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1 Portland police report weapons at demonstrations
Sunday November 18, 2018 - 5:20 AM
Portland police report weapons at demonstrations
A small protest called #HimToo organized by the far-right group Patriot Prayer was met by hundreds of counter-protesters in Portland on Saturday, CBS Portland affiliate KOIN reports. The protests were meant to be peaceful, but clashes began as the groups started to disperse.

Portland police ... [More]    

2 Mayor Ted Wheeler says he can't wait until his term as mayor is over
Sunday November 18, 2018 - 4:56 AM
Mayor Ted Wheeler says  he can't wait until his term as mayor is over
On Thursday, after finishing a speech at the Oregon Health Forum in which he was heckled, Wheeler mumbled, “I can’t wait for the next 24 months to be over,” indicating he may not seek re-election.

"If you know me, you know I mutter quite a bit,” Wheeler said in a statement issued later in th ... [More]    

3 Oregon Welfare Workers Allowed Boy In Dangerous Home
Sunday November 18, 2018 - 4:49 AM
PORTLAND, Oregon — A man pled guilty to repeatedly injuring his 7-year-old son after state child welfare workers placed the boy in his custody despite his lengthy history of domestic violence and an order barring him from seeing his two younger sons.

The Oregonian/OregonLive reports Robert L ... [More]    

4 Massive Bird Death in Hillsboro
Sunday November 18, 2018 - 4:46 AM
HILLSBORO, Oregon — Oregon authorities are looking into a mass bird death in the Hillsboro area.

A red-tailed hawk, bald eagle, and many red-winged blackbirds and European starlings were found dead in a field in Hillsboro a few days ago.

A few birds have been taken to a U.S. Fish an ... [More]    

5 Six People Arrested in Portland Demonstration
Sunday November 18, 2018 - 4:43 AM
Six People Arrested in Portland Demonstration
PORTLAND, Oregon - On Saturday, November 17, 2018, during protest events near Terry Schrunk Plaza and Chapman Square Park, six people were arrested.

The General Services Administration, the federal agency responsible for Terry Schrunk Plaza, approved a permit for a group to use the plaza to ... [More]    

6 Stabbing Investigation in Portland's Old Town/Chinatown
Sunday November 18, 2018 - 4:40 AM
PORTLAND, Oregon - On Saturday, November 17, 2018, at 5:27 p.m., Central Precinct and Transit Division officers responded to the report of a stabbing near Northwest 6th Avenue and Northwest Irving Street.

Officers and emergency medical personnel arrived and located an adult male with an inj ... [More]    

7 25-year-old Dead in Head-on Crash, Five Others Injured
Sunday November 18, 2018 - 4:39 AM
CORNELIUS, Oregon - On Saturday, November 17, 2018, at 7:00 p.m., Washington County Sheriff’s Office deputies serving the City of Cornelius responded to a head-on crash at Tualatin Valley Highway and NW 341 Avenue.

Deputies found a 2015 Dodge Challenger Hellcat had been driving west on Tuala ... [More]    

8 Hate Crime On The Rise In Oregon, But Possibly More Than Data Show
Thursday November 15, 2018 - 4:58 PM
Every year, the Federal Bureau of Investigation releases national hate crime statistics.

According to that data, hate crimes in Oregon are up by 40 percent from 2016 to 2017.

But there are limits to the data.

Of the 214 Oregon agencies that participate in the FBI’s hate crime ... [More]    

9 OREGON ADDS 4,600 JOBS IN OCTOBER
Thursday November 15, 2018 - 12:36 PM
Oregon employers added 4,600 jobs in October.

New data from the State of Oregon Employment Department said the seasonally adjusted nonfarm payroll numbers follow a revised gain of 4,700 jobs in September. Economist David Cooke said monthly gains were widespread with nine of the top thirteen ... [More]    

10 Tigard Homeowner Confronts and Shoots Intruder
Thursday November 15, 2018 - 11:58 AM
TIGARD, Oregon - Just after 7:15 AM today, a 9-1-1 call alerted Tigard Police that an intruder was attempting entry into a residence located at 11075 SW Sage Terrace in Tigard. The caller advised the police dispatcher that he confronted the suspect and a gun was discharged. Tigard Police were on-sce ... [More]    
11 St. Charles Health System removes gender designation from patient ID bracelets
Thursday November 15, 2018 - 9:40 AM
BEND, Oregon – A hospital in central Oregon has made a small change that represented a huge difference for its transgender patients: It removed the gender designation from patient identification bracelets.

The Bulletin newspaper in Bend reports the St. Charles Health System adopted the chang ... [More]    

12 Jeff Merkley pushes for Oregon law change to run for both Senate and president in 2020
Thursday November 15, 2018 - 9:38 AM
Longtime Sen. Jeff Merkley is reportedly seeking a change to Oregon’s laws that would allow him to simultaneously run for president and re-election to the Senate in 2020.

