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Governor Kate Brown extends pandemic emergency declaration until early 2021
Wednesday October 28, 2020, 7:04 AM - (1)

SALEM, Oregon - Governor Brown on Tuesday took action and extended the state of emergency declaration that has enabled her to for COVID-19 another 60 days until January 2, 2021. Governor Brown's extension was originally scheduled to expire Nov. 3. “Extending the COVID-19 state of emergency i ... [More]

Bend Man Sentenced For Conspiracy To Manufacture And Distribute Marijuana Oil
Wednesday October 28, 2020, 6:50 AM - (2)

EUGENE, Oregon - Bend, Oregon resident was sentenced to 36 months’ imprisonment today for running an illicit Butane Honey Oil (BHO) extraction lab on rural Bend property, announced U.S. Attorney Billy J. Williams. Jacob Genaro Robe, 31 years old, was sentenced to 3 years in federal prison and 3 y ... [More]

Permalink Robbery Suspects Arrested; Stolen Vehicle Recovered
Wednesday October 28, 2020, 6:43 AM - (3)

PORTLAND, Oregon - On October 12, 2020, a Southeast Portland couple located their stolen mini-van parked in a driveway in Southeast Portland. The couple believed their minivan was unoccupied and attempted to retrieve it. As the couple tried to retrieve the minivan, a female suspect, who was inside t ... [More]

Woman Missing Woman near Lacamas Lake
Wednesday October 28, 2020, 6:40 AM - (4)

The Camas Police Department is asking for assistance in locating 56 year-old Vancouver resident Terri Kehrli. Terri was last heard from on Sunday (Oct 25th) when she sent a text message photo of her kayaking on Lacamas Lake. Today (Oct 27th) her vehicle was found at the Leadbetter Boat Launch to L ... [More]

Oregon officials vote to ban Confederate flag at historic cemeteries
Tuesday October 27, 2020, 1:11 PM - (5)

An Oregon state commission has unanimously voted to ban Confederate flags from the state’s historic cemeteries. Oregon’s Commission on Historic Cemeteries (OCHC) voted Friday to adopt a position paper recommending that Confederate flags not be displayed at historic cemeteries, including flying t ... [More]

Suspect in Oct. 25 Sunrise Market robbery Arrested
Tuesday October 27, 2020, 1:07 PM - (6)

At 9:20 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020, Clackamas County Sheriff Office deputies responded to a reported armed robbery at the Sunrise Market, located at 17186 SE McLoughlin Blvd. in Milwaukie. Deputies arrived at the convenience store within minutes -- but the suspect, who was reportedly armed wit ... [More]

9 more deaths in Oregon, 391 new COVID-19 cases
Tuesday October 27, 2020, 1:05 PM - (7)

PORTLAND, Oregon — COVID-19 claimed nine more lives in Oregon, raising the total of those who have died in Oregon to 664, the Oregon Health Authority reported at 12:01 a.m. today. 391 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 as of 12:01 a.m. today bringing the state total to 42,808. The new confirmed a ... [More]

Marijuana business in Oregon may be helped by US Elections
Sunday October 25, 2020, 8:48 PM - (8)

Marijuana growing in Oregon has been legal for quite some time, but it got a lot easier after the November 2014 election. Citizens of Oregon are legally authorized to grow up to 4 marijuana plants in their home for recreational use. Voters in Oregon may soon agree with legalizing even more ma ... [More]

Oregon scientists uncover sub-atomic instruments that produce DNA harm in sperm
Sunday October 25, 2020, 8:22 PM - (9)

University of Oregon biologists have used the model organism Caenorhabditis elegans to identify molecular mechanisms that produce DNA damage in sperm and contribute to male infertility following exposure to heat. In humans, the optimal temperature for sperm production is just below body temperatu ... [More]

Oregon Wildfires: Is Climate Change the Culprit?
Sunday October 25, 2020, 8:18 PM - (10)

In Oregon, we have watched California experience devastating wildfires year after year. This summer, we watched our own state burn. Many Oregonians lost their homes, neighborhoods, and lives as multiple, formidable fires overtook the state. The question on everyone’s mind is why? And more impo ... [More]

Freeze Warning in effect fo rmost of Western Oregon
Sunday October 25, 2020, 8:09 PM - (11)

PORTLAND, Oregon - The National Weather Service has issued a freeze warning until 10 AM Monday for Western Oregon and Southwest Washington overnight. Late fall temperatures have dropped to below freezing. The warning is for most of the Willamette Valley, Cascade foothills, and into Southwest Wash ... [More]

Driver Hits Large Rock Sending It Into Occupied Parked Car
Sunday October 25, 2020, 12:43 AM - (12)

On Thursday, a three-vehicle accident in the 19200 block of SW TV Highway in Aloha caused unusual damage. A 2003 Ford F-150 had struck a large landscaping boulder on the north side of the road. The impact of the collision propelled the large rock about 75 feet, where it collided with a parked 2004 T ... [More]

Person shot in Madison South neighborhood
Sunday October 25, 2020, 12:33 AM - (13)

PORTLAND, Oregon - On Friday at about 7:09 p.m., Portland Police responded to the report of a person shot in the 3300 Block of Northeast 82nd Avenue. Officers arrived and made sure the scene was safe so the person could receive medical attention. The person who had been shot was transported to th ... [More]

Portland Police investigate homicide in Richmond neighborhood
Sunday October 25, 2020, 12:31 AM - (14)

On October 24, 2020 at about 9:34 p.m., Portland Police responded to the report of shots in the area of Southeast 48th Avenue and Southeast Division Street. Later, a person who appeared to have been shot, arrived by private vehicle at a local hospital, but did not survive. Cause and manner of dea ... [More]

Oregon Residents Still Wish to Extend Oregon Border Into Idaho
Saturday October 24, 2020, 7:32 AM - (15)

BEND, Oregon - Anger and disappointment over actions of liberals in Portland, a group of Oregon residents petitioned to leave Oregon by extending the Oregon border into Idaho. Of course this sounds strange but in today’s headlines and problems, perhaps not so shocking. The idea began to take hold ... [More]

Barn Fire outside of Dallas
Saturday October 24, 2020, 6:44 AM - (16)

DALLAS, Oregon - Just before 10:30 AM on October 22, 2020 Dallas, Sheridan, SW Polk and West Valley Fire District personnel were dispatch to a structure fire in the 3400 block of Liberty Rd. outside of Dallas. Due to the building being reported as a hay barn, the incident commander requested additio ... [More]

Three more deaths and 550 new confirmed COVID-19 cases in Oregon
Saturday October 24, 2020, 6:39 AM - (17)

PORTLAND, Ore. — COVID-19 has claimed three more lives in Oregon, raising the state’s death toll to 649, the Oregon Health Authority reported at 12:01 a.m. today.

Oregon Health Authority reported 550 new confirmed and presumptive cases of COVID-19 as of 12:01 a.m. t ... [More]

Missing child alert -- Missing Babt Boy Dennis Johnson believed to be at risk
Saturday October 24, 2020, 6:35 AM - (18)

SALEM, Oregon – Dennis Johnson, an infant born Nov. 14, 2019, went missing with his parents Kayla Burk and Joseph Johnson from Portland, Ore. on Oct. 20, 2020. The Oregon Department of Human Services (ODHS) believes that Dennis may be at risk and is searching for him to assess his safety.

... [More]

Shooting in Portland's Centennial Neighborhood
Saturday October 24, 2020, 6:31 AM - (19)

PORTLAND, Oregon - On October 24, 2020, at approximately 1:03 a.m., East Precinct officers responded to the 600 block of Southeast 162nd Avenue on reports of shooting. Officers arrived on scene and found evidence of gunfire to include a subject who had been shot inside a crashed motor vehicle. Offic ... [More]

Wrong Way Driver Crashes, Other Driver Dies
Friday October 23, 2020, 10:29 PM - (20)

PORTLAND, Oregon - On Thursday close to 4 PM, police received a report of a head-on, two vehicle crash on Interstate 84 eastbound under the Interstate 205 freeway ramps Near the Halsey / Gateway Exit. The ramp was and freeway was closed while Portland Fire and Rescue personnel attempted life-saving ... [More]

Oregon Cannabis Commission Health Equity Subcommittee meets November 10
Friday October 23, 2020, 10:20 PM - (21)

What: A public meeting of the Health Equity Subcommittee of the Oregon Cannabis Commission.

Agenda: TBD.

When: Nov. 10, 2-3:30 p.m.

Where: By Zoom conference call at 669-254-5252 ... [More]

Person Dies In Traffic Crash on I-5's Rosa Parks Way In Portland
Friday October 23, 2020, 10:17 PM - (22)

The Major Crash Team responded to a traffic crash on southbound I-5 just north of Rosa Parks Way. A motorist involved in the traffic crash has died. The Rosa Parks Way off ramp from southbound I-5 is closed. No additional information is available at this time. The PIO is not responding to the sce ... [More]

Forest Service looking to hire 1,000 people for jobs in Oregon and Washington
Thursday October 22, 2020, 5:31 AM - (23)

The U.S. Forest Service is hiring over 1,000 temporary spring and summer jobs in Oregon and Washington, the federal agency announced this week. Applications will be accepted from Oct. 30 to Nov. 9, with positions in fields including fire, recreation, timber, engineering, visitor services and arch ... [More]

Teen Girl Mya Miranda missing and believed to be in danger
Thursday October 22, 2020, 5:05 AM - (24)

(Salem, Ore.) – Mya Miranda, age 16, is a foster child who went missing from Boardman, Ore. on Oct. 17, 2020. She is believed to be in danger.

