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1 Action on Climate Change Passes in Oregon
Wednesday February 21, 2018 - 4:21 AM
Action on Climate Change Passes in Oregon
SALEM, Oregon - Two bills climate action bills advanced in the Oregon legislature this past week, passing their respective policy committees in the state Senate and House.

While dismal news just keeps pouring out of the nation’s capital on climate change, states are increasingly showing mo ... [More]    

2 Burglary Arrest Waldport Shell Gas Station
Wednesday February 21, 2018 - 4:16 AM
During the early morning of February 18, 2018 Deputy Tadlock and Deputy Larson with the Lincoln County Sheriff's Office responded to the Waldport Shell Gas Station after the owner of the business found a damaged window and property stolen from the convenience store. Deputies viewed video surveillanc ... [More]    
3 Car Prowler Arrested After Breaking Into a Car in the Pearl District
Monday February 19, 2018 - 2:17 AM
PORTLAND, Oregon - On Friday February 16, 2018, at 7:21 p.m., Central Precinct officers responded to the report of a car prowl in the 200 block of Northwest 13th Avenue. The victim was reporting that an iPad was stolen and was being tracked in the area.

Officers canvassed the area and event ... [More]    

4 Woman arrested on Manslaughter, DUII charges following deadly crash
Sunday February 18, 2018 - 8:59 AM
Woman arrested on Manslaughter, DUII charges following deadly crash
The Clackamas County Sheriff's Office arrested one woman on DUII and multiple Manslaughter charges following a fatal Feb. 15 two-car collision on S. Barlow Rd. that led to the deaths of a driver and passenger in a car that caught fire.

The victims in the Feb. 15 fatal two-car collision on ... [More]    

5 Single-Family Fire in Deschutes County
Sunday February 18, 2018 - 1:50 AM
Disaster responders with the local American Red Cross responded to a home fire disaster on Saturday February 17, 2018, at approximately 8:45 p.m. in the 1100 block of Hwy 20, in Sisters, OR. This single-family disaster affected 2 adults.

The Red Cross provided resources to help address the ... [More]    

6 Bill to Amend Oregon Constitution Lands in Health Committee
Thursday February 15, 2018 - 3:18 AM
SALEM, Oregon — Senate President Peter Courtney on Wednesday told a committee headed by a retired nurse to consider a bill that asks voters to amend the state Constitution to make health care a fundamental right.

Senator Courtney referred the bill to the Senate committee on health care a day ... [More]    

7 More than 300 Firefighters to Visit Salem this Weekend for DPSST's Winter Fire School
Thursday February 15, 2018 - 2:13 AM
More than 300 Firefighters to Visit Salem this Weekend for DPSST's Winter Fire School
More than 300 career and volunteer firefighters from throughout the state will converge on Salem (Oregon) this weekend for the annual Winter Fire School hosted by the Department of Public Safety Standards and Training (DPSST) at the Oregon Public Safety Academy.

On February 17th and 18th, 2 ... [More]    

8 Suspect Taken Into Custody by SERT Members
Thursday February 15, 2018 - 2:01 AM
PORTLAND, Oregon - The wanted suspect that officers observed entering a residence in the 5900 block of Northeast 12th Avenue has been taken into custody.

Officers established a perimeter around the residence and members of the Crisis Negotiation Team (CNT) attempted multiple methods to comm ... [More]    

9 Chiloquin Man Admits to Stealing From Grandmother to Gamble
Sunday February 11, 2018 - 9:20 AM
KLAMATH FALLS, Oregon — An Oregon man has admitted he stole more than $100,000 from his blind, 94-year-old grandmother. He plead guilty to theft charges and was sentenced to 30 days in jail.

Richard Barney of Chiloquin was also ordered to pay restitution, undergo gambling-addiction treatment ... [More]    

10 Oregon Increases Protections for Marbled Murrelet
Sunday February 11, 2018 - 9:17 AM
Oregon Increases Protections for Marbled Murrelet
PORTLAND, Oregon — On Friday, the Oregon environmental officials increased protections for the marbled murrelet, a small seabird from the North Pacific known as the "enigma of the Pacific" because it lives and hunts in the ocean but nests far inland in the high canopy of mossy, old-growth forests. ... [More]    
11 Northeast Portland Pizza Shop Robbed Late Friday Night - No Arrests
Sunday February 11, 2018 - 9:07 AM
PORTLAND, Oregon - On Friday February 9, 2018, at 10:18 p.m., East Precinct officers responded to the report of an armed robbery at Dominos Pizza, located at 453 Northeast 70th Avenue.

Officers arrived in the area and contacted employees who told police that the suspect entered the shop, im ... [More]    

12 Body recovered from East fork of Lewis River
Sunday February 11, 2018 - 9:06 AM
Shortly after 0900 yesterday morning a 911 call was placed by two fishermen who had located what they believed was a body in the East fork of the Lewis River. Patrol units responded and confirmed that the remains of a male had been discovered in the water approximately three quarters of a mile below ... [More]    
13 Bicyclist dies after riding into path of semi
Saturday February 10, 2018 - 8:22 AM
Bicyclist dies after riding into path of semi
On February 9, 2018, at approximately 12:20 PM, the Oregon State Police responded to a motor vehicle crash involving a bicyclist on Highway 101 near milepost 350, in Curry County.