“Sen. Merkley has been approached by Oregonians who have expressed interest in changing the law,” spokesman Ray Zaccaro t ... [More]    

13 Oregon Affected By Wildfires in California that killed 50
Thursday November 15, 2018 - 5:42 AM
SALEM, Oregon - Oregon is starting to see more affects from the massive wildfires burning in California. The DEQ Air Quality Index Map shows the air quality is in the moderate range this morning, up and down the Willamette valley. Earlier this morning Portland reached the “Unhealthy For Sensitive Gr ... [More]    
14 Man sentenced after raping a 14-year-old Portland girl
Thursday November 15, 2018 - 3:45 AM
PORTLAND, Oregon — Man convicted of raping a 14-year-old Portland girl has been sentenced to more than two years in Oregon prison after a sexual assault kit linked him to the crime

49-year-old Chanh Van Tran was sentenced Tuesday after he pleaded guilty last week to third-degree rape and th ... [More]    

15 More than $1 million in unclaimed prizes expire soon
Monday November 12, 2018 - 3:47 PM
November 5, 2018 - Salem, Ore. – With each Powerball drawing many Oregonians win prizes that aren’t the large jackpot prize. Last November, two lucky Powerball players in Portland, were amongst these Oregonians, with each winning significant non-jackpot prizes. However, more often than people would ... [More]    
16 Detained asylum seekers in Oregon file federal lawsuit
Sunday November 4, 2018 - 3:20 AM
PORTLAND, Oregon — Two federal prisoners who had sought asylum in Sheridan have filed a lawsuit charging the Trump administration had violated various religious protections.

Gurpreet Singh and Pachattar Singh filed a federal lawsuit Thursday saying they weren't allowed to follow customs of t ... [More]    

17 Shooting Investigation Early Saturday in Portland's Montavilla Neighborhood
Sunday November 4, 2018 - 3:14 AM
PORTLAND, Oregon - Yesterday at 2:36 AM, Portland police responded to a residence in the 700 block of Southeast 88th Avenue on the report of a disturbance involving gunfire.

Officers arrived at the scene and contacted multiple people with information about a disturbance. During the initial ... [More]    

18 Highway 22 westbound from Edgewater exit to Rosemont exit closed
Sunday November 4, 2018 - 3:12 AM
Highway 22 westbound will be closed between the Edgewater exit and the Rosemont exit as police investigate a crash involving a pedestrian at that location.

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19 Two Firearms Seized After Shooting Suspect Arrested Friday Morning
Saturday November 3, 2018 - 12:54 AM
Two Firearms Seized After Shooting Suspect Arrested Friday Morning
PORTLAND, Oregon - Early Friday morning , police served multiple search warrants in connection with a shooting investigation that began in early October.

Search warrants were served at residences in the 4300 block of North Kerby Avenue and the 7300 block of Southeast Claybourne Street. Duri ... [More]    

20 Man Sentenced to 17 Years in Deadly Portland Shooting
Friday November 2, 2018 - 7:16 AM
PORTLAND, Oregon — An Oregon man convicted in a deadly shooting in Portland's Old Town was sentenced to 17 years in prison.

On Thursday, Thomas Dorris pleaded guilty last month to first-degree manslaughter, third-degree assault and being a felon in possession of a firearm.

Back in Ju ... [More]    

21 Impaired Driver Captured by Beaverton K-9 After Fleeing Crash
Friday November 2, 2018 - 7:10 AM
Impaired Driver Captured by Beaverton K-9 After Fleeing Crash
On Thursday, November 1, 2018, at 5:47 a.m., Washington County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a vehicle crash at the intersection of Southwest Bald Peak Road and Southwest Laurelwood Road in unincorporated Washington County.

As a deputy was arriving, a black 2011 Chevrolet Camaro, wi ... [More]    

22 Longview man arrested for making bomb threats
Friday November 2, 2018 - 7:06 AM
LONGVIEW, Washington - On 11/01/18 the Cowlitz County Sheriff’s Office was notified of a Facebook posting of a Longview man holding what appeared to be a bomb, and who had written the comment, “Walt’s Meats Company will be closed tomorrow. Thank you for your loyal meat buying. Have a nice Hallowee ... [More]    
23 Oregon Women Get 30 Days In Jail For Horse Neglect
Thursday November 1, 2018 - 9:43 AM
BEND, Oregon — Two Oregon women have been convicted of failing to care for more than 80 horses on a ranch in Terrebonne. They were sentenced to 30 days in jail.

The Bulletin reports 68-year-old Linda Stream and her 42-year-old daughter Christina Hart were sentenced Tuesday in Deschutes Count ... [More]    

24 Inmates walks away from Marion County Transition Center
Thursday November 1, 2018 - 6:45 AM
SALEM, Oregon - On November 1st, 2018 around 6am an inmate from the Marion County Transition Center walked away from the facility. The inmate is 44 year old Mark Alvarado. Mr Alcarado is 5'06 tall and weighs approximately 230 lbs. Mr Alvarado was being held at the Transition Center on a Probation ... [More]    
25 Timothy Cato charged with murder in death of Tyler Chism
Tuesday October 30, 2018 - 3:27 AM
Timothy Cato charged with murder in death of Tyler Chism
PORTLAND, Oregon - On Monday, 59-year-old Timothy Cato was charged in connection with the homicide of 28-year-old Tyler Chism.

On October 25, 2018, shortly after 2 a.m., officers assigned to the Portland Police Bureau responded to the area of Northwest 3rd Avenue and Northwest Everett Street ... [More]