The Oregon Department of Human Services, Child Welfare Division, asks the public to help in the effort to find her and to contact 911 or local law ... [More]

Man in Custody Escapes From Custody
Thursday October 22, 2020, 4:59 AM - (25)

SALEM, Oregon - Deputies are asking for the public’s help in locating an Adult in Custody, AIC, who walked away from the Marion County Sheriff’s Office Transition Center. Arlo Daniel Silbernagel, 34, walked away from the facility around 1:30 p.m., Wednesday, October 21st, 2020. Silbernagel was in cu ... [More]

City Commission Release Independent Investigation Report of Mayor Dan Holladay
Thursday October 22, 2020, 4:57 AM - (26)

On Wednesday, October 21, 2020, the Oregon City Commissioners made public a report from Watson Law, Lori Watson, Esq. reviewing the Commission’s request for an investigation of Mayor Dan Holladay’s potential violation of Executive Order No. 20-12 “Stay Home, Save Lives.” Find the report and summa ... [More]

Man Pulls Gun On Portland Police Then Escapes in Car
Thursday October 22, 2020, 4:56 AM - (27)

PORTLAND, Oregon - On Wednesday at approximately 9 PM, Portland police make a traffic stop on a motorcycle and a car that had been closely trailing the motorcycle in the 9000 block of NE Fremont Street. As both motorcycle and car came to a stop, the operator of the motorcycle ran into a nearby resid ... [More]

Former Portland Police Officer indicted By A Multnomah County Grand Jury
Wednesday October 21, 2020, 4:25 PM - (28)

PORTLAND, Oregon - A former Portland Police officer has been indicted by a Multnomah County Grand Jury Scott Groshong now was charged with a misdemeanor accusing him of driving into a vandalism suspect who was apparently running from a local store. Mr. Groshong retired from the Portland pol ... [More]

New evidence for geologically recent earthquakes near Portland, Oregon metro area
Wednesday October 21, 2020, 9:00 AM - (29)

A paleoseismic trench dug across the Gales Creek fault, located about 35 kilometers (roughly 22 miles) west of Portland, Oregon, documents evidence for three surface-rupturing earthquakes that took place about 8,800, 4,200 and 1,000 years ago. The findings, published in the Bulletin of the Seismo ... [More]

Call of Suspicious Vehicle Leads to Recovery of Two Handguns, Heroin, and Methamphetamine
Wednesday October 21, 2020, 8:52 AM - (30)

t approximately 1:03 p.m., on October 19, 2020, East Precinct officers responded to the 3500 block of Southeast 88th Avenue on reports of a suspicious vehicle. A caller reported they had witnessed the occupant of the vehicle make several exchanges with pedestrians, believing these exchanges were dru ... [More]

Stabbing In Clark County
Wednesday October 21, 2020, 8:51 AM - (31)

On October 20th at approximately 17:00 Clark County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a 911 call of an assault with a knife between two male roommates at 7003 NE 31st Ave. Upon arrival deputies located a stabbing victim and provided first aid. The victim was then transported to Peace Health Sou ... [More]

Christmas at The Grotto 2020
Wednesday October 21, 2020, 8:50 AM - (32)

2020 Christmas Celebration

The Grotto’s Christmas celebration will be different this year.

We will not host our usual evening lighting event (The Christmas Festival of Lights) due to Covid-19 and our concern for the health and safety of our guests, volunteers, staff and ne ... [More]

New Oregon law promises to help control lead, mercury and cadmium poisoning
Tuesday October 20, 2020, 11:35 PM - (33)

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) -- Tons of electronics are littering our garbage dumps and recycling centers but tossing electronics into the garbage is a bad idea. Because of a law passed in 2007, beginning Jan. 1, it will be illegal to put some electronics -- specifically, televisions, monitors, computers and l ... [More]

Two Die From Traffic Crash Near Troutdale
Tuesday October 20, 2020, 4:56 AM - (34)

On October 18, 2020 at approximately 4:06pm deputies from the Multnomah County Sheriff's Office (MCSO) responded to reports of a two-vehicle crash in the 1300 block of East Historic Columbia River Highway. Sunday afternoon a Lexus and Motorhome crash on Historic Columbia River Highway. When deput ... [More]

Man who sued Portland Police for brutality wins $562K verdict from jury
Tuesday October 20, 2020, 12:04 AM - (35)

PORTLAND, Ore. - A Portland man who accused Portland Police for beating him up during a drunk-driving arrest has won a lawsuit worth over half-a-million dollars against the bureau. A jury decided on Monday that Officers Jeffrey Elias, Robert Bruders, and Sarah Kerwin committed battery against Jas ... [More]

US Officers in Portland empty Tear Gas into crowd of protesters
Monday October 19, 2020, 1:17 AM - (36)

PORTLAND, Oregon - Federal police and protesters continued the long demonstrations in Portland outside the Immigration and Customs Enforcement building. For a few hours late Saturday officers eventually used tear gas and detained several people in an attempt to control determined demonstrators. T ... [More]

Monday October 19, 2020, 12:56 AM - (37)

CENTRAL POINT, Oregon - It was exactly one year ago today that a small American creamery from Oregon made national and international news. On October 18, 2019, Rogue Creamery from Central Point, Oregon, earned the title of “best cheese in the world” for their Rogue River Blue Cheese at the World ... [More]

34-year-old Hood River man dies after Suzuki motorcycle chase with deputy
Sunday October 18, 2020, 2:55 AM - (38)

HOOD RIVER, Oregon - On Friday at about 8:00 P.M., a Hood River County Sheriff’s Office Sergeant attempted to stop a Suzuki motorcycle driver for a traffic violation. The officer lost the motorcycle driver as the driver quickly pulled way and turned northbound onto Toll Bridge Road. About a min ... [More]

Drive-by Shooting in Cully Neighborhood (update)
Sunday October 18, 2020, 2:41 AM - (39)

PORTLAND, Oregon - On Saturday afternoon, there was an apparent gang shooting at a market in Portland's Cully Neighborhood. Upon investigation at Northeast Killingsworth Street and Northeast Cully Boulevard, Portland police could not find no suspects. Three male victims were the apparent targets ... [More]

Woman shot in Portland's Centennial Neighborhood
Sunday October 18, 2020, 2:33 AM - (40)

PORTLAND, Oregon - A woman is recovering from a gunshot wound after a shooting in the Centennial Neighborhood. On Saturday, October 17, 2020 at 12:29p.m., East Precinct officers were dispatched to a report of a shooting at an apartment complex in the 2500 block of Southeast 167th Avenue. When off ... [More]

Portland, Oregon, and Oakland, California sue over federal law enforcement presence for protests
Saturday October 17, 2020, 8:00 AM - (41)

Portland sued the Department of Justice and Department of Homeland Security over the use of federal agents and officers in their cities during unrest and protests. A 50-page lawsuit accused both departments of "unilaterally, unlawfully, and unconstitutionally" instituting a "law and order" policy ... [More]

Oregon has 418 new confirmed and presumptive COVID-19
Saturday October 17, 2020, 7:56 AM - (42)

SALEM, Oregon - The Oregon Health Authority reported 418 new confirmed and presumptive COVID-19 cases and six additional deaths. At the current rate of transmission, Oregon Health Authority officials project that new infections will increase “substantially” to 570 new reported cases a day and 40 ... [More]

Finalists Invited to Interview for Salem Police Chief
Saturday October 17, 2020, 7:48 AM - (43)

Salem, Ore. -- After an in-depth recruitment and screening process, the City of Salem has invited two candidates to interview for the planned Police Chief vacancy for retiring Chief Jerry Moore. The two finalists, Malik Aziz and Trevor Womack will be in Salem on October 30, 2020. The City of S ... [More]

Shooting Investigation Underway in Cully Neighborhood, One Individual Injured
Saturday October 17, 2020, 7:46 AM - (44)

Very this morning at about 12:40 a.m., Portland police were sent to a nightclub in the 5200 block of Northeast Columbia Boulevard on reports of a shooting. The witness who called police said that their car had been shot while attending a gathering at the location. Officers arrived on scene and found ... [More]

Portland Demonstrators Block Traffic, Light Fires
Friday October 16, 2020, 2:43 AM - (45)

PORTLAND, Oregon - Last night outside the Justice Center in Downtown Portland, a group of demonstrators of about 100 people began standing in the street on Southwest 2nd Avenue between Southwest Madison and Southwest Main Street. Some demonstrators sprayed paint onto the Central Precinct as well ... [More]

Man Convicted in Portland Train Attacks Must Pay Victims
Thursday October 15, 2020, 7:03 AM - (46)

PORTLAND, Oregon - A judge on Wednesday ordered a man convicted of fatally stabbing two men who confronted him during a racist rant on a Portland, Oregon, light-rail train to pay $12,046 for expenses incurred by some of his victims. The judge ordered Jeremy Christian to pay the money in connectio ... [More]

Arsonist faces more than 100 years in jail for starting massive Oregon fire that killed two and destroyed homes
Thursday October 15, 2020, 6:28 AM - (47)

AN accused arsonist is facing more than 100 years of jail time after allegedly setting alight a catastrophic fire that killed several people and destroyed thousands of homes in Oregon. Michael Jarrod Bakkela, 41, has been arrested on two counts of arson, 16 counts of criminal mischief, and 14 cou ... [More]

Oregon governor appoints former ODOT chief to lead wildfire recovery efforts
Thursday October 15, 2020, 6:24 AM - (48)

Oregon Gov. Kate Brown has appointed Matthew Garrett wildfire recovery director, and he will advise her on issues related to the 2020 wildfire season. Garrett will develop a strategic recovery plan designed to consider the needs of all impacted Oregon communities, and lead the development of a 20 ... [More]

Seaside Secrets and Surprise Layers: Oregon Coast (Part 2)
Thursday October 15, 2020, 5:55 AM - (49)

(Seaside, Oregon) – Part one of this detailed tour of Seaside dug into some of the more obvious attractions and details. Part two wanders the lesser known aspects of the nearly 150-year-old destination. It’s no secret that Seaside is likely one of the most crowded towns on the Oregon coast during ... [More]

