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Saturday March 21, 2020
PORTLAND, Oregon - A victim was treated for a non-life threatening gunshot wound after a shooting in the Montavilla Neighborhood. On Friday, March 20, 2020 at 9:11p.m., North Precinct officers were dispatched to a report of shots being heard in the 8700 block of Northeast Hassalo Street. When officers arrived they located evidence of a shooting, but there were no victims or suspects. Officers d ...

Thursday March 19, 2020
Oregon unemployment claims jump from 800 to 18,500 after 3 days of coronavirus layoffs
The layoffs surrounding the coronavirus outbreak are undoubtedly having an immediate impact on Oregon's economy, but right now officials aren't sure exactly how deep that impact will go. Oregon's Employment Department says the number of unemployment insurance claims rose from about 800 on Sunday (March 16) to nearly 18,500 on Tuesday (March 18). People trying to file unemployment claims appa ...
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Thursday March 19, 2020
The Portland Police Bureau, in partnership with Crime Stoppers of Oregon, is asking for the public's help to identify a suspect involved in a July 2019 armed robbery. On Saturday July 13, 2019, at 8:40 a.m., Portland Police officers responded to the report of an armed robbery at Stan's Market, located at 5020 Northeast 82nd Avenue. Two suspects entered the store wearing masks and armed with ...

Thursday March 19, 2020
The health and safety of workplaces is of utmost importance to the Oregon Employment Department, and the agency’s mission is to support business and promote employment. The Employment Department has guidance available to employers, workers, and job seekers impacted by the COVID-19 coronavirus situation. Unemployment Insurance Benefits The Oregon Employment Department provides Unemployment In ...

Wednesday March 18, 2020
PRESS RELEASE The measures implemented by Governor Brown to slow and stop the spread of coronavirus have significantly impacted the lives of the citizens of our county and state. Through the Oregon State Sheriff’s Association, Sheriff’s around the state have been coordinating and sharing information with regard to suggested practices and precautionary measures to protect the health and well be ...

Tuesday March 17, 2020
Coronavirus hits veterans home in Oregon
A veterans home in Oregon has been hit hard with the novel coronavirus, with all 14 cases in Linn County being linked to the Edward C. Allworth Veterans’ Home in Lebanon, according to local reports. The Oregonian reported that 13 residents at the home — 12 veterans and one veteran’s spouse — have contracted the novel virus, while the 14th case is linked to an employee at the home. The cases ...
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Tuesday March 17, 2020
Latest Oregon updates on coronavirus

Oregon has confirmed 39 cases of COVID-19 as of Sunday, March 15. Nearly 600 people have tested negative for the virus, and another 182 tests are pending, according to the Story 457 of 12136


Tuesday March 17, 2020

Oregon has confirmed 39 cases of COVID-19 as of Sunday, March 15. Nearly 600 people have tested negative for the virus, and another 182 tests are pending, according to the 

Tuesday March 17, 2020
The FBI has launched the “Protected Voices” initiative to help 2020 political campaigns and American voters protect against online foreign influence operations and cyber security threats. The Protected Voices campaign includes information and guidance from the FBI, the Department of Homeland Security, and the Office of the Director of National Intelligence. This FBI Portland Tech Tuesday repor ...

Monday March 16, 2020
On Sunday, 3/15/2020 there was a collision in the 26200 block of NE 182nd Avenue, north of Battle Ground Lake State Park. Upon arrival, EMS personnel contacted and treated an injured motorcyclist, bicyclist, and a driver of an involved pickup Neal Karlsen who later died at the hospital. Based on statements of involved parties and scene evidence, deputies learned the following: Keith Kawazoe, ...

Saturday March 14, 2020

City of Hillsboro facility closures:

The health and well-being of our community members, employees, businesses, and partners are our top priority. To slow the spread of coronavirus and protect our community members’ health, the City of Hillsboro is making thoughtful decisions to close these facilities beginning Sunday, March 15:

  • Brookwo ...

