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49 Death Row pyramid scam takes hold in Oregon
Wednesday June 9, 2021, 11:37 AM

Death Row pyramid scam takes hold in Oregon
SALEM, Oregon -The Oregon Division of Financial Regulation is warning consumers to beware of a pyramid scheme. Gifting clubs, such as Death Row, are illegal pyramid schemes that are scamming several O ... [More]
50 Woman killed in crash on Hwy 126E East of Eugene
Wednesday June 9, 2021, 11:13 AM

Woman killed in crash on Hwy 126E East of Eugene
EUGENE, Oregon - A woman died after her car left Highway 126E and struck a utility pole Tuesday night east of Eugene.

Oregon State Police responded just before midnight to the scene.

M ... [More]

51 Baker City Man Pleads Guilty in Covid-Relief Fraud Scheme
Wednesday June 9, 2021, 4:21 AM

Baker City Man Pleads Guilty in Covid-Relief Fraud Scheme
PORTLAND, Oregon - A Baker City man pleaded guilty today for fraudulently converting loans intended to help small business during the COVID-19 pandemic to his personal use.

Jeremy Clawson, 32, ... [More]

52 Gresham Police Make Arrest in an incredible 1980 Cold Case Homicide
Wednesday June 9, 2021, 3:54 AM

Gresham Police Make Arrest in an incredible 1980 Cold Case Homicide
GRESHAM, Oregon - Using DNA technology not available to detectives in the 1980s, Gresham Police have identified a Troutdale man as the suspect in the city’s oldest cold case homicide. Robert Plympton ... [More]
53 Oregon OSHA cites 4 employers in May for COVID-19 violations, including willful failures to protect workers
Tuesday June 8, 2021, 1:46 AM

Oregon OSHA cites 4 employers in May for COVID-19 violations, including willful failures to protect workers
SALEM,Oregon - OSHA issued citations with penalties totaling $44,600 to four employers in May, with all of the cases involving willful violations of rules designed to protect workers from potential e ... [More]
54 Re-Imagined Radio broadcasts science fiction classics in June
Tuesday June 8, 2021, 1:32 AM

Re-Imagined Radio broadcasts science fiction classics in June
VANCOUVER, Washington - Re-Imagined Radio, directed by John Barber, faculty member in WSU Vancouver’s Creative Media and Digital Culture Program, will present “X Minus One Tribute” in June. The broadc ... [More]
55 Ridgefield High School students provide marketing boost to local coffee shop
Tuesday June 8, 2021, 11:31 PM

Ridgefield High School students provide marketing boost to local coffee shop
The students in Andrea Reinertson’s Business Marketing II class at Ridgefield High School have been crunching the numbers and analyzing the data ahead of an important conference call. Big decisions ar ... [More]
56 11 year old girl, Kimberly Yancy-Berg is missing
Tuesday June 8, 2021, 11:27 PM

11 year old girl, Kimberly Yancy-Berg is missing
Vancouver Police are looking for a missing 11 year old by the name Kimberly Yancy-Berg AKA "Kimmy" described as an Asian female 5'0", shoulder length brown hair, brown eyes. Kimmy has a burn scar o ... [More]
57 Portland Wife/Husband Duo Releases
Monday June 7, 2021, 8:49 AM

Portland Wife/Husband Duo Releases
Local roots Americana duo Mojo Holler is releasing a new full length album, ROOT, featuring ten songs -- seven originals and three unique versions of Americana traditionals -- that span sub genres of ... [More]
58 Robbery of Downtown Store Leads to Numerous Charges for Tyrone J. Lee.
Monday June 7, 2021, 2:02 AM

Robbery of Downtown Store Leads to Numerous Charges for Tyrone J. Lee.
PORTLAND, Oregon - A man is facing numerous charges after robbing a downtown department store and assaulting security and officers.

On Saturday, June 5, 2021 at 6:15p.m., Central Precinct Offi ... [More]

59 Man hit with stun gun then shot in McMinnville
Monday June 7, 2021, 11:58 PM

Man hit with stun gun then shot in McMinnville
MCMINNVILLE, Oregon - On 06/05/21 at approximately 1500 hours, McMinnville Police officers responded to the 900 block of NE 2nd Street regarding a disturbance call. Once on scene officers determined ... [More]
60 Join Lake Oswego Lions Club for the 72nd Annual LOLC 4th of July Pancake Breakfast
Sunday June 6, 2021, 6:05 AM

Join Lake Oswego Lions Club for the 72nd Annual LOLC 4th of July Pancake Breakfast
LAKE OSWEGO, Oregon - The Lake Oswego Lions Club has made the difficult decision to not host our traditional breakfast event at George Rogers Park this year but instead to enjoy a Virtual 72nd Annual ... [More]
61 Man hit and killed by MAX Train off I84
Sunday June 6, 2021, 5:59 AM

Man hit and killed by MAX Train off I84
PORTLAND, Oregon - A man died after being struck by a MAX train along I-84. Police say the same man was involved in an earlier trespassing incident.