Portland apartment rents are falling, outpacing declines elsewhere
Thursday October 15, 2020, 2:43 AM - (50)

The cost of renting an apartment in Portland is falling, reversing years of steady increases and outpacing declines in most other cities. The declines apparently reflect the impacts of the coronavirus pandemic on the regional housing market. Portland rents were down 5.7% in September compared to ... [More]

Gresham Man attacked by strangers dies
Thursday October 15, 2020, 12:49 AM - (51)

GRESHAM, Oregon - Tod Barker was viciously attacked Sunday night, Sept. 27, was he walked in the 200 block of Northeast Roberts Avenue. Evidence suggests Tod Alan Barker was assaulted by a person(s) on the evening of Sept. 27, while walking in the 200 block of NE Roberts Ave. It is believed Bar ... [More]

Truck hits, kills 4-year-old boy in parking lot of Oregon apartments
Wednesday October 14, 2020, 7:34 AM - (52)

BEAVERTON, Ore. (AP) — A young child died after a crash involving a truck at a Beaverton apartment complex parking lot, authorities said. The crash happened around 4:30 p.m. Monday off Schendel Avenue and Walker Road, The Oregonian/OregonLive reported. Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue spokesperso ... [More]

Oregon killing suspect killed by cops had gun in pocket
Wednesday October 14, 2020, 7:31 AM - (53)

OLYMPIA, Wash. — (AP) — Four officers fired over 30 rounds at Portland, Oregon, fugitive Michael Reinoehl after they cornered him in his car Sept. 3 outside a Washington apartment complex where he had been hiding out, a sheriff’s official said Tuesday in an update on the investigation. Thurston C ... [More]

Oregon Historical Society Museum to Open Wednesday, October 14, Following Building Vandalism
Wednesday October 14, 2020, 7:28 AM - (54)

Following vandalism to the Oregon Historical Society’s (OHS) downtown facility on the evening of Sunday, October 11, the museum is set to open for regular museum hours on Wednesday, October 14. Current museum hours are Wednesdays – Saturdays from 10 a.m. – 5.p.m. and Sundays from 12 p.m. – 5 p.m. Wh ... [More]
Wednesday October 14, 2020, 7:21 AM - (55)

PORTLAND, Ore. – Oregon has now surpassed 600 COVID-19 deaths. The Oregon Health Authority Tuesday reports 6 more deaths from the virus and 321 new cases. That brings the state’s totals to 605 deaths and 37,780 cases. The deaths occurred between September 18th and October 12th and were peop ... [More]

Oregon Marijuana Companies Seek Disaster Relief
Wednesday October 14, 2020, 7:17 AM - (56)

A view of the aftermath of the Almeda Fire in Talent, Oregon. The fire destroyed eight marijuana businesses. Chris Tuite / imageSPACE/Sipa USA via The Associated Press Derek Wright had hoped his 120-acre marijuana farm in Southern Oregon would yield a $2.8 million crop this year. But he said the S ... [More]

76-Year-Old Man Dies on Hwy 97 in Klamath County
Wednesday October 14, 2020, 12:58 AM - (57)

This morning at about 9:10 A.M., Oregon State Police were sent to a single vehicle crash on Hwy 97. They discovered that a Chrysler 300, operated by Lester Plowman (76) of Klamath Falls, was northbound when it went off the road and struck several trees. Plowman was taken to the hospital where ... [More]

Woodland elementary students get excited about Art, Music, and Physical Education
Tuesday October 13, 2020, 8:45 AM - (58)

Woodland Public Schools’ elementary art, music, and physical education teachers worked together to create innovative cross-curricular lessons for students and their families to take part in to ensure the community’s children stay in shape, exercise their creativity, and enhance their studies during ... [More]

Stevenson-Carson School District reopens Wind River Middle School
Tuesday October 13, 2020, 8:41 AM - (59)

WA-Stevenson-Carson School District proudly announces the reopening of Wind River Middle School in Carson, Washington for students in grades 6-8. The building had been closed since 2012 for perceived savings in operations, however, the unprecedented challenges facing the district due to the pandemic ... [More]

Oregon to send out $5M in unclaimed funds this fall
Monday October 12, 2020, 11:58 AM - (60)

SALEM, Ore. The State of Oregon plans to send $5 million in unclaimed funds to current and former Oregonians. Checks will range from $50 to $2,500. This is the first time ever that the state has reunited this many people with their lost funds. Typically, people must apply to access the funds. ... [More]

House Fire in Aloha Displaces Family and Dogs
Monday October 12, 2020, 11:54 AM - (61)

Just before 6 a.m. this morning, multiple callers to 911 reported a house on fire located on Kinnaman Road between 198th and 185th avenues in Aloha. First incoming crews found heavy smoke and flames coming from the exterior of the home behind the garage. Firefighters immediately began aggressive ... [More]

484 more people die on Oregon from confirmed and presumptive COVID-19 cases
Sunday October 11, 2020, 6:36 AM - (62)

PORTLAND, Oregon - COVID-19 has claimed 11 more lives in Oregon, raising the state’s death toll to 594, the Oregon Health Authority reported at 12:01 a.m. today. Oregon Health Authority reported 484 new confirmed and presumptive cases of COVID-19 as of 12:01 a.m. today, bringing the state total t ... [More]

James Marshal still in Critical Condition After being Tased by Forest Grove Police
Friday October 9, 2020, 9:13 PM - (63)

OREST GROVE, Oregon — 44-Year-Old James Marshal was hospitalized in critical condition after Forest Grove police officers tased him and he stopped breathing. Forest Grove police say at about midnight Marshal was running around with no shirt. Police say they found Marshal inside a church, uncooper ... [More]

Nearly 500 new covid-19 cases in Oregon
Friday October 9, 2020, 8:54 PM - (64)

PORTLAND, Oregon — On Friday Oregon had the highest increase in covid-19 deaths for one day. There were 484 new confirmed and assumed cases of coronavirus, with the state’s total to 36,116 since the epidemic began. The previous one-day jump in identified coronavirus patients was 457 cases set bac ... [More]

Rider killed in motorcycle crash identified
Friday October 9, 2020, 8:44 PM - (65)

PORTLAND, Oregon - The rider in this morning's fatal motorcycle crash has been identified as 41 year old Timothy P. Boyette. Mr. Boyette was apparently riding along Southwest Kelly Avenue approaching the intersection of Southwest 1st Avenue and Southwest Arthur when his motorcycle left the roadwa ... [More]

Newberg Receives Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting
Friday October 9, 2020, 8:37 PM - (66)

NEWBERG, Oregon – The City of Newberg has received the Government Finance Officers Association Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting for its comprehensive annual financial reports (CAFR) for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2019. The Certificate of Achievement honors governm ... [More]

Temporary Housing Assistance Granted for Oregon Wildfire Survivors
Friday October 9, 2020, 6:52 AM - (67)

SALEM, Oregon – Oregon took a significant step forward in wildfire recovery efforts this week. A State requested direct housing mission to help provide temporary housing for hundreds of Oregonians displaced by wildfire was granted from FEMA on Wednesday, October 7. The state and FEMA are finalizi ... [More]

Officer Involved Shooting In Longview
Friday October 9, 2020, 6:41 AM - (68)

On October 2nd, 2020 the Lower Columbia Major Crimes Team (LCMCT) was activated to investigate an officer involved shooting incident involving the Longview Police Department. The LCMCT is comprised of investigators from Cowlitz County law enforcement agencies and serves as an Independent Investigati ... [More]

Oregon Wildfire Response & Recovery Update
Thursday October 8, 2020, 10:33 PM - (69)

SALEM, Oregon - The Oregon Office of Emergency Management has posted the Oregon Wildfire Response & Recovery Update for Oct. 7, 2020, to the Oregon Wildfire Resources page. See today's Wildfire Response and Recovery update here. PHOTO CAPTIONS: MarisolSaucedo_JacksonCo_Sept21_Axl: Long-time Re ... [More]

Man In Serious Condition After Being Stabbed on Max Train
Thursday October 8, 2020, 10:22 PM - (70)

PORTLAND, Oregon - This afternoon police were called to the Hollywood Transit Center located in the 4100 block of Northeast Halsey Street. A fight between two people reportedly began on the Max platform. Both the suspect and the victim then entered a train where the suspect stabbed the victim. The ... [More]

Myrtle Point Dairy Pleads Guilty To Violating Clean Water Ac
Thursday October 8, 2020, 4:13 AM - (71)

EUGENE, Oregon - A Myrtle Point Corporation pleaded guilty to repeatedly discharging milk and other caustic substances into the public water treatment facility which caused waste water with elevated E Coli bacteria to enter the South Fork of the Coquille River resulting in a public health advisory, ... [More]

Oregon reports four large coronavirus outbreaks
Thursday October 8, 2020, 1:59 AM - (72)

Today’s update from Oregon also includes a 20-case outbreak at New Season Foods in Washington County, a 20-case outbreak at Oregon State Hospital in Marion County, an outbreak of 41 new cases at Oregon State Correctional Facility also in Marion County, and an outbreak of 21-cases at a McDonald’s in ... [More]

House Fire In Glenenden Beach
Wednesday October 7, 2020, 9:46 PM - (73)

On October 7, 2020 the Lincoln County Sheriff's Office with assistance from Oregon State Fire Marshal's Office concluded its investigation pertaining to the house fire at 6550 Carolyn Ave in Gleneden Beach. The investigation revealed Kevin P. Dugger age 64 had intentionally set his home on fire. At ... [More]

House Fire In Glenenden Beach Under Investigation
Wednesday October 7, 2020, 5:49 AM - (74)

On October 5, 2020 at 7:40 PM the Lincoln County Sheriff's Office in combination with Depoe Bay Fire were dispatched to a report of a house fire at 6550 Carolyn Ave in Gleneden Beach. Initial reports indicated the homeowner had set the fire intentionally inside the home. Upon arrival of emergenc ... [More]

