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1 Oregon’s Special Election Tuesday Starts The 2018 Progressive Wave
Sunday January 21, 2018 - 8:50 AM
This Tuesday, Oregonians are joining millions of progressives who have turned out in record numbers to vote in Special Elections across the country since Trump took office.

In Georgia's 2017 Special Election, progressive turnout "blew past typical off-year levels." In Virginia, turnout was t ... [More]    

2 Usher sparks USC rally in win over Oregon State
Sunday January 21, 2018 - 6:36 AM
Jordan Usher buried three 3-pointers during a 18-0 second-half flurry Saturday night, enabling USC to overcome a 7 1/2-minute scoring drought and defeat Oregon State 74-67 in Pacific-12 Conference men’s basketball play in Corvallis, Ore.

Usher finished with 14 points, all but two on 3-pointe ... [More]    

3 Suspect Arrested in Connection to September 2017 Murder Investigation (Photo)
Sunday January 21, 2018 - 5:42 AM
On Friday, 44-year-old Lorenzo L. Jones was arrested by Eugene police during a traffic stop on a Multnomah County warrant. He was wanted for the September 17, 2017 murder of 27-year-old Wilbert Butler in the 3600 block of Southeast 28th Avenue.

Based on information learned by the Portland P ... [More]    

4 Mother of dead baby arrested for Manslaughter in her baby's death
Sunday January 21, 2018 - 1:47 AM
Mother of dead baby arrested for Manslaughter in her baby's death
On November 21st, 2017, the McMinnville Police Department began an investigation involving a 7-week old baby girl that had sustained suspicious, life-threatening injuries while at a residence in McMinnville. The baby was taken to Willamette Valley Medical Center in McMinnville and then taken by Life ... [More]    
5 Waldport Bank Robbery Suspect in Custody in the Lincoln County Jail
Friday January 19, 2018 - 6:10 AM
Waldport Bank Robbery Suspect in Custody in the Lincoln County Jail
On 1/11/18, Detectives with the Lincoln County Sheriff's Office received information from Detectives with the Brookings Police Department and the US Marshals Service that a Stanley Carl Green, 55 years of age, was frequenting the area of Brookings, Or. The US Marshals and the Brookings Police Depart ... [More]    
6 Man Swept Away Off Rocks in Depoe Bay
Friday January 19, 2018 - 4:12 AM
On January 18, 2018 at approximately 7:15pm, Oregon State Police was notified by the United States Coast Guard that they had terminated the search efforts in Depoe Bay for the male who was swept into the ocean. Due to the ocean temperature and surf conditions they do not anticipate resuming tomorrow ... [More]    
7 Minit Man Market Store Robbed in Portland's Cully Neighborhood
Tuesday January 16, 2018 - 7:33 AM
PORTLAND, Oregon - On Monday, January 15, 2018, at 8:53 p.m., North Precinct officers responded to the report of a robbery at the Minit Man Market, located at 4339 Northeast Killingsworth Street.

Officers arrived at the store and learned two suspects entered the location, demanded money whi ... [More]    

8 CMV crashes into a disabled vehicle near Corbett
Tuesday January 16, 2018 - 4:30 AM
On Monday, January 15, 2018 at approximately 5:15 PM, State Police responded to the report of a commercial car and trailer had crashed westbound off I-84 near milepost 23, just east of Corbett. It was reported the CMV had left the roadway, crashed through the guardrail and rolled down a steep embank ... [More]    
9 Citizen Complaint Leads to Large Drug Bust
Tuesday January 16, 2018 - 3:27 AM
On 01/15/18 at approximately 12:23 pm, a concerned citizen called 911 and reported a reckless driver on Highway 22 traveling westbound. The citizen not only reported the reckless driving, but advised dispatch they observed the male driver smoking what they believed was Methamphetamine from a glass p ... [More]    
10 A Key Tool to Help Oregon Fight Climate Change
Thursday January 11, 2018 - 9:35 AM
With the Trump administration undermining federal action to address climate change, states like Oregon are stepping up to protect the planet for future generations.

For example, after President Trump announced that he will withdraw the U.S. from the Paris Climate Agreement, Oregon joined t ... [More]    

11 Oregon Marijuana Retailers Fail OLCC Decoy Checks Across State
Thursday January 11, 2018 - 9:33 AM
The Oregon Liquor Control Commission (OLCC) performed a series of decoy purchases at marijuana dispensaries across the state and they failed miserably … except in Central Oregon where they continue a 100% compliance rate. In every region of western Oregon there was an unacceptable failure rate rangi ... [More]    
12 Oregon Is The 2nd Most Popular State For People To Move To
Tuesday January 9, 2018 - 9:35 AM
Oregon Is The 2nd Most Popular State For People To Move To
A national survey by the moving company found 65 percent of their customers packed up and moved to Oregon last year. Oregon was second only to Vermont for the state most people migrated to in 2017.

Overall, Americans flocked to western states last year. Idaho came in 3rd in the survey, fo ... [More]    

13 Robbery with Gunfire at Market in Portland's Lent Neighborhood
Tuesday January 9, 2018 - 4:24 AM
PORTLAND, Oregon - On Monday, January 8, 2018, at 6:37 p.m., East Precinct officers responded to the report of an armed robbery with gunfire at the Checkers Market, located at 9122 Southeast Flavel Street.