On Saturday, June 5, 2021 at 12:24p.m., Eas ... [More]

62 Two Fires Damage Mill and Semi Truck Trailer in North Plains
Sunday June 6, 2021, 5:56 AM

Two Fires Damage Mill and Semi Truck Trailer in North Plains
Just before 5 a.m. this morning, firefighters from TVF&R and Hillsboro Fire & Rescue responded to a fire at a lumber mill located near the corner of Main and Commercial streets in North Plains. Firefi ... [More]
63 Roseburg Native Eric J. Riley Promoted Brigadier General
Sunday June 6, 2021, 5:53 AM

Roseburg Native Eric J. Riley Promoted Brigadier General
Oregon Army National Guard Col. Eric J. Riley was promoted to the rank of Brigadier General Saturday, June 5, 2021 at 2:00 p.m., during a ceremony at Heritage Park in Salem, Ore.

Riley is sche ... [More]

64 16-year-old girl missing, Oregon City Police want your help
Sunday June 6, 2021, 5:49 AM

16-year-old girl missing, Oregon City Police want your help
Update:

Oregon City, Oregon (June 7, 2021, 7:30 am) - The Oregon City Police Department confirmed on June 6, 2021, Hailey Smith was located at a family members house and is safe.

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65 Deputies Arrest Two Adults With Multiple Firearms in a Stolen Vehicle
Sunday June 6, 2021, 5:45 AM

Deputies Arrest Two Adults With Multiple Firearms in a Stolen Vehicle
WASHINGTON COUNTY - On Saturday, June 5, 2021, at 4:47 a.m., Washington County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a theft in progress at the Sylvan Heights Condos located at 7600 Southwest Barnes ... [More]
66 Wildland Fire near Scappoose
Saturday June 5, 2021, 5:56 AM

Wildland Fire near Scappoose
As of 9:45 PM Scappoose Fire with the assistance of Vernonia Fire, COlumbia River Fire & Rescue, and ODF are in the process of suppressing a fire that is about 6.5 acres. The fire is about 25% contain ... [More]
67 Man and woman killed in motorcycle crash near Junction City
Friday June 4, 2021, 10:45 PM

Man and woman killed in motorcycle crash near Junction City
JUNCTION CITY, Oregon - Just after 6:00am, a 2018 Harley Davidson motorcycle was being driven southbound on River Rd. near Hayes Ln. when it went off the road on a curve and left the roadway. The dri ... [More]
68 Family Children Missing, believed to be in danger
Friday June 4, 2021, 10:32 PM

Family Children Missing, believed to be in danger
SALEM, Oregon - The Department of Human Services is asking the public to help find Leilia Johansen, age 11, Adisenn Proffitt, age 5, Ansen Proffitt, age 5, and Izabella Proffitt, age 9, a sibling grou ... [More]
69 Man Arrested after pouring gassoline on former girlfriend and threatening to light her on fire
Friday June 4, 2021, 10:25 PM

Man Arrested after pouring gassoline on former girlfriend and threatening to light her on fire
PORTLAND, Oregon - A man is facing charges after pouring gasoline on a woman and threatening to light her on fire.

On Thursday, police were sent to the 8500 block of Southeast Sherrett Street ... [More]

70 All of Oregon's public universities to require COVID-19 vaccinations or exemptions
Friday June 4, 2021, 10:05 AM

All of Oregon's public universities to require COVID-19 vaccinations or exemptions
It’s unanimous. With recent announcements from Eastern Oregon University and the Oregon Institute of Technology, all of Oregon’s public universities will be requiring COVID-19 vaccinations this fall. ... [More]
71 Prostitution in Oregon Could Become Legal
Friday June 4, 2021, 6:13 AM

Prostitution in Oregon Could Become Legal
SALEM, Oregon — A bill that could repeal the crimes of prostitution, commercial sexual solicitation and promoting prostitution is being seriously considered in Oregon.

