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1 Oregon Legislature looks to close ‘Charleston loophole’
Friday Feb 5, 7:19 PM
Oregon Legislature looks to close ‘Charleston loophole’
Oregon Gov. Kate Brown signed the background check law into effect in May. (Photo: Everytown)

Oregon’s legislature is considering a bill to close up a loophole many say aided th

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2 Minimum Wage Plan Moving Forward In Oregon Legislature
Friday Feb 5, 7:17 PM
Minimum Wage Plan Moving Forward In Oregon Legislature
A plan to hike Oregon's minimum wage is moving forward in the Oregon Legislature. A measure cleared a committee Friday and is headed for a vote on the Senate floor. The proposal w

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3 Mother Arraigned on Boyfriend's Sexual Activity with Her Child
Friday Feb 5, 7:15 PM
Mother Arraigned on Boyfriend's Sexual Activity with Her Child
On Friday February 5, 2016, 42-year-old Janet Lynn Porter was arraigned in Multnomah County Court on six counts of Criminal Mistreatment in the First Degree, a felony, after her in

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4 20-Year-Old Clatskanie Man in Custody on Sexual Abuse charges
Friday Feb 5, 7:14 PM
Columbia County Sheriff's Deputies today arrested a 20-year-old Clatskanie man on multiple sexual abuse and other charges stemming from a lengthy, two-year investigation involving

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5 Police Ask Help Locating Missing 40-Year-Old Woman
Friday Feb 5, 2:26 PM
Police Ask Help Locating Missing 40-Year-Old Woman
PORTLAND, Oregon - The Portland Police Bureau's Missing Persons Unit is asking for the public's help to locate a missing 40-year-old woman, last seen in September 2015.

40-year

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6 Serious Hit & Run Accident In Salem
Friday Feb 5, 2:23 PM
Serious Hit & Run Accident In Salem
SALEM, Oregon - Just after 10:00PM Thursday, the Salem Police Department responded to a serious hit and run accident at Portland Rd NE and Hyacinth St. According to witnesses, a bl

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7 Celebrate Legacy Good Samaritan's 140th Anniversary by Sharing your Story
Friday Feb 5, 2:21 PM
Celebrate Legacy Good Samaritan's 140th Anniversary by Sharing your Story
As part of Legacy Good Samaritan Medical Center's 140th anniversary of serving the Portland-metropolitan region and beyond the hospital is seeking stories from current and former L

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8 FBI Phone Scam Warning
Friday Feb 5, 2:18 PM
FBI Phone Scam Warning
PORTLAND, Oregon The FBI is warning Oregonians to be on alert for a phone scam that spoofs the FBI's telephone number on the victim's caller ID. In at least a couple of recent inci

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9 Great Electrifying Event lights up Bonneville Lock and Dam
Friday Feb 5, 8:34 AM
Great Electrifying Event lights up Bonneville Lock and Dam
PORTLAND, Ore. - Are you looking for a way to spend time with the family? Have fun? Learn something? Save money?

Do all of those things at Bonneville Lock and Dam's annual Grea

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10 Driver of Toyota Crashes Head-On Into TriMet Bus Being Driven on Mt. Scott Boulevard
Friday Feb 5, 8:32 AM
Driver of Toyota Crashes Head-On Into TriMet Bus Being Driven on Mt. Scott Boulevard
The driver of the Toyota has died at a Portland hospital.

The Traffic Division's Major Crash Team is continuing their investigation into the crash.

The Portland Police Bure

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11 16 Charged In Malheur Takeover
Thursday Feb 4, 10:45 AM
16 Charged In Malheur Takeover
PORTLAND, Oregon – Ammon Bundy and 15 others were indicted in court on charges of conspiracy to impede federal officers through intimidation, threats or force. The indictment is re

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12 Cylvia Hayes: Still under investigation, shares her story
Thursday Feb 4, 10:32 AM
Cylvia Hayes: Still under investigation, shares her story
Cylvia Hayes is gun shy about talking to the media.