Man Shot at Portland hotel
Tuesday October 6, 2020, 6:01 AM - (75)

A victim was injured in a shooting Tuesday morning in a Downtown Portland hotel room. On Tuesday, October 6, 2020 at 12:59a.m., Central Precinct officers responded to a report of a shooting in a hotel in the 1400 block of Southwest Naito Parkway. Officers arrived and located a male with an injury ... [More]

Stabbing in Centennial Neighborhood Group Home, Suspect Arrested
Tuesday October 6, 2020, 5:59 AM - (76)

PORTLAND, Oregon - A victim is recovering from an injury and a suspect faces assault charges after a stabbing in the Centennial neighborhood Monday evening. On Monday, October 5, 2020 at 8:26p.m., East Precinct officers were dispatched to a report of someone stabbed in a home in the 14300 block o ... [More]

A Depressing Debate Spectacle
Monday October 5, 2020, 8:55 AM - (77)

No one expected a Lincoln-Douglas debate, but did it have to be a World Wrestling Entertainment bout? Which may be unfair to the wrestlers, who are more presidential than either Donald Trump or Joe Biden sounded in their first debate Tuesday night. The event was a spectacle of insults, interrupti ... [More]

Monday October 5, 2020, 7:47 AM - (78)

Governor Kate Brown has added Benton and Clatsop counties to the County Watch List. Brown said due to increased sporadic COVID-19 cases in those counties, the Oregon Health Authority is reaching out to provide additional support to help county officials reduce community spread. A release ... [More]

Mark Zuckerberg Supports Drug Decriminalization With Half-Million Dollar Oregon Campaign Donation
Monday October 5, 2020, 7:35 AM - (79)

A campaign working to pass a ballot measure to decriminalize all drugs in Oregon just got a significant financial boost from a foundation run by Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife. The $500,000 contribution from Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Advocacy represents roughly a third of ... [More]

Oregon voters to decide on measure legalizing psychedelic mushrooms for therapeutic use
Monday October 5, 2020, 7:31 AM - (80)

PORTLAND, Oregon – One of the ballot measures Oregonians will face in the upcoming November election is over therapeutic use of psilocybin, the active compound in “magic mushrooms.” In Sunday’s edition of Your Voice, Your Vote, we hear from a supporter and an opponent on the debate over Measure 1 ... [More]

Man mashes Police Car Window, Uses Pepper Spray
Monday October 5, 2020, 7:25 AM - (81)

PORTLAND, Oregon - An officer is recovering from being pepper sprayed after a suspect broke his patrol car window and sprayed the interior of his vehicle. A suspect was arrested and charged. On Sunday, October 4, 2020 at 9:39 a.m., an officer working the 881 district in Central Precinct was parke ... [More]

Snake River Correctional Institution reports in-custody death
Monday October 5, 2020, 7:23 AM - (82)

An Oregon Department of Corrections (DOC) adult in custody (AIC) died October 4, 2020. He was incarcerated at the Snake River Correctional Institution and passed away at a local hospital. He tested positive for COVID-19. He was between 60 and 70 years old. As with all in-custody deaths, the Oregon S ... [More]

Six People Arrested During Gathering in Downtown Portland
Monday October 5, 2020, 7:22 AM - (83)

PORTLAND, Oregon - Portland police report that a protest in Downtown Portland Sunday evening led to six arrests. On Sunday, October 4, 2020 at about 9:45p.m., a march began in Tom McCall Waterfront Park. The group walked to the new Multnomah County Courthouse at 1200 Southwest 1st Avenue. As the ... [More]

Fatal Crash on Interstate 5 - Jackson County
Monday October 5, 2020, 7:20 AM - (84)

On Sunday, October 4, 2020 at approximately 1:45 P.M., Oregon State Police Troopers and emergency personnel responded to a vehicle crash on Interstate 5 near milepost 16. Preliminary investigation revealed that a Peterbilt semi-truck, operated by Trevor Logan (28) of Grants Pass, was southbound w ... [More]

Portland's Pacific Power utility sued over devastating wildfire in Oregon
Sunday October 4, 2020, 1:40 AM - (85)

On Thursday, Portland-based electric power company PacifiCorp alongside one of its utilities subsidiary Pacific Power utility had been met with a class action lawsuit that alleged the Oregon-headquartered firms had botched to shut down electric lines despite extremely dangerous wildfire conditions a ... [More]

Oregon State Legislators Endorse Ted Wheeler for Portland Mayor
Sunday October 4, 2020, 1:19 AM - (86)

Four current and former state legislators have endorsed Mayor Ted Wheeler for reelection. Former Sen. Margaret Carter, the first African-American woman elected to the legislature, and former Sen. Avel Gordly, the first African-American elected to the state senate, announced for the first time their ... [More]

Portland Cop Drives Motorcycle Into Protester Blocking Path
Saturday October 3, 2020, 8:39 PM - (87)

PORTLAND, Oregon — A Portland Police officer drove a motorcycle into a protester who was blocking his path and pushed the person for some distance after what had been a largely peaceful demonstration against police violence Friday outside an East Portland law enforcement building. [More]

Democratic Two-Thirds Majority in Oregon Not Out of Reach
Saturday October 3, 2020, 10:08 AM - (88)

“This is a failed short session. I cannot believe that,” Courtney said. He sighed and then began to raise his voice. “This is a failed short session because 11 elected officials, who are state senators, would not come do their job.” Although most lawmakers were in attendance, it didn’t matter. Th ... [More]

63-year-old Gold Beach man dies on Hwy 199
Friday October 2, 2020, 6:45 PM - (89)

On Friday, October 2, 2020 at approximately 5:53 A.M., Oregon State Police Troopers and emergency personnel responded to a two vehicle crash on Hwy 199. Preliminary investigation revealed that a GMC Sierra, operated by Donald Uhler of Gold Beach, was southbound on Hwy 199 when for unknown reasons ... [More]

Man Dies After Officer Involved Shooting in Longview
Friday October 2, 2020, 6:43 PM - (90)

On Friday, October 2nd, 2020 around 1:30pm Longview Street Crimes Detectives attempted to apprehend a 33 year old white male on a warrant for his arrest. The subject fled from officers. Officers attempted to capture the subject using less-lethal means, however that was unsuccessful. The male subj ... [More]

Inmate Dies at Two Rivers Correctional Institution
Friday October 2, 2020, 6:41 PM - (91)

An Oregon Department of Corrections (DOC) adult in custody, Edward R. Soto, died October 2, 2020. Soto was incarcerated at Two Rivers Correctional Institution (TRCI) in Umatilla and passed away while on hospice care. As with all in-custody deaths, the Oregon State Police have been notified. Soto ... [More]

Missing 6-year-old Boy found in Coos Bay
Thursday October 1, 2020, 9:44 PM - (92)

COOS BAY, Oregon - A missing 6-year-old boy from Utah believed kidnapped Saturday during a supervised visit with his mother, Emily Jolley, has been located in Coos Bay. “We are happy to announce that Terran Butler has been safely located in Coos Bay, Oregon,” said a tweet from Unified Police Depa ... [More]

Transcript Governor Brown Confronting Reality Of Longer And Hotter Fire Seasons
Thursday October 1, 2020, 9:32 PM - (93)

Oregon's wildfires over the last few weeks were some of the worst the state has ever seen. Oregon's forestry department says about a million acres burned. Gov. Kate Brown has visited some of the blackened areas this week, and she's considering how climate change will force states to confront the rea ... [More]

Shooting Investigation Underway in Parkrose Neighborhood
Thursday October 1, 2020, 9:28 PM - (94)

PORTLAND, Oregon - On October 1, 2020, at approximately 7:46 p.m., North Precinct officers responded to the 4700 block of Northeast 111th Avenue on reports of a shooting. Officers arrived on scene and located two individuals with gunshot wounds. Their medical status is not available at this time. ... [More]

Robbery Investigation Underway in Montavilla Neighborhood
Thursday October 1, 2020, 7:09 AM - (95)

PORTLAND, Oregon - On September 30, 2020, at approximately 5:31 p.m., East Precinct officers responded to the 8900 block of Southeast Market Street on reports of a robbery. Officers arrived on scene and learned a victim who had been sitting inside her vehicle was robbed at gunpoint. The victim st ... [More]

Walk-In Gunshot Wound Investigation; Unknown Crime Scene
Thursday October 1, 2020, 7:08 AM - (96)

PORTLAND, Oregon - On September 30, 2020 at 10:07 p.m., Central Precinct officers responded to a report of a walk-in gunshot wound victim at a local hospital. His injuries were determined to be non-life-threatening. The victim would not provide specific details of the incident and officers have n ... [More]

Governor Brown Wants Review of Portland Police Protest Response
Monday September 28, 2020, 5:17 AM - (97)

PORTLAND, Oregon - Many people were arrested Saturday night when police cleared protesters off the streets near the Justice Center in Downtown Portland. Police declared an unlawful assembly just before midnight and moved protesters out of the park and surrounding streets. Criticism of the law enf ... [More]

Another Assault After Far-Right Proud Boys Descend on Portland
Monday September 28, 2020, 2:27 AM - (98)

PORTLAND, Oregon - After peaceful protests in Portland, demonstrations turned violent as darkness once again fell Saturday. Police then declared a downtown gathering unlawful and made several arrests. Around 8:30 p.m. Saturday, several hundred demonstrators converged on Lownsdale and Chapman squa ... [More]

Portland Police Association Office Set On Fire
Saturday September 26, 2020, 4:07 AM - (99)

PORTLAND, Oregon - The two "John Doe's" who were arrested during last night's mass gathering have been identified as: Police report these charges:
Disney, Harry Priester, 43-year-old, Interfering with a Peace Officer, Disorderly Conduct II, Booked into the Multnomah County Detention Center ...

