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25 Five People Injured by Gunfire in Old Town Neighborhood
Tuesday August 24, 2021, 9:51 AM

Five People Injured by Gunfire in Old Town Neighborhood
PORTLAND, Oregon - Five people associated to a vigil suffered injuries after a shooting in the Old Town Neighborhood.

On Sunday, August 22, 2021 at 11:03p.m., Central Precinct officers were di ... [More]

26 At least 20 people killed when fuel tank explodes in Lebanon
Tuesday August 24, 2021, 9:42 AM

At least 20 people killed when fuel tank explodes in Lebanon
Beirut, Lebanon - At least 20 people were killed and 79 injured in a fuel tank explosion in the Akkar region in northern Lebanon, the Lebanese Red Cross said on its Twitter account early on Sunday. ... [More]
27 At least 44 shot and seven killed in weekend violence across Chicago
Tuesday August 24, 2021, 9:19 AM

At least 44 shot and seven killed in weekend violence across Chicago
Occupy Portland was a collaboration that began on October 6, 2011 in downtown Portland as a protest and demonstration against economic inequality worldwide. It was inspired by the Occupy Wall Street m ... [More]
28 Oregon, once a virus success story, struggles with surge
Tuesday August 24, 2021, 9:07 AM

Oregon, once a virus success story, struggles with surge
SALEM, Oregon. — Oregon was once the poster child for limiting the spread of the coronavirus, after its Democratic governor imposed some of the nation’s strictest safety measures, including mask manda ... [More]
29 Meet Yahya Jan, the architect building the world's tallest hotel, Dubai's Ciel Tower
Tuesday August 24, 2021, 8:56 AM

Meet Yahya Jan, the architect building the world's tallest hotel, Dubai's Ciel Tower
The Wells Fargo Center in Portland is a 40-story,(546 ft) tower and a five-story adjacent office building with three levels of parking below the surface in Portland, Oregon. The tower became the talle ... [More]
30 A newlywed couple found shot to death in Utah
Tuesday August 24, 2021, 8:40 AM

A newlywed couple found shot to death in Utah
A Utah couple were found dead from gunshot wounds after a four-day search in Moab, Utah, about an hour away from Arches National Park.

Wednesday, the bodies of Crystal Turner, 38, and Kylen Sc ... [More]

31 Tallest man in U.S., who was 7-foot-8, dies of heart disease at 38
Tuesday August 24, 2021, 8:31 AM

Tallest man in U.S., who was 7-foot-8, dies of heart disease at 38
ROCHESTER, Minn. — Igor Vovkovinskiy, the tallest man in the United States, has died in Minnesota. He was 38.

His family said he died of heart disease on Friday at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester ... [More]

32 Q&A: did the climate crisis fuel Henri and the Tennessee flooding?
Tuesday August 24, 2021, 8:03 AM

Q&A: did the climate crisis fuel Henri and the Tennessee flooding?
Climate scientists say while it’s difficult to give a precise attribution, the fingerprints of the climate crisis are undoubtedly present to some degree.

As the US west bakes in a prolonged dr ... [More]

33 Female Suspect Arrested with Weapons, Attempting to Kidnap 6-year-old boy
Tuesday August 24, 2021, 2:40 AM

Female Suspect Arrested with Weapons, Attempting to Kidnap 6-year-old boy
PORTLAND, Oregon - A woman is facing charges after attempting to kidnap a 6-year-old boy, then threatening his family with bladed weapons and using racial slurs.

On Sunday, August 22, 2021 at ... [More]

34 Official Taliban websites go offline, though reasons unknown
Monday August 23, 2021, 9:00 AM

Official Taliban websites go offline, though reasons unknown
BOSTON (AP) — Taliban websites that delivered the victorious insurgents’ official messages to Afghans and the world at large in five languages went offline abruptly Friday, indicating an effort to try ... [More]
35 COVID-19 outbreak linked to music festival in eastern Oregon
Monday August 23, 2021, 8:36 AM

COVID-19 outbreak linked to music festival in eastern Oregon
PENDLETON, Oregon. (AP) — Local health leaders are looking into a COVID-19 outbreak linked to an outdoor music festival in eastern Oregon.