Friday March 13, 2020
PORTLAND, Oregon — Six additional residents of Oregon Veterans' Home in Lebanon, where two people were diagnosed yesterday with COVID-19, have tested positive for COVID-19 and are presumptive positive cases, Oregon Heath Authority has announced. The affected individuals include one man between ages 55 and 74 and five men aged 75 years or older. While their illnesses are considered linked to the ...

Friday March 13, 2020
PORTLAND, Oregon - After an investigation of more than two years, police said two men are now facing murder charges for the shooting of a Seattle man in northeast Portland. Officers responded to Northeast Dekum Street and Claremont Avenue near Woodlawn City Park at 12:18 a.m. April 14, 2015 after reports of gunshots and a person down in a parking lot. D'Andre Dickerson, 24, was found with mu ...

Wednesday March 11, 2020
Five arrested at Fairview drug home
PORTLAND, Oregon - On March 10th, the East Metro Special Weapons and Tactical team served an early morning search warrant at a Fairview home known for drug activity and other crimes. Tactical officers surrounded the residence in the 900 Block of NE Pacific Drive and made verbal warnings over loud-hailing devices prior to entering. Fourteen people were located inside the home.

Five individual ...

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Wednesday March 11, 2020
PORTLAND, Oregon - Over the past several months, detectives from the Washington County Sheriff’s Office have been investigating a sex trafficking case involving multiple victims, including a 17-year-old girl.  Detectives from the Violent Crimes Unit learned 21-year-old Devanne Branderhorst met the victim online and knew she was a minor.  Mr. Branderhorst then coordinated having the victim meet adu ...

Wednesday March 11, 2020
TIGARD, Oregon - UPDATE: Tigard Police Detectives and Washington County’s Major Crimes Team continue investigating a suspicious death reported last Friday, March 6, 2020 by the staff of Embassy Suites Hotel, located at 9000 SW Washington Square Road. A man checked into the hotel earlier on March 6th and was not seen again until staff discovered him deceased in his room. The deceased man has be ...

Wednesday March 11, 2020
SILVERTON, Oregon - Today a Marion County Grand Jury unanimously found that the police shooting of William Kyle Bluestone on February 14th, 2020, was a lawful use of deadly force. At approximately 12:49 pm, on that day, Margarita Bluestone reported to Silverton Police that she had been assaulted by her husband, William Bluestone, at her apartment in Silverton earlier that morning. She further ...

Monday March 9, 2020
PORTLAND, Oregon - A gun is being analyzed after it was seized from a stolen car Friday night. Officers with the Gun Violence Reduction Team (GVRT) were conducting focused patrol in the area of Southeast 82nd Avenue and Southeast Foster Road, which is in an area where there has been recent gun violence activity. An officer looked up the license plate of a car, a silver Nissan Rogue, and it c ...

Monday March 9, 2020
Oregon declares coronavirus state of emergency
SALEM, Oregon - The Oregon Health Authority announced seven new cases of the novel coronavirus COVID-19 Sunday morning, March 8, 2020, doubling the number of known cases in Oregon. Gov. Kate Brown said she is declaring a state of emergency to bring additional resources to the state's response. Brown authorized the state of emergency by verbal proclamation Saturday night around 8:14 p.m. and con ...
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Monday March 9, 2020
Suspect Arrested after Robbing Doughnut Shop With Hatchet
PORTLAND, Oregon - 40-year-old Christopher L. James was arrested with a hatchet after robbing a doughnut shop in Downtown Portland. Early morning Saturday, Portland police were called to a reported disturbance involving an axe at a doughnut shop on Southwest 3rd Avenue. As officers were responding, they got updated information that the suspect was leaving on foot. Officers began looking for th ...
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Monday March 9, 2020
The Tigard Police Department is actively investigating a suspicious death at the Embassy Suites Hotel, located at 9000 SW Washington Square Road, in Tigard. On Friday March 6th, 2020, hotel staff alerted Tigard Police after a guest was found deceased in their room. Investigators ask that anyone who may have seen or heard anything out of the ordinary on Friday afternoon contact the Tigard Police D ...