Fatal Crash on Hwy 26 - Wasco County
Saturday September 26, 2020, 4:04 AM - (100)

On Friday, September 25, 2020 at approximately 12:21 A.M., Oregon State Police Troopers and emergency personnel responded to a single vehicle crash on Hwy 26 near milepost 75. Preliminary investigation revealed that a Subaru Impreza, operated by Michael Wynne (28) of Fallbrook, CA. was westbound ... [More]

Condominium fire displaces four in Hillsboro
Saturday September 26, 2020, 4:03 AM - (101)

HILLSBORO, Oregon - Just before 9:30 pm this evening, residents in a condominium in the 1400-block of SE Walnut Street reported smoke and flames coming from their kitchen. They briskly exited the home and tried to alert nearby in neighbors to also evacuate their residences. Battalion Chief C01 arriv ... [More]

How Portland Became a Nightmare for Democrats
Thursday September 24, 2020, 10:38 PM - (102)

PORTLAND, Oregon - For Donald Trump, cities are crime-ridden, infested with rioters and looters, and overseen by liberal mayors who are either absent or complicit—or often both. But among the cities about which the president has railed though this summer of unprecedented protests, Portland has stood ... [More]

Sex Offender Arrested After Driving 450 Miles to Meet 15-year-old Girl
Thursday September 24, 2020, 10:11 PM - (103)

PORTLAND, Oregon - Washington County Sheriff’s Office detectives today arrested a registered sex offender who drove more than 450 miles planning to meet a child for sex. For almost two years, Allen Grady Williams communicated with a child he believed to be a 15-year-old girl. Instead, Mr. William ... [More]

Fire Updates Near Salem
Thursday September 24, 2020, 10:07 PM - (104)

SALEM, Oregon -Throughout the day today, September 23rd, 2020, the Marion County Sheriff’s Office continued to provide enhanced patrols in the areas impacted by the Beachie Creek and Lionshead Fires in Marion County. As we move into the evening, a significant weather event is expected to arrive whi ... [More]

Stabbing Investigation Underway, One Individual Injured
Thursday September 24, 2020, 10:05 PM - (105)

PORTLAND, Oregon - Tonight police were sent to an area hospital on reports of a walk-in stab wound victim. Officers arrived on scene and learned the victim suffered from a single stab wound. The victim told officers the incident occurred at Dawson Park located at North Stanton Street and North Willi ... [More]

Large Scale Boat Removal on Detroit Lake
Tuesday September 22, 2020, 12:55 AM - (106)

In the days following the fires that led to evacuation of the Santiam Canyon, as a community, we began to take inventory of the many challenges that lay ahead. While fire operations, road crews, tree clearing operations, and utility work was underway, Marine Patrol Deputy Garrett Olson had visual c ... [More]

Report on Fires Near Salem
Tuesday September 22, 2020, 12:49 AM - (107)

SALEM, Oregon - Today we saw a few areas be reduced from level 3 to level 2, see below. As levels are reduced, we want to remind community members they are permitted to return to level 2 evacuation areas, though they should remain prepared to evacuate should conditions change.  


Sewage overflow reaches tributary of Fanno Creek
Tuesday September 22, 2020, 12:46 AM - (108)

PORTLAND, Oregon - Sewage overflowed from a manhole on a residential property on SW Bertha Boulevard near SW 27th Avenue, where it impacted a tributary of Fanno Creek. The release stopped around 9 a.m. on September 21 and crews placed warning signs in the area. The cause of the release appeared t ... [More]

Holiday Farm Fire Evacuation Levels Downgraded in Many Areas
Monday September 21, 2020, 11:39 PM - (109)

The Level 3 (Go Now) Evacuation Notice for Highway 126 from Camp Creek Road to McKenzie Ranger Station, including connecting roads, is now a Level 2 (Be Set). The Level 2 (Be Set) Evacuation Notification for Highway 126 east of the McKenzie River Ranger Station to the junction of Highway 126 and ... [More]

Another person dies and 208 new confirmed COVID-19 cases
Monday September 21, 2020, 11:36 PM - (110)

COVID-19 has claimed one more life in Oregon, raising the state’s death toll to 526, the Oregon Health Authority reported at 12:01 a.m. today. Oregon Health Authority reported 208 new confirmed and presumptive cases of COVID-19 as of 12:01 a.m. today bringing the state total to 30,801.


Body Found At Hillsboro Medical Clinic
Monday September 21, 2020, 11:29 PM - (111)

HILLSBORO, Oregon - Hillsboro Police were called to the 300 block of Southeast Ninth Avenue after a body was found outside a medical clinic. They discovered 38-year-old Jacob Gardner of Omaha, Nebraska dead. The cause of death is under investigation, but officers are not seeking any suspects and ... [More]

Wet weather coming to Oregon could help fight wildfires, but brings risk of flooding
Friday September 18, 2020, 11:19 PM - (112)

PORTLAND, Oregon - Forecasts of light rain in the Pacific Northwest raised hopes that firefighters could control some of the wildfires raging in Oregon Thursday. But rain also carries the risk of flash flooding in areas that have burned, according to the National Weather Service. Areas near the A ... [More]

Northeast Airport Way closed after shooting in Portland's Argay Terrace Neighborhood
Friday September 18, 2020, 11:13 PM - (113)

PORTLAND, Oregon - On Thursday night at approximately 9:15 p.m., North Precinct Officers responded to a residence in the 12500 block of Northeast Marine Drive on reports of a shooting. Officers arrived on scene and learned a victim had been shot. The victim was transported to an area hospital by amb ... [More]

Gresham Police Involved in Shooting
Friday September 18, 2020, 11:10 PM - (114)

GRESHAM, Oregon - Last night at 6:50pm Gresham Police officers responded to a report of a suspicious vehicle in the parking lot of an apartment complex in the 800 block of SE 187th. The person calling 911 gave a license plate on the vehicle and responding officers quickly learned the vehicle was rep ... [More]

Pursuit ends in collision with detective, suspect arrested
Friday September 18, 2020, 11:07 PM - (115)

LAKE OSWEGO, Oregon - Today at 4:34 pm, a CCSO Detective relayed via radio that he was attempting to stop a vehicle that he observed had been driving recklessly on SR14 eastbound. The detective stated that the vehicle, an older red Acura coupe, had passed him at speeds over 100 mph and was weaving ... [More]

Man arrested after threatening neighbor with a knife
Thursday September 17, 2020, 9:42 AM - (116)

OREGON CITY, Oregon - Yesterday just before 4:30 pm, officers were dispatched to a disturbance involving a knife at Mt. View Apartments, 1840 Molalla Ave. Multiple callers reported that 57-year-old Tony Lee Lambson was armed with a knife and threatening a female. When we arrived, we learned the fe ... [More]

Pacific Power continues restoring power to hard-hit areas
Wednesday September 16, 2020, 4:54 AM - (117)

PORTLAND, Oregon - Electric service is coming back on for customers across the region as more than 500 Pacific Power employees and contractors are at work repairing equipment and jump- starting community recovery from Lincoln City to Glide to Happy Camp.


Washington County Wildfire Update
Tuesday September 15, 2020, 5:33 AM - (118)

PORTLAND, Oregon - The Washington County Wildfire Complex Joint Information Center Daily Wildfire Update is intended to provide a summary of public agency response addressing wildfires currently affecting Washington County residents. Due to the dynamic nature of the wildfire situation, the informati ... [More]

Wilsonville Police arrests murder suspect
Tuesday September 15, 2020, 5:26 AM - (119)

WILSONVILLE, Oregon - On Sunday morning, a deputy contracted to Wilsonville Police was on patrol when he observed a male along the side of SW Boones Ferry ... [More]

Hillsboro City closed because of extremely polluted air quality for Monday
Monday September 14, 2020, 12:41 AM - (120)

HILLSBORO, Oregon - The City of Hillsboro's buildings and facilities are closed to the public for Monday, September 14. Smoke pollution from wildfires raging across the Pacific Northwest worsened in Hillboro and Portland in the last two days, giving some of the world’s worst air quality in history. ... [More]

Suspect Arrested With Molotov Cocktail
Monday September 14, 2020, 12:39 AM - (121)

PORTLAND, Oregon - A man was arrested after apparently using a Molotov Cocktail to start a small brush fire. At about police were called with a report of a brush fire in the 9600 block of East Burnside Street. A section of grass along the I-205 freeway was burning but firefighters put out the sma ... [More]

Oregon officials concerned wildfires could cause widespread death after a million acres burn
Saturday September 12, 2020, 5:55 AM - (122)

Oregon officials say they are preparing for a large number of deaths from this week’s wildfires, with [More]

West Linn Declares Emergency for Wildfires
Saturday September 12, 2020, 5:35 AM - (123)

WEST LINN, Oregon – September 11, 2020 – On Friday, September 11, 2020, Interim City Manager, John Williams, declared a state of emergency effective immediately and remaining in effect until October 5, 2020. High winds, drought conditions, and dry air mass have caused large, unprecedented, and da ... [More]

Beachie Creek Fire Update from Marion County Sheriff Joe Kast
Saturday September 12, 2020, 5:34 AM - (124)

SALEM, Oregon - On 09/09/20, the Marion County Sheriff’s Office announced our search and rescue crews found human remains along with animal remains in a vehicle near the 26000 block of North Fork Road in the Santiam Canyon. The following day search and rescue personnel with the Marion County Sherif ... [More]

Three Shooting Incidents in Northeast Portland
Saturday September 12, 2020, 5:33 AM - (125)

PORTLAND, Oregon - During the evening hours of September 11, 2020, officers responded to three separate calls of shots heard throughout Northeast Portland. Officers arrived at the locations and found evidence of gunfire but no victims. At one of the locations, an occupied residence was struck by gun ... [More]

Pacific Power working to restore service, assist emergency responders and prepare communities for recovery
Thursday September 10, 2020, 11:12 PM - (126)

