Saturday
July 31 2021
7:22 AM
banner-icon1 banner-icon2 banner-icon3

Oregon News Archives

12976 Oregon News Stories
Archives begin on page 3
Page 418 of 433 pages     

401 402 403 404 405 406 407 408 409 410 411 412 413 414 415 416 417 418 419 420

First Page | Prev Set |

Next Set
| Last Page |   
  12976 Local News Stories - Page 418 of 433 pages Search Local News
Tuesday April 5, 2011
3-year-old girl abducted by biological father
Portland Police Bureau Missing Persons detectives are investigating the reported parental abduction of 3-year-old Victoriya Gornichar. Witnesses reported seeing the child being taken from her home, in the 10000 block of Northeast Beech Street, during the early morning hours of April 4th, 2011, by her biological father, 25-year-old Aleksandr Yarovoy. Yarovoy is a subject of interest in this investi ...
Story 12511 of 12976

Tuesday April 5, 2011
Woman crashes into SE US Bank
This morning, Tuesday April 5, 2011, at approximately 5:12 a.m., Portland Police responded to the U.S. Bank branch, located at 16002 Southeast Division Street, on the report of a car that crashed into the bank. Officers and medical personnel arrived and spoke with the 53-year-old female driver who was still seated in her car, a 1988 Buick LeSabre 4-door. The driver told officers that she pulle ...
Story 12512 of 12976

Monday April 4, 2011
Possible abduction attempts in Tigard and Hillsboro
HILLSBORO, Oregon - A women reported to Hillsboro police that she believed a man had tried to lure her into his van as she was walking along 231st in Hillsboro on Friday. She said that a white or silver van similar to a Ford Econoline was driven by a white adult man in his 40-50's. She said that as the van passed traveling in her direction, the driver turned onto Cherry Lane alongside her. T ...
Story 12513 of 12976

Monday April 4, 2011
Search for Yashanee Vaughn continues today
The family and friends of 14-year-old Portland girl Yashanee Vaughn continued today to look for clues of her death. There has been no sign of Yashanee since March 19. Police have said she was killed, but they have not found her body. The effort was split into two different groups. Law enforcement officers and professional searchers made up one team and a mixture of concerned citizens th ...
Story 12514 of 12976

Saturday April 2, 2011
Strike possible as contract negotiations falter at Mt. Hood community college
Teacher representatives at Mt. Hood Community College say that a strike is possible if the college imposes a contract. "The faculty bargaining team is currently anticipating a forced final offer from the Board. In response to this threat, the faculty can and will escalate in an attempt to settle the contract, up to and including a possible strike." No one seems to be willing to give ground i ...
Story 12515 of 12976

Saturday April 2, 2011
Portland Police looking for two suspects in a series of armed robberies
Portland Police Robbery Detectives have been investigating several armed robberies in the past few months involving two men that have been armed. Investigators believe that the robberies may be connected and are asking for the public's help in identifying the suspects. On January 11, 2011, at approximately 10:15 p.m., the suspects robbed Maddy's at 3959 Southeast Powell Boulevard. On Janua ...
Story 12516 of 12976

Friday April 1, 2011
POLICE ARREST SUSPECT FOR MURDER OF YASHANEE VAUGHN
PORTLAND, Oregon - Dozens of searchers combed Rocky Butte today, looking for the body of a 14-year-old girl. Police believe Yashanee Vaughn was killed by her 16-year-old boyfriend, Parrish Bennette, who was arrested Thursday after lab results indicated he was responsible for her death. Bennette was charged with manslaughter yedterday and a grand jury could hear his case next week. On Thursda ...
Story 12517 of 12976

Thursday March 31, 2011
Man shot to death in SE Portland, Marshal High School cancels lock-in
A 49-year-old man was shot dead in Southeast Portland Thursday at an apartment complex in the 8500 block of SE Bush Street. Neighbors reported they had heard gunshots in and around the area and called 9-1-1. In an earlier story, we reported that nearby Marshall High School had gone into lock-in mode. That lock-in was later cancelled with the news of where the actual shooting had occurred. Of ...
Story 12518 of 12976

Thursday March 31, 2011
Portland loses Google high-speed broadband deal to Kansas City
PORTLAND, Oregon - Many Oregonians are saddened today as they learn Portland lost its bid to become the city of choice for Google's fiber-optic network, which would have provided Internet connections of 1 gigabit per second to as many as 500,000 people in and around Portland. More than 1,100 cities had made their entries to become the bandwidth city of choice. "In selecting a city, our goal ...
Story 12519 of 12976

Thursday March 31, 2011
Portland Police Investigate Shooting Near Marshall High School
Update: Lock-in cancelled as police determined shots originated from nearby appartements. Read the updated story. PORTLAND, Oregon - Portland police are investigating a shooting about two blocks from Marshall High School in the 8500 block of Southeast Bush Street in Portland just after 9 a.m., this morning. The school was p ...
Story 12520 of 12976