Umatilla County Public Health Director Joseph Fiumara ... [More]

36 Two new fires expand rapidly in Southern Oregon
Monday August 23, 2021, 8:21 AM

Two new fires expand rapidly in Southern Oregon
LAKEVIEW, Oregon. (AP) — Two new wildfires started by lightning late Thursday afternoon grew rapidly Friday in southeastern Oregon not too far from the site of the Bootleg Fire, which until recently w ... [More]
37 22 dead, many missing after 17 inches of rain in Tennessee
Monday August 23, 2021, 7:55 AM

22 dead, many missing after 17 inches of rain in Tennessee
WAVERLY, Tenn. (AP) — At least 22 people were killed and rescue crews searched desperately Sunday amid shattered homes and tangled debris for dozens of people still missing after record-breaking rain ... [More]
38 Northwest heat may have killed 1
Monday August 23, 2021, 7:14 AM

Northwest heat may have killed 1
PORTLAND, Oregon. (AP) — Extreme heat may be behind a death in Portland, Oregon, this week, and emergency room visits for heat-related illness rose sharply as sweltering temperatures gripped the norma ... [More]
39 Oregon hospitals near breaking point as COVID-19 surges
Monday August 23, 2021, 6:51 AM

Oregon hospitals near breaking point as COVID-19 surges
PORTLAND, Oregon. (AP) — Just 41 intensive care unit beds were available in Oregon on Wednesday as COVID-19 cases continue to climb and hospitals near capacity in a state that was once viewed as a pan ... [More]
40 Recent Catalytic Converter Thefts in Woodburn
Sunday August 22, 2021, 6:19 AM

 Recent Catalytic Converter Thefts in Woodburn
Friday, August 20, 2021 – Woodburn, OR – The Woodburn Police Department (WPD) wants residents in and surrounding the Woodburn area to be aware of recent catalytic converter thefts.

WPD has ob ... [More]

41 Officers Make Arrest And Recover Gun In Eliot Neighborhood
Sunday August 22, 2021, 6:03 AM

Officers Make Arrest And Recover Gun In Eliot Neighborhood
On August 16, 2021 at about 2:43 a.m., Portland Police responded to the report of shots in the area of Northeast Fremont Street and Northeast Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard, in the Eliot neighborhoo ... [More]
42 PeaceHealth St. John reports record number of patients
Sunday August 22, 2021, 5:53 AM

PeaceHealth St. John reports record number of patients
LONGVIEW, Washington - Today, PeaceHealth St. John Medical Center is caring for an unprecedented number of patients. Community members with less severe medical issues can help preserve hospital capaci ... [More]
43 Suspect in Bus Homicide Identified, Community Assistance Requested
Sunday August 22, 2021, 4:01 AM

Suspect in Bus Homicide Identified, Community Assistance Requested
PORTLAND, Oregon - The suspect in the shooting death of Adrian Richardson has been identified as Wayne Conrad Thompson, 47 (photos). PPB Homicide Detectives, with the help of the Multnomah County Dist ... [More]
44 Gresham Police Asking For Help Searching For Missing Adult
Saturday August 21, 2021, 8:33 AM

Gresham Police Asking For Help Searching For Missing Adult
Gresham, Oregon.— Gresham Police are looking for help from the public in searching for a missing adult. On Sunday, August 15, 2021 at 6:00pm, a man was dropped off at the Safeway at SE Powell boulevar ... [More]
45 Oregon Nurses Rule For Health Care Workers
Saturday August 21, 2021, 3:39 AM

Oregon Nurses Rule For Health Care Workers
Portland, Oregon.- Oregon Governor Kate Brown’s announcement today of a COVID-19 vaccine mandate for nurses and other front-line health care workers will likely increase vaccination rates among those ... [More]
46 Seal Rock Beach health advisory lifted Aug. 19
Saturday August 21, 2021, 3:34 AM

Seal Rock Beach health advisory lifted Aug. 19
PORTLAND, Oregon.—Oregon Health Authority (OHA) today lifted a public health advisory for contact with ocean water at Seal Rock Beach, located in Lincoln County.

The health authority issued t ... [More]

47 Hit and Run on I-205 in Multnomah County
Saturday August 21, 2021, 2:52 AM

Hit and Run on I-205 in Multnomah County
On August 19, 2021, at 4:55 P.M., OSP Dispatch started receiving calls that a green Chevrolet pickup was hitting vehicles as it drove southbound on I-205. The first crash appeared to have happened aro ... [More]
48 One Victim Critically Wounded in Lents Neighborhood
Saturday August 21, 2021, 2:32 AM

One Victim Critically Wounded in Lents Neighborhood
A man is critically wounded after a shooting in the Lents Neighborhood.

On Friday, August 20, 2021 at 9:46p.m., East Precinct officers were dispatched to a report of someone shot at Southeast ... [More]