, cutting through people’s yards. The citizen identified this as suspicious behavior. While enroute to the call, Deputy Tadlock received a report of a theft from a vehicle in the area of Mokm ...

Friday May 17, 2019    05:16 AM - Times viewed: 7436
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On Thursday, May 16, 2019, detectives from the Washington County Sheriff’s Office arrested  William Offinga, 55, on one count of reckless driving and one count of felony hit and run related to an incident that happened on May 11, 2019 in rural Washington County, northwest of Forest Grove.

Several tips led detectives to Mr. Offinga’s residence outside of Forest Grove where a search warra ...


Friday May 17, 2019    05:14 AM - Times viewed: 7430
Story LINCOLN CITY, Oregon - On Thursday, May 16th, 2019 at about 2:56 AM, Lincoln City Police responded to the Beach Club Restaurant on a report of a burglary in progress at the location. Lincoln City Dispatch received information from the business owners that they were seeing a male subject inside the closed business on their surveillance system. Lincoln City Police officers as well as an Oregon St ...

Saturday May 18, 2019    10:29 PM - Times viewed: 7424
Story Hood River, Oregon - A series of recent operations by the Mid-Columbia Interagency Narcotics Task Force (MINT) resulted in multiple arrests for possession and distribution of controlled substances. Detectives with the Hood River County Sheriff's Office, operating as part of MINT, conducted a series of operations in recent weeks that resulted in the arrest of five individuals on controlled subst ...

Saturday May 18, 2019    10:30 PM - Times viewed: 7423
Story Members of the Portland Police Gun Violence Reduction Team (GVRT) are working with the FBI and Parkrose School District officials to investigate the incident that occurred today at Parkrose High School. The subject involved is in custody and is an adult male. He is a student at Parkrose High School. The names of any witnesses or other persons involved will not be released. Investigators ha ...


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