Wednesday March 30, 2011
Man Charged In Child-Prostitution Ring Now Charged Attempting to Have Girl Killed
Robert Dwain Thompson who was charged with raping a 14-year-old girl and multiple counts of sex abuse in the Newberg Craigslist sex ring has now been charged with plotting to kill the girl he is accused of raping. The 35-year-old Thompson is charged, along with three other men with raping a 4-year-old girl and for forcing the 14-year-old girl to have sex with a dog. Thompson's accused of try ...
Story 12521 of 12976

Wednesday March 30, 2011
United Airlines Flight to Portland Diverted To Chicago
PORTLAND, Ore. -- United Airlines Flight 251 was diverted to Chicago's O'Hare International Airport for several hours. Upon landing in Chicago, three passengers were removed from the plane after they did not follow flight crew's instructions. The flight originated from Dulles International Airport in Washington DC, to Portland International Airport. The diversion took place two hours into th ...
Story 12522 of 12976

Tuesday March 29, 2011
Debris from Japan's tsunami moving to Oregon Coast
PORTLAND, Oregon - Portland State University geology professor and Oceanographer Curt Petersen says debris from the Japanese tsunami is caught up in a large circle, and is currently making its way across the Pacific Ocean. He says it's a system of ocean currents circulating the debris toward the Oregon coast. "We expect to find plastics and Styrofoam bottles and other lightweight material movin ...
Story 12523 of 12976

Tuesday March 29, 2011
Traffic Stop Near Salem Leads To Pot Bust
SALEM, Oregon - An Oregon State Police trooper who pulled over a driver for a traffic violation got a big surprise when he found five pounds of marijuana in the car Monday morning. The driver, Michael Melvin, 37, and Darlene Byrd, 25, both from Tacoma, Washington, were arrested on charges of unlawful possession and delivery of a controlled substance. They were stopped in a 1998 Chevrolet Malibu ...
Story 12524 of 12976

Monday March 28, 2011
Portland Police consider runaway 14-year-old a Missing Person's Case
PORTLAND, Ore. – Police now consider the case of a missing 14-year-old girl, who they believe ran away, a missing persons’ investigation. Yashanee Vaughn was last seen at a Taco Bell on Northeast 82nd and Thompson Street in Portland Saturday night March 19. Her cousin said they were going to meet up in Vancouver but she never showed up. Lt. Kelli Sheffer, spokeswoman for the Portland Police ...
Story 12525 of 12976

Monday March 28, 2011
Shamrock Tavern robbed after midnight in SE Portland
This morning, Monday March 28, 2011, at approximately 1:02 a.m., Portland Police responded the report of an armed robbery at the Shamrock Tavern, located at 4919 Southeast 82nd Avenue. Officers arrived and learned that the suspects had fled the area in an unknown direction. Officers learned that the suspects entered the bar by smashing out the glass in a door and ordered two customers onto the ...
Story 12526 of 12976

Monday March 28, 2011
Portland Police Investigate Armed Robbery - Suspect Arrested
This afternoon, Monday March 28, 2011, at approximately 12:30 p.m., Portland Police responded to a holdup alarm at Southeast Coin & Jewelry, located at 8115 Southeast Powell Boulevard. Officers arrived in the area and learned that the suspect walked into the shop and sprayed pepper spray inside the store and displayed a handgun before taking an undisclosed amount of cash and collector coins. W ...
Story 12527 of 12976

Monday March 28, 2011
Missing woman likely killed by husband who killed himself
BEND, Ore. — Police have theorized that a 72-year-old Bend woman, Sandra Meyer, missing since March 9 was likely killed by her husband. He later used a gun to kill himself, Bend police said Friday. The body of 71 year-old John Meyer and Sandra Meyer's purse were both found in a crawlspace under the couple's home. A "substantial amount" of Sandra Meyer's blood was found in a heat duct of the ...
Story 12528 of 12976

Monday March 28, 2011
Elderly woman dies in Forest Grove house fire
Forest Grove, Oregon - Forest Grove Fire and Rescue, along with the Forest Grove Police Department, responded to a house fire at 1:53 a.m. this morning. Upon arrival they found the residence, located at 2235 Laurel Street, engulfed in flames. A Forest Grove police officer attempted to rescue an elderly female from a bathroom, but was unable to make entry because of the flames in her home. The w ...
Story 12529 of 12976

Sunday March 27, 2011
Lake Oswego dam project nears completion
After the great Willamette Valley Flood of 1996, which devastated Lake Oswego and many other cities in late January and mid-February 1996, Lake Oswego city planners decided it was time for a dam. The basic idea was to control the flow and release of water out of Lakewood Bay. Water in Lakewood Bay originates from the Tualatin River and the larger lake called Lake Oswego. During high water level ...
Story 12530 of 12976