The only time Hayes has spoken publicly about the scandal surrounding her actions as Oregon's first lady - the scandal that c

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13 Gifford Pinchot National Forest Headquarters and Visitor Services Moving
Thursday Feb 4, 10:18 AM
Gifford Pinchot National Forest Headquarters and Visitor Services Moving
Gifford Pinchot National Forest headquarters will be moving this spring to the Fort Vancouver National Historic Site campus near downtown Vancouver. Beginning March 1, forest visit

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14 Response to Questions Regarding the Oregon Office of Sheriff
Thursday Feb 4, 10:16 AM
Sheriffs in all 36 Oregon counties have taken an oath to support the Constitution of the United States, the Constitution of Oregon, and the laws thereof. Our oath is our pledge to

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15 Multnomah County Chair Deborah Kafoury comments investigation
Thursday Feb 4, 7:40 AM
Earlier today, Multnomah County Chair Deborah Kafoury made comments regarding conversations she was engaged in with Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum to have their office look at re

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16 Vancouver man arrested for Burglary after forcing way into an occupied home, assaulting homeowner
Thursday Feb 4, 6:37 AM
VANCOUVER, Washington - On February 3, at approximately 5:30 p.m., officers with the Vancouver Police Department were dispatched to a suspicious person call in the 11000 block of S

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17 Two drivers were killed in a crash on US Hwy 20 just east of Burns
Wednesday Feb 3, 3:45 PM
Two drivers were killed in a crash on US Hwy 20 just east of Burns
Two drivers were killed in a crash on US Hwy 20 just east of Burns. On February 1, 2016 at 12:31 PM OSP troopers were dispatched to a two vehicle crash on US Hwy 20 near Burns. B

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18 Monster Daddy Longlegs Species Discovered in Oregon
Wednesday Feb 3, 12:02 PM
Monster Daddy Longlegs Species Discovered in Oregon
Oregon scientists have discovered a new species of an extra large spider that measures 4mm in diameter, about twice the size of its cousins.

Its huge body size has led to the sp

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19 Public Indecency Suspect Arrested After Several Month Investigation
Wednesday Feb 3, 6:42 AM
Public Indecency Suspect Arrested After Several Month Investigation
PORTLAND, Oregon - On Tuesday, February 2, police booked a 34-year-old man into the Multnomah County Jail after a several month investigation into lewd acts in Portland's Washingt

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20 Sherwood Police Arrest Suspect In Case Of Domestic Assault With A Knife
Wednesday Feb 3, 6:40 AM
Sherwood Police Arrest Suspect In Case Of Domestic Assault With A Knife
On Monday, February 1, at approximately 10:40 PM, Sherwood Police were approached by 31 year old Jose Garcia of Sherwood, the victim of a domestic assault with a knife in the parki

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21 26-Year-Old Man Arrested After Traffic Pursuit, Ramming of Police Officer in Police Car
Wednesday Feb 3, 6:39 AM
26-Year-Old Man Arrested After Traffic Pursuit, Ramming of Police Officer in Police Car
PORTLAND, Oregon - On Monday February 1, 2016, at 8:12 p.m., East Precinct officers attempted to stop a driver of a vehicle in the area of Southeast 136th Avenue and Division Stree

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22 Union Gospel Mission - 02/02/16 1:47 PM Harney County Officer Involved Shooting Investigation Update
Wednesday Feb 3, 6:38 AM
The Deschutes County Sheriff's Office was asked by the Oregon State Police to lead the investigation into the officer involved shooting on January 26, 2016 in Harney County.

Th

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23 Portland Fire & Rescue Introduces Zeus, our New Top Dog
Wednesday Feb 3, 6:38 AM
Portland Fire & Rescue Introduces Zeus, our New Top Dog
On Tuesday, PF&R welcomed a new member to its ranks, Zeus the Arson Dog. Arson dogs are conditioned to detect and alert hydrocarbons found in petroleum-based fuel in exchange for a

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24 Josephine County Man Charged with Sex Abuse Of Minor Girl
Wednesday Feb 3, 6:34 AM
Josephine County Man Charged with Sex Abuse Of Minor Girl
A Josephine County Man has been arrested for multiple crimes in connection with an on-going Sex Abuse investigation.

On January 26th, 2016, the OSP Criminal Investigation Divis

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25 17-Year-Old Megan Owens Feared Drowned At Cape Kiwanda State Natural Area
Wednesday Feb 3, 6:30 AM
17-Year-Old Megan Owens Feared Drowned At Cape Kiwanda State Natural Area
CAPE KIWANDA, Oregon - The search continues for the missing teenage girl who fell into the Pacific Ocean at Cape Kiwanda State Natural Area.

On February 01, 2016 at approximate

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