PORTLAND, Oregon — Pacific Power crews are inspecting damage and restoring service to customers across a wide region of Oregon still being devastated by historically severe wind-fueled wildfires. As of 8 p.m. Wednesday, approximately 17,000 Oregon Pacific Power customers were without power due ... [More]

Wildfire emergency in Oregon as it faces 'once-in-a-generation event'
Wednesday September 9, 2020, 7:40 AM - (127)

MEDFORD, Oregon - Thousands of residents across Oregon remain under evacuation orders Wednesday as fast-moving fires burned through at least two towns and the state's governor declared a wildfire emergency. The U.S. Forest Service's Pacific Northwest Region said there are 20 large wildfires burn ... [More]

Wildfires close some state parks and prompt statewide fire ban for all state parks
Wednesday September 9, 2020, 7:30 AM - (128)

Dangerous fire conditions and spreading wildfires across the state has prompted Oregon Parks and Recreation Department (OPRD) to issue a statewide fire ban and close some parks. Park Closures The following parks are closed to all visitors until further notice or unless otherwise noted: Silv ... [More]

Shooting Investigation Underway in Lloyd District, Two Individuals Injured
Wednesday September 9, 2020, 7:30 AM - (129)

PORTLAND, Oregon - On September 9, 2020, at approximately 1:34 a.m., North Precinct officers responded to the 300 block of Northeast Holladay Street on reports of a shooting. When officers arrived on scene, they located a male who had been shot, and a male who suffered from an undisclosed injury. Of ... [More]

Major Evacuation Notice in Santiam Canyon east of Salem
Tuesday September 8, 2020, 5:52 AM - (130)

SALEM, Oregon - The Marion County Sheriff’s Office is expanding the area of the Level 3 – “Go” evacuations to include the area west of the Mehama community to Cascade Highway SE and north to Highway 214. Deputies have reported fire as far west as Jennie Road SE. Residents should continue to monito ... [More]

Computer breach at Oregon State exposes personal info of 1,700
Saturday September 5, 2020, 6:45 AM - (131)

CORVALLIS, Oregon (AP) - The personal information of some Oregon State University students and faculty members may have been compromised during a computer security breach, officials said. A hacker accessed a computer server for the university's Ecampus online education program this summer, gainin ... [More]

Oregon Employment Department overpaid furloughed school staff; now wants money back
Saturday September 5, 2020, 6:41 AM - (132)

SALEM, Oregon - AP - The Oregon Employment Department erroneously paid about $100,000 in unemployment benefits to 155 eastern Oregon school district staff who were furloughed last spring, according to the Baker School District. The state wants the money back. The district learned about the pro ... [More]

Suspect arrested for Assault, use of laser pointer
Thursday September 3, 2020, 9:23 PM - (133)

PORTLAND, Oregon - Detectives arrested 36 year old Bryan Michael Kelley, and served a search warrant at his residence, during an investigation into criminal activity he was alleged to be involved in near City Hall, last week. During the evening of August 25, 2020, a group of people gathered in Sh ... [More]

De-stress safely over the Labor Day holiday
Thursday September 3, 2020, 9:21 PM - (134)

SALEM, Oregon  – The end of summer is in sight. Labor Day is around the corner, kids are starting back to school, and we’re continually mindful about social distancing, frequent hand washing and wearing face coverings. The temperatures are rising and it looks like we’re in for a hot stretch. We a ... [More]

Oregon coronavirus updates, Sept 1: Two men under 50 die of COVID-19
Wednesday September 2, 2020, 5:53 AM - (135)

Six more people in Oregon, including a 27-year-old and a 41-year-old, have died from COVID-19, according to the Oregon Health Authority. The OHA reported Tuesday the state's death toll at 465. The youngest person in Oregon to die from the coronavirus was a 26-year-old man in Yamhill County in ... [More]

Brush Truck Recovered Near Amity
Wednesday September 2, 2020, 5:52 AM - (136)

The missing Brush 198 Truck out of Sheridan Fire District's Ballston Station was recovered this evening near Amity by Yamhill County Sheriff's Office. There were several small items missing from the truck, but thankfully nothing that will inhibit the truck's ability to respond. The truck itself appe ... [More]

Centennial School District Governing Board Meeting Notice for September 2, 2020
Wednesday September 2, 2020, 5:49 AM - (137)

The Centennial School District Governing Board will hold a special meeting, Wednmesday, September 2, 2020 at 6:00 p.m. via the Zoom app. To access the meeting by telephone dial +1 253 215 8782 or +1 346 248 7799 If prompted please provide the Meeting ID: 812 5242 5560 Passcode: 821966 Please ... [More]

Fatal Crash on Hwy 140 - Lake County
Wednesday September 2, 2020, 5:49 AM - (138)

On Tuesday, September 1, 2020 at approximately 11:00 A.M., Oregon State Police Troopers and emergency personnel responded to a single vehicle crash on Hwy 140 east of Adel. Preliminary investigation revealed that a white Dodge Durango, operated by Robert Beers (51) of Tooele, Utah, was eastbound ... [More]

Fatal Crash in the Glenfair Neighborhood, Crash Team responding
Tuesday September 1, 2020, 7:25 AM - (139)

PORTLAND, Oregon - A crash in the Glenfair neighborhood has resulted in a fatality. On Tuesday, September 1, 2020 at 5:10a.m., East Precinct officers were dispatched to a report of a crash in the 400 block of Southeast 153rd Avenue. When officers arrived they discovered two people with serious in ... [More]

Far-right sympathizer wearing Patriot Prayer insignia killed in Portland
Sunday August 30, 2020, 8:18 AM - (140)

PORTLAND, Oregon - A man was shot in the chest and killed in downtown Portland Saturday night after a violent evening of protests from both sides, between Trump supporters and protesters denouncing police brutality. No details have yet been released details about the man shot to death at about 8: ... [More]

Police declare State of Riot after Fires Set Outside Union Building
Saturday August 29, 2020, 7:27 AM - (141)

PORTLAND, Oregon - Police say demonstrators set small fires to debris by cement walls at the offices of the Portland Police Association building Saturday morning, prompting officials to declare a riot. On Friday, August 28, 2020 at about 11:45p.m., a march began from Peninsula Park in the street. ... [More]

Governor Brown considers releasing 400 prisoners as coronavirus precaution
Wednesday August 26, 2020, 9:05 PM - (142)

SALEM, Oregon - Governor Kate Brown is considering commuting the sentences of as many as 400 prisoners in the state’s detention centers as a coronavirus precaution, according to reports. The move would come as police in the state’s largest city, Portland, have their hands full with nightly riot ... [More]

Portland police declare riot after protesters break windows, enter City Hall
Wednesday August 26, 2020, 9:00 PM - (143)

PORTLAND, Oregon - Protesters ventured inside City Hall and Portland police made several arrests on the ninetieth straight night of racial injustice protests in the Oregon city. Police also declared a riot Monday night when protesters set fire to police union headquarters. At least 25 people were ... [More]

Hillsboro Attempted Murder Suspect Arrested in Vancouver
Wednesday August 26, 2020, 8:51 PM - (144)

This afternoon, members of the US Marshal’s Service Fugitive Task Force arrested 19-year-old Julian Gallardo in Vancouver, Washington after his indictment by a Washington County grand jury on the following charges: Attempted first-degree murder with a firearm (two counts) Unlawful use of weapon ... [More]

Oregon Coast Aquarium Fully Re-Opens on Monday with New Exhibit
Monday August 24, 2020, 4:29 AM - (145)

NEWPORT, Oregon - After months of painfully being shut down, then a soft re-opening a couple of weeks ago, Newport’s Oregon Coast Aquarium is ready to go full bore. The famed attraction opens up in its entirety on Monday. “We are ready and eager to have our indoor exhibits open,” said Carrie Lewi ... [More]

Crowds gather in Portland, fires set, protesters ready for battle
Monday August 24, 2020, 4:25 AM - (146)

PORTLAND, Oregon - A crowd gathered at Woodlawn Park at Northeast 13th Avenue and Northeast Dekum Street and began marching at 9:41p.m. Most of the crowd, estimated at more than 200 people, wore armor, helmets, gas masks, all-black clothing and carried shields. They marched to North Precinct Communi ... [More]

Covid-19 cases diminish, but not enough for schools to reopen
Saturday August 22, 2020, 9:32 AM - (147)

SALEM, Oregon — Covid-19 cases were reduced in Oregon during the past month, but in order for schools to reopen the average amount of new cases a day needs to decrease from 250 to 60, state health experts said Friday. In order to reach that goal, Oregon Gov. Kate Brown said residents will have t ... [More]

Oregon reports more than 250 new coronavirus cases
Saturday August 22, 2020, 9:32 AM - (148)

The Oregon Health Authority confirmed 259 new known cases of COVID-19, with two new additional deaths, on Friday. At the time of writing, the total number of known cases in Oregon sits at 24,421, with 414 deaths. According to Oregon Health Authority, the new cases are in the following counti ... [More]

Shooting Investigation Underway in Sumner Neighborhood, One Person Shot
Friday August 21, 2020, 3:18 AM - (149)

PORTLAND, Oregon - On August 20, 2020 at approximately 4:04 p.m., North Precinct officers responded to the 4300 block of Northeast 90th Avenue on reports of a shooting. When officers arrived on scene, they found evidence of gunfire and a victim who had been shot. The victim has not been identified t ... [More]

Motorcyclist Killed, racing driver arrested.
Friday August 21, 2020, 3:16 AM - (150)

PORTLAND, Oregon - On 8/19/2020 at 5:20 pm CCSO deputies and EMS personnel were dispatched to a collision between a work van and a motorcycle, in the intersection of NE 47th Avenue and NE Minnehaha Street. Upon arrival, it was immediately apparent that the motorcyclist had been killed. The dri ... [More]