Sunday March 27, 2011
Japanese Students visit to Lake Oswego cancelled
Travel plans of Japanese students of Yoshikawa City, Japan to visit their sister city students at Lake Oswego has been canceled. The students had been scheduled meet their Sister City students in Lake Oswego between March 29 and April 5, hosted by local Oregon families. On Wednesday, a Lake Oswego City representative stated, "as a result of the catastrophic events in Japan this year’s visit ...
Story 12531 of 12976

Sunday March 27, 2011
Teenage girl jailed in stabbing case
Portland police arrested 19-year-old Tiffany Ray in the Saturday stabbing of a man at an East Burnside Street Max station. She was charged with assault in the third degree and was placed into the Multnomah County Jail. The victim has not been positively identified in the stabbing at the Burnside Street Max station platform. His injuries don't appear to be life threatening. A male suspect des ...
Story 12532 of 12976

Saturday March 26, 2011
Vernonia Man Faces Child Sex Abuse Charges
A 62-year-old Vernonia-area man has been jailed and charged with 29 counts of sexual crimes involving children. Columbia County Sheriff's Deputies took Richard Courtney into custody without incident today while serving a search warrant and arrest warrant at his residence. Deputies and federal agents have been conducting a 10-month-long investigation for Richard Courtney that began last June af ...
Story 12533 of 12976

Saturday March 26, 2011
Duffel Bag Thief Who Called Police For Ride Gets 30 days
WEST LINN, Oregon - The woman who called 9.1.1 after she committed a crime pleaded guilty last month to burglary. Zannish Frazier sentenced to 30 days in jail. Frazier called West Linn police in December to tell them she was stranded after her boyfriend kicked her out of their apartment and that she needed help, needed a ride. Police soon discovered Frazier had a warrant for her arrest and t ...
Story 12534 of 12976

Saturday March 26, 2011
Police: Man wounded after gang shooting
GRESHAM, Oregon - Last night a man was wounded after being shot in the armat an apartment complex in Gresham. Just before 0:30 gunshots rang out in the parking lot of the appartments in the 16400 block of Northeast Glisan. police say the 18-year-old man who was shot is also a suspected gang member. They are still looking for the person with the gun. The victim was taken to a hospital. ...
Story 12535 of 12976

Saturday March 26, 2011
Man arrested after standoff with State Police SWAT team
A standoff with the Oregon State Police SWAT team in Baker City ended a 15-hour encounter Wednesday morning when a suspect was arrested and placed into the Baker County Jail today. 42-year-old Donald Huff was first taken to St. Alphonsus Medical Center-Baker City and treated before being jailed. Huff is being held on charges of unlawful use of a weapon, recklessly endangering another per ...
Story 12536 of 12976

Friday March 25, 2011
Klamath Falls Man Arrested for Sex Abuse of Juvenile Female
An Oregon State Police (OSP) investigation led to the arrest Thursday of a 61-year old Klamath Falls-area man on sex crime offenses related to the alleged sex abuse of a 13-year old girl. On March 23, 2011 information was obtained by an OSP trooper that the victim had been sexually abused by a known suspect identified as TERRY WOODFORK, age 61. The investigation led to WOODFORK's arrest on Mar ...
Story 12537 of 12976

Friday March 25, 2011
Miss Teen Earth United States visits the Better Living Home and Garden show
Miss Teen Earth United States 2010, Siria Bojorquez, will be coming to Portland Oregon as a special guest of the Better Living Home and Garden show. The eco-friendly environmentally green event will run from March 25-27, 2011 at the Portland Expo Center. On August 4th she had the honor of being crowned Miss Teen Earth United States. Since this day she has continued doing as much as possible for ...
Story 12538 of 12976

Friday March 25, 2011
Man Dies While Trying To Revive Dead Wife
JOYCE, Washington - A man died Wednesday evening after he attempted to administer CPR to his wife’s after she collapsed. He called 9-1-1 to report his wife had a heart attack, but was found slumped over her body when medics and deputies arrived about eight minutes later. The woman was 59 and her husband was 60. Both died. The names of the couple have not been released until the officials ar ...
Story 12539 of 12976

Thursday March 24, 2011
Three men killed when freight train collides with van
LONGVIEW, Washington - Three employees of Burlington Northern Santa Fe were killed when a freight train struck their shuttle van on Wednesday. A fourth men was injured. "They had just completed their shift when their van was struck at a private rail crossing in the Longview area," said Burlington representative Gus Melonas. "They were taking the crew to the hotel in Vancouver." ...
Story 12540 of 12976

Page 418 of 433 pages     

401 402 403 404 405 406 407 408 409 410 411 412 413 414 415 416 417 418 419 420

First Page | Prev Set |

Next Set
| Last Page |