Thursday March 5, 2020
PORTLAND, Oregon - On Wednesday just after 4:00 pm, emergency crews found an SUV that had apparently been driven into the Willamette River at the Wheatland Ferry, just north of Keizer. Prior to emergency crews arriving on scene, the vehicle was completely submerged in the water. Witnesses at the scene reported only seeing one person in the vehicle when it entered the river. At this time the vehi ...

Thursday March 5, 2020
PORTLAND, Oregon - Police were called to a report of a man shot near Southeast 136th Avenue and Southeast Powell Boulevard. Officers arrived and located a male adult with what appeared to be a gunshot wound to the buttocks. He was transported by medical to an area hospital. His condition is unknown at this time. Officers located evidence of gunfire about one block North of the intersection o ...

Thursday March 5, 2020
Location Information Added for Vandalism Case
PORTLAND, Oregon - On February 19th, 2020, members of the Portland Police Bureau were made aware of a vandalism to at Southeast 38th Avenue and Southeast Schiller Street. During the vandalism, a suspect driving a white pick-up truck drove through freshly poured concrete, causing an estimated $30,000 in damage. The Central Precinct officer assigned to the case conducted follow up and gathered ...
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Monday March 2, 2020
The Oregon State Marine Board will be holding a public hearing on March 9, 2020, to gather public comments on proposed rules to boat operation zones in the Newberg Pool on the Willamette River between river miles 30 and 50. The hearing will be held at the Marine Board office, 435 Commercial Street NE, Suite 400, in Salem. Oral testimony will be accepted in person between 9 am and 4 pm to accommoda ...

Sunday March 1, 2020
PORTLAND, Oregon - At 1:50 a.m., Multnomah County Sheriff’s patrol deputies responded to a shooting in the 3500 Block of NE 214th Avenue in Fairview. Upon arrival, deputies found evidence of gunfire and established a crime scene. Deputies learned two people, an adult female and an adult male, were transported to a local hospital in private vehicles with gunshot wounds. Both victims suffered non-li ...

Sunday March 1, 2020

PORTLAND, Oregon - The second individual to have a test for COVID-19, with results pending yesterday, has come back negative, the Oregon Health Authority is reporting.

This negative result is a separate and unrelated to the state’s first, presumptive case of the virus yesterday, which was reported based on a test performed by the Oregon State Public Health Laboratory.

OHA contin ...


Friday February 28, 2020
Investigators Attempting to Identify Body Found in Willamette River
On February 27th, 2020, at approximately 11:22 am a boater reported finding a partially decomposed body in the Willamette River near the Buena Vista Ferry. Deputies from the Marion County Sheriff’s Office responded to the scene to investigate along with emergency personnel from the Jefferson Fire District. Marine Patrol and Search and Rescue Deputies were able to coordinate the recovery of the ...
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Friday February 28, 2020
SALEM, Ore. — Oregon’s Siskiyou Project Advisory Committee will hold its first meeting Thursday, March 5, 2020 in Salem from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. On the agenda are: Operating principles and overview of committee processes. Background on the Siskiyou project and status of ongoing work. Review of steps and timeline looking ahead to July 22 Board of Forestry meeting. The public is invited to ...

Monday February 24, 2020
Oregon Republican State Senators Flee To Avoid Vote On Climate Bill
SALEM, Oregon - Oregon Senate Republicans staged a walkout Monday morning to impede a Democratic bill to lower greenhouse gas emissions. The attempt was to prevent a quorum vote on the bill. The walkout was the same as Republican legislators made last year as they attempted to stop the passage of a similar bill and threatens to do the same this week of the state's legislative session. Democr ...
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