Officers arrived in the area and spoke to an employee who was in the store at the tim ... [More]    

14 Ethics ruling raises questions about Oregon legislators with stake in private businesses
Tuesday January 9, 2018 - 3:29 AM
The Oregon Ethics Commission last week found that former first lady Cylvia Hayes broke state ethics laws barring officials from using their positions for personal gain.

The long-running investigation toppled Gov. Kitzhaber and set in motion a slew of only-in-Oregon corruption jokes:

... [More]    

15 A Tigard Elementary School Student Approached By Stranger In Van
Friday January 5, 2018 - 9:53 AM
TIGARD, Oregon - Tigard Police would like to take this opportunity to remind parents the importance of speaking to their children regarding safety. Children should be encouraged to be alert and to know what steps to take in the event they find themselves in a situation that could be uncomfortable or ... [More]    
16 Corvallis ATM Robbed
Friday January 5, 2018 - 9:52 AM
CORVALLIS, Oregon - On December 27th, 2017, at approximately 10:16 am, Corvallis Police Department Officers responded to the Bank of America at 324 SW 3rd ST, after a 911 caller reported an unknown male came up from behind the victim, as cash was being dispensed from the ATM outside the bank, and gr ... [More]    
17 Some Oregonians Upset Over New Self-Serve Gas Law
Wednesday January 3, 2018 - 3:10 AM
Some Oregonians Upset Over New Self-Serve Gas Law
SALEM, Oregon - The ability to pump your own gas is now law in Oregon.

The Oregon Senate gave final approval that allows self-service fueling in 15 rural counties.

The self-serve gas law that took effect Monday and has gone viral on the Internet.

House Bill 2482, which was s ... [More]    

18 Hillsboro Woman Killed in Head-On Crash on River Road
Wednesday January 3, 2018 - 2:24 AM
Hillsboro Woman Killed in Head-On Crash on River Road
HILLSBORO, Oregon - A 55-year-old Hillsboro woman died after crashing head-on into another vehicle on Southwest River Road. The other driver was transported to a local hospital with apparent minor injuries.

On January 2, 2018, at 3:04 p.m., Washington County Sheriff's Office deputies respon ... [More]    

19 Centennial Neighborhood Store Robbed at Gunpoint
Wednesday January 3, 2018 - 1:23 AM
PORTLAND, Oregon - On Tuesday at 8:39 p.m., began an investigation of an armed robbery at Roll Your Own, located at 15801 Southeast Division Street.

An employee told police that two suspects entered the store, both armed with handguns. The suspects demanded money and left the store without ... [More]    

20 Why McMinnVille Makes For The Perfect Getaway From Portland, Oregon
Tuesday December 26, 2017 - 8:48 AM
Why McMinnVille Makes For The Perfect Getaway From Portland, Oregon

Portland, Oregon, is a city I visit often, for both work and pleasure. For starters, the vibes are refreshingly chill and laid back. Dressing casually is the norm, even when dining at chicer spots. And the popular slogan of "Keep Portland Weird” ensures that people from ... [More]    

21 Suspect Arrested After Robbing Pedestrian and Theft of Vehicle in Southeast Portland
Tuesday December 26, 2017 - 8:36 AM
PORTLAND, Oregon - On Monday, December 25, 2017 at 2:49 p.m., East Precinct officers responded to the report that a pedestrian was robbed in the 10300 block of Southeast Washington Street.

As officers responded to the location, the victim of the robbery provided the emergency call-taker a d ... [More]    

22 Girlfriend’s Kiss Proves Lethal for Oregon Inmate
Sunday December 24, 2017 - 8:06 PM
Anthony Powell was a 41-year-old inmate at the Oregon State Penitentiary in Salem serving a life sentence for an aggravated murder conviction for fatally stabbing his mother-in-law. In June last year, he received a “privileged contact” visit from his girlfriend Melissa Ann Blair.

Thought to ... [More]    

23 Teacher in Oregon accused of having sexual relationship with underage student
Sunday December 24, 2017 - 8:01 PM
Teacher in Oregon accused of having sexual relationship with underage student
A 29-year-old teacher in Oregon is accused of numerous sex crimes after authorities said she had carried on a sexual relationship with an underage student.

Andrea Nicole Baber, who taught literature, writing and speech at Logos Christian Academy in Springfield, started a sexual relationship ... [More]    

24 Murder-Suicide In Gresham
Sunday December 24, 2017 - 9:41 AM
GRESHAM, Oregon - On Saturday, December 23, 2017 at 8:25pm a man walked into the Gresham Police Department lobby and reported that his adult son, 35-year-old Robert Lopez of Gresham, had just shot and killed his girlfriend, 34-year-old Hillary Vodden of Gresham. Gresham Police Officers immediately r ... [More]    
25 Suspect Arrested in Connection to Robbery with a Hammer
Friday December 22, 2017 - 8:55 AM
On Thursday, December 21, 2017, at 12:06 p.m., North Precinct officers responded to the report of a robbery at the Ace Hardware, located at 228 Northeast Broadway.

When officers arrived at the location, they learned a man was seen shoplifting from the store. Store employees confronted the s ... [More]