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Sunday August 2, 2020
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, a group of about two hundred marched from Laurelhurst Park, occasionally blocking traffic lanes. The ...

Saturday August 1, 2020
76 cases of Salmonella linked to red onions
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. Epidemiologists at the Oregon Health Authority (OHA) Public Health Division say the Oregon cases ...
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Saturday August 1, 2020
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 public is advised to avoid contact with the creek for 48 hours due to the presence of bacteria in t ...

Wednesday July 29, 2020
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 Tuesday night with Fox News Channel. The Associated Press, citing an unidentified White House offic ...

Wednesday July 29, 2020
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 official said Tuesday. The official stressed to The Associated Press that the talks with the office ...

Wednesday July 29, 2020
Western Oregon declared high fire danger
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 experiencing high fire danger in western Oregon include Benton, Clackamas, Columbia, Jackson, Joseph ...
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Wednesday July 29, 2020
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 victim's medical status is unknown at this time. The PIO is not responding to the scene. If anyo ...

Wednesday July 29, 2020
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 speeches, yelled, chanted, and banged on the fence surrounding the Mark O. Hatfield U.S. Courthouse. A ...

Tuesday July 28, 2020
Vietnam Ignores stranded Americans
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 still has a grudge against Americans.

Case in point:
An American from Portland, ...
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Sunday July 26, 2020
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 announcement comes after a grim milestone Friday, when state health officials reported nine deaths, more ...

Sunday July 26, 2020
Crowds of protesters grow as one person is stabbed and federal authorities continue abductions
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. Police then tried to move the crowd out of the area but with not much success. Federal agents forcefu ...
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Sunday July 26, 2020
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, lighting fires, and vandalism focused at government facilities and employees. Members of this large ...

Sunday July 26, 2020
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. One victim of the shooting has died, the second has been transported to an area hospital with l ...

Friday July 24, 2020
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 Officers and AMR EMTs responded to provide emergency services. Officers attempted to meet the vic ...

Friday July 24, 2020
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.m., group members began setting fires inside the fence that protects the Federal Courthouse. Several ...

Tuesday July 21, 2020
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. Cars, motorcycles and bicycles blocked streets around the crowd. At about 10:15 p.m. the crowd wa ...

Tuesday July 21, 2020
Early Morning Crash Leaves 1 Person in Critical Condition
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 a Portland hospital where they remain in critical condition. The driver was taken by ambulance to a ...
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Sunday July 19, 2020
Portland Police call demonstrations a 'Riot'
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 contributed to police declaring a riot. Demonstrators in downtown Portland pushed over police fences on the ...
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Saturday July 18, 2020
Federal customs agents grab Portland Demonstrator
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 property. This defense came as federal authorities were under criticism for their tactics from elec ...
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Friday July 17, 2020
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-19 pandemic. If this order does not come from the state level, the City of Portland should issue a ...

Thursday July 16, 2020
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 motorcycle, operated by Nelson Martin (42) of Hood River, was passing in the fast lane when it lost co ...

Thursday July 16, 2020
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 who was on foot in the 400 block of Northeast Fremont Street. Both suspect and victim fled the scene ...

Monday July 13, 2020
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 incident posted online brought swift condemnation from some local leaders, including both of Oregon’s U. ...

Monday July 13, 2020
Commissioner Hardesty responds to federal troop actions towards protesters
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 challenging police violence. This reckless and aggressive behavior has now put someone in the hospital. Thi ...
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Monday July 13, 2020
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 used to be water troughs at the base of the old elk statue in the middle of SW Main. The crowd rem ...

Monday July 13, 2020
Portland Mayor candidate Sarah Lannarone speaks out regarding demonstrations
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. Officers seriously injured a Black Lives Matter demonstrator, Donavan Labella, causing face and skull fr ...
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Tuesday July 7, 2020
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 counties – with 41 and 34 cases respectively. Health officials say they completed just under 40,000 ...

Tuesday July 7, 2020
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, died of homicidal violence, according to the Oregon State Medical Examiner’s Office. Court docu ...

Saturday July 4, 2020
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, state, and local law enforcement and property destruction is inconsistent with the aims of social j ...

Saturday July 4, 2020
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 have not been able to locate a crime scene. No arrests have been made.

If anyone has informa ...

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