However, the proposed ch ... [More]

72 Oregon fall firestorms cautionary tale in worsening drought
Friday June 4, 2021, 12:07 AM

Oregon fall firestorms cautionary tale in worsening drought
OTIS, Ore. (AP) — Wildfire smoke was thick when Tye and Melynda Small went to bed on Labor Day, but they weren't too concerned. After all, they live in a part of Oregon where ferns grow from tree trun ... [More]
73 Facing an early wildfire season, Oregon officials prepare for the worst
Friday June 4, 2021, 12:08 AM

Facing an early wildfire season, Oregon officials prepare for the worst
SALEM, Oregon - Representatives from Governor Kate Brown's office and state leaders who manage wildfires, conflagrations, and disaster response spoke on Thursday about Oregon’s upcoming wildfire seaso ... [More]
74 Fleeing driver shot by police after stopping on I-5 overpass
Friday June 4, 2021, 12:08 AM

Fleeing driver shot by police after stopping on I-5 overpass
LA CENTER, Wash. (KOIN) — The driver of a car fleeing from police at more than 100 mph stopped on the overpass of I-5 at Exit 16 in La Center, then was shot by police, the Washington State Patrol said ... [More]
75 High speed chase leads to officer-involved shooting near La Center
Friday June 4, 2021, 12:08 AM

High speed chase leads to officer-involved shooting near La Center
LA CENTER, WA (KPTV) – Troopers say one person is in custody after an officer-involved shooting. At 7:15 p.m. troopers saw a vehicle traveling south on Interstate 5 near milepost 39. The vehicle was s ... [More]
76 Portland Fire & Rescue Investigators Arrest Arson Suspect
Friday June 4, 2021, 12:08 AM

Portland Fire & Rescue Investigators Arrest Arson Suspect
PORTLAND, Oregon - On June 3, 2021, Portland Fire Investigators arrested a person in connection with multiple North Portland fires that occurred in the early morning hours on June 2, 2021.

Fi ... [More]

77 Clark County Inmate Dies After Apparent Suicide Attempt in Jail
Friday June 4, 2021, 12:08 AM

Clark County Inmate Dies After Apparent Suicide Attempt in Jail
CLARK COUNTY - On June 1, 2021, corrections deputies at the Clark County Jail found an inmate unresponsive in his cell. Corrections deputies and nursing staff began life saving procedures as emergenc ... [More]
78 Investigators looking into six north Portland fires they believe were set deliberately
Thursday June 3, 2021, 10:24 AM

Investigators looking into six north Portland fires they believe were set deliberately
PORTLAND, Oregon - Fire officials are investigating a series of fires they believe were deliberately set in north Portland Wednesday morning. According to a Portland Fire & Rescue spokesperson, no one ... [More]
79 Woman died homeless while Oregon held $800,000 of her unclaimed money
Friday June 4, 2021, 1:25 AM

Woman died homeless while Oregon held $800,000 of her unclaimed money
PORTLAND, Oregon - Cathy Boone died homelessly. She’d been living on the streets of Astoria despite inheriting a small fortune. The state of Oregon held more than $800,000 of her unclaimed money when ... [More]
80 Reward offered in missing Salem woman investigation
Thursday June 3, 2021, 5:09 AM

Reward offered in missing Salem woman investigation
SALEM, Oregon - A reward of up to $2,500 is being offered for information leading to the whereabouts of Tonna Marie Purnell, 42, of Salem, who went missing in late March.

The cash reward was a ... [More]

81 4 students, driver injured in Lewis County school bus crash
Thursday June 3, 2021, 2:56 AM

4 students, driver injured in Lewis County school bus crash
LEWIS COUNTY - Four students and a bus driver were taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries after a school bus went off-road on Wednesday afternoon, according to Washington State Patro ... [More]
82 Deputies investigate fatal crash in Corbett
Thursday June 3, 2021, 4:08 AM

Deputies investigate fatal crash in Corbett
CORBETT, Oregon - Multnomah County deputies are investigating after a driver was killed in a crash in the Corbett area.

On Wednesday morning, at 5:51 a.m., Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office ... [More]

83 Board Selects Next Superintendent for Canby School District
Thursday June 3, 2021, 4:03 AM

Board Selects Next Superintendent for Canby School District
CANBY, Oregon - The unanimous decision during Board Special Session, Dr Downs set to start on July 1, 2021

Tonight, the Canby School District Board of Directors voted unanimously to name Dr Aa ... [More]

84 Man Convicted of Sex Abuse Sentenced to 25 Years
Thursday June 3, 2021, 3:57 AM

Man Convicted of Sex Abuse Sentenced to 25 Years
LINN COUNTY, Oregon - The Linn County Sheriff's Office reports Brandon Dale Morgan, 45, from Lyons, was sentenced Wednesday after being found guilty in a jury trial on May 15, 2021, of three counts of ... [More]
85 McMinnville Bank Robbery
Thursday June 3, 2021, 3:47 AM

McMinnville Bank Robbery
MCMINNVILLE, Oregon - On 6/2/2021 at 11:55 am McMinnville units were dispatched to a robbery that had just occurred at Chase Bank in McMinnville, 1675 N. Hwy 99W.