The preliminary investigation has revealed that the bicyclist had ridden into the path of a 2018 Peterbilt trac ... [More]    

14 Man killed as motorcycle and two cars collide
Tuesday February 6, 2018 - 5:43 AM
PORTLAND, Oregon - On Tuesday, February 6, 2018, at 2:39 a.m., East Precinct officers responded to the report of motorcycle versus two vehicle crash near the intersection of Southeast 141st Avenue and Southeast Powell Boulevard.

Officers and emergency medical personnel arrived on scene and ... [More]    

15 Soldier Who Died in Accidental Shooting in Oregon Identified
Tuesday February 6, 2018 - 2:45 AM
ASTORIA, Oregon — A soldier who died in an accidental shooting at a training facility near the Oregon coast has been identified.

24-year-old Spc. Devin Kuhn died Wednesday from a gunshot wound in the emergency room at Columbia Memorial Hospital in Astoria.

Kuhn was assigned to Alpha ... [More]    

16 Man Killed on Highway 138E in Douglas County.
Saturday February 3, 2018 - 8:39 AM
On February 2, 2018 at approximately 11:57pm, the Oregon State Police and medical personnel responded to a single fatal motor vehicle crash on Highway 138E near milepost 16 in Douglas County.

Preliminary investigation revealed that a white 1992 Toyota Tacoma pickup, operated by Dakota Richa ... [More]    

17 Police Seize 17 Firearms as Part of Operation Safe Winter
Friday February 2, 2018 - 2:50 AM
Police Seize 17 Firearms as Part of Operation Safe Winter
PORTLAND, Oregon - With 2018 just a month old, the Portland Police Bureau's Homicide Detail has already investigated the death of five people as a result of gun violence (with one occurring just last night in Northwest Portland). Operation Safe Winter was enacted and implemented over the last two we ... [More]    
18 Woman killed by hit and run driver in Southeast Portland
Thursday February 1, 2018 - 8:46 AM
PORTLAND, Oregon - Just after midnight, early morning Thursday, February 1, a female pedestrian was hit by a vehicle at Southeast 148th Avenue and Southeast Stark Street.

Police found a woman laying in the roadway with major injuries. A medical team arrived and determined the woman had died ... [More]    

19 Divers Recover Body After Canoe Capsizes in Prineville
Tuesday January 30, 2018 - 6:35 AM
PRINEVILLE, Oregon — Divers recovered the body of a missing man after a canoe overturned east of Prineville.

Crook County Undersheriff James Savage says divers found the body of Christopher Callahan at 10 a.m. Monday.

Deputies responded Sunday afternoon to reports that a canoe with t ... [More]    

20 Stephanie Breazile Selected As 2018 Oregon Dairy Princess-Ambassador
Tuesday January 30, 2018 - 6:33 AM
Stephanie Breazile Selected As 2018 Oregon Dairy Princess-Ambassador
SALEM, Oregon - Stephanie Breazile has been selected as the 2018 Oregon Dairy Princess-Ambassador. The choice was made at the 59th annual coronation and banquet at the Salem Convention Center on Jan. 27.

Breazile was selected from a five finalists including Megan Sprute of Washington County, ... [More]    

21 Flu Outbreak Closes Hilda Lahti Elementary School In Astoria
Tuesday January 30, 2018 - 6:27 AM
Flu Outbreak Closes Hilda Lahti Elementary School In Astoria
ASTORIA, Oregon - Hilda Lahti Elementary School in Knappa will keep kindergartners through sixth-graders at home Tuesday and Wednesday to help stem a flu outbreak that has affected an estimated 43 percent of students, along with several teachers and staff.

The flu outbreak at Hilda Lahti beg ... [More]    

22 Family of rancher killed during wildlife refuge standoff sues U.S., FBI
Saturday January 27, 2018 - 3:34 PM
Family of rancher killed during wildlife refuge standoff sues U.S., FBI
PORTLAND, Oregon — FBI special agent W. Joseph Astarita was indicted for misconduct involving the murder of Robert LaVoy Finicum, one of the occupiers of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge.

Family members of rancher Finicum who was shot and killed by police during the 2016 armed occupation ... [More]    

23 Man Sentenced to 70 Months for Pimping Young Girl
Saturday January 27, 2018 - 1:07 PM
Man Sentenced to 70 Months for Pimping Young Girl
BEAVERTON, Oregon - On Thursday, January 25, 2018, Washington County Circuit Court Judge Oscar Garcia sentenced 36 year-old Ahmed Turay Jr to 70 months in prison for pimping a 17 year-old girl via a website. Turay was arrested in September, 2017, during a sex trafficking sting operation focused on u ... [More]    
24 Sherwood Police Investigate Boy With BB Gun
Saturday January 27, 2018 - 11:48 AM
SHERWOOD, Oregon - Police in Sherwood responded to a call regarding a boy with a gun. It was initially reported that the boy was in the Sherwood High School parking lot. Although school was out for the day, the high school was put into lockout.

Around 3:30pm, on Saturday, police made contac ... [More]    

25 Man Sentenced to 81 Years for Sexually Abusing Children
Tuesday January 23, 2018 - 8:53 AM
On January 12, 2018, Washington County Circuit Court Judge Eric Butterfield sentenced 49 year-old Kevin Wayne Randolph to 975 months in prison (81 years) for numerous sex crimes he committed against members of his own family. Randolph, who appeared in the custody of the Washington County Sheriff's O ... [More]