Homicide Suspect Identified
Tuesday August 18, 2020, 11:17 PM - (151)

PORTLAND, Oregon - Portland Police Bureau homicide detectives began investigating a homicide, following the shooting of two people near Northeast 115th Avenue and Northeast Sandy Boulevard, the morning of Wednesday, August 12, 2020. The homicide victim has been identified as 24 year-old James Richar ... [More]

Shooting in Portsmouth Neighborhood, Victim Suffers Serious Injuries
Tuesday August 18, 2020, 11:16 PM - (152)

PORTLAND, Oregon - A victim is recovering from serious injuries after a shooting Monday in the Portsmouth Neighborhood. On August 17, 2020 at 8:00p.m., North Precinct officers were dispatched to a report of shots heard in the 7700 block of North Chautauqua Boulevard. Officers responded and locate ... [More]

People police arrest people throwing projectiles causing injuries
Sunday August 16, 2020, 5:34 AM - (153)

PORTLAND, Oregon - POLICE REPORT: On August 16, 2020 a crowd of people gathered at Laurelhurst Park. At about 9:10 p.m., the crowd of hundreds walked, blocking traffic on city streets, to the Penumbra Kelly Building in the 4700 block of East Burnside Street. As the crowd gathered it blocked all l ... [More]

Driver after driving into Portland Police Association office
Sunday August 16, 2020, 5:31 AM - (154)

PORTLAND, Oregon - On August 15, 2020 at about 8:20 p.m. Portland Police and Portland Fire & Rescue responded to a report that a car had crashed into the front of the Portland Police Association office on North Lombard Street. A 2008 Porsche Cayenne left the roadway and struck the front of the build ... [More]

Man Arrested After Standoff with Deputies in Aloha
Thursday August 13, 2020, 6:00 PM - (155)

ALOHA, Oregon - On Wednesday, August 12, 2020, at approximately 10:48 p.m., Washington County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a vacant home at the corner of SW 174th Avenue and SW Arborcrest Way in the community of Aloha. Neighbors had reported a fire and said they had heard explosions coming ... [More]

Demonstrators Block Streets Outside Penumbra Kelly Building
Wednesday August 12, 2020, 2:43 AM - (156)

PORTLAND, Oregon - On August 11, 2020, two events took place in Portland. One group downtown blocked traffic for several hours on Southwest 3rd Avenue at Southwest Main Street. The gathering was peaceful and PPB did not interact with the crowd. Around 8:00 p.m., a separate group began to gather a ... [More]

Woman found dead in hotel room; man in custody
Wednesday August 12, 2020, 2:43 AM - (157)

CORVALLIS, Oregon - On August 10th at about 4:05am Corvallis Police Officers responded to a downtown business when an employee called at the request of George Spencer. Spencer, who appeared to be under the influence of a drug(s), reported to officers that he had been assaulted in his nearby hotel r ... [More]

Another death from covid-19 in Oregon
Monday August 10, 2020, 8:27 PM - (158)

New covid-19 cases in these counties: Baker (two), Clackamas (10), Columbia (one), Crook (two), Deschutes (seven), Hood River (two), Jackson (eight), Jefferson (11), Lane (five), Lincoln (two), Linn (three), Malheur (21), Marion (27), Morrow (15), Multnomah (45), Polk (six), Umatilla (15), Washingto ... [More]

Gresham-Barlow School Board approves District's Return to Learn Plan for Fall 2020
Monday August 10, 2020, 8:19 PM - (159)

The Gresham-Barlow School Board approved the Gresham-Barlow School District’s Return to Learn Plan for the 2020-21 school year at its August 6 special board work session. The Oregon Department of Education, under its Ready Schools, Safe Learners Guidance, has directed each school district (and its s ... [More]

Fatal Car Crash on NW Lake Road in Camas
Monday August 10, 2020, 8:19 PM - (160)

CAMAS, Oregon - At 16:29 hours on August 9th, 2020 Camas Police and Fire personnel were dispatched to a serious traffic accident near the intersection of NW Lake Road/NW Lacamas Lane. Upon arrival, it was determined that two passenger cars had been involved in a near head-on collision. A Mazda 6 s ... [More]

OHA Releases Weekly Testing Summary
Monday August 10, 2020, 8:18 PM - (161)

Today, August 10, 2020, OHA released its Weekly Testing Summary which showed that the week of Aug. 2 – Aug. 8, 25,744 tests were reported. Of those tests, 1,380 or 5.4 percent were positive, down from the 6.3 percent rate a week earlier. This week, OHA has begun using specimen collection date as ... [More]

Person seriously injured with a weapon in old town Portland
Friday August 7, 2020, 10:37 PM - (162)

PORTLAND, Oregon - On August 6, 2020, at approximately 3:46 p.m., Central Precinct officers responded to the 500 block of Northwest Broadway on reports of someone who was seriously injured by a suspect with a box cutter. When officers arrived they found an adult male who had been slashed in the neck ... [More]

Boy and Man Drown At Hood River Marina Beach
Friday August 7, 2020, 10:36 PM - (163)

Hood River, Ore. – On August 5th, 2020, local area law enforcement responded to the Marina Beach on the Columbia River for a report of swimmers in distress. Two swimmers were determined to be unaccounted for and a search and rescue operation was quickly initiated. One juvenile was recovered a ... [More]

Shots Fired Outside Portland Police Association Office
Wednesday August 5, 2020, 7:02 AM - (164)

PORTLAND, Oregon - On Tuesday, August 4, 2020, demonstrators downtown blocked traffic for several hours on Southwest 3rd Avenue at Southwest Main Street. Police say the group was mostly peaceful not requiring interaction with police. Around 8 p.m., a separate group began to gather at Peninsula Pa ... [More]

Oregon reports 330 new confirmed and presumptive COVID-19 cases, 3 new deaths
Sunday August 2, 2020, 6:18 AM - (165)

PORTLAND, Oregon — COVID-19 has claimed three more lives in Oregon, raising the state’s death toll to 325, the Oregon Health Authority reported at 12:01 a.m. today.


Portland police arrest two demonstrators in downtown Portland
Sunday August 2, 2020, 6:15 AM - (166)

PORTLAND, Oregon - On August 1, 2020, at about 8:50 p.m., demonstrators blocked traffic along Southwest 3rd Avenue outside the Mark O. Hatfield U. S. Federal Courthouse. Hundreds of people listened to speeches and marched through downtown before moving back along Southwest 3rd Avenue. Meanwhile, ... [More]

76 cases of Salmonella linked to red onions
Saturday August 1, 2020, 2:28 AM - (167)

PORTLAND, Oregon — State health officials are warning people not to eat onions from Thomson International, Inc., of Bakersfield, California, after 76 people in 13 Oregon counties fell ill with matching strains of Salmonella bacteria. Eighteen of the cases have been hospitalized, and none have died. ... [More]

Sewage overflow reaches Bridlemile Creek in SW Portland
Saturday August 1, 2020, 2:26 AM - (168)

PORTLAND, Oregon - Sewage overflowed from a manhole at Bridlemile Elementary School in SW Portland this afternoon and a portion of the 600 gallon flow reached nearby Bridlemile Creek. Crews responded to the school at 4300 SW 47th Drive at 12:30 p.m. and stopped the release by around 3 p.m. The ... [More]

Trump Administration Talks With Governor Brown About Protests
Wednesday July 29, 2020, 12:25 PM - (169)

SALEM, Oregon - President Trump associates and advisors are talking with Governor Brown about containing anti-racism protests in Portland after clashes with federal government troops guarding facilities there, Vice President Mike Pence said. Pence did not elaborate on the talks in an interview on ... [More]

Feds, Oregon in talks about pulling agents from Portland
Wednesday July 29, 2020, 11:53 AM - (170)

PORTLAND, Oregon — The Trump administration has started talks with the Oregon governor’s office and indicated that it would begin to draw down the presence of federal agents sent to quell two months of chaotic protests in Portland if the state stepped up its own enforcement, a senior White House off ... [More]

Western Oregon declared high fire danger
Wednesday July 29, 2020, 11:37 AM - (171)

SALEM, Ore. – As of today, due to extreme heat and drier conditions, all Oregon Department of Forestry districts in western Oregon have raised the fire danger level to high (yellow) except for the coastal counties of Clatsop, Coos, Curry and Tillamook, which remain at moderate fire danger. Counties ... [More]

Man shot twice in Portland's Parkrose Neighborhood
Wednesday July 29, 2020, 11:31 AM - (172)

PORTLAND, Oregon - On July, 29, 2020 at around 2 AM police received reports of shooting at the 10700 block of Northeast Prescott Street. When police arrived they found an man with two gunshot wounds and several shell casings at the scene. The victim was transported to a hospital by ambulance. The vi ... [More]

Group Activity outside Mark O. Hatfield U.S. Courthouse, July 28, 2020
Wednesday July 29, 2020, 11:29 AM - (173)

PORTLAND, Oregon - On July 28, 2020 a crowd of several hundred people gathered along SW 3rd Avenue mostly concentrated outside the Mark O. Hatfield U.S. Courthouse and the Justice Center. People blocked vehicular traffic in the area for several hours. During this time, people in the crowd made speec ... [More]

Vietnam Ignores stranded Americans
Tuesday July 28, 2020, 4:55 AM - (174)

PORTLAND, Oregon - (See Updated news at the bottom of this page.)
Just when you thought Vietnam was becoming a trusted partner with Americans, when you thought Vietnam was civilized and cared about people, you find it may not be true at all, just another heartless third world country that sti ...