The suspect entered the ban ... [More]

86 Battle Ground students' History Day projects win at state
Wednesday June 2, 2021, 1:03 AM

Battle Ground students' History Day projects win at state
Even the theme of this year’s National History Day competition, “Communication in History: the Key to Understanding,” became a lesson in and of itself for Battle Ground's History Day competitors. Whil ... [More]
87 Two Portland Area Residents Face Federal Charges for Crimes Committed during Portland Protests
Wednesday June 2, 2021, 1:03 AM

Two Portland Area Residents Face Federal Charges for Crimes Committed during Portland Protests
PORTLAND, Oregon - In separate criminal cases, two Portland-area residents are facing federal charges for crimes committed during recent riots near local federal facilities, including the Mark O. Hatf ... [More]
88 Motorcyclist dies after Memorial Day crash in Marion County
Wednesday June 2, 2021, 1:03 AM

Motorcyclist dies after Memorial Day crash in Marion County
MARION COUNTY, Oregon - On May 31st, 2021, a few minutes before 6:00 pm first responders were called to the scene of a serious motor vehicle crash on Arbor Grove Road NE at St. Paul Highway NE. The c ... [More]
89 Reward Offered in New Year's Eve Homicide Investigation
Wednesday June 2, 2021, 2:09 AM

Reward Offered in New Year's Eve Homicide Investigation
PORTLAND, Oregon - The Portland Police Bureau, in partnership with Crime Stoppers of Oregon, is asking for the public's help to solve the New Year's Eve homicide of Ja'mere Brown.

On Thursday, ... [More]

90 Tualatin Police May 2021 Underage Decoy Operation Results
Sunday June 6, 2021, 5:28 AM

Tualatin Police May 2021 Underage Decoy Operation Results
TUALATIN, Oregon - On May 27, 2021, Tualatin Police conducted an underage decoy operation. Underage volunteers attempted to purchase alcohol at establishments in Tualatin. Out of 10 establishments vis ... [More]
91 A Black Homeowner Hit in the Head by a Portland Police Officer Sues the City—and Names His Alleged Attacker
Tuesday June 1, 2021, 7:29 AM

A Black Homeowner Hit in the Head by a Portland Police Officer Sues the City—and Names His Alleged Attacker
Last September, on the 100th consecutive night of Portland protests against police brutality, Elijah Warren says a seemingly anonymous riot cop struck him in the back of the head with a baton, sending ... [More]
92 15-year-old boy trapped underneath a car dies
Tuesday June 1, 2021, 7:14 AM

15-year-old boy trapped underneath a car dies
SALEM, Oregon - At approximately 3:30 a.m. this morning, May 31, 2021, officers responded to the call of a person pinned beneath a vehicle in the south parking lot of Riverfront Park. On arrival, off ... [More]
93 40-year-old Darren Lockett latest victim of Portland Fatal Shooting
Tuesday June 1, 2021, 7:11 AM

40-year-old Darren Lockett latest victim of Portland Fatal Shooting
PORTLAND, Oregon - Portland Police Homicide Detectives have released information about a shooting that occurred on Saturday near Southeast 132nd Avenue and Southeast Center Street.

The victim ... [More]

94 Oregon Adjutant General remembers the sacrifices and legacy of Oregon Veterans
Tuesday June 1, 2021, 7:00 AM

Oregon Adjutant General remembers the sacrifices and legacy of Oregon Veterans
ALBANY, Oregon - Remembering the sacrifices made by Oregonians in their service to the United States, Maj. Gen. Michael E. Stencel, Adjutant General, Oregon, reflected on the significance of Memorial ... [More]
95 Fire Destroys Shop near Forest Grove
Tuesday June 1, 2021, 4:59 AM

Fire Destroys Shop near Forest Grove
FOREST GROVE, Oregon - On Tuesday June 1st at 12:54am, Forest Grove Firefighters were dispatched to a shop fire on NW Hillside Road in rural Washington County. Crews arrived shortly after to find heav ... [More]
96 Oregon students may soon not require proof of reading, writing, math skills
Monday May 31, 2021, 6:27 AM

Oregon students may soon not require proof of reading, writing, math skills
SALEM, Oregon - A bill removing the requirement that Oregon students in the classes of 2022, 2023 and 2024 demonstrate basic proficiency in math, reading and writing to earn a high school diploma pass ... [More]

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