Oregon reports 408 new covid-19 cases
Sunday July 26, 2020, 3:17 AM - (175)

SALEM, Oregon - Oregon reported 408 new confirmed and presumptive cases of COVID-19 Saturday and four new deaths. That brings the state caseload to 16,492 and the death toll to 286. Health officials note that the true number of infections is likely far greater than the reported caseload. The anno ... [More]

Crowds of protesters grow as one person is stabbed and federal authorities continue abductions
Sunday July 26, 2020, 3:09 AM - (176)

PORTLAND, Oregon - After police used tear gas on protesters, an unidentified person was stabbed in downtown Portland Saturday morning. Police say the crowd outside the federal courthouse was at first peacefully listening to speakers then at about 11 p.m. Friday, people began shaking a fence. Poli ... [More]

Man Stabbed Leaving Protest In Front of Courthouse
Sunday July 26, 2020, 2:55 AM - (177)

PORTLAND, Oregon - On July 25, 2020 at 2:31 a.m., police were dispatched to a stabbing at SW Salmon Street and Southwest 4 Avenue involving participants of the demonstration at the courthouse. For several hours a large crowd participated in criminal activity, which included throwing projectiles, ... [More]

Victim Dies after shooting in Portland
Sunday July 26, 2020, 2:54 AM - (178)

PORTLAND, Oregon - East Precinct officers have responded to the area of Southeast Division Street and Southeast 158 Avenue on reports that shots were fired in the area. When officers arrived they found two adult male victims with gunshot wounds. The victims' medical statuses are unknown at this time ... [More]

Man Assaulted in Lownsdale Square During Early Morning Protest
Friday July 24, 2020, 8:02 AM - (179)

PORTLAND, Oregon - On July 23, 2020, at 1:20 a.m., Portland Police Bureau Officers responded to an assault call that occurred in Lownsdale Square in Downtown Portland. The adult male victim was led to Southwest 5th Avenue and Southwest Salmon Street by group protesters to get medical attention. PPB ... [More]

Fires and Criminal Activity outside the Federal Courthouse
Friday July 24, 2020, 8:01 AM - (180)

PORTLAND, Oregon - In the evening hours of July 23, 2020, a large group of more than a thousand people gathered on Southwest 3rd Avenue outside of the Justice Center and Federal Courthouse in Downtown Portland. For several hours, the group blocked traffic, and vocalized in demonstration. At 11 p. ... [More]

Demonstrators attempt to break into Federal Courthouse in Downtown Portland
Tuesday July 21, 2020, 1:40 PM - (181)

PORTLAND, Oregon - On July 20, 2020 large groups of demonstrators gathered in downtown Portland, Chapman Square Park. Lownsdale Square Park and in Waterfront Park near the Salmon Springs Fountain. At about 9:00 p.m. the crowds converged on SW 3rd Avenue outside the Justice Center and gave speeches. ... [More]

Early Morning Crash Leaves 1 Person in Critical Condition
Tuesday July 21, 2020, 1:35 PM - (182)

At approximately 3:20 this morning a 911 call to police reported a serious injury car crash in the 11000 block of Feller Rd NE, in northern Marion County. Emergency crews found a single vehicle crash with two patients, one of whom was in critical condition. Life Flight transported the passenger to ... [More]

Portland Police call demonstrations a 'Riot'
Sunday July 19, 2020, 4:41 AM - (183)

PORTLAND, Oregon - Witnesses and even national news media comment that declaring protesters rioters is untrue. In fact the scene in downtown Portland does not resemble anything near a riot. It is true that protesters in North Portland set file to dumpsters on fire and that act apparently contrib ... [More]

Federal customs agents grab Portland Demonstrator
Saturday July 18, 2020, 1:23 PM - (184)

PORTLAND, Oregon - Federal customs detained a demonstrator in Portland in a video circulating online that showed two men in apparent military garb taking a young man wearing all black into custody, defending the apprehension by describing the man as being suspected of attacking federal agents and pr ... [More]

Statement from Sarah Iannarone demanding a renewed stay-at-home order
Friday July 17, 2020, 3:11 AM - (185)

Sarah Iannarone outlines how her opponent could advance such a shutdown and why he refuses to do so. This also highlights what she would do as mayor. The text of the statement can also be found here:

"Today I am calling for a renewed stay-at-home order due to the ongoing COVID-1 ...

Fatal Crash on Interstate 84 - Wasco County
Thursday July 16, 2020, 5:24 AM - (186)

On Wednesday, July 15, 2020 at approximately 11:17 A.M., Oregon State Police Troopers and emergency personnel responded to the report of a two vehicle crash on Interstate 84 eastbound near milepost 76, approximately six miles west of The Dalles. Preliminary investigation revealed that a Ducati mo ... [More]

Shooting Investigation in Eliot Neighborhood
Thursday July 16, 2020, 5:23 AM - (187)

PORTLAND, Oregon On July 15th, 2020, at approximately 11:36 p.m., North Precinct officers responded to the 3500 block of Northeast Martin Luther King Boulevard on reports of a shooting. Officers arrived at the location and learned a suspect exited his vehicle and fired several shots at a victim w ... [More]

Federal Officers Shoot Portland Protester In Head With 'Less Lethal' Munitions
Monday July 13, 2020, 5:30 AM - (188)

PORTLAND, Oregon - Federal law enforcement shot and severely injured a protester Saturday night during demonstrations in front of the federal courthouse in downtown Portland. Donavan LaBella, 26, was shot in the head by what friends and witnesses said was an impact munition. Videos of the inci ... [More]

Commissioner Hardesty responds to federal troop actions towards protesters
Monday July 13, 2020, 5:28 AM - (189)

PORTLAND, Oregon - Last week it was disconcerting to see militarized federal officers with war weapons embedded with the Portland Police Bureau and stationed around Portland. Since then their presence brought on an escalation of violence towards protesters – an extreme response to a movement challen ... [More]

Small Crowds and small fires around Chapman and Lownsdale
Monday July 13, 2020, 5:27 AM - (190)

On July 12, 2020 people began gathering in Chapman Square and Lownsdale Square near SW 3/SW Main at about 6:00pm. People socialized, ate food, banged drums and listened to speeches. At about 10:00pm the group began blocking traffic on SW 3rd and on SW Main. By 10:30pm a bonfire was burning in what u ... [More]

Portland Mayor candidate Sarah Lannarone speaks out regarding demonstrations
Monday July 13, 2020, 4:08 AM - (191)

Ted Wheeler has welcomed Donald Trump’s Border Patrol into our city. They are using chemical weapons on peaceful demonstrators, in violation of a court order against the use of these weapons. Last night, we witnessed even more disgusting acts of violence against Portlanders in our streets. Offic ... [More]

Oregon's coronavirus cases grow to 10,395; no new deaths reported
Tuesday July 7, 2020, 6:49 AM - (192)

PORTLAND, Ore. – The Oregon Health Authority reported 168 more confirmed and presumptive cases of coronavirus on Monday, bringing the statewide case count to 10,395. Oregon’s COVID-19 death toll was unchanged at 215 victims. Most of the new cases were identified in Multnomah and Washington cou ... [More]

Todd Allan Carr charged with murder in the second degree
Tuesday July 7, 2020, 6:30 AM - (193)

PORTLAND, Oregon - Multnomah County District Attorney Rod Underhill today announces the filing of a single count charging document against 54-year-old Todd Allan Carr who is accused of murdering his mother. Carr is charged with one count of murder in the second degree. The victim, Shannon Carr ... [More]

Portland Protester Facing Federal Charge After Overnight Arrest on Hatfield Courthouse
Saturday July 4, 2020, 4:47 AM - (194)

PORTLAND, Oregon — U.S. Attorney Billy J. Williams announced today that a Portland man has been arrested for his role in an overnight attack on the Hatfield Federal Courthouse. “The lawless and violent acts of extremists across the political spectrum cannot continue. Violence directed at federal, ... [More]

Walk-In Gunshot Wound Investigation-Unknown Crime Scene
Saturday July 4, 2020, 4:45 AM - (195)

PORTLAND, Oregon - On Saturday, July 4th, 2020 at 12:48 a.m., North Precinct officers responded to a report of a walk-in gunshot victim at a local hospital. His injuries were determined to be non-life-threatening.

The victim was uncooperative and would not provide details and officers hav ...

Shooting Investigation in St. Johns Neighborhood
Friday July 3, 2020, 7:22 AM - (196)

PORTLAND, Oregon - On July 2, 2020 at approximately 2:41 p.m., North Precinct officers responded to the 8700 hundred block of North Swenson Street on reports of a shooting. A 911-caller notified dispatch that a subject had fired a gun at another person and then fled the scene eastbound. When offi ... [More]

Demonstration outside Justice Center and Federal Courthouse
Friday July 3, 2020, 7:21 AM - (197)

PORTLAND, Oregon - A group of a couple hundred demonstrators gathered near the Justice Center on July 2, 2020. The group blocked the streets, chanting and speaking for several hours. Several demonstrators shot off commercial grade fireworks during the speeches. The tenor of the group shifted when de ... [More]

Car In Flames in the Kelso Area
Friday July 3, 2020, 7:20 AM - (198)

Kelso/Lexington area- Cowlitz 2 Fire & Rescue responded to a reported pickup truck fire at the intersection of Westside HWY and Early Bird Drive at 3:35 AM, this morning. Dispatchers updated that the driver of the vehicle was injured with bystanders attempting to pull him out of the vehicle. C2FR ... [More]

Third Shooting in 6 hours Overnight-2 Injured
Saturday June 27, 2020, 10:07 AM - (199)

PORTLAND, Oregon - On June 26, 2020, at 2:02 a.m., East Precinct Officers responded to the area near Southeast 126th Avenue and Powell Boulevard on multiple reports of numerous shots heard. One caller reported an injured person nearby. Officers arrived and found an injured adult male. He was tran ... [More]

Portland Demonstrations Continue
Saturday June 27, 2020, 10:06 AM - (200)

A group gathered near the Justice Center on June 26, 2020, and blocked the streets and chanted. After several hours, the tenor of the group shifted and some attempted to barricade the portico door on the North side of the building with plastic road barricades and spray painted cameras on the buildin ... [More]